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, 21 Aug 2014 22:07:45 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[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: September 7, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-games Date: September 7, 2014

Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-kubb Date: September 7, 2014

Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-putting-green Date: September 7, 2014

Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Smorgasburg]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/smorgasburg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/smorgasburg Date: September 7, 2014

Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders, fish and chips and farm-fresh ice cream, there’s always something yummy for everyone. Come enjoy our food with a view.

The markets are open 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., rain or shine, all spring, summer and fall. See ya there!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.6947, -74.0016 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Food Truck Rally]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/food-truck-rally http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/food-truck-rally Date: September 7, 2014

The Prospect Park Alliance and the New York City Food Truck Association present a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/532741acbe015.png Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunday Tai Chi in Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/sunday-tai-chi-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/sunday-tai-chi-in-the-park Date: September 7, 2014

Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53e299e4a2a47.jpg Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/brooklyn-bridge-park-tour3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/brooklyn-bridge-park-tour3 Date: September 7, 2014

Join one of Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's volunteer Docents for a free, guided walking tour of Pier 1.

Tours will cover the the topic of BBP's design, history, and ecology. Learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, BBP's sustainable design, and how the park came to life.

Tours begin at the entrance to Pier 1 and are first-come, first-served. Space is limited, please arrive 15 minutes early to ensure a spot.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 412-1031

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7017, -73.9969 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 1]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/docent-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/docent-tour Date: September 7, 2014

Join one of Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s volunteer Docents for a free, guided walking tour of Pier 1.

Tours cover BBP’s design, history, and ecology.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 12:00 pm 40.7017, -73.9969 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/summer-on-the-hudson-west-side-county-fair http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/summer-on-the-hudson-west-side-county-fair Date: September 7, 2014

Enjoy county fair magic in Manhattan with carnival rides and games, live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, reptile shows, greenmarket and more!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South

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2014-09-07 2014-09-07 1:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7782, -73.9887 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/531f314d9a24d.jpg Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Ranger's Choice: Hawk Watch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/rangers-choice-hawk-watch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/rangers-choice-hawk-watch Date: September 7, 2014

This summer we are featuring some of our Ranger's favorite Weekend Adventure experiences. From stunning wildlife viewing to behind-the-scenes access, these programs are not to be missed.

The Old Pelham Bay landfill remains closed to the public, making it a great place to watch migrating birds of prey. Join a small group of fellow birders as we go in search of these avian hunters.

Registration required. To register, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Thursday, August 28

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Park

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 1:00 pm 40.8586, -73.8027 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Life on the Forest Floor]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/life-on-the-forest-floor http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/life-on-the-forest-floor Date: September 7, 2014

Take a closer look at the fun beneath our feet! There are so many more creatures crawling and slithering at or beneath the surface than meets the eye.

Earthworms, millipedes, sowbugs, and other decomposers play a vital role in healthy forest ecosystems. We will take a short walk in search of invertebrates and use magnifying glasses, bug boxes, and our observational skills to examine them more closely. You may wish to bring a digital camera. Suitable for children age 6 and up. Meet in the Nevada Ave. parking lot. Registration required. This program is part of the Time Warner Cable Awesome Afternoons series.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 1:00 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Saltwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/saltwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/saltwater-fishing Date: September 7, 2014

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.

Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.

Participation in a mandatory safety review lead by a trained Ranger is required. All equipment is provided. All fishing programs are catch-and-release only, and most programs are first-come, first serve. Families and children ages 8 and years and older are welcome to participate in fishing programs.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2014-09-07 2014-09-07 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Gerritsen Grist Mill and Farmhouse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/gerritsen-grist-mill-and-farmhouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/gerritsen-grist-mill-and-farmhouse Date: September 7, 2014

Wood pilings still remain over 360 years after the original foundation of Gerritsen Mill was first laid down. Come for a guided exploration of the area surrounding one of the first water-powered mills in North America, and discover its value both past and present.

This program is a historic walking tour.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 1:00 pm 40.6047, -73.9298 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 Date: September 7, 2014

Alley Pond Adventure Course is an outdoor adventure that fosters trust, problem-solving, and team-building right in your own backyard at beautiful Alley Pond Park. Our Adventure Course programs are designed for you to have fun outdoors while learning team-building skills. Free programs are available for individuals aged 8 and above on a first–come, first-served basis on Sundays at 10:00 a.m.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. A valid photo ID is required for participants ages 18 and older and sneakers are required for all participants. Space is limited. Crowds are expected. If you are with a large group you may be turned away or you may not be placed with the other members of your group.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.7428, -73.7359 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Cooking Demonstration: Cooking with Mushrooms]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/cooking-demonstration-cooking-with-mushrooms http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/cooking-demonstration-cooking-with-mushrooms Date: September 7, 2014

Once found only in the wild, many unique mushrooms are now grown by enterprising farmers in New York State. Find out how to select and cook fresh mushrooms from the farmers market such as enoki, pompom and hen-of-the-woods. Celebrate fall’s wild harvest as a chef from Great Performance’s shares seasonal specialties featuring our favorite fungi.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53dbba93d90e1.jpg Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social Date: September 7, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you.

Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them. Learn about Candyland, Old Maid, Memory, or Operation every weekend.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/garden-highlights-walk Date: September 7, 2014

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8991, -73.9119 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53dbae02a0437.jpg Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Theater for the New City Presents Street Theater's 'Emergency!!!']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/theater-for-the-new-city-presents-street-theaters-emergency http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/theater-for-the-new-city-presents-street-theaters-emergency Date: September 7, 2014

Street Theater is a 50-member company including a live band, that performs musical operettas for free in NYC Parks during the summer.

This year's musical: “Emergency!!!” by Crystal Field. "Emergency!!!" is a rip-roaring musical about a heroic EMT worker in a boiling, broiling city.

Music composed and arranged by Joseph Vernon Banks.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 254-1109

Location: Washington Square Park

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M098 Washington Square Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 2:00 pm 40.7315, -73.9975 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Nocturnal Wildlife]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/nocturnal-wildlife http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/nocturnal-wildlife Date: September 7, 2014

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Ranger guides will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.

Alley Pond Park comes alive with the activity of its nocturnal residents: raccoons, bats, and sometimes owls.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 7:00 pm 40.7428, -73.7359 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[A Midsummer Night's Dream]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/a-midsummer-nights-dream http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/a-midsummer-nights-dream Date: September 7, 2014

Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7313, -73.9982 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park FitClub: Pilates with Pilates on Fifth]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-fitclub-pilates-with-pilates-on-fifth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-fitclub-pilates-with-pilates-on-fifth Date: September 8, 2014

Target the spine and deep abdominal muscles to build a strong body.

No prior experience necessary. In partnership with park neighbor, Pilates on Fifth.

Some mats provided; bringing your own is encouraged.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-08 2014-09-08 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park FitClub: Pilates with Pilates on Fifth]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-fitclub-pilates-with-pilates-on-fifth1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-fitclub-pilates-with-pilates-on-fifth1 Date: September 8, 2014

Target the spine and deep abdominal muscles to build a strong body.

No prior experience necessary. In partnership with park neighbor, Pilates on Fifth.

Some mats provided; bringing your own is encouraged.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-08 2014-09-08 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/shape-up-nyc-chair-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/shape-up-nyc-chair-aerobics Date: September 8, 2014

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. This Shape Up NYC program is free and open to the public.

For adults and seniors.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 771-2787

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2014-09-08 2014-09-08 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.8108, -73.9147 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Early Bird Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-early-bird-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-early-bird-game-social Date: September 8, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you.

The Early Bird Game Social gives you a chance to start the day in the park, and warm up your mind with games that get you thinking like dominoes, Scrabble, cards or Boggle.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-08 2014-09-08 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Chair Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/shape-up-nyc-chair-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/shape-up-nyc-chair-toning Date: September 8, 2014

A seated exercise class that strengthens muscle groups with minimal impact on joints. This Shape Up NYC program is free and open to the public.

For adults and seniors.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

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 2014-09-08 2014-09-08 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.8108, -73.9147 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: September 8, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-08 2014-09-08 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-games Date: September 8, 2014

Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-08 2014-09-08 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-kubb Date: September 8, 2014

Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-08 2014-09-08 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-putting-green Date: September 8, 2014

Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-08 2014-09-08 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 8, 2014

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-08 2014-09-08 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba at Little Bay Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/zumba Date: September 8, 2014

Please join us for free instruction in an aerobic exercise that blends Latin and African dance movement.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793x301

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2014-09-08 2014-09-08 5:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.7898, -73.7848 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: September 9, 2014

Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center. Open to all ages and experience levels.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: September 9, 2014

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Saturdays, Tuesday, and Thursday 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. Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees.

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.

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 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/tai-chi-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/tai-chi-in-the-park Date: September 9, 2014

Healthy summer mornings at Washington Square Park! Join us for summer health and fitness.

Tai Chi classes will be offered Tuesday mornings at Garibaldi Plaza.

Classes taught by Steven Asherman.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/fitness-walk Date: September 9, 2014

Join other adults in a weekly fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile (near the front of Fort Totten). No registration is required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 718-352-4793 ext. 301

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-yoga Date: September 9, 2014

Perfect your downward dog under the trees with YogaWorks instructors.

Mats provided by Athleta. Presented by Athleta.

Pre-register at the link below or on-site. Walk-ins are welcome!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7534, -73.9827 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Story Time With Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/story-time-with-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/story-time-with-arts-crafts Date: September 9, 2014

Enjoy listening to stories or poems, followed by arts & crafts activity related to the readings.

For 6 months to 4 years of age.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Singer/Songwriter Joe Mandarino]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/arts-culture-fun-singer-songwriter http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/arts-culture-fun-singer-songwriter Date: September 9, 2014

Come and hear singer/songwriter Joe Mandarino as he performs an array of his original music for your enjoyment. Joe is a lifelong Staten Islander who enjoys volunteering his time and talent around the Staten Island area playing benefits for special causes.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.5926, -74.1358 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: September 9, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-games Date: September 9, 2014

Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-kubb Date: September 9, 2014

Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-putting-green Date: September 9, 2014

Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/garden-highlights-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/garden-highlights-tour Date: September 9, 2014

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

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 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8991, -73.9119 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53dbea94e2544.jpg Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Board Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-board-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-board-game-social Date: September 9, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic form with a board, special pieces and a little bit of competition. Try classics like Sorry, Clue, Monopoly, or Life.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 9, 2014

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Abs Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/abs-work-out http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/abs-work-out Date: September 9, 2014

Exercise workout focusing on abs, especially strength training your core

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/meditation-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/meditation-class Date: September 9, 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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X040 Poe Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 1:00 pm 1:45 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation Class for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/meditation-classadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/meditation-classadults Date: September 9, 2014

Join us and learn some basic Hatha Yoga techniques to initiate relaxation. Learn how to influence changes within your 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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X040 Poe Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 1:00 pm 1:45 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Crochet Easy Two-Color Open Mesh Beach/Carry Bag]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/crochet-easy-twocolor-open-mesh-beachcarry-bag http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/crochet-easy-twocolor-open-mesh-beachcarry-bag Date: September 9, 2014

You will learn to create a two-color, open mesh bag for the beach, or to carry your yarn and projects in, and will learn to read pattern.

Bring your own materials: if you cannot find cotton yarn, then get acrylic yarn. Avoid stretchy yarns.

Supplies:

  • 100% cotton yarn, 1 skein color A, 1 skein color B (complementary or contrasting colors).
  • #J crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 2:00 pm 3:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/gallery-tour Date: September 9, 2014

Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Recapturing the Scenic Wilds is inspired by Theodore Roosevelt, a former resident of Wave Hill who had a lifelong passion for discovering and collecting specimens for the public to appreciate. Exhibiting contemporary artists investigate the natural history display and what it says about our relationship to nature. In the Sunroom Project Space Van Lier Visual Artist Fellows Tammy Nguyen and Alexandra Phillips have created installations that they started during their Winter Workspace residency.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53e8f7fc8e352.jpg Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion Date: September 9, 2014

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 (coloring, assembling foam picture frames, food bracelets etc.) with Baby Loves Disco (a Summer in the Square favorite)!

Please note: There is limited space available. Registration is required.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 677-7818

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

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M089 Union Square Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.7364, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53a848c176dcf.jpg Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Street Tree Care Days with LES Ecology Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/street-tree-care-days-with-les-ecology-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/street-tree-care-days-with-les-ecology-center Date: September 9, 2014

Have you noticed the work going on around the street trees between 10th St. and 6th St. from Avenue A over to Avenue D? Our trees are getting their beds extended to be able to soak up more water, getting tree guards to protect them, and a thick layer of mulch to protect the soil.

Join us to help beautify these new tree beds by planting ground cover plants and flowering bulbs. Please dress to dig in! All ages welcome and tools will be provided. Registration is encouraged by emailing info@lesecologycenter.org.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Tompkins Square Park at 9th St. and Avenue B (in Tompkins Square Park)

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M088 Tompkins Square Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.7263, -73.9804 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-juggling1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-juggling1 Date: September 9, 2014

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Scrabble Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-scrabble-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-scrabble-game-social Date: September 9, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly game socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you.

The Scrabble Game Social brings together the park's wordsmiths in pursuit of Scrabble bingos, and high scoring tiles. If you go wild for words, this one's for you!

Please note, we have two Scrabble sets, so plan to meet new people when you come to play.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: September 9, 2014

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, international, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.8652, -73.9288 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Decatur Street Garden Workshop: Build a Sifter & Learn How to Use Finished Compost]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/decatur-street-garden-workshop-build-a-sifter-learn-how-to-use-finished-compost http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/decatur-street-garden-workshop-build-a-sifter-learn-how-to-use-finished-compost Date: September 9, 2014

Are you struggling to both produce and properly use finished compost? Come learn how to build your own compost sifter and how to best use finished compost. All participants will leave with a sifter, potted plant and compost!

Since materials are limited, all participants must RSVP with Rebecca at rfitle@nyrp.org or (212) 333-2552 to reserve a spot.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Decatur Street Community Garden

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2014-09-09 2014-09-09 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6858, -73.9101 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry Date: September 9, 2014

Featuring the Poets of Poets & Writers: Rich Villar, T'ai Freedom Ford, Kamilah Aisha Moon and Tung-Hui Hu.

Presented in partnership with Poets & Writers

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Pilates Fitness Guru]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/pilates-fitness-guru http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/pilates-fitness-guru Date: September 9, 2014

These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 7:00 pm 40.7039, -73.9924 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Public Workshop: Van Name Van Pelt Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/public-workshop-van-name-van-pelt-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/09/public-workshop-van-name-van-pelt-plaza Date: September 9, 2014

Along Richmond Terrace, between Van Name and Van Pelt Avenues, a parcel of land is slated to be redesigned to create a permanent public space.
Please join us and give your input about plaza design opportunities.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8016

Location: Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2014-09-09 2014-09-09 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.6408, -74.1358 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park FitClub: Boot Camp with The Rise NYC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-fitclub-boot-camp-with-the-rise-nyc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-fitclub-boot-camp-with-the-rise-nyc Date: September 10, 2014

NYC’s premiere community-driven pop-up fitness group, TheRise NYC, brings boot camp to Midtown with a distinctive blend of cardio and strength training. No equipment necessary.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 6:30 am 7:00 am 40.7541, -73.9845 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Pelham Bay Park Invasive Removal and Tree Stewardship]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/pelham-bay-park-invasive-removal-and-tree-stewardship1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/pelham-bay-park-invasive-removal-and-tree-stewardship1 Date: September 10, 2014

Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Pelham Bay Park to care for newly planted trees. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the restored forest. Volunteers will be trained in tree care, invasive weed identification and removal techniques. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants and clothing that can get dirty. Please meet your NAV Technical Leader at the north east corner of the Orchard Beach parking lot. This project is appropriate for adults, and youth groups, and high school and up. Space is limited. Registration is required for this event.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1463

Location: North East Corner of Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8704, -73.7927 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/shape-up-nyc-chair-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/shape-up-nyc-chair-aerobics Date: September 10, 2014

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. This Shape Up NYC program is free and open to the public.

For adults and seniors.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 771-2787

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.8108, -73.9147 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Early Bird Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-early-bird-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-early-bird-game-social Date: September 10, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you.

The Early Bird Game Social gives you a chance to start the day in the park, and warm up your mind with games that get you thinking like dominoes, Scrabble, cards or Boggle.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Body Sculpting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/body-sculpting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/body-sculpting Date: September 10, 2014

This total body adult workout class addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories.

Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 10:00 am 11:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Chair Toning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/shape-up-nyc-chair-toning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/shape-up-nyc-chair-toning Date: September 10, 2014

A seated exercise class that strengthens muscle groups with minimal impact on joints. This Shape Up NYC program is free and open to the public.

For adults and seniors.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

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 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.8108, -73.9147 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: September 10, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-games Date: September 10, 2014

Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-kubb Date: September 10, 2014

Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-putting-green Date: September 10, 2014

Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/zumba1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/zumba1 Date: September 10, 2014

Combining Latin, international, and popular music, with dance moves that create an aerobic workout. This class features a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 10, 2014

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation Class for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/meditation-classadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/meditation-classadults Date: September 10, 2014

Join us and learn some basic Hatha Yoga techniques to initiate relaxation. Learn how to influence changes within your 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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X040 Poe Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 1:00 pm 1:45 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle-To-Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/recycletoart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/recycletoart Date: September 10, 2014

Have fun turning discardee 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 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Chess Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/chess-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/chess-club Date: September 10, 2014

Chess is a game that requires strategy and improves your critical thinking skills. The club will consider real life events and use chess to help players come up with solutions and viable alternatives.

For ages 5 years-adults. All levels welcome.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba at Little Bay Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/zumba Date: September 10, 2014

Please join us for free instruction in an aerobic exercise that blends Latin and African dance movement.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793x301

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 5:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.7898, -73.7848 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Salute to the Sun Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/summer-on-the-hudson-salute-to-the-sun-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/summer-on-the-hudson-salute-to-the-sun-yoga Date: September 10, 2014

End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga 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 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/531f37a9a15ac.JPG Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Pilates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/sunset-pilates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/10/sunset-pilates Date: September 10, 2014

Join Lou Cornacchia, founder of Cobble Hill’s Body in Balance Studio, for an Intermediate Pilates Mat Class.

Students will learn proper technique, core muscle strength, spinal alignment and shoulder stabilization.

Classes are open to ages 16 and up.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2014-09-10 2014-09-10 7:00 pm 40.6947, -74.0016 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: September 11, 2014

Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center. Open to all ages and experience levels.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: September 11, 2014

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Saturdays, Tuesday, and Thursday 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. Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees.

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.

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 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/fitness-walk Date: September 11, 2014

Join other adults in a weekly fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile (near the front of Fort Totten). No registration is required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 718-352-4793 ext. 301

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Restore and Maintain the Wetlands of Randall's Island Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/restore-and-maintain-the-wetlands-of-randalls-island-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/restore-and-maintain-the-wetlands-of-randalls-island-park Date: September 11, 2014

Volunteer with us to restore and maintain the wetlands in Randall's Island Park. Projects include trail maintenance, weeding, planting, litter, and debris removal, and surveying.

Please wear closed-toe shoes such as sneakers or work boots that can get sandy, dirty, and/or muddy. Please wear clothing that can get dirty, as well. Dress appropriate for the weather including protective eye wear such as sunglasses or a hat or visor to get some shade from the sun.

These events are rain or shine unless conditions are dangerous.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-2031

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7932, -73.9254 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/stretching-toning-relaxation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/stretching-toning-relaxation Date: September 11, 2014

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 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/milliontreesnyc-treelc-workshop-in-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/milliontreesnyc-treelc-workshop-in-queens Date: September 11, 2014

Help water and care for the 110,000+ new street trees that have been planted across New York City! Join the MillionTreesNYC to give trees a little "Tree LC" and stewardship, and help keep New York City green by coming to a free MillionTreesNYC tree care workshop where you will learn:

  • What is MillionTreesNYC?
  • How to identify trees in New York City
  • Benefits trees bring to our city
  • Tree Care - Water! Weed! Mulch! Plant flowers!

Workshops are focused on active tree care, so come ready to get your hands dirty and care for street trees along the sidewalk. Please wear closed-toed shoes and layered clothing that can get dirty. Tree stewardship is similar to gardening work, involving bending and kneeling on the sidewalk. Children are always welcome, and must be accompanied by an adult. All participants will care for trees using small gardening tools and watering buckets. Please dress for light gardening work, wear close-toed shoes, and bring a refillable water bottle. All MillionTreesNYC events are rain or shine.

Registration is required.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6803

Location: 108th St and 39th Ave, Corona

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2014-09-11 2014-09-11 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8593 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: September 11, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-games Date: September 11, 2014

Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-kubb Date: September 11, 2014

Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-putting-green Date: September 11, 2014

Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Conversational English]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/conversational-english http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/conversational-english Date: September 11, 2014

Participants will explore different topics through conversation to explore their English diction and comprehension.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Board Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-board-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-board-game-social Date: September 11, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic form with a board, special pieces and a little bit of competition. Try classics like Sorry, Clue, Monopoly, or Life.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 11, 2014

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/learn-to-draw Date: September 11, 2014

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Skate Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/summer-on-the-hudson-skate-clinic2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/summer-on-the-hudson-skate-clinic2 Date: September 11, 2014

John Fudala provides skateboarding instruction for beginners and intermediates ages 5-13. Classes focus on creating a strong skateboarding skill foundation to build upon, safety, creative fun, teamwork and taking them to the next level: contest and or show preparation.

All enrolled are welcome to participate at the Riverside Skate Jam September 14.

Please note this class also meets on Saturday September 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required, please email.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0219

Location: Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.8035, -73.9698 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/532c769b67078.jpg Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/summer-on-the-hudson-human-chess http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/summer-on-the-hudson-human-chess Date: September 11, 2014

Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.

All levels welcome!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.792, -73.979 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/531f2d1f749b1.JPG Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Volunteer with the Garden Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/garden-crew1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/garden-crew1 Date: September 11, 2014

The garden crew will be meeting regularly to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove. As part of 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.

Please register by email.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 291-6436

Location: Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 4:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.8611, -73.918 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Jams on the Bronx River]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/summer-jams-on-the-bronx-river http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/summer-jams-on-the-bronx-river Date: September 11, 2014

All About the DJ's: Come enjoy Classic Breaks, Soul, Salsa, and more hosted by Grand Master Caz and the Invincible Sound by Superman.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Concrete Plant Park

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X305 Concrete Plant Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 4:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8269, -73.8848 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[City Chicken Institute: Brooklyn]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/city-chicken-institute-brooklyn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/city-chicken-institute-brooklyn Date: September 11, 2014

You can raise chickens in New York City! Visit our live chicken coop and learn about the benefits of raising your own flock in an urban setting. We have workshops suitable for all levels of experience. These workshops are free, so come on by to learn more, hold a chicken for the first time, and enjoy this unique green space in the heart of Brooklyn.

Dates & Times
Every 2nd Thursday, July - October
5:30 – Garden gates open
6:00 – Workshop begins
7:00-7:15 – Open House and Q&A with instructor

July 10 – Beginner: Introduction to Urban Chicken Keeping
August 14 – Advanced: Health Inspections and Solutions
September 11 – Beginner: Introduction to Urban Chicken Keeping
October 9** – Preparing Your Coop for Winter

**Please note that the October workshop will start earlier due to the earlier sunset time. Schedule is:
5:00 – Garden gates open
5:30 – Workshop begins
6:15-6:30 – Open House and Q&A with instructor

We're also holding chicken-keeping workshops in the Bronx, at Paradise on Earth ( 1106 Fox Street, Bronx, NY) on July 30, Aug 27, Sept 24, Oct 29.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Imani Community Garden

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2014-09-11 2014-09-11 5:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.6762, -73.9329 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53ac5261bf2af.JPG Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/bryant-park-yoga Date: September 11, 2014

Perfect your downward dog on the lush lawn with YogaWorks instructors.

Mats provided by Athleta. Presented by Athleta. Pre-register at the link below, or register on-site. Walk-ins are welcome!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Journey To The Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/journey-to-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/11/journey-to-the-stars Date: September 11, 2014

The Amateur Astronomers Association of NY will guide your eyes across the sky as you discover the wonders of the universe

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2014-09-11 2014-09-11 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.7017, -73.9969 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Farmer's Market Fridays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/12/farmers-market-fridays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/12/farmers-market-fridays Date: September 12, 2014

Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the Farmer's Market! Every Friday, June 20 to November 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Dahlia Avenue off Main Street, outside the Garden fence.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2014-09-12 2014-09-12 8:30 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDT