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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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Saturday, August 12, 2017


Historic Harlem Parks & Manhattan Recreation Film Festival: 13th Film Screening and Soul Train Tribute

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This 2017 Academy Award nominated documentary takes an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.
Category: Concerts, Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Free Summer Concerts

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Inwood Golden Hour Photography Hike (Light)

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Explore the beauty of Inwood Hill Park as it basks in the summer sun. Bring your own camera or smartphone.
Category: Nature, Hiking


Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater


RCTA Sunset Concert: Jazz

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Feisty, fun, soulful, and honkey-tonk all at once, Mimi and the Podd brothers will take you from Harlem to New Orleans, to France and the tin-pan alley.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts


Youssou N'Dour + Yacouba Sissoko

at Prospect Park Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
We close our season in majestic fashion with one of the great artists of our time, Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts


Arts, Culture & Fun: Sully (2016)

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 join us and watch a screening of the Tom Hanks film "Sully" while enjoying the sunset!
Category: Accessible, Nature, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Seniors, Astronomy, Wildlife


Movies Under the Stars: Finding Dory

at Rosemary's Playground, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Amnesiac blue tang Dory searches for her long-lost parents with the help of pals Nemo and Marlin.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars


Summer on the Hudson: Stargazing

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join Amateur Astronomers Association to look and learn about the stars at night.
Category: Accessible, Education, Waterfront, Astronomy


Movies Under the Stars: Back to the Future Part III

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A teen leaps the space-time continuum to 1885 in the DeLorean time machine in order to rescue its inventor.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars


Movies Under the Stars: Yogi Bear

at Cedar Grove Avenue and Cedar Grove Place

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Yogi Bear (voiced by Dan Aykroyd), Boo Boo, and Ranger Rick must save Jellystone Park from Mayor Brown, who wants to sell the property due to low attendance.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

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