NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 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 Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:47:45 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[Shape Up NYC: Stretch, Tone and Balance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/05/shape-up-nyc-stretch-tone-and-balance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/05/shape-up-nyc-stretch-tone-and-balance Date: June 5, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Stretch, Tone and Balance is a moderate, heart-pumping workout that strengthens and lengthens muscles and improves imbalance.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-05 2014-06-05 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:28 EST
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Tree Tots]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/05/greenbelt-tree-tots http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/05/greenbelt-tree-tots Date: June 5, 2014

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

The program will take place indoors and outdoors for 3-4 year olds and their caregivers. Registration required. Space is limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-06-05 2014-06-05 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:47 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/05/shape-up-nyc-bootcamp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/05/shape-up-nyc-bootcamp Date: June 5, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Bootcamp is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-05 2014-06-05 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:23 EST
<![CDATA[CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/06/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/06/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga Date: June 6, 2014

The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. The program aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718)760-6999

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

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-06 2014-06-06 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.5911, -74.1395 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534d7770760a4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:00 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/06/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/06/house-tours Date: June 6, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-06 2014-06-06 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:06 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/06/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/06/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt Date: June 6, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Cardio Sculpt is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-06 2014-06-06 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:23 EST
<![CDATA[Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: June 7, 2014

Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.

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 2014-06-07 2014-06-07 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/535b12e79fe5e.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:04 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: June 7, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

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.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-07 2014-06-07 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:29 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 Date: June 7, 2014

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.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-07 2014-06-07 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:30 EST
<![CDATA[Basic Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/basic-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/basic-canoeing Date: June 7, 2014

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.

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 progress from a novice to an expert in one just one summer!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2014-06-07 2014-06-07 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6041, -74.1614 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:43 EST
<![CDATA[Adult Art: Get the Point! (oil pastels)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/adult-art-get-the-point-oil-pastels http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/adult-art-get-the-point-oil-pastels Date: June 7, 2014

Study the works of George Seurat, founder of the Pointillism movement, and discover the effectiveness of his post-Impressionistic painting technique using tiny dots of color. Color separation and application will be discussed. Learn and practice the technique of optical mixing with oil pastels.

Fee for three-part series $60 non-members/$51 Greenbelt Conservancy members

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 2014-06-07 2014-06-07 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:27 EST
<![CDATA[Uncorked!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/uncorked http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/uncorked Date: June 7, 2014

Stroll through our historic town on a beautiful spring day and sample dishes from the area's top chefs. Enjoy a taste of fine wines and see traditional recipes being prepared.

Experience the creation of restaurant specialties as chefs demonstrate their favorite recipes. Taste classic American dishes and enjoy ethnic flavors.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-1611 x241

Location: Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-07 2014-06-07 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/07/house-tours Date: June 7, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-07 2014-06-07 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:06 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Pug Fun Day at Alice Austen House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/08/annual-pug-fun-day-at-alice-austen-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/08/annual-pug-fun-day-at-alice-austen-house Date: June 8, 2014

Celebrated in honor of Alice and her pug, Punch. Join us for a fun day of canine-filled activities on the lawn of the Alice Austen House. Presented by Pug Dog Club of Greater New York, Inc. BYOP. (Bring your own pug [or pup]).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506 x10

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2014-06-08 2014-06-08 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.6146, -74.0631 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53909aff49a0a.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:31 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/08/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/08/house-tours Date: June 8, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-08 2014-06-08 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:05 EST
<![CDATA[Nature FunFind]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/08/nature-funfind http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/08/nature-funfind Date: June 8, 2014

Celebrate the 10th birthday of the Greenbelt Nature Center by embarking upon a quest in search of knowledge and fun. Along the way, complete various stations and activities related to the Greenbelt, and earn stamps and other prizes. From games and crafts to trivia and demonstrations, there is sure to be something for everyone. This quest is best completed in groups of two or more. Families, friends, and scout groups welcome. Upon completion of your quest, return to the Greenbelt Nature Center for a birthday celebration, complete with cake, surprise guests, and a special present for each of you.

This celebration is sponsored, in part, by Time Warner Cable. Registration and pre-payment required.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-06-08 2014-06-08 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:44 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/09/shape-up-nyc-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/09/shape-up-nyc-aerobics Date: June 9, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Aerobics class is a moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-09 2014-06-09 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:20 EST
<![CDATA[CityParks Seniors Fitness: Tennis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/09/cityparks-seniors-fitness-tennis2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/09/cityparks-seniors-fitness-tennis2 Date: June 9, 2014

The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. The program aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718)760-6999

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

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-09 2014-06-09 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5911, -74.1395 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534d6a68e59b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:58 EST
<![CDATA[Pond Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/09/pond-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/09/pond-exploration Date: June 9, 2014

Join a pond-tastic exploration of High Rock Park. Learn about water quality and how factors such as pH affect pond life. Also, search for water boatmen, diving beetles, and other aquatic life at or below the surface. Meet at the Nevada Ave parking lot. This free program is part of the Con Edison Citizen Science series and is suitable for ages 7 and up with adult chaperone. Registration is required; please call or email to register.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-06-09 2014-06-09 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:59 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/09/shape-up-nyc-kettlebell-core-and-conditioning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/09/shape-up-nyc-kettlebell-core-and-conditioning Date: June 9, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning is a strength and conditioning class that will elevate your heart rate, build muscle, increase flexibility and burn fat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-09 2014-06-09 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:26 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Body Blast]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/09/shape-up-nyc-body-blast http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/09/shape-up-nyc-body-blast Date: June 9, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Body Blast is a moderate impact aerobics workout, with strength training exercises for overall fitness.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-09 2014-06-09 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:21 EST
<![CDATA[CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/10/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/10/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga4 Date: June 10, 2014

The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. The program aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718)760-6999

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

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-10 2014-06-10 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.5911, -74.1395 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534d7770760a4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:03 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/10/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/10/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: June 10, 2014

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.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-10 2014-06-10 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:29 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/10/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/10/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 Date: June 10, 2014

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.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-10 2014-06-10 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:30 EST
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/10/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/10/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt1 Date: June 10, 2014

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Cardio Sculpt is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-10 2014-06-10 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:23 EST
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Peepers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/11/greenbelt-peepers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/11/greenbelt-peepers Date: June 11, 2014

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest.

Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

The program will take place indoors and outdoors for 2 year olds and their caregiver.

Space is limited, pre-registration highly recommended.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-06-11 2014-06-11 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:46 EST
<![CDATA[CityParks Seniors Fitness: Tennis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/11/cityparks-seniors-fitness-tennis2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/11/cityparks-seniors-fitness-tennis2 Date: June 11, 2014

The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. The program aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718)760-6999

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

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-11 2014-06-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5911, -74.1395 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534d6a68e59b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:58 EST
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Shape Up NYC: Yoga - Relax and Stretch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/11/shape-up-nyc-yoga-relax-and-stretch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/11/shape-up-nyc-yoga-relax-and-stretch Date: June 11, 2014

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Yoga - Relax and Stretch is an open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2014-06-11 2014-06-11 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.6433, -74.1094 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:28 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretch, Tone and Balance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/12/shape-up-nyc-stretch-tone-and-balance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/12/shape-up-nyc-stretch-tone-and-balance Date: June 12, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Stretch, Tone and Balance is a moderate, heart-pumping workout that strengthens and lengthens muscles and improves imbalance.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-12 2014-06-12 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:28 EST
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Tree Tots]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/12/greenbelt-tree-tots http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/12/greenbelt-tree-tots Date: June 12, 2014

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

The program will take place indoors and outdoors for 3-4 year olds and their caregivers. Registration required. Space is limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-06-12 2014-06-12 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:47 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/12/shape-up-nyc-bootcamp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/12/shape-up-nyc-bootcamp Date: June 12, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Bootcamp is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-12 2014-06-12 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:23 EST
<![CDATA[CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/13/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/13/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga Date: June 13, 2014

The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. The program aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718)760-6999

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

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-13 2014-06-13 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.5911, -74.1395 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534d7770760a4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:00 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/13/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/13/house-tours Date: June 13, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-13 2014-06-13 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:05 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/13/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/13/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt Date: June 13, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Cardio Sculpt is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-13 2014-06-13 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:23 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: June 14, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

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.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-14 2014-06-14 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:29 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 Date: June 14, 2014

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.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-14 2014-06-14 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:30 EST
<![CDATA[Family Nature Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/family-nature-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/family-nature-crafts Date: June 14, 2014

Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a safe, supportive atmosphere. This family-friendly program is specifically designed for young children and families. Free your imagination by playing in nature and learning about conservation through eco-crafts. All supplies are provided.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park)

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2014-06-14 2014-06-14 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5354, -74.2083 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Adult Art: Get the Point! (oil pastels)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/adult-art-get-the-point-oil-pastels http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/adult-art-get-the-point-oil-pastels Date: June 14, 2014

Study the works of George Seurat, founder of the Pointillism movement, and discover the effectiveness of his post-Impressionistic painting technique using tiny dots of color. Color separation and application will be discussed. Learn and practice the technique of optical mixing with oil pastels.

Fee for three-part series $60 non-members/$51 Greenbelt Conservancy members

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 2014-06-14 2014-06-14 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:27 EST
<![CDATA[NatureFest at Willowbrook Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/naturefest-at-willowbrook-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/naturefest-at-willowbrook-park Date: June 14, 2014

Take a nature walk through the park, enjoy arts and crafts and more!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Willowbrook Park

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2014-06-14 2014-06-14 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6036, -74.1584 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:46 EST
<![CDATA[Fitness Mobile at Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/fitness-mobile-at-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/fitness-mobile-at-westerleigh-park Date: June 14, 2014

Our Fitness Mobile is loaded with a 32' flatscreen TV and Dance Dance Revolution PSP Game & Wii Fit.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 442-0336

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2014-06-14 2014-06-14 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:35 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/14/house-tours Date: June 14, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-14 2014-06-14 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:05 EST
<![CDATA[Free Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/15/free-kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/15/free-kayaking Date: June 15, 2014

Join us for a 15 minute trial paddle off the shoreline. Equipment and tips provided. Experienced kayakers will be on the water to help. Wear shoes and clothing that can get wet. Children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. First come, first served.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-06-15 2014-06-15 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.593, -74.0612 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/538dd650cf667.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:39 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/15/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/15/house-tours Date: June 15, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-15 2014-06-15 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:05 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/16/shape-up-nyc-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/16/shape-up-nyc-aerobics Date: June 16, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Aerobics class is a moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-16 2014-06-16 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:21 EST
<![CDATA[CityParks Seniors Fitness: Tennis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/16/cityparks-seniors-fitness-tennis2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/16/cityparks-seniors-fitness-tennis2 Date: June 16, 2014

The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. The program aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718)760-6999

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

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-16 2014-06-16 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5911, -74.1395 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534d6a68e59b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:58 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/16/shape-up-nyc-kettlebell-core-and-conditioning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/16/shape-up-nyc-kettlebell-core-and-conditioning Date: June 16, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning is a strength and conditioning class that will elevate your heart rate, build muscle, increase flexibility and burn fat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-16 2014-06-16 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:27 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Body Blast]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/16/shape-up-nyc-body-blast http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/16/shape-up-nyc-body-blast Date: June 16, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Body Blast is a moderate impact aerobics workout, with strength training exercises for overall fitness.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-16 2014-06-16 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:21 EST
<![CDATA[CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/17/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/17/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga4 Date: June 17, 2014

The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. The program aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718)760-6999

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

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-17 2014-06-17 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.5911, -74.1395 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534d7770760a4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:03 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/17/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/17/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: June 17, 2014

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.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-17 2014-06-17 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:29 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/17/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/17/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 Date: June 17, 2014

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.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-17 2014-06-17 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:30 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/17/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/17/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt1 Date: June 17, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Cardio Sculpt is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-17 2014-06-17 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:24 EST
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Peepers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/18/greenbelt-peepers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/18/greenbelt-peepers Date: June 18, 2014

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest.

Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

The program will take place indoors and outdoors for 2 year olds and their caregiver.

Space is limited, pre-registration highly recommended.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-06-18 2014-06-18 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:46 EST
<![CDATA[CityParks Seniors Fitness: Tennis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/18/cityparks-seniors-fitness-tennis2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/18/cityparks-seniors-fitness-tennis2 Date: June 18, 2014

The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. The program aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718)760-6999

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

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-18 2014-06-18 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5911, -74.1395 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534d6a68e59b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:58 EST
<![CDATA[Port Richmond High School Jazz Band]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/18/port-richmond-high-school-jazz-band http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/18/port-richmond-high-school-jazz-band Date: June 18, 2014

Port Richmond High School Jazz Band will perform at Westerleigh Park. Bring a blanket and listen to them play. They are very talented and wonderful to listen to.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 442-0336

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2014-06-18 2014-06-18 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:00 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Yoga - Relax and Stretch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/18/shape-up-nyc-yoga-relax-and-stretch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/18/shape-up-nyc-yoga-relax-and-stretch Date: June 18, 2014

Yoga - Relax and Stretch is an open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2014-06-18 2014-06-18 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.6433, -74.1094 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:28 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretch, Tone and Balance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/19/shape-up-nyc-stretch-tone-and-balance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/19/shape-up-nyc-stretch-tone-and-balance Date: June 19, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Stretch, Tone and Balance is a moderate, heart-pumping workout that strengthens and lengthens muscles and improves imbalance.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-19 2014-06-19 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:28 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/19/shape-up-nyc-bootcamp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/19/shape-up-nyc-bootcamp Date: June 19, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Bootcamp is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-19 2014-06-19 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:23 EST
<![CDATA[CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/20/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/20/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga Date: June 20, 2014

The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. The program aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718)760-6999

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

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-20 2014-06-20 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.5911, -74.1395 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534d7770760a4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:00 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/20/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/20/house-tours Date: June 20, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-20 2014-06-20 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:05 EST
<![CDATA[2014 Solstice Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/20/2014-solstice-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/20/2014-solstice-yoga Date: June 20, 2014

Fundraiser for the Greenbelt Conservancy: Celebrate nature as we breathe, move and relax our way in the glorious Summer season.

There will be a hike around Willowbrook Lake at 5 p.m., followed by yoga at 6 p.m.

All proceeds benefit the Greenbelt Conservancy.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 734-2837

Location: Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2014-06-20 2014-06-20 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6041, -74.1614 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:11 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/20/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/20/shape-up-nyc-cardio-sculpt Date: June 20, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Cardio Sculpt is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-20 2014-06-20 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:23 EST
<![CDATA[Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: June 21, 2014

Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.

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 2014-06-21 2014-06-21 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/535b12e79fe5e.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:04 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: June 21, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

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.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-21 2014-06-21 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:29 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Richmond Terrace Greenstreets]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/its-my-park-at-cpl-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/its-my-park-at-cpl-thompson-park Date: June 21, 2014

Please join HEALTH for Youths to help clear garbage and weeds from around the tree beds along Richmond Terrace.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 489-3060

Location: Greenstreets

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2014-06-21 2014-06-21 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6455, -74.0777 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:12 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 Date: June 21, 2014

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.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-21 2014-06-21 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:30 EST
<![CDATA[Advanced Orienteering]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/advanced-orienteering http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/advanced-orienteering Date: June 21, 2014

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world. Test your skills navigating with a map and compass on this Orienteering program. This is a moderate level pace, which may include a longer, faster paced hike on rugged terrain. Bring your own compass or borrow one from the Ranger. 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: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: High Rock Ranger Station (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-06-21 2014-06-21 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5794, -74.1263 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Adult Art: Get the Point! (oil pastels)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/adult-art-get-the-point-oil-pastels http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/adult-art-get-the-point-oil-pastels Date: June 21, 2014

Study the works of George Seurat, founder of the Pointillism movement, and discover the effectiveness of his post-Impressionistic painting technique using tiny dots of color. Color separation and application will be discussed. Learn and practice the technique of optical mixing with oil pastels.

Fee for three-part series $60 non-members/$51 Greenbelt Conservancy members

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 2014-06-21 2014-06-21 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:27 EST
<![CDATA[Make Music New York Presents Andrea, BTDMusic nad maddanmusic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/make-music-new-york-presents-andrea-btdmusic-nad-maddanmusic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/make-music-new-york-presents-andrea-btdmusic-nad-maddanmusic Date: June 21, 2014

Now in its eighth year, Make Music New York, is a unique festival of 1,000+ free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New York City, all on June 21st, the first day of summer. MMNY takes place simultaneously with similar festivities in more than 726 cities around the world — a global celebration of music making.

From 10 in the morning to 10 at night, musicians of all ages, creeds, and musical persuasions — from hip hop to opera, Latin jazz to punk rock — perform on streets, sidewalks, stoops, plazas, cemeteries, parks and gardens.

Lineup

Andrea - 12:00 p.m.

Singer songwriter in a jazz / pop idiom.

BTDMusic - 1:00 p.m.

Hip Hop duo from Harlem. Raised with a southern sound.

maddanmusic - 2:00 p.m.

Multi-keyboardist, live performance artist. There's no door that can't be opened with an open heart.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park)

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2014-06-21 2014-06-21 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.5354, -74.2083 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:27 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/house-tours Date: June 21, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-21 2014-06-21 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:05 EST
<![CDATA[Eating America]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/eating-america http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/eating-america Date: June 21, 2014

America was built on its stomach and made in the kitchen.

Explore how food was picked, prepared, preserved, and presented in this tour focused on kitchens and food.

You will visit the Historical Museum, Basket Maker's House, Guyon-Lake-Tysen House, Guyon Tavern, General Store.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-1611

Location: Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-21 2014-06-21 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Eating America]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/eating-america1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/21/eating-america1 Date: June 21, 2014

America was built on its stomach and made in the kitchen.

Explore how food was picked, prepared, preserved, and presented in this tour focused on kitchens and food.

You will visit the Historical Museum, Basket Maker's House, Guyon-Lake-Tysen House, Guyon Tavern, General Store.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-1611

Location: Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-21 2014-06-21 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Archery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/22/archery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/22/archery Date: June 22, 2014

Archery is also a wonderful way to improve focus and develop patience. Our trained Rangers will demonstrate the safe and proper way to draw a bow and shoot an arrow. Archery is a great way to build upper body strength!

Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your name in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 11th.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2014-06-22 2014-06-22 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.6032, -74.1613 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/22/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/22/house-tours Date: June 22, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-22 2014-06-22 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:05 EST
<![CDATA[Patriotic Sunday Annual Concert]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/22/patriotic-sunday-annual-concert http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/22/patriotic-sunday-annual-concert Date: June 22, 2014

The patriotic annual concert is sponsored by the Westerleigh Improvement Society. The South Shore Band will be performing.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2014-06-22 2014-06-22 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:56 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Solstice Evening Walk at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/22/summer-solstice-evening-walk-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/22/summer-solstice-evening-walk-at-conference-house-park Date: June 22, 2014

Celebrate the longest day of the year, the summer solstice, at NYC's southern most Park: Conference House Park. Enjoy a first day of summer early evening guided walk along the mile and a half of natural shoreline on the Raritan Bay and Arthur Kill. Learn about the park's natural and human history. Light refreshments will be served in the visitor center afterwards.

Meet at Conference House Park Visitor Center 298 Saterlee Street

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-22 2014-06-22 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/539f4e8dbb72e.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:01 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/23/shape-up-nyc-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/23/shape-up-nyc-aerobics Date: June 23, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Aerobics class is a moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-23 2014-06-23 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:21 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/24/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/24/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: June 24, 2014

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.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-24 2014-06-24 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:29 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/24/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/24/shape-up-nyc-zumba1 Date: June 24, 2014

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.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-24 2014-06-24 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:30 EST
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Conference House Park Invasive Removal NAVigator Qualifying Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/25/conference-house-park-invasive-removal-navigator-qualifying-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/25/conference-house-park-invasive-removal-navigator-qualifying-project Date: June 25, 2014

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Conference House Park to help care for a young newly planted forest. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the restored forest.

Volunteers will be trained in tree care, invasive weed identification and removal techniques. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants and clothing that can get dirty.

Space is limited. Registration is required for this event.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3318

Location: Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-25 2014-06-25 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5028, -74.2519 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:07 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Yoga - Relax and Stretch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/25/shape-up-nyc-yoga-relax-and-stretch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/25/shape-up-nyc-yoga-relax-and-stretch Date: June 25, 2014

Yoga - Relax and Stretch is an open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2014-06-25 2014-06-25 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.6433, -74.1094 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:28 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/26/shape-up-nyc-bootcamp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/26/shape-up-nyc-bootcamp Date: June 26, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Bootcamp is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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R034 McDonald Playground 2014-06-26 2014-06-26 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6291, -74.1155 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:23 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/27/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/27/house-tours Date: June 27, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-27 2014-06-27 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:05 EST
<![CDATA[South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/27/south-beach-rides-on-the-ballfield http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/27/south-beach-rides-on-the-ballfield Date: June 27, 2014

Every Friday this summer, join us at the South Beach ballfield for children's rides and family fun. At sunset, festivities continue with free movies on the beach.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 466-1767

Location: South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-06-27 2014-06-27 4:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.5883, -74.0679 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:41 EST
<![CDATA[Free Movies on the Beach: Jurassic Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/27/free-movies-on-the-beach-jurassic-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/27/free-movies-on-the-beach-jurassic-park Date: June 27, 2014

South Beach will host a free film screening every Friday this summer. Jurassic Park will be showing on June 27th.

Start time: 9:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 466-1767

Location: South Beach Boardwalk (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-06-27 2014-06-27 9:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.5893, -74.0659 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:40 EST
<![CDATA[Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: June 28, 2014

Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.

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 2014-06-28 2014-06-28 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/535b12e79fe5e.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:04 EST
<![CDATA[Community Open House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/community-open-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/community-open-house Date: June 28, 2014

Join us for a full day of festivities to celebrate the completion of a major restoration to one of New York City’s oldest homes!

Thanks largely to public voting, the Alice Austen House received a major grant from American Express Partners in Partners in Preservation program, a partnership of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the American Express Foundation, to make much-needed repairs to the woodwork and give the house a fresh coat of paint. Join us to see the results of what you helped accomplish! Featuring tours on the hour and performances on the lawn, curated by Deep Tanks Studio. This program is part of the NYC Landmarks50 Alliance, the multi-year celebration of the 50th anniversary of New York City's Landmarks Law.

There will be food, performances, family activities, tours, music, games and more!

Schedule of activities (subject to change):

11:00: House and Museum Tour

12:00: Garden Tour , Performance | Where is Home? and Never Lose Hope

1:00: House and Museum Tour, Performance | Black Cloud. Gloomy Shadow

1:30: General Comments

2:00: Restoration Tour

3:00: Performance | Mother's Roots

3:15: Harbor Tour

4:00: House and Museum Tour, Performance | Rock the Cradle or Cradle the Rock

Updated schedule can be found at aliceausten.org/events

Rain or Shine.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2014-06-28 2014-06-28 11:00 am 5:00 am 40.6146, -74.0631 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53a457bbe3a39.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:06 EST
<![CDATA[5th Annual Raritan Bay Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/free-kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/free-kayaking Date: June 28, 2014

Join Conference House Park Conservancy and NYC Parks as we celebrate the 5th Annual Raritan Bay Festival.

There will be live music, food, activities for kids and free kayaking. NY Aquarium will bring live sea creatures for children to pet. Pete the Magican will be performing magic tricks, and "Patrick" will amuse kids with his wacky antics and music. Fishing poles, bait and instruction will be available at the shorefront. Information on preserving our beaches will be given by the Harbor School.

Take S.I. Rapid Transit to Tottenville stop and board free shuttle to Conference House Park.

S.I. Bus: S59, S78 at Hylan Blvd. and Craig Ave.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-28 2014-06-28 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/539e1d777a96d.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:40 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/house-tours Date: June 28, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-28 2014-06-28 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:05 EST
<![CDATA[Eating America]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/eating-america http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/eating-america Date: June 28, 2014

America was built on its stomach and made in the kitchen.

Explore how food was picked, prepared, preserved, and presented in this tour focused on kitchens and food.

You will visit the Historical Museum, Basket Maker's House, Guyon-Lake-Tysen House, Guyon Tavern, General Store.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-1611

Location: Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-28 2014-06-28 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Eating America]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/eating-america1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/eating-america1 Date: June 28, 2014

America was built on its stomach and made in the kitchen.

Explore how food was picked, prepared, preserved, and presented in this tour focused on kitchens and food.

You will visit the Historical Museum, Basket Maker's House, Guyon-Lake-Tysen House, Guyon Tavern, General Store.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-1611

Location: Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-06-28 2014-06-28 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping in Blue Heron Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/family-camping http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/28/family-camping Date: June 28, 2014

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the spring and summer, and we look forward to welcoming your family. Tents are provided.

Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 18th.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

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

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2014-06-28 2014-06-28 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5309, -74.1778 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Birding]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/29/birding http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/29/birding Date: June 29, 2014

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. We offer birding programs throughout the year. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: High Rock Ranger Station (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-06-29 2014-06-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5794, -74.1263 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/29/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/06/29/house-tours Date: June 29, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-06-29 2014-06-29 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:05 EST
<![CDATA[Puppet Mobile "Little Red's Hood"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/01/puppet-mobile-little-reds-hood http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/01/puppet-mobile-little-reds-hood Date: July 1, 2014

Bring the kids for a free puppet show at Westerleigh Park. It is about a 30 minute show. Come out and enjoy the show.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 442-0336

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 12:00 pm 12:30 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53556cc07e615.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:00 EST
<![CDATA[Sunset Family Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/02/sunset-family-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/02/sunset-family-festival Date: July 2, 2014

The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors. For more information, visit the Sunset Family Festival website.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 466-1767

Location: Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-07-02 2014-07-02 4:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.5904, -74.0666 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:12 EST
<![CDATA[SummerStage Presents: The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series Mary-Jane Lee (soprano), Ginger Costa-Jackson (mezzo-soprano), and Yunpeng Wang (baritone), accompanied by pianist Dan Saunders]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/03/summerstage-presents-the-metropolitan-opera-summer-recital-series-maryjane-lee-soprano-ginger-costajackson-mezzosoprano-and-yunpeng-wang-baritone-accompanied-by-pianist-dan-saunders http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/03/summerstage-presents-the-metropolitan-opera-summer-recital-series-maryjane-lee-soprano-ginger-costajackson-mezzosoprano-and-yunpeng-wang-baritone-accompanied-by-pianist-dan-saunders Date: July 3, 2014

An enchanting evening of favorite opera arias and duets featuring rising Metropolitan Opera stars.

Mary-Jane Lee (soprano) is in her first year of the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. Most recently, she was featured as Parasha in Mavra, as part of a co-production of the Met and the Juilliard School, conducted by James Levine. She has received awards from the Met’s National Council Auditions, the Licia Albanese–Puccini Foundation Vocal Competition, the Palm Beach Opera Vocal Competition, and the Dallas Opera Guild Competition.

Ginger Costa-Jackson (mezzo-soprano) is a graduate of the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program and a Samling Scholar. She made her Met debut in the Opening Night Gala of the 2008–09 season and has since appeared in the Met premiere of Nixon in China, new productions of Thaïs and Manon, and in Cavalleria Rusticana, Lulu, La Fanciulla del West, Carmen, and Francesca da Rimini. Next season, she will appear in Xavier Montsalvatge’s El Gato con Botas with Gotham Chamber Opera in New York and return to the Met as Lola in a new production of Cavalleria Rusticana.

Yunpeng Wang (baritone) is in his first year of the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. This past season, he was featured as Fieramosca in Benvenuto Cellini as part of a co-production of the Met and the Juilliard School, conducted by James Levine. He was a first prize–winner in the Alan M. and Joan Taub Ades Vocal Competition at the Manhattan School of Music in 2013 and recently won the Second Place Prize, the Zarzuela Prize, and the Audience Award at Plácido Domingo’s Operalia World Opera Competition.

Dan Saunders is increasingly well known to audiences around the world as an accomplished conductor and pianist. An assistant conductor to James Levine and Seiji Ozawa and a recitalist with many of the world's finest soloists, he served as the associate conductor of the Virginia Opera from 2000 until 2006 and is currently an assistant conductor with the Met. This past season, he served on the music staff for Met productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Der Rosenkavalier, Die Fledermaus, and Arabella.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Clove Lakes Park

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2014-07-03 2014-07-03 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6174, -74.1117 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/535057b345103.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:10 EST
<![CDATA[Independence Day Celebration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/04/independence-day-celebration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/04/independence-day-celebration Date: July 4, 2014

Enjoy a pie-baking demonstration and bring a pie you baked at home to enter the Pie Baking Contestan exciting competition that pits ordinary citizens of today against expert "colonial" cooks.

Help to churn old-time ice cream, participate in the Pinwheel Parade, and meet patriotic villagers from the 1800s and earlier.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-1611 x281

Location: Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2014-07-04 2014-07-04 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:09 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/04/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/04/house-tours Date: July 4, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-07-04 2014-07-04 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:05 EST
<![CDATA[South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/04/south-beach-rides-on-the-ballfield http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/04/south-beach-rides-on-the-ballfield Date: July 4, 2014

Every Friday this summer, join us at the South Beach ballfield for children's rides and family fun. At sunset, festivities continue with free movies on the beach.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 466-1767

Location: South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-07-04 2014-07-04 4:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.5883, -74.0679 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:41 EST
<![CDATA[Free Movies on the Beach: National Treasure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/04/free-movies-on-the-beach-national-treasure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/04/free-movies-on-the-beach-national-treasure Date: July 4, 2014

South Beach will host a free film screening every Friday this summer. National Treasure will be showing on July 4th.

Start time: 9:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 466-1767

Location: South Beach Boardwalk (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-07-04 2014-07-04 9:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.5893, -74.0659 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:40 EST