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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 July 7, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Monday, August 24, 2015

Aug24

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug24

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Walk

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 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!

Aug24

EcoCrafts

at Van Cortlandt Classic Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Recycle used and natural materials into new creations at Classic Playground. Projects include wearable crafts, re-purposed items, and creative ways to look at nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Bryant Park Language Classes

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bryant Park speaks Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, and Spanish this summer with free classes from inlingua.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug24

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug24

Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks - Rock Music in Film

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug24

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance

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

4:00 p.m.5:00 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!

Aug24

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Back to the Future

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Michael J. Fox is a teen in 1985 who time travels to 1955 and gets caught up in the courtship of his then teenaged parents-to-be to save his own existence.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn the traditional drumming and dancing styles unique to West Africa and join us for this free class!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug24

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: The Incredibles

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See the Academy-Award winning film of a family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world..
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

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