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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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from October 3, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Aug 8

Celebrate Brooklyn!: Live Score to Beasts of the Southern Wild by Dan Romer, Benh Zeitlin, & the Wordless Music Orchestra / Slavic Soul Party

at The Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
A live score breathes new life into indie darling turned Oscar nominee Beasts of the Southern Wild. Fiery Balkan-via-Brooklyn Slavic Soul Party opens the show…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Movies, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 8

CANCELLED: Summer Movie Series: Oz the Great and Powerful

at Upper Long Meadow (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.
Watch a movie in the great outdoors! We're showing family-friendly films through August.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Movies with a View: Roman Holiday

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.
Enjoy free movies with the Manhattan skyline as a backdrop.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 8

Shakespeare in the Park Presents "Love's Labour's Lost"

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.
A new musical adaption of Shakespeare's screwball comedy.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug 8

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Volunteers from the Amateur Astronomers Association will guide your eyes across the sky as you discover the wonders of the universe.
Category: Education, Astronomy
Free!

Friday, August 9, 2013

Aug 9

Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Come and see some of the biggest names in music perform during Good Morning America.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 9

NYC Eco-House

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a look through the walls of the EcoHouse and learn how your house really works.
Category: Education, Art, Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Aug 9

Farmer's Market Friday

at Queens Botanical Garden Farmers Market (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get fresh produce, nuts, coffee and nut butters from the Farmer's Market.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Aug 9

Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park is an exhibition of the top 25 designs, selected from around the globe, for a public art piece that has the ability to harness energy.
Category: Art
Free!

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