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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 1, 2015

Aug 1

Inwood Shakespeare Festival: Henry IV

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Inwood Shakespeare Festival was conceived and developed by Ted Minos as a way to bring free professional theatre and music to the Northern Manhattan…
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks

Aug 1

Celebrate Brooklyn: Taylor Mac: The 20th Century Abridged

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Taylor Mac will present his project, an outrageously entertaining romp through 100 years of culture as seen through songs that range from Tin Pan Alley to rock ‘n’ roll to disco and beyond.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts

Must See
Aug 1


at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Astronomy

Aug 1

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

Aug 1

Movies in the Parks: Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

at Irving Square Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for an adventure from District 12 and beyond.
Category: Film, Kids

Best For
Aug 1

Movies in the Parks: Godzilla (1998)

at Grandview Playground, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for the king of monster movies!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies

Best For
Aug 1

Movie Night: Bongo Barbershop & 5 Grandmasters

at Willis Avenue Community Garden, Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Watch two short films about musical hip-hop and b-boy culture presented as a part of Arts in the Gardens movie night.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

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

Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Aug 2

Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for kids in this registration-required summer program.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

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