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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 10, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Monday, August 8, 2016

Aug 8

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. You can also bring your own drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teachers.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

BK Boot Camp

at Paerdegat Park, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come to a BK Boot Camp class for a full body workout appropriate for adults of all ages and fitness levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Ballet Barre

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Based on ballet techniques and movements, this class will engage muscles in focused exercises for a complete body workout.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Movies Under the Stars: Minions

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Please bring a blanket or low chair.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Movie Night: The Mouse That Roared

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
An impoverished nation declares a war on the United States, hoping to lose, but things don't go according to plan.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 8

Movies Under the Stars: Open Season: Scared Silly

at Scarangella Park, Brooklyn

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This delightful animated feature unfolds when humans and animals believe a werewolf is on the loose, and former hunter Shaw uses the opportunity to re-open the season.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Minions

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Minions live to serve, but find themselves working for a series of unsuccessful master. Their search leads them to Scarlet Overkill, the world's first-ever super-villainess.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Aug 9

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, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 9

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Enjoy free Tai Chi classes in the park. All ages and levels of experience are welcome.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 9

Meditation at The High Line

at 22nd Street Seating Steps (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join the Integral Yoga Institute, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, and other guests for guided meditations. Open to people of all ages and experience levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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