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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 16, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Aug14

Hip to Hip Theatre Company Presents Shakespeare in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair and picnic fare, and enjoy Shakespeare in the open air.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug14

The Great Miguelino at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Zumba

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

4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug14

The Alex Nguyen Quintet

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Jam out to some sweet jazz outdoors with the Alex Nguyen Quintet at Stuyvesant Park, featuring a special guest artist each week.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug14

All the Park's A Stage: The Winter's Tale

at Bridge View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See free performances of Shakespeare's romantic comedy The Winter’s Tale by the New York Classical Theatre.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug14

Movies Under the Stars: The Land Before Time

at Lawrence Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

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!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug14

FMCP Movie Night: The Land Before Time

at Lawrence Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your own chair or blanket to this fun, free event.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug14

Outdoor Movie Night: The Good Dinosaur

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
After a lot of accidents that changed the usual form of his happy and joyful family, Arlo, an apatosaurus formed a distant and accidental relationship with a brave young primitive boy.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug14

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: School of Rock

at Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes 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. The world's least-employable heavy metal guitarist is entrusted with the minds…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 15, 2016

Aug15

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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