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 Mon, 25 Jun 2018 05:42:22 GMT <![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/parent-and-me-yoga Date: August 4, 2018

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

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

Please note: The ground is sloped and there are uneven spots. In case of rain or wet ground, this event will be cancelled.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-08-04 2018-08-04 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5727c6e903b5c.jpg Tue, 22 May 2018 16:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods Date: August 4, 2018

Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community.

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.

Details

Meet: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues). Map of start location
Terrain: Uneven, with hills and stairs
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in and to pick up Discovery Kits.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-08-04 2018-08-04 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b29d5675251b.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: August 4, 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 2018-08-04 2018-08-04 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[Bryant Park Reading Room Kids: Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/bryant-park-reading-room-kids-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/bryant-park-reading-room-kids-arts-and-crafts Date: August 4, 2018

Enjoy arts and crafts classes with Private Picassos on Saturdays from 1:00pm-1:45pm, immediately following Reading Room Kids. These creative classes are perfect for little hands, ages 1-10. Materials provided, and are washable, but kids should wear clothes that can get messy.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-08-04 2018-08-04 1:00 pm 1:45 pm 40.75411674857600000, -73.98336881399200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2d714e830f9.jpg Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:44:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/le-carrousel-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/le-carrousel-storytime Date: August 4, 2018

Cali Co Cat and her carousel pals get you jumpin’ and leapin’ with fun, games, and stories to boot.

Le Carrousel programs are subject to change.

Weather permitting.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-08-04 2018-08-04 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.75329971313500000, -73.98400115966800000 Thu, 07 Jun 2018 09:44:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods1 Date: August 4, 2018

Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community.

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.

Details

Meet: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues). Map of start location
Terrain: Uneven, with hills and stairs
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in and to pick up Discovery Kits.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-08-04 2018-08-04 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b29d5675251b.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Hands On History: Games Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/hands-on-history-games-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/hands-on-history-games-day Date: August 4, 2018

Join us at King Manor for fun and games on the grounds. We’ll be trying our hand at toys children would have played with over 200 years ago, and learning all the ways they kept themselves busy without modern technology. 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: 7182060545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2018-08-04 2018-08-04 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 Fri, 25 May 2018 14:59:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park Date: August 4, 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 2018-08-04 2018-08-04 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[Watercolor Workshop: On the Farm]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/watercolor-workshop-on-the-farm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/04/watercolor-workshop-on-the-farm Date: August 4, 2018

In this seasonal series of classes, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This workshop will take place on the QBG Farm and draw inspiration from the various vegetables grown like eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, and the pollinator garden that surrounds the farm’s perimeter.

Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by a participating adult).

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-08-04 2018-08-04 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0ef52c5e27d.JPG Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/05/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/05/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: August 5, 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 2018-08-05 2018-08-05 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[Seasonal Garden Tour: Dye Plants]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/05/seasonal-garden-tour-dye-plant http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/05/seasonal-garden-tour-dye-plant Date: August 5, 2018

Visit the Herb Garden and QBG Farm, and learn about the plants we use to create botanical dyes.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-08-05 2018-08-05 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0ef7a19d620.JPG Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/05/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/05/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: August 5, 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 2018-08-05 2018-08-05 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[Le Carrousel Magique]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/05/le-carrousel-magique http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/05/le-carrousel-magique Date: August 5, 2018

Voila! The world’s best magicians perform fun-filled tricks for kids of all ages! Featuring:

  • June 10 Ben Nemzer
  • June 17 Jeff Moche
  • June 24 R.J. Lewis
  • July 1 R.J. Lewis
  • July 8 Chris Capehart
  • July 15 R.J. Lewis
  • July 22 Chris Capehart
  • July 29 Lee Barrett
  • August 5 Ben Nemzer

Produced in partnership with www.mondaynightmagic.com

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-08-05 2018-08-05 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75329971313500000, -73.98400115966800000 Mon, 04 Jun 2018 03:29:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night at Randall's Island Park - Coco]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/05/outdoor-movie-night-at-randalls-island-park-coco http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/05/outdoor-movie-night-at-randalls-island-park-coco Date: August 5, 2018

Coco is a Disney Pixar animated film that tells the story of 12 year-old Miguel Rivera who is accidentally transported to the land of the dead. His love of music along with the help of new friend Héctor takes him on a journey that reveals the true story behind the history of his family.

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

Location: Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-08-05 2018-08-05 8:15 pm 10:00 pm 40.78372985973800000, -73.93353271484400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9f15bb9f8bb.jpg Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:44:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/06/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/06/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: August 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 2018-08-06 2018-08-06 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: August 7, 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 2018-08-07 2018-08-07 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 7, 2018

Calling all children 12 years old and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Games such as giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more will be waiting for your arrival.

Neighbors and small groups welcome; supplies are limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-08-07 2018-08-07 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dabcd3bc1b.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:44:10 EDT
<![CDATA[StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/storytime Date: August 7, 2018

Stories, meowsic, arts and crafts, and fun make up this hour made special by Bryant Park's own Cali Co Cat (for ages 3-9).

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-08-07 2018-08-07 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.75411674857600000, -73.98336881399200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2bf6aba81b1.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[National Night Out Against Crime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/national-night-out-against-crime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/national-night-out-against-crime Date: August 7, 2018

BBQ and festivities celebrating community and police coming together for National Night Out Against Crime.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-868-3441

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2018-08-07 2018-08-07 12:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:14:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Music]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/family-music http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/family-music Date: August 7, 2018

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

For families with kids ages infant to 6 years old.

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 2018-08-07 2018-08-07 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594423008c820.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/frogwatch-usa-in-the-greenbelt-monthly-monitoring-sessions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/frogwatch-usa-in-the-greenbelt-monthly-monitoring-sessions Date: August 7, 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 naturecenter@sigreenbelt.org or call (718) 351-3450.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: ((718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2018-08-07 2018-08-07 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa0183cbee85.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Boxtrolls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/movies-under-the-stars-the-boxtrolls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/07/movies-under-the-stars-the-boxtrolls Date: August 7, 2018

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

A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator.

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; 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: Raoul Wallenberg Playground (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2018-08-07 2018-08-07 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.85302418751300000, -73.92702932327900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b295c4fb1ee3.jpg Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:44:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: August 8, 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 2018-08-08 2018-08-08 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: August 8, 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 2018-08-08 2018-08-08 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Wonderful Wednesdays at the Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/wonderful-wednesdays-at-the-carousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/wonderful-wednesdays-at-the-carousel Date: August 8, 2018

Come meet our Early Childhood Educators at the Carousel, enjoy a nature activity, and learn about upcoming children's programming.

Wonderful Wednesdays at the Carousel is for children ages 3-5 with an adult chaperone.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-3450

Location: 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2018-08-08 2018-08-08 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.60414505004883000, -74.16001892089844000 Wed, 20 Jun 2018 02:14:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 8, 2018

Calling all children 12 years old and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Games such as giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more will be waiting for your arrival.

Neighbors and small groups welcome; supplies are limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-08-08 2018-08-08 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dabcd3bc1b.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:44:10 EDT
<![CDATA[QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/farm-open-hours Date: August 8, 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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2018-08-08 2018-08-08 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[Watercolors on the Waterfront]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/watercolors-on-the-waterfront http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/watercolors-on-the-waterfront Date: August 8, 2018

Unleash your inner artist this summer and join us for Watercolors on the Water. Enjoy stunning sunset views while painting the famous NYC skyline or whatever else your heart desires!

Donna Levinstone, an LIC based artist, will be on hand to provide tips and help you create your own masterpiece.

The event is free and all supplies are included!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2018-08-08 2018-08-08 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.74312210083000000, -73.96025848388700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2414cbee625.JPG Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:44:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/summer-in-the-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/summer-in-the-square Date: August 9, 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 2018-08-09 2018-08-09 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/2018/08/09/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: August 9, 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 2018-08-09 2018-08-09 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Super Soccer Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer Date: August 9, 2018

Children 5 years old and younger learn soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment to build self-confidence and to develop teamwork.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-08-09 2018-08-09 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.78228759765625000, -73.98698425292969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dac05071c9.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:29:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/forest-adventures http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/forest-adventures Date: August 9, 2018

This new weekly series is filled with woodland adventures, including hikes, seasonal explorations, stories, and crafts. It is designed for a caregiver and children ages 3.5 - 5 years to explore the forest together.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 718-351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-08-09 2018-08-09 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Wed, 20 Jun 2018 03:44:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories In The Shade]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/stories-in-the-shade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/stories-in-the-shade Date: August 9, 2018

Join us on Thursdays from July 12 through August 16 at Pelham Bay Park for stories and fun as part of the New York Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.

“Stories in the Shade” is presented in part by the City Island and Pelham Bay Branches of the New York Public Library in collaboration with NYC Parks.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1891

Location: Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2018-08-09 2018-08-09 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.84849929809570000, -73.82559967041016000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b227daf4e85b.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:44:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Extended Summer Evenings]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/extended-summer-evenings http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/extended-summer-evenings Date: August 9, 2018

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden every Thursday evening in July and August.

Note: Last entry to the Garden is at 7:45pm. The Visitor & Admiration Building is open until 7:30pm every Thursday evening, except for August 16.

During Extended Summer Evenings, guests are expected to follow QBG etiquette. Please read our rules in advance to enjoy your evening as much as possible: queensbotanical.org/etiquette

Regular Garden admission applies.
QBG Members get in for FREE.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-08-09 2018-08-09 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b180915a99d4.PNG Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/10/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/10/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: August 10, 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 2018-08-10 2018-08-10 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Nights in Rockaway: Black Panther]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/10/movie-nights-in-rockaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/10/movie-nights-in-rockaway Date: August 10, 2018

Join us for a free movie night at the beach for the whole family to enjoy!

Black Panther (2018, PG-13, 135 minutes)

After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as Black Panther -- gets tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people.

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 59th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2018-08-10 2018-08-10 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.58890151977500000, -73.78859710693400000 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:14:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/parent-and-me-yoga Date: August 11, 2018

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

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

Please note: The ground is sloped and there are uneven spots. In case of rain or wet ground, this event will be cancelled.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-08-11 2018-08-11 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5727c6e903b5c.jpg Tue, 22 May 2018 16:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Ride]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/learn-to-ride http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/learn-to-ride Date: August 11, 2018

Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event!

Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first" method.

Please pre-register at https://www.bike.nyc/education/programs/learn-to-ride-kids/. For more information, please visit nyc.gov/parks or bikenewyork.org or call 311.

For accessibility information, contact Sandy Requeno three days before the event at 212-408-0296.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-408-0296

Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Playground (in Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground)

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M198 Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground 2018-08-11 2018-08-11 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.80020141601600000, -73.95040130615200000 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:29:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: August 11, 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 2018-08-11 2018-08-11 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/2018/08/11/summer-on-the-hudson http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/summer-on-the-hudson Date: August 11, 2018

Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor! After your visit to the Baylander, be sure to enjoy arts, crafts, and neighborhood fun at the Playdate.

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 2018-08-11 2018-08-11 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.81880187988300000, -73.96109771728500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dad4b5268a.jpg Thu, 03 May 2018 14:59:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room Kids: Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/bryant-park-reading-room-kids-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/bryant-park-reading-room-kids-arts-and-crafts Date: August 11, 2018

Enjoy arts and crafts classes with Private Picassos on Saturdays from 1:00pm-1:45pm, immediately following Reading Room Kids. These creative classes are perfect for little hands, ages 1-10. Materials provided, and are washable, but kids should wear clothes that can get messy.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-08-11 2018-08-11 1:00 pm 1:45 pm 40.75411674857600000, -73.98336881399200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2d714e830f9.jpg Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:44:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/summer-on-the-hudson-play-dates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/summer-on-the-hudson-play-dates Date: August 11, 2018

Join us at this fun family-friendly outdoor party featuring a children’s entertainer, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun! Stop by the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander to see the latest effort to restore our harbor!

Play Dates take place on the second Saturday of each month from May through August.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-08-11 2018-08-11 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da43a7ea05.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 14:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park Date: August 11, 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 2018-08-11 2018-08-11 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[Summer on the Hudson: Underwater Neighbors of Riverside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/summer-on-the-hudson-underwater-neighbors-of-riverside-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/summer-on-the-hudson-underwater-neighbors-of-riverside-park Date: August 11, 2018

Join the educators from Hudson River Sloop Clearwater to catch, observe, and identify fish and invertebrates. Participants will observe the river and discuss its history and how our everyday choices have an effect on the health and vitality of this amazing resource.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-08-11 2018-08-11 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:29:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/12/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/12/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: August 12, 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 2018-08-12 2018-08-12 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/2018/08/12/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/12/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: August 12, 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 2018-08-12 2018-08-12 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[Music in the Garden: Women's Raga Massive]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/12/music-in-the-garden-womens-raga-massive http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/12/music-in-the-garden-womens-raga-massive Date: August 12, 2018

Join Women’s Raga Massive for a series of improvised pieces, original works, and raga-inspired tributes to female heroes, embodying the collaborative and communal spirit of life. WRM, an ensemble project of Brooklyn Raga Massive, uses Indian Classical music tradition as a feminist framework drawing on the diversity of New York City.

Included with Garden admission.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-08-12 2018-08-12 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b180c1047f48.jpg Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/13/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/13/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: August 13, 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 2018-08-13 2018-08-13 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/14/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/14/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: August 14, 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 2018-08-14 2018-08-14 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/14/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/14/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 14, 2018

Calling all children 12 years old and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Games such as giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more will be waiting for your arrival.

Neighbors and small groups welcome; supplies are limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-08-14 2018-08-14 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dabcd3bc1b.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:44:10 EDT
<![CDATA[StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/14/storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/14/storytime Date: August 14, 2018

Stories, meowsic, arts and crafts, and fun make up this hour made special by Bryant Park's own Cali Co Cat (for ages 3-9).

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-08-14 2018-08-14 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.75411674857600000, -73.98336881399200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2bf6aba81b1.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Music]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/14/family-music http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/14/family-music Date: August 14, 2018

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

For families with kids ages infant to 6 years old.

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 2018-08-14 2018-08-14 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594423008c820.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night at Alley Pond Park: The Lion King]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/14/movie-night-at-alley-pond-park-the-lion-king http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/14/movie-night-at-alley-pond-park-the-lion-king Date: August 14, 2018

Enjoy this outdoor film screening at Alley Pond Park with your friends and family! Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket.

A lion cub crowned prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.

Kids Activities: 7:30 p.m.
Film: 8:15 p.m.

Sponsored by Council Member Barry Grodenchik.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-08-14 2018-08-14 7:30 pm 9:45 pm 40.74020004272461000, -73.74960327148438000 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:14:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/15/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/15/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: August 15, 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 2018-08-15 2018-08-15 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/15/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/15/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: August 15, 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 2018-08-15 2018-08-15 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/15/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/15/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 15, 2018

Calling all children 12 years old and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Games such as giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more will be waiting for your arrival.

Neighbors and small groups welcome; supplies are limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-08-15 2018-08-15 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dabcd3bc1b.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:44:10 EDT
<![CDATA[QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/15/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/15/farm-open-hours Date: August 15, 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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2018-08-15 2018-08-15 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[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/16/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/16/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: August 16, 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 2018-08-16 2018-08-16 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Super Soccer Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/16/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/16/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer Date: August 16, 2018

Children 5 years old and younger learn soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment to build self-confidence and to develop teamwork.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-08-16 2018-08-16 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.78228759765625000, -73.98698425292969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dac05071c9.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:29:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories In The Shade]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/16/stories-in-the-shade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/16/stories-in-the-shade Date: August 16, 2018

Join us on Thursdays from July 12 through August 16 at Pelham Bay Park for stories and fun as part of the New York Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.

“Stories in the Shade” is presented in part by the City Island and Pelham Bay Branches of the New York Public Library in collaboration with NYC Parks.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1891

Location: Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2018-08-16 2018-08-16 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.84849929809570000, -73.82559967041016000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b227daf4e85b.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:44:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Extended Summer Evenings]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/16/extended-summer-evenings http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/16/extended-summer-evenings Date: August 16, 2018

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden every Thursday evening in July and August.

Note: Last entry to the Garden is at 7:45pm. The Visitor & Admiration Building is open until 7:30pm every Thursday evening, except for August 16.

During Extended Summer Evenings, guests are expected to follow QBG etiquette. Please read our rules in advance to enjoy your evening as much as possible: queensbotanical.org/etiquette

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-08-16 2018-08-16 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b180ca64d19a.JPG Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/17/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/17/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: August 17, 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 2018-08-17 2018-08-17 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/parent-and-me-yoga Date: August 18, 2018

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

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

Please note: The ground is sloped and there are uneven spots. In case of rain or wet ground, this event will be cancelled.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-08-18 2018-08-18 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5727c6e903b5c.jpg Tue, 22 May 2018 16:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods Date: August 18, 2018

Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community.

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.

Details

Meet: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues). Map of start location
Terrain: Uneven, with hills and stairs
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in and to pick up Discovery Kits.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-08-18 2018-08-18 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b29d5675251b.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Rockway Caribbean Carnival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/rockway-caribbean-carnival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/rockway-caribbean-carnival Date: August 18, 2018

Celebrate West Indian culture with a day of music and dancing.

Sponsored by State Senator James P. Sanders & NYC Parks

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 327-7017

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2018-08-18 2018-08-18 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:14:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: August 18, 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 2018-08-18 2018-08-18 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: FlyNYC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/summer-on-the-hudson-flynyc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/summer-on-the-hudson-flynyc Date: August 18, 2018

Music and kites fill the air at this festival for all ages! Kite kits are provided free for children (while supplies last), or bring your own favorite kite from home.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-08-18 2018-08-18 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9daf067d4f1.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:29:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room Kids: Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/bryant-park-reading-room-kids-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/bryant-park-reading-room-kids-arts-and-crafts Date: August 18, 2018

Enjoy arts and crafts classes with Private Picassos on Saturdays from 1:00pm-1:45pm, immediately following Reading Room Kids. These creative classes are perfect for little hands, ages 1-10. Materials provided, and are washable, but kids should wear clothes that can get messy.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-08-18 2018-08-18 1:00 pm 1:45 pm 40.75411674857600000, -73.98336881399200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2d714e830f9.jpg Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:44:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods1 Date: August 18, 2018

Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community.

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.

Details

Meet: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues). Map of start location
Terrain: Uneven, with hills and stairs
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in and to pick up Discovery Kits.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-08-18 2018-08-18 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b29d5675251b.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/18/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park Date: August 18, 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 2018-08-18 2018-08-18 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/2018/08/19/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/19/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: August 19, 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 2018-08-19 2018-08-19 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/2018/08/19/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/19/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: August 19, 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 2018-08-19 2018-08-19 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[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/21/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/21/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 21, 2018

Calling all children 12 years old and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Games such as giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more will be waiting for your arrival.

Neighbors and small groups welcome; supplies are limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-08-21 2018-08-21 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dabcd3bc1b.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:44:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Music]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/21/family-music http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/21/family-music Date: August 21, 2018

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

For families with kids ages infant to 6 years old.

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 2018-08-21 2018-08-21 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594423008c820.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The BFG]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/21/movies-under-the-stars-the-bfg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/21/movies-under-the-stars-the-bfg Date: August 21, 2018

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

An orphan little girl befriends a benevolent giant who takes her to Giant Country, where they attempt to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world.

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; 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: Col Charles Young Playground (in Col. Young Playground)

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M186 Col. Young Playground 2018-08-21 2018-08-21 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.81930160522461000, -73.93569946289062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b296264ea566.jpg Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:14:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/22/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/22/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 22, 2018

Calling all children 12 years old and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Games such as giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more will be waiting for your arrival.

Neighbors and small groups welcome; supplies are limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-08-22 2018-08-22 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dabcd3bc1b.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:44:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/22/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/22/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: August 22, 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 2018-08-22 2018-08-22 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/2018/08/22/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/22/farm-open-hours Date: August 22, 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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2018-08-22 2018-08-22 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 on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Up]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/22/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show-up http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/22/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show-up Date: August 22, 2018

Pack a picnic, bring a friend (or a few), and settle in for a movie night on the Pier! Open captioned.

Movies are shown each Wednesday from July 11 to August 22. Seating opens at 6:30 p.m. The movie starts after sunset, at around 8:30 p.m.

Pier I Picture Show Movie Schedule:

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-08-22 2018-08-22 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9daad639739.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Super Soccer Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/23/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/23/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer Date: August 23, 2018

Children 5 years old and younger learn soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment to build self-confidence and to develop teamwork.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-08-23 2018-08-23 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.78228759765625000, -73.98698425292969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dac05071c9.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:29:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Extended Summer Evenings]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/23/extended-summer-evenings http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/23/extended-summer-evenings Date: August 23, 2018

QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden every Thursday evening in July and August.

Note: Last entry to the Garden is at 7:45pm. The Visitor & Admiration Building is open until 7:30pm every Thursday evening, except for August 16.

During Extended Summer Evenings, guests are expected to follow QBG etiquette. Please read our rules in advance to enjoy your evening as much as possible: queensbotanical.org/etiquette

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-08-23 2018-08-23 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b183295701b4.JPG Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Opening Day: Herbaria]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/24/opening-day-herbaria http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/24/opening-day-herbaria Date: August 24, 2018

Through the preserved collection of specimens presented as part of Herbaria, explore the large variety of plant species that grow at QBG.

Viewing of the exhibit is included with Garden admission.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-08-24 2018-08-24 8:00 am 6:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1833f1d2665.jpg Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night Across from Golden Pond: Despicable Me 3]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/24/movie-night-across-from-golden-pond-despicable-me-3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/24/movie-night-across-from-golden-pond-despicable-me-3 Date: August 24, 2018

Enjoy this outdoor film screening at Crocheron Park with your friends and family! Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket.

Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.

Kids Activities: 7:30 p.m.
Film: 8:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Council Member Paul Vallone.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2018-08-24 2018-08-24 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.77134323120117000, -73.76530456542969000 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:14:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/25/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/25/parent-and-me-yoga Date: August 25, 2018

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

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

Please note: The ground is sloped and there are uneven spots. In case of rain or wet ground, this event will be cancelled.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-08-25 2018-08-25 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5727c6e903b5c.jpg Tue, 22 May 2018 16:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Ride]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/25/learn-to-ride http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/25/learn-to-ride Date: August 25, 2018

Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event!

Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first" method.

Please pre-register at https://www.bike.nyc/education/programs/learn-to-ride-kids/. For more information, please visit nyc.gov/parks or bikenewyork.org or call 311.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Grover Cleveland Park (in Grover Cleveland Playground)

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Q002 Grover Cleveland Playground 2018-08-25 2018-08-25 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.71080017089844000, -73.91120147705078000 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:44:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/25/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/25/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: August 25, 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 2018-08-25 2018-08-25 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/2018/08/25/summer-on-the-hudson http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/25/summer-on-the-hudson Date: August 25, 2018

Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's 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 2018-08-25 2018-08-25 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.81880187988300000, -73.96109771728500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dad4b5268a.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:29:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/25/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/25/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park Date: August 25, 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 2018-08-25 2018-08-25 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/2018/08/26/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/26/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: August 26, 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 2018-08-26 2018-08-26 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/2018/08/26/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/26/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: August 26, 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 2018-08-26 2018-08-26 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[Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/26/summer-on-the-hudson-sun-gaze-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/26/summer-on-the-hudson-sun-gaze-sundays Date: August 26, 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: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-08-26 2018-08-26 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96c65a480e.JPG Thu, 07 Jun 2018 14:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/28/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/28/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 28, 2018

Calling all children 12 years old and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Games such as giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more will be waiting for your arrival.

Neighbors and small groups welcome; supplies are limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-08-28 2018-08-28 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dabcd3bc1b.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:44:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Music]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/28/family-music http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/28/family-music Date: August 28, 2018

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

For families with kids ages infant to 6 years old.

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 2018-08-28 2018-08-28 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594423008c820.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Isle of Dogs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/28/movies-under-the-stars-isle-of-dogs http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/28/movies-under-the-stars-isle-of-dogs Date: August 28, 2018

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

Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog. Rated PG.

Come early! Before this screening we will have the ASPCA Mobile Adoption Center will be parked in front of the park.

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; 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: Sol Lain Playground (in Sol Lain Plgd)

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M235 Sol Lain Plgd 2018-08-28 2018-08-28 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.71419906616211000, -73.98380279541016000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b295ce2c3f39.jpg Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:14:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/29/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/29/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: August 29, 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 2018-08-29 2018-08-29 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/29/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/29/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 29, 2018

Calling all children 12 years old and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Games such as giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more will be waiting for your arrival.

Neighbors and small groups welcome; supplies are limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-08-29 2018-08-29 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dabcd3bc1b.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:44:10 EDT
<![CDATA[QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/29/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/29/farm-open-hours Date: August 29, 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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2018-08-29 2018-08-29 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 on the Hudson: Super Soccer Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/30/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/30/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer Date: August 30, 2018

Children 5 years old and younger learn soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment to build self-confidence and to develop teamwork.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-08-30 2018-08-30 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.78228759765625000, -73.98698425292969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9dac05071c9.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:29:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/09/01/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/09/01/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: September 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 2018-09-01 2018-09-01 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[Hands On History: 18th Century Music and Sing-Along]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/09/01/hands-on-history-18th-century-music http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/09/01/hands-on-history-18th-century-music Date: September 1, 2018

Come listen to and enjoy live 18th century music at King Manor, performed by Larry Moser (hammered dulcimer) and Mary Nagin (fiddle)! Make your own shaker instrument, decorate it, and dance and play along to tunes that Rufus King and his family would have listened to in their home. Then visit the rest of the museum and learn more 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: (7180 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2018-09-01 2018-09-01 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 Fri, 25 May 2018 14:59:27 EDT