Upcoming Community Events for the Club of the Year

Greetings to The Demmy-Award-Winning Tilden Club-of-the-Year!

The NYC Parks Department has launched “Trees Count! 2015” and invites Tildenites to help with a census of our City’s trees. Census takers will traverse neighborhoods in an orderly fashion using the latest in tree counting technology to map every one of the estimated 130,000 trees. Volunteers will receive tools and training. If you are interested visit nyc.gov/parks/treescount or email TreesCount@parks.nyc.gov. There will be prizes and swag!

Bike New York will provide free bike safety classes and programs for everyone at all skill levels. Classes are being held at Robert Moses Playground (East 42nd Street at First Avenue) on 8/23 from 10 am – 1 pm and again on 8/30 from 10 am – 1 pm. Bring your own bike and helmet. For more information contact rconroy@bike.nyc.

This Thursday August 6, Common Cause is cosponsoring a rally to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. The rally begins at noon at Foley Square (easiest route is 4/5/6 trains to Brooklyn Bridge station and walk a block north.

Enjoy Summer!

Mark Thompson