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MFTA: Project Based Learning - Reuse in English Language Arts

MFTA: Project Based Learning - Reuse in English Language Arts

July 30, 2012
9:30 AM
Materials for the Arts

Advanced Course for ELA-integrated Art Projects Engage your students in meaningful investigations, promote informal academic conversations, and help your students with their overall comprehension by using items from the recycling bin and free materials from the MFTA warehouse during this workshop. The class will feature multi-media presentations, advanced bookmaking, music and literacy, group and individual projects, and performance & peer assessment.


  • Event Type
    Workshop/Training
  • How to Attend
    Registration (Contact the Organizer)
Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - Queens

Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - Queens

August 8, 2012
6:00 PM
Recycle-A-Bicycle Long Island City Workshop

RAB offers volunteer nights in Long Island City! No experience is necessary, so come along and learn basic bike mechanics for free!


  • Event Contact Info
  • Event Type
    Volunteering Opportunity
  • How to Attend
    Open to the Public
Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - DUMBO

Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - DUMBO

August 8, 2012
7:00 PM
RAB DUMBO

You can help NYC kids experience the joys of biking in the city and learn about basic bike mechanics by attending one of the weekly volunteer nights at Recycle-A-Bicycle (RAB).


  • Event Type
    Volunteering Opportunity
  • How to Attend
    Open to the Public
LESEC: E-Waste Recycling Day in Breezy Point

LESEC: E-Waste Recycling Day in Breezy Point

August 11, 2012
10:00 AM
Breezy Point Activity Center

Recycle your unwanted or broken gadgets with LESEC.


  • Event Type
    Material Collection Drive
Housing Works: Buy the Bag

Housing Works: Buy the Bag

August 11, 2012
10:00 AM
Housing Works Thrift Shops Warehouse

For just $25, go to Housing Works for an All-You-Can-Grab!


  • Event Type
    Special Event
  • How to Attend
    Open to the Public
Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - Queens

Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - Queens

August 15, 2012
6:00 PM
Recycle-A-Bicycle Long Island City Workshop

RAB offers volunteer nights in Long Island City! No experience is necessary, so come along and learn basic bike mechanics for free!


  • Event Contact Info
  • Event Type
    Volunteering Opportunity
  • How to Attend
    Open to the Public
Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - DUMBO

Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - DUMBO

August 15, 2012
7:00 PM
RAB DUMBO

You can help NYC kids experience the joys of biking in the city and learn about basic bike mechanics by attending one of the weekly volunteer nights at Recycle-A-Bicycle (RAB).


  • Event Type
    Volunteering Opportunity
  • How to Attend
    Open to the Public
Housing Works: Buy the Bag

Housing Works: Buy the Bag

August 18, 2012
10:00 AM
Housing Works Thrift Shops Warehouse

For just $25, go to Housing Works for an All-You-Can-Grab!


  • Event Type
    Special Event
  • How to Attend
    Open to the Public
Film Biz Recycling: Inner Beauty Pageant

Film Biz Recycling: Inner Beauty Pageant

August 18, 2012
8:00 PM
Film Biz Recycling Prop Shop

Twelve contestants, chosen from respondents to Craigslist ads, fliers, and word of mouth, will compete for the prestigious titled of Most Inner Beautiful at Film Biz Recycling in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Come hear their interviews and see their homemade swimsuit competition!


Film Biz Recycling: Summer Shadowboxes

Film Biz Recycling: Summer Shadowboxes

August 19, 2012
1:00 PM
Film Biz Recycling Prop Shop

Join resident artist/educator Ashley Lucas and feed your delightfully bizarre interest in all things miniature by turning an empty shadowbox into an amazing mini world using found objects at Film Biz Recycling. Sign up for all three of Lucas' classes and receive a 10% discount.


  • Event Type
    Workshop/Training
  • How to Attend
    Registration (Contact the Organizer)
Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - Queens

Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - Queens

August 22, 2012
6:00 PM
Recycle-A-Bicycle Long Island City Workshop

RAB offers volunteer nights in Long Island City! No experience is necessary, so come along and learn basic bike mechanics for free!


  • Event Contact Info
  • Event Type
    Volunteering Opportunity
  • How to Attend
    Open to the Public
Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - DUMBO

Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - DUMBO

August 22, 2012
7:00 PM
RAB DUMBO

You can help NYC kids experience the joys of biking in the city and learn about basic bike mechanics by attending one of the weekly volunteer nights at Recycle-A-Bicycle (RAB).


  • Event Type
    Volunteering Opportunity
  • How to Attend
    Open to the Public
Materials for the Arts Lunch + Learn

Materials for the Arts Lunch + Learn

August 24, 2012
12:00 PM
Materials for the Arts Warehouse

Are you interested in learning more about MFTA, because you're a materials donor, or you're looking for more ways to make your business more green? Come to MFTA August 24th for a glimpse into how they operate, with a short tour of the warehouse and a light lunch. Come and get your questions answered, and meet other people who are interested in the same things as you!


  • Event Contact Info
    Julia Metro
    (718) 729-2028
  • Event Type
    Networking Event
  • How to Attend
    Registration (Contact the Organizer)
Housing Works: Buy the Bag

Housing Works: Buy the Bag

August 25, 2012
10:00 AM
Housing Works Thrift Shops Warehouse

For just $25, go to Housing Works for an All-You-Can-Grab!


  • Event Type
    Special Event
  • How to Attend
    Open to the Public
Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - Queens

Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - Queens

August 29, 2012
6:00 PM
Recycle-A-Bicycle Long Island City Workshop

RAB offers volunteer nights in Long Island City! No experience is necessary, so come along and learn basic bike mechanics for free!


  • Event Contact Info
  • Event Type
    Volunteering Opportunity
  • How to Attend
    Open to the Public
Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - DUMBO

Recycle-A-Bicycle: Volunteer Night - DUMBO

August 29, 2012
7:00 PM
RAB DUMBO

You can help NYC kids experience the joys of biking in the city and learn about basic bike mechanics by attending one of the weekly volunteer nights at Recycle-A-Bicycle (RAB).


  • Event Type
    Volunteering Opportunity
  • How to Attend
    Open to the Public
Film Biz Recycling: Sweet Stationary

Film Biz Recycling: Sweet Stationary

September 16, 2012
1:00 PM
Film Biz Recycling Prop Shop

Resident FBR artist/educator Ashley Lucas is holding a workshop to reuse paper, fabric, old books, and who knows what else to create some super sweet stationary! Create birthday cards, thank you cards, love letters, and more! Sign up for all three of Lucas' summer classes and receive a 10% discount.


  • Event Type
    Workshop/Training
  • How to Attend
    Registration (Contact the Organizer)
City Harvest: The Brooklyn Local

City Harvest: The Brooklyn Local

September 22, 2012
12:00 AM
Brooklyn Bridge Park's The Tobacco Warehouse

Save the Date for City Harvest's fundraising event, The Brooklyn Local. Come and experience Brooklyn cuisine, and bring your children to the Kids Zone!


  • Event Type
    Fundraiser/Benefit
  • How to Attend
    Open to the Public
City Harevst: Bid Against Hunger

City Harevst: Bid Against Hunger

October 16, 2012
7:30 PM
Metropolitan Pavilion

City Harvest is holding its annual Bid Against Hunger this year at the Metropolitain Pavilion, which features a walk-around restaurant tasting and auction. Come and see some of NYC's top chef's in action! Last year's event raised over $1 million to help provide food for over 4 million meals for New Yorkers struggling to feed themselves. Let's see if we can beat that number this year through our support!


  • Event Type
    Fundraiser/Benefit
  • How to Attend
    Registration (Contact the Organizer)
Kids in Distressed Situations: 27th Anniversary K.I.D.S. Gala

Kids in Distressed Situations: 27th Anniversary K.I.D.S. Gala

December 6, 2012
12:00 AM
Cipriani 42nd St.

Celebrate 27 amazing years with K.I.D.S. at their annual gala. Located at the 42nd Street Cipriani, this will be a night to remember!


  • Event Type
    Fundraiser/Benefit
  • How to Attend
    Registration (Contact the Organizer)