Fourth Arts Block NYC presents
A Reuse and Repurposing RIOT
*Plus Community Coat Drive*
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, 11AM-3PM
19 East 3rd Street
Between Bowery and 2nd Avenue
FREE E-Waste collection:
By Lower East Side Ecology Center and clothing/textile recycling by GrowNYC /
Wearable Collections, November 17th, 11AM-3PM.
Admission to Load OUT!:
FREE admission for artists, art students, and local residents affected by the storm;
$5 for the general public
At Load OUT!, enjoy an afternoon of repurposing and recycling activities that showcase creative thinking about sustainability and the arts!
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GET: Attendees are invited to take home all the donated costumes, props, and furniture they find. Artists and those affected by Hurricane Sandy are invited to participate for free. The general public will be charged a $5 entrance fee to participate. Whatever you decide to take away with you is FREE of charge.
GIVE: Load Out! also features clothing, textile and e-waste community collections—all open and free for everyone. Donate gently used coats for the homeless and those in need after the hurricane. Drop-off E-waste including electronics damaged from hurricane flooding. A full list of accepted donations and other art-related activities is available at www.fabnyc.org/loadout.php. Call 212-228-4670 ASAP to schedule an early donation for Friday, 11/16, 10AM-6PM.
Fourth Arts Block (FAB) is a non-profit organization founded in 2001 by cultural and community groups to establish and advance the East 4th Street Cultural District, between 2nd Avenue and Bowery. FAB provides a variety of services to its member organizations including leading the development and conversion of 100,000 square feet of cultural space, marketing and promotion of the district, as well as offering discount ticketing and other community events and programs.