NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:24:36 GMT <![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/training-710-marie-curie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/training-710-marie-curie Date: July 10, 2015

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: in front of the middle school

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2015-07-10 2015-07-10 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75563653249100000, -73.77261400222800000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: July 10, 2015

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

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

CLOSED: SEPT 3, 4, and 7th.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997070000, -73.97129821777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Parents and I Chalk Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-parents-and-i-chalk-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-parents-and-i-chalk-art Date: July 10, 2015

Looking for an activity to participate in with your child? Come work together and collaborate as we develop their imagination and create one of a kind masterpieces. Along with their adult, children will create theme inspired chalk art that will promote creativity and utilize their imagination.

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/track-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/track-and-field-for-kids Date: July 10, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

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

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M144 John V. Lindsay East River Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.72129821777344000, -73.97440338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d3f6d30a88.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/summer-sports-experience Date: July 10, 2015

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

Games at this site include: Track and Field, Street Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football and Kickball.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13. To get started, please register by email with Sarah Bishow-Semevolos (click here to email her).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/summer-sports-experience3 Date: July 10, 2015

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

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

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/summer-exhibitions Date: July 10, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Story Time & Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/childrens-story-time-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/childrens-story-time-art Date: July 10, 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 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 10:00 am 10:30 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Mommy, Music and Me]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/mommy-music-and-me http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/mommy-music-and-me Date: July 10, 2015

Enjoy music and movement activities for children up to age 7.

Please bring a low chair or blanket

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x302

Location: Buz O' Rourke Playground (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.771, -73.7712 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-boot-camp Date: July 10, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 10, 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 and other ticket 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 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557b40985853e.jpg Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 10, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/nature-exploration Date: July 10, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning Date: July 10, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:14 EST
<![CDATA[Printmaking Camp for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/printmaking-camp-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/printmaking-camp-for-kids Date: July 10, 2015

Stretch your child's creative muscles at Morris-Jumel Mansion's summer Printmaking Camp for Kids. Led by noted uptown artist and printmaker M. Tony Peralta (whose 2014 screen-print exhibit Reconnected The New York Times called an exploration of heritage “in all its rich hues”), the five-day camp will teach kids the elements of printmaking and give ample hands-on opportunity to make eye-catching, colorful art.

Start time: 1:00 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 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55898cb0b7b2a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/training-710-northern-bell http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/training-710-northern-bell Date: July 10, 2015

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Southeast corner

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2015-07-10 2015-07-10 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.76022818627300000, -73.76926660537700000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Goal Ball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/goal-ball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/goal-ball Date: July 10, 2015

Goal ball is a paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments. It is played by two teams of three using a ball with bells inside. The ball is the size of a basketball but twice the weight.

All abilities are welcome!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c15786ae5f.jpg Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/training-7101 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/training-7101 Date: July 10, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Corner of Lee Ave. and Taylor St. (the south side of Sobel Playground)

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2015-07-10 2015-07-10 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70711629932500000, -73.96135032177000000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/seasonal-crafts Date: July 10, 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 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:16 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: West Side Stories]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/central-park-tour-west-side-stories http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/central-park-tour-west-side-stories Date: July 10, 2015

Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view. Join Central Park Conservancy guides on a tour through Central Park’s historic west side.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. Tour starts inside the Park at 81st Street and Central Park West, and ends near 77th Street and Central Park West

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review 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 the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 2:00 pm 3:15 pm 40.782, -73.9714 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d70601d1d92.jpg Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Instructional Shot Put]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-instructional-shot-put http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-instructional-shot-put Date: July 10, 2015

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 11 May 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/training-710 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/training-710 Date: July 10, 2015

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hobart and Westchester Ave Bronx, NY

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2015-07-10 2015-07-10 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.84753107747100000, -73.83138656616200000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/training-710-oakland-lake http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/training-710-oakland-lake Date: July 10, 2015

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: corner of park

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2015-07-10 2015-07-10 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75948054040000000, -73.76233577730000000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Adaptive Wheelchair Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/wheelchair-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/wheelchair-softball Date: July 10, 2015

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Patterson Playground

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X155 Patterson Playground 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8158, -73.9225 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5540f68657b03.jpg Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Washington Cabinet Dinner Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/washington-cabinet-dinner-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/washington-cabinet-dinner-party Date: July 10, 2015

On the 225th anniversary of George Washington’s famous cabinet dinner, when the president and cabinet members John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and Henry Knox sat down in the Morris Mansion dining room for an evening of fine food and weighty conversation, Morris-Jumel and the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society are hosting a commemorative cocktail party. Sip signature drinks and taste period-appropriate foods, while food historian Kelsey Brow dishes deep about early American cuisine and AHA Vice President Nicole Scholet profiles the founding fathers (and mothers!) in attendance.Tickets are $40; $35 for members. Advanced registration is required. Call (212) 923-8008 to RSVP.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Presents Modern Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/bryant-park-presents-modern-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/bryant-park-presents-modern-dance Date: July 10, 2015

Some of the city's most exciting modern dance companies perform their latest works.

Produced in collaboration with Inception to Exhibition.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55156e6097ed4.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse: She Stoops to Conquer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/hudson-warehouse-presents-she-stoops-to-conquer Date: July 10, 2015

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 775-9837

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.792, -73.979 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Karaoke on the Boardwalk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/karaoke-on-the-boardwalk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/karaoke-on-the-boardwalk Date: July 10, 2015

Brought to you by Deno's Wonder Wheel.

Enjoy singing karaoke with family and friends! Then watch the fireworks illuminate the sky!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 372-2592

Location: In front of Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park

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2015-07-10 2015-07-10 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.5733, -73.9793 Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Town Square's SummerStarz Movies: Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/town-squares-free-summerstarz-movies http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/town-squares-free-summerstarz-movies Date: July 10, 2015

Town Square's SummerSTARZ free family movie nights are back! 6 wonderful Friday nights are planned for WNYC Transmitter Park on the gorgeous Greenpoint waterfront! Bring a picnic blanket, friends & family. Come early and have an awesome time!

The first movie night is Friday, July 10, featuring Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb. The films start at sunset (around 8:30 p.m. in July and 7:30 by the end of August).

Check out the SummerStarz event listings to find upcoming movies at Transmitter Park.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 559-1410

Location: WNYC Transmitter Park

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B385 WNYC Transmitter Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.72977066040000000, -73.96070861816400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559eb4cf91727.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Celebrate Brooklyn: Kinky / Astro / Los Auténticos Decadentes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/celebrate-brooklyn-kinky-astro-los-autnticos-decadentes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/celebrate-brooklyn-kinky-astro-los-autnticos-decadentes Date: July 10, 2015

Our annual Latin Alternative Music Conference showcase features Mexican techno-funk rockers Kinky, who are known for their "insanely catchy disco-funk rhythms" that make "human beings have trouble sitting still." (LA Times) The five-piece band grew out of the Avanzada Regiamusical movement in Monterrey, Mexico in the late 90s and have continued to surprise their fans with their evolving sound that spans languages as well as genres.

The night begins with the “infectiously cheery, lighthearted and danceable” (NPR) Chilean indie pop of Astro, who would be right at home on a bill with MGMT and Passion Pit, and the ska-infused rock of the beloved Buenos Aires band Los Auténticos Decadentes, originally formed in 1986 and enjoying a recent return to the spotlight.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Bandshell (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.66299819946289000, -73.97660064697266000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping in High Rock Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/family-camping-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/family-camping-staten-island Date: July 10, 2015

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the spring and summer, and we look forward to welcoming your family.

Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 1st

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: High Rock Park

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 7:00 pm 7:00 am 40.5828, -74.1241 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Hip Hop Dance Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/hip-hop-dance-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/hip-hop-dance-aerobics Date: July 10, 2015

This class gets your heart pumping with hip hop music and hot step-by-step dance moves.

Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. each evening.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Hungry Like the Wolf]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/lola-stars-dreamland-roller-disco-party-hungry-like-the-wolf http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/lola-stars-dreamland-roller-disco-party-hungry-like-the-wolf Date: July 10, 2015

The Lefrak Center at Lakeside will host themed DJ Roller Disco Dancing. Each Friday night showcases a new theme from 70s Glitter to 80s Glam, dazzling performers, kitschy contests, giveaways and more!

Lola Star and her fabulous array of guests and performers will get you moving every Friday night at Lakeside.

Tonight's theme: New Wave band Duran Duran's "Hungry Like the Wolf". Dress and skate for the themed party! Prizes will be given out for those that sparkle the brightest.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the Dreamland Roller Disco website.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 462-0040

Location: Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.6573, -73.9637 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555f4d7007221.JPG Fri, 22 May 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Ferris Bueller's Day Off]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/arts-culture-fun-city-classics-ferris-buellers-day-off http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/arts-culture-fun-city-classics-ferris-buellers-day-off Date: July 10, 2015

Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture and Fun series. All films are screened outside in NYC's great outdoors and they are free!

Teenaged Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) is a legend in his own time thanks to his uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last grand duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, "borrows" a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day bacchanal through the streets of Chicago. Dogging Ferris' trail at every turn is high-school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), determined to catch Bueller in the act of class-cutting. Writer/director John Hughes once again tries to wed satire, slapstick, and social commentary, as Ferris Bueller's Day Off starts like a house afire and goes on to make "serious" points about status-seeking and casual parental cruelties. It brightens up considerably in the last few moments, when Ferris' tattletale sister (Jennifer Grey) decides to align herself with her merry prankster sibling.

The movie is shown outside so bring a chair or blanket. Space is limited and admission is on a first come-first serve basis. The movie will begin at dusk.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 263-1163

Location: Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

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Q401 Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.73220062255859400, -73.86519622802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559eab2773f35.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Tempest by William Shakespeare]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/the-tempest-by-william-shakespeare http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/the-tempest-by-william-shakespeare Date: July 10, 2015

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80450057983398400, -73.94370269775390000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55916ef42ce87.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night: Raising Victor Vargas]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/movie-night-raising-victor-vargas http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/movie-night-raising-victor-vargas Date: July 10, 2015

Struggling ladies' man Victor, a teenager who lives in the Lower East Side with his eccentric family, tries to date the stunning and stuck-up Judy. (2002, R)

The film will start between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at sunset. This screening will start with two short films from the Ghetto Film School.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Willis Avenue Community Garden

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2015-07-10 2015-07-10 8:30 pm 10:45 pm 40.81219863891601600, -73.92019653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558324277b7e2.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/movies-in-the-parks-annie-2014 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/movies-in-the-parks-annie-2014 Date: July 10, 2015

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

In this contemporary version of Annie, the orphan (Quvenzhané Wallis) has a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz). However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) takes her in. Stacks believes that he's Annie's guardian angel. But, Annie's confidence and sunny outlook could save Will instead. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.8647, -73.8992 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5572138e70758.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Films on the Green: Goha by Jacques Baratier]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/films-on-the-green-goha-by-jacques-baratier http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/films-on-the-green-goha-by-jacques-baratier Date: July 10, 2015

Films on the Green 2015 presents the franco-tunisian movie Goha in Riverside Park Pier I on July 10.

In this film, Goha, a poor, ignorant, and naïve boy, wanders around with his donkey all day long in a small Tunisian town. Taj El-Ulum, a wise old man who is respected and admired by all, soon remarries and chooses the pretty Fulla. But, bored in her new home, the young bride falls in love with Goha, and to no surprise, chaos ensues.

Film in French with English subtitles

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 439-1425

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5543d8590d409.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Coney Island Fireworks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/coney-island-fireworks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/10/coney-island-fireworks Date: July 10, 2015

Enjoy free fireworks every Friday from June 19th through August 21st, 2015. For the best seating, locate yourself on the boardwalk or beach between West 10th Street and West 15th Street.

Brought to you by Alliance for Coney Island. Photo by Jim McDonnell/Courtesy of Coney Island Fun.

Start time: 9:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 594-7895

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

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2015-07-10 2015-07-10 9:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.5733, -73.978 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558038923ca3c.JPG Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: July 11, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Coffee Bark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/coffee-bark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/coffee-bark Date: July 11, 2015

Bring your pups to the Park for treats and great company. FIDO in Prospect Park offers free goodies for dogs and their owners as well as provides information pertaining to off-leash activities and issues.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Long Meadow by the Picnic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.6651, -73.9713 Fri, 22 May 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bird-walks Date: July 11, 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 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.8911, -73.894 Thu, 28 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park Date: July 11, 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 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8824, -73.9184 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555228029ff87.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue Date: July 11, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55316a4e7ba86.jpg Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza Date: July 11, 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 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Yoga on the Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/yoga-on-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/yoga-on-the-beach Date: July 11, 2015

Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine's Dance School in this beginner Hatha Yoga class.

Bring a mat, large towel, or blanket.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.58, -73.8288 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[GrowNYC Greenmarket]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/grownyc-greenmarket http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/grownyc-greenmarket Date: July 11, 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 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558c1ac67720d.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/highbridge-rebirth-of-the-harlem-river Date: July 11, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/summer-sports-experience Date: July 11, 2015

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

Games at this site include: Track and Field, Street Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football and Kickball.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13. To get started, please register by email with Sarah Bishow-Semevolos (click here to email her).

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Jesse Owens Playground: Old Timers Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-jesse-owens-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-jesse-owens-playground Date: July 11, 2015

This It's My Park season, please join 57 Old Timers Inc. for their Old Timers Day event in the park. They will be sprucing up Jesse Owens Playground leading into the summer. They will have games, food, and lots of fun activities for the kids including, a puppet show. We look forward to seeing you!

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 208-8478

Location: Jesse Owens Playground

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B269 Jesse Owens Playground 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.69139862060547000, -73.93250274658203000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Van Cortlandt Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/van-cortlandt-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/van-cortlandt-track-club Date: July 11, 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 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.888, -73.8968 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:48 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Beginners Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/esl-class Date: July 11, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:00:10 EST
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park (Saturdays)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park-saturdays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park-saturdays Date: July 11, 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 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 Tue, 05 May 2015 14:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Forest Trail Work & Forest Clean Up]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bronx-forest-trail-work-forest-clean-up http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bronx-forest-trail-work-forest-clean-up Date: July 11, 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.

Please come dressed in work boots or sturdy shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Registration is required, please sign up here.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3318

Location: Burke Avenue and Bronx Park East

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8715, -73.8706 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/parent-and-me-yoga Date: July 11, 2015

Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor. All aged children are welcome with a parent or caregiver.

Meet on Abby's Lawn in Fort Tryon Park, just north of the David Rockefeller Linden Terrace. Please arrive early, and bring a towel or yoga mat. Note that the ground is sloped and there are uneven spots. Rain or wet ground cancels.

*Parent and Me Yoga will not be held on July 4th.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.8621, -73.9333 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555f363592e94.jpg Fri, 22 May 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/training-711 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/training-711 Date: July 11, 2015

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: 7802 37th Ave Jackson Heights, NY 11372

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.74914000000000000, -73.88750100000000000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc Date: July 11, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f6510654c5.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: July 11, 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 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552ef635b291e.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/shape-up-nyc-mind-body-fusion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/shape-up-nyc-mind-body-fusion Date: July 11, 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 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 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[High Bridge 5K Trail Race]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/high-bridge-5k-trail-race http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/high-bridge-5k-trail-race Date: July 11, 2015

The first annual High Bridge 5K Trail Race begins on Saturday, July 11th!

Beginning and ending by the iconic High Bridge Water Tower, the certified 5K course takes runners along Highbridge Park’s scenic woodland pathways, offering breathtaking views of the High Bridge, the Bronx and the Harlem River. Please note that much of the course is off-trail, steep and very rugged. We advise runners to wear long pants, long sleeve shirts and long socks to navigate through the rugged terrain and woodland overgrowth.

Refreshments and a High Bridge 5K Trail Race shirt are provided for all pre-registered runners. Please register here or visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/high-bridge-5k-registration-17339535016. All major credit cards accepted.

High Bridge 5K Trail Race is brought to you by King of the Mountain Events and NYC Parks.

There are no refunds. If for any reason the event cannot be held on the original date it will be rescheduled for a future date. If you are unable to attend the alternative date you will receive a credit towards another King of the Mountain Trail Running Event/Race. Race day entries are not guaranteed a t-shirt. High Bridge 5K Trail Race follows NY USATF rules and is the only USATF sanctioned race of its kind that takes place in Manhattan. The race is professionally timed culminating in an awards ceremony.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.84260177612305000, -73.93430328369140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558ad9efdbf09.jpg Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Turtle Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-turtle-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-turtle-playground Date: July 11, 2015

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Green Earth Urban Garden to scrape and paint the perimeter fence and play equipment at Turtle Playground. Please dress appropriately for painting activities. Please email maureen@greenearthurbangardens.org to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of caring for Turtle Playground!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 892-6565

Location: Turtle Playground

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Q357G Turtle Playground 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:30 am 2:00 pm 40.74209976196289000, -73.82740020751953000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: July 11, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558871b124b82.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/summer-exhibitions Date: July 11, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Paddle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/community-paddle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/community-paddle Date: July 11, 2015

Calling all novice paddlers: Come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estaury! Waterproof gear and footwear recommended.

No registrations required.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Concrete Plant Park

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X305 Concrete Plant Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.82690048217773400, -73.88480377197266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559184e0a99ad.jpg Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Fidler-Wyckoff House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-fidlerwyckoff-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-fidlerwyckoff-house-park Date: July 11, 2015

This It's My Park season, come get your hands dirty and volunteer with Wyckoff House & Association. Please wear sturdy shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. We will provide bug spray, sunscreen, gloves, and some refreshments. We look forward to a great day of cleaning.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Fidler-Wyckoff House Park

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 12:30 pm 40.64460636780000000, -73.92054101260000000 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/kayaking Date: July 11, 2015

Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.

Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. For more information, please visit Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's website.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.69935162327900000, -73.99811458587600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a3e9a699c05.jpg Thu, 06 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bike NY Pedal Stops]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bike-ny-pedal-stops http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bike-ny-pedal-stops Date: July 11, 2015

Join Bike NY for Pedal Stops, a station with rider assistance, snacks, and information on cycling.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/green-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/green-team Date: July 11, 2015

Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.

The Green Team meets every Saturday to provide essential horticultural care to the park. It is a wonderful opportunity to learn about gardening, enjoy nature, and make the park look its best.

Children are welcome to volunteer with a parent or guardian.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Volleyball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/youth-volleyball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/youth-volleyball-clinic Date: July 11, 2015

Get active on our beach volleyball courts. This clinic is designed for kids ages 12 and under. A parent or guardian must be present during the entire clinic and must sign a waiver for each child.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Claremont Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-claremont-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/its-my-park-at-claremont-park Date: July 11, 2015

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Parks Department gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park. For more information or to register, please email barbara.nikonorow@parks.nyc.gov. Join us for a great morning of lawn work at Claremont Park! Drop-ins welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4641

Location: Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park)

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X008 Claremont Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.84146118164062500, -73.90715789794922000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Friendly Vegetables and Microbes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/family-art-project-friendly-vegetables-and-microbes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/family-art-project-friendly-vegetables-and-microbes Date: July 11, 2015

Explore edible plants growing here at Wave Hill with visiting artist and sculptor S. E. Nash. Then, through the lens of a microscope, take a close-up look at the fantastic inner structures of fermented and fresh vegetables. Culture a mixed-media collage out of cardboard pieces, recycled materials, and burlap.

This event is free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559ecbfa6170b.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Conservation Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/garden-conservation-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/garden-conservation-day Date: July 11, 2015

Please join the Dyckman Farmhouse to help keep our grounds looking beautiful.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)

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M026 Dyckman House Museum 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86750030517578000, -73.92289733886719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559ec9233d295.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Chuan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/tai-chi-chuan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/tai-chi-chuan Date: July 11, 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 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559ec1aae07fe.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Isadora Duncan Children's Dance Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/isadora-duncan-childrens-dance-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/isadora-duncan-childrens-dance-class Date: July 11, 2015

Inspired by the natural movements of the human body, Isadora Duncan created a style of dance filled with joyful, rhythmical movements. These skipping, running, and leaping, free, lyrical, and expressive upper body movements make it a great activity for children.

Wear comfortable clothes appropriate for the weather. Footwear should be flexible and easy to move in, such as ballet flats or comfortable sandals. This class is for children ages 6-11. Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children during the class.

Company members of The Isadora Duncan Dance Company will lead these free public classes underwritten by the Fort Tryon Park Trust. Consistent participants will be invited to perform as part of the dance performance on August 22nd. Please note: There is no class on Saturday, August 1st.

Rain or wet ground cancels.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86339950561523400, -73.93009948730469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555217dec1664.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bicycling Basics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bicycling-basics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bicycling-basics Date: July 11, 2015

A three-hour on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills. You’ll learn how to adjust your helmet for a safe, comfortable fit, choose an appropriately sized bike, adjust the seat, perform a simple mechanical inspection to ensure the bike is road-ready, start & stop with confidence, shift gears, scan & signal, and navigate around common road hazards.

For more information and to register, please visit the the event's website.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 870-2080

Location: Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8861, -73.8975 Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/free-yoga1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/free-yoga1 Date: July 11, 2015

Join us for yoga in the garden. All levels of experience are welcome.

Mats are provided for one-time use during class. Instructor: Katie Cercone

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Jane Bailey Memorial Garden

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.6876, -73.9582 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5564e0a80b5be.JPG Fri, 05 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/free-yoga3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/free-yoga3 Date: July 11, 2015

Join us for yoga in the garden. All levels of experience are welcome. Mats are provided for one-time use during class.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333.2552

Location: Garden of Hope

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.6834, -73.9401 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5564e353824c0.JPG Fri, 05 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/free-yoga4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/free-yoga4 Date: July 11, 2015

Join us for yoga in the garden. All levels of experience are welcome.

Mats are provided for one-time use during class. Instructor: South Bronx Yoga

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Bronx Community Garden

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.8328, -73.9268 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5564e415a9c33.JPG Fri, 29 May 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/free-yoga5 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/free-yoga5 Date: July 11, 2015

Join us for yoga in the garden. All levels of experience are welcome. Mats are provided for one-time use during class.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target East Harlem Community Garden

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7966, -73.9341 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55675faaa56ab.JPG Fri, 05 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Workshop: Building Your Garden’s Presence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/greenthumb-workshop-building-your-gardens-presence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/greenthumb-workshop-building-your-gardens-presence Date: July 11, 2015

We’ll focus on how to collect your garden’s history in oral, written or visual ways. We’ll feature a garden’s new website, created this year with assistance from Green Guerrillas. Please come to the workshop with a piece of history from your garden, such as an elder or founding garden member, photo, or story. This workshop is in partnership with the New York Botanical Garden.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-788-8070

Location: Neighborhood Advisory Committee Community Garden

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8176, -73.9185 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bryant-park-moves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bryant-park-moves Date: July 11, 2015

This modern dance class, now in its fifth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limón Dance Company.

Experience the joy of movement and dance — open to all levels.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551465f882150.jpg Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Fly Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bryant-park-fly-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bryant-park-fly-fishing Date: July 11, 2015

Learn the basics of fly fishing for free.

Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging. Class spaces are first come first served. Call Orvis at (212) 827-0698 to reserve your spot.

For more information, check out the Fly Fishing post on the Bryant Park blog.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7528, -73.9816 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551467e37d383.jpg Tue, 12 May 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Advanced Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/esl-advanced http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/esl-advanced Date: July 11, 2015

The focus of this class will be on sharpening English language speaking, reading comprehension, and writing for Spanish-speaking adults with good conversational writing and reading skills.

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 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:00:09 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/shape-up-nyc-body-sculpting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/shape-up-nyc-body-sculpting Date: July 11, 2015

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.

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 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:13 EST
<![CDATA[Seining]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/seining http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/seining Date: July 11, 2015

Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 10:30 am 12:00 pm 40.70389938354492000, -73.99240112304688000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/training-and-mapping-711 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/training-and-mapping-711 Date: July 11, 2015

Arrive ready to count some trees! You will be signing in with your username, so have that readily available.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: "The New York Botanical Garden Bronx Green-Up, Moshulu Gate, Southern Blvd, across from Metro North station

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.86673041380000000, -73.88082504270000000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga for Gardeners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/yoga-for-gardeners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/yoga-for-gardeners Date: July 11, 2015

While we carefully tend to our plants’ health, self-care can get short shrift. Every gardener can avoid strain and injuries by practicing a few simple asanas. This class if for people of all ages and abilities. Bring a yoga mat or large towel if you have one, we will have some mats on hand to share.

Please let me know how many people from your garden plan to attend by emailing mobrien@bbg.org below or calling (718) 623-7385.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 623-7385

Location: Tranquility Garden

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6946, -73.9432 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Saltwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/saltwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/saltwater-fishing Date: July 11, 2015

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. Most fishing programs are first-come, first served. Participation in a mandatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is required. All equipment is provided.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: 135th Street Entrance, Harlem River Park

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81100082397500000, -73.93440246582000000 Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Seneca Village]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/central-park-tour-seneca-village http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/central-park-tour-seneca-village Date: July 11, 2015

Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.

Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour to learn about the lives of Seneca Village’s residents in the 1800s and the community’s place in pre-Park New York City. Highlights of this tour include: Summit Rock, Tanner's Spring, Winterdale Arch, and sites where important residences and churches existed before the development of the Park.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. Tour starts and ends inside the park at 85th Street and Central Park West

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 12:15 pm 40.7846, -73.9697 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d708b703c02.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/free-yoga-in-the-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/free-yoga-in-the-park1 Date: July 11, 2015

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5588723a87c6c.jpg Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/central-park-tour-conservatory-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/central-park-tour-conservatory-garden Date: July 11, 2015

Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy, its classic design, glorious fountains, and six densely planted acres. Thousands of trees, shrubs, bulbs, perennials and annuals bloom throughout the seasons in this special place in Central Park. Route involves a few stairs.

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 12:15 pm 40.7935, -73.9519 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552d43a12516a.jpg Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 11, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3f440bb02.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/urban-farm-exploration-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/urban-farm-exploration-days Date: July 11, 2015

Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome at these free events! An urban farm expert will be on site to answer questions. You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7837, -73.9262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5512f1b333abd.JPG Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Paddling 101 (Basic)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/paddling-101-basic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/paddling-101-basic Date: July 11, 2015

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York CIty. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you'll never forget. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.

Learn to paddle with the Rangers and then use your new skills to explore the shores and learn about life at the lake. Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your name in the lottery visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 1st.

Participation in a mandatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is required. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Van Cortlandt Park

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89160156250000000, -73.89289855957031000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5594058c8494b.JPG Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen Date: July 11, 2015

Each summer on Saturday morning for the past 59 years, New Yorkers of all ages have listended to Andersen tales and other stories, folktales, and fairytales from around the world told by a group of brilliant storytellers at the Hans Christian Andersen Statue in Central Park. This landmark New York event continues this summer, with storytelling happening every Saturday from June through September.

On Saturday, July 11, Ben & Josslyn Wheeless will tell the story, "The Patchwork Quilt," by Joan Aiken. Rachel Rose Reid will tell the story "The Pea Blossom," by H.C. Andersen.

Storytelling is held rain or shine. The stories are appropriate for children six years old and up. Parents or guardians are asked to sit with their children.

This free program is funded by the Hans Christian Andersen Story Telling Center, Inc.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77450180053711000, -73.96779632568360000 Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Workshop: Tea for 2 Billion Organisms]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/greenthumb-workshop-tea-for-2-billion-organisms http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/greenthumb-workshop-tea-for-2-billion-organisms Date: July 11, 2015

This is the second in a series of compost workshops in Staten Island. These three monthly workshops will teach you everything you need to know to successfully use compost in your garden: learn the basics of composting at Composting 101, how to supercharge your garden with compost tea at Tea for 2 Billion… Organisms, and how to use compost to improve your plants and soil at Feed the Soil, Not the Plants.

This workshop is given in partnership with NYC Compost Project.

Please RSVP here.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 788-8070

Location: Moravian Churches Community Garden

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6135, -74.119 Wed, 27 May 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Festival de las Flores]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/festival-de-las-flores http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/festival-de-las-flores Date: July 11, 2015

The beautiful Colombian tradition of creating “Silletos,” or large medallions constructed of flowers, comes to Queens Botanical Garden in an afternoon celebration.

See some of the completed floral creations, view the works in progress, and enjoy music and dance performances throughout the afternoon.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f68387afe7.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Back to Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/back-to-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/back-to-beach Date: July 11, 2015

Staten Island Borough President James S. Oddo and The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund present Back to Beach, a free community event featuring live music, vendors, games, food, rides for the kids, and more.

There will be a free fireworks show at the close of the event.

For more information, please call (718) 412-1851.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 412-1851

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:00 am 9:30 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Thu, 21 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Intermediate Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/esl-intermediate http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/esl-intermediate Date: July 11, 2015

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:00:11 EST
<![CDATA[Introduction to Bird Watching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/introduction-to-bird-watching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/11/introduction-to-bird-watching Date: July 11, 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 2015-07-11 2015-07-11 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:00:07 EDT