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(Sold Out) Creative Writing Workshops Hosted by NY Writers Coalition

Tuesday, July 22, 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Are you working on a memoir, a poem, or a story and looking for some friendly feedback? Or maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. This summer, let the exquisite monuments, stunning grounds, and timeless history in Green Wood inspire you to do just that. Join NY Writers Coalition for six weeks of writing within the gates of Green-Wood. The workshops, led by Rachel Plutzer, will help you generate new writing and fine-tune what you already have. Weather permitting, the workshop will utilize both the beautifully landscaped grounds as well as serene, historic interiors – each space inspiring and enlightening. Writers of all levels of experience and genres — poetry, fiction, memoir, and anything else — are welcome. Recommended for ages 18 and up.

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1 p.m. Historic Trolley Tour

Wednesday, July 23, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more. Green-Wood offers complimentary hot chocolate on tours all winter!

Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, century-old trees and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood. Please note: all tours include a visit to Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill.

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(Sold Out) 8:30 p.m. The Moth Mainstage, “True Stories Told Live”

Thursday, July 24, 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Savvy New Yorkers and listeners of WNYC and NPR have known about “The Moth” for more than a decade now. Their storytelling events (and the corresponding radio show) celebrate the age-old tradition of storytelling and the power of the experience, for both the teller and the listener. Far beyond a mere theatrical experience, the performances merge entertainment, enlightenment and festivity.

Radio host and novelist Kurt Andersen hosts this Mainstage event where, under the cloak of darkness in Green-Wood’s historic atmosphere, five virtuoso raconteurs will tell captivating true tales, all connected to each other by a central theme. Touching, comedic, profound, and deeply personal, the tales take on a life of their own. After the show, audience members and storytellers alike will continue swapping stories over drinks admist the Green-Wood landscape.

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1 p.m. Historic Trolley Tour

Sunday, July 27, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more. Green-Wood offers complimentary hot chocolate on tours all winter!

Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, century-old trees and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood. Please note: all tours include a visit to Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill.

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1 p.m. Historic Trolley Tour

Wednesday, July 30, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more. Green-Wood offers complimentary hot chocolate on tours all winter!

Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, century-old trees and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood. Please note: all tours include a visit to Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill.

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(Sold Out) 8:30 p.m. Twilight Tour and Catacomb Cocktails

Saturday, August 2, 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk – and Green-Wood is top notch when it comes to beauty and atmosphere. So take a walk on the wild side during this special event that will lead you on a twilight tour of the expansive grounds. As the sun sets on 478 spectacular acres, you’ll weave through stunning landscapes and visit the graves of fascinating figures in New York and American culture.

After the walking tour, enjoy drinks and light refreshments amidst the art and greenery. The catacombs will be open for the reception, so you can wander by torchlight, sip your drink, and visit the opulent indoor resting places of Green-Wood.

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1 p.m. Historic Trolley Tour

Wednesday, August 6, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more. Green-Wood offers complimentary hot chocolate on tours all winter!

Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, century-old trees and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood. Please note: all tours include a visit to Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill.

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8 a.m. Stretch in Peace: Yoga in Green-Wood

Saturday, August 9, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Join Barrie Raffel, registered yoga teacher, for an hour of active-but-gentle outdoor yoga that integrates the serene landscape of Green-Wood in a subtle, thoughtful way. Green-Wood’s rich history and quiet, picturesque grounds allow a uniquely calming atmosphere to practice connecting our bodies to all our senses.

After the session, stay for a short walk to one of Green-Wood’s stunning views for a relaxing breakfast picnic. Tea, coffee and light breakfast snacks will be provided.

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1 p.m. Historic Trolley Tour

Sunday, August 10, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more. Green-Wood offers complimentary hot chocolate on tours all winter!

Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, century-old trees and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood. Please note: all tours include a visit to Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill.

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1 p.m. Historic Trolley Tour

Wednesday, August 13, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more. Green-Wood offers complimentary hot chocolate on tours all winter!

Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, century-old trees and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood. Please note: all tours include a visit to Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill.

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