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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

Summer in the Square: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Screening

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Come along on a sweet journey with a special screening of the 1971 classic "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 6

Summer Sounds: York Summer College Reunion Band

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of Jazz music performed by the York College Summer Reunion Band.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 6

Summer in the Square: Happy Hour Hatha Workout

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Creative flow sequences move you from one energizing asana to another, while linking each movement with your breath.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the Duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 6

Bryant Park Reading Room: Writers Workshop - Short Story 3.0

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay at this writers workshop, guaranteed to improve and perfect.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug 6

Shakespeare in Park presents The Merchant of Venice

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There will be a kids' program at 7:00 p.m. followed by a performance of The Merchant of Venice at 7:30 p.m.
Category: Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 6

Sunset Summer Concerts: The Rhythm Rascals

at Bloomingdale Park, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Rhythm Rascals are a jazz and swing band with four horn players and a rhythm section.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 6

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!

Aug 6

Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Danc'in Machine

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
With four great vocalists, a burning horn section, and lots of groovy percussion, the band recaptures the authentic look and sound of the disco era.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

A Ray of Elvis

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a performance by one of today's premiere Elvis tribute artists!
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

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