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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 January 27, 2013 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug20

Jazz in the Park with Alex Nguyen and Friends

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come listen to jazz under the trees and watch the sun set behind the clouds.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug20

Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug20

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Batman Movie

at Col David Marcus Playground (in Colonel David Marcus Playground), Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:15 p.m.
This 2017 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film focuses on the DC Comics character Batman as he attempts to overcome his greatest fear to stop the Joker's latest plan.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Movies Under the Stars: Rock 'N' Roll High School

at Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Everyone's high school fantasy is played out in this wild, rocking movie about clever, rebellious teens who battle their militaristic principal and literally blow their high school to pieces.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug20

Outdoor Movie Night: Motorcycle Diaries (Spanish, English Subtitles)

at Field 42 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:10 p.m.
Watch the 2004 biopic about the early travels of Ernesto "Che" Guevara outdoors under the stars.
Category: Nature, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, August 21, 2017

Aug21

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!

Aug21

Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug21

Illustration Animation: Youth Tech Workshop

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bring your photographs to life! Use Photoshop to create fun animations!
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug21

Crew Camp (Manhattan)

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
During our novice Crew Camp, your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, Waterfront

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