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 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:21:48 GMT <![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: July 17, 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 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 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[Crew Camp (Manhattan)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/crew-camp-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/crew-camp-manhattan Date: July 17, 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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2017-07-17 2017-07-17 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[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 17, 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 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Broadway Dance with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/broadway-dance-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/broadway-dance-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 17, 2017

Brooklyn resident James Martinelli’s Cardio Dance and Range of Movement workout offers improved strength and increased flexibility.

Set to swinging show tunes, this class is appropriate for anyone who wants a safe, effective, and fun workout. Sneakers are a must.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. before each class.
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each morning before participating.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-tony-dapolito-recreation-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-tony-dapolito-recreation-center Date: July 17, 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: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593fff224db8f.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/central-park-tour-legendary-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/central-park-tour-legendary-landmarks Date: July 17, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5707fe79def37.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Tiny Prints : Toddler Day!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/tiny-prints-toddler-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/tiny-prints-toddler-day Date: July 17, 2017

Babies and toddlers will play games, sing songs, and play with the parachute. Children need to be accompanied by an adult. This is a great way to allow youth 5 years old and younger to play with children their own age.

Start time: 11:15 am

End time: 12:15 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 11:15 am 12:15 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595439c2a0058.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 10:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[National Zoo Keeper Week]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/national-zoo-keeper-week http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/national-zoo-keeper-week Date: July 17, 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 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 11:30 am 4:00 pm 40.66527557373047000, -73.96540832519531000 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Language Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/bryant-park-language-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/bryant-park-language-classes Date: July 17, 2017

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

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

Start time: 11:45 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 11:45 am 12:30 pm 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Thu, 25 May 2017 17:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Wall Street]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival Date: July 17, 2017

Enjoy classic films under the stars on the big screen. Bring a blanket and sit on the lawn to enjoy great food, friends, and a classic Warner Brothers cartoon before each film.

The lawn opens at 5:00 p.m. for blankets and picnicking. Films begin at sunset (typically between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.). All packages, bags, briefcases, backpacks, etc. are subject to inspection. Food items for sale curated by Hester Street Fair on the Fountain Terrace.

Wall Street
“Greed is good” is the mantra of ruthless corporate raider Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas). Climbing the ladder of success is ambitious young broker Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen), who is taken under Gekko’s wing. Oliver Stone directed this drama of high finance, buying and selling, insider trading and securities fraud as a follow-up to the celebrated Platoon. A bullish Douglas won an Oscar as Best Actor for his effort, while Daryl Hannah won a Razzie as Worst Supporting Actress. The market crash of Black Monday (October 19, 1987) was only a few months before the film’s opening. (1987) 126 MIN. (R) (FOX)

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 5:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[14 Sculptors Inc. On the Rock 2017 Lecture Series: Rock Relics by Esther Grillo and Rockaway's History]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/14-sculptors-inc-on-the-rock-2017-lecture-series-rock-relics-by-esther-grillo-and-rockaways-history http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/14-sculptors-inc-on-the-rock-2017-lecture-series-rock-relics-by-esther-grillo-and-rockaways-history Date: July 17, 2017

This free event is associated with the current NYC Parks public art exhibition On the Rock 2017: An Exhibition of Sculpture. A multimedia presentation will be followed by a question and answer session with Rockaway historians Marty Nislick and James Supple with Christina Jorge and On the Rock project coordinators Christina Jorge and Esther Grillo.

This public art exhibition features 16 sculptures, 15 artists, and 14 sites that celebrate the spirit and beauty of the Rockaways. The featured sculptures lining the seaside range from the intimate to the monumental. The exhibition will be on view through October 9, 2017 and displayed adjacent to the newly-completed boardwalk on Shore Front Parkway, Rockaway Beach, Queens from Beach 73rd Street to Beach 108th Street.

For more information about this event, please call (718) 945-3131. Additional information is available on the 14 Sculptors website at 14Sculptors.com.

Image Credit: Esther A. Grillo, Rock Relics, 2017, image courtesy of the artist

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8114

Location: Seaside Library

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2017-07-17 2017-07-17 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.57941490000000000, -73.83778840000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595fe4de44298.jpg Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Drum Circle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/drum-circle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/drum-circle Date: July 17, 2017

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

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

All ages welcome — kids to adults.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5943036710119.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: July 17, 2017

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 6:00 pm 6:45 pm 40.84830093383800000, -73.82260131835900000 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Workshop for New Volunteers: How to Get Involved With Your Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/workshop-for-new-volunteers-how-to-get-involved-with-your-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/workshop-for-new-volunteers-how-to-get-involved-with-your-park Date: July 17, 2017

Do you want to make a difference in your community and support or care for a park near you?

At Partnerships for Parks, we help people, organizations, and government work together to support NYC parks, gardens, trees, and other green spaces. At this workshop, we will share all of the ways that people can get involved with supporting parks.

Topics will include:

  • Who you need to know in NYC Parks
  • How you and your neighbors can spruce up your park with an “It’s My Park” project
  • How staff from your company can support a park
  • Ways to join together with neighbors who also care about your park

Meet staff members, and hear stories from experienced volunteers and community leaders.

This is a workshop for people who have been working with their parks for less than one year.

Please register here if you would like to attend.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.76760101318400000, -73.97129821777300000 Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[West African Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/west-african-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/west-african-dance Date: July 17, 2017

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594305f136f0d.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn-to-Row 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/learntorow-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/learntorow-2 Date: July 17, 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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2017-07-17 2017-07-17 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[Flicks on the Beach: Landline]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/flicks-on-the-beach-landline http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/flicks-on-the-beach-landline Date: July 17, 2017

A sneak preview just for you! The Alliance for Coney Island and Amazon Studios, brings you a special look at the film, Landline, BEFORE its offical release date.

"After a PR executive loses a big promotion to a technology savvy college graduate, he embarks on a low-tech, old school journey to find himself. With his husband and friends in tow, he gives up his cellphone and Wi-Fi to return to a simpler time."

Schedule
7:00 p.m. - Music
7:45 p.m. - Performances
8:30 p.m. - Film

Brought to you by Alliance for Coney Island

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 946-1350

Location: On the Beach at West 12th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 7:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.57318946409200000, -73.97837710380600000 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:30:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Ballet Barre with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/ballet-barre-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/ballet-barre-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 17, 2017

Based on ballet techniques and movements, this class will engage muscles in focused exercises for a complete body workout.

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 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Books Beneath the Bridge with Powerhouse Arena: Hanna Tinti and Sarah Gerard]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/books-beneath-the-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/books-beneath-the-bridge Date: July 17, 2017

Experience two essential female voices while overlooking the iconic New York skyline at our annual Books Beneath the Bridge reading series! This year POWERHOUSE ARENA presents Hannah Tinti and her highly anticipated second novel The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley, and Sarah Gerard with her newest essay collection Sunshine State. The outdoor event will feature a reading, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing.

Sponsored by NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with The Powerhouse Arena

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70193862915039000, -73.99747467041016000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Historic Harlem Parks & Manhattan Recreation Film Festival: We Like It Like That]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/historic-harlem-parks-manhattan-recreation-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/historic-harlem-parks-manhattan-recreation-film-festival Date: July 17, 2017

We Like It Like That, Mathew Ramirez Warren, 2015, 81 min.

Boogaloo—which fuses R&B, doo-wop, and soul with mambo and other Caribbean styles and polyrhythms—is a vibrant sound that originated on the streets of New York in the 1950s and 1960s and went on to move hips all around the world. This fascinating piece of musical history is told through rare concert footage and visits to the old neighborhood with living legends Johnny Colon, Bobby Marin, and Joe Bataan.

Music: Latin Boogaloo, Afro-Cuban and Latin Soul, Salsa and Fania Records tribute DJ set with DJ Laylo

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park)

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M077 St. Nicholas Park 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.81710052490200000, -73.94799804687500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594194d4b934b.png Fri, 07 Jul 2017 13:15:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Secret Life of Pets]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/movies-under-the-stars-the-secret-life-of-pets http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/movies-under-the-stars-the-secret-life-of-pets Date: July 17, 2017

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In this delightful animated feature, the quiet life of Max (Louis C.K.), a spoiled terrier, is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a an unruly stray whom Max ( Eric Stonestreet) instantly dislikes. During their walk outside, they encounter a group of ferocious alley cats and end up in a truck that's bound for the pound. Luckily, Snowball (Kevin Hart), a rebellious bunny, swoops in to save the doggy duo from captivity. In exchange, Snowball demands that Max and Duke join his gang of abandoned pets on a mission against the humans who've done them wrong.

Know Before You Go:

You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking. Reservations are not taken, so 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: 718-965-8942

Location: Oracle Playground

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B300 Oracle Playground 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.69390106201200000, -73.97149658203100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59123859f2f83.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 12:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Moana]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/movies-under-the-stars-moana http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/17/movies-under-the-stars-moana Date: July 17, 2017

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

This computer-animated, musical fantasy-adventure shares the story of Moana, the strong-willed daughter of a chief of a Polynesian tribe, who is chosen by the ocean itself to reunite a mystical relic with a goddess. When a blight strikes her island, Moana (Auli'i Cravalho) sets sail in search of Maui, a legendary demigod, in the hope of saving her people. This wonderful film features the voices of Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, and music composed by Tony-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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: Leif Ericson Park

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B052 Leif Ericson Park 2017-07-17 2017-07-17 8:30 pm 10:15 pm 40.63100051879883000, -74.01219940185547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595a618955dce.jpg Mon, 17 Jul 2017 19:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/the-fence Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 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[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/competitive-rowing-camp Date: July 18, 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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2017-07-18 2017-07-18 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[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 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[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/meditation Date: July 18, 2017

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

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

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M360 The High Line 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.74711794880300000, -74.00518564608800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f438fbae5b.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Crew Camp (Manhattan)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/crew-camp-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/crew-camp-manhattan Date: July 18, 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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2017-07-18 2017-07-18 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[Tiny Tots Stories and Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/tiny-tots-stories-and-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/tiny-tots-stories-and-art Date: July 18, 2017

Fun is had with cute and funny stories and songs for tiny tots to enjoy. Session ends with fun arts activity inspired by the stories and songs.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

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 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/fitness-walk Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Mon, 15 May 2017 12:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/tai-chi Date: July 18, 2017

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

People of all ages and conditions can learn.

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

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

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M360 The High Line 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.74072892169700000, -74.00806097415200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f4dbd68d6f.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Storytime at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/storytime-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/storytime-at-the-battery Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 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
<![CDATA[Theatre Fun in the Sun! Diversion Debajo del Sol! - Drop-in Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/theatre-fun-in-the-sun-diversion-debajo-del-sol http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/theatre-fun-in-the-sun-diversion-debajo-del-sol Date: July 18, 2017

People's Theatre Project presents Theatre Fun in the Sun!

We love our parks and playgrounds - just like you! This summer, People’s Theatre Project is offering free theatre activities in Payson Playground for kids ages four to 10 and their adult family members. You and your child (or grandchild!) will play fun games and work together with a professional PTP teaching artist to make theatre inspired by our parks. Join us for one or more drop-in classes, and sign up for the mini camp!

Drop-In Classes
Theatre games and activities for the whole family!
Dates: Tuesdays from July 18 through August 8: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

3-Day Mini Camp (Registration Required)*
This mini camp will culminate with a short theatre piece created by the participants that will be presented for the community!
Dates: August 14 - 16: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

*Register for FREE at Payson playground during our drop-in classes or at PTP.nyc.

In case of rain, activities will be held indoors at the Payson Park House.

This program is presented in collaboration with the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks and is made possible by the generous support of the Hispanic Federation and the Miranda Family Fund.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (646) 398-9062

Location: Payson Playground (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.86694466333700000, -73.92874717712400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5963f9d52aae7.jpg Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Mental Health First Aid Certification Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/mental-health-first-aid-certification-workshop-free http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/mental-health-first-aid-certification-workshop-free Date: July 18, 2017

Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports.

Like CPR, Mental Health First Aid prepares participants to interact with a person in crisis and connect the person with help. This is a two-day workshop, participants must attend both sessions to receive a certificate.

Sessions are four hours each day and repeated monthly.

For more information or questions about Mental Health First Aid, email Michele.Griffin@parks.nyc.gov.

REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Up-Cycle-to-Art/Vintage and Steam Punk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/upcycletoartvintage-and-steam-punk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/upcycletoartvintage-and-steam-punk Date: July 18, 2017

Adults decorate and up-cycle your clean, empty cans and bottles with beautiful napkins, wrapping paper, and vintage images from home.

Participants should bring their own vintage party napkins, wrapping paper or magazine cut outs to apply to surfaces of the items they are up-cycling to art. Outside and inside of cans and bottles should be clean and free of labels and gummy residue.

Schedule

  • July: Decorative Cans/Vintage (bring your own clean cans from home)
  • August: Up-cycle Wine Bottles/Vintage (bring your own clean bottles from home)
  • September: Up-cycle Cardboard Books Steam Punk/Vintage. We will provide cardboard

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/bryant-park-yoga Date: July 18, 2017

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

Class held on the upper terrace.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b41390267c.jpg Tue, 16 May 2017 14:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/tour-of-gracie-mansion 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 tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:23 EST
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp: Mini Camp 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/mini-camp-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/mini-camp-2017 Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 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[It's My Park at McLaughlin Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park Date: July 18, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey to garden at McLaughlin Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 505-9232

Location: Park House (in McLaughlin Park)

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B061 McLaughlin Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.69667172506400000, -73.98606705665600000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Albemarle Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground Date: July 18, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with The Singing Winds to beautify the garden at Albemarle Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 564-5983

Location: Children's playground (in Albemarle Playground)

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B297 Albemarle Playground 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.64594894251200000, -73.98044824600200000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Bi-weekly Gardening Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/biweekly-gardening-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/biweekly-gardening-club Date: July 18, 2017

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

All ages and experience are welcome.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Stuyvesant Square

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.73379898071289000, -73.98439788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5946c9f0d68f7.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[EarthCapades: 'Planetary Circus']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/earthcapades-planetary-circus http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/earthcapades-planetary-circus Date: July 18, 2017

A father-son duo presents amazing feats of balance and juggling with a message about caring for planet Earth.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Buz O' Rourke Playground (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.77121978198500000, -73.77173987031000000 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/bryant-park-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/bryant-park-storytime Date: July 18, 2017

Bring the kids to Bryant Park for tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts to boot!

In case of rain, Word for Word Storytime will be canceled.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (917) 438-5137

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f4e90fd80a7.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:30:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 10:30 am 5:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Plaza Theatrical Presents "Madagascar"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/plaza-theatrical-presents-madagascar http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/plaza-theatrical-presents-madagascar Date: July 18, 2017

Join lions, hippos, and a group of plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in this live-action musical adventure.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Zoo Picnic Area

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2017-07-18 2017-07-18 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74238497758800000, -73.84913265705100000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: July 18, 2017

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

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

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

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

For more information, please review these Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5708015809ab2.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 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: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:24 EST
<![CDATA[National Zoo Keeper Week]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/national-zoo-keeper-week http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/national-zoo-keeper-week Date: July 18, 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 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 11:30 am 4:00 pm 40.66527557373047000, -73.96540832519531000 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Classics BookClub]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/bryant-park-classics-bookclub http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/bryant-park-classics-bookclub Date: July 18, 2017

Join fellow enthusiasts and expert literary facilitators to discuss books under the canopy of the park’s London Plane trees. Stop by the Reading Room and get your free book for the discussion, available while supplies last.

**No Program on July 4**

  • June 6: The Trial by Franz Kafka. Hosted by Bruce Bauman, Broken Sleep
  • June 20: House of Mirth by Edith Wharton, Hosted by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos, Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism
  • July 11: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Hosted by Irina Reyn, The Imperial Wife
  • July 25: The Book of Margery Kempe by Margery Kempe, Hosted by Johanna Luthman, Love, Madness, and Scandal: The Life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck
  • August 8: Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell, Hosted by Radha Vatsal, Murder Between The Lines
  • August 22: The Awakening by Kate Chopin, Hosted by Meg Lemke, Mutha Magazine

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 12:30 pm 1:45 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59249e3b108cf.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 12:30:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knitting Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/bryant-park-knitting-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/bryant-park-knitting-class Date: July 18, 2017

Join free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided.

To register, please call Knitty City at (212) 787-5896 , or take a chance and drop by.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace Gravel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.75369163600300000, -73.98303353786500000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Painting Nature with the Art Student's League]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/painting-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/18/painting-nature Date: July 18, 2017

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

Supplies will be provided!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-18 2017-07-18 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.90010070800800000, -73.87220001220700000 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT
<![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[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[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[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[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[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[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: 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[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[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: 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[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[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[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[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[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