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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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Sunday, September 20, 2015


Shakespeare in the Garden: A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Alex Schirling presents William Shakespeare’s fantastical comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Category: Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks


Verdi Square Festival of the Arts: The New Wonders

at Verdi Square, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Verdi Square Festival, an annual series of free outdoor concerts by outstanding young talents, has been bringing great music back to New York’s historic Verdi Square…
Category: Concerts


Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at Riverside Park South, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Tours, Waterfront


A Toast to Fort Tryon Park: Wine Tasting Benefit

at Stan Michels Promenade (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Sample an assortment of wines from Cabrini Wines, brews by Dyckman Beer Co., and delectable foods from the New Leaf Restaurant. All proceeds go to sustaining the park!
Category: Food

Must See

Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event: Strings and Slams

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy a varied and compelling evening of poetry and music, pairing violinists with spoken word artists.
Category: Art

Must See

Movies Under the Stars: Enchanted

at Soundview Park, Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 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

Must See

Monday, September 21, 2015


Free Outdoor Exercise Classes in Morningside Park

at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.
This class involves walking and using park benches to work various muscle groups.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art


TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Hudson Street & Bank Street

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015


Exhibition: Living Landmarks

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their…
Category: Art, History, Seniors

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