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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 July 23, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Aug 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug 7

Sanctuaries: Closing Reception

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
SANCTUARIES is a series of wall-scale intricately-layered reinventions of natural Colombian landscape, hand-constructed on digital canvases, printed, and arrayed into immersive murals.
Category: Nature, Art

Aug 7

Bilingual Flushing Freedom Mile Tour

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about many of the historic sites in Flushing and their associations with activist movements, fighting for the rights we have today and—for some—even the Underground Railroad!
Category: History, Tours

Aug 7

Hip to Hip Theatre Company Presents Shakespeare in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair and picnic fare, and enjoy Shakespeare in the open air.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 7

Person Place Thing at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Wave Hill hosts two stars from Showtime’s new hit Billions at a live taping of the podcast Person Place Thing.
Category: Film, Talks

Aug 7

Zumba

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

4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 7

Katz Concert Series: The Moonlighters

at MacNeil Park (in Macneil Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of Doo Wop music preformed by The Devotions!
Category: Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 7

The Alex Nguyen Quintet

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Jam out to some sweet jazz outdoors with the Alex Nguyen Quintet at Stuyvesant Park, featuring a special guest artist each week.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 7

Movie Nights in the Rockaways: Goosebumps

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A teen named Zach reluctantly moves from NYC to the quiet town of Madison, DE, where he quickly realizes that his reclusive neighbor is the horror author of the Goosebumps series.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Movies Under the Stars: Goosebumps

at Beach 20th Street Overlook (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 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

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