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Volume XXVII, Number 5758
Friday, Dec 14, 2012

This Weekend In Parks

Christmas Bird Count
This weekend, join in a tradition that goes back more than a century, and help conservation researchers track the long-term health of bird populations.

Holiday Fitness Open Houses
This week, Manhattan's recreation centers are opening their doors with free fitness classes to celebrate the holidays. Visit one of our recreation centers to try out a class and help make sure that you choose NYC Parks for your next gym membership.

Saturday, December 15

Volunteer Cleanup at Kaiser Park
at Kaiser Park Parkhouse, Brooklyn
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Volunteer Cleanup at Rockaway Beach
at Beach 32 & the Boardwalk, Queens
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Photography: Landscapes
at Astoria Park, Queens
11:00 a.m.

9th Annual Family Holiday Craft Workshop
at Greenbelt Nature Center, Staten Island
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Morningside Park Holiday Tree Lighting
at Morningside Park, Manhattan
4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 16

Brunch with Santa - Children ages 2-5
at Greenbelt Recreation Center, Staten Island
10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Wilderness Survival
at Prospect Park, Brooklyn
11:00 a.m.

Volunteer Cleanup at Inwood Hill Park
at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Historic New York: Fort Totten
at Fort Totten Visitor's Center, Queens
1:00 p.m.

The Night Sky
at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx
6:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Amble Through the Ramble
at Central Park, Manhattan
Monday, December 17, 2012
12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Highland Park Invasive Removals
at Highland Park, Queens
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Music at the Museum: Traditional Christmas Carols on the Violin
at Van Cortlandt House Museum, Bronx
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Roberto Clemente Park Volunteer Clean-up Day
at Roberto Clemente Plaza, Bronx
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.



QUOTATION OF THE DAY

“We owe something to extravagance,
for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand.”

Jennie Jerome Churchill
(1854 - 1921)


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