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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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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Aug20

SummerSounds: British Dependency

at Elmhurst Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the reggae sounds of British Dependency!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug20

Bryant Park Reading Room: Write-In with Gotham Writers' Workshop

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at this writers workshop, guaranteed to improve and perfect.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug20

Sunset Summer Concerts

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by blues/folk-rock artist Joan Caddell and The Midgnight Choir, as well as London Fogg, a rock-n-roll band from Staten Island.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug20

Zumba Under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Seaside Playground, Queens

7:30 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance, which combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug20

Concert in the Park: Just 60s

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy a concert of 60s music. Get to the park early and enjoy a picnic.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug20

Ghostbusters (1984)

at Smokey Oval Playground, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Unemployed parapsychologists set themselves up as "Ghostbusters" to rid New York of evil monstrous apparitions that are taking over the city.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug20

Movies Under the Stars: Ghostbusters

at Phil "Scooter" Rizzuto Park, Queens

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
Aug20

Movies Under the Stars: An American Tail

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

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
Aug20

When Harry Met Sally

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Hunters Point Parks Conservancy and the real estate company Nestseekers present When Harry Met Sally on the waterfront in Long Island City.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug20

Movies in the Parks: Pretty in Pink

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this classic, 80's brat pack film.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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