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, 01 Sep 2015 10:09:34 GMT <![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/summer-sports-experience3 Date: June 3, 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: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 263-1163

Location: Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center)

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Q401 Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7322, -73.865 Mon, 11 May 2015 10:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio Present: Pop Up Arte & Storytelling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte-storytelling Date: June 3, 2015

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

Visit us at this site or elsewhere:

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Poor Richard's Playground (3rd Ave. & 109th St.)

Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Martin Luther King Playground (Central Harlem, Lenox Ave. & 114th St.)

Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mae Grant Playground (104th St. between Madison & Park Aves.)

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Cherry Tree Park

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M215 Cherry Tree Park 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.7872, -73.9472 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids in Culture: Chess Class in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/kids-in-culture-chess-class-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/kids-in-culture-chess-class-in-the-park Date: June 3, 2015

The Washington Square Association, NYC Parks, the Salmagundi Club and the Marshall Chess Club have partnered to provide free, fun kids activities in Washington Square Park the last week of May and the first week of June.

The Marshall Chess Club instructors are very experienced, including tournament level players, all anxious to introduce kids to "The Royal Game." These free classes will take place Wednesdays and Fridays at 3:30 to 5:30 beginning Wednesday, May 27 through Friday, June 5. We will meet in the north west corner plaza. (Rain dates tbd).

Find out more and RSVP here: http://www.washingtonsquarenyc.org/washington-square-family-events

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Washington Square Park

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 3:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.7315, -73.9975 Tue, 26 May 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Teens Healthy Eating & Healthy Living Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/teens-healthy-eating-healthy-living-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/teens-healthy-eating-healthy-living-workshop Date: June 3, 2015

Join us as we teach the teens of the community about healthy eating and healthy living. Our fitness instructor will be conducting a fitness challenge called "Battle of the Tire and Ropes." Fruit smoothies will be made at the end of the class for participants!

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 387-7687

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

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M033 Hamilton Fish Park 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 3:30 pm 6:00 pm 40.7198, -73.9818 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5564e2863e35d.jpg Tue, 26 May 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Body Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-body-sculpt Date: June 3, 2015

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/zumba Date: June 3, 2015

This Zumba exercise workout blends Latin and African dance movement.

Start time: 5:45 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x302

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 5:45 pm 6:45 pm 40.7898, -73.7848 Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[National Running Day: St. Mary's Park First Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/st-marys-park-hosts-first-ever-annual-5k-fun-runwalk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/st-marys-park-hosts-first-ever-annual-5k-fun-runwalk Date: June 3, 2015

St. Mary's Park is hosting its first ever Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk to celebrate National Running Day!

Everyone is invited to celebrate National Running Day on Wednesday, June 3rd for a three-lap run/walk around St. Mary’s Park. Everyone is welcome: all ages and all fitness levels. Finishers will receive a commemorative five-borough bandanna, while supplies last.

Runners will be able to quench their thirst at a complementary water station.

Registration is FREE and begins at 6PM. Take off is at 6:30PM.

The start will be located near the entrance at East 149th Street and Eagle Avenue.

With the launch of an annual 5K run, NY Road Runners in collaboration with the NYC Parks, Friends of St. Mary’s Park, and Partnerships for Parks aims to create a weekly running group at the park. If interested, please contact Barbara.Nikonorow@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: St. Mary's Annual 5K Start

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2015-06-03 2015-06-03 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.8138, -73.9118 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Pump]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-pump Date: June 3, 2015

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park June Ping Pong Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/bryant-park-june-ping-pong-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/bryant-park-june-ping-pong-tournament Date: June 3, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551d7a07430d0.JPG Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Dancing in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/dancing-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/dancing-in-bryant-park Date: June 3, 2015

This social dance party features popular dance instructors plus an incredible band each week, and is hosted and produced by Talia Castro-Pozo.

From novices to experts, all are welcome. Lessons 6:00 – 7:00p.m., followed by dancing to live music 7:00 – 8:30p.m.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7541, -73.9845 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55156fda8d382.jpg Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: June 3, 2015

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199c9875bef.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Sid Horenstein Talk: High Bridge History]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/highbridge-water-tower-and-croton-system-history-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/highbridge-water-tower-and-croton-system-history-walk Date: June 3, 2015

After 40 long years, the High Bridge is finally reopening this year! Brush up on your history before it opens.

Join Sid Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, and learn about the importance of the oldest bridge in New York City and its impact on your community.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.8426, -73.9343 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555fa0132ef84.jpg Thu, 28 May 2015 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Final Workshops for the Jamaica Bay Implementation Plan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/final-workshops-for-the-jamaica-bay-implementation-plan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/final-workshops-for-the-jamaica-bay-implementation-plan Date: June 3, 2015

Please join NYC DOT, along with the Regional Plan Association, the National Parks Service, and the NYC Parks for the final round of workshops for the Jamaica Bay Implementation Plan. Share your thoughts, reactions, and input to the plan for the future of this 28-mile network of bicycle and pedestrian paths connecting parks, wetlands, and beaches surrounding Jamaica Bay.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 546-4318

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center

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2015-06-03 2015-06-03 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.6086, -73.9375 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555355420e503.jpg Wed, 13 May 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba: Latin Dance Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/free-zumba-and-kukuwa http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/free-zumba-and-kukuwa Date: June 3, 2015

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

This class meets on June 3 & 17 and July 1, 15, and 29.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Brooklyn Community Garden

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2015-06-03 2015-06-03 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6921, -73.9553 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5566298f8948c.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Dancing Under the Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/dancing-under-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/dancing-under-the-stars Date: June 3, 2015

First 45 minutes is a free dance lesson followed by 45 minutes to use your new skills in open dance. July 29th will include a live band.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x302

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7898, -73.7848 Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Inwood Shakespeare Festival: Hamlet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/inwood-shakespeare-festivalwilliam-shakespeares-hamlet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/inwood-shakespeare-festivalwilliam-shakespeares-hamlet Date: June 3, 2015

The Inwood Shakespeare Festival was conceived and developed by Ted Minos as a way to bring free professional theatre and music to the Northern Manhattan community. NYC Parks is delighted to partner with Moose Hall Theatre Company in their high caliber productions of Shakespeare for the wonderful communities of Inwood, Washington Heights, Harlem, and beyond!

Due to the nature of outdoor theatre, in the event of rain, or other conditions, performances may be delayed or canceled, but we will perform if and when it seems possible. Cancellation notice will not be posted until after 7:30 p.m. on the scheduled night of the performance.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 567-5255

Location: The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.8744, -73.9205 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557a0437f3692.jpg Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Celebrate Brooklyn: Chaka Khan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/celebrate-brooklyn-chaka-khan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/celebrate-brooklyn-chaka-khan Date: June 3, 2015

Celebrate Brooklyn! will kick off their 37th year at the Bandshell with none other than the “Queen of Funk” herself, Chaka Khan.

An international icon who has won ten Grammys and released 22 albums during her 40-year career, Chaka will set the Bandshell on fire with her burning soul/funk grooves and soaring vocals that touch the sky!

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 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.663, -73.9766 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest Date: June 3, 2015

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Tue, 26 May 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Core and More]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-core-and-more http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-core-and-more Date: June 4, 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: June 4, 2015

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

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

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55145e35cc67f.JPG Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: June 4, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi for Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/tai-chi-for-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/tai-chi-for-beginners Date: June 4, 2015

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Master Story Tellers Exhibition (Extended)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/master-story-tellers-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/master-story-tellers-exhibition Date: June 4, 2015

Classic tales from Hans Christian Anderson, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe, and other master story tellers inspire nineteen children's book artists who create illustrations for children age three through teens in the exhibit MASTER STORY TELLERS.

"These are the classic stories you grew up with as a child interpreted for a contemporary audience," said Donna Miskend, the exhibit curator.

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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f5face9c59.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/tai-chi-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/tai-chi-beginners Date: June 4, 2015

Learn basic movements and the correct Tai Chi walk to help improve balance.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 29 May 2015 13:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue Date: June 4, 2015

Artist Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals (an iconic scientific image of individual atoms manipulated with a scanning tunneling microscope), snake skeletons, nests and constellations.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-06-04 2015-06-04 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55316a4e7ba86.jpg Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/yoga-class Date: June 4, 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/fitness-walk Date: June 4, 2015

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

Adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

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

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Mariella Bisson: Sunlight, Water and Gravity]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/exhibition-mariella-bisson-sunlight-water-and-gravity http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/exhibition-mariella-bisson-sunlight-water-and-gravity Date: June 4, 2015

Mariella Bisson’s large-scale, mixed media paintings of picturesque waterfalls in upstate New York are coupled with her preparatory drawings and watercolors in Sunlight, Water and Gravity. Her paintings, created with hundreds of pieces of layered paper, teeter on the edge of abstraction and representation. The overlapping paper replicates the texture of rushing water and rock strata. Motion, gravity, and the endlessness of geological time are as much the subject of Bisson’s paintings as the actual waterfalls.

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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/553526dd9d9c9.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Dance/Movement Class: Dances for a Variable Population]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/dancemovement-class-dances-for-a-variable-population http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/dancemovement-class-dances-for-a-variable-population Date: June 4, 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Mon, 18 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Fledglings: Early Childhood Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/fledglings-early-childhood-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/fledglings-early-childhood-program Date: June 4, 2015

Join Prospect Park Alliance Naturalists in a new early childhood program for parents and caregivers with children ages 18-36 months.

Children will develop self-reliance, creativity, and problem-solving skills through outdoor play-based activities. Focusing on a different theme every week, children will begin to appreciate nature. The program will include opportunities for mini nature-walks, animal encounters, nature play, and story time.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 11 May 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/join-the-battery-conservancy-as-a-horticulture-volunteer Date: June 4, 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7029, -74.0157 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5511a3d5f11e0.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Resiliency and Elements Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/resiliency-and-elements http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/resiliency-and-elements Date: June 4, 2015

The Lenape Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition featuring an amalgam of works by Staten Island artists and natural infrastructure projects implemented to make New York City more storm resilient and sustainable.

The opening reception will be held Thursday, April 16 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551835104e9c8.jpeg Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/stretching-toning-relaxation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/stretching-toning-relaxation Date: June 4, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 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/2015/06/04/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/summer-exhibitions Date: June 4, 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Landscape Painting Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/landscape-painting-workshop-begins http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/landscape-painting-workshop-begins Date: June 4, 2015

How does climate change alter your perspective of the landscape? Join artist Rachael Wren and explore how to mix colors, make composition choices, and use your paint brush in new ways.

Classes include demonstrations, individual guidance, and gentle critiques. All levels welcome. Limited supplies provided. This series continues June 11, 18,& 25, and July & 9.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5565ffa8ac934.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at McLaughlin Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park Date: June 4, 2015

Please note: 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: (917) 272-8453

Location: McLaughlin Park

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B061 McLaughlin Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 10:30 am 1:00 pm 40.6965, -73.9861 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live Date: June 4, 2015

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 10:30 am 11:00 am 40.7749, -73.9912 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/550091b0bb35f.JPG Thu, 02 Apr 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/central-park-tour-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/central-park-tour-north-woods Date: June 4, 2015

The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City. Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.

The tour route involves hills, stairs, and uneven terrain. Tour starts at the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues), and ends at the Pool (103rd Street and Central Park West)

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5522d3f773fa5.jpg Tue, 07 Apr 2015 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Garden Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/waterfront-garden-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/waterfront-garden-tour Date: June 4, 2015

Take a tour of our waterfront garden! Located along the coast of the East River, the garden offers year-round beauty, from spring blooming daffodils and narcissus, to winter blooming witchhazel and amamellis.

Join an experienced member of Randall's Island's horticulture department and learn about the flowers that are growing on the island along the waterside. You will be able to enjoy breath-taking views of Manhattan while you explore the winding paths of our shade garden.

All are welcome and no fee is required. We will be meeting at the Randall's Island side of the 103rd St. footbridge. A Randall's Island Park Alliance staff member will be on site approximately 10 minutes prior to the tour to greet you.

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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555a56aeb40ff.jpg Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bubble Fest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/bubble-fest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/bubble-fest Date: June 4, 2015

Blow bubbles, make bubbles, and pop bubbles!

Come with your best bubble-blowing skills and impress for all.

This is a free outdoor family event.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8937

Location: Vincent V Abate Playground (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7213, -73.9498 Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/brooklyn-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/brooklyn-day Date: June 4, 2015

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Deputy Brooklyn Borough President Diana Reyna, in partnership with Councilmember Alan Maisel, New York State Senator John L. Sampson, and Assemblymember Roxanne Persaud, invite you to Brooklyn Day!

Enjoy a family-friendly and fun-filled day in the park!

There will be free sports and fitness clinics. Guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair.

Rain or shine.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park)

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B018 Canarsie Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.629, -73.896 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Thrower Power]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-thrower-power http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-thrower-power Date: June 4, 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Field Day!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/field-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/field-day Date: June 4, 2015

Take part in our free, kids field day! Play games like soccer, parachute, and steal the bacon. Plus more! Public schools are closed so come enjoy the day with us!

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 11:30 am 2:30 pm 40.8769, -73.8765 Thu, 28 May 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/greenwood-training-64 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/greenwood-training-64 Date: June 4, 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!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Front gate of cemetery at 500 25th Street

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2015-06-04 2015-06-04 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.65905716411500000, -73.99573087692300000 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum Date: June 4, 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/bryant-park-juggling Date: June 4, 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/nature-exploration Date: June 4, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/yoga-at-morrisjumel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/yoga-at-morrisjumel Date: June 4, 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55301789374c7.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/learn-to-draw Date: June 4, 2015

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

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:23 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/summer-sports-experience1 Date: June 4, 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 Bronx Borough Coordinator Christopher Suarez (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.8108, -73.9147 Mon, 04 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/summer-sports-experience2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/summer-sports-experience2 Date: June 4, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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 Manhattan Borough Coordinator Anthony Traverso (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 927-2012

Location: Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 2:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.8426, -73.9343 Thu, 28 May 2015 10:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Seeds Under the Spotlight]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/seeds-under-the-spotlight http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/seeds-under-the-spotlight Date: June 4, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Seeds are amazing little packages that move by rolling on the ground, flying through the air, floating in water or "hitching" a ride on passerby’s. We will take a hike to look for seeds in their many forms from acorns to pinecones to walnuts. Using our high-powered microscopes, we will then take a closer look to discover how these amazing seeds can move and grow into new flowers and trees.

This program is designed for ages 8 and up and their adult chaperones and is sponsored by Councilwoman Debi Rose. Meet at the Nevada Avenue entrance to High Rock Park. Registration required.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 Thu, 04 Jun 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Obstacle Course Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-obstacle-course-playground Date: June 4, 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/summer-sports-experience3 Date: June 4, 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: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 263-1163

Location: Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center)

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Q401 Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7322, -73.865 Mon, 11 May 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids in Culture Class: Salmagundi "Plein Air" Painting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/kids-in-culture-class-salmagundi-plein-air-painting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/kids-in-culture-class-salmagundi-plein-air-painting Date: June 4, 2015

The Washington Square Association, NYC Parks, the Salmagundi Club and the Marshall Chess Club have partnered to provide free, fun kids activities in Washington Square Park the last week of May and the first week of June.

The painting class will be taught by some of the Club's eminent artists who have enthusiastically embraced the opportunity to reach budding artists. This series will begin on Tuesday May 26. It. will take place twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30 to 5:30, through June 4. We will meet in the north west corner plaza of the park

Find out more and RSVP here: http://www.washingtonsquarenyc.org/washington-square-family-events

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Washington Square Park

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 3:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.7315, -73.9975 Tue, 26 May 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/garden-crew-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/garden-crew-training-session Date: June 4, 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 4:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.8574, -73.9216 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Summer Series Kick Off]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/childrens-summer-series-kick-off http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/childrens-summer-series-kick-off Date: June 4, 2015

Join us as we kick off our children's summer events with fun activities for the whole family. TD Bank will be hosting workshops and bringing their eco-friendly "Mobile Forest: Rooted in NYC" exhibit. Take a tour inside the 'forest', snap a photo and learn how TD is helping our local woodlands. Balloon making will be at 5 p.m. folowed by a 6 p.m. performance of Puppets in the Park's of "Tales of Briar Rabbit".

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Dry Harbor Playground (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7025, -73.8677 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Adaptive Wheelchair Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/adaptive-wheelchair-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/adaptive-wheelchair-softball Date: June 4, 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 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[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Miles in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-miles-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-miles-in-the-park Date: June 4, 2015

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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/bryant-park-yoga Date: June 4, 2015

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 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[Hudson Warehouse: Henry IV Part I]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/hudson-warehouse-presents http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/hudson-warehouse-presents Date: June 4, 2015

Henry IV, Part 1 depicts a span of history that begins with Hotspur's battle at Homildon in Northumberland against the Douglas late in 1402, and ends with the defeat of the rebels at Shrewsbury in the middle of 1403.

The mission of Hudson Warehouse is to present the classics in exciting productions inspired by our past and relevant to our present day. We want to educate the novice and enthrall the well-versed. We embrace the traditional and innovative, the classical and the modern classic. Through the dedication, passion and intelligence of all our theater artists, we bring these works to life. When our work elicits a true emotional response from an audience member, this experience reaffirms that theatre is a "ware" that is essential to daily life.

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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.792, -73.979 Thu, 28 May 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Evenings in the Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/summer-evenings-in-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/summer-evenings-in-the-garden Date: June 4, 2015

Every Thursday in June and July, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden are open until 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. This opening celebration includes a guided house tour and free admission from 5 to 8, rain or shine.

Start time: 6:30 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 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit Opening: Carbon Contrast]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/exhibit-opening-carbon-contrast http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/exhibit-opening-carbon-contrast Date: June 4, 2015

Juxtaposing early Dutch farm life and today’s landscape of culture and technology, Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Alliance and Inwood artist Ben- Cristo have partnered to bring forward a site-specific art installation giving a modern perspective to the 231-year-old site. Come join us for the reopening of the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum by RSVP'ing here. There will be music by the Upper Manhattan Jazz Collective.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)

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M026 Dyckman House Museum 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.8675, -73.9229 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555f7d1ba661d.jpg Fri, 22 May 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Silberman School of Social Work Garden: Neighborhood Visioning Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/silberman-school-of-social-work-garden-neighborhood-visioning-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/silberman-school-of-social-work-garden-neighborhood-visioning-workshop Date: June 4, 2015

Come, join and participate in a public community visioning workshop on open space, recreation and culture.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-6001

Location: Silberman School of Social Work Garden

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2015-06-04 2015-06-04 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7998, -73.9389 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Hangouts: Medley of Presentations, Conversations, and Performances]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/hangouts-medley-of-presentations-conversations-and-performances http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/hangouts-medley-of-presentations-conversations-and-performances Date: June 4, 2015

Join the Van Alen Institute as they reflect on hangouts, exploring both personal experiences and physical spaces in a medley of music, provocations, and presentations. How do communities appropriate urban space? How is the experience of hanging out different for different people? Enjoy a series of questions in a night of fast-paced performance and conversation.

Participants: Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Young Men’s Ensemble; Dan D’Oca, INTERBORO Partners; Paula Z. Segal, Executive Director and Legal Director of the NYC Community Land Access Program, 596 Acres; Ophira Eisenberg, host of Ask Me Another, stand-up comedian, and author; Commissioner Mitchell Silver, FAICP, Department of Parks and Recreation; and more.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: BRIC Arts Media House

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2015-06-04 2015-06-04 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.6887, -73.9791 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Partnerships Academy: Stewardship 101: How To Get Involved With Your Community Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/partnerships-academy-stewardship-101-how-to-get-involved-with-your-community-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/partnerships-academy-stewardship-101-how-to-get-involved-with-your-community-park Date: June 4, 2015

Do you care about the NYC parks, trees, and green spaces where you work or live? Want to do more to help out?

The Partnerships Academy is a free training program that supports community-based park groups and individual volunteers to achieve success. Whether you are new to volunteering in parks, or already involved, this training will help you get clear on your next step.

At this training, you will:

  • Get connected to free tools, paint, and supplies to run your own park project
  • Learn what a "Friends of" park group is and how you can join or start one
  • Get tips on the best NYC resources for green space enthusiasts
  • Find out how your company or group can volunteer in parks
  • Learn from other New Yorkers who have made a difference in their parks and communities

Please register here for this event.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 788-1965

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

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.5309, -74.1778 Mon, 11 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Inwood Shakespeare Festival: Hamlet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/inwood-shakespeare-festivalwilliam-shakespeares-hamlet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/inwood-shakespeare-festivalwilliam-shakespeares-hamlet Date: June 4, 2015

The Inwood Shakespeare Festival was conceived and developed by Ted Minos as a way to bring free professional theatre and music to the Northern Manhattan community. NYC Parks is delighted to partner with Moose Hall Theatre Company in their high caliber productions of Shakespeare for the wonderful communities of Inwood, Washington Heights, Harlem, and beyond!

Due to the nature of outdoor theatre, in the event of rain, or other conditions, performances may be delayed or canceled, but we will perform if and when it seems possible. Cancellation notice will not be posted until after 7:30 p.m. on the scheduled night of the performance.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 567-5255

Location: The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.8744, -73.9205 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557a0437f3692.jpg Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: A.K.A. Doc Pomus]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/movies-in-the-parks-aka-doc-pomus http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/movies-in-the-parks-aka-doc-pomus Date: June 4, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free movies this summer!

A.K.A. Doc Pomus tells the story of Brooklyn-born Jerome Felder, who reinvented himself as Doc Pomus, a rock n' roll legend. After being paralyzed by polio as a child, Pomus became an iconic blues singer and songwriter, creating such hits as "Save the Last Dance for Me", "This Magic Moment", "A Teenager in Love" and more! Be inspired by his story, featuring an all-star cast of rockers like B.B. King, Joan Osborn, Shawn Colvin, Ben E. King and Dion. This movie is NR (Not Rated), so parents' discretion is advised.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

This movie is part of the Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary celebration, and is brought to you in conjunction with the NYC Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities. Visit the ADA25NYC site to learn more.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Park Pool Deck (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7202, -73.9497 Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/shakespeare-in-the-park-the-tempest Date: June 4, 2015

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Tue, 26 May 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Orangerie: Intermediate Level]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/yoga-in-the-orangerieintermediate-level http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/yoga-in-the-orangerieintermediate-level Date: June 5, 2015

The benefits of yoga are well known: de-stress, get strong and flexible, and have fun!

Deepen your practice in a steady, mindful approach at the intermediate level. This class is taught by certified yoga teacher Ann Casapini in a serene, sunlit space.

The ten-class series meets on Fridays; class size limited to 12. Please bring your own mat. Registration and pre-payment required (718) 885-1461 or info@bpmm.org.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 7:00 am 8:15 am 40.8719, -73.8055 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:00:08 EST
<![CDATA[Good Morning America Summer Concert: Florence + the Machine]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/good-morning-america-summer-concert-florence-the-machine http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/good-morning-america-summer-concert-florence-the-machine Date: June 5, 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.

Enjoy performances by the rock band Florence + the Machine at Rumsey Playfield on Friday, June 5.

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 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.7728, -73.9702 Fri, 22 May 2015 11:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Master Story Tellers Exhibition (Extended)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/master-story-tellers-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/master-story-tellers-exhibition Date: June 5, 2015

Classic tales from Hans Christian Anderson, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe, and other master story tellers inspire nineteen children's book artists who create illustrations for children age three through teens in the exhibit MASTER STORY TELLERS.

"These are the classic stories you grew up with as a child interpreted for a contemporary audience," said Donna Miskend, the exhibit curator.

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 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f5face9c59.jpg Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing for Hope Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/sing-for-hope-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/sing-for-hope-piano Date: June 5, 2015

The Sing for Hope Pianos is a public art installation that brings brightly colored pianos to the parks and public spaces of NYC's five boroughs for anyone and everyone to play.

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 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 8:00 am 5:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 29 May 2015 13:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-going-the-distance Date: June 5, 2015

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 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 11 May 2015 17:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/art-in-the-garden-nature-science-in-dialogue Date: June 5, 2015

Artist Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals (an iconic scientific image of individual atoms manipulated with a scanning tunneling microscope), snake skeletons, nests and constellations.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-06-05 2015-06-05 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55316a4e7ba86.jpg Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Orangerie: Gentle Level One]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/yoga-in-the-orangeriegentle-level-one http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/yoga-in-the-orangeriegentle-level-one Date: June 5, 2015

The benefits of yoga are well known: de-stress, get strong and flexible, and have fun!

Deepen your practice in a steady, mindful approach and learn the basics of yoga in this beginner class.

This class is taught by certified yoga teacher Ann Casapini in a serene, sunlit space. The ten-class series meets on Fridays; class size limited to 12. Please bring your own mat. Registration and pre-payment is required at (718) 885.1461 or info@bpmm.org.

Start time: 8:45 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 8:45 am 10:00 am 40.8719, -73.8055 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Mariella Bisson: Sunlight, Water and Gravity]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/exhibition-mariella-bisson-sunlight-water-and-gravity http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/exhibition-mariella-bisson-sunlight-water-and-gravity Date: June 5, 2015

Mariella Bisson’s large-scale, mixed media paintings of picturesque waterfalls in upstate New York are coupled with her preparatory drawings and watercolors in Sunlight, Water and Gravity. Her paintings, created with hundreds of pieces of layered paper, teeter on the edge of abstraction and representation. The overlapping paper replicates the texture of rushing water and rock strata. Motion, gravity, and the endlessness of geological time are as much the subject of Bisson’s paintings as the actual waterfalls.

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 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/553526dd9d9c9.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing For Hope Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/sing-for-hope-piano1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/sing-for-hope-piano1 Date: June 5, 2015

The Sing for Hope Pianos is a public art installation that brings brightly-colored pianos to the parks and public spaces of NYC's five boroughs for anyone and everyone to play.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 829-0156

Location: Owen Dolen Golden Age Center (in Owen F. Dolen Park)

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X016 Owen F. Dolen Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.8406, -73.8428 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5579e93c1082b.jpg Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Parents and I Chalk Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-parents-and-i-chalk-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-parents-and-i-chalk-art Date: June 5, 2015

Looking for an activity to participate in with your child? Come work together and collaborate as we develop their imagination and create one of a kind masterpieces. Along with their adult, children will create theme inspired chalk art that will promote creativity and utilize their imagination.

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 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Resiliency and Elements Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/resiliency-and-elements http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/resiliency-and-elements Date: June 5, 2015

The Lenape Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition featuring an amalgam of works by Staten Island artists and natural infrastructure projects implemented to make New York City more storm resilient and sustainable.

The opening reception will be held Thursday, April 16 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551835104e9c8.jpeg Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/summer-exhibitions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/summer-exhibitions Date: June 5, 2015

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55886d9d8fa4a.jpg Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-total-body-boot-camp Date: June 5, 2015

Total Body Boot Camp is a full body, high intensity workout that will focus on improving overall fitness and building strength. Using light weights and body weight exercises, we’ll activate and develop primary muscle groups as well as secondary, less utilized muscles that get overlooked. By focusing on the entire body, Total Body Boot Camp will allow muscles to trigger simultaneously in order to optimize your results!

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 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: June 5, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557b40985853e.jpg Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Drifting in Daylight]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/drifting-in-daylight http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/drifting-in-daylight Date: June 5, 2015

Drifting in Daylight is a dreamy springtime pathway of art that winds through the world’s most iconic park. The multi-part art installation includes performative, participatory, and perceptual work by artists Spencer Finch, Alicia Framis, Nina Katchadourian, Ragnar Kjartansson, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, David Levine, Karyn Olivier, and Lauri Stallings + glo. These works include a soft-serve ice cream truck serving free cones containing ice cream the color of a Central Park sunset, a boat filled with musicians floating on the Harlem Meer, and actors quietly performing moments from iconic movie scenes shot in the park.

As the centerpiece of Central Park Conservancy’s 35th anniversary celebration, this free public exhibition aims to draw visitors into the park’s beautiful north end, much of which has been expertly restored by the Conservancy. The six-weekend show will tempt visitors to transcend their busy lives, losing themselves along a playful trail of sensory experiences.

Visit the Drifting in Daylight website for more information and a detailed map.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Conservatory Garden (in Central Park),The Great Hill (in Central Park),Harlem Meer near Malcolm X Blvd Entrance (in Central Park),Path around Harlem Meer (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7937, -73.9522; 40.7977, -73.9587; 40.7975, -73.9532; 40.7953, -73.9519 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5550d406e8878.JPG Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/nature-exploration Date: June 5, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/shape-up-nyc-cardio-toning Date: June 5, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:14 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/bryant-park-juggling Date: June 5, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities4 Date: June 5, 2015

The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength. It also offers swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6969 ext. 0

Location: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

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Q448 Roy Wilkins Recreation Center 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.6881, -73.7701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:21 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Fencing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/bryant-park-fencing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/bryant-park-fencing Date: June 5, 2015

Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided.

Call (212) 382-2255 to pre-register or take a chance and drop by. Must be 16 or older to participate.

For more information, check out the Fencing post on the Bryant Park Blog.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 1:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.7528, -73.9816 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c5d9ace645.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/central-park-tour-midpark-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/central-park-tour-midpark-welcome-tour Date: June 5, 2015

Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.

The tour route involves many hills, stairs, and uneven terrain. Tour starts in front of the Alexander von Humboldt statue (77th Street and Central Park West), and ends at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street)

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.7794, -73.9734 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5522d48944911.jpg Tue, 07 Apr 2015 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Hansborough Pool & Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities1 Date: June 5, 2015

The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, felxibility, mobilty, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength. It also offers swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6969 ext. 0

Location: Hansborough Pool & Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center)

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M131 Hansborough Recreation Center 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8128, -73.9393 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:19 EST
<![CDATA[Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Metropolitan Pool & Fitness Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities2 Date: June 5, 2015

The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength. It also offers swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6969 ext. 0

Location: Metropolitan Pool & Fitness Center (in Metropolitan Recreation Center)

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B085 Metropolitan Recreation Center 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.715, -73.9603 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:20 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/summer-sports-experience1 Date: June 5, 2015

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

To get started, please register by email with Bronx Borough Coordinator Christopher Suarez (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.8108, -73.9147 Mon, 04 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/summer-sports-experience2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/summer-sports-experience2 Date: June 5, 2015

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

To get started, please register by email with Manhattan Borough Coordinator Anthony Traverso (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 927-2012

Location: Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 2:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.8426, -73.9343 Mon, 04 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/seasonal-crafts Date: June 5, 2015

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:16 EST
<![CDATA[Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Asser Levy Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities Date: June 5, 2015

Aquatic therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, felxibility. mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength. It also includes swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6969 ext. 0

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

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M164 Asser Levy Playground 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7361, -73.9757 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:17 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/summer-sports-experience3 Date: June 5, 2015

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 263-1163

Location: Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center)

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Q401 Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7322, -73.865 Mon, 11 May 2015 10:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids in Culture: Chess Class in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/kids-in-culture-chess-class-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/kids-in-culture-chess-class-in-the-park Date: June 5, 2015

The Washington Square Association, NYC Parks, the Salmagundi Club and the Marshall Chess Club have partnered to provide free, fun kids activities in Washington Square Park the last week of May and the first week of June.

The Marshall Chess Club instructors are very experienced, including tournament level players, all anxious to introduce kids to "The Royal Game." These free classes will take place Wednesdays and Fridays at 3:30 to 5:30 beginning Wednesday, May 27 through Friday, June 5. We will meet in the north west corner plaza. (Rain dates tbd).

Find out more and RSVP here: http://www.washingtonsquarenyc.org/washington-square-family-events

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Washington Square Park

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M098 Washington Square Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 3:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.7315, -73.9975 Tue, 26 May 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at St. Mary's Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/adapted-swim-program-for-people-with-disabilities3 Date: June 5, 2015

The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength. It also offers swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Start time: 3:45 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6969 ext. 0

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 3:45 pm 5:00 pm 40.8108, -73.9147 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:21 EST
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Instructional Shot Put]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-instructional-shot-put http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/05/ocean-breeze-summer-fitness-instructional-shot-put Date: June 5, 2015

Ever wonder what happens on the “field” during a track & field meet? Join us for a crash course as we introduce you to the Shot Put. This program is dedicated to teaching the explosive movements and techniques of some of the world’s most powerful athletes. Beginner to advanced throwers can benefit from this technical advancement. This program will target both Olympic techniques while observing safety in every aspect. All skills and techniques gathered within this program are transferrable to alternative sports and activities.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2015-06-05 2015-06-05 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 Mon, 11 May 2015 18:00:06 EDT