NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:37:21 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Computer Resource Center Open House: DigitalWork NYC at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/10/open-house-digitalwork-nyc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/10/open-house-digitalwork-nyc Date: September 10, 2013

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

Join the Open House at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center for an opportunity to apply for the DigitalWork NYC program! Visit the DigitalWork NYC webpage for more information.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 255-3066

Location: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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<![CDATA[Stargazing on the High Line]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/10/every-tuesday-stargazing-on-the-high-line http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/10/every-tuesday-stargazing-on-the-high-line Date: September 10, 2013

You don’t have to leave New York City to see the stars.

Gaze at the stars, planets, and Moon through the high-powered telescopes of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York, and chat with the experts about the sights you see. Stargazing at the High Line takes place every Tuesday, beginning at dusk, between Tuesday, April 2 and Tuesday, October 29.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: 14th Street Passage (in The High Line)

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<![CDATA[Tuesday Tours: Weekly Guided Walking Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/10/tuesday-tours-weekly-free-guided-walking-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/10/tuesday-tours-weekly-free-guided-walking-tours Date: September 10, 2013

Hear the story behind New York City’s park in the sky. Tuesday Tours are free hour-long walking tours led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider’s perspective on the park’s history, design, and landscape.

Tuesday Tours take place weekly between Tuesday, May 7 and Tuesday, September 24.

Space is limited. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to guarantee a spot.

Tuesday Tours are subject to cancellation due to weather. Check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates every Tuesday by noon.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: 14th Street Passage (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2013-09-10 2013-09-10 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7417, -74.0078 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51420073ab7ef.png Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:37:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Pilates Fitness Guru]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/10/pilates-fitness-guru http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/09/10/pilates-fitness-guru Date: September 10, 2013

The Fitness Guru (aka Michael Feigin) is back in the park for Pilates Mat classes overlooking the New York Harbor. Learn to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso. Pilates is designed to restore the natural curvature of the spine while rebalancing the muscles around the joints.

A few notes:

  • Registration begins at 6:30 pm each evening.
  • Remember to bring a mat if you have one (a limited number of mats are available first come first served - with valid ID).
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All participants must sign a waiver each night before participating.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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