Flushing Meadows Corona Park
The Daily Plant : Friday, August 12, 2011
This Weekend In Parks
Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit, this year’s festival will draw over 170 teams and 2,000 participants, as well as countless spectators, on Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14 to Meadow Lake at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. This much anticipated world-class, multi-cultural event features two exciting days of Dragon Boat Racing, wonderful performances and an ethnic food court. Attendance is free for the entire family. Come out rain or shine!
Beginning this Saturday, you can register for afterschool programs at participating recreation centers. By providing safe and supportive environments that promote overall health and well-being, the Parks Afterschool Program enriches the lives of children.
Saturday, August 13
Van Cortlandt Track Club: Saturday Morning Group Runs
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.
Willowbrook Park, Staten Island
Creative Photography Workshop for Teens
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Alice Austen House, Staten Island
Cecilia Marta Dance Company / Francine E. Ott/The Walk
Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan
Sunday, August 14
Theater for the New City
11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Von King Park, Brooklyn
A Clearing in the Forest: Stories
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Central Park, Manhattan
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Forest Park, Queens
QUOTATION FOR THE DAY
“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain;
and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.”
(1879 - 1955)
Directions to Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Know Before You Go
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink
Beginning Monday, August 29, all swimming pools at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center are closed for necessary yearly maintenance. They are reopening on Sunday, September 25 at 9:00 a.m. Thank you for your understanding.
Anticipated Completion: 09/25/2016
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Weather
- NYC PARKS CELEBRATES NEWLY RESTORED SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE AROUND MEADOW LAKE IN FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK
- NYC Parks and AT&T Expand Free Public Wi-Fi and Solar Mobile Charging in Parks and at Beaches Citywide
- Commissioner Silver Thanks You All
- Movies Under the Stars: Men in Black
- Youth Tech Workshop: Game Design Using Scratch
- Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens
- Youth Tech Workshop: 3D Animation Music Video
- Youth Tech Workshop: Game Design - Parks Scavenger Hunt
- Barbecuing Areas
- Baseball Fields
- Basketball Courts
- Bicycling and Greenways
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Fitness Equipment
- Football Fields
- Golf Courses
- Handball Courts
- Ice Skating Rinks
- Indoor Pools
- Kayak/Canoe Launch Sites
- Model Aircraft Fields
- Paddleboat Rentals
- Recreation Centers
- Skate Parks
- Soccer Fields
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
- Volleyball Courts
- Wi-Fi Hot Spots
- Zoos and Aquariums