NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:23:27 GMT <![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/summer-sports-experience Date: August 1, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

Games at this site include: Track and Field, Street Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football and Kickball.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13. To get started, please register by email with Sarah Bishow-Semevolos (click here to email her).

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc Date: August 1, 2015

The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages
5 – 12 (children must be 5 years old by 6/30/2015). Children’s imaginations and knowledge
blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit QBG’s engaging 39 acres, and
cook with the food they’ve grown!

Summer I — Mondays & Wednesdays, July 6–August 19, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 6–August 19: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 6–July 29: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 3–19: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Summer II — Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7–August 20, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 7–August 20: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 7–July 30: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 4–20: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Discounts apply to Family level memberships and above. Registration for this program is required.

NOTE: Summer Monday/Wednesday lessons and activities are repeated in the Tuesday/Thursday sessions. Please sign up for only one, not both.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-08-01 2015-08-01 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f6510654c5.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/urban-farm-exploration-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/urban-farm-exploration-days Date: August 1, 2015

Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome at these free events! An urban farm expert will be on site to answer questions. You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7837, -73.9262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5512f1b333abd.JPG Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/saturday-sculpture-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/saturday-sculpture-workshop Date: August 1, 2015

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

Note: If arriving in a group of 10 or more, please contact us the week prior to your visit by calling (718) 956-1819.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/bronx-sports-extravaganza-street-hockey http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/bronx-sports-extravaganza-street-hockey Date: August 1, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of street hockey, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Soccer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-soccer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-soccer Date: August 1, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of soccer, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the park.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86589813232422000, -73.89820098876953000; 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Flag Football]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-flag-football Date: August 1, 2015

Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of flag football, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86589813232422000, -73.89820098876953000; 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[The Magic of Rogue at Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/free-entertainment-the-magic-of-rogue-at-forest-park-carousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/free-entertainment-the-magic-of-rogue-at-forest-park-carousel Date: August 1, 2015

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. This week's entertainer is The Magic of Rogue. As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Everyone will be amazed!

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) an 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 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b7e5fbe1792.jpg Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Spectacular Magic Shawn at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/free-entertainment-the-spectacular-magic-shawn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/free-entertainment-the-spectacular-magic-shawn Date: August 1, 2015

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

About Fantasy Shore: Fantasy Shore Amusement Park is located in Midland Beach, Staten Island. With great views right from the beach path, this Amusement Park is home to the only roller-coaster in Staten Island, The "Verrazano Viper", The Teaside Sea Cups, the newly debuted Ocean Breeze Baja Buggies, as well as other attractions and fun games.

About The Spectacular Magic Shawn: Magic Shawn prides himself with his show that amazes both kids and adults. This isn’t a show comprised of cheap and obvious tricks; this is real magic that will leave guests asking, “HOW DID HE DO THAT?”

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 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.57778975743700000, -74.07887887954700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b7b534d987a.png Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Guerilla Storytime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/guerilla-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/guerilla-storytime Date: August 1, 2015

Meet at the park’s “Mini Library” and join Urban Librarians Unite for guerrilla storytime in the park. These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park. Drop in anytime to share the love of reading with your family as we take the library into the park!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-sweet-spot-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-sweet-spot-festival Date: August 1, 2015

We’re partnering with Musical Directions to bring you Sweet Spot Festival, a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures, music lovers of all ages, featuring Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America's most renowned sound architects.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-08-01 2015-08-01 3:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55199ab6084d2.jpg Fri, 03 Apr 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[The Magic of Rogue at Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/free-entertainment-the-magic-of-rogue-at-forest-park-carousel1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/free-entertainment-the-magic-of-rogue-at-forest-park-carousel1 Date: August 1, 2015

This performance begins promptly at 4 p.m.

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. This week's entertainer is The Magic of Rogue. As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Everyone will be amazed!

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 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b7e5fbe1792.jpg Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Spectacular Magic Shawn at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/the-spectacular-magic-shawn-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/the-spectacular-magic-shawn-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park Date: August 1, 2015

This performance begins promptly at 4 p.m.

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

About Fantasy Shore: Fantasy Shore Amusement Park is located in Midland Beach, Staten Island. With great views right from the beach path, this Amusement Park is home to the only roller-coaster in Staten Island, The "Verrazano Viper", The Teaside Sea Cups, the newly debuted Ocean Breeze Baja Buggies, as well as other attractions and fun games.

About The Spectacular Magic Shawn: Magic Shawn prides himself with his show that amazes both kids and adults. This isn’t a show comprised of cheap and obvious tricks; this is real magic that will leave guests asking, “HOW DID HE DO THAT?”

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 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.57778975743700000, -74.07887887954700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b7b534d987a.png Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bargemusic Family Concert]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/bargemusic-family-concert http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/bargemusic-family-concert Date: August 1, 2015

Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.

Doors open 15 minutes before the performance; no reserved seating is available.

Visit bargemusic.org for a full listing of their free family-friendly Saturday concerts!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Godzilla (1998)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/movies-in-the-parks-godzilla-2014 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/movies-in-the-parks-godzilla-2014 Date: August 1, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

Matthew Broderick stars as Dr. Niko Tatopoulos. Watch him face off against the biggest reptile ever in an attempt to save New York City! Rated PG - 13.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so 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: (212) 639-9675

Location: Grandview Playground

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R068 Grandview Playground 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.63087011813500000, -74.16449878780800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d79a27e5f9.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/movies-in-the-parks-hunger-games-mockingjay-part-1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/01/movies-in-the-parks-hunger-games-mockingjay-part-1 Date: August 1, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, this sequel finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) faced with a decision after Quarter Quell. Katniss is now in District 13. Heeding the advice of her friend, she takes a journey to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson). Meanwhile, the relationship between Katniss and President Coin (Julianne Moore) could cause more destruction than she knows. Rated PG-13.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so 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: (212) 639-9675

Location: Irving Square Park

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B049 Irving Square Park 2015-08-01 2015-08-01 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.69250106811523400, -73.90920257568360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a3de38941bb.jpg Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc Date: August 2, 2015

The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages
5 – 12 (children must be 5 years old by 6/30/2015). Children’s imaginations and knowledge
blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit QBG’s engaging 39 acres, and
cook with the food they’ve grown!

Summer I — Mondays & Wednesdays, July 6–August 19, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 6–August 19: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 6–July 29: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 3–19: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Summer II — Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7–August 20, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 7–August 20: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 7–July 30: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 4–20: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Discounts apply to Family level memberships and above. Registration for this program is required.

NOTE: Summer Monday/Wednesday lessons and activities are repeated in the Tuesday/Thursday sessions. Please sign up for only one, not both.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-08-02 2015-08-02 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f6510654c5.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Marvelous Mushrooms]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/family-art-project-marvelous-mushrooms http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/family-art-project-marvelous-mushrooms Date: August 2, 2015

Go on a hunt for mushrooms and be inspired to create your own glowing garden with fluorescent paints. Test it out under a cool black light as we create a group, fungi-planetarium. 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 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b25af5efe0e.jpg Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Pier Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/pier-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/pier-kids Date: August 2, 2015

Sing, act, dance, and draw! Join us for a weekly family celebration of the arts. Engaging activities will vary each week and will be followed by art projects from Private Picassos.

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 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559438484d17c.png Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/discovery-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/discovery-day Date: August 2, 2015

Spectacular landscapes and panoramic views await you.

Come to Freshkills Park for an opportunity to discover the trails and hills of the landfill-to-park project! We’re opening up the future North Park and miles of additional interior trails for walking, bicycling, jogging, and exploring this summer.

Kayak Staten Island will lead a free kayaking program from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Fresh Kill and Main Creek waterways, bicycles will be available for riding around the trails and naturalist tours will be offered. A bus to the scenic overlook will run throughout the day. Visitors are also encouraged to bring their own cameras to photograph the park in progress, pack a picnic, or purchase food and non-alcoholic beverages from event food trucks.

Shuttles into the site will run continuously from the parking area at Wild Avenue to the creek of North Park, and on a scheduled basis from St. George Ferry Terminal. Visitors, including bicycle riders and dog owners, can enter the site directly at 350 Wild Avenue and do not need to take a shuttle.

All ages. Free. The site will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the last entrance at 3:30 p.m. Visit freshkillspark.org/event/discovery-day to find out more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 788-8277

Location: Freshkills Park Event Entrance

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2015-08-02 2015-08-02 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.58599853515625000, -74.19180297851562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555506f837f75.jpg Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Performance Festival: Nature in the City (Billy B)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/family-performance-festival-nature-in-the-city-billy-b http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/family-performance-festival-nature-in-the-city-billy-b Date: August 2, 2015

Become a tree, a bird, or a bee as you dance and sing along with Billy B, the natural science and dance man! You'll learn and sing about everything from nature in the city, biodiversity, energy (and not just the kind you get from sugar!), the importance of trees in our world, and Central Park, of course!

This family-friendly program is free. All ages are welcome. Please RSVP to let us know your coming.

This program takes place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or heat index above 95 degrees).

View the full schedule for the Family Performance Festival

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 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.7977, -73.9587 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/alley-pond-park-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 Date: August 2, 2015

The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building. The program is two-hour adventure which includes both low and high elements. The Adventure Course is open for individuals, small groups of friends, and family.

Space is Limited. Open to ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton required. Sneakers required. For the months of July and August pre-registration is required. Please visit http://www.nycgovparks.org/programs/rangers/registration to enter your name into 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 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.7428, -73.7359 Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Cido The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/free-kidentertainment-cido-the-clown-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/free-kidentertainment-cido-the-clown-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park Date: August 2, 2015

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.

About Cido The Clown: Having entertained children for over 10 years, Cido is a member of the World Clown Association and Clowns of America International. From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest. This clown magic show is sure to be fun for all!

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 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b6b14f4149c.JPG Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Cido The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/cido-the-clown-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/02/cido-the-clown-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park Date: August 2, 2015

This performance begins promptly at 4 p.m.

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.

About Cido The Clown: Having entertained children for over 10 years, Cido is a member of the World Clown Association and Clowns of America International. From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest. This clown magic show is sure to be fun for all!

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 2015-08-02 2015-08-02 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b6b14f4149c.JPG Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc Date: August 3, 2015

The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages
5 – 12 (children must be 5 years old by 6/30/2015). Children’s imaginations and knowledge
blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit QBG’s engaging 39 acres, and
cook with the food they’ve grown!

Summer I — Mondays & Wednesdays, July 6–August 19, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 6–August 19: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 6–July 29: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 3–19: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Summer II — Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7–August 20, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 7–August 20: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 7–July 30: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 4–20: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Discounts apply to Family level memberships and above. Registration for this program is required.

NOTE: Summer Monday/Wednesday lessons and activities are repeated in the Tuesday/Thursday sessions. Please sign up for only one, not both.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f6510654c5.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-sports-experience1 Date: August 3, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids ages 6-16 to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Brooklyn Borough Coordinator Manny Accimeus (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates Date: August 3, 2015

CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the Official Apparel Sponsor of CityParks Tennis.

CityParks Tennis promotes physical fitness while building self confidence, and is designed to make the sport of tennis freely available to those who want to learn the game in a fun, relaxed environment. Lessons for kids are offered at all skill levels. Opportunities include free beginner lessons, tournaments, leagues, excellence programs and special events.

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

For more info visit their website or call (718) 760-6999.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: West 242nd Street & Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8893, -73.8982 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Adventures in Time Summer History Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp Date: August 3, 2015

Play fun activities that focus on the history of those who lived and worked here during the Colonial and Revolutionary War era.

Suitable for ages 6 - 12.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-3344

Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.89114379882812500, -73.89489746093750000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids1 Date: August 3, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Betsy Head Memorial Playground (in Betsy Head Park)

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B008 Betsy Head Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.66270065307617000, -73.91329956054688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c28fda1c0f.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids2 Date: August 3, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Middletown Rd & Stadium Ave (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.84852218627930000, -73.81987762451172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d33cf5825e.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids4 Date: August 3, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: East River Park Track House (in John V. Lindsay East River Park )

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M144 John V. Lindsay East River Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.72129821777344000, -73.97440338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d3f6d30a88.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/tack-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/tack-and-field-for-kids Date: August 3, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d41c3931e0.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids5 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids5 Date: August 3, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Victory Field (in Forest Park),Myrtle Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.70140075683594000, -73.85299682617188000; 40.70249938964844000, -73.85510253906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d45c376a51.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids8 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/track-and-field-for-kids8 Date: August 3, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d71ef43225.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: August 3, 2015

It's not too late to register for camp this season! Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/6 to 8/13.

The Greenbelt Environmental Education Department is dedicated to forstering an appreciation of the outdoors in children of all ages.

The camp's headquarters is located at High Rock Park, a 72-acre forest preserve. Campers will explore our hiking trails, natural areas, creeks, ponds, the nature center, and carousel. Campers will also take off-site trips to other parks each session. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene licenses our camp; this means we follow their low child-to-counselor ratio, making camp safe and fun for all.

For more information, please visit the High Rock Summer Day Camp website.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-7475 ext. 1

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5526aa65c4022.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-sports-experience Date: August 3, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Queens Recreation (click here to email them). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: 173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/summer-sports-experience3 Date: August 3, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0296

Location: Manhattan Avenue & West 112th Street (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.80199813842773400, -73.95999908447266000 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[EcoCrafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/ecocrafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/ecocrafts Date: August 3, 2015

Recycle used and natural materials into new creations at Classic Playground. Projects include wearable crafts, repurposed items, and creative ways to look at nature.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8852, -73.8905 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/garden-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/garden-camp Date: August 3, 2015

Morris-Jumel Gardner Karen Waltuch will lead a week-long, hands-on tutorial on all things gardening, from planting to cultivation to basic botanical science. Parent or chaperone must accompany child the entire duration of program.

Enrollment is $10 per parent/chaperone. Advanced registration is required. Call (212) 923-8008 or email education@morrisjumel.org.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 12:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey Date: August 3, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of basketball and street hockey, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball Date: August 3, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of flag football and softball, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields),Hunts Point Recreation Center

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X260 Julio Carballo Fields 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81560134887695000, -73.88919830322266000; 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey1 Date: August 3, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of basketball and street hockey, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball1 Date: August 3, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of flag football and softball, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields),Hunts Point Recreation Center

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X260 Julio Carballo Fields 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81560134887695000, -73.88919830322266000; 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-fitness Date: August 3, 2015

Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of proper exercise and nutrition. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-03 2015-08-03 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/bronx-sports-extravaganza-billiardstable-tennis Date: August 3, 2015

Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of billiards and table tennis, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Frozen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/central-astoria-movies-on-the-waterfront-frozen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/central-astoria-movies-on-the-waterfront-frozen Date: August 3, 2015

You're invited to watch this Disney animated musical that will appeal to families and children of all ages. This movie depicts a fairy tale about a snow queen that teaches its audience not to be afraid of their powers and talents, not to let people you love run away, and the importance of selflessness and generiosity.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Shore Blvd between Hells Gate Bridge and the Pool

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2015-08-03 2015-08-03 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.77870178222656000, -73.92440032958984000 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/movies-in-the-parks-annie-2014 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/03/movies-in-the-parks-annie-2014 Date: August 3, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In this contemporary version of Annie, the orphan (Quvenzhané Wallis) has a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother, Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz). However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) takes her in. Stacks believes that he's Annie's guardian angel. But Annie's confidence and sunny outlook could save Will instead.

Rated PG.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive at the event before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking. There are no reservations; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:45 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8935

Location: Kaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park)

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B129 Kaiser Park 2015-08-03 2015-08-03 8:45 pm 10:30 pm 40.57770156860400000, -73.99759674072300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b988239c57f.jpg Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/learn-to-play-tennis-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/learn-to-play-tennis-beginners Date: August 4, 2015

CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the Official Apparel Sponsor of CityParks Tennis.

CityParks Tennis promotes physical fitness while building self confidence, and is designed to make the sport of tennis freely available to those who want to learn the game in a fun, relaxed environment. Lessons for kids are offered at all skill levels. Opportunities include free beginner lessons, tournaments, leagues, excellence programs and special events.

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

For more info visit their website or call (718) 760-6999.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: Woodlawn Tennis Courts (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8966, -73.8786 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Adventures in Time Summer History Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp Date: August 4, 2015

Play fun activities that focus on the history of those who lived and worked here during the Colonial and Revolutionary War era.

Suitable for ages 6 - 12.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-3344

Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.89114379882812500, -73.89489746093750000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc Date: August 4, 2015

The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages
5 – 12 (children must be 5 years old by 6/30/2015). Children’s imaginations and knowledge
blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit QBG’s engaging 39 acres, and
cook with the food they’ve grown!

Summer I — Mondays & Wednesdays, July 6–August 19, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 6–August 19: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 6–July 29: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 3–19: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Summer II — Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7–August 20, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 7–August 20: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 7–July 30: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 4–20: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Discounts apply to Family level memberships and above. Registration for this program is required.

NOTE: Summer Monday/Wednesday lessons and activities are repeated in the Tuesday/Thursday sessions. Please sign up for only one, not both.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-08-04 2015-08-04 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f6510654c5.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-sports-experience1 Date: August 4, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids ages 6-16 to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Brooklyn Borough Coordinator Manny Accimeus (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/track-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/track-and-field-for-kids Date: August 4, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Kaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park)

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B129 Kaiser Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.57770156860400000, -73.99759674072300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c34049f15b.jpg Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/track-and-field-for-kids1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/track-and-field-for-kids1 Date: August 4, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Macombs Dam Park

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X030 Macombs Dam Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.82820129394531000, -73.92919921875000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d35e34d9e0.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/track-and-field-for-kids3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/track-and-field-for-kids3 Date: August 4, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Juniper Valley Park Track (in Juniper Valley Park)

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Q102 Juniper Valley Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.71939849853515600, -73.88430023193360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d702c1b3a5.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: August 4, 2015

It's not too late to register for camp this season! Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/6 to 8/13.

The Greenbelt Environmental Education Department is dedicated to forstering an appreciation of the outdoors in children of all ages.

The camp's headquarters is located at High Rock Park, a 72-acre forest preserve. Campers will explore our hiking trails, natural areas, creeks, ponds, the nature center, and carousel. Campers will also take off-site trips to other parks each session. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene licenses our camp; this means we follow their low child-to-counselor ratio, making camp safe and fun for all.

For more information, please visit the High Rock Summer Day Camp website.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-7475 ext. 1

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5526aa65c4022.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-sports-experience3 Date: August 4, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Queens Recreation (click here to email them). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: 173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-sports-experience Date: August 4, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

Games at this site include: Track and Field, Street Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football and Kickball.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13. To get started, please register by email with Sarah Bishow-Semevolos (click here to email her).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-sports-experience4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-sports-experience4 Date: August 4, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0296

Location: Manhattan Avenue & West 112th Street (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.80199813842773400, -73.95999908447266000 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Isadora Duncan Children's Dance Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/isadora-duncan-childrens-dance-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/isadora-duncan-childrens-dance-class Date: August 4, 2015

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 clothes 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 6-11. 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 22nd. Please note: There is no class on Saturday, August 1st.

Rain or wet ground cancels.

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 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86339950561523400, -73.93009948730469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555217dec1664.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew: Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/garden-crew Date: August 4, 2015

Help care for our vegetable beds (where all of our produce will be donated to local food pantries and sold at our Youth Run Farm Stand), and compost bins. Bring water and sunscreen.

Meet at the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s Compost Garden Site. All volunteers must register at (718) 601-1553 for further instructions.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 601-1553

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.9045, -73.8964 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 4, 2015

Calling all children 12 and under! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon?

Play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!

There is a limited amount of supplies available at one time. If you are planning on bringing a large group please contact the organizer so we will be prepared.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-08-04 2015-08-04 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aee71e8050.JPG Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bryant-park-reading-room-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bryant-park-reading-room-storytime Date: August 4, 2015

Tails, meowsic, and arts & crafts!

Hosted by Cali Co Cat. In case of rain, Word for Word StoryTime will be cancelled.

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 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7542, -73.9833 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[My Reptile Guys]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/my-reptile-guys http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/my-reptile-guys Date: August 4, 2015

Enjoy this original and educational show featuring the display of some exotic animals.

Please bring a low chair or blanket.

Sponsored by Young People's Day Camps.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 ext.302

Location: 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.7402, -73.7496 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Museum of the City of New York + NYC Parks Present: Free Family Programs!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/museum-of-the-city-of-new-york-nyc-parks-present-free-family-programs http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/museum-of-the-city-of-new-york-nyc-parks-present-free-family-programs Date: August 4, 2015

Join the Museum of the City of New York and NYC Parks for NYC history and art activities!

The Museum will be running family-friendly workshops at Cherry Tree Park, designed for kids ages 6-12. Children will learn about our city's rich history and have fun!

For more information on ac, please visit the Museum of the City of New York webpage. You can also email familyprograms@mcny.org.

This program is part of the mayor's Community Parks Initiative (CPI). Find out more by visiting the CPI webpage.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cherry Tree Park

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M215 Cherry Tree Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.78720092773437500, -73.94719696044922000 Wed, 08 Jul 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness Date: August 4, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of flag football and fitness, including game play and exercise basics. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the park.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Painting for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/painting-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/painting-for-kids Date: August 4, 2015

Have fun painting and seeing nature. Supplies will be provided.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.9001, -73.8722 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee Date: August 4, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of wiffle ball and ultimate frisbee, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-04 2015-08-04 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness1 Date: August 4, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of flag football and fitness, including game play and exercise basics. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the park.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion-arts-crafts Date: August 4, 2015

Union Square Park's playground isn't the only place kids can have fun in the park! Bring your little ones to The Pavilion in the North Plaza every Tuesday at 3 p.m. to explore fun new topics every month through arts and crafts!

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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M089 Union Square Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.7364, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/552d22b9b8f61.jpg Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee1 Date: August 4, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of wiffle ball and ultimate frisbee, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-04 2015-08-04 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Wetlands Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/wetlands-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/wetlands-tour Date: August 4, 2015

Join us for a guided exploration of the restored wetlands on Randall’s Island! Participants can enjoy viewing beautiful wildflowers, birds, and other native wildlife while learning about some of the fascinating history that has shaped the natural areas on the Island.

Individuals and families are welcome; no fee is required. We will be meeting at the northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh, near the south end of Icahn Stadium. A Randall's Island Park Alliance staff member will be on site approximately 10 minutes prior to the tour to greet you.

For more information, please email melanie.delrosario@randallsisland.org.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wetlands Tour Location (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.79159522763100000, -73.92558956146200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c4266347ca.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 19:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-instructional-basketball-clinic Date: August 4, 2015

Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of basketball, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside and outside the center.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields),Hunts Point Recreation Center

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X260 Julio Carballo Fields 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81560134887695000, -73.88919830322266000; 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/bronx-sports-extravaganza-teen-fitness Date: August 4, 2015

Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of proper exercise and nutrition. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86589813232422000, -73.89820098876953000; 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Movie Night: Back to the Future 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-movie-night-back-to-the-future-2-pg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/summer-movie-night-back-to-the-future-2-pg Date: August 4, 2015

Free summer movies are here, brought to you by New York Restoration Project! Bring a picnic and blanket, and enjoy an evening under the stars.

In tonight's PG-rated film, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985.

Complimentary hot popcorn will be served. Movie begins between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. at sunset.

Times subject to change. Visit NYRP Calendar before attending.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Beach 17th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.5934, -73.7512 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55282edf44996.jpg Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Guardians of the Galaxy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/movies-in-the-parks-guardians-of-the-galaxy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/movies-in-the-parks-guardians-of-the-galaxy Date: August 4, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

Bring a chair or blanket to the park and enjoy this Marvel story about a team of misfit space heroes who must learn to get along so that they can save the world. Rated PG-13.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so 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: (212) 639-9675

Location: Conference House Beach (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.50120162963867000, -74.23320007324219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d8332e356b.jpg Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/learn-to-play-tennis-intermediates Date: August 5, 2015

CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the Official Apparel Sponsor of CityParks Tennis.

CityParks Tennis promotes physical fitness while building self confidence, and is designed to make the sport of tennis freely available to those who want to learn the game in a fun, relaxed environment. Lessons for kids are offered at all skill levels. Opportunities include free beginner lessons, tournaments, leagues, excellence programs and special events.

Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediates: Mondays & Wednesdays

For more info visit their website or call (718) 760-6999.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6999

Location: West 242nd Street & Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8893, -73.8982 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Adventures in Time Summer History Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/adventures-in-time-summer-history-camp Date: August 5, 2015

Play fun activities that focus on the history of those who lived and worked here during the Colonial and Revolutionary War era.

Suitable for ages 6 - 12.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-3344

Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.89114379882812500, -73.89489746093750000 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/childrens-garden-summer-session-sponsored-by-hsbc Date: August 5, 2015

The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages
5 – 12 (children must be 5 years old by 6/30/2015). Children’s imaginations and knowledge
blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit QBG’s engaging 39 acres, and
cook with the food they’ve grown!

Summer I — Mondays & Wednesdays, July 6–August 19, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 6–August 19: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 6–July 29: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 3–19: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Summer II — Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7–August 20, 9am to 4pm

  • 7 weeks: July 7–August 20: $810 QBG members / $900 non-members
  • July only: July 7–July 30: $477 QBG members / $530 non-members
  • August only: August 4–20: $360 QBG members / $400 non-members

Discounts apply to Family level memberships and above. Registration for this program is required.

NOTE: Summer Monday/Wednesday lessons and activities are repeated in the Tuesday/Thursday sessions. Please sign up for only one, not both.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556f6510654c5.jpg Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience1 Date: August 5, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids ages 6-16 to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Brooklyn Borough Coordinator Manny Accimeus (click here to email him). See you there!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.64770126342773400, -74.00450134277344000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids Date: August 5, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Betsy Head Memorial Playground (in Betsy Head Park)

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B008 Betsy Head Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.66270065307617000, -73.91329956054688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559c28fda1c0f.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids1 Date: August 5, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Middletown Rd & Stadium Ave (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.84852218627930000, -73.81987762451172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d33cf5825e.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/tack-and-field-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/tack-and-field-for-kids Date: August 5, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d41c3931e0.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids2 Date: August 5, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

Location: Victory Field (in Forest Park),Myrtle Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.

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Q015 Forest Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.70140075683594000, -73.85299682617188000; 40.70249938964844000, -73.85510253906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d45c376a51.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Track and Field for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/track-and-field-for-kids3 Date: August 5, 2015

CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

For more information on how to get your child involved in Track and Field this summer, please register online. Children of all abilities are welcome!

Children 5-7 years old practice from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and children 8-16 years old will practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

All practices start on Monday, July 6th, 2015 and will end on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3319

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 12:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d71ef43225.jpg Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/greenbelt-summer-day-camp-2015 Date: August 5, 2015

It's not too late to register for camp this season! Greenbelt Summer Day Camp for children age 5 - 13 years runs from 7/6 to 8/13.

The Greenbelt Environmental Education Department is dedicated to forstering an appreciation of the outdoors in children of all ages.

The camp's headquarters is located at High Rock Park, a 72-acre forest preserve. Campers will explore our hiking trails, natural areas, creeks, ponds, the nature center, and carousel. Campers will also take off-site trips to other parks each session. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene licenses our camp; this means we follow their low child-to-counselor ratio, making camp safe and fun for all.

For more information, please visit the High Rock Summer Day Camp website.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-7475 ext. 1

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 9:30 am 12:30 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5526aa65c4022.jpg Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/kids-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/kids-yoga Date: August 5, 2015

Bring your little one to yoga class for kids, ages 2 to 7, with Sacred Sounds Yoga.

All kids must be accompanied by an adult. Mats will be provided for kids.

Suitable for drop-ins.

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 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7308, -73.9963 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 5, 2015

Calling all children 12 and under! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon?

Play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!

There is a limited amount of supplies available at one time. If you are planning on bringing a large group please contact the organizer so we will be prepared.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551aee71e8050.JPG Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience Date: August 5, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

Games at this site include: Track and Field, Street Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football and Kickball.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13. To get started, please register by email with Sarah Bishow-Semevolos (click here to email her).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87720108032226600, -73.87680053710938000 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience3 Date: August 5, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids will play a variety of sports each day, and can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

To get started, please register by email with Queens Recreation (click here to email them). See you there!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: 173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.78359985351562000 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-sports-experience4 Date: August 5, 2015

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just once. Take your pick! The program is available in all five boroughs, so find the one nearest you.

Recommended for kids ages 6-13.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0296

Location: Manhattan Avenue & West 112th Street (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.80199813842773400, -73.95999908447266000 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Fun for the Wee Ones]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-fun-for-the-wee-ones http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/summer-fun-for-the-wee-ones Date: August 5, 2015

Join us for stories, nature explorations, wading pool fishing, and sprinkler fun in the Greenbelt. For ages 2 - 4.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Reading Circle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/the-reading-circle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/the-reading-circle Date: August 5, 2015

Volunteers and authors read to children and encourage the children to read throughout the summer. Bring a blanket and your children. We will bring the books and fun literacy-related art projects.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Northwest lawn (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 10:30 am 12:30 pm 40.80541610717773400, -73.94432830810547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a92c9931050.jpg Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Teatro Sea presents My Superhero, Roberto Clemente]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/teatro-sea-presents-my-superhero-roberto-clemente http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/teatro-sea-presents-my-superhero-roberto-clemente Date: August 5, 2015

Enjoy this new bilingual children’s musical about the legendary Puerto Rican baseball player and humanitarian, Roberto Clemente.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 7606560

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7422, -73.8505 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Catskill Puppet Theater presents "The Lions Whiskers"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/catskill-puppet-theater-presents-the-lions-whiskers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/catskill-puppet-theater-presents-the-lions-whiskers Date: August 5, 2015

Children will love this musical tale that features a multitude of masks, puppets, and audience participation.

Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach)

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Q164 Rockaway Beach 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5829, -73.8173 Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-youth-instructional-basketball-clinic-street-hockey Date: August 5, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of basketball and street hockey, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-youth-fitness Date: August 5, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center! Learn the basics of flag football and fitness, including game play and exercise basics. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the park.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories In The Garden: Rad Reptiles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/stories-in-the-garden-rad-reptiles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/stories-in-the-garden-rad-reptiles Date: August 5, 2015

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. This week, get ready to hiss, rattle and make a splash as we read stories about our scaly friends, the reptiles. Our fun movement pieces and counting rhymes will bring everyone out of their shells.

Stories this week: Baby Rattlesnake by Viborita de Cascabel, Turtle Splash by Cathryn Falwell and Mossy by Jan Brett. Programs are held outdoors in good weather; in Wave Hill House in inclement weather. Ideal for children ages three to six with an adult. Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b25be9e5948.jpg Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle-To-Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/recycletoart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/recycletoart Date: August 5, 2015

Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:00:13 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-wiffle-ball-and-ultimate-frisbee Date: August 5, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of wiffle ball and ultimate frisbee, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-08-05 2015-08-05 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/05/bronx-sports-extravaganza-flag-football-and-softball Date: August 5, 2015

Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center! Learn the basics of flag football and softball, including lots of game play. No registration required! Drop in anytime. The program will take place both inside the center and outside in the field.

Instructional clinics are taking place until September at Hunts Point and St. James Recreation Centers in the Bronx. The season will culminate in a Sports Festival on Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hunts Point Recreation Center.

The Bronx Sports Extravaganza is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN. Their Access to Sports Grant was provided to NYC Parks to expand youth sports opportunities through programming, infrastructure improvements and the supply of equipment.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields),Hunts Point Recreation Center

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X260 Julio Carballo Fields 2015-08-05 2015-08-05 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.81560134887695000, -73.88919830322266000; 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:05 EDT