Jun
29
Sat
Walking Tour of Kew Gardens and Maple Grove Cemetery @ Dani's House of Pizza
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Walking Tour of Kew Gardens and Maple Grove Cemetery @ Dani's House of Pizza | New York | United States

We will meet in front of Dani’s House of Pizza and learn about the history of Kew Gardens. Lunch will be at the Victorian Admin Building in Maple Grove, inside the gate at Lefferts Blvd. & Kew Gardens Rd. Followed by a walking tour of Victorian Maple Grove. The fee of $25/$20 members includes the tour, two regular slices of pizza from Dani’s, water and Marinos Italian Ices. Free parking is available on cemetery grounds near the Victorian Admin Building. RSVP to https://www.friendsofmaplegrove.org/events1. Web payment does not require a paypal account. Inquiries to info@friendsofmaplegrove.org

Jul
13
Sat
City of Water Day: Hunter’s Point South Park Tour @ LIC Landing
Jul 13 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
City of Water Day: Hunter's Point South Park Tour @ LIC Landing | New York | United States

Hunters Point Parks Conservancy will celebrate the Waterfront Alliance’s City of Water Day at Hunter’s Point South Park by conducting a tour of one of the newest and most resilient waterfront parks in the country with park designers from SWA/Balsey and community leaders from the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy! Participants will gather at LIC Landing in Hunter’s Point South Park for a discussion on the park design process, including how the designers worked to meet WEDG requirements as set by the Waterfront Alliance. A tour of the park and its many impressive ecological and resilient design features will follow. Participants will engage with the waterfront by learning about the importance of resilient waterfront design in mitigating climate change effects and how parks can be an extremely effective tool in this effort. Meet at LIC Landing in Hunter’s Point South Park (52-10 Center Blvd.)