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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 3, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks - James Dean

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Lively and entertaining commentary on James Dean, with resident film expert Scott Adlerberg and author Jim Baker.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug 3

Garden Camp

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Gardner Karen Waltuch will lead a week-long, hands-on tutorial on all things gardening, from planting to cultivation to basic botanical science. Parent or chaperone must…
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.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!

Aug 3

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Marathon Man

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Dustin Hoffman stars in this harrowing thriller, directed by John Schlesinger, as a Columbia grad student and runner who gets mixed up with international intrigue.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 3

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: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 3

Fresh Air Fitness: Fit Walk on Hudson Pier

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
In Fit Walk, take a scenic walk along the Hudson River, led by staff from NYC Parks' Tony Dapolito Recreation Center.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 3

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!

Aug 3

Movies Under the Stars: Dead Poets Society

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this film, English teacher John Keating inspires his students to discover their love for poetry and seize the day.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 3

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront :Frozen

at Shore Blvd between Hells Gate Bridge and the Pool

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
You're invited to watch this Disney animated musical that will appeal to families and children of all ages.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Boot Camp

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:00 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!

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