NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:30:41 GMT <![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/treescount-2015-training-session2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/treescount-2015-training-session2 Date: October 17, 2015

This is a free event, and all equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Please bring a photo ID with you so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge. Voluntreers will master the TreeKIT mapping method and help collect data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Caroll Street and City Island Avenue

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<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/treescount-2015-training-session3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/treescount-2015-training-session3 Date: October 17, 2015

Come for an hour or come all day! Event staff will be on hand to offer refreshers, provide equipment and snacks, from 10-5pm.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Beach 142nd and Rockaway Beach Blvd

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<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/treescount-2015-training-session3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/treescount-2015-training-session3 Date: October 17, 2015

Come for an hour or come all day! Event staff will be on hand to offer refreshers, provide equipment and snacks, from 10-5pm.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Ave R and Ocean Ave

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<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/treescount-2015-training-session Date: October 17, 2015

Discover the trees in the neighborhood and then pick up a free tree to bring home! Voluntreers will master the TreeKIT mapping method and help collect data for TreesCount! 2015.All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Please bring a photo ID with you so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 193rd Street and 81st Avenue

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<![CDATA[Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/le-petit-zen-artstill-life http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/le-petit-zen-artstill-life Date: October 17, 2015

Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: October 17, 2015

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, and Yeou-Cheng Ma. Also on display is an interactive installation of handmade sea glass-like objects by artist M. J. Levy Dickson, as an homage to Helen Keller. On view Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. until May 2016.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:27 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/treescount-2015-training-session1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/treescount-2015-training-session1 Date: October 17, 2015

This is a free event, and all equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Please bring a photo ID with you so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge. Voluntreers will master the TreeKIT mapping method and help collect data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Caroll Street and City Island Avenue

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2015-10-17 2015-10-17 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.84582672550500000, -73.78596067428600000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:37 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/18/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-at-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/18/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-at-marine-park Date: October 18, 2015

Open Run is a new community-based initiative that launched in St. Mary's Park in the Bronx on National Running Day, June 3, 2015. Through this initiative, New York Road Runners is empowering local volunteers to bring free weekly runs to local neighborhood parks all over NYC.

All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on park, but they are between 2.5-3 miles. Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome!

This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2015-10-18 2015-10-18 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.60810089111300000, -73.93769836425800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/567b155c53d54.png Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:40 EDT