NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:49:57 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Customer Service Week: Tour Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/tour-thomas-jefferson-recreation-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/tour-thomas-jefferson-recreation-center Date: October 7, 2013

More than 20 city agencies have observed Customer Service Week since 2008. In honor of the tradition, Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center will be offering free tours for prospective members. Come see what we offer.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 860-1383

Location: Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park)

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M047 Thomas Jefferson Park 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7935, -73.9367 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/524f3a6eac8f1.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks Seniors Fitness: Tennis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/cityparks-seniors-fitness-tennis http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/cityparks-seniors-fitness-tennis Date: October 7, 2013

City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness. The Fall 2013 season of free fitness programs will begin the week of September 23rd and will offer free tennis lessons, yoga instruction and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.

All activities in this six–week fitness program take place twice a week at each location through November 1, 2013. Participants are encouraged to maintain regular attendance to maximize health benefits.

CityParks Seniors Fitness has served over 5,000 participants since it began in 2006 and aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. The program encourages New Yorkers to maximize the health benefits of staying active at every age. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help participants feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis.

All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fieldhouse (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7749, -73.9241 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga1 Date: October 7, 2013

City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness. The Fall 2013 season of free fitness programs will begin the week of September 23rd and will offer free tennis lessons, yoga instruction and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.

All activities in this six–week fitness program take place twice a week at each location through November 1, 2013. Participants are encouraged to maintain regular attendance to maximize health benefits.

CityParks Seniors Fitness has served over 5,000 participants since it began in 2006 and aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. The program encourages New Yorkers to maximize the health benefits of staying active at every age. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help participants feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis.

All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Soundview Park,Soundview Park Field House (in Soundview Park)

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X118 Soundview Park 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.8174, -73.8703; 40.8194, -73.8778 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks Seniors Fitness: Tennis]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/cityparks-seniors-fitness-tennis1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/cityparks-seniors-fitness-tennis1 Date: October 7, 2013

City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness. The Fall 2013 season of free fitness programs will begin the week of September 23rd and will offer free tennis lessons, yoga instruction and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.

All activities in this six–week fitness program take place twice a week at each location through November 1, 2013. Participants are encouraged to maintain regular attendance to maximize health benefits.

CityParks Seniors Fitness has served over 5,000 participants since it began in 2006 and aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. The program encourages New Yorkers to maximize the health benefits of staying active at every age. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help participants feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis.

All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Brielle Ave. between Rockland Ave. and Wolcott Ave. (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)

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R013 LaTourette Park & Golf Course 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5911, -74.1395 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Customer Service Week: Meet the Manager at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/meet-the-manager-at-pelham-fritz-recreation-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/meet-the-manager-at-pelham-fritz-recreation-center Date: October 7, 2013

More than 20 city agencies have observed Customer Service Week since 2008. In honor of the tradition, tour Pelham Fritz Recreation Center and meet the manager!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 860-1380

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

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.8052, -73.9434 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/524f2bdada3ce.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Petanque]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/bryant-park-petanque http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/bryant-park-petanque Date: October 7, 2013

Learn to play pétanque, the popular European game anchored in precision, patience, and camaraderie from members of La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC’s championship-winning club.

Available for parties.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7541, -73.9845 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Chess]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/bryant-park-chess http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/bryant-park-chess Date: October 7, 2013

Game boards, including chess, checkers, and backgammon, are available for a small fee. Provided by the Marshall Chess Club.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Le Carrousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/bryant-park-le-carrousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/bryant-park-le-carrousel Date: October 7, 2013

Specially created to complement the park’s French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music.

Also available for parties.
April – May, 11am – 7pm
June – October, 11am – 8pm
(weather permitting)

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/bryant-park-games Date: October 7, 2013

Take a game break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games. From scrabble and mancala to dominoes and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/cityparks-seniors-fitness-yoga3 Date: October 7, 2013

City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness. The Fall 2013 season of free fitness programs will begin the week of September 23rd and will offer free tennis lessons, yoga instruction and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.

All activities in this six–week fitness program take place twice a week at each location through November 1, 2013. Participants are encouraged to maintain regular attendance to maximize health benefits.

CityParks Seniors Fitness has served over 5,000 participants since it began in 2006 and aims to keep neighborhood parks a great place for community activity. The program encourages New Yorkers to maximize the health benefits of staying active at every age. Even in moderate amounts, exercise can help participants feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis.

All equipment and instruction is provided free of charge.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: W. 207 St. & Seaman Ave. (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.869, -73.9224 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Customer Service Week: Meet the Manager at Chelsea Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/meet-the-manager-at-chelsea-recreation-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/meet-the-manager-at-chelsea-recreation-center Date: October 7, 2013

More than 20 city agencies have observed Customer Service Week since 2008. In honor of the tradition, tour Chelsea Recreation Center and meet the manager.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/524f2c6c94239.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/bryant-park-juggling Date: October 7, 2013

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skill levels are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/central-park-tour-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/central-park-tour-north-woods Date: October 7, 2013

View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks." The route involves many hills and stairs.

Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check in and audio equipment set up. For the courtesy of other guests, those arriving after the start time cannot be accommodated.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions.

NOTE: Groups of seven or more must schedule a Custom Tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org or (212) 360-2726.

Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

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

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M010 Central Park 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7968, -73.9515 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51d715c87a7f6.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[DigitalWork NYC Recruitment: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/digitalwork-nyc-recruitment http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/digitalwork-nyc-recruitment Date: October 7, 2013

DigitalWork NYC, for 16 to 26 year olds, is a valuable opportunity to gain technical job skills for free. Become certified in Microsoft Office 10 or Adobe Creative Suite 6, learn resume writing and interview techniques, receive job search support from an employment specialist and more!

These recruitment sessions help you through the application and interview process. Recreation Center membership is not required to attend.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3066

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

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.8052, -73.9434 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Grow to Learn/GreenThumb School Garden Bulb Giveaway]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/grow-to-learngreenthumb-school-garden-bulb-giveaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/grow-to-learngreenthumb-school-garden-bulb-giveaway Date: October 7, 2013

Grow to Learn Registered Schools only may pick up 150-200 daffodil bulbs donated by New Yorkers for Parks. First come, first served, while supplies last.

RSVP is required for this giveaway, as supplies are limited.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 788-8073

Location: GreenThumb Office

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2013-10-07 2013-10-07 3:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.7138, -74.0054 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[DigitalWork NYC Recruitment: St. John's Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/digitalwork-nyc-recruitment2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/digitalwork-nyc-recruitment2 Date: October 7, 2013

DigitalWork NYC, for 16 to 26 year olds, is a valuable opportunity to gain technical job skills for free. Become certified in Microsoft Office 10 or Adobe Creative Suite 6, learn resume writing and interview techniques, receive job search support from an employment specialist and more!

These recruitment sessions help you through the application and interview process. Recreation Center membership is not required to attend.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3066

Location: St. Johns Recreation Center

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2013-10-07 2013-10-07 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9348 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Customer Service Week: Meet the Manager at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/meet-the-manager-at-tony-dapolito-recreation-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/07/meet-the-manager-at-tony-dapolito-recreation-center Date: October 7, 2013

More than 20 city agencies have observed Customer Service Week since 2008. In honor of the tradition, tour Tony Dapolito Recreation Center and meet the manager.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2013-10-07 2013-10-07 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7296, -74.0054 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/524f2d3a3dac9.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:57 EDT