6th Annual Shred Fest
Sunday, May 19, 2013
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.
Shred Fest NYC is a free paper shredding event, held to increase public awareness of identity theft prevention and to remind New Yorkers about the importance of shredding documents that contain personal information before throwing them away. In addition to having their documents shredded in truck mounted industrial shredding equipment, New Yorkers will receive information on how to prevent identify theft. The first 5 people to arrive will recieve a free paper shredder donated by Staples. All of the shredded paper generated by Shred Fest NYC will be recycled.
- Old Bank Statements
- Old Pay Stubs
- Credit Card Applications
- Old Papers With Personal Identifying Information
This event will be held at multiple locations thorughout the city. Visit nyc.gov to find the closest one to you.
Directions to Prospect Park
Know Before You Go
There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this 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
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
- Shape Up NYC: Glutes in Gear: Cardio & Toning
- Shape-UP NYC: Dance Fitness
- Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning
- Introduction to Bird Watching
- Early Morning Bird Walk: Backyard Birds
- Barbecuing Areas
- Baseball Fields
- Bicycling and Greenways
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Fitness Equipment
- Hiking Trails
- Historic Houses
- Horseback Riding Trails
- Ice Skating Rinks
- Nature Centers
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
- Wi-Fi Hot Spots
- Zoos and Aquariums
Know when to go:
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