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 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:19:28 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[Movies in the Parks: Paddington]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/movies-in-the-parks-paddington http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/movies-in-the-parks-paddington Date: July 21, 2015

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

Paddington tells the story of a young bear (Ben Whishaw) who loses his home in a deadly earthquake in the Peruvian rain forest. In searchof a new home, he makes his way to England and finds himself at the "Paddington" train station in London. He finds shelter with the family of Henry (Hugh Bonneville) and Mary Brown (Sally Hawkins). Although Paddington's amazement at urban living soon endears him to the Browns, someone else has her eye on him: Taxidermist Millicent Clyde (Nicole Kidman) has designs on the rare bear and his hide. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 829-0156

Location: Owen F. Dolen Park

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X016 Owen F. Dolen Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.8405, -73.8428 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558b1bd13bf03.jpg Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Ghostbusters (1984)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/breaking-away http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/breaking-away Date: July 21, 2015

Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!

Ghostbusters is an action and aventure blend of special effects and comedy. Unemployed parapsychologists set themselves up as "Ghostbusters" to rid New York of evil monstrous apparitions that are taking over the city. Bill Murray's infectous comedy and a hilarious cast make the perfect film that will keep you on the edge of your seat when you're not rolling with laughter. Ghostbuster's is a timeless classic that the whole family will be sure to enjoy!

Know Before You Go:

This movie is shown on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket to sit on, and a picnic if you like. There are a limited number of chairs available. No alcohol.

Doors open one hour before the start of the screening. Space is limited and admission is on a first come-first served basis, so it's best to get there well before the screening starts. Please bring one form of ID with you.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.7296, -74.0054 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5552424083f8d.jpg Thu, 28 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/sunrise-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/sunrise-tai-chi Date: July 22, 2015

Start your day out right; come enjoy sunrise tai chi classes with certified tai chi instructor Robert Martinez, on the beautiful David Rockefeller Linden Terrace.

These classes are suitable for all levels. Wear comfy clothing and bring water.

Please check back for heavy rain and weather/air advisory cancellations.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.8617, -73.9335 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5531186d54443.jpg Fri, 22 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 22, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles Date: July 22, 2015

Are you having trouble waking up to work out? Do you need motivation to get those feet moving in the morning? If so, join our team of runners looking to gain ground on your goals one stride or step at a time! It doesn’t matter whether you’re an experienced, recreational or novice runner, Morning Miles welcomes participants of all ages, levels and abilities. Our supportive group running atmosphere will incorporate a combination of speed, strength, and endurance principles that will have you jumping right out of bed, ignoring that snooze button, and lacing up those running shoes.

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river Date: July 22, 2015

The Poe Park Visitor Center in collaboration with NYC Parks and Partnership for Parks is pleased to present a group exhibition of contemporary photographs celebrating New York City’s oldest bridge, the High Bridge, which opened to the public on June 9th for the first time in 40 years. The exhibition, “High Bridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River,” will run from July 1 – July 25, 2015.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/yoga-class Date: July 22, 2015

This yoga class is led by Sacred Sounds Yoga and is suitable for all levels. Drop-ins are welcome. Join us!

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 22, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 22, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates Date: July 22, 2015

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

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

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8893, -73.8982 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors Date: July 22, 2015

Walking is peaceful; it’s therapeutic; it’s soothing. Picture the sun shining, the wind in your hair and the birds flying above. Breezy Seniors, a walking program available to all seniors, offers an escape from your normal daily routine one step at a time! Enjoy nature along the beautiful Staten Island coastline, while chatting with your friends, family and neighbors. This relaxing walking program will have you continuously moving and thinking with movements that emphasize flexibility, endurance, range of motion.

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: July 22, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

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

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5526aa65c4022.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/kids-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/kids-yoga Date: July 22, 2015

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

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

Suitable for drop-ins.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7308, -73.9963 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-sports-experience Date: July 22, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

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

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 22, 2015

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

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

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-exhibitions Date: July 22, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Teatro Sea: El Encuentro de Juan Bobo Y Pedro Animal]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/teatro-sea-presents-el-encuentro-de-juan-bobo-y-pedro-animal http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/teatro-sea-presents-el-encuentro-de-juan-bobo-y-pedro-animal Date: July 22, 2015

This is a comical children’s play about famous offbeat characters from Puerto Rican and Dominican folklore who discover their self-esteem and friendship.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7433, -73.8514 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Water Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/water-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/water-festival Date: July 22, 2015

Join us for a fun-filled kids' day!

There will be water inflatables, bounce houses, cotton candy, popcorn, and giveaways.

Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street (in Seaside Playground)

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Q422 Seaside Playground 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5806, -73.8308 Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:00:08 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 22, 2015

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include: the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, the Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

The tour route involves a few stairs. Tour starts and ends at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park at 65th Street)

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org. For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.7691, -73.9741 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557b43ff0b067.jpg Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk Date: July 22, 2015

Come take in the ocean scenery along the Franklin D. Roosevelt boardwalk as we walk and stride for fitness. Starting from the Splaza, Breezy Walk will include handheld weights and fitness bands. By incorporating various movements along the route, Breeze Walk will provide a relaxing, healthy atmosphere that will brighten your day. Mingle and meet your Ocean Breeze neighbors and have some fun down by the beach.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Dancercise]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/dancercise http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/dancercise Date: July 22, 2015

Get in shape with dance moves while using weights.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Dunes: Walk and Talk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/dune-walk-and-talk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/dune-walk-and-talk Date: July 22, 2015

Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology is a new summer program, a thematic series of nature walks, talks, and art workshops, designed to encompass the various natural elements of Conference House Park.

The most distinctive natural feature of Conference House Park is the mile-and-a-half beachfront along the Raritan Bay and Arthur Kill waterways. These ever present bodies of water have shaped and influenced the Park environment for years. While the park's natural topography and features are constantly changing, none have experienced more change than the beachfront. Through the constant influence of the Raritan Bay, the shoreline has ebbed, flowed, and eroded while in some places expanded.

This family-friendly, educational walk and talk is designed to increase the appreciation and understanding of Conference House Park's waterfront environment: the signature bluffs, dunes, meadows, and wetlands. The walk will highlight some of the resiliency initiatives being undertaken to better protect and safeguard the shoreline from future severe weather events.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557c400bf1ff7.jpg Mon, 15 Jun 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 22, 2015

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Romance Authors Hosted by Joyce Lamb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/bryant-park-reading-room-romance-authors-hosted-by-joyce-lamb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/bryant-park-reading-room-romance-authors-hosted-by-joyce-lamb Date: July 22, 2015

Gotta love it! Harlequin, Avon, and Forever authors dish on their best-selling romance novels.

Hosted by Joyce Lamb, Happy Ever After Curator & Blogger, USA Today

Featuring:

  • Robyn Carr, Four Friends, Never Too Late
  • Kristan Higgins, If You Only Knew
  • Elizabeth Hoyt, Dearest Rogue
  • Beverly Jenkins, For Your Love, Destiny’s Captive
  • Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Heroes Are My Weakness
  • Meredith Wild, Hardwired

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekday Weed Warriors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/weekday-weed-warriors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/weekday-weed-warriors Date: July 22, 2015

Wage a war on weeds and provide an army of support for your local nature center! Community service credit is available.

Bring water and a snack. This activity is recommended for adults and teens comfortable with strenuous outdoor activities.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle-To-Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/recycletoart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/recycletoart Date: July 22, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:13 EST
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling Date: July 22, 2015

Families! Kids! Join us for fun filled sessions of art and story telling this summer. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops and present storytelling, at select locations. All ages are welcome!

These workshops are part of the mayor's Community Parks Initiative. For more information on our parks equity program, visit the Community Parks Initiative page.

Visit us at this site or elsewhere:

Wednesday July 29, 3-4:30 pm: Martin Luther King Playground, Malcom X Blvd and 115th

Wednesday August 5, 3-4:30 pm: Cherry Tree Park, 99th St. to 100 St., 3 Ave.

Wednesday August 12, 3-4:30 pm: Mae Grant Playground, 104th between Madison and Park Aves.

Wednesday August 19, 3-4:30 pm: Willis Playground, E 141st St. to E 140th St, between Willis Av and Alexander Av, Bronx

Wednesday August 26, 3-4:30 pm: Flynn Playground, Brook Av to 3 Av bet. E 157th St. and E 158th St., Bronx

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Mae Grant Playground

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M213 Mae Grant Playground 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.79249954223633000, -73.94940185546875000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Body Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt Date: July 22, 2015

Are you looking to create a masterpiece? Well look no further and take ownership of your own masterpiece: your body. Body Sculpt will help you along the way! Reach your goals with this high intensity program designed to shape and tone your body using moderate weights. Exercises will be geared toward firming and strengthening your entire body. By placing emphasis on building lean muscle and developing flexibility, you will see your sculpture take shape week in and week out.

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/zumba1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/zumba1 Date: July 22, 2015

This Zumba exercise workout blends Latin and African dance movement.

Start time: 5:45 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x302

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 5:45 pm 6:45 pm 40.7898, -73.7848 Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Living Landmarks Panel Discussion: Scenic Landmarks - Planning, Preservation and Programming]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/living-landmarks-panel-discussion-scenic-landmarks-planning-preservation-and-programming http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/living-landmarks-panel-discussion-scenic-landmarks-planning-preservation-and-programming Date: July 22, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the city's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifacts, and memorabilia.

Panelists: Ignacio Ciocchin, VP for Design, Bryant Park Corporation; Christopher Nolan, VP for Planning, Design and Construction, Central Park Conservancy; Jennifer Hoppa, Fort Tryon Administrator and Executive Director, Fort Tryon Trust; Brad Taylor, President, Friends of Morningside Park; Christian Zimmerman, VP for Capital and Landscape Management, Prospect Park Alliance; Margaret Bracken, Chief of Design and Construction for the Riverside Park Conservancy.

Moderator: Jonathan Kuhn, Director, Art & Antiquities, NYC Parks

*Admission is free but space is limited. To RSVP, email artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov.

Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. closed holidays, free admission.

For more information, call (212) 360-8163 or visit nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: The Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7676, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557f18c36278f.jpg Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tales of Brer Rabbit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/tales-of-brier-rabbit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/tales-of-brier-rabbit Date: July 22, 2015

Enjoy a modern twist on an American folk tale about trickster Brer Rabbit whose pals set out to teach him a lesson he won't soon forget!

Prosented by Puppets in the Park. Sponsored by City Parks Foundation

Please bring a blanket or a low chair.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.684, -73.8856 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park Date: July 22, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey, from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more, with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55147bc17d85a.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Pump]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump Date: July 22, 2015

No matter what your goal, no matter what your perspective, Total Body Pump will help you along the way! Total Body Pump is designed to improve muscle strength and tone your physique while protecting you from injury. With specialized instruction and individualized attention, Total Body Pump will provide a workout that benefits all aspects of your body.

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Glutes in Gear: Cardio & Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/shapeup-nyc-glutes-in-gear-cardio-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/shapeup-nyc-glutes-in-gear-cardio-toning Date: July 22, 2015

Focus on your lower half in this belly-busting, booty shaping, two part class. The first part builds endurance with heart-pumping cardio. Part two uses mat work to build your core and flatten and tighten your abs and glutes. Please bring your own workout mat.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:17 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: July 22, 2015

End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199c9875bef.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Capoeira]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/family-capoeira http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/family-capoeira Date: July 22, 2015

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 Fri, 22 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/sunset-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/sunset-yoga Date: July 22, 2015

Practice yoga with a variety of certified local yoga instructors while overlooking the beautiful Hudson River and basking in the glow of the setting sun.

Arrive early, and bring a towel or yoga mat and water.

Please note: Abby’s Lawn is slightly sloped and there are some uneven spots. Rain or wet ground cancels.

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 6:45 pm 8:00 pm 40.8621, -73.9333 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5372554ad5dfc.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Cinema: Iron Crows / Bangladesh]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/outdoor-cinema http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/outdoor-cinema Date: July 22, 2015

In this documentary shot in Chittagong, Bangladesh, the world center for ship-breaking, huge megaton behemoths are run aground and broken apart by men and boys who earn $2 a day. Remarkably beautiful cinematography affords indelible insights into how some of the most exploited people on earth retain their courage, decency and fortitude. A.O. Scott in The New York Times writes: “an unsettling hybrid of art and witness… the vivid record of a complex reality. The way it turns blunt, material facts into sublime images is both astonishing and troubling.”

2009, 93 minutes. Directed by Bong-Nam Park. Pre-screening performances begin at 7 p.m.; films begins at sundown.

About the Festival
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park are pleased to announce the 2015 programming for the park’s Outdoor Cinema film festival: eight weeks of international movies shown under the stars, Wednesday evenings, July 1 – August 19. The series is presented by Socrates and Film Forum, in collaboration with Rooftop Films. Now celebrating its 17th year, the festival features open-air cinema, music, dance, and food, held in the 5-acre waterfront park in Long Island City, Queens. Admission is free.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55887a74c0a47.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice”]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/shakespeares-the-merchant-of-venice http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/shakespeares-the-merchant-of-venice Date: July 22, 2015

Shakespeare's darkest comedy explores bigotry, justice, and the limitations of the law. The young Venetian gentleman Bassanio has squandered all his money, but he needs 3,000 ducats so that he can travel to Belmont and woo the beautiful heiress Portia. His devoted friend Antonio helps him by borrowing the cash from the moneylender Shylock. But when Antonio is forced to default on the loan, Shylock seeks a gruesome revenge...and Portia and Bassanio find themselves in a desperate struggle to save Antonio's life.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 7:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.7464, -73.845 Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Martha Hodes & "Mourning Lincoln"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/bryant-park-reading-room-martha-hodes-mourning-lincoln http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/bryant-park-reading-room-martha-hodes-mourning-lincoln Date: July 22, 2015

Martha Hodes will discuss her nonfiction book Mourning Lincoln.

Produced in partnership with the New York Historical Society

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Celebrate Brooklyn: Benefit Concert - Modest Mouse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/celebrate-brooklyn-benefit-concert-modest-mouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/celebrate-brooklyn-benefit-concert-modest-mouse Date: July 22, 2015

Please note: This event is sold out.

Celebrating their long-awaited album Strangers To Ourselves, Celebrate Brooklyn! '02 alums Modest Mouse will once again flood the Bandshell with their distinctive indie rock.

Beginning in the Northwest in the mid-90s, the band rode the new wave of indie rock into the early oughts and crested with their commercial Grammy-nominated hit "Float On" in 2004. Their next few releases and the rise of the Internet in music promotion, continued to earn them a loyal school of followers, including an active fan message board that was also rumored to have made a few love connections.

But enough about L-O-V-E. Modest Mouse is back on the scene after eight years and you can expect the same dark-yet-danceable tunes you grew to love (there's that word again!) in your early years. So don your hoodies and lace up your all-stars and join us for an unforgettable night #AtTheBandshell.

Gates open at 6 p.m. Purchase tickets here.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Bandshell (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.66299819946289000, -73.97660064697266000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Kukuwa: African Dance Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/kukuwa-african-dance-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/kukuwa-african-dance-workout Date: July 22, 2015

Shake it out with Mark Morris Dance Group! Each session will feature a dance-based workout. No partner or prior experience required.

This class meets on June 10 & 24 and July 8 & 22.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Brooklyn Community Garden

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2015-07-22 2015-07-22 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6921, -73.9553 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5566298f8948c.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Dancing Under the Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/dancing-under-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/dancing-under-the-stars Date: July 22, 2015

First 45 minutes is a free dance lesson followed by 45 minutes to use your new skills in open dance. July 29th will include a live band.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x302

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7898, -73.7848 Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Inwood Shakespeare Festival: Henry IV]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/inwood-shakespeare-festival-henry-iv http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/inwood-shakespeare-festival-henry-iv Date: July 22, 2015

The Inwood Shakespeare Festival was conceived and developed by Ted Minos as a way to bring free professional theatre and music to the Northern Manhattan community. NYC Parks is delighted to partner with Moose Hall Theatre Company in their high caliber productions of Shakespeare for the wonderful communities of Inwood, Washington Heights, Harlem, and beyond!

Due to the nature of outdoor theatre, in the event of rain, or other conditions, performances may be delayed or canceled, but we will perform if and when it seems possible. Cancellation notice will not be posted until after 7:30 p.m. on the scheduled night of the performance.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 567-5255

Location: The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.8744, -73.9205 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558469256aaba.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show Date: July 22, 2015

In this lavish adaptation of the classic novel, a Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor.

Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the Pier.

The film will begin when it is dark enough to see the image on the screen which is dependent on the sunset, generally around 8:30pm. Seating will open at 6:30, and is first come first serve and people can reserve chairs for their friends once onsite. We put out chairs (about 250 of them) and they normally fill by 7:30 and ground seating is available in front and behind the chair section. Front ground seating is for blankets/butts on ground (the pier is hard made of pavers) & picnics are welcome if trash is disposed of properly. Dogs are welcome on leash and off chairs. People may bring their own chairs and place them behind our chairs on the dark pavers, if they choose to bring them. There is no seating or standing in the Southern aisle of the pier. @summeronhudson for weather updates

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/550090da76c34.JPG Wed, 06 May 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[The Tempest by William Shakespeare]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/the-tempest-by-william-shakespeare http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/the-tempest-by-william-shakespeare Date: July 22, 2015

The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents The Tempest, by William Shakespeare at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park.

Performances start at 8pm except for Fridays, when they will start at 8:15.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80450057983398400, -73.94370269775390000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55916ef42ce87.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night: Annie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/movie-night-annie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/movie-night-annie Date: July 22, 2015

Annie is a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014. Originally left by her parents as a baby with the promise that they'd be back for her someday, it's been a hard knock life ever since with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan. But everything's about to change when the hard-nosed tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. - Paraphrase description from Swank website.

Bring a chair or blanket and join us!

Movie begins at dusk.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)

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Q007 Bayswater Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.59870147705078000, -73.76619720458984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591ab045ab99.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/movies-in-the-parks-annie-21014 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/22/movies-in-the-parks-annie-21014 Date: July 22, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (713) 369-8127

Location: Michaelis-bayswater Park (in Bayswater Park)

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Q007 Bayswater Park 2015-07-22 2015-07-22 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.5978, -73.7687 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557214fa81916.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Wake Up With Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-wake-up-yoga-w-atmananda http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-wake-up-yoga-w-atmananda Date: July 23, 2015

Atmananda Yoga presents Wake Up With Yoga every Thursday. Join us to get your day started with a little zen!

For more information, please visit the Summer in the Square website.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 7:45 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:00 am 7:45 am 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570633c47a63.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 23, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Core and More]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-core-and-more http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-core-and-more Date: July 23, 2015

Are you looking to activate all muscle groups? Would you rather engage your entire body than specialize in one movement? If so, Core and More is exactly what you are looking for! This quick hitting workout program will provide fun yet challenging exercises that will target all muscle groups. Gain muscle, improve balance, and lose weight as you go after that body that you deserve with Core and More!

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: July 23, 2015

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

Bryant Park Tai Chi is provided by the CK Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Jeremy Hubbell.

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55145e35cc67f.JPG Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: July 23, 2015

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Parks are becoming a logical alternative environment for those who want to add variety to their work outs, or who just don't like the gym. And, it's an affordable way to increase physical activity opportunities, because there's nothing special to build.

Exercise with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestows health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors for example gives your brain, psyche, and immune system an extra boost.

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions. Saturday morning walks begin at 8:30 a.m.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Pilates - The Full Body Core Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-pilates-the-full-body-core-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-pilates-the-full-body-core-workout Date: July 23, 2015

CLAY Health Club + Spa presents Strength, Power and Peace, a class sampler series for you to experience CLAY's integrated approach to fitness and wellness.

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 8:45 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 8:00 am 8:45 am 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570c865771f5.jpg Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river Date: July 23, 2015

The Poe Park Visitor Center in collaboration with NYC Parks and Partnership for Parks is pleased to present a group exhibition of contemporary photographs celebrating New York City’s oldest bridge, the High Bridge, which opened to the public on June 9th for the first time in 40 years. The exhibition, “High Bridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River,” will run from July 1 – July 25, 2015.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi for Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/tai-chi-for-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/tai-chi-for-beginners Date: July 23, 2015

Learn basic movements and Tai Chi moves that will improve your balance.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/yoga-class Date: July 23, 2015

This yoga class is led by Yoga Vida and is suitable for all levels. Drop-ins are welcome. Join us!

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Cardio & Strength]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-cardio-strength http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-cardio-strength Date: July 23, 2015

This Brick New York class will blend fast-paced cardio with interval body weight exercises creating lean muscle, a toned core and ultimately increasing flexibility through agility training.

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570bfe2cf1b3.jpg Fri, 05 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/learn-to-play-tennis-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/learn-to-play-tennis-beginners Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: Woodlawn Tennis Courts (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8966, -73.8786 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/fitness-walk Date: July 23, 2015

Join this free fitness walking program along the beautiful Joe Michaels Mile, adjacent to Little Neck Bay.

Adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

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

Location: Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 23, 2015

Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their contributions to landscape design and to the dynamism of the city through historical and contemporary photography, renderings, maps, artifcats, and memorabilia.

Landmarks include Central Park, Prospect Park, Fort Tryon, Morningside Park, Riverside Park, Verdi Square, Bryant Park and Eastern and Ocean Parkway.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Dance/Movement Class: Dances for a Variable Population]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/dancemovement-class-dances-for-a-variable-population http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/dancemovement-class-dances-for-a-variable-population Date: July 23, 2015

Dances for a Variable Population is a distinctive dance workshop program appropriate for older adults of all ages and abilities.

Wear comfortable clothes. Suitable for drop-ins. Join us!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Mon, 18 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: ArtFarm Animals]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-artfarm-animals http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-artfarm-animals Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:30 am 10:00 am 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570c0f132ddd.jpg Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

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

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5526aa65c4022.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: July 23, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-sports-experience Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

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

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

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

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/stretching-toning-relaxation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/stretching-toning-relaxation Date: July 23, 2015

The relaxation technique, somewhat like yoga, makes you feel as though you are floating on water.

You may experience yourself drifting in and out of sleep during the gentle and quiet sessions. You will gain a deeper sense of well-being and relaxation, with a better understanding of your body and how it feels. If you suffer migraines or back or neck pain, the instructor will advice you on the specific technique to alleviate the area of concern.

Mats and materials are provided. Come in loose and comfortable pants and clothing. Most people remove their shoes.

Get ready to have an amazing experience. This is a very popular class.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:48 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-exhibitions Date: July 23, 2015

Come see public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Yoga StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-yoga-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-yoga-storytime Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 10:00 am 10:30 am 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570beca6f3ef.jpg Fri, 05 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Children's Performance Series presents Josh & The Jamtones]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Enjoy an interactive dance party with Josh & The Jamtones. Boston based Josh and the Jamtones are an interactive dance party kids band, geared toward kids and parents of all ages. Their sound is a musical mash-up of artists like Bob Marley, the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and Jack Johnson all seamlessly blended into a Muppet-friendly musical cocktail.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55491e30f0d8b.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids: PuppetMobile's Brier Rabbit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-stage-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-stage-kids Date: July 23, 2015

The CityParks PuppetMobile’s original production, Tales of Brier Rabbit, follows the adventures of notorious trickster Brier Rabbit, who is once again up to no good. Deceiving and stealing from his fellow animal friends, Brier Rabbit thinks he’s much too clever to ever get caught. However, in this modern adaptation of the American folk tale, Brier Rabbit’s pals are on to his tricks, and set out to teach him a lesson he won’t soon forget!

CityParks PuppetMobile, one of the only traveling puppet theaters in the country, brings Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre productions and puppet-making workshops to all corners of the city, free of charge. Traveling the five boroughs in a PuppetMobile equipped with a stage and staff of professional puppeteers, the CityParks PuppetMobile brings entertainment to 50,000 children and families each year. Performances are held in parks, playgrounds, and recreation centers from April to October.

For more info visit the City Parks Foundation's website.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 10:30 am 12:00 pm 40.8837, -73.8815 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: The Ramble]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/central-park-tour-the-ramble http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/central-park-tour-the-ramble Date: July 23, 2015

Coined the 'wild garden' by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens. This truly is a place for the urban explorer to escape the city and get lost in nature.

Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include: the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.

The tour route involves hills, stairs, wood-chipped trails, and uneven terrain. The tour starts at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street) ends at Oak Bridge (West Side of the Ramble between 77th and 78th Streets).

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.7793, -73.9691 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55241420b51da.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Thrower Power]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-thrower-power http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-thrower-power Date: July 23, 2015

If power is your goal and explosiveness is your objective, then Thrower Power is your work out! Thrower Power is a program that includes circuit style workouts designed to enhance lower body explosive power, strength, and flexibility. Participants will to use a variety of weighted equipment designed to maximize their lower body movements. This “off-season” athletic workout will offer benefits to athletes of all kinds.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Rolie Polie Guacamole]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-rolie-polie-guacamole http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-rolie-polie-guacamole Date: July 23, 2015

A New York City favorite, Rolle Pollie Guacamole has been entertaining families for almost a decade with their bouncy, fun, and irresistible music.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570c8a2db706.jpg Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildflower Garden Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/wildflower-garden-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/wildflower-garden-tour Date: July 23, 2015

Come take a tour of our Wildflower Meadow!

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

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

All are welcome and no fee is required.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7849, -73.9358 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555a5aacaa415.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-lunchtime-jazz-with-the-new-school http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-lunchtime-jazz-with-the-new-school Date: July 23, 2015

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music students will provide the soundtrack for lunch in Union Square Park held every week at noon in the west side seating area.

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.7367, -73.9905 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557084c32248a.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 23, 2015

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/nature-exploration Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum Date: July 23, 2015

Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum admission, will be offered at 6:30 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Broadway in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/broadway-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/broadway-in-bryant-park Date: July 23, 2015

The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus surprises from other Broadway shows. Hosted by LiteFM DJs.

Performers to be announced soon. Please check Broadway in Bryant Park for more details. Presented by 106.7 LiteFM.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551593634916f.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/yoga-at-morrisjumel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/yoga-at-morrisjumel Date: July 23, 2015

Awesome Asana Yoga is an hour-long exercise in body stretching and mind cleansing taught by registered yoga teacher Chelsea Best. As Chelsea says, “Awesome Asana offers a unique yogic journey, linking breath with movement in a meditative Vinyasa Flow class style designed to awaken the spirit and bring the body and mind back to a place of peace.” The class is Open Level Vinyasa, and is moderately challenging.

MJM’s Awesome Asana is part of Chelsea’s “Localize Yoga” project, which aims to make yoga affordable and accessible – to present it “as a possibility, rather than as a luxury” – to the denizens of upper Manhattan. The class is $5, and mats, should you need one, are provided.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55301789374c7.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/learn-to-draw Date: July 23, 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 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Storytime for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-storytime Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570a9913e968.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: 14th Street Y and Pop Fit Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-14th-street-y-and-pop-fit-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-14th-street-y-and-pop-fit-kids Date: July 23, 2015

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

(Free: please check website to confirm event)

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557081810ddc0.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: 14th Street Y and PopFit Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-14th-street-y-and-popfit-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-14th-street-y-and-popfit-kids Date: July 23, 2015

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

(Free: please check website to confirm event)

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570aa79e0beb.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Bodies]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-bodies http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-bodies Date: July 23, 2015

Have you ever been sore after a night of dancing? If so, you’re not alone! Dancing is one of the best ways to work out and Breezy Bodies offers just that! By providing an atmosphere of upbeat dancing, Breezy Bodies with focus on cardiovascular fitness, coordination and strengthening of your core muscles. Feel the rhythm, feel the beat and feel yourself getting into shape by doing something that you love!

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Obstacle Course Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Insanity Workout with Sarah Elizondo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-insanity-workout-with-sarah-elizondo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-insanity-workout-with-sarah-elizondo Date: July 23, 2015

Insanity® is a total body workout that uses MAX interval training to increase your power in a short amount of time.

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7366, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570c966a1388.jpg Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Performance by Peridance Contemporary Dance Company]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-performance-by-peridance-contemporary-dance-company http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-performance-by-peridance-contemporary-dance-company Date: July 23, 2015

The Peridance Contemporary Dance Company performs an intimate preview performance of works that will appear in their upcoming season, choreographed by Igal Perry.

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570c907c59ae.jpg Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/zumba Date: July 23, 2015

Join the fun of working out to music!

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4151

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Adaptive Wheelchair Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/adaptive-wheelchair-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/adaptive-wheelchair-softball Date: July 23, 2015

Spring has arrived and so has wheelchair softball!

The team is looking forward to another successful and exciting season. We are also looking forward to meeting people of all ages to come join us and learn the game. Volunteers are, of course, welcome as well.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (631) 374-2337

Location: Bulova Park

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Q366 Bulova Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 5:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7631, -73.8922 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5541239580fdf.jpg Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: The Athlete's Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-the-athletes-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-the-athletes-workout Date: July 23, 2015

Crunch presents The Athlete’s Workout, designed for the athlete in all of us! Going from station to station, each station trains you to enjoy better fitness while improving speed, agility, and power—all necessary components to be the best athlete you can be.

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7366, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570b923539de.jpg Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Miles in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-miles-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-miles-in-the-park Date: July 23, 2015

Are you in the midst of training for a race? Or maybe you’re just getting started and need the motivation to continue? No matter what the reason or level, Miles in the Park can help you get your runs in each week. Let go of whatever is holding you back and break the barrier of your mind, this group running program will help you log miles like you never have before. We have a pace for everyone, so come join us and start logging those miles!

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/bryant-park-yoga Date: July 23, 2015

Perfect your downward dog under the trees at our 12th season of outdoor yoga classes, presented by Athleta with media support from Flavorpill. Mats are provided by Athleta - no need to bring your own!

Bryant Park Yoga also occurs on Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on the Upper Terrace.

RSVP online at http://yoga.bryantpark.org. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55146278e5ec2.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: An Evening Stroll in Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/central-park-tour-an-evening-stroll-in-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/central-park-tour-an-evening-stroll-in-central-park Date: July 23, 2015

Join us after work for an evening stroll in Central Park. Central Park Conservancy guides lead you on a casual walk from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace.

Learn about the Zoo, the Arsenal, Balto, The Mall, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, and the lake along the way on this tour designed for New York summer evenings. This tour will take place on Thursdays for 6 weeks only.

The tour route involves some stairs and a few inclines. Tour starts at Doris C. Freedman Plaza (Fifth Avenue and 60th Street).

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review these policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org. For more information, please review Central Park Conservancy's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

Location: Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7648, -73.9731 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557f12c1d1b7a.jpg Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks ADA25 Movie Nights in the Park: The Commute & Attack the Block]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/nyc-parks-ada25-movie-nights-in-the-park-the-commute-attack-the-block http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/nyc-parks-ada25-movie-nights-in-the-park-the-commute-attack-the-block Date: July 23, 2015

Come celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with NYC Parks!

The Commute documents professional wrestler Giant Bernard's 12,000-mile monthly journey from his home in the USA to the ring in Japan. Using an innovative fusion of image and sound, The Commute captures a family man's struggle to balance the brutal and the beautiful.

Attack the Block is a fast, funny, frightening action adventure movie that pits a teen gang against an invasion of savage alien monsters. It turns a London housing estate into a sci-fi playground. A tower block into a fortress under siege. And teenage street kids into heroes. It's inner city versus outer space.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7017, -73.9969 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55722379d13fe.png Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Syfy Movies with a View: Attack The Block]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/syfy-movies-with-a-view-attack-the-block http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/syfy-movies-with-a-view-attack-the-block Date: July 23, 2015

South London teenagers defend their neighborhood from malevolent extraterrestrials.

The evening begins with DJ Geko Jones and the short film double feature ADA Film The Commute and Pigeon Kings of Brooklyn, directed by Ram Devineni, Ashok Sinha and Martina Sönksen. Valet your bike for free with Transportation Alternatives when you arrive!

Music starts at 6:00 pm, movie begin at sundown.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7014, -73.9974 Tue, 26 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Bards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/free-arts-events http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/free-arts-events Date: July 23, 2015

Enjoy readings and performances by writers and artists born or residing in the Bronx.

Annie Rachele Lanzillotto (writer and performer)
Circa ’95 (Local Hip-Hop Duo)

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Bronx Community Garden

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2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.8328, -73.9268 Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT