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, 17 Aug 2017 13:54:28 GMT <![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 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[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/gallery-tour Date: July 18, 2017

Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow will lead 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’sincludes 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59383ab58d3d3.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/kids-le-petit-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/kids-le-petit-art Date: July 18, 2017

Kids create their own miniature art to take home. The piece is small enough to carry in your pocket or in your hand. For ages 6 to 12 years old. Parents or adults welcome with their younger child.

Schedule

  • July: Thumb Things - Little ones make watercolor work of art with their very own thumb print
  • August: Mini Greeting Cards-Make a mini greeting card to keep or give as a gift
  • September: Mini Books - Make a mini journal, or coloring book of your own

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/ed-center-open-hours Date: July 18, 2017

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70410156250000000, -73.99019622802734000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/tour-of-gracie-mansion3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/tour-of-gracie-mansion3 Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 3:00 pm 3:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:30:24 EST
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic with BALSA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/basketball-clinic Date: July 18, 2017

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Replenishing Your Soil]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/replenishing-your-soil http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/replenishing-your-soil Date: July 18, 2017

Want to learn how to keep your plants growing strong this season? In this workshop we will discuss how to use amendments such as bone and blood meal to reintroduce nutrients into your soil. Amending your soil throughout the season will keep your plants nourished and viable.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212)602-5300

Location: 400 Montauk Avenue Block Association

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2017-07-18 2017-07-18 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.66883290000000000, -73.87697560000000000 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: East Side Evening Stroll]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/central-park-tour-east-side-evening-stroll http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/central-park-tour-east-side-evening-stroll Date: July 18, 2017

Join us after work for an evening stroll along part of Central Park's East Side. Central Park Conservancy guides lead you on a casual walk from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace.

Learn about the Zoo, the Arsenal, Balto, The Mall, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, and the Lake on this tour designed for New York summer evenings.

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

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579a44b9537e5.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Music with Coyote Pups]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/kids-music-with-coyote-pups http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/kids-music-with-coyote-pups Date: July 18, 2017

In this highly entertaining and educational class, music is used as a vehicle for kids to learn about the world around them. Hank’s energetic approach and commitment to engage each and every child in class creates an atmosphere where singing and moving become essential elements of life. Hank’s intention is to help kids and parents embody the music learned in class so it can be easily translated to experiences out in the world.For families with kids ages infant to 6 year olds.

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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594423008c820.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Workshop: Exquisite Plant Collages with Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/art-workshop-exquisite-plant-collages-with-adam-frezza-terri-chiao http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/art-workshop-exquisite-plant-collages-with-adam-frezza-terri-chiao Date: July 18, 2017

Join artists Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao for a hands-on workshop making collaborative plant collages inspired by the Arsenal rooftop garden.

The Exquisite Plant Collages are a series of collages on paper loosely inspired by the surrealist drawing game Exquisite Corpse, in which new forms are created through the collective agency of multiple drawers. In this series, Adam and Terri work back and forth and together to create a collection of unique images constructed of cut painted paper.

Admission is free but space is limited. To RSVP, please email artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov.

In conjunction with the exhibition Plant Patterns, on view in the Arsenal Gallery through September 1, 2017. For accessibility information, contact Art & Antiquities by July 14, 2017 at artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5942efe0cafe9.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with Strictly Tango]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-with-strictly-tango http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-with-strictly-tango Date: July 18, 2017

Spend Tuesday evenings in July and August experiencing the Taste of Tango! Make friends or dance with a new partner while enjoying tango music, stories, classes and open dance. Strictly Tango NYC Dance School, brings you the “authentic Buenos Aires Tango feeling.” Everyone will learn,to dance and have fun. Don’t miss it!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.73130035400390600, -73.99819946289062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590893e1a67d8.JPG Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/evening-yoga Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 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[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/yoga-in-the-park Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 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[Learn-to-Row 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/learntorow-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/learntorow-2 Date: July 18, 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.

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

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

Questions about our 2017 Learn-To-Row 2 classes? Contact our Adult Program Coordinator & Competitive Masters Head Coach, Claudia Loeber, at cloeber@rownewyork.org for more information.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-18 2017-07-18 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c04d320090f.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 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/2017/07/18/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 6:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.80417773640200000, -73.97017335891700000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Fitness with Maxie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie Date: July 18, 2017

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise with Latin-inspired dance steps.

Sponsored by Queens Public Library and Connect Care

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival: Planetarium with Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner and James McAlister]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/planetarium-with-sufjan-stevens-nico-muhly-bryce-dessner-and-james-mcalister http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/planetarium-with-sufjan-stevens-nico-muhly-bryce-dessner-and-james-mcalister Date: July 18, 2017

Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner and James McAlister will perform at the Bandshell as part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, presented in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance. For the latest information, including weather updates, set times, seating configurations, and FAQs, please visit the BRIC website.

A concept album co-composed by Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner (The National), James McAlister, and Nico Muhly, Planetarium is an expansive song cycle that explores the Sun, the Moon, the planets and other celestial bodies of our solar system (and beyond) through soundscape, song, science and myth. The result of this creative alliance is a musical and aesthetic journey as far-reaching as its subject: from lush piano ballads to prog-rock political anthems, curious electronic back-beats to classical cadenzas, the vast musical styles seek to explore the diversity and mystery of our cosmos. These talented musicians will bring sing about the stars while under the stars at the Bandshell this summer.

Gates open an hour before the performance unless otherwise noted, and all performances are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park Bandshell (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.66336442715600000, -73.97654700279300000 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 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/2017/07/18/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: July 18, 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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2017-07-18 2017-07-18 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[NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 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[Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents The Three Musketeers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers Date: July 18, 2017

It's all for one and one for all as D'Artagnan and the Musketeers fight to protect the ones they love from the revolting exploits of Cardinal Richelieu.

A story of double crossings, kidnappings, and carefully-guarded secrets, complete with lavish fights and sweeping romance, The Three Musketeers reminds us that through strength, courage and unity, you can always defend what you believe in.

Directed by Jenny Bennett, Choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher, Fight Director: Manny Brown

Friday evening performances begin at 8:30 p.m., immediately after JazzMobile.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80488245516300000, -73.94440275430700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594427843a333.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:30:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Sing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/movies-under-the-stars-sing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/movies-under-the-stars-sing Date: July 18, 2017

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

This animated musical comedy tell the story of Koala Buster Moon presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Facing the crumbling of his life's ambition, he takes one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition. Five contestants emerge: a mouse, a timid elephant, a pig, a gorilla and a punk-rock porcupine. This wonderful film features the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Hudson and Tori Kelly.

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: Montgomery St. Between Franklin Ave. And Mckeever Pl. (in Jackie Robinson Playground)

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B357 Jackie Robinson Playground 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.66579818725600000, -73.95919799804700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595a66412d8f3.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 12:15:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Cars (2006)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/movies-under-the-stars-cars-2006 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/movies-under-the-stars-cars-2006 Date: July 18, 2017

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

This 2006 Pixar animated comedy-adventure takes off with hot-shot race-car, Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) traveling to California to race against the King (Richard Petty) and Chick Hicks (Michael Keaton) for the Piston Cup Championship. But, he becomes lost after falling out of his trailer in the rundown Radiator Springs. While there he slowly befriends the town's odd residents, including Sally (Bonnie Hunt), Doc Hudson (Paul Newman) and Mater (Larry the Cable Guy). When it comes time for him to leave to championship is no longer his top priority.

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: Sheridan Playground (in William Sheridan Playground)

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B124 William Sheridan Playground 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.71506162106800000, -73.96411790699200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595a786006e3d.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:30:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night: The Iron Giant]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/move-night-the-iron-giant http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/move-night-the-iron-giant Date: July 18, 2017

A young boy befriends a giant robot from outer space that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy.

Join NYRP for this animated masterpiece shown in the heart of Brooklyn, at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden!

Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Jane Bailey Memorial Garden

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2017-07-18 2017-07-18 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.68759918212890600, -73.95819854736328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f048394d2d.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Transformers: Dark of the Moon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/movies-under-the-stars-transformers-dark-of-the-moon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/movies-under-the-stars-transformers-dark-of-the-moon Date: July 18, 2017

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

The war between the Autobots and the Decepticons continues in this sequel, in which the Transformers must face a new menace connected to a mysterious wreck found on the moon by the Apollo 11 crew.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Seaside Wildlife Nature Park

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R145 Seaside Wildlife Nature Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.54041126733600000, -74.14245438575800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594e86fe4600e.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/the-fence Date: July 19, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/bryant-park-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/bryant-park-boot-camp Date: July 19, 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 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:30 am 7:00 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/sunrise-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/sunrise-tai-chi Date: July 19, 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 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.86169815063476600, -73.93350219726562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a079bbdd43.jpg Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Exercise with Nancy Bruning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/outdoor-exercise-with-nancy-bruning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/outdoor-exercise-with-nancy-bruning Date: July 19, 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 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.80199813842800000, -73.95999908447300000 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/competitive-rowing-camp Date: July 19, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-19 2017-07-19 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c056b59d2b3.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: July 19, 2017

Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session. The paintings will celebrate the park as a place of natural beauty and respite in our often chaotic urban environment. The students will work in the style of NYC artist and Rush Director of Education Meridith McNeal.

Rush Summer Session is a free art education program provided to underserved youth by the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Garibaldi Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/free-yoga-at-garibaldi-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/free-yoga-at-garibaldi-plaza Date: July 19, 2017

Get your yoga on in Washington Square Park this summer with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Breathe, move, and stretch with us Wednesday mornings at Garibaldi Plaza. Please bring your own yoga mat.

Free, courtesy of NYC Parks.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593971deb3c70.jpg Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Crew Camp (Manhattan)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/crew-camp-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/crew-camp-manhattan Date: July 19, 2017

Since 2004, Row New York has taught summer rowing camps to 6th through 12th graders, beginners and competitors. Camps run out of the beautiful Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse in Manhattan and our newest rowing location, the Paerdegat Basin Launch in Brooklyn.

Campers join for many reasons – fitness, discovery of a new sport, a competitive college application – but ultimately find one common result, a team to call their own.

During our novice Crew Camp your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan. Our three-week camp focuses on fun, fitness, and teamwork while prioritizing safety on the water. Campers are lead by experienced coaches while learning basic rowing techniques and boat moving skills, on and off the water.

No experience is necessary to join!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-19 2017-07-19 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c054e82c2ba.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated Date: July 19, 2017

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

About the Artists

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Farm and Compost Volunteer Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/farm-and-compost-volunteer-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/farm-and-compost-volunteer-days Date: July 19, 2017

Join the NYC Compost Project and lend a hand at our sustainable farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, but may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-19 2017-07-19 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929753eed195.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: July 19, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 19, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Coastal Cleanups]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/coastal-cleanups http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/coastal-cleanups Date: July 19, 2017

Team up with other caring volunteers and combat pollution along our coastlines while cleaning up the park's beaches and salt marshes.

Children are welcome to volunteer with a parent or guardian and volunteers under 18 must submit the Conservancy's Parental Consent form on site.

For more information, please visit Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's website.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70294877799900000, -73.99473768472700000 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp: Mini Camp 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/mini-camp-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/mini-camp-2017 Date: July 19, 2017

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

For kids ages 3 to 5 years old.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947d62e8c0f1.png Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Coastal Cleanup]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/coastal-cleanup http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/coastal-cleanup Date: July 19, 2017

Coastal Cleanup Volunteers give back to the community by helping us remove hundreds of pounds of trash from Pier 1 salt marshes and beaches. Scheduled times are according to low tides, from May through October.

All volunteers must fill out a waiver on site and submit it before any activity begins. Volunteers 18 years old or younger should submit their waiver signed by a parent or guardian; volunteers 16 years old or younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Groups with 10 members or fewer are welcome to join in our 2-hour long Coastal Cleanup sessions. Space is limited. Please fill out a Coastal Cleanup Group Form to request a date.

New volunteers, please complete this form to RSVP.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:15:23 EST
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: July 19, 2017

Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Foster creativity, cooperation, and confidence in a safe environment where all kids are perfect just the way they are!

Please bring your own yoga mat.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593973976b9db.png Thu, 03 Aug 2017 18:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Fun Stuff At The Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/fun-stuff-at-the-playground1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/fun-stuff-at-the-playground1 Date: July 19, 2017

Enjoy a free series of children's performances, featuring acrobatics, music, and more!

July 12
"The Andrew Show", comedy and uggling

July 19
"Larger Than Life", The Ultimate Boy Band Tribute Show

July 26
CityParks Puppet Mobile presents Cinderella Samba

August 2
"Li’s Traditional Chinese Acrobatics", tumbling and acrobatics

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1891

Location: Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.84849929809570000, -73.82559967041016000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: July 19, 2017

The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more! Every hour another sport is introduced.

This event is free for participants. Please check in at the recreation center to get a free membership card which will allow you to come into the building when the staff are on break between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. This is a drop-in program, which means that your kids can come and go as they please throughout the day.

Groups are welcome! Please email sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov to arrange a date for your group.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 10:30 am 5:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Reading Storytime on Wednesdays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/summer-reading-storytime-on-wednesdays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/summer-reading-storytime-on-wednesdays Date: July 19, 2017

Join librarians from Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.69720421843000000, -73.99818968772900000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/central-park-tour-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/central-park-tour-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond Date: July 19, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 11:00 am 12:15 pm 40.76570129394531000, -73.97609710693360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/578ff334eb794.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Clove Lakes Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-clove-lakes-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-clove-lakes-park Date: July 19, 2017

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


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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Clove Lakes Park

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.61740112304687500, -74.11170196533203000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940009ddef1e.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Public Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/bryant-park-public-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/bryant-park-public-tours Date: July 19, 2017

Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.

Our guides are loaded with expertise on the park's rich history, award-winning design, distinct amenities, and ongoing maintenance efforts.

Registration is required. Click here to register with Eventbrite.

Please arrive at the Fountain by 10:55 a.m. to check-in with the guide. The tour will depart promptly at 11 a.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75398877622800000, -73.98412519693400000 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[National Zoo Keeper Week]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/national-zoo-keeper-week http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/national-zoo-keeper-week Date: July 19, 2017

Celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week and salute Prospect Park Zoo’s talented team of animal care professionals.

Hands-on activities and games challenge visitors to see if they have what it takes to be a zookeeper! Talk to some of our professionals and learn about animal care careers.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park Zoo (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 11:30 am 4:00 pm 40.66527557373047000, -73.96540832519531000 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Adults Le Petit Zen Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/adults-le-petit-zen-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/adults-le-petit-zen-art Date: July 19, 2017

Adults will create miniature works of art (4"x6" to 2.5"x3.5") to display at home or give as a gift for a loved one; from delicate miniature paper cuttings to vintage art and painted rocks. The work requires intense concentration, following precise directions and use of fine tools for cutting and shaping.

Schedule

  • July: Delicate Paper Cutting lace-like art through precise, delicate paper cutting.
  • August: Painted Animal /Character Rocks - Please bring your own clean stones and mini rocks for this project. We do not supply the stones of rocks.
  • September: ACEO - Create a miniature work of art to exchange with another participant, keep for yourself or to give as a gift.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 11:30 am 1:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Special Express Arts 1]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/special-express-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/special-express-arts Date: July 19, 2017

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

Due to limited space, please call to schedule your group's visit. Groups are scheduled for every two weeks. Everyone should bring their own small, clean rocks, ready for painting.

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

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 11:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Stewards - Volunteers Needed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/forest-stewarts-volunteers-needed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/forest-stewarts-volunteers-needed Date: July 19, 2017

Volunteer to lend a hand and care for the land during the growing season. Activities may include cutting back vegetation, watering plants, spreading wood chips, and more. Community service credit is available.

Bring water and a snack; recommended for adults and teens, ages 13 and older, who are comfortable with strenuous outdoor activities. .

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/recycle-to-art Date: July 19, 2017

You'll learn how to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself.

Monthly Recycle to Art Projects

  • July: Stick Puzzles - Make an original puzzle using popsicle sticks
  • August: DIY Balloon Bowl - Make your very own bowl using a balloon
  • September: Cardboard Collage - Make a cardboard collage work of art to hang or display

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:15:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Farm Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/farm-open-hours Date: July 19, 2017

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

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-19 2017-07-19 3:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592976bb8a458.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Northerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park Date: July 19, 2017

This It's My Park season, please join NYC Parks and the neighbors of Northerleigh Park to clean and beautify the park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 815-8765

Location: North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park)

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R078 Northerleigh Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 4:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62205155290000000, -74.13385927680000000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/family-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/family-yoga Date: July 19, 2017

Come together in a lighthearted environment for family yoga fun! Age and developmentally appropriate yoga poses, animated breathing exercises, and soothing relaxation techniques awaken the inner-child of all age participants. Laughter and love fill each class and is sure to inspire the entire family.

Parents and kids of all ages welcome.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 5:30 pm 6:15 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5942fc9909731.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Mad Science Presents Spin, Pop, Boom]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/mad-science-presents-spin-pop-boom http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/mad-science-presents-spin-pop-boom Date: July 19, 2017

Are you ready for some fun science? Witness amazing feats of chemistry as we explore all sorts of spectacular reactions.

Sponsored by Council Member Rafael L.Espinal, Jr.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.68399810791015600, -73.88559722900390000 Mon, 01 May 2017 14:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildflower Meadow Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/wildflower-meadow-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/wildflower-meadow-tour Date: July 19, 2017

Stretching along the East River near the iconic Hell Gate Bridge, our Wildflower Meadow is home to an array of native and ornamental plants that provide food and shelter for bees, butterflies, birds, and other wildlife. Join an experienced member of the Randall's Island Park Alliance's Horticulture Department for a stroll through the meadow. Smell the flowers, search high and low for meadow residents, and take in the breathtaking views.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58bedbb106dd3.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Accordions Around the World]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/accordions-around-the-world http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/accordions-around-the-world Date: July 19, 2017

This weekly series features a total of more than 75 accordionists, as well as bandoneon/bayan/concertina/harmonium players, representing a vast spectrum of musical genres from many corners of the globe. Produced with Ariana’s List.

Accordionists located all around Bryant Park.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Design Tour: Elevated Design]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/design-tour-elevated-design http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/design-tour-elevated-design Date: July 19, 2017

Get an insider's look at the unique design elements of the High Line and the notable architecture in the neighborhood with Patrick Hazari, Friends of the High Line Director of Design and Construction. Learn about the behind-the-scenes work that led to the development of the High Line and its impact locally and worldwide

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 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:00 pm 7:15 pm 40.74670028686523400, -74.00569915771484000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5924ac14c1661.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekly Wednesday Night Trail Hike/Run at High Rock Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/weekly-wednesday-night-trail-hikerun-at-high-rock-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/weekly-wednesday-night-trail-hikerun-at-high-rock-park Date: July 19, 2017

Get motivated and moving on this weekly trail hike and run led by Greenbelt volunteers and the SI Athletic Club.

Stop by at 6:00 p.m. for hiking, or at 7:00 p.m. for the trail run. Bring a headlamp, hydration, and sturdy shoes.

Check sigreenbelt.org or facebook.com/SIGreenbelt/ for cancellations.

Sponsored by generous funding from Councilmember Joseph Borelli.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-2165

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn-to-Row 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/learntorow-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/learntorow-2 Date: July 19, 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.

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

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

Questions about our 2017 Learn-To-Row 2 classes? Contact our Adult Program Coordinator & Competitive Masters Head Coach, Claudia Loeber, at cloeber@rownewyork.org for more information.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c04d320090f.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Dance Fitness in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/dance-fitness-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/dance-fitness-in-the-park Date: July 19, 2017

Dance Fitness is the perfect way to have fun while getting an amazing work out! These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air. Follow certified instructors from Sweet Water Dance & Yoga for a fun, high-energy workout along the park’s shoreline!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78202599271400000, -73.92982745170600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a1b119975.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: July 19, 2017

Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset. This class is suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing, and 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 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c06970c97a6.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Wellness Wednesdays: Happy Hour Dance Cardio Intervals with AKT]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/wellness-wednesdays-happy-hour-dance-cardio-intervals-with-akt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/wellness-wednesdays-happy-hour-dance-cardio-intervals-with-akt Date: July 19, 2017

DESCRIPTION

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID), in collaboration with Athleta Flatiron and local fitness studios, presents eight weeks of free fitness classes on the South Flatiron Public Plaza!

These fitness classes are part of Flatiron Summer Series, a series of free community programming for the neighborhood by the neighborhood, including free tech education classes on Tech Tuesdays, free fitness classes on Wellness Wednesdays, and nostalgic games and performances on Throwback Thursdays. For a full list of free classes, activities, and entertainment on the Flatiron Public Plazas, visit www.FlatironDistrict.nyc/summer2017.

ABOUT THIS CLASS

Dance-based interval training class perfect for students of any level.This class alternates between choreographed combos of dance cardio, toning, and dynamic flexibility sections.

*All participants must fill out and sign the release and waiver in order to participate. Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign the release and waiver. Please bring a printed copy of your signed release and waiver to the registration table prior to class. There will be additional release and waiver forms on site. Download the release and waiver.

ABOUT NEW YORK HEALTH AND RACQUET CLUB

The AKT program, developed by international fitness expert, Anna Kaiser, is a ground-breaking fitness technique rooted in functional training. AKT combines circuit training, HIIT, strength, toning, dance cardio, Pilates, and yoga. The AKTechnique is unique, in that its curriculum is ever-changing. We change our class content every 2-4 weeks to keep your muscles guessing, ensure you never plateau, and bring you the best of fitness. You will see results you never thought were possible. Over 800 clients per week, including Kelly Ripa, Shakira, and Karlie Kloss, stay in shape with AKT’s 360 degree lifestyle program. AKT has been featured in Vogue, Self, Cosmopolitan, The New York Times, and their digital counterparts, as THE workout to get you in shape. Studio locations include NYC, Hamptons, LA and CT.

ABOUT THE FLATIRON/23RD STREET PARTNERSHIP

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID), formed in 2006, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the area's reputation as one of New York's most vital and exciting neighborhoods. This is accomplished by maintaining a clean and safe environment for the district's businesses, residents, and visitors; by spearheading area improvement projects; and by marketing the diverse businesses and retail options in this vibrant and historic neighborhood.

ABOUT ATHLETA

Athleta has been the premier fitness apparel brand exclusively for women since 1998. With female athletes as its designers, Athleta creates versatile and fashionable performance and lifestyle apparel for the fitness-minded woman who lives life on the go. Offering products that move with her throughout the day, Athleta strives to help her look as amazing as she feels. Athleta offers apparel and gear for a range of activities from yoga and spin to strength training and run as well as seasonal sports, including ski and tennis.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Flatiron Public Plaza

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2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.74095099108400000, -73.98943620118900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594ae1379a989.jpg Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/yoga-in-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/yoga-in-the-battery Date: July 19, 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!

Wednesday evenings 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and Sundays pre-brunch 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

RSVP is required. Donations are welcome.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Woodland Lawn (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.70219198352000000, -74.01546913523500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929990d4621d.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Free African Dance Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/free-african-dance-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/free-african-dance-workout Date: July 19, 2017

Shake the stress away each Wednesday evening with our free fitness dance class, featuring moves from across the continent. No dance experience required.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Brooklyn Garden

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2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.69206619262700000, -73.95530700683600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593816fe3d909.jpg Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/free-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/free-zumba Date: July 19, 2017

Free fitness classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! Join us for free Zumba in the garden with Sweet Water Dance and Yoga.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Willis Avenue Community Garden

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2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.81219863891601600, -73.92019653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592711f71e636.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/zumba Date: July 19, 2017

Join us in the park for Zumba, a cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivating international music with unique moves.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78979873657226600, -73.78479766845703000 Mon, 15 May 2017 12:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/sunset-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/sunset-yoga Date: July 19, 2017

Practice yoga with a variety of certified local yoga instructors while overlooking the beautiful Hudson River and basking in the glow of the setting sun.

Arrive early. Bring a towel or yoga mat and water.

Please note: Abby’s Lawn is slightly sloped and there are some uneven spots. Rain or wet ground cancels the event.

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

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 6:45 pm 8:00 pm 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a0610ef55d.jpg Tue, 02 May 2017 18:44:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga In The Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/yoga-in-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/yoga-in-the-garden Date: July 19, 2017

Join free yoga classes in the garden every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., from May 17 through September 6, 2017.

The classes are taught by a certified yoga instructor.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 453-9490 ext. 302

Location: Kosciuszko Garden Learning Center

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2017-07-19 2017-07-19 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69220359545200000, -73.93924607605700000 Wed, 03 May 2017 14:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - What's Up Doc]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-picture-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-picture-show Date: July 19, 2017

Pack a picnic, bring a friend, and settle in for a movie night out on the Pier. Open captioned.

Movies are shown each Wednesday from July 5 to August 16. Movies start after sunset, at around 8:30 p.m.

About What's Up Doc
Peter Bogdanovich's salute to screwball comedies. Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, Kenneth Mars, Austin Pendleton.

Season Schedule

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c060cf455a6.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Movie Under the Stars Presents The Neverending Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/summer-movie-under-the-stars-presents-the-neverending-story http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/summer-movie-under-the-stars-presents-the-neverending-story Date: July 19, 2017

In celebration of Prospect Park’s 150th anniversary, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Prospect Park Alliance present A Summer Movie Under the Stars in partnership with Brooklyn’s Nitehawk Cinema.

These free outdoor film screenings on Prospect Park’s Long Meadow will feature live musical entertainment followed by family-friendly films carefully selected by Nitehawk Cinema to highlight park themes such as the famed Prospect Park Zoo, summer camps, Little League Baseball, and the exquisite flora and fauna.

Live entertainment begins at 7:00 p.m. and films begin shortly after sundown at Long Meadow North.

The Neverending Story with live entertainment by DJ Jane Elizabeth spinning 1980s Hits!

About The Neverending Story
On his way to school, Bastian (Barret Oliver) ducks into a bookstore to avoid bullies. Sneaking away with a book called “The Neverending Story,” Bastian begins reading it in the school attic. The novel is about Fantasia, a fantasy land threatened by “The Nothing,” a darkness that destroys everything it touches. The kingdom needs the help of a human child to survive. When Bastian reads a description of himself in the book, he begins to wonder if Fantasia is real and needs his help.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Long Meadow by the Picnic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.66510009765625000, -73.97129821777344000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Wednesdays Outdoor Music: Alan Hampton & Gretchen Parlato]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/sunset-wednesdays-outdoor-music-alan-hampton-gretchen-parlato http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/sunset-wednesdays-outdoor-music-alan-hampton-gretchen-parlato Date: July 19, 2017

This concert marks the second appearance of Alan Hampton (strings and vocals) at a Sunset Wednesdays as he introduces us to jazz singer Gretchen Parlato. Together, they offer original tunes and Stevie Wonder’s flower-themed “Send One Your Love.” With two CDs, "The Moving Sidewalk" and "Origami for the Fire," to his credit, Alan Hampton has been called a musician with “loads of talent” by The New York Times. When not working on his own projects, he may be on tour, playing bass and singing with Andrew Bird, Meshell N’Degeocello, Sara Bareilles or Robert Glasper, or in the studio, laying down tracks for Sufjan Stevens, Derrick Hodge or Esperanza Spalding. In the ten years since her arrival in New York City, Gretchen Parlato has emerged as one of the most inventive and mesmerizing vocalists of her generation. Style Weekly states: "in performance, jazz vocalist Gretchen Parlato is a revelation… her diaphanous voice expands into an instrument of impressive range, rhythmic sophistication and emotional power."

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593705fc08f3a.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Double Dutch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/double-dutch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/double-dutch Date: July 19, 2017

Learn to double dutch in a block party environment with experienced Brooklyn-based Double Dutch Empire instructors. Open for all abilities and recommended for ages 15 and older.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[PIYO with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/piyo-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/piyo-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 19, 2017

Build power and increase speed and leg strength. This class increases muscular endurance and stamina for competitive sports events and uses power agility training to transform muscle fiber and produce a lean, athletic shape.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. before each class.
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each night before participating.

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 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Cinema: Liberation Day (Slovenia/Norway/Latvia)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/outdoor-cinema-liberation-day-slovenianorwaylatvia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/outdoor-cinema-liberation-day-slovenianorwaylatvia Date: July 19, 2017

Liberation Day (Slovenia/Norway/Latvia)
Directed by Morten Traavik & U?is Olte; 2016, 98 mins.

Prescreening & Events begin at 7pm. Movie begins at sundown (Around 8:30pm)

Under the loving but firm guidance of an old fan turned director and cultural diplomat, and to the surprise of a whole world, the Slovenian cult band Laibach becomes the first rock group ever to perform in the state of North Korea. Confronting strict ideology and cultural differences, the band struggles to get their songs through the needle’s eye of censorship before they can be unleashed on an audience never before exposed to alternative rock music. Meanwhile, propaganda loudspeakers are being set up at the border between the two Koreas and a countdown to war is announced. The hills are alive….with the sounds of music.

Programmed by Rooftop Films.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947ffda19547.jpg Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/open-gym-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/open-gym-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: July 19, 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 NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team, it's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 293-5934

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center

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X261 West Bronx Recreation Center 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.84410095214844000, -73.91880035400390000 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Firecracker Twilight 2 Mile Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/firecracker-twilight-2-mile-run http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/firecracker-twilight-2-mile-run Date: July 19, 2017

The Firecracker Twilight 2 Mile Run is an out and back course every Wednesday beginning June 14th until August 30th. Race start is at 8:00pm. The start and finish is at Freedom Circle, (Father Capodanno Blvd. & Seaview Avenue). For more information, contact Vincent.stasi@parks.nyc.gov. Same day race entry only, no pre-registration required.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-7923

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

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Wed, 17 May 2017 15:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents The Three Musketeers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers Date: July 19, 2017

It's all for one and one for all as D'Artagnan and the Musketeers fight to protect the ones they love from the revolting exploits of Cardinal Richelieu.

A story of double crossings, kidnappings, and carefully-guarded secrets, complete with lavish fights and sweeping romance, The Three Musketeers reminds us that through strength, courage and unity, you can always defend what you believe in.

Directed by Jenny Bennett, Choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher, Fight Director: Manny Brown

Friday evening performances begin at 8:30 p.m., immediately after JazzMobile.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80488245516300000, -73.94440275430700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594427843a333.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:30:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Batman Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movies-under-the-stars-the-lego-batman-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movies-under-the-stars-the-lego-batman-movie Date: July 19, 2017

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

From the creators of The Lego Movie, this 2017 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film focuses on the DC Comics character Batman (Will Arnett) as he attempts to overcome his greatest fear to stop the Joker's ( Zach Galifianakis) latest plan. The film also features Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson and Ralph Fiennes

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: 10:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Pena Herrera Park

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B210J Pena Herrera Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 8:30 pm 10:15 pm 40.64935128800000000, -74.01209026050000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5956864041367.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 12:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Glory Road]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movies-under-the-stars-glory-road http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movies-under-the-stars-glory-road Date: July 19, 2017

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

Based on a true story surrounding the events leading to the 1966 NCAA University Division Basketball Championship, this 2006 sports drama tells the story of first all-African American starting line-up in NCAA history. The film explores racism and discrimination in student athletics. Featuring Josh Lucas, Derek Luke and Jon Voigt, Glory Road was nominated for a number of awards including the Humanitas Prize; the film won the 2006 ESPY Award for Best Sports Movie.

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: St. John's Recreation Center

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B245 St. John's Recreation Center 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.67350006103500000, -73.93479919433600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595a884d21705.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:30:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movies-under-the-stars-beauty-and-the-beast http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movies-under-the-stars-beauty-and-the-beast Date: July 19, 2017

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

Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast's hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Poe Park

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.86479547717800000, -73.89463425453900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/596012c49a863.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movie-under-the-stars-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movie-under-the-stars-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them Date: July 19, 2017

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

"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident...were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) names Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.74638748168945000, -73.84501647949219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59381dc4eacbb.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Sing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movies-under-the-stars-sing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movies-under-the-stars-sing Date: July 19, 2017

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

A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his bankrupt theater.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Raoul Wallenberg Playground (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.85302418751300000, -73.92702932327900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594821786039a.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun and Movies Under the Stars: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movies-under-the-stars-et-the-extraterrestrial http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/19/movies-under-the-stars-et-the-extraterrestrial Date: July 19, 2017

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

A lonely boy befriends a homesick alien stranded on Earth and attempts to help him find a way home. Meanwhile, a group of government scientists attempt to capture the benevolent visitor for research. Won Oscars for sound, visual effects and score.

This film is part of the Arts, Culture & Fun program series.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2017-07-19 2017-07-19 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.64089965820312500, -74.13580322265625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594e88a7a96ee.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:30:13 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/the-fence Date: July 20, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Citi Summer in the Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/citi-summer-in-the-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/citi-summer-in-the-square Date: July 20, 2017

Join us for an incredible lineup of over 135 free events including fitness classes, family-friendly activities and shows, live music and dance performances all in Union Square Park.

Every Thursday find morning and evening yoga and cardio classes, live dueling performances, lunchtime jazz music in the West Side seating area, and a full day of kids activities in the South Plaza, including sing-a-long storytime, animals with Art Farm, princess appearances, kids yoga, and live shows.

Highlights for Thursday, July 20th

  • Yoga Vida and Jen Rufo teaching fitness at 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on the South Plaza
  • Story Pirates Interactive Kids Musical at 11 a.m. on the Main Stage
  • Electric violinists Asher Laub and Joe D on the dueling performance stage at 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunset Yoga 7:30 p.m. on the North Plaza

See citisummerinthesquare.nyc for the full lineup and more!

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park),South Plaza (in Union Square Park),West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 7:00 am 8:30 pm 40.73658370971680000, -73.98987579345703000; 40.73500061035156000, -73.99089813232422000; 40.73669815063476600, -73.99046325683594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5948437930258.JPG Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/competitive-rowing-camp Date: July 20, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-20 2017-07-20 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c056b59d2b3.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Gilbert Ramirez Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/its-my-park-at-gilbert-ramirez-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/its-my-park-at-gilbert-ramirez-park Date: July 20, 2017

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Williamsburg Charter High School to do a general cleanup at Gilbert Ramirez Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Gilbert Ramirez Park

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B132 Gilbert Ramirez Park 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 7:30 am 3:30 pm 40.70597397790800000, -73.93454177564400000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: July 20, 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 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 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/2017/07/20/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: July 20, 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 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:30:11 EST
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: July 20, 2017

Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session. The paintings will celebrate the park as a place of natural beauty and respite in our often chaotic urban environment. The students will work in the style of NYC artist and Rush Director of Education Meridith McNeal.

Rush Summer Session is a free art education program provided to underserved youth by the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Garibaldi Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/free-yoga-at-garibaldi-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/free-yoga-at-garibaldi-plaza Date: July 20, 2017

Get your yoga on in Washington Square Park this summer with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Breathe, move, and stretch with us Wednesday mornings at Garibaldi Plaza. Please bring your own yoga mat.

Free, courtesy of NYC Parks.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593971deb3c70.jpg Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Crew Camp (Manhattan)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/crew-camp-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/crew-camp-manhattan Date: July 20, 2017

Since 2004, Row New York has taught summer rowing camps to 6th through 12th graders, beginners and competitors. Camps run out of the beautiful Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse in Manhattan and our newest rowing location, the Paerdegat Basin Launch in Brooklyn.

Campers join for many reasons – fitness, discovery of a new sport, a competitive college application – but ultimately find one common result, a team to call their own.

During our novice Crew Camp your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan. Our three-week camp focuses on fun, fitness, and teamwork while prioritizing safety on the water. Campers are lead by experienced coaches while learning basic rowing techniques and boat moving skills, on and off the water.

No experience is necessary to join!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-20 2017-07-20 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c054e82c2ba.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/fitness-walk Date: July 20, 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 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 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/2017/07/20/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated Date: July 20, 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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<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: July 20, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Movement Classes for Adults and Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/free-movement-classes-for-adults-and-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/free-movement-classes-for-adults-and-seniors Date: July 20, 2017

Experience the joys of moving with strength and creativity with Dances For a Variable Population! Led by Naomi Goldberg Haas and members, Dances For a Variable Population will provide fun and free programs for adults every Thursday morning through the summer. DVP believes that beautifully-crafted choreography and performances extend and improves the quality of life.

Free and open to all.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (347) 683-2691

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595cee4a7a266.png Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Storytime at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/storytime-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/20/storytime-at-the-battery Date: July 20, 2017

Drawing inspiration from books like The Carrot Seed and The Grouchy Ladybug, Storytime at The Battery will give children their first introduction to urban farming with activities like planting seeds, touching the soil, crafting, or tasting new and delicious herbs and vegetables.

Stories are geared toward children ages five to eight years old, but accessible for children ages three and older, so bring the whole family!

Free and open to the public.

Story Schedule

July 11 - The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss and The Empty Pot by Demi
July 13 - Wangari's Trees of Peace by Jeanette Winter
July 18 - The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin and The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
July 20 - Miss Maple's Seeds by Eliza Wheeler
July 25 - A First Book of Nature by Nicola Davies
July 27 - The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins
August 1 - Tidy by Emily Gravett
August 3 - Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell
August 8 - Rainbow Crow by Nancy Van Laan
August 10 - The Honeybee Man by Lela Nargi
August 15 - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson
August 17 - Just A Dream by Chris Van Allsburg

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-07-20 2017-07-20 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.70328903198242000, -74.01482391357422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595d52f043c03.JPG Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT