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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.

Viewing 14,441–14,450 out of 15,125 events
from February 23, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Aug 6

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Rowing in traditional Whitehall gigs, captained by experienced New York Harbor coxswains (captains).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Youth Wheelchair Basketball host by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Volunteer Orientation

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Want to get more involved at Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

Movie Nights in the Rockways: Indiana Jones - Temple of Doom

at East 16th Road to East 18th Road on Cross Bay Boulevard (in Broad Channel Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Indy needs to retrieve a precious gem and several kidnapped young boys on behalf of a remote East Indian village.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Outdoor Movie Night: A League of Their Own

at Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

8:15 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A look at the first women's professional baseball league focuses on the rivalry between sisters on the same team, and their washed up, hard-drinking coach.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Monday, August 7, 2017

Aug 7

Bryant Park Language Classes

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 7

Movies Under the Stars: The Wiz

at Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street (in Highland Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
In the The Wiz, Dorothy chases after her dog during a NYC snowstorm, gets swept up by a cyclone and gets transplanted to the Land of Oz.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Aug 8

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Free Tai Chi classes for all ages and experience levels.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

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