NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:11:46 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[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-boot-camp Date: May 15, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 11 May 2015 17:00:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Frieze New York]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/frieze-new-york http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/frieze-new-york Date: May 15, 2015

Visit Frieze New York and take part in the contemporary art event of the year.

The fourth edition of the New York art fair will bring together over 190 of the world’s leading contemporary galleries, with 63 participants from New York City. See and buy art by over 1,000 of the world’s leading artists, and experience the fair’s critically acclaimed projects, talks, sounds, and education programs.

For more information about Frieze New York and to purchase tickets, please visit the Frieze New York Fair website.

Please note: The fair closes at 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 17.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Randall's Island Park

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7965, -73.921 Wed, 13 May 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: May 15, 2015

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

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

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Policies carefully.

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

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.7691, -73.9741 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557b40985853e.jpg Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Class for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/tai-chiadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/tai-chiadults Date: May 15, 2015

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

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:19 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/bryant-park-juggling Date: May 15, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning Date: May 15, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:14 EST
<![CDATA[Drifting in Daylight]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/drifting-in-daylight http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/drifting-in-daylight Date: May 15, 2015

Drifting in Daylight is a dreamy springtime pathway of art that winds through the world’s most iconic park. The multi-part art installation includes performative, participatory, and perceptual work by artists Spencer Finch, Alicia Framis, Nina Katchadourian, Ragnar Kjartansson, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, David Levine, Karyn Olivier, and Lauri Stallings + glo. These works include a soft-serve ice cream truck serving free cones containing ice cream the color of a Central Park sunset, a boat filled with musicians floating on the Harlem Meer, and actors quietly performing moments from iconic movie scenes shot in the park.

As the centerpiece of Central Park Conservancy’s 35th anniversary celebration, this free public exhibition aims to draw visitors into the park’s beautiful north end, much of which has been expertly restored by the Conservancy. The six-weekend show will tempt visitors to transcend their busy lives, losing themselves along a playful trail of sensory experiences.

Visit the Drifting in Daylight website for more information and a detailed map.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Conservatory Garden (in Central Park),The Great Hill (in Central Park),Harlem Meer near Malcolm X Blvd Entrance (in Central Park),Path around Harlem Meer (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7937, -73.9522; 40.7977, -73.9587; 40.7975, -73.9532; 40.7953, -73.9519 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5550d406e8878.JPG Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/nature-exploration Date: May 15, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities4 Date: May 15, 2015

The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength. It also offers swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6969 ext. 0

Location: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

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Q448 Roy Wilkins Recreation Center 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.6881, -73.7701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:21 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Fencing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/bryant-park-fencing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/bryant-park-fencing Date: May 15, 2015

Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided.

Call (212) 382-2255 to pre-register or take a chance and drop by. Must be 16 or older to participate.

For more information, check out the Fencing post on the Bryant Park Blog.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 1:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.7528, -73.9816 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c5d9ace645.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults Date: May 15, 2015

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

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/seasonal-crafts Date: May 15, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:16 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/summer-sports-experience1 Date: May 15, 2015

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

To get started, please register by email with Bronx Borough Coordinator Christopher Suarez (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

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 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.8108, -73.9147 Mon, 04 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/summer-sports-experience2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/summer-sports-experience2 Date: May 15, 2015

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

To get started, please register by email with Manhattan Borough Coordinator Anthony Traverso (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 927-2012

Location: Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 2:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.8426, -73.9343 Mon, 04 May 2015 14:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Hansborough Pool & Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities1 Date: May 15, 2015

The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, felxibility, mobilty, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength. It also offers swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6969 ext. 0

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

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M131 Hansborough Recreation Center 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8128, -73.9393 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:19 EST
<![CDATA[Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Metropolitan Pool & Fitness Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities2 Date: May 15, 2015

The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength. It also offers swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6969 ext. 0

Location: Metropolitan Pool & Fitness Center (in Metropolitan Recreation Center)

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B085 Metropolitan Recreation Center 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.715, -73.9603 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:20 EST
<![CDATA[Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Asser Levy Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities Date: May 15, 2015

Aquatic therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, felxibility. mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength. It also includes swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6969 ext. 0

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

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M164 Asser Levy Playground 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7361, -73.9757 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:17 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/summer-sports-experience3 Date: May 15, 2015

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 263-1163

Location: Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center)

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Q401 Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7322, -73.865 Mon, 11 May 2015 10:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at St. Mary's Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities3 Date: May 15, 2015

The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength. It also offers swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Start time: 3:45 pm

End time: 5:00 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 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 3:45 pm 5:00 pm 40.8108, -73.9147 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:20 EST
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Instructional Shot Put]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-instructional-shot-put http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-instructional-shot-put Date: May 15, 2015

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 11 May 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Adaptive Wheelchair Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/wheelchair-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/wheelchair-softball Date: May 15, 2015

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Patterson Playground

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X155 Patterson Playground 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8158, -73.9225 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5540f68657b03.jpg Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/free-adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/free-adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities Date: May 15, 2015

The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise whichimproves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focis and strength, it also focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6969 ext. 0

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center

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2015-05-15 2015-05-15 5:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.7516, -73.8372 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:39 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances with City Stompers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/summer-on-the-hudson-harlem-dances-in-west-harlem-piers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/summer-on-the-hudson-harlem-dances-in-west-harlem-piers-park Date: May 15, 2015

Wear dancing shoes and join different local companies as they demonstrate and teach you the moves. The Harlem Dances series occurs on the third Friday of the month, May-August.

City Stompers, NYC's only clogging school, joins Megan Downes and The Melody Allegra Band for Americana roots music and dance. Traditional fiddle playing, songs and southern Appalachian clogging will get you stompin' and hollerin' too.

Coming Up:

  • June 19 - Harlem Dance Club: Social Dance
  • July 17 - The Harlem Swing Dance Society: Swing
  • August 14 - The Hoop Movement: Hoop Dance

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-05-15 2015-05-15 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551987e044176.jpg Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Senior Prom]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/the-senior-prom http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/the-senior-prom Date: May 15, 2015

Turn back the clock, break out the tux and the gown, put on your dancing shoes and come to our Senior Prom. King and Queen of the prom will be announced. There'll be dancing, light snacks, the twist, and fun for everyone.

This event is open to any adults and seniors who want to come. Call Greenbelt Recreation Center at (718) 667-3545 to RSVP.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Candlelight Ghost Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/candlelight-ghost-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/candlelight-ghost-tour Date: May 15, 2015

Doors slam, floorboards creak, voices call into the night. Venture into the shadows of history to see the house where eight family members died (and The New York Times called “Manhattan’s Most Haunted House”) by flickering candlelight and hear true tales of inexplicable occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:20 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 6:30 pm 7:20 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Two Gentlemen of Verona]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/bryant-park-shakespeare-the-two-gentlemen-of-verona http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/bryant-park-shakespeare-the-two-gentlemen-of-verona Date: May 15, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55157562ed022.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Night Lights at Wave Hill]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/night-lights-at-wave-hill http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/night-lights-at-wave-hill Date: May 15, 2015

Wave Hill’s 50th anniversary festivities reach a crescendo this spring with a month-long celebration, when, for the first time in Wave Hill’s history, visitors will be invited to attend in the evening to enjoy the garden landscape at a time of day and during a season when it is normally closed to the public. Take in The Lightening: a Project for Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden, an immersive, plein-air installation by acclaimed artist by Chris Doyle, with music by composer Jeremy Turner, recorded by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus. Stop by Glyndor Gallery to see Chris Doyle: Landscape Fictions. Visit The Shop, The Café and the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory, and enjoy informal piano performances in Wave Hill House. This evening’s pianist is Janice Friedman.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 6:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/553e5e1e4d570.jpg Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night: Annie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/movie-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/15/movie-night Date: May 15, 2015

Bring a chair or blanket and join us for a showing of Annie. Popcorn and ices will be served.

Board games begin at 7:00 pm. Movie begins at dusk.

Sponsored by Council District 28 and NYC Parks

This movie is rated PG.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Victor Hanson Recreation Center (in Rochdale Park)

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Q413 Rochdale Park 2015-05-15 2015-05-15 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6748, -73.7745 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:01:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Airbnb Brooklyn Half]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/airbnb-brooklyn-half http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/airbnb-brooklyn-half Date: May 16, 2015

This race is sold out.

NYRR welcomes you to the Airbnb Brooklyn Half Pre-Party presented by New Balance, with heaps of Brooklyn flavor.

The Airbnb Brooklyn Half is a part of NYRR's Five-Borough Series: Run New York. Five Boroughs. One City.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.6617, -73.9708 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/bird-walks Date: May 16, 2015

The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson and Allan D. Cruickshank got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds. These walks, led by NYC Audobon experts, celebrate the tradition set forth by these great ornithologists. Participants will look for various species of residents and migrants and discuss a wide range of avian topics. For more information, please call (212) 691-7483.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 691-7483

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.8911, -73.894 Thu, 28 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue Date: May 16, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55316a4e7ba86.jpg Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Master Story Tellers Exhbition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/master-story-tellers-exhbition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/master-story-tellers-exhbition Date: May 16, 2015

Classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe, and master story tellers, inspire nineteen children's book artists who create illustrations for children age three through teens in this exhibit. The show will include events for children and adults. "These are the classic stories you grew up with as a child interpreted for a contemporaty audience," said Donna Miskend, the exhibit curator.

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 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551303695a60c.jpg Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park rain or shine!

Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park. Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening. Rain or shine there will be something for everyone to do at this unique park!

Please register for the project at dp.reynolds@verizon.net. Walk-ons are welcome.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2813

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8824, -73.9184 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555228029ff87.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Beginners Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/esl-class Date: May 16, 2015

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from an ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 9 a.m. on Saturdays.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:00:10 EST
<![CDATA[Early Morning Bird Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/early-morning-bird-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/early-morning-bird-walk Date: May 16, 2015

Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a special early morning walk to spot birds in the gardens and woodlands as well as the skies above Wave Hill. You’ll be amazed by the diversity of birds that are active on the grounds before the gates open to the public. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Free with admission to the grounds. Registration recommended, online at www.wavehill.org, or at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/554b7c3420941.jpg Fri, 08 May 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Van Cortlandt Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/van-cortlandt-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/van-cortlandt-track-club Date: May 16, 2015

The Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. The club breaks into various groups based on different paces and distances, starting with a loop of the Parade Grounds, then some peel off through the trails for various length and speed runs in smaller groups. Be sure to meet back up after the run at the Short Stop Cafe across the street for breakfast!

For more information about the Saturday morning run and other races, visit: http://www.vctc.org/page/saturday-morning-group-runs

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.888, -73.8968 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza Date: May 16, 2015

At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park? Established in 1989, the Grand Army Plaza greenmarket 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 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park (Saturdays)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park-saturdays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park-saturdays Date: May 16, 2015

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

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

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

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

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 Tue, 05 May 2015 14:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Foley Square and Columbus Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/playground-improvement-project-volunteer-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/playground-improvement-project-volunteer-day Date: May 16, 2015

Calling all park lovers! This spring, the Playground Improvement Project (PIP) of the New York Junior League invites you to join them in rolling up your sleeves to help revitalize Columbus Park and Foley Square. Throughout five weekends in April and May PIP committee members, New York Junior League volunteers, and external volunteers will spend a day in the park (8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.) gardening, landscaping,painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this highly used space. We will provide you with breakfast, lunch, and a t-shirt. Please reach out to playground@nyjl.org with any questions or if you are interested in making a donation to this cause.

Please RSVP if you are interested in participating in one or more park days. Registration closes when capacity is reached or the Wednesday prior to that weekend's park days.

About the New York Junior League Playground Improvement Project

For more than 20 years, the Playground Improvement Project (PIP) has been a New York Junior League signature community project. Our volunteers create safe, beautiful, well-organized and educational play spaces for children and other members of the New York City community. PIP focuses on sites and parks that need major renovation and have the greatest impact on the surrounding community. Weekend clean up days include landscaping and repairing the parks. We work with over 700 volunteers a season to help improve the park and make a positive impact on the community.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Park,Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park)

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M015, M030 Columbus Park, Thomas Paine Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 8:30 am 4:00 pm 40.7152, -74; 40.7148, -74.0028 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552c2f99dfe0d.JPG Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/shape-up-nyc-mind-body-fusion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/shape-up-nyc-mind-body-fusion Date: May 16, 2015

Low-impact cardio followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress, and work out every muscle.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 227-1403

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.5026, -74.2518 Wed, 13 May 2015 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at 132 St Community Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-132-st-block-association-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-132-st-block-association-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the West 132nd Street Block Association as they conduct a general clean-up, spread mulch, and plant flowers at the West 132nd Street Community Garden. Please bring your own gloves if you are able.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 272-8407

Location: 132 St Block Association Park

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8123, -73.9432 Mon, 04 May 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Malls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-adam-clayton-powell-jr-malls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-adam-clayton-powell-jr-malls Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Friends of the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard Malls for their annual spring clean-up and planting event to help clean, rake out, and plant flowers in the malls along Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard. Please bring your own work gloves if possible.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 217-8689

Location: West 152nd Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8257, -73.936 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Astoria Heights Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-astoria-heights-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-astoria-heights-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, come on out and join the Friends of Astoria Heights Park for family friendly health and fitness fun. The group will be offering free yoga classes and tots basketball clinic. There will also be a Learn to Ride program, teaching kids to ride their bikes. Activities will begin at 9am and will also include finishing the park mural and retouching our garbage can paintings.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 512-0680

Location: 46th Street and 30th Road (in Astoria Heights Playground)

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Q014 Astoria Heights Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7607, -73.911 Wed, 13 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Collyer Brothers Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-collyer-brothers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-collyer-brothers-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Harlem Fifth Avenue Association to help conduct a general clean-up and plant annuals and perennials at Collyer Brother's Park. Please bring your own work gloves if able.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917)4 06-4770

Location: Collyer Brothers Park

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8085, -73.9411 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Columbus Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-columbus-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-columbus-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Parks gardener and some regular volunteers as they plant flowers for the summer in Columbus Park! If you live nearby why not come along and help them plant!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 733-2450

Location: Worth and Baxter Streets (in Columbus Park)

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M015 Columbus Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7144, -74.0004 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Convent Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-convent-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-convent-garden Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Convent Garden Community Association for their annual spring clean-up to rake, weed, and plant annuals throughout the garden.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (254) 421-3136

Location: Convent Garden

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M284 Convent Garden 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.8283, -73.9427 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Dr. Ronald McNair Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-dr-ronald-mcnair-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-dr-ronald-mcnair-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Central Brooklyn Lions Club to beautify Dr. Ronald McNair Park. Volunteers will clean and mulch the tree beds. Please bring your own work gloves. We look forward to caring for the trees in Dr. Ronald McNair Park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 254-2847

Location: Park Circle (in Dr. Ronald McNair Park)

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B044 Dr. Ronald McNair Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6708, -73.962 Mon, 11 May 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at East River Esplanade]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-east-river-esplanade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-east-river-esplanade Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park Season, roll up your sleeves and come join the Kips Bay Neighborhood Alliance, the Murray Hill Neighborhood Association, Community Board 6 and the Lower East Side Ecology Center, in cleaning up the Esplanade in Glick Park. Locals will be tidying up, painting, and planting. Show your pride in your community and lend a helping hand or two!

Donuts and coffee for volunteers will be provided. Please note if it rains the project will be canceled. If interested in volunteering, contact the project leader.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (646)283-3462

Location: East River Esplanade

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M289 East River Esplanade 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.745, -73.9705 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Father Fagan Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-father-fagan-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-father-fagan-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, help out at Father Fagan Park! The tree pits will be planted with flowers and the square given a spring clean! Come along and join in the clean up!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (917) 771-3715

Location: Father Fagan Square (in Father Fagan Park)

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M207 Father Fagan Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.7267, -74.0034 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Forest Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-forest-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-forest-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Kew Gardens Civic Association and the Forest Park Trust to help clean, weed, and remove debris at Wallenberg Square at Forest Park. Please email nicole.gamory@parks.nyc.gov to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up at Forest Park!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Wallenburg Square

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7079, -73.8374 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Fort Washington Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-fort-washington-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-fort-washington-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Rocky Run Volunteers as they distribute fresh wood chips, and clean out old wood chips and debris from the dog run. Volunteers will also be planting and weeding in the garden surrounding the run. Hope to see you there!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 706-1147

Location: Rocky Run Dog Run

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.841, -73.9446 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at New Dorp Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-great-kills-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-great-kills-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Natural Resources Protective Association to help clean along the shorelines of New Dorp Beach and the trail running alongside it. We look forward to a great day of cleaning New Dorp Beach!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 873-4291

Location: New Dorp Lane & Cedar Grove Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5645, -74.0976 Mon, 04 May 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Greenwich Street Greenstreet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-greenwich-street-greenstreet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-greenwich-street-greenstreet Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, local residents will be once again planting and maintaining this greenstreet area - starting with a spring clean and planting for summer flowers!

Registration for this project is now closed.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 538-9756

Location: Greenwich Street at Christopher Street

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7329, -74.0076 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Isham Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-isham-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-isham-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join Volunteers for Isham Park to clean the park. We look forward to a great day at Isham Park!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 689-9475

Location: Isham Memorial Benches (in Isham Park)

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M043 Isham Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8684, -73.9191 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Jackie Robinson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-jackie-robinson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-jackie-robinson-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the 150th-155th Street Edgecombe Avenue Block Association for their spring clean-up where they will be cleaning and planting 32 tree-pit gardens.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917)579-3814

Location: Edgecombe Avenue Street Trees

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8268, -73.9415 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Liotti Ikefugi Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-liotti-ikefugi-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-liotti-ikefugi-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer at Liotti Ikefugi Playground to help clean, rake, and paint benches. The event starts at 9 am and runs all day to 5 pm. Rain date-Saturday May 23rd. Materials will be provided; just bring your enthusiasm and hard work ethic. You can stay all day or just an hour, any time is appreciated. Register with PFP outreach coordinator Amoy by emailing her at Amoy.Barnes@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 938-3000

Location: Liotti Ikefugi Playgound (in Liotti Ikefugi Playground)

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R037 Liotti Ikefugi Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.6387, -74.0839 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-marine-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteers from the Marine Park Alliance will be cleaning, raking, and weeding at Marine Park. Volunteers will help clean, rake, weed and paint benches and the fence surrounding the park. The project starts at 9:00 a.m., tools and supplies will be provided for clean-up and painting. Come out and help keep our park beautiful.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 513-8696

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6081, -73.9377 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Samuel Seabury Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-samuel-seabury-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-samuel-seabury-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, the Friends of Samuel Seabury Playground, community members, and Girl Scouts will be planting, mulching, raking, and sweeping in the park. Please note that registration for this event is closed. Event will be canceled if it rains.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0214

Location: Samuel Seabury Playground

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M236 Samuel Seabury Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7854, -73.9508 Fri, 01 May 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Sutton Place Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-sutton-parks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-sutton-parks Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park Season, come join Sutton Area Community members in cleaning up and planting at Sutton Place Park. Volunteers can help with raking, sweeping, planting and mulching at the East 54th Street portion of the Park. Make a difference in your community and get out and meet others who care about their park too! Volunteer walks ons are welcome.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 832-3843

Location: Entrance at E 54th Street and Sutton Place (in Sutton Parks)

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M108P Sutton Parks 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7554, -73.9621 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at the Upper East Side Street Trees]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-the-upper-eastside-street-trees http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-the-upper-eastside-street-trees Date: May 16, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

This It's My Park season, come love your Upper East Side street trees! Join the Tree Angels of the Upper East Side for its spring It's My Park project. Join volunteers in raking, aerating, and mulching the tree pits.

This project will focus on trees along Third Avenue between East 79th Street and East 86th Street. Help keep our city trees healthy and give them some TLC (Tender Loving Care).

Additional volunteers are welcome. If you're interested in volunteering, please contact the leader by phone at (646) 836-8004, or by email at treeangelsues@gmail.com.

This event will be canceled if it rains.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 836-8004

Location: 1488 3rd Avenue

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7774, -73.9554 Wed, 13 May 2015 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Thomas Jefferson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-thomas-jefferson-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-thomas-jefferson-park2 Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Friends of Thomas Jefferson Park for general clean-up and planting around the park.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0282

Location: Toms Dog Run (in Thomas Jefferson Park)

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M047 Thomas Jefferson Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7924, -73.9356 Wed, 13 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Vesuvio Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-vesuvio-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-vesuvio-playground Date: May 16, 2015

An It's My Park family event at Vesuvio Playground, with activities including planting, music, art and Imagination Playground blocks! Come and enjoy this free event organized by the Friends of Vesuvio Playground.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 843-4882

Location: Vesuvio Playground

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M069 Vesuvio Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7253, -74.0026 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Birding: Spring Migration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/birding-spring-migration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/birding-spring-migration Date: May 16, 2015

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife.

Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skills levels and beginners are welcome. Bring a pair of binoculars or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.8911, -73.894 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5508858e784dd.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/summer-sports-experience3 Date: May 16, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 263-1163

Location: Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center)

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Q401 Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7322, -73.865 Mon, 11 May 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/zumba Date: May 16, 2015

Combining Latin, international and popular music with dance moves that create an aerobic workout. This class features a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

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 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:19 EST
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: May 16, 2015

Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 442-0336

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-margaret-i-carman-green-weeping-beech http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-margaret-i-carman-green-weeping-beech Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Beautify Historic Flushing/Bowne House Historic Society to help mulch, rake leaves, weed, and generally spruce up Weeping Beach Park, Daniel Carter Beard Mall and the Bowne Historic House. All volunteers will have access to a free tour at the Bowne House Museum after the cleanup project. Please dress appropriately for cleanup activities. Please email the contact above to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up Weeping Beech Park!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 359-0528

Location: Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7629, -73.8252 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Travers Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-travers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-travers-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of the Travers Park to help clean, paint, prune shrubs, mulch and prepare the green space for the warmer months ahead. Please dress appropriately for cleanup activities. Please email the contact above to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up Travers Park!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2779

Location: 78th Street Entrance (in Travers Park)

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Q303 Travers Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:30 am 1:00 pm 40.7545, -73.889 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Turtle Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-turtle-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-turtle-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Green Earth Urban Gardeners, Inc. to help clean, scrape, and repaint fencing and related equipments at Turtle Playground starting at 9:30 a.m. Please dress appropriately for cleanup and painting activities. Please email maureen@greenearthurbangardens.org to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up Turtle Playground!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 892-6565

Location: Turtle Playground

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Q357G Turtle Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:30 am 2:00 pm 40.7421, -73.8274 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/hsbc-childrens-garden-spring-session-at-qbg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/hsbc-childrens-garden-spring-session-at-qbg Date: May 16, 2015

The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5-12. Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the Bee garden, and more.

This program takes place on Saturdays from April 11 to June 20 (except May 23). Children must be 5 years old by June 30, 2015.

Registration required by email at education@queensbotanical.org.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54d3b031016c2.jpg Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Minetta Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, come along to Minetta Playground for a family-friendly activity to help plant the flower beds and spread wood chip mulch! Join in, meet neighbors, and help make the playground look great for the spring and summer! Organized by Minetta Block Association.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (518) 821-7651

Location: Minetta Playground

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M125B Minetta Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7307, -74.0013 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: May 16, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558871b124b82.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at DeLury Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-delury-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-delury-square Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join local volunteers the The Friends of Delury Square as they do a spring clean of their park and do some planting for the summer! Come along, have fun, meet neighbors, and help with the gardening jobs!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 499-4767

Location: Delury Square

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7091, -74.0052 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Dimattina Dog Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-dimattina-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-dimattina-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, meet your neighbors and fellow dog owners at our annual spring cleaning of the dog run in DiMattina Playground! No experience necessary - we'll provide the tools, gloves, and snacks for a much needed spruce up!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 676-3223

Location: Dimattina Playground

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B223B Dimattina Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6808, -74.0021 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-dr-gertrude-b-kelly http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-dr-gertrude-b-kelly Date: May 16, 2015

Celebrate It's My Park with local steward groups, engage in free park programming and visit Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground on May 16. At 10am, student groups will help support a garden project and clear up passive sitting areas.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0283

Location: Dr Gertrude B Kelly Playground (in Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground)

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M066 Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7417, -74.002 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Fred Samuel Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-fred-samuel-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-fred-samuel-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join Save a Park to Save a Child for their annual Spring Clean-Up event as they conduct a general clean-up and paint in Fred Samuel Playground.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 940-9449

Location: Samuel Playground (in Fred Samuel Playground)

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M160 Fred Samuel Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8172, -73.9392 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Graniteville Quarry Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-graniteville-quarry-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-graniteville-quarry-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Graniteville Quarry, along with Mariner's Harbor Civic Association to help clean, rake, and weed the paths at Graniteville Quarry Park. Volunteers are also needed to help spread woodchips along the paths leading to the rock quarries. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up Graniteville Quarry Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 805-6322

Location: Graniteville Quarry Park

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R150 Graniteville Quarry Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6255, -74.1524 Wed, 13 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Gully Park & Mosholu Parkland]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-gully-park-mosholu-parkland http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-gully-park-mosholu-parkland Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bedford Mosholu Community Association. Join in to help with projects on this unique stretch of parkland. They will spend the morning planting, raking, and general clean up. Rain date will be Saturday, May 23. Come and connect with neighbors amplifying this gorgeous green space. Please email bedfordmosholu@verizon.net to register for the project.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 584-9629

Location: Webster House

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 12:30 pm 40.8686, -73.8814 Tue, 12 May 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Haffen Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-haffen-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-haffen-park Date: May 16, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Please note that registration for this project is full.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Haffen Park to rake leaves, plant floweres, and pick up litter. Volunteers should come ready to work. The Friends of Haffen Park will be providing refreshments. We look forward to seeing you at the clean up!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Ely and Hammersely Avenues (in Haffen Park)

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X196 Haffen Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8732, -73.8377 Thu, 14 May 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at High Rock Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-high-rock-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-high-rock-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Greenbelt Conservancy to help clean, rake, and plant some native trees and shrubs at High Rock Park. Volunteers will also be assisting in some trail restoration by removing some invasive plants. Register with PFP outreach coordinator Amoy by emailing her at Amoy.Barnes@parks.nyc.gov. We look forward to seeing you at the park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718)667-2165

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Highbridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-highbridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-highbridge-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the New York City Mountain Bike Association. We will be be painting, cleaning, and doing general maintenance around Highbridge Park. Hope to see you there!

This event is part of the Season of the High Bridge.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (734) 358-2826

Location: Ft George Playground (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8584, -73.9259 Mon, 04 May 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Highland Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-highland-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-highland-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Highland Park Community Garden for a general garden clean-up and weeding the garden paths. Volunteers are also needed to plant annuals in the garden beds at the entrance of the garden, to mulch and to assist with composting.

Please email josephine.scalia@parks.nyc.gov to register for the project.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718)938-2587

Location: Highland Park Children's Garden

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6829, -73.8879 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Homer's Run in Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-homers-run-in-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-homers-run-in-inwood-hill-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Homer's Dog Run as they hold their annual spring clean-up and sprucing. Activities will include cleaning and planting. Hope to see you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 808-2702

Location: Homers Dog Run (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8711, -73.9218 Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-inwood-hill-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Friends of Inwood Hill Park as they clean, plant, and paint to beautify Inwood Hill Park. Volunteers will also be invited for a tour of the park afterwards. We hope to see you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 468-0912

Location: Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.87, -73.9211 Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at J. Hood Wright Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-j-hood-wright-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-j-hood-wright-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of J. Hood Wright Park to help with planting and spring maintenance. We look forward to a great day of gardening at J. Hood Wright Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 928-3327

Location: J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park)

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8469, -73.9399 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at James J Walker Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-james-j-walker-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-james-j-walker-park Date: May 16, 2015

Help out by cleaning up and repainting James J. Walker Playground, and enjoy music, a zumba lesson and art activities while you work. This event is organized by the Friends of J.J. Walker Playground.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 202-1546

Location: J.J. Walker Playground (in James J Walker Park)

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M038 James J Walker Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.73, -74.0058 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Owl's Head Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-owls-head-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-owls-head-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Owl's Head Park Horticulture Group of the Shore Road Park Conservancy to help clean, rake, mulch, and weed Owl's Head Park!

Please bring your own work gloves. We look forward to a great day of beautifying Owls Head Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8992

Location: 67th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park)

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B066 Owl's Head Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6395, -74.0303 Mon, 11 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park in Queensbridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-queensbridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-queensbridge Date: May 16, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

This It's My Park season, student and family volunteers from Growing up Green Charter School will be beautifying the children's playground for the upcoming season. Participants will be painting fences, benches and adding mulch to the garden beds.

Please note that volunteer registration for this site is full.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 697-3618

Location: Queensbridge Park

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Q104 Queensbridge Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7566, -73.9486 Fri, 15 May 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Queensbridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-queensbridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-queensbridge-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Queensbridge Park and Greenshores to help clean, spread mulch, and weed the entrance gardens at Queensbridge Park. Volunteers are also needed to paint benches and fences near the park entrances.

Please email nichole.henderson@parks.nyc.gov to register for the project.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 217-8896

Location: 41st Avenue Entrance (in Queensbridge Park)

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Q104 Queensbridge Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7565, -73.9473 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Riverside Oval Greenstreet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-riverside-oval-greenstreet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-riverside-oval-greenstreet Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Riverside Oval Association. Volunteers will be planting, mulching, weeding, and cleaning up at Riverside Oval. Hope you can join us!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 734-6195

Location: Riverside Oval Greenstreet

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2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8344, -73.9477 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Ruppert Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-ruppert-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-ruppert-park Date: May 16, 2015

For this It's My Park Season, come join Friends of Ruppert Park and members of the community for its spring It's My Park project. Plenty to do with sprucing up the park to make it clean and pretty for the community. Volunteers will be planting, raking, cleaning, and painting the outside fence and railing inside the park. Come love your park! Walk-in volunteers are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 473-7875

Location: Ruppert Park

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M294 Ruppert Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.781, -73.9501 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Saw Mill Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-saw-mill-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-saw-mill-playground Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join neighbors to volunteer at Saw Mill Playground to mulch, sweep, and rake at Saw Mill Playground. Please email barbara.nikonorow@parks.nyc.gov to register for the project. We look forward to a great morning at Saw Mill Playground!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 301-7073

Location: Saw Mill Playground

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X238 Saw Mill Playground 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8089, -73.9194 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Shore Road Park (81st Street )]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-shore-road-park-81st-street- http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-shore-road-park-81st-street- Date: May 16, 2015

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Shore Road Parks Conservancy to help clean, rake, mulch, and weed Shore Road Park! Please bring your own work gloves. We look forward to a great day of beautifying Shore Road Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8992

Location: 81st and Shore Road (in Shore Park and Parkway)

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B082 Shore Park and Parkway 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6294, -74.0403 Mon, 11 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Shore Road Park (87th Street)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-shore-road-park-87th-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-shore-road-park-87th-street Date: May 16, 2015

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Shore Road Parks Conservancy to help clean, rake, mulch, and weed Shore Road Park!

Please bring your own work gloves. We look forward to a great day of beautifying Shore Road Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8992

Location: Shore Road and 87th Street. (in Shore Park and Parkway)

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B082 Shore Park and Parkway 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6249, -74.0408 Mon, 11 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Shore Road Park (90th Street)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-shore-road-park-90th-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-shore-road-park-90th-street Date: May 16, 2015

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Shore Road Parks Conservancy to help clean, rake, mulch, and weed Shore Road Park!

Please bring your own work gloves. We look forward to a great day of beautifying Shore Road Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8992

Location: 90th Street and Shore Road (in Shore Park and Parkway)

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B082 Shore Park and Parkway 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6223, -74.0403 Mon, 11 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Shore Road Park (97th Street)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-shore-road-park-97th-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-shore-road-park-97th-street Date: May 16, 2015

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Shore Road Parks Conservancy to help clean, rake, mulch, and weed Shore Road Park!

Please bring your own work gloves. We look forward to a great day of beautifying Shore Road Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8992

Location: Shore Road Promenade (97th Street Entrance) (in Shore Park and Parkway)

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B082 Shore Park and Parkway 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6152, -74.0377 Mon, 11 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, Friends of St Mary's Park, along with MASA and Changing the Odds, invites the community to come out and help clean, sweep, and rake at St Mary's Park. We look forward to a great day at the park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 825-5685

Location: St. Anns Avenue and East 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8141, -73.9129 Wed, 13 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-nicholas-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-nicholas-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the St. Nicholas Dog Run community as they clean up and spread new wood chips in the run. Please bring your own gloves if you are able. The dog run is located near the top of the stairs at West 135th Street & St. Nicholas Terrace.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (617) 223-7592

Location: West 135th Street and St. Nicholas Terrace (in St. Nicholas Park)

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M077 St. Nicholas Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.8179, -73.9497 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-nicholas-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-nicholas-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Friends of St. Nicholas Park for their annual Spring Clean-up as they conduct a general clean-up, rake, and plant flowers near the West 135th Street Plaza.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 812-4868

Location: West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park)

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M077 St. Nicholas Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8171, -73.948 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at St. Vartan Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-vartan-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/16/its-my-park-at-st-vartan-park Date: May 16, 2015

This It's My Park Season, join Friends of St. Vartan Park, local residents and some boy scouts for its Spring It's My Park project. They will be planting some flowers and cleaning up the park. Project canceled if it rains.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 710-4334

Location: St. Vartan Park

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M076 St. Vartan Park 2015-05-16 2015-05-16 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7451, -73.9737 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:06 EDT