Mar 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Interested in growing food, but not sure how to start? Through this live, virtual class you will learn the basics from Queens Farm’s experienced farmers so you can plan your vegetable garden with confidence. Get useful tips on how to turn any backyard site into a garden, choose your crops, propagate plants, care for seedlings,
Zoom
7:30 pm
At the next meeting of Queens County Bird Club, Abigail Martin will present “Discover the Pantanal Jaguar”. Abigail (Abbie) Martin is an American zoologist who founded the Jaguar Identification Project, a non-profit organization. The project uses citizen science and remote camera traps to study the ecology and behavior of a large population of jaguars found
Virtual
Jun 3 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
1:30 pm
NYC Public schools will not be a session on June 3rd – APEC has you covered: Young learners will meet for an engaging afternoon of exploring Alley Pond Park. The afternoon will include nature literacy, scavenger hunt, games, outdoor nature exploration, and animal meet and greet. Masks must be worn for the entire program. Participants
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Jun 8 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
1:30 pm
NYC Public schools are not in session on June 8th. APEC has you covered: Young learners will meet for an engaging afternoon of productive learning and fun in a relaxed environment that will include nature literacy, STEM activity, games, outdoor nature exploration, and animal meet and greet. In this workshop, children will be challenged to
Alley Pond Environmental Center
12:00 am
Join certified forest therapy guide, Linda Lombardo, on a walk to reconnect with the natural world around us. We will wander the trails, slow down and notice what most of the world simply walks past; the beauty of nature as we welcome Summer. Ground yourself and connect with the trees as you create some nature
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
1:00 pm
Celebrate the upcoming Summer Solstice, which ushers in the new season, with a guided walk led by Jocelyn Perez who will discuss plant species found in the park, especially those associated with the Solstice and its traditional folklore. Due to COVID-19 concerns, masks are required. Registration required. Recommended to bring: a notebook and pencil, camera,
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Jun 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
Come and meet the edible plants of Alley Pond Park with wild foods author Marie Viljoen. On a two-hour midsummer stroll, we will identify a cosmopolitan botanical population as diverse as the borough of Queens. From exotic plants and so-called “weeds” to native species, we will walk and talk about plants that are valued or
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
The Voelker Orth Museum’s family-friendly drop-in summer art workshops are back. Make and take home your own creations on Tuesday afternoons, July 13- August 10th. A garden inspires and provides great materials for art-making. Each week we combine art with some nature in the garden and a refreshing glass of honeyed iced tea on the
Voelker Orth Museum