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Pysanka Egg Dyeing Workshop

Sunday, April 9, 2017

1:00pm

Join us as we welcome spring at our annual Pysanka egg dyeing workshop. Ukrainian Pysanka involves drawing on an egg with a special tool, using fire and wax, and dipping the egg in multiple dyes, building up patterns and layers. The word pysanka is derived from the Ukrainian verb pysaty ‘to write’; we ‘write’ designs on the eggs. Nearly all Slavic …

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Pysanka Egg Dyeing Workshop

Sunday, April 2, 2017

2:00pm

Join us as we welcome spring at our annual Pysanka egg dyeing workshop. Ukrainian Pysanka involves drawing on an egg with a special tool, using fire and wax, and dipping the egg in multiple dyes, building up patterns and layers. The word pysanka is derived from the Ukrainian verb pysaty ‘to write’; we ‘write’ designs on the eggs. Nearly all Slavic …

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Seed Bombs with non/studio

August 7, 3pm – 5pm
2016

Topsoil forms at the rate of about 1 inch every 100 years, the speed of decay and rock fracture. Learn how to find (and fix) phosphorous, potassium and nitrogen in soil, use soil-as-dye and make worm poop seed bombs with non/studio. We will use red clay, fabric, brushes, soil from different Brooklyn locations, seeds, and worm compost for a free workshop for …

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1916 Ceiliúradh: Celebration

Saturday April 30, 2016; 3:00 – 6:00p

This Saturday, April 30, come and celebrate Irish culture and history. This free event will feature several artists showcasing Irish song, dance, theatrical performances and more. Enjoy the musical stylings of Grammy-winner Susan McKeown, the Murphy Beds, the Solas an Lae dancers and many others. An exhibition, Labor & Dignity: James Connolly in America, will also take place. Hosted by …

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Pysanka Egg Decorating

Mar 26, 2-6pm
2016

Our annual all ages workshop! The word pysanka is derived from the Ukrainian verb pysaty ‘to write’; we ‘write’ designs on the eggs. Nearly all Slavic peoples and those in the eastern Mediterranean area practiced this art in ancient times using beeswax and dyes to create tiny masterpieces of art but Ukrainian Easter Eggs from the more modern Christian era …

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Kids’ Halloween party

October 31
2 – 7pm
2015

Free and open to the public! Come in costume. Photo portrait booth! Trick or Treating!! Fun sensory games: TOUCH: guts, brain, eyeballs, and more! HEAR: Play our spooky Theremin! TASTE: Bob for an apple, and have it candied… in blood! SEE: Hand-print spider craft project 3:30-4:30pm Free shuttle to Mt. Olivet Cemetary gates: the starting point of the Maspeth Lions …

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Bloch Party

October 17, 4-6pm
2015

BLOCH PARTY with Packet Biweekly and a giant Swiss log at Onderdonk House 18-20 Flushing Ave, Queens, NY 11385 October 17, open house beginning 1pm, performances and magazine launch 4-6pm What does a 100-year old Swiss log on a journey around the world have to do with New York City’s oldest Dutch farmhouse? Come find out on Saturday, October 17! …

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Pysanka Egg Decorating

Sun Mar 29, 12pm – 4pm
2015

Free all ages workshop! The word pysanka is derived from the Ukrainian verb pysaty ‘to write’; we ‘write’ designs on the eggs. Nearly all Slavic peoples and those in the eastern Mediterranean area practiced this art in ancient times using beeswax and dyes to create tiny masterpieces of art but Ukrainian Easter Eggs from the more modern Christian era seem …

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Winter Jamboree

Feb 20
2015

Free, family friendly Winter Jamboree complete with bounce house, giant obstacle course, a beach themed photo booth, craft corner, a music video workshop and much more! Join in the fun on February 20th from 11am-2pm.