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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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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Arts in the Gardens: Prey

at Gil Hodges Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Explore the themes of survival and re-invention in this episodic dance experience.
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater

Aug 6

Movie Night: The Blackout

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:10 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Hip hop rivals Jay Z and Fat Joe with their star studded teams have a basketball championship at Rucker Park. Thousands filled the streets then the lights went out.
Category: Film, Sports, Free Summer Movies

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Aug 6

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.
Category: Education, Nature, Astronomy

Aug 6

Movies in the Parks: Dreamgirls

at Turf Field (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

8:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Deena (Beyoncé Knowles),Effie (Jennifer Hudson) and Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose) form a music trio called the Dreamettes.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies

Friday, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Luke Bryan

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
See performances by country music artist Luke Bryan.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts

Aug 7

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art

Aug 7

CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug 7

Women in Comics

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Women in Comics NYC Collective International is proud to present their second exhibition, 'Women in Comics II' at the Poe Park Visitors Center.
Category: Art

Aug 7

Farmers Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get fresh produce from the two local farms and Queens Botanical Garden's own urban farm at the farmers' market.
Category: Food

Aug 7

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Play fun activities that focus on the history of those who lived and worked here during the Colonial and Revolutionary War era.
Category: Education, History, Kids

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