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Reimagine Lake Street Corridor | Yale Day of Service
May
11
11:30 AM11:30

Reimagine Lake Street Corridor | Yale Day of Service

  • 401 Washington Street Newburgh NY 12550 USA (map)
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On Saturday May 11, 2019, Yale alumni and community members will convene to envision a better welcoming pedestrian, stroller, and bicyclist corridor on Lake Street Corridor. Currently the intersection is a dangerous car-dominant area with four traffic lanes and faded crosswalks, creating a barrier for thousands of city residents to access a beloved park. Two projects will be explored with community members: 1) right-size Lake Street Corridor and suggest tactical interventions to calm traffic and  2) propose wayfinding (signage) and green planting to connect the broken emerald necklace with the area’s natural assets (Crystal Lake, Quassaick Creek, Muchattoes Lake and Delano-Hitch Park) .

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Barbershop Readings & Discussion
Oct
4
to Nov 8

Barbershop Readings & Discussion

Barbershops are sacred anchors of our community. This is a place where we come together to confide, to share, to discuss, to observe, to learn, to engage and more. Join a public event at three local barbershops in downtown Newburgh. At each barbershop, the public will read and discuss six short readings by African American authors on the topic of civic engagement.

Photo Credit: Kerry James Marshal, De Style 1993

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Park(ing) Day
Sep
21
12:00 PM12:00

Park(ing) Day

PARK(ing) Day is an annual event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places. Come hang out with us! Join us in Newburgh as we create public spaces for all to share. 

Locations:
Newburgh Restoration & DoSI- Broadway & Clark Street
Panja - 15 Liberty Street
Blacc Vanilla - 197 South Street

The mission of PARK(ing) Day is to call attention to the need for more urban open space, to generate critical debate around how public space is created and allocated, and to improve the quality of urban human habitat … at least until the meter runs out!

The project began in 2005 when Rebar, a San Francisco art and design studio, and since evolved into a global movement, with organizations and individuals creating new forms of temporary public space in urban contexts around the world.

Providing temporary public open space . . . one parking spot at at time.

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BIKE n BREW
Aug
19
5:00 PM17:00

BIKE n BREW

Bicycling is a powerful act, especially when done together. Join us on a monthly basis to reclaim our streets and empower our youth.  This informal group meets and discusses programs that we can do to advocate for better roads for our strollers, skaters, and bikers. Spread the word  #BikeNewburgh

 

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CASSIM SHEPARD OF CITYMAKERS
Jun
24
4:00 PM16:00

CASSIM SHEPARD OF CITYMAKERS

In Citymakers, Cassim Shepard offers a vivid survey of how urbanism today is no longer the domain of just planners, politicians, and power brokers removed from the effects of their decisions, but an array of citizens working at the vanguard of increasingly diverse practices, from community gardeners to architects to housing advocates.

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AWESOME NEWBURGH
May
28
12:00 AM00:00

AWESOME NEWBURGH

Newburgh is a proud, culturally-rich and resilient city. We created Awesome Newburgh to promote the city's strengths and to catalyze community projects that engage and bring us together.

Each month, trustees convene to donate $100 and select a local project. We welcome all project ideas, and especially favor those that are open to the public and those that forge new collaborations or partnerships. Whether you are young or old, an individual or an organization, have a small and large project- we want you to apply!

Awesome Newburgh is a volunteer-run group. To learn more, to apply, or get involved visit bit.ly/AwesomeNB or email newburgh@awesomefoundation.org. Follow us www.instagram.com/awesomenewburgh  #awesomenewburgh

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LIBBY LYONS CLUB
Jan
1
1:30 PM13:30

LIBBY LYONS CLUB

This is an informal Facebook group that aims to connect the extraordinary ladies that are shaping Newburgh. Whether a planner, activist, historian, journalist, creative or business owner, this is a forum for women of all ages and backgrounds to exchange information, ideas, jobs, opportunities.  #libbylyons

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