NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:59 GMT <![CDATA[Post Thanksgiving Day Hike: Staten Island's North Shore 'Greenbelt']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/24/post-thanksgiving-day-hike-staten-islands-north-shore-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/24/post-thanksgiving-day-hike-staten-islands-north-shore-greenbelt Date: November 24, 2017

Burn off some Turkey Day calories!

Explore some of Staten Island's North Shore natural areas on this post Thanksgiving Day hike. This easy to moderate hike will make its way through the North shore "Greenbelt" parks of Jones Woods, Goodhue Park, Allison Pond Park, and Snug Harbor. These four parks comprise over 100 acres of woods, ponds and creeks located less than two miles from the Staten Island Ferry.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 917-886-4389

Location: Franklin Avenue at Arnold Street (in Jones Woods Park)

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R048 Jones Woods Park 2017-11-24 2017-11-24 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.63809892385100000, -74.09067840929300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a0afc106b8b8.jpg Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:44:53 EST
<![CDATA[Arts & Crafts Fair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/24/arts-crafts-fair http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/24/arts-crafts-fair Date: November 24, 2017

Find special holiday gifts made by local artists and artisans.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2017-11-24 2017-11-24 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:59:52 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Parks at Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/25/its-my-parks-at-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/25/its-my-parks-at-westerleigh-park Date: November 25, 2017

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Westerleigh Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2017-11-25 2017-11-25 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.61975881882100000, -74.13444897532500000 Mon, 02 Oct 2017 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts & Crafts Fair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/25/arts-crafts-fair http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/25/arts-crafts-fair Date: November 25, 2017

Find special holiday gifts made by local artists and artisans.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2017-11-25 2017-11-25 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:59:52 EST
<![CDATA[In Alice's Garden: Fall Service Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/02/in-alices-garden-fall-service-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/02/in-alices-garden-fall-service-day Date: December 2, 2017

Help us prepare our garden and grounds for next season. Date subject to change depending on the weather.

Let us know if you can help!

Visit Alice Austen's Eventbrite page to register, or call 718-816-4506 or email info@aliceausten.org for more

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2017-12-02 2017-12-02 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a089c5ea5a50.JPG Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:59:52 EST
<![CDATA[5th Annual Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting Celebration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/02/holiday-festival-tree-lighting-celebration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/02/holiday-festival-tree-lighting-celebration Date: December 2, 2017

Central Astoria LDC is pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting Celebration!

Join family, friends, and neighbors in celebrating Astoria’s holiday tradition with music, magic, train rides, and much more.

Can't wait to see you there!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Great Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2017-12-02 2017-12-02 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.78045660379500000, -73.92074298858600000 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:44:53 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/09/summer-on-the-hudson-holiday-on-the-hudson http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/09/summer-on-the-hudson-holiday-on-the-hudson Date: December 9, 2017

Join us for our tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, decoration-making, and hot chocolate (while supplies last).

Schedule

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - visit the Baylander and take part in their family friendly activities, work on a craft activity with Miss New York Gabrielle Walter, have hot cocoa and dance

5:30 p.m. - Barnard Bacchantae takes the stage

5:40 p.m. - Cheer from John Herrold, president Riverside Park Conservancy and throwing the switch to light the tree

5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Bacchantae sings, photos are taken with the tree, Baylander open with activities and warming

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-12-09 2017-12-09 4:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c1bd34794b7.JPG Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:29:56 EST
<![CDATA[Birding Jamaica Bay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/23/birding-jamaica-bay http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/23/birding-jamaica-bay Date: December 23, 2017

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)

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Q007 Bayswater Park 2017-12-23 2017-12-23 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.59870147705078000, -73.76619720458984000 Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:59:54 EST