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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 30, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Aug 18

Yoga in Hudson Park

at Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join our yogi for fun and challenging yoga classes outdoors near the fountains.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 18

Central Park Tour: East Side Evening Stroll

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for a casual evening stroll from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace..
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 18

Beginner Chess Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night - Salsa!

at South Beach Gazebo (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Dance Away the Night series for the DJ sounds of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, & More!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug 18

Movies With a View: A League Of Their Own

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

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 18

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 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!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug 18

History on the Back Porch Lecture Series with Don Rice: The Hamilton Free School and Dyckman Library

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn about the area's first educational institution and free public library.
Category: History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Aug 18

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, History, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 18

Zumba Under The Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance that combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 18

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at George U. Harvey Park Hockey Rink, 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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