NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2018 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:20:10 GMT <![CDATA[Central Park Tour: The North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/central-park-tour-the-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/central-park-tour-the-north-woods Date: May 30, 2018

The North Woods is the largest of the Park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.

Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.

Details

Meet: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues). Map of start location
Terrain: Uneven, with hills and stairs
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10) To purchase tickets, please click here

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-30 2018-05-30 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a835a9d786e0.jpg Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/recycle-to-art Date: May 30, 2018

Learn to make really cute art out of recyclable materials.

  • May: Painted pasta pendant necklace or bracelet
  • June: Plastic container maracas

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-30 2018-05-30 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 07 May 2018 12:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience : Track and Field Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/summer-sports-experience-track-and-field-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/summer-sports-experience-track-and-field-clinic Date: May 30, 2018

Summer Sports Experience is a free program and open to the public. The track and field clinic is geared towards 6 - 13 years old. The program will run 5 weeks - May 21 - June 20 - on Mondays and Wednesdays. Please come dressed in active wear.

To sign up, please email sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 3:15 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-05-30 2018-05-30 3:15 pm 4:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af97744e87dd.jpg Tue, 15 May 2018 10:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/farm-open-hours Date: May 30, 2018

Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, our farm demonstrates the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens. Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2018-05-30 2018-05-30 3:30 pm 5:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a8c48f601150.JPG Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Family Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/family-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/family-yoga Date: May 30, 2018

Come together in a lighthearted environment for family yoga fun!

Age- and developmentally-appropriate yoga poses, animated breathing exercises, and soothing relaxation techniques awaken the inner-child of all age participants. Laughter and love fill each class and is sure to inspire the entire family.

Parents and kids of all ages are welcome.

*No class on Wednesday, July 4.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-05-30 2018-05-30 5:30 pm 6:15 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5942fc9909731.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Inspired by...Alma Thomas]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/art-inspired-by-alma-thomas http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/art-inspired-by-alma-thomas Date: May 30, 2018

Create your own masterpiece inspired by work from famous artists and various art techniques. The series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on workshop.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

RSVP required.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-397-3159

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2018-05-30 2018-05-30 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 Fri, 26 Jan 2018 17:15:02 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Dance Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/bryant-park-dance-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/bryant-park-dance-party Date: May 30, 2018

Dance Party, hosted and produced by Talia Castro-Pozo, includes superb bands and expert dance instruction for extraordinary dancing experiences each Wednesday evening.

All ages are welcome to explore a different dance genre each week, including salsa, bhangra, swing, and more.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-30 2018-05-30 6:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e63ba86d1.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/zumba Date: May 30, 2018

Join us in the park for Zumba, an aerobic exercise and cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivational international music with unique movements.

Please note: There will be no sessions on June 27 and July 4.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2018-05-30 2018-05-30 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78979873657226600, -73.78479766845703000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:44:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience : Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/summer-sports-experience-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/summer-sports-experience-basketball-clinic Date: May 30, 2018

Summer Sports Experience is a free program and open to the public. The soccer clinic is geared towards 10- 13 years old. The program will run 5 weeks - May 23 - June 22 - on Wednesdays and Fridays. Please come dressed in active wear.

To sign up, please email sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-05-30 2018-05-30 6:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Tue, 15 May 2018 10:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Boot Camp with Ruel Davis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/fitness-boot-camp-with-ruel-davis http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/fitness-boot-camp-with-ruel-davis Date: May 30, 2018

Ready to work hard and sweat with NYC's newest skyline behind you? Ruel Davis returns to Hudson Park for a new season of boot camp!

This one-hour, intense class will challenge you, and keep you coming back for more!

This series is free and open to the public.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2018-05-30 2018-05-30 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Tue, 05 Jun 2018 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ghost in the Shell]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/movies-under-the-stars-ghost-in-the-shell http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/movies-under-the-stars-ghost-in-the-shell Date: May 30, 2018

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

Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, Ghost in the Shell follows Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic's advancements in cyber technology. Rated PG-13.

Come early! Before this screening we will have a Manga drawing workshop!

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

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Seward Park

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M082 Seward Park 2018-05-30 2018-05-30 7:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.71480178833008000, -73.98919677734375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae76ccbbdef7.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 14:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/30/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-ny-rollin-knicks-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: May 30, 2018

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area. It's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 293-5934

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center

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X261 West Bronx Recreation Center 2018-05-30 2018-05-30 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.84410095214844000, -73.91880035400390000 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:44 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: May 31, 2018

Join these morning classes provided by the Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Master Hyland Harris.

All ages and levels are welcome. Classes are rain or shine.

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e1c4a664e.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park1 Date: May 31, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:45:03 EST
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/fitness-walk Date: May 31, 2018

Join us for a free self-guided fitness walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately 2 miles). For adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: May 31, 2018

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

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

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 12:14:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Peepers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/greenbelt-peepers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/greenbelt-peepers Date: May 31, 2018

Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, 2-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

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

Start time: 9:45 am

End time: 10:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 9:45 am 10:15 am 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9965153d7e2.png Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:45:01 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live Date: May 31, 2018

Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories and sing-along encouragement on our comfy and danceable turf lawn by the big locomotive.

This event is great for kids aged 5 years and under! Wear sunscreen or bring shade.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.77471985104800000, -73.99253714084600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da2548ef64.jpg Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:44:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Tree Tots]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/tree-tots-for-3-and-4-yearolds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/tree-tots-for-3-and-4-yearolds Date: May 31, 2018

Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Please note: Space is limited; registration is requested. To register, please call (718) 351-3450 or email naturecenter@sigreenbelt.org.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9966ab1f109.png Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:45:01 EST
<![CDATA[Special Express Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/special-express-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/special-express-arts Date: May 31, 2018

Artists will be creating a mixed media art using construction paper, magazine cutouts, cloth, string, acrylic paint, and glue.

We will be providing these materials. We advise that participants bring any other materials they might like to use (like any magazine images or computer printouts along with any small objects they would like to incorporate into their collage).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:14:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour1 Date: May 31, 2018

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Tour ends at the Dairy (mid-Park at 65th Street). Map of start location
Terrain: Moderate inclines and some stairs
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free, registration not required

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81d26d65cf1.jpg Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:45:00 EST
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century1 Date: May 31, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:29:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park: Sue Maskaleris]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/piano-in-bryant-park-sue-maskaleris http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/piano-in-bryant-park-sue-maskaleris Date: May 31, 2018

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

This week's performer is Sue Maskaleris, pianist and composer.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b02f0a12819c.jpg Wed, 23 May 2018 10:59:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park HSBC Business & Finance: Reinvent Yourself as a Leader]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/bryant-park-hsbc-business-finance-reinvent-yourself-as-a-leader http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/bryant-park-hsbc-business-finance-reinvent-yourself-as-a-leader Date: May 31, 2018

This series features books with a focus on business, economics, and what makes a company great.

John Hillen, Professor of Practice at George Mason University, and Mark D. Nevins, Nevins Consulting, discuss their new book What Happens Now?: Reinvent Yourself as a Leader Before Your Business Outruns You.

Hosted by HSBC.

Books are available for purchase at the event from our partner Kinokuniya and for signing by the authors.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 12:30 pm 1:45 pm 40.75411674857600000, -73.98336881399200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0310f395b4d.jpg Wed, 23 May 2018 11:59:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/tour-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/tour-the-battery Date: May 31, 2018

Join us every Thursday for tours of The Battery!

Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf, and so much more!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123443491

Location: Netherland Monument (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.70438802777900000, -74.01459473509600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5acf6fc5c831c.jpg Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:44:42 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: May 31, 2018

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Tour ends at the Dairy (mid-Park at 65th Street). Map of start location
Terrain: Moderate inclines and some stairs
Length of Tour: approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free, registration not required

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81d26d65cf1.jpg Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:45:00 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/kids-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/kids-imaginative-arts Date: May 31, 2018

Children will use their imagination and curiosity, and explore ideas for self expression to create themed artwork.

April: Showers - Painted Art and Pastel Art
May: Mother's Day Parchment Paper Greeting Cards 2D and 3D Floral Art
June: Father's Day Parchment Paper Greeting Cards and Painted Rocks

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/bryant-park-spring-birding-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/bryant-park-spring-birding-tours Date: May 31, 2018

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

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4de6062b67.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Northerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park Date: May 31, 2018

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

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park)

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R078 Northerleigh Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62205155290000000, -74.13385927680000000 Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:44:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience : Soccer Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/summer-sports-experience-soccer-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/summer-sports-experience-soccer-clinic Date: May 31, 2018

Summer Sports Experience is a free program and open to the public. The soccer clinic is geared towards 6 - 9 years old. The program will run 5 weeks May 22 - June 21 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please come dressed in active wear.

To sign up, please email sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 5:45 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 5:00 pm 5:45 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9761530442.jpg Tue, 15 May 2018 10:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/bryant-park-yoga Date: May 31, 2018

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

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

Walk-ins are also welcome.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.75381979201100000, -73.98373445868500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0eb5291ec8b.jpg Wed, 30 May 2018 14:44:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Public Art Opening Reception: Out of Thin Air by Sari Carel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/public-art-opening-reception-out-of-thin-air-by-sari-carel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/public-art-opening-reception-out-of-thin-air-by-sari-carel Date: May 31, 2018

From Friday, June 1 to Sunday, July 8, 2018, visitors of City Hall Park can experience an immersive soundscape composed entirely of the sounds of breathing. The recording is a rather unusual composition drawn from such sounds as rustles, crackles, beats, huffs, and delicate inhaling and exhaling, that fade in and out of the sounds of the city.

Out of Thin Air, a public art installation by the Brooklyn-based artist Sari Carel, commissioned and produced by More Art, a leading presenter of public art in New York City, invites New Yorkers to think about breathing in all its intimacy and enormity. The sound expands to and informs the environment, creating a rich sensory journey up to City Hall, while addressing important issues relating to air quality and wellness.

6:00-7:00 | Guided Sound Walks for guests

Experience a guided “eyes-closed” tour of the immersive sound installation. Visit Out of Thin Air and enjoy a blindfolded guided walk through the soundscape led by one of our docents. Receive a free, limited edition, More Art blindfold while supplies last. All ages welcome. Guardian supervision required.

7:30 | Opening Remarks

Join us for opening remarks by the artist Sari Carel, More Art Director Micaela Martegani, and a representative from NYC Parks’ Art in the Parks Program. Listen and learn more about upcoming free public programs throughout the month of June.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 416-6940

Location: City Hall Park

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M013 City Hall Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.71220016479492000, -74.00689697265625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad9f1c1d9af2.jpg Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:44:12 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Concert]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/arts-culture-fun-presents-taikoza-drummers-concert-at-jackie-robinson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/arts-culture-fun-presents-taikoza-drummers-concert-at-jackie-robinson-park Date: May 31, 2018

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

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park)

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M014 Jackie Robinson Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.82640075683594000, -73.94120025634766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a99beada4b3a.jpg Thu, 31 May 2018 18:29:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: May 31, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593e9fe86de25.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 09:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow Date: May 31, 2018

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

Please bring a mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78196128428900000, -73.98549365997300000 Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:44:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Capoeira in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/capoeira-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/capoeira-in-the-park Date: May 31, 2018

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.89110682274000000, -73.89625668525700000 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:59:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/yoga-in-the-park Date: May 31, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78305694739300000, -73.93382930755600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ab4147850261.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Coco]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/movies-under-the-stars-coco http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/05/31/movies-under-the-stars-coco Date: May 31, 2018

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

A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.

Come early! Before this screening we will have arts and crafts activities related to the movie.

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

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: St. Vartan Park

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M076 St. Vartan Park 2018-05-31 2018-05-31 7:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.74509811401367000, -73.97370147705078000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae76dbe3690f.gif Mon, 21 May 2018 14:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/introduction-to-meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/introduction-to-meditation Date: June 1, 2018

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

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

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 7:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 7:00 am 7:45 am 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59442755cc0f0.jpg Thu, 17 May 2018 10:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/exhibition-1978-the-nyc-parksnew-york-times-photo-project Date: June 1, 2018

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

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

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad8fb0761a21.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 12:14:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Tony Dapolito Checkers Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/tony-dapolito-checkers-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/tony-dapolito-checkers-tournament Date: June 1, 2018

Showcase your checkers skills by competing against other New Yorkers in 1 on 1 play. Please RSVP to Zuleika.Diaz@parks.nyc.gov AND Colleen.Flood@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 6463002271

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae0c0678cdea.jpg Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/yoga Date: June 1, 2018

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.78979873657226600, -73.78479766845703000 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:29:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Family and Friends Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/family-and-friends-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/family-and-friends-day Date: June 1, 2018

Pelham Fritz is hosting an outdoor event to bring all of our programming into Marcus Garvey Park. We want the community to experience all of the wonderful programming that takes place inside on a regular basis. Activites will include a live DJ, games for children, fitness class, line dance, aerobics, painting classes a quilt show and more!

This event is free and open to the public.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 212 860-1380

Location: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.80502319335900000, -73.94498443603500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b031f160a6fe.jpg Tue, 22 May 2018 09:59:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the AXIS Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-axis-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-the-axis-project Date: June 1, 2018

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 646-632-7344

Location: Hansborough Recreation Center

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2018-06-01 2018-06-01 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.81280660000000000, -73.93924480000000000 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park2 Date: June 1, 2018

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

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

Details

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

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

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

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/exhibition-tredwell-brides-changing-wedding-traditions-in-the-19th-century Date: June 1, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park: Sue Maskaleris]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/piano-in-bryant-park-sue-maskaleris http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/piano-in-bryant-park-sue-maskaleris Date: June 1, 2018

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

This week's performer is Sue Maskaleris, pianist and composer.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b02f0a12819c.jpg Wed, 23 May 2018 10:59:24 EDT
<![CDATA[Imaginative Arts (Adults)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/adults-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/adults-imaginative-arts Date: June 1, 2018

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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

Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center.

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

Photo Credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 1:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.75279998779297000, -73.98159790039062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4da3757438.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:59:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: June 1, 2018

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

Details

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

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

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81bcc470beb.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/seasonal-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/seasonal-arts-and-crafts Date: June 1, 2018

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

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

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 03 May 2018 14:14:18 EDT
<![CDATA[PuppetMobile: The Big Good Wolf]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/the-big-good-wolf-puppetmobile http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/the-big-good-wolf-puppetmobile Date: June 1, 2018

This modern day fairy tale, starring classic characters from The Three Bears, finds Baby Bear and her friend Goldilocks making it their mission to help change the Big Bad Wolf into good.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: By the bandstand (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.86454156970600000, -73.89490918096300000 Wed, 30 May 2018 13:29:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Music at the Square: South Bronx Culture Trail Festival: Somos Unidos]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/music-at-the-square-our-south-bronx-culture-trail-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/music-at-the-square-our-south-bronx-culture-trail-festival Date: June 1, 2018

Join us at the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2018: Somos Unidos! On June 1, join us in Monsignor Del Valle Square for the following performances:

4:30 p.m.: The Sabrosura Effect’s "ORB"? (Contemporary Latin Folklore)
5:00 p.m.: Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Orchestra
6:00 p.m.: Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Orchestra with Redwing Blackbird Theater (Giant Puppet Circus)

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 589-2230

Location: Monsignor Del Valle Square (in Monsignor Raul Del Valle Square)

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X009 Monsignor Raul Del Valle Square 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 4:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.82070159912109400, -73.89070129394531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b03396f2b5f5.jpg Wed, 23 May 2018 11:59:37 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Skate Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/skate-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/skate-night Date: June 1, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Join NYC Parks & Council Member Donovan Richards for an evening of roller skating, music, popcorn and arts and crafts! Roller skates will be provided.

This location is attached to the Goldie Maple School.

This event has been rescheduled to Friday June 15, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. due to weather.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Cardozo Playground

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Q382 Cardozo Playground 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 4:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.59330918312200000, -73.78657477289000000 Fri, 01 Jun 2018 11:29:02 EDT
<![CDATA[RecYouth Teen Digital Media Spring Showcase]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/recyouth-spring-showcase http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/recyouth-spring-showcase Date: June 1, 2018

Celebrate the amazing mixed media created this spring by young people in and around NYC Parks' media labs! There will be photography and graphic design exhibits, play-testing of newly-created video games, a video screening, youth-made music, and a showcase of arts/tech projects.

Take pictures at our green screen photo booth and vote for your favorite projects. Join us and be wowed!

Food and beverages will be served.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-2702

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2018-06-01 2018-06-01 5:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b05e48758b38.jpg Fri, 25 May 2018 17:14:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Studio 351 Summer Dance-A-Thon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/studio-351-summer-danceathon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/studio-351-summer-danceathon Date: June 1, 2018

Join us as we celebrate Black Music Month in the Heights! Participants will enjoy the sounds and songs from the 70’s and 80’s.

A prize will be given to the last person standing.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 212.927 1563

Location: J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park)

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 5:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.84657630176400000, -73.94082593917800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb779d71fda.png Fri, 04 May 2018 10:14:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther Movie Screening and Wakanda Fashion Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/ovies-under-the-stars-black-panther http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/ovies-under-the-stars-black-panther Date: June 1, 2018

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

T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically-advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T'Challa's father's mistake. Rated PG-13.

Come early! Before this screening, in partnership with ImageNation, we will have a Wakanda Style Fashion Show, music, live African drumming, and more activities related to the movie.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 6:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

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

Funds provided by Councilmember Bill Perkins

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 6:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.80488245516300000, -73.94440275430700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af9d8396fc31.jpg Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:29:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: #TotallyPublicKaraoke]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/summer-on-the-hudson-totallypublickaraoke http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/summer-on-the-hudson-totallypublickaraoke Date: June 1, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9da5c987d9d.jpg Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:59:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/wheelchair-basketball-open-gym-hosted-by-the-brooklyn-nets-wheelchair-basketball-team Date: June 1, 2018

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

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593e9fe86de25.jpg Thu, 05 Apr 2018 09:44:58 EDT
<![CDATA[ECOPOETIC Dance Performance at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/ecopoetic-dance-performance-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/ecopoetic-dance-performance-at-washington-square-park Date: June 1, 2018

ECOPOETIC is a free site-specific performing arts event that expresses the Laban dance community's desire to collaborate in taking care of the planet we share with millions of species, through artistic practices that cultivate meaningful relationships and create exciting and healthier livable places.

The event has been conceived as a multi-centered spatial structure formed by interconnected spots, presenting simultaneous performances throughout the Washington Square Park/Garibaldi Plaza, highlighting its paths, spaces, and species, and inviting people to enjoy art as part of their everyday life.

Presented by the Laban Institute

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0d554929edc.jpg Thu, 31 May 2018 11:44:23 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/bryant-park-shakespeare-a-midsummer-nights-dream http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/bryant-park-shakespeare-a-midsummer-nights-dream Date: June 1, 2018

Join us on the lawn for a full production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, produced by The Drilling Company. A familiar sight – a romantic Bryant Park wedding – develops into a modern-day twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy, full of madcap revelry and literary fantasy.

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

Photo credit: Adela Loconte.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4ef281dc15.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:44:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Thor: Ragnarok]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/movies-under-the-stars-thor-ragnarok http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/movies-under-the-stars-thor-ragnarok Date: June 1, 2018

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

After being defeated in combat by his half-sister Hela, Thor ends up as an imprisoned gladiator on a distant world ruled by the Grandmaster.

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, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.60267767781100000, -74.15647268295300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5adf4e7eb68c0.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 14:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Paddington]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/movies-under-the-stars-paddington http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/movies-under-the-stars-paddington Date: June 1, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled due to impending inclement weather. Please see the NYC Parks website for upcoming events.

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

A kindly family take in a talking bear named Paddington, and protect him from a museum taxidermist.

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Rory Staunton Field

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2018-06-01 2018-06-01 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75398963034400000, -73.88840983261000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b0db389083a1.jpg Fri, 01 Jun 2018 12:29:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Stonewall]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/movies-under-the-stars-stonewall-r http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/movies-under-the-stars-stonewall-r Date: June 1, 2018

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

In this imagining of the days before the historic Stonewall riots, a gay runaway finds community and his political voice at the infamous gay bar in Greenwich Village. Directed by Roland Emerich (INDEPENDENCE DAY), this coming-of-age drama stars Jeremy Irvine (WAR HORSE), Jonny Beauchamp (PENNY DREADFUL) and Joey King (THE FLASH). Rated R.

Know Before You Go:
This film features explicit content and is rated R. You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: McCarren Park Pool Deck (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.72016525268555000, -73.94971466064453000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb691758d43.jpg Thu, 31 May 2018 10:44:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Ninjago Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/movies-under-the-stars-the-lego-ninjago-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/movies-under-the-stars-the-lego-ninjago-movie Date: June 1, 2018

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

This animated adventure follows Lloyd (Dave Franco), aka the Green Ninja, and his friends, also secret ninja warriors, as they attempt to defeat the evil warlord, Garmadon (Justin Theroux), who also happens to be Lloyd's dad.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Leif Ericson Park

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B052 Leif Ericson Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.63100051879900000, -74.01219940185500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aeb6e331a9fd.jpg Fri, 04 May 2018 10:14:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Films on the Green: Le Grand Restaurant]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/le-grand-restaurant-by-besnard-films-on-the-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/01/le-grand-restaurant-by-besnard-films-on-the-green Date: June 1, 2018

Le Grand Resaurant
Directed by Jacques Besnard, 1966, 1 hour and 35 minutes
With Louis de Funès, Bernard Blier, Maria-Rosa Rodriguez

During a dinner at the "Grand Restaurant,” a South American head of state mysteriously disappears. The boss, Mr. Septime (de Funès), is soon suspected. An organization of formidable terrorists, already on the track to find the disappeared, surrounds the restaurant where an incredible game of hide-and-seek between the police, journalists, and Septime’s staff begins.

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

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 439-1425

Location: Cedar Hill (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-01 2018-06-01 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.77709960937500000, -73.96600341796875000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae8c9aed448c.jpg Thu, 03 May 2018 15:59:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildlife Tour: High Line as Habitat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/wildlife-tour-high-line-as-habitat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/wildlife-tour-high-line-as-habitat Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:15 am

Contact phone: (212)206-9922

Location: The High Line

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M360 The High Line 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 8:00 am 9:15 am 40.74670028686500000, -74.00569915771500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae8b8599e803.jpg Fri, 04 May 2018 12:14:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga on the Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/yoga-on-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/yoga-on-the-beach Date: June 2, 2018

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

Bring a mat, large towel or blanket.

Start time: 8:15 am

End time: 9:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 8:15 am 9:15 am 40.58000183105469000, -73.82879638671875000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ad0faa31f65d.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:59:39 EDT
<![CDATA[3rd Annual LIC Post Waterfront 5K]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/3rd-annual-lic-post-waterfront-5k http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/3rd-annual-lic-post-waterfront-5k Date: June 2, 2018

Join us for the 3rd Annual LIC Post Waterfront 5K! This annual event will take runners/walkers through the business corridor of Vernon Blvd and finish along the magnificent Long Island City waterfront.The Center Blvd. Dash kids races will follow immediately after, for children ages 2-9.

All funds raised will benefit the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hunter's Point South Park

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 8:30 am 12:00 pm 40.74190567639500000, -73.96069294535100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afdf3518d457.jpg Fri, 18 May 2018 14:44:41 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835d712e52a1.JPG Fri, 06 Apr 2018 13:29:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Volunteer at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/volunteer-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/volunteer-at-washington-square-park Date: June 2, 2018

Pitch in at Washington Square Park! Join us for the first volunteer day of the year on May 5. Planting, cleaning, and weeding are on deck for this opportunity. We will provide all the tools you might need. Make it social by volunteering with a friend. Ages 14+, please.

RSVP by email at volunteer@washingtonsquareparkconservancy.org.

Start time: 8:45 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Washington Square Park House (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 8:45 am 11:00 am 40.73079299926758000, -73.99834442138672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5af1ecd5ec698.png Fri, 11 May 2018 12:59:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Park Green Neighborhood]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/0602-sunset-park-green-neighborhood http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/0602-sunset-park-green-neighborhood Date: June 2, 2018

Join NYC Parks Stewardship's monthly Green Neighborhood event to protect natural areas and street trees in Sunset Park, Brooklyn!

Volunteers will learn how to aerate, cultivate, mulch, and identify street trees. They will also learn about the important roles street trees play in New York City.

Volunteers should dress in clothes that can get dirty and closed-toed shoes. They are also encouraged to bring their own water bottles. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Please note: Space is limited and registration is required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: 53rd Street and 4th Avenue

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2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.67817840000000000, -73.94415790000000000 Tue, 08 May 2018 12:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[National Trails Day at Riverdale Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/0602-national-trails-day-at-riverdale-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/0602-national-trails-day-at-riverdale-park Date: June 2, 2018

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team and Natural Areas Conservancy on National Trails Day at Riverdale Park!

Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants along trails. If time allows, volunteers will also be trained in erosion control.

Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own water and snacks to keep you going.

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Palisades Avenue and West 232nd Street (in Seton Park)

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X201 Seton Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.88559330000000000, -73.91877500000000000 Fri, 04 May 2018 13:29:32 EDT
<![CDATA[Soccer Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/top-clinics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/top-clinics Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (914) 434-0958

Location: Shoelace Park Benches

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2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.88000106811500000, -73.86810302734400000 Tue, 22 May 2018 12:14:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/fitness-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/fitness-in-the-park Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 917-754-0463

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

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X046 Seton Falls Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 11:30 am 40.88523096145100000, -73.83965158462500000 Thu, 31 May 2018 13:14:08 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: It's My Park at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/its-my-park-at-fresh-creek-nature-preserve http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/its-my-park-at-fresh-creek-nature-preserve Date: June 2, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Fresh Creek Nature Association to beautify Fresh Creek Nature Preserve. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: East 108th Street and Avenue M (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve)

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B384 Fresh Creek Nature Preserve 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.64229965209961000, -73.88529968261719000 Thu, 31 May 2018 11:44:23 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Northerleigh Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/its-my-park-at-northerleigh-park Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park)

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R078 Northerleigh Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.62205155290000000, -74.13385927680000000 Tue, 22 May 2018 12:14:33 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Morningside Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-morningside-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-morningside-park Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

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

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M056 Morningside Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 10:00 pm 40.80187167833600000, -73.96009692549800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11ae8fd76f3.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:44:23 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Shore Road Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-shore-road-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-shore-road-park Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

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

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B082 Shore Park and Parkway 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 10:00 pm 40.63140850518000000, -74.03907075524300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11afb038c58.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:59:22 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-parks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-parks Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

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

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86990581800800000, -73.92093217372900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11910df0182.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:59:22 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.81381420348400000, -73.91180372238200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1193f09b931.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:59:23 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park1 Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

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

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B018 Canarsie Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.62897491455078000, -73.89597320556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b1199468df79.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:14:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Soundview Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-soundview-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-soundview-park Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

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

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X118 Soundview Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.82009887695300000, -73.87239837646500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b119f4a4c3b4.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:44:02 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at William F Moore Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/its-my-park-at-william-f-moore-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/its-my-park-at-william-f-moore-park Date: June 2, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Queens Borough President's Office to do general cleanup, rake leaves, and paint at William F Moore Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: William F Moore Park

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Q029 William F Moore Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.74369812011719000, -73.85549926757812000 Fri, 18 May 2018 15:44:35 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Thorpe Family Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/its-my-park-at-thorpe-family-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/its-my-park-at-thorpe-family-playground Date: June 2, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Park Avenue Thorpe to repaint fencing, transplant some bushes, and spread woodchips at Thorpe Family Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 646-713-2732

Location: Park Avenue Thorpe Office

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2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.85641462889600000, -73.89467653373000000 Fri, 18 May 2018 15:44:35 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Fort Washington Park Rocky Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/its-my-park-at-fort-washington-park-rocky-run http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/its-my-park-at-fort-washington-park-rocky-run Date: June 2, 2018

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Rocky Run to plant bulbs and do some general clean-up at Fort Washington Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rocky Run Dog Run (in Fort Washington Park)

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M028 Fort Washington Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 2:30 pm 40.84099960327100000, -73.94460296630900000 Fri, 18 May 2018 19:14:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/parent-and-me-yoga Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 9:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5727c6e903b5c.jpg Tue, 22 May 2018 16:29:33 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11a6017fe72.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:14:03 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Highland Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-highland-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nyrr-open-run-highland-park Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: 212-360-3300

Location: Highland Park Entrance (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.68369718980000000, -73.88565301900000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b11a763eb6c5.png Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:14:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/bird-walks Date: June 2, 2018

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 10:30 am 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:14:21 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/shape-up-nyc-latin-dance-for-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/shape-up-nyc-latin-dance-for-fitness Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:44:44 EST
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience - Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/summer-sports-experience-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/summer-sports-experience-basketball-clinic Date: June 2, 2018

Summer Sports Experience is a free program open to the public. These basketball clinics are geared towards 6 - 13 years old. The program will run 5 weeks, starting May 26 - June 23. Please come dressed in active wear.

6 - 9 years old Saturdays 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.
10 - 13 years old Saturdays 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Please email sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov to sign up.

Start time: 9:15 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:15 am 11:00 am 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Tue, 15 May 2018 10:29:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/yoga Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:14:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Gardens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/central-park-discovery-walk-for-families-gardens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/central-park-discovery-walk-for-families-gardens Date: June 2, 2018

Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park’s Conservatory Garden. Discover the difference between the various flowers and landscapes that make up the Park’s only formal garden. Learn about its history, design, and what it takes to maintain a healthy and beautiful garden through hands-on exploration and guided activities in your complementary Discovery Journal.

Details

Meet: Vanderbilt Gate at Conservatory Garden (Fifth Avenue between 104th and 105th Streets). Map of start location
Terrain: Some stairs, for wheelchair access, enter the Park at 106th Street and Fifth Ave, and enter the Garden at the north gate.
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.79349899291992000, -73.95189666748047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9db25c3c7a1.jpg Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:14:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance Date: June 2, 2018

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

Open to all levels and ages.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75381979201100000, -73.98373445868500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ac4e366326b5.jpg Tue, 08 May 2018 12:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx River Full River Paddle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/bronx-river-full-river-paddle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/bronx-river-full-river-paddle Date: June 2, 2018

Join us on a 5-mile paddling adventure and explore the Bronx River! This paddle ends in Starlight Park.

Registration is required!

In preparation for your Bronx River adventure, visit our FAQ section!

Please note: registration opens 2 weeks prior to trip date at 10:00 a.m. and ends 2 days before trip at 2:00 p.m.. In order to provide a safe trip experience, there is a limit of 20 available tickets. Sorry, we do not currently offer waitlists.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard

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2018-06-02 2018-06-02 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.88420104980500000, -73.86689758300800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa6e299165eb.jpg Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[National Trails Day at Forest Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/national-trails-day-at-forest-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/national-trails-day-at-forest-park Date: June 2, 2018

Celebrate National Trails Day with The Friends of Forest Park!

Forest Park, the third largest park in Queens, needs your help in maintaining the hiking trails that help you explore its 165 acres of majestic oak forest.

Volunteers are needed to prune, mulch, and clear the corridor for a new trail link.

Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own water bottle and lunch for this event. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperon.

Please call (718) 235-4462 to register.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4462

Location: Metropolitan Avenue and Forest Park Drive (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.70858722141300000, -73.83893537521400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ab2a3b766407.jpg Wed, 30 May 2018 13:14:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga Flow in Hudson Yards]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/yoga-flow-in-hudson-yards http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/yoga-flow-in-hudson-yards Date: June 2, 2018

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

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Tue, 15 May 2018 14:44:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration Hike: John Muir Trail (Vigorous)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nature-exploration-hike-john-muir-trail-vigorous http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/nature-exploration-hike-john-muir-trail-vigorous Date: June 2, 2018

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.

Hiking programs feature intensity levels ranging from light (a leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths) to moderate (longer, faster-paced hikes on rugged terrain) to vigorous (long distance, with hills and rugged terrain).

We recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, pack a light snack and bring water.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.90449364597200000, -73.89641761779800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aec9166e1a70.jpg Wed, 30 May 2018 13:14:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Horseshoe Crab Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/horseshoe-crab-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/06/02/horseshoe-crab-walk Date: June 2, 2018

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife.

In May and June, horseshoe crabs visit our shores to lay eggs. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

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

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2018-06-02 2018-06-02 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.87039947509765600, -73.78669738769531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aec9135163bc.JPG Fri, 04 May 2018 12:58:51 EDT