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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, June 10, 2017


Garden Art and Music Show

at Heckscher Children’s Garden, Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for music, poetry, and art in the Hecksher Community Garden. The theme of the show, which is related to the artwork, is "Growing Life and Songs."
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts

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Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza

at Isham Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a special concert featuring Taikoza. Taikoza has created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes.
Category: Concerts


Family Camping: Manhattan

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. Pre-registration is required.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Family Camping

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Arts, Culture & Fun: Silent Disco at the Splaza

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for an outdoor silent disco at Midland Beach!
Category: Dance, Nature


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.
The Series celebrates our fabulous park and represents the rich cultural diversity of the Upper West Side. Bring your picnic basket and blanket and join us.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts


Richard III

at Carroll Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Smith Street Stage for an evening of Shakespeare! Enjoy Smith Street Stage's fresh take on the classic, Richard III. This powerful play reveals the story…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks


Movie Under the Stars: Queen of Katwe

at Brookville Playground (in Brookville Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Biopic of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi traces her journey from the slums of Katwe, where she is forced to abandon her schooling at the age of nine, to the upper echelons of the chess world.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

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Movies Under the Stars: Doctor Strange

at Stars and Stripes Playground (in Seton Falls Park), Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
From Marvel comes Doctor Strange, the story of world-famous neurosurgeon Dr. Stephen Strange, whose life changes forever...
Category: Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars


Movies Under the Stars: The Hunger Games

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

8:00 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. A 16-year-old girl competes in a vicious televised tournament in which 24 teenagers…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars


Movies Under the Stars: Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)

at Sol Bloom Playground, Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
A teenager discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an ongoing battle between the gods.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

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