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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 1, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Aug16

Family Camping

at Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Aug16

Music in the Garden: The Ebony Hillbillies

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:15 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Enjoy an evening with The Ebony Hillbillies, NYC’s only African-American string band, who keep alive an important legacy that was a key element in the genesis of all American music.
Category: Concerts, History

Aug16

Hudson Warehouse presents The Winter's Tale

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
eontes, the King of Sicily, believes his pregnant wife is carrying his best friend’s love child.
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug16

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Love's Labor's Lost

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug16

SummerStage: The Firehouse Presents: The Harlem Dance Caravan: Erasing the Boundaries / Master Class: Calvin Wiley

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

7:00 p.m.
Baoku & the Image Afro-Beat Band Creative Outlet Dance Theatre Lotus Music and Dance Cecilia Marta Dance Company.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug16

SummerStage Presents: Blood Orange / Moses Sumney / Sean Nicholas Savage in association with Okayplayer - Celebrating 15 years of Okayplayer

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
SummerStage presents Blood Orange in association with Okayplayer -- Celebrating 15 years of Okayplayer
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug16

SummerStage Presents: The New York Neo-Futurists Present Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind

at East River Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The New York Neo-Futurists are an ensemble of dynamic writer/director/performers who are best known for their critically acclaimed show, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug16

Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Hamish Linklater and Tony® nominee Lily Rabe return to the Park this summer as the wise-cracking, would-be lovers Beatrice and Benedick in the beloved romantic comedy Much Ado…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug16

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The LEGO Movie

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Astronomy

at Beach 116 (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

8:30 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City Parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

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