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This Week in Parks:

Dec 29, 2014 – Jan 4, 2015

Welcome to the first edition of NYC Parks’ Weekly Updates newsletter. Through this newsletter, we will share free and low-cost events and programs across New York City, and tell you about the most important news in your area.

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Citywide Highlights

MulchFest 2015

MulchFest 2015

Your old Christmas tree could help grow your favorite local park. Drop off your tree starting Jan. 3 or bring it to a Mulchfest site on Jan. 10 and 11.

New Year's Eve Fireworks

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Start your new year with a bang at our fireworks displays at Coney Island, Central Park, and Grand Army Plaza.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Le Carrousel at Bryant Park 10:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Coney Island New Year’s Eve Extravaganza and Fireworks 9:00 p.m.

Central Park Fireworks and NYRR Midnight Run 10:00 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks 11:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

‘Come Calling’ on New Year’s Day 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Friday, January 2, 2015

Riding the Waves Exhibit 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Astronomy: Quadrantids Meteor Shower 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Astonomy: Quadrantids Meteor Shower 6:00 p.m.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour 12:00 p.m.–12:45 p.m.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Abs Workout 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Birding: Eagles 9:00 a.m.

Nature’s Endurance: Talk and Walk 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Seal Exploration 10:00 a.m.

North Manhattan Parks Super Hike 11:00 a.m.

Who’s Awake? Family Walk 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Winter Chamber Music at Bartow-Pell 4:30 p.m.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Riding the Waves Exhibit 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Exhibition Opening: The Migration 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Seasonal Crafts 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Nature Exploration: Hunter Island 1:00 p.m.

Le Petit Zen Art – Adults 1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Finding Your Way 11:00 a.m.

Birding: Winter BIrds 11:00 a.m.

Natural History Hike to Moses Mountain 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Martin Luther King Day Idlewild Park Wetland Cleanup 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village 12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym 8:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

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