NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:13:32 GMT <![CDATA[External Forces: An Exhibit by Artist Sarah Yuster]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/external-forces-an-exhibit-by-artist-sarah-yuster http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/external-forces-an-exhibit-by-artist-sarah-yuster Date: November 12, 2015

NYC Parks is pleased to present the exhibition External Forces. This series of oil paintings by artist Sarah Yuster depicts artists in situ at various Staten Island locations, specifically preserved natural areas and parks.

This exhibit has been extended to January 3, 2016.

Lenape Gallery hours are Tuesdays to Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The gallery is closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: 'Counterpoint', oil on board 24" x 24", dancers move through a space where a Hurricane Sandy destroyed home once stood.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560969c369158.jpg Thu, 03 Dec 2015 18:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Art Workshop: Nature PhotographyBack to Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/art-workshop-nature-photographyback-to-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/art-workshop-nature-photographyback-to-nature Date: November 12, 2015

Mastering lens, light, color, depth of field, composition, image-editing software and printers is a life-long process for all photographers. Focusing on the autumn landscape, photographer Benjamin Swett offers a course on the fundamentals of photography in the digital age, combining demonstrations and outdoor photography assignments with reviews of student work.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f87875c509b.jpg Thu, 22 Oct 2015 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/stretching-toning-relaxation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/stretching-toning-relaxation Date: November 12, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:49 EST
<![CDATA[Autumn Foliage Walk at Randall's Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/autumn-foliage-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/autumn-foliage-walk Date: November 12, 2015

Join us for a guided walk along our waterfront to view the gorgeous fall colors in our horticultural areas and wetlands!

Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues. In addition to the breathtaking views along the waterfront, participants will be guided through our salt marsh and our recently completed woodland path!

Bring your friends, family, and your camera! Hot beverages will be provided. Meet us at the base of the 103rd Street Footbridge.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56312e598fd76.jpg Wed, 28 Oct 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: November 12, 2015

Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Enjoy a great variety of the scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements the park has to offer. Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, the lake, and Strawberry Fields.

The tour route involves a few stairs. Tour starts in front of the Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue), and ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review the Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully.

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

For more information, please review these Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

Location: East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56423e4f3f7a0.jpg Thu, 12 Nov 2015 17:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark Date: November 12, 2015

Alice Austen House's 30th anniversary exhibition brings to light the history of the museum’s National and New York City Landmark building, tracing its path from one-room Dutch farmhouse in the 1690s, to Victorian Gothic cottage and home to early American photographer Alice Austen (1866-1952), to protected landmark, to public museum. Presented upon the museum’s 30th anniversary and as part of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the NYC Landmarks Law, this exhibition explores the Alice Austen House’s significance in New York City history and tells the fascinating story of the saving of the house from threatened destruction. On view during museum hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4e908e6cb.jpg Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place Date: November 12, 2015

Starting last year on Alice Austen’s birthday, the Alice Austen House began a project documenting the grounds and waterfront from Austen’s home, Clear Comfort. Each day since then the house, grounds, and activities of the site have been documented, much like Alice Austen did over a hundred years ago. The museum will present an installation of nearly 200 snapshots capturing the daily life of this historic site and invite visitors to participate in the project.

Alice Austen Everyday is on view September 26 – December 30, 2015 and shown in conjunction with the museum’s 30th Anniversary exhibition “Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark," tracing the history of the house. Recently tagged images will also be on view, presented on an iPad in the gallery. Exhibition s on view during museum hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm.

Be like Alice Austen: Upload images taken during the day to social media using the hashtag #aliceausteneveryday. Not on social media? Email photos with title, date, and name of photographer to info@aliceausten.org to be included in the project.

Cover Photo Contest: Submit a #aliceausteneveryday photo of the house and grounds of Clear Comfort to info@aliceausten.org by November 1, 2015. The selected winner’s photo will be used as the Alice Austen House’s Facebook Cover Photo.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4f87442a0.jpg Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum Date: November 12, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/yoga-at-morrisjumel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/yoga-at-morrisjumel Date: November 12, 2015

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55301789374c7.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Tunisian Patterned Scarf-Making Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/crochet-beginners-class-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/crochet-beginners-class-adults Date: November 12, 2015

Participants will create a Tunisian crocheted, striped Fibonacci inspired scarf; producing an interesting numerical sequencing pattern effect on the work.

Students bring own materials (#H Tunisian crochet hook, #4 color worsted weight yarn-two contrasting or complementary colors of your choice).

This is a class for those with serious interest in learning Tunisian crochet and working with two colors.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 29 Dec 2015 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Teen PASS]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/teen-pass http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/teen-pass Date: November 12, 2015

When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents of 6th - 8th graders. We create a safe space for young people to grow as scientists and artists, nature lovers and healthy individuals alongside our gifted staff.

Programs are held during weekday afternoons, select Saturdays and school holidays at Red Hook Recreation Center, Faber Park Field House and Westside Collaborative middle school. Check each individual site for specific program schedules.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123602746

Location: Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park),Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area)

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R008, B126 Faber Pool and Park, Red Hook Recreation Area 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000; 40.67240142822265600, -74.00399780273438000 Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/3-to-6-club Date: November 12, 2015

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Teen Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/teen-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/teen-fitness Date: November 12, 2015

Youth and teens ages 12-17 years are can use utilize the cardio and weight training rooms to build strength and endurance under the supervision of trained personnel.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Draw and Ink Cartoon Characters]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/arts-culture-fun-make-your-mark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/arts-culture-fun-make-your-mark Date: November 12, 2015

Adult workshop to learn how to draw and ink your own cartoon characters. You will have fun building expressive characters through gesture, movement and line quality. No prior knowledge of drawing is needed. Beginners are welcome. Supplies will be provided. Maurice Buckley’s work explores expression and development of characters through shape and basic principles of anatomy. He received his Bachelor of Fine arts at Alfred University in 2013, with a focus in print and sculpture. Currently he is working hard developing his sequential art skills. You can find some of his work at mauricebuckleyportfolio.weebly.com.

Please RSVP here to reserve your spot.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.87689971923828000, -73.87650299072266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5616cc6de52b2.jpg Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Bollywood Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/bollywood-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/bollywood-workout Date: November 12, 2015

Experience a Bollywood-inspired dance fitness program that combines exhilarating choregraphy and calorie-burning workouts with upbeat music from around the world. All levels welcome!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 Thu, 05 Nov 2015 13:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[In The Wings Productions: Gypsy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/in-the-wings-productions-presents-gypsy1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/in-the-wings-productions-presents-gypsy1 Date: November 12, 2015

The musical is based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous striptease artist, and her mother, Rose, the ultimate show business mother. After her daughter June (her first choice for stardom) elopes, Mama Rose turns her attention to her older, less talented daughter, Louise, who eventually becomes a burlesque stripper named Gypsy Rose Lee.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 425-3525

Location: Music Hall (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)

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R116 Snug Harbor Cultural Center 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.64339654484100000, -74.10136797533900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5630ebc2b0607.jpg Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Stories From The Field: Hurricane Sandy Recovery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/stories-from-the-field-hurricane-sandy-recovery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/stories-from-the-field-hurricane-sandy-recovery Date: November 12, 2015

Upon the third year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, join us as we look back at how NYC Parks played a significant role in the recovery efforts following the devastation of Rockaway Beach. The evening presentation includes a talk and slideshow by Parks employee Mike DeRosa and live music by musician Abhik Mukherjee, renowned sitarist and a resident of Rockaway Beach.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 397-3159

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5633d69499f45.jpg Wed, 04 Nov 2015 18:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Free Outdoor Exercise Classes in Morningside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/free-outdoor-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/free-outdoor-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park Date: November 13, 2015

This class involves walking and using park benches to work various muscle groups.

Led by Nancy Bruning, certified fitness trainer and creator of the Morningside Park Green Gym Progam.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 7:45 am

Contact phone: 419-962-6292

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

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M056 Morningside Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 7:00 am 7:45 am 40.80244445800781000, -73.95873260498047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f31cc205078.png Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Picture the Park Photo Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/picture-the-park-photo-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/picture-the-park-photo-exhibition Date: November 13, 2015

The Pelham Bay Park Picture the Park! Exhibit features 30 photos from each of five categories about Pelham Bay Park – Seasons, People in the Park, Wildlife, Infused by Bronx History and Scenic Vistas. Winning photos were chosen based on the number of Facebook “likes” each photo received. The contest took place on the Friends’ Facebook page from February 1 through May of this year. Each photo offers interesting perspectives on how the park is used and viewed by people who love it. The Grand Prize Winner is Nilka Martell, whose photo “Split Rock” received the most “likes” on Facebook.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Farmers Market Fridays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/farmers-market-friday http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/farmers-market-friday Date: November 13, 2015

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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<![CDATA[Exhibition - Swampland: Photographs by Ruth Wetzel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel Date: November 13, 2015

New York artist Ruth Wetzel spends hours trekking through wetlands in waders photographing magnified views of diverse plant life and ecosystems found in New York. She isolates intimate details in the swamps—plumes of sediment, verdant foliage, and colorful reflections—allowing abstract forms to shine. Swampland includes over 30 small and large format photographs of wetlands around her upstate Stone Ridge, New York home, as well as a newly created series of photographs documenting New York City’s Alley Pond Park in Queens, Prospect Park Lake, and Spuyten Duyvil Creek.

Exhibition is free. Closed on holidays

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997070000, -73.97129821777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560af9e542a51.jpg Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[External Forces: An Exhibit by Artist Sarah Yuster]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/external-forces-an-exhibit-by-artist-sarah-yuster http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/external-forces-an-exhibit-by-artist-sarah-yuster Date: November 13, 2015

NYC Parks is pleased to present the exhibition External Forces. This series of oil paintings by artist Sarah Yuster depicts artists in situ at various Staten Island locations, specifically preserved natural areas and parks.

This exhibit has been extended to January 3, 2016.

Lenape Gallery hours are Tuesdays to Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The gallery is closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: 'Counterpoint', oil on board 24" x 24", dancers move through a space where a Hurricane Sandy destroyed home once stood.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560969c369158.jpg Thu, 03 Dec 2015 18:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Children's Story Time & Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/childrens-story-time-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/childrens-story-time-art Date: November 13, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 10:00 am 10:30 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: November 13, 2015

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

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

For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully.

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56423eb442327.jpg Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark Date: November 13, 2015

Alice Austen House's 30th anniversary exhibition brings to light the history of the museum’s National and New York City Landmark building, tracing its path from one-room Dutch farmhouse in the 1690s, to Victorian Gothic cottage and home to early American photographer Alice Austen (1866-1952), to protected landmark, to public museum. Presented upon the museum’s 30th anniversary and as part of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the NYC Landmarks Law, this exhibition explores the Alice Austen House’s significance in New York City history and tells the fascinating story of the saving of the house from threatened destruction. On view during museum hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4e908e6cb.jpg Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place Date: November 13, 2015

Starting last year on Alice Austen’s birthday, the Alice Austen House began a project documenting the grounds and waterfront from Austen’s home, Clear Comfort. Each day since then the house, grounds, and activities of the site have been documented, much like Alice Austen did over a hundred years ago. The museum will present an installation of nearly 200 snapshots capturing the daily life of this historic site and invite visitors to participate in the project.

Alice Austen Everyday is on view September 26 – December 30, 2015 and shown in conjunction with the museum’s 30th Anniversary exhibition “Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark," tracing the history of the house. Recently tagged images will also be on view, presented on an iPad in the gallery. Exhibition s on view during museum hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm.

Be like Alice Austen: Upload images taken during the day to social media using the hashtag #aliceausteneveryday. Not on social media? Email photos with title, date, and name of photographer to info@aliceausten.org to be included in the project.

Cover Photo Contest: Submit a #aliceausteneveryday photo of the house and grounds of Clear Comfort to info@aliceausten.org by November 1, 2015. The selected winner’s photo will be used as the Alice Austen House’s Facebook Cover Photo.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4f87442a0.jpg Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC SPARX: Technology and Dance for Girls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/nycsparx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/nycsparx Date: November 13, 2015

Girls who like dancing, fashion, games, apps, sports, fitness, chatting and technology will love this program! They'll learn coding, tinkering, app building, technology and get homework help and college prep. Appropriate for young women ages 12-17.

Register online at tinyurl.com/sparxquick.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/seasonal-crafts Date: November 13, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:16 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: November 13, 2015

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and some stairs. Tour starts inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

Location: Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56423f05b161b.jpg Thu, 12 Nov 2015 17:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Art Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/kids-art-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/kids-art-class Date: November 13, 2015

Learn drawing and painting techniques using multiple mediums.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 2:30 pm 3:45 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Teen PASS]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/teen-pass http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/teen-pass Date: November 13, 2015

When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents of 6th - 8th graders. We create a safe space for young people to grow as scientists and artists, nature lovers and healthy individuals alongside our gifted staff.

Programs are held during weekday afternoons, select Saturdays and school holidays at Red Hook Recreation Center, Faber Park Field House and Westside Collaborative middle school. Check each individual site for specific program schedules.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123602746

Location: Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park),Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area)

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R008, B126 Faber Pool and Park, Red Hook Recreation Area 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000; 40.67240142822265600, -74.00399780273438000 Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/3-to-6-club Date: November 13, 2015

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Green Girls After School Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/green-girls-after-school-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/green-girls-after-school-program Date: November 13, 2015

Green Girls is an innovative program that inspires early adolescents to excel as environmental scientists, media artists and stewards of New York City’s precious natural resources. Open to girls in 6th, 7th and 8th grade, Green Girls continues throughout the school year with FREE weekly sessions at I.S. 204 in Long Island City Queens. Green Girls after school combines science, technology, interactive games and field trips that focus on the healthy and well-being of our waterways.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123602788

Location: IS 204. 36th Avenue and 28th Street. Long Island City.

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2015-11-13 2015-11-13 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.75670117430000000, -73.93281698230000000 Wed, 23 Sep 2015 15:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks 8-Ball Billiards Championship]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/nyc-parks-8ball-billiards-championship http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/nyc-parks-8ball-billiards-championship Date: November 13, 2015

You are invited to watch NYC's best face off in our 8-Ball Championship!

Pool tables are available at many of NYC Parks' Recreation Centers around the city, included in your membership. The top Recreation Center members from recent borough tournaments play to win the title and prizes.

The teen tournament takes place from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The adults face off from 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Prizes were generously furnished by Predator Cues, with support from professional pool player Tony Robles.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3300

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 4:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.74829864501953000, -74.00219726562500000 Mon, 09 Nov 2015 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Go Girl Athletics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/go-girl-athletics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/go-girl-athletics Date: November 13, 2015

Girls ages 12-17 years are invited to practice and improve their athletic skills by combining cardio and weight training to improve strength and flexibility along with cardio endurance.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Wed, 23 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Wave Runners Youth Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/ocean-breeze-wave-runners-youth-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/ocean-breeze-wave-runners-youth-track-club Date: November 13, 2015

The Ocean Breeze Wave Runners Youth Track Club has been established to give back to the community through the sport we all love: track & field. No prior experience is needed and all children ages 7 - 17 years old are encouraged to join!

The Ocean Breeze Wave Runners Youth Track Club will strive to develop and create a world class and progressive tradition within the Track and Field/Cross Country Athletics community. Practices will include training in cross country, sprinting events, middle distance and distance events, field events (including jumping and throwing events), and much more.

With our universal belief in athletics as a stepping stone for success, we feel that the Ocean Breeze Wave Runners can promote, develop, and empower our youth through physical training and mental discipline. Through hard work, motivation, and dedication, members will be able to achieve their goals and, ultimately, cultivate a foundation for a successful lifestyle. We believe, with these skills, the children of the Ocean Breeze Wave Runners Track Club will develop good practices and improve their character and confidence.

Our mission as a Track Club is to encourage young athletes to prepare rigorously for all challenges, develop a trust and belief in themselves and others, believes they can accomplish anything with the correct mindset and effort, and consistently train for personal and team improvement.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

Location: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 4:30 pm 6:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Movie Night: Hotel Transylvania]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/movie-night-hotel-transylvania http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/movie-night-hotel-transylvania Date: November 13, 2015

Welcome to the Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up, free from meddling from the human world. Over-protective of his teenage daughter, Mavis, Dracula fabricates tales of elaborate dangers to dissuade her adventurous spirit. As a haven for Mavis, he opens the Hotel Transylvania, where his daughter and some of the world's most famous monsters Frankenstein and his bride, the Mumm, a family of werewolves, and more can kick back in safety and peace. For Drac, catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem but his world could come crashing down when one ordinary guy stumbles on the hotel and takes a shine to Mavis. Paraphrase from Swank websote.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 471-4818

Location: Sorrentino Recreation Center

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Q446 Sorrentino Recreation Center 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.60240173339844000, -73.76249694824219000 Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Frist Responders vs. Youth Basketball Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/frist-responders-vs-youth-basketball-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/frist-responders-vs-youth-basketball-tournament Date: November 13, 2015

Highbridge Recreation Center is hosting the first annual First Responders vs. Youth Basketball Tournament! Kids and teens are welcome to participate. Get to know your local NYPD officers from the 33rd precinct and FDNY Engine/Ladder 13, who will be playing.

Walk-ins welcome. Please call (212) 927-2012 or email Erica.Serrano@parks.nyc.gov for more information.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-927-2012

Location: Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.84260177612305000, -73.93430328369140000 Fri, 13 Nov 2015 12:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[In The Wings Productions: Gypsy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/in-the-wings-productions-presents-gypsy1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/13/in-the-wings-productions-presents-gypsy1 Date: November 13, 2015

The musical is based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous striptease artist, and her mother, Rose, the ultimate show business mother. After her daughter June (her first choice for stardom) elopes, Mama Rose turns her attention to her older, less talented daughter, Louise, who eventually becomes a burlesque stripper named Gypsy Rose Lee.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 425-3525

Location: Music Hall (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)

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R116 Snug Harbor Cultural Center 2015-11-13 2015-11-13 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.64339654484100000, -74.10136797533900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5630ebc2b0607.jpg Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Picture the Park Photo Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/picture-the-park-photo-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/picture-the-park-photo-exhibition Date: November 14, 2015

The Pelham Bay Park Picture the Park! Exhibit features 30 photos from each of five categories about Pelham Bay Park – Seasons, People in the Park, Wildlife, Infused by Bronx History and Scenic Vistas. Winning photos were chosen based on the number of Facebook “likes” each photo received. The contest took place on the Friends’ Facebook page from February 1 through May of this year. Each photo offers interesting perspectives on how the park is used and viewed by people who love it. The Grand Prize Winner is Nilka Martell, whose photo “Split Rock” received the most “likes” on Facebook.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-at-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-at-westerleigh-park Date: November 14, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Westerleigh Park to help clean, rake, and weed throughout the Park. Volunteers are also needed to help in planting seeds. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up and beautifying Westerleigh Park!

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: NULL

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.61980056762695000, -74.13449859619140000 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[GrowNYC Greenmarket]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/grownyc-greenmarket http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/grownyc-greenmarket Date: November 14, 2015

This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.

Shoppers will find a bountiful selection of seasonal produce from the Black Dirt region of Orange County, Mexican specialty produce from Richmond County, orchard fruit and juice, meat, poultry and eggs, and multi-ethnic artisan breads. Free cooking demonstrations are held weekly, featuring seasonal items from the market, and family-friendly activities take place throughout the season.

Bring your compost to the park to be collected by BIG!Compost, every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. WIC and FMNP checks accepted at individual farm stands. EBT/Food Stamps/Debit/Credit accepted at market information tent.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558c1ac67720d.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Van Cortlandt Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/van-cortlandt-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/van-cortlandt-track-club Date: November 14, 2015

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.888, -73.8968 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza Date: November 14, 2015

At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park? Established in 1989, the Grand Army Plaza greenmarket is the flagship Brooklyn market. EBT/Food Stamps and WIC & Senior FMNP coupons accepted year-round.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:08 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park Date: November 14, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2813

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8824, -73.9184 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555228029ff87.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/bird-walks Date: November 14, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 691-7483

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.8911, -73.894 Thu, 28 May 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: November 14, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Simeone Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-at-simeone-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-at-simeone-park Date: November 14, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Recycle Arts to help conduct a general cleanup at Simeone Park. Recycle Arts will be also offer a free recycle art workshop with volunteers after the cleanup.

To register for this project, please email BinFeng.Zheng@parks.nyc. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up Simeone Park!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Simeone Park

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Q474 Simeone Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.74100112915000000, -73.85990142822300000 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/shape-up-nyc-mind-body-fusion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/shape-up-nyc-mind-body-fusion Date: November 14, 2015

Low-impact cardio followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress, and work out every muscle. This instructor is part of the Parks' Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 227-1403

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-at-mccarren-park-with-goodcleanfun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-at-mccarren-park-with-goodcleanfun Date: November 14, 2015

This It's My Park season, please join Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for McCarren Park during your morning fitness routine. Good.Clean.Fun. is a unique initiative encouraging us to re-imagine the way we encounter community service. When you go exercise in the park, borrow a pair of re-usable work gloves from Good.Clean.Fun to pick up some of the trash you may encounter along the way. We look forward to creating a safer, cleaner, and more energetically friendly place for us all to enjoy! Check out Good.Clean.Fun. on Facebook.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 9:00 am 12:30 pm 40.72010040283203000, -73.95130157470703000 Fri, 20 Nov 2015 15:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-astoria-park Date: November 14, 2015

Open Run is a new community-based initiative that launched in St. Mary's Park in the Bronx on National Running Day, June 3, 2015. Through this initiative, New York Road Runners is empowering local volunteers to bring free weekly runs to local neighborhood parks all over NYC.

All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on park, but they are between 2.5-3 miles. Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome!

This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/567b14d16da82.png Mon, 28 Dec 2015 18:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-st-marys-park Date: November 14, 2015

Open Run is a new community-based initiative that launched in St. Mary's Park in the Bronx on National Running Day, June 3, 2015. Through this initiative, New York Road Runners is empowering local volunteers to bring free weekly runs to local neighborhood parks all over NYC.

All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on park, but they are between 2.5-3 miles. Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome!

This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.81409835815430000, -73.91290283203125000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/567b147d97ced.png Mon, 28 Dec 2015 18:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Forest Trail Work & Forest Clean Up]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/bronx-forest-trail-work-forest-clean-up http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/bronx-forest-trail-work-forest-clean-up Date: November 14, 2015

Help NYC Parks restore forest in Bronx Park! Trails provide access to the forest, but too many trails can confuse visitors and disrupt the ecology of the forest. Volunteers will drag brush and install seed to close unnecessary trails, and help formalize a single loop trail through the woodland.

Volunteers should meet at Burke Avenue and Bronx Park East. Please come dressed in work boots or sturdy shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1463

Location: Burke Avenue and Bronx Park East

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2015-11-14 2015-11-14 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.87150955200195000, -73.87057495117188000 Wed, 21 Oct 2015 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: November 14, 2015

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 442-0336

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR: Open Run, Run for Life]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/nyrr-open-run-run-for-life http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/nyrr-open-run-run-for-life Date: November 14, 2015

Open Run is a new community-based initiative that launched in St. Mary’s Park in the Bronx on National Running Day, June 3, 2015. Through this initiative, NYRR is working with community leaders to bring free weekly runs to local neighborhood parks all over NYC.

All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person completes the course. Most courses are three laps of the park for a total distance of about three miles. Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home—bag check is not provided. No advance registration is required; register and sign a waiver on site. Open to all ages. Open to all experience levels; walkers are welcome. Strollers and dogs on leash are welcome.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 Fri, 11 Sep 2015 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Get Moving]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/kids-get-moving http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/kids-get-moving Date: November 14, 2015

Children ages 8 through 12 years old will learn fundamental basketball and soccer skills, and training.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 10:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/learn-to-play-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/learn-to-play-basketball Date: November 14, 2015

Children and youth ages 6-12 year will learn fundamental basketball skills and training at this free class.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Mon, 21 Sep 2015 19:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Highbridge River Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/highbridge-river-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/highbridge-river-walk Date: November 14, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Take a walk through the forest slope with expert naturalist Mike Feller! Enjoy spectacular views of the Harlem River, discuss the reasons for the phenomenon of fall foliage, observe the migrating songbirds and raptors, and enjoy a bidding farewell to the season's last blossoms and insect visitors.

*This tour includes steep staircases.

Please note: RSVP is required. Please email info@FortTryonParkTrust.org to register.

Sponsored by the Fort Tryon Park Trust and the Greenacre Foundation. This event is part of the Season of the High Bridge!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Dyckman Sitting Area (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 9:30 am 11:00 am 40.86119842529297000, -73.92469787597656000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/562fcd0aa7f75.jpg Fri, 30 Oct 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Harvest Fest and Leaf Crunch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/harvest-fest-and-leaf-crunch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/harvest-fest-and-leaf-crunch Date: November 14, 2015

Harvest the last of the Friends of VCP’s veggies, put the garden to bed for the winter, and crunch fall leaves to make compost. This event is in partnership with NYC Compost Project, and is hosted by The New York Botanical Garden.

Meet at the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s Compost Garden Site.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.90449905395508000, -73.89640045166016000 Tue, 22 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Get Active Hiking III: Seven Wonders Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/get-active-hiking-iii-seven-wonders-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/get-active-hiking-iii-seven-wonders-tour Date: November 14, 2015

Hike Van Cortlandt Park's many trails while learning about the natural history of the area with the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park.

Please wear appropriate shoes, and bring plenty of water and a snack for the hike.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.90449905395508000, -73.89640045166016000 Fri, 25 Sep 2015 10:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Walk for Families]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/discovery-walk-for-families http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/discovery-walk-for-families Date: November 14, 2015

Bring your family for a guided walk in Central Park and take part in hands-on exploration. Learn about what makes Central Park a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Borrow a Discovery Kit — a rugged backpack filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and other discovery tools.

Free; RSVP to let us know you’re coming. Ages 5+. Families only, maximum of three children per parent or guardian; no groups.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5617e98567c68.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Hillside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-at-hillside-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-at-hillside-park Date: November 14, 2015

This It's My Park season, the Friends of Hillside Dog Park will help care for the park by spreading more than 60 yards of mulch! We look forward to caring for the park with you.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-6991

Location: Hillside Park

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B223G Hillside Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.70140075683594000, -73.99420166015625000 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[NYC Compost Project: Leaf Crunch 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/nyc-compost-project-leaf-crunch-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/nyc-compost-project-leaf-crunch-2015 Date: November 14, 2015

Love your neighborhood park? Support it by raking leaves this fall! Leaves collected will be composted locally and donated to local greening projects. Bring your friends and family! Tools and snacks will be provided. In the event of heavy rain, event will be canceled. Please RSVP by Friday, November 6th by e-mailing nyccompostproject@dsny.nyc.gov.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Buddy Monument (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.70140075683594000, -73.84149932861328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/562e858a4cb77.jpg Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Merriam Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-at-merriam-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-at-merriam-playground Date: November 14, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

This It’s My Park season, join the Friends of Parks Council and help activate this park space! Make this park space more vibrant by volunteering to rake leaves, paint benches, plant bulbs, and conduct general clean up.

We look forward to a great day of beautification at Merriam Playground. Come on out and lend a hand!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 588-7500

Location: Merriam Playground

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X153 Merriam Playground 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.83889186205500000, -73.92620701213000000 Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Fall Bulb Giveaway]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/greenthumb-fall-bulb-giveaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/greenthumb-fall-bulb-giveaway Date: November 14, 2015

Pick up a selection of spring flowering bulbs for fall planting at our compound. Unfortunately, we will not be able to hold bulbs for anyone. Please note: This is only for registered GreenThumb garden groups. One give away per group. If you are planning to pick up for more than one garden group you must call by Tuesday, November 2nd to confirm with Lillian Reyes 212-602-5307

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-602-5300

Location: GreenThumb Compound

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2015-11-14 2015-11-14 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.75339889526367000, -73.94750213623047000 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Workshop: Healthy Soils]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/greenthumb-workshop-healthy-soils http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/greenthumb-workshop-healthy-soils Date: November 14, 2015

Want to learn how to keep your plants growing strong this season? Plant health is usually directly linked to the health of the soil it is growing in. The workshop will cover soil health basics and explore different ways to check on how your soil is doing based upon special indicators. The workshop will also cover the ways you can amend or prepare your soil differently in order to improve its health, thereby getting your plants well nourished and viable.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: GreenThumb Compound

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2015-11-14 2015-11-14 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.75339889526367000, -73.94750213623047000 Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-at-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/its-my-park-at-astoria-park Date: November 14, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Astoria Park Alliance Park Stewards, in collaboration with New York Cares volunteers, to help care for Astoria Park. They will be welcoming volunteers to participate in "Leaf Fest", which will be a fun-filled morning of leaf raking to prepare the park for the winter season.

To register for this project, please email getinvolved@astoriaparkalliance.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 520-5913

Location: Astoria Park

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2015-11-14 2015-11-14 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77220153808594000, -73.92739868164062000 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Chuan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/tai-chi-chuan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/tai-chi-chuan Date: November 14, 2015

Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class,Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560ed84fe1f8a.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Dances with Leaves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/family-art-project-dances-with-leaves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/family-art-project-dances-with-leaves Date: November 14, 2015

Toss fall leaves in the wind, or walk through a giant leaf pile. Carefully gather your own collection of varied shapes, textures and sizes of gorgeous fall foliage, then let them inspire you to represent autumn on paper as you create artful, framed hangings of leaf designs and delicate leaf prints.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560ed89d8b48b.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Ride a Bike Inside]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/learn-to-ride-inside http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/learn-to-ride-inside Date: November 14, 2015

Join us for a special Learn to Ride Inside event. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the basics of balancing, starting, stopping, and steering a bike. Please bring your child's bike and helmet as well as any other safety equipment needed. Learn to Ride will be held in the gymnasium of the recreation center.

This event is free to the public; for children ages 5 years and older.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 397-3159

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5640f65fdf8ed.jpg Mon, 09 Nov 2015 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/central-park-tour-belvederes-kingdom http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/central-park-tour-belvederes-kingdom Date: November 14, 2015

Built as a folly and completed in 1872, Belvedere Castle offers grand views of the landscape it dominates just west of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved highlights, including Belvedere Castle, Shakespeare Garden, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk, commonly known as Cleopatra's Needle.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. Tour starts and ends at Belvedere Castle (mid-park at 79th Street)

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56423fb782f74.jpg Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Compost Project: Putting Your Garden to Bed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/compost-project-putting-your-garden-to-bed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/compost-project-putting-your-garden-to-bed Date: November 14, 2015

Do you feel that crisp autumn breeze? Well, so does your garden! In this workshop, come learn some techniques to prepare your garden for the cold season. We’ll use compost to plant cover crops, apply mulch covers to planting beds, and sow cold weather crops for next spring.

One-hour workshop fees are $5 and registration is recommended.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-425-3525

Location: Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)

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R116 Snug Harbor Cultural Center 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.64268829089600000, -74.10273053751800000 Wed, 04 Nov 2015 18:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Fall Forest Weekends]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/fall-forest-weekends http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/fall-forest-weekends Date: November 14, 2015

Explore the Thain Family Forest at the Bronx Botanical Garden—the largest remaining tract of old-growth forest in New York City—and immerse yourself in the magnificent colors of fall foliage.

See the forest from a different perspective with a scenic canoe trip down the Bronx River hosted by the Bronx River Alliance and spot birds that call this woodland home. Tree climbing demonstrations, guided tours, and more make for an unforgettable autumn experience.

For more information and to purchase tickets in advance, please visit the New York Botanical Garden's website.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430 4665

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-11-14 2015-11-14 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.86118619927200000, -73.88079619947500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/563badde0962c.jpg Thu, 05 Nov 2015 15:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Fall Foliage Hike: Cass Gallagher Trail]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/fall-foliage-hike-cass-gallagher-trail http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/fall-foliage-hike-cass-gallagher-trail Date: November 14, 2015

With nearly 30,000 acres of public parkland, New York City is the perfect place for fall leaf-peeping. Let our Urban Park Ranger naturalists explain why leaves change colors and introduce you to the diversity of trees found in our urban forests.

Be sure to bring your camera and prepare for the kaleidoscope of colors as we hike the Cass Gallagher Trail.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.90439987182617000, -73.89640045166016000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fb1c3b6b0e4.jpg Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place Date: November 14, 2015

Starting last year on Alice Austen’s birthday, the Alice Austen House began a project documenting the grounds and waterfront from Austen’s home, Clear Comfort. Each day since then the house, grounds, and activities of the site have been documented, much like Alice Austen did over a hundred years ago. The museum will present an installation of nearly 200 snapshots capturing the daily life of this historic site and invite visitors to participate in the project.

Alice Austen Everyday is on view September 26 – December 30, 2015 and shown in conjunction with the museum’s 30th Anniversary exhibition “Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark," tracing the history of the house. Recently tagged images will also be on view, presented on an iPad in the gallery. Exhibition s on view during museum hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm.

Be like Alice Austen: Upload images taken during the day to social media using the hashtag #aliceausteneveryday. Not on social media? Email photos with title, date, and name of photographer to info@aliceausten.org to be included in the project.

Cover Photo Contest: Submit a #aliceausteneveryday photo of the house and grounds of Clear Comfort to info@aliceausten.org by November 1, 2015. The selected winner’s photo will be used as the Alice Austen House’s Facebook Cover Photo.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4f87442a0.jpg Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[High Rock History Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/high-rock-history-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/high-rock-history-hike Date: November 14, 2015

Go back in time with Greenbelt educators to learn about some of the natural and cultural history of High Rock and the surrounding area.

Dress for the weather, wear sturdy footwear, and bring water.This moderately-paced learning hike will be approximately 1 hour long.

Registration required.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55feeac6da8d2.png Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Birding: Raptor Migration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/birding-raptor-migration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/birding-raptor-migration Date: November 14, 2015

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Shore Parkway and Rabbi Block Street (in Calvert Vaux Park)

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B125 Calvert Vaux Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.58799304877400000, -73.99262273311600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fb1be261c18.JPG Thu, 17 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/learn-to-play-soccer-with-coach-victor-campbell http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/learn-to-play-soccer-with-coach-victor-campbell Date: November 14, 2015

Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Wed, 23 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[The Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/the-great-randalls-island-treasure-hunt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/the-great-randalls-island-treasure-hunt Date: November 14, 2015

Join us for an adventure as we unlock Island secrets, search for treasure, and explore Randall’s Island!

Participants will learn how to use a map and compass (all materials provided).

There will be arts and crafts activities, a gallery of maps, light refreshments, and treasure for all who participate.

All ages are welcome. There's a new adult course!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

Location: South End of Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.79216381448500000, -73.92488145828200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/562a5444b48da.jpg Fri, 23 Oct 2015 19:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Bird Watching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/introduction-to-bird-watching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/introduction-to-bird-watching Date: November 14, 2015

Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Ranger's Choice: Lenape Thanksgiving]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/rangers-choice-lenape-thanksgiving http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/rangers-choice-lenape-thanksgiving Date: November 14, 2015

Inwood Hill Park continues to have a vivid connection to the native people of this country. The Rangers will guide you to historic sites within the park and discuss the culture of the Lenape people. Participants will learn about their daily customs and their knowledge of the forest, and sample forest-sourced food items, which were the staples of a Lenape diet.

Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your name in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, November 4 to register.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Inwood Hill Park

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.87300109863281000, -73.92539978027344000 Thu, 17 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/nature-exploration-hike-moderate http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/nature-exploration-hike-moderate Date: November 14, 2015

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. This hike is of moderate intensity, and is a longer, faster-paced hike on rugged terrain.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Main Entrance

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2015-11-14 2015-11-14 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.68553194163600000, -73.88893473148300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fb1cd2db9a9.JPG Thu, 17 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Quilting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/paper-quilting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/paper-quilting Date: November 14, 2015

The Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Quilters Guild present their annual show for display in the month of November. While you are here make your own paper quilt collage to take home or add it to our community patchwork.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/naturalistled-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/naturalistled-hike Date: November 14, 2015

Enjoy a guided nature hike through Freshkills Park and learn about habitats, wildlife, and research projects at the site.

This 1-2 mile trek includes moderate to steep elevations. Water, bug spray, and comfortable shoes are recommended. Ages 10+.

Space is limited; please sign up here.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5381

Location: Wild and Melvin Avenues (in Schmul Park)

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R045 Schmul Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.59009933471700000, -74.18859863281200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55cdedd82ada3.jpg Tue, 18 Aug 2015 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[A Taste of Change: Cookbooks as Social and Historical Documents]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/a-taste-of-change-cookbooks-as-social-and-historical-documents http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/a-taste-of-change-cookbooks-as-social-and-historical-documents Date: November 14, 2015

Cookbooks contain more than just recipes: they give us a first-hand history of a given family and ethnicity. Using family cookbooks ranging from the late 17th to the 20th centuries, food historian Peter Rose will provide a window into the private and social food history of the Dutch—specifically the settlers who founded New Netherland, the present-day states of NY, NJ, DE, and parts of MD, PA and CT. Attendees are encouraged to bring old family cookbooks/recipe boxes; a discussion of the importance of saving such items is part of the program.

Registration is required. Please email marketing@morrisjumel.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/le-petit-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/le-petit-art Date: November 14, 2015

Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/union-square-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/union-square-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour Date: November 14, 2015

The Union Square Partnership teamed with Big Onion Walking Tours to create a free, 90-minute walking tour Saturdays entitled Union Square: Crossroads of New York. The tour departs from the Abraham Lincoln Statue located along the 16th Street transverse. With the help of a tour guide, you will explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community. Reservations are not required for individuals, but are required for groups.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 517-1826

Location: Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.73630142211914000, -73.99009704589844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54cfe899a5d4d.jpg Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/central-park-tour-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/central-park-tour-north-woods Date: November 14, 2015

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

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

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

For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully.

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

For more information, please review our Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.79679870605469000, -73.95149993896484000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/564241ae98fd2.jpg Thu, 12 Nov 2015 17:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/gallery-tour Date: November 14, 2015

The act of exploring, recording and recounting is central to the artistic practice of many artists. The fall exhibition, Field Notes, brings together three artists—Matthew Friday, David McQueen and Michelle Stuart—whose projects in Glyndor Gallery and on the grounds will encourage visitors to discover connections of their own.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 2:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560ed9170c465.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: November 14, 2015

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

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

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes tour of Lego Dyckman]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/behind-the-scenes-tour-of-lego-dyckman http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/behind-the-scenes-tour-of-lego-dyckman Date: November 14, 2015

Join the master builder of this over 3,000 piece Lego® creation, Don Rice, for a sneak peek under the roof of Manhattan’s oldest farmhouse!

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)

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M026 Dyckman House Museum 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 4:30 pm 5:15 pm 40.86750030517578000, -73.92289733886719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5634fa4fcb424.jpg Thu, 05 Nov 2015 13:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Astronomy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/astronomy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/astronomy Date: November 14, 2015

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipment is provided.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Fishing Pier (in Lemon Creek Park)

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R079 Lemon Creek Park 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.51129913330100000, -74.20999908447300000 Thu, 17 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[In The Wings Productions: Gypsy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/in-the-wings-productions-presents-gypsy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/14/in-the-wings-productions-presents-gypsy Date: November 14, 2015

The musical is based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous striptease artist, and her mother, Rose, the ultimate show business mother. After her daughter June (her first choice for stardom) elopes, Mama Rose turns her attention to her older, less talented daughter, Louise, who eventually becomes a burlesque stripper named Gypsy Rose Lee.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 425-3525

Location: Music Hall (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)

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R116 Snug Harbor Cultural Center 2015-11-14 2015-11-14 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.64339654484100000, -74.10136797533900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5630ebc2b0607.jpg Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-at-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-at-marine-park Date: November 15, 2015

Open Run is a new community-based initiative that launched in St. Mary's Park in the Bronx on National Running Day, June 3, 2015. Through this initiative, New York Road Runners is empowering local volunteers to bring free weekly runs to local neighborhood parks all over NYC.

All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on park, but they are between 2.5-3 miles. Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome!

This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2015-11-15 2015-11-15 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.60810089111300000, -73.93769836425800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/567b155c53d54.png Mon, 28 Dec 2015 18:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Hatha Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/hatha-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/hatha-yoga Date: November 15, 2015

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

Session fee: $25/$15 Wave Hill Member. Advance registration online receives a $2 discount. Online registration closes at 8AM on the day of the session. Cancellations must be made by 3PM the Friday before; after that, refunds will not be made. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Membership card or a printed program registration form at the front gate.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-15 2015-11-15 10:00 am 11:15 am 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560eda564aee6.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Dances with Leaves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/family-art-project-dances-with-leaves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/family-art-project-dances-with-leaves Date: November 15, 2015

Toss fall leaves in the wind, or walk through a giant leaf pile. Carefully gather your own collection of varied shapes, textures and sizes of gorgeous fall foliage, then let them inspire you to represent autumn on paper as you create artful, framed hangings of leaf designs and delicate leaf prints.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-15 2015-11-15 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560edaa92bfb0.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Birding]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/birding http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/birding Date: November 15, 2015

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Our birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: 110th Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2015-11-15 2015-11-15 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.80184383105200000, -73.96099954843500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fb1ef3568c1.jpg Thu, 17 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Wallpaper Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/wallpaper-family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/wallpaper-family-day Date: November 15, 2015

Inspired by Talia Greene’s site-specific art installation Passage, we’re conducting a wallpaper family workshop. We’ll give you the tools to create a colorful, fall-inspired print that’s yours to keep!

Free with museum admission. Advanced registration is required. Please call (212) 923-8008 or email marketing@morrisjumel.org to RSVP.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-11-15 2015-11-15 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Foliage Walk: Fort Greene Tree Trail]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/fall-foliage-walk-fort-greene-tree-trail http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/fall-foliage-walk-fort-greene-tree-trail Date: November 15, 2015

With nearly 30,000 acres of public parkland, New York City is the perfect place for fall leaf-peeping. Let our Urban Park Ranger naturalists explain why leaves change colors and introduce you to the diversity of trees found in our urban forests. Be sure to bring your camera and prepare for the kaleidoscope of colors.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 722-3218

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

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2015-11-15 2015-11-15 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.69219970703125000, -73.97480010986328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fb1f343dcaa.jpg Thu, 17 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/15/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place Date: November 15, 2015

Starting last year on Alice Austen’s birthday, the Alice Austen House began a project documenting the grounds and waterfront from Austen’s home, Clear Comfort. Each day since then the house, grounds, and activities of the site have been documented, much like Alice Austen did over a hundred years ago. The museum will present an installation of nearly 200 snapshots capturing the daily life of this historic site and invite visitors to participate in the project.

Alice Austen Everyday is on view September 26 – December 30, 2015 and shown in conjunction with the museum’s 30th Anniversary exhibition “Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark," tracing the history of the house. Recently tagged images will also be on view, presented on an iPad in the gallery. Exhibition s on view during museum hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm.

Be like Alice Austen: Upload images taken during the day to social media using the hashtag #aliceausteneveryday. Not on social media? Email photos with title, date, and name of photographer to info@aliceausten.org to be included in the project.

Cover Photo Contest: Submit a #aliceausteneveryday photo of the house and grounds of Clear Comfort to info@aliceausten.org by November 1, 2015. The selected winner’s photo will be used as the Alice Austen House’s Facebook Cover Photo.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-15 2015-11-15 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4f87442a0.jpg Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT