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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 2, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Monday, August 17, 2015

Aug17

Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks - Marathon Man

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Resident film expert Scott Adlerberg and author Wallace Stroby discuss Marathon Man, which will also be screened later in the day as part of the Bryant Park Film Festival
Category: Education, Film, Talks
Free!

Aug17

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!

Aug17

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Chinatown

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway and John Huston are at their best in this neo-noir set in 1930s Los Angeles during the Water Wars.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug17

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!

Aug17

Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge

at Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A.
Category: Art, Festivals, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug17

Outdoor Movie Night: Frozen

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Anna teams up with a mountaineer Kristoff and his trusty reindeer Sven to break the Arendelle's icy spell.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

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Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Mr. Holland's Opus

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this film, a frustrated composer finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug17

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Ghostbusters

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

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch the 80s comedy, sci-fi classic about three unemployed parapsychology professors that set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Aug18

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Boot Camp

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

7:00 a.m.8:00 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!

Aug18

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!

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