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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 July 7, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Jul 8

Dancing Under the Stars

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
First 45 minutes is a free dance lesson followed by 45 minutes to use your new skills in open dance. July 29th will include a live band.
Category: Dance
Free!

Jul 8

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!

Jul 8

Outdoor Cinema: Live-In Maid / Argentina

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Watch an Argentine class comedy that crosses cultures outdoors at Socrates Sculpture Park.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 8

FrogWatch

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
We need volunteers to assist monthly with observing, monitoring, and collecting data on our local amphibian populations.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 8

Inwood Night Walk with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The forest is a busy place at night as southern flying squirrels, skunks, underwing moths, cave crickets, screech owls, and other nocturnal animals become active.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks, Hiking
Free!

Jul 8

The Tempest by William Shakespeare

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents The Tempest, by William Shakespeare at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park.
Category: Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Edward Scissorhands

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Seating will open at 6:30, and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 8

Movies in the Parks: Maleficent

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

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

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Jul 9

Summer in the Square: Wake Up With Yoga

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.
Join us to get your day started with a little zen!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 9

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!

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