NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sun, 11 Dec 2016 04:17:49 GMT <![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/bryant-park-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/bryant-park-piano Date: August 31, 2016

Summertime, and the livin' is easy... so swing on by for toe-tappin' performances by New York's finest, playing ragtime, stride, and jazz to your and My Heart's Delight.

Visit Bryant Park's Piano page to find more information and today's scheduled performance.

About Piano in Bryant Park

Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust Fund.

The piano is located on the Upper Terrace, at the base of the William Cullen Bryant statue, between the Bryant Park Grill and Bryant Park Cafe.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Nutrition Education and Cooking Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/free-nutrition-education-cooking-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/free-nutrition-education-cooking-workshop Date: August 31, 2016

St. Mary's Recreation Center and New York Cares presents Free Nutrition and Education Workshop for adults ages 55 and older.

Join this 10-session course and learn vital, new nutrition informaion, and spark delicious food discussions.

Let's discuss, prepare, and enjoy healthy and delicious recipies.

Space is limited. Please register here.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 12:30 pm 1:45 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Sports Unlimited]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/sports-unlimited http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/sports-unlimited Date: August 31, 2016

Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!

For more information, pleae contact Sheroly Jones at (718) 367-3657 or sheroly.jones@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Glam Jelly Fish]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/recycletoartscrap-glam-jelly-fish http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/recycletoartscrap-glam-jelly-fish Date: August 31, 2016

Make a glamorous jelly fish out of Styrofoam cups to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:00:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Hallett Nature Sanctuary]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/hallett-nature-sanctuary http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/hallett-nature-sanctuary Date: August 31, 2016

During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Nature Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail. See how the Central Park Conservancy has restored this native woodland garden for birds and other wildlife.

The wood-chipped trail is uneven; please wear appropriate shoes. This ecosystem is a protected area and home to many flora and fauna. No groups, dogs, bikes, or strollers. Free and self-guided, no registration needed. Space is limited.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 2:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.76570129394531000, -73.97609710693360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f00ec84d426.jpg Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Brooklyn (North)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/instructional-flag-football-brooklyn-north http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/instructional-flag-football-brooklyn-north Date: August 31, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Brooklyn. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.72010040283203000, -73.95130157470703000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4aeb43a8.jpg Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio Present Pop-Up Arte]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/nyc-parks-and-el-museo-del-barrio-present-popup-arte Date: August 31, 2016

Families! Kids! Join us for fun-filled sessions of art in June, July and August throughout Harlem. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops at select locations. All ages welcome.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Martin Luther King Playground (in Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground )

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M198 Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.80020141601562500, -73.95040130615234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573b736e64643.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:25 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park Date: August 31, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Corporal Thompson Park, kids will learn all about softball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/instructional-flag-football-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/instructional-flag-football-manhattan Date: August 31, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Manhattan. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 234-9603

Location: Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)

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M164 Asser Levy Playground 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.73609924316406000, -73.97570037841797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4bf91be5.jpg Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Presents Accordion Band Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/bryant-park-accordion-band-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/bryant-park-accordion-band-festival Date: August 31, 2016

Six exemplary NYC bands, each featuring an accordion, will play music from a range of cultures.

The Accordion Band Festival will feature the following bands:

  • Silver City Bound (American Roots)
  • Barynya Balalaika Trio (Russian)
  • Pistolera (Latin Alt Party)
  • Golem (Klezmer Punk)
  • Fidelina Pascual (Dominican Perico Ripiao)
  • Brooklyn Qawwali Party (Pakistani inspired Party Funk)

and the following soloists:

  • Ismail Butera with Natalia Perlaza: Epyllion
  • Gregory Grene
  • Albert Behar
  • Eva Salina & Peter Stan
  • and Gregorio Uribe

Visit bryantpark.org for the schedule and more information.

Produced with Ariana’s List

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 5:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Wed, 17 Aug 2016 18:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/game-social Date: August 31, 2016

Make new friends and play some of the most exciting strategy board games at this social event. Board games include:

  • Tuesdays: Forbidden Island and Shadows Over Camelot
  • Wednesdays: Settlers of Catan and Carcassonne
  • Fridays: Wits & Wagers and King of Tokyo

Stop in during Bryant Park's weekly Game Socials to play multi-player co-op, strategy, and party games.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57101d2a07d08.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Wednesday Night Tour: Bugs of Pier 6]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/wednesday-night-tour-bugs-of-pier-six http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/wednesday-night-tour-bugs-of-pier-six Date: August 31, 2016

Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Gardener Jessica Slade on a tour of the Pier 6 Flower Field and their insect inhabitants.

Photo by: Julienne Schaer

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576048424bbc6.jpg Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:00:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: August 31, 2016

Summer on the Hudson brings back the ever popular Hatha yoga with Hollis, featuring beautiful sunsets over the Hudson River. Suitable for all fitness levels.

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f57f3166b81.JPG Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Club Fit: Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/club-fit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/club-fit Date: August 31, 2016

Our free, outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit!

Mats will be provided for temporary use.

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 7:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Sherman Creek Peninsula (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 6:45 pm 7:45 pm 40.85929311610800000, -73.92193448543500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5702804ae905e.jpeg Fri, 27 May 2016 17:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/sunset-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/sunset-yoga Date: August 31, 2016

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

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

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

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

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 6:45 pm 8:00 pm 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a0610ef55d.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:12 EDT
<![CDATA[BK Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/bk-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/bk-boot-camp Date: August 31, 2016

Come to a BK Boot Camp class for a full body workout appropriate for adults of all ages and fitness levels.

Participants can arrive as early at 6:30 p.m. WOODstack representatives will be on-site as early as 6:00 p.m.

Sponsored by WOODstack.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8928

Location: Paerdegat Park

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B218 Paerdegat Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.63809967041015600, -73.93810272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c47b2a3e49f.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Cage Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/cage-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/cage-yoga Date: August 31, 2016

Cage Yoga is a wellness session that gets its name from the distinct and beautiful settings of our classes within the natural and energy-filled parks of NYC, enhanced by a sensory and auditory experience that only Sound Off™ can deliver. Cage Yoga presented by WOODstack is a wellness experience for the community unlike any other!

These guided yoga sessions use wireless Sound Off™ headphones to connect with practitioners. External distractions are eliminated as only the music and instructor’s voice are heard through the headphones.

Participants can arrive as early at 6:30 p.m.. WOODstack representatives will be on-site at 6:00 p.m.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8928

Location: Linden Park

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B214 Linden Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.65919876098600000, -73.88749694824200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c47cb871216.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Double Dutch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/double-dutch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/double-dutch Date: August 31, 2016

Learn to double dutch in a block party environment with experienced Brooklyn based Double Dutch Empire instructors.

Open to all abilities and recommended for ages 15 and up.

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

Photo Credit: Roger Kisby

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57643ed63e57c.JPG Fri, 17 Jun 2016 18:00:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: West Side Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/arts-culture-fun-notorious http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/arts-culture-fun-notorious Date: August 31, 2016

Bring a blanket, a chair and a friend and enjoy a free movie screening of the classic musical, West Side Story (1961). This movie is held outdoors and it's FREE!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-448-2500

Location: Snug Harbor

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2016-08-31 2016-08-31 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.64310073852539000, -74.10179901123047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57910ecb02d3e.jpg Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/open-gym-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/open-gym-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: August 31, 2016

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area. With the help of the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team, it's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-293-5934

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center

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X261 West Bronx Recreation Center 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.84410095214844000, -73.91880035400390000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ant Man]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-ant-man http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-ant-man Date: August 31, 2016

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

This Marvel film centers on Scott Lang (Paull Rudd), a master thief that is just released from prison. He's recruited and trained by Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) to steal back Pym’s scientific secrets before they fall into the wrong hands of power. To accomplish this dangerous task, Lang is given a suit that allows him to shrink in size, possess superhuman strength and control an army of ants, becoming, Ant-Man.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 7:30 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. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Lincoln Terrace Park Entrance (in Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park)

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B054 Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.66774544832300000, -73.92827320098900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b2319e0493f.jpg Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:00:27 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Aladdin]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-aladdin http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-aladdin Date: August 31, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

This Disney animated feature tells the story of Aladdin, a smart, street urchin. He vies for the love of Jasmine, a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's (Robin Williams) magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her. But will Jasmine love Aladdin after she sees that he isn't quite what he appears to be?

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 7:30 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. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: The Caton School

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2016-08-31 2016-08-31 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.64955490000000000, -73.96650600000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a21c2682253.jpg Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Calle 54]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-calle-54 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-calle-54 Date: August 31, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held outdoors.

Filmmaker Fernando Trueba was introduced to Latin jazz in the 1980s, when he was beginning his career as a director, and he has since become a devoted fan of the music. After employing noted jazz artists to score some of his films, Trueba took his love of the music one step further with the documentary Calle 54, in which he gathered together a number of his favorite Latin jazz artists for a series of interviews and performances at the Sony Music recording studios in New York City. The artists include two pioneering Latin jazz stars, percussionist Tito Puente and horn player Paquito D'Rivera, as well as father-and-son piano duo Bebo Valdes and Chucho Valdes, Gato Barbieri and his tenor sax, the New York-based ensemble Jerry Gonzalez and the Fort Apache Band, and veteran pianists Chico O'Farrill and Eliane Elias. Rated G.

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Harlem Art Park

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M166 Harlem Art Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.80099868774414000, -73.93879699707031000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57924d6cae01c.jpg Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:00:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Creed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-on-the-waterfront http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-on-the-waterfront Date: August 31, 2016

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

Adonis Johnson Creed (Michael B. Jordan), the son of former heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, attempts to follow in his father's footsteps and become a boxing legend in his own right. Apollo died in the ring in the 1980s at the hand of Russian pugilist Ivan Drago, forcing Adonis to grow up without his dad in his life. The young man travels to Philadelphia to find his late father's nemesis-turned-best friend, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), in order to recruit him as a trainer. Balboa soon takes the young Creed under his wing and helps him get in shape for a shot at the title. Ryan Coogler directs this spin-off of the hugely successful Rocky franchise.

Know Before You Go
The movie begins at dusk. You should come early to get a spot and bring a chair or blanket. All ages welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Bayswater Playground (in Bayswater Park)

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Q007 Bayswater Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.59899902343750000, -73.76699829101562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57769c58c8f13.jpg Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:00:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Classic Film Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/classic-film-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/classic-film-series Date: August 31, 2016

This series honors Kirk Douglas and Sidney Poitier—two Hollywood legends.

Join us for the final film in our four-part series, Paris Blues (1961) and watch Sidney Poitier, as an American Jazz musician, finding music and romance in 1950s Paris.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Jane Bailey Memorial Garden

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2016-08-31 2016-08-31 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.68759918212890600, -73.95819854736328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5706892bdffc2.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Hotel Transylvania 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-hotel-transylvania-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-hotel-transylvania-2 Date: August 31, 2016

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

Now that Dracula has opened the Hotel Transylvania's doors to humans, things are changing for the better; however, Drac is secretly worried that his half-human grandson, Dennis, isn't showing his vampire side. So, while Mavis and Johnny are away, Drac enlists his friends to help him put the boy through a "monster-in-training" boot camp. But things really get batty when Drac's cantankerous, old-school dad pays an unexpected visit.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-430-1825

Location: Franz Sigel Park

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X047 Franz Sigel Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.82249832153320000, -73.92739868164062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579631590921a.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: September 1, 2016

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 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: September 1, 2016

Enjoy free Tai Chi classes in the park.

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 Jeremy Hubbell.

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/yoga-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/yoga-class Date: September 1, 2016

Join a yoga class at Washington Square Park! All abilities are welcome. Bring your own yoga mat. Drop-ins are welcome. Classes are free and open to the public.

This class is brought to you by Yoga Vida.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 Fri, 03 Jun 2016 18:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Dreams of Color Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/dreams-of-color-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/dreams-of-color-exhibition Date: September 1, 2016

Former danseur with Ballet de Puerto Rico, Ernesto Camacho will present his debut exhibition, “Dreams of Color,” throughout the month. "Dreams of Color" is an exhibition that celebrates dancers of color, in the world of ballet.

Ballet has been seen, for the most part, with dancers of one hue. Within the last few decades, a crop of new dancers has introduced the beauty of diversity in one of the world’s most beautiful and powerful art forms, ballet.

Ernesto has exhibited at various galleries in New York City and Connecticut. He has won awards throughout the years including, the 15th Annual Brio Award, from the Bronx Council on The Arts, and First Prize in Bohemia Beers Kahlo Challenge, in which his painting became part of Bohemia Beer’s permanent collection. His paintings have appeared in newspapers and magazines such as the New York Times, Manhattan Arts International, Manhattan Times, the Advocate, and the Greenwich Times.

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 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c8682d34e58.JPG Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/fitness-walk Date: September 1, 2016

Meet at Fort Totten Gate for a self-guided walk from the gate to Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately 2 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 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park Date: September 1, 2016

Tots Program (2-5 Years old) M-F 9:15am-10:00am

Tots Program (8 months - 3 Years old) M-F 10:00am-11:00am and 11:00am-12:00pm M-F.

Other activities for ages 6-14 will be offered M-F 9:15am- 4:45pm. Activities include Soccer, Basketball, Rugby, Volleyball, Goalball, Softball and Group Games.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Sunset Park, kids will learn basketball, soccer and football! To find out more, please call the Sunset Park Recreation Center at (718) 972-2135.

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park),Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 9:15 am 4:45 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000; 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball Date: September 1, 2016

All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.

Tots Soccer: 9:30–10:15am
Pee Wee Basketball: 10:30–11:30am

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.78049850463867000, -73.98819732666016000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f06697a27e2.JPG Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Dances for a Variable Population]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/dances-for-a-variable-population http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/dances-for-a-variable-population Date: September 1, 2016

Participate in a free weekly outdoor dance class, promoting strong and creative movement, for adults of all ages and abilities. DVP's lively, fun and free programs bring beautifully crafted choreography that extends and improves the quality of life. DVP believes in dance that engages communities as participants and audience members.

Wear comfortable clothes! This class is free and open to the public.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 Thu, 14 Jul 2016 19:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at McLaughlin Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park Date: September 1, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

This It's My Park season, please join The GreenWorks Team every Thursday morning at McLaughlin Park to learn more about the newly-forming Friends of McLaughlin Park and to help care for the garden. Volunteers will pull weeds, remove waste, and may have the opportunity to plant in the garden. We look forward to beautifying McLaughlin Park with you!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-6991

Location: Corner of Jay Street and Cathedral Place (in McLaughlin Park)

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B061 McLaughlin Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 9:30 am 1:30 pm 40.69662088563500000, -73.98692536354100000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 16:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Dance Movement for Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/shape-up-nyc-dance-movement-for-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/shape-up-nyc-dance-movement-for-fitness Date: September 1, 2016

Join us for this adult Shape Up class featuring stretches and exercises to world music for fitness, health, and well-being.

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 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/prospect-park-alliance-thursday-corps Date: September 1, 2016

The Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Corps volunteers perform a multitude of different projects throughout the park. The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects. Regardless of physical ability, there's something for everyone to do.

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66070175170898400, -73.96540069580078000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at McDonald Playground, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-mcdonald-playground-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-mcdonald-playground-staten-island Date: September 1, 2016

Join NYC Parks at McDonald Playground on Thursdays from 10:00am-11:30 am to play Street Hockey All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground)

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B244 McDonald Playground 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.60060119628906000, -73.97200012207031000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-playground-for-all-children-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-playground-for-all-children-queens Date: September 1, 2016

Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children in Queens (field adjacent to playground) Mondays- Fridays this summer from 3:00pm-5:00pm to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee, Flag Football and Softball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: Shawn James

Location: Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.74089813232422000, -73.84909820556640000 Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Regeneration: Randi Ehrhart]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/regeneration-randi-ehrhart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/regeneration-randi-ehrhart Date: September 1, 2016

The Lenape Gallery at the Conference House Park Visitor Center will open a unique exhibition, featuring artist Randi Ehrhart.

Regeneration is a three-dimensional installation featuring hundreds of entomology-based miniature sculpted works constructed from dead branches, dried leaves, and other barren, hollow, empty, and vacant organic material found primarily in the Northeast United States.

Born in New York City, Ehrhart studied art at Queens College in Flushing, New York, and worked as a professional bench jeweler in the Bowery. A widow, mother of three grown sons and a recent grandmother, Ehrhart has dedicated her life and work by establishing herself as a conduit connecting nature and art in a fresh new light.

The Lenape Gallery is pleased to launch Regeneration, the first solo exhibit by Randi Ehrhart. This exhibition beautifully combines her innovative work with fascinating aspects of her life and process. The exhibit will be extended through 9-4-16.

For further information, please contact Frank Gessner at (718) 227-1463 or email francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov.

The Lenape Gallery is open on Mondays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57752a146e563.jpg Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[A.M. Stretch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/am-stretch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/am-stretch Date: September 1, 2016

A morning stretching class is a great way to start the day. This class will help build range of motion from head to toe, correct posture, and help students understand the difference between pain and a stretch.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 212) 387-7687

Location: Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)

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M033 Hamilton Fish Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 10:30 am 11:00 am 40.71979904174805000, -73.98179626464844000 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:00:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Special Express Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/special-express-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/special-express-arts Date: September 1, 2016

Engaging, exciting, and inspiring special needs adults through the arts, for self expression.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 0:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 11:00 am 0:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/central-park-tour-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/central-park-tour-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond Date: September 1, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 11:00 am 12:15 pm 40.76570129394531000, -73.97609710693360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/578ff334eb794.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/instructional-flag-football-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/instructional-flag-football-staten-island Date: September 1, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Staten Island. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 390-8000 ext 8074

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4d9719b7.jpg Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Brooklyn (South)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/instructional-flag-football-brooklyn-south http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/instructional-flag-football-brooklyn-south Date: September 1, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Brooklyn. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8928

Location: Turf Field (in Brownsville Playground)

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B270 Brownsville Playground 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 11:30 am 1:00 pm 40.65659332275390600, -73.90232086181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4b6c552d.jpg Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Field, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-field-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-field-staten-island Date: September 1, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Corporal Thompson Field on Thursdays from 12:00pm-2:00pm to play Flag Football. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 1, 2016

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.

Equipment will be provided.

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year. They are a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57102489e50b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/bryant-park-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/bryant-park-piano Date: September 1, 2016

Summertime, and the livin' is easy... so swing on by for toe-tappin' performances by New York's finest, playing ragtime, stride, and jazz to your and My Heart's Delight.

Visit Bryant Park's Piano page to find more information and today's scheduled performance.

About Piano in Bryant Park

Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust Fund.

The piano is located on the Upper Terrace, at the base of the William Cullen Bryant statue, between the Bryant Park Grill and Bryant Park Cafe.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Birding Lunch Hour Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/birding-lunch-hour-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/birding-lunch-hour-walk Date: September 1, 2016

What better way to spend your lunch break then on a guided bird walk with the Urban Park Rangers.

Come learn what's flying through Washington Square Park as fall migration starts to begin. Bring your own pair of binoculars, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Waverly Place and MacDougal Street (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.73210144043000000, -73.99859619140600000 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/sherman-creek-stewards-garden-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/sherman-creek-stewards-garden-crew Date: September 1, 2016

Like many New Yorkers, you may love the idea of raising your own garden but lack the knowledge, space or confidence to do so. Garden Crew is the perfect opportunity to dive into the soil and figure it all out! Here you’ll learn about plant maintenance and care throughout the seasons while helping to beautify Sherman Creek Park.

New members are required to attend an Orientation Session, held on the first Saturday of the month. Call 917-291-6436 or email volunteer@nyrp.org for more details.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 291-6436

Location: Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek)

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M300 Sherman Creek 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.85842514038086000, -73.92292785644531000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Sports Unlimited]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/sports-unlimited http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/sports-unlimited Date: September 1, 2016

Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!

For more information, pleae contact Sheroly Jones at (718) 367-3657 or sheroly.jones@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Bronx (South)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/instructional-flag-football-bronx-north http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/instructional-flag-football-bronx-north Date: September 1, 2016

Please apply if you're interested in the NYC Parks Citywide Flag Football League in the Bronx.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 293-5934

Location: Hunts Point

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2016-09-01 2016-09-01 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.81549835205078000, -73.88909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a3ba69e6084.jpg Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park Date: September 1, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Walker Park, kids will learn all about soccer! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park-staten-island Date: September 1, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropiate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

Location: Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.61849975585937500, -74.10600280761719000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/ed-center-open-hours Date: September 1, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/instructional-flag-football-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/instructional-flag-football-manhattan Date: September 1, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Manhattan. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 234-9603

Location: Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)

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M164 Asser Levy Playground 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.73609924316406000, -73.97570037841797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4bf91be5.jpg Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELED:Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/human-chess http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/human-chess Date: September 1, 2016

Become your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board as an embodied team sport at Human Chess.

We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece (King, Queen, Bishop, etc.), and play the game with a group as a team.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 4:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f59ab839230.JPG Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Cello in Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/cello-in-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/cello-in-hudson-park Date: September 1, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Cellist Dan Kassel will play for an hour near the 7 train subway entrance to add some entertainment to the evening commute.

Dan plays with a looping station, creating a full sound with one instrument.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Near the 7 train subway station (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.75501469066700000, -74.00094829695900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5797cc7f738a3.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 12:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/kayaking Date: September 1, 2016

Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary.

Additional Rules for Kayaking

  • Singles are for adults, or any kayaker with a parent/guardian present that is at least 14 years old.
  • Doubles are for one adult and no more than one child under 14 or paddler that needs assistance.
  • Please show up at least 1 hour before closing, as that is when the line closes and the last boats go out.

For more information about kayaking at Brooklyn Bridge Park, please visit the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse website.

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

Photo by: Etienne Frossard

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 5:30 pm 6:45 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57644381ae072.jpg Fri, 17 Jun 2016 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[2016 Wheelchair Sports Federation Softball Clinics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/2016-wheelchair-sports-federation-softball-clinics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/2016-wheelchair-sports-federation-softball-clinics Date: September 1, 2016

The sport is very similar to traditional softball, but played by athletes using wheelchairs, with some differences in the rules. People of all ages are welcome to join us and learn the game. No experience is required and the program is free.

Volunteers are of course welcome to join us as well!

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (631) 374-2337

Location: Victory Field (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 5:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.70196512533900000, -73.85458660309100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57755b6aaba5d.jpg Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:00:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/bryant-park-yoga Date: September 1, 2016

Bryant Park Yoga is returning for its 13th season! Stop by the park and join a Tuesday morning or Thursday evening class in this flagship series presented by Athleta, with instructors curated by Yoga Journal.

Athleta provides a colorful selection of mats - no need to bring your own.

RSVP now at Eventbrite! Walk-ins are also welcome.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5717f487e65b3.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Open Run Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/open-run-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/open-run-night Date: September 1, 2016

This weekly event is an opportunity for adult runners and walkers of all abilities to utilize the world-class Icahn Stadium! Once a month, Open Run Nights will also feature a free introductory running form seminar.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.79322814941406000, -73.92541503906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57ac81287e7eb.jpg Thu, 11 Aug 2016 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: September 1, 2016

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: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2016-09-01 2016-09-01 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 Fri, 08 Jul 2016 18:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[BK Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/bk-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/bk-boot-camp Date: September 1, 2016

Come to a BK Boot Camp class for a full body workout appropriate for adults of all ages and fitness levels.

Participants can arrive as early at 6:30 p.m. WOODstack representatives will be on-site as early as 6:00 p.m.

Sponsored by WOODstack.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8928

Location: Linden Park

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B214 Linden Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.65900039672900000, -73.88690185546900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c47b2a3e49f.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Cage Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/cage-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/cage-yoga Date: September 1, 2016

Cage Yoga is a wellness session that gets its name from the distinct and beautiful settings of our classes within the natural and energy-filled parks of NYC, enhanced by a sensory and auditory experience that only Sound Off™ can deliver. Cage Yoga presented by WOODstack is a wellness experience for the community unlike any other!

These guided yoga sessions use wireless Sound Off™ headphones to connect with practitioners. External distractions are eliminated as only the music and instructor’s voice are heard through the headphones.

Participants can arrive as early at 6:30 p.m.. WOODstack representatives will be on-site at 6:00 p.m.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8928

Location: Paerdegat Park

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B218 Paerdegat Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.63809967041015600, -73.93810272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c47cb871216.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/movies-under-the-stars-zootopia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/movies-under-the-stars-zootopia Date: September 1, 2016

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

From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means working with Nick Wilde, a wily fox who makes her job even harder.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled 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: 7:15 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2016-09-01 2016-09-01 7:15 pm 10:00 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c74b9a6ac45.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/movies-under-the-stars-close-encounters-of-the-third-kind-1977 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/movies-under-the-stars-close-encounters-of-the-third-kind-1977 Date: September 1, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

Steven Spielberg followed Jaws (1975), his first major box-office success, with this epic science fiction adventure about a disparate group of people who attempt to contact alien intelligence. Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) is an electrical lineman who, while sent out on emergency repairs, witnesses an unidentified flying object, and even has a "sunburn" from its bright lights to prove it. Neary's wife and children are at first skeptical, then concerned, and eventually fearful, as Roy refuses to accept a "logical" explanation for what he saw and is prepared to give up his job, his home, and his family to pursue the "truth" about UFOs. Neary's obsession eventually puts him in contact with others who've had close encounters with alien spacecraft, including Jillian (Melinda Dillon), a single mother whose son disappeared during her UFO experience, and Claude Lacombe (celebrated French filmmaker François Truffaut), a French researcher who believes that we can use a musical language to communicate with alien visitors. Lacombe's theory is put to the test when a band of government researchers and underground UFO enthusiasts (including Neary) join for an exchange with alien visitors near Devil's Tower, Wyoming. In 1980, a "Special Edition" was released. While its primary selling point was the addition of scenes inside the alien spaceship, Spielberg claimed that he also cleaned up some choppy editing in the second act. Author: Mark Deming

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Washington Market Park

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M308 Washington Market Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.71709823608398400, -74.01159667968750000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under The Stars: Beach Blanket Bingo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/movies-under-the-stars-beach-blanket-bingo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/movies-under-the-stars-beach-blanket-bingo Date: September 1, 2016

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

Part of American-International's "Beach Party" series, Beach Blanket Bingo was directed by William Asher. Frankie (Frankie Avalon) briefly deserts Dee Dee (Annette Funicello) in favor of pop star Sugar Kane (Linda Evans). Also around and about is a mermaid, appropriately named Lorelei (Marta Kristen). Scurrilous cycle gang leader Eric Von Zipper (Harvey Lembeck) finds time to sing a tune, while Paul Lynde sneers a lot, Don Rickles insults a lot, Buster Keaton mimes a lot, and columnist Earl Wilson lets everybody know who he is by exclaiming "That's Earl, brother." The whole cast rushes to the rescue when South Dakota Slim (Timothy Carey) binds the lovely Sugar Kane to a buzzsaw. Author: Hal Erickson

Know Before You Go
Movie begins at dusk. You should come early to get a spot and bring a chair or blanket. All ages welcome!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach)

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Q050 Rockaway Beach 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.58319854736300000, -73.81539916992200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57be05a0ed791.jpg Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:00:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/bryant-park-shakespeare-measure-for-measure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/bryant-park-shakespeare-measure-for-measure Date: September 1, 2016

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising, and critically-acclaimed The Drilling Company—Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure.

The plays feature the greatest, funniest, and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters, who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment.

Visit bryantpark.org for the schedule and to learn more information about the performances.

Start time: 9:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 9:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Dreams of Color Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/dreams-of-color-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/dreams-of-color-exhibition Date: September 2, 2016

Former danseur with Ballet de Puerto Rico, Ernesto Camacho will present his debut exhibition, “Dreams of Color,” throughout the month. "Dreams of Color" is an exhibition that celebrates dancers of color, in the world of ballet.

Ballet has been seen, for the most part, with dancers of one hue. Within the last few decades, a crop of new dancers has introduced the beauty of diversity in one of the world’s most beautiful and powerful art forms, ballet.

Ernesto has exhibited at various galleries in New York City and Connecticut. He has won awards throughout the years including, the 15th Annual Brio Award, from the Bronx Council on The Arts, and First Prize in Bohemia Beers Kahlo Challenge, in which his painting became part of Bohemia Beer’s permanent collection. His paintings have appeared in newspapers and magazines such as the New York Times, Manhattan Arts International, Manhattan Times, the Advocate, and the Greenwich Times.

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 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c8682d34e58.JPG Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park Date: September 2, 2016

Tots Program (2-5 Years old) M-F 9:15am-10:00am

Tots Program (8 months - 3 Years old) M-F 10:00am-11:00am and 11:00am-12:00pm M-F.

Other activities for ages 6-14 will be offered M-F 9:15am- 4:45pm. Activities include Soccer, Basketball, Rugby, Volleyball, Goalball, Softball and Group Games.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Sunset Park, kids will learn basketball, soccer and football! To find out more, please call the Sunset Park Recreation Center at (718) 972-2135.

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park),Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 9:15 am 4:45 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000; 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/baby-me-engaging-babys-imagination1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/baby-me-engaging-babys-imagination1 Date: September 2, 2016

Baby and Me features stories, songs. and activities to engage your baby's imagination.

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 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Levy Playground, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-levy-playground-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-levy-playground-staten-island Date: September 2, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Levy Playground on Castleton and Jewett Ave. on Fridays from 10:00am-11:30am to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

Location: Levy Playground

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R033 Levy Playground 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.63371949336600000, -74.12918639894700000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-playground-for-all-children-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-playground-for-all-children-queens Date: September 2, 2016

Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children in Queens (field adjacent to playground) Mondays- Fridays this summer from 3:00pm-5:00pm to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee, Flag Football and Softball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: Shawn James

Location: Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.74089813232422000, -73.84909820556640000 Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[A.M. Stretch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/am-stretch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/am-stretch Date: September 2, 2016

A morning stretching class is a great way to start the day. This class will help build range of motion from head to toe, correct posture, and help students understand the difference between pain and a stretch.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 212) 387-7687

Location: Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)

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M033 Hamilton Fish Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 10:30 am 11:00 am 40.71979904174805000, -73.98179626464844000 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:00:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: September 2, 2016

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 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:45:02 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Faber Field House, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-faber-field-house-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-faber-field-house-staten-island Date: September 2, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Faber Field House in Staten Island to play Flag Football on Fridays from 12:00pm-2:00pm. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

Location: Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Bronx (North)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/instructional-flag-football-bronx-north http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/instructional-flag-football-bronx-north Date: September 2, 2016

Please apply if you're interested in the NYC Parks Citywide Flag Football League in the Bronx.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 293-5934

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a3c41021bcb.jpg Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 2, 2016

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.

Equipment will be provided.

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year. They are a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57102489e50b8.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/bryant-park-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/bryant-park-piano Date: September 2, 2016

Summertime, and the livin' is easy... so swing on by for toe-tappin' performances by New York's finest, playing ragtime, stride, and jazz to your and My Heart's Delight.

Visit Bryant Park's Piano page to find more information and today's scheduled performance.

About Piano in Bryant Park

Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust Fund.

The piano is located on the Upper Terrace, at the base of the William Cullen Bryant statue, between the Bryant Park Grill and Bryant Park Cafe.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/central-park-tour-legendary-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/central-park-tour-legendary-landmarks Date: September 2, 2016

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

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5707fe79def37.JPG Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Sports Unlimited]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/sports-unlimited http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/sports-unlimited Date: September 2, 2016

Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!

For more information, pleae contact Sheroly Jones at (718) 367-3657 or sheroly.jones@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

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X044 St. James Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.86470031738281000, -73.89920043945312000 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Rock Painting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/seasonal-arts-craftsfork-painting-flower-power http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/seasonal-arts-craftsfork-painting-flower-power Date: September 2, 2016

Kids and parents will create painted beautifully-painted rocks to take home. Feel free to bring a clean stone to paint.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Grandview]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview Date: September 2, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Grandview Playground on Fridays at 3:00pm-6:00pm to play Soccer and Volleyball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

Location: Grandview Playground (in The Big Park)

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R068 The Big Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.63087011813500000, -74.16449878780800000 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Writing for Stage Workshops]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/writing-for-stage-workshop-1-and-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/writing-for-stage-workshop-1-and-2 Date: September 2, 2016

Join our two-part writing and performance workshop and create an original and meaningful story in whatever form you’re most comfortable; whether short story, poetry, or monologue. We’ll take that story, work to memorize it, and share it with one another at the Poe Park Visitor Center in the Bronx, with current BRIO winner Rock Wilk.

Workshop 1 - Writing: Get your story on the page. Storytelling will be limited to using only dialogue. No "telling" the story; we'll be showing it. You will immerse us in the action as it's happening.

Workshop 2 - Perform: Just you, your body, and your audience. You will perform your story.

This workshop is for adults.

Start time: 3:00 pm

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 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 02 Sep 2016 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/instructional-flag-football-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/instructional-flag-football-manhattan Date: September 2, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Manhattan. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 234-9603

Location: Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)

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M164 Asser Levy Playground 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.73609924316406000, -73.97570037841797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4bf91be5.jpg Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Queens (East)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/instructional-flag-football-queens-east http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/instructional-flag-football-queens-east Date: September 2, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Queens. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7366

Location: Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.74089813232422000, -73.84909820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4c9d77a0.jpg Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:00:46 EDT
<![CDATA[First Friday! Music and Trolley]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/first-friday-music-and-trolley http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/first-friday-music-and-trolley Date: September 2, 2016

Brooklyn Bluegrass Collective will be playing acoustic roots music from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Enjoy the music, explore the museum, and stroll the garden.

Light refreshments will be served. The trolley makes an hourly loop starting at 5:25 p.m. from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum to City Island.

Registration is requested. To register, please call (718) 885-1461 or email info@bpmm.org.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 5:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.87186431884765600, -73.80553436279297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c480a83f186.jpg Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Dances for All Abilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/dance-for-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/dance-for-seniors Date: September 2, 2016

Summer on the Hudson with Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company will lead Variable Pop, a dance workshop for seniors and all other ages and abilities.

Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways.

All are welcome.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f56d2243569.JPG Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:00:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/family-camping-inwood-hill-park-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/family-camping-inwood-hill-park-manhattan Date: September 2, 2016

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family.

Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your family into the lottery please visit our Event Registration page from August 17 through August 24.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Inwood Hill Park

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 7:00 pm 7:00 am 40.87300109863281000, -73.92539978027344000 Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:00:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/bryant-park-shakespeare-measure-for-measure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/bryant-park-shakespeare-measure-for-measure Date: September 2, 2016

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising, and critically-acclaimed The Drilling Company—Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure.

The plays feature the greatest, funniest, and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters, who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment.

Visit bryantpark.org for the schedule and to learn more information about the performances.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Iron Man 3]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/movies-under-the-stars-iron-man-3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/movies-under-the-stars-iron-man-3 Date: September 2, 2016

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

Marvel Studios' "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?

Know Before You Go
Movie begins at dusk. You should come early to get a spot and bring a chair or blanket. All ages welcome!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Springfield Park

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Q107 Springfield Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.66180038452148400, -73.76159667968750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57be02e08ea05.jpg Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:00:36 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Guardians of the Galaxy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/movies-under-the-stars-guardians-of-the-galaxy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/movies-under-the-stars-guardians-of-the-galaxy Date: September 2, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

A group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks ultimate power in this comic book space adventure from Marvel Studios and director James Gunn (Slither, Super). Peter Quill was just a young boy when, devastated by his mother's death, he sprinted out of the hospital and was swept into the stars by Yondu (Michael Rooker), the leader of an eclectic band of space scavengers known as The Ravagers. Twenty-six years later, Quill has adopted the nickname Star Lord (Chris Pratt). He's broken away from The Ravagers in an attempt to track down an ancient orb that is also coveted by the evil Ronan (Lee Pace), who is in league with the dreaded Thanos, and who dispatches his top assassin Gamora (Zoe Saldana) to retrieve it from Star Lord. Rated PG-13

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 285-0301

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

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M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.71070098876953000, -73.99669647216797000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Angry Birds Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/movies-under-the-stars-the-angry-birds-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/movies-under-the-stars-the-angry-birds-movie Date: September 2, 2016

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

This animated adaptation of the hugely popular video-game series follows three avian friends as they put their anger to good use by fighting back against a hostile force. Red (voiced by Jason Sudeikis), Chuck (Josh Gad), and Bomb (Danny McBride) are all outcasts who don't quite fit in on Bird Island, a community of flightless fowl who pride themselves on staying positive and cheerful at all times. The trio hit it off after meeting at an anger-management class, and are the only birds who seem even remotely suspicious when a group of green pigs arrive on their island. When the swine's nefarious plans are revealed, only Red and his pals have what it takes to save the day. Peter Dinklage, Kate McKinnon, Keegan-Michael Key, Tituss Burgess, Sean Penn, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Tony Hale, Jillian Bell, and Hannibal Buress also lend their voices to this comedy. Directed by Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly. Author: Jack Rodgers

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 285-0301

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

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M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.71070098876953000, -73.99669647216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c895e4b5d4d.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: RACE]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/movies-under-the-stars-race http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/movies-under-the-stars-race Date: September 2, 2016

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

Young Jesse Owens becomes a track and field sensation while attending the Ohio State University in the early 1930s. With guidance from coach Larry Snyder, Owens gains national recognition for breaking numerous records. After heated debates, the United States decides not to boycott the Olympics in Nazi Germany. Overcoming racism at home and abroad, Owens seizes the opportunity to show Berlin and the the world that he's the fastest man alive.

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.88370132446289000, -73.88150024414062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c74c46e7869.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Oops, I Did It Again]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/lola-stars-dreamland-roller-disco-party-oops-i-did-it-again http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/lola-stars-dreamland-roller-disco-party-oops-i-did-it-again Date: September 2, 2016

Lola Star and her fabulous array of guests and performers will get you moving. Each Friday night showcases a new theme from 70s glitter to 80s glam, dazzling performers, kitschy contests, giveaways, and more!

Dress up and skate along to 90s Pop and Britney Spears greatest hits.

Prizes will be given out for those that sparkle the brightest.

Ages 21+. Photo ID required.

Purchase tickets here.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 462-0040

Location: Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.65729904174805000, -73.96369934082031000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575b4d4dd72cd.JPG Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Friday Night Lights]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/movies-under-the-stars-friday-night-lights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/movies-under-the-stars-friday-night-lights Date: September 2, 2016

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

H.G. Bissinger's best-selling, true-life account of a few months in the life of a high-school football team comes to the screen in this adaptation written and directed by Peter Berg. Odessa, TX, is an oil town in the western part of the state that's home to the Permian High School Panthers, the football team with the best winning record in the state. Odessa is a town with more than its share of problems; the decline of the oil business in Texas has set the city's economy into a tailspin, and racial tensions still erupt into violence on occasion. But football is the one thing that brings all the people of Odessa together, and on Friday nights every fall, as many as 20,000 people fill Permian's football stadium to watch Coach Gary Gaines (Billy Bob Thornton) and his boys try to lead the team to victory. As Gaines works to build a winning team in a town where victory is prized above all else, however, his players struggle through the emotional trials common to any teenager and ponder the fact that there is little future in their hometown...and that a championship season can be as much a burden as a triumph. Friday Night Lights also stars Lucas Black, Derek Luke, Jay Hernandez, and country singer-turned-actor Tim McGraw.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57bef92da409f.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/coney-island-friday-night-fireworks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/coney-island-friday-night-fireworks Date: September 2, 2016

Brought to you by Alliance for Coney Island

Enjoy free fireworks every Friday from June 17th through September 2, 2016.

For the best seating, locate yourself on the boardwalk or beach between West 10th Street and West 15th Street.

Start time: 9:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 594-7895

Location: West 10th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 9:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.57329940795898400, -73.97799682617188000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/574e7214e284c.jpg Wed, 01 Jun 2016 02:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Queens (West)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/instructional-flag-football-queens-west http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/instructional-flag-football-queens-west Date: September 3, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Queens. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 0:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7366

Location: The Velodrome (in Kissena Park)

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Q024 Kissena Park 2016-09-03 2016-09-03 0:00 am 2:00 pm 40.74466323852539000, -73.80935668945312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4d30a43e.jpg Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:00:22 EDT