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 Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:06:02 GMT <![CDATA[Celebrate Brooklyn: Taylor Mac: The 20th Century Abridged]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/celebrate-brooklyn-taylor-mac-the-20th-century-abridged http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/celebrate-brooklyn-taylor-mac-the-20th-century-abridged Date: August 1, 2015

For his very special Celebrate Brooklyn! debut, Taylor Mac will present a supercharged slice of his 24-Decade History of Popular Music project: a politically-knowing, enormous of spirit, and outrageously entertaining romp through 100 years of culture as seen through songs that range from Tin Pan Alley to the birth of rock ‘n’ roll to disco and beyond.

Special guests include the Brooklyn United Marching BandB, a gaggle of burlesque dancers, and maybe a few surprises.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Bandshell (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.66299819946289000, -73.97660064697266000 Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/shakespeare-in-the-park-cymbeline http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/shakespeare-in-the-park-cymbeline Date: August 1, 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 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Astronomy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/astronomy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/astronomy Date: August 1, 2015

The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City Parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe the night sky.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.89110183715820000, -73.89399719238281000 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night: Bongo Barbershop & 5 Grandmasters]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/movie-night-bongo-barbershop-5-grandmasters http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/movie-night-bongo-barbershop-5-grandmasters Date: August 1, 2015

Watch two short films about musical hip-hop and b-boy culture presented as a part of Arts in the Gardens movie night. Films include: Bongo Barbershop (2005, Not Rated) & The Way of The B-Boy (5 Grandmasters) (2014, Not Rated)

Films will begin between 8:00 and 9:00pm at sunset. The movies will be followed by a short discussion with the director, Charlie Ahearn.

“Bongo Barbershop”

An East African MC, Balozi Dola, wanders into a Bronx barbershop on his pilgrimage to find “the real hip hop” and has a rhyme match with the legendary Grand Master Caz with Dola answering with a rhyme in his native African Swahili. “Bongo” is the Swahili expression for “Brain”.

“5 Grand Masters”

A hardcore BBoy Battle movie by Charlie Ahearn (director of Wild Style)- with DJ Grand Wizard Theodore and Mr. Freeze UBC with 70’s kungfu flick flavor - Filmed at the legendary Renzo Gracie Academy. The Ultimate B Boy Championship 3 - Backed by JBJ Mgt.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Willis Avenue Community Garden

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2015-08-01 2015-08-01 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.81219863891601600, -73.92019653320312000 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Godzilla (1998)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/movies-in-the-parks-godzilla-2014 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/movies-in-the-parks-godzilla-2014 Date: August 1, 2015

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

Matthew Broderick stars as Dr. Niko Tatopoulos. Watch him face off against the biggest reptile ever in an attempt to save New York City! Rated PG - 13.

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) 639-9675

Location: Grandview Playground

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R068 Grandview Playground 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.63087011813500000, -74.16449878780800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d79a27e5f9.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/movies-in-the-parks-hunger-games-mockingjay-part-1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/movies-in-the-parks-hunger-games-mockingjay-part-1 Date: August 1, 2015

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

In Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, this sequel finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) faced with a decision after Quarter Quell. Katniss is now in District 13. Heeding the advice of her friend, she takes a journey to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson). Meanwhile, the relationship between Katniss and President Coin (Julianne Moore) could cause more destruction than she knows. Rated PG-13.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. 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) 639-9675

Location: Irving Square Park

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B049 Irving Square Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.69250106811523400, -73.90920257568360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a3de38941bb.jpg Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 2, 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 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 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[Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi Date: August 2, 2015

Join Silvana Pizzuti at the gorgeous Soldier's and Sailor's Monument on Sunday mornings to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.792, -73.979 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5519865d5488f.JPG Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc Date: August 2, 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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2015-08-02 2015-08-02 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f6510654c5.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays Date: August 2, 2015

The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program is a two-hour adventure, which includes both low and high elements. The Adventure Course is open for individuals, small groups of friend, and family.

Space is Limited. Open to ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton required. Sneakers required. For the months of July and August pre-registration is required. Please visit www.nycgovparks.org/programs/rangers/registration to enter your name into the lottery.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7428, -73.7359 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5508a1ad5dcb1.JPG Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Marvelous Mushrooms]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/family-art-project-marvelous-mushrooms http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/family-art-project-marvelous-mushrooms Date: August 2, 2015

Go on a hunt for mushrooms and be inspired to create your own glowing garden with fluorescent paints. Test it out under a cool black light as we create a group, fungi-planetarium. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b25af5efe0e.jpg Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Dog Days of Summer Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/dog-days-of-summer-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/dog-days-of-summer-hike Date: August 2, 2015

Hike with your canine companion before the heat of the day. Learn the trails on this moderate/easy hike through the woods and make new friends.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.5845, -74.1251 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 2, 2015

Arrive ready to count some trees! This is a free event, with wheels and tablets provided, but you will need your census gear pack and voluntreer badge from your training event. You will be signing in with your user name and password, so please have that readily available.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 42 Macombs Place

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2015-08-02 2015-08-02 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.82639600000000000, -73.93821500000000000 Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Hatha Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/hatha-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/hatha-yoga Date: August 2, 2015

Reduce stress, increase your energy, and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body. and spirit with a yoga practice. Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem Dewji and other certified 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 are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 459-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 10:00 am 11:15 am 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559eccb302368.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: August 2, 2015

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558872f31cc30.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/summer-exhibitions Date: August 2, 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 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 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[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/training-82 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/training-82 Date: August 2, 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. You will be signing in with your user name so please have that handy.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Webster Avenue and E 233rd Street

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2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.89541355450000000, -73.86378765110000000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga for Gardeners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/yoga-for-gardeners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/yoga-for-gardeners Date: August 2, 2015

While we carefully tend to our plants' health, self-care can get short shrift.

Every gardener can avoid strain and injuries by practicing a few simple asanas. This class is for people of all ages and abilities. Bring a yoga mat or large towel.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Shiloh Garden

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2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.68629837036133000, -73.94519805908203000 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/waterfront-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/waterfront-walks Date: August 2, 2015

Learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, the park's sustainable design, and how it came to life during these park tours led by docents.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: August 2, 2015

Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours led by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy docents.

Tours are first-come, first-served.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7017, -73.9969 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Checkmate 101]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/checkmate-101 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/checkmate-101 Date: August 2, 2015

Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level!

Best for beginners; limited boards are available.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/discovery-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/discovery-day Date: August 2, 2015

Spectacular landscapes and panoramic views await you.

Come to Freshkills Park for an opportunity to discover the trails and hills of the landfill-to-park project! We’re opening up the future North Park and miles of additional interior trails for walking, bicycling, jogging, and exploring this summer.

Kayak Staten Island will lead a free kayaking program from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Fresh Kill and Main Creek waterways, bicycles will be available for riding around the trails and naturalist tours will be offered. A bus to the scenic overlook will run throughout the day. Visitors are also encouraged to bring their own cameras to photograph the park in progress, pack a picnic, or purchase food and non-alcoholic beverages from event food trucks.

Shuttles into the site will run continuously from the parking area at Wild Avenue to the creek of North Park, and on a scheduled basis from St. George Ferry Terminal. Visitors, including bicycle riders and dog owners, can enter the site directly at 350 Wild Avenue and do not need to take a shuttle.

All ages. Free. The site will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the last entrance at 3:30 p.m. Visit freshkillspark.org/event/discovery-day to find out more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 788-8277

Location: Freshkills Park Event Entrance

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2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.58599853515625000, -74.19180297851562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555506f837f75.jpg Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Food Truck Rally]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/food-truck-rally http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/food-truck-rally Date: August 2, 2015

The Prospect Park Alliance and Dispatch NY present a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Tai Chi in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/free-tai-chi-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/free-tai-chi-in-the-park Date: August 2, 2015

Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5588738eb3b02.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Brower Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/its-my-park-at-brower-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/its-my-park-at-brower-park Date: August 2, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds. Please bring your own work gloves. There will be additional opportunities to get involved in Brower Park by connecting with group leaders. We look forward to caring for Brower Park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-6991

Location: Brower Park

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B012 Brower Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.67359924316406000, -73.94309997558594000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Smorgasburg]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/smorgasburg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/smorgasburg Date: August 2, 2015

Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to quinoa falafel.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.6947, -74.0016 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Pier Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/pier-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/pier-kids Date: August 2, 2015

Sing, act, dance, and draw! Join us for a weekly family celebration of the arts. Engaging activities will vary each week and will be followed by art projects from Private Picassos.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559438484d17c.png Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ranger's Choice: Highbridge Park History]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/rangers-choice-highbridge-park-history http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/rangers-choice-highbridge-park-history Date: August 2, 2015

NYC Parks' bright and talented Urban Park Rangers are what make our Weekend Adventure programs so amazing.

Named after New York City's oldest bridge, Highbridge Park is home to an unusual geologic makeup and an early engineering marvel that greets visitors who stroll the pathways north and south. Let the Rangers guide you through the park as these stories are told. Space is limited and registration is required. To register, please visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 22nd.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Highbridge Park

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.84439086914062500, -73.93161010742188000 Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Living with Urban Coyotes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/living-with-urban-coyotes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/living-with-urban-coyotes Date: August 2, 2015

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals; its the perfect activity for any age. This program will teach you about the basics of coyote biology and the best tips for co-existing and living together with coyotes in our urban environment.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.85160064697265600, -73.82659912109375000 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/meditation Date: August 2, 2015

Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices. Each session, led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem Dewji and other qualified instructors, includes instruction in simple techniques, followed by guided meditations. Sessions are held indoors.

All levels are welcome.

Start time: 11:45 am

End time: 12:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:45 am 12:45 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 Thu, 09 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Performance Festival: Nature in the City (Billy B)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/family-performance-festival-nature-in-the-city-billy-b http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/family-performance-festival-nature-in-the-city-billy-b Date: August 2, 2015

Become a tree, a bird, or a bee as you dance and sing along with Billy B, the natural science and dance man! You'll learn and sing about everything from nature in the city, biodiversity, energy (and not just the kind you get from sugar!), the importance of trees in our world, and Central Park, of course!

This family-friendly program is free. All ages are welcome. Please RSVP to let us know your coming.

This program takes place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or heat index above 95 degrees).

View the full schedule for the Family Performance Festival

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 208-4111

Location: The Great Hill (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.7977, -73.9587 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Time After Time Capsule Public Art Event]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/time-after-time-capsule-public-art-event http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/time-after-time-capsule-public-art-event Date: August 2, 2015

The participatory art project by Sebastian Masuda "Time After Time Capsule" is on view in New York City at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza.
Please bring your happy, colorful items and add your objects to the time capsule.

The Time After Time Capsule is part of an ongoing, multi-city participatory project with like capsules displayed last year in Miami, this year in New York and Amsterdam, and future cities are currently under consideration. In each location, the artist plans a series of children and family workshops collaborating with the project’s community to create colorful objects using their personal items and cute objects from 6%DOKIDOKI. The objects created by the participants will be inserted into the capsule sculpture coloring the work as more items are added throughout the duration of the installation. All will be united in 2020 in Tokyo to mark the Tokyo Olympics, bringing together the contained memories from all the participating cities.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Hammarskjold Plaza (in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza)

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M203C Dag Hammarskjold Plaza 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.7523, -73.9689 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570ae6ed3067.jpg Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 Date: August 2, 2015

The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building. The program is two-hour adventure which includes both low and high elements. The Adventure Course is open for individuals, small groups of friends, and family.

Space is Limited. Open to ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton required. Sneakers required. For the months of July and August pre-registration is required. Please visit http://www.nycgovparks.org/programs/rangers/registration to enter your name into the lottery.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.7428, -73.7359 Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/yoga-at-morrisjumel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/yoga-at-morrisjumel Date: August 2, 2015

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55301789374c7.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/forest-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/forest-crew Date: August 2, 2015

The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees.

As part of the Forest Crew, you will learn basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques, and an overview of New York Restoration Project's approach to urban reforestation. Anyone interested in forest ecology, invasive plant removal, and urban forests should join the Forest Crew in their work every Sunday morning. New members must attend a training and orientation the first Sunday of every month.

New York Restoration Project crews meet every week to work on ongoing projects and maintenance in their respective areas of Sherman Creek Park and Highbridge Park. All participants are provided with monthly training sessions and asked to commit to at least 3 work days. Ongoing trainings and orientations are scheduled for the first work day of every month. For more information about NYRP Crews or to register, please email volunteer@nyrp.org.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 291-6436

Location: Highbridge Park

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.8444, -73.9316 Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Historic New York: Fort Totten]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/historic-new-york-fort-totten http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/historic-new-york-fort-totten Date: August 2, 2015

Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city's long history. Historic New York programs highlight the history of selected neighborhoods or parks. A pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress, Fort Totten Park provides a fascinating glimpse in New York's past.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.79520034790039000, -73.77839660644531000 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/garden-walking-tour-in-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/garden-walking-tour-in-fort-tryon-park Date: August 2, 2015

Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons." Take a walking tour of the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park. Discover which plants are in bloom in each of the seasons, even in the dead of winter. Learn about the gardens' history, future, and secrets from a member of Fort Tryon's expert horticulture staff.

These tours are wheelchair accessible but persons with mobility issues may find them challenging because of the park's many steep paths.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8606, -73.9338 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:45 EST
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/garden-highlights-walk Date: August 2, 2015

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

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 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559ed7161f086.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Famoro Diobate & Kakande]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/harlem-meer-performance-festival-famoro-diobate-kakande http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/harlem-meer-performance-festival-famoro-diobate-kakande Date: August 2, 2015

Master griot Famoro Diobate and his band Kakande bring West African musical traditions, with a twist, to the Harlem Meer!

Click here for more information on this event.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Cido The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/free-kidentertainment-cido-the-clown-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/free-kidentertainment-cido-the-clown-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park Date: August 2, 2015

Every Sunday, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and another one at 4:00 p.m.

About Fantasy Forest: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park is located in the Flushing Meadows Corona Park, next to The Queens Zoo. Fantasy Forest is home to The Flushing Meadows Carousel, The Corona Cobra Coaster, and other fun attractions and games.

About Cido The Clown: Having entertained children for over 10 years, Cido is a member of the World Clown Association and Clowns of America International. From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest. This clown magic show is sure to be fun for all!

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel, ride other attractions and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b6b14f4149c.JPG Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Arts Ensemble: Concerts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/bronx-arts-ensemble-conerts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/bronx-arts-ensemble-conerts Date: August 2, 2015

The Bronx Arts Ensemble is a professional performance ensemble with a year-round schedule of chamber music and orchestral concerts, as well as special programs for families and a full arts-in-education program for schools.

Drawing on its Local 802 (A.F.M.) contract, the Bronx Arts Ensemble’s players are among the finest freelance musicians in New York. With the flexibility of performing as a small group or full symphony, the Bronx Arts Ensemble presents 100 concerts annually that reach an audience of over 50,000.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-7399

Location: Rockwood Drive Circle (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.9008, -73.8932 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: The Ramble]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/central-park-tour-the-ramble http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/central-park-tour-the-ramble Date: August 2, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.7793, -73.9691 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55241420b51da.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/bryant-park-shakespeare-romeo-and-juliet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/bryant-park-shakespeare-romeo-and-juliet Date: August 2, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.

May 15 - 31: The Two Gentlemen of Verona
July 17 - August 2: Romeo and Juliet
September 4 - 20: The Taming of the Shrew

All are free and open to the public. Performances on Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30 - 8:30p.m. and Sundays from 2:00 - 4:00p.m.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55157b0441099.png Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage: Nação Zumbi / Nation Beat’s Carnival Caravan feat. Cha Wa / DJ sets by Vinil Pompéia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/summerstage-nao-zumbi-nation-beats-carnival-caravan-feat-cha-wa-dj-sets-by-vinil-pompia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/summerstage-nao-zumbi-nation-beats-carnival-caravan-feat-cha-wa-dj-sets-by-vinil-pompia Date: August 2, 2015

Nação Zumbi
Twenty years ago, one of the most important groups in Brazil launched its first record, Da Lama ao Caos. The debut album by Chico Science & Nação Zumbi was a milestone for a group of friends, that by creating a scene, started a movement that ultimately destabilized the axis of musical production in Brazil. Their second album, Afrociberdelia, was launched in June 1996, but in less than a year, the band – and the world – would lose their front man Chico Science. Despite the huge blow, it wasn’t the end. Nação Zumbi reestablished itself and ever since has reinvented themselves year after year, and album after album. Having released six studio albums, Nação Zumbi brings manguebeat to life, and continues to be one of the most influential and respected Brazilian music bands today.

Nation Beat’s Carnival Caravan feat. Cha Wa
Carnival Caravan is a new collaborative touring concept featuring Brazilan-American group Nation Beat and New Orleans band Cha Wa. The goal? To incorporate Brazilian, New Orleans and related music, dance and art into a show that explores the cultural exchange between North and South America. Nation Beat’s Scott Kettner and Cha Wa’s Joe Gelini met in New Orleans on Mardi Gras Day in front of Big Chief Monk Boudreaux’s house awaiting the Golden Eagle Tribe. As Scott & Joe paraded with the Golden Eagles to the legendary corner of Second & Dryades they began a musical dialogue that became the inspiration for this musical collaboration. Its no surprise that even though they were playing instruments & rhythms from separate continents, the message was the same. It became clear there was a musical & cultural connection that was understood without words.

Vinil Pompéia
Do you remember when, back in the days, friends used to get together around record players to listen to new music releases and enjoy the deep sounds coming out of the vinyl? For most people this is the past, but not for the popular radio show, “Vinil Pompéia”. Featuring Chiquitito Corazon, Brig82 and Camilo Fyahman, the vinyl only radio show, aims to bring back the ritual of playing vinyl. “Vinil Pompéia” brings a diverse musical selection and precious tips about the record culture through the hosts and many special guests. The show proved to be so popular on the air, that it has come out of the virtual world and onto the dance floor. The “Vinil Pompéia” team travels around Brazil playing parties with the quality at the edge of the needle, as people say. Whether in the virtual or real world, “Vinil Pompéia” is becoming an oasis for vinyl lovers and everyone who appreciates good music.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 2:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.77279663085937500, -73.97016906738281000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55bb9d4adc45c.jpg Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Book Talk & Signing by Arleen Mercorella]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/arleen-mercorella-book-talk-signing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/arleen-mercorella-book-talk-signing Date: August 2, 2015

Written candidly by Frances’s daughter, Arleen Mercorella, A Matter of Survival: The Story of Frances is a testament to the ability to overcome life’s challenges—a true inspiration for those facing hardships of any type in their lives. Born to Italian immigrants in 1917; Frances’ father resented her for being a girl, and her mother resented her for being born at all. And when a rift in the family left the girl and her mother alone and penniless, things managed to get even worse: she was taken away to an orphanage, left in the care of stern nuns who never offered the hysterically crying six-year-old an ounce of comfort. This inspiring true story documents the incredible life of Frances, and how she has faced each instance of adversity and prejudice in her life armed with sweetness and grace.

Arleen Mercorella was born and raised in Queens, New York. In addition to her experiences in the business world, Arleen also completed several college writing courses, leading her to develop a style of her own and find success in a variety of business writing projects. Arleen also became a licensed New York City tour guide and started her own company out of her love for New York City and her passion for knowledge. For the past five years, Arleen and her husband have been retired and living in the Wilmington area of North Carolina.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647 ext. 14

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

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55919be78d87b.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: August 2, 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 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Hike and Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/hike-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/hike-draw Date: August 2, 2015

Join artist Lovie Pignata. Supplies will be provided. Please bring a light chair you can carry on the trails.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.8837, -73.8815 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Total Body Conditioning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/total-body-conditioning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/total-body-conditioning Date: August 2, 2015

Join this waterfront workout; limited mats are available at select classes.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Cido The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/cido-the-clown-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/cido-the-clown-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park Date: August 2, 2015

This performance begins promptly at 4 p.m.

Every Sunday, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and another one at 4:00 p.m.

About Fantasy Forest: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park is located in the Flushing Meadows Corona Park, next to The Queens Zoo. Fantasy Forest is home to The Flushing Meadows Carousel, The Corona Cobra Coaster, and other fun attractions and games.

About Cido The Clown: Having entertained children for over 10 years, Cido is a member of the World Clown Association and Clowns of America International. From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest. This clown magic show is sure to be fun for all!

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel, ride other attractions and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b6b14f4149c.JPG Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/zumba Date: August 2, 2015

Join this waterfront workout; limited mats are available at select classes.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 4:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Hip to Hip Theatre Company: The Merry Wives of Windsor]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/hip-to-hop-theatre-company-the-merry-wives-of-windsor http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/hip-to-hop-theatre-company-the-merry-wives-of-windsor Date: August 2, 2015

Shakespeare’s farce about courtship, jealousy, and friendship features one of the most beloved comedic characters of all time. Sir John Falstaff, banished to Windsor and running out of money, devises what he thinks is a fool-proof plan – seduce the wives of the two richest men in town. Unfortunately for him, the women immediately see through his scheme and proceed to turn the tables on him. Meanwhile, mayhem ensues as three suitors vie to marry the local heiress.

There will be a “Kids & The Classics” activity at 4:30 p.m. The Merry Wives of Windsor performance takes place from 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 5:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse: Titus Andronicus]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/hudson-warehouse-presents-titus-andronicus http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/hudson-warehouse-presents-titus-andronicus Date: August 2, 2015

The play is set during the latter days of the Roman Empire and tells the fictional story of Titus, a general in the Roman army, who is engaged in a cycle of revenge with Tamora, Queen of the Goths. It is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work and traditionally was one of his least respected plays. Although it was extremely popular in its day, by the later seventeenth century it had fallen out of favour. In the Victorian era, it was disapproved of primarily because of what was considered to be a distasteful use of graphic violence, but from around the middle of the twentieth century its reputation began to improve.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 775-9837

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.792, -73.979 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Reel Harlem Film Festival: Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/reel-harlem-film-festival-mr-dynamite-the-rise-of-james-brown http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/reel-harlem-film-festival-mr-dynamite-the-rise-of-james-brown Date: August 2, 2015

Hailed as the definitive documentary on James Brown, this film offers an in-depth look at the life of the legendary rhythm and blues musician from his early years in South Carolina, to his efforts during the civil rights movement. Before the show there will be a soul ttrain tribute to James Brown with DJ Esenxce and Chris Rob & Friends.

For rain location information please call (212) 340-1874.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0249

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.80450057983398400, -73.94370269775390000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559458ca4f876.jpg Wed, 08 Jul 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/shakespeares-measure-for-measure-presented-by-ny-classical http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/shakespeares-measure-for-measure-presented-by-ny-classical Date: August 2, 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 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 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[Movies in the Parks: Jurassic Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/movies-in-the-parks-jurassic-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/movies-in-the-parks-jurassic-park Date: August 2, 2015

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

When an incident results in the death of an employee, Jurassic Park owner John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) brings in three specialists to sign off on the park to calm investors. The specialists, paleontologist Alan Grant (Sam Neill), paleobotanist Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern), and chaos theorist Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum), are surprised to see the island park's main attraction are living, breathing dinosaurs, created with a mixture of fossilized DNA and genetic cross-breeding/cloning. However, when lead programmer Dennis Nedry (Wayne Knight) shuts down the park's power to sneak out with samples of the dinosaur embryos to sell to a corporate rival, the dinosaurs break free, and the survivors are forced to find a way to turn the power back on and make it out alive. The film also stars Bob Peck, Martin Ferrero, Ariana Richards, Joseph Mazzello, and Samuel L. Jackson.

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 or smoking. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:45 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8935

Location: West Lawn (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 8:45 pm 10:30 pm 40.64865564562600000, -74.00588154792800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b90c31982f8.jpg Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 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/2015/08/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8893, -73.8982 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-sports-experience1 Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc Date: August 3, 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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2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f6510654c5.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: August 3, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Adventures in Time Summer History Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp Date: August 3, 2015

Play fun activities that focus on the history of those who lived and worked here during the Colonial and Revolutionary War era.

Suitable for ages 6 - 12.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-3344

Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.89114379882812500, -73.89489746093750000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids1 Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.66270065307617000, -73.91329956054688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c28fda1c0f.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids2 Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.84852218627930000, -73.81987762451172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d33cf5825e.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/tack-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/tack-and-field-for-kids Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 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/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids4 Date: August 3, 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: East River Park Track House (in John V. Lindsay East River Park )

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M144 John V. Lindsay East River Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.72129821777344000, -73.97440338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d3f6d30a88.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids5 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids5 Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 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 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids8 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids8 Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d71ef43225.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.81169891357422000, -73.91259765625000000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 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[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 3, 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: Broadway between Henderson and Richmond Terrace (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.63935812732700000, -74.11782503128100000 Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Broadway Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/broadway-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/broadway-dance Date: August 3, 2015

Brooklyn resident James Martinelli’s Cardio Dance and Range of Movement workout offers improved strength and increased flexibility.

Set to swinging show tunes, this class is appropriate for anyone who wants a safe, effective and fun workout. Sneakers are a must.

Registration begins at 9:30 am each morning.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Play Turf (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.69990473149900000, -73.99961662292500000 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 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[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-sports-experience Date: August 3, 2015

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

To get started, please register by email with Queens 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-sports-experience3 Date: August 3, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids 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: Manhattan Avenue & West 112th Street (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.80199813842773400, -73.95999908447266000 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-exhibitions Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 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[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[EcoCrafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/ecocrafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/ecocrafts Date: August 3, 2015

Recycle used and natural materials into new creations at Classic Playground. Projects include wearable crafts, repurposed items, and creative ways to look at nature.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Van Cortlandt Classic Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8852, -73.8905 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/central-park-tour-belvederes-kingdom http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/central-park-tour-belvederes-kingdom Date: August 3, 2015

Built as a folly and completed in 1872, Belvedere Castle offers grand views of the landscape it dominates just west of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved highlights, including Belvedere Castle, Shakespeare Garden, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk, commonly known as Cleopatra's Needle.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. Tour starts and ends at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street)

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our 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 our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.7793, -73.9691 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/530fef2612e4a.jpg Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Language Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bryant-park-language-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bryant-park-language-classes Date: August 3, 2015

Ciao! Ola! Konnichiwa! Hola!

Bryant Park speaks Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, and Spanish this summer with free classes from inlingua. Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season.

If you find that registration for the class you'd like to take is full, take a chance and drop by! We have been able to accommodate walk-ins at some of our summer classes.

Start time: 11:45 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 11:45 am 12:30 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c5dcbae1f1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bryant-park-juggling Date: August 3, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks - James Dean]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bryant-park-reading-room-reel-talks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bryant-park-reading-room-reel-talks Date: August 3, 2015

Lively and entertaining commentary on James Dean, with resident film expert Scott Adlerberg and author Jim Baker.

In case of rain, Word for Word Reel Talks will be canceled

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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/garden-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/garden-camp Date: August 3, 2015

Morris-Jumel Gardner Karen Waltuch will lead a week-long, hands-on tutorial on all things gardening, from planting to cultivation to basic botanical science. Parent or chaperone must accompany child the entire duration of program.

Enrollment is $10 per parent/chaperone. Advanced registration is required. Call (212) 923-8008 or email education@morrisjumel.org.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 12:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 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 Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball Date: August 3, 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: Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields),Hunts Point Recreation Center

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X260 Julio Carballo Fields 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81560134887695000, -73.88919830322266000; 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 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 Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 Date: August 3, 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: Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields),Hunts Point Recreation Center

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X260 Julio Carballo Fields 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81560134887695000, -73.88919830322266000; 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance Date: August 3, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Marathon Man]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival-marathon-man http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival-marathon-man Date: August 3, 2015

Come on out to the park to find the schedule and get into the movie-going mood with free popcorn and activities, courtesy of Bank of America.

Dustin Hoffman stars in this harrowing thriller, directed by John Schlesinger, as a Columbia grad student and runner who gets mixed up with international intrigue, stolen diamonds, a government agent (Roy Scheider) who is his brother, and a Nazi war criminal (Laurence Olivier) with a penchant for oral surgery.

The lawn opens at 5:00 p.m. for blankets and picnicking. Films begin at sunset (typically between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.).

All packages, bags, briefcases, backpacks, etc. subject to inspection.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 5:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55148198cfaa7.JPG Thu, 28 May 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Total Body Burn]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/shape-up-nyc-total-body-burn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/shape-up-nyc-total-body-burn Date: August 3, 2015

Total Body Burn is an intermediate level class which consists of aerobics, a full body workout that helps with balance, muscle strength, and endurance. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis Date: August 3, 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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness Date: August 3, 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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2015-08-03 2015-08-03 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/family-drumming-west-african-drum-and-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/family-drumming-west-african-drum-and-dance Date: August 3, 2015

Join us for this dance class. All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. You can also bring your own drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teachers playing for the class. African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance. Get fit while becoming more musical!

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 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87279891967773400, -73.91950225830078000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555cade5a330e.jpg Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Dance Fitness Under the Trees]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/dance-fitness-under-the-trees http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/dance-fitness-under-the-trees Date: August 3, 2015

Come enjoy a healthy dance fitness session with Zayna Perkins of Core III (AFAA certified). Please bring water and a towel and wear sneakers. No mat is needed, as this is a standing exercise only. Appropriate for all ages.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: First Quincy Street Community Garden

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2015-08-03 2015-08-03 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.68790054321300000, -73.94429779052700000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Fresh Air Fitness: Fit Walk on Hudson Pier]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/fresh-air-fitness-fit-walk-on-hudson-pier http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/fresh-air-fitness-fit-walk-on-hudson-pier Date: August 3, 2015

Enjoy our guided fitness classes, led by staff from NYC Parks' Tony Dapolito Recreation Center.

In Fit Walk, take a journey up Hudson Pier. The route will take you past beautiful parts of Hudson River and downtown Manhattan. Make new friends, burn calories and enjoy the scenery!

Want more Fresh Air Fitness? Click here to view all the classes.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Hudson River Park's Pier 40

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2015-08-03 2015-08-03 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72919845581055000, -74.01080322265625000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Books Beneath The Bridge]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/books-beneath-the-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/books-beneath-the-bridge Date: August 3, 2015

WORD is delighted to be returning to the Books Beneath the Bridge reading series with two wonderful fantasy novelists. Naomi Novik and Peter V. Brett will be reading, answering questions and, of course, signing books.

Naomi Novik is the New York Times bestselling author of the Temeraire series. Her new book, Uprooted, is a story of magic, wizards, intrigue, friendship, and love. Peter V. Brett is the author of the Demon Cycle novels, the most recent of which is The Skull Throne.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.70193862915039000, -73.99747467041016000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Baywatch Dance Fusion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/baywatch-dance-fusion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/baywatch-dance-fusion Date: August 3, 2015

This dance fitness class is infused with a variety of dance styles including, hip hop, reggae dancehall, Salsa, African dance and more.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (516) 439-8940

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series 2015: Annual Gospel Night - Ricky Dillard & The New G.]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/martin-luther-king-jr-concert-series-2015-annual-gospel-night-ricky-dillard-the-new-g http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/martin-luther-king-jr-concert-series-2015-annual-gospel-night-ricky-dillard-the-new-g Date: August 3, 2015

Enjoy a performance by Grammy-Award nominated gospel group Ricky Dillard & The New G, featuring the Christian Cultural Center Choir.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series is free to the public. There are limited seats in the general seating area, available on a first-come, first-served basis. The public is encouraged to bring their own chairs. Performers are subject to change without notice. Check the Brooklyn Concerts website or call the concert for updates at (718) 222-0600, or listen to WBLS-FM 107.5.

Hosted by Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 222-0600

Location: Wingate Park

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B254 Wingate Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.65859985351562500, -73.94429779052734000 Wed, 08 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Dead Poets Society]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/movies-under-the-starsdead-poets-society http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/movies-under-the-starsdead-poets-society Date: August 3, 2015

In this film, English teacher John Keating inspires his students to discover their love for poetry and seize the day.

Rain date is Tuesday evening. These events are sponsored by City Council District 23 funds. Movies will begin at 8:00 pm except on August 31st which will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-6452

Location: Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.72980117797851600, -73.77359771728516000 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:00:05 EDT