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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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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Aug 4

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

Aug 4

Composting by Candlelight Workshop

at Umbrella House Green Roof, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn how to reduce your waste footprint, embrace your love of worms, and maybe meet someone to help you build the compost bin of your dreams on the green roof!
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 4

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!

Aug 4

Bryant Park Writers: Short Story 1.0 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, poem, or screenplay, at this free writers' workshop, guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug 4

Short Story 1.0 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, poem, or screenplay, at writers' workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Aug 4

Temptations Revue Featuring Grammy Award Winner Barrington Henderson

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This dynamic show spans more than a decade of the great harmonies and dance steps that made the Temptations famous!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 4

Central Astoria Concerts on the Waterfront: Motor City Revue

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Relax and enjoy as Motor City Revue takes you on a journey back in time with songs attributed to the likes of Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, and The Temptations
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 4

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 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!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Cunningham Park for a free performance of this classic Shakespeare play.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 4

Movie: The Goonies

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Seven young friends from a small town find themselves on a thrilling underground adventure as they seek the secrets behind the treasure of the notorious pirate One-Eyed Willie.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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