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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 1–10 out of 4,340 events
from June 30, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Jun30

Partnerships Academy: Partnering with Your Elected Officials

at Community Resource Exchange, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
At this workshop, learn why it’s important to work with your elected officials and the best ways to build lasting relationships.
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

Jun30

Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry by Tina Chang, Tracy K. Smith, Brenda Shaughnessey, and Robin Schaer

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jun30

Central Astoria LDC 2015 Independence Celebration

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Central Astoria Local Development Coalition presents its annual Independence Celebration featuring a special performance from West Point Band followed by a spectacular fireworks display by Grucci.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Fourth of July, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun30

Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Similar to regular basketball but played in a wheelchair. Participants must be physically disabled and able to play in a sports wheelchair. There are available sportschairs for use at…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Jun30

Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston returns in The Tempest, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jun30

Washington Square Music Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us in Washington Square Park for the 57th season of the Washington Square Music Festival, with free al fresco concerts in the square!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jun30

Summer Movie Night: Despicable Me 2 (PG)

at Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson Community Garden , Queens

8:30 p.m.11:00 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

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Jul 1

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!

Jul 1

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!

Jul 1

Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come see this group exhibition of contemporary photographs celebrating New York City’s oldest bridge, the High Bridge.
Category: Art, Tours, High Bridge
Free!

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