NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:46:35 GMT <![CDATA[Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/pumpkins-playful-plentiful http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/pumpkins-playful-plentiful Date: October 25, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-25 2016-10-25 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18c25611c7.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/kiku-the-art-of-the-japanese-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/kiku-the-art-of-the-japanese-garden Date: October 25, 2016

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-25 2016-10-25 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18cef20339.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:15:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body Date: October 25, 2016

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f3f4becd982.jpg Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:15:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Thomas Jefferson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/seniors-fitness-in-thomas-jefferson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/seniors-fitness-in-thomas-jefferson-park Date: October 25, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Thomas Jefferson Park

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M047 Thomas Jefferson Park 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.79312515258789000, -73.93525695800781000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc473761d9d.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Kaiser Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/seniors-fitness-in-kaiser-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/seniors-fitness-in-kaiser-park Date: October 25, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Kaiser Park Tennis Courts (in Kaiser Park)

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B129 Kaiser Park 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.57842254638672000, -73.99437713623047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc44c32fc37.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Le Petit Art: Books]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/kids-le-petit-artbooks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/kids-le-petit-artbooks Date: October 25, 2016

Create your very own coloring book, with original art to color in. This program is suitble for kids of all ages.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 2:30 pm 4:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 11:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Fun Programs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/learn-to-play-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/learn-to-play-flag-football Date: October 25, 2016

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:15:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/ed-center-open-hours Date: October 25, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

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

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Dance and Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/dance-and-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/dance-and-fitness Date: October 25, 2016

Learn the newest dances, and dance routines popular in current music videos all while getting tone. This class is designed for children and youth ages

8 years to 17 years. Membership is free and registration is required.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 3:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:15:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/instructional-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/instructional-flag-football Date: October 25, 2016

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-7923

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

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:45:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Parks Initiative: Weeksville Playground Community Input Meeting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/community-parks-initiative-weeksville-playground-community-input-meeting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/community-parks-initiative-weeksville-playground-community-input-meeting Date: October 25, 2016

With your help, NYC Parks will transform Weeksville Playground through a complete capital renovation. Attend our community input meeting to share your ideas and shape the future of your park. This project is a part of the Community Parks Initiative. Through this program, NYC Parks is investing $285 million to work with communities to improve parks across all five NYC boroughs.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: P.S. 28, The Warren Prep Academy (in Weeksville Playground)

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B093 Weeksville Playground 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.67816140000000000, -73.92021860000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5804cff8a347f.JPG Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Parks Initiative: Garrison Playground Community Input Meeting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/community-parks-initiative-garrison-playground-community-input-meeting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/community-parks-initiative-garrison-playground-community-input-meeting Date: October 25, 2016

With your help, NYC Parks will transform Garrison Playground through a complete capital renovation. Attend our community input meeting to share your ideas and shape the future of your park. This project is a part of the Community Parks Initiative. Through this program, NYC Parks is investing $285 million to work with communities to improve parks across all five NYC boroughs.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: D Building/Savoy Manor Building, Hostos Community College

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2016-10-25 2016-10-25 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.81867500000000000, -73.92882500000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5804d2ee24bbd.JPG Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:14:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Parks Initiative: Almeda Playground Community Input Meeting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/community-parks-initiative-almeda-playground-community-input-meeting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/community-parks-initiative-almeda-playground-community-input-meeting Date: October 25, 2016

With your help, NYC Parks will transform Almeda Playground through a complete capital renovation. Attend our community input meeting to share your ideas and shape the future of your park. This project is a part of the Community Parks Initiative. Through this program, NYC Parks is investing $285 million to work with communities to improve parks across all five NYC boroughs.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: P.S./M.S. 042 Robert Vernam School (in Almeda Playground)

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Q443 Almeda Playground 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.59443500000000000, -73.79494550000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58050e50ba715.jpg Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Stargazing at the High Line]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/stargazing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/stargazing Date: October 25, 2016

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 5, and Tuesday, October 25.

Viewing times and locations along the High Line are subject to change due to weather. Check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates every Tuesday by 3:00 p.m.

Stay for dinner and dessert after checking out the celestial sights.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: 14th Street Passage (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 6:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.74169921875000000, -74.00779724121100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/571691c3e07e6.JPG Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:00:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: October 25, 2016

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2016-10-25 2016-10-25 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 Fri, 08 Jul 2016 18:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: October 25, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/577544c62193f.png Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:27 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: October 25, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5775454b87227.png Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/25/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: October 25, 2016

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area. With the help of the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team, it's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-10-25 2016-10-25 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:00:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/greenmarket-at-bartelpritchard-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/greenmarket-at-bartelpritchard-square Date: October 26, 2016

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved weekday market is where South Slope and Windsor Terrace residents stock up on locally grown staples.

The offerings range from a selection of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, plants, and flowers to fresh-caught fish and organic baked goods.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bartel-Pritchard Square

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B003 Bartel-Pritchard Square 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 8:00 am 3:00 pm 40.66099929809570000, -73.97989654541016000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Van Cortlandt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-van-cortlandt-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-van-cortlandt-park Date: October 26, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Van Cortlandt Park

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.89160156250000000, -73.89289855957031000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc3ed08241b.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Carl Schurz Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-carl-schurz-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-carl-schurz-park Date: October 26, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

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

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77439880371094000, -73.94419860839844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc460e378ab.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[5th Biannual Exhibition of Latin American Artists of the Bronx]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/5th-biannual-exhibition-of-latinamerican-artists-of-the-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/5th-biannual-exhibition-of-latinamerican-artists-of-the-bronx Date: October 26, 2016

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition - My Father's Son: Photographs by Irwin Silver and Mitchell Silver]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/exhibition-my-fathers-son-photographs-by-irwin-silver-and-mitchell-silver http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/exhibition-my-fathers-son-photographs-by-irwin-silver-and-mitchell-silver Date: October 26, 2016

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

This exhibition is open Mondays-Fridays through November 30.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5804ea045a610.jpeg Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:45:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body Date: October 26, 2016

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f3f4becd982.jpg Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:15:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-marine-park Date: October 26, 2016

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

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

In Marine Park, Yoga is offered on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10am.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Marine Park

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B057 Marine Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.59209823608400000, -73.92089843750000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc41a2196a0.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:14:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-inwood-hill-park Date: October 26, 2016

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

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

Yoga - M/W - 11AM

Tennis - T/TH - 10AM

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Inwood Hill Park

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.87300109863281000, -73.92539978027344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc4d1c62c90.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-astoria-park Date: October 26, 2016

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

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

Tennis - M/W - 10am (two hours)

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Astoria Park Field House (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77502492032400000, -73.92419397831000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc528d99876.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Flushing Meadows]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-flushing-meadows http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-flushing-meadows Date: October 26, 2016

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

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

Tennis - M/W - 10am (2 hours)

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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2016-10-26 2016-10-26 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74929809570312500, -73.85459899902344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc5726a3831.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:45:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/scarecrows-from-heartland-to-horror http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/scarecrows-from-heartland-to-horror Date: October 26, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-26 2016-10-26 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18a44116eb.jpg Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:15:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/pumpkins-playful-plentiful http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/pumpkins-playful-plentiful Date: October 26, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-26 2016-10-26 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18cef20339.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:15:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in South Oxford Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-south-oxford-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/seniors-fitness-in-south-oxford-park Date: October 26, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: South Oxford Park

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B407 South Oxford Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68360137939453000, -73.97239685058594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc436c08d84.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Centennial Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/garden-centennial-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/garden-centennial-exhibition Date: October 26, 2016

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

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.87186431884765600, -73.80553436279297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d085219eea8.JPG Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/central-park-tour-conservatory-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/central-park-tour-conservatory-garden Date: October 26, 2016

From a magnificent iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden, Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year. Learn about Conservatory Garden's history, design, and botanical specimens, from the professionals who care for it. This tour is bound to give visitors a new appreciation for this special space in Central Park. Route involves a few stairs.

The last Saturday of the month tour is free with registration.

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.79349899291992000, -73.95189666748047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57743936ef1a5.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Dead Botanists Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/dead-botanists-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/dead-botanists-walk Date: October 26, 2016

Many scientific plant names commemorate the botanists who undertook long and risky expeditions to seek out species new to science. Not a few of these intrepid souls met with violent ends. Tour the gardens with Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day to hear stories about some of the courageous people celebrated in plant nomenclature and see their coveted finds in Wave Hill’s living collection. This walk repeats Saturday, October 29.

This event is free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57e2f236e4546.jpg Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:30:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Fun Programs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/learn-to-play-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/learn-to-play-flag-football Date: October 26, 2016

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:15:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Parks Initiative: Playground 134 Community Input Meeting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/community-parks-initiative-playground-134-community-input-meeting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/community-parks-initiative-playground-134-community-input-meeting Date: October 26, 2016

With your help, NYC Parks will transform Playground 134 through a complete capital renovation. Attend our community input meeting to share your ideas and shape the future of your park. This project is a part of the Community Parks Initiative. Through this program, NYC Parks is investing $285 million to work with communities to improve parks across all five NYC boroughs.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Bronx Charter School for International Cultures & the Arts (in Playground One Thirty Four CXXXIV)

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X138 Playground One Thirty Four CXXXIV 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 5:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.80291410000000000, -73.91773770000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5804d88ea57ff.JPG Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Party with Mark Fisher Fitness in Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/fitness-party-with-mark-fisher-fitness-in-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/fitness-party-with-mark-fisher-fitness-in-hudson-park Date: October 26, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 5:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57fd237647fe9.png Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Parks Initiative: La Guardia Playground Community Input Meeting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/community-parks-initiative-la-guardia-playground-community-input-meeting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/community-parks-initiative-la-guardia-playground-community-input-meeting Date: October 26, 2016

With your help, NYC Parks will transform La Guardia Playground through a complete capital renovation. Attend our community input meeting to share your ideas and shape the future of your park. This project is a part of the Community Parks Initiative. Through this program, NYC Parks is investing $285 million to work with communities to improve parks across all five NYC boroughs.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: El Puente (in La Guardia Playground)

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B167 La Guardia Playground 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.71093660000000000, -73.95962470000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5804d5fc3be8c.JPG Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:45:20 EDT
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Workshop: Pumpkin Carving]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/greenthumb-workshop-pumpkin-carving http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/greenthumb-workshop-pumpkin-carving Date: October 26, 2016

It's that time of year to use your creative chops and turn gourds into illuminated jack-o'-lanterns. GreenThumb will have pumpkins and carving tools ready, but please bring your own supplies and decorating materials to add to the beauty of your seasonal creations.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: United We Stand Community Garden

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2016-10-26 2016-10-26 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.80530166626000000, -73.91529846191400000 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:00:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Adults Learn to Play Volleyball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/adults-learn-to-play-volleyball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/adults-learn-to-play-volleyball Date: October 26, 2016

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

Recreation Center membership and registration is required.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/open-gym-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/26/open-gym-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: October 26, 2016

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area. With the help of the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team, it's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-293-5934

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center

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

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

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-26 2016-10-26 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Mon, 31 Oct 2016 11:44:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/fitness-walk Date: October 27, 2016

Meet at Fort Totten Gate for a self-guided walk from the gate to Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately 2 miles).

For adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Cunningham Park Tree Planting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/cunningham-park-tree-planting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/cunningham-park-tree-planting Date: October 27, 2016

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest in Cunningham Park! Trees provide so many benefits to New Yorkers such as improved air and water quality, reduced pollution, and lower energy costs. Volunteers will be trained in proper planting techniques. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232 x127

Location: Cunningham Park

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.72809982299805000, -73.77269744873047000 Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Senior Sports & Fitness Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/senior-sports-fitness-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/senior-sports-fitness-festival Date: October 27, 2016

Join NYC Parks for a fun-filled day of sports and fitness activities for seniors! Activities include Sit Aerobics, Never Too Late, Spin Class, Boot Camp, pickleball, shuffleboard, badminton, table tennis, horseshoes, darts, mini golf, tennis, and basketball.

Meet our Senior Olympic team, too!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Mermaid Avenue Street Trees]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/its-my-park-at-mermaid-ave-street-trees http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/its-my-park-at-mermaid-ave-street-trees Date: October 27, 2016

Please note: this event has been postponed until November 3, 2016.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Coney Island Beautification Project to weed, compost, plant daffodil bulbs, and mulch street tree beds on Mermaid Avenue between West 24th Street and West 37th Street. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 265-0814

Location: Fine Fare Parking Lot

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2016-10-27 2016-10-27 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.57553659082700000, -73.99588834854900000 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[5th Biannual Exhibition of Latin American Artists of the Bronx]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/5th-biannual-exhibition-of-latinamerican-artists-of-the-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/5th-biannual-exhibition-of-latinamerican-artists-of-the-bronx Date: October 27, 2016

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition - My Father's Son: Photographs by Irwin Silver and Mitchell Silver]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/exhibition-my-fathers-son-photographs-by-irwin-silver-and-mitchell-silver http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/exhibition-my-fathers-son-photographs-by-irwin-silver-and-mitchell-silver Date: October 27, 2016

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

This exhibition is open Mondays-Fridays through November 30.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5804ea045a610.jpeg Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:45:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Pelham Bay Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-pelham-bay-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-pelham-bay-park Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Pelham Bay Park

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.85860061645508000, -73.80269622802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc37a29b0c6.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:30:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Van Cortlandt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-van-cortlandt-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-van-cortlandt-park Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Van Cortlandt Park

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.89160156250000000, -73.89289855957031000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc3ed08241b.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Carl Schurz Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-carl-schurz-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-carl-schurz-park Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

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

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77439880371094000, -73.94419860839844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc460e378ab.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Cunningham Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-cunningham-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-cunningham-park Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

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

Yoga - T/TH - 10am

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Cunningham Park

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.72809982299805000, -73.77269744873047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc4f0495e2f.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Roy Wilkins Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/roy-wilkins-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/roy-wilkins-park Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

Yoga - T/Th - 9am

Tennis - T/Th - 10am

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

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Q448 Roy Wilkins Recreation Center 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.68807220458984400, -73.77011108398438000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc512902c00.jpg Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:45:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Faber Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-faber-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-faber-park Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

Yoga - T/Th - 9am

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.64089965820312500, -74.13580322265625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc59218e530.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Peepers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/greenbelt-peepers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/greenbelt-peepers Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

Start time: 9:45 am

End time: 10:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 9:45 am 10:15 am 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:45:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/scarecrows-from-heartland-to-horror http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/scarecrows-from-heartland-to-horror Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-27 2016-10-27 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18a44116eb.jpg Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:15:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/pumpkins-playful-plentiful http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/pumpkins-playful-plentiful Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-27 2016-10-27 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18c25611c7.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/kiku-the-art-of-the-japanese-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/kiku-the-art-of-the-japanese-garden Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-27 2016-10-27 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18cef20339.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:15:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Dance Movement for Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/shape-up-nyc-dance-movement-for-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/shape-up-nyc-dance-movement-for-fitness Date: October 27, 2016

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-inwood-hill-park Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

Yoga - M/W - 11AM

Tennis - T/TH - 10AM

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Inwood Hill Park

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.87300109863281000, -73.92539978027344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc4d1c62c90.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f3f4becd982.jpg Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:15:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66070175170898400, -73.96540069580078000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Thomas Jefferson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-thomas-jefferson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-thomas-jefferson-park Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Thomas Jefferson Park

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M047 Thomas Jefferson Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.79312515258789000, -73.93525695800781000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc473761d9d.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Kaiser Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-kaiser-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/seniors-fitness-in-kaiser-park Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Kaiser Park Tennis Courts (in Kaiser Park)

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B129 Kaiser Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.57842254638672000, -73.99437713623047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc44c32fc37.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Special Express Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/special-express-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/special-express-arts Date: October 27, 2016

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 0:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 11:00 am 0:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Tree Tots]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/tree-tots-for-3-and-4-yearolds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/tree-tots-for-3-and-4-yearolds Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/central-park-tour-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/central-park-tour-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond Date: October 27, 2016

Hallett Nature Sanctuary is the smallest of the park's three woodland landscapes. Closed to the public in 1934, the Hallett Nature Sanctuary remained mostly untouched until 2001, when Central Park Conservancy took up a more comprehensive program of restoration and maintenance. Now, visitors can use the rustic trail to view native plantings that attract birds and other wildlife. Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, open to visitors only on Central Park Conservancy guided tours and during limited open hours.

The tour route involves wood-chipped trails and some hills. The tour starts and ends in front of the José Martí statue (Central Park South at Sixth Avenue)

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 11:00 am 12:15 pm 40.76570129394531000, -73.97609710693360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/578ff334eb794.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Foliage Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/fall-foliage-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/fall-foliage-walk Date: October 27, 2016

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/580515bf84527.JPG Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/sherman-creek-stewards-garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/sherman-creek-stewards-garden-crew Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 291-6436

Location: Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.85842514038086000, -73.92292785644531000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/ed-center-open-hours Date: October 27, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

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

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Fun Programs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/learn-to-play-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/learn-to-play-flag-football Date: October 27, 2016

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:15:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/instructional-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/instructional-flag-football Date: October 27, 2016

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-7923

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

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:45:14 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Casper]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-casper http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-casper Date: October 27, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

In this live-action feature of the animated classic, Casper (Malachi Pearson), a kind young ghost, falls in love with Kat (Christina Ricci), the teen daughter of a paranormal expert (Bill Pullman). But their budding relationship is complicated not only by his transparent state, but also by his troublemaking apparition uncles and their mischievous antics.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 6:00 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: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick Park)

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B114 Msgr. McGolrick Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 6:00 pm 7:45 pm 40.72439956665039000, -73.94339752197266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57ea9c8151e04.jpg Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:30:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Parks Without Borders: Faber Park Community Input Meeting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/parks-without-borders-flushing-meadows-corona-park-community-input-meeting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/parks-without-borders-flushing-meadows-corona-park-community-input-meeting Date: October 27, 2016

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

This project will focus on the entrances and edge along Richmond Terrace at Faber Park. Join NYC Parks at a Community Input Meeting to share your ideas and shape the future design of Faber Park's entrances and edges.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.64100930966100000, -74.13538718223600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5804dce10fe12.jpg Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:45:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2016-10-27 2016-10-27 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 Fri, 08 Jul 2016 18:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Madame's Masquerade: 2016 Fall Fundraising Gala]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/madames-masquerade-2016-fall-fundraising-gala http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/madames-masquerade-2016-fall-fundraising-gala Date: October 27, 2016

Save the date for the Morris-Jumel Mansion's 2016 Fall Fundraising Gala.

On July 17th, 1865, Eliza Jumel passed from this plane to next. In anticipation of All Hallow's Eve, we the surviving staff invite you to celebrate the life of this vivacious woman. We respectfully request that your garb reflect this solemn occasion; widow's weeds and appropriate mourning attire are encouraged. Libations and refreshments will be provided while live music throughout the evening will encourage the conjuring of spirits. Your presence will assist in the preservation and reinterpretation of Madame Jumel's French Parlor and Bedchamber.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:45:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Fancy Me Mad]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/fancy-me-mad http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/27/fancy-me-mad Date: October 27, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2016-10-27 2016-10-27 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:14:43 EDT
<![CDATA[5th Biannual Exhibition of Latin American Artists of the Bronx]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/5th-biannual-exhibition-of-latinamerican-artists-of-the-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/5th-biannual-exhibition-of-latinamerican-artists-of-the-bronx Date: October 28, 2016

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition - My Father's Son: Photographs by Irwin Silver and Mitchell Silver]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/exhibition-my-fathers-son-photographs-by-irwin-silver-and-mitchell-silver http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/exhibition-my-fathers-son-photographs-by-irwin-silver-and-mitchell-silver Date: October 28, 2016

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

This exhibition is open Mondays-Fridays through November 30.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5804ea045a610.jpeg Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:45:22 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at New Dorp Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach Date: October 28, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to do general cleaning in preparation for Halloween and the Sandy Anniversary at New Dorp Beach Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Please note there is a Raindate scheduled on October 29, 10 AM-12 PM.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (904) 415-3849

Location: Parking lot (in Great Kills Park)

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R016 Great Kills Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.56221980309400000, -74.09961903095200000 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/art-culture-fun-exhibit-my-body-is-a-landscape-the-landscape-is-a-body Date: October 28, 2016

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f3f4becd982.jpg Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:15:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Greenbelt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/seniors-fitness-in-greenbelt-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/seniors-fitness-in-greenbelt-park Date: October 28, 2016

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

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

Tennis - M/F - 10AM

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc581c3056d.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/scarecrows-from-heartland-to-horror http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/scarecrows-from-heartland-to-horror Date: October 28, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-28 2016-10-28 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18a44116eb.jpg Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:15:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/pumpkins-playful-plentiful http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/pumpkins-playful-plentiful Date: October 28, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-28 2016-10-28 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18c25611c7.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/kiku-the-art-of-the-japanese-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/kiku-the-art-of-the-japanese-garden Date: October 28, 2016

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8700

Location: The New York Botanical Garden

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2016-10-28 2016-10-28 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85969924926758000, -73.88059997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d18cef20339.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:15:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in South Oxford Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/seniors-fitness-in-south-oxford-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/seniors-fitness-in-south-oxford-park Date: October 28, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: South Oxford Park

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B407 South Oxford Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68360137939453000, -73.97239685058594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc436c08d84.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Toddler Halloween Costume Parade]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/toddler-halloween-costume-parade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/toddler-halloween-costume-parade Date: October 28, 2016

Come celebrate Halloween with NYC Parks. Join us for a day full of fun! Show off your costume, paint pumpkins, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 397-3159

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f54a39e2d73.jpg Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:45:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: October 28, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:15:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Fitness in Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/seniors-fitness-in-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/seniors-fitness-in-central-park Date: October 28, 2016

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

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

Tennis takes place on Fridays at 1pm.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123608172

Location: Tennis Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.78996276855469000, -73.96192932128906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57dc4b741f85f.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/central-park-tour-legendary-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/central-park-tour-legendary-landmarks Date: October 28, 2016

From a nineteenth century "castle" to a 3,500-year-old Egyptian obelisk, Central Park Conservancy guides take you on a memorable 90-minute walk through some of Central Park’s best-loved highlights.

Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Great Lawn from Belvedere Castle. Learn how Turtle Pond got its name. And stroll east to the most ancient outdoor artifact in New York City.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. The tour starts and ends at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street).

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5707fe79def37.JPG Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Fun Programs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/learn-to-play-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/learn-to-play-flag-football Date: October 28, 2016

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:15:11 EDT
<![CDATA[The Ultimate Comic Escape Room: Superhero Bootcamp & Ultimate Superhero Escape Room]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/the-ultimate-comic-escape-room-superhero-bootcamp-ultimate-superhero-escape-room http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/the-ultimate-comic-escape-room-superhero-bootcamp-ultimate-superhero-escape-room Date: October 28, 2016

Come out and show us that you have what it takes to be a superhero! This event series takes place on October 28, 29, and 31.

Ages 10 to 14 should be accompanied by an adult. Groups of 1 to 8, please (212) 285-0300 call for reservations.

Schedule

Friday, October 28: 3:55 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Superhero Bootcamp & Ultimate Superhero Escape Room: Come and earn your superpowers through fun and games in Bootcamp! We'll have air-brush tattoos, a photo booth, a pumpkin patch and much more (while supplies last). Complete the superhero obstacle course challenge and use the power of your mind to solve the clues and escape from the superhero room within 20 minutes! Call (212) 285-0300 for reservations. Ages 10 to 14 should be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, October 29: 11:55 a.m - 3:00 p.m.

Ultimate Superhero Escape Room: Complete the superhero obstacle course challenge and use the power of your mind to solve the clues and escape from the Superhero room within 20 minutes! Call for reservations. Ages 10 to 14 should be accompanied by an adult.

Monday, October 31: 3:55 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Ultimate Superhero Escape Room: Complete the superhero obstacle course challenge and use the power of your mind to solve the clues and escape from the Superhero room within 20 minutes! Call for reservations. Ages 10 to 14 should be accompanied by an adult.

Start time: 3:55 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 285-0300

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

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M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 3:55 pm 8:00 pm 40.71070098876953000, -73.99669647216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5807a5d1110d3.jpg Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:30:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Encore of the Pumpkin Party in Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/pumpkin-party-in-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/pumpkin-party-in-hudson-park Date: October 28, 2016

If the rain kept you away yesterday, come on out today!

Bring the kids and get into the spirit of fall with the HY/HK Alliance! Come decorate pumpkins with us (no carving involved). We will also be giving out
treat bags and cider—all for free!

Ages four to 10 suggested.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: 35th Street Playground (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.75603679324600000, -74.00011681216400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f81af98c668.jpg Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:00:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Halloween Festival: Halloween Movie Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/notsoscary-halloween-movie-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/notsoscary-halloween-movie-night Date: October 28, 2016

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of Halloween weekend with a double-header movie experience at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex. The festivities will begin at 6:00 p.m. The first feature movie will be Hocus Pocus. After a small intermission, we will show Beetlejuice.

Hay bales will be available for seating and popcorn will be served. Bring your friends and family for a spooky night of films as we kick off the beginning of Halloween!

Visit our Ocean Breeze Halloween Festival page for more events this weekend.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-7923

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

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:15:37 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktoberfest - Krampus]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/movies-under-the-stars-shocktoberfest-krampus http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/movies-under-the-stars-shocktoberfest-krampus Date: October 28, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

In this horror comedy, a boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a Christmas demon to his family home. All hell breaks loose as beloved holiday icons take on a monstrous life of their own, laying siege to the fractured family's home and forcing them to fight for each other if they hope to survive.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 6:00 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: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:45 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park)

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B088 Herbert Von King Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 6:00 pm 7:45 pm 40.68989944458008000, -73.94670104980469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f54b298e67e.jpg Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:29:32 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Pan's Labyrinth (R)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-pans-labyrinth-r http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-pans-labyrinth-r Date: October 28, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

Guillermo del Toro’s Oscar-winning Spanish film tells the story of young Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) as she adjusts to her new home and sadistic stepfather (Sergi López). While exploring an ancient maze, Ofelia encounters the faun Pan, who tells her that she is a legendary lost princess and must complete three dangerous tasks in order to claim immortality.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 6:00 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. This movie is rated R and is in Spanish.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Maria Hernandez Park

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B016 Maria Hernandez Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70360183715820000, -73.92340087890625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f69e4057dc1.jpg Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:15:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Beethoven, Schubert and More]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/beethoven-schubert-and-more http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/10/28/beethoven-schubert-and-more Date: October 28, 2016

Explore the great variety of songs and sonatas written 200 years ago by Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and others. This program will be performed by Ensemble 1816, featuring baritone Jesse Blumberg, fortepianist David Breitman, and violinist Johanna Novom.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2016-10-28 2016-10-28 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b494cc08dc9.jpg Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:15:33 EDT