South Beach Civic Association

Staten Island, NY



Getting Started with Ioby | Ioby

Anyone with an awesome idea for their neighborhood or their city can collect tax-deductible donations and recruit volunteers on In this webinar, you will learn how to get started, give some fundraising tips, and share some exciting news about how ioby’s growing in your backyard.

Date/Time: Friday, Sept. 9 and Sept. 23, 1 – 1:30 PM

Location: Webinar

Cost: Free; RSVP


Making Compost Work for You

Your compost has cured all summer long, now you can learn how to use the finished product! Compost is an important soil amendment that helps to improve soil structure and health. In this hands-on workshop, learn the many benefits of compost. We will be discussing how to measure the maturity of your compost and the different ways to use compost for flowers, vegetables, house plants and trees.

Date/Time: Tuesday, Sept. 13, 6 – 7 PM

Location: 6th & B Garden, Corner of East 6th Street and Avenue B in the East Village

Cost: Free; but please RSVP here.


Green Thumb Workshop Healthy Trees

This workshop will discuss multiple topics including tree identification, how to choose the right tree for the right site, and how the palette of street trees is selected for its tolerance of rough urban conditions, as well as ways to keep your trees healthy and vigorous.

Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 14, 5:30 – 7 PM

Location: This is a walking tour, meet at corner of East Seventh Street and Avenue B in Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan

Cost: Free; but please RSVP here.