NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:20:49 GMT <![CDATA[Washington Square Park Kids Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/kids-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/kids-yoga Date: June 29, 2016

Bring the kids to a yoga class at Washington Square Park!

An adult accompaniment must be present. This series of kids yoga classes is best for ages 2-7. Bring a yoga mat!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-06-29 2016-06-29 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.73075103759765600, -73.99633789062500000 Sun, 19 Jun 2016 02:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories in the Garden: Trees through the Seasons]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/stories-in-the-garden-trees-through-the-seasons http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/stories-in-the-garden-trees-through-the-seasons Date: June 29, 2016

Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature tales. These stories—classics and more—come to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs and puppetry.

Sit awhile in the spreading shade of one of Wave Hill’s beautiful trees as we send down roots, stretch up our trunks, sway in the wind and hear all about how trees change through the seasons. Join us as we read A Leaf Can Be by Laura Purdie Salas, Have you Seen Trees? by Joanne Oppenheim and Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert.

Programs are held outdoors but move into Wave Hill House in inclement weather. Ideal for children ages three to six with an adult.

This program is free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-06-29 2016-06-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5745f4b263a99.jpg Mon, 06 Jun 2016 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/bryant-park-juggling Date: June 29, 2016

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.

Equipment will be provided.

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year. They are a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-06-29 2016-06-29 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57102489e50b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:00 EDT
<![CDATA[School's Out Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/schools-out-festival2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/schools-out-festival2 Date: June 29, 2016

School's out! Celebrate by joining us for some fun activities such as games, sports, inflatables, music, giveaways, and more!

Sponsored by Council Member Wills.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Police Officer Edward Byrne Park

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Q092 Police Officer Edward Byrne Park 2016-06-29 2016-06-29 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66730117797851600, -73.80740356445312000 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Sports Clinics - Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/summer-sports-experience-sports-clinics-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/summer-sports-experience-sports-clinics-basketball Date: June 29, 2016

Learn the basics of basketball at our free sports clinics in J Hood Wright Park. Open to kids and teens ages 6 years to 17 years.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park)

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2016-06-29 2016-06-29 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.84600067138672000, -73.94100189208984000 Tue, 24 May 2016 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio Present Pop-Up Arte]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte Date: June 29, 2016

Families! Kids! Join us for fun-filled sessions of art in June, July and August throughout Harlem. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops at select locations. All ages welcome.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Cherry Tree Park

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M215 Cherry Tree Park 2016-06-29 2016-06-29 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.78720092773437500, -73.94719696044922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573b46f33f5e1.jpg Sun, 19 Jun 2016 03:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[School's Out Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/schools-out-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/schools-out-festival Date: June 29, 2016

School's out! Celebrate by joining us for some fun activities such as games, sports, inflatables, music, giveaways, and more!

Sponsored by Council Member Richards.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Almeda Playground

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Q443 Almeda Playground 2016-06-29 2016-06-29 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.59339904785156000, -73.79470062255860000 Wed, 08 Jun 2016 16:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park Date: June 29, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Corporal Thompson Park, kids will learn all about softball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-06-29 2016-06-29 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 18 May 2016 13:01:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop Up Aquarium!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/pop-up-aquarium http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/pop-up-aquarium Date: June 29, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park! Open for all ages!

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8928

Location: Kaiser Park

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B129 Kaiser Park 2016-06-29 2016-06-29 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.57904568370000000, -73.99582795550000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570d15886ac70.jpg Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Puss in Boots]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/puppets-in-the-park-presentspussn-boots http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/puppets-in-the-park-presentspussn-boots Date: June 29, 2016

The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic "Puss in Boots" tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life - a roof over his head, the clothes on his back, and his ever faithful pet cat. One day when lamenting his poor lifestyle, Fergus is astounded when his cat stands up, begins talking and introduces himself as Puss. Puss reveals to Fergus that he is very intelligent and well traveled, and even has an idea to help Fergus improve his situation. With that in mind, Puss dons a snazzy pair of boots and sets off on an exciting magical journey. Despite his reputation as a sly trickster, Puss soon proves himself a caring friend to all, willing to help at any cost!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2016-06-29 2016-06-29 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.68399810791015600, -73.88559722900390000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573e08e38eeff.jpg Thu, 09 Jun 2016 18:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: June 29, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Williamsbridge Oval, kids will learn basketball, soccer, football, track & field, kickball, volleyball and street hockey! To find out more, please call the Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center at (718) 543-8672.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval,Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-06-29 2016-06-29 4:00 pm 6:45 pm 40.87870025634765600, -73.87699890136719000; 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Fri, 10 Jun 2016 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Cinderella]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/movies-under-the-stars-cinderella http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/29/movies-under-the-stars-cinderella Date: June 29, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

Live-action take on the classic fairy tale Cinderella, which stars Lily James as the put-upon young women forced to endure a life of labor at the hands of her stepmother after her father dies unexpectedly. Forced to do every menial chore imaginable, Ella maintains her good spirits and eventually strikes up a friendship with a stranger in the woods who turns out to be the prince. When the royal court holds a gala ball, Cinderella wants nothing more to attend, and although her stepmother won't allow it, she gets help from a surprising source.

Know Before You Go:

You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-430-1825

Location: Mosholu Playground (in Mosholu Parkway)

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X033 Mosholu Parkway 2016-06-29 2016-06-29 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.87227930452400000, -73.88275146484400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57448b2fb4798.jpg Tue, 24 May 2016 14:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Kids Activities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/summer-in-the-square-kids-activities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/summer-in-the-square-kids-activities Date: June 30, 2016

Join the Union Square Partnership for interactive children's activities and performances from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bring your family and friends for some summer fun for the whole gang.

  • 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.: Children's Pavilion - featuring over 250 books, courtesy of Simon + Schuster, crafts, games, and other fun activities.
  • 10:30 a.m.: Yoga Storytime - Children of all ages and their caregivers are encouraged to come “play” yoga and experience how their breath and body move together in a fun-filled way.
  • 11:00 a.m.: Special Performance (Hot Peas N' Butter, Rolie Polie Guacamole + more!)
  • 1:00 p.m.: Surprise Princess Appearances (select dates)
  • 2:00 p.m.: Story time with PJ Library
  • 3:00 p.m.: Fitness with Pop Fit Kids - Kids engage in fun-plus-fitness with these high-energy circuit activities, agility drills, partner games, dynamic movements, and more while learning the benefit of the Fit Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Endurance, and Balance.

For a full schedule, visit SummerintheSquare.nyc.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 9:00 am 6:00 pm 40.73500061035156000, -73.99089813232422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57607080a6c87.png Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:00:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live Concert Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live Date: June 30, 2016

Summer on the Hudson brings Raga Kids, a trio of teaching artists specializing in Indian classical music on Indian instruments. This event is held on a comfy, danceable turf lawn right by the big locomotive.

Great for kids 5 years old and under.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.77471985104800000, -73.99253714084600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f0651071033.JPG Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/bryant-park-juggling Date: June 30, 2016

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.

Equipment will be provided.

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year. They are a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57102489e50b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/nature-exploration Date: June 30, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.

Thursdays and Fridays, 12–4, beginning Friday, April 7

  • Discovery Pack, 12–3 pm: The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Bird Nerds Game Hour, 1–2 pm: Test your knowledge of birds in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
  • Nature on the Go!, 2–3 pm: An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us and participate in a Citizen Science project.
  • Animal Encounter, 3–4 pm: Curious as to how Snappy the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66070175170898400, -73.96540069580078000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Sports Clinics - Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/summer-sports-experience-sports-clinics-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/summer-sports-experience-sports-clinics-basketball Date: June 30, 2016

Learn the basics of basketball at our free sports clinics in J Hood Wright Park. Open to kids and teens ages 6 years to 17 years.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park)

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.84600067138672000, -73.94100189208984000 Tue, 24 May 2016 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/ed-center-open-hours Date: June 30, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park Date: June 30, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Walker Park, kids will learn all about soccer! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 18 May 2016 13:01:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop Up Aquarium!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/pop-up-aquarium http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/pop-up-aquarium Date: June 30, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park! Open for all ages!

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8928

Location: Seth Low Playground (in Seth Low Playground/ Bealin Square)

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B100 Seth Low Playground/ Bealin Square 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.60790634155273400, -73.98632812500000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570d15886ac70.jpg Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[The Uni Project at Sara D. Roosevelt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/the-uni-project-in-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/the-uni-project-in-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street Date: June 30, 2016

Come read and draw at the Uni every Thursday through the end of June in Sara D. Roosevelt Park at the Hester Street crossing in Chinatown! Made possible by Green Below 14 and Leaves of Grass Fund.

This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hester Street Crossing (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park)

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M105 Sara D. Roosevelt Park 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 3:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.71686920462300000, -73.99403337819400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5736054197d4e.jpg Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:00:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: June 30, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Williamsbridge Oval, kids will learn basketball, soccer, football, track & field, kickball, volleyball and street hockey! To find out more, please call the Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center at (718) 543-8672.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval,Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 4:00 pm 6:45 pm 40.87870025634765600, -73.87699890136719000; 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Fri, 10 Jun 2016 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/youre-a-good-man-charlie-brown http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/youre-a-good-man-charlie-brown Date: June 30, 2016

Enjoy a live performance from Plaza Theatrical productions. Please bring a blanket or low chair.

Sponsored by Council Member Eric Ulrich.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Buddy Monument (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.70140075683594000, -73.84149932861328000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Beginner Chess Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/beginner-chess-socials-at-bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/beginner-chess-socials-at-bryant-park-games Date: June 30, 2016

Welcome beginners! Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.

Kids are welcome.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57101ba286703.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:57 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Salutes America Fireworks Extravaganza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/new-york-slautes-america-fireworks-extravaganza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/new-york-slautes-america-fireworks-extravaganza Date: June 30, 2016

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and State Senator Jeff Klein will host the borough’s official kickoff to the Independence Day celebrations—the annual “New York Salutes America” boardwalk festival and fireworks extravaganza at Orchard Beach in The Bronx.

The festival will also feature free activities for the kids, magicians, balloon artists, music performances, and much more.

The event will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the “Bronx Empanada Eating Contest” will start at 7:45 p.m. Contestants will be selected at the beach prior to the contest and must be present to participate. The fireworks show will begin at 9:20 p.m.

For more information about this event, please visit ilovethebronx.com.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.86619949340820000, -73.79479980468750000 Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Wiz]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-the-wiz http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-the-wiz Date: June 30, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Sidney Lumet's The Wiz is the film version of the popular Broadway musical that retells the events of L. Frank Baum's classic novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz through the eyes of a young African-American kindergarten teacher who's "never been below 125th Street". Leaving a large family dinner to chase her dog into a snowstorm, Dorothy (Diana Ross) is swept up by a cyclone and transplanted to the land of Oz, which looks suspiciously like a skewed version of the run-down Manhattan of the late '70s. Landing on top of the Wicked Witch of the East, the puzzled Dorothy is greeted by munchkins who peel themselves from a graffiti mural and sing to her about the Wiz (Richard Pryor), a powerful wizard living in Emerald City who can help her get home. On her journey down the yellow brick road, she encounters a garbage-stuffed scarecrow (Michael Jackson) in a junkyard, a broken-down tin man (Nipsey Russell) caught in the decay of an old amusement park, and a cowardly lion (Ted Ross) posing as a stone statue outside a museum. The quartet tangles with a subway station that comes to life, a poppy den, and a gaggle of motorcycle henchman on their way to the Wiz who orders them to kill the Wicked Witch of the West (a sweatshop tyrant) before he will grant them their wishes.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Heritage Park

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R160 Heritage Park 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.64089237274100000, -74.12157845795100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5744a411b3c95.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 18:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under The Stars: Shaun The Sheep]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-shaun-the-sheep http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-shaun-the-sheep Date: June 30, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

In this delightful family film, a sheep takes the day off to have some fun and gets more than he anticipated when a mix up with a farmer, a caravan, and a steep hill leads to a big-city adventure. It becomes the whole flock's responsibility to embark on a whimsical mission and bring everyone home.

Know Before You Go
You should come early to get a spot. Bring a chair or blanket. All ages are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Rosemary's Playground

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Q398 Rosemary's Playground 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.70470046997070000, -73.90399932861328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573f41226148f.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 18:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/01/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/01/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 1, 2016

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.

Equipment will be provided.

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year. They are a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-01 2016-07-01 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57102489e50b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Sports Clinics - Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/01/summer-sports-experience-sports-clinics-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/01/summer-sports-experience-sports-clinics-basketball Date: July 1, 2016

Learn the basics of basketball at our free sports clinics in J Hood Wright Park. Open to kids and teens ages 6 years to 17 years.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park)

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2016-07-01 2016-07-01 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.84600067138672000, -73.94100189208984000 Tue, 24 May 2016 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/01/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/01/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview-playground Date: July 1, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Grandview Playground, kids will learn all about soccer! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Grandview Playground

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R068 Grandview Playground 2016-07-01 2016-07-01 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.63087011813500000, -74.16449878780800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 18 May 2016 13:01:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/01/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/01/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: July 1, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Williamsbridge Oval, kids will learn basketball, soccer, football, track & field, kickball, volleyball and street hockey! To find out more, please call the Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center at (718) 543-8672.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval,Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-07-01 2016-07-01 4:00 pm 6:45 pm 40.87870025634765600, -73.87699890136719000; 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Fri, 10 Jun 2016 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Little Giants]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/01/movies-under-the-stars-little-giants http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/01/movies-under-the-stars-little-giants Date: July 1, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

A successful retired jock and his geeky younger brother play out their sibling rivalry by coaching rival little league football teams in this family comedy. Ed O'Neill plays the older brother, Kevin O'Shea, a former Heisman Trophy winner whose gridiron exploits have made him a local hero in his small Illinois hometown. Kevin is the almost unanimous choice to head up the town's Pop Warner football team, and he happily builds an imposing team from the best local players. One of the few objectors is Kevin's young brother Danny (Rick Moranis), an awkward, bespectacled gas station owner who empathizes with the kids rejected from the team, including his own athletic daughter Becky (Shawna Waldron). As revenge, Danny starts his own competing team of misfits, taking on the coaching duties himself. Naturally, despite the total ineptitude of Danny and his players, they eventually find themselves major underdogs in a climactic battle against Kevin's well-trained juggernaut.

Know Before You Go
Movie begins at dusk. You should come early to get a spot and bring a chair or blanket. All ages welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Elmhurst Park

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Q492 Elmhurst Park 2016-07-01 2016-07-01 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.72999954223633000, -73.88510131835938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5751c12fab726.jpg Fri, 03 Jun 2016 17:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/parent-and-me-yoga Date: July 2, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled. Due to the holiday weekend, there will be no Parent and Me Yoga class on Saturday, July 2. Parent and Me Yoga will resume at its regular time on July 9.

Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor. All children are welcome with a parent or caregiver.

Please arrive early, and bring a towel or yoga mat.

Please note: The ground is sloped and there are uneven spots. Rain or wet ground cancels.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5727c6e903b5c.jpg Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:00:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: July 2, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Williamsbridge Oval, kids will learn basketball, soccer, football, track & field, kickball, volleyball and street hockey! To find out more, please call the Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center at (718) 543-8672.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval,Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 9:00 am 3:30 pm 40.87870025634765600, -73.87699890136719000; 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Fri, 10 Jun 2016 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Butterfly Habitat Hats]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/family-art-project-butterfly-habitat-hats http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/family-art-project-butterfly-habitat-hats Date: July 2, 2016

See them and sketch them, flying and sipping the nectar of their favorite flowering shrub or bush. Then learn about local butterfly species and make a butterfly-habitat hat filled with flowers and insects in an active landscape.

This event is free and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57585a1d71358.jpg Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/summer-sports-experience-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/summer-sports-experience-basketball-clinic Date: July 2, 2016

Join us at J. Hood Wright Park for two sessions of basketball clinics. Open to youth ages six years to 17 years.

Session 1: 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Session 2: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park)

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 10:30 am 6:00 pm 40.84600067138672000, -73.94100189208984000 Wed, 25 May 2016 11:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen Date: July 2, 2016

Each summer on Saturday morning for the past 60 years, New Yorkers of all ages have listened to Andersen tales and other stories, folktales, and fairytales from around the world told by a group of brilliant storytellers at the Hans Christian Andersen Statue in Central Park. This landmark New York event continues this summer, with storytelling happening every Saturday from June through September.

Connie Reagan Blake, Len Cabral, Laura Simms, and Lisa Marie Nedergaard will lead a special Independence Day Celebration and share Appalachian, Caribbean, and Danish stories with accompaniment from cellist Lynn Andersen.

Storytelling is held rain or shine. The stories are appropriate for children six years old and up. Parents or guardians are asked to sit with their children.

This free program is funded by the Hans Christian Andersen Story Telling Center, Inc.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77450180053711000, -73.96779632568360000 Tue, 07 Jun 2016 22:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/summer-sports-experience-at-chelsea-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/summer-sports-experience-at-chelsea-park Date: July 2, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Chelsea Park, kids will take part in a softball program! They'll learn everything there is to know about softball and how to play. To find out more, please call (212) 408-0243.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Chelsea Park

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M011 Chelsea Park 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.74990081787109400, -74.00060272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Fri, 27 May 2016 12:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/summer-sports-experience-at-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/summer-sports-experience-at-greenbelt Date: July 2, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Greenbelt, on the outdoor playing fields behind the recreation center, kids will learn all about street hockey and basketball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 18 May 2016 13:01:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Plover Day!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/plover-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/plover-day Date: July 2, 2016

Join us to celebrate 20 years of endangered species protection! Discover one of New York City's endangered species: The Piping Plover!

Enjoy family-friendly games, crafts, and educational activities that raise awareness of this amazing shorebird.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-2774

Location: Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.58430099487300000, -73.81069946289100000 Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshops]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/saturday-sculpture-workshops http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/saturday-sculpture-workshops Date: July 2, 2016

Saturday Sculpture Workshops are designed for kids (ages 5 to 13) and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis. Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Hands on History: Fly a Kite]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/hands-on-history-fly-a-kite http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/hands-on-history-fly-a-kite Date: July 2, 2016

Learn to fabricate cool kites and watch them flutter in the big backyard at King Manor. At 1:00 p.m., listen to a reading let by Literacy INC. of Kite Day by Will Hillenbrand.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5772b1febafbd.jpg Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:00:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/ed-center-open-hours Date: July 2, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Magic with Ethan at the Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/making-magic-with-ethan-by-forest-park-carousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/making-magic-with-ethan-by-forest-park-carousel Date: July 2, 2016

Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd. Together, both Ethan and the audience create an amazing show.

Guests of all ages should come out and be surprised!

About Forest Park Carousel
Forest Park Carousel is located in Forest Park, Woodhaven, Queens. This gem was hand-carved in 1903 by Master Daniel Muller,and is (since 2013) a NYC Landmark.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel, ride other attractions and purchase items from The Carousel Cafe & Creamery snackbar.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573f46cb05b20.png Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Omar Olusion's Fourth of July Block Party at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/omar-olussions-4th-of-july-block-party-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/omar-olussions-4th-of-july-block-party-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park Date: July 2, 2016

Come celebrate the holiday weekend with a live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows with Omar Olusion. Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages on their feet and entertained!

About Fantasy Shore
Fantasy Shore Amusement Park is located in Midland Beach, Staten Island. With great views right on the beach path, this Amusement Park is home to the only roller-coaster in Staten Island, The "Verrazano Viper", The Teaside Sea Cups, other attractions, and fun games.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the attractions and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.57778975743700000, -74.07887887954700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5747816c31e88.JPG Sun, 19 Jun 2016 03:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Magic with Ethan at Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/making-magic-with-ethan-by-forest-park-carousel1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/making-magic-with-ethan-by-forest-park-carousel1 Date: July 2, 2016

Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd. Together, both Ethan and the audience create an amazing show. Guests of all ages should come out and be surprised!

About Forest Park Carousel
Forest Park Carousel is located in Forest Park, Woodhaven, Queens. This gem was hand-carved in 1903 by Master Daniel Muller,and is (since 2013) a NYC Landmark.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel, ride other attractions and purchase items from The Carousel Cafe & Creamery snackbar.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573f46bf42de6.png Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/dreamland-roller-disco-skate-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/dreamland-roller-disco-skate-party Date: July 2, 2016

Roller skate under the stars with Lola Star.

Lola Star and her crew of fabulous burlesque dancers, roller derby stars, dance skaters, and colorful performers will host pop-up roller disco party at the newly renovated Roller Rink at Beach 108th Street. Skate to incredible retro 70s, 80s, and 90s skate classics as the sun sets, the wave of the ocean crash beside you, and the salty sea air drifts through the rink.

Bring your own skates or rent a pair for $8.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 731-7593

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

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Q163 Rockaway Beach Boardwalk 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.57970046997100000, -73.82969665527300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5761943908b6d.jpg Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/movies-under-the-stars-little-giants http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/movies-under-the-stars-little-giants Date: July 2, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

A lowly Lego figure (voiced by Chris Pratt) joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy from the filmmakers behind Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and co-director Chris McKay (Robot Chicken).

Know Before You Go
Movie begins at dusk. You should come early to get a spot and bring a chair or blanket. All ages welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Maurice Park (in Frank Principe Park)

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Q131 Frank Principe Park 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.72750091552734400, -73.90489959716797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5751c07cde19d.jpg Fri, 03 Jun 2016 17:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: A League of Their Own]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/movies-under-the-stars-a-league-of-their-own http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/movies-under-the-stars-a-league-of-their-own Date: July 2, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

The All-American Girls' Professional Baseball League was founded in 1943, when most of the men of baseball-playing age were far away in Europe and Asia fighting World War II. The league flourished until after World War II, when, with the men's return, the league was consigned to oblivion. Director Penny Marshall and screenwriters Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel re-create the wartime era when women's baseball looked to stand a good chance of sweeping the country. The story begins as a candy-bar tycoon enlists agents to scour the country to find women who could play ball. In the backwoods of Oregon, two sisters -- Dottie (Geena Davis) and Kit (Lori Petty) -- are discovered. Dottie can hit and catch, while Kit can throw a mean fastball. The girls come to Chicago to try out for the team with other prospects that include their soon-to-be-teammates Mae Mordabito (Madonna), Doris Murphy (Rosie O'Donnell), and Marla Hooch (Megan Cavanagh). The team's owner, Walter Harvey (Gary Marshall) needs someone to coach his team and he picks one-time home-run champion Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks), who is now a broken-down alcoholic. After a few weeks of training, as Dugan sobers up, the team begins to show some promise. By the end of the season, the team has improved to the point where they are competing in the World Series (which is no big deal, since there are only four teams in the league).

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Continental Place and Grandview Avenue (in Grandview Playground)

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R068 Grandview Playground 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.63037343389100000, -74.16522834866000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c331d21ad8.jpg Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:00:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Minions]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/movies-under-the-stars-minions1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/movies-under-the-stars-minions1 Date: July 2, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Despicable Me's minions get their very own spin-off in this summer tent-pole from Universal Pictures. Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda co-direct this animated comedy featuring the voices of Sandra Bullock and Jon Hamm.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363 - 0215

Location: Kivlehan Park

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2016-07-02 2016-07-02 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.55902800000000000, -74.10249150000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/574497784e42f.jpg Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays Date: July 3, 2016

The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program is a two-hour adventure, which includes both low and high elements.

The Adventure Course is open to individuals, small groups of friends, and family, ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers.

Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Please visit our Urban Park Rangers' Events Registration page to enter your name in the lottery.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2016-07-03 2016-07-03 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.74280166625976600, -73.73590087890625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c1ed580fb7.JPG Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Butterfly Habitat Hats]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/family-art-project-butterfly-habitat-hats http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/family-art-project-butterfly-habitat-hats Date: July 3, 2016

See them and sketch them, flying and sipping the nectar of their favorite flowering shrub or bush. Then learn about local butterfly species and make a butterfly-habitat hat filled with flowers and insects in an active landscape.

This event is free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-07-03 2016-07-03 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57586167e3a64.jpg Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Tide Pool Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/kids-tide-pool-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/kids-tide-pool-exploration Date: July 3, 2016

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Bring your kids and explore some tide pools with the Urban Park Rangers!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-07-03 2016-07-03 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.87039947509765600, -73.78669738769531000 Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Pier Kids at Brooklyn Bridge Park: A Royal Shindig & Brooklyn Beanstalk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/pier-kids-at-brooklyn-bridge-park-a-royal-shindig-brooklyn-beanstalk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/pier-kids-at-brooklyn-bridge-park-a-royal-shindig-brooklyn-beanstalk Date: July 3, 2016

Private Picassos and the Uni Project will offer fun, family-friendly activities from 11:00 a.m. to noon, followed by interactive reading with A Royal Shindig and circus interactive activities with Brooklyn Beanstalk from noon - 1:00 p.m.

A Royal Shindig guides interactive storytelling with your favorite fairy tale characters.

Brooklyn Beanstalk will offer Circus in the park, an introduction to circus activities for children and their families: juggling, flower sticks, spinning plates, hula hoops, physical comedy, mime, and acrobatics under the supervision of trained professionals!

Phtoo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-03 2016-07-03 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57587c51a8e46.jpg Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Checkmate 101]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/checkmate-101 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/checkmate-101 Date: July 3, 2016

Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level with Zeebedee Collins! Best for beginners; limited boards available.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-03 2016-07-03 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57630c10a6326.jpg Fri, 17 Jun 2016 13:00:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Volleyball Clinics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/youth-volleyball-clinics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/youth-volleyball-clinics Date: July 3, 2016

Learn how to play volleyball at our open clinics for kids! Recommended for ages four to 10.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-03 2016-07-03 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.69469833374023400, -74.00160217285156000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5764461bd0d85.jpg Fri, 17 Jun 2016 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Conservancy Family Performance Festival: Central Park Players]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/family-performance-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/family-performance-festival Date: July 3, 2016

Each summer, Central Park Conservancy hosts a series of eco-education and multicultural performances for the whole family to enjoy. Formerly known as A Clearing in the Forest, this year's Family Performance Festival is chock-a-block full of fun and learning through music, storytelling, park adventures, puppetry, and more!

Explore Central Park's diverse plant and animal life through hands-on nature activities led by Central Park Conservancy environmental educators.

This family-friendly program is free. All ages are welcome. Please let us know you’re coming. In case of inclement weather, please check our website or call (646) 208-4111 for updates.

Programs are between 60 and 90 minutes long.

For a complete listing of performances, visit centralparknyc.org

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 208-4111

Location: The Great Hill (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-07-03 2016-07-03 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.79769897460937500, -73.95870208740234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575864c56797b.jpg Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 Date: July 3, 2016

The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program is a two-hour adventure, which includes both low and high elements.

The Adventure Course is open to individuals, small groups of friends, and family, ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers.

Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Please visit our Urban Park Rangers' Events Registration page to enter your name in the lottery.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2016-07-03 2016-07-03 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.74280166625976600, -73.73590087890625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c1fcf8a3a1.JPG Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/ed-center-open-hours Date: July 3, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-03 2016-07-03 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Omar Olusion's Fourth of July Block Party at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/omar-olussion-4th-of-july-block-party-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/omar-olussion-4th-of-july-block-party-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park Date: July 3, 2016

Every Sunday, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and another one at 4:00 p.m.

Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows with Omar Olusion. Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages on their feet and entertained!

About Fantasy Forest
Fantasy Forest Amusement Park is located in the Flushing Meadows Corona Park, next to The Queens Zoo. Fantasy Forest is home to The Flushing Meadows Carousel, The Corona Cobra Coaster, and other fun attractions and games.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel, ride other attractions and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-07-03 2016-07-03 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57461423213ea.png Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: On The Waterfront]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/movies-under-the-stars-on-the-waterfront http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/03/movies-under-the-stars-on-the-waterfront Date: July 3, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

This classic story of Mob informers was based on a number of true stories and filmed on location in and around the docks of New York and New Jersey.

Mob-connected union boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb) rules the waterfront with an iron fist. The police know that he's been responsible for a number of murders, but witnesses play deaf and dumb ("plead D & D"). Washed-up boxer Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando) has had an errand-boy job because of the influence of his brother Charley, a crooked union lawyer (Rod Steiger). Witnessing one of Friendly's rub-outs, Terry is willing to keep his mouth shut until he meets the dead dockworker's sister, Edie (Eva Marie Saint). "Waterfront priest" Father Barry (Karl Malden) tells Terry that Edie's brother was killed because he was going to testify against boss Friendly before the crime commission. Because he could have intervened, but didn't, Terry feels somewhat responsible for the death. When Father Barry receives a beating from Friendly's goons, Terry is persuaded to cooperate with the commission. Featuring Brando's famous "I coulda been a contendah" speech, On the Waterfront has often been seen as an allegory of "naming names" against suspected Communists during the anti-Communist investigations of the 1950s.

Know Before You Go
The movie begins at dusk. You should come early to get a spot and bring a chair or blanket. All ages welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Athens Square

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Q436 Athens Square 2016-07-03 2016-07-03 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.76770019531250000, -73.92250061035156000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5751c2146913c.jpg Tue, 07 Jun 2016 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 4, 2016

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.

Equipment will be provided.

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year. They are a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-04 2016-07-04 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57102489e50b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Omar Olusion's Fourth of July Block Party by Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/omar-olussion-4th-of-july-block-party-by-forest-park-carousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/omar-olussion-4th-of-july-block-party-by-forest-park-carousel Date: July 4, 2016

Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows with Omar Olusion. Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages on their feet and entertained!

About Forest Park Carousel
Forest Park Carousel is located in Forest Park, Woodhaven, Queens. This gem was hand-carved in 1903 by Master Daniel Muller,and is (since 2013) a NYC Landmark.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel, ride other attractions and purchase items from The Carousel Cafe & Creamery snackbar.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2016-07-04 2016-07-04 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573f489657d32.png Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park Date: July 4, 2016

Every Sunday, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and another one at 4:00 p.m.

About Fantasy Forest
Fantasy Forest Amusement Park is located in the Flushing Meadows Corona Park, next to The Queens Zoo. Fantasy Forest is home to The Flushing Meadows Carousel, The Corona Cobra Coaster, and other fun attractions and games.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel, ride other attractions and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-07-04 2016-07-04 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5746164040e43.png Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Binx the Clown Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/binx-the-clown-show-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/binx-the-clown-show-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park Date: July 4, 2016

Every Saturday and on holidays during the summer months, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and at 4:00 p.m.

Ladies and gentlemen: the one, the only, Binx the Clown! A local Staten Islander, Binx has been performing since 1999. Creating some of the funniest and most entertaining shows in New York City, Binx is excited to bring his show to Fantasy Shore.

About Fantasy Shore
Fantasy Shore Amusement Park is located in Midland Beach, Staten Island. With great views and right on the beach path; this Amusement Park is home to the only roller-coaster in Staten Island, The "Verrazano Viper", The Teaside Sea Cups, other attractions, and fun games.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the attractions and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-07-04 2016-07-04 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.57778975743700000, -74.07887887954700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/574782173ac02.png Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park1 Date: July 4, 2016

Every Sunday, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and another one at 4:00 p.m.

A Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.

About Fantasy Forest
Fantasy Forest Amusement Park is located in the Flushing Meadows Corona Park, next to The Queens Zoo. Fantasy Forest is home to The Flushing Meadows Carousel, The Corona Cobra Coaster, and other fun attractions and games.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel, ride other attractions and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-07-04 2016-07-04 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57461646d6343.png Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Binx the Clown Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/binx-the-clown-show-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/binx-the-clown-show-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park1 Date: July 4, 2016

Every Saturday and Holidays during the summer months, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and at 4:00 p.m.

Ladies and gentlemen: the one, the only, Binx the Clown! A local Staten Islander, Binx has been performing since 1999. Creating some of the funniest and most entertaining shows in New York City, Binx is excited to bring his show to Fantasy Shore.

About Fantasy Shore
Fantasy Shore Amusement Park is located in Midland Beach, Staten Island. With great views right on the beach path, this Amusement Park is home to the only roller-coaster in Staten Island, The "Verrazano Viper", The Teaside Sea Cups, other attractions, and fun games.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the attractions and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-07-04 2016-07-04 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.57778975743700000, -74.07887887954700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5747821764d3f.png Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Staten Island Philharmonic Concert and Fireworks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/staten-island-philharmonic-concert-fireworks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/04/staten-island-philharmonic-concert-fireworks Date: July 4, 2016

The Staten Island Philharmonic performs "American Salute" at 6:00 p.m., followed by viewing of the citywide fireworks displays.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2016-07-04 2016-07-04 6:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/574492f75a17d.jpg Sun, 19 Jun 2016 03:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park Date: July 5, 2016

Tots Program (2-5 Years old) M-F 9:15am-10:00am

Tots Program (8 months - 3 Years old) M-F 10:00am-11:00am and 11:00am-12:00pm M-F.

Other activities for ages 6-14 will be offered M-F 9:15am- 4:45pm. Activities include Soccer, Basketball, Rugby, Volleyball, Goalball, Softball and Group Games.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Sunset Park, kids will learn basketball, soccer and football! To find out more, please call the Sunset Park Recreation Center at (718) 972-2135.

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park),Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-07-05 2016-07-05 9:15 am 4:45 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000; 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 25 May 2016 12:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Storytime at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/storytime-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/storytime-at-the-battery Date: July 5, 2016

Storytime takes place on the Labyrinth Farm every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., from July 5 through August 18. Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!

Story Schedule:

  • July 5 - Wangari’s Trees of Peace
  • July 7 - The Empty Pot
  • July 12 - Sophie’s Fish
  • July 14 - Blueberries For Sal
  • July 19 - Where the River Begins
  • July 21 Rainbow Crow
  • July 26 – Plants Feed Me
  • July 28 - Weeds Find a Way
  • August 2 - The Curious Garden
  • August 4 - The Honeybee Man
  • August 9 – Yoko
  • August 11 - The Imaginary Garden
  • August 16 - Make Way for Ducklings
  • August 18 – Green Eggs and Ham

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2016-07-05 2016-07-05 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.70411962625300000, -74.01668685812700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575d775dd6860.JPG Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Isadora Duncan Children’s Dance Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/isadora-duncan-childrens-dance-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/isadora-duncan-childrens-dance-class Date: July 5, 2016

Inspired by the natural movements of the human body, Isadora Duncan created a style of dance filled with joyful, rhythmical movements. These skipping, running, and leaping, free, lyrical, and expressive upper body movements make it a great activity for children.

Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather. Footwear should be flexible and easy to move in, such as ballet flats or comfortable sandals. This class is for children ages six to 11. Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children during the class.

Company members of The Isadora Duncan Dance Company will lead these free public classes underwritten by the Fort Tryon Park Trust. Consistent participants will be invited to perform as part of the dance performance on August 20.

Please note: There is no class on Saturday, August 13 or Tuesday, August 16.

Rain or wet ground cancels. Check the Fort Tryon Park Trust Facebook Page for updates.

Registration is now open! Please email RSVP@FortTryonParkTrust.org to enroll your child today!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-07-05 2016-07-05 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86339950561523400, -73.93009948730469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5730fd505b399.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Reading Storytime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/summer-reading-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/summer-reading-storytime Date: July 5, 2016

Listen to Brooklyn Heights librarians read stories from the Brooklyn Public Library’s reading list.

Join The Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water!

Brooklyn Heights children’s librarian will read stories from the library’s summer reading list, plus a whole lot more! The only thing more fun than a good storytime is one with a view of the Brooklyn Bridge!

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-05 2016-07-05 10:30 am 11:00 am 40.69720421843000000, -73.99818968772900000 Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Storytime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/bryant-park-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/bryant-park-storytime Date: July 5, 2016

Enjoy tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts, hosted by Cali Co Cat.

In case of rain, Word for Word Storytime will be canceled.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-05 2016-07-05 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 5, 2016

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.

Equipment will be provided.

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year. They are a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-05 2016-07-05 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57102489e50b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park Date: July 5, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Clove Lakes Park, kids will learn all about basketball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Clove Lakes Park

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-07-05 2016-07-05 2:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.61740112304687500, -74.11170196533203000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 18 May 2016 13:01:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/ed-center-open-hours Date: July 5, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-05 2016-07-05 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:53 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: July 5, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Williamsbridge Oval, kids will learn basketball, soccer, football, track & field, kickball, volleyball and street hockey! To find out more, please call the Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center at (718) 543-8672.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval,Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-07-05 2016-07-05 4:00 pm 6:45 pm 40.87870025634765600, -73.87699890136719000; 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Fri, 10 Jun 2016 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/bryant-park-juggling1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/bryant-park-juggling1 Date: July 5, 2016

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment will be provided.

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year. They are a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-05 2016-07-05 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5710264b3d71d.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Music with Coyote Pups]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/family-music-with-coyote-pups http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/family-music-with-coyote-pups Date: July 5, 2016

In this highly entertaining and educational class, music is used as a vehicle for kids to learn about the world around them. Hank’s energetic approach and commitment to engage each and every child in class creates an atmosphere where singing and moving become essential elements of life. Hank’s intention is to help kids and parents embody the music learned in class so it can be easily translated to experiences out in the world.

For families with kids ages infant to 6 year olds.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-07-05 2016-07-05 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87279891967773400, -73.91950225830078000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573b213a9a6fc.jpg Wed, 18 May 2016 18:01:43 EDT
<![CDATA[FMCP Movie Night: Minions]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/fmcp-movie-night-ice-age-dawn-of-the-dinosaurs http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/05/fmcp-movie-night-ice-age-dawn-of-the-dinosaurs Date: July 5, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

Despicable Me's minions get thier very own spin-off in this cartoon movie from Universal Pictures.

Know Before You Go
The Movie begins at dusk. You should come early to get a spot and bring a chair or blanket. All ages are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

Location: 111th Street Parking Lot (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-07-05 2016-07-05 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.74219894409180000, -73.85050201416016000 Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:00:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park Date: July 6, 2016

Tots Program (2-5 Years old) M-F 9:15am-10:00am

Tots Program (8 months - 3 Years old) M-F 10:00am-11:00am and 11:00am-12:00pm M-F.

Other activities for ages 6-14 will be offered M-F 9:15am- 4:45pm. Activities include Soccer, Basketball, Rugby, Volleyball, Goalball, Softball and Group Games.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Sunset Park, kids will learn basketball, soccer and football! To find out more, please call the Sunset Park Recreation Center at (718) 972-2135.

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park),Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-07-06 2016-07-06 9:15 am 4:45 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000; 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 25 May 2016 12:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Washington Square Park Kids Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/kids-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/kids-yoga Date: July 6, 2016

Bring the kids to a yoga class at Washington Square Park!

An adult accompaniment must be present. This series of kids yoga classes is best for ages 2-7. Bring a yoga mat!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-07-06 2016-07-06 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.73075103759765600, -73.99633789062500000 Sun, 19 Jun 2016 02:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories in the Garden: Flutter and Fly]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/stories-in-the-garden-flutter-and-fly http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/stories-in-the-garden-flutter-and-fly Date: July 6, 2016

Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature tales. These stories—classics and more—come to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs, and puppetry. In the summer, gardens come to life with fluttering butterflies, zooming dragonflies, and buzzing bees.

Join us this week as we read stories and do a movement piece about our winged friends. We’ll be reading Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert, Dazzling Dragonflies by Linda Glaser, and Where Butterflies Grow by Joanne Ryder.

Programs are held outdoors, but move into Wave Hill House in inclement weather. Ideal for children ages three to six years old with an adult.

This event is free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-07-06 2016-07-06 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57606d5d9b76e.jpg Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 6, 2016

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.

Equipment will be provided.

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year. They are a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-06 2016-07-06 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57102489e50b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:00 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio Present Pop-Up Arte]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte Date: July 6, 2016

Families! Kids! Join us for fun-filled sessions of art in June, July and August throughout Harlem. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops at select locations. All ages welcome.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: St. Nicholas Playground South

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M211A St. Nicholas Playground South 2016-07-06 2016-07-06 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.81111360960000000, -73.94723114420000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573b47bfe5e5f.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park Date: July 6, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Corporal Thompson Park, kids will learn all about softball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-07-06 2016-07-06 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 18 May 2016 13:01:47 EDT
<![CDATA['Hiawatha']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/hiawatha http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/hiawatha Date: July 6, 2016

Catskill Puppet Theater presents their exquisitely-crafted puppets that tell the story of Hiawatha, a curious Iroquois hero, who decides to disobey his grandmother and venture out to explore the forest.

Sponsord by Council Member Espinal

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2016-07-06 2016-07-06 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.68399810791015600, -73.88559722900390000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square: Kids Activities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/summer-in-the-square-kids-activities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/summer-in-the-square-kids-activities Date: July 7, 2016

Join the Union Square Partnership for interactive children's activities and performances from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bring your family and friends for some summer fun for the whole gang.

  • 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.: Children's Pavilion - featuring over 250 books, courtesy of Simon + Schuster, crafts, games, and other fun activities.
  • 10:30 a.m.: Yoga Storytime - Children of all ages and their caregivers are encouraged to come “play” yoga and experience how their breath and body move together in a fun-filled way.
  • 11:00 a.m.: Special Performance (Hot Peas N' Butter, Rolie Polie Guacamole + more!)
  • 1:00 p.m.: Surprise Princess Appearances (select dates)
  • 2:00 p.m.: Story time with PJ Library
  • 3:00 p.m.: Fitness with Pop Fit Kids - Kids engage in fun-plus-fitness with these high-energy circuit activities, agility drills, partner games, dynamic movements, and more while learning the benefit of the Fit Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Endurance, and Balance.

For a full schedule, visit SummerintheSquare.nyc.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2016-07-07 2016-07-07 9:00 am 6:00 pm 40.73500061035156000, -73.99089813232422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57607080a6c87.png Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:00:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park Date: July 7, 2016

Tots Program (2-5 Years old) M-F 9:15am-10:00am

Tots Program (8 months - 3 Years old) M-F 10:00am-11:00am and 11:00am-12:00pm M-F.

Other activities for ages 6-14 will be offered M-F 9:15am- 4:45pm. Activities include Soccer, Basketball, Rugby, Volleyball, Goalball, Softball and Group Games.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Sunset Park, kids will learn basketball, soccer and football! To find out more, please call the Sunset Park Recreation Center at (718) 972-2135.

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park),Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-07-07 2016-07-07 9:15 am 4:45 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000; 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 25 May 2016 12:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Storytime at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/storytime-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/storytime-at-the-battery Date: July 7, 2016

Storytime takes place on the Labyrinth Farm every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., from July 5 through August 18. Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!

Story Schedule:

  • July 5 - Wangari’s Trees of Peace
  • July 7 - The Empty Pot
  • July 12 - Sophie’s Fish
  • July 14 - Blueberries For Sal
  • July 19 - Where the River Begins
  • July 21 Rainbow Crow
  • July 26 – Plants Feed Me
  • July 28 - Weeds Find a Way
  • August 2 - The Curious Garden
  • August 4 - The Honeybee Man
  • August 9 – Yoko
  • August 11 - The Imaginary Garden
  • August 16 - Make Way for Ducklings
  • August 18 – Green Eggs and Ham

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2016-07-07 2016-07-07 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.70411962625300000, -74.01668685812700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575d775dd6860.JPG Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Children's Performance Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series Date: July 7, 2016

Summer on the Hudson's Children's Performance Series features music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen! Stroller parking in designated area is mandatory.

Enjoy five consecutive Thursdays of outdoor jams for our small Riverside Park South neighbors and friends.

Series Lineup

July 7
Joanie Leeds & The Nightlights - music about life’s joyful adventures

July 14
Bilingual Birdies - rock out in Spanish and conclude with a bubble dance party

July 21
The Deedle Deedle Dees - America’s ultimate teaching band

July 28
Shinbone Alley Stilt Band - elevated musical entertainment for everyone

August 4
Alastair Moock - Grammy-nominated family style folk music

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2016-07-07 2016-07-07 10:00 am 10:30 am 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f06595d89dd.JPG Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[SummerStage Kids: Kids Day Out]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/summer-stage-kids-kids-day-out http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/summer-stage-kids-kids-day-out Date: July 7, 2016

SummerStage Kids runs from May 2 to August 19, exposing audiences to the local, national and international world of arts and culture, through a diverse collection of engaging artists unparalleled by any other festival of its kind in New York City. Taking place predominantly on weekday mornings, SummerStage Kids brings free music, dance, circus, and theater performances to local neighborhood parks across the five boroughs.

Kids Day Out features singer, actor, musician and arts educator Todd Rolle with guitarist Steve Bloom. Together, they perform hand clappin, foot stompin sounds that will keep your whole crew in the groove.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Classic Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-07-07 2016-07-07 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.88520050048828000, -73.89050292968750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575980533e61f.jpg Sat, 18 Jun 2016 01:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 7, 2016

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.

Equipment will be provided.

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year. They are a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-07 2016-07-07 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57102489e50b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/ed-center-open-hours Date: July 7, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-07 2016-07-07 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park Date: July 7, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Walker Park, kids will learn all about soccer! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-07-07 2016-07-07 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Sun, 19 Jun 2016 03:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Beginner Chess Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/beginner-chess-socials-at-bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/07/beginner-chess-socials-at-bryant-park-games Date: July 7, 2016

Welcome beginners! Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.

Kids are welcome.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-07 2016-07-07 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57101ba286703.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/08/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/08/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park Date: July 8, 2016

Tots Program (2-5 Years old) M-F 9:15am-10:00am

Tots Program (8 months - 3 Years old) M-F 10:00am-11:00am and 11:00am-12:00pm M-F.

Other activities for ages 6-14 will be offered M-F 9:15am- 4:45pm. Activities include Soccer, Basketball, Rugby, Volleyball, Goalball, Softball and Group Games.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Sunset Park, kids will learn basketball, soccer and football! To find out more, please call the Sunset Park Recreation Center at (718) 972-2135.

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park),Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-07-08 2016-07-08 9:15 am 4:45 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000; 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 25 May 2016 12:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Mommy, Music and Me, Inc©]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/08/mommy-music-and-me-inc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/08/mommy-music-and-me-inc Date: July 8, 2016

Participate in music and movement activities for children up to age seven.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Buz O' Rourke Playground (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2016-07-08 2016-07-08 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.77099990844726600, -73.77120208740234000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/08/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/08/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 8, 2016

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.

Equipment will be provided.

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year. They are a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-08 2016-07-08 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57102489e50b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/08/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/08/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview-playground Date: July 8, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Grandview Playground, kids will learn all about soccer! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Grandview Playground

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R068 Grandview Playground 2016-07-08 2016-07-08 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.63087011813500000, -74.16449878780800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 18 May 2016 13:01:47 EDT