NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:00:03 GMT <![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 28, 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 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Abs Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/abs-work-out http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/abs-work-out Date: July 28, 2015

Exercise workout focusing on abs, especially strength training your core

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:15 EST
<![CDATA[Museum of the City of New York + NYC Parks Present: Free Family Programs!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/museum-of-the-city-of-new-york-nyc-parks-present-free-family-programs http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/museum-of-the-city-of-new-york-nyc-parks-present-free-family-programs Date: July 28, 2015

Join the Museum of the City of New York and NYC Parks for NYC history and art activities!

The Museum will be running family-friendly workshops at Cherry Tree Park, designed for kids ages 6-12. Children will learn about our city's rich history and have fun!

For more information on ac, please visit the Museum of the City of New York webpage. You can also email familyprograms@mcny.org.

This program is part of the mayor's Community Parks Initiative (CPI). Find out more by visiting the CPI webpage.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cherry Tree Park

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M215 Cherry Tree Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.78720092773437500, -73.94719696044922000 Wed, 08 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Book Club Discussion on Hamlet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-hamlet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-hamlet Date: July 28, 2015

Join us for a book club discussion on Hamlet by Shakespeare, facilitated by Max Gladstone, author of Full Fathom Five: A Novel of the Craft Sequence.

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 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness Date: July 28, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of flag football and fitness, including game play and exercise basics. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the park.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation and Hatha Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/meditationtasha-valentin http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/meditationtasha-valentin Date: July 28, 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 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 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/2015/07/28/bryant-park-knits http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bryant-park-knits Date: July 28, 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 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 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[Painting for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/painting-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/painting-for-kids Date: July 28, 2015

Have fun painting and seeing nature. Supplies will be provided.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.9001, -73.8722 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee Date: July 28, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of wiffle ball and ultimate frisbee, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-07-28 2015-07-28 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/training-728 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/training-728 Date: July 28, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Corner of McKibbon Street and Bogart Street, Brooklyn, 11206

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2015-07-28 2015-07-28 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70635992324100000, -73.93361091613800000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Chair Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/chair-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/chair-yoga Date: July 28, 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. All levels are welcome.

Classes are held indoors during inclement weather.

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 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559ff6ee053dd.jpg Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: July 28, 2015

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, and Yeou-Cheng Ma. Also on display is an interactive installation of handmade sea glass-like objects by artist M. J. Levy Dickson, as an homage to Helen Keller. On view Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. until May 2016.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 Date: July 28, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of flag football and fitness, including game play and exercise basics. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the park.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion-arts-crafts Date: July 28, 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 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 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[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 Date: July 28, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of wiffle ball and ultimate frisbee, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-07-28 2015-07-28 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bryant-park-juggling1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bryant-park-juggling1 Date: July 28, 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 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 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[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic Date: July 28, 2015

Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of basketball, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside and outside the center.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-07-28 2015-07-28 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness Date: July 28, 2015

Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of proper exercise and nutrition. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Wetlands Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/wetlands-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/wetlands-tour Date: July 28, 2015

Join us for a guided exploration of the restored wetlands on Randall’s Island! Participants can enjoy viewing beautiful wildflowers, birds, and other native wildlife while learning about some of the fascinating history that has shaped the natural areas on the Island.

Individuals and families are welcome; no fee is required. We will be meeting at the northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh, near the south end of Icahn Stadium. A Randall's Island Park Alliance staff member will be on site approximately 10 minutes prior to the tour to greet you.

For more information, please email melanie.delrosario@randallsisland.org.

Directions: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?usp=sharing&mid=zQcQdHuzMADI.kQZVA4H4DxqU

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.79159522763100000, -73.92558956146200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c4266347ca.jpg Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Euripides Summer Festival 2015: Hecuba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/new-york-euripides-summer-festival-2015-hecuba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/new-york-euripides-summer-festival-2015-hecuba Date: July 28, 2015

Hecuba, a former queen, is now a slave who must take justice in her own hands in revenge for the killing of her son. The story is a brilliant account of the unknown destiny of every human being, an examination of life's uncertainty, the aftermath of war, and how dreams can turn into nightmares.

This production is presented fully staged without intermission.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 868-4444

Location: The East River Park Amphitheater (in John V. Lindsay East River Park )

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M144 John V. Lindsay East River Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.7111, -73.9782 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579d4d2664b6.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Inwood Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/inwood-evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/inwood-evening-yoga Date: July 28, 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 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555cb0afb5e5b.jpg Fri, 22 May 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: July 28, 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!

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 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199bac73ff4.JPG Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/zumba-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/zumba-fitness Date: July 28, 2015

We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and world rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Mansion, Tennis Courts, Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8909, -73.8945 Fri, 05 Jun 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/arts-culture-fun-presents-dark-nights-bright-lights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/arts-culture-fun-presents-dark-nights-bright-lights Date: July 28, 2015

Join us for a lecture titled "Future of Manned Space Flight; Why it's Time to Go Back," by the Amateur Astronomers Association, followed by a rooftop screeing of Star Trek II.

In 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human ever to go into space. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin shattered limits again in 1969, when they became the first people to set foot on a second celestial body. In 2000, the first crew was sent up to the International Space Station. Although we continue to put humans in space, we have not taken a major innovative step forward in this area in over a decade. It's time for this to change. We're in need of the technological and scientific innovations that manned spaceflight provides, as well as a dose of inspiration - to get children believing that they can be the next Neil Armstrong...or Captain Kirk.

Dark Nights, Bright Lights is a new Arts, Culture & Fun series in partnership with the Amateur Astronomers Association. The AAA holds observing and educational events throughout the 5 boroughs, and beyond. Visit aaa.org to find out more and check out their calendar of upcoming events!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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2015-07-28 2015-07-28 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72953033447265600, -74.00550842285156000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5571a2f46522b.jpg Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry - Sibling Rivalry Press]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry Date: July 28, 2015

This event features the Poets of Sibling Rivalry Press: Jane Summer, Ralph Hamilton, Daniel Nathan Terry, and Priscilla Atkins.

Produced in partnership with Sibling Rivalry Press.

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Pilates With The Fitness Guru]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru Date: July 28, 2015

These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.

Limited mats are available at select classes. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. each evening. For more information, please visit the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's website.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70389938354492000, -73.99240112304688000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba in Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/zumba-in-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/zumba-in-westerleigh-park Date: July 28, 2015

Exercise in the park with music and dance.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 442-0336

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.61980056762695000, -74.13449859619140000 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[2015 Juniper Valley Park Summer Concert Series: 80s Tribute Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/2015-juniper-valley-park-summer-concert-series-80s-tribute-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/2015-juniper-valley-park-summer-concert-series-80s-tribute-night Date: July 28, 2015

80s tribute band, the White Wedding band performs tonight at Juniper Valley Park.

The Juniper Valley Park Concert Series is sponsored by NYC Parks, and Juniper Park Civic Association. Co-sponsors include the Juniper Valley Park Conservancy, Crifasi Real Estate, O'Neill's Restaurant, Queensboro UNICO, and Congresswoman Grace Meng.

The concert schedule and acts are subject to change. For latest concert information and weather updates call (718) 651-5865 or visit junipercivic.com.

Bring your own lawn chair.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 651-5865

Location: Juniper Valley Park 80th Street Entrance (in Juniper Valley Park)

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Q102 Juniper Valley Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.72150039672851600, -73.87650299072266000 Wed, 08 Jul 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/shakespeares-measure-for-measure-presented-by-ny-classical http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/shakespeares-measure-for-measure-presented-by-ny-classical Date: July 28, 2015

Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of his subjects. When his deputy sentences Claudio to death, the virtue and purity of his sister, Isabella, is the price she must pay to save her brother’s life. Measure for Measure is directed by artistic director Stephen Burdman.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 252-4531

Location: Castle Clinton (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.70365524291992000, -74.01675415039062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55ad019dbde49.JPG Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Fitness with Maxie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie Date: July 28, 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 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.5948, -73.7509 Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Sit Volleyball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/sit-volleyball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/sit-volleyball Date: July 28, 2015

Sitting volleyball competition is open to male and female athletes with physical disabilities such as amputation or limb loss, spinal cord injury, wheelchair-users, cerebral palsy, brain injury or stroke.

All are welcome!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.72010040283203000, -73.94999694824219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c110a1ab86.jpg Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Movie Night: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/summer-movie-night-how-to-train-your-dragon-2-pg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/summer-movie-night-how-to-train-your-dragon-2-pg Date: July 28, 2015

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

In tonight's PG-rated film, when Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. Prior to the film the cartoon classic One Froggy Evening will be shown.

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

Times subject to change. Visit NYRP Calendar before attending.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.8584, -73.9229 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55283093a2660.jpg Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/shakespeare-in-the-park-cymbeline http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/shakespeare-in-the-park-cymbeline Date: July 28, 2015

In the Shakespearean fairytale Cymbeline, Princess Imogen’s fidelity is put to the royal test when her disapproving father banishes her soul mate. Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.

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 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan (1982)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/grease http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/grease Date: July 28, 2015

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

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is considered by many fans to be the best of the Star Trek movies. With assistance from the USS Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk crosses the path of his old enemy Khan, who was the chief antagonist in the 1966 Trek TV episode "Space Seed". Leading a crew of near-savage space prisoners, Khan insinuates himself into the Genesis Project, which is designed to introduce living organisms on long-dead planets. Intending to harness this program for his own purposes, Khan engages in battle with the Enterprise crew.

Know Before You Go:

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

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

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 8:15 pm 10:30 pm 40.7296, -74.0054 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55524598bf9f2.jpg Thu, 28 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/movies-in-the-parks-big-hero-6 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/movies-in-the-parks-big-hero-6 Date: July 28, 2015

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

Big Hero 6 is about the special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Martin Luther King Playground (in Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground )

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M198 Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.8002, -73.9504 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558afbc1973bc.jpg Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/sunrise-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/sunrise-tai-chi Date: July 29, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.8617, -73.9335 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5531186d54443.jpg Fri, 22 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 29, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles Date: July 29, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/yoga-class Date: July 29, 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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc Date: July 29, 2015

The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages
5 – 12 (children must be 5 years old by 6/30/2015). Children’s imaginations and knowledge
blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit QBG’s engaging 39 acres, and
cook with the food they’ve grown!

Summer I — Mondays & Wednesdays, July 6–August 19, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 6–August 19: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 6–July 29: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 3–19: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Summer II — Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7–August 20, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 7–August 20: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 7–July 30: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 4–20: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Discounts apply to Family level memberships and above. Registration for this program is required.

NOTE: Summer Monday/Wednesday lessons and activities are repeated in the Tuesday/Thursday sessions. Please sign up for only one, not both.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f6510654c5.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates Date: July 29, 2015

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

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

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8893, -73.8982 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 29, 2015

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

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

CLOSED: SEPT 3, 4, and 7th.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997070000, -73.97129821777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 29, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park Date: July 29, 2015

Please note that volunteer registration for this site is full.

This It’s My Park season, volunteers from Gateway Counseling Center will be cleaning and raking at St Mary's Park.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4641

Location: St. Mary's Park

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.81169891357422000, -73.91259765625000000 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/track-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/track-and-field-for-kids Date: July 29, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Betsy Head Memorial Playground (in Betsy Head Park)

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B008 Betsy Head Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.66270065307617000, -73.91329956054688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c28fda1c0f.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/track-and-field-for-kids1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/track-and-field-for-kids1 Date: July 29, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Middletown Rd & Stadium Ave (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.84852218627930000, -73.81987762451172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d33cf5825e.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/tack-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/tack-and-field-for-kids Date: July 29, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d41c3931e0.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/track-and-field-for-kids2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/track-and-field-for-kids2 Date: July 29, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Victory Field (in Forest Park),Myrtle Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.70140075683594000, -73.85299682617188000; 40.70249938964844000, -73.85510253906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d45c376a51.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/track-and-field-for-kids3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/track-and-field-for-kids3 Date: July 29, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d71ef43225.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors1 Date: July 29, 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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors Date: July 29, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: July 29, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

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

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5526aa65c4022.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-exhibitions Date: July 29, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/kids-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/kids-yoga Date: July 29, 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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7308, -73.9963 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/treescount-2015-training-session Date: July 29, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Foch Blvd and 155th Street, Queens

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2015-07-29 2015-07-29 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.68202117553800000, -73.78840684890700000 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-sports-experience4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-sports-experience4 Date: July 29, 2015

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

Recommended for kids ages 6-13.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0296

Location: Basketball courts at 175th and Amsterdam (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.84455631671100000, -73.93316042423200000 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-sports-experience Date: July 29, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

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

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 29, 2015

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

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

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature Date: July 29, 2015

This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park. Find out what used to be and what might have been.

This exhibition has been arranged by the Tottenville Historical Society.

Lenape Gallery hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., closed Sunday and holidays, free admission.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a3ef10558b8.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[The Reading Circle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/the-reading-circle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/the-reading-circle Date: July 29, 2015

Volunteers and authors read to children and encourage the children to read throughout the summer. Bring a blanket and your children. We will bring the books and fun literacy-related art projects.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Northwest lawn (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 10:30 am 12:30 pm 40.80541610717773400, -73.94432830810547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a92c9931050.jpg Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Fun for the Wee Ones]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-fun-for-the-wee-ones http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-fun-for-the-wee-ones Date: July 29, 2015

Join us for stories, nature explorations, wading pool fishing, and sprinkler fun in the Greenbelt. For ages 2 - 4.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: July 29, 2015

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and some stairs. Tour starts inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.7655, -73.9722 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54f4c41408d16.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk Date: July 29, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Hip Pickles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/hip-pickles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/hip-pickles Date: July 29, 2015

Hip Pickles bring an exciting blend of high energy drumming, vocals, electronics, hip choreography, humor and interactive audience participation that your kids are sure to love.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7433, -73.8514 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Dancercise]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/dancercise http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/dancercise Date: July 29, 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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Wayne "Superius" Garland: Magician, Ventriloquist, Comedian]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/wayne-superius-garland-magician-ventriloquist-comedian http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/wayne-superius-garland-magician-ventriloquist-comedian Date: July 29, 2015

Children will love this magical presentation starring Wayne "Superius" Garland, the original hip hop magician, ventriloquist, and comedian.

Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach)

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Q164 Rockaway Beach 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5829, -73.8173 Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:00:08 EST
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/treescount-2015-training-session Date: July 29, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 107th Avenue and 160th Street, Queens

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2015-07-29 2015-07-29 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.69726647171400000, -73.79441499710100000 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk1 Date: July 29, 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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 29, 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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Colin Quinn]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-colin-quinn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-colin-quinn Date: July 29, 2015

Colin Quinn will discuss his book The Coloring Book: A Comedian Solves Race Relations in America, a laugh-out-loud look into why we tiptoe around the very subject we should be celebrating – diversity.

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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey Date: July 29, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of basketball and street hockey, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness Date: July 29, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of flag football and fitness, including game play and exercise basics. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the park.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekday Weed Warriors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/weekday-weed-warriors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/weekday-weed-warriors Date: July 29, 2015

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

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

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories in the Garden: Flutterby Butterfly]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/stories-in-the-garden-flutterby-butterfly http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/stories-in-the-garden-flutterby-butterfly Date: July 29, 2015

Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature tales. These stories—classics and more—come to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs and puppetry. In the summer, the flower gardens come to life with flittering, fluttering butterflies and moths.

Join us as we read stories and have fun with a movement piece about the lifecycle of these colorful creatures. This week’s books: Butterfly, Butterfly by Peter Horácek, The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, and How to Hide a Butterfly by Ruth Heller.

Programs are held outdoors in good weather; in Wave Hill House in inclement weather. Ideal for children ages three to six with an adult.

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: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a568e5ecf4b.jpg Tue, 14 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee Date: July 29, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of wiffle ball and ultimate frisbee, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-07-29 2015-07-29 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball Date: July 29, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of flag football and softball, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-07-29 2015-07-29 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Children's Garden Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-childrens-garden-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/summer-childrens-garden-program Date: July 29, 2015

Children ages 7-12 are invited to a fun-filled afternoon to explore the garden and connect with nature.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4462

Location: Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park)

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B047 Highland Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.68289947509800000, -73.88790130615200000 Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle-To-Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/recycletoart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/recycletoart Date: July 29, 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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:13 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 Date: July 29, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of basketball and street hockey, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 Date: July 29, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of flag football and fitness, including game play and exercise basics. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the park.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling Date: July 29, 2015

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

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

Visit us at this site or elsewhere:

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

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Martin Luther King Playground (in Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground )

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M198 Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.80020141601562500, -73.95040130615234000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 Date: July 29, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of flag football and softball, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-07-29 2015-07-29 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 Date: July 29, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of wiffle ball and ultimate frisbee, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-07-29 2015-07-29 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Body Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt Date: July 29, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Body Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt1 Date: July 29, 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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Pump]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump1 Date: July 29, 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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Pump]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump Date: July 29, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bryant-park-kubb-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bryant-park-kubb-tournament Date: July 29, 2015

Kubb takes over the lawn during our single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments. Pre-register with a group of up to 6 players; registration opens one month before the tournament and please check Tournaments in Bryant Park for registration details. On-site registration starts at 5:30pm if space allows.

Please check in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:00pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 5:50pm.

Read up on the rules here.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551d5a02e6ca3.JPG Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park Date: July 29, 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 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 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[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness Date: July 29, 2015

Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of proper exercise and nutrition. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic Date: July 29, 2015

Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of basketball, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside and outside the center.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis Date: July 29, 2015

Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of billiards and table tennis, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness Date: July 29, 2015

Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of proper exercise and nutrition. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Hatha Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/sunset-hatha-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/sunset-hatha-yoga Date: July 29, 2015

Enjoy restorative sessions of hatha yoga while surrounded by the natural beauty of Wave Hill on a summer evening. Decrease stress and increase your energy by focusing on your posture, breath and your mind/body/spirit. Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss Director Neem Dewji, and other qualified instructors. Ms. Dewji is certified in Hatha and Therapeutic Yoga from The Yoga for Health Foundation, England, and the Integral Yoga Institute, NYC. All levels welcome. Classes held indoors during inclement weather.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:00 pm 7:15 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a023127d885.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Alice in Wonderland]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/alice-in-wonderland http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/alice-in-wonderland Date: July 29, 2015

Enjoy this enchanting classic fairy tale with a modern twist, presented by Patty Cake Theatre.

Please bring a blanket or a low chair.

Sponsored by Council Member Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.684, -73.8856 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Lecture: Seneca Village and Central Park, Unearthing a Forgotten African-American Community]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/lecture-seneca-village-and-central-park-unearthing-a-forgotten-africanamerican-community http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/lecture-seneca-village-and-central-park-unearthing-a-forgotten-africanamerican-community Date: July 29, 2015

Seneca Village was Manhattan’s first significant community of African-American property owners, once located on acreage in today’s Central Park. The Whiteheads, nineteenth century landowners, subdivided their land into subplots for sale. These land transactions laid the foundation for the development of this substantial community that contained three churches, several cemeteries, a school, and home structures for nearly 300 residents. The community was in existence from 1825 through 1856, when it was razed to make way for the Park. In the late 1990s through 2011, contemporary scholars, archaeologists, preservationists, civic activists, and community board members became interested in its history, and sought evidence to uphold the new narrative. In this talk, come hear about the process and progress of the recent public history efforts to help New Yorkers, and history buffs far and wide, gain a broader understanding of this important New York City story.

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

Admission is free for all related programs but space is limited. To RSVP, email artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.76720046997070000, -73.97129821777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579add7b6fed.jpg Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Euripides Summer Festival 2015: Hecuba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/new-york-euripides-summer-festival-2015-hecuba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/new-york-euripides-summer-festival-2015-hecuba Date: July 29, 2015

Hecuba, a former queen, is now a slave who must take justice in her own hands in revenge for the killing of her son. The story is a brilliant account of the unknown destiny of every human being, an examination of life's uncertainty, the aftermath of war, and how dreams can turn into nightmares.

This production is presented fully staged without intermission.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 868-4444

Location: The East River Park Amphitheater (in John V. Lindsay East River Park )

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M144 John V. Lindsay East River Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.7111, -73.9782 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579d4d2664b6.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature in a Nutshell]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/nature-in-a-nutshell http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/nature-in-a-nutshell Date: July 29, 2015

Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a short, sunset stroll in the gardens and really get to know some of our resident flora and fauna. Encounter a different specimen each week, learn some fun facts and become familiar with its distinguishing features.

Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Drop-ins accommodated as space permits. Free with admission to the grounds, but registration recommended, online at wavehill.org or at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Start time: 6:15 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:15 pm 7:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a0240017e3f.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Garden Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/sunset-garden-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/sunset-garden-walk Date: July 29, 2015

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights on a summer, sunset evening. Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a025ed1a6c6.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Wednesday Night Tours: New York Harbor Ferries, Past & Present]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/wednesday-night-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/wednesday-night-tours Date: July 29, 2015

Learn how New Yorkers got around before the bridges and tunnels, and how ferries are still an important and growing part of our transportation infrastructure.

New York Harbor both binds and separates the cities, boroughs, and neighborhoods that lie along its shores, and for centuries, ferries have helped get New Yorkers where they needed to go. Although bridges and tunnels, marvels of architecture and engineering, now connect the city, an increasing number of people are returning to waterborne transportation, which is opening up new opportunities and creating new challenges for the city’s future development.

From the vantage point of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Andrew Gustafson of Turnstile Tours will explore where the first steam-powered ferries set off, and where the future of New York ferry service is headed.

Tour Guide: Andrew Gustafson, Turnstile Tours.

Purchase tickets here. Tickets are nonrefundable.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.70270156860400000, -73.99530029296900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55943f82a33b5.jpg Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT