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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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Friday, September 2, 2016

Sep 2

Writing for Stage Workshops

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join our two-part writing and performance workshop and create an original and meaningful story in whatever form you’re most comfortable with, whether short story, poetry, or monologue.
Category: Education, Art, Talks
Free!

Sep 2

Instructional Flag Football: Queens (East)

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Sep 2

Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Sep 2

First Friday! Music and Trolley

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Bluegrass Collective will be playing acoustic roots music from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Enjoy the music, explore the museum, and stroll the garden.
Category: Concerts, History

Sep 2

Summer on the Hudson: Dances for All Abilities

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways through a dance workshop for seniors and all other ages and abilities.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 2

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sep 2

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Space is limited and participants are selected through lottery. Pre-registration is required.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Sep 2

Movies Under the Stars: Iron Man 3

at Springfield Park, Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 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
Sep 2

Movies Under the Stars: RACE

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Overcoming racism at home and abroad, Jesse Owens seizes the opportunity to show Berlin and the the world that he's the fastest man alive.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Sep 2

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Guardians of the Galaxy

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 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! A group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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