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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 June 3, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Family Capoeira

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Build strength, flexibility, stamina, overall fitness and confidence by learning the unique Brazilian art form known as Capoeira!
Category: Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Sunset Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Practice yoga with a variety of certified local yoga instructors while overlooking the beautiful Hudson River and basking in the glow of the setting sun.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

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 5

Free Movies in the Park: Big Hero 6

at 111th Street and 53rd Ave (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket to the park and enjoy this family-friendly movie in the park.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Moonrise Kingdom

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Core and More

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!

Aug 6

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Free classes for all ages and experience levels, provided by the CK Tai Chi Chuan Center.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Tai Chi for Beginners

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Learn basic movements and Tai Chi moves that will improve your balance.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Yoga Class

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
This yoga class is led by Yoga Vida and is suitable for all levels. Drop-ins are welcome. Join us!
Category: Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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