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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 October 3, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Friday, August 25, 2017

Aug25

Illustration Animation: Youth Tech Workshop

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bring your photographs to life using Photoshop!
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

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Aug25

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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

Girls Basketball Clinic

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Instructors will teach participants the basic rules and fundamental skills of basketball in preparation for our 2018 winter basketball tournament.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug25

Summer Music 2017 at Pelham Bay Park

at Lawn Behind the Track and Field Area (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Head to Pelham Bay Park's free concerts featuring Afro-Cuban Music, Funk with R&B, and Golden Oldies presented by the Bronx Arts Ensemble.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug25

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect Park Southwest and 16th Street Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park on a guided walking tour of this iconic park in the heart of Brooklyn.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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

Bryant Park Presents: Shakespeare: The Tempest

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a full production of The Tempest. Produced by the Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Aug25

Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

at McKinley Park, Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle.
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug25

Movies Under the Stars: Jaws

at Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. An enormous great white shark terrorizes a summer resort town, where a policeā€¦
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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