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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 26, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Friday, August 26, 2016

Aug26

Game Social

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make new friends and play some of the most exciting strategy board games at this social event.
Category: Games, Seniors
Free!

Aug26

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents Dance Away the Night Series: Sounds of Motown

at Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for an encore concert with local singer/songwriter De'borah STARLITE on the Rooftop under the arm Harlem sky. Relax, listen and groove to the smooth blended sounds of…
Category: Concerts, Dance
Free!

Aug26

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: Desperately Seeking Susan

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.
Take a tour of New York City's neighborhoods through movies at the 2016 Central Park Conservancy Film Festival.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug26

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday Concert Series - The Bones of J.R. Jones

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Meet up in West Harlem Piers Park with friends on the last Friday of the month for great music, fresh air, and beautiful scenery.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug26

Arts, Culture & Fun; The Dark Crystal

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket, chair and friends and enjoy movies outdoors. In case of rain the event moves indoors.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Seniors
Free!

Aug26

Movies Under the Stars: House Party

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! Mayhem insues in this 1990 hip hop comedy starring Kid 'n Play. With his parents…
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug26

Movies Under the Stars: Brooklyn

at John Paul Jones Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! This award-winning film tell the story of Eilis, an Irish immigrant (Saoirse…
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug26

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Flashdance

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Lola Star and her fabulous array of guests and performers will get you moving.
Category: Dance

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Aug26

Movies Under The Stars: Ratatouille

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

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, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug26

Movies Under the Stars: Twelve Angry Men (1957)

at John Jay Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held outdoors. A jury argues a case in a stuffy room on a hot…
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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