This Week in Parks – Reaching One Million Trees, Tour Washington Square Park’s Arch Online, Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex Opens, and more

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This Week in Parks:

Nov 20, 2015 – Nov 25, 2015

Citywide Highlights

One Million Trees

One Million Trees

We did it! Find out more about the completion of MillionTreesNYC.

Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex Opens

Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex Opens

The state-of-the-art Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex is now open as a year-round Recreation Center and elite level track facility.

Go Inside the Washington Square Arch

Go Inside the Washington Square Arch

Follow us on Periscope to go inside Washington Square Arch with Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver live on Nov. 23 at 3 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Pelham Bay Park Tree Planting 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. at Pelham Bay Park, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

In the Footsteps of Edgar Allan Poe: A Walk from Poe Cottage to the High Bridge 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, Poe Park, Bronx

Farmhouse Family Day 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, Fidler-Wyckoff House Park, Brooklyn

Historic New York: Native Americans 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. at Visitor Center, Conference House Park, Staten Island

NYC Parks Retro Drive-In Cinema: The Addams Family 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. at New York Aquarium, Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk, Brooklyn

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Northern Manhattan Parks Hike (Vigorous) 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. at 110th Street and Morningside Drive, Morningside Park, Manhattan

Birding: Owls 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. at Orchard Beach Nature Center, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Central Park, Manhattan

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Evacuation Day: The Forgotten Holiday 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. at Van Cortlandt House Museum, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Central Park Tour: Belvedere’s Kingdom 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Belvedere Castle, Central Park, Manhattan

Friday, November 27, 2015

Black Friday Hike: The Yellow Trail 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Parking Area, High Rock Park, Staten Island

Black Friday Hike: Central Park South to North Hike 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Doris Freedman Plaza, Central Park, Manhattan

Black Friday Hike: John Muir Trail 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

Black Friday Hike: The Midwood Trail 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. at Audubon Center at the Boathouse, Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Black Friday Hike: The Alley Giant 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center, Alley Pond Park, Queens

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park 8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m. at Van Cortlandt Nature Center, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

Hunter Island Hike (Moderate) 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. at Orchard Beach Nature Center, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

Astronomy 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. at Wolfe’s Pond Park Comfort Station, Wolfe’s Pond Park, Staten Island

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Historic New York: Brooklyn Bridge 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Corner of Furman and Old Fulton Streets, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

Winter On A Flatbush Farm 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. at Lefferts Historic House, Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Modern Survival Skills 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. at Pelham Bay Nature Center, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

Nocturnal Wildlife 5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. at West 100 Street and Central Park West, Central Park, Manhattan

Monday, November 30, 2015

16th Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square 5:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. at Dante Park, Dante Park, Manhattan

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Joan of Arc Statue Centennial Celebration 11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. at Joan of Arc Statue, Riverside Park, Manhattan

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition Opening: Wreath Interpretations 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. at Arsenal, Central Park, Manhattan

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Community Holiday Tree Lighting 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. at Astoria Park Lawn, Astoria Park, Queens

St. Nicholas Day at the Wyckoff House Museum 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, Fidler-Wyckoff House Park, Brooklyn

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Colonial Christmas 11:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at Conference House Museum, Conference House Park, Staten Island

Concert: Swingtime Big Band 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. at Wave Hill House, Wave Hill, Bronx

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