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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 5, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Friday, August 28, 2015

Aug28

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug28

Seasonal Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Instructional Shot Put

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: Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug28

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

at Patterson Playground, Bronx

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Play wheelchair softball at Patterson Playground.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug28

Accordion Bands Festival

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
For the first time Bryant Park presents a festival of bands playing world music. Each band has at least one accordionist. Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug28

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up with Wordsmith

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with music by hip hop artist and songwriter, Wordsmith.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug28

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!

Aug28

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Hair Metal

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

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
It's all about big hair and air guitars tonight. Dress and skate for the themed party!
Category: Dance

Must See
Event
Aug28

Outdoor Film Festival: Dreamgirls

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

7:40 p.m.9:40 p.m.
Singers Effie (Jennifer Hudson), Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose), and Deena (Beyoncé Knowles) are about to find out just what it's like to have their wildest dreams come true.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug29

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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