NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 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 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:44:45 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[The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/16/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/16/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary Date: March 16, 2014

Step out of the bustling city and into the Florida Keys, where the dramatic beauty of a flourishing tropical garden is amplified by vibrant architecture to recall this particular island's charm and ambience.

The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's sprawling glasshouse galleries are transformed into a modernist Key West estate garden inspired by a garden originally designed by award-winning landscape architect Raymond Jungles for Susan Henshaw Jones, who is President of the Museum of the City of New York, and Judge Richard K. Eaton.

Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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<![CDATA[Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/16/close-a-journey-in-scotland-at-the-new-york-botanical-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/16/close-a-journey-in-scotland-at-the-new-york-botanical-garden Date: March 16, 2014

The word "close" is a traditional Scottish word that describes a landscape so inspirational that heaven seems closer to Earth in that place.

In 2004 when landscape photographer and journalist Allan Pollok-Morris learned that Little Sparta, a garden designed by Ian Hamilton Finlay, had been named the most important work of art in Scotland, he was inspired to travel throughout his home country in search of new works in landscape design and land art.

This exhibition documents Pollok-Morris's journey and celebrates the creations of many notable contemporary designers and artists working in the Scottish landscape. Through his documentary-style photographs, Pollok-Morris aims to capture "everyday" images of these landscapes from the point of view of those who envisioned and created them. The exhibition uses examples from all corners of the country to celebrate the important role of gardens and land art in international arts and culture.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/16/central-park-tour-midpark-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/16/central-park-tour-midpark-welcome-tour Date: March 16, 2014

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Explore the park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle. This route involves many hills, stairs, and uneven paths.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check our calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 12:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2014-03-16 2014-03-16 12:00 pm 12:45 pm 40.7794, -73.9734 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53063d734c462.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Leprechaun Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/16/leprechaun-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/16/leprechaun-hike Date: March 16, 2014

Join the Greenbelt educators as we search for elusive leprechauns and their pots of gold in this St. Patrick's Day hike. Dress appropriately for hiking. This hike is one mile and is suitable for children ages 7 and up.

This program is sponsored by NYC Councilwoman Debi Rose. Registration required.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-03-16 2014-03-16 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/16/central-park-tour-the-art-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/16/central-park-tour-the-art-of-the-park Date: March 16, 2014

Walk from the Dairy to Belvedere Castle and see how the Park's interwoven landscapes began as a series of images envisioned by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. The route involves many hills and stairs.

Space is limited; advance registration suggested. Tickets available onsite with credit card only. Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check in. For the courtesy of other guests, those arriving after the start time cannot be accommodated.

Ticket sales are final. Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2014-03-16 2014-03-16 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.7691, -73.9741 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/530feca70d2c0.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Quakers: An Ethic of Tolerance and Respect]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/16/quakers-an-ethic-of-tolerance-and-respect http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/16/quakers-an-ethic-of-tolerance-and-respect Date: March 16, 2014

Lecturer Cheshire Frager, a member of the Society of Friends (Quakers) of Flushing Monthly Meeting, will discuss how Quaker principles have led Friends to witness an action expressing a respect for all, a respect for difference, and efforts to promote tolerance and inclusion in societies.

***This event was originally scheduled for 2/16/14 but was canceled last minute due to the snowy weather.***

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead

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2014-03-16 2014-03-16 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.7637, -73.824 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5304caeee3b50.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/art-in-the-garden-get-the-picture3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/art-in-the-garden-get-the-picture3 Date: March 17, 2014

Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: STRATA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/strata http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/strata Date: March 17, 2014

NYC Parks is pleased to present STRATA, an exhibition of prints, ceramics and collages by Marie Lorenz, Katy Fischer and Max Warsh. The artists in STRATA collect and arrange found or invented artifacts from the urban environment, including river flotsam, ceramic shards, and architectural details, through various modes of discovery. They use their collections as source material for multilayered, abstract compositions that reframe our familiar surroundings and challenge the division between man-made and organic in favor of a more seamless view of the material world. STRATA is on view in the Arsenal Gallery now through April 24, 2014.

Marie Lorenz creates large scale, collograph prints from objects she collects on her excursions through New York City’s waterways. In this new series of prints, Lorenz engages with the mysterious paths the objects have traveled by repeatedly printing the elements in ornate circular patterns, which evoke both tidal vortexes and folk art medallions.

Katy Fischer’s ceramic sculpture is reminiscent of archeological discoveries. She is inspired by the way ancient artifacts become evocatively abstract shapes once they are broken, weathered and displaced, not unlike the bits of debris deposited around the city. The shard-like fragments read as both found and made, broken and whole, abstract and representational and suggest intriguing connections and possible histories.

On his walks around the city, Max Warsh photographs architectural facades, which are used as source material for his work. For these new pieces, Warsh photographed buildings in the neighborhood that surrounds the Arsenal. He then reconfigures these found textures, grooved surfaces and cast ornamental details in his studio through cutting, painting and collage to arrive at compositions that reinvigorate our engagement with the visual language of the urban landscape.

In the work of all three artists, the fragment points to a larger more complete whole and a sense that a sum of the parts does or could exist. However each artist works to evade the reveal: we never see the whole building, the actual found object, or the unbroken pot. Rather, these fragmented compositions convey the way memory is an amalgamated fiction rather than a knowable fact.

In conjunction with STRATA , Audra Wolowiec will present the sound installation Weather Language on April 14, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Arsenal. The sound piece will be composed of a mixture of found sounds and vocal interventions that are sensitive to both the Arsenal site and the city at large. Wolowiecs’ voice will overlap with the voices of strangers she encountered while walking through the city, creating a sound environment that is as subtle and ambiguous as the weather.

The Arsenal Gallery is dedicated to examining themes of nature, urban space, wildlife, New York City parks and park history. It is located on the third floor of the Parks Department Headquarters, in Central Park, on Fifth Avenue at 64th Street. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information on the Arsenal Gallery, please call 212-360-8163.

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 2014-03-17 2014-03-17 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/52fd2ae9dd9fd.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Women's Work Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/womens-work-exhibit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/womens-work-exhibit Date: March 17, 2014

The Conference House Association celebrates Women's History Month by featuring colonial women who ventured outside of kitchen and house work. Poets, writers, printers, and many other careers were accomplished by women such as Anne Bradstreet, Phillis Wheatley, and Deborah Sampson. The association honor these women, and others, in an exhibit located in the Visitor's Center at Conference House Park. Stop by and travel through historic moments that helped change the thinking of women today.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-03-17 2014-03-17 9:30 am 3:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/533044d6c90c4.JPG Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/shape-up-nyc-chair-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/shape-up-nyc-chair-aerobics Date: March 17, 2014

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. This Shape Up NYC program is free and open to the public.

For adults and seniors.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 771-2787

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2014-03-17 2014-03-17 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.8108, -73.9147 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary Date: March 17, 2014

Step out of the bustling city and into the Florida Keys, where the dramatic beauty of a flourishing tropical garden is amplified by vibrant architecture to recall this particular island's charm and ambience.

The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's sprawling glasshouse galleries are transformed into a modernist Key West estate garden inspired by a garden originally designed by award-winning landscape architect Raymond Jungles for Susan Henshaw Jones, who is President of the Museum of the City of New York, and Judge Richard K. Eaton.

Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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<![CDATA[Chair/Sit Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/chairsit-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/chairsit-aerobics Date: March 17, 2014

Get a full cardio workout without using machines! Great for those with limited mobility or those in wheelchairs.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2014-03-17 2014-03-17 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7515, -73.8344 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/shape-up-nyc-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/shape-up-nyc-aerobics Date: March 17, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Aerobics class is a moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-03-17 2014-03-17 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Chair Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/chair-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/chair-yoga Date: March 17, 2014

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that can be practiced while sitting or standing using a chair for support. A low impact class, it focuses on strengthening the body's inner core through slow movements, concentrating and breathing. For adults and seniors.

Recreation center membership is required. Visit the recreation membership page for more information.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 447-2020

Location: Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)

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M164 Asser Levy Playground 2014-03-17 2014-03-17 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7361, -73.9757 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Chair Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/shape-up-nyc-chair-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/shape-up-nyc-chair-toning Date: March 17, 2014

A seated exercise class that strengthens muscle groups with minimal impact on joints. This Shape Up NYC program is free and open to the public.

For adults and seniors.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2014-03-17 2014-03-17 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.8108, -73.9147 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Tax Preparation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/free-tax-preparation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/free-tax-preparation Date: March 17, 2014

Get free tax preparation help at Owen Dolen Recreation Center, sponsored by AARP.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 829-0156

Location: Owen Dolen Golden Age Center (in Owen F. Dolen Park)

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X016 Owen F. Dolen Park 2014-03-17 2014-03-17 10:30 am 2:30 pm 40.8406, -73.8428 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Senior Sit and Get Fit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/senior-sit-and-get-fit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/senior-sit-and-get-fit Date: March 17, 2014

Seniors, get low impact exercise in this aerobics class done seated. Persons with disabilties are welcome. Recreation Center membership is required.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2014-03-17 2014-03-17 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Monday Movement]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/monday-movement http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/monday-movement Date: March 17, 2014

Get the week started off right in this low-impact, chair aerobics class. Perfect for seniors or those with limited mobility. Open to adults and seniors.

Recreation center membership is required. Visit the recreation membership page for more information.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 485-4633

Location: Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground)

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B270 Brownsville Playground 2014-03-17 2014-03-17 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.6566, -73.902 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Sit Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/sit-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/sit-aerobics Date: March 17, 2014

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance with minimal impact on joints. Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 11:15 am

End time: 12:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 387-7687

Location: Hamilton Fish Recreation Center

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2014-03-17 2014-03-17 11:15 am 12:15 pm 40.7198, -73.9818 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Master Composter Certificate Course with the NYC Compost Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/master-composter-certificate-course-with-the-nyc-compost-project-hosted-by-queens-botanical-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/master-composter-certificate-course-with-the-nyc-compost-project-hosted-by-queens-botanical-garden Date: March 17, 2014

The Master Composter Certificate Course is a wonderful way to become more involved in the composting community in Queens and to share your love for composting with others! You will gain a deeper understanding of composting in NYC and support in creating a compost-related project of your design. Master composters play a vital role in educating New Yorkers about the joys of composting in the city.

To apply, use the online application at: http://www.nyc.gov/html/nycwasteless/html/compost/compostproj.shtml.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 7, 2014.

Learn more about becoming a Master Composter: http://www.queensbotanical.org/Education/compost/master_composter

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 539-5296

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2014-03-17 2014-03-17 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/shape-up-nyc-kettlebell-core-and-conditioning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/shape-up-nyc-kettlebell-core-and-conditioning Date: March 17, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning is a strength and conditioning class that will elevate your heart rate, build muscle, increase flexibility and burn fat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-03-17 2014-03-17 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC's Couch to 5K: Group Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/shape-up-nycs-couch-to-5k-group-run http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/shape-up-nycs-couch-to-5k-group-run Date: March 17, 2014

Join us for our new running group in Prospect Park on Mondays! The class will combine group running, walking, and conditioning exercises to get you in shape for long distance running. The class will be held outdoors, rain or shine. Everyone will meet on the porch of Lefferts Historic House in Prospect Park at 7:00 p.m.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2014-03-17 2014-03-17 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6643, -73.9639 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/52d4140b7303f.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Body Blast]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/shape-up-nyc-body-blast http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/17/shape-up-nyc-body-blast Date: March 17, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Body Blast is a moderate impact aerobics workout, with strength training exercises for overall fitness.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-03-17 2014-03-17 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Beginners Tunisian Crochet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/tunisian-crochet-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/tunisian-crochet-beginners Date: March 18, 2014

Learn basic Tunisian or Afghan crochet in this class, where you'll learn to use the technique to make a pot holder.

Materials required:

  • One skein light colored worsted weight (#4) yarn
  • #H crochet hook

Start time: 1:30 am

End time: 2:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 1:30 am 2:30 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/my-morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/my-morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: March 18, 2014

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

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Rain and weather / air advisory cancels. Fitness programs are cancelled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees.

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Doors To The Bronx Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/doors-to-the-bronx-exhibition1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/doors-to-the-bronx-exhibition1 Date: March 18, 2014

An art exhibition comprised of paintings made by Bronx artist Danilo Peguero. This exhibition is a celebration of the Bronx's rich architectural history. The show features some of the most interesting and glamorous doors that beautify and protect the heart of the unconquerable Bronx.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/art-in-the-garden-get-the-picture3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/art-in-the-garden-get-the-picture3 Date: March 18, 2014

Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2014-03-18 2014-03-18 8:00 am 4:30 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: STRATA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/strata http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/strata Date: March 18, 2014

NYC Parks is pleased to present STRATA, an exhibition of prints, ceramics and collages by Marie Lorenz, Katy Fischer and Max Warsh. The artists in STRATA collect and arrange found or invented artifacts from the urban environment, including river flotsam, ceramic shards, and architectural details, through various modes of discovery. They use their collections as source material for multilayered, abstract compositions that reframe our familiar surroundings and challenge the division between man-made and organic in favor of a more seamless view of the material world. STRATA is on view in the Arsenal Gallery now through April 24, 2014.

Marie Lorenz creates large scale, collograph prints from objects she collects on her excursions through New York City’s waterways. In this new series of prints, Lorenz engages with the mysterious paths the objects have traveled by repeatedly printing the elements in ornate circular patterns, which evoke both tidal vortexes and folk art medallions.

Katy Fischer’s ceramic sculpture is reminiscent of archeological discoveries. She is inspired by the way ancient artifacts become evocatively abstract shapes once they are broken, weathered and displaced, not unlike the bits of debris deposited around the city. The shard-like fragments read as both found and made, broken and whole, abstract and representational and suggest intriguing connections and possible histories.

On his walks around the city, Max Warsh photographs architectural facades, which are used as source material for his work. For these new pieces, Warsh photographed buildings in the neighborhood that surrounds the Arsenal. He then reconfigures these found textures, grooved surfaces and cast ornamental details in his studio through cutting, painting and collage to arrive at compositions that reinvigorate our engagement with the visual language of the urban landscape.

In the work of all three artists, the fragment points to a larger more complete whole and a sense that a sum of the parts does or could exist. However each artist works to evade the reveal: we never see the whole building, the actual found object, or the unbroken pot. Rather, these fragmented compositions convey the way memory is an amalgamated fiction rather than a knowable fact.

In conjunction with STRATA , Audra Wolowiec will present the sound installation Weather Language on April 14, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Arsenal. The sound piece will be composed of a mixture of found sounds and vocal interventions that are sensitive to both the Arsenal site and the city at large. Wolowiecs’ voice will overlap with the voices of strangers she encountered while walking through the city, creating a sound environment that is as subtle and ambiguous as the weather.

The Arsenal Gallery is dedicated to examining themes of nature, urban space, wildlife, New York City parks and park history. It is located on the third floor of the Parks Department Headquarters, in Central Park, on Fifth Avenue at 64th Street. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information on the Arsenal Gallery, please call 212-360-8163.

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 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/52fd2ae9dd9fd.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Women's Work Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/womens-work-exhibit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/womens-work-exhibit Date: March 18, 2014

The Conference House Association celebrates Women's History Month by featuring colonial women who ventured outside of kitchen and house work. Poets, writers, printers, and many other careers were accomplished by women such as Anne Bradstreet, Phillis Wheatley, and Deborah Sampson. The association honor these women, and others, in an exhibit located in the Visitor's Center at Conference House Park. Stop by and travel through historic moments that helped change the thinking of women today.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 9:30 am 3:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/533044d6c90c4.JPG Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: March 18, 2014

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary Date: March 18, 2014

Step out of the bustling city and into the Florida Keys, where the dramatic beauty of a flourishing tropical garden is amplified by vibrant architecture to recall this particular island's charm and ambience.

The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's sprawling glasshouse galleries are transformed into a modernist Key West estate garden inspired by a garden originally designed by award-winning landscape architect Raymond Jungles for Susan Henshaw Jones, who is President of the Museum of the City of New York, and Judge Richard K. Eaton.

Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2014-03-18 2014-03-18 10:00 am 40.8597, -73.8806 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Art for Us Adaptive Art Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/art-for-us-adaptive-art-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/art-for-us-adaptive-art-program Date: March 18, 2014

Instructional art program for people with disabilities to interact, socialize and express themselves through art. For adults and seniors.

Recreation center membership is required. Visit the recreation membership page for more information.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2014-03-18 2014-03-18 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7202, -73.951 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 Date: March 18, 2014

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!

The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy-to-follow dance steps.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Abs Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/abs-work-out http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/abs-work-out Date: March 18, 2014

Exercise workout focusing on abs, especially strength training your core

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Adult Adaptive Sports]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/adult-adaptive-sports http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/adult-adaptive-sports Date: March 18, 2014

A selection of adaptive sports clinics. An excellent opportunity for adults and seniors with disabilities to play and learn modified sports.

Recreation center membership is required. Visit the recreation membership page for more information.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 397-3159

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.7715, -73.9885 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/rock-your-seat Date: March 18, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/meditation-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/meditation-class Date: March 18, 2014

Join us and learn some basic hatha yoga techniques to initiate relaxation. Learn how to influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress. Focus will be on breathing, sound, and mindfulness.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 1:00 pm 1:45 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Knitting & Crocheting for Intermediate and Advanced Levels]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/knitcroxchet-intermediate-group http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/knitcroxchet-intermediate-group Date: March 18, 2014

Knit: Participants will create a small reversible knit project using two different colors. Materials: 1 (7oz) skein each of color A & color B in Worsted weight yarn, #6 knitting needles.

Crochet: Participants will make a reversible crochet project using two different colored yarns. Materials: Worsted weight yarn, crochet hook letter H. 1 (7oz.) skein each of Color A & Color B.

Must be able to read and follow patterns.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 2:30 pm 3:30 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt1 Date: March 18, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Cardio Sculpt is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Cornelia Horsford: Early Preservationist in America’s Golden Age of Gardens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/cornelia-horsford-early-preservationist-in-americas-golden-age-of-gardens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/cornelia-horsford-early-preservationist-in-americas-golden-age-of-gardens Date: March 18, 2014

Cultural landscape historian Mac Griswold discusses the life and work of early house and garden preservationist Cornelia Horsford and the history of her family’s centuries-old home on Shelter Island, Sylvester Manor. Griswold is the author most recently of The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long island as well as The Golden Age of American Gardens. She is the Director of Archival Research for the Sylvester Manor Project. Book signing after the talk.

Registration requested (718) 885-1461 or info@bpmm.org.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 7:30 pm 40.8705, -73.8109 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/18/wheelchair-basketball Date: March 18, 2014

Join the Brooklyn Nets wheelchair basketball team for a practice in the gymnasium!

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 7:45 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 7:45 pm 9:30 pm 40.7515, -73.8344 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Doors To The Bronx Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/doors-to-the-bronx-exhibition1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/doors-to-the-bronx-exhibition1 Date: March 19, 2014

An art exhibition comprised of paintings made by Bronx artist Danilo Peguero. This exhibition is a celebration of the Bronx's rich architectural history. The show features some of the most interesting and glamorous doors that beautify and protect the heart of the unconquerable Bronx.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-03-19 2014-03-19 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/art-in-the-garden-get-the-picture3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/art-in-the-garden-get-the-picture3 Date: March 19, 2014

Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2014-03-19 2014-03-19 8:00 am 4:30 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: STRATA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/strata http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/strata Date: March 19, 2014

NYC Parks is pleased to present STRATA, an exhibition of prints, ceramics and collages by Marie Lorenz, Katy Fischer and Max Warsh. The artists in STRATA collect and arrange found or invented artifacts from the urban environment, including river flotsam, ceramic shards, and architectural details, through various modes of discovery. They use their collections as source material for multilayered, abstract compositions that reframe our familiar surroundings and challenge the division between man-made and organic in favor of a more seamless view of the material world. STRATA is on view in the Arsenal Gallery now through April 24, 2014.

Marie Lorenz creates large scale, collograph prints from objects she collects on her excursions through New York City’s waterways. In this new series of prints, Lorenz engages with the mysterious paths the objects have traveled by repeatedly printing the elements in ornate circular patterns, which evoke both tidal vortexes and folk art medallions.

Katy Fischer’s ceramic sculpture is reminiscent of archeological discoveries. She is inspired by the way ancient artifacts become evocatively abstract shapes once they are broken, weathered and displaced, not unlike the bits of debris deposited around the city. The shard-like fragments read as both found and made, broken and whole, abstract and representational and suggest intriguing connections and possible histories.

On his walks around the city, Max Warsh photographs architectural facades, which are used as source material for his work. For these new pieces, Warsh photographed buildings in the neighborhood that surrounds the Arsenal. He then reconfigures these found textures, grooved surfaces and cast ornamental details in his studio through cutting, painting and collage to arrive at compositions that reinvigorate our engagement with the visual language of the urban landscape.

In the work of all three artists, the fragment points to a larger more complete whole and a sense that a sum of the parts does or could exist. However each artist works to evade the reveal: we never see the whole building, the actual found object, or the unbroken pot. Rather, these fragmented compositions convey the way memory is an amalgamated fiction rather than a knowable fact.

In conjunction with STRATA , Audra Wolowiec will present the sound installation Weather Language on April 14, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Arsenal. The sound piece will be composed of a mixture of found sounds and vocal interventions that are sensitive to both the Arsenal site and the city at large. Wolowiecs’ voice will overlap with the voices of strangers she encountered while walking through the city, creating a sound environment that is as subtle and ambiguous as the weather.

The Arsenal Gallery is dedicated to examining themes of nature, urban space, wildlife, New York City parks and park history. It is located on the third floor of the Parks Department Headquarters, in Central Park, on Fifth Avenue at 64th Street. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information on the Arsenal Gallery, please call 212-360-8163.

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 2014-03-19 2014-03-19 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/52fd2ae9dd9fd.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Invasive Vine Removal and Tree Mulching at Highland Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/highland-park-invasive-vine-removal-and-tree-mulching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/highland-park-invasive-vine-removal-and-tree-mulching Date: March 19, 2014

Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Highland Park to help remove invasive exotic vines and care for newly planted trees. This work will help in the survival of these young trees. Volunteers will be trained in tree care, invasive weed identification and removal techniques. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes and warm clothing that can get dirty. Please meet your NAV Technical Leader on the corner of Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue.

Space is limited. Registration is required for this event.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3318

Location: Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2014-03-19 2014-03-19 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6836, -73.8857 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Women's Work Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/womens-work-exhibit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/womens-work-exhibit Date: March 19, 2014

The Conference House Association celebrates Women's History Month by featuring colonial women who ventured outside of kitchen and house work. Poets, writers, printers, and many other careers were accomplished by women such as Anne Bradstreet, Phillis Wheatley, and Deborah Sampson. The association honor these women, and others, in an exhibit located in the Visitor's Center at Conference House Park. Stop by and travel through historic moments that helped change the thinking of women today.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-03-19 2014-03-19 9:30 am 3:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/533044d6c90c4.JPG Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/shape-up-nyc-chair-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/shape-up-nyc-chair-aerobics Date: March 19, 2014

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. This Shape Up NYC program is free and open to the public.

For adults and seniors.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 771-2787

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2014-03-19 2014-03-19 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.8108, -73.9147 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary Date: March 19, 2014

Step out of the bustling city and into the Florida Keys, where the dramatic beauty of a flourishing tropical garden is amplified by vibrant architecture to recall this particular island's charm and ambience.

The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's sprawling glasshouse galleries are transformed into a modernist Key West estate garden inspired by a garden originally designed by award-winning landscape architect Raymond Jungles for Susan Henshaw Jones, who is President of the Museum of the City of New York, and Judge Richard K. Eaton.

Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2014-03-19 2014-03-19 10:00 am 40.8597, -73.8806 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Chair/Sit Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/chairsit-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/chairsit-aerobics Date: March 19, 2014

Get a full cardio workout without using machines! Great for those with limited mobility or those in wheelchairs.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2014-03-19 2014-03-19 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7515, -73.8344 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Sit Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/sit-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/sit-aerobics Date: March 19, 2014

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. For adults and seniors.

Recreation center membership is required. Visit the recreation membership page for more information.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 771-2787

Location: St. Johns Recreation Center

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2014-03-19 2014-03-19 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.6735, -73.9348 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Chair Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/shape-up-nyc-chair-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/shape-up-nyc-chair-toning Date: March 19, 2014

A seated exercise class that strengthens muscle groups with minimal impact on joints. This Shape Up NYC program is free and open to the public.

For adults and seniors.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2014-03-19 2014-03-19 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.8108, -73.9147 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: West African Fusion Dance Class for Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/arts-culture-fun-west-african-fusion-dance1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/arts-culture-fun-west-african-fusion-dance1 Date: March 19, 2014

Join this one hour West African Fusion dance class, for seniors only!

For more information, or to pre-register, please call (212) 255-3705 or email manhattan.acf@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2014-03-19 2014-03-19 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/531de1027583e.png Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/shape-up-nyc-bootcamp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/shape-up-nyc-bootcamp Date: March 19, 2014

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to improve your cardiovascular health.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-03-19 2014-03-19 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: March 19, 2014

Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern park highlights. This route involves moderate inclines and some stairs.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check our calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 12:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

Location: William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2014-03-19 2014-03-19 12:00 pm 12:45 pm 40.7646, -73.9731 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53063cd04714f.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: How to Write and Sell A Novel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/arts-culture-fun-how-to-write-and-sell-a-novel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/arts-culture-fun-how-to-write-and-sell-a-novel Date: March 19, 2014

Take steps toward selling your first novel!

Meet Eartha Watts-Hicks, author of the book Love Changes and PR Writer for BlackPR.com, who will give a free workshop to get you started. She's also a member of the esteemed Harlem Writer's Guild!

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP by calling (718) 622-2082.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 622-2082

Location: Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park)

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B088 Herbert Von King Park 2014-03-19 2014-03-19 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6899, -73.9467 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/wheelchair-basketball Date: March 19, 2014

Practice with the New York Rollin' Knicks! Improve your skills against some of the best. Beginner, intermediate and advanced players with disabilities are welcome.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 293-5934

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center

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X261 West Bronx Recreation Center 2014-03-19 2014-03-19 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.8441, -73.9188 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Yoga - Relax and Stretch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/shape-up-nyc-yoga-relax-and-stretch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/19/shape-up-nyc-yoga-relax-and-stretch Date: March 19, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Yoga - Relax and Stretch is an open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-03-19 2014-03-19 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/my-morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/my-morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: March 20, 2014

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

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Rain and weather / air advisory cancels. Fitness programs are cancelled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees.

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Doors To The Bronx Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/doors-to-the-bronx-exhibition1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/doors-to-the-bronx-exhibition1 Date: March 20, 2014

An art exhibition comprised of paintings made by Bronx artist Danilo Peguero. This exhibition is a celebration of the Bronx's rich architectural history. The show features some of the most interesting and glamorous doors that beautify and protect the heart of the unconquerable Bronx.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/art-in-the-garden-get-the-picture3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/art-in-the-garden-get-the-picture3 Date: March 20, 2014

Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2014-03-20 2014-03-20 8:00 am 4:30 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: STRATA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/strata http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/strata Date: March 20, 2014

NYC Parks is pleased to present STRATA, an exhibition of prints, ceramics and collages by Marie Lorenz, Katy Fischer and Max Warsh. The artists in STRATA collect and arrange found or invented artifacts from the urban environment, including river flotsam, ceramic shards, and architectural details, through various modes of discovery. They use their collections as source material for multilayered, abstract compositions that reframe our familiar surroundings and challenge the division between man-made and organic in favor of a more seamless view of the material world. STRATA is on view in the Arsenal Gallery now through April 24, 2014.

Marie Lorenz creates large scale, collograph prints from objects she collects on her excursions through New York City’s waterways. In this new series of prints, Lorenz engages with the mysterious paths the objects have traveled by repeatedly printing the elements in ornate circular patterns, which evoke both tidal vortexes and folk art medallions.

Katy Fischer’s ceramic sculpture is reminiscent of archeological discoveries. She is inspired by the way ancient artifacts become evocatively abstract shapes once they are broken, weathered and displaced, not unlike the bits of debris deposited around the city. The shard-like fragments read as both found and made, broken and whole, abstract and representational and suggest intriguing connections and possible histories.

On his walks around the city, Max Warsh photographs architectural facades, which are used as source material for his work. For these new pieces, Warsh photographed buildings in the neighborhood that surrounds the Arsenal. He then reconfigures these found textures, grooved surfaces and cast ornamental details in his studio through cutting, painting and collage to arrive at compositions that reinvigorate our engagement with the visual language of the urban landscape.

In the work of all three artists, the fragment points to a larger more complete whole and a sense that a sum of the parts does or could exist. However each artist works to evade the reveal: we never see the whole building, the actual found object, or the unbroken pot. Rather, these fragmented compositions convey the way memory is an amalgamated fiction rather than a knowable fact.

In conjunction with STRATA , Audra Wolowiec will present the sound installation Weather Language on April 14, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Arsenal. The sound piece will be composed of a mixture of found sounds and vocal interventions that are sensitive to both the Arsenal site and the city at large. Wolowiecs’ voice will overlap with the voices of strangers she encountered while walking through the city, creating a sound environment that is as subtle and ambiguous as the weather.

The Arsenal Gallery is dedicated to examining themes of nature, urban space, wildlife, New York City parks and park history. It is located on the third floor of the Parks Department Headquarters, in Central Park, on Fifth Avenue at 64th Street. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information on the Arsenal Gallery, please call 212-360-8163.

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 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/52fd2ae9dd9fd.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Shape Up NYC: Stretch, Tone and Balance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/shape-up-nyc-stretch-tone-and-balance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/shape-up-nyc-stretch-tone-and-balance Date: March 20, 2014

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Stretch, Tone and Balance is a moderate, heart-pumping workout that strengthens and lengthens muscles and improves imbalance.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Women's Work Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/womens-work-exhibit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/womens-work-exhibit Date: March 20, 2014

The Conference House Association celebrates Women's History Month by featuring colonial women who ventured outside of kitchen and house work. Poets, writers, printers, and many other careers were accomplished by women such as Anne Bradstreet, Phillis Wheatley, and Deborah Sampson. The association honor these women, and others, in an exhibit located in the Visitor's Center at Conference House Park. Stop by and travel through historic moments that helped change the thinking of women today.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 9:30 am 3:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/533044d6c90c4.JPG Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary Date: March 20, 2014

Step out of the bustling city and into the Florida Keys, where the dramatic beauty of a flourishing tropical garden is amplified by vibrant architecture to recall this particular island's charm and ambience.

The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's sprawling glasshouse galleries are transformed into a modernist Key West estate garden inspired by a garden originally designed by award-winning landscape architect Raymond Jungles for Susan Henshaw Jones, who is President of the Museum of the City of New York, and Judge Richard K. Eaton.

Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2014-03-20 2014-03-20 10:00 am 40.8597, -73.8806 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/stretching-toning-relaxation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/stretching-toning-relaxation Date: March 20, 2014

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 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Total Body Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/shape-up-nyc-total-body-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/shape-up-nyc-total-body-workout Date: March 20, 2014

Class will provide a total body workout, with strengthening exercises and light weight lifting. Most of the class is done seated, with modifications available for the standing portion. The center is wheelchair accessible.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8647, -73.8992 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Conversational English]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/conversational-english http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/conversational-english Date: March 20, 2014

Participants will explore different topics through conversation, to explore their English diction and comprehension.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio, Toning, and Stretching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning-and-stretching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning-and-stretching Date: March 20, 2014

This medium intensity class will boost your energy levels, improve your health, and get your heart pumping.

Suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. No equipment needed other than supportive sneakers.

Event is subject to change.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5277fbf99dc4d.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Chair Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/chair-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/chair-yoga Date: March 20, 2014

Get into yoga! This session of mindful, seated exercise will convince you of the benefits of this popular practice.

People with disabilities and who are able-bodied are welcome. Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: March 20, 2014

Learn about Central Park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality. The route involves a few stairs.

Space is limited; advance registration suggested. Tickets available onsite with credit card only. Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check in. For the courtesy of other guests, those arriving after the start time cannot be accommodated.

Ticket sales are final. Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 12:00 pm 1:15 pm 40.7691, -73.9741 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/530ff01584e37.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/rock-your-seat Date: March 20, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/learn-to-draw Date: March 20, 2014

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

Start time: 1:00 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 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/shape-up-nyc-bootcamp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/shape-up-nyc-bootcamp Date: March 20, 2014

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Bootcamp is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-03-20 2014-03-20 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Jamaica Bay Greenway Community Workshops]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/jamaica-bay-greenway-community-workshops http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/20/jamaica-bay-greenway-community-workshops Date: March 20, 2014

The NYC Department of Transportation and Regional Plan Association will be continuing their work to create a cohesive, connected, an user-friendly greenway route around Jamaica Bay by hosting public workshops. There will be four workshops held in communities around the bay in March and April. Come voice your ideas and give feedback on improving access to the greenway, waterfront, and amazing parkland in an around the bay. Please RSVP to jamaicabaygreenway@dot.nyc.gov.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 546-4318

Location: Knights of Columbus

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2014-03-20 2014-03-20 6:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.6691, -73.821 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Doors To The Bronx Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/doors-to-the-bronx-exhibition1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/doors-to-the-bronx-exhibition1 Date: March 21, 2014

An art exhibition comprised of paintings made by Bronx artist Danilo Peguero. This exhibition is a celebration of the Bronx's rich architectural history. The show features some of the most interesting and glamorous doors that beautify and protect the heart of the unconquerable Bronx.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-03-21 2014-03-21 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/art-in-the-garden-get-the-picture3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/art-in-the-garden-get-the-picture3 Date: March 21, 2014

Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2014-03-21 2014-03-21 8:00 am 4:30 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: STRATA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/strata http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/strata Date: March 21, 2014

NYC Parks is pleased to present STRATA, an exhibition of prints, ceramics and collages by Marie Lorenz, Katy Fischer and Max Warsh. The artists in STRATA collect and arrange found or invented artifacts from the urban environment, including river flotsam, ceramic shards, and architectural details, through various modes of discovery. They use their collections as source material for multilayered, abstract compositions that reframe our familiar surroundings and challenge the division between man-made and organic in favor of a more seamless view of the material world. STRATA is on view in the Arsenal Gallery now through April 24, 2014.

Marie Lorenz creates large scale, collograph prints from objects she collects on her excursions through New York City’s waterways. In this new series of prints, Lorenz engages with the mysterious paths the objects have traveled by repeatedly printing the elements in ornate circular patterns, which evoke both tidal vortexes and folk art medallions.

Katy Fischer’s ceramic sculpture is reminiscent of archeological discoveries. She is inspired by the way ancient artifacts become evocatively abstract shapes once they are broken, weathered and displaced, not unlike the bits of debris deposited around the city. The shard-like fragments read as both found and made, broken and whole, abstract and representational and suggest intriguing connections and possible histories.

On his walks around the city, Max Warsh photographs architectural facades, which are used as source material for his work. For these new pieces, Warsh photographed buildings in the neighborhood that surrounds the Arsenal. He then reconfigures these found textures, grooved surfaces and cast ornamental details in his studio through cutting, painting and collage to arrive at compositions that reinvigorate our engagement with the visual language of the urban landscape.

In the work of all three artists, the fragment points to a larger more complete whole and a sense that a sum of the parts does or could exist. However each artist works to evade the reveal: we never see the whole building, the actual found object, or the unbroken pot. Rather, these fragmented compositions convey the way memory is an amalgamated fiction rather than a knowable fact.

In conjunction with STRATA , Audra Wolowiec will present the sound installation Weather Language on April 14, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Arsenal. The sound piece will be composed of a mixture of found sounds and vocal interventions that are sensitive to both the Arsenal site and the city at large. Wolowiecs’ voice will overlap with the voices of strangers she encountered while walking through the city, creating a sound environment that is as subtle and ambiguous as the weather.

The Arsenal Gallery is dedicated to examining themes of nature, urban space, wildlife, New York City parks and park history. It is located on the third floor of the Parks Department Headquarters, in Central Park, on Fifth Avenue at 64th Street. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information on the Arsenal Gallery, please call 212-360-8163.

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 2014-03-21 2014-03-21 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/52fd2ae9dd9fd.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Women's Work Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/womens-work-exhibit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/womens-work-exhibit Date: March 21, 2014

The Conference House Association celebrates Women's History Month by featuring colonial women who ventured outside of kitchen and house work. Poets, writers, printers, and many other careers were accomplished by women such as Anne Bradstreet, Phillis Wheatley, and Deborah Sampson. The association honor these women, and others, in an exhibit located in the Visitor's Center at Conference House Park. Stop by and travel through historic moments that helped change the thinking of women today.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-03-21 2014-03-21 9:30 am 3:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/533044d6c90c4.JPG Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary Date: March 21, 2014

Step out of the bustling city and into the Florida Keys, where the dramatic beauty of a flourishing tropical garden is amplified by vibrant architecture to recall this particular island's charm and ambience.

The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's sprawling glasshouse galleries are transformed into a modernist Key West estate garden inspired by a garden originally designed by award-winning landscape architect Raymond Jungles for Susan Henshaw Jones, who is President of the Museum of the City of New York, and Judge Richard K. Eaton.

Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2014-03-21 2014-03-21 10:00 am 40.8597, -73.8806 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[English Reading For Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/english-reading-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/english-reading-for-adults Date: March 21, 2014

This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.

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 2014-03-21 2014-03-21 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Sit Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/sit-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/sit-aerobics Date: March 21, 2014

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. For adults and seniors.

Recreation center membership is required. Visit the recreation membership page for more information.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 771-2787

Location: St. Johns Recreation Center

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2014-03-21 2014-03-21 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.6735, -73.9348 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: West Side Stories]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/central-park-tour-west-side-stories http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/central-park-tour-west-side-stories Date: March 21, 2014

Visit an area of the park off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.

Space is limited; advance registration suggested. Tickets available onsite with credit card only. Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check in. For the courtesy of other guests, those arriving after the start time cannot be accommodated.

Ticket sales are final. Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a Custom Tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2014-03-21 2014-03-21 12:00 pm 1:15 pm 40.782, -73.9714 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d70601d1d92.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Pilates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/shape-up-nyc-pilates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/shape-up-nyc-pilates Date: March 21, 2014

Join us for an introductory class to the Pilates method. These conditioning exercises can create length in the body, and improve flexibility and strength.

Please bring your own mat. The class is open to adults and seniors and no registration is required. Events subject to change.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2014-03-21 2014-03-21 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528134f69ac11.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing Date: March 21, 2014

Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story-writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flesh out your story idea and develop an interesting character.

This class is for adults.

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 2014-03-21 2014-03-21 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in the Bronx]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/milliontreesnyc-treelc-workshop-in-the-bronx1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/milliontreesnyc-treelc-workshop-in-the-bronx1 Date: March 21, 2014

Help water and care for the 80,000 new street trees that have been planted across New York City! Join the MillionTreesNYC to give trees a little "Tree LC" and stewardship, and help keep New York City green by coming to a free MillionTreesNYC tree care workshop where you will learn:

  • What is MillionTreesNYC?
  • How to identify trees in New York City Benefits trees bring to our city
  • Tree Care - Water! Weed! Mulch! Plant flowers!

Workshops are focused on active tree care, so come ready to get your hands dirty and care for street trees along the sidewalk. Please wear closed-toed shoes and layered clothing that can get dirty. Tree stewardship is similar to gardening work, involving bending and kneeling on the sidewalk. Children are always welcome, and must be accompanied by an adult. All participants will care for trees using small gardening tools and watering buckets. Please dress for light gardening work, wear close-toed shoes, and bring a refillable water bottle. All MillionTreesNYC events are rain or shine.

Registration is required.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7254

Location: Barry Street and Longwood Avenue

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2014-03-21 2014-03-21 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.8144, -73.893 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in The Bronx]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/milliontreesnyc-treelc-workshop-in-the-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/milliontreesnyc-treelc-workshop-in-the-bronx Date: March 21, 2014

Help water and care for the 80,000 new street trees that have been planted across New York City! Join the MillionTreesNYC to give trees a little "Tree LC" and stewardship, and help keep New York City green by coming to a free MillionTreesNYC tree care workshop where you will learn:

  • What is MillionTreesNYC?
  • How to identify trees in New York City Benefits trees bring to our city
  • Tree Care - Water! Weed! Mulch! Plant flowers!

Workshops are focused on active tree care, so come ready to get your hands dirty and care for street trees along the sidewalk. Please wear closed-toed shoes and layered clothing that can get dirty. Tree stewardship is similar to gardening work, involving bending and kneeling on the sidewalk. Children are always welcome, and must be accompanied by an adult. All participants will care for trees using small gardening tools and watering buckets. Please dress for light gardening work, wear close-toed shoes, and bring a refillable water bottle. All MillionTreesNYC events are rain or shine.

Registration is required.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7254

Location: 1231 Lafayette Avenue

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2014-03-21 2014-03-21 2:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.8167, -73.8907 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/seasonal-crafts Date: March 21, 2014

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 2014-03-21 2014-03-21 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Adaptive Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/adaptive-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/adaptive-swim Date: March 21, 2014

Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise; it helps alleviate pain, improve circulation, and promote healing and muscle development for those suffering from physical ailments resulting from injury, disease, or aging.

To register, please call the Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 234-9603

Location: Hansborough Pool & Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center)

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M131 Hansborough Recreation Center 2014-03-21 2014-03-21 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8128, -73.9393 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Adapted Aquatics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/adapted-aquatics1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/adapted-aquatics1 Date: March 21, 2014

Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise; it helps alleviate pain, improve circulation, and promote healing and muscle development for those suffering from physical ailments resulting from injury, disease, or aging.

To register, please call our Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-760-6969 ext. 0

Location: Metropolitan Recreation Center

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B085 Metropolitan Recreation Center 2014-03-21 2014-03-21 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7151, -73.9605 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Adapted Aquatics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/adapted-aquatics2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/adapted-aquatics2 Date: March 21, 2014

Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise; it helps alleviate pain, improve circulation, and promote healing and muscle development for those suffering from physical ailments resulting from injury, disease, or aging.

To register, please call our Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

Recreation Center membership is required.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-760-6969 ext. 0

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2014-03-21 2014-03-21 4:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.8108, -73.9147 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Adapted Aquatics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/adapted-aquatics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/adapted-aquatics Date: March 21, 2014

Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise; it helps alleviate pain, improve circulation, and promote healing and muscle development for those suffering from physical ailments resulting from injury, disease, or aging.

To register, please call the Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

Recreation Center membership is required.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 271-7572

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center

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2014-03-21 2014-03-21 5:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.7516, -73.8372 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/21/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt Date: March 21, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Cardio Sculpt is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-03-21 2014-03-21 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Doors To The Bronx Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/doors-to-the-bronx-exhibition1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/doors-to-the-bronx-exhibition1 Date: March 22, 2014

An art exhibition comprised of paintings made by Bronx artist Danilo Peguero. This exhibition is a celebration of the Bronx's rich architectural history. The show features some of the most interesting and glamorous doors that beautify and protect the heart of the unconquerable Bronx.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-03-22 2014-03-22 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/art-in-the-garden-get-the-picture3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/art-in-the-garden-get-the-picture3 Date: March 22, 2014

Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2014-03-22 2014-03-22 8:00 am 4:30 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza Date: March 22, 2014

At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine, and take walk in Prospect Park? Open since 1989, Grand Army Plaza is the flagship Brooklyn market. EBT/Food Stamps and WIC & Senior FMNP coupons accepted year-round.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2014-03-22 2014-03-22 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/52c7206a84855.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Volunteer to Install Deer Browse Guards at Pelham Bay Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/pelham-bay-park-installing-deer-browse-guards http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/pelham-bay-park-installing-deer-browse-guards Date: March 22, 2014

Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Pelham Bay Park to help protect our young trees from deer browse. Volunteers will be trained in proper fitting and installation of tree guards. These tree guards will prevent deer from rubbing and feeding on young trees. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes and warm clothing that can get dirty. Please meet your NAV Technical Leader at the North end of Orchard Beach parking lot.

Space is limited. Registration is required for this event.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3317

Location: Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2014-03-22 2014-03-22 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8687, -73.797 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/esl-class Date: March 22, 2014

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on Saturdays.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-03-22 2014-03-22 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: March 22, 2014

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-03-22 2014-03-22 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/the-orchid-show-key-west-contemporary Date: March 22, 2014

Step out of the bustling city and into the Florida Keys, where the dramatic beauty of a flourishing tropical garden is amplified by vibrant architecture to recall this particular island's charm and ambience.

The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's sprawling glasshouse galleries are transformed into a modernist Key West estate garden inspired by a garden originally designed by award-winning landscape architect Raymond Jungles for Susan Henshaw Jones, who is President of the Museum of the City of New York, and Judge Richard K. Eaton.

Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2014-03-22 2014-03-22 10:00 am 40.8597, -73.8806 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Scrapbooking and Sand Art by Princess for a Lifetime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/scrapbooking-and-sand-art-by-princess-for-a-lifetime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/03/22/scrapbooking-and-sand-art-by-princess-for-a-lifetime Date: March 22, 2014

Participants will make a sand art bottle project, as well as create their own scrapbook to fill with pictures and memories.

This activity is for boys and girls.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-03-22 2014-03-22 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:44:46 EDT