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 Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:36:42 GMT <![CDATA[Garden Centennial Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/garden-centennial-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/garden-centennial-exhibition Date: October 19, 2016

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture celebrating one hundred years of its formal garden designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1916.

Showcasing fifteen artists whose work draws on the site’s history, architecture, and surrounding natural environment, the exhibition encompasses artworks of steel, wood, fiberglass, ceramic, and recycled plastics, including augmented-reality interventions and kinetic art choreographed by elements of nature.

Featured artists include Markus Holtby, Fitzhugh Karol, Wendy Klemperer, William Logan, Shannon Novak, Sarah Olson, Sui Park, Camilla Quinn, Audrey Shachnow, Aaron Suggs, Naomi Teppich and Martin Springhetti, Gregory Thielker, Beatrice Wolert, and Christopher Yockey.

Image credit: Audrey Shachnow, The Golden Muse, 2016, marine plywood, threaded rods, acrylic paint, brass hardware. Photograph courtesy of Audrey Shachnow, July, 2016.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-10-19 2016-10-19 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.87186431884765600, -73.80553436279297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d085219eea8.JPG Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Fun Programs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/learn-to-play-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/learn-to-play-flag-football Date: October 19, 2016

Children and youth ages 8 years to 17 years are welcome to participate in a variety of sports,crafts and learning opportunities including: Computer Resources, Arts in Parks, Youth Swim, learn to play Flag Football, learn to play Basketball, Teen Fitness (supervised use of fitness and cardio rooms), Hula Aerobics, Go Girl Athletics and Skills and Drills basketball development.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-19 2016-10-19 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:15:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Party with Mark Fisher Fitness in Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/fitness-party-with-mark-fisher-fitness-in-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/fitness-party-with-mark-fisher-fitness-in-hudson-park Date: October 19, 2016

Join the insanely fun Mark Fisher Fitness Team at Hudson Park for a one-hour fitness party!

Classes are free! All skills levels are welcome; no experience necessary.

Classes will include body-weight exercise for both beginners and advanced fitness ninjas! Please bring a towel and water bottle. You're going to do some serious sweating!

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2016-10-19 2016-10-19 5:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57fd237647fe9.png Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Parks Initiative: Playground 174 Community Input Meeting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/community-parks-initiative-playground-174-community-input-meeting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/community-parks-initiative-playground-174-community-input-meeting Date: October 19, 2016

With your help, NYC Parks will transform Playground 174 through a complete capital renovation. Attend our community input meeting to share your ideas and shape the future of your park.

This project is a part of the Community Parks Initiative. Through this program, NYC Parks is investing $285 million to work with communities to improve parks across all five NYC boroughs.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bronx River Community Center

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2016-10-19 2016-10-19 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.83495730000000000, -73.87634370000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57fe3faa270f3.JPG Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Adults Learn to Play Volleyball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/adults-learn-to-play-volleyball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/adults-learn-to-play-volleyball Date: October 19, 2016

Adults ages 18 and older are invited to join St. Mary's Recreation Center on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. to learn how to play volleyball. Learn how to serve and spike, increase upper body strength, build excellent communication skills, and positive team building.

Recreation Center membership and registration is required.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-19 2016-10-19 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/open-gym-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/open-gym-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: October 19, 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 NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team, it's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-293-5934

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center

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X261 West Bronx Recreation Center 2016-10-19 2016-10-19 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.84410095214844000, -73.91880035400390000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Adult Learn to Play Soccer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/adult-learn-to-play-soccer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/19/adult-learn-to-play-soccer Date: October 19, 2016

Adults ages 18 and older are invited to learn, play, and compete in soccer.

Learn the rules and techniques, dribbling, and passing. Have fun while learning and practicing this exciting game.

Please note: A recreation center membership is required to participate in this program. Registration is required. To register, please email Victor.Campbell@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 402-5155.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-19 2016-10-19 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Mon, 31 Oct 2016 11:44:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: October 20, 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 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 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[Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/fitness-walk Date: October 20, 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 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:41 EDT
<![CDATA[5th Biannual Exhibition of Latin American Artists of the Bronx]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/5th-biannual-exhibition-of-latinamerican-artists-of-the-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/5th-biannual-exhibition-of-latinamerican-artists-of-the-bronx Date: October 20, 2016

The objective of this exhibition is to create awareness of the multitude of talent in the Latino community of the Bronx. We have developed an international network of Latin American artists, as well as established the opportunity to exhibit the best of their works. This event hopes to inspire the creative mind and challenge the contemporary global art community. This group exhibition presents art as an expression of the human condition—reflecting notions of progress, civilization, welfare, society, and culture. The event is family oriented and celebrates not only the richness of the Latin American art but also the diversity of our community.

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 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition - My Father's Son: Photographs by Irwin Silver and Mitchell Silver]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/exhibition-my-fathers-son-photographs-by-irwin-silver-and-mitchell-silver http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/exhibition-my-fathers-son-photographs-by-irwin-silver-and-mitchell-silver Date: October 20, 2016

For this unique show, a collection of photographs by Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP and his late father Irwin Silver are displayed side by side. The exhibited photos show a deeply personal connection between a father and his son. A photographer, Irwin’s works are stirring black and white slices of Americana: 1950s New York City life. Mitchell’s background as an urban planner honed his eye for natural beauty and shared public spaces. His photographs depict the contrast of hard and soft landscapes across the city, especially in parks.

This exhibition is open Mondays-Fridays through November 30.

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 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5804ea045a610.jpeg Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:45:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Pelham Bay Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-pelham-bay-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-pelham-bay-park Date: October 20, 2016

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City. Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and education programs for kids and communities throughout New York City, CityParks Seniors Fitness aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Yoga is offered in Pelham Bay Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-10am.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Pelham Bay Park

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.85860061645508000, -73.80269622802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc37a29b0c6.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:30:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Van Cortlandt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-van-cortlandt-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-van-cortlandt-park Date: October 20, 2016

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City.

Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and education programs for kids and communities throughout New York City, CityParks Seniors Fitness aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

In Van Cortlandt Park: Yoga on M/W at 9am + Walking on T/TH at 10am

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Van Cortlandt Park

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.89160156250000000, -73.89289855957031000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc3ed08241b.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Carl Schurz Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-carl-schurz-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-carl-schurz-park Date: October 20, 2016

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City.

Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and education programs for kids and communities throughout New York City, CityParks Seniors Fitness aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

In Carl Schurz Park, Walking is offered Monday/Wednesday at 9am and Yoga on Tuesday/Thursday at 9am.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

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

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77439880371094000, -73.94419860839844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc460e378ab.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Cunningham Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-cunningham-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-cunningham-park Date: October 20, 2016

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City.

Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and education programs for kids and communities throughout New York City, CityParks Seniors Fitness aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Tennis - T/TH - 9am (two hours)

Yoga - T/TH - 10am

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Cunningham Park

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.72809982299805000, -73.77269744873047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc4f0495e2f.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Roy Wilkins Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/roy-wilkins-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/roy-wilkins-park Date: October 20, 2016

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City.

Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and education programs for kids and communities throughout New York City, CityParks Seniors Fitness aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Yoga - T/Th - 9am

Tennis - T/Th - 10am

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

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Q448 Roy Wilkins Recreation Center 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.68807220458984400, -73.77011108398438000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc512902c00.jpg Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:45:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Faber Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-faber-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-faber-park Date: October 20, 2016

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City.

Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and education programs for kids and communities throughout New York City, CityParks Seniors Fitness aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Yoga - T/Th - 9am

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.64089965820312500, -74.13580322265625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc59218e530.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Riverdale Trail Work]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/riverdale-trail-work http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/riverdale-trail-work Date: October 20, 2016

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to help maintain the trails in Riverdale Park! Come dressed in boots, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232 ext. 127

Location: Palisade Avenue and Spaulding Lane (in Riverdale Park)

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X142 Riverdale Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89697290630100000, -73.91491270065300000 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:30:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Peepers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/greenbelt-peepers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/greenbelt-peepers Date: October 20, 2016

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

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

Start time: 9:45 am

End time: 10:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 9:45 am 10:15 am 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:45:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/scarecrows-from-heartland-to-horror http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/scarecrows-from-heartland-to-horror Date: October 20, 2016

Throughout history, scarecrows have been the guardians of gardens. Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States, from its everyday role in agriculture to its status as a cultural icon in films and comic books.

This art display, presented by the Tri State Cadillac Dealers, features larger-than-life sculptures crafted from natural materials and set amidst the Garden’s landscape.

Explore the detailed display during the day, discover its surprises after dark, and enjoy special experiences on select dates from Cadillac.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-20 2016-10-20 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18a44116eb.jpg Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:15:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/pumpkins-playful-plentiful http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/pumpkins-playful-plentiful Date: October 20, 2016

Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.

Celebrate the season by putting on a festive fall puppet show and having a spooky tea party in the Victorian playhouse. Guided activities feature making a sprout-a-seed necklace and exploring flowers, fruits, and seeds.

Weekends bring interactive demonstrations featuring bats, reptiles, and other creepy creatures.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-20 2016-10-20 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18c25611c7.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/kiku-the-art-of-the-japanese-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/kiku-the-art-of-the-japanese-garden Date: October 20, 2016

The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display in the Enid A. Haunt Conservatory, in addition to a special bonsai display.

Weekend events spotlight the art of ikebana, as well as taiko drumming, and celebrate the importance of flowers in Japanese culture.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-20 2016-10-20 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18cef20339.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:15:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-inwood-hill-park Date: October 20, 2016

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City.

Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and education programs for kids and communities throughout New York City, CityParks Seniors Fitness aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Yoga - M/W - 11AM

Tennis - T/TH - 10AM

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Inwood Hill Park

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.87300109863281000, -73.92539978027344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc4d1c62c90.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Dance Movement for Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/shape-up-nyc-dance-movement-for-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/shape-up-nyc-dance-movement-for-fitness Date: October 20, 2016

Join us for this adult Shape Up class featuring stretches and exercises to world music for fitness, health, and well-being.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps Date: October 20, 2016

The Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Corps volunteers perform a multitude of different projects throughout the park. The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects. Regardless of physical ability, there's something for everyone to do.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66070175170898400, -73.96540069580078000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body Date: October 20, 2016

Arts, Culture & Fun: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body by Melissa West and Erik Danielson.

This exhibition of video and photography collects the array of emotions and biological forms that generate a living anatomy: the anatomy of the artist’s own bodies and minds and the anatomy of the landscapes they inhabit.

The exhibit will be on view through November 19. The Gallery is open on Mondays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free. The gallery is closed on holidays. Admission is free.

Please note: Some content in this exhibition contain graphic imagery and may not be appropriate for children. Parent/adult discretion is advised.”

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 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f3f4becd982.jpg Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:15:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Thomas Jefferson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-thomas-jefferson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-thomas-jefferson-park Date: October 20, 2016

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City.

Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and education programs for kids and communities throughout New York City, CityParks Seniors Fitness aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

We offer a Fitness Walking + Yoga combo in Thomas Jefferson Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Thomas Jefferson Park

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M047 Thomas Jefferson Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.79312515258789000, -73.93525695800781000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc473761d9d.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Kaiser Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-kaiser-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/seniors-fitness-in-kaiser-park Date: October 20, 2016

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City.

Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and education programs for kids and communities throughout New York City, CityParks Seniors Fitness aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Tennis in Kaiser Park takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11am.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Kaiser Park Tennis Courts (in Kaiser Park)

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B129 Kaiser Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.57842254638672000, -73.99437713623047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc44c32fc37.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Special Express Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/special-express-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/special-express-arts Date: October 20, 2016

Engaging, exciting, and inspiring special needs adults through the arts, for self expression.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 0:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 11:00 am 0:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Tree Tots]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/tree-tots-for-3-and-4-yearolds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/tree-tots-for-3-and-4-yearolds Date: October 20, 2016

Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. This program is suitable for three- and four-year-old tots.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Foliage Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/fall-foliage-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/fall-foliage-walk Date: October 20, 2016

The beautiful waterfront pathways of Randall's Island Park provide an excellent view of the gorgeous fall colors in our gardens, woodlands path, and wetlands.

Join a guided walk to learn more abut the colorful changes happening on the Island.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5804d81e8c317.jpg Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:30:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/sherman-creek-stewards-garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/sherman-creek-stewards-garden-crew Date: October 20, 2016

Like many New Yorkers, you may love the idea of raising your own garden but lack the knowledge, space or confidence to do so. Garden Crew is the perfect opportunity to dive into the soil and figure it all out! Here you’ll learn about plant maintenance and care throughout the seasons while helping to beautify Sherman Creek Park.

New members are required to attend an Orientation Session, held on the first Saturday of the month. Call 917-291-6436 or email volunteer@nyrp.org for more details.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 291-6436

Location: Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.85842514038086000, -73.92292785644531000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/ed-center-open-hours Date: October 20, 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 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Fun Programs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/learn-to-play-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/learn-to-play-flag-football Date: October 20, 2016

Children and youth ages 8 years to 17 years are welcome to participate in a variety of sports,crafts and learning opportunities including: Computer Resources, Arts in Parks, Youth Swim, learn to play Flag Football, learn to play Basketball, Teen Fitness (supervised use of fitness and cardio rooms), Hula Aerobics, Go Girl Athletics and Skills and Drills basketball development.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:15:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/instructional-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/instructional-flag-football Date: October 20, 2016

The NYC Flag Football League takes place across the city every fall from September through November. The league welcomes both boys and girls ages 8-17 to take part in drills, strategy, and game play. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. To register or for more information, please call 718-351-7923 or email James.destefano@parks.nyc.gov. Flag football is a free program with rolling registration. The program takes place on Father Capodanno Blvd. Please contact James for more details about the program location.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-7923

Location: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:45:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant Information Session - Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/art-in-the-parks-uniqlo-park-expressions-grant-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/art-in-the-parks-uniqlo-park-expressions-grant-manhattan Date: October 20, 2016

The Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant will support the creation of artworks by New York City-based emerging artists for 10 designated properties. The parks are highly visible, but underserved by cultural programming. The UNIQLO grant program will transform these locations into art destinations through a series of rotating exhibitions.

Information sessions will be held in all five boroughs. Informaiton sessions will provide background on the grant and directions on how to apply.

Please RSVP to artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov with your name and which information session you plan to attend.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: The Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.76760101318400000, -73.97129821777300000 Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:00:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Share an Object. Share a Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/share-an-object-share-a-story http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/share-an-object-share-a-story Date: October 20, 2016

What reminds you of home?

Share an object and share a story with your neighbors. Is it jewelry, a photograph, or an old diary? Wherever home is, and whatever it represents, tell us over some light refreshments and snacks.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)

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M026 Dyckman House Museum 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.86750030517578000, -73.92289733886719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57faa01f934f8.jpg Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Fog (2005)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-the-fog-2005 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-the-fog-2005 Date: October 20, 2016

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

In this update of the John Carpenter classic, a strange fog sweeps in over an island town on the coast of Oregon, bringing vengeful ghosts of mariners who were murdered there exactly 200 years prior. The townspeople find themselves trapped and fighting for their lives while investigating the truth of their history.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 6:15 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 6:15 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Lawn behind the soccer field (in Bushwick Inlet Park)

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B529 Bushwick Inlet Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 6:15 pm 8:00 pm 40.72280120849600000, -73.96199798584000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57e987e58655a.jpg Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:30:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Parks Without Borders: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Community Input Meeting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/parks-without-borders-flushing-meadows-corona-park-community-input-meeting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/parks-without-borders-flushing-meadows-corona-park-community-input-meeting Date: October 20, 2016

Parks Without Borders is a new design approach focused on creating more open, welcoming, and beautiful public spaces where parks and neighborhoods meet.

This project will focus on the Henry Hudson Entrance along 111th Street. Join NYC Parks at a community input meeting to share your ideas and shape the future design of Flushing Meadow Corona Park's Henry Hudson entrance.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Hall of Science

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2016-10-20 2016-10-20 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.74733110000000000, -73.85174380000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57fe4223877eb.jpg Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: October 20, 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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2016-10-20 2016-10-20 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 Fri, 08 Jul 2016 18:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[The Altered Landscape: A Talk by Paul Moakley]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/the-altered-landscape-a-talk-by-paul-moakley http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/the-altered-landscape-a-talk-by-paul-moakley Date: October 20, 2016

Join Freshkills Park for “The Altered Landscape,” a talk by photographer, curator, and deputy director of photography at TIME, Paul Moakley, on the history of the human-altered landscape through photography from 1960 to present.

The talk will take place at the “Freshkills Park: Landscape in Motion” exhibition. Installed at the Staten Island Arts Culture Lounge in the St. George Ferry Terminal, “Landscape in Motion” is the capstone to a landscape photography competition organized by Freshkills Park with the Staten Island Advance, which builds upon the existing Capturing Change photography program at Freshkills Park.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5372

Location: Staten Island Arts

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2016-10-20 2016-10-20 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.64403490000000000, -74.07253100000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57ea923187991.jpg Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:30:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Fancy Me Mad]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/fancy-me-mad1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/20/fancy-me-mad1 Date: October 20, 2016

Set within a Baltimore, Maryland apartment circa 2010, Fancy Me Mad is Morris-Jumel Mansion’s newest theatrical production. Audiences will witness the story of a young man, who upon the death of his grandmother, arrives at her apartment and discovers her secret infatuation with the author Edgar Allen Poe. In reading his grandmother’s secret journal he evokes the spirits embodying Poe’s works. Fancy Me Mad highlights the love, loss, and mystery of a man whose life is so often hauntingly reflected in his work.

Performances run between October 20 and November 5 on Thursdays through Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., with special Halloween performances on October 30 and 31 at 8:00 p.m.

Seating is strictly limited; advanced registration is required. Tickets can be purchased by phone at (212) 923-8008 or online at mjmfancymemad.brownpapertickets.com.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2016-10-20 2016-10-20 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:14:43 EDT
<![CDATA[5th Biannual Exhibition of Latin American Artists of the Bronx]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/5th-biannual-exhibition-of-latinamerican-artists-of-the-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/5th-biannual-exhibition-of-latinamerican-artists-of-the-bronx Date: October 21, 2016

The objective of this exhibition is to create awareness of the multitude of talent in the Latino community of the Bronx. We have developed an international network of Latin American artists, as well as established the opportunity to exhibit the best of their works. This event hopes to inspire the creative mind and challenge the contemporary global art community. This group exhibition presents art as an expression of the human condition—reflecting notions of progress, civilization, welfare, society, and culture. The event is family oriented and celebrates not only the richness of the Latin American art but also the diversity of our community.

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 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition - My Father's Son: Photographs by Irwin Silver and Mitchell Silver]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/exhibition-my-fathers-son-photographs-by-irwin-silver-and-mitchell-silver http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/exhibition-my-fathers-son-photographs-by-irwin-silver-and-mitchell-silver Date: October 21, 2016

For this unique show, a collection of photographs by Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP and his late father Irwin Silver are displayed side by side. The exhibited photos show a deeply personal connection between a father and his son. A photographer, Irwin’s works are stirring black and white slices of Americana: 1950s New York City life. Mitchell’s background as an urban planner honed his eye for natural beauty and shared public spaces. His photographs depict the contrast of hard and soft landscapes across the city, especially in parks.

This exhibition is open Mondays-Fridays through November 30.

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 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5804ea045a610.jpeg Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:45:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body Date: October 21, 2016

Arts, Culture & Fun: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body by Melissa West and Erik Danielson.

This exhibition of video and photography collects the array of emotions and biological forms that generate a living anatomy: the anatomy of the artist’s own bodies and minds and the anatomy of the landscapes they inhabit.

The exhibit will be on view through November 19. The Gallery is open on Mondays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free. The gallery is closed on holidays. Admission is free.

Please note: Some content in this exhibition contain graphic imagery and may not be appropriate for children. Parent/adult discretion is advised.”

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 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f3f4becd982.jpg Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:15:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/scarecrows-from-heartland-to-horror http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/scarecrows-from-heartland-to-horror Date: October 21, 2016

Throughout history, scarecrows have been the guardians of gardens. Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States, from its everyday role in agriculture to its status as a cultural icon in films and comic books.

This art display, presented by the Tri State Cadillac Dealers, features larger-than-life sculptures crafted from natural materials and set amidst the Garden’s landscape.

Explore the detailed display during the day, discover its surprises after dark, and enjoy special experiences on select dates from Cadillac.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-21 2016-10-21 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18a44116eb.jpg Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:15:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/pumpkins-playful-plentiful http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/pumpkins-playful-plentiful Date: October 21, 2016

Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.

Celebrate the season by putting on a festive fall puppet show and having a spooky tea party in the Victorian playhouse. Guided activities feature making a sprout-a-seed necklace and exploring flowers, fruits, and seeds.

Weekends bring interactive demonstrations featuring bats, reptiles, and other creepy creatures.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-21 2016-10-21 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18c25611c7.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/kiku-the-art-of-the-japanese-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/kiku-the-art-of-the-japanese-garden Date: October 21, 2016

The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display in the Enid A. Haunt Conservatory, in addition to a special bonsai display.

Weekend events spotlight the art of ikebana, as well as taiko drumming, and celebrate the importance of flowers in Japanese culture.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-21 2016-10-21 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18cef20339.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:15:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Greenbelt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/seniors-fitness-in-greenbelt-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/seniors-fitness-in-greenbelt-park Date: October 21, 2016

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City.

Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and education programs for kids and communities throughout New York City, CityParks Seniors Fitness aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Tennis - M/F - 10AM

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc581c3056d.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in South Oxford Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/seniors-fitness-in-south-oxford-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/seniors-fitness-in-south-oxford-park Date: October 21, 2016

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City.

Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and education programs for kids and communities throughout New York City, CityParks Seniors Fitness aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

South Oxford Park offers Yoga on Wednesdays and Fridays at 11AM.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: South Oxford Park

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B407 South Oxford Park 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68360137939453000, -73.97239685058594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc436c08d84.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: October 21, 2016

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

The tour route involves a few stairs. The tour starts and ends at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park at 65th Street).

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:15:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/seniors-fitness-in-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/seniors-fitness-in-central-park Date: October 21, 2016

Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City.

Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and education programs for kids and communities throughout New York City, CityParks Seniors Fitness aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help us feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis. No matter how old we are, our bodies always benefit from physical activity. All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Tennis takes place on Fridays at 1pm.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Tennis Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.78996276855469000, -73.96192932128906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc4b741f85f.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/central-park-tour-legendary-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/central-park-tour-legendary-landmarks Date: October 21, 2016

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: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5707fe79def37.JPG Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Fun Programs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/learn-to-play-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/learn-to-play-flag-football Date: October 21, 2016

Children and youth ages 8 years to 17 years are welcome to participate in a variety of sports,crafts and learning opportunities including: Computer Resources, Arts in Parks, Youth Swim, learn to play Flag Football, learn to play Basketball, Teen Fitness (supervised use of fitness and cardio rooms), Hula Aerobics, Go Girl Athletics and Skills and Drills basketball development.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:15:11 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Puss in Boots]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/city-parks-puppet-mobile-presents-puss-in-boots http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/city-parks-puppet-mobile-presents-puss-in-boots Date: October 21, 2016

City Parks Foundation Puppet Mobile and St. Mary's Recreation Center Presents: Puss in Boots: (Le Maître chat ou le Chat botté) "Puss in Boots", is a European literary fairy tale about a cat who uses trickery and deceit to gain power, wealth, and the hand of a princess in marriage for his penniless and low-born master.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:15:13 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktoberfest - Hotel Transylvania 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/movies-under-the-stars-shocktoberfest-hotel-transylvania-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/movies-under-the-stars-shocktoberfest-hotel-transylvania-2 Date: October 21, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

In this delightful animated sequel, Dracula (Adam Sandler) has opened the Hotel Transylvania's doors to humans. Everything is great. Except, he’s secretly worried that his half-human grandson, Dennis, isn't showing his vampire side. So, he puts the boy through "monster-in-training" boot camp. But things really get batty when Dracula's cantankerous, old-school dad (Mel Brooks) pays an unexpected visit.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 6:15 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 6:15 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Brevoort Playground

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B258 Brevoort Playground 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 6:15 pm 8:00 pm 40.68050003051758000, -73.92269897460938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f53451804fc.jpg Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:14:43 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktoberfest - Dark Shadows (2012)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/movies-under-the-stars-shocktoberfest-dark-shadows-2012 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/movies-under-the-stars-shocktoberfest-dark-shadows-2012 Date: October 21, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

In this spoof of the classic horror soap opera, Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection. This hilarious comedy features stellar performances by Michelle Pfeiffer, Chlöe Grace Moretz, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Christopher Lee, and a cameo by Alice Cooper.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 6:15 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 6:15 pm

End time: 8:15 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: McCarren Park

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B058 McCarren Park 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 6:15 pm 8:15 pm 40.72150039672851600, -73.95269775390625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f5389f725a2.png Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:14:43 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Alice Through the Looking Glass]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/movies-under-the-stars-alice-through-the-looking-glass http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/movies-under-the-stars-alice-through-the-looking-glass Date: October 21, 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!\

Alice (Mia Wasikowska) returns to Wonderland after finding success in the real world as a ship's captain, only to discover that the Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp) is suffering from severe depression. Eager to help her friend, she steals a time-travel device called the Chronosphere and journeys into the past in order to save the Hatter's family. Elsewhere, the deposed Red Queen (Helena Bonham Carter) also attempts to go back in time and heal old wounds. Anne Hathaway, Alan Rickman, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Michael Sheen co-star. James Bobin (The Muppets) directed this time around, taking over from Tim Burton (who helmed 2010's Alice in Wonderland).

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: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Lawrence Virgilio Playground

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Q031 Lawrence Virgilio Playground 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.74750137329100000, -73.91069793701200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57e2d5da1fa74.jpg Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:44:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Retro Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/retro-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/retro-basketball Date: October 21, 2016

Senior members ages 55 and older are invited to play basketball and compete.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Fancy Me Mad]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/fancy-me-mad http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/21/fancy-me-mad Date: October 21, 2016

Set within a Baltimore, Maryland apartment circa 2010, Fancy Me Mad is Morris-Jumel Mansion’s newest theatrical production. Audiences will witness the story of a young man, who upon the death of his grandmother, arrives at her apartment and discovers her secret infatuation with the author Edgar Allen Poe. In reading his grandmother’s secret journal he evokes the spirits embodying Poe’s works. Fancy Me Mad highlights the love, loss, and mystery of a man whose life is so often hauntingly reflected in his work.

Performances run between October 20 and November 5 on Thursdays through Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., with special Halloween performances on October 30 and 31 at 8:00 p.m.

Seating is strictly limited; advanced registration is required. Tickets can be purchased by phone at (212) 923-8008 or online at mjmfancymemad.brownpapertickets.com.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2016-10-21 2016-10-21 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:14:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/bird-walks Date: October 22, 2016

Our bird walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts.

In 1998, Van Cortlandt Park was designated an Important Bird Area (IBA) in New York State by National Audubon. About 230 different bird species have been recorded in Van Cortlandt Park and over 60 species breed here, as determined by the 2006 Breeding and Migrating Bird Census Project in Van Cortlandt Park—a study of an Important Bird Area conducted by NYC Audubon. Breeders include the great-horned owl, eastern wood-pewee, great crested flycatcher, northern rough-winged swallo, and rose-breasted grosbeak with the American robin and the gray catbird, being the most populous breeding species.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b369929607c.JPG Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza Date: October 22, 2016

At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine, and explore Brooklyn's favorite park? Established in 1989, the Grand Army Plaza greenmarket is the flagship Brooklyn market.

EBT/Food Stamps and WIC & Senior FMNP coupons accepted year-round.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.67350006103515600, -73.97010040283203000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: October 22, 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.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:59 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park Date: October 22, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Conference House Park to show some tender, loving care to Conference House Park. Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:15:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Hattie Carthan Community Farmers' Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/hattie-carthan-community-farmers-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/hattie-carthan-community-farmers-market Date: October 22, 2016

The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers’ Market is opening for its eighth season of healthy food, activities, education, and food justice programming.

This year, the market will continue to grow its youth program in order to employ, educate, and empower local teenagers through the Hattie Carthan Urban Agriculture Youth Corps. We have also worked feverishly to improve the environment and delivery of services to market shoppers through strategic improvements in the physical infrastructure and by partnering with The Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation to increase our local visibility and foot traffic in the markets. That partnership will offer us additional market days at sister market sites in the immediate community, and to host several cultural festivals in the market and garden, author readings in the childrens garden, bike tours which complement our natural programming, and increase advertising and promotions of both markets.

The Large Market will continue its Healthy Gains through Baking with Whole Grains at the newly-improved cooking island area in September; offer eggs and herbs for sale from the Hattie Carthan chicken coops and new herbal farm, and will continue to offer individuals and institutions an opportunity to receive local vegetables, eggs, and herbs by subscribing to our alternative distribution programs—The Mixed Basket weekly Program and Institutional Basket Program.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden)

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B400 Hattie Carthan Community Garden 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.68980026245117000, -73.94850158691406000 Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[5th Biannual Exhibition of Latin American Artists of the Bronx]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/5th-biannual-exhibition-of-latinamerican-artists-of-the-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/5th-biannual-exhibition-of-latinamerican-artists-of-the-bronx Date: October 22, 2016

The objective of this exhibition is to create awareness of the multitude of talent in the Latino community of the Bronx. We have developed an international network of Latin American artists, as well as established the opportunity to exhibit the best of their works. This event hopes to inspire the creative mind and challenge the contemporary global art community. This group exhibition presents art as an expression of the human condition—reflecting notions of progress, civilization, welfare, society, and culture. The event is family oriented and celebrates not only the richness of the Latin American art but also the diversity of our community.

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 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Hillside Dog Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-hillside-dog-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-hillside-dog-park Date: October 22, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled and rescheduled for October 29, 2016.

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Hillside Dog Park to clean up, spread mulch, and beautify Hillside Dog Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Corner of Vine Street and Columbia Heights (in Hillside Park)

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B223G Hillside Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.70174237253400000, -73.99451816082000000 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:45:26 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park Date: October 22, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a15bfb9157.jpg Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park Date: October 22, 2016

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 three miles long.

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park)

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B018 Canarsie Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.62897491455078000, -73.89597320556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5792927111995.jpg Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park Date: October 22, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.81381420348400000, -73.91180372238200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a15e8eb87f.jpg Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-park Date: October 22, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.87005996704101600, -73.92106628417969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/577556987c806.png Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Citywide Stewardship Day: Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/fall-citywide-stewardship-day-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/fall-citywide-stewardship-day-queens Date: October 22, 2016

Tree care and stewardship are critical steps to ensuring the survival of our urban forest. Join the Stewardship Team on Saturday, October 22 for a day dedicated to service to our urban parkland. We will be hosting opportunities in all five boroughs for individuals, groups, and families to come out and help care for our urban forests.

Volunteers will be trained in identifying and removing harmful flora that threaten our native young trees and shrubs, and provide protection for years to come.

Please do not wear opened-toed shoes or sandals. Please wear either boots or durable sneakers only. Long pants are highly recommended. Please wear clothes that can get muddy or dirty.

Space is limited and registration is required for this event. To sign up, please visit Fall Citywide Stewardship Day registration page.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232 ext. 127

Location: Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.72269821166992000, -73.82700347900390000 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:30:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Citywide Stewardship Day: Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/fall-citywide-stewardship-day-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/fall-citywide-stewardship-day-staten-island Date: October 22, 2016

Tree care and stewardship are critical steps to ensuring the survival of our urban forest. Join the Stewardship Team on Saturday, October 22 for a day dedicated to service to our urban parkland. We will be hosting opportunities in all five boroughs for individuals, groups, and families to come out and help care for our urban forests.

Volunteers will be trained in identifying and removing harmful flora that threaten our native young trees and shrubs, and provide protection for years to come.

Please do not wear opened-toed shoes or sandals. Please wear either boots or durable sneakers only. Long pants are highly recommended. Please wear clothes that can get muddy or dirty.

Space is limited and registration is required for this event. To sign up, please visit Fall Citywide Stewardship Day registration page.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232 ext. 127

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:45:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Citywide Stewardship Day: Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/fall-citywide-stewardship-day-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/fall-citywide-stewardship-day-manhattan Date: October 22, 2016

Tree care and stewardship are critical steps to ensuring the survival of our urban forest. Join the Stewardship Team on Saturday, October 22 for a day dedicated to service to our urban parkland. We will be hosting opportunities in all five boroughs for individuals, groups, and families to come out and help care for our urban forests.

Volunteers will be trained in identifying and removing harmful flora that threaten our native young trees and shrubs, and provide protection for years to come.

Please do not wear opened-toed shoes or sandals. Please wear either boots or durable sneakers only. Long pants are highly recommended. Please wear clothes that can get muddy or dirty.

Space is limited and registration is required for this event. To sign up, please visit Fall Citywide Stewardship Day registration page.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232 ext. 127

Location: Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.87005996704101600, -73.92106628417969000 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:45:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Citywide Stewardship Day: Brooklyn]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/fall-citywide-stewardship-day-brooklyn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/fall-citywide-stewardship-day-brooklyn Date: October 22, 2016

Tree care and stewardship are critical steps to ensuring the survival of our urban forest. Join the Stewardship Team on Saturday, October 22 for a day dedicated to service to our urban parkland. We will be hosting opportunities in all five boroughs for individuals, groups, and families to come out and help care for our urban forests.

Volunteers will be trained in identifying and removing harmful flora that threaten our native young trees and shrubs, and provide protection for years to come.

Please do not wear opened-toed shoes or sandals. Please wear either boots or durable sneakers only. Long pants are highly recommended. Please wear clothes that can get muddy or dirty.

Space is limited and registration is required for this event. To sign up, please visit Fall Citywide Stewardship Day registration page.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232 ext. 127

Location: Seaview Avenue and East 108th Street (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve)

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B384 Fresh Creek Nature Preserve 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.63905334472656000, -73.88152313232422000 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:30:27 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-washington-square-park Date: October 22, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

This It's My Park season, volunteer at Washington Square Park to help plant bulbs and mulch! We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 588-5659

Location: Washington Square Park House (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.73079299926758000, -73.99834442138672000 Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:15:28 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-margaret-i-carman-green-weeping-beech http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-margaret-i-carman-green-weeping-beech Date: October 22, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Beautify Historic Flushing to clean up Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (781) 359-0528

Location: Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76290130615234400, -73.82520294189453000 Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Raymond Bush Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-raymond-bush-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-raymond-bush-playground Date: October 22, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for Raymond Bush Playground. When you go exercise in the park, borrow a pair of re-usable work gloves from Good.Clean.Fun to pick up some of the trash you may encounter along the way.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Marcus Garvey Boulevard and Madison Street (in Raymond Bush Playground)

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B216 Raymond Bush Playground 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68619650221100000, -73.93879139423400000 Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Amersfort Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-amersfort-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-amersfort-park Date: October 22, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Amersfort Park to care for the garden by planting bulbs, mulching, and raking leaves. Volunteers will also paint the shed at Amersfort Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Garden Area (in Amersfort Park)

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B002 Amersfort Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.62901117071800000, -73.93903517723100000 Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:30:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Highbridge River Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/highbridge-river-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/highbridge-river-walk Date: October 22, 2016

Join naturalist Mike Feller and traverse the forest slope along the Harlem River. We'll search for wildflowers, insects, birds, and some of Manhattan's last remaining freshwater seeps and springs.

Space is limited and RSVP is required. To register, please email RSVP@FortTryonParkTrust.org.

This program was made possible through the support of the Fort Tryon Park Trust and the Greenacre Foundation.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Dyckman Sitting Area (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 9:30 am 11:00 am 40.86119842529297000, -73.92469787597656000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57ec4984cf6e7.jpg Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:30:22 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-astoria-park Date: October 22, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Astoria Park Alliance to clean the shore and participate in fun activities at Astoria Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:00:27 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Owl's Head Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-owls-head-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-owls-head-park Date: October 22, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to plant, weed, and conduct a general cleanup at Owl's Head Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 748-9522

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

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B066 Owl's Head Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.63952255249023400, -74.03029632568360000 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-vincent-f-albano-jr-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-vincent-f-albano-jr-playground Date: October 22, 2016

For the end of the It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Albano Park to help rake, mulch, paint, and plant at Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground. Dress to get dirty and come dig right in!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Vincent F. Albano Jr Playground (in Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground)

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M265 Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.74200057983400000, -73.97850036621100000 Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at South Oxford Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-south-oxford-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-south-oxford-park Date: October 22, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 402-0198

Location: Lawn Near Cumberland Street (in South Oxford Park)

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B407 South Oxford Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.68393648793700000, -73.97234052419700000 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:45:11 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at De Witt Clinton Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-de-witt-clinton-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-de-witt-clinton-park Date: October 22, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

For the end of the It's My Park season, volunteer with Clinton Housing Development Company and New Yorkers for Parks at De Witt Clinton Park.

Join in as volunteers plant daffodils as part of the 15th Anniversary Celebration of the Daffodil Project. DeWitt Clinton was that very first park that got the project started. Come lend a hand and keep the legacy going!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Park House (in De Witt Clinton Park)

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M022 De Witt Clinton Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.76819992065430000, -73.99459838867188000 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:30:26 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at West 160th Street Trees]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-west-160th-street-trees http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-west-160th-street-trees Date: October 22, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled due to rain.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with W 160th St Block Association to clean up the street trees along West 160th Street. We look forward to cleaning up the tree beds with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 600-1908

Location: 160th St Block Association

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2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.83504883511500000, -73.94151442090200000 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:15:26 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Howard Bennett Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-howard-bennett-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-howard-bennett-playground Date: October 22, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled due to rain. Please check back for the rescheduled date.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Alpha Kappa Alpha - Tau Omega to rake, sweep, and paint at Howard Bennett Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 405-3818

Location: Howard Bennett Playground

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M217 Howard Bennett Playground 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.81364790230000000, -73.93866290830000000 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:59:42 EDT
<![CDATA[The Old Getty Square Branch: Part 1 of the Exploring Van Cortlandt Park Walking Tour Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/the-old-getty-square-branch-part-1-of-the-exploring-van-cortlandt-park-walking-tour-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/the-old-getty-square-branch-part-1-of-the-exploring-van-cortlandt-park-walking-tour-series Date: October 22, 2016

Nestor Danyluk, BCHS tour guide, will lead a tour along the old Putnam railroad Line route in Van Cortlandt Park, then proceed on the now-defunct Getty Square branch that leads into Yonkers.

Tour will meet at Burger King, 6077 Broadway near West 242nd Street. Take the #1 train to 242nd Street/Van Cortlandt Park or Bronx buses #9, BxM3 or the Westchester Bee-Line #1 and #2. Tour costs $10 for BCHS members, $20 for non-members. Please call (718) 881-8900 for more information. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring water.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 881-8900

Location: Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89127938952200000, -73.89771270752000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/580503d124031.jpg Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Foliage Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/fall-foliage-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/fall-foliage-walk Date: October 22, 2016

The beautiful waterfront pathways of Randall's Island Park provide an excellent view of the goreous fall colors in our gardens, woodlands path and wetlands. Join a guided walk to learn more abut the colorful changes happening on the Island.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58050b6197008.jpg Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:30:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Beautify Fort Tryon Park with New York Cares]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/fort-tryon-park-with-new-york-cares http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/fort-tryon-park-with-new-york-cares Date: October 22, 2016

Beautify Fort Tryon Park, a beloved historic and scenic landmark, by weeding, planting, removing invasive species, and more. Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes and long pants. Tools and gloves will be provided.

Register here!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 228-5000

Location: Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.86520004272461000, -73.92880249023438000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5807ce80e4af9.jpg Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:30:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Chuan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/tai-chi-chuan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/tai-chi-chuan Date: October 22, 2016

Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this multi-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts, and promotes an awareness of its health benefits.

Students split into groups according to their level of expertise, exploring movements at their own pace, whether as beginners or as more advanced students of Tai Chi. Please arrive on time; late-comers will not be admitted once the class begins. Sessions take place outdoors, weather permitting, with an indoor location in case of rain or humidity.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57e2f1074a0c8.jpg Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:30:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Magical Wands and Fairy Houses]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/family-art-project-magical-wands-and-fairy-houses http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/family-art-project-magical-wands-and-fairy-houses Date: October 22, 2016

Make a wand of ribbons to twirl through the autumn air and then be captivated by Rama Mandel’s enchanting fairy stories. Venture into the woodlands to create your own tiny, fairy-sized dwelling using found sticks, leaves and bark—and behold the magic! As a special treat, musicians from the Bloomingdale School of Music will also perform.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57e2f1b3ba22e.jpg Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:15:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Early Childhood Math Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/early-childhood-math-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/early-childhood-math-program Date: October 22, 2016

Back by popular demand! Ms. Carole Mulligan will be teaching a free early math program for kids ages three to six.

Register by emailing education@dyckmanfarmhouse.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)

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M026 Dyckman House Museum 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86750030517578000, -73.92289733886719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57e2dd566da32.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:45:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Walks for Families: Woodland Wonderland]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/discovery-walks-for-families-woodland-wonderland http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/discovery-walks-for-families-woodland-wonderland Date: October 22, 2016

Get “lost” with us in the Ramble! Explore how this carefully-planned woodland provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. Discover who calls the forest floor, the Lake shoreline, and the treetops their home.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (917) 841-2081

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f554402f06f.jpg Thu, 06 Oct 2016 17:15:03 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Harlem Art Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-harlem-art-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/its-my-park-at-harlem-art-park Date: October 22, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled due to rain and will be rescheduled for October 29, 2016.

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Art Park Alliance to plant flower bulbs and clean up at Harlem Art Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Harlem Art Park

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M166 Harlem Art Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.80099868774414000, -73.93879699707031000 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:15:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body Date: October 22, 2016

Arts, Culture & Fun: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body by Melissa West and Erik Danielson.

This exhibition of video and photography collects the array of emotions and biological forms that generate a living anatomy: the anatomy of the artist’s own bodies and minds and the anatomy of the landscapes they inhabit.

The exhibit will be on view through November 19. The Gallery is open on Mondays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free. The gallery is closed on holidays. Admission is free.

Please note: Some content in this exhibition contain graphic imagery and may not be appropriate for children. Parent/adult discretion is advised.”

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 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f3f4becd982.jpg Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:15:13 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: LIC Bulb Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/lic-bulb-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/lic-bulb-festival Date: October 22, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled and rescheduled to Saturday, October 29.

We will be planting 5,000 daffodil bulbs in both Hunters Point South Park and Gantry Plaza State Park.

Light refreshments and face painting will be provided.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 282-4123

Location: LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.74312210083000000, -73.96025848388700000 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:45:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Conservation Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/garden-conservation-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/garden-conservation-day Date: October 22, 2016

Come get your hands dirty while helping us beautify our grounds. We will be planting our daffodil bulbs!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)

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M026 Dyckman House Museum 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86750030517578000, -73.92289733886719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57e2de3ab6a9c.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:30:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Workshop: A Photowalk in Rosebank with Christine Osinski]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/workshop-a-photowalk-in-rosebank-with-christine-osinski http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/22/workshop-a-photowalk-in-rosebank-with-christine-osinski Date: October 22, 2016

Artist Christine Osinski will lead a photowalk through Staten Island’s Rosebank neighborhood (close to Alice Austen’s historic home) to point out what subjects interest her.

RSVP at (718) 816-4506 ext. 10 or info@aliceausten.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2016-10-22 2016-10-22 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c3502505fa0.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:45:33 EDT