NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:07:32 GMT <![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic Date: August 4, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields),Hunts Point Recreation Center

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X260 Julio Carballo Fields 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81560134887695000, -73.88919830322266000; 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness Date: August 4, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86589813232422000, -73.89820098876953000; 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Wetlands Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/wetlands-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/wetlands-tour Date: August 4, 2015

Join us for a guided exploration of the restored wetlands on Randall’s Island! Participants can enjoy viewing beautiful wildflowers, birds, and other native wildlife while learning about some of the fascinating history that has shaped the natural areas on the Island.

Individuals and families are welcome; no fee is required. We will be meeting at the northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh, near the south end of Icahn Stadium. A Randall's Island Park Alliance staff member will be on site approximately 10 minutes prior to the tour to greet you.

For more information, please email melanie.delrosario@randallsisland.org.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wetlands Tour Location (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.79159522763100000, -73.92558956146200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c4266347ca.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Inwood Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/inwood-evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/inwood-evening-yoga Date: August 4, 2015

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555cb0afb5e5b.jpg Fri, 22 May 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: August 4, 2015

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

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199bac73ff4.JPG Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/zumba-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/zumba-fitness Date: August 4, 2015

We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and world rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Mansion, Tennis Courts, Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8909, -73.8945 Fri, 05 Jun 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[2015 Juniper Valley Park Summer Concert Series: NYPD Night Out Against Crime - Classic Rock Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/2015-juniper-valley-park-summer-concert-series-nypd-night-out-against-crime-classic-rock-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/2015-juniper-valley-park-summer-concert-series-nypd-night-out-against-crime-classic-rock-night Date: August 4, 2015

Enjoy a night of classic rock music under the stars.

The Juniper Valley Park Concert Series is sponsored by NYC Parks, and Juniper Park Civic Association. Co-sponsors include the Juniper Valley Park Conservancy, Crifasi Real Estate, O'Neill's Restaurant, Queensboro UNICO, and Congresswoman Grace Meng.

The concert schedule and acts are subject to change. For latest concert information and weather updates call (718) 651-5865 or visit junipercivic.com.

Bring your own lawn chair.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 651-5865

Location: Juniper Valley Park 80th Street Entrance (in Juniper Valley Park)

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Q102 Juniper Valley Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.72150039672851600, -73.87650299072266000 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Celebrate Brooklyn: Benefit Concert - Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/celebrate-brooklyn-benefit-concert-edward-sharpe-and-the-magnetic-zeros http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/celebrate-brooklyn-benefit-concert-edward-sharpe-and-the-magnetic-zeros Date: August 4, 2015

Known for their fiery live show, the 12-piece ensemble Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros will be taking over the Bandshell with their psychedelic-indie-folk-filled set. NoLA's hometown heroes Preservation Hall Jazz Band and British folk singer Letts will open the night.

Opening acts: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Letts.

Purchase tickets here.

Gates open at 6:00 p.m.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Bandshell (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.66299819946289000, -73.97660064697266000 Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry - Cave Canem]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry Date: August 4, 2015

This event features the poets of Cave Canem: Brian Gilmore, JP Howard, and Angel Nafis.

Produced in partnership with Cave Canem.

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/shakespeares-measure-for-measure-presented-by-ny-classical http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/shakespeares-measure-for-measure-presented-by-ny-classical Date: August 4, 2015

Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of his subjects. When his deputy sentences Claudio to death, the virtue and purity of his sister, Isabella, is the price she must pay to save her brother’s life. Measure for Measure is directed by artistic director Stephen Burdman.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 252-4531

Location: Castle Clinton (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.70365524291992000, -74.01675415039062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55ad026a8b3c9.JPG Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Pilates With The Fitness Guru]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru Date: August 4, 2015

These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.

Limited mats are available at select classes. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. each evening. For more information, please visit the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's website.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70389938354492000, -73.99240112304688000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Fitness with Maxie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie Date: August 4, 2015

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.5948, -73.7509 Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Sit Volleyball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/sit-volleyball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/sit-volleyball Date: August 4, 2015

Sitting volleyball competition is open to male and female athletes with physical disabilities such as amputation or limb loss, spinal cord injury, wheelchair-users, cerebral palsy, brain injury or stroke.

All are welcome!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.72010040283203000, -73.94999694824219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c110a1ab86.jpg Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/shakespeare-in-the-park-cymbeline http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/shakespeare-in-the-park-cymbeline Date: August 4, 2015

In the Shakespearean fairytale Cymbeline, Princess Imogen’s fidelity is put to the royal test when her disapproving father banishes her soul mate. Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Movie Night: Back to the Future 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-movie-night-back-to-the-future-2-pg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-movie-night-back-to-the-future-2-pg Date: August 4, 2015

Free summer movies are here, brought to you by New York Restoration Project! Bring a picnic and blanket, and enjoy an evening under the stars.

In tonight's PG-rated film, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985.

Complimentary hot popcorn will be served. Movie begins between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. at sunset.

Times subject to change. Visit NYRP Calendar before attending.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.5934, -73.7512 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55282edf44996.jpg Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Nights in the Rockaways: Back to the Future 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/movies-nights-in-the-rockaways http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/movies-nights-in-the-rockaways Date: August 4, 2015

Movies begin at dusk.

Enjoy a fun-filled night with the family! There will be refreshments. Bring a chair or blanket

Sponsored by New York Restoration Project.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Casablanca (1942)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/star-trek-ii http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/star-trek-ii Date: August 4, 2015

Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!

Casablanca is regarded as one of the most memorable of all film experiences, a true Hollywood classic. Set during the early days of World War II, it is a sentimental love story of an American expatriate Rick Blaine and the woman he loves, Ilsa. Ilsa is married to another man who comes to Rick in search of illicit letters of transit which will allow them to escape to America. Ilsa is faced with the battle of loyalty to her husband and her hearts yearning desire to stay behind in Casablanca where Rick resides. Rick has a plan for him and Ilsa that will bring the plot to a satisfying conclusion.

Know Before You Go:

This movie is shown on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket to sit on, and a picnic if you like. There are a limited number of chairs available. No alcohol.

Doors open one hour before the start of the screening. Space is limited and admission is on a first come-first served basis, so it's best to get there well before the screening starts. Please bring one form of ID with you.

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 8:15 pm 10:30 pm 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55524702a25d6.jpg Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Guardians of the Galaxy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/movies-in-the-parks-guardians-of-the-galaxy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/movies-in-the-parks-guardians-of-the-galaxy Date: August 4, 2015

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

Bring a chair or blanket to the park and enjoy this Marvel story about a team of misfit space heroes who must learn to get along so that they can save the world. Rated PG-13.

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 639-9675

Location: Conference House Beach (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.50120162963867000, -74.23320007324219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d8332e356b.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sunrise-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sunrise-tai-chi Date: August 5, 2015

Start your day out right; come enjoy sunrise tai chi classes with certified tai chi instructor Robert Martinez, on the beautiful David Rockefeller Linden Terrace.

These classes are suitable for all levels. Wear comfy clothing and bring water.

Please check back for heavy rain and weather/air advisory cancellations.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.8617, -73.9335 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5531186d54443.jpg Fri, 22 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-morning-miles Date: August 5, 2015

Are you having trouble waking up to work out? Do you need motivation to get those feet moving in the morning? If so, join our team of runners looking to gain ground on your goals one stride or step at a time! It doesn’t matter whether you’re an experienced, recreational or novice runner, Morning Miles welcomes participants of all ages, levels and abilities. Our supportive group running atmosphere will incorporate a combination of speed, strength, and endurance principles that will have you jumping right out of bed, ignoring that snooze button, and lacing up those running shoes.

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Women in Comics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/women-in-comics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/women-in-comics Date: August 5, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/yoga-class Date: August 5, 2015

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates Date: August 5, 2015

CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the Official Apparel Sponsor of CityParks Tennis.

CityParks Tennis promotes physical fitness while building self confidence, and is designed to make the sport of tennis freely available to those who want to learn the game in a fun, relaxed environment. Lessons for kids are offered at all skill levels. Opportunities include free beginner lessons, tournaments, leagues, excellence programs and special events.

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

For more info visit their website or call (718) 760-6999.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: West 242nd Street & Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8893, -73.8982 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience1 Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Adventures in Time Summer History Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp Date: August 5, 2015

Play fun activities that focus on the history of those who lived and worked here during the Colonial and Revolutionary War era.

Suitable for ages 6 - 12.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-3344

Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.89114379882812500, -73.89489746093750000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc Date: August 5, 2015

The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages
5 – 12 (children must be 5 years old by 6/30/2015). Children’s imaginations and knowledge
blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit QBG’s engaging 39 acres, and
cook with the food they’ve grown!

Summer I — Mondays & Wednesdays, July 6–August 19, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 6–August 19: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 6–July 29: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 3–19: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Summer II — Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7–August 20, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 7–August 20: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 7–July 30: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 4–20: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Discounts apply to Family level memberships and above. Registration for this program is required.

NOTE: Summer Monday/Wednesday lessons and activities are repeated in the Tuesday/Thursday sessions. Please sign up for only one, not both.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f6510654c5.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids Date: August 5, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Betsy Head Memorial Playground (in Betsy Head Park)

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B008 Betsy Head Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.66270065307617000, -73.91329956054688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c28fda1c0f.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/tack-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/tack-and-field-for-kids Date: August 5, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d41c3931e0.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Student Farm Project: Street Tree Care]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/student-farm-project-street-tree-care http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/student-farm-project-street-tree-care Date: August 5, 2015

Come join The Brownsville East NY Garden Initiative, Isabahlia Ladies of Elegance, and Brownsville Anti-Violence Project to care for 20 street trees along Belmont Avenue and Rockaway Avenue.

Special thanks to Million Trees NYC for their mini-grant supporting this event.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Student Farm Project

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.66746000000000000, -73.91048400000000000 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-seniors Date: August 5, 2015

Walking is peaceful; it’s therapeutic; it’s soothing. Picture the sun shining, the wind in your hair and the birds flying above. Breezy Seniors, a walking program available to all seniors, offers an escape from your normal daily routine one step at a time! Enjoy nature along the beautiful Staten Island coastline, while chatting with your friends, family and neighbors. This relaxing walking program will have you continuously moving and thinking with movements that emphasize flexibility, endurance, range of motion.

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids1 Date: August 5, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Middletown Rd & Stadium Ave (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.84852218627930000, -73.81987762451172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d33cf5825e.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids2 Date: August 5, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Victory Field (in Forest Park),Myrtle Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.70140075683594000, -73.85299682617188000; 40.70249938964844000, -73.85510253906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d45c376a51.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids3 Date: August 5, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d71ef43225.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: August 5, 2015

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

Start time: 9:30 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 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: August 5, 2015

It's not too late to register for camp this season! Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/6 to 8/13.

The Greenbelt Environmental Education Department is dedicated to forstering an appreciation of the outdoors in children of all ages.

The camp's headquarters is located at High Rock Park, a 72-acre forest preserve. Campers will explore our hiking trails, natural areas, creeks, ponds, the nature center, and carousel. Campers will also take off-site trips to other parks each session. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene licenses our camp; this means we follow their low child-to-counselor ratio, making camp safe and fun for all.

For more information, please visit the High Rock Summer Day Camp website.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-7475 ext. 1

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5526aa65c4022.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/its-my-park-at-st-marys-park Date: August 5, 2015

Please note that volunteer registration for this site is full.

This It’s My Park season, volunteers from Gateway Counseling Center will be cleaning and raking at St Mary's Park.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4641

Location: St. Mary's Park

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.81169891357422000, -73.91259765625000000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-exhibitions Date: August 5, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience3 Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

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

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience4 Date: August 5, 2015

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

Recommended for kids ages 6-13.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0296

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

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M056 Morningside Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.80199813842773400, -73.95999908447266000 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 5, 2015

Calling all children 12 and under! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon?

Play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!

There is a limited amount of supplies available at one time. If you are planning on bringing a large group please contact the organizer so we will be prepared.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aee71e8050.JPG Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

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

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/kids-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/kids-yoga Date: August 5, 2015

Bring your little one to yoga class for kids, ages 2 to 7, with Sacred Sounds Yoga.

All kids must be accompanied by an adult. Mats will be provided for kids.

Suitable for drop-ins.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7308, -73.9963 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature Date: August 5, 2015

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

This exhibition has been arranged by the Tottenville Historical Society.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a3ef10558b8.jpg Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Fun for the Wee Ones]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-fun-for-the-wee-ones http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-fun-for-the-wee-ones Date: August 5, 2015

Join us for stories, nature explorations, wading pool fishing, and sprinkler fun in the Greenbelt. For ages 2 - 4.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Reading Circle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/the-reading-circle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/the-reading-circle Date: August 5, 2015

Volunteers and authors read to children and encourage the children to read throughout the summer. Bring a blanket and your children. We will bring the books and fun literacy-related art projects.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Northwest lawn (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:30 am 12:30 pm 40.80541610717773400, -73.94432830810547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a92c9931050.jpg Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Teatro Sea presents My Superhero, Roberto Clemente]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/teatro-sea-presents-my-superhero-roberto-clemente http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/teatro-sea-presents-my-superhero-roberto-clemente Date: August 5, 2015

Enjoy this new bilingual children’s musical about the legendary Puerto Rican baseball player and humanitarian, Roberto Clemente.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 7606560

Location: 111th Street Parking Lot (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7422, -73.8505 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Dancercise]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/dancercise http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/dancercise Date: August 5, 2015

Get in shape with dance moves while using weights.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-walk Date: August 5, 2015

Come take in the ocean scenery along the Franklin D. Roosevelt boardwalk as we walk and stride for fitness. Starting from the Splaza, Breezy Walk will include handheld weights and fitness bands. By incorporating various movements along the route, Breeze Walk will provide a relaxing, healthy atmosphere that will brighten your day. Mingle and meet your Ocean Breeze neighbors and have some fun down by the beach.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Forts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/central-park-tour-northern-forts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/central-park-tour-northern-forts Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557b4a382f950.JPG Tue, 23 Jun 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Catskill Puppet Theater presents "The Lions Whiskers"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/catskill-puppet-theater-presents-the-lions-whiskers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/catskill-puppet-theater-presents-the-lions-whiskers Date: August 5, 2015

Children will love this musical tale that features a multitude of masks, puppets, and audience participation.

Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q164 Rockaway Beach 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5829, -73.8173 Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bryant-park-juggling Date: August 5, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: DC Entertainment - Comics Superstar John Romita Jr.]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bryant-park-reading-room-dc-entertainment-comics-superstar-john-romita-jr http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bryant-park-reading-room-dc-entertainment-comics-superstar-john-romita-jr Date: August 5, 2015

John Romita Jr. is one of the comic book industry’s greatest artists. Join him in a discussion about redefining the greatest superhero of all time, Superman, and what it means to create a new legacy with DC Entertainment.

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

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 0:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 12:30 pm 0:00 am 40.7542, -73.9833 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekday Weed Warriors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/weekday-weed-warriors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/weekday-weed-warriors Date: August 5, 2015

Wage a war on weeds and provide an army of support for your local nature center! Community service credit is available.

Bring water and a snack. This activity is recommended for adults and teens comfortable with strenuous outdoor activities.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields),Hunts Point Recreation Center

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X260 Julio Carballo Fields 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81560134887695000, -73.88919830322266000; 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories In The Garden: Rad Reptiles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/stories-in-the-garden-rad-reptiles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/stories-in-the-garden-rad-reptiles Date: August 5, 2015

Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature tales. These stories—classics and more—come to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs and puppetry. This week, get ready to hiss, rattle and make a splash as we read stories about our scaly friends, the reptiles. Our fun movement pieces and counting rhymes will bring everyone out of their shells.

Stories this week: Baby Rattlesnake by Viborita de Cascabel, Turtle Splash by Cathryn Falwell and Mossy by Jan Brett. Programs are held outdoors in good weather; in Wave Hill House in inclement weather. Ideal for children ages three to six with an adult. Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b25be9e5948.jpg Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Children's Garden Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-childrens-garden-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-childrens-garden-program Date: August 5, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4462

Location: Highland Park Children's Garden

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.68289947509765600, -73.88790130615234000 Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle-To-Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/recycletoart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/recycletoart Date: August 5, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:13 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

Visit us at this site or elsewhere:

Wednesday August 12, 3-4:30 pm: Mae Grant Playground, 104th between Madison and Park Aves.

Wednesday August 19, 3-4:30 pm: Willis Playground, E 141st St. to E 140th St, between Willis Av and Alexander Av, Bronx

Wednesday August 26, 3-4:30 pm: Flynn Playground, Brook Av to 3 Av bet. E 157th St. and E 158th St., Bronx

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Cherry Tree Park

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M215 Cherry Tree Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.78720092773437500, -73.94719696044922000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Body Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields),Hunts Point Recreation Center

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X260 Julio Carballo Fields 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81560134887695000, -73.88919830322266000; 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Grooves: Jessica Carvo/Akie Bermiss Trio]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/garden-grooves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/garden-grooves Date: August 5, 2015

Enjoy live music from local artists in your neighborhood! BAM curates this series to bring Brooklyn based artists to your local community garden. Jessica Carvo will perform at 5:00 p.m. and the Akie Bermiss Trio will perform at 6:30 p.m.

Jessica Carvo

New York City based songwriter and singer Jessica Carvo has performed in several major venues, with highlights including Jimmy Kimmel’s Live Outdoor Stage in Los Angeles, World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, The Venetian Showroom in Las Vegas, the New York Mets’ Citi Field, the Philadelphia 76ers’ Wells Fargo Center and the Philadelphia Phillies’ Citizens Bank Park. Jessica performs throughout the New York metropolitan area on a routine basis both as a solo act and with the band, “Pictures of the Sun.” Jessica will be bringing the soothing sounds of Jazz, Folk, Country, and Pop to this local community garden.

Akie Bermiss Trio

Brooklyn-bred singer, keyboardist, and composer Akie Bermiss possesses a soulful voice that packs an emotional wallop. A staple of Brooklyn’s neo-soul scene, he performs with numerous local outfits, including Aabaraki, the Screaming Headless Torsos, hip-hop violinist Miri Ben-Ari, and rapper Soul Khan, and has opened for George Clinton. With just his raw vocals and sparse keyboard accompaniment, he serves up an irresistible mélange of jazz, funk, and R&B.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Gil Hodges Community Garden

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 5:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.67599868774414000, -73.98480224609375000 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park August Ping Pong Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bryant-park-august-ping-pong-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bryant-park-august-ping-pong-tournament Date: August 5, 2015

Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments.

Pre-registration is required. On-site registration will open at 6:00pm if space allows. Please check-in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:30pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20pm.

*Registration for each tournament will open one month in advance. USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551d80080ee85.JPG Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/accordions-around-the-world-in-bryant-park Date: August 5, 2015

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

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55147bc17d85a.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields),Hunts Point Recreation Center

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X260 Julio Carballo Fields 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81560134887695000, -73.88919830322266000; 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86589813232422000, -73.89820098876953000; 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Glutes in Gear: Cardio & Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/shapeup-nyc-glutes-in-gear-cardio-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/shapeup-nyc-glutes-in-gear-cardio-toning Date: August 5, 2015

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:17 EST
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Pump]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Hatha Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sunset-hatha-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sunset-hatha-yoga Date: August 5, 2015

Enjoy restorative sessions of hatha yoga while surrounded by the natural beauty of Wave Hill on a summer evening. Decrease stress and increase your energy by focusing on your posture, breath and your mind/body/spirit. Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss Director Neem Dewji, and other qualified instructors. Ms. Dewji is certified in Hatha and Therapeutic Yoga from The Yoga for Health Foundation, England, and the Integral Yoga Institute, NYC. All levels welcome. Classes held indoors during inclement weather.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:00 pm 7:15 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a023127d885.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Jack & the Beanstalk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/donkey-jote http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/donkey-jote Date: August 5, 2015

Jack is looking for adventure, but what he gets is more than he bargained for. Please bring a blanket or a low chair.

*Please note: The original show, Donkey Jote, has been replaced with Jack & the Beanstalk.

Presented by Patty Cake Theatre. Sponsord by Council Member Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.68399810791015600, -73.88559722900390000 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature in a Nutshell]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/nature-in-a-nutshell http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/nature-in-a-nutshell Date: August 5, 2015

Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a short, sunset stroll in the gardens and really get to know some of our resident flora and fauna. Encounter a different specimen each week, learn some fun facts and become familiar with its distinguishing features.

Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Drop-ins accommodated as space permits. Free with admission to the grounds, but registration recommended, online at wavehill.org or at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Start time: 6:15 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:15 pm 7:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a0240017e3f.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Painting Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/arts-culture-fun-painting-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/arts-culture-fun-painting-workshop Date: August 5, 2015

Back by popular demand, join artist Amy Digi for an rooftop painting workshop, hosted in partnership with the Art Students League’s Seeds of the League program!

Participants will learn how to paint from observation, make monotypes printmaking, as well as basics about materials, color mixing and composition. You'll get to take home your painting! Supplies are provided for you. No experience is necessary.

Amy Digi is a United States Coast Guard Artist and is included in their permanent collection. She is also an artist in the prestigious Art in Embassies Program. Amy studied at the League and received her MFA from Lehman College and BFA from Pratt Institute. She exhibits prolifically in the New York area. Space is limited-please RSVP. Rain or shine! (We move the class indoors in case of rain.)

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.7295, -74.0055 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5571aa994d2d1.jpg Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Wednesday Night Tours: Bugs 'N' Blooms]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/wednesday-night-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/wednesday-night-tours Date: August 5, 2015

Explore the fascinating world of ladybugs, bees, dragonflies, and other insects who make Brooklyn Bridge Park their home.

Behind every great flower is an insect, eating, preying, and loving. And, coincidentally, pollinating. Join Matthew Wills, nature history blogger, to learn about the park’s smallest residents and the vital role they play in it.

Tour Guide: Matthew Wills, Naturalist

Purchase tickets here. Tickets are nonrefundable.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.70270156860400000, -73.99530029296900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55943f50acef7.jpg Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Capoeira]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/family-capoeira http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/family-capoeira Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 Fri, 22 May 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Garden Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sunset-garden-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sunset-garden-walk Date: August 5, 2015

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights on a summer, sunset evening. Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a025ed1a6c6.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: August 5, 2015

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199c9875bef.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sunset-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sunset-yoga Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 6:45 pm 8:00 pm 40.8621, -73.9333 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5372554ad5dfc.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Pilates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sunset-pilates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/sunset-pilates Date: August 5, 2015

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69469833374023400, -74.00160217285156000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Terry Alford & 'Fortune's Fool']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bryant-park-reading-room-terry-alford-fortunes-fool http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bryant-park-reading-room-terry-alford-fortunes-fool Date: August 5, 2015

Terry Alford will discuss his nonfiction book Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth.

Produced in partnership with the New-York Historical Society.

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Double Dutch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/double-dutch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/double-dutch Date: August 5, 2015

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Soca: Caribbean Dance Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/zumba-latin-dance-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/zumba-latin-dance-workout Date: August 5, 2015

Shake it out with Mark Morris Dance Group! Each session will feature a dance-based workout. No partner or prior experience required.

Soca dance is a style of Caribbean dance that accompanies soca music (created around 1963 by blending calypso and soul music – the word being short for “soul calypso”).

The class will start with a short warm up, basic moves traditionally done to Soca music (wining and other body isolations), and will end with a short sequence of choreography.

Previous dance experience not required. Jazz sneakers recommended.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Brooklyn Community Garden

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69210052490234400, -73.95529937744140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55ae917935802.jpg Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Cinema: Cold Conflicts: Swedish Short Films]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/outdoor-cinema http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/outdoor-cinema Date: August 5, 2015

Dissensions can take many forms: a soon-to-be-divorced couple bickering; a brood of misfit animals squabbling; an all-female band debating the very definition of their feminism. With unfailing shrewdness, the following shorts depict various clashes and the intense relationships that trigger them. Sharing a penchant for naturalism and distaste for gender binaries, these clever films are further proof of Swedish cinema’s incredible vitality.

Short Films

  • "I Turn to You", 2015, 15 minutes, directed by Victor Lindgren.
  • "Bath House", 2014, 15 minutes, directed by Niki Lindroth von Bahr.
  • "Pussy Have the Power", 2014, 14 minutes, directed by Lovisa Sirén.

Additional shorts to be added. Please note: Due to graphic language, this evening is not recommended for children.

Programmed by Rooftop Films. There will be pre-screening performances at 7 p.m.; films begins at sundown.

About the Festival
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park are pleased to announce the 2015 programming for the park’s Outdoor Cinema film festival: eight weeks of international movies shown under the stars, Wednesday evenings, July 1 – August 19. The series is presented by Socrates and Film Forum, in collaboration with Rooftop Films. Now celebrating its 17th year, the festival features open-air cinema, music, dance, and food, held in the 5-acre waterfront park in Long Island City, Queens. Admission is free.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55887b2264a45.jpg Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Music: Milteri Tucker & Bombazo Dance Co.]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/outdoor-music-milteri-tucker-bombazo-dance-co http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/outdoor-music-milteri-tucker-bombazo-dance-co Date: August 5, 2015

As cool breezes blow off the Hudson and the sun sets over the Palisades, enjoy an outdoor concert on the Great Lawn. Each Sunset Wednesday, New York City musicians capture the vibrant colors of summer in performances that feature jazz, popular music, show tunes and original songs.

Tonight, Milteri Tucker & Bombazo Dance Co. is back at Wave Hill by popular demand, connecting audiences to their Caribbean African roots while enhancing the rich cultural vibrancy of its Bronx home. In addition to creating works, the company advocates for arts education through community dance and drumming workshops. Bombazo has performed at Lincoln Center Outdoors, New York international Salsa Congress, Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD) and The Bronx Museum of the Arts, among other venues. In March 2014, the Company performed at the New Orleans World Rhythms Festival in Congo Square and was part of the Univision Commercial: Herencia Puertorriquena (Puerto Rican Heritage Month in November 2014. Tonight’s performance is co-produced with the Bronx Musical Heritage Center, an initiative of WHEDco.

Visitors may bring a chair or sit on the lawn to enjoy the music. No blankets, please. Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b25cf9476c8.jpg Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Strength]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/outdoor-strength http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/outdoor-strength Date: August 5, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/shakespeares-measure-for-measure-presented-by-ny-classical http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/shakespeares-measure-for-measure-presented-by-ny-classical Date: August 5, 2015

Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of his subjects. When his deputy sentences Claudio to death, the virtue and purity of his sister, Isabella, is the price she must pay to save her brother’s life. Measure for Measure is directed by artistic director Stephen Burdman.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 252-4531

Location: Castle Clinton (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.70365524291992000, -74.01675415039062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55ad026a8b3c9.JPG Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/shakespeare-in-the-park-cymbeline http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/shakespeare-in-the-park-cymbeline Date: August 5, 2015

In the Shakespearean fairytale Cymbeline, Princess Imogen’s fidelity is put to the royal test when her disapproving father banishes her soul mate. Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Moonrise Kingdom]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show Date: August 5, 2015

Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier. In this film, a pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.

The film will begin when it is dark enough to see the image on the screen which is dependent on the sunset, generally around 8:30pm. Seating will open at 6:30, and is first come first serve and people can reserve chairs for their friends once onsite. We put out chairs (about 250 of them) and they normally fill by 7:30 and ground seating is available in front and behind the chair section. Front ground seating is for blankets/butts on ground (the pier is hard made of pavers) & picnics are welcome if trash is disposed of properly. Dogs are welcome on leash and off chairs. People may bring their own chairs and place them behind our chairs on the dark pavers, if they choose to bring them. There is no seating or standing in the Southern aisle of the pier. @summeronhudson for weather updates

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/550090da76c34.JPG Wed, 06 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8424, -73.9327 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Core and More]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-core-and-more http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-core-and-more Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Wake Up With Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-wake-up-yoga-w-atmananda http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-wake-up-yoga-w-atmananda Date: August 6, 2015

Atmananda Yoga presents Wake Up With Yoga every Thursday. Join us to get your day started with a little zen!

For more information, please visit the Summer in the Square website.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 7:45 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:00 am 7:45 am 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570633c47a63.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:00:16 EDT