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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, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

Celebrate Brooklyn: Taylor Mac: The 20th Century Abridged

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Taylor Mac will present his project, an outrageously entertaining romp through 100 years of culture as seen through songs that range from Tin Pan Alley to rock ‘n’ roll to disco and beyond.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

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!

Aug 1

Astronomy

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Aug 1

Movie Night: Bongo Barbershop & 5 Grandmasters

at Willis Avenue Community Garden, Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Watch two short films about musical hip-hop and b-boy culture presented as a part of Arts in the Gardens movie night.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 1

Movies in the Parks: Godzilla (1998)

at Grandview Playground, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for the king of monster movies!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Movies in the Parks: Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

at Irving Square Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for an adventure from District 12 and beyond.
Category: Film, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

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, High Bridge
Free!

Aug 2

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: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 2

Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for kids in this registration-required summer program.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education
Free!

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