NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:10:47 GMT <![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: August 3, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 10:30 am 5:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories In The Shade]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/stories-in-the-shade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/stories-in-the-shade Date: August 3, 2017

Join us in Pelham Bay Park for stories and fun as part of the New York Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. “Stories in the Shade” is presented in part by the City Island and Pelham Bay Branches of the New York Public Library in collaboration with NYC Parks.

In the event of inclement weather, please call (718) 885-1703 or (718) 792-6744 for event updates.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1891

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 11:00 am 11:30 am 40.84849929809570000, -73.82559967041016000 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Presents: IronKid Competition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/nyc-parks-presents-ironkid-competition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/nyc-parks-presents-ironkid-competition Date: August 3, 2017

Join us for a free and fun special event for children ages eight to 14 years old.

The IronKid Competition consists of a short swim* followed by a short run. Throughout the run**, participants will be tested with various physical challenges.

*Appropriate swim attire such as bathing suit, bathing cap, and a towel are required for the swim portion of the event.
**For the running portion of event, sneakers or running shoes with socks are required.

To pre-register for this event, please contact Sandy Requeno at (212) 408-0243 or by email at Sandy.Requeno@parks.nyc.gov.

Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility. Requests for special accommodations should be made by July 31.

In partnership with Whole Foods Market.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Marcus Garvey Park

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.80450820922851600, -73.94366455078125000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5963bdd25c5de.jpg Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/central-park-tour-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/central-park-tour-north-woods Date: August 3, 2017

The North Woods is the largest of the Park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City. Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.

Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.

The tour route involves many hills and stairs, and some uneven terrain. The tour starts at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues), and ends near the Pool (103rd Street and Central Park West).

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/589a1dbb84ab0.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Special Express Arts 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/special-express-arts-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/special-express-arts-2 Date: August 3, 2017

This art workshop engages special needs adults through art for self expression. Due to limited space, please call to schedule your group's visit. Due to large number of requests, groups are scheduled for every two weeks.

Schedule

  • July: Paper Beads - Make a bracelet out of paper beads
  • August: Cardboard Coasters-Create a work of art on cardboard coaster
  • September: Painted Rocks - Paint a small rock or stone using your imagination for inspiration. Please bring your own clean stones or small rocks to paint. We do not provide the rocks or stones.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:15:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Yards Farmers Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/hudson-yards-farmers-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/hudson-yards-farmers-market Date: August 3, 2017

Buy fresh produce and prepared foods every Thursday at the Hudson Yards Farmers Market in front of the #7 train station on 34th Street between 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: No. 7 Train Station Entrance (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.75485486389800000, -74.00079272883600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59663faeb1d6f.jpg Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Broadway in Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/broadway-in-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/broadway-in-bryant-park Date: August 3, 2017

The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows. Hosted by LiteFM DJs.

JULY 6

Hosted by Christine Nagy and includes performances from:
Preshow: Winner of Steinway’s Rising Star on Broadway Contest
STOMP
Groundhog Day
Wicked
The Phantom of the Opera

JULY 13

Hosted by Delilah and includes performances from:
Preshow: Aruba Tourist Authority Carnival Dancers
Kinky Boots
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
School of Rock
Soulpepper on 42nd Street

JULY 20

Today’s show is hosted by Rich Kaminski and includes performances from:
Waitress
Chicago
Cats
Spamilton: An American Parody

JULY 27

Hosted by Delilah and includes performances from:
A Bronx Tale
Anastasia: Home at Last
Avenue Q
The Imbible

AUGUST 3

Hosted by Bob Bronson and includes performances from:
Preshow: Aruba Tourist Authority Carnival Dancers
Miss Saigon
Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
Broadway Dreams

AUGUST 10

Hosted by Helen Little and includes performances from:
Preshow: Brooke Shapiro
Come From Away
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Bandstand
Curvy Widow

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d62fe38f2a.jpg Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Sing-a-Long Thursdays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/bryant-park-singalong-thursdays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/bryant-park-singalong-thursdays Date: August 3, 2017

Join award-winning musicians at the piano on the upper terrace for our popular sing-a-longs to showtunes and crowd favorites.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/kids-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/kids-imaginative-arts Date: August 3, 2017

Get your creative juices flowing with imaginative art. Cell phone photography is part of the activities. Kids will create pieces combining 2D and 3D for creative effect. Use your cell phone camera to capture your 3D effect

Needed: Cell phone camera

Monthly Kids Imaginative Arts Projects

  • July: 3D Illusion - Stand it Up, 3D Hole, Sliding Water Drop, Floating Sphere
  • August: Pencil Sketch and Things Galore (2D and 3D combined)
  • Sseptember: Silhouettes Abalze (silouhettes and color mix)

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/ed-center-open-hours Date: August 3, 2017

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70410156250000000, -73.99019622802734000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic with BALSA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/basketball-clinic Date: August 3, 2017

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/kayaking Date: August 3, 2017

Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River. Children younger than 18 years old must have an adult guardian present.

photo by Etienne Frossard, courtesy of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 5:30 pm 6:45 pm 40.69950103759765600, -73.99819946289062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594c3bdf1f3ca.jpg Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Wheelchair Softball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/nyc-parks-wheelchair-softball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/nyc-parks-wheelchair-softball Date: August 3, 2017

We’re looking forward to another successful and exciting season of wheelchair softball! Come out and learn the game—all you have to do is show up! Just bring your sports chair, or we can provide one for you if you're looking to play!

Volunteers are welcome to join and assist with the game activities.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (631) 374-2337

Location: Victory Field (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 5:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.70140075683600000, -73.85299682617200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593089678b5ab.jpg Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Euripides Summer Festival Presents The Madness of Hercules]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/new-york-euripides-summer-festival-presents-the-madness-of-hercules http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/new-york-euripides-summer-festival-presents-the-madness-of-hercules Date: August 3, 2017

Enjoy a fully-staged production of The Madness of Hercules presented by the American Thymele Theatre.

This particularly timely and moving tragedy from ca. 422 BCE depicts Hercules being driven insane by Madness and human beings trapped in a hostile world, sustained only by their love for one another and their sense of courage and nobility that cannot be defeated by authoritative forces.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 781-3631

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.80488245516300000, -73.94440275430700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/596fc9d9f423f.jpg Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Grooves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/garden-grooves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/garden-grooves Date: August 3, 2017

Come to the garden and enjoy live music featuring Marcus Machado!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Miraflores Community Garden

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2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.69774400000000000, -73.93700600000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5970e4a48e6f3.jpg Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym Date: August 3, 2017

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593e9fe86de25.jpg Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Composting with Black Solider Fly Larvae]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/composting-with-black-solider-fly-larvae http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/composting-with-black-solider-fly-larvae Date: August 3, 2017

Black solider fly larvae (BSFL) are non-pests that rapidly turn food scraps into a high protein feed. Learn about these voracious composting insects and how an outdoor BSFL bin can drastically reduce waste while creating a value-added product.

Registration required, please RSVP below.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 623-7368

Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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B010 Brooklyn Botanic Garden 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.66759872436523400, -73.96179962158203000 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: West Side Evening Stroll]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/central-park-tour-west-side-evening-stroll http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/central-park-tour-west-side-evening-stroll Date: August 3, 2017

Join us after work for an evening stroll along part of Central Park’s West side. Central Park Conservancy guides lead you on a casual walk from the southwest corner of Central Park to Tavern on the Green.

Learn about the Maine Monument, west side arches, Heckscher Ballfields, Sheep Meadow, and Tavern on the Green on this tour designed for New York summer evenings.

There are a few inclines. The tour starts inside the Park at the Central Park Conservancy kiosk at Merchants Gate (Central Park South/59th Street and Central Park West) and ends at Tavern on the Green (Central Park West between 66th and 67th Streets). For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.76825795574400000, -73.98132359981500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579f7dacd1f17.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Island Historical Tour South]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/island-historical-tour-south http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/island-historical-tour-south Date: August 3, 2017

Did you know that Randall's Island was once three separate land masses? The island has a rich and unique history. Come learn more about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the Randall's Island into the beautiful park it is today!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.78490066528320000, -73.93579864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58bee4d369984.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Open Track Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/open-track-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/open-track-night Date: August 3, 2017

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.79322814941406000, -73.92541503906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b59fca4a92b.jpg Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/free-yoga-morris-jumel-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/free-yoga-morris-jumel-mansion Date: August 3, 2017

Calm your mind and refresh your senses in the serene gardens of the Morris-Jumel Mansion, on Thursday evenings starting in June. Practitioners of all levels welcome to join this free flow and let go class.

An open-level vinyasa practice to pick up the pace and get you through the rest of your week with clear mind, open heart, and pep in your step. Shake off that mid-week slump and apply alignment principles adopted in Sunday's class to this rhythmic release flo

Instructor: Jacob Lacopo

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59270d2732d78.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/bryant-park-yoga Date: August 3, 2017

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

Class held on the lawn.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b41d040b77.jpg Tue, 16 May 2017 14:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Barefoot Dancing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/barefoot-dancing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/barefoot-dancing Date: August 3, 2017

Kick off your shoes and dance on the lush, green Van Cortlandt House Museum Lawn.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.89114379882812500, -73.89489746093750000 Wed, 03 May 2017 14:29:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Jazz Series: 'Hot Lips' Joey Morant A Tribute to Louis Armstrong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/jazz-series-hot-lips-joey-morant-a-tribute-to-louis-armstrong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/jazz-series-hot-lips-joey-morant-a-tribute-to-louis-armstrong Date: August 3, 2017

One of the most exciting and dynamic trumpeters on the scene, Joey Morant returns for an encore edition of his thrilling Armstrong tribute at Jazz at Socrates 2016. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Morant works in settings from duets to big bands and orchestras, including the Harlem Blues & Jazz Band. He has performed with jazz, soul, and rock ‘n’ roll greats, including Paul McCartney, Ray Charles, Lionel Hampton, and James Brown. He electrifies audiences with his dazzling horn technique, skillful scat singing, and humorous asides.

Jazz for Kids pre-show activity at 5:30 p.m. with Art House Astoria Conservatory for Music and Art.

Presented in partnership with The Jazz Foundation of America.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5948087dca3a4.png Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Citi Summer in the Square Throwback Thursday Movie Nights: The Karate Kid]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movie-in-the-park-the-karate-kid http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movie-in-the-park-the-karate-kid Date: August 3, 2017

Join us as we throw it back to the 1980s for our Citi Summer in the Square Throwback Thursday Movie Nights. Prepare to wax on and wax off with Mr. Miyagi as we watch The Karate Kid on Union Square Park’s North Plaza.

Bring a blanket or mat to the Plaza and join us when seating opens at 6:30 p.m. The movie begins at dusk. See citisummerinthesquare.nyc for a full lineup of events, info on movie nights, and more.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.73658370971680000, -73.98987579345703000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5949351aeb604.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Garden Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/evening-garden-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/evening-garden-walk Date: August 3, 2017

Enjoy an evening stroll in the gardens with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/596531ee26e05.jpg Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/evening-yoga1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/evening-yoga1 Date: August 3, 2017

Enjoy yoga on the lawn on select Thursday evenings. Participants should bring a mat. Dress appropriately and expect to be outside unless precipitation or excessive humidity occurs. Classes are offered in partnership with Yoga Haven.

All levels welcome.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5965348a81741.jpg Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/hudson-warehouse-presents-henry-v1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/hudson-warehouse-presents-henry-v1 Date: August 3, 2017

Hudson Warehouse presents the Classics, on Thursdays through Sundays at 6:30 p.m.

Henry V
By Wm. Shakespeare
Directed by Nicholas Martin-Smith

The horrors of war throughout time have changed little and that is made even more apparent in this immediate and visceral production of
Henry V. Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his subsequent military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.

For more information, see hudsonwarehouse.net.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59541567aa297.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:30:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow Date: August 3, 2017

Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level.

Veteran Nina Semczuk helps you cultivate strength, flexibility, balance, and focus while enjoying yoga outdoors.

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78425352978800000, -73.98408865928600000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/shakespeares-measure-for-measure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/shakespeares-measure-for-measure Date: August 3, 2017

The Hip to Hip Theatre Company and NYC Parks present Shakespeare's play live in the park.

The Duke of Vienna's puritanical deputy Angelo, tasked with cleaning up a city out of control, revives ancient laws regarding sex and marriage. When he unjustly sentences the young gentleman Claudio to death, Claudio's sister Isabella pleads his case...and discovers that Angelo is not as virtuous as he seems. Shakespeare's dark comedy examines the danger of placing power in the wrong hands.

The main performance will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Kids and the Classics - 7:00 p.m.
This free interactive workshop is the companion piece to our program of Free Shakespeare in the Parks. It is offered 30 minutes before every performance, and it is designed for children ages 4 to 12. It gives children a chance to interact with the text by previewing the characters and situations, and creating links between the text and their own lives through theatre games and close reading of text.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.77134323120117000, -73.76530456542969000 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/nyrr-open-run-flushing-meadows-corona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/nyrr-open-run-flushing-meadows-corona-park Date: August 3, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.74265728919200000, -73.84999632835400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa514d21db.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway Date: August 3, 2017

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance which combines Latin and African dance steps.

Sponsored by Sweet and Low and Coordinated by District Leader Lew Simon

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk)

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Q163 Rockaway Beach Boardwalk 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.57970046997100000, -73.82969665527300000 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Eric Magnus: WHAT IS WILD: Mobile Studio in the Park Residency Open Studio and Short Screening]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/eric-magnus-what-is-wild-mobile-studio-in-the-park-residency-open-studio-and-short-screening http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/eric-magnus-what-is-wild-mobile-studio-in-the-park-residency-open-studio-and-short-screening Date: August 3, 2017

Join the Queens Museum and ArtBuilt for an open studio and short screenings prior to the feature presentations during the Queens Museum’s Passport Thursdays International Dance, Music, and Film Series.

Studio in the Park is a residency program developed by Queens Museum and ArtBuilt which provides an artist or artist collective use of a 150 square foot mobile studio space situated on the lawn between the Museum and the iconic Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park for four to six weeks. Eric Magnus is the current resident artist whose ongoing media art project WHAT IS WILD engages communities of park users in creating and sharing meaningful digital recordings of the nature found in this urban wilderness. The collected media recordings are combined into short video essays during sessions open to the public. The videos will be posted online but also turned into a variety of digital projection experiments. WHAT IS WILD will conclude on August 15, 2017.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8114

Location: Queens Museum (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.74589920043900000, -73.84680175781200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5979049d03c02.jpg Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:30:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Béla Fleck & the Flecktones + Nellie McKay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/bla-fleck-the-flecktones-nellie-mckay http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/bla-fleck-the-flecktones-nellie-mckay Date: August 3, 2017

Béla Fleck & the Flecktones and Nellie McKay will perform at the Bandshell as part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, presented in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance.

For the latest information, including weather updates, set times, seating configurations, and FAQs, please visit the BRIC website.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park Bandshell (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 7:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.66336442715600000, -73.97654700279300000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies with a View: 9 to 5]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-with-a-view-9-to-5 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-with-a-view-9-to-5 Date: August 3, 2017

Three female employees of a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot find a way to turn the tables on him. Movie begins at sundown.

Pre-Show Party
The evening begins with DJ Ripley (Dutty Artz) and the short film Girl Boxer, directed by Emily Sheskin and curated by BAMcinématek. Park your bike for free with Transportation Alternatives when you arrive!

Beer Garden opens and music starts at 6:00 p.m.

About Movies with a View
Movies with a View takes place every Thursday evening in July and August. In 2017, the eight-week series will draw an average of 7,000 film fans at each screening. There is no better place to be on a hot summer night than watching a classic film and enjoying the breeze off of the East River from Harbor View Lawn with the dazzling Manhattan skyline before you.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.70294877799900000, -73.99473768472700000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[2017 Waterfront Concert Series: Fleur Seule]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/2017-waterfront-concert-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/2017-waterfront-concert-series Date: August 3, 2017

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition invites everyone to come out this Summer to enjoy the 2017 Waterfront Concert Series on Thursday evenings. These free concerts are open to the public, and no RSVP or tickets are required. Just show up!

August 3rd's concert will feature the band Fleur Seule and the jazz and swing hits of the 1940s glam era. We look forward to seeing you there!!!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 7:30 pm 9:15 pm 40.77815603022100000, -73.92440688610100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59540cf2809f3.jpg Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Scarab: Journey Tribute]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/scarab-journey-tribute http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/scarab-journey-tribute Date: August 3, 2017

Experience the ultimate Journey tribute!

Sponsored by The Forest Park Trust, Inc.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.69939422607422000, -73.85723114013672000 Mon, 01 May 2017 14:30:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Throwback Thursdays at Tony Dapolito Rooftop Movie Festival - Toy Story (1995)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-under-the-stars-toy-story-1995 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-under-the-stars-toy-story-1995 Date: August 3, 2017

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

Celebrate Throwback Thursdays with us this July and August with our '90s Edition of the Tony Dapolito Rooftop Movie Festival!

A cowboy doll becomes profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure joins the toy collection of a boy named Andy.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595fec12ef501.gif Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Poetic Justice (R)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-under-the-stars-poetic-justice-r http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-under-the-stars-poetic-justice-r Date: August 3, 2017

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

Written and directed by John Singleton, this 1993 romantic drama follows hairdresser Justice (Janet Jackson), who writes poetry to deal with the loss of her mother. Unable to get to Oakland to attend a convention, Justice gets a lift with her friend, Iesha (Regina King) and Iesha's postal worker boyfriend, Chicago (Joe Torry). Along for the ride is Chicago's co-worker, Lucky (Tupac Shakur), to whom Justice grows close despite a rocky introduction.

The film garnered Jackson an Oscar and Golden Globe nomination for the song, "Again". This film, also, features poetry written by Maya Angelou, who, with the Last Poets, makes a cameo appearance.

Know Before You Go:
This film features explicit content and is rated R. You should come before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park)

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B088 Herbert Von King Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.68989944458008000, -73.94670104980469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595a772ad3852.jpg Sun, 30 Jul 2017 13:45:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Footloose (1984)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-under-the-stars-footloose-1984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-under-the-stars-footloose-1984 Date: August 3, 2017

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

See the movie that started the 1980s dance craze and spawned the Broadway musicial! This classic musical drama stars Kevin Bacon as Ren McCormack, an upbeat Chicago teen who moves to a small town in which, as a result of the efforts of a local minister (John Lithgow), dancing and rock music have been banned. The film also stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Dianne Weist and Chris Penn.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Heckscher Playground

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B139 Heckscher Playground 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.69520187377900000, -73.91840362548800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597bbf6bf1eaf.jpg Sun, 30 Jul 2017 13:45:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-under-the-stars-rogue-one-a-star-wars-story http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-under-the-stars-rogue-one-a-star-wars-story Date: August 3, 2017

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

In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. Rated PG-13.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.84230041503906000, -73.93499755859375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597f2e3b41130.gif Mon, 31 Jul 2017 13:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Fate of the Furious]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-under-the-stars-the-fate-of-the-furious http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-under-the-stars-the-fate-of-the-furious Date: August 3, 2017

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

When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.58825683593750000, -74.06791687011719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5978a93eb0753.jpg Tue, 01 Aug 2017 15:15:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-under-the-stars-dirty-dancing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/movies-under-the-stars-dirty-dancing Date: August 3, 2017

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 (Ginnifer Goodwin) 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 (Jason Bateman), a wily fox who makes her job even harder.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Story Ave and Taylor Ave,Story Playground

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X204 Story Playground 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.82352814180000000, -73.86344432830000000; 40.82297779380000000, -73.86285828030000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5980d34ce44f1.png Tue, 01 Aug 2017 15:30:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Journey to the Stars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/journey-to-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/03/journey-to-the-stars Date: August 3, 2017

Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York. On Thursday nights in July and August, members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York will set up hi-powered telescopes for stargazing sessions that are free and open to the public. Weather permitting.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-03 2017-08-03 8:30 pm 10:30 am 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/the-fence Date: August 4, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/competitive-rowing-camp Date: August 4, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-08-04 2017-08-04 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c056b59d2b3.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/introduction-to-meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/introduction-to-meditation Date: August 4, 2017

Known benefits of a regular meditation practice include stress reduction. improved concentration, increased self-awareness and sense of happiness, improved cardiovascular and immune health, and more. This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat of blanket to sit on.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 8:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 8:00 am 8:45 am 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59442755cc0f0.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: August 4, 2017

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[The Bronx Meets East Africa]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/the-bronx-meets-east-africa http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/the-bronx-meets-east-africa Date: August 4, 2017

The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community. The artwork featured will focus on the following themes: The drive to feed one’s family, to provide a decent shelter for self and loved ones, to belong, and to leave a legacy.

The event intends to showcase the similarities and differences of Ugandans’ daily life compared to that of an American displaced in the Bronx. Of the 3.2 million foreign born residing in NYC, the Bronx is home to the largest concentration of African born immigrants compared to other boroughs.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597ccda792388.jpg Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: August 4, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Camp for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/garden-camp-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/garden-camp-for-kids Date: August 4, 2017

Register your child today for Garden Camp!

Garden Camp is a week of exciting exploration, instruction, and discovery held in our beautiful Roger Morris Park. Morris-Jumel staff gardener Karen Waltuch leads the group of young plant enthusiasts through activity-based lessons about gardens, bugs, soil, colonial history, and everything in between!

Camp is for any student aged six to 11, and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Sibling groups are welcome.

Space is limited. Please reserve your spot by calling (212) 923-8008 or emailing education@morrisjumel.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5951a872c97b1.png Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/popup-pool-free-swim Date: August 4, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Walk for Families: Belvedere's Kingdom]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/discovery-walk-for-families-belvederes-kingdom http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/discovery-walk-for-families-belvederes-kingdom Date: August 4, 2017

Explore the landscape surrounding Belvedere Castle in full spring glory—the expansive views from Vista Rock, colorful blooms of Shakespeare Garden, and the diverse flora and fauna of Turtle Pond.

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.

Pre-registration required as space is limited. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in and to pick up Discovery Kits.

Terrain: Uneven, with hills, stairs, and wood-chipped trails; may not be suitable for strollers.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-310-6600

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 10:00 am 11:30 pm 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597ba6589e6cc.jpg Wed, 02 Aug 2017 14:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Rock Garden Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/its-my-park-at-rock-garden-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/its-my-park-at-rock-garden-park Date: August 4, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with PS 811 - District 75 Special Education School to beautify, remove weeds, and clean up Rock Garden Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 549-9918

Location: Rock Garden Park

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X273 Rock Garden Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.83530044555664000, -73.88510131835938000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: August 4, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 10:30 am 5:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Artastic!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/artastic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/artastic Date: August 4, 2017

Join NYC Parks for a day of arts & craft activities, led by our Kids in Motion staff.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

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

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.77121978198500000, -73.77173987031000000 Wed, 02 Aug 2017 14:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: August 4, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:45:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekend Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/weekend-nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/weekend-nature-exploration Date: August 4, 2017

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.

Discovery Pack, noon - 3:00 p.m.: The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.

Bird Nerd Game Hour ,1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Learn about birds and nature in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!

Nature on the Go!, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us. This program leaves promptly at 2:00 p.m.

Animal Encounter, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Jennifer’s Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-jennifers-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-jennifers-playground Date: August 4, 2017

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


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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Jennifer's Playground

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2017-08-04 2017-08-04 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.61954200000000000, -74.16254310000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940137ad8679.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Adult Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/adult-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/adult-imaginative-arts Date: August 4, 2017

Get your imagination going. Create intriguing art to delight family and friends. For adults of all ages. Requires fine concentration.

July: Decorative Wine Bottles

August: Pencil Sketch and Things Galore

September: Silhouettes Ablaze

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d640a27d67.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Singin' Stories with Caroline Cutroneo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/singin-stories-with-caroline-cutroneo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/singin-stories-with-caroline-cutroneo Date: August 4, 2017

Join Caroline Cutroneo, a librarian from the Richmontown Branch of the New York Public Library, for summer reading fun. Sing along with some favorite tunes on the guitar, listen to tales and rhymes, and read picture book stories.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/seasonal-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/seasonal-arts-and-crafts Date: August 4, 2017

Kids have fun creating art inspired by the summer and holiday season. For ages 6 to 12 years old. Younger children are welcome with a parent or adult.

Schedule

  • July: Patriotic Red/White/Blue Hand
  • August: Sand Craft Project
  • September: Watercolor Circle Art

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:15:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/free-community-rowing-at-van-cortlandt-park-lake-in-the-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/free-community-rowing-at-van-cortlandt-park-lake-in-the-bronx Date: August 4, 2017

Join Village Community Boathouse's special new public rowing program on Van Cortlandt Park Lake in the Bronx!

Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.

Community rowing is free and open to all; no experience or reservations necessary. Sessions run every Friday from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. starting June 23 until September 1st. Boat rides last about 30 minutes. We have a mixture of small and large boats. The smaller boats are good for an adult and a child, while the larger boats can fit a whole family. Boats are launched from the south end of the lake.

Who Can Participate
Community rowing is open to all, although some physical dexterity is required to get in and out of the boats. The focus of the program is recreation in a safe and respectful environment. Each participant must sign a waiver; kids and teens younger than 18 must be escorted by a parent. Life jackets are provided—and must be worn!

What You'll Row
We use a diverse fleet of traditional wooden rowing boats, built by volunteers and similar in shape and appearance to those used in the early days of park rowing.

How the Villiage Community Boathouse is Funded
We are a nonprofit organization entirely run by volunteers. While no commitment is required from those who row with us, our facilities, boats and equipment require regular upkeep and repair. The park is surrounded by a large and diverse population that needs more access to on-water recreation.Your donations make our program possible. If you're looking to volunteer, please email volunteers@vcb.nyc.

Contact
For more information about the Village Community Boathouse and its programs, please email info@vcb.nyc. Please check the Village Community Boathouse's social media feeds on Facebook and Twitter for possible last minute changes due to weather or other circumstances.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 229-2059

Location: South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 4:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.88915215898600000, -73.89286369085300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593cc52b52532.JPG Tue, 08 Aug 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Friday Picnics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/bryant-park-friday-picnics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/bryant-park-friday-picnics Date: August 4, 2017

Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, lawn games, entertainment, and food vendors from the Hester Street Fair, with wine and beer also for purchase from ARK Restaurants. Each week, Bryant Park Presents will bring to the picnic a theater, music, or dance production.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 5:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 Tue, 02 May 2017 15:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Presents: IN/TER\SECT]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/bryant-park-presents-intersect http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/bryant-park-presents-intersect Date: August 4, 2017

IN/TER\SECT is a two-day festival of world-class jazz and classical music, featuring new works from incredible composers.

Schedule
Friday, August 4, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 5, 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.m

Part of Bryant Park Presents's Friday Picncis, featuring over 100 blankets free to borrow, food vendors from the Hester Street Fair, and beer and wine also available for purchase.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Fort Totten, Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/family-camping-fort-totten-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/family-camping-fort-totten-queens Date: August 4, 2017

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. We'll bring tents!

Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your family into the lottery, please visit our Program Registration page. Registration pens on July 26.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Fort Totten Park

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.79240036010742000, -73.77700042724610000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: #TotallyPublicKaraoke]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/summer-on-the-hudson-totallypublickaraoke http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/summer-on-the-hudson-totallypublickaraoke Date: August 4, 2017

Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. All ages!

It's a popular event, so please note that song sign up closes between 830pm and 9pm (based on the number of sign ups already taken).

One song/time on stage per person. We will alternate young singers with adults in the line up.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c0596873a4d.JPG Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/hudson-warehouse-presents-henry-v1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/hudson-warehouse-presents-henry-v1 Date: August 4, 2017

Hudson Warehouse presents the Classics, on Thursdays through Sundays at 6:30 p.m.

Henry V
By Wm. Shakespeare
Directed by Nicholas Martin-Smith

The horrors of war throughout time have changed little and that is made even more apparent in this immediate and visceral production of
Henry V. Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his subsequent military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.

For more information, see hudsonwarehouse.net.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59541567aa297.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:30:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Body Combat with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/body-combat-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/body-combat-with-dodge-ymca Date: August 4, 2017

Strike, punch, kick, and kata your way through calories to superior martial arts-inspired cardio fitness.

Your instructor will lead you through a workout which combines upper and lower body moves using power training, muay thai, and karate.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Hip Hop Dance Aerobics with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/hip-hop-dance-aerobics-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/hip-hop-dance-aerobics-with-dodge-ymca Date: August 4, 2017

This Dodge YMCA class gets your heart pumping with hip-hop music and hot step-by-step dance moves.

This class teaches step by step movements with fun choreography, so you can get your feet moving and your heart pumping.

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69720421843000000, -73.99818968772900000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night Across from Golden Pond: Space Jam]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/movie-night-across-from-golden-pond-space-jam http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/movie-night-across-from-golden-pond-space-jam Date: August 4, 2017

Enjoy a free movie night under the stars at Crocheron Park in Queens! The film will start 15 minutes after sunset. We will have activities for kids, starting at 7:30 p.m.

Space Jam
Michael Jordan tries to save Bugs Bunny from aliens plotting to kidnap him. Voices: Billy West, Danny DeVito, Kath Soucie. Directed by Joe Pytka.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 7:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.77134323120117000, -73.76530456542969000 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival: Creed with live score by Wordless Music Orchestra + Frank Haye & the Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/creed-with-live-score-by-wordless-music-orchestra-frank-haye-the-brooklyn-interdenominational-choir http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/creed-with-live-score-by-wordless-music-orchestra-frank-haye-the-brooklyn-interdenominational-choir Date: August 4, 2017

The film Creed, with live score by Wordless Music Orchestra and Frank Haye & the Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir will perform at the Bandshell as part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, presented in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance. For the latest information, including weather updates, set times, seating configurations, and FAQs, please visit the BRIC website.

Brooklyn collective Wordless Music Orchestra, conducted onstage by the score's composer, Ludwig Goransson, provides the live score for Creed, a story of underdogs and redemption.

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park Bandshell (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 7:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.66336442715600000, -73.97654700279300000 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: La La Land]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/movies-under-the-stars-la-la-land http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/movies-under-the-stars-la-la-land Date: August 4, 2017

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

Winner of six Oscars, this romantic musical imagines two L.A. dreamers, a struggling musician and a hopeful actress. While waiting for their big break, they discover each other and fall in love. Their careers grow, challenging their commitment to each other. This film stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: McCarren Park

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B058 McCarren Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.72150039672851600, -73.95269775390625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597bc22c39633.jpg Sun, 30 Jul 2017 13:45:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Pitch Perfect 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/movies-under-the-stars-pitch-perfect-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/movies-under-the-stars-pitch-perfect-2 Date: August 4, 2017

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

In this second installment of this hilarious franchise, the Barden Bellas (Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson) botch a performance for the president, causing to a scandal that strips them of their performing duties. Internal tension and strife threaten to tear them apart. But, the world championships on the horizon and the women must get their act together for their one and only shot at redemption.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Maria Hernandez Park

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B016 Maria Hernandez Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.70360183715820000, -73.92340087890625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597bc37d9454d.jpg Sun, 30 Jul 2017 13:45:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Fame]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/arts-culture-fun-fame http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/arts-culture-fun-fame Date: August 4, 2017

Fame (2009)

At New York's High School of Performing Arts, students from all walks of life get the chance to hone their skills as singers, actors, dancers and more. Over four years, these young men and women will see if they truly have the dedication and talent to achieve success, while still juggling regular schoolwork, feelings of self-doubt and budding romances. (PG)

You can bring your chairs to enjoy the movies!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59089184ddbbf.jpg Wed, 17 May 2017 15:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Big Night (1996)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/movies-under-the-stars-big-night-1996 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/movies-under-the-stars-big-night-1996 Date: August 4, 2017

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

Two Italian brothers struggle to keep a failing restaurant from closing. Rated R (Not suitable for younger audiences; viewer discretion is advised).

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Vesuvio Playground

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M069 Vesuvio Playground 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.72529983520508000, -74.00260162353516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595fec249f8e8.gif Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[13th Annual Free SummerStarz Movies: Kung Fu Panda 3]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/13th-annual-free-summerstarz-movies http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/13th-annual-free-summerstarz-movies Date: August 4, 2017

Town Square's SummerSTARZ free family movie nights are back on Friday nights at Transmitter Park. Bring a picnic, blanket, friends, and family to Transmitter Park on the gorgeous Greenpoint waterfront. Come early and have an awesome time! Movie starts at sunset, around 8:00 p.m.

Kung Fu Panda 3
Living large and loving life, Po (Jack Black) realizes that he has a lot to learn if he's going to fulfill the next challenge from his beloved instructor (Dustin Hoffman).

Please join us in thanking our sponsors and supporters: BK Expo, Greenpoint Landing, NYS AM Joseph Lentol, NYC CM Stephen Levin, NYC CM Antonio Reynoso and NYC DYCD.

And please stay in touch!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (347) 987-2765

Location: WNYC Transmitter Park

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B385 WNYC Transmitter Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.72977066040000000, -73.96070861816400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59531210a5317.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie: The Graduate]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/outdoor-movie-the-graduate http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/outdoor-movie-the-graduate Date: August 4, 2017

Cinema LIC presents The Graduate!

Bring a blanket, pack a picnic, and come enjoy a free movie night at Long Island City's beautiful waterfront.

The Graduate
Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) has just finished college and, back at his parents' house, he's trying to avoid the one question everyone keeps asking: What does he want to do with his life?

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 2824123

Location: LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.74312210083000000, -73.96025848388700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5936cd786e736.jpg Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Transformers: Age of Extinction]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/movies-under-the-stars-transformers-age-of-extinction http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/movies-under-the-stars-transformers-age-of-extinction Date: August 4, 2017

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

The Autobots team up with a resilient band of humans to face a new foe threatening mankind.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Lenevar Avenue and Ionia Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park)

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.53423434000300000, -74.20774364471400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5978aaa88e618.jpg Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:30:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Boss Baby]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/movies-under-the-stars-boss-baby http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/movies-under-the-stars-boss-baby Date: August 4, 2017

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

A new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator—a wildly imaginative 7-year-old named Tim. The most unusual Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin) arrives at Tim's home in a taxi, wearing a suit and carrying a briefcase. The instant sibling rivalry must soon be put aside when Tim discovers that Boss Baby is actually a spy on a secret mission, and only he can help thwart a dastardly plot that involves an epic battle between puppies and babies.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Concrete Plant Park

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X305 Concrete Plant Park 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.82690048217773400, -73.88480377197266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597a55c79d905.jpg Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:15:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/coney-island-friday-night-fireworks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/04/coney-island-friday-night-fireworks Date: August 4, 2017

Watch the fireworks illuminate the sky at Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk from June 23, 2017 to September 1, 2017.

The fireworks show starts at 9:30 p.m.

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

Start time: 9:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 372-2592

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

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2017-08-04 2017-08-04 9:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.57329940795900000, -73.97799682617200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593b19357d31e.jpg Fri, 09 Jun 2017 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/the-fence Date: August 5, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Streets 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/city-summer-streets-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/city-summer-streets-2017 Date: August 5, 2017

On Saturday August 5, 12, and 19 nearly seven miles of New York City's streets will be opened up for everyone to play, run, walk and bike. Summer Streets provides space for healthy recreation and encourages New Yorkers to use more sustainable forms of transportation.

Summer Streets extends from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, along Park Avenue and connecting streets, with easy access from all points in New York City, allowing participants to plan a trip as long or short as they wish. All activities at Summer Streets are free of charge, and designed for people of all ages and ability levels to share the streets respectfully. You can water slide, soar through the air on a zip line, dance, get fit, immerse yourself in a public art and architecture tours or just stroll along and experience the city's streets in a new way—all for free.

Please visit nyc.gov/summerstreets to find out more and check out all of the three activities.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Foley Square & Paine Park (in Thomas Paine Park)

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M030 Thomas Paine Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 7:00 am 1:00 pm 40.71480178833008000, -74.00279998779297000 Thu, 03 Aug 2017 14:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: August 5, 2017

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[POSTPONED: It's My Park at Allison Pond Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/its-my-park-at-allison-pond-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/its-my-park-at-allison-pond-park Date: August 5, 2017

Please note: this event has been postponed until September 2, 2017.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Allison Pond Park as they beautify the park. We look forward to cleaning up our neighborhood park with you!

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 248-4838

Location: Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park)

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R052 Allison Pond Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 8:00 am 1:00 pm 40.63831534864300000, -74.10274819544500000 Thu, 03 Aug 2017 14:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Socrates Farmers Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/socrates-farmers-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/socrates-farmers-market Date: August 5, 2017

This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm. Shoppers can also enjoy fresh-brewed coffee from vendor Henley Coffee and buy organic condiments from Hellgate Farm.

Cash transactions preferred
WIC & FMNP Checks accepted at individual farm stands

PLUS: Bring your compost to the park to be collected by The NYC Compost Project with BIG Reuse – Seven days a week drop-off in the green bin next to the bathroom facilities.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 8:00 am 4:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947f17e651b7.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga on the Beach: Beginner Hatha Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/yoga-on-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/yoga-on-the-beach Date: August 5, 2017

Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine's Dance School at this beginner Hatha Yoga Class.

Bring a mat, large towel, or blanket.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.58000183105469000, -73.82879638671875000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f9299c8de8e.jpg Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:44:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Van Cortlandt Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/van-cortlandt-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/van-cortlandt-track-club Date: August 5, 2017

Run through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.88800048828125000, -73.89679718017578000 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: August 5, 2017

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.

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.

Exercising with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestow health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors 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. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835d712e52a1.JPG Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:45:10 EST
<![CDATA[The Bronx Meets East Africa]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/the-bronx-meets-east-africa http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/the-bronx-meets-east-africa Date: August 5, 2017

The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community. The artwork featured will focus on the following themes: The drive to feed one’s family, to provide a decent shelter for self and loved ones, to belong, and to leave a legacy.

The event intends to showcase the similarities and differences of Ugandans’ daily life compared to that of an American displaced in the Bronx. Of the 3.2 million foreign born residing in NYC, the Bronx is home to the largest concentration of African born immigrants compared to other boroughs.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597ccda792388.jpg Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Northerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park Date: August 5, 2017

This It’s My Park season, please join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify the park. We look forward to cleaning up Northerleigh Park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 816-3235

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

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R078 Northerleigh Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.62205155290000000, -74.13385927680000000 Mon, 31 Jul 2017 16:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Hattie Carthan Community Saturday Farmers Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/hattie-carthan-community-saturday-farmers-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/hattie-carthan-community-saturday-farmers-market Date: August 5, 2017

The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers Market is opening for its ninth season of healthy food, activities, education and food justice programming. The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers Market has engaged hundreds of local youths, distributed over 10 tons of fresh food ,recycled 24 tons of organic waste via its market compost dropoff operation, hosted 240 community market sessions, delivered 550 cooking demonstrations, 16 bread baking workshops and more in its eight seasons of operation.

2017 brings several new initiatives to the Market. This season, our newly formed food justice collective will introduce food justice activities around the newly constructed food justice mural. The market continues to grow its youth program in order to employ, educate, and empower local teenagers through the Hattie Carthan Urban Agriculture Youth Corps. Through strategic partnerships with local partners, the markets have introduced bus stop and subway advertisements, author readings in our children's garden, and weekly deliveries to Head Start and hospital outpatient centers. Our Healthy Gains through Baking with Whole Grains takes place in the cooking island area in September. The markets will continue to offer individuals and institutions an opportunity to receive local vegetables, local eggs and herbs by subscribing to our alternative distribution programs: The Mixed Basket Weekly and Institutional Basket Program.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 399-1761

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

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B400 Hattie Carthan Community Garden 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.68980026245100000, -73.94850158691400000 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:59:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn-to-Row 1]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/learntorow-1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/learntorow-1 Date: August 5, 2017

Unlike most other sports, rowing can be learned at any age and fitness level! Taking an introductory class with Row New York is a great way to get fit, have fun, and enjoy the beauty of the river against the backdrop of the city. It’s a truly unique experience! Learn to Row classes take place in the spring, summer, and fall at the Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse on the Harlem River in Northern Manhattan.

Learn-to-Row 1: Intensive Learn-to-Row session, $130. All classes take place on Saturdays from 9:00am-1:00pm.

On this one-day program, you can:

  • Learn basics of sweep rowing.
  • Develop working knowledge of the sport including vocabulary and equipment.
  • Learn proper rowing technique on land and on the water.
  • Advance to water on a stable rowing barge to develop on-water technique.

This session prepares participants for our Level 2 course, in which advanced rowing skills are acquired on the water. Questions about Learn-to-Row? Visit Row New York's Q&A page.

Ready to register or learn more? Visit Row New York's Learn-to-Row page.

Questions about our 2017 Learn-To-Row 1 classes? Contact our Adult Program Coordinator & Competitive Masters Head Coach, Claudia Loeber, at cloeber@rownewyork.org for more information.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433.3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-08-05 2017-08-05 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c03b3a57e6b.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/parent-and-me-yoga Date: August 5, 2017

Please note: To prevent any slips or falls, this morning's 8/5 Parent and Me Yoga is CANCELED due to the overnight rain.

Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor. All children are welcome with a parent or caregiver.

Please arrive early, and bring a towel or yoga mat.

Please note: The ground is sloped and there are uneven spots. Rain or wet ground cancels.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5727c6e903b5c.jpg Sat, 05 Aug 2017 08:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park Date: August 5, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park)

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B018 Canarsie Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.62897491455078000, -73.89597320556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa366dd267.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-park Date: August 5, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86990581800800000, -73.92093217372900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa38c0d02e.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park Date: August 5, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.81381420348400000, -73.91180372238200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa3f846bdb.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Soundview Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/nyrr-open-run-soundview-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/nyrr-open-run-soundview-park Date: August 5, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park)

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X118 Soundview Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.82009887695300000, -73.87239837646500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940551462ae4.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park Date: August 5, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2017-08-05 2017-08-05 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa3317c06c.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/05/kayaking Date: August 5, 2017

Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present.

photo by Etienne Frossard, courtesy of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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