Upcoming Events


WHITMAN READING AT DAWN

Wednesday, Sept 18, 7-9 am

Don't miss your chance to read from Walt Whitman's poetry in canoes on the canal, or listen from Carroll Street Bridge. As part of the Brooklyn Book Festival this magical event is presented by the Gowanus Dredgers and the Walt Whitman Initiative as part of the Walt Whitman Bicentennial.  

To sign up and rsvp click here.

 

SUNSET GOWANUS WALKING TOUR WITH JOSEPH ALEXIOU 

Thursday, Sept. 26, 5:30 - 7:15 pm

Learn about the Canal's natural origins, iconic architecture, its key role in the Revolutionary War, and the cleanup of its present-day pollution directly from Joseph Alexiou, the author of Gowanus: Brooklyn's Curious Canal!

For details and to register click here

 

 

ST. MARY'S PLAYGROUND BLOCK PARTY

Saturday, Oct. 5, 11 am–2 pm

Please join us for a block party celebrating the expanded St. Mary’s Playground hosted by Councilmember Brad Lander and the Gowanus Canal Conservancy. There will be crafts, games, skateboard-making and lots of neighbors. All are welcome!

 

WEEKEND GOWANUS WALKING TOUR WITH JOSEPH ALEXIOU 

Sunday, Oct. 13, 11 am - 12:45 PM

!! Starts at the Third Street Bridge (Whole Foods side) and ends at the Gowanus Souvenir Shop. 

Learn about the Canal's natural origins, iconic architecture, its key role in the Revolutionary War, and the cleanup of its present-day pollution directly from Joseph Alexiou, the author of Gowanus: Brooklyn's Curious Canal!

For details and to register click here

 

GOWANUS 2020 CALENDAR LAUNCH PARTY

Saturday, Oct. 19, 4-7 pm

Please join us during Gowanus Open Studios on Saturday, Oct. 19, 4 to 7 pm for the launch of our newest Gowanus Souvenir Edition, the 2020 Gowanus Calendar!!

The  calendar showcases the vibrancy of manufacturing  in Gowanus and was shot by Gowanus Wild photographer Miska Draskoczy.  The 12 Gowanus businesses featured represent the breadth of industries active in Gowanus
and the people that run them. 

Preorder the calendar here.