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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 51–60 out of 3,740 events
from August 4, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

Sit Volleyball

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Sitting volleyball competition is open to male and female athletes with physical disabilities such as amputation or limb loss, spinal cord injury, wheelchair-users, cerebral palsy,…
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug 4

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!

Aug 4

Summer Movie Night: Back to the Future 2

at Beach 17th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Watch a film under the NYC sky! Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Sweeney Todd: Free Lincoln Center Local Screening

at Festival Site (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Murder, mayhem, and the ultimate revenge. A bold new performance of the musical by The NY Philharmonic, Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson. Free screening in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Category: Education, Concerts, Art, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 4

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Casablanca (1942)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

8:15 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Set during the early days of World War II, Casablanca is a sentimental love story of an American expatriate Rick Blaine and the woman he loves, Ilsa.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 4

Movies in the Parks: Guardians of the Galaxy

at Conference House Beach (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

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

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Sunrise Tai Chi

at Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

6:30 a.m.7:30 a.m.
Start your day out right; come enjoy sunrise tai chi classes with certified tai chi instructor Robert Martinez, on the beautiful David Rockefeller Linden Terrace.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

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 5

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 5

Women in Comics

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Women in Comics NYC Collective International is proud to present their second exhibition, 'Women in Comics II' at the Poe Park Visitors Center.
Category: Art
Free!

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