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 Sun, 28 May 2017 14:29:24 GMT <![CDATA[Table Toppers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/table-toppers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/table-toppers Date: June 14, 2017

Children participate in a variety of table-top games and tournaments.

Registration is required. To register, please email Dana.Vitolo@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 816-6172.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2017-06-14 2017-06-14 5:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:44:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Making Mosaics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/making-mosaics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/making-mosaics Date: June 14, 2017

Enhance your garden's character by creating unique and colorful mosaic stepping stones. We will use recycled tiles, ceramics, and glass. Feel free to bring your own materials, friends, family, and creative ideas!

Facilitated by Barbara Cahn, community gardener at LaGuardia Corner Gardens, and GreenThumb

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 502-5329

Location: LaGuardia Corner Community Garden

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2017-06-14 2017-06-14 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.72729873657226600, -73.99929809570312000 Fri, 26 May 2017 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Group Hike and Trail Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/evening-group-hike-6-pm-or-trail-run-7-pm-bring-a-headlamp-or-flashlight http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/evening-group-hike-6-pm-or-trail-run-7-pm-bring-a-headlamp-or-flashlight Date: June 14, 2017

Join the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy for a hike or trail run on Wednesday evenings. Pick one! The hike is moderately paced, and the run is faster and more suitable for experienced trail runners. Bring a headlamp along as it is beginning to be dark when we return!

The evening hikes take place from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and the trail runs take place from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The hike and trail run usually cover approximately five miles. Headlamps are required in every season. Dress for the weather and trail conditions. Bring water and a snack if you think you'll need it. No reservation is required.

This event takes place in all weather unless conditions are dangerous. For updates, please visit the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy on Facebook.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-06-14 2017-06-14 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Wed, 04 Jan 2017 18:15:01 EST
<![CDATA[Dance Fitness in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/dance-fitness-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/dance-fitness-in-the-park Date: June 14, 2017

Dance Fitness is the perfect way to have fun while getting an amazing work out! These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air. Follow certified instructors from Sweet Water Dance & Yoga for a fun, high-energy workout along the park’s shoreline!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-14 2017-06-14 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78202599271400000, -73.92982745170600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a1b119975.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-evening-salute-to-the-sun Date: June 14, 2017

Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset. This class is suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing, and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-06-14 2017-06-14 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c06970c97a6.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/zumba Date: June 14, 2017

Join us in the park for Zumba, a cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivating international music with unique moves.

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 2017-06-14 2017-06-14 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78979873657226600, -73.78479766845703000 Mon, 15 May 2017 12:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/sunset-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/sunset-yoga Date: June 14, 2017

Practice yoga with a variety of certified local yoga instructors while overlooking the beautiful Hudson River and basking in the glow of the setting sun.

Arrive early. Bring a towel or yoga mat and water.

Please note: Abby’s Lawn is slightly sloped and there are some uneven spots. Rain or wet ground cancels the event.

Please check the Fort Tryon Park Facebook Page for weather/air advisory cancellations.

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

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

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-06-14 2017-06-14 6:45 pm 8:00 pm 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a0610ef55d.jpg Tue, 02 May 2017 18:44:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga In The Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/yoga-in-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/yoga-in-the-garden Date: June 14, 2017

Join free yoga classes in the garden every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., from May 17 through September 6, 2017.

The classes are taught by a certified yoga instructor.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 453-9490 ext. 302

Location: Kosciuszko Garden Learning Center

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2017-06-14 2017-06-14 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69220359545200000, -73.93924607605700000 Wed, 03 May 2017 14:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Richard III]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/richard-iii http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/richard-iii Date: June 14, 2017

Join NYC Parks and Smith Street Stage for an evening of Shakespeare!

Enjoy Smith Street Stage's fresh take on the classic, Richard III. This powerful play reveals the story of a country in turmoil and a madman lusting for power. As the ruthless and charismatic Richard claws his way to the throne, a nation is forced to the breaking point in this chilling tale of a tyrant, his enablers, and those who attempt to resist.

Know Before You Go:

Theatre-goers are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes prior to curtain time. The stage will be set at the east end of Brooklyn's beautiful Carroll Park, along Smith Street. Ground seating is open to the public, as well as a limited number of chairs.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Carroll Park

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B019 Carroll Park 2017-06-14 2017-06-14 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.68109893798828000, -73.99539947509766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b7f1d90e5e.jpg Wed, 24 May 2017 17:14:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Firecracker Twilight 2 Mile Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/firecracker-twilight-2-mile-run http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/firecracker-twilight-2-mile-run Date: June 14, 2017

The Firecracker Twilight 2 Mile Run is an out and back course every Wednesday beginning June 14th until August 30th. Race start is at 8:00pm. The start and finish is at Freedom Circle, (Father Capodanno Blvd. & Seaview Avenue). For more information, contact Vincent.stasi@parks.nyc.gov. Same day race entry only, no pre-registration required.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-7923

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

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2017-06-14 2017-06-14 8:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Wed, 17 May 2017 15:29:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Life of Pi (2012)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/movies-under-the-stars-life-of-pi-2012 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/14/movies-under-the-stars-life-of-pi-2012 Date: June 14, 2017

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

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Know Before You Go:

You should arrive by 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, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-754-5411

Location: Recreation Center 54

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2017-06-14 2017-06-14 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.75646972656250000, -73.96514129638672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590b830fd8ef3.jpg Fri, 12 May 2017 12:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: June 15, 2017

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. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

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.

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.

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 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:30:10 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: June 15, 2017

Free classes for all ages and experience levels.

Bryant Park Tai Chi is 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.

Classes are rain or shine.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/fitness-walk Date: June 15, 2017

Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two 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 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Mon, 15 May 2017 12:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Other Homes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/exhibition-other-homes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/exhibition-other-homes Date: June 15, 2017

Curated by Audra Lambert (Antecedent Projects), Other Homes is a group exhibition that considers the role of organic materials in contemporary art, specifically art that utilizes found objects and assemblage. Marina Andrij?i?-Ojeda, Jon Bunge, Katya Grokhovsky, Rachel Hornaday and Nyugen Smith each consider the effects of natural environments on contemporary art. Their works consider our intimacy with the natural environment while examining the tension created by transforming organic matter into assembled and found artworks.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8114

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58fa39f951bba.jpg Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:15:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Dance Movement for Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/shape-up-dance-movement-for-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/shape-up-dance-movement-for-fitness Date: June 15, 2017

This workout exercises the whole body through dance and movement.

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 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 16 Dec 2016 17:45:04 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Sandy Memorial Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/its-my-park-at-sandy-memorial-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/its-my-park-at-sandy-memorial-garden Date: June 15, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park to help clean and beautify the Sandy Memorial Garden. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (904) 415-3849

Location: Parking Lot (in Great Kills Park)

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R016 Great Kills Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.56221980309400000, -74.09961903095200000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-locomotive-lawn-live Date: June 15, 2017

Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on our comfy turf lawn. Great for kids ages 5 and younger.

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 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.77471985104800000, -73.99253714084600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c062903c856.JPG Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Special Express Arts 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/special-express-arts-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/special-express-arts-2 Date: June 15, 2017

This art workshop engages special needs adults through art for self expression.

Due to limited space, please call to schedule your group's visit. Groups are schediled for every two weeks.

Everyone should bring their own small, clean rocks, ready for painting.

Themes
May: Painting Cardboard Coaster
June: Painting on Rocks-Nature

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 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: June 15, 2017

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. Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, the lake, and Strawberry Fields.

The tour route involves a few stairs. The tour starts in front of the Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue), and ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review the Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully.

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

For more information, please review these Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5708015809ab2.JPG Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/tour-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/tour-the-battery Date: June 15, 2017

Join us for a tour of The Battery, a 25-acre park at the tip of Manhattan.

Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf, and so much more!

Tours of The Battery take place every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. and last about an hour. Please arrive 10 minutes early as the tour will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m.

Sign up
RSVP and receive a free Battery Bug button when you arrive!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Netherland Monument (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.70438802777900000, -74.01459473509600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58ebf4930d27f.jpg Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Book Worms]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/book-worms http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/book-worms Date: June 15, 2017

Book Worms is a program for children to share and develop their love for reading. Children will be able to develop and advance their literacy skills through a variety of fun and educational literacy games, activities, and library trips.

Registration is required. To register, please email Dana.Vitolo@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 816-6172.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:14:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Creative 3D Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/creative-3d-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/creative-3d-arts Date: June 15, 2017

Create a 3D gift for mom! This program is suitable for ages six to 12 years old.

Creative 3D Arts Schedule
May: Make 3D gift for Mom & Nature Art
June: Make a Father's Day Key Chain Charm

Start time: 2:45 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 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 2:45 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Softball Training Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/softball-training-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/softball-training-camp Date: June 15, 2017

Children ages 6 through 13 will participate in a variety of physical exercises, while learnong the basic fundamentals of softball.

Registration is required. To register, please email Dana.Vitolo@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 816-6172.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[S.T.E.A.M.: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/steam http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/steam Date: June 15, 2017

S.T.E.A.M. is a program that allows children ages 6 through 13 to participate in a variety of fun and educational hands-on activities that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.

Registration is required. To register, please email Dana.Vitolo@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 816-6172.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 4:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d2a9dc4365e.JPG Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Table Toppers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/table-toppers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/table-toppers Date: June 15, 2017

Children participate in a variety of table-top games and tournaments.

Registration is required. To register, please email Dana.Vitolo@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 816-6172.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 5:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:44:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Big Top Science Presented by Mad Science]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/big-top-science-presented-by-mad-science http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/big-top-science-presented-by-mad-science Date: June 15, 2017

Step into three rings of fun as we present a series of chemistry and physics demos. When it comes to fun science, Mad Science provides the greatest show on earth!

Generosly sponsored by Council Member Eric A. Ulrich.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Buddy Monument (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70140075683594000, -73.84149932861328000 Mon, 01 May 2017 13:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/bryant-park-yoga Date: June 15, 2017

Perfect your downward dog under the trees at our 14th season of outdoor yoga classes. Open to everyone of all ages and skill levels.

Class held on the lawn.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.75350189209000000, -73.98370361328100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b41d040b77.jpg Tue, 16 May 2017 14:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with Salsa!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/arts-culture-fun-dance-the-night-away http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/arts-culture-fun-dance-the-night-away Date: June 15, 2017

Dance to the sounds of DJ Cocotaso as he spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more! We'll kick off the evening with a dance lesson for beginners. Please join us after the dance class for an open dance for all!

The event is free and open to all.

In case of rain this event will be cancelled.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Beach Gazebo (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.58959197998047000, -74.06551361083984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f66c91db35e.jpg Thu, 04 May 2017 13:45:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Senior Movement]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-senior-movement http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-senior-movement Date: June 15, 2017

Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and intergenerational company members lead a dance workshop focusing on seniors of all ages and abilities. Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c06ee019eff.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-yoga-flow Date: June 15, 2017

Link mindful breathing 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.

Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.78425352978800000, -73.98408865928600000 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-everybody-tango http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-everybody-tango Date: June 15, 2017

Enjoy Argentine Tango with an introductory lesson, music, and dancing in the open air led by Strictly Tango NYC.

Lessons take place at 6:45 and at 7:45.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c07e0a115eb.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Barefoot Dancing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/barefoot-dancing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/barefoot-dancing Date: June 15, 2017

Kick off your shoes and dance on the lush, green Van Cortlandt House Museum Lawn.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.89114379882812500, -73.89489746093750000 Wed, 03 May 2017 14:29:44 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/nyrr-open-run-flushing-meadows-corona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/nyrr-open-run-flushing-meadows-corona-park Date: June 15, 2017

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.

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

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

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.74265728919200000, -73.84999632835400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa514d21db.jpg Thu, 04 May 2017 16:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Richard III]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/richard-iii http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/richard-iii Date: June 15, 2017

Join NYC Parks and Smith Street Stage for an evening of Shakespeare!

Enjoy Smith Street Stage's fresh take on the classic, Richard III. This powerful play reveals the story of a country in turmoil and a madman lusting for power. As the ruthless and charismatic Richard claws his way to the throne, a nation is forced to the breaking point in this chilling tale of a tyrant, his enablers, and those who attempt to resist.

Know Before You Go:

Theatre-goers are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes prior to curtain time. The stage will be set at the east end of Brooklyn's beautiful Carroll Park, along Smith Street. Ground seating is open to the public, as well as a limited number of chairs.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Carroll Park

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B019 Carroll Park 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.68109893798828000, -73.99539947509766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b7f1d90e5e.jpg Wed, 24 May 2017 17:14:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Bee Movie (2007)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/movies-under-the-stars-bee-movie-2007 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/15/movies-under-the-stars-bee-movie-2007 Date: June 15, 2017

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

Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive by 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: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Sol Bloom Playground

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M244 Sol Bloom Playground 2017-06-15 2017-06-15 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.78969955444336000, -73.96880340576172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59039970747e5.jpg Fri, 12 May 2017 16:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/yoga Date: June 16, 2017

Get ready to challenge yourself with a yoga session to both strengthen and relax the mind and body. Please bring your own mat.

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 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.78979873657226600, -73.78479766845703000 Mon, 15 May 2017 12:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Multimedia Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/multimedia-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/multimedia-arts Date: June 16, 2017

We will be creating vintage-style bottles from your own clean bottles. This program is offered to adults.

Multimedia Arts Program Schedule
May: Vintage Bottles
June: Trinket Boxes

Start time: 1:00 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 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Book Worms]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/book-worms http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/book-worms Date: June 16, 2017

Book Worms is a program for children to share and develop their love for reading. Children will be able to develop and advance their literacy skills through a variety of fun and educational literacy games, activities, and library trips.

Registration is required. To register, please email Dana.Vitolo@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 816-6172.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:14:54 EDT
<![CDATA[Afterschool Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/afterschool-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/afterschool-festival Date: June 16, 2017

Join NYC Parks and Council District 28 for a day of inflatables, games, face painting, popcorn, cotton candy, ices, and more!

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Rochdale Park

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Q413 Rochdale Park 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 2:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.67470169067383000, -73.77449798583984000 Mon, 22 May 2017 09:59:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/seasonal-arts-andcrafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/seasonal-arts-andcrafts Date: June 16, 2017

This month, we're creating Q-Tip painted hand print trees! This program is offered to kids ages six to 12 years old.

Seasonal Arts and Crafts Program Schedule
May: Q-Tip Painted Hand Print Tree
June: Colorful Rainbow Mobile

Start time: 2:45 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 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 2:45 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Art in Action]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/art-in-action http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/art-in-action Date: June 16, 2017

Art in Action is a program where children will be given the opportunity to develop their creativity and personal expression through a variety of fun and educational arts and crafts projects.

Registration is required. To register, please email Dana.Vitolo@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 816.6172.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:30:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Training Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/basketball-training-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/basketball-training-camp Date: June 16, 2017

Children ages 6 through 13 will participate in a variety of physical exercises, while learning the fundamentals of basketball.

Registration is required. To register, please email Dana.Vitolo@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 816-6172.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 4:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d2aa4c1cc8e.jpg Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:59:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Friday Picnics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/bryant-park-friday-picnics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/bryant-park-friday-picnics Date: June 16, 2017

Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, lawn games, entertainment, and food vendors from the Hester Street Fair, with wine and beer also for purchase from ARK Restaurants. Each week, Bryant Park Presents will bring to the picnic a theater, music, or dance production.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 5:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 Tue, 02 May 2017 15:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Table Toppers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/table-toppers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/table-toppers Date: June 16, 2017

Children participate in a variety of table-top games and tournaments.

Registration is required. To register, please email Dana.Vitolo@parks.nyc.gov or call (718) 816-6172.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-6172

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 5:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:44:57 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Presents Latin Summer Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/nyc-parks-presents-latin-summer-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/nyc-parks-presents-latin-summer-night Date: June 16, 2017

Join us as we dance the night away to a mixture of Latin and reggae music in the Heights. There will be an open dance floor with the sound of salsa, bachata, merengue, and reggae.

Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility. Requests for special accommodations should be made by June 6.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 927-1514

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

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.84657630176400000, -73.94082593917800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58efe44eb9c78.png Tue, 02 May 2017 18:30:09 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Presents Tonight We Dance: Tango at Union Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/nyc-parks-presents-tonight-we-dance-tango-at-union-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/nyc-parks-presents-tonight-we-dance-tango-at-union-square-park Date: June 16, 2017

Spend evenings this June experiencing the not-to-be-missed “authentic Buenos Aires Tango”. Make friends or dance while enjoying tango music, stories, and classes—featuring a live band on June 30! All are welcome!

As part of the Arts, Culture & Fun series, this event is presented in partnership with Strictly Tango NYC.

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

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: South Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.73500061035156000, -73.99089813232422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59247e76ad598.JPG Tue, 23 May 2017 17:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/summer-on-the-hudson-harlem-dances http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/summer-on-the-hudson-harlem-dances Date: June 16, 2017

Join various local companies for dance performances and lessons of different movement styles.

Harlem Dances events take place on the third Friday of each month from May through August.

Schedule

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c081f582b24.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:14:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/arts-culture-fun-taikoza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/arts-culture-fun-taikoza Date: June 16, 2017

Join NYC Parks for a special concert featuring Taikoza. Taikoza has 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.

Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show!

Sponsored by Council Member Costa Constantinides

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Ditmars Park

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Q385 Ditmars Park 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77160587815700000, -73.90713321277400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590c779c0cde2.JPG Mon, 08 May 2017 10:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Richard III]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/richard-iii http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/richard-iii Date: June 16, 2017

Join NYC Parks and Smith Street Stage for an evening of Shakespeare!

Enjoy Smith Street Stage's fresh take on the classic, Richard III. This powerful play reveals the story of a country in turmoil and a madman lusting for power. As the ruthless and charismatic Richard claws his way to the throne, a nation is forced to the breaking point in this chilling tale of a tyrant, his enablers, and those who attempt to resist.

Know Before You Go:

Theatre-goers are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes prior to curtain time. The stage will be set at the east end of Brooklyn's beautiful Carroll Park, along Smith Street. Ground seating is open to the public, as well as a limited number of chairs.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Carroll Park

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B019 Carroll Park 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.68109893798828000, -73.99539947509766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b7f1d90e5e.jpg Wed, 24 May 2017 17:14:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Under the Stars: Sing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/movie-under-the-stars-sing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/movie-under-the-stars-sing Date: June 16, 2017

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

A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater, and the contest attracts the attention of such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant and a punk porcupine

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:00 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: Rochdale Park

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Q413 Rochdale Park 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.67470169067383000, -73.77449798583984000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58e7d8119d94d.jpg Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Under the Stars: Secret Life of Pets]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/movie-under-the-stars-secret-life-of-pets http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/movie-under-the-stars-secret-life-of-pets Date: June 16, 2017

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

Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding, and must find their way home. During their journey, they encounter a vicious bunny who plans to lead a group of abandoned pets on a mission of revenge against humanity.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:00 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: MacNeil Park (in Macneil Park)

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Q009 Macneil Park 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.79280090332031000, -73.85119628906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58e68788a6c2e.jpg Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:29:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Central Intelligence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/movies-under-the-stars-central-intelligence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/movies-under-the-stars-central-intelligence Date: June 16, 2017

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

An accountant helps an old high-school classmate, now a CIA agent, with a crucial mission involving the hacking of U.S. spy satellites.

Know Before You Go:

You should arrive by 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!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Rainey Park

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2017-06-16 2017-06-16 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.81970275414900000, -73.89666612579500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590b7520f10d2.jpg Mon, 22 May 2017 13:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun presents MOCA Cinema: A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2008)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/arts-culture-fun-presents-moca-cinema-a-thousand-years-of-good-prayers-2008 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/16/arts-culture-fun-presents-moca-cinema-a-thousand-years-of-good-prayers-2008 Date: June 16, 2017

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

A Chinese widower travels to America to visit his estranged daughter. This film is Not Rated.

This event is presented in partnership with the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA).

About MOCA
The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is a non-profit institution that preserves, presents and explores the diverse history, heritage and culture of people of Chinese descent in the United States through innovative exhibitions, educational initiatives, and public programs. Visit mocanyc.org to find out more and check out their calendar of upcoming events!

Know Before You Go
You should arrive by 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: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Park

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M015 Columbus Park 2017-06-16 2017-06-16 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.71519851684570000, -74.00000000000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5912041c6b5d6.jpg Fri, 12 May 2017 16:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Revolutionary New York: Staten Island 1776]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/revolutionary-new-york-staten-island-1776 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/revolutionary-new-york-staten-island-1776 Date: June 17, 2017

Become a part of America's historic revolution and join the Urban Park Rangers as we explore and discuss this park's and Staten Island's connection to the War of Independence.

Start time: 1:00 am

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 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 1:00 am 2:30 pm 40.50255203247100000, -74.25181579589800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5910df83f0c55.jpg Mon, 08 May 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildlife Tour: High Line as Habitat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/wildlife-tour-high-line-as-habitat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/wildlife-tour-high-line-as-habitat Date: June 17, 2017

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.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:15 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: High Line (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 8:00 am 9:15 am 40.74670028686523400, -74.00569915771484000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f13685591a.jpg Fri, 19 May 2017 13:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Van Cortlandt Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/van-cortlandt-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/van-cortlandt-track-club Date: June 17, 2017

Run through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.88800048828125000, -73.89679718017578000 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bird Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/bird-walks Date: June 17, 2017

Head to the park to join bird walks led by experts from the NYC Audubon! Bird walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 8:00 am 9:30 am 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Mon, 01 May 2017 11:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Jerome Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-jerome-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-jerome-park Date: June 17, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Jerome Park Reservoir to beautify the garden beds at Jerome Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Park House (in Fort Independence Playground)

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X020 Fort Independence Playground 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 8:00 am 1:00 pm 40.88128663866900000, -73.89645887766800000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: June 17, 2017

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 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835d712e52a1.JPG Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:45:10 EST
<![CDATA[Parent and Me Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/parent-and-me-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/parent-and-me-yoga Date: June 17, 2017

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. Rain or wet ground cancels.

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 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 9:00 am 9:45 am 40.86209869384765600, -73.93329620361328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5727c6e903b5c.jpg Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/shape-up-nyc-mind-body-fusion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/shape-up-nyc-mind-body-fusion Date: June 17, 2017

This class features a low-impact cardio workout, followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress, and work out every muscle.

This instructor is part of the NYC Parks' Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50199890136719000, -74.25140380859375000 Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:45:02 EST
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/nyrr-open-run-astoria-park Date: June 17, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.77669906616211000, -73.92579650878906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa3317c06c.jpg Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/nyrr-open-run-canarsie-park Date: June 17, 2017

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:

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

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B018 Canarsie Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.62897491455078000, -73.89597320556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa366dd267.jpg Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/nyrr-open-run-inwood-hill-park Date: June 17, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.87005996704101600, -73.92106628417969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa38c0d02e.jpg Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/nyrr-open-run-st-marys-park Date: June 17, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

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

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.81381420348400000, -73.91180372238200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa3f846bdb.jpg Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:30:05 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-margaret-i-carman-green-weeping-beech http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-margaret-i-carman-green-weeping-beech Date: June 17, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Beautify Historic Flushing to cleanup, weed, and mulch at Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 359-0528

Location: Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 9:00 am 1:00 pm 40.76290130615234400, -73.82520294189453000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Cypress Hills Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-cypress-hills-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-cypress-hills-playground Date: June 17, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Gardens 4 East New York to clean, paint, and beautify at Cypress Hills Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (347) 546-8575

Location: Park House (in Cypress Hills Playground)

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B103 Cypress Hills Playground 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 9:30 am 2:30 pm 40.67076663933000000, -73.87106442451500000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/shape-up-zumbaadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/shape-up-zumbaadults Date: June 17, 2017

Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.

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 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:14:57 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/bryant-park-moves-with-limon-dance Date: June 17, 2017

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.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 26 May 2017 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Green Team]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/green-team http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/green-team Date: June 17, 2017

The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants. The Green Team is a wonderful opportunity to learn about gardening, enjoying nature, and making the park look its best.

All volunteers must fill out a waiver onsite and submit it before any activity begins. Volunteers 18 years old or younger should submit their waiver signed by a parent or guardian; volunteers 16 years old or younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No experience necessary.

New volunteers, please complete this form to RSVP.

Registered volunteers, please log-in to your volunteer profile to schedule yourself.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:15:23 EST
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-conference-house-park Date: June 17, 2017

Volunteer this It's My Park season with the Friends of Conference House Park to show some tender loving care to our beloved park. Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Compost: Farm and Garden Work Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/nyc-compost-farm-garden-work-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/nyc-compost-farm-garden-work-days Date: June 17, 2017

Cultivate an intimate understanding of the interconnections between soil, plants, and human health by working directly with the land. We’ll be getting our hands and knees dirty with tasks that include soil care, weeding, planting, bed preparation, and composting,

Bring a water bottle. Wear a sun hat, closed-toed shoes, and clothing you don’t mind getting dirty.

This volunteer program meets on the first Wednesday of the month at the Heritage Farm and the third Saturday of the month at the Compost Demonstration Garden.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 425-3515

Location: Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)

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R116 Snug Harbor Cultural Center 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.64268829089600000, -74.10273053751800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58ebd2eecf3aa.jpg Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Fly Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/bryant-park-fly-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/bryant-park-fly-fishing Date: June 17, 2017

Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging. Equipment will be provided.

Class spaces are first-come, first-served. To register, visit orvis.com/newyorkcity and click the blue and gold "Join Us" banner.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Orvis

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2017-06-17 2017-06-17 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75311208147800000, -73.98086478220900000 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Raymond Bush Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-raymond-bush-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-raymond-bush-playground Date: June 17, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to clean up the world one piece of trash at a time, and do so while staying active at Raymond Bush Playground. Good for your body and your good for your home! We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Raymond Bush Playground

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2017-06-17 2017-06-17 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.68650054931640600, -73.94159698486328000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Commodore Barry Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-commodore-barry-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-commodore-barry-park Date: June 17, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Commodore Barry Park to paint benches and playground animals at Commodore Barry Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Playground (in Commodore Barry Park)

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B021 Commodore Barry Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.69779748337200000, -73.97875493764900000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Food & Farm Walking Tour: Belmont Community Gardens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/bronx-food-farm-walking-tour-belmont-community-gardens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/bronx-food-farm-walking-tour-belmont-community-gardens Date: June 17, 2017

The Belmont neighborhood, home to the La Familia Verde Coalition, is a network of 5 community gardens, including The Garden of Youth and Garden of Happiness. It's also a home to a very diverse group of farmers and entrepreneurs.

Join us as we visit Garden of Happiness, one of the oldest community gardens in the Bronx (founded in 1988) for a tour of their longstanding casita, greenhouse, and chicken coop. After that, we’ll have lunch in the newly renovated Garden of Youth, a garden dedicated to providing agricultural learning opportunities for our children and youth. The tour will conclude with a visit to Mapes Avenue Community Garden for a gardening activity.

Tour Guide: Aleyna Rodriguez, Bronx Gardener and Organizer.

Tour leaves promptly at 10:30 a.m. Returns at 2:30 p.m.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: West-Farms Square and East Tremont Avenue

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2017-06-17 2017-06-17 10:00 am 2:30 pm 40.84054950000000000, -73.87959440000000000 Fri, 26 May 2017 15:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/lucy-wilner-us-and-them-birds-at-the-intersection-of-natural-and-manmade-worlds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/lucy-wilner-us-and-them-birds-at-the-intersection-of-natural-and-manmade-worlds Date: June 17, 2017

Join us for an exhibit at Conference House Park, Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds, on display through July 23.

Wilner’s paintings explore the realms of imagination evoked by today’s new ecological and trans-species consciousness. Far from naturalistic, they present symbolic relationships, especially those between human beings, our histories, tools, and environments, and the natural world.

Gallery hours: Monday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. / Closed holidays / Free admission

Opening reception: Saturday, May 13, 2017 / 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Image: Lucy Wilner, Aperture (detail), 72” x 60” inches, acrylic on canvas 2016

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.50260162353500000, -74.25180053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59075dee7abf6.jpg Wed, 03 May 2017 17:30:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/summer-on-the-hudson-butt-gut Date: June 17, 2017

Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Science in the Park: Baywaters]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/science-in-the-park-baywaters http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/science-in-the-park-baywaters Date: June 17, 2017

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center for fun, free, hands-on science programming in Little Bay Park. We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay.

Boots will be provided.

Please note: There will be no program on Saturday, May 27 (Memorial Day Weekend).

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Little Bay Park

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Q010A Little Bay Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 10:30 am 12:00 pm 40.78960037231445000, -73.78700256347656000 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/summer-on-the-hudson-shape-up-nyc-zumba-in-west-harlem-piers-park Date: June 17, 2017

Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.

Colorful outfits are encouraged!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c07c687d486.JPG Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: June 17, 2017

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.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and some stairs. The tour starts inside the park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570803bf842f4.JPG Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Ocean Breeze Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-ocean-breeze-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-ocean-breeze-park Date: June 17, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with NYC Parks to create a better and cleaner outdoor space at Ocean Breeze Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-7923

Location: Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex

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2017-06-17 2017-06-17 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.58341300000000000, -74.07372440000000000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse Date: June 17, 2017

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: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

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

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5679612da0624.jpg Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Conservancy's Chess Lecture and Simul Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/central-park-conservancys-chess-lecture-and-simul-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/central-park-conservancys-chess-lecture-and-simul-series Date: June 17, 2017

Learn techniques from some of the best names in chess, and then put your new skills to the test in a simul with fellow players at our special chess lecture and simul series.

This program is FREE. Ages 6+, prior experience required. Event begins at 11:00 am sharp. Must be present the entire program to play in simul.

Registration begins at 10:00 AM

  • Saturday, June 17
    Grandmaster Michael Rohde
  • Saturday, July 22
    Grandmaster Irina Krush
  • Saturday, August 26
    Grandmaster Larry Christiansen

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.76890182495117000, -73.97460174560547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58ebd80d6be5a.jpg Wed, 03 May 2017 17:15:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Adventures NYC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/adventures-nyc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/adventures-nyc Date: June 17, 2017

Get ready to bike, climb, race, and glide at Adventures NYC!

On Saturday, June 17, join NYC Parks in Central Park to celebrate the great outdoors and enjoy a day of adventure—for free! Activities will include:

  • Rock Climbing
  • Zip Lining
  • Mountain Biking
  • Surfing Virtual Reality Experience
  • Yoga
  • Obstacle Races
  • Free Bike Valet Parking
  • Outdoor Survival Training

Certain activities will require a waiver, which will be provided at the event for participants to sign. Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present to sign the waiver.

Acessibility
For accessibility information, please contact Chris Noel by email at accessibility@parks.nyc.gov or by phone at (212) 360-1430 by June 14.

Interested in Volunteering at Adventures NYC?
We are currently looking for enthusiastic people to help us make Adventures NYC a memorable event for everyone! If you are interested in joining our volunteer team, please register here. You must be 18 years of age or older to become an Adventures NYC volunteer.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.97109985351562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5910d3c312a5c.jpg Thu, 25 May 2017 18:29:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: June 17, 2017

Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. All ages are welcome. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!

There will be free monthly workshops facilitated by community leaders covering gardening, nutrition, and craft related topics.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a4ab18fbc.JPG Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark Graphic Novel Workshop Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/arts-culture-fun-make-your-mark-graphic-novel-workshop-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/arts-culture-fun-make-your-mark-graphic-novel-workshop-series Date: June 17, 2017

In this workshop series for 4 Saturdays in June, you will learn the foundations of what makes up a graphic novel or comic. Participating artists should already have fleshed out characters and environments along with an understanding of perspective. We will cover composition, image and text relationships as well as lighting. Please bring a sketchbook and ruler. All other supplies will be provided.

Maurice Buckley is an Illustrator, sculptor, storyteller and educator. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts at Alfred University in 2013. Since then he's been teaching art all around New York City, through organizations such as The Art Student's League of New York, and Doing art together. In addition to teaching he works from home as a comic book artist. He currently resides in Brooklyn New York and is working on launching a comic book company with his colleagues and mentors.

Space is limited, so please RSVP to reserve your spot to letitia.guillory@parks.nyc.gov

In partnership with the Art Students League Seeds of the League

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718.965.8942

Location: Bushwick Inlet Park Center (in Bushwick Inlet Park)

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B529 Bushwick Inlet Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.72172493331700000, -73.96043425798400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b088ee87ff.jpg Wed, 17 May 2017 15:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Bronx Fiction Writers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/bronx-fiction-writers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/bronx-fiction-writers Date: June 17, 2017

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting new gathering of crime and noir writers to the fantastic Poe Park Visitor Center adjacent to the Poe Cottage, where the American master wrote the classic short story “The Cask of Amontillado”. This casual writers meeting will meet every third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings and critiques of these eternal, ever reinventing genres of fiction. Free. Hosted by Bronx Writers Center Director Charlie Vázquez who’ll have a story published in the upcoming San Juan Noir, by Akashic Books.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Mon, 08 May 2017 12:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Fitness Festival : Healthy Alternatives]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/family-fitness-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/family-fitness-festival Date: June 17, 2017

Free samples! Free food demos! Free fitness classes! Free sports!

Come get ready for summer. School is out and now is the time to learn how to keep the entire family healthy and happy during the summer. Sign up for the reading program at the public library. Learn how to cook healthy food. Sign the kids up for Parks' free Summer Sports Experience program, where kids can play sports all day throughout the summer for free! Take a Yoga, Spinning, or Boxing Bootcamp class. There are activities for all ages, so bring the whole family!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 12:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572f4dcc9fa1d.jpg Thu, 11 May 2017 10:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Fun Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/family-fun-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/family-fun-day Date: June 17, 2017

Join NYC Parks & Council Member Peter Koo for an afternoon inflatables, popcorn, cotton candy, ices, prizes, and more! The afternoon will include multicultural performances, featuring The New School for Jazz, Taikoza, and local community acts.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Main Street and Elder Avenue (in Kissena Corridor Park)

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Q300 Kissena Corridor Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75093841552734400, -73.82570648193360000 Thu, 25 May 2017 13:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Bones of Baisley]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/bones-of-baisley http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/bones-of-baisley Date: June 17, 2017

Did you know? While dredging the bottom of Baisley Pond in the late 1800s, city workers unearthed the remains of an American Mastodon. Today a sculpture of a mastodon in Sutphin Playground commemorates this discovery.

Join NYC Parks and Council District 28 for an afternoon of games, inflatables, a photo booth, face painting, popcorn, cotton candy, and more!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Roy Wilkins Park Entrance (in Roy Wilkins Recreation Center)

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Q448 Roy Wilkins Recreation Center 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.68375414102200000, -73.76973330974600000 Thu, 25 May 2017 13:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Juneteenth Celebration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/juneteenth-celebration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/juneteenth-celebration Date: June 17, 2017

Join M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden for their 2017 Juneteenth Celebration! Juneteenth marks the freedom of the last enslaved African Americans in the U.S.

For more information, visit the M'Finda Kalunga Community Garden's website (link below).

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: M'finda Kalunga Community Garden (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park)

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M105 Sara D. Roosevelt Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.72100067138700000, -73.99189758300800000 Fri, 26 May 2017 15:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Scavenger Hunt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/scavenger-hunt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/scavenger-hunt Date: June 17, 2017

Use all of your senses and explore the park, searching high and low for clues with the Urban Park Rangers as your guide.

Nature scavenger hunts are a great way to connect to the natural world and get moving outside.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.69219970703125000, -73.97480010986328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5910e00ff0f4a.jpg Mon, 08 May 2017 17:30:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/family-day Date: June 17, 2017

Join us for a fun afternoon of games, crafts, a photo booth, an animal show, inflatables, and more!

Sponsored by Council Member Rory Lancman

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Electric Playground

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Q342 Electric Playground 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.73590087890625000, -73.80539703369140000 Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county Date: June 17, 2017

Come view original artwork celebrating nature and the natural environment of Staten Island. Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County is sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization.

Exhibition hours: Monday – Friday by appointment only, Saturday 1:00 – 4:00 p.m

Organized & curated by Gail Middleton / Creative Photographers Guild

Opening reception: Saturday, May 6, 2017 / 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59088cfc9d17a.jpg Tue, 02 May 2017 15:14:45 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Macri Triangle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-macri-triangle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/its-my-park-at-macri-triangle Date: June 17, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Macri Park to help care for the bocce court at Macri Triangle. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 781-1195

Location: Near the bocce courts (in Macri Triangle)

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B223S Macri Triangle 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.71436099306400000, -73.95199263095900000 Fri, 26 May 2017 16:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/rocking-the-boat-free-community-rowing-sailing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/rocking-the-boat-free-community-rowing-sailing Date: June 17, 2017

Rocking the Boat invites you all to free community rowing experience.

Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways. The free program takes place every Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

For three of those days, community members can also try their hand at sailing.

Free Sailing

The City’s only sailing program aims to make sailing a staple of the South Bronx waterfront. Free sailing takes place on:

  • Sunday, June 11
  • Saturday, August 12
  • Sunday, September 10

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 466-5799

Location: Hunts Point Riverside Park

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X336 Hunts Point Riverside Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 1:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81750106811523400, -73.88240051269531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5909ec80b4a13.jpg Mon, 22 May 2017 12:14:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/union-square-park-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/union-square-park-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour Date: June 17, 2017

The Union Square Partnership hosts a free walking tour entitled “Union Square: Crossroads of New York,” led by the historians at Big Onion Walking Tours. Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.

The tour begins at the Abraham Lincoln statue in Union Square Park near 16th Street. Look for the guide holding a "Union Square: Crossroads of New York" sign at the statue.

Reservations are not required for individuals, but are required for groups of 10 or more. To RSVP for a group, please call (212) 517-1826.

Tours are held every Saturday (except major holidays).

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.73630142211914000, -73.99009704589844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5876ae30340f5.jpg Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:15:02 EST
<![CDATA[Crochet Amigurumi-Cup-O'-Joy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/crochet-amigurumicupojoy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/crochet-amigurumicupojoy Date: June 17, 2017

Crochet an adorable Amigurumi Cup-O'-Joy tea cup and tea bag.

Materials needed: #4 bright color of your choice yarn for the tea cup and a color for your favorite tea (cherry, mint, lemon, etc) and string, size F crochet hook, tapestry needle,stitch marker, and poly-fill. (Adults)

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 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 11:45:03 EDT