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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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from August 5, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Soca: Caribbean Dance Workout

at Target Brooklyn Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The class will start with a short warm up, basic moves traditionally done to Soca music, and will end with a short sequence of choreography. No partner or prior experience required.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

Outdoor Music: Milteri Tucker & Bombazo Dance Co.

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Tonight, Milteri Tucker & Bombazo Dance Co. is back at Wave Hill by popular demand, connecting audiences to their Caribbean African roots.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront

Aug 5

Bryant Park Reading Room: Terry Alford & 'Fortune's Fool'

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Terry Alford will discuss his nonfiction book Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug 5

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!

Aug 5

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 5

Orquesta SCC: Salsa con Conciencia (Salsa Music with Conscience)

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This 11 member big band group has made their mission to make salsa music that benefits society.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 5

Outdoor Cinema: Cold Conflicts: Swedish Short Films

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Dissensions can take many forms: a soon-to-be-divorced couple bickering; a brood of misfit animals squabbling; an all-female band debating the very definition of their feminism.
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 5

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 5

Free Movies in the Park: Big Hero 6

at 111th Street and 53rd Ave (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy this family-friendly movie about the special bond that develops between robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Moonrise Kingdom

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, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

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