August 20, 2017 Leaves & Worms, Construction, Sustainability & Art

Rebuilding and Improving Brower Park’s Leaf Mold Bins With the help of volunteers  of all ages and with Aaron and Claudia of the NYC Compost Project leading the effort we rebuilt Brower Park’s Leaf Mold Bins. We redesigned… Read More

School District 17 Community Festival

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10 AM – 3 PM Location: Brower Park (between Brooklyn and Kingston Avenues on St. Marks Avenue) Entertainment: Student Performances, Archery Lessons, Hands-on Art Activities, Games, Contests, Music, Food and more! Take a… Read More

July 25, 2015: Indoor Composting Workshop in Brower Park

On July 25, 2015, Friends of Brower Park in partnership with the NYC Compost Project hosted a composting workshop. Crown  Heights residents and guests of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum participated in creating an apartment sized compost bin. The… Read More

July 18, 2015: Reusing discarded bluestone

A passing park visitor helped Butterfly Gardeners transport and lift a discarded slab of bluestone onto the old stump in the Monarch Butterfly Garden habitat creating a perfect work surface for volunteer gardeners. Purple blazing stars (Scientific/Botanical name:… Read More

Weekly Butterfly Gardening

Weekly Butterfly Gardening for Sustainability, Education and Building Community. Community Service Groups and individuals are welcome. Volunteer your time and effort. [eab_single id=”654″]

May 16, 2015: It’s My Park Day

A recreation van was on hand to provide games for our young volunteers. Children helped rebuild the mulch in the Monarch Butterfly Garden then played a game of checkers. Mulch is important for our Monarch Butterfly Garden’s health. It helps retain… Read More