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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, July 16, 2015

Jul16

Composting With Lovely Red Worms

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Did you know that red worms have five pairs of hearts? Come to this workshop to learn more about this unique species and all about indoor vermicomposting (composting with worms).
Category: Education

Jul16

Syfy Movies with a View: Sharknado 2

at Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a Sharknado on the population and its most cherished, iconic sites.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Jul16

Lecture: Change, Continuity, and Civic Ambition: Cultural Landscapes, Design, and Historic Preservation

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their…
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Talks
Free!

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Jul16

Summer in the Square: House Grooves Workout

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn easy-to-follow routines that combine aerobic dance, jazz, house, and hip-hop moves.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul16

Hudson Warehouse: She Stoops to Conquer

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In this play by Oliver Goldsmith, wealthy countryman Mr. Hardcastle arranges for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a rich Londoner, hoping the pair will marry.
Category: Art, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Jul16

Barefoot Dancing: Song Hee Lee (Korean Drum Dance)

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The organization serves a vital role in New York City by teaching traditional arts to members of the Korean community, and by bringing performances to both Korean and general audiences.
Category: Dance, Art
Free!

Jul16

Summer Sounds: Mundo Clave

at Simeone Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of South American music performed by Mundo Clave.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul16

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents Dance Away the Night!

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy everything tango: dance classes, demonstrations, and live music!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Jul16

Opening Reception - Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Jul16

Creatures of the Night: Family Edition

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Explore Prospect Park after dark with expert Naturalist Paul Keim.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours

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