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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 2, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Aug20

CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Miles in the Park

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.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!

Aug20

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic

at Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields), Bronx This is an Accessible location, Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness

at St. James Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location, St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Syfy Movies with a View: Dazed and Confused

at Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This coming-of-age film follows the mayhem of a group of rowdy teenagers in Austin, Texas celebrating the last day of high school in 1976.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug20

Hudson Warehouse: Titus Andronicus

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work and traditionally was one of his least respected plays.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug20

Music in the Park: British Dependency

at Elmhurst Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the reggae sounds of British Dependency!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug20

Bryant Park Reading Room: Write-In with Gotham Writers' Workshop

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at this writers workshop, guaranteed to improve and perfect.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug20

Sunset Summer Concerts

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by blues/folk-rock artist Joan Caddell and The Midgnight Choir, as well as London Fogg, a rock-n-roll band from Staten Island.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug20

Zumba Under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Seaside Playground, Queens

7:30 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance, which combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

Aug20

Concert in the Park: Just 60s

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy a concert of 60s music. Get to the park early and enjoy a picnic.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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