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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: Family Capoeira

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Please note: Family Capoeira is cancelled on August 24 and August 31.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug24

Wednesday Night Tour: Battle of Brooklyn Tour

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Mark Levy on a unique tour of how the East River played a key role when the five boroughs became a battlefield during the American Revolution.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront

Aug24

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: I Am Legend

at Landscape between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The last man on Earth, scientist Robert Neville, struggles to survive while fending off the infected survivors of a plague which he is inexplicably immune to.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug24

Club Fit: Yoga

at Sherman Creek Peninsula (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

6:45 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Our free, outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug24

Sunset Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Practice yoga with a variety of certified local yoga instructors while overlooking the beautiful Hudson River and basking in the glow of the setting sun.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug24

Non-Fiction Author: Eric Burns

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp.'s discussion of Eric Burns' "The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt".
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug24

Double Dutch

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Learn to double dutch in a block party environment with experienced Brooklyn based Double Dutch Empire instructors.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug24

Outdoor Cinema 2016: Embrace of the Serpent (Colombia)

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Set in the Colombian Amazon, the Oscar-nominated Embrace of the Serpent tells the story of a shaman encountering two Western explorers who search for rare botanical species.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

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Aug24

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Hairspray

at McKinely Park (in McKinley Park), Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! In this hilarious 2007 remake of the Broadway musical (based on John…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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