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The Daily Plant : Thursday, December 30, 2010

This Weekend In Parks

Celebrate the New Year with fireworks at Grand Army Plaza!
Paul Martinka

Emerald Nuts Midnight Run
New Year’s Eve is filled with excitement, and our parks are a great place to join the crowd. Kick off the New Year with a spectacular fireworks and laser light show at Central Park’s annual Midnight Run! Join the fun and celebrate with a costume parade, dancing, and much more.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks
…Or come to Prospect Park to start the New Year with a bang! The celebrations begin around 11 p.m. with entertainment and hot refreshments at Grand Army Plaza. We can’t help you keep your resolutions, but we can get you off to a dazzling start for 2011.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Early Birding at Marine Park
8:00 a.m.
Salt Marsh Nature Center, Brooklyn

Health and Race Walking
9:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
North Meadow Recreation Center, Manhattan

Moses Mountain Hike
11:00 a.m.
High Rock Ranger Station, Staten Island

Walk the Mile
1:00 p.m.
Fort Totten Park, Queens

Walk Like an Animal
2:00 p.m.
Crotona Nature Center, Bronx

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Winter Waterfowl
10:00 a.m.
Pelham Bay Ranger Station, Bronx

Morning Bird Walk: Bring in the New Year with Birds
10:00 a.m.
Audubon Center at the Boathouse, Brooklyn

Making Tracks
11:00 a.m.
Blue Heron Nature Center, Staten Island

Animal Tracking
12:00 p.m.
Cunningham Park, Queens

Year of the Forests
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Greenbelt Nature Center, Staten Island


“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language
And next year’s words await another voice.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.”

T.S. Eliot
(1888 – 1965)

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