NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:53:55 GMT <![CDATA[Pop-up Audubon II: Water Detectives]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/popup-audubon-ii-water-detectives http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/popup-audubon-ii-water-detectives Date: June 25, 2017

What's in the Park's water? Join Prospect Park Alliance to learn about water chemistry and identify the creatures that live in and around the Park’s waterways. Pop-up Audubon II is best for children 8 and over. Events include:

  • Discovery Pack, 11 am–4 pm: Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Shoreline Water Walk, noon–1 pm: Join Alliance naturalists for a guided nature walk and explore the plants and wildlife that make the lakeshore so special.
  • Junior Naturalists, 1–2 pm: Discover the creatures that live in Prospect Park’s waterbodies and the chemistry that helps them grow in this citizen science program.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 2–3 pm: Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This program leaves promptly at 2 pm.
  • Family Bird Watching, 3–4 pm:After learning how to use binoculars, join Alliance naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Presented by Con Edison.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f522826496.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/waterfront-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/waterfront-walks Date: June 25, 2017

Conservancy Docents provide Waterfront Walks educating the public on the park’s unique design, history, and ecology on the last Sunday of each month at 10:00 p.m. from April through October. Wear comfortable shoes—these tours traverse the beautiful park landscape!

Please RSVP here.

Interested in taking a group tour? Groups of 6 or more, please fill out a group tour request form to schedule a tour.

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy reserves the right to cancel due to extreme weather conditions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:15:23 EST
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: June 25, 2017

Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. All ages are welcome. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!

There will be free monthly workshops facilitated by community leaders covering gardening, nutrition, and craft related topics.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a4ab18fbc.JPG Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/waterfront-walks1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/waterfront-walks1 Date: June 25, 2017

Learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, the park's sustainable design, and how it came to life during these park tours led by docents. Tours will be given on the last Sunday of every month, at 11:00 a.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70294877799900000, -73.99473768472700000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunday Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/sunday-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/sunday-tai-chi Date: June 25, 2017

Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.

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 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594ab8e9c9019.jpg Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayak Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/kayak-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/kayak-staten-island Date: June 25, 2017

Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore at Page Ave. Beach, Tottenville. Boats and life jackets will be provided for a short paddle off the shore. 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 under must be accompanied by an adult. High winds or lightning cancels the event.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Page Avenue Beach

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2017-06-25 2017-06-25 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.50236193262400000, -74.22824013233200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594ad12b2fa22.JPG Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[The Uni Project at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street Date: June 25, 2017

Come read, draw, and explore with the Uni every Sunday in front of the Hester Street Playground in Sara D Roosevelt Park.

Programming made possible with funding from The Ong Family Foundation and Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts.

Presented by NYC Parks

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hester Street Crossing (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park)

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M105 Sara D. Roosevelt Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.71686920462300000, -73.99403337819400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594413b51dd32.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/yoga-in-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/yoga-in-the-battery Date: June 25, 2017

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

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

RSVP is required. Donations are welcome.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 0:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Woodland Lawn (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 11:30 am 0:30 am 40.70219198352000000, -74.01546913523500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59299c431592c.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Pride: The March]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/nyc-pride-the-march http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/nyc-pride-the-march Date: June 25, 2017

Join NYC Pride and friends at the The March, the biggest Pride celebration in the world!

The March is a celebration of LGBTQ lives and 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.

This year's grand marshals include:

  • The American Civil Liberties Union
  • Brooke Guinan
  • Krishna Stone
  • Geng Le

Viewing The March is free and open to the public. No tickets necessary. The parade kicks off at noon from 36th Street and Fifth Avenue and ends at Christopher Street and Greenwich Street.

Image courtesy of NYC Pride

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Greenwich Street at Christopher Street,36th Street and Fifth Avenue

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2017-06-25 2017-06-25 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.73289871215820000, -74.00759887695312000; 40.74972950000000000, -73.98363860000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592eec529b9fa.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 12:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/basketball-clinic Date: June 25, 2017

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.69931908735900000, -73.99871540069600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/summer-on-the-hudson-sungaze http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/summer-on-the-hudson-sungaze Date: June 25, 2017

Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 Fri, 14 Apr 2017 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Freshwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/freshwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/freshwater-fishing Date: June 25, 2017

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.

You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel. Whether you chose to grab a simple bamboo pole at a quiet lake or join more advanced saltwater programs, we have a program that fits your skill level.

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Mon, 08 May 2017 17:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Butterfly Block Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/butterfly-block-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/butterfly-block-party Date: June 25, 2017

Calling all swallowtails, fritillaries, skippers, and hairstreaks! Everyone’s invited to the Butterfly Block Party in the Flower Garden. Mingle with guest naturalists and meet your local Lepidoptera.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591086d929277.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Free Community Rowing at Pier 40]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/free-community-rowing-at-pier-40 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/free-community-rowing-at-pier-40 Date: June 25, 2017

Please note: this event has been cancelled. Pier 40 will be closed on the 25th from noon to the public because of the Heritage of Pride event. We will resume rowing Tuesday, June 27 at 5:30 pm.

Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Rowing in traditional Whitehall gigs, captained by experienced New York Harbor coxswains (captains).

The Village Community Boathouse offers free community rowing on Sundays starting at noon and on Tuesdays starting 5:30 p.m., through November 12, 2017.

Community rowing is free and open to all; no experience or reservations necessary.

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 229-2059

Location: Pier 40

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2017-06-25 2017-06-25 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.72847662039400000, -74.01341533660900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f9297a60298.JPG Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:14:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/forest-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/forest-crew Date: June 25, 2017

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

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

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

Please RSVP here.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

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

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M037 Highbridge Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.85380172729500000, -73.92620086669900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d05a5a67417.JPG Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Taking it to the Streets: 1950s NY through the Lens of Flushing Photographer Frank Oscar Larson - Opening Reception]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/taking-it-to-the-streets-1950s-ny-through-the-lens-of-flushing-photographer-frank-oscar-larson http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/taking-it-to-the-streets-1950s-ny-through-the-lens-of-flushing-photographer-frank-oscar-larson Date: June 25, 2017

Before cell phones documented nearly every aspect of daily life, street photographers captured the humble, the mundane, and the ordinary. Flushing resident Frank Larson documented New York in the 1950s. When we view Larson’s work 60 years later, we still see ourselves, even if New York has changed around us.

The exhibit will be on view at the Flushing Town Hall from Sunday, June 25 through Sunday, August 6. The gallery is open on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Join Kingsland Homestead for a featured lecture on Wednesday, June 28, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.?

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 463-7700 x 222

Location: Flushing Town Hall

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2017-06-25 2017-06-25 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76389440000000000, -73.83007320000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5919d41c6af73.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Buzz on Bees]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/buzz-on-bees http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/buzz-on-bees Date: June 25, 2017

Celebrate nature’s winged aviators at this family-friendly workshop! Visit Queens Botanical Garden's Bee Garden, learn about these amazing insects, sample local honey, and make a beeswax candle to take home.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-06-25 2017-06-25 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59273419435ef.jpg Thu, 25 May 2017 18:14:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Native Pollinators Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/native-pollinators-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/native-pollinators-walk Date: June 25, 2017

Flowers attract the attention of both human and animal visitors. Honeybees, bumblebees, and butterflies are easily spotted in the garden, but solitary bees, beetles, and other native pollinators are often overlooked. Entomologist Lawrence Forcella and naturalists Gabriel Willow and Paul Keim lead these fascinating walks to observe our local pollinators at work.

Ages 10 and older are welcome with an adult. This event repeats at 3:00 p.m.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5910873185de5.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Woodlands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/science-in-the-park-woodlands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/science-in-the-park-woodlands Date: June 25, 2017

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.74020004272461000, -73.74960327148438000 Tue, 16 May 2017 17:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: June 25, 2017

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 11:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking and Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/kayaking-canoeing1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/kayaking-canoeing1 Date: June 25, 2017

LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing in Hallets Cove (weather permitting). 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.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Rock/Reggae/Blues]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/central-park-conservancy-harlem-meer-performance-festival1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/central-park-conservancy-harlem-meer-performance-festival1 Date: June 25, 2017

The 24th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent in music and dance to Central Park! Enjoy jazz, Latin, world, and gospel music while admiring the lakeside views. All ages are welcome.

British Dependency
Rock/Reggae/Blues
British Dependency's performances feature funk, rock and roll, reggae, and bluesy soul. With Anguilla roots, this band maximizes their Caribbean sound with drums, bass, and guitar. Get Details

The Harlem Meer Performance Festival takes place on Sundays from June 18 through September 3. For the full lineup, please visit Central Park Conservancy's Harlem Meer Performance Festival page.

In case of inclement weather, please check our Alerts & Closures page or @centralparknyc on Twitter

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1374

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5942e2aad016a.JPG Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Volunteer Orientation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/volunteer-orientation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/volunteer-orientation Date: June 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.69403178914900000, -73.99932694435100000 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:15:23 EST
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 25, 2017

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

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590ce10452e8b.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 16:29:45 EDT
<![CDATA[The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-fantasy-forest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-fantasy-forest Date: June 25, 2017

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

About The Amazing Captain Faust
A Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149a6c3adcc.JPG Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Flax to Linen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/flax-to-linen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/flax-to-linen Date: June 25, 2017

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f4d480e1a7.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/activity-table Date: June 25, 2017

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-06-25 2017-06-25 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929741d3ec6e.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields Date: June 25, 2017

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.

There are a few inclines. The tour starts inside the Park at the Central Park Conservancy kiosk at Merchants Gate (Central Park South/59th Street and Central Park West.) Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West.

For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76825795574400000, -73.98132359981500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579f7dacd1f17.jpg Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Native Pollinators Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/native-pollinators-walk1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/native-pollinators-walk1 Date: June 25, 2017

Flowers attract the attention of both human and animal visitors. Honeybees, bumblebees, and butterflies are easily spotted in the garden, but solitary bees, beetles, and other native pollinators are often overlooked. Entomologist Lawrence Forcella and naturalists Gabriel Willow and Paul Keim lead these fascinating walks to observe our local pollinators at work.

Ages 10 and older are welcome with an adult.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59108809a06e0.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Rainbow Tango]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/summer-on-the-hudson-rainbow-tango http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/summer-on-the-hudson-rainbow-tango Date: June 25, 2017

Enjoy an Argentine Tango Pride with dance lessons, performances, games, and social dance time led by Strictly Tango NYC.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c1d7e600b8f.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:44:52 EDT
<![CDATA[The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-fantasy-forest1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/the-amazing-captain-faust-at-fantasy-forest1 Date: June 25, 2017

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

About The Amazing Captain Faust
A Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149a6c3adcc.JPG Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Seining]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/seining http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/seining Date: June 25, 2017

Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.70410156250000000, -73.99019622802734000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Newtown Literary Issue #10 Launch Reading]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/newtown-literary-issue-10-launch-reading http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/newtown-literary-issue-10-launch-reading Date: June 25, 2017

Join the staff and contributors of the Queens journal, Newtown Literary, as they celebrate their fifth anniversary and the publication of their landmark tenth issue. Since 2012, Newtown Literary has published the work of Queens writers and poets, several of whom will read their work. Newtown Literary will also be hosting a roving workshop and reading at Socrates Sculpture Park on July 16, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947f2addfaeb.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/zumba-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/zumba-with-dodge-ymca Date: June 25, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 4:30 pm 5:30 am 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Tango in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/tango-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/tango-in-the-park Date: June 25, 2017

Let the tango begin! Take advantage of free professional instruction from 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., accompanied by a live DJ. Then, enjoy a performance by Tangeristas and live music until 9:00 p.m. It will be beautiful. It is a wonderful evening of music, dance, and song in a beautiful environment. Dance around the fountain flower bed into the sunset.

Perfect for families and perfect for date night. Come with your children and dogs.

This event will take place in six sessions on Sundays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.. The dates are: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30. When selecting tickets, please choose your desired date.

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 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.73379898071300000, -73.98439788818400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5951884de10b7.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Let’s Dance!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/summer-on-the-hudson-lets-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/summer-on-the-hudson-lets-dance Date: June 25, 2017

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 6:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c05d2316466.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse Presents: The Triumph of Love]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/hudson-warehouse-presents-the-triumph-of-love http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/hudson-warehouse-presents-the-triumph-of-love Date: June 25, 2017

Hudson Warehouse is now in its fourteenth year of presenting classic works of theater to the public on Thursdays - Sundays at 6:30. Just show up and grab a seat on the benches or stairs of the Soldiers and Sailors monument. You may bring your own folding chair, but be forewarned, there is very limited space for folding chairs. Performances are typically under two hours. There is no intermission. Dogs are allowed, but we ask you to sit at the top of the monument if you bring pets.

The Triumph of Love
By Pierre de Marivaux
Translated by Stephen Wadsworth
Directed by Emily Rose Parman

For more information, see hudsonwarehouse.net.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) NEW-YORK

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:44:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Richard III]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/richard-iii http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/richard-iii Date: June 25, 2017

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

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

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Carroll Park

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B019 Carroll Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.68109893798828000, -73.99539947509766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b7f1d90e5e.jpg Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Beat Street]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/movie-under-the-stars-beat-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/movie-under-the-stars-beat-street Date: June 25, 2017

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

June 2017 is New York Music Month (NYMM) – the first-ever citywide celebration of New York City’s diverse music ecosystem, across all five boroughs. The month is an initiative of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment in partnership with NY is Music.

A group of Bronx teens in the early years of hip-hop attempt to break into show business.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: St Albans Park (in St. Albans Park)

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Q051 St. Albans Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.69309997558594000, -73.77880096435547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592dc8dd1c556.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Storks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/movies-under-the-stars-storks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/movies-under-the-stars-storks Date: June 25, 2017

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

In this hilarious animated feature, Junior (Andy Samberg), a stork, lands in hot water when the Baby Factory produces an adorable but wholly unauthorized girl. Desperate to deliver this bundle of trouble, Junior and his friend Tulip (Katie Crown), the only human on Stork Mountain, race against time to make their first baby drop before the boss (Kelsey Grammer) finds out.

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: Col David Marcus Playground (in Colonel David Marcus Playground)

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B128 Colonel David Marcus Playground 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.60969924926758000, -73.96959686279297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594072c9d6045.jpg Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night: Sing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/outdoor-movie-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/outdoor-movie-night Date: June 25, 2017

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

Outdoor movie nights take place at sunset every Sunday from June through September. Outdoor movie nights are presented in partnership with the NYC Parks.

Sing
Dapper Koala Buster Moon is owner of a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. He takes one final attempt to save the theater he loves by producing the world's greatest singing competition. Five contestants: a mouse, a pig, a gorilla, a elephant and a porcupine compete for a grand prize and to attain their dreams to sing!

Start time: 8:40 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Field 42 (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 8:40 pm 10:30 pm 40.79611941968500000, -73.91541862487800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a8df54938.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/the-fence Date: June 26, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/competitive-rowing-camp Date: June 26, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-06-26 2017-06-26 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c056b59d2b3.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bootcamp in the Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/bootcamp-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/bootcamp-in-the-park Date: June 26, 2017

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise: Abhaya Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/sunrise-abhaya-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/sunrise-abhaya-yoga Date: June 26, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: June 26, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Crew Camp: Brooklyn]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/crew-camp-brooklyn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/crew-camp-brooklyn Date: June 26, 2017

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

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

During our novice Crew Camp your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Paerdegat Basin in Brooklyn. The two-week camp focuses on fun, fitness, and teamwork while prioritizing safety on the water. Campers are lead by experienced coaches while learning basic rowing techniques and boat moving skills, on and off the water. No experience is necessary to join!

This camp is open to teens ages 14 to 18.

Maximum of 12 participants

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Paerdegat Basin Launch

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2017-06-26 2017-06-26 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.62821060000000000, -73.90516300000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c051d745185.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Broadway Dance with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/broadway-dance-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/broadway-dance-with-dodge-ymca Date: June 26, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Dry Harbor Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-dry-harbor-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-dry-harbor-playground Date: June 26, 2017

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


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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Dry Harbor Playground (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70249938964844000, -73.86769866943360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59400730ba0cd.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Cinderella Samba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/puppets-in-the-park-presents-cinderella-samba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/puppets-in-the-park-presents-cinderella-samba Date: June 26, 2017

Enjoy a modernized version of the classic tale set in the lush landscape of Brazil. This timeless fairy tale finds Cinderella and her Prince in a Samba contest at the Carnival Ball.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Dry Harbor Playground (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70249938964844000, -73.86769866943360000 Mon, 01 May 2017 13:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Forts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/central-park-tour-northern-forts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/central-park-tour-northern-forts Date: June 26, 2017

Did you know that the north end of Central Park has a rich history that includes the British having been stationed here during the American Revolution, and American troops stationed there during the War of 1812? Recent archaeological and historical investigations in the area have revealed even more information about how the "Fort Landscape" was used in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, before this area was part of Central Park. This season, join our guides and learn the history of this part of the park, get insight into the studies in the area, and appreciate the recent restorations undertaken by the Conservancy.

Highlights of this tour include McGowan's Pass, Fort Clinton, Nutter's Battery, and the Harlem Meer.

The tour route involves many hills and stairs, and some uneven terrain. The tour starts at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues), and ends near the park perimeter at 106th Street and Fifth Avenue.

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/578ff47d64a6c.jpg Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Language Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/bryant-park-language-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/bryant-park-language-classes Date: June 26, 2017

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

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

Start time: 11:45 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 11:45 am 12:30 pm 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Thu, 25 May 2017 17:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: On The Town]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival Date: June 26, 2017

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

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

On the Town
“New York, New York it’s a wonderful (helluva) town.” So goes the song in this glorious Technicolor musical that follows three sailors on leave in the Big Apple. Frank Sinatra, Jules Munshin and Gene Kelly meet up with Ann Miller, Betty Garrett and Vera-Ellen after jumping ship at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Stanley Donen (and Kelly) directed this adaptation of the successful Broadway hit with book, lyrics and music by Betty Comden, Adolph Green and Leonard Bernstein. Much was filmed on location (a first for Hollywood musicals) where “the Bronx is up, and the Battery’s down.” (1949) 98 MIN (NR)(WARNER BROS.)

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 5:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Public Art Opening: Lovie Pignata at Virginia Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/public-art-opening-lovie-pignata-at-virginia-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/public-art-opening-lovie-pignata-at-virginia-park Date: June 26, 2017

Join NYC Parks and artist Lovie Pignata for the opening of her public artwork Daylighting at Virigina Park. Lovie Pignata has activated the empty blacktop with a bold, painted replica of the nearby Bronx River, highlighting the importance of this waterway. She has also install retired canoes from local non-profits, which will be retrofitted with seating, chessboards, planters, and wayfinding signage.

This exhibition is made possible by the Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant, which supports the creation of artworks by New York City-based emerging artists at 10 parks that are highly visible, but underserved by cultural programming. The UNIQLO grant program will transform these locations into engaging art destinations with a series of rotating exhibitions and community events through 2019.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Virginia Park

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X148L1 Virginia Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.83318738105100000, -73.86259758472400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59304decd1a02.jpg Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:15:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Drum Circle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/drum-circle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/drum-circle Date: June 26, 2017

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

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

All ages welcome — kids to adults.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5943036710119.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: June 26, 2017

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 6:00 pm 6:45 pm 40.84830093383800000, -73.82260131835900000 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[West African Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/west-african-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/west-african-dance Date: June 26, 2017

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594305f136f0d.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn-to-Row 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/learntorow-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/learntorow-2 Date: June 26, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433.3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-06-26 2017-06-26 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c04c7b36592.jpg Mon, 08 May 2017 16:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Ballet Barre with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/ballet-barre-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/ballet-barre-with-dodge-ymca Date: June 26, 2017

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Singin' in the Rain]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/movies-under-the-stars-singin-in-the-rain http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/26/movies-under-the-stars-singin-in-the-rain Date: June 26, 2017

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

This iconic 1952 musical-romantic comedy is a lighthearted depiction of Hollywood in the late 1920s as movies transition from silent films to "talkies”. Considered one of the greatest American films of all time, this is directed and choreographed by the stellar Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly. This wonderful film also featuresDonald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds and Rita Moreno

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: Lawn in front of the 79th Street park house (in Shore Park and Parkway)

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B082 Shore Park and Parkway 2017-06-26 2017-06-26 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.63219868794800000, -74.03905868530300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594074f5b9262.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/the-fence Date: June 27, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/competitive-rowing-camp Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-06-27 2017-06-27 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c056b59d2b3.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:30:11 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: June 27, 2017

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

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

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/meditation Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

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

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M360 The High Line 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.74711794880300000, -74.00518564608800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f438fbae5b.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/fitness-walk Date: June 27, 2017

Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles). For adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Mon, 15 May 2017 12:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated Date: June 27, 2017

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

About the Artists

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Crew Camp: Brooklyn]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/crew-camp-brooklyn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/crew-camp-brooklyn Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

During our novice Crew Camp your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Paerdegat Basin in Brooklyn. The two-week camp focuses on fun, fitness, and teamwork while prioritizing safety on the water. Campers are lead by experienced coaches while learning basic rowing techniques and boat moving skills, on and off the water. No experience is necessary to join!

This camp is open to teens ages 14 to 18.

Maximum of 12 participants

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Paerdegat Basin Launch

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2017-06-27 2017-06-27 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.62821060000000000, -73.90516300000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c051d745185.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/tai-chi Date: June 27, 2017

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

People of all ages and conditions can learn.

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

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

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M360 The High Line 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.74072892169700000, -74.00806097415200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f4dbd68d6f.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Paint it Up]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/paint-it-up http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/paint-it-up Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/bryant-park-yoga Date: June 27, 2017

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

Class held on the upper terrace.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b41390267c.jpg Tue, 16 May 2017 14:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Bi-weekly Gardening Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/biweekly-gardening-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/biweekly-gardening-club Date: June 27, 2017

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

All ages and experience are welcome.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Stuyvesant Square

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.73379898071289000, -73.98439788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5946c9f0d68f7.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:23 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/bryant-park-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/bryant-park-storytime Date: June 27, 2017

Bring the kids to Bryant Park Corp.'s StoryTime for tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts to boot!

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f4e88c320af.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590ce046bc4d3.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:24 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knitting Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/bryant-park-knitting-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/bryant-park-knitting-class Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace Gravel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.75369163600300000, -73.98303353786500000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Painting Nature with the Art Student's League]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/painting-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/painting-nature Date: June 27, 2017

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

Supplies will be provided!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.90010070800800000, -73.87220001220700000 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/gallery-tour Date: June 27, 2017

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

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590cde5f811f3.jpg Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 2:00 pm 2:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:25 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/kids-le-petit-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/kids-le-petit-art Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

Start time: 2:45 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 2:45 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/tour-of-gracie-mansion3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/tour-of-gracie-mansion3 Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 3:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 3:00 pm 3:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:30:23 EST
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic with BALSA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/basketball-clinic Date: June 27, 2017

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing and Sign: Sign Language Class with Baby Fingers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/sing-and-sign-sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/sing-and-sign-sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers Date: June 27, 2017

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5944219cf25cc.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: East Side Evening Stroll]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/central-park-tour-east-side-evening-stroll http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/central-park-tour-east-side-evening-stroll Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

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

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579a44b9537e5.jpg Wed, 03 May 2017 17:30:09 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Presents Tonight We Dance: Tango the Night Away!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/nyc-parks-presents-tonight-we-dance-tango-the-night-away http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/nyc-parks-presents-tonight-we-dance-tango-the-night-away Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Marcus Garvey Park

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.80450820922851600, -73.94366455078125000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591222845d61a.JPG Fri, 12 May 2017 16:29:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Attracting Pollinators and Pest-Managing Predator Insects with Native Plants]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/attracting-pollinators-and-pestmanaging-predator-insects-with-native-plants http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/attracting-pollinators-and-pestmanaging-predator-insects-with-native-plants Date: June 27, 2017

Learn about the importance of our local pollinators and how to create gardens to attract them. As part of the workshop we will spend time identifying the native plants that host them at New Roots Community Farm. We will also observe and discuss design elements of the pollinator gardens and spend some time caring for the plants.

Facilitated by Bronx Green-Up/New York Botanical Garden, Dina Garcia of New Roots Community Farm, and GreenThumb.

Este taller se ofrecerá con traducción al Español.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: New Roots Community Garden

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2017-06-27 2017-06-27 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.82122039794922000, -73.92516326904297000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 11:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/evening-yoga Date: June 27, 2017

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

*No class on Tuesday, July 4.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594424cb151b3.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Workshop: How are Parks Built? The NYC Parks Capital Process]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/learn-how-nyc-parks-are-built-the-nyc-parks-capital-process http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/learn-how-nyc-parks-are-built-the-nyc-parks-capital-process Date: June 27, 2017

Have you ever wondered how the playground, dog run, or sports field in your park got there? Did you know that at this moment, there are over 500 projects like these in design or construction in parks throughout New York City?

Learn the basics on how NYC Parks funds, designs, and constructs the green spaces we go to for relaxation, exercise, and enjoyment.

Speakers

Le'alani S. Boykin, AICP | Community Visioning & Planning Manager | Partnerships for Parks

Le'alani is dedicated to collaborative, participatory public processes. Through her service with Partnerships for Parks and the National Park Service, Le'alani has provided planning & training support to urban & rural communities since 2008, helping them to work with government to plan & construct public parks, trails, and greenways. She currently manages the People Make Parks program, training volunteer park stewards to lead community visioning initiatives in New York City parks. She received her Master of Urban and Regional Planning and Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado.

Diane Jackier | Chief of Capital Strategic Initiatives | NYC Parks

Diane is the Chief of Capital Strategic Initiatives at NYC Parks. In this role, she oversees division-wide initiatives to improve the quality and efficiency of Parks’ capital process. She also supervises the staff in the quality assurance, data systems, and accessibility units in the Capital Division. Diane has a Master of City Planning, a Master of Science in Historic Preservation, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania.

For questions or more information, please email LWorrell@cityparksfoundation.org.

Please register here if you would like to attend.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Southbridge Towers

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2017-06-27 2017-06-27 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.70918962946200000, -74.00344614152500000 Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:14:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: June 27, 2017

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

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c0689588178.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit Date: June 27, 2017

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 6:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.80417773640200000, -73.97017335891700000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/yoga-in-the-park Date: June 27, 2017

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.79418631968900000, -73.91398096084600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b59ca84d70b.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn-to-Row 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/learntorow-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/learntorow-2 Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433.3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-06-27 2017-06-27 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c04c7b36592.jpg Mon, 08 May 2017 16:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Presents Gertrude Ederle Sings Out! Recruitment and Information Session]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/nyc-parks-presents-gertrude-ederle-sings-out-recruitment-and-information-session http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/nyc-parks-presents-gertrude-ederle-sings-out-recruitment-and-information-session Date: June 27, 2017

Join NYC Parks and AfterWork Theater, NYC’s one and only recreational theater for adults, to learn more about our upcoming ten-week program! In the program, professional directors, choreographers, and music directors will work with participants once a week from July 11 to September 12, 2017. This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome!

For more information about the program, including how to sign up, visit afterworktheater.org/gertrude-ederle.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 397-3159

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59248f3d847ea.jpg Tue, 23 May 2017 18:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2017-06-27 2017-06-27 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59357922a9d5a.jpg Wed, 05 Jul 2017 17:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa2edbf28e.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: June 27, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa30d88260.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Washington Square Music Festival: Tango and Jazz]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/washington-square-music-festival-tango-and-jazz http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/27/washington-square-music-festival-tango-and-jazz Date: June 27, 2017

Come to the park for a night of dancing and music under the stars! Join JP Jofre, bandoneon, and a nine-piece band at Garibaldi Plaza.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 525-3621

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-06-27 2017-06-27 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593af65fa1995.png Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:14:55 EDT