NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:06:27 GMT <![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: August 15, 2015

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

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

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

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

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-08-15 2015-08-15 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:58 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/afropunk-zone-1-gunther-am http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/afropunk-zone-1-gunther-am Date: August 15, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. You will be signing in with your user name so please have that handy. All event attendees will receive a free ticket to the AFROPUNK festival!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Gunther Place and Herkimer Street

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<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/afropunk-zone-2-callahan-kelly-playground-am http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/afropunk-zone-2-callahan-kelly-playground-am Date: August 15, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. You will be signing in with your user name so please have that handy. All event attendees will receive a free ticket to the AFROPUNK festival!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fulton Street and Callahan Kelly Playground

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<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/afropunk-zone-3-williams-am http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/afropunk-zone-3-williams-am Date: August 15, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. You will be signing in with your user name so please have that handy. All event attendees will receive a free ticket to the AFROPUNK festival!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Atlantic and Williams Avenues

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<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 15, 2015

This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Roy Wilkins Park Entrance (in Roy Wilkins Recreation Center)

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Q448 Roy Wilkins Recreation Center 2015-08-15 2015-08-15 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68375414102200000, -73.76973330974600000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:31 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/treescount-2015-training-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/treescount-2015-training-session Date: August 15, 2015

This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All volunteers will receive a Census Gear Pack to keep, including a NYC Tree Species ID guide! Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: In front of the "Welcome to Queens Village" sign at Veteran's Plaza

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<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/treescount-2015-training-session2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/treescount-2015-training-session2 Date: August 15, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. All you need is a willingness to learn!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbia Street and Luquer Street

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<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/afropunk-zone-2-callahan-kelly-playground-pm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/afropunk-zone-2-callahan-kelly-playground-pm Date: August 15, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. You will be signing in with your user name so please have that handy. All event attendees will receive a free ticket to the AFROPUNK festival!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fulton St and Callahan Kelly Playground

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2015-08-15 2015-08-15 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.67821337480000000, -73.90751838680000000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:30 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/afropunk-zone-1-gunther-pm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/afropunk-zone-1-gunther-pm Date: August 15, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. You will be signing in with your user name so please have that handy. All event attendees will receive a free ticket to the AFROPUNK festival!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Gunther Place and Herkimer Street

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2015-08-15 2015-08-15 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.67751362710000000, -73.91174554820000000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:30 EDT
<![CDATA[TreesCount! 2015 Training Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/afropunk-zone-3-williams-pm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/afropunk-zone-3-williams-pm Date: August 15, 2015

Training events are designed to help voluntreers apply their online learning to master the TreeKIT mapping method and the Treecorder software before collecting data for TreesCount! 2015. This is a free event, please bring a photo ID with you. All equipment will be provided. You will be signing in with your user name so please have that handy. All event attendees will receive a free ticket to the AFROPUNK festival!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Liberty and Williams Avenues

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<![CDATA[Le Petit Art-Still Life Water Colors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/le-petit-artstill-life-water-colors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/le-petit-artstill-life-water-colors Date: August 15, 2015

Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-15 2015-08-15 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:00:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/leading-the-way-six-outstanding-women-of-queens Date: August 15, 2015

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, and Yeou-Cheng Ma. Also on display is an interactive installation of handmade sea glass-like objects by artist M. J. Levy Dickson, as an homage to Helen Keller. On view Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. until May 2016.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-08-15 2015-08-15 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5591a2b96e22b.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:26 EDT