Tag Archives: Education

26th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Outdoor Bike Repair Class
Want to learn how to fix your bike? Time’s Up! now has two bicycle workshop locations! All workshops and classes are free, however, donations are welcome. On Tuesday nights in Manhattan, we have outdoor bike repair classes which introduce basics of bicycle maintenance.  Wednesday (Brooklyn) and Sunday (Brooklyn) nights are open workshops where you can […]
by chad
17th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Bike Co-op
Want to learn how to fix your bike? Time’s Up! now has two bicycle workshop locations! All workshops and classes are free, however, donations are welcome. On Tuesday nights in Manhattan, we have outdoor bike repair classes which introduce basics of bicycle maintenance.  Wednesday (Brooklyn) and Sunday (Brooklyn) nights are open workshops where you can […]
by chad
12th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
OUTDOOR BIKE REPAIR CLASS
Starting up again in April 2017, come learn how to fix bikes, do simple maintenance and tune-ups at Time’s Up’s weekly bike repair classes. Subjects are covered in a four-week rotation beginning the first week of every month: 1st Tuesday- Basics for Beginners 2nd Tuesday- Brakes and Gears 3rd Tuesday- Cups, Cones, and Bearings 4th […]
by chad
29th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
HIGH LINE TOUR: FROM FREIGHT TO FLOWERS
Hear the story behind New York City’s park in the sky. Weekly guided walking tours are free 75-minute-long tours led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides, will offer you an insider’s perspective on the park’s history, design, and landscape. Free public tours take place twice a week on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM and Saturdays […]
by jianzhi
20th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Hands-On-Hort: Fungi
We are excited for you to join our Hands-On-Hort Workshop, focusing on Fungi. Led by expert the New York Mycological Society, this workshop will explore the hidden world of fungus. Visitors of all ages will be able to learn more about the fungal specimens that are crucial to keeping a healthy ecosystem. The New York Mycological Society is nonprofit […]
by jianzhi
13th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Battery Park City: Creating a New Neighborhood
Meet at the portal of Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park. (between Battery Park and the Museum of Jewish Heritage) After more than four decades of planning and construction, Battery Park City has been built out, following a master plan by Cooper, Eckstut and Associates. Learn about its planning and discover its distinctive residential neighborhoods, distinguished […]
by jianzhi
8th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Designing Green Roofs and Rooftop Farms
Calling all architects, landscape designers, urban planners, sustainability coordinators and greening professionals of all stripes! Whether you’re responding to an affordable housing RFP, or designing a high-end luxury hotel or condo building, you are likely to be integrating green roofs and or edible plantings into your design. This course will provide you with an in-depth […]
by Michael Raineri
27th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Leadership and the Environment
Do you want to learn to lead beyond what you can learn in class? Do you care enough about the environment to act on it? This event will feature Leadership Professor Joshua Spodek and NYU’s Office of Sustainability to discuss leadership and the environment. Learn how to lead without relying on authority, telling people what […]
by Luke McGinty
8th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Happy Hour Fishing
Tired of the old noisy after work happy hour? Head down to the Ecology Center to finish off the week with views of the East River as the sun sets and the light turns “magic.” We’re partnering with Outdoorfest again this year to bring you a summer fishing happy hour on the East River. Bait […]
by Michael Raineri
6th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Saving Regional Farms: Why Every New Yorker Should Care
Food Policy For Breakfast Series Discussion + Networking + Healthy Breakfast Served (This is a FREE Event) Saving Regional Farms: Why Every New Yorker Should Care Panelists: Steve Rosenberg-Senior Vice President at Scenic Hudson, Inc. and Executive Director at The Scenic Hudson Land Trust, Inc. Karen Washington-Owner and Farmer at Rise and Root Farm Didi […]
by Michael Raineri
4th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
World Ocean Festival
A public event to #saveourocean! On June 4th, we’re inviting ocean lovers from across the world to join a collective voice standing up for the Ocean. You can participate in the World Ocean Festival by: Attending the Ocean Village in NYC The Ocean Village will be a celebration of art, education, innovation and tools for […]
by jianzhi
3rd Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
New York City Fish Count
As part of the annual World Science Festival, we will wade into the Hudson River to collect and count what species of fish we find. How will our site differ from others? Join us for this fun waterside event at 172nd Street Beach in Fort Washington Park!
by gabrielav
3rd Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Bridge Golf Foundation Water Fair
In partnership with The Eagle Academy, Columbia Water Center, and the physics department at The City College of New York, The Bridge Golf Foundation is holding its first annual Water Fair on June 3 at MIST Harlem, to raise awareness of the many environmental and socio-economic issues surrounding the use of this most precious resource. […]
by gabrielav
2nd Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Staten Island North Shore 'Greenbelt' Hike
Celebrate National Trails Day with a hike through the trails of Staten Island’s North Shore “Greenbelt” parks: Jones Woods, Goodhue, and Allison Pond parks. The round trip hike will start and end at Jones Woods at the top of Franklin Avenue. Join NYC Park’s hike leaders in exploring the rare serpentine hillside grasslands of Jones Woods, the oak woodlands of […]
by jianzhi
28th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze
Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Gaze at the central star of our solar system from Pier I in Riverside Park South by West 70th St. using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers […]
by gabrielav
26th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
NYC Parks Shape Up NYC/MAP Spring Fitness Party
Spring is here are you ready to enjoy the weather? Join us as we celebrate at New York Housing Authority Marcus Garvey Spring Fitness Party! Come and have fun as you engage in several free fitness class demos – Zumba, Barre Fitness, Soca Fitness, and Yoga. We will end the event with a dance party […]
by Victoria Tsang
17th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Design Tour: Elevated Design
Get an insider’s look at the unique design elements of the High Line and the notable architecture in the neighborhood with Patrick Hazari, Friends of the High Line Director of Design and Construction. Learn about the behind-the-scenes work that led to the development of the High Line and its impact locally and worldwide. Tours are […]
by Victoria Tsang
11th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Garden Tour: Spring Ephemerals and Bulbs
Get to know every detail of the High Line’s plant life while walking through the park with one of our knowledgeable staff horticulturists. Discover how our perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees change as seasons pass, what plants are native, which are edible and medicinal, and how we take care of more than 500 varieties of […]
by Victoria Tsang