NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:37:54 GMT <![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/training-rockaway-parkway-seaview-ave-am http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/training-rockaway-parkway-seaview-ave-am Date: July 19, 2015

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rockaway Parkway & Seaview Ave

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2015-07-19 2015-07-19 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.63382181425700000, -73.88975143432600000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays Date: July 19, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7428, -73.7359 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5508a1ad5dcb1.JPG Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Birding: Ridgewood Reservoir]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/birding-ridgewood-reservoir http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/birding-ridgewood-reservoir Date: July 19, 2015

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks and beaches. Wildlife viewing is a perfect activity for any age.

Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Ridgewood Reservoir

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2015-07-19 2015-07-19 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6864, -73.8892 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[2015 Tree Census Measuring Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/2015-tree-census-measuring-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/2015-tree-census-measuring-session Date: July 19, 2015

Join Team Greenbelt in our efforts to help catalog current neighborhood street trees and assess the health of Staten Island's urban forest. Monitoring sessions will be held on select Sunday and Tuesday mornings throughout the summer. We will meet on-site in the neighborhoods of Richmond and Oakwood. Children must be age 13 and older. Registration is required. Please call or email to register.

Become a VolunTreer and help gauge the health and numbers of the city's street trees!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Reidel Avenue and Bishop Street

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2015-07-19 2015-07-19 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.573, -74.1256 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 2 Family Field Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/brooklyn-bridge-park-pier-2-family-field-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/brooklyn-bridge-park-pier-2-family-field-day Date: July 19, 2015

Enjoy obstacle courses on the play turf, wheelchair basketball clinics, handball, and a James Martinelli led fitness class led by Dodge YMCA, tactile activities including ball pits, over sized blocks, a squeeze machine, and more led by Extreme Kids, bike rides accessible to the visually impaired riding along the park’s bike lane led by Intandem Bikes, and free skating at the roller rink from 10 am - 12 pm! Additionally, Giovanni Marcantoni will lead bocce games and Arthur Hauser will lead shuffle board.

This event is accessible to all people with or without disabilities.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a96d8a0f7c8.png Fri, 17 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Pier 2 Family Field Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/pier-2-family-field-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/pier-2-family-field-day Date: July 19, 2015

Bring the family down to the park and get active at one of our recreational piers. Activities include basketball, soccer, bocce, handball, volleyball, and much more!

This event is accessible to all people with or without disabilities.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Floating Flowers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/family-art-project-floating-flowers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/family-art-project-floating-flowers Date: July 19, 2015

Collage and piece together a mixture of buoyant materials cut from recycled foam trays, colorful foam sheets and reeds to make a lotus flower look-alike or other fanciful floral creation of your own imagining. Keep it as a small sculpture—or see if it floats!

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a02e3d7a89f.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: July 19, 2015

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558872f31cc30.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Hatha Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/hatha-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/hatha-yoga Date: July 19, 2015

Reduce stress, increase your energy, and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body. and spirit with a yoga practice. Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem Dewji and other certified instructors. Ms. Dewji is certified in Hatha and Therapeutic Yoga from The Yoga for Health Foundation, England, and The Integral Yoga Institute, NYC.

All levels are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 459-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 10:00 am 11:15 am 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559eccb302368.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Electronic Waste Recycling Event]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/summer-electronic-waste-recycling-event http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/summer-electronic-waste-recycling-event Date: July 19, 2015

Join us for a summertime e-waste event at Queens Botanical Garden in partnership with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. It's the perfect way to responsibly dispose of all of your unwanted or broken gadgets. Spread the word to your friends and neighbors and let's all help keep our city clean!

For more information contact info@lesecologycenter.org. After dropping off items at the e-waste event, children can make crafts out of recycled and repurposed items.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden Parking Garden

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2015-07-19 2015-07-19 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75189971923828000, -73.83029937744140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5571ed64b368a.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/summer-exhibitions Date: July 19, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Food Truck Rally]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/food-truck-rally http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/food-truck-rally Date: July 19, 2015

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

  • Brooklyn Organic Coffee & Tea Truck
  • Carpe Donut NYC
  • Coolhaus
  • DUB Pies
  • Gorilla Cheese NYC
  • KELVIN NATURAL SLUSH CO.
  • Neapolitan Express
  • Taim Mobile
  • Toum Food Truck

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.67350006103515600, -73.97010040283203000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5500642ee94db.jpg Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/waterfront-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/waterfront-walks Date: July 19, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: July 19, 2015

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

Tours are first-come, first-served.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7017, -73.9969 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Pier Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/pier-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/pier-kids Date: July 19, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559438484d17c.png Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Smorgasburg]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/smorgasburg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/smorgasburg Date: July 19, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.6947, -74.0016 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Brower Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/its-my-park-at-brower-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/its-my-park-at-brower-park Date: July 19, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-6991

Location: Brower Park

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B012 Brower Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.67359924316406000, -73.94309997558594000 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Tai Chi in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/free-tai-chi-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/free-tai-chi-in-the-park Date: July 19, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5588738eb3b02.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Checkmate 101]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/checkmate-101 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/checkmate-101 Date: July 19, 2015

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

Best for beginners; limited boards are available.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/meditation Date: July 19, 2015

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

All levels are welcome.

Start time: 11:45 am

End time: 12:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 11:45 am 12:45 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 Thu, 09 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Performance Festival: Tales of Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/family-performance-festival-tales-of-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/family-performance-festival-tales-of-nature Date: July 19, 2015

Internationally renowned, award-winning musical storytelling duo Jeri Burns PhD and Barry Marshall, aka "The Storycrafters", will present a lively, participatory program of world folktales and music on the important theme of present and future stewardship and care of parks and natural resources.

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

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

View the full schedule for the Family Performance Festival

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 208-4111

Location: The Great Hill (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.79769897460937500, -73.95870208740234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a5868f8044c.jpg Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/popup-audubon-ii-fishing-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/popup-audubon-ii-fishing-fun Date: July 19, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.

  • Family Fishing Clinics, 1–2 pm & 3–4 pm: This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. First come, first serve.
  • Family Bird Watching, 4:30–6 pm: After learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.6582, -73.9664 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/popup-audubon-macys-fishing-clinics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/popup-audubon-macys-fishing-clinics Date: July 19, 2015

This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. First come, first serve.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Peninsula (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.6572, -73.9689 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycled & Repurposed Children’s Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/recycled-repurposed-childrens-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/recycled-repurposed-childrens-crafts Date: July 19, 2015

After dropping off items at the E-Waste Event, join us to make children’s crafts out of recycled and repurposed items.

This event is free with garden admission (while supplies last).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-19 2015-07-19 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Orienteering and Compasses]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/orienteering-and-compasses http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/orienteering-and-compasses Date: July 19, 2015

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off-limits to the general public. On our hikes you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city's rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world. For all hiking programs we recomend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, and packing water and a light snack.

On this program, your Ranger guide will teach the basics of using an orienteering compass and challenge participants to navigate through the park.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.6922, -73.9748 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 Date: July 19, 2015

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.7428, -73.7359 Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/training-rockaway-parkway-seaview-ave-pm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/training-rockaway-parkway-seaview-ave-pm Date: July 19, 2015

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rockaway Parkway & Seaview Ave

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2015-07-19 2015-07-19 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.63387066608600000, -73.88977289199800000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/yoga-at-morrisjumel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/yoga-at-morrisjumel Date: July 19, 2015

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55301789374c7.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/treescount-2015-training-session Date: July 19, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pierrepont Street and Clinton Street

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2015-07-19 2015-07-19 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.69496444406500000, -73.99209380149800000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Arts Ensemble: Concerts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/bronx-arts-ensemble-conerts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/bronx-arts-ensemble-conerts Date: July 19, 2015

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-7399

Location: Rockwood Drive Circle (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.9008, -73.8932 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Laughter in the Park 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/laughter-in-the-park-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/laughter-in-the-park-2015 Date: July 19, 2015

Laughter in the Park is a free, outdoor comedy series that takes place over the course of five weeks throughout the summer. Every Sunday (except for Saturday, August 1), you can catch up to two hours of standup performed by some of comedy's most innovative and talked about artists. It's all for New Yorkers, and it's all free.

This week's appearances include comedians Chris DiStefano, Ophira Eisenberg, Pete Lee, and Michelle Wolf.

Our shows have been covered by the NYTimes, listed in the NYPost as a "Hot Weekend Pick," and named "Best Weekend Entertainment Bet" by Time Out NY/WNBC. Check www.nylaughs.org and www.laughterinthepark.org for details on this week's headliners.

NYLaughs, Inc. is a unique non-profit that aims to change the cultural landscape of the Big Apple through humor. From parks to streets and even subways, we provide New Yorkers laughter free of charge with our public live comedy shows.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 727-5233

Location: Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7026, -73.9955 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55864407b757d.jpg Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/bryant-park-shakespeare-romeo-and-juliet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/bryant-park-shakespeare-romeo-and-juliet Date: July 19, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55157b0441099.png Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Fun on the Farm]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/fun-on-the-farm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/fun-on-the-farm Date: July 19, 2015

Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance staff take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water. Bring a hat and a bottle of water and we will provide the tools and gloves.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.6643, -73.9639 Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/garden-highlights-walk Date: July 19, 2015

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

This event is free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559ed7161f086.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Sean Smith Quartet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/harlem-meer-performance-festival-sean-smith-quartet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/harlem-meer-performance-festival-sean-smith-quartet Date: July 19, 2015

Sean Smith Quartet brings your favorite jazz tunes to the Harlem Meer!

Click here for more information about this event.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: July 19, 2015

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

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

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA['Like Sea Glass: A Hand Full of Light"' - A Discussion with Artist M. J. Levy Dickson]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/like-sea-glass-a-hand-full-of-light-a-discussion-with-artist-m-j-levy-dickson http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/like-sea-glass-a-hand-full-of-light-a-discussion-with-artist-m-j-levy-dickson Date: July 19, 2015

Come hear our Artist-in-Residence M.J. Levy Dickson talk about her installation that is currently on view in conjunction with the Queens Historical Society's exhibit "Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens."

Dickson's installation pairs beauty with message, and a familiar backdrop with a surprising element that can lead visitors to reconsider past perceptions and re-envision future possibility. This work has been shown at multiple sites throughout the United States and abroad. Her project was inspired by her time spent at the Perkins School for the Blind (now known as Perkins) and experimenting with the tactile dimensions of art. The installation is meant to be interactive and Dickson invites all visitors of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds to touch and enjoy the textured shapes of handmade sea glass-like objects.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

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

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

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55919cffda7ef.JPG Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Hike and Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/hike-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/hike-draw Date: July 19, 2015

Join artist Lovie Pignata. We'll provide supplies. Please bring a light chair you can carry on the trails.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718.430.1890

Location: Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.8837, -73.8815 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Total Body Conditioning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/total-body-conditioning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/total-body-conditioning Date: July 19, 2015

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

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/zumba Date: July 19, 2015

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

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 4:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Yesterday and Today Beatles Tribute Band]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/yesterday-and-today-beatles-tribute-band http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/yesterday-and-today-beatles-tribute-band Date: July 19, 2015

Come see this free community concert. Please bring a low chair or blanklet.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7272

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 5:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.77134323120117000, -73.76530456542969000 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse: She Stoops to Conquer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer Date: July 19, 2015

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 775-9837

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.792, -73.979 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Reel Harlem Film Festival: Hustlers Convention]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/movies-in-the-parks-hustlers-convention http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/movies-in-the-parks-hustlers-convention Date: July 19, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free movies in our city's parks!

Hustlers Convention first came out in 1973. Developed by The Last Poets' Jalal Nuriddin, under the name Lightnin' Rod, the movie is about two young hustlers called Sport and Spoon who get caught up in a financial disagreement that ends with Sport on Death Row.

DJ Chuck Chillout will play rap music before the movie.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please feel free to bring a lawn chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome! The rain location will be Maysles Cinema, at 343 Lenox Avenue.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0249

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

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M077 St. Nicholas Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 6:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.81710052490234400, -73.94799804687500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559a951a66f1f.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Amplified Sundays Presents Delsonido]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays Date: July 19, 2015

Delsonido provides vibrantly danceable live music accompanied by a spectacular sunset over the Hudson River!

The band’s unique “Progressive Afro-Caribbean ” style perfectly captures the zeitgeist of multicultural Brooklyn of today. Elkin Pautt, producer and composer, is the musical director of Delsonido. From Barranquilla, Colombia, and currently resides in Brooklyn. He is dedicated to discovering new sounds from the marriage of traditional Colombian music and other modern genres.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5549178a960a9.png Wed, 06 May 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping at Van Cortlandt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/family-camping-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/family-camping-bronx Date: July 19, 2015

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the spring and summer, and we look forward to welcoming your family. Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/reigster on Wednesday, July 8th.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Park

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 7:00 pm 7:00 am 40.8916, -73.8929 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Tempest by William Shakespeare]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/the-tempest-by-william-shakespeare http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/19/the-tempest-by-william-shakespeare Date: July 19, 2015

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2015-07-19 2015-07-19 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80450057983398400, -73.94370269775390000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55916ef42ce87.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise: Abhaya Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/sunrise-abhaya-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/sunrise-abhaya-yoga Date: July 20, 2015

Come join this peaceful waterfront workout. Limited mats are available at select classes.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles Date: July 20, 2015

Are you having trouble waking up to work out? Do you need motivation to get those feet moving in the morning? If so, join our team of runners looking to gain ground on your goals one stride or step at a time! It doesn’t matter whether you’re an experienced, recreational or novice runner, Morning Miles welcomes participants of all ages, levels and abilities. Our supportive group running atmosphere will incorporate a combination of speed, strength, and endurance principles that will have you jumping right out of bed, ignoring that snooze button, and lacing up those running shoes.

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8893, -73.8982 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-sports-experience1 Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/training-ingram-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/training-ingram-woods Date: July 20, 2015

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Purdy Ave & Warwick Ave, SI

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2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.61000229191100000, -74.13609623909000000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f6510654c5.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/tack-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/tack-and-field-for-kids Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d41c3931e0.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/track-and-field-for-kids1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/track-and-field-for-kids1 Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

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

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B008 Betsy Head Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.66270065307617000, -73.91329956054688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c28fda1c0f.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/track-and-field-for-kids2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/track-and-field-for-kids2 Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.84852218627930000, -73.81987762451172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d33cf5825e.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/track-and-field-for-kids4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/track-and-field-for-kids4 Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: East River Park Track House (in John V. Lindsay East River Park )

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M144 John V. Lindsay East River Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.72129821777344000, -73.97440338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d3f6d30a88.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors Date: July 20, 2015

Walking is peaceful; it’s therapeutic; it’s soothing. Picture the sun shining, the wind in your hair and the birds flying above. Breezy Seniors, a walking program available to all seniors, offers an escape from your normal daily routine one step at a time! Enjoy nature along the beautiful Staten Island coastline, while chatting with your friends, family and neighbors. This relaxing walking program will have you continuously moving and thinking with movements that emphasize flexibility, endurance, range of motion.

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

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

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5526aa65c4022.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park Date: July 20, 2015

This It’s My Park season, volunteers from Gateway Counseling Center will be cleaning and raking at St Mary's Park. Please note that volunteer registration for this site is full.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4641

Location: St. Mary's Park

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.81169891357422000, -73.91259765625000000 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/track-and-field-for-kids5 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/track-and-field-for-kids5 Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

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

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.70140075683594000, -73.85299682617188000; 40.70249938964844000, -73.85510253906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d45c376a51.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/track-and-field-for-kids8 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/track-and-field-for-kids8 Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d71ef43225.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-exhibitions Date: July 20, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Flag Football]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 20, 2015

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

Recommended for kids ages 6-13.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0296

Location: Manhattan Avenue & West 112th Street (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.80199813842773400, -73.95999908447266000 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-sports-experience Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

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

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Broadway Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/broadway-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/broadway-dance Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

Registration begins at 9:30 am each morning.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.69990473149900000, -73.99961662292500000 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature Date: July 20, 2015

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

This exhibition has been arranged by the Tottenville Historical Society.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a3ef10558b8.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Little Shop of Horrors (1960)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/arts-culture-fun-city-classics-chitty-chitty-bang-bang-1968 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/arts-culture-fun-city-classics-chitty-chitty-bang-bang-1968 Date: July 20, 2015

Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture and Fun series.

Perhaps the greatest movie ever shot in two days, Little Shop of Horrors was originally conceived as a followup to Roger Corman's black comedy A Bucket of Blood (1959). Jonathan Haze plays Seymour Krelboin, a schlemiel's schlemiel who works at the Skid Row flower shop of Mr. Mushnick (Mel Welles). Experimenting in his spare time, Seymour develops a new plant species that he hopes will lead him to fame and fortune. Unfortunately, the mutated plant -- named Audrey Junior, in honor of Seymour's girlfriend Audrey (Jackie Joseph)—subsists on blood and human flesh. It also talks, or rather, commands: "Feed Me! FEEEEED ME!" Before long, the luckless Seymour has fed his plant the bodies of a railroad detective, a sadistic dentist, and a flashy trollop. Meanwhile, Mr. Mushnik, who has stumbled onto Seymour's secret, has inadvertently offered up a burglar (played by Charles Griffith, who also wrote the script and supplied the plant's voice) as a midnight snack for the voracious, ever-growing Audrey Junior. (When the plant blooms, the faces of its various victims are reproduced in its flowers.) Paraphrase from Swank website.

Space is limited and admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 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 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour Date: July 20, 2015

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to the park's northernmost highlights: Conservatory Garden, the Harlem Meer, and the North Woods.

Tour starts inside Central Park at 106th Street and Fifth Avenue, and ends at the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues).

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.7943, -73.9512 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5522d867771c8.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[EcoCrafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/ecocrafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/ecocrafts Date: July 20, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8852, -73.8905 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk Date: July 20, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Come take in the ocean scenery along the Franklin D. Roosevelt boardwalk as we walk and stride for fitness. Starting from the Splaza, Breezy Walk will include handheld weights and fitness bands. By incorporating various movements along the route, Breeze Walk will provide a relaxing, healthy atmosphere that will brighten your day. Mingle and meet your Ocean Breeze neighbors and have some fun down by the beach.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Language Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bryant-park-language-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bryant-park-language-classes Date: July 20, 2015

Ciao! Ola! Konnichiwa! Hola!

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

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

Start time: 11:45 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 11:45 am 12:30 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c5dcbae1f1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 20, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks - Picnic at Hanging Rock]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bryant-park-reading-room-reel-talks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bryant-park-reading-room-reel-talks Date: July 20, 2015

Lively and entertaining commentary on the film Picnic at Hanging Rock, with resident film expert Scott Adlerberg and author Megan Abbott.

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

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/training-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/training-westerleigh-park Date: July 20, 2015

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Springfield Ave & Willard Ave, SI

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2015-07-20 2015-07-20 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.61911578930000000, -74.13387537000000000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields),Hunts Point Recreation Center

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X260 Julio Carballo Fields 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81560134887695000, -73.88919830322266000; 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields),Hunts Point Recreation Center

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X260 Julio Carballo Fields 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81560134887695000, -73.88919830322266000; 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance Date: July 20, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/training-northerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/training-northerleigh-park Date: July 20, 2015

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Ave & Lockwood Ave, SI

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2015-07-20 2015-07-20 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62205155290000000, -74.13385927680000000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Badlands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival-badlands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival-badlands Date: July 20, 2015

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

Director Terrence Malick's masterful debut film starring the superb Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek, and based on the actual Starkweather/Fugate murder spree across several states in the 1950s. Gorgeous cinematography and haunting use of music.

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

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 5:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55148198cfaa7.JPG Thu, 28 May 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Total Body Burn]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/shape-up-nyc-total-body-burn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/shape-up-nyc-total-body-burn Date: July 20, 2015

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-07-20 2015-07-20 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Fresh Air Fitness: Spinning/Bike Safety]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/fresh-air-fitness-spinningbike-safety http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/fresh-air-fitness-spinningbike-safety Date: July 20, 2015

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

This Spinning and Bike Safety class is intermediate to advanced. Participants undergo High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to push their stamina and cardio power to the edge!

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

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

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M038 James J Walker Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.72980117797851600, -74.00610351562500000 Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-on-the-hudson-literary-lounge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-on-the-hudson-literary-lounge Date: July 20, 2015

Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic team up to bring local writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction out into nature. Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A. An excerpt of the writer’s work will be provided for digital download prior to each event here.

May 18th — Issa Rae

June 15th — Bridgett Davis

July 20th — Fiona Maazel

August 17th —Said Sayrafiezadeh

September 21st —Eileen Myles

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7756, -73.9919 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551af6cde9ab4.JPG Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/family-drumming-west-african-drum-and-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/family-drumming-west-african-drum-and-dance Date: July 20, 2015

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87279891967773400, -73.91950225830078000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555cade5a330e.jpg Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Baywatch Dance Fusion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/baywatch-dance-fusion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/baywatch-dance-fusion Date: July 20, 2015

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (516) 439-8940

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Books Beneath The Bridge]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/books-beneath-the-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/books-beneath-the-bridge Date: July 20, 2015

Join us for the annual Books Beneath the Bridge reading series, as Jami Attenberg and Kate Bolick read from their latest books against the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline as part of this Borough-wide literary festival. This evening will feature a reading, followed by Q&A and book signing.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.70193862915039000, -73.99747467041016000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Coney Island Flicks on the Beach: The Goonies]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/coney-island-flicks-on-the-beach-the-goonies http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/coney-island-flicks-on-the-beach-the-goonies Date: July 20, 2015

On Mondays during July and August, a giant 40-foot inflatable screen turns the beach at West 10th Street into an outdoor movie theater! Come on down and see great flicks, representing a mix of modern, classic, and indie movies.

In The Goonies, in order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient treasure.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.57329940795898400, -73.97799682617188000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/movies-in-the-parks-big-hero-6 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/movies-in-the-parks-big-hero-6 Date: July 20, 2015

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

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

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Marlboro Playground

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B272 Marlboro Playground 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.5912, -73.9809 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558b09263b257.jpg Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-boot-camp Date: July 21, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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!

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 21, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: July 21, 2015

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

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

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55145e35cc67f.JPG Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: July 21, 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. Saturday morning walks begin at 8:30 a.m.

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 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river Date: July 21, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi for Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/tai-chi-for-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/tai-chi-for-beginners Date: July 21, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/tai-chi-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/tai-chi-class Date: July 21, 2015

This tai chi class with teacher Steven Asherman is appropriate for all levels and abilities. Drop-ins are welcome. Join us!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7305, -73.997 Thu, 14 May 2015 16:00:05 EDT