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Flushing Meadows Corona Park

The Daily Plant : Friday, August 12, 2011

This Weekend In Parks


Photo by Daniel Avila

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!

Parks Afterschool

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
8:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

ForestFest
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
7:00 p.m.
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

Shakespeare's "Othello"
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.”

Albert Einstein
(1879 - 1955)

Directions to Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

PlaygroundsPlayground

NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.


MarinasWorld's Fair Marina

Due to a major planned reconstruction project, Pier 1 at the World's Fair Marina is currently closed. Limited transient dockage is available for smaller recreational vessels - please contact the Dockmasters office at 718-478-0480 or VHF Ch71 for more information. There is no dockage available for larger vessels or commercial vessels, including passenger pick-up and drop-off. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back with the World's Fair Marina in the future for updates.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2017

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