Bryant Park

The Daily Plant : Friday, September 17, 2010

This Weekend in Parks

The Bryant Park Fall Festival

The free Festival continues this weekend with two wonderful shows on the Bryant Park Lawn. On Saturday, September 18 the Brooklyn Philharmonic performs, and on Sunday, September 19 the Parsons Dance Company will perform their rock dance opera “Remember Me,” featuring music from The Village Opera Company. The shows will run from 6:00-7:30pm on both evenings. Philharmonic guitarist Raphael McGregor will lead a percussion workshop for kids on Saturday, and David Parsons will discuss his coreography on Sunday, both from 3:30-4:30pm.

Forest Park Scavenger Hunt

Meet at the Forest Park Visitor Center in Queens at 1:00pm on Sunday, September 19 to hunt down treasures hidden throughout the park. Kids of all ages are welcome, and prizes will be awarded.

Saturday, September 18

Butterfly Safari
11:00 a.m.
Nature Center, Blue Heron Park Reserve, Staten Island

Spanning Time: Brooklyn Bridge & Manhattan Bridge Walking Tour
11:00 a.m.
Brooklyn Borough Hall Steps, Brooklyn

Fall Migration Birding Walk
1:00 p.m.
Nature Center, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

Banner Day
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Baisley Pond Park, Queens

Madison Square Music: Anais Mitchell & The Brilliant Inventions
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Madison Square Park, Manhattan

Sunday, September 19

Yoga in the Park
9:00 a.m.
Crocheron Park, Queens

Salt Marsh Stroll
11:00 a.m.
Orchard Beach Nature Center, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

Insect Insanity Hike
11:00 a.m.
Wolfe’s Pond Park (Meet at comfort station west of Cornelia Ave.), Staten Island

Introduction to Birdwatching
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Audubon Center at the Boathouse, Prospect Park, Brooklyn

The Verdi Square Festival of the Arts
5:00 p.m.
Verdi Square, Manhattan


“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”
Thomas Alva Edison


Directions to Bryant Park

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