NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:43:18 GMT <![CDATA[Pirates of Penzance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/pirates-of-penzance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/pirates-of-penzance Date: July 6, 2017

Enjoy one of the most popular of the Savoy Operas in America. The Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island's new production is guaranteed fun for the whole family.

Sponsored by Maspeth Federal Savings and Loan.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-06 2017-07-06 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.69939422607422000, -73.85723114013672000 Mon, 01 May 2017 14:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Curly Sue (1991)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-curly-sue-1991 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-curly-sue-1991 Date: July 6, 2017

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! Celebrate Throwback Thursdays with us this July and August with our 90’s Edition of the Tony Dapolito Rooftop Movie Festival!

Scammer Bill and his pint-sized companion, Curly Sue, comprise a con team who targets a lawyer.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2017-07-06 2017-07-06 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5948187b43bf5.JPG Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Fences]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/movie-under-the-stars-fences http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/movie-under-the-stars-fences Date: July 6, 2017

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

This movie adapts the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a black garbage collector in 1950s Pittsburgh named Troy Maxson. Bitter about his lot in life, Maxson frequently takes out his frustrations on his loved ones.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

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Q448 Roy Wilkins Recreation Center 2017-07-06 2017-07-06 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.68807220458984400, -73.77011108398438000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59381cf218795.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-indiana-jones-and-the-temple-of-doom http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-indiana-jones-and-the-temple-of-doom Date: July 6, 2017

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

Indy gets help from a feisty heroine and a sawed-off sidekick in this "Raiders" prequel featuring a sacred jewel, a bloodthirsty cult, human sacrifices, runaway mining cars, a chamber of scorpions and a perilous bridge.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Wolfe's Pond Park

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2017-07-06 2017-07-06 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.51959991455100000, -74.18689727783200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d5b08bf634.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Journey to the Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/journey-to-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/journey-to-the-stars Date: July 6, 2017

Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York. On Thursday nights in July and August, members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York will set up hi-powered telescopes for stargazing sessions that are free and open to the public. Weather permitting.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-06 2017-07-06 8:30 pm 10:30 am 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-rogue-one-a-star-wars-story http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-rogue-one-a-star-wars-story Date: July 6, 2017

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

In this 2016 epic adventure, scientist Galen Erso (Mads Mikkelsen) lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn (Felicity Jones). His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic (Ben Mendelsohn) takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen becomes the Empire's lead engineer for the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star. Knowing that her father holds the key to its destruction, Jyn joins forces with a spy and other resistance fighters to steal the space station's plans for the Rebel Alliance. The film also stars Oscar-winner Forrest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed and Jimmy Smits.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Cooper Park

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B025 Cooper Park 2017-07-06 2017-07-06 8:30 pm 10:45 pm 40.71590042114300000, -73.93730163574200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59554594ccc76.jpg Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Boss Baby]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-the-boss-baby http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-the-boss-baby Date: July 6, 2017

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

This hilarious animated feature tells the story of Tim, a wildly imaginative 7-year-old and his demanding new baby brother (Alec Baldwin) as they rival for their parents attention, fight and finally become allies thwarting a dastardly plot to replace babies with puppies. Directed by Tom McGrath (Madagascar), this film also stars Lisa Kudrow, Jimmy Kimmel, Tobey Maguire and Steve Buscemi.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Chester Playground

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B362 Chester Playground 2017-07-06 2017-07-06 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.66875437370000000, -73.91190815620000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5956807756a43.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 13:30:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them Date: July 6, 2017

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

Set 70 years before the time of Harry Potter, the film chronicles the adventures of magic creature expert and writer, Newt Scamander, in New York's secret wizarding community. Rated PG-13.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Claremont Park

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X008 Claremont Park 2017-07-06 2017-07-06 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.83753364661100000, -73.90823769569400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5956ac035d5a8.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/the-fence Date: July 7, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/competitive-rowing-camp Date: July 7, 2017

For experienced* high school rowers, ages 14 to 18, this summer-long competitive camp meets five days a week, Mondays through Fridays, from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., on the historic Harlem River.

Athletes train with experienced coaches from a variety of competitive collegiate rowing programs. Rowing is a great way to distinguish your child’s college resume, and our seasoned coaches are always available as a resource to discuss rowing at a higher level. We work on enhancing rowing skills and technique in both sweep and sculling boats.

Along with rigorous training, participants compete in select regattas throughout the summer season. For those who are considering rowing at the collegiate level, this camp is the perfect addition to develop their talent.

*Previous rowing experience is defined as at least 10 months of previous rowing experience and/or race experience in at least four high school-level regattas. All participants are selected for this program at our coaches discretion.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-07 2017-07-07 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c056b59d2b3.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/introduction-to-meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/introduction-to-meditation Date: July 7, 2017

Known benefits of a regular meditation practice include stress reduction. improved concentration, increased self-awareness and sense of happiness, improved cardiovascular and immune health, and more. This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat of blanket to sit on.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 8:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 8:00 am 8:45 am 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59442755cc0f0.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/its-my-park-at-fresh-creek-nature-preserve http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/its-my-park-at-fresh-creek-nature-preserve Date: July 7, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Fresh Creek Association to remove invasive plants and weeds at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 656-0723

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

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B384 Fresh Creek Nature Preserve 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.64229965209961000, -73.88529968261719000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[The Connective Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/the-connective-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/the-connective-project Date: July 7, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Rose Garden

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2017-07-07 2017-07-07 9:00 am 8:00 pm 40.66912421916000000, -73.96799683573600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d19bfb6b95.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: July 7, 2017

Plant Patterns features the work of Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao, Adrienne Elise Tarver, Karin Haas, Liesl Pfeffer, and Nick Wildermuth. The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works. Domestic and wild flora have provided artists with inspiration for centuries. The diversity and multitude of plant colors, shapes, and repetitive forms, which evolved to lure pollinators, caution predators, and promote regeneration, are naturally appealing to artists’ sensibilities.

Curated by Jennifer Lantzas, Deputy Director of Public Art, NYC Parks

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 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated Date: July 7, 2017

Check out the Poe Visitor Center for an exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe, interpreted by contemporary illustrators Nancy Doniger, Donna Miskend, Dave Kopka and Carol (Klio) Burrell.

About the Artists

  • Donna Miskend is an exhibition curator, is an illustrator, designer and writer. She frequently designs for the August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, and exhibits her artwork throughout the U.S.
  • Michael Patrick Hearn has remained one of the most respected contemporary writers about children’s literature since the publication of The Annotated Wizard of Oz right after college. His many other books include The Annotated Christmas Carol, The Annotated Huckleberry Finn, The Victorian Fairy Tale Book; Myth, Magic and Mystery; and Tommy Ungerer Chronicler of the Absurd. He has created numerous exhibitions including the Tomi Ungerer show at The Eric Carle Museum. He has lectured all over the United States and Europe. He is often interviewed by the media and including byBBC4 and TCM. His latest book is The Annotated Edgar Allan Poe, available soon.
  • James Armstrong has had his plays performed by such theaters as The Attic Ensemble (The Four Doctors Huxley), the Abingdon Theatre Company (Foggy Bottom), Playwrights Forum (The Metric System), Sundog Theatre (Meucci's Message), and Detroit Rep (Capital). He has also adapted for the stage several 19th-century works, including A Christmas Carol, Alice in Wonderland, and Moby-Dick. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and you can keep up with him at www.armstrongplays.com.
  • Dave Kopka engages in books, story boarding, comics, and pre-production work, but is fascinated with exploring a wide spectrum of illustration and being a creative force in visual narrative. Site and contact: davekopka.com, illustration@davekopka.com
  • Nancy Doniger has created many illustrations for the New York Times and appear in print and on the web for publishers and companies worldwide. Her most recent book is Lemonade: and Other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word, written by Bob Raczka for Roaring Brook Press. Site and contact: www.nancydoniger.com
  • Carol (Klio) Burrell is a comics illustrator and native New Yorker. Site and contact: http://spqrblues.com/IV/
  • Charlie Vázquez, is director of the Bronx Writers Center and author, whose work includes San Juan Noir, an anthology by Akashic Books.

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 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 7, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Al Smith Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-al-smith-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-al-smith-playground Date: July 7, 2017

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


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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Alfred E Smith Park (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

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M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.71070098876953000, -73.99749755859375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593ff9e2c487d.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 7, 2017

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 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:45:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing Along with Patrick]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/sing-along-with-patrick http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/sing-along-with-patrick Date: July 7, 2017

Performer Patrick Raftery visits for a fun-filled, family-friendly, forest-focused summer sing along.

A post-performance cool-down with our lawn sprinklers is optional (weather-permitting; for safety reasons, children MUST wear water shoes to participate.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 11:45:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Adult Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/adult-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/adult-imaginative-arts Date: July 7, 2017

Get your imagination going. Create intriguing art to delight family and friends. For adults of all ages. Requires fine concentration.

July: Decorative Wine Bottles

August: Pencil Sketch and Things Galore

September: Silhouettes Ablaze

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d640a27d67.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: July 7, 2017

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

The tour route involves moderate inclines and some stairs. The tour starts inside the park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570803bf842f4.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/seasonal-arts-and-crafts1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/seasonal-arts-and-crafts1 Date: July 7, 2017

Kids have fun creating art inspired by the summer and holiday season. For ages 6 to 12 years old. Younger children are welcome with a parent or adult.

Schedule

  • July: Patriotic Red/White/Blue Hand
  • August: Sand Craft Project
  • September: Watercolor Circle Art

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:15:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/free-community-rowing-at-van-cortlandt-park-lake-in-the-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/free-community-rowing-at-van-cortlandt-park-lake-in-the-bronx Date: July 7, 2017

Join Village Community Boathouse's special new public rowing program on Van Cortlandt Park Lake in the Bronx!

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

Community rowing is free and open to all; no experience or reservations necessary. Sessions run every Friday from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. starting June 23 until September 1st. Boat rides last about 30 minutes. We have a mixture of small and large boats. The smaller boats are good for an adult and a child, while the larger boats can fit a whole family. Boats are launched from the south end of the lake.

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

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

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

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

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 229-2059

Location: South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 4:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.88915215898600000, -73.89286369085300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593cc52b52532.JPG Tue, 08 Aug 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Friday Picnics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/bryant-park-friday-picnics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/bryant-park-friday-picnics Date: July 7, 2017

Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, lawn games, entertainment, and food vendors from the Hester Street Fair, with wine and beer also for purchase from ARK Restaurants. Each week, Bryant Park Presents will bring to the picnic a theater, music, or dance production.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 5:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 Tue, 02 May 2017 15:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Presents: Contemporary Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/bryant-park-presents-contemporary-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/bryant-park-presents-contemporary-dance Date: July 7, 2017

Fresh and original, innovative dance artists showcase exhillarating works on the Bryant Park stage.

Part of Bryant Park Presents's Friday Picncis, featuring over 100 blankets free to borrow, food vendors from the Hester Street Fair, and beer and wine also available for purchase.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Cosplay Swap]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/cosplay-swap http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/cosplay-swap Date: July 7, 2017

For the first time ever, Town Square is partnering up with Bunny Yan and The Squirrelz to do a Cosplay Swap at SummerStarz's Guardians of the Galaxy movie night. Bring costumes and props to show off and swap! No costumes or materials? Check out The Squirrelz, an app to score FREE materials!

Let's have some fun!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 987-2765

Location: WNYC Transmitter Park

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B385 WNYC Transmitter Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72977066040000000, -73.96070861816400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5953111e2422c.jpg Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/family-camping-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/family-camping-staten-island Date: July 7, 2017

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family.

Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your family into the lottery please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Registration opens on June 28.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Willowbrook Park

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.60359954833984400, -74.15840148925781000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405a8254b2d.JPG Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: #TotallyPublicKaraoke]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/summer-on-the-hudson-totallypublickaraoke http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/summer-on-the-hudson-totallypublickaraoke Date: July 7, 2017

Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. All ages!

It's a popular event, so please note that song sign up closes between 830pm and 9pm (based on the number of sign ups already taken).

One song/time on stage per person. We will alternate young singers with adults in the line up.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c0596873a4d.JPG Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Disco Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/disco-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/disco-night Date: July 7, 2017

Come join us for our first Ocean Breeze Disco Night! We encourage all attendees to wear decade appropriate attire, and to come with your dancing shoes for a fun, music filled night in the Ocean Breeze atrium. Light refreshents will be served.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-7923

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

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse Presents: The Three Musketeers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/hudson-warehouse-presents-the-three-musketeers1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/hudson-warehouse-presents-the-three-musketeers1 Date: July 7, 2017

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

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

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

For more information, visit hudsonwarehouse.net.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5952a7f5230ca.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:30:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Body Combat with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/body-combat-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/body-combat-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 7, 2017

Strike, punch, kick, and kata your way through calories to superior martial arts-inspired cardio fitness.

Your instructor will lead you through a workout which combines upper and lower body moves using power training, muay thai, and karate.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Hip Hop Dance Aerobics with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/hip-hop-dance-aerobics-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/hip-hop-dance-aerobics-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 7, 2017

This Dodge YMCA class gets your heart pumping with hip-hop music and hot step-by-step dance moves.

This class teaches step by step movements with fun choreography, so you can get your feet moving and your heart pumping.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. before each class.
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each night before participating.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69720421843000000, -73.99818968772900000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents The Three Musketeers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers Date: July 7, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80488245516300000, -73.94440275430700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594427843a333.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:30:16 EDT
<![CDATA[13th Annual Free SummerStarz Movies: Guardians of the Galaxy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/13th-annual-free-summerstarz-movies http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/13th-annual-free-summerstarz-movies Date: July 7, 2017

Town Square's SummerSTARZ free family movie nights are back on Friday nights at Transmitter Park. Bring a picnic, blanket, friends, and family to Transmitter Park on the gorgeous Greenpoint waterfront. Come early and have an awesome time! Movie starts at sunset, around 8:00 p.m.

Guardians of the Galaxy
Cosmic outlaws face an interstellar villain who seeks to control the universe with a powerful orb. Together, Peter Quill, Rocket Raccoon, Groot, Gamora and Drax the Destroyer may be the galaxy's only hope for thwarting Ronan's sinister plan.

Please join us in thanking our sponsors and supporters: BK Expo, Greenpoint Landing, NYS AM Joseph Lentol, NYC CM Stephen Levin, NYC CM Antonio Reynoso and NYC DYCD.

And please stay in touch!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (347) 987-2765

Location: WNYC Transmitter Park

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B385 WNYC Transmitter Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.72977066040000000, -73.96070861816400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59531210a5317.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Nights in the Rockaways: Spider-Man (2002)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movie-nights-in-the-rockways http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movie-nights-in-the-rockways Date: July 7, 2017

We're hosting free movie nights in the Rockaways for the entire family to enjoy. Refreshments will be served!

Now Showing: Spider-Man (2002)

Peter Parker is a nerdy high-schooler who is transformed into a web-spinning vigilante when he is bitten by a genetically altered spider. At first, Peter uses his superpowers for material gain, but a tragic event leads him to a life of fighting crime.

Sponsored by Councilman Donovan Richards

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59515f4b32f72.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Films on the Green: LA CEREMONIE by Chabrol, selected by Matthew Weiner]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/films-on-the-green-la-ceremonie-by-chabrol-selected-by-matthew-weiner http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/films-on-the-green-la-ceremonie-by-chabrol-selected-by-matthew-weiner Date: July 7, 2017

Matthew Weiner's Pick for #FilmsOnTheGreen

LA CEREMONIE
Directed by Claude Chabrol
With Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jacqueline Bisset
1995 | Crime-Drama | 1h52 | France | Janus Films

When Catherine Lelievre hires rigid, taciturn Sophie, she thinks she has found the perfect housekeeper for her family’s remote mansion in Brittany. But, detached and automated, Sophie displays odd behavior that becomes inexplicably disturbing. When she becomes friends with the impertinent, outspoken busybody Jeanne who runs the post office, the tension between Sophie and her employers increases.

Films in French with English subtitles
Music by WNYU Radio DJ prior to the screening!


#FilmsontheGreen | Free French films in NYC Parks

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-439-1425

Location: Old Bandshell Lawn (in Tompkins Square Park)

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M088 Tompkins Square Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.72579956054687500, -73.98210144042969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590b7aed49d72.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-pirates-of-the-caribbean-dead-mans-chest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-pirates-of-the-caribbean-dead-mans-chest Date: July 7, 2017

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

Jack Sparrow schemes to get out of paying a debt to the ghostly Davy Jones.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.57553656314600000, -74.08273506164600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d5c119b49a.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Spider-Man]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movie-under-the-stars-finding-dory http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movie-under-the-stars-finding-dory Date: July 7, 2017

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.

Peter Parker is a nerdy high-schooler who is transformed into a web-spinning vigilante when he is bitten by a genetically altered spider. At first, Peter uses his superpowers for material gain, but a tragic event leads him to a life of fighting crime.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: O'Donohue Park (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.59270095825195000, -73.75350189208984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59382009a101f.jpg Fri, 07 Jul 2017 12:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Cinema Paradiso (1989)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-cinema-paradiso-1989 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-cinema-paradiso-1989 Date: July 7, 2017

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

A prominent movie director returns to his Sicilian home village for the first time in many years to attend the funeral of the town's former film projectionist, who served as his mentor when he was a young boy.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Vesuvio Playground

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M069 Vesuvio Playground 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.72529983520508000, -74.00260162353516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59481a4c15a75.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Wiz]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-the-wiz http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-the-wiz Date: July 7, 2017

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

A young kindergarten teacher finds herself in the Land of Oz, where she is greeted by Munchkins. She journeys down the Yellow Brick Road in search of the Wiz, and encounters a scarecrow, a tin man and a cowardly lion.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.64089965820312500, -74.13580322265625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5956709d94bc3.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Batman Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-the-lego-batman-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-the-lego-batman-movie Date: July 7, 2017

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

From the creators of The Lego Movie, this 2017 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film focuses on the DC Comics character Batman (Will Arnett) as he attempts to overcome his greatest fear to stop the Joker's ( Zach Galifianakis) latest plan. The film also features Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson and Ralph Fiennes

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Dyker Beach (in Dyker Beach Park)

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B028 Dyker Beach Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 8:30 pm 10:15 pm 40.61193084716800000, -74.01429748535200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5956864041367.jpg Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Space Jam]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-space-jam http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-space-jam Date: July 7, 2017

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

The entire Looney Tunes gang joins basketball superstar Michael Jordan for this magically entertaining live-action/animated feature about a winners-take-all basketball game with a ruthless group of unsavory outer space creatures. Motion picture funnyman Bill Murray and Wayne Knight are also on hand to save the day in this hilarious romp through the far reaches to the galaxy.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Flynn Playground

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X146 Flynn Playground 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.82104884650000000, -73.91193945820000000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Singles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-singles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-singles Date: July 7, 2017

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

This 1992 romantic comedy centers on the precarious romantic lives of a group of young Gen X'ers in Seattle at the height of the 1990s grunge phenomenon. Directed and written by Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous), the film stars Matt Dillon (The Outsiders), Bridget Fonda (Single White Female), Campbell Scott (The Amazing Spider-man), Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer), Jeremy Piven (Entourage) and Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden. The incredible soundtrack features Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Heart, and other bands.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Owl's Head Park

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B066 Owl's Head Park 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.64009857177734400, -74.03240203857422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5956ad5c847f3.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/coney-island-friday-night-fireworks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/07/coney-island-friday-night-fireworks Date: July 7, 2017

Watch the fireworks illuminate the sky at Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk from June 23, 2017 to September 1, 2017.

The fireworks show starts at 9:30 p.m.

For the best view, locate yourself on the boardwalk or beach between West 10th Street and West 15th Street.

Start time: 9:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 372-2592

Location: West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2017-07-07 2017-07-07 9:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.57329940795900000, -73.97799682617200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593b19357d31e.jpg Fri, 09 Jun 2017 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/the-fence Date: July 8, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Jesse Owens Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-jesse-owens-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-jesse-owens-playground Date: July 8, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with 57 Old Timers Day Inc. at Jesse Owens Playground to help clean up the park.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (646) 208-8478

Location: Jesse Owens Playground

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B269 Jesse Owens Playground 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 8:00 am 11:00 am 40.69139862060547000, -73.93250274658203000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:45:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Socrates Farmers Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/socrates-farmers-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/socrates-farmers-market Date: July 8, 2017

This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm. Shoppers can also enjoy fresh-brewed coffee from vendor Henley Coffee and buy organic condiments from Hellgate Farm.

Cash transactions preferred
WIC & FMNP Checks accepted at individual farm stands

PLUS: Bring your compost to the park to be collected by The NYC Compost Project with BIG Reuse – Seven days a week drop-off in the green bin next to the bathroom facilities.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947f17e651b7.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Van Cortlandt Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/van-cortlandt-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/van-cortlandt-track-club Date: July 8, 2017

Run through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.88800048828125000, -73.89679718017578000 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga on the Beach: Beginner Hatha Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/yoga-on-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/yoga-on-the-beach Date: July 8, 2017

Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine's Dance School at this beginner Hatha Yoga Class.

Bring a mat, large towel, or blanket.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.58000183105469000, -73.82879638671875000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f9299c8de8e.jpg Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:44:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/bird-walks Date: July 8, 2017

Head to the park to join bird walks led by experts from the NYC Audubon! Bird walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park.

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 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Mon, 01 May 2017 11:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: July 8, 2017

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.

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.

Exercising with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestow health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors 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. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

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 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835d712e52a1.JPG Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:45:10 EST
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Soundview Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nyrr-open-run-soundview-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nyrr-open-run-soundview-park Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park)

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X118 Soundview Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.82009887695300000, -73.87239837646500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940551462ae4.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Hendrick I. Lott House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-hendrick-i-lott-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-hendrick-i-lott-house Date: July 8, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Hendrick Lott House Preservation Association to weed and mulch the tree pits and the planting beds at Hendrick I. Lott House. We look forward to beautifying the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hendrick I. Lott House

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B433 Hendrick I. Lott House 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.61029815673828000, -73.93260192871094000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-fresh-creek-nature-preserve http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-fresh-creek-nature-preserve Date: July 8, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Fresh Creek Association to remove invasive plants and weeds at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 656-0723

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

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B384 Fresh Creek Nature Preserve 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.64229965209961000, -73.88529968261719000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:45:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Forest Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-forest-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-forest-park Date: July 8, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Forest Park to paint the railroad bridge at Forest Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 282-0754

Location: Buddy Monument (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.70133568698000000, -73.84157711267500000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:45:17 EDT
<![CDATA[The Connective Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/the-connective-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/the-connective-project Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Rose Garden

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 8:00 pm 40.66912421916000000, -73.96799683573600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d19bfb6b95.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa3317c06c.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park Date: July 8, 2017

Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 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 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.62897491455078000, -73.89597320556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa366dd267.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-park Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86990581800800000, -73.92093217372900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa38c0d02e.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.81381420348400000, -73.91180372238200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa3f846bdb.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn-to-Row 1]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/learntorow-1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/learntorow-1 Date: July 8, 2017

Unlike most other sports, rowing can be learned at any age and fitness level! Taking an introductory class with Row New York is a great way to get fit, have fun, and enjoy the beauty of the river against the backdrop of the city. It’s a truly unique experience! Learn to Row classes take place in the spring, summer, and fall at the Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse on the Harlem River in Northern Manhattan.

Learn-to-Row 1: Intensive Learn-to-Row session, $130. All classes take place on Saturdays from 9:00am-1:00pm.

On this one-day program, you can:

  • Learn basics of sweep rowing.
  • Develop working knowledge of the sport including vocabulary and equipment.
  • Learn proper rowing technique on land and on the water.
  • Advance to water on a stable rowing barge to develop on-water technique.

This session prepares participants for our Level 2 course, in which advanced rowing skills are acquired on the water. Questions about Learn-to-Row? Visit Row New York's Q&A page.

Ready to register or learn more? Visit Row New York's Learn-to-Row page.

Questions about our 2017 Learn-To-Row 1 classes? Contact our Adult Program Coordinator & Competitive Masters Head Coach, Claudia Loeber, at cloeber@rownewyork.org for more information.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433.3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c03b3a57e6b.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated Date: July 8, 2017

Check out the Poe Visitor Center for an exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe, interpreted by contemporary illustrators Nancy Doniger, Donna Miskend, Dave Kopka and Carol (Klio) Burrell.

About the Artists

  • Donna Miskend is an exhibition curator, is an illustrator, designer and writer. She frequently designs for the August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, and exhibits her artwork throughout the U.S.
  • Michael Patrick Hearn has remained one of the most respected contemporary writers about children’s literature since the publication of The Annotated Wizard of Oz right after college. His many other books include The Annotated Christmas Carol, The Annotated Huckleberry Finn, The Victorian Fairy Tale Book; Myth, Magic and Mystery; and Tommy Ungerer Chronicler of the Absurd. He has created numerous exhibitions including the Tomi Ungerer show at The Eric Carle Museum. He has lectured all over the United States and Europe. He is often interviewed by the media and including byBBC4 and TCM. His latest book is The Annotated Edgar Allan Poe, available soon.
  • James Armstrong has had his plays performed by such theaters as The Attic Ensemble (The Four Doctors Huxley), the Abingdon Theatre Company (Foggy Bottom), Playwrights Forum (The Metric System), Sundog Theatre (Meucci's Message), and Detroit Rep (Capital). He has also adapted for the stage several 19th-century works, including A Christmas Carol, Alice in Wonderland, and Moby-Dick. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and you can keep up with him at www.armstrongplays.com.
  • Dave Kopka engages in books, story boarding, comics, and pre-production work, but is fascinated with exploring a wide spectrum of illustration and being a creative force in visual narrative. Site and contact: davekopka.com, illustration@davekopka.com
  • Nancy Doniger has created many illustrations for the New York Times and appear in print and on the web for publishers and companies worldwide. Her most recent book is Lemonade: and Other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word, written by Bob Raczka for Roaring Brook Press. Site and contact: www.nancydoniger.com
  • Carol (Klio) Burrell is a comics illustrator and native New Yorker. Site and contact: http://spqrblues.com/IV/
  • Charlie Vázquez, is director of the Bronx Writers Center and author, whose work includes San Juan Noir, an anthology by Akashic Books.

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 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Weeping Beech Park and Daniel Carter Beard Mall]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-weeping-beech-park-and-daniel-carter-beard-mall http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-weeping-beech-park-and-daniel-carter-beard-mall Date: July 8, 2017

Help beautify Historic Flushing with clean-up and planting activities.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 359-0528

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

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76290130615234400, -73.82520294189453000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5939f870e9495.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/parent-and-me-yoga Date: July 8, 2017

Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor. All children are welcome with a parent or caregiver.

Please arrive early, and bring a towel or yoga mat.

Please note: The ground is sloped and there are uneven spots. Rain or wet ground cancels.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5727c6e903b5c.jpg Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[2.5 Mile Bronx River Paddle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/full-river-paddle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/full-river-paddle Date: July 8, 2017

Please note: This event is sold out.

Join the Bronx River Alliance on a 2.5-mile paddling adventure and explore the fresh water sections of the Bronx River, starting at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard and ending at Starlight Park.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 9:30 am 3:00 pm 40.88420104980500000, -73.86689758300800000 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 13:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Fly Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/bryant-park-fly-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/bryant-park-fly-fishing Date: July 8, 2017

Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging. Equipment will be provided.

Class spaces are first-come, first-served. To register, visit orvis.com/newyorkcity and click the blue and gold "Join Us" banner.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Orvis

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75311208147800000, -73.98086478220900000 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance Date: July 8, 2017

Experience the joy of movement and dance.

Free classes are led by former and current members of the internationally-renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance.

Open to all levels and ages.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 26 May 2017 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/lucy-wilner-us-and-them-birds-at-the-intersection-of-natural-and-manmade-worlds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/lucy-wilner-us-and-them-birds-at-the-intersection-of-natural-and-manmade-worlds Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59075dee7abf6.jpg Wed, 03 May 2017 17:30:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/free-yoga-brooklyn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/free-yoga-brooklyn Date: July 8, 2017

Free fitness classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! On Saturdays, join our free yoga classes in the garden!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Garden of Hope

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.68339920043945000, -73.94010162353516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59270718b4bed.JPG Tue, 30 May 2017 17:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/free-yoga-brooklyn1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/free-yoga-brooklyn1 Date: July 8, 2017

Free fitness classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! Join us in the garden on Saturdays for a free yoga class.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Jane Bailey Memorial Garden

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.68759918212890600, -73.95819854736328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59270a3428d90.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/free-yoga-east-harlem http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/free-yoga-east-harlem Date: July 8, 2017

Free fitness classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! Join us in the garden for a free yoga class!

Free yoga mats available for temporary use.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target East Harlem Community Garden

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.79660034179687500, -73.93409729003906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59270f7b85227.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park Date: July 8, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Wet Felting Florals]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/family-art-project-wet-felting-florals http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/family-art-project-wet-felting-florals Date: July 8, 2017

Wave Hill 2017 Winter Workspace artist Crystal Gregory returns to take us through the simple steps of wet felting. Pull from bright colors of wool roving, as well as your own outdoor sketches of the flowering garden, to make an eye-popping, floral-fabric landscape.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5931c9334f9b4.jpg Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:59:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Wellness Workshop: Herbal Soap-Making]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/wellness-workshop-herbal-soapmaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/wellness-workshop-herbal-soapmaking Date: July 8, 2017

From peppermint to lavender and sage to thyme, the mint family (Lamiaceae) includes many herbs with the power to heal, soothe, awaken, and relax. Explore cold-processed soap-making while learning about the health benefits of mints and their fragrant kin.

Melissa Rivera from Essence and Aroma leads this hands-on workshop; participants go home with several bars of all-natural vegan soap.

Ages 12 and older are welcome with an adult. Midsummer Mints Day event.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5931c97f987bf.jpg Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:59:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/kayaking Date: July 8, 2017

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

photo by Etienne Frossard, courtesy of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.69950103759765600, -73.99819946289062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594c3c3d775a9.jpg Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 8, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Raymond Bush Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-raymond-bush-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-raymond-bush-playground Date: July 8, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Raymond Bush Playground

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68634190595800000, -73.93980526924100000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Owl's Head Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-owls-head-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-owls-head-park Date: July 8, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 748-9522

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

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B066 Owl's Head Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.63952255249000000, -74.03029632568400000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at New Dorp Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach Date: July 8, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to help clean the shoreline and the Maple Terrace Plaza entrance. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (904) 415-3849

Location: Maple Terrace Beach Entrance (in Great Kills Park)

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R016 Great Kills Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.56276182241700000, -74.09868025779700000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Whitey Ford Field]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-whitey-ford-field http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-whitey-ford-field Date: July 8, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Whitey Ford Field to do a general cleanup at Whitey Ford Field. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Whitey Ford Field (in Whitey Ford Field)

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Q215 Whitey Ford Field 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.77759933471680000, -73.93489837646484000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Drew Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-drew-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/its-my-park-at-drew-playground Date: July 8, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bringing the Peace to clean up and water at Drew Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 697-0879

Location: Drew Playground

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X021 Drew Playground 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.83309936523437500, -73.90329742431640000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Gentle Flow Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/gentle-flow-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/gentle-flow-yoga Date: July 8, 2017

Join us on the lawn of Clear Comfort for yoga every other Saturday this summer. Led by Be Yoga & Dance in partnership with Shape Up NYC.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593d777a865cc.JPG Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/shape-up-zumbaadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/shape-up-zumbaadults Date: July 8, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:14:57 EST
<![CDATA[Green Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/green-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/green-team Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

New volunteers, please complete this form to RSVP.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:15:23 EST
<![CDATA[Claremont in Motion Bike Ride]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/claremont-in-motion-bike-ride http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/claremont-in-motion-bike-ride Date: July 8, 2017

Come out on Saturdays for our Bike Ride Program!

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

Please note:

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

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

This event is rain or shine.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 261-1764

Location: Claremont Neighborhood Center

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.83302330000000000, -73.90525030000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595ff5ee68398.png Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga and Public Art in Morningside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/free-yoga-and-public-art-in-morningside-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/free-yoga-and-public-art-in-morningside-park1 Date: July 8, 2017

Three and a Half Acres Yoga will offer free community yoga classes at 10:00 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month during the exhibition Reflections by Aya Rodriguez-Izumi. Bring your own mat and water.

FLUX Public Art Projects is an Art In FLUX initiative that supports greater accessibility to the arts and creates opportunities for artists by reclaiming underutilized and unique spaces for art.

Reflections is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement / Creative Learning, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 866-5263

Location: Lawn at 117th Street (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.80619812011719000, -73.95809936523438000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59305f752534c.JPG Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut Date: July 8, 2017

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park Date: July 8, 2017

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

Colorful outfits are encouraged!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c07c687d486.JPG Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a4ab18fbc.JPG Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Sitting Volleyball Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/sitting-volleyball-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/sitting-volleyball-tournament Date: July 8, 2017

Back by popular demand, join us for our next Sitting Volleyball Tournament! Sitting Volleyball is an adapted sport where the game of volleyball is played on a smaller court with a lower net and all players must sit on the floor.

This event is free and open to the community. For this tournament, players with and without physical impairments can play together in this integrative sport.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-7923

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

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Freshwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/freshwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/freshwater-fishing Date: July 8, 2017

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.

Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. Whether you choose to grab a simple bamboo pole at a quiet lake or join more advanced saltwater programs, we have a program that fits your skill level.

All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: The Pool (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79430007934570000, -73.95980072021484000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Paddling 101 (Basic)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/paddling-101-basic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/paddling-101-basic Date: July 8, 2017

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Learn to paddle with the Rangers and then use your new skills to explore the shores and learn about life at the lake. This program is perfect for beginners; for ages 8 years and older only.

To register, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Registration opens on Wednesday, June 28.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Park

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.89160156250000000, -73.89289855957031000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/central-park-tour-conservatory-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/central-park-tour-conservatory-garden Date: July 8, 2017

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79349899291992000, -73.95189666748047000 Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-westerleigh-park Date: July 8, 2017

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


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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 168 Willard Ave Staten Island, 10314 (in Westerleigh Park)

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.61980056762700000, -74.13449859619100000 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:59:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Living Soil: Compost Tea for Integrated Pest Management]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/living-soil-compost-tea-for-integrated-pest-management http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/living-soil-compost-tea-for-integrated-pest-management Date: July 8, 2017

This workshop will walk you through a simple DIY brewing system that will cost under $25 and give you tips on making and applying compost tea properly.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-425-3558

Location: Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)

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R116 Snug Harbor Cultural Center 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.64268829089600000, -74.10273053751800000 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Public Art and Yoga In Fort Greene Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/public-art-and-yoga-in-fort-greene-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/public-art-and-yoga-in-fort-greene-park Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

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

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.69319915771484400, -73.97389984130860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5943e0805358f.JPG Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-exploration-hike-moderate1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-exploration-hike-moderate1 Date: July 8, 2017

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes you may explore nature, discover our city's urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.

Moderate hikes are longer, faster paced hikes on rugged terrain. We recommend wearing hiking boots or comfortable shoes and packing water and a light snack.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Schmul Park

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R045 Schmul Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.58990097045900000, -74.18769836425800000 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Walt Whitman Walking Tour of Fort Greene Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/walt-whitman-walking-tour-of-fort-greene-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/walt-whitman-walking-tour-of-fort-greene-park Date: July 8, 2017

Every second Saturday of the month from May through August, the Fort Greene Park Conservancy, in collaboration with the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership, present a free walking tour of Fort Greene Park. Take a walk and learn more about history of Fort Greene Park from its Revolutionary War roots to becoming an official park with the urging of local resident Walt Whitman.

This tour is 90 minutes long and begins at the Visitor Center.

Free, registration is required. Please register on eventbrite.

Special thank you to tour collaborators American Opera Projects and The Walt Whitman Project.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in Partnership with the City Council.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 722-3218

Location: Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.69219970703125000, -73.97480010986328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59356e6c42595.JPG Tue, 06 Jun 2017 18:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: The Ramble]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/central-park-tour-the-ramble http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/central-park-tour-the-ramble Date: July 8, 2017

Coined the 'wild garden' by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens. This truly is a place for the urban explorer to escape the city and get lost in nature.

Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include: the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.

The tour route involves hills, stairs, wood-chipped trails, and uneven terrain. The tour starts at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street) ends at Oak Bridge (West Side of the Ramble between 77th and 78th Streets).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55241420b51da.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Earth Art: Creating Art in Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/earth-art-creating-art-in-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/earth-art-creating-art-in-nature Date: July 8, 2017

This hands-on workshop will engage participants in their surrounding landscape to create site-specific art pieces from objects found in nature.

We will work through a creative process to interact with earth material and deepen our perception of nature as we explore this beautiful seaside park.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

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

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B018 Canarsie Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.62897491455078000, -73.89597320556640000 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:00:01 EDT