NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2018 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sun, 27 May 2018 03:40:54 GMT <![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/08/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/08/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit Date: May 8, 2018

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

Please bring a mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-05-08 2018-05-08 6:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.80417773640200000, -73.97017335891700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96a70a62df.JPG Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:44:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/08/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/08/yoga-in-the-park Date: May 8, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-05-08 2018-05-08 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.79469323427100000, -73.91434574127200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ab40fc49c44a.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Stargazing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/08/stargazing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/08/stargazing Date: May 8, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212)206-9922

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

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M360 The High Line 2018-05-08 2018-05-08 6:45 pm 9:30 pm 40.74177862855900000, -74.00772690773000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5abe4da6c8e7d.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:14:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/08/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/08/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: May 8, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2018-05-08 2018-05-08 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/582dc931cb262.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:42 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Poetry: Poetry Society of America - he Best of Poetry in Motion: Celebrating 25 Years on Subways and Buses]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/08/bryant-park-poetry-poetry-society-of-america http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/08/bryant-park-poetry-poetry-society-of-america Date: May 8, 2018

Join us for the Bryant Park Reading Room Poetry Series. This week's program is The Best of Poetry in Motion: Celebrating 25 Years on Subways and Buses, presented in partnership with the Poetry Society of America.

Sit under the park's London Plane trees and enjoy award-winning poetry by established and emerging poets throughout the summer. Poetry readings are held every Tuesday through September (no program July 3). The reading will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Alice Quinn.

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

Featuring the poets: Jim Moore, Marilyn Nelson, and Katha Pollitt

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-08 2018-05-08 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75411674857600000, -73.98336881399200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adfaeef65d7f.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 12:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/08/frogwatch-usa-in-the-greenbelt-monthly-monitoring-sessions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/08/frogwatch-usa-in-the-greenbelt-monthly-monitoring-sessions Date: May 8, 2018

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

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

This program is suitable for ages 8+.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2018-05-08 2018-05-08 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.60414505004883000, -74.16001892089844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa012f95f154.jpg Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:59:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Birding Basics: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/central-park-birding-basics-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/central-park-birding-basics-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond Date: May 9, 2018

Located along the Atlantic Flyway, Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the Pond and the Hallett Nature Sanctuary. Preserved for decades as a bird sanctuary, the Hallett provides habitat for a diverse wildlife population while serving as a peaceful haven for visitors. How many birds can you spot on this tour? Don't forget to bring your own binoculars.

Details

Meet: Chess & Checkers House (Mid-Park at 64th Street) Map of start location
Terrain: Uneven, with hills, stairs, and wood-chipped trails
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free; registration required as space is limited. Families with children ages 5+ welcome; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 10 minutes before the start to allow time for check in.
Restrictions: Dogs are not permitted in the Hallett.

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.76890182495117000, -73.97460174560547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a844b2c23d07.jpg Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:45:01 EST
<![CDATA[Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/farm-compost-volunteer-opportunities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/farm-compost-volunteer-opportunities Date: May 9, 2018

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-05-09 2018-05-09 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a8c447a6148b.JPG Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: May 9, 2018

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

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

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 12:14:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Immigrantes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/immigrantes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/immigrantes Date: May 9, 2018

Immigrants
Migratory processes are inherent to humans and many other species. These processes are born of the instinct of conservation of the species. Man makes comparisons between his/her current environment and their destination, emigrating, full of dreams and hopes for a better life.

Immigrantes
Los procesos migratorios son inherentes a la especie humana y a muchas otras especies. Estos procesos nacen del instinto de conservación de la especie. El hombre hace comparaciones del entorno y el lugar de destino, emigrando cargado de sueños y esperanzas, por tener una vida mejor.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae2366700295.JPG Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Linden Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/its-my-park-at-linden-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/its-my-park-at-linden-park Date: May 9, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Man Up Inc to beautify at Linden Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Linden Park House (in Linden Park)

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B214 Linden Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.65870739556700000, -73.88743829727200000 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:59:30 EDT
<![CDATA[American Sign Language]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/american-sign-language http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/american-sign-language Date: May 9, 2018

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

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

Start time: 10:45 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 10:45 am 11:30 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:59:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: May 9, 2018

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

Details

Meet: Tour starts and ends at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location
Terrain: A few stairs
Length of Tour: approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/central-park-spring-blooms-conservatory-garden-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/central-park-spring-blooms-conservatory-garden-tour Date: May 9, 2018

Staff Pick! Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one! From a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden, Central Park Conservancy staff take you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, bulbs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year. Learn about Conservatory Garden's history, design, and botanical specimens, from the professionals who care for it. This tour is bound to give visitors a new appreciation for this special space in Central Park.

Details

Meet: Vanderbilt Gate at Conservatory Garden (Fifth Avenue between 104th and 105th Streets). Map of start location
Terrain: Some stairs, for wheelchair access, enter the Park at 106th Street and Fifth Ave, and enter the Garden at the north gate.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: $15 (Members $10) Last Saturday of every month is free with registration. To purchase tickets, please click here.

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.79349899291992000, -73.95189666748047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a820742d7d6e.jpg Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Adults Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/adults-le-petit-delicate-paper-art-mini-dioramas http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/adults-le-petit-delicate-paper-art-mini-dioramas Date: May 9, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: May 9, 2018

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

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Tour ends at the Dairy (mid-Park at 65th Street). Map of start location
Terrain: Moderate inclines and some stairs
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free, registration not required

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81d26d65cf1.jpg Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:45:00 EST
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/recycle-to-art Date: May 9, 2018

Learn to make really cute art out of recyclable materials.

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 07 May 2018 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/farm-open-hours Date: May 9, 2018

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

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-05-09 2018-05-09 3:30 pm 5:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a8c48f601150.JPG Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Weekly Children's Watercolor Class with CitiBabes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/weekly-childrens-watercolor-class-with-citibabes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/weekly-childrens-watercolor-class-with-citibabes Date: May 9, 2018

Celebrate nature right in the middle of NYC! Join Citibabes in Elizabeth Street Garden on Wednesday afternoons and get inspired by the beauty of the garden.

Students will learn different watercolor techniques, discuss how to capture different colors, shapes, and express themselves through art.

Best for ages 4 - 6 years old, but all are welcome!

Start time: 3:45 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Elizabeth Street Garden

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2018-05-09 2018-05-09 3:45 pm 4:30 pm 40.72214508056600000, -73.99466705322300000 Thu, 03 May 2018 14:44:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Public Art Opening: Steinunn Thorarinsdottir ARMORS in Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/public-art-opening-steinunn-thorarinsdottir-armors-in-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/public-art-opening-steinunn-thorarinsdottir-armors-in-fort-tryon-park Date: May 9, 2018

Join NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, Consulate of Iceland in New York, and Fort Tryon Park Trust, in the presence of the President of Iceland Gudni Th. Johannesson and First Lady Eliza Reid, to celebrate the opening of Steinunn Thorarinsdottir's temporary public exhibition ARMORS.

Remarks will take place at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided by the Fort Tryon Park Trust. This event is free and open to the public.

Visitors to Upper Manhattan’s Fort Tryon Park this May through September will be welcomed by ARMORS, a site-specific public art project in the park’s Cloisters Lawn for which Steinunn Thorarinsdottir has positioned each of three androgynous figures in humanlike dialogue with a suit of armor
that was cast from a custom 3D scan of a carefully chosen suit of armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s permanent collection.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Cloisters Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 5:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.86349868774414000, -73.93270111083984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae7533151c43.jpg Wed, 09 May 2018 09:29:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Mother's Day Tea Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/mothers-day-tea-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/mothers-day-tea-party Date: May 9, 2018

Come Join our Tea Party in celebration of Mother's Day. We will have arts and craft activities and manicures! Tea and cookies will be served.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 387-7687

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

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M033 Hamilton Fish Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 6:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.71979904174805000, -73.98179626464844000 Mon, 07 May 2018 12:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Dance Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/bryant-park-dance-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/bryant-park-dance-party Date: May 9, 2018

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

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

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 6:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e63ba86d1.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/zumba Date: May 9, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78979873657226600, -73.78479766845703000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:44:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/09/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: May 9, 2018

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 293-5934

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center

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X261 West Bronx Recreation Center 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.84410095214844000, -73.91880035400390000 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:44 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: May 10, 2018

Join these morning classes provided by the Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Master Hyland Harris.

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

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e1c4a664e.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 Date: May 10, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:45:03 EST
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/fitness-walk Date: May 10, 2018

Join us for a free self-guided fitness walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately 2 miles). For adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Linden Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/its-my-park-at-linden-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/its-my-park-at-linden-park Date: May 10, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Man Up Inc to beautify at Linden Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Linden Park House (in Linden Park)

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B214 Linden Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.65870739556700000, -73.88743829727200000 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:59:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: May 10, 2018

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

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

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 12:14:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Immigrantes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/immigrantes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/immigrantes Date: May 10, 2018

Immigrants
Migratory processes are inherent to humans and many other species. These processes are born of the instinct of conservation of the species. Man makes comparisons between his/her current environment and their destination, emigrating, full of dreams and hopes for a better life.

Immigrantes
Los procesos migratorios son inherentes a la especie humana y a muchas otras especies. Estos procesos nacen del instinto de conservación de la especie. El hombre hace comparaciones del entorno y el lugar de destino, emigrando cargado de sueños y esperanzas, por tener una vida mejor.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae2366700295.JPG Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[High Line Tour: Celebrating Spring Ephemerals]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/high-line-tour-celebrating-spring-ephemerals http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/high-line-tour-celebrating-spring-ephemerals Date: May 10, 2018

Learn more about the cultural significance, survival strategies, and ecology of spring plants. Guided by a High Line gardener, you'll visit spring favorites and native species, from candy-striped tulips to pearly-petaled native twinleafs.

Tours are subject to cancellation due to weather. Check @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates.

Tour Dates:

May 3
10th Avenue Square, Northern Spur Preserve, and Chelsea Grasslands
with High Line Gardeners Yuki Kaneko and Rachel Hokanson

The second tour in our series will focus on bulbs such as pheasants eye daffodils and cultivated tulips, as well as the spring ephemeral eastern shooting star.

May 10
Chelsea Thicket, Lawn, and Meadow Walk
with High Line Gardeners Maryanne Stubbs and Ayinde Listhrop

In addition to colorful flowering trees and shrubs, the Chelsea Thicket features a spring understory full of native and introduced ephemerals such as spring beauty, Pagoda yellow dogtooth violet, and spring vetch. In the Meadow Walk, late tulips abound

May 17
Philip A. and Lisa Maria Flyover and Wildflower Field
with High Line Gardeners Orrin Sheehan and Taryn Cunha

The Falcone Flyover offers a rich display of woodland ephemerals, including bloodroot and trillium, as well as other forest favorites such as native azaleas and ferns. Further north in the Wildflower Field, red and yellow species tulips and grape hyacinths will be in bloom.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: On the High Line (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.74681585352800000, -74.00574207305900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae88ce3318d7.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 12:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Peepers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/greenbelt-peepers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/greenbelt-peepers Date: May 10, 2018

Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, 2-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

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

Start time: 9:45 am

End time: 10:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 9:45 am 10:15 am 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9965153d7e2.png Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:45:01 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Birding Basics: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/central-park-birding-basics-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/central-park-birding-basics-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond Date: May 10, 2018

Located along the Atlantic Flyway, Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the Pond and the Hallett Nature Sanctuary. Preserved for decades as a bird sanctuary, the Hallett provides habitat for a diverse wildlife population while serving as a peaceful haven for visitors. How many birds can you spot on this tour? Bring your own binoculars or borrow a pair from our tour guides.

Details

Meet: Chess & Checkers House (Mid-Park at 64th Street) Map of start location
Terrain: Uneven, with hills, stairs, and wood-chipped trails
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free; registration required as space is limited. Families with children ages 5+ welcome; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 10 minutes before the start to allow time for check in.
Restrictions: Dogs are not permitted in the Hallett.

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76890182495117000, -73.97460174560547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a844b3cb5264.jpg Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:45:01 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live Date: May 10, 2018

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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.77471985104800000, -73.99253714084600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da2548ef64.jpg Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:44:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Special Express Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/special-express-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/special-express-arts Date: May 10, 2018

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:14:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Tree Tots]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/tree-tots-for-3-and-4-yearolds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/tree-tots-for-3-and-4-yearolds Date: May 10, 2018

Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Please note: Space is limited; registration is requested. To register, please call (718) 351-3450 or email naturecenter@sigreenbelt.org.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9966ab1f109.png Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:45:01 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: May 10, 2018

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

Details

Meet: Tour starts and ends at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location
Terrain: A few stairs
Length of Tour: approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century1 Date: May 10, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:29:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: May 10, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/tour-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/tour-the-battery Date: May 10, 2018

Join us every Thursday for tours of The Battery!

Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf, and so much more!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123443491

Location: Netherland Monument (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.70438802777900000, -74.01459473509600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5acf6fc5c831c.jpg Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:44:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz with George Braith]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/arts-culture-fun-jazz-with-george-braith http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/arts-culture-fun-jazz-with-george-braith Date: May 10, 2018

Join us for live jazz with former Blue Note recording artist, George Braith and his band. Braith has played with such greats as John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, and Dizzy Gillespie. Braith is a hard-swinging underground legend of the saxophone and his own invention, the sopralto Braithophone.

Joining George Braith is a great lineup of world class musicians:

  • Louis Rainone - keyboard
  • Ben Meigners - bass
  • Marvin "Bugalu" Smith - drums

Every Thursday midday, 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m., at Hansborough Recreation Center

4/12 & 5/3 - Phil Young - Drummer and leader of "the Harlem Hip" -- as recently seen in The New Yorker

4/19 & 5/10 - George Braith - Hard-swinging underground legend of the saxophone and his own invention, the sopralto Braithophone

4/26 & 5/17 - Ray Mantilla – Legendary conga player brings his exciting jazz / latin quartet

The events are free but let us know you're coming:

Pelham Fritz RSVP to jazzseriespf.eventbrite.com.

Hansborough RSVP to jazzserieshb.eventbrite.com.

Presented by the Jazz Foundation of America, with partial support from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 212 234-9603

Location: Hansborough Recreation Center

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2018-05-10 2018-05-10 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.81282630000000000, -73.93931230000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a6a1a956026c.jpg Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:14:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: May 10, 2018

Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Enjoy a great variety of the scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements the Park has to offer.

Visit some of the Park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, The Lake, and Strawberry Fields.

Details

Meet: Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue). Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few stairs
Length of Tour: approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Register in advance for easiest check-in here! (Pre-registration not required)

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81bcc470beb.jpg Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:15:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/kids-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/kids-imaginative-arts Date: May 10, 2018

Children will use their imagination and curiosity, and explore ideas for self expression to create themed artwork.

April: Showers - Painted Art and Pastel Art
May: Mother's Day Parchment Paper Greeting Cards 2D and 3D Floral Art
June: Father's Day Parchment Paper Greeting Cards and Painted Rocks

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Mekong Group Music Class - Dan Tranh]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/mekong-group-music-class-da-tranh http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/mekong-group-music-class-da-tranh Date: May 10, 2018

Mekong Arts and Music (MAM) will be teaching a beginner's course of Dan Tranh, a 16-string Vietnamese zither. Instructed by Ngo Thanh Nhan and Anh Thu Phan for children and adults.

Recital scheduled for May 17.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:14:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/bryant-park-spring-birding-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/bryant-park-spring-birding-tours Date: May 10, 2018

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

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4de6062b67.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Northerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park Date: May 10, 2018

This It's My Park season, please join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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R078 Northerleigh Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62205155290000000, -74.13385927680000000 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:59:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: May 10, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593e9fe86de25.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 09:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under The Stars and Best Dressed Contest: Selena]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/selena-movies-under-the-stars-best-dressed-contest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/selena-movies-under-the-stars-best-dressed-contest Date: May 10, 2018

Join us for the movie screening of Tejano legend Selena. Bring a picnic, blanket, lawn chairs and enjoy the movie at Highbridge Park. The movie will start around 8:00 p.m.

Put on your best Selena outfit and participate in our Selena look-a-like contest! You can be the winner of some special prizes.

Come ready to have a great time!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 927-2012

Location: West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 6:00 pm 11:30 pm 40.84230041503906000, -73.93499755859375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad5fc4b711e1.jpg Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:44:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/yoga-in-the-park Date: May 10, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

Location: East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78305694739300000, -73.93382930755600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ab4147850261.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow Date: May 10, 2018

Link mindful breath with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Veteran Nina Semczuk helps you cultivate strength, flexibility, balance, and focus while enjoying yoga outdoors.

Please bring a mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Lawn at 74th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-05-10 2018-05-10 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78196128428900000, -73.98549365997300000 Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:44:20 EDT
<![CDATA[May Flux Thursday: Eat the Weeds Potluck and Artist Talks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/may-flux-thursday-eat-the-weeds-potluck-and-artist-talks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/10/may-flux-thursday-eat-the-weeds-potluck-and-artist-talks Date: May 10, 2018

Please join us for Eat the Weeds, a very special edition of Flux Thursdays, hosted in conjunction with Wilder LIC, a group exhibition in the Windmill Garden.

We'll literally eat weeds, and then hear artist talks by...

  • Ellie Irons & Anne Percoco
  • Thomas Choinacky & Christopher Kennedy
  • Kristyna & Marek Milde
  • Johann Diedrick

Flux will serve the main dish, but feel free to bring your favorite vegetarian dish, especially if it features edible weeds.

Wilder LIC is on view from May 5 - June 16, with performances, talks and more throughout!

Wilder LIC Participating artists and performers include Amirtha Kidambi, Andrea Haenggi, Alex Nathanson, Christopher Kennedy & Thomas Choinacky, Next Epoch Seed Library (Ellie Irons & Anne Percoco), Jessica Pavone, Johann Diedrick, Katya Khan, Kristyna & Marek Milde, Richard Garet, Valeria Haedo…and Flux Iron Chefs!!!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Windmill Community Garden

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2018-05-10 2018-05-10 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75306060000000000, -73.93513430000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb83b75e6f2.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Linden Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/its-my-park-at-linden-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/its-my-park-at-linden-park Date: May 11, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Man Up Inc to beautify at Linden Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Linden Park House (in Linden Park)

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B214 Linden Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.65870739556700000, -73.88743829727200000 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:59:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: May 11, 2018

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

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

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 12:14:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Immigrantes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/immigrantes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/immigrantes Date: May 11, 2018

Immigrants
Migratory processes are inherent to humans and many other species. These processes are born of the instinct of conservation of the species. Man makes comparisons between his/her current environment and their destination, emigrating, full of dreams and hopes for a better life.

Immigrantes
Los procesos migratorios son inherentes a la especie humana y a muchas otras especies. Estos procesos nacen del instinto de conservación de la especie. El hombre hace comparaciones del entorno y el lugar de destino, emigrando cargado de sueños y esperanzas, por tener una vida mejor.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae2366700295.JPG Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/yoga Date: May 11, 2018

Get ready to challenge yourself with a yoga session to both strengthen and relax the mind and body.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.78979873657226600, -73.78479766845703000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Scarangella Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/its-my-park-at-scarangella-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/its-my-park-at-scarangella-park Date: May 11, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Block Institute to beautify Scarangella Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 947-3263

Location: 27th Avenue and Stillwell Avenue (in Scarangella Park)

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B106A Scarangella Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.59347613370000000, -73.98457593279300000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 15:14:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the AXIS Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-axis-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-axis-project Date: May 11, 2018

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 646-632-7344

Location: Hansborough Recreation Center

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2018-05-11 2018-05-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.81280660000000000, -73.93924480000000000 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: May 11, 2018

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

Details

Meet: Tour starts and ends at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location
Terrain: A few stairs
Length of Tour: approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Centerlight Seniors Mother's Day Arts and Crafts Showcase: Celebration of Elder Moms]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/centerlight-seniors-mothers-day-arts-and-crafts-showcase-celebration-of-elder-moms http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/centerlight-seniors-mothers-day-arts-and-crafts-showcase-celebration-of-elder-moms Date: May 11, 2018

This event includes a talk, with luncheon for the Centerlight Senior artists, discussion, and presentation of the artists and their work. We will also have a video presentation of artists at work. Included in this showcase will be paintings and handcrafts, along with historical art. The public is invited to view the work and celebrate the artists for Mother's Day.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 07 May 2018 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: May 11, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:29:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Imaginative Arts (Adults)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/adults-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/adults-imaginative-arts Date: May 11, 2018

Adults use their imagination to create works of art by employing various artistic techniques. They will be encouraged to discuss and share to bounce ideas from each other.

April: Showers Painted Art - Create an imaginative work inspired by the season’s rain. We will be using paints and pastels for vibrant colors.
May: Flowers - 2D and 3D Mix Media Art on Parchment Paper
June: Rockin' Art Painting on Rocks

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:59:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Fencing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/fencing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/fencing Date: May 11, 2018

Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center.

You must be 16 years old or older to participate. Registration is required at manhattanfencing.com.

Photo Credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 1:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75279998779297000, -73.98159790039062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4da3757438.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:59:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields Date: May 11, 2018

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

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

Details

Meet: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk at West 59th Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West.
Terrain: A few hills
Length of Tour: approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free, registration not required

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

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

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76825287727000000, -73.98132829368100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81c991546bc.jpg Wed, 28 Feb 2018 12:45:03 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/seasonal-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/seasonal-arts-and-crafts Date: May 11, 2018

Kids create fun art inspired by the season, using various materials and techniques. Techniques include:

  • April - Painted Rocks
  • May - Kid's Hand Flowering Tree
  • June - Magnet Art

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 03 May 2018 14:14:18 EDT
<![CDATA[FLOW C(ART): The Randall's Island Art Cart]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/flow-cart-the-randalls-island-art-cart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/flow-cart-the-randalls-island-art-cart Date: May 11, 2018

The Randall's Island FLOW C(ART) is full of art supplies to get your creative juices flowing! Join us as we create different park-inspired art projects each week! This is a free pop-up art activity for all ages.

Also, show us that you love Art and the Island! Take a photo with the art cart and tag us on social media (@randallsisland); we will say hi!

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 3:30 pm 5:00 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb77fdb3cd4.jpg Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Postponed: Family Skate Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/family-skate-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/family-skate-night Date: May 11, 2018

Please note: this event has been postponed.

Join NYC Parks & Council Member Miller for an evening of roller skating, music, face painting, cotton candy, popcorn, and more!

Roller skates will be provided.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

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Q448 Roy Wilkins Recreation Center 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 4:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.68807220458984400, -73.77011108398438000 Tue, 08 May 2018 10:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Youth All Star Hoops Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/youth-all-star-hoops-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/youth-all-star-hoops-night Date: May 11, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Show off your inner all star by competing in our version of the NBA All Star Night. Youth are all welcome to take part in our 3 point shooting contest, skills assessment, half court shooting competition and relays.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: 347-844-2763

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 5:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:14:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: May 11, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593e9fe86de25.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 09:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Birding Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/summer-on-the-hudson-birding-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/summer-on-the-hudson-birding-walks Date: May 11, 2018

Meet at 120th Street and Riverside Drive and explore Riverside Park on a family-friendly bird walk. Who knows what birds we'll discover while taking in views of the Hudson River!

No registration necessary.

In partnership with New York City Audubon.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 120th Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park)

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M071 Riverside Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81145694649100000, -73.96427392959600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da2aa502db.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:44:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Mind Reading and Mysticism at the Merchant’s House with Mentalist Kent Axell]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/mind-reading-and-mysticism-at-the-merchants-house-with-mentalist-kent-axell http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/mind-reading-and-mysticism-at-the-merchants-house-with-mentalist-kent-axell Date: May 11, 2018

Join renowned mentalist Kent Axell in the Tredwell family’s Greek Revival double parlor as he takes us back in time 150 years to experience mind reading, magic, and mystery.

In the mid-19th century, New Yorkers like the Tredwells hosted neighbors and friends in their home to showcase the latest in mysticism and psychic entertainments.

Spiritualism, the belief that the living can talk to the dead, had become a phenomenon in 1848 thanks to the now-infamous Fox sisters and grew as a popular form of parlor entertainment. Whether he answers your sealed questions, reads your mind — or controls it — you’re guaranteed to feel the haunting touch of one of history’s most obscure, and awe-inspiring, art forms.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:44:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Silent Disco]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/silent-disco http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/silent-disco Date: May 11, 2018

Ssshhhh! There's a party going on!

Grab a set of wireless headphones and join the party. Tune in to the channel of your choice and dance to amazing music curated by Sound Off Experience DJs.

Headphones will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718_ 965-8942

Location: West 19th Street and Boardwalk (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.57258779759300000, -73.98470783233600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59407c2ab6b5e.jpg Tue, 01 May 2018 09:58:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/family-camping http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/family-camping Date: May 11, 2018

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

Family Camping programs take place in all five boroughs, but space is limited and families are chosen by lottery.

Participants are chosen by lottery. To register, visit our Urban Park Rangers' Registration Page. Lottery registration begins on Wednesday, May 2

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 7:00 pm 7:00 am 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5acf9b928c0f8.jpg Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:59:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Sing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/movies-under-the-stars-sing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/movies-under-the-stars-sing Date: May 11, 2018

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

A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater, and the contest attracts the attention of such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant and a punk porcupine.

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Cedar Grove Beach Parking Lot (in Great Kills Park)

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R016 Great Kills Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.55989837646500000, -74.10179901123000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ada38201ff44.jpg Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ferdinand]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/movies-under-the-stars-ferdinand http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/movies-under-the-stars-ferdinand Date: May 11, 2018

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

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.

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

Know Before You Go:

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

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Carl Schurz Main Lawn (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 7:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.77439880371094000, -73.94419860839844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ade37e860e6f.gif Tue, 01 May 2018 09:58:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Lady Bird (R)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/movies-under-the-stars-lady-bird-r http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/movies-under-the-stars-lady-bird-r Date: May 11, 2018

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

This 2017 American comedy-drama follows a seventeen-year-old girl and her turbulent relationship with her mother. Written and directed by Greta Gerwig, this Oscar-winning coming-of-age film garnered stars Saoirse Ronan (in the title role) , Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothée Chalamet and Lois Smith.

Know Before You Go:
This film features explicit content and is rated R. 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: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:45 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: McCarren Park

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B058 McCarren Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 8:00 pm 9:45 pm 40.72150039672851600, -73.95269775390625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ade4dcb2fcb9.png Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:44:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Festival Friday: Art of Brooklyn Film Festival - Evening of Short Films]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/movies-under-the-stars-festival-friday-art-of-brooklyn-film-festival-hunter-game http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/11/movies-under-the-stars-festival-friday-art-of-brooklyn-film-festival-hunter-game Date: May 11, 2018

Join NYC Parks for Festival Fridays with the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival!

Enjoy these great Brooklyn indie film on a big screen!

BOBO TOUCH (20 min)

Directed by Brian Bonz and Mike Rizzo.
Brian Bonz and Mike Rizzo are lifelong friends born and raised in Bay Ridge. They've been creating original comedy music videos and web shorts for years, and they're putting together a block of some of their best just for this event!

THE TABLES (15 min)
Documentary, Directed by Jon Bunning
A look at the powerful connection between a pair of outdoor ping pong tables in the heart of New York City and the unlikely group of people they’ve brought together. The director and several of the subjects live in Brooklyn.

SURE-FIRE (13 min)
Comedy, Directed by Michael Goldburg
A comedy about Benny Boon, a NYC con man having a mid-life crisis who wants to “go legit." Instead, he stumbles into posing as a producer making a movie called "Hooker Mom" to pay off gangsters trying to kill him. Co-written by award-winning screenwriter, Brooklyn-raised Dave Chan.

ALL APPLIANCE (6 min)
Documentary, Directed by Chuka Umunna
Roy and Jack Vanasco are two brothers who enlisted and fought during WW2. At the end of 2016, they close their appliance repair store — All Appliance Refrigerator Company — after 61 years. The film was shot entirely in Clinton Hill, where the director also lives.

Know Before You Go:

You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8935

Location: Owl's Head Park

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B066 Owl's Head Park 2018-05-11 2018-05-11 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.64009857177734400, -74.03240203857422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59122e0c358a2.png Tue, 01 May 2018 10:28:59 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-henry-hudson-park Date: May 12, 2018

Join the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park as they start their Saturday mornings, rain or shine, with fun green projects such as raking leaves, planting, mulching, and more to build community.

For details contact dp.reynolds@verizon.net and stewardsofhenryhudson.org. Volunteers under 18 yr must be accompanied by an adult or present a parental/guardian consent form (available via group leader). Groups of 10+ or more must contact the group leader.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: 347-203-9164

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 8:30 am 12:30 pm 40.88240051269531000, -73.91840362548828000 Tue, 01 May 2018 12:14:37 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Corlears Hook Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/new-york-junior-league-volunteer-day-at-corlears-hook-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/new-york-junior-league-volunteer-day-at-corlears-hook-park Date: May 12, 2018

Calling all park lovers! This spring, the New York Junior League's Playground Improvement Project committee ("PIP") invites you to join them in rolling up your sleeves to help revitalize Corlears Hook Park!

Throughout five weekends in April and May New York Junior League volunteers and community volunteers will spend a day in the park (rain or shine) gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this highly-used space. All volunteers will be provided with breakfast, lunch, and a t-shirt.

Registration
All participants (ages 16 and older) must register in advance at nyjl.org/playground. Registration closes when capacity is reached or the Wednesday prior to that weekend's park days.

About the New York Junior League Playground Improvement Project
For more than 25 years, the Playground Improvement Project (PIP) has been a New York Junior League signature community project. Our volunteers create safe, beautiful, well-organized, and educational play spaces for children and other members of the New York City community. PIP focuses on sites and parks that need major renovation and have the greatest impact on the surrounding community. Weekend cleanup days include landscaping and repairing the parks. PIP works with over 700 volunteers each season to help improve the park and make a positive impact on the community.

Please reach out to playground@nyjl.org with any questions or if you are interested in making a donation to this cause.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Corlears Hook Park

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M017 Corlears Hook Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 8:30 am 2:00 pm 40.71179962158203000, -73.97930145263672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f0eb9d98e36.jpg Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:29:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: May 12, 2018

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.

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.

Exercising with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestow health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors 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. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835d712e52a1.JPG Fri, 06 Apr 2018 13:29:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Bike Jumble]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/brooklyn-bike-jumble http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/brooklyn-bike-jumble Date: May 12, 2018

The New York Bike Jumble returns for the eighth year in a row!

Fulfill all your cycling needs for the summer. Get yourself a new or used bike, new and used accessories, clothing, collectibles, artwork, overstocks, and bargains galore.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 768-3195

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

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B111 J.J. Byrne Playground 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 9:00 am 4:00 pm 40.67293930053711000, -73.98460388183594000 Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:30:02 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/shape-up-nyc-latin-dance-for-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/shape-up-nyc-latin-dance-for-fitness Date: May 12, 2018

Move to Latin rhythms from today and past years: Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa. Bring your water bottle and positive energy for a morning of fun, friendship, and fitness for adults.

This is a beginner – intermediate Latin Dance Fitness course through Shape Up NYC.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:44:43 EST
<![CDATA[Green Neighborhood: Bayside]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/512-bayside-green-neighborhood http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/512-bayside-green-neighborhood Date: May 12, 2018

Join NYC Parks Stewardship's monthly Green Neighborhood event to protect natural areas and street trees in Bayside, Queens! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove garlic mustard, as well as seed native plants in order to create a healthier ecosystem.

Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own water bottle to this event.

Please note: Space is limited and registration is required. Volunteers younger than 18 years old must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Aarya Parking Lot (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74045405601200000, -73.74797821045000000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:59:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Calvert Vaux Park Wetland Cleanup]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/0512-calvert-vaux-park-wetland-cleanup http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/0512-calvert-vaux-park-wetland-cleanup Date: May 12, 2018

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team at Calvert Vaux Park! Volunteers will be removing debris from the Calvert Vaux Wetlands.

Volunteers should dress in clothes that can get dirty, close-toed shoes, and warm layers. They are also encouraged to bring their own water bottles. Volunteers younger than 18 years old must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Please note: Space is limited and registration is required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: South end of the Calvert Vaux Parking Lot (in Calvert Vaux Park)

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B125 Calvert Vaux Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58500614320000000, -73.99128162860900000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:59:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/bird-walks Date: May 12, 2018

Join NYC Audubon on a walk through the park to observe the many species of birds in Van Cortlandt Park.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 9:00 am 10:30 am 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:14:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Soccer Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/top-clinics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/top-clinics Date: May 12, 2018

Join T.O.P Soccer every Saturday morning at Shoelace Park to enjoy free soccer clinics from 9:00am to 11:00am. T.O.P Clinics are designed to teach kids the fundamentals of soccer. Our qualified and interpersonal coaches incorporate mind, individual, and team building exercises to engage our future leaders.

Classes will begin with stimulating warm-ups followed by various soccer station drills then culminate with a scrimmage game and re-cap of the session. The safety of all children will be ensured during sessions as activities are geared towards having fun in a non-competitive environment.

This group is generously supported by Council Member Andy King through the NYC Council's Parks Equity Initiative, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson and in coordination with Partnerships for Parks.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (914) 434-0958

Location: Shoelace Park Benches

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2018-05-12 2018-05-12 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.88000106811500000, -73.86810302734400000 Tue, 22 May 2018 12:14:33 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-westerleigh-park Date: May 12, 2018

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.61975881882100000, -74.13444897532500000 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:59:30 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-marcus-garvey-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-marcus-garvey-park Date: May 12, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Marcus Garvey Dog Run Group to clean and beautify the dog run at Marcus Garvey Park. We look forward to cleaning up the dog run with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.80502319335900000, -73.94498443603500000 Fri, 11 May 2018 17:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Inwood Hill Park Trail Stewardship Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/inwood-hill-park-trail-stewardship-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/inwood-hill-park-trail-stewardship-day Date: May 12, 2018

Volunteer with NYC Parks as we care for the Orange and Blue Trails at Inwood Hill Park! Join our effort to make the 4.2-mile trails of Inwood Hill Park safer, more accessible, and sustainable through trail blazing, corridor clearing, and debris removal.

The group will focus on trail clean-up, debris removal, and desire line closures along the OrangeTrail near Staff Street.

Space is limited and RSVP is required. To register, please email Ryan.Ruiz@parks.nyc.gov. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86729812622070000, -73.92900085449219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a820e41573f3.jpg Thu, 10 May 2018 10:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Immigrantes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/immigrantes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/immigrantes Date: May 12, 2018

Immigrants
Migratory processes are inherent to humans and many other species. These processes are born of the instinct of conservation of the species. Man makes comparisons between his/her current environment and their destination, emigrating, full of dreams and hopes for a better life.

Immigrantes
Los procesos migratorios son inherentes a la especie humana y a muchas otras especies. Estos procesos nacen del instinto de conservación de la especie. El hombre hace comparaciones del entorno y el lugar de destino, emigrando cargado de sueños y esperanzas, por tener una vida mejor.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae2366700295.JPG Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Yogalates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/yogalates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/yogalates Date: May 12, 2018

Join us for this free fitness class that combines Yoga and Pilates. Yoga is an eastern Indian tradition that focuses on strength, flexibility, and spirituality. Pilates focuses on building strength in the deep muscles of the abdominal region, the body's core. The combination leads to a class that takes focus, strength, and meditation.

Mats are provided but you are welcome to bring your own.

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 9:15 am 10:30 am 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adccb689d994.png Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:59:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Arts Workshops]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/family-arts-workshops http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/family-arts-workshops Date: May 12, 2018

Join us for these fun-filled free workshops featuring music, dance, arts and crafts of Mexico! Families will design their own costumes, write songs and create their own dances inspired by the traditions of Mexico.

Saturday, May 5 - Arts and Crafts
Saturday, May 12 - Singing and Songwritting
Saturday, May 17 - Dance

Know before you go:

These workshops are taught in 45 minute increments and participation is first come first serve. Sign-up is held onsite and families are encouraged to arrive 15 - 20 minutes before a session.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ade07b794b19.jpg Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:44:31 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Brower Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-brower-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-brower-park Date: May 12, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to plant seeds in the butterfly garden at Brower Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Butterfly Garden (in Brower Park)

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B012 Brower Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.67375339583000000, -73.94314825534800000 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:59:30 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Amersfort Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-amersfort-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-amersfort-park Date: May 12, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Amersfort Park to beautify Amersfort Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Garden Area (in Amersfort Park)

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B002 Amersfort Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.62901117071800000, -73.93903517723100000 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:59:30 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Mosholu Parkway]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-mosholu-parkway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-mosholu-parkway Date: May 12, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bedford Mosholu Community Association to do a horticulture and general clean up at Frank Frisch Field and "the Gully" located on Webster Avenue and Mosholu Parkway South. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-367-2230

Location: Webster House

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2018-05-12 2018-05-12 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.86861801147461000, -73.88137054443360000 Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:59:33 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Bellevue South Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-bellevue-south-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-bellevue-south-park Date: May 12, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends Of Bellevue South Park to clean up at Bellevue South Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bellevue South Park

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M263 Bellevue South Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.74000167846680000, -73.97799682617188000 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:59:30 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Jerome Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-jerome-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/its-my-park-at-jerome-park Date: May 12, 2018

Celebrate spring in the Bronx and volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors (FANS) and Community Board 8 for a clean up day in Fort Independence Park and along Sedgwick Avenue. No previous experience necessary. Meet us at Fort Independence Playground. Email with any questions!

Volunteers under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult or present a parental/guardian consent form (available via group leader).

We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: 917-841-6032

Location: Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground)

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X020 Fort Independence Playground 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 10:00 am 2:30 pm 40.88128663866900000, -73.89645887766800000 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:59:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Messages for Mother Earth and Mom]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/family-art-project-messages-for-mother-earth-and-mom http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/family-art-project-messages-for-mother-earth-and-mom Date: May 12, 2018

Celebrate all mothers this weekend, including mother earth!

Bring photos of the moms in your life whom you wish to acknowledge through notes and images on special papers. Learn about Pachamama, revered in South America, who teaches moderation in what we take from the earth. Make an inspired painting on a card with pop-out elements. Place it in a translucent envelope for a gift Mom will treasure.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5acbd7ea4e680.jpg Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:14:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Help the Garden Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/help-the-garden-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/help-the-garden-day Date: May 12, 2018

Nestled at the far end of Highland Park is a delightful community garden filled with beds of shade trees, flowers, fruits, and herbs.

Join our community gardeners and learn some basic gardening skills at our monthly Help the Garden Day. Seasonal tasks include, weeding, watering, mulching, composting, pruning, and planting.

Please contact josephine.scalia@parks.nyc.gov to register.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4462

Location: Community Garden

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2018-05-12 2018-05-12 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.68304974157400000, -73.88744783401500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ab29f0ae59b2.JPG Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:14:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Birding Bonanza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/birding-bonanza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/birding-bonanza Date: May 12, 2018

Randall’s Island Park is home to over 180 species of birds. Join us for a day of free, family-friendly bird watching! Learn about the amazing adaptations of birds as they thrive in the Island’s restored habitats.

  • Explore 20 acres of natural habitat
  • Guided walks with experts from RIPA and NYC Audubon
  • Live birds and information on bird rehabilitation from the Wild Bird Fund
  • Binoculars and bird guides provided
  • Crafts, games, and refreshments

Suitable for ages 7+ (with an adult)

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

Location: Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-05-12 2018-05-12 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.79146526423800000, -73.92687702179000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a99c0b9c6df2.jpg Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[International Migratory Bird Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/international-migratory-bird-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/12/international-migratory-bird-day Date: May 12, 2018

Help Prospect Park Alliance celebrate the importance of stop-overs, like Prospect Park, to migratory birds. More than 250 species have been recorded in the park, and it is not uncommon to see 100 or more species in one spring day.

  • Blooming Naturalist 10:00 a.m. - Noon: Learn about native plants and their importance to migratory birds.
  • Nature on the Go! 11:00 a.m. - Noon: An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us. This program leaves promptly at 11 pm.
  • Nature's Helpers Noon - 1:00 p.m.: Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This is a nature walk that leaves promptly at 12 pm.

Register today to let us know you are coming!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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