NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:46:15 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/good-morning-americas-summer-concert-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/good-morning-americas-summer-concert-series Date: June 14, 2013

Good Morning America's free Summer Concert Series is back for it's 5th year. Come and see some of the biggest names in music perform live during Good Morning America every Friday throughout the summer.

Concert Schedule:

June 7 - Little Mix and Emblem

June 14 - Carly Rae Jepsen

June 21 - John Legend

June 28 - Demi Lovato

July 5 - Imagine Dragons

July 12 - OneRepublic

July 19 - Jennifer Lopez*

July 26 - Selena Gomez

August 2 - Ne-Yo

August 9 - Kenny Chesney

August 16 - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

August 23 - The Wanted

August 30 - Alicia Keys

*Tickets in advance required. Visit ABC for more information.

It is suggested to arrive at 6:00am, when the park opens.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park)

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<![CDATA[Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/art-exhibit-fish-crushed-can-story-mixed-media http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/art-exhibit-fish-crushed-can-story-mixed-media Date: June 14, 2013

This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso is created from discarded, crushed aluminum cans found on the streets, and cardboard and burlap from local grocery, along with wordless hand-made books about a fish and a crushed can. This exhibit illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species, and is on display in the Visitor&Administration Building Gallery. Free with Garden admission.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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<![CDATA[Second Annual New York State Museum Week at QBG]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/second-annual-new-york-state-museum-week-at-qbg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/second-annual-new-york-state-museum-week-at-qbg Date: June 14, 2013

Enjoy 50% off admission as we partner with New York State Museum Week. Just mention "Museum Week" at the admission gate (discounts do not apply to parking).

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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<![CDATA[Yoga in the Orangerie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/yoga-in-the-orangerie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/yoga-in-the-orangerie Date: June 14, 2013

The benefits of yoga are well known: de-stress, get strong and flexible, and have fun! This beginner level class is also suitable for those who want to deepen their practice in a steady, mindful approach. Taught by certified Anusara yoga teacher Ann Casapini in a serene, sunlit space. Ten-class series. Class size limited to 12. Registration and pre-payment required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow Pell Mansion

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<![CDATA[Erik Benson: The Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/erik-benson-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/erik-benson-the-park Date: June 14, 2013

Erik Benson’s paintings depict the landscape of everyday metropolitan life, created with thousands of shapes hand-cut from dried sheets of acrylic paint. Benson uses this painstaking compositional technique to capture the complexity of urban development, with its interplay of construction and creative destruction, density and emptiness. Familiar cityscapes emerge as more complex than they initially appear.

Originally I was interested in creating a painting vocabulary that depicted the plasticity and temporality of unexamined things such as playgrounds and construction sites,” says Benson. “These interests have been growing into ideas and concerns that deal with the urban landscape, such as how cities grow and shrink, and what these issues mean to the inhabitants.”

In these vivid new paintings, Benson considers the role and impact of playgrounds, trees and parks within evolving communities, often setting the saturated colors and bold shapes of play equipment and dynamic tree branch patterns against the muted backdrops of the surrounding buildings. Inspired by his neighborhood of Bushwick, Brooklyn, he creates works that are not precise representations, but rather archetypes, at once foreboding and optimistic.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: The Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7676, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5187e57d9d9bb.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Changing Lenses Photo Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/changing-lenses-photo-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/changing-lenses-photo-exhibition Date: June 14, 2013

Students from the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation present a photography exhibition entitled Changing Lenses at Poe Park Visitors Center. The exhibition marks the beginning of a new program that expands arts education for young scientists, and brings their work beyond the walls of the school into the community at large.

Throughout the Spring 2013 semester, nine students in grades 9 – 11 gathered for weekly after-school sessions with UASWC art instructor Jessica Sinclair and teaching artist Mustafa Önder. Using SLR cameras, nine students were introduced to the fundamentals of photography. Emphasis was placed on the communicative properties of image-making: composition, storytelling, and conceptualization. Photographic outings were undertaken throughout the local community, to the Bronx Zoo, and to Bryant Park in Manhattan. The group also took a field trip to the International Center of Photography, where they received a guided tour by a museum educator.

The project is sponsored by Joy of Givings Something, Inc. (JGS), a not-for-profit organization that promotes the art of photography.

Start time: 9:00 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 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/518bc85e16e3c.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing For Hope Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/sing-for-hope-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/sing-for-hope-piano Date: June 14, 2013

Would you like to play our Sing For Hope Piano? Come in/call/schedule a time to play or perform.

Start time: 9:00 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 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Days at Owen Dolen Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/free-admittance-at-owen-dolen-recreation-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/free-admittance-at-owen-dolen-recreation-center Date: June 14, 2013

Every day is FREE at the newly reopened Owen Dolen Recreation Center!

In the month of June, Owen Dolen Recreation Center is completely free for everyone Monday - Saturday. No recreation center membership is required. Check out the facilities!

Featuring: Cardio and strength training, fitness classes, children and teen programs, computer access, arts and culture programs, family fun activities, senior programming.

Center hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 829-0156

Location: Owen Dolen Recreation Center (in Owen F. Dolen Park)

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X016 Owen F. Dolen Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 9:00 am 40.8394, -73.8436 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Catch & Release Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/catch-release-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/catch-release-fishing Date: June 14, 2013

Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must release fish after catching them. Free for families and individuals; groups larger than 5 must reserve at least 2 weeks in advance.

Catch & Release Fishing

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/511bb82a307e4.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[High Line Field Station]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/every-friday-saturday-and-sunday-high-line-field-station http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/every-friday-saturday-and-sunday-high-line-field-station Date: June 14, 2013

Whether it’s your first walk or your hundredth visit, High Line Greeters help you discover a new side of the High Line.

The High Line Field Station is a mobile information cart, staffed by High Line Greeters, a group of knowledgeable volunteers who answer your questions and provide information about the park’s history, design, landscape, and more. The Field Station is also stocked with free resources, like monthly bloom lists, seasonal High Line Art maps, and information about upcoming free events and activities for the whole family.

The High Line Field Station is open Thursdays, from 1:00 – 7:00 PM, and Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM, between Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, September 29. The High Line Field Station will be open on Memorial Day (Monday, May 27) from 1:00 – 7:00 PM.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7429, -74.0072 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Big Apple Circus]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/big-apple-circus http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/big-apple-circus Date: June 14, 2013

Travel back to when circus traditions were born and witness incredible acts that would have had the villagers chattering for days! The courageous mid-air flips and catches of a man on the trapeze. A captivating contortionist whose flexibility is as impressive as her steadfast poise. An agile, adept acrobat and her strapping suitors. A swaying wire act of sure-footed strength and stability. The dizzying delights of a daring inventor in his tumbling, twirling hoop. The stunning, soaring beauty of a pair on aerial straps and a woman held aloft by hanging silks. A jaw-dropping juggling tango team performing to passionate rhythms. Bicyclists whose spinning wheels turn smooth and speedy stunts. Majestic horses with graceful gaits and playful pups with teasing tricks. And what circus would be complete without bumbling clowns who bring the spirit of timeless comedy? It’s all led by an affable Ringmaster and the great Big Apple Circus Band playing the iconic songs of yesteryear. So run away with the Big Apple Circus and relive Big Tops of old in a memorable one-ring show for the ages.

The Big Top is air–conditioned in warm weather. The show runs for just over 2 hours, including a 15 minute intermission.

Call or visit our website to purchase tickets early. The Circus Box Office, located in front of the Big Top at Cunningham Park, will open Saturday, May 18th Tues–Fri, 10am–8pm; Sat–Mon, 10am–6pm. For groups of 15 people or more or for inquiries about wheelchair–accessible seating or for any additional information please call the Ticket Info Line at (800) 922-3772.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (888) 541-3750

Location: The Big Top (in Cunningham Park)

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<![CDATA[Bryant Park Chess]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-chess http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-chess Date: June 14, 2013

Game boards, including chess, checkers, and backgammon, are available for a small fee. Provided by the Marshall Chess Club.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Petanque]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-petanque http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-petanque Date: June 14, 2013

Learn to play pétanque, the popular European game anchored in precision, patience, and camaraderie from members of La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC’s championship-winning club.

Available for parties.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7541, -73.9845 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Le Carrousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-le-carrousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-le-carrousel Date: June 14, 2013

Specially created to complement the park’s French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music.

Also available for parties.
April – May, 11am – 7pm
June – October, 11am – 8pm
(weather permitting)

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-games Date: June 14, 2013

Take a game break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From scrabble and mancala to dominoes and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: June 14, 2013

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Paddles and balls are provided free of charge. Sign up with an attendant in the park to reserve a time slot.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-reading-room http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-reading-room Date: June 14, 2013

Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word – under the London Plane trees – in the open-air Reading Room.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Pilates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/shape-up-nyc-pilates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/shape-up-nyc-pilates Date: June 14, 2013

Join us for an introductory class to the Pilates method. These conditioning exercises can create length in the body, and improve flexibility and strength. Please bring your own mat. The class is open to adults and seniors and no registration is required.

Shaping Up has never been this easy. Shape Up NYC offers free fitness classes every week at dozens of locations across the five boroughs. Shape Up NYC classes are taught by expert fitness instructors who know how to make fitness fun. Class offerings are varied and include aerobics, yoga, pilates and zumba.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/516342ad0457c.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/ride-the-carousel-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/ride-the-carousel-in-prospect-park Date: June 14, 2013

Located in the Park’s "Children’s Corner," the Carousel features 51 magnificently carved horses, a lion, a giraffe, a deer, and two dragon-pulled chariots. Carved in 1912 by Charles Carmel, one of the foremost carousel designers of the time, and restored by the Prospect Park Alliance in 1990, the Carousel promises that classic summertime amusement will be available for generations of fun. In addition, the Prospect Park Carousel is one of the few in the world that is wheelchair accessible.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 230-7637

Location: The Carousel (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.6637, -73.9642 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/516344b163619.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Walk NYC: Schmul Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/walk-nyc-schmul-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/walk-nyc-schmul-park Date: June 14, 2013

Walk NYC is a free program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. With funding provided by Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Parks will staff locations throughout the city with trained walking instructors to lead one-hour walks (unless otherwise noted).

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: P.S. 26 (in Schmul Park)

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R045 Schmul Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.592, -74.1901 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-juggling Date: June 14, 2013

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skill levels are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-piano Date: June 14, 2013

Clap your hands, stamp your feet, and say yeah to weekday performances of ragtime, jazz, boogie-woogie, and stride piano in Bryant Park. Produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians and Sam Ash Music Stores.

Monday – Friday, 12:30pm – 2:30pm*

May 6 – 10 Terry Waldo
13 – 17 Jon Weber
20 – 24 Russ Kassoff
27 – 31 Larry Ham
June 3 – 7 Todd Robbins
10 – 14 Ayako Shirasaki
17 – 21 Luiz Simas
24 – 28 Joel Forrester
July 1 – 5 Junior Mance
8 – 12* Yuka Aikawa
15 – 19* Isaac ben Ayala
22 – 26* Dona Carter
29 – August 2* Deanna Witkowski
August 5 – 9* Roy Eaton
12 – 16* Victor Lin
19 – 23 Sue Maskaleris
26 – 30 Frank Owens
September 2 – 6 Armen Donelian
9 – 13 Dan Manjovi
16 – 20 Kuni Mikami
23 – 27 Daryl Sherman
*Piano will be held from 2pm – 4pm on Thursdays, July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 8, 15

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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<![CDATA[Bryant Park Fencing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-fencing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-fencing Date: June 14, 2013

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

Please call (212) 382-2255 to register. Drop-ins also welcome.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.7528, -73.9816 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Blooming Naturalist]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/blooming-naturalist http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/blooming-naturalist Date: June 14, 2013

So you think you are a naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by making your own nature journal and learn how to use binoculars and field guides.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/518d43d36e69a.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Animal Encounter at Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/animal-encounter-at-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/animal-encounter-at-prospect-park Date: June 14, 2013

Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join one of our trained staff in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. Learn what it takes to care for these amazing creatures and even assist in an actual feeding. There will also be opportunities to get up close and personal with our box turtle.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 2:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5163470fe9ca2.png Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature on the Go!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/nature-on-the-go http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/nature-on-the-go Date: June 14, 2013

Come have fun in nature. A naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can be active and learn about the nature that is all around us.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51634824e03ed.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Book Club: The Tale of Despereaux]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/book-clubthe-tale-of-despereaux http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/book-clubthe-tale-of-despereaux Date: June 14, 2013

The story of a mouse, a princess, some soup and a spool of thread. Reading, discussion and arts activity relating to the story.

Parents and kids welcome together.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/518bdbeaedb4a.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Books Sing Presents My City Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/making-books-sing-presents-my-city-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/making-books-sing-presents-my-city-park Date: June 14, 2013

The New York Public Library will present Making Books Sing’s new touring production My City Park, for children ages 3-10. When Milo finds out that his favorite city park is going to be torn down and replaced with a shopping mall, he seeks out the help of his two best friends, Odessa the Owl and Bucky the Squirrel. This 45-minute educational performance, written by Brooke Boertzel and Melissa Gordon of Making Books Sing’s Education Department, features puppetry, original songs, and audience participation.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Ravenswood Family Literacy Program

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2013-06-14 2013-06-14 4:00 pm 40.7606, -73.9364 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/519cd87cc2985.JPG Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Shannon Gillen & Sidra Bell Dance New York]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-shannon-gillen-sidra-bell-dance-new-york http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/bryant-park-shannon-gillen-sidra-bell-dance-new-york Date: June 14, 2013

These imaginative NYC-based contemporary companies have visceral choreographers, and feature superb dancers and engaging works that stretch the boundaries of dance in the 21st Century.

Shannon Gillen + Guests
Known for its intricate and lush physicality that is drawn from the body's natural desire to communicate, Gillen's company is grounded by a rigorous exploration, showcasing the surprising resources of the imagination.

Sidra Bell Dance New York
Innovative, provocative, and kinetic, Bell is a sought-after voice in contemporary dance, creating life affirming dance theater works that ignite the imagination and explore the complexities of the human condition.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 6:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[UnCommon Ground Lecture: The Rural Cemetery Movement in 19th Century America: Graceland Cemetery in Chicago]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/uncommon-ground-lecture-the-rural-cemetery-movement-in-19th-century-america-graceland-cemetery-in-chicago http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/uncommon-ground-lecture-the-rural-cemetery-movement-in-19th-century-america-graceland-cemetery-in-chicago Date: June 14, 2013

This is the first in a series of lectures on urban cemeteries as historic landscapes, in an effort to encourage greater awareness of New York City’s cemeteries, public and private.

Christopher Vernon, an associate professor in the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts at the University of Western Australia, has done extensive research on designed national capitals such as Canberra, New Delhi and Brasilia. He is an authority on Walter Burley Griffin, the Chicago architect and landscape architect who designed Canberra, and on his wife and collaborator, architect Marion Mahony Griffin, both of whom worked at different times for Frank Lloyd Wright. Vernon wrote the introduction to the Library of American Landscape History (LALH) edition of The Prairie Spirit in Landscape Gardening (1915) by Wilhelm Miller, a volume in the ASLA Centennial Reprint Series. Also published by the University of Massachusetts Press in association with LALH is Graceland Cemetery: A Design History, hailed for its exhaustive research which places Graceland Cemetery in the context of Chicago’s urban development.

For additional information or to RSVP, please email UncommonGround@parks.nyc.gov or call (212) 360-8240.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 360-8240

Location: The Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 6:00 pm 40.7676, -73.9713 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Open Auditions for The Tempest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/open-auditions-for-the-tempest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/open-auditions-for-the-tempest Date: June 14, 2013

NYC Parks & The Public Theater will be holding auditions for a new musical production of The Tempest, to be produced at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park this September.

We are looking for men & women, boys & girls of all ages. No experience required, Spanish speakers welcome. Please prepare a one-minute performance (a monologue, song, dance or reading) or just come and tell a story or a joke. Auditions will be held on a walk in basis.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 622-2082

Location: Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park)

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B088 Herbert Von King Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6899, -73.9467 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Big Apple Circus]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/big-apple-circus1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/big-apple-circus1 Date: June 14, 2013

Travel back to when circus traditions were born and witness incredible acts that would have had the villagers chattering for days! The courageous mid-air flips and catches of a man on the trapeze. A captivating contortionist whose flexibility is as impressive as her steadfast poise. An agile, adept acrobat and her strapping suitors. A swaying wire act of sure-footed strength and stability. The dizzying delights of a daring inventor in his tumbling, twirling hoop. The stunning, soaring beauty of a pair on aerial straps and a woman held aloft by hanging silks. A jaw-dropping juggling tango team performing to passionate rhythms. Bicyclists whose spinning wheels turn smooth and speedy stunts. Majestic horses with graceful gaits and playful pups with teasing tricks. And what circus would be complete without bumbling clowns who bring the spirit of timeless comedy? It’s all led by an affable Ringmaster and the great Big Apple Circus Band playing the iconic songs of yesteryear. So run away with the Big Apple Circus and relive Big Tops of old in a memorable one-ring show for the ages.

The Big Top is air–conditioned in warm weather. The show runs for just over 2 hours, including a 15 minute intermission.

Call or visit our website to purchase tickets early. The Circus Box Office, located in front of the Big Top at Cunningham Park, will open Saturday, May 18th Tues–Fri, 10am–8pm; Sat–Mon, 10am–6pm. For groups of 15 people or more or for inquiries about wheelchair–accessible seating or for any additional information please call the Ticket Info Line at (800) 922-3772.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (888) 541-3750

Location: The Big Top (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.7308, -73.7728 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Jamal Jackson Dance Company / Movement for the Urban Village / Master Class by: Jamal Jackson Dance Company]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/jamal-jackson-dance-company-movement-for-the-urban-village-master-class-by-jamal-jackson-dance-company http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/jamal-jackson-dance-company-movement-for-the-urban-village-master-class-by-jamal-jackson-dance-company Date: June 14, 2013

7:00 PM – All Levels Open Dance Master Class by: Jamal Jackson Dance Company
8:00 PM – Performances

Jamal Jackson Dance Company (JJDC) was founded with the purpose of fusing various traditional African dance styles with modern and Hip-Hop techniques while incorporating diverse musical styles in order to create a technique that is relevant to a diverse community of Americans. Through the company's signature style, which is characterized by looseness in the arms, hips and spine, fast footwork, and a constant bounce, the choreography weaves together to tell stories that redefine ideas of community and blur divisive lines, while still celebrating the beauty of individual cultures. Footprints From My Head's Rhythm is a direct representation of the choreographic themes at the core of JJDC with each piece exploring a different aspect of reconciling the need for people to maintain individuality while being accepted into a community.

JJDC will perform “Bask in The Shade,” a piece that explores the “benchmark” for certain levels of acceptance and inclusion into various social circles. This work, composed by Frank Malloy IV, takes an in-depth look at the influence of surroundings on the individual while also challenging external and internal physical boundaries.

Originally founded in 2004, the Brooklyn based Movement for the Urban Village is a contemporary dance company that relies on a community of women dancers of varied identity and life experience who join together to present dance works addressing social, political and spiritual themes. Under the direction of Shalewa Mackall, Movement for the Urban Village performs original contemporary dance rooted in the creative expression, a modality for healing and means for liberation on every level for all people. Since 2005, Movement for the Urban Village has presented six consecutive seasons of original dance in New York City.

Choreographed and directed by Shalewa Mackall, Calling Names is an original dance and theatre work that incorporates live music to explore issues of identity, lineage and personal transformation as the audience is taken on a journey from personhood to spirit hood.

Master Class: Company members of Jamal Jackson Dance Company will teach energetic, full-body movement that flows fluidly between West African, Hip-Hop and Modern dance techniques.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Herbert Von King Park

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B088 Herbert Von King Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 7:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.6901, -73.9465 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5162d7c3db0c2.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Dancing Under the Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/dancing-under-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/dancing-under-the-stars Date: June 14, 2013

Join us for a night of salsa dancing and instruction.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 520-5954

Location: Rufus King Park

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 7:00 pm 40.7039, -73.8034 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Seaport Music Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/seaport-music-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/seaport-music-festival Date: June 14, 2013

South Street Seaport's annual international music festival features indie-oriented music every Friday through June. Staged on the pier in the Lower East Side, the concerts offer New Yorker the opportunity to see and discover indie artists from around the world.

Schedule:

June 7 - Oblivion with Ex-Cult

June 14 - Paws

June 21 - Fear of Men

June 28 - Unknown Mortal Orchestra with Bass Drum of Death

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: South Street Seaport, Pier 17

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2013-06-14 2013-06-14 7:00 pm 40.7057, -74.002 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Celebrate Brooklyn!: Mavis Staples / Cody ChesnuTT]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/mavis-staples-cody-chesnutt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/mavis-staples-cody-chesnutt Date: June 14, 2013

Mavis Staples' voice “possesses a sultry, burnt-sugar glow…she turns a simple pop song into a lament that could move a listener to tears." (NPR) The church-infused soul legend won a host of new fans with her 2010 Grammy-winning Jeff Tweedy collaboration, You Are Not Alone, and she remains "one of the world's mightiest gospel pop singers." (Time) Staples shares the bill with the iconoclastic genius Cody ChesnuTT, who combined funk, soul, hip hop, rock, and blues on his 2002 double album, The Headphone Masterpiece, went quiet, and then returned a decade later in stunning form with last year’s Landing on a Hundred.

Local Sponsor: Betancourt Realty

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 683-5600

Location: The Bandshell (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 7:30 pm 40.663, -73.9766 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/519fc323997db.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[NPR’s and WNYC’s Ask Me Another]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/nprs-and-wnycs-ask-me-another http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/nprs-and-wnycs-ask-me-another Date: June 14, 2013

Puzzlemaster Will Shortz and Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! host Peter Sagal walk into a bar... No, it's not the start of a joke. It's the essence of NPR's and WNYC's Ask Me Another, a rambunctious show that blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music. Host Ophira Eisenberg invites guests and listeners alike to stretch their noggins, tickle their funny bones, and enjoy witty banter and guitar riffs from the Ask Me Another one-man house band, Jonathan Coulton.

Join Eisenberg as she puts questions to a rotating band of puzzle gurus, contestants and special VIP’s (that’s Very Important Puzzlers), who then take a turn in the puzzle hot seat facing trivia games written especially for him or her. What you'll hear resembles the casual intimacy of game night at a friend's house: one where scores are forgotten in favor of hilarious gaffes.

SummerStage attendees can play along as the on-stage contestants take a turn in the puzzle hot seat at this special live recording of the famed variety show. The night’s VIP’s include singer/songwriter Nellie McKay, New York Times Crossword Puzzle Editor Will Shortz, host of WNYC’s Studio 360 Kurt Andersen, comedian and director David Wain and NBC’s The Office alum B.J. Novak.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7728, -73.9702 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5162d982d96a5.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Films on the Green: "The Art of Love"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/free-french-film-films-on-the-green-the-art-of-love http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/free-french-film-films-on-the-green-the-art-of-love Date: June 14, 2013

The Art of Love (L'Art d'aimer)

By Emmanuel Mouret, 2011, Comedy, UR, 1h22, Kinology
Starring François Cluzet, Julie Depardieu, Judith Godrèche, Ariane Ascaride, Frédérique Bel

This series of vignettes about “the little music we hear when we fall in love” follows five Parisian couples as they deflect, complicate, and accept love, coming to terms with their feelings in humorous and inventive way.

In French with English subtitles

Films on the Green is a free outdoor French film festival produced annually in New York City parks by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and NYC Parks. Initiated in 2008, Films on the Green has become a not-to-be-missed free event amid the vibrant New York City summer cultural offerings. Over the years, the festival has brought classic and contemporary French cinema to New Yorkers, each season’s films spanning different themes from environment or musicals to literary adaptations. This year’s festival celebrates love “à la française”.

Photo Copyright: Pyramide International

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 439-1425

Location: Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.7312, -73.9971 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5196997ad1222.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park Presents "The Comedy of Errors"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/shakespeare-in-the-park-presents-the-comedy-of-errors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/14/shakespeare-in-the-park-presents-the-comedy-of-errors Date: June 14, 2013

The Comedy of Errors, one of William Shakespeare's earliest plays, is a comical tale about two sets of twins who were separated at birth and now live in neighboring cities . When Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant, Dromio of Syracuse, visit Ephesus they are mistaken for Antipholus of Ephesus and his servant, Dromio of Ephesus, and thus begins the never ending mayhem of mistaken identity.

The event is free but you will need tickets for admittance. Learn how to get them at the link below.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Delacorte Theater (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-06-14 2013-06-14 8:30 pm 40.7799, -73.9688 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Van Cortlandt Track Club Saturday Morning Group-Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/van-cortlandt-track-club-saturday-morning-grouprun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/van-cortlandt-track-club-saturday-morning-grouprun Date: June 15, 2013

Good Morning! Come join the Van Cortlandt Track Club for regular morning group runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups each Saturday morning at 8AM!

We break into various groups based on different paces and distances, starting with a loop of the Parade Grounds, then some peel off through the trails for various length and speed runs in smaller groups.

Be sure to meet back up after the run for breakfast!

Visit www.vctc.org for details & local running tips.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 8:00 am 40.888, -73.8968 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bird-walks Date: June 15, 2013

Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.8911, -73.894 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/art-exhibit-fish-crushed-can-story-mixed-media http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/art-exhibit-fish-crushed-can-story-mixed-media Date: June 15, 2013

This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso is created from discarded, crushed aluminum cans found on the streets, and cardboard and burlap from local grocery, along with wordless hand-made books about a fish and a crushed can. This exhibit illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species, and is on display in the Visitor&Administration Building Gallery. Free with Garden admission.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-06-15 2013-06-15 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Second Annual New York State Museum Week at QBG]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/second-annual-new-york-state-museum-week-at-qbg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/second-annual-new-york-state-museum-week-at-qbg Date: June 15, 2013

Enjoy 50% off admission as we partner with New York State Museum Week. Just mention "Museum Week" at the admission gate (discounts do not apply to parking).

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-06-15 2013-06-15 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Spend your summer in the Greenbelt: High Rock Camp and Mini Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/spend-your-summer-in-the-greenbelt-high-rock-camp-and-mini-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/spend-your-summer-in-the-greenbelt-high-rock-camp-and-mini-camp Date: June 15, 2013

High Rock Summer Day Camp and Mini Camp are taking reservations for their 2013 summer season. For more information on both High Rock Summer Day Camp and Mini Camp follow the links listed below.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 9:00 am 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/516ab90c11a1c.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5K]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/shape-up-nyc-couch-to-5k http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/shape-up-nyc-couch-to-5k Date: June 15, 2013

Join Shape Up NYC for a free outdoor Couch to 5K class each week. No registration is required, just show up ready to work out. Couch to 5K is a beginner program for the aspiring runner that will combine running, walking, and conditioning exercises to get you in shape for long distance running. Meet outside the Bowne Park Field House, rain or shine.

Shape Up NYC (an NYC Parks program run in partnership with Equinox, NYC Service, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) offers more than 175 free fitness classes every week at locations across the five boroughs to help New Yorkers get and stay fit.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bowne Park

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Q006 Bowne Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7705, -73.8073 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park Day Playground One-Forty]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/its-my-park-day-playground-oneforty http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/its-my-park-day-playground-oneforty Date: June 15, 2013

On It's My Park Day, join B.R.O.K.E.N. Inc. as they clean Playground One-Forty. They will make raking leaves, removing debris and cleaning fun.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 337-9309

Location: Playground One-forty (in Playground One Forty)

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Q220E Playground One Forty 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6751, -73.8013 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Cleaning Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/cleaning-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/cleaning-westerleigh-park Date: June 15, 2013

Come out and lend a hand to help us rake, weed and do various gardening chores. Join us for coffee and doughnuts in the am. Bring a rake or use one of ours and have some fun. If you need community sevice hours come to the park to get your hours.

To volunteer in Westerleigh Park call (718) 442-0336.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 442-0336

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent & Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/parent-and-me-yoga Date: June 15, 2013

Join us for free yoga for the whole family with Robin Rosiello, a certified children's instructor. All ages are welcome.

Meet on Abby's Lawn in Fort Tryon Park. Please arrive early, and bring a towel or yoga mat. Note that the ground is sloped and there are uneven spots. Rain or wet ground cancels.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.8621, -73.9333 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/518289fd89081.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Changing Lenses Photo Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/changing-lenses-photo-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/changing-lenses-photo-exhibition Date: June 15, 2013

Students from the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation present a photography exhibition entitled Changing Lenses at Poe Park Visitors Center. The exhibition marks the beginning of a new program that expands arts education for young scientists, and brings their work beyond the walls of the school into the community at large.

Throughout the Spring 2013 semester, nine students in grades 9 – 11 gathered for weekly after-school sessions with UASWC art instructor Jessica Sinclair and teaching artist Mustafa Önder. Using SLR cameras, nine students were introduced to the fundamentals of photography. Emphasis was placed on the communicative properties of image-making: composition, storytelling, and conceptualization. Photographic outings were undertaken throughout the local community, to the Bronx Zoo, and to Bryant Park in Manhattan. The group also took a field trip to the International Center of Photography, where they received a guided tour by a museum educator.

The project is sponsored by Joy of Givings Something, Inc. (JGS), a not-for-profit organization that promotes the art of photography.

Start time: 9:00 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 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/518bc85e16e3c.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing For Hope Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/sing-for-hope-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/sing-for-hope-piano Date: June 15, 2013

Would you like to play our Sing For Hope Piano? Come in/call/schedule a time to play or perform.

Start time: 9:00 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 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Poppa and Momma Jones Historic Garden: June Sustainable Crafts Event]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/poppa-and-momma-jones-historic-garden-june-sustainable-crafts-event http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/poppa-and-momma-jones-historic-garden-june-sustainable-crafts-event Date: June 15, 2013

Please join the garden for a craft event for all ages. Community residents and neighbors will be able to make a paper flower bouquet, create a pinecone bird feeder for our feathered friends or contribute their artistic touches by drawing their vision for the garden or their reflection of the garden in the neighborhood. We would like to offer healthy refreshments and accept new members to keep the garden thriving and developing.

Rain date: June 16

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (516) 306-0956

Location: Poppa & Momma Jones Historical Garden

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2013-06-15 2013-06-15 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6716, -73.89 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Days at Owen Dolen Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/free-admittance-at-owen-dolen-recreation-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/free-admittance-at-owen-dolen-recreation-center Date: June 15, 2013

Every day is FREE at the newly reopened Owen Dolen Recreation Center!

In the month of June, Owen Dolen Recreation Center is completely free for everyone Monday - Saturday. No recreation center membership is required. Check out the facilities!

Featuring: Cardio and strength training, fitness classes, children and teen programs, computer access, arts and culture programs, family fun activities, senior programming.

Center hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 829-0156

Location: Owen Dolen Recreation Center (in Owen F. Dolen Park)

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X016 Owen F. Dolen Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 9:00 am 40.8394, -73.8436 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[FLOW.13]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/flow13 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/flow13 Date: June 15, 2013

The Randall’s Island Park Alliance, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. FLOW is aimed at fostering appreciation of the shoreline through artistic expression, while calling visitors to interact with and care for the Park’s island environment. Each year, FLOW features five site specific projects by participants in the Bronx Museum’s Artists in the Marketplace (AIM) program for emerging artists.

Randall’s Island Park is a unique and remarkable waterfront resource, located in the East River with views of the Queens, Bronx and Manhattan shorelines. New waterfront pathways run along the 4.5-mile shoreline, which includes almost 9 acres of restored salt marsh and freshwater wetlands. The Park also offers a track & field stadium, a golf center, a 20-court tennis center and dozens of new playing fields, as well as the Harlem River Event Site, home of Made Event’s Electric Zoo, a three-day Labor Day weekend concert event at Randall’s Island which draws local and international DJ artists and audience.

FLOW.13 – this year's third annual exhibition – will be open to the public every day from June-November, and will feature five new site-specific installations, all reflecting and encouraging interaction with the Park’s history and environment. The five installations are located along the southern shoreline of Randall's Island Park.

FLOW is made possible through support from Made Event, proud producers of The Electric Zoo Festival, NYC’s largest electronic dance music festival, held annually at Randall’s Island Park.

The FLOW exhibitions express the confluence of art, music and environment at Randall’s Island Park, in the midst of one of the world’s greatest cities.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 9:00 am 40.7849, -73.9358 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[HSBC Children's Garden Spring Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/hsbc-childrens-garden-spring-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/hsbc-childrens-garden-spring-session Date: June 15, 2013

The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers a hands-on discovery program for children ages 5-12. Children's imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the Bee Garden, and more! No class on May 25 for Memorial Day weekend. Special price: $166 members /$185 for non-members. To register email rwolf@queensbotanical.org or call (718) 886-3800 ext. 230.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800 ext230

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-06-15 2013-06-15 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bike to the Salt Marsh Nature Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bike-to-the-salt-marsh-nature-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bike-to-the-salt-marsh-nature-center Date: June 15, 2013

Join a Park Ranger on a bike trip along the bike path and city streets to the Salt Marsh Nature Center on this 3.5 mile one way trip. Travel at a moderate pace. Bring your own bike, helmet and dress for the ride; bring water and sunscreen. Once at the Salt Marsh Nature Center take a guided tour of the building with the NYC Urban Park Rangers. You’ll learn about the various animal exhibits and displays about Marine Park. You can enjoy walking the .8 mile nature trail loop on your own. Reservations are required; call to reserve or for more information.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 338-3799

Location: Ryan Visitor Center (in Jamaica Bay Park)

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Q309 Jamaica Bay Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.5855, -73.8936 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/519d2e0b5f191.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/free-yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/free-yoga-in-the-park Date: June 15, 2013

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d47897ba10c.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Catch & Release Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/catch-release-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/catch-release-fishing Date: June 15, 2013

Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must release fish after catching them. Free for families and individuals; groups larger than 5 must reserve at least 2 weeks in advance.

Catch & Release Fishing

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/511bb82a307e4.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRP Club Fit Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/nyrp-club-fit-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/nyrp-club-fit-yoga Date: June 15, 2013

New York Restoration Project’s free, outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit. On Saturdays in April through September, these hour-long sessions, led by certified yoga teachers, will educate participants about proper form, tempo and mindset needed for a fulfilling and exciting workout. Mats will be provided for temporary use.

Target East Harlem Community Garden
415-417 East 117th Street (between First and Pleasant Avenues), Manhattan
Instructor: Harlem Yoga Studio

Jane Bailey Memorial Garden
327-329 Greene Avenue, Brooklyn
Instructor: Cayce Pia

Target Bronx Community Garden
1024 Woodycrest (between 164th and 165th Streets), Bronx
Instructor: South Bronx Yoga

Target Community Garden – Brooklyn
931-933 Bedford Avenue
Instructor: Boutique Yoga

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Jane Bailey Memorial Garden,Target Brooklyn Community Garden,Target Bronx Community Garden,Target East Harlem Community Garden

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2013-06-15 2013-06-15 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.6876, -73.9582; 40.6921, -73.9553; 40.8328, -73.9268; 40.7966, -73.9341 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Conservancy Volunteer Opportunities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-park-conservancy-volunteer-opportunities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-park-conservancy-volunteer-opportunities Date: June 15, 2013

Chip in for park improvement projects. Events take place rain or shine. Closed toe work shoes required. There is no place to store belongings. Email or call for more details Riverside Park.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 870-3070

Location: Terrace Promenade North (in Riverside Park)

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M071 Riverside Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.804, -73.97 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[The Old Stone House Presents: Assembling an Herbal Home Medicine Cabinet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/the-old-stone-house-presents-assembling-an-herbal-home-medicine-cabinet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/the-old-stone-house-presents-assembling-an-herbal-home-medicine-cabinet Date: June 15, 2013

Many of us use herbs at home, but what are the key remedies to have on hand that have been proven to be most effective for the more common ailments and minor injuries? During this workshop we will spend time discussing (and sampling) the herbal remedies that should comprise every family’s natural medicine cabinet. We’ll cover herbs for colds and flu, headaches, aches and pains, minor injuries and burns, and more, and will discuss in detail how to determine the best herbs to use and what form to use them in, including teas, tinctures, ointments, creams, and salves.

Richard Mandelbaum RH (AHG) is a clinical herbalist with a private practice in Brooklyn and in Sullivan County, NY. Richard has been passionate about plants for over twenty five years, with experience wild foraging and growing herbs in an organic, permaculture market garden, and has been practicing as an herbalist since 1997 with a background in both Chinese and Western traditions. In addition to seeing clients and teaching on a diverse range of subjects, he often leads workshops in field botany, wild edible plants and mushrooms. He has been a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild (AHG) since 2003, and joined the AHG Council (board of directors) in October 2012.

Please register below.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 768-3195

Location: Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)

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B111 J.J. Byrne Playground 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6729, -73.9846 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5154912664eb4.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: MillionTreesNYC Tree Care Workshop and Care Day in Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/milliontreesnyc-tree-care-workshop-and-care-day-in-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/milliontreesnyc-tree-care-workshop-and-care-day-in-queens Date: June 15, 2013

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Help water and care for the 80,000 new street trees that have been planted across New York City! Join the MillionTreesNYC to give trees a little "Tree LC" and stewardship, and help keep New York City GREEN by coming to a free MillionTreesNYC tree care workshop where you will learn:
  • What is MillionTreesNYC?
  • How to identify trees in New York City
  • Benefits trees bring to our city
  • Tree Care - Water! Weed! Mulch! Plant flowers!

Workshops are focused on active tree care, so come ready to get your hands dirty and care for street trees along the sidewalk. Please wear closed-toed shoes and layered clothing that can get dirty. Tree stewardship is similar to gardening work, involving bending and kneeling on the sidewalk. Children are always welcome, and must be accompanied by an adult.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1342

Location: Putnam Ave. & Forest Ave.

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2013-06-15 2013-06-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7051, -73.9021 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekend Volunteer Corps]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/weekend-volunteer-corps http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/weekend-volunteer-corps Date: June 15, 2013

Weekend Volunteer Corps are a wonderful opportunity for groups to get their hands dirty with projects throughout the park. Individuals welcome too. All groups must pre-register. Contact Volunteer Corps below.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

Location: Picnic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6655, -73.9716 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/518d445b61a3d.png Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Petanque Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-petanque-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-petanque-tournament Date: June 15, 2013

Local, national, and international tournaments organized by La Boule New Yorkaise. Visit LBNY's website for more information and registration details.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance Date: June 15, 2013

Experience the joy of movement and dance. Led by former and current members of the internationally renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance. Open to all levels.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7535, -73.9837 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Met Pool Health Screening Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/met-pool-health-screening-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/met-pool-health-screening-day Date: June 15, 2013

Join us for a day of great healthy living information and services like blood pressure and glucose readings.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 599-5707

Location: Metropolitan Recreation Center

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B085 Metropolitan Recreation Center 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.7151, -73.9605 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Discover Science in Fort Tryon Park with Storefront Science]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/discover-science-in-fort-tryon-park-with-storefront-science http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/discover-science-in-fort-tryon-park-with-storefront-science Date: June 15, 2013

Let's enjoy the trees in Fort Tryon Park and learn their names too. Spend some time with Dr. Leonisa Ardizzone of Storefront Science to examine trees and learn to use dichotomous keys to figure out their names.

Limit of 15 children. You must pre-register.

Please register in advance by emailing info@forttryonparktrust.org with "Register" in the subject line and in the body of the email the parent/guardian name, child's name and age and the best e-mail to reach you back at.

Appropriate for ages 7-12. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/green-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/green-team Date: June 15, 2013

Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who beautify the park every week. The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants. The Green Team is a wonderful opportunity to learn about gardening, enjoy nature, and make the park look its best. No experience necessary.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7041, -73.9902 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/kayaking Date: June 15, 2013

Get out on the water for kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse, located between Piers 1 and 2 (across from the Pop-Up Pool).

Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. Please be aware that you must sign a waiver before getting on the water.

Click here to learn about our Youth Kayak Program.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6995, -73.9982 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks at The New York Botanical Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bird-walks-at-the-new-york-botanical-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bird-walks-at-the-new-york-botanical-garden Date: June 15, 2013

The diverse habitats of the Botanical Garden offer visitors a chance to see dozens of species of birds throughout the year. Bring your binoculars and walk the Garden grounds with an expert.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: 718-817-8700

Location: Watson Building (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 40.8624, -73.8805 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Conservatory Garden Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/conservatory-garden-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/conservatory-garden-tour Date: June 15, 2013

See thousands of blooming trees, shrubs, bulbs, and perennials with the Garden staff. Tours are free and meet at the Vanderbilt Gate at 5th Ave. between 104th and 105th Streets. No reservations needed.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Conservatory Garden (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.7937, -73.9522 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[High Line Field Station]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/every-friday-saturday-and-sunday-high-line-field-station http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/every-friday-saturday-and-sunday-high-line-field-station Date: June 15, 2013

Whether it’s your first walk or your hundredth visit, High Line Greeters help you discover a new side of the High Line.

The High Line Field Station is a mobile information cart, staffed by High Line Greeters, a group of knowledgeable volunteers who answer your questions and provide information about the park’s history, design, landscape, and more. The Field Station is also stocked with free resources, like monthly bloom lists, seasonal High Line Art maps, and information about upcoming free events and activities for the whole family.

The High Line Field Station is open Thursdays, from 1:00 – 7:00 PM, and Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM, between Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, September 29. The High Line Field Station will be open on Memorial Day (Monday, May 27) from 1:00 – 7:00 PM.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7429, -74.0072 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Kid's Nature Hike (light)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/kids-nature-hike-light http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/kids-nature-hike-light Date: June 15, 2013

Hiking programs feature intensity levels ranging from light (a leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths), moderate (longer, faster paced hikes on rugged terrain), to vigorous (long distance, with hills and rugged terrain). For all hiking programs we recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, and packing water and a light snack.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park)

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 40.5354, -74.2083 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[The Art of Drawing from Still Life]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/the-art-of-drawing-from-still-life-charcoal http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/the-art-of-drawing-from-still-life-charcoal Date: June 15, 2013

Master charcoal, the ancient medium known as “Black Magic” while learning how to create expressive still life drawings. Design principles will be discussed including symmetry, negative space awareness, light and shade, and tonal assessment, along with other elements sure to enhance your compositional and drawing skills.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: June 15, 2013

Join Shape Up NYC for a free outdoor Zumba class each week at West Harlem Piers! No registration is required, just show up ready to work out! Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Shape Up NYC (an NYC Parks program run in partnership with Equinox, NYC Service, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) offers more than 175 free fitness classes every week at locations across the five boroughs to help New Yorkers get and stay fit.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/516da249ab7cd.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Chess]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-chess http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-chess Date: June 15, 2013

Game boards, including chess, checkers, and backgammon, are available for a small fee. Provided by the Marshall Chess Club.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Le Carrousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-le-carrousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-le-carrousel Date: June 15, 2013

Specially created to complement the park’s French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music.

Also available for parties.
April – May, 11am – 7pm
June – October, 11am – 8pm
(weather permitting)

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-games Date: June 15, 2013

Take a game break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From scrabble and mancala to dominoes and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: June 15, 2013

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Paddles and balls are provided free of charge. Sign up with an attendant in the park to reserve a time slot.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-reading-room http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-reading-room Date: June 15, 2013

Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word – under the London Plane trees – in the open-air Reading Room.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My park Day at Graniteville Quarry Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/its-my-park-day-at-graniteville-quarry-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/its-my-park-day-at-graniteville-quarry-park Date: June 15, 2013

On It's My Park Day, the Friends of Graniteville Quarry will be cleaning, raking, and weeding at Graniteville Quarry. Volunteers will also be creating a wood chipped path leading up to the Rock Quarries.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 805-6322

Location: Graniteville Quarry Park

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R150 Graniteville Quarry Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6255, -74.1546 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature of Art - Adult Art Summer Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/nature-of-art-adult-art-summer-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/nature-of-art-adult-art-summer-series Date: June 15, 2013

The Art of Drawing from Still Life: Master charcoal, the ancient medium known as "Black Magic" while learning how to create expressive still life drawings. Design principles will be discussed including symmerty, negative space awareness, light and shade, and tonal assessment, along with other elements sure to enhance your compositional and drawing skills.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Siempre Verde Garden Workshop: Living Plastic-Free]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/siempre-verde-garden-workshop-living-plasticfree-or-almost http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/siempre-verde-garden-workshop-living-plasticfree-or-almost Date: June 15, 2013

Please join the Siempre Verde Garden as they talk about the total impact of our society's consumption of plastics, share ideas for minimizing or eliminating our personal use of plastic. They will be making homemade dish and floor soap, so bring a small jar to take some home with you. There will be more workshops like this in the future, bring your sustainable-living questions, tips & ideas for more workshops.

Workshop length: 1 hour (or longer if we're on a roll)

Fathers Welcome!!!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 504-6468

Location: Siempre Verde Garden

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2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.72, -73.9839 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/free-yoga-in-the-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/free-yoga-in-the-park1 Date: June 15, 2013

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d47897ba10c.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Mobilization for Change Garden - Recycled Art Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/mobilization-for-change-garden-recycled-art-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/mobilization-for-change-garden-recycled-art-workshop Date: June 15, 2013

The Recycled Art workshop is free and open for all ages. We will supply a huge assorted lot of discarded/reusable items (phonebooks, soda bottles, household bottles, cardboard boxes, plastic toys, etc.) and with the help of glue, paint and wire something new and beautiful will arise.

For this first ever Recycled Art Workshop, participants can try their hand at making a Recycled Flower or a Recycled Musical Instrument, but of course, all ideas are welcome.

Participants in the Recycled Art workshop are invited to display their original artwork or demonstrate their handmade musical instrument in the garden and join us as we participate as one of the official "Make Music New York" sites on June 21st from 12:30 - 6:30. The Make Music New York/Mobilization Garden Event will feature live acoustic music from local performers (to be announced), refreshments and the recycle workshop will also be open from 1:00 - 7:30.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 665-3126

Location: Mobilization for Change

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2013-06-15 2013-06-15 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.7997, -73.9622 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pedal Stops]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-pedal-stops http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-pedal-stops Date: June 15, 2013

Bike New York & Bike and Roll partner to provide a Pedal Stop in Riverside Park providing rider-assistance-and-information stations open to all cyclists free of charge.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Riverside Park South

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M353 Riverside Park South 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 12:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.7774, -73.9906 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Basic Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/basic-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/basic-canoeing Date: June 15, 2013

Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes, to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays. On an Urban Park Ranger canoe program, you can go from novice to expert in one just one summer!

Children 8 years old and up are welcome.

Skill Levels:

  • Basic: Great for all skill levels, including children 8 years and older.
  • Intermediate: Some experience preferred.
  • Advanced: Experience required.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 378-2061

Location: Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.837, -73.8934 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Fun Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/family-fun-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/family-fun-day Date: June 15, 2013

Come out for a fun day with rides, arts and crafts, pet microchipping, giveaways and much much more.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 33rd Road and 215th Place (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7721, -73.7694 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/ride-the-carousel-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/ride-the-carousel-in-prospect-park Date: June 15, 2013

Located in the Park’s "Children’s Corner," the Carousel features 51 magnificently carved horses, a lion, a giraffe, a deer, and two dragon-pulled chariots. Carved in 1912 by Charles Carmel, one of the foremost carousel designers of the time, and restored by the Prospect Park Alliance in 1990, the Carousel promises that classic summertime amusement will be available for generations of fun. In addition, the Prospect Park Carousel is one of the few in the world that is wheelchair accessible.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 230-7637

Location: The Carousel (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.6637, -73.9642 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/516344b163619.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Audubon: Water, Water Everywhere!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/popup-audubon-water-water-everywhere http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/popup-audubon-water-water-everywhere Date: June 15, 2013

Follow Prospect Park Audubon Center staff as they explore the wilds of Prospect Park. Look for the orange tent in the Nethermead.

Schedule:

  • 12 p.m. Introduction to Bird Watching. Led by the Brooklyn Bird Club. (Saturdays Only).
  • 1 p.m. Animal Encounter
  • 2 p.m. Nature’s Helpers
  • 3 p.m. Nature on the Go! – Pond Prowl
  • 4 p.m. Discovery Tour

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

Location: The Nethermead (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6611, -73.9686 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-kids Date: June 15, 2013

Justin the Magician visits!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 12:00 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[The Hattie Carthan 9th Annual Food Heritage Festival: Foods from the African Diaspora]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/the-hattie-carthan-9th-annual-food-heritage-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/the-hattie-carthan-9th-annual-food-heritage-festival Date: June 15, 2013

One of the most interesting things about the food of the African diaspora is how closely it connects the people who prepare it, often without them even realizing it. There are several characteristics that almost all cuisines of the African diaspora share: seasoning techniques; cooking techniques such as stewing and frying; the prevalence of starchy mashes or porridges eaten with stews and soups or on their own; Among African, Latin and Caribbean cuisines, ingredients are nearly identical, most likely due to the similarity in climate. Tropical foods such as plantains, cassava, coconuts and palm oil are staples in West African and Afro-Brazilian cooking. The distinctive ingredients of southern cuisine, as well as the styles of cooking them, have been common for centuries in Africa. We invite you to come meet our gardening pioneers and taste our Rich Heritage in the bountiful garden!

All dishes are home made – Much of our greens and salads are grown in the garden. Enjoy BBQ galore, Live blues music, Farm animals

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 638-3566

Location: Hattie Carthan Garden

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2013-06-15 2013-06-15 12:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.6898, -73.9485 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Beautiful Tree Bed Gardening with Brooklyn Botanic Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/beautiful-tree-bed-gardening-with-brooklyn-botanic-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/beautiful-tree-bed-gardening-with-brooklyn-botanic-garden Date: June 15, 2013

Help care for young street trees in East New York!

This fun, hands-on event will cover the basics of tree care and tree bed gardening. Together we will design and plant neighboring tree beds. Bring gloves and be ready to work with soil. Plants will be available to take with you for your own beautiful tree bed garden.

Please contact Maureen O'Brien at mobrien@bbg.org or 718-623-7385 to reserve a space.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 623-7385

Location: Schenck and Livonia Avenues, East New York

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2013-06-15 2013-06-15 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.666, -73.8872 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Hubby Chubby Fun Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/hubby-chubby-fun-run http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/hubby-chubby-fun-run Date: June 15, 2013

Celebrate Father's Day with a fun filled day of silly races: 3-legged, Wheel Barrel, Potatoe Sack, Spin and Sparkle, Football Target and the Egg & Spoon are just some of the excitement. Children will also enjoy special Father's Day Arts & Crafts…and don't foget the highlight of the day, The Great Father's Day Pie Eating Contest.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-5558

Location: 1150 Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.6195, -74.1074 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51b5ca1564d71.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/forest-crew-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/forest-crew-training-session Date: June 15, 2013

From Porcelainberry to Multiflora Rose and Oriental Bittersweet, the Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove these invasive plants and others from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. The Forest Crew will learn basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation. Anyone interested in forest ecology, invasive plant removal, and urban forests should attend and join the Forest Crew in their work every Saturday afternoon.

RSVP by emailing volunteer@nyrp.org.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 291-6436

Location: Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 12:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.8512, -73.9271 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51360dd21b745.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Big Apple Circus]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/big-apple-circus http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/big-apple-circus Date: June 15, 2013

Travel back to when circus traditions were born and witness incredible acts that would have had the villagers chattering for days! The courageous mid-air flips and catches of a man on the trapeze. A captivating contortionist whose flexibility is as impressive as her steadfast poise. An agile, adept acrobat and her strapping suitors. A swaying wire act of sure-footed strength and stability. The dizzying delights of a daring inventor in his tumbling, twirling hoop. The stunning, soaring beauty of a pair on aerial straps and a woman held aloft by hanging silks. A jaw-dropping juggling tango team performing to passionate rhythms. Bicyclists whose spinning wheels turn smooth and speedy stunts. Majestic horses with graceful gaits and playful pups with teasing tricks. And what circus would be complete without bumbling clowns who bring the spirit of timeless comedy? It’s all led by an affable Ringmaster and the great Big Apple Circus Band playing the iconic songs of yesteryear. So run away with the Big Apple Circus and relive Big Tops of old in a memorable one-ring show for the ages.

The Big Top is air–conditioned in warm weather. The show runs for just over 2 hours, including a 15 minute intermission.

Call or visit our website to purchase tickets early. The Circus Box Office, located in front of the Big Top at Cunningham Park, will open Saturday, May 18th Tues–Fri, 10am–8pm; Sat–Mon, 10am–6pm. For groups of 15 people or more or for inquiries about wheelchair–accessible seating or for any additional information please call the Ticket Info Line at (800) 922-3772.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (888) 541-3750

Location: The Big Top (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.7308, -73.7728 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Swamp Stories at High Rock]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/swamp-stories-at-high-rock http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/swamp-stories-at-high-rock Date: June 15, 2013

Sit by the swamp for a spell and enjoy a story about the critters that live nearby. Suitable for ages 3-6 with adult. Registration required.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Flaubert Frog & Friends]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-flaubert-frog-friends http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/bryant-park-flaubert-frog-friends Date: June 15, 2013

Leap on over for ribbeting stories, fun & games. Led by the ever-so-stylish and frogtastic Flaubert himself.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Lefferts Historic House - Second Floor Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/lefferts-historic-house-2nd-floor-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/lefferts-historic-house-2nd-floor-tours Date: June 15, 2013

View significant artifacts from 19th-century family life and walk into a fully furnished 1820's bedroom.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 789-2822

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 1:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.6643, -73.9639 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5166e6336343b.jpg Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/family-day Date: June 15, 2013

Enjoy a free day of fun including games, crafts, music, contests and more.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 520-5954

Location: Phil "Scooter" Rizzuto Park

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Q129 Phil "Scooter" Rizzuto Park 2013-06-15 2013-06-15 1:00 pm 40.6948, -73.8216 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Opening Day at Padre Plaza Success Community Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/opening-day-at-padre-plaza-success-community-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/06/15/opening-day-at-padre-plaza-success-community-garden Date: June 15, 2013

Please join the Padre Plaza Success Community Garden on their opening day extravaganza event. Featuring live entertainment, face painting, healthy cooking demonstrations, garden and carpentry workshops, food and drinks and games.

Fathers are welcome!

Vendors: Citi Bank, Health First, The Osborne Association, Bronx Green-Up and more.

Sponsoered by: Padre Plaza Success Garden, The Osborne Association and Saint Ann's Cafe.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Padre Plaza, Success Garden

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2013-06-15 2013-06-15 2:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.8079, -73.9174 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:46:17 EDT