Events





It's My Park at Shoelace Park

Date: June 9, 2018

Please note: this event was rescheduled from June 2 due to weather

This It's My Park season, volunteer with T.O.P Soccer to clean up and plant at Shoelace Park on East 213 Street and Bronx Boulevard. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

This group is generously supported by Council Member Andy King through the NYC Council's Parks Equity Initiative, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson and in coordination with Partnerships for Parks.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:15 pm

Contact phone: (914) 434-0958

Location: Shoelace Park Benches


Summer on the Hudson: Baylander Billion Oyster Project Presentation

Date: June 9, 2018

Come see and learn about the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. It's the latest effort to restore our harbor! After your visit to the Baylander, be sure to enjoy arts, crafts, and neighborhood fun at the Playdate.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)


Living with White-Tailed Deer

Date: June 9, 2018

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Through an Urban Park Ranger-led hike, you will learn about the impacts and signs of deer on Staten Island, and maybe even see these majestic animals.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Staten Island Boulevard and Shields Place (in Deere Park)


Taste of the Valley Food Festival

Date: June 9, 2018

Sample all the best restaurants in Richmond Valley at Conference House Park, taste it all for one price while enjoying live music, entertainment, and rides for the kids.

For more information, please visit facebook.com/richmondvalleysi.

Rain date: June 17th

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 477-1400 ext. 828

Location: The Conference House (in Conference House Park)


Gallery Tour

Date: June 12, 2018

Learn about Glyndor Gallery exhibitions on a tour led by Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow.

Avifauna: Birds + Habitat features artworks that delve into the relationship between birds and their habitats—from the role birds play in propagating plants to changes in how natural and built environments affect migration patterns. Artists working in photography, video, artist books, wall painting, installation, drawing and sound include Tatiana Arocha, Tanya Chaly, Marna Chester, Nina Katchadourian, Paula McCartney, Jeff Mertz, Peter Morgan, Sarah Nicholls, James Prosek, Jenna Spevackand Fred Tomaselli.

In the Sunroom Project Space, Austin Ballard’s installation Rumorsis on view. Fabricating furniture using cane webbing and epoxy clay, Austin Ballard constructs an immersive domestic setting. Intended as functional sculpture, the forms are reminiscent of Victorian furniture and recall Wave Hill’s history as a private home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)


It's My Park at Skyline Playground

Date: June 10, 2018

This It's My Park Season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Skyline Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: 347-489-3060

Location: Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground)


Movies Under the Stars: Paddington

Date: June 1, 2018

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

A kindly family take in a talking bear named Paddington, and protect him from a museum taxidermist.

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: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Rory Staunton Field


Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

Date: June 14, 2018

Enjoy introductory Argentine Tango lessons, music, and dancing in the open air. Lessons are held at 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. with social dance time between lessons.

Live music and dancers will be featured on June 7 and July 26.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)


Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project

Date: June 11, 2018

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)


Poetry Town Hall with the Bronx Writers Center: Nancy Mercado

Date: June 9, 2018

Bronx Writers Center Director Charlie Vazquez will host Bronx the this exciting Poetry Town Hall series, where local poets read their poems and embark on lively conversations with the community regarding themes in their work, which include the environment, immigration, identity and race.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)


Cido the Clown

Date: June 10, 2018

A proud member of the World Clown Association and Clowns of America International, Cido brings to families of all ages over 15 years of (professional) experience clowning around!

Two individual performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

There is no admission fee. Live entertainment is free to guests. At Fantasy Forest Amusement Park, games and rides are pay per attraction. Visit fantasyforestnyc.com for game and ride pricing.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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


Up-cycle to Art-Decorative Arts: Adults

Date: June 12, 2018

Participants will bring their recyclable items to upcycle to art using various mediums to achieve a decorative affect. Please be aware a piece may take a few weeks to complete. Participants should bring an item they wish to work on (bottles, boxes, cans, containers, plastic, wood, carton). No soft plastics that crush or easily bend. Participants may take inspiration from the season or from art. Facilitator offers prompts, while allowing for individual expression.

April: Rain in a Bottle
May: Boxes and Things
June: Rock and Roll Diorama

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)


East Harlem Street Tree Care

Date: June 10, 2018

The NYC Compost Project Hosted by LES Ecology Center and Pleasant Village Community Garden are looking for volunteers to help beautify street trees. This street tree care activity is part of the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) outreach series on the new curbside organics collection program.

Volunteers will help remove weeds and litter as well as apply DSNY compost - made from NYC food scraps - to street tree beds. Tools and gloves will be provided. Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes, a hat, and sunscreen, and bring a water bottle. Clothes that can get dirty are recommended.

Volunteers are expected to meet at Pleasant Village Community Garden at 9:00 a.m. The tree care activity will go on until noon.

To volunteer please register at bit.ly/CompostVolunteer.

For any questions on this event, please contact Lia Lucero at lia@lesecologycenter.org.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pleasant Village Community Garden


Zumba

Date: June 13, 2018

Join us in the park for Zumba, an aerobic exercise and cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivational international music with unique movements.

Please note: There will be no sessions on June 27 and July 4.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)


Stargazing

Date: June 12, 2018

Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars. Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.

Stargazing at the High Line takes place every Tuesday, beginning at dusk, between Tuesday, April 3, and Tuesday, October 30.

In the event of rain, Stargazing on the High Line will be cancelled. Check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates every Tuesday by 3pm.

Partners
Stargazing at the High Line is presented by Friends of the High Line in partnership with the Amateur Astronomers Association.

Support
High Line Programs are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson.

Start time: 6:45 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212)206-9922

Location: On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)


Historic New York: Gravesend Bay

Date: June 10, 2018

Gravesend Bay has a rich local and maritime history, dating as early as Dutch settlement.

Urban Park Rangers specialize in the interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. Historic New York programs highlight the history and architecture of selected neighborhoods or parks.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Shore Parkway and Rabbi Block Street (in Calvert Vaux Park)


Bryant Park Yoga

Date: June 7, 2018

Stop by the park and join a Thursday evening class in this flagship series presented by Kevita. Gaiam provides a colorful selection of mats for the first 1,200 participants.

If you would like to secure one of our mats, please arrive at least 30 minutes before class begins. Otherwise, feel free to bring your own!

Walk-ins are also welcome.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)


Adults Le Petit Art

Date: June 13, 2018

Adults will create mini dioramas, delicate miniature paper cuttings-to-art card editions and originals (ACEO), and cardboard art. Participants will learn how to create miniature pieces. They will learn miniature pieces can be quite detailed and take time to create.

Participants are encouraged to take their time and concentrate on creating a fully-developed piece.

April: Delicate Paper Cutting
May: ACEO Cardboard Art (Florals, Still Life, Landscape) Mix Media
June: Rockin' Art Painted Rocks

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)


Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance

Date: June 9, 2018

Experience the joy of movement and dance. Free classes are led by former and current members of the internationally-renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance.

Open to all levels and ages.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)


Bryant Park Tai Chi

Date: June 14, 2018

Join these morning classes provided by the Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Master Hyland Harris.

All ages and levels are welcome. Classes are rain or shine.

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)


Family Day

Date: June 9, 2018

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Ben Kallos in a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an obstacle course, carnival booths, sports, a photo booth, and more!

Come ready to have a great time!

This event is sponsored by Council Member Ben Kallos.

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

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 212.408.0243

Location: John Jay Park


It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

Date: June 14, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean up and beautify Northerleigh Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

This group is generously supported by Council Member Debi Rose through the NYC Council's Parks Equity Initiative, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson and in coordination with Partnerships for Parks.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Neal Dow Street and North Avenue (in Northerleigh Park)


Outdoor Movie Night at Randall's Island Park: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Date: June 9, 2018

This 1986 classic film tells the story of Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick), a high school student who fakes sickness to skip school. He brings along his girlfriend Sloane Peterson (Mia Sara) and best friend Cameron Frye (Alan Ruck) on a one-day adventure through the streets of Chicago. Close on his every move is his sister Jeanie (Jennifer Grey) and high school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones) who doesn’t believe that he is home sick.

Whether you are watching this 80s film again or seeing it for the first time, come out and enjoy the fun because as Ferris says: Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.”

Start time: 8:40 pm

End time: 10:40 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

Location: Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park)


Movies Under the Stars: Pride Month Series: Stonewall

Date: June 14, 2018

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

Stonewall chronicles a young man's political awakening and coming of age during the days and weeks leading up to the Stonewall Riots. Rated R.

Come early! Before this screening we will have a short documentary and some fun Tie-Dye Activities.

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, 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!

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center


Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

Date: June 11, 2018

Join the Stewardship Team for an evening of horseshoe crab monitoring! Since 2013, NYC Parks has been monitoring horseshoe crab spawning activity.

We'll walk the beach to count the number of crabs present and tag them to keep track of how many we've already seen as part of NYC Parks' ongoing effort to monitor their activity. This exciting work contributes to a long-term research study that is helping us to better understand and protect the horseshoe crabs that live in our urban waters.

Please note: Registration is required.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Calvert Vaux Park,South end of the Calvert Vaux Parking Lot (in Calvert Vaux Park)


Sing for Hope Piano

Date: June 8, 2018

The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to host another Sing for Hope Piano again this year. Come and play our piano, or sit and be entertained with an impromptu performance by talented pianists from around the city. The piano will be inside the Poe Park Visitor Center, so availability will be dependent upon our class schedules. Feel free to call about the schedule.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)


Capturing the Bronx Exhibition

Date: June 13, 2018

The Bronx is both a place and a collection of metaphors, a peninsula attached to the mainland in a city of islands. In many ways, it is defined by its diversities—social, demographic, geographic and temporal. Hospitals, museums, universities, formal gardens, beaches, parks, and historical sites are prominent features of the landscape. Massive public housing developments, neighborhoods of six-story apartment buildings and private homes, and bucolic landscapes surrounding long-standing estates can be found within the borders of the Bronx.

The photographers represented in this exhibit are connected to the Bronx by birth, residency, work, or affinity. Each has a unique history, a particular point of view, and an evolving personal story. Who we are as individuals and as a group is represented in this exhibit. We are creating a photographic archive of the Bronx. The Bronx Photographers Collaborative hopes these images speak to, inform, provoke, and inspire you to join us in documenting, celebrating, and advocating for the borough that means so much to us and has contributed so much to who we are.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)


PuppetMobile: The Big Good Wolf

Date: June 1, 2018

This modern day fairy tale, starring classic characters from The Three Bears, finds Baby Bear and her friend Goldilocks making it their mission to help change the Big Bad Wolf into good.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: By the bandstand (in Poe Park)


Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

Date: June 14, 2018

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include: the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)


Sing for Hope Piano

Date: June 9, 2018

The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to host another Sing for Hope Piano again this year. Come and play our piano, or sit and be entertained with an impromptu performance by talented pianists from around the city. The piano will be inside the Poe Park Visitor Center, so availability will be dependent upon our class schedules. Feel free to call about the schedule.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)


Bryant Park Yoga

Date: May 31, 2018

Stop by the park and join a Thursday evening class in this flagship series presented by Kevita. Gaiam provides a colorful selection of mats for the first 1,200 participants.

If you would like to secure one of our mats, please arrive at least 30 minutes before class begins. Otherwise, feel free to bring your own!

Walk-ins are also welcome.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)


Rockaway Beach Live and Local

Date: June 9, 2018

Join us on the beach for a weekend of music, arts, culture, and yoga!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (516) 509-8957

Location: Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach)


Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

Date: June 9, 2018

Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds like water, shelter, and insects to eat.

Registration required*. Register for one or all five free nature walks in this series with NYC Audubon!

*Ticket price does not include garden admission.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden


Yoga Flow in Hudson Yards

Date: June 9, 2018

Want to flow through your chaturanga with views of NYC's future mega-neighborhood? From May through September, Hudson Park will be hosting a yoga series every Saturday morning.

The HY/HK BID provides mats and blocks for the first 20 participants. These classes are free and open to the public.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)


Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project

Date: June 9, 2018

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

This exhibition is on view on weekdays through June 14.*

*Please note: By popular demand, the Arsenal Gallery will open on Saturday, June 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)


ECOPOETIC Dance Performance at Washington Square Park

Date: June 1, 2018

ECOPOETIC is a free site-specific performing arts event that expresses the Laban dance community's desire to collaborate in taking care of the planet we share with millions of species, through artistic practices that cultivate meaningful relationships and create exciting and healthier livable places.

The event has been conceived as a multi-centered spatial structure formed by interconnected spots, presenting simultaneous performances throughout the Washington Square Park/Garibaldi Plaza, highlighting its paths, spaces, and species, and inviting people to enjoy art as part of their everyday life.

Presented by the Laban Institute

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)


Volunteer Event: National Trails Day

Date: June 9, 2018

Join us at the Greenbelt as we celebrate National Trails Day with a day of blazing and service! Volunteers are needed to assist with the installation of cribbing and stairs to help with erosion control, and to help remove invasive plants.

All events are listed on our website sigreenbelt.org. To volunteer, you must be at least 14 years old (volunteers younger than 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult).

Gloves and tools are provided. Please bring water and a light snack with you.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-2165

Location: White Trail New Springville


Bonkerz the Clown

Date: May 28, 2018

This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the borough border and bring his show to Queens! He’ll crack jokes, clown around, wow you with his magic tricks. Get ready to laugh!

Two individual performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Please note: No admission fee. Live Entertainment is free to guests. Pay per attraction. Visit fantasyforestnyc.com for game and ride pricing.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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


Movies Under the Stars: Mulan 2

Date: June 10, 2018

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

In this delightful sequel to the hit Disney animated comedy, Mulan (Ming-Na) and General Shang's (B.D. Wong) marriage proposal, against her guardian, Mushu’s (Mark Moseley) wishes. When the couple are sent off on sent off on a secret mission through China, Mushu attempts to break up the young couple, and unlikely relationships flourish.

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. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Homecrest Playground


Science in the Park: Woodlands

Date: June 9, 2018

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park. Topics include water, animal adaptations, engineering and flight.

This series will not take place on Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)


RecYouth Teen Digital Media Spring Showcase

Date: June 1, 2018

Celebrate the amazing mixed media created this spring by young people in and around NYC Parks' media labs! There will be photography and graphic design exhibits, play-testing of newly-created video games, a video screening, youth-made music, and a showcase of arts/tech projects.

Take pictures at our green screen photo booth and vote for your favorite projects. Join us and be wowed!

Food and beverages will be served.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-2702

Location: Recreation Center 54


Family Art Project: Paper Sky Lanterns

Date: June 10, 2018

Venture outside to sketch and observe the sky for cloud shapes and inspiration. Cut colorful tissue paper into shapes resembling your favorite sky scene. Is it a day of sunshine, or is a single cloud hovering in a blue summer sky? Work with a simple papier-mâché method to transform your sky scene into globe-like lanterns.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)


Bonkerz the Clown

Date: May 28, 2018

This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the borough border and bring his show to Queens! He’ll crack jokes, clown around, wow you with his magic tricks. Get ready to laugh!

Two individual performances will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Please note: No admission fee. Live Entertainment is free to guests. Pay per attraction. Visit fantasyforestnyc.com for game and ride pricing.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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


Movies Under the Stars: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Date: June 8, 2018

Please note: this event has been postponed due to inclement weather. Please see the NYC Parks website for future dates.

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

Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, and boasting an A-list cast of comedy superstars headed by Kevin Hart and Ed Helms, DreamWorks Animation brings audiences the long-awaited global movie event, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. This raucously subversive comedy for the entire family tells the story of two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

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: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: The Painter's Playground


Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

Date: June 9, 2018

Explore Union Square Park on the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour Union Square: The Crossroads of New York. Join us for this engaging tour led by the historians at Big Onion Walking Tours to discover the social and political history of the neighborhood, all of Union Square’s famed monuments and buildings surrounding the park, and the people and events that shaped this vibrant community to what it is today.

Tours are FREE and held every Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Meet in front of the Barnes & Noble at 33 East 17th Street.

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.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: Barnes & Noble


Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

Date: May 27, 2018

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 families, aged 8 and older.

Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. First come, first served.

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)


Bird Walks

Date: June 9, 2018

Join NYC Audubon on a walk through the park to observe the many species of birds in Van Cortlandt Park.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

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


Yoga on the Beach

Date: June 9, 2018

Join Yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Ocean Bliss Yoga in this Hatha Yoga class.

Bring a mat, large towel or blanket.

Start time: 8:15 am

End time: 9:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)


Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!

Date: June 9, 2018

Join us for fun farm art projects that you can create and take home! All ages are welcome.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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


Citywide Pickleball Tournament

Date: June 9, 2018

Join NYC Parks for a FREE Pickleball Tournament!

Participants are welcome to register as a team or individually for the following age divisions in the Doubles competition:

17 & Under

18-24

24-54

55 & Over

All participants must register at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nyc-parks-citywide-pickleball-tournament-registration-29440499326

For individuals without partners, pairings will be decided at 9:00 a.m.

For more information and to register, please contact Shawn James at 718-393-7370

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center


Second Saturday Bike Park Orientation Days at Highbridge

Date: June 9, 2018

Led by professional ride leaders and master trailbuilders, participants learn what it takes to build and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!

Participants earn their turns through the valuable experience of volunteering and riding. There will be light trail maintenance tasks for all ages from 10:00 a.m. to noon, followed by free guided rides for all volunteers, including use of bikes and protective gear, from 12:30 p.m to 3:00 p.m.

Make this day a great introduction to the park, and to the sport of off-road cycling!

Please bring water, sunscreen, bug repellant, and sturdy shoes or boots.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (734) 358-2826

Location: 131 Fort George Avenue


Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

Date: June 9, 2018

Move to Latin rhythms from today and past years: Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa. Bring your water bottle and positive energy for a morning of fun, friendship, and fitness for adults.

This is a beginner – intermediate Latin Dance Fitness course through Shape Up NYC.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)


Silent Disco

Date: June 9, 2018

Ssshhhh! There's a party going on!

Grab a set of wireless headphones and join the party. Tune in to the channel of your choice and dance to amazing music curated by Sound Off Experience DJs. Join Alvin Ailey Dance Extension for a free House Dance class at 6:00 p.m. Then dance the night way with your neighbors.

Headphones will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: South Oxford Park


Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

Date: June 9, 2018

Staff Pick! Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one! From a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden, Central Park Conservancy staff take you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, bulbs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year. Learn about Conservatory Garden's history, design, and botanical specimens, from the professionals who care for it. This tour is bound to give visitors a new appreciation for this special space in Central Park.

Details

Meet: Vanderbilt Gate at Conservatory Garden (Fifth Avenue between 104th and 105th Streets). Map of start location
Terrain: Some stairs, for wheelchair access, enter the Park at 106th Street and Fifth Ave, and enter the Garden at the north gate.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: $15 (Members $10) Last Saturday of every month is free with registration. To purchase tickets, please click here.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)


Biking and Birding Adventure

Date: June 9, 2018

Join the Bronx River Alliance and the Urban Park Rangers for a morning of biking and birding. We'll visit a variety of habitats by bike, hoping to see a diverse array of bird species that reside along the beautiful Bronx River Greenway.

Some biking experience is required and participants must bring their own bike and helmet.

Please note: Particpants are chosen by lottery. To register, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Lottery registration begins on Wednesday, May 30.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Ben Abrams Playground (in Bronx Park)


Bayside Green Neighborhood

Date: June 9, 2018

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect the forested areas in Alley Pond Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem. They will also be doing trail closure work. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own water bottle for this event. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183925232

Location: Upper Alley Parking Lot (in Alley Pond Park)


CinemaLIC Presents: The Wizard of Oz

Date: June 9, 2018

Join us for a wonderful night in the park and the kickoff of our CinemaLIC summer movie series presented by Nest Seekers! Movies start at dusk. Weather permitting.

The Wizard of Oz begins when a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow (Ray Bolger) that needs a brain, a Tin Man (Jack Haley) missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) to earn his help.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hunter's Point South Park


A Chinese Opera Showcase with Chinese Theatre Works

Date: June 9, 2018

The Asian American Arts Alliance invites you to an afternoon of traditional Chinese performance. Join us at Conference House Park's Biddle House where Chinese Theatre Works will perform excerpts from traditional Chinese opera in a special outdoor performance complete with singing, dancing, and music. Following the performance, CTW will host an interactive artist demonstration in which audience members can engage with the performers.

This event is free and open to the public - all ages welcome!

RSVP is encouraged.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 941-9208

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


Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

Date: June 9, 2018

Veteran Donald Calliste leads you to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes with cardio exercises that keep your heart rate up and fat burning.

Please bring a mat.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

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


Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

Date: June 9, 2018

Socrates offers Vinyasa Yoga presented by 3 unique practioners with varying styles and backgrounds: 9:30 a.m. Saturday classes are taught by Jennifer Batson, 11:00 a.m. Saturday classes by Morgan Miller; Sunday classes are led by Yojaida Estrella. In all classes, participants flow through a series of connected yoga poses with an awareness of the breath in this welcoming waterfront environment of nature and art.

Yoga classes are designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or a towel.

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park


Zumba Fit Camp

Date: June 9, 2018

This four-week series will consist of high-energy and calorie-burning dance fitness routines fused with bodyweight exercises and light weight training to increase, push, and challenge your fitness level.

Please bring a mat or towel and dumbells (3-5 lbs.).

Start time: 10:30 pm

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

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


Seining

Date: June 10, 2018

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.

Get ready to get your hands wet! Seining programs use nets to catch fish.

All equipment provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Section 2 Orchard Beach (in Pelham Bay Park)


Basic Canoeing

Date: June 9, 2018

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 park ranger is requied.

This basic canoeing program is great for all skill levels. First-come, first-served. The line to participate may be closed prior to 2:00 p.m. due to demand

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021`

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)


The Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt

Date: June 9, 2018

Join us for an adventure as we unlock Island secrets, search for treasure, and explore Randall’s Island Park. This free event teaches you how to use a map and compass (materials provided) to navigate a fun course.

  • Adult orienteering course from Hudson Valley Orienteering
  • Children’s course
  • Participant prizes
  • View our Gallery of Maps
  • Crafts for kids – design your own compass!
  • Musical puppet performance by Arm-of-the-Sea Theater
  • Refreshments
  • Suitable for ages 5+ (with an adult)

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

Location: Field 80 (in Randall's Island Park)


Roger Morris Park Garden Volunteer Day

Date: June 10, 2018

Whether you have a green thumb or just a curiosity for what makes the garden grow, all are welcome to volunteer in Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion, once a month under the supervision of NYC Parks.

All tools and instructions are provided, just bring a willingness to get a little dirty as we beautify our special garden.

Closed-toed shoes are required. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

RSVP by emailing John.Kelly@parks.nyc.gov and write "Volunteer" in the subject line.

Groups must RSVP by at least 14 days in advance.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

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


Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

Date: May 27, 2018

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 families, aged 8 and older.

Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. First come, first served.

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)


Summer on the Hudson: AmpLit: Amplifying Fresh Voices in Literature

Date: June 9, 2018

Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic bring authors of all backgrounds, styles, and levels of recognition to center stage with readings, workshops, panels, and a community market. AmpLit Fest makes one of life’s most solitary acts — writing — a public celebration.

To learn more about this event, visit Lamprophonic's website.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:15 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)


Birding: Raptors

Date: June 9, 2018

New York CIty is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.

We offer birding programs throughout the year with unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

To enhance your experience, we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)


It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground

Date: June 10, 2018

This It's My Park Season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Lt. Lia Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: 347-489-3060

Location: Wall Street and St. Marks Place (in Lt. Lia Playground)


It's My Park at Herbert Von King Park

Date: June 9, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Herbert Von King Dog Run to beautify Herbert Von King Park Dog Run. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Herbert Von King Dog Run (in Herbert Von King Park)


Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

Date: June 9, 2018

Join us at this fun family-friendly outdoor party featuring a children’s entertainer, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun! Stp by th eBillion Oyster Project on the Baylander to see the latest effort to restore our harbor!

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

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


It's My Park at Brower Park

Date: June 9, 2018

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

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Brower Park Park House (in Brower Park)


World's Fair History Walking Tour

Date: June 10, 2018

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

Tours take place on the second Sunday of each month through November. Our one-hour tours begin at 11:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m.* Meet us at the Unisphere!

*11:00 a.m. only on April 8.

No registration is required. First-come, first-served. Weather permitting.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6437

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)


It's My Park at Michael J. Leonard Memorial Plaza

Date: June 9, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Staten Island Royal Lions Club as they clean and beautify Michael J. Leonard Memorial Plaza, at the corner of Hylan Boulevard and Clove Road. We look forward to cleaning up the plaza with you!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 763-3819

Location: Michael J. Leonard Memorial Plaza


Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

Date: June 9, 2018

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. Highlights of this tour include: Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields.

Details

Meet: Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue). Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register here!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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


Fitness Festival

Date: June 9, 2018

Fun and healthy event featuring free fitness classes, obstacle course, brain games, flexibility exercises, dance fitness and other fun activities encouraging more movement and play into their everyday life.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Bush Clinton Park (in Red Hook Recreation Area)


Saltwater Fishing

Date: June 10, 2018

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.

Whether you choose to grab a simple bamboo pole at a quiet lake or join more advanced saltwater programs, we have a program that fits your skill level.

All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Lemon Creek Pier (in Lemon Creek Park)


Cocoxochitl: A Dahlia Workshop

Date: June 9, 2018

Facilitated by Cris Izaguirre, Farm Manager at KCC Urban Farm

Come learn about growing, caring for, saving seed and the history behind this beautiful Aztec plant. Members of registered GreenThumb community gardens will be eligible to take home 1-2 dahlia plants for their gardens.

Venga y aprenda a cómo cultivar, cuidar y guardar las semillas, así como también la historia detrás de esta belleza azteca. Los miembros de la comunidad de jardineros certificados de GreenThumb serán elegibles para llevarse a casa 1 o 2 dalias para sus jardines.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Para participar, es necesario preinscribirse.

Limited to 15 gardeners. Cupo limitado de 15 jardineros.
Este taller se ofrecerá con traducción al español.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-602-5300

Location: Kelly Street Garden


'Dearly Beloved': 1845 Wedding Reenactment and Reception

Date: June 9, 2018

In the 19th century, American weddings gradually transformed from private, informal celebrations to elaborate and expensive spectacles. In mid-19th century New York City, many marriages took place at home. Join us in the museum’s Greek Revival double parlor as we discuss changing wedding customs in the 19th century, then recreate the 1845 wedding of the Tredwells’ oldest daughter, Elizabeth, and Effingham Nichols.

After the ceremony, guests are invited to join the bride and groom in the garden for cake and light refreshments. 19th century attire is encouraged.

  • 6:00 p.m.: Exhibition viewing — Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century
    ?Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and guests are invited to view the current exhibition which features Eliza Tredwell’s 1820 empire-style embroidered cotton wedding dress and Sarah Ann Tredwell’s 1872 silk bridal dress made in Paris.
  • 6:30 p.m.: Wedding Ceremony
  • 7 p.m.: Reception in the Garden

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum


Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

Date: June 9, 2018

Join Shape Up NYC's fun Zumba class! Colorful outfits are encouraged!

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

Shape Up NYC offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit. It is an NYC Parks program in partnership with Equinox, NYC Service, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)


Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

Date: June 10, 2018

Over the course of the 1800s, weddings in New York City evolved from intimate private ceremonies to large, lavish affairs. This exhibition explores the changes in wedding customs as the 19th century progressed, including the trousseau, printed invitations, and the giving of gifts.

Highlights include Eliza Tredwell’s 1820 empire-style embroidered cotton wedding dress and Sarah Ann Tredwell’s 1872 silk bridal dress made in Paris, the highest fashion of the post-Civil War bustle period. Accessories include silk wedding boots, and earrings, corsage, and headpiece of wax orange blossoms.

This exhibition is on view on Thursdays through Mondays (except major holidays) from May 3 to July 30. The house is open on Thursdays from noon to 8:00 p.m. and Fridays through Mondays from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum


Family Day

Date: June 9, 2018

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, an animal show, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, a photo booth, music, and more!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Turtle Playground


It's My Park at North Shore Esplanade

Date: June 10, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths to beautify North Shore Esplanade. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (347) 489-3060

Location: 78 Richmond Terrace


Urban Farm Exploration Day

Date: June 9, 2018

Take a self-guided tour through the Urban Farm to see the variety of fruits and vegetables that we are growing this season. Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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


Astoria Park Carnival

Date: June 10, 2018

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Inc. is pleased to bring you the 2018 Astoria Park Carnival. Join us from June 6 through June 10 to enjoy rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. We can't wait to see you there!

Schedule of Events

  • Wednesday, June 6 and Thursday, June 7: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 8: 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 9: noon - midnight
  • Sunday, June 10: noon - 11:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Parking Lot (in Astoria Park)


Movies Under the Stars: Wonder Woman

Date: June 9, 2018

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

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

Come early! Before this screening we will have complimentary ice cream, popcorn, face painters and more activities related to the movie.

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, 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!

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: John Jay Park


Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

Date: June 10, 2018

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 families, aged 8 and older.

Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. First come, first served.

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)


Garden Highlights Walk

Date: June 9, 2018

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)


World's Fair History Walking Tour

Date: June 10, 2018

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

Tours take place on the second Sunday of each month through November. Our one-hour tours begin at 11:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m. Meet us at the Unisphere!

*11:00 a.m. only on April 8.

No registration is required. First-come, first-served. Weather permitting.

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

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 760-6437

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)


Garden Walk: Poppies in the Garden

Date: June 10, 2018

With their delicate petals, slender stems, and shapely seed heads, poppies are true garden aristocrats.

Join Senior Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day to see a plethora of poppies in the garden, from bright-red field poppies and soft-orange Atlantic poppies to the many-hued cultivars of Oriental and bread seed poppies. The walk concludes at Wave Hill House for a poppy seed cooking demo.

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)


Urban Farm Exploration Day

Date: June 10, 2018

Take a self-guided tour through the Urban Farm to see the variety of fruits and vegetables that we are growing this season. Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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


Yoga at The Battery

Date: June 10, 2018

Yoga in The Battery is back this summer twice a week!

Tejal Patel will lead open level yoga practice on the Woodland Lawn overlooking the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty.

June 3 through September 30

  • Sundays: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Wednesdays: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Please RSVP first. Sunday classes are open for all ages. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours while supplies last, first come first served.

Photo credit: Rob Alcantar

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Woodland Lawn (in The Battery)


Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

Date: June 9, 2018

It is said that the Internet is making the world a smaller place, connecting people and places that were once hugely separated by many miles and mindsets. However, the world has been getting “smaller” for years — in large part due to immigration and the free flow of ideas that come with it.

Now on view at the Conference House Park visitor center and at the Biddle House in Conference House Park, this exhibit highlights narratives of important pioneers in the fields of maritime navigation and communication so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” slowly but surely over centuries by learning how to travel vast oceans. The exhibit also includes a selection of devices, navigational maps and prints from the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication (located in Rosebank, S.I.), devoted to preserving and displaying devices and equipment that were used over the years to navigate waters worldwide. This exhibit also includes a working model of a dry dock.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park),H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)


Family Nature Walk

Date: June 10, 2018

Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.

Kids aged six and older are welcome with an adult. Registration is not required.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)


It's My Park at Jerome Park

Date: May 27, 2018

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors cleanup day in Fort Independence Park and along Sedgwick Avenue.

No previous experience necessary. Meet at Ft Independence Playground. Volunteers under 18 yr must be accompanied by an adult or present a parental/guardian consent form (available via group leader).

We look forward to cleaning up the park with you! For more information email jeromeparkfans@gmail.com.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 841-6032

Location: Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground)


Miguel's Summer Kick Off

Date: May 27, 2018

Summer starts...NOW! Celebrate fun in the sun with your host DJ Miguel to live music, dance contests, fun games, and awe-inspiring magic shows!

No admission fee. Live entertainment is free to guests.

Pay per attraction. Visit fantasyforestnyc.com for game and ride pricing.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

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


Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

Date: June 10, 2018

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: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center


Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Sculpture in Motion with The Little Animation Studio

Date: June 9, 2018

If a sculpture could come to life, what would it do? Participants will use the art of stop-motion animation to explore the possibilities of moving sculptures. Come create your own small sculpture and bring it to life! Teaching artists from The Little Animation Studio will guide you through animation basics using professional grade animation software and equipment.

Please note: If arriving in a group of 10 or more, please contact us the week prior to your visit by calling (718) 956-1819.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park


Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

Date: June 10, 2018

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)


Trellising your Garden Vegetables

Date: June 9, 2018

Facilitated by David Vigil, Project Director at East New York Farms!

Build a trellis for your crops to let them grow tall and strong. Growing vertically can help you plant a lot of crops in a small space.

To RSVP, call (718) 649-7979 x15 or email Sadatu Usman at sadatu@eastnewyorkfarms.org.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 649-7979

Location: Ashford Street Abundant Garden


Science in the Park: Woodlands

Date: June 10, 2018

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park. Topics include water, animal adaptations, engineering and flight.

This series will not take place on Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)


Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

Date: June 10, 2018

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 families, aged 8 and older.

Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. First come, first served.

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)


Astoria Park Carnival

Date: June 9, 2018

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Inc. is pleased to bring you the 2018 Astoria Park Carnival. Join us from June 6 through June 10 to enjoy rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. We can't wait to see you there!

Schedule of Events

  • Wednesday, June 6 and Thursday, June 7: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 8: 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 9: noon - midnight
  • Sunday, June 10: noon - 11:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 0:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Parking Lot (in Astoria Park)


Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance!

Date: June 10, 2018

Learn to dance like a pro at these Salsa, Cha-Cha and Bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School and featuring DJ Ray Colon.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)


Movies Under the Stars: Saturday Church

Date: June 8, 2018

Celebrate Pride with NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment!

This award-winning, coming-of-age musical fantasy follows Ulysses, a shy boy who finds himself coping with new responsibilities as man of the house after the death of his father. Struggling with his gender identity in his conservative household, he escapes into a fantasy world filled with dance and music, bringing him to a vibrant transgender community. This beautiful film stars Golden Globe winner, Regina Taylor ("I'll Fly Away"), Indya Moore ("Pose"), Margot Bingham ("She's Gotta Have It") and Luka Kain ("Adam").

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: McCarren Park Pool Deck (in McCarren Park)


Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

Date: June 8, 2018

Over the course of the 1800s, weddings in New York City evolved from intimate private ceremonies to large, lavish affairs. This exhibition explores the changes in wedding customs as the 19th century progressed, including the trousseau, printed invitations, and the giving of gifts.

Highlights include Eliza Tredwell’s 1820 empire-style embroidered cotton wedding dress and Sarah Ann Tredwell’s 1872 silk bridal dress made in Paris, the highest fashion of the post-Civil War bustle period. Accessories include silk wedding boots, and earrings, corsage, and headpiece of wax orange blossoms.

This exhibition is on view on Thursdays through Mondays (except major holidays) from May 3 to July 30. The house is open on Thursdays from noon to 8:00 p.m. and Fridays through Mondays from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum


Working in Brooklyn: Early 20th Century Industry

Date: June 7, 2018

Did you know that Brooklyn used to be an international center of industrial production? Did you know that its waterfront factories represented the cutting edge of architecture and engineering at the turn of the twentieth century?

Come learn about Brooklyn's forgotten industrial landscape. You'll see how the harbor functioned in its heyday, and discover how Brooklyn served as a model for businessmen, architects, engineers, and others looking to forge a new way of life for the modern world.

Speaker: Malka Simon, PhD of Brooklyn College

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hendrick I. Lott House


Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

Date: June 7, 2018

Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories and sing-along encouragement on our comfy and danceable turf lawn by the big locomotive.

This event is great for kids aged 5 years and under! Wear sunscreen or bring shade.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)


Films on the Green: The Scent of Green Papaya

Date: June 8, 2018

The Scent of Green Papaya (L’odeur de la papaye verte)
Directed by Tran Anh Hung, 1993, 1 hour and 44 minutes, France-Vietnam
With Tran Nu Yên-Khê, Lu Man San, Truong Thi Loc

In 1950s Saigon, 10-year-old Mui (Man San) enters household service for an affluent but troubled Vietnamese family. Despite her servile role, Mui discovers beauty and epiphany in the lush physical details that envelope her. She observes her new surroundings with trusting eyes, trying to remember every detail: the smell of the green papaya, the taste of the water, and the colors of fabrics sold by the lady of the house. But one day, the father disappears with the fortune of the household.

Presented in partnership with the Vietnam Heritage Center

#FilmsOnTheGreen: Free French films in NYC Parks
Screening in Vietnamese with English subtitles

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 439-1425

Location: Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park)


Yoga in Queens

Date: June 8, 2018

Join us for a free yoga class on the beach. This class is open to all levels. Please bring a mat or towel.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (973) 214-7910

Location: Beach 67 Street Surfing Beach (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)


Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

Date: June 7, 2018

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. It's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)


Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

Date: June 7, 2018

This current events discussion group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.

Join this group to connect with others who want to explore how current events impact our lives, and how we can impact our government. In the process, hone your self-advocacy skills and be part of a community dedicated to making sure all voices are heard.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)


Movies Under the Stars: MOCA Cinema: Mulan

Date: June 8, 2018

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

To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.

Come early! We will have different games and activities before the movie.

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

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

Know Before You Go
You should arrive by 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: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Columbus Park


Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

Date: June 8, 2018

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include: the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)


It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

Date: June 7, 2018

This It's My Park season, please join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

This group is generously supported by Council Member Debi Rose through the NYC Council's Parks Equity Initiative, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson and in coordination with Partnerships for Parks.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Neal Dow Street and North Avenue (in Northerleigh Park)


It's My Park at Rutland Road Greenstreets

Date: June 7, 2018

This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of East Flatbush/District #17 to beautify the greenstreets at Rutland Road, Remsen Avenue, and E. 52nd Street. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Rutland Street Greenstreets


Movies Under the Stars: Moana

Date: June 8, 2018

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

From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes Moana, a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who is inspired to leave the safety and security of her island on a daring journey to save her people. Inexplicably drawn to the ocean, Moana (voice of Auli?i Cravalho) convinces the mighty demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson) to join her mission, and he reluctantly helps her become a wayfinder like her ancestors who sailed before her. Together, they voyage across the open ocean on an action-packed adventure, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds, and along the way, Moana fulfills her quest and discovers the one thing she’s always sought: her own identity.

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, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: The Meadow at Cedar Grove Park


Coastal Clean Up with Riverside Park Conservancy and Trash Hero New York

Date: June 8, 2018

Celebrate World Ocean's Day! Riverside Park Conservancy partners with Trash Hero New York to remove trash and recyclables that are brought in with the tides and pile up along the Hudson River coastline. Join us for our monthly coastal cleanup project in Riverside Park South.

Please note: This volunteer project will not take place in the event of inclement weather. Volunteer projects are dependent on the season and the needs of the park. Closed-toed work shoes are required. Do not bring additional bags, as there is no place to store belongings. Dress comfortably and be prepared to get dirty! Best to remove jewelry, and wear hair tied back.

For more event info or to register, please call (212) 870-3073 or email grassroots@riversideparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 870-3073

Location: 59th Street Mound (in Riverside Park South)


Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

Date: June 7, 2018

Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours. Located in the heart of midtown, Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will's-widow!

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)


Chancellor's Day: Professional Development Day for Educators, Teachers, and Youth Leaders

Date: June 7, 2018

This is an adult only workshop geared towards educators, and is CTLE credit certified. Educators, teachers, and youth leaders learn about nature-based curriculum Project Learning's Tree Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood.

Project Learning's Tree Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood integrates nature-based exploration, art, literature, math, music and movement, and outdoor play into early childhood education settings. The detailed lesson plans outline activities that encourage children to explore, discover, and communicate in expressive ways. This workshop is geared to all educators who work with children aged 3 to 7 years old. Educators who attend, receive the PLT Early Childhood activity guide (including the "Environmental Experiences" CD) with lesson plans and additional resources for Early Childhood instruction.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)


Movies Under the Stars: Fences

Date: June 8, 2018

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

Adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a black garbage collector in 1950s Pittsburgh named Troy Maxson. Bitter about his lot in life, Maxson frequently takes out his frustrations on his loved ones.

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, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park)


Yoga

Date: June 8, 2018

Get ready to challenge yourself with a yoga session to both strengthen and relax the mind and body.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)


Astoria Park Carnival

Date: June 7, 2018

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Inc. is pleased to bring you the 2018 Astoria Park Carnival. Join us from June 6 through June 10 to enjoy rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. We can't wait to see you there!

Schedule of Events

  • Wednesday, June 6 and Thursday, June 7: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 8: 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 9: noon - midnight
  • Sunday, June 10: noon - 11:00 p.m.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Parking Lot (in Astoria Park)


Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project

Date: June 7, 2018

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)


O'dane Whilby's "Cardinal Theory"

Date: June 8, 2018

This outdoor concert is presented by Councilmember Cohen's office and Bronx Arts Ensemble. O'dane Whilby's "Cardinal Theory" will be playing Pop and R&B favorites. Songs by: The Temptations, The Supremes, Jackson 5, Bobby Darin, Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder and MORE!

Please bring chair and blanket to enjoy the show.

If rain the show will be inside the recreation center.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)


Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the AXIS Project

Date: June 8, 2018

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: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 646-632-7344

Location: Hansborough Recreation Center


Kids Imaginative Arts

Date: June 7, 2018

Children will use their imagination and curiosity, and explore ideas for self expression to create themed artwork.

April: Showers - Painted Art and Pastel Art
May: Mother's Day Parchment Paper Greeting Cards 2D and 3D Floral Art
June: Father's Day Parchment Paper Greeting Cards and Painted Rocks

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)


Fitness Walk

Date: June 7, 2018

Join us for a free self-guided fitness walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately 2 miles). For adults only.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park)


Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - New York-Style Mambo with Katherine Jimenez

Date: June 8, 2018

NYC Parks and Ailey Extension are bringing dance to the people.

Join us for a New York-style mambo workshop with Ailey instructor Katherine Jimenez. The event will take place outdoors in front of the Sunset Park Recreation Center.

Let us know you're joining us! RSVP on eventbrite at nymambowithailey.eventbrite.com.

About Alvin Ailey Extension
The Ailey Extension offers real classes for real people to embody the legacy of Mr. Ailey by bringing dance back to the people and making dance accessible to all people. Our instructors are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment to give you an unforgettable dance experience.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)


Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project

Date: June 8, 2018

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)


Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

Date: June 7, 2018

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.

Details

Meet: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk at West 59th Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register here!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)


Free Yoga at Washington Square Park

Date: June 7, 2018

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

Please bring your own yoga mat.

Classes brought to you by the Washington Square Park Conservancy and NYC Parks.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)


Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

Date: June 8, 2018

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. It's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)


Introduction to Meditation

Date: June 8, 2018

Known benefits of a regular meditation practice include stress reduction, improved concentration, increased self-awareness and sense of happiness, improved cardiovascular and immune health, and more.

This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat or blanket to sit on.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 7:45 am

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)


Jerry Costanzo and His Gotham City Swingers

Date: June 7, 2018

Experience New York City's hippest little big band. Jerry and his Swingin' pals will be performing music from the swing era to the "Rat Pack" stylings of the 1950s and '60s.

Sponsored by Council Member Karen Koslowitz.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)


Chancellor's Day: Professional Development Day for Educators, Teachers, and Youth Leaders

Date: June 7, 2018

This is an adult only workshop geared towards educators, and is CTLE credit certified. Educators, teachers, and youth leaders learn about two nature-based curriculums: Growing Up WILD and Project Learning's Tree Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood.

Growing Up WILD is an award-winning environmental education program for early childhood educators, teachers, and youth leaders working with children aged 3 to 7 years old. Activities focus on animals and habitats through games, snacks, crafts, and songs!

Project Learning's Tree Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood integrates nature-based exploration, art, literature, math, music and movement, and outdoor play into early childhood education settings. The detailed lesson plans outline activities that encourage children to explore, discover, and communicate in expressive ways. This workshop is geared to all educators who work with children aged 3 to 7 years old. Educators who attend, receive the PLT Early Childhood activity guide (including the "Environmental Experiences" CD) with lesson plans and additional resources for Early Childhood instruction.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)


Bryant Park Latin Festival

Date: June 8, 2018

Latin Festival celebrates the season finale of Dance Party, hosted and produced by Talia Castro-Pozo. The party features superb bands and expert dance instruction in Cha Cha, Boogaloo, and Salsa for extraordinary dancing experiences.

An innovative exponent of Latin jazz, salsa, and pop music for five decades, the Grammy-nominated New Swing Sextet plays Cha Cha and Boogaloo tunes that capture the excitement and turbulence of 1960s New York.

Renowned Venezuelan percussionist Luisito Quintero, who has played with such greats as Celia Cruz, Marc Anthony, and Tito Puente and was Grammy-nominated in 2015 for his 3rd Element Latin Jazz album, infuses salsa music with Afro-Caribbean rhythms to create a fresh and dynamic sound.

Festivities begin at 5pm and continue until 10pm.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)


Movies Under the Stars: Pride Month Series: Moonlight

Date: June 7, 2018

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

Moonlight is a chronicle of the childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. Rated R.

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, 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!

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center


Tour The Battery

Date: June 7, 2018

Join us every Thursday for tours of The Battery!

Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf, and so much more!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 2123443491

Location: Netherland Monument (in The Battery)


Bryant Park Tai Chi

Date: June 7, 2018

Join these morning classes provided by the Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Master Hyland Harris.

All ages and levels are welcome. Classes are rain or shine.

Photo credit: Jane Kratochvil.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)


Astoria Park Carnival

Date: June 8, 2018

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Inc. is pleased to bring you the 2018 Astoria Park Carnival. Join us from June 6 through June 10 to enjoy rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. We can't wait to see you there!

Schedule of Events

  • Wednesday, June 6 and Thursday, June 7: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 8: 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 9: noon - midnight
  • Sunday, June 10: noon - 11:00 p.m.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Parking Lot (in Astoria Park)


Movies Under the Stars: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Misouri

Date: June 7, 2018

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

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit. Rated R

Come early! Before this screening we will have complimentary ice cream, popcorn and more activities related to the movie.

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, 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!

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Corporal John A Seravalli Playground (in Corporal John A. Seravalli Playground)


Piano in Bryant Park: Todd Robbins

Date: June 7, 2018

New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park.

This week's performer is Todd Robbins, Ragtime and Classic Tin Pan Alley.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)


Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Date: June 7, 2018

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Parks are becoming a logical alternative environment for those who want to add variety to their workouts, or who just don't like the gym. And, it's an affordable way to increase physical activity opportunities, because there's nothing special to build.

Exercise with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestows health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors for example gives your brain, psyche, and immune system an extra boost.

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions. Saturday morning walks begin at 8:30 a.m.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)


Seasonal Arts and Crafts

Date: June 8, 2018

Kids create fun art inspired by the season, using various materials and techniques. Techniques include:

  • April - Painted Rocks
  • May - Kid's Hand Flowering Tree
  • June - Magnet Art

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)


Bingo!

Date: June 7, 2018

Game on! This classic game of chance goes outside for play in the park. Comedian Andy Ross hosts with music by DJ Flip Bundlez.

FREE to play with prizes for every win.

Please note: Pre-registration suggested. Register on Eventbrite. You must be 18 years of age or older to participate. In case of rain, BINGO! will be cancelled.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)


WBO Field Day

Date: June 7, 2018

School is out for Chancellor's Day. Come get active with us! In partnership with the Montefiore School Health Program, we will have a variety of activities including soccer, tug of war, parachute, obstacle courses and more! This program is geared toward 6 - 13 year olds. All are welcome. A small snack and giveways while supplies last.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)


Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

Date: June 3, 2018

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 families, aged 8 and older.

Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. First come, first served.

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)


Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

Date: June 8, 2018

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. Highlights of this tour include: Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields.

Details

Meet: Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue). Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register here!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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


Yoga in the Park

Date: June 7, 2018

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our evening yoga classes.

Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance and Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on water.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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


Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

Date: June 7, 2018

Over the course of the 1800s, weddings in New York City evolved from intimate private ceremonies to large, lavish affairs. This exhibition explores the changes in wedding customs as the 19th century progressed, including the trousseau, printed invitations, and the giving of gifts.

Highlights include Eliza Tredwell’s 1820 empire-style embroidered cotton wedding dress and Sarah Ann Tredwell’s 1872 silk bridal dress made in Paris, the highest fashion of the post-Civil War bustle period. Accessories include silk wedding boots, and earrings, corsage, and headpiece of wax orange blossoms.

This exhibition is on view on Thursdays through Mondays (except major holidays) from May 3 to July 30. The house is open on Thursdays from noon to 8:00 p.m. and Fridays through Mondays from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum


It's My Park: CPN's Family Earth Fair

Date: June 3, 2018

Join Coastal Preservation Network for a great day of environmental service, education, and fun at MacNeil Park in College Point.

At noon:

  • join fellow volunteers for an It's My Park project to help clean the beach and park

Starting at 2:00 p.m., event activities include:

  • free kayaking in the East River with HarborLAB
  • live animals with Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • live music
  • outdoor science lab with James Cervino
  • fun for the kids with @Cido the Clown Payaso Cido
  • and creative arts withARTbeat5

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: MacNeil Park (in Macneil Park)


Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

Date: June 8, 2018

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include: the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Map of start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10)
To purchase tickets, please click here

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)


Capoeira in the Park

Date: June 7, 2018

Led by expert instructors, this series introduces participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira and it's history.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Lawn east of Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park)


Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

Date: June 7, 2018

Over the course of the 1800s, weddings in New York City evolved from intimate private ceremonies to large, lavish affairs. This exhibition explores the changes in wedding customs as the 19th century progressed, including the trousseau, printed invitations, and the giving of gifts.

Highlights include Eliza Tredwell’s 1820 empire-style embroidered cotton wedding dress and Sarah Ann Tredwell’s 1872 silk bridal dress made in Paris, the highest fashion of the post-Civil War bustle period. Accessories include silk wedding boots, and earrings, corsage, and headpiece of wax orange blossoms.

This exhibition is on view on Thursdays through Mondays (except major holidays) from May 3 to July 30. The house is open on Thursdays from noon to 8:00 p.m. and Fridays through Mondays from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum


Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

Date: June 3, 2018

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 families, aged 8 and older.

Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photo identificaiton is required. You must wear sneakers. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. First come, first served.

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)


Bryant Park Fencing

Date: June 8, 2018

Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center.

You must be 16 years old or older to participate. Registration is required at manhattanfencing.com.

Photo Credit: Angelito Jusay.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)


Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

Date: June 7, 2018

Enjoy introductory Argentine Tango lessons, music, and dancing in the open air. Lessons are held at 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. with social dance time between lessons.

Live music and dancers will be featured on June 7 and July 26.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)


Family Skate Day

Date: June 7, 2018

Join NYC Parks & Council Member Miller for a day of roller skating, music, face painting, cotton candy, popcorn, and more!

Roller skates will be provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 7183937370

Location: Daniel M. O'Connell


Imaginative Arts (Adults)

Date: June 8, 2018

Adults use their imagination to create works of art by employing various artistic techniques. They will be encouraged to discuss and share to bounce ideas from each other.

April: Showers Painted Art - Create an imaginative work inspired by the season’s rain. We will be using paints and pastels for vibrant colors.
May: Flowers - 2D and 3D Mix Media Art on Parchment Paper
June: Rockin' Art Painting on Rocks

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)


Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

Date: June 7, 2018

Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company lead dance workshops for adults of all ages and abilities, with a special focus on seniors. Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)


Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

Date: June 7, 2018

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free; registration not required. No groups, please.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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


Movies Under the Stars: Festival Friday: American Black Film Festival - Bruce! (R)

Date: June 8, 2018

Join NYC Parks for Festival Friday with the American Black Film Festival!

This hilarious comedy following a rude 30-something slacker who has no career and no prospects. He’s content with his life until he falls in love with a woman, proving that you’re never too old to change. Written, directed and starring Eden Marryshow (JESSICA JONES), this award-winning film also features Mlé Chester (STILLS), Jean Goto (THE CABIN) and Jason Tottenham (QUANTICO).

Know Before You Go
This film features explicit content and is rated R. You should come before 7:45 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Fort Greene Park


Piano in Bryant Park: Todd Robbins

Date: June 8, 2018

New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park.

This week's performer is Todd Robbins, Ragtime and Classic Tin Pan Alley.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)


Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

Date: June 7, 2018

Link mindful breath with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Veteran Nina Semczuk helps you cultivate strength, flexibility, balance, and focus while enjoying yoga outdoors.

Please bring a mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Lawn at 74th Street (in Riverside Park South)


Special Express Arts

Date: June 7, 2018

Artists will be creating a mixed media art using construction paper, magazine cutouts, cloth, string, acrylic paint, and glue.

We will be providing these materials. We advise that participants bring any other materials they might like to use (like any magazine images or computer printouts along with any small objects they would like to incorporate into their collage).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)


Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project

Date: June 6, 2018

1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project is a colorful exhibit that features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978. During this period, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks, resulting in over 3000 images that serve as a time capsule of a pivotal moment for New York.

“1978” was curated by Parks’ Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn.

Please note: The gallery is closed on Memorial Day.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)


Zumba

Date: June 6, 2018

Join us in the park for Zumba, an aerobic exercise and cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivational international music with unique movements.

Please note: There will be no sessions on June 27 and July 4.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park)


Movies Under the Stars: Jaws

Date: May 26, 2018

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

An enormous great white shark terrorizes a summer resort town, where a police chief, a fisherman and a marine biologist realize they're "gonna need a bigger boat" to battle the bloodthirsty beast.

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, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)


Bronx River Full River Paddle

Date: June 2, 2018

Join us on a 5-mile paddling adventure and explore the Bronx River! This paddle ends in Starlight Park.

Registration is required!

In preparation for your Bronx River adventure, visit our FAQ section!

Please note: registration opens 2 weeks prior to trip date at 10:00 a.m. and ends 2 days before trip at 2:00 p.m.. In order to provide a safe trip experience, there is a limit of 20 available tickets. Sorry, we do not currently offer waitlists.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard


CANCELLED: It's My Park at Skyline Playground

Date: May 27, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Please note: this event was rescheduled from May 20

This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Skyline Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

This group is generously supported by Council Member Debi Rose through the NYC Council's Parks Equity Initiative, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson and in coordination with Partnerships for Parks.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (347) 489-3060

Location: Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground)


Nocturnal Wildlife

Date: May 27, 2018

Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. To enhance your experience, we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask an Urban Park Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)


Bryant Park Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Date: June 2, 2018

Join us on the lawn for a full production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, produced by The Drilling Company. A familiar sight – a romantic Bryant Park wedding – develops into a modern-day twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy, full of madcap revelry and literary fantasy.

This event is part of the Bryant Park Picnics series. Each Picnics evening is free to the public with no dress code, no tickets, and no lines. Over 200 blankets are free to borrow so audience members can spread out and relax while enjoying the performance. Beer and wine are available for purchase, along with food from Hester Street Fair on Friday evenings.

Photo credit: Adela Loconte.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)


Kayaking and Canoeing

Date: June 3, 2018

LIC Community Boathouse (LICCB) offers free kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting) at Hallets Cove, located just north of the park. 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-served basis. Minors (younger than 18 years old) 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.

Please note: No RSVP is required; however, participants are encouraged to call (631) 542-2628 or visit licboathouse.org two hours prior to a scheduled paddle for updates and cancellations, especially during inclement weather.

In partnership with LIC Community Boathouse.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Hallet's Cove


Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - Revelations Workshop with Lisa Johnson

Date: June 5, 2018

NYC Parks and Ailey Extension are bringing dance to the people.

Join us for a special Revelations Workshop with Ailey Instructor Lisa Johnson at the Parade Ground near Drummer's Grove in Prospect Park.

Let us know you're joining us! RSVP on Eventbrite at revelationswithailey.eventbrite.com.

About Alvin Ailey Extension
The Ailey Extension offers real classes for real people to embody the legacy of Mr. Ailey by bringing dance back to the people and making dance accessible to all people. Our instructors are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment to give you an unforgettable dance experience.

In partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Parade Ground (in Prospect Park)


Fitness Boot Camp with Ruel Davis

Date: June 6, 2018

Ready to work hard and sweat with NYC's newest skyline behind you?! Ruel Davis returns to Hudson Park for a new season of boot camp!

This one-hour, intense class will challenge you, and keep you coming back for more!

This series is free and open to the public.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park)


Piano in Bryant Park: Ayako Shirasaki

Date: May 25, 2018

New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park.

This week's performer is Ayako Shirasaki, a virtuoso pianist with a "tender touch."

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)


Movies Under the Stars: Boss Baby

Date: June 6, 2018

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

A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.

Come early! Before this screening we will have complimentary ice cream, popcorn, face painters and more activities related to the movie.

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, 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!

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: De Witt Clinton Park


Movies Under the Stars: Spider-Man Homecoming

Date: May 26, 2018

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

Spider-Man learns the ropes of being a superhero under the tutelage of Tony Stark, all while juggling his responsibilities as high schooler Peter Parker. Eager to prove himself to Stark, Parker soon gets tangled up with a villain known as the Vulture. Rated PG-13.

Come early! Before this screening we will have arts & crafts activities related to the movie.

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, 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!

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Sol Bloom Playground


Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

Date: May 27, 2018

Socrates offers Vinyasa Yoga presented by 3 unique practioners with varying styles and backgrounds: 9:30 a.m. Saturday classes are taught by Jennifer Batson, 11:00 a.m. Saturday classes by Morgan Miller; Sunday classes are led by Yojaida Estrella. In all classes, participants flow through a series of connected yoga poses with an awareness of the breath in this welcoming waterfront environment of nature and art.

Yoga classes are designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or a towel.

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park


Summer on the Hudson: Mamapalooza

Date: May 27, 2018

Fierce feminist families celebrate all mamas and the people who love them at our annual festival featuring music, family-focused vendors, wellness activities, face painting, art, and activism.

Features:

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)


CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Date: May 27, 2018

Please note: this event has been postponed due to inclement weather. Please see the NYC Parks website for future dates.

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

Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, and boasting an A-list cast of comedy superstars headed by Kevin Hart and Ed Helms, DreamWorks Animation brings audiences the long-awaited global movie event, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. This raucously subversive comedy for the entire family tells the story of two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

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: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: The Painter's Playground


Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

Date: May 28, 2018

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.

Details

Meet: Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue). Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few stairs
Length of Tour: approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Register in advance for easiest check-in here! (Pre-registration not required)

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 (FAQ).

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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


Turtle & Shell Show and Tell

Date: June 3, 2018

Our youngest visitors and their families are invited to drop by this informal info station to see turtle shells, eggs and meet a live turtle as a part of Wave Hill's Turtle Day. Ages four to six are welcome with an adult.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)


Movies Under the Stars: Lady Bird

Date: June 5, 2018

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

In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California. Rated R.

Come early! Before this screening, we will have complimentary ice cream, popcorn, and more activities related to the movie.

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, 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!

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

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: St. Nicholas Park 135 Lawn (in St. Nicholas Park)


Piano in Bryant Park: Sue Maskaleris

Date: May 31, 2018

New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park.

This week's performer is Sue Maskaleris, pianist and composer.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)


QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

Date: June 6, 2018

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

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden


Bryant Park HSBC Business & Finance: Reinvent Yourself as a Leader

Date: May 31, 2018

This series features books with a focus on business, economics, and what makes a company great.

John Hillen, Professor of Practice at George Mason University, and Mark D. Nevins, Nevins Consulting, discuss their new book What Happens Now?: Reinvent Yourself as a Leader Before Your Business Outruns You.

Hosted by HSBC.

Books are available for purchase at the event from our partner Kinokuniya and for signing by the authors.

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)


Movies Under the Stars: Coco

Date: May 26, 2018

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

A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.

Come early! Before this screening we will have complimentary ice cream, popcorn, face painters and more activities related to the movie.

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, 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!

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

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: William F. Passannante Ballfield


Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Gardens

Date: June 2, 2018

Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park’s Conservatory Garden. Discover the difference between the various flowers and landscapes that make up the Park’s only formal garden. Learn about its history, design, and what it takes to maintain a healthy and beautiful garden through hands-on exploration and guided activities in your complementary Discovery Journal.

Details

Meet: Vanderbilt Gate at Conservatory Garden (Fifth Avenue between 104th and 105th Streets). Map of start location
Terrain: Some stairs, for wheelchair access, enter the Park at 106th Street and Fifth Ave, and enter the Garden at the north gate.
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)


Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze Sundays

Date: May 27, 2018

The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun and see sunspots and prominences under a summer sky.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)


Summer on the Hudson: New York City Fish Count

Date: June 2, 2018

As part of the annual World Science Festival, we will wade into the Hudson River to collect and count what species of fish we find. Join us for this fun waterside event!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 172nd Street Beach (in Fort Washington Park)


Movies Under the Stars: The Lion King

Date: June 2, 2018

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

A royal lion cub is driven into exile after his uncle murders his father.

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, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Seguine Avenue and Purdy Place (in Lemon Creek Park)


Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

Date: June 3, 2018

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.

Details

Meet: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk at West 59th Street and Central Park West. Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register here!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)


FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions

Date: June 5, 2018

We will hike within the Greenbelt to listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative.

Please bring a headlamp or flashlight. This program is suitable for ages 8+.

Please note: Registration is required. To register, please email naturecenter@sigreenbelt.org or call (718) 351-3450.

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)


Piano in Bryant Park: Ayako Shirasaki

Date: May 23, 2018

New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park.

This week's performer is Ayako Shirasaki, a virtuoso pianist with a "tender touch".

Photo credit: Angelito Jusay Photography

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)


America's Boating Course

Date: June 6, 2018

America's Boating Course is a complete Boating Safety Certificate program covering the basics of recreational boating. The course is designed for boaters using all types of watercraft. This NASBLA approved boating safety course has 4 chapters to include: information about boats and personal wartercraft; how to make your boat safer and more comfortable; boating laws and regulatuions you must follow (Rules of the Road). You will also receive personal interaction with certified United States Power Squadron instructors (feel free to ask questions); a full color 244 page boating safety course manual; a boating instruction CD; a digital charting DVD, and instruction on NYS required questions.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-565-7952

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


Science in the Park: Woodlands

Date: May 26, 2018

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park. Topics include water, animal adaptations, engineering and flight.

This series will not take place on Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)


Ranger's Choice: Twilight Canoe Adventure

Date: May 26, 2018

Enjoy an evening canoeing as the twilight turns into evening. Participants must have prior canoe experience and must be able to demonstrate proper technique.

Participants selected by lottery. To register, please visit Urban Park Rangers Registration page. Lottery registration begins on Wednesday, May 16.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1444

Location: Central Park


CANCELLED: It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground

Date: May 27, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Please note: this event was rescheduled from May 20

This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Lt. Lia Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

This group is generously supported by Council Member Debi Rose through the NYC Council's Parks Equity Initiative, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson and in coordination with Partnerships for Parks.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (347) 489-3060

Location: Wall Street and St. Marks Place (in Lt. Lia Playground)