This Week in Parks: Mar 20, 2015 – Mar 25, 2015

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This Week in Parks:

Mar 19, 2015 – Mar 25, 2015

Citywide Highlights

Where Spring is Made

Where Spring is Made

Take a peek inside the Forest Park Greenhouse, where our gardeners grow thousands of plants for flowerbeds throughout Queens and Brooklyn.

Apply for a Tennis Permit Today

Apply for a Tennis Permit Today

Our tennis season starts April 4! You can find tennis courts in our parks and get a tennis permit today.

Volunteer: Trees Count! 2015

Volunteer: Trees Count! 2015

We’re mapping and counting every street tree on every block of NYC to help make our city greener. Sign up to help out.

Reopening the High Bridge

Reopening the High Bridge

The oldest standing bridge in NYC is reopening soon. Have ideas for the celebrating the reopening? Join us at our community forums!

Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 21, 2015

31st Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Hostos Community College, Bronx

Birding: Eagles 9:00 a.m. at Payson Center, Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan

Living with Urban Coyotes 1:00 p.m. at Van Cortlandt Nature Center, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

Owl Prowl 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

Sunday, March 22, 2015

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

Historic New York: Nature and Design 1:00 p.m. at Grand Army Plaza Arch, Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond 12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m. at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South, Central Park, Manhattan

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Reopening The High Bridge: Celebration Planning Forum 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. at Highbridge Recreation Center, Highbridge Park, Manhattan

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Ranger’s Choice: Gravesend Cemetery Tour 11:00 a.m. at Gravesend Cemetery, Brooklyn

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Hike through the Greenbelt 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at Greenbelt Nature Center, Blood Root Valley, Staten Island

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village 12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m. at 85th Street and Central Park West, Central Park, Manhattan

Scavenger Hunt Hike (light) 1:00 p.m. at Visitor Center, Conference House Park, Staten Island

Monday, March 30, 2015

Reopening The High Bridge: Celebration Planning Forum 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. at Highbridge Green School, Bronx

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Scotland 10K Run 8:00 a.m. at West Drive near 62nd Street, Central Park, Manhattan

Ranger’s Choice: Fort Tour by Candlelight 8:00 p.m. at Fort Totten Visitor’s Center, Fort Totten Park, Queens

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Partnerships for Parks 2015 Conference 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at NYU Law, Manhattan

Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at Margaret Corbin Circle, Fort Tryon Park, Manhattan

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop, Central Park, Manhattan

Historic New York: Old Croton Aqueduct 1:00 p.m. at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Hike the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway (Moderate) 11:00 a.m. at 73rd Avenue and Hollis Hills Terrace, Cunningham Park, Queens

Build a Bird Feeder 1:00 p.m. at Salt Marsh Nature Center, Marine Park, Brooklyn

The New York World’s Fairs in 3D: A Stereoscopic Projection Show 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. at Kingsland Homestead, Margaret I. Carman Green – Weeping Beech, Queens

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Soarin’ over Staten Island 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Wild Avenue between Beresford Avenue and West Shore Expressway Service Road, Staten Island

Earth Day at Prospect Park 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. at Audubon Center at the Boathouse, Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond 2:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m. at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South, Central Park, Manhattan

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Birding: Ridgewood Reservoir 9:00 a.m. at Vermont Place Parking Lot, Highland Park, Queens

High Bridge Historic Neighborhood Walk Tour 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. at 167th Street Train station, Bronx

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Arbor Festival 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

Nature Exploration: Spring Blossoms (Light) 1:00 p.m. at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center, Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Midweek Bird Walk: Wolfe’s Pond Park and Lemon Creek 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at Holten Ave. and Purdy Place, Wolfe’s Pond Park, Staten Island

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