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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, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

Family Camping at Fort Totten Park

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are selected through lottery. To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on July 28th
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Town Square's SummerStarz Movies: How To Train Your Dragon 2

at WNYC Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
SummerStarz free family movies on Friday nights at WNYC Transmitter Park features How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the Duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 7

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Groove in the Heart

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Tonight's theme: 90s pop.
Category: Dance

Must See
Event
Aug 7

Celebrate Brooklyn: Third World / Awa Sangho

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by iconic Reggae group Third World and Sangho, who carries the rich tradition of West African song in her heart and lungs.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 7

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 7

Outdoor Film Festival: Spare Parts

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

8:10 p.m.10:00 p.m.
George Lopez and Marisa Tomei star in this drama inspired by the true story of four undocumented Mexican-American high-school students who enter the National Underwater Robotics Competition.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 7

Hunters Point Park South Movie: E.T.

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The movie is about an extraterrestrial that is stranded on earth and a lonely boy and his siblings attempt to help it return home.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 7

Movies in the Parks: The Boxtrolls

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this animated movie event!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Rockaway Beach Movie Night: Jurassic Park (Original)

at Beach 87th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The movie begins at sundown. Bring your blankets or beach chairs.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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