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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.

Viewing 11,591–11,600 out of 14,939 events
from November 13, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Minions

at Newport Playground, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Viva Las Vegas (1964)

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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. iva Las Vegas, one of Elvis Presley's most popular…
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug18

Shakespeare in the Park--Julius Caesar

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this sensational political thriller, Shakespeare explores the tension between private loyalties and the public good, and unflinchingly questions the price of freedom.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Back to the Future

at Marine Park, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! This classic 1985 science fiction adventure comedy features Michael…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug18

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Come out and see the stars, planets, and the moon from Brooklyn Bridge Park!
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Toy Story

at Arthur Von Briesen Park (in Von Briesen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 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. "Woody," a drawstring cowboy doll (Tom Hanks), is jealous of…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Batman vs. Superman - Dawn of Justice

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Batman and Superman clash over differing philosophies about what kind of heroism is needed to protect the world, while the public they're defending is becoming increasingly mindful of the damage...
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Boulevard (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Teenaged Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) is a legend in his own time thanks to his uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Friday, August 19, 2016

Aug19

Compost Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend your morning at the compost site making compost from food scraps recovered from NYC residents.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Aug19

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp: Session Two

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Campers are immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century as they wear period clothing, and make and play 18th century toys and games.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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