NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2018 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Mon, 18 Jun 2018 04:14:08 GMT <![CDATA[Learn to Ride]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/learn-to-ride http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/learn-to-ride Date: June 30, 2018

Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages 5 or older, how to ride a two-wheeler.

Please pre-register at bike.nyc/education/classes/learn-to-ride-kids.

For accessibility information, contact Shawn James three days before event at (718) 393-7370.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Norelli- Hargreaves Playground

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<![CDATA[It's My Park at Bartlett Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/its-my-park-at-bartlett-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/its-my-park-at-bartlett-playground Date: June 30, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Whipple Learning Center to beautify Bartlett Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bartlett Playground Comfort Station (in Bartlett Playground)

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B286 Bartlett Playground 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.70086169648800000, -73.94640439310800000 Tue, 22 May 2018 14:59:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: June 30, 2018

Take a self-guided tour through the Urban Farm to see the variety of fruits and vegetables that we are growing this season. Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 30, 2018

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeca8a73dca6.jpg Mon, 07 May 2018 14:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Farmer's Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/farmers-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/farmers-market Date: June 30, 2018

Join the Wyckoff farm team as we share our harvest with the community. Stop by and grab your veggies, fruits, herbs, seeds, and local crafts at affordable prices.

Make a day of it and check out other events that may be happening that day, including workshops, family day, or hands-on skill building.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af3137e9f5b8.jpg Fri, 25 May 2018 14:44:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Ornamental Plants in The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/summer-ornamental-plants-in-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/summer-ornamental-plants-in-the-battery Date: June 30, 2018

Stroll through the park with The Battery Conservancy’s Chief Horticulturalist and learn the common and scientific names, identification features, cultural requirements and ornamental values of our herbaceous, perennial plants. The workshop will take place in the beautiful Piet Oudolf-designed perennial gardens throughout The Battery.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70328903198242000, -74.01482391357422000 Sat, 19 May 2018 22:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Plein Aire Landscape Painting of Poe Cottage]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/plein-aire-landscape-painting-of-poe-cottage http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/plein-aire-landscape-painting-of-poe-cottage Date: June 30, 2018

Instructing artist, Emely Luna will teach plein aire landscape painting the last Saturday of each month, weather permitting. June's theme will be landscape painting of Poe Cottage.

(Adults)

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 11:30 am 1:00 pm 40.86555352721500000, -73.89418697357200000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 14:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: June 30, 2018

Over the course of the 1800s, weddings in New York City evolved from intimate private ceremonies to large, lavish affairs. This exhibition explores the changes in wedding customs as the 19th century progressed, including the trousseau, printed invitations, and the giving of gifts.

Highlights include Eliza Tredwell’s 1820 empire-style embroidered cotton wedding dress and Sarah Ann Tredwell’s 1872 silk bridal dress made in Paris, the highest fashion of the post-Civil War bustle period. Accessories include silk wedding boots, and earrings, corsage, and headpiece of wax orange blossoms.

This exhibition is on view on Thursdays through Mondays (except major holidays) from May 3 to July 30. The house is open on Thursdays from noon to 8:00 p.m. and Fridays through Mondays from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Neighborhood Heroes with Karen Adelman]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/saturday-sculpture-workshop-neighborhood-heroes-with-karen-adelman http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/saturday-sculpture-workshop-neighborhood-heroes-with-karen-adelman Date: June 30, 2018

Who are the helpers in your neighborhood? What are their superpowers? Do they have any secret identities? In this workshop, we’ll create capes or masks that celebrate the heroes right here in our own neighborhoods – parents, teachers, nurses, crossing guards, sanitation workers, and more.

Each participant will create a colorful logo with letters or symbols that represent someone important in their daily life, attaching the pieces onto a fabric cape they can actually wear. Participants may also be able to hide their secret identity by creating a matching felt mask.

Please note: If arriving in a group of 10 or more, please contact Socrates Sculpture Park the week prior to your visit by calling (718) 956-1819.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/immigrants-the-roots-of-innovation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/immigrants-the-roots-of-innovation Date: June 30, 2018

It is said that the Internet is making the world a smaller place, connecting people and places that were once hugely separated by many miles and mindsets. However, the world has been getting “smaller” for years — in large part due to immigration and the free flow of ideas that come with it.

Now on view at the Conference House Park visitor center and at the Biddle House in Conference House Park, this exhibit highlights narratives of important pioneers in the fields of maritime navigation and communication so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” slowly but surely over centuries by learning how to travel vast oceans. The exhibit also includes a selection of devices, navigational maps and prints from the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication (located in Rosebank, S.I.), devoted to preserving and displaying devices and equipment that were used over the years to navigate waters worldwide. This exhibit also includes a working model of a dry dock.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park),H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000; 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a567c140c0a5.jpg Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:14:44 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Gardens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/central-park-discovery-walk-for-families-gardens1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/central-park-discovery-walk-for-families-gardens1 Date: June 30, 2018

Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park’s Conservatory Garden. Discover the difference between the various flowers and landscapes that make up the Park’s only formal garden. Learn about its history, design, and what it takes to maintain a healthy and beautiful garden through hands-on exploration and guided activities in your complementary Discovery Journal.

Details

Meet: Vanderbilt Gate at Conservatory Garden (Fifth Avenue between 104th and 105th Streets). Map of start location
Terrain: Some stairs, for wheelchair access, enter the Park at 106th Street and Fifth Ave, and enter the Garden at the north gate.
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.79349899291992000, -73.95189666748047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9db25c3c7a1.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[BYO Bin Worm Compost Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/byo-bin-worm-compost-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/byo-bin-worm-compost-workshop Date: June 30, 2018

Want to have your own vermicompost bin but don't know where to start? Join NYC Compost Project hosted by the LES Ecology Center to learn how to create and manage your own worm bin in this fun and family friendly vermicompost workshop. Come with your own bin, and leave with a worm-ready compost setup!

Note: We will not have worms for sale day-of, but workshop attendees will receive a coupon for discounted worms!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-477-4022

Location: Seal Shower Garden and Fire Boat House (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)

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M144 John V. Lindsay East River Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.71289825439500000, -73.97669982910200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b02d9dc3c5e4.png Mon, 21 May 2018 12:44:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Magic with Ethan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/making-magic-with-ethan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/making-magic-with-ethan Date: June 30, 2018

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

This event is FREE to guests of Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village. For ride and game ticket pricing, please visit forestparkcarousel.com/pricing.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.70050468126300000, -73.85659235715900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b042afa9d75b.jpg Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel Puppet Shows]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/le-carrousel-puppet-shows http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/le-carrousel-puppet-shows Date: June 30, 2018

Puppets, puppets, and more puppets bring whimsy and fun to our lineup. WonderSpark Puppets perform Fox Fables, Goldilocks & The Three Bears, The Lion & The Mouse, Princess Petunia and the Dragon, to name but a few.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75329971313500000, -73.98400115966800000 Wed, 30 May 2018 14:44:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park Date: June 30, 2018

Join us for fun farm art projects that you can create and take home! All ages are welcome.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7cf950380.png Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: June 30, 2018

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. Highlights of this tour include: Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields.

Details

Meet: Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue). Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register here!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81bcc470beb.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: June 30, 2018

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.

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free; registration not required. No groups, please.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81d26d65cf1.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: June 30, 2018

Kids create fun paper crafts as gifts and to take home.

  • May: Mother's Day Greeting Cards and Art Inspired by May
  • June: Paper Plate Sun Summer Crafts

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 07 May 2018 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/union-square-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/union-square-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour Date: June 30, 2018

Explore Union Square Park on the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour Union Square: The Crossroads of New York. Join us for this engaging tour led by the historians at Big Onion Walking Tours to discover the social and political history of the neighborhood, all of Union Square’s famed monuments and buildings surrounding the park, and the people and events that shaped this vibrant community to what it is today.

Tours are FREE and held every Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Meet in front of the Barnes & Noble at 33 East 17th Street.

Reservations are not required for individuals, but are required for groups of 10 or more. To RSVP for a group, please call (212) 517-1826.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: Barnes & Noble

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2018-06-30 2018-06-30 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.73702140000000000, -73.98960260000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa050ac64ffa.png Thu, 08 Mar 2018 15:45:03 EST
<![CDATA[Making Magic with Ethan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/making-magic-with-ethan1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/making-magic-with-ethan1 Date: June 30, 2018

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

This event is FREE to guests of Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village. For ride and game ticket pricing, please visit forestparkcarousel.com/pricing.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70050468126300000, -73.85659235715900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b042b7c52326.jpg Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Classical Music on the Back Porch with Listen Closely]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/classical-music-on-the-back-porch-with-listen-closely http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/classical-music-on-the-back-porch-with-listen-closely Date: June 30, 2018

A String Quartet of all local artists will share diverse music from cultural storytelling songs to modern arrangements. Listen Closely is a growing coalition of musicians dedicated to sharing chamber music.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)

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M026 Dyckman House Museum 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 5:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.86750030517578000, -73.92289733886719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0ec4648bba8.jpg Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Queensboro Dance Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/arts-culture-fun-public-theater-mobile-unit-presents-henry-v http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/arts-culture-fun-public-theater-mobile-unit-presents-henry-v Date: June 30, 2018

Join us for the Queensboro Dance Festival, an annual 6-month tour of performances and community dance activities featuring dance companies all from Queens. For the full Queens tour schedule, visit www.queensborodancefestival.com.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Beach 17th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.59339904785156000, -73.75119781494140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5abd0d2b23bd5.jpg Tue, 01 May 2018 10:28:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: The Phil Young Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/arts-culture-fun-jazz-with-the-phil-young-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/arts-culture-fun-jazz-with-the-phil-young-experience Date: June 30, 2018

In partnership with the Jazz Foundation of America. Phil Young, is the drummer, and leader of "the Harlem Hip" - as recently seen in The New Yorker. A much-loved figure in the uptown community, Phil Young has played with legendary figures like Bobby "Blue" Bland, Jimi Hendrix, George Benson, Art Farmer and Dizzy Gillespie. This special event features the full lineup of his "Experience" band, with special guests.

The Phil Young Experience:

Phil Young - drums

Mel Davis - keyboards, vocals

Marvin Horne - guitar

Patience Higgins - saxophone

James Zollar - trumpet

Michael Rorby - trombone

Gary Fritz - percussion

In partnership with the Jazz Foundation of America. Phil Young, drummer, and leader of "the Harlem Hip" - as recently seen in The New Yorker. A much-loved figure in the uptown community, Phil Young has played with legendary figures like Bobby "Blue" Bland, George Benson, Art Farmer and Dizzy Gillespie. This special event features the full lineup of his "Experience" band, with special guests.

Supported by Council Member Bill Perkins

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1380

Location: The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.80400085449219000, -73.94539642333984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a6a18c02fa73.jpg Thu, 31 May 2018 09:59:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: An American Tail]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-an-american-tail http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-an-american-tail Date: June 30, 2018

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

Fievel, an immigrant mouse searches for his family in 1800s New York City after they are separated upon their arrival in America.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Rory Staunton Field

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2018-06-30 2018-06-30 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75398963034400000, -73.88840983261000000 Thu, 31 May 2018 10:14:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Wonder Woman]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-wonder-woman http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-wonder-woman Date: June 30, 2018

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

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.86339950561523400, -73.93009948730469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9e6407587e.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:59:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-black-panther1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-black-panther1 Date: June 30, 2018

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

Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, this mega blockbuster follows T'Challa as he returns home as king of Wakanda but finds his sovereignty challenged by a new adversary, in a conflict with global consequences. Directed by award-winning Ryan Coogler (CREED), this cultural phenomenon stars Chadwick Boseman (AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR) in the title role; Michael B. Jordan (CREED), Danai Gurira (WALKING DEAD); Oscar nominees Daniel Kaluuya (GET OUT) and Angela Bassett (WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT); Oscar winners, Lupita Nyong’o (12 YEARS A SLAVE) and Forest Whittaker (THE KING OF SCOTLAND).

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Scarangella Park

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B106A Scarangella Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.59466556940000000, -73.98433989840000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b03520de73c3.jpg Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:14:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-black-panther2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-black-panther2 Date: June 30, 2018

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

After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as Black Panther -- gets tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718 430-1825

Location: Macombs Dam Park

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X030 Macombs Dam Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.82820129394531000, -73.92919921875000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2004bda1afe.jpg Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:29:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-black-panther http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-black-panther Date: June 30, 2018

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

Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, this mega blockbuster follows T'Challa as he returns home as king of Wakanda but finds his sovereignty challenged by a new adversary, in a conflict with global consequences. Directed by award-winning Ryan Coogler (CREED), this cultural phenomenon stars Chadwick Boseman (AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR) in the title role; Michael B. Jordan (CREED), Danai Gurira (WALKING DEAD); Oscar nominees Daniel Kaluuya (GET OUT) and Angela Bassett (WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT); Oscar winners, Lupita Nyong’o (12 YEARS A SLAVE) and Forest Whittaker (THE KING OF SCOTLAND).

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Parkside Playground

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2018-06-30 2018-06-30 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.65618900000000000, -73.95535300000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b03520de73c3.jpg Tue, 22 May 2018 10:14:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle1 Date: June 30, 2018

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

Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.63800048828125000, -74.11779785156250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adfc3ed9a2dd.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: A League of Their Own]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-a-league-of-their-own http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-a-league-of-their-own Date: June 30, 2018

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

A look at the first women's professional baseball league focuses on the rivalry between sisters on the same team, and their washed up, hard-drinking coach.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Schmul Park

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R045 Schmul Park 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.58990097045900000, -74.18769836425800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adfc4b3378ed.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi Date: July 1, 2018

Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow-moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96b01e6f1e.JPG Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:29:42 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park Date: July 1, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11a0c253c30.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:44:03 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/nyrr-open-run-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/nyrr-open-run-marine-park Date: July 1, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.60794394557300000, -73.93746501207400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11a24a2caac.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:59:03 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: July 1, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1198245b874.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:14:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Permaculture Design]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/introduction-to-permaculture-design http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/introduction-to-permaculture-design Date: July 1, 2018

This is an introduction overview to Oregon State University's (OSU) "Introduction to Permaculture Design", a free online long distance learning college course. After this workshop you will be fully familiarized with the fundamental concepts and have hands on practice before taking the full introduction curriculum online. We will provide all study and learning materials to prepare you for OSU's Course taught by Andrew Millison.

In this introduction we will explain what defines permaculture designs basics, including its ethics based philosophies and principles, and how permaculture uses nature as a guide to learn from and inform its decision making matrix.

After the morning class, we will rework Genesis into its transition period towards permaculture by:

  • Addressing its needs
  • Developing soil systems
  • Different composting practices
  • Water harvesting and irrigation
  • Bio-remediation while applying permaculture principles to each task in the garden on an ongoing basis each week and throughout the year

Please pack a lunch if you wish or a bodega and a supermarket are nearby.

For more information on this event, please contact Bicycle Joe Tomasello by phone at (929) 331-0064 or email at GenesisGCGB@gmail.com.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (929) 331-0064

Location: Genesis Community Garden

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2018-07-01 2018-07-01 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.82954650000000000, -73.90459820000000000 Thu, 31 May 2018 13:59:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays Date: July 1, 2018

On Sundays, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program includes both low and high elements.

The Adventure Course is open to individuals, small groups of friends, and families, aged 8 and older.

Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. First come first served.

Registration
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Please visit our Urban Park Rangers' Events Registration page to enter your name in the lottery. Registration opens on the Monday before the program date. We recommend that people who receive a response arrive a half-hour early before each program.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74260657788600000, -73.74107217788700000 Fri, 25 May 2018 16:44:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays3 Date: July 1, 2018

On Sundays, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program includes both low and high elements.

The Adventure Course is open to individuals, small groups of friends, and families, aged 8 and older.

Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. First come first served.

Registration
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Please visit our Urban Park Rangers' Events Registration page to enter your name in the lottery. Registration opens on the Monday before the program date. We recommend that people who receive a response arrive a half-hour early before each program.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74260657788600000, -73.74107217788700000 Fri, 25 May 2018 16:44:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/yoga-in-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/yoga-in-the-garden Date: July 1, 2018

Enjoy a morning yoga class in the gardens, offered in partnership with Yoga Haven. All levels welcome; please bring a mat and be on time. Meets indoors in case of rain. Online registration suggested, or register day-of at the Front Gate. Yoga sessions continue through July 29.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d61e36bf55.jpg Wed, 06 Jun 2018 17:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Love-a-Tree Canvas Bags]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/family-art-project-loveatree-canvas-bags http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/family-art-project-loveatree-canvas-bags Date: July 1, 2018

Trees give us so much—shade, beauty, food, even oxygen. Why not make more of them and showcase them on a classy canvas bag! Use stencils and fabric paints, in the form of sprays, stamps and crayons, to make tree art on your own reusable bag and honor the natural areas in the Bronx that nourish us with breathing space.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d625a8ba3d.jpg Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/yoga Date: July 1, 2018

Socrates offers Vinyasa Yoga presented by 3 unique practioners with varying styles and backgrounds: 9:30 a.m. Saturday classes are taught by Jennifer Batson, 11:00 a.m. Saturday classes by Morgan Miller; Sunday classes are led by Yojaida Estrella. In all classes, participants flow through a series of connected yoga poses with an awareness of the breath in this welcoming waterfront environment of nature and art.

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

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:59:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Roger Morris Park Garden Volunteer Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/roger-morris-park-garden-volunteer-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/roger-morris-park-garden-volunteer-day Date: July 1, 2018

Whether you have a green thumb or just a curiosity for what makes the garden grow, all are welcome to volunteer in Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion, once a month under the supervision of NYC Parks.

All tools and instructions are provided, just bring a willingness to get a little dirty as we beautify our special garden.

Closed-toed shoes are required. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

RSVP by emailing John.Kelly@parks.nyc.gov and write "Volunteer" in the subject line.

Groups must RSVP by at least 14 days in advance.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a7cb441620f7.JPG Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:15:00 EST
<![CDATA[Goalball Hosted by the NY Knights]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/goalball-hosted-by-the-ny-knights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/goalball-hosted-by-the-ny-knights Date: July 1, 2018

Join NYC Parks for goalball, a Paralympic sports for athletes with visual impairments. This sport is played by two blindfolded teams of three using a ball with bells on the inside to score goals against your opponent. Test your agility and hearing skills against the best!

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 10:30 am 12:30 pm 40.74829864502000000, -74.00219726562500000 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Sunday Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/sunday-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/sunday-tai-chi Date: July 1, 2018

Best practiced outdoors, Tai Chi is a moving experience that exercises the body, relaxes the spirit, uplifts the heart, and heals the soul. Classes at Socrates are taught by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society.

All levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:59:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayak Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/kayak-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/kayak-staten-island Date: July 1, 2018

Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore at Conference House Park!

Boats and life jackets will be provided for a short paddle. Launch help and paddling tips are given by experienced kayakers at the shore and on the water. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet.

Children aged 18 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. High winds or lighting cancels the event.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Page Avenue Beach

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2018-07-01 2018-07-01 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.50236193262400000, -74.22824013233200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b06ecac33254.JPG Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 1, 2018

Take a self-guided tour through the Urban Farm to see the variety of fruits and vegetables that we are growing this season. Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Smorgasburg Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/smorgasburg-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/smorgasburg-prospect-park Date: July 1, 2018

Smorgasburg, the celebrated open-air food fair presented by Brooklyn Flea in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance, returns to Prospect Park this spring! On Sundays from April through October, over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather on Breeze Hill to offer a range of cuisines.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Breeze Hill (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.65892477964400000, -73.96616744995100000 Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:59:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/yoga-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/yoga-at-the-battery Date: July 1, 2018

Yoga in The Battery is back this summer twice a week!

Tejal Patel will lead open level yoga practice on the Woodland Lawn overlooking the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty.

June 3 through September 30

  • Sundays: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Wednesdays: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Please RSVP first. Sunday classes are open for all ages. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours while supplies last, first come first served.

Photo credit: Rob Alcantar

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Woodland Lawn (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.70219198352000000, -74.01546913523500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afc4ee501e93.JPG Fri, 18 May 2018 14:59:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: July 1, 2018

Over the course of the 1800s, weddings in New York City evolved from intimate private ceremonies to large, lavish affairs. This exhibition explores the changes in wedding customs as the 19th century progressed, including the trousseau, printed invitations, and the giving of gifts.

Highlights include Eliza Tredwell’s 1820 empire-style embroidered cotton wedding dress and Sarah Ann Tredwell’s 1872 silk bridal dress made in Paris, the highest fashion of the post-Civil War bustle period. Accessories include silk wedding boots, and earrings, corsage, and headpiece of wax orange blossoms.

This exhibition is on view on Thursdays through Mondays (except major holidays) from May 3 to July 30. The house is open on Thursdays from noon to 8:00 p.m. and Fridays through Mondays from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Rowing at Pier 40]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/community-rowing-at-pier-40 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/community-rowing-at-pier-40 Date: July 1, 2018

Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing in our fleet of Whitehall Gigs. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity.

Community Rowing events are free sessions that include a basic introduction to rowing for first timers (safety orientation, rowing technique, and terminology) and of course plenty of actual rowing on the Hudson River. The rows take place in five-person wooden rowboats that Village Community Boathouse builds on site.

Please note: The rows last, depending on river conditions and crew experience, between one and three hours. Please arrive on-time as the crews will be assigned before 1:00 p.m. Bring extra water, a hat, and sunscreen as you will be rowing outdoors in the hot sun. Rowing is weather dependent and will be canceled for high winds, rain, or thunderstorms. All participants must sign a waiver and be able to climb a ladder.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 40

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2018-07-01 2018-07-01 12:00 pm 12:30 pm 40.72847662039400000, -74.01341533660900000 Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking and Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/kayaking-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/kayaking-canoeing Date: July 1, 2018

LIC Community Boathouse (LICCB) offers free kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting) at Hallets Cove, located just north of the park. People of all ages are welcome to participate or volunteer.

No prior boating experience is required and participants may sign up on a first-come, first-served basis. Minors (younger than 18 years old) must have a parent or guardian present. Well-behaved dogs are also welcome to accompany their owners! LICCB has life jackets available for your four-legged family members.

Please note: No RSVP is required; however, participants are encouraged to call (631) 542-2628 or visit licboathouse.org two hours prior to a scheduled paddle for updates and cancellations, especially during inclement weather.

In partnership with LIC Community Boathouse.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Hallet's Cove

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2018-07-01 2018-07-01 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.76925380000000000, -73.93555550000000000 Fri, 04 May 2018 13:59:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: July 1, 2018

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:46 EST
<![CDATA[Heather Garden Pollinators Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/heather-garden-pollinators-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/heather-garden-pollinators-tour Date: July 1, 2018

Join author and NYC naturalist Leslie Day for a pollinator walk in the Heather Garden. Watch and learn about the honey bees and our native butterflies, moths, bees, and maybe a hummingbird or two as they gather nectar from flower to flower and help pollinate the plants in our beautiful Heather Garden.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a79e5532ee12.jpg Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:15:01 EST
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays2 Date: July 1, 2018

On Sundays, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program includes both low and high elements.

The Adventure Course is open to individuals, small groups of friends, and families, aged 8 and older.

Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. First come first served.

Registration
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Please visit our Urban Park Rangers' Events Registration page to enter your name in the lottery. Registration opens on the Monday before the program date. We recommend that people who receive a response arrive a half-hour early before each program.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.74260657788600000, -73.74107217788700000 Fri, 25 May 2018 16:44:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Magic with Ethan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/making-magic-with-ethan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/making-magic-with-ethan Date: July 1, 2018

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

Two individual performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

There is no admission fee. Live entertainment is free to guests. Games and rides at the Fantasy Forest Amusement Park are pay per attraction; visit fantasyforestnyc.com for game and ride pricing.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b06d699d5f5b.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/garden-highlights-walk Date: July 1, 2018

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d62fac264b.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions Opening]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/summer-exhibitions-opening http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/summer-exhibitions-opening Date: July 1, 2018

Meet the artists and curators of our summer exhibitions at the opening.

Ecological Consciousness: Artist as Instigator continues Wave Hill’s efforts to examine the ways that artists engage in ecological projects that present calls to action. The exhibition documents environmental art that explores persistent problems throughout New York City.

In the Sunroom Project Space, Priyanka Dasgupta and Chad Marshall create an installation that uses traditional landscape architecture, such as a conventional English garden maze, to expose the instability of identity in the United States. Dasgupta and Marshall explore the dichotomy of the sanctuary—its ability to protect as well as restrict.

In the Sun Porch, Katie Westmoreland’s presentation of kinetic tapestries responds to the space’s architecture, evoking the patterns cast by sunlight through trees and plants. Her immersive installation utilizes the passing light and shadow patterns as active mediums in her work, calling attention to the sun’s enduring, inspirational qualities.

Pictured: Lillian Ball’s WATERWASH Bronx River wetland view in May, with recycled glass vortex sculpture for overflow leaving wetland and entering river. Photo by Lillian Ball.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 2:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d63ae90338.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel Magique]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/le-carrousel-magique http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/le-carrousel-magique Date: July 1, 2018

Voila! The world’s best magicians perform fun-filled tricks for kids of all ages! Featuring:

  • June 10 Ben Nemzer
  • June 17 Jeff Moche
  • June 24 R.J. Lewis
  • July 1 R.J. Lewis
  • July 8 Chris Capehart
  • July 15 R.J. Lewis
  • July 22 Chris Capehart
  • July 29 Lee Barrett
  • August 5 Ben Nemzer

Produced in partnership with www.mondaynightmagic.com

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75329971313500000, -73.98400115966800000 Mon, 04 Jun 2018 03:29:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Magic with Ethan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/making-magic-with-ethan1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/making-magic-with-ethan1 Date: July 1, 2018

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

Two individual performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

There is no admission fee. Live entertainment is free to guests. Games and rides at the Fantasy Forest Amusement Park are pay per attraction; visit fantasyforestnyc.com for game and ride pricing.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b06d725e1634.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Tango in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/tango-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/tango-in-the-park Date: July 1, 2018

Enjoy a wonderful evening of music, dance, and song in the beautiful historic Stuyvesant Square. Professional tango instruction will be provided. This event is perfect for families and perfect for date night. Come with your children and dogs, and dance around the fountain flower bed into the sunset.

This event will take place in six sessions on Sundays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.. The dates are: June 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29. When selecting tickets, please choose your desired date.

Get your tickets!

Facebook Event Link

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: West Fountain (in Stuyvesant Square)

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.73379898071300000, -73.98439788818400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0244ff17da4.png Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/01/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays Date: July 1, 2018

Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!

Amplified Sundays take place each Sunday in July. Music begins at 7:00 p.m..

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-07-01 2018-07-01 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da9badb6ac.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:14:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/introduction-to-meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/introduction-to-meditation Date: July 2, 2018

Known benefits of a regular meditation practice include stress reduction, improved concentration, increased self-awareness and sense of happiness, improved cardiovascular and immune health, and more.

This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat or blanket to sit on.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 7:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-07-02 2018-07-02 7:00 am 7:45 am 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59442755cc0f0.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Pilates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/bryant-park-pilates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/bryant-park-pilates Date: July 2, 2018

Head to Bryant Park on Monday mornings for a beginner Pilates class, presented by the Pilates Initiative and Return to Life Center. Mats are provided by Balanced Body and are available to the first 30 attendees at each class.

Photo Credit: Angelito Jusay

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-07-02 2018-07-02 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0eb9da2bb35.jpg Wed, 30 May 2018 14:29:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: July 2, 2018

Culled from the ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present), this exhibition renders verdant alcoves and expansive green spaces throughout New York City, as well as select sites across the United States. Featuring black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, A Collective Utterance offers an exploration into the tender interiors of individuals that constitute the creative communities of a city, through an associative, atmospheric mapping of its outdoor spaces.

Spanning sites such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park, Green’s photographs present quiet, quotidian portraits—nuanced compositions that revel in her subjects’ subtle gestures, varied postures, and soft gazes. Documenting a community that is tight-knit yet sprawling in scope, Green’s project deeply engages with the historical and social role of photographic portrait, as a tool deployed to communicate, classify, or reinforce particular notions of subjectivity. Yet “Jewels from the Hinterland” destabilizes such structures, with photographic portraits that are as much a product of the subject’s agency, as they are of Green’s intent to portray their complexity. Through these insistently beautiful photographs, we access a kaleidoscopic consideration of what it means to find solace, comfort, and visibility within a community often relegated to the margins.

A project such as “Jewels from the Hinterland” takes on a particular type of urgency within the context of this sociocultural moment of seemingly interminable crisis, where the imaging of black and brown bodies is often deployed to a particular end. Whether portrayed in a mythical manner or as the sites of structural or physical trauma, black and brown bodies are ever in a state of being performed upon. But here, they are left to be. Collectively, these images attest to the tenderness and the strength, the beauty and the intricacy, that is present if only one were to spend time, and look and listen closely.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

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 2018-07-02 2018-07-02 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:14:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: July 2, 2018

Kids can hit the courts in Brooklyn’s Backyard all summer long! From June through August, children ages 6-16 are invited to Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer Youth Program at the Prospect Park Tennis Center. Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.

Act fast! Registration for this popular program is now open and a limited number of slots are available! Register today.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 436-2500 x 305

Location: Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)

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B068 Parade Ground 2018-07-02 2018-07-02 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: July 2, 2018

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

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

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

Tour Reservations

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-07-02 2018-07-02 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:56 EST
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: July 2, 2018

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

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

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

Tour Reservations

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-07-02 2018-07-02 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:56 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: July 2, 2018

Over the course of the 1800s, weddings in New York City evolved from intimate private ceremonies to large, lavish affairs. This exhibition explores the changes in wedding customs as the 19th century progressed, including the trousseau, printed invitations, and the giving of gifts.

Highlights include Eliza Tredwell’s 1820 empire-style embroidered cotton wedding dress and Sarah Ann Tredwell’s 1872 silk bridal dress made in Paris, the highest fashion of the post-Civil War bustle period. Accessories include silk wedding boots, and earrings, corsage, and headpiece of wax orange blossoms.

This exhibition is on view on Thursdays through Mondays (except major holidays) from May 3 to July 30. The house is open on Thursdays from noon to 8:00 p.m. and Fridays through Mondays from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-07-02 2018-07-02 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 Date: July 2, 2018

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

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

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

Tour Reservations

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

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

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 5:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2018-07-02 2018-07-02 5:00 pm 5:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:57 EST
<![CDATA[West African Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/west-african-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/west-african-dance Date: July 2, 2018

Get fit while having tons of fun!

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-07-02 2018-07-02 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594305f136f0d.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Movie Nights: A League of Their Own]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/bryant-park-movie-nights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/02/bryant-park-movie-nights Date: July 2, 2018

Bring a blanket and sit on the lawn to enjoy great food, friends, and a feature film at Bryant Park Movie Nights. The lawn opens at 5:00 p.m., and the film begins at sunset. Ther will be food items for sale, curated by Hester Street Fair, on the Fountain Terrace.

A League of Their Own (1992)
A look at the first women's professional baseball league focuses on the rivalry between sisters on the same team, and their washed up, hard-drinking coach. Rated PG.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-07-02 2018-07-02 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75381979201100000, -73.98373445868500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0eb8664bf4e.jpg Wed, 30 May 2018 16:44:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 Date: July 3, 2018

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.

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 workouts, 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.

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.

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 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:45:03 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: July 3, 2018

Join these morning classes 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.

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

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e1c4a664e.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Tai Chi Classes at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/free-tai-chi-classes-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/free-tai-chi-classes-at-washington-square-park Date: July 3, 2018

Improve your balance, strength, flexibility, and coordination in this Taijiquan class open to beginner and experienced alike. This martial art, created in the 19th century in Beijing, China, is a gentle, non-impact exercise benefiting both body and mind. Practitioners Tina and Juan invite you to join them in their practice—northern Wu style—every Tuesday at Garibaldi Plaza.

Classes brought to you by the Washington Square Park Conservancy and 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 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9b0d862742.png Sat, 19 May 2018 21:59:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Capturing the Bronx Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/capturing-the-bronx-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/capturing-the-bronx-exhibition Date: July 3, 2018

The Bronx is both a place and a collection of metaphors, a peninsula attached to the mainland in a city of islands. In many ways, it is defined by its diversities—social, demographic, geographic and temporal. Hospitals, museums, universities, formal gardens, beaches, parks, and historical sites are prominent features of the landscape. Massive public housing developments, neighborhoods of six-story apartment buildings and private homes, and bucolic landscapes surrounding long-standing estates can be found within the borders of the Bronx.

The photographers represented in this exhibit are connected to the Bronx by birth, residency, work, or affinity. Each has a unique history, a particular point of view, and an evolving personal story. Who we are as individuals and as a group is represented in this exhibit. We are creating a photographic archive of the Bronx. The Bronx Photographers Collaborative hopes these images speak to, inform, provoke, and inspire you to join us in documenting, celebrating, and advocating for the borough that means so much to us and has contributed so much to who we are.

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 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b047af1957ce.jpg Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: July 3, 2018

Culled from the ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present), this exhibition renders verdant alcoves and expansive green spaces throughout New York City, as well as select sites across the United States. Featuring black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, A Collective Utterance offers an exploration into the tender interiors of individuals that constitute the creative communities of a city, through an associative, atmospheric mapping of its outdoor spaces.

Spanning sites such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park, Green’s photographs present quiet, quotidian portraits—nuanced compositions that revel in her subjects’ subtle gestures, varied postures, and soft gazes. Documenting a community that is tight-knit yet sprawling in scope, Green’s project deeply engages with the historical and social role of photographic portrait, as a tool deployed to communicate, classify, or reinforce particular notions of subjectivity. Yet “Jewels from the Hinterland” destabilizes such structures, with photographic portraits that are as much a product of the subject’s agency, as they are of Green’s intent to portray their complexity. Through these insistently beautiful photographs, we access a kaleidoscopic consideration of what it means to find solace, comfort, and visibility within a community often relegated to the margins.

A project such as “Jewels from the Hinterland” takes on a particular type of urgency within the context of this sociocultural moment of seemingly interminable crisis, where the imaging of black and brown bodies is often deployed to a particular end. Whether portrayed in a mythical manner or as the sites of structural or physical trauma, black and brown bodies are ever in a state of being performed upon. But here, they are left to be. Collectively, these images attest to the tenderness and the strength, the beauty and the intricacy, that is present if only one were to spend time, and look and listen closely.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

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 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:14:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/fitness-walk Date: July 3, 2018

Join us for a free self-guided fitness walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately 2 miles). For adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: July 3, 2018

Kids can hit the courts in Brooklyn’s Backyard all summer long! From June through August, children ages 6-16 are invited to Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer Youth Program at the Prospect Park Tennis Center. Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.

Act fast! Registration for this popular program is now open and a limited number of slots are available! Register today.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 436-2500 x 305

Location: Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)

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B068 Parade Ground 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Movement Classes for Adults and Seniors at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/free-movement-classes-for-adults-and-seniors-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/free-movement-classes-for-adults-and-seniors-at-washington-square-park Date: July 3, 2018

Get your body moving this summer with fun, unique dance classes that promote strong and creative movement among adults of all ages and abilities. Classes are led by Dances founder, dancer/choreographer/teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas.

Classes brought to you by the Washington Square Park Conservancy and NYC Parks

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aff3c339cbe4.png Mon, 04 Jun 2018 03:59:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/bryant-park-yoga Date: July 3, 2018

Stop by the park and join a Tuesday morning class in this flagship series presented by Kevita. Gaiam provides a colorful selection of mats for the first 1,200 participants. If you would like to secure one of our mats, please arrive at least 30 minutes before class begins. Otherwise, feel free to bring your own!

Walk-ins are also welcome.

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0eb68bae662.jpg Mon, 11 Jun 2018 09:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/garden-highlights-walk Date: July 3, 2018

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d648cda9c2.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Communication and Socialization for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/communication-and-soacialization http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/communication-and-soacialization Date: July 3, 2018

An opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and picture communication.

Staff and family members of individuals with intellectual disabilities are welcome, as well as college students interested in a career in the field

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:59:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knitting Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/bryant-park-knitting-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/bryant-park-knitting-class Date: July 3, 2018

Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts.

Call (212) 787-5896 to register, or take a chance and drop by.

Yarn and needles are provided. Classes are weather permitting.

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4eb1dd2b2c.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/gallery-tour Date: July 3, 2018

Learn about Glyndor Gallery exhibitions on a tour led by Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow.

Ecological Consciousness: Artist as Instigator continues Wave Hill’s efforts to examine the ways that artists engage in ecological projects that present a call to action. The exhibition documents environmental art that explores persistent problems throughout New York City.

In the Sunroom Project Space, Priyanka Dasgupta and Chad Marshall’sinstallation uses traditional landscape architecture, such as a conventional English garden maze, to expose the instability of identity in the United States. Working collaboratively since 2015, Dasgupta and Marshall’s work explores the dichotomy of the sanctuary—its ability to protect as well as restrict.

In the Sun Porch, Katie Westmoreland’s presentation of kinetic tapestries responds to the space’s architecture, evoking the patterns cast by sunlight through trees and plants. Her immersive installation utilizes the passing light and shadow patterns of the day as active mediums in her work, calling attention to the sun’s enduring, inspirational qualities.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d650c72708.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:29:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Sign Language Class with Baby Fingers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/sign-language-class-with-baby-fingers Date: July 3, 2018

Learn American Sign Language through songs and play with other parents, educators, and/or children close to your child’s age. Go home each week with new vocabulary and new tunes to enhance communication between you and your child!

Whether you intend to incorporate sign language in your life for the long term or simply during this pre-verbal/developing verbal time, watch in awe as your child discovers the world of language. See the research come to life, as music and sign language both aid in the development of language and literacy. Baby Fingers programs incorporate the research supporting the benefits of sign language at all ages and stages, for children with and without special needs.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5944219cf25cc.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/yoga Date: July 3, 2018

Join us in beautiful Inwood Hill Park for a free yoga class!

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594424cb151b3.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/yoga-in-the-park Date: July 3, 2018

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our evening yoga classes.

Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance and Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on water.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.79469323427100000, -73.91434574127200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ab40fc49c44a.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit Date: July 3, 2018

Veteran Donald Calliste leads exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive even after your workout is done.

Please bring a 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 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 6:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.80417773640200000, -73.97017335891700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96a70a62df.JPG Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:44:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: July 3, 2018

Join instructor Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a flowing, multi-level Pilates Mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!

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 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da710dc915.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:14:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Stargazing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/stargazing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/stargazing Date: July 3, 2018

Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars. Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.

Stargazing at the High Line takes place every Tuesday, beginning at dusk, between Tuesday, April 3, and Tuesday, October 30.

In the event of rain, Stargazing on the High Line will be cancelled. Check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates every Tuesday by 3pm.

Partners
Stargazing at the High Line is presented by Friends of the High Line in partnership with the Amateur Astronomers Association.

Support
High Line Programs are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson.

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212)206-9922

Location: On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 6:45 pm 9:30 pm 40.74177862855900000, -74.00772690773000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5abe4da6c8e7d.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:14:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Waterfront Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/free-waterfront-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/free-waterfront-yoga Date: July 3, 2018

Join us for free summer evening yoga classes at Hunter's Point South Park!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hunter's Point South Park

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.74190567639500000, -73.96069294535100000 Thu, 31 May 2018 15:44:24 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: July 3, 2018

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: 212-360-3300

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11963a42b26.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:59:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-axis-project-wheelchair-basketball Date: July 3, 2018

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. It's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2018-07-03 2018-07-03 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/582dc931cb262.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:42 EST
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Edward Scissorhands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/movies-under-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/movies-under-the-stars Date: July 3, 2018

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

A fantastic modern day suburban fairy tale. Edward's unconventional charm is soon discovered as he styles hair, gardens and grooms dogs with the shears of metal where his fingers should have been.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Playground (in Juniper Valley Park)

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Q102 Juniper Valley Park 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.72002229824100000, -73.87775158882100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1fce5158ba1.JPG Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:29:49 EDT
<![CDATA[FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/frogwatch-usa-in-the-greenbelt-monthly-monitoring-sessions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/03/frogwatch-usa-in-the-greenbelt-monthly-monitoring-sessions Date: July 3, 2018

We will hike within the Greenbelt to listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative. This program is suitable for ages 8+.

Please bring a headlamp or flashlight.

Please note: Registration is required. To register, please email naturecenture@sigreenbelt.org or call (718) 351-3450.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-07-03 2018-07-03 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa016921ec8a.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/free-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/free-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: July 4, 2018

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

Please bring your own yoga mat.

Classes brought to you by the Washington Square Park Conservancy and 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 2018-07-04 2018-07-04 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1e850dca31.png Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green Date: July 4, 2018

Culled from the ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present), this exhibition renders verdant alcoves and expansive green spaces throughout New York City, as well as select sites across the United States. Featuring black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, A Collective Utterance offers an exploration into the tender interiors of individuals that constitute the creative communities of a city, through an associative, atmospheric mapping of its outdoor spaces.

Spanning sites such as Riverside Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park, Green’s photographs present quiet, quotidian portraits—nuanced compositions that revel in her subjects’ subtle gestures, varied postures, and soft gazes. Documenting a community that is tight-knit yet sprawling in scope, Green’s project deeply engages with the historical and social role of photographic portrait, as a tool deployed to communicate, classify, or reinforce particular notions of subjectivity. Yet “Jewels from the Hinterland” destabilizes such structures, with photographic portraits that are as much a product of the subject’s agency, as they are of Green’s intent to portray their complexity. Through these insistently beautiful photographs, we access a kaleidoscopic consideration of what it means to find solace, comfort, and visibility within a community often relegated to the margins.

A project such as “Jewels from the Hinterland” takes on a particular type of urgency within the context of this sociocultural moment of seemingly interminable crisis, where the imaging of black and brown bodies is often deployed to a particular end. Whether portrayed in a mythical manner or as the sites of structural or physical trauma, black and brown bodies are ever in a state of being performed upon. But here, they are left to be. Collectively, these images attest to the tenderness and the strength, the beauty and the intricacy, that is present if only one were to spend time, and look and listen closely.

A Collective Utterance is organized by Oluremi C. Onabanjo.

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 2018-07-04 2018-07-04 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1040e425388.jpg Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:14:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Capturing the Bronx Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/capturing-the-bronx-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/capturing-the-bronx-exhibition Date: July 4, 2018

The Bronx is both a place and a collection of metaphors, a peninsula attached to the mainland in a city of islands. In many ways, it is defined by its diversities—social, demographic, geographic and temporal. Hospitals, museums, universities, formal gardens, beaches, parks, and historical sites are prominent features of the landscape. Massive public housing developments, neighborhoods of six-story apartment buildings and private homes, and bucolic landscapes surrounding long-standing estates can be found within the borders of the Bronx.

The photographers represented in this exhibit are connected to the Bronx by birth, residency, work, or affinity. Each has a unique history, a particular point of view, and an evolving personal story. Who we are as individuals and as a group is represented in this exhibit. We are creating a photographic archive of the Bronx. The Bronx Photographers Collaborative hopes these images speak to, inform, provoke, and inspire you to join us in documenting, celebrating, and advocating for the borough that means so much to us and has contributed so much to who we are.

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 2018-07-04 2018-07-04 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b047af1957ce.jpg Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/prospect-park-tennis-summer-youth-program Date: July 4, 2018

Kids can hit the courts in Brooklyn’s Backyard all summer long! From June through August, children ages 6-16 are invited to Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer Youth Program at the Prospect Park Tennis Center. Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.

Act fast! Registration for this popular program is now open and a limited number of slots are available! Register today.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 436-2500 x 305

Location: Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)

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B068 Parade Ground 2018-07-04 2018-07-04 9:00 am 3:00 pm 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/farm-compost-volunteer-opportunities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/farm-compost-volunteer-opportunities Date: July 4, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-07-04 2018-07-04 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a8c447a6148b.JPG Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/04/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: July 4, 2018

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.

Adults must be present throughout the class.

Classes brought to you by the Washington Square Park Conservancy and NYC Parks.

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 2018-07-04 2018-07-04 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:55 EDT