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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 2, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Friday, August 21, 2015

Aug21

Arts, Culture, and Fun: Dance Away the Night Series - Salsa

at South Beach Gazebo (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
DJ Cocotaso spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more! This event features lessons and performances by Piel Canela Dance School. Don't miss it!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

Aug21

Family Camping at Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 8/12
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug21

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class gets your heart pumping with hip hop music and hot step-by-step dance moves.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug21

Karaoke on the Boardwalk

at In front of Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park (in ), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Brought to you by Deno's Wonder Wheel. Enjoy singing karaoke with family and friends! Then watch the fireworks illuminate the sky!
Category: Festivals
Free!

Aug21

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Walk Like an Egyptian

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Tonight's theme: The Bangles and 80s dance.
Category: Dance

Must See
Event
Aug21

Outdoor Film Festival: Into the Woods

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

7:50 p.m.9:50 p.m.
Inspired by a choice selection of Brothers Grimm fairy tales, this plot centers on a baker and his wife who incur the wrath of a witch while attempting to start a family.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug21

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!

Aug21

Movies in the Parks: Maleficent

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this epic prequel!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Coney Island Fireworks

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

9:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy free fireworks every Friday through August 21st, 2015.
Category: Festivals, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug22

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!

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