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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.

Viewing 671–680 out of 2,253 events
from April 24, 2017 to April 15, 2018

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May20

Movie Under the Stars: Kubo and the Two Strings

at Bowne Playground, Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A young Japanese boy embarks on a journey to learn the truth about his missing father.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

May20

Movie Under the Stars: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

at Lawrence Virgilio Playground, Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A band of rebels plot to steal the Death Star's blueprints in this "Star Wars" spin-off.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

Wildlife Viewing: Nocturnal Wildlife

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May20

Movies Under the Stars: Little Big League

at Lamberts Lane and Arlene Street (in Father Macris Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A 12 year old is named the new owner of the Minnesota Twins in his grandfather's will. He designates himself as the team manager in an attempt to turn the perennially losing squad around.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Movie Under the Stars: Kubo and the Two Strings

at Bowne Playground, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A young Japanese boy embarks on a journey to learn the truth about his missing father.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

May20

Movie Under the Stars: Alice Through The Looking Glass

at Bowne Playground, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Alice journeys into the past in order to save the Mad Hatter's family. Elsewhere, the deposed Red Queen also attempts to go back in time and heal old wounds.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Sunday, May 21, 2017

May21

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May21

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May21

Bird Watching

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Start your day with an early morning bird-watching walk led by Jean Loscalzo of the Queens County Bird Club. Binoculars recommended.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May21

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Jackie Robinson Park

at The Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spend the day gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this highly used space. Breakfast, lunch, and a t-shirt will be provided.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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