Over the past couple of months, the local community groups Astoria Park Alliance and Green Shores have organized Leaf Fest, which was a program to collect as many fallen leaves in the waterfront parks (Astoria Park, Ralph Demarco Park, Rainey Park, and Queensbridge Park) as possible. They did this on Saturdays in October, November, and December. (more…)
The Queens Gazette published news of a tempting opportunity – a call by the Wildlife Conservation Society for volunteers to serve at the Queens Zoo. As a volunteer, you’d get to do all sorts of interesting and fun things, like teaching visitors about the animals through guided tours, act as a speaker at narrated feedings, lead arts and crafts activities, and assist with events during the holidays.