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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 1, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 12, 2015


Inwood Lecture Series: Lost Inwood on the Back Porch

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Learn about how Inwood's streets got their names and when they were built.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks


Outdoor Cinema: Wadjda / Saudi Arabia

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The first film directed by a Saudi woman, Wadja tells the charming, poignant story of a 10-year-old girl who longs for a bicycle so she can race her best friend (a boy).
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront



at Summit Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Calling all citizen scientists! Assist us with the montly observing, monitoring, and data collection on local amphibian populations. With some cooperative skies, we will also do some…
Category: Education, Nature

Must See

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

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, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront

Best For

Bogart and Bacall Movie Night: Dark Passage

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn

8:15 p.m.10:15 p.m.
In this 1947 classic film, a man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies


Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6

at Bayswater Playground (in Bayswater Park), Queens

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

Best For

Thursday, August 13, 2015


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


Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Core and More

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


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


Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness

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