NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:54:19 GMT <![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: August 23, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-08-23 2016-08-23 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/577544c62193f.png Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: August 23, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2016-08-23 2016-08-23 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5775454b87227.png Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Poetry Featuring Cave Canem]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/bryant-park-poetry-featuring-cave-canem http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/bryant-park-poetry-featuring-cave-canem Date: August 23, 2016

Join Bryant Park Corp. for an evening of poetry, featuring Jacqueline Jones LaMon, Evie Schockley, Janice Lowe, and Purvi Shah.

Produced in partnership with Cave Canem

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-08-23 2016-08-23 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:00:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Pilates with the Fitness Guru]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru Date: August 23, 2016

These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you how to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.

  • Registration begins at 6:30 pm before each class.
  • Remember to bring a mat if you have one (a limited number of mats are available on a first-come, first-served basis with valid ID)
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult..
  • All participants must sign a waiver each night before participating.

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-08-23 2016-08-23 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.70389938354492000, -73.99240112304688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5758851a9ee54.jpg Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Race]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/movies-under-the-stars-race http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/movies-under-the-stars-race Date: August 23, 2016

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

Race is a 2016 biographical sports drama film about African American athlete Jesse Owens, who won a record-breaking four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.[4] Directed by Stephen Hopkins and written by Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse, the film stars Stephan James as Owens, and co-stars Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, William Hurt and Carice van Houten.

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. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:45 pm

End time: 9:45 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Wingate Park

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B254 Wingate Park 2016-08-23 2016-08-23 7:45 pm 9:45 pm 40.65859985351600000, -73.94429779052700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4d864dd2e4.jpg Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:00:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Rocky]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/movies-under-the-stars-rocky http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/movies-under-the-stars-rocky Date: August 23, 2016

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

In this Oscar-winning classic, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) is a struggling club fighter, making ends meet as a debt collector. Dreaming of becoming a pro boxer, Rocky is presented a once in a lifetime opportunity to fight heavyweight champion Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers). Though many believe he won’t stand a chance, Rocky must prove to himself that he can go the distance for his dignatory.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 7:45 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. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:45 pm

End time: 9:45 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: John Paul Jones Park

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B035 John Paul Jones Park 2016-08-23 2016-08-23 7:45 pm 9:45 pm 40.61109924316406000, -74.03389739990234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b2237442493.jpg Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:00:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Gremlins]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/arts-culture-fun-the-goonies http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/arts-culture-fun-the-goonies Date: August 23, 2016

Bring a blanket,chair and a friend and enjoy outdoor movies FREE! Some seats will be provided.

"Don't expose him to bright light. Don't ever get him wet. And don't ever, ever feed him after midnight." This sage advice is ignored midway through Gremlins, with devastating results. This comic Joe Dante effort is set in a Norman Rockwell-esque small town at Christmastime. Seeking a unique gift for his son an erstwhile inventor (Hoyt Axton) purchases a cute, fuzzy little "Mogwai" from a Chinatown shopkeeper's (Keye Luke) grandson (John Louie), who dispenses the above-mentioned warning before closing the deal. Meanwhile, young bank clerk Billy Peltzer (Zach Galligan) must suffer such antagonists as rich-bitch Mrs. Deagle (Polly Holliday) and priggish Gerald (Judge Reinhold) while pursuing his romance with Kate (Phoebe Cates). These and a variety of other plot strands are tied together when the lovable mogwai (named Gizmo) is exposed to bright light and gotten wet. In short order, the town is invaded by nasty, predatory Gremlins, who lay waste to everything in sight as Billy and Kate try to contain the destruction.

In case of rain the screening moves indoors.

Start time: 7:45 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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2016-08-23 2016-08-23 7:45 pm 10:00 pm 40.72953033447265600, -74.00550842285156000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57757df8208d1.jpg Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Movie Nights: An American Tail: Fievel Goes West]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/summer-movie-nights-an-american-tail-fievel-goes-west http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/summer-movie-nights-an-american-tail-fievel-goes-west Date: August 23, 2016

Watch An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991, G) under the NYC sky! Join us for an animated western - cats versus mice! A family of mice decide to move out to the west, where cats and mice are rumored to live in peace.

The film starts at sunset, between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.

Start time: 7:55 pm

End time: 9:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Westervelt Community Garden

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2016-08-23 2016-08-23 7:55 pm 9:45 pm 40.64419937133789000, -74.08470153808594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5706791d318db.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer League Wheelchair Basketball Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/summer-league-wheelchair-basketball-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/summer-league-wheelchair-basketball-tournament Date: August 23, 2016

Come out and play wheelchair basketball this summer at the Al Oerter Recreation Center! If you've never played wheelchair basketball before, this is your opportunity to learn, have fun and show other players that "You've Got Game!"

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-08-23 2016-08-23 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Norm of the North]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/movies-under-the-stars-the-good-dinosaur http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/movies-under-the-stars-the-good-dinosaur Date: August 23, 2016

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

In this animated comedy for the whole family, an oddball polar bear named Norm (voice of Rob Schneider) is outraged when he learns that human beings are planning to build condos in his Arctic home. He and three lemming pals decide to go to New York City to confront the real-estate developer responsible. Heather Graham, Ken Jeong, Gabriel Iglesias, Bill Nighy, and Loretta Devine also lend their voices.

Know Before You Go
Movie begins at dusk. You should come early to get a spot and bring a chair or blanket. All ages welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: 111th Street and 53rd Avenue (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-08-23 2016-08-23 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.74330139160200000, -73.85140228271500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b722d7585d5.jpg Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[FMCP Movie Night: Norm of the North]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/fmcp-movie-night-norm-of-the-north http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/fmcp-movie-night-norm-of-the-north Date: August 23, 2016

Norm the polar bear doesn't know how to hunt, but he does possess the unique ability to talk to humans. When the wealthy Mr. Greene unveils his idea to build luxury condos in the Arctic, Norm realizes that his beloved home is in jeopardy. Accompanied by three mischievous lemmings, Norm stows away on a ship to New York. Once there, he meets a surprising ally who helps him hatch a scheme to sabotage the shady developer's plans.

Bring your own chair or blanket to this fun, free event.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

Location: 111th Street Parking Lot (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-08-23 2016-08-23 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.74219894409180000, -73.85050201416016000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/movies-under-the-stars-norm-of-the-north http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/movies-under-the-stars-norm-of-the-north Date: August 23, 2016

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

In a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals who have abandoned traditional predator/prey roles in favor of civilized coexistence, uptight rabbit police officer Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) is forced to work with charismatic fox con artist Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman) to crack a major case involving the mysterious disappearance of some carnivorous citizens. But when a few of the missing critters reappear, having reverted to pre-enlightenment savagery, it exposes existing anti-carnivore prejudice among the city's herbivores that threatens to damage the fabric of their diverse metropolis

Know Before You Go
Movie begins at dusk. You should come early to get a spot and bring a chair or blanket. All ages welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: 47th Street Entrance and 20th Avenue (in Paul Raimonda Playground)

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Q298 Paul Raimonda Playground 2016-08-23 2016-08-23 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.77289962768555000, -73.89739990234375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57977403a894b.jpg Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Back to the Future]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/movies-under-the-stars-back-to-the-future http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/movies-under-the-stars-back-to-the-future Date: August 23, 2016

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

1980s teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is transported back in time to 1955 where he accidentally changes the course of history through a series of comic misadventures and finds he must return things to the way they were, back to the future.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-08-23 2016-08-23 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.61798545080600000, -74.10562247037900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57936f397eb82.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/sunrise-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/sunrise-tai-chi Date: August 24, 2016

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

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

Please check the Fort Tryon Park Facebook page for weather/air advisory cancellations.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.86169815063476600, -73.93350219726562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a079bbdd43.jpg Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/bryant-park-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/bryant-park-boot-camp Date: August 24, 2016

Join The Rise NYC, a community-driven pop-up fitness group, for a Boot Camp on the Fountain Terrace.

Rotations through exercises like crunches, planks, push-ups, burpees, and mountain climbers ensure a mixture of cardio and strength training that will keep you coming back—and seeing results.

No equipment is necessary; smiles and high-fives encouraged.

Rain or shine.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:30 am 7:00 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57101a776c8da.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Beginner Tai Chi Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/free-beginner-tai-chi-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/free-beginner-tai-chi-classes Date: August 24, 2016

Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. Dress comfortably and join us across the street from the Crotona Park Tennis Courts located at 1700 Crotona Avenue.

If it rains, we'll meet at the Claremont Center at 489 East 169th St (corner of Third Avenue and 169th Street).

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (347) 708-3863

Location: Crotona Tennis House & Courts (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.83990097045898400, -73.89530181884766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57ae3a79badfd.jpg Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/greenmarket-at-bartelpritchard-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/greenmarket-at-bartelpritchard-square Date: August 24, 2016

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved weekday market is where South Slope and Windsor Terrace residents stock up on locally grown staples.

The offerings range from a selection of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, plants, and flowers to fresh-caught fish and organic baked goods.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bartel-Pritchard Square

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B003 Bartel-Pritchard Square 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 8:00 am 3:00 pm 40.66099929809570000, -73.97989654541016000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Walking Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/walking-meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/walking-meditation Date: August 24, 2016

This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society. The Walking Meditation classes will begin at the Upper Terrace gravel (across from the Bryant Park Cafe) with opening remarks and instruction; then, the class will conduct a slow and mindful turn about the park.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 8:30 am 9:00 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/571022d1e50f9.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Washington Square Park: Sacred Sounds Yoga Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/yoga-class Date: August 24, 2016

Join a yoga class at Washington Square Park! All abilities are welcome. Bring your own yoga mat. Drop-ins are welcome. Classes are free and open to the public.

This class is brought to you by Sacred Sounds Yoga.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570bebd03dd66.jpg Sun, 19 Jun 2016 02:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition - SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/exhibition-spf16-nyc-pools-and-beaches-in-contemporary-photography http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/exhibition-spf16-nyc-pools-and-beaches-in-contemporary-photography Date: August 24, 2016

Every year millions of New Yorkers beat the heat in NYC Parks’ 55 outdoor pools and 14 miles of beaches. The Arsenal Gallery celebrates the 2016 summer season with the exhibition SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography, which highlights the city’s most popular warm weather amenities—its public pools and beaches.

Exhibited artists include Juliana Beasley, Damion Berger, Rona Chang, Bruce Davidson, Tobias Hutzler, Bruce Katz, Michael Kirby Smith, Wayne Lawrence, Greg Miller, Christine Osinski, Thomas Roma, and Lauren Welles.

Please note: the Arsenal elevator is currently out of service. We apologize for the inconveinience.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5736145427dda.jpg Tue, 07 Jun 2016 15:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Farm Workdays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/queens-botanical-garden-farm-workdays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/queens-botanical-garden-farm-workdays Date: August 24, 2016

Spend the morning on the farm learning how composted food scraps nourish the soil to grow healthy food in NYC. Tasks vary by day, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting, and composting activities. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.

Registration is required; please sign up here.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800 ext. 500

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2016-08-24 2016-08-24 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576acde135923.jpg Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:00:41 EDT
<![CDATA[PokéFit!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/pokfit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/pokfit Date: August 24, 2016

Kids bring their smartphones using the game app, Pokémon GO, and we go out, exercise, and look for wild Pokémon together around the neighborhood!

This program is free, but a free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a36db9535a3.jpg Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:00:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Faces of Cuba Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/faces-of-cuba-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/faces-of-cuba-exhibition Date: August 24, 2016

This photo exhibit is the result of a "people to people" cultural exchange in which the artist participated last October. The artist and group visited Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad. Music and art were everywhere and the crumbling Spanish architecture made for some interesting images. The various images convey his impressions of Cuba and the Cuban people in an apolitical manner. The recent presidential visit and talk of lifting the embargo lend context to the images.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 05 Jul 2016 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park Date: August 24, 2016

Tots Program (2-5 Years old) M-F 9:15am-10:00am

Tots Program (8 months - 3 Years old) M-F 10:00am-11:00am and 11:00am-12:00pm M-F.

Other activities for ages 6-14 will be offered M-F 9:15am- 4:45pm. Activities include Soccer, Basketball, Rugby, Volleyball, Goalball, Softball and Group Games.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Sunset Park, kids will learn basketball, soccer and football! To find out more, please call the Sunset Park Recreation Center at (718) 972-2135.

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park),Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 9:15 am 4:45 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000; 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Walk, Jog, or Run with NYRR]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/shape-up-nyc-walk-jog-run-with-nyrr-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/shape-up-nyc-walk-jog-run-with-nyrr-club Date: August 24, 2016

Walk, Jog, or Run with the New York Road Runners. The scenic and early morning setting paints the perfect picture to train your cardiovascular strength and endurance.

This class is in partnership with the New York Road Runners.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Running Track (in Baisley Pond Park)

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Q005 Baisley Pond Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.66933815723200000, -73.78745746612500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/577e9800cea64.jpg Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Food Scrap Drop-Off]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/food-scrap-dropoff http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/food-scrap-dropoff Date: August 24, 2016

Bring your food scraps to us and we'll turn them into compost, in partnership with local community compost sites.

This is part of the NYC Compost Project hosted by The New York Botanical Garden.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Market at Bissel Gardens

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2016-08-24 2016-08-24 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.90052400000000000, -73.84690000000000000 Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-sports-experience-at-j-hood-wright-recreation-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-sports-experience-at-j-hood-wright-recreation-center Date: August 24, 2016

Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag football and others on a drop in basis.

Free, No registration needed.


351 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10033
For questions, Please call (212) 927-1514

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 927-1514

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

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.84657630176400000, -73.94082593917800000 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Tech Workshop: Game Design - Parks Scavenger Hunt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-game-design-parks-scavenger-hunt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-game-design-parks-scavenger-hunt Date: August 24, 2016

Students 10 years old and older will create a two-dimensional scavenger hunt video game using RPG Maker as they explore the history of NYC Parks' historic landmarks and monuments.

This program is free, but a free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Tech Workshop: Photoshop Animated]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-photoshop-animated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-photoshop-animated Date: August 24, 2016

Students use photography and Adobe Photoshop to create basic animations.

This program is free, but a free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 387-7711

Location: Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)

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M033 Hamilton Fish Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.71979904174805000, -73.98179626464844000 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-sports-experience-at-playground-for-all-children-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-sports-experience-at-playground-for-all-children-queens Date: August 24, 2016

Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children in Queens (field adjacent to playground) Mondays- Fridays this summer from 3:00pm-5:00pm to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee, Flag Football and Softball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: Shawn James

Location: Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.74089813232422000, -73.84909820556640000 Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/landmark Date: August 24, 2016

Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary this year, the institution presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically. Once an industrial landfill and illegal dumping ground, Socrates has transformed itself into New York City’s preeminent sculpture park and social space for public art, community engagement and urban discovery. Landmark directly addresses the idea of place as intimately tied to social and ecological structures, to maintenance and stewardship, and to evolution over time.

Landmark features eight different artist projects including a newly commissioned major earthwork by Meg Webster. Additional artists in the exhibition include Abigail DeVille, Brendan Fernandes, Cary Leibowitz, Jessica Segall, Casey Tang, the curatorial collective ARTPORT_making waves, and a Broadway Billboard by Hank Willis Thomas. Since its inception in 1986, Socrates and the surrounding area of Queens, New York has rapidly changed. Whether by engaging directly with the land or commenting on the neighborhood’s cultural and economic shifts, each artwork in Landmark reflects historic transformations in the making.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57362ea5d20d1.jpg Sun, 19 Jun 2016 02:00:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Washington Square Park Kids Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/kids-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/kids-yoga Date: August 24, 2016

Bring the kids to a yoga class at Washington Square Park!

An adult accompaniment must be present. This series of kids yoga classes is best for ages 2-7. Bring a yoga mat!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.73075103759765600, -73.99633789062500000 Sun, 19 Jun 2016 02:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/game-days Date: August 24, 2016

Calling children 12 and under! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more. Small groups are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f596ec98a01.JPG Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-sports-experience-at-williams-bridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-sports-experience-at-williams-bridge-oval Date: August 24, 2016

Learn to play sports at Williamsbridge Oval. Youth ages 6-14 can come and learn to play sports such as Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee and others at this drop in, FREE program.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87870025634765600, -73.87699890136719000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[A.M. Stretch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/am-stretch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/am-stretch Date: August 24, 2016

A morning stretching class is a great way to start the day. This class will help build range of motion from head to toe, correct posture, and help students understand the difference between pain and a stretch.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 212) 387-7687

Location: Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)

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M033 Hamilton Fish Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 10:30 am 11:00 am 40.71979904174805000, -73.98179626464844000 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:00:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Midland Beach, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-sports-experience-at-midland-beach-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-sports-experience-at-midland-beach-staten-island Date: August 24, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Midland Beach on Wednesdays from 11:00am-6:30 pm to play basketball, and volleyball.

11:00am-12:00pm Youth Basketball Clinics; Ages 6-10

12:00pm-1:00pm Youth Volleyball Clinics; Ages 6-10

2:00pm-4:00pm Youth Basketball; Ages 10-17

4:00pm-6:30pm Adult Volleyball

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

Location: Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach),Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 11:00 am 6:30 pm 40.57310104370117000, -74.08769989013672000; 40.57490921020508000, -74.09857940673828000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: West Side Stories]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/central-park-tour-west-side-stories http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/central-park-tour-west-side-stories Date: August 24, 2016

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

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

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M010 Central Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.78196334838867000, -73.97141265869140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570802e3d4ca3.JPG Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Tech Workshop: Pokemon Go Training Cards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-pokemon-go-training-cards http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-pokemon-go-training-cards Date: August 24, 2016

Students will have the opportunity to create Pokemon training cards. Day one will include research of the strongest and most popular Pokemon and their statistics. Day two will involve creating the template for the front of the card inside Photoshop and typing in the information for the Pokemon and placing a picture. Day three will involve using InDesign to create the front and back sides of the cards.

This program is free, but a free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 234-9603

Location: Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center)

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M131 Hansborough Recreation Center 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.81280136108400000, -73.93930053710900000 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Tech Workshop: Music Video Madness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-music-video-madness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-music-video-madness Date: August 24, 2016

Do you sing in the shower? Are you a closet diva? Have you ever wanted to make a music video? This is your chance! Choose your favorite song and record a version of it in our recording studio (or use an original song). Create a music video for the song using DSLR cameras and iMovie. The sky’s the limit!

This program is free, but a free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 771-2787

Location: St. Johns Recreation Center

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2016-08-24 2016-08-24 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.67350006103515600, -73.93479919433594000 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Bronx (North)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/instructional-flag-football-bronx-north http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/instructional-flag-football-bronx-north Date: August 24, 2016

Please apply if you're interested in the NYC Parks Citywide Flag Football League in the Bronx.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 293-5934

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a3c41021bcb.jpg Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/plein-air-paintings-of-the-bartowpell-gardens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/plein-air-paintings-of-the-bartowpell-gardens Date: August 24, 2016

In celebration of the centennial of the formal garden, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum invited artists to paint the gardens en plein air on June 9, in conjunction with the annual summer luncheon on the theme of French classical gardens.

Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.

These paintings will be on view at Bartow-Pell from July 1 through September 23.

Featured artists: Michele Basora, Mary Colby, Sofya Dudnik, Elise Fechtmann, C'naan Hamburger, Thomas Legaspi, Sarah Olson, Julie Ortiz, Kim Power, Linda Sacewicz, Greg Thielker, Melanie Vote, and Alice Elisabeth Waite.

There will be an opening reception on July 1, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., with live music from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Image: Mary Colby, The Artist in the Garden, 2016, oil on wood panel, oil sketch, 12 x 14 in. Image courtesy of the artist.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.87186431884765600, -73.80553436279297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576ae92989b0d.jpg Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/bryant-park-juggling Date: August 24, 2016

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.

Equipment will be provided.

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year. They are a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57102489e50b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/bryant-park-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/bryant-park-piano Date: August 24, 2016

Summertime, and the livin' is easy... so swing on by for toe-tappin' performances by New York's finest, playing ragtime, stride, and jazz to your and My Heart's Delight.

Visit Bryant Park's Piano page to find more information and today's scheduled performance.

About Piano in Bryant Park

Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust Fund.

The piano is located on the Upper Terrace, at the base of the William Cullen Bryant statue, between the Bryant Park Grill and Bryant Park Cafe.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Nutrition Education and Cooking Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/free-nutrition-education-cooking-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/free-nutrition-education-cooking-workshop Date: August 24, 2016

St. Mary's Recreation Center and New York Cares presents Free Nutrition and Education Workshop for adults ages 55 and older.

Join this 10-session course and learn vital, new nutrition informaion, and spark delicious food discussions.

Let's discuss, prepare, and enjoy healthy and delicious recipies.

Space is limited. Please register here.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 12:30 pm 1:45 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Tech Workshop: Rhythm Roulette- Hip Hop Sample Beat Making]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-rhythm-roulette-hip-hop-sample-beat-making http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-rhythm-roulette-hip-hop-sample-beat-making Date: August 24, 2016

Students learn and use FL Studio to sample music in order to create hip-hop or R&B tracks.

This program is free, but a free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Glam Jelly Fish]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/recycletoartscrap-glam-jelly-fish http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/recycletoartscrap-glam-jelly-fish Date: August 24, 2016

Make a glamorous jelly fish out of Styrofoam cups to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.

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 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:00:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Hallett Nature Sanctuary]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/hallett-nature-sanctuary http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/hallett-nature-sanctuary Date: August 24, 2016

During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Nature Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail. See how the Central Park Conservancy has restored this native woodland garden for birds and other wildlife.

The wood-chipped trail is uneven; please wear appropriate shoes. This ecosystem is a protected area and home to many flora and fauna. No groups, dogs, bikes, or strollers. Free and self-guided, no registration needed. Space is limited.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 2:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.76570129394531000, -73.97609710693360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f00ec84d426.jpg Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Tech Workshop: 3D Animation Music Video]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-3d-animation-music-video http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-3d-animation-music-video Date: August 24, 2016

Kids over 10 years old can create their own music videos using anime characters to dance through MMD in 3D! Watch your favorite characters dance to your tune and become the DDR digital idol!

This program is free, but a free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Tech Workshop: Makey Makey Inventions]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-makey-makey-inventions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-makey-makey-inventions Date: August 24, 2016

Kids aged 9-13 will learn how to use food, water, their own graphite drawings, and Play-Doh sculptures to create game controllers.

This program is free, but a free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 387-7711

Location: Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)

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M033 Hamilton Fish Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 2:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.71979904174805000, -73.98179626464844000 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Sports Unlimited]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/sports-unlimited http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/sports-unlimited Date: August 24, 2016

Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!

For more information, pleae contact Sheroly Jones at (718) 367-3657 or sheroly.jones@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Brooklyn (North)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/instructional-flag-football-brooklyn-north http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/instructional-flag-football-brooklyn-north Date: August 24, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Brooklyn. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.72010040283203000, -73.95130157470703000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4aeb43a8.jpg Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Tech Workshop: Sounds of Change - Audio Doc Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-sounds-of-change-audio-doc-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/youth-tech-workshop-sounds-of-change-audio-doc-project Date: August 24, 2016

What is the issue closest to your heart? Create an Audio Documentary about it. We go into the community and interview people about the issue. Learn how to interview, record and edit audio while exploring an issue that’s close to home.

This program is free, but a free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 771-2787

Location: St. Johns Recreation Center

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2016-08-24 2016-08-24 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.67350006103515600, -73.93479919433594000 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park Date: August 24, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Corporal Thompson Park, kids will learn all about softball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio Present Pop-Up Arte]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte Date: August 24, 2016

Families! Kids! Join us for fun-filled sessions of art in June, July and August throughout Harlem. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops at select locations. All ages welcome.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Bloomingdale Playground

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M238 Bloomingdale Playground 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.79930114746094000, -73.96600341796875000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573b70e55dbe3.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/instructional-flag-football-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/instructional-flag-football-manhattan Date: August 24, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Manhattan. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 234-9603

Location: Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)

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M164 Asser Levy Playground 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.73609924316406000, -73.97570037841797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4bf91be5.jpg Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night - Tango!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-nighttango http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-nighttango Date: August 24, 2016

Spend an evening with NYC Parka and Strictly Tango. Enjoy the beautiful sounds of live tango music, open dance and dance classes for beginners. Strictly Tango NYC Dance School brings the “authentic Buenos Aires Tango feeling”!

In partnership with Strictly Tango, a premier authentic Argentine Tango school Visit their website to learn more at learnargentinetango.com.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Hunter's Point South Park

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.74190567639500000, -73.96069294535100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57743431503d3.JPG Fri, 01 Jul 2016 16:00:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/game-social Date: August 24, 2016

Make new friends and play some of the most exciting strategy board games at this social event. Board games include:

  • Tuesdays: Forbidden Island and Shadows Over Camelot
  • Wednesdays: Settlers of Catan and Carcassonne
  • Fridays: Wits & Wagers and King of Tokyo

Stop in during Bryant Park's weekly Game Socials to play multi-player co-op, strategy, and party games.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57101d2a07d08.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Presents Accordions Around the World]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/accordions-around-the-world http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/accordions-around-the-world Date: August 24, 2016

This is a weekly series featuring a total of over 75 accordionists, as well as bandoneon/bayan/concertina/harmonium players, representing a vast spectrum of musical genres from many corners of the globe.

Visit bryantpark.org for the schedule.

Produced with Ariana’s List.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Tue, 05 Jul 2016 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Workshop: Sharing Our Food Traditions Series: Crispy Rosemary Flatbread]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/greenthumb-workshop-sharing-our-food-traditions-series-crispy-rosemary-flatbread http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/greenthumb-workshop-sharing-our-food-traditions-series-crispy-rosemary-flatbread Date: August 24, 2016

Join La Plaza Cultural-Armando Perez community garden members as they demonstrate how to make rosemary flatbread on a grill, using herbs from your garden.

RSVP here.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 212.602.5300

Location: La Plaza Cultural

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2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.72529983520500000, -73.97859954834000000 Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Wednesday Night Tour: Battle of Brooklyn Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/wednesday-night-tour-battle-of-brooklyn-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/wednesday-night-tour-battle-of-brooklyn-tour Date: August 24, 2016

Join Mark Levy on a unique tour of how the East River played a key role when the five boroughs became a battlefield during the American Revolution.

Photo by: Julienne Schaer

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.70270156860400000, -73.99530029296900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57604687651c9.JPG Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:00:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Moves: African Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/garden-mooves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/garden-mooves Date: August 24, 2016

Each session will feature an African dance-based workout. No partner or prior experience required.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Brooklyn Community Garden

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2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.69210052490234400, -73.95529937744140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57068d45c4eb9.jpg Fri, 27 May 2016 12:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Moves: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/garden-mooves1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/garden-mooves1 Date: August 24, 2016

Come out for free Zumba classes! No partner or prior experience required.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Willis Avenue Community Garden

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2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.81219863891601600, -73.92019653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5702851515728.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:46 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Family Capoeira]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/family-capoeira http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/family-capoeira Date: August 24, 2016

Please note: Family Capoeira is cancelled on August 24 and August 31.

Capoeira is a unique Brazilian art form that has evolved over centuries into an exciting combination of martial arts, dance, music, and acrobatics. Some of capoeira’s benefits include strength, flexibility, stamina, overall fitness, and confidence. Benefits of capoeira for kids include promoting social interaction and sense of belonging, building confidence, discipline and self esteem, promoting a healthy lifestyle so children become active and healthy, and develop cultural awareness and tolerance. Wear comfortable clothing.

Capoeira was developed in Brazil, but its history extends to Africa and tribes from Angola. Slaves living on Brazilian Plantations who weren’t allowed to openly practice traditional forms of self-defense developed an ingenious method of disguising their training by combining it with dance-like movements, singing, and the rhythms of primitive instruments.

Photo by Aba Da Capoeira Bronx

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87279891967773400, -73.91950225830078000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a0cb5efbc1.jpg Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:00:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: I Am Legend]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/central-park-conservancy-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/central-park-conservancy-film-festival Date: August 24, 2016

Take a tour of New York City's neighborhoods through movies at the 2016 Central Park Conservancy Film Festival, which will be hosted in Central Park and Marcus Garvey Park as part of the Conservancy's ongoing commitment to support parks throughout the City. Central Park Conservancy is also supporting a film festival at Jacob Riis Park in the Rockaways.

The film festival is free. Tickets are not required. Please let us know you're coming! Gates open at 6:30 p.m. A DJ will perform live from 6:30 p.m. until the movie starts at 8:00 p.m. Cool Haus Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches and Andy's Italian Ices available for purchase. All movies are open captioned.

Please note: All seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive early; we will do our best to accommodate everyone in attendance. To ensure that everyone can enjoy the films, the following are not permitted: alcoholic beverages, glass bottles, chairs, video cameras, and tape recorders. This event is subject to cancellation due to weather.

About I Am Legend
The last man on Earth, scientist Robert Neville, struggles to survive while fending off the infected survivors of a plague which he is inexplicably immune to. The entire population of New York City has been transformed into carnivorous bloodsuckers that fear the light and live solely to spread their contagion. It's been three years since civilization came to an end, and the loneliness has taken a devastating toll on Neville as he attempts to find a way to reverse the effects of the virus.

Rated PG-13. 100 minutes. Directed by Francis Lawrence. Starring Will Smith, Alice Braga, Dash Mihok, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Charlie Tahan, and Willow Smith.

QUIZ: Where in Central Park were these movie scenes filmed?

While you're waiting for August 24 to come, see how well you really know Central Park – out of over 300 movies filmed here, we picked out a few of our favorite scenes. Tell us where in the Park those scenes were filmed and you could win VIP seating for the Film Festival and a free picnic!

Take the quiz!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Landscape between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.77341545378500000, -73.97354519367200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57adf7583e4b7.jpg Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:00:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: August 24, 2016

Summer on the Hudson brings back the ever popular Hatha yoga with Hollis, featuring beautiful sunsets over the Hudson River. Suitable for all fitness levels.

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f57f3166b81.JPG Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/sunset-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/sunset-yoga Date: August 24, 2016

Practice yoga with a variety of certified local yoga instructors while overlooking the beautiful Hudson River and basking in the glow of the setting sun.

Arrive early. Bring a towel or yoga mat and water.

Please note: Abby’s Lawn is slightly sloped and there are some uneven spots. Rain or wet ground cancels the event.

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

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:45 pm 8:00 pm 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a0610ef55d.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Club Fit: Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/club-fit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/club-fit Date: August 24, 2016

Our free, outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit!

Mats will be provided for temporary use.

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 7:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Sherman Creek Peninsula (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 6:45 pm 7:45 pm 40.85929311610800000, -73.92193448543500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5702804ae905e.jpeg Fri, 27 May 2016 17:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Cinema 2016: Embrace of the Serpent (Colombia)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/outdoor-cinema-2016 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/outdoor-cinema-2016 Date: August 24, 2016

Socrates Sculpture Park and Film Forum, in collaboration with Rooftop Films, present this annual international film festival, which features a different country or culture each Wednesday evening between July 6 and August 24. This year’s series examines the theme of The River, either literally or metaphorically, as we celebrate our 30th anniversary and the Landmark exhibition.

Each week throughout the summer series, the film is paired with live international music and local food vendors representing each week’s featured country of origin, making for a diverse array of films, food, and music. This program invites visitors to picnic on the grass, see musical and dance performances, enjoy the cool waterfront breeze as the sun sets over the Manhattan skyline, and watch exceptional international films on an outdoor screen.

About Embrace of the Serpent
Set in the Colombian Amazon, the Oscar-nominated Embrace of the Serpent tells the story of a shaman encountering two Western explorers who search for rare botanical species in this most remote and lush of South American jungles. The shaman who guides both men, Karamakate, is no naif – he’s tough-minded and astute about the ravages brought by the white man’s colonialism, his missionaries, and rapacious rubber industry. Based on the diaries of two Westerners who travelled in the region, one in 1909, the other 30 years later.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Wed, 15 Jun 2016 17:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Double Dutch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/double-dutch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/double-dutch Date: August 24, 2016

Learn to double dutch in a block party environment with experienced Brooklyn based Double Dutch Empire instructors.

Open to all abilities and recommended for ages 15 and up.

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy reserves the right to cancel due to extreme weather conditions.

Photo Credit: Roger Kisby

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57643ed63e57c.JPG Fri, 17 Jun 2016 18:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Non-Fiction Author: Eric Burns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/nonfiction-author-eric-burns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/nonfiction-author-eric-burns Date: August 24, 2016

Join Bryant Park Corp.'s discussion of Eric Burns' The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt.

"Piercing the larger-than-life Teddy Roosevelt myth." - Publishers Weekly

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:00:30 EDT
<![CDATA[BK Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/bk-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/bk-boot-camp Date: August 24, 2016

Come to a BK Boot Camp class for a full body workout appropriate for adults of all ages and fitness levels.

Participants can arrive as early at 6:30 p.m. WOODstack representatives will be on-site as early as 6:00 p.m.

Sponsored by WOODstack.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8928

Location: Paerdegat Park

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B218 Paerdegat Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.63809967041015600, -73.93810272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c47b2a3e49f.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Cage Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/cage-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/cage-yoga Date: August 24, 2016

Cage Yoga is a wellness session that gets its name from the distinct and beautiful settings of our classes within the natural and energy-filled parks of NYC, enhanced by a sensory and auditory experience that only Sound Off™ can deliver. Cage Yoga presented by WOODstack is a wellness experience for the community unlike any other!

These guided yoga sessions use wireless Sound Off™ headphones to connect with practitioners. External distractions are eliminated as only the music and instructor’s voice are heard through the headphones.

Participants can arrive as early at 6:30 p.m.. WOODstack representatives will be on-site at 6:00 p.m.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8928

Location: Linden Park

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B214 Linden Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.65919876098600000, -73.88749694824200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c47cb871216.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/open-gym-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/open-gym-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: August 24, 2016

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-293-5934

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center

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X261 West Bronx Recreation Center 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.84410095214844000, -73.91880035400390000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Hairspray]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/movies-under-the-stars-hairspray http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/movies-under-the-stars-hairspray Date: August 24, 2016

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

In this hilarious 2007 remake of the Broadway musical (based on John Waters' campy classic), Ricki Lake stars as "pleasantly plump " teen, Tracy Turnblad and John Travolta takes a turn as her proud mother. Featuring songs from the stage-play, this musical comedy follows Tracy as she as she pursues stardom as a dancer on a local TV show and rallies against racial segregation in 1962 Baltimore, Maryland. The film also stars Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden, Queen Latifah, Brittany Snow, Zac Efron, Elijah Kelley, Allison Janney and Nikki Blonsky

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 7:45 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. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:45 pm

End time: 9:45 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: McKinely Park (in McKinley Park)

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B060 McKinley Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 7:45 pm 9:45 pm 40.62670135498000000, -74.01640319824200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b22e3cc42a2.jpg Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:00:27 EDT
<![CDATA[World Premiere Screening of Nat Geo WILD's 'Mission Critical']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/world-premiere-screening-of-nat-geo-wilds-mission-critical http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/world-premiere-screening-of-nat-geo-wilds-mission-critical Date: August 24, 2016

Join NYC Parks, Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WCFF), the Natural Areas Conservancy (NAC), and Nat Geo WILD for the world premiere screening of Mission Critical, a new monthly series devoted to moving our global audience to help preserve the rarest animals and wildest places on earth before it’s too late.

This must-see screening includes a first look at the first two Mission Critical specials, Panda Babies and Operation Sumatran Rhino, before the monthly series kicks off on Sunday, August 28 at 8/7c on Nat Geo WILD. Witness these awe-inspiring stories that feature extraordinary encounters and spectacular cinematography from the greatest filmmakers in the world.

For more information about the series, please visit Mission Critical's website.

Start time: 7:45 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Washington Square Park

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 7:45 pm 10:00 pm 40.73149871826172000, -73.99749755859375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57bb607bd4912.jpg Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: The Good Dinosaur]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/movies-under-the-stars-the-good-dinosaur http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/movies-under-the-stars-the-good-dinosaur Date: August 24, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held outdoors.

In this enchanting computer-animated fantasy, set in a world where the dinosaurs never went extinct, an amiable young Apatosaurus named Arlo (voiced by Raymond Ochoa) loses his father in a storm and is swept away by a vicious river current, stranding him in a frightening new place far from his home. He soon embarks on a journey to reunite with his family, and befriends a prehistoric human child known as Spot (Jack Bright) along the way. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Henry M Jackson Playground

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2016-08-24 2016-08-24 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.71412561135200000, -73.98134132520100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579249435c71d.jpg Tue, 09 Aug 2016 12:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Men in Black]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/movies-under-the-stars-men-in-black http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/movies-under-the-stars-men-in-black Date: August 24, 2016

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

For his fifth effort as a feature-film director, one-time cinematographer Barry Sonnenfeld brought his cartoonish visual style and darkly humorous sensibilities to this adaptation of, appropriately enough, a tongue-in-cheek sci-fi comic book. Will Smith stars as James Darrel Edwards, a New York City cop with an athletic physique and a flippant, anti-authoritarian attitude toward law enforcement. After chasing down a mysterious perpetrator one night who turns out to be an alien, James is recruited by "K" (Tommy Lee Jones), a veteran of a clandestine government agency secretly policing the comings and goings of aliens on planet Earth. Nicknamed the "men in black" for their nondescript uniform of black suit, shoes, tie, and sunglasses, the agents are assigned to recover a bauble that's been stolen by an intergalactic terrorist (Vincent D'Onofrio). It seems the item is none other than the galaxy itself, and its theft has plunged humanity into the center of what's shaping up to become an interstellar war, unless K and his new wisecracking partner, now renamed "J," can stop the bad guy. On their side but somewhat in the dark is a pretty, unflappable city medical examiner (Linda Fiorentino) who has been zapped one too many times by K's ingenious memory-sapping device.

Know Before You Go
Movie begins at dusk. You should come early to get a spot and bring a chair or blanket. All ages welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.74638748168945000, -73.84501647949219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a9f389d68fd.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 11:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Classic Film Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/classic-film-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/classic-film-series Date: August 24, 2016

This series honors Kirk Douglas and Sidney Poitier—two Hollywood legends.

Join us for the Western classic, Buck and the Preacher (1972, PG) and watch Sidney Poitier lead freed slaves west in post Civil War America.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Jane Bailey Memorial Garden

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2016-08-24 2016-08-24 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.68759918212890600, -73.95819854736328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57068751b60b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: A League of Their Own]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/movies-under-the-stars-a-league-of-their-own http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/movies-under-the-stars-a-league-of-their-own Date: August 24, 2016

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

The All-American Girls' Professional Baseball League was founded in 1943, when most of the men of baseball-playing age were far away in Europe and Asia fighting World War II. The league flourished until after World War II, when, with the men's return, the league was consigned to oblivion. Director Penny Marshall and screenwriters Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel re-create the wartime era when women's baseball looked to stand a good chance of sweeping the country. The story begins as a candy-bar tycoon enlists agents to scour the country to find women who could play ball. In the backwoods of Oregon, two sisters -- Dottie (Geena Davis) and Kit (Lori Petty) -- are discovered. Dottie can hit and catch, while Kit can throw a mean fastball. The girls come to Chicago to try out for the team with other prospects that include their soon-to-be-teammates Mae Mordabito (Madonna), Doris Murphy (Rosie O'Donnell), and Marla Hooch (Megan Cavanagh). The team's owner, Walter Harvey (Gary Marshall) needs someone to coach his team and he picks one-time home-run champion Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks), who is now a broken-down alcoholic. After a few weeks of training, as Dugan sobers up, the team begins to show some promise. By the end of the season, the team has improved to the point where they are competing in the World Series (which is no big deal, since there are only four teams in the league).

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Carlton Park

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R053 Carlton Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.53307445440000000, -74.20232576070000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c331d21ad8.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ratatouille]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/movies-under-the-stars-ratatouille http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/movies-under-the-stars-ratatouille Date: August 24, 2016

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

A scrawny rat named Remy finds his dreams of culinary superstardom stirring up sizable controversy in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant in director Brad Bird's madcap computer-animated comedy. It's hard being a rat with culinary aspirations, but Remy is convinced he has what it takes to break the stereotypes and follow in the footsteps of star chef Auguste Gusteau. As fate would have it, Remy is currently situated in the sewers directly beneath Gusteau's elegant restaurant. Soon Remy teams up with a young chef with little talent named Linguini. Together they are able to create some fabulous dishes, but they live in fear that someone will discover their secret and object strenuously to a rat being in a kitchen. When Remy's passion for cooking turns the haughty world of French cuisine upside down, the rat who would be king of the kitchen learns important lessons about life, friends, and family while questioning whether he should pursue his culinary calling or simply go back underground and return to his life as a sewer rat.

You should arrive before 8:30 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 water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-430-1825

Location: Harris Playground (in Harris Park)

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X136 Harris Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.87539679848600000, -73.89317598272700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57961c98c75a1.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/movies-under-the-stars-ghostbusters http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/24/movies-under-the-stars-ghostbusters Date: August 24, 2016

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

Combining the latest in special effects with masterful storytelling, an age-old fantasy becomes a reality as dinosaurs are genetically re-created for the ultimate theme park in this adaptation of Michael Crichton’s best-selling novel, Jurassic Park. The adventure begins in wonder and excitement for the park’s first visitors, but soon takes a suspenseful turn as the dinosaurs break out of their carefully constructed environment and begin to wreak havoc.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Bloomingdale Park

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2016-08-24 2016-08-24 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.53219985961914000, -74.20950317382812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5776a8e65022c.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: August 25, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: August 25, 2016

Enjoy free Tai Chi classes in the park.

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/yoga-class Date: August 25, 2016

Join a yoga class at Washington Square Park! All abilities are welcome. Bring your own yoga mat. Drop-ins are welcome. Classes are free and open to the public.

This class is brought to you by Yoga Vida.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 Fri, 03 Jun 2016 18:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition - SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/exhibition-spf16-nyc-pools-and-beaches-in-contemporary-photography http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/exhibition-spf16-nyc-pools-and-beaches-in-contemporary-photography Date: August 25, 2016

Every year millions of New Yorkers beat the heat in NYC Parks’ 55 outdoor pools and 14 miles of beaches. The Arsenal Gallery celebrates the 2016 summer season with the exhibition SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography, which highlights the city’s most popular warm weather amenities—its public pools and beaches.

Exhibited artists include Juliana Beasley, Damion Berger, Rona Chang, Bruce Davidson, Tobias Hutzler, Bruce Katz, Michael Kirby Smith, Wayne Lawrence, Greg Miller, Christine Osinski, Thomas Roma, and Lauren Welles.

Please note: the Arsenal elevator is currently out of service. We apologize for the inconveinience.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5736145427dda.jpg Tue, 07 Jun 2016 15:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx River Forest Restoration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/0825-bronx-river-forest-restoration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/0825-bronx-river-forest-restoration Date: August 25, 2016

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team, Natural Areas Conservancy, and the Bronx River Alliance to care for trees in Bronx Park! Volunteers will remove invasive species such as Japanese Knotweed, and maintain the existing loop trail.

Volunteers will be trained in forest ecology and trail management techniques. Come dressed in work boots or shoes, and clothing that can get dirty.

Register here.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1463

Location: Burke Avenue and Bronx Park East

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2016-08-25 2016-08-25 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.87150955200195000, -73.87057495117188000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/fitness-walk Date: August 25, 2016

Meet at Fort Totten Gate for a self-guided walk from the gate to Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately 2 miles).

For adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:41 EDT
<![CDATA[PokéFit!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/pokfit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/pokfit Date: August 25, 2016

Kids bring their smartphones using the game app, Pokémon GO, and we go out, exercise, and look for wild Pokémon together around the neighborhood!

This program is free, but a free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a36db9535a3.jpg Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:00:40 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at McLaughlin Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park Date: August 25, 2016

This It's My Park season, please join The GreenWorks Team every Thursday morning at McLaughlin Park to learn more about the newly-forming Friends of McLaughlin Park and to help care for the garden. Volunteers will pull weeds, remove waste, and may have the opportunity to plant in the garden. We look forward to beautifying McLaughlin Park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-6991

Location: Corner of Jay Street and Cathedral Place (in McLaughlin Park)

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B061 McLaughlin Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.69662088563500000, -73.98692536354100000 Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Faces of Cuba Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/faces-of-cuba-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/faces-of-cuba-exhibition Date: August 25, 2016

This photo exhibit is the result of a "people to people" cultural exchange in which the artist participated last October. The artist and group visited Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad. Music and art were everywhere and the crumbling Spanish architecture made for some interesting images. The various images convey his impressions of Cuba and the Cuban people in an apolitical manner. The recent presidential visit and talk of lifting the embargo lend context to the images.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 05 Jul 2016 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park Date: August 25, 2016

Tots Program (2-5 Years old) M-F 9:15am-10:00am

Tots Program (8 months - 3 Years old) M-F 10:00am-11:00am and 11:00am-12:00pm M-F.

Other activities for ages 6-14 will be offered M-F 9:15am- 4:45pm. Activities include Soccer, Basketball, Rugby, Volleyball, Goalball, Softball and Group Games.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Sunset Park, kids will learn basketball, soccer and football! To find out more, please call the Sunset Park Recreation Center at (718) 972-2135.

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park),Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 9:15 am 4:45 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000; 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Dances for a Variable Population]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/dances-for-a-variable-population http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/dances-for-a-variable-population Date: August 25, 2016

Participate in a free weekly outdoor dance class, promoting strong and creative movement, for adults of all ages and abilities. DVP's lively, fun and free programs bring beautifully crafted choreography that extends and improves the quality of life. DVP believes in dance that engages communities as participants and audience members.

Wear comfortable clothes! This class is free and open to the public.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 Thu, 14 Jul 2016 19:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball Date: August 25, 2016

All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.

Tots Soccer: 9:30–10:15am
Pee Wee Basketball: 10:30–11:30am

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.78049850463867000, -73.98819732666016000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f06697a27e2.JPG Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps Date: August 25, 2016

The Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Corps volunteers perform a multitude of different projects throughout the park. The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects. Regardless of physical ability, there's something for everyone to do.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66070175170898400, -73.96540069580078000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at McDonald Playground, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-mcdonald-playground-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-mcdonald-playground-staten-island Date: August 25, 2016

Join NYC Parks at McDonald Playground on Thursdays from 10:00am-11:30 am to play Street Hockey All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground)

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B244 McDonald Playground 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.60060119628906000, -73.97200012207031000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-playground-for-all-children-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-playground-for-all-children-queens Date: August 25, 2016

Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children in Queens (field adjacent to playground) Mondays- Fridays this summer from 3:00pm-5:00pm to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee, Flag Football and Softball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: Shawn James

Location: Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.74089813232422000, -73.84909820556640000 Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-j-hood-wright-recreation-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-j-hood-wright-recreation-center Date: August 25, 2016

Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag football and others on a drop in basis.

Free, No registration needed.


351 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10033
For questions, Please call (212) 927-1514

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 927-1514

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

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.84657630176400000, -73.94082593917800000 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Regeneration: Randi Ehrhart]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/regeneration-randi-ehrhart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/regeneration-randi-ehrhart Date: August 25, 2016

The Lenape Gallery at the Conference House Park Visitor Center will open a unique exhibition, featuring artist Randi Ehrhart.

Regeneration is a three-dimensional installation featuring hundreds of entomology-based miniature sculpted works constructed from dead branches, dried leaves, and other barren, hollow, empty, and vacant organic material found primarily in the Northeast United States.

Born in New York City, Ehrhart studied art at Queens College in Flushing, New York, and worked as a professional bench jeweler in the Bowery. A widow, mother of three grown sons and a recent grandmother, Ehrhart has dedicated her life and work by establishing herself as a conduit connecting nature and art in a fresh new light.

The Lenape Gallery is pleased to launch Regeneration, the first solo exhibit by Randi Ehrhart. This exhibition beautifully combines her innovative work with fascinating aspects of her life and process. The exhibit will be extended through 9-4-16.

For further information, please contact Frank Gessner at (718) 227-1463 or email francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov.

The Lenape Gallery is open on Mondays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free.

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 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57752a146e563.jpg Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Tech Workshop: Game Design Using Scratch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/youth-tech-workshop-game-design-using-scratch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/youth-tech-workshop-game-design-using-scratch Date: August 25, 2016

Middle-school-age kids will learn how to create games for their smartphones using Scratch.

This program is free, but a free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Tech Workshop: Photoshop Animated]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/youth-tech-workshop-photoshop-animated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/youth-tech-workshop-photoshop-animated Date: August 25, 2016

Students use photography and Adobe Photoshop to create basic animations.

This program is free, but a free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 387-7711

Location: Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)

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M033 Hamilton Fish Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.71979904174805000, -73.98179626464844000 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:17 EDT