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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 25, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Monday, August 21, 2017

Aug21

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug21

Bryant Park Language Classes

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug21

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Dirty Dancing

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Seventeen-year-old Baby (Jennifer Grey) goes on vacation with her family to a resort in the Catskills. Baby is bored until she meets hunky professional dancer Johnny (Patrick Swayze).
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug21

Drum Circle

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Bring your own hand drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teacher.
Free!

Aug21

West African Dance

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book

at Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street (in Highland Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair to watch a free screening of The Jungle Book, an exciting adventure about a young boy raised in the jungle with animals.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Aug22

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!

Aug22

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!

Aug22

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!

Aug22

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!

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