By Carol Tannenhauser
Monday, June 20, 2022
Fair. High 81 degrees.
Our calendar has lots of local events. (Click on the link or the lady in the upper righthand corner.) Check out this feature! It’s updated every week to bring you the latest, sometimes lesser-known local happenings.
Folks on West 72nd Street are interested in forming a block association and looking for others to join in. If you’re interested in learning more and being part of the process reach out to Membership Committee Chair Eileen Vazquez at this email address.
The UWS Coalition of Block Associations & Community Groups is hosting its June forum on Wednesday evening. Guests from the NYS Office of Cannabis Management will speak about the program that will lead to the upcoming cannabis retailing on the Upper West Side and throughout the state.
Topic: Weed on the Upper West Side: Cannabis Retailing Is Coming!
Guests: Pascale Bernard, the Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs; and Philip Rumsey, Manager of Intergovernmental Outreach, NYS Office of Cannabis Management
Date & Time: Wednesday, June 22, 6:30 PM
Submit Questions: If UWS residents wish to submit a question in advance, the email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. We will also include questions posed in the YouTube chat.
YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUZRynIBn3E (advance registration not required)
The Riverside Park goats are coming back on June 29th and Riverside Park Conservancy is offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a volunteer goat herder or a member of the goat patrol. The final day to sign up is Tuesday, June 21st. Fill out this Goat Patrol & Herding survey if you are interested. It contains the requirements for each position and serves as your RSVP. For more information refer to our earlier article here.
Enjoy the Holiday — and don’t miss Peggy Taylor’s personal Juneteenth story. It portrays the holiday in a way not seen before. Or Meg A. Parsont’s lovely photographic essay about what’s blooming in UWS community gardens, as the summer solstice arrives in the Northern Hemisphere at 5:13 AM, Tuesday, June 21st.