NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:06:09 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: July 23, 2015

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

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

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55145e35cc67f.JPG Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Pilates - The Full Body Core Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-pilates-the-full-body-core-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-pilates-the-full-body-core-workout Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 8:45 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 8:00 am 8:45 am 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570c865771f5.jpg Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi for Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/tai-chi-for-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/tai-chi-for-beginners Date: July 23, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river Date: July 23, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/yoga-class Date: July 23, 2015

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570bfe2cf1b3.jpg Fri, 05 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/learn-to-play-tennis-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/learn-to-play-tennis-beginners Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: Woodlawn Tennis Courts (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8966, -73.8786 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/fitness-walk Date: July 23, 2015

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

Adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

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

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Dance/Movement Class: Dances for a Variable Population]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/dancemovement-class-dances-for-a-variable-population http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/dancemovement-class-dances-for-a-variable-population Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

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

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

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

Volunteer Description

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

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

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

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/summer-exhibitions Date: July 23, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 10:30 am 12:00 pm 40.8837, -73.8815 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Thrower Power]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-thrower-power http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-thrower-power Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: The Ramble]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/central-park-tour-the-ramble http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/central-park-tour-the-ramble Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.7793, -73.9691 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55241420b51da.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Rolie Polie Guacamole]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-rolie-polie-guacamole http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-rolie-polie-guacamole Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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

Come take a tour of our Wildflower Meadow!

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

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

All are welcome and no fee is required.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone:

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

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.7367, -73.9905 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557084c32248a.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum Date: July 23, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Broadway in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/broadway-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/broadway-in-bryant-park Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55301789374c7.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/learn-to-draw Date: July 23, 2015

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Storytime for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-storytime Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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

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

(Free: please check website to confirm event)

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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

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

(Free: please check website to confirm event)

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/zumba Date: July 23, 2015

Join the fun of working out to music!

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4151

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Insanity Workout with Sarah Elizondo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-insanity-workout-with-sarah-elizondo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-insanity-workout-with-sarah-elizondo Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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

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

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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

Spring has arrived and so has wheelchair softball!

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

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (631) 374-2337

Location: Bulova Park

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Q366 Bulova Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 5:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7631, -73.8922 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5541239580fdf.jpg Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/kayaking Date: July 23, 2015

Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.

Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 5:30 pm 6:45 pm 40.69935162327900000, -73.99811458587600000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks ADA25 Movie Nights in the Park: The Commute & Attack the Block]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/nyc-parks-ada25-movie-nights-in-the-park-the-commute-attack-the-block http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/nyc-parks-ada25-movie-nights-in-the-park-the-commute-attack-the-block Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7017, -73.9969 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55722379d13fe.png Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Miles in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-miles-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-miles-in-the-park Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: The Athlete's Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-the-athletes-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-the-athletes-workout Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7366, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570b923539de.jpg Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/bryant-park-yoga Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

Location: Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7648, -73.9731 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557f12c1d1b7a.jpg Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Bards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/free-arts-events http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/free-arts-events Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Bronx Community Garden

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2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.8328, -73.9268 Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Syfy Movies with a View: Attack The Block]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/syfy-movies-with-a-view-attack-the-block http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/syfy-movies-with-a-view-attack-the-block Date: July 23, 2015

South London teenagers defend their neighborhood from malevolent extraterrestrials.

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7014, -73.9974 Tue, 26 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Barefoot Dancing: Kotchegna (African Dance)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/barefoot-dancing-kotchegna-african-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/barefoot-dancing-kotchegna-african-dance Date: July 23, 2015

Performing in elaborate masks to the explosive percussion of a corps of brilliant drummers, Kotchegna Dance Company brings to life the ancient stories and legends of Africa’s Ivory Coast.

Kotchegna is rapidly establishing itself as one of the most exciting African troupes in the United States. Noteworthy past engagements include The Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival, The Philadelphia International Children’s Festival, and Minnesota’s Ordway Theatre.

For more info visit their website.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.8911, -73.8949 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse: She Stoops to Conquer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 775-9837

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.792, -73.979 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Inwood Shakespeare Festival: Henry IV]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/inwood-shakespeare-festival-henry-iv http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/inwood-shakespeare-festival-henry-iv Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 567-5255

Location: The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.8744, -73.9205 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558469256aaba.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/shakespeares-the-merry-wives-of-windsor http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/shakespeares-the-merry-wives-of-windsor Date: July 23, 2015

The Hip to Hip Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's work.

Sponsored by Cord Meyer Development Corporation. A kids program begins at 7:00 p.m. and the main performance starts at 7:30 p.m.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

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

Location: 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7713, -73.7653 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Brazilian Burn & Firm Pilates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-brazilian-burn-firm-pilates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-brazilian-burn-firm-pilates Date: July 23, 2015

We’re taking it to Brazil in this unique Pilates-inspired workout that will shimmy your waistline and tighten your boom boom. Feel the burn while you firm, as you work your muscles more efficiently by combining Pilates-inspired standing moves with light hand weights and traditional Pilates mat exercises on the floor.

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7366, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570c9e3e49ac.jpg Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[WBO Summer Talent Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/wbo-summer-talent-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/wbo-summer-talent-show Date: July 23, 2015

Showcase your talent! We are looking for singers, dancers, jugglers, comedians—anything that entertains! This event is open to the public and if you are interested in performing please contact carmen.quarles@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.8769, -73.8765 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5581f8960c8f7.png Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Writers Workshop - Short Story 1.0]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/bryant-park-reading-room-writers-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/bryant-park-reading-room-writers-workshop Date: July 23, 2015

Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at these writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.

Facilitated by: Miranda McLeod, Master of Fine Arts, New York University

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Disco Inferno]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/disco-inferno http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/disco-inferno Date: July 23, 2015

Put on your boogie shoes and enjoy the music that still makes people get up and shake their groove things!

Sponsored by The Forest Park Trust.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Michael Patrick's Ring of Fire Band]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/waterfront-concert-series-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/waterfront-concert-series-2015 Date: July 23, 2015

Michael Patrick's Ring of Fire Band is a band from central New Jersey. Inspired by traditional folk, country, rockabilly, bluegrass, gospel, roots, and rock, their tribute show will honor and pay homage to one of their musical icons - Mr. Johnny Cash!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.7787, -73.9231 Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba Under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway Date: July 23, 2015

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

Sponsored by Sweet and Low.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Seaside Playground

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Q422 Seaside Playground 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 7:30 pm 8:45 pm 40.5806, -73.8309 Wed, 06 May 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Tempest by William Shakespeare]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/the-tempest-by-william-shakespeare http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/the-tempest-by-william-shakespeare Date: July 23, 2015

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80450057983398400, -73.94370269775390000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55916ef42ce87.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Breakfast at Tiffany's]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/hunters-point-park-south-movie-breakfast-at-tiffanys http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/hunters-point-park-south-movie-breakfast-at-tiffanys Date: July 23, 2015

Hunters Point Parks Conservancy and the real estate company Nestseekers bring Breafast at Tiffany's to the LIC Waterfront.

The movie is about a flighty young New York social butterfly who becomes complicatedly smitten with a young man in her apartment building.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.7431, -73.9603 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5581c05eb146e.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Saturday Night Fever]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/movies-in-the-parks-saturday-night-fever http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/23/movies-in-the-parks-saturday-night-fever Date: July 23, 2015

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

Step back into the 70s for this classic movie featuring John Travolta. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: John J Carty Park

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B210W John J Carty Park 2015-07-23 2015-07-23 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.61330032348633000, -74.03019714355469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558b0cfdc07db.jpg Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Good Morning America Summer Concert: Nicki Minaj]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/good-morning-america-summer-concert-nicki-minaj http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/good-morning-america-summer-concert-nicki-minaj Date: July 24, 2015

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

Nicki Minaj takes the stage at Rumsey Playfield on Friday, July 24.

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.7728, -73.9702 Fri, 22 May 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 24, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance Date: July 24, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 11 May 2015 17:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river Date: July 24, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Farmers Market Fridays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/farmers-market-friday http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/farmers-market-friday Date: July 24, 2015

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-24 2015-07-24 8:30 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 24, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 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[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 24, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Parents and I Chalk Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-parents-and-i-chalk-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-parents-and-i-chalk-art Date: July 24, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 24, 2015

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

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

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/summer-exhibitions Date: July 24, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/summer-sports-experience Date: July 24, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

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

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Story Time & Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/childrens-story-time-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/childrens-story-time-art Date: July 24, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 10:00 am 10:30 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 24, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.7691, -73.9741 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557b40985853e.jpg Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-boot-camp Date: July 24, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 11 May 2015 17:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Class for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/tai-chiadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/tai-chiadults Date: July 24, 2015

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

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:19 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning Date: July 24, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:14 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 24, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 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[It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/its-my-park-at-wolfes-pond-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/its-my-park-at-wolfes-pond-park Date: July 24, 2015

This it's My Park season, please join the New York Public Interest Research Group as they clean along the shoreline of Wolfe's Pond Park. They are looking for volunteers to help clean up the debris that washes up on the beach. We look forward to a great day of cleaning Wolfe's Pond Park!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (973) 818-8636

Location: Chester Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park)

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.52059936523437500, -74.18399810791016000 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/nature-exploration Date: July 24, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Sleigh Bells in July]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/sleigh-bells-in-july http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/sleigh-bells-in-july Date: July 24, 2015

Join us for a reading of Sleigh Bells in Springtime: Frogs Calling, in honor of the 5th anniversary of its publication. For ages 4 and up.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 1:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults Date: July 24, 2015

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

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/seasonal-crafts Date: July 24, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:16 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/central-park-tour-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/central-park-tour-north-woods Date: July 24, 2015

The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.

Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include: Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.

The tour route involves hills, stairs, and uneven terrain. Tour starts at the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues), and ends at the Pool (103rd Street and Central Park West)

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 these Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557b43cca7060.jpg Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! Training in Great Kills]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/training-724 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/training-724 Date: July 24, 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! You will be signing in with your username so please have that handy.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Giffords Lane & Woodlands Ave.

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2015-07-24 2015-07-24 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.55515662920000000, -74.15209293370000000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Instructional Shot Put]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-instructional-shot-put http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-instructional-shot-put Date: July 24, 2015

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 11 May 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Adaptive Wheelchair Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/wheelchair-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/wheelchair-softball Date: July 24, 2015

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Patterson Playground

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X155 Patterson Playground 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8158, -73.9225 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5540f68657b03.jpg Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in Bryant Park: Romeo and Juliet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/shakespeare-in-bryant-park-romeo-and-juliet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/shakespeare-in-bryant-park-romeo-and-juliet Date: July 24, 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 occur on Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30 - 8:30p.m. and Sundays from 2:00 - 4:00p.m.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55157a2bbde34.png Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse: She Stoops to Conquer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer Date: July 24, 2015

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 775-9837

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.792, -73.979 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Inwood Shakespeare Festival: Henry IV]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/inwood-shakespeare-festival-henry-iv http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/inwood-shakespeare-festival-henry-iv Date: July 24, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 567-5255

Location: The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.8744, -73.9205 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558469256aaba.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Karaoke on the Boardwalk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/karaoke-on-the-boardwalk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/karaoke-on-the-boardwalk Date: July 24, 2015

Brought to you by Deno's Wonder Wheel.

Enjoy singing karaoke with family and friends! Then watch the fireworks illuminate the sky!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 372-2592

Location: In front of Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park

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2015-07-24 2015-07-24 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.5733, -73.9793 Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Cruel Summer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/lola-stars-dreamland-roller-disco-party-lets-get-physical1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/lola-stars-dreamland-roller-disco-party-lets-get-physical1 Date: July 24, 2015

The Lefrak Center at Lakeside will host themed DJ Roller Disco Dancing. Each Friday night showcases a new theme from 70s Glitter to 80s Glam, dazzling performers, kitschy contests, giveaways and more!

Lola Star and her fabulous array of guests and performers will get you moving every Friday night at Lakeside.

Tonight's theme: Cruel Summer. Prizes will be given out for those that sparkle the brightest.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the Dreamland Roller Disco website.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 462-0040

Location: Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.6573, -73.9637 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555f4d7007221.JPG Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Back to the Future (1985)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/arts-culture-fun-city-classics-back-to-the-future-1985 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/arts-culture-fun-city-classics-back-to-the-future-1985 Date: July 24, 2015

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

1980s teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is transported back in time to 1955 where he accidentally changes the course of history through a series of comic misadventures and finds he must return things to the way they were, back to the future.

The movie is shown outside so bring a chair or blanket. Space is limited and admission is on a first come-first serve basis. Recreational activities begin at 7:30pm. Movie will be shown at dusk.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 263-1163

Location: Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

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Q401 Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 7:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.7322, -73.8652 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556737cd74a6d.jpg Thu, 28 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Tempest by William Shakespeare]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/the-tempest-by-william-shakespeare http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/the-tempest-by-william-shakespeare Date: July 24, 2015

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80450057983398400, -73.94370269775390000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55916ef42ce87.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Films on the Green: La Dérive by Paula Delsol]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/films-on-the-green-la-derive-by-paula-delsol http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/films-on-the-green-la-derive-by-paula-delsol Date: July 24, 2015

Films on the Green 2015 presents a rare screening of La Dérive in Transmitter Park, Brooklyn.

In this film, Jacquie, a beautiful young girl, returns home in the South of France. There, she regretfully re-assimilates to a life with her childhood friends, stay-at-home mother and unhappily married sister. She drifts from lover to lover in the process of shredding the social conventions that dictate a life of submission and resignation.

Film in French with English subtitles

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 439-1425

Location: Transmitter Park (in WNYC Transmitter Park)

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B385 WNYC Transmitter Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.7298, -73.9607 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5543dac3c030e.jpg Mon, 04 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Cinderella (1950)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/movies-in-the-parks-cinderella http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/movies-in-the-parks-cinderella Date: July 24, 2015

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

Relive the magic of Walt Disney's classic animated version of Cinderella. This wonderful movie features the songs "Cinderelly," "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes," and "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo." First released in 1950, it's just as captivating today.

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5593fda87d18b.jpg Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Coney Island Fireworks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/coney-island-fireworks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/24/coney-island-fireworks Date: July 24, 2015

Enjoy free fireworks every Friday from June 19th through August 21st, 2015. For the best seating, locate yourself on the boardwalk or beach between West 10th Street and West 15th Street.

Brought to you by Alliance for Coney Island. Photo by Jim McDonnell/Courtesy of Coney Island Fun.

Start time: 9:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 594-7895

Location: West 10th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2015-07-24 2015-07-24 9:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.5733, -73.978 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558038923ca3c.JPG Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 25, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 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 Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/summer-sports-experience Date: July 25, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

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

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT