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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.

Viewing 751–760 out of 3,875 events
from August 1, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Aug11

Pilates With The Fitness Guru

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug11

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
Aug11

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!

Aug11

Movie Nights on the River: Despicable Me

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Come and enjoy the family movie "Despicable Me" under the stars.
Category: Film, Kids, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Grease (1978)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug11

Summer Movie Night: Flight of the Navigator (PG)

at 103rd Street Community Garden, Manhattan

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
Aug11

Movies Across From Golden Pond: Big Hero 6

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Enjoy a screening of Big Hero 6, about the special bond that develops between robot Baymax and Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Aug12

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!

Aug12

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!

Aug12

CANCELLED: 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
Free!

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