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Volume XXVIII, Number 5942
Friday, Sep 13, 2013

This Weekend In Parks

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Kite Festival
at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Come fly kites and watch them soar above the Manhattan skyline! Kites will be available for purchase or you can bring your own.

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Gallery Tour of Model to Monument Sculptures
at Riverside Park South, Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Tour Riverside Park South's open air gallery and see the 3rd year presentations of the Art Students League Model to Monument public art project.

September Celebration
at Outside Conference House Park, Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
237th Anniversary of the 1776 Peace Conference

It's My Park Design Carnival
at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Come help us imagine the future of Faber Park at our Community Design Carnival!

Hands-on History: Reading, Writing & ‘Rithmetic
at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
September is back to school time! Discover what school was like 200 years ago and what Rufus King read in his library. Learn how to write with a quill pen and make your own book. For more information visit www.kingmanor.org.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

33rd Annual Antique Motorcycle Show
at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
A variety of antique motorcycles plus activities that will provide fun for the entire family.

Nature Exploration Hike: Ethnobotany (Light)
at 103rd Entrance (in Riverside Park)
11:00 a.m.
Go on an ethnobotany-inspired nature hike.

The Hills and Dales of the Greenbelt
at High Rock Ranger Station (in High Rock Park), Staten Island
11:00 a.m.
Hike the hills and mountains of the Greenbelt and discover its natural beauty.

Redesign Javits Playground Using Science and Math
at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Use math and science to redesign the Javits Playground in your vision.


QUOTATION FOR THE DAY

“A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away.”

Phyllis McGinley
(1905 - 1978)

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