NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sat, 10 Dec 2016 05:14:36 GMT <![CDATA[Ranger's Choice: Archery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/rangers-choice-archery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/rangers-choice-archery Date: September 10, 2016

NYC Park's bright and talented Urban Park Rangers are what make our Weekend Adventure programs so amazing.

This program is a beginner's introduction to the sport of archery. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Participants are chosen via lottery. To register for the lottery, please visit the Urban Park Rangers' Event Registration page from August 24 to August 31.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.60267767781100000, -74.15647268295300000 Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:00:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Adaptive Flag Football]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/adaptive-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/adaptive-flag-football Date: September 10, 2016

NYC Parks is committed to serving athletes of all abilities.The Citywide Flag Football League takes place across the city in the fall. The league
welcomes girls and boys of all ages to take part in instructional drills, strategy, and game play. All equipment will be provided.

How to Join
Registration is available on-site on a first-come, first-served basis. Teams will be formed on the first day of the league. If you sign up after the first day, you will be added to an existing team.

For more information about Adaptive Flag Football and other adaptive programs, call Chris Noel at (646) 632-7344 or Rodolfo Guevara at (212) 360-3319.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Victory Field (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70196512533900000, -73.85458660309100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4de0d954fa.jpg Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:00:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Green-Up Harvest Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/bronx-green-up-harvest-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/bronx-green-up-harvest-festival Date: September 10, 2016

Bronx Green-Up, International Rescue Committee, and GreenThumb of NYC Parks will celebrate the efforts of community gardeners citywide with an annual Harvest Festival.

Join us at the New Roots Community Farm for food, music, activities for kids, and the Harvest Contest, featuring prizes for best vegetables and fruits, floral arrangements, garden photos, and pies! Contest entries must be submitted by 2:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact Bronx Green-Up at (718) 817-8026 or email bronxgreenup@nybg.org.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New Roots Community Garden

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2016-09-10 2016-09-10 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.82122039794922000, -73.92516326904297000 Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/family-day Date: September 10, 2016

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Lancman for a day of games, inflatables,a photo booth, cotton candy, popcorn, ices, and more!

All ages are welcome!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Rufus King Park

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70389938354492000, -73.80339813232422000 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/arts-culture-fun-the-public-theater-presents-hamlet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/arts-culture-fun-the-public-theater-presents-hamlet Date: September 10, 2016

This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City. Olivier Award winner Chukwudi Iwuji (The Histories, King Lear at The Public) plays the anguished prince of Denmark who is confronted at every turn with a poisonous power structure that's robbed him of his father, and forever darkened his understanding of the world. Inspired by The Mobile Unit’s unique approach to engaging diverse communities with the arts, Patricia McGregor (Hurt Village, brownsville song (b-side for tray) at Lincoln Center) directs this bold take on Shakespeare's immortal tale about family, deceit and the explosive consequences of unchecked corruption.

Space is limited. Please RSVP by email to Sarah.Bishow@parks.nyc.gov to reserve your seat.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5798fefab5170.jpg Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[The Wildlife of Baisley Pond]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/the-wildlife-of-baisley-pond http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/the-wildlife-of-baisley-pond Date: September 10, 2016

King Manor Museum is pleased to host an exhibit of photographs by local artist Marvenia Knight. The exhibit explores the abundance of wildlife at Baisley Pond in Jamaica, Queens.

Ms. Knight was born in Sunbury, North Carolina, a small rural town surrounded by nature, which inspired her dedication to capturing natural aesthetics and calm in her work. She studied graphic design and photography at Parson New School and Empire State College both in New York City, New York.

Stop by to meet the artist and view her work here.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c05cea9324d.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Cooking Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/kids-cooking-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/kids-cooking-workshop Date: September 10, 2016

Cook up a healthy, seasonal dish with vegetables from our local farmers market and fresh herbs from the 6&B herb garden. We'll taste-test, and everyone will take a recipe card home!

This workshop is suitable for ages 5 and up.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden

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2016-09-10 2016-09-10 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.72430038452100000, -73.98210144043000000 Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/ed-center-open-hours Date: September 10, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

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

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Magic with Ethan Show at Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/making-magic-with-ethan-show-at-forest-park-carousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/making-magic-with-ethan-show-at-forest-park-carousel Date: September 10, 2016

Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd. Together, both Ethan and the audience create an amazing show. Guests of all ages should come out and be surprised!

About Forest Park Carousel
Forest Park Carousel is located in Forest Park, Woodhaven, Queens. This gem was hand-carved in 1903 by Master Daniel Muller, and is (since 2013) a NYC Landmark.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579671df4de06.png Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Howard Garden Celebrates 30 Years]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/howard-garden-celebrates-30-years http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/howard-garden-celebrates-30-years Date: September 10, 2016

Come and celebrate 30 years of growing at the Howard Garden in Brooklyn. There will be music, art, poetry, and sculpture.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Howard Garden

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2016-09-10 2016-09-10 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.66360092163100000, -73.91929626464800000 Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/le-petit-zen-artstill-life http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/le-petit-zen-artstill-life Date: September 10, 2016

Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Soccer Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/adult-learn-to-play-soccer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/adult-learn-to-play-soccer Date: September 10, 2016

Adults ages 18 and older are invited to learn, play, and compete in Aerobics Soccer.

Tired of conventional exercise or gym workouts? We have an exciting, fun, innovative and creative way for you to work out and exercise... we call it "Soccer Aerobics!" This fun new workout focuses on cardiovascular and strength exercises; coordination, speed and agility, all while you learn and develop the skill to play and compete in the sport.

Please note: A recreation center membership is required to participate in this program. Registration is required. To register, please email Victor.Campbell@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 402-5155.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:00:09 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/paper-arts-crafts Date: September 10, 2016

Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.

Kids will make paper cup penguins. December, make an adorable caterpillar from paper.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:30:05 EST
<![CDATA[Talking about History: A History of American Pie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/talking-about-history-a-history-of-american-pie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/talking-about-history-a-history-of-american-pie Date: September 10, 2016

Self-proclaimed “historic gastronomist” and writer Sarah Lohman will discuss the contemporary histories of pumpkin and apple pie, as well as a general history of how pie came to be.

Ms. Lohman is the creator of the blog FourPoundsFlour.com and author of her forthcoming book Eight Flavors, which explores popular ingredients in American cooking.

For more information about this talk, please email programs@kingmanor.org or call (718) 206-0545 x 13.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b728128c217.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 13:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[7th Annual Fort Greene Park Jazz Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/7th-annual-fort-greene-park-jazz-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/7th-annual-fort-greene-park-jazz-festival Date: September 10, 2016

Come and have fun at the 7th Annual Fort Greene Park Jazz Festival. Bring the family and listen to free music performed by Eric Frazier and the Jazz Masters!

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 925-2564

Location: Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.69219970703125000, -73.97480010986328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57bcb760b9161.jpeg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 13:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/instructional-flag-football-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/instructional-flag-football-manhattan Date: September 10, 2016

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 234-9603

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

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M164 Asser Levy Playground 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.73609924316406000, -73.97570037841797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4bf91be5.jpg Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Magic with Ethan Show at Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/making-magic-with-ethan-show-at-forest-park-carousel1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/making-magic-with-ethan-show-at-forest-park-carousel1 Date: September 10, 2016

Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd. Together, both Ethan and the audience create an amazing show. Guests of all ages should come out and be surprised!

About Forest Park Carousel
Forest Park Carousel is located in Forest Park, Woodhaven, Queens. This gem was hand-carved in 1903 by Master Daniel Muller, and is (since 2013) a NYC Landmark.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579671df4de06.png Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Bargemusic Family Concert]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/bargemusic-family-concert http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/bargemusic-family-concert Date: September 10, 2016

Visit Bargemusic for their free Neighborhood Family Concerts.

Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert. This one-hour performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.

Doors open 15 minutes before the performance; no reserved seating is available. Visit bargemusic.org for more!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57605f18d1ebb.jpg Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping Bronx]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/family-camping-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/family-camping-bronx Date: September 10, 2016

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family.

Space is limited and familes are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery, visit our Urban Park Rangers' Registration page on August 24 through August 31.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Park

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.85860061645508000, -73.80269622802734000 Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/bryant-park-shakespeare-measure-for-measure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/bryant-park-shakespeare-measure-for-measure Date: September 10, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-batman-v-superman-dawn-of-justice http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-batman-v-superman-dawn-of-justice Date: September 10, 2016

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

Batman (Ben Affleck) and Superman (Henry Cavill) clash over differing philosophies about what kind of heroism is needed to protect the world, while the public they're defending is becoming increasingly mindful of the damage that superheroes and masked vigilantes cause. However, the duo are soon forced to confront an even greater threat created by nefarious billionaire Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg). Directed by Zack Snyder, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice also co-stars Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Jeremy Irons as Alfred the butler, and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. Author: Jack Rodgers

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

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Q448 Roy Wilkins Recreation Center 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.68807220458984400, -73.77011108398438000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c0401b53321.jpg Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:00:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Tommorowland]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-tommorowland http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-tommorowland Date: September 10, 2016

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

When a scientifically minded teenager (Britt Robertson) discovers a technologically advanced trinket that provides an astounding glimpse of the future, she enlists the help of a reclusive inventor (George Clooney) to make "Tomorrowland" a reality today. Author: Violet LeVoit

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Bloomingdale Playground

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M238 Bloomingdale Playground 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.79930114746094000, -73.96600341796875000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c9a7e7139cd.jpg Fri, 02 Sep 2016 16:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[In Illo Tempore III Performance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/in-illo-tempore-iii-performance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/in-illo-tempore-iii-performance Date: September 10, 2016

This is a performance of bodies suspended in time, revealing the echoes of memory, alienation, and exile. The performers parade through relentless streams of invisible stimuli in a voyage between presence and absence. The piece addresses the innumerable stories of the exiled, the ones that are visible and the ones that take place in a vacuum.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Heckscher Community Garden

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2016-09-10 2016-09-10 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.70869827270508000, -73.94429779052734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c87107e78d5.JPG Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Pokemon: The First Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-pokemon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-pokemon Date: September 10, 2016

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

Based on the hit anime series and game, this animated feature follows Ash Ketchum and his friends as they encounter Mewtwo, and attempt to genetically clone the most powerful pokemon. Holding both a dark past and incredible power, Mewtwo reveals his intentions for the people of Earth.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 7:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c884ab37683.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Shaun the Sheep]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-shaun-the-sheep http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-shaun-the-sheep Date: September 10, 2016

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

In this charming stop motion animated adventure, the cleaver Shaun the Sheep finds himself in the midst of mischief when his amnesiac farmer finds himself in the big city. Along with his flock, Shaun must make find a way to rescue farmer and out safely with causing too much trouble.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 7:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Dr. Green Playground

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B228 Dr. Green Playground 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.66722644460000000, -73.90677218350000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c883aaa3c27.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: School of Rock]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-school-of-rock http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-school-of-rock Date: September 10, 2016

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

Overly enthusiastic guitarist Dewey Finn gets thrown out of his bar band and finds himself in desperate need of work. Posing as a substitute music teacher at an elite private elementary school, he exposes his students to the hard rock gods he idolizes and emulates—much to the consternation of the uptight principal. As he gets his privileged and precocious charges in touch with their inner rock 'n' roll animals, he imagines redemption at a local Battle of the Bands.

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.84830093383800000, -73.82260131835900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d1cdb82b026.jpg Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Men In Black III]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-men-in-black-iii http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-men-in-black-iii Date: September 10, 2016

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

The MIB duo of Agent Jay and Agent Kay are back in action. When the world is threatened by an evil alien, Agent Jay travels back in time to 1969, where he teams up with the younger Agent Kay to stop an evil villain named Boris from destroying the world in the future. Emma Thompson will play take-charge MIB operative Agent Oh, who is monitoring a prison breakout.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.60267767781100000, -74.15647268295300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57befd021050f.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Bike New York: Youth Bike Basics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/bike-new-york-youth-bike-basics1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/bike-new-york-youth-bike-basics1 Date: September 10, 2016

Street Skills Rides are free weekend programs for adults and mature teens who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets. After you’ve taken our Street Skills Class, you can use your newfound knowledge to tackle our bike-handling skill drills, and then top it off with a small group ride of 5 to 8 miles with similarly-skilled cyclists and League-certified Cycling Instructors. This is a required class in our Earn A Bike program.

Start time: 11:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 870-2080

Location: Boxcar Playground (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 11:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.83700180053711000, -73.89270019531250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b47fb623bce.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/nyrr-open-run-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/nyrr-open-run-marine-park Date: September 11, 2016

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: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.60794394557300000, -73.93746501207400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57754449cf792.png Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:27 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/nyrr-open-run-cunningham-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/nyrr-open-run-cunningham-park Date: September 11, 2016

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: Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.72980117797851600, -73.77359771728516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a16c3d755f.jpg Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:29 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park Date: September 11, 2016

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: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50255203247070000, -74.25181579589844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a161aa29c2.jpg Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:00:30 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/nyrr-open-run-crotona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/nyrr-open-run-crotona-park Date: September 11, 2016

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: East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.84100554638500000, -73.89473199844400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/577546f0a23e2.png Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at McCarren Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-mccarren-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-mccarren-park Date: September 11, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to do general cleanup at McCarren Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McCarren Park Track Bayard Street and Union Avenue Entrance (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.71909209612800000, -73.95207405090300000 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Birding]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/fall-birding http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/fall-birding Date: September 11, 2016

Wave Hill’s garden setting overlooking the Hudson River provides the perfect habitat for resident and migrating birds. Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of bird species and their behaviors on these captivating walks.

Birders of all levels welcome. Ages 10 and older are welcome with an adult. Severe weather cancels.

This event is free with admission to the grounds. NYC Audubon members enjoy two-for-one admission to the grounds.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b60daf5dcd7.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Bike New York: Bicycling Basics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/bike-new-york-bicycling-basics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/bike-new-york-bicycling-basics Date: September 11, 2016

This is a three-hour, on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills. You’ll learn how to adjust your helmet for a safe, comfortable fit, choose an appropriately sized bike, adjust the seat, perform a simple mechanical inspection to ensure the bike is road-ready, start & stop with confidence, shift gears, scan & signal, and navigate around common road hazards. Bicycling Basics is a required class in our Earn-A-Bike program.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 870-2080

Location: Between the Baseball Field and Soccer Field (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.87390160633700000, -73.92987370491000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b47e380bf50.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Go Outdoors with Van Gogh]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/family-art-project-go-outdoors-with-van-gogh http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/family-art-project-go-outdoors-with-van-gogh Date: September 11, 2016

Vincent Van Gogh is famous for saying that “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” Follow his adventurous and passionate spirit outdoors to sketch and observe Wave Hill’s beauty.

Relish the last days of summer in this annual outdoor painting project, using watercolor paint and pencils to translate what you see into meaningful symbols and marks of light.

This event is free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b60e04834e9.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/yoga1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/yoga1 Date: September 11, 2016

Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body, and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps.

Classes are led in partnership with Yoga for Bliss. All levels welcome; participants should bring their own mats. Please arrive on time; late-comers will not be admitted once the class begins.

Sessions take place outdoors, weather permitting, with an indoor location in case of rain or humidity.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone:

Location: Ecology Building (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 10:00 am 11:15 am 40.89788818359375000, -73.91107940673828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b60e5855570.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Heritage Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-heritage-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-heritage-park Date: September 11, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Staten Island Community Partnership Program to clean and beautify Heritage Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 746-9391

Location: Parking Lot (in Heritage Park)

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R160 Heritage Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.64097296559100000, -74.12143898308200000 Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:00:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Field Trip]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/ocean-breeze-field-trip http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/ocean-breeze-field-trip Date: September 11, 2016

Join us for a picnic at Bloomingdale Park!

Transportation will be provided but space is limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-7923

Location: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Club for Families]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/discovery-club-for-families http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/discovery-club-for-families Date: September 11, 2016

This fall, get up close and personal with plants, bugs, and more in the Hallett Nature Sanctuary! Discovery Club families will enjoy exclusive access to Central Park's most secluded woodland—a unique living laboratory!

Adults and children alike will take part in an immersive woodland adventure, exploring how people, plants, and wildlife thrive in an urban park. "Insider's view" activities related to park design, horticulture, and gardening culminate with an opportunity to get your hands dirty with a Park improvement project. This five-part series is perfect for families with children in grades 1-4.

Each participating child receives a Discovery Kit (a kid-friendly backpack that contains binoculars, a magnifying glass, field guides, and other discovery tools), along with a Field Notebook, and a Discovery Journal.

Space is limited. Advance registration is required.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76570129394531000, -73.97609710693360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4b4eeb09b1.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/yoga Date: September 11, 2016

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

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Birding]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/birding http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/birding Date: September 11, 2016

Come join the Urban Park Rangers on a birding walk through Fort Greene Park!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.69219970703125000, -73.97480010986328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a380db10891.jpg Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-puss-in-boots http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-puss-in-boots Date: September 11, 2016

City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City.

The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic Puss in Boots tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof over his head, the clothes on his back, and his ever faithful pet cat. One day when lamenting his poor lifestyle, Fergus is astounded when his cat stands up, begins talking and introduces himself as Puss. Puss reveals to Fergus that he is very intelligent and well traveled, and even has an idea to help Fergus improve his situation. With that in mind, Puss dons a snazzy pair of boots and sets off on an exciting magical journey. Despite his reputation as a sly trickster, Puss soon proves himself a caring friend to all, willing to help at any cost!

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Inwood Hill Park

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.87300109863281000, -73.92539978027344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c89d6c7aad3.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks: Guided Park Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/waterfront-walks-guided-park-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/waterfront-walks-guided-park-tours Date: September 11, 2016

Join our docents on a tour to learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge Park's sustainable design, and how the park came to life!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a49a2b3c157.jpg Mon, 08 Aug 2016 12:00:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Forts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/central-park-tour-northern-forts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/central-park-tour-northern-forts Date: September 11, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/578ff47d64a6c.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Bike Path Cruise Ride]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/bike-path-cruise-ride http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/bike-path-cruise-ride Date: September 11, 2016

Bike Path Cruise Rides are a partnership between Bike New York and Five Boro Bicycle Club (5BBC) to give novice adult cyclists more opportunities to sharpen their skills. Join experienced 5BBC ride leaders for short, easy, mostly flat group rides. You can bring your own bike, or borrow one of Bike New York’s. Meet other novice cyclists, explore new scenic areas of New York City. All rides start and finish at one of Bike New York’s Community Education Centers. This is a required class in our Earn-A-Bike program.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.88610076904297000, -73.89749908447266000 Fri, 02 Sep 2016 11:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Brower Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-brower-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-brower-park Date: September 11, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers may assist with caring for tree beds and garden beds, or general park cleanup. We look forward to caring for the park with you.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Park House (in Brower Park)

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B012 Brower Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.67380142211900000, -73.94390106201200000 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at New Dorp Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach Date: September 11, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to celebrate the National Day of Service at New Dorp Beach Park. Volunteers will help clean the park of garbage and debris. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (904) 415-3849

Location: Parking lot (in Great Kills Park)

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R016 Great Kills Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.56221980309400000, -74.09961903095200000 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Thomas Jefferson Park to Randall's Island Hike (Moderate)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/thomas-jefferson-park-to-randalls-island-hike-moderate http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/thomas-jefferson-park-to-randalls-island-hike-moderate Date: September 11, 2016

Enjoy the urban wildlife and landscaping of Thomas Jefferson Park, then journey along the greenway to Randall’s Island to explore the salt marshes and waterside views of the city.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park)

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M047 Thomas Jefferson Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79349899291992000, -73.93669891357422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a381773916c.JPG Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bike New York: Learn to Ride Adults Package]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/bike-new-york-learn-to-ride-adults-package http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/bike-new-york-learn-to-ride-adults-package Date: September 11, 2016

Our free package of a Learn to Ride – Adults class and a Bike Practice Session are designed to get you riding with confidence and competence after just two classes, two hours each, a week apart.

In order to really take advantage of our Learn to Ride class, participants should practice their new skills soon after. Since that may prove difficult for someone who doesn’t have a bike or a safe place to practice, we have packaged together our proven Learn to Ride – Adults class with our new Bike Practice Session, scheduled one week apart at some of our Bike Ed Centers.

Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit. Most people learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they’ll leave equipped with an easy, low-stress way to teach themselves—or, they can join us for another free class!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 870-2080

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.75159835815430000, -73.83719635009766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576aca109b160.jpg Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:00:39 EDT
<![CDATA[World's Fair History Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/worlds-fair-history-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/worlds-fair-history-tour Date: September 11, 2016

Meet us at the Unisphere on the second Sunday of each month for a free one-hour walking tour of World's Fair icons.

Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, the Queens Zoo aviary, the carousel, and more.

Tours are led by Flushing Meadows Corona Park's volunteer docents.

First-come, first-served.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6437

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.74638748168945000, -73.84501647949219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57081ebe8f276.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/plein-air-paintings-of-the-bartowpell-gardens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/plein-air-paintings-of-the-bartowpell-gardens Date: September 11, 2016

In celebration of the centennial of the formal garden, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum invited artists to paint the gardens en plein air on June 9, in conjunction with the annual summer luncheon on the theme of French classical gardens.

Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.

These paintings will be on view at Bartow-Pell from July 1 through September 23.

Featured artists: Michele Basora, Mary Colby, Sofya Dudnik, Elise Fechtmann, C'naan Hamburger, Thomas Legaspi, Sarah Olson, Julie Ortiz, Kim Power, Linda Sacewicz, Greg Thielker, Melanie Vote, and Alice Elisabeth Waite.

There will be an opening reception on July 1, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., with live music from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Image: Mary Colby, The Artist in the Garden, 2016, oil on wood panel, oil sketch, 12 x 14 in. Image courtesy of the artist.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.87186431884765600, -73.80553436279297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576ae92989b0d.jpg Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Intensati]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/shape-up-nyc-intensati http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/shape-up-nyc-intensati Date: September 11, 2016

IntenSati combines affirmations with interval training, martial arts, dance, and yoga.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Buddy Monument (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.70140075683594000, -73.84149932861328000 Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Centennial Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/garden-centennial-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/garden-centennial-exhibition Date: September 11, 2016

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture celebrating one hundred years of its formal garden designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1916.

Showcasing fifteen artists whose work draws on the site’s history, architecture, and surrounding natural environment, the exhibition encompasses artworks of steel, wood, fiberglass, ceramic, and recycled plastics, including augmented-reality interventions and kinetic art choreographed by elements of nature.

Featured artists include Markus Holtby, Fitzhugh Karol, Wendy Klemperer, William Logan, Shannon Novak, Sarah Olson, Sui Park, Camilla Quinn, Audrey Shachnow, Aaron Suggs, Naomi Teppich and Martin Springhetti, Gregory Thielker, Beatrice Wolert, and Christopher Yockey.

Image credit: Audrey Shachnow, The Golden Muse, 2016, marine plywood, threaded rods, acrylic paint, brass hardware. Photograph courtesy of Audrey Shachnow, July, 2016.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.87186431884765600, -73.80553436279297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d085219eea8.JPG Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Riverside Park Skate Jam]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/riverside-park-skate-jam http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/riverside-park-skate-jam Date: September 11, 2016

Come to our annual celebration of Riverside Park’s 108th Street Skate Park with competitions, open skate, a raffle, food vendors, and all-day fun.

Bring your board and full gear (helmet, elbow and knee pads for those over 18 and wrist guards for those under 18) to join in, or check your board at the gate and hang out.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.80350112915000000, -73.96980285644500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57055ff9ac6ab.JPG Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[A Walking Tour of Historic 19th-Century NoHo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/a-walking-tour-of-historic-19th-century-noho http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/a-walking-tour-of-historic-19th-century-noho Date: September 11, 2016

Join us for a journey back in time to the elite "Bond Street area", home to Astors, Vanderbilts, Delanos, and the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant’s House.

You’ll walk the footsteps of these wealthy mercantile families whose elegant Federal mansions once lined the tranquil cobblestone streets. Our tour passes by iconic landmarks such as the imposing Colonnade Row, the Public Theater, and The Cooper Union, where Lincoln gave his "right makes might" speech. On the bustling Astor Place, imagine the drama of events that led to the Opera House riot of 1849, among the bloodiest in American history. And visit the site of the scandalous 1857 Bond Street murder of Harvey Burdell, one of the City’s still unsolved crimes.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/sherman-creek-stewards-forest-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/sherman-creek-stewards-forest-crew Date: September 11, 2016

On Sunday afternoons, volunteers go into Highbridge Forest and tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation. We’ll teach you everything you need to know, from native plant and tree identification to the how, why, and what of invasive species removal. Later, you can tell your friends and family how you helped preserve a forest in the middle of Manhattan!

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 291-6436

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

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M037 Highbridge Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.85340118408203000, -73.92669677734375000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditative Woodland Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/meditative-woodland-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/meditative-woodland-walk Date: September 11, 2016

Get grounded, balanced, and connected with nature! Walk/hike with artist, yogi, and nature-lover Sarah Hart of iHart Lens on a monthly meditative journey through the garden’s trails and paths.

Learn to use art, yoga, breathing techniques, and writing activities to awaken the senses and open yourself to a deeper consciousness. Walks take place outdoors; in inclement weather, meditative activities will be brought indoors.

These events are physical as well as mindful. Meditative Woodland Walks continue on October 2 and November 6 this fall.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b60ea87a16f.jpg Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Nature Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/family-nature-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/family-nature-walk Date: September 11, 2016

Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.

Ages six and older are welcome with an adult.

This event is free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b60f138fc3c.jpg Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Wildlife of Baisley Pond]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/the-wildlife-of-baisley-pond http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/the-wildlife-of-baisley-pond Date: September 11, 2016

King Manor Museum is pleased to host an exhibit of photographs by local artist Marvenia Knight. The exhibit explores the abundance of wildlife at Baisley Pond in Jamaica, Queens.

Ms. Knight was born in Sunbury, North Carolina, a small rural town surrounded by nature, which inspired her dedication to capturing natural aesthetics and calm in her work. She studied graphic design and photography at Parson New School and Empire State College both in New York City, New York.

Stop by to meet the artist and view her work here.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c05cea9324d.jpg Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/hattie-carthan-herban-farm-and-apothecary-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/hattie-carthan-herban-farm-and-apothecary-market Date: September 11, 2016

The Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary opens this Sunday and every Sunday through Thanksgiving of this year.

Come see medicinal herbs growing in their habitat, sacred groves, a pyramid garden, a labyrinth garden, and exciting urban agriculture technologies.

There will be free cooking demonstrations and a Pick Upon Demand Farm Stand from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hattie Carthan Herban Farm

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2016-09-11 2016-09-11 1:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.69020080566406000, -73.94360351562500000 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:00:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Freshwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/freshwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/freshwater-fishing Date: September 11, 2016

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: 164th Street and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park)

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Q024 Kissena Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.74940109252900000, -73.80319976806600000 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/ed-center-open-hours Date: September 11, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

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

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Magic with Ethan at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/making-magic-with-ethan-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/making-magic-with-ethan-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park Date: September 11, 2016

Every Sunday during the summer, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd. Together, both Ethan and the audience create an amazing show. Guests of all ages should come out and be surprised!

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5796600c4a26d.png Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Hike and Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/hike-and-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/hike-and-draw Date: September 11, 2016

Relax and de-stress with our new program partner The Art Students League. Focusing in on nature and transferring it to paper can be a calming and meditative process. Bring a bottle of water and a light-weight portable chair to the Nature Center. From there, we venture out to beautiful sites worth feasting your eyes on with artist Pedro Ramirez.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57b36d3ebce18.jpg Fri, 02 Sep 2016 11:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/central-park-tour-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/central-park-tour-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond Date: September 11, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 2:00 pm 3:15 pm 40.76570129394531000, -73.97609710693360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/578ff334eb794.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Magic with Ethan at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/making-magic-with-ethan-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/making-magic-with-ethan-at-fantasy-forest-amusement-park1 Date: September 11, 2016

Every Sunday during the summer, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd. Together, both Ethan and the audience create an amazing show. Guests of all ages should come out and be surprised!

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5796600c4a26d.png Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-astoria-park Date: September 11, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Astoria Park Alliance to clean the shore at Astoria Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 520-5965

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/movies-under-the-stars-batman-v-superman-dawn-of-justice http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/movies-under-the-stars-batman-v-superman-dawn-of-justice Date: September 11, 2016

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

In one of the most anticipated superhero movies of all time, Superman (Henry Cavill) does his best to help those in need. Though many see him as a hero. others view Superman as a threat. Fearing further destruction, vigilante Batman (Ben Affleck) plans to bring Superman down.

Know Before You Go
You should come before 7:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Cooper Park

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B025 Cooper Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.71590042114300000, -73.93730163574200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c8872d96aff.jpg Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park Date: September 12, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

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

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 9:15 am 4:45 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000; 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival Date: September 12, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the Park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden. Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66170120239258000, -73.97080230712890000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:05 EDT
<![CDATA[A.M. Stretch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/am-stretch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/am-stretch Date: September 12, 2016

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 212) 387-7687

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

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M033 Hamilton Fish Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 10:30 am 11:00 am 40.71979904174805000, -73.98179626464844000 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:00:38 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Chief Dennis L. Devlin Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/its-my-park-at-chief-dennis-l-devlin-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/its-my-park-at-chief-dennis-l-devlin-park Date: September 12, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with G.I.V.E. to spruce up Chief Dennis L. Devlin Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 992-2860

Location: Olmstead Avenue and The Cross Bronx Expressway (in Chief Dennis L. Devlin Park)

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X148M Chief Dennis L. Devlin Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.83174183548400000, -73.85430184697700000 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: September 12, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 12, 2016

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

Equipment will be provided.

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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

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

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

About Piano in Bryant Park

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

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

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Under the Spotlight: Feathers and Wings]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/under-the-spotlight-feathers-and-wings http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/under-the-spotlight-feathers-and-wings Date: September 12, 2016

From birds to dragonflies, there are many creatures that take flight in the Greenbelt. Take a closer look at their wings and the features that make flying and gliding possible.

This program is suitable for ages 8 and older. Registration is required. To register, please email naturecenter@sigreenbelt.org or call (718)351-3450.

Funding provided by New York City Council members.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:00:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: September 12, 2016

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

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

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

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

For more information, please review these Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5708015809ab2.JPG Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:00:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Brooklyn (North)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/instructional-flag-football-brooklyn-north http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/instructional-flag-football-brooklyn-north Date: September 12, 2016

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

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.72010040283203000, -73.95130157470703000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4aeb43a8.jpg Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/instructional-flag-football-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/instructional-flag-football-manhattan Date: September 12, 2016

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 234-9603

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

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M164 Asser Levy Playground 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.73609924316406000, -73.97570037841797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4bf91be5.jpg Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[BK Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/bk-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/bk-boot-camp Date: September 12, 2016

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

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

Sponsored by WOODstack.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8928

Location: Paerdegat Park

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B218 Paerdegat Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.63809967041015600, -73.93810272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c47b2a3e49f.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Cage Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/cage-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/cage-yoga Date: September 12, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8928

Location: Linden Park

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B214 Linden Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.65919876098600000, -73.88749694824200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c47cb871216.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Retro Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/retro-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/retro-basketball Date: September 12, 2016

Senior members ages 55 and older are invited to play basketball and compete.

A recreation center membership is required to participate in this program.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[TV Premieres Under the Stars: Blindspot and Timeless]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/tv-premieres-under-the-stars-blindspot-and-this-is-us http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/tv-premieres-under-the-stars-blindspot-and-this-is-us Date: September 12, 2016

The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and NYC Parks announce free outdoor screenings of television shows at select parks in New York City, offering a sneak peek of the shows before they air on television. Blindspot's season 2 premiere and Timeless, NBC’s new series, is to premiere as part of ‘TV under the Stars,’ on Monday, September 12.

Follow "Jane Doe", a beautiful woman who is found naked in Times Square, her memory erased, her body covered in a series of coded tattoos. But as "Jane Doe" and the FBI team who discovered her work to decipher, investigate and solve the complex treasure map of her body, an ever-widening web of conspiracy and corruption is revealed, as is the truth behind Jane Doe's real identity and the identity of the people who sent her to the FBI in the first place. The second season of the series debuts on NBC on Wednesday, September 14 at 10:00 p.m.

Tune in on Monday, October 3, at 10:00 p.m. for NBC's new show: Timeless. From Eric Kripke ("Revolution," "Supernatural"), Shawn Ryan ("The Shield") and the producers of "The Blacklist" comes this thrilling action-adventure series in which a mysterious criminal steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past. Our only hope is an unexpected team: a scientist, a soldier and a history professor who use the machine's prototype to travel back in time to critical events. While they must make every effort not to affect the past themselves, they must also stay one step ahead of this dangerous fugitive. Can this handpicked team uncover the mystery behind it all and end his destruction before it's too late?

Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair; space is available on a first come first served basis. For additional information about the free outdoor screening, please call (212) 408-0289.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0289

Location: De Witt Clinton Park

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M022 De Witt Clinton Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.76819992065430000, -73.99430084228516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d307755a8cc.jpg Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: September 13, 2016

Enjoy free Tai Chi classes in the park.

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: September 13, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Beginner Tai Chi Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/free-beginner-tai-chi-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/free-beginner-tai-chi-classes Date: September 13, 2016

Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. Dress comfortably and join us across the street from the Crotona Park Tennis Courts located at 1700 Crotona Avenue.

If it rains, we'll meet at the Claremont Center at 489 East 169th St (corner of Third Avenue and 169th Street).

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (347) 708-3863

Location: Crotona Tennis House & Courts (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.83990097045898400, -73.89530181884766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57ae3a79badfd.jpg Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation at The High Line]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/meditation Date: September 13, 2016

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

RSVP today!

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

About our partners

Integral Yoga Institute of New York is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the practice and teachings of Integral Yoga, as taught by Sri Swami Satchidananda. These teachings facilitate an easeful body, a peaceful mind, a useful life and, ultimately, the realization of one's true Self. Integral Yoga encourages interfaith harmony by respecting all the world's faiths with the goal to promote peace in the individual and in the world.

The International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres is a non-profit organization named after Swami Sivananda, one of the most influential spiritual teachers of the 20th century and founded by his disciple Swami Vishnudevananda. Their mission is to spread peace, health and joy through yoga.

On the last Tuesday of every month, join our special guest meditation leaders:

  • June 28 – Emily Fletcher, Ziva Meditation
  • July 26 – John McIlwain, Garrison Institute
  • August 30 – Ben Turshen
  • September 27 – Jeff Kober

Support
Public Programs on the High Line are supported by Altman Foundation. These programs are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: 22nd Street Seating Steps (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.74670028686500000, -74.00569915771500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575073560e5ec.jpg Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:00:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Dreams of Color Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/dreams-of-color-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/dreams-of-color-exhibition Date: September 13, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c8682d34e58.JPG Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/fitness-walk Date: September 13, 2016

Meet at Fort Totten Gate for a self-guided walk from the gate to Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately 2 miles).

For adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/tai-chi-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/tai-chi-class Date: September 13, 2016

Take a Tai chi class at Washington Square Park! All ages and abilities are welcome. Dress comfortably.

Class is led by Steven Asherman.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/summer-sports-experience-at-sunset-park Date: September 13, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

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

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B087 Sunset Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 9:15 am 4:45 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000; 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi at The High Line]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/tai-chi Date: September 13, 2016

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

People of all ages and conditions can learn.

RSVP here!

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

About Taoist Tai Chi Society
The Taoist Tai Chi Society is the largest non-profit Tai Chi organization in the world, practicing in 26 countries. Taoist Tai Chi is an exercise for health and relaxation, and can be practiced by people of any age or fitness level. Developed by the Taoist Society's founder, Master Moy Lin Shin, a 108 move "set" is specifically designed to improve health. Stretching, full range of motion, and the continuous turning of the spine distinguish this art at the physical level. Join us and learn the first few moves.

Partners
In partnership with Taoist Tai Chi Society.

Support
Public Programs on the High Line are supported by Altman Foundation. These programs are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: Under the Standard (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.74078269849600000, -74.00861740112300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57507524dd165.jpg Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/bryant-park-yoga Date: September 13, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5717f3d147df0.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Asser Levy Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/summer-sports-experience-at-asser-levy-recreation-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/summer-sports-experience-at-asser-levy-recreation-center Date: September 13, 2016

Summer Sports Experience continues into the early fall! Free, Drop in Sports programming at Asser Levy Recreation Center and Park Tues-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm for youths aged 7-14 years old.

Flag Football will be offered on Tues/Thurs 2:30pm-4:30pm. A variety of sports and programming will be offered at other times.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 447-2020

Location: Manhattan

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2016-09-13 2016-09-13 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.73600006103500000, -73.97630310058600000 Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:00:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: September 13, 2016

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

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together. In keeping with that theme, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled Windows on the City: Looking Out at Gracie’s New York. The installation consists of previously and newly acquired works, all from the original Gracie Mansion period, which have been curated to create a more historically accurate picture of life in New York City during the time of Gracie Mansion’s construction.

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:45:02 EST
<![CDATA[A.M. Stretch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/am-stretch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/am-stretch Date: September 13, 2016

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 212) 387-7687

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

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M033 Hamilton Fish Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 10:30 am 11:00 am 40.71979904174805000, -73.98179626464844000 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:00:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: September 13, 2016

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

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together. In keeping with that theme, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled Windows on the City: Looking Out at Gracie’s New York. The installation consists of previously and newly acquired works, all from the original Gracie Mansion period, which have been curated to create a more historically accurate picture of life in New York City during the time of Gracie Mansion’s construction.

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57323457cdf51.jpg Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:30:02 EST
<![CDATA[Paint It Up: Acrylic Paint]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/paint-it-up-acrylic-paint http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/paint-it-up-acrylic-paint Date: September 13, 2016

Create a vibrant painting using acrylic paints.

This program is for adults with a real interest in creating art.

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 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:04 EDT