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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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Friday, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Groove in the Heart

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Tonight's theme: 90s pop.
Category: Dance

Must See
Event
Aug 7

Celebrate Brooklyn: Third World / Awa Sangho

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by iconic Reggae group Third World and Sangho, who carries the rich tradition of West African song in her heart and lungs.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 7

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 7

Outdoor Film Festival: Spare Parts

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

8:10 p.m.10:00 p.m.
George Lopez and Marisa Tomei star in this drama inspired by the true story of four undocumented Mexican-American high-school students who enter the National Underwater Robotics Competition.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 7

Rockaway Beach Movie Night: Jurassic Park (Original)

at Beach 87th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The movie begins at sundown. Bring your blankets or beach chairs.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 7

Movies in the Parks: The Boxtrolls

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this animated movie event!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Coney Island Fireworks

at West 10th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

9:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy free fireworks every Friday through August 21st, 2015.
Category: Festivals, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

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 8

Summer Streets

at Foley Square & Paine Park (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On three consecutive Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of NYC's streets are opened for people to play, run, walk and bike.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 8

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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