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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 January 26, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Aug20

Sunset Pilates

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
Students will learn proper technique, core muscle strength, spinal alignment and shoulder stabilization.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug20

Nature Walk & Talk: Do You Hear an Echo?

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:45 p.m.
How do animals find each other in the dark? Take an evening walk with naturalist Paul Keim to learn how bats, frogs, crickets and katydids use sound for location and…
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Aug20

Zumba under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Beach 108th Street Hockey Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance that combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug20

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Mary Poppins

at 111th Street Parking Lot (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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Aug20

RiverFlicks Big Hit Wednesdays: Captain Phillips

at Pier 63, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.
Based on the true story of Richard Phillips, a U.S. cargo-ship captain who surrendered himself to Somali pirates so that his crew would be freed.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aug21

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center. Open to all ages and experience levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug21

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug21

Couch to 2 Mile Group Run

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Whether you're a beginner or training for long distance races, this free, weekly program taught by a qualified instructor will boost your endurance and get you in shape.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug21

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Aug21

The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
In our continuing celebration of the New York World's Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit.
Category: Art, History

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