NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sun, 23 Jul 2017 06:50:21 GMT <![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/19/hudson-warehouse-presents-henry-v1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/19/hudson-warehouse-presents-henry-v1 Date: August 19, 2017

Hudson Warehouse presents the Classics, on Thursdays through Sundays at 6:30 p.m.

Henry V
By Wm. Shakespeare
Directed by Nicholas Martin-Smith

The horrors of war throughout time have changed little and that is made even more apparent in this immediate and visceral production of
Henry V. Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his subsequent military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.

For more information, see hudsonwarehouse.net.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-08-19 2017-08-19 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59541567aa297.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:30:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/20/hudson-warehouse-presents-henry-v1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/20/hudson-warehouse-presents-henry-v1 Date: August 20, 2017

Hudson Warehouse presents the Classics, on Thursdays through Sundays at 6:30 p.m.

Henry V
By Wm. Shakespeare
Directed by Nicholas Martin-Smith

The horrors of war throughout time have changed little and that is made even more apparent in this immediate and visceral production of
Henry V. Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his subsequent military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.

For more information, see hudsonwarehouse.net.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-08-20 2017-08-20 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59541567aa297.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:30:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Maritime Theater Camp at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/21/maritime-theater-camp-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/21/maritime-theater-camp-at-conference-house-park Date: August 21, 2017

Maritime Themed Acting Camp for children ages 10 to 17 years old.

This 2-week, 6-hour-a-day camp focuses on Staten Island’s rich maritime history. Two professional teaching artists, including Gayle Rabinowitz, will guide students in writing and performing a play. Participants will go on nature excursions and learn about marine navigation and communication, as well as the history of the Biddle House and this fascinating historical area.

Campers need to bring lunch and water.

Please note: Space is limited, so sign up today! Pre-registration is required, for more information call Sundog Theatre at (718) 816-5453.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-5453

Location: H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-08-21 2017-08-21 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/596e12c8c6f62.png Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Alley Pond Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/22/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-alley-pond-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/22/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-alley-pond-park Date: August 22, 2017

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


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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Alley Pond Park

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2017-08-22 2017-08-22 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.74409866333008000, -73.74420166015625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594010e4c06fd.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Puppets in the Park presents "Cinderella Samba"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/22/puppets-in-the-park-presents-cinderella-samba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/22/puppets-in-the-park-presents-cinderella-samba Date: August 22, 2017

Join us for a free puppet show featuring "Cinderella Samba"!

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2017-08-22 2017-08-22 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.74020004272461000, -73.74960327148438000 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Cabaret (1972)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/23/movies-under-the-stars-cabaret-1972 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/23/movies-under-the-stars-cabaret-1972 Date: August 23, 2017

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

A nightclub singer and an English writer embark on a doomed romance in Weimar Republic-era Berlin, as the Nazi party begins steadily rising to power and the mood becomes dark.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Baseball Field (in Corlears Hook Park)

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M017 Corlears Hook Park 2017-08-23 2017-08-23 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.71189738028600000, -73.97758483886700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59726e7327247.gif Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:45:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Friday Picnics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/25/bryant-park-friday-picnics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/25/bryant-park-friday-picnics Date: August 25, 2017

Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, lawn games, entertainment, and food vendors from the Hester Street Fair, with wine and beer also for purchase from ARK Restaurants. Each week, Bryant Park Presents will bring to the picnic a theater, music, or dance production.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-25 2017-08-25 5:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 Tue, 02 May 2017 15:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Florence Foster Jenkins]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/25/movies-under-the-stars-florence-foster-jenkins http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/25/movies-under-the-stars-florence-foster-jenkins Date: August 25, 2017

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

An heiress longs to become an opera star in 1940s New York, despite a horrible singing voice. With the help of her husband and a talented musician, she finds a strange kind of success as a performer and recording artist. Rated PG-13.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Multi-Purpose Courts (in Tompkins Square Park)

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M088 Tompkins Square Park 2017-08-25 2017-08-25 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.72740790321900000, -73.98193073272700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595ff020a15f8.gif Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:45:15 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Corporal Allan F. Kivlehan Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/26/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-corporal-allan-f-kivlehan-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/26/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-corporal-allan-f-kivlehan-park Date: August 26, 2017

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


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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New Dorp Lane and Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park)

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R016 Great Kills Park 2017-08-26 2017-08-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.56447321330000000, -74.09757971760000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59401120a8b0d.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Travers Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/27/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-travers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/27/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-travers-park Date: August 27, 2017

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


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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Travers Park

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Q303 Travers Park 2017-08-27 2017-08-27 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75400161743164000, -73.88929748535156000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594011ec799e4.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Maritime Theater Camp at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/28/maritime-theater-camp-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/28/maritime-theater-camp-at-conference-house-park Date: August 28, 2017

Maritime Themed Acting Camp for children ages 10 to 17 years old.

This 2-week, 6-hour-a-day camp focuses on Staten Island’s rich maritime history. Two professional teaching artists, including Gayle Rabinowitz, will guide students in writing and performing a play. Participants will go on nature excursions and learn about marine navigation and communication, as well as the history of the Biddle House and this fascinating historical area.

Campers need to bring lunch and water.

Please note: Space is limited, so sign up today! Pre-registration is required, for more information call Sundog Theatre at (718) 816-5453.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-5453

Location: H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-08-28 2017-08-28 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/596e12c8c6f62.png Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at J. Hood Wright Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-j-hood-wright-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-j-hood-wright-park Date: August 30, 2017

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


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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park)

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.84600067138672000, -73.94100189208984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940128a8d394.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Friday Picnics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/bryant-park-friday-picnics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/bryant-park-friday-picnics Date: September 1, 2017

Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, lawn games, entertainment, and food vendors from the Hester Street Fair, with wine and beer also for purchase from ARK Restaurants. Each week, Bryant Park Presents will bring to the picnic a theater, music, or dance production.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-09-01 2017-09-01 5:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 Tue, 02 May 2017 15:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Presents Gertrude Ederle Sings Out! Musical Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/17/nyc-parks-presents-gertrude-ederle-sings-out-musical-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/17/nyc-parks-presents-gertrude-ederle-sings-out-musical-show Date: September 17, 2017

Join NYC Parks and AfterWork Theater, New York City’s one and only recreational theater for adults, for a special presentation of a fully-staged musical show! After ten weeks of learning music and dance with professional directors, choreographers, and music directors, we bring you the cast of Gertrude Ederle Sings Out! This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome!

For more information about the program, visit afterworktheater.org/gertrude-ederle.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 397-3159

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2017-09-17 2017-09-17 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5924921917d15.jpg Tue, 23 May 2017 18:15:05 EDT