The Daily Plant : Friday, September 17, 2010
This Weekend in Parks
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.
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
Nature Center, Blue Heron Park Reserve, Staten Island
Spanning Time: Brooklyn Bridge & Manhattan Bridge Walking Tour
Brooklyn Borough Hall Steps, Brooklyn
Fall Migration Birding Walk
Nature Center, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
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
Crocheron Park, Queens
Salt Marsh Stroll
Orchard Beach Nature Center, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx
Insect Insanity Hike
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
Verdi Square, Manhattan
QUOTATION FOR THE DAY
“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”
Thomas Alva Edison