NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:29:06 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 <![CDATA[Meditation Class]]> Date: February 25, 2014

Join us and learn some basic hatha yoga techniques to initiate relaxation. Learn how to influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress. Focus will be on breathing, sound, and mindfulness.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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<![CDATA[Grow to Learn Grant Writing & Garden Planning Workshop]]> Date: February 25, 2014

Need help applying for a Grow to Learn Mini-Grant? Attend a grant-writing and garden design workshop! We will walk you through the application and garden design process and help answer any individual questions you may have.

RSVP required.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 788-8073

Location: GrowNYC Greening Library

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<![CDATA[Art for Us Adaptive Art Program]]> Date: February 25, 2014

Instructional art program for people with disabilities to interact, socialize and express themselves through art. For adults and seniors.

Recreation center membership is required. Visit the recreation membership page for more information.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center

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<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt]]> Date: February 25, 2014

McDonald Park House is Staten Island's home of Shape Up NYC! Take part in 14 fitness classes per week for free.

Cardio Sculpt is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground)

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<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball]]> Date: February 25, 2014

Join the Brooklyn Nets wheelchair basketball team for a practice in the gymnasium!

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 7:45 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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<![CDATA[Broad Channel Conceptual Plan Public Meeting]]> Date: February 25, 2014

We would like to invite you to a discussion on planning for Sunset Cove and American Park. This will build on the Rockaway Parks Conceptual Plan, which focuses on the improvement of City parks across the Rockaway Peninsula and Broad Channel to guide future planning and funding efforts. During the meeting, we will review previous community input, provide an update on the Sunset Cove restoration plan, and discuss possible plans for Sunset Cove and American Park.

Come join the discussion with NYC Parks and other community members to provide feedback on what you would like to see in these parks. Please RSVP to Jessica Ugalde by email at or by phone at (718) 520-5964 with your full name, organization and email address.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: American Legion Hall

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