NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:53:43 GMT <![CDATA[Five Dutch Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/five-dutch-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/five-dutch-days Date: November 7, 2015

Join this celebration of Dutch culture in Nieuw Amsterdam. Come be part of iconic Dutch masterpieces in our period rooms. Be the "Girl with the Pearl Earring"! Take home iconic paintings in the form of selfies, books, and a special gift for the family.

This project received grant funding through the Netherland - America Foundation

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)

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M026 Dyckman House Museum 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.86750030517578000, -73.92289733886719000 Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Irving Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/its-my-park-at-irving-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/its-my-park-at-irving-square-park Date: November 7, 2015

This It's My Park season, please join the Friends of Irving Square Park and neighbors to care for Irving Square. Volunteers will clean up garbage, rake leaves, and plant daffodil bulbs. We look forward to caring for the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-6991

Location: Council Member Espinal's Office

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<![CDATA[Fall Forest Weekends]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/fall-forest-weekends http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/fall-forest-weekends Date: November 7, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430 4665

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-11-07 2015-11-07 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.86118619927200000, -73.88079619947500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/563badde0962c.jpg Thu, 05 Nov 2015 15:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Outdoor Skills: Backpacking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/outdoor-skills-backpacking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/outdoor-skills-backpacking Date: November 7, 2015

Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore.

Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is the perfect fit for you.

This program covers the basics of backpacking. All programs are family-friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 Wed, 23 Sep 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place Date: November 7, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4f87442a0.jpg Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/learn-to-play-soccer-with-coach-victor-campbell http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/learn-to-play-soccer-with-coach-victor-campbell Date: November 7, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Wed, 23 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Workshop: Canning & Preserving the Harvest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/greenthumb-workshop-canning-preserving-the-harvest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/greenthumb-workshop-canning-preserving-the-harvest Date: November 7, 2015

Enjoy the bounty of the growing season and learn how to preserve your harvest! Please join our partner Just Food trainers as they demonstrate how to preserve your cucumbers, create fruit jams, and enjoy the harvest all year long.

Please RSVP here.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: Mission Garden

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2015-11-07 2015-11-07 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.79707404758600000, -73.94676611904900000 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Bird Watching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/introduction-to-bird-watching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/introduction-to-bird-watching Date: November 7, 2015

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

Led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Skills: Orienteering and Compasses]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/outdoor-skills-orienteering-and-compasses http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/outdoor-skills-orienteering-and-compasses Date: November 7, 2015

Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. This program focuses on navigation, including compass usage and map-reading.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-421-2021

Location: Remsen Avenue and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park)

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B018 Canarsie Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.62988662719726600, -73.89472961425781000 Wed, 16 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Quilting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/paper-quilting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/paper-quilting Date: November 7, 2015

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Picture the Park Opening Reception]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/picture-the-park-opening-reception http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/picture-the-park-opening-reception Date: November 7, 2015

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Public Art Opening - Wendy Klemperer: Shadow Migration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/public-art-opening-wendy-klemperer-shadow-migration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/public-art-opening-wendy-klemperer-shadow-migration Date: November 7, 2015

Join NYC Parks for the opening reception of Wendy Klemperer’s temporary public art exhibition Shadow Migration.

The exhibition portrays a range of species (a bear, fox, wolf, catamount, among others) that are cut from steel plates and installed throughout the park. Transforming the park into a walk through the wilderness, Klemperer investigates animal populations that were threatened in the 20th century, but are rebounding and showing up in “our backyard.” Not only are wild animals are finding their way into suburban and urban environments as human populations sprawl into their natural habitats, but they are adapting and thriving on the largesse of urban life.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Court Square Park

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Q267 Court Square Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.74639892578100000, -73.94339752197300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5630ff60a5e8a.jpg Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Field Notes: Artists Talk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/field-notes-artists-talk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/field-notes-artists-talk Date: November 7, 2015

Curators lead a discussion with the artists about the ideas behind their work and how the act of exploring, recording, and recounting is central is to their artistic practices. By documenting those adventures through sketching, photography or video the artists return to their studio to use those notations as inspiration for future works.

Field Notes brings together artists Matthew Friday, David McQueen and Michelle Stuart, who activate the gallery and grounds with projects that engage visitors in discovering connections of their own.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560ed30b262ee.jpg Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/le-petit-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/le-petit-art Date: November 7, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 15:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/union-square-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/union-square-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour Date: November 7, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 517-1826

Location: Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.73630142211914000, -73.99009704589844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54cfe899a5d4d.jpg Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: November 7, 2015

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

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

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Free Wheelchair Flag Football League]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/nyc-parks-free-wheelchair-flag-football-league http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/nyc-parks-free-wheelchair-flag-football-league Date: November 7, 2015

Please join us for wheelchair flag football season!

NYC Parks is committed to serving athletes of all abilities. The Citywide Wheelchair Flag Football League takes place across the city every fall. The league welcomes all persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs to take part in instructional drills, strategy, and game play.

All ages are welcome!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Victory Field (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70140075683594000, -73.85299682617188000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Nocturnal Wildlife]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/nocturnal-wildlife http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/nocturnal-wildlife Date: November 7, 2015

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. This program focuses on exploring the wildlife in our parks that usually only come out at night.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park)

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Q024 Kissena Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.74979782104492000, -73.80760192871094000 Wed, 16 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Night Sky: The Moon and Taurid Meteor Shower]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/night-sky-the-moon-and-taurid-meteor-shower http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/night-sky-the-moon-and-taurid-meteor-shower Date: November 7, 2015

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe. The Taurid Meteor Shower produces 5-10 meteors per hour. In between, we will use telescopes to explore the night sky.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fb199d4be32.JPG Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Awakening in Ink: Written and Directed by Vincent Carbone]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/awakening-in-ink-written-and-directed-by-vincent-carbone http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/07/awakening-in-ink-written-and-directed-by-vincent-carbone Date: November 7, 2015

A young woman settles in for her first evening as caretaker of ominous Morris-Jumel Mansion, Manhattan's oldest house. She expects a quiet night; it proves to be anything but...

In Awakening in Ink, a new site-specific play written and directed by Vincent Carbone, audience members accompany the caretaker as she steps from room to room, attempting to discover what lurks in the dark. Her findings will shock her...and you!

Morris-Jumel's first commissioned play, inspired by letters and ghost stories stored in MJM's archives, Awakening in Ink opens Thursday, October 15th, and runs till November 7th. Tickets are $40, $30 for students and members. Tickets to a special Halloween performance, which includes a post-play paranormal investigation of Morris-Jumel Mansion, cost $80. Tickets can be purchased online at awakeninginink.brownpapertickets.com or by calling (212) 923-8008. For more information, visit morrisjumel.org or email marketing@morrisjumel.org.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-11-07 2015-11-07 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560c500959f9f.jpg Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: November 8, 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 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.84239959716797000, -73.93270111083984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-at-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-at-marine-park Date: November 8, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.60810089111300000, -73.93769836425800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/567b155c53d54.png Mon, 28 Dec 2015 18:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Fall Birding]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/fall-birding http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/fall-birding Date: November 8, 2015

Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through the gardens and woodlands. Observe the plants, insects and habitats that make Wave Hill an appealing destination for such a wide variety of birds. Birders of all levels welcome! Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Severe weather cancels.

Free with admission to the grounds. (NYC Audubon Members enjoy two-for-one admission.) Registration recommended, online or onsite at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560ed548a0171.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Hatha Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/hatha-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/hatha-yoga Date: November 8, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 10:00 am 11:15 am 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560ed5b0d7d9d.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Papermaking in Autumn Color]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/family-art-project-papermaking-in-autumn-color http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/family-art-project-papermaking-in-autumn-color Date: November 8, 2015

Join visiting artist and papermaking expert Randy Brozen to make richly colored paper using red, orange and yellow pulp. Use a simple process to fashion your handmade paper into a leaf shape, or add a found leaf for fancy decoration.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560ed6186127e.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Corlears Hook Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/its-my-park-at-corlears-hook-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/its-my-park-at-corlears-hook-park Date: November 8, 2015

Please note: This project was rescheduled from November 7 to November 8.

This It's My Park season, come to Corlears Hook Park to join in a fall park cleanup and gardening!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Corlears Hook Park

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M017 Corlears Hook Park 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.71179962158203000, -73.97930145263672000 Tue, 20 Oct 2015 11:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Five Dutch Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/five-dutch-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/five-dutch-days Date: November 8, 2015

Join this celebration of Dutch culture in Nieuw Amsterdam. Come be part of iconic Dutch masterpieces in our period rooms. Be the "Girl with the Pearl Earring"! Take home iconic paintings in the form of selfies, books, and a special gift for the family.

This project received grant funding through the Netherland - America Foundation

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)

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M026 Dyckman House Museum 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.86750030517578000, -73.92289733886719000 Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Fall Forest Weekends]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/fall-forest-weekends http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/fall-forest-weekends Date: November 8, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430 4665

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-11-08 2015-11-08 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.86118619927200000, -73.88079619947500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/563badde0962c.jpg Thu, 05 Nov 2015 15:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Mount Moses Hike (Vigorous)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/mount-moses-hike-vigorous http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/mount-moses-hike-vigorous Date: November 8, 2015

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. This vigorous hike features a long, high-intensity walk to Mount Moses, and includes hills and rugged terrain.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 Thu, 29 Oct 2015 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Trail of the Month: Red Trail]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/trail-of-the-month-red-trail http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/trail-of-the-month-red-trail Date: November 8, 2015

Join us for this extensive hike through the Red Trail.

We will begin at the Greenbelt Nature Center then visit Heyerdahl Hill, Bucks Hollow, and Richmond Town. This fast-paced learning hike will last approximately three hours. Bring water and a snack. Wear insect repellent, sneakers or hiking shoes, and dress appropriately for the weather. Registration required.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Fri, 25 Sep 2015 10:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Ranger's Choice: Long Island City Parks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/rangers-choice-long-island-city-parks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/rangers-choice-long-island-city-parks Date: November 8, 2015

The East River waterfront and Long Island City parks are rich in history, wildlife, and scenic views of the city skyline. This one-way, 2.4 mile-long hike to Hunters Point South highlights little known parks and their features along the way.

Pre-registration is encouraged. To register, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, October 28th.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Hallets Cove Playground Entrance (in Hallets Cove Playground)

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Q226 Hallets Cove Playground 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77209268576000000, -73.93319008659100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fb1a9371ddd.jpg Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place Date: November 8, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4f87442a0.jpg Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: November 8, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours led by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy docents.

Tours are first-come, first-served.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Thu, 05 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Meditation at Wave Hill]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/meditation Date: November 8, 2015

Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices. Each session, led byYoga for Bliss director Neem Dewji and other qualified instructors, includes instruction in simple techniques, followed by guided meditations. Sessions are held indoors. All levels welcome.

Start time: 11:45 am

End time: 12:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 11:45 am 12:45 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560ed66a4af12.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Vintage Camera Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/vintage-camera-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/vintage-camera-day Date: November 8, 2015

Have fun with the art of vintage photography! Explore Alice Austen's processed photographs in the upstairs darkroom; learn about the cyanotype printing progress; visit the “Camera Doctor” to get your vintage cameras back up and running; and take part in our Alice Austen Everyday photo series by taking photographs of the house and grounds with our vintage cameras.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56266ee1a3a30.JPG Thu, 29 Oct 2015 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Goalball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/goal-ball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/goal-ball Date: November 8, 2015

Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments. It is played by two teams of three using a ball with bells inside.

The ball is the size of a basketball but twice the weight. All abilities are welcome! Interested players can attend anytime. Registration is not required. For more information, email Rodolfo.Guevara@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.74829864501953000, -74.00219726562500000 Fri, 11 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Special Walking Tour: 19th Century Landmark Treasures of Noho]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/special-walking-tour-19th-century-landmark-treasures-of-noho http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/special-walking-tour-19th-century-landmark-treasures-of-noho Date: November 8, 2015

On this one-hour walking tour of the Noho Historic District, promenaders will see 11 buildings designated as individual New York City landmarks. The tour begins at the 1832 Merchant’s House and within a few blocks traces 100 years of social, economic, and technological changes in New York during the 19th century, from a residential enclave for the wealthy merchant families of Old New York to a center of manufacturing and busy cultural center. The tour will feature stories of famous as well as infamous residents and builders of these landmarks and the renowned architects who designed them. Stops will include Colonnade Row, the DeVinne Press Building, Astor Library, The Cooper Union, and the Bayard-Condict Building.

Promenaders will return to the Merchant's House Museum in time to take the 2 p.m. guided tour if they wish. Tours are one hour and begin promptly. Limited to 20 people (first-come, first-served basis). Tours are canceled in the case of heavy rain, snow, or extreme heat and cold advisories.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Quilting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/paper-quilting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/paper-quilting Date: November 8, 2015

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Skills: Finding and Purifying Water]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/outdoor-skills-finding-and-purifying-water http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/outdoor-skills-finding-and-purifying-water Date: November 8, 2015

Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. This program will teach participants how to locate water in nature and purify it.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86999893188476600, -73.92109680175781000 Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/yoga-at-morrisjumel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/yoga-at-morrisjumel Date: November 8, 2015

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55301789374c7.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Nature Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/family-nature-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/family-nature-walk Date: November 8, 2015

Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands. Family walks begin at the Perkins Visitor.

Ages six and older welcome with an adult.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560ed6bc2005d.jpg Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Walking Tour of Forest Hills with Adrienne Onofri]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/walking-tour-of-forest-hills-with-adrienne-onofri http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/walking-tour-of-forest-hills-with-adrienne-onofri Date: November 8, 2015

Forest Hills, one of NYC's most desirable residential neighborhoods, has a rich heritage. Its centerpiece is Forest Hills Gardens, an enclave of beautiful freestanding houses and village greens that was designed on the "garden city" model and has influenced urban planners to this day. Sights on the tour include historically significant locales of Forest Hills, along with landmarked buildings, abundant Tudor and Art Deco architecture, and gathering spots that have remained popular for generations in the community. In addition, the tour will visit places associated with local ethnic populations as well as those with a connection to various celebrities who've lived in Forest Hills -- including author/activist Helen Keller!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647 ext. 18

Location: Queens Boulevard and 70th Road (in MacDonald Park)

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Q207 MacDonald Park 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.72173309326172000, -73.84513854980469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/563266f297b88.jpg Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/garden-highlights-walk Date: November 8, 2015

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560ed709f33f0.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: November 8, 2015

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

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

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/arts-culture-fun-dark-nights-bright-lights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/arts-culture-fun-dark-nights-bright-lights Date: November 8, 2015

Join NYC Parks Urban Park Rangers as your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Weather permitting there will be Skyviewing with telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Feel free to bring your own binoculars or telescopes and set them up next to the Rangers'.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5617d3fd1ffaa.JPG Fri, 30 Oct 2015 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[2015 Hattie Carthan Market Communal Dinner Fundraiser]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/2015-hattie-carthan-market-communal-dinner-fundraiser http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/2015-hattie-carthan-market-communal-dinner-fundraiser Date: November 8, 2015

Join the Hattie Carthan community market founding farmer Yon and the Hattie Carthan market crew for a four-course communal dinner on the farm. This is a markets fundraiser and volunteer appreciation ceremony with a home grown family style feast with fresh bread. The food is grown and prepared by farmer Yon. There will be live video DJ, silent auction, short screenings, raffles, artisanal local teas, local jarred goods and more. The dinner table will be set for 50 people.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden)

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B400 Hattie Carthan Community Garden 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.68980026245117000, -73.94850158691406000 Mon, 19 Oct 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Astronomy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/astronomy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/08/astronomy Date: November 8, 2015

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-11-08 2015-11-08 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 Thu, 29 Oct 2015 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Outdoor Exercise Classes in Morningside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/free-outdoor-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/free-outdoor-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park Date: November 9, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 7:45 am

Contact phone: 419-962-6292

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

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M056 Morningside Park 2015-11-09 2015-11-09 7:00 am 7:45 am 40.80244445800781000, -73.95873260498047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f31cc205078.png Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition - Swampland: Photographs by Ruth Wetzel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel Date: November 9, 2015

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

Exhibition is free. Closed on holidays

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-09 2015-11-09 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997070000, -73.97129821777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560af9e542a51.jpg Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[External Forces: An Exhibit by Artist Sarah Yuster]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/external-forces-an-exhibit-by-artist-sarah-yuster http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/external-forces-an-exhibit-by-artist-sarah-yuster Date: November 9, 2015

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

This exhibit has been extended to January 3, 2016.

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-11-09 2015-11-09 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560969c369158.jpg Thu, 03 Dec 2015 18:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark Date: November 9, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-09 2015-11-09 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4e908e6cb.jpg Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place Date: November 9, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-09 2015-11-09 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4f87442a0.jpg Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Teen PASS]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/teen-pass http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/teen-pass Date: November 9, 2015

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123602746

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

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R008, B126 Faber Pool and Park, Red Hook Recreation Area 2015-11-09 2015-11-09 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000; 40.67240142822265600, -74.00399780273438000 Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/3-to-6-club Date: November 9, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2015-11-09 2015-11-09 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Wave Runners Youth Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/ocean-breeze-wave-runners-youth-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/09/ocean-breeze-wave-runners-youth-track-club Date: November 9, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2015-11-09 2015-11-09 4:30 pm 6:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: November 10, 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 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Senior Olympics Prep Meet-Up Clinics: Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/senior-olympics-prep-meetup-clinics-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/senior-olympics-prep-meetup-clinics-basketball Date: November 10, 2015

NYC Parks is hosting its first ever Senior Olympics!

Brooklyn's Senior Olympics takes place May 11-14 at St. John's Recreation Center. Recreation Center members age 50+ must register with a Brooklyn Recreation Center to compete.

Competitions include: Bowling, Tennis, Pickleball, Table Tennis, Swimming, Basketball, Shuffle Board and Table Games. A Torch Relay will stop at all the Brooklyn Recreation Centers, beginning May 10 and ending at the opening ceremony for the Senior Olympics on May 11.

To prepare for the Senior Olympics, Recreation Center members are invited to clinics like these from October to April. Each month, a different sport will be covered in these weekly clinics. The first week of each month is open to the public.

The Senior Olympics is sponsored by New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton. Pre-registration is required. To find out more, please call St. John's Recreation Center at (718) 771-2787.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 771-2787

Location: St. Johns Recreation Center

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2015-11-10 2015-11-10 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.67350006103515600, -73.93479919433594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5627a574ea8dc.jpg Wed, 21 Oct 2015 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Picture the Park Photo Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/picture-the-park-photo-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/picture-the-park-photo-exhibition Date: November 10, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition - Swampland: Photographs by Ruth Wetzel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel Date: November 10, 2015

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

Exhibition is free. Closed on holidays

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997070000, -73.97129821777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560af9e542a51.jpg Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[External Forces: An Exhibit by Artist Sarah Yuster]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/external-forces-an-exhibit-by-artist-sarah-yuster http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/external-forces-an-exhibit-by-artist-sarah-yuster Date: November 10, 2015

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

This exhibit has been extended to January 3, 2016.

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560969c369158.jpg Thu, 03 Dec 2015 18:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark Date: November 10, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4e908e6cb.jpg Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place Date: November 10, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4f87442a0.jpg Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Ten Eyck Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/its-my-park-at-ten-eyck-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/its-my-park-at-ten-eyck-playground Date: November 10, 2015

This It's My Park season, join Friends of Ten Eyck Playground and New York Cares to help weed the playground area, replace mulch at the trees, paint the handball court and wrought iron fencing, and install street tree borders. We look forward to a great day of beautifying our park.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 799-1049

Location: Ten Eyck Playground

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B311 Ten Eyck Playground 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 1:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.70890045166015600, -73.93890380859375000 Thu, 05 Nov 2015 12:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/garden-highlights-walk Date: November 10, 2015

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560ed76b6b9a8.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/gallery-tour Date: November 10, 2015

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

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 2:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560ed7bb354db.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/le-petit-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/le-petit-art Date: November 10, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Food Scrap Drop-Off]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/food-scrap-dropoff http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/food-scrap-dropoff Date: November 10, 2015

We want to use your food scraps to make compost and grow veggies at the Van Cortlandt Park Garden and Compost Site. This site will be operated by the NYC Compost Project hosted by The New York Botanical Garden and will be accepting food scraps every Tuesday afternoon through November.

For more information about NYC food scrap drop-off site guidelines, email compost@nybg.org. Held at the Friends Compost Site: enter the Park at Broadway and Mosholu Ave.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-601-1553

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.90449905395508000, -73.89640045166016000 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: November 10, 2015

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

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

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/3-to-6-club Date: November 10, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Teen PASS]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/teen-pass http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/teen-pass Date: November 10, 2015

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123602746

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

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R008, B126 Faber Pool and Park, Red Hook Recreation Area 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000; 40.67240142822265600, -74.00399780273438000 Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Go Girl Athletics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/go-girl-athletics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/go-girl-athletics Date: November 10, 2015

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Wed, 23 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life in Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: November 10, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 Thu, 05 Nov 2015 13:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life in Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-in-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/10/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-in-silver-lake-park Date: November 10, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2015-11-10 2015-11-10 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/567b159224df1.png Mon, 28 Dec 2015 18:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Picture the Park Photo Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/picture-the-park-photo-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/picture-the-park-photo-exhibition Date: November 11, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition - Swampland: Photographs by Ruth Wetzel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel Date: November 11, 2015

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

Exhibition is free. Closed on holidays

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997070000, -73.97129821777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560af9e542a51.jpg Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Tree Walk for Families]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/discovery-tree-walk-for-families http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/discovery-tree-walk-for-families Date: November 11, 2015

Looking for an in-park adventure on these upcoming school holidays? Take part in hands-on exploration and identification of some of Central Park’s majestic trees and marvel at the beautiful fall foliage. Free; ages 5+.

Families only: maximum of three children per parent or guardian; no groups. Please arrive at the Visitor Center 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time to check in and to pick up Discovery Kits. Pre-registration is recommended as space is limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5617e72f0ef82.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park Bulb Planting at Tompkinsville Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/tompkinsville-bulb-planting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/tompkinsville-bulb-planting Date: November 11, 2015

This It's My Park season, join Island Voice and the Tompkinsville Restoration Project to plant bulbs at Tompkinsville Park before the winter frost sets in. All are welcome. If you have any questions, please reach out to outreach coordinator Amoy Barnes at Amoy.Barnes@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Tompkinsville Park

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R024 Tompkinsville Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.63740158081055000, -74.07640075683594000 Fri, 23 Oct 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[External Forces: An Exhibit by Artist Sarah Yuster]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/external-forces-an-exhibit-by-artist-sarah-yuster http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/external-forces-an-exhibit-by-artist-sarah-yuster Date: November 11, 2015

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

This exhibit has been extended to January 3, 2016.

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560969c369158.jpg Thu, 03 Dec 2015 18:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[NYRR: Striders, Run for Life]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/nyrr-striders-run-for-life http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/nyrr-striders-run-for-life Date: November 11, 2015

The New York Road Runners offer 20+ free walking sessions every week in senior centers, parks, and neighborhood facilities throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

The NYRR Striders program is geared toward adults ages 30+ and aims to improve attitudes toward exercise, to make running and walking more accessible, and to increase the presence of fitness walkers and older adults in NYRR five-borough events year-round.

Make new friends. Enhance your cardiovascular health. Explore your neighborhood. Have fun with NYRR coaches! Come ready to walk; bring water and wear comfortable clothing.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 758-9650

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f0590b50bd4.jpg Thu, 10 Sep 2015 10:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark Date: November 11, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4f87442a0.jpg Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Memorial Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/central-park-tour-memorial-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/central-park-tour-memorial-walk Date: November 11, 2015

Join Central Park Conservancy tour guides on this walk through Central Park, and through time, to see how generations of New Yorkers have used the Park as a place to remember and honor our veterans. Highlights of this tour include Maine Monument, Merchant's Gate, Heckscher Ballfields, 7th Regiment Memorial, S. Rankin Drew Memorial, Navy Terrace and Navy Walk, 307th Infantry Regiment Memorial, Red Cross Memorial Flagpole, 107th Infantry Regiment Memorial, and the Arsenal. The route involves a few stairs.

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

Location: Maine Monument (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.76810073852539000, -73.98139953613281000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5306638ca12c2.jpg Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Veterans Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/veterans-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/veterans-day Date: November 11, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for Veterans Day programming at Lefferts Historic House and the Audubon Center.

Nature Exploration, 12–3 pm
at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.

  • Bird Nerds Game Hour, 1–2 pm: Test your knowledge of birds in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
  • Nature on the Go!, 2–3 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, 3–3:30 pm: 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.
  • Discovery Pack, 12–3 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.

Race Around the Farm Yard, 1–3pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation
Get out and get moving in the Lefferts yard! The whole family can participate in potato sack races, spoon races, stilts, and other old fashioned games.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.66070175170898400, -73.96540069580078000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Lunchtime Exercise Classes in Morningside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/free-lunchtime-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/free-lunchtime-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park Date: November 11, 2015

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

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

All ages and levels welcome.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (419) 962-6292

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

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M056 Morningside Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 1:00 pm 1:45 pm 40.80244445800781000, -73.95873260498047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f31eb787ac1.png Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Tree Walk for Families]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/discovery-tree-walk-for-families1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/discovery-tree-walk-for-families1 Date: November 11, 2015

Looking for an in-park adventure on these upcoming school holidays? Take part in hands-on exploration and identification of some of Central Park’s majestic trees and marvel at the beautiful fall foliage. Free; ages 5+.

Families only: maximum of three children per parent or guardian; no groups. Please arrive at the Visitor Center 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time to check in and to pick up Discovery Kits. Pre-registration is recommended as space is limited.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5617e7fa54f6e.jpg Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC SPARX: Technology and Dance for Girls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/nycsparx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/nycsparx Date: November 11, 2015

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

Register online at tinyurl.com/sparxquick.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123602746

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Basketball Skills and Drills]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/basketball-skills-and-drills http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/basketball-skills-and-drills Date: November 11, 2015

Youth and teens ages 12-17 years participate in this 10-week program that further teaches and strengthens athletic conditioning through basketball.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Wed, 23 Sep 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Wave Runners Youth Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/ocean-breeze-wave-runners-youth-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/ocean-breeze-wave-runners-youth-track-club Date: November 11, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2015-11-11 2015-11-11 4:30 pm 6:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Workshop: Grow Your Garden Group]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/greenthumb-workshop-grow-your-garden-group http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/11/greenthumb-workshop-grow-your-garden-group Date: November 11, 2015

As we approach the end of the growing season, let’s take some time to reflect on our efforts in supporting our neighborhoods and the community gardens within them. Are you interested in increasing programming and/or membership? By having membership procedures and agreements in place, it will be very easy to welcome new folks. If you are having trouble getting folks to visit or stop by, what better way to draw them in with an exciting event. We will go over successful event planning tips. We encourage groups to share their challenges and success so we can learn from each other. This workshop is in partnership with Just Food.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-602-5300

Location: El Jardin Del Paraiso

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2015-11-11 2015-11-11 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.72230148315430000, -73.97920227050781000 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: November 12, 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 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Picture the Park Photo Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/picture-the-park-photo-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/picture-the-park-photo-exhibition Date: November 12, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition - Swampland: Photographs by Ruth Wetzel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel Date: November 12, 2015

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

Exhibition is free. Closed on holidays

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997070000, -73.97129821777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560af9e542a51.jpg Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[External Forces: An Exhibit by Artist Sarah Yuster]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/external-forces-an-exhibit-by-artist-sarah-yuster http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/external-forces-an-exhibit-by-artist-sarah-yuster Date: November 12, 2015

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

This exhibit has been extended to January 3, 2016.

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560969c369158.jpg Thu, 03 Dec 2015 18:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/stretching-toning-relaxation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/stretching-toning-relaxation Date: November 12, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:49 EST
<![CDATA[Art Workshop: Nature PhotographyBack to Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/art-workshop-nature-photographyback-to-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/art-workshop-nature-photographyback-to-nature Date: November 12, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f87875c509b.jpg Thu, 22 Oct 2015 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark Date: November 12, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-4506

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

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<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/12/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: November 12, 2015

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

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

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

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

For more information, please review these Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-11-12 2015-11-12 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56423e4f3f7a0.jpg Thu, 12 Nov 2015 17:00:03 EST