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Good News: A New Garden Grows in Brooklyn!

News from the CYBERGARDENS mailing list 

Apologies if you receive this twice. 
When: THIS Saturday Nov. 4th at 1:00p 
What: Garden Preparation Event 
Where: Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott St. (Richards and Dwight) 
Witness the birth of another community garden in Red Hook!  On November
4th, there will be a groundbreaking ceremony at the new garden at the Red
Public Library.  The Horticultural Society of NY with Councilman Angel
Rodriguez are sponsoring a Community Day inviting neighbors to see the plans
the new garden to be installed next to the library this winter and spring. 
Stop by to be the first to paint the fence or plant seeds that will blossom
this spring.  The event starts at 1:00pm (library opens at 10:00am) and is
open to all ages.  Representatives from the Library, Horticultural Society,
and Brooklyn Botanic Garden will be on hand to answer questions and listen
your suggestions.  Don't miss this historical event and be sure to return in
the spring for the official opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony.  For
additional information, call 718.935-0203. 
*** REMINDERS *** 
Gowanus Artists will open their studios for an art tour on Nov. 4th and 5th
from 12pm-5pm.  For a map, stop by 295 Douglas St / 3rd Ave. this weekend,
grab a copy of this week's Courier, or visit:
Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club is sponsoring a waterfront bicycle tour this
Saturday Nov. 4th departing from Borough Hall at 9:00am (rain date: Nov.
This is a leisure ride for all ages following the shore from the Base of the
Brooklyn Bridge to the Piers of Red Hook and back up across the Bridges of
the Gowanus Canal.  No reservations are needed - dress in layers and bring
water.  Don't forget a helmet, sunscreen and a camera for the spectacular
views.  For more information, visit
http://www.waterfrontmuseum.org/dredgers/activities.htm or call 718.243-0849

I sent Toby a list of +/-50 links for your site but here's two for this
The David Foulke Memorial Garden 
The Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club 
My offer still stands - ANY community garden AT RISK can contact me for a
FREE web page similar to the one above. 
Keep up the good work! 
Owen Foote 
Gowanus Dredger 

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