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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 August 2, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Aug19

Wednesday Night Tours: Native Plant Identification

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come on a tour of the native plants within the designed landscapes of the park with Jenny Blackwell from Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug19

Arts, Culture & Fun: Painting Workshop

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Back by popular demand, join artist Amy Digi for an rooftop painting workshop, hosted in partnership with the Art Students League’s Seeds of the League program!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug19

Sunset Pilates

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Invigorate your muscles during a Pilates class with Body in Balance studio.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug19

Outdoor Strength

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Local studio Brooklyn Strength designs a fitness program to meet and exceed your personal health and fitness goals!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug19

Bryant Park Reading Room: Eric Burns & "1920: The Year that Made the Decade Roar"

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Eric Burns discusses his nonfiction book 1920: The Year that Made the Decade Roar.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Aug19

Double Dutch

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Learn to double dutch in a block party enviornment with experienced Brooklyn-based Double Dutch Empire instructors. Open to all abilities and recommended for ages 15 and up.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug19

Outdoor Cinema: Alice / Czech Republic

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Now celebrating its 17th year, the festival features open-air cinema, music, dance, and food, held in the 5-acre waterfront park in Long Island City, Queens. Admission is free.
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug19

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!

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Aug20

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Core and More

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug20

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!

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