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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 28, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Friday, August 28, 2015

Aug28

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up with Wordsmith

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with music by hip hop artist and songwriter, Wordsmith.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug28

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Fitness

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night! Tango

at Center Boulevard and Borden Avenue (in Hunter's Point South Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy everything tango: dance classes, demonstrations, and live music!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug28

Town Square's SummerStarz Movies: Guardians of the Galaxy

at WNYC Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A team of misfit space heroes who must learn to get along so that they can save the world.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug28

Karaoke on the Boardwalk

at In front of Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park (in ), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Brought to you by Deno's Wonder Wheel. Enjoy singing karaoke with family and friends! Then watch the fireworks illuminate the sky!
Category: Festivals
Free!

Aug28

Outdoor Film Festival: Dreamgirls

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

7:40 p.m.9:40 p.m.
Singers Effie (Jennifer Hudson), Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose), and Deena (Beyoncé Knowles) are about to find out just what it's like to have their wildest dreams come true.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug28

Movies Under the Stars: The Wiz

at Matthew P. Sapolin Playground, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 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
Aug28

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: An American Tail

at Sternberg Park, 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, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Movies in the Parks: Guardians of the Galaxy

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket to the park and enjoy this Marvel story about a team of misfit space heroes.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

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