Okay, the final, final, super-final dates have been selected for Crawfish Day- Thursday June 28 from 6-10pm and Saturday June 30 from 4-8pm. This will be the last ever Crawfish NY crawfish boil at solar One, so if you’ve always wanted to come, this is your last big chance. Really. We mean it. Tickets are still available!
Solar 1 and Stuyvesant Cove Park are this site of Crawfish NY’s annual New Orleans style crawfish boil to benefit Kids Need a Melody, which provides free music programs to children in shelters. Come on Saturday, June 30 or Sunday, July 1 to enjoy this feast alongside the East River. Enjoy four hearty crawfish pours cooked with all the traditional ingredients (corn, potatoes, mushrooms, onions, garlic, sausage and spices!) served with ice cold Abita beer and New Orleans hurricanes. Tickets and Info: Crawfish NY.
**Everyone who is 21 years or older with a valid ID and loves mudbugs is welcome! Sorry, no kids of any age**
Several schools in Solar One’s Green Design Lab K-12 sustainability education program launched IOBY campaigns. IOBY- In Our Back Yard – is a crowdsourcing site for environmental projects. Can you help these schoolwide sustainability projects get off the ground? The Green Design Lab IOBY projects include:
- Pedal-powered bicycle blenders at PS 33 in Manhattan
- A vegetable and flower garden at Queens Collegiate
- Replacing lighbulbs with energy-efficient LEDs in Staten Island
- Starting a community garden at MS 88 in Brooklyn
- Installing a solar-power system on an eco-shed at the Bushwick Campus Farm
Come to first outdoor dance party of the season! Solar One is host to the Dance Your Values Party, which is part of Shop Your Values Week. Dance Your Values is the only FREE, outdoor, solar-powered dance party where you can make a pledge to live your values AND have a beer AND dance by the East River!
Co-presented by Solar One and Fourth Arts Block
Discount beer graciously provided by Brooklyn Brewery
With DJ Anton Bass of Sea To Sun; live music by Stega.
Spring is time to enjoy Stuyvesant Cove Park‘s breezy coolness! Join us for a guided tour of the Park’s spring blossoms and wildlife. June 13, 2012, 6pm – 8pm.
RSVP/info to daisy[at]solar1[dot]org.
Solar One will be tabling in Times Square on April 20 and at Grand Central Station on April 21 as part of a city-wide array of events for Earth Day 2012. More events: www.earthdayny.org.
We will also be tabling at the NYC Green Festival on April 21 and 22nd at the Jacob Javits Center. Please visit the NYC Green Festival website for more information!
Clean Energy Connections 2012 panel series has already had three enlightening discussions – June’s “Intelligent Infrastructure: Designing Smart Buildings for NYC,” March’s “Power in Numbers: Capitalizing on the Data of Cleantech,” and January’s “No Money No Problems? Financing Cleantech in the Post-ARRA Era.” Clean EC takes a break over the summer and then reconvenes in September for Climate Week. All events take place at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, 44 Charlton Street @ Varick. For registration and details check out www.cleanecnyc.org.