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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 13, 2015

Aug13

Zumba Under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Seaside Playground, Queens

7:30 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance, which combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug13

Movie Night: The Lego Movie

at Wayanda Park, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A lowly Lego figure (voiced by Chris Pratt) joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug13

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. A discussion with the performers will follow.
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug13

Shakespeare in the Park: The Merry Wives of Windsor

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Merry Wives of Windsor, presented by the Hip to Hip Theater Company with funding from City Council District 23. There will be a children's workshop at 7:30 p.m.
Category: Art, Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Summer on the Hudson: The Picture Show Extension: Fantastic Mr. Fox

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

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket and come over to the lawn for three films brought to you by The Chatsworth on 72nd St. August 13 - Fantastic Mr. Fox - Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with…
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug13

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
Free!

Aug13

Movies in the Parks: Ghostbusters

at Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
After the members of a team of scientists lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City, they become "ghostbusters" to wage a high-tech battle withe the supernatural.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, August 14, 2015

Aug14

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!

Aug14

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
Free!

Aug14

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
Free!

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