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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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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug30

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug30

Family Camping in Fort Totten Park

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the divesions of everyday life…
Category: Nature
Free!

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Event
Aug30

Summer on the Hudson: West Coast Swing

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', come dance from 6-9 p.m. and get a lesson at 7 p.m.!
Category: Education, Dance, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Event
Aug30

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Love's Labor's Lost

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

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Event
Aug30

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Aug31

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Aug31

The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
In our continuing celebration of the New York World's Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit.
Category: Art, History

Aug31

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

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