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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, July 9, 2015

Jul 9

Waterfront Concert Series 2015: The Cab Calloway Orchestra

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Th Orchestra comes from the Big Band Swing Jazz Orchestra style of the Harlem Renaissance during the 30’s and 40’s.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 9

Bronx Bards

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy readings and performances by writers and artists born or residing in the Bronx.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul 9

Celebrate Brooklyn: Punch Brothers and Sarah Jarosz

at The Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
No band embodies the raging bluegrass revival better than Punch Brothers, a five piece made up of Paul Kowert, Chris Eldridge, Noam Pikelny, Gabe Witcher and mandolin savant Chris Thile
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul 9

The Tempest by William Shakespeare

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents The Tempest, by William Shakespeare at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park.
Category: Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jul 9

Summer on the Hudson: The Picture Show Extension: Pride and Prejudice

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Jane Austen's classic tale of love and values unfolds in the class-conscious, 18th-century England.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 9

Movies in the Parks: E.T.

at Sunset Park, Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 10, 2015

Jul10

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Walk the Moon

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
"Shut Up and Dance" to performances by Walk the Moon at Rumsey Playfield on Friday, July 10.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul10

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, High Bridge
Free!

Jul10

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jul10

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
Free!

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