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 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:14:50 GMT <![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 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!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Laburnum Avenue and 162nd Street

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2015-08-11 2015-08-11 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75164600588800000, -73.80517601966900000 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness Date: August 11, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knitting Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bryant-park-knits http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bryant-park-knits Date: August 11, 2015

Free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided.

Call Knitty City at (212) 787-5896 to register, or take a chance and drop by.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5514648a600c5.JPG Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Painting for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/painting-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/painting-for-kids Date: August 11, 2015

Have fun painting and seeing nature. Supplies will be provided.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.9001, -73.8722 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Chair Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/chair-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/chair-yoga Date: August 11, 2015

Learn how to adapt traditional yoga poses while sitting or standing with the support of a chair. Outdoor classes combine stretching, strengthening, and breathing techniques designed to relieve stress, calm the mind, and increase mobility. Led by a member from the Yoga for Bliss team, chair yoga is suitable for all ages, fitness levels, and physical conditions. All levels are welcome.

Classes are held indoors during inclement weather.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559ff6ee053dd.jpg Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/gallery-tour Date: August 11, 2015

Join the Curatorial Fellow for a tour of current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath–Force of Nature explores contemporary anxieties about the environment through painterly and sculptural depictions of natural disasters and their aftermath. The Sunroom Project Space hosts two site-specific installations: Holly Veselka transforms the Sunroom into interplanetary space, printing antiquated images onto fabrics to create sculptural objects. For the Sun Porch, aricoco makes outfits representing an insect’s life cycle in an environment resembling a carnivorous garden.

Tours take place Tuesdays and Saturdays at 2 p.m. Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 2:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55bbd33685551.jpg Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee Date: August 11, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-11 2015-08-11 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Le Petit Art: Artist Trading Cards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/le-petit-artartist-trading-cardsteensadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/le-petit-artartist-trading-cardsteensadults Date: August 11, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Create miniature works of art to swap and trade with other artists. This summer, participants will create originals, small editions, and most importantly, self-produced works using various mediums.

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 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 11 Aug 2015 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Fresh Vegetables & Herb Cooking Demonstration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/fresh-vegetables-herb-cooking-demonstration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/fresh-vegetables-herb-cooking-demonstration Date: August 11, 2015

You are welcome to join us at Eagle Slope/Granja Farm! Why should you come? We are having a cooking demonstration with fresh vegetables and herbs. The garden will giveaway free vegetables and plants.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Eagles Slope

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2015-08-11 2015-08-11 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81570053100586000, -73.91159820556640000 Wed, 05 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: August 11, 2015

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

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

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 Date: August 11, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 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!

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Maine Avenue and Willard Avenue

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2015-08-11 2015-08-11 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.62032105599100000, -74.13371443748500000 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion-arts-crafts Date: August 11, 2015

Union Square Park's playground isn't the only place kids can have fun in the park! Bring your little ones to The Pavilion in the North Plaza every Tuesday at 3 p.m. to explore fun new topics every month through arts and crafts!

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.7364, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552d22b9b8f61.jpg Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 Date: August 11, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-11 2015-08-11 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bryant-park-juggling1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bryant-park-juggling1 Date: August 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: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c40306ac5e.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic Date: August 11, 2015

Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of basketball, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside and outside the center.

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-11 2015-08-11 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Wetlands Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/wetlands-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/wetlands-tour Date: August 11, 2015

Join us for a guided exploration of the restored wetlands on Randall’s Island! Participants can enjoy viewing beautiful wildflowers, birds, and other native wildlife while learning about some of the fascinating history that has shaped the natural areas on the Island.

Individuals and families are welcome; no fee is required. We will be meeting at the northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh, near the south end of Icahn Stadium. A Randall's Island Park Alliance staff member will be on site approximately 10 minutes prior to the tour to greet you.

For more information, please email melanie.delrosario@randallsisland.org.

Directions: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?usp=sharing&mid=zQcQdHuzMADI.kQZVA4H4DxqU

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.79159522763100000, -73.92558956146200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c4266347ca.jpg Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness Date: August 11, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: August 11, 2015

Join instructor Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199bac73ff4.JPG Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Inwood Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/inwood-evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/inwood-evening-yoga Date: August 11, 2015

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555cb0afb5e5b.jpg Fri, 22 May 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/zumba-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/zumba-fitness Date: August 11, 2015

We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and world rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Mansion, Tennis Courts, Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8909, -73.8945 Fri, 05 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Zumba in Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/zumba-in-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/zumba-in-westerleigh-park Date: August 11, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled due to weather.

Exercise with music and dance in the park.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 442-0336

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.61980056762695000, -74.13449859619140000 Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Pilates With The Fitness Guru]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru Date: August 11, 2015

These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.

Limited mats are available at select classes. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. each evening. For more information, please visit the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's website.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70389938354492000, -73.99240112304688000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare at Sunset: Measure for Measure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/shakespeare-at-sunset http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/shakespeare-at-sunset Date: August 11, 2015

Come see this free performance of Measure for Measure by the New York Classical Theatre.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.70193862915039000, -73.99747467041016000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Sit Volleyball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/sit-volleyball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/sit-volleyball Date: August 11, 2015

Sitting volleyball competition is open to male and female athletes with physical disabilities such as amputation or limb loss, spinal cord injury, wheelchair-users, cerebral palsy, brain injury or stroke.

All are welcome!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.72010040283203000, -73.94999694824219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c110a1ab86.jpg Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Nights on the River: Despicable Me]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/movie-nights-on-the-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/movie-nights-on-the-river Date: August 11, 2015

Come and enjoy the family movie Despicable Me under the stars. In this film Gru, a supervillain surrounded by minions, masterminds a grand scheme to steal the moon.

Rain date: Wednesday August 12th. This event is free; registration is not required.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Hunts Point Riverside Park

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X336 Hunts Point Riverside Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.81750106811523400, -73.88240051269531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55919d0a6b813.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Movie Night: Flight of the Navigator (PG)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/summer-movie-night-flight-of-the-navigator-pg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/summer-movie-night-flight-of-the-navigator-pg Date: August 11, 2015

Please note: Due to forecasted weather this event has been cancelled.

Free summer movies are here, brought to you by New York Restoration Project! Bring a picnic and blanket, and enjoy an evening under the stars.

In this PG-rated film, a boy is moved 8 years into the future by an alien ship, with whom he has adventures.

Complimentary hot popcorn will be served. Movie begins between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. at sunset.

times subject to change. Visit NYRP Calendar before attending.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: 103rd Street Community Garden

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2015-08-11 2015-08-11 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.79100036621094000, -73.94860076904297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552831b79922c.jpg Tue, 11 Aug 2015 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[The Villalobos Brothers in Concert: Free Lincoln Center Local Screening]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/the-villalobos-brothers-in-concert-free-lincoln-center-local-screening http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/the-villalobos-brothers-in-concert-free-lincoln-center-local-screening Date: August 11, 2015

The Villalobos Brothers are considered one of today's leading world music and contemporary Mexican ensembles, and their 2014 concert at Lincoln Center was a real crowd-pleaser.

A free screening presented by Queens Theatre and Lincoln Center Education!

Queens Theatre is partnering with Lincoln Center Education to present free outdoor screenings of some of the most impactful Lincoln Center performances of these past 3 years. The screenings will take place every Tuesday of August at 8:00 p.m. in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on the Festival Site right behind Queens Theatre. The chosen performances will reflect Lincoln Center’s eclectic programming as well as the borough’s diverse population. The performances will be projected on a 26-foot screen on the festival site in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, right behind Queens Theatre. In case of inclement weather, the screenings will be held on Queens Theatre's main stage. You are more than welcome to bring your own chair, blanket, picnic, and as many friends as you want!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-0064

Location: Festival Site (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.74399948120117000, -73.84300231933594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55c27304bdca9.png Mon, 10 Aug 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Grease (1978)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/casablanca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/casablanca Date: August 11, 2015

Special note: In case of rain, this movie will be played indoors at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Look forward to seeing you there!

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

Come sit back, relax and enjoy Grease, a classic that takes you back to the 1950's. This musical is sure going to make you get up and dance as they sing classic hits such as "Grease Lightning" "Hopelessly Devoted" and "Beauty School Dropout". The plot involves two high-school students who fall in love one summer. Unexpectedly they end up attending the same high school. Sweetheart Sandy Olsson doesn't realize that her summer love, Danny Zuko, is far from the gentle, senstive guy she met. Will Danny be willing to drop his tough-guy reputation? Will they be able to figure out how to make their love last in the midst of High School and all the drama that goes with it? Come join us for the timeless classic and find out!

This movie is shown on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket to sit on, and a picnic if you like. There are a limited number of chairs available. No alcohol.

Doors open one hour before the start of the screening. Space is limited and admission is on a first come-first served basis, so it's best to get there well before the screening starts. Please bring one form of ID with you.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55660d8b7eb1e.jpg Mon, 10 Aug 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/movies-in-the-parks-annie-2014 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/movies-in-the-parks-annie-2014 Date: August 11, 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) 829-0156

Location: Owen F. Dolen Park

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X016 Owen F. Dolen Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.84052658081055000, -73.84279632568360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5572146aee3d9.jpg Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/sunrise-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/sunrise-tai-chi Date: August 12, 2015

Start your day out right; come enjoy sunrise tai chi classes with certified tai chi instructor Robert Martinez, on the beautiful David Rockefeller Linden Terrace.

These classes are suitable for all levels. Wear comfy clothing and bring water.

Please check back for heavy rain and weather/air advisory cancellations.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.8617, -73.9335 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5531186d54443.jpg Fri, 22 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 12, 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 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Women in Comics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/women-in-comics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/women-in-comics Date: August 12, 2015

The Women in Comics NYC Collective International is proud to present their second exhibition, 'Women in Comics II' at the Poe Park Visitors Center. The event will showcase artwork from members who reside in the New York City Metro Area. Artwork will be feature by such artists as Alitha E. Martinez, Michele St. Martin, Sara Woolley, Sha-Nee Williams, Rica Takashima, Selena Briggs, and many more! WinC will also host accompanying workshops on Saturdays in August! Join us for what will be a wonderful event that highlights women artists in the comic book industry!

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 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles Date: August 12, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/yoga-class Date: August 12, 2015

This yoga class is led by Sacred Sounds Yoga and is suitable for all levels. Drop-ins are welcome. Join us!

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Adventures in Time Summer History Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp Date: August 12, 2015

Kids play fun activities that focus on the history of those who lived and worked here during the Colonial and Revolutionary War era.

This camp is suitable for ages 6-12.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-3344

Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.89114379882812500, -73.89489746093750000 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8893, -73.8982 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc Date: August 12, 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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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f6510654c5.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: August 12, 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 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997070000, -73.97129821777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-sports-experience1 Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/track-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/track-and-field-for-kids Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

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

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B008 Betsy Head Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.66270065307617000, -73.91329956054688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c28fda1c0f.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/track-and-field-for-kids1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/track-and-field-for-kids1 Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.84852218627930000, -73.81987762451172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d33cf5825e.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/tack-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/tack-and-field-for-kids Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d41c3931e0.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/track-and-field-for-kids2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/track-and-field-for-kids2 Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

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

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.70140075683594000, -73.85299682617188000; 40.70249938964844000, -73.85510253906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d45c376a51.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/track-and-field-for-kids3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/track-and-field-for-kids3 Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d71ef43225.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

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

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5526aa65c4022.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 12, 2015

Calling all children 12 and under! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon?

Play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!

There is a limited amount of supplies available at one time. If you are planning on bringing a large group please contact the organizer so we will be prepared.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81880187988281000, -73.96109771728516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aee71e8050.JPG Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/kids-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/kids-yoga Date: August 12, 2015

Bring your little one to yoga class for kids, ages 2 to 7, with Sacred Sounds Yoga.

All kids must be accompanied by an adult. Mats will be provided for kids.

Suitable for drop-ins.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7308, -73.9963 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-exhibitions Date: August 12, 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 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-sports-experience3 Date: August 12, 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 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Rugby and Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-sports-experience4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-sports-experience4 Date: August 12, 2015

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

Recommended for kids ages 6-13.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0296

Location: Ballfield #1 (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.84159851074219000, -73.93479919433594000 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-sports-experience Date: August 12, 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 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session1 Date: August 12, 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: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Avenue and Dean Street

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.67674877814900000, -73.94700050354000000 Sat, 08 Aug 2015 02:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature Date: August 12, 2015

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

This exhibition has been arranged by the Tottenville Historical Society.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a3ef10558b8.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[The Reading Circle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/the-reading-circle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/the-reading-circle Date: August 12, 2015

Volunteers and authors read to children and encourage the children to read throughout the summer. Bring a blanket and your children. We will bring the books and fun literacy-related art projects.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Northwest lawn (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 10:30 am 12:30 pm 40.80541610717773400, -73.94432830810547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a92c9931050.jpg Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Fun for the Wee Ones]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-fun-for-the-wee-ones http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-fun-for-the-wee-ones Date: August 12, 2015

Join us for stories, nature explorations, wading pool fishing, and sprinkler fun in the Greenbelt. For ages 2 - 4.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/central-park-tour-midpark-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/central-park-tour-midpark-welcome-tour Date: August 12, 2015

Explore some of the park's best-known features, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this introductory tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include: Balcony Bridge, Oak Bridge, the Lake, the Ramble, and Belvedere Castle.

The tour route involves many hills, stairs, and uneven terrain. Tour starts in front of the Alexander von Humboldt statue (77th Street and Central Park West), and ends at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street). For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review the Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org. For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.7794, -73.9734 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5522d48944911.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Sports & Fitness Day at Torsney Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/sports-fitness-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/sports-fitness-day Date: August 12, 2015

Come join us for a day of sports activities, including drills, games, races, and more!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Tornsey Playground (in Torsney Playground)

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Q340 Torsney Playground 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.74729919433594000, -73.92179870605469000 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Dancercise]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/dancercise http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/dancercise Date: August 12, 2015

Get in shape with dance moves while using weights.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bryant-park-juggling Date: August 12, 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 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Children's Garden Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-childrens-garden-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-childrens-garden-program Date: August 12, 2015

Children ages 7-12 are invited to a fun-filled afternoon to explore the garden and connect with nature.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4462

Location: Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park)

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B047 Highland Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.68289947509800000, -73.88790130615200000 Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories In The Garden: Hatching A Plan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/stories-in-the-garden-hatching-a-plan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/stories-in-the-garden-hatching-a-plan Date: August 12, 2015

Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature tales. These stories—classics and more—come to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs, and puppetry.

Sly foxes and (not so) sneaky schemes are featured in this week’s stories of plans gone humorously awry. Be sure to catch this program while you can! Stories this week: Do Like a Duck Does! By Judy Hindley, Wings: A Tale of Two Chickens by James Marshall and Shh! We Have a Plan by Chris Haughton.

Programs are held outdoors in good weather, and in Wave Hill House during inclement weather. Ideal for children ages three to six with an adult.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b2630375bd0.jpg Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle-To-Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/recycletoart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/recycletoart Date: August 12, 2015

Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.

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 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:13 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling Date: August 12, 2015

Families! Kids! Join us for fun filled sessions of art and story telling this summer. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops and present storytelling, at select locations. All ages are welcome!

These workshops are part of the mayor's Community Parks Initiative. For more information on our parks equity program, visit the Community Parks Initiative page.

Visit us at this site or elsewhere:

Wednesday August 19, 3-4:30 pm: Willis Playground, E 141st St. to E 140th St, between Willis Av and Alexander Av, Bronx

Wednesday August 26, 3-4:30 pm: Flynn Playground, Brook Av to 3 Av bet. E 157th St. and E 158th St., Bronx

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Mae Grant Playground

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M213 Mae Grant Playground 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.79249954223633000, -73.94940185546875000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Body Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt Date: August 12, 2015

Are you looking to create a masterpiece? Well look no further and take ownership of your own masterpiece: your body. Body Sculpt will help you along the way! Reach your goals with this high intensity program designed to shape and tone your body using moderate weights. Exercises will be geared toward firming and strengthening your entire body. By placing emphasis on building lean muscle and developing flexibility, you will see your sculpture take shape week in and week out.

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session2 Date: August 12, 2015

Learn Tree ID skills while exploring Brooklyn's urban forest! This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! 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.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza at St John's Place (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.67505631526900000, -73.97101163864100000 Thu, 06 Aug 2015 02:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session2 Date: August 12, 2015

This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! 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.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 2nd Ave & East 41st Street

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.74912640546100000, -73.97263169288600000 Thu, 06 Aug 2015 02:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session2 Date: August 12, 2015

This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! 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.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Morris Park Ave & White Plains Rd

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.84514497244500000, -73.86593341827400000 Thu, 06 Aug 2015 02:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session2 Date: August 12, 2015

This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! 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.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Turnpike & Francis Lewis Blvd

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.73192555073200000, -73.77006053924600000 Thu, 06 Aug 2015 02:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Grooves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/garden-grooves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/garden-grooves Date: August 12, 2015

Enjoy live music from local artists.

5 p.m. – Indie-instrumental soundscapes of Brooklyn-based Threefifty

6:30pm – Afrotronic Funk with Digital Diaspora

Digital Diaspora

Soul-shaking electro-funk outfit Digital Diaspora mixes irresistible Afrobeat grooves—played on one-of-a-kind instruments like the freakaphone and gongo-tron—with impassioned, socially conscious lyrics. The result is an intoxicating, retro-futuristic sound that’s designed to both make you move and make you think.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Jane Bailey Memorial Garden

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 5:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.68759918212890600, -73.95819854736328000 Fri, 07 Aug 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Fundraising / Citizen Philanthropy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/fundraising-citizen-philanthropy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/fundraising-citizen-philanthropy Date: August 12, 2015

Join ioby (in our back yards) staff to hear about the growing field of crowdfunding, bust some common myths, and learn how crowdfunding can be both an important fundraising and community engagement tool for urban gardeners. Through case studies of successfully funded garden projects, this session will give attendees a firm understanding of when and how to use crowdfunding to support their neighborhood transforming work.

In partnership with ioby (in our back yards) which is a national, nonprofit crowd-resourcing platform designed to support community-led, neighbor-funded projects.

Please RSVP here.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Clifton Place Memorial Garden

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.67879867553711000, -73.94409942626953000 Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 12, 2015

This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! 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.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 106th Street and Central Park West

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 5:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.79803022193600000, -73.96004676818800000 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Fresh Air Fitness: Circuit Training]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/fresh-air-fitness-circuit-training http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/fresh-air-fitness-circuit-training Date: August 12, 2015

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

Circuit training consists of full body conditioning exercises. Different intervals target different muscle groups so you feel worked out everywhere! Fitness equipment is unnecessary.

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

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

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

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M038 James J Walker Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 5:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.72980117797851600, -74.00610351562500000 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/treescount-2015-training-session3 Date: August 12, 2015

This is a free event. Please bring your Census Gear Pack, including your voluntreer badge, with you to the event. You will be able to check out a wheel and reserve blocks at the end of the event to continue mapping on your own!

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lafayette Avenue and Carlton Avenue

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 5:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.68750467728800000, -73.97174119949300000 Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Pump]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump1 Date: August 12, 2015

No matter what your goal, no matter what your perspective, Total Body Pump will help you along the way! Total Body Pump is designed to improve muscle strength and tone your physique while protecting you from injury. With specialized instruction and individualized attention, Total Body Pump will provide a workout that benefits all aspects of your body.

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 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 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic Date: August 12, 2015

Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of basketball, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside and outside the center.

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness Date: August 12, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Women's Ping Pong Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bryant-park-womens-ping-pong-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/bryant-park-womens-ping-pong-tournament Date: August 12, 2015

Join us for the park's first-ever women's ping pong tournament, and prove that table tennis truly appeals to all. The tournament is single-elimination and bracket-style.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 6pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

*Registration for the tournament will open one month in advance. USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551d81bf06fe0.JPG Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park Date: August 12, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey, from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more, with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55147bc17d85a.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Pump]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump Date: August 12, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

No matter what your goal, no matter what your perspective, Total Body Pump will help you along the way! Total Body Pump is designed to improve muscle strength and tone your physique while protecting you from injury. With specialized instruction and individualized attention, Total Body Pump will provide a workout that benefits all aspects of your body.

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 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 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: August 12, 2015

End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199c9875bef.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Capoeira]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/family-capoeira http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/family-capoeira Date: August 12, 2015

Capoeira is a unique Brazilian art form that has evolved over centuries into an exciting combination of martial arts, dance, music, and acrobatics. Some of capoeira’s benefits include strength, flexibility, stamina, overall fitness and confidence. Benefits of capoeira for kids include promoting social interaction and sense of belonging, building confidence, discipline and self esteem, promoting a healthy lifestyle so children become active, and healthy, and develop cultural awareness and tolerance. Wear comfortable clothing.

Capoeira was developed in Brazil, but its history extends to Africa and tribes from Angola. Slaves living on Brazilian Plantations who weren’t allowed to openly practice traditional forms of self-defense developed an ingenious method of disguising their training by combining it with dance-like movements, singing, and the rhythms of primitive instruments.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 Fri, 22 May 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Wednesday Night Tours: Infrastructure Intersections]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/wednesday-night-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/wednesday-night-tours Date: August 12, 2015

Along this reclaimed industrial waterfront, explore the history of iconic bridges, subaqueous tunnels, rail freight, rapid transit, and an innovative cantilevered expressway with historian, John Kriskiewicz.

Don’t be late—this tour travels throughout the park!

Please purchase tickets here. Tickets are nonrefundable.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.70270156860400000, -73.99530029296900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55943f1c9f19c.jpg Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/sunset-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/sunset-yoga Date: August 12, 2015

Practice yoga with a variety of certified local yoga instructors while overlooking the beautiful Hudson River and basking in the glow of the setting sun.

Arrive early, and bring a towel or yoga mat and water.

Please note: Abby’s Lawn is slightly sloped and there are some uneven spots. Rain or wet ground cancels the event.

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 6:45 pm 8:00 pm 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5372554ad5dfc.jpg Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Inwood Lecture Series: Lost Inwood on the Back Porch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/inwood-lecture-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/inwood-lecture-series Date: August 12, 2015

Lost Inwood on the Back Porch is taking it to the streets. The history of Inwood's streets, that is. We'll learn about how Inwood's streets got their names and when they were built. Who exactly were this pair of Seaman and Cumming, anyway? We'll view magnificent, exquisitely detailed photos of street-building in Inwood at the turn of the last century and get ourselves ready for next month's eagerly anticipated visit by Manhattan Borough Historian Michael Miscione.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)

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M026 Dyckman House Museum 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.86750030517578000, -73.92289733886719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a7e205aec5b.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Strength]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/outdoor-strength http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/outdoor-strength Date: August 12, 2015

Local studio Brooklyn Strength designs a fitness program to meet and exceed your personal health and fitness goals!

This is a fun and challenging mixed level class. 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 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare at Sunset: Measure for Measure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/shakespeare-at-sunset http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/shakespeare-at-sunset Date: August 12, 2015

Come see this free performance of Measure for Measure by the New York Classical Theatre.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.70193862915039000, -73.99747467041016000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Celebrate Brooklyn: Benefit Concert - Willie Nelson & Family and Old Crow Medicine Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/celebrate-brooklyn-benefit-concert-willie-nelson-family-and-old-crow-medicine-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/12/celebrate-brooklyn-benefit-concert-willie-nelson-family-and-old-crow-medicine-show Date: August 12, 2015

With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, Willie Nelson is the creative genius behind the historic recordings of Crazy, Red Headed Stranger and Stardust.

Adding another feather in this cap, recent members of the Grand Ole Opry Old Crow Medicine Show (OCMS) will be joining the lineup. Since their humble beginnings nearly 15 years ago busking on corners in New York, the band has gone on to tour the world; sell over 800,000 albums.

Purchase tickets here.

Gates open at 6:00 p.m.

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 2015-08-12 2015-08-12 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.66299819946289000, -73.97660064697266000 Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:00:05 EDT