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Volume XXVIII, Number 5817
Friday, Mar 15, 2013

This Weekend In Parks

“Grow Our Grassroots” Community Workshop & Roundtable
Saturday, March 16
Brooklyn Borough Hall
9:30 a.m. – Registration and breakfast
10:00 a.m. – Welcome and remarks
11:00 a.m. – Morning workshops
1:00 p.m. – Afternoon workshops

Parks & Recreation and MillionTreesNYC have partnered with the Department of
Environmental Protection, New York Restoration Project, and NYC Service to offer a
day-long summit to inspire New Yorkers to pitch in to help meet PlaNYC’s goal for a
greener and greater New York.

Participants will be able to network with volunteers who are transforming the City through tree care, composting and stewardship, while sharing skills, receiving training, and getting a better understanding of how to access City resources.

Throughout the day workshops such as Planting and Pruning Our Urban Forest, Creative Composting Panel, Beautiful Tree Bed Gardening, and Community Organizing will be offered to connect, empower and build a network of committed green New Yorkers.

Saturday, March 16

Trail Restoration at LaTourette Park
Greenbelt Nature Center, Staten Island
10:00 a.m.

Waking Up The Farm at La Finca Del Sur / South Bronx Farmers
La Finca del Sur, Bronx
10:00 a.m.

Fort Tryon Park Egg Hunt
Billings Lawn, Manhattan
10:30 a.m.

National Girls and Women in Sports Day
St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn
11:00 a.m.

Fitness Hike
Forest Park, Queens
1:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 17

Birding for Families
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Manhattan
10:00 a.m.

Introduction to the Trails
High Rock Park, Staten Island
10:00 a.m.

Historic New York: The Irish in NYC
Salt Marsh Nature Center - Marine Park, Brooklyn
1:00 p.m.

Black and White Winter Art Drawing
Fort Totten Visitor's Center, Queens
1:00 p.m.

Exploring Clouds
Van Cortlandt Nature Center, Bronx
1:00 p.m.


“Beware the ides of March!”

Julius Caesar

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