October 10, 2017

OpenHouseGCEF

Please join the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF)and the McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance (MPNA) for the Second Annual OpenHouseGCEF on Saturday, October 14th, from 11 am to 3 pm at McGolrick Park!

This year’s OpenHouseGCEF will celebrate the McGolrick Park as a centerpiece of the Greenpoint community, and feature many of the exciting projects GCEF has funded in the park and throughout Greenpoint that are making our community a healthier, safer, and “greener” place to live. Along with your friends and neighbors, you can:

  • Plant a bulb, beautify McGolrick Park!
  • Create take-home crafts like making your own wildflower seed packet
  • Discover local trees and birds thru tree identification and bird walk and talks
  • Enjoy story-time with favorite “green” picture books
  • Discover and touch creatures in a tank from Newtown Creek!
  • See designs for the new Greenpoint Library & Environmental Education Center
  • Listen to live music
  • and much, much more!
At OpenHouseGCEF, meet with representatives from several GCEF-funded projects, including:
  • Environmental Education Shed
  • Floating Classrooms on Greenpoint’s Waterways
  • For the Birds! Greenpoint
  • Go Green Activity Hub
  • Greening Greenpoint: An Urban Forestry Plan
  • Greenpoint Bioremediation Project
  • Greenpoint Eco-Schools: Creating a Legacy of Sustainability
  • Greenpoint Library & Environmental Education Center
  • Greenpoint Monitor Museum USS Monitor Park Shoreline Design Project
  • Greenpoint Parks Community Stewardship Project
  • Intertidal Wetland Project
  • Java Street Community Garden Sustainability Project
  • Living Dock
  • McCarren Park Urban Farm and Green Infrastructure Corridor
  • Newtown Creek SAMPLES Project
  • Soil Cycle: A Mobile Compost Initiative
We hope to see you all at OpenHouseGCEF, where we can celebrate the program’s accomplishments, learn about ongoing projects, and join our Greenpoint friends and neighbors for a fun-filled day for all ages!

If you have any questions please contact Natalie Vichnevsky.