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 Sun, 31 Jul 2016 01:45:36 GMT <![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: August 1, 2015

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Parks are becoming a logical alternative environment for those who want to add variety to their work outs, or who just don't like the gym. And, it's an affordable way to increase physical activity opportunities, because there's nothing special to build.

Exercise with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestows health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors for example gives your brain, psyche, and immune system an extra boost.

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:58 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/afropunk-zone-1-throop-am http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/afropunk-zone-1-throop-am Date: August 1, 2015

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. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. You will be signing in with your user name so please have that handy. All event attendees will receive a free ticket to the AFROPUNK festival!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Throop Avenue and Madison Street

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<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/afropunk-zone-3-greene-am http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/afropunk-zone-3-greene-am Date: August 1, 2015

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. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. You will be signing in with your user name so please have that handy. All event attendees will receive a free ticket to the AFROPUNK festival!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Greene Avenue and Franklin Avenue

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<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/afropunk-zone-2-franklin-am http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/afropunk-zone-2-franklin-am Date: August 1, 2015

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. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. You will be signing in with your user name so please have that handy. All event attendees will receive a free ticket to the AFROPUNK festival!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Franklin Avenue and Madison Street

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2015-08-01 2015-08-01 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68408771140000000, -73.95620584490000000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:30 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 1, 2015

Arrive ready to map! This is a free event, all equipment will be provided. You will be signing in with your username, so have that readily available.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The intersection of Onderdonk Avenue and Harman Street

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2015-08-01 2015-08-01 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.70678691080000000, -73.91193866730000000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:31 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/training-81 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/training-81 Date: August 1, 2015

This event has been cancelled. Please stay tuned for future events. There will be a new event on 8/2 at the same location.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Webster Ave and E 233rd Street

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2015-08-01 2015-08-01 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.89541355450000000, -73.86378765110000000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:29 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/afropunk-zone-1-throop-pm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/afropunk-zone-1-throop-pm Date: August 1, 2015

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. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. You will be signing in with your user name so please have that handy. All event attendees will receive a free ticket to the AFROPUNK festival!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Throop Avenue and Madison Street

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2015-08-01 2015-08-01 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.68574740240000000, -73.94146442410000000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:30 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/afropunk-zone-3-greene-pm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/afropunk-zone-3-greene-pm Date: August 1, 2015

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. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. You will be signing in with your user name so please have that handy. All event attendees will receive a free ticket to the AFROPUNK festival!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Greene Avenue and Franklin Avenue

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2015-08-01 2015-08-01 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.68773246880000000, -73.95693540570000000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:30 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/afropunk-zone-2-franklin-pm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/afropunk-zone-2-franklin-pm Date: August 1, 2015

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. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. You will be signing in with your user name so please have that handy. All event attendees will receive a free ticket to the AFROPUNK festival!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Franklin Avenue and Madison Street

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2015-08-01 2015-08-01 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.68408771140000000, -73.95620584490000000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:30 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/treescount-2015-training-session1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/treescount-2015-training-session1 Date: August 1, 2015

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. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cypress Ave and Willoughby Avenue

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2015-08-01 2015-08-01 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70785640090000000, -73.91921281810000000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: August 1, 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 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 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/2015/08/02/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 2, 2015

Arrive ready to count some trees! This is a free event, with wheels and tablets provided, but you will need your census gear pack and voluntreer badge from your training event. You will be signing in with your user name and password, so please have that readily available.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 42 Macombs Place

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