Rooftop Farm Yoga
Every Mon. | 6:30 to 7:30 pm @ Brooklyn Grange, Navy Yard, Brooklyn
Every Monday head to the roof for some fresh air and loosen up with Sarah Schumann of Prospect Heights’ Shambhala Yoga and Dance Center. These asana sessions are open to practitioners of all levels. Classes will be held on the Brooklyn Grange’s spacious paved patio at dusk, so that attendees can enjoy the herb-scented breeze as the sun sets behind the Manhattan skyline.
Young and Able Workshops
August 30 | 7 to 9 pm @ Young and Able Workshop – 141 S. 5th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Young and Able is an online retailer that sells independent designers, many of whom are sustainable. Learn some of your own designer skills at Y&A’s final workshop in August, Floral Watercolor Painting.
Stop ‘N’ Swap
Sunday, August 30 | 12pm-3pm @ Williamsburg Community Center, 195 Graham Ave at Scholes St, Brooklyn
Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, & toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something. No furniture or large items, please. Learn more.FEED Supper
Sept. 8 thru November 11 @ The NY Intistute of Aromatherapy, 530 E 13th Street, Manhattan
The NY Institute of Aromatherapy offers classes and workshops where you can create handmade organic beauty and home products. The school’s founder, Amy Galper, is an industry vet who consults with beauty brands, she’s a trailblazer in the beauty and wellness movement, having launched one of the first luxury organic beauty brands back in 2003, Buddha Nose. Make your own hand sanitizing gel, herbal infusion, custom botanical perfume, fizzy bath bomb, body butter, and more.
$35 to $250 | More info
s(low) down fundraiser
Wed. Sept 9 | 7 to 10 pm @ Wythe Hotel – 80 Wythe Ave, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
This party by Slow Food NYC will feature artisanal cocktails with spirits provided by local distilleries, delectable seasonal dishes created by Slow Food NYC Snail of Approval awardee Reynard, oysters from Sea to Table, wine, beer and hard cider and live foot-tapping bluegrass music. The party’s extraordinary raffle and silent auction is like no other, offering one-of-a-kind, food-centric experiences.
Tickets: Slow Food Members, $130 | General, $150 | Slow Food NYC Patron, $500
Wednesday, 9/16 thru Friday, 10/16 | 6:30pm Cocktails, 7:00pm Dinner @ locations in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and the greater metropolitan Washington, DC, and Los Angeles areas.
This fall, through a series of suppers at their communal tables around the country, Le Pain Quotidien will help give 250,000 meals to families here and around the world in their second annual FEED Supper campaign. Their goal is to raise 2 million meals by World Food Day, October 16. Get a three course dinner, unlimited wine and beer, and a special limited edition LPQxFEED gift bag.
Tickets are $100 per person (Your ticket provides 465 meals to families in need; $50 tax-deductible)
The Brooklyn Slur – Runner & Stone
Mon. September 29 | 7 to 9 pm @ Runner & Stone – 285 Third Avenue (btn. Carol & President), Brooklyn
It’s the Slow Food NYC monthly Happy Hour! It’s fun, social, and informal. But it’s also your opportunity to talk to the leadership of Slow Food NYC and let them know what you think. Got a great idea for an event? Looking for ways to get involved? Want to learn more about Slow Food? Just looking to have a relaxing drink with other “Slow” minded people? The Slur is your opportunity. Runner & Stone will be providing all attendees complimentary seasonal bar snacks.
Free and open to everyone.
If there’s anything I forgot, let me know in the comments!