NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:59:21 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[Central Park Tour: North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/09/central-park-tour-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/09/central-park-tour-north-woods Date: September 9, 2013

View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks." The route involves many hills and stairs.

Tickets available for purchase onsite. Space is limited. Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check in and audio equipment set up. For the courtesy of other guests, those arriving after the start time cannot be accommodated.

NOTE: Groups of seven or more people must call (212) 360-2726 or email tours@centralparknyc.org to schedule a custom tour.

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

Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice. For the latest information, check our Events Calendar.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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<![CDATA[Bryant Park Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/09/bryant-park-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/09/bryant-park-piano Date: September 9, 2013

Clap your hands, stamp your feet, and say yeah to weekday performances of ragtime, jazz, boogie-woogie, and stride piano in Bryant Park.

Performance Schedule:
August
19 – 23 Sue Maskaleris
26 – 30 Frank Owens
September
2 – 6 Armen Donelian
9 – 13 Dan Manjovi
16 – 20 Kuni Mikami
23 – 27 Daryl Sherman

Produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians and Sam Ash Music Stores.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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<![CDATA[Computer Resource Center Open House: St. Mary's Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/09/computer-resource-center-open-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/09/computer-resource-center-open-house Date: September 9, 2013

Everyone is welcome at the Computer Resource Center Open House at St. Mary's Recreation Center!

The Open House is free for Recreation Center members and non-members of all ages. Visit for an opportunity to learn about DigitalWork NYC, RECYouth: REEL Education for Youth and multimedia computer classes!

Visitors without a Recreation Center membership will be given a free, one-day pass while supplies last.

For more information on the programs on offer, click on the DigitalWork NYC and RECYouth webpages.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3066

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

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<![CDATA[Fall Planting and Season Extension Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/09/fall-planting-and-season-extension http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/09/fall-planting-and-season-extension Date: September 9, 2013

Want to get more fresh and healthy vegetables? If you've ever seen your collard green plants last through the winter, surrounded by snow, you know it's possible! Come to this workshop to learn about ways to lengthen your gardening season with Fall and winter crops. We'll discuss what to plant and when to plant it in order to guarantee a harvest that lasts into the cold, wintry months. You will learn of techniques like row covers, low tunnels, and greenhouses.

Please RSVP for this workshop.

Registered Grow to Learn gardens only will be eligible to take 15 seven-foot pieces of galvanized wire and 60 feet of row cover to make low tunnels, while supplies last. Please be prepared to take these supplies with you after the workshop.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 788-8073

Location: GrowNYC Conference Room

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<![CDATA[Computer Resource Center Open House: DigitalWork NYC at St. Mary's Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/09/open-house-digitalwork-nyc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/09/open-house-digitalwork-nyc Date: September 9, 2013

DigitalWorks NYC is a program for people ages 16 to 26 who are not employed or in school and are able to commit to spending 20 hours a week participating in the ten week program. DigitalWorks NYC teaches partipants about MS Office or Adobe CS6 and helps participants find jobs. Not only is it free, but participants receive a free laptop and a free one-year membership to city recreation centers.

Join the Open House at St. Mary's Recreation Center for an opportunity to apply for the DigitalWork NYC program! Visit the DigitalWork NYC webpage for more information.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 255-3066

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

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