Tag Archives: parks

9th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Gardening for Liberation: A Social Justice Roundtable - Part 2
Join community garden leaders for a panel followed by small group discussions where community gardeners will share stories about how they’re using their community gardens in various interconnected movements for liberation.  Moderator: Yonnette Fleming is a lifelong musician, social change catalyst and urban farmer who is committed to advancing systems of knowledge which help people recognize oppression and build health and resilience […]
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
1st Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Gardening for Liberation: A Social Justice Roundtable Series - Part 1
Join community garden leaders for a panel followed by small group discussions where community gardeners will share stories about how they’re using their community gardens in various interconnected movements for liberation.  Moderator: Karen Washington, Farmer at Rise & Root Farm, GreenThumb community gardener at Garden of Happiness Panelists: Heather Butts, JD, MPH, MA. GreenThumb community gardener […]
by Truly Johnson
20th Jul 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Draw Your Park (7/20)
We invite you to explore your inner artist with our Draw Your Park program. On July 20, from 5-7pm, spend the evening drawing alongside teaching artists who will provide their guidance. All materials will be provided by Madison Square Park Conservancy. Meeting locations will vary. This program is free and open to all, rain or shine. Photo […]
by jianzhi
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
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
10th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
2017 Waterfront Conference: Measuring Our Harbor: Strong, Healthy and Open
Measuring Our Harbor: Strong, Healthy and Open The 2017 Waterfront Conference provides a platform for participants to debate the future of our region’s waterfronts, and prepare to tackle the challenges ahead in the next decade and beyond. How will we as a region secure the means necessary to sustain our waterfront as a vital commercial, […]
by jianzhi
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
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 Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Book Launch: Thirtyfour Campgrounds by Martin Hogue
Join us for the launch of Martin Hogue’s Thirtyfour Campgrounds, published by MIT Press. Hogue will be discussing the book and its connections to his broader research. Camping can make us feel a powerful connection to nature and our rugged backwoods forebears. With over 20,000 facilities dispersed across the country, campgrounds celebrate a unique form […]
by Michael Raineri
16th Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Parks Without Borders Fort Greene Park
Through the Parks Without Borders program, Fort Greene Park was chosen to receive a share of $40 million for the redesign of its entrances, edges, and underused spaces. At this meeting, NYC Parks will present new design ideas and other updates, and we need your feedback. Parks Without Borders is a new design approach 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 […]
by Michael Raineri
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
29th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
NYC Outdoors! An Environmental Education Expo
The NYC Outdoors! Expo is public event showcasing environmental education resources in New York City. Who should attend? Participants will meet more than 40 environmental education organizations
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
19th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Friends of Brower Park: 3rd Annual Leaf Crunch
Join Repair the World and Friends of Brower Park as they partner with the NYC Composting Project this November! Volunteers will help rake up Brower Park's fall leaves. The leaves will be used to fill their Leaf-Mold bins to replenish last years leaf-mold crop that is used to add a blanket of nutrients to Brower Parks plant and tree beds.
by Angie Koo
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 […]
by Marlyn Marrero