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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 3,874 events
from August 20, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Aug20

Body Sculpting

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
This total body adult workout class addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug20

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Markets, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug20

SummerStage Presents: THROW2CATCH / Loki Circus Theater

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
SummerStage Kids presented by Disney presents a special evening of Circus!
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Bryant Park Reading Room: Non-Fiction

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

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: History, Talks
Free!

Aug20

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Movie Night: Mary Poppins

at 111th Street Parking Lot (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mary Poppins is a kind of Super-nanny who flies in with her umbrella in response to the request of the Banks children and proceeds to put things right with extraordinary magical powers.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Nature Walk & Talk: Do You Hear an Echo?

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:45 p.m.
How do animals find each other in the dark? Take an evening walk with naturalist Paul Keim to learn how bats, frogs, crickets and katydids use sound for location and…
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Aug20

Zumba under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Beach 108th Street Hockey Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

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

Aug20

Bronx Screened Film Series: Style Wars

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join us for a free screening of Style Wars. The film is regarded as the indispensable document of NY street culture and subway graffiti art of the early '80s. Film begins at sunset.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug20

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Mary Poppins

at 111th Street Parking Lot (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

RiverFlicks Big Hit Wednesdays: Captain Phillips

at Pier 63, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.
Based on the true story of Richard Phillips, a U.S. cargo-ship captain who surrendered himself to Somali pirates so that his crew would be freed.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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