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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 June 29, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Monday, August 7, 2017

Aug 7

Books Beneath the Bridge with Community Bookstore Park Slope: Jill Eisenstadt

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Jill Eisenstadt reads from "Swell", a darkly funny new novel about a New York family, a conversion of faith, and a haunted house in Rockaway.
Category: Talks, Waterfront
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!

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Aug 8

The Fence

at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

12:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
This year's installation will explore the themes of Home, Streets, People, Creatures, Nature, Play, and Food. Find THE FENCE throughout the park.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 8

Rush Summer Session @99 Plymouth

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

12:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
Rush Kids and Teens will return to the Park to create site-specific paintings in the Community Room and gallery of 99 Plymouth.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 8

Competitive Rowing Camp

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Athletes train with experienced coaches from a variety of competitive collegiate rowing programs. Along with rigorous training, participants compete in select regattas throughout the summer season.
Category: Education, Sports, Waterfront

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!

Aug 8

Meditation

at On the High Line at 22nd St. (in The High Line), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Start your Tuesdays off right. Rise above the city streets and begin your day focused, centered, and connected with nature.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Fitness Walk

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 8

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Fun is had with cute and funny stories and songs for tiny tots to enjoy. Session ends with fun arts activity inspired by the stories and songs.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

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