Tag Archives: outdoor

2nd Jun-7th Sep 2017
Films on the Green 2017
In its landmark 10th year, Films on the Green will present French cinema through the eyes of 10 guest curators and some of the most creative and compelling filmmakers, actors, and artists of our time: Wes Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, James Ivory, Saul Williams, Isabella Rossellini, Wanda Sykes, Laurie Anderson, Matthew Weiner, Matías Piñeiro, and Amy Hargreaves.
by Angie Koo
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
21st May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Lower EastStory: A Scavenger Hunt
The Lower East Side Ecology Center, Media education non-profit MIRA, and the East River Park Coalition are joining forces once again to explore the history, art and culture of the Lower East Side and East River Park through an exciting story-based Scavenger Hunt on May 21. The event is open to all people age 12 […]
by Michael Raineri
20th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Wildlife Tour: High Line as Habitat
Tour the High Line with horticulturist and resident wildlife expert, Maryanne Stubbs. This tour will focus on how pollinators, migratory birds, and other wildlife use the habitat and forage provided by the High Line’s gardens.
by jianzhi
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
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 […]
by Marlyn Marrero
13th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Adventuring: Intro to Yoga
Looking to practice yoga in the company of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts? This session accommodates individuals taking yoga for the first time and can also challenge yoga enthusiasts. These sessions focus on proper postures and flow between poses. No experience necessary. Yoga mats available on a first-come, first-served basis. The High Line is teaming up with […]
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
7th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Pop-up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers
Join Prospect Park Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful. Adventure Hike, 12–1 pm: Alliance naturalists will introduce you to the natural history of Prospect Park and the Park’s hidden trails. Recommended for […]
by Marlyn Marrero
7th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Early Morning Bird Walk: Marvelous Migrants
Join Prospect Park Alliance to search for some of the dazzling birds that visit the Park before flying to northern breeding grounds. The tour is led by the Brooklyn Bird Club and leaves promptly at 8 am.
by Marlyn Marrero
6th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Campfire Conversations: Wisdom and Age
Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library present Campfire Conversations, a series of themed community conversations around an outdoor campfire at the Lefferts Historic House, complete with music, refreshments and mulled wine. Join the Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library around the campfire an open dialogue about the treatment and inclusion of elders in […]
by Marlyn Marrero
5th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Lola's Dreamland Disco
Straight from the Coney Island boardwalk, Lola Star’s Dreamland Disco brings a vintage vibe and stellar entertainment to the LeFrak Center at Lakeside every summer season. Each week a new theme will shape the roller rink dreamscape, with special performances and retro DJ sets. Skaters are encouraged to come in costume and strut their roller dancing skills […]
by Marlyn Marrero
29th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Garden Walk: Trees and the Designed Landscape
Trees play an integral role in landscape design, from defining garden spaces to softening architecture and acting as focal points. Take a spring stroll with Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to see how trees enhance the design of the gardens at Wave Hill. This walk repeats on Sunday, April 30. Free with admission to […]
by Victoria Tsang
23rd Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Ready to Launch! Volunteer Work Day at the Boatyard
Come down to the yard Sunday, April 23, any time from 1 to 8 PM, and lend a hand with many exciting projects to get the Broadway Stages Boatyard and the NBBC fleet ready for the 2017 season. There’s no need to register: just come on down to the boatyard! But if there’s a specific […]
by Victoria Tsang
21st Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Birding By Boat in Newtown Creek
Curious about who lives on the water? Join Audubon New York and the North Brooklyn Boat Club for a birding by boat adventure on the Newtown Creek. Participants will canoe with a guide and navigate local waterways to discover an incredible array of wildlife! Meet at North Brooklyn Boat Club’s Broadway Stages Boatyard, 51 Ash […]
by Marlyn Marrero
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 […]
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 […]
by Michael Raineri