Archive for March, 2018

This Week In Parks: Queens

March 23, 2018

 

Citywide Highlights

Free Sledding Events: Mar. 22

Free Sledding Events: Mar. 22

Join us for an afternoon of snow fun! We’re bringing sleds, and holding snow angel contests, friendly snowball fights, and more in parks across the city.

Sledding in Parks

Sledding in Parks

Can’t make it to our free sledding locations? Check out our list of the best hills in New York City.

Easter Events

Easter Events

Enjoy some egg-cellent outdoor events this Easter week all across the city.

Dogs in Parks Town Hall

Dogs in Parks Town Hall

Share your opinions about what matters to you at a series of town halls this month. The first town hall takes place in Queens on March 24.

34th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether: March 31

34th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether: March 31

Join NYC Parks GreenThumb as we celebrate our 40th Anniversary! Honor our roots with a day of gardening workshops, activities, and conversation.

Become a Washington Square Park Greeter

Become a Washington Square Park Greeter

Love Washington Square Park? Show your love by applying to become a greeter. The application deadline has been extended to March 26!

Forest Park Trail Day: March 24

Forest Park Trail Day: March 24

Join us for a celebration and volunteer day for our trails in Forest Park.

Spring Dance-A-Thon: March 23

Spring Dance-A-Thon: March 23

Enjoy the sounds of the 70s, 80s, and 90s in this evening of fun and fitness at J. Hood Wright Rec Center in Manhattan.

Upcoming Events in Queens

Thursday, March 22, 2018

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 24, 2018

NYRR Open Run: Highland Park 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. at Highland Park Entrance, Highland Park

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. at Astoria Park Track, Astoria Park, Queens

Compost Giveback 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

Dogs in Parks: Town Hall – Queens 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. at Oak Ridge (Forest Park Headquarters), Forest Park, Queens

Trail Mulching and Clearing 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Little Neck Stop ‘N’ Swap 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. at Queens County Farm Museum, Queens Farm Park, Queens

Let’s Paint with TAHP Roots 12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens

Children’s Garden Open House 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

Nature’s Workshop: Wildlife Illustration11:00 p.m.–12:30 p.m. at Albert H. Mauro Playground, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Sunday, March 25, 2018

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. at Main Park House, Cunningham Park, Queens

March for the Earth Volunteer Day 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

Ranger’s Choice: Story Time 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. at Parking Lot, Astoria Park, Queens

Art in the Garden: Hope Artist Talk and Horticulture Walk 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Wheelchair Basketball hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team7:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m. at Al Oerter Recreation Center, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Evening Cocktail & Craft: Natural Easter Egg Dyeing 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

NYRR Open Run: Highland Park 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. at Highland Park Entrance, Highland Park

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. at Astoria Park Track, Astoria Park, Queens

Barnyard Egg Hunt 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. at Queens County Farm Museum, Queens Farm Park, Queens

Stargazing Club: The Blue Moon 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center, Alley Pond Park, Queens

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Historic New York: Long Island City Parks11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Monday, April 2, 2018

Kids Week Queens: All About Insects 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Kids Week Queens: Native American Games 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt 2018 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Spring Break Activities for Kids! 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

Arts, Culture & Fun: Public Theater Mobile Unit presents Henry V 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens

Kids Week Queens: Birding for Kids 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Wheelchair Basketball hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team7:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m. at Al Oerter Recreation Center, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Kids Week Queens: Storytelling for Kids11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

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