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 Sat, 19 Aug 2017 03:50:30 GMT <![CDATA[Crew Camp (Manhattan)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/crew-camp-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/crew-camp-manhattan Date: July 24, 2017

Since 2004, Row New York has taught summer rowing camps to 6th through 12th graders, beginners and competitors. Camps run out of the beautiful Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse in Manhattan and our newest rowing location, the Paerdegat Basin Launch in Brooklyn.

Campers join for many reasons – fitness, discovery of a new sport, a competitive college application – but ultimately find one common result, a team to call their own.

During our novice Crew Camp your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan. Our three-week camp focuses on fun, fitness, and teamwork while prioritizing safety on the water. Campers are lead by experienced coaches while learning basic rowing techniques and boat moving skills, on and off the water.

No experience is necessary to join!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-24 2017-07-24 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c054e82c2ba.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 24, 2017

Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Broadway Dance with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/broadway-dance-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/broadway-dance-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 24, 2017

Brooklyn resident James Martinelli’s Cardio Dance and Range of Movement workout offers improved strength and increased flexibility.

Set to swinging show tunes, this class is appropriate for anyone who wants a safe, effective, and fun workout. Sneakers are a must.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. before each class.
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each morning before participating.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival Date: July 24, 2017

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden. Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Rose Garden

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2017-07-24 2017-07-24 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66912421916000000, -73.96799683573600000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:45:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: West Side Stories]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/central-park-tour-west-side-stories http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/central-park-tour-west-side-stories Date: July 24, 2017

Discover some of the Central Park secret sites that West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view. Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour through Central Park's historic and picturesque west side. Highlights of this tour include Winterdale Arch, Delacorte Theater, Shakespeare Garden, the Swedish Cottage, and Ladies' Pavilion. Tour ends near 72nd Street and Central Park West.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. The tour starts inside the park at 81st Street and Central Park West, and ends near 77th Street and Central Park West

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully.

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.78196334838867000, -73.97141265869140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570802e3d4ca3.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Language Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/bryant-park-language-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/bryant-park-language-classes Date: July 24, 2017

Bryant Park speaks Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, and French with instruction by inlingua. Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season without needing to play catch up.

Please note: Pre-registration is required, and opens one week before each class date. Please email inlinguainBryantPark@inlingua.com to reserve a spot. 20 student capacity per class. Attendance is limited to one class for each language offered. We are able to accept drop-ins on the day of class if it is not full.

Start time: 11:45 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 11:45 am 12:30 pm 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Thu, 25 May 2017 17:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Pillow Talk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival Date: July 24, 2017

Classic films under the stars on the big screen. Bring a blanket and sit on the lawn to enjoy great food, friends, and a classic Warner Brothers cartoon before each film.

The lawn opens at 5:00 p.m. for blankets and picnicking. Films begin at sunset (typically between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.). All packages, bags, briefcases, backpacks, etc. are subject to inspection. Food items for sale curated by Hester Street Fair on the Fountain Terrace.

Pillow Talk
Doris Day (scoring her only Oscar nomination) plays a single New York interior decorator sharing a telephone party line (remember them?) with a bachelor composer (Rock Hudson). The playboy’s over active social life tends to hog the phone line, which leads to mutual loathing. The romantic comedy won an Oscar for Original Story and Screenplay beating out such heavyweights as Wild Strawberries and North By Northwest. Tony Randall and Thelma Ritter provide droll comic support for Day and Hudson who were successfully teamed up for two more romps. (1959) 105 MIN. (NR) (UNIVERSAL)

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 5:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Drum Circle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/drum-circle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/drum-circle Date: July 24, 2017

Bring your own hand drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teacher. Djembes, ashikos, congas, bongos, frame drums, doumbeks, tamborines or any hand drum you might have around.

The teacher will also bring some extra drums for folks that would like to try the class but don’t have a drum.

All ages welcome — kids to adults.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5943036710119.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: July 24, 2017

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lawn area behind the track and field area (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 6:00 pm 6:45 pm 40.84830093383800000, -73.82260131835900000 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[West African Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/west-african-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/west-african-dance Date: July 24, 2017

Join us for this fun dance class. All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance. Get fit while having tons of fun!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594305f136f0d.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn-to-Row 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/learntorow-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/learntorow-2 Date: July 24, 2017

Learn-to-Row 2 picks up where Learn-to-Row 1 leaves off. Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges. The majority of the time will be spent increasing focus on working together, developing rhythm, and building power to move the boat as efficiently as possible.

The prerequisite for this course is our Learn-to-Row 1 program. All classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

After completing Learn-to-Row 2, participants will have the opportunity to continue rowing with our Recreational Masters program!

Questions about our 2017 Learn-To-Row 2 classes? Contact our Adult Program Coordinator & Competitive Masters Head Coach, Claudia Loeber, at cloeber@rownewyork.org for more information.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-24 2017-07-24 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c04d320090f.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Historic Harlem Parks & Manhattan Recreation Film Festival: Whose Streets? (UPDATED RAIN LOCATION)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/historic-harlem-parks-manhattan-recreation-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/historic-harlem-parks-manhattan-recreation-film-festival Date: July 24, 2017

Whose Streets? "Our Streets". Directed by Sabaah Folayan, Co-Directed by Damon Davis, 2017, 90 min.

This electrifying, on-the-ground dispatch from the frontlines of America’s ongoing civil rights struggle captures how the protests that erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, following the police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, grew into a worldwide movement.

Co-presenting partners: Sweet Spot and The Studio Museum in Harlem.

Music: Freedom Music and the Art of Protest with DJ Shinobi Shaw.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Maysles Cinema

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2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80942075728600000, -73.94469680555700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594198453bcfa.png Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Ballet Barre with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/ballet-barre-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/ballet-barre-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 24, 2017

Based on ballet techniques and movements, this class will engage muscles in focused exercises for a complete body workout.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. before each class.
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each night before participating.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Books Beneath the Bridge with Greenlight Bookstore: Greenlight Poetry Salon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/books-beneath-the-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/books-beneath-the-bridge Date: July 24, 2017

Join us for an evening of poetry in performance with a special summer outdoor edition of our quarterly Greenlight Poetry Salon, hosted and curated by Angel Nafis! Check Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's website for updates on the featured poets.

Sponsored by New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Greenlight Bookstore

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70193862915039000, -73.99747467041016000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Arts, Culture & Fun Presents Broadway in the Boros]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/arts-culture-fun-presents-broadway-in-the-boros http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/arts-culture-fun-presents-broadway-in-the-boros Date: July 24, 2017

Please note: this event has been cancelled due to impending implement weather and has been rescheduled to Monday, July 31.

Join us for a free outdoor film screening and special live performance!

Feel free to bring chairs or blankets!

About Disney Newsies The Broadway Musical:

Straight from the Broadway stage, Fathom Events and Disney Theatrical Productions are thrilled to bring the Tony Award®-winning musical NEWSIES to cinemas nationwide. Filmed live on stage at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, CA, this not-to-be-missed high energy show stars Original Broadway cast members Jeremy Jordan as “Jack Kelly,” Kara Lindsay as “Katherine,” Ben Fankhauser as “Davey” and Andrew Keenan-Bolger as “Crutchie”. They’re joined by North American Tour stars Steve Blanchard as “Joseph Pulitzer,” and Aisha de Haas as “Medda Larkin,” and Ethan Steiner as “Les” along with members of both the Broadway and North American Tour ensembles, filling the stage with more “newsies” and more dancing than ever before.

In partnership with the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME).

Rain date July 31!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 718 3673657

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59664ed6f3bba.jpg Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Flicks on the Beach: Finding Dory]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/flicks-on-the-beach-finding-dory http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/flicks-on-the-beach-finding-dory Date: July 24, 2017

Get excited for the third film in our line up, Find Dory! This critically acclaimed film, welcomes all from young to old, for a truly unforgettable time!

"Dory is a wide-eyed, blue tang fish who suffers from memory loss every 10 seconds or so. The one thing she can remember is that she somehow became separated from her parents as a child. With help from her friends Nemo and Marlin, Dory embarks on an epic adventure to find them. Her journey brings her to the Marine Life Institute, a conservatory that houses diverse ocean species. Dory now knows that her family reunion will only happen if she can save mom and dad from captivity."

Schedule
7:00 p.m. - Music
7:45 p.m. - Performances
8:30 p.m. - Film

Brought to you by Alliance for Coney Island

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 946-1350

Location: On the Beach at West 12th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.57318946409200000, -73.97837710380600000 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:30:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-presents-zootopia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-presents-zootopia Date: July 24, 2017

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

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

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Q020 Highland Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.68360137939453000, -73.88569641113281000 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-the-jungle-book http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-the-jungle-book Date: July 24, 2017

Please note: this event has been rescheduled due to implement weather. Please see the NYC Parks website for upcoming events.

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

Based on Rudyard Kipling's eponymous collective works and inspired by Walt Disney's 1967 animated film of the same name, The Jungle Book is a live-action/CGI film that tells the story of Mowgli, an orphaned human boy who, guided by his animal guardians, sets out on a journey of self-discovery while evading the threatening Shere Khan. The film introduces Neel Sethi as Mowgli and also features the voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, and Christopher Walken. This wonderful film won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Marine Park

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.59209823608400000, -73.92089843750000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595a807dc5ecc.jpg Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series: Finding Dory]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/2017-movies-on-the-waterfront-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/2017-movies-on-the-waterfront-series Date: July 24, 2017

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition invites everyone to come out this summer to enjoy the 2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series, Monday evenings at sunset (approximately 8:30 p.m.) at the Astoria Park Great Lawn.

Finding Dory (2016) PG | 1h 37min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 17 June 2016 (USA) |
The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory, begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.

Directors: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane
Writers: Andrew Stanton (original story by), Andrew Stanton (screenplay)
Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill

These free movies are open to the public, and no RSVP or tickets are required. Just show up!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 8:30 pm 10:15 pm 40.77815603022100000, -73.92440688610100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59541a82340d9.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movie-under-the-stars-zootopia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movie-under-the-stars-zootopia Date: July 24, 2017

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

A rabbit cop must solve a missing-persons case in a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals.

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 water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Highland Park

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2017-07-24 2017-07-24 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.68539810180664000, -73.88220214843750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5900f5295a3df.jpg Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/the-fence Date: July 25, 2017

Photo District News and United Photo Industries' THE FENCE returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park for the sixth straight year. THE FENCE is a large-scale traveling photography exhibition reaching over 4 million visitors annually through open-air exhibitions in seven cities across the United States. Since its inception, THE FENCE has consistenty attracted exceptional work by talented photographers from around the world, providing them with a truly public platform and unexpected career opportunities. This year's installation will explore the themes of Home, Streets, People, Creatures, Nature, Play, and Food. Find THE FENCE at Empire Fulton Ferry and along the Greenway.

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/competitive-rowing-camp Date: July 25, 2017

For experienced* high school rowers, ages 14 to 18, this summer-long competitive camp meets five days a week, Mondays through Fridays, from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., on the historic Harlem River.

Athletes train with experienced coaches from a variety of competitive collegiate rowing programs. Rowing is a great way to distinguish your child’s college resume, and our seasoned coaches are always available as a resource to discuss rowing at a higher level. We work on enhancing rowing skills and technique in both sweep and sculling boats.

Along with rigorous training, participants compete in select regattas throughout the summer season. For those who are considering rowing at the collegiate level, this camp is the perfect addition to develop their talent.

*Previous rowing experience is defined as at least 10 months of previous rowing experience and/or race experience in at least four high school-level regattas. All participants are selected for this program at our coaches discretion.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-25 2017-07-25 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c056b59d2b3.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: July 25, 2017

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

Bryant Park Tai Chi is provided by the Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Master Hyland Harris.

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: July 25, 2017

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Parks are becoming a logical alternative environment for those who want to add variety to their work outs, or who just don't like the gym. And, it's an affordable way to increase physical activity opportunities, because there's nothing special to build.

Exercise with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestows health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors for example gives your brain, psyche, and immune system an extra boost.

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions. Saturday morning walks begin at 8:30 a.m.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:30:11 EST
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: July 25, 2017

Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session. The paintings will celebrate the park as a place of natural beauty and respite in our often chaotic urban environment. The students will work in the style of NYC artist and Rush Director of Education Meridith McNeal.

Rush Summer Session is a free art education program provided to underserved youth by the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/meditation Date: July 25, 2017

Start your Tuesdays off right. Rise above the city streets and begin your day focused, centered, and connected with nature. Join the Integral Yoga Institute, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, and other guests for guided meditations. Open to people of all ages and experience levels.

Meditation is subject to cancellation due to weather. Check @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: On the High Line at 22nd St. (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.74711794880300000, -74.00518564608800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f438fbae5b.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated Date: July 25, 2017

Check out the Poe Visitor Center for an exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe, interpreted by contemporary illustrators Nancy Doniger, Donna Miskend, Dave Kopka and Carol (Klio) Burrell.

About the Artists

  • Donna Miskend is an exhibition curator, is an illustrator, designer and writer. She frequently designs for the August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, and exhibits her artwork throughout the U.S.
  • Michael Patrick Hearn has remained one of the most respected contemporary writers about children’s literature since the publication of The Annotated Wizard of Oz right after college. His many other books include The Annotated Christmas Carol, The Annotated Huckleberry Finn, The Victorian Fairy Tale Book; Myth, Magic and Mystery; and Tommy Ungerer Chronicler of the Absurd. He has created numerous exhibitions including the Tomi Ungerer show at The Eric Carle Museum. He has lectured all over the United States and Europe. He is often interviewed by the media and including byBBC4 and TCM. His latest book is The Annotated Edgar Allan Poe, available soon.
  • James Armstrong has had his plays performed by such theaters as The Attic Ensemble (The Four Doctors Huxley), the Abingdon Theatre Company (Foggy Bottom), Playwrights Forum (The Metric System), Sundog Theatre (Meucci's Message), and Detroit Rep (Capital). He has also adapted for the stage several 19th-century works, including A Christmas Carol, Alice in Wonderland, and Moby-Dick. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and you can keep up with him at www.armstrongplays.com.
  • Dave Kopka engages in books, story boarding, comics, and pre-production work, but is fascinated with exploring a wide spectrum of illustration and being a creative force in visual narrative. Site and contact: davekopka.com, illustration@davekopka.com
  • Nancy Doniger has created many illustrations for the New York Times and appear in print and on the web for publishers and companies worldwide. Her most recent book is Lemonade: and Other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word, written by Bob Raczka for Roaring Brook Press. Site and contact: www.nancydoniger.com
  • Carol (Klio) Burrell is a comics illustrator and native New Yorker. Site and contact: http://spqrblues.com/IV/
  • Charlie Vázquez, is director of the Bronx Writers Center and author, whose work includes San Juan Noir, an anthology by Akashic Books.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/fitness-walk Date: July 25, 2017

Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles). For adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Mon, 15 May 2017 12:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Tiny Tots Stories and Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tiny-tots-stories-and-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tiny-tots-stories-and-art Date: July 25, 2017

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: July 25, 2017

Plant Patterns features the work of Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao, Adrienne Elise Tarver, Karin Haas, Liesl Pfeffer, and Nick Wildermuth. The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works. Domestic and wild flora have provided artists with inspiration for centuries. The diversity and multitude of plant colors, shapes, and repetitive forms, which evolved to lure pollinators, caution predators, and promote regeneration, are naturally appealing to artists’ sensibilities.

Curated by Jennifer Lantzas, Deputy Director of Public Art, NYC Parks

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Crew Camp (Manhattan)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/crew-camp-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/crew-camp-manhattan Date: July 25, 2017

Since 2004, Row New York has taught summer rowing camps to 6th through 12th graders, beginners and competitors. Camps run out of the beautiful Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse in Manhattan and our newest rowing location, the Paerdegat Basin Launch in Brooklyn.

Campers join for many reasons – fitness, discovery of a new sport, a competitive college application – but ultimately find one common result, a team to call their own.

During our novice Crew Camp your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan. Our three-week camp focuses on fun, fitness, and teamwork while prioritizing safety on the water. Campers are lead by experienced coaches while learning basic rowing techniques and boat moving skills, on and off the water.

No experience is necessary to join!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c054e82c2ba.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tai-chi Date: July 25, 2017

Don't miss this amazing opportunity to discover a new discipline and find balance and relaxation in our beautiful park! Join our neighbors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society for an introductory practice of the different moves included in the basic Tai Chi set. Tai Chi is learned by doing: the instructor will demonstrate, then perform the moves with the class, and finally watch the students as they repeat them. Movements are believed to help calm the emotions, focus the mind, and strengthen the immune system.

People of all ages and conditions can learn.

In the event of rain, Tai Chi will be moved into the 14th Street passage, on the High Line at 14th Street.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: On the High Line at 13th Street (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.74072892169700000, -74.00806097415200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f4dbd68d6f.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Storytime at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/storytime-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/storytime-at-the-battery Date: July 25, 2017

Drawing inspiration from books like The Carrot Seed and The Grouchy Ladybug, Storytime at The Battery will give children their first introduction to urban farming with activities like planting seeds, touching the soil, crafting, or tasting new and delicious herbs and vegetables.

Stories are geared toward children ages five to eight years old, but accessible for children ages three and older, so bring the whole family!

Free and open to the public.

Story Schedule

July 11 - The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss and The Empty Pot by Demi
July 13 - Wangari's Trees of Peace by Jeanette Winter
July 18 - The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin and The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
July 20 - Miss Maple's Seeds by Eliza Wheeler
July 25 - A First Book of Nature by Nicola Davies
July 27 - The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins
August 1 - Tidy by Emily Gravett
August 3 - Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell
August 8 - Rainbow Crow by Nancy Van Laan
August 10 - The Honeybee Man by Lela Nargi
August 15 - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson
August 17 - Just A Dream by Chris Van Allsburg

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.70328903198242000, -74.01482391357422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595d52f043c03.JPG Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Up-Cycle-to-Art/Vintage and Steam Punk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/upcycletoartvintage-and-steam-punk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/upcycletoartvintage-and-steam-punk Date: July 25, 2017

Adults decorate and up-cycle your clean, empty cans and bottles with beautiful napkins, wrapping paper, and vintage images from home.

Participants should bring their own vintage party napkins, wrapping paper or magazine cut outs to apply to surfaces of the items they are up-cycling to art. Outside and inside of cans and bottles should be clean and free of labels and gummy residue.

Schedule

  • July: Decorative Cans/Vintage (bring your own clean cans from home)
  • August: Up-cycle Wine Bottles/Vintage (bring your own clean bottles from home)
  • September: Up-cycle Cardboard Books Steam Punk/Vintage. We will provide cardboard

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Theatre Fun in the Sun! Diversion Debajo del Sol! - Drop-in Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/theatre-fun-in-the-sun-diversion-debajo-del-sol http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/theatre-fun-in-the-sun-diversion-debajo-del-sol Date: July 25, 2017

People's Theatre Project presents Theatre Fun in the Sun!

We love our parks and playgrounds - just like you! This summer, People’s Theatre Project is offering free theatre activities in Payson Playground for kids ages four to 10 and their adult family members. You and your child (or grandchild!) will play fun games and work together with a professional PTP teaching artist to make theatre inspired by our parks. Join us for one or more drop-in classes, and sign up for the mini camp!

Drop-In Classes
Theatre games and activities for the whole family!
Dates: Tuesdays from July 18 through August 8: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

3-Day Mini Camp (Registration Required)*
This mini camp will culminate with a short theatre piece created by the participants that will be presented for the community!
Dates: August 14 - 16: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

*Register for FREE at Payson playground during our drop-in classes or at PTP.nyc.

In case of rain, activities will be held indoors at the Payson Park House.

This program is presented in collaboration with the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks and is made possible by the generous support of the Hispanic Federation and the Miranda Family Fund.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (646) 398-9062

Location: Payson Playground (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.86694466333700000, -73.92874717712400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5963f9d52aae7.jpg Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: July 25, 2017

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

To RSVP for tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:23 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-yoga Date: July 25, 2017

Perfect your downward dog under the trees at our 14th season of outdoor yoga classes. Open to everyone of all ages and skill levels.

Class held on the upper terrace.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b41390267c.jpg Tue, 16 May 2017 14:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at McLaughlin Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park Date: July 25, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey to garden at McLaughlin Park.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 505-9232

Location: Park House (in McLaughlin Park)

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B061 McLaughlin Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.69667172506400000, -73.98606705665600000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Albemarle Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground Date: July 25, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with The Singing Winds to beautify the garden at Albemarle Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 564-5983

Location: Children's playground (in Albemarle Playground)

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B297 Albemarle Playground 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.64594894251200000, -73.98044824600200000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Bi-weekly Gardening Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/biweekly-gardening-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/biweekly-gardening-club Date: July 25, 2017

Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone. Gardening is shown to be very beneficial for both body and mind, as wel as our planet.

All ages and experience are welcome.

All gloves, tools, and other necessary materials will be provided.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Stuyvesant Square

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.73379898071289000, -73.98439788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5946c9f0d68f7.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp: Mini Camp 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/mini-camp-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/mini-camp-2017 Date: July 25, 2017

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

For kids ages 3 to 5 years old.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947d62e8c0f1.png Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 25, 2017

Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Columbus Park Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-columbus-park-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-columbus-park-manhattan Date: July 25, 2017

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


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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Park

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M015 Columbus Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:30 am 2:00 pm 40.71519851684570000, -74.00000000000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594001ec2cb5a.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: July 25, 2017

The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more! Every hour another sport is introduced.

This event is free for participants. Please check in at the recreation center to get a free membership card which will allow you to come into the building when the staff are on break between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. This is a drop-in program, which means that your kids can come and go as they please throughout the day.

Groups are welcome! Please email sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov to arrange a date for your group.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:30 am 5:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-storytime Date: July 25, 2017

Bring the kids to Bryant Park for tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts to boot!

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (917) 438-5137

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f4e90fd80a7.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:30:17 EDT
<![CDATA[My Reptile Guys]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/my-reptile-guys http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/my-reptile-guys Date: July 25, 2017

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Zoo Picnic Area

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2017-07-25 2017-07-25 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74238497758800000, -73.84913265705100000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields Date: July 25, 2017

Explore the southwest of Central Park with Central Park Conservancy tour guides, and see it like never before. From a planned military parade ground to the site commemorating a famous activist for peace, one of the most-visited areas of the Park has some secrets to share with even the most seasoned Park-goer!

Highlights of this tour include: Maine Monument, the Children’s District, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

There are a few inclines. The tour starts inside the Park at the Central Park Conservancy kiosk at Merchants Gate (Central Park South/59th Street and Central Park West.) Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West.

For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76825795574400000, -73.98132359981500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579f7dacd1f17.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: July 25, 2017

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

To RSVP for a tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:24 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knitting Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-knitting-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-knitting-class Date: July 25, 2017

Join free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided.

To register, please call Knitty City at (212) 787-5896 , or take a chance and drop by.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace Gravel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.75369163600300000, -73.98303353786500000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Painting Nature with the Art Student's League]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/painting-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/painting-nature Date: July 25, 2017

Bring your child for a fun afternoon of painting the scenery around them, with the help of Art Student's League's Pedro Rodriguez. It's a cool activity for a hot day.

Supplies will be provided!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.90010070800800000, -73.87220001220700000 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 Date: July 25, 2017

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

To RSVP for a tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 2:00 pm 2:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:25 EST
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/gallery-tour Date: July 25, 2017

Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow will lead a tour of current exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery. The group show, Outcasts: Women in the Wilderness, explores how women have been treated and portrayed as outcasts in history, myth and biblical legend. In the Sunroom Project Space, Sonya Blesofsky’s sculptural installation is inspired by the history of Glyndor House, while Sindy Butz’sincludes enlarged photographs and videos of her performing with Wave Hill fireplaces.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59383ab58d3d3.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/kids-le-petit-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/kids-le-petit-art Date: July 25, 2017

Kids create their own miniature art to take home. The piece is small enough to carry in your pocket or in your hand. For ages 6 to 12 years old. Parents or adults welcome with their younger child.

Schedule

  • July: Thumb Things - Little ones make watercolor work of art with their very own thumb print
  • August: Mini Greeting Cards-Make a mini greeting card to keep or give as a gift
  • September: Mini Books - Make a mini journal, or coloring book of your own

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/ed-center-open-hours Date: July 25, 2017

Explore the park like never before with signature exhibits, interactive displays, and arts and crafts. This summer's themes will include pollination and the estuary.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70410156250000000, -73.99019622802734000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion3 Date: July 25, 2017

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

To RSVP for a tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 3:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 3:00 pm 3:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:30:24 EST
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic with BALSA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/basketball-clinic Date: July 25, 2017

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Natural Insect Repellent Candles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/natural-insect-repellant-candles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/natural-insect-repellant-candles Date: July 25, 2017

Annoyed by pesky nats and mosquitos that congregate in the garden once the summer sun sets? Interested in illuminating your garden at dusk? Join GreenThumb as we create our own natural insect repellent candles using citronella oil and soy wax.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: Oasis Community Garden

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2017-07-25 2017-07-25 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.76639938354492000, -73.99199676513672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592f2f4fe1050.jpg Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: East Side Evening Stroll]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/central-park-tour-east-side-evening-stroll http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/central-park-tour-east-side-evening-stroll Date: July 25, 2017

Join us after work for an evening stroll along part of Central Park's East Side. Central Park Conservancy guides lead you on a casual walk from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace.

Learn about the Zoo, the Arsenal, Balto, The Mall, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, and the Lake on this tour designed for New York summer evenings.

There are some stairs and a few inclines. The tour starts inside the park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579a44b9537e5.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Music with Coyote Pups]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/kids-music-with-coyote-pups http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/kids-music-with-coyote-pups Date: July 25, 2017

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594423008c820.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with Strictly Tango]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-with-strictly-tango http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-with-strictly-tango Date: July 25, 2017

Spend Tuesday evenings in July and August experiencing the Taste of Tango! Make friends or dance with a new partner while enjoying tango music, stories, classes and open dance. Strictly Tango NYC Dance School, brings you the “authentic Buenos Aires Tango feeling.” Everyone will learn,to dance and have fun. Don’t miss it!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.73130035400390600, -73.99819946289062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590893e1a67d8.JPG Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/evening-yoga Date: July 25, 2017

This yoga class is appropriate for all ages and abilities. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring your own mat and water. No class in case of rain. Please follow Bread and Yoga Facebook Page for the most up-to-date cancellations.

*No class on Tuesday, July 4.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594424cb151b3.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: July 25, 2017

Join Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a multi-level class that tones and balances your muscles, aligns your body, and strengthens your core!

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c0689588178.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit Date: July 25, 2017

Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout. Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.80417773640200000, -73.97017335891700000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn-to-Row 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/learntorow-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/learntorow-2 Date: July 25, 2017

Learn-to-Row 2 picks up where Learn-to-Row 1 leaves off. Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges. The majority of the time will be spent increasing focus on working together, developing rhythm, and building power to move the boat as efficiently as possible.

The prerequisite for this course is our Learn-to-Row 1 program. All classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

After completing Learn-to-Row 2, participants will have the opportunity to continue rowing with our Recreational Masters program!

Questions about our 2017 Learn-To-Row 2 classes? Contact our Adult Program Coordinator & Competitive Masters Head Coach, Claudia Loeber, at cloeber@rownewyork.org for more information.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c04d320090f.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/yoga-in-the-park Date: July 25, 2017

Spend time breathing, stretching, and taking full advantage of the day at a Randall's Island yoga class. Bring your yoga mat and come tone your muscles while finding your inner peace. Ages 15 and older are welcome to attend.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Near the Sunken Meadow Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.79418631968900000, -73.91398096084600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b59ca84d70b.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Fitness with Maxie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie Date: July 25, 2017

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise with Latin-inspired dance steps.

Sponsored by Queens Public Library and Connect Care

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: July 25, 2017

Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long.

Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome!

This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa2edbf28e.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: July 25, 2017

Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long.

Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome!

This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa30d88260.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under The Stars - "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movies-under-the-stars-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movies-under-the-stars-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them Date: July 25, 2017

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Rated PG-13.
Action and Adventure

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.72980117797851600, -73.77359771728516000 Wed, 31 May 2017 10:15:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: July 25, 2017

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!

Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area. With the help of the wheelchair basketball team, it's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2017-07-25 2017-07-25 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59357922a9d5a.jpg Wed, 05 Jul 2017 17:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents The Three Musketeers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers Date: July 25, 2017

It's all for one and one for all as D'Artagnan and the Musketeers fight to protect the ones they love from the revolting exploits of Cardinal Richelieu.

A story of double crossings, kidnappings, and carefully-guarded secrets, complete with lavish fights and sweeping romance, The Three Musketeers reminds us that through strength, courage and unity, you can always defend what you believe in.

Directed by Jenny Bennett, Choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher, Fight Director: Manny Brown

Friday evening performances begin at 8:30 p.m., immediately after JazzMobile.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80488245516300000, -73.94440275430700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594427843a333.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:30:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movie-under-the-stars-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movie-under-the-stars-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them Date: July 25, 2017

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

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

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 water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Union Turnpike Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.73072306158200000, -73.77370300889000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59381dc4eacbb.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night : Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movie-night-snow-white-and-the-seven-dwarfs http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movie-night-snow-white-and-the-seven-dwarfs Date: July 25, 2017

Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs; the queen soon learns of this and prepares to feed her a poison apple.

Join NYRP for this Disney classic at a garden renovated by Disney itself!

Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: 103rd Street Community Garden

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2017-07-25 2017-07-25 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.79100036621094000, -73.94860076904297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f05f461ba1.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movies-under-the-stars-the-hunger-games-catching-fire http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movies-under-the-stars-the-hunger-games-catching-fire Date: July 25, 2017

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

In this sequel, Katniss Everdeen returns home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.60267767781100000, -74.15647268295300000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 18:30:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movies-under-the-stars-the-hunger-games-catching-fire1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movies-under-the-stars-the-hunger-games-catching-fire1 Date: July 25, 2017

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

Katniss and Peeta sense unrest on their tour of Panem and later prepare for the 75th Hunger Games. Meanwhile, President Snow plots their downfall during preparations for the Quarter Quell, which only occurs every 25 years.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.60412216186523400, -74.16136169433594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595673ea50986.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 18:30:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Uner the Stars: Power Rangers (2017)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movies-uner-the-stars-power-rangers-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movies-uner-the-stars-power-rangers-2017 Date: July 25, 2017

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

In this third retelling of the hit the superhero saga, five ordinary teens must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove - and the world - is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, they quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it's too late, band together as the Power Rangers. This 2017 reboot is the first blockbuster film to feature LGBTQ and autistic superheroes.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Marc and Jason's Playground (in Marc And Jason's Playground)

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B284 Marc And Jason's Playground 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.66345233470000000, -73.94946409400000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595a7eb789a34.jpg Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Boss Baby]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movies-under-the-stars-the-boss-baby http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/movies-under-the-stars-the-boss-baby Date: July 25, 2017

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

This hilarious animated feature tells the story of Tim, a wildly imaginative 7-year-old and his demanding new baby brother (Alec Baldwin) as they rival for their parents attention, fight and finally become allies thwarting a dastardly plot to replace babies with puppies. Directed by Tom McGrath (Madagascar), this film also stars Lisa Kudrow, Jimmy Kimmel, Tobey Maguire and Steve Buscemi.

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

Start time: 8:45 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Lindower Park

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B329 Lindower Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 8:45 pm 10:00 pm 40.61227835400000000, -73.91159874010000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5956807756a43.jpg Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/the-fence Date: July 26, 2017

Photo District News and United Photo Industries' THE FENCE returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park for the sixth straight year. THE FENCE is a large-scale traveling photography exhibition reaching over 4 million visitors annually through open-air exhibitions in seven cities across the United States. Since its inception, THE FENCE has consistenty attracted exceptional work by talented photographers from around the world, providing them with a truly public platform and unexpected career opportunities. This year's installation will explore the themes of Home, Streets, People, Creatures, Nature, Play, and Food. Find THE FENCE at Empire Fulton Ferry and along the Greenway.

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/sunrise-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/sunrise-tai-chi Date: July 26, 2017

Start your day out right; come enjoy Sunrise Tai Chi classes with certified Tai Chi Instructor Robert Martinez on the beautiful David Rockefeller Linden Terrace.

These classes are suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water.

Please check the Fort Tryon Park's Facebook Page for weather/air advisory cancellations.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.86169815063476600, -73.93350219726562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a079bbdd43.jpg Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/bryant-park-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/bryant-park-boot-camp Date: July 26, 2017

Join The Rise NYC, a community-driven pop-up fitness group, for a Boot Camp on the Fountain Terrace, on the Sixth Avenue side of the park. Rotations through exercises like crunches, planks, push-ups, burpees, and mountain climbers ensure a mixture of cardio and strength training that will keep you coming back--and seeing results.

No equipment necessary; smiles and high-fives encouraged. Rain or shine.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 6:30 am 7:00 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Exercise with Nancy Bruning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/outdoor-exercise-with-nancy-bruning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/outdoor-exercise-with-nancy-bruning Date: July 26, 2017

Join us for free fitness walks in Mornngside Park led by exercise consultant Nancy Bruning. The sessions will include a variety of exercises that use park features such as stairs, benches, and retaining walls to work every muscle group.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone: (646) 318-8544

Location: 123rd Street Park House (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.80199813842800000, -73.95999908447300000 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/competitive-rowing-camp Date: July 26, 2017

For experienced* high school rowers, ages 14 to 18, this summer-long competitive camp meets five days a week, Mondays through Fridays, from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., on the historic Harlem River.

Athletes train with experienced coaches from a variety of competitive collegiate rowing programs. Rowing is a great way to distinguish your child’s college resume, and our seasoned coaches are always available as a resource to discuss rowing at a higher level. We work on enhancing rowing skills and technique in both sweep and sculling boats.

Along with rigorous training, participants compete in select regattas throughout the summer season. For those who are considering rowing at the collegiate level, this camp is the perfect addition to develop their talent.

*Previous rowing experience is defined as at least 10 months of previous rowing experience and/or race experience in at least four high school-level regattas. All participants are selected for this program at our coaches discretion.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-26 2017-07-26 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c056b59d2b3.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: July 26, 2017

Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session. The paintings will celebrate the park as a place of natural beauty and respite in our often chaotic urban environment. The students will work in the style of NYC artist and Rush Director of Education Meridith McNeal.

Rush Summer Session is a free art education program provided to underserved youth by the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Garibaldi Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/free-yoga-at-garibaldi-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/free-yoga-at-garibaldi-plaza Date: July 26, 2017

Get your yoga on in Washington Square Park this summer with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Breathe, move, and stretch with us Wednesday mornings at Garibaldi Plaza. Please bring your own yoga mat.

Free, courtesy of NYC Parks.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593971deb3c70.jpg Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated Date: July 26, 2017

Check out the Poe Visitor Center for an exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe, interpreted by contemporary illustrators Nancy Doniger, Donna Miskend, Dave Kopka and Carol (Klio) Burrell.

About the Artists

  • Donna Miskend is an exhibition curator, is an illustrator, designer and writer. She frequently designs for the August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, and exhibits her artwork throughout the U.S.
  • Michael Patrick Hearn has remained one of the most respected contemporary writers about children’s literature since the publication of The Annotated Wizard of Oz right after college. His many other books include The Annotated Christmas Carol, The Annotated Huckleberry Finn, The Victorian Fairy Tale Book; Myth, Magic and Mystery; and Tommy Ungerer Chronicler of the Absurd. He has created numerous exhibitions including the Tomi Ungerer show at The Eric Carle Museum. He has lectured all over the United States and Europe. He is often interviewed by the media and including byBBC4 and TCM. His latest book is The Annotated Edgar Allan Poe, available soon.
  • James Armstrong has had his plays performed by such theaters as The Attic Ensemble (The Four Doctors Huxley), the Abingdon Theatre Company (Foggy Bottom), Playwrights Forum (The Metric System), Sundog Theatre (Meucci's Message), and Detroit Rep (Capital). He has also adapted for the stage several 19th-century works, including A Christmas Carol, Alice in Wonderland, and Moby-Dick. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and you can keep up with him at www.armstrongplays.com.
  • Dave Kopka engages in books, story boarding, comics, and pre-production work, but is fascinated with exploring a wide spectrum of illustration and being a creative force in visual narrative. Site and contact: davekopka.com, illustration@davekopka.com
  • Nancy Doniger has created many illustrations for the New York Times and appear in print and on the web for publishers and companies worldwide. Her most recent book is Lemonade: and Other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word, written by Bob Raczka for Roaring Brook Press. Site and contact: www.nancydoniger.com
  • Carol (Klio) Burrell is a comics illustrator and native New Yorker. Site and contact: http://spqrblues.com/IV/
  • Charlie Vázquez, is director of the Bronx Writers Center and author, whose work includes San Juan Noir, an anthology by Akashic Books.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Farm and Compost Volunteer Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/farm-and-compost-volunteer-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/farm-and-compost-volunteer-days Date: July 26, 2017

Join the NYC Compost Project and lend a hand at our sustainable farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, but may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-26 2017-07-26 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929753eed195.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Crew Camp (Manhattan)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/crew-camp-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/crew-camp-manhattan Date: July 26, 2017

Since 2004, Row New York has taught summer rowing camps to 6th through 12th graders, beginners and competitors. Camps run out of the beautiful Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse in Manhattan and our newest rowing location, the Paerdegat Basin Launch in Brooklyn.

Campers join for many reasons – fitness, discovery of a new sport, a competitive college application – but ultimately find one common result, a team to call their own.

During our novice Crew Camp your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan. Our three-week camp focuses on fun, fitness, and teamwork while prioritizing safety on the water. Campers are lead by experienced coaches while learning basic rowing techniques and boat moving skills, on and off the water.

No experience is necessary to join!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-26 2017-07-26 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c054e82c2ba.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: July 26, 2017

Plant Patterns features the work of Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao, Adrienne Elise Tarver, Karin Haas, Liesl Pfeffer, and Nick Wildermuth. The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works. Domestic and wild flora have provided artists with inspiration for centuries. The diversity and multitude of plant colors, shapes, and repetitive forms, which evolved to lure pollinators, caution predators, and promote regeneration, are naturally appealing to artists’ sensibilities.

Curated by Jennifer Lantzas, Deputy Director of Public Art, NYC Parks

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp: Mini Camp 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/mini-camp-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/mini-camp-2017 Date: July 26, 2017

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

For kids ages 3 to 5 years old.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947d62e8c0f1.png Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 26, 2017

Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: July 26, 2017

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

Please bring your own yoga mat.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593973976b9db.png Thu, 03 Aug 2017 18:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: July 26, 2017

The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more! Every hour another sport is introduced.

This event is free for participants. Please check in at the recreation center to get a free membership card which will allow you to come into the building when the staff are on break between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. This is a drop-in program, which means that your kids can come and go as they please throughout the day.

Groups are welcome! Please email sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov to arrange a date for your group.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 10:30 am 5:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Fun Stuff At The Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/fun-stuff-at-the-playground1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/fun-stuff-at-the-playground1 Date: July 26, 2017

Enjoy a free series of children's performances, featuring acrobatics, music, and more!

July 12
"The Andrew Show", comedy and uggling

July 19
"Larger Than Life", The Ultimate Boy Band Tribute Show

July 26
CityParks Puppet Mobile presents Cinderella Samba

August 2
"Li’s Traditional Chinese Acrobatics", tumbling and acrobatics

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1891

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.84849929809570000, -73.82559967041016000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Pelham Bay Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-pelham-bay-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-pelham-bay-park Date: July 26, 2017

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


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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pelham Bay Park

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.85860061645508000, -73.80269622802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940024d9e6c5.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: The Ramble]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/central-park-tour-the-ramble http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/central-park-tour-the-ramble Date: July 26, 2017

Coined the 'wild garden' by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens. This truly is a place for the urban explorer to escape the city and get lost in nature.

Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include: the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.

The tour route involves hills, stairs, wood-chipped trails, and uneven terrain. The tour starts at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street) ends at Oak Bridge (West Side of the Ramble between 77th and 78th Streets).

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55241420b51da.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Reading Storytime on Wednesdays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/summer-reading-storytime-on-wednesdays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/summer-reading-storytime-on-wednesdays Date: July 26, 2017

Join librarians from Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.69720421843000000, -73.99818968772900000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Public Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/bryant-park-public-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/bryant-park-public-tours Date: July 26, 2017

Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.

Our guides are loaded with expertise on the park's rich history, award-winning design, distinct amenities, and ongoing maintenance efforts.

Registration is required. Click here to register with Eventbrite.

Please arrive at the Fountain by 10:55 a.m. to check-in with the guide. The tour will depart promptly at 11 a.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75398877622800000, -73.98412519693400000 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Adults Le Petit Zen Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/adults-le-petit-zen-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/adults-le-petit-zen-art Date: July 26, 2017

Adults will create miniature works of art (4"x6" to 2.5"x3.5") to display at home or give as a gift for a loved one; from delicate miniature paper cuttings to vintage art and painted rocks. The work requires intense concentration, following precise directions and use of fine tools for cutting and shaping.

Schedule

  • July: Delicate Paper Cutting lace-like art through precise, delicate paper cutting.
  • August: Painted Animal /Character Rocks - Please bring your own clean stones and mini rocks for this project. We do not supply the stones of rocks.
  • September: ACEO - Create a miniature work of art to exchange with another participant, keep for yourself or to give as a gift.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 11:30 am 1:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Special Express Arts 1]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/special-express-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/special-express-arts Date: July 26, 2017

This art workshop engages special needs adults through art for self expression.

Due to limited space, please call to schedule your group's visit. Groups are scheduled for every two weeks. Everyone should bring their own small, clean rocks, ready for painting.

Themes
May: Painting Cardboard Coaster
June: Painting on Rocks-Nature

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 11:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Stewards - Volunteers Needed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/forest-stewarts-volunteers-needed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/26/forest-stewarts-volunteers-needed Date: July 26, 2017

Volunteer to lend a hand and care for the land during the growing season. Activities may include cutting back vegetation, watering plants, spreading wood chips, and more. Community service credit is available.

Bring water and a snack; recommended for adults and teens, ages 13 and older, who are comfortable with strenuous outdoor activities. .

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-07-26 2017-07-26 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:30:06 EDT