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 06:20:29 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[Glass Painting Demonstration with Cristina Cipriani]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/12/glass-painting-demonstration-with-cristina-cipriani1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/12/glass-painting-demonstration-with-cristina-cipriani1 Date: October 12, 2013

Come and see the free art demonstrations for children and young adults by Cristina Cipriani, in the Latimer House's fall garden.

This event is part of the Historic House Trust of New York City's 6th Annual Fall Festival.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 9614-8585

Location: Lewis H. Latimer House (in Lewis H Latimer House)

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<![CDATA["Hello Hyacinth": A Reading By Amanda DeLalla]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/12/hello-hyacinth-a-reading-by-amanda-delalla http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/12/hello-hyacinth-a-reading-by-amanda-delalla Date: October 12, 2013

Based on the 90s Britcom Keeping Up Appearances, "Hello Hyacinth" centers on "a day in the life" of British wannabe socialite Hyacinth Bucket, her henpecked husband, and the absurd circumstances surrounding a visit from their son. Described by the show's leading lady Margaret Chase as "witty and rhythmic and fun," "delightful," and bubbling along like a stream of champagne!"

This event is part of the Historic House Trust of New York City's 6th Annual Fall Festival.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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<![CDATA[High Time for Low Tea]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/12/high-time-for-low-tea http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/12/high-time-for-low-tea Date: October 12, 2013

Enjoy a true Victorian low tea in the Orangerie served by docents in period dress. Learn about low versus high tea, tea history, and etiquette, all while delighting in delicious, traditional teatime treats. Appropriate for ages 10 and up. Registration required.

Reservations are required.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2013-10-12 2013-10-12 4:30 pm 6:00 pm 40.8705, -73.8109 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/522a33fc7bbf0.jpg Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:20:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Astronomy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/12/astronomy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/12/astronomy Date: October 12, 2013

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe. Learn about the effects of light pollution and discover the best places in NYC for amazing views of the sky. Fall and winter are the best times to observe meteor showers, the phases of the moon, and many planets of the Milky Way.

Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipments is provided. Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets. Programs are best enjoyed on clear nights, so please call ahead if weather conditions are not clear.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

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

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