Tompkins Square (East 9th Street between Avenue A and B)
More Gardens! and HONK NYC celebrate & raise awareness of community gardens with activities for all ages. At 12 noon, join craft & prop making time accompanied by music from Damas de Ferro of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at Children’s Magical Garden (129 Staton St. near Essex). At 2pm the procession steps off, marching and dancing to La Plaza Cultural Community Garden on Ave C & 9th Street at approximately 2:45pm. At 3 pm Liberation Drum Circles will lead a one-hour workshop, free to all, at La Plaza. At 4:15 pm Batala New York returns for a performance of Northern Brazilian samba reggae drum rhythms, at La Plaza. At 5 pm all welcome to join the procession from La Plaza to DROM on Ave A, for the HONK NYC Closing Party at DROM.