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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 8, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug22

Family Camping at Central Park

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on August 12th
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

2015 Fordham Road Film Festival: Ghostbusters 2

at Bryan Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Fordham Road Business Improvement District (BID) is proud to announce their first-ever, back-to-back movie nights!
Category: Festivals, Film, Games, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Hudson Warehouse: Titus Andronicus

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work and traditionally was one of his least respected plays.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug22

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug22

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals; wildlife viewing is a perfect activity for any age. Our Rangers…
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug22

Movie Nights: Up

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

8:20 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy the story of Carl Fredricksen, who spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and now in his 78th year he launches his…
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug22

Movies Under the Stars: Annie (2014)

at St. Catherine's Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: The Muppets Take Manhattan

at John Hancock Playground, Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug22

Movies in the Parks: Jurassic Park: The Lost World

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and experience an adventure 65 million years in the making.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Movies in the Parks: Standing in the Shadows of Motown

at Ocean Hill Playground, Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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