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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 4, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Aug15

Shakespeare At Sunset: Measure for Measure

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Brooklyn Bridge Park is transformed into Vienna, a city bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug15

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!

Aug15

Movie Nights: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

8:20 p.m.10:20 p.m.
Bring your blanquets and chairs to enjoy the movie E.T. While visiting the Earth at Night, a group of alien botanists is discovered and disturbed by an approaching human task force.…
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Movies in the Parks: Remember The Titans

at Jackie Robinson Park, Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this heartfelt story of sportsmanship and teamwork.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Movies in the Parks: Big

at Jackie Robinson Park, Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

The Night Sky

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe. Night sky programs use the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug16

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!

Aug16

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, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

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

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education
Free!

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