Month: June 2017

New York City Youth Guide to Summer Fun is citywide calendar of family-oriented events and resources 2017

June 30, 2017

Summer Fun Guide The New York City Youth Guide to Summer Fun is a broad citywide calendar of family-oriented events and resources. Whether you’re looking for the hottest concerts, film festivals and street fairs, or need to beat the heat at one of our many pools and beaches, there are thousands of  attractions and events […]

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NYC No Garbage, Recycling or Organic Collection, or Street Cleaning on Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4

June 28, 2017

No Garbage, Recycling or Organic Collection, or Street Cleaning on Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4 The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Independence Day, there will be no garbage, recycling, or organics collection, or street cleaning on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Residents who normally receive Tuesday trash, organics and recycling collection should […]

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Independence Day Celebration Historic Richmondtown 2017

June 28, 2017

Independence Day Celebration It’s an old-fashioned, patriotic celebration of the classic American holiday. Get your hand-churned ice cream and a pie-full of traditional fun! ​ SATURDAY 12:00PM – 4:00PM $8 Adults $6 Seniors and Students (12-17) $5 Children (4-11) Please purchase your admission at the Visitor’s Center when you arrive. Independence Day Celebration Enjoy a […]

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Staten Island Children’s Museum Announces Boogie Woogie Wednesdays 2017

June 28, 2017

Staten Island Children’s Museum Announces Boogie Woogie Wednesdays 2017 Staten Island’s favorite family dance party will present nine interactive cultural performances under the summer evening sky. Summer nights are heating up! Beginning Wednesday, July 5 and continuing every week through August 30, spend your Wednesday evenings learning about and dancing along to traditional music from […]

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Free Outdoor Pools : NYC Parks 2017

June 28, 2017

Free Outdoor Pools Every day during our summer pool season, thousands of visitors head to our city’s free public outdoor pools. Learn more about our pools, and dive in to find an outdoor pool near you! Pool Season Extended to September 10 Pool season has been extended an additional week! All intermediate- and Olympic-sized pools […]

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Join New York Road Runners for an exploratory run or walk through Staten Island’s Freshkills Park

June 27, 2017

Join New York Road Runners for a free exploratory run or walk through Freshkills Park. The 3.1 mile or 6.2 mile courses both start and finish near the visitor center. Water will be available at the start and finish. There will be no water along the course; we encourage you to bring your own water […]

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Lap Swim Registration : NYC Parks 2017

June 27, 2017

Adult Lap Swim July 5 – September 1, 2017  The annual outdoor adult lap swim program gives fitness-minded adults the chance to take to the water without interruption from other swimmers. Participants who swim 25 miles or more over the summer will receive a free t-shirt and prizes will be awarded to the top three […]

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Mobile Markets bring free, fresh fruits and vegetables to NYC Neighborhoods

June 27, 2017

Mobile Markets bring free, fresh fruits and vegetables to residents in NYC Healthy Neighborhoods. Community members gather in farmers market settings, where they receive fresh produce and participate in cooking demonstrations to learn how to make healthy meals. Our community health partners also offer free wellness programs, such as blood pressure screenings. We provide over […]

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Mosquito Spraying Events Schedule Summer NYC 2017

June 27, 2017

Mosquito Spraying Events The Health Department monitors mosquito populations and applies pesticides when appropriate throughout the summer to reduce the number of mosquitoes and to minimize the risk of mosquito-borne diseases such as the West Nile Virus and the Zika Virus. The Health Department has two methods of pesticide application: Truck Spraying: Spraying pesticide from […]

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VIBRANT FLORA IN PLANT PATTERNS EXHIBIT IN CENTRAL PARK 2017

June 26, 2017

NYC PARKS CELEBRATES VIBRANT FLORA IN PLANT PATTERNS EXHIBIT IN CENTRAL PARK On Display at the Arsenal Gallery from June 23 – September 1, 2017 NYC Parks debuts the group exhibition “Plant Patterns,” featuring the work of Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao, Adrienne Elise Tarver, Karin Haas, Liesl Pfeffer and Nick Wildermuth. The show is […]

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