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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 36 events
from August 23, 2017 to December 9, 2017
in Festivals (x) category

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug23

Outdoor Cinema: Bad Hair (Pelo Malo) (Venezuela/Peru)

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A touching and humorous coming-of-gender story, Bad Hair chronicles the life of nine-year-old Junior, living in a bustling Caracas tenement with his widowed mother.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Friday, August 25, 2017

Aug25

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Aug25

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug25

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

9:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch the fireworks illuminate the sky at Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk from June 23, 2017 to September 1, 2017.
Category: Festivals, Fireworks
Free!

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug26

Summer on the Hudson: Quiet Clubbing

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with hundreds of all-ages revelers and two live DJs spinning different genres.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

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Aug26

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Last Dragon (1985)

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come and join us for a screening of Michael Schultz's The Last Dragon while enjoying the sunset.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Aug27

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Gospel

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Led by the former lead singer of the internationally-known Harlem Gospel Choir, the Anthony Morgan Gospel Ensemble presents music that transcends and transforms the human spirit.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Friday, September 1, 2017

Sep 1

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: #TotallyPublicKaraoke

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. All ages!
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Sep 1

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

9:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch the fireworks illuminate the sky at Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk from June 23, 2017 to September 1, 2017.
Category: Festivals, Fireworks
Free!

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