10:45 am
I am leading a walk through old Bayside where I lived from 1943-1958. Most of the personal landmarks of my early life have vanished but there are threads of continuity and many anecdotes. Several sites have been designated as NYC landmarks: All Saints Episcopal Church, the Lawrence family graveyard and the Cobblestone house. When silent
11:45 am
Beginning at the corner of Forest Park Dr. and Park Lane in Kew Gardens, America’s go-to guy for foraging, “Wildman” Steve Brill, will lead one of his world-famous wild food and ecology tours of Forest Park. This varied park, with cultivated areas, walkways, and trails, is great for late summer foraging. Berries thrive in thickets here,
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Queens Farm is host to a variety of wild edibles in our woodlands, pollinator gardens, and pathway edges. Join expert Leda Meredith for this hands-on exploration of our grounds and learn to safely identify, sustainably harvest, and enjoy wild, seasonal ingredients. Leda will describe flavors, provide suggestions for preparation, and give tips on preservation for year-round use.
Queens County Farm Museum
7:00 pm
Join HPPC and CinemaLIC for another free movie in the park presented by Nest Seekers. Film begins at dusk. Remy (Patton Oswalt), a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his heart’s delight. The
Hunters Point South Park
9:30 am
What if you can run, walk, or stroller push all the way to Unisphere while helping youth reach their unlimited potential?  Global Kids, the nonprofit educational organization that works with students in public schools throughout NYC exposing them to global human rights issues, hosts its 5th Annual 5K Run/Walk/Push on Saturday, October 13th at Flushing Meadows
Flushing Meadows Park
8:00 pm
Birding blogger and field guide author Corey Finger will discuss “The Twenty Best Birds I Have Seen” – his twenty most memorable encounters with birds. Blogger and field guide author Corey Finger has birded on four continents since he first picked up binoculars in 2005. In this presentation he will share photos and stories of encounters with his most memorable
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
The Willow Lake Preserve at Flushing Meadows Corona Park is one of the most ecologically valuable lands in NYC, but its biodiversity is constantly limited by the dominance of invasive species. Join the FMCP Environmental Stewardship Team as we remove invasive species and plant bulbs in this wilderness area. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes
Mauro Playground (entrance to Pat Dolan Trail)
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10:30 am
Join the Environmental Stewardship Team at FMCP at our Winter Invasives Clear-Out to help remove invasive species around the Meadow Lake bird blind. This is our last event before we go into stewardship hibernation until the spring! The bird blind is located on the west shore of the Lake between the World’s Fair Playground and
Meadow Lake (Flushing Meadows Corona Park)