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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Aug13

Bryant Park Reading Room: Writers Workshop - Short Story 4.0

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 your writing.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug13

Sunset Summer Concerts

at Snug Harbor, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by the Staten Island Community Band and Staten Island's Beatles tribute band, Love Me Do.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug13

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!

Aug13

Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Spitfire

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The band will play all their original music, as well as great classic rock such as, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Who, and many others.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug13

Cast of Beatlemania

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Recall the memories of that exciting era when the Fab Four ruled the world of rock 'n' roll!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug13

Shakespeare in the Park: The Merry Wives of Windsor

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Merry Wives of Windsor, presented by the Hip to Hip Theater Company with funding from City Council District 23. There will be a children's workshop at 7:30 p.m.
Category: Art, Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Arts in the Gardens: Prey

at Gil Hodges Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Explore the themes of survival and re-invention in this episodic dance experience. A discussion with the performers will follow.
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug13

Movie Night: The Lego Movie

at Wayanda Park, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A lowly Lego figure (voiced by Chris Pratt) joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug13

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.
Category: Education, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Aug13

Summer on the Hudson: The Picture Show Extension: Fantastic Mr. Fox

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket and come over to the lawn for three films brought to you by The Chatsworth on 72nd St. August 13 - Fantastic Mr. Fox - Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with…
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

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