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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 25, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Monday, August 18, 2014

Aug18

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Visit an area of the park off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders.
Category: History, Tours

Aug18

Rockaway! Exhibit from MoMA PS1: The Surf Club

at Rockaway Beach Surf Club (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Rockaway!, a free public arts festival sponsored by the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC) to celebrate the reopening of Fort Tilden and recognize the ongoing recovery of…
Category: Art
Free!

Aug18

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Presents The Shining

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
See classic films under the stars.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug18

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for a 10-week drum and dance class. All ages are welcome to learn the traditional drumming and dancing unique to West Africa.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug18

NYU Mobility Clinic: Amputee Mobility Clinic

at Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
New York University and Recreation Center 54 partner to host an Amputee Mobility Clinic (part of NYU's Amputee Support Program). For adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

Aug18

Shape Up NYC's Couch to 5K: Group Run

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for our new running group in Prospect Park on Mondays!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug18

Outdoor Strength

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
Take a strength-training class with aerobic intervals in and around the park with local studio, Brooklyn Strength.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug18

Jazzmobile

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
Join us for a free performance by Arturo O’Farrill, pianist, composer, educator, and founder and Artistic Director of the nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series Presents the Annual Gospel Night with Tamela Mann

at Wingate Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.
Gospel artist and actress Tamela Mann and Christian Cultural Center choir take the stage.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Hair

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or chair. We'll supply the popcorn.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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