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Volume XXVIII, Number 5914
Friday, Aug 02, 2013

This Weekend In Parks

Go Paddle
Whether you’re an expert paddler looking to launch your boat into New York City’s wide open waters, or just looking for an outdoors adventure for you and your family, Parks has a way for you to explore the city’s waterways.
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Go Dig
Go Park, and unleash your inner gardener to help make our parks even greener. Learn more about our many volunteer opportunities and Partnerships for Parks.
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Friday, August 2

Films on the Green: "A Summer's Tale"
Transmitter Park, Brooklyn
8:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 3

Nature Exploration with Mike Feller
Highbridge Park, Manhattan
9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Jerome Slope Volunteer Project
Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Olive Street Community Garden Compost Project
St. Nicholas-Olive St. Garden, Brooklyn
10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Plover Appreciation Day
Rockaway Beach & Boardwalk, Queens
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Be a Citizen Scientist at Freshkills Park
Schmul Park, Staten Island
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 4

Intermediate Canoeing
Fresh Creek Nature Preserve, Brooklyn
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Kids Insect Exploration
Pelham Bay Park, Bronx
11:00 a.m.

Historic New York: Fort Totten
Fort Totten Park, Queens
1:00 p.m.

Queens Symphony Orchestra
Forest Park, Queens
5:00 p.m.


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Italian Proverb

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