Hey Reisenbach Friends!
Today is another day in our “Fun in the Sun” Friday Post! It’s an installment of fun activities and volunteer opportunities as a part of our Summer in a Safe City (#NYCSafeSummer) campaign. This week, we have a lot of exciting outdoor movie events and creative volunteer opportunities!
We hope that we are keeping your week packed with plenty of great suggestions. Have anything you think other people may be interested in? Email me with recommendations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enjoying the cool weather for now,
Sunday, (July 19th):
— Volunteer with Gowanus Canal Conservancy to create a compost window using almost 5,000 lbs of food scraps (that’s an insane amount of compost). Email email@example.com to RSVP!
— Have a four legged friend that would enjoy some fun activities outside? Does an obstacle course sound enticing? What about a “splash zone”? Barkbox is having the world’s biggest dog party — BarkFest! From 2 PM – 9 PM in Brooklyn, enjoy your time with other dog owners and lovers with fun things to do with you and your dog! Click here to RSVP for the biggest party of the year (it’s free!): http://barkfest.barkbox.com/
— Need some more culture in your life? The significant other nagging you that you guys don’t do anything cultured or get dressed up for anything? MoMA is having another Summergarden concert at 8 PM with the Juilliard String Quartet. Click here for more info: http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/events/24286
Monday, (July 20th):
— Watch the greatest kid-adventure movie of all time with Rooftops Films Festival. Relieve the sense of wonder and fear that the kids in The Goonies felt on their adventure. Watch this all outside on Coney Island. Click here for more info: http://bit.ly/1I8UQZr.
Tuesday, (July 21st):
— Volunteer at Sound Affects’ July Music Mezcal — a music fundraiser for raising awareness about and fighting cancer! Sound Affects is a nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the fight against cancer is fought and financed. The organization partners with musical artists to revolutionize their approach the fight against cancer. RSVP here for their free concert here: http://bit.ly/1MaohvU. Want to volunteer? Learn more about volunteering here: http://soundaffects.org/volunteer/. You must be 21+ to be a volunteer.
Thursday, (July 23rd):
— “How hard it is to hide the sparks of nature!” Know where this quote comes from? It’s from Shakespeare’s Cymbeline. “Shakespeare in the Park” is having their second Shakespearian play for the summer start today! Learn more on how to get tickets: http://bit.ly/1LfaLrP.