NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:00:13 GMT <![CDATA[Green Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/green-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/green-team Date: June 3, 2017

The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants. The Green Team is a wonderful opportunity to learn about gardening, enjoying nature, and making the park look its best.

All volunteers must fill out a waiver onsite and submit it before any activity begins. Volunteers 18 years old or younger should submit their waiver signed by a parent or guardian; volunteers 16 years old or younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No experience necessary.

New volunteers, please complete this form to RSVP.

Registered volunteers, please log-in to your volunteer profile to schedule yourself.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:15:23 EST
<![CDATA[Free Rabies Vaccines for Dogs and Cats]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/free-rabies-vaccines-for-dogs-and-cats http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/free-rabies-vaccines-for-dogs-and-cats Date: June 3, 2017

Bring your dogs and cats to Tompkins Square Park on Sunday, June 3 for free rabies vaccines.

Please note: Pre-registration is recommended due to limited supply. To pre-register, please call (347) 396-7998, on Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or register online at nyc.gov/doglicense. Dogs and cats with a history of allergic reaction to the vaccine will not be vaccinated.

Dog licensing is also available. Purchase and get your tag right away!

Checks, money orders, and credit cards are accepted.

For more information, please call 311.

Proudly sponsored by: New York City Department of Health, Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, Animal Care Centers of NYC, and NYC Parks.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Tompkins Square Park

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M088 Tompkins Square Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.72570037841797000, -73.98120117187500000 Thu, 25 May 2017 11:44:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/free-yoga-brooklyn1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/free-yoga-brooklyn1 Date: June 3, 2017

Free fitness classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! On Saturdays, join our free yoga classes in the garden!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Garden of Hope

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2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.68339920043945000, -73.94010162353516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59270718b4bed.JPG Tue, 30 May 2017 17:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/free-yoga-brooklyn2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/free-yoga-brooklyn2 Date: June 3, 2017

Free fitness classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! Join us in the garden on Saturdays for a free yoga class.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Jane Bailey Memorial Garden

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2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.68759918212890600, -73.95819854736328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59270a3428d90.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/free-yoga-east-harlem http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/free-yoga-east-harlem Date: June 3, 2017

Free fitness classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! Join us in the garden for a free yoga class!

Free yoga mats available for temporary use.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target East Harlem Community Garden

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2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.79660034179687500, -73.93409729003906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59270f7b85227.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/shape-up-zumbaadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/shape-up-zumbaadults Date: June 3, 2017

Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.

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 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:14:57 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Fly Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/bryant-park-fly-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/bryant-park-fly-fishing Date: June 3, 2017

Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging. Equipment will be provided.

Class spaces are first-come, first-served. To register, visit orvis.com/newyorkcity and click the blue and gold "Join Us" banner.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Orvis

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2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75311208147800000, -73.98086478220900000 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[National Trails Day: Blaze the Pat Dolan Trail]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/national-trails-day-blaze-the-pat-dolan-trail http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/national-trails-day-blaze-the-pat-dolan-trail Date: June 3, 2017

Join us for a day devoted to protecting the Pat Dolan Trail at the Willow Lake Nature Preserve. Discover the Pat Dolan Trail's unique wetland habitat that is home to a variety of rare plants and wildlife. Volunteers will install the path's first trail markers!

Please wear sturdy shoes and clothing that can get dirty. Space is limited and registration is required. To register, please visit allianceforfmcp.org/stewardship or call (718) 760-6561. This volunteer event is suitable for ages 13 and older.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6561

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.72269821166992000, -73.82700347900390000 Tue, 23 May 2017 17:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Union Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-union-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-union-square-park Date: June 3, 2017

This It's My Park season, make Union Square Park bloom! Join the Union Square Partnership to celebrate our park. Take part in fun for the whole family with children's activities, including a planting area, face painting, refreshments and more. Stick around for a historical 90-minute walking tour, beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.73630142211914000, -73.99009704589844000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at New Dorp Beach Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-great-kills-park-r016 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-great-kills-park-r016 Date: June 3, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park by helping to clean and beautify the playground area at New Dorp Beach Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (904) 415-3849

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

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R016 Great Kills Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.56447321330000000, -74.09757971760000000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Raymond Bush Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-raymond-bush-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-raymond-bush-playground Date: June 3, 2017

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to clean up the world one piece of trash at a time, and doing so while staying active at Raymond Bush Playground. Good for your body and your good for your home! We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Raymond Bush Playground

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2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.68650054931640600, -73.94159698486328000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 12:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Albemarle Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground Date: June 3, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 564-5983

Location: Albemarle Playground

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B297 Albemarle Playground 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.64569854736328000, -73.98059844970703000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Eleanor Roosevelt Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-eleanor-roosevelt-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-eleanor-roosevelt-playground Date: June 3, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Eleanor Roosevelt Playground to continue beautifying our park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 813-9149

Location: Eleanor Roosevelt Playground

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B359 Eleanor Roosevelt Playground 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.69269726944000000, -73.93563372894300000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance Date: June 3, 2017

Experience the joy of movement and dance.

Free classes are led by former and current members of the internationally-renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance.

Open to all levels and ages.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 26 May 2017 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/lucy-wilner-us-and-them-birds-at-the-intersection-of-natural-and-manmade-worlds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/lucy-wilner-us-and-them-birds-at-the-intersection-of-natural-and-manmade-worlds Date: June 3, 2017

Join us for an exhibit at Conference House Park, Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds, on display through July 23.

Wilner’s paintings explore the realms of imagination evoked by today’s new ecological and trans-species consciousness. Far from naturalistic, they present symbolic relationships, especially those between human beings, our histories, tools, and environments, and the natural world.

Gallery hours: Monday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. / Closed holidays / Free admission

Opening reception: Saturday, May 13, 2017 / 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Image: Lucy Wilner, Aperture (detail), 72” x 60” inches, acrylic on canvas 2016

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59075dee7abf6.jpg Wed, 03 May 2017 17:30:09 EDT
<![CDATA[National Learn-to-Row Day: Free Basic Rowing Lesson]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/national-learntorow-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/national-learntorow-day Date: June 3, 2017

Join Row New York for National Learn to Row day on June 3, 2017, for a totally free event, and learn the basics of a sport that will stay with you for a lifetime. We’ll introduce you to basic rowing techniques and get you out on the water.

Bonus: explore our beautiful boathouses on tours being offered throughout the day. You can choose from two of our boathouse locations: the Meadow Lake Boathouse in Queens, from noon to 3:00 p.m., and the Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse in Manhattan from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Our Queens boathouse invites any person with a disability to join us for adaptive rowing sessions.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590caadd8b40b.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Rainbow Passage]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/family-art-project-rainbow-passage http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/family-art-project-rainbow-passage Date: June 3, 2017

Explore the colors of the rainbow! Look at light refracted through water. Collect transparent materials and create a spectrum to glue and frame into bright window hangings. Or add your piece to a stained glass–like temporary group installation vivifying the glass doors of the Sally and Gilbert Kerlin Learning Center.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590cdd3c0e32d.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/discovery-walks-for-families-towering-trees http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/discovery-walks-for-families-towering-trees Date: June 3, 2017

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

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

Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in and to pick up Discovery Kits.

Terrain: Uneven, with hills, stairs, and wood-chipped trails; may not be suitable for strollers.

Please RSVP to let up know your're coming

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5910b5cbf19cd.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Historic New York: Fort Totten Tunnel Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/historic-new-york-fort-totten-tunnel-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/historic-new-york-fort-totten-tunnel-tour Date: June 3, 2017

Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.

Explore this historic fort in Queens with our Urban Park Rangers.

Please note: Due to limited space, registration is required; to register, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Registration opens on Wednesday, May 24.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Fort Totten Park

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.79240036010742000, -73.77700042724610000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5910d60491841.jpg Wed, 24 May 2017 15:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park Date: June 3, 2017

Volunteer this It's My Park season with the Friends of Conference House Park to show some tender loving care to our beloved park. Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Volunteer Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/community-volunteer-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/community-volunteer-day Date: June 3, 2017

Roll up your sleeves and keep Queens Botanical Garden clean and green! Led by QBG staff, volunteers will participate in a variety of gardening activities. Refreshments will be served.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58e2834ff1f34.JPG Thu, 25 May 2017 17:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Baywaters]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/science-in-the-park-baywaters http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/science-in-the-park-baywaters Date: June 3, 2017

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

Boots will be provided.

Please note: There will be no program on Saturday, May 27 (Memorial Day Weekend).

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Little Bay Park

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:30 am 12:00 pm 40.78960037231445000, -73.78700256347656000 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut Date: June 3, 2017

Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park Date: June 3, 2017

Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.

Colorful outfits are encouraged!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c07c687d486.JPG Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: New York City Fish Count]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-new-york-city-fish-count http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-new-york-city-fish-count Date: June 3, 2017

As part of the annual World Science Festival, we will wade into the Hudson River to collect and count what species of fish we find. How will our site differ from others? Join us for this fun waterside event!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 172nd Street Beach (in Fort Washington Park)

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M028 Fort Washington Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.84538650512700000, -73.94603729248000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c1bae8e480d.jpg Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: June 3, 2017

Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. All ages are welcome. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!

There will be free monthly workshops facilitated by community leaders covering gardening, nutrition, and craft related topics.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a4ab18fbc.JPG Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen Date: June 3, 2017

Each summer on Saturday morning for the past 60 years, New Yorkers of all ages have listened to Andersen tales and other stories, folktales, and fairytales from around the world told by a group of brilliant storytellers at the Hans Christian Andersen Statue in Central Park. This landmark New York event continues this summer, with storytelling happening every Saturday from June through September.

Laura Simms and Ambassador Riggelsen will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Nightingale" and Joy Kelly will share the Haitian story "A Very Happy Donkey," with music by Art Baron.

Storytelling is held rain or shine. The stories are appropriate for children six years old and up. Parents or guardians are asked to sit with their children.

This free program is funded by the Hans Christian Andersen Story Telling Center, Inc.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77450180053711000, -73.96779632568360000 Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[National Trails Day Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/national-trails-day-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/national-trails-day-hike Date: June 3, 2017

Get out in the Greenbelt! This National Trails Day, take a light hike around the Greenbelt Nature Center to enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the N trail!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58ebcfeba160e.jpg Tue, 02 May 2017 19:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Wade Into the Bronx River: Great Fish Count]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/wade-into-the-bronx-river-great-fish-count http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/wade-into-the-bronx-river-great-fish-count Date: June 3, 2017

Join the Bronx River Alliance in exploring the Bronx River at Concrete Plant Park. This is a free, family event where we will provide waders (adult sizes only- children must wear rainboots) and guide to looking under the surface of the river.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Concrete Plant Park

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X305 Concrete Plant Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.82690048217773400, -73.88480377197266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58ee3f47a288c.jpg Mon, 22 May 2017 12:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Audubon I: Incredible Invertebrates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/popup-audubon-i-incredible-invertebrates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/popup-audubon-i-incredible-invertebrates Date: June 3, 2017

Join the Alliance to examine the tiniest creatures in Prospect Park. Pop-Up Audubon I is best for ages 8 and under.

Adventure Hike, noon - 1:00 p.m.: Alliance naturalists will introduce you to the natural history of Prospect Park and the Park's hidden trails. Recommended for families with children 5 and older. This program leaves promptly at noon.

Nature on the Go!, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Join Alliance naturalists to discover the diverse array of aquatic life by examining the specimens of Prospect Park Lake. This program leaves promptly at 1:00 p.m. Nature's Helpers, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This program leaves promptly at 2:00 p.m.

Family Birdwatching, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: After learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home. This program leaves promptly at 3:00 p.m.

Presented by Con Edison.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Vanderbilt Street Playground (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.65489578247070000, -73.97294616699219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f514504219.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-up Audubon II: Water Detectives]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/popup-audubon-ii-water-detectives http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/popup-audubon-ii-water-detectives Date: June 3, 2017

What's in the Park's water? Join Prospect Park Alliance to learn about water chemistry and identify the creatures that live in and around the Park’s waterways. Pop-up Audubon II is best for children 8 and over. Events include:

  • Discovery Pack, 11 am–4 pm: Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Shoreline Water Walk, noon–1 pm: Join Alliance naturalists for a guided nature walk and explore the plants and wildlife that make the lakeshore so special.
  • Junior Naturalists, 1–2 pm: Discover the creatures that live in Prospect Park’s waterbodies and the chemistry that helps them grow in this citizen science program.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 2–3 pm: Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This program leaves promptly at 2 pm.
  • Family Bird Watching, 3–4 pm:After learning how to use binoculars, join Alliance naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Presented by Con Edison.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f522826496.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-wolfes-pond-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-wolfes-pond-park Date: June 3, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with New York City Mountain Bike Association to clean the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park. Volunteers should wear sturdy shoes and bring water, bug repellent, and sunscreen.

We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 9178855843

Location: Wolfe's Pond Park House (in Wolfe's Pond Park)

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.51743626775300000, -74.19087117910400000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Drew Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-drew-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-drew-playground Date: June 3, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bringing the Peace to spend the day in the park assisting with clean up and engaging in fun activities for children at Drew Playground. We look forward to caring for the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Drew Playground

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X021 Drew Playground 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.83309936523437500, -73.90329742431640000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/central-park-tour-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/central-park-tour-north-woods Date: June 3, 2017

The North Woods is the largest of the Park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City. Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.

Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.

The tour route involves many hills and stairs, and some uneven terrain. The tour starts at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues), and ends near the Pool (103rd Street and Central Park West).

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/589a1dbb84ab0.JPG Mon, 08 May 2017 16:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 3, 2017

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until 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 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590cdda15dff4.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[World Science Festival Fish Count]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/world-science-festival-fish-count http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/world-science-festival-fish-count Date: June 3, 2017

Join our Natural Areas Team on June 3 as part of the World Science Festival's Great Fish Count! Educators and biologists will be on hand as participants strap on waders and go out into the Harlem River to cast nets in search of the underwater life right here in NYC. We will be learning about the diversity of life in the river and what they need to survive and even thrive.

This event is free for all ages!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5912136f7c39c.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Hike the Heights 13: Raw Beauty]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/hike-the-heights-13-raw-beauty http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/hike-the-heights-13-raw-beauty Date: June 3, 2017

In the 13th installment of our celebration of northern Manhattan parks, we want to reflect on how there is raw beauty in these urban gems! Join us as we build on the things that unite us as a neighborhood and as a City.

You can meet us at Sunken Playground or choose a location below and join neighbors hiking to the celebration:

From the North

  • Ring Garden (Dyckman and Broadway), meet at 10:00 a.m.
  • Swindler Cove (Dyckman and 10th Avenue), meet at 10:30 am
  • J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (175th Street and Fort Washington Avenue), meet at 10:00 a.m.

From the South

  • Central Park (110th Street and Central Park West), meet at 10:00 a.m.
  • Morningside Park(123rd Street and Morningside Avenue), meet at 10:30 a.m.
  • St. Nicholas Park (135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue), meet at 11:00 a.m.
  • Jackie Robinson Park (148th Street and Bradhurst Avenue), meet at 11:30 a.m.
  • Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art and Storytelling Plaza (155th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue), meet at 11:00 a.m.

What to Bring
Bring along sunglasses or a hat, a refillable water bottle, and don't forget sunscreen and bug repellent. Water and food will be provided at the celebration. Bring a friend and/or your family and your camera if you wish. If you have allergies, don't forget appropriate medications and supplies.

What to Wear
Wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers, in case you get too hot or cold.

About the Hike the Heights
Hike the Heights is an annual community hike and celebration in northern Manhattan parks that promotes the use of the Giraffe Path, an urban trail that connects the Cloisters to Central Park. This family-friendly event invites New Yorkers to explore and celebrate the area’s natural treasures by combining physical activity, art, and fun! For more information about Hike the Heights, visit hiketheheights.org.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 167th Street and Edgecombe Avenue (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 11:30 am 3:00 pm 40.83802512090800000, -73.93622896075200000 Wed, 31 May 2017 15:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Greencycle Go Green! BK Festival Swap]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/greencycle-swap http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/greencycle-swap Date: June 3, 2017

It's time for the biggest Greencycle Swap of the year. Bring some clothing, shoes, books, toys, bicycles, phones household items or electronics, and swap it for others' at the Go Green! BK Festival!

We will accept electronics until 4 PM. Cleaned, gently used and working items please. No need to bring anything to take items. Out of consideration for others, we may limit folks to the 1 bag or the number of bags that you've brought to donate to the swap. We do not allow taking donated items to resell. Why? Because all remaining items are donated to local homeless shelters for neighbors truly in need. $10 suggested donation a family to help cover costs.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 987-2765

Location: McCarren Park Field House (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72192382812500000, -73.95179748535156000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:14:45 EDT
<![CDATA[National Learn-to-Row Day: Free Basic Rowing Lesson]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/national-learntorow-day-free-basic-rowing-lesson http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/national-learntorow-day-free-basic-rowing-lesson Date: June 3, 2017

Join Row New York for National Learn to Row day on June 3, 2017, for a totally free event, and learn the basics of a sport that will stay with you for a lifetime. We’ll introduce you to basic rowing techniques and get you out on the water.

Bonus: explore our beautiful boathouses on tours being offered throughout the day. You can choose from two of our boathouse locations: the Meadow Lake Boathouse in Queens, from noon to 3:00 p.m., and the Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse in Manhattan from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Our Queens boathouse invites any person with a disability to join us for adaptive rowing sessions.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.73580169677734400, -73.83845520019531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590caadd8b40b.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Grow NYC Stop ‘N’ Swap]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/grow-nyc-stop-n-swap http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/grow-nyc-stop-n-swap Date: June 3, 2017

Bring clean, reusable, portable items, such as clothing, housewares, electronics, books, and toys that you no longer need. Take home something new-to-you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something.

Please do NOT bring: furniture, large items, expired or open food, unsealed personal care products, medicine, dirty or ripped clothing, fabric scraps, incomplete toys and games, non-working electronics, magazines, tube TVs, or sharp objects.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 768-3195

Location: Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)

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B111 J.J. Byrne Playground 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.67293930053711000, -73.98460388183594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590b810c06e73.png Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:14:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Garden Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/family-garden-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/family-garden-walk Date: June 3, 2017

Visit favorite, family-friendly locations in the gardens on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590cde02b9a90.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Spring Scavenger Hunt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/spring-scavenger-hunt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/spring-scavenger-hunt Date: June 3, 2017

Join us for a fun-filled day of obstacle courses, music, a scavenger hunt, face painting, and more!

For accessibility information, please call Gabriela Padewska by Thursday, June 1 at (718) 393-7370.

Sponsored by Council Member Donovan J. Richards

This event was origianlly scheduled for May 13.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Brookville Playground (in Brookville Park)

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Q008 Brookville Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66260147094726600, -73.74199676513672000 Tue, 16 May 2017 09:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Brooklyn's Go Green Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/go-green-brooklyn-festival-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/go-green-brooklyn-festival-2017 Date: June 3, 2017

Since 2008, Go Green! Brooklyn Festival has become an annual staple of community life in Williamsburg/Greenpoint. Now in its 10th year, Go Green! is the place to learn about local sustainability initiatives while sampling local food, art, and music.

Participating organizations, businesses, schools, crafters and artists inform and entertain the thousands of park-goers that enjoy McCarren Park on a beautiful summer day.

This year's event includes green exhibitors, school sustainability challenges, fitness workshops, dance performances, educational & scientific displays concerning our environment, a Greencycle Swap, volunteer park clean ups, artand a carefully curated eco-market.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 am

Contact phone: 347-559-1410

Location: Bedford Avenue & Lorimer Street Entrance (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 12:00 pm 5:00 am 40.72337869430500000, -73.95168924331700000 Fri, 02 Jun 2017 17:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark Graphic Novel Workshop Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/arts-culture-fun-make-your-mark-graphic-novel-workshop-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/arts-culture-fun-make-your-mark-graphic-novel-workshop-series Date: June 3, 2017

In this workshop series for 4 Saturdays in June, you will learn the foundations of what makes up a graphic novel or comic. Participating artists should already have fleshed out characters and environments along with an understanding of perspective. We will cover composition, image and text relationships as well as lighting. Please bring a sketchbook and ruler. All other supplies will be provided. No experience necessary.

Maurice Buckley is an Illustrator, sculptor, storyteller and educator. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts at Alfred University in 2013. Since then he's been teaching art all around New York City, through organizations such as The Art Student's League of New York, and Doing art together. In addition to teaching he works from home as a comic book artist. He currently resides in Brooklyn New York and is working on launching a comic book company with his colleagues and mentors.

Space is limited, so please RSVP to reserve your spot to letitia.guillory@parks.nyc.gov

In partnership with the Art Students League Seeds of the League

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718.965.8942

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

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B529 Bushwick Inlet Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.72172493331700000, -73.96043425798400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5938340360fac.jpg Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Aloha to Summer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/aloha-to-summer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/aloha-to-summer Date: June 3, 2017

Join NYC Parks and Council District 28 for a afternoon of games, inflatabes, music, popcorn, ices, a photo booth, and more!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Phil "Scooter" Rizzuto Park

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Q129 Phil "Scooter" Rizzuto Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.69480133056640600, -73.82160186767578000 Thu, 04 May 2017 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at McCarren Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-mccarren-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/its-my-park-at-mccarren-park Date: June 3, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to encourage park attendees to reimagine the way they encounter the park space by inviting them to become caretakers of the beautiful green space we love at McCarren Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.71909209612800000, -73.95207405090300000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:29:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Public Art Exhibition Opening: 14 Sculptors On the Rock 2017: An Exhibition of Sculpture]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/public-art-exhibition-opening-14-sculptors-on-the-rock-2017-an-exhibition-of-sculpture http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/public-art-exhibition-opening-14-sculptors-on-the-rock-2017-an-exhibition-of-sculpture Date: June 3, 2017

Join NYC Parks and 14 Sculptors for the opening of the public art exhibition On the Rock 2017.

This public art exhibition features 16 sculptures, 15 artists, and 14 sites that celebrate the spirit and beauty of the Rockaways. The featured sculptures lining the seaside range from the intimate to the monumental. The exhibition will be on view through October 9, 2017 and displayed adjacent to the newly-completed boardwalk on Shore Front Parkway, Rockaway Beach, Queens from Beach 73rd Street to Beach 108th Street.

Additional information is available on the 14 Sculptors website at 14Sculptors.com.

Image Credit: Herb Rosenberg, A Monument to Hope, 2017, image courtesy of the artist

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8114

Location: Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach)

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Q050 Rockaway Beach 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 12:30 pm 2:00 pm 40.58319854736300000, -73.81539916992200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59249783de825.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 15:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Walks for Families: Time Travelers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/discovery-walks-for-families-time-travelers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/discovery-walks-for-families-time-travelers Date: June 3, 2017

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses. Journey through time – from the Ice Age, through Colonial times, to today – and discover how Manhattan’s geography shaped the design (and use) of the Harlem Meer landscape.

Please RSVP to let up know your're coming

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5910b85fe5a4d.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county Date: June 3, 2017

Come view original artwork celebrating nature and the natural environment of Staten Island. Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County is sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization.

Exhibition hours: Monday – Friday by appointment only, Saturday 1:00 – 4:00 p.m

Organized & curated by Gail Middleton / Creative Photographers Guild

Opening reception: Saturday, May 6, 2017 / 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59088cfc9d17a.jpg Tue, 02 May 2017 15:14:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/rocking-the-boat-free-community-rowing-sailing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/rocking-the-boat-free-community-rowing-sailing Date: June 3, 2017

Rocking the Boat invites you all to free community rowing experience.

Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways. The free program takes place every Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

For three of those days, community members can also try their hand at sailing.

Free Sailing

The City’s only sailing program aims to make sailing a staple of the South Bronx waterfront. Free sailing takes place on:

  • Sunday, June 10
  • Saturday, August 12
  • Sunday, September 10

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 466-5799

Location: Hunts Point Riverside Park

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X336 Hunts Point Riverside Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 1:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81750106811523400, -73.88240051269531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5909ec80b4a13.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:15:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Historic New York: Little Red Lighthouse Open House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/little-red-lighthouse-open-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/little-red-lighthouse-open-house Date: June 3, 2017

Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city's long history.

The Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse, erected in 1880 and moved to its current site in 1921, has become widely known as the children's literary landmark "The Little Red Lighthouse." A Ranger will be on hand to provide information about the history of this unique landmark while you tour the inside.

Open-House, first come, first served. Enter the park at 181st Street and Plaza Lafayette.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-628-2345

Location: Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park)

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M028 Fort Washington Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.85010147094726600, -73.94680023193360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590a46d19d9f4.JPG Wed, 03 May 2017 17:15:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildlife Viewing: Horseshoe Crabs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/wildlife-viewing-horseshoe-crabs http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/wildlife-viewing-horseshoe-crabs Date: June 3, 2017

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing sports in the urban jungle.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-319-7258

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.87039947509765600, -73.78669738769531000 Wed, 03 May 2017 17:15:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/family-day Date: June 3, 2017

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of games, crafts, an animal show, inflatables, and more!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Rufus King Park

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70389938354492000, -73.80339813232422000 Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:29:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Spring Garden Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/spring-garden-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/spring-garden-tours Date: June 3, 2017

Explore seasonal garden highlights at the Queens Botanical Garden with QBG's knowledgeable staff on the first weekend of each month. Tours are drop-in and free with Garden admission.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-06-03 2017-06-03 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b4642fc5312.JPG Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Storefront Science: All About Plants]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/storefront-science-kids-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/storefront-science-kids-workshop Date: June 3, 2017

Explore the natural world around you with Dr. A!

Join Dr. A for a bunch of plant-based experiments—how they grow, what they look like inside—and take home your own potted herb!

Please note: Space is limited to 15 children (ages 5 to 11) . RSVP is required; please email RSVP@FortTryonParkTrust.org to register

Funded through the generosity of Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86520004272461000, -73.92880249023438000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c6fd2f4c1a6.jpg Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:14:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Storytime & Craft]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/queens-botanical-garden-childrens-book-reading-and-craft-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/queens-botanical-garden-childrens-book-reading-and-craft-day Date: June 3, 2017

Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon with a reading of On Beyond Bugs: All about Insects by Tish Rabe, followed by a bug magnifier craft.

This event is recommended for ages 10 and younger.

Sponsored by the World Flower Children’s Foundation.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-06-03 2017-06-03 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58cfd5a8eaaf7.PNG Thu, 25 May 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/union-square-park-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/union-square-park-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour Date: June 3, 2017

The Union Square Partnership hosts a free walking tour entitled “Union Square: Crossroads of New York,” led by the historians at Big Onion Walking Tours. Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.

The tour begins at the Abraham Lincoln statue in Union Square Park near 16th Street. Look for the guide holding a "Union Square: Crossroads of New York" sign at the statue.

Reservations are not required for individuals, but are required for groups of 10 or more. To RSVP for a group, please call (212) 517-1826.

Tours are held every Saturday (except major holidays).

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.73630142211914000, -73.99009704589844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5876ae30340f5.jpg Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:15:02 EST
<![CDATA[Crochet Amigurumi-Cup-O'-Joy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/crochet-amigurumicupojoy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/crochet-amigurumicupojoy Date: June 3, 2017

Crochet an adorable Amigurumi Cup-O'-Joy tea cup and tea bag.

Materials needed: #4 bright color of your choice yarn for the tea cup and a color for your favorite tea (cherry, mint, lemon, etc) and string, size F crochet hook, tapestry needle,stitch marker, and poly-fill. (Adults)

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/paper-arts-crafts-sun-and-moon-in-warm-and-cool-colors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/paper-arts-crafts-sun-and-moon-in-warm-and-cool-colors Date: June 3, 2017

Make fun things with paper arts and crafts.

Themes
May: Paper Bouquet for Mother's Day
June: Tie Card for Father's Day

This program is suitable for kids ages 6 to 12 years old.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: West Side Stories]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/central-park-tour-west-side-stories http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/central-park-tour-west-side-stories Date: June 3, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.78196334838867000, -73.97141265869140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570802e3d4ca3.JPG Mon, 08 May 2017 16:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Flax to Linen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/flax-to-linen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/flax-to-linen Date: June 3, 2017

Join Prospect Park Alliance to check on the flax crop we planted in the spring and try out the tools used to make flax into linen cloth. Touch and feel different types of linen, and weave and sew a small linen pouch to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f4d480e1a7.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[The Great Miguelino at Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/the-great-miguelino-at-forest-park-carousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/the-great-miguelino-at-forest-park-carousel Date: June 3, 2017

Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

About Forest Park Carousel: Forest Park Carousel is located in Forest Park, Woodhaven, Queens. This gem was hand-carved in 1903 by Master Daniel Muller,and is (since 2013) a NYC Landmark.

About The Great Miguelino Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks. They don’t call him “The Great Miguelino” for nothing

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59249327f1510.png Tue, 30 May 2017 18:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/gallery-tour Date: June 3, 2017

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

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590cde5f811f3.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/activity-table Date: June 3, 2017

Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new. Activities are appropriate for all ages!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-06-03 2017-06-03 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929741d3ec6e.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[The Great Miguelino at Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/the-great-miguelino-at-forest-park-carousel1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/the-great-miguelino-at-forest-park-carousel1 Date: June 3, 2017

Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

About Forest Park Carousel: Forest Park Carousel is located in Forest Park, Woodhaven, Queens. This gem was hand-carved in 1903 by Master Daniel Muller,and is (since 2013) a NYC Landmark.

About The Great Miguelino Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks. They don’t call him “The Great Miguelino” for nothing

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59249327f1510.png Tue, 30 May 2017 18:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Dance Fest LES]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/dance-fest-les1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/dance-fest-les1 Date: June 3, 2017

Join the El Jardin del Paraiso for a dance festival for Lower East Side groups, featuring East Village dance youth, professional companies, duos, and soloists.

This two-day festival will host dance workshops:

  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Dance Workshops open to everyone
  • 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Youth performances by local groups
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Dance Companies command the stage

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: El Jardin Del Paraiso

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2017-06-03 2017-06-03 4:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72230148315430000, -73.97920227050781000 Wed, 31 May 2017 17:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Silent Disco]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-silent-disco http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-silent-disco Date: June 3, 2017

Don headphones and party on the pier with hundreds of all-ages revelers at this Quiet Clubbing event featuring two live DJs of different genres. Shift DJs with a flick of a switch and sway along to the same song as your friends or to your own tune.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 5:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c05d9fa6cb1.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Brooklyn]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/family-camping http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/family-camping Date: June 3, 2017

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

To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Registration opens on Wednesday, May 24. Selected parties will be notified of meeting locations and other details.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Marine Park

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B057 Marine Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.60272115863300000, -73.92570495605500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5910d740a5d27.JPG Mon, 08 May 2017 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Art of Brooklyn Film Festival - Best of the Fest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/art-of-brooklyn-film-festival1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/art-of-brooklyn-film-festival1 Date: June 3, 2017

Join NYC Parks and the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival for these free films!

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.

BEHIND THE WALL (Drama, 16 minutes) Bat-Sheva Guez, director

This film uses magical realism to explore the story of an injured dancer who discovers a surprise in her new Brooklyn apartment.

CAP’N FLAPJACK AND THE CURSE OF THE STICKY ANCHOR (SciFi, 18 minutes) Josh Steinbauer, director

Cap'n Flapjack, a lonely pirate, trudges through life and work in mourning and melancholy. As the chef and messenger of a pancake delivery service, his journey ranges from the poet to the bosses. When his contract dries up, he sinks into an existential panic. Will making his final delivery be the wake-up smell he needs to move on? Shot in Brooklyn in the now-defunct Factory Studios.

STICKY FINGERS (Drama, 12 minutes) Gabriella Moses, director

Cassie embraces her edgier side under the guidance of her best friend, Lucy, by dying her hair and with it gaining new confidence over her sexuality. Shot on location all over Brooklyn.

PHOTO OP (Drama/Thriller, 10 minutes) Dave Solomon, director

A lonely Brooklyn photographer (Randy Harrison, "QUEER AS FOLK"), who enjoys capturing candid couples on film, has his eyes set on a specific someone who he has been watching from afar (Aaron Lazar, WOLF OF WALL STREET). As he attempts to make contact for the first time, it

Celebrate Brooklyn 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.

BEHIND THE WALL (Drama, 16 minutes) Bat-Sheva Guez, director

This film uses magical realism to explore the story of an injured dancer who discovers a surprise in her new Brooklyn apartment.

CAGE (Animation, 4 minutes) Pengpeng Du, director

Life is liberty in a CAGE. CAGE represents a situation that is filled with a lot of constraints, or a habit or an addiction that is hard to get rid of. This project is to present a Chinese cultural and traditional visual style to audiences. On the other hand, CAGE tries to inspire them to recall their memory and consider what the meaning of life is to them individually. Created at Brooklyn's Pratt Institute.

WHAT'S EATING DAD? (Comedy, 10 minutes) Michael Goldburg, director

When Chloe meets her boyfriend's parents for the first time, what's really for dinner is something she never imagined. In the vein of Woody Allen meets Shaun of the Dead, WHAT'S EATING DAD? is award-winning Brooklyn filmmaker Michael Goldburg's hilariously absurd, prizewinning, horror-comedy.

The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival is the only independent, international film festival in the world dedicated to Brooklyn’s indie film scene.

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: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8935

Location: Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5912322e2e54c.png Wed, 31 May 2017 11:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Campfire Conversations: The Power of Fire]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/campfire-conversations-the-power-of-fire http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/campfire-conversations-the-power-of-fire Date: June 3, 2017

Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library present a campfire conversation for kids! Join us around the campfire at the Lefferts Historic House for a workshop on fire building and fire safety with Prospect Park Alliance Educator Rafe Shaffer, followed by an exploration of the power of fire in myth and legend with resident storyteller Tammy Hall.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f4e0cf0327.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 16:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Art of Brooklyn Short Film Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/art-of-brooklyn-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/art-of-brooklyn-film-festival Date: June 3, 2017

The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival presents the "Best of the Fest." This collection of shorts from the 2016 Art of Brooklyn Film Festival represents some of the most exciting new filmmakers in the Brooklyn indie film scene.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8935

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.64670181274400000, -74.00239562988300000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:45:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Presents: Shakespeare - The Merry Wives of Windsor]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/bryant-park-presents-shakespeare http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/bryant-park-presents-shakespeare Date: June 3, 2017

Join us on the lawn for a full production of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Produced by the Drilling Company.

Friday performances are part of Bryant Park Presents's Friday Picnics, featuring over 100 blankets free to borrow, food vendors from the Hester Street Fair, and beer and wine also available for purchase.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 Wed, 03 May 2017 14:29:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Moana]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/movies-under-the-stars-moana http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/movies-under-the-stars-moana Date: June 3, 2017

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

A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island in this Oscar-nominated film.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Conference House Park

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.50279998779297000, -74.25250244140625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58dea23206479.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 13:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Under the Stars: Moana]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/movie-under-the-stars-moana http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/movie-under-the-stars-moana Date: June 3, 2017

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

A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:00 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: 20th Avenue and 38th Street (in Woodtree Playground)

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Q332 Woodtree Playground 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.90239715576172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58e68cdec0361.jpg Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:29:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Secret Life of Pets]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/movies-under-the-stars-the-secret-life-of-pets http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/movies-under-the-stars-the-secret-life-of-pets Date: June 3, 2017

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

Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding, and must find their way home. During their journey, they encounter a vicious bunny who plans to lead a group of abandoned pets on a mission of revenge against humanity.

Know Before You Go:

You should arrive by 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, 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!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Concrete Plant Park

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X305 Concrete Plant Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.82690048217773400, -73.88480377197266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590b740c7474c.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 10:15:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/movies-under-the-stars-mission-impossible-rogue-nation-20151 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/movies-under-the-stars-mission-impossible-rogue-nation-20151 Date: June 3, 2017

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

Ethan and his team face off against a secret organization known as the Syndicate, who are intent on bringing down the IMF. Rated PG-13.

This event is sponsored by Council Member Ben Kallos.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive by 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: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: John Jay Park

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M045 John Jay Park 2017-06-03 2017-06-03 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.76919937133789000, -73.94950103759766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58efbfd0683c3.JPG Fri, 12 May 2017 16:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Secret Life of Pets]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/movies-under-the-stars-the-secret-life-of-pets1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/03/movies-under-the-stars-the-secret-life-of-pets1 Date: June 3, 2017

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In this delightful animated feature, the quiet life of Max (Louis C.K.), a spoiled terrier, is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a an unruly stray whom Max (Eric Stonestreet) instantly dislikes. During their walk outside, they encounter a group of ferocious alley cats and end up in a truck that's bound for the pound. Luckily, Snowball (Kevin Hart), a rebellious bunny, swoops in to save the doggy duo from captivity. In exchange, Snowball demands that Max and Duke join his gang of abandoned pets on a mission against the humans who've done them wrong.

Know Before You Go:

You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. 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: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: J.H.S. 62 Ditmas Junior High School

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2017-06-03 2017-06-03 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.63761021119400000, -73.97135345688600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59123859f2f83.jpg Sat, 03 Jun 2017 12:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/nyrr-open-run-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/nyrr-open-run-marine-park Date: June 4, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.60794394557300000, -73.93746501207400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa422a8c80.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi Date: June 4, 2017

Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park Date: June 4, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50255203247100000, -74.25181579589800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa44f36213.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/nyrr-open-run-crotona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/nyrr-open-run-crotona-park Date: June 4, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.84100554638500000, -73.89473199844400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa493b5021.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/nyrr-open-run-cunningham-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/nyrr-open-run-cunningham-park Date: June 4, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.72980117797851600, -73.77359771728516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa4c73adad.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Trains to Trails: Staten Island Hiking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/trains-to-trails-staten-island-hiking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/trains-to-trails-staten-island-hiking Date: June 4, 2017

Did you know that NYC Parks maintains and operates over 50 miles of hiking trails on Staten Island? Many of these off-road and natural trails are less than a 15-minute walk from public transportation, including the Staten Island Railway!

Join us on National Trails Day for our first Trains to Trails event where we will hike from the SIR Tottenville station through Conference House, Long Pond Park, and Mt. Loretto, then back to the SIR Richmond Valley station.

The hike will cover approximately five miles of varying terrain and natural habitats, and is an easy to moderate hike. Hikers should come dressed in sturdy boots or hiking shoes. Please bring water and snacks to keep you going.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1403

Location: MTA Staten Island Railway-Tottenville Station

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2017-06-04 2017-06-04 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.51136779785156000, -74.25208282470703000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59090709ce920.jpg Tue, 02 May 2017 19:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Northerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park Date: June 4, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the neighbors of Westerleigh to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 815-8765

Location: North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park)

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R078 Northerleigh Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.62205155290000000, -74.13385927680000000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:29:49 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Ehrenreich-Austin Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/its-my-park-at-ehrenreichaustin-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/its-my-park-at-ehrenreichaustin-playground Date: June 4, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Earth Citizens Club at Ehrenreich-Austin Playground to clean up at Ehrenreich-Austin Playground. Afterwards, stick around for City Park's Foundation PuppetMobile presentation of Cinderalla Samba. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 744-5103

Location: Ehrenreich-Austin Playground

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Q304 Ehrenreich-Austin Playground 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.71549987793000000, -73.83679962158200000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:29:49 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at South Clove Road Cemetery/Old Clove Baptist Cemetery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/its-my-park-at-south-clove-road-cemetery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/its-my-park-at-south-clove-road-cemetery Date: June 4, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Abandoned Cemeteries to clean and beautify South Clove Road Cemetery. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Clove Road Cemetery

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R155 South Clove Road Cemetery 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.60879654980000000, -74.09144866960000000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:29:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/free-yoga-at-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/free-yoga-at-hudson-park Date: June 4, 2017

Join HY/HK Alliance for morning yoga with Malorie Bryant! Bring a mat.

All levels are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekend Volunteer Corps]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/weekend-volunteer-corps http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/weekend-volunteer-corps Date: June 4, 2017

Get involved in your community! Help spruce up gardens, paint fences and benches, weed, spread mulch, clean and maintain pathways. We can accommodate any group ranging from just a few people to up to 40 volunteers.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.66170120239258000, -73.97080230712890000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 16:29:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Rainbow Passage]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/family-art-project-rainbow-passage http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/family-art-project-rainbow-passage Date: June 4, 2017

Explore the colors of the rainbow! Look at light refracted through water. Collect transparent materials and create a spectrum to glue and frame into bright window hangings. Or add your piece to a stained glass–like temporary group installation vivifying the glass doors of the Sally and Gilbert Kerlin Learning Center.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590cdf80e40cc.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 16:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/yoga-in-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/yoga-in-the-garden Date: June 4, 2017

Enjoy a morning yoga class on the lawn. Participants should bring a mat, dress appropriately, and expect to be outside, unless precipitation or excessive humidity occurs. Classes are offered in partnership with Yoga Haven. All levels welcome. Continues Sundays through June and July 9.

$25/$15 Wave Hill Member. Pre-registration recommended online or onsite at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 10:00 am 11:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590cdf1d2d060.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Spellbound Children's Theatre: Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, Please]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/spellbound-theatre-stand-clear-of-the-closing-doors-please http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/spellbound-theatre-stand-clear-of-the-closing-doors-please Date: June 4, 2017

This one-of-a-kind storytelling performance follows a lost toy, Catbear, as he travels through the tunnels of New York City on six different subway lines, looking for his owner. Each train has its own story, and Catbear experiences all the sights and sounds of New York City before landing home again. Interactive and intimate, this show is ideal for children ages 2-5.

Performances at 10 am & 11:15 am

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 768-3195

Location: Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)

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B111 J.J. Byrne Playground 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.67293930053711000, -73.98460388183594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5911ec263e79c.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:45:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Roger Morris Park Garden Volunteer Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/roger-morris-park-garden-volunteer-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/roger-morris-park-garden-volunteer-day Date: June 4, 2017

Whether you have a green thumb or just a curiosity for what makes the garden grow, all are welcome to volunteer in Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion, once a month under the supervision of NYC Parks.

All tools and instructions are provided, just bring a willingness to get a little dirty as we beautify our special garden.

Close-toed shoes are required. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

RSVP by emailing John.Kelly@parks.nyc.gov

Groups must RSVP by May 22.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58cff0c98d14c.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Day at Freshkills Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/discovery-day-at-freshkills-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/discovery-day-at-freshkills-park Date: June 4, 2017

Explore the world’s largest landfill-to-park project at this free event! Discovery Day is a one-day opportunity to visit normally closed sections of Freshkills Park before they open to the public.

Discover the 2,200-acre park’s rolling hills and views of New York City with bicycling, tours, activities, and hiking across miles of trails.

Shuttles will make trips to and from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5381

Location: Freshkills Park Event Entrance

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2017-06-04 2017-06-04 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.58599853515625000, -74.19180297851562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c186249d0e3.jpg Tue, 02 May 2017 19:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[15th Annual Drums Along the Hudson]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/15th-annual-drums-along-the-hudson http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/15th-annual-drums-along-the-hudson Date: June 4, 2017

Join NYC Parks and Lotus Music and Dance for this annual Multicultural Celebration and Native American Festival.

This is a free event featuring Native American, Japanese, Brazilian, Flamenco, and Korean dancers and drummers from around the world! The festival combines a celebration of Native American heritage, culture, and art with the diversity of New York City. Spanish, African, Brazilian, and Tibetan cultures will also be celebrated with food, music, and dancing. Activities include a Tree of Peace planting, international cuisine, Native American storytelling, a Pow Wow, crafts. and visits from Captain Planet.

Photo Credit: Manhattan Times News

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91860198974610000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5697cfb5b46dc.jpg Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:45:05 EST
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: June 4, 2017

Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. All ages are welcome. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!

There will be free monthly workshops facilitated by community leaders covering gardening, nutrition, and craft related topics.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a4ab18fbc.JPG Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-up Audubon II: Water Detectives]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/popup-audubon-ii-water-detectives http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/popup-audubon-ii-water-detectives Date: June 4, 2017

What's in the Park's water? Join Prospect Park Alliance to learn about water chemistry and identify the creatures that live in and around the Park’s waterways. Pop-up Audubon II is best for children 8 and over. Events include:

  • Discovery Pack, 11 am–4 pm: Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Shoreline Water Walk, noon–1 pm: Join Alliance naturalists for a guided nature walk and explore the plants and wildlife that make the lakeshore so special.
  • Junior Naturalists, 1–2 pm: Discover the creatures that live in Prospect Park’s waterbodies and the chemistry that helps them grow in this citizen science program.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 2–3 pm: Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This program leaves promptly at 2 pm.
  • Family Bird Watching, 3–4 pm:After learning how to use binoculars, join Alliance naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Presented by Con Edison.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f522826496.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/its-my-park-at-leif-ericson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/its-my-park-at-leif-ericson-park Date: June 4, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to beautify at Leif Ericson Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 972-1721

Location: Leif Ericson Park Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park)

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B052 Leif Ericson Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.63167225669400000, -74.01325619220700000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:29:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Nature Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/kids-nature-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/kids-nature-hike Date: June 4, 2017

cOn our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city's urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Clinton Avenue and Prospect Avenue (in Goodhue Park)

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R169 Goodhue Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.63890075683594000, -74.09770202636719000 Tue, 02 May 2017 19:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Basic Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/basic-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/basic-canoeing Date: June 4, 2017

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.

Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older. Participation in a manadatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is requied.

This basic canoeing program is great for all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt South and Major Deegan Expressway (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-06-04 2017-06-04 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.88589859008789000, -73.89669799804688000 Thu, 04 May 2017 16:30:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Garden Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/kids-garden-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/04/kids-garden-workshop Date: June 4, 2017

Come learn about common New York City weeds and their uses, and help us build our weed library! Kids ages five and older are welcome. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 443-7361

Location: 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden

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2017-06-04 2017-06-04 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.72430038452100000, -73.98210144043000000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 16:29:45 EDT