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 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 19:25:55 GMT <![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/seniors-fitness-yoga-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/seniors-fitness-yoga-inwood-hill-park Date: October 14, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: W. 207 St. & Seaman Ave. (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-10-14 2015-10-14 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86899948120117000, -73.92240142822266000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/treescount-2015-training-session Date: October 14, 2015

Come for an hour or come all day! Event staff will be on hand to offer refreshers, provide equipment and snacks, from 1-7pm.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 20th Avenue and Bay Ridge Parkway

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2015-10-14 2015-10-14 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.61085749866900000, -73.99161100387600000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/treescount-2015-training-session Date: October 14, 2015

Come for an hour or come all day! Event staff will be on hand to offer refreshers, provide equipment and snacks, from 1-7pm.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 11th Avenue and Bay Ridge Parkway

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2015-10-14 2015-10-14 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.62299211012700000, -74.01178121566800000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/treescount-2015-training-session Date: October 14, 2015

Come for an hour or come all day! Event staff will be on hand to offer refreshers, provide equipment and snacks, from 1-7pm.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 18th Avenue and Bath Avenue

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2015-10-14 2015-10-14 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.60388520829900000, -74.00613784790000000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/treescount-2015-training-session Date: October 14, 2015

Come for an hour or come all day! Event staff will be on hand to offer refreshers, provide equipment and snacks, from 1-7pm.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lafayette Avenue and E Tremont Avenue

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2015-10-14 2015-10-14 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.82957636930300000, -73.82529258728000000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/treescount-2015-training-session Date: October 14, 2015

Come for an hour or come all day! Event staff will be on hand to offer refreshers, provide equipment and snacks, from 1-7pm.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Morris Park Avenue and Haight Avenue

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2015-10-14 2015-10-14 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.84951943269600000, -73.85297298431400000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/bryant-park-juggling Date: October 14, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-10-14 2015-10-14 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Lunchtime Exercise Classes in Morningside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/free-lunchtime-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/free-lunchtime-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park Date: October 14, 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 2015-10-14 2015-10-14 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[NYC SPARX: Technology and Dance for Girls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/nycsparx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/nycsparx Date: October 14, 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 2015-10-14 2015-10-14 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Grow: Urban Gardening Symposium]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/grow-urban-gardening-symposium http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/grow-urban-gardening-symposium Date: October 14, 2015

Join us on October 14 to hear from an array of experts about how to start your own garden or take your current garden to the next level. If you’ve been thinking about starting an urban garden in your neighborhood or introducing a hydroponic lab in your school, then this is the symposium for you!

RSVP here.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 669-3872

Location: Front of American Museum of Natural History

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2015-10-14 2015-10-14 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.78076890500000000, -73.97267460820000000 Tue, 13 Oct 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/3-to-6-club Date: October 14, 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 2015-10-14 2015-10-14 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/2015/10/14/teen-pass http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/teen-pass Date: October 14, 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 2015-10-14 2015-10-14 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000; 40.67240142822265600, -74.00399780273438000 Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Skills and Drills]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/basketball-skills-and-drills http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/basketball-skills-and-drills Date: October 14, 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 2015-10-14 2015-10-14 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Wed, 23 Sep 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Gardening Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/free-kids-gardening-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/free-kids-gardening-classes Date: October 14, 2015

Join the South Brooklyn Children's Garden for a weekly free class that runs every Wednesday at 4 p.m. through October 14. The class is for 2 to 5 year olds and parent/caregiver participation is expected. Class themes vary, a list of some examples is listed below. This class is a continuation of the summer classes that were hosted at the garden. We hope to see you there and please RSVP to info.sbcg@gmail.com with the subject line "Children's Wednesday Class Taco" so we have an idea of attendance and materials!

  • Life Cycle of a Seed
  • Composting and Worms
  • Honeybees and Pollinators
  • Insects Investigations
  • Parts of a Plant
  • Harvesting and Cooking

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Brooklyn Childrens Garden

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2015-10-14 2015-10-14 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.68519973754883000, -74.00240325927734000 Tue, 29 Sep 2015 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Wave Runners Youth Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/ocean-breeze-wave-runners-youth-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/ocean-breeze-wave-runners-youth-track-club Date: October 14, 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 2015-10-14 2015-10-14 4:30 pm 6:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Heart Smart: A 6-Session Heart Health Education Series!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/heart-smart-a-6session-heart-health-education-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/heart-smart-a-6session-heart-health-education-series Date: October 14, 2015

The 6-session course includes cholesterol and blood pressure screenings. The curriculum will be presented by cardiologists, dietitians, exercise professionals, and yoga instructors. Participants will receive tote bags, recipes, exercise bands, and other wellness tools. Both women and men are welcome to enroll!

Asser Levy members, please register at the front desk of the Asser Levy Recreation Center.

September 9*: Screenings and General Heart Health

September 16: Nutrition Part I

September 30: Exercise Part I

October 7: Stress Recognition and Management

October 14: Nutrition Part II

October 21: Exercise Part II & Wrap-up

*On Wednesday, September 9, the Mount Sinai Karpas Health Information Center will be on site providing FREE cholesterol and glucose screenings from 3pm- 5:30pm.

For more information:

Asser Levy members, call (212) 447-2020. Members of the public and WHNY patients, please call 212-523-9663.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 447-2020 (Asser Levy members) or (212) 523-9663 (public and WHNY patients)

Location: Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)

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M164 Asser Levy Playground 2015-10-14 2015-10-14 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.73609924316406000, -73.97570037841797000 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Wednesday Night Tours: Bringing the Park to Life]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/wednesday-night-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/14/wednesday-night-tours Date: October 14, 2015

Hear the story of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s creation and innovative approach to revitalizing urban spaces with Regina Myer, BBP.

Don’t be late—these tours travel throughout the park!

Purchase tickets here. Tickets are nonrefundable.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-10-14 2015-10-14 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.70270156860400000, -73.99530029296900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55943c31af82f.jpg Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: October 15, 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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.84239959716797000, -73.93270111083984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: October 15, 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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 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[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/fitness-walk Date: October 15, 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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78879928588867000, -73.78209686279297000 Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition - Swampland: Photographs by Ruth Wetzel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel Date: October 15, 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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997070000, -73.97129821777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560af9e542a51.jpg Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Pelham Bay Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-yoga-pelham-bay-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-yoga-pelham-bay-park Date: October 15, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Pelham Bay Park

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.85860061645508000, -73.80269622802734000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Walking - Van Cortlandt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-walking-van-cortlandt-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-walking-van-cortlandt-park Date: October 15, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Van Cortlandt Park

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.89160156250000000, -73.89289855957031000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Carl Schurz Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-yoga-carl-schurz-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-yoga-carl-schurz-park Date: October 15, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: East 86th Street and East End Avenue (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77491071617100000, -73.94470310211200000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Faber Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-yoga-faber-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-yoga-faber-park Date: October 15, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.64089965820312500, -74.13580322265625000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Tennis - Cunningham Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-tennis-cunningham-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-tennis-cunningham-park Date: October 15, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Cunningham Park at 193rd Street

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2015-10-15 2015-10-15 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.73015975952148400, -73.77738189697266000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Tennis - Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-tennis-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-tennis-inwood-hill-park Date: October 15, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: W. 207 St. & Seaman Ave. (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86899948120117000, -73.92240142822266000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Cunningham Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-yoga-cunningham-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-yoga-cunningham-park Date: October 15, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: Cunningham Park at 193rd Street

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2015-10-15 2015-10-15 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.73015975952148400, -73.77738189697266000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Roy Wilkins Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-yoga-roy-wilkins-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-yoga-roy-wilkins-park Date: October 15, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: Roy Wilkins Park Parking Lot

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2015-10-15 2015-10-15 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.68629837036133000, -73.76889801025390000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/stretching-toning-relaxation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/stretching-toning-relaxation Date: October 15, 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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:49 EST
<![CDATA[The Board: Keepers of the Dream, Then and Now]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/the-board-keepers-of-the-dream-then-and-now http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/the-board-keepers-of-the-dream-then-and-now Date: October 15, 2015

We already know what historical event made the Conference House famous, now let's learn about the board of the Conference House Association who have made this house a home! Curated and designed by Tina Kaasmann-Dunn and Deborah Woodbridge.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f302992e94d.jpg Mon, 14 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Workshop: Nature PhotographyBack to Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/art-workshop-nature-photographyback-to-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/art-workshop-nature-photographyback-to-nature Date: October 15, 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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 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[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Thomas Jefferson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-yoga-thomas-jefferson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-yoga-thomas-jefferson-park Date: October 15, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: First Avenue at 112th Street (in Thomas Jefferson Park)

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M047 Thomas Jefferson Park 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.79309844970703000, -73.93730163574219000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Tennis - Roy Wilkins Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-tennis-roy-wilkins-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/seniors-fitness-tennis-roy-wilkins-park Date: October 15, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Roy Wilkins Park Parking Lot

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2015-10-15 2015-10-15 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68629837036133000, -73.76889801025390000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark Date: October 15, 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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4e908e6cb.jpg Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place Date: October 15, 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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 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[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/treescount-2015-training-session Date: October 15, 2015

Come for an hour or come all day! Event staff will be on hand to offer refreshers, provide equipment and snacks, from 1-7pm.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Parsons Boulevard and 15th Avenue

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2015-10-15 2015-10-15 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.78577311803000000, -73.82194519043000000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:08 EST
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/treescount-2015-training-session Date: October 15, 2015

Come for an hour or come all day! Event staff will be on hand to offer refreshers, provide equipment and snacks, from 1-7pm.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Quentin Road and E 37th Street

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2015-10-15 2015-10-15 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.61510893550000000, -73.93603563310000000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:08 EST
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/nature-exploration Date: October 15, 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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/bryant-park-juggling Date: October 15, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum Date: October 15, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/yoga-at-morrisjumel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/yoga-at-morrisjumel Date: October 15, 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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 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[Tunisian Patterned Scarf-Making Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/crochet-beginners-class-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/crochet-beginners-class-adults Date: October 15, 2015

Participants will create a Tunisian crocheted, striped Fibonacci inspired scarf; producing an interesting numerical sequencing pattern effect on the work.

Students bring own materials (#H Tunisian crochet hook, #4 color worsted weight yarn-two contrasting or complementary colors of your choice).

This is a class for those with serious interest in learning Tunisian crochet and working with two colors.

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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 29 Dec 2015 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Teen PASS]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/teen-pass http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/teen-pass Date: October 15, 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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000; 40.67240142822265600, -74.00399780273438000 Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/3-to-6-club Date: October 15, 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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Teen Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/teen-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/teen-fitness Date: October 15, 2015

Youth and teens ages 12-17 years are can use utilize the cardio and weight training rooms to build strength and endurance under the supervision of trained personnel.

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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Flow.15 - Outdoor Art Exhibit Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/flow15-outdoor-art-exhibit-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/flow15-outdoor-art-exhibit-tour Date: October 15, 2015

Join the Randall's Island Alliance for a tour of the annual summer outdoor art exhibition, FLOW.15!

Come enjoy public art along Randall's Island's scenic waterfront and learn about the artwork directly from some of the incredibly talented FLOW.15 artists:

  • Nicholas Fraser, All Consuming
  • Sharon Ma, hello
  • Rob Swainston, Who Owns the Sky?
  • Rica Takashima, El Barrio Comes in All Colors, Shapes and Sizes
  • David Wilson, Etherwave Architecture #1

Individuals and families are welcome; no fee is required.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55d372835b06a.jpg Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Open Run Night at Icahn Stadium]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/open-run-night-at-icahn-stadium http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/open-run-night-at-icahn-stadium Date: October 15, 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 18+ are welcome to this free event!

Water will be provided.

For more information, please email louis.vazquez@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.79322814941406000, -73.92541503906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55e88126d61fd.jpg Wed, 09 Sep 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: West Side Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/movies-under-the-stars-west-side-story http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/movies-under-the-stars-west-side-story Date: October 15, 2015

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

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

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 965-8942

Location: Thomas Greene Playground

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B145 Thomas Greene Playground 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.68030166625976600, -73.98539733886719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/561ebfb18c5ea.jpg Wed, 14 Oct 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Awakening in Ink: Written and Directed by Vincent Carbone]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/awakening-in-ink-written-and-directed-by-vincent-carbone http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/15/awakening-in-ink-written-and-directed-by-vincent-carbone Date: October 15, 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 2015-10-15 2015-10-15 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560c49e21f09b.jpg Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Outdoor Exercise Classes in Morningside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/free-outdoor-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/free-outdoor-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park Date: October 16, 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 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 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[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: October 16, 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 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.84239959716797000, -73.93270111083984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Farmers Market Fridays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/farmers-market-friday http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/farmers-market-friday Date: October 16, 2015

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-10-16 2015-10-16 8:30 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Heritage Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/its-my-park-at-heritage-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/its-my-park-at-heritage-park Date: October 16, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the students of Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning School and the Friends of Heritage Park as they weed and mulch trees, and work to beautify Heritage Park. Students and members of the local community will work together to up keep this new waterfront park and improves its visibility within the community.

Volunteers are welcome, and if you have any questions please feel free to reach out to your local Outreach Coordinator Amoy Barnes at Amoy.Barnes@parks.nyc.gov. See you there!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Heritage Park

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R160 Heritage Park 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.64089237274100000, -74.12157845795100000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition - Swampland: Photographs by Ruth Wetzel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/exhibition-swampland-photographs-by-ruth-wetzel Date: October 16, 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 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997070000, -73.97129821777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560af9e542a51.jpg Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Story Time & Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/childrens-story-time-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/childrens-story-time-art Date: October 16, 2015

Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers. Children will create a work of art inspired by the stories to take home.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 10:00 am 10:30 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Board: Keepers of the Dream, Then and Now]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/the-board-keepers-of-the-dream-then-and-now http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/the-board-keepers-of-the-dream-then-and-now Date: October 16, 2015

We already know what historical event made the Conference House famous, now let's learn about the board of the Conference House Association who have made this house a home! Curated and designed by Tina Kaasmann-Dunn and Deborah Woodbridge.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f302992e94d.jpg Mon, 14 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place Date: October 16, 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 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 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: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: October 16, 2015

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include: the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, the Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

The tour route involves a few stairs. The tour starts and ends at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park at 65th Street).

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

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

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557b40985853e.jpg Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark Date: October 16, 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 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4e908e6cb.jpg Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/treescount-2015-training-session Date: October 16, 2015

Come for an hour or come all day! Event staff will be on hand to offer refreshers, provide equipment and snacks, from 1-7pm.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Crocheron Avenue and Northern Boulevard

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2015-10-16 2015-10-16 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.76248732610000000, -73.80415678020000000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:08 EST
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/treescount-2015-training-session Date: October 16, 2015

Come for an hour or come all day! Event staff will be on hand to offer refreshers, provide equipment and snacks, from 10-3pm.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Avenue V and E 15th Street

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2015-10-16 2015-10-16 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.59668408890000000, -73.95596981050000000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:08 EST
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Tennis - Greenbelt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/seniors-fitness-tennis-greenbelt-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/seniors-fitness-tennis-greenbelt-park Date: October 16, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: Brielle Ave. between Rockland Ave. and Wolcott Ave. (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.59114837646484400, -74.13946533203125000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/bryant-park-juggling Date: October 16, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/nature-exploration Date: October 16, 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 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Tennis - Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/seniors-fitness-tennis-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/seniors-fitness-tennis-central-park Date: October 16, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Tennis Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.78996276855469000, -73.96192932128906000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/seasonal-crafts Date: October 16, 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 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:16 EST
<![CDATA[NYC SPARX: Technology and Dance for Girls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/nycsparx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/nycsparx Date: October 16, 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 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour Date: October 16, 2015

Enjoy the park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.

The tour starts inside Central Park at 106th Street and Fifth Avenue, and ends at the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues).

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

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: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.79430007934570000, -73.95120239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5522d867771c8.jpg Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Art Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/kids-art-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/kids-art-class Date: October 16, 2015

Learn drawing and painting techniques using multiple mediums.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 2:30 pm 3:45 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/3-to-6-club Date: October 16, 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 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 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/2015/10/16/teen-pass http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/teen-pass Date: October 16, 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 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000; 40.67240142822265600, -74.00399780273438000 Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Go Girl Athletics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/go-girl-athletics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/go-girl-athletics Date: October 16, 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 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Wed, 23 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Girls After School Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/green-girls-after-school-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/green-girls-after-school-program Date: October 16, 2015

Green Girls is an innovative program that inspires early adolescents to excel as environmental scientists, media artists and stewards of New York City’s precious natural resources. Open to girls in 6th, 7th and 8th grade, Green Girls continues throughout the school year with FREE weekly sessions at I.S. 204 in Long Island City Queens. Green Girls after school combines science, technology, interactive games and field trips that focus on the healthy and well-being of our waterways.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123602788

Location: IS 204. 36th Avenue and 28th Street. Long Island City.

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2015-10-16 2015-10-16 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.75670117430000000, -73.93281698230000000 Wed, 23 Sep 2015 15:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Wave Runners Youth Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/ocean-breeze-wave-runners-youth-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/ocean-breeze-wave-runners-youth-track-club Date: October 16, 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 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 4:30 pm 6:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Pink & White Night: Breast Cancer Awareness Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/pink-white-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/pink-white-night Date: October 16, 2015

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, join NYC Parks for an evening of music, arts & crafts, and other activities. Other activities will include:

  • Women's Basketball Game 18+ years of age
  • Girls Basketball Game 12 years and under
  • Guest Speaker
  • Dance Performance
  • Information Table
  • Giveways (while supplies last)

Please join us! This event is free and open to the public.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 387-7687

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

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M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.71070098876953000, -73.99669647216797000 Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Monster Mash-Ups Movie Series: Young Frankenstein]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/monster-mashups-movie-series-young-frankenstein http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/monster-mashups-movie-series-young-frankenstein Date: October 16, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, spoofy horror movies in our city's parks!

Respected medical lecturer Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) learns that he has inherited his infamous grandfather's estate in Transylvania. Arriving at the castle, Dr. Frankenstein soon begins to recreate his grandfather's experiments with the help of servants Igor (Marty Feldman), Inga (Terri Garr) and the fearsome Frau Blücher (Cloris Leachman). After he creates his own monster (Peter Boyle), new complications ensue with the arrival of the doctor's fiancée, Elizabeth (Madeline Kahn). Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 6:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking. Reservations are not taken (except for pre-movie activities -see link below). So space is available on a first come first served basis. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Brooklyn War Memorial (in Cadman Plaza Park)

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B113A Cadman Plaza Park 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.69841766357422000, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5601845e3faca.jpg Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Chant Macabre: Songs from the Crypt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/chant-macabre-songs-from-the-crypt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/chant-macabre-songs-from-the-crypt Date: October 16, 2015

Ghosts, ghouls, and goblins haunt the lyrics of the 19th century. Come be spooked by these harrowing tales as the Bond Street Euterpean Singing Society bewitches your imagination and sings shivers down your spine, echoing sumptuous, rarely performed songs in an authentic period parlor. Singers Anthony Bellov, Amy Guck, Jane Elizabeth Rady, and Dayle Vander Sande. Music by Schubert, Liszt, Debussy, Duparc, Loewe, Mussorgsky, and others.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:15 pm

Contact phone: 212-777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 7:00 pm 8:15 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Wed, 12 Aug 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Portraits & Punch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/portraits-punch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/portraits-punch Date: October 16, 2015

Join us for a cocktail party at the Alice Austen House, Victorian style! Don period style props and pose for silhouette portraits in our specially-designed photo booth; enjoy a historically-inspired libation and other light refreshments; and check out the recently opened exhibit, Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place, an installation of nearly 100 snapshots capturing the daily life Clear Comfort. Proceeds support the museum. Tickets are limited – reserve yours today!

Purchase tickets here or make reservations by contacting (718) 816-4506 or info@aliceausten.org.

Thanks to our event sponsor, Northfield Bank.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506 ext10

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560ebcc217e80.jpg Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: American Promise]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/movies-under-the-stars-american-promise http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/movies-under-the-stars-american-promise Date: October 16, 2015

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

American Promise follows two African-American families over the course of 12 years, as they seek educational opportunities and better lives for their sons. Not rated.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Travers Park

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Q303 Travers Park 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75400161743164000, -73.88929748535156000 Wed, 14 Oct 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Awakening in Ink: Written and Directed by Vincent Carbone]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/awakening-in-ink-written-and-directed-by-vincent-carbone http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/16/awakening-in-ink-written-and-directed-by-vincent-carbone Date: October 16, 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 2015-10-16 2015-10-16 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/560c49e21f09b.jpg Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: October 17, 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 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.84239959716797000, -73.93270111083984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[GrowNYC Greenmarket]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/grownyc-greenmarket http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/grownyc-greenmarket Date: October 17, 2015

This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.

Shoppers will find a bountiful selection of seasonal produce from the Black Dirt region of Orange County, Mexican specialty produce from Richmond County, orchard fruit and juice, meat, poultry and eggs, and multi-ethnic artisan breads. Free cooking demonstrations are held weekly, featuring seasonal items from the market, and family-friendly activities take place throughout the season.

Bring your compost to the park to be collected by BIG!Compost, every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. WIC and FMNP checks accepted at individual farm stands. EBT/Food Stamps/Debit/Credit accepted at market information tent.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558c1ac67720d.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-westerleigh-park Date: October 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Westerleigh Park to help clean, rake, and weed throughout the park. Volunteers are also needed to help in planting seeds.

We look forward to a great day of cleaning up and beautifying Westerleigh Park!

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.61980056762695000, -74.13449859619140000 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/bird-walks Date: October 17, 2015

The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson and Allan D. Cruickshank got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds. These walks, led by NYC Audobon experts, celebrate the tradition set forth by these great ornithologists. Participants will look for various species of residents and migrants and discuss a wide range of avian topics. For more information, please call (212) 691-7483.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 691-7483

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.8911, -73.894 Thu, 28 May 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-henry-hudson-park Date: October 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park rain or shine!

Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park. Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening. Rain or shine there will be something for everyone to do at this unique park!

Please register for the project at dp.reynolds@verizon.net. Walk-ons are welcome.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 635-2813

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8824, -73.9184 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555228029ff87.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Van Cortlandt Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/van-cortlandt-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/van-cortlandt-track-club Date: October 17, 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: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.888, -73.8968 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza Date: October 17, 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 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Powell's Cove Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-powells-cove-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-powells-cove-park Date: October 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Coastal Preservation Network to help clean up the waterfront and mulch young trees at Powell's Cove Park. Bring the family and help us pluck out all the debris that's stuck in the wetlands! Please email the contact below to register for the project. We look forward to a great day of beautifying Powell's Cove Park!

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Dirt path (in Powell's Cove Park)

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Q461 Powell's Cove Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 8:30 am 1:00 pm 40.78810119628900000, -73.83219909668000000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Birds of the Highland Park Ridgewood Reservoir]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/birds-of-the-highland-park-ridgewood-reservoir http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/birds-of-the-highland-park-ridgewood-reservoir Date: October 17, 2015

Join the Brooklyn Bird Club on a bird watching tour around the Reservoir and learn about the fall migration. For more information call (718) 235-4462.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 235-4462

Location: Main Entrance

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2015-10-17 2015-10-17 8:30 am 10:30 am 40.68553194163600000, -73.88893473148300000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: October 17, 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.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-sunset-park Date: October 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, please join the Sunset Park Compost Project to rake and gather leaves to add to the leaf compost bin. Additionally, volunteers will be turning compost and sifting completed compost to share with the gardeners in the park. We look forward to composting with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Compost Bin (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.64614842762300000, -74.00251269340500000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at the Edgecombe Avenue Street Trees]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-jackie-robinson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-jackie-robinson-park Date: October 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the 150th-155th Street Edgecombe Avenue Block Association for their fall clean-up where they will be cleaning and planting 32 tree pit gardens.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Edgecombe Avenue Street Trees

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2015-10-17 2015-10-17 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.82680130004883000, -73.94149780273438000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-marcus-garvey-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-marcus-garvey-park Date: October 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Marcus Garvey Dog Run Crew for their annual fall service project as they conduct a general clean-up and spread fresh wood chips.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Marcus Garvey Park Dog Run (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.80279922485351600, -73.94309997558594000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Vesuvio Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-vesuvio-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-vesuvio-playground Date: October 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, come along to a family day at Vesuvio Playground (Thompson Playground) with bulb planting and fun activities for children including Imagination Playground blocks!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 408-0216

Location: Vesuvio Playground

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M069 Vesuvio Playground 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.72529983520508000, -74.00260162353516000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Malls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-adam-clayton-powell-jr-malls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-adam-clayton-powell-jr-malls Date: October 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Friends of the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard Malls for their annual fall clean-up and planting event to help clean, rake out, and plant flowers in the malls along ACP Jr. Boulevard. Please bring your own work gloves if possible.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 427-3644

Location: West 152nd Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard

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2015-10-17 2015-10-17 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.82569885253906000, -73.93599700927734000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Sutton Parks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-sutton-parks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-sutton-parks Date: October 17, 2015

For the end of this It's My Park season, come join Sutton Area Community members in cleaning up and planting at Sutton Place Park. Volunteers can help with raking, sweeping, planting, and mulching at the East 54th Street portion of the park. Make a difference in your community and get out and meet others who care about their park too! Volunteer walks-ons are welcome. Rain or shine!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 838-9770

Location: Entrance at E 54th Street and Sutton Place (in Sutton Parks)

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M108P Sutton Parks 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75540161132812500, -73.96209716796875000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at MacArthur Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-macarthur-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-macarthur-park Date: October 17, 2015

For the close of the It's My Park season, come join the newly-formed Friends of 49th Street Playground (MacArthur Park) in sprucing up the playground. Roll up your sleeves and plant some bulbs, spread wood chips, rake, and help scrape away the paint on the back wall. There will be kids' activities too. Walk-on volunteers are welcome!

This project will be canceled if it rains.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 868-8586

Location: Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park (in MacArthur Park)

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M256 MacArthur Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.75230026245117000, -73.96520233154297000 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Convent Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-convent-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-convent-garden Date: October 17, 2015

This It's My Park season, join the Convent Garden Community Association for their annual Fall Clean-Up to rake, weed, and plant bulbs throughout the garden.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (254) 421-3136

Location: Convent Garden

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M284 Convent Garden 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.82830047607422000, -73.94270324707031000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at East River Esplanade]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-east-river-esplanade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/its-my-park-at-east-river-esplanade Date: October 17, 2015

For this fall's It's My Park project, come roll up your sleeves and put your painter's cap on and join the Kips Bay Neighborhood Alliance in sprucing up the Esplanade in Glick Park. Volunteers will be painting benches and the fence, and tidying up the plant beds by planting, weeding, and mulching. Show your pride in your community and lend a helping hand or two! If you are interested in volunteering please contact the email below.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 283-3462

Location: East River Esplanade

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M289 East River Esplanade 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74499893188476600, -73.97049713134766000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 17:00:01 EDT