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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 21, 2015

Aug21

Outdoor Film Festival: Into the Woods

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

7:50 p.m.9:50 p.m.
Inspired by a choice selection of Brothers Grimm fairy tales, this plot centers on a baker and his wife who incur the wrath of a witch while attempting to start a family.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug21

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug21

Movie Nights in the Rockaways: Muppets Most Wanted

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Tonight's film is the most recent Muppets movie, in which the Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: The Wiz

at Morningside Park, Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Movies in the Parks: Maleficent

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this epic prequel!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: The Wiz

at Owen F. Dolen Park, Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Coney Island Fireworks

at West 10th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

9:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy free fireworks every Friday through August 21st, 2015.
Category: Festivals, Fireworks
Free!

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug22

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!

Aug22

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Aug22

Yoga on the Beach

at Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine's Dance School in this beginner Hatha Yoga class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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