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 Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:17:03 GMT <![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Regeneration: Randi Ehrhart]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/regeneration-randi-ehrhart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/regeneration-randi-ehrhart Date: August 25, 2016

The Lenape Gallery at the Conference House Park Visitor Center will open a unique exhibition, featuring artist Randi Ehrhart.

Regeneration is a three-dimensional installation featuring hundreds of entomology-based miniature sculpted works constructed from dead branches, dried leaves, and other barren, hollow, empty, and vacant organic material found primarily in the Northeast United States.

Born in New York City, Ehrhart studied art at Queens College in Flushing, New York, and worked as a professional bench jeweler in the Bowery. A widow, mother of three grown sons and a recent grandmother, Ehrhart has dedicated her life and work by establishing herself as a conduit connecting nature and art in a fresh new light.

The Lenape Gallery is pleased to launch Regeneration, the first solo exhibit by Randi Ehrhart. This exhibition beautifully combines her innovative work with fascinating aspects of her life and process. The exhibit will be extended through 9-4-16.

For further information, please contact Frank Gessner at (718) 227-1463 or email francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov.

The Lenape Gallery is open on Mondays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57752a146e563.jpg Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/instructional-flag-football-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/instructional-flag-football-staten-island Date: August 25, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Staten Island. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 390-8000 ext 8074

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4d9719b7.jpg Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Field, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-field-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-field-staten-island Date: August 25, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Corporal Thompson Field on Thursdays from 12:00pm-2:00pm to play Flag Football. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park-staten-island Date: August 25, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropiate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

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

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.61849975585937500, -74.10600280761719000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park Date: August 25, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Walker Park, kids will learn all about soccer! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night - Square Dancing!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/arts-culture-fun-presents-dance-away-the-night-with-the-city-stompers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/arts-culture-fun-presents-dance-away-the-night-with-the-city-stompers Date: August 25, 2016

The folks at City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music. Swing your corner and do-si-do! Let's all join hands for a Virginia Reel. Step right up and holler "yeehoo"!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57502be5d6f5a.jpg Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Some Like It Hot]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/movies-under-the-stars-some-like-it-hot http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/25/movies-under-the-stars-some-like-it-hot Date: August 25, 2016

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

The launching pad for Billy Wilder's comedy classic was a rusty old German farce, Fanfares of Love, whose two main characters were male musicians so desperate to get a job that they disguise themselves as women and play with an all-girl band in gangster-dominated 1929 Chicago. In this version, musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) lose their jobs when a speakeasy owned by mob boss Spats Columbo (George Raft) is raided by prohibition agent Mulligan (Pat O'Brien). Several weeks later, on February 14th, Joe and Jerry get a job perfroming in Urbana and end up witnessing a gangland massacre in a parking garage. Fearing that they will be next on the mobsters' hit lists, Joe devises an ingenious plan for disguising their identities. Soon they are all dolled up and performing as Josephine and Daphne in Sweet Sue's all-girl orchestra. En route to Florida by train with Sweet Sue's band, the boys (girls?) make the acquaintance of Sue's lead singer Sugar Kane (Marilyn Monroe, in what may be her best performance). Joe and Jerry immediately fall in love, though of course their new feminine identities prevent them from acting on their desires. Still, they are determined to woo her, and they enact an elaborate series of gender-bending ruses complicated by the fact that flirtatious millionaire Osgood Fielding (Joe E. Brown) has fallen in love with "Daphne." The plot gets even thicker when Spats Columbo and his boys show up in Florida. Nominated for several Oscars, Some Like It Hot ended up the biggest moneymaking comedy up to 1959. Full of hilarious set pieces and movie in-jokes, it has not tarnished with time and in fact seems to get better with each passing year, as its cross-dressing humor keeps it only more and more up-to-date.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled 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: 718-667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-08-25 2016-08-25 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579370e10ca7f.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Levy Playground, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/26/summer-sports-experience-at-levy-playground-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/26/summer-sports-experience-at-levy-playground-staten-island Date: August 26, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Levy Playground on Castleton and Jewett Ave. on Fridays from 10:00am-11:30am to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

Location: Levy Playground

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R033 Levy Playground 2016-08-26 2016-08-26 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.63371949336600000, -74.12918639894700000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Faber Field House, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/26/summer-sports-experience-at-faber-field-house-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/26/summer-sports-experience-at-faber-field-house-staten-island Date: August 26, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Faber Field House in Staten Island to play Flag Football on Fridays from 12:00pm-2:00pm. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

Location: Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2016-08-26 2016-08-26 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Singin' Stories with Caroline Cutroneo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/26/singin-stories-with-caroline-cutroneo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/26/singin-stories-with-caroline-cutroneo Date: August 26, 2016

Join librarian Caroline Cutroneo, of the New York Public Library, for summer reading fun in the Greenbelt. Bring your voices and sing along with some favorite tunes on the guitar, listen to tales and rhymes, and hear some picture stories! Suitable for ages 3 and older.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-08-26 2016-08-26 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 20:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Grandview]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/26/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/26/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview Date: August 26, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Grandview Playground on Fridays at 3:00pm-6:00pm to play Soccer and Volleyball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

Location: Grandview Playground (in The Big Park)

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R068 The Big Park 2016-08-26 2016-08-26 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.63087011813500000, -74.16449878780800000 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/26/movies-under-the-stars-batman-v-superman-dawn-of-justice http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/26/movies-under-the-stars-batman-v-superman-dawn-of-justice Date: August 26, 2016

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

Batman (Ben Affleck) and Superman (Henry Cavill) clash over differing philosophies about what kind of heroism is needed to protect the world, while the public they're defending is becoming increasingly mindful of the damage that superheroes and masked vigilantes cause. However, the duo are soon forced to confront an even greater threat created by nefarious billionaire Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg). Directed by Zack Snyder, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice also co-stars Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Jeremy Irons as Alfred the butler, and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled 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: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Sand Lane and Capadanno Boulevard (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-08-26 2016-08-26 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.59040069580100000, -74.06659698486300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57937167c140b.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/its-my-park-at-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/its-my-park-at-silver-lake-park Date: August 27, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Silver Lake Park Conservancy to continue painting benches around the park and doing general cleanup at Silver Lake Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 561-6831

Location: Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2016-08-27 2016-08-27 8:00 am 2:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:00:12 EDT
<![CDATA[Ride: Pedaling Through The Past]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/ride-pedaling-through-the-past http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/ride-pedaling-through-the-past Date: August 27, 2016

Join Bike New York and the Alice Austen House on a voyage to Staten Island! We’ll enjoy inspiring Harbor views, beaches, sea breezes, and stop at two historical sites. First up: Fort Wadsworth, a former military fort with gorgeous views of the Verrazano Bridge. Next, we’ll travel to the Alice Austen House for a catered picnic and private tour.

Alice Austen (1866 – 1952) was one of America’s earliest and most prolific photographers and an early advocate for and photographer of women bicyclists. The tour will discuss Alice’s life and work, as well as late 19th-century cycling. Among the highlights of the house: two period rooms and her original darkroom. Shutterbugs, it doesn’t get any better than this!

Please register here.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

Location: Staten Island Borough Hall

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2016-08-27 2016-08-27 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.64256473650900000, -74.07608774232800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/574499173c2cc.jpg Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Alice Austen House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/free-yoga-at-alice-austen-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/free-yoga-at-alice-austen-house Date: August 27, 2016

Join us for a free gentle yoga session on the lawn of Clear Comfort.

This session is presented by Be Yoga & Dance of Rosebank, Staten Island, in partnership with Shape Up NYC.

Free yoga is offered on the second and fourth Saturdays in June, July, and August.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2016-08-27 2016-08-27 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575061d59c38c.jpg Fri, 03 Jun 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Back to School Carnival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/back-to-school-carnival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/back-to-school-carnival Date: August 27, 2016

Join us as we celebrate the end of summer with a carnival-inspired afternoon of family fun and games, with school-themed prizes and giveaways!

This event is free and open to all.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-7923

Location: Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-08-27 2016-08-27 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.57849884033203000, -74.07759857177734000 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/summer-sports-experience-at-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/summer-sports-experience-at-greenbelt Date: August 27, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Greenbelt, on the outdoor playing fields behind the recreation center, kids will learn all about street hockey and basketball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-08-27 2016-08-27 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Skats the Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/skats-the-clown-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/skats-the-clown-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park Date: August 27, 2016

Every Saturday, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone. Combining magic and clownery, Skats makes everyone laugh out loud while also leaving them in amazement!

About Fantasy Shore
Fantasy Shore Amusement Park is located in Midland Beach, Staten Island. With great views right on the beach path, this Amusement Park is home to the only roller-coaster in Staten Island, The "Verrazano Viper", The Teaside Sea Cups, other attractions, and fun games.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the 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 Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-08-27 2016-08-27 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.57778975743700000, -74.07887887954700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57967a9e7b35d.png Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:00:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Skats the Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/skats-the-clown-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/skats-the-clown-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park1 Date: August 27, 2016

Every Saturday, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone. Combining magic and clownery, Skats makes everyone laugh out loud while also leaving them in amazement!

About Fantasy Shore
Fantasy Shore Amusement Park is located in Midland Beach, Staten Island. With great views right on the beach path, this Amusement Park is home to the only roller-coaster in Staten Island, The "Verrazano Viper", The Teaside Sea Cups, other attractions, and fun games.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the 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 Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-08-27 2016-08-27 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.57778975743700000, -74.07887887954700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57967a9e7b35d.png Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:00:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/conjunction-of-venus-and-jupiter http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/conjunction-of-venus-and-jupiter Date: August 27, 2016

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.

Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

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

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2016-08-27 2016-08-27 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.52209854125976600, -74.19010162353516000 Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Game Plan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/movies-under-the-stars-the-game-plan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/movies-under-the-stars-the-game-plan Date: August 27, 2016

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

Gridiron Gang star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson picks up the pigskin once again for this sports-themed family comedy concerning a football superstar who abandons the gridiron to answer the call of fatherhood. Joe Kingman (Johnson) was a star quarterback destined for greatness; not only is the Boston-based team he plays for well on their way to the championships, but he's got all the money and fame that a man could want out of life. A perpetual bachelor whose one brief marriage ended many moons ago, Kingman is stunned to learn that a long-forgotten youthful fling had more permanent consequences than he ever anticipated. Now, just as his career is set to blow up bigger than ever, this perpetual bachelor learns that he has a seven-year-old daughter named Peyton (Madison Pettis). So how does a lifelong jock who's used to partying all night and dropping 20-yard bombs all day adjust to a life of ballet classes, Barbie dolls, and afternoon play dates? Whatever road he chooses to take, it certainly won't be easy, especially since his ruthless, goal-oriented agent, Stella (Kyra Sedgwick), would rather see her client scoring touchdowns than cementing familial bonds.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled 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: 718-667-3545

Location: Father Macris Park

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R075A Father Macris Park 2016-08-27 2016-08-27 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.61679840087890600, -74.16169738769531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579371dc75af6.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/movies-under-the-stars-snow-white-and-the-seven-dwarfs http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/27/movies-under-the-stars-snow-white-and-the-seven-dwarfs Date: August 27, 2016

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

It is a tribute to the genius of the Disney formula that the dramatic and comic elements were strong enough to please both demographic groups. Like any showman, Disney knew the value of genuine horror in maintaining audience interest: accordingly, the Wicked Queen, whose jealousy of Snow White's beauty motivates the story, is a thoroughly fearsome creature even before she transforms herself into an ancient crone. Best of all, Snow White clicks in the three areas in which Disney had always proven superiority over his rivals: Solid story values (any sequence that threatened to slow down the plotline was ruthlessly jettisoned, no matter how much time and money had been spent), vivid etched characterizations (it would have been easier to have all the Dwarfs walk, talk and act alike: thank heaven that Disney never opted for "easy"), and instantly memorable songs (Frank Churchill, Leigh Harline, Paul J. Smith and the entire studio music department was Oscar-nominated for such standards-to-be as "Whistle While You Work" and "Some Day My Prince Will Come").

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled 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: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Schmul Park

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R045 Schmul Park 2016-08-27 2016-08-27 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.58990097045898400, -74.18769836425781000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579372a69ac6e.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/28/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/28/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park Date: August 28, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-08-28 2016-08-28 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50255203247100000, -74.25181579589800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa44f36213.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/28/its-my-park-at-lt-lia-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/28/its-my-park-at-lt-lia-playground Date: August 28, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths to do weeding, general cleanup, and beautification at Lt. Lia Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 489-3060

Location: Lt Lia Playground (in Lt. Lia Playground)

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R111 Lt. Lia Playground 2016-08-28 2016-08-28 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.64360046386719000, -74.07980346679688000 Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Trail of the Month: End of Summer Trail Cleanup]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/28/trail-of-the-month-end-of-summer-trail-cleanup http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/28/trail-of-the-month-end-of-summer-trail-cleanup Date: August 28, 2016

Show the trails of the central Greenbelt some love as we prepare for the fall hiking season.

Water and snacks will be provided, but feel free to bring something to share.

This volunteer program is recommended for adults and teens confortable with strenuous outdoor activities. Community service credit is available. Suitable for ages 13 and older.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-08-28 2016-08-28 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:00:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Seining]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/28/seining http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/28/seining Date: August 28, 2016

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Seaside Wildlife Nature Park

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R145 Seaside Wildlife Nature Park 2016-08-28 2016-08-28 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.54041126733600000, -74.14245438575800000 Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:00:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Grandview, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/30/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/30/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview-staten-island Date: August 30, 2016

Join NYC Parks to play Flag Football at Grandview Park on Staten Island. All levels appropiate, ages 7-17.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: Benny Adorno

Location: Grandview Playground

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R068 Grandview Playground 2016-08-30 2016-08-30 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.63087011813500000, -74.16449878780800000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Living with Deer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/30/living-with-deer1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/30/living-with-deer1 Date: August 30, 2016

Come learn more about local white-tailed deer!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-08-30 2016-08-30 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:00:39 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/30/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/30/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park Date: August 30, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Clove Lakes Park, kids will learn all about basketball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Clove Lakes Park

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-08-30 2016-08-30 2:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.61740112304687500, -74.11170196533203000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/30/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/30/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park-staten-island Date: August 30, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropiate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

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

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-08-30 2016-08-30 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.61849975585937500, -74.10600280761719000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/30/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/30/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: August 30, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2016-08-30 2016-08-30 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa30d88260.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Guardians of the Galaxy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/30/movies-under-the-stars-guardians-of-the-galaxy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/30/movies-under-the-stars-guardians-of-the-galaxy Date: August 30, 2016

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

A group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks ultimate power in this comic book space adventure from Marvel Studios and director James Gunn (Slither, Super). Peter Quill was just a young boy when, devastated by his mother's death, he sprinted out of the hospital and was swept into the stars by Yondu (Michael Rooker), the leader of an eclectic band of space scavengers known as The Ravagers. Twenty-six years later, Quill has adopted the nickname Star Lord (Chris Pratt). He's broken away from The Ravagers in an attempt to track down an ancient orb that is also coveted by the evil Ronan (Lee Pace), who is in league with the dreaded Thanos, and who dispatches his top assassin Gamora (Zoe Saldana) to retrieve it from Star Lord. In the process of doing so, Gamora also gets drawn into a fight with furry bounty hunter Rocket (voice of Bradley Cooper) and his tree-like, humanoid companion Groot (voice of Vin Diesel). Subsequently thrown into prison, this unlikely quartet quickly makes the acquaintance of fearsome warrior Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista), who seeks bitter revenge for the slaughter of his entire family at the hands of Ronan. In the process of making a daring prison break, Star Lord, Gamora, Rocket, Groot, and Drax recover the orb, and transport it to The Collector (Benecio Del Toro), who reveals that it houses an Infinity Gem - one of six precious stones that harbors incredible powers that could pose a dire threat should they fall into the wrong hands. Later, Ronan acquires the Infinity Gem and plots to use its power to destroy The Nova Corps home-world of Xandar, The Guardians of the Galaxy must race through the stars to recover it before Ronan can carry out his genocidal plan.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled 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: 718-667-3545

Location: Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-08-30 2016-08-30 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.57553656314600000, -74.08273506164600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579373915d0e4.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Midland Beach, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/summer-sports-experience-at-midland-beach-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/summer-sports-experience-at-midland-beach-staten-island Date: August 31, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Midland Beach on Wednesdays from 11:00am-6:30 pm to play basketball, and volleyball.

11:00am-12:00pm Youth Basketball Clinics; Ages 6-10

12:00pm-1:00pm Youth Volleyball Clinics; Ages 6-10

2:00pm-4:00pm Youth Basketball; Ages 10-17

4:00pm-6:30pm Adult Volleyball

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

Location: Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach),Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 11:00 am 6:30 pm 40.57310104370117000, -74.08769989013672000; 40.57490921020508000, -74.09857940673828000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[NY Liberty Female Empowerment Speaker Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/ny-liberty-female-empowerment-speaker-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/ny-liberty-female-empowerment-speaker-series Date: August 31, 2016

Join NY Liberty, Chase, and NYC Parks on Staten Island for an afternoon empowerment session. The speaking panel may include Liberty players, coaching staff, Liberty alumni, Madison Square Garden talent, and Chase executives.

Shoot some hoops and enjoy great giveaways from the NY Liberty!

RSVP to Jennifer.jennings@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Grandview Playground (in The Big Park)

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R068 The Big Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.63104314251600000, -74.16505668728300000 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:00:33 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park Date: August 31, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Corporal Thompson Park, kids will learn all about softball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-08-31 2016-08-31 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: West Side Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/arts-culture-fun-notorious http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/31/arts-culture-fun-notorious Date: August 31, 2016

Bring a blanket, a chair and a friend and enjoy a free movie screening of the classic musical, West Side Story (1961). This movie is held outdoors and it's FREE!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-448-2500

Location: Snug Harbor

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2016-08-31 2016-08-31 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.64310073852539000, -74.10179901123047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57910ecb02d3e.jpg Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Regeneration: Randi Ehrhart]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/regeneration-randi-ehrhart http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/regeneration-randi-ehrhart Date: September 1, 2016

The Lenape Gallery at the Conference House Park Visitor Center will open a unique exhibition, featuring artist Randi Ehrhart.

Regeneration is a three-dimensional installation featuring hundreds of entomology-based miniature sculpted works constructed from dead branches, dried leaves, and other barren, hollow, empty, and vacant organic material found primarily in the Northeast United States.

Born in New York City, Ehrhart studied art at Queens College in Flushing, New York, and worked as a professional bench jeweler in the Bowery. A widow, mother of three grown sons and a recent grandmother, Ehrhart has dedicated her life and work by establishing herself as a conduit connecting nature and art in a fresh new light.

The Lenape Gallery is pleased to launch Regeneration, the first solo exhibit by Randi Ehrhart. This exhibition beautifully combines her innovative work with fascinating aspects of her life and process. The exhibit will be extended through 9-4-16.

For further information, please contact Frank Gessner at (718) 227-1463 or email francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov.

The Lenape Gallery is open on Mondays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57752a146e563.jpg Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:00:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/instructional-flag-football-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/instructional-flag-football-staten-island Date: September 1, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Staten Island. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 390-8000 ext 8074

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4d9719b7.jpg Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Field, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-field-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-field-staten-island Date: September 1, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Corporal Thompson Field on Thursdays from 12:00pm-2:00pm to play Flag Football. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park-staten-island Date: September 1, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropiate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

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

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.61849975585937500, -74.10600280761719000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/01/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park Date: September 1, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Walker Park, kids will learn all about soccer! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Levy Playground, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-levy-playground-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-levy-playground-staten-island Date: September 2, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Levy Playground on Castleton and Jewett Ave. on Fridays from 10:00am-11:30am to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

Location: Levy Playground

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R033 Levy Playground 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.63371949336600000, -74.12918639894700000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Faber Field House, Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-faber-field-house-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-faber-field-house-staten-island Date: September 2, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Faber Field House in Staten Island to play Flag Football on Fridays from 12:00pm-2:00pm. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

Location: Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Grandview]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/summer-sports-experience-at-grandview Date: September 2, 2016

Join NYC Parks at Grandview Playground on Fridays at 3:00pm-6:00pm to play Soccer and Volleyball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-390-8023

Location: Grandview Playground (in The Big Park)

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R068 The Big Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.63087011813500000, -74.16449878780800000 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Friday Night Lights]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/movies-under-the-stars-friday-night-lights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/02/movies-under-the-stars-friday-night-lights Date: September 2, 2016

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

H.G. Bissinger's best-selling, true-life account of a few months in the life of a high-school football team comes to the screen in this adaptation written and directed by Peter Berg. Odessa, TX, is an oil town in the western part of the state that's home to the Permian High School Panthers, the football team with the best winning record in the state. Odessa is a town with more than its share of problems; the decline of the oil business in Texas has set the city's economy into a tailspin, and racial tensions still erupt into violence on occasion. But football is the one thing that brings all the people of Odessa together, and on Friday nights every fall, as many as 20,000 people fill Permian's football stadium to watch Coach Gary Gaines (Billy Bob Thornton) and his boys try to lead the team to victory. As Gaines works to build a winning team in a town where victory is prized above all else, however, his players struggle through the emotional trials common to any teenager and ponder the fact that there is little future in their hometown...and that a championship season can be as much a burden as a triumph. Friday Night Lights also stars Lucas Black, Derek Luke, Jay Hernandez, and country singer-turned-actor Tim McGraw.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-09-02 2016-09-02 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57bef92da409f.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/summer-sports-experience-at-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/summer-sports-experience-at-greenbelt Date: September 3, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Greenbelt, on the outdoor playing fields behind the recreation center, kids will learn all about street hockey and basketball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-09-03 2016-09-03 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildlife Viewing: Raptor Watch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/wildlife-viewing-raptor-watch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/wildlife-viewing-raptor-watch Date: September 3, 2016

Join the Urban Park Rangers in their search for raptors—predators of the sky.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Schmul Park

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R045 Schmul Park 2016-09-03 2016-09-03 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.58990097045900000, -74.18769836425800000 Fri, 02 Sep 2016 18:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking at South Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/kayaking-at-south-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/kayaking-at-south-beach Date: September 3, 2016

Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore of South Beach.

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

Children aged 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-09-03 2016-09-03 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.59299850463867000, -74.06120300292969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57977b3d1633d.jpg Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:00:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/presto-pete-incredulous-chris-show-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/presto-pete-incredulous-chris-show-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park Date: September 3, 2016

Every Saturday, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements are New England's only two-man kids magic show! They give an ultra, high-energy performance that capture's kids' attention and doesn't let go! They are two brothers who have been performing around the east coast for the past four years making kid's not only laugh, but also giggle and guffaw!

About Fantasy Shore
Fantasy Shore Amusement Park is located in Midland Beach, Staten Island. With great views right on the beach path, this Amusement Park is home to the only roller-coaster in Staten Island, The "Verrazano Viper", The Teaside Sea Cups, other attractions, and fun games.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the 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 Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-09-03 2016-09-03 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.57778975743700000, -74.07887887954700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57967b1d1de5b.png Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/presto-pete-incredulous-chris-show-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/presto-pete-incredulous-chris-show-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park1 Date: September 3, 2016

Every Saturday, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements are New England's only two-man kids magic show! They give an ultra, high-energy performance that capture's kids' attention and doesn't let go! They are two brothers who have been performing around the east coast for the past four years making kid's not only laugh, but also giggle and guffaw!

About Fantasy Shore
Fantasy Shore Amusement Park is located in Midland Beach, Staten Island. With great views right on the beach path, this Amusement Park is home to the only roller-coaster in Staten Island, The "Verrazano Viper", The Teaside Sea Cups, other attractions, and fun games.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the 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 Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-09-03 2016-09-03 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.57778975743700000, -74.07887887954700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57967b1d1de5b.png Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Remember the Titans]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/movies-under-the-stars-remember-the-titans http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/03/movies-under-the-stars-remember-the-titans Date: September 3, 2016

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

A high school football coach finds himself fighting for stakes much higher than the State Championship in this drama based on actual events. In 1971, a court order forces three high schools in Alexandria, Virginia (two white, one African-American), to integrate their student bodies and faculties for the first time. As a result, Coach Bill Yoast (Will Patton), longtime head coach of the T.C. Williams High School football team, is asked to step down, and Herman Boone (Denzel Washington) is appointed to replace him as the school's first black faculty member. The new coach is hardly welcomed with open arms, either by the school's staff or the students, and the newly integrated team is full of players (both black and white) who have little trust or respect for one another. But Boone is determined to put a winning team on the field -- it's how he approaches the game, and his future depends on it. Against long odds, Boone helps his team overcome distrust and misunderstanding of their coach (and each other) as they become a gridiron force to be reckoned with.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Lamberts Lane and May Avenue (in Father Macris Park)

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R075A Father Macris Park 2016-09-03 2016-09-03 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.61577224270100000, -74.16160082817100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57befb0fb8d45.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/04/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/04/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park Date: September 4, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-09-04 2016-09-04 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50255203247100000, -74.25181579589800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa44f36213.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Staten Island Philharmonic Concert]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/04/concert-staten-island-philharmonic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/04/concert-staten-island-philharmonic Date: September 4, 2016

“The British Are Coming!” to Staten Island for Labor Day Weekend.

Enjoy selections from British Invasion rock groups as well as traditional music from the British Isles.

Conductor: Russ Houser.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2016-09-04 2016-09-04 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57c349803f693.JPG Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: The Angry Birds Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/04/movies-under-the-stars-the-angry-birds-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/04/movies-under-the-stars-the-angry-birds-movie Date: September 4, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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

This animated adaptation of the hugely popular video-game series follows three avian friends as they put their anger to good use by fighting back against a hostile force. Red (voiced by Jason Sudeikis), Chuck (Josh Gad), and Bomb (Danny McBride) are all outcasts who don't quite fit in on Bird Island, a community of flightless fowl who pride themselves on staying positive and cheerful at all times. The trio hit it off after meeting at an anger-management class, and are the only birds who seem even remotely suspicious when a group of green pigs arrive on their island. When the swine's nefarious plans are revealed, only Red and his pals have what it takes to save the day.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

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

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-09-04 2016-09-04 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.61798545080600000, -74.10562247037900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57befbf7a90a3.jpg Sat, 03 Sep 2016 13:00:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Omar's Summer Send-Off party at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/05/omars-summer-sendoff-party-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/05/omars-summer-sendoff-party-at-fantasy-shore-amusement-park Date: September 5, 2016

End your summer right! Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows. Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages on their feet and entertained!

About Fantasy Shore
Fantasy Shore Amusement Park is located in Midland Beach, Staten Island. With great views right on the beach path, this Amusement Park is home to the only roller-coaster in Staten Island, The "Verrazano Viper", The Teaside Sea Cups, other attractions, and fun games.

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-09-05 2016-09-05 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.57778975743700000, -74.07887887954700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57967bbdf08c5.png Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/06/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/06/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park Date: September 6, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Clove Lakes Park, kids will learn all about basketball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Clove Lakes Park

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-09-06 2016-09-06 2:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.61740112304687500, -74.11170196533203000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/06/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/06/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: September 6, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2016-09-06 2016-09-06 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa30d88260.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/07/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/07/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park Date: September 7, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Corporal Thompson Park, kids will learn all about softball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-09-07 2016-09-07 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/08/instructional-flag-football-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/08/instructional-flag-football-staten-island Date: September 8, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Staten Island. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 390-8000 ext 8074

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-09-08 2016-09-08 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4d9719b7.jpg Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/08/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/08/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park Date: September 8, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Walker Park, kids will learn all about soccer! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-09-08 2016-09-08 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Joe Holzka Garden Harvest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/09/joe-holzka-garden-harvest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/09/joe-holzka-garden-harvest Date: September 9, 2016

Please join the Joe Holzka Community Garden as they harvest the farm for the local food pantry, Community Health Action of Staten Island. They will also be decorating the garden for their upcoming pumpkin festival.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Joe Holzka Community Garden

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2016-09-09 2016-09-09 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.63449859619140600, -74.12169647216797000 Fri, 02 Sep 2016 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Joe Holzka Community Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/09/its-my-park-at-joe-holzka-community-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/09/its-my-park-at-joe-holzka-community-garden Date: September 9, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Joe Holzka Community Garden by helping to harvest the food we have grown. All food harvested will be going to the local food bank to help feed the community. We look forward to starting our harvest with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (917) 273-3146

Location: Joe Holzka Community Garden

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2016-09-09 2016-09-09 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.63449859619140600, -74.12169647216797000 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Bat Bonanza Night Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/09/bat-bonanza-night-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/09/bat-bonanza-night-hike Date: September 9, 2016

Back by popular demand! Join us for an end-of-summer stroll around Willowbrook Park in search of flying nocturnal mosquito-eaters—bats!

This program is suitable for ages 8 and older.

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Willowbrook Park

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2016-09-09 2016-09-09 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.60359954833984400, -74.15840148925781000 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:00:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/09/movies-under-the-stars-zootopia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/09/movies-under-the-stars-zootopia Date: September 9, 2016

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

In a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals who have abandoned traditional predator/prey roles in favor of civilized coexistence, uptight rabbit police officer Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) is forced to work with charismatic fox con artist Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman) to crack a major case involving the mysterious disappearance of some carnivorous citizens. But when a few of the missing critters reappear, having reverted to pre-enlightenment savagery, it exposes existing anti-carnivore prejudice among the city's herbivores that threatens to damage the fabric of their diverse metropolis.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:0
0 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Nelson Avenue and Tennyson Drive (in Seaside Wildlife Nature Park)

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R145 Seaside Wildlife Nature Park 2016-09-09 2016-09-09 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.53997039794922000, -74.14317321777344000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57befc70120cf.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Staten Island Borough Bocce Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/staten-island-borough-bocce-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/staten-island-borough-bocce-tournament Date: September 10, 2016

Join us for the Staten Island Borough Bocce Tournament on September 10th at South Beach. Registration begins at 8:00am and tournament play will begin at 9:00am. Located at Father Capodanno Blvd and Doty Ave.

The top two teams will advance to play in the Citywide Finals on September 17th in South Beach, Staten Island.

Teams of 4 welcome and open to Adults 18+

The rain date for this event is Sunday, September 11th 2016.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-816-6172

Location: Staten Island (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 8:00 am 4:30 pm 40.59299850463900000, -74.06120300293000000 Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:00:28 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Crescent Beach Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/its-my-park-at-crescent-beach-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/its-my-park-at-crescent-beach-park Date: September 10, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Natural Resources Protective Association to clean the shoreline at Crescent Beach Park of washed-up debris and garbage. We look forward to cleaning up the beach with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 873-4291

Location: Armstrong Avenue and Tennyson Drive (in Crescent Beach Park)

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R135 Crescent Beach Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.53572430319600000, -74.14704252769100000 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Buffalo Street]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/its-my-park-at-buffalo-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/its-my-park-at-buffalo-street Date: September 10, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bay Terrace Beautification Association to clean and beautify the garden at the beginning of the Greenbelt White Trail at the intersection of Hylan Boulevard and Buffalo Street. We look forward to cleaning up the garden with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Buffalo Street Garden

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2016-09-10 2016-09-10 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.55675632749300000, -74.12823335092600000 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/summer-sports-experience-at-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/summer-sports-experience-at-greenbelt Date: September 10, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Greenbelt, on the outdoor playing fields behind the recreation center, kids will learn all about street hockey and basketball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Football Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/ocean-breeze-football-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/ocean-breeze-football-festival Date: September 10, 2016

Come show some team spirit for your favorite football team. Enjoy a day of flag football games and tournaments, a Football Fan Fun Run Relay, combine challenges, and arts and crafts.

No experience necessary. All ages.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-7923

Location: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Trees of the Greenbelt: High Rock Edition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/trees-of-the-greenbelt-high-rock-edition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/trees-of-the-greenbelt-high-rock-edition Date: September 10, 2016

Meet some of Staten Island's tallest residents on a guided walk with Erik Danielson of American Forests.

Participants will learn to identify the great oaks, tulip trees, and elms, among others. Learn how champion trees are accuratel measured, and visit the tallest measured sweetgum in New York, right in the heart of the Greenbelt.

This program will run approximately 1+ hours and is suitable for children ages 9 and older.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:00:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Ranger's Choice: Archery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/rangers-choice-archery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/rangers-choice-archery Date: September 10, 2016

NYC Park's bright and talented Urban Park Rangers are what make our Weekend Adventure programs so amazing.

This program is a beginner's introduction to the sport of archery. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Participants are chosen via lottery. To register for the lottery, please visit the Urban Park Rangers' Event Registration page from August 24 to August 31.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.60267767781100000, -74.15647268295300000 Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:00:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Men In Black III]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-men-in-black-iii http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/10/movies-under-the-stars-men-in-black-iii Date: September 10, 2016

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

The MIB duo of Agent Jay and Agent Kay are back in action. When the world is threatened by an evil alien, Agent Jay travels back in time to 1969, where he teams up with the younger Agent Kay to stop an evil villain named Boris from destroying the world in the future. Emma Thompson will play take-charge MIB operative Agent Oh, who is monitoring a prison breakout.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2016-09-10 2016-09-10 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.60267767781100000, -74.15647268295300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57befd021050f.jpg Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park Date: September 11, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50255203247100000, -74.25181579589800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa44f36213.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Field Trip]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/ocean-breeze-field-trip http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/ocean-breeze-field-trip Date: September 11, 2016

Join us for a picnic at Bloomingdale Park!

Transportation will be provided but space is limited.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-7923

Location: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Heritage Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-heritage-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-heritage-park Date: September 11, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Staten Island Community Partnership Program to clean and beautify Heritage Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 746-9391

Location: Parking Lot (in Heritage Park)

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R160 Heritage Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.64097296559100000, -74.12143898308200000 Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:00:44 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at New Dorp Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/11/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach Date: September 11, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to celebrate the National Day of Service at New Dorp Beach Park. Volunteers will help clean the park of garbage and debris. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (904) 415-3849

Location: Parking lot (in Great Kills Park)

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R016 Great Kills Park 2016-09-11 2016-09-11 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.56221980309400000, -74.09961903095200000 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Under the Spotlight: Feathers and Wings]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/under-the-spotlight-feathers-and-wings http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/12/under-the-spotlight-feathers-and-wings Date: September 12, 2016

From birds to dragonflies, there are many creatures that take flight in the Greenbelt. Take a closer look at their wings and the features that make flying and gliding possible.

This program is suitable for ages 8 and older. Registration is required. To register, please email naturecenter@sigreenbelt.org or call (718)351-3450.

Funding provided by New York City Council members.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:00:39 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/summer-sports-experience-at-clove-lakes-park Date: September 13, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Clove Lakes Park, kids will learn all about basketball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Clove Lakes Park

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 2:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.61740112304687500, -74.11170196533203000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/instructional-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/instructional-flag-football Date: September 13, 2016

The NYC Flag Football League takes place across the city every fall from September through November. The league welcomes both boys and girls ages 8-17 to take part in drills, strategy, and game play. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. To register or for more information, please call 718-351-7923 or email James.destefano@parks.nyc.gov. Flag football is a free program with rolling registration. The program takes place on Father Capodanno Blvd. Please contact James for more details about the program location.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-7923

Location: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:45:14 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/13/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: September 13, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2016-09-13 2016-09-13 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa30d88260.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Neighborhoods: North Shore]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/14/green-neighborhoods-north-shore http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/14/green-neighborhoods-north-shore Date: September 14, 2016

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to help protect the young trees in the North Shore, Staten Island. Volunteers will be trained in tree care best-practices and identification in the neighborhood. Come dressed in boots, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1433

Location: Broad Street and Tompkins Avenue (in Stapleton Playground)

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R061 Stapleton Playground 2016-09-14 2016-09-14 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.62435498872900000, -74.07967349040800000 Fri, 02 Sep 2016 11:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/14/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/14/summer-sports-experience-at-corporal-thompson-park Date: September 14, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Corporal Thompson Park, kids will learn all about softball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-09-14 2016-09-14 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Franklin: Printer/Writer, Scientist/Inventor, Politician/Statesman]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/15/arts-culture-fun-franklin-printerwriter-scientistinventor-politicianstatesman http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/15/arts-culture-fun-franklin-printerwriter-scientistinventor-politicianstatesman Date: September 15, 2016

The Conference House Association presents "Franklin". In this exhibition, meet Franklin, the man, and his ideas and achievements.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) had already signed The Declaration of Independence when he visited the Bentley Manor (now The Conference House) with John Adams and Edward Rutledge in 1776. There, they met with King George III's representative Admiral Richard Lord Howe in the only Peace Conference held during the American Revolution.

There will be an opening reception on Thursday, September 15 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-09-15 2016-09-15 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d877567c33f.jpg Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:15:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football: Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/15/instructional-flag-football-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/15/instructional-flag-football-staten-island Date: September 15, 2016

Please apply here if you're interested in the NYC Parks Flag Football League in Staten Island. Due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

The day and times provided are for Instructional League play only. Your Instructional League Coordinator will provide you with Citywide League teams practice and game schedule prior to the start of the Citywide Flag Football season.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 390-8000 ext 8074

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-09-15 2016-09-15 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57a4a4d9719b7.jpg Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/15/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/15/summer-sports-experience-at-walker-park Date: September 15, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Walker Park, kids will learn all about soccer! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-09-15 2016-09-15 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:00:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Instructional Flag Football]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/15/instructional-flag-football http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/15/instructional-flag-football Date: September 15, 2016

The NYC Flag Football League takes place across the city every fall from September through November. The league welcomes both boys and girls ages 8-17 to take part in drills, strategy, and game play. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. To register or for more information, please call 718-351-7923 or email James.destefano@parks.nyc.gov. Flag football is a free program with rolling registration. The program takes place on Father Capodanno Blvd. Please contact James for more details about the program location.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-7923

Location: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2016-09-15 2016-09-15 4:00 pm 5:30 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:45:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Franklin: Printer/Writer, Scientist/Inventor, Politician/Statesman]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/16/arts-culture-fun-franklin-printerwriter-scientistinventor-politicianstatesman http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/16/arts-culture-fun-franklin-printerwriter-scientistinventor-politicianstatesman Date: September 16, 2016

The Conference House Association presents "Franklin". In this exhibition, meet Franklin, the man, and his ideas and achievements.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) had already signed The Declaration of Independence when he visited the Bentley Manor (now The Conference House) with John Adams and Edward Rutledge in 1776. There, they met with King George III's representative Admiral Richard Lord Howe in the only Peace Conference held during the American Revolution.

There will be an opening reception on Thursday, September 15 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-09-16 2016-09-16 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57d877567c33f.jpg Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:15:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Inside Out]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/16/movies-under-the-stars-inside-out http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/16/movies-under-the-stars-inside-out Date: September 16, 2016

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

Emotions run wild in the mind of a little girl who is uprooted from her peaceful life in the Midwest and forced to move to San Francisco in this Pixar adventure from director Pete Docter (Up, Monsters Inc.). Young Riley was perfectly content with her life when her father landed a new job in San Francisco, and the family moved across the country. Now, as Riley prepares to navigate a new city and attend a new school, her emotional headquarters becomes a hot bed of activity. As Joy (voice of Amy Poehler) attempts to keep Riley feeling happy and positive about the move, other emotions like Fear (voice of Bill Hader), Anger (voice of Lewis Black), Disgust (voice of Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith) make the transition a bit more complicated.

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: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Bloomingdale Park

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2016-09-16 2016-09-16 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.53219985961914000, -74.20950317382812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57befd9f7d323.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Trail Restoration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/17/greenbelt-trail-restoration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/17/greenbelt-trail-restoration Date: September 17, 2016

Join the Stewardship Team on Saturday morning to help restore and maintain the hiking, walking, and jogging trails of The Greenbelt! Come dressed in boots, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232 ext. 122

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-09-17 2016-09-17 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Fri, 02 Sep 2016 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at New Dorp Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/17/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/17/its-my-park-at-new-dorp-beach Date: September 17, 2016

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to clean up the shoreline for Ocean Conservancy Day at New Dorp Beach Park. We look forward to cleaning up the beach with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (904) 415-3849

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

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R016 Great Kills Park 2016-09-17 2016-09-17 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.56276182241700000, -74.09868025779700000 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[No Limits Challenger Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/17/no-limits-challenger-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/17/no-limits-challenger-games Date: September 17, 2016

Specifically designed for children with special needs, this special event is geared towards health, wellness, and fun. Join us to test your fitness capabilities as you run, jump, throw, and play!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-7923

Location: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2016-09-17 2016-09-17 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Fri, 02 Sep 2016 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/17/summer-sports-experience-at-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/17/summer-sports-experience-at-greenbelt Date: September 17, 2016

Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide.

At Greenbelt, on the outdoor playing fields behind the recreation center, kids will learn all about street hockey and basketball! To find out more, please email Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-09-17 2016-09-17 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573c8b564a761.jpg Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/17/arts-culture-fun-the-public-theater-presents-hamlet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/17/arts-culture-fun-the-public-theater-presents-hamlet Date: September 17, 2016

This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City. Olivier Award winner Chukwudi Iwuji (The Histories, King Lear at The Public) plays the anguished prince of Denmark who is confronted at every turn with a poisonous power structure that's robbed him of his father, and forever darkened his understanding of the world. Inspired by The Mobile Unit’s unique approach to engaging diverse communities with the arts, Patricia McGregor (Hurt Village, brownsville song (b-side for tray) at Lincoln Center) directs this bold take on Shakespeare's immortal tale about family, deceit and the explosive consequences of unchecked corruption.

Space is limited. Please RSVP by email to jennifer.jennings@parks.nyc.gov to reserve your seat.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-5558

Location: Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2016-09-17 2016-09-17 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.64023590087890600, -74.13526916503906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5798fefab5170.jpg Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:00:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Captain America Civil War]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/17/movies-under-the-stars-captain-american-civil-war http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/17/movies-under-the-stars-captain-american-civil-war Date: September 17, 2016

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

In this superhero epic, the denizens of the Marvel Universe are forced to pick sides when Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) come to blows over ideological differences. After a mission involving a new Avengers squad led by Cap ends with several civilian casualties in Lagos, the team are asked to sign an agreement that would force them to take orders from a United Nations panel. Tony Stark (aka Iron Man) pressures Cap to accept this new arrangement, in part because he feels deeply guilty about his own past recklessness; Captain America, however, fears that the Avengers will only be corrupted by bureaucracy. Their disagreement eventually escalates into all-out war when Cap's old friend Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan), now a brainwashed assassin known as the Winter Soldier, reenters the picture. Captain America: Civil War brings back former Avengers characters such as Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), War Machine (Don Cheadle), Falcon (Anthony Mackie), and Vision (Paul Bettany); it also drags into the fray low-rent superhero Ant-Man (Paul Rudd), and introduces both the powerful African prince Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) and a new, younger incarnation of Spider-Man (Tom Holland).

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: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-09-17 2016-09-17 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.57553656314600000, -74.08273506164600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57befe39b2f56.jpg Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/18/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/18/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park Date: September 18, 2016

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-09-18 2016-09-18 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50255203247100000, -74.25181579589800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa44f36213.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Trail of the Month: Freshkills Park Edition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/18/trail-of-the-month-freshkills-park-edition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/18/trail-of-the-month-freshkills-park-edition Date: September 18, 2016

Just west of the Greenbelt there is an up-and-coming network of trails to explore. The Greenbelt is teaming up with Freshkills Park for Discovery Day to explore the trails and hills of New York City's landfill-to-park project! We will offer hikes of the future North Park section throughout the day.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Freshkills Park Event Entrance

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2016-09-18 2016-09-18 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.58599853515625000, -74.19180297851562000 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:00:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Day Volunteer Shift]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/18/discovery-day-volunteer-shift http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/18/discovery-day-volunteer-shift Date: September 18, 2016

Help visitors explore 700 acres of the future park during this free public event! Assist with event setup, activities, and visitor services.

Free parking is available in the lots near the event entrance at 350 Wild Avenue. A free shuttle will also provide transportation to and from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in St. George.

Volunteers will receive a free Freshkills Park t-shirt and lunch.

Additional details and instructions will be provided before the event. For more information, please email Fkpvolunteers@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5380

Location: Freshkills Park Event Entrance

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2016-09-18 2016-09-18 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.58599853515625000, -74.19180297851562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/578e2fcda8ef1.JPG Fri, 02 Sep 2016 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/18/discovery-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/18/discovery-day Date: September 18, 2016

At Freshkills Park's Discovery Day, 700 acres and eight miles of trails in the otherwise closed site will be open, providing opportunities to explore and learn about the world's largest landfill-to-park project.

Visitors of all ages can bring their own bicycle or borrow one at the park to bike across five miles of paved roadway, including a three-mile loop along meadows and wetland ponds. NYC Audubon, the Staten Island Greenbelt, and others will lead educational walking tours. Due to tide restrictions, kayaking will not be available at this event.

A free shuttle will make trips to and from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in St. George (Ramp E, Taxi Stand) during the event. Parking will be just outside Freshkills Park in the lots near 350 Wild Avenue in Staten Island. From there, visitors can take a free shuttle bus or walk or bike one mile to the main event area.

Presented by NYC Parks, NYC Department of Sanitation, and the Freshkills Park Alliance.

About Freshkills Park
At 2,200 acres, Freshkills Park is almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park to be developed in New York City in over 100 years. It also has a significant history as the site of the former Fresh Kills Landfill, which was the largest landfill in the world before closing in 2001. Since then, the landfill has been covered with layers of soil and infrastructure, and the site has become a place for wildlife, recreation, science, education, and art. As the park is built in phases, free tours and events provide early access for learning and exploration opportunities.

Join the mailing list and follow @freshkillspark on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more details. For information about volunteering at the event, email fkpvolunteers@parks.nyc.gov.

Photo by Dimitrios Papanikos.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5380

Location: Freshkills Park Event Entrance

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<![CDATA[Historic New York: Photography Pioneers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/18/historic-new-york-photography-pioneers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/18/historic-new-york-photography-pioneers Date: September 18, 2016

Bring your camera and get inspiration from Alice Austen's amazing, historic photos.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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