NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2018 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:40:39 GMT <![CDATA[Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/immigrants-the-roots-of-innovation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/immigrants-the-roots-of-innovation Date: June 23, 2018

It is said that the Internet is making the world a smaller place, connecting people and places that were once hugely separated by many miles and mindsets. However, the world has been getting “smaller” for years — in large part due to immigration and the free flow of ideas that come with it.

Now on view at the Conference House Park visitor center and at the Biddle House in Conference House Park, this exhibit highlights narratives of important pioneers in the fields of maritime navigation and communication so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” slowly but surely over centuries by learning how to travel vast oceans. The exhibit also includes a selection of devices, navigational maps and prints from the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication (located in Rosebank, S.I.), devoted to preserving and displaying devices and equipment that were used over the years to navigate waters worldwide. This exhibit also includes a working model of a dry dock.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park),H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000; 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a567c140c0a5.jpg Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:14:44 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Baylander Billion Oyster Project Presentation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/summer-on-the-hudson-baylander-billion-oyster-project-presentation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/summer-on-the-hudson-baylander-billion-oyster-project-presentation Date: June 23, 2018

Come see and learn about the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. It's the latest effort to restore our harbor!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.81880187988300000, -73.96109771728500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da3f20803e.jpg Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:59:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Bensonhurst Park Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/mckinley-family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/mckinley-family-day Date: June 23, 2018

Celebrate spring with NYC Parks and NYC Council Member Vincent Gentile!

Bring the whole family to this delightful afternoon of games, arts and crafts, face painting, music, popcorn, and more!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-748-5200

Location: Bensonhurst Park

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B007 Bensonhurst Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.59730148315400000, -74.00080108642600000 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:59:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Oaxaca Marionettes with Megan Basaldua]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/saturday-sculpture-workshop-oaxaca-marionettes-with-megan-basaldua http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/saturday-sculpture-workshop-oaxaca-marionettes-with-megan-basaldua Date: June 23, 2018

Travel with us to Oaxaca, Mexico for the day to create alebrije marionettes from recycled materials! Alebrijes are colorfully patterned, never-before-seen creatures that appeared in artists’ dreams and were later carved in wood for remembrance. This is a chance for participants to bring to life their own creations, whether it is an imaginary friend, a creature from a dream, or a new combination of animals you’ve always wanted to see!

Please note: If arriving in a group of 10 or more, please contact us the week prior to your visit by calling (718) 956-1819.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Wed, 09 May 2018 16:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond Date: June 23, 2018

Take a hike through the Hallett Nature Sanctuary and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees – from seeds and leaves to logs – contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community. Learn about the landscapes and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, hand lenses, and complementary Discovery Journal.

Details

Meet: Chess & Checkers House (Mid-Park at 64th Street). Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines, some stairs, and wood-chipped trails; may not be suitable for strollers.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in.

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.76890182495117000, -73.97460174560547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac62d2365251.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:44:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Woodlands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/science-in-the-park-woodlands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/science-in-the-park-woodlands Date: June 23, 2018

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park. Topics include water, animal adaptations, engineering and flight.

This series will not take place on Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.74020004272461000, -73.74960327148438000 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/family-day Date: June 23, 2018

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Electric Playground

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Q342 Electric Playground 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.73590087890625000, -73.80539703369140000 Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Seining]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/seining http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/seining Date: June 23, 2018

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

Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. Get ready to get your hands wet, seining programs use nets to catch fish.

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.60269927978515600, -73.93350219726562000 Tue, 08 May 2018 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Tree ID Hike (Light)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/tree-id-hike-light http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/tree-id-hike-light Date: June 23, 2018

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.

Hiking programs feature intensity levels ranging from vigorous, to moderate, to light. Our light hike is a leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: 85th Avenue and 165th Street (in Captain Tilly Park)

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Q052 Captain Tilly Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.71289825439453000, -73.80039978027344000 Tue, 08 May 2018 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Guest Artist Workshops 2018]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/guest-artist-workshops-2018 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/guest-artist-workshops-2018 Date: June 23, 2018

In partnership with Harlem Dance Club, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center hosts a series of master classes given by professional instructors from Alvin Ailey. Every Saturday afternoon, a different genre will be highlighted.

Saturday, June 2: Fundamentals of Hip Hop with Robin Dunn

Sarturday June 9: Dancehall with Korie Genius

Saturday, June 16: Roots of Samba/Afro Brazilian Dance with Quenia Ribeiro

Saturday, June 23: Afro Dance with Angel Kaba

*Saturday May 26th, 2018 - Class is cancelled

All classes are free and open to the public.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-860-1380

Location: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.80502319335900000, -73.94498443603500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b031caae636a.jpg Tue, 22 May 2018 09:59:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Cido the Clown]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/cido-the-clown http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/cido-the-clown Date: June 23, 2018

Having entertained children for over 15 years, Cido is a member of the World Clown Association and Clowns of America International. From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest. This clown magic show is sure to be fun for all!

This event is FREE to guests of Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village. For ride and game ticket pricing at the Fantasy Forest Amusement Park, please visit forestparkcarousel.com/pricing.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.70050468126300000, -73.85659235715900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0427a0e38ee.jpg Thu, 31 May 2018 15:44:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Writing Basics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/art-writing-basics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/art-writing-basics Date: June 23, 2018

Art professional Liz Daly is a former art blogger and writer who covered dozens of exhibition openings and visual arts events throughout NYC since 2015. She’ll be sharing her process for writing about art in a way that engages and sparks curiosity, so that readers are motivated to view the works if they can; to learn something about the artist behind their creation and the techniques involved.

Liz Daly is the Community Relations Manager at the Frick Collection in Manhattan.

(Adults)

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/gallery-tour Date: June 23, 2018

Learn about Glyndor Gallery exhibitions on a tour led by Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow.

Avifauna: Birds + Habitat features artworks that delve into the relationship between birds and their habitats—from the role birds play in propagating plants to changes in how natural and built environments affect migration patterns. Artists working in photography, video, artist books, wall painting, installation, drawing and sound include Tatiana Arocha, Tanya Chaly, Marna Chester, Nina Katchadourian, Paula McCartney, Jeff Mertz, Peter Morgan, Sarah Nicholls, James Prosek, Jenna Spevackand Fred Tomaselli.

In the Sunroom Project Space, Austin Ballard’s installation Rumorsis on view. Fabricating furniture using cane webbing and epoxy clay, Austin Ballard constructs an immersive domestic setting. Intended as functional sculpture, the forms are reminiscent of Victorian furniture and recall Wave Hill’s history as a private home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecae8153bb0.jpg Wed, 09 May 2018 12:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel Puppet Shows]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/le-carrousel-puppet-shows http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/le-carrousel-puppet-shows Date: June 23, 2018

Puppets, puppets, and more puppets bring whimsy and fun to our lineup. WonderSpark Puppets perform Fox Fables, Goldilocks & The Three Bears, The Lion & The Mouse, Princess Petunia and the Dragon, to name but a few.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75329971313500000, -73.98400115966800000 Wed, 30 May 2018 14:44:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Fort Tryon Kids: Design, Engineer, and Build Workshop with Dr. A]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/fort-tryon-kids-design-engineer-and-build-workshop-with-dr-a1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/fort-tryon-kids-design-engineer-and-build-workshop-with-dr-a1 Date: June 23, 2018

Join Dr. A for a math, science, and engineering workshop and learn about how Fort Washington Terrace of Fort Tryon Park was built in 1941; transforming a rocky and steep slope into a collection of play spaces. This hands-on workshop is best for children ages 8 to 12, but younger kids can participate with parent involvement.

Space is limited and RSVP is required. Please email RSVP@FortTryonParkTrust.org to register.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: 190th Street Subway Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.85889760259200000, -73.93417525196500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8e1825a4f9.jpg Thu, 31 May 2018 13:44:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Hattie Carthan Community Garden Annual Food Heritage Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/hattie-carthan-community-garden-annual-food-heritage-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/hattie-carthan-community-garden-annual-food-heritage-festival Date: June 23, 2018

One of the most interesting things about the food of the African diaspora is how closely it connects the people who prepare it, often without them even realizing it. There are several characters that almost all cuisines of the African Diaspora share: seasoning technique; cooking techniques such as stewing and frying; the prevalence of starchy mashes or porridges eaten with stews and soups or on their own. Among African, Latin, and Caribbean cuisines, ingredients are nearly identical, most likely due to the similarity in climate. Tropical foods such as plantains, cassava, coconuts, and palm oil are staples in West African and Afro-Brazilian cooking. The distinctive ingredients of southern cuisine, as well as the style of cooking them, have been common for centuries in Africa.

We invite you to taste our rich heritage in the bountiful garden!

All dishes are homemade much of our greens and salads are grown in the garden:

  • Meat Plate - $10 (3 choices of meat)
  • Vegetarian Plate - $8
  • Homemade Pies - $2 per slice
  • Sorrel & Herb Drinks - $2
  • Fresh Fruit Smoothies
  • Roast Corn - $3
  • Sage Sausages - $2
  • Chicken foot Souse - $2
  • Bowl - $3

*Southern BBQ Galore * Wild Meat * Live Blues Music * Live Farm Animals*

For any questions on this event, please contact Yonnette Fleming at (718) 638-3566 or hattiecarthangarden@yahoo.com.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 638-3566

Location: Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden)

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B400 Hattie Carthan Community Garden 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 2:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.68980026245100000, -73.94850158691400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b195ce2c9b6c.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 14:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/union-square-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/union-square-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour Date: June 23, 2018

Explore Union Square Park on the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour Union Square: The Crossroads of New York. Join us for this engaging tour led by the historians at Big Onion Walking Tours to discover the social and political history of the neighborhood, all of Union Square’s famed monuments and buildings surrounding the park, and the people and events that shaped this vibrant community to what it is today.

Tours are FREE and held every Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Meet in front of the Barnes & Noble at 33 East 17th Street.

Reservations are not required for individuals, but are required for groups of 10 or more. To RSVP for a group, please call (212) 517-1826.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: Barnes & Noble

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2018-06-23 2018-06-23 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.73702140000000000, -73.98960260000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa050ac64ffa.png Thu, 08 Mar 2018 15:45:03 EST
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: June 23, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids create fun paper crafts as gifts and to take home.

  • May: Mother's Day Greeting Cards and Art Inspired by May
  • June: Paper Plate Sun Summer Crafts

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 29 May 2018 09:59:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park Date: June 23, 2018

Join us for fun farm art projects that you can create and take home! All ages are welcome.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7cf950380.png Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:52 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields Date: June 23, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Explore the southwest of Central Park with Central Park Conservancy tour guides, and see it like never before. From a planned military parade ground to the site commemorating a famous activist for peace, one of the most-visited areas of the Park has some secrets to share with even the most seasoned Park-goer!

Highlights of this tour include: Maine Monument, the Children’s District, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Details

Meet: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk at West 59th Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register here!

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76825287727000000, -73.98132829368100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81c991546bc.jpg Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:44:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/summer-on-the-hudson-hudson-warehouse-shakespeare-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/summer-on-the-hudson-hudson-warehouse-shakespeare-workout Date: June 23, 2018

Learn the elements of Voice Production, Acting, and Stage Combat. Open to all, ages 13 and up.

Online Registration necessary: hudsonwarehouse.net

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:44:40 EDT
<![CDATA[The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/the-metropolitan-opera-summer-recital-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/the-metropolitan-opera-summer-recital-series Date: June 23, 2018

Rising stars Gerard Schneider, Gabriella Reyes de Ramírez, and Adrian Timpau perform a program of favorite opera arias and duets. This program is sponsored by the City Parks Foundation and is part of their SummerStage Series.

Please bring chairs for the performance.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.87870025634765600, -73.87699890136719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b05ecf1c635a.jpg Thu, 24 May 2018 09:29:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Cido the Clown]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/cido-the-clown1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/cido-the-clown1 Date: June 23, 2018

Having entertained children for over 15 years, Cido is a member of the World Clown Association and Clowns of America International. From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest. This clown magic show is sure to be fun for all!

This event is FREE to guests of Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village. For ride and game ticket pricing at the Fantasy Forest Amusement Park, please visit forestparkcarousel.com/pricing.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70050468126300000, -73.85659235715900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b042a5622578.jpg Thu, 31 May 2018 15:44:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Alvin Flythe Quartet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/arts-culture-fun-alvin-flythe-quartet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/arts-culture-fun-alvin-flythe-quartet Date: June 23, 2018

In partnership with the Jazz Foundation of America. A professional musician for over 50 years, Queens-born saxophonist / multi-instrumentalist Alvin Flythe has worked with Duke Ellington, Roy Haynes, Little Jimmy Scott and the Gap Band. His small-group jazz performances, like this one, offer searing tributes to sax greats like John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and Sonny Stitt.

This event is sponsored by Council Member Ben Kallos.

Presented by the Jazz Foundation of America, with partial support from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Andrew Haswell Green Park

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M108Q1 Andrew Haswell Green Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.75970077514648400, -73.95760345458984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad63ce0b5239.jpg Mon, 14 May 2018 09:29:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Soiree]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/prospect-park-soiree http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/prospect-park-soiree Date: June 23, 2018

Join Prospect Park Alliance at the most celebrated party of the year! We provide the entertainment and breathtaking setting, while you gather with thousands of friends—new and old—to enjoy an evening under the stars in Prospect Park. Wear your most festive attire, prepare a delicious feast, bring your favorite bottle of wine, and dine and dance under the stars in one of Prospect Park’s most scenic locations. Show off your creativity with a show-stopping topper—a fabulous hat or headpiece of your choosing—as well as table décor that celebrates the beautiful surroundings, and raise your glass in a toast to Brooklyn's Backyard.

Buy Tickets Today!

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Peninsula (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 5:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.65719985961914000, -73.96890258789062000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Survival Series: Overnight Camping and Wilderness Survival Workshops]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/survival-series-overnight-wilderness-survival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/survival-series-overnight-wilderness-survival Date: June 23, 2018

Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

Whether you are preparing for an exteneded journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, overnight wilderness survival program is perfect for you. Participants will have the option to sleep in their own constructed shelters if they are stable enough. Otherwise, we will have tents available.

All programs are family friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Please note: Participants are chosen by lottery. To register for this program, please visit our registration page at nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on June 13.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Park

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.89160156250000000, -73.89289855957031000 Wed, 23 May 2018 16:29:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Music Under the Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/music-under-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/music-under-the-stars Date: June 23, 2018

Music Under The Stars, curated by gardener Joff Wilson: Local Legends—and Up-and-Coming Legends—present an evening of inspiring music.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden

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2018-06-23 2018-06-23 7:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.72430038452100000, -73.98210144043000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b154d82c53a9.jpg Wed, 06 Jun 2018 11:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[A Midsummer Night's Dream at Carroll Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/a-midsummer-nights-dream-at-carroll-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/a-midsummer-nights-dream-at-carroll-park Date: June 23, 2018

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM for today’s New York City that imagines our fellow New Yorkers - the buskers, the lovers, the neighbors, the leaders - as the wild and magical Spirits of Shakespeare's classic comedy. It is a celebration of the energy, danger, uniqueness and soul of the place that we call home, and its potential to evoke in all of us a wondrous transformation. This play dares to show us the extraordinary magic and everyday miracles that are hidden in plain sight.

  • Limited seating provided. First come, first served.
  • No tickets required.
  • All evening performances begin at 7:30 pm

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Carroll Park

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B019 Carroll Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.68109893798828000, -73.99539947509766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ae6dcbf104.png Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:59:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Marshall]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-marshall http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-marshall Date: June 23, 2018

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

The story of Thurgood Marshall, the crusading lawyer who would become the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases. Rated PG-13.

Come early! Before this screening we will have complimentary ice cream, popcorn and more activities related to the movie.

Know Before You Go:

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: St. Nicholas Park 135 Lawn (in St. Nicholas Park)

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M077 St. Nicholas Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.81689834594700000, -73.94899749755900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9ee9b08a38.jpg Tue, 15 May 2018 10:44:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Ninjago Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-the-lego-ninjago-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-the-lego-ninjago-movie Date: June 23, 2018

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

High-school students moonlight as ninjas, and fight to defend their island of Ninjago.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Sean's Place

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Q444 Sean's Place 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.76050186157226600, -73.91829681396484000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0f0b61ac1ae.jpg Thu, 31 May 2018 09:59:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Moana]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-black-panther http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-black-panther Date: June 23, 2018

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

An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. Together they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds. Along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she always sought: her own identity

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, 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: 718 430-1825

Location: Crotona Park

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X010 Crotona Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.83900070190430000, -73.88629913330078000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b200106cd731.jpg Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:29:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-nut-job-2-nutty-by-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-nut-job-2-nutty-by-nature Date: June 23, 2018

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

In this sequel to the animated Disney comedy, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City's mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park. This hilarious film stars the voices of Will Arnett, Maya Rudolph, Jackie Chan, Katherine Heigl, Bobby Moynihan, Bobby Cannavale, Isabela Moner, Jeff Dunham, and Gabriel Iglesias.

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: Bay 8th Street and Independence Avenue (in Dyker Beach Park)

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B028 Dyker Beach Park 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.60453510180300000, -74.01888942718500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b045ce778476.png Wed, 23 May 2018 10:29:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Despicable Me 3]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-despicable-me-3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-despicable-me-3 Date: June 23, 2018

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

In this third rendition of the delightful animated franchise, Gru (Steve Carrell) meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru (Steve Carell) who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Cortelyou Road & E. 17th Street

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2018-06-23 2018-06-23 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.64201920000000000, -73.96264770000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ade0e184cc7e.jpg Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:14:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Dunkirk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-dunkirk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-dunkirk Date: June 23, 2018

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

Dunkirk is a WWII thriller about the evacuation of Dunkirk, France, in which 400,000 Allied troops were rescued following a catastrophic defeat.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2018-06-23 2018-06-23 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.57553656314600000, -74.08273506164600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adfc1b0648fc.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi Date: June 24, 2018

Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow-moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96b01e6f1e.JPG Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:29:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Permaculture Design]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/introduction-to-permaculture-design http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/introduction-to-permaculture-design Date: June 24, 2018

This is an introduction overview to Oregon State University's (OSU) "Introduction to Permaculture Design", a free online long distance learning college course. After this workshop you will be fully familiarized with the fundamental concepts and have hands on practice before taking the full introduction curriculum online. We will provide all study and learning materials to prepare you for OSU's Course taught by Andrew Millison.

In this introduction we will explain what defines permaculture designs basics, including its ethics based philosophies and principles, and how permaculture uses nature as a guide to learn from and inform its decision making matrix.

After the morning class, we will rework Genesis into its transition period towards permaculture by:

  • Addressing its needs
  • Developing soil systems
  • Different composting practices
  • Water harvesting and irrigation
  • Bio-remediation while applying permaculture principles to each task in the garden on an ongoing basis each week and throughout the year

Please pack a lunch if you wish or a bodega and a supermarket are nearby.

For more information on this event, please contact Bicycle Joe Tomasello by phone at (929) 331-0064 or email at GenesisGCGB@gmail.com.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (929) 331-0064

Location: Genesis Community Garden

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2018-06-24 2018-06-24 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.82954650000000000, -73.90459820000000000 Thu, 31 May 2018 13:59:04 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: June 24, 2018

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: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1198245b874.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:14:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park Date: June 24, 2018

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: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11a0c253c30.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:44:03 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/nyrr-open-run-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/nyrr-open-run-marine-park Date: June 24, 2018

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: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.60794394557300000, -73.93746501207400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11a24a2caac.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:59:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays Date: June 24, 2018

On Sundays, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program includes both low and high elements.

The Adventure Course is open to individuals, small groups of friends, and families, aged 8 and older.

Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. First come, first served.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74260657788600000, -73.74107217788700000 Fri, 25 May 2018 16:29:18 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Brower Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/its-my-park-at-brower-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/its-my-park-at-brower-park Date: June 24, 2018

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Brower Park Park House (in Brower Park)

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B012 Brower Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.67380142211900000, -73.94390106201200000 Tue, 22 May 2018 14:59:26 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Ocean Breeze Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/its-my-park-at-ocean-breeze-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/its-my-park-at-ocean-breeze-park Date: June 24, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parks & Recreation/City of New York Ocean Breeze Track and Field Athletic Complex Staff to clean and beautify Ocean Breeze Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-7923

Location: Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.58341300000000000, -74.07372440000000000 Tue, 22 May 2018 14:59:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/yoga-in-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/yoga-in-the-garden Date: June 24, 2018

Enjoy a morning yoga class in the gardens, offered in partnership with Yoga Haven.

All levels are welcome; please bring a mat and be on time. This class meets indoors in case of rain.

Online registration is suggested, or register day-of at the Front Gate. Yoga sessions continue through July 29.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecba077ae43.jpg Thu, 10 May 2018 15:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Butterfly Habitat Hats]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/family-art-project-butterfly-habitat-hats http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/family-art-project-butterfly-habitat-hats Date: June 24, 2018

See them and sketch them flying among the meadow grasses or on the butterfly bush in Wave Hill’s Flower Garden.

Learn about the life cycle of local butterfly species and the conditions they need in order to survive. Then make a richly textured butterfly-habitat hat filled with flowers and insects in an active landscape.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecba6e445db.jpg Thu, 10 May 2018 15:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Fort Tryon Park Beautification Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/fort-tryon-park-beautification-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/fort-tryon-park-beautification-day Date: June 24, 2018

Wear long pants and sturdy shoes and join the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust at its monthly beautification days. Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.

Tools and gloves will be provided.

Groups must RSVP by emailing info@FortTryonParkTrust.org by June 11.

Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.85929870605469000, -73.93409729003906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa172597eb02.jpg Fri, 09 Mar 2018 15:15:01 EST
<![CDATA[Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/yoga Date: June 24, 2018

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

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

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:59:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Goalball Hosted by the NY Knights]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/goalball-hosted-by-the-ny-knights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/goalball-hosted-by-the-ny-knights Date: June 24, 2018

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 10:30 am 12:30 pm 40.74829864502000000, -74.00219726562500000 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Sunday Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/sunday-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/sunday-tai-chi Date: June 24, 2018

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

All levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:59:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields Date: June 24, 2018

Explore the southwest of Central Park with Central Park Conservancy tour guides, and see it like never before. From a planned military parade ground to the site commemorating a famous activist for peace, one of the most-visited areas of the Park has some secrets to share with even the most seasoned Park-goer!

Highlights of this tour include: Maine Monument, the Children’s District, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Details

Meet: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk at West 59th Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register here!

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76825287727000000, -73.98132829368100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81c991546bc.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: June 24, 2018

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Smorgasburg Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/smorgasburg-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/smorgasburg-prospect-park Date: June 24, 2018

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Breeze Hill (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.65892477964400000, -73.96616744995100000 Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:59:44 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at De Matti Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/its-my-park-at-de-matti-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/its-my-park-at-de-matti-playground Date: June 24, 2018

This It's My Park Season, volunteer with DeMatti's Dreamworld as they clean and beautify De Matti Park & Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 757-4162

Location: De Matti Playground (in De Matti Park)

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R035 De Matti Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.61449813842773400, -74.07420349121094000 Tue, 22 May 2018 14:59:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/yoga-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/yoga-at-the-battery Date: June 24, 2018

Yoga in The Battery is back this summer twice a week!

Tejal Patel will lead open level yoga practice on the Woodland Lawn overlooking the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty.

June 3 through September 30

  • Sundays: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Wednesdays: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Please RSVP first. Sunday classes are open for all ages. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours while supplies last, first come first served.

Photo credit: Rob Alcantar

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Woodland Lawn (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.70219198352000000, -74.01546913523500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afc4ee501e93.JPG Fri, 18 May 2018 14:59:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: June 24, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC : Wellness Fair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/shape-up-nyc-wellness-fair http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/shape-up-nyc-wellness-fair Date: June 24, 2018

Come out and learn about the free fitness classes happening in your Bronx community. Shape Up NYC is a citywide initiative to get people to workout. At the event there will be free demos of classes that are currently happening in the neighborhood. Fitness demos include Zumba, yoga, and aerobics. There will also be free activities for the whole family including carnival games, arts & crafts, and giveaways.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Webster House

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2018-06-24 2018-06-24 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.86861801147461000, -73.88137054443360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1ac4d67ea2b.jpg Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:14:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Ride]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/learn-to-ride http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/learn-to-ride Date: June 24, 2018

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

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

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

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B126 Red Hook Recreation Area 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.67369842529297000, -74.00340270996094000 Tue, 29 May 2018 13:59:09 EDT
<![CDATA[2018 NYC Pride March]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/2018-nyc-pride-march http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/2018-nyc-pride-march Date: June 24, 2018

Join NYC Pride and friends at the The March, the biggest Pride celebration in the world! This year's theme is Defiantly Different.

"The March is a celebration of the LGBTQ community. The first March was held in 1970 and has since become an annual civil rights demonstration. Over the years, its purpose has broadened to include recognition of the fight against AIDS and to remember those we have lost to illness, violence and neglect." - NYC Pride

This year's grand marshals include:

  • Billie Jean King
  • Lambda Legal
  • Tyler Ford
  • Kenita Placide

Viewing The March is free and open to the public. No tickets necessary.

Pride March Route
The March kicks off at noon from 16th Street and 7th Avenue, heads south on 7th Avenue to Christopher Street, then east to Fifth Avenue; the parade then heads north on Fifth Avenue to 29th Street where the march ends. View the parade route

Image courtesy of NYC Pride

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Start of The March - 16th Street and 7th Avenue

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2018-06-24 2018-06-24 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.73987487502700000, -73.99873566441800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1048328c54d.jpg Thu, 31 May 2018 15:44:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking and Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/kayaking-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/kayaking-canoeing Date: June 24, 2018

LIC Community Boathouse (LICCB) offers free kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting) at Hallets Cove, located just north of the park. People of all ages are welcome to participate or volunteer.

No prior boating experience is required and participants may sign up on a first-come, first-served basis. Minors (younger than 18 years old) must have a parent or guardian present. Well-behaved dogs are also welcome to accompany their owners! LICCB has life jackets available for your four-legged family members.

Please note: No RSVP is required; however, participants are encouraged to call (631) 542-2628 or visit licboathouse.org two hours prior to a scheduled paddle for updates and cancellations, especially during inclement weather.

In partnership with LIC Community Boathouse.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Hallet's Cove

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2018-06-24 2018-06-24 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.76925380000000000, -73.93555550000000000 Fri, 04 May 2018 13:59:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Bay Waters]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/science-in-the-park-baywaters http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/science-in-the-park-baywaters Date: June 24, 2018

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

Optional registration.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.78898561356900000, -73.79389047622700000 Fri, 11 May 2018 15:14:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Woodlands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/science-in-the-park-woodlands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/science-in-the-park-woodlands Date: June 24, 2018

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park. Topics include water, animal adaptations, engineering and flight.

This series will not take place on Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.74020004272461000, -73.74960327148438000 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: June 24, 2018

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:46 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/summer-on-the-hudson-sun-gaze-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/summer-on-the-hudson-sun-gaze-sundays Date: June 24, 2018

The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun and see sunspots and prominences under a summer sky.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96c65a480e.JPG Thu, 07 Jun 2018 14:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 Date: June 24, 2018

On Sundays, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program includes both low and high elements.

The Adventure Course is open to individuals, small groups of friends, and families, aged 8 and older.

Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. First come first served.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.74260657788600000, -73.74107217788700000 Fri, 25 May 2018 16:44:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays2 Date: June 24, 2018

On Sundays, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program includes both low and high elements.

The Adventure Course is open to individuals, small groups of friends, and families, aged 8 and older.

Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. First come, first served.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.74260657788600000, -73.74107217788700000 Fri, 25 May 2018 16:44:19 EDT
<![CDATA[The Magic of Rogue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/the-magic-of-rogue http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/the-magic-of-rogue Date: June 24, 2018

You may recognize Rogue from America's Got Talent, wow'ing audiences with his unique blend of music, flowers, fire, and animals! Prepare to be amazed.

Two individual performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

There is no admission fee. Live entertainment is free to guests. At Fantasy Forest Amusement Park, games and rides are pay per attraction. Visit fantasyforestnyc.com for game and ride pricing.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b06d4d9189e4.jpg Wed, 06 Jun 2018 11:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Public Art Opening Reception: Picnic by Tamara Johnson]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/public-art-opening-reception-picnic-by-tamara-johnson http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/public-art-opening-reception-picnic-by-tamara-johnson Date: June 24, 2018

This sculpture was made specifically for Maria Hernandez Park and the surrounding Bushwick community. The familiar picnic scene symbolizes the gathering, relaxing, and sharing we experience with friends and family. This hand-cast concrete picnic serves as a tribute to those symbols, turning a temporary happening into a static monument for participation and contemplation. Please join the artist for a community picnic to celebrate this new installation, which will be on view through March 20, 2019 near the park entrance at Knickerbocker Avenue and Suydam Street.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8114

Location: Suydam Street and Knickerbocker Avenue (in Maria Hernandez Park)

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B016 Maria Hernandez Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 2:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70208176350000000, -73.92386913300000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0da58128e7e.jpg Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:14:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 24, 2018

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecac616d3cb.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 13:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel Magique]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/le-carrousel-magique http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/le-carrousel-magique Date: June 24, 2018

Voila! The world’s best magicians perform fun-filled tricks for kids of all ages! Featuring:

  • June 10 Ben Nemzer
  • June 17 Jeff Moche
  • June 24 R.J. Lewis
  • July 1 R.J. Lewis
  • July 8 Chris Capehart
  • July 15 R.J. Lewis
  • July 22 Chris Capehart
  • July 29 Lee Barrett
  • August 5 Ben Nemzer

Produced in partnership with www.mondaynightmagic.com

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75329971313500000, -73.98400115966800000 Mon, 04 Jun 2018 03:29:18 EDT
<![CDATA[NYLaughs.org Presents: Laughter in the Park 2018]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/nylaughsorg-presents-laughter-in-the-park-2018 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/nylaughsorg-presents-laughter-in-the-park-2018 Date: June 24, 2018

Laughter in the Park is a free, outdoor weekly comedy series, presented by NYLaughs.org, that takes place over the course of five weeks throughout the summer.

Every Sunday starting June 24, you can catch up to two hours of stand-up comedy performed by some of comedy's most innovative and talked about artists.

Please bring a blanket and a picnic basket!

For more information, please visit Laughter in the Park's website.

Lineup
(Bookings are subject to change):

Headliner: Tammy Pescatelli
Tammy Pescatelli's comedy special, Finding the Funny, was released in an exclusive deal with Netflix. That same special was selected "New and Noteworthy" by iTunes editors and also hit number 3 on the charts. In 2010, Pescatelli won Comedy Central's Standup Showdown. In 2004, she was a finalist on the second and third seasons of Last Comic Standing. She has performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The View, Joy Behar: Say Anything!, Stand-up In Stilettos, The Talk, Comedy Central Presents, The World Stands Up, The Bonnie Hunt Show, Last Call with Carson Daly and many others. Pescatelli co-created, executive produced, wrote and starred in a reality television show on WE tv called A Standup Mother, related to Pescatelli's life as a mother, wife, and comedian.

Jon Fisch
Jon Fisch is a comedian who has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Late Show with David Letterman. He appeared on Last Comic Standing 4. A staple in the NYC scene, Jon is a favorite at Gotham Comedy Club, the Comedy Cellar, and the World Famous Comic Strip Live. He was also handpicked to open for Jerry Seinfeld in 2009 at Gotham Comedy Club.

Moody McCarthy
Moody McCarthy is a comedian who has made numerous TV appearances, including performances on Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Show with David Letterman, and America's Got Talent. He regularly performs at top New York comedy clubs, such as the renowned Comedy Cellar, Gotham Comedy Club, and the World Famous Comic Strip Live.

Leonard Ouzts
Leonard Ouzts is a distinct rising voice in the world of stand-up comedy. Leonard can most recently be seen in a breakout role as the producer, Lawrence, in season two of Netflix's hit series Master of None. He has performed stand-up on Conan, HBO's All Def Comedy, Adam Devine's House Party, and AXS' Gotham Comedy Live. You can also catch him in multiple episodes of TruTV's Comedy Knockout, MTV's Joking Off, and the MTV series Wild 'N Out. Leonard was selected as a NEW FACE at the prestigious Montreal Just For Laughs Festival and was named by RollingStone.com as a Top Ten Comic To Watch.

Additionally, The Honorable Councilmember Joseph Borelli will perform stand up for the first time. We also have a performance slated from 82-year-old comedian phenom, Fay Susskind.

Laughter in the Park Schedules
Our shows are as follows:

  • Sunday, June 24 - Wolfe's Pond Park in Staten Island, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 1 - Battery Park at Castle Clinton Lawn, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 8 - Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 15 - Battery Park at Castle Clinton Lawn, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 22 - Old Bandshell Lawn at Tompkins Square Park, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

About NYLaughs
NYLaughs.org is a unique performing arts non-profit that aims to change the cultural landscape of the Big Apple through humor. From parks to streets and even subways, we provide New Yorkers laughter free of charge with our public, live comedy shows. We want to celebrate and deepen an appreciation of the comic arts. We also want to make New York a better place by cultivating community, inspiring our audiences, and making the city a happier and healthier place through laughter.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the men and women of NYC Parks!

"Laughter in the Park" is a passion project run solely by volunteers. Funding for Laughter in the Park 2018 is also made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council at LMCC.net. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond. Additionally, NYLaughs is the recipient of Community Arts Grant from the Washington Square Park Conservatory. NYLaughs would like to acknowledge our sponsor Manhattan Mini-Storage, a NY business that is focused on the health and wellness of New Yorkers.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 727-5233

Location: 420 Cornelia Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park)

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.51829910278300000, -74.18720245361300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1a34cea37dc.jpg Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater (Ballet/Modern Dance)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/harlem-meer-performance-festival-annabella-gonzalez-dance-theater-balletmodern-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/harlem-meer-performance-festival-annabella-gonzalez-dance-theater-balletmodern-dance Date: June 24, 2018

The 25th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent to Central Park! Enjoy a variety of performances featuring multi-cultural music and dance, family-friendly entertainment, and more while admiring the lakeside views.

Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater, a critically-acclaimed modern dance company with a sly Latin flavor, is delighted to present “Lively Moods”. Dances range from “Tengo Un Amor” (I Have a Love), with powerful Mexican songs by Lucha Reyes, to “Love Mask”, a comedy to music of Mozart with surprise audience participation.

Featured are three new dances: “Caballeros”, danced by Marcos de Jesus with his original tunes and lyrics, accompanied by drummer Wilson Antigua; “New Born”, created and performed by Nu-Lu Danza directors Esteban Arana and Leticia Pliego together with Jamy Hsu; and “Inner Pulse”, a vibrant quintet featuring a gong-accented score by acclaimed neo-classical composer Max Lifchitz.

All ages are welcome.

Check out the full performance line-up.

In case of inclement weather, please check Central Park Conservancy's Alerts & Closures page or @centralparknyc on Twitter.

Sponsored by Time Warner

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2078b7d8d9a.jpg Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: June 24, 2018

Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy Guides. Enjoy a great variety of the scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements the Park has to offer. Highlights of this tour include: Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields.

Details

Meet: Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue). Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register here!

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81bcc470beb.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer 2018 Scandinavian Music Festival Concert Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/summer-2018-scandinavian-music-festival-concert-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/summer-2018-scandinavian-music-festival-concert-series Date: June 24, 2018

Now in its 14th year, NY Scandia Symphony has served Washington Heights and Inwood with free outdoor music programs in Fort Tryon Park.

The String Orchestra will perform works by Frank Foerster, Jean Sibelius, Ture Rangstrom and Knudage Riisager.

Soloist: Mayuki Fukuhara, Violin

Music Director/Conductor: Dorrit Matson

Bring a blanket and enjoy this free performance with backdrop views of the Hudson River.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86019897460937500, -73.93450164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/571e7faef0f1a.jpg Thu, 29 Mar 2018 12:44:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Art-Making Workshop with Cecile Chong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/free-artmaking-workshop-with-cecile-chong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/free-artmaking-workshop-with-cecile-chong Date: June 24, 2018

As part of the exhibition El Dorado (The Golden), artist Cecile Chong will lead a free public art-making workshop to celebrate participants' own cultural identities. All ages and families are welcome to join.

RSVP at makeartlatimer.eventbrite.com

El Dorado (meaning “The Golden” in English) is an art installation that pays tribute to the 49% of New Yorker households that speak a language other than English. This installation consists of 100 colored “guagua (infant)” sculptures, 49 of them painted gold to reflect the 49% New Yorkers, presented as a contemporary archeological site. It also pays tribute to Lewis H. Latimer’s contribution to electrical light by adding a glowing-in-the-dark element in the guaguas.

The installation will be on view till October 14, 2018.

This program and exhibition is made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. It is part of NYC Parks’ Art in the Parks program.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 961-8585

Location: Lewis H Latimer House

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Q497 Lewis H Latimer House 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.76610183715800000, -73.82959747314500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afb1075c344e.jpg Fri, 25 May 2018 15:14:18 EDT
<![CDATA[The Magic of Rogue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/the-magic-of-rogue1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/the-magic-of-rogue1 Date: June 24, 2018

You may recognize Rogue from America's Got Talent, wow'ing audiences with his unique blend of music, flowers, fire, and animals! Prepare to be amazed.

Two individual performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

There is no admission fee. Live entertainment is free to guests. At Fantasy Forest Amusement Park, games and rides are pay per attraction. Visit fantasyforestnyc.com for game and ride pricing.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b06d5e47624a.jpg Wed, 06 Jun 2018 11:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayak Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/kayak-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/kayak-staten-island Date: June 24, 2018

Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore at Conference House Park!

Boats and life jackets will be provided for a short paddle. Launch help and paddling tips are given by experienced kayakers at the shore and on the water. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet.

Children aged 18 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. High winds or lighting cancels the event.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Page Avenue Beach

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2018-06-24 2018-06-24 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.50236193262400000, -74.22824013233200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b06ecac33254.JPG Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Tango in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/tango-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/tango-in-the-park Date: June 24, 2018

Enjoy a wonderful evening of music, dance, and song in the beautiful historic Stuyvesant Square. Professional tango instruction will be provided. This event is perfect for families and perfect for date night. Come with your children and dogs, and dance around the fountain flower bed into the sunset.

This event will take place in six sessions on Sundays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.. The dates are: June 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29. When selecting tickets, please choose your desired date.

Get your tickets!

Facebook Event Link

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: West Fountain (in Stuyvesant Square)

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.73379898071300000, -73.98439788818400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0244ff17da4.png Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/summer-on-the-hudson-lets-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/summer-on-the-hudson-lets-dance Date: June 24, 2018

Learn to dance like a pro at these Salsa, Cha-Cha and Bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School and featuring DJ Ray Colon.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 6:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da6d8d4880.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:14:31 EDT
<![CDATA[A Midsummer Night's Dream at Carroll Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/a-midsummer-nights-dream-at-carroll-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/a-midsummer-nights-dream-at-carroll-park Date: June 24, 2018

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM for today’s New York City that imagines our fellow New Yorkers - the buskers, the lovers, the neighbors, the leaders - as the wild and magical Spirits of Shakespeare's classic comedy. It is a celebration of the energy, danger, uniqueness and soul of the place that we call home, and its potential to evoke in all of us a wondrous transformation. This play dares to show us the extraordinary magic and everyday miracles that are hidden in plain sight.

  • Limited seating provided. First come, first served.
  • No tickets required.
  • All evening performances begin at 7:30 pm

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Carroll Park

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B019 Carroll Park 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.68109893798828000, -73.99539947509766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2ae6dcbf104.png Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:59:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/24/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle Date: June 24, 2018

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

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

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:30 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: Sheepshead Playground

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B239 Sheepshead Playground 2018-06-24 2018-06-24 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.58895168800000000, -73.94020148590000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ade2b57d11dc.jpg Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:59:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/introduction-to-meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/introduction-to-meditation Date: June 25, 2018

Known benefits of a regular meditation practice include stress reduction, improved concentration, increased self-awareness and sense of happiness, improved cardiovascular and immune health, and more.

This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat or blanket to sit on.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 7:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 7:00 am 7:45 am 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59442755cc0f0.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Pilates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/bryant-park-pilates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/bryant-park-pilates Date: June 25, 2018

Head to Bryant Park on Monday mornings for a beginner Pilates class, presented by the Pilates Initiative and Return to Life Center. Mats are provided by Balanced Body and are available to the first 30 attendees at each class.

Photo Credit: Angelito Jusay

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0eb9da2bb35.jpg Wed, 30 May 2018 14:29:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: June 25, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: June 25, 2018

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

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

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

Tour Reservations

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:56 EST
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: June 25, 2018

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

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

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

Tour Reservations

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:56 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: June 25, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: June 25, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park: Joel Forrester]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/piano-in-bryant-park-joel-forrester http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/piano-in-bryant-park-joel-forrester Date: June 25, 2018

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

This week's performer is Joel Forrester, contemporary, boogie-woogie, trance, and stride.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b02f5d112e75.jpg Wed, 23 May 2018 10:59:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: June 25, 2018

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free; registration not required. No groups, please.

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81d26d65cf1.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 Date: June 25, 2018

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

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

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

Tour Reservations

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

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

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 5:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 5:00 pm 5:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:57 EST
<![CDATA[Artist Talk: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/artist-talk-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/artist-talk-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: June 25, 2018

Join Naima Green and curator Oluremi C. Onabanjo in a disucssion about the Arsenal Gallery exhibition A Collective Utterance.

About the Exhibition

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

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 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:29:37 EDT
<![CDATA[West African Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/west-african-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/west-african-dance Date: June 25, 2018

Get fit while having tons of fun!

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.

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 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594305f136f0d.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Anne Loftus Playground Public Scoping Meeting in Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/anne-loftus-playground-public-scoping-meeting-in-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/anne-loftus-playground-public-scoping-meeting-in-fort-tryon-park Date: June 25, 2018

Join NYC Parks and Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez for a public scoping meeting to shape the future of Anne Loftus Playground. Local residents and stakeholders will discuss how they would like to see the water feature and other parts of this playground improved. With this input, we will develop a schematic design, which will be presented to Community Board 12 for public review.
Please join us at this meeting and feel free to invite others who may be interested.

In case of rain, the meeting will be held in the Payson Parkhouse on Dyckman Street near Payson Playground/Payson Avenue.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-795-1388

Location: Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.86520004272461000, -73.92880249023438000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b217357340c5.jpg Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:14:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Movie Nights: The Philadelphia Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/bryant-park-movie-nights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/25/bryant-park-movie-nights Date: June 25, 2018

Bring a blanket and sit on the lawn to enjoy great food, friends, and a feature film at Bryant Park Movie Nights. The lawn opens at 5:00 p.m., and the film begins at sunset. There will be food items for sale, curated by Hester Street Fair, on the Fountain Terrace.

The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant star in this classic romantic comedy. Not Rated.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-25 2018-06-25 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75381979201100000, -73.98373445868500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0eb8664bf4e.jpg Wed, 30 May 2018 16:44:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: June 26, 2018

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

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

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-26 2018-06-26 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e1c4a664e.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 Date: June 26, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-26 2018-06-26 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:45:03 EST
<![CDATA[Free Tai Chi Classes at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/free-tai-chi-classes-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/free-tai-chi-classes-at-washington-square-park Date: June 26, 2018

Improve your balance, strength, flexibility, and coordination in this Taijiquan class open to beginner and experienced alike. This martial art, created in the 19th century in Beijing, China, is a gentle, non-impact exercise benefiting both body and mind. Practitioners Tina and Juan invite you to join them in their practice—northern Wu style—every Tuesday at Garibaldi Plaza.

Classes brought to you by the Washington Square Park Conservancy and 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 2018-06-26 2018-06-26 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9b0d862742.png Sat, 19 May 2018 21:59:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: June 26, 2018

A Collective Utterance is a solo exhibition of photographs by the artist Naima Green, presenting a selection of images culled from her ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present). With black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, the exhibition spans green spaces throughout New York City—such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park—as well as select sites across the United States.

With each photograph, Green offers a statement of quietude, solace, insistence, and strength, making visible a community purportedly relegated to the margins, yet who critically inform dominant tastes and trends. These gentle, nuanced compositions are particularly urgent within the context of seemingly interminable sociopolitical crisis, where black and brown bodies are continually imaged as sites of violence and trauma. Within the framework of A Collective Utterance, each individual is left to be—in all of their tenderness, complexities, and intricacies.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-26 2018-06-26 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:14:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Capturing the Bronx Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/capturing-the-bronx-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/capturing-the-bronx-exhibition Date: June 26, 2018

The Bronx is both a place and a collection of metaphors, a peninsula attached to the mainland in a city of islands. In many ways, it is defined by its diversities—social, demographic, geographic and temporal. Hospitals, museums, universities, formal gardens, beaches, parks, and historical sites are prominent features of the landscape. Massive public housing developments, neighborhoods of six-story apartment buildings and private homes, and bucolic landscapes surrounding long-standing estates can be found within the borders of the Bronx.

The photographers represented in this exhibit are connected to the Bronx by birth, residency, work, or affinity. Each has a unique history, a particular point of view, and an evolving personal story. Who we are as individuals and as a group is represented in this exhibit. We are creating a photographic archive of the Bronx. The Bronx Photographers Collaborative hopes these images speak to, inform, provoke, and inspire you to join us in documenting, celebrating, and advocating for the borough that means so much to us and has contributed so much to who we are.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-26 2018-06-26 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b047af1957ce.jpg Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing for Hope Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/sing-for-hope-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/sing-for-hope-piano Date: June 26, 2018

The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to host another Sing for Hope Piano again this year. Come and play our piano, or sit and be entertained with an impromptu performance by talented pianists from around the city. The piano will be inside the Poe Park Visitor Center, so availability will be dependent upon our class schedules. Feel free to call about the schedule.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-26 2018-06-26 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 31 May 2018 14:14:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/26/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: June 26, 2018

Kids can hit the courts in Brooklyn’s Backyard all summer long! From June through August, children ages 6-16 are invited to Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer Youth Program at the Prospect Park Tennis Center. Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.

Act fast! Registration for this popular program is now open and a limited number of slots are available! Register today.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 436-2500 x 305

Location: Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)

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B068 Parade Ground 2018-06-26 2018-06-26 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT