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 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:22:30 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[Bryant Park Shakespeare: Love's Labor's Lost]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-shakespeare-loves-labors-lost http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-shakespeare-loves-labors-lost Date: August 29, 2014

Shakespeare's smart comedy about the battle of the sexes: A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test.

Produced by the award-winning company known for its Shakespeare series in Central Park. Presented by Boomerang Theatre Company. Directed by Cailin Heffernan.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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<![CDATA[A Midsummer Night's Dream at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/a-midsummer-nights-dream http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/a-midsummer-nights-dream Date: August 29, 2014

Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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<![CDATA[Bryant Park Shakespeare: Love's Labor's Lost]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-shakespeare-loves-labors-lost http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-shakespeare-loves-labors-lost Date: August 30, 2014

Shakespeare's smart comedy about the battle of the sexes: A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test.

Produced by the award-winning company known for its Shakespeare series in Central Park. Presented by Boomerang Theatre Company. Directed by Cailin Heffernan.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:22:30 EDT
<![CDATA[A Midsummer Night's Dream]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/a-midsummer-nights-dream http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/a-midsummer-nights-dream Date: August 30, 2014

Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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<![CDATA[Zabo's Circus Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/zabos-circus-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/zabos-circus-show Date: September 1, 2014

Other than clowning around, Zabo’s skills include juggling, unicycling, and prop balancing. His show brings non-stop excitement and entertainment. This one-clown show will make guests think they are watching a 3-ring circus!

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:

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-09-01 2014-09-01 2:00 pm 40.7005, -73.8552 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:22:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Zabo's Circus Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/zabos-circus-show1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/zabos-circus-show1 Date: September 1, 2014

Other than clowning around, Zabo’s skills include juggling, unicycling, and prop balancing. His show brings non-stop excitement and entertainment. This one-clown show will make guests think they are watching a 3-ring circus!

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-09-01 2014-09-01 4:00 pm 40.7005, -73.8552 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:22:30 EDT
<![CDATA[A Midsummer Night's Dream]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/a-midsummer-nights-dream http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/a-midsummer-nights-dream Date: September 4, 2014

Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2014-09-04 2014-09-04 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7313, -73.9982 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:22:30 EDT
<![CDATA[A Midsummer Night's Dream]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/a-midsummer-nights-dream http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/a-midsummer-nights-dream Date: September 5, 2014

Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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<![CDATA[Theater for the New City Presents Street Theater's 'Emergency!!!']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/theater-for-the-new-city-presents-street-theaters-emergency http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/theater-for-the-new-city-presents-street-theaters-emergency Date: September 6, 2014

Street Theater is a 50-member company including a live band, that performs musical operettas for free in NYC Parks during the summer.

This year's musical: “Emergency!!!” by Crystal Field. "Emergency!!!" is a rip-roaring musical about a heroic EMT worker in a boiling, broiling city.

Music composed and arranged by Joseph Vernon Banks.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 254-1109

Location: Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 2:00 pm 40.638, -74.1178 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:22:30 EDT
<![CDATA[A Midsummer Night's Dream]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/a-midsummer-nights-dream http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/a-midsummer-nights-dream Date: September 6, 2014

Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7313, -73.9982 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:22:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Theater for the New City Presents Street Theater's 'Emergency!!!']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/theater-for-the-new-city-presents-street-theaters-emergency http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/theater-for-the-new-city-presents-street-theaters-emergency Date: September 7, 2014

Street Theater is a 50-member company including a live band, that performs musical operettas for free in NYC Parks during the summer.

This year's musical: “Emergency!!!” by Crystal Field. "Emergency!!!" is a rip-roaring musical about a heroic EMT worker in a boiling, broiling city.

Music composed and arranged by Joseph Vernon Banks.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 254-1109

Location: Washington Square Park

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M098 Washington Square Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 2:00 pm 40.7315, -73.9975 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:22:31 EDT
<![CDATA[A Midsummer Night's Dream]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/a-midsummer-nights-dream http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/a-midsummer-nights-dream Date: September 7, 2014

Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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<![CDATA[Circus Amok at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/13/circus-amok-at-socrates-sculpture-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/13/circus-amok-at-socrates-sculpture-park Date: September 13, 2014

Since 1989, Circus Amok has brought its funny, queer, caustic, political, one-ring spectacles to diverse neighborhoods throughout New York City.

Circus Amok blends traditional circus skills – tight-rope walking, juggling, acrobatics, stilt walking, and clowning – with experimental dance, puppetry, music old and new, performance art and improvisational techniques.

Circus Amok invites audiences of all ages to envision a more empowered life of community interaction while enjoying a celebratory spectacle.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2014-09-13 2014-09-13 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53e3b4b650089.jpg Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:22:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Circus Amok at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/13/circus-amok-at-socrates-sculpture-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/13/circus-amok-at-socrates-sculpture-park1 Date: September 13, 2014

Since 1989, Circus Amok has brought its funny, queer, caustic, political, one-ring spectacles to diverse neighborhoods throughout New York City.

Circus Amok blends traditional circus skills – tight-rope walking, juggling, acrobatics, stilt walking, clowning – with experimental dance, puppetry, music old and new, performance art and improvisational techniques.

Circus Amok invites audiences of all ages to envision a more empowered life of community interaction while enjoying a celebratory spectacle.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2014-09-13 2014-09-13 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53e3b5dc27a68.jpg Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:22:31 EDT
<![CDATA[“Bad Woods”]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/20/bad-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/20/bad-woods Date: September 20, 2014

The Lenape called this the place of the bad woods.
There is an impulse to go wandering down to the marsh.
The wildness of the dark woods haunts me.

“Bad Woods” is an hour-long dance performance and music installation, inspired by the native Lenape and the forests that exist in present day. Explore the wildness as it manifests within shadows, light, and the silhouetted movement during the sunset.

This performance is choreographed by Melissa West and is part of the “Arts in the Greenbelt” program series.

Registration is required.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-09-20 2014-09-20 6:30 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:22:31 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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<![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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