The Daily Plant : Friday, October 22, 2010
This Weekend In Parks
It’s My Park Day
Pitch in at your favorite park or playground this Saturday! Local volunteer groups around the city will be spending the day outside painting, cleaning, and fixing up parks in all five boroughs. Find a project near you and come help out.
MillionTreesNYC Planting Day
This Saturday, join the effort to plant 20,000 new trees citywide! MillionTreesNYC is going to parks in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx to plant trees where they're most needed. Join the effort to expand our city's urban forest!
Saturday, October 23
Run the River 5K
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Randall’s Island Park, Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Queens Farm Museum, Queens
Seton Falls Park, Bronx
Increase the Feast Masquerade Party
4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Faber Park, Staten Island
Creatures of the Night Hike
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Sunday, October 24
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Fall Bike Tour
Pelham Bay Park, Bronx
Ghouls & Gourds
12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Fall Foliage Scrapbook
Blue Heron Park Preserve, Staten Island
Parade and Pumpkin Sail
4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Central Park, Manhattan
QUOTATION FOR THE DAY
"One belongs to New York instantly; one belongs to it
as much in five minutes as in five years."
Directions to Prospect Park
- NYC Parks and AT&T Expand Free Public Wi-Fi and Solar Mobile Charging in Parks and at Beaches Citywide
- NYC PARKS REVEALS PARKS WITHOUT BORDERS EIGHT SHOWCASE PARKS
- NYC Parks Joins Japanese Delegates For Ceremonial Planting Of Cherry Blossom Tree Seedling In Prospect Park