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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 9, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Jun21

Bryant Park Poetry Featuring Kundiman

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp. for an evening of poetry, featuring Janine Joseph, Patrick Rosal, Jee Leong Koh, and Franny Choi.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jun21

A Reading and Open Mic with Loisaida Writers/Activits/Residents... and You

at El Jardin Del Paraiso (in ), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come to the garden! A reading & open mike with Loisaida writers/activits/resident... and YOU! To sign up for open mike, please arrive 30-45 mintues before the reading (between…
Category: Art
Free!

Jun21

Midsummer Night's Dream

at East Fourth Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This inaugural performance of Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream by garden members will greet the advent of summer. Enjoy the reading and stay for the cookie potluck that follows!
Category: Theater, Food, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jun21

Washington Square Music Festival: Festival Chamber Ensemble

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Music Director Lutz Rath has announced the 58th season of the Washington Square Music Festival, taking place on Tuesdays in June at Washington Square Park.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jun21

Summer League Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

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 out and play wheelchair basketball this summer at the Al Oerter Recreation Center! If you've never played wheelchair basketball before, this is your opportunity to learn…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Jun21

New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks and Fireworks: Van Cortlandt Park

at Parade Ground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks have become an iconic New York summer experience since they began in 1965.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun21

Movies Under the Stars: Lego Movie

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A lowly Lego figure (voiced by Chris Pratt) joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy from the filmmakers behind Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and co-director Chris McKay (Robot Chicken).
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun21

Summer Solstice Celebration

at 11th Avenue Bridge (in The High Line), Manhattan

8:15 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Immerse yourself in the sonic duel performed by a choir of hocketing singers.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jun21

Paper Arts & Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts/crafts items to take home. Projects may include Origami, Decoupage, Kirigami, collage, paper cutting, etc.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Jun22

The Oyster Project

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 a.m.1:00 a.m.
Inspired by Brooklyn's native oyster reefs, this show will feature photos of Colleen Flanigan's underwater sculptural installations which are designed to restore reefs by raising the pH of seawater.
Category: Art
Free!

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