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The Daily Plant : Friday, October 22, 2010

This Weekend In Parks

Commissioner Benepe works with volunteers at an It's My Park Day at Sara D. Roosevelt Park.
Daniel Avila

It’s My Park Day
Pitch in at your favorite park or playground this Saturday! Local volunteer groups around the city will be spending the day outside painting, cleaning, and fixing up parks in all five boroughs. Find a project near you and come help out.

MillionTreesNYC Planting Day
This Saturday, join the effort to plant 20,000 new trees citywide! MillionTreesNYC is going to parks in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx to plant trees where they're most needed. Join the effort to expand our city's urban forest!

Saturday, October 23

Run the River 5K
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Randall’s Island Park, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Queens Farm Museum, Queens

Fall Colors
1:00 p.m.
Seton Falls Park, Bronx

Increase the Feast Masquerade Party
4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Faber Park, Staten Island

Creatures of the Night Hike
6:30 p.m.
Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Sunday, October 24

Fall Migration
10:00 a.m.
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Fall Bike Tour
11:00 a.m.
Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

Ghouls & Gourds
12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

Fall Foliage Scrapbook
1:00 p.m.
Blue Heron Park Preserve, Staten Island

Parade and Pumpkin Sail
4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Central Park, Manhattan

"One belongs to New York instantly; one belongs to it
as much in five minutes as in five years."
Thomas Wolfe

Directions to Prospect Park

Know Before You Go

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

Baseball FieldsProspect Park

The Long Meadow Ballfields will be closed at Prospect Park for construction. The reconstruction of the Long Meadow Ballfields is a multi-phase project encompassing 34 acres of fields, paths and woodlands. The project incorporates contemporary storm water management techniques that support our goal of capturing and retaining storm water runoff. These improvements will also help to filter runoff before it enters our watercourse. Designed to revitalize the park’s sporting community, the first phase will restore Field One, pedestrian and bridle paths, drinking fountains, benches, and include new tree plantings.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2014

ParkProspect Park

The Prospect Park Well House is under reconstruction in order to build a new composting latrine. The park remains open while the building gets reconstructed.
Anticipated Completion: Winter 2015

Prospect Park Weather

  • Tue
    Chance Rain/Snow
  • Wed
  • Thu
    Mostly Sunny
  • Fri
    Chance Showers

7-day forecast

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