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, 02 Jun 2015 03:34:20 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Book Club Discussion on The Iliad]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-the-iliad http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-the-iliad Date: June 30, 2015

Join us for a book club discussion on The Iliad by Homer, facilitated by Brian Staveley, author of The Providence of Fire .

Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.

Produced in partnership with Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA).

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 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation and Hatha Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/meditationtasha-valentin http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/meditationtasha-valentin Date: June 30, 2015

Join us and learn some basic Hatha Yoga techniques to initiate relaxation. Learn how to influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress. The focus of the class will be breathing, sound, and mindfullness.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 1:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 29 May 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knitting Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-knits http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-knits Date: June 30, 2015

Free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided.

Call Knitty City at (212) 787-5896 to register, or take a chance and drop by.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5514648a600c5.JPG Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Petit Zen Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/le-petit-zen-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/le-petit-zen-art Date: June 30, 2015

Through drawings, paintings and other techniques, adults will create miniature works (4"x6") or less of Zen art. The instructing artist will demonstrate how to create delicate works, using repeating strokes and patterns for a Zen experience.

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 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Chair Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/chair-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/chair-yoga Date: June 30, 2015

Learn how to adapt traditional yoga poses while sitting or standing with the support of a chair. Outdoor classes combine stretching, strengthening and breathing techniques designed to relieve stress, calm the mind and increase mobility. Led by a member from the Yoga for Bliss team, chair yoga is suitable for all ages, fitness levels and physical conditions.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8991, -73.9119 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5565fb0c53193.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/gallery-tour1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/gallery-tour1 Date: June 30, 2015

Join the Curatorial Fellow for a tour of current exhibitions.

In the main gallery, Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath–Force of Nature explores contemporary anxieties about the environment through painterly and sculptural depictions of natural disasters and their aftermath. The Sunroom Project Space hosts two site-specific installations that integrate the outdoors into the architecture of Glyndor House. Tamara Johnson extends the balustrade of the pergola into the Sun Porch, while Eto Otitigbe’s installation in the Sunroom gives sculptural form to his experience of Wave Hill’s grounds.

Tours take place Tuesdays and Saturdays at 2 p.m. This event is free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8989, -73.9119 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5565fd832173c.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion-arts-crafts Date: June 30, 2015

Union Square Park's playground isn't the only place kids can have fun in the park! Bring your little ones to The Pavilion in the North Plaza every Tuesday at 3 p.m. to explore fun new topics every month through arts and crafts!

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.7364, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552d22b9b8f61.jpg Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Bodies]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-bodies http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-bodies Date: June 30, 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 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-juggling1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-juggling1 Date: June 30, 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: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c40306ac5e.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: June 30, 2015

Join instructor Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!

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 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199bac73ff4.JPG Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Inwood Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/inwood-evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/inwood-evening-yoga Date: June 30, 2015

This yoga class is appropriate for all ages and abilities. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring your own mat and water. No class in case of rain. Please follow us on Facebook for most up-to-date weather info.

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 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555cb0afb5e5b.jpg Fri, 22 May 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Fitness with Maxie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie Date: June 30, 2015

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise with Latin dance steps.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.5948, -73.7509 Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry by Tina Chang, Tracy K. Smith, Brenda Shaughnessey, and Robin Schaer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry Date: June 30, 2015

Featuring Tina Chang, Tracy K. Smith, Brenda Shaughnessey, and Robin Schaer

Presented in partnership with Mark Doty

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 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Astoria LDC 2015 Independence Celebration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/waterfront-concert-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/waterfront-concert-series Date: June 30, 2015

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition presents its annual Independence Celebration featuring a special performance from West Point Band followed by a spectacular fireworks display by Grucci.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.7787, -73.9231 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/554b8e88a8c0e.jpg Thu, 21 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-open-gym http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-open-gym Date: June 30, 2015

This sport is similar to regular basketball but is played in a wheelchair. Participants must be physically disabled and able to play in a sports wheelchair. There are available sportschairs for use at the recreation center. This event is for adults and seniors.

Start time: 7:45 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 7:45 pm 9:30 pm 40.7515, -73.8344 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest Date: June 30, 2015

Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston (Newsroom, Law & Order, The Public’s King Lear) returns in The Tempest, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling. Exiled to a fantastical island, Prospero unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne and settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we are all “such stuff as dreams are made on.” Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Romeo and Juliet, Our Lady of Kibeho, If/Then, Next to Normal) directs.

Visit the Public Theater website for information on getting free tickets.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Tue, 26 May 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Washington Square Music Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/washington-square-music-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/washington-square-music-festival Date: June 30, 2015

Join us in Washington Square Park for the 57th season of the Washington Square Music Festival, with free al fresco concerts in the square!

Performers

  • Max Bruch: Septet for winds and strings (1849)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Septet


An Amplified Sound Permit has been issued for two hours for this event.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7305, -73.997 Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Movie Night: Despicable Me 2 (PG)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/summer-movie-night-despicable-me-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/summer-movie-night-despicable-me-2 Date: June 30, 2015

Free summer movies are here, brought to you by New York Restoration Project! Bring a picnic and blanket, and enjoy an evening under the stars.

At tonight's PG-rated film, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle.

Complimentary hot popcorn will be served. Movie begins between 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. at sunset.

Times subject to change. Visit NYRP Calendar before attending.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson Community Garden

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2015-06-30 2015-06-30 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.6845, -73.7808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55282bb35af3e.jpg Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue Date: July 1, 2015

Artist Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals (an iconic scientific image of individual atoms manipulated with a scanning tunneling microscope), snake skeletons, nests and constellations.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-01 2015-07-01 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55316a4e7ba86.jpg Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/yoga-class Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-sports-experience Date: July 1, 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 Bronx Borough Coordinator Christopher Suarez (click here to email him). See you there!

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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8772, -73.8768 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 1, 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 Brooklyn Borough Coordinator Manny Accimeus (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.6477, -74.0045 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-sports-experience2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-sports-experience2 Date: July 1, 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 Manhattan Borough Coordinator Anthony Traverso (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Field (in Chelsea Park)

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M011 Chelsea Park 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7502, -74.0016 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 1, 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 Borough Coordinator Lyle Johnson (click here to email him). 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7017, -73.7836 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Peepers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/greenbelt-peepers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/greenbelt-peepers Date: July 1, 2015

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

The program is for kids ages 2-3 year olds and their caregivers. Actiivies will take place indoors and outdoors (weather-permitting).

Registration is required. Space is limited. There will be no programming on July 1.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 03 Apr 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/kids-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/kids-yoga Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7308, -73.9963 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 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/2015/07/01/dancercise http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/dancercise Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Mary Pilon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-mary-pilon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-mary-pilon Date: July 1, 2015

Mary Pilon will discuss her book The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, & the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game and give us a look inside the bestselling book that chronicles the secret 80-year history of the famous board game.

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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle-To-Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/recycletoart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/recycletoart Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:13 EST
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Body Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Pump]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 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/2015/07/01/shapeup-nyc-glutes-in-gear-cardio-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/shapeup-nyc-glutes-in-gear-cardio-toning Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:17 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park July Ping Pong Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/bryant-park-july-ping-pong-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/bryant-park-july-ping-pong-tournament Date: July 1, 2015

Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

*Registration for each tournament will open one month in advance. USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551d7de2b84c1.JPG Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 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[Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199c9875bef.JPG Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Capoeira]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/family-capoeira http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/family-capoeira Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 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/2015/07/01/sunset-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/sunset-yoga Date: July 1, 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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 6:45 pm 8:00 pm 40.8621, -73.9333 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5372554ad5dfc.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba: Latin Dance Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/free-zumba-and-kukuwa http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/free-zumba-and-kukuwa Date: July 1, 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 3 & 17 and July 1, 15, and 29.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Brooklyn Community Garden

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2015-07-01 2015-07-01 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6921, -73.9553 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5566298f8948c.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: BookBash]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/bryant-park-reading-room-bookbash http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/bryant-park-reading-room-bookbash Date: July 1, 2015

Bring in your favorite book and prepare to leave it behind at the newest cart devoted to books - hand-picked by people like you!

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: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Jurassic Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show Date: July 1, 2015

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.

Summer on the Hudson programming is free to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 1-2 hours before the event. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be cancelled. Up to the minute cancelation information will be posted on our twitter @summeronhudson and if the event is canceled the Parks calendar website will be updated to reflect that (about 2 hours before the event/1 hour before wellness classes). No rain dates are scheduled. If attendance reaches maximum capacity management reserves the right to close participation. No rain dates are scheduled. If attendance reaches maximum capacity management reserves the right to close participation

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 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/550090da76c34.JPG Wed, 06 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest Date: July 1, 2015

Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston (Newsroom, Law & Order, The Public’s King Lear) returns in The Tempest, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling. Exiled to a fantastical island, Prospero unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne and settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we are all “such stuff as dreams are made on.” Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Romeo and Juliet, Our Lady of Kibeho, If/Then, Next to Normal) directs.

Visit the Public Theater website for information on getting free tickets.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Tue, 26 May 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Core and More]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-core-and-more http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-core-and-more Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 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[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 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[Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue Date: July 2, 2015

Artist Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals (an iconic scientific image of individual atoms manipulated with a scanning tunneling microscope), snake skeletons, nests and constellations.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-02 2015-07-02 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55316a4e7ba86.jpg Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi for Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/tai-chi-for-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/tai-chi-for-beginners Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 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/2015/07/02/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/yoga-class Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/fitness-walk Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Dance/Movement Class: Dances for a Variable Population]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/dancemovement-class-dances-for-a-variable-population http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/dancemovement-class-dances-for-a-variable-population Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Mon, 18 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Tree Tots]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/greenbelt-tree-tots http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/greenbelt-tree-tots Date: July 2, 2015

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. The program will take place indoors and outdoors [weather-permitting] for 3-4 year olds and their caregiver. Registration required. Space is limited. No program on 7/2.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: 718-351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 06 Apr 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/summer-sports-experience Date: July 2, 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 Bronx Borough Coordinator Christopher Suarez (click here to email him). See you there!

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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8772, -73.8768 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 2, 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 Brooklyn Borough Coordinator Manny Accimeus (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.6477, -74.0045 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/summer-sports-experience2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/summer-sports-experience2 Date: July 2, 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 Manhattan Borough Coordinator Anthony Traverso (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Field (in Chelsea Park)

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M011 Chelsea Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7502, -74.0016 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 2, 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 Borough Coordinator Lyle Johnson (click here to email him). 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7017, -73.7836 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/stretching-toning-relaxation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/stretching-toning-relaxation Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:48 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Children's Performance Series presents Moona Luna]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series Date: July 2, 2015

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

This event includes music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen! Stroller parking in designated area is mandatory.

Moona Luna is the kindie group that the New York Daily News says is providing “the missing soundtrack for bilingual/bicultural kids.” After making a splash on the family music scene with their accordion-driven, Latin-inspired debut album, Piñata Party (2011), Moona Luna delivered something fresh in its sophomore album, Vamos, Let's Go! (2013). Songwriter and bandleader, Sandra Velasquez, found inspiration in American pop hits of the 50’s and 60’s, and staying true to her bilingual mission, crafted Spanish and English lyrics for each song. Having bilingual lyrics is just the icing on the cake because the tunes are so finger-snapping good and cater to extremely wide audiences.

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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55491afc574b5.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Stories with Hamilton Fish Library]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/garden-stories-with-hamilton-fish-library http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/garden-stories-with-hamilton-fish-library Date: July 2, 2015

Enjoy monthly summer story time with Hamilton Fish Park Branch Library!

Please join us on the first Thursday of the month for stories for toddlers through five year olds.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 400-2042

Location: Siempre Verde Garden

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2015-07-02 2015-07-02 10:30 am 12:00 pm 40.72, -73.9839 Mon, 18 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Thrower Power]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-thrower-power http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-thrower-power Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Garden Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/waterfront-garden-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/waterfront-garden-tour Date: July 2, 2015

Take a tour of our waterfront garden! Located along the coast of the East River, the garden offers year-round beauty, from spring blooming daffodils and narcissus, to winter blooming witchhazel and amamellis.

Join an experienced member of our Horticulture Department and learn about the flowers that are growing on the island along the waterside. You will be able to enjoy breath-taking views of Manhattan while you explore the winding paths of our shade garden.

All are welcome and no fee is required. We will be meeting at the Randall's Island side of the 103rd St. footbridge. A Randall's Island Park Alliance staff member will be on site approximately 10 minutes prior to the tour to greet you.

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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7849, -73.9358 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555a56aeb40ff.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/nature-exploration Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/yoga-at-morrisjumel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/yoga-at-morrisjumel Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 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/2015/07/02/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/learn-to-draw Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Bodies]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-bodies http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-bodies Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 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/2015/07/02/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/garden-crew-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/garden-crew-training-session Date: July 2, 2015

The Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove. As part of the Garden Crew you will help redesign and plant garden beds, as well as weed, water, and dead-head in existing gardens. If you want to learn more about planting, pruning, weed identification and other horticultural techniques, join the Garden Crew in their weekly workdays.

*All participants are provided with monthly training sessions and asked to commit to at least three work days. Ongoing trainings and orientations are scheduled for the first work day of every month. For information about New York Restoration Project Crews or to register, email volunteer@nyrp.org.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 4:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.8611, -73.918 Fri, 22 May 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/zumba Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 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/2015/07/02/adaptive-wheelchair-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/adaptive-wheelchair-softball Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 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[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Miles in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-miles-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-miles-in-the-park Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Open Run Night at Icahn Stadium]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/open-run-night-at-icahn-stadium http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/open-run-night-at-icahn-stadium Date: July 2, 2015

Lace up your sneakers! Join us at Icahn Stadium, an IAAF-certified track, for the opportunity to train like an elite athlete. Whether you are an avid runner, a beginner, or a running club – all adults are welcome at this free event! Water provided.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7932, -73.9254 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551413a7b68e5.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/bryant-park-yoga Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55146278e5ec2.JPG Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse: She Stoops to Conquer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer Date: July 2, 2015

In this 18th century play by Oliver Goldsmith, wealthy countryman Mr. Hardcastle arranges for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a rich Londoner, hoping the pair will marry. Unfortunately, Marlow is nervous around upper-class women, yet the complete opposite around working-class women. On his first acquaintance with Kate, the latter realises she will have to pretend to be 'common', or Marlow will not woo her. Thus Kate 'stoops to conquer', by posing as a maid, hoping to put Marlow at his ease so he falls for her.

The mission of Hudson Warehouse is to present the classics in exciting productions inspired by our past and relevant to our present day.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 775-9837

Location: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.792, -73.979 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[The Real Diamond]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/the-real-diamond http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/the-real-diamond Date: July 2, 2015

Enjoy this amazing tribute to one of music greatest stars: Neil Diamond

Sponsored by Maspeth Federal Savings & Loan

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba Under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway Date: July 2, 2015

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance, which combines Latin and African dance steps.

Sponsored by Sweet and Low.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Seaside Playground

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Q422 Seaside Playground 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 7:30 pm 8:45 pm 40.5806, -73.8309 Wed, 06 May 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest Date: July 2, 2015

Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston (Newsroom, Law & Order, The Public’s King Lear) returns in The Tempest, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling. Exiled to a fantastical island, Prospero unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne and settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we are all “such stuff as dreams are made on.” Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Romeo and Juliet, Our Lady of Kibeho, If/Then, Next to Normal) directs.

Visit the Public Theater website for information on getting free tickets.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Tue, 26 May 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Good Morning America Summer Concert: Mika]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/good-morning-america-summer-concert-mika http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/good-morning-america-summer-concert-mika Date: July 3, 2015

The 2015 Summer Concert Series returns for the seventh year in Central Park, home of the SummerStage, where music’s biggest names will perform live every Friday.

Enjoy performances by Mika at Rumsey Playfield on Friday, July 10.

All concerts are free to the public and will take place live during "Good Morning America," Fridays from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. ET. Information on how to attend a summer concert in Central Park can be found with the full line-up on gmaconcerts.com.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.7728, -73.9702 Fri, 22 May 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance Date: July 3, 2015

Are you interested in building up your stamina? Do you have trouble maintaining your workout? If so, Going the Distance can help you! We’ll develop your endurance, strengthen your muscles and improve cardiovascular fitness while striving to promote a healthy lifestyle. Come check us out and find out what is means to go the Distance!

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 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 11 May 2015 17:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue Date: July 3, 2015

Artist Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals (an iconic scientific image of individual atoms manipulated with a scanning tunneling microscope), snake skeletons, nests and constellations.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-03 2015-07-03 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55316a4e7ba86.jpg Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Farmers Market Fridays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/farmers-market-friday http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/farmers-market-friday Date: July 3, 2015

Get fresh produce from the two local farms and Queens Botanical Garden's own urban farm at the farmers' market.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-03 2015-07-03 8:30 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Parents and I Chalk Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-parents-and-i-chalk-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-parents-and-i-chalk-art Date: July 3, 2015

Looking for an activity to participate in with your child? Come work together and collaborate as we develop their imagination and create one of a kind masterpieces. Along with their adult, children will create theme inspired chalk art that will promote creativity and utilize their imagination.

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 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/summer-sports-experience Date: July 3, 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 Bronx Borough Coordinator Christopher Suarez (click here to email him). See you there!

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 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8772, -73.8768 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 3, 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 Brooklyn Borough Coordinator Manny Accimeus (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.6477, -74.0045 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/summer-sports-experience2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/summer-sports-experience2 Date: July 3, 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 Manhattan Borough Coordinator Anthony Traverso (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Field (in Chelsea Park)

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M011 Chelsea Park 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7502, -74.0016 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 3, 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 Borough Coordinator Lyle Johnson (click here to email him). 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 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7017, -73.7836 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Story Time & Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/childrens-story-time-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/childrens-story-time-art Date: July 3, 2015

Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers. Children will create a work of art inspired by the stories to take home.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 10:00 am 10:30 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-boot-camp Date: July 3, 2015

Total Body Boot Camp is a full body, high intensity workout that will focus on improving overall fitness and building strength. Using light weights and body weight exercises, we’ll activate and develop primary muscle groups as well as secondary, less utilized muscles that get overlooked. By focusing on the entire body, Total Body Boot Camp will allow muscles to trigger simultaneously in order to optimize your results!

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 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 11 May 2015 17:00:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Class for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/tai-chiadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/tai-chiadults Date: July 3, 2015

Learn the correct Tai Chi walk, movement and breathing techniques for health, balance and well-being.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:19 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 3, 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 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning Date: July 3, 2015

An exercise class focusing on your core through a combination of strength, balance and toning exercises that raise the heart rate to burn calories and strengthen the cardio-respiratory system. Workout mat recommended.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:14 EST
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/nature-exploration Date: July 3, 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 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults Date: July 3, 2015

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

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/seasonal-crafts Date: July 3, 2015

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

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 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:16 EST
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Instructional Shot Put]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-instructional-shot-put http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-instructional-shot-put Date: July 3, 2015

Ever wonder what happens on the “field” during a track & field meet? Join us for a crash course as we introduce you to the Shot Put. This program is dedicated to teaching the explosive movements and techniques of some of the world’s most powerful athletes. Beginner to advanced throwers can benefit from this technical advancement. This program will target both Olympic techniques while observing safety in every aspect. All skills and techniques gathered within this program are transferrable to alternative sports and activities.

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 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 11 May 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Adaptive Wheelchair Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/wheelchair-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/wheelchair-softball Date: July 3, 2015

Wheelchair softball was born over 25 years ago in the Midwest by a few individuals with spinal cord injuries and lower extremity impairments, who still wanted to enjoy America's greatest pastime. These individuals needed to develop a way of playing that would allow easy maneuverability in a wheelchair and keep the fast pace of softball. Thus, a new game was born and played on hard surfaces, such as a parking lots, with a 16-inch softball, which allows wheelchair players to keep one hand one the wheelchair while catching a softball without a glove.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Patterson Playground

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X155 Patterson Playground 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8158, -73.9225 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5540f68657b03.jpg Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT