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August 2016
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Little Red’s Hood

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Daily until August 28, 2016,
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Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Like many of today’s children, Little Red is a smart, young city slicker who is too focused on her smartphone to notice her surroundings. Wulfric is a misunderstood wolf with a sweet tooth. …

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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

August 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center
1st Ave & 112th Street
New York,
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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots  City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City. The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic Puss in Boots tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof…

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Getting $ for Your Green Space (Staten Island)

August 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Blue Heron Nature Center
222 Poillon Avenue
Staten Island, NY United States
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Do you have big dreams for your park, but not the funds to match? In this workshop, you will learn how to use fundraising as a tool to build civic engagement how to craft a compelling pitch how to access the wealth of financial resources available to NYC community park and garden groups. Meet experts, network with other park group leaders, and walk away with new energy and ideas.

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Charlie Parker Jazz Festival screening: “Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story”

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music’s Jazz Performance Space
55 W. 13th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, Fifth Floor
New York, NY United States
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Post-film discussion alto sax star and Frank’s protege Grace Kelly, and Frank’s manager Reggie Marshall. In the new documentary, SOUND OF REDEMPTION: THE FRANK MORGAN STORY, director NC Heikin recreates the life of Frank Morgan in concert form, tracing his progress from teenage musical prodigy to hardcore junkie and, finally, to one of the music world’s most remarkable comeback stories. A one-night-only, all-star musical tribute filmed live at San Quentin forms the backbone of a film that brings together the…

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Charlie Parker Jazz Festival screening: Bill Evans: Time Remembered

August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music’s Jazz Performance Space
55 W. 13th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, Fifth Floor
New York, NY United States
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Post-film discussion with the producer Bruce Spiegel.  Bruce Spiegel has produced a complete documentary giving you insights into Bill Evans; not just the musician, but also the person. The film moves chronologically starting with Bill’s childhood in New Jersey and culminating with details about his death. “The film Bill Evans, Time Remembered took me 8 years to make. Eight years of tracking down anybody who knew Bill and who played with him, to try and find out as much as…

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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

August 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fred Samuel Playground
Malcolm X Blvd between 139th St and 140th St
New York, NY 10030 United States
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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots  City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City. The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic Puss in Boots tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof…

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Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: Jason Lindner: Breeding Ground / Antoinette Montague and Jazzmobile Friends / DJ Greg Caz

August 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Marcus Garvey Park
W. 122nd St. and Mt. Morris Park West
New York, NY United States
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Jason Lindner: Breeding Ground Breeding Ground combines the two most successful projects of New York-bred pianist Jason Lindner:  Now Vs. Now, his propulsive groove trio with bassist Panagiotis Andreou and drummer Mark Guiliana; and his big band, which started at the Greenwich Village basement club Smalls twenty years ago. Jason Lindner and Breeding Ground drummer Mark Guiliana worked with the late David Bowie on Blackstar, along with saxophonist Donny McCaslin, guitarist Ben Monder and bassist Tim Lefebrve. “Jason [Lindner] was a godsend,”…

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Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: Randy Weston African Rhythms Sextet / Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles / The Artistry of Jazzmeia Horn / Charles Turner III / Master Class: Samuel Coleman

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Marcus Garvey Park
W. 122nd St. and Mt. Morris Park West
New York, NY United States
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Randy Weston received a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship for Music Composition that enabled him to compose An African Nubian Suite, a major new work for jazz orchestra. The piece is based on his lifelong research on and interest in the culture, heritage and music of Africa. …

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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

August 27 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Hallet’s Cove
30-01 Vernon Blvd
Queens, 11106
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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots  City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City. The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic Puss in Boots tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof…

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LACOSTE Pro Clinic

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Central Park Tennis Center
96th St and Central Park West
Manhattan , NY
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CPF’s special events surrounding the US Open are the perfect way to cap off the summer tennis season here in New York. Our annual LACOSTE pro tennis clinic in Central Park on August 28th, hosted by LACOSTE ambassador Murphy Jensen, is open to players of all ages and abilities. The free clinic will take place from 12 -2 pm and will feature a pro demonstration, free instruction and fun-filled contests. The Central Park Tennis Courts are located by the park entrance…

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GoldLink with Brasstracks / Backyard Band / DJ Spicoli

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield
New York, NY
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GoldLink is an American rapper from Washington, DC who gained notoriety after a string of well-received tracks on Soundcloud in the second half of 2013. …

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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

August 28 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Travers Park
34th Ave. & 78th St.
Queens, 11372
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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots  City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City. The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic Puss in Boots tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof…

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Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: DeJohnette – Holland – Moran / Allan Harris / Donny McCaslin / Grace Kelly

August 28 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tompkins Square Park
500 E.9th St
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Ever since he burst on the jazz scene in the latter part of the twentieth century, The Brooklyn-born, Harlem-based vocalist/guitarist/bandleader/composer Allan Harris has reigned supreme as one of the most accomplished and exceptional singers of his generation. …

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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

August 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ann Loftus Playground
Dyckman Avenue and Broadway
Inwood, Manhattan, New York, NY
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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots  City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City. The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic Puss in Boots tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof…

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CityParks Tennis Benefit at the US Open

August 30 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, City Parks Foundation will welcome guests to the CityParks Tennis Benefit, an annual fundraising dinner that helps CPF provide free tennis instruction and use of equipment to 7,000 NYC kids at 38 citywide parks annually. Chaired by Billie Jean King, the event will include a cocktail reception, dinner, live auction, and tickets to the Open’s evening matches in Arthur Ashe Stadium. We hope you will join us for this special event in support of CityParks…

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Capacity Fund Grant Informational Webinar

August 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Webinar
United States
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Partnerships for Parks makes small grants of up to $5000 to strengthen the outreach, membership, and program-planning capacity of community groups who care for their neighborhood parks in all five boroughs of New York City. Learn more about the Capacity Fund grant and how it can help your community group care for your local park!

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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

August 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Fort Greene Park
Dekalb & South Portland Aves.
Brooklyn, 11205
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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots  City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City. The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic Puss in Boots tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof…

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Chicago The Musical Celebrates 20 Years on Broadway

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield
New York, NY
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After 20 years in the spotlight, CHICAGO is the #1 longest-running American musical on Broadway – and it’s no wonder why. The winner of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations, CHICAGO is an electrifying tale of greed, murder and show biz that’s been seen by over 30 million people worldwide. Filled with hit songs such as “All That Jazz” and “Razzle Dazzle” and featuring sizzling dancing in the style of Bob Fosse, CHICAGO is simply “the best musical in town” (The New York Times)….

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September 2016
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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

September 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
PS 145
W. 104th St. bet. Amsterdam Ave & Columbus Ave.
Manhattan, New York, NY
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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots  City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City. The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic Puss in Boots tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof…

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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

September 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
South Oxford Park
S Oxford St
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots  City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City. The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic Puss in Boots tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof…

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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

September 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Highbridge Park
Edgecombe Ave
New York, NY 10039 United States
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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots  City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City. The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic Puss in Boots tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof…

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$35 - $45

Vulfpeck

September 7 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield
New York, NY
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By purchasing tickets to SummerStage Benefit Concerts, you are continuing to support over 100 free performances in parks throughout the five boroughs.

Vulfpeck

Vulfpeck is a half-Jewish post-geographic rhythm section formed in Southeast Michigan. Originally studio musicians at Vulf Records, Jack Stratton, Theo Katzman, Woody Goss & Joe Dart went independent in 2011.

Special guests include Antuan Stanley, Joey Dosik with Eric Krasno Band and Lawrence….

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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

September 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lituenant Lia Playground
St. Marks Pl. and Wall St.
Staten Island, New York,
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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots  City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City. The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic Puss in Boots tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof…

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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Springfield Park
184th St. & 146th Terrace
Queens, NY 11413 United States
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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots  City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City. The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic Puss in Boots tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof…

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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

September 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Roy Wilkins Recreation Center
177th St
Jamaica, NY 11434 United States
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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots  City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City. The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic Puss in Boots tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof…

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