NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2018 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:27:19 GMT <![CDATA[Seasonal Tours: Pride at QBG]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/seasonal-tours-pride-at-qbg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/seasonal-tours-pride-at-qbg Date: June 3, 2018

Taking inspiration from the colors and symbolism of the Pride flag, explore the Garden through the different colors of the rainbow.

Included with Garden admission.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7188863800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-06-03 2018-06-03 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0811c87c7ea.JPG Tue, 29 May 2018 08:29:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: June 3, 2018

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:46 EST
<![CDATA[Heather Garden Tour with Public Garden Designer Ronda M. Brands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/heather-garden-tour-with-public-garden-designer-ronda-m-brands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/heather-garden-tour-with-public-garden-designer-ronda-m-brands Date: June 3, 2018

As part of Garden Days at Fort Tryon Park, join public garden designer Ronda M. Brands for a behind-the-scenes look at the design and planting scheme of the three-acre Heather Garden with its 500 varieties of plants, trees, and shrubs.

Brands and colleague Lynden Miller have served as garden consultants to the Fort Tryon Park Trust since 2009. Learn how they worked with the park’s gardeners and the Olmsted Brother’s original 1935 plant list to strengthen and rejuvenate the Heather Garden to make it a destination with horticultural interest in every season. Their Framework Plan also equipped the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks gardeners with information on how to best sustain the garden for future generations.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a79e6b335ff4.jpg Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:15:01 EST
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 Date: June 3, 2018

On Sundays, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program includes both low and high elements.

The Adventure Course is open to individuals, small groups of friends, and families, aged 8 and older.

Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. First come, first served.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.74260657788600000, -73.74107217788700000 Fri, 25 May 2018 16:44:19 EDT
<![CDATA[The Magic of Omar Olusion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/the-magic-of-omar-olusion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/the-magic-of-omar-olusion Date: June 3, 2018

Magician extraordinaire, Omar Olusion, presents over 15 years of creativity, passion, and family entertainment to keep audiences on their toes and at the edges of their seats!

Two individual performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b06cfbd1e98d.jpg Tue, 29 May 2018 08:44:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Fey Nan Bwa: A Haitian Herb and Song Workshop with Sirene]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/fey-nan-bwa-a-haitian-herb-and-song-workshop-with-sirene http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/fey-nan-bwa-a-haitian-herb-and-song-workshop-with-sirene Date: June 3, 2018

Join Vodou Priestess Sirene Dantor Rene for an afternoon of singing and learning about Haitian herbal wellness. Experience traditional Haitian culture and botanic medicine, learning the importance of herbs and their power to heal.

Families and visitors of all ages are welcome.

Reserve your space on Eventbrite.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af452f3c7737.jpg Fri, 25 May 2018 14:59:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Presentation: Turtle Talk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/nature-presentation-turtle-talk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/nature-presentation-turtle-talk Date: June 3, 2018

June is an active time for turtles, as the females strike out on land in search of safe places to lay their eggs. Join environmental educator Carl Heitmuller from the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for an informative (and humorous) foray into the world of turtles. Meet rotund reptiles from the museum’s collection.

Ages six and older are welcome with an adult.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecaca8ac587.jpg Wed, 09 May 2018 12:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 3, 2018

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecac616d3cb.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 13:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields Date: June 3, 2018

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.

Details

Meet: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk at West 59th Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register here!

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

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76825287727000000, -73.98132829368100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81c991546bc.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Two Performances: Andrea Haenggi & Richard Garet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/two-performances-andrea-haenggi-richard-garet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/two-performances-andrea-haenggi-richard-garet Date: June 3, 2018

As part of the Wilder LIC Exhibition, Flux Factory will host two performances and potluck afternoons at the Windmill Community Garden.

Doors will open at 4 pm.

4:30 pm - Andrea Haenggi's "DON’T TOUCH ME: A Participatory Fieldwork Performance"
RSVP required: See link below
Limited to 15 audience members
Suggested $5 – $10 donation

5:30 pm - Richard Garet, EX·ER·TION; Quadraphonic presentation. Approximately 40'
This event does not need an RSVP.

++ food provided throughout by Flux Iron Chefs!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Windmill Community Garden

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2018-06-03 2018-06-03 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.75306060000000000, -73.93513430000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecc3e7c5643.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 12:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[The Magic of Omar Olusion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/the-magic-of-omar-olusion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/the-magic-of-omar-olusion1 Date: June 3, 2018

Magician extraordinaire, Omar Olusion, presents over 15 years of creativity, passion, and family entertainment to keep audiences on their toes and at the edges of their seats!

Two individual performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

No admission fee. Live entertainment is free to guests. Pay per attraction at the Fantasy Forest Amusement Park; visit fantasyforestnyc.com for game and ride pricing.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b06d08ce708b.jpg Tue, 29 May 2018 08:44:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-lets-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-lets-dance Date: June 3, 2018

Learn to dance like a pro at these Salsa, Cha-Cha and Bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School and featuring DJ Ray Colon.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 6:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da6d8d4880.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:14:31 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Retro Drive-In Cinema: Fiddler on the Roof]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/nyc-parks-retro-drivein-cinema-fiddler-on-the-roof http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/nyc-parks-retro-drivein-cinema-fiddler-on-the-roof Date: June 3, 2018

Join NYC Parks for a free family drive-in movie!

Pack-up the kids in the car and join us in the Manhattan Beach parking lot as we screen this iconic film. Based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, this 1971 comedy-drama centers on Tevye, the father of five daughters, and his attempts to maintain his Jewish religious and cultural traditions as outside influences encroach upon the family's lives. Produced and directed by Norman Jewison, the film stars Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, and Paul Mann.

Know Before You Go
Gates open to the public at 6:45 p.m. Come early to get a good spot. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:20 pm

End time: 11:20 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Manhattan Beach Parking Lot (in Manhattan Beach Park)

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B251 Manhattan Beach Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 8:20 pm 11:20 pm 40.57759857177700000, -73.94450378418000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aabcc841a157.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 14:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Art of Brooklyn Film Festival - Best of the Fest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/movies-under-the-stars-art-of-brooklyn-film-festival-best-of-the-fest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/movies-under-the-stars-art-of-brooklyn-film-festival-best-of-the-fest Date: June 3, 2018

Join NYC Parks and the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival for these free films! The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival is the only independent, international film festival in the world dedicated to Brooklyn’s indie film scene.

Celebrate independent film at this party and movie screening featuring DJ Sugarfree BK, raffles, giveaways, and shorts from the Alumni of the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival at sundown. These films represent some of the most exciting new filmmakers in the Brooklyn indie film scene.

AFTER
Animation, 5 Min.
Directed by Shaun Kelly?
This short animated film follows Scott Barnes and Donna-Maria Valente as they grow up in a small american border town in the south. They fall in love as children and fight to be together in the face of repression, discrimination and intolerence even in death.


PRESS PLAY ALREADY!
Comedy, 9 min
Directed by Will Caballero
A short about two cranky Latino grandparents who start playing a fantasy RPG on their grandson's computer.


PROP WARS: PROP HARDER
Sci-Fi Fantasy/ Comedy, 8 min
??Directed by Gary Scullion
The battle for Movie Prop supremacy rages on, an old fight continues - just sadly now it's down to these 3 geeky fools.


REGULARS
Comedy/Drama, 8 min.
Directed by Jaclyn Gramigna
?Two estranged friends run into each other at an old haunt and bond over their mutual misery.


RENEWAL IN SUNSET PARK
Documentary, 4 min
Directed by Brandon Brown
The largest commingled recycling facility in the United States can be found in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Its design, functionality, and outreach are transforming New York into a more sustainable city.


GUEST HOUSE
Comedy, 27 min
Directed by Aaron Wolf
Lance Wesley (Mark Gessner) lost his job and fiancee on the same day. Depressed and downtrodden, he moves back into his parents' Guesthouse where he spent his youth. As he fights constantly with his frustrated and less-than-patient father (Family Ties/ Tremors Michael Gross), relics from his past pay him a visit. Will his past propel him forward?


SOULFINGER Vs. GOLDFINGER
Comedy, 2 min
Directed by Crazy Legs Conti
An epic battle of SOULFINGER (Denzel Washington) against GOLDFINGER (Al Pacino) Shot just off Brooklyn’s Kent Ave.


YOWZA-CHAN FALLS IN LOVE WITH A CAT
Animation, 1 min
Directed by Tim Pattinson and Zheng Kang
I fell in love with a cat in Seoul, but she attacked me!

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8935

Location: Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5912322e2e54c.png Sat, 02 Jun 2018 11:14:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/introduction-to-meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/introduction-to-meditation Date: June 4, 2018

Known benefits of a regular meditation practice include stress reduction, improved concentration, increased self-awareness and sense of happiness, improved cardiovascular and immune health, and more.

This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat or blanket to sit on.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 7:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 7:00 am 7:45 am 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59442755cc0f0.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Pilates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/bryant-park-pilates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/bryant-park-pilates Date: June 4, 2018

Head to Bryant Park on Monday mornings for a beginner Pilates class, presented by the Pilates Initiative and Return to Life Center. Mats are provided by Balanced Body and are available to the first 30 attendees at each class.

Photo Credit: Angelito Jusay

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0eb9da2bb35.jpg Wed, 30 May 2018 14:29:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/bryant-park-spring-birding-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/bryant-park-spring-birding-tours Date: June 4, 2018

Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours. Located in the heart of Midtown, Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will’s-widow!

Photo Credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4dd5050cbe.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: June 4, 2018

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

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 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 12:14:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: June 4, 2018

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.

Tour Reservations

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 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:56 EST
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: June 4, 2018

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.

Tour Reservations

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: 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 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:56 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: June 4, 2018

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include: the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

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

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: June 4, 2018

Over the course of the 1800s, weddings in New York City evolved from intimate private ceremonies to large, lavish affairs. This exhibition explores the changes in wedding customs as the 19th century progressed, including the trousseau, printed invitations, and the giving of gifts.

Highlights include Eliza Tredwell’s 1820 empire-style embroidered cotton wedding dress and Sarah Ann Tredwell’s 1872 silk bridal dress made in Paris, the highest fashion of the post-Civil War bustle period. Accessories include silk wedding boots, and earrings, corsage, and headpiece of wax orange blossoms.

This exhibition is on view on Thursdays through Mondays (except major holidays) from May 3 to July 30. The house is open on Thursdays from noon to 8:00 p.m. and Fridays through Mondays from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park: Todd Robbins]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/piano-in-bryant-park-todd-robbins http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/piano-in-bryant-park-todd-robbins Date: June 4, 2018

New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park.

This week's performer is Todd Robbins, Ragtime and Classic Tin Pan Alley.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b02f2665e506.jpg Wed, 23 May 2018 10:59:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: June 4, 2018

Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy Guides. Enjoy a great variety of the scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements the Park has to offer. Highlights of this tour include: Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields.

Details

Meet: Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue). Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register here!

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

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81bcc470beb.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 Date: June 4, 2018

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.

Tour Reservations

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: 5:00 pm

End time: 5:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 5:00 pm 5:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:57 EST
<![CDATA[Bushwick Inlet Park Visioning Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/bushwick-inlet-park-visioning-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/bushwick-inlet-park-visioning-session Date: June 4, 2018

Join NYC Parks to share your ideas for the next phase of Bushwick Inlet Park, for the property located at 50 Kent Avenue.

Want to learn more? Want to get involved? Can’t make the meeting? Email suggestions to: BKspecialevents@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 965-8907.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8907

Location: Bushwick Inlet Park House (in Bushwick Inlet Park)

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B529 Bushwick Inlet Park 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.72172493331700000, -73.96043425798400000 Fri, 18 May 2018 08:59:41 EDT
<![CDATA[West African Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/west-african-dance1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/west-african-dance1 Date: June 4, 2018

Get fit while having tons of fun!

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.

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 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594305f136f0d.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: June 5, 2018

Join these morning classes 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.

All ages and levels are welcome. Classes are rain or shine.

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e1c4a664e.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 Date: June 5, 2018

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.

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 workouts, 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.

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.

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 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:45:03 EST
<![CDATA[Free Tai Chi Classes at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/free-tai-chi-classes-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/free-tai-chi-classes-at-washington-square-park Date: June 5, 2018

Improve your balance, strength, flexibility, and coordination in this Taijiquan class open to beginner and experienced alike. This martial art, created in the 19th century in Beijing, China, is a gentle, non-impact exercise benefiting both body and mind. Practitioners Tina and Juan invite you to join them in their practice—northern Wu style—every Tuesday at Garibaldi Plaza.

Classes brought to you by the Washington Square Park Conservancy and 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 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9b0d862742.png Sat, 19 May 2018 21:59:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/fitness-walk Date: June 5, 2018

Join us for a free self-guided fitness walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately 2 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 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: June 5, 2018

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

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 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 12:14:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Up-cycle to Art-Decorative Arts: Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/upcycle-to-artdecorative-arts-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/upcycle-to-artdecorative-arts-adults Date: June 5, 2018

Participants will bring their recyclable items to upcycle to art using various mediums to achieve a decorative affect. Please be aware a piece may take a few weeks to complete. Participants should bring an item they wish to work on (bottles, boxes, cans, containers, plastic, wood, carton). No soft plastics that crush or easily bend. Participants may take inspiration from the season or from art. Facilitator offers prompts, while allowing for individual expression.

April: Rain in a Bottle
May: Boxes and Things
June: Rock and Roll Diorama

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:59:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/bryant-park-yoga Date: June 5, 2018

Stop by the park and join a Tuesday morning class in this flagship series presented by Kevita. Gaiam provides a colorful selection of mats for the first 1,200 participants. If you would like to secure one of our mats, please arrive at least 30 minutes before class begins. Otherwise, feel free to bring your own!

Walk-ins are also welcome.

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil

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 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0eb68bae662.jpg Mon, 11 Jun 2018 09:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[The Jazz Foundation Concert]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/the-jazz-foundation-concert http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/the-jazz-foundation-concert Date: June 5, 2018

To celebrate the re-opening of the Borough Hall farmer’s market, The Jazz Foundation will be performing at the Lorelei Fountain and Garden from 11 am – 1 pm, Tuesday, June 5th. The music will fill the air around the Lorelei Fountain and Garden in Joyce Kilmer Park off the Grand Concourse at 161st Street.

The concert by world-famous musicians is sponsored by the 161st Street BID and GROWNYC. This is the second year that the Jazz Foundation has kicked off the music season for the BID. Stay tuned later in the week as the Sing for Hope Piano, a piano free to play for the public, will grace the fountain again!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lorelai Fountain (in Joyce Kilmer Park)

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X028 Joyce Kilmer Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.82743127064400000, -73.92318177223200000 Mon, 04 Jun 2018 03:13:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: June 5, 2018

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include: the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

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

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 5, 2018

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

This event is free, and admission to the grounds is free before noon.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecacfdefc57.jpg Wed, 09 May 2018 12:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Communication and Socialization for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/communication-and-soacialization http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/communication-and-soacialization Date: June 5, 2018

An opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and picture communication.

Staff and family members of individuals with intellectual disabilities are welcome, as well as college students interested in a career in the field

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:59:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park: Todd Robbins]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/piano-in-bryant-park-todd-robbins http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/piano-in-bryant-park-todd-robbins Date: June 5, 2018

New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park.

This week's performer is Todd Robbins, Ragtime and Classic Tin Pan Alley.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b02f2665e506.jpg Wed, 23 May 2018 10:59:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Classics BookClub: 'On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays' by John Stuart Mill]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/bryant-park-classics-bookclub http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/bryant-park-classics-bookclub Date: June 5, 2018

Join fellow enthusiasts and expert literary facilitators to discuss the classics under the canopy of the park’s London Plane trees. Stop by the Reading Room and get your free book for the discussion, available while supplies last.

This week's book is On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays by John Stuart Mill.

Hosted by Nadine Strossen, Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.75411674857600000, -73.98336881399200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d964fce4ef.jpg Wed, 30 May 2018 14:44:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/gallery-tour Date: June 5, 2018

Learn about Glyndor Gallery exhibitions on a tour led by Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow.

Avifauna: Birds + Habitat features artworks that delve into the relationship between birds and their habitats—from the role birds play in propagating plants to changes in how natural and built environments affect migration patterns. Artists working in photography, video, artist books, wall painting, installation, drawing and sound include Tatiana Arocha, Tanya Chaly, Marna Chester, Nina Katchadourian, Paula McCartney, Jeff Mertz, Peter Morgan, Sarah Nicholls, James Prosek, Jenna Spevackand Fred Tomaselli.

In the Sunroom Project Space, Austin Ballard’s installation Rumorsis on view. Fabricating furniture using cane webbing and epoxy clay, Austin Ballard constructs an immersive domestic setting. Intended as functional sculpture, the forms are reminiscent of Victorian furniture and recall Wave Hill’s history as a private home.

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 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecad1bd8906.jpg Wed, 09 May 2018 12:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: June 5, 2018

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free; registration not required. No groups, please.

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

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81d26d65cf1.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Kid's Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/kids-le-petit-art-dioramas-and-3d-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/kids-le-petit-art-dioramas-and-3d-art Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:44:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Sign Language Class with Baby Fingers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5944219cf25cc.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/yoga Date: June 5, 2018

Join us in beautiful Inwood Hill Park for a free yoga class!

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.

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 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594424cb151b3.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit Date: June 5, 2018

Veteran Donald Calliste leads exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive even after your workout is done.

Please bring a 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 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 6:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.80417773640200000, -73.97017335891700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96a70a62df.JPG Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:44:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: June 5, 2018

Join instructor Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a flowing, multi-level Pilates Mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!

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 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da710dc915.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:14:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/yoga-in-the-park Date: June 5, 2018

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our evening yoga classes.

Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance and Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on water.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.79469323427100000, -73.91434574127200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ab40fc49c44a.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Stargazing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/stargazing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/stargazing Date: June 5, 2018

Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars. Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.

Stargazing at the High Line takes place every Tuesday, beginning at dusk, between Tuesday, April 3, and Tuesday, October 30.

In the event of rain, Stargazing on the High Line will be cancelled. Check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates every Tuesday by 3pm.

Partners
Stargazing at the High Line is presented by Friends of the High Line in partnership with the Amateur Astronomers Association.

Support
High Line Programs are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson.

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212)206-9922

Location: On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 6:45 pm 9:30 pm 40.74177862855900000, -74.00772690773000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5abe4da6c8e7d.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:14:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - Revelations Workshop with Lisa Johnson]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/arts-culture-fun-revelations-workshop-with-lisa-johnson http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/arts-culture-fun-revelations-workshop-with-lisa-johnson Date: June 5, 2018

NYC Parks and Ailey Extension are bringing dance to the people.

Join us for a special Revelations Workshop with Ailey Instructor Lisa Johnson at the Parade Ground near Drummer's Grove in Prospect Park.

Let us know you're joining us! RSVP on Eventbrite at revelationswithailey.eventbrite.com.

About Alvin Ailey Extension
The Ailey Extension offers real classes for real people to embody the legacy of Mr. Ailey by bringing dance back to the people and making dance accessible to all people. Our instructors are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment to give you an unforgettable dance experience.

In partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Parade Ground (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.65080264827700000, -73.96852779388400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad4f133c48bd.jpg Mon, 14 May 2018 11:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: June 5, 2018

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: 212-360-3300

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11963a42b26.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:59:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Poetry: Kenyon Review]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/bryant-park-poetry-kenyon-review http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/bryant-park-poetry-kenyon-review Date: June 5, 2018

Join us for the Bryant Park Reading Room Poetry Series. This week's program is produced in partnership with Kenyon Review.

Sit under the park's London Plane trees and enjoy award-winning poetry by established and emerging poets throughout the summer. Poetry readings are held every Tuesday through September (no program July 3).

Featuring the poets: David Baker, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Terrance Hayes, and Kathleen Ossip.

Books are available for purchase at the event from our partner Kinokuniya and for signing by the poets.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75411674857600000, -73.98336881399200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af4ce9cc27ee.jpg Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

Please note: A recreation center membership is required to participate in this program.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2018-06-05 2018-06-05 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/582dc931cb262.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:42 EST
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Lady Bird]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/movies-under-the-stars-deep http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/movies-under-the-stars-deep Date: June 5, 2018

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

In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California. Rated R.

Come early! Before this screening, we will have complimentary ice cream, popcorn, and more activities related to the movie.

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: St. Nicholas Park 135 Lawn (in St. Nicholas Park)

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M077 St. Nicholas Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.81689834594700000, -73.94899749755900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9dec869e8b.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 14:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[60th Annual Washington Square Music Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/60th-annual-washington-square-music-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/60th-annual-washington-square-music-festival Date: June 5, 2018

Join the Washington Square Music Festival and Music Director Lutz Rath for their 60th season, taking place Tuesdays in June at Garibaldi Plaza.

Tuesday, June 5th: The Festival Chamber Orchestra conducted by Lutz Rath, Robert Ingliss, oboe soloist

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1df5b57b7b.png Fri, 18 May 2018 14:44:41 EDT
<![CDATA[FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/frogwatch-usa-in-the-greenbelt-monthly-monitoring-sessions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/frogwatch-usa-in-the-greenbelt-monthly-monitoring-sessions Date: June 5, 2018

We will hike within the Greenbelt to listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative.

Please bring a headlamp or flashlight. This program is suitable for ages 8+.

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

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 8:15 pm 9:30 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa015e9e646f.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Cobble Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/its-my-park-at-cobble-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/its-my-park-at-cobble-hill-park Date: June 6, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Cobble Hill Association to beautify Cobble Hill Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Cobble Hill Park

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B326 Cobble Hill Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 7:00 am 8:30 am 40.68820190429687500, -73.99600219726562000 Tue, 22 May 2018 13:29:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/free-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/free-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: June 6, 2018

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

Please bring your own yoga mat.

Classes brought to you by the Washington Square Park Conservancy and 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 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1e850dca31.png Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing for Hope Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/sing-for-hope-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/sing-for-hope-piano Date: June 6, 2018

The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to host another Sing for Hope Piano again this year. Come and play our piano, or sit and be entertained with an impromptu performance by talented pianists from around the city. The piano will be inside the Poe Park Visitor Center, so availability will be dependent upon our class schedules. Feel free to call about the schedule.

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 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 31 May 2018 14:14:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/farm-compost-volunteer-opportunities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/farm-compost-volunteer-opportunities Date: June 6, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-06-06 2018-06-06 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a8c447a6148b.JPG Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: June 6, 2018

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

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 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 12:14:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: June 6, 2018

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

Please bring your own yoga mat.

Adults must be present throughout the class.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Drawing in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/arts-culture-fun-drawing-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/arts-culture-fun-drawing-in-the-park Date: June 6, 2018

Participants of all levels will learn tips and techniques to drawing from life by observing natural and man-made settings while exploring beautiful Conference House Park. We will embark on walks to study proportion, perspective, and other artistic principles.

Outdoor sketching workshops will meet at the historic Biddle House. Art materials are provided, bringing a lawn chair is suggested but not a requirement.

The workshops are free and pre-registration is recommended. To register, please email francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b18233c0f6d0.jpg Wed, 06 Jun 2018 14:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[American Sign Language]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/american-sign-language http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/american-sign-language Date: June 6, 2018

Learn to produce and understand signs from American Sign Language. You'll also learn how to use those signs in sentences. Handouts will be provided.

This program consists of 17 lessons that are repeated. Open to all adults.

Start time: 10:45 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 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 10:45 am 11:30 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:59:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields Date: June 6, 2018

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.

Details

Meet: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk at West 59th Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register here!

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

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76825287727000000, -73.98132829368100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81c991546bc.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Author: Writing the Truth]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/bryant-park-author-writing-the-truth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/bryant-park-author-writing-the-truth Date: June 6, 2018

Get the inside scoop on the authors' work, then stick around and get your book signed.

  • Cutter Wood, Love and Death in the Sunshine State: The Story of a Crime
  • Stacy Horn, Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York

Books are available for purchase at the event from our partner Kinokuniya.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 12:30 pm 1:45 pm 40.75411674857600000, -73.98336881399200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d911089202.jpg Wed, 30 May 2018 14:44:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park: Todd Robbins]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/piano-in-bryant-park-todd-robbins http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/piano-in-bryant-park-todd-robbins Date: June 6, 2018

New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park.

This week's performer is Todd Robbins, Ragtime and Classic Tin Pan Alley.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b02f2665e506.jpg Wed, 23 May 2018 10:59:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Adults Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/adults-le-petit-delicate-paper-art-mini-dioramas http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/adults-le-petit-delicate-paper-art-mini-dioramas Date: June 6, 2018

Adults will create mini dioramas, delicate miniature paper cuttings-to-art card editions and originals (ACEO), and cardboard art. Participants will learn how to create miniature pieces. They will learn miniature pieces can be quite detailed and take time to create.

Participants are encouraged to take their time and concentrate on creating a fully-developed piece.

April: Delicate Paper Cutting
May: ACEO Cardboard Art (Florals, Still Life, Landscape) Mix Media
June: Rockin' Art Painted Rocks

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: June 6, 2018

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free; registration not required. No groups, please.

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

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81d26d65cf1.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/recycle-to-art Date: June 6, 2018

Learn to make really cute art out of recyclable materials.

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 07 May 2018 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/farm-open-hours Date: June 6, 2018

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

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-06-06 2018-06-06 3:30 pm 5:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a8c48f601150.JPG Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Astoria Park Carnival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/astoria-park-carnival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/astoria-park-carnival Date: June 6, 2018

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Inc. is pleased to bring you the 2018 Astoria Park Carnival. Join us from June 6 through June 10 to enjoy rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. We can't wait to see you there!

Schedule of Events

  • Wednesday, June 6 and Thursday, June 7: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 8: 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 9: noon - midnight
  • Sunday, June 10: noon - 11:00 p.m.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Parking Lot (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 4:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.77659988403320000, -73.92369842529297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afc5839ce928.jpg Fri, 18 May 2018 15:14:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/family-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/family-yoga Date: June 6, 2018

Come together in a lighthearted environment for family yoga fun!

Age- and developmentally-appropriate yoga poses, animated breathing exercises, and soothing relaxation techniques awaken the inner-child of all age participants. Laughter and love fill each class and is sure to inspire the entire family.

Parents and kids of all ages are welcome.

*No class on Wednesday, July 4.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 5:30 pm 6:15 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5942fc9909731.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Dance Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/bryant-park-dance-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/bryant-park-dance-party Date: June 6, 2018

Dance Party, hosted and produced by Talia Castro-Pozo, includes superb bands and expert dance instruction for extraordinary dancing experiences each Wednesday evening.

All ages are welcome to explore a different dance genre each week, including salsa, bhangra, swing, and more.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 6:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e63ba86d1.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/zumba Date: June 6, 2018

Join us in the park for Zumba, an aerobic exercise and cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivational international music with unique movements.

Please note: There will be no sessions on June 27 and July 4.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78979873657226600, -73.78479766845703000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:44:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Workshop for Queens Volunteers: Queens Parks Connections]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/workshop-for-queens-volunteers-queens-parks-connections http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/workshop-for-queens-volunteers-queens-parks-connections Date: June 6, 2018

Partnerships Academy Workshops

Partnerships for Parks (PfP) invites you to join us at one of our many free and open to the public workshops offered year-round! They are a great way to meet, network, and learn the skills needed to get involved with, build, or sustain your park group.

Upcoming Workshop: Queens Parks Connections

Are you a park volunteer in Queens? Make connections with other community members caring for their local parks and learn about the amazing work park groups are doing across Queens. You will learn how to spruce up your neighborhood park, get funding, and work with NYC Parks staff in your borough. Dinner provided.

Topics Include:

  • An overview of how NYC Parks are built
  • The NYC Parks resources available to you
  • How to work with your local NYC council member
  • Updates from other active community leaders in Queens

Featured Speakers:

  • Vincent Cirrito, Queens team leader, NYC Parks Capital Projects

Vincent Cirrito is a registered landscape architect and team leader for NYC Parks Capital Projects for the borough of Queens. Vincent manages a team of sixty NYC Parks employees including directors, landscape architects, and resident engineers that oversee all capital investment to parks in Queens.

  • Niki Kokkinos, Director of Land Use & Scheduling, Council Member Constantinides

Niki is a lifelong Astoria resident and has worked in the office of City Council Member Costa Constantinides for the last four years. Her responsibilities include overseeing matters related to land use and zoning, coordinating communications between city agencies and constituents, and maintaining the council member’s schedule. Niki holds a Master of Urban Planning degree from NYU Wagner and received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Queens College.

  • Stephanie Joseph, Recreation Supervisor, NYC Parks

As a recreation supervisor, Stephanie Joseph monitors four afterschool camps and four summer camps in the borough of Queens. Stephanie develops and plans a diverse array of recreational activities for camp participants, furthering the mission of NYC Parks’ Public Programs Recreation Division to enable all New Yorkers to lead physically active and intellectually stimulating lives through sports, fitness, outdoor adventure, technology, education, and the arts.

  • Alexa Weitzman & Cynthia Ribadeniera, group leaders, Yellowstone Park Alliance

Yellowstone Park Alliance was first established in January 2016 with the help of group leader, Alexa Weitzman. Their first priority was successfully advocating to Council Member Karen Koslowitz for safer gates for their playground, the plans for which are currently underway. Advocacy quickly grew into further community engagement through “It’s My Park” beautification projects, and special events including a winter nature event, an Earth Day festival, and a basketball tournament. Most notably, Yellowstone Park Alliance acquired three years of Parks Equity Initiative funding totaling $50,000. Alexa and co-leader Cynthia Ribadeniera are passionate about building community around their local green space, Yellowstone Park.

  • Gretha Suarez, Shah Tariq, Sara Baral, Queens Outreach Coordinators, Partnerships for Parks

Gretha, Shah, and Sara are the Partnerships for Parks Outreach Coordinators for Queens, acting as the first point of contact for park groups and volunteers in their respective districts. They work to support and sustain existing community park groups, and to guide new groups that are just starting out by helping them find the appropriate people and resources to transform their green spaces.

For more information or questions, please email relzinga@cityparksfoundation.org.

Register here.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Overlook Building Conference Room

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2018-06-06 2018-06-06 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.71071100000000000, -73.83554940000000000 Thu, 31 May 2018 13:14:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: June 6, 2018

End your day with Hatha yoga led by Hollis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels.

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and 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 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da7609d251.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:14:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/yoga-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/yoga-at-the-battery Date: June 6, 2018

Yoga in The Battery is back this summer twice a week! Tejal Patel will lead open level yoga practice on the Woodland Lawn overlooking the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty.

June 3 through September 30

  • Sundays: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Wednesdays: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours while supplies last, first come first served.

Photo credit: Rob Alcantar

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Woodland Lawn (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.70219198352000000, -74.01546913523500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afc51bcc5cdb.JPG Sat, 19 May 2018 21:59:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Boot Camp with Ruel Davis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/fitness-boot-camp-with-ruel-davis http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/fitness-boot-camp-with-ruel-davis Date: June 6, 2018

Ready to work hard and sweat with NYC's newest skyline behind you? Ruel Davis returns to Hudson Park for a new season of boot camp!

This one-hour, intense class will challenge you, and keep you coming back for more!

This series is free and open to the public.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Tue, 05 Jun 2018 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[America's Boating Course]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/americas-boating-course1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/americas-boating-course1 Date: June 6, 2018

America's Boating Course is a complete Boating Safety Certificate program covering the basics of recreational boating. The course is designed for boaters using all types of watercraft. This NASBLA approved boating safety course has 4 chapters to include: information about boats and personal wartercraft; how to make your boat safer and more comfortable; boating laws and regulatuions you must follow (Rules of the Road). You will also receive personal interaction with certified United States Power Squadron instructors (feel free to ask questions); a full color 244 page boating safety course manual; a boating instruction CD; a digital charting DVD, and instruction on NYS required questions.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-565-7952

Location: World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 7:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.73580169677734400, -73.83845520019531000 Tue, 08 May 2018 21:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Waterfront Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/free-waterfront-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/free-waterfront-zumba Date: June 6, 2018

Join us for free 60-minute Zumba classes!

No prior experience required; from beginners to Zumba pros, all are welcome.

Classes are taught by Sophie Walters, a Certified Zumba Instructor and ZIN member (Zumba Instructor Network). Sophie lives in Long Island City and has been dreaming of teaching a Zumba fitness class in her neighborhood.

Sophie is a Group Fitness Instructor at Crunch and New York Health and Racquet Clubs, where she also teaches Spin and Strong by Zumba (R).

Please note: This class is FREE, but please register on Eventbrite.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.74312210083000000, -73.96025848388700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b102c72c11ed.png Thu, 31 May 2018 14:44:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: June 6, 2018

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area. It's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 293-5934

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center

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X261 West Bronx Recreation Center 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.84410095214844000, -73.91880035400390000 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:44 EST
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: 101 Dalmations (1961)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/movies-under-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/movies-under-the-stars Date: June 6, 2018

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

Pups are pilfered by the evil would-be furrier Cruella de Vil. Voices: Rod Taylor, Ben Wright, Lisa Davis, Betty Lou Gerson.

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; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Katzman Playground (in Yellowstone Park)

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Q425 Yellowstone Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.72620010375976600, -73.84790039062500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1045d804304.jpg Thu, 31 May 2018 15:14:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Boss Baby]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/movies-under-the-stars-boss-baby http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/movies-under-the-stars-boss-baby Date: June 6, 2018

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

A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.

Come early! Before this screening we will have complimentary ice cream, popcorn, face painters and more activities related to the movie.

Know Before You Go:

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: De Witt Clinton Park

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M022 De Witt Clinton Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.76819992065430000, -73.99430084228516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9e4cb6a5ba.jpg Tue, 15 May 2018 10:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Web Series Wednesday]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/movies-under-the-stars-web-series-wednesday http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/movies-under-the-stars-web-series-wednesday Date: June 6, 2018

Join NYC Parks, the Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment and the Black TV & Film Collective for this free evening of exciting webisodes.

Get your popcorn and watch web series from NYC filmmakers. The screening will be preceded by an introduction of the filmmakers and a short talk on the creative process.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot for the screening. Feel free to bring your own picnic blanket or chair as there is limited deating. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Crispus Attucks Playground

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B102 Crispus Attucks Playground 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.68159866333008000, -73.95919799804688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0340aa01359.png Tue, 22 May 2018 09:44:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: June 7, 2018

Join these morning classes 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.

All ages and levels are welcome. Classes are rain or shine.

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e1c4a664e.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 Date: June 7, 2018

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.

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 workouts, 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.

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.

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 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:45:03 EST
<![CDATA[Chancellor's Day: Professional Development Day for Educators, Teachers, and Youth Leaders]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/chancellors-day-professional-development-day-for-educators http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/chancellors-day-professional-development-day-for-educators Date: June 7, 2018

This is an adult only workshop geared towards educators, and is CTLE credit certified. Educators, teachers, and youth leaders learn about two nature-based curriculums: Growing Up WILD and Project Learning's Tree Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood.

Growing Up WILD is an award-winning environmental education program for early childhood educators, teachers, and youth leaders working with children aged 3 to 7 years old. Activities focus on animals and habitats through games, snacks, crafts, and songs!

Project Learning's Tree Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood integrates nature-based exploration, art, literature, math, music and movement, and outdoor play into early childhood education settings. The detailed lesson plans outline activities that encourage children to explore, discover, and communicate in expressive ways. This workshop is geared to all educators who work with children aged 3 to 7 years old. Educators who attend, receive the PLT Early Childhood activity guide (including the "Environmental Experiences" CD) with lesson plans and additional resources for Early Childhood instruction.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 8:00 am 3:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1ba441f76e.png Wed, 23 May 2018 12:14:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/free-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/free-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: June 7, 2018

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

Please bring your own yoga mat.

Classes brought to you by the Washington Square Park Conservancy and 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 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1e850dca31.png Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Chancellor's Day: Professional Development Day for Educators, Teachers, and Youth Leaders]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/june-7-chancellors-day-professional-development-day-for-educators http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/june-7-chancellors-day-professional-development-day-for-educators Date: June 7, 2018

This is an adult only workshop geared towards educators, and is CTLE credit certified. Educators, teachers, and youth leaders learn about nature-based curriculum Project Learning's Tree Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood.

Project Learning's Tree Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood integrates nature-based exploration, art, literature, math, music and movement, and outdoor play into early childhood education settings. The detailed lesson plans outline activities that encourage children to explore, discover, and communicate in expressive ways. This workshop is geared to all educators who work with children aged 3 to 7 years old. Educators who attend, receive the PLT Early Childhood activity guide (including the "Environmental Experiences" CD) with lesson plans and additional resources for Early Childhood instruction.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 9:00 am 3:30 pm 40.58380126953125000, -74.12329864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1b679b9881.png Wed, 23 May 2018 12:14:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Horticulture Volunteer Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/horticulture-volunteer-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/horticulture-volunteer-days Date: June 7, 2018

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational day where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with our plants. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.

Please note: Registration is required (includes Garden Admission).

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-06-07 2018-06-07 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b08192d0ce62.png Thu, 31 May 2018 14:44:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing for Hope Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/sing-for-hope-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/sing-for-hope-piano Date: June 7, 2018

The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to host another Sing for Hope Piano again this year. Come and play our piano, or sit and be entertained with an impromptu performance by talented pianists from around the city. The piano will be inside the Poe Park Visitor Center, so availability will be dependent upon our class schedules. Feel free to call about the schedule.

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 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 31 May 2018 14:14:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Rutland Road Greenstreets]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/its-my-park-at-rutland-road-greenstreets http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/its-my-park-at-rutland-road-greenstreets Date: June 7, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of East Flatbush/District #17 to beautify the greenstreets at Rutland Road, Remsen Avenue, and E. 52nd Street. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rutland Street Greenstreets

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2018-06-07 2018-06-07 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.66075448805400000, -73.92920161904900000 Thu, 24 May 2018 09:59:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/fitness-walk Date: June 7, 2018

Join us for a free self-guided fitness walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately 2 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 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: June 7, 2018

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

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 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 12:14:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/self-advocacy-for-individuals-with-special-needs http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/self-advocacy-for-individuals-with-special-needs Date: June 7, 2018

This current events discussion group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.

Join this group to connect with others who want to explore how current events impact our lives, and how we can impact our government. In the process, hone your self-advocacy skills and be part of a community dedicated to making sure all voices are heard.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 04 Jan 2018 15:44:44 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live Date: June 7, 2018

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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.77471985104800000, -73.99253714084600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da2548ef64.jpg Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:44:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Special Express Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/special-express-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/special-express-arts Date: June 7, 2018

Artists will be creating a mixed media art using construction paper, magazine cutouts, cloth, string, acrylic paint, and glue.

We will be providing these materials. We advise that participants bring any other materials they might like to use (like any magazine images or computer printouts along with any small objects they would like to incorporate into their collage).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:14:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: June 7, 2018

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free; registration not required. No groups, please.

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

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81d26d65cf1.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century1 Date: June 7, 2018

Over the course of the 1800s, weddings in New York City evolved from intimate private ceremonies to large, lavish affairs. This exhibition explores the changes in wedding customs as the 19th century progressed, including the trousseau, printed invitations, and the giving of gifts.

Highlights include Eliza Tredwell’s 1820 empire-style embroidered cotton wedding dress and Sarah Ann Tredwell’s 1872 silk bridal dress made in Paris, the highest fashion of the post-Civil War bustle period. Accessories include silk wedding boots, and earrings, corsage, and headpiece of wax orange blossoms.

This exhibition is on view on Thursdays through Mondays (except major holidays) from May 3 to July 30. The house is open on Thursdays from noon to 8:00 p.m. and Fridays through Mondays from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:29:36 EDT