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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 November 11, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Friday, August 12, 2016

Aug12

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Open Season: Scared Silly

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held outdoors. Elliott, Boog and friends return for an all new…
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug12

Arts, Culture & Fun: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket, chair and friends and enjoy movies outdoors. In case of rain the event moves indoors.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Seniors
Free!

Aug12

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Friday Night Lights

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. H.G. Bissinger's best-selling true-life account of a few months in the life of…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug12

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Inside Out

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Emotions run wild in the mind of a little girl who is uprooted from her peaceful…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Movies Under the Stars: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

at Joyce Kilmer Park, Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Gum stuck in his hair signals the start of a disastrous day for 11-year-old Alexander. One calamity follows another, but when Alexander tells his family about his misadventures...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks

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

9:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
For the best seating, locate yourself on the boardwalk or beach between West 10th Street and West 15th Street.
Category: Festivals, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Aug13

Instructional Flag Football: Queens (West)

at The Velodrome (in Kissena Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug13

Summer Streets

at Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On three consecutive Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of NYC's streets are opened for people to play, run, walk and bike.
Category: Art, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug13

Orchid Sale

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
As part of the upcoming exhibition, "Taiwan: A World of Orchids", orchids will be available for sale, while supplies last at Queens Botanical Garden in the Gift Shop.
Category: Nature, Markets

Aug13

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine, and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

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