NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2018 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:07:52 GMT <![CDATA[Prospect Park Nature Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/nature-exploration Date: July 6, 2018

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

  • Discovery Pack, noon –3:00 p.m.: Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our Discovery Packs, ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Bird Nerd Game Hour, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Learn about birds and nature in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
  • Animal Encounter, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. This program starts promptly at 2 pm.
  • Nature on the Go!, 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.: An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us. This program leaves promptly at 3 :00 p.m..

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

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

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B073 Prospect Park 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000 Wed, 13 Jun 2018 18:14:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Sing Along with Patrick]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/sing-along-with-patrick http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/sing-along-with-patrick Date: July 6, 2018

Performer Patrick Raftery visits for a fun-filled, family-oriented, forest-focused sing along. A post-performance cool-down with sprinklers is optional.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2814e2d6496.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: July 6, 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 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81bcc470beb.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:59:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/van-cortlandt-park-lake-rowboats http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/van-cortlandt-park-lake-rowboats Date: July 6, 2018

Village Community Boathouse is offering free rowing in traditional, handmade wooden rowboats Fridays this summer from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. You will get 25 minutes to explore beautiful Van Cortlandt Park Lake.

Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.

Who can particpate
Community rowing is open to all, although some physical dexterity is required to get in and out of the boats. The focus of the program is recreation in a safe and respectful environment. Each adult must sign a waiver; children must be accompanied by a parent. Life jackets are provided—and must be worn!

Volunteers are greatly appreciated! To help with set up, meet at the container in the parking lot south of the lake at 4pm. Volunteers get a chance to learn to use our sleek and speedy sliding-seat boat.

Cost
It’s free. Village Community Boathouse is a nonprofit organization entirely run by volunteers. While no commitment is required from those who row with us, our facilities, boats and equipment require regular upkeep and repair. Please consider making a donation of money or time to make our programs possible.

About Village Community Boathouse
Village Community Boathouse is a nonprofit based on Pier 40 at the west end of Houston Street. At the boathouse we build, maintain, and row a fleet of traditional wooden rowboats. Our rowing program on the Hudson uses Whitehall Gigs, 25 foot long boats for four rowers which can handle the conditions and traffic of the harbor. We have programs using the smaller boats in Prospect Park in Brooklyn and Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. The boats are traditional handmade wooden rowboats of a variety of designs. Some of them were built at Pier 40 as part of our Community Boatbuilding program.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 4:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.88915215898600000, -73.89286369085300000 Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:59:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Concert]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/arts-culture-fun-taikoza-concert http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/arts-culture-fun-taikoza-concert Date: July 6, 2018

Join NYC Parks for a special concert featuring the group Taikoza. They have created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes. Roughly translated, Taiko means "big drums" - and that’s exactly what Taikoza brings: big drums, powerful rhythms, and electrifying, room-thumping energy. This exciting group draws from Japan’s rich tradition of music and performance to create a highly visual performance.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 927-2012

Location: Asser Levy Playground

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M164 Asser Levy Playground 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.73669815063476600, -73.97550201416016000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a99bf60c1534.jpg Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:44:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping: Brooklyn]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/family-camping-brooklyn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/family-camping-brooklyn Date: July 6, 2018

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family.

Please note: Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your family into the lottery, please visit the Urban Park Rangers' Event Registration page. Registration opens on Wednesday, June 27.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Prospect Park

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B073 Prospect Park 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 6:00 pm 7:00 am 40.66170120239258000, -73.97080230712890000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b290cade599c.jpg Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:14:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Picnics: Contemporary Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/bryant-park-picnics-contemporary-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/bryant-park-picnics-contemporary-dance Date: July 6, 2018

Join us at this fresh and original weekly contemporary dance series with innovative artists showcasing exhilarating works. Curated by Tiffany Rea-Fisher.

“Making dance part of a broader public conversation and providing an ideal picnic backdrop to boot” - The New York Times

“One of the best parts of summer in NYC” - Dance Magazine

This event is part of the Bryant Park Picnics series. Each Picnics evening is free to the public with no dress code, no tickets, and no lines. Over 200 blankets are free to borrow so audience members can spread out and relax while enjoying the performance. Beer and wine are available for purchase, along with food from Hester Street Fair on Friday evenings.

Line-up:

June 22: Graham 2, Eryc Taylor Dance, AThomasProject, and Harlem School of the Arts

June 29: Mindy Jackson, NOW Dance Project, and Peridance Contemporary Dance Company

July 6: Tiffany Mills Company, Monteleone Dance, and Steps Summer

July 13: Tina Croll + Company, Kate Weare Company, KineticArchitecture Dance, Bryn Cohn + Artists, and Diva Dance

July 20: Hope Boykin Dance, Julia Ehrstrand, Gabrielle Lamb, and Earl Mosely Institute of the Arts

Photo credit: Adam Jason

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Stage (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.75387093023100000, -73.98393744230300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0ebb8647731.jpg Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: #TotallyPublicKaraoke]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/summer-on-the-hudson-totallypublickaraoke http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/summer-on-the-hudson-totallypublickaraoke Date: July 6, 2018

Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. All ages!

Please note: This is a popular event, so please note that sign-ups are required and close between 8:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. depending on attendance. You may not have a chance to sing. One song per person/group. We alternate young singers with adults in the lineup.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da5c987d9d.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: July 6, 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 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 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: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-with-the-city-stompers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-with-the-city-stompers Date: July 6, 2018

NYC Parks and the City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music. Swing your corner and do-si-do,
join hands for a Virginia Reel and step right up and holler “yeehoo”!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

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

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Q050 Rockaway Beach 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.58343065130300000, -73.81506925821300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad50530454ac.jpg Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:59:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Southside With You]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-the-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-the-house Date: July 6, 2018

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

The film chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady, Michelle Obama, on a first date across Chicago's South Side. PG 13

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: Harlem Art Park

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M166 Harlem Art Park 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.80099868774414000, -73.93879699707031000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b194eb9ae96b.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:44:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji (2017)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-2107 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-jumanji-2107 Date: July 6, 2018

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

Four teenagers are sucked into a jungle-themed video game.

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: East 16th Road to East 18th Road on Cross Bay Boulevard (in Broad Channel Park)

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Q460 Broad Channel Park 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.60100173950200000, -73.81980133056600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1fd07ac534b.jpg Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:29:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Film Works Alfresco at Morris-Jumel Mansion: Stormy Weather]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/film-works-alfresco-at-morrisjumel-mansion-stormy-weather http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/film-works-alfresco-at-morrisjumel-mansion-stormy-weather Date: July 6, 2018

In partnership with Inwood Art Works, Morris-Jumel Mansion is celebrating NYC through the decades in film! Come enjoy an evening screening of the film Stormy Weather on the grounds of the mansion.

This event is free, advanced registration is not required. For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2bfe7709698.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Happy Feet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-happy-feet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-happy-feet Date: July 6, 2018

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

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soulmates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Heritage Park

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R160 Heritage Park 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.64089237274100000, -74.12157845795100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2d16ad937de.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Rise of the Planet of the Apes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-rise-of-the-planet-of-the-apes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-rise-of-the-planet-of-the-apes Date: July 6, 2018

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

An origin story set in present day San Francisco, where man's own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Lamberts Lane and Arlene Street (in Father Macris Park)

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R075A Father Macris Park 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.61606728131700000, -74.16312164068200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2d0e8a76568.JPG Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Films on the Green: Le Boucher (The Butcher)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/le-boucher-by-claude-chabrol-films-on-the-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/le-boucher-by-claude-chabrol-films-on-the-green Date: July 6, 2018

Le Boucher (The Butcher)
Directed by Claude Chabrol, 1970, Rated R, 1 hour and 33 minutes
With Stéphane Audran, Jean Yanne, Antonio Passalia

In a provincial French town, a sophisticated schoolmistress Hélène (Audran) befriends the charmingly passionate local butcher Popaul (Yann), a veteran of Algerian and Indochina wars.Shortly after Popaul’s return to his hometown, two bodies are discovered. As a serial killer spreads terror throughout the countryside, Hélène reluctantly suspects her new friend.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 439-1425

Location: Old Bandshell Lawn (in Tompkins Square Park)

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M088 Tompkins Square Park 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.72579956054687500, -73.98210144042969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae8cfc93b24c.jpg Thu, 03 May 2018 16:14:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/coney-island-friday-night-fireworks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/06/coney-island-friday-night-fireworks Date: July 6, 2018

Coney Island's Friday Night Firework Series are on and popping once again for summer 2018!

Light up your Friday nights, by joining us for a FREE firework show, every Friday (weather permitting) this summer, until August 31.

For the best viewing, visitors are welcomed anywhere in the Amusement District down to the beach and boardwalk.

Brought to you by Alliance for Coney Island

Start time: 9:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 372-2592

Location: Between West 10th Street and West 15th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2018-07-06 2018-07-06 9:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.57321109917700000, -73.97970819473300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1925a69167c.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildlife Tour: High Line as Habitat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/wildlife-tour-high-line-as-habitat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/wildlife-tour-high-line-as-habitat Date: July 7, 2018

Tour the High Line with horticulturist and resident wildlife expert, Maryanne Stubbs. This tour will focus on how pollinators, migratory birds, and other wildlife use the habitat and forage provided by the High Line's gardens.

Tours are subject to cancellation due to weather. Check @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:15 am

Contact phone: (212)206-9922

Location: The High Line

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M360 The High Line 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 8:00 am 9:15 am 40.74670028686500000, -74.00569915771500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae8b8599e803.jpg Fri, 04 May 2018 12:14:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga on the Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/yoga-on-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/yoga-on-the-beach Date: July 7, 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 8:15 am 9:15 am 40.58000183105469000, -73.82879638671875000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad0faa31f65d.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:59:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: July 7, 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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[Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/shape-up-nyc-latin-dance-for-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/shape-up-nyc-latin-dance-for-fitness Date: July 7, 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:44:44 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at New Dorp Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach Date: July 7, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean up and beautify Great Kills Park at New Dorp Beach. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Maple Terrace Beach Entrance (in Great Kills Park)

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R016 Great Kills Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.56276182241700000, -74.09868025779700000 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:14:26 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Westerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/its-my-park-at-westerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/its-my-park-at-westerleigh-park Date: July 7, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean up 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.61975881882100000, -74.13444897532500000 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:14:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Capturing the Bronx Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/capturing-the-bronx-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/capturing-the-bronx-exhibition Date: July 7, 2018

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b047af1957ce.jpg Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:14:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/parent-and-me-yoga Date: July 7, 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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[NYRR Open Run: Highland Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-highland-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-highland-park Date: July 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. 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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[NYRR Open Run: Morningside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-morningside-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-morningside-park Date: July 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. 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-shore-road-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-shore-road-park Date: July 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. 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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[Sunset Park Green Neighborhood: Wetland Cleanup]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/sunset-park-green-neighborhood-wetland-cleanup http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/sunset-park-green-neighborhood-wetland-cleanup Date: July 7, 2018

Join NYC Parks Stewardship's monthly Green Neighborhood event in Sunset Park, Brooklyn!

Volunteers will help clean up Bush Terminal by removing debris from the coastline. Volunteers should dress in clothes that can get dirty and closed toe shoes. They are also encouraged to bring their own water bottles. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Please note: Space is limited and registration is required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Bush Terminal Park

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BT15 Bush Terminal Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.65444807667800000, -74.01672906878700000 Thu, 07 Jun 2018 09:29:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Flushing Meadows Corona Park Wetland Restoration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/flushing-meadows-corona-park-wetland-restoration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/flushing-meadows-corona-park-wetland-restoration Date: July 7, 2018

Join NYC Parks Stewardship as we restore wetlands in Flushing Meadows Corona Park!

Volunteers will learn how to safely remove invasive phragmites plants in order to help create a healthier ecosystem. Volunteers should dress in clothes that can get dirty and close-toed shoes. They are also encouraged to bring their own water bottles. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Please note: Space is limited and registration is required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Parking Lot at Southwest end of Meadow Lake

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2018-07-07 2018-07-07 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74929809570300000, -73.85459899902300000 Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-parks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-parks Date: July 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. 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park Date: July 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. 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park Date: July 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. 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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: Soundview Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-soundview-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-soundview-park Date: July 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. 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park Date: July 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. 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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[Bird Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/bird-walks Date: July 7, 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 9:00 am 10:30 am 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:14:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/yoga Date: July 7, 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:14:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance Date: July 7, 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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[Free Yoga at the Target East Harlem Community Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/free-yoga-at-the-target-east-harlem-community-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/free-yoga-at-the-target-east-harlem-community-garden Date: July 7, 2018

Free, outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! Mats will be provided for temporary use. Stay tuned to NYRP's Facebook page, Twitter feed (@nyrp), or check the NYRP Events page for up-to-date information about weather or other schedule changes!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 212-333-2552

Location: Target East Harlem Community Garden

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2018-07-07 2018-07-07 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.79660034179687500, -73.93409729003906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2416c60ccf0.jpg Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:44:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods Date: July 7, 2018

Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community.

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.

Details

Meet: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues). Map of start location
Terrain: Uneven, with hills and stairs
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 and to pick up Discovery Kits.

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b29d5675251b.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at the Garden of Hope]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/free-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/free-yoga Date: July 7, 2018

Free, outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! Mats will be provided for temporary use. Stay tuned to NYRP's Facebook page, Twitter feed (@nyrp), or check the NYRP Events page for up-to-date information about weather or other schedule changes!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Garden of Hope

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2018-07-07 2018-07-07 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.68339920043945000, -73.94010162353516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2412395e5f5.JPG Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at the Jane Bailey Memorial Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/free-yoga-at-the-jane-bailey-memorial-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/free-yoga-at-the-jane-bailey-memorial-garden Date: July 7, 2018

Free, outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! Mats will be provided for temporary use. Stay tuned to NYRP's Facebook page, Twitter feed (@nyrp), or check the NYRP Events page for up-to-date information about weather or other schedule changes!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 212-333-2552

Location: Jane Bailey Memorial Garden

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2018-07-07 2018-07-07 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.68759918212890600, -73.95819854736328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2414a2c7abb.jpeg Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:44:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Billowing Sails and Handmade Boats]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/family-art-project-billowing-sails-and-handmade-boats http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/family-art-project-billowing-sails-and-handmade-boats Date: July 7, 2018

Use brightly-colored kite paper to design colorful, flag-like sails. Then collage a mixture of buoyant materials cut from repurposed foam trays, corks, plastics and reeds, and construct a handmade sailboat. Keep it as a small sculpture—or see if it floats!

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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d6c28e492d.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[lululemon Summer of Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/lululemon-summer-of-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/lululemon-summer-of-yoga Date: July 7, 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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[Yoga Flow in Hudson Yards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/yoga-flow-in-hudson-yards http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/yoga-flow-in-hudson-yards Date: July 7, 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Tue, 15 May 2018 14:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up Zumba with Pascal]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/shape-up-zumba-with-pascal http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/shape-up-zumba-with-pascal Date: July 7, 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:59:58 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut Date: July 7, 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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/2018/07/07/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park Date: July 7, 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 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[Farmer's Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/farmers-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/farmers-market Date: July 7, 2018

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

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

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af3137e9f5b8.jpg Fri, 25 May 2018 14:44:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Basic Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/basic-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/basic-canoeing Date: July 7, 2018

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

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

This Basic Canoeing program is great for all skill levels. First-come, first-served. The line to participate may close prior to 12:30 p.m., due to demand.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.88903808593750000, -73.89234161376953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b290cdbc8689.jpg Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:14:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Basic Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/basic-canoeing1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/basic-canoeing1 Date: July 7, 2018

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

Basic canoeing programs are great for all skill levels, and are open to children 8 years old and older. First-come, first-served.

Due to demand, line may close prior to end time.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 11:00 am 1:30 pm 40.62360000610351600, -74.11830139160156000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b290d33882df.jpg Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:14:33 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/its-my-park-at-wolfes-pond-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/its-my-park-at-wolfes-pond-park Date: July 7, 2018

Join NYCMTB on the first Saturday of each month to help ride, build, and maintain the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park in Staten Island. Volunteers will participate in a range of trail maintenance tasks for all ages and abilities. From digging and brush clearing to raking and litter cleanup, there is something for everyone!

Trailwork party meets at the Wolfe's Pond Park Beach House, 243 Chester Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10312, at 11:00am. Drop-in participation is encouraged. Early birds can get some laps in during the group ride at 10:00am. The route is a mostly beginner friendly distance of approximately 7 miles.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 734-358-2826

Location: 243 Chester Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park)

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.51966440120400000, -74.18719788095100000 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:14:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 7, 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. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/garden-highlights-walk Date: July 7, 2018

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d6cc1c691b.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/yoga1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/yoga1 Date: July 7, 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 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:29:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 7, 2018

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Volunteer at Free Public Rowing on Prospect Park Lake]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/free-community-rowing-on-prospect-park-lake http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/free-community-rowing-on-prospect-park-lake Date: July 7, 2018

Become a Volunteer
The Village Community Boathouse, based on Pier 40 in Hudson River Park, seeks qualified volunteers to help with its satellite community rowing program in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. Volunteers need to be physically fit and able to lift boats on and off dollies, and willing to stand in shallow water to help load and unload boats. Some experience paddling (and, especially, rowing) small boats is desirable. The program runs summer Saturdays from noon to 4:00 p.m. with setup beginning at 11:30 a.m. and cleanup concluding at 4:30 p.m..

Email the Village Community Boathouse at info@vcb.nyc for more info or to sign up.

The Village Community Boathouse offers free public rowing in traditional wooden rowboats every summer Saturday in Prospect Park. Rowing is on a first-come, first-served basis. Boats launch from the ramp on Well House Drive at the northwetcorner of the lake. All rowers must sign waivers and don life vests; minors must be accompanied by a parent.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 656-7285

Location: The Well House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 11:30 am 4:30 pm 40.65684512758200000, -73.97034907341000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b23af19190eb.JPG Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:44:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: July 7, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Plover Day Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/plover-day-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/plover-day-festival Date: July 7, 2018

Join us to celebrate nesting shorebirds! Discover one of New York City's endangered species, the piping plover, and ways you can help protect it by sharing the beach. Enjoy educational activities and crafts at this family friendly event that raises awareness about this amazing shorebird.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-360-1447

Location: Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.58430099487300000, -73.81069946289100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adf48f208cdb.JPG Tue, 22 May 2018 10:14:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Think Outside the Body with Dave Marini]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/saturday-sculpture-workshop-think-outside-the-body-with-dave-marini http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/saturday-sculpture-workshop-think-outside-the-body-with-dave-marini Date: July 7, 2018

Become a work of art and change the shape of your body – transform your human form into a sculpture! Participants will create 3-dimensional interactive artworks using their bodies and sustainable materials. Think about your body as the foundation of a sculpture and then exaggerate parts of yourself by extending, contracting, and deforming your body in new, fun, and fascinating ways.

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:59:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farming 101: Living Seeds with Rachel Mukon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/urban-farming-101-living-seeds-with-rachel-mukon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/urban-farming-101-living-seeds-with-rachel-mukon Date: July 7, 2018

Seeds grow into the foods that sustain our lives, but what does a seed need to germinate and thrive? Join us to explore a variety of seeds, learn what they need to grow, and make a living seed necklace to observe germination!

This event is free and no RSVP is required.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Tours: Deserts and Tropics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/seasonal-tours-deserts-and-tropics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/seasonal-tours-deserts-and-tropics Date: July 7, 2018

Tours will feature plants in the garden that are native to other climates, including those in a tropical bed a display of cacti and succulents, and other seasonal highlights.

Included with Garden admission.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-07-07 2018-07-07 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0ead769593a.JPG Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room Kids: Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/bryant-park-reading-room-kids-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/bryant-park-reading-room-kids-arts-and-crafts Date: July 7, 2018

Enjoy arts and crafts classes with Private Picassos on Saturdays from 1:00pm-1:45pm, immediately following Reading Room Kids. These creative classes are perfect for little hands, ages 1-10. Materials provided, and are washable, but kids should wear clothes that can get messy.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 1:00 pm 1:45 pm 40.75411674857600000, -73.98336881399200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2d714e830f9.jpg Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:44:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Natures Workshop: Primitive Tools]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/natures-workshop-primitive-tools http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/natures-workshop-primitive-tools Date: July 7, 2018

Join the Urban Park Rangers for Nature's Workshop. Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity.

It seems that every person, at some point in their life, wants to go back to basics. To something more simple, more rugged.

While most people don’t necessarily want to go back to being a nomadic hunter/gatherer, there is something to be said about the ability to make what you need to survive. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world. Join the Rangers and learn how to make your own primitive tools. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

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

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.69219970703125000, -73.97480010986328000 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:14:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods1 Date: July 7, 2018

Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community.

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.

Details

Meet: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues). Map of start location
Terrain: Uneven, with hills and stairs
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 and to pick up Discovery Kits.

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b29d5675251b.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Hands On History: Become an American Revolution Spy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/hands-on-history-become-an-american-revolution-spy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/hands-on-history-become-an-american-revolution-spy Date: July 7, 2018

Start your career in espionage at King Manor and come learn about the Culper Spy Ring, which operated here on Long Island during the American Revolution. Discover all the daring ways the first American spies kept their secrets and send a secret message by making your own Caesar cipher. Then visit the rest of the museum and learn about Rufus King - Founding Father and early voice in the anti-slavery movement.

Recommended for ages 3 and up, adults also welcome!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 Fri, 25 May 2018 14:59:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Columbia Summer Winds Concert]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/columbia-summer-winds-concert http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/columbia-summer-winds-concert Date: July 7, 2018

Columbia Summer Winds performs the finest in wind band music throughout New York City every summer. The 90-person concert band provides free outdoor concerts in NYC parks, bringing amazing tunes to our neighborhoods' backyards. From Sousa marches to orchestral transcriptions, and Broadway showtunes to movie soundtracks, the music of Columbia Summer Winds will surely leave the audience clapping for more!

Bring a blanket and enjoy a free concert!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 2:00 pm 3:30 am 40.86019897460937500, -73.93450164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a7a11f40e48c.jpg Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:15:01 EST
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/gallery-tour Date: July 7, 2018

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

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

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

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

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d6d0d27e63.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Desert Dish: Create a Succulent Terrarium]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/desert-dish-create-a-succulent-terrarium http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/desert-dish-create-a-succulent-terrarium Date: July 7, 2018

Bring home your own miniature desert environment. Choose from a variety of cacti and succulents to create an open-air succulent terrarium in a ceramic container and learn tips for succulent care. All materials provided.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-07-07 2018-07-07 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0eac9f3f833.JPG Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Omar's Summer Block Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/omars-summer-block-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/omars-summer-block-party Date: July 7, 2018

A party hosted by Omar Olusion, come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows. Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages on their feet and entertained!

This event is free. For ride and game ticket pricing at Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village, please visit forestparkcarousel.com/pricing/.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q015 Forest Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.70050468126300000, -73.85659235715900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b042f445ec2d.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Fey Nan Bwa: A Haitian Herb and Song Workshop with Sirene]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/fey-nan-bwa-a-haitian-herb-and-song-workshop-with-sirene http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/fey-nan-bwa-a-haitian-herb-and-song-workshop-with-sirene Date: July 7, 2018

Join Vodou Priestess Sirene Dantor Rene for an afternoon singing and learning about Haitian herbal wellness. Experience traditional Haitian culture and botanic medicine, learning the importance of herbs and their power to heal.

Families and visitors of all ages welcome.

Reserve your space on Eventbrite.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

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

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel Puppet Shows]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/le-carrousel-puppet-shows http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/le-carrousel-puppet-shows Date: July 7, 2018

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75329971313500000, -73.98400115966800000 Wed, 30 May 2018 14:44:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/art-on-the-farm-at-randalls-island-park Date: July 7, 2018

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7cf950380.png Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Silent Disco]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/summer-on-the-hudson-silent-disco http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/summer-on-the-hudson-silent-disco Date: July 7, 2018

Don headphones and party on the pier with hundreds of all-ages revelers at this Quiet Clubbing event featuring two live DJs spinning tunes of different genres. Switch DJs with a flick of a switch and sway along to the same song as your friends or tap to your own tune.

First-come, first-equipped, there may be a wait for headphones as the night goes on.

Presented with support from Pier I Cafe.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 5:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9daaa92878c.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:44:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Stargaze Saturdays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/summer-on-the-hudson-stargaze-saturdays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/summer-on-the-hudson-stargaze-saturdays Date: July 7, 2018

The Amateur Astronomers Association and stargazing return to Riverside Park South!

A summer evening in Manhattan is made complete with a great skyline and the stars, planets, and moon in full view. Manhattan provides a great backdrop as we peer heavenward to see celestial wonders.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96cad7bd67.JPG Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:59:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Hotel Transylvania]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-hotel-transylvania http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-hotel-transylvania Date: July 7, 2018

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

Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenaged daughter.

Come early! Before this screening we will have 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: Tompkins Square Park

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M088 Tompkins Square Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.72570037841797000, -73.98120117187500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1952e35d6b9.gif Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:59:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Moana]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-moana http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-moana Date: July 7, 2018

Join NYC Parks, Council Member Donovan Richards 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 8:00 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: Springfield Park

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Q107 Springfield Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.66180038452148400, -73.76159667968750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1fd61fb6a07.jpg Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:29:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars: The Clone Wars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-star-wars-the-clone-wars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-star-wars-the-clone-wars Date: July 7, 2018

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

Yoda, Mace Windu, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and other Jedi Knights lead the Grand Army of the Republic against the droid army of the Separatists.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Maine Avenue and Neal Dow Avenue (in Westerleigh Park)

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.62049865722700000, -74.13490295410200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2d1ffea0317.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Greatest Showman]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-the-greatest-showman http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/07/movies-under-the-stars-the-greatest-showman Date: July 7, 2018

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

The Greatest Showman is an original musical inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum, starring Hugh Jackman. Barnum was a visionary who rose from nothing to create the "Greatest Show on Earth," a spectacle and celebration of his larger-than-life imagination that captivated audiences around the globe.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Hylan Boulevard and Cornelia Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park)

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2018-07-07 2018-07-07 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.52246146371600000, -74.18995678424800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b2d1ee214594.jpg Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi Date: July 8, 2018

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa96b01e6f1e.JPG Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:29:42 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park Date: July 8, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11a0c253c30.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:44:03 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/nyrr-open-run-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/nyrr-open-run-marine-park Date: July 8, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.60794394557300000, -73.93746501207400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11a24a2caac.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:59:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Permaculture Design]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/introduction-to-permaculture-design http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/introduction-to-permaculture-design Date: July 8, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (929) 331-0064

Location: Genesis Community Garden

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2018-07-08 2018-07-08 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.82954650000000000, -73.90459820000000000 Thu, 31 May 2018 13:59:04 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: July 8, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1198245b874.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:14:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Birding]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/summer-birding http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/summer-birding Date: July 8, 2018

Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these walks through the gardens and woodlands. Observe the plants, insects and habitats at Wave Hill that make it so appealing for such a wide variety of birds.

Birders of all levels welcome! Ages 10 and older are welcome with an adult.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d6d8c8dd9d.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays Date: July 8, 2018

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74260657788600000, -73.74107217788700000 Fri, 25 May 2018 16:44:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/yoga-in-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/yoga-in-the-garden Date: July 8, 2018

Enjoy a morning yoga class in the gardens, offered in partnership with Yoga Haven. All levels are welcome; please bring a mat and be on time.

This class meets indoors in case of rain. Online registration is suggested, or register day-of at the Front Gate. Yoga sessions continue through July 29.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d6e532d89c.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 09:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Billowing Sails and Handmade Boats]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/family-art-project-billowing-sails-and-handmade-boats http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/family-art-project-billowing-sails-and-handmade-boats Date: July 8, 2018

Use brightly colored kite paper to design colorful, flag-like sails. Then collage a mixture of buoyant materials cut from repurposed foam trays, corks, plastics and reeds, and construct a handmade sailboat. Keep it as a small sculpture—or see if it floats!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d6eab43608.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Wellness Workshop: Floral Soap-Making]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/wellness-workshop-floral-soapmaking http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/wellness-workshop-floral-soapmaking Date: July 8, 2018

Explore scented-geranium essences, including floral varieties that will surely surprise you! Learn about the wrinkle-reducing, muscle-relaxing, and skin-soothing benefits of geranium oil while making your own cold-processed soap.

Melissa Rivera of Essence and Aroma leads this hands-on workshop; participants go home with several bars of all-natural vegan soap.

Kids aged 12 and older are welcome with an adult.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d6ed7d7b9d.jpg Thu, 07 Jun 2018 09:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/yoga Date: July 8, 2018

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

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

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:59:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Goalball Hosted by the NY Knights]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/goalball-hosted-by-the-ny-knights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/goalball-hosted-by-the-ny-knights Date: July 8, 2018

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 10:30 am 12:30 pm 40.74829864502000000, -74.00219726562500000 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Sunday Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/sunday-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/sunday-tai-chi Date: July 8, 2018

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

All levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:59:07 EDT
<![CDATA[World's Fair History Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/worlds-fair-history-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/worlds-fair-history-walking-tour Date: July 8, 2018

Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, the second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more.

Tours take place on the second Sunday of each month through November. Our one-hour tours begin at 11:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m.* Meet us at the Unisphere!

*11:00 a.m. only on April 8.

No registration is required. First-come, first-served. Weather permitting.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6437

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74638748168945000, -73.84501647949219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f4f0500a9f6.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:29:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 8, 2018

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb7a4cb1dbd.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Trail of the Month Hike: Red, White and Blue Trails]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/trail-of-the-month-hike-red-white-and-blue-trails http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/trail-of-the-month-hike-red-white-and-blue-trails Date: July 8, 2018

Sunday, July 8 Meet at the Greenbelt Nature Center, and celebrate this season of independence as we navigate our way on a long fast-paced hike through the Red, White and Blue trails. This hike is approximately 5 miles in duration.

Registration required. Call 718-351-3450 or email naturecenter@sigreenbelt.org to register.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Wed, 20 Jun 2018 02:14:26 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/its-my-park-at-leif-ericson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/its-my-park-at-leif-ericson-park Date: July 8, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to beautify Leif Ericson Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 347-972-1721

Location: 9th Avenue and 67th Street (in Leif Ericson Park)

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B052 Leif Ericson Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.63013715730000000, -74.01150739193000000 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:14:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: July 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. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location.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 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Survival Series: Pack and Prep]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/survival-series-pack-and-prep http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/survival-series-pack-and-prep Date: July 8, 2018

Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, a survival program is perfect for you.

All programs are family friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Smorgasburg Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/smorgasburg-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/smorgasburg-prospect-park Date: July 8, 2018

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Breeze Hill (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.65892477964400000, -73.96616744995100000 Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:59:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Basic Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/basic-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/08/basic-canoeing Date: July 8, 2018

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

Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.

All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older. Participation in a manadatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is requied.

This basic canoeing program is great for all skill levels. First-come, first-served. The line to participate may close prior to 1:00 p.m. due to demand.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-07-08 2018-07-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76020050048828000, -73.75810241699219000 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:14:33 EDT