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 Sat, 01 Oct 2016 20:46:00 GMT <![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
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/18/treescount-2015-training-session1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/18/treescount-2015-training-session1 Date: October 18, 2015

Come for an hour or come all day! Event staff will be on hand to offer training, refreshers, provide equipment and snacks, from 10am -3pm.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rockaway Boulevard and 111th Avenue

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2015-10-18 2015-10-18 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.67754617365400000, -73.82762074470500000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:38 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/18/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/18/treescount-2015-training-session Date: October 18, 2015

This is a free event. Please bring your Census Gear Pack, including your voluntreer badge, with you to the event. You will be able to check out a wheel and reserve blocks at the end of the event to continue mapping on your own!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 137th Street and Malcolm X Blvd

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2015-10-18 2015-10-18 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.81538448914900000, -73.93981218338000000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:37 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/18/treescount-2015-training-session1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/18/treescount-2015-training-session1 Date: October 18, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 103rd Avenue and Liberty Street

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2015-10-18 2015-10-18 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.68158996120000000, -73.83773803710000000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/18/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/18/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: October 18, 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 2015-10-18 2015-10-18 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/2015/10/19/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/19/treescount-2015-training-session Date: October 19, 2015

Come for an hour or come all day! Event staff will be on hand to offer training, refreshers, provide equipment and snacks, from 2pm - 7pm.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 132nd Street and Linden Boulevard

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2015-10-19 2015-10-19 2:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.68175268389600000, -73.80976796150200000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:38 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/19/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/19/3-to-6-club Date: October 19, 2015

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2015-10-19 2015-10-19 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:34 EDT