NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:10:10 GMT <![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/treescount-2015-training-session Date: September 29, 2015

This is a free event, and all equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Please bring a photo ID with you so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge. Voluntreers will master the TreeKIT mapping method and help collect data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 59th Street and 4th Avenue, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA[NY Womens Chamber of Commerce: Procurement Opportunities with The Parks Department]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/ny-womens-chamber-of-commerce-procurement-opportunities-with-the-parks-department http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/ny-womens-chamber-of-commerce-procurement-opportunities-with-the-parks-department Date: September 29, 2015

The New York Women's Chamber of Commerce is hosting NYC Parks for MWBEs to learn about procurement opportunities.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Amalgamated Bank

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2015-09-29 2015-09-29 10:00 am 12:30 pm 40.81517016628800000, -73.95877571429400000 Tue, 08 Sep 2015 18:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Workshop: Fall Landscapes in Watercolor]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/art-workshop-fall-landscapes-in-watercolor http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/art-workshop-fall-landscapes-in-watercolor Date: September 29, 2015

Capture the timeless views and shifting colors of Wave Hill in autumn. Using watercolor, and painting from direct observation, interpret the changing landscape while exploring this expressive, challenging medium. Artist Wennie Huang offers expert guidance and demonstrates watercolor techniques and color-mixing. All skill levels welcome. Workshops conducted outside, weather permitting. Series continues October 6, 13 and 20.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55d7322dbe98f.jpg Fri, 21 Aug 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Thomas Jefferson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/seniors-fitness-yoga-thomas-jefferson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/seniors-fitness-yoga-thomas-jefferson-park Date: September 29, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: First Avenue at 112th Street (in Thomas Jefferson Park)

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M047 Thomas Jefferson Park 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.79309844970703000, -73.93730163574219000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Tennis - Roy Wilkins Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/seniors-fitness-tennis-roy-wilkins-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/seniors-fitness-tennis-roy-wilkins-park Date: September 29, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Roy Wilkins Park Parking Lot

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2015-09-29 2015-09-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68629837036133000, -73.76889801025390000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour Date: September 29, 2015

Enjoy the park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.

The tour starts inside Central Park at 106th Street and Fifth Avenue, and ends at the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues).

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.79430007934570000, -73.95120239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5522d867771c8.jpg Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/garden-highlights-walk Date: September 29, 2015

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55d732af3799f.jpg Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark Date: September 29, 2015

Alice Austen House's 30th anniversary exhibition brings to light the history of the museum’s National and New York City Landmark building, tracing its path from one-room Dutch farmhouse in the 1690s, to Victorian Gothic cottage and home to early American photographer Alice Austen (1866-1952), to protected landmark, to public museum. Presented upon the museum’s 30th anniversary and as part of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the NYC Landmarks Law, this exhibition explores the Alice Austen House’s significance in New York City history and tells the fascinating story of the saving of the house from threatened destruction. On view during museum hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4e908e6cb.jpg Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place Date: September 29, 2015

Starting last year on Alice Austen’s birthday, the Alice Austen House began a project documenting the grounds and waterfront from Austen’s home, Clear Comfort. Each day since then the house, grounds, and activities of the site have been documented, much like Alice Austen did over a hundred years ago. The museum will present an installation of nearly 200 snapshots capturing the daily life of this historic site and invite visitors to participate in the project.

Alice Austen Everyday is on view September 26 – December 30, 2015 and shown in conjunction with the museum’s 30th Anniversary exhibition “Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark," tracing the history of the house. Recently tagged images will also be on view, presented on an iPad in the gallery. Exhibition s on view during museum hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm.

Be like Alice Austen: Upload images taken during the day to social media using the hashtag #aliceausteneveryday. Not on social media? Email photos with title, date, and name of photographer to info@aliceausten.org to be included in the project.

Cover Photo Contest: Submit a #aliceausteneveryday photo of the house and grounds of Clear Comfort to info@aliceausten.org by November 1, 2015. The selected winner’s photo will be used as the Alice Austen House’s Facebook Cover Photo.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4f87442a0.jpg Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 29, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/treescount-2015-training-session Date: September 29, 2015

This is a free event, and all equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Please bring a photo ID with you so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge. Voluntreers will master the TreeKIT mapping method and help collect data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 1:05 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 53rd Street and 4th Avenue, Brooklyn

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2015-09-29 2015-09-29 1:05 pm 6:30 pm 40.64467418407100000, -74.01417374610900000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/gallery-tour Date: September 29, 2015

The act of exploring, recording and recounting is central to the artistic practice of many artists. The fall exhibition, Field Notes, brings together three artists—Matthew Friday, David McQueen and Michelle Stuart—whose projects in Glyndor Gallery and on the grounds will encourage visitors to discover connections of their own. The Sunroom Project Space hosts two site-specific installations, both by this year’s Van Lier Visual Artist Fellows: Julian Chams has created tactile, photo-based assemblages of memories, feelings and experiences, seeking to soften our information-laden world; Beatrice Glow’s installation converts the Sun Porch into a retelling of trans-Pacific histories, using sights and scents that reference the spice trade.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-549-3200

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 2:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55d733a0b0566.jpg Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/le-petit-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/le-petit-art Date: September 29, 2015

Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Food Scrap Drop-Off]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/food-scrap-dropoff http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/food-scrap-dropoff Date: September 29, 2015

We want to use your food scraps to make compost and grow veggies at the Van Cortlandt Park Garden and Compost Site. This site will be operated by the NYC Compost Project hosted by The New York Botanical Garden and will be accepting food scraps every Tuesday afternoon through November.

For more information about NYC food scrap drop-off site guidelines, email compost@nybg.org. Held at the Friends Compost Site: enter the Park at Broadway and Mosholu Ave.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-601-1553

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.90449905395508000, -73.89640045166016000 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: September 29, 2015

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, and Yeou-Cheng Ma. Also on display is an interactive installation of handmade sea glass-like objects by artist M. J. Levy Dickson, as an homage to Helen Keller. On view Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. until May 2016.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Teen PASS]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/teen-pass http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/teen-pass Date: September 29, 2015

When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents of 6th - 8th graders. We create a safe space for young people to grow as scientists and artists, nature lovers and healthy individuals alongside our gifted staff.

Programs are held during weekday afternoons, select Saturdays and school holidays at Red Hook Recreation Center, Faber Park Field House and Westside Collaborative middle school. Check each individual site for specific program schedules.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123602746

Location: Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park),Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area)

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R008, B126 Faber Pool and Park, Red Hook Recreation Area 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000; 40.67240142822265600, -74.00399780273438000 Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/3-to-6-club Date: September 29, 2015

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion-arts-crafts Date: September 29, 2015

Union Square Park's playground isn't the only place kids can have fun in the park! Bring your little ones to The Pavilion in the North Plaza every Tuesday at 3 p.m. to explore fun new topics every month through arts and crafts!

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.7364, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552d22b9b8f61.jpg Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/treescount-2015-training-session Date: September 29, 2015

This is a free event, and all equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Please bring a photo ID with you so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge. Voluntreers will master the TreeKIT mapping method and help collect data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Newkirk Avenue and Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn

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2015-09-29 2015-09-29 4:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.63997686320500000, -73.94839525222800000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/treescount-2015-training-session Date: September 29, 2015

This is a free event, and all equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Please bring a photo ID with you so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge. Voluntreers will master the TreeKIT mapping method and help collect data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Portland Avenue and Fulton Street, Brooklyn

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2015-09-29 2015-09-29 4:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.68638197920000000, -73.97444486620000000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/treescount-2015-training-session Date: September 29, 2015

This is a free event, and all equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Please bring a photo ID with you so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge. Voluntreers will master the TreeKIT mapping method and help collect data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Avenue and Church Avenue, Brooklyn

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2015-09-29 2015-09-29 4:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.64276110368800000, -73.97940158844000000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/bryant-park-juggling1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/bryant-park-juggling1 Date: September 29, 2015

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

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c40306ac5e.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Wetlands Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/wetlands-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/wetlands-tour Date: September 29, 2015

Join us for a guided exploration of the restored wetlands on Randall’s Island! Participants can enjoy viewing beautiful wildflowers, birds and other native wildlife while learning about some of the fascinating history that has shaped the natural areas on the Island. Participants will also have the opportunity for an up close and personal look at a few of the creatures that call Randall’s Island home.

All ages are welcome and the tour is completely free! We will meet at the northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh, near the south end of Icahn Stadium. A Randall's Island Park Alliance staff member will be on site approximately 10 minutes prior to the tour to greet you.

Location: Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh

To RSVP for large groups (more than 10 people) or request more information, please email melanie.delrosario@randallsisland.org.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

Location: Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.79159522763100000, -73.92558956146200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55de24ef590fb.JPG Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life in Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-in-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/29/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-in-silver-lake-park Date: September 29, 2015

Open Run is a new community-based initiative that launched in St. Mary's Park in the Bronx on National Running Day, June 3, 2015. Through this initiative, New York Road Runners is empowering local volunteers to bring free weekly runs to local neighborhood parks all over NYC.

All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on park, but they are between 2.5-3 miles. Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome!

This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2015-09-29 2015-09-29 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/567b159224df1.png Mon, 28 Dec 2015 18:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: September 30, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.84239959716797000, -73.93270111083984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/treescount-2015-training-session Date: September 30, 2015

This is a free event, and all equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Please bring a photo ID with you so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge. Voluntreers will master the TreeKIT mapping method and help collect data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 7:05 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Harrod PL and Morrison Ave

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2015-09-30 2015-09-30 7:05 am 11:00 am 40.82907304792400000, -73.87440919876100000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/treescount-2015-training-session Date: September 30, 2015

This is a free event, and all equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Please bring a photo ID with you so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge. Voluntreers will master the TreeKIT mapping method and help collect data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Castle Hill Ave and Randall Ave

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2015-09-30 2015-09-30 8:00 am 11:00 am 40.81905453414700000, -73.84805917739900000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Walking - Soundview Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-walking-soundview-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-walking-soundview-park Date: September 30, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Soundview Park

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X118 Soundview Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.81712862101700000, -73.87354510194500000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Van Cortlandt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-yoga-van-cortlandt-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-yoga-van-cortlandt-park Date: September 30, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Van Cortlandt Park

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.89160156250000000, -73.89289855957031000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-yoga-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-yoga-marine-park Date: September 30, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.60469818115234400, -73.92980194091797000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Walking - Carl Schurz Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-walking-carl-schurz-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-walking-carl-schurz-park Date: September 30, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: East 86th Street and East End Avenue (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77491071617100000, -73.94470310211200000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Soundview Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-yoga-soundview-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-yoga-soundview-park Date: September 30, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Soundview Park

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X118 Soundview Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.81712862101700000, -73.87354510194500000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Tennis - Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-tennis-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-tennis-astoria-park Date: September 30, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: Fieldhouse (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77489852905273400, -73.92410278320312000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Tennis - Flushing Meadows Corona Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-tennis-flushing-meadows-corona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-tennis-flushing-meadows-corona-park Date: September 30, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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2015-09-30 2015-09-30 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74929809570312500, -73.85459899902344000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Celebrate Healthy Aging with EmblemHealth!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/celebrate-healthy-aging-with-emblemhealth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/celebrate-healthy-aging-with-emblemhealth Date: September 30, 2015

City Parks Foundation and EmblemHealth welcome NYC seniors to a day of free activity and learning!

Come out and meet former tennis pro Virginia Wade and enjoy free zumba and yoga classes, tennis lessons, medicare information, cooking demonstration, raffle prizes, blood pressure screening, light refreshments and more.

To RSVP call 718-760-6999 or email sports@cityparksfoundation.org

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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2015-09-30 2015-09-30 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.74929809570312500, -73.85459899902344000 Wed, 23 Sep 2015 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[The Board: Keepers of the Dream, Then and Now]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/the-board-keepers-of-the-dream-then-and-now http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/the-board-keepers-of-the-dream-then-and-now Date: September 30, 2015

We already know what historical event made the Conference House famous, now let's learn about the board of the Conference House Association who have made this house a home! Curated and designed by Tina Kaasmann-Dunn and Deborah Woodbridge.

Lenape Gallery hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., closed Sunday and holidays, free admission.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f302992e94d.jpg Mon, 14 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR: Striders, Run for Life]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/nyrr-striders-run-for-life http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/nyrr-striders-run-for-life Date: September 30, 2015

The New York Road Runners offer 20+ free walking sessions every week in senior centers, parks, and neighborhood facilities throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

The NYRR Striders program is geared toward adults ages 30+ and aims to improve attitudes toward exercise, to make running and walking more accessible, and to increase the presence of fitness walkers and older adults in NYRR five-borough events year-round.

Make new friends. Enhance your cardiovascular health. Explore your neighborhood. Have fun with NYRR coaches! Come ready to walk; bring water and wear comfortable clothing.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 758-9650

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f0590b50bd4.jpg Thu, 10 Sep 2015 10:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark Date: September 30, 2015

Alice Austen House's 30th anniversary exhibition brings to light the history of the museum’s National and New York City Landmark building, tracing its path from one-room Dutch farmhouse in the 1690s, to Victorian Gothic cottage and home to early American photographer Alice Austen (1866-1952), to protected landmark, to public museum. Presented upon the museum’s 30th anniversary and as part of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the NYC Landmarks Law, this exhibition explores the Alice Austen House’s significance in New York City history and tells the fascinating story of the saving of the house from threatened destruction. On view during museum hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4e908e6cb.jpg Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place Date: September 30, 2015

Starting last year on Alice Austen’s birthday, the Alice Austen House began a project documenting the grounds and waterfront from Austen’s home, Clear Comfort. Each day since then the house, grounds, and activities of the site have been documented, much like Alice Austen did over a hundred years ago. The museum will present an installation of nearly 200 snapshots capturing the daily life of this historic site and invite visitors to participate in the project.

Alice Austen Everyday is on view September 26 – December 30, 2015 and shown in conjunction with the museum’s 30th Anniversary exhibition “Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark," tracing the history of the house. Recently tagged images will also be on view, presented on an iPad in the gallery. Exhibition s on view during museum hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm.

Be like Alice Austen: Upload images taken during the day to social media using the hashtag #aliceausteneveryday. Not on social media? Email photos with title, date, and name of photographer to info@aliceausten.org to be included in the project.

Cover Photo Contest: Submit a #aliceausteneveryday photo of the house and grounds of Clear Comfort to info@aliceausten.org by November 1, 2015. The selected winner’s photo will be used as the Alice Austen House’s Facebook Cover Photo.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4f87442a0.jpg Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: September 30, 2015

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

The tour route involves a few stairs. Tour starts and ends at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park at 65th Street). For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review the Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully.

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

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557b43ff0b067.jpg Mon, 17 Aug 2015 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - South Oxford Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-yoga-south-oxford-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-yoga-south-oxford-park Date: September 30, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: South Oxford Park

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B407 South Oxford Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68360137939453000, -73.97239685058594000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-yoga-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/seniors-fitness-yoga-inwood-hill-park Date: September 30, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: W. 207 St. & Seaman Ave. (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86899948120117000, -73.92240142822266000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/treescount-2015-training-session Date: September 30, 2015

This is a free event, and all equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Please bring a photo ID with you so that we can issue you a voluntreer badge. Voluntreers will master the TreeKIT mapping method and help collect data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 20th Road and 150th Street

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2015-09-30 2015-09-30 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.78060642427800000, -73.81430625915500000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 30, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Lunchtime Exercise Classes in Morningside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/free-lunchtime-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/free-lunchtime-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park Date: September 30, 2015

This class involves walking and using park benches to work various muscle groups.

Led by Nancy Bruning, certified trainer and creator of the Morningside Park Green Gym program.

All ages and levels welcome.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (419) 962-6292

Location: 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 1:00 pm 1:45 pm 40.80244445800781000, -73.95873260498047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f31eb787ac1.png Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC SPARX: Technology and Dance for Girls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/nycsparx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/nycsparx Date: September 30, 2015

Girls who like dancing, fashion, games, apps, sports, fitness, chatting and technology will love this program! They'll learn coding, tinkering, app building, technology and get homework help and college prep. Appropriate for young women ages 12-17.

Register online at tinyurl.com/sparxquick.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81079864501953000, -73.91470336914062000 Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle-To-Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/recycletoart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/recycletoart Date: September 30, 2015

Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:13 EST
<![CDATA[Teen PASS]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/teen-pass http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/teen-pass Date: September 30, 2015

When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents of 6th - 8th graders. We create a safe space for young people to grow as scientists and artists, nature lovers and healthy individuals alongside our gifted staff.

Programs are held during weekday afternoons, select Saturdays and school holidays at Red Hook Recreation Center, Faber Park Field House and Westside Collaborative middle school. Check each individual site for specific program schedules.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123602746

Location: Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park),Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area)

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R008, B126 Faber Pool and Park, Red Hook Recreation Area 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000; 40.67240142822265600, -74.00399780273438000 Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/3-to-6-club Date: September 30, 2015

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/treescount-2015-training-session Date: September 30, 2015

This is a free event. Please bring your Census Gear Pack, including your voluntreer badge, with you to the event. You will be able to check out a wheel and reserve blocks at the end of the event to continue mapping on your own!

Start time: 3:45 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bell Blvd and 212th St

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2015-09-30 2015-09-30 3:45 pm 8:00 pm 40.78869748350000000, -73.78235578540000000 Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00:07 EST
<![CDATA[Free Kids Gardening Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/free-kids-gardening-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/free-kids-gardening-classes Date: September 30, 2015

Join the South Brooklyn Children's Garden for a weekly free class that runs every Wednesday at 4 p.m. through October 14. The class is for 2 to 5 year olds and parent/caregiver participation is expected. Class themes vary, a list of some examples is listed below. This class is a continuation of the summer classes that were hosted at the garden. We hope to see you there and please RSVP to info.sbcg@gmail.com with the subject line "Children's Wednesday Class Taco" so we have an idea of attendance and materials!

  • Life Cycle of a Seed
  • Composting and Worms
  • Honeybees and Pollinators
  • Insects Investigations
  • Parts of a Plant
  • Harvesting and Cooking

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Brooklyn Childrens Garden

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2015-09-30 2015-09-30 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.68519973754883000, -74.00240325927734000 Tue, 29 Sep 2015 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Wave Runners Youth Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/ocean-breeze-wave-runners-youth-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/ocean-breeze-wave-runners-youth-track-club Date: September 30, 2015

The Ocean Breeze Wave Runners Youth Track Club has been established to give back to the community through the sport we all love: track & field. No prior experience is needed and all children ages 7 - 17 years old are encouraged to join!

The Ocean Breeze Wave Runners Youth Track Club will strive to develop and create a world class and progressive tradition within the Track and Field/Cross Country Athletics community. Practices will include training in cross country, sprinting events, middle distance and distance events, field events (including jumping and throwing events), and much more.

With our universal belief in athletics as a stepping stone for success, we feel that the Ocean Breeze Wave Runners can promote, develop, and empower our youth through physical training and mental discipline. Through hard work, motivation, and dedication, members will be able to achieve their goals and, ultimately, cultivate a foundation for a successful lifestyle. We believe, with these skills, the children of the Ocean Breeze Wave Runners Track Club will develop good practices and improve their character and confidence.

Our mission as a Track Club is to encourage young athletes to prepare rigorously for all challenges, develop a trust and belief in themselves and others, believes they can accomplish anything with the correct mindset and effort, and consistently train for personal and team improvement.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3543

Location: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 4:30 pm 6:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[City Chicken Workshops]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/city-chicken-workshops http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/city-chicken-workshops Date: September 30, 2015

Join a City Chicken Institute workshop. Visit our chicken coop and learn about the health and wellness benefits of raising your own flock in an urban setting. Workshops are suitable for all levels of experience.

5:30 p.m. – Garden gates open

6:00 p.m. – Workshop begins

6:45 p.m. – Q&A with the Instructor

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Paradise on Earth

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2015-09-30 2015-09-30 5:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.82690048217773400, -73.89389801025390000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f317863172f.jpg Thu, 17 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Heart Smart: A 6-Session Heart Health Education Series!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/heart-smart-a-6session-heart-health-education-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/heart-smart-a-6session-heart-health-education-series Date: September 30, 2015

The 6-session course includes cholesterol and blood pressure screenings. The curriculum will be presented by cardiologists, dietitians, exercise professionals, and yoga instructors. Participants will receive tote bags, recipes, exercise bands, and other wellness tools. Both women and men are welcome to enroll!

Asser Levy members, please register at the front desk of the Asser Levy Recreation Center.

September 9*: Screenings and General Heart Health

September 16: Nutrition Part I

September 30: Exercise Part I

October 7: Stress Recognition and Management

October 14: Nutrition Part II

October 21: Exercise Part II & Wrap-up

*On Wednesday, September 9, the Mount Sinai Karpas Health Information Center will be on site providing FREE cholesterol and glucose screenings from 3pm- 5:30pm.

For more information:

Asser Levy members, call (212) 447-2020. Members of the public and WHNY patients, please call 212-523-9663.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 447-2020 (Asser Levy members) or (212) 523-9663 (public and WHNY patients)

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

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M164 Asser Levy Playground 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.73609924316406000, -73.97570037841797000 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/zumba Date: September 30, 2015

This Zumba exercise workout blends international dance movements.

Start time: 5:45 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x302

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 5:45 pm 6:45 pm 40.78979873657226600, -73.78479766845703000 Thu, 17 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: Dance Away the Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/arts-culture-fun-presents-dance-away-the-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/arts-culture-fun-presents-dance-away-the-night Date: September 30, 2015

DJ Cocotaso spins Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, & More! Featuring lessons and performances by Piel Canela Dance School. Don't miss it!

The event moves indoors in case of rain.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 772-2135

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f8531312113.jpg Tue, 15 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/bryant-park-kubb-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/bryant-park-kubb-tournament Date: September 30, 2015

Kubb takes over the lawn during our single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments. Pre-register with a group of up to 6 players; registration opens one month before the tournament and please check Tournaments in Bryant Park for registration details. On-site registration starts at 5:30pm if space allows.

Please check in with host when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6:00pm. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 5:50pm.

Read up on the rules here.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551d5a90c669c.JPG Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/summer-on-the-hudson-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: September 30, 2015

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199c9875bef.JPG Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[NEST Artist Talk by Kirk Finkel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/nest-artist-talk-by-kirk-finkel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/nest-artist-talk-by-kirk-finkel Date: September 30, 2015

Kirk Finkel will give a talk about the NEST art installation and his process at the St. George Ferry Terminal. Presented by The Freshkills Park Alliance, New York City Department of Transportation’s Art Program, and artist Kirk Finkel, NEST is a collaborative collection of habitats found in Freshkills Park. The installation represents an intersection between the diverse bird population of Staten Island and the dynamic urban environment that surrounds it. NEST is designed to bring Freshkills Park wildlife to the people of New York City while encouraging visitors to experience the park firsthand. The Ferry Terminal is the juncture between tourists and commuters, Staten Island and the rest of NYC, and present and future.

NEST uses bird boxes as building blocks to create multiple forms and experiences for the viewer. The interactive sculptures provoke several readings about “transformation” through the nesting routines of birds transposed via moving images. Scenes inside the boxes were created from community submissions. This installation asks travelers to pause, reflect, and observe the natural world around them and consider the ecological changes at Freshkills Park through social media connections.

The installation will be in place for 11 months.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5375

Location: St. George Ferry Terminal

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2015-09-30 2015-09-30 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.64360046386719000, -74.07340240478516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f9c504eeec1.jpg Thu, 17 Sep 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Wednesday Night Tours: Fall Birds of Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/wednesday-night-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/wednesday-night-tours Date: September 30, 2015

Join birder and naturalist Heather Wolf on a migration tour to look for colorful warblers, swallows, terns and more. Learn about the birds of the park and tips for how to spot them.

Tour Guide: Heather Wolf, Naturalist

Bring binoculars if you have them!

Please purchase tickets here. Tickets are nonrefundable.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.70270156860400000, -73.99530029296900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55943c89b3aa2.jpg Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Pilates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/sunset-pilates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/sunset-pilates Date: September 30, 2015

Invigorate your muscles during a Pilates class with Body in Balance studio.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69469833374023400, -74.00160217285156000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: An American Tail]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/movies-under-the-stars-an-american-tail http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/30/movies-under-the-stars-an-american-tail Date: September 30, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!

An American Tail tells the story of a mouse that gets separated from his family as they immigrate from Russia. Now, he must find a way to reunite with his family. Rated G.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

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

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2015-09-30 2015-09-30 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.59114837646484400, -74.13946533203125000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5603fd1a5653c.jpg Wed, 30 Sep 2015 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: October 1, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.84239959716797000, -73.93270111083984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: October 1, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/fitness-walk Date: October 1, 2015

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

Adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

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

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78879928588867000, -73.78209686279297000 Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Pelham Bay Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-yoga-pelham-bay-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-yoga-pelham-bay-park Date: October 1, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Pelham Bay Park

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.85860061645508000, -73.80269622802734000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Walking - Van Cortlandt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-walking-van-cortlandt-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-walking-van-cortlandt-park Date: October 1, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Van Cortlandt Park

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.89160156250000000, -73.89289855957031000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Carl Schurz Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-yoga-carl-schurz-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-yoga-carl-schurz-park Date: October 1, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: East 86th Street and East End Avenue (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77491071617100000, -73.94470310211200000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Faber Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-yoga-faber-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-yoga-faber-park Date: October 1, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.64089965820312500, -74.13580322265625000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Tennis - Cunningham Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-tennis-cunningham-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-tennis-cunningham-park Date: October 1, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Cunningham Park at 193rd Street

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2015-10-01 2015-10-01 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.73015975952148400, -73.77738189697266000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[New York State MWBE Forum]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/new-york-state-mwbe-forum http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/new-york-state-mwbe-forum Date: October 1, 2015

NYC Parks and Recreation will be participating in the largest statewide forum on Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) government contracts. Learn more about where to find and how to win contract opportunities with NYC Parks.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (855) 646-2700

Location: Empire State Plaza Convention Center

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2015-10-01 2015-10-01 9:00 am 5:00 pm 42.65056266630600000, -73.76033678492400000 Tue, 08 Sep 2015 18:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The Board: Keepers of the Dream, Then and Now]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/the-board-keepers-of-the-dream-then-and-now http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/the-board-keepers-of-the-dream-then-and-now Date: October 1, 2015

We already know what historical event made the Conference House famous, now let's learn about the board of the Conference House Association who have made this house a home! Curated and designed by Tina Kaasmann-Dunn and Deborah Woodbridge.

Lenape Gallery hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., closed Sunday and holidays, free admission.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f302992e94d.jpg Mon, 14 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/stretching-toning-relaxation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/stretching-toning-relaxation Date: October 1, 2015

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:48 EST
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Cunningham Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-yoga-cunningham-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-yoga-cunningham-park Date: October 1, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: Cunningham Park at 193rd Street

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2015-10-01 2015-10-01 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.73015975952148400, -73.77738189697266000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Roy Wilkins Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-yoga-roy-wilkins-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-yoga-roy-wilkins-park Date: October 1, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: Roy Wilkins Park Parking Lot

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2015-10-01 2015-10-01 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.68629837036133000, -73.76889801025390000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Tennis - Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-tennis-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-tennis-inwood-hill-park Date: October 1, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: W. 207 St. & Seaman Ave. (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86899948120117000, -73.92240142822266000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Thomas Jefferson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-yoga-thomas-jefferson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-yoga-thomas-jefferson-park Date: October 1, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: First Avenue at 112th Street (in Thomas Jefferson Park)

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M047 Thomas Jefferson Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.79309844970703000, -73.93730163574219000 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness - Tennis - Roy Wilkins Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-tennis-roy-wilkins-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/seniors-fitness-tennis-roy-wilkins-park Date: October 1, 2015

We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week fitness program take place twice a week.

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. We look forward to seeing our returning seniors and meeting some new faces.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 7187606999

Location: Roy Wilkins Park Parking Lot

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2015-10-01 2015-10-01 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68629837036133000, -73.76889801025390000 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: West Side Stories]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/central-park-tour-west-side-stories http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/central-park-tour-west-side-stories Date: October 1, 2015

Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view. Join Central Park Conservancy guides on a tour through Central Park’s historic west side.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. The tour starts inside the park at 81st Street and Central Park West, and ends near 77th Street and Central Park West

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 11:00 am 12:15 pm 40.78196334838867000, -73.97141265869140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d70601d1d92.jpg Mon, 17 Aug 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/exhibition-becoming-clear-comfort-history-of-a-landmark Date: October 1, 2015

Alice Austen House's 30th anniversary exhibition brings to light the history of the museum’s National and New York City Landmark building, tracing its path from one-room Dutch farmhouse in the 1690s, to Victorian Gothic cottage and home to early American photographer Alice Austen (1866-1952), to protected landmark, to public museum. Presented upon the museum’s 30th anniversary and as part of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the NYC Landmarks Law, this exhibition explores the Alice Austen House’s significance in New York City history and tells the fascinating story of the saving of the house from threatened destruction. On view during museum hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4e908e6cb.jpg Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/exhibition-alice-austen-everyday-a-photo-series-inspired-by-place Date: October 1, 2015

Starting last year on Alice Austen’s birthday, the Alice Austen House began a project documenting the grounds and waterfront from Austen’s home, Clear Comfort. Each day since then the house, grounds, and activities of the site have been documented, much like Alice Austen did over a hundred years ago. The museum will present an installation of nearly 200 snapshots capturing the daily life of this historic site and invite visitors to participate in the project.

Alice Austen Everyday is on view September 26 – December 30, 2015 and shown in conjunction with the museum’s 30th Anniversary exhibition “Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark," tracing the history of the house. Recently tagged images will also be on view, presented on an iPad in the gallery. Exhibition s on view during museum hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm.

Be like Alice Austen: Upload images taken during the day to social media using the hashtag #aliceausteneveryday. Not on social media? Email photos with title, date, and name of photographer to info@aliceausten.org to be included in the project.

Cover Photo Contest: Submit a #aliceausteneveryday photo of the house and grounds of Clear Comfort to info@aliceausten.org by November 1, 2015. The selected winner’s photo will be used as the Alice Austen House’s Facebook Cover Photo.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55fc4f87442a0.jpg Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildflower Meadow Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/wildflower-meadow-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/wildflower-meadow-tour Date: October 1, 2015

Come take a tour of Randall’s Island’s Wildflower Meadow! Stretching along the East River near the iconic Hell Gate bridge—just across the river from Astoria Park— the Wildflower Meadow is home to an array of native and ornamental plants that provide food and shelter for bees, butterflies, birds, and other wildlife. We’ll walk and talk about plants that are blooming, including fragrant and pollinator-friendly species. We’ll also observe up-close the diversity of pollinators and other insects that dine in the meadow.

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

To RSVP for large groups (>10 people) or request more information: melanie.delrosario@randallsisland.org

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55de278176cbf.JPG Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/bryant-park-juggling Date: October 1, 2015

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7543, -73.9834 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551c3ca583ca1.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/thursday-evening-hours-at-the-merchants-house-museum Date: October 1, 2015

Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum admission, will be offered at 6:30 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/nature-exploration Date: October 1, 2015

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/yoga-at-morrisjumel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/yoga-at-morrisjumel Date: October 1, 2015

Awesome Asana Yoga is an hour-long exercise in body stretching and mind cleansing taught by registered yoga teacher Chelsea Best. As Chelsea says, “Awesome Asana offers a unique yogic journey, linking breath with movement in a meditative Vinyasa Flow class style designed to awaken the spirit and bring the body and mind back to a place of peace.” The class is Open Level Vinyasa, and is moderately challenging.

MJM’s Awesome Asana is part of Chelsea’s “Localize Yoga” project, which aims to make yoga affordable and accessible – to present it “as a possibility, rather than as a luxury” – to the denizens of upper Manhattan. The class is $5, and mats, should you need one, are provided.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55301789374c7.jpg Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Tunisian Patterned Scarf-Making Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/crochet-beginners-class-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/crochet-beginners-class-adults Date: October 1, 2015

Participants will create a Tunisian crocheted, striped Fibonacci inspired scarf; producing an interesting numerical sequencing pattern effect on the work.

Students bring own materials (#H Tunisian crochet hook, #4 color worsted weight yarn-two contrasting or complementary colors of your choice).

This is a class for those with serious interest in learning Tunisian crochet and working with two colors.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 29 Dec 2015 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Teen PASS]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/teen-pass http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/teen-pass Date: October 1, 2015

When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents of 6th - 8th graders. We create a safe space for young people to grow as scientists and artists, nature lovers and healthy individuals alongside our gifted staff.

Programs are held during weekday afternoons, select Saturdays and school holidays at Red Hook Recreation Center, Faber Park Field House and Westside Collaborative middle school. Check each individual site for specific program schedules.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123602746

Location: Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park),Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area)

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R008, B126 Faber Pool and Park, Red Hook Recreation Area 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000; 40.67240142822265600, -74.00399780273438000 Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/3-to-6-club Date: October 1, 2015

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Garden Crew Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/garden-crew-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/garden-crew-training-session Date: October 1, 2015

The Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove. As part of the Garden Crew you will help redesign and plant garden beds, as well as weed, water, and dead-head in existing gardens. If you want to learn more about planting, pruning, weed identification and other horticultural techniques, join the Garden Crew in their weekly workdays.

*All participants are provided with monthly training sessions and asked to commit to at least three work days. Ongoing trainings and orientations are scheduled for the first work day of every month. For information about New York Restoration Project Crews or to register, email volunteer@nyrp.org.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 4:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.8574, -73.9216 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Workshop: Terrariums and Mini-SIPS]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/greenthumb-workshop-terrariums-and-minisips http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/greenthumb-workshop-terrariums-and-minisips Date: October 1, 2015

With some commonly found materials, GreenThumb will teach gardeners and community members how to simply build miniature terrariums and SIPS (subirrigated planting systems). This workshop is perfect for kids, teachers, and gardeners of all levels who want to upcycle in their gardens.

Please RSVP here.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: Siempre Verde Garden

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2015-10-01 2015-10-01 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.72000122070312500, -73.98390197753906000 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Open Run Night at Icahn Stadium]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/open-run-night-at-icahn-stadium http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/open-run-night-at-icahn-stadium Date: October 1, 2015

Lace up your sneakers! Join us at Icahn Stadium, an IAAF-certified track, for the opportunity to train like an elite athlete.

Whether you are an avid runner, a beginner, or a running club — all adults 18+ are welcome to this free event!

Water will be provided.

For more information, please email louis.vazquez@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

Location: Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.79322814941406000, -73.92541503906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55e88126d61fd.jpg Wed, 09 Sep 2015 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[POSTPONED: Movies Under the Stars: West Side Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/movies-under-the-stars-west-side-story http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/01/movies-under-the-stars-west-side-story Date: October 1, 2015

Please note: this event has been cancelled due to inclement weather. It will be rescheduled shortly, so please check back.

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!

Romeo and Juliet is updated and set in the tenements of New York City in this Oscar-winning musical landmark. Adapted by Ernest Lehman from the Broadway production, the movie opens with an overhead shot of Manhattan, an effect that director Robert Wise would repeat over the Alps in The Sound of Music four years later. We are introduced to two rival street gangs: the Jets, second-generation American teens, and the Sharks, Puerto Rican immigrants. When the war between the Jets and Sharks reaches a fever pitch, Jets leader Riff (Russ Tamblyn) decides to challenge the Sharks to one last "winner take all" rumble. He decides to meet Sharks leader Bernardo (George Chakiris) for a war council at a gymnasium dance; to bolster his argument, Riff wants his old pal Tony (Richard Beymer), the cofounder of the Jets, to come along. But Tony has set his sights on vistas beyond the neighborhood and has fallen in love with Bernardo's sister, Maria (Natalie Wood). Not rated.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Thomas Greene Playground

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B145 Thomas Greene Playground 2015-10-01 2015-10-01 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.68030166625976600, -73.98539733886719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55e465a4059db.jpg Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Outdoor Exercise Classes in Morningside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/free-outdoor-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/free-outdoor-exercise-classes-in-morningside-park Date: October 2, 2015

This class involves walking and using park benches to work various muscle groups.

Led by Nancy Bruning, certified fitness trainer and creator of the Morningside Park Green Gym Progam.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 7:45 am

Contact phone: 419-962-6292

Location: 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2015-10-02 2015-10-02 7:00 am 7:45 am 40.80244445800781000, -73.95873260498047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f31cc205078.png Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/sit-back-and-enjoy-new-public-art-exhibition-at-newly-opened-high-bridge Date: October 2, 2015

Located along the esplanade leading up to the recently opened High Bridge, Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair is a group exhibition of nine artists’ public artworks. In a frantic world, finding a chair can be almost impossible and settling comfortably into one can be an enormous satisfaction. Sitting in the wrong seat can cause anxiety and an even pain. Exhibiting artists Dan Bergman, Allan Cyprys, Robert Dell, Gregoire Ferland, Esther Grillo, Christina Jorge, Siena Gillann Porta, Herb Rosenberg and Chuck von Schmidt respond imaginatively to the notion of sitting or using a chair. Oh Sit! is framed as an imperative, a command—a way of asking the viewer to look and really consider the concept “chair” both objectively and subjectively.

For more information visit www.nyc.gov/parks/art.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1311

Location: Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-10-02 2015-10-02 7:00 am 8:00 pm 40.84239959716797000, -73.93270111083984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557ee7b698c8a.jpg Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Senior Olympics Opening Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/senior-olympics-opening-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/senior-olympics-opening-day Date: October 2, 2015

Seniors, show your strength in Brooklyn's first ever Senior Olympics!

All seniors are welcome for opening day. Games include: Table Tennis, Pickleball, Swimming, Basketball and Track and Field. Show up at 7:30 a.m. in your athletic gear to participate, or email Ronee.Mattingly@parks.nyc.gov in advance. The reception opens at 7:45 a.m. with the Star-Spangled Banner.

After opening day, each month a different recreation center in Brooklyn will host weekly meet-ups revolving around one particular sport or activity. These will be a mix of intramural meets, trials, and practice sessions to sharpen minds, skills and bodies. Meets are free, but limited to recreation center members. Official registration for the Senior Olympics final competition will begin in March 2016.

Sponsored by State Senator Jesse Hamilton and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: St. Johns Recreation Center

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2015-10-02 2015-10-02 7:30 am 12:00 pm 40.67350006103515600, -73.93479919433594000 Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Farmers Market Fridays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/farmers-market-friday http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/farmers-market-friday Date: October 2, 2015

Get fresh produce from the two local farms and Queens Botanical Garden's own urban farm at the farmers' market.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-10-02 2015-10-02 8:30 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Story Time & Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/childrens-story-time-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/childrens-story-time-art Date: October 2, 2015

Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers. Children will create a work of art inspired by the stories to take home.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-10-02 2015-10-02 10:00 am 10:30 am 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Board: Keepers of the Dream, Then and Now]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/the-board-keepers-of-the-dream-then-and-now http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/the-board-keepers-of-the-dream-then-and-now Date: October 2, 2015

We already know what historical event made the Conference House famous, now let's learn about the board of the Conference House Association who have made this house a home! Curated and designed by Tina Kaasmann-Dunn and Deborah Woodbridge.

Lenape Gallery hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., closed Sunday and holidays, free admission.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-10-02 2015-10-02 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55f302992e94d.jpg Mon, 14 Sep 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/02/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: October 2, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2015-10-02 2015-10-02 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557b40985853e.jpg Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:00:03 EDT