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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 December 13, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Aug18

Beginner Chess Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, History, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug18

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug18

History on the Back Porch Lecture Series with Don Rice: The Hamilton Free School and Dyckman Library

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn about the area's first educational institution and free public library.
Category: History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Aug18

BK Boot Camp

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come to a BK Boot Camp class for a full body workout appropriate for adults of all ages and fitness levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug18

Zumba Under The Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance that combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug18

Summer Sunset Concert

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Watch the sunset while Sing We Enchanted performs “Bach to the Future” with the Rockland String Quartet and David Baranowski on harpsichord.
Category: Concerts

Aug18

Bryant Park Writers: Short Story 3.0 Writers Workshop

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story at this free writers' workshop, guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug18

Central Astoria Concerts on the Waterfront: Bon Journey

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This NYC-based band plays a tribute to the music history of Bon Jovi and Journey from the rock eras of the '80s and '90s, a unique tribute blending the music of these two legends.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at George U. Harvey Park Hockey Rink, Queens

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, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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