NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sun, 20 Aug 2017 04:23:12 GMT <![CDATA[Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/lucy-wilner-us-and-them-birds-at-the-intersection-of-natural-and-manmade-worlds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/lucy-wilner-us-and-them-birds-at-the-intersection-of-natural-and-manmade-worlds Date: July 15, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59075dee7abf6.jpg Wed, 03 May 2017 17:30:09 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park Date: July 15, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Rangers Choice: Island Hopping (Advanced)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/rangers-choice-island-hopping-advanced http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/rangers-choice-island-hopping-advanced Date: July 15, 2017

Spend a day exploring the islands that surround the Orchard Beach estuary by canoe.

Experienced paddlers, and ages 8 years and older only. Participants chosen via lottery. To register for the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register, on July 5.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Park

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.85860061645508000, -73.80269622802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59371bdc28c12.jpg Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Handmade River Rafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/family-art-project-handmade-river-rafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/family-art-project-handmade-river-rafts Date: July 15, 2017

Collage a mixture of buoyant materials cut from repurposed foam trays, colorful foam sheets, and reeds. Make it into an all-natural raft or handmade boat. Keep it as a small sculpture—or see if it floats.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59370425ad4d7.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/kayaking Date: July 15, 2017

Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present.

photo by Etienne Frossard, courtesy of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.69950103759765600, -73.99819946289062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594c3c3d775a9.jpg Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 15, 2017

Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Raymond Bush Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-raymond-bush-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-raymond-bush-playground Date: July 15, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to be active, stretch, and have fun while picking up trash at Raymond Bush Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Raymond Bush Playground

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2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68634190595800000, -73.93980526924100000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Owl's Head Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-owls-head-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-owls-head-park Date: July 15, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to beautify the neighborhod through horticulture work at Owl's Head Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 748-9522

Location: 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park)

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B066 Owl's Head Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.63952255249000000, -74.03029632568400000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Sandy Memorial Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-kivlehan-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-kivlehan-playground Date: July 15, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to clean and beautify the Sandy Memorial Garden. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Please note: this event was moved from Kivlehan Playground.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (904) 415-3849

Location: Parking Lot (in Great Kills Park)

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R016 Great Kills Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.56221980309400000, -74.09961903095200000 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Baisley Pond Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-baisley-pond-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-baisley-pond-park Date: July 15, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Baisley Pond Park to do a general cleanup and paint benches at Baisley Pond Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 120th Avenue and Lakeview Boulevard East (in Baisley Pond Park)

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Q005 Baisley Pond Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.67925720486200000, -73.78439974784900000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[White Island Birding Excursion (Advanced)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/white-island-birding-excursion-advanced1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/white-island-birding-excursion-advanced1 Date: July 15, 2017

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. A birding-by-canoe expedition with the Urban Park Rangers: explore the waters of Gerritsen Creek and paddle by this special island where only wildflowers and wild birds reside.

Prior canoe experience required. Ages 8 years and older only.

Participants are chosen via lottery. To register for the lottery, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Registration opens on July 5.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Marine Park

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.60272115863300000, -73.92570495605500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5939c68a61310.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 18:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/shape-up-zumbaadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/shape-up-zumbaadults Date: July 15, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:14:57 EST
<![CDATA[Claremont in Motion Bike Ride]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/claremont-in-motion-bike-ride http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/claremont-in-motion-bike-ride Date: July 15, 2017

Come out on Saturdays for our Bike Ride Program!

  • Free bike riding classes and bike skills training
  • Explore exciting Bronx sites: Concrete Plant Park, Starlight Park, Crotona Park, Drew Playground, and Gouverneur Playground
  • Physical activity for family and adults of all ages: 10 years and older

Please note:

  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian to sign waiver but they can ride with group
  • Adults must be present to sign waiver and get fitted for a bicycle helmet

For more information, or to check for cancellations, call Mr. James at (347) 261-1764

This event is rain or shine.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 261-1764

Location: Claremont Neighborhood Center

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2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.83302330000000000, -73.90525030000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595ff5ee68398.png Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/green-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/green-team Date: July 15, 2017

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

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

New volunteers, please complete this form to RSVP.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:15:23 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut Date: July 15, 2017

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park Date: July 15, 2017

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

Colorful outfits are encouraged!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c07c687d486.JPG Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 15, 2017

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a4ab18fbc.JPG Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/central-park-tour-conservatory-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/central-park-tour-conservatory-garden Date: July 15, 2017

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79349899291992000, -73.95189666748047000 Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Fred Samuels Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-fred-samuels-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-fred-samuels-playground Date: July 15, 2017

Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery woman who stole his heart, in hopes of marrying her.


The lively production features an original commissioned musical soundtrack that brings samba center-stage; handcrafted Carnival festival floats on parade; and one-of-a-kind marionettes donning their most vibrant Carnival costumes, created by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater in Central Park.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Samuel Playground (in Fred Samuel Playground)

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M160 Fred Samuel Playground 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.81719970703125000, -73.93920135498047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593ffdd34ae4d.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[City of Water Day: Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/annual-event-city-of-water-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/annual-event-city-of-water-day Date: July 15, 2017

Presented in partnership with Waterfront Alliance

Socrates is proud to participate in Waterfront Alliance’s citywide festival, City of Water Day, dedicated to fostering awareness, appreciation, and stewardship of our NYC waterfronts and waterways. Join Socrates artists and Art House Astoria Conservatory for Music and Art for aquatic art and costume-making, create a giant Magic Waterfalls sculpture with Free Style Arts Association, learn local waterfront history with Greater Astoria Historical Society, and enjoy a special river-themed Bangla dance and music performance from the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts (BIPA). Don’t forget to stop by the Hallets Cove Beach to join City Parks Foundation’s Coastal Classroom crew for waterfront ecology and exploration. Bring your cameras and sketchpads because the Manhattan Kayak Circumnavigation will bring hundreds of kayakers ashore at Socrates as a stop on their incredible East River journey!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947fed084c8a.jpg Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Brower Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-brower-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-brower-park Date: July 15, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to garden and make found art objects at Brower Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 772-4313

Location: Park House (in Brower Park)

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B012 Brower Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.67380142211900000, -73.94390106201200000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Farmers Market and Fermentation Demo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/farmers-market-fermentation-demo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/farmers-market-fermentation-demo Date: July 15, 2017

Join the Wyckoff farm team as we share our bounty with the community. Stop by and grab your veggies, fruits, herbs, seeds, and local crafts at affordable prices.

Join our Fermentation queen, Cheryl Paswater, for a discussion, and demo of two types of ferments: a sauerkraut and various styles of sour cream.

Free demo or $5 to make your own kraut to take home.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

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

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Public Art and Yoga In Fort Greene Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/public-art-and-yoga-in-fort-greene-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/public-art-and-yoga-in-fort-greene-park Date: July 15, 2017

Enjoy free yoga in Fort Greene Park in collaboration with the public artwork Circadia by Blythe Cain, which opens June 20. Bring a yoga mat, water, and sunscreen, and wear comfortable clothes. All levels are welcome!

This weekly class will take place on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. from June 3 to October 14 (except July 1 and September 2).

This free event is sponsored by lushretreats.com for Circadia!

Meet at the flag pole between the monument and Visitor's Center. This yoga class will take place on the lawn in front of the Ft. Greene Park Visitor Center. Circadia is an interactive luminescent sculpture and seating system made from concrete and glow sand, which acts as a guide to the park entrance. Resembling a historic building foundation, Circadia also mimics the park's rolling hills and the natural rhythms found in nature.

This exhibition and event are made possible by the Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant, which supports the creation of artworks by New York City-based emerging artists at 10 parks that are highly visible, but underserved by cultural programming. The UNIQLO grant program will transform these locations into engaging art destinations with a series of rotating exhibitions and community events through 2019.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Myrtle Avenue at Washington Park (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.69319915771484400, -73.97389984130860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5943e0805358f.JPG Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[City of Water Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/city-of-water-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/city-of-water-day Date: July 15, 2017

Did you know NYC hosts nearly 600 miles of coastline? Join us in your backyard at the foot of the 103rd Street Bridge on July 15. We will have displays, games, and crafts celebrating the incredible waters that surround us.

We will have information about healthy fishing in NYC, wild animals that call the Island home, and the history of our park which was originally made up of three separate islands.

Location: Base of the 103rd Street Bridge

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5912121cc0ba1.JPG Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen Date: July 15, 2017

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

Diane Edgecomb will share the Kurdish story "Kurdish Cinderella" and April Armstrong will share the West African "Anansi Stories."

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77450180053711000, -73.96779632568360000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-tompkinsville-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/its-my-park-at-tompkinsville-park Date: July 15, 2017

Please note: this event was rescheduled from Saturday, July 8.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Island Voice as they beautify Tompkinsville Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 273-6160

Location: Tompkinsville Park

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R024 Tompkinsville Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.63740158081055000, -74.07640075683594000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekend Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/weekend-nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/weekend-nature-exploration Date: July 15, 2017

Join Prospect Park Alliance for fun nature activities, and also participate in our 150th anniversary species count for special prizes.

Schedule of Activities

Discovery Pack, 10 a..m. – noon: get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.

Blooming Naturalist, 10 a.m.: So you think you are a naturalist? Investigate the natural world by learning how to use tools and guides used by biologist. This activity leads you through activities to discover the Audubon Center and Prospect Park.

Nature’s Helpers, 11 a.m.: Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This is activity is led by Alliance staff and all materials are provided.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/garden-highlights-walk Date: July 15, 2017

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59383991ee0bb.jpg Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:15:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse Date: July 15, 2017

Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day!

While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more on select Saturdays. If the weather’s nice, bring a picnic and enjoy our grounds before or after your visit to the house.

If you plan to visit with children under 10, we recommend visiting before 2 p.m. to take advantage of specially planned activities for younger children.

Want to learn more? Email programs@wyckoffmuseum.org for additional information.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

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

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5679612da0624.jpg Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Fermentation Workshop and Demonstration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/fermentation-workshop-and-demonstration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/fermentation-workshop-and-demonstration Date: July 15, 2017

Smell, taste, discuss and make a few simple seasonal ferments. In this workshop we’ll explore and craft two delicious types of vegetable ferments that are easily made at home without any special ingredients or equipment. Depending on what’s in season there may be additional ferments to explore.

Free demonstration. $5 materials fee to make your own. You can reserve materials with pre-purchase or pay day of workshop.

Cheryl Paswater is an Certified Fermentationist, Educator, and Health Coach who, after a near-death experience, turned to holistic medicine for help. After radical diet and lifestyle changes, she started teaching on fermentation, old world food preservation, healthy eating, sustainable food, and holistic health. Cheryl runs a popular fermentation project and CSA called Contraband Ferments. She lives in Brooklyn, NY

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

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

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 17:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[City of Water Day: Brooklyn]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/city-of-water-day-brooklyn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/city-of-water-day-brooklyn Date: July 15, 2017

Join us for City of Water Day!

Learn the basics of a sport that will stay with you for a lifetime. Those interested in participating can simply stop by our Brooklyn boat launch for this family-friendly event for land-based and water-based rowing sessions.

Be sure to dress appropriately for both the weather (sun block, hat) and the water of Jamaica Bay (shoes and pants/shorts you don’t mind getting wet). This day is freely open to all.

Please note: On water experiences are for ages 14 and older with signed waiver

RSVP here.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Paerdegat Basin Launch

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2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.62821060000000000, -73.90516300000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5952ca8e9f5a6.jpg Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshop: City of Water Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/saturday-sculpture-workshop-city-of-water-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/saturday-sculpture-workshop-city-of-water-day Date: July 15, 2017

During our celebration of NYC waterfronts and waterways, make a splash with Socrates Sculpture Park artists and Art House Astoria Conservatory for Music and Art for aquatic art and costume-making; create a giant Magic Waterfalls sculpture with Free Style Arts Association, and more!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947fdb6077f1.jpg Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Bird Watching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/introduction-to-bird-watching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/introduction-to-bird-watching Date: July 15, 2017

Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Harlem River City of Water Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/harlem-river-city-of-water-day-mill-pond-park-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/harlem-river-city-of-water-day-mill-pond-park-bronx Date: July 15, 2017

The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality invites you to celebrate the City of Water Bronx Anchor Site.

Schedule

10:30 a.m. - South Bronx Environmental Justice Waterfront Bronx Tour: Guided Ride from Brook Park to Randall’s Island to Mill Pond Park. Sign up! Meet at 141th Street and Brook Avenue.

Noon to 4:00 p.m. - Family Fun and Water Monitoring Activities: Children's activities: Bronx Children’s Museum Bus and pottery activity related to the Native American Siwanoy. Draw how you got to the park. Watch the boats on the river by the flagpole, and water monitoring.

2:00 p.m. - Refreshments at Mill Pond Park Anchor

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Mill Pond Park (in Mill Pond Park)

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X344 Mill Pond Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.82300186157226600, -73.93190002441406000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures2 Date: July 15, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer!

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures13 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures13 Date: July 15, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer!

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.60411903908000000, -73.93051835582000000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures6 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures6 Date: July 15, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

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

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures4 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures4 Date: July 15, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.79520034790039000, -73.77839660644531000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures8 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures8 Date: July 15, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0210

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures12 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures12 Date: July 15, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Cooking Classes by Allergic to Salad]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/family-cooking-classes-by-allergic-to-salad http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/family-cooking-classes-by-allergic-to-salad Date: July 15, 2017

Join culinary instructors of Allergic to Salad for a farm-to-table cooking experience to introduce your children to all aspects of cooking. Enjoy a tasty treat at the end of each session.

Appropriate for all ages.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59272b2084878.jpg Thu, 25 May 2017 18:14:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Rowing on Prospect Park Lake]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/rowing-on-prospect-park-lake-free http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/rowing-on-prospect-park-lake-free Date: July 15, 2017

The Village Community Boathouse is offering free public rowing on Prospect Park Lake this summer.

Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.

Community rowing is free and open to all; no experience or reservations necessary. Sessions run from noon until 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays from June 10 to August 26. Boats are launched from the ramp on Well House Drive in the southwest corner of the lake. The temporary boathouse–two shipping containers–is located just across from the ramp.

Who Can Participate
Community rowing is open to all, although some physical dexterity is required to get in and out of the boats. The focus of the program is recreation in a safe and respectful environment. Each participant must sign a waiver; kids and teens younger than 18 must be escorted by a parent. Life jackets are provided—and must be worn!

What You'll Row
We use a diverse fleet of traditional wooden rowing boats, built by volunteers and similar in shape and appearance to those used in the early days of park rowing.

How the Villiage Community Boathouse is Funded
We are a nonprofit organization entirely run by volunteers. While no commitment is required from those who row with us, our facilities, boats and equipment require regular upkeep and repair. The park is surrounded by a large and diverse population that needs more access to on-water recreation.Your donations make our program possible. If you're looking to volunteer, please email volunteers@vcb.nyc.

Contact
For more information about the Village Community Boathouse and its programs, please email info@vcb.nyc. Please check the Village Community Boathouse's social media feeds on Facebook and Twitter for possible last minute changes due to weather or other circumstances.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 229-2059

Location: The Well House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.65684512758200000, -73.97034907341000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592238ca05299.JPG Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Fiction Writers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/bronx-fiction-writers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/bronx-fiction-writers Date: July 15, 2017

The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting new gathering of crime and noir writers to the fantastic Poe Park Visitor Center adjacent to the Poe Cottage, where the American master wrote the classic short story “The Cask of Amontillado”.

This casual writers meeting will meet every third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever-reinventing genres of fiction.

Hosted by Bronx Writers Center Director Charlie Vázquez who’ll have a story published in the upcoming San Juan Noir, by Akashic Books.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 08 May 2017 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county Date: July 15, 2017

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

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

Organized & curated by Gail Middleton / Creative Photographers Guild

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59088cfc9d17a.jpg Tue, 02 May 2017 15:14:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/rocking-the-boat-free-community-rowing-sailing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/rocking-the-boat-free-community-rowing-sailing Date: July 15, 2017

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

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

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

Free Sailing

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 466-5799

Location: Hunts Point Riverside Park

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X336 Hunts Point Riverside Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 1:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81750106811523400, -73.88240051269531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5909ec80b4a13.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:15:34 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Wheelchair Flag Football Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nyc-parks-wheelchair-flag-football-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nyc-parks-wheelchair-flag-football-clinic Date: July 15, 2017

Teams consist of six players and must include one female and one quadriplegic participant. The field is 60 yards by 22 yards with 8 yards at each end zone. First down marker lines are drawn every 15 yards. Games are played in 2 - 20 minute halves with 10 minutes for halftime. Scoring a touchdown is 6 points.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-360-3341

Location: Victory Field (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.70140075683600000, -73.85299682617200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595a45bcac75d.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 12:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Basic Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/basic-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/basic-canoeing Date: July 15, 2017

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

This program is first-come, first-served, for ages 8 years and older. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Line may be closed prior to 2:30 p.m., due to demand.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

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

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.87301326773800000, -73.91845285892400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593ac422d25e5.JPG Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Wave Hill History Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/wave-hill-history-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/wave-hill-history-walk Date: July 15, 2017

Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill’s architecture and landscape on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide. Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593704683913b.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields Date: July 15, 2017

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.

There are a few inclines. The tour starts inside the Park at the Central Park Conservancy kiosk at Merchants Gate (Central Park South/59th Street and Central Park West.) Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West.

For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76825795574400000, -73.98132359981500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579f7dacd1f17.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/crochet-basics-accessories-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/crochet-basics-accessories-adults Date: July 15, 2017

Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch. Make accessories for beginners level.

Materials needed-Mercerized cotton thread #10 in three colors, steel crochet hook #6, 1/2" buttons (3)

Monthly Crochet Projects

  • August: Delicate Crochet Bracelet - White or ecru mercerized cotton thread #10 #6 steel crochet hook. Learn double crochet and treble
  • September: Two Color Scarf - Two colors #4 acrylic yarn #H crochet hook

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 03 Aug 2017 18:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Tending to a Growing Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/tending-to-a-growing-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/tending-to-a-growing-garden Date: July 15, 2017

Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches at Lefferts Historic House by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants.

Bring a hat and a bottle of water, and we will provide the tools and gloves!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59494657ecd13.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[River House Celebration and 5k Canoe Challenge]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/river-house-celebration-5k-canoe-challenge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/river-house-celebration-5k-canoe-challenge Date: July 15, 2017

Join the River House Celebration at Starlight Park!

Boogie on the Bronx River with live music by Consumata, dance performance by Angela's Pulse, sports and games, community paddles, and more at this fun and FREE family-friendly event.

Schedule of Activities

2:00 p.m. - 5K Canoe Challenge: Teams will compete in a canoe relay course (five legs) for a total distance of 5K
2:30 p.m. - Dance Performance: Angela’s Pulse creates and produces collaborative performance work dedicated to building community and illuminating bold, new stories.
3:15 p.m. - 5K Canoe Award Ceremony and River House Announcement: Find out who will be the “2017 Bronx River Canoe Champion” and we have news about the "Greenest Building in the South Bronx".
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - River House Hard Hat Tours: First-come, first-served, tours are every half hour. Please note: you will be entering a construction site and for your own safety please wear closed-toed shoes and no sleeveless shirts or short skirts. You will be provided a hard hat that you must wear at all times.
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Community Paddle: Short canoe trips for beginners and families. First come, first served. Our paddle is also part of the Waterfront Alliance’s annual "City of Water Day" celebrate your Bronx River waterfront with us!
7:00 p.m. - Consumata: [KON-SU-MAH-TAH] band will make you dance Cumbia-punk, ska-funk, boss-a-rengue, dubbed out tarantellas!
8:00 p.m. - Movie night featuring Moana: Don’t forget to bring your blankets and enjoy a movie about an adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people.

*Program subject to change

For more information , please call (718) 430-4665.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Starlight Docks (in Starlight Park)

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X147A Starlight Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.83045634420300000, -73.88438770052500000 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: July 15, 2017

Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself

Monthly Paper Arts and Crafts Projects

  • July: Paper Beads Bracelet
  • August: Paper Picture Frame
  • September: Cardboard Collage Art

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/union-square-park-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/union-square-park-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour Date: July 15, 2017

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

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

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

Tours are held every Saturday (except major holidays).

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.73630142211914000, -73.99009704589844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5876ae30340f5.jpg Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:15:02 EST
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures3 Date: July 15, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures11 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures11 Date: July 15, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures14 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures14 Date: July 15, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.60411903908000000, -73.93051835582000000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures5 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures5 Date: July 15, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.79520034790039000, -73.77839660644531000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures10 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures10 Date: July 15, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0210

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures7 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/nature-center-adventures7 Date: July 15, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

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

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/activity-table Date: July 15, 2017

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929741d3ec6e.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Storytime & Craft]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/storytime-craft http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/storytime-craft Date: July 15, 2017

Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.

Recommended for ages 10 and younger.

Sponsored by the World Flower Children’s Foundation. While supplies last.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592d6b509489b.JPG Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[The Magic of Rogue by Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/the-magic-of-rogue-by-forest-park-carousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/the-magic-of-rogue-by-forest-park-carousel Date: July 15, 2017

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

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

About The Magic of Rogue
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Everyone will be amazed!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5924979c95cf4.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 18:15:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse Presents: Shakespeare Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/hudson-warehouse-presents-shakespeare-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/hudson-warehouse-presents-shakespeare-workout Date: July 15, 2017

Hudson Warehouse covers the elements of Voice Production, Acting, and Stage Combat in this workshop open to ages 13 and older. Online registration necessary, please visit hudsonwarehouse.net to register.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594193279fab3.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:30:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/bargemusic-family-concerts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/bargemusic-family-concerts Date: July 15, 2017

Bargemusic is New York City's floating concert hall, moored in Brooklyn just under the Brooklyn Bridge. On Saturdays at 4:00 p.m., visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.

The doors open 15 minutes prior to concert, and there is no reserved seating. The music program will be announced at the performance.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:44:50 EDT
<![CDATA[The Magic of Rogue by Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/the-magic-of-rogue-by-forest-park-carousel1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/the-magic-of-rogue-by-forest-park-carousel1 Date: July 15, 2017

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

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

About The Magic of Rogue
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Everyone will be amazed!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5924979c95cf4.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 18:15:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark and join the River House Celebration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/arts-culture-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/arts-culture-fun Date: July 15, 2017

Join us for the Riverside House celebration with a day of festivities.

Workshop description: Learn the fundamentals of playing and exploring with watercolors from NYC artist, Daniel Colon. Daniel shares his process of selecting the proper paints and brushes to capture the beautiful colors and details of summer leaves. The information provided in this class will help you learn how to apply watercolor and create basic shapes using fun, easy techniques. All levels of skill are welcome; no previous drawingor painting experience is required. Bio: Daniel Colon is a multi-talented visual artist and illustrator. His mastery of traditional mediums lend his workan incredible sense of quality and craft, capable of conveying a wide array of visual concepts. His multimedia projects emphasize observation, interpretation and visual thinking skills. Daniel studied at The Art Students League and Hunter College and is a recipient of the Xavier Gonzalez and Ethel Edwards Grant. This event is FREE for adults interested in learning this technique. Supplies will be provided. If you want to bring your own supplies, please, do so. Please RSVP here https://mymwatercolorsp.eventbrite.com

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 718 3673657

Location: Starlight Park

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X147A Starlight Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.83343302016400000, -73.88269567489600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59664f71e141f.jpg Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Bronx Boogie Nights Roller Jam]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/orchard-beach-roller-jam http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/orchard-beach-roller-jam Date: July 15, 2017

Are you ready to get your Boogie on? Join us for a day of classic roller skating, music and entertainment as we go back in time to bring back the Oogie Oogie to the Boogie. Family Session: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Adult Session: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

FUN FACTS: 1. You can burn up 818 calories 2. Increases your heartbeat 3. Socially engaging & fun 4. FREE skate rental (must bring socks) 5. Bring your own skates 6. Children must be accompanied by an adult 7. Skate guards present 8. Accessible by BX12 / BX29 bus 9. Concession stand available 10. Skates start at children’s size 8 (Limited quantities-best to bring your own skates)

The event is sponsored by the Pelham Bay Park Administration.

Please RSVP on eventbrite at www.eventbrite.com/e/arts-culture-fun-bronx-boogie-nights-roller-jam-tickets-35796614638

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 718 367-3657

Location: Orchard Beach (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 4:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.86299896240234400, -73.79429626464844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59555c51cca64.jpg Thu, 06 Jul 2017 16:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sounds: The Tee- Tones]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/summer-sounds-the-tee-tones http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/summer-sounds-the-tee-tones Date: July 15, 2017

The Tee-Tones combine soulful harmony with passionate vocal performances of the classics for the great R&B groups of the 50's, 60's and 70's.

Presented by The Kupferberg Center For Arts at Queens College.

Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

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Q448 Roy Wilkins Recreation Center 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.68807220458984400, -73.77011108398438000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Seining]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/seining http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/seining Date: July 15, 2017

Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70410156250000000, -73.99019622802734000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 18:15:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/family-camping http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/family-camping Date: July 15, 2017

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family. Family Camping programs take place in all five boroughs, but space is limited and families are chosen by lottery.

To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 5. Selected parties will be notified of meeting locations and other details.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Blue Heron Park Preserve (in Blue Heron Park)

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.53039932250976600, -74.17379760742188000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5937200d02907.jpg Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse Presents: The Three Musketeers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/hudson-warehouse-presents-the-three-musketeers1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/hudson-warehouse-presents-the-three-musketeers1 Date: July 15, 2017

Hudson Warehouse presents the Classics, on Thursdays through Sundays at 6:30 p.m.

The D'Artagnan Romances, Part 1: The Three Musketeers
By Suzanne Lee
Adapted from Alexandre Dumas
Directed by Nicholas Martin-Smith

The adventure begins! D’Artagnan arrives in Paris to pursue his dream of becoming a musketeer, but is denied by the renowned Captain Treville. Only when his anonymity and skill are called on to rescue the reputation of the Queen of France from the conspiracies of Cardinal Richelieu and his deadly agents, Rochefort and Milady, does he really shine and redeem the reputation of The Three Musketeers!

For more information, visit hudsonwarehouse.net.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5952a7f5230ca.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:30:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Gibney Dance in Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/gibney-dance-in-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/gibney-dance-in-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: July 15, 2017

Gibney Dance brings thier lower Manhatten performing arts center to the park. Join them for sunset performances on the river, class on the grass, and other dance happenings set against the Manhatten skyline.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: CONSUMATA Concert Riverside House Celebration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/arts-culture-fun-consumata-free-concert-at-the-amazing-bronx-river-flotilla http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/arts-culture-fun-consumata-free-concert-at-the-amazing-bronx-river-flotilla Date: July 15, 2017

Join us for a concert in celebration of the Riverside House Celebration.

More on the band: CONSUMATA [KON-SU-MAH-TAH]

This Brooklyn, NY based band will make you dance: cumbia-punk, ska-funk, boss-a-rengue, dubbed out tarantellas. Using CUT-UPS (a technique hearkening back to the Dadaists and Beat Poets), Consumata hones in on the non-linear aspects of musical construction. Audible insurrection. Collaging sounds by means of serendipity, the result is organic and unpredictable. Maybe you'll step into a frenzied moshpit, maybe you'll hear your grandparents' folk songs ripping through the speakers. Whereever you find yourself, it will be wild.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 718 367-3657

Location: Starlight Park South Entrance

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2017-07-15 2017-07-15 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.82957960000000000, -73.88494560000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594180117e79f.jpg Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival: Ben L'Oncle Soul + Sweet Crude]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/ben-loncle-soul-sweet-crude http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/ben-loncle-soul-sweet-crude Date: July 15, 2017

Ben L’Oncle Soul and Sweet Crude will perform at the Bandshell as part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, presented in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance. For the latest information, including weather updates, set times, seating configurations, and FAQs, please visit the BRIC website.

Ben L'Oncle Soul, a French songwriter with an uncanny knack for the sounds and sights of Stax-era soul, is joined by an exciting new group, Sweet Crude.

Gates open an hour before the performance unless otherwise noted, and all performances are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park Bandshell (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 7:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.66336442715600000, -73.97654700279300000 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents The Three Musketeers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers Date: July 15, 2017

It's all for one and one for all as D'Artagnan and the Musketeers fight to protect the ones they love from the revolting exploits of Cardinal Richelieu.

A story of double crossings, kidnappings, and carefully-guarded secrets, complete with lavish fights and sweeping romance, The Three Musketeers reminds us that through strength, courage and unity, you can always defend what you believe in.

Directed by Jenny Bennett, Choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher, Fight Director: Manny Brown

Friday evening performances begin at 8:30 p.m., immediately after JazzMobile.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80488245516300000, -73.94440275430700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594427843a333.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:30:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Power Rangers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-power-rangers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-power-rangers Date: July 15, 2017

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

Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove – and the world – is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it’s too late, band together as the Power Rangers.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

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

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594e853b7e8a9.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-beauty-and-the-beast1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-beauty-and-the-beast1 Date: July 15, 2017

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

The romance between a French belle and a prince who's been hideously transformed by a magic spell.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.61980056762695000, -74.13449859619140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594e85d9e6b94.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ghostbusters (2016)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-ghostbusters-2016 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-ghostbusters-2016 Date: July 15, 2017

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

Four women fight ghosts that have invaded New York City and face an entity who can control humans. Rated PG-13.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive by 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Washington Market Park

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M308 Washington Market Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.71709823608398400, -74.01159667968750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594820c8ef03d.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-beauty-and-the-beast http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-beauty-and-the-beast Date: July 15, 2017

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

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. Beauty and the Beast is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.

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; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Grover Cleveland Park (in Grover Cleveland Playground)

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Q002 Grover Cleveland Playground 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.71080017089844000, -73.91120147705078000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594a7ed8bd0e8.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:30:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Kung Fu Panda 3]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-kung-fu-panda-3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-kung-fu-panda-3 Date: July 15, 2017

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

In this third installment of this animated, action comedy franchise, Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.

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 is permitted.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595a9f168adb6.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Moana]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-moana http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-moana Date: July 15, 2017

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

An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. Together they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds. Along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she always sought: her own identity.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Starlight Park

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X147A Starlight Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.83343302016400000, -73.88269567489600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595ffebcc4111.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Trolls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-trolls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-trolls Date: July 15, 2017

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

This animated fantasy comedy, based on the Troll dolls, follows two trolls on a quest to save their village from destruction by the Bergens, creatures who eat trolls. The film features the Oscar-nominated song, "Can't Stop the Feeling!" and the voices of Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, James Corden and Gwen Stefani.

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 is permitted.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: John Paul Jones Park

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B035 John Paul Jones Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.61109924316406000, -74.03389739990234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5963bbf400e21.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 18:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/the-fence Date: July 16, 2017

Photo District News and United Photo Industries' THE FENCE returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park for the sixth straight year. THE FENCE is a large-scale traveling photography exhibition reaching over 4 million visitors annually through open-air exhibitions in seven cities across the United States. Since its inception, THE FENCE has consistenty attracted exceptional work by talented photographers from around the world, providing them with a truly public platform and unexpected career opportunities. This year's installation will explore the themes of Home, Streets, People, Creatures, Nature, Play, and Food. Find THE FENCE at Empire Fulton Ferry and along the Greenway.

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/nyrr-open-run-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/nyrr-open-run-marine-park Date: July 16, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.60794394557300000, -73.93746501207400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa422a8c80.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi Date: July 16, 2017

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: July 16, 2017

Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session. The paintings will celebrate the park as a place of natural beauty and respite in our often chaotic urban environment. The students will work in the style of NYC artist and Rush Director of Education Meridith McNeal.

Rush Summer Session is a free art education program provided to underserved youth by the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park Date: July 16, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50255203247100000, -74.25181579589800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa44f36213.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[The Connective Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/the-connective-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/the-connective-project Date: July 16, 2017

In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Brooklyn’s Backyard, Prospect Park Alliance is bringing together artists, Brooklyn notables, and the public to create a site-specific art installation, which celebrates the special meaning Prospect Park has in the lives of millions of community members from across the borough and beyond.

Funded in part by Bloomberg Philanthropies and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Rose Garden

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2017-07-16 2017-07-16 9:00 am 8:00 pm 40.66912421916000000, -73.96799683573600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d19bfb6b95.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[2nd Annual Ocean Breeze Beach Soccer Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/2nd-annual-ocean-breeze-beach-soccer-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/2nd-annual-ocean-breeze-beach-soccer-tournament Date: July 16, 2017

Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex, in collaboration with Staten Island Youth Soccer League, is pleased to hosted its 2nd Annual Beach Soccer Tournament on Midland Beach. Participants and teams will play small, sided games on the beaches of Staten Island. This is a two day event with girls' divisions playing on Saturday and boys' divisions playing on Sunday. Team registration is required and all participants are required to fill out a NYC Parks membership form. Come join us for some fun, sun and soccer in the sand on Staten Island!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-7923

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 9:00 am 7:00 pm 40.57310104370117000, -74.08769989013672000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 10:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Cunningham Park Farmers Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/farmers-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/farmers-market Date: July 16, 2017

Through the efforts of Friends of Cunningham Park, Inc. and the Jamaica Estates Civic Association we are happy to announce a weekly farmers market. The market will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every Sunday. At the market you will be able to meet the farmers and purchase local dairy, vegetable, fruit, and meat products, as well as baked goods and drinks.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.72980117797851600, -73.77359771728516000 Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:15:35 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/nyrr-open-run-crotona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/nyrr-open-run-crotona-park Date: July 16, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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X010 Crotona Park 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.84100554638500000, -73.89473199844400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa493b5021.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/nyrr-open-run-cunningham-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/nyrr-open-run-cunningham-park Date: July 16, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.72980117797851600, -73.77359771728516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa4c73adad.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays Date: July 16, 2017

On Sundays, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program includes both low and high elements.

The Adventure Course is open to individuals, small groups of friends, and family, ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers.

Registration
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Please visit our Urban Park Rangers' Events Registration page to enter your name in the lottery. Registration opens on July 10. We recommend that people who receive a response arrive a half-hour early before each program.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74280166626000000, -73.73590087890600000 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Handmade River Rafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/family-art-project-handmade-river-rafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/family-art-project-handmade-river-rafts Date: July 16, 2017

Collage a mixture of buoyant materials cut from repurposed foam trays, colorful foam sheets, and reeds. Make it into an all-natural raft or handmade boat. Keep it as a small sculpture—or see if it floats.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593704ca69895.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 16, 2017

Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/its-my-park-at-lt-lia-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/its-my-park-at-lt-lia-playground Date: July 16, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths to help in beautifying Lt. Lia Playground! We will be cleaning the park while maintaining our plant area during the summer! We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (347) 489-3060

Location: Wall Street and St. Marks Place (in Lt. Lia Playground)

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R111 Lt. Lia Playground 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.64333096315300000, -74.07913684845000000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Thomas J. Cuite Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/its-my-park-at-thomas-j-cuite-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/its-my-park-at-thomas-j-cuite-park Date: July 16, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Thomas J. Cuite Park to garden.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Thomas J. Cuite Park

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B255H Thomas J. Cuite Park 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.65403834785200000, -73.97878559438500000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Fort Greene]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/tai-chi-fort-greene http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/tai-chi-fort-greene Date: July 16, 2017

Movement, meditation, and deep breathing for better health, strength, concentration, and self-awareness!

Wear comfortable workout clothing and sneakers.

Your instructors will be Leon Qi Ying and Marilyn Fleming. Leon Qi Ying is native Chinese speaker and Brooklyn resident who has studied and practiced Tai Chi for over 30 years. Marilyn Fleming ‘M’ grew up in the UK and is longtime resident of Fort Greene. M studied with Leon Qi Ying and is a Tai Chi Easy™ Practice Leader.

To learn more, visit taichibklyn.com

Important note: if you practice Tai Chi for health purposes, it is important that you seek advice from your main health care providers, such as your family doctors. This will help ensure coordinated and safe care.

No class if it rains.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone:

Location: On the lawn between the Visitor Center and Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 10:00 am 11:15 am 40.69211135514100000, -73.97502458095600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595165ff33210.jpg Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:29:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/free-yoga-at-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/16/free-yoga-at-hudson-park Date: July 16, 2017

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

All levels are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2017-07-16 2017-07-16 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT