NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:41:51 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Tai Chi for Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/tai-chi-for-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/tai-chi-for-beginners Date: June 25, 2015

Learn basic movements and Tai Chi moves that will improve your balance.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-25 2015-06-25 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: June 25, 2015

Join The Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

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

Volunteer Description

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

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-06-25 2015-06-25 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/fitness-walk Date: June 25, 2015

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

Adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

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

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-06-25 2015-06-25 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/stretching-toning-relaxation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/stretching-toning-relaxation Date: June 25, 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 2015-06-25 2015-06-25 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:48 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live Date: June 25, 2015

Bilingual Birdies celebrates language and culture with fun-filled live music, dance, and puppetry! Concerts may be held in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew, or English.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-06-25 2015-06-25 10:30 am 11:00 am 40.7749, -73.9912 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/550091b0bb35f.JPG Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/nature-exploration Date: June 25, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-06-25 2015-06-25 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/learn-to-draw Date: June 25, 2015

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

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-25 2015-06-25 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Open Run Night at Icahn Stadium]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/open-run-night-at-icahn-stadium http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/open-run-night-at-icahn-stadium Date: June 25, 2015

Lace up your sneakers! Join us at Icahn Stadium, an IAAF-certified track, for the opportunity to train like an elite athlete. Whether you are an avid runner, a beginner, or a running club – all adults are welcome at this free event! Water provided.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-06-25 2015-06-25 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7932, -73.9254 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551413a7b68e5.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shrek The Musical]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/shrek-the-musical http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/shrek-the-musical Date: June 25, 2015

Enjoy the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wise cracking donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue.

Presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions. Sponsored by Council Member Eric Ulrich

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Buddy Monument (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-06-25 2015-06-25 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.7014, -73.8415 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/bryant-park-yoga Date: June 25, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-25 2015-06-25 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55146278e5ec2.JPG Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest Date: June 25, 2015

Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston (Newsroom, Law & Order, The Public’s King Lear) returns in THE TEMPEST, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling. Exiled to a fantastical island, Prospero unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne and settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we are all “such stuff as dreams are made on.” Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Romeo and Juliet, Our Lady of Kibeho, If/Then, Next to Normal) directs.

Visit the Public Theater website for information on getting free tickets.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-25 2015-06-25 8:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Class for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/tai-chiadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/tai-chiadults Date: June 26, 2015

Learn the correct Tai Chi walk, movement and breathing techniques for health, balance and well-being.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-26 2015-06-26 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:19 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning Date: June 26, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-06-26 2015-06-26 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:14 EST
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/nature-exploration Date: June 26, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-06-26 2015-06-26 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults Date: June 26, 2015

Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-26 2015-06-26 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/seasonal-crafts Date: June 26, 2015

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-26 2015-06-26 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:16 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up: Leo Liebeskind]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/summer-on-the-hudson-friday-freshen-up http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/summer-on-the-hudson-friday-freshen-up Date: June 26, 2015

Kick off the weekend with some fresh air while you drink in the sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour. The Friday Freshen Up series takes place in West Harlem Piers Park on the last Friday of the month, May-August.

Today's performer, Leo Liebeskind, relies on his rich, textured vocals, poised, precise guitar playing, and imaginative, poetic lyrics to create a blend of soulful blues, folk, country, and rock music, drawing on the likes of Bob Dylan, Lucinda Williams, the Band, and many other artists for inspiration.

Coming Up:

  • July 31 The War and Treaty / haunting Folk/Americana Duo
  • August 28 Wordsmith / Hip-Hop with a message of purpose

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-06-26 2015-06-26 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551ae9f35b3f5.jpg Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Presents Modern Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/bryant-park-presents-modern-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/bryant-park-presents-modern-dance Date: June 26, 2015

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

Produced in collaboration with Inception to Exhibition.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-26 2015-06-26 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55156e6097ed4.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/family-camping-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/family-camping-manhattan Date: June 26, 2015

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.

Tents are provided. Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 17th.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Inwood Hill Park

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-06-26 2015-06-26 7:00 pm 40.873, -73.9254 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55108f3cbff26.JPG Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/26/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest Date: June 26, 2015

Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston (Newsroom, Law & Order, The Public’s King Lear) returns in THE TEMPEST, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling. Exiled to a fantastical island, Prospero unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne and settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we are all “such stuff as dreams are made on.” Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Romeo and Juliet, Our Lady of Kibeho, If/Then, Next to Normal) directs.

Visit the Public Theater website for information on getting free tickets.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-26 2015-06-26 8:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Compost Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/compost-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/compost-crew Date: June 27, 2015

Every Saturday, the Compost Crew processes food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket and organic waste recovered from New York Restoration Project's landscaping operations. Learn about the process of composting and the dynamic range of current projects in New York City, while making a contribution to local waste reduction and greening efforts

All participants are provided with monthly training sessions and asked to commit to at least three work days. Ongoing trainings and orientations are scheduled for the first work day of every month. For more information about New York Restoration Project crews or to register, email volunteer@nyrp.org.

Start time: 1:00 am

End time: 3:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek),Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 1:00 am 3:30 am 40.8611, -73.918; 40.8584, -73.9229 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Beginners Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/esl-class Date: June 27, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:00:10 EST
<![CDATA[Van Cortlandt Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/van-cortlandt-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/van-cortlandt-track-club Date: June 27, 2015

The Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. The club breaks into various groups based on different paces and distances, starting with a loop of the Parade Grounds, then some peel off through the trails for various length and speed runs in smaller groups. Be sure to meet back up after the run at the Short Stop Cafe across the street for breakfast!

For more information about the Saturday morning run and other races, visit: http://www.vctc.org/page/saturday-morning-group-runs

Start time: 8:00 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 8:00 am 40.888, -73.8968 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:00:31 EST
<![CDATA[Yoga on the Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/yoga-on-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/yoga-on-the-beach Date: June 27, 2015

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

Bring a mat, large towel, or blanket.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.58, -73.8288 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:00:08 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/shape-up-nyc-mind-body-fusion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/shape-up-nyc-mind-body-fusion Date: June 27, 2015

Low-impact cardio followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress, and work out every muscle.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 227-1403

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.5026, -74.2518 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza Date: June 27, 2015

At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park? Established in 1989, the Grand Army Plaza greenmarket is the flagship Brooklyn market. EBT/Food Stamps and WIC & Senior FMNP coupons accepted year-round.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run (5M)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/front-runners-new-york-lgbt-pride-run-5m http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/front-runners-new-york-lgbt-pride-run-5m Date: June 27, 2015

This year marks the 34th running of this festive collaboration between NYRR and Front Runners New York, a competitive and social club for LGBT runners, multisport athletes, and their allies. Join more than 5,000 runners and show your pride at this five-mile run in Central Park. Whether you’re a top racer or a novice looking for a healthy run and some good camaraderie, the Pride Run delivers the goods.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: East Drive at 102nd Street (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 8:30 am 40.7928, -73.955 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54f09ab3d6ac3.jpg Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/zumba Date: June 27, 2015

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:20 EST
<![CDATA[Woodlands Discovery Club for Families: North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/woodlands-discovery-club-for-families-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/woodlands-discovery-club-for-families-north-woods Date: June 27, 2015

Discover rocks, trees, soil, and squirrels in New York City’s greatest outdoor classroom – Central Park!

The Woodlands Discovery Club for Families is the perfect adventure for families looking to get out of the house and explore a woodland without ever leaving the city. In each weekly two-hour session, families will learn together and connect with nature through hands-on science activities, using tools from your very own Discovery Kits!

Activities are correlated to state and national learning standards.

This five-week program takes place Saturday mornings in the North Woods. There are two upcoming sessions currently open to families with children in grades 1-4:

Session 1: April 18th- May 16th

Session 2: May 30th- June 27th

Register now

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1461

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7968, -73.9515; 40.7968, -73.9561 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55047113606e4.jpg Mon, 16 Mar 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Advanced Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/esl-advanced http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/esl-advanced Date: June 27, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:00:09 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Fly Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/bryant-park-fly-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/bryant-park-fly-fishing Date: June 27, 2015

Learn the basics of fly fishing for free.

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7528, -73.9816 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551467e37d383.jpg Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/bryant-park-moves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/bryant-park-moves Date: June 27, 2015

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551465f882150.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/shape-up-nyc-body-sculpting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/shape-up-nyc-body-sculpting Date: June 27, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:13 EST
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/urban-farm-exploration-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/urban-farm-exploration-days Date: June 27, 2015

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7837, -73.9262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5512f1b333abd.JPG Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Freshwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/freshwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/freshwater-fishing Date: June 27, 2015

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.

Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.

All equipment is provided; first-come, first-served. Children 8 years and older are welcome. Participation in a mandatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is required.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

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

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Q024 Kissena Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 11:00 am 40.7498, -73.8076 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5510903c244a5.jpg Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Intermediate Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/esl-intermediate http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/esl-intermediate Date: June 27, 2015

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

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:00:10 EST
<![CDATA[Introduction to Bird Watching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/introduction-to-bird-watching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/introduction-to-bird-watching Date: June 27, 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 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Rockstock and Barrels]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/rockstock-and-barrels http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/rockstock-and-barrels Date: June 27, 2015

Rockaway rocks with this 9th annual surfing and skate contest. There will be vendors and a music festival.

Come on out and enjoy the fun in the sun!

Sponsored by Boarders Surf Shop and St. James Clothing

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Beach 90th Street (in Rockaway Beach)

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Q164 Rockaway Beach 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.5843, -73.8123 Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: June 27, 2015

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Ranger's Choice: White Island Birding by Canoe (Advanced)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/rangers-choice-white-island-birding-by-canoe-advanced http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/rangers-choice-white-island-birding-by-canoe-advanced Date: June 27, 2015

NYC Parks' bright and talented Urban Park Rangers are what make our Weekend Adventure programs so amazing.

This birding by canoe trip will explore the waters of Gerritsen Creek and paddle by a delicate island where only wildflowers and wild birds reside.

Previous canoeing experience required. Appropriate for ages 8 and up. Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your name in the lottery visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 17th.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 1:00 pm 40.6047, -73.9298 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551090e74be58.jpg Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/paper-arts-crafts Date: June 27, 2015

Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.

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 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Tue, 06 Jan 2015 13:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Le Petit Zen Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/le-petit-zen-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/le-petit-zen-art Date: June 27, 2015

Through drawings, paintings and other techniques, adults will create miniature works (4"x6") or less of Zen art. The instructing artist will demonstrate how to create delicate works, using repeating strokes and patterns for a Zen experience.

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 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/family-camping-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/family-camping-staten-island Date: June 27, 2015

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.

Tents are provided. Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 17th.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Blue Heron Park Preserve (in Blue Heron Park)

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 6:00 pm 40.5304, -74.1738 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551091f6361bd.JPG Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi Date: June 28, 2015

Join Silvana Pizzuti at the gorgeous Soldier's and Sailor's Monument on Sunday mornings to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-06-28 2015-06-28 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.792, -73.979 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5519865d5488f.JPG Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Achilles Hope & Possibility (5M)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/achilles-hope-possibility-5m http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/achilles-hope-possibility-5m Date: June 28, 2015

This event, which brings together athletes with disabilities and able-bodied athletes, is a celebration of running with a very special flavor.

There will be cash prizes, free T-shirts for kids, and more. Kids’ races traditionally include many participants with disabilities as well.

Register here.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Central Park

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-28 2015-06-28 9:00 am 40.7796, -73.9694 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54f09aff0eb26.jpg Fri, 06 Mar 2015 12:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays Date: June 28, 2015

The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program is a two-hour adventure, which includes both low and high elements. The Adventure Course is open for individuals, small groups of friend, and family.

Space is Limited. Open to ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton required. Sneakers required. For the months of July and August pre-registration is required. Please visit www.nycgovparks.org/programs/rangers/registration to enter your name into the lottery.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2015-06-28 2015-06-28 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7428, -73.7359 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5508a1ad5dcb1.JPG Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Birding: Shore and Wading Birds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/birding-shore-and-wading-birds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/birding-shore-and-wading-birds Date: June 28, 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. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. Bring a pair of binoculars, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2015-06-28 2015-06-28 10:00 am 40.6047, -73.9298 Mon, 16 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Food Truck Rally]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/food-truck-rally http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/food-truck-rally Date: June 28, 2015

The Prospect Park Alliance and the New York City Food Truck Association present a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2015-06-28 2015-06-28 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55006318edd88.jpg Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Intermediate Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/intermediate-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/intermediate-canoeing Date: June 28, 2015

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City.

Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays. For Intermediate programs some prior canoe experience is preferred.

This program is for ages 8 and up.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Beach 35th Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)

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Q007 Bayswater Park 2015-06-28 2015-06-28 11:00 am 40.5974, -73.768 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: RiverFish Celebration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/summer-on-the-hudson-riverfish-celebration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/summer-on-the-hudson-riverfish-celebration Date: June 28, 2015

Summer on the Hudson and NYC Urban Park Rangers connect you to the life living within the Hudson River. Come for the fishing, stay for the Arm of the Sea puppet theatre and the river-related arts & crafts. Fishing equipment provided.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-06-28 2015-06-28 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5519a4e2e37e8.JPG Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Saltwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/saltwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/saltwater-fishing Date: June 28, 2015

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.

All equipment is provided, and most are first-come, first-served. Children 8 years and older are welcome. Participation in a mandatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is required.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-06-28 2015-06-28 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551080619ce9c.JPG Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/waterfront-walks-guided-tours-of-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: June 28, 2015

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

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 2015-06-28 2015-06-28 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7017, -73.9969 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Freshwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/freshwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/freshwater-fishing Date: June 28, 2015

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.

All equipment is provided, and most are first-come, first-served. Children 8 years and older are welcome. Participation in a mandatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is required.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-06-28 2015-06-28 12:00 pm 40.8911, -73.894 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55107e0613663.JPG Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Historic New York: Native Americans]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/historic-new-york-native-americans http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/historic-new-york-native-americans Date: June 28, 2015

Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city's long history. All programs are historic walking tours unless otherwise noted.

The neighborhood of Bayside was originally inhabited by the Matinecock Indians, a tribe of the Algonquin nation. Matinecock, meaning “hilly country,” described the surrounding landscape.

The Rangers will guide you to historic sites within the park and discuss Native American culture.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2015-06-28 2015-06-28 1:00 pm 40.7952, -73.7784 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 Date: June 28, 2015

The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building. The program is two-hour adventure which includes both low and high elements. The Adventure Course is open for individuals, small groups of friends, and family.

Space is Limited. Open to ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton required. Sneakers required. For the months of July and August pre-registration is required. Please visit http://www.nycgovparks.org/programs/rangers/registration to enter your name into the lottery.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2015-06-28 2015-06-28 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.7428, -73.7359 Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/summer-on-the-hudson-lets-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/summer-on-the-hudson-lets-dance Date: June 28, 2015

Learn to dance like a pro at these salsa, cha-cha, and bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School and featuring DJ Ray Colon.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-06-28 2015-06-28 6:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55008b0b0b1d0.JPG Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest Date: June 28, 2015

Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston (Newsroom, Law & Order, The Public’s King Lear) returns in THE TEMPEST, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling. Exiled to a fantastical island, Prospero unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne and settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we are all “such stuff as dreams are made on.” Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Romeo and Juliet, Our Lady of Kibeho, If/Then, Next to Normal) directs.

Visit the Public Theater website for information on getting free tickets.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-28 2015-06-28 8:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Sit Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/29/sit-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/29/sit-aerobics Date: June 29, 2015

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. For adults and seniors.

Recreation center membership is required. Visit the recreation membership page for more information.

Start time: 2:15 pm

End time: 3:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 387-7687

Location: Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)

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M033 Hamilton Fish Park 2015-06-29 2015-06-29 2:15 pm 3:15 pm 40.7198, -73.9818 Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Total Body Burn]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/29/shape-up-nyc-total-body-burn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/29/shape-up-nyc-total-body-burn Date: June 29, 2015

Total Body Burn is an intermediate level class which consists of aerobics, a full body workout that helps with balance, muscle strength, and endurance. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-06-29 2015-06-29 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Dancing Under the Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/29/dancing-under-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/29/dancing-under-the-stars Date: June 29, 2015

Enjoy free ballroom dance lessons for people of all levels.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Wallenberg Square (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-06-29 2015-06-29 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.7075, -73.8372 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Southern New York Chapter Level 2 Wellness Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/29/national-multiple-sclerosis-society-southern-new-york-chapter-level-2-wellness-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/29/national-multiple-sclerosis-society-southern-new-york-chapter-level-2-wellness-class Date: June 29, 2015

Level 2 programs are for those who want to focus on a more advanced fitness regimen. These exercises are done from a standing position or while lying on the floor or mat. These activities are minimally modified and you must be able to move from a standing position to the floor or mat independently.

Our wellness programs are a 22 to 24-week format, and incorporate a holistic approach to promote wellness of mind, body and spirit. Classes will employ similar modalities of movement like yoga, Pilates and aerobic exercise. Guest classes on Reiki, stress management, tai chi and other subjects will provide an enhanced, comprehensive experience for all participants. All classes are designed to tone and strengthen muscles, with a focus on strength and cardiovascular fitness. Light weights and exercise bands are often used.

Register here.

Start time: 6:15 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 453-3247

Location: McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2015-06-29 2015-06-29 6:15 pm 7:15 pm 40.7201, -73.95 Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/29/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/29/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest Date: June 29, 2015

Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston (Newsroom, Law & Order, The Public’s King Lear) returns in THE TEMPEST, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling. Exiled to a fantastical island, Prospero unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne and settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we are all “such stuff as dreams are made on.” Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Romeo and Juliet, Our Lady of Kibeho, If/Then, Next to Normal) directs.

Visit the Public Theater website for information on getting free tickets.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-29 2015-06-29 8:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: June 30, 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 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: June 30, 2015

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

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

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55145e35cc67f.JPG Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi for Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/tai-chi-for-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/tai-chi-for-beginners Date: June 30, 2015

Learn basic movements and Tai Chi moves that will improve your balance.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: June 30, 2015

Join The Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

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

Volunteer Description

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

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/fitness-walk Date: June 30, 2015

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

Adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

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

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-yoga Date: June 30, 2015

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

Bryant Park Yoga also occurs on Thursdays 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m on the lawn.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7534, -73.9827 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5514604d30270.JPG Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Abs Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/abs-work-out http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/abs-work-out Date: June 30, 2015

Exercise workout focusing on abs, especially strength training your core

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:15 EST
<![CDATA[Meditation and Hatha Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/meditationtasha-valentin http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/meditationtasha-valentin Date: June 30, 2015

Join us and learn some basic Hatha Yoga techniques to initiate relaxation. Learn how to influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress. The focus of the class will be breathing, sound, and mindfullness.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 1:00 pm 1:45 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:11 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knitting Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-knits http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-knits Date: June 30, 2015

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

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

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.7534, -73.9827 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5514648a600c5.JPG Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Petit Zen Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/le-petit-zen-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/le-petit-zen-art Date: June 30, 2015

Through drawings, paintings and other techniques, adults will create miniature works (4"x6") or less of Zen art. The instructing artist will demonstrate how to create delicate works, using repeating strokes and patterns for a Zen experience.

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 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: June 30, 2015

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199bac73ff4.JPG Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Fitness with Maxie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie Date: June 30, 2015

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise with Latin dance steps.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.5948, -73.7509 Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest Date: June 30, 2015

Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston (Newsroom, Law & Order, The Public’s King Lear) returns in THE TEMPEST, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling. Exiled to a fantastical island, Prospero unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne and settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we are all “such stuff as dreams are made on.” Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Romeo and Juliet, Our Lady of Kibeho, If/Then, Next to Normal) directs.

Visit the Public Theater website for information on getting free tickets.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 8:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Washington Square Music Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/washington-square-music-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/washington-square-music-festival Date: June 30, 2015

Join us in Washington Square Park for the 57th season of the Washington Square Music Festival, with free al fresco concerts in the square!

Performers

  • Max Bruch: Septet for winds and strings (1849)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Septet


An Amplified Sound Permit has been issued for two hours for this event.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7305, -73.997 Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Dancercise]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/dancercise http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/dancercise Date: July 1, 2015

Get in shape with dance moves while using weights.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Recycle-To-Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/recycletoart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/recycletoart Date: July 1, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:13 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Glutes in Gear: Cardio & Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/shapeup-nyc-glutes-in-gear-cardio-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/shapeup-nyc-glutes-in-gear-cardio-toning Date: July 1, 2015

Focus on your lower half in this belly-busting, booty shaping, two part class. The first part builds endurance with heart-pumping cardio. Part two uses mat work to build your core and flatten and tighten your abs and glutes. Please bring your own workout mat.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:17 EST
<![CDATA[Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park Date: July 1, 2015

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

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55147bc17d85a.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: July 1, 2015

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199c9875bef.JPG Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest Date: July 1, 2015

Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston (Newsroom, Law & Order, The Public’s King Lear) returns in THE TEMPEST, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling. Exiled to a fantastical island, Prospero unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne and settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we are all “such stuff as dreams are made on.” Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Romeo and Juliet, Our Lady of Kibeho, If/Then, Next to Normal) directs.

Visit the Public Theater website for information on getting free tickets.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 8:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: July 2, 2015

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

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

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55145e35cc67f.JPG Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi for Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/tai-chi-for-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/tai-chi-for-beginners Date: July 2, 2015

Learn basic movements and Tai Chi moves that will improve your balance.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: July 2, 2015

Join The Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

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

Volunteer Description

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

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/fitness-walk Date: July 2, 2015

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

Adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

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

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/stretching-toning-relaxation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/stretching-toning-relaxation Date: July 2, 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 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:48 EST
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/nature-exploration Date: July 2, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/learn-to-draw Date: July 2, 2015

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

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/zumba Date: July 2, 2015

Join the fun of working out to music!

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4151

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Open Run Night at Icahn Stadium]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/open-run-night-at-icahn-stadium http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/open-run-night-at-icahn-stadium Date: July 2, 2015

Lace up your sneakers! Join us at Icahn Stadium, an IAAF-certified track, for the opportunity to train like an elite athlete. Whether you are an avid runner, a beginner, or a running club – all adults are welcome at this free event! Water provided.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7932, -73.9254 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551413a7b68e5.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/bryant-park-yoga Date: July 2, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55146278e5ec2.JPG Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba Under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway Date: July 2, 2015

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

Sponsored by Sweet and Low.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Seaside Playground

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Q422 Seaside Playground 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 7:30 pm 8:45 pm 40.5806, -73.8309 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Real Diamond]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/the-real-diamond http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/the-real-diamond Date: July 2, 2015

Enjoy this amazing tribute to one of music greatest stars: Neil Diamond

Sponsored by Maspeth Federal Savings & Loan

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 7:30 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/02/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest Date: July 2, 2015

Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston (Newsroom, Law & Order, The Public’s King Lear) returns in THE TEMPEST, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling. Exiled to a fantastical island, Prospero unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne and settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we are all “such stuff as dreams are made on.” Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Romeo and Juliet, Our Lady of Kibeho, If/Then, Next to Normal) directs.

Visit the Public Theater website for information on getting free tickets.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-07-02 2015-07-02 8:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Class for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/tai-chiadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/tai-chiadults Date: July 3, 2015

Learn the correct Tai Chi walk, movement and breathing techniques for health, balance and well-being.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:19 EST
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/nature-exploration Date: July 3, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning Date: July 3, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:14 EST
<![CDATA[Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/03/creative-writing-short-stories-fictionnon-fictionadults Date: July 3, 2015

Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-03 2015-07-03 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST