NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:27:11 GMT <![CDATA[Live at SeaGlass Music Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/24/live-at-seaglass-music-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/24/live-at-seaglass-music-festival Date: June 24, 2017

SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery is excited to announce Live at SeaGlass Music Festival 2017, a free outdoor music festival on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24.

Created by NY Carousel Entertainment, the operators of SeaGlass, and curated by bassist/composer Michael Bates, and drummer/composer Rob Garcia, Live at SeaGlass brings together great bands, original music, the magical SeaGlass Carousel all at The Battery, the exquisite park overlooking the New York harbor.

Performer/Magician, Todd Robins will be emceeing the festival and SeaGlass Carousel riders will have the unique experience of riding SeaGlass to beautiful live music.

Live at SeaGlass Music Festival - Saturday, June 24, 2017
Music by young people - Brooklyn Youth Music Project: Full orchestra and two jazz ensembles, plus youth rock band.

Four critically acclaimed bands:

5:00 p.m. – YeraSon
YeraSon, lead by Grammy-winning Violinist Yrving Yeras, is a New York based Cuban Orquesta Charanga with a multinational flair. YeraSon Orquesta Charanga electrifies with old-school Cuban music with a distinctly modern New York twist. The bands unique sound is at once elegant and energetic with a contagious rhythm that attracts dancing and listening crowds alike. YeraSon is a treat for both the ears and the feet!

6:15 p.m. - Mamie Minch & Tamar Korn
Mamie Minch is one of the youngest old-school blues guitarists and singers you've heard. She sings and plays songs of her own devising that sound like they've been stored in her old National guitar for decades. Raised on the music of John Hurt, Rev. Davis and Memphis Minnie, she can sometimes sound like her predecessors, but don't mistake her for a revivalist- she is most definitely a product of her own time.

7:30 p.m. - Banda de los Muertos
A Mexican Brass Band from Brooklyn led by Oscar Noriega and Jacob Garchik. This band attracts audiences made up of brass aficionados and Mexican immigrants – as well as kudos from the mother of all Mexican Brass Bands: Banda el Recodo.

8:45 p.m. - Soul Understated
Led by singer/songwriter Mavis ‘SWAN’ Poole and the powerful yet melodic drummer Jeremy ‘BEAN’ Clemons, Soul Understated is one of the rarest discoveries in music since Motown. The influences on their music are overwhelming and pleasurable all at once. With elements from EWF to Ella Fitzgerald, Donny Hathaway to Curtis Mayfield, and Sarah Vaughn to Count Basie, and even Hip-hop infused, their music spans across all genres.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: SeaGlass Carousel (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-06-24 2017-06-24 3:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.70210658033600000, -74.01498633761200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592ee8dde3372.png Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/24/movie-under-the-stars-storks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/24/movie-under-the-stars-storks Date: June 24, 2017

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

The Turtles team up with April O'Neil and vigilante Casey Jones to save New York City from the evil Shredder, fearsome new mutants Bebop and Rocksteady and an extraterrestrial invasion led by Krang.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Bulova Park

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Q366 Bulova Park 2017-06-24 2017-06-24 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.76309967041015600, -73.89219665527344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58fe550d11859.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Sing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/24/movies-under-the-stars-sing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/24/movies-under-the-stars-sing Date: June 24, 2017

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

A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater, and the contest attracts the attention of such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant and a punk porcupine.

Know Before You Go:

You should arrive by 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Van Cortlandt Park

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-06-24 2017-06-24 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.89626136359400000, -73.87854027748100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590a465d719f2.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 10:15:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Cinderella]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/24/movies-under-the-stars-cinderella http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/24/movies-under-the-stars-cinderella Date: June 24, 2017

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

An orphan falls in love with a prince after enduring great abuse from her stepmom and stepsisters

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Wolfe's Pond Park

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2017-06-24 2017-06-24 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.51959991455100000, -74.18689727783200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591496e1d3317.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 13:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Butterfly Habitat Hats]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/family-art-project-butterfly-habitat-hats http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/family-art-project-butterfly-habitat-hats Date: June 25, 2017

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

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591085d4e84c4.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Pollination Headquarters]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/pollination-headquarters http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/pollination-headquarters Date: June 25, 2017

Get your pollinator info here! See butterfly and insect displays, pick up self-guided tours, take home pollinator-friendly plant lists and adopt a bee-condo.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5910862397f76.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayak Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/kayak-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/kayak-staten-island Date: June 25, 2017

Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore at Page Ave. Beach, Tottenville. Boats and life jackets will be provided for a short paddle off the shore. Launch help and paddling tips are given by experienced kayakers at the shore and on the water. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet.

Children aged 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult. High winds or lightning cancels the event.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Page Avenue Beach

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2017-06-25 2017-06-25 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.50236193262400000, -74.22824013233200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594ad12b2fa22.JPG Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[The Uni Project at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street Date: June 25, 2017

Come read, draw, and explore with the Uni every Sunday in front of the Hester Street Playground in Sara D Roosevelt Park.

Programming made possible with funding from The Ong Family Foundation and Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts.

Presented by NYC Parks

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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M105 Sara D. Roosevelt Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.71686920462300000, -73.99403337819400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594413b51dd32.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-up Audubon II: Water Detectives]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/popup-audubon-ii-water-detectives http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/popup-audubon-ii-water-detectives Date: June 25, 2017

What's in the Park's water? Join Prospect Park Alliance to learn about water chemistry and identify the creatures that live in and around the Park’s waterways. Pop-up Audubon II is best for children 8 and over. Events include:

  • Discovery Pack, 11 am–4 pm: Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Shoreline Water Walk, noon–1 pm: Join Alliance naturalists for a guided nature walk and explore the plants and wildlife that make the lakeshore so special.
  • Junior Naturalists, 1–2 pm: Discover the creatures that live in Prospect Park’s waterbodies and the chemistry that helps them grow in this citizen science program.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 2–3 pm: Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This program leaves promptly at 2 pm.
  • Family Bird Watching, 3–4 pm:After learning how to use binoculars, join Alliance naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Presented by Con Edison.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f522826496.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: June 25, 2017

Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. All ages are welcome. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!

There will be free monthly workshops facilitated by community leaders covering gardening, nutrition, and craft related topics.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a4ab18fbc.JPG Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Freshwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/freshwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/freshwater-fishing Date: June 25, 2017

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.

You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel. Whether you chose to grab a simple bamboo pole at a quiet lake or join more advanced saltwater programs, we have a program that fits your skill level.

All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Mon, 08 May 2017 17:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/basketball-clinic Date: June 25, 2017

Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2. Each program will include yoga to enhance flexibility, or flag football for agility training. Recommended for ages 8 to 17 years old.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.69931908735900000, -73.99871540069600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Butterfly Block Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/butterfly-block-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/butterfly-block-party Date: June 25, 2017

Calling all swallowtails, fritillaries, skippers, and hairstreaks! Everyone’s invited to the Butterfly Block Party in the Flower Garden. Mingle with guest naturalists and meet your local Lepidoptera.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591086d929277.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/summer-on-the-hudson-sungaze http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/summer-on-the-hudson-sungaze Date: June 25, 2017

Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 Fri, 14 Apr 2017 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball host by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: June 25, 2017

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:14:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Woodlands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/science-in-the-park-woodlands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/science-in-the-park-woodlands Date: June 25, 2017

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, free, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park. Topics include pond exploration, engineering, insects, and flight. This program is suitable for children ages 7 to 11.

There will be no program on Sunday, May 28 (Memorial Day Weekend) or Sunday, June 18 (Father's Day Weekend).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.74020004272461000, -73.74960327148438000 Tue, 16 May 2017 17:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Buzz on Bees]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/buzz-on-bees http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/buzz-on-bees Date: June 25, 2017

Celebrate nature’s winged aviators at this family-friendly workshop! Visit Queens Botanical Garden's Bee Garden, learn about these amazing insects, sample local honey, and make a beeswax candle to take home.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-06-25 2017-06-25 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59273419435ef.jpg Thu, 25 May 2017 18:14:49 EDT
<![CDATA[The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-fantasy-forest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-fantasy-forest Date: June 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149a6c3adcc.JPG Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/activity-table Date: June 25, 2017

Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new. Activities are appropriate for all ages!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-06-25 2017-06-25 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929741d3ec6e.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-fantasy-forest1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-fantasy-forest1 Date: June 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149a6c3adcc.JPG Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Seining]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/seining http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/seining Date: June 25, 2017

Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.70410156250000000, -73.99019622802734000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Storks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/movies-under-the-stars-storks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/movies-under-the-stars-storks Date: June 25, 2017

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

In this hilarious animated feature, Junior (Andy Samberg), a stork, lands in hot water when the Baby Factory produces an adorable but wholly unauthorized girl. Desperate to deliver this bundle of trouble, Junior and his friend Tulip (Katie Crown), the only human on Stork Mountain, race against time to make their first baby drop before the boss (Kelsey Grammer) finds out.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Col David Marcus Playground (in Colonel David Marcus Playground)

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B128 Colonel David Marcus Playground 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.60969924926758000, -73.96959686279297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594072c9d6045.jpg Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night: Sing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/outdoor-movie-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/outdoor-movie-night Date: June 25, 2017

In celebration of our 25th anniversary, many of this summer's featured films will take us back to the year 1992! Whether a classic favorite or a recent blockbuster, Randall's Island Park is an amazing place to take in a flick.

Outdoor movie nights take place at sunset every Sunday from June through September. Outdoor movie nights are presented in partnership with the NYC Parks.

Sing
Dapper Koala Buster Moon is owner of a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. He takes one final attempt to save the theater he loves by producing the world's greatest singing competition. Five contestants: a mouse, a pig, a gorilla, a elephant and a porcupine compete for a grand prize and to attain their dreams to sing!

Start time: 8:40 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Field 42 (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 8:40 pm 10:30 pm 40.79611941968500000, -73.91541862487800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a8df54938.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Cinderella Samba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/puppets-in-the-park-presents-cinderella-samba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/puppets-in-the-park-presents-cinderella-samba Date: June 26, 2017

Enjoy a modernized version of the classic tale set in the lush landscape of Brazil. This timeless fairy tale finds Cinderella and her Prince in a Samba contest at the Carnival Ball.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Dry Harbor Playground (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70249938964844000, -73.86769866943360000 Mon, 01 May 2017 13:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Dry Harbor Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-dry-harbor-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-dry-harbor-playground Date: June 26, 2017

Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery woman who stole his heart, in hopes of marrying her.


The lively production features an original commissioned musical soundtrack that brings samba center-stage; handcrafted Carnival festival floats on parade; and one-of-a-kind marionettes donning their most vibrant Carnival costumes, created by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater in Central Park.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Dry Harbor Playground (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70249938964844000, -73.86769866943360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59400730ba0cd.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Public Art Opening: Lovie Pignata at Virginia Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/public-art-opening-lovie-pignata-at-virginia-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/public-art-opening-lovie-pignata-at-virginia-park Date: June 26, 2017

Join NYC Parks and artist Lovie Pignata for the opening of her public artwork Daylighting at Virigina Park. Lovie Pignata has activated the empty blacktop with a bold, painted replica of the nearby Bronx River, highlighting the importance of this waterway. She has also install retired canoes from local non-profits, which will be retrofitted with seating, chessboards, planters, and wayfinding signage.

This exhibition is made possible by the Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant, which supports the creation of artworks by New York City-based emerging artists at 10 parks that are highly visible, but underserved by cultural programming. The UNIQLO grant program will transform these locations into engaging art destinations with a series of rotating exhibitions and community events through 2019.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Virginia Park

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X148L1 Virginia Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.83318738105100000, -73.86259758472400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59304decd1a02.jpg Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:15:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/bryant-park-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/bryant-park-storytime Date: June 27, 2017

Bring the kids to Bryant Park Corp.'s StoryTime for tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts to boot!

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f4e88c320af.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/kids-le-petit-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/kids-le-petit-art Date: June 27, 2017

Make your own miniature, personalized art for gift or to keep. This class is suitable for kids ages six to 12 years old.

Kids Le Petit Art Schedule
May: Painting Small Cans Upcycle Art
June: Create A Mini Book

Start time: 2:45 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 2:45 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/basketball-clinic Date: June 27, 2017

Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2. Each program will include yoga to enhance flexibility, or flag football for agility training. Recommended for ages 8 to 17 years old.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing and Sign: Sign Language Class with Baby Fingers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/sing-and-sign-sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/sing-and-sign-sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers Date: June 27, 2017

Learn American Sign Language through songs and play with other parents, educators, and/or children close to your child’s age. Go home each week with new vocabulary and new tunes to enhance communication between you and your child! Whether you intend to incorporate sign language in your life for the long term or simply during this pre-verbal/developing verbal time, watch in awe as your child discovers the world of language. See the research come to life, as music and sign language both aid in the development of language and literacy. Baby Fingers programs incorporate the research supporting the benefits of sign language at all ages and stages, for children with and without special needs.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5944219cf25cc.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/28/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/28/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: June 28, 2017

Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Foster creativity, cooperation, and confidence in a safe environment where all kids are perfect just the way they are!

Please bring your own yoga mat.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-06-28 2017-06-28 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593973976b9db.png Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Laurelton West Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/28/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-laurelton-west-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/28/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-laurelton-west-playground Date: June 28, 2017

Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery woman who stole his heart, in hopes of marrying her.


The lively production features an original commissioned musical soundtrack that brings samba center-stage; handcrafted Carnival festival floats on parade; and one-of-a-kind marionettes donning their most vibrant Carnival costumes, created by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater in Central Park.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Laurelton West Playground (in Laurelton Parkway)

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Q027 Laurelton Parkway 2017-06-28 2017-06-28 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68527431275300000, -73.72724228137800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59400767a5c69.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[School's Out Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/28/schools-out-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/28/schools-out-festival Date: June 28, 2017

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Donovan J. Richards for a fun day of music, games, inflatables, cotton candy, ices, and more!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Almeda Playground

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Q443 Almeda Playground 2017-06-28 2017-06-28 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.59339904785156000, -73.79470062255860000 Thu, 04 May 2017 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/28/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/28/recycle-to-art Date: June 28, 2017

Create flower art using old newspaper. This program is suitable for kids ages six to 12 years old.

Recycle to Art Program Schedule
May: News Paper Flower Art
June: Popsicle Stick Puppets

Start time: 2:45 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-06-28 2017-06-28 2:45 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: 101 Dalmations (1996)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/28/movies-under-the-stars-101-dalmations-1996 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/28/movies-under-the-stars-101-dalmations-1996 Date: June 28, 2017

Join NYC Parks, New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and NYC Council Member Chaim Deutsch for this free family film!

In this delightful 1996 live-action remake of the animated Disney classic, Glenn Close slays as Cruella DeVil, a ruthless fashion maven, who kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur. But, the canines revolt against her and get their revenge in slapstick fashion. This terrific film also features Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson and Joan Plowright.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Kelly Park

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B051 Kelly Park 2017-06-28 2017-06-28 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.60415213010000000, -73.95766476390000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59407ee343628.jpg Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: August Rush]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/28/movies-under-the-stars-august-rush http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/28/movies-under-the-stars-august-rush Date: June 28, 2017

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

June 2017 is New York Music Month (NYMM) – the first-ever citywide celebration of New York City’s diverse music ecosystem, across all five boroughs. The month is an initiative of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment in partnership with NY is Music.

A 12-year-old prodigy heads to New York City to find and reunite with his musician parents, who abandoned him as a baby.

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

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

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-06-28 2017-06-28 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.87870025634765600, -73.87699890136719000; 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5931aea13c4f4.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 10:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Citi Summer in the Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/citi-summer-in-the-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/citi-summer-in-the-square Date: June 29, 2017

Join us for an incredible line-up of over 135 FREE events including fitness classes, family-friendly activities + shows, live music + dance performances all in Union Square Park.

Every Thursday find morning and evening yoga and cardio classes, live dueling performances, lunchtime jazz music in the West Side seating area, and a full day of kids activities in the South Plaza including sing-a-long story time, animals with Art Farm, princess appearances, kids yoga and live shows.

Highlights for Thursday, June 29 include:

  • Pop Up Yoga and Pon De Flo Caribbean Dance exercise at 7 + 8 AM on the South Plaza
  • Josh & the Jamtones as the kids’ 11 AM performance on the Main Stage
  • Dueling guitarists John Schmitt and Bryan Dunn on the dueling performance stage at 5 PM
  • Paragon Sports Run Club 6:30 PM on the North Plaza

See citisummerinthesquare.nyc for the full line-up + more!

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

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

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M089 Union Square Park 2017-06-29 2017-06-29 7:00 am 8:30 pm 40.73658370971680000, -73.98987579345703000; 40.73500061035156000, -73.99089813232422000; 40.73669815063476600, -73.99046325683594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59483db46b515.jpg Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:59:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live Date: June 29, 2017

Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on our comfy turf lawn. Great for kids ages 5 and younger.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-06-29 2017-06-29 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.77471985104800000, -73.99253714084600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c062903c856.JPG Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Ferry Point Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-ferry-point-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-ferry-point-park Date: June 29, 2017

Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery woman who stole his heart, in hopes of marrying her.


The lively production features an original commissioned musical soundtrack that brings samba center-stage; handcrafted Carnival festival floats on parade; and one-of-a-kind marionettes donning their most vibrant Carnival costumes, created by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater in Central Park.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Dawson Playground

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X164 Dawson Playground 2017-06-29 2017-06-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.81949996948242000, -73.89820098876953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940051e970c8.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[School's Out Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/schools-out-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/schools-out-festival Date: June 29, 2017

Join NYC Parks and Council District 29 for a fun day of music, games, inflatables, a photo booth, cotton candy, ices, and more!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Police Officer Edward Byrne Park

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Q092 Police Officer Edward Byrne Park 2017-06-29 2017-06-29 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66730117797851600, -73.80740356445312000 Thu, 04 May 2017 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Creative 3D Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/creative-3d-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/creative-3d-arts Date: June 29, 2017

Create a 3D gift for mom! This program is suitable for ages six to 12 years old.

Creative 3D Arts Schedule
May: Make 3D gift for Mom & Nature Art
June: Make a Father's Day Key Chain Charm

Start time: 2:45 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-06-29 2017-06-29 2:45 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/basketball-clinic Date: June 29, 2017

Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2. Each program will include yoga to enhance flexibility, or flag football for agility training. Recommended for ages 8 to 17 years old.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-29 2017-06-29 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Madagascar - Live Performance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/madagascar http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/madagascar Date: June 29, 2017

Enjoy a live performance from Plaza Theatrical Productions of this popular comedy adventure. Please bring a blanket or a low chair.

Sponsored by Council Member Eric A. Ulrich

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Sobelsohn Playground (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-06-29 2017-06-29 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70970153808600000, -73.83540344238300000 Mon, 01 May 2017 14:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Secret Life of Pets]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/movies-under-the-stars-trolls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/movies-under-the-stars-trolls Date: June 29, 2017

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

Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding, and must find their way home. During their journey, they encounter a vicious bunny who plans to lead a group of abandoned pets on a mission of revenge against humanity.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Midland Field

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R038A Midland Field 2017-06-29 2017-06-29 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.57609939575195000, -74.09850311279297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58ee319a248ac.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 13:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[2017 Independence Celebration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/2017-independence-celebration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/2017-independence-celebration Date: June 29, 2017

Everyone is invited to the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition's 2017 Independence Celebration! This highly-anticipated event will feature a special performance by Queens Symphony Orchestra, followed by a spectacular Grucci fireworks display. We look forward to seeing you there!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:40 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2017-06-29 2017-06-29 7:30 pm 9:40 pm 40.77815603022100000, -73.92440688610100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5936b885477cf.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/movies-under-the-stars-willie-wonka-the-chocolate-factory-1971 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/29/movies-under-the-stars-willie-wonka-the-chocolate-factory-1971 Date: June 29, 2017

Join NYC Parks, New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and NYC Council Member Chaim Deutsch for this free family film!

Bring the entire family out to enjoy this classic musical. Based on the Roald Dahl's novel, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, this 1971 adaptation. Charlie (Peter Ostrum) receives the last of five coveted "golden tickets" to the chocolate factory. He and his grandfather (Jack Alberton) then get a tour of the strangest chocolate factory in the world by the owner, Willie Wonka (Gene Wilder). Charlie soon discovers there's an adventure in everything.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Mellet (in Mellett Playground)

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B197 Mellett Playground 2017-06-29 2017-06-29 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.59699560590000000, -73.95746039730000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5925fce3e5b13.jpg Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/30/seasonal-arts-andcrafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/30/seasonal-arts-andcrafts Date: June 30, 2017

This month, we're creating Q-Tip painted hand print trees! This program is offered to kids ages six to 12 years old.

Seasonal Arts and Crafts Program Schedule
May: Q-Tip Painted Hand Print Tree
June: Colorful Rainbow Mobile

Start time: 2:45 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-06-30 2017-06-30 2:45 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Cunningham Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/30/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-cunningham-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/30/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-cunningham-park Date: June 30, 2017

Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery woman who stole his heart, in hopes of marrying her.


The lively production features an original commissioned musical soundtrack that brings samba center-stage; handcrafted Carnival festival floats on parade; and one-of-a-kind marionettes donning their most vibrant Carnival costumes, created by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater in Central Park.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cunningham Park

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2017-06-30 2017-06-30 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.72809982299805000, -73.77269744873047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594004844c643.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Skate Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/30/family-skate-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/30/family-skate-day Date: June 30, 2017

Join NYC Parks & Council Member I. Daneek Miller for an evening of skating, face painting, music, and more!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

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Q448 Roy Wilkins Recreation Center 2017-06-30 2017-06-30 4:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.68807220458984400, -73.77011108398438000 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-transformers-revenge-of-the-fallen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-transformers-revenge-of-the-fallen Date: June 30, 2017

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

Sam Witwicky is adjusting to college when the ancient Decepticon The Fallen returns to Earth seeking revenge. Only Sam holds the key to preventing the destruction of mankind, but he'll need the Autobots' help to succeed.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Father Macris Park

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R075A Father Macris Park 2017-06-30 2017-06-30 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.61679840087890600, -74.16169738769531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5914977726642.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 13:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/parent-and-me-yoga Date: July 1, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-07-01 2017-07-01 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5727c6e903b5c.jpg Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Nature’s Canvas Bags]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/family-art-project-natures-canvas-bags http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/family-art-project-natures-canvas-bags Date: July 1, 2017

Create an image of watery ripples, waves, washes or sprays on an everyday canvas bag that you can take everywhere! Add quotes, and stencils or sketches of Wave Hill using fabric markers. Create it as a memento or to show off your love for water and nature.

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 2017-07-01 2017-07-01 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5931c56314f33.jpg Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen Date: July 1, 2017

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

Megan Hicks will share the English story "King Thrushbeard," and Navida Stein will share the Indian tale "Old Woman and the Pumpkin."

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-01 2017-07-01 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77450180053711000, -73.96779632568360000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Betsy Head Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-betsy-head-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-betsy-head-playground Date: July 1, 2017

Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery woman who stole his heart, in hopes of marrying her.


The lively production features an original commissioned musical soundtrack that brings samba center-stage; handcrafted Carnival festival floats on parade; and one-of-a-kind marionettes donning their most vibrant Carnival costumes, created by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater in Central Park

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B008 Betsy Head Park 2017-07-01 2017-07-01 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.66270065307617000, -73.91329956054688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593ff7be54bc7.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Plover Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/plover-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/plover-day Date: July 1, 2017

Join NYC Parks' Wildlife Unit to celebrate nesting shorebirds! Discover one of New York City's endangered species, the Piping Plover, and ways you can help protect it by sharing the beach. Enjoy educational activities and crafts at this family friendly event that raises awareness of this amazing shorebird.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-360-1447

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2017-07-01 2017-07-01 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.58430099487300000, -73.81069946289100000 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 1, 2017

Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. All ages are welcome. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!

There will be free monthly workshops facilitated by community leaders covering gardening, nutrition, and craft related topics.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-01 2017-07-01 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a4ab18fbc.JPG Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Garden Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/family-garden-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/family-garden-walk Date: July 1, 2017

Visit favorite, family-friendly locations in the gardens on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-01 2017-07-01 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5931c6b462c7d.jpg Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Upstander Love Letters with Museum of Impact]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/upstander-love-letters-with-museum-of-impact http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/upstander-love-letters-with-museum-of-impact Date: July 1, 2017

Upstander Love Letters is an artful intervention shining a light on the bravery and brilliance of unsung change-makers. During this interactive workshop, all are welcome to write, read, and create artistically-decorated letters of support to Upstanders: those local leaders, public figures, and future selves advocating for social movements.

Express your creativity as we build a community time capsule to document social justice here and now!

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 2017-07-01 2017-07-01 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947f3eaada8b.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Garden Tours and Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/seasonal-garden-tours-activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/seasonal-garden-tours-activity-table Date: July 1, 2017

On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Plus, every weekend from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., check out our activity table!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-01 2017-07-01 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929a609a8190.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Hands-On-History: American Lanterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/handsonhistory-american-lanterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/handsonhistory-american-lanterns Date: July 1, 2017

Explore how Americans in the 19th century, like the Kings, celebrated Independence Day and then make festive red, white, and blue lanterns.

Families with children are welcome.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2017-07-01 2017-07-01 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: July 1, 2017

Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself

Monthly Paper Arts and Crafts Projects

  • July: Paper Beads Bracelet
  • August: Paper Picture Frame
  • September: Cardboard Collage Art

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 2017-07-01 2017-07-01 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/activity-table Date: July 1, 2017

Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new. Activities are appropriate for all ages!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-01 2017-07-01 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929741d3ec6e.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Tending to a Growing Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/tending-to-a-growing-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/tending-to-a-growing-garden Date: July 1, 2017

Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches at Lefferts Historic House by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants.

Bring a hat and a bottle of water, and we will provide the tools and gloves!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-01 2017-07-01 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59494657ecd13.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Omar’s 4th of July Block Party at Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/omars-4th-of-july-block-party-at-forest-park-carousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/01/omars-4th-of-july-block-party-at-forest-park-carousel Date: July 1, 2017

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.

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.

About Omar’s 4th of July Block Party
A party hosted by Omar Olusion, come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows. Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages on their feet and entertained!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-01 2017-07-01 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5924960eb3fb9.JPG Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Nature’s Canvas Bags]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/family-art-project-natures-canvas-bags http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/family-art-project-natures-canvas-bags Date: July 2, 2017

Create an image of watery ripples, waves, washes or sprays on an everyday canvas bag that you can take everywhere! Add quotes, and stencils or sketches of Wave Hill using fabric markers. Create it as a memento or to show off your love for water and nature.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-02 2017-07-02 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5931c6f886463.jpg Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:59:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Soundview Park Summer Art & Music Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/soundview-park-summer-art-music-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/soundview-park-summer-art-music-festival Date: July 2, 2017

Join us, for the 8th Annual Soundview Park Art & Music Festival.

There will be all day activities, such as live music from DJ Morsy and Yessai, arts and crafts, and morning fun fitness! There will also be a community paddle from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The event is a FREE and family friendly!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Soundview Field House (in Soundview Park)

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X118 Soundview Park 2017-07-02 2017-07-02 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.81906534842400000, -73.87830406400100000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Uni Project at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street Date: July 2, 2017

Come read, draw, and explore with the Uni every Sunday in front of the Hester Street Playground in Sara D Roosevelt Park.

Programming made possible with funding from The Ong Family Foundation and Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts.

Presented by NYC Parks

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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M105 Sara D. Roosevelt Park 2017-07-02 2017-07-02 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.71686920462300000, -73.99403337819400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594413b51dd32.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 2, 2017

Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. All ages are welcome. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!

There will be free monthly workshops facilitated by community leaders covering gardening, nutrition, and craft related topics.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-02 2017-07-02 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a4ab18fbc.JPG Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/basketball-clinic Date: July 2, 2017

Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2. Each program will include yoga to enhance flexibility, or flag football for agility training. Recommended for ages 8 to 17 years old.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-02 2017-07-02 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.69931908735900000, -73.99871540069600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball host by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: July 2, 2017

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2017-07-02 2017-07-02 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:14:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Garden Tours & Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/seasonal-garden-tours-activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/seasonal-garden-tours-activity-table Date: July 2, 2017

On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour from 1 to 2pm. Plus, every weekend from 2 to 4pm, check out our activity table!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-02 2017-07-02 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929a67faaf53.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 Date: July 2, 2017

On Sundays, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program includes both low and high elements.

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

Registration
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Please visit our Urban Park Rangers' Events Registration page to enter your name in the lottery. Registration opens on June 26. We recommend that people who receive a response arrive a half-hour early before each program.

Start time: 1:30 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 2017-07-02 2017-07-02 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.74280166626000000, -73.73590087890600000 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Magic with Ethan at Fantasy Forest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/making-magic-with-ethan-at-fantasy-forest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/making-magic-with-ethan-at-fantasy-forest Date: July 2, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-02 2017-07-02 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149b0f06361.jpg Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/activity-table Date: July 2, 2017

Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new. Activities are appropriate for all ages!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-02 2017-07-02 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929741d3ec6e.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Tending to a Growing Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/tending-to-a-growing-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/tending-to-a-growing-garden Date: July 2, 2017

Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches at Lefferts Historic House by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants.

Bring a hat and a bottle of water, and we will provide the tools and gloves!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-02 2017-07-02 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59494657ecd13.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Magic with Ethan at Fantasy Forest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/making-magic-with-ethan-at-fantasy-forest1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/02/making-magic-with-ethan-at-fantasy-forest1 Date: July 2, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-02 2017-07-02 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149b0f06361.jpg Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Tiny Tots Stories and Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/tiny-tots-stories-and-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/tiny-tots-stories-and-art Date: July 4, 2017

Fun is had with cute and funny stories and songs for tiny tots to enjoy. Session ends with fun arts activity inspired by the stories and songs.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-04 2017-07-04 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Independence Day in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/independence-day-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/independence-day-in-prospect-park Date: July 4, 2017

Join Prospect Park Alliance this Independence Day for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the 1912 Carousel.

Nature Exploration, 12–4 pm
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

  • Discovery Pack, 12–3 pm: The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Bird Nerds Game Hour, 1–2 pm: Test your knowledge of birds in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
  • Nature on the Go!, 2–3 pm: An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us and participate in a Citizen Science project.

Declaration of Independence Signing, 2–4 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

  • Celebrate America's birthday and one of the greatest documents ever written. Look extra patriotic as you make yourself a plumed hat to wear while signing your own "John Hancock" on a reproduction of the Declaration of Independence.

Carousel Rides, 12–5 pm
Children’s Corner, $2 per ride, $9 for a book of 5 tickets, free with Alliance Family Plus membership

  • Celebrate with a ride on the Park’s beloved 1912 carousel. Join the Alliance at the $150 level and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Children's Corner (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-04 2017-07-04 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66378464473700000, -73.96373200416600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59494803ec182.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Amazing Captain Faust at Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-forest-park-carousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-forest-park-carousel Date: July 4, 2017

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.

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.

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

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 2017-07-04 2017-07-04 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5924968b5275e.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Omar’s Fourth of July Block Party at Fantasy Forest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/omars-4th-of-july-block-party-at-fantasy-forest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/omars-4th-of-july-block-party-at-fantasy-forest Date: July 4, 2017

Happy 4th of July!

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-04 2017-07-04 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149b9f5ec3b.png Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[The Amazing Captain Faust at Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-forest-park-carousel1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-forest-park-carousel1 Date: July 4, 2017

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.

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.

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

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 2017-07-04 2017-07-04 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5924968b5275e.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/basketball-clinic Date: July 4, 2017

Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2. Each program will include yoga to enhance flexibility, or flag football for agility training. Recommended for ages 8 to 17 years old.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-04 2017-07-04 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Macy's 4th of July Fireworks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/macys-4th-of-july-fireworks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/04/macys-4th-of-july-fireworks Date: July 4, 2017

The 41st annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Show returns to the East River this year. This event is always popular, and space is limited, so before you go, be sure to check the Macy's 4th of July page to find the best viewing locations near midtown Manhattan and the Brooklyn-Queens border.

Start time: 9:25 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: East River Esplanade

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M289 East River Esplanade 2017-07-04 2017-07-04 9:25 pm 10:00 pm 40.74499893188476600, -73.97049713134766000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/05/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/05/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: July 5, 2017

Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Foster creativity, cooperation, and confidence in a safe environment where all kids are perfect just the way they are!

Please bring your own yoga mat.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-07-05 2017-07-05 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593973976b9db.png Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Maple Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/05/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-maple-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/05/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-maple-playground Date: July 5, 2017

Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery woman who stole his heart, in hopes of marrying her.


The lively production features an original commissioned musical soundtrack that brings samba center-stage; handcrafted Carnival festival floats on parade; and one-of-a-kind marionettes donning their most vibrant Carnival costumes, created by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater in Central Park.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 136-50 Maple Ave. Queens, NY United States (in Maple Playground)

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Q211 Maple Playground 2017-07-05 2017-07-05 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75589712540000000, -73.82604858840000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593ff93fbd838.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/05/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/05/recycle-to-art Date: July 5, 2017

You'll learn how to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself.

Monthly Recycle to Art Projects

  • July: Stick Puzzles - Make an original puzzle using popsicle sticks
  • August: DIY Balloon Bowl - Make your very own bowl using a balloon
  • September: Cardboard Collage - Make a cardboard collage work of art to hang or display

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-05 2017-07-05 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/05/movies-under-the-stars-chitty-chitty-bang-bang http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/05/movies-under-the-stars-chitty-chitty-bang-bang Date: July 5, 2017

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

Chronicling the exploits of two children, their nutty father and his girlfriend in a flying auto in 1909 Britain. The musical gets a lot of mileage out of a tuneful score by Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2017-07-05 2017-07-05 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.61980056762695000, -74.13449859619140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d5a926be4c.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series Date: July 6, 2017

Kids ages seven and younger and their family are welcome to stop for music, storytelling, and theater in the park. Wear sunscreen! Stroller parking in designated area is mandatory.

The Children's Performance Series takes place each Thursday in July.

Season Schedule

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-07-06 2017-07-06 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c066abdf849.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Arm of the Sea Theater: 'The Rejuvenary River Circus']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/arm-of-the-sea-theater-the-rejuvenary-river-circus http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/arm-of-the-sea-theater-the-rejuvenary-river-circus Date: July 6, 2017

This circus is an allegory featuring gorgeous masks and puppet characters, a unique handmade set and live original music.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 3524793

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2017-07-06 2017-07-06 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.77121978198500000, -73.77173987031000000 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/kids-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/kids-imaginative-arts Date: July 6, 2017

Get your creative juices flowing with imaginative art. Cell phone photography is part of the activities. Kids will create pieces combining 2D and 3D for creative effect. Use your cell phone camera to capture your 3D effect

Needed: Cell phone camera

Monthly Kids Imaginative Arts Projects

  • July: 3D Illusion - Stand it Up, 3D Hole, Sliding Water Drop, Floating Sphere
  • August: Pencil Sketch and Things Galore (2D and 3D combined)
  • Sseptember: Silhouettes Abalze (silouhettes and color mix)

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-06 2017-07-06 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/basketball-clinic Date: July 6, 2017

Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2. Each program will include yoga to enhance flexibility, or flag football for agility training. Recommended for ages 8 to 17 years old.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-06 2017-07-06 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Outdoor Movie Night: The Secret Life of Pets]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/summer-movie-night-the-secret-life-of-pets http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/summer-movie-night-the-secret-life-of-pets Date: July 6, 2017

This is the first of four FREE outdoor summer movies, all set in our wonderful city. Come with your blanket and snacks to sit on the North Lawn in West Stuyvesant. There are many benches that allow for comfortable viewing and wheel chair access.

Our first summer movie is The Secret Life of Pets, about a spoiled terrier who enjoys a comfortable life in a New York building until his owner adopts Duke, a giant and unruly canine. During their walk outside, they encounter a group of ferocious alley cats and wind up in a truck that's bound for the pound. Luckily, a rebellious bunny named Snowball swoops in to save the doggy duo from captivity. In exchange, Snowball demands that Max and Duke join his gang of abandoned pets on a mission against the humans who've done them wrong.

The movie will be screened twice: at 6:00 PM and at 8:30 PM. The date will change to August 3 in case of rain or inclement weather.

Get tickets

Link to Event Facebook Page

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square)

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-07-06 2017-07-06 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.73418920855100000, -73.98416721820800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592a4690bc86b.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[The Connective Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/the-connective-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/the-connective-project Date: July 7, 2017

In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Brooklyn’s Backyard, Prospect Park Alliance is bringing together artists, Brooklyn notables, and the public to create a site-specific art installation, which celebrates the special meaning Prospect Park has in the lives of millions of community members from across the borough and beyond.

Funded in part by Bloomberg Philanthropies and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Rose Garden

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2017-07-07 2017-07-07 9:00 am 8:00 pm 40.66912421916000000, -73.96799683573600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d19bfb6b95.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Al Smith Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-al-smith-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-al-smith-playground Date: July 7, 2017

Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery woman who stole his heart, in hopes of marrying her.


The lively production features an original commissioned musical soundtrack that brings samba center-stage; handcrafted Carnival festival floats on parade; and one-of-a-kind marionettes donning their most vibrant Carnival costumes, created by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater in Central Park.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Alfred E Smith Park (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

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M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.71070098876953000, -73.99749755859375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593ff9e2c487d.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/family-camping-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/family-camping-staten-island Date: July 7, 2017

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family.

Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your family into the lottery please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Registration opens on June 28.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Willowbrook Park

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.60359954833984400, -74.15840148925781000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405a8254b2d.JPG Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[The Connective Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/the-connective-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/the-connective-project Date: July 8, 2017

In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Brooklyn’s Backyard, Prospect Park Alliance is bringing together artists, Brooklyn notables, and the public to create a site-specific art installation, which celebrates the special meaning Prospect Park has in the lives of millions of community members from across the borough and beyond.

Funded in part by Bloomberg Philanthropies and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Rose Garden

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 8:00 pm 40.66912421916000000, -73.96799683573600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d19bfb6b95.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/parent-and-me-yoga Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5727c6e903b5c.jpg Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Wet Felting Florals]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/family-art-project-wet-felting-florals http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/family-art-project-wet-felting-florals Date: July 8, 2017

Wave Hill 2017 Winter Workspace artist Crystal Gregory returns to take us through the simple steps of wet felting. Pull from bright colors of wool roving, as well as your own outdoor sketches of the flowering garden, to make an eye-popping, floral-fabric landscape.

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 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5931c9334f9b4.jpg Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:59:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Farm & Compost Welcome Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/farm-compost-welcome-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/farm-compost-welcome-tours Date: July 8, 2017

Discover what’s behind the scenes at Queens Botanical Garden Farm & Compost.

In this one-hour tour, you will get a crash course on how we produce nutrient-rich compost from food scraps and horticultural waste. We will introduce the fundamentals of ecological farming as you visit the farm.

This tour is recommended for first-time visitors to Queens Botanical Garden Farm & Compost.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 0:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 0:00 am 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592702b5bdace.jpg Thu, 25 May 2017 18:14:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen Date: July 8, 2017

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

Bill Gordh will share the Irish story "Three Daughters and a Mother's Blessing" and Laura Simms will share the Romanian story "The Wild Rose."

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77450180053711000, -73.96779632568360000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:14:59 EDT