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 Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:48:30 GMT <![CDATA[Bryant Park Presents: Shakespeare - Twelfth Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/bryant-park-presents-shakespeare http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/bryant-park-presents-shakespeare Date: July 30, 2017

Join us on the lawn for a full production of Twelfth Night, produced by the Drilling Company.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[The Amazing Michael’s Juggling Show at Fantasy Forest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-amazing-michaels-juggling-show-at-fantasy-forest1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/the-amazing-michaels-juggling-show-at-fantasy-forest1 Date: July 30, 2017

Every Sunday, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

About The Amazing Michael’s Juggling Show
Michael Karas presents a world-class juggling show full of jaw-dropping stunts, exciting audience participation, and hilarious physical comedy. From balls, clubs, and rings to puppets, knives, and spinning plates, Michael will dazzle you with his incredible array of circus talents. Who knows? He may even inspire you to start juggling yourself!

About Fantasy Forest
Fantasy Forest Amusement Park is located next to the Queens Zoo in the Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Fantasy Forest is home to The Flushing Meadows Carousel, The Corona Cobra Coaster, and other fun attractions and games.

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel, ride other attractions, and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 4:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149d820f954.jpg Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/zumba-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/zumba-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 30, 2017

Dodge YMCA fitness instructor Alma Bonilla’s Zumba classes are so much fun you’ll forget that you’re burning calories!

ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and International music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. before each class.
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each afternoon before participating.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 4:30 pm 5:30 am 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Tango in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/tango-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/tango-in-the-park Date: July 30, 2017

Let the tango begin! Take advantage of free professional instruction from 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., accompanied by a live DJ. Then, enjoy a performance by Tangeristas and live music until 9:00 p.m. It will be beautiful. It is a wonderful evening of music, dance, and song in a beautiful environment. Dance around the fountain flower bed into the sunset.

Perfect for families and perfect for date night. Come with your children and dogs.

This event will take place in six sessions on Sundays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.. The dates are: June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30. When selecting tickets, please choose your desired date.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: West Fountain (in Stuyvesant Square)

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.73379898071300000, -73.98439788818400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5951884de10b7.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/hudson-warehouse-presents-henry-v http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/hudson-warehouse-presents-henry-v Date: July 30, 2017

Hudson Warehouse presents the Classics, on Thursdays through Sundays at 6:30 p.m.

Henry V
By Wm. Shakespeare
Directed by Nicholas Martin-Smith

The horrors of war throughout time have changed little and that is made even more apparent in this immediate and visceral production of
Henry V. Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his subsequent military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.

For more information, see hudsonwarehouse.net.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59541567aa297.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:30:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/summer-on-the-hudson-amplified-sundays Date: July 30, 2017

Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!

Amplified Sundays take place each Sunday in July.

Schedule

  • July 2: Mr. Reed - NYC soul artist backed by horns
  • July 9: Lyla Canté - Jewish Cantor meets Flamenco guitarist and sparks fly
  • July 16: Innov Gnawa - venerable and hypnotic gnawa music is the "The Moroccan Blues"
  • July 23: Dahlia Dumont’s Blue Dahlia - international reggae, sewn with French chanson, ska, and tango
  • July 30:La Mecánica Popular - a unique blend of processed Peruvian-style guitar licks and experimental synths

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c05bfbb678a.JPG Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents The Three Musketeers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers Date: July 30, 2017

It's all for one and one for all as D'Artagnan and the Musketeers fight to protect the ones they love from the revolting exploits of Cardinal Richelieu.

A story of double crossings, kidnappings, and carefully-guarded secrets, complete with lavish fights and sweeping romance, The Three Musketeers reminds us that through strength, courage and unity, you can always defend what you believe in.

Directed by Jenny Bennett, Choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher, Fight Director: Manny Brown

Friday evening performances begin at 8:30 p.m., immediately after JazzMobile.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80488245516300000, -73.94440275430700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594427843a333.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:30:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: My Bodyguard]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/movie-under-the-stars-my-bodyguard http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/movie-under-the-stars-my-bodyguard Date: July 30, 2017

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

Clifford Peache transfers from private to public school and becomes the victim of a "protection racket" run by the school thug. Looking for a bodyguard, Peache seeks out the huge Linderman and finds him to be a sensitive outcast. Tony Bill has created a warm, funny film about friendship and growing up.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; 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: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Athens Square

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Q436 Athens Square 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.76770019531250000, -73.92250061035156000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59382ba490a67.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Max Steel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/movies-under-the-stars-max-steel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/movies-under-the-stars-max-steel Date: July 30, 2017

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

Based on the toy line by Mattel, this science fiction film chronicles the adventures of teenage Max McGrath (Ben Winchell) and alien companion Steel (Josh Brener), who combine their powers to form the superhero Max Steel. The film also stars Andy Garcia, Maria Bello and Ana Villafañe.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:45 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 8:45 pm

End time: 10:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Leif Ericson Park

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B052 Leif Ericson Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 8:45 pm 10:15 pm 40.63100051879883000, -74.01219940185547000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5967d29b478da.jpg Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Batman (1989)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/movies-under-the-stars-batman-1989 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/30/movies-under-the-stars-batman-1989 Date: July 30, 2017

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

This 1989 rendition of the classic 1960s television show started a blockbuster franchise on the legendary caped crusader. In this version, the Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy, the clownishly homicidal Joker. Directed by Tim Burton, this fantastic send-up stars Michael Keaton in the title role, Billy Dee Williams (Harvey Dent), Kim Bassinger (Vicki Vail), and Jack Nicholson (Joker).

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:45 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 8:45 pm

End time: 10:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: John Paul Jones Park

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B035 John Paul Jones Park 2017-07-30 2017-07-30 8:45 pm 10:45 pm 40.61109924316406000, -74.03389739990234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5967ce2d4c6de.jpg Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/the-fence Date: July 31, 2017

Photo District News and United Photo Industries' THE FENCE returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park for the sixth straight year. THE FENCE is a large-scale traveling photography exhibition reaching over 4 million visitors annually through open-air exhibitions in seven cities across the United States. Since its inception, THE FENCE has consistenty attracted exceptional work by talented photographers from around the world, providing them with a truly public platform and unexpected career opportunities. This year's installation will explore the themes of Home, Streets, People, Creatures, Nature, Play, and Food. Find THE FENCE at Empire Fulton Ferry and along the Greenway.

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Bootcamp in the Park!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/bootcamp-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/bootcamp-in-the-park Date: July 31, 2017

Join HY/HK Alliance for a free Bootcamp fitness class with Ruel Davis!

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise: Abhaya Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/sunrise-abhaya-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/sunrise-abhaya-yoga Date: July 31, 2017

Escape the bustle of the city with sunrise yoga in the morning light.

Join Sunrise Abhaya Yoga for a yoga class that integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation and meditation to stretch, strengthen and condition.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. before each class.
- Remember to bring a mat if you have one (a limited number of mats are available first come first served - with valid ID).
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each morning before participating.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: July 31, 2017

Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session. The paintings will celebrate the park as a place of natural beauty and respite in our often chaotic urban environment. The students will work in the style of NYC artist and Rush Director of Education Meridith McNeal.

Rush Summer Session is a free art education program provided to underserved youth by the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: July 31, 2017

Plant Patterns features the work of Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao, Adrienne Elise Tarver, Karin Haas, Liesl Pfeffer, and Nick Wildermuth. The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works. Domestic and wild flora have provided artists with inspiration for centuries. The diversity and multitude of plant colors, shapes, and repetitive forms, which evolved to lure pollinators, caution predators, and promote regeneration, are naturally appealing to artists’ sensibilities.

Curated by Jennifer Lantzas, Deputy Director of Public Art, NYC Parks

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Broadway Dance with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/broadway-dance-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/broadway-dance-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 31, 2017

Brooklyn resident James Martinelli’s Cardio Dance and Range of Movement workout offers improved strength and increased flexibility.

Set to swinging show tunes, this class is appropriate for anyone who wants a safe, effective, and fun workout. Sneakers are a must.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. before each class.
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each morning before participating.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Camp for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/garden-camp-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/garden-camp-for-kids Date: July 31, 2017

Register your child today for Garden Camp!

Garden Camp is a week of exciting exploration, instruction, and discovery held in our beautiful Roger Morris Park. Morris-Jumel staff gardener Karen Waltuch leads the group of young plant enthusiasts through activity-based lessons about gardens, bugs, soil, colonial history, and everything in between!

Camp is for any student aged six to 11, and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Sibling groups are welcome.

Space is limited. Please reserve your spot by calling (212) 923-8008 or emailing education@morrisjumel.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5951a872c97b1.png Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/prospect-park-alliance-monday-eastside-revival Date: July 31, 2017

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden. Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Rose Garden

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2017-07-31 2017-07-31 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.66912421916000000, -73.96799683573600000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:45:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 31, 2017

Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Language Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/bryant-park-language-classes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/bryant-park-language-classes Date: July 31, 2017

Bryant Park speaks Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, and French with instruction by inlingua. Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season without needing to play catch up.

Please note: Pre-registration is required, and opens one week before each class date. Please email inlinguainBryantPark@inlingua.com to reserve a spot. 20 student capacity per class. Attendance is limited to one class for each language offered. We are able to accept drop-ins on the day of class if it is not full.

Start time: 11:45 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 11:45 am 12:30 pm 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Thu, 25 May 2017 17:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: The Hustler]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival Date: July 31, 2017

Enjoy classic films under the stars on the big screen. Bring a blanket and sit on the lawn to enjoy great food, friends, and a classic Warner Brothers cartoon before each film.

The lawn opens at 5:00 p.m. for blankets and picnicking. Films begin at sunset (typically between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.). All packages, bags, briefcases, backpacks, etc. are subject to inspection. Food items for sale curated by Hester Street Fair on the Fountain Terrace.

The Hustler
Nominated for 9 Oscars, this dark and gritty tale of pool hall sharks won for Cinematography and Art Direction. Fast Eddie (Paul Newman) is a hungry, small-time upstart with dreams of beating the unbeatable Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason), a living legend and the reigning champion of major league pool. Eddie has a lot to learn, but the lessons come with a price. George C. Scott, as a shady big-time gambler, refused his nomination for Best Supporting Actor, but Gleason gladly accepted his. Newman won an Oscar of his own years later when he played Fast Eddie again in The Color of Money. (1961) 134 MIN. (NR) (FOX)

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 5:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.75350189208984400, -73.98370361328125000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Drum Circle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/drum-circle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/drum-circle Date: July 31, 2017

Bring your own hand drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teacher. Djembes, ashikos, congas, bongos, frame drums, doumbeks, tamborines or any hand drum you might have around.

The teacher will also bring some extra drums for folks that would like to try the class but don’t have a drum.

All ages welcome — kids to adults.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5943036710119.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: July 31, 2017

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 6:45 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lawn area behind the track and field area (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 6:00 pm 6:45 pm 40.84830093383800000, -73.82260131835900000 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Euripides Summer Festival Presents The Madness of Hercules]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/new-york-euripides-summer-festival-presents-the-madness-of-hercules http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/new-york-euripides-summer-festival-presents-the-madness-of-hercules Date: July 31, 2017

Enjoy a fully-staged production of The Madness of Hercules presented by the American Thymele Theatre.

This particularly timely and moving tragedy from ca. 422 BCE depicts Hercules being driven insane by Madness and human beings trapped in a hostile world, sustained only by their love for one another and their sense of courage and nobility that cannot be defeated by authoritative forces.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 781-3631

Location: The East River Park Amphitheater (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)

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M144 John V. Lindsay East River Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.71116478829400000, -73.97778439521800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/596fc9d9f423f.jpg Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[West African Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/west-african-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/west-african-dance Date: July 31, 2017

Join us for this fun dance class. All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance. Get fit while having tons of fun!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594305f136f0d.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Ballet Barre with Dodge YMCA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/ballet-barre-with-dodge-ymca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/ballet-barre-with-dodge-ymca Date: July 31, 2017

Based on ballet techniques and movements, this class will engage muscles in focused exercises for a complete body workout.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. before each class.
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each night before participating.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Books Beneath the Bridge with WORD: Lisa Ko and Rakesh Satyal]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/books-beneath-the-bridge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/books-beneath-the-bridge Date: July 31, 2017

WORD brings together two acclaimed, timely voices in fiction for a special reading and conversation in their home borough.

Lisa Ko will read from her novel The Leavers, which won the 2016 PEN/Bellweather Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction. She will be joined by Rakesh Satyal, the Lambda Award-winning author of Blue Boy, who will read from his most recent novel No One Can Pronounce My Name.

Sponsored by New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with WORD.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70193862915039000, -73.99747467041016000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Historic Harlem Parks & Manhattan Recreation Film Festival: Green White Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/historic-harlem-parks-manhattan-recreation-film-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/historic-harlem-parks-manhattan-recreation-film-festival Date: July 31, 2017

Green White Green, Directed by Abba Makama, Nigeria, 2016, 102 minutes.

Shot on location in Lagos, Green White Green humorously explores social and political views commonly held throughout Nigeria, with each character representing one of the country’s three major ethnic groups. A story about classism and how people from different economic and cultural backgrounds think and behave, Green White Green plays with stereotypes to illustrate just how similar we are despite our diversity and prejudices. Music: Afrobeats Music (DJ TBA).

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

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

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M056 Morningside Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.80187167833600000, -73.96009692549800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59419af397442.jpg Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Flicks on the Beach: La La Land]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/flicks-on-the-beach-la-la-land1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/flicks-on-the-beach-la-la-land1 Date: July 31, 2017

Are you pumped to kick back and relax to this week's screening of La La Land? We sure hope you are!

"Sebastian and Mia are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart."

Schedule
7:00 p.m. - Music
7:45 p.m. - Performances
8:30 p.m. - Film

Brought to you by Alliance for Coney Island

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 946-1350

Location: On the Beach at West 12th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)

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B169 Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.57318946409200000, -73.97837710380600000 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ella Enchanted]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/movies-under-the-stars-presents-ella-enchanted http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/movies-under-the-stars-presents-ella-enchanted Date: July 31, 2017

Ella is under a spell to be constantly honest, a fact she must hide from her new step family in order to protect the prince of the land.

Bring a blanket or low chair.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.69939422607422000, -73.85723114013672000 Mon, 01 May 2017 14:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series: The Breakfast Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/2017-movies-on-the-waterfront-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/2017-movies-on-the-waterfront-series Date: July 31, 2017

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition invites everyone to come out this summer to enjoy the 2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series, Monday evenings at sunset (approximately 8:30 p.m.) at the Astoria Park Great Lawn.

The Breakfast Club (1985) R | 1h 37min | Comedy, Drama | 15 February 1985 (USA)
Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.

Director: John Hughes
Writer: John Hughes
Stars: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

These free movies are open to the public, and no RSVP or tickets are required. Just show up!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 8:30 pm 10:15 pm 40.77815603022100000, -73.92440688610100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59541e15e313d.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ella Enchanted]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/movie-under-the-stars-ella-enchanted http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/31/movie-under-the-stars-ella-enchanted Date: July 31, 2017

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

A girl tries to lift a curse that makes her overly obedient.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; 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: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-31 2017-07-31 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.69939422607422000, -73.85723114013672000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5938244aa9d54.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/the-fence Date: August 1, 2017

Photo District News and United Photo Industries' THE FENCE returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park for the sixth straight year. THE FENCE is a large-scale traveling photography exhibition reaching over 4 million visitors annually through open-air exhibitions in seven cities across the United States. Since its inception, THE FENCE has consistenty attracted exceptional work by talented photographers from around the world, providing them with a truly public platform and unexpected career opportunities. This year's installation will explore the themes of Home, Streets, People, Creatures, Nature, Play, and Food. Find THE FENCE at Empire Fulton Ferry and along the Greenway.

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park Date: August 1, 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 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.86059951782226600, -73.93379974365234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5835db853eaf0.jpg Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:30:11 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: August 1, 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 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.75370025634765600, -73.98359680175781000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/meditation Date: August 1, 2017

Start your Tuesdays off right. Rise above the city streets and begin your day focused, centered, and connected with nature. Join the Integral Yoga Institute, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, and other guests for guided meditations. Open to people of all ages and experience levels.

Meditation is subject to cancellation due to weather. Check @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: On the High Line at 22nd St. (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.74711794880300000, -74.00518564608800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f438fbae5b.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: August 1, 2017

Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session. The paintings will celebrate the park as a place of natural beauty and respite in our often chaotic urban environment. The students will work in the style of NYC artist and Rush Director of Education Meridith McNeal.

Rush Summer Session is a free art education program provided to underserved youth by the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/fitness-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/fitness-walk Date: August 1, 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 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.78953552246094000, -73.78208923339844000 Mon, 15 May 2017 12:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Tiny Tots Stories and Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tiny-tots-stories-and-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tiny-tots-stories-and-art Date: August 1, 2017

Fun is had with cute and funny stories and songs for tiny tots to enjoy. Session ends with fun arts activity inspired by the stories and songs.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: August 1, 2017

Plant Patterns features the work of Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao, Adrienne Elise Tarver, Karin Haas, Liesl Pfeffer, and Nick Wildermuth. The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works. Domestic and wild flora have provided artists with inspiration for centuries. The diversity and multitude of plant colors, shapes, and repetitive forms, which evolved to lure pollinators, caution predators, and promote regeneration, are naturally appealing to artists’ sensibilities.

Curated by Jennifer Lantzas, Deputy Director of Public Art, NYC Parks

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tai-chi Date: August 1, 2017

Don't miss this amazing opportunity to discover a new discipline and find balance and relaxation in our beautiful park! Join our neighbors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society for an introductory practice of the different moves included in the basic Tai Chi set. Tai Chi is learned by doing: the instructor will demonstrate, then perform the moves with the class, and finally watch the students as they repeat them. Movements are believed to help calm the emotions, focus the mind, and strengthen the immune system.

People of all ages and conditions can learn.

In the event of rain, Tai Chi will be moved into the 14th Street passage, on the High Line at 14th Street.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 206-9922

Location: On the High Line at 13th Street (in The High Line)

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M360 The High Line 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.74072892169700000, -74.00806097415200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591f4dbd68d6f.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Storytime at The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/storytime-at-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/storytime-at-the-battery Date: August 1, 2017

Drawing inspiration from books like The Carrot Seed and The Grouchy Ladybug, Storytime at The Battery will give children their first introduction to urban farming with activities like planting seeds, touching the soil, crafting, or tasting new and delicious herbs and vegetables.

Stories are geared toward children ages five to eight years old, but accessible for children ages three and older, so bring the whole family!

Free and open to the public.

Story Schedule

July 11 - The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss and The Empty Pot by Demi
July 13 - Wangari's Trees of Peace by Jeanette Winter
July 18 - The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin and The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
July 20 - Miss Maple's Seeds by Eliza Wheeler
July 25 - A First Book of Nature by Nicola Davies
July 27 - The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins
August 1 - Tidy by Emily Gravett
August 3 - Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell
August 8 - Rainbow Crow by Nancy Van Laan
August 10 - The Honeybee Man by Lela Nargi
August 15 - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson
August 17 - Just A Dream by Chris Van Allsburg

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.70328903198242000, -74.01482391357422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595d52f043c03.JPG Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tour-of-gracie-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tour-of-gracie-mansion Date: August 1, 2017

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

To RSVP for tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 10:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:23 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-yoga Date: August 1, 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 upper terrace.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75339889526367000, -73.98269653320312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/591b41390267c.jpg Tue, 16 May 2017 14:14:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Up-Cycle-to-Art/Vintage and Steam Punk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/upcycletoartvintage-and-steam-punk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/upcycletoartvintage-and-steam-punk Date: August 1, 2017

Adults decorate and up-cycle your clean, empty cans and bottles with beautiful napkins, wrapping paper, and vintage images from home.

Participants should bring their own vintage party napkins, wrapping paper or magazine cut outs to apply to surfaces of the items they are up-cycling to art. Outside and inside of cans and bottles should be clean and free of labels and gummy residue.

Schedule

  • July: Decorative Cans/Vintage (bring your own clean cans from home)
  • August: Up-cycle Wine Bottles/Vintage (bring your own clean bottles from home)
  • September: Up-cycle Cardboard Books Steam Punk/Vintage. We will provide cardboard

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Theatre Fun in the Sun! Diversion Debajo del Sol! - Drop-in Classes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/theatre-fun-in-the-sun-diversion-debajo-del-sol http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/theatre-fun-in-the-sun-diversion-debajo-del-sol Date: August 1, 2017

People's Theatre Project presents Theatre Fun in the Sun!

We love our parks and playgrounds - just like you! This summer, People’s Theatre Project is offering free theatre activities in Payson Playground for kids ages four to 10 and their adult family members. You and your child (or grandchild!) will play fun games and work together with a professional PTP teaching artist to make theatre inspired by our parks. Join us for one or more drop-in classes, and sign up for the mini camp!

Drop-In Classes
Theatre games and activities for the whole family!
Dates: Tuesdays from July 18 through August 8: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

3-Day Mini Camp (Registration Required)*
This mini camp will culminate with a short theatre piece created by the participants that will be presented for the community!
Dates: August 14 - 16: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

*Register for FREE at Payson playground during our drop-in classes or at PTP.nyc.

In case of rain, activities will be held indoors at the Payson Park House.

This program is presented in collaboration with the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks and is made possible by the generous support of the Hispanic Federation and the Miranda Family Fund.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (646) 398-9062

Location: Payson Playground (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.86694466333700000, -73.92874717712400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5963f9d52aae7.jpg Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bi-weekly Gardening Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/biweekly-gardening-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/biweekly-gardening-club Date: August 1, 2017

Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone. Gardening is shown to be very beneficial for both body and mind, as wel as our planet.

All ages and experience are welcome.

All gloves, tools, and other necessary materials will be provided.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Stuyvesant Square

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M086 Stuyvesant Square 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.73379898071289000, -73.98439788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5946c9f0d68f7.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Camp for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/garden-camp-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/garden-camp-for-kids Date: August 1, 2017

Register your child today for Garden Camp!

Garden Camp is a week of exciting exploration, instruction, and discovery held in our beautiful Roger Morris Park. Morris-Jumel staff gardener Karen Waltuch leads the group of young plant enthusiasts through activity-based lessons about gardens, bugs, soil, colonial history, and everything in between!

Camp is for any student aged six to 11, and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Sibling groups are welcome.

Space is limited. Please reserve your spot by calling (212) 923-8008 or emailing education@morrisjumel.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5951a872c97b1.png Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 1, 2017

Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park! Small groups and neighbors are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c1bfe137b2e.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/popup-pool-free-swim Date: August 1, 2017

Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park StoryTime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-storytime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-storytime Date: August 1, 2017

Bring the kids to Bryant Park for tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts to boot!

In case of rain, Word for Word Storytime will be canceled.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (917) 438-5137

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f4e90fd80a7.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:30:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: August 1, 2017

The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more! Every hour another sport is introduced.

This event is free for participants. Please check in at the recreation center to get a free membership card which will allow you to come into the building when the staff are on break between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. This is a drop-in program, which means that your kids can come and go as they please throughout the day.

Groups are welcome! Please email sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov to arrange a date for your group.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 10:30 am 5:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tour-of-gracie-mansion1 Date: August 1, 2017

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

To RSVP for a tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:50 am

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 11:00 am 11:50 am 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:24 EST
<![CDATA[Puppets in the Park Presents: 'Cinderella Samba']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/puppets-in-the-park-presents-cinderella-samba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/puppets-in-the-park-presents-cinderella-samba Date: August 1, 2017

Enjoy this modern version of the classic tale set in the lush landscape of Brazil. This timeless story finds Cinderella and her prince in a samba contest at the Carnival Ball.

Bring a low chair or blanket for this fun free show!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6560

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Zoo Picnic Area

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2017-08-01 2017-08-01 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74238497758800000, -73.84913265705100000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Flushing Meadows Corona Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-flushing-meadows-corona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-flushing-meadows-corona-park Date: August 1, 2017

Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery woman who stole his heart, in hopes of marrying her.


The lively production features an original commissioned musical soundtrack that brings samba center-stage; handcrafted Carnival festival floats on parade; and one-of-a-kind marionettes donning their most vibrant Carnival costumes, created by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater in Central Park.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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2017-08-01 2017-08-01 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74484387031200000, -73.84429931640600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5940101dc356f.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: August 1, 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 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5708015809ab2.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Classics BookClub]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-classics-bookclub http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-classics-bookclub Date: August 1, 2017

Join fellow enthusiasts and expert literary facilitators to discuss books under the canopy of the park’s London Plane trees. Stop by the Reading Room and get your free book for the discussion, available while supplies last.

**No Program on July 4**

  • June 6: The Trial by Franz Kafka. Hosted by Bruce Bauman, Broken Sleep
  • June 20: House of Mirth by Edith Wharton, Hosted by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos, Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism
  • July 11: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Hosted by Irina Reyn, The Imperial Wife
  • July 25: The Book of Margery Kempe by Margery Kempe, Hosted by Johanna Luthman, Love, Madness, and Scandal: The Life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck
  • August 8: Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell, Hosted by Radha Vatsal, Murder Between The Lines
  • August 22: The Awakening by Kate Chopin, Hosted by Meg Lemke, Mutha Magazine

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 12:30 pm 1:45 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59249e3b108cf.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 12:30:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Knitting Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-knitting-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/bryant-park-knitting-class Date: August 1, 2017

Join free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided.

To register, please call Knitty City at (212) 787-5896 , or take a chance and drop by.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Terrace Gravel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.75369163600300000, -73.98303353786500000 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tour-of-gracie-mansion2 Date: August 1, 2017

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

To RSVP for a tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 2:00 pm 2:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:25 EST
<![CDATA[Painting Nature with the Art Student's League]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/painting-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/painting-nature Date: August 1, 2017

Bring your child for a fun afternoon of painting the scenery around them, with the help of Art Student's League's Pedro Rodriguez. It's a cool activity for a hot day.

Supplies will be provided!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.90010070800800000, -73.87220001220700000 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Le Petit Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/kids-le-petit-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/kids-le-petit-art Date: August 1, 2017

Kids create their own miniature art to take home. The piece is small enough to carry in your pocket or in your hand. For ages 6 to 12 years old. Parents or adults welcome with their younger child.

Schedule

  • July: Thumb Things - Little ones make watercolor work of art with their very own thumb print
  • August: Mini Greeting Cards-Make a mini greeting card to keep or give as a gift
  • September: Mini Books - Make a mini journal, or coloring book of your own

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:30:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Tour of Gracie Mansion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tour-of-gracie-mansion3 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/tour-of-gracie-mansion3 Date: August 1, 2017

In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City—a place where history is made, not merely recorded.

As a historic house museum run by NYC Parks, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together.

In celebration of our 75th Anniversary of Gracie being a mayoral residence, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled New York 1942. This is the second in a series of installations envisioning New York through the framework of Gracie Mansion as it has been inhabited over time. It includes artwork, documents and objects from the period that the La Guardias lived in Gracie, shown together to tell a more complete story of the overall historic context as perceived from diverse perspectives.

To RSVP for a tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour.

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 3:50 pm

Contact phone: (212) 676-3060

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 3:00 pm 3:50 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/573238818609b.jpg Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:30:24 EST
<![CDATA[Ed Center Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/ed-center-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/ed-center-open-hours Date: August 1, 2017

Explore the park like never before with signature exhibits, interactive displays, and arts and crafts. This summer's themes will include pollination and the estuary.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.70410156250000000, -73.99019622802734000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15:04 EDT
<![CDATA[34th Precinct National Night Out Against Crime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/34th-precinct-national-night-out-against-crime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/34th-precinct-national-night-out-against-crime Date: August 1, 2017

Join the 34th Precinct for the Annual National Night Out Against Crime.

There will be prizes, Crime Prevention information, food, music, free raffles, arts and crafts, and games! This event emphasizes greatly on community partnerships and participation.

The goal is to promote police-community unity, heighten crime prevention awareness, get to know your neighbors, and send a message about neighborhood unity and safety.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 927-0576

Location: Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.86520004272461000, -73.92880249023438000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d2bfbb1346.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:45:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic with BALSA]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/basketball-clinic Date: August 1, 2017

Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2. Each program will include yoga to enhance flexibility, or flag football for agility training. Recommended for ages 8 to 17 years old.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.70009994506800000, -73.99729919433600000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Signage for Inside the Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/signage-for-inside-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/signage-for-inside-the-garden Date: August 1, 2017

Come paint educational, informational, and decorative signs to hang inside your garden. Bring your creative ideas. This is the perfect intergenerational workshop for the whole family.

Este taller se ofrecerá con traducción al Español.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212)602-5300

Location: Evergreen Community Garden (in Kissena Corridor Park)

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Q300 Kissena Corridor Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.74869918823242000, -73.82140350341797000 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: East Side Evening Stroll]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/central-park-tour-east-side-evening-stroll http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/central-park-tour-east-side-evening-stroll Date: August 1, 2017

Join us after work for an evening stroll along part of Central Park's East Side. Central Park Conservancy guides lead you on a casual walk from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace.

Learn about the Zoo, the Arsenal, Balto, The Mall, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, and the Lake on this tour designed for New York summer evenings.

There are some stairs and a few inclines. 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: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579a44b9537e5.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[New York Euripides Summer Festival Presents The Madness of Hercules]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/new-york-euripides-summer-festival-presents-the-madness-of-hercules http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/new-york-euripides-summer-festival-presents-the-madness-of-hercules Date: August 1, 2017

Enjoy a fully-staged production of The Madness of Hercules presented by the American Thymele Theatre.

This particularly timely and moving tragedy from ca. 422 BCE depicts Hercules being driven insane by Madness and human beings trapped in a hostile world, sustained only by their love for one another and their sense of courage and nobility that cannot be defeated by authoritative forces.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 781-3631

Location: The East River Park Amphitheater (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)

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M144 John V. Lindsay East River Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.71116478829400000, -73.97778439521800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/596fc9d9f423f.jpg Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with Strictly Tango]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-with-strictly-tango http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/arts-culture-fun-dance-away-the-night-with-strictly-tango Date: August 1, 2017

Spend Tuesday evenings in July and August experiencing the Taste of Tango! Make friends or dance with a new partner while enjoying tango music, stories, classes and open dance. Strictly Tango NYC Dance School, brings you the “authentic Buenos Aires Tango feeling.” Everyone will learn,to dance and have fun. Don’t miss it!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.73130035400390600, -73.99819946289062000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/590893e1a67d8.JPG Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:14:56 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-riverside-hiit Date: August 1, 2017

Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout. Bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:15 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 6:30 pm 7:15 pm 40.80417773640200000, -73.97017335891700000 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/yoga-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/yoga-in-the-park Date: August 1, 2017

Spend time breathing, stretching, and taking full advantage of the day at a Randall's Island yoga class. Bring your yoga mat and come tone your muscles while finding your inner peace. Ages 15 and older are welcome to attend.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Near the Sunken Meadow Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.79418631968900000, -73.91398096084600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b59ca84d70b.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: August 1, 2017

Join Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a multi-level class that tones and balances your muscles, aligns your body, and strengthens your core!

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 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.77700042724609400, -73.99069976806640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c0689588178.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:45:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/evening-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/evening-yoga Date: August 1, 2017

This yoga class is appropriate for all ages and abilities. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring your own mat and water. No class in case of rain. Please follow Bread and Yoga Facebook Page for the most up-to-date cancellations.

*No class on Tuesday, July 4.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594424cb151b3.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba Fitness with Maxie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie Date: August 1, 2017

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise with Latin-inspired dance steps.

Sponsored by Queens Public Library and Connect Care

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.59479904174805000, -73.75090026855469000 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Pilates with the Fitness Guru]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/pilates-with-the-fitness-guru Date: August 1, 2017

These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.

A few notes:
- Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. before each class.
- Remember to bring a mat if you have one (a limited number of mats are available first come first served - with valid ID).
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- All participants must sign a waiver each night before participating.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.70389938354492000, -73.99240112304688000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/nyrr-open-run-brooklyn-bridge-park Date: August 1, 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: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.69260025024414000, -74.00189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa2edbf28e.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/01/nyrr-open-run-silver-lake-park Date: August 1, 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: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)

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R022 Silver Lake Park 2017-08-01 2017-08-01 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.62750538007900000, -74.09353446960400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa30d88260.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:30:07 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/the-fence Date: August 2, 2017

Photo District News and United Photo Industries' THE FENCE returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park for the sixth straight year. THE FENCE is a large-scale traveling photography exhibition reaching over 4 million visitors annually through open-air exhibitions in seven cities across the United States. Since its inception, THE FENCE has consistenty attracted exceptional work by talented photographers from around the world, providing them with a truly public platform and unexpected career opportunities. This year's installation will explore the themes of Home, Streets, People, Creatures, Nature, Play, and Food. Find THE FENCE at Empire Fulton Ferry and along the Greenway.

Photo by Etienne Frossard

Start time: 6:00 am

End time: 1:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 6:00 am 1:00 am 40.70291519165039000, -73.99490356445312000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59638323cabdc.jpg Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Boot Camp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/bryant-park-boot-camp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/bryant-park-boot-camp Date: August 2, 2017

Join The Rise NYC, a community-driven pop-up fitness group, for a Boot Camp on the Fountain Terrace, on the Sixth Avenue side of the park. Rotations through exercises like crunches, planks, push-ups, burpees, and mountain climbers ensure a mixture of cardio and strength training that will keep you coming back--and seeing results.

No equipment necessary; smiles and high-fives encouraged. Rain or shine.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 6:30 am 7:00 am 40.75410079956055000, -73.98449707031250000 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:59:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/sunrise-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/sunrise-tai-chi Date: August 2, 2017

Start your day out right; come enjoy Sunrise Tai Chi classes with certified Tai Chi Instructor Robert Martinez on the beautiful David Rockefeller Linden Terrace.

These classes are suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water.

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

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.86169815063476600, -73.93350219726562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a079bbdd43.jpg Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Exercise with Nancy Bruning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/outdoor-exercise-with-nancy-bruning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/outdoor-exercise-with-nancy-bruning Date: August 2, 2017

Join us for free fitness walks in Mornngside Park led by exercise consultant Nancy Bruning. The sessions will include a variety of exercises that use park features such as stairs, benches, and retaining walls to work every muscle group.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:00 am

Contact phone: (646) 318-8544

Location: 123rd Street Park House (in Morningside Park)

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M056 Morningside Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 7:00 am 8:00 am 40.80199813842800000, -73.95999908447300000 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/rush-summer-session-99-plymouth Date: August 2, 2017

Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session. The paintings will celebrate the park as a place of natural beauty and respite in our often chaotic urban environment. The students will work in the style of NYC artist and Rush Director of Education Meridith McNeal.

Rush Summer Session is a free art education program provided to underserved youth by the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 8:00 am 11:00 pm 40.70405696345800000, -73.98930621147200000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:14:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Garibaldi Plaza]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/free-yoga-at-garibaldi-plaza http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/free-yoga-at-garibaldi-plaza Date: August 2, 2017

Get your yoga on in Washington Square Park this summer with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Breathe, move, and stretch with us Wednesday mornings at Garibaldi Plaza. Please bring your own yoga mat.

Free, courtesy of NYC Parks.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593971deb3c70.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Farm and Compost Volunteer Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/farm-and-compost-volunteer-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/farm-and-compost-volunteer-days Date: August 2, 2017

Join the NYC Compost Project and lend a hand at our sustainable farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, but may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-08-02 2017-08-02 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929753eed195.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/arsenal-gallery-exhibit-plant-patterns Date: August 2, 2017

Plant Patterns features the work of Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao, Adrienne Elise Tarver, Karin Haas, Liesl Pfeffer, and Nick Wildermuth. The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works. Domestic and wild flora have provided artists with inspiration for centuries. The diversity and multitude of plant colors, shapes, and repetitive forms, which evolved to lure pollinators, caution predators, and promote regeneration, are naturally appealing to artists’ sensibilities.

Curated by Jennifer Lantzas, Deputy Director of Public Art, NYC Parks

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.76720046997100000, -73.97129821777300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405bf6dc699.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/free-kids-yoga-at-washington-square-park Date: August 2, 2017

Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Foster creativity, cooperation, and confidence in a safe environment where all kids are perfect just the way they are!

Please bring your own yoga mat.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 10:00 am 10:45 am 40.73079546508700000, -73.99673581123400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593973976b9db.png Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Garden Camp for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/garden-camp-for-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/garden-camp-for-kids Date: August 2, 2017

Register your child today for Garden Camp!

Garden Camp is a week of exciting exploration, instruction, and discovery held in our beautiful Roger Morris Park. Morris-Jumel staff gardener Karen Waltuch leads the group of young plant enthusiasts through activity-based lessons about gardens, bugs, soil, colonial history, and everything in between!

Camp is for any student aged six to 11, and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Sibling groups are welcome.

Space is limited. Please reserve your spot by calling (212) 923-8008 or emailing education@morrisjumel.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.83449935913086000, -73.93849945068360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5951a872c97b1.png Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days Date: August 2, 2017

Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park! Small groups and neighbors are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c1bfe137b2e.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/popup-pool-free-swim Date: August 2, 2017

Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Fun Stuff At The Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/fun-stuff-at-the-playground1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/fun-stuff-at-the-playground1 Date: August 2, 2017

Enjoy a free series of children's performances, featuring acrobatics, music, and more!

July 12
"The Andrew Show", comedy and uggling

July 19
"Larger Than Life", The Ultimate Boy Band Tribute Show

July 26
CityParks Puppet Mobile presents Cinderella Samba

August 2
"Li’s Traditional Chinese Acrobatics", tumbling and acrobatics

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1891

Location: Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.84849929809570000, -73.82559967041016000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/summer-sports-experience-at-williamsbridge-oval Date: August 2, 2017

The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more! Every hour another sport is introduced.

This event is free for participants. Please check in at the recreation center to get a free membership card which will allow you to come into the building when the staff are on break between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. This is a drop-in program, which means that your kids can come and go as they please throughout the day.

Groups are welcome! Please email sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov to arrange a date for your group.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 10:30 am 5:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Public Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/bryant-park-public-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/bryant-park-public-tours Date: August 2, 2017

Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.

Our guides are loaded with expertise on the park's rich history, award-winning design, distinct amenities, and ongoing maintenance efforts.

Registration is required. Click here to register with Eventbrite.

Please arrive at the Fountain by 10:55 a.m. to check-in with the guide. The tour will depart promptly at 11 a.m.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.75398877622800000, -73.98412519693400000 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Reading Storytime on Wednesdays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/summer-reading-storytime-on-wednesdays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/summer-reading-storytime-on-wednesdays Date: August 2, 2017

Join librarians from Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.69720421843000000, -73.99818968772900000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:04 EDT
<![CDATA[CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Maria Hernandez Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-maria-hernandez-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/cityparks-puppetmobile-presents-cinderella-samba-at-maria-hernandez-park Date: August 2, 2017

Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery woman who stole his heart, in hopes of marrying her.


The lively production features an original commissioned musical soundtrack that brings samba center-stage; handcrafted Carnival festival floats on parade; and one-of-a-kind marionettes donning their most vibrant Carnival costumes, created by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater in Central Park.


Two performances will take place, the first at 11:0am and the following at 1pm.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Maria Hernandez Park

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B016 Maria Hernandez Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.70360183715820000, -73.92340087890625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59401173ed442.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Special Express Arts 1]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/special-express-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/special-express-arts Date: August 2, 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 scheduled 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: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 05 May 2017 11:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Adults Le Petit Zen Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/adults-le-petit-zen-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/adults-le-petit-zen-art Date: August 2, 2017

Adults will create miniature works of art (4"x6" to 2.5"x3.5") to display at home or give as a gift for a loved one; from delicate miniature paper cuttings to vintage art and painted rocks. The work requires intense concentration, following precise directions and use of fine tools for cutting and shaping.

Schedule

  • July: Delicate Paper Cutting lace-like art through precise, delicate paper cutting.
  • August: Painted Animal /Character Rocks - Please bring your own clean stones and mini rocks for this project. We do not supply the stones of rocks.
  • September: ACEO - Create a miniature work of art to exchange with another participant, keep for yourself or to give as a gift.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 11:30 am 1:00 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Stewards - Volunteers Needed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/forest-stewarts-volunteers-needed-greenbelt-nature-center http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/forest-stewarts-volunteers-needed-greenbelt-nature-center Date: August 2, 2017

Volunteer to lend a hand and care for the land during the growing season. Activities may include cutting back vegetation, watering plants, spreading wood chips, and more. Community service credit is available.

Bring water and a snack; recommended for adults and teens comfortable with strenuous outdoor activities.

Ages 13+.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/recycle-to-art Date: August 2, 2017

You'll learn how to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself.

Monthly Recycle to Art Projects

  • July: Stick Puzzles - Make an original puzzle using popsicle sticks
  • August: DIY Balloon Bowl - Make your very own bowl using a balloon
  • September: Cardboard Collage - Make a cardboard collage work of art to hang or display

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:15:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Farm Open Hours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/farm-open-hours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/farm-open-hours Date: August 2, 2017

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

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-08-02 2017-08-02 3:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592976bb8a458.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:00:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/family-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/02/family-yoga Date: August 2, 2017

Come together in a lighthearted environment for family yoga fun! Age and developmentally appropriate yoga poses, animated breathing exercises, and soothing relaxation techniques awaken the inner-child of all age participants. Laughter and love fill each class and is sure to inspire the entire family.

Parents and kids of all ages welcome.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-08-02 2017-08-02 5:30 pm 6:15 pm 40.87289810180664000, -73.91899871826172000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5942fc9909731.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:15:00 EDT