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 Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:02:07 GMT <![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/29/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/29/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: August 29, 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 2015-08-29 2015-08-29 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:26 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/30/treescount-2015-training-session2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/30/treescount-2015-training-session2 Date: August 30, 2015

This event will include field training in how to use the TreesCount! App, guided online training, and actual data collection. You will be given a full TreesCount! Census Gear Pack, including a tree ID guide, that is yours to keep, matched with a partner, and each pair will be provided with a tablet and wheel (to be returned at the end of the event). Please bring a photo ID (parks ID is fine) so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge to check out equipment for future events or mapping on your own. We are excited to map with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 72nd Street and 37th Avenue

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2015-08-30 2015-08-30 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74880128880000000, -73.89352798460000000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:33 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/30/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/30/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 30, 2015

This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Myrtle Ave and Waverly Ave, Brooklyn

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2015-08-30 2015-08-30 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.69331311728900000, -73.96781444549600000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/30/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/30/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: August 30, 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 2015-08-30 2015-08-30 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:26 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/31/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/31/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 31, 2015

This event will include field training in how to use the TreesCount! App, guided online training, and actual data collection. You will be given a full TreesCount! Census Gear Pack, including a tree ID guide, that is yours to keep, matched with a partner, and each pair will be provided with a tablet and wheel (to be returned at the end of the event). Please bring a photo ID (parks ID is fine) so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge to check out equipment for future events or mapping on your own. We are excited to map with you!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 199th Street and 119th Ave, Queens

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2015-08-31 2015-08-31 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.69142583657200000, -73.75210046768200000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:33 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/31/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/31/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 31, 2015

This event will include field training in how to use the TreesCount! App, guided online training, and actual data collection. You will be given a full TreesCount! Census Gear Pack, including a tree ID guide, that is yours to keep, matched with a partner, and each pair will be provided with a tablet and wheel (to be returned at the end of the event). Please bring a photo ID (parks ID is fine) so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge to check out equipment for future events or mapping on your own. We are excited to map with you!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Dumont Ave and Strauss Street, Brooklyn (in Betsy Head Park)

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B008 Betsy Head Park 2015-08-31 2015-08-31 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.66324856405800000, -73.91491055488600000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:32 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/31/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/31/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 31, 2015

This event will include field training in how to use the TreesCount! App, guided online training, and actual data collection. You will be given a full TreesCount! Census Gear Pack, including a tree ID guide, that is yours to keep, matched with a partner, and each pair will be provided with a tablet and wheel (to be returned at the end of the event). Please bring a photo ID (parks ID is fine) so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge to check out equipment for future events or mapping on your own. We are excited to map with you!

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bradford Ave and Quentin Road, Brooklyn

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2015-08-31 2015-08-31 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.60932626358600000, -73.94839525222800000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:32 EDT