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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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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Aug12

Outdoor Strength

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Local studio Brooklyn Strength designs a fitness program to meet and exceed your personal health and fitness goals!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug12

Bryant Park Reading Room: Jonathan Horn & 'The Man Who Would Not Be Washington'

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Jonathan Horn discusses his nonfiction book "The Man Who Would Not Be Washington: Robert E. Lee's Civil War and His Decision That Changed American History".
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug12

Double Dutch

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Learn to double dutch in a block party enviornment with experienced Brooklyn-based Double Dutch Empire instructors. Open to all abilities and recommended for ages 15 and up.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug12

Shakespeare at Sunset: Measure for Measure

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come see this free performance of Measure for Measure by the New York Classical Theatre.
Category: Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug12

Inwood Lecture Series: Lost Inwood on the Back Porch

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Learn about how Inwood's streets got their names and when they were built.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Aug12

Outdoor Cinema: Wadjda / Saudi Arabia

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The first film directed by a Saudi woman, Wadja tells the charming, poignant story of a 10-year-old girl who longs for a bicycle so she can race her best friend (a boy).
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug12

FrogWatch

at Summit Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Calling all citizen scientists! Assist us with the montly observing, monitoring, and data collection on local amphibian populations. With some cooperative skies, we will also do some…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug12

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Bogart and Bacall Movie Night: Dark Passage

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn

8:15 p.m.10:15 p.m.
In this 1947 classic film, a man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug12

Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6

at Bayswater Playground (in Bayswater Park), Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

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