NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:10:17 GMT <![CDATA[It's My Park at New Dorp Beach]]> Date: November 18, 2017

This It's My Park season volunteer with Natural Resources Protective Association to clean the shoreline at New Dorp Beach. We look forward to cleaning up and beautifying the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 873-4291

Location: New Dorp Beach (in Great Kills Park)

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<![CDATA[Post Thanksgiving Day Hike: Staten Island's 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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<![CDATA[It's 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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<![CDATA[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).


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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<![CDATA[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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