The Gowanus Canal Conservancy is have its’ second annual Winter Festival on Saturday, January 12th from 6pm-12am at Ray Smith Studio (261 Bond Street, Brooklyn, NY). Three stellar live bands, a DJ, kids activities, and food from the best of tasty peeps and places! Tickets start at $25.

Grab your tickets here: gccwinterfestival2013.brownpapertickets.com

Why go to this event? you mean the bands, DJ, stuff for kids to do, and food isn’t enough. Fine, you should know that the Gowanus Canal Conservancy is one of the best things for Gowanus and South Brooklyn ever. Did you see that garden that just appeared magically at 3rd Ave and 3rd St? That’s total Gowanus Canal Conservancy! They make our industrial (former wasteland) into a beautiful area with nature things like: plants and trees… wait a plant is a tree… they do great stuff damn it. Check out this video about them made by the Canal Creatures:

Gowanus Canal Conservancy – Winterfest This Saturday from Canal Creatures on Vimeo.