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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 3, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Friday, August 28, 2015

Aug28

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Hair Metal

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
It's all about big hair and air guitars tonight. Dress and skate for the themed party!
Category: Dance

Must See
Event
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 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

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug29

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!

Aug29

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug29

ESL Beginners Class

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from an ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug29

Yoga on the Beach

at Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine's Dance School in this beginner Hatha Yoga class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug29

Couch to 5K

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Use the gentle inclines and paths at Conference House Park to train and strengthen your body to run a 5k.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug29

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Aug29

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Category: Accessible, Volunteer, It's My Park, Seniors
Free!

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