NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:26:05 GMT <![CDATA[Bi-weekly Gardening Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/biweekly-gardening-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/biweekly-gardening-club Date: July 27, 2017

Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone. Gardening is shown to be very beneficial for both body and mind, as wel as our planet.

All ages and experience are welcome.

All gloves, tools, and other necessary materials will be provided.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Stuyvesant Square

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.73379898071289000, -73.98439788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5946c9f0d68f7.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp: Mini Camp 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/mini-camp-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/mini-camp-2017 Date: July 27, 2017

Join us each week for activities and adventures, including one off-site visit to the Carousel for All Children at Willowbrook Park.

For kids ages 3 to 5 years old.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947d62e8c0f1.png Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Union Square South Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-union-square-south-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-union-square-south-plaza Date: July 27, 2017

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


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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.73600006103515600, -73.99079895019531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594002a3c6dfb.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: July 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

For more information, please review these Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5708015809ab2.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Special Express Arts 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/special-express-arts-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/special-express-arts-2 Date: July 27, 2017

This art workshop engages special needs adults through art for self expression.

Due to limited space, please call to schedule your group's visit. Groups are schediled for every two weeks.

Everyone should bring their own small, clean rocks, ready for painting.

Themes
May: Painting Cardboard Coaster
June: Painting on Rocks-Nature

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Broadway in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/broadway-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/broadway-in-bryant-park Date: July 27, 2017

The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows. Hosted by LiteFM DJs.

JULY 6

Hosted by Christine Nagy and includes performances from:
Preshow: Winner of Steinway’s Rising Star on Broadway Contest
STOMP
Groundhog Day
Wicked
The Phantom of the Opera

JULY 13

Hosted by Delilah and includes performances from:
Preshow: Aruba Tourist Authority Carnival Dancers
Kinky Boots
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
School of Rock
Soulpepper on 42nd Street

JULY 20

Today’s show is hosted by Rich Kaminski and includes performances from:
Waitress
Chicago
Cats
Spamilton: An American Parody

JULY 27

Hosted by Delilah and includes performances from:
A Bronx Tale
Anastasia: Home at Last
Avenue Q
The Imbible

AUGUST 3

Hosted by Bob Bronson and includes performances from:
Preshow: Aruba Tourist Authority Carnival Dancers
Miss Saigon
Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
Broadway Dreams

AUGUST 10

Hosted by Helen Little and includes performances from:
Preshow: Brooke Shapiro
Come From Away
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Bandstand
Curvy Widow

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 12:30 pm 1:30 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d62fe38f2a.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Sing-a-Long Thursdays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/bryant-park-singalong-thursdays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/bryant-park-singalong-thursdays Date: July 27, 2017

Join award-winning musicians at the piano on the upper terrace for our popular sing-a-longs to showtunes and crowd favorites.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/kids-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/kids-imaginative-arts Date: July 27, 2017

Get your creative juices flowing with imaginative art. Cell phone photography is part of the activities. Kids will create pieces combining 2D and 3D for creative effect. Use your cell phone camera to capture your 3D effect

Needed: Cell phone camera

Monthly Kids Imaginative Arts Projects

  • July: 3D Illusion - Stand it Up, 3D Hole, Sliding Water Drop, Floating Sphere
  • August: Pencil Sketch and Things Galore (2D and 3D combined)
  • Sseptember: Silhouettes Abalze (silouhettes and color mix)

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/ed-center-open-hours Date: July 27, 2017

Explore the park like never before with signature exhibits, interactive displays, and arts and crafts. This summer's themes will include pollination and the estuary.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70410156250000000, -73.99019622802734000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/basketball-clinic Date: July 27, 2017

Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2. Each program will include yoga to enhance flexibility, or flag football for agility training. Recommended for ages 8 to 17 years old.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/kayaking Date: July 27, 2017

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

photo by Etienne Frossard, courtesy of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 5:30 pm 6:45 pm 40.69950103759765600, -73.99819946289062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594c3bdf1f3ca.jpg Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Wheelchair Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/nyc-parks-wheelchair-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/nyc-parks-wheelchair-softball Date: July 27, 2017

We’re looking forward to another successful and exciting season of wheelchair softball! Come out and learn the game--all you have to do is show up! Just bring your sports chair, or we can provide one for you if you're looking to play! Volunteers are welcome to join and assist with the game activities.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (631) 374-2337

Location: Victory Field (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 5:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.70140075683600000, -73.85299682617200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593089678b5ab.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 12:30:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Growing Plants for Dye]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/growing-plants-for-dye http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/growing-plants-for-dye Date: July 27, 2017

Many of the beautiful plants that we grow in the garden can also be used to color yarn and cloth. Orange cosmos makes vibrant golds. Marigolds make yellow. Purple basil makes olive green. And there's lots more besides! This workshop will cover how to plan a dye plant garden, and then we'll get to work dying some yarn! Registered GreenThumb community garden groups may be eligible to take away a length of colored yarn.

Facilitated by Mark Leger, GreenThumb community gardener at Phoenix Community Garden

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: Phoenix Community Garden

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<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym Date: July 27, 2017

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593e9fe86de25.jpg Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: West Side Evening Stroll]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/central-park-tour-west-side-evening-stroll http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/central-park-tour-west-side-evening-stroll Date: July 27, 2017

Join us after work for an evening stroll along part of Central Park’s West side. Central Park Conservancy guides lead you on a casual walk from the southwest corner of Central Park to Tavern on the Green.

Learn about the Maine Monument, west side arches, Heckscher Ballfields, Sheep Meadow, and Tavern on the Green on this tour designed for New York summer evenings.

There are a few inclines. The tour starts inside the Park at the Central Park Conservancy kiosk at Merchants Gate (Central Park South/59th Street and Central Park West) and ends at Tavern on the Green (Central Park West between 66th and 67th Streets). 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: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.76825795574400000, -73.98132359981500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579f7dacd1f17.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/free-yoga-morris-jumel-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/free-yoga-morris-jumel-mansion Date: July 27, 2017

Calm your mind and refresh your senses in the serene gardens of the Morris-Jumel Mansion, on Thursday evenings starting in June. Practitioners of all levels welcome to join this free flow and let go class.

An open-level vinyasa practice to pick up the pace and get you through the rest of your week with clear mind, open heart, and pep in your step. Shake off that mid-week slump and apply alignment principles adopted in Sunday's class to this rhythmic release flo

Instructor: Jacob Lacopo

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59270d2732d78.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Open Track Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/open-track-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/open-track-night Date: July 27, 2017

This weekly event is an opportunity for adult runners and walkers of all abilities to utilize world-class Icahn Stadium! Once a month, Open Track Nights will also feature a free introductory running form seminar.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.79322814941406000, -73.92541503906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b59fca4a92b.jpg Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:15:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/bryant-park-yoga Date: July 27, 2017

Perfect your downward dog under the trees at our 14th season of outdoor yoga classes. Open to everyone of all ages and skill levels.

Class held on the lawn.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b41d040b77.jpg Tue, 16 May 2017 14:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Barefoot Dancing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/barefoot-dancing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/barefoot-dancing Date: July 27, 2017

Kick off your shoes and dance on the lush, green Van Cortlandt House Museum Lawn.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.89114379882812500, -73.89489746093750000 Wed, 03 May 2017 14:29:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Garden Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/evening-garden-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/evening-garden-walk Date: July 27, 2017

Enjoy an evening stroll in the gardens with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5938377c6e4fd.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/evening-yoga Date: July 27, 2017

Enjoy yoga on the lawn select Thursday evenings. Participants should bring a mat, dress appropriately, and expect to be outside unless precipitation or excessive humidity occurs. Classes are offered in partnership with Yoga Haven. All levels welcome.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593837c5b2677.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Senior Movement]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/summer-on-the-hudson-senior-movement http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/summer-on-the-hudson-senior-movement Date: July 27, 2017

Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and intergenerational company members lead a dance workshop focusing on seniors of all ages and abilities. Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c06ee019eff.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow Date: July 27, 2017

Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level.

Veteran Nina Semczuk helps you cultivate strength, flexibility, balance, and focus while enjoying yoga outdoors.

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78425352978800000, -73.98408865928600000 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/summer-on-the-hudson-everybody-tango http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/summer-on-the-hudson-everybody-tango Date: July 27, 2017

Enjoy Argentine Tango with an introductory lesson, music, and dancing in the open air led by Strictly Tango NYC.

Lessons take place at 6:45 and at 7:45.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c07e0a115eb.JPG Tue, 30 May 2017 11:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway Date: July 27, 2017

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance which combines Latin and African dance steps.

Sponsored by Sweet and Low and Coordinated by District Leader Lew Simon

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk)

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Q163 Rockaway Beach Boardwalk 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.57970046997100000, -73.82969665527300000 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-with-the-city-stompers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-with-the-city-stompers Date: July 27, 2017

City Stompers presents Kitty & The Cosmic String Coalition!

Hailing from Virginia, Kitty & The Cosmic String Coalition are stopping at Bushwick Inlet Park on their way to the Newport Folk Festival to play a Square Dance for all.

Join the ruckus. Bring the whole family. All dances led by City Stompers’ Megan Downes.

Teen phenom Kitty Amaral brings her fiery fiddle to NYC for the first time! Joined by City Stompers’ favorite Virginian Danny Knicely on acoustic rhythm guitar and Aimee Curl on upright bass. Come over to Bushwick Inlet Park for a whole evening of southern Appalachian traditional music. Stomp your feet, hold hands with your neighbors and learn how to do traditional mountain square dances with each other.

This event is free and open all!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 718 965-8938

Location: Bushwick Inlet Park Center (in Bushwick Inlet Park)

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B529 Bushwick Inlet Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.72172493331700000, -73.96043425798400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5939659859d49.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1: The Prince and the Rebel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/shakespeares-henry-iv-part-1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/shakespeares-henry-iv-part-1 Date: July 27, 2017

The Hip to Hip Theatre Company and NYC Parks present Shakespeare's play live in the park. The main performance begins at 7:30 p.m.

Henry IV, Part 1: The Prince and the Rebel
Prince Hal is caught between two worlds: in the tavern, he carouses with a wild bunch, led by the scoundrel Falstaff, but at court, the King presses him to shoulder his responsibilities as heir to the throne. Meanwhile, the rebellious Hotspur threatens to destroy the kingdom. Shakespeare's action-packed coming-of-age story asks “What makes a good leader?”

Kids' Program: Kids and the Classics - 7:00 p.m.
This free interactive workshop is the companion piece to our program of Free Shakespeare in the Parks. It is offered 30 minutes before every performance, and it is designed for children ages 4 to 12. It gives children a chance to interact with the text by previewing the characters and situations, and creating links between the text and their own lives through theatre games and close reading of text.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.77134323120117000, -73.76530456542969000 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/nyrr-open-run-flushing-meadows-corona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/nyrr-open-run-flushing-meadows-corona-park Date: July 27, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.74265728919200000, -73.84999632835400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa514d21db.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Axis project Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: July 27, 2017

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

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-360-3341

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2017-07-27 2017-07-27 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5935748febf61.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[We Rock Then We Soul Tour featuring Beginnings and Elements]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/we-rock-then-we-soul-tour-featuring-beginnings-and-elements http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/we-rock-then-we-soul-tour-featuring-beginnings-and-elements Date: July 27, 2017

Beginnings and Elements come together to bring you the timeless music of Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire in one unforgettable concert experience!

Sponsored by Astoria Bank and The Forest Park Trust, Inc.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.69939422607422000, -73.85723114013672000 Mon, 01 May 2017 14:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Journey to the Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/journey-to-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/journey-to-the-stars Date: July 27, 2017

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 8:30 pm 10:30 am 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Matrix (1999)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/movies-under-the-stars-the-matrix-1999 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/movies-under-the-stars-the-matrix-1999 Date: July 27, 2017

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

Celebrate Throwback Thursdays with us this July and August with our 90’s Edition of the Tony Dapolito Rooftop Movie Festival!

A hacker learns his world is a virtual-reality simulation run by malevolent machines and joins a group of superpowered revolutionaries aiming to tear down the system. Rated R (Not suitable for younger audiences; viewer discretion is advised).

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5948269fa5899.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Singin' in the Rain (1952)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/movies-under-the-stars-singin-in-the-rain-1952 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/27/movies-under-the-stars-singin-in-the-rain-1952 Date: July 27, 2017

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

In this lighthearted musical spoof of the early days of Hollywood, a 1920s silent-film star falls for a spunky chorus girl, much to the dismay of his diva-ish leading lady.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Baseball Field (in Corlears Hook Park)

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M017 Corlears Hook Park 2017-07-27 2017-07-27 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.71189738028600000, -73.97758483886700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59482796f3143.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/the-fence Date: July 28, 2017

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

Start time: 0:00 am

End time: 11:59 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 0:00 am 11:59 pm 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/competitive-rowing-camp Date: July 28, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-28 2017-07-28 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c056b59d2b3.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/introduction-to-meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/introduction-to-meditation Date: July 28, 2017

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 8:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 8:00 am 8:45 am 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59442755cc0f0.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: July 28, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated Date: July 28, 2017

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

About the Artists

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 28, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Stapleton Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-stapleton-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-stapleton-playground Date: July 28, 2017

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


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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Stapleton Playground

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R061 Stapleton Playground 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.62325565730000000, -74.07964130390000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594002f8d2e14.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Adult Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/adult-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/adult-imaginative-arts Date: July 28, 2017

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

July: Decorative Wine Bottles

August: Pencil Sketch and Things Galore

September: Silhouettes Ablaze

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d640a27d67.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/free-community-rowing-at-van-cortlandt-park-lake-in-the-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/free-community-rowing-at-van-cortlandt-park-lake-in-the-bronx Date: July 28, 2017

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

This is a great chance to explore a beautiful park, learn to use the sculling boat, and introduce others to the joy of rowing. Community rowing is free and open to all; no experience or reservations necessary.

Check the Village Community Boathouse's social media feeds on Facebook and Twitter for possible last-minute changes due to weather or other circumstances. Or, visit their website at VCB.NYC. Email mailinglist@vcb.nyc to join the mailing list for updates.

For specifics on the Van Cortlandt Park lake row, please email VCPark@vcb.nyc.

Volunteers
We always apprecite volunteers. Those kind enough to help with the setup, please go to the container in the parking lot south of the lake. Volunteers should meet at 4:00 p.m.

About Free Community Rowing
The Community Rows are free sessions that include a basic introduction to rowing for first timers (safety orientation, rowing technique, and terminology) and of course plenty of actual rowing on the Hudson River. The rows take place in five-person wooden rowboats that Village Community Boathouse builds onsite. The rows last, depending on river conditions and rower level experience, between one and three hours.Most of these rows have mixed crews with those that have never been on the river before and some old hands. Visit the Village Community Boathouse's website for more information and photos!

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 229-2059

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 4:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.88915215898600000, -73.89286369085300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593cc52b52532.JPG Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Friday Picnics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/bryant-park-friday-picnics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/bryant-park-friday-picnics Date: July 28, 2017

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 5:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 Tue, 02 May 2017 15:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping and Early Morning Birding]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/family-camping-and-early-morning-birding http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/family-camping-and-early-morning-birding Date: July 28, 2017

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

Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your family into the lottery please visit our Event Registration Page on July 19, www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Inwood Hill Park

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.87160110473600000, -73.93070220947300000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:15:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/summer-on-the-hudson-freshen-up-friday http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/summer-on-the-hudson-freshen-up-friday Date: July 28, 2017

Kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.

Freshen Up Fridays take place on the last Friday of the month from May through August.

Schedule

  • May 26: Felisa - cumbia, bolero, and bossa nova mixed with R&B, soul, and hip-hop
  • June 30: St. Lenox - art-pop project of former Juilliard- trained concert violinist
  • July 28: Eljuri - lyrics of message and social consciousness with a rock guitar
  • August 25: Soul Science Lab - innovative Brooklyn-based music and multimedia duo that translates stories into soul-stirring sounds and dynamic visuals.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c07b7f9555c.JPG Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:14:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night Across from Golden Pond: Finding Dory]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/movie-night-across-from-golden-pond-finding-dory http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/movie-night-across-from-golden-pond-finding-dory Date: July 28, 2017

Enjoy a free movie night under the stars at Crocheron Park in Queens!

The film will begin 15 minutes after sunset. We will have fun activities for kids, starting at 7:30 p.m.

Finding Dory
Amnesiac blue tang Dory searches for her long-lost parents with the help of pals Nemo and Marlin. She eventually heads for California and the Monterey Marine Life Institute, evading predators along the way as she hopes to find a place she can call home.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 7:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.77134323120117000, -73.76530456542969000 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Films on the Green Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/summer-on-the-hudson-films-on-the-green-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/summer-on-the-hudson-films-on-the-green-festival Date: July 28, 2017

The French Embassy and NYC Parks present the 10th annual outdoor Films on the Green Festival featuring free French films in NYC parks.

Films to be announced.

Visit frenchculture.org for more details.

(rain dates July 22 & 29)

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:44:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Finding Dory]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/movie-under-the-stars-finding-dory http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/movie-under-the-stars-finding-dory Date: July 28, 2017

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

Amnesiac blue tang Dory searches for her long-lost parents with the help of pals Nemo and Marlin. She eventually heads for California and the Monterey Marine Life Institute, evading predators along the way as she hopes to find a place she can call home.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Crocheron Park

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.77040100097656000, -73.76730346679688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58e68ae9b35ef.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Good Dinosaur (2015)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/movies-under-the-stars-the-good-dinosaur-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/movies-under-the-stars-the-good-dinosaur-2015 Date: July 28, 2017

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

In a world where the dinosaurs never went extinct, a lost dinosaur befriends a prehistoric boy while searching for his family.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: White Playground (in White Park)

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M148 White Park 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.79159927368164000, -73.94589996337890000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5948284933b4f.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/coney-island-friday-night-fireworks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/28/coney-island-friday-night-fireworks Date: July 28, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 372-2592

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

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2017-07-28 2017-07-28 9:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.57329940795900000, -73.97799682617200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593b19357d31e.jpg Fri, 09 Jun 2017 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/the-fence Date: July 29, 2017

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

Start time: 0:00 am

End time: 11:59 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 0:00 am 11:59 pm 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Socrates Farmers Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/socrates-farmers-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/socrates-farmers-market Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947f17e651b7.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Van Cortlandt Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/van-cortlandt-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/van-cortlandt-track-club Date: July 29, 2017

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.88800048828125000, -73.89679718017578000 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/bird-walks Date: July 29, 2017

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Mon, 01 May 2017 11:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga on the Beach: Beginner Hatha Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/yoga-on-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/yoga-on-the-beach Date: July 29, 2017

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

Bring a mat, large towel, or blanket.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.58000183105469000, -73.82879638671875000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f9299c8de8e.jpg Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:44:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water.

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

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835d712e52a1.JPG Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:45:10 EST
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/parent-and-me-yoga Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5727c6e903b5c.jpg Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Soundview Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/nyrr-open-run-soundview-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/nyrr-open-run-soundview-park Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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X118 Soundview Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.82009887695300000, -73.87239837646500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940551462ae4.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa3317c06c.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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B018 Canarsie Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.62897491455078000, -73.89597320556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa366dd267.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated Date: July 29, 2017

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

About the Artists

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-park Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86990581800800000, -73.92093217372900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa38c0d02e.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.81381420348400000, -73.91180372238200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa3f846bdb.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/kayaking Date: July 29, 2017

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

photo by Etienne Frossard, courtesy of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.69950103759765600, -73.99819946289062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594c3c3d775a9.jpg Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 29, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/free-yoga-brooklyn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/free-yoga-brooklyn Date: July 29, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Garden of Hope

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2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.68339920043945000, -73.94010162353516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59270718b4bed.JPG Tue, 30 May 2017 17:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/free-yoga-brooklyn1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/free-yoga-brooklyn1 Date: July 29, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Jane Bailey Memorial Garden

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2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.68759918212890600, -73.95819854736328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59270a3428d90.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/free-yoga-east-harlem http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/free-yoga-east-harlem Date: July 29, 2017

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

Free yoga mats available for temporary use.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target East Harlem Community Garden

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2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.79660034179687500, -73.93409729003906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59270f7b85227.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Birding: Osprey Watch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/birding-osprey-watch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/birding-osprey-watch Date: July 29, 2017

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.60469818115234400, -73.93029785156250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5939c7b5d046c.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 18:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Sundials and Sunprints]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/family-art-project-sundials-and-sunprints http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/family-art-project-sundials-and-sunprints Date: July 29, 2017

Celebrate the glory of sunshine. Through handmade sundials, learn about the sun’s shadows and discover a simple and fun way to tell time. Add a traditional motto or create your own. Then, using shapes, found natural materials and special paper, create a print using only the sun’s rays.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59383817ed76c.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/shape-up-zumbaadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/shape-up-zumbaadults Date: July 29, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:14:57 EST
<![CDATA[Green Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/green-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/green-team Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

New volunteers, please complete this form to RSVP.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:15:23 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance Date: July 29, 2017

Experience the joy of movement and dance.

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

Open to all levels and ages.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 26 May 2017 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park Date: July 29, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[DogSpeak]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/dogspeak http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/dogspeak Date: July 29, 2017

Learn how to communicate better with your pet. Each person must be accompanied by a dog.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Canine Court (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.89839935302734400, -73.89579772949219000 Tue, 09 May 2017 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut Date: July 29, 2017

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a4ab18fbc.JPG Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park Date: July 29, 2017

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

Colorful outfits are encouraged!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c07c687d486.JPG Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

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

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

For more information, please review these Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5708015809ab2.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/garden-highlights-walk Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59383991ee0bb.jpg Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/central-park-tour-conservatory-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/central-park-tour-conservatory-garden Date: July 29, 2017

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79349899291992000, -73.95189666748047000 Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Feral Cat Caretaker Certificate]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/feral-cat-caretaker-certificate http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/feral-cat-caretaker-certificate Date: July 29, 2017

Learn the basics of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and colony care in this hands-on workshop. Attending a TNR certification workshop is the first step to gain the knowledge and skills needed to help the feral and stray community cats in your garden. Upon completion of the workshop, you will become a Certified TNR Caretaker and be eligible for free or low-cost spay/neuter, trap loans, transportation for cats and traps, educational and networking events, newsletters, community outreach materials, and other services and support.

Facilitated by NYC Feral Cat Initiative and ASPCA.

Este taller se ofrecerá con traducción al Español.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)

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M014 Jackie Robinson Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.82419967651367000, -73.94249725341797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592f30a3b672f.jpg Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Public Art and Yoga In Fort Greene Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/public-art-and-yoga-in-fort-greene-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/public-art-and-yoga-in-fort-greene-park Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

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

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.69319915771484400, -73.97389984130860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5943e0805358f.JPG Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Clinton Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-clinton-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-clinton-playground Date: July 29, 2017

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


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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Clinton Playground (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.83501924189600000, -73.89810621738400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59400356cf389.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/stories-at-the-statue-of-hans-christian-andersen Date: July 29, 2017

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

Katie Green will share the H.C. Andersen story "Will-O'Wisp" and Peninnah Schram will share the Jewish story "The Rooster Who Would be King."

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77450180053711000, -73.96779632568360000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Rowing on Prospect Park Lake]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/rowing-on-prospect-park-lake-free http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/rowing-on-prospect-park-lake-free Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 229-2059

Location: The Well House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.65684512758200000, -73.97034907341000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592238ca05299.JPG Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Ranger's Choice: Idlewild Birding by Canoe Excursion (Advanced)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/rangers-choice-edlewild-birding-by-canoe-excursion-advanced http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/rangers-choice-edlewild-birding-by-canoe-excursion-advanced Date: July 29, 2017

On this program, enjoy a paddle in the wetlands of Jamaica Bay and view the incredible birds of this habitat.

Prior canoe or kayaking experience is required. This event is available to ages 8 and older only. Participants are chosen via lottery. To register, please visit our Event Registration page. Registration opens on Wednesday, July 19.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Idlewild Park

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Q392 Idlewild Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.65250015258789000, -73.75489807128906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59372202ced05.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

Organized & curated by Gail Middleton / Creative Photographers Guild

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59088cfc9d17a.jpg Tue, 02 May 2017 15:14:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/rocking-the-boat-free-community-rowing-sailing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/rocking-the-boat-free-community-rowing-sailing Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

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

Free Sailing

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 466-5799

Location: Hunts Point Riverside Park

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X336 Hunts Point Riverside Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 1:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81750106811523400, -73.88240051269531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5909ec80b4a13.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:15:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/union-square-park-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/union-square-park-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

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

Tours are held every Saturday (except major holidays).

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.73630142211914000, -73.99009704589844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5876ae30340f5.jpg Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:15:02 EST
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/activity-table Date: July 29, 2017

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-29 2017-07-29 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929741d3ec6e.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570803bf842f4.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Tending to a Growing Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/tending-to-a-growing-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/tending-to-a-growing-garden Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59494657ecd13.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: July 29, 2017

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

Monthly Paper Arts and Crafts Projects

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/crochet-basics-accessories-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/crochet-basics-accessories-adults Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

Monthly Crochet Projects

  • July: Boho Bracelet
  • August: Delicate Crochet Bracelet - White or ecru mercerized cotton threa #10 #6 steel crochet hook
  • September: Two Color Scarf - Two colors #4 acrylic yarn #H crochet hook

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/bargemusic-family-concerts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/bargemusic-family-concerts Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:44:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/family-camping http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/family-camping Date: July 29, 2017

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

To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Registration opens on Wednesday, July 19. Selected parties will be notified of meeting locations and other details.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

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

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.53039932250976600, -74.17379760742188000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5937224b344d8.jpg Tue, 06 Jun 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/movies-under-the-stars-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/29/movies-under-the-stars-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them Date: July 29, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-07-29 2017-07-29 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.86339950561523400, -73.93009948730469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59482be344668.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-fence Date: July 30, 2017

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

Start time: 0:00 am

End time: 11:59 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 0:00 am 11:59 pm 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nyrr-open-run-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nyrr-open-run-marine-park Date: July 30, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.60794394557300000, -73.93746501207400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa422a8c80.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:04 EDT