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 Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:59:31 GMT <![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[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: August 6, 2015

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

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

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55145e35cc67f.JPG Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Yoga Bootcamp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-yoga-bootcamp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-yoga-bootcamp Date: August 6, 2015

CLAY Health Club + Spa presents Strength, Power and Peace, a class sampler series for you to experience CLAY's integrated approach to fitness and wellness.

Please visit Summer in the Square to confirm that the event is taking place.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 8:45 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 8:00 am 8:45 am 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570cd37b40de.jpg Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Women in Comics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/women-in-comics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/women-in-comics Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi for Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/tai-chi-for-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/tai-chi-for-beginners Date: August 6, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/yoga-class Date: August 6, 2015

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Cardio & Strength]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-cardio-strength http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-cardio-strength Date: August 6, 2015

This Brick New York class will blend fast-paced cardio with interval body weight exercises creating lean muscle, a toned core and ultimately increasing flexibility through agility training.

Please visit Summer in the Square to confirm that the event is taking place.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570bfe2cf1b3.jpg Fri, 05 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-sports-experience1 Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/fitness-walk Date: August 6, 2015

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

Adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

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

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/learn-to-play-tennis-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/learn-to-play-tennis-beginners Date: August 6, 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: Woodlawn Tennis Courts (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8966, -73.8786 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc Date: August 6, 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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2015-08-06 2015-08-06 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[Adventures in Time Summer History Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.89114379882812500, -73.89489746093750000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Dance/Movement Class: Dances for a Variable Population]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/dancemovement-class-dances-for-a-variable-population http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/dancemovement-class-dances-for-a-variable-population Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Mon, 18 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/track-and-field-for-kids3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/track-and-field-for-kids3 Date: August 6, 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: Juniper Valley Park Track (in Juniper Valley Park)

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Q102 Juniper Valley Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.71939849853515600, -73.88430023193360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d702c1b3a5.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer and Pee Wee Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-and-pee-wee-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-and-pee-wee-basketball Date: August 6, 2015

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

Tots Soccer 9:30–10:30am

Pee Wee Basketball 10:30–11:30am

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.7805, -73.9882 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aeeda5b180.JPG Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/track-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/track-and-field-for-kids Date: August 6, 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: Kaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park)

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B129 Kaiser Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.57770156860400000, -73.99759674072300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c34049f15b.jpg Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/track-and-field-for-kids1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/track-and-field-for-kids1 Date: August 6, 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: Macombs Dam Park

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X030 Macombs Dam Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.82820129394531000, -73.92919921875000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d35e34d9e0.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/track-and-field-for-kids2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/track-and-field-for-kids2 Date: August 6, 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: Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.70186233520508000, -73.78356170654297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d6e721ac2f.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Bodies]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-bodies1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-breezy-bodies1 Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: August 6, 2015

Join the Battery Conservancy as a horticulture volunteer!

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

Volunteer Description

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

Sign up is required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 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[Tree Census Measuring Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/tree-census-measuring-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/tree-census-measuring-session Date: August 6, 2015

Join Team Greenbelt in our efforts to help catalog current neighborhood street trees and assess the health of our urban forest. Monitoring sessions will be held on select Sunday and Tuesday mornings throughout the summer. We will meet on-site in the neighborhoods of Richmond and Oakwood. Children must be age 13 and older. Registration required.

Become a VolunTreer and help gauge the health and numbers of the city's street trees!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Ardsley and Moore Streets

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2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.57086181640600000, -74.14151763916000000 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Yoga StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-yoga-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-yoga-storytime Date: August 6, 2015

KarmaKids invites children to come "play" yoga and experience how their breath and body move together in a fun-filled way!

Please visit Summer in the Square to confirm that the event is taking place.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:00 am 10:30 am 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570beca6f3ef.jpg Fri, 05 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/billopp-shores-the-ebb-and-flow-of-man-and-nature Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a3ef10558b8.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Climate Justice Youth Summit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/nyc-climate-justice-youth-summit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/nyc-climate-justice-youth-summit Date: August 6, 2015

The NYC Climate Justice Youth Summit is the largest gathering of young people of color on climate change in NYC. Last year more than 750 young adults came to the event and were later mobilized to be part of the frontline at the People's Climate March, the largest climate march in history.

Please RSVP online.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Theological Seminary

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2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.81145870000000000, -73.96184930000000000 Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/stretching-toning-relaxation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/stretching-toning-relaxation Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:48 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-exhibitions Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 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/2015/08/06/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-sports-experience Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-sports-experience3 Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 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/2015/08/06/summer-sports-experience4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-sports-experience4 Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.80199813842773400, -73.95999908447266000 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids: Ebony Hillbillies]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-stage-kids-ebony-hillbillies http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-stage-kids-ebony-hillbillies Date: August 6, 2015

As one of the last black string bands in the U.S.—currently based in the concrete hills of NYC—the Hillbillies keep an important legacy alive with a rootsy, homegrown style that many forget was a key element in the genesis of all the music we cherish as uniquely American—jazz, blues, bluegrass, rockabilly, rock and roll and country. Bringing a fresh urgency to the genre for a 21st Century world in need of some deep musical education, the ensemble led by Henrique Prince (fiddle, vocals) and Norris Bennett (banjo, mountain dulcimer, guitar, vocals)-- featuring Gloria Thomas Gassaway on vocals and bones, William “Salty Bill” Salter on acoustic bass with A.R. and Newman Taylor Baker on washboard and percussion--creates an untamed and joyful vibe that echoes across the generations and transcends all racial and cultural boundaries.

For more info visit their website.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Southwest Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:30 am 12:00 pm 40.8867, -73.8983 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Stories with Hamilton Fish Library]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/garden-stories-with-hamilton-fish-library http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/garden-stories-with-hamilton-fish-library Date: August 6, 2015

Enjoy monthly summer story time with Hamilton Fish Park Branch Library!

Please join us on the first Thursday of the month for stories for toddlers through five year olds.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 400-2042

Location: Siempre Verde Garden

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2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:30 am 12:00 pm 40.72, -73.9839 Mon, 18 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at McLaughlin Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park Date: August 6, 2015

Please note that volunteer registration for this site is full.

This It's My Park season, the GreenWorks Team will be caring for the McLaughlin Park garden beds.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-6991

Location: McLaughlin Park

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B061 McLaughlin Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:30 am 1:00 pm 40.69649887084961000, -73.98609924316406000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[A Morning of Music with Darlene Graham]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/a-morning-of-music-with-darlene-graham http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/a-morning-of-music-with-darlene-graham Date: August 6, 2015

A mix of energetic folk and remixes of familiar children's songs will have everyone singing along and dancing.

Please bring a blanket or low chair.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x302

Location: 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.74020004272461000, -73.74960327148438000 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories in the Shade]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/stories-in-the-shade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/stories-in-the-shade Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 885-1703

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 11:00 am 11:30 am 40.84849929809570000, -73.82559967041016000 Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Kidville - Story Time Art Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-kidville-story-time-art-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-kidville-story-time-art-class Date: August 6, 2015

Dress for mess and artistic success! Young children are free to smear, splatter and otherwise explore artistic possibilities in our sensory play bins and writing tables for fun that is too big to try at home. Storybook sharing inspires new ideas and creativity as children work with a variety of materials that include markers, dough, crayons, chalk, and collage. Get ready for a messy good time!

Please visit Summer in the Square to confirm that the event is taking place.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570c2864de07.jpg Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildflower Garden Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/wildflower-garden-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/wildflower-garden-tour Date: August 6, 2015

Come take a tour of our Wildflower Meadow!

Stretching along the East River near the iconic Hell Gate Bridge, our Wildflower Meadow is home to an array of native and ornamental plants that provide food and shelter for bees, butterflies, birds, and other wildlife.

Join an experienced member of the Alliance's Horticulture Department for a walk and talk about our favorite subject… flowers!

All are welcome and no fee is required.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7849, -73.9358 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555a5aacaa415.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Sports Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/sports-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/sports-festival Date: August 6, 2015

Join us for an exciting day filled with sports, fitness, and outdoor adventures. All ages are welcome to participate.

To pre-register for this event, please contact Anthony Traverso at (212) 408-0243 or Anthony.Traverso@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: 114 Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.80459976196289000, -73.95999908447266000 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Thrower Power]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-thrower-power http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-thrower-power Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-lunchtime-jazz-with-the-new-school http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-lunchtime-jazz-with-the-new-school Date: August 6, 2015

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music students will provide the soundtrack for lunch in Union Square Park held every week at noon in the west side seating area.

(Free: please check summerinthesquare.com to confirm event)

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.7367, -73.9905 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557084c32248a.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum Date: August 6, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bryant-park-juggling Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 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[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/nature-exploration Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Museum of the City of New York + NYC Parks Present: Free Family Programs!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/museum-of-the-city-of-new-york-nyc-parks-present-free-family-programs http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/museum-of-the-city-of-new-york-nyc-parks-present-free-family-programs Date: August 6, 2015

Join the Museum of the City of New York and NYC Parks for NYC history and art activities!

The Museum will be running family-friendly workshops at Cherry Tree Park, designed for kids ages 6-12. Children will learn about our city's rich history and have fun!

For more information on ac, please visit the Museum of the City of New York webpage. You can also email familyprograms@mcny.org.

This program is part of the mayor's Community Parks Initiative (CPI). Find out more by visiting the CPI webpage.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cherry Tree Park

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M215 Cherry Tree Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.78720092773437500, -73.94719696044922000 Wed, 08 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Broadway in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/broadway-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/broadway-in-bryant-park Date: August 6, 2015

The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus surprises from other Broadway shows. Hosted by LiteFM DJs.

Performers to be announced soon. Please check Broadway in Bryant Park for more details. Presented by 106.7 LiteFM.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551593634916f.JPG Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/yoga-at-morrisjumel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/yoga-at-morrisjumel Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55301789374c7.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 6, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn! After the training we will start live mapping in the surrounding neighborhood blocks.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: St. John's University (Main Lawn)

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2015-08-06 2015-08-06 1:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.62187076892500000, -74.08945047858700000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/learn-to-draw Date: August 6, 2015

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

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Storytime for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-storytime Date: August 6, 2015

Each week an educator from Union Square mainstay Strand Bookstore will host a children’s reading event in our Activities Pavilion. They’ll feature stories centering around a new theme each week!

(Free: please check summerinthesquare.com to confirm event)

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570a9913e968.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee Date: August 6, 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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2015-08-06 2015-08-06 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Crochet Beginners Class for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/crochet-beginners-class-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/crochet-beginners-class-adults Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Obstacle Course Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: 14th Street Y and Pop Fit Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-14th-street-y-and-pop-fit-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-14th-street-y-and-pop-fit-kids Date: August 6, 2015

Every week at 3:00 p.m. PopFit Kids will bring their FUNctional Fitness program to the South Plaza. This program provides tools in the short term to help kids develop life-long healthy habits they will utilize in the long term.

(Free: please check website to confirm event)

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557081810ddc0.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: 14th Street Y and PopFit Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-14th-street-y-and-popfit-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-14th-street-y-and-popfit-kids Date: August 6, 2015

Every week at 3:00 pm PopFit Kids will bring their FUNctional Fitness program to the South Plaza. This program provides tools in the short term to help kids develop life-long healthy habits they will utilize in the long term.

(Free: please check website to confirm event)

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.735, -73.9909 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570aa79e0beb.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 Date: August 6, 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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2015-08-06 2015-08-06 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/garden-crew-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/garden-crew-training-session Date: August 6, 2015

The Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove. As part of the Garden Crew you will help redesign and plant garden beds, as well as weed, water, and dead-head in existing gardens. If you want to learn more about planting, pruning, weed identification and other horticultural techniques, join the Garden Crew in their weekly workdays.

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 4:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.8574, -73.9216 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Boot Camp with Zach Schares]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-boot-camp-with-zach-schares http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-boot-camp-with-zach-schares Date: August 6, 2015

Join us for a cardio strength and conditioning class courtesy of New York Health and Racquet Club.

Please visit Summer in the Square to confirm that the event is taking place.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7366, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570cdddb80df.jpg Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/zumba Date: August 6, 2015

Join the fun of working out to music!

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4151

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR R-U-N 5K]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/nyrr-run-5k http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/nyrr-run-5k Date: August 6, 2015

R-U-N? We are! New to the NYRR summer schedule, R-U-N 5K is a unique, social-themed weekday run in Central Park, with pre-race activities starting at 5:30 p.m. and a race start time of 7:00 p.m.

Challenge your friends, runners and non-runners alike—R-U-N?—to join you for 3.1 miles in scenic Central Park. Afterward, head out of the park to continue your evening and enjoy refreshments with your fellow runners at a nearby establishment—a twist to your usual Thursday happy hour timetable. Stay tuned for details about drinks specials at area bars.

Since this is a social-themed 5K, runners, when registering, will be prompted to choose to be corralled by time or by social interests. However, all runners—regardless of their selection—will be timed and will receive marathon credit.

Event hashtag: #r_u_n_5K—use it in your public tweets and Instagrams to be automatically entered into the new NYRR Social Hashtag Challenge to win prizes!

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Central Park

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.77959823608398400, -73.96939849853516000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/kayaking Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 5:30 pm 6:45 pm 40.69935162327900000, -73.99811458587600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a3e90d9eb2b.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Adaptive Wheelchair Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/adaptive-wheelchair-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/adaptive-wheelchair-softball Date: August 6, 2015

Spring has arrived and so has wheelchair softball!

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

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (631) 374-2337

Location: Bulova Park

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Q366 Bulova Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 5:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7631, -73.8922 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5541239580fdf.jpg Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 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/2015/08/06/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86589813232422000, -73.89820098876953000; 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night Series - Salsa!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night Date: August 6, 2015

Dance Away the Night brings salsa outdoors in front of the St. Mary's Recreation Center.

DJ Cocotaso spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more! This event features lessons and performances by Piel Canela Dance School. Don't miss it!

The event moves indoors in case of rain.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557b12788233b.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Sweathouse Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-sweathouse-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-sweathouse-workout Date: August 6, 2015

Join a non-stop cardio work fest designed to burn the fat and torch the calories! This workout is split into three cardio sections that increase in intensity every 10 minutes for killer time efficient results and the chance to show off your sweat swagger.

Please visit Summer in the Square to confirm that the event is taking place.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7366, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570ce82a426a.jpg Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Miles in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-miles-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-miles-in-the-park Date: August 6, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bryant-park-yoga Date: August 6, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55146278e5ec2.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: An Evening Stroll in Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/central-park-tour-an-evening-stroll-in-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/central-park-tour-an-evening-stroll-in-central-park Date: August 6, 2015

Join us after work for an evening stroll in Central Park. Central Park Conservancy guides lead you on a casual walk from the southeast corner of the park to Bethesda Terrace.

Learn about the Central Park Zoo, the Arsenal, Balto, The Mall, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, and the lake along the way, on this tour designed for New York summer evenings. This tour will take place on Thursdays for 6 weeks only.

The tour route involves some stairs and a few inclines. The tour starts at the Doris C. Freedman Plaza at Fifth Avenue and 60th Street.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review these 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 Central Park Conservancy's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

Location: Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557f12c1d1b7a.jpg Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Syfy Movies with a View: Friday]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/syfy-movies-with-a-view-friday http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/syfy-movies-with-a-view-friday Date: August 6, 2015

After getting fired, Craig and his best friend Smokey spend the day chilling and helping their neighborhoods.

The evening begins with DJ Still Life and the short film Tiger Hood, directed by Christopher André Marks. Valet your bike for free with Transportation Alternatives when you arrive! Music starts at 6:00 pm, movie begins at sundown.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7014, -73.9974 Tue, 26 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Screening]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-in-the-square-willy-wonka-and-the-chocolate-factory-screening http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-in-the-square-willy-wonka-and-the-chocolate-factory-screening Date: August 6, 2015

Join the Union Square Partnership as we close out summer with two film screenings in the park! Come along on a sweet journey with a special screening of the 1971 classic "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" on August 6th during Summer in the Square programming.

Seating begins at 6:30 p.m. on the North Plaza of Union Square Park. The movie begins at dusk. Please bring a blanket or mat to sit on. Limited seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 6:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.73658370971680000, -73.98987579345703000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a823e75a1e6.jpg Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Barefoot Dancing: SalsaFest & Nelida Tirado]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/barefoot-dancing-salsafest-nelida-tirado http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/barefoot-dancing-salsafest-nelida-tirado Date: August 6, 2015

Nelida Tirado has been recognized around the globe for her intense grace and powerful style. As one of the most dynamic dancers, she shares a deep passion and talent for Spanish/Flamenco and Latin dance. For Nelida, the differences between the two are immense; from the very style of the dances to the origin of their intricate history. Yet each share a musical equality that reflects on life's personal sentiments of loss, love, death, pain. and joy. The comparisons are distinctive, but the personal connection between the two have led Nelida through one of the most exhilarating and successful dance careers.

For more info vist her webiste.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.8911, -73.8949 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse: Titus Andronicus]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/hudson-warehouse-presents-titus-andronicus http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/hudson-warehouse-presents-titus-andronicus Date: August 6, 2015

The play is set during the latter days of the Roman Empire and tells the fictional story of Titus, a general in the Roman army, who is engaged in a cycle of revenge with Tamora, Queen of the Goths. It is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work and traditionally was one of his least respected plays. Although it was extremely popular in its day, by the later seventeenth century it had fallen out of favour. In the Victorian era, it was disapproved of primarily because of what was considered to be a distasteful use of graphic violence, but from around the middle of the twentieth century its reputation began to improve.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 775-9837

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.792, -73.979 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in Park presents The Merchant of Venice]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/shakespeare-in-park-presents-the-merchant-of-venice http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/shakespeare-in-park-presents-the-merchant-of-venice Date: August 6, 2015

At 7:00 p.m. there will be a kids program by the Hip Hop players that gives the children an introduction to live theater and Shakespeare. After this 20-30 minute section the players will start acting out Shakespeare's classic work, The Merchant of Venice.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793x302

Location: 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.77134323120117000, -73.76530456542969000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/shakespeares-measure-for-measure-presented-by-ny-classical http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/shakespeares-measure-for-measure-presented-by-ny-classical Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 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[Sunset Summer Concerts: The Rhythm Rascals]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/sunset-summer-concerts-the-rhythm-rascals http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/sunset-summer-concerts-the-rhythm-rascals Date: August 6, 2015

The Rhythm Rascals are a jazz and swing band with four horn players and a rhythm section.

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bloomingdale Park

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.53219985961914000, -74.20950317382812000 Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sounds: York Summer College Reunion Band]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-sounds-stell-snuggs http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/summer-sounds-stell-snuggs Date: August 6, 2015

Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of Jazz music performed by the York College Summer Reunion Band.

Presented by Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7272

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Writers Workshop - Short Story 3.0]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bryant-park-reading-room-writers-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/bryant-park-reading-room-writers-workshop Date: August 6, 2015

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

Facilitated by: Miranda McLeod, Master of Fine Arts, New York University

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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75419998168945000, -73.98329925537110000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Happy Hour Hatha Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-happy-hour-hatha-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/union-square-park-summer-in-the-square-happy-hour-hatha-workout Date: August 6, 2015

Enjoy a cocktail of breath and movement as you sip in sweet air and sweat out the stress of the day. Creative flow sequences move you from one energizing asana to another, while linking each movement with your breath. Your body will be enlivened, energized, and ready to take on anything.

Please visit Summer in the Square to confirm that the event is taking place.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7366, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5570ce82a426a.jpg Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba Under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway Date: August 6, 2015

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

Sponsored by Sweet and Low.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Seaside Playground

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Q422 Seaside Playground 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:30 pm 8:45 pm 40.5806, -73.8309 Wed, 06 May 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Danc'in Machine]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/waterfront-concert-series-2015-dancin-machine http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/waterfront-concert-series-2015-dancin-machine Date: August 6, 2015

With four great vocalists, a burning horn section, and lots of groovy percussion, the band recaptures the authentic look and sound of the disco era.

Nothing here but the "Real Deal" and we’re keeping it that way for the diehard fans of 70’s Disco! Nowhere else can you experience the sound, power, and feel of authentic disco played exactly the way you remember. Pair that with one of the best stage shows.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.7787, -73.9231 Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[A Ray of Elvis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/a-ray-of-elvis http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/a-ray-of-elvis Date: August 6, 2015

Enjoy a performance by one of today's premiere Elvis tribute artists!

Sponsored by The Forest Park Trust.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/shakespeare-in-the-park-cymbeline http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/shakespeare-in-the-park-cymbeline Date: August 6, 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 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts in the Gardens: Prey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/prey http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/prey Date: August 6, 2015

Shannon Hummel/Cora Dance’s work “Prey” has had a long and varied journey. Begun in 2008, the piece has been re-imagined in a myriad of locations: from the hallways, airshafts, offices and roof of a 3-story building to a nearly 200 year old cathedral to the formal stage, this work that focused on adapting and surviving has itself become an exercise in re-invention. In 2015, the work was commissioned to be turned into a film, which will be shot on location in the Catskill Mountains of NY in 2016.

As an exercise in using this entirely new type of environment as the "habitat" for “Prey”, New York Restoration Project and BAM will present two live informal performances of material from “Prey” during two Thursday evenings in August (August 6 and 13 at 8pm) in the Gil Hodges Community Garden on Carroll Street between 3rd and 4th Aves. Audiences may sit, stand or wander through this intimate greenspace and through the dance itself.

The 30 minute performance will be followed by an artist-audience talkback conversation about where this work has been and where we it may go in this final phase.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Gil Hodges Community Garden

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2015-08-06 2015-08-06 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.67599868774414000, -73.98480224609375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5583035cc34a8.png Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Celebrate Brooklyn: LeeSaar The Company, Ohad Naharin & Guest Dancers from Batsheva Dance Company]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/celebrate-brooklyn-leesaar-the-company-ohad-naharin-guest-dancers-from-batsheva-dance-company http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/celebrate-brooklyn-leesaar-the-company-ohad-naharin-guest-dancers-from-batsheva-dance-company Date: August 6, 2015

Founded in Tel Aviv by Lee Sher and Saar Harari in 2000 and now based in NYC, LeeSaar is “a gutsy, brainy modern-dance troupe” (NY Times) with a highly theatrical approach. Props, costumes, and pantomime punctuate their Gaga-inspired movement to form a delightful brand of avant-garde.

The program also includes a duet by their greatest influence and one of the most brilliant living choreographers, Israeli visionary OHAD NAHARIN, performed by guest dancers from his Batsheva Dance Company. Naharin developed the Gaga technique with Batsheva in the 90s and has continued to build and refine its vocabulary over three decades.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Bandshell (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.66299819946289000, -73.97660064697266000 Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night: The Blackout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/movie-nightthe-blackout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/movie-nightthe-blackout Date: August 6, 2015

Bring your blankets and the family to enjoy a movie night and the Knicks Groove truck.

In the summer of 2003, the Entertainers Basketball Classic (EBC) in Harlem New York took the nation by storm and put the world of street ball on notice by bringing the biggest stars of hip hop, sports, and politics together in one place. Highlighted by hip hop rivals Jay Z and Fat Joe along with their star studded teams, EBC was set to have the most anticipated championship in street ball history. Thousands filled the street of Harlem, and with standing room at Rucker Park the lights went out, and never came back on. The largest blackout in U.S History crippled Manhattan and EBC Championship game. The Blackout sorts through the gossip, rumors, and urban legends as it turns the lights back on at Rucker Park and retells the story

Start time: 8:10 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center

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X261 West Bronx Recreation Center 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 8:10 pm 10:00 pm 40.84410095214844000, -73.91880035400390000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d62d27bf04.jpg Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Journey to the Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/journey-to-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/journey-to-the-stars Date: August 6, 2015

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Dreamgirls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/movies-in-the-parks-dreamgirls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/06/movies-in-the-parks-dreamgirls Date: August 6, 2015

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

Deena (Beyoncé Knowles),Effie (Jennifer Hudson) and Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose) form a music trio called the Dreamettes. When ambitious manager Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie Foxx) spots the act at a talent show, he offers the chance of a lifetime, to be backup singers for a national star (Eddie Murphy). Taylor takes creative control of the group and eventually pushes the singers into the spotlight. However, one becomes the star, forcing another out, which teaches them about the high cost of fame.

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 or smoking. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:45 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8935

Location: Turf Field (in Brownsville Playground)

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B270 Brownsville Playground 2015-08-06 2015-08-06 8:45 pm 10:30 pm 40.65659332275390600, -73.90232086181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b90fc970ce2.jpg Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Good Morning America Summer Concert: Luke Bryan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/good-morning-america-summer-concert-luke-bryan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/good-morning-america-summer-concert-luke-bryan Date: August 7, 2015

The 2015 Summer Concert Series returns for the seventh year in Central Park, home of the SummerStage, where music’s biggest names will perform live every Friday.

See performances by country music artist Luke Bryan, live at Rumsey Playfield on Friday, August 7.

All concerts are free to the public and will take place live during "Good Morning America," Fridays from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. ET. Information on how to attend a summer concert in Central Park can be found with the full line-up on gmaconcerts.com.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-08-07 2015-08-07 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.7728, -73.9702 Fri, 22 May 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: August 7, 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 2015-08-07 2015-08-07 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[CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance Date: August 7, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-08-07 2015-08-07 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Women in Comics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/women-in-comics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/women-in-comics Date: August 7, 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 2015-08-07 2015-08-07 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Farmers Market Fridays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/farmers-market-friday http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/farmers-market-friday Date: August 7, 2015

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-08-07 2015-08-07 8:30 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Living Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/exhibition-living-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/exhibition-living-landmarks Date: August 7, 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 2015-08-07 2015-08-07 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579a9b9eb700.jpg Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Adventures in Time Summer History Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/07/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp Date: August 7, 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 2015-08-07 2015-08-07 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.89114379882812500, -73.89489746093750000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT