NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sat, 22 Jul 2017 05:03:11 GMT <![CDATA[Forest Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/forest-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/forest-crew Date: July 23, 2017

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

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

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

Please RSVP here.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

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

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M037 Highbridge Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.85380172729500000, -73.92620086669900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d05a5a67417.JPG Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Workshop: Drawing FlowersAn Introduction to Botanical Illustration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/art-workshop-drawing-flowersan-introduction-to-botanical-illustration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/art-workshop-drawing-flowersan-introduction-to-botanical-illustration Date: July 23, 2017

Botanical illustration is the intersection of art and science. Observe and record the intricate details of Wave Hill’s summer flora with artist and naturalist Gabriel Willow. Using pen and pencil, practice accurate and scientific depictions of buds and blooms.

All levels are welcome.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5938361ace913.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Cooking Demo: Edible Flowers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/cooking-demo-edible-flowers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/cooking-demo-edible-flowers Date: July 23, 2017

A surprising number of beautiful flowers are edible, adding color and zing to salads or subtle floral aromas to desserts. Sample some delicious flowery recipes with Chef Stephen Rosenberg of Great Performances, then take a stroll with a horticultural interpreter to view gourmet blossoms in the garden.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59383689d3453.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Framing the View: Watercolor Painting For Beginners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/framing-the-view-watercolor-painting-for-beginners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/framing-the-view-watercolor-painting-for-beginners Date: July 23, 2017

Try your hand at watercolor painting en plein air with Artist Che Min Hsiao. Participants will create watercolor studies on site.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-23 2017-07-23 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592dde3a4ebdf.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: July 23, 2017

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 11:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/bronx-summer-concert-series-at-orchard-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/bronx-summer-concert-series-at-orchard-beach Date: July 23, 2017

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 590-3567

Location: Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.86619949340820000, -73.79479980468750000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 Date: July 23, 2017

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

The Adventure Course is open to individuals, small groups of friends, and family, ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers.

Registration
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Please visit our Urban Park Rangers' Events Registration page to enter your name in the lottery. Registration opens on July 17. We recommend that people who receive a response arrive a half-hour early before each program.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

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

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.74280166626000000, -73.73590087890600000 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Tropical Latin Salsa]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/central-park-conservancy-harlem-meer-performance-festival1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/central-park-conservancy-harlem-meer-performance-festival1 Date: July 23, 2017

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

Ola Fresca
Tropical Latin Salsa
Ola Fresca brings a Latin sound directly from Brooklyn. The band weaves musical bridges connecting Cuban son, salsa, timba, and funk. Get Details

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1374

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5942e2aad016a.JPG Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Laughter in the Park 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/laughter-in-the-park-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/laughter-in-the-park-2017 Date: July 23, 2017

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

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

Performers (bookings are subject to change):

Kevin Bartini
Kevin is an actor, writer, and audience warm-up comic whose credits include "The Daily Show," "The Colbert Report," "The Nightly Show," and "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," as well as ABC's "Match Game" starring Alec Baldwin and "Debate Wars" starring Michael Ian Black on Seeso.

Josh Gondelman
Josh is a writer who currently writes for "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," where his work has earned him a Peabody Award, an Emmy, and a WGA Award.

Nimesh Patel
Nimesh has written for the 2016 Oscars hosted by Chris Rock. He was a 2013 finalist in Comedy Central's "Up Next" CC: Certified Talent Search" where stand-up comedians from across the country performed at the New York Comedy Festival's 4th Annual "Comics to Watch" showcase at Caroline's on Broadway.

Emma Willmann
Emma is a Comedy Cellar regular and made her late night debut on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" in 2016. Emma beat out hundreds of comedians to be named one of the 10 Funniest Comics as part of Caroline's "New York's Funniest" competition in 2014.

Roy Wood Jr. (headliner)
Roy is a comedian most recently seen as a correspondent on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah." His first Comedy Central Stand-Up Special, Roy Wood Jr., "Father Figure", debuted in February 2017 and he was recently named the new host of Comedy Central's "This Is Not Happening."

Laughter in the Park Schedule
Our shows are as follows:

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

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 727-5233

Location: Old Bandshell Lawn (in Tompkins Square Park)

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M088 Tompkins Square Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.72579956054687500, -73.98210144042969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595cab3d5a54e.jpg Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/activity-table Date: July 23, 2017

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-23 2017-07-23 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929741d3ec6e.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[The Magic of Rogue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/the-magic-of-rogue http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/the-magic-of-rogue Date: July 23, 2017

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

About The Magic of Rogue
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Everyone will be amazed!

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149d1123406.JPG Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/nature-center-adventures11 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/nature-center-adventures11 Date: July 23, 2017

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

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

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0210

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/nature-center-adventures15 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/nature-center-adventures15 Date: July 23, 2017

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/nature-center-adventures14 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/nature-center-adventures14 Date: July 23, 2017

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

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

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/nature-center-adventures17 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/nature-center-adventures17 Date: July 23, 2017

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.60411903908000000, -73.93051835582000000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/nature-center-adventures19 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/nature-center-adventures19 Date: July 23, 2017

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.79520034790039000, -73.77839660644531000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/nature-center-adventures21 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/nature-center-adventures21 Date: July 23, 2017

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

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

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

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

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Tending to a Growing Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/tending-to-a-growing-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/tending-to-a-growing-garden Date: July 23, 2017

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59494657ecd13.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA['Blissville: An Investigation' Film Screening]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/blissville-an-investigation-film-screening http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/blissville-an-investigation-film-screening Date: July 23, 2017

Join us for a film screening of a documentary by Hank Linhart, an accomplished media artist.

This video tells a story about a remote corner of Queens, NY.

Blissville is the former name of the tiny triangle bounded by the Newtown Creek, the Long Island Expressway, and Calvary Cemetery. In addition to the world’s largest fortune cookie factory, there is a factory with the exclusive rights for making replicas of the Statue of Liberty, a sushi factory, an Afghan bakery and a giant car crusher.

Through street interviews, the film investigates the origin of the name of Blissville, and the character(s) of the town. This is also a story about the resiliency of a community remarkably rich in nationalities and ethnic backgrounds, featuring diverse residential neighbors living in close proximity with active industries.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647 ext. 14

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5919e9aea5bac.jpg Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[The Magic of Rogue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/the-magic-of-rogue1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/the-magic-of-rogue1 Date: July 23, 2017

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

About The Magic of Rogue
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Everyone will be amazed!

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

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149d1123406.JPG Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/zumba-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/zumba-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 23, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 4:30 pm 5:30 am 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Camping and Orienteering]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/family-camping http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/family-camping Date: July 23, 2017

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.

Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your family into the lottery, please visit our Event Registration page. Registration opens on July 12.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Marine Park

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 5:00 pm 7:00 am 40.60272115863300000, -73.92570495605500000 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Tango in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/tango-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/tango-in-the-park Date: July 23, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: West Fountain (in Stuyvesant Square)

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.73379898071300000, -73.98439788818400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5951884de10b7.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Katz Concert Series: Dr. K's Motown Revue]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/katz-concert-series-dr-ks-motown-revue http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/katz-concert-series-dr-ks-motown-revue Date: July 23, 2017

Cover band Dr. K's Motown Revue will be performing Motown hits!

Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show!

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: O'Donohue Park (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.59270095825195000, -73.75350189208984000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse Presents: The Three Musketeers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/hudson-warehouse-presents-the-three-musketeers1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/hudson-warehouse-presents-the-three-musketeers1 Date: July 23, 2017

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

The D'Artagnan Romances, Part 1: The Three Musketeers
By Suzanne Lee
Adapted from Alexandre Dumas
Directed by Nicholas Martin-Smith

The adventure begins! D’Artagnan arrives in Paris to pursue his dream of becoming a musketeer, but is denied by the renowned Captain Treville. Only when his anonymity and skill are called on to rescue the reputation of the Queen of France from the conspiracies of Cardinal Richelieu and his deadly agents, Rochefort and Milady, does he really shine and redeem the reputation of The Three Musketeers!

For more information, visit hudsonwarehouse.net.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5952a7f5230ca.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:30:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays Date: July 23, 2017

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

Amplified Sundays take place each Sunday in July.

Schedule

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c05bfbb678a.JPG Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents The Three Musketeers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers Date: July 23, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80488245516300000, -73.94440275430700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594427843a333.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:30:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Power Rangers (2017)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/movies-uner-the-stars-power-rangers-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/movies-uner-the-stars-power-rangers-2017 Date: July 23, 2017

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

In this third retelling of the hit the superhero saga, five ordinary teens must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove - and the world - is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, they quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it's too late, band together as the Power Rangers. This 2017 reboot is the first blockbuster film to feature LGBTQ and autistic superheroes.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Brevoort Playground

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B258 Brevoort Playground 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.68050003051758000, -73.92269897460938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595a7eb789a34.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:30:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Surf's Up 2: Wave Mania]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/movies-under-the-stars-sufs-up-2-wave-mainia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/movies-under-the-stars-sufs-up-2-wave-mainia Date: July 23, 2017

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

Adventure-inclined penguin Cody Maverick convinces an infamous big wave riding crew known as The Hang 5 to journey with him to a mysterious surf spot known as The Trenches, where the crew will supposedly find the biggest waves in the world.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Maurice Park (in Frank Principe Park)

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Q131 Frank Principe Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.72750091552734400, -73.90489959716797000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Uner the Stars: Power Rangers (2017)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/movies-uner-the-stars-power-rangers-20171 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/movies-uner-the-stars-power-rangers-20171 Date: July 23, 2017

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

In this third retelling of the hit the superhero saga, five ordinary teens must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove - and the world - is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, they quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it's too late, band together as the Power Rangers. This 2017 reboot is the first blockbuster film to feature LGBTQ and autistic superheroes.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Brevoort Playground

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B258 Brevoort Playground 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.68050003051758000, -73.92269897460938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595a7eb789a34.jpg Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night: Race]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/outdoor-movie-night-race http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/outdoor-movie-night-race Date: July 23, 2017

In celebration of our 25th anniversary, many of this summer's featured films will take us back to the year 1992! Whether a classic favorite or a recent blockbuster, Randall's Island Park is an amazing place to take in a flick.

Outdoor movie nights take place at sunset every Sunday from June through September. Outdoor movie nights are presented in partnership with the NYC Parks.

Race (PG-13), Year: 2016, Run Time: 2 hr 14 min

Watch the awe-inspiring and incredible story of the legendary Olympian, Jesse Owens. Travel back to the 1930s as young Jesse Owens battles adversity and became a track and field star gaining national recognition for breaking and setting many records under the guidance of coach Larry Snyder.

Fun Fact: Icahn Stadium is the same location that Jesse Owens won the 100-yard dash and qualified for the 1936 Berlin Olympics were he made history!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 8:30 pm 10:45 pm 40.79322814941406000, -73.92541503906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5aaba2b1ae.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 15:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/the-fence Date: July 24, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/competitive-rowing-camp Date: July 24, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c056b59d2b3.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bootcamp in the Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/bootcamp-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/bootcamp-in-the-park Date: July 24, 2017

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise: Abhaya Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/sunrise-abhaya-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/sunrise-abhaya-yoga Date: July 24, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: July 24, 2017

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: July 24, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Crew Camp (Manhattan)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/crew-camp-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/crew-camp-manhattan Date: July 24, 2017

Since 2004, Row New York has taught summer rowing camps to 6th through 12th graders, beginners and competitors. Camps run out of the beautiful Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse in Manhattan and our newest rowing location, the Paerdegat Basin Launch in Brooklyn.

Campers join for many reasons – fitness, discovery of a new sport, a competitive college application – but ultimately find one common result, a team to call their own.

During our novice Crew Camp your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan. Our three-week camp focuses on fun, fitness, and teamwork while prioritizing safety on the water. Campers are lead by experienced coaches while learning basic rowing techniques and boat moving skills, on and off the water.

No experience is necessary to join!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-24 2017-07-24 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c054e82c2ba.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 24, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Broadway Dance with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/broadway-dance-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/broadway-dance-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 24, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival Date: July 24, 2017

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Rose Garden

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2017-07-24 2017-07-24 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66912421916000000, -73.96799683573600000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:45:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: West Side Stories]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/central-park-tour-west-side-stories http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/central-park-tour-west-side-stories Date: July 24, 2017

Discover some of the Central Park secret sites that West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view. Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour through Central Park's historic and picturesque west side. Highlights of this tour include Winterdale Arch, Delacorte Theater, Shakespeare Garden, the Swedish Cottage, and Ladies' Pavilion. Tour ends near 72nd Street and Central Park West.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. The tour starts inside the park at 81st Street and Central Park West, and ends near 77th Street and Central Park West

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

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.78196334838867000, -73.97141265869140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570802e3d4ca3.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Language Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/bryant-park-language-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/bryant-park-language-classes Date: July 24, 2017

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

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

Start time: 11:45 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 11:45 am 12:30 pm 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Thu, 25 May 2017 17:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Pillow Talk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival Date: July 24, 2017

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

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

Pillow Talk
Doris Day (scoring her only Oscar nomination) plays a single New York interior decorator sharing a telephone party line (remember them?) with a bachelor composer (Rock Hudson). The playboy’s over active social life tends to hog the phone line, which leads to mutual loathing. The romantic comedy won an Oscar for Original Story and Screenplay beating out such heavyweights as Wild Strawberries and North By Northwest. Tony Randall and Thelma Ritter provide droll comic support for Day and Hudson who were successfully teamed up for two more romps. (1959) 105 MIN. (NR) (UNIVERSAL)

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 5:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Drum Circle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/drum-circle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/drum-circle Date: July 24, 2017

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

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

All ages welcome — kids to adults.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5943036710119.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: July 24, 2017

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 6:00 pm 6:45 pm 40.84830093383800000, -73.82260131835900000 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[West African Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/west-african-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/west-african-dance Date: July 24, 2017

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594305f136f0d.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn-to-Row 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/learntorow-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/learntorow-2 Date: July 24, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-24 2017-07-24 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c04d320090f.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Books Beneath the Bridge with Greenlight Bookstore: Greenlight Poetry Salon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/books-beneath-the-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/books-beneath-the-bridge Date: July 24, 2017

Join us for an evening of poetry in performance with a special summer outdoor edition of our quarterly Greenlight Poetry Salon, hosted and curated by Angel Nafis! Check Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's website for updates on the featured poets.

Sponsored by New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Greenlight Bookstore

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70193862915039000, -73.99747467041016000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun Presents Broadway in the Boros]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/arts-culture-fun-presents-broadway-in-the-boros http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/arts-culture-fun-presents-broadway-in-the-boros Date: July 24, 2017

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

Feel free to bring chairs or blankets!

About Disney Newsies The Broadway Musical:

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

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

Rain date July 31!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 718 3673657

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59664ed6f3bba.jpg Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Flicks on the Beach: Finding Dory]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/flicks-on-the-beach-finding-dory http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/flicks-on-the-beach-finding-dory Date: July 24, 2017

Get excited for the third film in our line up, Find Dory! This critically acclaimed film, welcomes all from young to old, for a truly unforgettable time!

"Dory is a wide-eyed, blue tang fish who suffers from memory loss every 10 seconds or so. The one thing she can remember is that she somehow became separated from her parents as a child. With help from her friends Nemo and Marlin, Dory embarks on an epic adventure to find them. Her journey brings her to the Marine Life Institute, a conservatory that houses diverse ocean species. Dory now knows that her family reunion will only happen if she can save mom and dad from captivity."

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

Brought to you by Alliance for Coney Island

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 946-1350

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

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.57318946409200000, -73.97837710380600000 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:30:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Historic Harlem Parks & Manhattan Recreation Film Festival: Whose Streets?]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/historic-harlem-parks-manhattan-recreation-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/historic-harlem-parks-manhattan-recreation-film-festival Date: July 24, 2017

Whose Streets? "Our Streets". Directed by Sabaah Folayan, Co-Directed by Damon Davis, 2017, 90 min.

This electrifying, on-the-ground dispatch from the frontlines of America’s ongoing civil rights struggle captures how the protests that erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, following the police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, grew into a worldwide movement.

Co-presenting partners: Sweet Spot and The Studio Museum in Harlem.

Music: Freedom Music and the Art of Protest with DJ Shinobi Shaw.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: The Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park)

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M014 Jackie Robinson Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.82630157470703000, -73.94120025634766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594198453bcfa.png Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ballet Barre with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/ballet-barre-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/ballet-barre-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 24, 2017

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-presents-zootopia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-presents-zootopia Date: July 24, 2017

Bring a blanket or low chair to watch a free screening of the Oscar-winning animated movie Zootopia!

Zootopia takes place in a city where predators and prey live together in harmony. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.68360137939453000, -73.88569641113281000 Mon, 01 May 2017 14:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movie-under-the-stars-zootopia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movie-under-the-stars-zootopia Date: July 24, 2017

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

A rabbit cop must solve a missing-persons case in a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Highland Park

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2017-07-24 2017-07-24 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.68539810180664000, -73.88220214843750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5900f5295a3df.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Newsies]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-newsies http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-newsies Date: July 24, 2017

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


A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Williamsbridge Oval

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.87870025634765600, -73.87699890136719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59601800c8cc1.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series: Finding Dory]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/2017-movies-on-the-waterfront-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/2017-movies-on-the-waterfront-series Date: July 24, 2017

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

Finding Dory (2016) PG | 1h 37min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 17 June 2016 (USA) |
The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory, begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.

Directors: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane
Writers: Andrew Stanton (original story by), Andrew Stanton (screenplay)
Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 8:30 pm 10:15 pm 40.77815603022100000, -73.92440688610100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59541a82340d9.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Secret Life of Pets]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-the-secret-life-of-pets http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-the-secret-life-of-pets Date: July 24, 2017

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

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

Know Before You Go:

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Saratoga Square Park (in Saratoga Park),Calvert Vaux Park

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B079, B125 Saratoga Park, Calvert Vaux Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.68500137329101600, -73.91899871826172000; 40.58464431762700000, -73.99511718750000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59123859f2f83.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 12:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-the-jungle-book http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/24/movies-under-the-stars-the-jungle-book Date: July 24, 2017

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

Based on Rudyard Kipling's eponymous collective works and inspired by Walt Disney's 1967 animated film of the same name, The Jungle Book is a live-action/CGI film that tells the story of Mowgli, an orphaned human boy who, guided by his animal guardians, sets out on a journey of self-discovery while evading the threatening Shere Khan. The film introduces Neel Sethi as Mowgli and also features the voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, and Christopher Walken. This wonderful film won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Marine Park

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-24 2017-07-24 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.59209823608400000, -73.92089843750000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595a807dc5ecc.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:30:13 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/the-fence Date: July 25, 2017

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

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Competitive Rowing Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/competitive-rowing-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/competitive-rowing-camp Date: July 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-25 2017-07-25 7:00 am 9:00 am 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c056b59d2b3.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: July 25, 2017

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

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

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: July 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:30:11 EST
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: July 25, 2017

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/meditation Date: July 25, 2017

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

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

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M360 The High Line 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.74711794880300000, -74.00518564608800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f438fbae5b.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/edgar-allan-poe-illustrated Date: July 25, 2017

Check out the Poe Visitor Center for an exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe, interpreted by contemporary illustrators Nancy Doniger, Donna Miskend, Dave Kopka and Carol (Klio) Burrell.

About the Artists

  • Donna Miskend is an exhibition curator, is an illustrator, designer and writer. She frequently designs for the August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, and exhibits her artwork throughout the U.S.
  • Michael Patrick Hearn has remained one of the most respected contemporary writers about children’s literature since the publication of The Annotated Wizard of Oz right after college. His many other books include The Annotated Christmas Carol, The Annotated Huckleberry Finn, The Victorian Fairy Tale Book; Myth, Magic and Mystery; and Tommy Ungerer Chronicler of the Absurd. He has created numerous exhibitions including the Tomi Ungerer show at The Eric Carle Museum. He has lectured all over the United States and Europe. He is often interviewed by the media and including byBBC4 and TCM. His latest book is The Annotated Edgar Allan Poe, available soon.
  • James Armstrong has had his plays performed by such theaters as The Attic Ensemble (The Four Doctors Huxley), the Abingdon Theatre Company (Foggy Bottom), Playwrights Forum (The Metric System), Sundog Theatre (Meucci's Message), and Detroit Rep (Capital). He has also adapted for the stage several 19th-century works, including A Christmas Carol, Alice in Wonderland, and Moby-Dick. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and you can keep up with him at www.armstrongplays.com.
  • Dave Kopka engages in books, story boarding, comics, and pre-production work, but is fascinated with exploring a wide spectrum of illustration and being a creative force in visual narrative. Site and contact: davekopka.com, illustration@davekopka.com
  • Nancy Doniger has created many illustrations for the New York Times and appear in print and on the web for publishers and companies worldwide. Her most recent book is Lemonade: and Other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word, written by Bob Raczka for Roaring Brook Press. Site and contact: www.nancydoniger.com
  • Carol (Klio) Burrell is a comics illustrator and native New Yorker. Site and contact: http://spqrblues.com/IV/
  • Charlie Vázquez, is director of the Bronx Writers Center and author, whose work includes San Juan Noir, an anthology by Akashic Books.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/fitness-walk Date: July 25, 2017

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Mon, 15 May 2017 12:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: July 25, 2017

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Tiny Tots Stories and Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tiny-tots-stories-and-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tiny-tots-stories-and-art Date: July 25, 2017

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Crew Camp (Manhattan)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/crew-camp-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/crew-camp-manhattan Date: July 25, 2017

Since 2004, Row New York has taught summer rowing camps to 6th through 12th graders, beginners and competitors. Camps run out of the beautiful Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse in Manhattan and our newest rowing location, the Paerdegat Basin Launch in Brooklyn.

Campers join for many reasons – fitness, discovery of a new sport, a competitive college application – but ultimately find one common result, a team to call their own.

During our novice Crew Camp your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan. Our three-week camp focuses on fun, fitness, and teamwork while prioritizing safety on the water. Campers are lead by experienced coaches while learning basic rowing techniques and boat moving skills, on and off the water.

No experience is necessary to join!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 433-3075

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

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2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.85630035400400000, -73.92169952392600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c054e82c2ba.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tai-chi Date: July 25, 2017

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

People of all ages and conditions can learn.

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

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

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M360 The High Line 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.74072892169700000, -74.00806097415200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f4dbd68d6f.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Storytime at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/storytime-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/storytime-at-the-battery Date: July 25, 2017

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

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

Free and open to the public.

Story Schedule

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

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.70328903198242000, -74.01482391357422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595d52f043c03.JPG Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Up-Cycle-to-Art/Vintage and Steam Punk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/upcycletoartvintage-and-steam-punk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/upcycletoartvintage-and-steam-punk Date: July 25, 2017

Adults decorate and up-cycle your clean, empty cans and bottles with beautiful napkins, wrapping paper, and vintage images from home.

Participants should bring their own vintage party napkins, wrapping paper or magazine cut outs to apply to surfaces of the items they are up-cycling to art. Outside and inside of cans and bottles should be clean and free of labels and gummy residue.

Schedule

  • July: Decorative Cans/Vintage (bring your own clean cans from home)
  • August: Up-cycle Wine Bottles/Vintage (bring your own clean bottles from home)
  • September: Up-cycle Cardboard Books Steam Punk/Vintage. We will provide cardboard

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at McLaughlin Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/its-my-park-at-mclaughlin-park Date: July 25, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey to garden at McLaughlin Park.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 505-9232

Location: Park House (in McLaughlin Park)

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B061 McLaughlin Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.69667172506400000, -73.98606705665600000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Albemarle Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/its-my-park-at-albemarle-playground Date: July 25, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 564-5983

Location: Children's playground (in Albemarle Playground)

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B297 Albemarle Playground 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.64594894251200000, -73.98044824600200000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Bi-weekly Gardening Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/biweekly-gardening-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/biweekly-gardening-club Date: July 25, 2017

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

All ages and experience are welcome.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Stuyvesant Square

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.73379898071289000, -73.98439788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5946c9f0d68f7.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Summer Day Camp: Mini Camp 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/mini-camp-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/mini-camp-2017 Date: July 25, 2017

Join us each week for activities and adventures, including one off-site visit to the Carousel for All Children at Willowbrook Park.

For kids ages 3 to 5 years old.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947d62e8c0f1.png Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Theatre Fun in the Sun! Diversion Debajo del Sol! - Drop-in Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/theatre-fun-in-the-sun-diversion-debajo-del-sol http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/theatre-fun-in-the-sun-diversion-debajo-del-sol Date: July 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (646) 398-9062

Location: Payson Playground (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.86694466333700000, -73.92874717712400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5963f9d52aae7.jpg Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: July 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:23 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-yoga Date: July 25, 2017

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

Class held on the upper terrace.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b41390267c.jpg Tue, 16 May 2017 14:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 25, 2017

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Columbus Park Manhattan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-columbus-park-manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-columbus-park-manhattan Date: July 25, 2017

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


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

Two performances will take place, the first at 10:30am and the following at 1pm.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Park

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M015 Columbus Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:30 am 2:00 pm 40.71519851684570000, -74.00000000000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594001ec2cb5a.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: July 25, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:30 am 5:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-storytime Date: July 25, 2017

Bring the kids to Bryant Park for tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts to boot!

In case of rain, Word for Word Storytime will be canceled.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (917) 438-5137

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f4e90fd80a7.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:30:17 EDT
<![CDATA[My Reptile Guys]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/my-reptile-guys http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/my-reptile-guys Date: July 25, 2017

Join us for an interactive show, featuring 12 amazing reptiles. This event includes a petting zoo session to allow the kids to touch or hold the animals.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Zoo Picnic Area

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2017-07-25 2017-07-25 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74238497758800000, -73.84913265705100000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields Date: July 25, 2017

Explore the southwest of Central Park with Central Park Conservancy tour guides, and see it like never before. From a planned military parade ground to the site commemorating a famous activist for peace, one of the most-visited areas of the Park has some secrets to share with even the most seasoned Park-goer!

Highlights of this tour include: Maine Monument, the Children’s District, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

There are a few inclines. The tour starts inside the Park at the Central Park Conservancy kiosk at Merchants Gate (Central Park South/59th Street and Central Park West.) Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West.

For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76825795574400000, -73.98132359981500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579f7dacd1f17.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: July 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:24 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knitting Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-knitting-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/bryant-park-knitting-class Date: July 25, 2017

Join free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided.

To register, please call Knitty City at (212) 787-5896 , or take a chance and drop by.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace Gravel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.75369163600300000, -73.98303353786500000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Painting Nature with the Art Student's League]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/painting-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/painting-nature Date: July 25, 2017

Bring your child for a fun afternoon of painting the scenery around them, with the help of Art Student's League's Pedro Rodriguez. It's a cool activity for a hot day.

Supplies will be provided!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.90010070800800000, -73.87220001220700000 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 Date: July 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 2:00 pm 2:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:25 EST
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/gallery-tour Date: July 25, 2017

Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow will lead a tour of current exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery. The group show, Outcasts: Women in the Wilderness, explores how women have been treated and portrayed as outcasts in history, myth and biblical legend. In the Sunroom Project Space, Sonya Blesofsky’s sculptural installation is inspired by the history of Glyndor House, while Sindy Butz’sincludes enlarged photographs and videos of her performing with Wave Hill fireplaces.

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 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59383ab58d3d3.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/kids-le-petit-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/kids-le-petit-art Date: July 25, 2017

Kids create their own miniature art to take home. The piece is small enough to carry in your pocket or in your hand. For ages 6 to 12 years old. Parents or adults welcome with their younger child.

Schedule

  • July: Thumb Things - Little ones make watercolor work of art with their very own thumb print
  • August: Mini Greeting Cards-Make a mini greeting card to keep or give as a gift
  • September: Mini Books - Make a mini journal, or coloring book of your own

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/ed-center-open-hours Date: July 25, 2017

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70410156250000000, -73.99019622802734000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/tour-of-gracie-mansion3 Date: July 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 3:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 3:00 pm 3:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:30:24 EST
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic with BALSA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/basketball-clinic Date: July 25, 2017

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

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Natural Insect Repellent Candles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/natural-insect-repellant-candles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/natural-insect-repellant-candles Date: July 25, 2017

Annoyed by pesky nats and mosquitos that congregate in the garden once the summer sun sets? Interested in illuminating your garden at dusk? Join GreenThumb as we create our own natural insect repellent candles using citronella oil and soy wax.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: Oasis Community Garden

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2017-07-25 2017-07-25 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.76639938354492000, -73.99199676513672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592f2f4fe1050.jpg Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: East Side Evening Stroll]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/central-park-tour-east-side-evening-stroll http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/central-park-tour-east-side-evening-stroll Date: July 25, 2017

Join us after work for an evening stroll along part of Central Park's East Side. Central Park Conservancy guides lead you on a casual walk from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace.

Learn about the Zoo, the Arsenal, Balto, The Mall, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, and the Lake on this tour designed for New York summer evenings.

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

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579a44b9537e5.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with Strictly Tango]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-with-strictly-tango http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-with-strictly-tango Date: July 25, 2017

Spend Tuesday evenings in July and August experiencing the Taste of Tango! Make friends or dance with a new partner while enjoying tango music, stories, classes and open dance. Strictly Tango NYC Dance School, brings you the “authentic Buenos Aires Tango feeling.” Everyone will learn,to dance and have fun. Don’t miss it!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.73130035400390600, -73.99819946289062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590893e1a67d8.JPG Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Music with Coyote Pups]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/kids-music-with-coyote-pups http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/kids-music-with-coyote-pups Date: July 25, 2017

In this highly entertaining and educational class, music is used as a vehicle for kids to learn about the world around them. Hank’s energetic approach and commitment to engage each and every child in class creates an atmosphere where singing and moving become essential elements of life. Hank’s intention is to help kids and parents embody the music learned in class so it can be easily translated to experiences out in the world.For families with kids ages infant to 6 year olds.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594423008c820.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/25/evening-yoga Date: July 25, 2017

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

*No class on Tuesday, July 4.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-25 2017-07-25 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594424cb151b3.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT