NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:24:02 GMT <![CDATA[SummerStage Kids Presents: Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/01/summerstage-kids-wildlife-theater-from-the-central-park-zoo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/01/summerstage-kids-wildlife-theater-from-the-central-park-zoo Date: August 1, 2014

Wildlife Theater is the outreach program for the WCS and the Central Park Zoo.

Wildlife Theater travels the tri-state area entertaining and education children and families about wild things and wild places. From penguins to polar bears, dinosaurs to butterflies, children leave the theater with a new wonder for the world around them.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 360-8290

Location: Bloomingdale Park

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2014-08-01 2014-08-01 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.5322, -74.2095 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/536119ae5dbd4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:07 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/01/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/01/house-tours Date: August 1, 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 2014-08-01 2014-08-01 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[Six-Legged Wonders]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/01/sixlegged-wonders http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/01/sixlegged-wonders Date: August 1, 2014

Summer is a great time to discover some of the Greenbelt’s smallest residents.

From brilliant butterflies to chirping crickets, lots of insects can be found crawling and flying through the forest. First, we will learn what makes an insect and insect. Next, we will go outside on a short walk in search of insects. Finally, we will create our very own insect to take home.

Program is suitable for ages 4-8. Registration is required.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-01 2014-08-01 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:11 EDT
<![CDATA[South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/01/south-beach-rides-on-the-ballfield http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/01/south-beach-rides-on-the-ballfield Date: August 1, 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 2014-08-01 2014-08-01 4:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.5883, -74.0679 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:41 EST
<![CDATA[Teen Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/01/teen-rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/01/teen-rock-your-seat Date: August 1, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-01 2014-08-01 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:18 EST
<![CDATA[Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: August 2, 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 2014-08-02 2014-08-02 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[Adult Art: Symmetry in Motion (Watercolors)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/adult-art-symmetry-in-motion-watercolors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/adult-art-symmetry-in-motion-watercolors Date: August 2, 2014

From the graceful beauty of a butterfly’s wings to the aerodynamically designed bodies of a dragonfly, formal balance is found throughout the insect world. Discover the wonder of some of the Greenbelt’s smallest but most colorful seasonal inhabitants and their surroundings as we capture their likeness in watercolors. Group and individual attention given to all participants. No additional supplies needed! Class size is limited, and prepaid registration is required.

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 2014-08-02 2014-08-02 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:27 EST
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/rock-your-seat Date: August 2, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-02 2014-08-02 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:10 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/house-tours Date: August 2, 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 2014-08-02 2014-08-02 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[Staten Island Beach Fest: DJ DAN spinning hits for the kids of Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/staten-island-beach-fest-dj-dan-spinning-hits-for-the-kids-of-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/staten-island-beach-fest-dj-dan-spinning-hits-for-the-kids-of-staten-island Date: August 2, 2014

Join DJ DAN of Get Down Entertainment as he spins hits and entertains kids with cool giveaways on the Midland Beach Concert Lawn.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-02 2014-08-02 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.5778, -74.0782 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53ce6ecce113a.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:43 EST
<![CDATA[Staten Island Beach Fest: Play Mobiles on the Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/staten-island-beach-fest-play-mobiles-on-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/staten-island-beach-fest-play-mobiles-on-the-beach Date: August 2, 2014

Bring the family to the Midland Beach Promenade Lawn as NYC Parks brings out the play mobiles! There will be face painting, a bean bag toss, nok hockey and hula hoops.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Midland Beach Promenade Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-02 2014-08-02 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.5773, -74.079 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53dbfe0a68072.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:43 EST
<![CDATA[Eating America]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/eating-america http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/eating-america Date: August 2, 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 2014-08-02 2014-08-02 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/2014/08/02/eating-america1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/eating-america1 Date: August 2, 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 2014-08-02 2014-08-02 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/2014/08/02/family-camping http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/02/family-camping Date: August 2, 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.

Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Tuesday, July 22.

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 2014-08-02 2014-08-02 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5309, -74.1778 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Dog Days of Summer Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/03/dog-days-of-summer-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/03/dog-days-of-summer-hike Date: August 3, 2014

Hike with your canine companion before the heat of the day. Learn the trails on this moderate hike through the woods and make new friends. Meet at the lower level parking lot of High Rock Park [Nevada Ave. off Rockland Ave.] Registration required, limited to 12 people and their dogs.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-08-03 2014-08-03 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Staten Island Beach Fest: Brothers Entertainment Dance-Off]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/03/staten-island-beach-fest-brothers-entertainment-dance-off http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/03/staten-island-beach-fest-brothers-entertainment-dance-off Date: August 3, 2014

Join and dance with Brothers Entertainment, the one and only local Staten Island DJ Company, as they play this summer's hottest hits on the Midland Beach Concert Lawn, adjacent to Fantasy Shore Amusement Park - come one, come all!

Brother's Entertainment DJ Company will partner with Staten Island Beach Fest throughout the summer. Other appearance dates include Sunday, August 10; Saturday, August 23; and Sunday, August 31.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-03 2014-08-03 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.5778, -74.0782 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:43 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/03/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/03/house-tours Date: August 3, 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 2014-08-03 2014-08-03 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[Sunset Family Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/03/sunset-family-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/03/sunset-family-festival Date: August 3, 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 2014-08-03 2014-08-03 4:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.5904, -74.0666 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:12 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/04/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/04/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt Date: August 4, 2014

It's not too late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/7 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-2165 ext. 1

Location: High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-08-04 2014-08-04 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5838, -74.1233 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:49 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Workshops at the Conference House: Antique Paper Making]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/04/summer-workshops-at-the-conference-house-antique-paper-making http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/04/summer-workshops-at-the-conference-house-antique-paper-making Date: August 4, 2014

Go through the process of making your own "antique paper" and bring it home with you! For ages 6 - 12. Taught by Maryann Diglio

**Pre-registration required with payment**

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-08-04 2014-08-04 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:04 EST
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/04/summerstage-kids-puppetmobile http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/04/summerstage-kids-puppetmobile Date: August 4, 2014

City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids. The production features a dozen, hand-made marionettes crafted by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre. Like many of today’s children, Little Red is a smart, young city slicker who is to focused on her smartphone to notice her surroundings. Wulfric is a misunderstood wolf with a sweet tooth. When Little Red travels from New York City to the country to deliver some cupcakes to her Grandma, she encounters a colorful cast of characters as Wulfric the Wolf tries to head her off at the pass. Little Red’s Hood is directed by Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre's Artistic Director Bruce Cannon and written by Liam Hurley.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 360-8290

Location: Willowbrook Park

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2014-08-04 2014-08-04 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.6036, -74.1584 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/536115fd85320.jpeg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:07 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/05/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/05/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt Date: August 5, 2014

It's not too late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/7 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-2165 ext. 1

Location: High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-08-05 2014-08-05 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5838, -74.1233 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:49 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/05/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt-mini-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/05/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt-mini-camp Date: August 5, 2014

It's not to late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 3 - 5 years runs from 7/8 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-05 2014-08-05 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:50 EST
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/05/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/05/rock-your-seat Date: August 5, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-05 2014-08-05 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:11 EST
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The LEGO Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/05/summer-movie-series-the-lego-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/05/summer-movie-series-the-lego-movie Date: August 5, 2014

See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers! No RSVP required, just bring yourself and a blanket to sit on.

In The LEGO Movie, an ordinary LEGO minifigure is mistakenly placed on a team whose quest is to save the world from an evil LEGO tyrant! Rated PG.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Conference House Park

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-08-05 2014-08-05 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.5019, -74.228 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/539f61698b263.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:54 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt Date: August 6, 2014

It's not too late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/7 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-2165 ext. 1

Location: High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-08-06 2014-08-06 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5838, -74.1233 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:49 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt-mini-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt-mini-camp Date: August 6, 2014

It's not to late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 3 - 5 years runs from 7/8 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-06 2014-08-06 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:50 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Workshops at the Conference House: Colonial Tin Punch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/summer-workshops-at-the-conference-house-colonial-tin-punch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/summer-workshops-at-the-conference-house-colonial-tin-punch Date: August 6, 2014

Learn how it was before electricity! Use recycled cans to make your own luminary. For ages 6 - 12. Taught by Nina Gulinello.

**Pre-registration is required with payment**

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-08-06 2014-08-06 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:04 EST
<![CDATA[Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology: Dunes 'Walk and Talk']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/dunes-drawing-and-dendrology http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/dunes-drawing-and-dendrology Date: August 6, 2014

This Dunes 'walk and talk' is part of a new summer program, a thematic series of nature walks, talks, and art workshops, designed to encompass the various natural elements of Conference House Park.

This educational 'walk and talk' is designed to increase the appreciation and understanding of Conference House Park's waterfront environment: the signature bluffs, dunes, meadows, and wetlands. The walk will highlight some of the resiliency initiatives being undertaken to better protect and safeguard the shoreline from future severe weather events.

Multiple events (including drawing workshops and a "Dendrology" walk) are running through August, please take a look at the events calendar for the other dates.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-08-06 2014-08-06 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53d3b9255e42d.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:17 EST
<![CDATA[Sunset Family Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/sunset-family-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/sunset-family-festival Date: August 6, 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 2014-08-06 2014-08-06 4:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.5904, -74.0666 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:12 EST
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/summer-movie-series-despicable-me-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/06/summer-movie-series-despicable-me-2 Date: August 6, 2014

See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers! No RSVP required, just bring yourself and a blanket to sit on.

In Despicable Me 2, Gru and the minions are back, this time to help the Anti-Villain League track down the most powerful criminal yet! Rated PG.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Dugan Playground

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R026 Dugan Playground 2014-08-06 2014-08-06 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.5614, -74.1108 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/539f61be4d477.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:53 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/07/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/07/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt Date: August 7, 2014

It's not too late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/7 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-2165 ext. 1

Location: High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-08-07 2014-08-07 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5838, -74.1233 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:49 EST
<![CDATA[MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/07/milliontreesnyc-treelc-workshop-in-the-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/07/milliontreesnyc-treelc-workshop-in-the-manhattan Date: August 7, 2014

Help water and care for the 110,000+ 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. All participants will care for trees using small gardening tools and watering buckets. Please dress for light gardening work, wear close-toed shoes, and bring a refillable water bottle. All MillionTreesNYC events are rain or shine.

Registration is required.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6803

Location: Beach St. and Water St. (in Tappen Park)

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R028 Tappen Park 2014-08-07 2014-08-07 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6272, -74.0765 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:32 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/07/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt-mini-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/07/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt-mini-camp Date: August 7, 2014

It's not to late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 3 - 5 years runs from 7/8 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-07 2014-08-07 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:50 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/07/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/07/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park Date: August 7, 2014

Join the Summer Sports Experience! It's just for kids, and it's a fun introduction to the fundamentals of sports.

No registration is necessary and the program is totally free.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2014-08-07 2014-08-07 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6379, -74.1191 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:02 EST
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/07/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/07/rock-your-seat Date: August 7, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-07 2014-08-07 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:11 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sunset Concert Series: Rock and Acoustic Soft Rock]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/07/summer-sunset-concert-series-rock-and-acoustic-soft-rock http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/07/summer-sunset-concert-series-rock-and-acoustic-soft-rock Date: August 7, 2014

Staten Island Borough President James Oddo and Council Members Ignizio, Matteo and Rose are pleased to present a summer concert series in Staten Island's neighborhood parks.

Tonight's perfomances feature Gifford's Lane and James Santarella.

Parks will be open at 6 p.m. Concerts start at 6:30 p.m.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 1150 Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2014-08-07 2014-08-07 6:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.6195, -74.1074 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53dbd623b1a30.JPG Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:04 EST
<![CDATA[Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology: Drawing 'Chalk and Talk']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/dunes-drawing-and-dendrology-drawing-chalk-and-talk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/dunes-drawing-and-dendrology-drawing-chalk-and-talk Date: August 8, 2014

This Drawing 'talk and chalk' workshop is part of a new summer program, a thematic series of nature walks, talks, and art workshops, designed to encompass the various natural elements of Conference House Park.

This introductory workshop provides basic how-to instruction, along with the materials, for exploring and capturing the varied landscape of Conference House Park. Classes will be held outdoors – weather permitting.

Multiple events (including the Dunes walk, other drawng workshops and the Dendrology walk) are running through August; please see the events calendar for the other dates.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-08-08 2014-08-08 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53d7d75c66372.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:18 EST
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/summerstage-kids-puppetmobile http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/summerstage-kids-puppetmobile Date: August 8, 2014

City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids. The production features a dozen, hand-made marionettes crafted by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre. Like many of today’s children, Little Red is a smart, young city slicker who is to focused on her smartphone to notice her surroundings. Wulfric is a misunderstood wolf with a sweet tooth. When Little Red travels from New York City to the country to deliver some cupcakes to her Grandma, she encounters a colorful cast of characters as Wulfric the Wolf tries to head her off at the pass. Little Red’s Hood is directed by Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre's Artistic Director Bruce Cannon and written by Liam Hurley.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 360-8290

Location: Bloomingdale Park

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2014-08-08 2014-08-08 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.5322, -74.2095 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5361170310cc7.jpeg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:07 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park Date: August 8, 2014

Join the Summer Sports Experience! It's just for kids, and it's a fun introduction to the fundamentals of sports.

No registration is necessary and the program is totally free.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2014-08-08 2014-08-08 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6379, -74.1191 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:02 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/house-tours Date: August 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 2014-08-08 2014-08-08 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[Ladybugs!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/ladybugs http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/ladybugs Date: August 8, 2014

Learn how to identify ladybugs and become part of a citizen science program, the Lost Ladybug project, to help Cornell University scientists track ladybugs. Bring your digital camera. After a short walk around the nature center in search of ladybugs, we will make a ladybug note holder to remind us of the beauty and significance of ladybugs. Suitable for children age 8 and up.

This free program is part of the Time Warner Cable Awesome Afternoons series. Registration required.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-08 2014-08-08 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:01:23 EDT
<![CDATA[South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/south-beach-rides-on-the-ballfield http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/south-beach-rides-on-the-ballfield Date: August 8, 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 2014-08-08 2014-08-08 4:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.5883, -74.0679 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:41 EST
<![CDATA[Teen Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/teen-rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/teen-rock-your-seat Date: August 8, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-08 2014-08-08 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:18 EST
<![CDATA[Army National Guard Band]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/army-national-guard-band http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/08/army-national-guard-band Date: August 8, 2014

The 42nd Infantry Division Band is comprised of soldiers from all over NY State (several are from Staten Island) that are committed to serving our country and local communities. As members of the New York Army National Guard, the unit was most recently activated to support Hurricane Sandy Recovery Operations on Staten Island, in Rockland County, and at Floyd Bennett field. Come out and enjoy our Army National Guard Band. We want to thank them for all that they do to keep us safe.

Bring a blanket or chair, sit on the grass and enjoy the great music being played.

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 2014-08-08 2014-08-08 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:31 EST
<![CDATA[Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: August 9, 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 2014-08-09 2014-08-09 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[Staten Island Beach Fest: Outdoor Fitness Tips and Routines]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/staten-island-beach-fest-outdoor-fitness-tips-and-routines http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/staten-island-beach-fest-outdoor-fitness-tips-and-routines Date: August 9, 2014

Come out and get fit! Join Logan Shaw of L-Shaw Fitness as he provides free tips and workout routines on the Midland Beach Promenade Lawn.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Midland Beach Promenade Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-09 2014-08-09 10:30 am 12:00 pm 40.5773, -74.079 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53ce6fbc4bf47.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:43 EST
<![CDATA[Adult Art: Symmetry in Motion (Watercolors)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/adult-art-symmetry-in-motion-watercolors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/adult-art-symmetry-in-motion-watercolors Date: August 9, 2014

From the graceful beauty of a butterfly’s wings to the aerodynamically designed bodies of a dragonfly, formal balance is found throughout the insect world. Discover the wonder of some of the Greenbelt’s smallest but most colorful seasonal inhabitants and their surroundings as we capture their likeness in watercolors. Group and individual attention given to all participants. No additional supplies needed! Class size is limited, and prepaid registration is required.

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 2014-08-09 2014-08-09 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:27 EST
<![CDATA[Basic Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/basic-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/basic-canoeing Date: August 9, 2014

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City.

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. Participation in a mandatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is required.

Most canoe programs are first-come, first-serve. For ages 8 years old and up.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2014-08-09 2014-08-09 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.6236, -74.1183 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:44 EST
<![CDATA[Staten Island Beach Fest: Believe in Bikram]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/staten-island-beach-fest-believe-in-bikram http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/staten-island-beach-fest-believe-in-bikram Date: August 9, 2014

Join Bikram Yoga Staten Island and Believe Fitness on the Concert Lawn as they team together for an uplifing summer workout session. Come out and enjoy free tutorials from fitness industry experts on nutritional guidance, meal planning, and weight management.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-09 2014-08-09 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5778, -74.0782 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53c9892fd7810.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:43 EST
<![CDATA[Through the Lens Part 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/through-the-lens-part-2-rain-date-august-10th http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/through-the-lens-part-2-rain-date-august-10th Date: August 9, 2014

Join local award-winning nature photographer Jarred Sutton as he teaches how he photographed all his subjects in "After Hurricane Sandy: A Look at Conserving Our Seashores & Marshes" a Staten Island Arts Grant-funded program. Jarred will teach all the techniques on how he took all his photographs from his trips along the northeast shoreline. A slideshow presentation will be shown, followed by a short photo hike providing an opportunity to put what you've learned into practice! For more information, visit http://www.jarredsutton.com Free program.

Registration required. Call (718) 351-3450 or email naturecenter@sigreenbelt.org.

Rain date August 10.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-08-09 2014-08-09 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/rock-your-seat Date: August 9, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-09 2014-08-09 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:10 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/house-tours Date: August 9, 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 2014-08-09 2014-08-09 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/2014/08/09/eating-america http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/eating-america Date: August 9, 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 2014-08-09 2014-08-09 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:52 EDT
<![CDATA[All-American BBQ Fundraiser]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/allamerican-bbq-fundraiser http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/allamerican-bbq-fundraiser Date: August 9, 2014

Enjoy food, games, a DJ, raffles and more at the All-American BBQ Fundraiser. All proceeds will benefit the Conference House

Please note: Prepaid tickets are required for this event. Please contact Conference House Park at the contact information below to reserve your tickets.

Rain date: August 10

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-08-09 2014-08-09 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:28 EST
<![CDATA[Eating America]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/eating-america1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/09/eating-america1 Date: August 9, 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 2014-08-09 2014-08-09 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Freshwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/10/freshwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/10/freshwater-fishing Date: August 10, 2014

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. Participation in a mandatory safety review lead by a trained Ranger is required. All equipment is provided. All fishing programs are catch-and-release only and most programs are first-come, first serve. Families and children ages 8 and years and older are welcome to participate in fishing programs.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Parking Lot (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2014-08-10 2014-08-10 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6189, -74.1064 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:01:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/10/free-kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/10/free-kayaking Date: August 10, 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: (718) 448-3306

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 2014-08-10 2014-08-10 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.593, -74.0612 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53dd501149cb4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:40 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/10/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/10/house-tours Date: August 10, 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 2014-08-10 2014-08-10 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[Staten Island Beach Fest: Brothers Entertainment Dance-Off]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/10/staten-island-beach-fest-brothers-entertainment-dance-off http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/10/staten-island-beach-fest-brothers-entertainment-dance-off Date: August 10, 2014

Join and dance with Brothers Entertainment, the one and only local Staten Island DJ Company, as they play this summer's hottest hits on the Midland Beach Concert Lawn, adjacent to Fantasy Shore Amusement Park - come one, come all!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-10 2014-08-10 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.5778, -74.0782 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:43 EST
<![CDATA[Sunset Family Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/10/sunset-family-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/10/sunset-family-festival Date: August 10, 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 2014-08-10 2014-08-10 4:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.5904, -74.0666 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:12 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/11/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/11/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt Date: August 11, 2014

It's not too late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/7 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-2165 ext. 1

Location: High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-08-11 2014-08-11 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5838, -74.1233 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:49 EST
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids Presents: Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/11/summerstage-kids-wildlife-theater-from-the-central-park-zoo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/11/summerstage-kids-wildlife-theater-from-the-central-park-zoo Date: August 11, 2014

Wildlife Theater is the outreach program for the WCS and the Central Park Zoo.

Wildlife Theater travels the tri-state area entertaining and education children and families about wild things and wild places. From penguins to polar bears, dinosaurs to butterflies, children leave the theater with a new wonder for the world around them.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 360-8290

Location: Willowbrook Park

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2014-08-11 2014-08-11 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.6036, -74.1584 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53611a19e42a1.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:07 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/11/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/11/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park Date: August 11, 2014

Join the Summer Sports Experience! It's just for kids, and it's a fun introduction to the fundamentals of sports.

No registration is necessary and the program is totally free.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2014-08-11 2014-08-11 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6379, -74.1191 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:02 EST
<![CDATA[Clove Lakes Park Invasive Removal NAVigator Qualifying Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/12/clove-lakes-park-invasive-removal-navigator-qualifying-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/12/clove-lakes-park-invasive-removal-navigator-qualifying-project Date: August 12, 2014

Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Clove Lakes Park to help care for a 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. Please meet your NAV Technical Leader at Slosson Avenue and Drake Avenue.. Space is limited. Registration is required for this event.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1463

Location: Slosson and Drake Ave (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2014-08-12 2014-08-12 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.6193, -74.1187 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:04 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/12/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/12/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt Date: August 12, 2014

It's not too late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/7 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-2165 ext. 1

Location: High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-08-12 2014-08-12 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5838, -74.1233 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:49 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/12/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt-mini-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/12/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt-mini-camp Date: August 12, 2014

It's not to late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 3 - 5 years runs from 7/8 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-12 2014-08-12 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:50 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/12/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/12/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park Date: August 12, 2014

Join the Summer Sports Experience! It's just for kids, and it's a fun introduction to the fundamentals of sports.

No registration is necessary and the program is totally free.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2014-08-12 2014-08-12 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6379, -74.1191 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:02 EST
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/12/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/12/rock-your-seat Date: August 12, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-12 2014-08-12 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:11 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt Date: August 13, 2014

It's not too late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/7 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-2165 ext. 1

Location: High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-08-13 2014-08-13 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5838, -74.1233 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:49 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt-mini-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt-mini-camp Date: August 13, 2014

It's not to late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 3 - 5 years runs from 7/8 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-13 2014-08-13 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:50 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Fun for the Wee Ones]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/summer-fun-for-the-wee-ones-for-ages-24-year-old http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/summer-fun-for-the-wee-ones-for-ages-24-year-old Date: August 13, 2014

Come join us for stories, snacks and sprinkler fun in the Greenbelt.

Registration required. Space is limited. Suitable for ages 2-4 years old.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-13 2014-08-13 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:50 EST
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/summerstage-kids-puppetmobile http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/summerstage-kids-puppetmobile Date: August 13, 2014

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids. The production features a dozen, hand-made marionettes crafted by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre. Like many of today’s children, Little Red is a smart, young city slicker who is to focused on her smartphone to notice her surroundings. Wulfric is a misunderstood wolf with a sweet tooth. When Little Red travels from New York City to the country to deliver some cupcakes to her Grandma, she encounters a colorful cast of characters as Wulfric the Wolf tries to head her off at the pass. Little Red’s Hood is directed by Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre's Artistic Director Bruce Cannon and written by Liam Hurley.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 360-8290

Location: Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2014-08-13 2014-08-13 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.6409, -74.1358 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/536117fd6e57b.jpeg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:07 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park Date: August 13, 2014

Join the Summer Sports Experience! It's just for kids, and it's a fun introduction to the fundamentals of sports.

No registration is necessary and the program is totally free.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2014-08-13 2014-08-13 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6379, -74.1191 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:02 EST
<![CDATA[Weekday Weed Warriors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/weekday-weed-warriors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/weekday-weed-warriors Date: August 13, 2014

There is a war against weeds, and we would love to enlist you in the battle. Help us spruce up the grounds of the Greenbelt Nature Center during the growing season: weeding, watering, mulching, and more. Bring water and a snack. Community service credit is available. Recommended for teens and adults who can do strenuous outdoor activities. Registration required.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-13 2014-08-13 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:44 EST
<![CDATA[Sunset Family Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/sunset-family-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/13/sunset-family-festival Date: August 13, 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 2014-08-13 2014-08-13 4:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.5904, -74.0666 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:12 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt Date: August 14, 2014

It's not too late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/7 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-2165 ext. 1

Location: High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-08-14 2014-08-14 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5838, -74.1233 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:49 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt-mini-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/summer-camp-in-the-greenbelt-mini-camp Date: August 14, 2014

It's not to late to register for camp this season!

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 3 - 5 years runs from 7/8 to 8/14 at High Rock Park.

For more information visit the Greenbelt Conservancy website below.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-14 2014-08-14 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:50 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park Date: August 14, 2014

Join the Summer Sports Experience! It's just for kids, and it's a fun introduction to the fundamentals of sports.

No registration is necessary and the program is totally free.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2014-08-14 2014-08-14 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6379, -74.1191 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:02 EST
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/rock-your-seat Date: August 14, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-14 2014-08-14 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:11 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sunset Concert Series: R&B and '80s Covers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/summer-sunset-concert-series-rb-and-80s-covers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/summer-sunset-concert-series-rb-and-80s-covers Date: August 14, 2014

Staten Island Borough President James Oddo and Council Members Ignizio, Matteo and Rose are pleased to present a summer concert series in Staten Island's neighborhood parks.

Tonight's perfomances feature The Silas Knight Project and Rock Farm.

Parks will be open at 6 p.m. Concerts start at 6:30 p.m.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone:

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-14 2014-08-14 6:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53dbd623b1a30.JPG Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:04 EST
<![CDATA[Artist Talk: Glenna Gordon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/artist-talk-glenna-gordon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/artist-talk-glenna-gordon Date: August 14, 2014

"Photography is my means of discovering the world is infinitely more interesting than I ever could have imagined. It is a tool to tell specific stories about specific places and of learning that heroes are flawed and enemies are human." - Glenna Gordon

Held in conjunction with our current exhibition, Invisible Migrations, documentary photographer Glenna Gordon will discuss her recent work on issues of migration and forced displacement in Africa. RSVP to info@aliceausten.org or call (718) 816-4506 x10.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506 x10

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2014-08-14 2014-08-14 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.6146, -74.0631 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:39 EST
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Coraline 3D]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/summer-movie-series-coraline-3d http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/14/summer-movie-series-coraline-3d Date: August 14, 2014

See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers! No RSVP required, just bring yourself and a blanket to sit on.

In Coraline 3D, an adventurous girl discovers a door to a seemingly perfect world in her new house, but she soon discovers this world has sinister secrets. Rated PG.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Macarthur Park (in Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park)

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R067 Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park 2014-08-14 2014-08-14 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.5868, -74.1003 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/539f64d6c53db.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:53 EST
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids Presents: Mr. Chris' Musical Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/15/summerstage-kids-presents-mr-chris-musical-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/15/summerstage-kids-presents-mr-chris-musical-experience Date: August 15, 2014

Chris Daniels, also known by many children and families as 'Mr. Chris' is the energetic and entertaining host of 'Mr. Chris Musical Experience'. His Musical Experience is a high energy and engaging blend of hip hop music, storytelling, team building games and dance...All with a focus on learning through entertainment. We call it 'Edutainment'.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bloomingdale Park

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2014-08-15 2014-08-15 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.5322, -74.2095 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53614ffd82012.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:06 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/15/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/15/summer-sports-experience-corporal-thompson-park Date: August 15, 2014

Join the Summer Sports Experience! It's just for kids, and it's a fun introduction to the fundamentals of sports.

No registration is necessary and the program is totally free.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2014-08-15 2014-08-15 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6379, -74.1191 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:02 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/15/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/15/house-tours Date: August 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 2014-08-15 2014-08-15 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[South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/15/south-beach-rides-on-the-ballfield http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/15/south-beach-rides-on-the-ballfield Date: August 15, 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 2014-08-15 2014-08-15 4:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.5883, -74.0679 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:41 EST
<![CDATA[Teen Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/15/teen-rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/15/teen-rock-your-seat Date: August 15, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-15 2014-08-15 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:17 EST
<![CDATA[Family Camping]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/15/family-camping http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/15/family-camping Date: August 15, 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.

Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery visit, www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Tuesday, August 5th. One entry per family.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Conference House Beach (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-08-15 2014-08-15 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.5012, -74.2332 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:29 EST
<![CDATA[Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/cleaningmaintaining-westerleigh-park Date: August 16, 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 2014-08-16 2014-08-16 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[Conference House Park Invasive Removal: NAVigator Qualifying Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/conference-house-park-invasive-removal-navigator-qualifying-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/conference-house-park-invasive-removal-navigator-qualifying-project Date: August 16, 2014

Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) at Conference House Park to help remove invasive exotic vegetation from the forest. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the restored forest. Volunteers will be trained in invasive weed identification and removal techniques. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants and clothing that can get dirty. SCA will be providing breakfast and lunch for volunteers. Please meet your NAV Technical Lead at Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street. A free shuttle will be provided from the Tottenville stop on the Staten Island Railway. Space is limited. Registration is required for this event.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-08-16 2014-08-16 9:30 am 2:30 pm 40.5028, -74.2518 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:07 EST
<![CDATA[Adult Art: Symmetry in Motion (Watercolors)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/adult-art-symmetry-in-motion-watercolors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/adult-art-symmetry-in-motion-watercolors Date: August 16, 2014

From the graceful beauty of a butterfly’s wings to the aerodynamically designed bodies of a dragonfly, formal balance is found throughout the insect world. Discover the wonder of some of the Greenbelt’s smallest but most colorful seasonal inhabitants and their surroundings as we capture their likeness in watercolors. Group and individual attention given to all participants. No additional supplies needed! Class size is limited, and prepaid registration is required.

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 2014-08-16 2014-08-16 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:27 EST
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/rock-your-seat Date: August 16, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-16 2014-08-16 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:10 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/house-tours Date: August 16, 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 2014-08-16 2014-08-16 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[Asian Fest 2014]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/asian-fest-2014 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/asian-fest-2014 Date: August 16, 2014

The mission of this festival is to bring together the multi-culture communities of Staten Island. Participating countries include Sri Lanka, India, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Korea. There will be many cultural events, including dance and music performances, and food items from each participating country.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-16 2014-08-16 1:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.5893, -74.0659 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:42 EST
<![CDATA[Eating America]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/eating-america http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/eating-america Date: August 16, 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 2014-08-16 2014-08-16 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/2014/08/16/eating-america1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/eating-america1 Date: August 16, 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 2014-08-16 2014-08-16 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:00:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Staten Island Beach Fest: Play Mobiles on the Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/staten-island-beach-fest-play-mobiles-on-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/staten-island-beach-fest-play-mobiles-on-the-beach Date: August 16, 2014

Bring the family to the Midland Beach Promenade Lawn as NYC Parks brings out the play mobiles! There will be face painting, a bean bag toss, nok hockey and hula hoops.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Midland Beach Promenade Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-16 2014-08-16 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5773, -74.079 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53dbfe0a68072.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:43 EST
<![CDATA[Staten Island Beach Fest: Pop-Up Fun Zumba with Z Club NY]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/staten-island-beach-fest-popup-fun-zumba-with-z-club-ny http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/staten-island-beach-fest-popup-fun-zumba-with-z-club-ny Date: August 16, 2014

Z Club NY is bringing their Pop-Up Fun Zumba class to Midland Beach with fun music to get you moving. Come join in on the fun on the Midland Beach concert Lawn. Get there by 4:00 p.m. to grab a spot!

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:15 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-16 2014-08-16 4:30 pm 5:15 pm 40.5778, -74.0782 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53ce710e642e1.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:43 EST
<![CDATA[Staten Island Beach Fest: Squeaky Clean Cowboy Concert]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/staten-island-beach-fest-squeaky-clean-cowboy-concert http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/16/staten-island-beach-fest-squeaky-clean-cowboy-concert Date: August 16, 2014

Guitarist and singer Glenn Manion will be playing soft rock & roll at the Midland Beach Concert Lawn. Come get your Saturday evening jump started over a dinner picnic by the beach with family and/or friends!

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-16 2014-08-16 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.5778, -74.0782 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53ce71e3827bc.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:43 EST