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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 122 events
from July 30, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Festivals (x) category

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Jul 31

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul 31

Central Park Conservancy Family Performance Festival: Billy B, the Science and Dance Man

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
What is biodiversity? How is it fostered within Central Park? Learn this and more through song, dance, audience participation, and a changing backdrop.
Category: Education, Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays - JoJo Abot

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
An experimental blend of electronica, afrobeat, jazz, neo-soul, house, and reggae.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 31

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: Screening of The Girls in the Band

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Girls in the Band tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 30s to the present day.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Film, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Talks, Seniors, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Monday, August 1, 2016

Aug 1

Reel Harlem Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival 2016: Purple Rain

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
While trying to avoid making the same mistakes as his father, the Kid navigates the club scene and a rocky relationship with a captivating singer, Apollonia.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Arts, Culture & Fun: Moonstruck

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket, chair and a friend and enjoy outdoor movies FREE!
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Seniors, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Aug 3

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - The Royal Tenenbaums

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
An estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when their father announces he is terminally ill.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug 3

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings back the ever popular Hatha yoga with Hollis, featuring beautiful sunsets over the Hudson River.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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