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October 2018

Tree Planting Covenant

October 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
WNYC Transmitter Park, 1 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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Pine cone from a Virginia Pine tree

Completing the tree planting covenant that took place during Indigenous Peoples' Day Symposium, we are planting a new Virginia Pine Tree in Transmitter Park's Kent St meadow.  Please join Friends of Transmitter Park, American Indian Community House, Greenpoint Tree Corps and Greening Greenpoint as we plant pay tribute to nature. Support provided by Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund. Sunday October 28th, 2018 1pm-2pm Meet in Transmitter Park by the transmitter building.            

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November 2018

Daffodil Planting Fall 2018

November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
WNYC Transmitter Park, 1 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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Daffodil Planting Transmitter Park Fall 2018

Come plant daffodil bulbs in and around Transmitter Park so we'll have some amazing early Spring blooms next year. * meet by the Kent Street garden side of the transmitter building. Bulbs provided by New Yorkers for Parks. Tools & refreshments will be provided. * Please register for free. * "A host of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze." – William Wordsworth, I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud. New Yorkers for Parks and NYC Parks founded The…

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December 2018

General Meeting

December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 155 Milton Street (side entrance)
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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Steering committee sitting on new bench

Join us for a convening to discuss all things Transmitter Park: programing, stewardship, old building redevelopment, separation wall concept, park issues. We'll recap the year and look toward 2019. Come share your thoughts. Please RSVP. We are grateful to Pastor Foster for making the church available to us.  

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May 2019

Riverkeeper Sweep 2019

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
WNYC Transmitter Park, 1 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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Riverkeeper Sweep

Join the Friends of Transmitter Park and Riverkeeper for a clean up of WNYC Transmitter Park on Saturday, May 4, 2019 for the 8th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep, a day of service for the Hudson River and its tributaries. Volunteers will meet near the mural wall at the WNYC Transmitter Park(Greenpoint Ave and West St., Brooklyn, NY 11222). This Sweep site has neighborhood parking, with limited public parking. We ask all Sweep volunteers to wear sturdy shoes or boots, clothing that they can get dirty,…

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June 2019

June Bug Jazz Thursdays: Rafik Williamson Quartet at Transmitter Park

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WNYC Transmitter Park, 1 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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Rafik Williamson

This June the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance is partnering with the Jazz Foundation of America for the first time to bring free jazz to your neighborhood park. Every Thursday throughout the month, you can enjoy a sunset concert as part of the Jazz Foundation's Gig Fund, a program that creates much-needed work for accomplished musicians and brings free concerts to underserved audiences across the country. In Transmitter our ears will be graced by the Rafik Williamson Quartet. Rafik Williamson has…

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Greening Greenpoint Final Tree Planting Ceremony

June 7 @ 6:00 pm
WNYC Transmitter Park, 1 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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Greening Greenpoint Tree Planting

Greening Greenpoint is celebrating the planting of the final tree of the project! JOIN US AND YOUR FELLOW GREENPOINTERS IN CELEBRATING THE PROJECT BY PLANTING A SWAMP WHITE OAK AT THE TRANSMITTER PARK WATERFRONT BY HAND! The tree will be planted on the Kent St. side of the lawn by the water and the event will begin at 6:00 PM with the tree planting ceremony! After the ceremony stick around to enjoy refreshments and take some bulbs with you to plant at…

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Films on the Green Presents Peppermint Soda

June 21 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
WNYC Transmitter Park, 1 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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Peppermint Soda

PEPPERMINT SODA (Diabolo menthe) Directed by Diane Kurys, 1977, PG, 1h41, France (Courtesy of Cohen Media Group) With Anouk Ferjac, Eléonore Klarwein, Odile Michel Anne (Klarwein) and Frédérique (Michel) are sisters entering their teen years in 1963 Paris. Their life, like the world around them, is in full swing. Their personal struggles include the difficulties of divorced parents, getting their first period, discovering boys, and struggling with the confines of their strict school all while figuring out where they fit…

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Tree & Medicinal Plant ID Workshop

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
WNYC Transmitter Park, 1 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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Transmitter Park Trees & Herbs

Friends of Transmitter Park welcomes Arborist Bill Schmidt and Herbalist Maya Robinson to guide us through identifying the park's tree and plant species, focusing on those that potential provide healing properties. Please join us in this opportunity to connect more deeply to Transmitter's natural elements. Please RSVP for free below. Bill Schmidt is a certified arborist and has been a forester for the City of New York for over 10 years, during his career he's planted thousands of trees in…

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Films on the Green Presents Mustang

June 28 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
WNYC Transmitter Park, 1 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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Mustang

MUSTANG Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven, 2015, PG-13, 1h34, France-Turkey (Courtesy of Cohen Media Group) With Dogba Doguslu, Elit Iscan, Gunes Sensoy, Ilayda Akdogan, Tugba Sunguroglu Presented in partnership with the American Turkish Society, with the support of Sézane. It’s the beginning of summer in a small village in Northern Turkey. Lale (Sensoy) and her four sisters come home from school, innocently playing with boys. The supposed debauchery of their games arouses a scandal with unexpected consequences and causes the family home…

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July 2019

Bird and Plant Walk

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
WNYC Transmitter Park, 1 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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Transmitter Park Mockingbird

Join NYC Audubon Birding Guide and Naturalist Tod Winston as he helps us identify bird species in the park and how the planted life supports avian life there and beyond. The Greenpoint Avenue gardens in particular were created with this purpose in mind. Let's get into those weeds. Please register for free. We recommend bringing a pair of binoculars and a hat. Meet inside the Greenpoint Avenue entrance. Tod Winston A lifelong birder and gardener, Tod has worked in various…

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