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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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Friday, April 29, 2016

Apr 29

Movies Under the Stars: A Tribute to Prince and Screening of Purple Rain

at The Lawn at Myrtle Avenue and North Portland Avenue (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Party like it's 1999 with NYC Parks as we celebrate the artistry of Prince!
Category: Dance, Art, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Apr 29

Brooklyn Recreation Arts Partners: Pop-Up Gallery - 'Visual Pollution: MTA Ad Defacement'

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The series was inspired by altered or vandalized New York City subway ads.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr 29

Opera For Two: An Intimate Performance of Big Ideas

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This program will feature 18th Century violin music with works by Leclair, Reger, Barbella, Telemann, and Mozart performed by the duo Black Marble.
Category: Concerts

Apr 29

Open Mic Night in the Parlor

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Come to share your work or simply enjoy. Wine and light refreshments will be served.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Art, Theater

Apr 29

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The plays feature the greatest, funniest, and noblest women who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Apr 29

Glass Bottle Art

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

7:15 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon of socializing and painting!
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr 29

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Tribute to Prince

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skaters are encouraged to come in costume and strut their roller-dancing skills for prizes.
Category: Dance

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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Apr 30

Will Eisner "The Spirit" Retrospective Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Will Eisner's "The Spirit."
Category: Art, Women's History Month
Free!

Apr 30

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Apr 30

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine, and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

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