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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 3, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Monday, August 17, 2015

Aug17

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn the traditional drumming and dancing styles unique to West Africa and join us for this free class!
Category: Concerts, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Dance Fitness Under the Trees

at First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come enjoy a healthy dance fitness session with Zayna Perkins of Core III (AFAA certified). Please bring water and a towel and wear sneakers.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug17

Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge

at Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A.
Category: Art, Festivals, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug17

Jazzmobile: Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Sanabria is a seven-time Grammy-nominated Latin Jazz drummer, percussionist, composer, arranger, band leader, and educator. His band will rock the park!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug17

Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series 2015: Old School Night

at Wingate Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy performances by old school hip hop artists Doug E. Fresh, Kurtis Blow, and Special Ed.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Mr. Holland's Opus

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this film, a frustrated composer finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug17

Outdoor Movie Night: Frozen

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Anna teams up with a mountaineer Kristoff and his trusty reindeer Sven to break the Arendelle's icy spell.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Ghostbusters

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch the 80s comedy, sci-fi classic about three unemployed parapsychology professors that set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

Coney Island Flicks on the Beach: Guardians of the Galaxy

at West 10th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
On Mondays during July and August, a giant 40-foot inflatable screen turns the beach at West 10th Street into an outdoor movie theater! Come on down and see great flicks, representing…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event

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