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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 August 24, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Aug24

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: The Good Dinosaur

at Henry M Jackson Playground, Manhattan

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! This movie is held outdoors. In this enchanting computer-animated fantasy, set...
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic Park

at Bloomingdale Park, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Unemployed parapsychologists set themselves up as "Ghostbusters" to rid New York of evil monstrous apparitions that are taking over the city.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: A League of Their Own

at Carlton Park, Staten Island 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!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Ratatouille

at Harris Playground (in Harris Park), Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A scrawny rat named Remy finds his dreams of culinary superstardom stirring up sizable controversy in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant in director Brad Bird's madcap computer-animated comedy...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug25

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.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug25

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Enjoy free Tai Chi classes in the park. All ages and levels of experience are welcome.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug25

Yoga Class

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join a yoga class at Washington Square Park!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug25

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug25

Kid's Whimsies: Line Figures With Personality

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Children will create their own line figure characters in motion and give them personality.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Bronx River Forest Restoration

at Burke Avenue and Bronx Park East

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will remove invasive species such as Japanese Knotweed, and maintain the existing loop trail.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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