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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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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Jul19

Shakespeare at Sunset: Taming Of The Shrew

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
See a free performance of Taming of the Shrew by the Dumbo based Random Access Theatre.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Jul19

Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Ionesco's absurdist comic, masterpiece. Do we join the masses or do we remain ourselves, alone?
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Jul19

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The Nut Job

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

National Moth Night: Into the Woods!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Stay up late and celebrate National Moth Week! This year the Staten Island Museum is collaborating with NYC Parks and Deep Tanks Butoh. Featured activities include: Museum…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Jul20

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul20

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Jul20

Ranger's Choice: Island Hopping Canoe Adventure (advanced)

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
Come spend a day exploring the islands that surround the Orchard Beach Estuary by canoe.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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Jul20

Staten Island Beach Fest: Can You Dig It Sand Castle Building

at Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Come join Matt Long as he builds one of his award-winning sandcastles at this summer's Staten Island Beach Fest at Midland Beach. This will be a weekend long event.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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