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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 27, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Aug27

Summer's Last Stand

at Riverside Park Traveling Rings (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy what's awesome about the summer - before it's over! We're setting up open play sand volleyball, spikeball, kanjam, table tennis, speedminton, nok hockey, cornhole and ladder golf.
Category: Games, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug27

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Lowry Triangle, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug27

Syfy Movies with a View: Die Hard

at Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
NYPD officer John McClane tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others who have been taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party in Los Angeles.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug27

Partnerships Academy: Activate Your Park – Developing Great Events and Programs

at Bushwick Inlet Park, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
At this workshop, you will have the chance to learn from your peers and from professionals about how to organize and fund new programs that will invigorate your park and neighborhood.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Aug27

Bryant Park Reading Room: Write-In

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at this writers workshop guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug27

Sunset Summer Concerts

at Silver Lake Park, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by blues/folk band Rachel Isaacs Band, and Natalie Jean.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug27

Zumba Under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Seaside Playground, Queens

7:30 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance, which combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug27

Movies Under the Stars: Ghostbusters

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Movies Under the Stars: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

at Fort Washington Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug27

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: West Side Story

at St. James Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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