NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:32:25 GMT <![CDATA[Basic Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/basic-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/basic-canoeing Date: June 11, 2017

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.

Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older. Participation in a manadatory safety review led by a trained park ranger is requied.

This basic canoeing program is great for all skill levels

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000 Mon, 08 May 2017 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/yoga-in-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/yoga-in-the-battery Date: June 11, 2017

Join Tejal Yoga and The Battery Conservancy for weekly yoga practice on The Battery Woodland lawn, newly reopened after two years of rejuvenation. With views of the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty, it might be the most beautiful place to practice in the city!

Classes take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

RSVP is required. Donations are welcome.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 0:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Woodland Lawn (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 11:30 am 0:30 am 40.70219198352000000, -74.01546913523500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59299c431592c.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Healthy Cooking Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/kids-healthy-cooking-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/kids-healthy-cooking-workshop Date: June 11, 2017

Help cook up a healthy and delicious late spring dish with fresh vegetables and herbs from our local farmer's market! Everyone gets to cook, taste-test and leave with a recipe card.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 443-7361

Location: 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden

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2017-06-11 2017-06-11 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.72430038452100000, -73.98210144043000000 Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:45:35 EDT
<![CDATA[NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Presents: Twist & Sprout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/newyorkpresbyterian-queens-presents-twist-sprout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/newyorkpresbyterian-queens-presents-twist-sprout Date: June 11, 2017

Join us at this free family-friendly event about healthy eating and outdoor exercise! We're sowing the seeds of good health at Queens Botanical Garden with cooking demonstrations, performance by Spencer the Gardener, bounce houses, potting up herbs to take home, fruit and veggie crafts, live music, and more. Meet the medical experts from NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and curl up with a book in the Queens Mobile Library!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-06-11 2017-06-11 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591da59add1d1.jpg Thu, 25 May 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Boatbuilding at Pier 40]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/free-boatbuilding-at-pier-40 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/free-boatbuilding-at-pier-40 Date: June 11, 2017

Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Boatbuilding of traditional Whitehall gigs: larger wooden rowboats for four rowers and a coxswain (captain).

We build and maintain these boats at our workshop on Pier 40. But we also row them throughout the summer twice a week.

The Village Community Boathouse also offers free community rowing on Sundays starting at noon and on Tuesdays starting 5:30 p.m., from April 24 through November 15, 2017.

This event is free and open to all; no experience or reservations necessary!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 229-2059

Location: Pier 40

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2017-06-11 2017-06-11 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.72847662039400000, -74.01341533660900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f925bc084fa.png Tue, 23 May 2017 14:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Community Rowing at Pier 40]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/free-community-rowing-at-pier-40 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/free-community-rowing-at-pier-40 Date: June 11, 2017

Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Rowing in traditional Whitehall gigs, captained by experienced New York Harbor coxswains. The Village Community Boathouse offers free community rowing on Sundays at noon and on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m., through November 12, 2017.

Community rowing is free and open to all; no experience or reservations necessary, and lifejackets will be provided. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. All participants must sign a liability waiver.

Please note: It is very important that you arrive between noon and 12:30 p.m., as the Village Community Boathouse pair their boats, coxswains, and rowers by 12:30. Boats leave right after for the afternoon. In some cases, the Villiage Community Boathouse will have additional boats leaving at a later time but the chances to get out on a boat then are much slimmer. Please check the Villiage Community Boathouse's social media feeds on Facebook or Twitter for possible last-minute changes due to weather or other circumstances. Or, call (212) 229-2059.

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

About Village Community Boathouse
Village Community Boathouse is a 501(c)(3) non-profit run by volunteers, based on the south side of Pier 40 on the Hudson River. While our community rowing programs are free, our facilities, boats and equipment require regular upkeep and repair. Your donations make our program possible.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 229-2059

Location: Pier 40

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2017-06-11 2017-06-11 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.72847662039400000, -74.01341533660900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f9297a60298.JPG Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/a-walking-tour-of-historic-19th-century-noho http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/a-walking-tour-of-historic-19th-century-noho Date: June 11, 2017

Join us for a journey back in time to the elite "Bond Street area", home to Astors, Vanderbilts, Delanos – and the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant’s House. You’ll see how the neighborhood surrounding the Tredwells’ home evolved from a refined and tranquil residential enclave into a busy commercial center. Visit important 19th century landmark buildings on this tour through 21st century NoHo.

And what’s a plunge into the past without a little scandal? On the bustling Astor Place, imagine the drama of events that led to the Opera House riot of 1849, among the bloodiest in American history. And visit the site of the notorious 1857 Bond Street murder of Harvey Burdell, one of the City’s still unsolved crimes!

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:30:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/forest-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/forest-crew Date: June 11, 2017

Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.

College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green-collar field are strongly encouraged to attend regularly and to view this as an apprenticeship opportunity. Consistency will be rewarded!

Priority registration will always be given to regular and repeat volunteers if attendance approaches program capacity.

Please RSVP here.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

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

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M037 Highbridge Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.85380172729500000, -73.92620086669900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d05a5a67417.JPG Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Nature Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/family-nature-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/family-nature-walk Date: June 11, 2017

Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands. No registration is required. Ages six and older welcome with an adult. Severe weather cancels.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590ce3bce0cf9.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:30:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Wellness Workshop: Nature’s Medicine CabinetSummer Healing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/wellness-workshop-natures-medicine-cabinetsummer-healing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/wellness-workshop-natures-medicine-cabinetsummer-healing Date: June 11, 2017

Phase out the over-the-counter products in your medicine cabinet and replace them with all-natural, plant-based alternatives. Working with herbalist Tina Triburgo of Tina’s Tinctures, formulate home remedies for summer symptoms, such as sunburn, scrapes and rashes, poison ivy, bee stings and dehydration. Go home with a full set of handmade samples as well as recipes and resources for creating these products on your own. Ages 10 and up welcome with an adult.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590ce406c0a65.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:15:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayak the Bay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/kayak-the-bay http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/kayak-the-bay Date: June 11, 2017

Join the Waterfront Alliance for a unique experience as you navigate your way through Little Bay to enjoy the scenic views.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Bay Area (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.79083504895700000, -73.78331184387200000 Wed, 31 May 2017 18:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Skyline Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/its-my-park-at-skyline-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/its-my-park-at-skyline-playground Date: June 11, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths to help us in beautifying Skyline Playground. We will be doing a general cleanup of the park as well as preparing our planting for the spring! We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (347) 489-3060

Location: The Garden (in Skyline Playground)

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R123 Skyline Playground 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.63943562830000000, -74.08966360190000000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[World's Fair History Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/worlds-fair-history-walking-tour1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/worlds-fair-history-walking-tour1 Date: June 11, 2017

Join us for a free walking tour of World's Fair sites in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more.

The tours continue the second Sunday of each month through November. Tours begin at 11 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m. and meet at the Unisphere.

Tours are led by Flushing Meadows Corona Park's volunteer docents.

No registration is required. Tours are first-come, first-served.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6437

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.74638748168945000, -73.84501647949219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f4f0500a9f6.jpg Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:14:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: June 11, 2017

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 11:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/family-day Date: June 11, 2017

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for an afternoon of games, crafts, an animal show, inflatables, and more!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Utopia Playground

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Q294 Utopia Playground 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.73070144653320000, -73.79239654541016000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58e7d568103dc.jpg Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:29:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/family-day Date: June 11, 2017

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for an afternoon of games, crafts, an animal show, inflatables, and more!

For accessbility information, please call Gabriela Padewska by Thursday, June 1 at (718) 393-7370.

This event was originally scheduled for May 13.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Manton Playground (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds)

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Q220G Hoover - Manton Playgrounds 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.71189880371094000, -73.82160186767578000 Tue, 16 May 2017 09:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Woodlands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/science-in-the-park-woodlands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/science-in-the-park-woodlands Date: June 11, 2017

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, free, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park. Topics include pond exploration, engineering, insects, and flight. This program is suitable for children ages 7 to 11.

There will be no program on Sunday, May 28 (Memorial Day Weekend) or Sunday, June 18 (Father's Day Weekend).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.74020004272461000, -73.74960327148438000 Tue, 16 May 2017 17:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: June 11, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Flax to Linen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/flax-to-linen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/flax-to-linen Date: June 11, 2017

Join Prospect Park Alliance to check on the flax crop we planted in the spring and try out the tools used to make flax into linen cloth. Touch and feel different types of linen, and weave and sew a small linen pouch to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f4d480e1a7.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Phineas the Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/allzoops-jr-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/allzoops-jr-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park Date: June 11, 2017

Every Sunday, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

About Phineas The Clown
Phineas is an award-winning clown and juggler. He has been trained by members of the Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit, world juggling champion Tony Duncan, and the NY Goofs under the direction of former dean of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, Dick Monday. He worked at the Streb Laboratory for Action Mechanics teaching juggling and slapstick for multiple summer seasons. He currently holds the world record for juggling clubs while bouncing on a pogo stick. Come see his show to see what he'll juggle next!

About Fantasy Forest
Fantasy Forest Amusement Park is located next to the Queens Zoo in the Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Fantasy Forest is home to The Flushing Meadows Carousel, The Corona Cobra Coaster, and other fun attractions and games.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel, ride other attractions, and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5914993d88bc2.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:30:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/activity-table Date: June 11, 2017

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-06-11 2017-06-11 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929741d3ec6e.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Ride - Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/learn-to-ride-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/learn-to-ride-kids Date: June 11, 2017

Learn to Ride—Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time. With our safe, easy, effective method and experienced instructors, kids will learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bicycle. Most students get the hang of it in one session, but even if they don’t, parents will leave equipped with an easy, low-stress technique that will have their kids riding independently in no time.

Please register on our registration page.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 870-2080

Location: Union Avenue near Driggs Avenue (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.72044332283700000, -73.95267629623400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592ef6d24b42e.jpg Tue, 06 Jun 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Only in Queens Summer Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/only-in-queens-summer-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/only-in-queens-summer-festival Date: June 11, 2017

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and NYC Parks present the Only in Queens Summer Festival, featuring George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic. Come to the park and enjoy this fun free festival featuring live music throughout the day, food from the Queens International Food Market, and tours of the NYS Pavilion.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

Location: Festival Site (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 2:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.74399948120117000, -73.84300231933594000 Wed, 07 Jun 2017 18:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 11, 2017

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

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590ce10452e8b.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 16:29:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Poetry Reading at Main Street Terrace]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/poetry-reading-at-main-street-terrace http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/poetry-reading-at-main-street-terrace Date: June 11, 2017

Artist Jesse Chun, whose installation, Twenty Five Hours, is on view at 99 Plymouth, curates and leads a poetry reading at the scenic Main Street Terrace. Join her and an impressive lineup of poets for an afternoon of beautiful spoken poetry!

Poets who will be reading their work at Main Street Terrace include:

  • Ana Bozicevic
  • Camilo Roldan
  • Candace Williams
  • Shireen Alia Ahmed
  • Bonnie Chau
  • Cat Tyc
  • Samir Hazelhurst
  • Haley Markbreiter, and more.

Stop by to listen to these talented poets perform their works the way they were meant to be heard!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 724-6458

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.70410156250000000, -73.99019622802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5935be2700f02.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 17:30:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Volunteer Orientation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/volunteer-orientation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/volunteer-orientation Date: June 11, 2017

Want to get more involved at Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!

Directions to find the group will be sent by email to registered volunteers only the day before orientation.

Fill out a Volunteer Application and then log-in to your Volunteer Profile to sign-up for orientation on the calendar.

For more information, please email Karla Osorio-Perez at kosorio-perez@brooklynbridgepark.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.69403178914900000, -73.99932694435100000 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:15:23 EST
<![CDATA[City Chicken: Basic Chicken Keeping Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/city-chicken-basic-chicken-keeping-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/city-chicken-basic-chicken-keeping-workshop Date: June 11, 2017

An interactive discussion about keeping chickens in an urban setting!

Join us as we share ways of getting your coop started and learn the basics of chicken keeping. Bring your questions about your own coop and flock!

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Imani Community Garden

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2017-06-11 2017-06-11 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.67620086669922000, -73.93289947509766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5926fb0660120.JPG Mon, 05 Jun 2017 17:30:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/nature-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/nature-walk Date: June 11, 2017

Learn about the greenery and wildlife of Stuyvesant Square on our first of three summer guided tours with neighbors and friends. In addition to various flora and fauna, our park is frequented by squirrels, pigeons, and the occasional falcon or hawk.

Photo taken by Andrew Aves Garn

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Peter Stuyvesant Statue (in Stuyvesant Square)

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.73392702447500000, -73.98433887958500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5927a5750fc78.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 17:45:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Phineas The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/allzoops-jr-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/allzoops-jr-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park1 Date: June 11, 2017

Every Sunday, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

About Phineas The Clown
Phineas is an award-winning clown and juggler. He has been trained by members of the Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit, world juggling champion Tony Duncan, and the NY Goofs under the direction of former dean of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, Dick Monday. He worked at the Streb Laboratory for Action Mechanics teaching juggling and slapstick for multiple summer seasons. He currently holds the world record for juggling clubs while bouncing on a pogo stick. Come see his show to see what he'll juggle next!

About Fantasy Forest
Fantasy Forest Amusement Park is located next to the Queens Zoo in the Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Fantasy Forest is home to The Flushing Meadows Carousel, The Corona Cobra Coaster, and other fun attractions and games.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel, ride other attractions, and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5914993d88bc2.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:30:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/zumba-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/zumba-with-dodge-ymca Date: June 11, 2017

Dodge YMCA fitness instructor Alma Bonilla’s Zumba classes are so much fun you’ll forget that you’re burning calories!

ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and International music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. before each class.
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each afternoon before participating.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 4:30 pm 5:30 am 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Bossa Nova with Ramsay Rawson]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/bossa-nova-with-ramsay-rawson http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/bossa-nova-with-ramsay-rawson Date: June 11, 2017

Enjoy an upbeat bossa nova concert played by local musician, Ramsay Rawson, to kick off our summer events. Bossa nova is a genre of Brazilian music that is a fusion of samba and jazz. It will be sure to get you energized and ready for summer!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Stuyvesant Square

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.73379898071289000, -73.98439788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59279b4717c97.jpeg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 17:45:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Let’s Dance!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/summer-on-the-hudson-lets-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/summer-on-the-hudson-lets-dance Date: June 11, 2017

Learn to dance Salsa, Zouk, and Bachata with lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School featuring DJ Ray Colon.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 6:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c05d2316466.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Pride: Equality Rally for Unity and Pride]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/brooklyn-pride-equality-rally-for-unity-and-pride http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/brooklyn-pride-equality-rally-for-unity-and-pride Date: June 11, 2017

Join us for a equality rally and candlelight vigil for the first anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub tragedy. Speakers will include Public Advocate Trish James and NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 768-3195

Location: Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)

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B111 J.J. Byrne Playground 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.67293930053711000, -73.98460388183594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592d82badf8d5.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Richard III]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/richard-iii http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/richard-iii Date: June 11, 2017

Join NYC Parks and Smith Street Stage for an evening of Shakespeare!

Enjoy Smith Street Stage's fresh take on the classic, Richard III. This powerful play reveals the story of a country in turmoil and a madman lusting for power. As the ruthless and charismatic Richard claws his way to the throne, a nation is forced to the breaking point in this chilling tale of a tyrant, his enablers, and those who attempt to resist.

Know Before You Go:

Theatre-goers are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes prior to curtain time. The stage will be set at the east end of Brooklyn's beautiful Carroll Park, along Smith Street. Ground seating is open to the public, as well as a limited number of chairs.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Carroll Park

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B019 Carroll Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.68109893798828000, -73.99539947509766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b7f1d90e5e.jpg Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Under the Stars: The Lorax]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/movie-under-the-stars-the-lorax http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/movie-under-the-stars-the-lorax Date: June 11, 2017

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

A young boy meets a cantankerous yet endearing creature known as the Lorax while seeking out a rare tree.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Westbourne Playground

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Q266 Westbourne Playground 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.60792871060000000, -73.76440738710000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58e68dfddf77e.jpg Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Despicable Me (2010)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/movies-under-the-stars-despicable-me-2010 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/movies-under-the-stars-despicable-me-2010 Date: June 11, 2017

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

When wicked, super-villain Gru (Steve Carell) hatches a plan to steal the moon. Surrounded by an army of little yellow minions and his impenetrable arsenal of weapons, Gru prepares to vanquish anyone who stand in his way. But nothing in his calculations and groundwork has prepared him for his greatest challenge: three adorable orphan girls (Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Elsie Fisher) who want to make him their dad.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Homecrest Playground

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B166B Homecrest Playground 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.58602714040000000, -73.95728306810000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592751062cf1d.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 13:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night: Despicable Me]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/outdoor-movie-night-aladdin http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/outdoor-movie-night-aladdin Date: June 11, 2017

In celebration of our 25th anniversary, many of this summer's featured films will take us back to the year 1992! Whether a classic favorite or a recent blockbuster, Randall's Island Park is an amazing place to take in a flick.

Wicked, supervillain Gru (Steve Carell) hatches a plan to steal the moon with the help of his trusty army of little yellow minions. All plans change when he faces his greatest challenge three adorable orphan girls (Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Elsie Fisher) who want to make him their dad!

Start time: 8:40 pm

End time: 10:10 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 8:40 pm 10:10 pm 40.78372985973800000, -73.93353271484400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a816e1c9a.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 17:45:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Bootcamp in the Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/bootcamp-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/bootcamp-in-the-park Date: June 12, 2017

Join HY/HK Alliance for a free Bootcamp fitness class with Ruel Davis!

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise: Abhaya Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/sunrise-abhaya-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/sunrise-abhaya-yoga Date: June 12, 2017

Escape the bustle of the city with sunrise yoga in the morning light.

Join Sunrise Abhaya Yoga for a yoga class that integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation and meditation to stretch, strengthen and condition.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. before each class.
- Remember to bring a mat if you have one (a limited number of mats are available first come first served - with valid ID).
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each morning before participating.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Other Homes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/exhibition-other-homes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/exhibition-other-homes Date: June 12, 2017

Curated by Audra Lambert (Antecedent Projects), Other Homes is a group exhibition that considers the role of organic materials in contemporary art, specifically art that utilizes found objects and assemblage. Marina Andrij?i?-Ojeda, Jon Bunge, Katya Grokhovsky, Rachel Hornaday and Nyugen Smith each consider the effects of natural environments on contemporary art. Their works consider our intimacy with the natural environment while examining the tension created by transforming organic matter into assembled and found artworks.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8114

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58fa39f951bba.jpg Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:15:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/central-park-tour-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/central-park-tour-north-woods Date: June 12, 2017

The North Woods is the largest of the Park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City. Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.

Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.

The tour route involves many hills and stairs, and some uneven terrain. The tour starts at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues), and ends near the Pool (103rd Street and Central Park West).

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

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/589a1dbb84ab0.JPG Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Language Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/bryant-park-language-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/bryant-park-language-classes Date: June 12, 2017

Bryant Park speaks Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, and French with instruction by inlingua. Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season without needing to play catch up.

Please note: Pre-registration is required, and opens one week before each class date. Please email inlinguainBryantPark@inlingua.com to reserve a spot. 20 student capacity per class. Attendance is limited to one class for each language offered. We are able to accept drop-ins on the day of class if it is not full.

Start time: 11:45 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 11:45 am 12:30 pm 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Thu, 25 May 2017 17:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Sports & Fitness Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/sports-fitness-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/sports-fitness-day Date: June 12, 2017

Join NYC Parks & Council Member Donovan J. Richards for a fun day of activities including Street Hockey, inflatables, soccer, fitness classes, relay races, music, popcorn, cotton candy, and more!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Laurelton Playground

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Q108 Laurelton Playground 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.67056043292600000, -73.73606634140000000 Fri, 02 Jun 2017 13:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park HSBC Business & Finance Talk with Maureen Chiquet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/bryant-park-hsbc-business-finance-talk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/bryant-park-hsbc-business-finance-talk Date: June 12, 2017

Ready to get smart? Books on finance, economics, business, and money.

Join a discussion of Beyond the Label: Women, Leadership, and Success on Our Own Terms by Maureen Chiquet, Former Global CEO of Chanel.

Hosted by Alexis Meissner, Head of Securities Services, Americas, HSBC

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 12:30 pm 1:45 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592702c7e6196.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 17:45:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Charlotte's Web]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/charlottes-web http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/charlottes-web Date: June 12, 2017

Enjoy a live performance of this popular classic for children of all ages.

Performed by Plaza Theatrical productions. Generously sponsored by Council Member Eric A. Ulrich.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Sobelsohn Playground (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.70970153808600000, -73.83540344238300000 Mon, 01 May 2017 13:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn How to Play Lacrosse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/learn-to-play-lacrosse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/learn-to-play-lacrosse Date: June 12, 2017

Children between the ages of 7 and 12 will learn the basics of lacrosse while having fun!

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: I.S. 2 George L. Egbert Playground

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2017-06-12 2017-06-12 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.57730102539062500, -74.10109710693360000 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:14:53 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at SummerStage in Central Park as a part of Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-summerstage-in-central-park-as-a-part-of-family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-summerstage-in-central-park-as-a-part-of-family-day Date: June 12, 2017

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


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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.77279663085937500, -73.97016906738281000 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Boro-Linc Staten Island: Using Art to Envision the Future (Unit 3)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/borolinc-staten-island-using-art-to-envision-the-future-unit-3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/borolinc-staten-island-using-art-to-envision-the-future-unit-3 Date: June 12, 2017

Free arts workshops for the whole family! Songwriting, art-making, storytelling, poetry, movement and puppetry collide in this series of hands-on workshops for kids and adults alike.

Join Lincoln Center Boro-Linc’s Artist in Residence, Emma Alabaster, and special guest artists to learn about and share where we come from, where we live, and the futures we want to see. Come to meet your neighbors, connect with your family, inspire and be inspired by people of all ages. Most importantly, come to have fun!

Unit 3: Where Are We Going?
We will use art as a way to envision the futures we desire. Together we will make a real and science-fiction future through protest songs, movement, and puppetry.

This event takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on June 5, 7, 12, and 14 in Building P. There will be a special performance event on Saturday, June 17 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

No experience necessary. All workshops are free and open to the public. Dinner is provided free-of-charge.

Registration
We only have space for 25 participants, so sign up today! Participants are encouraged to commit to all dates in the unit. Please register on Eventbrite.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 425-3515

Location: Building P (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)

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R116 Snug Harbor Cultural Center 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.64189454909600000, -74.10201304660700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58ee7264f1c1f.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 12:30:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Slackline Jamboree]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/slackline-jamboree http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/slackline-jamboree Date: June 12, 2017

Join us as we partner up with OutdoorFest and head outside for a night of slacklining and yoga at the Riverside Rings! Master slackliners will also be in attendance to show off their skills and show you the ropes.


RSVP here!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-360-3338

Location: Riverside Park Traveling Rings (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 6:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.80063681415700000, -73.97343492507900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59109bcabd0a2.jpg Tue, 23 May 2017 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[High Line Art Tour: Mutations]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/art-tour-mutations http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/art-tour-mutations Date: June 12, 2017

From sculptures and murals to performances and videos, the High Line is filled with public art. Join High Line Art Assistant Curator Melanie Kress for an insider's view on High Line Art's current Mutations exhibition.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: High Line (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 6:00 pm 7:15 pm 40.74670028686523400, -74.00569915771484000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5924a8d480898.jpg Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Drum Circle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/drum-circle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/drum-circle Date: June 12, 2017

Bring your own hand drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teacher. Djembes, ashikos, congas, bongos, frame drums, doumbeks, tamborines or any hand drum you might have around.

The teacher will also bring some extra drums for folks that would like to try the class but don’t have a drum.

All ages welcome — kids to adults.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5943036710119.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition Closing Celebration and Exhibition Tour: Other Homes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/exhibition-closing-celebration-and-exhibition-tour-other-homes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/exhibition-closing-celebration-and-exhibition-tour-other-homes Date: June 12, 2017

Join us at the closing celebration and exhibition tour of Other Homes at the Arsenal Gallery in Central Park!

Curated by Audra Lambert (Antecedent Projects), Other Homes is a group exhibition that considers the role of organic materials in contemporary art, specifically art that utilizes found objects and assemblage. Marina Andrijcic-Ojeda, Jon Bunge, Katya Grokhovsky, Rachel Hornaday, and Nyugen Smith each consider the effects of natural environments on contemporary art. Their works consider our intimacy with the natural environment while examining the tension created by transforming organic matter into assembled and found artworks.

The exhibit will be on view at the Arsenal Gallery from May 4 through June 15, 2017 on weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8114

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58fa4088afd40.jpg Wed, 03 May 2017 17:30:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: June 12, 2017

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lawn area behind the track and field area (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 6:00 pm 6:45 pm 40.84830093383800000, -73.82260131835900000 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[West African Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/west-african-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/west-african-dance Date: June 12, 2017

Join us for this fun dance class. All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance. Get fit while having tons of fun!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594305f136f0d.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn-to-Row 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/learntorow-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/learntorow-2 Date: June 12, 2017

Learn-to-Row 2 picks up where Learn-to-Row 1 leaves off. Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges. The majority of the time will be spent increasing focus on working together, developing rhythm, and building power to move the boat as efficiently as possible.

All classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The prerequisite for this course is our Learn-to-Row 1 program.

After completing Learn-to-Row 2, participants will have the opportunity to continue rowing with our Recreational Masters program!

To learn more about Row New York's 2017 Learn-To-Row 2 classes, please contact our Adult Program Coordinator & Competitive Masters Head Coach, Claudia Loeber, at cloeber@rownewyork.org.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433.3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-06-12 2017-06-12 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c04c7b36592.jpg Mon, 08 May 2017 16:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[The Met Opera Summer Recital Series: Central Park SummerStage]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/the-mets-summer-recital-series-at-central-park-summerstage http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/12/the-mets-summer-recital-series-at-central-park-summerstage Date: June 12, 2017

The Met’s popular concert series in New York City parks in all five boroughs kicks off on Monday, June 12, at SummerStage in Central Park, with an evening of arias and duets from a variety of operas. The first two recitals feature soprano Susanna Phillips—a Met favorite who recently appeared in the exciting new production of L’Amour de Loin—alongside star tenor Stephen Costello and enchanting mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong. The four subsequent recitals showcase three rising young artists—soprano So Young Park, tenor Petr Nekoranec, and baritone Hyung Yun. Dan Saunders will be at the piano to accompany each performance.

Recitals are free.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-12 2017-06-12 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.77279663085937500, -73.97016906738281000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593085a796ae3.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 17:30:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: June 13, 2017

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

Bryant Park Tai Chi is provided by the Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Master Hyland Harris.

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: June 13, 2017

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 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:30:10 EST
<![CDATA[Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/meditation Date: June 13, 2017

Start your Tuesdays off right. Rise above the city streets and begin your day focused, centered, and connected with nature. Join the Integral Yoga Institute, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, and other guests for guided meditations. Open to people of all ages and experience levels.

Meditation is subject to cancellation due to weather. Check @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: On the High Line at 22nd St. (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.74711794880300000, -74.00518564608800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f438fbae5b.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/fitness-walk Date: June 13, 2017

Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two 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 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Mon, 15 May 2017 12:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated Date: June 13, 2017

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

About the Artists

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:14:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Other Homes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/exhibition-other-homes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/exhibition-other-homes Date: June 13, 2017

Curated by Audra Lambert (Antecedent Projects), Other Homes is a group exhibition that considers the role of organic materials in contemporary art, specifically art that utilizes found objects and assemblage. Marina Andrij?i?-Ojeda, Jon Bunge, Katya Grokhovsky, Rachel Hornaday and Nyugen Smith each consider the effects of natural environments on contemporary art. Their works consider our intimacy with the natural environment while examining the tension created by transforming organic matter into assembled and found artworks.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8114

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58fa39f951bba.jpg Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:15:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/tai-chi Date: June 13, 2017

Don't miss this amazing opportunity to discover a new discipline and find balance and relaxation in our beautiful park! Join our neighbors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society for an introductory practice of the different moves included in the basic Tai Chi set. Tai Chi is learned by doing: the instructor will demonstrate, then perform the moves with the class, and finally watch the students as they repeat them. Movements are believed to help calm the emotions, focus the mind, and strengthen the immune system.

People of all ages and conditions can learn.

In the event of rain, Tai Chi will be moved into the 14th Street passage, on the High Line at 14th Street.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: On the High Line at 13th Street (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.74072892169700000, -74.00806097415200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f4dbd68d6f.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing for Hope Pop-Up Piano at the Greenbelt Nature Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/sing-for-hope-popup-piano-at-the-greenbelt-nature-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/sing-for-hope-popup-piano-at-the-greenbelt-nature-center Date: June 13, 2017

This citywide public art project places 50 pianos across the five boroughs. All pianists are invited to visit during our hours of operation to tickle the ivories on a beautiful outdoor piano. For more information on this project, or locations of other Pop-Up Pianos, please visit Sing for Hope's website.

Please note that the nature center is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58ebdb4955e30.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 12:30:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: June 13, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:23 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/bryant-park-yoga Date: June 13, 2017

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

Class held on the upper terrace.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b41390267c.jpg Tue, 16 May 2017 14:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Paint it Up]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/paint-it-up http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/paint-it-up Date: June 13, 2017

Create a still-life painting on canvas to take home. This program is suitable for adults.

Paint It Up Program Schedule
May: Upcycle Decorative Painted Cans and Containers
June: Recycle Painted Rocks-painted nature on rocks

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/central-park-tour-the-art-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/central-park-tour-the-art-of-the-park Date: June 13, 2017

Central Park has long been revered as a masterpiece of living art. Visitors on this tour will admire park vistas as if walking through a landscape painting, all while learning about the park's intricate design features. Discover the park's most artfully executed landscapes on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include: Sheep Meadow, the Mall, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, the Ramble, and Belvedere Castle.

The tour route involves hills and stairs. The tour starts at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park at 65th Street), and ends at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street)

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57080188cc420.jpg Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 13, 2017

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590ce046bc4d3.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: June 13, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:24 EST
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 Date: June 13, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 2:00 pm 2:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:25 EST
<![CDATA[Painting Nature with the Art Student's League]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/painting-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/painting-nature Date: June 13, 2017

Bring your child for a fun afternoon of painting the scenery around them, with the help of Art Student's League's Pedro Rodriguez. It's a cool activity for a hot day.

Supplies will be provided!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.90010070800800000, -73.87220001220700000 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/gallery-tour Date: June 13, 2017

Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow leads a tour of current exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery. The group show, Outcasts: Women in the Wilderness, explores how women have been treated and portrayed as outcasts in history, myth and biblical legend. In the Sunroom Project Space, Sonya Blesofsky’s sculptural installation is inspired by the history of Glyndor House, while Sindy Butz's life-sized replicaof a fireplace in one of Wave Hill’s buildings includes enlarged photographs and videos of her performing with Wave Hill fireplaces.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590cde5f811f3.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Book Worms]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/book-worms http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/book-worms Date: June 13, 2017

Book Worms is a program for children to share and develop their love for reading. Children will be able to develop and advance their literacy skills through a variety of fun and educational literacy games, activities, and library trips.

Registration is required. To register, please email Dana.Vitolo@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 816-6172.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:14:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/kids-le-petit-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/kids-le-petit-art Date: June 13, 2017

Make your own miniature, personalized art for gift or to keep. This class is suitable for kids ages six to 12 years old.

Kids Le Petit Art Schedule
May: Painting Small Cans Upcycle Art
June: Create A Mini Book

Start time: 2:45 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 2:45 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/tour-of-gracie-mansion3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/tour-of-gracie-mansion3 Date: June 13, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 3:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 3:00 pm 3:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:30:23 EST
<![CDATA[Art in Action]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/art-in-action http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/art-in-action Date: June 13, 2017

Art in Action is a program where children will be given the opportunity to develop their creativity and personal expression through a variety of fun and educational arts and crafts projects.

Registration is required. To register, please email Dana.Vitolo@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 816.6172.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:30:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Presents: New York City Opera]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/bryant-park-presents-new-york-city-opera http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/bryant-park-presents-new-york-city-opera Date: June 13, 2017

Extraordinary performances produced by New York City Opera, including never-before-seen previews of upcoming productions.

Listen to excerpts from Rossini's La Cenerentola, from 4:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m. and again from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Soccer Training Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/soccer-training-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/soccer-training-camp Date: June 13, 2017

Children ages 6 through 13 will be able to participate in a variety of physical exercises while learning the basic fundamentals of soccer.

Registration is required. To register, please email Dana.Vitolo@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 816-6172.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 4:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d29b3e7ad1d.jpg Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Seed Ball Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/seed-ball-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/seed-ball-workshop Date: June 13, 2017

Seed balls are small clumps of compost, clay, and seeds which can be effortlessly tossed into any garden bed, tree pit, or other area that needs to be planted with. It's a great way to beautify community garden beds or other spaces without a lot of digging, bending, or heavy lifting. The workshop will entail working on our compost bins to create finished compost for rich growing medium in which to germinate seeds, mix with clay to bind it together, then add native wildflower seeds.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 647-8275

Location: Bainbridge Avenue Garden

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2017-06-13 2017-06-13 5:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.87094000000000000, -73.88394700000000000 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Table Toppers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/table-toppers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/table-toppers Date: June 13, 2017

Children participate in a variety of table-top games and tournaments.

Registration is required. To register, please email Dana.Vitolo@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 816-6172.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 5:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:44:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/little-hell-gate-salt-marsh http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/little-hell-gate-salt-marsh Date: June 13, 2017

Join us for a tour of our flagship salt marsh! Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.79146526423800000, -73.92687702179000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58bf04d7e062e.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing and Sign: Sign Language Class with Baby Fingers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/sing-and-sign-sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/sing-and-sign-sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers Date: June 13, 2017

Learn American Sign Language through songs and play with other parents, educators, and/or children close to your child’s age. Go home each week with new vocabulary and new tunes to enhance communication between you and your child! Whether you intend to incorporate sign language in your life for the long term or simply during this pre-verbal/developing verbal time, watch in awe as your child discovers the world of language. See the research come to life, as music and sign language both aid in the development of language and literacy. Baby Fingers programs incorporate the research supporting the benefits of sign language at all ages and stages, for children with and without special needs.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5944219cf25cc.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Illustrated Talk & Workshop: Genealogy 101 Introduction to Family History Research with Richard Fipphen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/illustrated-talk-workshop-genealogy-101-introduction-to-family-history-research-with-richard-fipphen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/illustrated-talk-workshop-genealogy-101-introduction-to-family-history-research-with-richard-fipphen Date: June 13, 2017

“Genealogy is the second most popular hobby in the U.S. … and the second most visited category of websites. It’s a billion-dollar industry …” (TIME Magazine)

Are you interested in researching your family history – but maybe a little overwhelmed and not sure even where to begin? This presentation will cover several topics on getting started with your research, including: where to find records of your ancestors, whether in libraries, courthouses, archives — or online; interpreting research data; and proving ancestral connections. Tips on using online databases will also be discussed. After the presentation, discussion will continue over refreshments in the garden. You’ll leave with a packet of material to help get you started on your journey.

This talk on the fundamentals of genealogical research will be centered around the ancestry of Gertrude Tredwell (1840-1933). Gertrude was the descendant of early Massachusetts settlers, including Mayflower passengers John Alden and Priscilla Mullins.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Presents Tonight We Dance: Tango the Night Away!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/nyc-parks-presents-tonight-we-dance-tango-the-night-away http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/nyc-parks-presents-tonight-we-dance-tango-the-night-away Date: June 13, 2017

Spend Tuesday evenings in June experiencing the not-to-be-missed “authentic Buenos Aires Tango”. Make friends or dance while enjoying tango music, stories, and classes! All are welcome!

This event is presented in partnership with Strictly Tango NYC. Entertainment generously funded by Whole Foods Market.

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Marcus Garvey Park

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.80450820922851600, -73.94366455078125000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591222845d61a.JPG Fri, 12 May 2017 16:29:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Plants that Take the Heat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/plants-that-take-the-heat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/plants-that-take-the-heat Date: June 13, 2017

Whether you want a lively tree bed, a bodacious window box, or a colorful front yard, it helps to use drought- and heat-tolerant plants. We’ll share some tough beauties and water-wise tips to stop your garden from wilting this summer.

(This workshop is full. Please contact Brooklyn Botanic Garden with any questions at community@bbg.org.)

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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B010 Brooklyn Botanic Garden 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.66759872436523400, -73.96179962158203000 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn-to-Row 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/learntorow-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/learntorow-2 Date: June 13, 2017

Learn-to-Row 2 picks up where Learn-to-Row 1 leaves off. Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges. The majority of the time will be spent increasing focus on working together, developing rhythm, and building power to move the boat as efficiently as possible.

All classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The prerequisite for this course is our Learn-to-Row 1 program.

After completing Learn-to-Row 2, participants will have the opportunity to continue rowing with our Recreational Masters program!

To learn more about Row New York's 2017 Learn-To-Row 2 classes, please contact our Adult Program Coordinator & Competitive Masters Head Coach, Claudia Loeber, at cloeber@rownewyork.org.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433.3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-06-13 2017-06-13 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c04c7b36592.jpg Mon, 08 May 2017 16:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/yoga-in-the-park Date: June 13, 2017

Spend time breathing, stretching, and taking full advantage of the day at a Randall's Island yoga class. Bring your yoga mat and come tone your muscles while finding your inner peace. Ages 15 and older are welcome to attend.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.79418631968900000, -73.91398096084600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b59ca84d70b.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: June 13, 2017

Join Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a multi-level class that tones and balances your muscles, aligns your body, and strengthens your core!

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c0689588178.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit Date: June 13, 2017

Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout. Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 6:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.80417773640200000, -73.97017335891700000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/evening-yoga Date: June 13, 2017

This yoga class is appropriate for all ages and abilities. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring your own mat and water. No class in case of rain. Please follow Bread and Yoga Facebook Page for the most up-to-date cancellations.

*No class on Tuesday, July 4.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594424cb151b3.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: June 13, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa2edbf28e.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: June 13, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 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 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa30d88260.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: June 13, 2017

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2017-06-13 2017-06-13 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59357922a9d5a.jpg Wed, 05 Jul 2017 17:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[NY Philharmonic Concerts in the Park - Van Cortlandt Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/ny-philharmonic-concerts-in-the-park-van-cortlandt-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/ny-philharmonic-concerts-in-the-park-van-cortlandt-park Date: June 13, 2017

The New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, have become an iconic New York summer experience since they began in 1965, transforming parks throughout the city into a patchwork of picnickers and providing music lovers with an opportunity to hear the best classical music under the stars.

This year’s series caps off the season-spanning celebration of the Orchestra’s 175 years of serving New York City by concluding The New World Initiative, the citywide project that explores Dvo?ák’s New World Symphony and its theme of home through performances and community outreach. Each of the concerts includes this masterpiece, which the Philharmonic premiered, and you can sing or play along with the Orchestra in the “Goin’ Home” theme from the Largo, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert!

There will be fireworks by Bay Fireworks following the performances in the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Van Cortlandt Park

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.89160156250000000, -73.89289855957031000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593079f76d6d7.JPG Thu, 01 Jun 2017 16:44:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Washington Square Music Festival: Von Winter, Mozart, Fauré, and Ravel,]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/washington-square-music-festival-von-winter-mozart-faur-and-ravel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/washington-square-music-festival-von-winter-mozart-faur-and-ravel Date: June 13, 2017

The Festival Chamber Orchestra will perform music of Von Winter, Mozart, Fauré, and Ravel, conducted by Lutz Rath at Washington Square Park.

Rain space: Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 525-3621

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-06-13 2017-06-13 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593af4982141f.png Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Shine A Light]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/movies-under-the-stars-shine-a-light http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/13/movies-under-the-stars-shine-a-light Date: June 13, 2017

Celebrate Music Month with NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment!

Filmmaker Martin Scorsese documents the Rolling Stones' energetic performance at New York's Beacon Theatre. The concert, filmed in 2006, features Stones standards and favorites, plus guest appearances by Buddy Guy, Christina Aguilera and Jack White III. Scorsese takes note of the band's long career with music clips and interviews from previous decades.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Prospect Park - Long Meadow

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2017-06-13 2017-06-13 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.67255008940000000, -73.96983146670000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5927534ea85b2.png Tue, 30 May 2017 13:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/sunrise-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/sunrise-tai-chi Date: June 14, 2017

Start your day out right; come enjoy Sunrise Tai Chi classes with certified Tai Chi Instructor Robert Martinez on the beautiful David Rockefeller Linden Terrace.

These classes are suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water.

Please check the Fort Tryon Park's Facebook Page for weather/air advisory cancellations.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-06-14 2017-06-14 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.86169815063476600, -73.93350219726562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a079bbdd43.jpg Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/bryant-park-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/bryant-park-boot-camp Date: June 14, 2017

Join The Rise NYC, a community-driven pop-up fitness group, for a Boot Camp on the Fountain Terrace, on the Sixth Avenue side of the park. Rotations through exercises like crunches, planks, push-ups, burpees, and mountain climbers ensure a mixture of cardio and strength training that will keep you coming back--and seeing results.

No equipment necessary; smiles and high-fives encouraged. Rain or shine.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-14 2017-06-14 6:30 am 7:00 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Exercise with Nancy Bruning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/outdoor-exercise-with-nancy-bruning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/outdoor-exercise-with-nancy-bruning Date: June 14, 2017

Join us for free fitness walks in Mornngside Park led by exercise consultant Nancy Bruning. The sessions will include a variety of exercises that use park features such as stairs, benches, and retaining walls to work every muscle group.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone: (646) 318-8544

Location: 123rd Street Park House (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2017-06-14 2017-06-14 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.80199813842800000, -73.95999908447300000 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:15:05 EDT