Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Fw: Summer on the Hudson: August 10 - 16

Summer on the Hudson's *FREE* events in Riverside Park
Events August 10th - 16th
Riverside South
Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball
All little ones (5 and under) welcome at this introduction to soccer
and basketball.
Tots Soccer - 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Pee Wee Basketball - 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesdays through August 28 - 71st St. Soccer Field and Basketball
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Movies Under the Stars - This year's theme: Song & Dance!
Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier
movies. Open captioned.
Wednesdays through August 14, 8:30 p.m. (dusk) - Pier 1 at 70th St.
August 14 - Pitch Perfect ('12) | /A dissatisfied college freshman
helps her school's floundering all-female a cappella group get back in
the competition.
Children's Performance Series
Music, sotrytelling and theater for audiences up to age 7. Wear
Thursdays through August 15, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Pier I at 70th St.
August 15 - City Parks Foundation presents Puppeteers from the Swedish
Cottage Marionette Theatre
  | /Contemporary and innovative marionette productions
Riverside Gallery - Art in the Park
Tour Riverside Park South's open air gallery for 3rd year
presentations of the Art Students League Model to Monument
  public art project, seven sculptures by accomplished artists with
informative plaques and call-in numbers to learn more.
June 2013 - May 2014 viewable during park hours - 59th - 70th St.
Kayaking on the Hudson
Join the Downtown Boathouse <http://www.downtownboathouse.org/>
  for 20-minute instructional paddles, and explore the Hudson River
first hand. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and
know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required. Kayaks
and life vests provided.
Sundays through September 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - 72nd St. & Hudson
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Pilates - Mat Class
This total body workout develops your superior core muscle power and
tone, all with a beautiful view of the Hudson. Please wear loose,
comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.
Tuesdays through August 20, 6:30 p.m. - The Plaza at 66th St.
Yoga - Evening Salute to the Sun
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting.
Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable
clothing and bring your own mat.
Wednesdays through September 25, 6:30 p.m. - The Plaza at 66th St.
Kayaking with the Downtown Boathouse
Kaying returns to the 72nd Street launch. Sundays 10am-5pm till
September 29.
Shape Up NYC Intensati
Shape Up NYC
  offers more than 175 free fitness classes every week at locations
across the five boroughs to help New Yorkers shape up.
This revolutionary workout fuses high energy aerobics, martial arts,
dance, yoga, and strength conditioning. Combining spoken affirmations
with simple choreography, Intensati <http://www.satilife.com/>
  provides a heart pumping, exhilarating workout that builds physical,
mental and spiritual muscle. Attendance is limited to 80 people on a
first-come, first-serve basis.
Saturdays August 10, 17, 24, 31, 10:00 a.m. - Locomotive Lawn at 61st.
West Harlem Piers Park
Come have a family playdate with your children and their friends at
this outdoor kiddie party featuring arts & crafts, a children's
performer from 2-3pm, and lots of neighborhood fun.
Second Saturday of the month, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - 125th Street and
Marginal Street
August 10 - Monkey Monkey Music <http://monkeymonkeymusic.com/>
  | /Learning while rocking
West Harlem Piers Park programming for SOH 2013 is sponsored by
Harlem Dances
Come see local dance companies demonstrate their moves and learn a
move or two.
Third Friday of the month, 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. - 125th St. and
Marginal St.
August 16 - Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company
  | /Teaching worldly folk & social dances
Game Days
Calling all children 12 and under who want something fun to do on a
sunny afternoon. Games such as giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling,
hopscotch, jump rope and more will be ready for your arrival.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays in August, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - 125th St. and
Marginal St.
Shape Up NYC Zumba
Shape Up NYC
  offers more than 175 free fitness classes every week at locations
across the five boroughs to help New Yorkers shape up.
Saturdays through September 28, 11:00 a.m. - Fishing Pier at 125th and
Marginal Streets
Tai Chi
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving
martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Sundays through August 25 at 8:00 a.m. - West 89th Soldiers' and
Sailors' Monument
Other programming in Riverside Park
NYC Urban Park Rangers Programs in Riverside
  - (212) 304-2365
Hudson Warehouse Presents the Classics/
For specific show information and times see http://hudsonwarehouse.net
Through August 25 - West 89th Solders' and Sailors' Monument North
RCTA Summer Sunset Concert Series
/For specific listings visit http://www.rcta.info
  or call (212) 978 0277./ Music will include Classical, Jazz,
Flamenco, Samba, Rock, Bluegrass, and Middle Eastern.
Every Saturday through August 17 at 7 p.m. - Lawn north of 96th St.
Clay courts
DockNYC in West Harlem Piers Park
  in partnership with West Harlem Food and Beverage Association
  invites you to take a cruise and enjoy dining at one of eight great
Harlem restaurants, or just come for the cruise! Learn more and
purchase tickets here
Every Monday night, August 5th - August 26th. Boat departs West Harlem
Pier at approximately 7:30 PM.
Riverside Park and Summer on the Hudson Multimedia Section
  Summer on the Hudson programming is free to the public. Seating is
limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis
beginning 1-2 hours before the event. If there is heavy rain at the
time of the event, the event will be cancelled. No rain dates are
scheduled. If attendance reaches maximum capacity management reserves
the right to close participation.
  Riverside Park South is located on the Hudson River between 59th and
72nd Streets with entrances at 59th, 68th, 72nd. Riverside Park South
Park closes at 11:00 p.m.
  West Harlem Piers Park is located on the Hudson River between
124-135th Streets. Riverside Park and West Harlem Piers Park close at
1:00 a.m.
  Permanent food and drink concessions (cafes) are located in the park
.. Mobile vendors can be found in various locations throughout the
  Restrooms are located at 70th, 72nd, 79th, 83rd (Playground), 91st
(Playground) 97th (Playground),105th (Ballfields), 123rd and 148th
  provides bike rental at 72nd and 135th Streets, Spring & Fall: 9:00
a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Summer: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m./somewhat weather
dependent. Discounts for season long & family memberships available!
For more information, call (212) 408-0219 or visit
To make a donation to Riverside Park in support of the events
programming, please visit
See you in the Park!
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