NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2019 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:35:32 GMT <![CDATA[Lunar New Year in Prospect Park]]> Date: February 5, 2019

Celebrate the Lunar New Year holiday with Prospect Park Alliance!


At Lefferts Historic House, welcome the Year of the Pig with paper-lantern making and good luck paper crafts. Plus, learn more about the Lunar New Year while enjoying traditional New Year treats.

At the Prospect Park Audubon Center, enjoy indoor and outdoor nature programs all afternoon long:
12–3 p.m., Discovery Pack: Bundle up and explore Prospect Park with our ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
1-2 p.m., Bird Nerds Game Hour: Test your knowledge of birds and other animals in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
2-3 p.m., Nature on the Go! An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is around in winter.
3-4 p.m., Animal Encounter: Join Alliance Naturalists to learn more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. This program begins promptly at 3 pm.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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<![CDATA[National Girls & Women in Sports Day: She's On Point!]]> Date: February 9, 2019

Join us for a day filled with sports, arts, and more! Participate in soccer, basketball, pickleball, fitness classes, and jumbo games. Challenge yourself on our obstacle course and don’t forget your swimsuit for the swimming pool!

Activities for all ages and children available in celebration of Title IX.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Hansborough Recreation Center

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<![CDATA[Lunar New Year Celebration]]> Date: February 9, 2019

Celebrate the Year of the Pig at Queens Botanical Garden with Lunar New Year-themed crafts, performances, workshops, and activities for the whole family!

Take a lucky plant home from our Lunar New Year Plant Sale sponsored by COTS Travel—from jade plants to peace lilies, you’ll find out more about these auspicious beauties all week at the shop. Members receive 10% off QBG Shop purchases. Join today to start enjoying benefits.

All activities are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Spend the Day in Flushing! On Sunday, February 9, 2019, on your way to the Garden, be sure to witness the festivities of the Lunar New Year Parade along Main Street, which starts at 11:00 a.m. and is hosted by the Flushing Chinese Business Association (FCBA) and the Korean American Association of Queens (KAAQ).

Plan ahead for this weekend’s commute. It is a wonderful time of year for those living in and visiting Flushing as they enjoy all the festivities, but larger crowds may result in delays, so please allow yourself extra travel time!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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