Randalls Island Park Alliance

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Randall’s Island Park Alliance

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL

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Hanami
In Japanese, “Hanami” means Cherry Blossom viewing.  Enjoy the intensity of the many blossoms
by looking at a single tree or group of trees.

APRIL 20, 2013
10am – Noon

FREE WORKSHOPS
Making Cherry Blossom Salt with Sino Tanaka
Demonstration & Tasting of Cherry Blossom Tea
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Cherry Blossom Fun Crafts for the Entire Family
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Cherry Blossom Map
Walk the Cherry Trees on Randall’s Island

For information and reservations:

donna.piluso@parks.nyc.gov   or   212-860-1899 x 316

http://www.randallsurbanfarm.wordpress.com
http://www.randallsisland.org/natural-areas/gardens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, April 20, 2012 at 11 am
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Hell Gate Pathway
RSVP to Anne Wilson
anne.wilson@parks.nyc.gov
Hosted by the Randall’s Island Park Alliance, NYC Parks Department and NYC Economic Development Corp.

April 10, 2012
Tree Planting Sunken Meadow
Brearley and Collegiate Schools

April 12, 2012
Tree Planting Sunken Meadow
Green Chimneys

April 12, 2012
Tree Planting Sunken Meadow
Zog Sports

NYC WILDFLOWER WEEK 2011 / May 6-15, 2011

WILDFLOWER MEADOW AT RANDALL’S ISLAND
Time: Tuesday, May 10, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Location: Meet at Icahn Stadium, Randall’s Island
Guide: Horticulturist, Randall’s Island Park

Description: Tour the Native Wildflower Meadow at Hell Gate facing the Harlem River on Randall’s Island. Horticulture staff will discuss the process of creating the meadow which is currently being extended to 10,000 square feet. Visitors will see emerging native wildflowers such as wild indigo (Baptisia tinctoria), big-leaf lupine (Lupinus polyphyllus), golden alexanders (Zizia aurea), and switch grass (Panicum virgatum).

Download the brochure for the walk.
 Listen to an audio tour of the wildflower meadows.

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