August 24 Weekly Round Up

This week is filled with exciting events across the five boroughs. Check out what’s upcoming below! For more information, visit our calendar at nyrp.org/calendar, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or call (212) 333-2552. You can also stay up to date and sign up for our newsletter for all things NYRP related!

LEIMAY: Qualia Skyhole Installation
Monday, August 3 through September 9
Gil Hodges Community Garden, 534 Carroll St, Gowanus (Map)

Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), LEIMAY returns using string installations that use tension and suspension in order to create a sense of expansion and collapse of space to present outdoor space as places of contemplation, rebirth, and regeneration.

Summer Movie Night: E.T The Extra Terrestrial (1982, PG)
Tuesday, August 25, Starts between 8:00-9:00PM at sunset
Sherman Creek Park, Harlem River Drive & Dyckman St at 10th Ave (Map)

Watch a film under the NYC sky! Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided. 
*Arrive early to meet special guest Robert MacNaughton who starred as Michael in the film!

Garden Grooves – WYATT & My Midnight Heart
Wednesday, August 19, 5:00-8:00PM
Garden of Hope, 392 Hancock St, Bedford-Stuyvesant (Map)

Enjoy live music in the garden Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)!
5:00PM – Electro Folk Pop from WYATT
6:30PM – Contemporary Alt-R&B from My Midnight Heart

Bogart & Bacall Movie Night
Wednesday, August 26, Starts between 7:30-8:30PM at sunset
Garden of Hope, 392 Hancock St, Bedford-Stuyvesant (Map)

As part of our #ArtsintheGardens series in partnership with the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), relive Bogart and Bacall’s glory days with “Key Largo” (1948, NR) curated by BAM Cinematek.

City Chicken Institute: Bronx
Wednesday, August 26, 6:00-7:00PM
Paradise on Earth, 1106 Fox St, Morrisania (Map)

Join a City Chicken Institute workshop in partnership with Just Food & Bronx Chicks. Visit our chicken coop and learn about the health and wellness benefits of raising your own flock in an urban setting. Workshops are suitable for all levels of experience.
5:30pm – Garden Gates Open
6:00 – Workshop Begins
6:45 – Q&A with the Instructor

Ice Cream Social
Thursday, August 27, 2:00-3:00PM
Willis Avenue Community Garden, 378 Willis Ave, Bronx, New York (Mott Haven) (Map)

Mix, mingle, and indulge this afternoon with entertainment by the Jazzy Randolph Dancers and others! *Intended for ages 60+. All ages welcome. Brought to you in partnership with the Bronx Museum of the Arts.

Activate Your Park – Workshop on Developing Great Events & Programs
Thursday, August 27, 6:30-8:30PM
Bushwick Inlet Park, 86 Kent Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211 (Map)

Interested in bringing new activities, recreation and arts to your park? Community from all over the city are partnering with city agencies and other organizations to do just that. At this FREE workshop, you will learn about developing, funding, and partnering to bring great new programming to your local park. Brought to you by the Partnerships for Parks.
Registration is required! Follow this link to sign up.
Questions? Contact Nick Moreau at (212) 288-1965 or at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Club Fit Yoga: East Harlem
Saturday, August 29, 10:00-11:00AM
Target East Harlem Community Garden, 415 East 117th St, East Harlem (Map)

Stretch it out with Harlem Yoga Studio in this free, outdoor class. This event happens every Saturday morning through September! These hour long sessions are led by certified yoga instructors. Mats provided for temporary use.

Club Fit Yoga: Bronx
Saturday, August 29, 10:00-11:00AM
Target Bronx Community Garden, 1025 Anderson Rd, Highbridge (Map)

Stretch is out with South Bronx Yoga in this free, outdoor class. This event happens every Saturday morning through September! These hour long sessions are led by certified yoga instructors. Mats provided for temporary use.

Club Fit Yoga: Brooklyn (Garden of Hope)
Saturday, August 29, 10:00-11:00AM
Garden of Hope, 392 Hancock St, Bedford-Stuyvesant (Map)

Stretch is out with Margherita Tisato in this free, outdoor class. This event happens every Saturday morning through September! These hour long sessions are led by certified yoga instructors. Mats provided for temporary use.

Club Fit Yoga: Brooklyn (Jane Bailey)
Saturday, August 29, 10:00-11:00AM
Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, 327 Greene Ave, Bedford-Stuyvesant (Map)

Stretch is out with Katie Cercone in this free, outdoor class. This event happens every Saturday morning through September! These hour long sessions are led by certified yoga instructors. Mats provided for temporary use.