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Volume XXVII, Number 5587
Friday, Mar 23, 2012

This Weekend In Parks

Going Green In Queens 2012
Come together with other people this Saturday to discuss green ideas and learn how to turn your ideas into reality. Organizations will demonstrate how to connect with others to promote green ideas throughout Queens. People of all ages are encouraged to attend. It takes place at the Al Oerter Recreation Center from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. We hope to see you there!

Spring Arts & Crafts Fair
Or, get out this Saturday and Sunday and enjoy a great day at Staten Island's Alice Austen House Museum overlooking the Narrows. Find unique fine art and crafts items to purchase. Vendors will be offering hand made, one of a kind rare pieces. In recognition of Women’s History Month, all the vendors are women who are local fine artists and craftsmen.

Friday, March 23

Youth Violence Prevention Poetry Jam
5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

March Madness All-Star Event
6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Recreation Center 54, Manhattan

Saturday, March 24

Family Art Project at Wave Hill: The Early Bird Gets Into the Mobile
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Wave Hill, Bronx

Historic New York: Celebrate Women's History Month
11:00 a.m.
Fort Tryon Park, Manhattan

High Intensity Strength & Endurance Training
10:30 a.m.
High Rock Park, Staten Island

Civil War New York Walking Tour: Fort Totten
1:00 p.m.
Fort Totten Park, Queens

Sunday, March 25

Scavenger Hunt
10:00 a.m.
Kissena Park, Queens

Historic New York Walking Tour: Women's History
11:00 a.m.
W 72nd Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan

Birding: Eagles
1:00 p.m.
Raoul Wallenberg Forest at 232 Street, Bronx

Arts and Recreation at the Audubon Center
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Prospect Park, Brooklyn


GREEN TIP OF THE WEEK

“Impact: The average American office worker uses about 500 disposable cups every year. Multiply the millions of office workers in our country by 500 and imagine how much energy and natural resources are used!”
source: www.cleanair.org


QUOTATION FOR THE DAY

“May the odds be EVER in your favor.”

The Hunger Games

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