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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

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jul29

Bryant Park Reading Room: Charles Kaiser & "The Cost of Courage"

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Charles Kaiser discusses his nonfiction book The Cost of Courage.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Jul29

Dancing Under the Stars

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
First 45 minutes is a free dance lesson followed by 45 minutes to use your new skills in open dance. July 29th will include a live band.
Category: Dance
Free!

Jul29

Inwood Shakespeare Festival: Henry IV

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Inwood Shakespeare Festival was conceived and developed by Ted Minos as a way to bring free professional theatre and music to the Northern Manhattan…
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jul29

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!

Jul29

Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor”

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Shakespeare's farce about courtship, jealousy, and friendship features one of the most beloved comedic characters of all time. Sir John Falstaff, banished to Windsor and running…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Seniors, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul29

Outdoor Cinema: Kings of the Wind & Electric Queens

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park are pleased to announce the 2015 programming for the park’s Outdoor Cinema film festival—eight weeks of international movies shown under the stars.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Jul29

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!

Jul29

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Beasts of the Southern Wild

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!

Jul29

Movies in the Parks: A League of Their Own

at Dyker Beach Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

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

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Jul30

Summer in the Square: Wake Up With Yoga

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.
Join us to get your day started with a little zen!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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