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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, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

Celebrate Brooklyn: Benefit Concert - Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

at The Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Known for their fiery live show, the 12-piece ensemble Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros will be taking over the Bandshell with their psychedelic-indie-folk-filled set.
Category: Concerts

Aug 4

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 4

Sit Volleyball

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Sitting volleyball competition is open to male and female athletes with physical disabilities such as amputation or limb loss, spinal cord injury, wheelchair-users, cerebral palsy,…
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug 4

Movies Nights in the Rockaways: Back to the Future 2

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

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Enjoy a fun-filled night with the family! There will be refreshments.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

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!

Aug 4

Summer Movie Night: Back to the Future 2

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

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Watch a film under the NYC sky! Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Casablanca (1942)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

8:15 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Set during the early days of World War II, Casablanca is a sentimental love story of an American expatriate Rick Blaine and the woman he loves, Ilsa.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 4

Movies in the Parks: Guardians of the Galaxy

at Conference House Beach (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket to the park and enjoy this Marvel story about a team of misfit space heroes.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Sunrise Tai Chi

at Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

6:30 a.m.7:30 a.m.
Start your day out right; come enjoy sunrise tai chi classes with certified tai chi instructor Robert Martinez, on the beautiful David Rockefeller Linden Terrace.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

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!

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