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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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Friday, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night Series - Swing!

at Jackie Robinson Park entrance (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come swing in the park and help us celebrate one of the biggest Harlem swing dance events in Colonial Park (now named Jackie Robinson Park) with the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra.
Category: Concerts, Dance
Free!

Aug 7

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Fitness

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Hudson Warehouse: Titus Andronicus

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work and traditionally was one of his least respected plays.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 7

Bryant Park Reading Room: Spelling Bee

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

6:30 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: Education, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 7

Karaoke on the Boardwalk

at In front of Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park (in ), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Brought to you by Deno's Wonder Wheel. Enjoy singing karaoke with family and friends! Then watch the fireworks illuminate the sky!
Category: Festivals
Free!

Aug 7

Town Square's SummerStarz Movies: How To Train Your Dragon 2

at WNYC Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
SummerStarz free family movies on Friday nights at WNYC Transmitter Park features How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class gets your heart pumping with hip hop music and hot step-by-step dance moves.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 7

Family Camping at Fort Totten Park

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are selected through lottery. To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on July 28th
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

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!

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