NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:37:26 GMT <![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in South Oxford Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/seniors-fitness-in-south-oxford-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/seniors-fitness-in-south-oxford-park Date: November 4, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: South Oxford Park

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B407 South Oxford Park 2016-11-04 2016-11-04 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68360137939453000, -73.97239685058594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc436c08d84.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: November 4, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2016-11-04 2016-11-04 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:15:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/seniors-fitness-in-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/seniors-fitness-in-central-park Date: November 4, 2016

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

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

Tennis takes place on Fridays at 1pm.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Tennis Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-11-04 2016-11-04 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.78996276855469000, -73.96192932128906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc4b741f85f.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Marathon Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/central-park-tour-marathon-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/central-park-tour-marathon-tour Date: November 4, 2016

See Park highlights that will be in the spotlight on race day. Whether you are running the TCS New York City Marathon, or are a friend or family member here to support a marathoner, enjoy this guided tour of the route from the spot where runners enter the Park to the finish line. This tour has a few inclines

You won’t be able to see any of it on race day, but join our tour guides on this special tour offered just once a year, and learn the history and stories behind sites the runners will whisk right by. Highlights of this tour include the Reservoir, Obelisk (Cleopatra's Needle), Literary Walk, and Sheep Meadow.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30 m.p.h. or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 degrees or heat index above 95 degrees).

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check the Central Park Conservancy calendar. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-794-6564

Location: John Purroy Mitchel (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-11-04 2016-11-04 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.78440093994140600, -73.95899963378906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5306638ca12c2.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:15:41 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Audubon Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/its-my-park-at-audubon-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/its-my-park-at-audubon-playground Date: November 4, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Partnerships for Parks to plant bulbs at Audubon Playground and learn about the upcoming community input meeting. We look forward to planting the park with you!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Playground

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M240 Audubon Playground 2016-11-04 2016-11-04 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.84149932861300000, -73.93810272216800000 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:14:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Fun Programs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/learn-to-play-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/learn-to-play-flag-football Date: November 4, 2016

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-11-04 2016-11-04 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:15:12 EDT
<![CDATA[First Friday! Music & Trolley]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/first-friday-music-trolley http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/first-friday-music-trolley Date: November 4, 2016

Enjoy the Latin Jazz sounds of Bronx Arts Ensemble's teaching artist and critically-acclaimed guitarist Greg Diamond and his band Amalgama from, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Explore the museum, and stroll the garden; light refreshments will be available.

The trolley makes an hourly loop starting at 5:25 p.m. from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum to City Island.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-11-04 2016-11-04 5:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.87186431884765600, -73.80553436279297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58090524a5c36.jpg Thu, 03 Nov 2016 15:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Writers on the Complexities of Making Home]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/queens-writers-on-the-complexities-of-making-home http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/queens-writers-on-the-complexities-of-making-home Date: November 4, 2016

Join a special reading event by the Artist Peer Circle of the Queens Council on the Arts, inspired by the story of Lewis H. Latimer House.

Four writers based in Queens and with roots in China, Croatia, Kosovo, South Africa, Taiwan, and other parts of the Americas find, lose, and make their way home through fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Readers: Artrit Bytyci, Malcolm Chang, Catherine Kapphahn, and Doreen Wang
Moderator: Tim Fredrick

Artist Peer Circles are organized by the Queens Council of the Arts to nurture Queens-based artists in gathering, growing, building partnerships, and becoming leaders in their fields. With a trained facilitator, artists meet in small groups over the course of nine months to develop alliances and act as resources for each other in developing their craft, careers, and lives as artists.

For readers' biographies, please visit the Facebook event page.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 961-8585

Location: Lewis H Latimer House

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Q497 Lewis H Latimer House 2016-11-04 2016-11-04 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.76610183715800000, -73.82959747314500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/580d039185d0c.jpg Thu, 03 Nov 2016 15:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Fancy Me Mad]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/fancy-me-mad1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/fancy-me-mad1 Date: November 4, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2016-11-04 2016-11-04 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:14:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Retro Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/retro-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/04/retro-basketball Date: November 4, 2016

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-11-04 2016-11-04 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/bird-walks Date: November 5, 2016

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b369929607c.JPG Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/greenmarket-at-grand-army-plaza Date: November 5, 2016

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.67350006103515600, -73.97010040283203000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: November 5, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Hattie Carthan Community Farmers' Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/hattie-carthan-community-farmers-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/hattie-carthan-community-farmers-market Date: November 5, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B400 Hattie Carthan Community Garden 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.68980026245117000, -73.94850158691406000 Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park Date: November 5, 2016

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:15:26 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Mount Eden Malls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-mount-eden-malls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-mount-eden-malls Date: November 5, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Mount Eden Malls to continue painting the fencing and planting bulbs at Mount Eden Malls. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 993-3211

Location: Grand Concourse and Mt Eden Parkway

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2016-11-05 2016-11-05 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.84324248470800000, -73.91218060255100000 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:30:39 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Athens Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-athens-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-athens-square Date: November 5, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Athens Square Park to trim bushes, clean up, and mulch the fenced area at Athens Square. We look forward to improving this area of the park with you and our partners UpStand, Queens Clean Up Crew, and Why I Love New York City!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 514-4626

Location: Athena Statue (in Athens Square)

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Q436 Athens Square 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76752549411100000, -73.92251670360600000 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:14:35 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Kissena Corridor Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-kissena-corridor-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-kissena-corridor-park Date: November 5, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Kissena Corridor Park Conservancy to clean up the park and plant daffodil bulbs. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 762-6383

Location: Rachel Carson Playground (in Kissena Corridor Park)

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Q300 Kissena Corridor Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74969863891601600, -73.82260131835938000 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:30:39 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park Date: November 5, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a15bfb9157.jpg Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park Date: November 5, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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B018 Canarsie Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.62897491455078000, -73.89597320556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5792927111995.jpg Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park Date: November 5, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.81381420348400000, -73.91180372238200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a15e8eb87f.jpg Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-park Date: November 5, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.87005996704101600, -73.92106628417969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/577556987c806.png Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:28 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Crocheron Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-bowne-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-bowne-park Date: November 5, 2016

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Earth Citizens to participate in yoga, rake leaves, and plant daffodil bulbs at Crocheron Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 928-4431

Location: Park House (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77214142487100000, -73.76938217878300000 Wed, 02 Nov 2016 17:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[William P. Folchi 1922 - 1992: A Retrospective Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/william-p-folchi-1922-1992-a-retrospective-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/william-p-folchi-1922-1992-a-retrospective-exhibition Date: November 5, 2016

Take a look back at the work of Bronx artist, William P. Folchi. The work features the time of 1950s and 1960s Bronx. When he passed away, Mr. Folchi's son, William Folchi Jr. came upon the work amongst the artist's posessions. Mr. Folchi had never exhibited his work. This exhibition is a tribute to the memory of Mr. Folchi. The work has been shown in various venues. Included in the exhibiton are two works by his younger son, John Folchi.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:59:57 EST
<![CDATA[Discovery Walks for Families: Balto’s Tree Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/discovery-walks-for-families-baltos-tree-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/discovery-walks-for-families-baltos-tree-walk Date: November 5, 2016

Help us find Balto! As we follow the trail of Central Park’s most famous canine resident, we’ll meet and learn about his favorite Central Park trees.

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.

Pre-registration required as space is limited. Ages 5+. Families only; maximum of three children per parent or guardian; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in and to pick up Discovery Kits.

Terrain: Uneven, with hills, stairs, and wood-chipped trails; may not be suitable for strollers.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76890182495117000, -73.97460174560547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5819f6843e85b.jpg Wed, 02 Nov 2016 13:30:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Make a Wildflower Seed Ball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/make-a-wildflower-seed-ball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/make-a-wildflower-seed-ball Date: November 5, 2016

Bring your kids to a free nature project at the Butterfly Garden this Saturday. Kids will make wildflower seed balls.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Butterfly Garden

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2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.74106730000000000, -73.99786790000000000 Fri, 04 Nov 2016 17:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Graniteville Quarry Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-graniteville-quarry-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-graniteville-quarry-park Date: November 5, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Graniteville Quarry to plant bulbs and weed along the paths at Graniteville Quarry Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 805-6322

Location: Forest Avenue Park Entrance (in Graniteville Quarry Park)

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R150 Graniteville Quarry Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.62559890747100000, -74.15390014648400000 Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:59:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Foliage Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/fall-foliage http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/fall-foliage Date: November 5, 2016

Join us for a guided walk along our waterfront to view the gorgeous fall colors in our horticultural areas and wetlands!

Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues. In addition to the breathtaking views along the waterfront, participants will be guided through our salt marsh and our recently-completed woodland path! Hot beverages will be provided.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/580627d65f258.JPG Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:30:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Beautify Fort Tryon Park with New York Cares]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/beautify-fort-tryon-park-with-new-york-cares http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/beautify-fort-tryon-park-with-new-york-cares Date: November 5, 2016

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

Register here!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 228-5000

Location: Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.86520004272461000, -73.92880249023438000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5807ce80e4af9.jpg Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:30:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Flag Football Championship Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/citywide-flag-football-championships http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/citywide-flag-football-championships Date: November 5, 2016

The Flag Football Championship Festival will conclude the 2016 Citywide Flag Football season. NYC Parks Borough Champions will participate in playoff style games resulting in one Citywide Champion for each division, and NYC Parks youth will participate in clinics and “combine” like activity.

Come enjoy a fun filled day of Flag Football with special guest, performances and free treats for kids.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Macombs Dam Park

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X030 Macombs Dam Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.82820129394531000, -73.92919921875000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/580f89e4b5ea9.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:15:36 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-astoria-park Date: November 5, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Astoria Park Alliance to do a general cleanup and pick up fallen leaves at Astoria Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Astoria Park Field House (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77502492032400000, -73.92419397831000000 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:30:39 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-sunset-park Date: November 5, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Sunset Park Compost Project to rake and collect leaves, empty them into compost bins, and distribute finished compost around trees in the park. Bring a bag to take away compost for trees in your neighborhood! We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Compost Bin (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.64614842762300000, -74.00251269340500000 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:30:39 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Payson Avenue Street Trees]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-payson-ave-street-trees http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-payson-ave-street-trees Date: November 5, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Rose Court Tenant Association to plant flower bulbs and do general street tree care along Payson Avenue. We look forward to cleaning up the street trees with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 603 Academy Street

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2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.86450576782200000, -73.92395019531200000 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:30:39 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Mullaly Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-mullaly-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-mullaly-park Date: November 5, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Mullaly park to pick up litter, plant bulbs, paint benches, remove invasive species, and prune existing shrubbery at Mullaly Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 610-8774

Location: Mullaly Community Center (in Mullaly Park)

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X034 Mullaly Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.83182766679100000, -73.92541229724900000 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:30:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Early Childhood Math Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/early-childhood-math-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/early-childhood-math-program Date: November 5, 2016

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

Register by emailing education@dyckmanfarmhouse.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)

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M026 Dyckman House Museum 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86750030517578000, -73.92289733886719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57e2dd566da32.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:45:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Papermaking in Autumn Color]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/family-art-project-papermaking-in-autumn-color http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/family-art-project-papermaking-in-autumn-color Date: November 5, 2016

Join visiting artist and paper-making expert Randy Brozen to make richly-colored paper using red, orange, and yellow pulp. Use a simple process to fashion your handmade paper into a leafy shape, or add a found leaf for fancy decoration.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f55feae44d5.jpg Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:15:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body Date: November 5, 2016

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f3f4becd982.jpg Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:15:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Ranger's Choice: The Van Cortlandt Super Hike (Vigorous)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/rangers-choice-the-van-cortlandt-super-hike-vigorous http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/rangers-choice-the-van-cortlandt-super-hike-vigorous Date: November 5, 2016

Our bright and talented Urban Park Rangers are what make our Weekend Adventure programs so amazing.

This challenging eight-mile hike winds its way through most of the park's many diverse forests and ecosystems.

Registration is required.

How to Register
To register, please visit our Urban Park Rangers program registration page. Registration will begin Wednesday, October 26.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57e43524721d2.JPG Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:45:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Workshop: Portrait Photography]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/workshop-portrait-photography http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/workshop-portrait-photography Date: November 5, 2016

Enrich your basic understanding of photography, focusing on composition, lighting, gesture, and selecting backgrounds. Enhance your portraits-skills—everything from your holiday photo to vacation photos.

Instructor: Imara Moore, professional photographer.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

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

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c351f5b6013.jpg Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:45:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Crochet Meet Group]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/crochet-meet-group http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/crochet-meet-group Date: November 5, 2016

This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their child.

Materials needed: 1 skein light colored #4 yarn, 1 pair short knitting needles #8, tapestry needle for weaving, and measuring tape.

This program is for parents of children with special needs.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:30 am 11:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Autumn Fungi: The Eaters & The Eaten]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/autumn-fungi-the-eaters-the-eaten http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/autumn-fungi-the-eaters-the-eaten Date: November 5, 2016

Join Paul Sadowski at Payson Center as he presents a short visual presentation showing mushrooms common to Inwood Hill Park. Then follow Paul on an exploration hike of the forest to seek out mushrooms introduced in the lecture. Given the evanescent nature of fungi, it is difficult to know what species will be fruiting during the tour. Inwood Hill Park may be hiding fungi species not yet discovered!

This program is made possible by the Fort Tryon Park Trust and the Greenacre Foundation.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:30 am 1:00 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57ec300ae5d56.jpg Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:00:37 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/sherman-creek-stewards-orientation-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/sherman-creek-stewards-orientation-session Date: November 5, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Learn more about New York Restoration Project's weekly volunteer opportunities! Whether you are interested in getting your hands dirty with traditional ornamental gardening, removing the vines threatening our native NYC trees, or just want to meet an awesome group of people just as excited about getting into nature as you, our weekly Garden and Forest Crews could be for you! Attend an orientation to learn how to get involved. Come prepared to work!

Please register by calling 917-291-6436 or emailing volunteer@nyrp.org.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 291-6436

Location: Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 10:30 am 3:30 pm 40.85842514038086000, -73.92292785644531000 Thu, 03 Nov 2016 16:15:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Skills: Backpacking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/outdoor-skills-backpacking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/outdoor-skills-backpacking Date: November 5, 2016

Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is the perfect fit for you.

All programs are family-friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

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

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 Wed, 05 Oct 2016 18:15:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Walk: Alien InvadersInvasive Exotic Plants]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/garden-walk-alien-invadersinvasive-exotic-plants http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/garden-walk-alien-invadersinvasive-exotic-plants Date: November 5, 2016

When free from their natural predators, invasive plants can proliferate and displace native plants and animals in both natural and managed landscapes. Take a walk with a Wave Hill gardener and landscape architect/artist David Hughes to observe plants that have become harmful not only in Wave Hill’s woodlands, but throughout the eastern U.S. Hear about strategies for control and clever uses for the harvested material.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f560430df7b.jpg Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:15:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Pumpkin Smash 2016]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/pumpkin-smash-2016 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/pumpkin-smash-2016 Date: November 5, 2016

Don’t let your pumpkin haunt a landfill! Bring pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and gourds for a smashing good time. After you smash them, NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for City parks and green spaces.

View the NYC Compost Project's map for more Pumpkin Smash locations across New York City.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 477-4022

Location: Clement Clarke Moore Park

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M257 Clement Clarke Moore Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.74660110473633000, -74.00430297851562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58014bec7ae1d.jpg Mon, 31 Oct 2016 12:00:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: November 5, 2016

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: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 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 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570803bf842f4.JPG Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:15:40 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Wheelchair Flag Football Championship 2016]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/nyc-parks-wheelchair-football-championship-2016 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/nyc-parks-wheelchair-football-championship-2016 Date: November 5, 2016

Watch our Wheelchair Flag Football Championship! Spectators are welcome. For more information, please contact Rodolfo Guevara at (212) 360-3341 or
Chris Noel at (646) 632-7344.

To learn about Accessibility at Parks,including accessible programs and events, visit nyc.gov/parks or call 311.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: Chris Noel at (646) 632-7344. Rodolfo Guevara at (212) 360-3341

Location: Victory Field (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.70140075683594000, -73.85299682617188000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58068a3402781.jpg Thu, 03 Nov 2016 15:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Workshop: Rainwater Harvesting Maintenance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/greenthumb-workshop-rainwater-harvesting-maintenance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/greenthumb-workshop-rainwater-harvesting-maintenance Date: November 5, 2016

It’s the end of the growing season and a great time for reflection. As we put community gardens to rest until the spring, let’s consider how we’ve managed our sources of water in these spaces. Join in discussing basic practices for maintaining rainwater harvesting systems.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: Vinegar Hill Community Garden

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2016-11-05 2016-11-05 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.70149993896500000, -73.98259735107400000 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:45:34 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-bicentennial-veterans-memorial-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-bicentennial-veterans-memorial-park Date: November 5, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with G.I.V.E. to clean up Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park in preparation for Veterans Day. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to join an arts and crafts workshop to help create cards to give to our veterans. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 992-2860

Location: Flagpole (in Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park)

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X191A Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.82359761114300000, -73.81456956133900000 Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:59:33 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Hoover-Manton Playgrounds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-hoover-manton-playgrounds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-hoover-manton-playgrounds Date: November 5, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Briarwood Action Network to spruce up Hoover-Manton Playgrounds. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Manton Avenue and Main street (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds)

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Q220G Hoover - Manton Playgrounds 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.71030044555664000, -73.81970214843750000 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:44:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Harlem Grown Volunteer Day at 131st Street Farm]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/harlem-grown-volunteer-day-at-131st-street-farm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/harlem-grown-volunteer-day-at-131st-street-farm Date: November 5, 2016

Have you ever worked on a farm? Want to learn how to care for plants? Come out to Harlem Grown to help us grow. Volunteer activities include farm maintenance tasks, such as watering, weeding, planting, or cleaning. Volunteers of all ages are welcome!

Harlem Grown is a non-profit organization that inspires youth to lead healthy and ambitious lives through mentorship and and education in urban farming, sustainability, and nutrition. Visit harlemgrown.org or call (212) 870-0113 to learn more!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 870-0113

Location: Harlem Grown 131st Street Farm Garden

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2016-11-05 2016-11-05 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.81075403747100000, -73.94120155761100000 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:00:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Centennial Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/garden-centennial-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/garden-centennial-exhibition Date: November 5, 2016

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

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.87186431884765600, -73.80553436279297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d085219eea8.JPG Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Macri Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-macri-triangle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/its-my-park-at-macri-triangle Date: November 5, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Macri Park to bring life into the bocce courts and park at Macri Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 781-1195

Location: Near the bocce courts (in Macri Triangle)

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B223S Macri Triangle 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.71436099306400000, -73.95199263095900000 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:44:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Hands on History: Miniature Painting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/hands-on-history-miniature-painting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/hands-on-history-miniature-painting Date: November 5, 2016

Learn about the art of miniature painting and create tiny keepsake watercolor portraits inspired by miniatures in the King Manor Collection, and take a free tour. No reservations needed, just drop in!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58123f459d7cd.jpg Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:14:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Woodworking Workshop: Craft a Miniature Chair with Invasive Plants]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/woodworking-workshop-craft-a-miniature-chair-with-invasive-plants http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/woodworking-workshop-craft-a-miniature-chair-with-invasive-plants Date: November 5, 2016

Turn invasive plants like mulberry and honeysuckle into a delightful, squirrel-sized chair with rustic-furniture artist and landscape architect David Hughes. Listen to a short lecture on invasive plants and Hughes’ artistic practice in Bucks County, PA, then re-purpose invasives from Wave Hill’s woodland into your own sculptural, tabletop chair.

Ages 12 and older are welcome with an adult. A selection of Hughes’ own, full-sized furniture designs will be available for purchase in The Shop.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f5611b2a352.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:59:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Walks for Families:]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/discovery-walks-for-families http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/discovery-walks-for-families Date: November 5, 2016

Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory. Discover what plants and animals call this secluded Park woodland their home!

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.

Pre-registration required as space is limited. Ages 5+. Families only; maximum of three children per parent or guardian; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in and to pick up Discovery Kits.

Terrain: Uneven, with hills, stairs, and wood-chipped trails; may not be suitable for strollers.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.76890182495117000, -73.97460174560547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5819f71b449ef.jpg Wed, 02 Nov 2016 13:30:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Skills: Orienteering and Compasses]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/outdoor-skills-orienteering-and-compasses http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/outdoor-skills-orienteering-and-compasses Date: November 5, 2016

Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore.

Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is the perfect fit for you.

All programs are family-friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Remsen Avenue and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park)

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B018 Canarsie Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.62988662719726600, -73.89472961425781000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f57960eecce.jpg Wed, 05 Oct 2016 18:15:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/ed-center-open-hours Date: November 5, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

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

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: The Ramble]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/central-park-tour-the-ramble http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/central-park-tour-the-ramble Date: November 5, 2016

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: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55241420b51da.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:15:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Foliage Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/fall-foliage1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/fall-foliage1 Date: November 5, 2016

Join us for a guided walk along our waterfront to view the gorgeous fall colors in our horticultural areas and wetlands!

Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues. In addition to the breathtaking views along the waterfront, participants will be guided through our salt marsh and our recently-completed woodland path! Hot beverages will be provided.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5806288ca97fe.JPG Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:30:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Soccer Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/adult-learn-to-play-soccer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/adult-learn-to-play-soccer Date: November 5, 2016

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

Tired of conventional exercise or gym workouts? We have an exciting, fun, innovative and creative way for you to work out and exercise... we call it "Soccer Aerobics!" This fun new workout focuses on cardiovascular and strength exercises; coordination, speed and agility, all while you learn and develop the skill to play and compete in the sport.

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:00:09 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/paper-arts-crafts Date: November 5, 2016

Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.

Kids will make paper cup penguins. December, make an adorable caterpillar from paper.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:30:05 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition Opening - From the Silver Spoon to the Silver Screen: The Mansion in the Media]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/exhibition-opening-from-the-silver-spoon-to-the-silver-screen-the-mansion-in-the-media http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/exhibition-opening-from-the-silver-spoon-to-the-silver-screen-the-mansion-in-the-media Date: November 5, 2016

The glamour of cinema meets the elegance of the Morris-Jumel Mansion in From the Silver Spoon to the Silver Screen: the Mansion in the Media.

Featuring cultural ephemera, images, clips, and artifacts from films and photo shoots, this exhibition illustrates the role the mansion has played as a cultural muse.

This event is free with museum admission; reservations are strongly suggested. For more information and to make a reservation please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:30:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Nocturnal Wildlife]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/nocturnal-wildlife http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/nocturnal-wildlife Date: November 5, 2016

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park)

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Q024 Kissena Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.75007010229800000, -73.80746781826000000 Wed, 05 Oct 2016 18:15:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Night Sky: Taurid Meteor Shower]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/night-sky-taurid-meteor-shower http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/night-sky-taurid-meteor-shower Date: November 5, 2016

In partnership with the Urban Park Rangers, Arts, Culture & Fun presents Night Sky programs at Inwood Hill park.

Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets. Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.

The Taurid Meteor Shower produces five to 10 meteors per hour, with the peak occuring the nights of November 11 and 12. In between, we will use telescopes to explore the night sky. Viewing meteors are best on clear nights, but in case of clouds Rangers will be prepared with other activities.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f67320b359b.jpg Thu, 03 Nov 2016 15:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Fancy Me Mad]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/fancy-me-mad1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/05/fancy-me-mad1 Date: November 5, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2016-11-05 2016-11-05 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:14:43 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/nyrr-open-run-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/nyrr-open-run-marine-park Date: November 6, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.60794394557300000, -73.93746501207400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57754449cf792.png Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:27 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/nyrr-open-run-cunningham-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/nyrr-open-run-cunningham-park Date: November 6, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.72980117797851600, -73.77359771728516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a16c3d755f.jpg Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:29 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park Date: November 6, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50255203247070000, -74.25181579589844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a161aa29c2.jpg Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:30 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/nyrr-open-run-crotona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/nyrr-open-run-crotona-park Date: November 6, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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X010 Crotona Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.84100554638500000, -73.89473199844400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/577546f0a23e2.png Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Park Tree Planting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/conference-house-park-tree-planting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/conference-house-park-tree-planting Date: November 6, 2016

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest at Conference House Park! Trees provide so many benefits to New Yorkers such as improved air and water quality, reduced pollution, and lower energy costs.

Volunteers will be trained in proper planting techniques. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Space is limited and registration is required to attended this event. Please register here.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

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

Location: Billop Avenue and Main Street (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.49907697804100000, -74.24353218078600000 Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:45:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Papermaking in Autumn Color]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/family-art-project-papermaking-in-autumn-color http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/family-art-project-papermaking-in-autumn-color Date: November 6, 2016

Join visiting artist and papermaking expert Randy Brozen to make richly-colored paper using red, orange, and yellow pulp. Use a simple process to fashion your handmade paper into a leafy shape, or add a found leaf for fancy decoration.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f561861ce2c.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:59:37 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Brower Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/its-my-park-at-brower-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/its-my-park-at-brower-park Date: November 6, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to help out in the butterfly garden at Brower Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Park House (in Brower Park)

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B012 Brower Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.67380142211900000, -73.94390106201200000 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:44:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Foliage Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/fall-foliage-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/fall-foliage-walk Date: November 6, 2016

Enjoy colorful foliage at its seasonal peak. Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day shares some of his favorite trees and shrubs in their vibrant fall finery.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f561e5efdc6.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:59:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Mount Moses Hike (Vigorous)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/mount-moses-hike-vigorous http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/mount-moses-hike-vigorous Date: November 6, 2016

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Parking Area (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.58452377526500000, -74.12510871887200000 Thu, 03 Nov 2016 15:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Historic New York: Native Americans]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/historic-new-york-native-americans http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/historic-new-york-native-americans Date: November 6, 2016

Urban Park Rangers specialize in the interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. Native American culture is celebrated in special programs throughout the five boroughs.

The Native Americans are a very important piece of the history of our great city. Learn some of the customs and culture of the Lenape and how they have made their impact in our everyday lives as New Yorkers.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.74280166626000000, -73.73590087890600000 Thu, 03 Nov 2016 15:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Centennial Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/garden-centennial-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/garden-centennial-exhibition Date: November 6, 2016

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

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.87186431884765600, -73.80553436279297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d085219eea8.JPG Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Concert Tea]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/concert-tea http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/concert-tea Date: November 6, 2016

Enjoy Afternoon Tea in the Mark Twain Room prior to today’s concert in Armor Hall. The Café at Wave Hill pairs a classic menu with an assortment of green, black and herbal teas. This traditional tea service includes the four classic elements of savory, scones, sweets and tea. The menu, presented by Great Performances, includes an array of tea sandwiches, scones and bite-sized desserts. Afternoon Tea also includes a glass of sparkling wine and strawberries.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f56255e5646.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:59:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditative Woodland Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/meditative-woodland-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/meditative-woodland-walk Date: November 6, 2016

Get grounded, balanced, and connected with nature! Walk or hike with artist, yogi, and nature-lover Sarah Hart of iHart Lens on a monthly meditative journey through the garden’s trails and paths. Learn to use art, yoga, breathing techniques, and writing activities to awaken the senses and open yourself to a deeper consciousness.

Walks take place outdoors; in inclement weather, meditative activities will be brought indoors. These events are physical as well as mindful.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f562aa133ea.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:14:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Readings and Performances in Response to Zoe Leonard's 'I Want a President']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/readings-and-performances-in-response-to-zoe-leonards-i-want-a-president http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/readings-and-performances-in-response-to-zoe-leonards-i-want-a-president Date: November 6, 2016

High Line Art hosts an afternoon of readings and performances in response to Zoe Leonard's I want a president (1992), which is currently on view on the western pillar of The Standard, High Line, through November 17, 2016. Readings and performances will be presented by Morgan Bassichis, Justin Vivian Bond, Mel Elberg, Malik Gaines and Alexandro Segade, Sharon Hayes, Layli Long Soldier, Fred Moten, Eileen Myles, Pamela Sneed, and Wu Tsang. Learn more about the participants here.

The event is free with RSVP and open to the public.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.74290084838900000, -74.00720214843800000 Thu, 03 Nov 2016 15:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Skills: Finding and Purifying Water]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/outdoor-skills-finding-and-purifying-water http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/outdoor-skills-finding-and-purifying-water Date: November 6, 2016

Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world. All programs are family friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years old and older.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

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

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.87005996704101600, -73.92106628417969000 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:30:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Changes: What Happens in Autumn?]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/seasonal-changes-what-happens-in-autumn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/seasonal-changes-what-happens-in-autumn Date: November 6, 2016

Every Autumn, NYC bursts with color. Have you ever wondered why leaves change color? Are you also curious about why the days seem shorter? And, where are all the animals? What changes happen in nature as winter approaches? Bring these and other questions with you to explore the changes of the season with Dr A.

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/580e53c603007.jpg Mon, 31 Oct 2016 12:30:47 EDT
<![CDATA[What's in Bloom in the Heather Garden? November Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/whats-in-bloom-in-the-heather-garden-november-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/whats-in-bloom-in-the-heather-garden-november-tour Date: November 6, 2016

Join a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park with horticulturist Madeline Byrne and learn about the dozens of plants currently in bloom. Learn about the garden's history and how the Heather Garden compares with the plants found at the New York Botanical Garden, where Madeline Byrne has over 15 years of experience.

These tours are wheelchair accessible but people with mobility issues may find them challenging because of the park's steep paths.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/580a879b03086.jpg Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/hattie-carthan-herban-farm-and-apothecary-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/hattie-carthan-herban-farm-and-apothecary-market Date: November 6, 2016

The Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary opens this Sunday and every Sunday through Thanksgiving of this year.

Come see medicinal herbs growing in their habitat, sacred groves, a pyramid garden, a labyrinth garden, and exciting urban agriculture technologies.

There will be free cooking demonstrations and a Pick Upon Demand Farm Stand from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hattie Carthan Herban Farm

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2016-11-06 2016-11-06 1:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.69020080566406000, -73.94360351562500000 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:00:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/ed-center-open-hours Date: November 6, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

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

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/sherman-creek-stewards-forest-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/sherman-creek-stewards-forest-crew Date: November 6, 2016

On Sunday afternoons, volunteers go into Highbridge Forest and tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation. We’ll teach you everything you need to know, from native plant and tree identification to the how, why, and what of invasive species removal. Later, you can tell your friends and family how you helped preserve a forest in the middle of Manhattan!

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 291-6436

Location: 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.85340118408203000, -73.92669677734375000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Concert: Brasil Guitar Duo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/concert-brasil-guitar-duo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/concert-brasil-guitar-duo Date: November 6, 2016

The Brasil Guitar Duo is two virtuosos, both Brazilian-born and classically trained, who began their decades-long musical collaboration as teenagers. From the Baroque period to Argentinian tangos and contemporary Brazilian pop tunes, find out first-hand why Classical Guitar has called Douglas Loraand João Luiz “simply outstanding.”

Performances begin at 2:00 p.m. and last approximately one hour with no intermission.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f563024ff7c.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:14:36 EDT
<![CDATA[The History of Woodhaven]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/the-history-of-woodhaven http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/the-history-of-woodhaven Date: November 6, 2016

Join us this Sunday for a talk on the neighborhood of Woodhaven by Edward Wendell, a lifetime resident and the Executoive Director of the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society.

Once known as Woodville, a mid-18th century small farming town, Woodside grew in size and shape and later became a site of two nationally-famous racetracks: Union Course and Centerville.

Learn more on why two French men decided to invest their fortunes here and find out where the oldest tavern of NYC is located!

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

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

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/581a06e9b1a29.jpg Wed, 02 Nov 2016 13:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Civil War Living History: Lee's Forgotten General]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/civil-war-living-history-lees-forgotten-general http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/civil-war-living-history-lees-forgotten-general Date: November 6, 2016

Actor and historian, Patrick Falci, portrays Confederate Lieutenant General Ambrose Powell (A.P.) Hill in costume to illuminate the life and times of “Lee’s Forgotten General,” highlighting Hill’s service under Robert E. Lee and his leadership at several major engagements. Falci is known for his role as A.P. Hill in the film, "Gettysburg," produced by Ted Turner.

Registration is requested. To register, please call (718) 885-1461.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.87186431884765600, -73.80553436279297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5809071d723e0.jpg Thu, 03 Nov 2016 15:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Astronomy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/astronomy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/06/astronomy Date: November 6, 2016

In partnership with the Urban Park Rangers, Arts, Culture & Fun presents astronomy in the park!

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-11-06 2016-11-06 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57e44ba62432e.jpg Thu, 06 Oct 2016 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Holiday Food Drive]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/holiday-food-drive http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/holiday-food-drive Date: November 7, 2016

Help St. Mary's Recreation Center feed the hungry.

Drop off your donations of canned and dry foods in our lobby for donation. You're also welcome to learn more about us, so please ask if you'd like a tour.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-11-07 2016-11-07 8:00 am 10:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Mon, 07 Nov 2016 10:30:06 EST
<![CDATA[Open House Week]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/open-house-week http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/open-house-week Date: November 7, 2016

Business and community members are invited to enjoy a morning and afternoon at our Open House. Visitors can meet our managers, utilize our fitness rooms, participate in sports clinics, and join our Shape Up NYC classes.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2016-11-07 2016-11-07 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Fri, 04 Nov 2016 17:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition - My Father's Son: Photographs by Irwin Silver and Mitchell Silver]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/exhibition-my-fathers-son-photographs-by-irwin-silver-and-mitchell-silver http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/exhibition-my-fathers-son-photographs-by-irwin-silver-and-mitchell-silver Date: November 7, 2016

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

This exhibition is open Mondays-Fridays through November 30.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-11-07 2016-11-07 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5804ea045a610.jpeg Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:45:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body Date: November 7, 2016

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-11-07 2016-11-07 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f3f4becd982.jpg Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:15:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival Date: November 7, 2016

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-11-07 2016-11-07 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66170120239258000, -73.97080230712890000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour Date: November 7, 2016

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to the Park's northernmost highlights, including Conservatory Garden, the Harlem Meer, and the North Woods.

The tour starts inside Central Park at 106th Street and Fifth Avenue. Tour ends at the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues).

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-11-07 2016-11-07 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.79430007934570000, -73.95120239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/580502ac860fa.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:15:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Fun Programs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/learn-to-play-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/learn-to-play-flag-football Date: November 7, 2016

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-11-07 2016-11-07 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:15:12 EDT
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Winter Supply Giveaway]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/greenthumb-winter-supply-giveaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/greenthumb-winter-supply-giveaway Date: November 7, 2016

Pick up basic winter maintenance supplies for your registered GreenThumb garden, including the following items:

  • two 50 pound bags of calcium chloride pellets
  • one dozen gloves
  • ice breaker
  • shovel

One pickup is permitted per garden group. If another garden group is picking up for your group, please call the GreenThumb office at (212) 602-5300 beforehand to confirm details. Pick-ups for multiple groups must be arranged with GreenThumb.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: La Plaza Cultural

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2016-11-07 2016-11-07 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.72529983520500000, -73.97859954834000000 Mon, 07 Nov 2016 12:45:03 EST
<![CDATA[Open House Week]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/open-house-week1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/open-house-week1 Date: November 7, 2016

Business and community members are invited to enjoy a morning and afternoon at our Open House. Visitors can meet our managers, utilize our fitness rooms, participate in sports clinics, and join our Shape Up NYC classes.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

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

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X044 St. James Park 2016-11-07 2016-11-07 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Fri, 04 Nov 2016 17:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Retro Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/retro-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/11/07/retro-basketball Date: November 7, 2016

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-11-07 2016-11-07 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:00:17 EDT