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 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:34:50 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 Moves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-moves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-moves Date: September 6, 2014

Experience the joy of movement and dance! This modern dance class, now in its fourth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limon Dance Company.

Open to all levels.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7535, -73.9837 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Dance 'n' Film: An American in Paris]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/dance-n-film-an-american-in-paris http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/dance-n-film-an-american-in-paris Date: September 6, 2014

Enjoy a fun dance workshop and a dance-themed movie night. All are welcome! The dance workshop takes place from 4:00-6:30 p.m. No dance experience is necessary. Join professional dancers Shannon Hummel and the Cora Dance company to express through dance the pleasure we experience in NYC’s outdoor spaces.

An American in Paris will begin at sunset, and light refreshments will be available starting at 7:00 p.m.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Brooklyn Community Garden

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2014-09-06 2014-09-06 4:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.6921, -73.9553 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53f3706b3b68c.jpg Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness Date: September 6, 2014

Hot Hula Fitness provides a total body workout in 60 minutes as it isolates larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7749, -73.9912 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/13/bryant-park-moves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/13/bryant-park-moves Date: September 13, 2014

Experience the joy of movement and dance! This modern dance class, now in its fourth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limon Dance Company.

Open to all levels.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-13 2014-09-13 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7535, -73.9837 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:54 EDT
<![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 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: GlobeSonic Sound System Dance Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/13/summer-on-the-hudson-globesonic-sound-system-dance-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/13/summer-on-the-hudson-globesonic-sound-system-dance-party Date: September 13, 2014

Join hundreds of revelers of all-ages at the 10th year celebration of the GlobeSonic on the Hudson, an open-air summer dance party with the GlobeSonic Sound System DJs and drummers.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-09-13 2014-09-13 2:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/531f59d060a24.JPG Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:55 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 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Dance 'n' Film: Breakin']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/13/dance-n-film-breakin-pg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/13/dance-n-film-breakin-pg Date: September 13, 2014

Enjoy a fun dance workshop and a dance-themed movie night. All are welcome!

The dance workshop LAWN takes place from 4:00-6:30 p.m. No dance experience is necessary. Join professional dancers Shannon Hummel and the Cora Dance company to express through dance the pleasure we experience in NYC’s outdoor spaces.

Breakin' will begin at sunset (between 7:30 and 8:00 p.m.). Light refreshments will be available starting at 7:00 p.m.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Garden of Hope

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2014-09-13 2014-09-13 4:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.6834, -73.9401 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53fb41323d187.jpg Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/13/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/13/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness Date: September 13, 2014

Hot Hula Fitness provides a total body workout in 60 minutes as it isolates larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-09-13 2014-09-13 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7749, -73.9912 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:55 EDT
<![CDATA[The 4th Annual Washington Square Music Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/14/the-4th-annual-washington-square-music-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/14/the-4th-annual-washington-square-music-festival Date: September 14, 2014

This year the festival will feature great old time string band music, blues, Son Jarocho from the Veracruz region of Mexico, and will close with the ever popular square dance!

The Washington Square Park Folk Fest is free and open to the public.

Schedule:
1pm - The Down Hill Strugglers with John Cohen (of The New Lost City Ramblers)
1:45pm - Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton
2:30pm - The New Cut Road String Band
3:15pm - Radio Jarocho
4pm - Square Dance! with David Harvey of NYC Barn Dance

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2014-09-14 2014-09-14 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.7305, -73.997 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53e0fd3cc9526.gif Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/20/bryant-park-moves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/20/bryant-park-moves Date: September 20, 2014

Experience the joy of movement and dance! This modern dance class, now in its fourth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limon Dance Company.

Open to all levels.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-20 2014-09-20 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7535, -73.9837 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Dance 'n' Film Night: NY Export: Opus Jazz]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/20/dance-n-film-ny-export-opus-jazz http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/20/dance-n-film-ny-export-opus-jazz Date: September 20, 2014

Enjoy a fun dance workshop and a dance-themed movie night. All are welcome!

The dance workshop BENCH takes place from 4:00-6:30 p.m. No dance experience is necessary. Join professional dancers Solomon Goodwin and Sarah Burke to express through dance our differences and the common ground we share.

NY Export: Opus Jazz will begin at sunset (between 7:30 and 8:00 p.m.). Light refreshments will be available starting at 7:00 p.m.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Brooklyn Community Garden

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2014-09-20 2014-09-20 4:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.6921, -73.9553 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53fb433d71ff7.jpg Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/20/summer-on-the-hudson-dance-safari http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/20/summer-on-the-hudson-dance-safari Date: September 20, 2014

Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South. Wear comfortable shoes and expect to walk between 1 and 1.5 miles.

2014 Featured Choreographers: Laurie Berg, Eleanor Bauer, Ani Taj and The Dance Cartel, Blacka di Danca, & Jen Rosenblit

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South

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2014-09-20 2014-09-20 5:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.7782, -73.9887 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/531f322845505.jpg Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/20/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/20/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness Date: September 20, 2014

Hot Hula Fitness provides a total body workout in 60 minutes as it isolates larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-09-20 2014-09-20 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7749, -73.9912 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: West Coast Swing Outdoors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/20/summer-on-the-hudson-west-coast-swing-outdoors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/20/summer-on-the-hudson-west-coast-swing-outdoors Date: September 20, 2014

West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', can be danced to R&B, pop, rock, hip hop, and blues!

Come dance from 6-9 p.m. and get a lesson at 7 p.m.!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2014-09-20 2014-09-20 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9609 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:56 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 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/21/summer-on-the-hudson-dance-safari http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/21/summer-on-the-hudson-dance-safari Date: September 21, 2014

Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South. Wear comfortable shoes and expect to walk between 1 and 1.5 miles.

2014 Featured Choreographers: Laurie Berg, Eleanor Bauer, Ani Taj and The Dance Cartel, Blacka di Danca, & Jen Rosenblit

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South

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2014-09-21 2014-09-21 5:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.7782, -73.9887 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/531f322845505.jpg Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/27/bryant-park-moves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/27/bryant-park-moves Date: September 27, 2014

Experience the joy of movement and dance! This modern dance class, now in its fourth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limon Dance Company.

Open to all levels.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-27 2014-09-27 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7535, -73.9837 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/27/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/27/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness Date: September 27, 2014

Hot Hula Fitness provides a total body workout in 60 minutes as it isolates larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-09-27 2014-09-27 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7749, -73.9912 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/04/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/04/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness Date: October 4, 2014

Hot Hula Fitness provides a total body workout in 60 minutes as it isolates larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-10-04 2014-10-04 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7749, -73.9912 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/11/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/11/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness Date: October 11, 2014

Hot Hula Fitness provides a total body workout in 60 minutes as it isolates larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-10-11 2014-10-11 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7749, -73.9912 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/18/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/18/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness Date: October 18, 2014

Hot Hula Fitness provides a total body workout in 60 minutes as it isolates larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-10-18 2014-10-18 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7749, -73.9912 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/25/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/25/shape-up-nyc-hot-hula-fitness Date: October 25, 2014

Hot Hula Fitness provides a total body workout in 60 minutes as it isolates larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-10-25 2014-10-25 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7749, -73.9912 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/summer-on-the-hudson-holiday-on-the-hudson http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/summer-on-the-hudson-holiday-on-the-hudson Date: December 13, 2014

Join us for our holiday tree lighting party. Celebrate the season with the local community, enjoy live music to sing and dance with, make holiday decorations and more.

Thank you to our 2014 Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park sponsor Fairway Market.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2014-12-13 2014-12-13 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:34:57 EDT