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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 3,725 events
from August 2, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

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!

Aug 2

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 2

SummerStage: Nação Zumbi / Nation Beat’s Carnival Caravan feat. Cha Wa / DJ sets by Vinil Pompéia

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Nação Zumbi Twenty years ago, one of the most important groups in Brazil launched its first record, Da Lama ao Caos. The debut album by Chico Science &…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Hudson Warehouse: Titus Andronicus

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work and traditionally was one of his least respected plays.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 2

Reel Harlem Film Festival: Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Hailed as the definitive documentary on James Brown, this film offers an in-depth look at the life of the legendary rhythm and blues musician.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 2

NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the Duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 2

Movies in the Parks: Jurassic Park

at West Lawn (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn

8:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

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!

Aug 3

CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 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!

Aug 3

Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates

at West 242nd Street & Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the…
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

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