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1 month, 1 cause, 1 million miles... Kids with cancer need your help! Alex’s Million Mile – Run.Walk.Ride is a month long event organized by Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation throughout September (it was named the Million Mile Run in 2013, but we changed the name to incorporate cycling miles this year). The goal is to collectively run, walk and/or ride one million miles to raise funds and increase awareness of the need to support childhood cancer research. Come join us September 1 to kickoff Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Alex's Million Mile. Drinks and t-shirts will be provided. We hope to see you there!
MADISON SQUARE PARK CONSERVANCY & NEUEHOUSE TO HOST MAD. SQ. READS 2014 LITERARY SERIES - SEPTEMBER 4: VALERIA LUISELLIPresented by Madison Square Park Conservancy
Thursday, September 4 Valeria Luiselli | Novelist Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City and grew up in South Africa. Luiselli’s diverse background has allowed her artistic journey to stretch from a ballet libretto for the choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, performed by the New York City Ballet in Lincoln Center in 2010; a pedestrian sound installation for the Serpentine Gallery in London; and a novella in installments for workers in a juice factory in Mexico. Publishers Weekly called her recent novel, Faces in the Crowd, a "haunting debut novel. . . Luiselli plays with the idea of time and identity with grace and intuition." Her book Sidewalks, a collection of essays, was also released this year.
Transportation Alternatives’ 24th annual NYC Century Bike Tour has 35, 55, 75 or 100- mile routes to choose from. Join us for the only all-urban Century in America! For routes, details and registration information, visit nyccentury.org. For more on Transportation Alternatives and what we do, visit transalt.org.
Exploring Manhattan’s Forest: Inwood Hill Park's Past, Present and Future, A Site of Social and Ecological MeaningPresented by Natural Areas Conservancy
Discover the natural side of the concrete jungle!
Join the Natural Areas Conservancy for a guided walk through Forest Park’s towering oak forests.
Join the Natural Areas Conservancy for a guided hike through Staten Island’s southernmost forests.
Thousands of New Yorkers will hit the ground running for the 10th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City RBC Race for the Kids – part of Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play. The 5K race will help raise $1 million to provide one-to-one mentoring relationships for young people throughout the five boroughs who need caring adult role models in their lives. Following the race, participants will take part in special festivities in as part of Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play, including a picnic and appearances by popular Nickelodeon characters.
MADISON SQUARE PARK CONSERVANCY & NEUEHOUSE TO HOST MAD. SQ. READS 2014 LITERARY SERIES - SEPTEMBER 25, 2014: SARAH RUHLPresented by Madison Square Park Conservancy
Thursday, September 25 Sarah Ruhl | Playwright As a Pulitzer Prize finalist, Tony Award Nominee, and 2006 MacArthur Fellowship recipient, Sarah Ruhl has taken her passion for poetry and changed the game for the contemporary playwright, as the New York Times says, “in a poised, crystalline style about things that are irrational and invisible.” Ruhl’s new book 100 Essays I Don't Have Time to Write: On Umbrellas and Sword Fights, Parades and Dogs, Fire Alarms, Children, and Theater, a vibrant, provocative examination of the possibilities of the theater, will be available starting on September 2, 2014.
Ready, Set, Strut! Join fellow dog lovers as we strut our mutts to raise money and save the lives of shelter pets! Saturday, September 27th at Hudson River Park's Pier 84 in New York City. Strut Your Mutt is a dog walk and festival featuring a leisurely walk with your dog, followed by a fun-filled doggie themed festival featuring massages and "paw-dicures" for your pets, dog yoga, contests, giveaways and more! Register and begin fundraising at http://www.strutyourmutt.org
A family-friendly farm festival featuring a Disney musical artist, farmers market and educational activities featuring local farmers.