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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 October 3, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Aug 8

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug 8

Pilates with the Fitness Guru

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Free Yoga in the Greenbelt

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Relax and rejuvenate outdoors while practicing Yoga with instructors from Five Boro Power Yoga! This is a free, four week Yoga series in Willowbrook Park on Tuesday evening's from…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Movie Night : Moana

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYRP as we cheer on a courageous, young heroine from the safety of the shoreline at Sherman Creek Park!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 8

Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book (1967)

at Lindower Park, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
This classic animated musical tells the story of Mowgli, who, guided by his animal guardians, sets out on a journey of self-discovery while evading the threatening Shere Khan.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Movies Under the Stars: Creed (2015)

at The Pit (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Rocky Balboa trains Apollo Creed's son as a boxer, and the young man soon gets a shot at the title.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 8

Movies Under the Stars: The Secret Life of Pets

at Osborn Playground, Brooklyn

8:15 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Movies Under the Stars: Rookie of the Year

at Lamberts Lane and Arlene Street (in Father Macris Park), Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Drafted by Chicago, and befriended by a veteran pitcher, a 12-year-old learns about life and himself. Watch his magical pitching arm help bring a pennant to the long suffering Cubs.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Aug 9

The Fence

at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.1:00 a.m.
This year's photo installation will explore the themes of Home, Streets, People, Creatures, Nature, Play, and Food.
Category: Art
Free!

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