NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:38:03 GMT <![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tales of Brier Rabbit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/puppet-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/puppet-show Date: August 26, 2015

Tales of Brier Rabbit Puppet Show follows the adventures of notorious trickster Brier Rabbit, who is once again up to no good. Deceiving and stealing from his fellow animal friends, Brier Rabbit thinks he's much too clever to ever get caught. However, in this modern adaptation of the American folk tale, Brier Rabbit's pals are on to his tricks, and set out to teach him a lesson he won't soon forget!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Dugan Playground

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R026 Dugan Playground 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.56140136718750000, -74.11080169677734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Children's Garden Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/summer-childrens-garden-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/summer-childrens-garden-program Date: August 26, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4462

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

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B047 Highland Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.68289947509800000, -73.88790130615200000 Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-26 2015-08-26 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories in the Garden: How Does Your Garden Grow?]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/stories-in-the-garden-how-does-your-garden-grow http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/stories-in-the-garden-how-does-your-garden-grow Date: August 26, 2015

Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories—classics and more—will come to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs and puppets. Programs are held outdoors in good weather; in inclement weather we will meet in Wave Hill House. Ideal for children ages 3 to 6 with their adult companions.

As any gardener will tell you, what you sow is not always what you reap. This week, listen to stories and sing songs about unexpected harvests, unintentional gardens and surprise garden visitors. Our books this week will be:

  • How Groundhog’s Garden Grew by Lynne Cherry
  • Hare and the Big Green Lawn by Katharine Crawford Robey
  • Mossy by Jan Brett

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55bbd11a01a41.jpg Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-26 2015-08-26 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle-To-Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/recycletoart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/recycletoart Date: August 26, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:13 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Flynn Playground

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X146 Flynn Playground 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.82104884650000000, -73.91193945820000000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-26 2015-08-26 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-26 2015-08-26 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Body Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Grooves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/garden-grooves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/garden-grooves Date: August 26, 2015

Enjoy live music from local artists. BAM curates this series to bring Brooklyn based artists to your local community garden.

5:00 p.m. – Electro folk pop from WYATT

6:30 p.m. – Contemporary Atl-R&B from My Midnight Heart

MY MIDNIGHT HEART is a sonic exploration of constantly shifting landscapes. Through her music, Puerto Rican/American songwriter Angélica Allen describes her dreams and nightmares with haunting realism. Her vocals—which are at once soulful and feather-light, have drawn comparisons to early Mariah Carey, Tori Amos, and Kate Bush.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Garden of Hope

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2015-08-26 2015-08-26 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.68339920043945000, -73.94010162353516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5582f0d4d2012.JPG Fri, 07 Aug 2015 18:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park Date: August 26, 2015

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

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55147bc17d85a.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Pump]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-26 2015-08-26 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-26 2015-08-26 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Wednesday Night Tours: The Awesome Oyster]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/wednesday-night-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/wednesday-night-tours Date: August 26, 2015

Discover the history of the awesome eastern oyster.

While investigating the oyster gardens at the Brooklyn Bridge Park, examine the various critters that live in the East River and the history of New York Harbor’s keystone species: the eastern oyster with Isa Del Bello, Education Manager for the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy.

Purchase tickets here. Tickets are nonrefundable.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.70270156860400000, -73.99530029296900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55943ea323b12.jpg Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Capoeira]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/family-capoeira http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/family-capoeira Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 Fri, 22 May 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: August 26, 2015

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199c9875bef.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/sunset-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/sunset-yoga Date: August 26, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 6:45 pm 8:00 pm 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5372554ad5dfc.jpg Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Strength]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/outdoor-strength http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/outdoor-strength Date: August 26, 2015

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

This is a fun and challenging mixed level class. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. each evening.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Double Dutch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/double-dutch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/double-dutch Date: August 26, 2015

Learn to double dutch in a block party enviornment with experienced Brooklyn-based Double Dutch Empire instructors. Open to all abilities and recommended for ages 15 and up.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Pilates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/sunset-pilates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/sunset-pilates Date: August 26, 2015

Invigorate your muscles during a Pilates class with Body in Balance studio.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69469833374023400, -74.00160217285156000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Inwood Lecture Series: Lost Inwood On The Back Porch - On The Map]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/inwood-lecture-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/inwood-lecture-series Date: August 26, 2015

This week’s Lost Inwood On the Back Porch will be a program illustrating how Inwood has been portrayed on maps over the past four hundred years.

Making use of beautiful high-definition projections, we’ll sample works of early explorers from the 1600s, soldiers from the 1700s, city surveyors and land speculators from the 1800s, archaeologists of the early 1900s, and even contemporary works.

We’ll also see the Inwood Time Machine, our animation overlay process which enables the viewer to literally fly above Inwood as the centuries pass. Hold on to your hats!

We’ll have the opportunity to peruse two of the rarest and most beautiful maps ever made of our neighborhood; a sampling of Randel’s 1819 Farm survey plates and the magnificent Historical Map of Inwood by Reginald Pelham Bolton. Made in 1906 and never published, Bolton’s multilayered magnum opus has rarely been seen.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)

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M026 Dyckman House Museum 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.86750030517578000, -73.92289733886719000 Thu, 06 Aug 2015 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Don Doyle & 'The Cause of All Nations']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bryant-park-reading-room-don-doyle-the-cause-of-all-nations http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bryant-park-reading-room-don-doyle-the-cause-of-all-nations Date: August 26, 2015

Don Doyle will discuss his nonfiction book, The Cause of All Nations: An International History of the American Civil War.

Produced in partnership with the New-York Historical Society.

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75419998168945000, -73.98329925537110000 Wed, 05 Aug 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Big Hero 6]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/big-hero-6 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/big-hero-6 Date: August 26, 2015

Robotics prodigy Hiro lives in the city of San Fransokyo. Next to his older brother Tadashi, Hiro's closest companion is Baymax, a robot whose sole purpose is to take care of people. When a devastating turn of events throws Hiro into the middle of a dangerous plot, he transforms Baymax and his other friends, Go Go Tamago, Wasabi, Honey Lemon and Fred into a band of high-tech heroes.

Bring a blanket or a low chair.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.68360137939453000, -73.88569641113281000 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bogart & Bacall Movie Night : Key Largo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bogart-bacall-movie-night-key-largo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/bogart-bacall-movie-night-key-largo Date: August 26, 2015

Relive Bogart and Bacall’s glory days with this film series curated by BAM Cinematek.

In this 1948 classic film, a man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other. The film starts between 7:30pm and 8:30pm at sunset

Start time: 7:45 pm

End time: 10:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Garden of Hope

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2015-08-26 2015-08-26 7:45 pm 10:45 pm 40.68339920043945000, -73.94010162353516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5582f8ec5a2d9.jpg Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Enchanted]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/movies-under-the-stars-enchanted http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/26/movies-under-the-stars-enchanted Date: August 26, 2015

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!

An all-star cast brings this Disney film to life! Amy Adams plays Princess Giselle, a beautiful princess who lives in a blissful cartoon world called Andalasia, where magic and music accompany every interaction. Her blissful life and engagement to a handsome prince (James Marsden) are thrown into jeopardy when Queen Narissa (Susan Sarandon) cruelly banishes her to another world: New York City. The princess struggles to survive in this new metropolis, but finds a helping hand from a kindly but flawed divorce lawyer, played by Patrick Dempsey. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 349-0444

Location: A.R.R.O.W. Field House

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Q470 A.R.R.O.W. Field House 2015-08-26 2015-08-26 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75581359863281000, -73.92626953125000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55ca695fe471d.jpg Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Core and More]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-core-and-more http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-core-and-more Date: August 27, 2015

Are you looking to activate all muscle groups? Would you rather engage your entire body than specialize in one movement? If so, Core and More is exactly what you are looking for! This quick hitting workout program will provide fun yet challenging exercises that will target all muscle groups. Gain muscle, improve balance, and lose weight as you go after that body that you deserve with Core and More!

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: August 27, 2015

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

Bryant Park Tai Chi is provided by the CK Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Jeremy Hubbell.

Classes are rain or shine.

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 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55145e35cc67f.JPG Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

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

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

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions. Saturday morning walks begin at 8:30 a.m.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Women in Comics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/women-in-comics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/women-in-comics Date: August 27, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi for Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/tai-chi-for-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/tai-chi-for-beginners Date: August 27, 2015

Learn basic movements and tai chi moves that will improve your balance.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/yoga-class Date: August 27, 2015

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

CLOSED: SEPT 3, 4, and 7th.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997070000, -73.97129821777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: August 27, 2015

This class combines Latin, international, and popular music with dance moves that create an aerobic workout. The class features a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-sports-experience1 Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/fitness-walk Date: August 27, 2015

Join this free fitness walking program along the beautiful Joe Michaels Mile, adjacent to Little Neck Bay.

Adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 ext. 302

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: August 27, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Want to strengthen your foundation in horticultural practices and develop new skills? Get your hands dirty with The Battery Conservancy's Horticulture team! In its 25 acres, The Battery boasts 92,000 square feet of gardens, all designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Through preservation and the use of native plants, sustainable plant selections and growing methods, the Conservancy has made a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Volunteer Description

The Battery Conservancy seeks volunteers for maintenance of plant beds. Activities include raking, weeding, and planting; path maintenance; and other seasonally appropriate horticulture projects. Volunteers should be in good physical condition, and enjoy working outdoors. Basic horticulture skills are a plus, but not required. For more information, visit http://www.thebattery.org/volunteer.

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer and Pee Wee Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-and-pee-wee-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-and-pee-wee-basketball Date: August 27, 2015

All little ones (5 and under) are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball. Coaches will guide groups of children in skill building activities.

Tots Soccer 9:30–10:30am

Pee Wee Basketball 10:30–11:30am

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.7805, -73.9882 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aeeda5b180.JPG Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Bodies]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-bodies http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-bodies Date: August 27, 2015

Have you ever been sore after a night of dancing? If so, you’re not alone! Dancing is one of the best ways to work out and Breezy Bodies offers just that! By providing an atmosphere of upbeat dancing, Breezy Bodies with focus on cardiovascular fitness, coordination and strengthening of your core muscles. Feel the rhythm, feel the beat and feel yourself getting into shape by doing something that you love!

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Dance/Movement Class: Dances for a Variable Population]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/dancemovement-class-dances-for-a-variable-population http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/dancemovement-class-dances-for-a-variable-population Date: August 27, 2015

Dances for a Variable Population is a distinctive dance workshop program appropriate for older adults of all ages and abilities.

Wear comfortable clothes. Suitable for drop-ins. Join us!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Mon, 18 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-exhibitions Date: August 27, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-sports-experience Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

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

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature Date: August 27, 2015

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

This exhibition has been arranged by the Tottenville Historical Society.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a3ef10558b8.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Soccer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-sports-experience4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-sports-experience4 Date: August 27, 2015

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

Recommended for kids ages 6-13.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0296

Location: Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.84260177612305000, -73.93430328369140000 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-sports-experience3 Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

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

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/stretching-toning-relaxation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/stretching-toning-relaxation Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:48 EST
<![CDATA[Stories in the Shade]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/stories-in-the-shade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/stories-in-the-shade Date: August 27, 2015

Join us at Pelham Bay Park for stories and fun as part of the New York Public Library Summer Reading Program.

In the event of inclement weather please call (718) 885-1703 or (718) 792-6744.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 885-1703

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 11:00 am 11:30 am 40.84849929809570000, -73.82559967041016000 Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Thrower Power]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-thrower-power http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-thrower-power Date: August 27, 2015

If power is your goal and explosiveness is your objective, then Thrower Power is your work out! Thrower Power is a program that includes circuit style workouts designed to enhance lower body explosive power, strength, and flexibility. Participants will to use a variety of weighted equipment designed to maximize their lower body movements. This “off-season” athletic workout will offer benefits to athletes of all kinds.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Forts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/central-park-tour-northern-forts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/central-park-tour-northern-forts Date: August 27, 2015

History buffs will love this exploration of the fort landscape in the northern part of Central Park. Visit a string of military fortifications built atop the steep bluffs of the Harlem Meer.

Join Central Park Conservancy guides to see sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer. Highlights of this tour include: McGowan's Pass, Fort Clinton, Nutter's Battery, and the Harlem Meer.

The tour route involves many hills and stairs, and some uneven terrain. Tour starts at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues), and ends near the park perimeter at 106th Street and Fifth Avenue.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557b4a382f950.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Garden Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/waterfront-garden-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/waterfront-garden-tour Date: August 27, 2015

Take a tour of our waterfront garden! Located along the coast of the East River, the garden offers year-round beauty, from spring blooming daffodils and narcissus, to winter blooming witchhazel and amamellis.

Join an experienced member of Randall's Island's horticulture department and learn about the flowers that are growing on the island along the waterside. You will be able to enjoy breath-taking views of Manhattan while you explore the winding paths of our shade garden.

All are welcome and no fee is required. We will be meeting at the Randall's Island side of the 103rd St. footbridge. A Randall's Island Park Alliance staff member will be on site approximately 10 minutes prior to the tour to greet you.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555a56aeb40ff.jpg Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/nature-exploration Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[We Love Lia Park - Meet and Greet Event]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/we-love-lia-park-meet-and-greet-event http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/we-love-lia-park-meet-and-greet-event Date: August 27, 2015

This meet and greet event will include children's performances, arts, crafts, games and fun for everyone. You can meet representatives from Health Plus/Amerigroup, NYPD Community Affairs Officers, Santander Bank, Avon, RUMC, Con Edison, Parks Playground Staff, Girl Scouts FDNY, and more.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Lt Lia Playground (in Lt. Lia Playground)

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R111 Lt. Lia Playground 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.64360046386719000, -74.07980346679688000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bryant-park-juggling Date: August 27, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum Date: August 27, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/yoga-at-morrisjumel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/yoga-at-morrisjumel Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55301789374c7.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/treescount-2015-training-session2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/treescount-2015-training-session2 Date: August 27, 2015

This event will include field training in how to use the TreesCount! App, guided online training, and actual data collection. You will be given a full TreesCount! Census Gear Pack, including a tree ID guide, that is yours to keep, matched with a partner, and each pair will be provided with a tablet and wheel (to be returned at the end of the event). Please bring a photo ID (parks ID is fine) so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge to check out equipment for future events or mapping on your own. We are excited to map with you!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: E18th Street and Avenue L

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2015-08-27 2015-08-27 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.62074452291700000, -73.95764350891100000 Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tales of Brier Rabbit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/tales-of-brier-rabbit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/tales-of-brier-rabbit Date: August 27, 2015

Tales of Brier Rabbit Puppet Show follows the adventures of notorious trickster Brier Rabbit, who is once again up to no good. Deceiving and stealing from his fellow animal friends, Brier Rabbit thinks he's much too clever to ever get caught. However, in this modern adaptation of the American folk tale, Brier Rabbit's pals are on to his tricks, and set out to teach him a lesson he won't soon forget!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Grandview Playground

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R068 Grandview Playground 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.63087011813500000, -74.16449878780800000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/learn-to-draw Date: August 27, 2015

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-27 2015-08-27 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Crochet Beginners Class for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/crochet-beginners-class-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/crochet-beginners-class-adults Date: August 27, 2015

Students will learn the basics of crochet: proper crochet technique, reading patterns, how to measure gauge, selection of yarn & hooks, abbreviations for crochet terms, and make swatches using the stitches learned).

Students bring own materials (#H crochet hook, #4 light color worsted weight yarn:no stripes, polka dots or multiple colors. This is a class for those with serious interest in learning.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ice Cream Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ice-cream-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ice-cream-social Date: August 27, 2015

Mix, mingle, and indulge at the Ice Cream Social, featuring entertainment by Jazzy Randolph Dancers, and others.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Willis Avenue Community Garden

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2015-08-27 2015-08-27 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81219863891601600, -73.92019653320312000 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Obstacle Course Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground Date: August 27, 2015

Get ready for a fun obstacle course! Obstacle Course Playground will incorporate running, jumping, hopping and other activities for children and toddlers. Each session will culminate in a modified obstacle course that will keep the children coming back for more!

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-27 2015-08-27 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer's Last Stand]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summers-last-stand http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summers-last-stand Date: August 27, 2015

Enjoy what's awesome about the summer - before it's over! We're setting up open play sand volleyball, spikeball, kanjam, table tennis, speedminton, nok hockey, cornhole and ladder golf. And all with gorgeous Hudson River views!

For adults 18+. Free t-shirts for the first 75 people to RSVP, at lawngames15.eventbrite.com.

To get to the site, take the stairs down at 103rd Street and Riverside Drive and head down another level. The site is by Henry Hudson Parkway.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3312

Location: Riverside Park Traveling Rings (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 5:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.80063681415700000, -73.97343492507900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55c507848d323.jpg Fri, 21 Aug 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/treescount-2015-training-session1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/treescount-2015-training-session1 Date: August 27, 2015

This is a free event, and all equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Please bring a photo ID with you so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge. Voluntreers will master the TreeKIT mapping method and help collect data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Dyckman Street and Broadway

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2015-08-27 2015-08-27 5:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.86550526316000000, -73.92722725868200000 Tue, 18 Aug 2015 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 27, 2015

Learn Tree ID skills while exploring Brooklyn's urban forest! This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lowry Triangle

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B089 Lowry Triangle 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 5:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.68100008792500000, -73.96446704864500000 Fri, 07 Aug 2015 11:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/kayaking Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 5:30 pm 6:45 pm 40.69935162327900000, -73.99811458587600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a3e90d9eb2b.jpg Thu, 06 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Adaptive Wheelchair Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/adaptive-wheelchair-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/adaptive-wheelchair-softball Date: August 27, 2015

Spring has arrived and so has wheelchair softball!

The team is looking forward to another successful and exciting season. We are also looking forward to meeting people of all ages to come join us and learn the game. Volunteers are, of course, welcome as well.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (631) 374-2337

Location: Bulova Park

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Q366 Bulova Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 5:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7631, -73.8922 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5541239580fdf.jpg Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Miles in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-miles-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-miles-in-the-park Date: August 27, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Are you in the midst of training for a race? Or maybe you’re just getting started and need the motivation to continue? No matter what the reason or level, Miles in the Park can help you get your runs in each week. Let go of whatever is holding you back and break the barrier of your mind, this group running program will help you log miles like you never have before. We have a pace for everyone, so come join us and start logging those miles!

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Syfy Movies with a View: Die Hard]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/syfy-movies-with-a-view-die-hard http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/syfy-movies-with-a-view-die-hard Date: August 27, 2015

NYPD officer John McClane tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others who have been taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

The evening begins with DJ Isis Swaby and the short film Leonard in Slow Motion, directed Peter Livolsi. Valet your bike for free with Transportation Alternatives when you arrive! Music starts at 6:00 pm, movie begins at sundown.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.70142745971680000, -73.99737548828125000 Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-27 2015-08-27 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness Date: August 27, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bryant-park-yoga Date: August 27, 2015

Perfect your downward dog under the trees at our 12th season of outdoor yoga classes, presented by Athleta with media support from Flavorpill. Mats are provided by Athleta - no need to bring your own!

Bryant Park Yoga also occurs on Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on the Upper Terrace.

RSVP online at http://yoga.bryantpark.org. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55146278e5ec2.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Partnerships Academy: Activate Your Park Developing Great Events and Programs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/partnerships-academy-activate-your-park-developing-great-events-and-programs-brooklyn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/partnerships-academy-activate-your-park-developing-great-events-and-programs-brooklyn Date: August 27, 2015

Interested in bringing new activities, recreation, and arts to your park? Community groups from all over the city routinely partner with city agencies and other organizations to do exactly that. At this workshop, you will have the chance to learn from your peers and from professionals about how to organize and fund new programs that will invigorate your park and neighborhood.

At this workshop, you will learn about how to:

  • Find recreation and arts opportunities for your park
  • Get concrete advice from other park group leaders in your borough
  • Learn how to navigate the permitting process
  • Get tips on funding your events
  • Create your own programming plan with the help of our experts
  • Contribute to a resource share, where park group leaders from across the borough will pool their experiences into a collaborative document.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5349

Location: Bushwick Inlet Park

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B529 Bushwick Inlet Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.72280120849609400, -73.96199798583984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55d3848e5a2c5.jpg Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Summer Concerts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/sunset-summer-concerts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/sunset-summer-concerts Date: August 27, 2015

Enjoy performances by blues/folk band Rachel Isaacs Band, and Natalie Jean.

The Sunset Summer Concerts series is sponsored by Staten Island Borough President James S. Oddo and Council Members Vincent Ignizio, Steven Matteo and Debi Rose.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Silver Lake Park

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.62770080566406000, -74.09980010986328000 Thu, 09 Jul 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sounds: Jonny Meyers & The Trio]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-sounds-jonny-meyers-the-trio http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/summer-sounds-jonny-meyers-the-trio Date: August 27, 2015

Bring a chair or blanket and join us for a rock performance by Jonny Meyers & The Trio!

Presented by The Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7272

Location: Center Boulevard and Borden Avenue (in Hunter's Point South Park)

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.74229812622070000, -73.95989990234375000 Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Write-In]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bryant-park-reading-room-writein http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/bryant-park-reading-room-writein Date: August 27, 2015

Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at this writers workshop guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.

Facilitated by Melissa Petro. Produced in Partnership with Gotham Writers' Workshop.

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75419998168945000, -73.98329925537110000 Wed, 05 Aug 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba Under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway Date: August 27, 2015

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance, which combines Latin and African dance steps.

Sponsored by Sweet and Low.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Seaside Playground

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Q422 Seaside Playground 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 7:30 pm 8:45 pm 40.58060073852539000, -73.83090209960938000 Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ghostbusters]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ghostbusters http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/ghostbusters Date: August 27, 2015

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!

After the members of a team of scientists (Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray) lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City, they decide to become "ghostbusters" to wage a high-tech battle withe the supernatural for money. They stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, a doorway that will release evil upon the city. The Ghostbusters must now save New York from complete destruction. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.61980056762695000, -74.13449859619140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55dcac8c4fbc9.jpg Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/movies-under-the-stars-the-sorcerers-apprentice-2010 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/movies-under-the-stars-the-sorcerers-apprentice-2010 Date: August 27, 2015

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!

The Sorcerer's Apprentice introduces us to Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who takes a crash course in magic in order to defeat the forces of darkness. He teams up with Balthazar Blake, a master sorcerer, who defends modern-day Manhattan. It's all Dave can do to survive his training, save New York City and get the girl while he transforms into the sorcerer’s apprentice! Starring Nicolas Cage. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 639-9675

Location: Fort Washington Park

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M028 Fort Washington Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.84945992950900000, -73.94659233093300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55ca6d81c9eec.jpg Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: The Karate Kid (1984)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/movies-in-the-parks-the-karate-kid-1984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/movies-in-the-parks-the-karate-kid-1984 Date: August 27, 2015

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

Newly arrived in California from New Jersey, teenager Daniel (Ralph Macchio) almost immediately runs afoul of karate-trained high school bullies. He is rescued by Japanese janitor Miyagi (Noriyuki "Pat" Morita), who agrees to teach Daniel how to harness karate for good instead of brutality. The film culminates in a championship karate bout, pitting Daniel against his sworn enemy Johnny (William Zabka) -- the cruel and thuggish boyfriend of Ali (Elisabeth Shue), with whom Daniel has fallen in love (and vice versa). Vastly popular, The Karate Kid spawned three sequels of rapidly descending merit, as well as a Saturday-morning cartoon series. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8900

Location: Maria Hernandez Park

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B016 Maria Hernandez Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.70360183715820000, -73.92340087890625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55c4d662221a5.jpg Fri, 07 Aug 2015 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: West Side Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/movies-under-the-stars-west-side-story http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/movies-under-the-stars-west-side-story Date: August 27, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. It will be rescheduled in upcoming weeks, so please check back!

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!

This Oscar-winning Romeo and Juliet drama brings New York City to life. In West Side Story, we are introduced to two rival street gangs: the Jets, second-generation American teens, and the Sharks, Puerto Rican immigrants. When the war between the Jets and Sharks reaches a fever pitch, Jets leader Riff (Russ Tamblyn) decides to challenge the Sharks to one last "winner take all" rumble. Not rated.

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Park

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.86589813232422000, -73.89820098876953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55ca64a211d37.jpg Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Rockaway Beach Movie Nights: 'Despicable Me']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/rockaway-beach-movie-nights-despicable-me-i http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/rockaway-beach-movie-nights-despicable-me-i Date: August 27, 2015

Rockaway Civic Association is proud to announce the return of their summer film series, Beach Flix.

Bring your blankets or beach chairs and enjoy the movie "Despicable Me" about a criminal mastermind Gru who, with an army of minions, plans to steal the moon.

The movie begins at sundown.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach)

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Q164 Rockaway Beach 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.58290100097656000, -73.81729888916016000 Wed, 05 Aug 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Journey to the Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/journey-to-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/27/journey-to-the-stars Date: August 27, 2015

Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-27 2015-08-27 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 28, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-28 2015-08-28 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Women in Comics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/women-in-comics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/women-in-comics Date: August 28, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-28 2015-08-28 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance Date: August 28, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Are you interested in building up your stamina? Do you have trouble maintaining your workout? If so, Going the Distance can help you! We’ll develop your endurance, strengthen your muscles and improve cardiovascular fitness while striving to promote a healthy lifestyle. Come check us out and find out what is means to go the Distance!

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-28 2015-08-28 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Farmers Market Fridays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/farmers-market-friday http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/farmers-market-friday Date: August 28, 2015

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-08-28 2015-08-28 8:30 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: August 28, 2015

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

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

CLOSED: SEPT 3, 4, and 7th.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-28 2015-08-28 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997070000, -73.97129821777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/summer-sports-experience1 Date: August 28, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-08-28 2015-08-28 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:20 EDT
<![CDATA[South Brooklyn Children's Garden: Friday Playdate]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/south-brooklyn-childrens-garden-friday-playdate http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/28/south-brooklyn-childrens-garden-friday-playdate Date: August 28, 2015

This is a free activity, where the garden is open for small kids (ages 18 months to 5 years old) to play in the sprinklers, water the plants, dig in the dirt, and have messy fun.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Brooklyn Childrens Garden

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2015-08-28 2015-08-28 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.68519973754883000, -74.00240325927734000 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:00:10 EDT