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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 22, 2015

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!

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Aug23

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!

Aug23

Taiwan: A World of Orchids at Queens Botanical Garden, Featuring 'The Moment'

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a display of stunning orchids, contemporary music, dance, and art in partnership with the Taiwanese American Arts Council.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals

Aug23

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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