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 14:04:55 GMT <![CDATA[New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-astoria-park Date: October 17, 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: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/567b14d16da82.png Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:39 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-st-marys-park Date: October 17, 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: St. Anns Avenue and East 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.81409835815430000, -73.91290283203125000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/567b147d97ced.png Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:40 EDT
<![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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2015-10-17 2015-10-17 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.84582672550500000, -73.78598213195800000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:37 EDT
<![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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2015-10-17 2015-10-17 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.57181634350700000, -73.85850906372100000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:37 EDT
<![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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2015-10-17 2015-10-17 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.60636143209700000, -73.95268678665200000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:37 EDT
<![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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2015-10-17 2015-10-17 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.72838077658200000, -73.77673387527500000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:37 EDT