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HONK for More Gardens! Parade - NYC 2016

  • La Plaza Cultural Community Garden East 9th Street and Avenue C New York, NY United States (map)

2016 East Village Parade for More Gardens!

The third annual collaboration between More Gardens! and HONK NYC in support of all that is green & beautiful in New York.

Celebrate the rich history of public space...the alchemy of gardeners....the shared experience of neighborhood and commmunity with us. 

DAY OF INFO: Stop by Lucky at 168 Avenue B (between 10th and 11th) for answers to all your questions!!! 


12 noon to 2pm:
Meet us in Children's Magical Garden Community and Supporters at 129 Stanton St. (near Essex) for a kid's craft workshop with Calling All Parties, followed by a tour of the gardens led by Aresh Javadi, and visiting artists, Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band(founders of the original HONK! Festival in Somerville, MA) and La Fanfare Invisible from Paris.

2pm - 4pm:
Drop in to La Plaza Cultural Community Garden for a feast of percussion! Featuring Ricardo Torres and Sambata, The Lower Eastside Girls Club's Seriously Noisy Marching Band, and a workshop at 3pm by Scott Kettnerof Maracatu New York

3pm - 6pm:
Tompkins Square Park is the place for all things brassy! 
Featuring performances by

Environmental Encroachment (Chicago)
Kings County Pipes & Drums - Brooklyn's very own.
Kenny Wollesen & The Tigers
Le Pompier Poney Club (Marseille, FR) - making their NYC debut.
Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band
plus more surprises!