Witness a colorful display of Revolutionary War flags and their history this weekend on the hill at Green-Wood Cemetery, commemorating the 244th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn.

On view everyday until August 30.

Enter through the main gate at 5th Ave and 25th Street.

Join artist, educator, and tour guide Rich Garr for a walk around the neighborhood to explore the hidden art along the Gowanus Canal.

The walk will begin in Carroll Gardens at Brooklyn Habitat, 405 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231.

Learn more about Rich, his work, and sign up for his programs here.


Take a tour of the gardens focused on our medicinal plants!

Learn how they were used in the Revolutionary era to treat wounds and illnesses, and get soothing tea blend made with our herbs to take home.

Led by Danielle Moore, herbalist with Herbal Underground NYC and Sam Lewis, OSH Director of Gardens.

Get your ticket here.


Join artist, educator, and tour guide Rich Garr for a bike tour focusing on the sites of the Battle of Brooklyn, fought in August 1776.

Meet at the Old Stone House and ride to Brooklyn Bridge Park, please wear your mask.


Get your ticket here. Limited to 12 riders so reserve soon!

Tickets do not include bike rental.

Did you know Gowanus was the beginning of America’s Independence?  Paddle with the Dredgers and ask for planners to provide a barrier free shoreline access similar to Dutch Canals!  Learn the History of Gowanus at the Dredgers 2nd St. dock.

In partnership with the Old Stone House, the Gowanus Dredgers invite Loyalist, revolutionaries and common folk to join our fun battle voyages.

Wear a RED PFD to support the King!

Arrive early to get a BLUE PFD to join the revolution!

Learn more about the Dredgers here. Events depart from 2nd St. near Bond St.

Join us during the Park Slope Farmers Market to get your own plants from the OSH garden!

We’ll have a variety of flowers and herbs to choose from including aster, lambs ear, iris, lemon balm, and comfrey.

All purchases support our environmental education programs and the maintenance of our beautiful outdoor spaces.

Please make sure to wear your mask and maintain a safe distance while shopping.