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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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Monday, August 14, 2017

Aug14

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: North by Northwest

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Alfred Hitchcock was at the top of his game when he directed Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint in this sophisticated cross-country thriller.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Food
Free!

Aug14

High Line Art Tour: Mutations

at High Line (in The High Line), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Join High Line Art Assistant Curator Melanie Kress for an insider's view on High Line Art's current Mutations exhibition.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Aug14

Drum Circle

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Bring your own hand drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teacher.
Free!

Aug14

West African Dance

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug14

Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Aug14

Books Beneath the Bridge: Books Are Magic - Jenny Zhang and Alissa Nutting

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Jenny Zhang and Alissa Nutting are two of the most rollicking and subversive writers in contemporary American letters.
Category: Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug14

Ballet Barre with Dodge YMCA

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Based on ballet techniques and movements, this class will engage muscles in focused exercises for a complete body workout. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. before each class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug14

Flicks on the Beach: The Lego Batman Movie

at On the Beach at West 12th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
If Batman wants to save the city from the Joker's hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug14

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair to watch a free screening of the Oscar-winning animated movie Zootopia!
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

'Los Domirriqueños' Presented by Inwood Art Works at Film Works Alfresco

at Gaelic Field (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In a neighborhood where Dominicans and Puerto Ricans live in community, they must learn to put their differences aside and work together to prevent the demolition of their basketball court.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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