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Environmental Education Series: Rove The Cove

Sea jellies, oysters, fish and even whales! Meet some of the visitors and inhabitants of the East River! Join us for a guided tour of the Cove at Brooklyn Bridge Park. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. FREE, but space is limited. To reserve a space, please email rsvp@bbpc.net. Please specify the name and date of the program you wish to attend and include your contact info (email and phone number), the name(s) and age(s) of your child(ren), and your zip code.

August 18, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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Jeremy Friedman, NYU Sustainability Task Force

“Green NYU, Green City, Green World”Learn how NYU is greening their campus and office spaces. The exciting changes happening at NYU can be made everywhere!

August 29, 12:30 PM - 12:30 PM
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Chris Brunson, Recycle a Bicycle

“Urban Biking in New York City”Learn why NYC is one of the best cities in America for biking—we have more than 600 miles of bike trails!—and learn how to keep yourself safe.

August 22, 12:30 PM - 12:30 PM
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Waterfront Workouts with The Fitness Guru

The Fitness Guru returns with Pilates Mat classes! Join Guress Lawson Harris and her team as they teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso. Pilates is designed to restore the natural curvature of the spine while rebalancing the muscles around the joints.

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August 25, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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SITELINES: Turning Heads, Frocks in Flight by gabrielle lansner & company

Turning Heads, Frocks in Flights an exuberant dance, is inspired by designer and artist Caterina Bertolotto's colorful dresses, which adorn this celebration of freedom., New York, NY, USA

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August 10, 12:30 PM - 12:30 PM
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Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival annually assembles some of the finest musicians in the world who reflect Parker’s musical individuality and genius, to promote appreciation for this highly influential and world-renowned artist. The two days of free concerts take place in neighborhoods where Charlie Parker lived and worked, in Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park and the Lower East Side's Tompkins Square Park.

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August 30, 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Movies With A View: Edward Scissorhands

The Conservancy's most popular event returns for its tenth anniversary year! Movies With A View is one of the city's premiere outdoor film series with an eclectic line-up of films and breathtaking views of the NYC waterfront. The films are chosen by an all-volunteer Film Committee and each feature is preceded by a short film. DJs from Brooklyn Radio kick off the evening, spinning tunes as the sun sets, and RICE sells delicious dinners onsite. Bike valet provided by Transportation Alternatives.

Edward Scissorhands-

August 27, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company

Christopher Wheeldon, choreographer and artistic director of Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company, and Morphoses’ dancers will mark their first outdoor show by presenting an exciting and interactive program that includes an educational component, a session of dance instruction, and a short performance. This is a unique opportunity to witness, up close and personal, the world of dance and the young artists that encompass it. The performance will demonstrate that ballet can be a relevant and viable aspect of our everyday existence.

August 16, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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Ballet Noir The Von Howard Project-Master class instructor: Calvin Wiley

Ballet Noir features artists of diverse cultural backgrounds in groundbreaking, innovative, and inspiring works focusing on making ballet more accessible to the masses. Through the integration of various modes of artistic expression, including live musical accompaniment and 21st century technological advances, the company seeks to enhance the cultural experience of their audience.

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August 15, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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Friendly Fires

Say hello to Friendly Fires, born of commuter belt boredom, now one of the most exciting new bands in the country. Last year, a super limited seven-inch, Paris, was judged to be the single of the week in both the NME and The Guardian. They were the first unsigned band to appear on Channel 4’s Transmission show. Radio 1 DJs Zane Lowe, Colin Murray and Rob Da Bank are fans. Now signed to XL, they count Radiohead, The White Stripes and Adele as their labelmates.

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August 13, 8:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Trinity School's 300th Anniversary Historical Exhibit

An exhibit about the 300-year history of the Trinity School.

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August 10, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Movies With A View: Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid

Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid-

Directed by George Roy Hill1969, Rated PG, 110 minutesWhen you're trapped in a tight spot, with the entire Bolivian army ready to take you in - or out - it's nice to know you have friends.  Paul Newman and Robert Redford are bank robbers who discover that running away from your problems isn't always the answer in this classic buddy picture.

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August 13, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Greenmarkets

City Hall GreenmarketTuesday, August 11th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Bowling Green GreenmarketTuesday, August 11th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway and Battery Place

Zuccotti Park GreenmarketTuesday, August 11th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Cedar St between Broadway and Church

Borough Hall GreenmarketTuesday, August 11th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

August 11, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Brooklyn Bridge Park Site Tour

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation will be hosting open tours of the construction site at 6:00 on Tuesday evenings throughout the month of August. Tours leave from the Pier 1 gate on Furman Street, south of Old Fulton Street and Fulton Ferry Landing. You must wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes - no sandals permitted!

Space is limited, so you must RSVP - jbatta@empire.state.ny.us or 212-803-3138

August 11, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Wildlife Theatre Company presents "The Tale of Flutterby and Piggle"

Join us for a butterfly-themed show, "The Tale of Flutterby and Piggle." This musical, interactive performance introduces students to the interdependence among plants and animals. FREE!

Suggested age: 2 - 5, children must be accompanied by an adult

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August 11, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens GreenmarketSunday, August 9th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court St

LES GreenmarketSunday, August 9th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & Essex

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketSunday, August 9th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

 

 

 

 

August 9, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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NY Laughs Laughter in the Park 2009

Laughter in the Park is New York's only free outdoor comedy series. Every week, we present two hours of comedy at one of six different city parks.

NYLaughs, Inc. is a unique non-profit that wants to change the cultural landscape of the Big Apple through humor. We seek to elevate the comic arts and provide laughter for free to New Yorkers on a consistent basis by producing free live comedy shows in New York City's public spaces; from its parks and streets to its subways. We want to make New York a better place through laughter!

August 9, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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CityParks Theater: Dancing vs. The Rat Experiment Performed by Witness Relocation

Combining theater, dance, and installation art, Dancing vs. The Rat Experiment is a genre-defying theater piece by the company Witness Relocation.

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August 8, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Carroll Park Kids' Concert Series: Putamayo Kids Picnic Playground Tour featuring Jay Mankita

Putumayo Kids is the children’s and educational division of Putumayo World Music. As one of the leading children’s record labels, Putumayo Kids is committed to introducing children to other cultures through music from around the world. Putumayo Kids produces music that entertains, educates, and inspires cultural curiosity. More than three million Putumayo Kids CDs have been sold around the world. At least one percent of the CD sales benefit non-profit groups that support children, families, schools, and other charities.

August 8, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Greenmarkets

Tribeca GreenmarketSaturday, August 8th, 2009, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Greenwich St & Chambers St

Borough Hall GreenmarketSaturday, August 8th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

August 8, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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