Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP
Commissioner, NYC Parks
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September 28, 2014
BACK TO THE FUTURE: GET A "SNEAK PEAK" OF FRESHKILLS PARK
DATE: Sunday, September 28, 2014
TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Freshkills Park
250 Wild Avenue
DETAILS: Celebrate the future of NYC parks at Freshkills Park's 5th annual "Sneak Peak" event. The former landfill on Staten Island's western shore is being transformed into a park three times the size of Central Park, but is not yet open to the public. Don't miss this special opportunity to get a first look!
This year's event offers nearly three miles of walking paths and more than two miles for those who bring bikes to explore the park's peaks. The event will include kayaking, birding, yoga classes, walking tours, climbing walls, kite flying, and live music. Parking at the site is free. There will be continuous shuttle bus service to and from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal at St. George.
The event is FREE and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.freshkillspark.org/events/sneakpeak.
To watch an It's My Park episode about Freshkills visit http://youtu.be/7X8ySoz_KlY.
This year's event is presented by NYC Parks and the Freshkills Park Alliance along with NYC Department of Sanitation, NYS Department of State, Pratt Industries, Waste Management, and the Staten Island Foundation.
Arthur Pincus / Tara Kiernan