NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Fri, 28 Jul 2017 02:51:29 GMT <![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 30, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Fort Greene]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/tai-chi-fort-greene http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/tai-chi-fort-greene Date: July 30, 2017

Movement, meditation, and deep breathing for better health, strength, concentration, and self-awareness!

Wear comfortable workout clothing and sneakers.

Your instructors will be Leon Qi Ying and Marilyn Fleming. Leon Qi Ying is native Chinese speaker and Brooklyn resident who has studied and practiced Tai Chi for over 30 years. Marilyn Fleming ‘M’ grew up in the UK and is longtime resident of Fort Greene. M studied with Leon Qi Ying and is a Tai Chi Easy™ Practice Leader.

Important note: if you practice Tai Chi for health purposes, it is important that you seek advice from your main health care providers, such as your family doctors. This will help ensure coordinated and safe care.

No class if it rains.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone:

Location: On the lawn between the Visitor Center and Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 10:00 am 11:15 am 40.69211135514100000, -73.97502458095600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595165ff33210.jpg Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Fort Tryon Park Beautification Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/fort-tryon-park-beautification-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/fort-tryon-park-beautification-day Date: July 30, 2017

Wear long pants and sturdy shoes and join the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust at its monthly beautification days. Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.

Tools and gloves will be provided.

Groups must RSVP by emailing info@FortTryonParkTrust.org by July 16.

Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.85929870605469000, -73.93409729003906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58a4cb6fa9075.JPG Wed, 08 Mar 2017 18:30:24 EST
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/waterfront-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/waterfront-walks Date: July 30, 2017

Conservancy Docents provide Waterfront Walks educating the public on the park’s unique design, history, and ecology on the last Sunday of each month at 10:00 p.m. from April through October. Wear comfortable shoes—these tours traverse the beautiful park landscape!

Please RSVP here.

Interested in taking a group tour? Groups of 6 or more, please fill out a group tour request form to schedule a tour.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:15:23 EST
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 30, 2017

Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. All ages are welcome. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!

There will be free monthly workshops facilitated by community leaders covering gardening, nutrition, and craft related topics.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a4ab18fbc.JPG Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[The Uni Project at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street Date: July 30, 2017

Come read, draw, and explore with the Uni every Sunday in front of the Hester Street Playground in Sara D Roosevelt Park.

Programming made possible with funding from The Ong Family Foundation and Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts.

Presented by NYC Parks

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hester Street Crossing (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park)

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M105 Sara D. Roosevelt Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.71686920462300000, -73.99403337819400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594413b51dd32.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/central-park-tour-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/central-park-tour-hallett-nature-sanctuary-and-the-pond Date: July 30, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 11:00 am 12:15 pm 40.76570129394531000, -73.97609710693360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/578ff334eb794.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Highbridge Park History]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/highbridge-park-history http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/highbridge-park-history Date: July 30, 2017

Named after New York City's oldest bridge, Highbridge Park is home to an unusual geologic makeup and an early engineering marvel that greet visitors who stroll in the pathways north and south. Let the Urban Park Rangers guide you through the park as these stories are told.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: 165th Street and Edgecombe Avenue

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2017-07-30 2017-07-30 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.83719500000000000, -73.93670330000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5939c845dd233.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 18:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Living with Urban Coyotes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/living-with-urban-coyotes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/living-with-urban-coyotes Date: July 30, 2017

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Rangers to borrow a pair.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 18:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Intermediate Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/intermediate-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/intermediate-canoeing Date: July 30, 2017

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.

Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older. Participation in a mandatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is requied.

Some experience is preferred; first-come, first-served.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Paerdegat Avenue North and 11th Street

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2017-07-30 2017-07-30 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.62826864989300000, -73.90493077171900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593abb319479e.jpg Fri, 09 Jun 2017 11:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Turtle Time]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/turtle-time http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/turtle-time Date: July 30, 2017

Do you think you know a lot about turtles? Come meet some of our classroom pets as we discuss fact and fiction surrounding these fascinating reptiles.

We will also hike to look for turtles that live in outdoors.

Ages 5+.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Waterfront Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/waterfront-walks1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/waterfront-walks1 Date: July 30, 2017

Learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, the park's sustainable design, and how it came to life during these park tours led by docents. Tours will be given on the last Sunday of every month, at 11:00 a.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70294877799900000, -73.99473768472700000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunday Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/sunday-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/sunday-tai-chi Date: July 30, 2017

Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.

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 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594ab8e9c9019.jpg Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Music in the Grove: Kids Concert Featuring Hopalong Andrew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/music-in-the-grove-kids-concert-ft-hopalong-andrew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/music-in-the-grove-kids-concert-ft-hopalong-andrew Date: July 30, 2017

Come listen to some upbeat, urban cowboy tunes brought to you by Hopalong Andrew! Bring your blanket and set it down by the trees just south of the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument for this free concert catered to children younger than eight years old.

Stick around after the show for a glass mosaic workshop for all ages!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Grove (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.69150161743164000, -73.97570037841797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5967dc6961504.jpg Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Weekend Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/weekend-nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/weekend-nature-exploration Date: July 30, 2017

Join Prospect Park Alliance for fun nature activities, and also participate in our 150th anniversary species count for special prizes.

Schedule of Activities

Discovery Pack, 10 a..m. – noon: get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.

Blooming Naturalist, 10 a.m.: So you think you are a naturalist? Investigate the natural world by learning how to use tools and guides used by biologist. This activity leads you through activities to discover the Audubon Center and Prospect Park.

Nature’s Helpers, 11 a.m.: Learn how to keep Prospect Park healthy by cleaning up the lakeshore, spreading mulch or removing invasive species. This is activity is led by Alliance staff and all materials are provided.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/yoga-in-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/yoga-in-the-battery Date: July 30, 2017

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

Classes take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

RSVP is required. Donations are welcome.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 0:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Woodland Lawn (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 11:30 am 0:30 am 40.70219198352000000, -74.01546913523500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59299c431592c.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/basketball-clinic Date: July 30, 2017

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.69931908735900000, -73.99871540069600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/summer-on-the-hudson-sungaze http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/summer-on-the-hudson-sungaze Date: July 30, 2017

Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Community Rowing at Pier 40]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/free-community-rowing-at-pier-40 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/free-community-rowing-at-pier-40 Date: July 30, 2017

Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Rowing in traditional Whitehall gigs, captained by experienced New York Harbor coxswains. The Village Community Boathouse offers free community rowing on Sundays at noon and on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m., through November 12, 2017.

Community rowing is free and open to all; no experience or reservations necessary, and lifejackets will be provided. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. All participants must sign a liability waiver.

Please note: It is very important that you arrive between noon and 12:30 p.m., as the Village Community Boathouse pair their boats, coxswains, and rowers by 12:30. Boats leave right after for the afternoon. In some cases, the Villiage Community Boathouse will have additional boats leaving at a later time but the chances to get out on a boat then are much slimmer. Please check the Villiage Community Boathouse's social media feeds on Facebook or Twitter for possible last-minute changes due to weather or other circumstances. Or, call (212) 229-2059.

About Free Community Rowing
The Community Rows 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 onsite. The rows last, depending on river conditions and rower level experience, between one and three hours.Most of these rows have mixed crews with those that have never been on the river before and some old hands. Visit the Village Community Boathouse's website for more information and photos!

About Village Community Boathouse
Village Community Boathouse is a 501(c)(3) non-profit run by volunteers, based on the south side of Pier 40 on the Hudson River. While our community rowing programs are free, our facilities, boats and equipment require regular upkeep and repair. Your donations make our program possible.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 229-2059

Location: Pier 40

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2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.72847662039400000, -74.01341533660900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f9297a60298.JPG Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[39th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Powwow]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/39th-annual-thunderbird-american-indian-midsummer-powwow http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/39th-annual-thunderbird-american-indian-midsummer-powwow Date: July 30, 2017

New York City's oldest and largest powwow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions to which the public is invited. Over 40 Indian Nations are represented at this spectacular event, held in the apple orchard on the farm grounds. A large selection of unique Native American art, crafts, jewelry, and food are available.

This three-day event takes place on July 28 through July 30. Event times vary each day. For more information, please visit Queens Farm's website.

Purchase tickets on Eventbrite!

Know Before You Go

  • There is NO ATM machine on site at this event. Credit cards are accepted for general admission to the event. Please note that food vendors, hayrides, petting zoo, and pony rides accept cash only.
  • Pets are not allowed, for the safety of our farm animals.
  • Wheelchair accessibility is available for the farm grounds and restrooms.
  • Strollers, backpacks and bottled water are allowed on our grounds.
  • Refunds up to 1 day before event. No exchanges on event tickets. Tickets cannot be replaced or transferred.
  • Gates open at 10:00 a.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 347-3276

Location: Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park)

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Q453 Queens Farm Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.74779129028300000, -73.72227478027300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/596d1c3c14486.jpg Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:30:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures9 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures9 Date: July 30, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0210

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 13:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures14 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures14 Date: July 30, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer!

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures1 Date: July 30, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures16 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures16 Date: July 30, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer!

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.60411903908000000, -73.93051835582000000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures18 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures18 Date: July 30, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.79520034790039000, -73.77839660644531000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures20 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures20 Date: July 30, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Glass Mosaic Activity]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/glass-mosaic-activity http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/glass-mosaic-activity Date: July 30, 2017

Come join neighborhood artist Amanda Patenaude in Fort Greene Park for an interactive mini mosaic event! Re-craft and recreate your own mosaic tile made from glass collected throughout the park to take home! You can also come see Amanda Patenaude's art installation for the park, also made from found glass.

Meet at the southwest wing of the Monument Plaza.

Have fun, engage in the community, and help keep our park clean through this simple hands-on arts activities! For all ages!

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Grove (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:30 pm 2:00 pm 40.69150161743164000, -73.97570037841797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5967dd933e88c.JPG Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/forest-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/forest-crew Date: July 30, 2017

Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.

College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green-collar field are strongly encouraged to attend regularly and to view this as an apprenticeship opportunity. Consistency will be rewarded!

Priority registration will always be given to regular and repeat volunteers if attendance approaches program capacity.

Please RSVP here.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

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

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M037 Highbridge Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.85380172729500000, -73.92620086669900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d05a5a67417.JPG Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/bronx-summer-concert-series-at-orchard-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/bronx-summer-concert-series-at-orchard-beach Date: July 30, 2017

Come on out and enjoy some Salsa, Freestyle, Bachata, Merengue R& B, and Pop eveny Sunday through September 3. Zumba will also be provided.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 590-3567

Location: Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.86619949340820000, -73.79479980468750000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Eric Magnus: WHAT IS WILD: Mobile Studio in the Park Residency Open Studio]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/eric-magnus-what-is-wild-mobile-studio-in-the-park-residency-open-studio http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/eric-magnus-what-is-wild-mobile-studio-in-the-park-residency-open-studio Date: July 30, 2017

Join the Queens Museum and ArtBuilt for an open studio with current artist in residence Eric Magnus and WHAT IS WILD.

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8114

Location: Queens Museum (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.74589920043900000, -73.84680175781200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5979054f4d135.jpg Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:15:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: July 30, 2017

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 11:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 Date: July 30, 2017

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 family, ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers.

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 July 24. 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 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.74280166626000000, -73.73590087890600000 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Storytime & Craft]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/storytime-craft http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/storytime-craft Date: July 30, 2017

Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.

Recommended for ages 10 and younger.

Sponsored by the World Flower Children’s Foundation. While supplies last.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592d6b5458285.JPG Mon, 03 Jul 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Laughter in the Park 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/laughter-in-the-park-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/laughter-in-the-park-2017 Date: July 30, 2017

Laughter in the Park is a free, outdoor weekly comedy series, presented by NYLaughs.org, that takes place over the course of four weeks throughout the summer.

Every Sunday starting July 9, you can catch up to two hours of stand up comedy performed by some of comedy's most innovative and talked about artists. Please bring a blanket and a picnic basket!

Performers (Bookings are subject to change)

Michelle Buteau (headliner)
Michelle is a comedian and radio host. She co-hosted VH1's "Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey" and has been a staple at VH1 appearing on countless "I Love The" series as well as on "Best Week Ever."

Saurin Choksi
Saurin Choksi recently appeared on Fuse TV as the host of "White Guy Talk Show", a nightly pop culture comedy show. In 2014 his stand up comedy took first place at the Boston Comedy Festival.

Anthony DeVito
Anthony is an NYC-based comedian. He recently made his network-television debut on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and was the 2015 winner of Caroline's "March Madness." He can be seen on TV Land's "The Jim Gaffigan Show" and in regular appearances on Fox News Channel's "Red Eye."

Charlie Pickering
Charlie is an Australian TV host and comedian. He is best known as a former co-host on the comedic current affairs program "The Project." He currently hosts "The Weekly," a popular weekly news satire program.

Laughter in the Park Schedule
Our shows are as follows:

  • Sunday, July 9 - Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday July 16 - Granite Prospect at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 23 - Old Bandshell Lawn at Tompkins Square Park, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 30 - Mineral Spring in Central Park, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

About NY Laughs
NYLaughs.org is a unique non-profit that aims to change the cultural landscape of the Big Apple through humor. From parks to streets and even subways, we provide New Yorkers laughter free of charge with our public, live comedy shows. We want to celebrate and deepen an appreciation of the comic arts. We also want to make New York a better place by cultivating community, inspiring our audiences, and making the city a happier and healthier place through laughter.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the men and women of the NYC Parks Department!

"Laughter in the Park" is a passion project run solely by volunteers. NYLaughs would like to acknowledge our sponsors: Fairway Markets and Manhattan Mini-Storage, two NY businesses that are focused on the health and wellness of New Yorkers. Funding for Laughter in the Park 2017 is also made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement / Creative Learning, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. LMCC.net. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond. Additionally, NYLaughs is the recipient of Community Arts Grant from the Washington Square Park Conservatory.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 727-5233

Location: Mineral Springs (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.77289962768555000, -73.97609710693360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595caba5e869d.jpg Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/activity-table Date: July 30, 2017

Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new. Activities are appropriate for all ages!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929741d3ec6e.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Seneca Village]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/central-park-tour-seneca-village http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/central-park-tour-seneca-village Date: July 30, 2017

Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.

Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour to learn about the lives of Seneca Village’s residents in the 1800s and the community’s place in pre-Central Park. Highlights of this tour include: Summit Rock, Tanner's Spring, Winterdale Arch, and sites where important residences and churches existed before the development of the Park.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. The tour starts and ends inside the park at 85th Street and Central Park West

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

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

For more information, please review our Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.78459930419922000, -73.96970367431640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56424fc58921d.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The Amazing Michael’s Juggling Show at Fantasy Forest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-amazing-michaels-juggling-show-at-fantasy-forest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-amazing-michaels-juggling-show-at-fantasy-forest Date: July 30, 2017

Every Sunday, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

About The Amazing Michael’s Juggling Show
Michael Karas presents a world-class juggling show full of jaw-dropping stunts, exciting audience participation, and hilarious physical comedy. From balls, clubs, and rings to puppets, knives, and spinning plates, Michael will dazzle you with his incredible array of circus talents. Who knows? He may even inspire you to start juggling yourself!

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149d820f954.jpg Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - R&B/Soul]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/central-park-conservancy-harlem-meer-performance-festival1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/central-park-conservancy-harlem-meer-performance-festival1 Date: July 30, 2017

The 24th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent in music and dance to Central Park! Enjoy jazz, Latin, world, and gospel music while admiring the lakeside views. All ages are welcome.

The Chris Black Experience
R&B/Soul
The Chris Black Experience combines instrumental and vocal soul, jazz, and funk. They’ve worked with industry greats in every genre of music, from Regina Belle to Les McCann. Get Details

The Harlem Meer Performance Festival takes place on Sundays from June 18 through September 3. For the full lineup, please visit Central Park Conservancy's Harlem Meer Performance Festival page.

In case of inclement weather, please check our Alerts & Closures page or @centralparknyc on Twitter.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1374

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5942e2aad016a.JPG Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures11 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures11 Date: July 30, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0210

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures13 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures13 Date: July 30, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures15 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures15 Date: July 30, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures17 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures17 Date: July 30, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.60411903908000000, -73.93051835582000000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures19 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures19 Date: July 30, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.79520034790039000, -73.77839660644531000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures21 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/nature-center-adventures21 Date: July 30, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Tending to a Growing Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/tending-to-a-growing-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/tending-to-a-growing-garden Date: July 30, 2017

Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches at Lefferts Historic House by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants.

Bring a hat and a bottle of water, and we will provide the tools and gloves!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59494657ecd13.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Presents: Shakespeare - Twelfth Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/bryant-park-presents-shakespeare http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/bryant-park-presents-shakespeare Date: July 30, 2017

Join us on the lawn for a full production of Twelfth Night, produced by the Drilling Company.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[The Amazing Michael’s Juggling Show at Fantasy Forest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-amazing-michaels-juggling-show-at-fantasy-forest1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-amazing-michaels-juggling-show-at-fantasy-forest1 Date: July 30, 2017

Every Sunday, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

About The Amazing Michael’s Juggling Show
Michael Karas presents a world-class juggling show full of jaw-dropping stunts, exciting audience participation, and hilarious physical comedy. From balls, clubs, and rings to puppets, knives, and spinning plates, Michael will dazzle you with his incredible array of circus talents. Who knows? He may even inspire you to start juggling yourself!

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149d820f954.jpg Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/zumba-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/zumba-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 30, 2017

Dodge YMCA fitness instructor Alma Bonilla’s Zumba classes are so much fun you’ll forget that you’re burning calories!

ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and International music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. before each class.
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each afternoon before participating.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 4:30 pm 5:30 am 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Tango in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/tango-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/tango-in-the-park Date: July 30, 2017

Let the tango begin! Take advantage of free professional instruction from 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., accompanied by a live DJ. Then, enjoy a performance by Tangeristas and live music until 9:00 p.m. It will be beautiful. It is a wonderful evening of music, dance, and song in a beautiful environment. Dance around the fountain flower bed into the sunset.

Perfect for families and perfect for date night. Come with your children and dogs.

This event will take place in six sessions on Sundays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.. The dates are: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30. When selecting tickets, please choose your desired date.

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 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.73379898071300000, -73.98439788818400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5951884de10b7.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/hudson-warehouse-presents-henry-v http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/hudson-warehouse-presents-henry-v Date: July 30, 2017

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

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

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

For more information, see hudsonwarehouse.net.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59541567aa297.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:30:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Katz Concert Series: Alive N Kickin]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/katz-concert-series-alive-n-kickin http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/katz-concert-series-alive-n-kickin Date: July 30, 2017

Cover Band Alive N Kickin will be performing hits from the 1960s through today!

Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show!

Sponsored by Borough President Melinda Katz in Partnership with Kupferberg Center for the Arts and NYC Parks

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays Date: July 30, 2017

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

Amplified Sundays take place each Sunday in July.

Schedule

  • July 2: Mr. Reed - NYC soul artist backed by horns
  • July 9: Lyla Canté - Jewish Cantor meets Flamenco guitarist and sparks fly
  • July 16: Innov Gnawa - venerable and hypnotic gnawa music is the "The Moroccan Blues"
  • July 23: Dahlia Dumont’s Blue Dahlia - international reggae, sewn with French chanson, ska, and tango
  • July 30:La Mecánica Popular - a unique blend of processed Peruvian-style guitar licks and experimental synths

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c05bfbb678a.JPG Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents The Three Musketeers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers Date: July 30, 2017

It's all for one and one for all as D'Artagnan and the Musketeers fight to protect the ones they love from the revolting exploits of Cardinal Richelieu.

A story of double crossings, kidnappings, and carefully-guarded secrets, complete with lavish fights and sweeping romance, The Three Musketeers reminds us that through strength, courage and unity, you can always defend what you believe in.

Directed by Jenny Bennett, Choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher, Fight Director: Manny Brown

Friday evening performances begin at 8:30 p.m., immediately after JazzMobile.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80488245516300000, -73.94440275430700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594427843a333.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:30:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: My Bodyguard]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/movie-under-the-stars-my-bodyguard http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/movie-under-the-stars-my-bodyguard Date: July 30, 2017

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

Clifford Peache transfers from private to public school and becomes the victim of a "protection racket" run by the school thug. Looking for a bodyguard, Peache seeks out the huge Linderman and finds him to be a sensitive outcast. Tony Bill has created a warm, funny film about friendship and growing up.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Athens Square

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Q436 Athens Square 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.76770019531250000, -73.92250061035156000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59382ba490a67.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Batman (1989)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/movies-under-the-stars-batman-1989 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/movies-under-the-stars-batman-1989 Date: July 30, 2017

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

This 1989 rendition of the classic 1960s television show started a blockbuster franchise on the legendary caped crusader. In this version, the Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy, the clownishly homicidal Joker. Directed by Tim Burton, this fantastic send-up stars Michael Keaton in the title role, Billy Dee Williams (Harvey Dent), Kim Bassinger (Vicki Vail), and Jack Nicholson (Joker).

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:45 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: 8:45 pm

End time: 10:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: John Paul Jones Park

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B035 John Paul Jones Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 8:45 pm 10:45 pm 40.61109924316406000, -74.03389739990234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5967ce2d4c6de.jpg Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Max Steel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/movies-under-the-stars-max-steel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/movies-under-the-stars-max-steel Date: July 30, 2017

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

Based on the toy line by Mattel, this science fiction film chronicles the adventures of teenage Max McGrath (Ben Winchell) and alien companion Steel (Josh Brener), who combine their powers to form the superhero Max Steel. The film also stars Andy Garcia, Maria Bello and Ana Villafañe.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:45 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: 8:45 pm

End time: 10:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Leif Ericson Park

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B052 Leif Ericson Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 8:45 pm 10:15 pm 40.63100051879883000, -74.01219940185547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5967d29b478da.jpg Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/the-fence Date: July 31, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Bootcamp in the Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/bootcamp-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/bootcamp-in-the-park Date: July 31, 2017

Join HY/HK Alliance for a free Bootcamp fitness class with Ruel Davis!

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/competitive-rowing-camp Date: July 31, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c056b59d2b3.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise: Abhaya Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/sunrise-abhaya-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/sunrise-abhaya-yoga Date: July 31, 2017

Escape the bustle of the city with sunrise yoga in the morning light.

Join Sunrise Abhaya Yoga for a yoga class that integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation and meditation to stretch, strengthen and condition.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. before each class.
- Remember to bring a mat if you have one (a limited number of mats are available first come first served - with valid ID).
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each morning before participating.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: July 31, 2017

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: July 31, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 31, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Broadway Dance with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/broadway-dance-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/broadway-dance-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 31, 2017

Brooklyn resident James Martinelli’s Cardio Dance and Range of Movement workout offers improved strength and increased flexibility.

Set to swinging show tunes, this class is appropriate for anyone who wants a safe, effective, and fun workout. Sneakers are a must.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. before each class.
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each morning before participating.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival Date: July 31, 2017

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Rose Garden

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2017-07-31 2017-07-31 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66912421916000000, -73.96799683573600000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:45:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Camp for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/garden-camp-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/garden-camp-for-kids Date: July 31, 2017

Register your child today for Garden Camp!

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5951a872c97b1.png Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/central-park-tour-the-art-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/central-park-tour-the-art-of-the-park Date: July 31, 2017

Central Park has long been revered as a masterpiece of living art. Visitors on this tour will admire park vistas as if walking through a landscape painting, all while learning about the park's intricate design features. Discover the park's most artfully executed landscapes on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include: Sheep Meadow, the Mall, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, the Ramble, and Belvedere Castle.

The tour route involves hills and stairs. The tour starts at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park at 65th Street), and ends at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street)

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57080188cc420.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Language Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/bryant-park-language-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/bryant-park-language-classes Date: July 31, 2017

Bryant Park speaks Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, and French with instruction by inlingua. Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season without needing to play catch up.

Please note: Pre-registration is required, and opens one week before each class date. Please email inlinguainBryantPark@inlingua.com to reserve a spot. 20 student capacity per class. Attendance is limited to one class for each language offered. We are able to accept drop-ins on the day of class if it is not full.

Start time: 11:45 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 11:45 am 12:30 pm 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Thu, 25 May 2017 17:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: The Hustler]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival Date: July 31, 2017

Enjoy classic films under the stars on the big screen. Bring a blanket and sit on the lawn to enjoy great food, friends, and a classic Warner Brothers cartoon before each film.

The lawn opens at 5:00 p.m. for blankets and picnicking. Films begin at sunset (typically between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.). All packages, bags, briefcases, backpacks, etc. are subject to inspection. Food items for sale curated by Hester Street Fair on the Fountain Terrace.

The Hustler
Nominated for 9 Oscars, this dark and gritty tale of pool hall sharks won for Cinematography and Art Direction. Fast Eddie (Paul Newman) is a hungry, small-time upstart with dreams of beating the unbeatable Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason), a living legend and the reigning champion of major league pool. Eddie has a lot to learn, but the lessons come with a price. George C. Scott, as a shady big-time gambler, refused his nomination for Best Supporting Actor, but Gleason gladly accepted his. Newman won an Oscar of his own years later when he played Fast Eddie again in The Color of Money. (1961) 134 MIN. (NR) (FOX)

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 5:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: July 31, 2017

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 6:00 pm 6:45 pm 40.84830093383800000, -73.82260131835900000 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Euripides Summer Festival Presents The Madness of Hercules]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/new-york-euripides-summer-festival-presents-the-madness-of-hercules http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/new-york-euripides-summer-festival-presents-the-madness-of-hercules Date: July 31, 2017

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 781-3631

Location: The East River Park Amphitheater (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)

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M144 John V. Lindsay East River Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.71116478829400000, -73.97778439521800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/596fc9d9f423f.jpg Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Drum Circle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/drum-circle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/drum-circle Date: July 31, 2017

Bring your own hand drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teacher. Djembes, ashikos, congas, bongos, frame drums, doumbeks, tamborines or any hand drum you might have around.

The teacher will also bring some extra drums for folks that would like to try the class but don’t have a drum.

All ages welcome — kids to adults.

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 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5943036710119.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[West African Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/west-african-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/west-african-dance Date: July 31, 2017

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. Get fit while having tons of fun!

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 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594305f136f0d.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn-to-Row 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/learntorow-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/learntorow-2 Date: July 31, 2017

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

The prerequisite for this course is our Learn-to-Row 1 program. All classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-31 2017-07-31 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c04d320090f.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Historic Harlem Parks & Manhattan Recreation Film Festival: Green White Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/historic-harlem-parks-manhattan-recreation-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/historic-harlem-parks-manhattan-recreation-film-festival Date: July 31, 2017

Green White Green, Directed by Abba Makama, Nigeria, 2016, 102 minutes.

Shot on location in Lagos, Green White Green humorously explores social and political views commonly held throughout Nigeria, with each character representing one of the country’s three major ethnic groups. A story about classism and how people from different economic and cultural backgrounds think and behave, Green White Green plays with stereotypes to illustrate just how similar we are despite our diversity and prejudices. Music: Afrobeats Music (DJ TBA).

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80187167833600000, -73.96009692549800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59419af397442.jpg Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Ballet Barre with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/ballet-barre-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/ballet-barre-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 31, 2017

Based on ballet techniques and movements, this class will engage muscles in focused exercises for a complete body workout.

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Flicks on the Beach: La La Land]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/flicks-on-the-beach-la-la-land1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/flicks-on-the-beach-la-la-land1 Date: July 31, 2017

Are you pumped to kick back and relax to this week's screening of La La Land? We sure hope you are!

"Sebastian and Mia are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart."

Schedule
7:00 p.m. - Music
7:45 p.m. - Performances
8:30 p.m. - Film

Brought to you by Alliance for Coney Island

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 946-1350

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

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.57318946409200000, -73.97837710380600000 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Newsies]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/movies-under-the-stars-newsies http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/movies-under-the-stars-newsies Date: July 31, 2017

Join us for a free outdoor film screening and special live performance!

About Disney Newsies The Broadway Musical
Straight from the Broadway stage, Fathom Events and Disney Theatrical Productions are thrilled to bring the Tony Award®-winning musical NEWSIES to cinemas nationwide. Filmed live on stage at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, CA, this not-to-be-missed high energy show stars Original Broadway cast members Jeremy Jordan as “Jack Kelly,” Kara Lindsay as “Katherine,” Ben Fankhauser as “Davey” and Andrew Keenan-Bolger as “Crutchie”. They’re joined by North American Tour stars Steve Blanchard as “Joseph Pulitzer,” and Aisha de Haas as “Medda Larkin,” and Ethan Steiner as “Les” along with members of both the Broadway and North American Tour ensembles, filling the stage with more “newsies” and more dancing than ever before.

In partnership with the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME).

Know Before You Go
You should arrive by 6:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Williamsbridge Oval

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.87870025634765600, -73.87699890136719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59763b24ea2ae.jpg Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:15:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Books Beneath the Bridge with WORD: Lisa Ko and Rakesh Satyal]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/books-beneath-the-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/books-beneath-the-bridge Date: July 31, 2017

WORD brings together two acclaimed, timely voices in fiction for a special reading and conversation in their home borough.

Lisa Ko will read from her novel The Leavers, which won the 2016 PEN/Bellweather Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction. She will be joined by Rakesh Satyal, the Lambda Award-winning author of Blue Boy, who will read from his most recent novel No One Can Pronounce My Name.

Sponsored by New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with WORD.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70193862915039000, -73.99747467041016000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ella Enchanted]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/movies-under-the-stars-presents-ella-enchanted http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/movies-under-the-stars-presents-ella-enchanted Date: July 31, 2017

Ella is under a spell to be constantly honest, a fact she must hide from her new step family in order to protect the prince of the land.

Bring a blanket or low chair.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.69939422607422000, -73.85723114013672000 Mon, 01 May 2017 14:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series: The Breakfast Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/2017-movies-on-the-waterfront-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/2017-movies-on-the-waterfront-series Date: July 31, 2017

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition invites everyone to come out this summer to enjoy the 2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series, Monday evenings at sunset (approximately 8:30 p.m.) at the Astoria Park Great Lawn.

The Breakfast Club (1985) R | 1h 37min | Comedy, Drama | 15 February 1985 (USA)
Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.

Director: John Hughes
Writer: John Hughes
Stars: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

These free movies are open to the public, and no RSVP or tickets are required. Just show up!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 8:30 pm 10:15 pm 40.77815603022100000, -73.92440688610100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59541e15e313d.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ella Enchanted]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/movie-under-the-stars-ella-enchanted http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/movie-under-the-stars-ella-enchanted Date: July 31, 2017

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

A girl tries to lift a curse that makes her overly obedient.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.69939422607422000, -73.85723114013672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5938244aa9d54.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/the-fence Date: August 1, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/competitive-rowing-camp Date: August 1, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-08-01 2017-08-01 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c056b59d2b3.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: August 1, 2017

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

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

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: August 1, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:30:11 EST
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: August 1, 2017

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/meditation Date: August 1, 2017

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: On the High Line at 22nd St. (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.74711794880300000, -74.00518564608800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f438fbae5b.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/fitness-walk Date: August 1, 2017

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Mon, 15 May 2017 12:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: August 1, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Tiny Tots Stories and Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tiny-tots-stories-and-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tiny-tots-stories-and-art Date: August 1, 2017

Fun is had with cute and funny stories and songs for tiny tots to enjoy. Session ends with fun arts activity inspired by the stories and songs.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Storytime at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/storytime-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/storytime-at-the-battery Date: August 1, 2017

Drawing inspiration from books like The Carrot Seed and The Grouchy Ladybug, Storytime at The Battery will give children their first introduction to urban farming with activities like planting seeds, touching the soil, crafting, or tasting new and delicious herbs and vegetables.

Stories are geared toward children ages five to eight years old, but accessible for children ages three and older, so bring the whole family!

Free and open to the public.

Story Schedule

July 11 - The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss and The Empty Pot by Demi
July 13 - Wangari's Trees of Peace by Jeanette Winter
July 18 - The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin and The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
July 20 - Miss Maple's Seeds by Eliza Wheeler
July 25 - A First Book of Nature by Nicola Davies
July 27 - The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins
August 1 - Tidy by Emily Gravett
August 3 - Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell
August 8 - Rainbow Crow by Nancy Van Laan
August 10 - The Honeybee Man by Lela Nargi
August 15 - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson
August 17 - Just A Dream by Chris Van Allsburg

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.70328903198242000, -74.01482391357422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595d52f043c03.JPG Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tai-chi Date: August 1, 2017

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

People of all ages and conditions can learn.

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: On the High Line at 13th Street (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.74072892169700000, -74.00806097415200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f4dbd68d6f.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/popup-pool-free-swim Date: August 1, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: August 1, 2017

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.

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 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:23 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 1, 2017

Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park! Small groups and neighbors are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c1bfe137b2e.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-yoga Date: August 1, 2017

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

Class held on the upper terrace.

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 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b41390267c.jpg Tue, 16 May 2017 14:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Theatre Fun in the Sun! Diversion Debajo del Sol! - Drop-in Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/theatre-fun-in-the-sun-diversion-debajo-del-sol http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/theatre-fun-in-the-sun-diversion-debajo-del-sol Date: August 1, 2017

People's Theatre Project presents Theatre Fun in the Sun!

We love our parks and playgrounds - just like you! This summer, People’s Theatre Project is offering free theatre activities in Payson Playground for kids ages four to 10 and their adult family members. You and your child (or grandchild!) will play fun games and work together with a professional PTP teaching artist to make theatre inspired by our parks. Join us for one or more drop-in classes, and sign up for the mini camp!

Drop-In Classes
Theatre games and activities for the whole family!
Dates: Tuesdays from July 18 through August 8: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

3-Day Mini Camp (Registration Required)*
This mini camp will culminate with a short theatre piece created by the participants that will be presented for the community!
Dates: August 14 - 16: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

*Register for FREE at Payson playground during our drop-in classes or at PTP.nyc.

In case of rain, activities will be held indoors at the Payson Park House.

This program is presented in collaboration with the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks and is made possible by the generous support of the Hispanic Federation and the Miranda Family Fund.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (646) 398-9062

Location: Payson Playground (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.86694466333700000, -73.92874717712400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5963f9d52aae7.jpg Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bi-weekly Gardening Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/biweekly-gardening-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/biweekly-gardening-club Date: August 1, 2017

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

All ages and experience are welcome.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Stuyvesant Square

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.73379898071289000, -73.98439788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5946c9f0d68f7.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Albemarle Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground Date: August 1, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with The Singing Winds at Albemarle Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 564-5983

Location: Children's playground (in Albemarle Playground)

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B297 Albemarle Playground 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.64594894251200000, -73.98044824600200000 Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:15:12 EDT