Jun
2
Sun
City Parks Foundation – Track & Field @ Forest Park
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm
City Parks Foundation - Track & Field @ Forest Park | New York | New York | United States

This April, City Parks Foundation is kicking off its 2019 Spring sports programs for young people living in Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, or Manhattan. CityParks Track & Field, presented in partnership with New York Road Runners and supported by the Randall’s Island Park Alliance, gives New York City kids, ages eight to 14, the chance to learn the basics of the sport. From hurdles and relay races, to long jump, shot put and javelin throw, this program runs from April 20 through June 8 in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens, with sessions once per week. The Jesse Owens Track and Field program introduces novice runners to cross country distance running through runs from East Harlem to Randall’s Island Park. This program runs from April 7 – June 23 in Manhattan, and is held once per week. Online registration is now open for all spring programs at CityParksFoundation.org/play. Participants are encouraged to register online in advance, though walk-up participants may register on-site if space permits. For more information and a full list of City Parks Foundation’s 2019 sports programs, please visit www.CityParksFoundation.org. Please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org or call (718) 760-6999 for any questions.

CityParks Track & Field presented by New York Road Runners
April 20 – June 9, 2019

QUEENS
Forest Park
Myrtle Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.
April 21 – June 10
Sundays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

CityParks Jesse Owens Track & Field presented in partnership with Randall’s Island Park Alliance

BROOKLYN
Kaiser Park
Neptune Ave. & Bayview Ave.
April 21 – June 10
Saturdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

BRONX
Soundview Park
Lafayette Ave. & Morrison Ave.
April 21 – June 10
Sundays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

MANHATTAN
Thomas Jefferson Park
E. 112th St. & 1st Ave.
April 7 – June 23
Saturdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Jun
3
Mon
City Parks Foundation – Seniors Fitness @ Astoria Park Tennis Courts
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm
City Parks Foundation - Seniors Fitness @ Astoria Park Tennis Courts | New York | United States

City Parks Foundation is kicking off its 2019 Spring sports program for seniors this April. CityParks Seniors Fitness, presented in partnership with New York Road Runners, is held in 17 neighborhood parks in all 5 boroughs. Seniors Fitness, offered from April 22 – June 14, gives New Yorkers 60+ the chance to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga and fitness walking. All equipment is provided. The program has served over 10,000 participants since it began in 2006 and encourages older New Yorkers to maximize their health benefits by staying active. Online registration is now open for all spring programs at CityParksFoundation.org/play. Participants are encouraged to register online in advance, though walk-up participants may register on-site if space permits. For more information and a full list of City Parks Foundation’s 2019 sports programs, please visit www.CityParksFoundation.org. Please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org or call (718) 760-6999 for any questions.

CityParks Seniors Fitness presented by New York Road Runners
April 22 – June 14, 2019

QUEENS
Astoria Park Tennis Courts
21st. St. & Hoyt Ave. S
Tennis – Monday / Wednesday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Cunningham Park
Union Turnpike & 193rd. St.
Tennis – Tuesday / Thursday, 9:00am – 11:00am
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 11:00am

Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Tennis Courts Meridian Rd.
Tennis – Monday / Wednesday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Roy Wilkins Park
Baisley Blvd. & 177th St.
Tennis – Tuesday / Thursday, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 11:00am

STATEN ISLAND
Faber Park
Richmond Terrace & Faber St.
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 11:00am – 12:00pm

Greenbelt Park
Brielle Ave. btw Rockland & Wolcott Aves.
Tennis – Monday / Friday, 12:00pm – 2:00pm

BRONX
Pelham Bay Park
Watt Ave. & Middletown Rd.
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 9:00am – 10:00am
Tennis – Monday / Wednesday, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Soundview Park
Lafayette Ave. btw Boynton & Colgate Aves.
Fitness Walking – Monday / Wednesday, 9:00am – 10:00am
Yoga – Monday / Wednesday, 10:00am – 11:00am

Van Cortlandt Park
Broadway & Mosholu Aves.
Fitness Walking – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 11:00am

Williamsbridge Oval
3225 Reservoir Oval E.
Yoga – Monday / Wednesday, 9:00am – 10:00am

BROOKLYN
Kaiser Park
Neptune & Bayview Aves.
Tennis – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Marine Park Nature Center
Ave. U & E. 32nd St.
Yoga – Monday / Wednesday, 9:00am – 10:00am

South Oxford Park
S. Oxford St. & Atlantic Ave.
Yoga – Wednesday / Friday, 11:00am – 12:00pm

MANHATTAN
Carl Schurz Park
E. 86th St. & East End Ave.
Fitness Walking – Monday / Friday, 9:00am – 10:00am
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 9:00am – 10:00am

Central Park Tennis Courts
93rd St. near West Dr.
Tennis – Friday, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Inwood Hill Tennis Courts
207th St. & Seaman Ave.
Yoga – Monday / Wednesday, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Tennis – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Sara D. Roosevelt Park
Chrystie & Forsyth Sts.
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Fitness Walking – Monday / Friday, 10:00am – 11:00am

Jun
21
Fri
Free Silent Disco at Highland Park @ Highland Park
Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free Silent Disco at Highland Park @ Highland Park | New York | New York | United States

Join us for a FREE Silent Disco Dance Party at Highland Park, sponsored by Council Member Rafael L. Espinal and the Forest Park Trust, Inc. This family friendly party has music for everyone to enjoy! Our 3 channels will be playing your favorite songs, from Top 40, to throwbacks, to Motown and funk! See you there!

Your 3 channels spinning all night:
DJ 1 (Green): Top 40 Dance Hits
DJ 2 (Red): 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks
DJ 3 (Blue): Motown/Funk

Your experience includes:
• A pair of Quiet Events headphones
• Glow in the Dark gear
• 3 different channels of music to choose from

Special notes:
• All Ages
• Dress Code: Casual

What to bring:
• Valid ID
• You MUST have a credit or debit card for the check-in process. If the headphones are NOT returned, there will be a $100 charge to your credit or debit card after the event.
• No need to print your ticket, just show the code on your phone or they will have your name at the door.

How it works:
With your pair of Quiet Events headphones you can adjust the volume and choose between our three DJ’s with the flick of a switch. Each headset has a color LED that shows which channel you’re listening to. You can dance along with those tuning into the same DJ as you; it’s super social. There’s no loud music to talk over and there’s no ringing in your ears when you leave!

Jun
22
Sat
Adults Learn to Ride @ Flushing YMCA
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Adults Learn to Ride @ Flushing YMCA | New York | United States

Bike Skills 101: Learn to Ride—Adults is a free class for adults and mature teens who are ready to ride. Doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time. With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit. Most people learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they’ll leave equipped with an easy, low-stress way to teach themselves—or, they can join us for another free class! Questions? Email us at classes@bike.nyc.

Bike Handling Skills @ Elmhurst Hospital Parking Lot
Jun 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bike Handling Skills @ Elmhurst Hospital Parking Lot | New York | United States

A 3-hour on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills. You’ll learn how to adjust your helmet for a safe, comfortable fit, choose an appropriately sized bike, adjust the seat, perform a simple mechanical inspection to ensure the bike is road-ready, start & stop with confidence, shift gears, scan & signal, and navigate around common road hazards. Questions? Email us at classes@bike.nyc.

Jun
23
Sun
Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz & Planting @ Meadow Lake Bird Blind
Jun 23 @ 10:30 am – 10:30 pm
Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz & Planting @ Meadow Lake Bird Blind | New York | United States

Let’s celebrate the pollinators that dwell in Meadow lake’s gardens by participating in citizen science and stewardship! Join the Environmental Stewardship Team at FMCP as we record observations of pollinators on iNaturalist while planting native plants to attract even more of these amazing critters. We will be planting at the Meadow Lake Bird Blind, on the west shore of the lake a shor walk north from Jurassic Playground. Please download the free iNaturalist app if you would like to help make wildlife observations. Register here: https://allianceforfmcp.org/parks4pollinators

Free Silent Disco at Forest Park! @ Sobelsohn Playground at Forest Park
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free Silent Disco at Forest Park! @ Sobelsohn Playground at Forest Park | New York | United States

Join us for a FREE Silent Disco Dance Party at Forest Park, sponsored by Council Member Karen Koslowitz and the Forest Park Trust, Inc. This family friendly party has music for everyone to enjoy! Our 3 channels will be playing your favorite songs, from Top 40, to throwbacks, to Motown and funk! See you there!

Your 3 channels spinning all night:
DJ 1 (Green): Top 40 Dance Hits
DJ 2 (Red): 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks
DJ 3 (Blue): Motown/Funk

Your experience includes:
• A pair of Quiet Events headphones
• Glow in the Dark gear
• 3 different channels of music to choose from

Special notes:
• All Ages
• Dress Code: Casual

What to bring:
• Valid ID
• You MUST have a credit or debit card for the check-in process. If the headphones are NOT returned, there will be a $100 charge to your credit or debit card after the event.
• No need to print your ticket, just show the code on your phone or they will have your name at the door.

How it works:
With your pair of Quiet Events headphones you can adjust the volume and choose between our three DJ’s with the flick of a switch. Each headset has a color LED that shows which channel you’re listening to. You can dance along with those tuning into the same DJ as you; it’s super social. There’s no loud music to talk over and there’s no ringing in your ears when you leave!

Jun
27
Thu
35th Anniversary Independence Day Celebration! @ Astoria Park Great Lawn
Jun 27 @ 7:30 pm
35th Anniversary Independence Day Celebration! @ Astoria Park Great Lawn | New York | United States

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition is proud to bring you our “35th Anniversary 2019 Independence Celebration!”

Everyone is invited to this highly-anticipated event which will feature a special performance by Queens Symphony Orchestra, followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

We look forward to seeing you there!