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, 20 May 2018 14:15:43 GMT <![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/movies-under-the-stars-zootopia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/movies-under-the-stars-zootopia Date: June 2, 2018

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

When Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) becomes the first rabbit to join the Zootopia police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means working with Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman), a wily fox who makes her job even harder.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Lawn Near 79th Street Entrance (in Shore Park and Parkway)

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B082 Shore Park and Parkway 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.63140850518000000, -74.03907075524300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/577b15cded0f5.jpg Fri, 04 May 2018 10:14:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba Fit Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/zumba-fit-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/zumba-fit-camp Date: June 2, 2018

This four-week series will consist of high-energy and calorie-burning dance fitness routines fused with bodyweight exercises and light weight training to increase, push, and challenge your fitness level.

Please bring a mat or towel and dumbells (3-5 lbs.).

Start time: 10:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 10:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 Fri, 11 May 2018 13:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi Date: June 3, 2018

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96b01e6f1e.JPG Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:29:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/yoga Date: June 3, 2018

Socrates offers Vinyasa Yoga presented by 3 unique practioners with varying styles and backgrounds: 9:30 a.m. Saturday classes are taught by Jennifer Batson, 11:00 a.m. Saturday classes by Morgan Miller; Sunday classes are led by Yojaida Estrella. In all classes, participants flow through a series of connected yoga poses with an awareness of the breath in this welcoming waterfront environment of nature and art.

Yoga classes are designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or a towel.

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:59:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: A Turtle’s Pace]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/family-art-project-a-turtles-pace http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/family-art-project-a-turtles-pace Date: June 3, 2018

Marvel at the beautiful patterns that cover the protective shell of the local box turtle. Use fabric and leather scraps to design and decorate a stuffed, wearable turtle-shell backpack as part of Wave Hill's Turtle Day. Make a turtle egg-shaker and, wearing your shell, gather outside to waltz in an oh-so-slow parade.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecaa0c87bc6.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/yoga-in-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/yoga-in-the-garden Date: June 3, 2018

Enjoy a morning yoga class in the gardens, offered in partnership with Yoga Haven. All levels welcome; please bring a mat and be on time. Meets indoors in case of rain. Online registration suggested, or register day-of at the Front Gate. Yoga sessions continue through July 29.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecaa59ad36a.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The New York City Naturalist Club: World Environment Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/the-new-york-city-naturalist-club-world-environment-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/the-new-york-city-naturalist-club-world-environment-day Date: June 3, 2018

World Environment Day is a day for everyone, everywhere. Since it began in 1972, global citizens have organized many thousands of events, from neighbourhood clean-ups, to action against wildlife crime, to replanting forests. The theme for World Environment Day 2018 on June 5 is plastic pollution.

Ahead of World Environment Day, join our Urban Park Rangers on a hike through Central Park where park rangers will discuss ways the participants can continue to be conscious of their environment. This years theme is focused on plastic pollution, so Rangers will include talking points about the negative affects of non reusable plastics.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 360-1444

Location: Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.79707717895508000, -73.95149230957031000 Tue, 15 May 2018 14:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Goalball Hosted by the NY Knights]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/goalball-hosted-by-the-ny-knights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/goalball-hosted-by-the-ny-knights Date: June 3, 2018

Join NYC Parks for goalball, a Paralympic sports for athletes with visual impairments. This sport is played by two blindfolded teams of three using a ball with bells on the inside to score goals against your opponent. Test your agility and hearing skills against the best!

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 10:30 am 12:30 pm 40.74829864502000000, -74.00219726562500000 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: June 3, 2018

Take a self-guided tour through the Urban Farm to see the variety of fruits and vegetables that we are growing this season. Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Animal of the Month Club: Snapping Turtle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/animal-of-the-month-club-snapping-turtle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/animal-of-the-month-club-snapping-turtle Date: June 3, 2018

The common snapping turtle is the largest freshwater turtle. Its serpentine neck, massive head, muscular legs, and relatively long tail make it seem even larger. It is estimated that they can live 30 to 40 years in the wild, perhaps even longer.

Join the Urban Park Rangers for the Animal of the Month Club: Snapping Turtle. Learn interesting facts about this pre-historic looking turtle.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

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

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 Fri, 04 May 2018 13:44:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Ranger Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/ranger-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/ranger-games Date: June 3, 2018

Our bright and talented Urban Park Rangers are what make our Weekend Adventure programs so amazing.

Join the Urban Park Rangers for an exciting adventure of fun and games.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: 21st Street and 29th Avenue (in Van Alst Playground)

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Q321 Van Alst Playground 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77063125480000000, -73.92816370480000000 Mon, 07 May 2018 14:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Gardening Workshop: Planting for Pollinators]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/gardening-workshop-planting-for-pollinators http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/gardening-workshop-planting-for-pollinators Date: June 3, 2018

Both flower and vegetable gardens benefit from pollinators. We'll discuss pollinators and their role in successful gardens, then make wildflower seed "bombs" to make an impact with native plants in or near your plot.

For ages 10 years and older.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af07fd5ca941.png Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunday Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/sunday-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/sunday-tai-chi Date: June 3, 2018

Best practiced outdoors, Tai Chi is a moving experience that exercises the body, relaxes the spirit, uplifts the heart, and heals the soul. Classes at Socrates are taught by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society.

All levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:59:07 EDT
<![CDATA[16th Annual Drums Along the Hudson]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/16th-annual-drums-along-the-hudson http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/16th-annual-drums-along-the-hudson Date: June 3, 2018

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

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

This year we will feature the iForest, an immersive sound installation composed by Pete M. Wyer. A unique experience featuring Grammy Award-winning choir “The Crossing”, each voice is individually recorded and played back across ancient woodlands. A work inspired by the Mohawk Thanksgiving address and sung in the Mohawk language.

Photo Credit: Manhattan Times News

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91860198974610000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5697cfb5b46dc.jpg Thu, 03 May 2018 14:59:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Basic Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/basic-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/basic-canoeing Date: June 3, 2018

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

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

This basic canoeing program is great for all skill levels. This program is first-come, first-served. Due to demand, line may close prior to end time.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.88903808593750000, -73.89234161376953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aec9a9f0fe6d.jpg Fri, 04 May 2018 13:44:31 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Vidalia Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/its-my-park-at-vidalia-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/its-my-park-at-vidalia-park Date: June 3, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Teddy Bear Project to beautify Vidalia Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (929) 332-9172

Location: Vidalia Park Comfort Station (in Vidalia Park)

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X266 Vidalia Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.84411961458500000, -73.88142788410200000 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:59:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Day at Freshkills Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/discovery-day-at-freshkills-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/discovery-day-at-freshkills-park Date: June 3, 2018

Discover Freshkills Park and experience the unique landscape and spectacular views the landfill-to-park project has to offer. This free event is a special opportunity to spend a summer afternoon exploring the future park while the site is closed to the public. Hundreds of acres and miles of trails will be open for tours, bicycling, and activities for all ages.

At 2,200 acres, Freshkills Park is almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park to be developed in New York City in over 100 years. It also has a significant history as the site of the Fresh Kills Landfill, which was the largest landfill in the world before closing in 2001. Since then, the site has become a place for wildlife, recreation, science, education, and art. As the park is built in phases, free tours and events provide early access for learning and exploration opportunities.

Discovery Day will include the following activities:

  • Birdwatching tours with NYC Audubon
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Kite-flying and other activities with NYC Parks
  • Music performances by Staten Island Philharmonic
  • Spoken word performance organized by the Staten Island Creative Community
  • Sunprint art with Alice Austen House
  • Wind chime-making with Skip LaPlante, with supplies from Materials for the Arts

During the event, free shuttles will provide transportation to and from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in St. George. Parking will be available just outside Freshkills Park in lots near 350 Wild Avenue. From there, visitors can take a shuttle bus or walk or bike one mile to the main event area.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5372

Location: Freshkills Park Event Entrance

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2018-06-03 2018-06-03 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.58599853515625000, -74.19180297851562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aabdbc831896.jpg Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park2 Date: June 3, 2018

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

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

Details

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

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/yoga-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/yoga-at-the-battery Date: June 3, 2018

Yoga in The Battery is back this summer twice a week!

Tejal Patel will lead open level yoga practice on the Woodland Lawn overlooking the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty.

June 3 through September 30

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

Please RSVP first. Sunday classes are open for all ages. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours while supplies last, first come first served.

Photo credit: Rob Alcantar

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Woodland Lawn (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.70219198352000000, -74.01546913523500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afc4ee501e93.JPG Fri, 18 May 2018 14:59:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Ride]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/learn-to-ride http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/learn-to-ride Date: June 3, 2018

Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event!

Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first" method.

Please pre-register at https://www.bike.nyc/education/programs/learn-to-ride-kids/. For more information, please visit nyc.gov/parks or bikenewyork.org or call 311.

For accessibility information, contact Edwin Llopiz three days before the event at 718-965-8942.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Dyker Beach Park

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B028 Dyker Beach Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.61193084716797000, -74.01429748535156000 Wed, 16 May 2018 08:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: June 3, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Fun at Rainey Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/family-fun-at-rainey-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/family-fun-at-rainey-park Date: June 3, 2018

Central Astoria LDC and NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Brammer are pleased to bring you a day of crafts, face painting, cotton candy, and balloon art, as well as an interactive children's performance and puppet show.

We can't wait to see you there!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: 34th Avenue and Vernon Boulevard (in Rainey Park)

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Q048 Rainey Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76549911499000000, -73.94020080566400000 Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Rowing at Pier 40]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/community-rowing-at-pier-40 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/community-rowing-at-pier-40 Date: June 3, 2018

Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing in our fleet of Whitehall Gigs. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity. Community Rowing events are free sessions that include a basic introduction to rowing for first timers (safety orientation, rowing technique, and terminology) and of course plenty of actual rowing on the Hudson River. The rows take place in five-person wooden rowboats that Village Community Boathouse builds on site. The rows last, depending on river conditions and crew experience, between one and three hours.

Please arrive on-time as the crews will be assigned before 1PM. Bring extra water, a hat, and sunscreen as you will be rowing outdoors in the hot sun. Rowing is weather dependent and will be canceled for high winds, rain, or thunderstorms. All participants must sign a waiver and be able to climb a ladder.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 40

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2018-06-03 2018-06-03 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.72847662039400000, -74.01341533660900000 Fri, 18 May 2018 14:44:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking and Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/kayaking-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/kayaking-canoeing Date: June 3, 2018

LIC Community Boathouse (LICCB) offers free kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting) at Hallets Cove, located just north of the park. People of all ages are welcome to participate or volunteer.

No prior boating experience is required and participants may sign up on a first-come, first-served basis. Minors (younger than 18 years old) must have a parent or guardian present. Well-behaved dogs are also welcome to accompany their owners! LICCB has life jackets available for your four-legged family members.

Please note: No RSVP is required; however, participants are encouraged to call (631) 542-2628 or visit licboathouse.org two hours prior to a scheduled paddle for updates and cancellations, especially during inclement weather.

In partnership with LIC Community Boathouse.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Hallet's Cove

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2018-06-03 2018-06-03 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.76925380000000000, -73.93555550000000000 Fri, 04 May 2018 13:59:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Historic New York: Coney Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/historic-new-york-coney-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/historic-new-york-coney-island Date: June 3, 2018

Between about 1880 and World War II, Coney Island was the largest amusement area in the United States, attracting several million visitors per year. At its height, it contained three competing major amusement parks, Luna Park, Dreamland, and Steeplechase Park, as well as many independent amusements. Join the Urban Park Rangers for a walking tour of this famous amusement park.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Parachute Jump

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2018-06-03 2018-06-03 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.57292175292969000, -73.98439788818360000 Fri, 04 May 2018 13:59:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Turtle & Shell Show and Tell]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/turtle-shell-show-and-tell http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/turtle-shell-show-and-tell Date: June 3, 2018

Our youngest visitors and their families are invited to drop by this informal info station to see turtle shells, eggs and meet a live turtle as a part of Wave Hill's Turtle Day. Ages four to six are welcome with an adult.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 1:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecabbfc7c2f.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Bay Waters]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/science-in-the-park-baywaters http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/science-in-the-park-baywaters Date: June 3, 2018

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

Optional registration.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.78898561356900000, -73.79389047622700000 Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Woodlands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/science-in-the-park-woodlands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/science-in-the-park-woodlands Date: June 3, 2018

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park. Topics include water, animal adaptations, engineering and flight.

This series will not take place on Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.74020004272461000, -73.74960327148438000 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/family-day Date: June 3, 2018

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show, a photo booth, music, and more! Come experience our interactive science station with the STEAM Wagon from Staten Island MakerSpace!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Utopia Playground

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Q294 Utopia Playground 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.73070144653320000, -73.79239654541016000 Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Heather Garden Tour with Public Garden Designer Ronda M. Brands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/heather-garden-tour-with-public-garden-designer-ronda-m-brands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/heather-garden-tour-with-public-garden-designer-ronda-m-brands Date: June 3, 2018

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a79e6b335ff4.jpg Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:15:01 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: June 3, 2018

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:46 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields Date: June 3, 2018

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

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

Details

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76825287727000000, -73.98132829368100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81c991546bc.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: June 3, 2018

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

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

Details

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

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Presentation: Turtle Talk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/nature-presentation-turtle-talk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/nature-presentation-turtle-talk Date: June 3, 2018

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

Ages six and older are welcome with an adult.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecac616d3cb.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 13:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Fey Nan Bwa: A Haitian Herb and Song Workshop with Sirene]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/fey-nan-bwa-a-haitian-herb-and-song-workshop-with-sirene http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/fey-nan-bwa-a-haitian-herb-and-song-workshop-with-sirene Date: June 3, 2018

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

Families and visitors of all ages are welcome.

Reserve your space on Eventbrite.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

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

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af452f3c7737.jpg Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Two Performances: Andrea Haenggi & Richard Garet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/two-performances-andrea-haenggi-richard-garet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/two-performances-andrea-haenggi-richard-garet Date: June 3, 2018

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

Doors will open at 4 pm.

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

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

++ food provided throughout by Flux Iron Chefs!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Windmill Community Garden

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2018-06-03 2018-06-03 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.75306060000000000, -73.93513430000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecc3e7c5643.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 12:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-lets-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/03/summer-on-the-hudson-lets-dance Date: June 3, 2018

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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

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

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

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

Start time: 8:20 pm

End time: 11:20 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

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

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B251 Manhattan Beach Park 2018-06-03 2018-06-03 8:20 pm 11:20 pm 40.57759857177700000, -73.94450378418000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aabcc841a157.jpg Fri, 04 May 2018 10:14:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/introduction-to-meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/introduction-to-meditation Date: June 4, 2018

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 7:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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

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

Photo Credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:44:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: June 4, 2018

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

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

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

Tour Reservations

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:56 EST
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: June 4, 2018

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

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

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

Tour Reservations

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:56 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: June 4, 2018

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

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

Details

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

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: June 4, 2018

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

Details

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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

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

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

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

Tour Reservations

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

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

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 5:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8907

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

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

Get fit while having tons of fun!

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594305f136f0d.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[7th Annual Bryant Park Musical Chairs Game]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/bryant-park-musical-chairs http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/04/bryant-park-musical-chairs Date: June 4, 2018

New York City's ultimate game of elimination!

Join Bryant Park for the seventh annual game of Musical Chairs, featuring the park's iconic green bistro chair.

Hosted by Ophira Eisenberg, this year’s event will have over 700 participants, with circles of 30 players who will battle it out for a seat in the winner’s circle. Finalists compete to take home the grand prize.

Pre-registration is suggested. Register here.

Registration is first come, first serve, and subject to availability.

Prizes for last chair standing.

Be there or be chair!

You must be 18-years of age or older to participate.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-04 2018-06-04 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af4c16b86bcf.jpg Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:45:03 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e1c4a664e.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Tai Chi Classes at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/free-tai-chi-classes-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/free-tai-chi-classes-at-washington-square-park Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9b0d862742.png Sat, 19 May 2018 21:59:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/fitness-walk Date: June 5, 2018

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:44:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Up-cycle to Art-Decorative Arts: Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/upcycle-to-artdecorative-arts-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/upcycle-to-artdecorative-arts-adults Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:59:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Communication and Socialization for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/communication-and-soacialization http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/communication-and-soacialization Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:59:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

Details

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

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecacfdefc57.jpg Wed, 09 May 2018 12:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/gallery-tour Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecad1bd8906.jpg Wed, 09 May 2018 12:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: June 5, 2018

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

Details

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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

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

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594424cb151b3.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/yoga-in-the-park Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.79469323427100000, -73.91434574127200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ab40fc49c44a.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: June 5, 2018

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

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da710dc915.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:14:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit Date: June 5, 2018

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

Please bring a mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 6:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.80417773640200000, -73.97017335891700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96a70a62df.JPG Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:44:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Stargazing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/stargazing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/stargazing Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212)206-9922

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

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

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

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

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

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

In partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Parade Ground (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.65080264827700000, -73.96852779388400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad4f133c48bd.jpg Mon, 14 May 2018 11:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Poetry: Kenyon Review]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/bryant-park-poetry-kenyon-review http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/bryant-park-poetry-kenyon-review Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

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

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

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2018-06-05 2018-06-05 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/582dc931cb262.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:42 EST
<![CDATA[60th Annual Washington Square Music Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/60th-annual-washington-square-music-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/60th-annual-washington-square-music-festival Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1df5b57b7b.png Fri, 18 May 2018 14:44:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Lady Bird]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/movies-under-the-stars-deep http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/movies-under-the-stars-deep Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

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

Know Before You Go:

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

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

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M077 St. Nicholas Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.81689834594700000, -73.94899749755900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9dec869e8b.jpg Tue, 15 May 2018 10:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/frogwatch-usa-in-the-greenbelt-monthly-monitoring-sessions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/05/frogwatch-usa-in-the-greenbelt-monthly-monitoring-sessions Date: June 5, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2018-06-05 2018-06-05 8:15 pm 9:30 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa015e9e646f.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Boot Camp with Ruel Davis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/fitness-boot-camp-with-ruel-davis http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/fitness-boot-camp-with-ruel-davis Date: June 6, 2018

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

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

This series is free and open to the public.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Tue, 15 May 2018 14:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/free-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/free-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: June 6, 2018

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

Please bring your own yoga mat.

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1e850dca31.png Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: June 6, 2018

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:44:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/farm-compost-volunteer-opportunities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/farm-compost-volunteer-opportunities Date: June 6, 2018

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-06-06 2018-06-06 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a8c447a6148b.JPG Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: June 6, 2018

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

Please bring your own yoga mat.

Adults must be present throughout the class.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[American Sign Language]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/american-sign-language http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/american-sign-language Date: June 6, 2018

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

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

Start time: 10:45 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 10:45 am 11:30 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:59:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields Date: June 6, 2018

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

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

Details

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76825287727000000, -73.98132829368100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81c991546bc.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Adults Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/adults-le-petit-delicate-paper-art-mini-dioramas http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/adults-le-petit-delicate-paper-art-mini-dioramas Date: June 6, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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

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

Details

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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

Learn to make really cute art out of recyclable materials.

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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

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

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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

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

Schedule of Events

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Parking Lot (in Astoria Park)

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

Come together in a lighthearted environment for family yoga fun!

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

Parents and kids of all ages are welcome.

*No class on Wednesday, July 4.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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

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

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

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 6:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e63ba86d1.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Workshop for Queens Volunteers: Queens Parks Connections]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/workshop-for-queens-volunteers-queens-parks-connections http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/workshop-for-queens-volunteers-queens-parks-connections Date: June 6, 2018

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

Upcoming Workshop: Queens Parks Connections

Are you a park volunteer or supporter in Queens? Come to this workshop to meet other community members caring for local parks and hear about the amazing work park groups are doing across Queens!

You will learn about ways to spruce up your neighborhood park, get funding, work with NYC Parks staff in your borough, and more. Enjoy a free dinner as you mingle and get plugged into the larger network of park volunteers & staff in your borough.

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

Register here.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Overlook Building Conference Room

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2018-06-06 2018-06-06 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.71071100000000000, -73.83554940000000000 Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:15:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: June 6, 2018

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

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da7609d251.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:14:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/yoga-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/yoga-at-the-battery Date: June 6, 2018

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

June 3 through September 30

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

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

Photo credit: Rob Alcantar

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Woodland Lawn (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.70219198352000000, -74.01546913523500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afc51bcc5cdb.JPG Sat, 19 May 2018 21:59:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/zumba Date: June 6, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78979873657226600, -73.78479766845703000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:44:45 EDT
<![CDATA[America's Boating Course]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/americas-boating-course1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/americas-boating-course1 Date: June 6, 2018

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-565-7952

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 7:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.73580169677734400, -73.83845520019531000 Tue, 08 May 2018 21:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/06/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: June 6, 2018

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 293-5934

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center

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

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

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

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

Know Before You Go:

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: De Witt Clinton Park

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M022 De Witt Clinton Park 2018-06-06 2018-06-06 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.76819992065430000, -73.99430084228516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9e4cb6a5ba.jpg Tue, 15 May 2018 10:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 Date: June 7, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:45:03 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: June 7, 2018

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

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

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e1c4a664e.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/free-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/free-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: June 7, 2018

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

Please bring your own yoga mat.

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1e850dca31.png Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/fitness-walk Date: June 7, 2018

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:29:48 EDT