NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2018 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Tue, 22 May 2018 08:28:59 GMT <![CDATA[Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/immigrants-the-roots-of-innovation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/immigrants-the-roots-of-innovation Date: June 16, 2018

It is said that the Internet is making the world a smaller place, connecting people and places that were once hugely separated by many miles and mindsets. However, the world has been getting “smaller” for years — in large part due to immigration and the free flow of ideas that come with it.

Now on view at the Conference House Park visitor center and at the Biddle House in Conference House Park, this exhibit highlights narratives of important pioneers in the fields of maritime navigation and communication so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” slowly but surely over centuries by learning how to travel vast oceans. The exhibit also includes a selection of devices, navigational maps and prints from the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication (located in Rosebank, S.I.), devoted to preserving and displaying devices and equipment that were used over the years to navigate waters worldwide. This exhibit also includes a working model of a dry dock.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park),H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-06-16 2018-06-16 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000; 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a567c140c0a5.jpg Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:14:44 EST
<![CDATA[5th Annual Family Fitness Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/5th-annual-family-fitness-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/5th-annual-family-fitness-festival Date: June 16, 2018

Enjoy some fun and healthy activities for the entire family! There will be free cooking demos, fitness demos, sports & games for the kids, arts & crafts, face painting, and free raffles and giveaways.

It's important a family makes staying healthy fun! This way it will be a part of a regular lifestyle. When adults workout and eat healthy, children are more likely to follow in their footsteps. The entire family will be engaged for the day, learning how to cook a healthy meal, creating their own fruit creature and participating in relay races.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-06-16 2018-06-16 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad4bccdd717b.jpg Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:44:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Means of Production / Methods of Repair with Pam Reyes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/saturday-sculpture-workshop-means-of-production-methods-of-repair-with-pam-reyes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/saturday-sculpture-workshop-means-of-production-methods-of-repair-with-pam-reyes Date: June 16, 2018

Come learn the ancient art of weaving in this creative and practical workshop! Use this new skill to create a beautiful wall-hanging or apply it as a method for repairing clothes, such as worn out socks and ripped flannels. We invite you to bring clothes that are in need of minor repair and we’ll show you how weaving can breathe new life into your old favorites!

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-06-16 2018-06-16 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Wed, 09 May 2018 16:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Junior Pollinators Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/junior-pollinators-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/junior-pollinators-walk Date: June 16, 2018

Our youngest visitors and their families are encouraged to join an expedition to hunt for colorful flowers and their creature pollinators in the gardens.

Kids aged four and older are welcome with an adult.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-16 2018-06-16 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecb477701bd.jpg Wed, 09 May 2018 13:29:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Photography Scavenger Hunt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/family-photography-scavenger-hunt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/family-photography-scavenger-hunt Date: June 16, 2018

Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon of family fun as we go on a scavenger hunt using digital cameras or smartphones. Bring your own digital camera and smartphones.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: 43rd Street and Seventh Avenue (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2018-06-16 2018-06-16 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.64636741800000000, -74.00180339810000000 Tue, 08 May 2018 12:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/family-day Date: June 16, 2018

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show, a photo booth, music, and more! Come experience our interactive science station with the STEAM Wagon from Staten Island MakerSpace!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Pomonok Playground

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Q329 Pomonok Playground 2018-06-16 2018-06-16 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.73609924316406000, -73.81390380859375000 Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: June 16, 2018

Kids create fun paper crafts as gifts and to take home.

  • May: Mother's Day Greeting Cards and Art Inspired by May
  • June: Paper Plate Sun Summer Crafts

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 2018-06-16 2018-06-16 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 07 May 2018 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park Date: June 16, 2018

Join us for fun farm art projects that you can create and take home! All ages are welcome.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-16 2018-06-16 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7cf950380.png Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/family-camping-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/family-camping-staten-island Date: June 16, 2018

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

Please note: Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your family into the lottery, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Registration opens on June 6.

We'll bring tents!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 967-3452

Location: Willowbrook Park

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2018-06-16 2018-06-16 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.60359954833984400, -74.15840148925781000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1d3b088e6a.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 12:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/movies-under-the-stars-dr-suess-the-cat-in-the-hat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/movies-under-the-stars-dr-suess-the-cat-in-the-hat Date: June 16, 2018

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

Live-action version of the kids' book about a pesky kitty.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Arthur Von Briesen Park (in Von Briesen Park)

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R059 Von Briesen Park 2018-06-16 2018-06-16 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.60770034790039000, -74.05889892578125000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adfbf249a85d.jpg Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/movies-under-the-stars-black-panther http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/movies-under-the-stars-black-panther Date: June 16, 2018

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

A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa that has hidden itself away from the rest of the world. Now, he must face a dissident who wants to sell the country's natural resources to fund an uprising.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Bloomingdale Park

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2018-06-16 2018-06-16 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.53219985961914000, -74.20950317382812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adfbdaf8e83d.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 15:59:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/16/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle Date: June 16, 2018

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

In this update of the wonderful 1995 adventure, four high school kids discover and that you don't just play Jumanji - you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves - or they'll be stuck in the game forever. This hilarious film stars, Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Jack Black.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Amersfort Park

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B002 Amersfort Park 2018-06-16 2018-06-16 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.62870025634765600, -73.93900299072266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ade2b57d11dc.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 15:59:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Pollinator Bats and Nocturnal Flowers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/family-art-project-pollinator-bats-and-nocturnal-flowers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/family-art-project-pollinator-bats-and-nocturnal-flowers Date: June 17, 2018

Thirsty at night? Some pollinators are, like the shy bat. Luckily for the bat, species like mango, cacao, banana, guava, and agave rely on bats to pollinate their flowers. Take part in an interactive project painting nocturnal flowers in fluorescent colors to add to a night-garden, “glow room” installation. Then make a furry, handmade, paper-puppet bat to fly in the dayglo garden for a nectar feast at night.

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 2018-06-17 2018-06-17 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecb5c2323d4.jpg Thu, 10 May 2018 15:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Pollination Headquarters]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/pollination-headquarters http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/pollination-headquarters Date: June 17, 2018

See butterfly and insect displays, learn about self-guided activities, take home pollinator-friendly plant lists, join pollinator walks, share your observations, and check out our “bee hotel” in the Flower Garden.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-17 2018-06-17 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecb64db2d5b.jpg Thu, 10 May 2018 15:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: June 17, 2018

Take a self-guided tour through the Urban Farm to see the variety of fruits and vegetables that we are growing this season. Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-17 2018-06-17 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Saltwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/saltwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/saltwater-fishing Date: June 17, 2018

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.

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: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1444

Location: East 10th Street and FDR Drive (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)

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M144 John V. Lindsay East River Park 2018-06-17 2018-06-17 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.72394953845400000, -73.97321319580100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1d463c0927.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Junior Pollinators Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/junior-pollinators-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/junior-pollinators-walk Date: June 17, 2018

Our youngest visitors and their families are encouraged to join an expedition to hunt for colorful flowers and their creature pollinators in the gardens.

Ages four and older are welcome with an adult.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-17 2018-06-17 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecb81a83d6d.jpg Thu, 10 May 2018 15:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Hike: All About Ants]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/discovery-hike-all-about-ants http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/discovery-hike-all-about-ants Date: June 17, 2018

Our Discovery Hike is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and have fun. Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City

Although ants are frustrating when they get into your home or when you’re having a picnic, ants do help the environment. They are social insects, which means they live in large colonies or groups. Depending on the species, ant colonies can consist of millions of ants.

Join the Urban Park Rangers on our discovery hike and find out some interesting facts about these small insects.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2018-06-17 2018-06-17 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.60469818115234400, -73.92980194091797000 Tue, 08 May 2018 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: June 17, 2018

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: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2018-06-17 2018-06-17 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:46 EST
<![CDATA[Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/family-day Date: June 17, 2018

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman in a a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show, a photo booth, and more!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2018-06-17 2018-06-17 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.72269821166992000, -73.82700347900390000 Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Father's Day Film Screening: Zootopia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/fathers-day-film-screening-zootopia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/fathers-day-film-screening-zootopia Date: June 17, 2018

The Lewis H. Latimer House Museum is hosting a free screening of Zootopia on Father's Day. This 2016 Disney animation entertains and offers a tool for parents to start the conversation with children about some serious issues related to racism.

The event is free. RSVP required.

The 2018 Race and Immigration Film Series is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 961-8585

Location: Lewis H Latimer House

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Q497 Lewis H Latimer House 2018-06-17 2018-06-17 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.76610183715800000, -73.82959747314500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afc90a924d1e.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 15:44:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Tide Pool Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/tide-pool-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/17/tide-pool-exploration Date: June 17, 2018

Tides play an important part in the diversity of our coastal shorelines. Our Urban Park Rangers will explore the shores of Orchard Beach to explore the variety of marine life that has made its way ashore.

Start time: 11:00 pm

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2018-06-17 2018-06-17 11:00 pm 12:30 pm 40.87039947509765600, -73.78669738769531000 Fri, 18 May 2018 16:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Kid's Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/19/kids-le-petit-art-dioramas-and-3d-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/19/kids-le-petit-art-dioramas-and-3d-art Date: June 19, 2018

Kids create adorable miniature art as gifts for others, or to keep. Parents and kids may participate together.

April: Rain Diorama
May: Painted Pasta Necklace or Bracelet Pendent
June: Plastic Container Maracas

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 2018-06-19 2018-06-19 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:44:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Sign Language Class with Baby Fingers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/19/sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/19/sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers Date: June 19, 2018

Learn American Sign Language through songs and play with other parents, educators, and/or children close to your child’s age. Go home each week with new vocabulary and new tunes to enhance communication between you and your child!

Whether you intend to incorporate sign language in your life for the long term or simply during this pre-verbal/developing verbal time, watch in awe as your child discovers the world of language. See the research come to life, as music and sign language both aid in the development of language and literacy. Baby Fingers programs incorporate the research supporting the benefits of sign language at all ages and stages, for children with and without special needs.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-06-19 2018-06-19 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5944219cf25cc.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/20/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/20/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: June 20, 2018

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.

Adults must be present throughout the class.

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

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 2018-06-20 2018-06-20 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/20/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/20/recycle-to-art Date: June 20, 2018

Learn to make really cute art out of recyclable materials.

  • May: Painted pasta pendant necklace or bracelet
  • June: Plastic container maracas

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 2018-06-20 2018-06-20 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 07 May 2018 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/20/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/20/farm-open-hours Date: June 20, 2018

Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, our farm demonstrates the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens. Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-06-20 2018-06-20 3:30 pm 5:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a8c48f601150.JPG Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/21/summer-in-the-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/21/summer-in-the-square Date: June 21, 2018

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

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

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M089 Union Square Park 2018-06-21 2018-06-21 7:00 am 8:30 pm 40.73658370971680000, -73.98987579345703000; 40.73500061035156000, -73.99089813232422000; 40.73669815063476600, -73.99046325683594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa0040d6e4d3.gif Mon, 07 May 2018 08:43:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/21/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/21/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live Date: June 21, 2018

Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories and sing-along encouragement on our comfy and danceable turf lawn by the big locomotive.

This event is great for kids aged 5 years and under! Wear sunscreen or bring shade.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-06-21 2018-06-21 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.77471985104800000, -73.99253714084600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da2548ef64.jpg Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:44:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/21/kids-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/21/kids-imaginative-arts Date: June 21, 2018

Children will use their imagination and curiosity, and explore ideas for self expression to create themed artwork.

April: Showers - Painted Art and Pastel Art
May: Mother's Day Parchment Paper Greeting Cards 2D and 3D Floral Art
June: Father's Day Parchment Paper Greeting Cards and Painted Rocks

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 2018-06-21 2018-06-21 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Plaza Theatrical Presents The Wizard of Oz]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/21/plaza-theatrical-presents-the-wizard-of-oz http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/21/plaza-theatrical-presents-the-wizard-of-oz Date: June 21, 2018

Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion as they come to life in this theatrical performance of the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz.

Sponsored by Council Member Eric A. Ulrich.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Sobelsohn Playground (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2018-06-21 2018-06-21 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70953331463500000, -73.83608686924000000 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:59:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Capoeira in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/21/capoeira-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/21/capoeira-in-the-park Date: June 21, 2018

Led by expert instructors, this series introduces participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira and it's history.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Lawn east of Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-06-21 2018-06-21 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.89110682274000000, -73.89625668525700000 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:59:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/22/seasonal-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/22/seasonal-arts-and-crafts Date: June 22, 2018

Kids create fun art inspired by the season, using various materials and techniques. Techniques include:

  • April - Painted Rocks
  • May - Kid's Hand Flowering Tree
  • June - Magnet Art

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 2018-06-22 2018-06-22 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 03 May 2018 14:14:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Skate Night on the Upper East Side!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/22/skate-night-on-the-upper-east-side http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/22/skate-night-on-the-upper-east-side Date: June 22, 2018

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Ben Kallos in a fun skate night at the park. Dance and enjoy an outdoor roller skating night with a live DJ and more!

Skates will be provided. Feel free to bring your own skates.

Family Session // 5:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Adult Session // 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Important Note: Please register for only one of the two sessions listed above. If you register for both sessions, you will be randomly dropped from one of the sessions.

This event is sponsored by Council Member Ben Kallos.

Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 212.408.0243

Location: Stanley Isaacs Playground

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2018-06-22 2018-06-22 5:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.78269525700400000, -73.94458248088100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adf7892920aa.jpg Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/22/family-camping-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/22/family-camping-manhattan Date: June 22, 2018

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

Please note: Family Camping programs take place in all five boroughs, but space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Registration opens on Wednesday, June 13.

We'll bring tents!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 360-1444

Location: Central Park

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-22 2018-06-22 7:00 pm 7:00 am 40.77959823608398400, -73.96939849853516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1d53283aba.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie: Sponge Out of Water]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/22/movies-under-the-stars-the-spongebob-squarepants-movie-sponge-out-of-water http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/22/movies-under-the-stars-the-spongebob-squarepants-movie-sponge-out-of-water Date: June 22, 2018

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

SpongeBob and Plankton form an alliance to recover the secret recipe for Krabby Patties, which has been stolen by the pirate Burger Beard. Their search eventually leads them to the real world, where they become superheroes.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Seaside Wildlife Nature Park

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R145 Seaside Wildlife Nature Park 2018-06-22 2018-06-22 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.54041126733600000, -74.14245438575800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adfc04b928c9.jpg Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Yogi Bear]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/22/movies-under-the-stars-yogi-bear http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/22/movies-under-the-stars-yogi-bear Date: June 22, 2018

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

Yogi Bear (voiced by Dan Aykroyd), Boo Boo and Ranger Rick must save Jellystone Park from Mayor Brown, who wants to sell the property due to low attendance.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2018-06-22 2018-06-22 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.64089965820312500, -74.13580322265625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adfc10bc55a3.jpg Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[12th Annual Rockstock and Barrels Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/rockstock-and-barrels http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/rockstock-and-barrels Date: June 23, 2018

Rockaway rocks with family fun at the 12th Annual Rockstock and Barrels Festival, which includes surf contests, a local arts and crafts shopping village, skateboard demos, and live music.

Sponsored by Boarders Surf Shop, St James Clothing, and Red Bull

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 90th Street (in Rockaway Beach)

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Q164 Rockaway Beach 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.58432388305700000, -73.81228637695300000 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:59:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Butterfly Habitat Hats]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/family-art-project-butterfly-habitat-hats http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/family-art-project-butterfly-habitat-hats Date: June 23, 2018

See them and sketch them flying among the meadow grasses or on the butterfly bush in Wave Hill’s Flower Garden. Learn about the life cycle of local butterfly species and the conditions they need in order to survive. Then make a richly textured butterfly-habitat hat filled with flowers and insects in an active landscape.

Free, and admissions 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 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecb9aaaecec.jpg Thu, 10 May 2018 15:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Kickoff]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/summer-kickoff http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/summer-kickoff Date: June 23, 2018

Join us in the Rockaways for a fun-filled day for families to enjoy! There will be inflatables, Parks' Playmobile, arts and crafts, music, and refreshments.

Sponsored by Councilman Eric A. Ulrich.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q163 Rockaway Beach Boardwalk 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.57970046997100000, -73.82969665527300000 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:59:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: June 23, 2018

Take a self-guided tour through the Urban Farm to see the variety of fruits and vegetables that we are growing this season. Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Baylander Billion Oyster Project Presentation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/summer-on-the-hudson-baylander-billion-oyster-project-presentation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/summer-on-the-hudson-baylander-billion-oyster-project-presentation Date: June 23, 2018

Come see and learn about the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. It's the latest effort to restore our harbor!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.81880187988300000, -73.96109771728500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da3f20803e.jpg Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:59:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/immigrants-the-roots-of-innovation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/immigrants-the-roots-of-innovation Date: June 23, 2018

It is said that the Internet is making the world a smaller place, connecting people and places that were once hugely separated by many miles and mindsets. However, the world has been getting “smaller” for years — in large part due to immigration and the free flow of ideas that come with it.

Now on view at the Conference House Park visitor center and at the Biddle House in Conference House Park, this exhibit highlights narratives of important pioneers in the fields of maritime navigation and communication so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” slowly but surely over centuries by learning how to travel vast oceans. The exhibit also includes a selection of devices, navigational maps and prints from the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication (located in Rosebank, S.I.), devoted to preserving and displaying devices and equipment that were used over the years to navigate waters worldwide. This exhibit also includes a working model of a dry dock.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park),H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000; 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a567c140c0a5.jpg Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:14:44 EST
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Oaxaca Marionettes with Megan Basaldua]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/saturday-sculpture-workshop-oaxaca-marionettes-with-megan-basaldua http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/saturday-sculpture-workshop-oaxaca-marionettes-with-megan-basaldua Date: June 23, 2018

Travel with us to Oaxaca, Mexico for the day to create alebrije marionettes from recycled materials! Alebrijes are colorfully patterned, never-before-seen creatures that appeared in artists’ dreams and were later carved in wood for remembrance. This is a chance for participants to bring to life their own creations, whether it is an imaginary friend, a creature from a dream, or a new combination of animals you’ve always wanted to see!

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Wed, 09 May 2018 16:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Woodlands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/science-in-the-park-woodlands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/science-in-the-park-woodlands Date: June 23, 2018

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park. Topics include water, animal adaptations, engineering and flight.

This series will not take place on Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.74020004272461000, -73.74960327148438000 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Seining]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/seining http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/seining Date: June 23, 2018

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: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.60269927978515600, -73.93350219726562000 Tue, 08 May 2018 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/family-day Date: June 23, 2018

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman in a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show, a photo booth, and more!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Electric Playground

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Q342 Electric Playground 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.73590087890625000, -73.80539703369140000 Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: June 23, 2018

Kids create fun paper crafts as gifts and to take home.

  • May: Mother's Day Greeting Cards and Art Inspired by May
  • June: Paper Plate Sun Summer Crafts

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 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 07 May 2018 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park Date: June 23, 2018

Join us for fun farm art projects that you can create and take home! All ages are welcome.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7cf950380.png Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Butterfly Habitat Hats]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/family-art-project-butterfly-habitat-hats http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/family-art-project-butterfly-habitat-hats Date: June 24, 2018

See them and sketch them flying among the meadow grasses or on the butterfly bush in Wave Hill’s Flower Garden.

Learn about the life cycle of local butterfly species and the conditions they need in order to survive. Then make a richly textured butterfly-habitat hat filled with flowers and insects in an active landscape.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecba6e445db.jpg Thu, 10 May 2018 15:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: June 24, 2018

Take a self-guided tour through the Urban Farm to see the variety of fruits and vegetables that we are growing this season. Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/summer-on-the-hudson-sun-gaze-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/summer-on-the-hudson-sun-gaze-sundays Date: June 24, 2018

The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun and see sunspots and prominences under a summer sky.

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 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96c65a480e.JPG Thu, 03 May 2018 14:59:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: June 24, 2018

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: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:46 EST
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Bay Waters]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/science-in-the-park-baywaters http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/science-in-the-park-baywaters Date: June 24, 2018

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Little Bay Park. We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots will be provided.

Optional registration.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.78898561356900000, -73.79389047622700000 Fri, 11 May 2018 15:14:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Woodlands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/science-in-the-park-woodlands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/science-in-the-park-woodlands Date: June 24, 2018

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park. Topics include water, animal adaptations, engineering and flight.

This series will not take place on Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.74020004272461000, -73.74960327148438000 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle Date: June 24, 2018

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

In this update of the wonderful 1995 adventure, four high school kids discover and that you don't just play Jumanji - you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves - or they'll be stuck in the game forever. This hilarious film stars, Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Jack Black.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Sheepshead Playground

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B239 Sheepshead Playground 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.58895168800000000, -73.94020148590000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ade2b57d11dc.jpg Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:59:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: June 26, 2018

Kids can hit the courts in Brooklyn’s Backyard all summer long! From June through August, children ages 6-16 are invited to Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer Youth Program at the Prospect Park Tennis Center. Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.

Act fast! Registration for this popular program is now open and a limited number of slots are available! Register today.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 436-2500 x 305

Location: Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)

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B068 Parade Ground 2018-06-26 2018-06-26 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[School's Out Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/schools-out-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/schools-out-festival Date: June 26, 2018

Celebrate the start of summer fun at Parks at our fun-filled School's Out Festival with inflatables, games, face painting, music, popcorn, and more!

Sponsored by Councilman Donovan Richards.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Conch Playground

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2018-06-26 2018-06-26 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.59614832799300000, -73.78073728755800000 Mon, 07 May 2018 15:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Kid's Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/kids-le-petit-art-dioramas-and-3d-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/kids-le-petit-art-dioramas-and-3d-art Date: June 26, 2018

Kids create adorable miniature art as gifts for others, or to keep. Parents and kids may participate together.

April: Rain Diorama
May: Painted Pasta Necklace or Bracelet Pendent
June: Plastic Container Maracas

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 2018-06-26 2018-06-26 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:44:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Sign Language Class with Baby Fingers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers Date: June 26, 2018

Learn American Sign Language through songs and play with other parents, educators, and/or children close to your child’s age. Go home each week with new vocabulary and new tunes to enhance communication between you and your child!

Whether you intend to incorporate sign language in your life for the long term or simply during this pre-verbal/developing verbal time, watch in awe as your child discovers the world of language. See the research come to life, as music and sign language both aid in the development of language and literacy. Baby Fingers programs incorporate the research supporting the benefits of sign language at all ages and stages, for children with and without special needs.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-06-26 2018-06-26 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5944219cf25cc.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/27/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/27/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: June 27, 2018

Kids can hit the courts in Brooklyn’s Backyard all summer long! From June through August, children ages 6-16 are invited to Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer Youth Program at the Prospect Park Tennis Center. Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.

Act fast! Registration for this popular program is now open and a limited number of slots are available! Register today.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 436-2500 x 305

Location: Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)

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B068 Parade Ground 2018-06-27 2018-06-27 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/27/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/27/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: June 27, 2018

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.

Adults must be present throughout the class.

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

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 2018-06-27 2018-06-27 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/27/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/27/recycle-to-art Date: June 27, 2018

Learn to make really cute art out of recyclable materials.

  • May: Painted pasta pendant necklace or bracelet
  • June: Plastic container maracas

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 2018-06-27 2018-06-27 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 07 May 2018 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/27/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/27/farm-open-hours Date: June 27, 2018

Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, our farm demonstrates the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens. Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-06-27 2018-06-27 3:30 pm 5:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a8c48f601150.JPG Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/summer-in-the-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/summer-in-the-square Date: June 28, 2018

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

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

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M089 Union Square Park 2018-06-28 2018-06-28 7:00 am 8:30 pm 40.73658370971680000, -73.98987579345703000; 40.73500061035156000, -73.99089813232422000; 40.73669815063476600, -73.99046325683594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa0040d6e4d3.gif Mon, 07 May 2018 08:43:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: June 28, 2018

Kids can hit the courts in Brooklyn’s Backyard all summer long! From June through August, children ages 6-16 are invited to Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer Youth Program at the Prospect Park Tennis Center. Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.

Act fast! Registration for this popular program is now open and a limited number of slots are available! Register today.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 436-2500 x 305

Location: Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)

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B068 Parade Ground 2018-06-28 2018-06-28 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live Date: June 28, 2018

Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories and sing-along encouragement on our comfy and danceable turf lawn by the big locomotive.

This event is great for kids aged 5 years and under! Wear sunscreen or bring shade.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-06-28 2018-06-28 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.77471985104800000, -73.99253714084600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da2548ef64.jpg Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:44:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/kids-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/kids-imaginative-arts Date: June 28, 2018

Children will use their imagination and curiosity, and explore ideas for self expression to create themed artwork.

April: Showers - Painted Art and Pastel Art
May: Mother's Day Parchment Paper Greeting Cards 2D and 3D Floral Art
June: Father's Day Parchment Paper Greeting Cards and Painted Rocks

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 2018-06-28 2018-06-28 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Capoeira in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/capoeira-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/capoeira-in-the-park Date: June 28, 2018

Led by expert instructors, this series introduces participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira and it's history.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Lawn east of Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-06-28 2018-06-28 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.89110682274000000, -73.89625668525700000 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:59:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/movies-under-the-stars-despicable-me-3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/movies-under-the-stars-despicable-me-3 Date: June 28, 2018

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

Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

Come early! Before this screening we will have activities related to the movie.

Know Before You Go:

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

Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Chelsea Park

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M011 Chelsea Park 2018-06-28 2018-06-28 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.74990081787109400, -74.00060272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9f23c71bf4.png Tue, 15 May 2018 10:44:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Nights in Rockaway - Star Wars: The Last Jedi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/movie-nights-in-rockaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/28/movie-nights-in-rockaway Date: June 28, 2018

Join us for a free movie at the beach!

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017, PG-13, 152 minutes)

Luke Skywalker's peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her desire to learn the ways of the Jedi forces Luke to make a decision that changes their lives forever. Meanwhile, Kylo Ren and General Hux lead the First Order in an all-out assault against Leia and the Resistance for supremacy of the galaxy.

Bring a low chair or blanket and enjoy the show!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2018-06-28 2018-06-28 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad0e795b71e1.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/29/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/29/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: June 29, 2018

Kids can hit the courts in Brooklyn’s Backyard all summer long! From June through August, children ages 6-16 are invited to Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer Youth Program at the Prospect Park Tennis Center. Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.

Act fast! Registration for this popular program is now open and a limited number of slots are available! Register today.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 436-2500 x 305

Location: Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)

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B068 Parade Ground 2018-06-29 2018-06-29 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/29/seasonal-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/29/seasonal-arts-and-crafts Date: June 29, 2018

Kids create fun art inspired by the season, using various materials and techniques. Techniques include:

  • April - Painted Rocks
  • May - Kid's Hand Flowering Tree
  • June - Magnet Art

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 2018-06-29 2018-06-29 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 03 May 2018 14:14:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Spider-Man: Homecoming]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/29/movies-under-the-stars-spiderman-homecoming http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/29/movies-under-the-stars-spiderman-homecoming Date: June 29, 2018

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

Spider-Man learns the ropes of being a superhero under the tutelage of Tony Stark, all while juggling his responsibilities as high schooler Peter Parker. Eager to prove himself to Stark, Parker soon gets tangled up with a villain known as the Vulture.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2018-06-29 2018-06-29 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.60267767781100000, -74.15647268295300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adfc350a361b.jpg Fri, 27 Apr 2018 09:44:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Love-a-Tree Canvas Bags]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/family-art-project-loveatree-canvas-bags http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/family-art-project-loveatree-canvas-bags Date: June 30, 2018

Trees give us so much—shade, beauty, and food, even oxygen. Why not make more of them and showcase them on a classy canvas bag! Use stencils and fabric paints in the form of sprays, stamps and crayons to make tree art on your own reusable bag and honor the natural areas in the Bronx that nourish us with breathing space.

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 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecbb3a700b4.jpg Thu, 10 May 2018 15:29:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Ride]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/learn-to-ride http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/learn-to-ride Date: June 30, 2018

Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages 5 or older, how to ride a two-wheeler.

Please pre-register at bike.nyc/education/classes/learn-to-ride-kids.

For accessibility information, contact Shawn James three days before event at (718) 393-7370.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Norelli- Hargreaves Playground

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2018-06-30 2018-06-30 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.69057738232600000, -73.80899920403400000 Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: June 30, 2018

Take a self-guided tour through the Urban Farm to see the variety of fruits and vegetables that we are growing this season. Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/immigrants-the-roots-of-innovation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/immigrants-the-roots-of-innovation Date: June 30, 2018

It is said that the Internet is making the world a smaller place, connecting people and places that were once hugely separated by many miles and mindsets. However, the world has been getting “smaller” for years — in large part due to immigration and the free flow of ideas that come with it.

Now on view at the Conference House Park visitor center and at the Biddle House in Conference House Park, this exhibit highlights narratives of important pioneers in the fields of maritime navigation and communication so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” slowly but surely over centuries by learning how to travel vast oceans. The exhibit also includes a selection of devices, navigational maps and prints from the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication (located in Rosebank, S.I.), devoted to preserving and displaying devices and equipment that were used over the years to navigate waters worldwide. This exhibit also includes a working model of a dry dock.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park),H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000; 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a567c140c0a5.jpg Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:14:44 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: June 30, 2018

Kids create fun paper crafts as gifts and to take home.

  • May: Mother's Day Greeting Cards and Art Inspired by May
  • June: Paper Plate Sun Summer Crafts

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 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 07 May 2018 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park Date: June 30, 2018

Join us for fun farm art projects that you can create and take home! All ages are welcome.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7cf950380.png Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle1 Date: June 30, 2018

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

Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adfc3ed9a2dd.jpg Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: A League of Their Own]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-a-league-of-their-own http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-a-league-of-their-own Date: June 30, 2018

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

A look at the first women's professional baseball league focuses on the rivalry between sisters on the same team, and their washed up, hard-drinking coach

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Schmul Park

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R045 Schmul Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.58990097045900000, -74.18769836425800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adfc4b3378ed.jpg Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 1, 2018

Take a self-guided tour through the Urban Farm to see the variety of fruits and vegetables that we are growing this season. Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: July 1, 2018

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: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:46 EST
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: July 2, 2018

Kids can hit the courts in Brooklyn’s Backyard all summer long! From June through August, children ages 6-16 are invited to Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer Youth Program at the Prospect Park Tennis Center. Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.

Act fast! Registration for this popular program is now open and a limited number of slots are available! Register today.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 436-2500 x 305

Location: Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)

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B068 Parade Ground 2018-07-02 2018-07-02 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: July 3, 2018

Kids can hit the courts in Brooklyn’s Backyard all summer long! From June through August, children ages 6-16 are invited to Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer Youth Program at the Prospect Park Tennis Center. Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.

Act fast! Registration for this popular program is now open and a limited number of slots are available! Register today.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 436-2500 x 305

Location: Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)

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B068 Parade Ground 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Sign Language Class with Baby Fingers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers Date: July 3, 2018

Learn American Sign Language through songs and play with other parents, educators, and/or children close to your child’s age. Go home each week with new vocabulary and new tunes to enhance communication between you and your child!

Whether you intend to incorporate sign language in your life for the long term or simply during this pre-verbal/developing verbal time, watch in awe as your child discovers the world of language. See the research come to life, as music and sign language both aid in the development of language and literacy. Baby Fingers programs incorporate the research supporting the benefits of sign language at all ages and stages, for children with and without special needs.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5944219cf25cc.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/frogwatch-usa-in-the-greenbelt-monthly-monitoring-sessions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/frogwatch-usa-in-the-greenbelt-monthly-monitoring-sessions Date: July 3, 2018

We will hike within the Greenbelt to listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative. This program is suitable for ages 8+.

Please bring a headlamp or flashlight.

Please note: Registration is required. To register, please email naturecenture@sigreenbelt.org or call (718) 351-3450.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa016921ec8a.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: July 4, 2018

Kids can hit the courts in Brooklyn’s Backyard all summer long! From June through August, children ages 6-16 are invited to Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer Youth Program at the Prospect Park Tennis Center. Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.

Act fast! Registration for this popular program is now open and a limited number of slots are available! Register today.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 436-2500 x 305

Location: Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)

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B068 Parade Ground 2018-07-04 2018-07-04 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: July 4, 2018

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.

Adults must be present throughout the class.

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

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 2018-07-04 2018-07-04 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/farm-open-hours Date: July 4, 2018

Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, our farm demonstrates the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens. Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-07-04 2018-07-04 3:30 pm 5:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a8c48f601150.JPG Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/05/summer-in-the-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/05/summer-in-the-square Date: July 5, 2018

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

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

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M089 Union Square Park 2018-07-05 2018-07-05 7:00 am 8:30 pm 40.73658370971680000, -73.98987579345703000; 40.73500061035156000, -73.99089813232422000; 40.73669815063476600, -73.99046325683594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa0040d6e4d3.gif Mon, 07 May 2018 08:43:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/05/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/05/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: July 5, 2018

Kids can hit the courts in Brooklyn’s Backyard all summer long! From June through August, children ages 6-16 are invited to Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer Youth Program at the Prospect Park Tennis Center. Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.

Act fast! Registration for this popular program is now open and a limited number of slots are available! Register today.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 436-2500 x 305

Location: Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)

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B068 Parade Ground 2018-07-05 2018-07-05 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Children's Performance Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/05/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/05/summer-on-the-hudson-childrens-performance-series Date: July 5, 2018

This children's series features music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen!

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

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 2018-07-05 2018-07-05 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9daa6f188e9.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:29:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: July 6, 2018

Kids can hit the courts in Brooklyn’s Backyard all summer long! From June through August, children ages 6-16 are invited to Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer Youth Program at the Prospect Park Tennis Center. Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.

Act fast! Registration for this popular program is now open and a limited number of slots are available! Register today.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 436-2500 x 305

Location: Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)

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B068 Parade Ground 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 7, 2018

Take a self-guided tour through the Urban Farm to see the variety of fruits and vegetables that we are growing this season. Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Hands On History: Become an American Revolution Spy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/hands-on-history-become-an-american-revolution-spy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/hands-on-history-become-an-american-revolution-spy Date: July 7, 2018

Start your career in espionage at King Manor and come learn about the Culper Spy Ring, which operated here on Long Island during the American Revolution. Discover all the daring ways the first American spies kept their secrets and send a secret message by making your own Caesar cipher. Then visit the rest of the museum and learn about Rufus King - Founding Father and early voice in the anti-slavery movement.

Recommended for ages 3 and up, adults also welcome!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:44:52 EST
<![CDATA[Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park Date: July 7, 2018

Join us for fun farm art projects that you can create and take home! All ages are welcome.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7cf950380.png Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 8, 2018

Take a self-guided tour through the Urban Farm to see the variety of fruits and vegetables that we are growing this season. Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: July 8, 2018

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: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:46 EST