NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:16:59 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[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/29/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/29/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: January 29, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-01-29 2015-01-29 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Forts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/29/central-park-tour-northern-forts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/29/central-park-tour-northern-forts Date: January 29, 2015

History buffs will love this tour of key sites in the American Revolution and the War of 1812 and learning about the rich pre-Central Park history of the Harlem Meer and its surrounds.

Space is limited; advance ticket purchase recommended. Tickets available onsite with credit card only. Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check in. For the courtesy of other guests, those arriving after the start time cannot be accommodated.

Ticket sales are final. Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees). The route involves many hills and stairs.

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-01-29 2015-01-29 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/530fede1b969d.jpg Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Riding the Waves Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/29/open-house-ny-riding-the-waves-exhibit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/29/open-house-ny-riding-the-waves-exhibit Date: January 29, 2015

The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center presents Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere exhibit will feature select pieces from the collection of the museum's founder, Mr. Samir Farag. The exhibit will run through January 2015.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 227-1403

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-01-29 2015-01-29 1:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/546f6a6e167c1.jpg Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/29/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/29/learn-to-draw Date: January 29, 2015

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:30 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 2015-01-29 2015-01-29 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/30/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/30/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults Date: January 30, 2015

Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-01-30 2015-01-30 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Lemon Day at Wave Hill: Lotions and Creams - A Citrus Awakening Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/lotions-and-creams-a-citrus-awakening-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/lotions-and-creams-a-citrus-awakening-workshop Date: January 31, 2015

Winter is the perfect time to pamper your skin and boost your spirits, and Lemon Day at Wave Hill provides the perfect opportunity.

Guided by Melissa Rivera, founder of Naturally Good Soaps, use a citrus emulsion and other raw ingredients to create your own sweetly-scented lotions and creams. Take home recipes as well as a set of all-natural products created in class. After the workshop, visit the blooming citrus plants inside Wave Hill’s Conservatory.

Registration is required online at www.wavehill.org, or at the Perkins Visitor Center. Make a day of it with a light lunch in The Café, followed by a free lemon-cooking demonstration at 2 p.m.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-01-31 2015-01-31 10:00 am 12:30 pm 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54a2d93a0b8ba.jpg Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/esl-class Date: January 31, 2015

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11 a.m. on Saturdays.

New students take placement test at 12 p.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-01-31 2015-01-31 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:22 EST
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Workshop: Garden Accounting Basics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/greenthumb-workshop-garden-accounting-basics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/greenthumb-workshop-garden-accounting-basics Date: January 31, 2015

Learn how to effectively keep track of your community garden expenses, with an introduction to basic bookkeeping tools and systems to manage garden finances, including receipt organization and sticking to a budget.

Record books will be provided. Please RSVP here.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 788-8070

Location: Brooklyn Public Library

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2015-01-31 2015-01-31 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6723, -73.968 Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Workspace Workshop: Hybrid Objects - Amulets, Talismans, and Curiosities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/winter-workspace-workshop-hybrid-objects-amulets-talismans-and-curiosities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/winter-workspace-workshop-hybrid-objects-amulets-talismans-and-curiosities Date: January 31, 2015

Explore the history of amulets, talismans, and curiosities found in Wunderkammern (or cabinets of curiosities) with Winter Workspace artist Alisha Wessler. Focus on objects that blur the boundaries between artificialia and naturalia.

Using your own concoction of personal objects brought from home and natural elements gathered from Wave Hill, learn sculptural techniques to create your own hybrid object of wonder.

All workshops with Winter Workspace artists begin in the Glyndor Gallery studios with an introduction to the creative process. Unless otherwise noted, art materials are provided. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-01-31 2015-01-31 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.8989, -73.9119 Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[New York and the American Revolution]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/new-york-and-the-american-revolution http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/new-york-and-the-american-revolution Date: January 31, 2015

Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city's long history.

Revolutionary New York programs focus on the history of New York during the pre- and post-Colonial Period. The park today was once home to Fort Putnam, which was later renamed after General Greene for the war of 1812.

Hear the stories surrounding Fort Greene Park and enjoy learning about our past.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2015-01-31 2015-01-31 1:00 pm 40.6922, -73.9748 Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Seneca Village]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/central-park-tour-seneca-village http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/central-park-tour-seneca-village Date: January 31, 2015

Learn the history of Manhattan's first known community of African-American property owners, established on land that would become part of Central Park. This route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.

Space is limited; advance ticket purchase is recommended. Tickets are available for purchase onsite with credit card only. Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check in. For the courtesy of other guests, those arriving after the start time cannot be accommodated.

Ticket sales are final. Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30 m.p.h. or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 degrees or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-01-31 2015-01-31 2:00 pm 3:15 pm 40.7846, -73.9697 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d708b703c02.jpg Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: January 31, 2015

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-01-31 2015-01-31 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:49 EST
<![CDATA[Historic New York: The World's Fair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/01/historic-new-york-the-worlds-fair http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/01/historic-new-york-the-worlds-fair Date: February 1, 2015

Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park was host to two twentieth-century World's Fairs. Rangers will be hosting a historic walk through the1939-1940 and 1964-1965 site of the World's Fair, now known as Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Landmarks inside of the park will be highlighted along with their role during these historic events.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2015-02-01 2015-02-01 1:00 pm 40.7464, -73.845 Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Wildlife Viewing: City Squirrels]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/01/wildlife-viewing-city-squirrels http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/01/wildlife-viewing-city-squirrels Date: February 1, 2015

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Ever wonder how squirrels are able to thrive in an urban environment? Learn about the basic biology and habits of these abundant and curious mammals.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2015-02-01 2015-02-01 1:00 pm 40.6922, -73.9748 Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Nature's Workshop: Seed Germination]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/01/natures-workshop-seed-germination http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/01/natures-workshop-seed-germination Date: February 1, 2015

The Urban Park Rangers' nature centers are your gateway to New York City parks. Each program in the Nature's Workshop series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity.

Get a jump on spring gardening. Learn about native flowers and pollinators. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn more about gardening and start their own seeds to take home. All materials provided.

Registration required. To register visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Inwood Hill Park

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-02-01 2015-02-01 2:00 pm 40.873, -73.9254 Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/02/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/02/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 2, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-02 2015-02-02 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/02/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/02/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: February 2, 2015

Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and onto the Dairy on this trip through the southern Central Park highlights. The route involves moderate inclines and some stairs.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30 m.p.h. or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 12:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

Location: Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-02-02 2015-02-02 12:00 pm 12:45 pm 40.7655, -73.9722 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/549d96851868a.jpg Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/03/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/03/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 3, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-03 2015-02-03 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Forts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/03/central-park-tour-northern-forts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/03/central-park-tour-northern-forts Date: February 3, 2015

History buffs will love this tour of key sites in the American Revolution and the War of 1812 and learning about the rich pre-Central Park history of the Harlem Meer and its surrounds.

Space is limited; advance ticket purchase recommended. Tickets available onsite with credit card only. Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check in. For the courtesy of other guests, those arriving after the start time cannot be accommodated.

Ticket sales are final. Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees). The route involves many hills and stairs.

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-02-03 2015-02-03 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/530fede1b969d.jpg Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Midweek Bird Walk: Wolfe’s Pond Park and Lemon Creek]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/04/midweek-bird-walk-wolfes-pond-parklemon-creek http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/04/midweek-bird-walk-wolfes-pond-parklemon-creek Date: February 4, 2015

After searching the beach, pond basin, and marsh for gulls and waterfowl, we will head down to Lemon Creek for more gulls and waterfowl and any hardy wintering songbirds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 727-1135

Location: Holten Ave. and Purdy Place (in Wolfe's Pond Park)

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2015-02-04 2015-02-04 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5127, -74.1937 Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/04/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/04/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 4, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-04 2015-02-04 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/05/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/05/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 5, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-05 2015-02-05 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/05/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/05/learn-to-draw Date: February 5, 2015

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:30 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 2015-02-05 2015-02-05 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/06/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/06/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults Date: February 6, 2015

Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-06 2015-02-06 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/07/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/07/esl-class Date: February 7, 2015

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11 a.m. on Saturdays.

New students take placement test at 12 p.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-07 2015-02-07 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:21 EST
<![CDATA[Shelter Building Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/07/shelter-building http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/07/shelter-building Date: February 7, 2015

Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. Do you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? Develope skills that will help you create shelter from natural and man-made objects: whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation. All programs are family friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

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 2015-02-07 2015-02-07 1:00 pm 40.5309, -74.1778 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Written in the Rocks Lecture]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/07/written-in-the-rocks-lecture http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/07/written-in-the-rocks-lecture Date: February 7, 2015

The view of the Hudson River and Palisades from Wave Hill is quite spectacular, not only visually but also for the geologic history written in the rocks.

The bedrock of Wave Hill is composed of the “roots” of once majestic mountains that rivaled the Rockies in scale and grandeur. Take in the view from Armor Hall while you discover the fascinating natural history of the Palisades and its surroundings.

Geologist Sidney Horenstein, an environmental educator emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History and the natural history consultant to the Bronx County Historical Society, leads this presentation.

Space is limited; reservations recommended, at www.wavehill.org or at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-02-07 2015-02-07 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54c65d715d67d.jpg Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/07/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/07/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour Date: February 7, 2015

See the park’s northernmost highlights on this walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer and past the North Woods. The route is easy to negotiate, a few stairs.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30 mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-02-07 2015-02-07 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.7943, -73.9512 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/52a0ef96a6454.jpg Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/07/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/07/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: February 7, 2015

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-07 2015-02-07 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:49 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/08/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/08/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: February 8, 2015

Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and onto the Dairy on this trip through the southern Central Park highlights. The route involves moderate inclines and some stairs.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30 m.p.h. or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 12:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

Location: Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-02-08 2015-02-08 12:00 pm 12:45 pm 40.7655, -73.9722 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/549d96851868a.jpg Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/09/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/09/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 9, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-09 2015-02-09 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/09/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/09/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour Date: February 9, 2015

See the park’s northernmost highlights on this walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer and past the North Woods. The route is easy to negotiate, a few stairs.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30 mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 12:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-02-09 2015-02-09 12:00 pm 12:45 pm 40.7943, -73.9512 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/52a0ef96a6454.jpg Mon, 29 Dec 2014 19:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/10/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/10/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 10, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-10 2015-02-10 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/11/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/11/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 11, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-11 2015-02-11 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/12/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/12/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 12, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-12 2015-02-12 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/12/central-park-tour-belvederes-kingdom http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/12/central-park-tour-belvederes-kingdom Date: February 12, 2015

Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle. See some of the area's featured attractions, including the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, Shakespeare Garden, and the Obelisk. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.

Space is limited; advance ticket purchase recommended. Tickets available onsite with credit card only. Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check in. For the courtesy of other guests, those arriving after the start time cannot be accommodated.

Ticket sales are final. Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30 mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-02-12 2015-02-12 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.7793, -73.9691 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/530fef2612e4a.jpg Mon, 29 Dec 2014 19:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/12/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/12/learn-to-draw Date: February 12, 2015

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:30 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 2015-02-12 2015-02-12 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/13/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/13/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults Date: February 13, 2015

Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-13 2015-02-13 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Green-Up Workshop: Crazy for Composting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/bronx-greenup-workshop-crazy-for-composting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/bronx-greenup-workshop-crazy-for-composting Date: February 14, 2015

Are you passionate about composting but want more from your bin? This Q&A session provides practical tips, advice, and the encouragement you need to take composting to the next level, whether you are just starting out or have been digging in for years.

Registered GreenThumb community gardens will be able to request an order of compost, soil, or clean fill for spring delivery. Registration is required by email compost@nybg.org, or call (718) 817-8543 to register. There are two sessions: 10 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–3 p.m.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8543

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-02-14 2015-02-14 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/esl-class Date: February 14, 2015

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11 a.m. on Saturdays.

New students take placement test at 12 p.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-14 2015-02-14 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:21 EST
<![CDATA[Great Backyard Bird Count]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/great-backyard-bird-count http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/great-backyard-bird-count Date: February 14, 2015

Join the Queens Botanical Garden for the 18th annual bird counting event. Our results will be added to those submitted from around the world. Meet at the Visitor & Administration Building lobby. To register, email sromar@queensbotanical.org.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-02-14 2015-02-14 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Historic New York: Foundations of Inwood]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/historic-new-york-foundations-of-inwood http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/historic-new-york-foundations-of-inwood Date: February 14, 2015

Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.

This program begins with an indoor slideshow detailing the early residents and history of Inwood Hill Park. Then head outdoors for a hike through the trails to visit some of these former sites. This moderate hike includes hills, rugged terrain, and possible snowy conditions due to weather.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-02-14 2015-02-14 1:00 pm 40.8672, -73.9289 Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Green-Up Workshop: Crazy for Composting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/bronx-greenup-workshop-crazy-for-composting1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/bronx-greenup-workshop-crazy-for-composting1 Date: February 14, 2015

Are you passionate about composting but want more from your bin? This Q&A session provides practical tips, advice, and the encouragement you need to take composting to the next level, whether you are just starting out or have been digging in for years.

Registered GreenThumb community gardens will be able to request an order of compost, soil, or clean fill for spring delivery. Registration is required by email compost@nybg.org, or call (718) 817-8543 to register. There are two sessions: 10 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–3 p.m.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8543

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-02-14 2015-02-14 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: February 14, 2015

Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and onto the Dairy on this trip through the southern Central Park highlights. The route involves moderate inclines and some stairs.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30 m.p.h. or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

Location: Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-02-14 2015-02-14 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.7655, -73.9722 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/549d96851868a.jpg Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/14/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: February 14, 2015

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-14 2015-02-14 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:49 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/16/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/16/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 16, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-16 2015-02-16 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Outdoor Adventures: Clove Lakes Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/17/outdoor-adventures-clove-lakes-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/17/outdoor-adventures-clove-lakes-park Date: February 17, 2015

This nature hikes is appropriate for all ages. Wear weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 727-1135

Location: Martling Avenue Bridge (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2015-02-17 2015-02-17 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.6225, -74.1183 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/17/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/17/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 17, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-17 2015-02-17 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Celebrate Black History Month: George Washington Carver Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/17/celebrate-black-history-month-george-washington-carver-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/17/celebrate-black-history-month-george-washington-carver-workshop Date: February 17, 2015

Called the “Wizard of Tuskegee,” Dr. George Washington Carver made significant contributions in the field of botany.

Learn how plants played an important role in his early life and about his later achievements in botany, agriculture, chemurgy, botanical illustration, industrial engineering, and medicine. Paint with plants, and plant a peanut to take home for further observation.

Advance registration and payment required is required. Please register here.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-02-17 2015-02-17 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/18/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/18/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 18, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-18 2015-02-18 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Outdoor Adventures: Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/19/outdoor-adventures-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/19/outdoor-adventures-conference-house-park Date: February 19, 2015

This nature hike is appropriate for all ages. Wear weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 727-1135

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-02-19 2015-02-19 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/19/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/19/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 19, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-19 2015-02-19 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/19/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/19/learn-to-draw Date: February 19, 2015

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:30 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 2015-02-19 2015-02-19 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: I Heart Worms for Families]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/19/nyc-compost-project-hosted-by-queens-botanical-garden-i-heart-worms-for-families http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/19/nyc-compost-project-hosted-by-queens-botanical-garden-i-heart-worms-for-families Date: February 19, 2015

Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts?

This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (ages 5 and up, accompanied by an adult) to the life of indoor composting (red wiggler) worms! Make heart-shaped compost cookies for your plants; be prepared to get your hands dirty!

Registration is required; please email compost@queensbotanical.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 539-5296

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-02-19 2015-02-19 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/548768523d1ac.jpg Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/20/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/20/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults Date: February 20, 2015

Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-20 2015-02-20 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/21/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/21/esl-class Date: February 21, 2015

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11 a.m. on Saturdays.

New students take placement test at 12 p.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-21 2015-02-21 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:21 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/21/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/21/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour Date: February 21, 2015

See the park’s northernmost highlights on this walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer and past the North Woods. The route is easy to negotiate, a few stairs.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30 mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 12:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-02-21 2015-02-21 12:00 pm 12:45 pm 40.7943, -73.9512 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/52a0ef96a6454.jpg Mon, 29 Dec 2014 19:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/21/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/21/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: February 21, 2015

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-21 2015-02-21 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:49 EST
<![CDATA[Nature's Workshop: Taste of Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/22/natures-workshop-taste-of-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/22/natures-workshop-taste-of-nature Date: February 22, 2015

Urban Park Rangers Nature Centers are your gateway to New York City parks. Each serve as an in-park community center for public education, recreational activities, and environmental studies. This winter, join us for the Nature's Workshop series. Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity.

During this workshop, you will learn about the suprising origins of everday food. Discover how many familiar tastes are created with common plants.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-02-22 2015-02-22 1:00 pm 40.8911, -73.894 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/22/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/22/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: February 22, 2015

Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and onto the Dairy on this trip through the southern Central Park highlights. The route involves moderate inclines and some stairs.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30 m.p.h. or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

Location: Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-02-22 2015-02-22 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.7655, -73.9722 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/549d96851868a.jpg Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/23/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/23/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 23, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-23 2015-02-23 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/24/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/24/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 24, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-24 2015-02-24 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/24/central-park-tour-belvederes-kingdom http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/24/central-park-tour-belvederes-kingdom Date: February 24, 2015

Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle. See some of the area's featured attractions, including the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, Shakespeare Garden, and the Obelisk. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.

Space is limited; advance ticket purchase recommended. Tickets available onsite with credit card only. Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check in. For the courtesy of other guests, those arriving after the start time cannot be accommodated.

Ticket sales are final. Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30 mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-02-24 2015-02-24 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.7793, -73.9691 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/530fef2612e4a.jpg Mon, 29 Dec 2014 19:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/25/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/25/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 25, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-25 2015-02-25 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: Teacher Wormshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/25/nyc-compost-project-hosted-by-queens-botanical-garden-teacher-wormshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/25/nyc-compost-project-hosted-by-queens-botanical-garden-teacher-wormshop Date: February 25, 2015

Discover the benefits of composting with a worm bin in your classroom.

This excellent hands-on and inquiry-based activity teaches kids biology, recycling, and responsibility. Learn great facts about earthworms, how to set up a worm bin, and how to maintain the system effectively.

Registration is required; please email compost@queensbotanical.org or call (718) 539-5296.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 539-5296

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-02-25 2015-02-25 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/26/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/26/intro-to-computers-for-adults-with-disabilities Date: February 26, 2015

Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with disabilities of any kind are welcome, as are persons without disabilities.

Join us! Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the Recreation Center Membership Information page.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2015-02-26 2015-02-26 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/26/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/26/learn-to-draw Date: February 26, 2015

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:30 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 2015-02-26 2015-02-26 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/27/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/27/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults Date: February 27, 2015

Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-27 2015-02-27 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/28/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/28/esl-class Date: February 28, 2015

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11 a.m. on Saturdays.

New students take placement test at 12 p.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-28 2015-02-28 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:21 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Forts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/28/central-park-tour-northern-forts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/28/central-park-tour-northern-forts Date: February 28, 2015

History buffs will love this tour of key sites in the American Revolution and the War of 1812 and learning about the rich pre-Central Park history of the Harlem Meer and its surrounds.

Space is limited; advance ticket purchase recommended. Tickets available onsite with credit card only. Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check in. For the courtesy of other guests, those arriving after the start time cannot be accommodated.

Ticket sales are final. Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees). The route involves many hills and stairs.

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-02-28 2015-02-28 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/530fede1b969d.jpg Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Outdoor Survival Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/28/outdoor-survival-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/28/outdoor-survival-workshop Date: February 28, 2015

Do you have the courage to survive in the great outdoors? It takes grit, skills and maybe even a little help from a paper clip.

Join environmental educator Carl Heitmuller from the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for a hands-on Survival 101 workshop. Discover how the simplest everyday materials like fishing line, duct tape or ChapStick can aid your survival. Venture outside to build a debris shelter from natural objects, then warm up with hot cocoa in front of the fireplace in the Ecology Building.

Space is limited; reservations recommended, at www.wavehill.org or at the Perkins Visitor Center. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. This workshop will take place both indoors and outdoors.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-02-28 2015-02-28 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54c1490c1b45f.jpg Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/28/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/28/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: February 28, 2015

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-28 2015-02-28 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:49 EST
<![CDATA[A Midwinter Night's Dream]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/28/a-midwinter-nights-dream http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/28/a-midwinter-nights-dream Date: February 28, 2015

Please join us for an enchanting evening in the Conference House Museum. While our jazz band plays, enjoy tasty bites, sweet delights, and a champagne punch. Coffee and tea, too!

Purchase advance tickets for $30 by Friday, February 20th, 2015; call (718) 984-6046 or events@conferencehouse.org. Purchase tickets in person at 298 Satterlee Street, Staten Island, 10307 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

All proceeds to support educational programs offered by the Conference House Association.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-02-28 2015-02-28 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54b421393704b.jpg Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Peepers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/04/greenbelt-peepers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/04/greenbelt-peepers Date: March 4, 2015

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities,observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. The program will take place indoors and outdoors for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver. Registration required. Space is limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-03-04 2015-03-04 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Midweek Bird Walk: South Beach and Fort Wadsworth]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/04/midweek-bird-walk-south-beachfort-wadsworth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/04/midweek-bird-walk-south-beachfort-wadsworth Date: March 4, 2015

We will be searching for migrating waterfowl on the pond and in Raritan Bay.

Supported in part by HSBC.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 727-1135

Location: South Beach Parking Lot

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2015-03-04 2015-03-04 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5796, -74.0761 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Tree Tots]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/05/greenbelt-tree-tots http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/05/greenbelt-tree-tots Date: March 5, 2015

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities,observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. The program will take place indoors and outdoors for 3-4 year olds and their caregiver. Registration required. Space is limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-03-05 2015-03-05 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/05/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/05/learn-to-draw Date: March 5, 2015

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:30 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 2015-03-05 2015-03-05 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/06/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/06/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults Date: March 6, 2015

Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-03-06 2015-03-06 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/07/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/07/esl-class Date: March 7, 2015

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11 a.m. on Saturdays.

New students take placement test at 12 p.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-03-07 2015-03-07 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:21 EST
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/07/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/07/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: March 7, 2015

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-03-07 2015-03-07 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:49 EST
<![CDATA[Fire Making Skills]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/08/fire-making-skills http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/08/fire-making-skills Date: March 8, 2015

Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors.

All programs are family-friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-03-08 2015-03-08 1:00 pm 40.8701, -73.9211 Tue, 06 Jan 2015 15:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[New York State Pavilion: Lecture & Book Signing by Author Christian Kellberg]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/08/new-york-state-pavilion-lecture-book-signing-by-author-christian-kellberg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/08/new-york-state-pavilion-lecture-book-signing-by-author-christian-kellberg Date: March 8, 2015

The New York State Pavilion is a legacy of the 1964–1965 New York World’s Fair. It is located in the southwest corner of Flushing Meadow Corona Park, where the Long Island Expressway crosses over the Grand Central Parkway. From these freeways alone, the pavilion is seen by hundreds of thousands of motorists per day and is a symbol of the Empire State, the “Eiffel Tower of Queens.”

From the observation towers that offer spectacular views of Queens and beyond; to the expansive Tent of Tomorrow, which showcased the world’s largest map (of New York State); to the stunning Queens Theatre in the Park, New York State Pavilion is an insightful look at this iconic landmark, with many spectacular historic color photographs, published here for the first time.

Christian Kellberg is privileged to have been part of a volunteer effort to paint the New York State Pavilion mezzanine over the last three years. He has photographed many neighborhoods and their landmarks and is the photographer of much of the content in this book.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead

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2015-03-08 2015-03-08 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.7637, -73.824 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54a19366a5f18.jpg Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Peepers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/11/greenbelt-peepers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/11/greenbelt-peepers Date: March 11, 2015

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities,observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. The program will take place indoors and outdoors for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver. Registration required. Space is limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-03-11 2015-03-11 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Tree Tots]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/12/greenbelt-tree-tots http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/12/greenbelt-tree-tots Date: March 12, 2015

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities,observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. The program will take place indoors and outdoors for 3-4 year olds and their caregiver. Registration required. Space is limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-03-12 2015-03-12 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/12/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/12/learn-to-draw Date: March 12, 2015

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:30 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 2015-03-12 2015-03-12 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/13/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/13/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults Date: March 13, 2015

Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-03-13 2015-03-13 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/14/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/14/esl-class Date: March 14, 2015

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11 a.m. on Saturdays.

New students take placement test at 12 p.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-03-14 2015-03-14 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:21 EST
<![CDATA[Fire Making Skills]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/14/fire-making-skills http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/14/fire-making-skills Date: March 14, 2015

Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors. All programs are family friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2015-03-14 2015-03-14 11:00 am 40.7428, -73.7359 Wed, 24 Dec 2014 18:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Soundview II: Historic Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/14/soundview-ii-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/14/soundview-ii-walking-tour Date: March 14, 2015

The community of Soundview today comprises of the immediate area across the Bronx River in the southeastern part of the borough, dubbed “The Gateway of the East Bronx” in the first part of this walking tour in 2012.

Soundview today is a thriving community of ethnic groups and commercial verve. Join Bronx County Historical Society Educator Angel Hernandez on a historic stroll through Soundview as he points out historic sites, as well as the present attractions of the area.

This tour meets at the foot of the Bronx-bound #6 Whitlock Avenue subway station staircase.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 881-8900

Location: Whitlock Avenue Train station

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2015-03-14 2015-03-14 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.8277, -73.8861 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/14/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/14/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: March 14, 2015

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-03-14 2015-03-14 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:49 EST
<![CDATA[Ranger's Choice: Camp Cooking 101]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/15/rangers-choice-camp-cooking-101 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/15/rangers-choice-camp-cooking-101 Date: March 15, 2015

Each season we feature some of the Rangers' favorite Weekend Adventure experiences.

Become a campfire foodie! Learn the basics of camp etiquette, how to set up a campfire, and make a meal with a Dutch Oven.

Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your name in the lottery, please visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, March 4th

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Park

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-03-15 2015-03-15 1:00 pm 40.8916, -73.8929 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Peepers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/18/greenbelt-peepers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/18/greenbelt-peepers Date: March 18, 2015

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities,observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. The program will take place indoors and outdoors for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver. Registration required. Space is limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-03-18 2015-03-18 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Midweek Bird Walk: Clove Lakes Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/18/midweek-bird-walk-clove-lakes-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/18/midweek-bird-walk-clove-lakes-park Date: March 18, 2015

A walk through the park should yield late wintering songbirds, raptors, waterfowl, and, with a little luck, a few early spring migrants.

Supported in part by HSBC.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 727-1135

Location: Martling Avenue Bridge (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2015-03-18 2015-03-18 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6225, -74.1183 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Tree Tots]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/19/greenbelt-tree-tots http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/19/greenbelt-tree-tots Date: March 19, 2015

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities,observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. The program will take place indoors and outdoors for 3-4 year olds and their caregiver. Registration required. Space is limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-03-19 2015-03-19 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/19/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/19/learn-to-draw Date: March 19, 2015

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:30 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 2015-03-19 2015-03-19 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/20/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/20/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults Date: March 20, 2015

Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-03-20 2015-03-20 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/21/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/21/esl-class Date: March 21, 2015

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11 a.m. on Saturdays.

New students take placement test at 12 p.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-03-21 2015-03-21 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:21 EST
<![CDATA[Fire Making Skills]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/21/fire-making-skills http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/21/fire-making-skills Date: March 21, 2015

Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors. All programs are family friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2015-03-21 2015-03-21 1:00 pm 40.6047, -73.9298 Wed, 24 Dec 2014 18:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/21/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/21/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: March 21, 2015

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-03-21 2015-03-21 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:49 EST
<![CDATA[Historic New York: Nature and Design]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/22/historic-new-york-nature-and-design http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/03/22/historic-new-york-nature-and-design Date: March 22, 2015

Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.

Enjoy transversing the trails of Prospect Park as you learn more about the work of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, who considered this park to be their highest achievement and perfect park.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza)

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2015-03-22 2015-03-22 1:00 pm 40.6729, -73.9698 Tue, 06 Jan 2015 15:00:04 EST