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A two day multi-dimensional Arts Festival in 24 community gardens on New York's Lower East Side in October.

The “Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens” will take place the first weekend of October in community gardens on the Lower East Side. 

 Multiple community gardens are hosting arts programs Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7, from noon until 5 p.m. Each participating garden is designing its own unique and multi-dimensional arts program, with music, dance, performance, the visual arts and more planned. The Festival will kick off with an opening night party 5 to 9pm Friday evening, October 5 at La Plaza Cultural, Ave C & 9th St. 

The Festival is free and open to all

 The following 24 gardens have already signed on, and more are expected to participate: 

 • Dias y Flores, 13th St Btwn Aves A & B 

Vamos a Sembrar, Ave B Btwn 12th St & 13th St 

 • El Sol Brillante, 12th St Btwn Aves A & B 

Children’s Garden, 12th St & Ave B 

Campos Gardens, 12th St Btwn Aves B & C 

Toyota Children’s Garden, 11th St Btwn Aves B & C

 • 11th St Community Garden, 11th St Btwn 1st Ave & Ave A 

11BC Garden, 11th St Btwn Aves B & C 

 • 9C Garden, Ave C & 9th St

 • La Plaza Cultural, Ave C & 9th St 

 • DeColores Community Garden and Cultural Yard, 8th St Btwn Aves B & C

 • Earth People Garden, 8th St Btwn Aves B & C

Fireman’s Garden, 8th St Btwn Aves C & D

 • Green Oasis and Gilbert's Sculpture Garden, 8th St Btwn Aves C & D 

 • Sam & Sadie Koenig Garden, 7th St Btwn Aves C & D 

 • 6B Garden, Ave B & 6th St 

Generation X, 4th St Btwn Aves A & B

El Jardin del Paraiso, 4th St Btwn Aves C & D 

 • Parque De Tranquilidad, 4th St Btwn Aves C & D 

 • Orchard Alley, 4th St Btwn Aves C & D 

 • Kenkeleba House Garden, 2nd St Btwn Aves B & C 

Peachtree Garden, 2nd St Btwn Aves B & C

Le Petit Versailles, 2nd St Btwn Aves B & C 

Children’s Magical Garden, Norfolk & Stanton Sts 

 As a neighborhood-centric event, the Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens will be fun, educational, entertaining, and imaginative. The Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens is being organized by LUNGS (Loisada United Neighborhood Gardens).

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    A copy of the official Harvest Arts Festival Guide with a map of the gardens on the Lower East Side, a list of the participating artists and sponsors including your name listed as a contributer.

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    A Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens tie-dyed tee shirt(please give us your size) in addition to a copy of the official Harvest Arts Festival Guide with a map of the gardens on the Lower East Side, a list of the participating artists and sponsors including your name listed as a contributer.

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