NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 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, 20 Apr 2014 00:49:15 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[World's Fair Anniversary Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/05/18/worlds-fair-anniversary-festival-in-flushing-meadows-corona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/05/18/worlds-fair-anniversary-festival-in-flushing-meadows-corona-park Date: May 18, 2014

We're celebrating the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the NYC World's Fair with a full day of free activities for all.

Interested in revisiting the 1939 and 1964 Fairs? We'll be leading tours of historic sites that are still in Flushing Medaows Corona Park, and displaying exhibits of memorabilia.

Kid-friendly events include 50-cent rides on the historic carousel, puppet shows, face painting, and a visit by Mr Met.

Enjoy cultural music and dance performances throughout the day followed by an evening concert and fireworks!. Different foods from around the world will be available, including Belgian waffles, which were introduced to the US at the 1964 World's Fair.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2014-05-18 2014-05-18 1:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7464, -73.845 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534d914eef31c.jpg Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildlife Puppet Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/05/18/wildlife-puppet-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/05/18/wildlife-puppet-show Date: May 18, 2014

We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. We aren't pulling your strings! Bring the whole family to a fun-filled nature themed puppet show at the Blue Heron Nature Center.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2014-05-18 2014-05-18 1:00 pm 40.5309, -74.1778 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Little Red's Hood]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/12/little-reds-hood http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/12/little-reds-hood Date: June 12, 2014

Enjoy this enchanting classic fairytale with a modern twist.

Sponsored by City Parks Foundation.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-235-4100

Location: Dry Harbor Playground (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-06-12 2014-06-12 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7025, -73.8677 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[The Lions Whiskers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/19/the-lions-whiskers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/19/the-lions-whiskers Date: June 19, 2014

Enjoy this musical adaptation of a traditional folktale.

Presented by Catskill Puppet Theatre. Sponsored by Council Member Eric Ulrich.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Jackson Pond Playground (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-06-19 2014-06-19 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.701, -73.8426 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Puppet Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/22/puppet-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/22/puppet-show Date: June 22, 2014

We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a safe, supportive atmosphere. Bring the whole family to a fun-filled nature themed puppet show.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2014-06-22 2014-06-22 1:00 pm 40.837, -73.8934 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[101 Dalmatians]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/26/101-dalmatians http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/26/101-dalmatians Date: June 26, 2014

Enjoy a live action version of this Disney favorite.

Presented by Broadhallow Theatre. Sponsored by Council Member Eric Ulrich.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Sobelsohn Park (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-06-26 2014-06-26 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7097, -73.8354 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Beauty and The Beast]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/16/beauty-and-the-beast http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/16/beauty-and-the-beast Date: July 16, 2014

Enjoy a live version of this popular Disney classic.

Presented by Plaza Theatre Productions.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-07-16 2014-07-16 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Sister Rain And Brother Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/23/sister-rain-and-brother-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/23/sister-rain-and-brother-sun Date: July 23, 2014

When Sister Rain becomes jealous of Brother Sun and stops watering the Earth, Mother Nature and the audience must join forces to save the day.

Presented by Catskill Puppet Theatre and sponsored by Council Member Rafael Espinal

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2014-07-23 2014-07-23 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6836, -73.8857 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare's "Two Gentleman of Verona"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/24/shakespeares-two-gentleman-of-verona http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/24/shakespeares-two-gentleman-of-verona Date: July 24, 2014

The Hip to Hip Theatre Company presents a slapstick comedy about love, friendship, betrayal, forgiveness and a young dog. Young Proteus only has eyes for his hometown sweetheart until he lays eyes on his best friend's love.

This is a zany tale of romantic rivals with lightening changes in affection, a maiden in disguise bandits, and one of Shakespeare's funniest clowns.

Please bring a low chair or blanket.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 ext.301

Location: 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2014-07-24 2014-07-24 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.7713, -73.7653 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Little Red's Hood]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/30/little-reds-hood http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/30/little-reds-hood Date: July 30, 2014

Enjoy this enchanting classic fairy tale with a modern twist.

Presented by Puppets in the Park and sponsored by City Parks Foundation.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2014-07-30 2014-07-30 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6836, -73.8857 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Jack & The Beanstalk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/jack-the-beanstalk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/jack-the-beanstalk Date: August 6, 2014

Jack is looking for adventure, but what he gets is more than he bargained for.

Presented by Patty Cake Theatre and sponsored by Council Member Rafael Espinal.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2014-08-06 2014-08-06 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6836, -73.8857 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[The Magic and Comedy of Jim McClenahan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/the-magic-and-comedy-of-jim-mcclenahan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/the-magic-and-comedy-of-jim-mcclenahan Date: August 13, 2014

Come out and enjoy the zany comedy magic show that will bring giggles for both children and adults.

Please bring a low chair or blanket.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x301

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2014-08-13 2014-08-13 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.771, -73.7712 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/summer-on-the-hudson-hudson-warehouse-shakespeare-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/summer-on-the-hudson-hudson-warehouse-shakespeare-workout Date: August 23, 2014

Hudson Warehouse presents a workshop covering the elements of voice production, acting and stage combat.

Open to all actors, ages 13 and up. All experience levels welcome.

Online registration necessary.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 3:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.792, -73.979 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Harvest Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/18/fall-harvest-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/18/fall-harvest-festival Date: October 18, 2014

Celebrate fall with live performances, crafts, games, pumpkins face painting and more!

Sponsored by Council Member Eric Ulrich

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Victory Field (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-10-18 2014-10-18 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7014, -73.853 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Holiday Happening]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/06/holiday-happening http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/06/holiday-happening Date: December 6, 2014

Celebrate the holiday season with crafts, games, music and a surprise visitor!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-12-06 2014-12-06 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:15 EDT