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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 April 24, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Aug18

Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This event features the poets of Red Hen Press: Mark Doty, Dean Kostos, and J.D. McClatchy.
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug18

Sit Volleyball

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Sitting volleyball competition is open to male and female athletes with physical disabilities such as amputation or limb loss, spinal cord injury, wheelchair-users, cerebral palsy,…
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug18

Summer Movie Night: An American Tail

at Westervelt Community Garden, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch a film under the NYC sky! Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug18

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!

Aug18

Yo-Yo Ma and the New York Philharmonic: Free Lincoln Center Local Screening

at Festival Site (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The New York Philharmonic’s 2013 opening gala concert features music director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.
Category: Concerts, Art, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug18

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Roman Holiday (1953)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug18

Movies in the Parks: Little Giants

at Sol Lain Playground (in Sol Lain Plgd), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this family-comedy classic!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: West Side Story

at Thomas Greene Playground, Brooklyn 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, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug18

Movies Across From Golden Pond: Dolphin Tale 2

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
After Winter's mom passes, the team reassembles to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Aug19

Sunrise Tai Chi

at Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

6:30 a.m.7:30 a.m.
Start your day out right; come enjoy sunrise tai chi classes with certified tai chi instructor Robert Martinez, on the beautiful David Rockefeller Linden Terrace.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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