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, 27 Nov 2014 13:23:15 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[Paper Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/30/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/30/paper-arts-crafts Date: October 30, 2013

Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts using multiple mediums.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

]]>
X040 Poe Park 2013-10-30 2013-10-30 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:56 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/01/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/01/seasonal-crafts Date: November 1, 2013

Participants of all ages will engage in creating crafts for the seasons.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

]]>
X040 Poe Park 2013-11-01 2013-11-01 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:14 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Girls Fitness & Fun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/01/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/01/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun Date: November 1, 2013

In partnership with the NYC Girls Project, Shape Up NYC is offering free fitness classes for girls ages 6-13.

Girls Fitness & Fun is a 45-minute workout that focuses on building strong, healthy bodies through fitness games and Pilates stretches.

A free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3304

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

]]>
M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2013-11-01 2013-11-01 4:30 pm 5:15 pm 40.7107, -73.9967 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:26 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/06/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/06/paper-arts-crafts Date: November 6, 2013

Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts using multiple mediums.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

]]>
X040 Poe Park 2013-11-06 2013-11-06 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:56 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/08/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/08/seasonal-crafts Date: November 8, 2013

Participants of all ages will engage in creating crafts for the seasons.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

]]>
X040 Poe Park 2013-11-08 2013-11-08 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:14 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Girls Fitness & Fun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/08/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/08/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun Date: November 8, 2013

In partnership with the NYC Girls Project, Shape Up NYC is offering free fitness classes for girls ages 6-13.

Girls Fitness & Fun is a 45-minute workout that focuses on building strong, healthy bodies through fitness games and Pilates stretches.

A free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3304

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

]]>
M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2013-11-08 2013-11-08 4:30 pm 5:15 pm 40.7107, -73.9967 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:26 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/13/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/13/paper-arts-crafts Date: November 13, 2013

Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts using multiple mediums.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

]]>
X040 Poe Park 2013-11-13 2013-11-13 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:56 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/15/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/15/seasonal-crafts Date: November 15, 2013

Participants of all ages will engage in creating crafts for the seasons.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

]]>
X040 Poe Park 2013-11-15 2013-11-15 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:14 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Girls Fitness & Fun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/15/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/15/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun Date: November 15, 2013

In partnership with the NYC Girls Project, Shape Up NYC is offering free fitness classes for girls ages 6-13.

Girls Fitness & Fun is a 45-minute workout that focuses on building strong, healthy bodies through fitness games and Pilates stretches.

A free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3304

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

]]>
M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2013-11-15 2013-11-15 4:30 pm 5:15 pm 40.7107, -73.9967 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:26 EST
<![CDATA[Introduction to Bird Watching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/16/introduction-to-bird-watching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/16/introduction-to-bird-watching Date: November 16, 2013

Look, up in the sky, it's a bird! But what kind? Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Led by the Brooklyn Brid Club.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

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

]]>
B073 Prospect Park 2013-11-16 2013-11-16 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528136ab90698.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:11 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/20/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/20/paper-arts-crafts Date: November 20, 2013

Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts using multiple mediums.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

]]>
X040 Poe Park 2013-11-20 2013-11-20 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:56 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/21/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/21/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 21, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

]]>
M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-21 2013-11-21 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/22/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/22/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 22, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

]]>
M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-22 2013-11-22 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/22/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/22/seasonal-crafts Date: November 22, 2013

Participants of all ages will engage in creating crafts for the seasons.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

]]>
X040 Poe Park 2013-11-22 2013-11-22 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:14 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Girls Fitness & Fun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/22/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/22/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun Date: November 22, 2013

In partnership with the NYC Girls Project, Shape Up NYC is offering free fitness classes for girls ages 6-13.

Girls Fitness & Fun is a 45-minute workout that focuses on building strong, healthy bodies through fitness games and Pilates stretches.

A free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3304

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

]]>
M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2013-11-22 2013-11-22 4:30 pm 5:15 pm 40.7107, -73.9967 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:26 EST
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Movie Night: Escape to Witch Mountain]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/22/brooklyn-movie-night-escape-to-witch-mountain http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/22/brooklyn-movie-night-escape-to-witch-mountain Date: November 22, 2013

Follow the exploits of siblings Tony and Tia in this showing of classic film Escape to Witch Mountain! Part of Brooklyn Movie Nights, happening in recreation centers throughout the borough in November and December.

Free popcorn and juice! This event is open to the public.

Rated G.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 622-2082

Location: Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park)

]]>
B088 Herbert Von King Park 2013-11-22 2013-11-22 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.6899, -73.9467 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:54 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/23/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/23/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 23, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

]]>
M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-23 2013-11-23 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Reopening of Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center/Kids and Adult Fitness Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/23/reopening-of-williamsbridge-oval-recreation-centerkids-and-adult-fitness-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/23/reopening-of-williamsbridge-oval-recreation-centerkids-and-adult-fitness-festival Date: November 23, 2013

Good news, Bronx! Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center will reopen on Saturday!

It looks better than ever, and there will be special events to celebrate.

Head over to the Kids and Adult Fitness Festival from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. for free sports clinics, fitness classes, carnival games, and arts and crafts!

The ribbon cutting will take place at 11:00 a.m.

The new Williamsbridge Oval has a brand new cardio and strength room, computer resource center, spin room, games room, locker rooms and wifi. Experience vibrant fitness classes and exciting programs for all ages!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

]]>
X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2013-11-23 2013-11-23 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.8769, -73.8765 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:09 EST
<![CDATA[Introduction to Bird Watching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/23/introduction-to-bird-watching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/23/introduction-to-bird-watching Date: November 23, 2013

Look, up in the sky, it's a bird! But what kind? Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Led by the Brooklyn Brid Club.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

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

]]>
B073 Prospect Park 2013-11-23 2013-11-23 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528136ab90698.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:11 EST
<![CDATA[Plant bulbs with Bushwick Eco Action Network and Brooklyn Botanic Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/24/dig-daffodils-in-bushwick-help-plant-at-maria-hernandez-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/24/dig-daffodils-in-bushwick-help-plant-at-maria-hernandez-park Date: November 24, 2013

Join the Friends of Maria Hernandez Park, Bushwick Eco Action Network, and Brooklyn Botanic Garden to plant daffodils and other bulbs in the tree beds surrounding the park.

Gloves, tools, and bulbs will be provided by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Free refreshments provided. Fun for all ages!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Starr Street Entrance (in Maria Hernandez Park)

]]>
B016 Maria Hernandez Park 2013-11-24 2013-11-24 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7043, -73.9239 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:12 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/24/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/24/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 24, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

]]>
M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-24 2013-11-24 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Turkey and Waterfowl Viewing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/24/turkey-and-waterfowl-viewing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/24/turkey-and-waterfowl-viewing Date: November 24, 2013

Scores of wild turkeys roam freely around Staten Island's Midland Beach.

Spend an afternoon with the Rangers learning all about this unique New York City site. Later, learn how to identify migrating waterfowl using binoculars and field guides.

To register, please visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, November 13.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Midland Avenue and Father Capodanno Boulevard (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

]]>
R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2013-11-24 2013-11-24 1:00 pm 40.5706, -74.0902 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:25 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/25/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/25/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 25, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

]]>
M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-25 2013-11-25 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/26/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/26/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 26, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

]]>
M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-26 2013-11-26 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/27/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/27/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 27, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

]]>
M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-27 2013-11-27 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/27/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/27/paper-arts-crafts Date: November 27, 2013

Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts using multiple mediums.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

]]>
X040 Poe Park 2013-11-27 2013-11-27 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:56 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Menorah Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/27/annual-menorah-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/27/annual-menorah-lighting Date: November 27, 2013

Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah!

Join Rabbi Shimon Hecht, community leaders, philanthropists and special guests, in lighting the 32-foot-tall menorah, which has been towering over Grand Army Plaza since 1985.

Enjoy hot latkes and live music each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.

Lighting schedule

1st Night of Chanukah, Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Thursday, November 28 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Friday, November 29 at 3:30 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Monday, December 2, at 6:00 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

]]>
B040 Grand Army Plaza 2013-11-27 2013-11-27 6:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/28/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/28/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 28, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

]]>
M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-28 2013-11-28 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Menorah Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/28/annual-menorah-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/28/annual-menorah-lighting Date: November 28, 2013

Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah!

Join Rabbi Shimon Hecht, community leaders, philanthropists and special guests, in lighting the 32-foot-tall menorah, which has been towering over Grand Army Plaza since 1985.

Enjoy hot latkes and live music each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.

Lighting schedule

1st Night of Chanukah, Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Thursday, November 28 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Friday, November 29 at 3:30 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Monday, December 2, at 6:00 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

]]>
B040 Grand Army Plaza 2013-11-28 2013-11-28 6:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 29, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

]]>
M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-29 2013-11-29 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/seasonal-crafts Date: November 29, 2013

Participants of all ages will engage in creating crafts for the seasons.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

]]>
X040 Poe Park 2013-11-29 2013-11-29 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:14 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Girls Fitness & Fun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun Date: November 29, 2013

In partnership with the NYC Girls Project, Shape Up NYC is offering free fitness classes for girls ages 6-13.

Girls Fitness & Fun is a 45-minute workout that focuses on building strong, healthy bodies through fitness games and Pilates stretches.

A free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3304

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

]]>
M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2013-11-29 2013-11-29 4:30 pm 5:15 pm 40.7107, -73.9967 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:26 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Menorah Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/annual-menorah-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/annual-menorah-lighting Date: November 29, 2013

Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah!

Join Rabbi Shimon Hecht, community leaders, philanthropists and special guests, in lighting the 32-foot-tall menorah, which has been towering over Grand Army Plaza since 1985.

Enjoy hot latkes and live music each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.

Lighting schedule

1st Night of Chanukah, Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Thursday, November 28 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Friday, November 29 at 3:30 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Monday, December 2, at 6:00 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

]]>
B040 Grand Army Plaza 2013-11-29 2013-11-29 6:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Movie Night: Rocky]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/brooklyn-movie-night-rocky http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/brooklyn-movie-night-rocky Date: November 29, 2013

Watch a small-time boxer take on a heavy-weight champion in the movie Rocky. Part of Brooklyn Movie Nights, Rocky is one of many classics playing in recreation centers throughout the borough in November and December.

Open to members and non-members.

Rated PG.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 722-3211

Location: Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area)

]]>
B126 Red Hook Recreation Area 2013-11-29 2013-11-29 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.6724, -74.004 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:54 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/30/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/30/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 30, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

]]>
M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-30 2013-11-30 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Introduction to Bird Watching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/30/introduction-to-bird-watching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/30/introduction-to-bird-watching Date: November 30, 2013

Look, up in the sky, it's a bird! But what kind? Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Led by the Brooklyn Brid Club.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

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

]]>
B073 Prospect Park 2013-11-30 2013-11-30 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528136ab90698.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:11 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Menorah Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/30/annual-menorah-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/30/annual-menorah-lighting Date: November 30, 2013

Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah!

Join Rabbi Shimon Hecht, community leaders, philanthropists and special guests, in lighting the 32-foot-tall menorah, which has been towering over Grand Army Plaza since 1985.

Enjoy hot latkes and live music each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.

Lighting schedule

1st Night of Chanukah, Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Thursday, November 28 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Friday, November 29 at 3:30 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Monday, December 2, at 6:00 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

]]>
B040 Grand Army Plaza 2013-11-30 2013-11-30 6:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/01/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/01/union-square-holiday-market Date: December 1, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

]]>
M089 Union Square Park 2013-12-01 2013-12-01 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Menorah Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/01/annual-menorah-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/01/annual-menorah-lighting Date: December 1, 2013

Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah!

Join Rabbi Shimon Hecht, community leaders, philanthropists and special guests, in lighting the 32-foot-tall menorah, which has been towering over Grand Army Plaza since 1985.

Enjoy hot latkes and live music each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.

Lighting schedule

1st Night of Chanukah, Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Thursday, November 28 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Friday, November 29 at 3:30 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Monday, December 2, at 6:00 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

]]>
B040 Grand Army Plaza 2013-12-01 2013-12-01 6:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/union-square-holiday-market Date: December 2, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

]]>
M089 Union Square Park 2013-12-02 2013-12-02 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/winters-eve-at-lincoln-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/winters-eve-at-lincoln-square Date: December 2, 2013

Join Tony Award-winning, Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell, Rosie’s Theater Kids, Frank London’s Klezmer Brass All-Stars and WABC-TV’s Sade Baderinwa as we welcome the holiday season and light up the Upper West Side with an evening of music, food, dancing and fun for everyone.

There will be over 20 live, free performances featuring Frank London’s Klezmer Brass All-stars, Brianna Thomas’ Jazz Quartet, world renowned DJ David Chang at the Winter’s Eve TD Bank Dance Party, GRAMMY nominated Brooklyn-based children’s band The Pop Ups at Kids’ Central, and Big Apple Circus, Kate Davis presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center and Ice Sculpting at Time Warner Center, and that’s not all!

Lincoln Square’s sidewalks and public spaces will come alive with music, performers, processional groups, jugglers, stilt-walkers and more, making for a festive fun-filled evening along the streets of this dynamic Upper West Side neighborhood.

Over 30 of Lincoln Square’s finest restaurants and eateries will offer food tastings at nominal cost ($1-$4) at three separate outdoor locations from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Dante Park

]]>
M020 Dante Park 2013-12-02 2013-12-02 5:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.7718, -73.9826 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:53 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Christmas Tree Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/annual-christmas-tree-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/annual-christmas-tree-lighting Date: December 2, 2013

Join Council Member Ruben Wills and The Baisley Pond Park Coalition for the park's annual Christmas tree lighting.

Enjoy caroling, music and refreshments.

Bring the family!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 659-8202

Location: Baisley Pond Park

]]>
Q005 Baisley Pond Park 2013-12-02 2013-12-02 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6779, -73.7857 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST