This Week in Parks: Jul 23, 2015 – Jul 29, 2015

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This Week in Parks:

Jul 25, 2015 – Jul 29, 2015

Citywide Highlights

High Bridge Festival on July 25

High Bridge Festival on July 25

Celebrate the bridge’s re-opening with a free 30-mile bike ride to the bridge, rowing instruction, a kids’ obstacle course, walking tours, and more.

Festival at Faber Park

Festival at Faber Park

Stop by Faber Park in Staten Island on Saturday, July 25 for a summer party with sports, arts & crafts, and more.

Measure for Measure at The Battery

Measure for Measure at The Battery

The New York Classical Theater is performing this Shakespearean comedy for free at historic Castle Clinton, every day until August 2.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, July 25, 2015

It’s My Park at Sternberg Park 10:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. in Sternberg Park, Sternberg Park, Brooklyn

Wildlife Viewing: Raptor Watch 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. in Wilde and Melvin Avenues, Schmul Park, Staten Island

High Bridge Festival 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. in The High Bridge, Highbridge Park, Manhattan

Taste the World: Botanical Brew Fest 12:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. in Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

Ride to the High Bridge Festival with Five Borough Bicycle Club 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. in Horace Greeley Statue, City Hall Park, Manhattan

Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River Panel Discussion 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. in Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Taikoza Concert in the Park 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. in Lawn area behind the track and field area, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

NY Classical: Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. in Castle Clinton, The Battery, Manhattan

National Moth Night: Into the Woods! 8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. in Greenbelt Nature Center, Blood Root Valley, Staten Island

Sunday, July 26, 2015

City Hall to Brooklyn Bridge Park Hike (moderate) 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. in The Fountain, City Hall Park, Manhattan

Orchard Beach Lagoon Birding Excursion (Intermediate) 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. in Pelham Bay Park, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

30th Anniversary Community Festival 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. in Alice Austen House Museum, Alice Austen Park, Staten Island

Family Day at Jeppe Hein: Please Touch The Art 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. in Pier 3 Greenway Terrace, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

Learn to Ride – Kids 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. in Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx

NY Classical: Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. in Castle Clinton, The Battery, Manhattan

Monday, July 27, 2015

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Footloose 5:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. in Bryant Park Lawn, Bryant Park, Manhattan

Reel Harlem Film Festival: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 6:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. in Upper Lawn @ 113th Street, Morningside Park, Manhattan

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: The Princess Bride 8:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m. in Shore Blvd between Hells Gate Bridge and the Pool,

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles 8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. in Midland Beach Splash Plaza, Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach, Staten Island

Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” 7:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m. in Unisphere, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Bogart and Bacall Movie Night: The Big Sleep 8:15 p.m.–10:30 p.m. in Target Brooklyn Community Garden, Brooklyn

Movies in the Parks: A League of Their Own 8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. in Dyker Beach Park, Dyker Beach Park, Brooklyn

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Summer in the Square: Broadway’s Amazing Grace 4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. in South Plaza, Union Square Park, Manhattan

Kayaking 5:30 p.m.–6:45 p.m. in Pier 2 Dock, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

Summer in the Square: Cardio Blast 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. in North Plaza, Union Square Park, Manhattan

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