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, 27 Jul 2016 23:17:20 GMT <![CDATA[New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-astoria-park Date: September 19, 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 2015-09-19 2015-09-19 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/2015/09/19/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-st-marys-park Date: September 19, 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 2015-09-19 2015-09-19 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/2015/09/19/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/treescount-2015-training-session Date: September 19, 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. Remember to do the quick online training before you come and RSVP to register: https://treescount.nycgovparks.org/accounts/register/

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Conover Street and Beard Street

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<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/treescount-2015-training-session2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/treescount-2015-training-session2 Date: September 19, 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: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cunningham Park Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2015-09-19 2015-09-19 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.73089981079101600, -73.77400207519531000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: September 19, 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 2015-09-19 2015-09-19 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[New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/20/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-at-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/20/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-at-marine-park Date: September 20, 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 2015-09-20 2015-09-20 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/2015/09/20/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/20/treescount-2015-training-session Date: September 20, 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: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: East 56th Street and 1st Avenue

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<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/20/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/20/treescount-2015-training-session Date: September 20, 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: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Park Avenue & E 85th Street

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