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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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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Aug11

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 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!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug11

Julius Caesar at Fort Greene Park

at Myrtle Avenue Lawn (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
In this sensational political thriller, Shakespeare explores the tension between private loyalties and the public good, and unflinchingly questions the price of freedom.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug11

Zumba Under The Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance that combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug11

Bryant Park Writers: Short Story 2.0 Writers Workshop

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story at this free writers' workshop, guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug11

Orquesta SCC : Salsa con Conciencia (Salsa Music with Conscience)

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The mission of this 11 member big band group is to make music that benefits society.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug11

Short Story 2.0 Writers Workshop

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers' workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.
Free!

Aug11

Central Astoria Concerts on the Waterfront: Women of Pop and Rock

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Central Astoria LDC invites you to come out and enjoy The Women of Rock featuring Jill Gioia, a salute to the greatest women of rock-n-roll and their music.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug11

Just '60s Concert

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Listen and dance to fabulous live music from the '60s!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug11

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: The Incredibles

at Francis Lewis Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

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, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug11

Movies Under the Stars: The Benchwarmers

at Lawn (in Dyker Beach Park), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!
Category: Accessible, Film, Sports, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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