NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2018 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:24:24 GMT <![CDATA[It's My Park at Northerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park Date: June 7, 2018

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

This group is generously supported by Council Member Debi Rose through the NYC Council's Parks Equity Initiative, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson and in coordination with Partnerships for Parks.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Neal Dow Street and North Avenue (in Northerleigh Park)

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R078 Northerleigh Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62250725034100000, -74.13466616204700000 Tue, 22 May 2018 13:29:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/bryant-park-spring-birding-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/bryant-park-spring-birding-tours Date: June 7, 2018

Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours. Located in the heart of midtown, Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will's-widow!

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4de6062b67.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: June 7, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593e9fe86de25.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 09:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Working in Brooklyn: Early 20th Century Industry]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/working-in-brooklyn-early-20th-century-industry http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/working-in-brooklyn-early-20th-century-industry Date: June 7, 2018

Did you know that Brooklyn used to be an international center of industrial production? Did you know that its waterfront factories represented the cutting edge of architecture and engineering at the turn of the twentieth century?

Come learn about Brooklyn's forgotten industrial landscape. You'll see how the harbor functioned in its heyday, and discover how Brooklyn served as a model for businessmen, architects, engineers, and others looking to forge a new way of life for the modern world.

Speaker: Malka Simon, PhD of Brooklyn College

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hendrick I. Lott House

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B433 Hendrick I. Lott House 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.61029815673828000, -73.93260192871094000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac784a523ad5.jpg Fri, 11 May 2018 13:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/bryant-park-yoga Date: June 7, 2018

Stop by the park and join a Thursday evening class in this flagship series presented by Kevita. Gaiam provides a colorful selection of mats for the first 1,200 participants.

If you would like to secure one of our mats, please arrive at least 30 minutes before class begins. Otherwise, feel free to bring your own!

Walk-ins are also welcome.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.75381979201100000, -73.98373445868500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0eb5291ec8b.jpg Wed, 30 May 2018 14:44:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Fort Tryon Park Sunset Photography Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/fort-tryon-park-sunset-photography-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/fort-tryon-park-sunset-photography-hike Date: June 7, 2018

Bring your camera and join photographer Michael Palma as you capture the sunset at Fort Tryon Park! The park’s pristine view of the Palisades and Hudson River makes the park the perfect setting for outdoor photography. Mike will discuss nature photography strategies for dealing with difficult lighting situations, lens and zoom choice for perspective control, and composition, using the New York City scenic landmark Fort Tryon Park and its many vistas.

Space is limited to 12 people per workshop. RSVP is required; please email rsvp@forttryonparktrust.org to register. Participants must bring their own camera. Tripods are optional but would be helpful.

This program is supported by the Greenacre Foundation and the Fort Tryon Park Trust.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.85929870605469000, -73.93409729003906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ade5036c4133.jpg Thu, 31 May 2018 13:44:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Evenings in the Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/summer-evenings-in-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/summer-evenings-in-the-garden Date: June 7, 2018

Enjoy a glass of wine in our “secret” 19th century garden in bloom on this guided tour.

Light Refreshments. Rain or Shine.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Mon, 04 Jun 2018 03:13:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/yoga-in-the-park Date: June 7, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78305694739300000, -73.93382930755600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ab4147850261.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow Date: June 7, 2018

Link mindful breath with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Veteran Nina Semczuk helps you cultivate strength, flexibility, balance, and focus while enjoying yoga outdoors.

Please bring a mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Lawn at 74th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78196128428900000, -73.98549365997300000 Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:44:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/summer-on-the-hudson-dance-for-seniors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/summer-on-the-hudson-dance-for-seniors Date: June 7, 2018

Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company lead dance workshops for adults of all ages and abilities, with a special focus on seniors. Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96d6410bb6.JPG Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:14:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/summer-on-the-hudson-everybody-tango http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/summer-on-the-hudson-everybody-tango Date: June 7, 2018

Enjoy introductory Argentine Tango lessons, music, and dancing in the open air. Lessons are held at 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. with social dance time between lessons.

Live music and dancers will be featured on June 7 and July 26.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.81880187988300000, -73.96109771728500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da8a928660.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:14:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Capoeira in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/capoeira-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/capoeira-in-the-park Date: June 7, 2018

Led by expert instructors, this series introduces participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira and it's history.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Lawn east of Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.89110682274000000, -73.89625668525700000 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:59:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Bingo!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/bryant-park-bingo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/bryant-park-bingo Date: June 7, 2018

Game on! This classic game of chance goes outside for play in the park. Comedian Andy Ross hosts with music by DJ Flip Bundlez.

FREE to play with prizes for every win.

Please note: Pre-registration suggested. Register on Eventbrite. You must be 18 years of age or older to participate. In case of rain, BINGO! will be cancelled.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af4bb7016a50.jpg Wed, 23 May 2018 12:14:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/prospect-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/prospect-park-yoga Date: June 7, 2018

Join Bend + Bloom Yoga, lululemon Brooklyn, and Prospect Park Alliance for free yoga classes in Prospect Park! Featuring Brooklyn's finest yoga teachers, Prospect Park Yoga gives attendees a chance to try free, outdoor group yoga classes in a low-pressure, beautiful environment. The series draws hundreds of Brooklynites each week to celebrate yoga and wellness in our treasured Prospect Park.

RSVP today!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Long Meadow North (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.67025494423100000, -73.96976697444900000 Wed, 13 Jun 2018 18:14:48 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/nyrr-open-run-flushing-meadows-corona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/nyrr-open-run-flushing-meadows-corona-park Date: June 7, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: United Nations Ave South

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2018-06-07 2018-06-07 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.74267354656600000, -73.85000169277200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11a4be7c3cf.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:14:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Misouri]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/movies-under-the-stars-three-billboards-outside-ebbing-misouri http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/movies-under-the-stars-three-billboards-outside-ebbing-misouri Date: June 7, 2018

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

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit. Rated R

Come early! Before this screening, we will have complimentary ice cream, popcorn, and more activities related to the movie.

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Corporal John A Seravalli Playground (in Corporal John A. Seravalli Playground)

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M237 Corporal John A. Seravalli Playground 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.73910140991211000, -74.00479888916016000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9e3fae8ff8.jpg Wed, 06 Jun 2018 11:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Pride Month Series: Moonlight]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/movies-under-the-stars-pride-month-series-moonlight http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/07/movies-under-the-stars-pride-month-series-moonlight Date: June 7, 2018

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

Moonlight is a chronicle of the childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. Rated R.

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2018-06-07 2018-06-07 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b02ef9b10881.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 15:29:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/introduction-to-meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/introduction-to-meditation Date: June 8, 2018

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 7:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 7:00 am 7:45 am 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59442755cc0f0.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing for Hope Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/sing-for-hope-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/sing-for-hope-piano Date: June 8, 2018

The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to host another Sing for Hope Piano again this year. Come and play our piano, or sit and be entertained with an impromptu performance by talented pianists from around the city. The piano will be inside the Poe Park Visitor Center, so availability will be dependent upon our class schedules. Feel free to call about the schedule.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 31 May 2018 14:14:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: June 8, 2018

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 12:14:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/yoga Date: June 8, 2018

Get ready to challenge yourself with a yoga session to both strengthen and relax the mind and body.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.78979873657226600, -73.78479766845703000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Coastal Clean Up with Riverside Park Conservancy and Trash Hero New York]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/coastal-clean-up-with-riverside-park-conservancy-and-trash-hero-ny http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/coastal-clean-up-with-riverside-park-conservancy-and-trash-hero-ny Date: June 8, 2018

Celebrate World Ocean's Day! Riverside Park Conservancy partners with Trash Hero New York to remove trash and recyclables that are brought in with the tides and pile up along the Hudson River coastline. Join us for our monthly coastal cleanup project in Riverside Park South.

Please note: This volunteer project will not take place in the event of inclement weather. Volunteer projects are dependent on the season and the needs of the park. Closed-toed work shoes are required. Do not bring additional bags, as there is no place to store belongings. Dress comfortably and be prepared to get dirty! Best to remove jewelry, and wear hair tied back.

For more event info or to register, please call (212) 870-3073 or email grassroots@riversideparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 870-3073

Location: 59th Street Mound (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.77338089612200000, -73.99357915203700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af5972345273.jpg Wed, 23 May 2018 12:14:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the AXIS Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-axis-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-axis-project Date: June 8, 2018

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 646-632-7344

Location: Hansborough Recreation Center

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2018-06-08 2018-06-08 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.81280660000000000, -73.93924480000000000 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park2 Date: June 8, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in Queens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/yoga-in-queens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/yoga-in-queens Date: June 8, 2018

Join us for a free yoga class on the beach. This class is open to all levels. Please bring a mat or towel.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (973) 214-7910

Location: Beach 67 Street Surfing Beach (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.58681998299100000, -73.79542922868900000 Wed, 23 May 2018 12:29:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: June 8, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park: Todd Robbins]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/piano-in-bryant-park-todd-robbins http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/piano-in-bryant-park-todd-robbins Date: June 8, 2018

New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park.

This week's performer is Todd Robbins, Ragtime and Classic Tin Pan Alley.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b02f2665e506.jpg Wed, 23 May 2018 10:59:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Imaginative Arts (Adults)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/adults-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/adults-imaginative-arts Date: June 8, 2018

Adults use their imagination to create works of art by employing various artistic techniques. They will be encouraged to discuss and share to bounce ideas from each other.

April: Showers Painted Art - Create an imaginative work inspired by the season’s rain. We will be using paints and pastels for vibrant colors.
May: Flowers - 2D and 3D Mix Media Art on Parchment Paper
June: Rockin' Art Painting on Rocks

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:59:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Fencing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/fencing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/fencing Date: June 8, 2018

Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center.

You must be 16 years old or older to participate. Registration is required at manhattanfencing.com.

Photo Credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 1:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75279998779297000, -73.98159790039062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4da3757438.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:59:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: June 8, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: June 8, 2018

Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy Guides. Enjoy a great variety of the scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements the Park has to offer. Highlights of this tour include: Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields.

Details

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81bcc470beb.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/seasonal-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/seasonal-arts-and-crafts Date: June 8, 2018

Kids create fun art inspired by the season, using various materials and techniques. Techniques include:

  • April - Painted Rocks
  • May - Kid's Hand Flowering Tree
  • June - Magnet Art

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 03 May 2018 14:14:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Astoria Park Carnival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/astoria-park-carnival1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/astoria-park-carnival1 Date: June 8, 2018

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Inc. is pleased to bring you the 2018 Astoria Park Carnival. Join us from June 6 through June 10 to enjoy rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. We can't wait to see you there!

Schedule of Events

  • Wednesday, June 6 and Thursday, June 7: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 8: 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 9: noon - midnight
  • Sunday, June 10: noon - 11:00 p.m.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Parking Lot (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 4:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.77659988403320000, -73.92369842529297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afc5839ce928.jpg Fri, 18 May 2018 15:14:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayak Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/kayak-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/kayak-staten-island Date: June 8, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Page Avenue Beach

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2018-06-08 2018-06-08 5:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.50236193262400000, -74.22824013233200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b06ecac33254.JPG Tue, 05 Jun 2018 11:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Latin Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/bryant-park-latin-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/bryant-park-latin-festival Date: June 8, 2018

Latin Festival celebrates the season finale of Dance Party, hosted and produced by Talia Castro-Pozo. The party features superb bands and expert dance instruction in Cha Cha, Boogaloo, and Salsa for extraordinary dancing experiences.

An innovative exponent of Latin jazz, salsa, and pop music for five decades, the Grammy-nominated New Swing Sextet plays Cha Cha and Boogaloo tunes that capture the excitement and turbulence of 1960s New York.

Renowned Venezuelan percussionist Luisito Quintero, who has played with such greats as Celia Cruz, Marc Anthony, and Tito Puente and was Grammy-nominated in 2015 for his 3rd Element Latin Jazz album, infuses salsa music with Afro-Caribbean rhythms to create a fresh and dynamic sound.

Festivities begin at 5pm and continue until 10pm.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 5:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e9a29b86b.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 15:14:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: June 8, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593e9fe86de25.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 09:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - New York-Style Mambo with Katherine Jimenez]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/arts-culture-fun-ny-style-mambo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/arts-culture-fun-ny-style-mambo Date: June 8, 2018

NYC Parks and Ailey Extension are bringing dance to the people.

Join us for a New York-style mambo workshop with Ailey instructor Katherine Jimenez, followed by dancing and a concert by Retumba. The event will take place outdoors in front of the Sunset Park Recreation Center.

Let us know you're joining us! RSVP on eventbrite at nymambowithailey.eventbrite.com.

About Alvin Ailey Extension
The Ailey Extension offers real classes for real people to embody the legacy of Mr. Ailey by bringing dance back to the people and making dance accessible to all people. Our instructors are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment to give you an unforgettable dance experience.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.64670181274414000, -74.00239562988281000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad4f171eb0cc.jpg Mon, 04 Jun 2018 16:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Celebrate Salsa at Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/celebrate-salsa-at-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/celebrate-salsa-at-sunset-park Date: June 8, 2018

Kick-off your Puerto Rican Day festivities with us at the Sunset Park's Salsa Celebration! Join us for an exciting NY Style Mambo Dance class taught by Alvin Ailey's Katherine Jimenez. Then dance the night away to live salsa music by Retumba.

Sponsored by NYC Parks, Alvin Ailey Dance Extension and NYC Council Member Carlos Menchaca.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5751f0728ba8d.jpg Mon, 04 Jun 2018 03:29:19 EDT
<![CDATA[O'dane Whilby's "Cardinal Theory"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/odane-whilbys-cardinal-theory http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/odane-whilbys-cardinal-theory Date: June 8, 2018

This outdoor concert is presented by Councilmember Cohen's office and Bronx Arts Ensemble. O'dane Whilby's "Cardinal Theory" will be playing Pop and R&B favorites. Songs by: The Temptations, The Supremes, Jackson 5, Bobby Darin, Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder and MORE!

Please bring chair and blanket to enjoy the show.

If rain the show will be inside the recreation center.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0495358d587.jpg Wed, 23 May 2018 10:29:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Astoria Park Alliance Presents: Wonder Woman]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/apa-presents-wonder-woman-in-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/apa-presents-wonder-woman-in-astoria-park Date: June 8, 2018

Astoria Park Alliance will present the box office smash hit Wonder Woman at their second annual spring movie screening in Astoria Park.

The pre-show live entertainment will feature the musical stylings of FogoAzul NYC, an all-female Brazilian drumline. Fogo Azul will bring their amazing energy to a performance that will take moviegoers right up to showtime!

A limited amount of FREE popcorn will be distributed.

The movie will be screened on the great lawn of Astoria Park overlooking the sunset across the East River and is scheduled to begin at sundown, which is generally around 8:15 pm. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring their own blankets and picnics.

Attendees are encouraged to RSVP on Facebook and Eventbrite.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Great Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.78045660379500000, -73.92074298858600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0f0c8ac7f06.jpg Mon, 04 Jun 2018 14:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-captain-underpants-the-first-epic-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-captain-underpants-the-first-epic-movie Date: June 8, 2018

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

Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, and boasting an A-list cast of comedy superstars headed by Kevin Hart and Ed Helms, DreamWorks Animation brings audiences the long-awaited global movie event, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. This raucously subversive comedy for the entire family tells the story of two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: The Painter's Playground

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Q306 The Painter's Playground 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.72050094604492000, -73.86009979248047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1d6fca90a4.jpg Tue, 29 May 2018 15:44:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ferdinand]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-ferdinand http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-ferdinand Date: June 8, 2018

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

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Paul Raimonda Playground

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Q298 Paul Raimonda Playground 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.77271881966700000, -73.89761407539500000 Thu, 31 May 2018 15:29:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: MOCA Cinema: Mulan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-moca-cinema-mulan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-moca-cinema-mulan Date: June 8, 2018

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

To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.

Come early! We will have different games and activities before the movie.

This event is presented in partnership with the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA).

About MOCA
The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is a non-profit institution that preserves, presents and explores the diverse history, heritage and culture of people of Chinese descent in the United States through innovative exhibitions, educational initiatives, and public programs. Visit mocanyc.org to find out more and check out their calendar of upcoming events!

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Columbus Park

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M015 Columbus Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.71519851684570000, -74.00000000000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b02e898f23e4.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 15:14:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Festival Friday: American Black Film Festival - Bruce! (R)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-festival-friday-american-black-film-festival-bruce-r http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-festival-friday-american-black-film-festival-bruce-r Date: June 8, 2018

Join NYC Parks for Festival Friday with the American Black Film Festival!

This hilarious comedy following a rude 30-something slacker who has no career and no prospects. He’s content with his life until he falls in love with a woman, proving that you’re never too old to change. Written, directed and starring Eden Marryshow (JESSICA JONES), this award-winning film also features Mlé Chester (STILLS), Jean Goto (THE CABIN) and Jason Tottenham (QUANTICO).

Know Before You Go
This film features explicit content and is rated R. You should come before 7:45 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. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Fort Greene Park

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.69150161743200000, -73.97550201416000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59122d880107f.jpg Tue, 22 May 2018 09:59:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Movie Night: The Lego Batman Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/summer-movie-night-the-lego-batman-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/summer-movie-night-the-lego-batman-movie Date: June 8, 2018

"A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick." - IMDB

Complementary popcorn will be provided.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Paradise on Earth

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2018-06-08 2018-06-08 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.82690048217773400, -73.89389801025390000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0f34370363f.jpg Thu, 31 May 2018 14:44:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Films on the Green: The Scent of Green Papaya]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/the-scent-of-green-papaya-by-trn-anh-hng-films-on-the-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/the-scent-of-green-papaya-by-trn-anh-hng-films-on-the-green Date: June 8, 2018

The Scent of Green Papaya (L’odeur de la papaye verte)
Directed by Tran Anh Hung, 1993, 1 hour and 44 minutes, France-Vietnam
With Tran Nu Yên-Khê, Lu Man San, Truong Thi Loc

In 1950s Saigon, 10-year-old Mui (Man San) enters household service for an affluent but troubled Vietnamese family. Despite her servile role, Mui discovers beauty and epiphany in the lush physical details that envelope her. She observes her new surroundings with trusting eyes, trying to remember every detail: the smell of the green papaya, the taste of the water, and the colors of fabrics sold by the lady of the house. But one day, the father disappears with the fortune of the household.

Presented in partnership with the Vietnam Heritage Center

#FilmsOnTheGreen: Free French films in NYC Parks
Screening in Vietnamese with English subtitles

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 439-1425

Location: Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.73120117187500000, -73.99710083007812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae8cc1068d02.jpg Thu, 03 May 2018 15:59:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Saturday Church]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-saturday-church http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-saturday-church Date: June 8, 2018

Celebrate Pride with NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment!

This award-winning, coming-of-age musical fantasy follows Ulysses, a shy boy who finds himself coping with new responsibilities as man of the house after the death of his father. Struggling with his gender identity in his conservative household, he escapes into a fantasy world filled with dance and music, bringing him to a vibrant transgender community. This beautiful film stars Golden Globe winner, Regina Taylor ("I'll Fly Away"), Indya Moore ("Pose"), Margot Bingham ("She's Gotta Have It") and Luka Kain ("Adam").

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: McCarren Park Pool Deck (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.72016525268555000, -73.94971466064453000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb75b431033.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 15:14:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Fences]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-fences http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-fences Date: June 8, 2018

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

This film is an adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a black garbage collector in 1950s Pittsburgh named Troy Maxson. Bitter about his lot in life, Maxson frequently takes out his frustrations on his loved ones.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

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

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2018-06-08 2018-06-08 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.61798545080600000, -74.10562247037900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adfb885aafbd.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:44:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Moana]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-moana http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/08/movies-under-the-stars-moana Date: June 8, 2018

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

From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes Moana, a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who is inspired to leave the safety and security of her island on a daring journey to save her people. Inexplicably drawn to the ocean, Moana (voice of Auli'i Cravalho) convinces the mighty demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson) to join her mission, and he reluctantly helps her become a wayfinder like her ancestors who sailed before her. Together, they voyage across the open ocean on an action-packed adventure, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds, and along the way, Moana fulfills her quest and discovers the one thing she’s always sought: her own identity.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: The Meadow at Cedar Grove Park

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2018-06-08 2018-06-08 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.56035527544800000, -74.10059951474800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adfb975b88ed.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:44:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga on the Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/yoga-on-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/yoga-on-the-beach Date: June 9, 2018

Join Yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Ocean Bliss Yoga in this Hatha Yoga class.

Bring a mat, large towel or blanket.

Start time: 8:15 am

End time: 9:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 8:15 am 9:15 am 40.58000183105469000, -73.82879638671875000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad0faa31f65d.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:59:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Citywide Pickleball Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/citywide-pickleball-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/citywide-pickleball-tournament Date: June 9, 2018

Join NYC Parks for a FREE Pickleball Tournament!

Participants are welcome to register as a team or individually for the following age divisions in the Doubles competition:

17 & Under

18-24

24-54

55 & Over

All participants must register at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nyc-parks-citywide-pickleball-tournament-registration-29440499326

For individuals without partners, pairings will be decided at 9:00 a.m.

For more information and to register, please contact Shawn James at 718-393-7370

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

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Q448 Roy Wilkins Recreation Center 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 8:30 am 5:00 pm 40.68807220458984400, -73.77011108398438000 Thu, 10 May 2018 12:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/its-my-park-at-henry-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/its-my-park-at-henry-hudson-park Date: June 9, 2018

Join the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park as they start their Saturday mornings rain or shine with fun green projects such as raking leaves, planting, mulching, and more to build community.

For details contact mwmason@optimum.net and stewardsofhehenryhudson.org. Volunteers under 18 yr must be accompanied by an adult or present a parental/guardian consent form (available via group leader).

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (914) 374-5077

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 8:30 am 12:30 pm 40.88240051269531000, -73.91840362548828000 Tue, 22 May 2018 13:29:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: June 9, 2018

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

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

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water.

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

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835d712e52a1.JPG Fri, 06 Apr 2018 13:29:58 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/its-my-park-at-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/its-my-park-at-westerleigh-park Date: June 9, 2018

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.61975881882100000, -74.13444897532500000 Tue, 22 May 2018 13:29:38 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Herbert Von King Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/its-my-park-at-herbert-von-king-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/its-my-park-at-herbert-von-king-park Date: June 9, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Herbert Von King Dog Run to beautify Herbert Von King Park Dog Run. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Herbert Von King Dog Run (in Herbert Von King Park)

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B088 Herbert Von King Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68956044185700000, -73.94788670539900000 Tue, 22 May 2018 13:29:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/parent-and-me-yoga Date: June 9, 2018

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

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

Please note: The ground is sloped and there are uneven spots. In case of rain or wet ground, this event will be cancelled.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5727c6e903b5c.jpg Tue, 22 May 2018 16:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Bayside Green Neighborhood]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/0609-bayside-green-neighborhood http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/0609-bayside-green-neighborhood Date: June 9, 2018

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect the forested areas in Alley Pond Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem. They will also be doing trail closure work. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own water bottle for this event. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183925232

Location: Upper Alley Parking Lot (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74225704311900000, -73.73807883262600000 Wed, 23 May 2018 13:29:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Sing for Hope Piano]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/sing-for-hope-piano http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/sing-for-hope-piano Date: June 9, 2018

The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to host another Sing for Hope Piano again this year. Come and play our piano, or sit and be entertained with an impromptu performance by talented pianists from around the city. The piano will be inside the Poe Park Visitor Center, so availability will be dependent upon our class schedules. Feel free to call about the schedule.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 31 May 2018 14:14:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/fitness-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/fitness-in-the-park Date: June 9, 2018

Join the Seton Falls Park Preservation Coalition for Saturday morning 'Fitness in the Park' light exercise sessions. Water will be provided to all.

Please note that there will be no session on Saturday, July 7.

This group is generously supported by Council Member Andy King through the NYC Council's Parks Equity Initiative, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson and in coordination with Partnerships for Parks.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 917-754-0463

Location: Stars and Stripes Playground (in Seton Falls Park)

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X046 Seton Falls Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 11:30 am 40.88523096145100000, -73.83965158462500000 Thu, 31 May 2018 13:14:08 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Soundview Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-soundview-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-soundview-park Date: June 9, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

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

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X118 Soundview Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.82009887695300000, -73.87239837646500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b119f4a4c3b4.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:44:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park Date: June 9, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11a6017fe72.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:14:03 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Highland Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-highland-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-highland-park Date: June 9, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Highland Park Entrance (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.68369718980000000, -73.88565301900000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11a763eb6c5.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:14:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Soccer Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/top-clinics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/top-clinics Date: June 9, 2018

Join T.O.P Soccer every Saturday morning at Shoelace Park to enjoy free soccer clinics from 9:00am to 11:00am. T.O.P Clinics are designed to teach kids the fundamentals of soccer. Our qualified and interpersonal coaches incorporate mind, individual, and team building exercises to engage our future leaders.

Classes will begin with stimulating warm-ups followed by various soccer station drills then culminate with a scrimmage game and re-cap of the session. The safety of all children will be ensured during sessions as activities are geared towards having fun in a non-competitive environment.

This group is generously supported by Council Member Andy King through the NYC Council's Parks Equity Initiative, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson and in coordination with Partnerships for Parks.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (914) 434-0958

Location: Shoelace Park Benches

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2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.88000106811500000, -73.86810302734400000 Tue, 22 May 2018 12:14:33 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-parks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-parks Date: June 9, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

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

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86990581800800000, -73.92093217372900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11910df0182.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:59:22 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park Date: June 9, 2018

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.81381420348400000, -73.91180372238200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1193f09b931.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:59:23 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park Date: June 9, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

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

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B018 Canarsie Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.62897491455078000, -73.89597320556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1199468df79.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:14:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Morningside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-morningside-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-morningside-park Date: June 9, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

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

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M056 Morningside Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 10:00 pm 40.80187167833600000, -73.96009692549800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11ae8fd76f3.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:44:23 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Shore Road Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-shore-road-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/nyrr-open-run-shore-road-park Date: June 9, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Lawn Near 79th Street Entrance (in Shore Park and Parkway)

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B082 Shore Park and Parkway 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 10:00 pm 40.63140850518000000, -74.03907075524300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11afb038c58.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:59:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/bird-walks Date: June 9, 2018

Join NYC Audubon on a walk through the park to observe the many species of birds in Van Cortlandt Park.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 10:30 am 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:14:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Park Trail Work]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/0609-forest-park-trail-work http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/0609-forest-park-trail-work Date: June 9, 2018

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team and Natural Areas Conservancy to protect forested areas in Forest Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants as well as close trails in order to help restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem.

Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own water bottle for this event.

Please note: Space is limited ans registration is required. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70060841729400000, -73.85446536541000000 Tue, 08 May 2018 12:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/shape-up-nyc-latin-dance-for-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/shape-up-nyc-latin-dance-for-fitness Date: June 9, 2018

Move to Latin rhythms from today and past years: Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa. Bring your water bottle and positive energy for a morning of fun, friendship, and fitness for adults.

This is a beginner – intermediate Latin Dance Fitness course through Shape Up NYC.

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 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:44:44 EST
<![CDATA[Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/yoga Date: June 9, 2018

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

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

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:14:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks with New York City Audubon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/bird-walks-with-new-york-city-audubon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/bird-walks-with-new-york-city-audubon Date: June 9, 2018

Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds like water, shelter, and insects to eat.

Registration required*. Register for one or all five free nature walks in this series with NYC Audubon!

*Ticket price does not include garden admission.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0819c5218d5.png Thu, 31 May 2018 14:44:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Woodworking Workshop: Build a Rustic Garden Tuteur]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/woodworking-workshop-build-a-rustic-garden-tuteur http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/woodworking-workshop-build-a-rustic-garden-tuteur Date: June 9, 2018

Inspired by the rustic garden structures at Wave Hill, construct a “tuteur” (a.k.a. tripod trellis) under the expert guidance of master woodworker and Wave Hill Director of Facilities Frank Perrone.

Use cedar posts, branches, and simple tools to create a one-of-a-kind piece for your garden or large container.

No previous carpentry skills needed!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 9:30 am 4:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecadc2c1a69.jpg Wed, 09 May 2018 12:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Birding: Raptors]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/birding-raptors http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/birding-raptors Date: June 9, 2018

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.

We offer birding programs throughout the year with unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

To enhance your experience, we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)

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R172 Brookfield Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.56166747849400000, -74.15999635582000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aec9c911097d.jpg Fri, 04 May 2018 13:59:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Paper Sky Lanterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/family-art-project-paper-sky-lanterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/family-art-project-paper-sky-lanterns Date: June 9, 2018

Venture outside to sketch and observe the sky for cloud shapes and inspiration. Cut colorful tissue paper into shapes resembling your favorite sky scene. Is it a day of sunshine, or is a single cloud hovering in a blue summer sky? Work with a simple papier-mâché method to transform your sky scene into globe-like lanterns.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aecae1278f50.jpg Wed, 09 May 2018 12:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Biking and Birding Adventure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/biking-and-birding-adventure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/biking-and-birding-adventure Date: June 9, 2018

Join the Bronx River Alliance and the Urban Park Rangers for a morning of biking and birding. We'll visit a variety of habitats by bike, hoping to see a diverse array of bird species that reside along the beautiful Bronx River Greenway.

Some biking experience is required and participants must bring their own bike and helmet.

Please note: Particpants are chosen by lottery. To register, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Lottery registration begins on Wednesday, May 30.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Ben Abrams Playground (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.85449981689500000, -73.87010192871100000 Tue, 15 May 2018 14:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Flow in Hudson Yards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/yoga-flow-in-hudson-yards http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/yoga-flow-in-hudson-yards Date: June 9, 2018

Want to flow through your chaturanga with views of NYC's future mega-neighborhood? From May through September, Hudson Park will be hosting a yoga series every Saturday morning.

The HY/HK BID provides mats and blocks for the first 20 participants. These classes are free and open to the public.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Tue, 15 May 2018 14:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Brower Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/its-my-park-at-brower-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/its-my-park-at-brower-park Date: June 9, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to beautify Brower Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Brower Park Park House (in Brower Park)

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B012 Brower Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.67380142211900000, -73.94390106201200000 Tue, 22 May 2018 13:29:38 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Rufus King Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/its-my-park-at-rufus-king-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/its-my-park-at-rufus-king-park Date: June 9, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with YMCA of Greater New York to beautify Rufus King Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 Tue, 22 May 2018 13:29:38 EDT
<![CDATA[POSTPONED: It's My Park at Michael J. Leonard Memorial Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/its-my-park-at-michael-j-leonard-memorial-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/its-my-park-at-michael-j-leonard-memorial-plaza Date: June 9, 2018

Please note: this project is postponed until July 9th.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Staten Island Royal Lions Club as they clean and beautify Michael J. Leonard Memorial Plaza, at the corner of Hylan Boulevard and Clove Road. We look forward to cleaning up the plaza with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 763-3819

Location: Michael J. Leonard Memorial Plaza

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2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.59871750662700000, -74.08152264781600000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 16:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project - Meet the Curator: Special Viewing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/arsenal-gallery-exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/arsenal-gallery-exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: June 9, 2018

With less than one week remaining to see NYC Parks’ Arsenal Gallery exhibition “1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project,” Parks announces a special viewing due to popular demand. On Saturday, June 9, the exhibition will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with Parks’ Director of Art & Antiquities and the exhibit’s curator Jonathan Kuhn on hand.

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

This exhibition is on view on weekdays through June 14.*

*Please note: By popular demand, the Arsenal Gallery will open on Saturday, June 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 13:59:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/fitness-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/fitness-festival Date: June 9, 2018

Fun and healthy event featuring free fitness classes, obstacle course, brain games, flexibility exercises, dance fitness and other fun activities encouraging more movement and play into their everyday life.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Amersfort Park

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B002 Amersfort Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.62870025634765600, -73.93900299072266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afcad833022f.jpg Thu, 31 May 2018 10:44:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Flora and Fauna Walk at Highbridge Park with Leslie Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/flora-and-fauna-walk-of-highbridge-park-with-leslie-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/flora-and-fauna-walk-of-highbridge-park-with-leslie-day Date: June 9, 2018

Come on a morning nature walk through Highbridge Park, an ideal spot to see many species of animals, insects, and birds. Join naturalist and author Leslie Day for an exploration of the flora and fauna along the Highbridge Park sections of the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail.

Email RSVP@FortTryonParkTrust.org to register.

This walk is generously supported by the Greenacre Foundation and the Fort Tryon Park Trust.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Dyckman Street and 10th Avenue Entrance to Highbridge Park (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.85869014448700000, -73.92304849624600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d7e2f5cefe4.jpg Fri, 25 May 2018 10:29:20 EDT
<![CDATA[lululemon Summer of Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/lululemon-summer-of-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/lululemon-summer-of-yoga Date: June 9, 2018

Come out to Long Island City Landing in Hunters Point South Park for FREE yoga put on by lululemon!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.74312210083000000, -73.96025848388700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b102faf4403c.jpeg Thu, 31 May 2018 14:44:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance Date: June 9, 2018

Experience the joy of movement and dance. Free classes are led by former and current members of the internationally-renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance.

Open to all levels and ages.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75381979201100000, -73.98373445868500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e366326b5.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 12:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Statues and Monuments]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/central-park-discovery-walk-for-families-statues-and-monuments http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/central-park-discovery-walk-for-families-statues-and-monuments Date: June 9, 2018

Join us on a kid-friendly adventure as we discover the secrets and mysteries of Central Park’s most beloved children’s sculptures! Learn about some of the Park’s most popular statues for children; Balto, Alice in Wonderland, Hans Christian Andersen, and more through guided activities in your complementary Discovery Journal.

Details

Meet: In front of the Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue). Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs; may not be suitable for strollers.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park),East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.77220153808594000, -73.96759796142578000; 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a82034d737db.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Volunteer Event: National Trails Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/volunteers-needed-for-national-trails-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/volunteers-needed-for-national-trails-day Date: June 9, 2018

Join us at the Greenbelt as we celebrate National Trails Day with a day of blazing and service! Volunteers are needed to assist with the installation of cribbing and stairs to help with erosion control, and to help remove invasive plants.

All events are listed on our website sigreenbelt.org. To volunteer, you must be at least 14 years old (volunteers younger than 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult).

Gloves and tools are provided. Please bring water and a light snack with you.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-2165

Location: White Trail New Springville

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2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.59140080000000000, -74.14814120000000000 Wed, 23 May 2018 12:29:31 EDT
<![CDATA[The Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/the-great-randalls-island-treasure-hunt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/the-great-randalls-island-treasure-hunt Date: June 9, 2018

Join us for an adventure as we unlock Island secrets, search for treasure, and explore Randall’s Island Park. This free event teaches you how to use a map and compass (materials provided) to navigate a fun course.

  • Adult orienteering course from Hudson Valley Orienteering
  • Children’s course
  • Participant prizes
  • View our Gallery of Maps
  • Crafts for kids – design your own compass!
  • Musical puppet performance by Arm-of-the-Sea Theater
  • Refreshments
  • Suitable for ages 5+ (with an adult)

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

Location: Field 80 (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.78322982788086000, -73.93226623535156000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a99c301e8831.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Highbridge Bike Park 10 Year Anniversary Jam]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/highbridge-ten-year-anniversary-jam http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/highbridge-ten-year-anniversary-jam Date: June 9, 2018

The New York City Mountain Bike Association is celebrating ten years of volunteerism at Highbridge Park by riding the trails! It will be a day of riding and racing for all ages and skill levels.

This event is free! For more information about this event, please visit the The New York City Mountain Bike Association's website.

Event Schedule
9:00 a.m. - XC Race: Registration is now open!
10:00 a.m. - Women Only Ride
11:30 .m. - Start XC Race Advanced
12:15 p.m. - Start XC Race Intermediate
12:45 p.m. - Start XC Race Beginner
1:15 p.m. - Start XC Race Kids
1.30 p.m. - Start of Pump track competition
2:00 p.m. - Guided Trail Group Ride
3:00 p.m. - Guided Trail Group Ride
3:30 p.m. - Start of Dirt Jump Competition
4:00 p.m. - Guided Trail Group Ride

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (734) 358-2826

Location: BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.85835353344400000, -73.92491665482500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59ee61c3c601c.jpg Tue, 29 May 2018 15:29:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Rockaway Beach Live and Local]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/rockaway-beach-live-and-local http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/rockaway-beach-live-and-local Date: June 9, 2018

Join us on the beach for a weekend of music, arts, culture, and yoga!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (516) 509-8957

Location: Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach)

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Q050 Rockaway Beach 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.58343065130300000, -73.81506925821300000 Thu, 31 May 2018 15:44:24 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Second Saturday Bike Park Orientation Days at Highbridge]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/second-saturday-bike-park-orientation-days-at-highbridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/second-saturday-bike-park-orientation-days-at-highbridge Date: June 9, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Led by professional ride leaders and master trailbuilders, participants learn what it takes to build and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!

Participants earn their turns through the valuable experience of volunteering and riding. There will be light trail maintenance tasks for all ages from 10:00 a.m. to noon, followed by free guided rides for all volunteers, including use of bikes and protective gear, from 12:30 p.m to 3:00 p.m.

Make this day a great introduction to the park, and to the sport of off-road cycling!

Please bring water, sunscreen, bug repellant, and sturdy shoes or boots.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (734) 358-2826

Location: 131 Fort George Avenue (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.85772210000000000, -73.92698140000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a04805bd888f.jpg Tue, 29 May 2018 14:44:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up Zumba with Pascal]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/shape-up-zumba-with-pascal http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/shape-up-zumba-with-pascal Date: June 9, 2018

Join Shape Up NYC for a whole-body fitness workout that focuses on building strength, health/well-being, and balance through dance for adults.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:58 EST
<![CDATA[Zumba Fit Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/zumba-fit-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/zumba-fit-camp Date: June 9, 2018

This four-week series will consist of high-energy and calorie-burning dance fitness routines fused with bodyweight exercises and light weight training to increase, push, and challenge your fitness level.

Please bring a mat or towel and dumbells (3-5 lbs.).

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:44:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut Date: June 9, 2018

Veteran Donald Calliste leads you to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes with cardio exercises that keep your heart rate up and fat burning.

Please bring a mat.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da35ed128f.jpg Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:59:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park Date: June 9, 2018

Join Shape Up NYC's fun Zumba class! Colorful outfits are encouraged!

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, and 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.

Shape Up NYC offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit. It is an NYC Parks program in partnership with Equinox, NYC Service, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.81880187988300000, -73.96109771728500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da1a01125a.jpg Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:29:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/yoga1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/yoga1 Date: June 9, 2018

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

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

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:29:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park2 Date: June 9, 2018

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

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/central-park-spring-blooms-conservatory-garden-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/central-park-spring-blooms-conservatory-garden-tour Date: June 9, 2018

Staff Pick! Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one! From a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden, Central Park Conservancy staff take you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, bulbs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year. Learn about Conservatory Garden's history, design, and botanical specimens, from the professionals who care for it. This tour is bound to give visitors a new appreciation for this special space in Central Park.

Details

Meet: Vanderbilt Gate at Conservatory Garden (Fifth Avenue between 104th and 105th Streets). Map of start location
Terrain: Some stairs, for wheelchair access, enter the Park at 106th Street and Fifth Ave, and enter the Garden at the north gate.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: $15 (Members $10) Last Saturday of every month is free with registration. To purchase tickets, please click here.

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79349899291992000, -73.95189666748047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a820742d7d6e.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/09/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: June 9, 2018

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-06-09 2018-06-09 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT