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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, June 30, 2015


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


Central Astoria LDC 2015 Independence Celebration

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Central Astoria Local Development Coalition presents its annual Independence Celebration featuring a special performance from West Point Band followed by a spectacular fireworks display by Grucci.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Fourth of July, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Fireworks

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Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Similar to regular basketball but played in a wheelchair. Participants must be physically disabled and able to play in a sports wheelchair. There are available sportschairs for use at…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports


Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston returns in The Tempest, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks


Washington Square Music Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us in Washington Square Park for the 57th season of the Washington Square Music Festival, with free al fresco concerts in the square!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts


Summer Movie Night: Despicable Me 2 (PG)

at Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson Community Garden , Queens

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Watch a film under the NYC sky! Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Jul 1

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

Jul 1

Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come see this group exhibition of contemporary photographs celebrating New York City’s oldest bridge, the High Bridge.
Category: Art, Tours, High Bridge

Jul 1

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Jul 1

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

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