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 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:05:06 GMT <![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Sing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movies-under-the-stars-sing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movies-under-the-stars-sing Date: July 19, 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 bankrupt theater.

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; 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: 11:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Raoul Wallenberg Playground (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.85302418751300000, -73.92702932327900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594821786039a.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series Date: July 20, 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 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 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[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp: Mini Camp 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/mini-camp-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/mini-camp-2017 Date: July 20, 2017

Join us each week for activities and adventures, including one off-site visit to the Carousel for All Children at Willowbrook Park.

For kids ages 3 to 5 years old.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947d62e8c0f1.png Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[A Morning of Music with Darlene Graham]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/a-morning-of-music-with-darlene-graham http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/a-morning-of-music-with-darlene-graham Date: July 20, 2017

Darlene Graham entertains children of all ages with her interactive and exciting performance.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.77121978198500000, -73.77173987031000000 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at St. Vartan’s Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-st-vartans-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-st-vartans-playground Date: July 20, 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: St. Vartan Park

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M076 St. Vartan Park 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74509811401367000, -73.97370147705078000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940011a9653a.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/kids-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/kids-imaginative-arts Date: July 20, 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 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 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/2017/07/20/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/basketball-clinic Date: July 20, 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 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Outdoor Movie Night: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/summer-outdoor-movie-night-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/summer-outdoor-movie-night-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them Date: July 20, 2017

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.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Our third summer movie is J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The year is 1926, and Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident, were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) namedJacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.

Rain date: August 17

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square)

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.73418920855100000, -73.98416721820800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592a4eeac39b4.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Owl’s Head Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/21/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-owls-head-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/21/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-owls-head-park Date: July 21, 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: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Owl's Head Park

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B066 Owl's Head Park 2017-07-21 2017-07-21 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.64009857177734400, -74.03240203857422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59400155bf134.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Nights in the Rockways: Up]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/21/movie-nights-in-the-rockways http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/21/movie-nights-in-the-rockways Date: July 21, 2017

We're hosting free movie nights in the Rockaways for the entire family to enjoy. Refreshments will be served! Bring a chair or blanket.

Up
Carl Fredricksen (Ed Asner), a 78 year-old balloon salesman, is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, he flies away to the South American wilderness. But Carl's worst nightmare comes true when he discovers a little boy named Russell is a stowaway aboard the balloon-powered house.

Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach)

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Q050 Rockaway Beach 2017-07-21 2017-07-21 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.58319854736300000, -73.81539916992200000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/parent-and-me-yoga Date: July 22, 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 2017-07-22 2017-07-22 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: Spray a Watercolor Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/family-art-project-spray-a-watercolor-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/family-art-project-spray-a-watercolor-garden Date: July 22, 2017

In conjunction with the exhibition Flora Fantastica! in Glyndor Gallery, paint the colors of summer into a garden painting made without brushes, and inspired by all the flowering plants in the garden. Work with mists of watercolor in a painting outdoors, and combine it with color-soaked, paper flowers to create your own blooming vision. Bountiful Blooms Weekend event.

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 2017-07-22 2017-07-22 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593834b9d3a4c.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen Date: July 22, 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.

LuAnn Adams will share the Egyptian story "Blue Hippopotamus" and Heather Forest will share the Persian story "The Hunchback."

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 2017-07-22 2017-07-22 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77450180053711000, -73.96779632568360000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Seining]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/seining http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/seining Date: July 22, 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. Get ready to get your hands wet, seining programs use nets to catch fish.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Neptune Avenue and Bayview Avenue

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2017-07-22 2017-07-22 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.57902020000000000, -73.99565570000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5939c72dc4cea.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 18:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Conservancy's Chess Lecture and Simul Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/central-park-conservancys-chess-lecture-and-simul-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/central-park-conservancys-chess-lecture-and-simul-series Date: July 22, 2017

Learn techniques from some of the best names in chess, and then put your new skills to the test in a simul with fellow players at our special chess lecture and simul series.

This program is FREE. Ages 6+, prior experience required. Event begins at 11:00 am sharp. Must be present the entire program to play in simul.

Registration begins at 10:00 AM

  • Saturday, June 17
    Grandmaster Michael Rohde
  • Saturday, July 22
    Grandmaster Irina Krush
  • Saturday, August 26
    Grandmaster Larry Christiansen

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-22 2017-07-22 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.76890182495117000, -73.97460174560547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58ebda181c9da.jpg Wed, 03 May 2017 17:30:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 22, 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 2017-07-22 2017-07-22 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[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: July 22, 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 2017-07-22 2017-07-22 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/2017/07/22/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/activity-table Date: July 22, 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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2017-07-22 2017-07-22 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/2017/07/22/tending-to-a-growing-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/22/tending-to-a-growing-garden Date: July 22, 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 2017-07-22 2017-07-22 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[Freshwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/freshwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/freshwater-fishing Date: July 23, 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 choose 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: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.61902618408203000, -74.10613250732422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59372101c67b7.jpg Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Spray a Watercolor Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/family-art-project-spray-a-watercolor-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/family-art-project-spray-a-watercolor-garden Date: July 23, 2017

In conjunction with the exhibition Flora Fantastica!in Glyndor Gallery, paint the colors of summer into a garden painting made without brushes, inspired by all the flowering plants in the garden. Work with mists of watercolor in a painting outdoors, and combine it with color-soaked, paper flowers to create your own blooming vision.

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 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593835961b31b.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 23, 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 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 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[The Uni Project at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street Date: July 23, 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 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 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[Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/basketball-clinic Date: July 23, 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 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 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/2017/07/23/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: July 23, 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 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 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[The Magic of Rogue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/the-magic-of-rogue http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/the-magic-of-rogue Date: July 23, 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 Magic of Rogue
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Everyone will be amazed!

About 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 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149d1123406.JPG Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/activity-table Date: July 23, 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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2017-07-23 2017-07-23 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/2017/07/23/tending-to-a-growing-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/tending-to-a-growing-garden Date: July 23, 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 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 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[The Magic of Rogue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/the-magic-of-rogue1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/the-magic-of-rogue1 Date: July 23, 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 Magic of Rogue
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Everyone will be amazed!

About 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 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149d1123406.JPG Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-presents-zootopia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-presents-zootopia Date: July 24, 2017

Bring a blanket or low chair to watch a free screening of the Oscar-winning animated movie Zootopia!

Zootopia takes place in a city where predators and prey live together in harmony. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.68360137939453000, -73.88569641113281000 Mon, 01 May 2017 14:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Tiny Tots Stories and Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tiny-tots-stories-and-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tiny-tots-stories-and-art Date: July 25, 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 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp: Mini Camp 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/mini-camp-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/mini-camp-2017 Date: July 25, 2017

Join us each week for activities and adventures, including one off-site visit to the Carousel for All Children at Willowbrook Park.

For kids ages 3 to 5 years old.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947d62e8c0f1.png Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-storytime Date: July 25, 2017

Bring the kids to Bryant Park 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: (917) 438-5137

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f4e90fd80a7.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:30:17 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Columbus Park Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-columbus-park-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-columbus-park-manhattan Date: July 25, 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.

Two performances will take place, the first at 10:30am and the following at 1pm.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Park

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M015 Columbus Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:30 am 2:00 pm 40.71519851684570000, -74.00000000000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594001ec2cb5a.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[My Reptile Guys]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/my-reptile-guys http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/my-reptile-guys Date: July 25, 2017

Join us for an interactive show, featuring 12 amazing reptiles. This event includes a petting zoo session to allow the kids to touch or hold the animals.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Zoo Picnic Area

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2017-07-25 2017-07-25 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74238497758800000, -73.84913265705100000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/basketball-clinic Date: July 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: 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 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Music with Coyote Pups]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/kids-music-with-coyote-pups http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/kids-music-with-coyote-pups Date: July 25, 2017

In this highly entertaining and educational class, music is used as a vehicle for kids to learn about the world around them. Hank’s energetic approach and commitment to engage each and every child in class creates an atmosphere where singing and moving become essential elements of life. Hank’s intention is to help kids and parents embody the music learned in class so it can be easily translated to experiences out in the world.For families with kids ages infant to 6 year olds.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594423008c820.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp: Mini Camp 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/mini-camp-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/mini-camp-2017 Date: July 26, 2017

Join us each week for activities and adventures, including one off-site visit to the Carousel for All Children at Willowbrook Park.

For kids ages 3 to 5 years old.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947d62e8c0f1.png Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: July 26, 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 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 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 Pelham Bay Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-pelham-bay-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-pelham-bay-park Date: July 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: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pelham Bay Park

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.85860061645508000, -73.80269622802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940024d9e6c5.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/recycle-to-art Date: July 26, 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 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Catskill Puppet Theater Presents The Lion's Whiskers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/catskill-puppet-theater-presents-the-lions-whiskers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/catskill-puppet-theater-presents-the-lions-whiskers Date: July 26, 2017

Enjoy this musical adaptation of a traditional folktale. Please bring a blanket or low chair.

Sponsored by Council Member Rafael L.Espinal, Jr.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.68360137939453000, -73.88569641113281000 Mon, 01 May 2017 14:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series Date: July 27, 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 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 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[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp: Mini Camp 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/mini-camp-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/mini-camp-2017 Date: July 27, 2017

Join us each week for activities and adventures, including one off-site visit to the Carousel for All Children at Willowbrook Park.

For kids ages 3 to 5 years old.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947d62e8c0f1.png Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Union Square South Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-union-square-south-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-union-square-south-plaza Date: July 27, 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: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.73600006103515600, -73.99079895019531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594002a3c6dfb.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/kids-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/kids-imaginative-arts Date: July 27, 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 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 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/2017/07/27/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/basketball-clinic Date: July 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 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Stapleton Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-stapleton-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-stapleton-playground Date: July 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: Stapleton Playground

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R061 Stapleton Playground 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.62325565730000000, -74.07964130390000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594002f8d2e14.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Good Dinosaur (2015)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/movies-under-the-stars-the-good-dinosaur-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/movies-under-the-stars-the-good-dinosaur-2015 Date: July 28, 2017

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

In a world where the dinosaurs never went extinct, a lost dinosaur befriends a prehistoric boy while searching for his family.

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; 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: 11:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: White Playground (in White Park)

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M148 White Park 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.79159927368164000, -73.94589996337890000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5948284933b4f.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/parent-and-me-yoga Date: July 29, 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 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 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: Sundials and Sunprints]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/family-art-project-sundials-and-sunprints http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/family-art-project-sundials-and-sunprints Date: July 29, 2017

Celebrate the glory of sunshine. Through handmade sundials, learn about the sun’s shadows and discover a simple and fun way to tell time. Add a traditional motto or create your own. Then, using shapes, found natural materials and special paper, create a print using only the sun’s rays.

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 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59383817ed76c.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen Date: July 29, 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.

Katie Green will share the H.C. Andersen story "Will-O'Wisp" and Peninnah Schram will share the Jewish story "The Rooster Who Would be King."

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 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77450180053711000, -73.96779632568360000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Clinton Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-clinton-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-clinton-playground Date: July 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: Clinton Playground (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.83501924189600000, -73.89810621738400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59400356cf389.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 29, 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 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 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[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: July 29, 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 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 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/2017/07/29/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/activity-table Date: July 29, 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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2017-07-29 2017-07-29 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/2017/07/29/tending-to-a-growing-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/tending-to-a-growing-garden Date: July 29, 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 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 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[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays Date: July 30, 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 July 24. We recommend that people who receive a response arrive a half-hour early before each program.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74280166626000000, -73.73590087890600000 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Sundials and Sunprints]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/family-art-project-sundials-and-sunprints http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/family-art-project-sundials-and-sunprints Date: July 30, 2017

Celebrate the glory of sunshine. Through handmade sundials, learn about the sun’s shadows and discover a simple and fun way to tell time. Add a traditional motto or create your own. Then, using shapes, found natural materials and special paper, create a print using only the sun’s rays.

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 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59383856c9377.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[The Uni Project at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street Date: July 30, 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 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 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/2017/07/30/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 30, 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 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 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/2017/07/30/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/basketball-clinic Date: July 30, 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 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.69931908735900000, -73.99871540069600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/summer-on-the-hudson-sungaze http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/summer-on-the-hudson-sungaze Date: July 30, 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 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball host by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: July 30, 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 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 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[The Amazing Michael’s Juggling Show at Fantasy Forest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-amazing-michaels-juggling-show-at-fantasy-forest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-amazing-michaels-juggling-show-at-fantasy-forest Date: July 30, 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 Michael’s Juggling Show
Michael Karas presents a world-class juggling show full of jaw-dropping stunts, exciting audience participation, and hilarious physical comedy. From balls, clubs, and rings to puppets, knives, and spinning plates, Michael will dazzle you with his incredible array of circus talents. Who knows? He may even inspire you to start juggling yourself!

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 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149d820f954.jpg Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/activity-table Date: July 30, 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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2017-07-30 2017-07-30 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/2017/07/30/tending-to-a-growing-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/tending-to-a-growing-garden Date: July 30, 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 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 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[The Amazing Michael’s Juggling Show at Fantasy Forest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-amazing-michaels-juggling-show-at-fantasy-forest1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-amazing-michaels-juggling-show-at-fantasy-forest1 Date: July 30, 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 Michael’s Juggling Show
Michael Karas presents a world-class juggling show full of jaw-dropping stunts, exciting audience participation, and hilarious physical comedy. From balls, clubs, and rings to puppets, knives, and spinning plates, Michael will dazzle you with his incredible array of circus talents. Who knows? He may even inspire you to start juggling yourself!

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 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149d820f954.jpg Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ella Enchanted]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/movies-under-the-stars-presents-ella-enchanted http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/movies-under-the-stars-presents-ella-enchanted Date: July 31, 2017

Ella is under a spell to be constantly honest, a fact she must hide from her new step family in order to protect the prince of the land.

Bring a blanket or low chair.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.69939422607422000, -73.85723114013672000 Mon, 01 May 2017 14:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Tiny Tots Stories and Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tiny-tots-stories-and-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tiny-tots-stories-and-art Date: August 1, 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 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 1, 2017

Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park! Small groups and neighbors are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c1bfe137b2e.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-storytime Date: August 1, 2017

Bring the kids to Bryant Park 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: (917) 438-5137

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f4e90fd80a7.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:30:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Puppets in the Park Presents: 'Cinderella Samba']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/puppets-in-the-park-presents-cinderella-samba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/puppets-in-the-park-presents-cinderella-samba Date: August 1, 2017

Enjoy this modern version of the classic tale set in the lush landscape of Brazil. This timeless story finds Cinderella and her prince in a samba contest at the Carnival Ball.

Bring a low chair or blanket for this fun free show!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Zoo Picnic Area

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2017-08-01 2017-08-01 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74238497758800000, -73.84913265705100000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Flushing Meadows Corona Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-flushing-meadows-corona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-flushing-meadows-corona-park Date: August 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: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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2017-08-01 2017-08-01 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74484387031200000, -73.84429931640600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940101dc356f.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[34th Precinct National Night Out Against Crime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/34th-precinct-national-night-out-against-crime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/34th-precinct-national-night-out-against-crime Date: August 1, 2017

Join the 34th Precinct for the Annual National Night Out Against Crime.

There will be prizes, Crime Prevention information, food, music, free raffles, arts and crafts, and games! This event emphasizes greatly on community partnerships and participation.

The goal is to promote police-community unity, heighten crime prevention awareness, get to know your neighbors, and send a message about neighborhood unity and safety.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 927-0576

Location: Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.86520004272461000, -73.92880249023438000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d2bfbb1346.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/basketball-clinic Date: August 1, 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 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: August 2, 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 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 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[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 2, 2017

Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park! Small groups and neighbors are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c1bfe137b2e.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Maria Hernandez Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-maria-hernandez-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-maria-hernandez-park Date: August 2, 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.


Two performances will take place, the first at 11:0am and the following at 1pm.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Maria Hernandez Park

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B016 Maria Hernandez Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.70360183715820000, -73.92340087890625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59401173ed442.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/recycle-to-art Date: August 2, 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 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Plaza Theatrical Presents Madagascar]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/plaza-theatrical-presents-madagascar http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/plaza-theatrical-presents-madagascar Date: August 2, 2017

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

Sponsored by Council Member Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.68371324794000000, -73.88562953472100000 Mon, 01 May 2017 14:30:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - The Muppets Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-picture-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-picture-show Date: August 2, 2017

Pack a picnic, bring a friend, and settle in for a movie night out on the Pier. Open captioned.

Movies are shown each Wednesday from July 5 to August 16. Movies start after sunset, at around 8:30 p.m.

Season Schedule

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c060cf455a6.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Citi Summer in the Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/citi-summer-in-the-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/citi-summer-in-the-square Date: August 3, 2017

Join us for a movie in the park and an incredible line-up of free 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, August 3 include:

  • The Karate Kid at dusk on the North Plaza
  • Yoga Vida and Dancebody teaching morning fitness 7 + 8 AM on the South Plaza
  • Suzi Shelton as the kids’ 11 AM performance
  • Peridance dancers dueling on the dueling performance stage at 5 PM

See citisummerinthesquare.nyc for the full line-up + more info on movie nights.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 10:00 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 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 7:00 am 10:00 pm 40.73658370971680000, -73.98987579345703000; 40.73500061035156000, -73.99089813232422000; 40.73669815063476600, -73.99046325683594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5949292e0c7a1.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball Date: August 3, 2017

All little ones five years old and younger are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball clinic.

  • Tots Soccer: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Pee Wee Basketball:10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Riverside Park South

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.77740097045898400, -73.99060058593750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c06815a7b40.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Underwood Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-underwood-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-underwood-park Date: August 3, 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: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Underwood Park

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B259 Underwood Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.68859863281250000, -73.96640014648438000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594012c6ecfb2.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/kids-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/kids-imaginative-arts Date: August 3, 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 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 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/2017/08/03/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/basketball-clinic Date: August 3, 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 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Jennifer’s Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-jennifers-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-jennifers-playground Date: August 4, 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: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Jennifer's Playground

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2017-08-04 2017-08-04 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.61954200000000000, -74.16254310000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940137ad8679.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/parent-and-me-yoga Date: August 5, 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 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 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[Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen Date: August 5, 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.

Karen de Mauro will share the Indian story "Great Joy" and Ron Sopyla will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Most Amazing Thing."

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 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77450180053711000, -73.96779632568360000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: August 5, 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 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 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[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: August 5, 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 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 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/2017/08/05/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/activity-table Date: August 5, 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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2017-08-05 2017-08-05 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[Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-sweet-spot-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/summer-on-the-hudson-sweet-spot-festival Date: August 5, 2017

Summer on the Hudson and Kindred Arts create a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures, and music lovers of all ages. Vibe to sounds spun by a collection of North America’s renowned sound architects.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 3:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c70cb6d9100.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The Uni Project at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/06/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/06/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street Date: August 6, 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 2017-08-06 2017-08-06 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/2017/08/06/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/06/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: August 6, 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 2017-08-06 2017-08-06 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/2017/08/06/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/06/basketball-clinic Date: August 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: 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 2017-08-06 2017-08-06 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/2017/08/06/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/06/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: August 6, 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 2017-08-06 2017-08-06 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[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/06/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/06/activity-table Date: August 6, 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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2017-08-06 2017-08-06 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[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Marion Hopkinson Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/07/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-marion-hopkinson-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/07/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-marion-hopkinson-playground Date: August 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: Marion Hopkinson Park (in Marion Hopkinson Playground)

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B110 Marion Hopkinson Playground 2017-08-07 2017-08-07 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68168586410000000, -73.91357542220000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940148fc8e52.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:45:00 EDT