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MillionTreesNYC Building Up Young Forests Presented by the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee and the NFL

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

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New trees were planted last spring at sites across all five boros. Just as important to planting trees is ensuring their long-term health and survival through stewardship. During October 8 – 16, volunteers, with the support of the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee and the NFL, will come out to all five boroughs and help take care of their neighborhood’s newest green asset—their growing forest. Volunteers will pull weeds, remove invasive vegetation, add mulch, and clean-up any litter. The stewardship activities will culminate in the largest planting in one site to date on Saturday, October 19, 2013 with 20,000 trees and 5,000 shrubs planted at Rockaway Community Park.


Xenia Street and Mason Avenue in Ocean Breeze Park Accessible
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Recreation CentersOcean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex

Please be advised that Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex will be open from 8:30am - 11:00am on both Saturday and Sunday, October 29th and 30th. The facility will open at its normal scheduled time but be closing early at 11:00am. Ocean Breeze will be hosting a Halloween Event all weekend starting at 12pm on each day. All programming and classes for the 29th and 30th have been cancelled. As an alternative, please join us for our Halloween festivities over the course of the weekend. Further information is available on
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