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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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Friday, August 25, 2017

Aug25

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect Park Southwest and 16th Street Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park on a guided walking tour of this iconic park in the heart of Brooklyn.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug25

All the Park's a Stage: Macbeth

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This classic story of the perils of ultimate power is fueled by the supernatural forces that haunt the castles and forests of early Scotland.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug25

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug25

Bryant Park Presents: Shakespeare: The Tempest

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a full production of The Tempest. Produced by the Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Aug25

Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

at McKinley Park, Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle.
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug25

Movies Under the Stars: Jaws

at Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. An enormous great white shark terrorizes a summer resort town, where a policeā€¦
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug25

Movies Under the Stars: Florence Foster Jenkins

at Multi-Purpose Courts (in Tompkins Square Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
An heiress longs to become an opera star in 1940s New York and finds a strange kind of success as a performer and recording artist.
Category: Film, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug25

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Aug25

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

9:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch the fireworks illuminate the sky at Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk from June 23, 2017 to September 1, 2017.
Category: Festivals, Fireworks
Free!

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug26

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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