NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:39:10 GMT <![CDATA[Katz Concert Series: Alive N' Kickin]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/24/katz-concert-series-alive-n-kickin http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/24/katz-concert-series-alive-n-kickin Date: July 24, 2016

Cover Band Alive N' Kickin will be performing hits from the 1960's through today!

Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show!

Sponsored by Borough President Melinda Katz in Partnership with Kupferberg Center for the Arts, NYC Parks and Council Member Eric Ulrich.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7272

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2016-07-24 2016-07-24 5:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Fri, 01 Jul 2016 16:00:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Marine Park, Brooklyn]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/24/family-camping-brooklyn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/24/family-camping-brooklyn Date: July 24, 2016

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.

Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your family into the lottery please visit our Event Registration page from July 5 through July 12.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2016-07-24 2016-07-24 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.60469818115234400, -73.92980194091797000 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Tango Nights]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/24/learn-to-tango-nights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/24/learn-to-tango-nights Date: July 24, 2016

Learn to tango while listening to a live DJ mixing music at Stuyvesant Park. Dance lessons will be led by certified instructor Esmeralda from 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

After a 15 minute interval, watch and/or join professionals as they dance to live music from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.. The event will continue with dancing and music until 9:00 p.m. Whether you choose to dance or watch, you'll be sure to have a wonderful time.

Check out the Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association's Facebook page for more information.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: West Fountain (in Stuyvesant Square)

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2016-07-24 2016-07-24 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.73379898071300000, -73.98439788818400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575798c4b1c67.jpg Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays - Michael Arenella & Quintet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/24/summer-on-the-hudson-amplifed-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/24/summer-on-the-hudson-amplifed-sundays Date: July 24, 2016

Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by a spectacular sunset over the Hudson River! Join us every Sunday in July!

July 24
Michael Arenella & Quintet - Steeped in the hot-dance band tradition of the 1920s and the early 1930s, Michael Arenella and his Quintet distill the essential magic of the era. Spontaneous, joyous and alluring, the band allows you to bask in the warmth of the Jazz Age and a truly American phenomenon

July 31
JoJo Abot - experimental blend of electronica, afrobeat, jazz, neo-soul, house and reggae. Hypnotic, sultry, vulnerable, empowering, Jojo found sonic inspiration in the music of Thandiswa Mazwai, Savage Rose, Seeed, Lucky Dube, and Simphiwe Dana.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2016-07-24 2016-07-24 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f060773be43.JPG Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents Macbeth]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/24/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-macbeth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/24/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-macbeth Date: July 24, 2016

See a free performance of this classic Shakespeare play presented by Classical Theatre of Harlem.

Performances will take place on Tuesdays through Sundays. Friday's performances will begin at 8:30 p.m. No performance on Mondays.

In Association with SummerStage By William Shakespeare, Directed by Carl Cofield, Choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2016-07-24 2016-07-24 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.80450057983398400, -73.94370269775390000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/578e5c8d5e82f.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:00:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Wizard of Oz]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-the-wizard-of-oz http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-the-wizard-of-oz Date: July 24, 2016

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

Kansas girl Dorothy Gale and her dog, Toto, are whisked by a tornado into the magical land of Oz in this much loved musical adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s classic novel. Dorothy joins the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion on an adventure down the Yellow Brick Road to persuade the Wizard to help her find her way home.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Athens Square

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Q436 Athens Square 2016-07-24 2016-07-24 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.76770019531250000, -73.92250061035156000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5751c8ce95677.jpg Tue, 07 Jun 2016 13:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise: Abhaya Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/sunrise-abhaya-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/sunrise-abhaya-yoga Date: July 25, 2016

Join Sunrise Abhaya Yoga for a yoga class that integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation to stretch, strengthen, and condition.

  • Registration begins at 7 a.m. before each class.
  • Remember to bring a mat if you have one (a limited number of mats are available on a first-come, first-served basis with a valid ID).
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All participants must sign a waiver each morning before participating.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57586fe99be0d.jpg Wed, 08 Jun 2016 16:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Rush Will Take You to Funkytown]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/rush-will-take-you-to-funkytown http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/rush-will-take-you-to-funkytown Date: July 25, 2016

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. Titled Rush Will Take You to Funkytown!, the murals are inspired by the vibrant energy of Brooklyn Bridge Park and the artwork of Xenobia Bailey. Bailey, a New York-based and long-standing Rush Teaching Artist, is known for her eye-catching, abstract works, many of which can be seen in the city’s public spaces.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 222-9939

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5796647108123.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition - SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/exhibition-spf16-nyc-pools-and-beaches-in-contemporary-photography http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/exhibition-spf16-nyc-pools-and-beaches-in-contemporary-photography Date: July 25, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5736145427dda.jpg Tue, 07 Jun 2016 15:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park Date: July 25, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

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

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 9:15 am 4:45 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000; 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Gateway Triangle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/its-my-park-at-gateway-triangle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/its-my-park-at-gateway-triangle Date: July 25, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with League Education & Treatment Center to help care for Gateway Triangle through weeding, litter removal, and leaf raking. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Gateway Triangle

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B388 Gateway Triangle 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 9:30 am 2:00 pm 40.68399810791015600, -73.96829986572266000 Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/summer-sports-experience-at-playground-for-all-children-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/summer-sports-experience-at-playground-for-all-children-queens Date: July 25, 2016

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: Shawn James

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

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

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

Free, No registration needed.


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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 927-1514

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

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.84657630176400000, -73.94082593917800000 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county Date: July 25, 2016

The Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park is pleased to commemorate Protectors of Pine Oak Woods 40th anniversary as Staten Island's only open space advocacy organization with a photographic exhibition. Come view original images of nature celebrating the natural environment of Staten Island. The exhibition will be on display through August 20, 2016.

This exhibition is sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods.

Gallery Hours: Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed Sundays and holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57447b13660ef.jpeg Tue, 24 May 2016 15:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/landmark Date: July 25, 2016

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57362ea5d20d1.jpg Sun, 19 Jun 2016 02:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival Date: July 25, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the Park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden. Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66170120239258000, -73.97080230712890000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:05 EDT
<![CDATA[A.M. Stretch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/am-stretch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/am-stretch Date: July 25, 2016

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 212) 387-7687

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

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M033 Hamilton Fish Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 10:30 am 11:00 am 40.71979904174805000, -73.98179626464844000 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:00:37 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/central-park-tour-legendary-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/central-park-tour-legendary-landmarks Date: July 25, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

From a nineteenth century "castle" to a 3,500-year-old Egyptian obelisk, Central Park Conservancy guides take you on a memorable 90-minute walk through some of Central Park’s best-loved highlights.

Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Great Lawn from Belvedere Castle. Learn how Turtle Pond got its name. And stroll east to the most ancient outdoor artifact in New York City.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. The tour starts and ends at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street).

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review the Central Park Conservancy 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 our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5707fe79def37.JPG Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Harlem River Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/its-my-park-at-harlem-river-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/its-my-park-at-harlem-river-park1 Date: July 25, 2016

This It’s My Park season, volunteer weekly with Trash Hero New York to remove litter from the Harlem River Park's coastal edges and access ramps. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (816)365-3809

Location: 135th Street and Madison Avenue

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<![CDATA[Free Walking Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/free-walking-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/free-walking-club Date: July 25, 2016

Get Healthy on The Hudson with Shape Up NYC for a summer of exercise and well-being. The Hudson River Park and Shape Up NYC will offer a weekly walking club at Hudson River Park’s Pier 84.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 84 Fountain

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2016-07-25 2016-07-25 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76340440180300000, -74.00081181526200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575aeffa81ff1.jpg Fri, 10 Jun 2016 19:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Beginner Foreign Language Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/beginner-foreign-language-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/beginner-foreign-language-class Date: July 25, 2016

Bryant Park speaks Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, and Japanese with instruction by inlingua. Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season without needing to play catch up.

Registration is required, and opens one week before each class date. Please email inlinguainBryantPark@inlingua.com to reserve a spot.

There is a 20 student capacity per class. Attendance limited to one class for each language offered.

Start time: 11:45 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 11:45 am 12:30 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57101988d29ab.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 25, 2016

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

Equipment will be provided.

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57102489e50b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/bryant-park-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/bryant-park-piano Date: July 25, 2016

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

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

About Piano in Bryant Park

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

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

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Hallett Nature Sanctuary]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/hallett-nature-sanctuary http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/hallett-nature-sanctuary Date: July 25, 2016

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.76570129394531000, -73.97609710693360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f00ec84d426.jpg Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: July 25, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Enjoy a great variety of the scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements the park has to offer. Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, the lake, and Strawberry Fields.

The tour route involves a few stairs. The tour starts in front of the Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue), and ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West.

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

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

For more information, please review these Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5708015809ab2.JPG Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Three Days of the Condor]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival Date: July 25, 2016

Sydney Pollack directs Robert Redford and Faye Dunaway in this paranoid thriller of political intrigue, conspiracy, and cover-ups. Redford is a reader/researcher for the CIA whose co-workers are assassinated while he is, literally, out to lunch. Is it just another day at a government office? Now on the run for his life, can our hero trust anyone? Though initially a victim of kidnapping, Faye eventually provides Redford a safe haven (and more). Dave Grusin’s jazzy score was Grammy-nominated. (1975) 117 MIN. (R) (PARAMOUNT)

Bring a blanket and sit on the lawn to enjoy great food, friends, plus a classic Warner Brothers cartoon before the feature film.

The lawn opens at 5:00 p.m. for blankets and picnicking. Films begin at sunset (typically between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m). All packages, bags, briefcases, backpacks, etc. are subject to inspection.

Visit bryantpark.org for more information.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 5:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:00:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Reel Harlem Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival 2016: Mavis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/reel-harlem-historic-harlem-parks-film-festival-2016 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/reel-harlem-historic-harlem-parks-film-festival-2016 Date: July 25, 2016

NOTE: This feature will be shown at the rain location: The Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church, 16-20 Mount Morris Park West (Southwest corner of West 122nd Street)

Mavis! is the first feature-length documentary, presented in collaboration with HBO Documentary Films, about gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group, The Staple Singers. Director Jessica Edwards entwines archival material, newly-filmed interviews, and live performances to create a cinematic portrait quite capable of converting the uninitiated into acolytes.

Join us at 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. for a live music tribute to Mavis Staples, the Staples Singers and Stax Records, with performances by DJ Stormin’ Norman and the Lumen Bridge Project. The film, Mavis!, will begin at 8:15 p.m. with an introduction by director Jessica Edwards.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 582-6050

Location: The Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church

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2016-07-25 2016-07-25 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80495596647100000, -73.94562383561700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5762f9089b02b.png Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/family-drumming-west-african-drum-and-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/family-drumming-west-african-drum-and-dance Date: July 25, 2016

Join us for this dance class. All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. You can also bring your own drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teachers.

African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance. Get fit while becoming more musical!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87279891967773400, -73.91950225830078000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a11191dbbd.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Ballet Barre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/ballet-barre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/ballet-barre Date: July 25, 2016

Based on ballet techniques and movements, this class will engage muscles in focused exercises for a complete body workout.

  • Registration begins at 6:30 pm before each class.
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All participants must sign a waiver each night before participating.

Photo by Julienne Schaer.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5758825182c62.jpg Wed, 08 Jun 2016 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: The Incredibles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/movies-under-the-stars-presents-the-incredibles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/movies-under-the-stars-presents-the-incredibles Date: July 25, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Come see Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, and friends save lives and battle evil.

Bring a blanket or low chair.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.68360137939453000, -73.88569641113281000 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:00:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Big Hero 6]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/central-astoria-movies-on-the-waterfront-big-hero-6 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/central-astoria-movies-on-the-waterfront-big-hero-6 Date: July 25, 2016

A special bond develops between plus-size inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes. A captivating adventure story for the entire family.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2016-07-25 2016-07-25 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.77815603022100000, -73.92440688610100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5734bfd81a4d4.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:20 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: The Incredibles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/movies-under-the-stars-the-incredibles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/25/movies-under-the-stars-the-incredibles Date: July 25, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

The Incredibles revolves around former high-profile superhero Bob Parr (aka Mr. Incredible), who has not-so-successfully settled into suburban life along with his wife and kids under the watchful eye of the Superhero Protection Program. A far cry from the "glory days" during which "supers" were a welcome addition to society, the Parrs' living situation was brought on after a series of superhero-related lawsuits forced them into hiding. When not trying to fight small-time crime undercover with fellow former superhero Frozone (Samuel L. Jackson), Parr (voice by Craig T. Nelson) is muddling through the corporate world as a paunchy, emotionally unsatisfied insurance claims adjuster. His family is like any other with some notable exceptions -- his daughter has the uncanny ability to become invisible and create impenetrable force fields at will; his son, Dash, can run at incredible speeds; his wife, Helen (Holly Hunter), is known in super circles as Elastigirl, one of the most respected (and pliable) superwomen of her time. Just when it looks as if things can't get any worse for Bob, he gets a summons to show up at a remote island to receive instructions for a highly classified assignment, which he promptly accepts. Thrust back into the world of fighting crime, the Incredible family is back in familiar territory -- saving the world from Syndrome, a jilted former fan of Mr. Incredible.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Highland Park

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2016-07-25 2016-07-25 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.68539810180664000, -73.88220214843750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57769f82d0b61.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:00:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: July 26, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: July 26, 2016

Enjoy free Tai Chi classes in the park.

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation at The High Line]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/meditation Date: July 26, 2016

Start your Tuesdays off right. Rise above the city streets and begin your day focused, centered, and connected with nature. Join the Integral Yoga Institute, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, and other guests for guided meditations. Open to people of all ages and experience levels.

RSVP today!

Meditation is subject to cancellation due to weather. Check @highlinenyc on Twitterfor updates.

About our partners

Integral Yoga Institute of New York is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the practice and teachings of Integral Yoga, as taught by Sri Swami Satchidananda. These teachings facilitate an easeful body, a peaceful mind, a useful life and, ultimately, the realization of one's true Self. Integral Yoga encourages interfaith harmony by respecting all the world's faiths with the goal to promote peace in the individual and in the world.

The International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres is a non-profit organization named after Swami Sivananda, one of the most influential spiritual teachers of the 20th century and founded by his disciple Swami Vishnudevananda. Their mission is to spread peace, health and joy through yoga.

On the last Tuesday of every month, join our special guest meditation leaders:

  • June 28 – Emily Fletcher, Ziva Meditation
  • July 26 – John McIlwain, Garrison Institute
  • August 30 – Ben Turshen
  • September 27 – Jeff Kober

Support
Public Programs on the High Line are supported by Altman Foundation. These programs are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: 22nd Street Seating Steps (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.74670028686500000, -74.00569915771500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575073560e5ec.jpg Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:00:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Faces of Cuba Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/faces-of-cuba-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/faces-of-cuba-exhibition Date: July 26, 2016

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 05 Jul 2016 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/tai-chi-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/tai-chi-class Date: July 26, 2016

Take a Tai chi class at Washington Square Park! All ages and abilities are welcome. Dress comfortably.

Class is led by Steven Asherman.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/fitness-walk Date: July 26, 2016

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

For adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition - SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/exhibition-spf16-nyc-pools-and-beaches-in-contemporary-photography http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/exhibition-spf16-nyc-pools-and-beaches-in-contemporary-photography Date: July 26, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5736145427dda.jpg Tue, 07 Jun 2016 15:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park Date: July 26, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

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

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 9:15 am 4:45 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000; 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi at The High Line]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/tai-chi Date: July 26, 2016

Don't miss this amazing opportunity to discover a new discipline and find balance and relaxation in our beautiful park! Join our neighbors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society for an introductory practice of the different moves included in the basic Tai Chi set. Tai Chi is learned by doing: the instructor will demonstrate, then perform the moves with the class, and finally watch the students as they repeat them. Movements are believed to help calm the emotions, focus the mind, and strengthen the immune system.

People of all ages and conditions can learn.

RSVP here!

In the event of rain, Tai Chi will be moved into the 14th Street passage, on the High Line at 14th Street.

About Taoist Tai Chi Society
The Taoist Tai Chi Society is the largest non-profit Tai Chi organization in the world, practicing in 26 countries. Taoist Tai Chi is an exercise for health and relaxation, and can be practiced by people of any age or fitness level. Developed by the Taoist Society's founder, Master Moy Lin Shin, a 108 move "set" is specifically designed to improve health. Stretching, full range of motion, and the continuous turning of the spine distinguish this art at the physical level. Join us and learn the first few moves.

Partners
In partnership with Taoist Tai Chi Society.

Support
Public Programs on the High Line are supported by Altman Foundation. These programs are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: Under the Standard (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.74078269849600000, -74.00861740112300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57507524dd165.jpg Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Storytime at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/storytime-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/storytime-at-the-battery Date: July 26, 2016

Storytime takes place on the Labyrinth Farm every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., from July 5 through August 18. Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!

Story Schedule:

  • July 5 - Wangari’s Trees of Peace
  • July 7 - The Empty Pot
  • July 12 - Sophie’s Fish
  • July 14 - Blueberries For Sal
  • July 19 - Where the River Begins
  • July 21 Rainbow Crow
  • July 26 – Plants Feed Me
  • July 28 - Weeds Find a Way
  • August 2 - The Curious Garden
  • August 4 - The Honeybee Man
  • August 9 – Yoko
  • August 11 - The Imaginary Garden
  • August 16 - Make Way for Ducklings
  • August 18 – Green Eggs and Ham

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.70411962625300000, -74.01668685812700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575d775dd6860.JPG Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Gateway Triangle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/its-my-park-at-gateway-triangle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/its-my-park-at-gateway-triangle Date: July 26, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with League Education & Treatment Center to help care for Gateway Triangle through weeding, litter removal, and leaf raking. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Gateway Triangle

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B388 Gateway Triangle 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 9:30 am 2:00 pm 40.68399810791015600, -73.96829986572266000 Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Grandview, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview-staten-island Date: July 26, 2016

Join NYC Parks to play Flag Football at Grandview Park on Staten Island. All levels appropiate, ages 7-17.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: Benny Adorno

Location: Grandview Playground

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R068 Grandview Playground 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.63087011813500000, -74.16449878780800000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-playground-for-all-children-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-playground-for-all-children-queens Date: July 26, 2016

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: Shawn James

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.74089813232422000, -73.84909820556640000 Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-j-hood-wright-recreation-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-j-hood-wright-recreation-center Date: July 26, 2016

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

Free, No registration needed.


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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 927-1514

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

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.84657630176400000, -73.94082593917800000 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Isadora Duncan Children’s Dance Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/isadora-duncan-childrens-dance-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/isadora-duncan-childrens-dance-class Date: July 26, 2016

Inspired by the natural movements of the human body, Isadora Duncan created a style of dance filled with joyful, rhythmical movements. These skipping, running, and leaping, free, lyrical, and expressive upper body movements make it a great activity for children.

Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather. Footwear should be flexible and easy to move in, such as ballet flats or comfortable sandals. This class is for children ages six to 11. Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children during the class.

Company members of The Isadora Duncan Dance Company will lead these free public classes underwritten by the Fort Tryon Park Trust. Consistent participants will be invited to perform as part of the dance performance on August 20.

Please note: There is no class on Saturday, August 13 or Tuesday, August 16.

Rain or wet ground cancels. Check the Fort Tryon Park Trust Facebook Page for updates.

Registration is now open! Please email RSVP@FortTryonParkTrust.org to enroll your child today!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86339950561523400, -73.93009948730469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5730fd505b399.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-yoga Date: July 26, 2016

Bryant Park Yoga is returning for its 13th season! Stop by the park and join a Tuesday morning or Thursday evening class in this flagship series presented by Athleta, with instructors curated by Yoga Journal.

Athleta provides a colorful selection of mats—no need to bring your own.

RSVP now at Eventbrite! Walk-ins are also welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5717f3d147df0.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-williams-bridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-williams-bridge-oval Date: July 26, 2016

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.87870025634765600, -73.87699890136719000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/garden-crew Date: July 26, 2016

Help care for our vegetable beds at Friends’ Compost and Garden Site. Grown produce will be donated to local food pantries.

Bring water and sunscreen.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.90449905395508000, -73.89640045166016000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575977812bcf2.JPG Tue, 14 Jun 2016 19:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county Date: July 26, 2016

The Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park is pleased to commemorate Protectors of Pine Oak Woods 40th anniversary as Staten Island's only open space advocacy organization with a photographic exhibition. Come view original images of nature celebrating the natural environment of Staten Island. The exhibition will be on display through August 20, 2016.

This exhibition is sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods.

Gallery Hours: Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed Sundays and holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57447b13660ef.jpeg Tue, 24 May 2016 15:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/landmark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/landmark Date: July 26, 2016

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57362ea5d20d1.jpg Sun, 19 Jun 2016 02:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Reading Storytime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-reading-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-reading-storytime Date: July 26, 2016

Listen to Brooklyn Heights librarians read stories from the Brooklyn Public Library’s reading list.

Join The Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water!

Brooklyn Heights children’s librarian will read stories from the library’s summer reading list, plus a whole lot more! The only thing more fun than a good storytime is one with a view of the Brooklyn Bridge!

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 10:30 am 11:00 am 40.69720421843000000, -73.99818968772900000 Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Storytime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-storytime Date: July 26, 2016

Enjoy tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts, hosted by Cali Co Cat.

In case of rain, Word for Word Storytime will be canceled.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[A.M. Stretch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/am-stretch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/am-stretch Date: July 26, 2016

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 212) 387-7687

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

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M033 Hamilton Fish Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 10:30 am 11:00 am 40.71979904174805000, -73.98179626464844000 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:00:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/central-park-tour-midpark-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/central-park-tour-midpark-welcome-tour Date: July 26, 2016

Explore some of the park's best-known features, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this introductory tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include: Balcony Bridge, Oak Bridge, the Lake, the Ramble, and Belvedere Castle.

The tour route involves many hills, stairs, and uneven terrain. The tour starts in front of the Alexander von Humboldt statue (77th Street and Central Park West), and ends at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street).

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

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77939987182617000, -73.97339630126953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570801bb68e2d.jpg Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Road Runners : Walk, Jog, Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/new-york-road-runners-walk-jog-run http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/new-york-road-runners-walk-jog-run Date: July 26, 2016

Learn how to properly walk, jog, or run with an instructor from New York Road Runners. Each week, the instructor will show you proper form. If you are just beginning and want to learn how to run, he can give you the steps on how to get there. If you are already jogging and running, he can make sure you have good form to stay safe.

Please be sure to bring water. The group will meet inside the recreation center lobby and then walk out to the track together.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Walk, Jog, or Run with NYRR]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/shape-up-nyc-walk-jog-or-run-with-nyrr http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/shape-up-nyc-walk-jog-or-run-with-nyrr Date: July 26, 2016

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Mommy & Me: Music Together]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/mommy-me-music-together http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/mommy-me-music-together Date: July 26, 2016

Join us for music and movement for young children and the adults that want to sing and dance along.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74330139160200000, -73.85140228271500000 Thu, 09 Jun 2016 11:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: July 26, 2016

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

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together. In keeping with that theme, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled Windows on the City: Looking Out at Gracie’s New York. The installation consists of previously and newly acquired works, all from the original Gracie Mansion period, which have been curated to create a more historically accurate picture of life in New York City during the time of Gracie Mansion’s construction.

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57323457cdf51.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-juggling Date: July 26, 2016

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

Equipment will be provided.

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57102489e50b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-piano Date: July 26, 2016

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

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

About Piano in Bryant Park

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

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

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knits]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-knits http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-knits Date: July 26, 2016

Join Bryant Park Corp.'s free beginner-level classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided.

To register, call Knitty City at (212) 787-5896, or take a chance and drop by.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Tue, 07 Jun 2016 22:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: July 26, 2016

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

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together. In keeping with that theme, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled Windows on the City: Looking Out at Gracie’s New York. The installation consists of previously and newly acquired works, all from the original Gracie Mansion period, which have been curated to create a more historically accurate picture of life in New York City during the time of Gracie Mansion’s construction.

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 2:00 pm 2:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573235242afdc.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Hunts Point Summer Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/hunts-point-summer-experience-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/hunts-point-summer-experience-program Date: July 26, 2016

Girls and boys ages 6-13 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, softball and flag football!

For more information, pleae contact Fernando Rosa at (718) 860-5544 or fernando.rosa@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 860-5544

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2016-07-26 2016-07-26 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:00:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Sports Unlimited]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/sports-unlimited http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/sports-unlimited Date: July 26, 2016

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:00:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/gallery-tour Date: July 26, 2016

Join Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow for a tour of Glyndor Gallery exhibitions. Nature Pops! brings together 11 artists who interpret nature and the environment through a populist lens. In the Sunroom Project Space, Amie Cunat and Joiri Minaya transform each room to create dynamic experiences.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Pictured above: JoAnne Carson, The Volunteer, 2013. Acrylic on canvas. 65” x 48”.Courtesy of the artist.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5773e939e346e.jpg Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Petit Art-Still Life Water Colors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/le-petit-artstill-life-water-colors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/le-petit-artstill-life-water-colors Date: July 26, 2016

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Stewards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/forest-stewards http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/forest-stewards Date: July 26, 2016

Lend a hand and care for the forest during the growing season. Learn skills including cutting back overgrown plants, identifying and weeding invasive plants, spreading wood chips on the trails, and more.

Bring water and a snack. This event is recommended for adults and teens comfortable with strenuous outdoor activities. Volunteer and community service credit available. Suitable for ages 13 and older.

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Painting Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/painting-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/painting-nature Date: July 26, 2016

Bring your child for a fun afternoon of painting the scenery around them, with artists Pedro Ramirez and Amy Digi. It's a cool activity for a hot day.

Supplies will be provided!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.90010070800800000, -73.87220001220700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575987aa9afe2.JPG Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park Date: July 26, 2016

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

At Clove Lakes Park, kids will learn all about basketball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Clove Lakes Park

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 2:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.61740112304687500, -74.11170196533203000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 18 May 2016 13:01:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 Date: July 26, 2016

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

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together. In keeping with that theme, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled Windows on the City: Looking Out at Gracie’s New York. The installation consists of previously and newly acquired works, all from the original Gracie Mansion period, which have been curated to create a more historically accurate picture of life in New York City during the time of Gracie Mansion’s construction.

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 3:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 3:00 pm 3:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573235c594bc8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/ed-center-open-hours Date: July 26, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park-staten-island Date: July 26, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropiate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

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

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.61849975585937500, -74.10600280761719000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-juggling1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bryant-park-juggling1 Date: July 26, 2016

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

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

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5710264b3d71d.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/game-social Date: July 26, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57101d2a07d08.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Bike New York: Street Skills Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bike-new-york-street-skills-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bike-new-york-street-skills-class Date: July 26, 2016

Our Street Skills Class is a free evening presentation and discussion for adults and mature teens who want to better understand the rules of the road, as well as their rights and responsibilities on the road. Topics covered include how to avoid common road hazards, basic traffic principles, where to ride on the road, how to safely change lanes, how to utilize bike infrastructure, and more.

Street Skills is a required class in our Earn-A-Bike program where you can earn a free bike by taking five free classes!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 870-2080

Location: Seward Park Library

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2016-07-26 2016-07-26 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.71446190000000000, -73.98853450000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/577d4a68c1772.jpg Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Music with Coyote Pups]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/family-music-with-coyote-pups http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/family-music-with-coyote-pups Date: July 26, 2016

In this highly entertaining and educational class, music is used as a vehicle for kids to learn about the world around them. Hank’s energetic approach and commitment to engage each and every child in class creates an atmosphere where singing and moving become essential elements of life. Hank’s intention is to help kids and parents embody the music learned in class so it can be easily translated to experiences out in the world.

For families with kids ages infant to 6 year olds.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87279891967773400, -73.91950225830078000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573b213a9a6fc.jpg Wed, 18 May 2016 18:01:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture, & Fun Presents: Dance Away the Night - Tango!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/arts-culture-fun-present-dance-away-the-night-tango http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/arts-culture-fun-present-dance-away-the-night-tango Date: July 26, 2016

Spend Tuesday evenings in July experiencing the not-to-be missed Taste of Tango! Strictly Tango NYC Dance School brings you the “authentic Buenos Aires Tango feeling”. Everyone will learn, dance, and have fun.

Make friends or dance with a new partner while enjoying tango music, stories, classes, and open dance. We’ll wrap up the month-long event with live tango music on July 26. Don’t miss it!

In partnership with StrictlyTango, a premier authentic Argentine Tango school at 500 8th Avenue. The school is dedicated to authenic Argentine Tango with renowed teachers like Sergio Segura, show producer, choreographer, dance researcher, and creater of the "Learn Argentine Tango System." Visit their website at learnargentinetango.com to learn more.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.73130035400390600, -73.99819946289062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5756dcd96c37a.JPG Thu, 14 Jul 2016 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bronx-kill-salt-marsh-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/bronx-kill-salt-marsh-tour Date: July 26, 2016

Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands, and explore the waterfront adjacent to the Harlem River and East River.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.79737834109800000, -73.91649150848400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56e6dea379507.JPG Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: July 26, 2016

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

Bring your own mat!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f588e146dbf.JPG Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: July 26, 2016

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2016-07-26 2016-07-26 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 Fri, 08 Jul 2016 18:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Inwood Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/inwood-evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/inwood-evening-yoga Date: July 26, 2016

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.87279891967773400, -73.91950225830078000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a0f4e44893.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Stargazing at the High Line]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/stargazing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/stargazing Date: July 26, 2016

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

Stargazing at the High Line takes place every Tuesday, beginning at dusk, between Tuesday, April 5, and Tuesday, October 25.

Viewing times and locations along the High Line are subject to change due to weather. Check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates every Tuesday by 3:00 p.m.

Stay for dinner and dessert after checking out the celestial sights.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: 14th Street Passage (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 6:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.74169921875000000, -74.00779724121100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/571691c3e07e6.JPG Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:00:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Cancelled: NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/new-york-road-runners-open-run-run-for-life-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: July 26, 2016

**Due to heat advisories for this Tuesday, the planned NYRR Open Run on July 26th is cancelled. We will be back next week with the run as scheduled. Take caution when heading outside this week and stay hydrated. See you all next week!**

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/577544c62193f.png Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Cancelled: NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: July 26, 2016

**Due to heat advisories for this Tuesday, the planned NYRR Open Run on July 26th is canceled. We will be back next week with the run as scheduled. Take caution when heading outside this week and stay hydrated. See you all next week!**

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5775454b87227.png Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Fitness with Maxie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie Date: July 26, 2016

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise featuring inspired Latin dance steps.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Pilates with the Fitness Guru]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru Date: July 26, 2016

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

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.70389938354492000, -73.99240112304688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5758851a9ee54.jpg Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents Macbeth]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-macbeth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-macbeth Date: July 26, 2016

See a free performance of this classic Shakespeare play presented by Classical Theatre of Harlem.

Performances will take place on Tuesdays through Sundays. Friday's performances will begin at 8:30 p.m. No performance on Mondays.

In Association with SummerStage By William Shakespeare, Directed by Carl Cofield, Choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.80450057983398400, -73.94370269775390000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/578e5c8d5e82f.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:00:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer League Wheelchair Basketball Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-league-wheelchair-basketball-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-league-wheelchair-basketball-tournament Date: July 26, 2016

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-353-7853

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Maleficent]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/movies-under-the-stars-maleficent http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/movies-under-the-stars-maleficent Date: July 26, 2016

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

Robert Stromberg's Maleficent stars Angelina Jolie stars as the title character, who, as a teenager, is a powerful and respected winged fairy helping to rule a magical land full of strange creatures. Her homeland borders a country that is populated by humans and run by the cruel King Henry (Kenneth Cranham). One day, a farm boy named Stefan (Jackson Bews) traipses into the fairy's land and meets Maleficent, causing the two crazy teens to fall into forbidden love. Year later, Henry seeks to take over the magical land next to his kingdom, but is thwarted in battle by Maleficent. Eager for revenge, he offers his daughter's hand in marriage to whoever can stop the fairy, and the now-grown Stefan (played as an adult by Sharlto Copley) succeeds by betraying her and clipping her wings. In response, an infuriated Maleficent swears revenge on Stefan; she gets her chance when he becomes king himself and has his first child, a daughter named Aurora (Elle Fanning) -- as Sleeping Beauty fans will remember, Maleficent curses her to fall into a death-like sleep after pricking her finger on a spinning wheel on her 16th birthday. Stefan demands that all of the spinning wheels be collected, and orders his daughter to be secretly raised in the woods by three good-hearted but dim-witted fairies, who will return her to him the day after her 16th birthday. However, Maleficent refuses to stay away from Aurora and ends up developing maternal feelings for the girl, eventually inspiring her to try to undo the curse she placed upon the princess.

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: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Seaside Wildlife Nature Park

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R145 Seaside Wildlife Nature Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.54041126733600000, -74.14245438575800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5776a978408f0.jpg Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:00:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Little Giants]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/movies-under-the-stars-little-giants http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/movies-under-the-stars-little-giants Date: July 26, 2016

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

A successful retired jock and his geeky younger brother play out their sibling rivalry by coaching rival little league football teams in this family comedy. Ed O'Neill plays the older brother, Kevin O'Shea, a former Heisman Trophy winner whose gridiron exploits have made him a local hero in his small Illinois hometown. Kevin is the almost unanimous choice to head up the town's Pop Warner football team, and he happily builds an imposing team from the best local players. One of the few objectors is Kevin's young brother Danny (Rick Moranis), an awkward, bespectacled gas station owner who empathizes with the kids rejected from the team, including his own athletic daughter Becky (Shawna Waldron). As revenge, Danny starts his own competing team of misfits, taking on the coaching duties himself. Naturally, despite the total ineptitude of Danny and his players, they eventually find themselves major underdogs in a climactic battle against Kevin's well-trained juggernaut.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Elmhurst Park

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Q492 Elmhurst Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.72999954223633000, -73.88510131835938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5751c12fab726.jpg Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ferris Bueller's Day Off]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/movies-under-the-stars-ferris-buellers-day-off http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/movies-under-the-stars-ferris-buellers-day-off Date: July 26, 2016

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

Teenaged Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) is a legend in his own time thanks to his uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last grand duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, "borrows" a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day bacchanal through the streets of Chicago. Dogging Ferris' trail at every turn is high-school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), determined to catch Bueller in the act of class-cutting. Rated PG-13.

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, so space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575ed9769e954.jpg Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Movie Nights: Sleeping Beauty]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-movie-nights-sleeping-beauty http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/summer-movie-nights-sleeping-beauty Date: July 26, 2016

Watch Sleeping Beauty (1959, G) under the NYC sky! In a far away kingdom, Princess Aurora is cursed by an evil fairy. Join us for this classic animated tale of magic, fairies, and dragons!

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

Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.

Start time: 8:35 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: 103rd Street Community Garden

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2016-07-26 2016-07-26 8:35 pm 10:00 pm 40.79100036621094000, -73.94860076904297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57067236a6898.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Norm of the North]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/movies-under-the-stars-norm-of-the-north1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/movies-under-the-stars-norm-of-the-north1 Date: July 26, 2016

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

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

Know Before You Go
You should come before 8:45 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:45 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Betsy Head Playground (in Betsy Head Park)

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B008 Betsy Head Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 8:45 pm 10:30 pm 40.66453177960000000, -73.91188335418700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5744e0c25a796.jpg Tue, 05 Jul 2016 15:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Mamma Mia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/movies-under-the-stars-mama-mia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/movies-under-the-stars-mama-mia Date: July 26, 2016

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

Based on the Broadway hit musical, this delightful film tells the story of Donna (Meryl Streep), an independent hotelier in the Greek islands, is preparing for her daughter's wedding with the help of two old friends. Meanwhile Sophie, the spirited bride, has a plan. She secretly invites three men from her mother's past in hope of meeting her real father and having him escort her down the aisle on her big day.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:45 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:45 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: McKinely Park (in McKinley Park)

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B060 McKinley Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 8:45 pm 10:30 pm 40.62670135498000000, -74.01640319824200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/577b2296ec18b.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Out of Line: Narcissister]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/out-of-line-narcissister http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/out-of-line-narcissister Date: July 26, 2016

Take a walk on the wild side with Narcissister. Part woman, part mannequin, Narcissister creates a video and performance spectacle that explores gender, racial identity, and sexuality.

This performer, whose identity is a mystery, uses humor, pop songs, elaborate costumes, contemporary dance, and her trademark mask in order to deconstruct stereotypical representations.

Narcissister's rebellious and fun show is part of Out of Line, our summer-long tribute to the infamous Renegade Cabaret shows.

RSVP here

Upcoming Out of Line Dates

  • Thursday, August 25 – Carmelita Tropicana
  • Thursday, September 22 – Heartbeat Opera

About Narcissister
Narcissister is a Brooklyn-based artist and performer who works at the intersection of performance, dance, art, and activism. She has presented work in New York at The New Museum, MoMA, PS 1, The Kitchen, and at many alternative art spaces. She was nominated for a 2013 Bessie Award for "Organ Player." She is a 2015 Creative Capital Fellow, a 2015 Theo Westernberger Grantee, and a 2015 United States Artists Fellow.

Start time: 9:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: High Line (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 9:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.74670028686523400, -74.00569915771484000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5771844714f85.jpg Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/27/sunrise-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/27/sunrise-tai-chi Date: July 27, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-07-27 2016-07-27 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.86169815063476600, -73.93350219726562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a079bbdd43.jpg Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/27/bryant-park-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/27/bryant-park-boot-camp Date: July 27, 2016

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

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

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

Rain or shine.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-07-27 2016-07-27 6:30 am 7:00 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57101a776c8da.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/27/greenmarket-at-bartelpritchard-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/27/greenmarket-at-bartelpritchard-square Date: July 27, 2016

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bartel-Pritchard Square

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B003 Bartel-Pritchard Square 2016-07-27 2016-07-27 8:00 am 3:00 pm 40.66099929809570000, -73.97989654541016000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:05 EDT