NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2018 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:50:07 GMT <![CDATA[It's My Park at Jerome Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-jerome-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-jerome-park Date: May 20, 2018

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors for a clean up day in Fort Independence Park and along Sedgwick Avenue.

No previous experience necessary. Volunteers under 18 yr must be accompanied by an adult or present a parental/guardian consent form (available via group leader).

We look forward to cleaning up the park with you! For more information email jeromeparkfans@gmail.com.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 841-6032

Location: Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground)

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X020 Fort Independence Playground 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.88128663866900000, -73.89645887766800000 Thu, 10 May 2018 10:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Bees and Flowers Tour of The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/bees-and-flowers-tour-of-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/bees-and-flowers-tour-of-the-battery Date: May 20, 2018

Immerse yourself in the extraordinary world of bees and flowers, and see inside an active beehive, on this urban beekeeping tour!

Visit the exceptional Gardens of Remembrance and The Battery Bosque where more than 100 aromatic and native plants flourish. Tour the largest free perennial gardens in North America, which are home to some of the 410 types of bees found in New York. You’ll be introduced to the many different kinds of bees at The Battery by The Honeybee Conservancy, a partner organization that installs native and honey bees throughout New York City and the U.S. End your visit in a way that few get to experience: with a close-up exploration of an active, living beehive!

You’ll walk away with a clearer understanding of the importance of native and honey bees and what you can do to help the health and survival of this key species.

When: Sunday, May 20 at 10:00am to 11:00am Please arrive 10 minutes early as the tour will begin right at 10:00am.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 212-344-3491

Location: The Battery Playground (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.70294189453100000, -74.01572418212900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afc3a21a0708.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 13:14:42 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Fitness Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/fitness-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/fitness-festival Date: May 20, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled. Due to impending inclement weather this event is postponed. Please visit the Parks website for updates for a new date.

Fun and healthy event featuring free fitness classes, obstacle course, brain games, flexibility exercises, dance fitness and other fun activities encouraging more movement and play into their everyday life.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Bush Clinton Park (in Red Hook Recreation Area)

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B126 Red Hook Recreation Area 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.67369842529297000, -74.00340270996094000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afcad833022f.jpg Fri, 18 May 2018 12:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Spring It's My Park Day at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/spring-its-my-park-day-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/spring-its-my-park-day-at-fort-tryon-park Date: May 20, 2018

Need volunteer hours for school or work? Want to help out in your neighborhood? Fort Tryon Park welcomes you! Help prep the park by assisting the Friends Committee and NYC Parks staff by painting, planting, weeding, and more!

Wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Tools and gloves will be provided.

Groups must RSVP by emailing info@FortTryonParkTrust.org by May 7.

Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.85929870605469000, -73.93409729003906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58a4c1a7b46bd.jpg Fri, 09 Mar 2018 15:15:01 EST
<![CDATA[Introducing…The Bug Club: The Greenbelt Amateur Entomologist Society - High Rock Pond Dip]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/introducingthe-bug-club-the-greenbelt-amateur-entomologist-society http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/introducingthe-bug-club-the-greenbelt-amateur-entomologist-society Date: May 20, 2018

Learn what it takes to be an Amateur Entomologist by exploring the world of insects! The Bug Club is an educational mini-series that explores the anatomy, life-cycles and the natural history of bugs through engaging activities, bug excursions in the Greenbelt, and live insect demos.

Ages 5+. Donations are welcome.

The Bug Club: High Rock Pond Dip!
Discover the complex world of pond life, as we search for the freshwater invertebrates that call the waters of the Greenbelt home.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aaace4626981.png Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Bird Calls Mural]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/family-art-project-bird-calls-mural http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/family-art-project-bird-calls-mural Date: May 20, 2018

Join returning visiting artist Virva Hinnemo to construct and paint a collaborative mural with sculptural branches—a forest mural that will be animated with bird calls! Make your own individual, lightweight, cardboard bird that will flutter into the mural or hover on sticks on the ceiling.

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 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad4ac574d288.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 13:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/yoga-in-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/yoga-in-the-garden Date: May 20, 2018

Through July, enjoy Sunday mornings in the garden as the setting for your yoga practice. Classes are led by certified Yoga Haven instructors.

All levels welcome; please bring a mat and be on time. Indoor space is provided in case of rain.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad4b3a7492cd.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 13:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-lt-lia-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-lt-lia-playground Date: May 20, 2018

Please note: this event has been postponed until May 27.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Lt. Lia Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (347) 489-3060

Location: Wall Street and St. Marks Place (in Lt. Lia Playground)

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R111 Lt. Lia Playground 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.64333096315300000, -74.07913684845000000 Tue, 08 May 2018 11:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Brower Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-brower-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-brower-park Date: May 20, 2018

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Brower Park Butterfly Garden (in Brower Park)

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B012 Brower Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.67375339583000000, -73.94314825534800000 Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:14:25 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Soundview Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-soundview-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-soundview-park Date: May 20, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Soundview Park to amplify the Butterfly Meditation Garden. We will mainly be pulling invasive plants and vines, planting, doing a general maintenance of garden, and general park cleanup. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 347-293-7032

Location: Soundview Park Butterfly Meditation Garden (in Soundview Park)

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X118 Soundview Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.81898351981300000, -73.87987279892000000 Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:29:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Audubon Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-audubon-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-audubon-playground Date: May 20, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Audubon Playground / Union Communal of Washington Heights & Inwood to do some general clean up and planting at Audubon Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Playground

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M240 Audubon Playground 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.84149932861300000, -73.93810272216800000 Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:14:26 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Thomas Jefferson Park Dog Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-thomas-jefferson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-thomas-jefferson-park Date: May 20, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Tom's Dog Run Committee to do a general clean up and planting at Thomas Jefferson Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Toms Dog Run (in Thomas Jefferson Park)

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M047 Thomas Jefferson Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.79240036010700000, -73.93560028076200000 Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:29:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/yoga Date: May 20, 2018

Socrates offers Vinyasa Yoga presented by 3 unique practioners with varying styles and backgrounds: 9:30 a.m. Saturday classes are taught by Jennifer Batson, 11:00 a.m. Saturday classes by Morgan Miller; Sunday classes are led by Yojaida Estrella. In all classes, participants flow through a series of connected yoga poses with an awareness of the breath in this welcoming waterfront environment of nature and art.

Yoga classes are designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or a towel.

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:59:07 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Pelham Parkway North]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/imp-project-pelham-parkway-north http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/imp-project-pelham-parkway-north Date: May 20, 2018

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Pelham Parkway North to beautify our green space and remove weeds at Pelham Parkway North and Wallace Avenue. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 285-6700

Location: Pelham Parkway North and Wallace Avenue

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2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.85791790000000000, -73.86466170000000000 Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:59:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Goalball Hosted by the NY Knights]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/goalball-hosted-by-the-ny-knights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/goalball-hosted-by-the-ny-knights Date: May 20, 2018

Join NYC Parks for goalball, a Paralympic sports for athletes with visual impairments. This sport is played by two blindfolded teams of three using a ball with bells on the inside to score goals against your opponent. Test your agility and hearing skills against the best!

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 10:30 am 12:30 pm 40.74829864502000000, -74.00219726562500000 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at New Dorp Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach Date: May 20, 2018

Please note: this event was rescheduled from May 19 due to weather.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean and maintain the Sandy Memorial Garden at New Dorp Beach Park. Volunteers will also assist with a litter patrol throughout the park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Parking Lot at Topping Street (in Great Kills Park)

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R016 Great Kills Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.56221980309400000, -74.09961903095200000 Thu, 17 May 2018 14:59:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Smorgasburg Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/smorgasburg-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/smorgasburg-prospect-park Date: May 20, 2018

Smorgasburg, the celebrated open-air food fair presented by Brooklyn Flea in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance, returns to Prospect Park this spring! On Sundays from April through October, over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather on Breeze Hill to offer a range of cuisines.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Breeze Hill (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.65892477964400000, -73.96616744995100000 Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:59:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Trail of the Month: Blue Trail & Saint Francis Woodlands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/trail-of-the-month-blue-trail-saint-francis-woodlands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/trail-of-the-month-blue-trail-saint-francis-woodlands Date: May 20, 2018

Enjoy spring sights and sounds on the Blue Trail, and explore the Departmental of Environmental Conservation's St. Francis Woodland.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af06bdb77c1c.png Mon, 07 May 2018 13:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Randall's Island Waterfront Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/randalls-island-waterfront-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/randalls-island-waterfront-walking-tour Date: May 20, 2018

Join the Department of City Planning, the Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Randall’s Island Park Alliance as we explore the waterfront and shoreline of Randall’s Island. Learn about the history of the island and its incredible transformation over the past century. Walk through gardens, salt marshes, and other natural habitats to discuss climate resiliency and the changing uses of our waterfront.

The tour will end at the Randall’s Island Connector to the Bronx, which links the waterfront neighborhood of Port Morris to the island.

Registration is required.

Photo credit: Vincent Laforet

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af4b1653a0f2.jpg Mon, 14 May 2018 14:44:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Historic New York: Washington's Slow Retreat to Victory]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/historic-new-york-washingtons-slow-retreat-to-victory http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/historic-new-york-washingtons-slow-retreat-to-victory Date: May 20, 2018

Urban Park Rangers specialize in the interpretation of historic turning points in our city’s long history. Join the Urban Park Rangers in exploring this pivotal moment from the American Revolution.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Thu, 10 May 2018 14:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Freshwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/freshwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/freshwater-fishing Date: May 20, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Clove Lakes Park

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.61740112304687500, -74.11170196533203000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac22b8c6f97c.JPG Thu, 05 Apr 2018 16:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: May 20, 2018

Take a self-guided tour through the Urban Farm to see the variety of fruits and vegetables that we are growing this season. Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Minetta Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-minetta-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-minetta-green Date: May 20, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Minetta Green to plant flowers and shrubs as well as clean up and beautify Minetta Green. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Minetta Green

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M125A Minetta Green 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 11:00 am 1:30 pm 40.73030090332031000, -74.00160217285156000 Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:29:17 EDT
<![CDATA[POSTPONED: It's My Park at Sugar Hill Luminaries Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-sugar-hill-luminaries-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-sugar-hill-luminaries-garden Date: May 20, 2018

NOTE: this project has been postponed until June 2nd

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with While We Are Still Here to do a general clean up and planting at Sugar Hill Garden. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-502-1751

Location: 155th Street and Edgecombe Avenue (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.83050155639648400, -73.94039916992188000 Fri, 18 May 2018 12:29:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunday Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/sunday-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/sunday-tai-chi Date: May 20, 2018

Best practiced outdoors, Tai Chi is a moving experience that exercises the body, relaxes the spirit, uplifts the heart, and heals the soul. Classes at Socrates are taught by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society.

All levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:59:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Birdy Basecamp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/birdy-basecamp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/birdy-basecamp Date: May 20, 2018

Drop by Birdy Basecamp to chat with local naturalists and bird experts from NYC Audubon. See nests, eggs, feathers, and other avian objects. View the Birdy Family Album and find out which birds call the Bronx home.

All ages are welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad4ad5a3c8e2.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 13:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Neighborhood Ecology Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/neighborhood-ecology-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/neighborhood-ecology-walk Date: May 20, 2018

As urbanization increases, connected natural areas become vitally important in sustaining biological diversity and allowing plant and animal species to move from place to place.

NYC-based naturalists Gabriel Willow and David Burglead lead a revealing exploration through the Raoul Wallenberg Forest in Riverdale Park and Wave Hill’s Abrons Woodland to see firsthand how human activity, invasive plants, and other factors have shaped the local ecology. Along the way, expect to see a surprising variety of trees, wildflowers, insects, birds and other animals that have successfully adapted to their urban habitats.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad4b482a2b17.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 13:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Skyline Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-skyline-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/its-my-park-at-skyline-playground Date: May 20, 2018

Please note: this event has been postponed until May 27.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Skyline Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (347) 489-3060

Location: Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground)

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R123 Skyline Playground 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.63980198533700000, -74.09018931486700000 Tue, 08 May 2018 11:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Ride]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/learn-to-ride http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/learn-to-ride Date: May 20, 2018

Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event!

Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first" method.

Please pre-register at https://www.bike.nyc/education/programs/learn-to-ride-kids/. For more information, please visit nyc.gov/parks or bikenewyork.org or call 311.

For accessibility information, contact Edwin Llopiz three days before the event at 718-965-8942.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Kaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park)

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B129 Kaiser Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.57770156860400000, -73.99759674072300000 Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:44:55 EDT
<![CDATA[A Lott Lawn Picnic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/a-lott-lawn-picnic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/a-lott-lawn-picnic Date: May 20, 2018

On Sunday, May 20, the Hendrick I. Lott House will be hosting its second annual fundraiser—A Lott Lawn Picnic, sponsored by Sixpoint Brewery.

Sprawl across the lush grounds to enjoy live music from the NYC-based, country-folk and raucous roots band The Good Morning Nags while sipping on a Sixpoint Sweet Action. Lawn games and children’s activities will set up on the grass.

All proceeds benefit the preservation and restoration of the Hendrick I. Lott House. Built in 1720, the Lott House is the longest single-family owned and occupied home in New York City.

Please note: The house is currently awaiting interior renovations and is closed to the public. There will be no house access during the event.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hendrick I. Lott House

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B433 Hendrick I. Lott House 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.61029815673828000, -73.93260192871094000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae0a94d71e5e.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 13:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Rowing at Pier 40]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/community-rowing-at-pier-40 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/community-rowing-at-pier-40 Date: May 20, 2018

Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing in our fleet of Whitehall Gigs. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity.

Community Rowing events 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 on site.

Please note: The rows last, depending on river conditions and crew experience, between one and three hours. Please arrive on-time as the crews will be assigned before 1:00 p.m. Bring extra water, a hat, and sunscreen as you will be rowing outdoors in the hot sun. Rowing is weather dependent and will be canceled for high winds, rain, or thunderstorms. All participants must sign a waiver and be able to climb a ladder.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 40

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2018-05-20 2018-05-20 12:00 pm 12:30 pm 40.72847662039400000, -74.01341533660900000 Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Traditions Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/traditions-festival1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/traditions-festival1 Date: May 20, 2018

King Manor Museum will host its third annual Traditions Festival on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20!

It's a weekend full of food, music, art, and crafts in Jamaica from the 18th century to modern times, with all the wonderful different cultures in our community! This is a fun event for adults and children, with hands-on activities, demonstrations, and tastings.

Crafts will include early American broom-making, blacksmithing, spinning and carding, loom weaving, costumed hearth cooking, Filipino calligraphy, Mexican dressmaking (and the opportunity to design your own calpulli dress!), Korean cooking, and more. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet artisans, ask questions, and try their hands at crafts from a wide range of cultures, or from a different time!

Live music will be provided by Talking Drums and folk musicians Larry Moser and Mary Nagin. Festival-goers are invited to tour King Manor Museum for free.

Traditions Festival is free to the public and will take place rain or shine.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aec81fcb024e.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 13:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: May 20, 2018

Over the course of the 1800s, weddings in New York City evolved from intimate private ceremonies to large, lavish affairs. This exhibition explores the changes in wedding customs as the 19th century progressed, including the trousseau, printed invitations, and the giving of gifts.

Highlights include Eliza Tredwell’s 1820 empire-style embroidered cotton wedding dress and Sarah Ann Tredwell’s 1872 silk bridal dress made in Paris, the highest fashion of the post-Civil War bustle period. Accessories include silk wedding boots, and earrings, corsage, and headpiece of wax orange blossoms.

This exhibition is on view on Thursdays through Mondays (except major holidays) from May 3 to July 30. The house is open on Thursdays from noon to 8:00 p.m. and Fridays through Mondays from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Williamsburg/Greenpoint Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/williamsburggreenpoint-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/williamsburggreenpoint-walking-tour Date: May 20, 2018

Join the Department of City Planning, Department of Parks and Recreation, Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park, Domino Park, and Neighbors Allied for Good Growth as we explore the ever-shifting necklace of transforming parcels, from industry to an array of public spaces that makes up the Williamsburg-Greenpoint waterfront. This walk will introduce the range of waterfront parks and promenades generated through the 2005 rezoning and development of the Domino sugar factory site. Public spaces to be discussed will include: Schaefer's Landing, Domino Park, Transmitter Park, North 5th Street Park and Pier, and Bushwick Inlet Park.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Williamsburg Ferry

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2018-05-20 2018-05-20 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.70861562000100000, -73.96990487679100000 Mon, 14 May 2018 14:44:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Harding Park Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/harding-park-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/harding-park-walking-tour Date: May 20, 2018

Explore the convergence of the East River, Bronx River, and Westchester Creek at Harding Park with the Department of City Planning, the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Natural Areas Conservancy. Learn about ongoing strategies to restore the marshlands of Soundview and Pugsley Creek Park, and how this will increase climate resilience.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Gildersleeve Avenue and Harding Park Avenue

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2018-05-20 2018-05-20 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.80893350000000000, -73.85816890000000000 Mon, 14 May 2018 14:44:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: May 20, 2018

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.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:46 EST
<![CDATA[Nature's Workshop: Bees]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/natures-workshop-bees http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/natures-workshop-bees Date: May 20, 2018

Join us for the Nature's Workshop series. Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity.

Without pollinators, most of our flowering plants would be unable to reproduce. Throughout evolution, flowers and animals have relied on each other for life itself. Learn about the connections between bees and other species and how to encourage them in urban landscapes.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

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

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.69219970703125000, -73.97480010986328000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:29:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Fun on the Farm]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/fun-on-the-farm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/fun-on-the-farm Date: May 20, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance at the Lefferts Historic House to learn how sheep's fleece is transformed into wool!

  • Wool Carding and Drop Spindle, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Learn how to card wool using special tools and how to spin with a drop spindle.
  • Spinning Demonstrations, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Come and meet our resident Spinner, Catherine Conrad and see how she spins wool fibers into thread.
  • Parade from the Zoo, 1:30 p.m.: Join Lefferts staff on a parade from the Zoo
  • Wool Washing, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: After the fleece is shorn from the sheep, the next step is washing it! Help staff clean the fleece and get it ready for felt balls and spinning!
  • Pom Pom Making, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: After the wool is washed and carded, you can try your hand at making a felt ball. Use the wood fibers to shape a ball and see if you can make it bounce.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/family-day1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/family-day1 Date: May 20, 2018

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, an animal show, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, a photo booth, cotton candy, and more!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Rufus King Park

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70389938354492000, -73.80339813232422000 Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Bay Waters]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/science-in-the-park-baywaters http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/science-in-the-park-baywaters Date: May 20, 2018

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Little Bay Park. We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots will be provided.

Optional registration.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.78898561356900000, -73.79389047622700000 Mon, 07 May 2018 13:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Walk: Avian Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/family-walk-avian-adventures http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/family-walk-avian-adventures Date: May 20, 2018

On this special family walk focused on birds, families will go bird-watching, using binoculars to closely observe birds in their natural habitat, with Wave Hill Environmental Educator Olivia Kalin. Through investigation of feathers, feet and skulls, discover how birds’ adaptations help them thrive in their special niches at Wave Hill.

Ages six and older are welcome with an adult.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad4b5117725f.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 13:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Gallery Drop-In with Artists and Curators]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/gallery-tour Date: May 20, 2018

Stop by Glyndor Gallery where artists and curators will be on hand to give a behind-the-scenes look at Avifauna: Interplay of Birds + Habitat. Artists will speak to their specific environmental concerns and the way that they study birds and habitat to create their work. They will share insights into their techniques and practice as artists/naturalists.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5acbd4ff10ff7.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 13:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/garden-highlights-walk Date: May 20, 2018

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5acbd78f1edb2.jpg Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:44:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Presentation: Meet the Birds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/nature-presentation-meet-the-birds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/nature-presentation-meet-the-birds Date: May 20, 2018

Many species of birds make their homes in the varied habitats in and around New York City. Meet birds of all shapes and sizes and learn about the unique adaptations that enable them to adapt and thrive in the Bronx and beyond.

See live birds and their human escorts, courtesy of Volunteers for Wildlife, a wildlife rehabilitation and education center.

Ages six and older are welcome with an adult.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad4b576b73f8.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 13:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Music in the Garden: Quintet of the Americas]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/music-in-the-garden-quintet-of-the-americas http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/music-in-the-garden-quintet-of-the-americas Date: May 20, 2018

Queens Botanical Garden welcomes back the Quintet of the Americas for their seventh annual concert at the garden. Their performance, “Americans in Paris and Back Again” will feature selections from American composers, including George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, and Quincy Jones.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-05-20 2018-05-20 3:30 pm 5:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a8d8d6cc2ee2.jpg Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Astronomy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/astronomy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/astronomy Date: May 20, 2018

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-2277

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5acf97acaaaa2.jpg Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:44:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Stargazing Club: The Full Moon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/stargazing-club-the-full-moon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/stargazing-club-the-full-moon Date: May 20, 2018

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.

Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. The Full Moon will be on full display for viewing through a telescope.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 362-1769

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.74260657788600000, -73.74107217788700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5acf97daee1cd.jpg Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:44:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/20/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle Date: May 20, 2018

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

In this update of the wonderful 1995 adventure, four high school kids discover and that you don't just play Jumanji - you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves - or they'll be stuck in the game forever. This hilarious film stars, Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Jack Black.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 10:15 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Coffey Park

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B077 Coffey Park 2018-05-20 2018-05-20 8:15 pm 10:15 pm 40.67679977416992000, -74.00869750976562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ade2b57d11dc.jpg Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:44:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/bryant-park-spring-birding-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/bryant-park-spring-birding-tours Date: May 21, 2018

Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours. Located in the heart of Midtown, Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will’s-widow!

Photo Credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-21 2018-05-21 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4dd5050cbe.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: May 21, 2018

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

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 2018-05-21 2018-05-21 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 12:14:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: May 21, 2018

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

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

Tour Reservations

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-05-21 2018-05-21 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:56 EST
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: May 21, 2018

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

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

Tour Reservations

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-05-21 2018-05-21 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:56 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: May 21, 2018

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

Details

Meet: Tour starts and ends at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location
Terrain: A few stairs
Length of Tour: approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-21 2018-05-21 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Toddler Transportation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/toddler-transportation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/toddler-transportation Date: May 21, 2018

Trains, planes and automobiles will be at the recreation center. We will spend the day learning and discovering different modes of transportation. Children will do artwork and create their own planes. They will pretend to be captains, pilots and truck drivers. We will also sing songs and play games. The program is for babies and toddlers. Adults must stay with their children for the program.

Start time: 11:15 am

End time: 12:45 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-05-21 2018-05-21 11:15 am 12:45 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adccd909b34e.png Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:44:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: May 21, 2018

Over the course of the 1800s, weddings in New York City evolved from intimate private ceremonies to large, lavish affairs. This exhibition explores the changes in wedding customs as the 19th century progressed, including the trousseau, printed invitations, and the giving of gifts.

Highlights include Eliza Tredwell’s 1820 empire-style embroidered cotton wedding dress and Sarah Ann Tredwell’s 1872 silk bridal dress made in Paris, the highest fashion of the post-Civil War bustle period. Accessories include silk wedding boots, and earrings, corsage, and headpiece of wax orange blossoms.

This exhibition is on view on Thursdays through Mondays (except major holidays) from May 3 to July 30. The house is open on Thursdays from noon to 8:00 p.m. and Fridays through Mondays from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-05-21 2018-05-21 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: May 21, 2018

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.

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Tour ends at the Dairy (mid-Park at 65th Street). Map of start location
Terrain: Moderate inclines and some stairs
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free, registration not required

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-21 2018-05-21 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81d26d65cf1.jpg Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:45:00 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience : Track and Field Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/summer-sports-experience-track-and-field-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/summer-sports-experience-track-and-field-clinic Date: May 21, 2018

Summer Sports Experience is a free program and open to the public. The track and field clinic is geared towards 6 - 13 years old. The program will run 5 weeks - May 21 - June 20 - on Mondays and Wednesdays. Please come dressed in active wear.

To sign up, please email sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:15 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-05-21 2018-05-21 3:15 pm 4:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af97744e87dd.jpg Tue, 15 May 2018 10:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/21/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 Date: May 21, 2018

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

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

Tour Reservations

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

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

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 5:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-05-21 2018-05-21 5:00 pm 5:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:57 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: May 22, 2018

Join these morning classes provided by the Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Master Hyland Harris.

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

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e1c4a664e.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 Date: May 22, 2018

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.

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 workouts, or who just don't like the gym. And, it's an affordable way to increase physical activity opportunities, because there's nothing special to build.

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:45:03 EST
<![CDATA[Spring Migration Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/spring-migration-bird-walk-at-the-battery-with-nyc-audubon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/spring-migration-bird-walk-at-the-battery-with-nyc-audubon Date: May 22, 2018

Join us for a bird walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon! Explore the diversity of migrating birds that find food and habitat in The Battery. Last spring's walks included sightings of a Blue Grosbeak, a Summer Tanager, and 21 other bird species.

The walk will be led by Gabriel Willow, an educator from NYC Audubon. Gabriel is an experienced birder and naturalist, and is well-versed in the ecology and history of New York City. He has been leading walks for NYC Audubon for more than ten years, guiding new and experienced birders in all five boroughs and beyond.

After the walk, we hope you will linger to enjoy the nation's largest perennial garden open 365 days free to the public. Learn more about The Battery at www.thebattery.org.

The Battery is located at the southern tip of Manhattan. Take the 1 train to South Ferry, the R train to Whitehall Street, or the 4 or 5 train to Bowling Green.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: 212-344-3491

Location: Netherland Monument (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.70438802777900000, -74.01459473509600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afc4adf748d4.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 13:14:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/fitness-walk Date: May 22, 2018

Join us for a free self-guided fitness walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately 2 miles). For adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Immigrantes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/immigrantes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/immigrantes Date: May 22, 2018

Immigrants
Migratory processes are inherent to humans and many other species. These processes are born of the instinct of conservation of the species. Man makes comparisons between his/her current environment and their destination, emigrating, full of dreams and hopes for a better life.

Immigrantes
Los procesos migratorios son inherentes a la especie humana y a muchas otras especies. Estos procesos nacen del instinto de conservación de la especie. El hombre hace comparaciones del entorno y el lugar de destino, emigrando cargado de sueños y esperanzas, por tener una vida mejor.

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 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae2366700295.JPG Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/its-my-park-at-tompkinsville-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/its-my-park-at-tompkinsville-park Date: May 22, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Island Voice as they clean and beautify Tompkinsville Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 273-6160

Location: Tompkinsville Park

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R024 Tompkinsville Park 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.63740158081055000, -74.07640075683594000 Tue, 22 May 2018 06:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: May 22, 2018

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

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 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 12:14:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Up-cycle to Art-Decorative Arts: Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/upcycle-to-artdecorative-arts-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/upcycle-to-artdecorative-arts-adults Date: May 22, 2018

Participants will bring their recyclable items to upcycle to art using various mediums to achieve a decorative affect. Please be aware a piece may take a few weeks to complete. Participants should bring an item they wish to work on (bottles, boxes, cans, containers, plastic, wood, carton). No soft plastics that crush or easily bend. Participants may take inspiration from the season or from art. Facilitator offers prompts, while allowing for individual expression.

April: Rain in a Bottle
May: Boxes and Things
June: Rock and Roll Diorama

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 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:59:49 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Communication and Socialization for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/communication-and-soacialization http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/communication-and-soacialization Date: May 22, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

An opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and picture communication.

Staff and family members of individuals with intellectual disabilities are welcome, as well as college students interested in a career in the field

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:14:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/garden-highlights-walk Date: May 22, 2018

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide 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 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5acbd471e760f.jpg Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:44:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Feria Internacional del Libro Cruzando Puentes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/feria-internacional-del-libro-cruzando-puentes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/feria-internacional-del-libro-cruzando-puentes Date: May 22, 2018

Facilitated by Spanish writer, Juan Navidad, Books Crossing Bridges, brings over 20 international writers for celebration of Books Crossing Bridges followed by a Q and A.

Part of the event includes the writers taking a tour of the Poe Cottage Museum House.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 07 May 2018 13:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: May 22, 2018

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

Details

Meet: Tour starts and ends at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location
Terrain: A few stairs
Length of Tour: approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: May 22, 2018

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.

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Tour ends at the Dairy (mid-Park at 65th Street). Map of start location
Terrain: Moderate inclines and some stairs
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free, registration not required

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81d26d65cf1.jpg Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:45:00 EST
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/gallery-tour Date: May 22, 2018

Learn about Glyndor Gallery exhibitions on a tour led by Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow. Avifauna: Interplay of Birds + Habitat features artworks that delve into the relationship between birds and their habitats—from the role birds play in propagating plants to changes in how natural and built environments affect migration patterns.

Artists working in photography, video, artist books, wall painting, installation, drawing and sound include Tatiana Arocha, Tanya Chaly, Marna Chester, Nina Katchadourian, Paula McCartney, Jeff Mertz, Peter Morgan, Sarah Nicholls, James Proseck, Jenna Spevek and Fred Tomaselli.

In the Sunroom Project Space, Adrienne Elise Tarver builds tactile plant sculptures that create an immersive, sheltering landscape.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5acbd4ff10ff7.jpg Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:44:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Kid's Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/kids-le-petit-art-dioramas-and-3d-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/kids-le-petit-art-dioramas-and-3d-art Date: May 22, 2018

Kids create adorable miniature art as gifts for others, or to keep. Parents and kids may participate together.

April: Rain Diorama
May: Painted Pasta Necklace or Bracelet Pendent
June: Plastic Container Maracas

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 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:44:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience : Soccer Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/summer-sports-experience-soccer-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/summer-sports-experience-soccer-clinic Date: May 22, 2018

Summer Sports Experience is a free program and open to the public. The soccer clinic is geared towards 6 - 9 years old. The program will run 5 weeks May 22 - June 21 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please come dressed in active wear.

To sign up, please email sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 5:45 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 5:00 pm 5:45 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9761530442.jpg Tue, 15 May 2018 10:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Planting Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/planting-potatoes-and-sweet-potatoes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/planting-potatoes-and-sweet-potatoes Date: May 22, 2018

Potatoes and sweet potatoes come in all shapes and colors. Learn the secrets to planting these underground wonders with an opportunity to dig in the dirt.

Please RSVP on Eventbrite.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: Urban Harvest Community Garden

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2018-05-22 2018-05-22 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.68908600000000000, -73.92764200000000000 Mon, 07 May 2018 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Forum: Share Your Ideas for a Resilient East Harlem]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/community-forum-share-your-ideas-for-a-resilient-east-harlem http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/community-forum-share-your-ideas-for-a-resilient-east-harlem Date: May 22, 2018

NYC Parks and the Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency are leading a neighborhood-wide resiliency study of East Harlem. The goal is to identify how the neighborhood can be stronger and safer in the face of a changing climate.

Come meet the team and share your ideas on what a resilient East Harlem should look like.

Refreshments will be served and all ages are welcome. Spanish and Chinese interpretation will be available.

For more information about the East Harlem Resiliency Study, or accessibility questions, please email alda.chan@parks.nyc.gov or call (212) 360-3473.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3473

Location: DREAM Charter School

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2018-05-22 2018-05-22 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.78919710000000000, -73.94429680000000000 Tue, 08 May 2018 10:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit Date: May 22, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Veteran Donald Calliste leads exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive even after your workout is done.

Please bring a mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 6:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.80417773640200000, -73.97017335891700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96a70a62df.JPG Tue, 22 May 2018 17:59:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/yoga-in-the-park Date: May 22, 2018

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our evening yoga classes.

Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance and Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on water.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

Location: Sunken Meadow Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.79469323427100000, -73.91434574127200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ab40fc49c44a.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Stargazing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/stargazing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/stargazing Date: May 22, 2018

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

Stargazing at the High Line takes place every Tuesday, beginning at dusk, between Tuesday, April 3, and Tuesday, October 30.

In the event of rain, Stargazing on the High Line will be cancelled. Check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates every Tuesday by 3pm.

Partners
Stargazing at the High Line is presented by Friends of the High Line in partnership with the Amateur Astronomers Association.

Support
High Line Programs are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson.

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212)206-9922

Location: On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 6:45 pm 9:30 pm 40.74177862855900000, -74.00772690773000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5abe4da6c8e7d.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:14:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Poetry: Indolent Books]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/bryant-park-poetry-indolent-books http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/bryant-park-poetry-indolent-books Date: May 22, 2018

Join us for the Bryant Park Reading Room Poetry Series. This week's program is produced in partnership with Indolent Books.

Sit under the park's London Plane trees and enjoy award-winning poetry by established and emerging poets throughout the summer. Poetry readings are held every Tuesday through September (no program July 3).

Books are available for purchase at the event from our partner Kinokuniya and for signing by the poets.

Featuring the poets: Lisa Andrews, Nicole Callihan, John Deming, Karen Hildebrand, and Jenna Le.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-22 2018-05-22 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75411674857600000, -73.98336881399200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae0959706b6c.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 13:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/22/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: May 22, 2018

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. It's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2018-05-22 2018-05-22 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/582dc931cb262.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:42 EST
<![CDATA[Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/farm-compost-volunteer-opportunities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/farm-compost-volunteer-opportunities Date: May 23, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-05-23 2018-05-23 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a8c447a6148b.JPG Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Immigrantes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/immigrantes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/immigrantes Date: May 23, 2018

Immigrants
Migratory processes are inherent to humans and many other species. These processes are born of the instinct of conservation of the species. Man makes comparisons between his/her current environment and their destination, emigrating, full of dreams and hopes for a better life.

Immigrantes
Los procesos migratorios son inherentes a la especie humana y a muchas otras especies. Estos procesos nacen del instinto de conservación de la especie. El hombre hace comparaciones del entorno y el lugar de destino, emigrando cargado de sueños y esperanzas, por tener una vida mejor.

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 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae2366700295.JPG Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: May 23, 2018

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

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 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 12:14:28 EDT
<![CDATA[American Sign Language]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/american-sign-language http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/american-sign-language Date: May 23, 2018

Learn to produce and understand signs from American Sign Language. You'll also learn how to use those signs in sentences. Handouts will be provided.

This program consists of 17 lessons that are repeated. Open to all adults.

Start time: 10:45 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 10:45 am 11:30 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:59:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: May 23, 2018

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

Details

Meet: Tour starts and ends at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location
Terrain: A few stairs
Length of Tour: approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Author: Bringing Riverdale High Alive with Graphic Novels]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/bryant-park-author-bring-riverdale-high-alive-with-graphic-novels http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/bryant-park-author-bring-riverdale-high-alive-with-graphic-novels Date: May 23, 2018

Hear Thomas Pitilli, Archie Comics artist, discuss how he brings Riverdale High alive in Archie Comics. Get the inside scoop on his work, then stick around and get your book signed.

Hosted by Kelly Coyle-Crivelli.

Books are available for purchase at the event from our partner Kinokuniya.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 12:30 pm 1:45 pm 40.75411674857600000, -73.98336881399200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afd92fd75057.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 13:14:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park: Ayako Shirasaki]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/piano-in-bryant-park-ayako-shirasaki http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/piano-in-bryant-park-ayako-shirasaki Date: May 23, 2018

New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park.

This week's performer is Ayako Shirasaki, a virtuoso pianist with a "tender touch".

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b02e9af974e4.jpg Wed, 23 May 2018 10:59:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Adults Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/adults-le-petit-delicate-paper-art-mini-dioramas http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/adults-le-petit-delicate-paper-art-mini-dioramas Date: May 23, 2018

Adults will create mini dioramas, delicate miniature paper cuttings-to-art card editions and originals (ACEO), and cardboard art. Participants will learn how to create miniature pieces. They will learn miniature pieces can be quite detailed and take time to create.

Participants are encouraged to take their time and concentrate on creating a fully-developed piece.

April: Delicate Paper Cutting
May: ACEO Cardboard Art (Florals, Still Life, Landscape) Mix Media
June: Rockin' Art Painted Rocks

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 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: May 23, 2018

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.

Details

Meet: Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue). Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few stairs
Length of Tour: approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Register in advance for easiest check-in here! (Pre-registration not required)

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81bcc470beb.jpg Wed, 28 Feb 2018 12:45:02 EST
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/recycle-to-art Date: May 23, 2018

Learn to make really cute art out of recyclable materials.

  • May: Painted pasta pendant necklace or bracelet
  • June: Plastic container maracas

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 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 07 May 2018 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience : Track and Field Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/summer-sports-experience-track-and-field-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/summer-sports-experience-track-and-field-clinic Date: May 23, 2018

Summer Sports Experience is a free program and open to the public. The track and field clinic is geared towards 6 - 13 years old. The program will run 5 weeks - May 21 - June 20 - on Mondays and Wednesdays. Please come dressed in active wear.

To sign up, please email sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:15 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 3:15 pm 4:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af97744e87dd.jpg Tue, 15 May 2018 10:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/farm-open-hours Date: May 23, 2018

Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, our farm demonstrates the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens. Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-05-23 2018-05-23 3:30 pm 5:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a8c48f601150.JPG Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Weekly Children's Watercolor Class with CitiBabes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/weekly-childrens-watercolor-class-with-citibabes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/weekly-childrens-watercolor-class-with-citibabes Date: May 23, 2018

Celebrate nature right in the middle of NYC! Join Citibabes in Elizabeth Street Garden on Wednesday afternoons and get inspired by the beauty of the garden.

Students will learn different watercolor techniques, discuss how to capture different colors, shapes, and express themselves through art.

Best for ages 4 - 6 years old, but all are welcome!

Start time: 3:45 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Elizabeth Street Garden

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2018-05-23 2018-05-23 3:45 pm 4:30 pm 40.72214508056600000, -73.99466705322300000 Thu, 03 May 2018 14:44:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Fun Fit Fusion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/family-fun-fit-fusion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/family-fun-fit-fusion Date: May 23, 2018

Join us for our annual Fitness Festival, now expanded to include family games and sports!


4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Soccer and Pickleball (Outdoor Pool Deck)
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Outdoor Spin (Outdoor Pool Deck)
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Family Crafts (Handball Courts)
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Bocce (Bocce Pit)
6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. - Stretch and Tone (Field)
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Volleyball (Field)
7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Rope Frenzy (Handball Courts)
7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Yoga (Field)

Free to the public. Please bring a friend!

David's Tea will be on site to sample refreshing products for before and after fun in Parks!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-242-5228

Location: James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park)

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M038 James J Walker Park 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 4:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72949981689453000, -74.00669860839844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5acf4d89320b0.jpg Tue, 01 May 2018 10:28:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Dance Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/bryant-park-dance-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/bryant-park-dance-party Date: May 23, 2018

Dance Party, hosted and produced by Talia Castro-Pozo, includes superb bands and expert dance instruction for extraordinary dancing experiences each Wednesday evening.

All ages are welcome to explore a different dance genre each week, including salsa, bhangra, swing, and more.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 6:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e63ba86d1.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/zumba Date: May 23, 2018

Join us in the park for Zumba, an aerobic exercise and cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivational international music with unique movements.

Please note: There will be no sessions on June 27 and July 4.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78979873657226600, -73.78479766845703000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:44:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience : Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/summer-sports-experience-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/summer-sports-experience-basketball-clinic Date: May 23, 2018

Summer Sports Experience is a free program and open to the public. The soccer clinic is geared towards 10- 13 years old. The program will run 5 weeks - May 23 - June 22 - on Wednesdays and Fridays. Please come dressed in active wear.

To sign up, please email sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 6:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Tue, 15 May 2018 10:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Boot Camp with Ruel Davis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/fitness-boot-camp-with-ruel-davis http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/fitness-boot-camp-with-ruel-davis Date: May 23, 2018

Ready to work hard and sweat with NYC's newest skyline behind you? Ruel Davis returns to Hudson Park for a new season of boot camp!

This one-hour, intense class will challenge you, and keep you coming back for more!

This series is free and open to the public.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Tue, 05 Jun 2018 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Wonder]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/movies-under-the-stars-wonder http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/23/movies-under-the-stars-wonder Date: May 23, 2018

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

A 10-year-old boy with a facial deformity attends school for the first time when he begins the fifth grade. With the support of his parents, he learns how to make friends and adjust to his new environment.

Come early! Before this screening, KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now) will host a few workshops.

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, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Happy Warrior Playground

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M229 Happy Warrior Playground 2018-05-23 2018-05-23 7:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.79542243190000000, -73.96853286990000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae75b585f168.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 14:14:39 EDT