Weed WalkSun. 04/26 | 1 to 3 pm @ Grand Army Plaza entrance of Prospect Park On this walk by the Carroll Gardens store Remedies Herb Shop, join NYC herbalist Jo Anne Richards and learn how to identify and harvest wild healing plants. Discover how local weeds can support your healing and wellness and how to make your own herbal medicine! $25, advanced registration is required
The True Cost PremiereWed. 04/29 @ IFC Center The True Cost from Director Andrew Morgan is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing? Filmed in countries all over the world, from the brightest runways to the darkest slums, and featuring interviews with the world’s leading influencers including Stella McCartney, Livia Firth and Vandana Shiva, The True Cost is an unprecedented project that invites us on an eye-opening journey around the world and into the lives of the many people and places behind our clothes. On May 29, The True Cost will be released in theaters in New York (IFC Center), Los Angeles (Laemmle Music Hall) and other markets and simultaneously will be released on VOD platforms and DVD/Blu-ray. More info.
Happy Heart Yoga Retreat: Let Go & Live Lush in Lake GeorgeFri. 05/01 thru Sun. 05/03 @ Lake George
Let go of all worries, all cares, and all that causes you suffering, holds you back or keeps you stuck. Surround yourself in the lush beauty and fresh Spring air of Lake George as yoga teacher Diana cares for you through deeply cleansing and supportive yoga, full moon releasing ceremony, sacred jumps in the lake and so much more. Includes 6 vegetarian, gluten-free gourmet meals cooked by a private in-house chef and a stay at a luxury mansion. It's life changing.
$250 to $750. Info and sign up here.
Spring Fashion SwapSat. 05/02 | 1 to 4 pm @ La Luz, 135 Thames Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. (Jefferson L stop)
A fashion swap is the most sustainable, ethical, and social way to refresh your spring wardrobe! Arrive at 1 pm to drop off your clothing, shoes, and accessories for the swap and enjoy organic cocktails by Owl’s Brew and music by DJ Tanja while you scope out clothing coming in. The swap officially opens at 2 pm, so don’t be late or you’ll miss the best items! This time we’ll be organizing by sizes to make your clothes hunting even easier. In addition to sizes small to large, Ty-Juana Flores from Style Your Curves will be curating a special plus-size section, so bring your best size 10+ apparel and share your pieces with ladies like you. The first 50 ladies to buy a ticket get a swag bag filled with eco-friendly goodies and discounts to ethical retailers. Proceeds to benefit GrowNYC. Check out pictures from our fall fashion swap!
$10 Early Bird | $15 regular price | Limited entry for $20 at the door