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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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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Jun23

Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry by Canadian Poets

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jun23

From Mambo to Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale

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

7:30 p.m.9:45 p.m.
As part of The Bronx Museum of the Arts’ 1040 Lounge, this film shows the dynamic musical life in the South Bronx in the ‘40s through ‘70s.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun23

Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Similar to regular basketball but played in a wheelchair. Participants must be physically disabled and able to play in a sports wheelchair. There are available sportschairs for use at…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Jun23

Washington Square Music Festival

at Frederick Loewe Theatre, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Due to inclement weather, the Washington Square Music Festival’s June 23 concert, 8 pm, will take place in New York University’s Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 West 4th St.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun23

Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston returns in The Tempest, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jun23

CANCELLED: NY Phil Concerts in the Parks & Fireworks: Van Cortlandt Park

at Broadway and 251st Street (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Alan Gilbert returns in an all-American program featuring Bernstein's West Side Story Concert Suite No. 1.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Jun24

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!

Jun24

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

Jun24

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles

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!

Jun24

Master Story Tellers Exhibition (Extended)

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"These are the classic stories you grew up with as a child interpreted for a contemporary audience," said Donna Miskend, the exhibit curator.
Category: Art, Kids
Free!

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