Tag Archives: outdoor

16th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Family Christmas Bird Count
Blooming Naturalists of all ages can join a tradition more than 100 years in the making. Join Prospect Park Alliance in this nationwide bird census that helps conservation researchers track the long-term health of bird populations.
by Truly Johnson
6th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Sustainable Lawn Care
Get a crash course on organic lawn management in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn appropriate timing, application quantities, and techniques for using compost in lawn care. Then they’ll head outside with our staff to try it themselves! Hear from the Horticulture experts on the practices used at QBG to keep our lawns pesticide and […]
by Truly Johnson
30th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Compost Workday
Volunteer with one of New York City’s oldest community composting programs! The Lower East Side Ecology Center in partnership with the NYC Compost Project diverts over 450 tons of food scraps from landfills annually. Food scraps are collected locally and then processed into compost at the East River Park Compost Yard. The finished compost is […]
by Truly Johnson
14th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Coastal Clean-Up in Riverside Park South
Join TRASH HERO New York, in partnership with Riverside Park Conservancy and NYC Parks, to clean up the Hudson River shoreline in Riverside Park South.  Volunteers give back to the community each month by helping remove marine trash from the Tidal Cove and park’s shoreline. Closed-toed shoes are required. All materials provided. We look forward to cleaning up the waterfront with […]
by Truly Johnson
11th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Putting Your Garden to Bed
Use traditional techniques to keep soil protected from the elements, experiment with mulch, and sow cold weather crops for next spring. Registration requested.
by Truly Johnson
4th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Pumpkin Smash 2017
Don’t let your pumpkin haunt a landfill! Bring pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and gourds for a smashing good time. You smash them and the NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for City parks and green spaces. Join us for refreshments, raffles and more! Event will occur rain or shine.  
by Truly Johnson
28th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Sandy5
Communities across the city will remember, resist, and rise together. Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy took lives, destroyed homes, and flooded subways. Like in Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, the people hit hardest by Sandy were the poor, people of color, immigrants, and our already most vulnerable communities. New York’s elected officials must […]
by Truly Johnson
21st Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Turn & Learn: NYC Compost Project
Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings while working on the NYC Compost Project demonstration site. Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toed shoes ,and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Registration requested. This event takes place on the first Wednesdays of the month, from 1:00 […]
by Truly Johnson
1st Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Forest Crew
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis. College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green-collar field are strongly encouraged to attend regularly and to view this as an apprenticeship opportunity. Consistency will be […]
by jianzhi
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
23rd Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Get Hooked
At Get Hooked, children have the opportunity to learn about the wildlife living in the waters surrounding Randall’s Island. Come out to the park to learn, explore, and fish!   Activities include fishing (catch and release), games, arts and crafts, and more.  All equipment is provided. Suitable for kids ages seven and older.
by jianzhi
20th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Outdoor Movie Night: Malcolm X
In celebration of our 25th anniversary many of this summer’s featured films will take us back to the year 1992! Whether a classic favorite or a recent blockbuster, Randall’s Island Park is an amazing place to take in a flick. Outdoor movie nights are presented in partnership with the NYC Parks. Free movies are screened every Sunday at […]
by jianzhi
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
17th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
PEACE BIKE RIDES - THIRD SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH
Join us for a leisurely, peaceful ride to some of downtown Manhattan’s peace sites, including: Tibet House, Anthroposophical Society, Former residence of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Point Thank You, Teardrop Park, The Irish Hunger Memorial, Art from the Berlin Wall, Robert Wagner Park, The Labyrinth for Contemplation, Fritz Koenig’s “The Sphere,” St. Paul’s Chapel, the site of the Mother […]
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
10th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Street Art Bike Ride
Our gallery is on the streets, and we want to share it, pointing out famous and hidden spots throughout the city. We’ll be covering the Williamsburg and Bushwick neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Tour includes NYC highlights, history and social implications of street art.
by chad
6th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Full Moon Hort Tours (9/6)
Learn more about the Park in our Hort Tours. From the lush gardens, to the towering tree canopy, each tour will have a specific focus, making each experience fun and full of surprises. Join us September 6 on the night of the full moon for our Full Moon Hort Tour. Discover new perspectives of our […]
by jianzhi
6th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Dance Fitness in the Park
Dance Fitness is the perfect way to have fun while getting an amazing workout! These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air. Follow certified instructors from Sweet Water Dance & Yoga for a fun, high-energy workout along the park’s shoreline! This event repeats every week on Wednesday between 9/6/2017 and 9/27/2017.
by jianzhi