Save the Date!
Celebrate Earth Day with Us at our Annual Earth Day Celebration on April 22, 2017.
"A neighborhood without parks is not a whole neighborhood." - Ed Koch
Location: Ave U & East 33rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11234         phone: 718-421-2021          e-mail:
Winter 2017--Monthly Events
Unless other wise indicated meet at the Salt Marsh Nature Center
3302 Ave U, B'klyn, NY 11234
For information call 311 & ask for the Brooklyn Urban Park Rangers
Jan 15
7 pm
The Night Sky: Our Urban Park Rangers will be
your guides to the solar system, discussing
the science, history, and folklore of the
SMNC E 33rd St & Ave U
Jan 21
Birding: Super Winter Bird Walk
Meet under the Arch at Grand Army Plaza
Jan 28
1 pm
Survival During the American Revolution
Fort Greene Park Visitor Center- Myrtle Ave &
Washington Park
Feb 5
1 pm
Fire Making Skills: Fire is mankinds greatest
diwscovery. Learn primitive & modern
methods for making fire safely & responsibly
white exploring the great outdoors.
Registration required. Register on
Wednesday, Jan 25
Feb 11
1 pm
Science Discovery Wrokshop: Engage in fun
science experiments & games to learn about
the wonders of nature. Experiments will be
enjoyable for all ages & all equipment will be
SMNC E 33rd St & Ave U
Feb 18
11 am
Winter Tree ID
Prospect Park Audubon Center, East Drive &
Lincoln Rd
Feb 19
1 pm
Winter Wildlife Animal Tracking
Feb 25
1 pm
Natural Fiber Workshop: Learn how to extract
fiver & dyes from natural plants & try your
hand at tying & weaving techniques using
cordage made from plant fiver. Participants
chosen by lottery,Register on Wed, Feb 8th
Fort Greene Park Visitors Center- Myrtle Ave &
Washington Park Ave
March 4
Wildlife Viewing: City Squirrels
Ft Greene Visitor Center,
March 5
1 pm
Historic NY: Nature & Design
Prospect Park: Meet under the Arch at Grand
Army Plaza
March 11
1 pm
Shelter Building: Do you have what it takes to
survive in the wilderness? Develop skills that
wil help you create shelter from natural &
man-made objects
Canarsie Park: E88th St & Seaview Ave
March 18
8 pm
The Night Sky
Prospect Park Audubon Center
March 19
12 pm
Prospect Park Orienteering Course:
Participants will use provided aps  &
compasses to locate hidden marking in the
park. Participants chosen by lottery. Register
on We, Mar 9
March 25
11 am
Gravesend Cemetery Tour: Dating back to
1643, Gravesend Cemetery is the final resting
place of many prominent early residents of
old Brooklyn. We will explore the cemetery
while sharing their stories. Participants
chosen by lottery. Register on Wed, Mar 15
SMNC E 33rd St & Ave U
For more information please go to the NYC Parks Dept
website at
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Exercise with Us
Tuesdays   Yogalates-
1/17 -1:30     1/24- 2:30      1/21- 1:30
2/7 - 2:30   2/14 - 1:30     2/21- 2:30    2/28-1:30
Thursdays -  Yoga
9 am
Its a new year- please join our annual photography competition! Click here for
contest prospectus
Kids Week Brooklyn
Monday - Feb 20
Find My Way-Maps and Compasses
1-2:30 pm  Salt Marsh Nature Center
Tuesday - Feb 21,
Shelter Building
1-2:30 pm
Wednesday- Feb 22
Nature Games
1-2:30 pm
Thursday - Feb 23
Birds of Prey
1-2:30 pm
Friday- - Feb 24
Knot Tying