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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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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Aug27

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.
Category: Education, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Aug27

Rockaway Beach Movie Nights: 'Despicable Me'

at Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Bring your blankets or beach chairs and enjoy the movie "Despicable Me" about a criminal mastermind Gru who, with an army of minions, plans to steal the moon.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug27

Movies in the Parks: The Karate Kid (1984)

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this classic movie starring Ralph Macchio.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 28, 2015

Aug28

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
Free!

Aug28

CANCELLED: 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

8:00 a.m.9:00 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!

Aug28

Women in Comics

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Women in Comics NYC Collective International is proud to present their second exhibition, 'Women in Comics II' at the Poe Park Visitors Center.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug28

Farmers Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get fresh produce from the two local farms and Queens Botanical Garden's own urban farm at the farmers' market.
Category: Food
Free!

Aug28

Summer Sports Experience

at Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Exhibition: Living Landmarks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their…
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Aug28

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Parents and I Chalk Art

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

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex! Children are welcome in this program.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Games, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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