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Past Events

UHI Research Fellowship Final Presentation and Celebration

Date: 08/04/2023
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: 520 Kingsland ave

Join us for a presentation and celebration of Newtown Creek Alliance’s summer Urban Heat Island Research Fellows

For the first hour the Fellows will present their research projects to the audience. Following, we will open up the space for attendees to view their research posters, mingle, and celebrate the conclusion of this intensive 6-week program.

Folks hoping to attend the presentation virtually will be emailed the zoom link.

Superfund Community Advisory Group (CAG)

Date: 07/26/2023
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: LaGuardia Community College, Room E-111, 31-10 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101

Join the Newtown Creek Superfund Community Advisory Group for its next monthly meeting with the US EPA to get updates on the investigation and cleanup. Full agenda and details available here:

7th Annual Kingsland Wildflowers Festival

Date: 07/22/2023
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 520 Kingsland Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

This annual festival aims to bring awareness to Greenpoint’s, and the surrounding communities’, longstanding environmental burdens; the transition to a cleaner, healthier future; as well as the global climate crisis and the potential for local, community-based solutions. This fun summer event is free and family friendly. Registration and more information TBA here.

Greenhouse Gang

Date: 07/18/2023
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 520 Kingsland Avenue

Newtown Creek Alliance is excited to welcome volunteers to help out with our Greenhouse! Join us every third Tuesday of the month from May – September. Volunteers will assist us in up-potting and caring for our native plant nursery, many of which we grew from native seeds. Our horticulturalist, Brenda, will be onsite to guide activities and answer any questions about the plants. Register here!