3rd Annual Kingsland Wildflowers Festival returns THIS SATURDAY! FREE to enter! (9/22)

Join Kingsland Wildflowers for a fun day celebrating their third season of programming, education, and research at Kingsland Wildflowers. Visitors can explore the half-acre, green roof habitat and native plant garden. North Brooklyn community organizations will be tabling and featuring activities to engage families and children. The festival offers an opportunity to learn about local environmental initiatives while exploring green infrastructure dedicated to native plants and birds.

Activities include:

❀ Tours of green roofs with wildlife and plant experts
❀ Interactive activities for kids and families
❀ Food, beer, live music & special dance performances
❀ Community organizations discussing local conservation projects
❀ 360º panoramic views of Brooklyn, Manhattan, & Queens

Music & Dance Performances by:
❀ Bethany Yarrow & Rufus Cappadocia
❀ Matt Darriau & Paradox Trio
❀ Autumn Kioti & Dakota Bouher

RSVP HERE. FREE ADMISSION! RAIN OR SHINE!

The Festival will feature the newly-brewed Safe Flight IPA. This special brew was concocted by Kings County Brewers Collective in partnership with NYC Audubon to raise awareness about window strikes, which kill nearly a billion birds each year. Broadway Stages will also be collecting coats at the event for their annual coat drive!

KCBC + NYC Audubon beer collaboration:  Safe Flight IPA.
Broadway Stages annual coat drive… Taking coat donations/ collections at the Festival!

Participating Organizations & Vendors

Broadway Stages, NYC Audubon, Newtown Creek Alliance, Alive Structures, Eagle Street Rooftop Farm & Growing Chefs, Open Space Alliance, NYC Soil & Water Conservation District,  Greenpoint Tree Corps, Wild Bird Fund, The Fortune Society, NYC DEP, Trout in the Classroom, The Honeybee Conservancy, Plant Group, Randall’s Island Park Alliance, Heather Wolf, Eckford Street Studio, NOoSPHERE Arts, ArcheWild (Native Plant Sale!), North Brooklyn Boat Club, Kings County Brewers Collective, Brooklyn Brewery, Mom & Icepops, Pilot Kombucha, and more! Admission is free, still Don’t forget to RSVP!

How to get to Kingsland Wildflowers

Greenpoint Ave., G Train (check weekend MTA schedules!)
✲ B24 Bus @ Greenpoint Ave / Kingsland Ave

 

Funding for Kingsland Wildflowers is provided to NYC Audubon by the Office of the New York State Attorney General and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund.

1 Comment

  1. paul says:

    Are the Broadway Stages food at the Kingsland Wildflowers festival complimentary like in the past or do you have to pay?

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