Tag Archives: outdoor

13th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Bike Tour of Rockaway
Join Rock­away Water­front Alliance for a bike tour of the Rock­aways. Help us cel­e­brate spring by going out­side and explor­ing New York City togeth­er by bike. We will meet at the RISE Cen­ter and explore some of the local neigh­bor­hoods of Rock­away. Along the way, we will meet local neigh­bors and explore this unique coastal com­mu­ni­ty. […]
by Marlyn Marrero
16th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Polar Bear C02 Earth Day Bike Ride
Polar Bear CO2 Earth Day Bike Ride Sun­day April 16th, 4pm Union Square North Come cel­e­brate Earth Day on your bicy­cle dressed up as your favorite ani­mal with Time’s Up and CO2 Green Dri­ve. As we know earth day is every day. Let’s cel­e­brate and sup­port New York City’s new sus­tain­able infra­struc­ture, bike lanes, green­ways and auto-free […]
by jianzhi
8th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
History of Urban Development and Architecture
Explore the rich his­to­ry of NYC’s Civic Cen­ter area, high­light­ing its urban plan­ning and devel­op­ment and its archi­tec­ture. From City Hall Park to Foley Square, to Police Plaza and Chatham Green, this tour includes exte­ri­or vis­its to City Hall, Tweed Cour­t­house, Sur­ro­gate Court, Munic­i­pal Build­ing, Inter­na­tion­al Trade Court, Jav­its Fed­er­al Build­ing, the Depart­ment of Health, […]
by Rui Zhao
18th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Dune Planting
Come join the Rock­away Water­front Alliance for a com­mu­ni­ty vol­un­teer day cul­mi­nat­ing in a cel­e­bra­tion of the land and water. For this dune plant­i­ng we will be restor­ing native plants to cre­ate a nat­u­ral pro­tec­tive buffer of dunes along the East End of the Rock­aways. Adults and kids alike are wel­come to par­tic­i­pate in this event. Dress accord­ing­ly. Reg­is­tra­tion […]
by Marlyn Marrero
23rd Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: I Heart Worms for Families
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on work­shop intro­duces kids (ages 5 and up) to the life of indoor com­post­ing (red wig­gler) worms. Make heart-shaped com­post cook­ies for your plants; be pre­pared to get your hands dirty! Pur­chase worm bin mate­ri­als from us ($10 mate­ri­al fee), and we’ll help you set […]
by Michael Raineri
11th Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Inwood Green Neighborhood: Forest Restoration
Vol­un­teer with the Stew­ard­ship Team to help pro­tect the young forest in Inwood Hill Park! Vol­un­teers will be trained in tree care best prac­tices as well as inva­sive veg­e­ta­tion iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and removal tech­niques for vines, mul­ti-flo­ra rose, and wineber­ry. Come dressed in boots, long pants, and cloth­ing that can get dirty.
by Rui Zhao
1st Feb-20th Apr 2017
Event Registration Open for 2017 Canal Clean Sweep
The NYS Canal Cor­po­ra­tion and Parks & Trails New York need your help for the annu­al Canal Clean Sweep. Last year’s event was a great suc­cess, but we want to make this year’s Clean Sweep even big­ger! Most of this year’s event will take place Fri­day-Sun­day, April 21–23, Earth Day week­end. Besides being a great way to […]
by Michael Raineri
29th Jan 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Winter Walk at Pelham Bay Park
Join the Nat­u­ral Areas Con­ser­van­cy for a guid­ed walk through the coastal and forest­ed areas of New York City’s largest park. This diverse 2,700-acre park has plen­ti­ful forest and wet­land nat­u­ral areas and is home to sig­nif­i­cant wildlife. Eco­log­i­cal­ly speak­ing, Pel­ham Bay Park is the south­ern tip of New Eng­land and has char­ac­ter­is­tics quite dis­tinct from […]
by Michael Raineri
28th Jan 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Fireside Chats: What is Home?
As part of A Night of Phi­los­o­phy & Ideas, BPL and Prospect Park Alliance present this first in a series of month­ly com­mu­ni­ty con­ver­sa­tions set around an out­door camp­fire at the Lef­ferts His­toric House in Prospect Park. The con­ver­sa­tions will be facil­i­tat­ed by Casey Burke from Break­ing Ground, with per­for­mances by Vlada Tomova and Chris Rael. Break­ing Ground’s […]
by Marlyn Marrero
22nd Dec 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Fall Soil Health Workshop
Autumn is here and it’s time to put the garden to sleep for the season. Join QBG Farm staff to learn how to care for your soil during fall and winter. We’ll discuss soil testing, cover crops, mulch, and compost application.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
27th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Winter on a Flatbush Farm
Get ready for win­ter as they did in the 19th cen­tu­ry farm­ing vil­lage of Flat­bush. Learn how to make a can­dle, watch a mas­ter spin­ster spin wool thread, and enjoy Dutch treats made at our out­door hearth from a Lef­ferts fam­i­ly recipe. St. Nicholas will vis­it at 3 pm. RSVP here!
by Marlyn Marrero
2nd Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Black Gotham Walking Tour
Jour­ney to New York City’s ear­ly history—the colo­nial man­date by British governors—as Black Gotham founder Kamau Ware guides par­tic­i­pants on an evening tour of how the his­toric actions of pol­i­cy­mak­ers con­trolled the lives of the first black New York­ers. Dis­cov­er the laws, con­spir­a­cies, and rebel­lions that influ­enced the expand­ing colony along lines of slav­ery, class, […]
by Marlyn Marrero
30th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Celebrate Halloween in Central Park
Bring the whole fam­i­ly to cel­e­brate Hal­loween in Cen­tral Park at Cen­tral Park Conservancy’s annu­al Hal­loween Parade and Pump­kin Flotil­la. Enjoy live music, spooky sto­ries, pump­kin carv­ing, a cos­tume parade, the pump­kin flotil­la, and more! This year’s event will include a live bat demon­stra­tion by the Orga­ni­za­tion for Bat Con­ser­va­tion. This event is free and open to […]
by Marlyn Marrero
29th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Remember Sandy: A Waterfront Walking Tour of the Lower East Side
When Super­storm Sandy blew into New York City on Octo­ber 29 2012, it frac­tured much of the region’s crit­i­cal urban infra­struc­ture and revealed sig­nif­i­cant social, eco­nom­ic and polit­i­cal fault lines across the city. Storm surge poured into pow­er plants and dis­abled New York City’s water and tran­sit sys­tems, and in the wake of the floods […]
by Marlyn Marrero
16th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Stop 'N' Swap® Brooklyn
Need to get rid of some clutter? Or maybe you're just looking for some interesting finds. At Stop 'N' Swap®, take recycling to a new level, and let you're unused items become treasures for someone else!
by Alex Reice
15th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Aki Matsuri: Japanese Fall Celebration of the Steinhardt Maple Collection
Enjoy a pleasant walk with family and friends, through the beautiful collection of maple trees at the New York Botanical Garden.
by Alex Reice
8th-30th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden
The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants. Enjoy a stunning exhibition of these carefully trained flowers in the Haupt Conservatory.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
7th-8th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Central Park Moonlight Ride
A fun, relaxing auto-free ride through Central Park highlighting its beautiful ponds, waterways, vistas, and structures.
by Lilas Randrianarivony