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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 13, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug26

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!

Aug26

Movies Under the Stars: The Boss Baby

at Bensonhurst Park, Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This hilarious animated feature tells the story of Tim, a wildly imaginative 7-year-old and his demanding new baby brother (Alec Baldwin) as they rival for their parents attention.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Movies Under the Stars: X-Men: Apocalypse

at Stapleton Playground, Staten Island

8:00 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. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Last Dragon (1985)

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come and join us for a screening of Michael Schultz's The Last Dragon while enjoying the sunset.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Seniors
Free!

Aug26

Movies Under the Stars: Fences

at Montbellier Park, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This movie adapts the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a black garbage collector in 1950s Pittsburgh named Troy Maxson.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug26

Astronomy: The Night Sky

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Education, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Aug26

Movies Under the Stars: Southside With You

at Frederick Douglass Playground, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
This docudrama follows Barack Obama's first date with Michelle Robinson, his future wife, during the summer of 1989 in Chicago.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug26

Movies Under the Stars: Fist Fight

at Crotona Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
On the last day before summer vacation, high school teacher Andy Campbell tries his best to keep it together amid senior pranks, a dysfunctional...
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Aug27

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!

Aug27

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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