NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:55:51 GMT <![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit Date: August 29, 2017

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-08-29 2017-08-29 6:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.80417773640200000, -73.97017335891700000 Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:44:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/yoga-in-the-park Date: August 29, 2017

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-08-29 2017-08-29 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.79418631968900000, -73.91398096084600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b59ca84d70b.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: August 29, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-29 2017-08-29 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa2edbf28e.jpg Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: August 29, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2017-08-29 2017-08-29 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa30d88260.jpg Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Pilates with the Fitness Guru]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru Date: August 29, 2017

These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. before each class.
- Remember to bring a mat if you have one (a limited number of mats are available first come first served - with valid ID).
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each night before participating.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-29 2017-08-29 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70389938354492000, -73.99240112304688000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: August 29, 2017

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2017-08-29 2017-08-29 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59357922a9d5a.jpg Wed, 05 Jul 2017 17:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shrek]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/movies-under-the-stars-shrek http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/movies-under-the-stars-shrek Date: August 29, 2017

Please note: this event has been rescheduled due to impending inclement weather. Please see the Parks website for upcoming events.

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

This a 2001 computer-animated classic tells the story of Shrek (Michael Myers), an ogre who finds his swamp overrun by fairy tale creatures who have been banished by order of the evil Lord Farquaad. In order to get his swamp back, Shrek makes a deal with Farquaad to bring him a queen in exchange for the deed for his swamp. Shrek sets out with a talking Donkey (Eddie Murphy) and they find Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz). While they take Fiona to Farquaad (John Lithgow), Shrek starts to fall in love with the princess and soon discovers a shocking secret about her.

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: Lawn (in Manhattan Beach Park)

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B251 Manhattan Beach Park 2017-08-29 2017-08-29 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.57740990324500000, -73.94557224019400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/599b25e557da6.jpg Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: The Secret Life of Pets]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/movies-under-the-stars-the-secret-life-of-pets http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/movies-under-the-stars-the-secret-life-of-pets Date: August 29, 2017

Please note: this event has been rescheduled due to impending inclement weather. Please see the Parks website for upcoming events.

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In this delightful animated feature, the quiet life of Max (Louis C.K.), a spoiled terrier, is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a an unruly stray whom Max ( Eric Stonestreet) instantly dislikes. During their walk outside, they encounter a group of ferocious alley cats and end up in a truck that's bound for the pound. Luckily, Snowball (Kevin Hart), a rebellious bunny, swoops in to save the doggy duo from captivity. In exchange, Snowball demands that Max and Duke join his gang of abandoned pets on a mission against the humans who've done them wrong.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Herman Dolgon Playground

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B235 Herman Dolgon Playground 2017-08-29 2017-08-29 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.59804349030000000, -73.93999029660000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59123859f2f83.jpg Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night : The Incredibles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/movie-night-the-incredibles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/movie-night-the-incredibles Date: August 29, 2017

A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

Bring your own family of superheros and join NYRP at the Bronx's best family movie night!

Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.

Start time: 7:45 pm

End time: 9:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Bathgate Community Garden

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2017-08-29 2017-08-29 7:45 pm 9:45 pm 40.84474182128906000, -73.89803314208984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f110e715fd.jpg Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: La La Land]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/movies-under-the-stars-la-la-land http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/movies-under-the-stars-la-la-land Date: August 29, 2017

Please note: this event has been rescheduled due to inclement weather. Please see the Parks website for upcoming events.

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

Winner of 6 Academy Awards® including Best Director for writer/director Damien Chazelle, and winner of a record-breaking 7 Golden Globe® Awards, LA LA LAND is more than the most acclaimed movie of the year — it’s a cinematic treasure for the ages that you’ll fall in love with again and again. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star as Mia and Sebastian, an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams — and finding each other — in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams, and love.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-08-29 2017-08-29 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59809bd75ddc4.jpg Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture, & Fun: La La Land (2016)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/arts-culture-fun-la-la-land-2016 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/arts-culture-fun-la-la-land-2016 Date: August 29, 2017

Bring a blanket and picnic for an outdoor screening of La La Land (2016), directed by Damien Chazelle.

Winner of 6 Academy Awards® including Best Director for writer/director Damien Chazelle, and winner of a record-breaking 7 Golden Globe® Awards, LA LA LAND is more than the most acclaimed movie of the year — it’s a cinematic treasure for the ages that you’ll fall in love with again and again. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star as Mia and Sebastian, an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams — and finding each other — in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams, and love.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 390-8023

Location: H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-08-29 2017-08-29 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/598a22cfb7951.jpg Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Big Hero 6 (2014)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/movies-under-the-stars-big-hero-6-2014 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/movies-under-the-stars-big-hero-6-2014 Date: August 29, 2017

Please note: this event has been rescheduled due to inclement weather. Please see the Parks website for upcoming events.

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

A young tech whiz named Hiro must save his city with the help of his inflatable robot Baymax, as well as his friends Go Go Tomago, Wasabi, Honey Lemon and Fred.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Nathan Straus Playground (P.S. 140)

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2017-08-29 2017-08-29 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.71931522568300000, -73.98413822467600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595ff0bad736b.gif Tue, 29 Aug 2017 17:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/movies-under-the-stars-guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/29/movies-under-the-stars-guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol-2 Date: August 29, 2017

Please note: this event has been rescheduled due to inclement weather. Please see the Parks website for upcoming events.

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

Peter Quill and his fellow Guardians are hired by a powerful alien race, the Sovereign, to protect their precious batteries from invaders. When it is discovered that Rocket has stolen the items they were sent to guard, the Sovereign dispatch their armada to search for vengeance. As the Guardians try to escape, the mystery of Peter's parentage is revealed.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2017-08-29 2017-08-29 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.88240051269531000, -73.91840362548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597b8e843c55d.jpg Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/the-fence Date: August 30, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/bryant-park-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/bryant-park-boot-camp Date: August 30, 2017

Join The Rise NYC, a community-driven pop-up fitness group, for a Boot Camp on the Fountain Terrace, on the Sixth Avenue side of the park. Rotations through exercises like crunches, planks, push-ups, burpees, and mountain climbers ensure a mixture of cardio and strength training that will keep you coming back--and seeing results.

No equipment necessary; smiles and high-fives encouraged. Rain or shine.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 6:30 am 7:00 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/sunrise-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/sunrise-tai-chi Date: August 30, 2017

Start your day out right; come enjoy Sunrise Tai Chi classes with certified Tai Chi Instructor Robert Martinez on the beautiful David Rockefeller Linden Terrace.

These classes are suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water.

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

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.86169815063476600, -73.93350219726562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a079bbdd43.jpg Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Exercise with Nancy Bruning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/outdoor-exercise-with-nancy-bruning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/outdoor-exercise-with-nancy-bruning Date: August 30, 2017

Join us for free fitness walks in Mornngside Park led by exercise consultant Nancy Bruning. The sessions will include a variety of exercises that use park features such as stairs, benches, and retaining walls to work every muscle group.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone: (646) 318-8544

Location: 123rd Street Park House (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.80199813842800000, -73.95999908447300000 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Garibaldi Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/free-yoga-at-garibaldi-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/free-yoga-at-garibaldi-plaza Date: August 30, 2017

Get your yoga on in Washington Square Park this summer with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Breathe, move, and stretch with us Wednesday mornings at Garibaldi Plaza. Please bring your own yoga mat.

Free, courtesy of NYC Parks.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593971deb3c70.jpg Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[The Bronx Meets East Africa]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/the-bronx-meets-east-africa http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/the-bronx-meets-east-africa Date: August 30, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597ccda792388.jpg Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Farm and Compost Volunteer Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/farm-and-compost-volunteer-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/farm-and-compost-volunteer-days Date: August 30, 2017

Join the NYC Compost Project and lend a hand at our sustainable farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, but may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-08-30 2017-08-30 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929753eed195.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: August 30, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Mon, 28 Aug 2017 14:45:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/popup-pool-free-swim Date: August 30, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: August 30, 2017

Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Foster creativity, cooperation, and confidence in a safe environment where all kids are perfect just the way they are!

Please bring your own yoga mat.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593973976b9db.png Thu, 03 Aug 2017 18:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 30, 2017

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come out to your backyard, West Harlem neighbors. Play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park! Small groups of up to 6 are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c1bfe137b2e.JPG Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:44:48 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at J. Hood Wright Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-j-hood-wright-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-j-hood-wright-park Date: August 30, 2017

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


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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park)

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.84600067138672000, -73.94100189208984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940128a8d394.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: August 30, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 10:30 am 5:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Story Time]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/garden-story-time http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/garden-story-time Date: August 30, 2017

The East 43rd Street Community Garden, in partnership with the Brooklyn Public Library - Clarendon Branch, is holding a Garden Story Time for kids ages 3 to 6. Join us to hear books read aloud with music and singing.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (516) 982-1801

Location: E. 43rd Street Block Association Community Garden Garden

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2017-08-30 2017-08-30 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.62851500000000000, -73.93439500000000000 Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Public Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/bryant-park-public-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/bryant-park-public-tours Date: August 30, 2017

Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.

Our guides are loaded with expertise on the park's rich history, award-winning design, distinct amenities, and ongoing maintenance efforts.

Registration is required. Click here to register with Eventbrite.

Please arrive at the Fountain by 10:55 a.m. to check-in with the guide. The tour will depart promptly at 11 a.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75398877622800000, -73.98412519693400000 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: August 30, 2017

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

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

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570803bf842f4.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Adults Le Petit Zen Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/adults-le-petit-zen-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/adults-le-petit-zen-art Date: August 30, 2017

Adults will create miniature works of art (4"x6" to 2.5"x3.5") to display at home or give as a gift for a loved one; from delicate miniature paper cuttings to vintage art and painted rocks. The work requires intense concentration, following precise directions and use of fine tools for cutting and shaping.

Schedule

  • July: Delicate Paper Cutting lace-like art through precise, delicate paper cutting.
  • August: Painted Animal /Character Rocks - Please bring your own clean stones and mini rocks for this project. We do not supply the stones of rocks.
  • September: ACEO - Create a miniature work of art to exchange with another participant, keep for yourself or to give as a gift.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 11:30 am 1:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Stewards - Volunteers Needed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/forest-stewards-volunteers-needed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/forest-stewards-volunteers-needed Date: August 30, 2017

Volunteer to lend a hand and care for the land during the growing season. Activities may include cutting back vegetation, watering plants, spreading wood chips, and more. Community service credit is available.

Bring water and a snack; recommended for adults and teens comfortable with strenuous outdoor activities.

Ages 13+.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5984cf39e16ea.png Tue, 08 Aug 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/recycle-to-art Date: August 30, 2017

You'll learn how to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself.

Monthly Recycle to Art Projects

  • July: Stick Puzzles - Make an original puzzle using popsicle sticks
  • August: DIY Balloon Bowl - Make your very own bowl using a balloon
  • September: Cardboard Collage - Make a cardboard collage work of art to hang or display

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:15:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Farm Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/farm-open-hours Date: August 30, 2017

Drop in at the Queens Botanical Garden Farm to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, QBG Farm demonstrates the link between sustainable farming and composting in the heart of Queens. Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-08-30 2017-08-30 3:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592976bb8a458.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Northerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park Date: August 30, 2017

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 816-3235

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

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R078 Northerleigh Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 4:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62205155290000000, -74.13385927680000000 Mon, 31 Jul 2017 16:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/family-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/family-yoga Date: August 30, 2017

Come together in a lighthearted environment for family yoga fun! Age and developmentally appropriate yoga poses, animated breathing exercises, and soothing relaxation techniques awaken the inner-child of all age participants. Laughter and love fill each class and is sure to inspire the entire family.

Parents and kids of all ages welcome.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 5:30 pm 6:15 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5942fc9909731.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekly Wednesday Night Trail Hike/Run at High Rock Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/weekly-wednesday-night-trail-hikerun-at-high-rock-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/weekly-wednesday-night-trail-hikerun-at-high-rock-park Date: August 30, 2017

Get motivated and moving on this weekly trail hike and run led by Greenbelt volunteers and the SI Athletic Club.

Stop by at 6:00 p.m. for hiking, or at 7:00 p.m. for the trail run. Bring a headlamp, hydration, and sturdy shoes.

Check sigreenbelt.org or facebook.com/SIGreenbelt/ for cancellations.

Sponsored by generous funding from Councilmember Joseph Borelli.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-2165

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/yoga-in-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/yoga-in-the-battery Date: August 30, 2017

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

RSVP is required. Donations are welcome.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Woodland Lawn (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.70219198352000000, -74.01546913523500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929990d4621d.jpg Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:14:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Free African Dance Workout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/free-african-dance-workout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/free-african-dance-workout Date: August 30, 2017

Shake the stress away each Wednesday evening with our free fitness dance class, featuring moves from across the continent. No dance experience required.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Brooklyn Garden

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2017-08-30 2017-08-30 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.69206619262700000, -73.95530700683600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593816fe3d909.jpg Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/free-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/free-zumba Date: August 30, 2017

Free fitness classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! Join us for free Zumba in the garden with Sweet Water Dance and Yoga.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Willis Avenue Community Garden

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2017-08-30 2017-08-30 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.81219863891601600, -73.92019653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592711f71e636.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Dance Fitness in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/dance-fitness-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/dance-fitness-in-the-park Date: August 30, 2017

Dance Fitness is the perfect way to have fun while getting an amazing work out! These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air. Follow certified instructors from Sweet Water Dance & Yoga for a fun, high-energy workout along the park’s shoreline!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Wards Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78202599271400000, -73.92982745170600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a1b119975.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn-to-Row 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/learntorow-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/learntorow-2 Date: August 30, 2017

Learn-to-Row 2 picks up where Learn-to-Row 1 leaves off. Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges. The majority of the time will be spent increasing focus on working together, developing rhythm, and building power to move the boat as efficiently as possible. All classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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

The prerequisite for this course is our Learn-to-Row 1 program.

Questions about our 2017 Learn-To-Row 2 classes? Contact Row New York's Adult Program Coordinator & Competitive Masters Head Coach Claudia Loeber at cloeber@rownewyork.org for more information.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-08-30 2017-08-30 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c04e438a8ee.jpg Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:45:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: August 30, 2017

Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset. This class is suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing, and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c06970c97a6.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/sunset-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/sunset-yoga Date: August 30, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 6:45 pm 8:00 pm 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a0610ef55d.jpg Tue, 02 May 2017 18:44:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Double Dutch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/double-dutch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/double-dutch Date: August 30, 2017

Learn to double dutch in a block party environment with experienced Brooklyn-based Double Dutch Empire instructors. Open for all abilities and recommended for ages 15 and older.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga In The Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/yoga-in-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/yoga-in-the-garden Date: August 30, 2017

Join free yoga classes in the garden every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., from May 17 through September 6, 2017.

The classes are taught by a certified yoga instructor.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 453-9490 ext. 302

Location: Kosciuszko Garden Learning Center

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2017-08-30 2017-08-30 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69220359545200000, -73.93924607605700000 Wed, 03 May 2017 14:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Jump In]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/movies-under-the-stars-jump-in http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/movies-under-the-stars-jump-in Date: August 30, 2017

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

This 2007 Disney Channel Original Movie features Corbin Blue as Izzy Daniels, a young boxer, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary (Keke Palmer), who has a secret crush on him, asks him to join her Double Dutch team for a championship, Izzy discovers his new love for jumping rope and Mary.

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: Breukelen Ballfields

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B247 Breukelen Ballfields 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.65296358930000000, -73.89299883480000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/599b280d4a6e6.jpg Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: School of Rock]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/movies-under-the-stars-school-of-rock http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/movies-under-the-stars-school-of-rock Date: August 30, 2017

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

See the wonderful musical comedy that spawned the hit Broadway show! Directed by Richard Linklater, this delightful film stars Jack Black as Dewey Finn, a struggling rock singer and guitarist who’s kicked out of his band and gets a job as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. After witnessing the musical talent in his students in their music class, Dewey forms a band of fourth-graders to attempt to win the upcoming Battle of the Bands and pay off his rent.

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: 9:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Leif Ericson Park

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B052 Leif Ericson Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 7:30 pm 9:15 pm 40.63100051879883000, -74.01219940185547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/599c45a89f210.jpg Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/open-gym-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/open-gym-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: August 30, 2017

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 293-5934

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center

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X261 West Bronx Recreation Center 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.84410095214844000, -73.91880035400390000 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Nights : Aladdin]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/movie-nights-aladdin http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/movie-nights-aladdin Date: August 30, 2017

Join us in the garden for this magical carpet ride to a whole new world!

Start time: 7:45 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 674-1090

Location: Westervelt Community Garden

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2017-08-30 2017-08-30 7:45 pm 9:00 pm 40.64419937133789000, -74.08470153808594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59975ee6cd7e6.jpg Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/movies-under-the-stars-the-jungle-book http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/movies-under-the-stars-the-jungle-book Date: August 30, 2017

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

A panther leads a human boy on a trek through the jungle in order to reunite him with his kind. Along the way, the boy encounters a lazy bear, a devious snake and an orangutan who dreams of controlling fire.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Tecumseh Playground

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M219 Tecumseh Playground 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.78179931640625000, -73.97850036621094000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595ff0e05ed62.gif Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Moonlight (R)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/movies-under-the-stars-moonlight-r http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/movies-under-the-stars-moonlight-r Date: August 30, 2017

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

MOONLIGHT is the tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality. Rated R.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

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

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.61798545080600000, -74.10562247037900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59809ccdca616.jpg Thu, 24 Aug 2017 13:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Firecracker Twilight 2 Mile Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/firecracker-twilight-2-mile-run http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/firecracker-twilight-2-mile-run Date: August 30, 2017

The Firecracker Twilight 2 Mile Run is an out and back course every Wednesday beginning June 14th until August 30th. Race start is at 8:00pm. The start and finish is at Freedom Circle, (Father Capodanno Blvd. & Seaview Avenue). For more information, contact Vincent.stasi@parks.nyc.gov. Same day race entry only, no pre-registration required.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-7923

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

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Wed, 17 May 2017 15:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie: Finding Dory]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/outdoor-movie-finding-dory http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/outdoor-movie-finding-dory Date: August 30, 2017

Join Hunter's Point South Park Conservancy for a free screening of Finding Dory under the stars!

About Finding Dory
In this follow-up to the Disney classic, Finding Nemo, a friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory, begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way. This animated film features the returning voices of Ellen DeGeneres and Albert Brooks, with Hayden Rolence (replacing Alexander Gould), Ed O'Neill, Kaitlin Olson, Ty Burrell, Diane Keaton and Eugene Levy joining the cast.

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 282-4123

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

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 8:15 pm 10:00 pm 40.74312210083000000, -73.96025848388700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59a05cfabf8c4.jpg Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:59:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/movies-under-the-stars-middle-schoolthe-worst-years-of-my-life http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/30/movies-under-the-stars-middle-schoolthe-worst-years-of-my-life Date: August 30, 2017

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

Rafe Khatchadorian (Griffin Gluck) has an epic imagination and a slight problem with authority, and these things collide when he transfers to a middle school where students are expected to follow the rules. This doesn't sit well with Rafe. With help from his new friend Leo (Thomas Barbusca), the mischievous lad concocts schemes to drive his tyrannical principal (Andy Daly) crazy while also using his charm and wits to impress a girl (Isabela Moner) and battle the bullies.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Williamsbridge Oval

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-08-30 2017-08-30 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.87870025634765600, -73.87699890136719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597b6fd80905a.jpg Mon, 31 Jul 2017 15:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/the-fence Date: August 31, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: August 31, 2017

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

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

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: August 31, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:30:11 EST
<![CDATA[The Bronx Meets East Africa]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/the-bronx-meets-east-africa http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/the-bronx-meets-east-africa Date: August 31, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597ccda792388.jpg Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/fitness-walk Date: August 31, 2017

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Mon, 15 May 2017 12:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: August 31, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Mon, 28 Aug 2017 14:45:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Movement Classes for Adults and Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/free-movement-classes-for-adults-and-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/free-movement-classes-for-adults-and-seniors Date: August 31, 2017

Experience the joys of moving with strength and creativity with Dances For a Variable Population! Led by Naomi Goldberg Haas and members, Dances For a Variable Population will provide fun and free programs for adults every Thursday morning through the summer. DVP believes that beautifully-crafted choreography and performances extend and improves the quality of life.

Free and open to all.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (347) 683-2691

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595cee4a7a266.png Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball Date: August 31, 2017

All little ones five years old and younger are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball clinic.

  • Tots Soccer: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Pee Wee Basketball:10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Riverside Park South

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.77740097045898400, -73.99060058593750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c06815a7b40.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/popup-pool-free-swim Date: August 31, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bi-weekly Gardening Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/biweekly-gardening-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/biweekly-gardening-club Date: August 31, 2017

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

All ages and experience are welcome.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Stuyvesant Square

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.73379898071289000, -73.98439788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5946c9f0d68f7.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: August 31, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 10:30 am 5:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Special Express Arts 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/special-express-arts-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/special-express-arts-2 Date: August 31, 2017

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

Schedule

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:15:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories In The Shade]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/stories-in-the-shade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/stories-in-the-shade Date: August 31, 2017

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1891

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 11:00 am 11:30 am 40.84849929809570000, -73.82559967041016000 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: August 31, 2017

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: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5708015809ab2.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Yards Farmers Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/hudson-yards-farmers-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/hudson-yards-farmers-market Date: August 31, 2017

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

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

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M399 Hudson Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.75485486389800000, -74.00079272883600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59663faeb1d6f.jpg Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/tour-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/tour-the-battery Date: August 31, 2017

Join us for a tour of The Battery, a 25-acre park at the tip of Manhattan.

Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf, and so much more!

Tours of The Battery take place every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. and last about an hour. Please arrive 10 minutes early as the tour will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m.

Sign up
RSVP and receive a free Battery Bug button when you arrive!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Netherland Monument (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.70438802777900000, -74.01459473509600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58ebf4930d27f.jpg Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/kids-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/kids-imaginative-arts Date: August 31, 2017

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

Needed: Cell phone camera

Monthly Kids Imaginative Arts Projects

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/ed-center-open-hours Date: August 31, 2017

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70410156250000000, -73.99019622802734000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic with BALSA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/basketball-clinic Date: August 31, 2017

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-park-skate-clinic1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-park-skate-clinic1 Date: August 31, 2017

Please note: The clinic is currently full. To be added to the wait list, please e-mail summeronthehudson@gmail.com.

This three-day, cumulative skateboarding program provides a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) for beginners and intermediates. The program takes students to the next level: contest preparation.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

This program meets at 4:00 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays from August 31 through September 1, and at 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 2.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.80350112915000000, -73.96980285644500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c07358651bf.JPG Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/kayaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/kayaking Date: August 31, 2017

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

photo by Etienne Frossard, courtesy of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 5:30 pm 6:45 pm 40.69950103759765600, -73.99819946289062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594c3bdf1f3ca.jpg Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/bryant-park-yoga Date: August 31, 2017

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

Class held on the lawn.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b41d040b77.jpg Tue, 16 May 2017 14:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Open Track Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/open-track-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/open-track-night Date: August 31, 2017

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.79322814941406000, -73.92541503906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b59fca4a92b.jpg Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Grooves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/garden-grooves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/garden-grooves Date: August 31, 2017

Come and enjoy live music in the garden featuring Marion Cowings!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Miraflores Community Garden

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2017-08-31 2017-08-31 6:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.69774400000000000, -73.93700600000000000 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Fish, Brew and BBQ]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/fish-brew-and-bbq http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/fish-brew-and-bbq Date: August 31, 2017

Join us for an evening of fishing, live music, brew, and BBQ right in Brooklyn’s backyard!

Prospect Park is one of the best spots for largemouth bass in NYC and summer is prime time to try your hand at the sport. Don’t want to fish? Then come socialize, listen to live music, and have a cold one on our dock with the beautiful park as your backdrop. Fishing rods, bait, and instruction will be provided.

This is a 21+ event. $25 per person includes drinks and BBQ. Reservation is required at Eventbrite.com.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow Date: August 31, 2017

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

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

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78425352978800000, -73.98408865928600000 Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/nyrr-open-run-flushing-meadows-corona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/nyrr-open-run-flushing-meadows-corona-park Date: August 31, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.74265728919200000, -73.84999632835400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa514d21db.jpg Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Coney Island Flicks on the Beach Presented by Amazon Studios in Partnership with the Alliance for Coney Island: Beauty and The Beast (2017)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/coney-island-flicks-on-the-beach-presented-by-amazon-studios-in-partnership-with-the-alliance-for-coney-island-beauty-and-the-beast-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/coney-island-flicks-on-the-beach-presented-by-amazon-studios-in-partnership-with-the-alliance-for-coney-island-beauty-and-the-beast-2017 Date: August 31, 2017

Join us as we turn the beach into a a free outdoor movie theater with a giant 40-foot inflatable screen. Festivities begin at 7:00 p.m. and the film starts at dusk.

In this modern retelling of a Disney classic, a bright, beautiful, and independent young woman named Belle (Emma Watson) is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in his castle.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 594-7895

Location: On the Beach at West 12th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 7:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.57318946409200000, -73.97837710380600000 Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:14:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway Date: August 31, 2017

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q163 Rockaway Beach Boardwalk 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.57970046997100000, -73.82969665527300000 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: A Dog's Purpose]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-a-dogs-purpose http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-a-dogs-purpose Date: August 31, 2017

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

A dog is reincarnated as different breeds belonging to various owners and eventually re-encounters the man who once rescued him as a young boy in 1962.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) will be attending this event to share information about adoptable animals at their nearby adoption center as well as information about pet care and opportunities to volunteer.

About ASPCA
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®) was the first humane society to be established in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world. Headquartered in New York City, the ASPCA maintains a strong local presence, and with programs that extend their anti-cruelty mission across the country, they are recognized as a national animal welfare organization.

Know Before You Go
Movie will begin at dusk, around 8:00 p.m. You should arrive by 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Basketball Court (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.77389026280100000, -73.94416666030900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595fee71c3c52.gif Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Hollywood Shuffle (R)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-hollywood-shuffle-r http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-hollywood-shuffle-r Date: August 31, 2017

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

This classic 1987 comedy features Robert Townsend as Bobby Taylor an aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee who catches the ire of his grandmother (Helen Martin) for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When he gets cast in the title role, Bobby has a series of nightmares about African-American stereotypes in Hollywood. He wakes hoping to reconcile his career goals with his desire to remain a positive role model. Produced, directed, and co-written by Robert Townsend, the film is semi-autobiographical and features Keenan Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, John Witherspoon and John Witherspoon.

Know Before You Go:
This film features explicit content and is rated R. You should come before 7:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

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

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B088 Herbert Von King Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.68989944458008000, -73.94670104980469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/599c47f44e9a6.jpg Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Captain Underpants]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-captain-underpants http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-captain-underpants Date: August 31, 2017

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

Based on the children's novel series of the same name by Dav Pilkey, this animated superhero comedy follows two imaginative elementary school pranksters, George Beard and Harold Hutchins who hypnotize their mean-spirited principal, Mr. Krupp, into thinking he is Captain Underpants, a superhero who fights crime while wearing only underwear and a cape.

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: Bildersee Playground

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B335 Bildersee Playground 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.63549549480000000, -73.91163982500000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/599c4f0d1c787.jpg Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol-2 Date: August 31, 2017

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

Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

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

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.58825683593750000, -74.06791687011719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59809d78aded9.jpg Tue, 01 Aug 2017 15:15:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Throwback Thursdays at Tony Dapolito Rooftop Movie Festival - Men in Black (1997)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-men-in-black-1997 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-men-in-black-1997 Date: August 31, 2017

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

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

A secret-agent duo track extraterrestrials living on Earth. The trouble begins when one particularly nasty visitor, a giant roach, steps out of line, sending the agents on a race to squash the bug. Rated PG-13.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595ff0f933152.gif Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-rogue-one-a-star-wars-story http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-rogue-one-a-star-wars-story Date: August 31, 2017

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

A band of rebels plot to steal the Death Star's blueprints in this "Star Wars" spin-off.

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: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Lawrence Virgilio Playground

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Q031 Lawrence Virgilio Playground 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.74750137329100000, -73.91069793701200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58e68a40ee705.jpg Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ice Age: Collision Course]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-ice-age-collision-course http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/31/movies-under-the-stars-ice-age-collision-course Date: August 31, 2017

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

Manny the mammoth starts to worry when his daughter Peaches announces her engagement. Still unlucky in love, Sid the sloth volunteers to plan the couple's wedding. To Manny's dismay, nothing can stop the upcoming nuptials, except maybe the end of the world. When Scrat accidentally launches himself into outer space, he sets off a chain reaction that sends an asteroid hurtling toward Earth. Now, the entire herd must leave home to explore new lands and save itself from Scrat's cosmic blunder.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-08-31 2017-08-31 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.88370132446289000, -73.88150024414062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597a582a62566.jpg Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:29:51 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/the-fence Date: September 1, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-09-01 2017-09-01 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Gilbert Ramirez Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/its-my-park-at-gilbert-ramirez-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/its-my-park-at-gilbert-ramirez-park Date: September 1, 2017

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Williamsburg Charter High School to beautify Gilbert Ramirez Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Gilbert Ramirez Park

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B132 Gilbert Ramirez Park 2017-09-01 2017-09-01 8:30 am 11:30 am 40.70597397790800000, -73.93454177564400000 Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[The Bronx Meets East Africa]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/the-bronx-meets-east-africa http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/the-bronx-meets-east-africa Date: September 1, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-09-01 2017-09-01 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/597ccda792388.jpg Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: September 1, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-09-01 2017-09-01 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Mon, 28 Aug 2017 14:45:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/popup-pool-free-swim Date: September 1, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-09-01 2017-09-01 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: September 1, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-09-01 2017-09-01 10:30 am 5:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: September 1, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-09-01 2017-09-01 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Tue, 03 Oct 2017 17:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekend Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/weekend-nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/weekend-nature-exploration Date: September 1, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-09-01 2017-09-01 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Adult Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/adult-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/adult-imaginative-arts Date: September 1, 2017

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

July: Decorative Wine Bottles

August: Pencil Sketch and Things Galore

September: Silhouettes Ablaze

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-09-01 2017-09-01 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d640a27d67.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:00:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/seasonal-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/09/01/seasonal-arts-and-crafts Date: September 1, 2017

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

Schedule

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-09-01 2017-09-01 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:15:08 EDT