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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 25, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 18, 2016

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

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!

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Kids
Aug 18

Movies Under the Stars: Viva Las Vegas (1964)

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish 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. iva Las Vegas, one of Elvis Presley's most popular…
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug 18

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Come out and see the stars, planets, and the moon from Brooklyn Bridge Park!
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Friday, August 19, 2016

Aug 19

Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the activities that engage your baby's imagination: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and more.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Compost Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend your morning at the compost site making compost from food scraps recovered from NYC residents.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

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