NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:11:07 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Free Tai Chi in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/free-tai-chi-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/free-tai-chi-in-the-park Date: July 14, 2013

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: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2013-07-14 2013-07-14 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d47b12d0002.JPG Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/ride-the-carousel-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/ride-the-carousel-in-prospect-park Date: July 14, 2013

Located in the Park’s "Children’s Corner," the Carousel features 51 magnificently carved horses, a lion, a giraffe, a deer, and two dragon-pulled chariots. Carved in 1912 by Charles Carmel, one of the foremost carousel designers of the time, and restored by the Prospect Park Alliance in 1990, the Carousel promises that classic summertime amusement will be available for generations of fun. In addition, the Prospect Park Carousel is one of the few in the world that is wheelchair accessible.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 230-7637

Location: The Carousel (in Prospect Park)

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<![CDATA[Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/popup-audubon-macys-fishing-clinics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/popup-audubon-macys-fishing-clinics Date: July 14, 2013

This popular program offers kids ages 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants will learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety, and even get to collect their own bait. Kids must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call for more information.

1 p.m. Nature on the Go! – Macy’s Fishing Clinic

3 p.m. Nature on the Go! – Macy’s Fishing Clinic

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400 x303

Location: The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park)

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<![CDATA[Seneca Village]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/seneca-village http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/seneca-village Date: July 14, 2013

Established on land that would become part of Central Park, Seneca Village was Manhattan’s first known community of African-American property owners. Learn about the history of the village and the people who lived there. The route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.

NOTE: Groups of seven or more people must call (212) 360-2726 or email tours@centralparknyc.org to schedule a custom tour.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-14 2013-07-14 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7846, -73.9697 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d708b703c02.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Intermediate Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/intermediate-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/intermediate-canoeing Date: July 14, 2013

Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes, to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays. On an Urban Park Ranger canoe program, you can go from novice to expert in one just one summer! This is an intermediate program, and some experience is preferred.

Children 8 years old and up are welcome.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 846-2731

Location: Bayswater Park

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<![CDATA[Freshwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/freshwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/freshwater-fishing Date: July 14, 2013

Mastering any new skill requires practice and patience. Fishing programs help develop these skills while connecting you with nature. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 378-2061

Location: Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2013-07-14 2013-07-14 1:00 pm 40.837, -73.8934 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Le Carrousel Magique]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/bryant-park-le-carrousel-magique http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/bryant-park-le-carrousel-magique Date: July 14, 2013

The masters are back with tricks up their sleeves and more amazing feats of magic to boot.

Produced in partnership with Monday Night Magic.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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<![CDATA[Lefferts Historic House - Second Floor Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/lefferts-historic-house-2nd-floor-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/lefferts-historic-house-2nd-floor-tours Date: July 14, 2013

View significant artifacts from 19th-century family life and walk into a fully furnished 1820's bedroom.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 789-2822

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-07-14 2013-07-14 1:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.6643, -73.9639 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5166e6336343b.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2013]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/harlem-meer-performance-festival-2013 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/harlem-meer-performance-festival-2013 Date: July 14, 2013

The Harlem Meer Performance Festival, now in its 20th year, presents a summer full of latin, jazz, gospel, blues and world music performed by talented artists both new and old. Bring a blanket and kick back and relax every Sunday afternoon throughout the summer.

Performance Schedule:

June 23 - Orlando Marin, The Last Mambo King (Mambo)

June 30 - Howard Johnson (Tuba Jazz)

July 7 - Michela Marino Lerman & Friends (Rhytham Tap)

July 14 - Los Soneros de Oriente (Cuban)

July 21 - Harlem Blues and Jazz Band (Jump Blues)

Jule 28 - David P. Stevens (Contemporary Jazz)

August 4 - Vanderlei Pereira and Blindfold Test (Brazilian Jazz)

August 11 - Nayibe la Gitana (Salsa)

August 18 - Sweet Georgia Brown & Her Blues Crusaders (Blues)

August 25 - Hilliard Greene and The Jazz Expressions (Jazz)

September 1 - Ballet Hispanico's BHdos Company (Dance)

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-14 2013-07-14 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7971, -73.9515 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[NYLaughs' Laughter in the Park 2013]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/nylaughs-laughter-in-the-park-2013 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/nylaughs-laughter-in-the-park-2013 Date: July 14, 2013

Laughter in the Park is a free, outdoor comedy series that takes place over the course of six weeks throughout the summer. Every Sunday, you can catch 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.

These shows have been covered by the NY Times, listed in the NY Post as a "Hot Weekend Pick," and named "Best Weekend Entertainment Bet" by Time Out NY/WNBC. Check www.nylaughs.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. We want to make New York a better place through laughter.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 419-5515

Location: Old Bandshell Lawn (in Tompkins Square Park)

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M088 Tompkins Square Park 2013-07-14 2013-07-14 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7258, -73.9821 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51bb74910d0c5.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[History in Your Hands: Storytelling with Tammy Hall]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/history-in-your-hands-storytelling-with-tammy-hall http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/history-in-your-hands-storytelling-with-tammy-hall Date: July 14, 2013

Storyteller Tammy Hall brings the age-old art of storytelling to Prospect Park. Enjoy enchanting tales from the Lefferts family and around the world.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 789-2822

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-07-14 2013-07-14 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6643, -73.9639 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51ad06f2d6eb1.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/history-in-your-hands-flax-to-linen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/history-in-your-hands-flax-to-linen Date: July 14, 2013

Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.

The Prospect Park Alliance will be on hand to help you feel different pieces of linen cloth to compare the weaves and try on some linen reproduction clothes for a fun photo-op in our farm wagon.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 789-2822 x301

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-07-14 2013-07-14 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6643, -73.9639 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/537519d8d5698.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Views From the Past]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/views-from-the-past http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/views-from-the-past Date: July 14, 2013

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

Space is limited; advance registration required. Includes use of tour audio equipment; arrive early for check-in.

NOTE: Groups of seven or more people must call (212) 360-2726 or email tours@centralparknyc.org to schedule a custom tour.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-14 2013-07-14 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.7691, -73.9741 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d7130f2fa37.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Fanfare Ciocarlia / Red Baraat / DJ sets by Joro Boro]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/fanfare-ciocrlia-red-baraat-dj-sets-by-joro-boro-forewords-panel-the-ascent-of-gypsy-culture-in-america http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/fanfare-ciocrlia-red-baraat-dj-sets-by-joro-boro-forewords-panel-the-ascent-of-gypsy-culture-in-america Date: July 14, 2013

Fanfare Ciocarlia is one of the world's greatest live bands, their energy and ingenuity having won them fans from Melbourne to Memphis, Tokyo to Toulouse. The National Geographic has said “the music of Fanfare Ciocarlia pulls not only from the band's homeland but also rhythms from Turkey, Bulgaria and Macedonia to make a complete Balkan stew.” The Romanian group’s breakneck speed, technical chops, ripping rhythms and sweet and sour horns is quite different from any other brass band on earth. Having released eight albums, several of which have topped the European World Music charts, Fanfare Ciocarlia has performed at concerts around the world, showcasing their unique style and unconventional ways. Put simply: nobody does it better, harder, faster, funkier than Fanfare Ciocarlia.

Formed in 2008, Red Baraat is a pioneering eight-piece band from Brooklyn, New York. Conceived by Sunny Jain, the group has drawn worldwide praise for its singular sound -- a merging of hard driving North Indian Bhangra rhythms with elements of Jazz, Go-Go, brass Funk, and Hip-Hop. Although Red Baraat has performed at prestigious venues such as the White House and the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, their bread and butter remains the sweaty clubs, festivals, packed performing arts centers, and college auditoriums that have kept the band on the road all over the world. Their new album, Shruggy Ji, debuted at #1 on the Billboard World Music Charts and received critical praise from NPR to the Wall Street Journal.

DJ Joro-Boro is a crunk charlatan from the Balkans, who plays and promotes etnoteck, glitch-folk and post-national bass - the dirty local side of globalization force-fed back into a party without borders detonating the conglomerated mono-culture. DJ Joro-Boro hosted “MoGlo” (Modern Global) on Radio New York 91.5FM, has toured with Balkan Beat Box, and has performed with artists ranging from Bassnectar to Tinariwen.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-14 2013-07-14 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7728, -73.9702 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/516c326abea59.JPG Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Philharmonic's Concerts in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/new-york-philharmonics-concerts-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/new-york-philharmonics-concerts-in-the-park Date: July 14, 2013

The New York Philharmonic's Concerts in the Parks, a popular New York tradition, is back for its 48th year. New York Philharmonic Brass gives a Free Indoor Concert at the College of Staten Island, CUNY. Conductor TBD

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: College of Staten Island Center for the Arts

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<![CDATA[the little OPERA theatre of ny: Liberte, Egalite, et Fraternite]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/the-little-opera-theatre-of-ny-presents-libert-egalit-et-fraternit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/the-little-opera-theatre-of-ny-presents-libert-egalit-et-fraternit Date: July 14, 2013

This Bastille Day, the little OPERA theatre of ny, in partnership with Socrates Sculpture Park, will present an afternoon of free French opera with Liberte, Egalite, et Fraternite. Composers will include Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Francis Poulenc, Umberto Giordano, and Georges Bizet.

Chevalier de Saint-Georges, often called “The Black Mozart,” lived and fought during the revolution. Born in Guadeloupe, he was the son of a French Plantation owner and a slave who moved to Paris to live in Marie Antoinette’s court. The concert at Socrates Sculpture Park features music from his opera L’Amant anonyme, [1780], which tells the story of a lover who is afraid to reveal his true identity to the object of his affections.

Dialogues des Carmélites by Francis Poulenc was written during the twentieth century, but is set during the period of the French revolution. It looks at the events of the revolution and terror from the perspective of the nuns and clergy who maintained their ideals throughout the time of upheaval.

In Andrea Chénier, Italian verismo composer Umberto Giordano was inspired by events of the revolution, and the historical French poet André Chénier, who was executed during the final days of the “Reign of Terror.”

The spirit of the independence is embodied in what is perhaps the most iconic and popular of French operas, Carmen, by Georges Bizet. An operatic tribute to French culture would not be complete without it.

Featured in the concert are Emmy winning soprano Adrienne Danrich (Aida/Annapolis Opera, Tulsa Opera; This Little Light of Mine/Milwaukee Public Television; Serena, Porgy and Bess/Cincinnati Opera, Skylight Music Theater); mezzo soprano MaryAnn McCormick (Soeur Mathilde, Dialogues des Carmélites, Die Walküre/MET upcoming Suzuki, Madame Butterfly/Lyric Opera of Chicago; Dr. Sun Yat Sen/Santa Fe Opera); soprano Jennifer Moore (Mimì, La bohème; Ninetta, La gazza ladra (Bronx Opera); Dialogues des Carmélites, dell’Arte Opera Ensemble); baritone Robert Balonek (¡Figaro90210/Morningside Opera; upcoming: Handel’s Alceste/the American Classical Orchestra; Escamillo, Carmen/ Opera Hamilton); tenor Aubry Bryan (Mon Pauvre Coeur, Les Musique des Créoles Noirs, An Evening with Chevalier de Saint-Georges); and tenor Nicholas Simpson (Beethoven's Missa solemnis/Brooklyn Symphony; l sogno di Scipione/Gotham Opera, upcoming Silent Night/Fort Worth Opera).

The concert will be led by from the piano by music director Catherine Miller (Opera: The Reformed Drunkard, Travelers, The Mother of Us All, Two Little Tragedies of Pushkin, The Bohemians, Man in a Black Coat/ the little OPERA theatre of ny), and directed by Philip Shneidman (Founder of the little opera theatre of NY). Shneidman’s most recent work was Gluck’s The Reformed Drunkard in a new adaptation and translation, and Travelers, an original double bill of two one act operas by Gustav Holst. For little OPERA he has also directed Mitridate, re di Ponto - the NYC stage premiere; La finta giardiniera, The Mother of Us All with the artist Sherrie Levine; and 2 Little Tragedies of Pushkin with Mungo Thomson.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2013-07-14 2013-07-14 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d47bb928dfb.png Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Washington Square Dances 2013]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/washington-square-dances-2013 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/washington-square-dances-2013 Date: July 14, 2013

Dances For A Variable Population (DVP) will bring “Washington Square Dances 2013” a community collaborative event featuring an interactive performance in Washington Square Park celebrating the historic renovation of the park and presented for participants and audiences of all ages.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2013-07-14 2013-07-14 5:00 pm 40.7305, -73.997 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays Presents Drums and Dance of India]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/14/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays1 Date: July 14, 2013

Drums and Dance of India / sounds and moves from India.

Experience the classical performing arts of India with the unprecedented all-female percussion ensemble Taalika: Women of Tabla, and acclaimed kathak dancer, Jin Won. The evening starts off with high-energy drumming by the New Jersey-based Taalika trio. Then the mood switches to the graceful, beautiful and rhythmic choreography of classical dancer, Jin Won.

Vibrantly danceable live music in Riverside Park South accompanied by spectacular sunsets along the Hudson River every Sunday in July at 7pm for free. All ages welcome.

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 2013-07-14 2013-07-14 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/518a708a40700.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Early Morning Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/early-morning-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/early-morning-yoga Date: July 15, 2013

This hour-long yoga class integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation and meditation to stretch, strengthen and condition. All levels are welcome. Limited mats available.

Registration opens 30 minutes prior to class.

A few notes:

  • Remember to bring a mat if you have one (a limited number of mats are available first come first served - with valid ID).
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All participants must sign a waiver before participating.

The Dodge YMCA is a community service organization that promotes positive values through programs that build spirit, mind and body, welcoming all people with a focus on youth.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 7:30 am 40.6926, -74.0019 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/art-exhibit-fish-crushed-can-story-mixed-media http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/art-exhibit-fish-crushed-can-story-mixed-media Date: July 15, 2013

This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso is created from discarded, crushed aluminum cans found on the streets, and cardboard and burlap from local grocery, along with wordless hand-made books about a fish and a crushed can. This exhibit illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species, and is on display in the Visitor&Administration Building Gallery. Free with Garden admission.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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<![CDATA[Tai Chi Mornings]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/tai-chi-mornings http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/tai-chi-mornings Date: July 15, 2013

The summer classes will be an introduction to the foundational elements of Yang family Taijiquan, including the first section of the long form. In addition to this, we will be studying the eight Zhan Zhuang Qigong postures of Yiquan to complement our understanding of correct body alignment and connectedness of movement in Taijiquan.

Instructor Joh Morton has been studying Chinese Martial Arts for over seven years and has competed nationally and internationally in Kung Fu and Tai Chi. He learned Yang family Taijiquan from Master Dug Corpolongo, and has continued to study with him for over six years, receiving certification to teach the long form in 2011. In addition to Taijiquan, he has studied Yiquan, Shuai Jiao, Northern Longfist Kung Fu, Southern White Crane, and Xingyiquan. His focus is on understanding and incorporating traditional theories of Qigong and Chinese martial theory with modern principles of body mechanics and physics.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.8728, -73.9195 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[12x12 Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/12x12-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/12x12-project Date: July 15, 2013

12x12 is a model display of a sustainably-built, off-grid tiny house. The house is a simple modular space with a rainwater-collecting butterfly roof, and wall panels inscribed with text and information from William Powers’ book “12x12” which details his experience living in the structure. These panels will vary and be movable, allowing the structure to grow and evolve as various artists and invited groups take up short-term residence.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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<![CDATA[NYC Eco-House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/nyc-ecohouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/nyc-ecohouse Date: July 15, 2013

Community Environmental Center EcoHouse is a unique experience. It’s a mobile, cutting-edge and interactive exhibit that lets you see behind the walls and underneath the floor of a home. You will learn how your house or apartment really works. A 21st-century classroom for students of all ages, the Community Environmental Center EcoHouse helps you understand how to save energy, save money and protect the natural world around you

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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<![CDATA[Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/land-art-generator-initiative-freshkills-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/land-art-generator-initiative-freshkills-park Date: July 15, 2013

The Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park is an exhibition of the top 25 designs selected out of 250 submissions from around the globe by artists, architects, designers, engineers, landscape architects, and more. LAGI 2012 was an ideas competition to design a site-specific public artwork that, in addition to its conceptual beauty, has the ability to harness energy cleanly from nature and convert it into electricity for the utility grid. At 2,200 acres, Freshkills Park will be almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park developed in New York City in over 100 years. The transformation of what was formerly the world’s largest landfill into a productive and beautiful cultural destination will make the park a symbol of renewal and an expression of how our society can restore balance to its landscape. The top three submissions not only heighten the beauty of the surrounding park land but also provide a gateway into a greater discussion about the preservation of the environment.

Image Credits: Scene-Sensor // Crossing Social and Ecological Flows, James Murray & Shota Vashakmadze

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 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51bb75b891749.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Program at HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/summer-program-at-hsbc-childrens-garden-at-queens-botanical-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/summer-program-at-hsbc-childrens-garden-at-queens-botanical-garden Date: July 15, 2013

The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers children in our diverse metropolitan area a rare opportunity to learn about science and nature through practical, hands-on experiences in an outdoor environment.

When summer arrives, the fun and learning heat up, as children make salads from their spring vegetable plantings, bake cookies in a solar oven, learn about climate and environment, raise and release butterflies, plant delicious summer vegetables, conduct scavenger hunts, build planters and terrariums and lots more. Ages 5 through 12.

There are two sessions:

  • Summer I: July 8-August 21, Mondays & Wednesdays
  • Summer II: July 9-August 22, Tuesdays & Thursdays

Or you can create your own schedule. Contact us about other flexible options. You may call or email education@queensbotanical.org

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800 ext. 237

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-07-15 2013-07-15 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Riverdale Park - Invasive Removals]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/riverdale-park-invasive-removals http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/riverdale-park-invasive-removals Date: July 15, 2013

Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Riverdale Park to help remove invasives from the forest. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the restored forest. Volunteers will be trained in invasive weed identification and removal techniques. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants and clothing that can get dirty. Space is limited. Registration is required for this event at the link below.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3317

Location: Riverdale Park at Railroad Terrace

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2013-07-15 2013-07-15 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.9038, -73.9137 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: RIPA/Nike Softball & Baseball Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/ripanike-softball-baseball-camp1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/ripanike-softball-baseball-camp1 Date: July 15, 2013

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

On July 15-16, the Randall's Island Park Alliance and Nike will team up for an outstanding free two-day program in which participants will be led through softball and baseball-focused exercises and drills to help them hone their skills. Nike coaches will provide guidance to participants, from beginner to advanced, to build them into better, faster, stronger athletes. Participants will enjoy a premium Nike experience complete with product trials, giveaways, t-shirts and awards. Regardless of ability level, the camp will stimulate the athlete’s love for the game, encourage sportsmanship and build self-confidence.

This camp is free and open to boys and girls ages 12-18. For more information and to reserve your spot, visit http://randallsisland.org/events/ripanike-softball-baseball-camp/

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-860-1899

Location: Randall's Island Park

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7965, -73.921 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[RIPA/Red Bulls/ West Side Soccer League Urban Soccer Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/ripared-bulls-west-side-soccer-league-urban-soccer-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/ripared-bulls-west-side-soccer-league-urban-soccer-camp Date: July 15, 2013

On July 15-19, the Randall's Island Park Alliance, in conjunction with the West Side Soccer League and the New York Red Bulls,will host its first-ever Urban Soccer Camp. The week-long intensive will build upon the Red Bulls’ Urban Soccer Program, an outreach initiative that serves urban communities in New York City. This free camp will provide local boys and girls with the opportunity to learn soccer from New York Red Bull coaches. Each child will receive a free t-shirt and soccer ball as part of the camp.

This camp is free and open to boys and girls of all experience levels ages 12-18. For more information and to reserve your spot, visit Randall Island Park Alliance's Soccer Camp page.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7965, -73.921; 40.7849, -73.9358 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[FLOW.13]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/flow13 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/flow13 Date: July 15, 2013

The Randall’s Island Park Alliance, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. FLOW is aimed at fostering appreciation of the shoreline through artistic expression, while calling visitors to interact with and care for the Park’s island environment. Each year, FLOW features five site specific projects by participants in the Bronx Museum’s Artists in the Marketplace (AIM) program for emerging artists.

Randall’s Island Park is a unique and remarkable waterfront resource, located in the East River with views of the Queens, Bronx and Manhattan shorelines. New waterfront pathways run along the 4.5-mile shoreline, which includes almost 9 acres of restored salt marsh and freshwater wetlands. The Park also offers a track & field stadium, a golf center, a 20-court tennis center and dozens of new playing fields, as well as the Harlem River Event Site, home of Made Event’s Electric Zoo, a three-day Labor Day weekend concert event at Randall’s Island which draws local and international DJ artists and audience.

FLOW.13 – this year's third annual exhibition – will be open to the public every day from June-November, and will feature five new site-specific installations, all reflecting and encouraging interaction with the Park’s history and environment. The five installations are located along the southern shoreline of Randall's Island Park.

FLOW is made possible through support from Made Event, proud producers of The Electric Zoo Festival, NYC’s largest electronic dance music festival, held annually at Randall’s Island Park.

The FLOW exhibitions express the confluence of art, music and environment at Randall’s Island Park, in the midst of one of the world’s greatest cities.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 9:00 am 40.7849, -73.9358 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Met Pool Health Screening Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/met-pool-health-screening-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/met-pool-health-screening-day Date: July 15, 2013

Join us for a day of great healthy living information and services like blood pressure and glucose readings.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 599-5707

Location: Metropolitan Recreation Center

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B085 Metropolitan Recreation Center 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.7151, -73.9605 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids Presents: Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/wildlife-theater-from-the-central-park-zoo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/wildlife-theater-from-the-central-park-zoo Date: July 15, 2013

Butterfly Boogie
Bugs aren't gross—they're great! Let our giant cockroach puppet teach your students why insects are the coolest creatures around. We then take off on a 3,000-mile adventure with our butterfly-themed show, "The Tale of Flutterby and Piggle."

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Haffen Park

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X196 Haffen Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.8732, -73.8377 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/519134eaa05be.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids Presents: The Gizmo Guys]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/the-gizmo-guys http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/the-gizmo-guys Date: July 15, 2013

Since 1987, The Gizmo Guys have appeared before well over a million people in more than 2000 live performances. Performing extensively in the U.S. and Canada, they have been in places as diverse as Japan and Saudi Arabia. Much more than a comedy juggling act, their act includes world class skills presented in original routines that amuse as well as amaze.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

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

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.846, -73.941 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51912f0310686.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Little Red's Hood]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-little-reds-hood http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-little-reds-hood Date: July 15, 2013

Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids. The production features a dozen, hand-made marionettes crafted by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre.

Like many of today’s children, Little Red is a smart, young city slicker who is too focused on her smartphone to notice her surroundings. Wulfric is a misunderstood wolf with a sweet tooth. When Little Red travels from New York City to the country to deliver some cupcakes to her Grandma, she encounters a colorful cast of characters as Wulfric the Wolf tries to head her off at the pass.

Little Red’s Hood is directed by Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre’s Artistic Director Bruce Cannon and written by Liam Hurley.

The CityParks PuppetMobile is the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Rochdale Park (JHS 72) (in Rochdale Park)

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Q413 Rochdale Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 10:30 am 40.6742, -73.775 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51ae1cb5e0de7.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Chess]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-chess http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-chess Date: July 15, 2013

Game boards, including chess, checkers, and backgammon, are available for a small fee. Provided by the Marshall Chess Club.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Petanque]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-petanque http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-petanque Date: July 15, 2013

Learn to play pétanque, the popular European game anchored in precision, patience, and camaraderie from members of La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC’s championship-winning club.

Available for parties.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7541, -73.9845 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Le Carrousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-le-carrousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-le-carrousel Date: July 15, 2013

Specially created to complement the park’s French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music.

Also available for parties.
April – May, 11am – 7pm
June – October, 11am – 8pm
(weather permitting)

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-games Date: July 15, 2013

Take a game break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From scrabble and mancala to dominoes and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: July 15, 2013

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Paddles and balls are provided free of charge. Sign up with an attendant in the park to reserve a time slot.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Beginner Japanese Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-beginner-japanese-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-beginner-japanese-class Date: July 15, 2013

Bonjour! Hola! Konnichiwa! Ciao! Learn a new language or brush up on your skills in these standalone classes. Attend at any time – lessons are not cumulative.

Registration required:
inlinguainBryantPark@inlingua.com

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 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 11:45 am 12:30 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Beginner Japanese Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-beginner-japanese-class1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-beginner-japanese-class1 Date: July 15, 2013

Bonjour! Hola! Konnichiwa! Ciao! Learn a new language or brush up on your skills in these standalone classes. Attend at any time – lessons are not cumulative.

Registration required:
inlinguainBryantPark@inlingua.com

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 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 11:45 am 12:30 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Beginner Japanese]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-beginner-japanese http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-beginner-japanese Date: July 15, 2013

Learn a new language or brush up on your skills in these standalone classes.

Registration required:
inlinguainBryantPark@inlingua.com

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 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 11:45 am 12:30 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Walk NYC: Willowbrook Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/walk-nyc-willowbrook-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/walk-nyc-willowbrook-park Date: July 15, 2013

Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. With funding provided by Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Parks will staff locations throughout the city with trained walking instructors to lead one-hour walks.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Carousel for All Children (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6039, -74.1586 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 15, 2013

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skill levels are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-piano Date: July 15, 2013

Clap your hands, stamp your feet, and say yeah to weekday performances of ragtime, jazz, boogie-woogie, and stride piano in Bryant Park.

Performace Schedule:
May 6 – 10 Terry Waldo
13 – 17 Jon Weber
20 – 24 Russ Kassoff
27 – 31 Larry Ham
June 3 – 7 Todd Robbins
10 – 14 Ayako Shirasaki
17 – 21 Luiz Simas
24 – 28 Joel Forrester
July 1 – 5 Junior Mance
8 – 12* Yuka Aikawa
15 – 19* Isaac ben Ayala
22 – 26* Dona Carter
29 – August 2* Deanna Witkowski
August 5 – 9* Roy Eaton
12 – 16* Victor Lin
19 – 23 Sue Maskaleris
26 – 30 Frank Owens
September 2 – 6 Armen Donelian
9 – 13 Dan Manjovi
16 – 20 Kuni Mikami
23 – 27 Daryl Sherman
*Piano will be held from 2pm – 4pm on Thursdays, July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 8, 15
Produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians and Sam Ash Music Stores.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELED: Belvedere's Kingdom]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/belvederes-kingdom http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/belvederes-kingdom Date: July 15, 2013

Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle, situated high on Vista Rock. The route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs and lasts 60 minutes.

Note: Groups of seven or more people must call (212) 360-2726 or email to schedule a custom tour.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7793, -73.9691 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d7073d1ff18.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Books Sing Presents My City Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/making-books-sing-presents-my-city-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/making-books-sing-presents-my-city-park Date: July 15, 2013

The New York Public Library will present Making Books Sing’s new touring production My City Park, for children ages 3-10. When Milo finds out that his favorite city park is going to be torn down and replaced with a shopping mall, he seeks out the help of his two best friends, Odessa the Owl and Bucky the Squirrel. This 45-minute educational performance, written by Brooke Boertzel and Melissa Gordon of Making Books Sing’s Education Department, features puppetry, original songs, and audience participation.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 662-9727

Location: George Bruce Branch

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2013-07-15 2013-07-15 4:00 pm 40.8138, -73.9569 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/519cdeb050567.JPG Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Presents Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival Date: July 15, 2013

The nation’s premier outdoor film festival brings classic films to the big screen for the 21st consecutive year.

Hush..Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Charlotte (Bette Davis) is plagued by disturbing memories and family secrets that slowly propel her into madness with the help of her cousin Miriam (Olivia de Havilland).

Lawn opens at 5:00pm. Movie begins at sunset.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 5:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Strength]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/outdoor-strength http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/outdoor-strength Date: July 15, 2013

Brooklyn Strength leads challenging and fun outdoor fitness classes that focus on strength training and aerobic intervals in and around Brooklyn Bridge Park. Meet at Pier 6, but make sure to arrive on time because the class is mobile!

All fitness classes are one hour long. Registration opens 30 minutes prior to class.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 7:00 pm 40.6926, -74.0019 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reel Talks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-reel-talks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/bryant-park-reel-talks Date: July 15, 2013

Ready…Set…Action...Reel insight into the movie of the week with resident film-buff Scott Adlerberg and guest experts in the crafts of screen-writing and movie-making.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series Presents Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/matin-luther-king-jr-concert-series-presents-kenny-babyface-edmonds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/matin-luther-king-jr-concert-series-presents-kenny-babyface-edmonds Date: July 15, 2013

The 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series features gospel, classic soul, and R&B stars for a summer of hot performances. Ten-time Grammy award winner Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds is the first to perform followed by Joe for a night of unforgettable R&B music.

Please bring your own chairs as seating is limited.

*No cameras, audio or video recording, alcohol, pets, or bottles are allowed. Smoking is also prohibited on the premises.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 222-0600

Location: Wingate Park

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B254 Wingate Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 7:30 pm 40.6586, -73.9443 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Coney Island Flicks on the Beach Presents Hunger Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/coney-island-flicks-on-the-beach-presents-hunger-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/coney-island-flicks-on-the-beach-presents-hunger-games Date: July 15, 2013

Coney Island Flicks on the Beach is a free film series hosted Monday nights throughout the summer. End your beach day with a movie on the boardwalk. Prior to the movie there will be entertainment. The film begins at dusk.

Hunger Games (2012): Katniss Everdeen must figure out a way to survive the Hunger Games, an annual televised death match.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

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

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 7:30 pm 40.5733, -73.978 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Philharmonic's Concerts in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/new-york-philharmonics-concerts-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/15/new-york-philharmonics-concerts-in-the-park Date: July 15, 2013

The New York Philharmonic's Concerts in the Parks, a popular New York tradition, is back for its 48th year. Music Director Alan Gilbert leads five outdoor concerts throughout the boroughs featuring Principal Cello Carter Brey. Music under the stars with family and friends makes for a perfect summer evening. And it's free — join us!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: The Great Lawn (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-15 2013-07-15 8:00 pm 40.7818, -73.9658 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: July 16, 2013

Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center for all ages and experience levels.

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 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/art-exhibit-fish-crushed-can-story-mixed-media http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/art-exhibit-fish-crushed-can-story-mixed-media Date: July 16, 2013

This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso is created from discarded, crushed aluminum cans found on the streets, and cardboard and burlap from local grocery, along with wordless hand-made books about a fish and a crushed can. This exhibit illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species, and is on display in the Visitor&Administration Building Gallery. Free with Garden admission.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-07-16 2013-07-16 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[12x12 Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/12x12-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/12x12-project Date: July 16, 2013

12x12 is a model display of a sustainably-built, off-grid tiny house. The house is a simple modular space with a rainwater-collecting butterfly roof, and wall panels inscribed with text and information from William Powers’ book “12x12” which details his experience living in the structure. These panels will vary and be movable, allowing the structure to grow and evolve as various artists and invited groups take up short-term residence.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-07-16 2013-07-16 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Eco-House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/nyc-ecohouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/nyc-ecohouse Date: July 16, 2013

Community Environmental Center EcoHouse is a unique experience. It’s a mobile, cutting-edge and interactive exhibit that lets you see behind the walls and underneath the floor of a home. You will learn how your house or apartment really works. A 21st-century classroom for students of all ages, the Community Environmental Center EcoHouse helps you understand how to save energy, save money and protect the natural world around you

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-07-16 2013-07-16 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/land-art-generator-initiative-freshkills-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/land-art-generator-initiative-freshkills-park Date: July 16, 2013

The Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park is an exhibition of the top 25 designs selected out of 250 submissions from around the globe by artists, architects, designers, engineers, landscape architects, and more. LAGI 2012 was an ideas competition to design a site-specific public artwork that, in addition to its conceptual beauty, has the ability to harness energy cleanly from nature and convert it into electricity for the utility grid. At 2,200 acres, Freshkills Park will be almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park developed in New York City in over 100 years. The transformation of what was formerly the world’s largest landfill into a productive and beautiful cultural destination will make the park a symbol of renewal and an expression of how our society can restore balance to its landscape. The top three submissions not only heighten the beauty of the surrounding park land but also provide a gateway into a greater discussion about the preservation of the environment.

Image Credits: Scene-Sensor // Crossing Social and Ecological Flows, James Murray & Shota Vashakmadze

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 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51bb75b891749.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/fitness-walk Date: July 16, 2013

Adults can join us on a free fitness walking program every Tuesday and Thursday morning. This program is terrific for adults of all ages. We have just extended this walk until October 31st.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x301

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 9:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Program at HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/summer-program-at-hsbc-childrens-garden-at-queens-botanical-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/summer-program-at-hsbc-childrens-garden-at-queens-botanical-garden Date: July 16, 2013

The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers children in our diverse metropolitan area a rare opportunity to learn about science and nature through practical, hands-on experiences in an outdoor environment.

When summer arrives, the fun and learning heat up, as children make salads from their spring vegetable plantings, bake cookies in a solar oven, learn about climate and environment, raise and release butterflies, plant delicious summer vegetables, conduct scavenger hunts, build planters and terrariums and lots more. Ages 5 through 12.

There are two sessions:

  • Summer I: July 8-August 21, Mondays & Wednesdays
  • Summer II: July 9-August 22, Tuesdays & Thursdays

Or you can create your own schedule. Contact us about other flexible options. You may call or email education@queensbotanical.org

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800 ext. 237

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-07-16 2013-07-16 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: RIPA/Nike Softball & Baseball Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/ripanike-softball-baseball-camp1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/ripanike-softball-baseball-camp1 Date: July 16, 2013

Please note: this event has been canceled.

On July 15-16, the Randall's Island Park Alliance and Nike will team up for an outstanding free two-day program in which participants will be led through softball and baseball-focused exercises and drills to help them hone their skills. Nike coaches will provide guidance to participants, from beginner to advanced, to build them into better, faster, stronger athletes. Participants will enjoy a premium Nike experience complete with product trials, giveaways, t-shirts and awards. Regardless of ability level, the camp will stimulate the athlete’s love for the game, encourage sportsmanship and build self-confidence.

This camp is free and open to boys and girls ages 12-18. For more information and to reserve your spot, visit http://randallsisland.org/events/ripanike-softball-baseball-camp/

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Randall's Island Park

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7965, -73.921 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[RIPA/Red Bulls/ West Side Soccer League Urban Soccer Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/ripared-bulls-west-side-soccer-league-urban-soccer-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/ripared-bulls-west-side-soccer-league-urban-soccer-camp Date: July 16, 2013

On July 15-19, the Randall's Island Park Alliance, in conjunction with the West Side Soccer League and the New York Red Bulls,will host its first-ever Urban Soccer Camp. The week-long intensive will build upon the Red Bulls’ Urban Soccer Program, an outreach initiative that serves urban communities in New York City. This free camp will provide local boys and girls with the opportunity to learn soccer from New York Red Bull coaches. Each child will receive a free t-shirt and soccer ball as part of the camp.

This camp is free and open to boys and girls of all experience levels ages 12-18. For more information and to reserve your spot, visit Randall Island Park Alliance's Soccer Camp page.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7965, -73.921; 40.7849, -73.9358 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Women In Comics Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/women-in-comics-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/women-in-comics-exhibition Date: July 16, 2013

“Women in Comics” celebrates the contributions from female creators in the sequential arts medium known as comics. Since the inception of this American Pop culture, women have always played a role as pencilers, inkers and even writers in the comic industry, but were never known because of their pseudonyms which rendered them sexless and misled the public to believe that they were males. The reasoning behind the pseudonyms was related to gaining employment as a writer or artist. Decades later, women today still are challenged to make their mark in a cartoon world overshadowed by muscles, testosterone and capes. “Women in Comics” unveils the mask of these heroine comic artists, writers, film makers, animators, characters and self publishers. “Women in Comics” is a Bronx Heroes® event and is curated by Ray Felix and Regine Sawyer.

Start time: 9:00 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 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[FLOW.13]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/flow13 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/flow13 Date: July 16, 2013

The Randall’s Island Park Alliance, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. FLOW is aimed at fostering appreciation of the shoreline through artistic expression, while calling visitors to interact with and care for the Park’s island environment. Each year, FLOW features five site specific projects by participants in the Bronx Museum’s Artists in the Marketplace (AIM) program for emerging artists.

Randall’s Island Park is a unique and remarkable waterfront resource, located in the East River with views of the Queens, Bronx and Manhattan shorelines. New waterfront pathways run along the 4.5-mile shoreline, which includes almost 9 acres of restored salt marsh and freshwater wetlands. The Park also offers a track & field stadium, a golf center, a 20-court tennis center and dozens of new playing fields, as well as the Harlem River Event Site, home of Made Event’s Electric Zoo, a three-day Labor Day weekend concert event at Randall’s Island which draws local and international DJ artists and audience.

FLOW.13 – this year's third annual exhibition – will be open to the public every day from June-November, and will feature five new site-specific installations, all reflecting and encouraging interaction with the Park’s history and environment. The five installations are located along the southern shoreline of Randall's Island Park.

FLOW is made possible through support from Made Event, proud producers of The Electric Zoo Festival, NYC’s largest electronic dance music festival, held annually at Randall’s Island Park.

The FLOW exhibitions express the confluence of art, music and environment at Randall’s Island Park, in the midst of one of the world’s greatest cities.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 9:00 am 40.7849, -73.9358 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Catch & Release Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/catch-release-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/catch-release-fishing Date: July 16, 2013

Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must release fish after catching them. Free for families and individuals; groups larger than 5 must reserve at least 2 weeks in advance.

Catch & Release Fishing

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/511bb82a307e4.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Library - Toddler Time]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/popup-library-toddler-time http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/popup-library-toddler-time Date: July 16, 2013

Join the Seward Park Librarians for a fun filled hour of stories, songs, fingerplays and more.

For children up to age 4.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (646) 395-4186

Location: Seward Park

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M082 Seward Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7148, -73.9892 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Young Artists in The Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/young-artists-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/young-artists-in-the-park Date: July 16, 2013

Please note: this event has been cancelled. Due to unforeseen funding short falls beyond our control we have to CANCEL the Art in the Park program. In future , we have to have community volunteers to assist in the programs. On Sept 14, when we have the Park's Birthday Party it would be helpful to have 6-8 adults help out. Call 442-0336 to volunteer. Refer to our websites for future updates. - See more at: http://westerleighpark.com

Children of all ages will get watercolor lessons by the gazebo in beautiful Westerleigh Park. Each week there will be a different scene to paint.

NOTE: We will be outdoors, so please remember bug repellent and sunscreen for your child. An adult MUST accompany young children. Beverages will be available. The program will be cancelled if it rains.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Public Library's Kidsmobile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/brooklyn-public-librarys-kidsmobile http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/brooklyn-public-librarys-kidsmobile Date: July 16, 2013

Brooklyn Public Library brings its colorful Kidsmobile to Pier 6! Families can enjoy reading in this children's library on wheels and special programs presented by the Brooklyn Public Library.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6926, -74.0019 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids Presents: Javaka Steptoe]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/javaka-steptoe http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/javaka-steptoe Date: July 16, 2013

Javaka Steptoe: Story teller/author/illustrator presents an interactive reading of Jimi Sounds Like A Rainbow, a story of the young Jimi Hendrix. A children's book written by Gary Golio.

Jimi Hendrix was many things: a superstar, a rebel, a hero, an innovator. But first, he was a boy named Jimmy who loved to draw and paint and listen to records. In this interactive story telling Javaka Steptoe chronicles Jimmy's creative journey from humble beginnings, to world renown electric Rock, Blues guitar legend Jimi Hendrix a groundbreaking performer whose music shook the very foundations of rock 'n' roll.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Maria Hernandez Park

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B016 Maria Hernandez Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7036, -73.9234 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/518d4c002a791.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-storytime Date: July 16, 2013

Hosted by: Cali Co Cat

Tails, meowsic, and arts & crafts to boot!


In case of rain, Word for Word Storytime will be canceled.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids Presents: The Gizmo Guys]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/the-gizmo-guys http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/the-gizmo-guys Date: July 16, 2013

Since 1987, The Gizmo Guys have appeared before well over a million people in more than 2000 live performances. Performing extensively in the U.S. and Canada, they have been in places as diverse as Japan and Saudi Arabia. Much more than a comedy juggling act, their act includes world class skills presented in original routines that amuse as well as amaze.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Rufus King Park

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7039, -73.8034 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51912f0310686.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Mad. Sq. Kids Summer Concert Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/mad-sq-kids-summer-concert-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/mad-sq-kids-summer-concert-series Date: July 16, 2013

Mad. Sq. Kids Concerts is a series of outdoor concerts especially for children and their families with energetic beats and engaging lyrics. Come ready to get down and boogie!

Performace Schedule:

June 11 – Steve Songs

June 13 – Audra Rox

June 18 – The Deedle Deedle Dees

June 20 – Matt Wilson’s Family Jazz Band

June 25? – Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band

June 27 – KBC Kids

July 2 – Big Bang Boom

July 9 – Alastair Moock and Friends

July 11 – David Weinstone and the Music for Aardvarks Band

July 16 – Recess Monkey

July 18 – Robbi K & Friends

July 23 – The Rockdoves

July 25 – Songs for Seeds

July 30 – The Dirty Sock Funtime Band

August 1 – Billy Jonas and the Billy Jonas Band

August 6 – The Suzi Shelton Band

August 8 – Shine and the Moonbeams

For more information about the artists visit the Madison Square Park website.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 325-2101

Location: Madison Square Park

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M052 Madison Square Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 10:30 am 40.7413, -73.9884 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Little Red's Hood]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-little-reds-hood http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-little-reds-hood Date: July 16, 2013

Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids. The production features a dozen, hand-made marionettes crafted by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre.

Like many of today’s children, Little Red is a smart, young city slicker who is too focused on her smartphone to notice her surroundings. Wulfric is a misunderstood wolf with a sweet tooth. When Little Red travels from New York City to the country to deliver some cupcakes to her Grandma, she encounters a colorful cast of characters as Wulfric the Wolf tries to head her off at the pass.

Little Red’s Hood is directed by Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre’s Artistic Director Bruce Cannon and written by Liam Hurley.

The CityParks PuppetMobile is the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Park

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M015 Columbus Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 10:30 am 40.7152, -74 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51ae1cb5e0de7.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Chess]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-chess http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-chess Date: July 16, 2013

Game boards, including chess, checkers, and backgammon, are available for a small fee. Provided by the Marshall Chess Club.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Petanque]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-petanque http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-petanque Date: July 16, 2013

Learn to play pétanque, the popular European game anchored in precision, patience, and camaraderie from members of La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC’s championship-winning club.

Available for parties.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7541, -73.9845 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Le Carrousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-le-carrousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-le-carrousel Date: July 16, 2013

Specially created to complement the park’s French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music.

Also available for parties.
April – May, 11am – 7pm
June – October, 11am – 8pm
(weather permitting)

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-games Date: July 16, 2013

Take a game break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From scrabble and mancala to dominoes and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: July 16, 2013

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Paddles and balls are provided free of charge. Sign up with an attendant in the park to reserve a time slot.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Hip Pickles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/hip-pickles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/hip-pickles Date: July 16, 2013

Enjoy an awesome interactive percussion band that teaches, and allows the kids to try out their instruments.

Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 96th Street & Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5825, -73.8168 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Books Sing Presents My City Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/making-books-sing-presents-my-city-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/making-books-sing-presents-my-city-park Date: July 16, 2013

The New York Public Library will present Making Books Sing’s new touring production My City Park, for children ages 3-10. When Milo finds out that his favorite city park is going to be torn down and replaced with a shopping mall, he seeks out the help of his two best friends, Odessa the Owl and Bucky the Squirrel. This 45-minute educational performance, written by Brooke Boertzel and Melissa Gordon of Making Books Sing’s Education Department, features puppetry, original songs, and audience participation.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 964-6598

Location: Chatham Square Branch

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2013-07-16 2013-07-16 11:00 am 40.7134, -73.9965 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/519cdf532c116.JPG Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Meet the Birds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-meet-the-birds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-meet-the-birds Date: July 16, 2013

Get an up-close visit with exotic birds from Arcadia Bird Sanctuary and Educational Center.

*No "Meet the Birds" on June 25 and July 2*

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 11:30 am 2:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-juggling1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-juggling1 Date: July 16, 2013

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skill levels are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-piano Date: July 16, 2013

Clap your hands, stamp your feet, and say yeah to weekday performances of ragtime, jazz, boogie-woogie, and stride piano in Bryant Park.

Performace Schedule:
May 6 – 10 Terry Waldo
13 – 17 Jon Weber
20 – 24 Russ Kassoff
27 – 31 Larry Ham
June 3 – 7 Todd Robbins
10 – 14 Ayako Shirasaki
17 – 21 Luiz Simas
24 – 28 Joel Forrester
July 1 – 5 Junior Mance
8 – 12* Yuka Aikawa
15 – 19* Isaac ben Ayala
22 – 26* Dona Carter
29 – August 2* Deanna Witkowski
August 5 – 9* Roy Eaton
12 – 16* Victor Lin
19 – 23 Sue Maskaleris
26 – 30 Frank Owens
September 2 – 6 Armen Donelian
9 – 13 Dan Manjovi
16 – 20 Kuni Mikami
23 – 27 Daryl Sherman
*Piano will be held from 2pm – 4pm on Thursdays, July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 8, 15
Produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians and Sam Ash Music Stores.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELED: History of Sports in Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/history-of-sports-in-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/history-of-sports-in-central-park Date: July 16, 2013

Learn how tastes in recreation have changed since the mid-19th century and how the Park has been changed to mirror those tastes. The route for this walk involves a few stairs.

For directions, please call (212) 794-4064.

NOTE: Groups of seven or more people must call (212) 360-2726 or email to schedule a custom tour.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 12:30 pm 1:45 pm 40.7691, -73.9741 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d707e68e71c.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knitting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-knitting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-knitting Date: July 16, 2013

Beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided. Call to pre-register or take a chance and drop by.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 787-5896

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Knit & Crochet Beginner's Group]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/knit-crochet-beginners-group http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/knit-crochet-beginners-group Date: July 16, 2013

All participants will learn how to purchase yarn, needles & hooks, read directions and make a 4"x4" square to measure tension to be able to finish a pot holder or scarf. Knitters will learn how to cast on and how to knit or purl. Crocheters will learn to chain, single crochet, and double crochet.

Supplies:

Participants should bring a 7oz skein of light colored worsted weight yarn. No multi-colored, nor dark colored yarns. Knitters should purchase #8 needles, crocheters should purchase an "H" hook.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Knitting-Intermediate]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/knittingintermediate http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/knittingintermediate Date: July 16, 2013

Learn to double knit. Must be proficient in reading directions. Bring two balls of contrasting colored, worsted weight, cotton yarn and a pair of #6 knitting needles.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Let's go Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/lets-go-kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/lets-go-kayaking Date: July 16, 2013

Be the captain of your own boat. Learn beginner paddling skills and practice in the calm waters of Jamaica Bay. 30 – minute sessions. Kayaks and life vests provided. Early arrival suggested.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Canarsie Pier

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2013-07-16 2013-07-16 5:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.6287, -73.8839 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51a4c478be98f.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 16, 2013

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skill levels are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/green-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/green-team Date: July 16, 2013

Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who beautify the park every week. The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants. The Green Team is a wonderful opportunity to learn about gardening, enjoy nature, and make the park look its best. No experience necessary.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7041, -73.9902 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Stargazing on the High Line]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/every-tuesday-stargazing-on-the-high-line http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/every-tuesday-stargazing-on-the-high-line Date: July 16, 2013

You don’t have to leave New York City to see the stars.

Gaze at the stars, planets, and Moon through the high-powered telescopes of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York, and chat with the experts about the sights you see. Stargazing at the High Line takes place every Tuesday, beginning at dusk, between Tuesday, April 2 and Tuesday, October 29.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: 14th Street Passage (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 6:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.7417, -74.0078 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5141fffebc529.png Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates - Mat Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-mat-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-mat-class Date: July 16, 2013

This total body workout is a great way to develop superior core muscle power and tone, all with a beautiful view of the Hudson. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5155be3aaa1f8.JPG Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Tuesday Tours: Weekly Guided Walking Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/tuesday-tours-weekly-free-guided-walking-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/tuesday-tours-weekly-free-guided-walking-tours Date: July 16, 2013

Hear the story behind New York City’s park in the sky. Tuesday Tours are free hour-long walking tours led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider’s perspective on the park’s history, design, and landscape.

Tuesday Tours take place weekly between Tuesday, May 7 and Tuesday, September 24.

Space is limited. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to guarantee a spot.

Tuesday Tours are subject to cancellation due to weather. Check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates every Tuesday by noon.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: 14th Street Passage (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7417, -74.0078 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51420073ab7ef.png Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/evening-yoga Date: July 16, 2013

This class is appropriate for all ages and abilities. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring your own mat and water. No class in case of rain. Please follow us on Facebook for most up-to-date weather info.

June 25th- Shawna
July 2nd- Joanna
July 9th- Hannah
July 16th- Jennie E.
July 23rd- Rian
July 30th- Nicoli
August 6th- Shawna
August 13th- Jenn L.
August 20th- Rian
August 27th- Nancy

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Tree Talks with Parkies and Friends: NYC Parks' Response to Hurricane Sandy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/tree-talks-with-parkies-and-friends-nyc-parks-response-to-hurricane-sandy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/tree-talks-with-parkies-and-friends-nyc-parks-response-to-hurricane-sandy Date: July 16, 2013

Join us for a lecture series celebrating all the intricacies, challenges, and decisions involved in urban forestry in New York City! All lectures take place in the Arsenal Building 3rd Floor Gallery, at 830 5th Ave. (at East 64th Street), Manhattan.

On July 16, NYC Parks Forester Danielle Gift will present "NYC Parks' Response to Hurricane Sandy," a lecture on how foresters have dealt with severe storms affecting our urban forest.

Please register in advance for each lecture you plan to attend.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7676, -73.9713 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in Seward Park - Pop-Up Yoga NYC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/summer-in-seward-park-popup-yoga-nyc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/summer-in-seward-park-popup-yoga-nyc Date: July 16, 2013

Join us for a meditative end to the day. Open level Vinyasa style. BYOM (bring your own mat) and let your stress melt away.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Seward Park

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M082 Seward Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7148, -73.9892 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: July 16, 2013

Shape Up NYC (an NYC Parks program run in partnership with Equinox, NYC Service, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) offers more than 175 free fitness classes every week at locations across the five boroughs to help New Yorkers get and stay fit.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.5934, -73.7512 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Meli'sa Morgan / Fonda Rae / Alicia Myers / Marley Marl / Hosted by Bob Lee in association with WBLS]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/melisa-morgan-marley-marl-hosted-by-bob-lee-in-association-with-wbls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/16/melisa-morgan-marley-marl-hosted-by-bob-lee-in-association-with-wbls Date: July 16, 2013

New York soul songstress Meli'sa Morgan began her professional career as a backup singer, working with a number of major artists including Whitney Houston and Chaka Khan. Morgan's debut single, a cover of Prince’s hit “Do Me Baby,” shot to the top of the charts and the album of the same name hit the top five. It showed Morgan to be an appealing, sultry singer and a developing songwriter. Following up with another hit, “Do You Still Love Me” as well as her sophomore disc, Good Love, Morgan became well known as one of R&B’s songbirds and continues to contribute guest vocals to a number of artists today.

Dance music legend Fonda Rae was famed for combining her sexy sound to hot dance tracks embarking on a singing career that has produced an enviable reputation. Rae burst onto the music scene and was introduced to the world with the song "Deputy of Love" a smash hit that climbed fast to #1 Position on the Billboard dance charts. Then she recorded "Over Like A Fat Rat" which by many was named one of the best titles of the 80s, and until this day is still loved and played repeatedly around the globe. She has performed numerous engagements with renowned artists such as Isaac Hayes, Mary J. Blidge and Carl Thomas.

Vocalist Alicia Myers was a charter member of Al Hudson & the Soul Partners, which later became One Way, before she departed in the early 80s for a solo career. She earned a top ten hit with “You Get the Best From Me (Say, Say, Say)” in 1984, although her strongest record was the Gospel/Soul album, I Want to Thank You. In 2011, Myers released a new album, entitled Peace Of Mind.

One of Hip-Hop's first super-producers, Marley Marl was an early innovator in the art of sampling, that resulted in some of the sharpest beats and hooks during rap’s Golden Age. As the founder of Cold Chillin’ Records, Marl assembled a roster filled with some of the finest Hip-Hop talent in New York during the 1980s. His production work for those and many other artists boasted a bright, booming, and robust sound that helped move street-level Hip-Hop’s into more mainstream territory. His production credits span Hip-Hop royalty including, Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Capone-N-Noreaga, and Fat Joe.

“Doctor” Bob Lee is one of the most recognized entertainment personalities in New York, with his career in radio, music and television spanning over 30 years. You can hear Lee on WBLS at midnight every Sunday through Thursday as he spins today’s R&B and Classical Soul hits until 5 A.M, and on air every day with his “Daily Dose" series tackling health issues which affect the community.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queensbridge Park

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Q104 Queensbridge Park 2013-07-16 2013-07-16 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7566, -73.9486 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/516c33be04fdd.jpg Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:11:07 EDT