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 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:39:08 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[Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river Date: July 21, 2015

The Poe Park Visitor Center in collaboration with NYC Parks and Partnership for Parks is pleased to present a group exhibition of contemporary photographs celebrating New York City’s oldest bridge, the High Bridge, which opened to the public on June 9th for the first time in 40 years. The exhibition, “High Bridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River,” will run from July 1 – July 25, 2015.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 21, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Hike and Paint]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/hike-and-paint http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/hike-and-paint Date: July 21, 2015

Join artist Gerry McCleave for hike and paint in Van Cortlandt Park. Paints and brushes will be provided. Please bring a light folding chair you can carry on the trails.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.9001, -73.8722 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/summer-exhibitions Date: July 21, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Petit Art: Artist Trading Cards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/le-petit-artartist-trading-cardsteensadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/le-petit-artartist-trading-cardsteensadults Date: July 21, 2015

Create miniature works of art to swap and trade with other artists. This summer, participants will create originals, small editions, and most importantly, self-produced works using various mediums.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Painting for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/painting-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/painting-for-kids Date: July 21, 2015

Have fun painting and seeing nature. Supplies will be provided.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.9001, -73.8722 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: July 21, 2015

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, and Yeou-Cheng Ma. Also on display is an interactive installation of handmade sea glass-like objects by artist M. J. Levy Dickson, as an homage to Helen Keller. On view Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. until May 2016.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 22, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river Date: July 22, 2015

The Poe Park Visitor Center in collaboration with NYC Parks and Partnership for Parks is pleased to present a group exhibition of contemporary photographs celebrating New York City’s oldest bridge, the High Bridge, which opened to the public on June 9th for the first time in 40 years. The exhibition, “High Bridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River,” will run from July 1 – July 25, 2015.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 22, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-exhibitions Date: July 22, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Romance Authors Hosted by Joyce Lamb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/bryant-park-reading-room-romance-authors-hosted-by-joyce-lamb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/bryant-park-reading-room-romance-authors-hosted-by-joyce-lamb Date: July 22, 2015

Gotta love it! Harlequin, Avon, and Forever authors dish on their best-selling romance novels.

Hosted by Joyce Lamb, Happy Ever After Curator & Blogger, USA Today

Featuring:

  • Robyn Carr, Four Friends, Never Too Late
  • Kristan Higgins, If You Only Knew
  • Elizabeth Hoyt, Dearest Rogue
  • Beverly Jenkins, For Your Love, Destiny’s Captive
  • Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Heroes Are My Weakness
  • Meredith Wild, Hardwired

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling Date: July 22, 2015

Families! Kids! Join us for fun filled sessions of art and story telling this summer. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops and present storytelling, at select locations. All ages are welcome!

These workshops are part of the mayor's Community Parks Initiative. For more information on our parks equity program, visit the Community Parks Initiative page.

Visit us at this site or elsewhere:

Wednesday July 29, 3-4:30 pm: Martin Luther King Playground, Malcom X Blvd and 115th

Wednesday August 5, 3-4:30 pm: Cherry Tree Park, 99th St. to 100 St., 3 Ave.

Wednesday August 12, 3-4:30 pm: Mae Grant Playground, 104th between Madison and Park Aves.

Wednesday August 19, 3-4:30 pm: Willis Playground, E 141st St. to E 140th St, between Willis Av and Alexander Av, Bronx

Wednesday August 26, 3-4:30 pm: Flynn Playground, Brook Av to 3 Av bet. E 157th St. and E 158th St., Bronx

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Mae Grant Playground

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M213 Mae Grant Playground 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.79249954223633000, -73.94940185546875000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park Date: July 22, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey, from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more, with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55147bc17d85a.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 23, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river Date: July 23, 2015

The Poe Park Visitor Center in collaboration with NYC Parks and Partnership for Parks is pleased to present a group exhibition of contemporary photographs celebrating New York City’s oldest bridge, the High Bridge, which opened to the public on June 9th for the first time in 40 years. The exhibition, “High Bridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River,” will run from July 1 – July 25, 2015.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 23, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-exhibitions Date: July 23, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Bards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/free-arts-events http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/free-arts-events Date: July 23, 2015

Enjoy readings and performances by writers and artists born or residing in the Bronx.

Annie Rachele Lanzillotto (writer and performer)
Circa ’95 (Local Hip-Hop Duo)

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Bronx Community Garden

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2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.8328, -73.9268 Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Barefoot Dancing: Kotchegna (African Dance)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/barefoot-dancing-kotchegna-african-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/barefoot-dancing-kotchegna-african-dance Date: July 23, 2015

Performing in elaborate masks to the explosive percussion of a corps of brilliant drummers, Kotchegna Dance Company brings to life the ancient stories and legends of Africa’s Ivory Coast.

Kotchegna is rapidly establishing itself as one of the most exciting African troupes in the United States. Noteworthy past engagements include The Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival, The Philadelphia International Children’s Festival, and Minnesota’s Ordway Theatre.

For more info visit their website.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.8911, -73.8949 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse: She Stoops to Conquer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer Date: July 23, 2015

In this 18th century play by Oliver Goldsmith, wealthy countryman Mr. Hardcastle arranges for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a rich Londoner, hoping the pair will marry. Unfortunately, Marlow is nervous around upper-class women, yet the complete opposite around working-class women. On his first acquaintance with Kate, the latter realises she will have to pretend to be 'common', or Marlow will not woo her. Thus Kate 'stoops to conquer', by posing as a maid, hoping to put Marlow at his ease so he falls for her.

The mission of Hudson Warehouse is to present the classics in exciting productions inspired by our past and relevant to our present day.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 775-9837

Location: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.792, -73.979 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[WBO Summer Talent Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/wbo-summer-talent-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/wbo-summer-talent-show Date: July 23, 2015

Showcase your talent! We are looking for singers, dancers, jugglers, comedians—anything that entertains! This event is open to the public and if you are interested in performing please contact carmen.quarles@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.8769, -73.8765 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5581f8960c8f7.png Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 24, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river Date: July 24, 2015

The Poe Park Visitor Center in collaboration with NYC Parks and Partnership for Parks is pleased to present a group exhibition of contemporary photographs celebrating New York City’s oldest bridge, the High Bridge, which opened to the public on June 9th for the first time in 40 years. The exhibition, “High Bridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River,” will run from July 1 – July 25, 2015.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 24, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Parents and I Chalk Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-parents-and-i-chalk-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-parents-and-i-chalk-art Date: July 24, 2015

Looking for an activity to participate in with your child? Come work together and collaborate as we develop their imagination and create one of a kind masterpieces. Along with their adult, children will create theme inspired chalk art that will promote creativity and utilize their imagination.

All classes are weather dependent. In cases of rain, please call (718) 667-3543 to confirm classes are still on.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

Location: Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/summer-exhibitions Date: July 24, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse: She Stoops to Conquer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer Date: July 24, 2015

In this 18th century play by Oliver Goldsmith, wealthy countryman Mr. Hardcastle arranges for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a rich Londoner, hoping the pair will marry. Unfortunately, Marlow is nervous around upper-class women, yet the complete opposite around working-class women. On his first acquaintance with Kate, the latter realises she will have to pretend to be 'common', or Marlow will not woo her. Thus Kate 'stoops to conquer', by posing as a maid, hoping to put Marlow at his ease so he falls for her.

The mission of Hudson Warehouse is to present the classics in exciting productions inspired by our past and relevant to our present day.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 775-9837

Location: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.792, -73.979 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 25, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river Date: July 25, 2015

The Poe Park Visitor Center in collaboration with NYC Parks and Partnership for Parks is pleased to present a group exhibition of contemporary photographs celebrating New York City’s oldest bridge, the High Bridge, which opened to the public on June 9th for the first time in 40 years. The exhibition, “High Bridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River,” will run from July 1 – July 25, 2015.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/bryant-park-moves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/bryant-park-moves Date: July 25, 2015

This modern dance class, now in its fifth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limón Dance Company.

Experience the joy of movement and dance — open to all levels.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551465f882150.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/summer-exhibitions Date: July 25, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Drawing: Chalk and Talk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/drawing-chalk-and-talk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/drawing-chalk-and-talk Date: July 25, 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.

Capture the beauty of Conference House Park and draw inspiration from its natural surroundings and environment. Embrace the park's dominant topographical features—the shoreline and forest— through the art of drawing.

This introductory workshop provides basic how-to instruction along with the materials to explore and capture the varied landscape of Conference House Park. Classes to be held outdoors—weather permitting.

All skill levels are welcome. For those interested, a brief overview of Conference House Park's dunes and forests will be given. Ages 10 and up.

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 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 17:00:04 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 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 40.8423, -73.9303 Wed, 20 May 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Touch Tour for the Blind and Visually Impaired]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/touch-tour-for-the-blind-and-visually-impaired http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/touch-tour-for-the-blind-and-visually-impaired Date: July 25, 2015

Morris-Jumel Mansion's team of educators will lead a touch tour of the Mansion designed for children and adults who are blind or otherwise visually impaired.

We'll use materials and fabrics exactly like those adorning the house to give attendees a vivid sense of the furnishings and cultural objects that surround them. We're especially excited to utilize Dutch wax cottons—the very same material used by world-renowned artist Yinka Shonibare MBE, whose work Morris-Jumel is exhibiting until August 31.

The touch tour is free with museum admission, though reservations are recommended. To RSVP, please call (212) 923-8008 or email marketing@morrisjumel.org.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Petit Art: Artist Trading Cards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/le-petit-artartist-trading-cardsteensadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/le-petit-artartist-trading-cardsteensadults Date: July 25, 2015

Create miniature works of art to swap and trade with other artists. This summer, participants will create originals, small editions, and most importantly, self-produced works using various mediums.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: July 25, 2015

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, and Yeou-Cheng Ma. Also on display is an interactive installation of handmade sea glass-like objects by artist M. J. Levy Dickson, as an homage to Helen Keller. On view Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. until May 2016.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: The Merry Wives of Windsor]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/shakespeare-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/shakespeare-in-the-park Date: July 25, 2015

Hip to Hip Theater Company presents The Merry Wives of Windstor at the Red Stapes south of Van Cortlandt House Museum. Preceded by a 4:30 p.m. children's workshop.

Hip to Hip Theatre Company's mission is to stimulate and develop interest in the theatre arts by presenting free, family-friendly, professional productions of popular classics in public spaces.

For more info visit their website.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 729-8567

Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 5:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.8911, -73.8949 Fri, 05 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse: She Stoops to Conquer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer Date: July 25, 2015

In this 18th century play by Oliver Goldsmith, wealthy countryman Mr. Hardcastle arranges for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a rich Londoner, hoping the pair will marry. Unfortunately, Marlow is nervous around upper-class women, yet the complete opposite around working-class women. On his first acquaintance with Kate, the latter realises she will have to pretend to be 'common', or Marlow will not woo her. Thus Kate 'stoops to conquer', by posing as a maid, hoping to put Marlow at his ease so he falls for her.

The mission of Hudson Warehouse is to present the classics in exciting productions inspired by our past and relevant to our present day.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 775-9837

Location: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.792, -73.979 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 26, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-26 2015-07-26 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/summer-exhibitions Date: July 26, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-26 2015-07-26 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: July 26, 2015

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, and Yeou-Cheng Ma. Also on display is an interactive installation of handmade sea glass-like objects by artist M. J. Levy Dickson, as an homage to Helen Keller. On view Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. until May 2016.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-07-26 2015-07-26 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Hike and Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/hike-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/hike-draw Date: July 26, 2015

Join artist Lovie Pignata. Supplies will be provided. Please bring a light chair you can carry on the trails.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430.1890

Location: Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-26 2015-07-26 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.8837, -73.8815 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse: She Stoops to Conquer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/26/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer Date: July 26, 2015

In this 18th century play by Oliver Goldsmith, wealthy countryman Mr. Hardcastle arranges for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a rich Londoner, hoping the pair will marry. Unfortunately, Marlow is nervous around upper-class women, yet the complete opposite around working-class women. On his first acquaintance with Kate, the latter realises she will have to pretend to be 'common', or Marlow will not woo her. Thus Kate 'stoops to conquer', by posing as a maid, hoping to put Marlow at his ease so he falls for her.

The mission of Hudson Warehouse is to present the classics in exciting productions inspired by our past and relevant to our present day.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 775-9837

Location: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-07-26 2015-07-26 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.792, -73.979 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/27/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/27/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 27, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-27 2015-07-27 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/27/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/27/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 27, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-27 2015-07-27 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/27/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/27/summer-exhibitions Date: July 27, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-27 2015-07-27 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 28, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 28, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Hike and Paint]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/hike-and-paint http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/hike-and-paint Date: July 28, 2015

Join artist Gerry McCleave. Paints and brushes will be provided. Please bring a light folding chair you can carry on the trails.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.9001, -73.8722 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/summer-exhibitions Date: July 28, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Petit Art: Artist Trading Cards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/le-petit-artartist-trading-cardsteensadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/le-petit-artartist-trading-cardsteensadults Date: July 28, 2015

Create miniature works of art to swap and trade with other artists. This summer, participants will create originals, small editions, and most importantly, self-produced works using various mediums.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Painting for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/painting-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/painting-for-kids Date: July 28, 2015

Have fun painting and seeing nature. Supplies will be provided.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.9001, -73.8722 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: July 28, 2015

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, and Yeou-Cheng Ma. Also on display is an interactive installation of handmade sea glass-like objects by artist M. J. Levy Dickson, as an homage to Helen Keller. On view Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. until May 2016.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 29, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 29, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-exhibitions Date: July 29, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling Date: July 29, 2015

Families! Kids! Join us for fun filled sessions of art and story telling this summer. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops and present storytelling, at select locations. All ages are welcome!

These workshops are part of the mayor's Community Parks Initiative. For more information on our parks equity program, visit the Community Parks Initiative page.

Visit us at this site or elsewhere:

Wednesday August 5, 3-4:30 pm: Cherry Tree Park, 99th St. to 100 St., 3 Ave.

Wednesday August 12, 3-4:30 pm: Mae Grant Playground, 104th between Madison and Park Aves.

Wednesday August 19, 3-4:30 pm: Willis Playground, E 141st St. to E 140th St, between Willis Av and Alexander Av, Bronx

Wednesday August 26, 3-4:30 pm: Flynn Playground, Brook Av to 3 Av bet. E 157th St. and E 158th St., Bronx

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Martin Luther King Playground (in Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground )

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M198 Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.80020141601562500, -73.95040130615234000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park Date: July 29, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey, from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more, with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55147bc17d85a.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Lecture: Seneca Village and Central Park, Unearthing a Forgotten African-American Community]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/lecture-seneca-village-and-central-park-unearthing-a-forgotten-africanamerican-community http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/lecture-seneca-village-and-central-park-unearthing-a-forgotten-africanamerican-community Date: July 29, 2015

Learn more about Seneca Village, a historic Manhattan community, and its relation to one of New York's great landmarked parks. The lecture, Seneca Village and Central Park, Unearthing a Forgotten African-American Community will be given by Cynthia Copeland from New York University.

This event is in conjunction with the Arsenal Gallery's exhibition Living Landmarks. Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Admission is free for all related programs but space is limited. To RSVP, e-mail artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579add7b6fed.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 30, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-30 2015-07-30 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 30, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-30 2015-07-30 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/30/summer-exhibitions Date: July 30, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-30 2015-07-30 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/31/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/31/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 31, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-31 2015-07-31 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/31/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/31/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 31, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-31 2015-07-31 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Parents and I Chalk Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/31/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-parents-and-i-chalk-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/31/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-parents-and-i-chalk-art Date: July 31, 2015

Looking for an activity to participate in with your child? Come work together and collaborate as we develop their imagination and create one of a kind masterpieces. Along with their adult, children will create theme inspired chalk art that will promote creativity and utilize their imagination.

All classes are weather dependent. In cases of rain, please call (718) 667-3543 to confirm classes are still on.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

Location: Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-31 2015-07-31 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/31/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/31/summer-exhibitions Date: July 31, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-31 2015-07-31 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 1, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/bryant-park-moves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/bryant-park-moves Date: August 1, 2015

This modern dance class, now in its fifth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limón Dance Company.

Experience the joy of movement and dance — open to all levels.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551465f882150.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/summer-exhibitions Date: August 1, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Petit Art: Artist Trading Cards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/le-petit-artartist-trading-cardsteensadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/le-petit-artartist-trading-cardsteensadults Date: August 1, 2015

Create miniature works of art to swap and trade with other artists. This summer, participants will create originals, small editions, and most importantly, self-produced works using various mediums.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: August 1, 2015

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, and Yeou-Cheng Ma. Also on display is an interactive installation of handmade sea glass-like objects by artist M. J. Levy Dickson, as an homage to Helen Keller. On view Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. until May 2016.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 2, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/summer-exhibitions Date: August 2, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Time After Time Capsule Public Art Event]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/time-after-time-capsule-public-art-event http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/time-after-time-capsule-public-art-event Date: August 2, 2015

The participatory art project by Sebastian Masuda "Time After Time Capsule" is on view in New York City at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza.
Please bring your happy, colorful items and add your objects to the time capsule.

The Time After Time Capsule is part of an ongoing, multi-city participatory project with like capsules displayed last year in Miami, this year in New York and Amsterdam, and future cities are currently under consideration. In each location, the artist plans a series of children and family workshops collaborating with the project’s community to create colorful objects using their personal items and cute objects from 6%DOKIDOKI. The objects created by the participants will be inserted into the capsule sculpture coloring the work as more items are added throughout the duration of the installation. All will be united in 2020 in Tokyo to mark the Tokyo Olympics, bringing together the contained memories from all the participating cities.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Hammarskjold Plaza (in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza)

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M203C Dag Hammarskjold Plaza 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.7523, -73.9689 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570ae6ed3067.jpg Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: August 2, 2015

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, and Yeou-Cheng Ma. Also on display is an interactive installation of handmade sea glass-like objects by artist M. J. Levy Dickson, as an homage to Helen Keller. On view Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. until May 2016.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Hike and Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/hike-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/hike-draw Date: August 2, 2015

Join artist Lovie Pignata. Supplies will be provided. Please bring a light chair you can carry on the trails.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.8837, -73.8815 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 3, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: August 3, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-exhibitions Date: August 3, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 4, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: August 4, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Hike and Paint]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/hike-and-paint http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/hike-and-paint Date: August 4, 2015

Join artist Gerry McCleave. Paints and brushes will be provided. Please bring a light folding chair you can carry on the trails.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.9001, -73.8722 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-exhibitions Date: August 4, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Petit Art: Artist Trading Cards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/le-petit-artartist-trading-cardsteensadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/le-petit-artartist-trading-cardsteensadults Date: August 4, 2015

Create miniature works of art to swap and trade with other artists. This summer, participants will create originals, small editions, and most importantly, self-produced works using various mediums.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Painting for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/painting-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/painting-for-kids Date: August 4, 2015

Have fun painting and seeing nature. Supplies will be provided.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.9001, -73.8722 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: August 4, 2015

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, and Yeou-Cheng Ma. Also on display is an interactive installation of handmade sea glass-like objects by artist M. J. Levy Dickson, as an homage to Helen Keller. On view Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. until May 2016.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 5, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: August 5, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-exhibitions Date: August 5, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Catskill Puppet Theater presents "The Lions Whiskers"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/catskill-puppet-theater-presents-the-lions-whiskers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/catskill-puppet-theater-presents-the-lions-whiskers Date: August 5, 2015

Children will love this musical tale that features a multitude of masks, puppets, and audience participation.

Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach)

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Q164 Rockaway Beach 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5829, -73.8173 Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling Date: August 5, 2015

Families! Kids! Join us for fun filled sessions of art and story telling this summer. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops and present storytelling, at select locations. All ages are welcome!

These workshops are part of the mayor's Community Parks Initiative. For more information on our parks equity program, visit the Community Parks Initiative page.

Visit us at this site or elsewhere:

Wednesday August 12, 3-4:30 pm: Mae Grant Playground, 104th between Madison and Park Aves.

Wednesday August 19, 3-4:30 pm: Willis Playground, E 141st St. to E 140th St, between Willis Av and Alexander Av, Bronx

Wednesday August 26, 3-4:30 pm: Flynn Playground, Brook Av to 3 Av bet. E 157th St. and E 158th St., Bronx

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Cherry Tree Park

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M215 Cherry Tree Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.78720092773437500, -73.94719696044922000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park Date: August 5, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey, from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more, with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55147bc17d85a.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Painting Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/arts-culture-fun-painting-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/arts-culture-fun-painting-workshop Date: August 5, 2015

Back by popular demand, join artist Amy Digi for an rooftop painting workshop, hosted in partnership with the Art Students League’s Seeds of the League program!

Participants will learn how to paint from observation, make monotypes printmaking, as well as basics about materials, color mixing and composition. You'll get to take home your painting! Supplies are provided for you. No experience is necessary.

Amy Digi is a United States Coast Guard Artist and is included in their permanent collection. She is also an artist in the prestigious Art in Embassies Program. Amy studied at the League and received her MFA from Lehman College and BFA from Pratt Institute. She exhibits prolifically in the New York area. Space is limited-please RSVP. Rain or shine! (We move the class indoors in case of rain.)

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.7295, -74.0055 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5571aa994d2d1.jpg Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 6, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: August 6, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-exhibitions Date: August 6, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids: Ebony Hillbillies]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-stage-kids-ebony-hillbillies http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-stage-kids-ebony-hillbillies Date: August 6, 2015

As one of the last black string bands in the U.S.—currently based in the concrete hills of NYC—the Hillbillies keep an important legacy alive with a rootsy, homegrown style that many forget was a key element in the genesis of all the music we cherish as uniquely American—jazz, blues, bluegrass, rockabilly, rock and roll and country. Bringing a fresh urgency to the genre for a 21st Century world in need of some deep musical education, the ensemble led by Henrique Prince (fiddle, vocals) and Norris Bennett (banjo, mountain dulcimer, guitar, vocals)-- featuring Gloria Thomas Gassaway on vocals and bones, William “Salty Bill” Salter on acoustic bass with A.R. and Newman Taylor Baker on washboard and percussion--creates an untamed and joyful vibe that echoes across the generations and transcends all racial and cultural boundaries.

For more info visit their website.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Southwest Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:30 am 12:00 pm 40.8867, -73.8983 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Kidville - Story Time Art Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-kidville-story-time-art-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-kidville-story-time-art-class Date: August 6, 2015

Dress for mess and artistic success! Young children are free to smear, splatter and otherwise explore artistic possibilities in our sensory play bins and writing tables for fun that is too big to try at home. Storybook sharing inspires new ideas and creativity as children work with a variety of materials that include markers, dough, crayons, chalk, and collage. Get ready for a messy good time!

Please visit Summer in the Square to confirm that the event is taking place.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570c2864de07.jpg Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Barefoot Dancing: SalsaFest & Nelida Tirado]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/barefoot-dancing-salsafest-nelida-tirado http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/barefoot-dancing-salsafest-nelida-tirado Date: August 6, 2015

Nelida Tirado has been recognized around the globe for her intense grace and powerful style. As one of the most dynamic dancers, she shares a deep passion and talent for Spanish/Flamenco and Latin dance. For Nelida, the differences between the two are immense; from the very style of the dances to the origin of their intricate history. Yet each share a musical equality that reflects on life's personal sentiments of loss, love, death, pain. and joy. The comparisons are distinctive, but the personal connection between the two have led Nelida through one of the most exhilarating and successful dance careers.

For more info vist her webiste.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.8911, -73.8949 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:05 EDT