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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.

Viewing 41–50 out of 16,548 events
from December 2, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Aug22

Bryant Park Writers

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.
Creative Writing 101 with Alex Steele, Gotham Writers' Workshop
Category: Education
Free!

Aug22

Summer Sounds

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Free outdoor concerts every Thursday in July and August.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug22

Hip-Hop Theater: King Kong

at East River Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
King Kong is an original music/dance/comedy spectacle that radically subverts everything you thought you knew about the one of the most famous love stories in movie history.
Category: Concerts, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug22

Movies Under the Stars: Les Miserables

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A spectacular interpretation of an epic tale.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug22

Summer Movie Series: Rise of the Guardians

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

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
Aug22

Movie with a View: Vertigo

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!

Must See
Event
Aug22

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 23, 2013

Aug23

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!

Aug23

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
Aug23

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

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