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The Daily Plant : Friday, June 28, 2002

THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND IN THE PARKS

SummerStage, Sue Mingus and David Amram- Friday, June 28
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Place: Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
A free evening of spoken word.
For information call (212) 360-2777.

Sarah Harmer/ Luther Wright & the Wrongs in concert- Friday, June 28
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Place: Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Enjoy a free outdoor concert at the Prospect Park Bandshell.
For information call (718) 965 8999.

Metropolitan Opera, Il Barbiere di Siviglia- Saturday, June 29
Time: 8:00 to 10:30 p.m.
Place: Cunningham Park, Queens
Bring a blanket and a picnic basket to enjoy to beautiful sounds of the opera.
For information call (212) 362-6000.

SummerStage, Paradise Garage: 25th Anniversary Celebration DJ sets:
David DePino and Joey Llanos- Saturday, June 29
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Place: Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
For a suggested donation of $10, enjoy Village disco that set party trends for years.
For information call (212) 360-2777.

6th Annual Liberty World Challenge- Saturday, June 29
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Place: Battery Park, Manhattan
Men’s and women’s teams will race a 16 mile course down the Hudson. Battery Park.
For information call 212-426-8866.

SummerStage, Remy Shand/ Bullfrog featuring Kid Koala/ Slainte Mhath/ The Arrogant Worms- Sunday, June 30
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Place: Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
Celebrate Canada Day with R&B, rap, and comedy from Canada.
For information call (212) 360-2777.

Kreyol Festival: Tabou Combo/ Boukman Eksperyans/ Zins- Sunday, June 30
Time: 2:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Place: Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
Enjoy a day-long festival of Haitian music in the Prospect Park Bandshell.
For information call (718) 965 8999.

"PLANT PROFILE"

Patrick Stoltz

Patrick Stoltz has been with the Parks Department since January 2001, working as an analyst for the Revenue Unit in the Budget Office. Patrick assists in the management of the City Parks Foundation Custodial Accounts. In this capacity, Patrick plays a key role in helping to keep our recreation centers up and running and to keep the youth of this city happy and enriched by wonderful programs.

Patrick works closely with the Chiefs of Recreation, City Parks Foundation, as well as other units within the Budget Office to ensure the proper financial accounting of the Custodial Accounts. Patrick will continue to monitor the revenue from the recreation centers as Parks changes to a membership fee structure in July. He will assist in the training of recreation staff and in the reconciliation process with the Financial Management System.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, across the street from Prospect Park, Patrick feels the park has contributed greatly to his well being and that it is an honor to be working for the best agency in the city. In his spare time Patrick keeps himself busy spinning records at parties, and spending time in the outdoors. As an Ultimate Frisbee player who competes on a national level, Patrick hopes to shed light on the sport of Ultimate through youth clinics at recreation centers in his hometown of Brooklyn.

QUOTATION FOR THE DAY

"It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living."

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

(June 28, 1712–1778)

Directions to Battery Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

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The SeaGlass Carousel is currently under construction. SeaGlass is an aquatic-themed ride aimed at providing an exciting amenity for the millions of tourists and New Yorkers who visit the Battery annually.
Anticipated Completion: Winter 2014

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Portions of the Battery are closed for various improvements, including a connection between the Greenways along the Hudson River and the East River. The 12-acre site will feature a meandering bikeway and walkway through lushly planted perennial gardens; a reconstructed Battery Green, the large oval lawn that serves as a public assembly and performance area; restoration and relocation of 10 monuments to the perimeter for better placement and increased visibility; a protected and replanted woodland area; new paths, trees and seating surrounding the park, and upgraded paving, edging, furnishings and lighting.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2014

Battery Park Weather

  • Mon
    Sunny
    63°F
  • Tue
    Showers Likely
    69°F
  • Wed
    Slight Chc Showers
    60°F
  • Thu
    Sunny
    61°F

7-day forecast

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