NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:56:05 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Walk NYC: Willowbrook Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/walk-nyc-willowbrook-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/walk-nyc-willowbrook-park Date: July 22, 2013

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Carousel for All Children (in Willowbrook Park)

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<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 22, 2013

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-22 2013-07-22 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/bryant-park-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/bryant-park-piano Date: July 22, 2013

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

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

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-22 2013-07-22 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[West Side Stories]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/west-side-stories http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/west-side-stories Date: July 22, 2013

Visit an area of the Park that's off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders. The route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. 60 minutes.

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

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

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

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-22 2013-07-22 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.782, -73.9714 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d70601d1d92.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Books Sing Presents My City Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/making-books-sing-presents-my-city-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/making-books-sing-presents-my-city-park Date: July 22, 2013

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 28-5049

Location: Webster Library

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<![CDATA[HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Presents The African Queen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival Date: July 22, 2013

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

The African Queen

Humphrey Bogart plays a riverboat captain who is persuaded by Katharine Hepburn's character to take out a German warship in Africa during World War I.

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-22 2013-07-22 5:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue & Soulive with Anders Osborne]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/trombone-shorty-orleans-avenue-soulive-with-anders-osborne http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/trombone-shorty-orleans-avenue-soulive-with-anders-osborne Date: July 22, 2013

Since the release of their GRAMMY-nominated 2010 debut album, Backatown, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue have grown creatively while winning hordes of new fans performing nonstop on five continents. Their latest album, For True, offers substantive proof of their explosive growth, further refining the signature sound Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews has dubbed “Supafunkrock.” The band stirs together old-school Jazz, Funk and Soul, laced with hard-rock power chords and Hip-Hop beats, and they’ve added some tangy new ingredients on For True as they keep pushing the envelope, exploring new musical territory. “Trombone Shorty is so ready for his close-up,” The New York Times wrote, describing the young virtuoso as “a native prodigy destined for breakout success.”

Soulive has never made any bones about what they do best; it’s right there in their name. Since forming in 1999, the trio of guitarist Eric Krasno, drummer Alan Evans and keyboardist Neal Evans has carried the torch for the soul-jazz organ trio. In their 13 years together, Soulive has followed the muse in the direction of Hip-Hop, R&B, Blues and Rock, collaborating with the likes of Chaka Khan, Dave Matthews, and Talib Kweli and so many others, even going so far as to record a full album of covers by The Beatles. Their latest, a four-track EP entitled, SPARK, was recorded over a day and a half with saxophonist/flautist Karl Denson. No matter how they push the limits of the organ trio, they always come back to their bread and butter: blistering solos and grooves that don’t quit.

Between the potency of his incredibly deep songwriting, his soulful vocals and his subtle, expert guitar work, New Orleans’ Anders Osborne is a true musical treasure. Osborne is among the most original and visionary musicians writing and performing today. OffBeat magazine recently named Osborne the Crescent City’s Best Roots Rock Artist and declared him the city’s Best Guitarist for the second straight year. Since the release of his 2010 debut, American Patchwork and his 2012 follow-up Black Eye Galaxy, Osborne has earned hordes of new fans. Relix magazine said Osborne has, “A phenomenal blend of self-awareness, spirit and muscle.” In late 2012, Osborne recorded his new six-song EP, Three Free Amigos, a semi-acoustic collection cut in a relaxed, easygoing atmosphere, with friends joining him in various combinations, creating true musical magic.

Doors: 5:00 pm / Show: 6:00 pm

$35 advance / $40 day of show
On Sale Fri 4/26 12:00 pm EDT

This event is all ages

Proceeds from this concert help make possible the free programs of SummerStage.

Rain or Shine Event, General Admission, Standing Room Only.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-22 2013-07-22 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7728, -73.9702 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Strength]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/outdoor-strength http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/outdoor-strength Date: July 22, 2013

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2013-07-22 2013-07-22 7:00 pm 40.6926, -74.0019 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reel Talks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/bryant-park-reel-talks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/bryant-park-reel-talks Date: July 22, 2013

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-22 2013-07-22 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series Presents Old School Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/martin-luther-king-jr-concert-series-presents-old-school-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/martin-luther-king-jr-concert-series-presents-old-school-night Date: July 22, 2013

The 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series features gospel, classic soul, and R&B stars for a summer of hot performances. Rakim, Whodini, Big Daddy Kane and Chubb Rock come to Old School Night for a night of throwback rap and hip-hop.

Please bring your own chairs as seating is limited.

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 222-0600

Location: Wingate Park

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B254 Wingate Park 2013-07-22 2013-07-22 7:30 pm 40.6586, -73.9443 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Coney Island Flicks on the Beach Presents Wreck-It Ralph]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/coney-island-flicks-on-the-beach-presents-wreckit-ralph http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/22/coney-island-flicks-on-the-beach-presents-wreckit-ralph Date: July 22, 2013

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

Wreck-It Ralph (2012): Wreck-It Ralph is a video game villain but yearns to be a beloved hero. When he sets out to prove that he can be a hero he reeks havoc and must find a way to fix everything.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

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

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2013-07-22 2013-07-22 7:30 pm 40.5733, -73.978 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[12x12 Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/12x12-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/12x12-project Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-07-23 2013-07-23 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Eco-House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/nyc-ecohouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/nyc-ecohouse Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-07-23 2013-07-23 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/art-exhibit-invasive-pigments http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/art-exhibit-invasive-pigments Date: July 23, 2013

Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other “unintentional” plants in tandem with human movement. Artist Ellie Irons created colors by extracting pigments from these local, invasive plants, and uses them to construct map-like portraits to illustrate the species’ movement into local ecosystems

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-07-23 2013-07-23 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51e5913860f24.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/land-art-generator-initiative-freshkills-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/land-art-generator-initiative-freshkills-park Date: July 23, 2013

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51bb75b891749.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/fitness-walk Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x301

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 9:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Program at HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/summer-program-at-hsbc-childrens-garden-at-queens-botanical-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/summer-program-at-hsbc-childrens-garden-at-queens-botanical-garden Date: July 23, 2013

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

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

There are two sessions:

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

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

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-07-23 2013-07-23 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[FLOW.13]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/flow13 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/flow13 Date: July 23, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 9:00 am 40.7849, -73.9358 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Women In Comics Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/women-in-comics-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/women-in-comics-exhibition Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Social Etiquette through Fun and Games Summer Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/social-etiquette-through-fun-and-games-summer-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/social-etiquette-through-fun-and-games-summer-camp Date: July 23, 2013

This program introduces children to the skills they need for most any social situation, including common courtesies, etiquette in public places, welcoming behaviors, appropriate host and guest behaviors, and dress and grooming for all occasions. We play lots of games including croquette and spud!

Lots of fun and terrific for development of social and communication skills!

For more information, call Ann Marie McDonnell, Director of Education at (718) 816-4506 x13.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506 x13

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.6146, -74.0631 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Catch & Release Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/catch-release-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/catch-release-fishing Date: July 23, 2013

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

Catch & Release Fishing

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/511bb82a307e4.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Library - Toddler Time]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/popup-library-toddler-time http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/popup-library-toddler-time Date: July 23, 2013

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

For children up to age 4.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (646) 395-4186

Location: Seward Park

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M082 Seward Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7148, -73.9892 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Young Artists in The Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/young-artists-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/young-artists-in-the-park Date: July 23, 2013

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Public Library's Kidsmobile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/brooklyn-public-librarys-kidsmobile http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/brooklyn-public-librarys-kidsmobile Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6926, -74.0019 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-storytime Date: July 23, 2013

Hosted by: Cali Co Cat

Tails, meowsic, and arts & crafts to boot!


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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids and JazzReach present: Get Hip!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/jazzreach-presents-get-hip http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/jazzreach-presents-get-hip Date: July 23, 2013

Get Hip! is a fun, interactive introduction to jazz that illuminates the art form's cultural origins, concepts about improvisation and creative self-expression, and explores the role and responsibility of each individual member of the jazz ensemble and how they all must work together to serve and achieve the collective goal of making great music. Get Hip! also draws parallels between the ensemble, the bandstand, and community as an effective means by which to promote important social values such as civic responsibility, teamwork, collaboration, and cooperation.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Maria Hernandez Park

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B016 Maria Hernandez Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7036, -73.9234 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/518d4ffda0df4.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids Presents: The Renaissance League: Juggling + Magic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/the-renaissance-league-juggling-magic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/the-renaissance-league-juggling-magic Date: July 23, 2013

New York's best of both worlds has finally joined forces. Mix Kid Ace's extraordinary magic with the Hip-Hop's juggler's amazing stunts, and what do you have? The Renaissance League: hottest tandem to hit the scene! Mixing hip juggling with mind-blowing magical feats and comedy, The Renaissance League create one fresh, exciting full-length show with signature material that they've performed throughout the nation and abroad. Be careful not to blink. You might miss something!

Paris, given the nickname "The Hip-Hop Juggler" by Al Roker himself, has been dazzling audiences with his brand of juggling for over a decade. He has appeared at the Big Apple Circus, The Today Show, Sesame Street, The White House, and the We Free convention in Italy to name a few. He has also been featured in Juggle magazine and Time Out New York. Paris has gained critical acclaim for his juggling instruction, teaching hundreds at conventions, universities, and corporations. He has taught over 1,000 people how to juggle. We bet he can teach you too!

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Park

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M015 Columbus Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7152, -74 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Mad. Sq. Kids Summer Concert Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/mad-sq-kids-summer-concert-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/mad-sq-kids-summer-concert-series Date: July 23, 2013

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

Performace Schedule:

June 11 – Steve Songs

June 13 – Audra Rox

June 18 – The Deedle Deedle Dees

June 20 – Matt Wilson’s Family Jazz Band

June 25? – Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band

June 27 – KBC Kids

July 2 – Big Bang Boom

July 9 – Alastair Moock and Friends

July 11 – David Weinstone and the Music for Aardvarks Band

July 16 – Recess Monkey

July 18 – Robbi K & Friends

July 23 – The Rockdoves

July 25 – Songs for Seeds

July 30 – The Dirty Sock Funtime Band

August 1 – Billy Jonas and the Billy Jonas Band

August 6 – The Suzi Shelton Band

August 8 – Shine and the Moonbeams

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 325-2101

Location: Madison Square Park

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M052 Madison Square Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 10:30 am 40.7413, -73.9884 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Little Red's Hood]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-little-reds-hood http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-little-reds-hood Date: July 23, 2013

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Rufus King Park

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 10:30 am 40.7039, -73.8034 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51ae1cb5e0de7.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The New Street Types of New York]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/the-new-street-types-of-new-york http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/the-new-street-types-of-new-york Date: July 23, 2013

Alice Austen’s groundbreaking portfolio “Street Types of New York” from 1894, marks her as one of the earliest female street photographers who captured the changing face of the city’s working class just before the turn of the century. Today a new generation of photographers continues her legacy of documenting the ever-changing city. This exhibition includes work by: Alice Austen, Chris Arnade, Alice Attie, Dmitry Gudkov, Peter Funch, Andy Jones, Wayne Lawrence, Erica McDonald, Greg Miller, Christina Paige, Susanna Ray, Richard Renaldi, Ruddy Roye, Geordie Wood, and AnRong Xu.
The New Street Types draws connections from early street portraiture like that of Alice Austen (1866-1952) to contemporary image-makers. The artists selected for the exhibition work in a similar style to Austen, often employing large format photography to create portraits of New York City’s diverse communities and subcultures – including the outer fringes of the expanding city like the Rockaways and Orchard Beach. Some of the artists conceptualize themes in portrait typologies and use social media to communicate online, while artists like Peter Funch take the traditional street portrait a step further, creating digital tableaus to capture life on the streets and see it anew. Photographer Ruddy Roye utilizes Instagram to create his images - sharing them in a spontaneous and wide-reaching way Austen could have never imagined.
In addition to the contemporary images, Alice Austen’s rare and fascinating “Street Types” portfolio, produced c.1896 by the Albertype Company, will be on display. The show examines Austen’s intentions behind the portfolio of portraits and leaves the viewer to ponder her reasoning for the project – a question that was left unanswered at the time of her death in 1952.
The Alice Austen House is handicapp accessible with a wheelchair ramp in the rear of the house.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.6146, -74.0631 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Ten Mile Classic in Riverside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/summer-on-the-hudson-ten-mile-classic-in-riverside-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/summer-on-the-hudson-ten-mile-classic-in-riverside-park Date: July 23, 2013

Come by to cheer on our basketball teams (ages 11-13 and 14-16) and join us for the championship games on the last day of the tournament.

Call to register a team.

Thank you to our 2013 Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park sponsor Fairway Market.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0219

Location: Ten Mile River Playground (in Recreational Area)

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M140 Recreational Area 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.8298, -73.9523 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/515b0dc24908f.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Chess]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-chess http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-chess Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Petanque]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-petanque http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-petanque Date: July 23, 2013

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

Available for parties.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7541, -73.9845 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Le Carrousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-le-carrousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-le-carrousel Date: July 23, 2013

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-games Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Bari Koral Rock Band]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/the-bari-koral-rock-band http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/the-bari-koral-rock-band Date: July 23, 2013

This funky follow-up to the band's award- winning debut, Rock and Roll Garden, is sure to delight fans of all ages.

Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.58, -73.8288 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Scylla Playground Ribbon Cutting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/scylla-playground-ribbon-cutting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/scylla-playground-ribbon-cutting Date: July 23, 2013

Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance and the New York City Parks Department for a ribbon cutting ceremony and the grand reopening of the newly-renovated Scylla Playground, adjacent to the Randall's Island Urban Farm.

Children from the Randall's Island Kids Camp will be on hand to cut the ribbon and activate the brand new spray shower.

Transportation will be provided from the touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge to the Scylla Playground.

For driving directions and more information, visit randallsisland.org.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Randall's Island Park,Scylla Playground (in Wards Island Park)

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M104, M107 Randall's Island Park, Wards Island Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 11:00 am 40.7965, -73.921; 40.784, -73.9255 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51e43badeb3b4.png Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Meet the Birds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-meet-the-birds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-meet-the-birds Date: July 23, 2013

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

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

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 11:30 am 2:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-juggling1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-juggling1 Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-piano Date: July 23, 2013

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

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

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Belvedere's Kingdom]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/belvederes-kingdom http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/belvederes-kingdom Date: July 23, 2013

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

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

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7793, -73.9691 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d7073d1ff18.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knitting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-knitting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-knitting Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 787-5896

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Knit & Crochet Beginner's Group]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/knit-crochet-beginners-group http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/knit-crochet-beginners-group Date: July 23, 2013

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

Supplies:

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

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Knitting-Intermediate]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/knittingintermediate http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/knittingintermediate Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Spoken Word 101]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/spoken-word-101 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/spoken-word-101 Date: July 23, 2013

This series is facilitated by Taino poet/story teller, Bobby Gonzalez. The series ends September 10th, with a public reading of works by participants of the class. Each session will include poems of Edgar Allan Poe and other known poets.

This event was funded in part by Poets and Writers, Inc. with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[American Thymele Theatre Presents: 2013 New York City Euripides Free Summer Festival Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/american-thymele-theatre-presents-2013-new-york-city-euripides-free-summer-festival-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/american-thymele-theatre-presents-2013-new-york-city-euripides-free-summer-festival-series Date: July 23, 2013

Hippolytus, a chaste prince, worships Artemis, virgin Goddess of Hunting and rejects Aphrodite, Goddess of Love. Furious at this slight, Aphrodite takes revenge by causing Hippolytus' stepmother Phaedra to fall in love with him, resulting in shattering consequences.

HIPPOLYTUS is performed fully staged and without intermission - free of charge.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: The East River Park Amphitheater (in East River Park)

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M144 East River Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 6:00 pm 40.7111, -73.9782 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Forewords Panel Discussion “The Long-Lasting Influence of Martha Graham” with Elizabeth Kendall / Janet Eilber, Artistic Director of Martha Graham Dance Company]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/forewords-panel-discussion-the-longlasting-influence-of-martha-graham-with-elizabeth-kendall-janet-eilber-artistic-director-of-martha-graham-dance-company http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/forewords-panel-discussion-the-longlasting-influence-of-martha-graham-with-elizabeth-kendall-janet-eilber-artistic-director-of-martha-graham-dance-company Date: July 23, 2013

In addition to its impressive lineup, SummerStage is launching “Forewords” a panel discussion series before select SummerStage programs co-curated with The Strand Bookstore. Forewords is a great way to help support SummerStage’s free programming and to get an inside look into the minds of the artists you love.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7728, -73.9702 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/green-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/green-team Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7041, -73.9902 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Stargazing on the High Line]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/every-tuesday-stargazing-on-the-high-line http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/every-tuesday-stargazing-on-the-high-line Date: July 23, 2013

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

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

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M360 The High Line 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 6:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.7417, -74.0078 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5141fffebc529.png Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates - Mat Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-mat-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-mat-class Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5155be3aaa1f8.JPG Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Tuesday Tours: Weekly Guided Walking Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/tuesday-tours-weekly-free-guided-walking-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/tuesday-tours-weekly-free-guided-walking-tours Date: July 23, 2013

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

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

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

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

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M360 The High Line 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7417, -74.0078 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51420073ab7ef.png Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/evening-yoga Date: July 23, 2013

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in Seward Park - Pop-Up Yoga NYC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/summer-in-seward-park-popup-yoga-nyc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/summer-in-seward-park-popup-yoga-nyc Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Seward Park

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M082 Seward Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7148, -73.9892 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: July 23, 2013

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.5934, -73.7512 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/the-metropolitan-opera-summer-recital-series-ying-fang-soprano-mario-chang-tenor-and-brandon-cedel-bassbaritone-accompanied-by-pianist-bradley-moore http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/the-metropolitan-opera-summer-recital-series-ying-fang-soprano-mario-chang-tenor-and-brandon-cedel-bassbaritone-accompanied-by-pianist-bradley-moore Date: July 23, 2013

An evening of favorite opera arias and duets by up-and-coming Met artists Ying Fang (soprano), Mario Chang (tenor), and Brandon Cedel (bass-baritone), accompanied by pianist Bradley Moore.

Mario Chang, from Guatemala City, Guatemala, is entering his third year in the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. This past season, he made his company debut as the Fourth Sentry in Parsifal as well as his Israeli debut as Chevalier de la Force in Dialogues des Carmélites with the International Vocal Arts Institute. He also appeared at Carnegie Hall and with the Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne. Upcoming engagements include the Italian Tenor in Der Rosenkavalier at the Met.

Ying Fang from Ningbo, China, will enter her first year in the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program in the 2013–14 season and make her Met stage debut as Madame Podtochina’s Daughter in Shostakovich’s The Nose. Past performances include Pamina in The Magic Flute, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, the title role of Mozart’s Zaide, Bellezza in Handel’s Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, and Fanny in Rossini’s La Cambiale di Matrimonio.

Brandon Cedel will enter his first year in the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Program in the 2013–14 season and will make his Met stage debut as a Watchman in Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten. He has performed with the Opera Company of Philadelphia, Gotham Chamber Opera, Music Academy of the West, and the Chautauqua Institution. Future engagements include Opera Orchestra of New York, Wolf Trap Opera Company, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Theater of St. Louis, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Glyndebourne Festival.

Bradley Moore is a graduate of the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program and has been an assistant conductor at the Met since the 2001–02 season. He has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra and Buffalo Philharmonic, accompanied soprano Renée Fleming and cellist Yo-Yo Ma on a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion, made several media appearances with violinist Joshua Bell, and appeared in recital with clarinetist Julian Bliss and singers including Ms. Fleming, Christine Goerke, Alice Coote, Eric Owens, Eric Cutler, and Denyce Graves. He has also worked as assistant conductor, coach, and recitative accompanist at the Salzburg Festival, Bastille Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Opera Colorado, Glimmerglass Opera, Opera Festival of New Jersey, and Anchorage Opera.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Corner of Claremont Parkway and Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8361, -73.8976 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5176cf830719d.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Fitness with Maxie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/shape-up-zumba-fitness-with-maxie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/shape-up-zumba-fitness-with-maxie Date: July 23, 2013

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise with Latin-inspired dance steps. Shape Up NYC offers free fitness classes every week at dozens of locations across the five boroughs. Shape Up NYC classes are taught by expert fitness instructors who know how to make fitness fun.

Queens Connect Care will be on site to hand out FREE health and nutritional pamplets.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.5948, -73.7509 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Pilates Fitness Guru]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/pilates-fitness-guru http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/pilates-fitness-guru Date: July 23, 2013

The Fitness Guru (aka Michael Feigin) is back in the park for Pilates Mat classes overlooking the New York Harbor. Learn to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso. Pilates is designed to restore the natural curvature of the spine while rebalancing the muscles around the joints.

A few notes:

  • Registration begins at 6:30 pm each evening.
  • Remember to bring a mat if you have one (a limited number of mats are available first come first served - with valid ID).
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All participants must sign a waiver each night before participating.

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 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7039, -73.9924 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Series: Gardening with Native Plants]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/green-series-gardening-with-native-plants http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/green-series-gardening-with-native-plants Date: July 23, 2013

Growlocal! Join a Brooklyn Bridge Park gardener in exploring the varieties of popular and lesser known indigenous plants that thrive in a personal garden, which in turn bolster the eco-system of local birds and insects supporting the health of your garden.

Guide: Marina McCoy, BBP Gardener.

This tour requires that you RSVP here.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 7:00 pm 40.6926, -74.0019 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Rides: Free Rockaway Beach Spin Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/sunset-rides http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/sunset-rides Date: July 23, 2013

Spinning classes on the beach under the sunset with popular music. Suncycle Studios wll be hosting this fitness program along with instructor guided fitness workouts on the high end stationary bikes. Try an effective workout, with varied routines that is great for all ability levels.

Bring water bottle and a towel.

Bikes are limited on a first come, first serve basis.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street Hockey Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk)

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Q163 Rockaway Beach Boardwalk 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.5797, -73.8297 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Washington Square Park Music Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/washington-square-park-music-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/washington-square-park-music-festival Date: July 23, 2013

July 9: Baroque in the Park: The Judgment of Paris, a Baroque opera by John Eccles, conducted from the harpsichord by Kenneth Cooper with five vocal soloists and chamber orchestra, and an instrumental work by Johann Sebastian Bach.

July 16: A Musical Adventure: Featuring Margaret Leng Tan a foremost performer of new piano music and the world's first toy piano virtuoso (“The queen of the toy piano” - The New York Times) performing the US premiere of the chamber version of a toy piano concerto written for her by British composer Michael Wookey. Also works by John Cage, Richard Strauss and Adolphe Blanc.

July 23: Mostly VW--- Verdi and Wagner: instrumental and vocal transcriptions for chamber ensemble: orchestral interludes and arias by Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi in celebration of their 200th birthdays.

July 30: Music of East Africa featuring Nepo Soteri, guitarist, singer and composer who survived the Rwandan civil war. His music is directly influenced by the raw rhythms and stylized sounds unique to such African countries as Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia, from which spring the roots of American jazz. Preceding the concert in the afternoon, will be a children’s interactive rhythm workshop with African musicians.

*In case of rain: Will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 371 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY

Produced by the Washington Square Association

Info: 212-252-3621

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 8:00 pm 40.7305, -73.997 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Martha Graham Dance Company / Special Guest: Dancin’ Downtown at The Joyce Contest Winner]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/martha-graham-dance-company-special-guest-dancin-downtown-at-the-joyce-contest-winner-forewords-panel-the-longlasting-influence-of-martha-graham http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/martha-graham-dance-company-special-guest-dancin-downtown-at-the-joyce-contest-winner-forewords-panel-the-longlasting-influence-of-martha-graham Date: July 23, 2013

Informed by the expansive vision of pioneering choreographer Martha Graham, the Martha Graham Dance Company brings to life a timeless and uniquely American style of dance that has influenced generations of artists and continues to captivate audiences. As one of the most celebrated modern dance companies in America, Graham and her dancers have expanded contemporary dance’s vocabulary of movement and forever altered the scope of the art form. The Martha Graham Dance Company has been a leader in the development of contemporary dance, and is recognized for its model audience engagement activities. The company has received international acclaim from audiences in over 50 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, and has performed at most of the major venues of the world. In addition, the Company has produced several award-winning films broadcast on PBS.

The Company will be performing Acts of Light, Chronicle and Lamentation Variations by Bulareyaung Pagarlava, Larry Keigwin, and Richard Move.

Dancin’ Downtown at The Joyce is a collaboration between Dancers Responding to AIDS (DRA) and The Joyce Theatre. Dance studios are adjudicated by top names in the dance world with the award winner performing at SummerStage.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7728, -73.9702 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/516c41766196f.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Movie Series: Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/madaqascar-3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/madaqascar-3 Date: July 23, 2013

Watch a movie in the great outdoors! Join us for our citywide Summer Movie Series featuring family-friendly films through August. Admission is free! Please feel free to bring your own snacks and comfy chairs or blankets, as a limited number of chairs will be available.

In Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo, and Melman the Giraffe are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple and of course, King Julien, Maurice and the Penguins are all along for the comedic adventure. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 965-8935

Location: Hunt's Point Recreation Center

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2013-07-23 2013-07-23 8:00 pm 40.8155, -73.8891 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRP Summer Movie Nights: Wreck-It Ralph]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/nyrp-summer-movie-nights-wreckit-ralph-g http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/nyrp-summer-movie-nights-wreckit-ralph-g Date: July 23, 2013

Spend a night under the stars enjoying a film on the big screen. Attendees are welcome to bring a picnic and blanket, and NYRP will provide complimentary hot popcorn served in compostable bags! Movies will begin between 8:00 and 9:00 p.m. at sunset.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Jane Bailey Memorial Garden

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2013-07-23 2013-07-23 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.6876, -73.9582 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Washington Square Park Music Festival: Mostly VW--- Verdi and Wagner]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/washington-square-park-music-festival-mostly-vw-verdi-and-wagner http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/washington-square-park-music-festival-mostly-vw-verdi-and-wagner Date: July 23, 2013

Instrumental and vocal transcriptions for chamber ensemble with orchestral interludes and arias by Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi in celebration of their 200th birthdays.

*In case of rain: Will be held at St. Joseph’s Church.

Produced by the Washington Square Association

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 252-3621

Location: St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church,Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 8:00 pm 40.7325, -74.0004; 40.7305, -73.997 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park Presents "Love's Labour's Lost"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/shakespeare-in-the-park-presents-loves-labours-lost http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/shakespeare-in-the-park-presents-loves-labours-lost Date: July 23, 2013

A new musical adaption of Shakespeare's screwball comedy. The King and his three friends take an oath to dedicate themselves to scholarship and swear off women. But the oath becomes difficult to keep once they come across four clever girls from their past.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 8:30 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-storytime1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/23/bryant-park-storytime1 Date: July 23, 2013

StoryTime with Cali Co Cat. Tales, meowsic, and arts & crafts to boot.

Start time: 10:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-23 2013-07-23 10:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/sunrise-tai-chi-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/sunrise-tai-chi-classes Date: July 24, 2013

Sunrise Tai Chi Classes with Robert Martinez, certified Tai Chi Instructor. All programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfy clothing and bring water. Rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

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 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.8617, -73.9335 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/517ff120af3f6.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Orangerie: Summer Sun Salutations]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/yoga-in-the-orangerie-summer-sun-salutations http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/yoga-in-the-orangerie-summer-sun-salutations Date: July 24, 2013

Summer is the perfect time for yoga: de-stress, get strong and flexible, and have fun! This intermediate-level class is also suitable for those who want to deepen their practice in a steady, mindful approach. If the weather allows, we’ll practice outside.Taught by certified Anusara® yoga teacher Ann Casapini.

Five-class series. Class size limited to 12. All students are required to bring their own yoga mat. Registration and pre-payment required. Cost $90 for series; members $75.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:15 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bartow Pell Mansion

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2013-07-24 2013-07-24 7:00 am 8:15 am 40.8719, -73.8055 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[12x12 Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/12x12-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/12x12-project Date: July 24, 2013

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-07-24 2013-07-24 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Eco-House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/nyc-ecohouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/nyc-ecohouse Date: July 24, 2013

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-07-24 2013-07-24 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/art-exhibit-invasive-pigments http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/art-exhibit-invasive-pigments Date: July 24, 2013

Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other “unintentional” plants in tandem with human movement. Artist Ellie Irons created colors by extracting pigments from these local, invasive plants, and uses them to construct map-like portraits to illustrate the species’ movement into local ecosystems

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-07-24 2013-07-24 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51e5913860f24.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/yoga-in-the-park Date: July 24, 2013

All levels welcome to this open level flow class. Please bring your own mat.

Brought to the Park by Yoga Vida.

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 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/land-art-generator-initiative-freshkills-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/land-art-generator-initiative-freshkills-park Date: July 24, 2013

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51bb75b891749.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Program at HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/summer-program-at-hsbc-childrens-garden-at-queens-botanical-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/summer-program-at-hsbc-childrens-garden-at-queens-botanical-garden Date: July 24, 2013

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

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

There are two sessions:

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

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

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-07-24 2013-07-24 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[FLOW.13]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/flow13 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/flow13 Date: July 24, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 9:00 am 40.7849, -73.9358 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Women In Comics Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/women-in-comics-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/women-in-comics-exhibition Date: July 24, 2013

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball Date: July 24, 2013

All little ones (5 and under) welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball.

Tots Soccer: 9:30– 10:30am

Pee Wee Basketball: 10:30 – 11:30am

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7805, -73.9882 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/515b0e59967ed.JPG Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Social Etiquette through Fun and Games Summer Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/social-etiquette-through-fun-and-games-summer-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/social-etiquette-through-fun-and-games-summer-camp Date: July 24, 2013

This program introduces children to the skills they need for most any social situation, including common courtesies, etiquette in public places, welcoming behaviors, appropriate host and guest behaviors, and dress and grooming for all occasions. We play lots of games including croquette and spud!

Lots of fun and terrific for development of social and communication skills!

For more information, call Ann Marie McDonnell, Director of Education at (718) 816-4506 x13.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506 x13

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.6146, -74.0631 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Catch & Release Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/catch-release-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/catch-release-fishing Date: July 24, 2013

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

Catch & Release Fishing

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/511bb82a307e4.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Isadora Duncan Children's Dance Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/childrens-dance-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/childrens-dance-class Date: July 24, 2013

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

Wear comfortable clothes which are appropriate for the weather. Footwear should be flexible and easy to move in, such as ballet flats or comfortable sandals. This class is for children ages 4-10. Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children during the class.

Morgana Rose is a certified teacher and company member of The Isadora Duncan Dance Company with Artistic Director Lori Belilove.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Broadway & Dongan Place (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.8634, -73.9301 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51ae0e78bd4ae.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/kids-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/kids-yoga Date: July 24, 2013

Join us for kids yoga amidst the sun and trees in the park. We'll sing, dance and learn some fun yoga poses too. Bring a yoga mat. Limited mats will be provided.

Brought to the park by Sacred Sounds Yoga

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7305, -73.997 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Clove Lakes Trails Volunteer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/clove-lakes-trails-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/clove-lakes-trails-volunteer Date: July 24, 2013

We will be working with NYC Parks Mounted unit as well as volunteer groups from Lifestyles for the Disabled and NY Cares. The project will include spreading of wood chips and other work necessary to clean-up and fix the existing horse and running trails.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 390-8016

Location: Clove Lakes Park

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6174, -74.1117 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Wild Medicine at The New York Botanical Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/wild-medicine-at-the-new-york-botanical-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/wild-medicine-at-the-new-york-botanical-garden Date: July 24, 2013

Discover how cultures around the world rely on plants for everything from medicine to cosmetics. Embark on a journey of the senses through a stunning re-creation of an Italian Renaissance garden and interactive stations highlighting the rejuvenating and healing powers of tea, cacao, and tropical juices. Explore a fascinating presentation of rare books and manuscripts known as herbals and enjoy a poetry walk, weekend Renaissance music & dance performances, hands-on science adventures for kids, and more!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2013-07-24 2013-07-24 10:00 am 40.8597, -73.8806 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids Presents: Ifetayo Youth Ensemble]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/ifetayo-youth-ensemble http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/ifetayo-youth-ensemble Date: July 24, 2013

Since its inception in 1989, Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy has been dedicated to supporting the creative, educational, and vocational development of youth of African descent in Brooklyn and surrounding communities. The organization’s name comes from the West African Yoruba word "ifetayo" meaning "love is enough for joy" and captures Ifetayo’s approach to empowering youth, studying culture through the arts, and redefining community. The Ifetayo Youth Ensemble (IYE) is an award-winning performance group, recognized for their combination of artistic excellence and exploration of social issues. Members are youth of the African Diaspora ages 12 – 19 residing in under resourced communities of central Brooklyn, who thrive under the opportunity for education, art-making, and self-determination. IYE creates high-caliber original, socially relevant, and interdisciplinary performance works.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Seward Park

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M082 Seward Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7148, -73.9892 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/518d49fb262db.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids Presents: Ken Waldman]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/ken-waldman http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/ken-waldman Date: July 24, 2013

Ken Waldman combines old-time Appalachian-style string-band music, original poetry, and Alaska-set stories and songs for a performance uniquely his. Touring as Alaska's Fiddling Poet, he has performed throughout North America at leading concert series, festivals, and performing arts centers. In New York, he'll be joined by multi-instrumentalist, Charlie Shaw, and others--maybe even you.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Mount Hope Playground

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X257 Mount Hope Playground 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.8503, -73.9095 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/518d51dcdd012.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Boot Camp Exercise Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/boot-camp-exercise-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/boot-camp-exercise-class Date: July 24, 2013

The boot camp exercise class is perfect for those wanting high energy activity.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Chess]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/bryant-park-chess http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/bryant-park-chess Date: July 24, 2013

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Petanque]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/bryant-park-petanque http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/bryant-park-petanque Date: July 24, 2013

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

Available for parties.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7541, -73.9845 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Le Carrousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/bryant-park-le-carrousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/bryant-park-le-carrousel Date: July 24, 2013

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/bryant-park-games Date: July 24, 2013

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: July 24, 2013

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Little Red's Hood]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-little-reds-hood http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-little-reds-hood Date: July 24, 2013

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 11:00 am 40.8485, -73.8256 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51ae1cb5e0de7.jpg Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The New Street Types of New York]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/the-new-street-types-of-new-york http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/the-new-street-types-of-new-york Date: July 24, 2013

Alice Austen’s groundbreaking portfolio “Street Types of New York” from 1894, marks her as one of the earliest female street photographers who captured the changing face of the city’s working class just before the turn of the century. Today a new generation of photographers continues her legacy of documenting the ever-changing city. This exhibition includes work by: Alice Austen, Chris Arnade, Alice Attie, Dmitry Gudkov, Peter Funch, Andy Jones, Wayne Lawrence, Erica McDonald, Greg Miller, Christina Paige, Susanna Ray, Richard Renaldi, Ruddy Roye, Geordie Wood, and AnRong Xu.
The New Street Types draws connections from early street portraiture like that of Alice Austen (1866-1952) to contemporary image-makers. The artists selected for the exhibition work in a similar style to Austen, often employing large format photography to create portraits of New York City’s diverse communities and subcultures – including the outer fringes of the expanding city like the Rockaways and Orchard Beach. Some of the artists conceptualize themes in portrait typologies and use social media to communicate online, while artists like Peter Funch take the traditional street portrait a step further, creating digital tableaus to capture life on the streets and see it anew. Photographer Ruddy Roye utilizes Instagram to create his images - sharing them in a spontaneous and wide-reaching way Austen could have never imagined.
In addition to the contemporary images, Alice Austen’s rare and fascinating “Street Types” portfolio, produced c.1896 by the Albertype Company, will be on display. The show examines Austen’s intentions behind the portfolio of portraits and leaves the viewer to ponder her reasoning for the project – a question that was left unanswered at the time of her death in 1952.
The Alice Austen House is handicapp accessible with a wheelchair ramp in the rear of the house.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.6146, -74.0631 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids in Motion Sports and Fitness Day at DeWitt Clinton Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/sports-and-fitness-day-at-dewitt-clinton-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/07/24/sports-and-fitness-day-at-dewitt-clinton-park Date: July 24, 2013

Come join us for a fun day of sports and fitness activities at DeWitt Clinton Park.

We will be featuring a variety of sports & fitness events including, volleyball, rugby with New York Rugby Club, track & field, soccer with the New York Red Bulls and pickleball. Gertrude Ederle staff will be presenting Yuki Ball and there will be two Shape Up classes. This free event is open to kids of all ages, and geared towards 6-14 year olds.

Check in at the welcome gazebo on 11th Ave between West 52 and West 54 Streets to pick up your sports passport for the day. Mark your calendars and be sure to check out this exciting event.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: De Witt Clinton Park

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M022 De Witt Clinton Park 2013-07-24 2013-07-24 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7682, -73.9943 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:56:05 EDT