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 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:29:07 GMT <![CDATA[Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/florafaunafeathers-of-richmond-county Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

Organized & curated by Gail Middleton / Creative Photographers Guild

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

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

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.50500106811500000, -74.25370025634800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59088cfc9d17a.jpg Tue, 02 May 2017 15:14:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/rocking-the-boat-free-community-rowing-sailing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/rocking-the-boat-free-community-rowing-sailing Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

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

Free Sailing

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

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 466-5799

Location: Hunts Point Riverside Park

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X336 Hunts Point Riverside Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 1:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.81750106811523400, -73.88240051269531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5909ec80b4a13.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:15:34 EDT
<![CDATA[Wildflower Seed Balls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/wildflower-seed-balls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/wildflower-seed-balls Date: July 8, 2017

Use our locally-produced compost to create native wildflower seed balls. Take home your seed ball to introduce native wildflowers to your neighborhood! Queens Botanical Garden Farm & Compost staff will be on site to discuss the importance of native species and the role of compost in encouraging healthy plant growth.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5927550ce4936.jpg Thu, 25 May 2017 18:14:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-exploration-hike-moderate http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-exploration-hike-moderate Date: July 8, 2017

Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress. Regardless of the intensity level, it is a great way to burn calories and stay fit.

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks. On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.

Moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced hikes on rugged terrain. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots and packing water and a light snack.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Buddy Monument (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.70133568698000000, -73.84157711267500000 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Rat Academy for Community Gardeners]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/free-rat-academy-for-community-gardeners http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/free-rat-academy-for-community-gardeners Date: July 8, 2017

Do you see rats around your garden? Do you want to learn about safe and effective methods for rat prevention?

Landscaping gravel for burrow harassment will be distributed to participants attending the full event. Interpretation available on request

In partnership with NYC Parks GreenThumb and NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: La Isla Garden

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.83190155029300000, -73.92929840087900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595e727e40025.png Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/summer-on-the-hudson-play-dates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/summer-on-the-hudson-play-dates Date: July 8, 2017

Enjoy monthly outdoor parties featuring children’s entertainers, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!

Play Dates take place on the second Saturday of each month from May through August.

Schedule

May 13 - Dave Jay / making kids laugh
June 10 - Magic at Coney!!! / magical variety show
July 8 - Charlini / a magic pirate journey for children of all ages
August 12 - WonderSpark Puppets / The Lion & The Mouse though whimsical puppetry

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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

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M376 West Harlem Piers 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.81883621215820000, -73.96091461181640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c1beeac315f.JPG Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:14:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/union-square-park-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/union-square-park-crossroads-of-new-york-walking-tour Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

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

Tours are held every Saturday (except major holidays).

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.73630142211914000, -73.99009704589844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5876ae30340f5.jpg Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:15:02 EST
<![CDATA[Volunteer Orientation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/volunteer-orientation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/volunteer-orientation Date: July 8, 2017

Want to get more involved at Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!

Directions to find the group will be sent by email to registered volunteers only on the day before Orientation.

Fill out a Volunteer Application and then log-in to your Volunteer Profile to sign-up for orientation on the calendar.

For more information, please email Karla Osorio-Perez at kosorio-perez@brooklynbridgepark.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.69403178914900000, -73.99932694435100000 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:15:23 EST
<![CDATA[Tending to a Growing Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/tending-to-a-growing-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/tending-to-a-growing-garden Date: July 8, 2017

Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches at Lefferts Historic House by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants.

Bring a hat and a bottle of water, and we will provide the tools and gloves!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59494657ecd13.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: July 8, 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: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77249908447265600, -73.96700286865234000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5708015809ab2.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Gallery Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/gallery-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/gallery-tour Date: July 8, 2017

Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow will lead a tour of current exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery. The group show, Outcasts: Women in the Wilderness, explores how women have been treated and portrayed as outcasts in history, myth and biblical legend. In the Sunroom Project Space, Sonya Blesofsky’s sculptural installation is inspired by the history of Glyndor House, while Sindy Butz’sincludes enlarged photographs and videos of her performing with Wave Hill fireplaces.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89886474609375000, -73.91186523437500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59383ab58d3d3.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: July 8, 2017

Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself

Monthly Paper Arts and Crafts Projects

  • July: Paper Beads Bracelet
  • August: Paper Picture Frame
  • September: Cardboard Collage Art

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/crochet-basics-accessories-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/crochet-basics-accessories-adults Date: July 8, 2017

Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch. Make accessories for beginners level.

Materials needed-Mercerized cotton thread #10 in three colors, steel crochet hook #6, 1/2" buttons (3)

Monthly Crochet Projects

  • August: Delicate Crochet Bracelet - White or ecru mercerized cotton thread #10 #6 steel crochet hook. Learn double crochet and treble
  • September: Two Color Scarf - Two colors #4 acrylic yarn #H crochet hook

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 03 Aug 2017 18:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[The Human Odyssey Series]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/the-human-odyssey-series http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/the-human-odyssey-series Date: July 8, 2017

The Human Odyssey, curated by Malcolm Betts is a monthly performance showcase series, exploring the human connection between the performer and audience. Performances challenge ideas of self-identity within movement practices or any other forms of disciplianry practices.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/activity-table Date: July 8, 2017

Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new. Activities are appropriate for all ages!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929741d3ec6e.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Mint Family Reunion Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/mint-family-reunion-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/mint-family-reunion-walk Date: July 8, 2017

Spearmint, basil, coleus, and lemon balm are just a few members of the mammoth mint family (Lamiaceae). Meet and greet some of these handsome and hard-working herbs and ornamental “mints” on a midsummer stroll through the gardens with Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day. You’ll be surprised to find who’s related!

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5931ca0134dad.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The Sammie & Tudie Show at Forest Park Carousel]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/the-sammie-tudie-show-at-forest-park-carousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/the-sammie-tudie-show-at-forest-park-carousel Date: July 8, 2017

Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00pm and 4:00pm.

About Forest Park Carousel

Forest Park Carousel is located in Forest Park, Woodhaven, Queens. This gem was hand-carved in 1903 by Master Daniel Muller,and is (since 2013) a NYC Landmark.

About The Sammie & Tudie Show

Come see why Sammie and Tudie are New York's favorite Comedy Duo! With their signature brand of silliness, Sammie and Tudie will take both kids and parents on a wild ride of fun, magic, and zany props.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.70037253595900000, -73.85648775100700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/592497285127d.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:15:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-center-adventures9 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-center-adventures9 Date: July 8, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-center-adventures13 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-center-adventures13 Date: July 8, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-center-adventures14 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-center-adventures14 Date: July 8, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.60411903908000000, -73.93051835582000000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-center-adventures15 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-center-adventures15 Date: July 8, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.79520034790039000, -73.77839660644531000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-center-adventures16 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-center-adventures16 Date: July 8, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0210

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-center-adventures11 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/nature-center-adventures11 Date: July 8, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/bargemusic-family-concerts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/bargemusic-family-concerts Date: July 8, 2017

Bargemusic is New York City's floating concert hall, moored in Brooklyn just under the Brooklyn Bridge. On Saturdays at 4:00 p.m., visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.

The doors open 15 minutes prior to concert, and there is no reserved seating. The music program will be announced at the performance.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.70169830322265600, -73.99690246582031000 Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:44:50 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Rangers Choice: Family Camping and Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/rangers-choice-family-camping-and-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/rangers-choice-family-camping-and-fishing Date: July 8, 2017

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Join the Rangers for an overnight adventure that includes some evening fishing and a night in the park. Participants are chosen by lottery. To register for this event, please log unto www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 28.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: 718-421-2021

Location: Prospect Park

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 5:00 pm 7:00 am 40.66170120239258000, -73.97080230712890000 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Movie Night: Annie (2014)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/kids-movie-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/kids-movie-night Date: July 8, 2017

Annie (2014)
A New York City tycoon adopts a vivacious orphan as a PR stunt in his bid to become mayor, but the little girl becomes his saving grace by teaching him what's truly important in life.

There will be some popcorn provided. Bring a blanket and enjoy the movie.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (347) 683-5991

Location: First Quincy Street Community Garden

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.68790054321300000, -73.94429779052700000 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Hudson Warehouse Presents: The Three Musketeers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/hudson-warehouse-presents-the-three-musketeers1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/hudson-warehouse-presents-the-three-musketeers1 Date: July 8, 2017

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

The D'Artagnan Romances, Part 1: The Three Musketeers
By Suzanne Lee
Adapted from Alexandre Dumas
Directed by Nicholas Martin-Smith

The adventure begins! D’Artagnan arrives in Paris to pursue his dream of becoming a musketeer, but is denied by the renowned Captain Treville. Only when his anonymity and skill are called on to rescue the reputation of the Queen of France from the conspiracies of Cardinal Richelieu and his deadly agents, Rochefort and Milady, does he really shine and redeem the reputation of The Three Musketeers!

For more information, visit 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 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5952a7f5230ca.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:30:15 EDT
<![CDATA[RCTA Sunset Concert: Reggae/Soul]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/rcta-sunset-concert-reggaesoul http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/rcta-sunset-concert-reggaesoul Date: July 8, 2017

The Riverside Clay Tennis Association is once again hosting its series of sunset concerts on the tennis lawn overlooking the Hudson River at 97th Street.

This week’s performer: Leon & The Peoples have developed their signature Reggae/Soul sound while performing nationwide and building a loyal fan base for the last 10 years. Led by multi-talented actor, singer-songwriter, Leon passionately leads the band with his smooth, sultry vocals and heart felt lyrics, while The Peoples features top-notch musical talent from across the globe. The unique creation results in high energy live performances and a commitment to bringing their Reggae-Soul music to a world wide audience.

The series celebrates our fabulous park and represents the rich cultural diversity of the Upper West Side. Each concert begins at 7:00 p.m. and continues through shades of orange, red, and purple, ending around 9:00 p.m. Bring your picnic basket and blanket and join us. Stick around afterward and watch the fireflies rise up out of the lawn and the stars speckle the sky. In the event of inclement weather, call (212) 978-0277, to find out if the concert has been postponed.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 978-0277

Location: 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park)

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M071 Riverside Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.79629898071289000, -73.97750091552734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5939635bcb6bd.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Fort Tryon Kids: Firefly Pajama Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/fort-tryon-kids-firefly-pajama-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/fort-tryon-kids-firefly-pajama-party Date: July 8, 2017

Join Eva Neves, artist and educator, for a fun night of crafts, games, stories, and firefly catching! Kids will learn about fireflies and create their own firefly to bring home. Feel free to get ready for bed before you come out and chase fireflies in your pajamas!

Bring a clear jar or container to hold any fireflies you catch. Don’t forget to let them out before you go to sleep! They have important work to do finding a mate and lighting the summer evenings.

Designed for children ages 4-10. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Please note: Space is limited and RSVP is required. To register, please email RSVP@FortTryonParkTrust.org

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.85900115966797000, -73.93489837646484000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5942d66b5fd47.jpg Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents The Three Musketeers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/classical-theatre-of-harlem-presents-the-three-musketeers Date: July 8, 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 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 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: Star Trek]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/movies-under-the-stars-star-trek http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/movies-under-the-stars-star-trek Date: July 8, 2017

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

In this sci-fi prequel, James T. Kirk takes command of the Enterprise during an enemy attack against the wishes of his first officer, Spock.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.60267767781100000, -74.15647268295300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d62c387e0f.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:30:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The LEGO Batman Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/movies-under-the-stars-the-lego-batman-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/movies-under-the-stars-the-lego-batman-movie Date: July 8, 2017

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

In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self described leading man of that ensemble LEGO Batman stars in his own big screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker's hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Kivlehan Park

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2017-07-08 2017-07-08 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.55902800000000000, -74.10249150000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d636ddd87a.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:30:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast (2017)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/movies-under-the-stars-beauty-and-the-beast-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/movies-under-the-stars-beauty-and-the-beast-2017 Date: July 8, 2017

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

In this live-action adaptation of the Disney animated classic, Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast's exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:30 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: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Lawn near the flagpole (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.60745417508600000, -73.93695950508100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59568ef90b169.png Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:59:58 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Pelé: Birth of a Legend]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/movies-under-the-stars-pel-birth-of-a-legend http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/movies-under-the-stars-pel-birth-of-a-legend Date: July 8, 2017

Please note: this event has been rescheduled due to wet ground conditions. Please check the NYC Parks website for future events.

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

This biopic of Brazilian soccer star Pelé recounts his youth in the slums of São Paulo and his rapid ascension to the national team, where, at the age of just 17, he helped lead the squad to their first ever World Cup victory in 1958.

Know Before You Go

You should arrive by 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Mullaly Park

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X034 Mullaly Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 8:30 pm 11:30 pm 40.83349990844726600, -73.92379760742188000 Sat, 08 Jul 2017 22:14:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Space Jam]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/movies-under-the-stars-space-jam http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/movies-under-the-stars-space-jam Date: July 8, 2017

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

In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan. This hilarious 1996 live-action/animated sports comedy stars basketball player Michael Jordan, features Looney Tunes cartoon characters and is the highest-grossing basketball film of all-time.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:30 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: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Scarangella Park

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B106A Scarangella Park 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.59466556940000000, -73.98433989840000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595a51239d204.jpg Mon, 03 Jul 2017 12:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Secret Life of Pets]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/movies-under-the-stars-the-secret-life-of-pets http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/08/movies-under-the-stars-the-secret-life-of-pets Date: July 8, 2017

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

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

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:30 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: Gorman Playground

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Q085 Gorman Playground 2017-07-08 2017-07-08 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.76240158081055000, -73.88420104980469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594a7db036f1d.jpg Sat, 08 Jul 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The Fence]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/the-fence http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/the-fence Date: July 9, 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 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 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[Fort Tryon Counts: Volunteer Opportunity]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/fort-tryon-counts-volunteer-opportunity http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/fort-tryon-counts-volunteer-opportunity Date: July 9, 2017

We need your help! NYC Parks and the Fort Tryon Park Trust are conducting the final phase of a public use study of Fort Tryon Park to help inform management of the park and its resources. We need volunteers to help count park visitors and administer visitor questionnaires throughout the day on Thursday, June 29 and Sunday, July 9.

This study will enable us to:

  • Learn how many people the park serves
  • Secure data to inform decisions about park maintenance and capital improvements
  • Identify ways to ensure the park best serves the community

This is a unique opportunity to give back to Fort Tryon Park and learn about the park’s impact! To make the study successful, we need volunteers to collect data throughout the park in 2.5-hour shifts. All volunteers will receive a special thank you gift for their participation.

Sign up for a volunteer shift here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TS8LZZB

All volunteers must be 18 years old or older.

Have questions? Email Jocelyn.Lee@parks.nyc.gov

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 8:00 am 8:00 pm 40.85929870605469000, -73.93409729003906000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59358276cf5c3.jpg Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:45:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/summer-on-the-hudson-tai-chi Date: July 9, 2017

Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: 311

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

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M072 Riverside Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.79199981689500000, -73.97899627685500000 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Marine Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nyrr-open-run-marine-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nyrr-open-run-marine-park Date: July 9, 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: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.60794394557300000, -73.93746501207400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa422a8c80.jpg Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nyrr-open-run-conference-house-park Date: July 9, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.50255203247100000, -74.25181579589800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa44f36213.jpg Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:30:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nyrr-open-run-crotona-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nyrr-open-run-crotona-park Date: July 9, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.84100554638500000, -73.89473199844400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa493b5021.jpg Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:45:07 EDT
<![CDATA[NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nyrr-open-run-cunningham-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nyrr-open-run-cunningham-park Date: July 9, 2017

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

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

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.72980117797851600, -73.77359771728516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58daa4c73adad.jpg Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:45:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Cunningham Park Farmers Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/farmers-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/farmers-market Date: July 9, 2017

Through the efforts of Friends of Cunningham Park, Inc. and the Jamaica Estates Civic Association we are happy to announce a weekly farmers market. The market will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every Sunday. At the market you will be able to meet the farmers and purchase local dairy, vegetable, fruit, and meat products, as well as baked goods and drinks.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.72980117797851600, -73.77359771728516000 Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:15:35 EDT
<![CDATA[The Connective Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/the-connective-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/the-connective-project Date: July 9, 2017

In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Brooklyn’s Backyard, Prospect Park Alliance is bringing together artists, Brooklyn notables, and the public to create a site-specific art installation, which celebrates the special meaning Prospect Park has in the lives of millions of community members from across the borough and beyond.

Funded in part by Bloomberg Philanthropies and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The Rose Garden

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2017-07-09 2017-07-09 9:00 am 8:00 pm 40.66912421916000000, -73.96799683573600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594d19bfb6b95.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:59:59 EDT
<![CDATA[It's My Park at Col. Young Playground]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/its-my-park-at-col-young-playground http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/its-my-park-at-col-young-playground Date: July 9, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Colonel Young Park to clean up and beautify Col. Young Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Park House on 144th Street (in Col. Young Playground)

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M186 Col. Young Playground 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.81952894562000000, -73.93622517585800000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Birding]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/summer-birding http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/summer-birding Date: July 9, 2017

Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through the gardens and woodlands. Observe the plants, insects and habitats at Wave Hill that make it an appealing destination for such a wide variety of birds. Birders of all levels welcome!

Ages 10 and older are welcome with an adult.

Free with admission to the grounds. Registration not required. NYC Audubon Members enjoy two-for-one admission to the grounds.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5931ca61aaaa7.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Yoga at Hudson Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/free-yoga-at-hudson-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/free-yoga-at-hudson-park Date: July 9, 2017

Join HY/HK Alliance for morning yoga with Malorie Bryant! Bring a mat.

All levels are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)

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M399 Hudson Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.75560660661400000, -74.00059022205600000 Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Fort Greene]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/tai-chi-fort-greene http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/tai-chi-fort-greene Date: July 9, 2017

Movement, meditation, and deep breathing for better health, strength, concentration, and self-awareness!

Wear comfortable workout clothing and sneakers.

Your instructors will be Leon Qi Ying and Marilyn Fleming. Leon Qi Ying is native Chinese speaker and Brooklyn resident who has studied and practiced Tai Chi for over 30 years. Marilyn Fleming ‘M’ grew up in the UK and is longtime resident of Fort Greene. M studied with Leon Qi Ying and is a Tai Chi Easy™ Practice Leader.

To learn more, visit taichibklyn.com

Important note: if you practice Tai Chi for health purposes, it is important that you seek advice from your main health care providers, such as your family doctors. This will help ensure coordinated and safe care.

No class if it rains.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone:

Location: On the lawn between the Visitor Center and Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 10:00 am 11:15 am 40.69211135514100000, -73.97502458095600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595165ff33210.jpg Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:29:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Gardening Day at Meadow Lake]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/gardening-day-at-meadow-lake http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/gardening-day-at-meadow-lake Date: July 9, 2017

Garden with FMCP Stewardship to continue the restoration of the Meadow Lake Boathouse planting beds. Help add the bright and blooming native flowers that will bring smiles to FMCP’s visitors, pollinators, and birds! Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes that can get dirty. To register, please visit http://allianceforfmcp.org/stewardship or call 718.760.6561.

Ages: 13+

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6561

Location: World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.73580169677734400, -73.83845520019531000 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:45:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Wet Felting Florals]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/family-art-project-wet-felting-florals http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/family-art-project-wet-felting-florals Date: July 9, 2017

Wave Hill 2017 Winter Workspace artist Crystal Gregory returns to take us through the simple steps of wet felting. Pull from bright colors of wool roving, as well as your own outdoor sketches of the flowering garden, to make an eye-popping, floral-fabric landscape.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593700db78972.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in the Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/yoga-in-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/yoga-in-the-garden Date: July 9, 2017

Enjoy a morning yoga class on the lawn. Participants should bring a mat, dress appropriately, and expect to be outside, unless precipitation or excessive humidity occurs. Classes are offered in partnership with Yoga Haven. All levels welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.89870071411133000, -73.91249847412110000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593701505a805.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays Date: July 9, 2017

On Sundays, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program includes both low and high elements.

The Adventure Course is open to individuals, small groups of friends, and family, ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers.

Registration
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Please visit our Urban Park Rangers' Events Registration page to enter your name in the lottery. Registration opens on July 3. We recommend that people who receive a response arrive a half-hour early before each program.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74280166626000000, -73.73590087890600000 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 13:29:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Free Swim]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/popup-pool-free-swim http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/popup-pool-free-swim Date: July 9, 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 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.69944923094600000, -73.99875831604000000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: West Side Stories]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/central-park-tour-west-side-stories http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/central-park-tour-west-side-stories Date: July 9, 2017

Discover some of the Central Park secret sites that West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view. Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour through Central Park's historic and picturesque west side. Highlights of this tour include Winterdale Arch, Delacorte Theater, Shakespeare Garden, the Swedish Cottage, and Ladies' Pavilion. Tour ends near 72nd Street and Central Park West.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. The tour starts inside the park at 81st Street and Central Park West, and ends near 77th Street and Central Park West

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review 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 the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.78196334838867000, -73.97141265869140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570802e3d4ca3.JPG Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Basic Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/basic-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/basic-canoeing Date: July 9, 2017

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.

Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older. Participation in a manadatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is requied.

This Basic Canoeing program is great for all skill levels. First-come, first-served. The line to participate may close prior to 12:30 p.m., due to demand.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.60412216186523400, -74.16136169433594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593719a24a563.jpg Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Canoeing Willow Lake (Intermediate)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/canoeing-willow-lake-intermediate http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/canoeing-willow-lake-intermediate Date: July 9, 2017

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Prior canoeing experience is preferred for this program.

For ages 8 years and older only. First-come, first-served.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Meadow Lake Drive and Jewel Avenue

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2017-07-09 2017-07-09 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.74929809570300000, -73.85459899902300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59405acc9dbde.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[The Uni Project at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/the-uni-project-at-sara-d-roosevelt-park-hester-street Date: July 9, 2017

Come read, draw, and explore with the Uni every Sunday in front of the Hester Street Playground in Sara D Roosevelt Park.

Programming made possible with funding from The Ong Family Foundation and Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts.

Presented by NYC Parks

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hester Street Crossing (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park)

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M105 Sara D. Roosevelt Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.71686920462300000, -73.99403337819400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594413b51dd32.jpg Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunday Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/sunday-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/sunday-tai-chi Date: July 9, 2017

Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594ab8e9c9019.jpg Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:59:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Trail of the Month: Yellow Trail (North)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/trail-of-the-month-yellow-trail-north http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/trail-of-the-month-yellow-trail-north Date: July 9, 2017

Discover Reed's Basket Willow Swamp and Chapin Woods on this long-distance, fast-paced hike beginning at High Rock Park.

Duration depends on size and pace of group. Bring snacks and water. Sunscreen and insect repellent recommended.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.58449935913086000, -74.12509918212890000 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 17:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayak Staten Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/kayak-staten-island http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/kayak-staten-island Date: July 9, 2017

Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore at a new location on Page Avenue in Tottenville.

Boats and life jackets will be provided for a short paddle. Launch help and paddling tips are given by experienced kayakers at the shore and on the water. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet.

Children aged 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult. High winds or lightning cancels the event.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Page Avenue Beach

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2017-07-09 2017-07-09 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.50236193262400000, -74.22824013233200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5956e76f20236.JPG Mon, 03 Jul 2017 12:15:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Cook Your Culture]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/kids-cook-your-culture http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/kids-cook-your-culture Date: July 9, 2017

#KIDSCOOK Your Culture! Cook up a healthy family summertime recipe with vegetables from our local farmers market and fresh herbs from the 6&B herb garden. We'll taste test, and everyone will get a recipe card.

Ages 5 and older, accompanied by an adult.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 443-7361

Location: 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden

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2017-07-09 2017-07-09 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.72430038452100000, -73.98210144043000000 Wed, 05 Jul 2017 17:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[World's Fair History Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/worlds-fair-history-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/worlds-fair-history-walking-tour Date: July 9, 2017

Join us for a free walking tour of World's Fair sites in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more.

The tours continue the second Sunday of each month through November. Tours begin at 11 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m. and meet at the Unisphere.

Tours are led by Flushing Meadows Corona Park's volunteer docents.

No registration is required. Tours are first-come, first-served.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6437

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74638748168945000, -73.84501647949219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f4f0500a9f6.jpg Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:14:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Urban Farm Exploration Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/urban-farm-exploration-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/urban-farm-exploration-day Date: July 9, 2017

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

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.78369903564453000, -73.92621612548828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a4ab18fbc.JPG Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga in The Battery]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/yoga-in-the-battery http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/yoga-in-the-battery Date: July 9, 2017

Join Tejal Yoga and The Battery Conservancy for weekly yoga practice on The Battery Woodland lawn, newly reopened after two years of rejuvenation. With views of the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty, it might be the most beautiful place to practice in the city!

Classes take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

RSVP is required. Donations are welcome.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 0:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Woodland Lawn (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 11:30 am 0:30 am 40.70219198352000000, -74.01546913523500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59299c431592c.jpg Wed, 31 May 2017 18:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Community Rowing at Pier 40]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/free-community-rowing-at-pier-40 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/free-community-rowing-at-pier-40 Date: July 9, 2017

Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Rowing in traditional Whitehall gigs, captained by experienced New York Harbor coxswains. The Village Community Boathouse offers free community rowing on Sundays at noon and on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m., through November 12, 2017.

Community rowing is free and open to all; no experience or reservations necessary, and lifejackets will be provided. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present. All participants must sign a liability waiver.

Please note: You must arrive at noon, as the Village Community Boathouse pair their boats, coxswains, and rowers by 12:30. Boats leave right after for the afternoon. Please check the Villiage Community Boathouse's social media feeds on Facebook or Twitter for possible last-minute changes due to weather or other circumstances. Or, call (212) 229-2059.

About Free Community Rowing
The Community Rows are free sessions that include a basic introduction to rowing for first timers (safety orientation, rowing technique, and terminology) and of course plenty of actual rowing on the Hudson River. The rows take place in five-person wooden rowboats that Village Community Boathouse builds onsite. The rows last, depending on river conditions and rower level experience, between one and three hours.Most of these rows have mixed crews with those that have never been on the river before and some old hands. Visit the Village Community Boathouse's website for more information and photos!

About Village Community Boathouse
Village Community Boathouse is a 501(c)(3) non-profit run by volunteers, based on the south side of Pier 40 on the Hudson River. While our community rowing programs are free, our facilities, boats and equipment require regular upkeep and repair. Your donations make our program possible.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 229-2059

Location: Pier 40

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2017-07-09 2017-07-09 12:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.72847662039400000, -74.01341533660900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f9297a60298.JPG Fri, 04 Aug 2017 16:45:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Basketball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/basketball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/basketball-clinic Date: July 9, 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: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.69931908735900000, -73.99871540069600000 Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Nature Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/family-nature-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/family-nature-walk Date: July 9, 2017

Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands. No registration required. Ages six and older are welcome with an adult. Severe weather cancels.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/593701c42696c.jpg Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[INSITU Dance Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/insitu-dance-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/insitu-dance-festival Date: July 9, 2017

INSITU is a unique two-day, site-specific dance festival taking place at Socrates Sculpture Park and three other Long Island City waterfront parks.

Through free public outdoor dance performances and community workshops, INSITU encourages residents and audiences to discover their neighborhood and strengthen the relationship to their community.

Twenty-five dance companies will present original dance work created in response to a specific site, setting up a chain of performances that lead the audience up and down the LIC waterfront, from Socrates to Hunters Point South.

For more information, visit insitudancefestival.com.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 12:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5947fbbbaf83f.jpg Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:14:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures14 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures14 Date: July 9, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer!

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures18 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures18 Date: July 9, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer!

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.60411903908000000, -73.93051835582000000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures22 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures22 Date: July 9, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures20 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures20 Date: July 9, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.79520034790039000, -73.77839660644531000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures10 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures10 Date: July 9, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0210

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures17 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures17 Date: July 9, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/a-walking-tour-of-historic-19th-century-noho http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/a-walking-tour-of-historic-19th-century-noho Date: July 9, 2017

Join us for a journey back in time to the elite "Bond Street area", home to Astors, Vanderbilts, Delanos – and the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant’s House. You’ll see how the neighborhood surrounding the Tredwells’ home evolved from a refined and tranquil residential enclave into a busy commercial center. Visit important 19th century landmark buildings on this tour through 21st century NoHo.

And what’s a plunge into the past without a little scandal? On the bustling Astor Place, imagine the drama of events that led to the Opera House riot of 1849, among the bloodiest in American history. And visit the site of the notorious 1857 Bond Street murder of Harvey Burdell, one of the City’s still unsolved crimes!

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:30:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Forest Crew]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/forest-crew http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/forest-crew Date: July 9, 2017

Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.

College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green-collar field are strongly encouraged to attend regularly and to view this as an apprenticeship opportunity. Consistency will be rewarded!

Priority registration will always be given to regular and repeat volunteers if attendance approaches program capacity.

Please RSVP here.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.85380172729500000, -73.92620086669900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d05a5a67417.JPG Tue, 30 May 2017 17:59:46 EDT
<![CDATA[World's Fair History Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/worlds-fair-history-walking-tour1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/worlds-fair-history-walking-tour1 Date: July 9, 2017

Join us for a free walking tour of World's Fair sites in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more.

The tours continue the second Sunday of each month through November. Tours begin at 11 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m. and meet at the Unisphere.

Tours are led by Flushing Meadows Corona Park's volunteer docents.

No registration is required. Tours are first-come, first-served.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6437

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.74638748168945000, -73.84501647949219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58f4f0500a9f6.jpg Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:14:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Kayaking & Canoeing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/kayaking-canoeing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/kayaking-canoeing Date: July 9, 2017

LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing in Hallets Cove (weather permitting). People of all ages are welcome to participate or volunteer. No prior boating experience is required and participants may sign up on a first come, first serve basis. Minors (under 18 yrs.) must have a parent or guardian present. Well-behaved dogs are also welcome to accompany their owners! LICCB has life jackets available for your four-legged family members.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594ab4a4b4d4d.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Orienteering]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/orienteering http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/orienteering Date: July 9, 2017

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks. On our orienteering hikes, you will learn the skills needed to navigate using only a map and compass.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.83700180053700000, -73.89340209960900000 Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/bronx-summer-concert-series-at-orchard-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/bronx-summer-concert-series-at-orchard-beach Date: July 9, 2017

Come on out and enjoy some Salsa, Freestyle, Bachata, Merengue R& B, and Pop eveny Sunday through September 3. Zumba will also be provided.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 590-3567

Location: Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.86619949340820000, -73.79479980468750000 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Little Red Lighthouse Open House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/little-red-lighthouse-open-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/little-red-lighthouse-open-house Date: July 9, 2017

The Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse, erected in 1880 and moved to its current site in 1921, has become widely known as the children's literary landmark "The Little Red Lighthouse."

Rediscover the history of this unique landmark. First-come, first-served.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Plaza Lafayette

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2017-07-09 2017-07-09 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.85169982910156000, -73.94180297851562000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59371aa983133.jpg Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Freshwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/freshwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/freshwater-fishing Date: July 9, 2017

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.

You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.83700180053700000, -73.89340209960900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5939bee93bad8.jpg Wed, 05 Jul 2017 09:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/youth-wheelchair-basketball-host-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: July 9, 2017

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Fri, 30 Jun 2017 11:15:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/alley-pond-adventure-course-free-public-sundays1 Date: July 9, 2017

On Sundays, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. The program includes both low and high elements.

The Adventure Course is open to individuals, small groups of friends, and family, ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers.

Registration
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Please visit our Urban Park Rangers' Events Registration page to enter your name in the lottery. Registration opens on July 3. We recommend that people who receive a response arrive a half-hour early before each program.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-4685

Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.74280166626000000, -73.73590087890600000 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:45:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/central-park-tour-stroll-to-strawberry-fields Date: July 9, 2017

Explore the southwest of Central Park with Central Park Conservancy tour guides, and see it like never before. From a planned military parade ground to the site commemorating a famous activist for peace, one of the most-visited areas of the Park has some secrets to share with even the most seasoned Park-goer!

Highlights of this tour include: Maine Monument, the Children’s District, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

There are a few inclines. The tour starts inside the Park at the Central Park Conservancy kiosk at Merchants Gate (Central Park South/59th Street and Central Park West.) Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West.

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: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76825795574400000, -73.98132359981500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579f7dacd1f17.jpg Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Afro-Caribbean]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/central-park-conservancy-harlem-meer-performance-festival1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/central-park-conservancy-harlem-meer-performance-festival1 Date: July 9, 2017

The 24th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent in music and dance to Central Park! Enjoy jazz, Latin, world, and gospel music while admiring the lakeside views. All ages are welcome.

Something Positive
Afro-Caribbean
This ensemble of international dancers, singers, and musicians perform a mix of Afro-Caribbean traditional and dance music with a blend of poetry, storytelling, and theater. Get Details

The Harlem Meer Performance Festival takes place on Sundays from June 18 through September 3. For the full lineup, please visit Central Park Conservancy's Harlem Meer Performance Festival page.

In case of inclement weather, please check our Alerts & Closures page or @centralparknyc on Twitter

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1374

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

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M010 Central Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5942e2aad016a.JPG Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Tending to a Growing Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/tending-to-a-growing-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/tending-to-a-growing-garden Date: July 9, 2017

Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches at Lefferts Historic House by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants.

Bring a hat and a bottle of water, and we will provide the tools and gloves!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59494657ecd13.jpg Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:30:19 EDT
<![CDATA[Artist Reception with Che Min Hsiao]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/artist-reception http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/artist-reception Date: July 9, 2017

Meet the Artist • View the Show • Enjoy the Garden

Sitting with the Garden is a collection of site-specific watercolor paintings by Che Min Hsiao, a Taiwanese painter based in Queens. Viewers will experience the beauty of Queens Botanical Garden filtered through the artist’s memories of nature in Taiwan.

This project is made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

This reception is free with admission. Stay up to date by RSVP’ing to our Facebook event.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595e49c166cb1.jpg Fri, 07 Jul 2017 12:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures16 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures16 Date: July 9, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures15 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures15 Date: July 9, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

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

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures19 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures19 Date: July 9, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.60411903908000000, -73.93051835582000000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures21 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures21 Date: July 9, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

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

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.79520034790039000, -73.77839660644531000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures24 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures24 Date: July 9, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0210

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Center Adventures]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures23 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/nature-center-adventures23 Date: July 9, 2017

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer.

Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.

Programs vary by location.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:00:09 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Arts Ensemble Concert]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/bronx-arts-ensemble-concert http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/bronx-arts-ensemble-concert Date: July 9, 2017

The Bronx Arts Ensemble is a professional performance ensemble with a year-round schedule of chamber music and orchestral concerts, as well as special programs for families and a full arts-in-education program for schools.

Drawing on its Local 802 (A.F.M.) contract, the Bronx Arts Ensemble’s players are among the finest freelance musicians in New York. With the flexibility of performing as a small group or full symphony, the Bronx Arts Ensemble presents 100 concerts annually that reach an audience of over 50,000.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Rockwood Drive Circle (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.90079879760742000, -73.89320373535156000 Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:44:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/activity-table http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/activity-table Date: July 9, 2017

Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new. Activities are appropriate for all ages!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5929741d3ec6e.jpg Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Laughter in the Park 2017]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/laughter-in-the-park-2017 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/laughter-in-the-park-2017 Date: July 9, 2017

Laughter in the Park is a free, outdoor weekly comedy series, presented by NYLaughs.org, that takes place over the course of four weeks throughout the summer.

Every Sunday starting July 9, you can catch up to two hours of stand up comedy performed by some of comedy's most innovative and talked about artists. Please bring a blanket and a picnic basket!

Performers / July 9 (Bookings are subject to change):

Greer Barnes
Greer is well known in the New York comedy scene, performing regularly at top clubs such as the Comedy Cellar. Recently on an episode of "Louis," fellow comedian Dave Attell ranted to Louis C.K. about how he cannot follow Greer Barnes. His debut album, "See What I'm Saying", recently reached No. 13 on the iTunes Comedy Charts.

Alingon Mitra
Alingon is a NYC-based comedian who has written for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah", "Adam Ruins Everything," and "The Harvard Lampoon."

Mark Normand
Mark has done a Comedy Central half hour special, as well as released an album titled "Still Got It" with Comedy Central records. He regularly opens for Amy Schumer.

Gina Yashere (headliner)
Gina recently joined Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" as their British Correspondent and contributor. She is a well-known stand up and TV star in the UK and was named a top ten rising talent by the Hollywood Reporter. She broke onto the American comedy scene with her appearances on NBC's "Last Comic Standing." She is also known in the US for being the only British comedian to ever appear on the iconic "Def Comedy Jam," as well as for her hilarious appearances on "The Tonight Show" (NBC), "Crashing" (HBO), "@Midnight" on Comedy Central and her 1 hour stand up special, "Skinny B*tch" on Showtime. Her third stand up special taped in the UK called "Gina Yashere: Ticking Boxes," is currently being streamed in the US on NBC's Seeso.

Laughter in the Park Schedule
Our shows are as follows:

  • Sunday, July 9 - Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday July 16 - Granite Prospect at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 23 - Old Bandshell Lawn at Tompkins Square Park, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 30 - Mineral Spring in Central Park, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

About NY Laughs
NYLaughs.org is a unique non-profit that aims to change the cultural landscape of the Big Apple through humor. From parks to streets and even subways, we provide New Yorkers laughter free of charge with our public, live comedy shows. We want to celebrate and deepen an appreciation of the comic arts. We also want to make New York a better place by cultivating community, inspiring our audiences, and making the city a happier and healthier place through laughter.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the men and women of the NYC Parks Department!

"Laughter in the Park" is a passion project run solely by volunteers. NYLaughs would like to acknowledge our sponsors: Fairway Markets and Manhattan Mini-Storage, two NY businesses that are focused on the health and wellness of New Yorkers. Funding for Laughter in the Park 2017 is also made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement / Creative Learning, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. LMCC.net. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond. Additionally, NYLaughs is the recipient of Community Arts Grant from the Washington Square Park Conservatory.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 727-5233

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.73149871826172000, -73.99749755859375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/595cab02dca63.jpg Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[The Great Miguelino at Fantasy Forest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/the-great-miguelino-at-fantasy-forest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/the-great-miguelino-at-fantasy-forest Date: July 9, 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 Great Miguelino
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks. They don’t call him “The Great Miguelino” for nothing.

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: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:45 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 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 2:00 pm 2:45 pm 40.74310436552700000, -73.84925603866600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59149c233611a.jpg Thu, 18 May 2017 18:30:04 EDT
<![CDATA[City Chicken: Egg Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/city-chicken-egg-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/city-chicken-egg-workshop Date: July 9, 2017

It's all about the egg at this citywide workshop! Join us for a detailed discussion about how eggs are made and oddities that can occur. Through thse workshops, you can raise chickens in New York City! Visit our live chicken co-op and learn about the benefits of raising your own flock in an urban setting.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Imani Community Garden

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2017-07-09 2017-07-09 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.67620086669922000, -73.93289947509766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5927374357f40.jpg Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:59:59 EDT