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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 7, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Aug24

Outdoor Cinema 2016: Embrace of the Serpent (Colombia)

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Set in the Colombian Amazon, the Oscar-nominated Embrace of the Serpent tells the story of a shaman encountering two Western explorers who search for rare botanical species.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Hairspray

at McKinely Park (in McKinley Park), Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! In this hilarious 2007 remake of the Broadway musical (based on John…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug24

World Premiere Screening of Nat Geo WILD's 'Mission Critical'

at Washington Square Park, Manhattan

7:45 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The must-see evening includes a first look at the first two Mission Critical specials, Panda Babies and Operation Sumatran Rhino, before the monthly series kicks off on Nat Geo WILD.
Category: Nature, Film
Free!

Aug24

Classic Film Series

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join us for the Western classic, Buck and the Preacher (1972, PG) and watch Sidney Poitier lead freed slaves west in post Civil War America.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Men in Black

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

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!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: The Good Dinosaur

at Henry M Jackson Playground, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held outdoors. In this enchanting computer-animated fantasy, set...
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: A League of Their Own

at Carlton Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Ratatouille

at Harris Playground (in Harris Park), Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A scrawny rat named Remy finds his dreams of culinary superstardom stirring up sizable controversy in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant in director Brad Bird's madcap computer-animated comedy...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic Park

at Bloomingdale Park, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Unemployed parapsychologists set themselves up as "Ghostbusters" to rid New York of evil monstrous apparitions that are taking over the city.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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