NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:36:53 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[GrowNYC Greenmarket]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/grownyc-greenmarket http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/grownyc-greenmarket Date: July 18, 2015

This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.

Shoppers will find a bountiful selection of seasonal produce from the Black Dirt region of Orange County, Mexican specialty produce from Richmond County, orchard fruit and juice, meat, poultry and eggs, and multi-ethnic artisan breads. Free cooking demonstrations are held weekly, featuring seasonal items from the market, and family-friendly activities take place throughout the season.

Bring your compost to the park to be collected by BIG!Compost, every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. WIC and FMNP checks accepted at individual farm stands. EBT/Food Stamps/Debit/Credit accepted at market information tent.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558c1ac67720d.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: July 18, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558871b124b82.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Natural Areas Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/natural-areas-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/natural-areas-exploration-day Date: July 18, 2015

Come explore Randall’s Island’s wetlands and other natural areas. Explore the Island’s diverse plant and animal communities, and learn from our natural areas experts. All ages are welcome.

Each exploration day will be a new adventure! Check out the Randall's Island Events Calendar for more information.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Randalls Island Natural Areas (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7919, -73.927 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551312750312e.jpg Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[White Island Birding Excursion by Canoe (Advanced)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/white-island-birding-excursion-by-canoe-advanced http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/white-island-birding-excursion-by-canoe-advanced Date: July 18, 2015

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York CIty. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you'll never forget. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.

A birding-by-canoe expedition! Explore the water of Gerritsen Creek and paddle by this special island where only wildflowers and wild birds reside. Prior canoe experience is required. Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your name in the lottery visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 9th.

Participation in a mandatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is required. Children ages 8 and older are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6027, -73.9335 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5582fc34be2b5.jpg Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Upper River Paddle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/upper-river-paddle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/upper-river-paddle Date: July 18, 2015

Come canoe by Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo and experience the natural beauty that NYC has to offer. For those who feel strong, we will offer the opportunity to paddle south for a short distance and then returning to the riverwalk. This paddle starts at 219th St. and ends in the Mitsubishi Riverwalk of the Bronx Zoo. These trips are approximately two and a half hours on water and have one portage. Water proof gear and footwear are recommended.

$30, registration required. Please register here.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 10:00 am 12:30 pm 40.88420104980469000, -73.86689758300781000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a13e7c98f.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/summer-on-the-hudson-dance-for-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/summer-on-the-hudson-dance-for-seniors Date: July 18, 2015

Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company, lead VARIABLE POP, a dance workshop for seniors of all ages and abilities. Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways. All fun. All welcome.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-07-18 2015-07-18 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551995f19c7e1.JPG Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/free-yoga-in-the-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/free-yoga-in-the-park1 Date: July 18, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5588723a87c6c.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/saturday-sculpture-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/saturday-sculpture-workshop Date: July 18, 2015

Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis. Participants work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.

Note: If arriving in a group of 10 or more, please contact us the week prior to your visit by calling (718) 956-1819.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Guerilla Storytime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/guerilla-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/guerilla-storytime Date: July 18, 2015

Meet at the park’s “Mini Library” and join Urban Librarians Unite for guerrilla storytime in the park. These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park. Drop in anytime to share the love of reading with your family as we take the library into the park!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Paddle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/community-paddle1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/community-paddle1 Date: July 18, 2015

Calling all novice paddlers: Come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary! Waterproof gear and footwear recommended.

No registrations required.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Concrete Plant Park

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X305 Concrete Plant Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.82690048217773400, -73.88480377197266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559184e0a99ad.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ranger's Choice: Island Hopping]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/rangers-choise-island-hopping http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/rangers-choise-island-hopping Date: July 19, 2015

NYC Parks' bright and talented Urban Park Rangers are what make our Weekend Adventure programs so amazing.

Spend a day exploring the islands that surround the Orchard Beach Estuary by canoe.

Prior canoe/kayak experience is required. Space is limited on all Ranger's Choice Programs and registration is required. Participants are chosen by lottery and must have prior canoe experience. For ages 8 and up. To enter your name in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Thursday, July 9th.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Park

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8586, -73.8027 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: July 19, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558872f31cc30.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: July 19, 2015

Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours led by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy docents.

Tours are first-come, first-served.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7017, -73.9969 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Tai Chi in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/free-tai-chi-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/free-tai-chi-in-the-park Date: July 19, 2015

Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5588738eb3b02.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Amplified Sundays Presents Delsonido]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays Date: July 19, 2015

Delsonido provides vibrantly danceable live music accompanied by a spectacular sunset over the Hudson River!

The band’s unique “Progressive Afro-Caribbean ” style perfectly captures the zeitgeist of multicultural Brooklyn of today. Elkin Pautt, producer and composer, is the musical director of Delsonido. From Barranquilla, Colombia, and currently resides in Brooklyn. He is dedicated to discovering new sounds from the marriage of traditional Colombian music and other modern genres.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5549178a960a9.png Wed, 06 May 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-on-the-hudson-literary-lounge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-on-the-hudson-literary-lounge Date: July 20, 2015

Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic team up to bring local writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction out into nature. Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A. An excerpt of the writer’s work will be provided for digital download prior to each event here.

May 18th — Issa Rae

June 15th — Bridgett Davis

July 20th — Fiona Maazel

August 17th —Said Sayrafiezadeh

September 21st —Eileen Myles

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7756, -73.9919 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551af6cde9ab4.JPG Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: July 21, 2015

Join instructor Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199bac73ff4.JPG Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Dunes: Walk and Talk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/dune-walk-and-talk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/dune-walk-and-talk Date: July 22, 2015

Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology is a new summer program, a thematic series of nature walks, talks, and art workshops, designed to encompass the various natural elements of Conference House Park.

The most distinctive natural feature of Conference House Park is the mile-and-a-half beachfront along the Raritan Bay and Arthur Kill waterways. These ever present bodies of water have shaped and influenced the Park environment for years. While the park's natural topography and features are constantly changing, none have experienced more change than the beachfront. Through the constant influence of the Raritan Bay, the shoreline has ebbed, flowed, and eroded while in some places expanded.

This family-friendly, educational walk and talk is designed to increase the appreciation and understanding of Conference House Park's waterfront environment: the signature bluffs, dunes, meadows, and wetlands. The walk will highlight some of the resiliency initiatives being undertaken to better protect and safeguard the shoreline from future severe weather events.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557c400bf1ff7.jpg Mon, 15 Jun 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: July 22, 2015

End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199c9875bef.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Cinema: Iron Crows / Bangladesh]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/outdoor-cinema http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/outdoor-cinema Date: July 22, 2015

In this documentary shot in Chittagong, Bangladesh, the world center for ship-breaking, huge megaton behemoths are run aground and broken apart by men and boys who earn $2 a day. Remarkably beautiful cinematography affords indelible insights into how some of the most exploited people on earth retain their courage, decency and fortitude. A.O. Scott in The New York Times writes: “an unsettling hybrid of art and witness… the vivid record of a complex reality. The way it turns blunt, material facts into sublime images is both astonishing and troubling.”

2009, 93 minutes. Directed by Bong-Nam Park. Pre-screening performances begin at 7 p.m.; films begins at sundown.

About the Festival
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park are pleased to announce the 2015 programming for the park’s Outdoor Cinema film festival: eight weeks of international movies shown under the stars, Wednesday evenings, July 1 – August 19. The series is presented by Socrates and Film Forum, in collaboration with Rooftop Films. Now celebrating its 17th year, the festival features open-air cinema, music, dance, and food, held in the 5-acre waterfront park in Long Island City, Queens. Admission is free.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55887a74c0a47.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show Date: July 22, 2015

In this lavish adaptation of the classic novel, a Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor.

Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the Pier.

The film will begin when it is dark enough to see the image on the screen which is dependent on the sunset, generally around 8:30pm. Seating will open at 6:30, and is first come first serve and people can reserve chairs for their friends once onsite. We put out chairs (about 250 of them) and they normally fill by 7:30 and ground seating is available in front and behind the chair section. Front ground seating is for blankets/butts on ground (the pier is hard made of pavers) & picnics are welcome if trash is disposed of properly. Dogs are welcome on leash and off chairs. People may bring their own chairs and place them behind our chairs on the dark pavers, if they choose to bring them. There is no seating or standing in the Southern aisle of the pier. @summeronhudson for weather updates

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/550090da76c34.JPG Wed, 06 May 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Children's Performance Series presents Josh & The Jamtones]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series Date: July 23, 2015

Summer on the Hudson's Children’s Performance Series runs on Thursdays from July 2 to July 30.

These events include music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen! Stroller parking in designated area is mandatory.

Enjoy an interactive dance party with Josh & The Jamtones. Boston based Josh and the Jamtones are an interactive dance party kids band, geared toward kids and parents of all ages. Their sound is a musical mash-up of artists like Bob Marley, the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and Jack Johnson all seamlessly blended into a Muppet-friendly musical cocktail.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55491e30f0d8b.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildflower Garden Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/wildflower-garden-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/wildflower-garden-tour Date: July 23, 2015

Come take a tour of our Wildflower Meadow!

Stretching along the East River near the iconic Hell Gate Bridge, our Wildflower Meadow is home to an array of native and ornamental plants that provide food and shelter for bees, butterflies, birds, and other wildlife.

Join an experienced member of the Alliance's Horticulture Department for a walk and talk about our favorite subject… flowers!

All are welcome and no fee is required.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7849, -73.9358 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555a5aacaa415.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Michael Patrick's Ring of Fire Band]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/waterfront-concert-series-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/waterfront-concert-series-2015 Date: July 23, 2015

Michael Patrick's Ring of Fire Band is a band from central New Jersey. Inspired by traditional folk, country, rockabilly, bluegrass, gospel, roots, and rock, their tribute show will honor and pay homage to one of their musical icons - Mr. Johnny Cash!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.7787, -73.9231 Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Breakfast at Tiffany's]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/hunters-point-park-south-movie-breakfast-at-tiffanys http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/hunters-point-park-south-movie-breakfast-at-tiffanys Date: July 23, 2015

Hunters Point Parks Conservancy and the real estate company Nestseekers bring Breafast at Tiffany's to the LIC Waterfront.

The movie is about a flighty young New York social butterfly who becomes complicatedly smitten with a young man in her apartment building.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.7431, -73.9603 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5581c05eb146e.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/its-my-park-at-wolfes-pond-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/its-my-park-at-wolfes-pond-park Date: July 24, 2015

This it's My Park season, please join the New York Public Interest Research Group as they clean along the shoreline of Wolfe's Pond Park. They are looking for volunteers to help clean up the debris that washes up on the beach. We look forward to a great day of cleaning Wolfe's Pond Park!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (973) 818-8636

Location: Chester Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park)

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.52059936523437500, -74.18399810791016000 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[GrowNYC Greenmarket]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/grownyc-greenmarket http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/grownyc-greenmarket Date: July 25, 2015

This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.

Shoppers will find a bountiful selection of seasonal produce from the Black Dirt region of Orange County, Mexican specialty produce from Richmond County, orchard fruit and juice, meat, poultry and eggs, and multi-ethnic artisan breads. Free cooking demonstrations are held weekly, featuring seasonal items from the market, and family-friendly activities take place throughout the season.

Bring your compost to the park to be collected by BIG!Compost, every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. WIC and FMNP checks accepted at individual farm stands. EBT/Food Stamps/Debit/Credit accepted at market information tent.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558c1ac67720d.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Wetland Cleanup]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/wetland-cleanup http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/wetland-cleanup Date: July 25, 2015

Swindler Cove at Sherman Creek Park is home to one of the few wetlands in Manhattan. Help clean up litter along the shoreline and cut back plants growing along the wetland's edge, while learning about the important role the wetland plays in the local ecology.

For questions and to register, please email volunteer@nyrp.org.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (917) 291-6436

Location: Swindler Cove Park

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2015-07-25 2015-07-25 8:30 am 11:00 am 40.8588, -73.923 Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: July 25, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558871b124b82.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Upper River Paddle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/upper-river-paddle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/upper-river-paddle Date: July 25, 2015

Come canoe by Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo and experience the natural beauty that NYC has to offer. For those who feel strong, we will offer the opportunity to paddle south for a short distance and then returning to the riverwalk. This paddle starts at 219th St. and ends in the Mitsubishi Riverwalk of the Bronx Zoo. These trips are approximately two and a half hours on water and have one portage. Water proof gear and footwear are recommended.

$30, registration required. Please register here.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 10:00 am 12:30 pm 40.88420104980469000, -73.86689758300781000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a13e7c98f.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/free-yoga-in-the-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/free-yoga-in-the-park1 Date: July 25, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5588723a87c6c.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/saturday-sculpture-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/saturday-sculpture-workshop Date: July 25, 2015

Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis. Participants work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.

Note: If arriving in a group of 10 or more, please contact us the week prior to your visit by calling (718) 956-1819.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[High Bridge Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/high-bridge-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/high-bridge-festival Date: July 25, 2015

In collaboration with more than a dozen community groups, NYC Parks is thrilled to host a celebratory festival commemorating the re-opening of the iconic High Bridge! Fun events including historical walking tours, outdoor fitness, public art, a scavenger hunt, a "Bridge Making Workshop" presented by the Bronx Children's Museum, Puppet Mobile by City Parks Foundation, and more! You can also enjoy an evening SummerStage concert featuring Jose Peña Suazo y La Banda Gorda, starting at 7:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The High Bridge (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.84230041503906000, -73.93029785156250000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Catalyst Community Festival in Faber Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/catalyst-community-festival-in-faber-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/catalyst-community-festival-in-faber-park Date: July 25, 2015

The Catalyst program is launching its next round of sites with a community celebration and kickoff in Staten Island.

Catalyst builds excitement around parks and waterfronts by connecting people to common goals and helping to build local leadership in strong park communities. We will bring resources and staff support over the next four years to Faber Park, Staten Island as well as Kaiser Park, Brooklyn, and East Harlem, Manhattan.

This festival will include recreational games, arts and crafts, educational programs, and Partnerships for Parks resources to help care for your park. Let’s bring the neighborhood together for a great cause and celebrate the exciting changes coming to these areas.

For more information, please contact Community Specialist, Jesse Such at JSuch@cityparksfoundation.org.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 483-3562

Location: Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.6409, -74.1358 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Guerilla Storytime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/guerilla-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/guerilla-storytime Date: July 25, 2015

Meet at the park’s “Mini Library” and join Urban Librarians Unite for guerrilla storytime in the park. These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park. Drop in anytime to share the love of reading with your family as we take the library into the park!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Basic Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/basic-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/basic-canoeing Date: July 25, 2015

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you'll never forget. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures.

Basic canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Most canoe programs are first-come, first-served. Participation in a mandatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is required. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.8744, -73.9205 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Orchard Beach Lagoon Birding Excursion (Intermediate)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/orchard-beach-lagoon-birding-excursion-intermediate http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/orchard-beach-lagoon-birding-excursion-intermediate Date: July 26, 2015

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York CIty. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you'll never forget. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.

Explore the Orchard Beach Lagoon, including Bartow Creek as we look for birds that live in this estuarine habitat of the Long Island Sound. Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your name in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Thursday, July 16th.

Participation in a mandatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is required. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Park

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-07-26 2015-07-26 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8586, -73.8027 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: July 26, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-26 2015-07-26 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558872f31cc30.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: July 26, 2015

Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours led by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy docents.

Tours are first-come, first-served.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-26 2015-07-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7017, -73.9969 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Tai Chi in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/free-tai-chi-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/free-tai-chi-in-the-park Date: July 26, 2015

Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-26 2015-07-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5588738eb3b02.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Amplified Sundays Presents River Whyless]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays Date: July 26, 2015

Enjoy vibrantly danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!

River Whyless puts a hauntingly sweet spin on traditional foundations with a sound full of lush harmonies, wide sweeping arrangements driven by dark percussion, and metaphors built of firewood and sap.

Their recent EP, the bands first release since their 2012 debut album, marks a notable evolution in their collective voice. Anderson's voice finds a mark between Sandy Denny's ethereal plea and Crystal Gayle's country swoon. English trad-folk sounds are some of the band's obvious touchstones, putting them in a category similar to contemporaries like Fleet Foxes and Stornoway.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-26 2015-07-26 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5549184870e8c.png Tue, 05 May 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: The Princess Bride]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/27/central-astoria-movies-on-the-waterfront-te-princess-bride http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/27/central-astoria-movies-on-the-waterfront-te-princess-bride Date: July 27, 2015

Everyone is invited to watch The Princess Bride, a timeless and funny romantic fairy tale with swordplay, a giant, an evil prince, and a beautiful princess.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Shore Blvd between Hells Gate Bridge and the Pool

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2015-07-27 2015-07-27 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.7787, -73.9244 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551e97fdb3f07.jpg Thu, 21 May 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: July 28, 2015

Join instructor Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199bac73ff4.JPG Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: July 29, 2015

End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199c9875bef.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Cinema: Kings of the Wind & Electric Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/outdoor-cinema http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/outdoor-cinema Date: July 29, 2015

“The name of my stallion is King of the Wind. My mare is called Electric Queen and she electrocutes all who get in her way…” This incredible introduction to the head-spinning Sonepur Fair, a festival held at the confluence of the Ganges and Gandak rivers on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Kartika, comes from the Horse Breeder, who, along with the Showman, the Rider, the Exorcist, the Dancer and the Mahut (elephant tamer) comprise the cast. This starry-eyed impression of the festival is sensory overload, complete with all the frenetic pacing and explosions of neon that only a visit to this fair could offer. 2015, 56 minutes. Directed by Gaspard Kuentz and Cédric Dupire.

There will be a pre-screening performances at 7 p.m.; films begins at sundown.

Programmed by Rooftop Films.

About the Festival

Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park are pleased to announce the 2015 programming for the park’s Outdoor Cinema film festival—eight weeks of international movies shown under the stars on Wednesday evenings from July 1 to August 19. The series is presented by Socrates and Film Forum, in collaboration with Rooftop Films. Now celebrating its 17th year, the festival features open-air cinema, music, dance, and food, held in the 5-acre waterfront park in Long Island City, Queens. Admission is free.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.76869964599609400, -73.93689727783203000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55887aba79bae.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Beasts of the Southern Wild]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show Date: July 29, 2015

Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier. In this film, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love when faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs.

The film will begin when it is dark enough to see the image on the screen which is dependent on the sunset, generally around 8:30pm. Seating will open at 6:30, and is first come first serve and people can reserve chairs for their friends once onsite. We put out chairs (about 250 of them) and they normally fill by 7:30 and ground seating is available in front and behind the chair section. Front ground seating is for blankets/butts on ground (the pier is hard made of pavers) & picnics are welcome if trash is disposed of properly. Dogs are welcome on leash and off chairs. People may bring their own chairs and place them behind our chairs on the dark pavers, if they choose to bring them. There is no seating or standing in the Southern aisle of the pier. @summeronhudson for weather updates

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/550090da76c34.JPG Wed, 06 May 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Children's Performance Series presents Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series Date: July 30, 2015

Enjoy music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen! Stroller parking in designated area is mandatory.

The City Parks Foundation presents Puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre.

For decades, the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre has been bringing enjoyment to legions of people through its contemporary and innovative marionette productions based on children’s classics.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-30 2015-07-30 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55491eced06f0.png Wed, 06 May 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Garden Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/waterfront-garden-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/waterfront-garden-tour Date: July 30, 2015

Take a tour of our waterfront garden! Located along the coast of the East River, the garden offers year-round beauty, from spring blooming daffodils and narcissus, to winter blooming witchhazel and amamellis.

Join an experienced member of our Horticulture Department and learn about the flowers that are growing on the island along the waterside. You will be able to enjoy breath-taking views of Manhattan while you explore the winding paths of our shade garden.

All are welcome and no fee is required. We will be meeting at the Randall's Island side of the 103rd St. footbridge. A Randall's Island Park Alliance staff member will be on site approximately 10 minutes prior to the tour to greet you.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-07-30 2015-07-30 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7849, -73.9358 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555a56aeb40ff.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Piece of the Rock]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/waterfront-concert-series-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/waterfront-concert-series-2015 Date: July 30, 2015

Piece of the Rock is a six-member group featuring a wide range of doo-wop, hip adult contemporary music, and classic rock. Together they'll have you dancing, swaying, and reminiscing.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-07-30 2015-07-30 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.7787, -73.9231 Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Totally Public Karaoke]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/31/summer-on-the-hudson-totally-public-karaoke http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/31/summer-on-the-hudson-totally-public-karaoke Date: July 31, 2015

Hopefully you’ll amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at Totally Public Karaoke nights. Bring your friends, bring your voice, and bring your courage.

A song selection sheet will be available for you to peruse. Performance slots will be by sign up and the registraion process will begin at 5:30; first come, first to perform.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-31 2015-07-31 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aeb6464765.JPG Fri, 03 Apr 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up: The War and Treaty]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/31/summer-on-the-hudson-friday-freshen-up http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/31/summer-on-the-hudson-friday-freshen-up Date: July 31, 2015

Kick off the weekend with some fresh air while you drink in the sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour. The Friday Freshen Up series takes place in West Harlem Piers Park on the last Friday of the month, May-August.

Tonight's performance is by two solo artists from opposite sides of the world met at a Love Festival. Michael Trotter, Jr. had just returned home after serving in the Iraq war and Tanya Blount was performing on various stages around the world. They fell in love and combined their talents to form The War and Treaty. The duo have been performing on stage and writing beautiful music together ever since. The soulful pop-folk songs from their much anticipated debut album, The War and Treaty: Live at Blue House Studios, is intimate, innovative and exciting.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-07-31 2015-07-31 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199252cecf1.jpg Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[GrowNYC Greenmarket]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/grownyc-greenmarket http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/grownyc-greenmarket Date: August 1, 2015

This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.

Shoppers will find a bountiful selection of seasonal produce from the Black Dirt region of Orange County, Mexican specialty produce from Richmond County, orchard fruit and juice, meat, poultry and eggs, and multi-ethnic artisan breads. Free cooking demonstrations are held weekly, featuring seasonal items from the market, and family-friendly activities take place throughout the season.

Bring your compost to the park to be collected by BIG!Compost, every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. WIC and FMNP checks accepted at individual farm stands. EBT/Food Stamps/Debit/Credit accepted at market information tent.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558c1ac67720d.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: August 1, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558871b124b82.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/free-yoga-in-the-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/free-yoga-in-the-park1 Date: August 1, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5588723a87c6c.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/saturday-sculpture-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/saturday-sculpture-workshop Date: August 1, 2015

Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis. Participants work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.

Note: If arriving in a group of 10 or more, please contact us the week prior to your visit by calling (718) 956-1819.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Guerilla Storytime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/guerilla-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/guerilla-storytime Date: August 1, 2015

Meet at the park’s “Mini Library” and join Urban Librarians Unite for guerrilla storytime in the park. These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park. Drop in anytime to share the love of reading with your family as we take the library into the park!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-sweet-spot-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-sweet-spot-festival Date: August 1, 2015

We’re partnering with Musical Directions to bring you Sweet Spot Festival, a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures, music lovers of all ages, featuring Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America's most renowned sound architects.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-08-01 2015-08-01 3:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199ab6084d2.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Performance: Lori Belilove and the Isadora Duncan Dance Company]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/performance-lori-belilove-and-the-isadora-duncan-dance-company http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/performance-lori-belilove-and-the-isadora-duncan-dance-company Date: August 1, 2015

Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company honor their namesake, revolutionary dancer Isadora Duncan, and Victorian rebel photographer Alice Austen, in a program of dances choreographed by Duncan, on the stunning grounds of the Alice Austen House. The dance company, the Beliloveables, and guest dancers will perform solos and group works from the Duncan repertory centered around the theme of nature, a subject Duncan shared with Austen. Bring your friends and a picnic: it promises to be a memorable evening.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6146, -74.0631 Fri, 01 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: August 2, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558872f31cc30.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: August 2, 2015

Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours led by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy docents.

Tours are first-come, first-served.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7017, -73.9969 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/discovery-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/discovery-day Date: August 2, 2015

Spectacular landscapes and panoramic views await you.

Come to Freshkills Park for an opportunity to discover the trails and hills of the landfill-to-park project! We’re opening up the future North Park and miles of additional interior trails for walking, bicycling, jogging, and exploring this summer.

Kayak Staten Island will lead a free kayaking program from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Fresh Kill and Main Creek waterways, bicycles will be available for riding around the trails, and NYC Audubon will lead a nature hike near the creek. A bus to the scenic overlook will run throughout the day. Visitors are also encouraged to bring their own cameras to photograph the park in progress, pack a picnic, or purchase food and non-alcoholic beverages from event food trucks.

Shuttles into the site will run continuously from the parking area at Wild Avenue to the creek of North Park, and on a scheduled basis from St. George Ferry Terminal. Visitors, including bicycle riders and dog owners, can enter the site directly at 350 Wild Avenue and do not need to take a shuttle.

All ages. Free. The site will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the last entrance at 3:30 p.m. Visit freshkillspark.org/event/discovery-day to find out more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (12) 788-8277

Location: Freshkills Park Event Entrance

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2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.586, -74.1918 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555506f837f75.jpg Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Tai Chi in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/free-tai-chi-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/free-tai-chi-in-the-park Date: August 2, 2015

Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5588738eb3b02.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Hip to Hip Theatre Company: The Merry Wives of Windsor]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/hip-to-hop-theatre-company-the-merry-wives-of-windsor http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/hip-to-hop-theatre-company-the-merry-wives-of-windsor Date: August 2, 2015

Shakespeare’s farce about courtship, jealousy, and friendship features one of the most beloved comedic characters of all time. Sir John Falstaff, banished to Windsor and running out of money, devises what he thinks is a fool-proof plan – seduce the wives of the two richest men in town. Unfortunately for him, the women immediately see through his scheme and proceed to turn the tables on him. Meanwhile, mayhem ensues as three suitors vie to marry the local heiress.

There will be a “Kids & The Classics” activity at 4:30 p.m. The Merry Wives of Windsor performance takes place from 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 5:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront :Frozen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/central-astoria-movies-on-the-waterfront-frozen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/central-astoria-movies-on-the-waterfront-frozen Date: August 3, 2015

You're invited to watch this Disney animated musical that will appeal to families and children of all ages. This movie depicts a fairy tale about a snow queen that teaches its audience not to be afraid of their powers and talents, not to let people you love run away, and the importance of selflessness and generiosity.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Shore Blvd between Hells Gate Bridge and the Pool

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2015-08-03 2015-08-03 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.7787, -73.9244 Thu, 21 May 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 4, 2015

Calling all children 12 and under! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon?

Play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!

There is a limited amount of supplies available at one time. If you are planning on bringing a large group please contact the organizer so we will be prepared.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-08-04 2015-08-04 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aee71e8050.JPG Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: August 4, 2015

Join instructor Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199bac73ff4.JPG Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 5, 2015

Calling all children 12 and under! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon?

Play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!

There is a limited amount of supplies available at one time. If you are planning on bringing a large group please contact the organizer so we will be prepared.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aee71e8050.JPG Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: August 5, 2015

End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199c9875bef.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Cinema: Cold Conflicts: Swedish Short Films]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/outdoor-cinema http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/outdoor-cinema Date: August 5, 2015

Dissensions can take many forms: a soon-to-be-divorced couple bickering; a brood of misfit animals squabbling; an all-female band debating the very definition of their feminism. With unfailing shrewdness, the following shorts depict various clashes and the intense relationships that trigger them. Sharing a penchant for naturalism and distaste for gender binaries, these clever films are further proof of Swedish cinema’s incredible vitality.

Short Films

  • "I Turn to You", 2015, 15 minutes, directed by Victor Lindgren.
  • "Bath House", 2014, 15 minutes, directed by Niki Lindroth von Bahr.
  • "Pussy Have the Power", 2014, 14 minutes, directed by Lovisa Sirén.

Additional shorts to be added. Please note: Due to graphic language, this evening is not recommended for children.

Programmed by Rooftop Films. There will be pre-screening performances at 7 p.m.; films begins at sundown.

About the Festival
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park are pleased to announce the 2015 programming for the park’s Outdoor Cinema film festival: eight weeks of international movies shown under the stars, Wednesday evenings, July 1 – August 19. The series is presented by Socrates and Film Forum, in collaboration with Rooftop Films. Now celebrating its 17th year, the festival features open-air cinema, music, dance, and food, held in the 5-acre waterfront park in Long Island City, Queens. Admission is free.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55887b2264a45.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Moonrise Kingdom]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show Date: August 5, 2015

Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier. In this film, a pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.

The film will begin when it is dark enough to see the image on the screen which is dependent on the sunset, generally around 8:30pm. Seating will open at 6:30, and is first come first serve and people can reserve chairs for their friends once onsite. We put out chairs (about 250 of them) and they normally fill by 7:30 and ground seating is available in front and behind the chair section. Front ground seating is for blankets/butts on ground (the pier is hard made of pavers) & picnics are welcome if trash is disposed of properly. Dogs are welcome on leash and off chairs. People may bring their own chairs and place them behind our chairs on the dark pavers, if they choose to bring them. There is no seating or standing in the Southern aisle of the pier. @summeronhudson for weather updates

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/550090da76c34.JPG Wed, 06 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer and Pee Wee Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-and-pee-wee-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-and-pee-wee-basketball Date: August 6, 2015

All little ones (5 and under) are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball. Coaches will guide groups of children in skill building activities.

Tots Soccer 9:30–10:30am

Pee Wee Basketball 10:30–11:30am

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.7805, -73.9882 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aeeda5b180.JPG Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildflower Garden Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/wildflower-garden-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/wildflower-garden-tour Date: August 6, 2015

Come take a tour of our Wildflower Meadow!

Stretching along the East River near the iconic Hell Gate Bridge, our Wildflower Meadow is home to an array of native and ornamental plants that provide food and shelter for bees, butterflies, birds, and other wildlife.

Join an experienced member of the Alliance's Horticulture Department for a walk and talk about our favorite subject… flowers!

All are welcome and no fee is required.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7849, -73.9358 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555a5aacaa415.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Danc'in Machine]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/waterfront-concert-series-2015-dancin-machine http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/waterfront-concert-series-2015-dancin-machine Date: August 6, 2015

With four great vocalists, a burning horn section, and lots of groovy percussion, the band recaptures the authentic look and sound of the disco era.

Nothing here but the "Real Deal" and we’re keeping it that way for the diehard fans of 70’s Disco! Nowhere else can you experience the sound, power, and feel of authentic disco played exactly the way you remember. Pair that with one of the best stage shows.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.7787, -73.9231 Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[GrowNYC Greenmarket]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/grownyc-greenmarket http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/grownyc-greenmarket Date: August 8, 2015

This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.

Shoppers will find a bountiful selection of seasonal produce from the Black Dirt region of Orange County, Mexican specialty produce from Richmond County, orchard fruit and juice, meat, poultry and eggs, and multi-ethnic artisan breads. Free cooking demonstrations are held weekly, featuring seasonal items from the market, and family-friendly activities take place throughout the season.

Bring your compost to the park to be collected by BIG!Compost, every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. WIC and FMNP checks accepted at individual farm stands. EBT/Food Stamps/Debit/Credit accepted at market information tent.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-08 2015-08-08 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558c1ac67720d.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: August 8, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-08 2015-08-08 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558871b124b82.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Co-op City Historic Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/coop-city-historic-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/coop-city-historic-walking-tour Date: August 8, 2015

From the ruins of the Freedomland Amusement Park rose the nation's largest cooperative housing development. Yet in spite of its massive scale, there are some surprising secret places in this part of the Bronx. Come explore Co-op City and surrounding neighborhoods.

Please contact The Society at (718) 881-8900 to reserve your ticket. Tours generally runs about 2 hours. The walking tour will be led by Bronx Co. Historical Society tour guide Mr. Nestor Danyluk.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 881-8900

Location: Barnes and Noble

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2015-08-08 2015-08-08 10:00 am 12:30 pm 40.8669, -73.8285 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555f865516d6b.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/free-yoga-in-the-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/free-yoga-in-the-park1 Date: August 8, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-08 2015-08-08 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5588723a87c6c.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/saturday-sculpture-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/saturday-sculpture-workshop Date: August 8, 2015

Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis. Participants work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.

Note: If arriving in a group of 10 or more, please contact us the week prior to your visit by calling (718) 956-1819.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-08 2015-08-08 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Playdates! in West Harlem Piers Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/summer-on-the-hudson-playdates-in-west-harlem-piers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/summer-on-the-hudson-playdates-in-west-harlem-piers-park Date: August 8, 2015

Come have a family and friends play date at this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainers, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun! In today's event, Sammie & Tudie will provide a slapstick thrill ride of fun at the Comedy Magic Circus.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-08-08 2015-08-08 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551af86217cc6.png Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Guerilla Storytime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/guerilla-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/08/guerilla-storytime Date: August 8, 2015

Meet at the park’s “Mini Library” and join Urban Librarians Unite for guerrilla storytime in the park. These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park. Drop in anytime to share the love of reading with your family as we take the library into the park!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-08 2015-08-08 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/09/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/09/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: August 9, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-09 2015-08-09 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558872f31cc30.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/09/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/09/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: August 9, 2015

Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours led by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy docents.

Tours are first-come, first-served.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-09 2015-08-09 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7017, -73.9969 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Tai Chi in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/09/free-tai-chi-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/09/free-tai-chi-in-the-park Date: August 9, 2015

Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-09 2015-08-09 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5588738eb3b02.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Hip to Hip Theatre Company: The Merchant of Venice]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/09/hip-to-hip-theatre-company-the-merchant-of-venice http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/09/hip-to-hip-theatre-company-the-merchant-of-venice Date: August 9, 2015

Shakespeare’s darkest comedy explores bigotry, justice, and the limitations of the law. The young Venetian gentleman Bassanio has squandered all his money, but he needs 3,000 ducats so that he can travel to Belmont and woo the beautiful heiress Portia. His devoted friend Antonio helps him by borrowing the cash from the moneylender Shylock. But when Antonio is forced to default on the loan, Shylock seeks a gruesome revenge, and Portia and Bassanio find themselves in a desperate struggle to save Antonio’s life.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-09 2015-08-09 5:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.76869964599609400, -73.93689727783203000 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: How to Train Your Dragon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/10/central-astoria-movies-on-the-waterfront-how-to-train-your-dragon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/10/central-astoria-movies-on-the-waterfront-how-to-train-your-dragon Date: August 10, 2015

Everyone is invited to watch the young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons and becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself. He learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-08-10 2015-08-10 8:15 pm 10:00 pm 40.7787, -73.9231 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551ebf9258307.jpg Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 11, 2015

Calling all children 12 and under! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon?

Play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!

There is a limited amount of supplies available at one time. If you are planning on bringing a large group please contact the organizer so we will be prepared.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-08-11 2015-08-11 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aee71e8050.JPG Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: August 11, 2015

Join instructor Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199bac73ff4.JPG Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Nights on the River: Despicable Me]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/movie-nights-on-the-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/movie-nights-on-the-river Date: August 11, 2015

Come and enjoy the family movie "Despicable Me" under the stars.

Gru, a supervillain surrounded my minions, masterminds a grand scheme to steal the moon.

Rain date: Wednesday August 12th. This event is free; registration is not required.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Hunts Point Riverside Park

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X336 Hunts Point Riverside Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 8:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.81750106811523400, -73.88240051269531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55919d0a6b813.jpg Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 12, 2015

Calling all children 12 and under! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon?

Play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!

There is a limited amount of supplies available at one time. If you are planning on bringing a large group please contact the organizer so we will be prepared.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aee71e8050.JPG Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: August 12, 2015

End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199c9875bef.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show Date: August 12, 2015

Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier. In this kids' movie, a 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

The film will begin when it is dark enough to see the image on the screen which is dependent on the sunset, generally around 8:30pm. Seating will open at 6:30, and is first come first serve and people can reserve chairs for their friends once onsite. We put out chairs (about 250 of them) and they normally fill by 7:30 and ground seating is available in front and behind the chair section. Front ground seating is for blankets/butts on ground (the pier is hard made of pavers) & picnics are welcome if trash is disposed of properly. Dogs are welcome on leash and off chairs. People may bring their own chairs and place them behind our chairs on the dark pavers, if they choose to bring them. There is no seating or standing in the Southern aisle of the pier.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/550090da76c34.JPG Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer and Pee Wee Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-and-pee-wee-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-and-pee-wee-basketball Date: August 13, 2015

All little ones (5 and under) are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball. Coaches will guide groups of children in skill building activities.

Tots Soccer 9:30–10:30am

Pee Wee Basketball 10:30–11:30am

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-13 2015-08-13 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.7805, -73.9882 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aeeda5b180.JPG Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Garden Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/waterfront-garden-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/waterfront-garden-tour Date: August 13, 2015

Take a tour of our waterfront garden! Located along the coast of the East River, the garden offers year-round beauty, from spring blooming daffodils and narcissus, to winter blooming witchhazel and amamellis.

Join an experienced member of our Horticulture Department and learn about the flowers that are growing on the island along the waterside. You will be able to enjoy breath-taking views of Manhattan while you explore the winding paths of our shade garden.

All are welcome and no fee is required. We will be meeting at the Randall's Island side of the 103rd St. footbridge. A Randall's Island Park Alliance staff member will be on site approximately 10 minutes prior to the tour to greet you.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-08-13 2015-08-13 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7849, -73.9358 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555a56aeb40ff.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Infrastructure Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/green-infrastructure-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/green-infrastructure-tour Date: August 13, 2015

Come see the new green infrastructure and help us keep our river clean and streets clear from flooding.

This event is free; registration is not required.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Hunts Point Riverside Park

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X336 Hunts Point Riverside Park 2015-08-13 2015-08-13 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.81750106811523400, -73.88240051269531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55919df2c250b.JPG Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Spitfire]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/waterfront-concert-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/waterfront-concert-series Date: August 13, 2015

See a performance by Spitfire, five childhood friends who formed a band in a garage in 1975 in Astoria, Queens. The band will play all their original music, as well as great classic rock such as, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Who, and so many others that the band and its followers grew up on.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-08-13 2015-08-13 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.7787, -73.9231 Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: The Picture Show Extension: Fantastic Mr. Fox]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/summer-on-the-hudson-the-picture-show-extension http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/13/summer-on-the-hudson-the-picture-show-extension Date: August 13, 2015

Bring a blanket and come over to the lawn for films brought to you by The Chatsworth on 72nd St.

In Fantastic Mr. Fox Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with their son Ash and visiting young nephew Kristopherson. But after 12 years, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community

Ground seating only at this event and seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 1-2 hours before the event. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be cancelled. Up to the minute cancelation information will be posted on our twitter @summeronhuhdson and if the event is canceled the Parks calendar website will be updated to reflect that (about 2 hours before the event/1 hour before wellness classes). No rain dates are scheduled. If attendance reaches maximum capacity management reserves the right to close participation. No rain dates are scheduled. If attendance reaches maximum capacity management reserves the right to close participation

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-08-13 2015-08-13 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.7823, -73.987 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aef31211f1.JPG Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Water Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/14/water-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/14/water-festival Date: August 14, 2015

Join us for a fun-filled kids' day!

There will be water inflatables, bounce houses, cotton candy, popcorn, and giveaways.

Sponsored by Councilman Donovan Richards.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)

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Q007 Bayswater Park 2015-08-14 2015-08-14 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5987, -73.7662 Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:00:08 EST
<![CDATA[GrowNYC Greenmarket]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/grownyc-greenmarket http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/grownyc-greenmarket Date: August 15, 2015

This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.

Shoppers will find a bountiful selection of seasonal produce from the Black Dirt region of Orange County, Mexican specialty produce from Richmond County, orchard fruit and juice, meat, poultry and eggs, and multi-ethnic artisan breads. Free cooking demonstrations are held weekly, featuring seasonal items from the market, and family-friendly activities take place throughout the season.

Bring your compost to the park to be collected by BIG!Compost, every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. WIC and FMNP checks accepted at individual farm stands. EBT/Food Stamps/Debit/Credit accepted at market information tent.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-15 2015-08-15 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558c1ac67720d.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: August 15, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-15 2015-08-15 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558871b124b82.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Paddle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/community-paddle1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/community-paddle1 Date: August 15, 2015

Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary! Waterproof gear and footwear recommended.

Registration is not required for this event.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430 4665

Location: Concrete Plant Park

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X305 Concrete Plant Park 2015-08-15 2015-08-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.82690048217773400, -73.88480377197266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559184e0a99ad.jpg Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT