NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:15:14 GMT <![CDATA[Toddler Carnival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/04/toddler-carnival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/04/toddler-carnival Date: March 4, 2016

Children age 5 and under come celebrate with us! We will have carnival games, music, and dance. We are extending our toddler hours and want you to come join us.

We have regular programming for babies and toddlers on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11 a.m. The event and program is free for all. A caregiver must stay with child.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-03-04 2016-03-04 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56c0a3509ba2b.png Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:00 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/04/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/04/3-to-6-club Date: March 4, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-04 2016-03-04 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Give a Winter Bird a Home or a Feeder]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/family-art-project-give-a-winter-bird-a-home-or-a-feeder http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/family-art-project-give-a-winter-bird-a-home-or-a-feeder Date: March 5, 2016

Returning migrators and winter birds could use a little help right now with nests and food. Use the boxy shape of an ordinary milk carton to your advantage, camouflaging it with natural materials like pine boughs and leaves, and add an inviting stick perch. Add seeds and welcome home our feathery friends!

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-03-05 2016-03-05 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56c761486bf0e.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Hike: Spring Forward]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/discovery-hike-spring-forward http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/discovery-hike-spring-forward Date: March 5, 2016

Search for signs of spring along this hike, starting from the Greenbelt Nature Center. This hike is leisurely-paced and approximately 1+ hours in duration.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-03-05 2016-03-05 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Hands on History: Fruit on the Farm]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/hands-on-history-fruit-on-the-farm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/hands-on-history-fruit-on-the-farm Date: March 5, 2016

Through this program, children can listen to stories about colonial farming, then create three-dimensional paper produce inspired by the crops Rufus King grew on his farm and learn about his interest in agriculture.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2016-03-05 2016-03-05 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70299911499023400, -73.80372619628906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56c8d9666ec99.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park: Where are the Women? A Free Public Lecture]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/central-park-where-are-the-women-a-free-public-lecture http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/central-park-where-are-the-women-a-free-public-lecture Date: March 5, 2016

Central Park has 22 statues honoring men and none honoring real women. Join Coline Jenkins, legislator, author, television producer, and great, great granddaughter of notable suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, as she discusses her involvement in placing a statue of two women’s rights pioneers in New York City’s Central Park.

The following two lectures will be held at the Museum of Bronx History at the Valentine-Varian House located at 3266 Bainbridge Avenue

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 881-8900

Location: Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House)

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X215 Valentine Varian House 2016-03-05 2016-03-05 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.87730026245117000, -73.87950134277344000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 5, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-05 2016-03-05 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/paper-arts-crafts1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/paper-arts-crafts1 Date: March 5, 2016

Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.

Kids will make paper cup penguins. December, make an adorable caterpillar from paper.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-03-05 2016-03-05 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:30:05 EST
<![CDATA[Girls Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/06/girls-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/06/girls-basketball-clinic Date: March 6, 2016

Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, and shooting. Suitable for girls ages 7 to 17.

Please call the center for more information.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-03-06 2016-03-06 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Give a Winter Bird a Home or a Feeder]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/06/family-art-project-give-a-winter-bird-a-home-or-a-feeder http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/06/family-art-project-give-a-winter-bird-a-home-or-a-feeder Date: March 6, 2016

Returning migrators and winter birds could use a little help right now with nests and food. Use the boxy shape of an ordinary milk carton to your advantage, camouflaging it with natural materials like pine boughs and leaves, and add an inviting stick perch. Add seeds, and welcome home our feathery friends!

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-03-06 2016-03-06 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56c761486bf0e.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/06/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/06/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 6, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-06 2016-03-06 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:54 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/07/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/07/3-to-6-club Date: March 7, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-07 2016-03-07 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Baby & Me Fun Learning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/08/baby-me-fun-learning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/08/baby-me-fun-learning Date: March 8, 2016

Learn simple signs for communicating with your baby, and play games and activities for both baby and you. Infants and toddlers are welcome. Join the fun!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-03-08 2016-03-08 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/08/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/08/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 8, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-08 2016-03-08 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:52 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/08/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/08/3-to-6-club Date: March 8, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-08 2016-03-08 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/09/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/09/3-to-6-club Date: March 9, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-09 2016-03-09 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/10/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/10/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 10, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-10 2016-03-10 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:52 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/10/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/10/3-to-6-club Date: March 10, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-10 2016-03-10 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/11/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/11/3-to-6-club Date: March 11, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-11 2016-03-11 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: A Living Wall with Green Golly]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/12/family-art-project-a-living-wall-with-green-golly http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/12/family-art-project-a-living-wall-with-green-golly Date: March 12, 2016

With spring on the way, green is the focus this weekend! Be inspired by classical music, comedy, and extraordinary story theater for children in the Sarah and Geoffery Gund Theater, led by guest storytelling musicians The Green Golly Project!

Make green collages incorporating many verdant hues of green, then participate in a group installation project—a green wall! Performance at noon.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-03-12 2016-03-12 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56c76be12cb21.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Children’s Garden Open House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/12/childrens-garden-open-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/12/childrens-garden-open-house Date: March 12, 2016

Get your hands dirty with planting activities and garden crafts at this annual drop-in event. Learn about all the outstanding garden and nature programs we have for children, ages 2 to 14. New this year—Junior Naturalists for older learners, ages 11 to 14.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2016-03-12 2016-03-12 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56a298c10d130.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/12/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/12/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 12, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-12 2016-03-12 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Skills: Shelter Building]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/12/outdoor-skills-shelter-buidling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/12/outdoor-skills-shelter-buidling Date: March 12, 2016

Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, a wilderness survival program is perfect for you. All programs are family friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Do you have what it takes to survie in the wilderness? Develop skills that will help you create shelter from natural and man-made objects.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-421-2021

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

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B018 Canarsie Park 2016-03-12 2016-03-12 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.62897491455078000, -73.89597320556640000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Eco Art Social | Hike-ku]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/12/eco-art-social-hikeku http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/12/eco-art-social-hikeku Date: March 12, 2016

Hear haiku poems about the Greenbelt on a hike to Moses Mountain, while gathering outdoor inspiration to compose your own poetry. Participants will have the option to have their haiku included in our inaugural Poetry Trail installation for National Poetry Month in April. Additionally, haikus can be submitted here between now and March 20th to be considered for incorporation into the installation.

Eco Art Social is an inclusive gathering where attendees engage in participatory artistry and craft that cultivates creativity alongside environmental and ecological awareness. Topics range to include the visual, literary, and performing arts.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2016-03-12 2016-03-12 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56d8a02e2c6b7.png Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/12/paper-arts-crafts1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/12/paper-arts-crafts1 Date: March 12, 2016

Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.

Kids will make paper cup penguins. December, make an adorable caterpillar from paper.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-03-12 2016-03-12 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:30:05 EST
<![CDATA[Girls Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/13/girls-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/13/girls-basketball-clinic Date: March 13, 2016

Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, and shooting. Suitable for girls ages 7 to 17.

Please call the center for more information.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-03-13 2016-03-13 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: A Living Wall with Green Golly!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/13/family-art-project-a-living-wall-with-green-golly http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/13/family-art-project-a-living-wall-with-green-golly Date: March 13, 2016

With spring on the way, green is the focus this weekend! Be inspired by classical music, comedy, and extraordinary story-theater for children in the Sarah and Geoffery Gund Theater, led by guest storytelling musicians The Green Golly Project! Make green collages incorporating many verdant hues of green, then participate in a group installation project—a green wall! Performance at noon.

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-03-13 2016-03-13 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56c76be12cb21.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/13/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/13/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 13, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-13 2016-03-13 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:54 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/14/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/14/3-to-6-club Date: March 14, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-14 2016-03-14 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Baby & Me Fun Learning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/15/baby-me-fun-learning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/15/baby-me-fun-learning Date: March 15, 2016

Learn simple signs for communicating with your baby, and play games and activities for both baby and you. Infants and toddlers are welcome. Join the fun!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-03-15 2016-03-15 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/15/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/15/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 15, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-15 2016-03-15 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:52 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/15/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/15/3-to-6-club Date: March 15, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-15 2016-03-15 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/16/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/16/3-to-6-club Date: March 16, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-16 2016-03-16 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/17/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/17/3-to-6-club Date: March 17, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-17 2016-03-17 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/17/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/17/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 17, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-17 2016-03-17 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:52 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/18/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/18/3-to-6-club Date: March 18, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-18 2016-03-18 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Little Plants, Big Prints]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/family-art-project-little-plants-big-prints http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/family-art-project-little-plants-big-prints Date: March 19, 2016

Observe the lovely shapes of bulbous succulent plants. Then, creating shapes using construction paper and simple templates, make bold and brushy, large-scale prints—an engaging project that is easy for all!

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-03-19 2016-03-19 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56c77021f1819.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Bike Bonanza NYC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/bike-bonaza-nyc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/bike-bonaza-nyc Date: March 19, 2016

Bring your family to Bike Bonanza NYC, a free, fun-filled event for children and teens under 18 years old. Your kids can partiicipate in:

  • 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.: DOT Bike Helmet Fittings and Distributions
  • 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.: Recycle-A-Bicycle - Upgrade your bike to the next size at the bike swap
  • 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Bike New York Learn-to-Ride lessons for children. Children must bring their own bike and helmet. Registration required.

All children and teens must have a parent and/or legal guardian with them throughout the event. Bike swap is for children who fit on a 24" wheel bike or smaller.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 485-4633

Location: Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground)

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B270 Brownsville Playground 2016-03-19 2016-03-19 11:00 am 2:30 pm 40.65660095214844000, -73.90200042724610000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56ce2a6d104ca.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:12 EDT
<![CDATA[3rd Annual Spring Egg Hunt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/3rd-annual-spring-egg-hunt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/3rd-annual-spring-egg-hunt Date: March 19, 2016

Spring is here!

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center is ready to celebrate. Children ages 3 to 11 years old may take part.

There is a limited amount of spots for the egg hunt. Ages 3 to 6 years old will go from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and ages 7 to 11 years old will go from noon to 1:00 p.m.

Other activities include arts and crafts, potato sack races, dancing, yoga, and reading with the Bunny! This is event is free for all!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2016-03-19 2016-03-19 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56c0a64744fb9.png Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:00 EDT
<![CDATA[She's On Point: A Celebration of Girls in Sports]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/national-girls-and-women-in-sports-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/national-girls-and-women-in-sports-day Date: March 19, 2016

Join NYC Parks to celebrate, honor and engage young women and girls in sports. Featuring sports demos, fun activities, giveaways and more. Open to all ages and skill levels.

Sports include Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Football, Softball and Water Polo.

Activities include aquatic sports for kids so if you are interested in participating please bring a swimsuit, swim cap and a towel.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8928

Location: St. John's Recreation Center

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2016-03-19 2016-03-19 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.67350006103500000, -73.93479919433600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56ce32017c9c3.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 19, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-19 2016-03-19 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse Date: March 19, 2016

Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day!

While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more on select Saturdays. If the weather’s nice, bring a picnic and enjoy our grounds before or after your visit to the house.

If you plan to visit with children under 10, we recommend visiting before 2 p.m. to take advantage of specially planned activities for younger children.

Want to learn more? Email programs@wyckoffmuseum.org for additional information.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

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

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2016-03-19 2016-03-19 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5679612da0624.jpg Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/19/paper-arts-crafts Date: March 19, 2016

Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.

Kids will make paper cup penguins. December, make an adorable caterpillar from paper.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-03-19 2016-03-19 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:30:05 EST
<![CDATA[Girls Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/20/girls-basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/20/girls-basketball-clinic Date: March 20, 2016

Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, and shooting. Suitable for girls ages 7 to 17.

Please call the center for more information.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-03-20 2016-03-20 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Little Plants, Big Prints]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/20/family-art-project-little-plants-big-prints http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/20/family-art-project-little-plants-big-prints Date: March 20, 2016

Observe the lovely shapes of bulbous succulent plants. Then, creating shapes using construction paper and simple templates, make bold and brushy, large-scale prints—an engaging project that is easy for all!

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-03-20 2016-03-20 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56c77021f1819.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:10 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/20/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/20/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 20, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-20 2016-03-20 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:54 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/21/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/21/3-to-6-club Date: March 21, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-21 2016-03-21 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Baby & Me Fun Learning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/22/baby-me-fun-learning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/22/baby-me-fun-learning Date: March 22, 2016

Learn simple signs for communicating with your baby, and play games and activities for both baby and you. Infants and toddlers are welcome. Join the fun!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-03-22 2016-03-22 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:15 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/22/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/22/3-to-6-club Date: March 22, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-22 2016-03-22 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/22/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/22/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 22, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-22 2016-03-22 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:52 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/23/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/23/3-to-6-club Date: March 23, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-23 2016-03-23 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/24/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/24/3-to-6-club Date: March 24, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-24 2016-03-24 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/24/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/24/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 24, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-24 2016-03-24 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Good Friday & Easter Holiday in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/25/good-friday-easter-holiday-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/25/good-friday-easter-holiday-in-prospect-park Date: March 25, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center and the Lefferts Historic House for fun activities during the Easter weekend holiday.

  • Nature Exploration, 12–4 pm
    Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

    Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, science activities, bird watching, and take home your own tube of homemade lip balm!
    Blooming Naturalist, 1–2 pm: So you think you are a Naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by learning how to identify birds and use binoculars and field guides. Participants can even create their own tube of lip balm and an Official Blooming Naturalist button.
    Nature on the Go!, 2–3 pm: An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us and participate in a Citizen Science project.
    Animal Encounter, 2–3 pm: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
  • Race Around the Farmyard, 2–4 pm
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

    Get out and get moving in the Lefferts yard! The whole family can participate in potato sack races, spoon races, stilts and other old fashioned games."
  • Carousel Rides, 12–5 pm
    Children’s Corner, $2 per ride, $9 for a book of 5 tickets, free with Alliance Family Plus membership

    Celebrate the start of spring with a first ride of the year on the Park’s beloved 1912 carousel. Join the Alliance at the $125 level and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!

Start time: 0:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park),The Carousel (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-03-25 2016-03-25 0:00 am 4:00 pm 40.66070175170898400, -73.96540069580078000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000; 40.66370010375976600, -73.96419525146484000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:02 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/25/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/25/3-to-6-club Date: March 25, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-25 2016-03-25 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Good Friday & Easter Holiday in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/good-friday-easter-holiday-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/good-friday-easter-holiday-in-prospect-park Date: March 26, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center and the Lefferts Historic House for fun activities during the Easter weekend holiday.

  • Nature Exploration, 12–4 pm
    Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

    Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, science activities, bird watching, and take home your own tube of homemade lip balm!
    Blooming Naturalist, 1–2 pm: So you think you are a Naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by learning how to identify birds and use binoculars and field guides. Participants can even create their own tube of lip balm and an Official Blooming Naturalist button.
    Nature on the Go!, 2–3 pm: An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us and participate in a Citizen Science project.
    Animal Encounter, 2–3 pm: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
  • Race Around the Farmyard, 2–4 pm
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

    Get out and get moving in the Lefferts yard! The whole family can participate in potato sack races, spoon races, stilts and other old fashioned games."
  • Carousel Rides, 12–5 pm
    Children’s Corner, $2 per ride, $9 for a book of 5 tickets, free with Alliance Family Plus membership

    Celebrate the start of spring with a first ride of the year on the Park’s beloved 1912 carousel. Join the Alliance at the $125 level and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!

Start time: 0:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park),The Carousel (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-03-26 2016-03-26 0:00 am 4:00 pm 40.66070175170898400, -73.96540069580078000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000; 40.66370010375976600, -73.96419525146484000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Down the Bunny Hole]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/down-the-bunny-hole http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/down-the-bunny-hole Date: March 26, 2016

Join us at our annual egg hunt, featuring a bouncy house, face painting, games, and more!

This event is suitable for all ages.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 285-0300

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

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M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2016-03-26 2016-03-26 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.71070098876953000, -73.99669647216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56e432d5860f2.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Discovery Hike: Sensory Spring]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/discovery-hike-sensory-spring http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/discovery-hike-sensory-spring Date: March 26, 2016

Venture into Buck's Hollow while exploring the sights, scents, and sounds of spring, while learning about the Greenbelt's history.

This is an easy, one-hour hike.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-03-26 2016-03-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Basketball Exhibition Game: Canadian National Team vs. NY Rollin' Knicks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/wheelchair-basketball-exhibition-game-canadian-national-team-vs-ny-rollin-knicks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/wheelchair-basketball-exhibition-game-canadian-national-team-vs-ny-rollin-knicks Date: March 26, 2016

Join NYC Parks in Queens for a Wheelchair Basketball exhibition game featuring the Canadian National Team vs. the New York Rollin’ Knicks!

There will be a children’s wheelchair basketball clinic from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For more information about this event, please contact David Deas by phone at (718) 353- 7853 or by email at david.deas@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-03-26 2016-03-26 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Young Innovators Squad]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/youth-innovators-squad http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/youth-innovators-squad Date: March 26, 2016

Join the Young Innovators Squad for a special Hack the Web event! You'll have the opportunity to design and build your own personal website!

Are you a designer, coder, artist, gamer, writer or creative? Do you enjoy inventing and making stuff? Are you interested in learning more? Join the Young Innovators Squad!

In the Young Innovators Squad you can make awesome projects, test new tools, get introduced to cool companies and organizations, and network with other creatives. We'll have pizza and fun swag too! Join this special community!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3066

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2016-03-26 2016-03-26 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.74829864501953000, -74.00219726562500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56df49afe5438.PNG Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 26, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-26 2016-03-26 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Parks Madness at Basketball City]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/parks-madness-at-basketball-city http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/parks-madness-at-basketball-city Date: March 26, 2016

Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, and shooting. This is a co-ed basketball skills clinic for ages 8 - 17 years.

Register for this event here.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Basketball City

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2016-03-26 2016-03-26 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.70960906864700000, -73.98628066441800000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Junior Volunteer Corps]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/junior-volunteer-corps http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/junior-volunteer-corps Date: March 26, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for a day of fun and service in spring! Families and elementary-school-aged groups are invited to join us to care for the park. Come learn the value of service and meet other families and children on this day of giving back.

Please pre-register online. For more information, please call the Prospect Park Alliance at (718) 287-3400.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Children's Corner (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-03-26 2016-03-26 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.66378464473700000, -73.96373200416600000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/26/paper-arts-crafts Date: March 26, 2016

Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.

Kids will make paper cup penguins. December, make an adorable caterpillar from paper.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-03-26 2016-03-26 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:30:05 EST
<![CDATA[Good Friday & Easter Holiday in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/27/good-friday-easter-holiday-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/27/good-friday-easter-holiday-in-prospect-park Date: March 27, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center and the Lefferts Historic House for fun activities during the Easter weekend holiday.

  • Nature Exploration, 12–4 pm
    Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

    Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, science activities, bird watching, and take home your own tube of homemade lip balm!
    Blooming Naturalist, 1–2 pm: So you think you are a Naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by learning how to identify birds and use binoculars and field guides. Participants can even create their own tube of lip balm and an Official Blooming Naturalist button.
    Nature on the Go!, 2–3 pm: An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us and participate in a Citizen Science project.
    Animal Encounter, 2–3 pm: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
  • Race Around the Farmyard, 2–4 pm
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

    Get out and get moving in the Lefferts yard! The whole family can participate in potato sack races, spoon races, stilts and other old fashioned games."
  • Carousel Rides, 12–5 pm
    Children’s Corner, $2 per ride, $9 for a book of 5 tickets, free with Alliance Family Plus membership

    Celebrate the start of spring with a first ride of the year on the Park’s beloved 1912 carousel. Join the Alliance at the $125 level and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!

Start time: 0:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park),The Carousel (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-03-27 2016-03-27 0:00 am 4:00 pm 40.66070175170898400, -73.96540069580078000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000; 40.66370010375976600, -73.96419525146484000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Keeping It Green for Families]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/27/keeping-it-green-for-families http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/27/keeping-it-green-for-families Date: March 27, 2016

Spend quality time with your family by helping keep Central Park green by spreading mulch or raking leaves. Central Park Conservancy environmental educators lead stewardship projects throughout the park during spring and fall.

Pre-registration is required as space is limited. To register, please email discovery@centralparknyc.org.

Ages 5+. Families only; maximum of three children per parent or guardian; no groups. Arrive early to check in.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1428

Location: Central Park

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M010 Central Park 2016-03-27 2016-03-27 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77959823608398400, -73.96939849853516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f018f73b239.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:22 EDT
<![CDATA[Scavenger Hunt Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/27/scavenger-hunt-hike-light http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/27/scavenger-hunt-hike-light Date: March 27, 2016

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 form the world to clear your head. Hiking programs feature intensity levels; light hikes feature a leisurely stroll on mostly paths. On this family friendly scavenger hunt, explore the beach and discover what treasures lie within Conference House Park.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-03-27 2016-03-27 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.50260162353515600, -74.25180053710938000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56f045e395ed3.JPG Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/27/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/27/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 27, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-27 2016-03-27 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:54 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/28/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/28/3-to-6-club Date: March 28, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-28 2016-03-28 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Baby & Me Fun Learning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/29/baby-me-fun-learning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/29/baby-me-fun-learning Date: March 29, 2016

Learn simple signs for communicating with your baby, and play games and activities for both baby and you. Infants and toddlers are welcome. Join the fun!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-03-29 2016-03-29 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:15 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/29/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/29/3-to-6-club Date: March 29, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-29 2016-03-29 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/29/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/29/ed-center-open-hours Date: March 29, 2016

The Ed Center is open for free, drop-in hours four afternoons a week, on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

Photo by Alexa Hoyer

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016-03-29 2016-03-29 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70428673171300000, -73.98938399553300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56b39ce479a04.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:52 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/30/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/30/3-to-6-club Date: March 30, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-30 2016-03-30 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT
<![CDATA[3 to 6 Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/31/3-to-6-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/31/3-to-6-club Date: March 31, 2016

Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.

Registration began September 8th and is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information please contact Rich Costello at (718) 816-6172

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-03-31 2016-03-31 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:46:36 EDT