NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2018 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:14:18 GMT <![CDATA[National Parks and Recreation Open House Month]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/18/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/18/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month Date: July 18, 2018

July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Join us for a FREE month of sports, fitness, outdoor adventure, technology and art. Meet our Recreation professionals, participate in fitness classes, and visit our fitness center, cycle studio, and media education lab.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183673657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2018-07-18 2018-07-18 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/18/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/18/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: July 18, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-18 2018-07-18 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Drawing at the Conference House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/18/arts-culture-fun-drawing-at-the-conference-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/18/arts-culture-fun-drawing-at-the-conference-house Date: July 18, 2018

Participants of all levels will learn tips and techniques to drawing by observing fine art and furnishings while exploring the unique interiors and exteriors of this beautiful and historic national treasure. Learn proportion, perspective, and other artistic principles; take inspiration and create a more meaningful and in-depth experience on your next trip to the Conference House Museum.

Workshops will first meet at the Conference House Park visitor center. Art materials are provided.

The workshops are free and pre-registration is recommended. To register, please email francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-18 2018-07-18 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50199890136719000, -74.25140380859375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b3e458ebd54e.jpg Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:59:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/18/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/18/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: July 18, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-18 2018-07-18 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Days at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/18/community-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/18/community-days Date: July 18, 2018

Enjoy Conference House Park’s newest community space: the new patio garden at the Visitor Center.

Explore and help maintain the three community-designed gardens: vegetable, native plant, and sculpture.

Experience kids crafts, adult art programs, tranquility, Tai Chi, meditation, exercise, and more in this lovely shade-dappled setting.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-18 2018-07-18 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ce4863d58b.jpeg Thu, 28 Jun 2018 15:14:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/summer-in-the-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/summer-in-the-square Date: July 19, 2018

Come out every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities + shows, live music + dance performances, and movie nights all in Union Square Park.

  • KIDS: We've got interactive children's activities + performances from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Bring your family and friends for some summer fun for the whole gang on the park's South Plaza!
  • FITNESS: With heart-pumping workouts in the mornings and evenings led by Union Square's hottest studios + instructors, there's something for every fitness level on the park's South + North Plazas.
  • LIVE PERFORMANCES: With jazz music + dueling performances from lunchtime to early evening, check out all that Union Square has to offer on the park's South Plaza and in the West Side seating area.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park),South Plaza (in Union Square Park),West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2018-07-19 2018-07-19 7:00 am 8:30 pm 40.73658370971680000, -73.98987579345703000; 40.73500061035156000, -73.99089813232422000; 40.73669815063476600, -73.99046325683594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa0040d6e4d3.gif Mon, 07 May 2018 08:43:45 EDT
<![CDATA[National Parks and Recreation Open House Month]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month Date: July 19, 2018

July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Join us for a FREE month of sports, fitness, outdoor adventure, technology and art. Meet our Recreation professionals, participate in fitness classes, and visit our fitness center, cycle studio, and media education lab.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183673657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2018-07-19 2018-07-19 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: July 19, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-19 2018-07-19 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: July 19, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-19 2018-07-19 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 19, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-19 2018-07-19 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Soil Science: Facts & Field Tests]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/soil-science-facts-field-tests http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/soil-science-facts-field-tests Date: July 19, 2018

Aggregates, soil texture, the rhizosphere – what on Earth are we talking about? Facts & Field Tests provides a foundation for your soil explorations. Learn how soil scientists describe soils and what qualities are necessary for healthy plants and ecosystems through easy-to-replicate field tests.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 17188863800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-07-19 2018-07-19 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:29:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Extended Summer Evenings]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/extended-summer-evenings http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/extended-summer-evenings Date: July 19, 2018

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden every Thursday evening in July and August.

Note: Last entry to the Garden is at 7:45pm. The Visitor & Admiration Building is open until 7:30pm every Thursday evening, except for August 16.

During Extended Summer Evenings, guests are expected to follow QBG etiquette. Please read our rules in advance to enjoy your evening as much as possible: queensbotanical.org/etiquette

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-07-19 2018-07-19 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0ebf419f256.JPG Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:29:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Drawing During the Golden Hour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/drawing-during-the-golden-hour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/drawing-during-the-golden-hour Date: July 19, 2018

Artists of all levels are invited to experience the “golden hour” light and draw different areas of the Garden in a group setting. Artists from Urban Sketchers will provide guidance and critique for participants in pencil, pastel, and charcoal drawing techniques. All art materials provided. Recommended for adults and children 10+ (accompanied by participating adult).

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-07-19 2018-07-19 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0ec040bd670.JPG Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/summer-on-the-hudson-dance-for-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/summer-on-the-hudson-dance-for-seniors Date: July 19, 2018

Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company lead dance workshops for adults of all ages and abilities, with a special focus on seniors. Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-07-19 2018-07-19 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96d6410bb6.JPG Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:14:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba Under The Stars with Lisa G aka RockawayZumbaWay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockawayzumbaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/19/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockawayzumbaway Date: July 19, 2018

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance which combines Latin and African dance steps.

Sponsored by Sweet and Low and Coordinated by Distict Leader Lew Simon

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk)

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Q163 Rockaway Beach Boardwalk 2018-07-19 2018-07-19 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.57970046997100000, -73.82969665527300000 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:14:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/20/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/20/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: July 20, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-20 2018-07-20 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[National Parks and Recreation Open House Month]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/20/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/20/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month Date: July 20, 2018

July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Join us for a FREE month of sports, fitness, outdoor adventure, technology and art. Meet our Recreation professionals, participate in fitness classes, and visit our fitness center, cycle studio, and media education lab.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183673657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2018-07-20 2018-07-20 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/20/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/20/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: July 20, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-20 2018-07-20 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/20/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/20/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 20, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-20 2018-07-20 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/21/fitness-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/21/fitness-in-the-park Date: July 21, 2018

Join the Seton Falls Park Preservation Coalition for Saturday morning 'Fitness in the Park' light exercise sessions. Water will be provided to all.

Please note that there will be no session on Saturday, July 7.

This group is generously supported by Council Member Andy King through the NYC Council's Parks Equity Initiative, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson and in coordination with Partnerships for Parks.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 917-754-0463

Location: Stars and Stripes Playground (in Seton Falls Park)

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X046 Seton Falls Park 2018-07-21 2018-07-21 9:00 am 11:30 am 40.88523096145100000, -73.83965158462500000 Thu, 31 May 2018 13:14:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/21/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/21/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: July 21, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-21 2018-07-21 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/21/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/21/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 21, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-21 2018-07-21 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Farm & Compost Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/21/farm-compost-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/21/farm-compost-tour Date: July 21, 2018

Discover what’s behind the scenes at QBG Farm & Compost. In this one hour tour you will get a crash course on how we produce nutrient-rich compost from food scraps and horticultural waste. We will introduce the fundamentals of ecological farming. This tour is recommended for first-time visitors to QBG Farm & Compost.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 17188863800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-07-21 2018-07-21 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0ee1cf76360.JPG Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:29:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Queensboro Dance Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/21/arts-culture-fun-queensboro-dance-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/21/arts-culture-fun-queensboro-dance-festival Date: July 21, 2018

Join us for the Queensboro Dance Festival, an annual 6-month tour of performances and community dance activities featuring dance companies all from Queens. For the full Queens tour schedule, visit www.queensborodancefestival.com.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Juniper Valley Park 80th Street Entrance (in Juniper Valley Park)

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Q102 Juniper Valley Park 2018-07-21 2018-07-21 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.72150039672851600, -73.87650299072266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5abd0d2b23bd5.jpg Tue, 01 May 2018 10:28:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Rockin' Rollerblades]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/21/arts-culture-fun-rockin-rollerblades http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/21/arts-culture-fun-rockin-rollerblades Date: July 21, 2018

Skate away to some boogie-down tunes under the stars at Orchard Beach. Free skate rental or bring your own wheels.

  • Family Session: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Adult Session: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Please RSVP to hold your spot.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1891

Location: Orchard Beach (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2018-07-21 2018-07-21 4:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.86299896240234400, -73.79429626464844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b3fa8f12e98a.jpg Fri, 13 Jul 2018 16:29:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/22/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/22/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi Date: July 22, 2018

Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow-moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-07-22 2018-07-22 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96b01e6f1e.JPG Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:29:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/22/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/22/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 22, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-22 2018-07-22 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Floral Design Workshop: Recycled Containers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/22/floral-design-workshop-recycled-containers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/22/floral-design-workshop-recycled-containers Date: July 22, 2018

Learn how to adapt containers that had a previous use to become your next table centerpiece. Then create an arrangement of colorful summer blooms.
Bring your own container from home or choose from a variety provided. All floral materials will be provided.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 17188863800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-07-22 2018-07-22 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0ee2a89fedc.JPG Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:29:58 EDT
<![CDATA[NYLaughs.org Presents: Laughter in the Park 2018]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/22/nylaughsorg-presents-laughter-in-the-park-2018-litp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/22/nylaughsorg-presents-laughter-in-the-park-2018-litp Date: July 22, 2018

Laughter in the Park is a free, outdoor weekly comedy series, presented by NYLaughs.org, that takes place over the course of five weeks throughout the summer.

Every Sunday starting June 24, you can catch up to two hours of stand-up comedy performed by some of comedy's most innovative and talked about artists.

Please bring a blanket and a picnic basket!

For more information, please visit Laughter in the Park's website.

(Bookings are subject to change)

Laughter in the Park Schedule
Our shows are as follows:

  • Sunday, June 24 - Wolfe's Pond Park in Staten Island, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 1 - Battery Park at Castle Clinton Lawn, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 8 - Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 15 - Battery Park at Castle Clinton Lawn, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 22 - Old Bandshell Lawn at Tompkins Square Park, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

About NYLaughs
NYLaughs.org is a unique performing arts non-profit that aims to change the cultural landscape of the Big Apple through humor. From parks to streets and even subways, we provide New Yorkers laughter free of charge with our public, live comedy shows. We want to celebrate and deepen an appreciation of the comic arts. We also want to make New York a better place by cultivating community, inspiring our audiences, and making the city a happier and healthier place through laughter.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the men and women of NYC Parks!

"Laughter in the Park" is a passion project run solely by volunteers. Funding for Laughter in the Park 2018 is also made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council at LMCC.net. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond. Additionally, NYLaughs is the recipient of Community Arts Grant from the Washington Square Park Conservatory. NYLaughs would like to acknowledge our sponsor Manhattan Mini-Storage, a NY business that is focused on the health and wellness of New Yorkers.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 727-5233

Location: Old Bandshell Lawn (in Tompkins Square Park)

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M088 Tompkins Square Park 2018-07-22 2018-07-22 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.72579956054687500, -73.98210144042969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1a34cea37dc.jpg Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:59:39 EDT
<![CDATA[National Parks and Recreation Open House Month]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month Date: July 23, 2018

July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Join us for a FREE month of sports, fitness, outdoor adventure, technology and art. Meet our Recreation professionals, participate in fitness classes, and visit our fitness center, cycle studio, and media education lab.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183673657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2018-07-23 2018-07-23 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: July 23, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-23 2018-07-23 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: July 23, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-23 2018-07-23 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: July 23, 2018

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

Tour Reservations

To RSVP for tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-07-23 2018-07-23 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:56 EST
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: July 23, 2018

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

Tour Reservations

To RSVP for tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-07-23 2018-07-23 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:56 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 23, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-23 2018-07-23 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 Date: July 23, 2018

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

Tour Reservations

To RSVP for tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 5:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-07-23 2018-07-23 5:00 pm 5:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:57 EST
<![CDATA[Sunset Tai Chi at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/sunset-tai-chi-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/23/sunset-tai-chi-at-conference-house-park Date: July 23, 2018

Have you always longed to spend your summer at a house on the water? This summer, let the 300-year-old Conference House on the southernmost tip of New York State be that house!

Join us for Sunset Tai Chi on the front patio of the Conference House. Learn this 400-year-old moving meditation. Tai Chi moves your body, relaxes your spirit, and clears your mind of everything else. Each 75-min class begins with warm-ups and standing Tai Chi exercises; then you’ll learn and practice the first level of original Chen-style Tai Chi long form.

Weather permitting.

All ages and levels welcome.

Wear comfortable clothing.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:45 pm

Contact phone: (646) 571-5234

Location: The Conference House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-23 2018-07-23 7:30 pm 8:45 pm 40.50307446669900000, -74.25323104858400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2a6a595eab4.jpg Tue, 26 Jun 2018 09:44:28 EDT
<![CDATA[National Parks and Recreation Open House Month]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/24/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/24/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month Date: July 24, 2018

July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Join us for a FREE month of sports, fitness, outdoor adventure, technology and art. Meet our Recreation professionals, participate in fitness classes, and visit our fitness center, cycle studio, and media education lab.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183673657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2018-07-24 2018-07-24 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/24/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/24/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: July 24, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-24 2018-07-24 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Movement Classes for Adults and Seniors at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/24/free-movement-classes-for-adults-and-seniors-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/24/free-movement-classes-for-adults-and-seniors-at-washington-square-park Date: July 24, 2018

Get your body moving this summer with fun, unique dance classes that promote strong and creative movement among adults of all ages and abilities. Classes are led by Dances founder, dancer/choreographer/teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas.

Classes brought to you by the Washington Square Park Conservancy and NYC Parks

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-07-24 2018-07-24 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aff3c339cbe4.png Mon, 04 Jun 2018 03:59:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/24/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/24/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: July 24, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-24 2018-07-24 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/24/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/24/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 24, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-24 2018-07-24 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knitting Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/24/bryant-park-knitting-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/24/bryant-park-knitting-class Date: July 24, 2018

Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts.

Call (212) 787-5896 to register, or take a chance and drop by.

Yarn and needles are provided. Classes are weather permitting.

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-07-24 2018-07-24 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4eb1dd2b2c.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[National Parks and Recreation Open House Month]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/25/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/25/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month Date: July 25, 2018

July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Join us for a FREE month of sports, fitness, outdoor adventure, technology and art. Meet our Recreation professionals, participate in fitness classes, and visit our fitness center, cycle studio, and media education lab.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183673657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2018-07-25 2018-07-25 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/25/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/25/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: July 25, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location:

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<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Drawing at the Conference House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/25/arts-culture-fun-drawing-at-the-conference-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/25/arts-culture-fun-drawing-at-the-conference-house Date: July 25, 2018

Participants of all levels will learn tips and techniques to drawing by observing fine art and furnishings while exploring the unique interiors and exteriors of this beautiful and historic national treasure. Learn proportion, perspective, and other artistic principles; take inspiration and create a more meaningful and in-depth experience on your next trip to the Conference House Museum.

Workshops will first meet at the Conference House Park visitor center. Art materials are provided.

The workshops are free and pre-registration is recommended. To register, please email francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-25 2018-07-25 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50199890136719000, -74.25140380859375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b3e458ebd54e.jpg Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:59:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/25/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/25/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: July 25, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-25 2018-07-25 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Days at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/25/community-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/25/community-days Date: July 25, 2018

Enjoy Conference House Park’s newest community space: the new patio garden at the Visitor Center.

Explore and help maintain the three community-designed gardens: vegetable, native plant, and sculpture.

Experience kids crafts, adult art programs, tranquility, Tai Chi, meditation, exercise, and more in this lovely shade-dappled setting.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-25 2018-07-25 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ce4863d58b.jpeg Thu, 28 Jun 2018 15:14:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night: Salsa with Piel Canela Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/25/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-salsa-with-piel-canela-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/25/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-salsa-with-piel-canela-dance Date: July 25, 2018

Dance to the sounds of DJ Cocotaso as he spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more! Featuring lessons and performances by the Piel Canela Dance School. Open dance for all!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 718 390-8023

Location: South Beach Gazebo (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2018-07-25 2018-07-25 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.58959197998047000, -74.06551361083984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afc5b9089c8d.jpg Mon, 04 Jun 2018 09:58:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/summer-in-the-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/summer-in-the-square Date: July 26, 2018

Come out every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities + shows, live music + dance performances, and movie nights all in Union Square Park.

  • KIDS: We've got interactive children's activities + performances from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Bring your family and friends for some summer fun for the whole gang on the park's South Plaza!
  • FITNESS: With heart-pumping workouts in the mornings and evenings led by Union Square's hottest studios + instructors, there's something for every fitness level on the park's South + North Plazas.
  • LIVE PERFORMANCES: With jazz music + dueling performances from lunchtime to early evening, check out all that Union Square has to offer on the park's South Plaza and in the West Side seating area.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park),South Plaza (in Union Square Park),West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2018-07-26 2018-07-26 7:00 am 8:30 pm 40.73658370971680000, -73.98987579345703000; 40.73500061035156000, -73.99089813232422000; 40.73669815063476600, -73.99046325683594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa0040d6e4d3.gif Mon, 07 May 2018 08:43:45 EDT
<![CDATA[National Parks and Recreation Open House Month]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month Date: July 26, 2018

July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Join us for a FREE month of sports, fitness, outdoor adventure, technology and art. Meet our Recreation professionals, participate in fitness classes, and visit our fitness center, cycle studio, and media education lab.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183673657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2018-07-26 2018-07-26 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: July 26, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-26 2018-07-26 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: July 26, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-26 2018-07-26 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 26, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-26 2018-07-26 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Extended Summer Evenings]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/extended-summer-evenings http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/extended-summer-evenings Date: July 26, 2018

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden every Thursday evening in July and August.

Note: Last entry to the Garden is at 7:45pm. The Visitor & Admiration Building is open until 7:30pm every Thursday evening, except for August 16.

During Extended Summer Evenings, guests are expected to follow QBG etiquette. Please read our rules in advance to enjoy your evening as much as possible: queensbotanical.org/etiquette

Regular Garden admission applies.
QBG Members get in for FREE.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-07-26 2018-07-26 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0ee4e5aec21.PNG Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:29:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Cocktail & Craft: Henna and Hops]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/evening-cocktail-craft-henna-and-hops http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/evening-cocktail-craft-henna-and-hops Date: July 26, 2018

Join Henna Darling to explore the botanical and cultural importance of henna. Participants will see the henna plant, learn to prepare henna paste, and try their hand at practicing this unique art form. Sip on botanical brews from the borough of Queens while you create your own designs.

Adults 21+ only.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-07-26 2018-07-26 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0ee55460886.JPG Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:29:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/summer-on-the-hudson-dance-for-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/summer-on-the-hudson-dance-for-seniors Date: July 26, 2018

Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company lead dance workshops for adults of all ages and abilities, with a special focus on seniors. Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-07-26 2018-07-26 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96d6410bb6.JPG Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:14:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba Under The Stars with Lisa G aka RockawayZumbaWay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockawayzumbaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockawayzumbaway Date: July 26, 2018

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance which combines Latin and African dance steps.

Sponsored by Sweet and Low and Coordinated by Distict Leader Lew Simon

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk)

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Q163 Rockaway Beach Boardwalk 2018-07-26 2018-07-26 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.57970046997100000, -73.82969665527300000 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:14:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Drag Bingo!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/drag-bingo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/26/drag-bingo Date: July 26, 2018

Come to one of the best restaurants in the city for Drag Bingo and help the Dyckman Museum (and have fun doing it)! Sales of bingo cards will go directly to the Dyckman Museum and help support our programming.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Indian Road Cafe

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2018-07-26 2018-07-26 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.87284920000000000, -73.91834640000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b33ec7ac9f8c.jpg Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:59:19 EDT
<![CDATA[National Parks and Recreation Open House Month]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/27/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/27/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month Date: July 27, 2018

July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Join us for a FREE month of sports, fitness, outdoor adventure, technology and art. Meet our Recreation professionals, participate in fitness classes, and visit our fitness center, cycle studio, and media education lab.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183673657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2018-07-27 2018-07-27 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/27/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/27/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: July 27, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-27 2018-07-27 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/27/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/27/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: July 27, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-27 2018-07-27 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/27/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/27/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 27, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-27 2018-07-27 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/28/fitness-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/28/fitness-in-the-park Date: July 28, 2018

Join the Seton Falls Park Preservation Coalition for Saturday morning 'Fitness in the Park' light exercise sessions. Water will be provided to all.

Please note that there will be no session on Saturday, July 7.

This group is generously supported by Council Member Andy King through the NYC Council's Parks Equity Initiative, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson and in coordination with Partnerships for Parks.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 917-754-0463

Location: Stars and Stripes Playground (in Seton Falls Park)

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X046 Seton Falls Park 2018-07-28 2018-07-28 9:00 am 11:30 am 40.88523096145100000, -73.83965158462500000 Thu, 31 May 2018 13:14:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/28/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/28/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: July 28, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-28 2018-07-28 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/28/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/28/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 28, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-28 2018-07-28 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Moby Dick - OutLOUD]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/28/moby-dick-outloud http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/28/moby-dick-outloud Date: July 28, 2018

Join Staten Island OutLOUD’s annual celebration of Melville’s haunting tale of the sea, of Captain Ahab, of the crew of the Pequod, and of the great white whale.

This event includes maritime music by the brass ensemble of the Staten Island Philharmonic Orchestra.

Rain or shine – If the weather is fair, we’ll gather on the lawn, overlooking Raritan Bay. If it rains, we’ll enjoy the performance inside the charming Biddle House – a Staten Island landmark.

Bring a lawn chair.

This event is suitable for all ages!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 907-0709

Location: H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-28 2018-07-28 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.50554614753800000, -74.25419378280700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59736da83a776.jpg Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:59:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/29/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/29/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi Date: July 29, 2018

Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow-moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-07-29 2018-07-29 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96b01e6f1e.JPG Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:29:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/29/central-park-tour-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/29/central-park-tour-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond Date: July 29, 2018

Hallett Nature Sanctuary is the smallest of the Park's three woodland landscapes. Closed to the public in 1934, the Hallett Nature Sanctuary remained mostly untouched until 2001, when Central Park Conservancy took up a more comprehensive program of restoration and maintenance. Now, visitors can use the rustic trail to view native plantings that attract birds and other wildlife. Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines, some stairs, and uneven trails.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10) To purchase tickets, please click here
Restrictions: Dogs are not permitted in the Hallett.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-29 2018-07-29 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a820ad44a031.jpg Wed, 27 Jun 2018 17:14:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/29/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/29/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 29, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-29 2018-07-29 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[National Parks and Recreation Open House Month]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month Date: July 30, 2018

July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Join us for a FREE month of sports, fitness, outdoor adventure, technology and art. Meet our Recreation professionals, participate in fitness classes, and visit our fitness center, cycle studio, and media education lab.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183673657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2018-07-30 2018-07-30 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: July 30, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-30 2018-07-30 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: July 30, 2018

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

Tour Reservations

To RSVP for tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-07-30 2018-07-30 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:57 EST
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: July 30, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-30 2018-07-30 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: July 30, 2018

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

Tour Reservations

To RSVP for tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-07-30 2018-07-30 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:56 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 30, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-30 2018-07-30 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 Date: July 30, 2018

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

Tour Reservations

To RSVP for tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 5:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-07-30 2018-07-30 5:00 pm 5:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:57 EST
<![CDATA[Sunset Tai Chi at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/sunset-tai-chi-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/30/sunset-tai-chi-at-conference-house-park Date: July 30, 2018

Have you always longed to spend your summer at a house on the water? This summer, let the 300-year-old Conference House on the southernmost tip of New York State be that house!

Join us for Sunset Tai Chi on the front patio of the Conference House. Learn this 400-year-old moving meditation. Tai Chi moves your body, relaxes your spirit, and clears your mind of everything else. Each 75-min class begins with warm-ups and standing Tai Chi exercises; then you’ll learn and practice the first level of original Chen-style Tai Chi long form.

Weather permitting.

All ages and levels welcome.

Wear comfortable clothing.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:45 pm

Contact phone: (646) 571-5234

Location: The Conference House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-30 2018-07-30 7:30 pm 8:45 pm 40.50307446669900000, -74.25323104858400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2a6a595eab4.jpg Tue, 26 Jun 2018 09:44:28 EDT
<![CDATA[National Parks and Recreation Open House Month]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/31/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/31/national-parks-and-recreation-open-house-month Date: July 31, 2018

July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Join us for a FREE month of sports, fitness, outdoor adventure, technology and art. Meet our Recreation professionals, participate in fitness classes, and visit our fitness center, cycle studio, and media education lab.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183673657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2018-07-31 2018-07-31 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/31/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/31/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: July 31, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-31 2018-07-31 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Movement Classes for Adults and Seniors at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/31/free-movement-classes-for-adults-and-seniors-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/31/free-movement-classes-for-adults-and-seniors-at-washington-square-park Date: July 31, 2018

Get your body moving this summer with fun, unique dance classes that promote strong and creative movement among adults of all ages and abilities. Classes are led by Dances founder, dancer/choreographer/teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas.

Classes brought to you by the Washington Square Park Conservancy and NYC Parks

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-07-31 2018-07-31 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aff3c339cbe4.png Mon, 04 Jun 2018 03:59:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/31/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/31/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: July 31, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-31 2018-07-31 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/31/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/31/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 31, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-31 2018-07-31 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knitting Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/31/bryant-park-knitting-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/31/bryant-park-knitting-class Date: July 31, 2018

Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts.

Call (212) 787-5896 to register, or take a chance and drop by.

Yarn and needles are provided. Classes are weather permitting.

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-07-31 2018-07-31 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4eb1dd2b2c.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/01/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/01/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: August 1, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-08-01 2018-08-01 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Drawing at the Conference House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/01/arts-culture-fun-drawing-at-the-conference-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/01/arts-culture-fun-drawing-at-the-conference-house Date: August 1, 2018

Participants of all levels will learn tips and techniques to drawing by observing fine art and furnishings while exploring the unique interiors and exteriors of this beautiful and historic national treasure. Learn proportion, perspective, and other artistic principles; take inspiration and create a more meaningful and in-depth experience on your next trip to the Conference House Museum.

Workshops will first meet at the Conference House Park visitor center. Art materials are provided.

The workshops are free and pre-registration is recommended. To register, please email francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-08-01 2018-08-01 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50199890136719000, -74.25140380859375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b3e458ebd54e.jpg Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:59:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/01/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/01/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: August 1, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-08-01 2018-08-01 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Days at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/01/community-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/01/community-days Date: August 1, 2018

Enjoy Conference House Park’s newest community space: the new patio garden at the Visitor Center.

Explore and help maintain the three community-designed gardens: vegetable, native plant, and sculpture.

Experience kids crafts, adult art programs, tranquility, Tai Chi, meditation, exercise, and more in this lovely shade-dappled setting.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-08-01 2018-08-01 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ce4863d58b.jpeg Thu, 28 Jun 2018 15:14:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/summer-in-the-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/summer-in-the-square Date: August 2, 2018

Come out every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities + shows, live music + dance performances, and movie nights all in Union Square Park.

  • KIDS: We've got interactive children's activities + performances from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Bring your family and friends for some summer fun for the whole gang on the park's South Plaza!
  • FITNESS: With heart-pumping workouts in the mornings and evenings led by Union Square's hottest studios + instructors, there's something for every fitness level on the park's South + North Plazas.
  • LIVE PERFORMANCES: With jazz music + dueling performances from lunchtime to early evening, check out all that Union Square has to offer on the park's South Plaza and in the West Side seating area.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park),South Plaza (in Union Square Park),West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2018-08-02 2018-08-02 7:00 am 8:30 pm 40.73658370971680000, -73.98987579345703000; 40.73500061035156000, -73.99089813232422000; 40.73669815063476600, -73.99046325683594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa0040d6e4d3.gif Mon, 07 May 2018 08:43:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: August 2, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-08-02 2018-08-02 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: August 2, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-08-02 2018-08-02 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: August 2, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-08-02 2018-08-02 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: All Abilities Dance Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/summer-on-the-hudson-all-abilities-dance-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/summer-on-the-hudson-all-abilities-dance-workshop Date: August 2, 2018

Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company lead dance workshops for adults of all ages and abilities, with a special focus on seniors. Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways. All fun. All welcome!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Lawn at 133rd and Marginal Streets (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-08-02 2018-08-02 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.82019102036800000, -73.95993142386500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dac4187a34.jpg Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:14:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare in the Park: All's Well That Ends Well]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/shakespeare-in-the-park-alls-well-that-ends-well http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/shakespeare-in-the-park-alls-well-that-ends-well Date: August 2, 2018

Kids & the Classics at 7:00 p.m.
“Kids & the Classics” is the companion piece to Hip to Hip’s program of "Free Shakespeare in the Parks”. This free interactive workshop is offered 30 minutes before every performance, and is designed for children ages 4 to 12. It gives children a chance to interact with the text by previewing the characters and situations, and creating links between the text and their own lives through theatre games and close reading of text.

All’s Well That Ends Well at 7:30 p.m.
Having restored the King’s health with a miraculous potion, Helena asks for nothing in return but to wed her heart’s love, Count Bertram. When the Count arrogantly refuses to marry beneath his class and flees from both king and bride to the nearest war, Shakespeare’s courageous heroine must stop at nothing to bring him home.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 3524793

Location: 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2018-08-02 2018-08-02 7:00 pm 10:15 pm 40.77134323120117000, -73.76530456542969000 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 11:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba Under The Stars with Lisa G aka RockawayZumbaWay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockawayzumbaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockawayzumbaway Date: August 2, 2018

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance which combines Latin and African dance steps.

Sponsored by Sweet and Low and Coordinated by Distict Leader Lew Simon

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk)

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Q163 Rockaway Beach Boardwalk 2018-08-02 2018-08-02 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.57970046997100000, -73.82969665527300000 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:14:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/03/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/03/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: August 3, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-08-03 2018-08-03 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/03/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/03/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: August 3, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-08-03 2018-08-03 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/03/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/03/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: August 3, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-08-03 2018-08-03 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/fitness-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/fitness-in-the-park Date: August 4, 2018

Join the Seton Falls Park Preservation Coalition for Saturday morning 'Fitness in the Park' light exercise sessions. Water will be provided to all.

Please note that there will be no session on Saturday, July 7.

This group is generously supported by Council Member Andy King through the NYC Council's Parks Equity Initiative, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson and in coordination with Partnerships for Parks.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 917-754-0463

Location: Stars and Stripes Playground (in Seton Falls Park)

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X046 Seton Falls Park 2018-08-04 2018-08-04 9:00 am 11:30 am 40.88523096145100000, -73.83965158462500000 Thu, 31 May 2018 13:14:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/lucia-rappa-au-naturel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/lucia-rappa-au-naturel Date: August 4, 2018

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms - the nude female and the bare tree - in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.

Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-08-04 2018-08-04 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ab328b084f.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:14:19 EDT