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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 19, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit

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

8:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug19

Bryant Park Presents: Emerging Music Festival

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Returning for its third year, Emerging Music Festival features two evenings of New York's best new music, including indie rock, soul, R&B, and more.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Free Summer Concerts, Food
Free!

Aug19

Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug19

RCTA Sunset Concert: Flamenco

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Favorites Los Hermons Cintron close out the 2017 season with the Fabulous Flamenco music from the Spanish guitars of Rafael & Cristobal Cintron. Accompanied by a Flamenco dancer.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug19

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
What lurks around at night? Find out as the Urban Park Rangers lead a hike through Blue Heron under the cover of darkness.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Big Hero 6

at Seaside Wildlife Nature Park, Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A young tech whiz named Hiro must save his city with the help of his inflatable…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Up

at Carlton Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. An old man and a young explorer team up and take on the wilderness after the…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Queen of Katwe

at Lincoln Terrace (in Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
This wonderful coming of age biopic tells the story of Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga), a Ugandan girl living in a slum in Katwe who learns to play chess and becomes a Woman Candidate Master at the World Chess Olympiads.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Hercules

at Kelly Park, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Hercules needs to perform a rite of passage on Earth to prove himself worthy of living with the gods on Mount Olympus.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Rosemary's Playground, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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