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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 17, 2017

Aug17

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 a.m.
Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: MOCACINEMA Presents Pushing Hands (1991)

at Columbus Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ang Lee made his directorial debut in this drama about Mr. Chu, a widowed tai-chi master, who moves from Beijing to New York to reunite with his son.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug17

Outdoor Movie Screening - NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century by Andrea Mastrovito

at Queens Museum (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
More Art premieres "NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century" by Andrea Mastrovito, a spectacular, hand-animated, silent film that combines music and community engagement.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Film, Free Summer Movies, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

at Lawn Behind the Track and Field Area (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

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!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Aug18

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!

Aug18

Introduction to Meditation

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat of blanket to sit on.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug18

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!

Aug18

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!

Aug18

The Bronx Meets East Africa

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community.
Category: Accessible, Art, History
Free!

Aug18

Taiwan: A World of Orchids

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a day filled with art and culture, in partnership with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in New York (TECONY).
Category: Nature, Art

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