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 Sun, 05 Jul 2015 19:31:51 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[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/summer-sports-experience Date: July 9, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

Games at this site include: Track and Field, Street Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football and Kickball.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13. To get started, please register by email with Sarah Bishow-Semevolos (click here to email her).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 9, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Queens Recreation (click here to email them). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: 173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Children's Performance Series Presents Arm of The Sea Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series Date: July 9, 2015

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

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

Arm of the Sea was founded in 1982 by Marlena Marallo and Patrick Wadden as an experimental hybrid performance group combining art, ecology, and social action. They continue to experiment with this ephemeral art form as a symbolic visual language that can illuminate the links between human communities and the life-support processes of the planet. The company tours to cultural centers, festivals, community venues, and schools throughout the Northeast and beyond.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55491bbe0747d.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids: Marika Hughes & Bottom Heavy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/summer-stage-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/summer-stage-kids Date: July 9, 2015

Marika Hughes & Bottom Heavy grab tradition by its head, reshaping the landscape of genre and sound.

Marika fronts the band with such ease and so naturally, it makes one wonder why cellos haven’t always fronted bands. Her stylings are reminiscent of her classical upbringing yet defying expectation as she moves us with her supple vocals through jazz, funk, rock, and back again, surprising us along the way.

Rooted in groove—with Kyle Sanna on guitar, Fred Cash on bass, Charlie Burnham on violin, and Tony Mason on drums—Bottom Heavy instantly establishes itself as a strong new sound; flowing freely between funky instrumentals, dreamy lullaby, free improv, and killer songs. As you are charmed by her cello, her voice, and her band, you will be charmed by Marika herself: fiercely authentic, her audience an old friend invited along for the fabulous ride.

For more info visit the Marika Hughes & Bottom Heavy website.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Classic Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 10:30 am 12:00 pm 40.8852, -73.8905 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildflower Garden Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/wildflower-garden-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/wildflower-garden-tour Date: July 9, 2015

Come take a tour of our Wildflower Meadow!

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

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

All are welcome and no fee is required.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7849, -73.9358 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555a5aacaa415.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Story Pirates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-story-pirates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-story-pirates Date: July 9, 2015

Story Pirates believes that kids have the best ideas. Story Pirates turn the kids' original stories into wild sketch comedy musicals featuring professional actors to show those kids just how amazing their ideas are.

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 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570c649dfbc0.jpg Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/nature-exploration Date: July 9, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.

  • Discovery Pack, 12–4 pm
    The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families. In April, play Habitat Bingo, search for birds and design a home for one of the Park's many living things. In May, monitor the development of plants that supply food and shelter for birds in Prospect Park.
  • Bird Nerds Game Hour, 2 pm
    Test your knowledge of birds in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
  • Nature on the Go!, 3 pm
    An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us and participate in a Citizen Science project.
  • Animal Encounter, 4 pm
    Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Printmaking Camp for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/printmaking-camp-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/printmaking-camp-for-kids Date: July 9, 2015

Stretch your child's creative muscles at Morris-Jumel Mansion's summer Printmaking Camp for Kids. Led by noted uptown artist and printmaker M. Tony Peralta (whose 2014 screen-print exhibit Reconnected The New York Times called an exploration of heritage “in all its rich hues”), the five-day camp will teach kids the elements of printmaking and give ample hands-on opportunity to make eye-catching, colorful art.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55898cb0b7b2a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Storytime for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-storytime Date: July 9, 2015

Each week an educator from Union Square mainstay Strand Bookstore will host a children’s reading event in our Activities Pavilion. They’ll feature stories centering around a new theme each week!

(Free: please check summerinthesquare.com to confirm event)

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570a9913e968.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Obstacle Course Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground Date: July 9, 2015

Get ready for a fun obstacle course! Obstacle Course Playground will incorporate running, jumping, hopping and other activities for children and toddlers. Each session will culminate in a modified obstacle course that will keep the children coming back for more!

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

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 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: 14th Street Y and Pop Fit Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-14th-street-y-and-pop-fit-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-14th-street-y-and-pop-fit-kids Date: July 9, 2015

Every week at 3:00 p.m. PopFit Kids will bring their FUNctional Fitness program to the South Plaza. This program provides tools in the short term to help kids develop life-long healthy habits they will utilize in the long term.

(Free: please check website to confirm event)

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557081810ddc0.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: 14th Street Y and PopFit Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-14th-street-y-and-popfit-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-14th-street-y-and-popfit-kids Date: July 9, 2015

Every week at 3:00 pm PopFit Kids will bring their FUNctional Fitness program to the South Plaza. This program provides tools in the short term to help kids develop life-long healthy habits they will utilize in the long term.

(Free: please check website to confirm event)

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570aa79e0beb.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Cast of Beatlemania]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/cast-of-beatlemania http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/cast-of-beatlemania Date: July 9, 2015

Recall the memories of that exciting era when the fab four ruled the world of rock 'n' roll!

Sponsored by Council Member Eric Ulrich

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: E.T.]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/movies-in-the-parks-et http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/09/movies-in-the-parks-et Date: July 9, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In E.T., a classic movie bring a young boy's story to life. Elliott gets a visit from a mysterious creature, E.T., an alien from another planet. Watch them as they bond, and Elliott tries to help E.T. return home. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-09 2015-07-09 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.6479, -74.0036 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558b005d31649.jpg Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 10, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids ages 6-16 to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Brooklyn Borough Coordinator Manny Accimeus (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Story Time & Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/childrens-story-time-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/childrens-story-time-art Date: July 10, 2015

Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers. Children will create a work of art inspired by the stories to take home.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 10:00 am 10:30 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/summer-sports-experience Date: July 10, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

Games at this site include: Track and Field, Street Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football and Kickball.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13. To get started, please register by email with Sarah Bishow-Semevolos (click here to email her).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 10, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Queens Recreation (click here to email them). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: 173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Mommy, Music and Me]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/mommy-music-and-me http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/mommy-music-and-me Date: July 10, 2015

Enjoy music and movement activities for children up to age 7.

Please bring a low chair or blanket

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x302

Location: Buz O' Rourke Playground (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.771, -73.7712 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/nature-exploration Date: July 10, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.

  • Discovery Pack, 12–4 pm
    The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families. In April, play Habitat Bingo, search for birds and design a home for one of the Park's many living things. In May, monitor the development of plants that supply food and shelter for birds in Prospect Park.
  • Bird Nerds Game Hour, 2 pm
    Test your knowledge of birds in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
  • Nature on the Go!, 3 pm
    An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us and participate in a Citizen Science project.
  • Animal Encounter, 4 pm
    Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Printmaking Camp for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/printmaking-camp-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/printmaking-camp-for-kids Date: July 10, 2015

Stretch your child's creative muscles at Morris-Jumel Mansion's summer Printmaking Camp for Kids. Led by noted uptown artist and printmaker M. Tony Peralta (whose 2014 screen-print exhibit Reconnected The New York Times called an exploration of heritage “in all its rich hues”), the five-day camp will teach kids the elements of printmaking and give ample hands-on opportunity to make eye-catching, colorful art.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55898cb0b7b2a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/seasonal-crafts Date: July 10, 2015

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

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 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:16 EST
<![CDATA[Family Camping in High Rock Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/family-camping-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/family-camping-staten-island Date: July 10, 2015

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the spring and summer, and we look forward to welcoming your family.

Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 1st

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: High Rock Park

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 7:00 pm 7:00 am 40.5828, -74.1241 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/movies-in-the-parks-annie-2014 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/movies-in-the-parks-annie-2014 Date: July 10, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In this contemporary version of Annie, the orphan (Quvenzhané Wallis) has a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz). However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) takes her in. Stacks believes that he's Annie's guardian angel. But, Annie's confidence and sunny outlook could save Will instead. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.8647, -73.8992 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5572138e70758.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/summer-sports-experience Date: July 11, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

Games at this site include: Track and Field, Street Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football and Kickball.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13. To get started, please register by email with Sarah Bishow-Semevolos (click here to email her).

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Jesse Owens Playground: Old Timers Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-jesse-owens-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-jesse-owens-playground Date: July 11, 2015

This It's My Park season, please join 57 Old Timers Inc. for their Old Timers Day event in the park. They will be sprucing up Jesse Owens Playground leading into the summer. They will have games, food, and lots of fun activities for the kids including, a puppet show. We look forward to seeing you!

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 208-8478

Location: Jesse Owens Playground

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B269 Jesse Owens Playground 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.69139862060547000, -73.93250274658203000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/parent-and-me-yoga Date: July 11, 2015

Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor. All aged children are welcome with a parent or caregiver.

Meet on Abby's Lawn in Fort Tryon Park, just north of the David Rockefeller Linden Terrace. Please arrive early, and bring a towel or yoga mat. Note that the ground is sloped and there are uneven spots. Rain or wet ground cancels.

*Parent and Me Yoga will not be held on July 4th.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.8621, -73.9333 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555f363592e94.jpg Fri, 22 May 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Isadora Duncan Children's Dance Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/isadora-duncan-childrens-dance-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/isadora-duncan-childrens-dance-class Date: July 11, 2015

Inspired by the natural movements of the human body, Isadora Duncan created a style of dance filled with joyful, rhythmical movements. These skipping, running, and leaping, free, lyrical, and expressive upper body movements make it a great activity for children.

Wear comfortable clothes appropriate for the weather. Footwear should be flexible and easy to move in, such as ballet flats or comfortable sandals. This class is for children ages 6-11. Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children during the class.

Company members of The Isadora Duncan Dance Company will lead these free public classes underwritten by the Fort Tryon Park Trust. Consistent participants will be invited to perform as part of the dance performance on August 22nd.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.8634, -73.9301 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555217dec1664.jpg Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Paddle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/community-paddle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/community-paddle Date: July 11, 2015

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

No registrations required.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Concrete Plant Park

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X305 Concrete Plant Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.82690048217773400, -73.88480377197266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559184e0a99ad.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Morning Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/saturday-morning-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/saturday-morning-arts-and-crafts Date: July 11, 2015

Join us at the Conference House Visitor Center to make nature-inspired arts and crafts to take home.

All materials are provided, just bring your imagination. Pre-registration is required. Please call (718) 227-1463, or email francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558ad6cf94f91.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/urban-farm-exploration-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/urban-farm-exploration-days Date: July 11, 2015

Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome at these free events! An urban farm expert will be on site to answer questions. You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7837, -73.9262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5512f1b333abd.JPG Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Festival de las Flores]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/festival-de-las-flores http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/festival-de-las-flores Date: July 11, 2015

The beautiful Colombian tradition of creating “Silletos,” or large medallions constructed of flowers, comes to Queens Botanical Garden in an afternoon celebration.

See some of the completed floral creations, view the works in progress, and enjoy music and dance performances throughout the afternoon.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f68387afe7.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Back to Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/back-to-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/back-to-beach Date: July 11, 2015

Staten Island Borough President James S. Oddo and The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund present Back to Beach, a free community event featuring live music, vendors, games, food, rides for the kids, and more.

There will be a free fireworks show at the close of the event.

For more information, please call (718) 412-1851.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 412-1851

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 9:30 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Thu, 21 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen Date: July 11, 2015

Each summer on Saturday morning for the past 59 years, New Yorkers of all ages have listended to Andersen tales and other stories, folktales, and fairytales from around the world told by a group of brilliant storytellers at the Hans Christian Andersen Statue in Central Park. This landmark New York event continues this summer, with storytelling happening every Saturday from June through September.

On Saturday, July 11, Ben & Josslyn Wheeless will tell the story, "The Patchwork Quilt," by Joan Aiken. Rachel Rose Reid will tell the story "The Pea Blossom," by H.C. Andersen.

Storytelling is held rain or shine. The stories are appropriate for children six years old and up. Parents or guardians are asked to sit with their children.

This free program is funded by the Hans Christian Andersen Story Telling Center, Inc.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7745, -73.9678 Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bryant-park-reading-room-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bryant-park-reading-room-kids Date: July 11, 2015

Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends will be read by author David Stabler and a surprise sports hero.

Produced in partnership with Penguin Random House

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: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/saturday-sculpture-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/saturday-sculpture-workshop Date: July 11, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Fun Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/family-fun-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/family-fun-day Date: July 11, 2015

Spend the day in the park out with the family. Enjoy arts and crafts, face painting, games, and much more.

Don't miss John the Magnificent's Magic show, a puppet show by " Uncle Morty's Clubhouse, and the ultimate boyband tribute performed by "Larger Than Life".

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1891

Location: Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 12:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.84849929809570000, -73.82559967041016000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/popup-audubon-ii-fishing-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/popup-audubon-ii-fishing-fun Date: July 11, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.

  • Family Fishing Clinics, 1–2 pm & 3–4 pm: This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. First come, first serve.
  • Family Bird Watching, 4:30–6 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.6582, -73.9664 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/popup-audubon-macys-fishing-clinics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/popup-audubon-macys-fishing-clinics Date: July 11, 2015

This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. First come, first serve.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Peninsula (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.6572, -73.9689 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Playdates! in West Harlem Piers Park: Music with Patrick]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/summer-on-the-hudson-playdates-in-west-harlem-piers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/summer-on-the-hudson-playdates-in-west-harlem-piers-park Date: July 11, 2015

Come have a family and friends play date at this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainers, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!

Today's performer is Music with Patrick: rock out and run around under a rainbow parachute.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/550074da0926b.JPG Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/ezra-jack-keats-story-hour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/ezra-jack-keats-story-hour Date: July 11, 2015

Gather around Peter and Willy, the statue of two beloved Keats characters, for storytelling adventures brought to life by Tammy Hall. Sponsored by the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Imagination Playground (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.6586, -73.963 Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Storytime & Craft]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/storytime-craft-qbg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/storytime-craft-qbg Date: July 11, 2015

Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity (while supplies last).

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Magic of Omar Olusion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/the-magic-of-omar-olusion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/the-magic-of-omar-olusion Date: July 11, 2015

With over 15 years of experience, Omar’s funny and fresh approach to magic is sure to leave everyone laughing and guessing. During each show, he asks for volunteers to help him perform various magic tricks. Omar’s unique mix of creativity, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages entertained!

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7005, -73.8552 Thu, 14 May 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Guerilla Storytime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/guerilla-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/guerilla-storytime Date: July 11, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping at Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/family-camping-brooklyn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/family-camping-brooklyn Date: July 11, 2015

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the spring and summer, and we look forward to welcoming your family.

Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/reigster on Wednesday, June 24th.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Marine Park at E. 36th Street (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.6054, -73.9276 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: The Amazing Spider Man 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/movies-in-the-parks-the-amazing-spider-man-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/movies-in-the-parks-the-amazing-spider-man-2 Date: July 11, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

The Amazing Spider Man 2 brings Spider Man back to the silver screen. In this sequel, Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) faces off against the villainous Electro (Jamie Foxx) to save New York City. Rated PG-13. Parents should be cautious about bringing children under 13.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Coffey Park

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B077 Coffey Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.6768, -74.0087 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558b01a637628.jpg Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[6th Annual Soundview Park Art & Music Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/6th-annual-soundview-park-art-music-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/6th-annual-soundview-park-art-music-festival Date: July 12, 2015

Join the Friends of Soundview Park's annual celebration of the park and the Bronx waterfront. There will be free performances for all ages, family-friendly fun, and educational activities, as well as fitness and recreational programming.

Schedule:

Health and Fitness
10:00 a.m. - Fitness walking (New York Walkers Club)
12:00 p.m. - Boxing Fitness and Workout (Boxingology)
1:30 p.m. - Hula Hoop Fitness
2:30 p.m. - Zumba (Boxingology)

Arts & Crafts
Butterfly Chromatography
Rainbow Bubbles and Hat Making

Live Music & Entertainment
La Bruja, Boom Bits, DJ Eddie B Swift, Eli Black, Division X, Dancers Choice Music, El David, and more!

All-Day Activities
Art exhibition by local artists, facepainting, and scavengerhunt.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lafayette and Metcalf Avenues (in Soundview Park)

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X118 Soundview Park 2015-07-12 2015-07-12 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.82009887695312500, -73.87059783935547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5594abdb4ca12.png Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Festival de las Flores: Day 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/festival-de-las-flores-day-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/festival-de-las-flores-day-2 Date: July 12, 2015

Join Queens Botanical Garden and the Silleteros in Jackson Heights for the parade on 37th Avenue from 69th to 86th Street. After the parade, come back to Queens Botanical Garden for a day of music and culture with musicians and artists, various food and craft vendors, and a special ticketed comedy show in the evening.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-12 2015-07-12 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558c483988ced.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Back to Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/back-to-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/back-to-beach Date: July 12, 2015

Staten Island Borough President James S. Oddo and The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund present Back to Beach, a free community event featuring live music, vendors, games, food, rides for the kids, and more.

For more information, please call (718) 412-1851.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 412-1851

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-12 2015-07-12 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Fri, 15 May 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/popup-audubon-ii-fishing-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/popup-audubon-ii-fishing-fun Date: July 12, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.

  • Family Fishing Clinics, 1–2 pm & 3–4 pm: This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. First come, first serve.
  • Family Bird Watching, 4:30–6 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-12 2015-07-12 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.6582, -73.9664 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/popup-audubon-macys-fishing-clinics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/popup-audubon-macys-fishing-clinics Date: July 12, 2015

This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. First come, first serve.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Peninsula (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-12 2015-07-12 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.6572, -73.9689 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Freshwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/freshwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/freshwater-fishing Date: July 12, 2015

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. Most fishing programs are first-come, first served. Participation in a mandatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is required. All equipment is provided.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2015-07-12 2015-07-12 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.837, -73.8934 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 Date: July 12, 2015

The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building. The program is two-hour adventure which includes both low and high elements. The Adventure Course is open for individuals, small groups of friends, and family.

Space is Limited. Open to ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton required. Sneakers required. For the months of July and August pre-registration is required. Please visit http://www.nycgovparks.org/programs/rangers/registration to enter your name into the lottery.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2015-07-12 2015-07-12 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.7428, -73.7359 Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Little Red Lighthouse Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/little-red-lighthouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/12/little-red-lighthouse Date: July 12, 2015

Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city's long history. The Jeffrey's Hook lighthouse, erected in 1880 and moved to its current site in 1921, has become widely known as the children's literary landmark "The Little Red Lighthouse." Rediscover the history of this unique landmark during this open house, first come, first served.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park)

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M028 Fort Washington Park 2015-07-12 2015-07-12 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.8501, -73.9468 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/13/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/13/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates Date: July 13, 2015

CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the Official Apparel Sponsor of CityParks Tennis.

CityParks Tennis promotes physical fitness while building self confidence, and is designed to make the sport of tennis freely available to those who want to learn the game in a fun, relaxed environment. Lessons for kids are offered at all skill levels. Opportunities include free beginner lessons, tournaments, leagues, excellence programs and special events.

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

For more info visit their website or call (718) 760-6999.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: West 242nd Street & Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-13 2015-07-13 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8893, -73.8982 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/13/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/13/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 13, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids ages 6-16 to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Brooklyn Borough Coordinator Manny Accimeus (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-13 2015-07-13 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/13/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/13/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: July 13, 2015

It's not too late to register for camp this season! Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/6 to 8/13.

The Greenbelt Environmental Education Department is dedicated to forstering an appreciation of the outdoors in children of all ages.

The camp's headquarters is located at High Rock Park, a 72-acre forest preserve. Campers will explore our hiking trails, natural areas, creeks, ponds, the nature center, and carousel. Campers will also take off-site trips to other parks each session. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene licenses our camp; this means we follow their low child-to-counselor ratio, making camp safe and fun for all.

For more information, please visit the High Rock Summer Day Camp website.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-7475 ext. 1

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-07-13 2015-07-13 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5526aa65c4022.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/13/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/13/summer-sports-experience Date: July 13, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Queens Recreation (click here to email them). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: 173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-07-13 2015-07-13 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[EcoCrafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/13/ecocrafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/13/ecocrafts Date: July 13, 2015

Recycle used and natural materials into new creations at Classic Playground. Projects include wearable crafts, repurposed items, and creative ways to look at nature.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Van Cortlandt Classic Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-13 2015-07-13 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8852, -73.8905 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/learn-to-play-tennis-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/learn-to-play-tennis-beginners Date: July 14, 2015

CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the Official Apparel Sponsor of CityParks Tennis.

CityParks Tennis promotes physical fitness while building self confidence, and is designed to make the sport of tennis freely available to those who want to learn the game in a fun, relaxed environment. Lessons for kids are offered at all skill levels. Opportunities include free beginner lessons, tournaments, leagues, excellence programs and special events.

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

For more info visit their website or call (718) 760-6999.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: Woodlawn Tennis Courts (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8966, -73.8786 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 14, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids ages 6-16 to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Brooklyn Borough Coordinator Manny Accimeus (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: July 14, 2015

It's not too late to register for camp this season! Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/6 to 8/13.

The Greenbelt Environmental Education Department is dedicated to forstering an appreciation of the outdoors in children of all ages.

The camp's headquarters is located at High Rock Park, a 72-acre forest preserve. Campers will explore our hiking trails, natural areas, creeks, ponds, the nature center, and carousel. Campers will also take off-site trips to other parks each session. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene licenses our camp; this means we follow their low child-to-counselor ratio, making camp safe and fun for all.

For more information, please visit the High Rock Summer Day Camp website.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-7475 ext. 1

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5526aa65c4022.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Isadora Duncan Children's Dance Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/isadora-duncan-childrens-dance-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/isadora-duncan-childrens-dance-class Date: July 14, 2015

Inspired by the natural movements of the human body, Isadora Duncan created a style of dance filled with joyful, rhythmical movements. These skipping, running, and leaping, free, lyrical, and expressive upper body movements make it a great activity for children.

Wear comfortable clothes appropriate for the weather. Footwear should be flexible and easy to move in, such as ballet flats or comfortable sandals. This class is for children ages 6-11. Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children during the class.

Company members of The Isadora Duncan Dance Company will lead these free public classes underwritten by the Fort Tryon Park Trust. Consistent participants will be invited to perform as part of the dance performance on August 22nd.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.8634, -73.9301 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555217dec1664.jpg Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Tree Care Tuesday with Human Impacts Institute]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/tree-care-tuesday-with-human-impacts-institute http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/tree-care-tuesday-with-human-impacts-institute Date: July 14, 2015

Join the Human Impacts Institute to help care for local trees and green space. Help with their local oyster monitoring project, too!

Registration is ecommended (required for groups). Please register here.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 727-9761

Location: 90 Kent Avenue and North 8th Street

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2015-07-14 2015-07-14 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7209, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55524766b3d33.JPG Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew: Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/garden-crew Date: July 14, 2015

Help care for our vegetable beds (where all of our produce will be donated to local food pantries and sold at our Youth Run Farm Stand), and compost bins. Bring water and sunscreen.

Meet at the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s Compost Garden Site. All volunteers must register at (718) 601-1553 for further instructions.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.9045, -73.8964 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/summer-sports-experience Date: July 14, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

Games at this site include: Track and Field, Street Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football and Kickball.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13. To get started, please register by email with Sarah Bishow-Semevolos (click here to email her).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 14, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Queens Recreation (click here to email them). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: 173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/bryant-park-reading-room-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/bryant-park-reading-room-storytime Date: July 14, 2015

Tails, meowsic, and arts & crafts!

Hosted by Cali Co Cat. In case of rain, Word for Word StoryTime will be cancelled.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7542, -73.9833 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion-arts-crafts Date: July 14, 2015

Union Square Park's playground isn't the only place kids can have fun in the park! Bring your little ones to The Pavilion in the North Plaza every Tuesday at 3 p.m. to explore fun new topics every month through arts and crafts!

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.7364, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552d22b9b8f61.jpg Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Nights on the River: Big Hero 6]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/movie-nights-on-the-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/movie-nights-on-the-river Date: July 14, 2015

Come and enjoy the family movie Big Hero 6 under the stars.This film depicts the special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Rain date: Wednesday July 15th.

No registration required.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Metcalf and Lafayette Avenues (in Soundview Park)

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X118 Soundview Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 8:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.81740188598633000, -73.87030029296875000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55919c93896d9.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Earth to Echo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/movies-in-the-parks-earth-to-echo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/movies-in-the-parks-earth-to-echo Date: July 14, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In Earth to Echo, a group of young friends help a visitor from a distant planet in this kid-friendly sci-fi adventure. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.61980056762695000, -74.13449859619140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558dc0ffe263d.jpg Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Movie Night: All Dogs Go to Heaven]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/summer-movie-night-all-dogs-go-to-heaven-g http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/summer-movie-night-all-dogs-go-to-heaven-g Date: July 14, 2015

Free summer movies are here, brought to you by New York Restoration Project! Bring a picnic and blanket, and enjoy an evening under the stars.

In tonight's G-rated Disney classic, a dog returns from the dead looking for revenge on his killer, by using an orphan girl who can talk to animals.

Complimentary hot popcorn will be served. Movie begins between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. at sunset.

times subject to change. Visit NYRP Calendar before attending.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: 103rd Street Community Garden

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2015-07-14 2015-07-14 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.791, -73.9486 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55282f54cc240.jpg Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates Date: July 15, 2015

CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the Official Apparel Sponsor of CityParks Tennis.

CityParks Tennis promotes physical fitness while building self confidence, and is designed to make the sport of tennis freely available to those who want to learn the game in a fun, relaxed environment. Lessons for kids are offered at all skill levels. Opportunities include free beginner lessons, tournaments, leagues, excellence programs and special events.

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

For more info visit their website or call (718) 760-6999.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: West 242nd Street & Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8893, -73.8982 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 15, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids ages 6-16 to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Brooklyn Borough Coordinator Manny Accimeus (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: July 15, 2015

It's not too late to register for camp this season! Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/6 to 8/13.

The Greenbelt Environmental Education Department is dedicated to forstering an appreciation of the outdoors in children of all ages.

The camp's headquarters is located at High Rock Park, a 72-acre forest preserve. Campers will explore our hiking trails, natural areas, creeks, ponds, the nature center, and carousel. Campers will also take off-site trips to other parks each session. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene licenses our camp; this means we follow their low child-to-counselor ratio, making camp safe and fun for all.

For more information, please visit the High Rock Summer Day Camp website.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-7475 ext. 1

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5526aa65c4022.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/kids-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/kids-yoga Date: July 15, 2015

Bring your little one to yoga class for kids, ages 2 to 7, with Sacred Sounds Yoga.

All kids must be accompanied by an adult. Mats will be provided for kids.

Suitable for drop-ins.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7308, -73.9963 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 15, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Queens Recreation (click here to email them). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: 173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/summer-sports-experience Date: July 15, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

Games at this site include: Track and Field, Street Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football and Kickball.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13. To get started, please register by email with Sarah Bishow-Semevolos (click here to email her).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[My Reptile Guys]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/my-reptile-guys http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/my-reptile-guys Date: July 15, 2015

Enjoy this original and educational show featuring the display of some exotic animals.

Please bring a low chair or blanket.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 ext.302

Location: Buz O' Rourke Playground (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.771, -73.7712 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Mommy & Me, Music Together]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/mommy-me-music-together http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/mommy-me-music-together Date: July 15, 2015

Join us for music and movement for young children and the adults that want to sing and dance along.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

Location: 111th Street and 53rd Ave (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7433, -73.8514 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle-To-Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/recycletoart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/recycletoart Date: July 15, 2015

Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.

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 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:13 EST
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling Date: July 15, 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 22, 3-4:30 pm: Mae Grant Playground, 104th between Madison and Park Aves.

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: James Weldon Johnson Playground

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M111 James Weldon Johnson Playground 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.79719924926758000, -73.94180297851562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shrek The Musical]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/shrek-the-musical http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/shrek-the-musical Date: July 15, 2015

Enjoy this tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life changing journey alongside a wise cracking donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue.

Please bring a blanket or a low chair.

Presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions. Sponsored by Council Member Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.684, -73.8856 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Capoeira]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/family-capoeira http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/family-capoeira Date: July 15, 2015

Capoeira is a unique Brazilian art form that has evolved over centuries into an exciting combination of martial arts, dance, music, and acrobatics. Some of capoeira’s benefits include strength, flexibility, stamina, overall fitness and confidence. Benefits of capoeira for kids include promoting social interaction and sense of belonging, building confidence, discipline and self esteem, promoting a healthy lifestyle so children become active, and healthy, and develop cultural awareness and tolerance. Wear comfortable clothing.

Capoeira was developed in Brazil, but its history extends to Africa and tribes from Angola. Slaves living on Brazilian Plantations who weren’t allowed to openly practice traditional forms of self-defense developed an ingenious method of disguising their training by combining it with dance-like movements, singing, and the rhythms of primitive instruments.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 Fri, 22 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night: The Lego Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/movie-night-the-lego-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/movie-night-the-lego-movie Date: July 15, 2015

A lowly Lego figure (voiced by Chris Pratt) joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy from the filmmakers behind Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and co-director Chris McKay (Robot Chicken). Will Arnett co-stars as the voice of Batman, who along with Superman, make appearances in the Warner Bros. picture. Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson, and Alison Brie head up the rest of the voice cast. Author: Jeremy Wheeler. Paraphrase from Swank website.

Bring a chair or blanket.

The movie begins at dusk

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Lewis Simeon Park (in Simeone Park)

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Q474 Simeone Park 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.74100112915039000, -73.85990142822266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a5e7599c9.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: The Lego Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/movies-in-the-parks-the-lego-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/15/movies-in-the-parks-the-lego-movie Date: July 15, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

A lowly Lego figure (voiced by Chris Pratt) joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Lewis Simeon Park (in Simeone Park)

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Q474 Simeone Park 2015-07-15 2015-07-15 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.741, -73.8599 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558b24920f6db.jpg Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/learn-to-play-tennis-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/learn-to-play-tennis-beginners Date: July 16, 2015

CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the Official Apparel Sponsor of CityParks Tennis.

CityParks Tennis promotes physical fitness while building self confidence, and is designed to make the sport of tennis freely available to those who want to learn the game in a fun, relaxed environment. Lessons for kids are offered at all skill levels. Opportunities include free beginner lessons, tournaments, leagues, excellence programs and special events.

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

For more info visit their website or call (718) 760-6999.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: Woodlawn Tennis Courts (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8966, -73.8786 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 16, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids ages 6-16 to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Brooklyn Borough Coordinator Manny Accimeus (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: ArtFarm Animals]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-artfarm-animals http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-artfarm-animals Date: July 16, 2015

ArtFarm will bring some of their furry (and scaly) friends down to Summer in the Square this July. Hosted in the Activities Pavilion, kids will get the unique opportunity to meet and learn about animals in a fun and interactive way.

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 9:30 am 10:00 am 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570c0f132ddd.jpg Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: July 16, 2015

It's not too late to register for camp this season! Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/6 to 8/13.

The Greenbelt Environmental Education Department is dedicated to forstering an appreciation of the outdoors in children of all ages.

The camp's headquarters is located at High Rock Park, a 72-acre forest preserve. Campers will explore our hiking trails, natural areas, creeks, ponds, the nature center, and carousel. Campers will also take off-site trips to other parks each session. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene licenses our camp; this means we follow their low child-to-counselor ratio, making camp safe and fun for all.

For more information, please visit the High Rock Summer Day Camp website.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-7475 ext. 1

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5526aa65c4022.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Yoga StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-yoga-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-yoga-storytime Date: July 16, 2015

KarmaKids invites children to come "play" yoga and experience how their breath and body move together in a fun-filled way!

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 10:00 am 10:30 am 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570beca6f3ef.jpg Fri, 05 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/summer-sports-experience Date: July 16, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

Games at this site include: Track and Field, Street Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football and Kickball.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13. To get started, please register by email with Sarah Bishow-Semevolos (click here to email her).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 16, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Queens Recreation (click here to email them). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: 173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids: B-Love's Hip Hop Jazzy Groove]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/summer-stage-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/summer-stage-kids Date: July 16, 2015

"B-Love’s Hip Hop Jazzy Groove" is written, directed, and choreographed by Traci Bartlow and features Ray F. Davis. A native of Oakland, California Ms. Bartlow is proficient in many styles of dance, and uses African, jazz and hip hop as a base for her choreography.

Ms. Bartlow’s choreography has been presented at the Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival, the Black Choreographers Festival, and The Sisyphus Syndrome-A Jazz Opera by Amiri Baraka. She has received commissions for her choreography from the Illadelph Legend Dance Festival in Philadelphia, and the Eastbay Community Foundation in Oakland, and is proud to be an official Frankie Manning Ambassador of Lindy Hop. As a historian on black dance she has worked for a wide range of artist and organizations such as Rhodessa Jones, Dessy Di Lauro, Martin Luther McCoy, The Coup, Cal Shakes, the University of California at Berkeley, and the University of California at Davis.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Classic Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 10:30 am 12:00 pm 40.8852, -73.8905 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Children's Performance Series Robbi K and Friends]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series Date: July 16, 2015

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

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

Enjoy a performance by Robbi K & Friends. Multiple Parents' Choice Award winner Robbi K’s beautiful voice has graced TV commercials for Coca Cola, Lincoln Mercury, GE and she was a back-up singer for superstars Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin, Jewel, Diana Ross, Rod Stewart, Mary J. Blige, and Harry Belafonte.

Robbi K presents interactive concerts suited for dancing to jazz, pop, and world music grooves for today’s kids and parents. Her shows combine music, theater, and culture with a worldview to bring a sense of the world community to family audiences. Robbi sings and speaks in many tongues. Her award-winning CDs attest to the fact that children truly understand the meaning of culture and that our differences are opportunities for celebration.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55491c345ffa7.png Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Hot Peas n' Butter]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-hot-peas-n-butter http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-hot-peas-n-butter Date: July 16, 2015

Back to Summer in the Square by popular demand, Hot Peas ‘N Butter is a unique children’s musical group that incorporates elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and rock. By combining an interactive, invigorating approach to performance with mature, multicultural music, Hot Peas ‘N Butter has developed a distinct way of inspiring care and creativity in kids and adults alike.

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 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570c73296450.jpg Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Manhattan Recreation Obstacle Adventure Race]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/manhattan-recreation-obstacle-adventure-race http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/manhattan-recreation-obstacle-adventure-race Date: July 16, 2015

In this adventure race for kids ages 5 to 13, participants will run our one-mile course while having to complete more than 10 physical challenges and obstacles.

To pre-register for this event, please contact Anthony Traverso the Manhattan Borough Sports Coordinator.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: 103rd Entrance (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.80052566528320000, -73.97157287597656000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5503450dda442.JPG Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/nature-exploration Date: July 16, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.

  • Discovery Pack, 12–4 pm
    The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families. In April, play Habitat Bingo, search for birds and design a home for one of the Park's many living things. In May, monitor the development of plants that supply food and shelter for birds in Prospect Park.
  • Bird Nerds Game Hour, 2 pm
    Test your knowledge of birds in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
  • Nature on the Go!, 3 pm
    An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us and participate in a Citizen Science project.
  • Animal Encounter, 4 pm
    Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Storytime for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-storytime Date: July 16, 2015

Each week an educator from Union Square mainstay Strand Bookstore will host a children’s reading event in our Activities Pavilion. They’ll feature stories centering around a new theme each week!

(Free: please check summerinthesquare.com to confirm event)

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570a9913e968.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Obstacle Course Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/16/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground Date: July 16, 2015

Get ready for a fun obstacle course! Obstacle Course Playground will incorporate running, jumping, hopping and other activities for children and toddlers. Each session will culminate in a modified obstacle course that will keep the children coming back for more!

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

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 2015-07-16 2015-07-16 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT