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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, July 17, 2017

Jul17

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!

Jul17

Workshop for New Volunteers: How to Get Involved With Your Park

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Do you want to make a difference in your community and support or care for a park near you? At this workshop, we will share all of the ways that people can get involved with parks.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul17

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: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Jul17

Books Beneath the Bridge with Powerhouse Arena: Hanna Tinti and Sarah Gerard

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Experience two essential female voices while overlooking the iconic New York skyline at our annual Books Beneath the Bridge reading series!
Category: Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Jul17

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!

Jul17

Flicks on the Beach: Landline

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

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Alliance for Coney Island and Amazon Studios, brings you a special look at the film, Landline, BEFORE its offical release date.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Jul17

Historic Harlem Parks & Manhattan Recreation Film Festival: We Like It Like That

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This fascinating piece of musical history is told through rare concert footage and visits to the old neighborhood with living legends Johnny Colon, Bobby Marin, and Joe Bataan.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Jul17

Movies Under the Stars: The Secret Life of Pets

at Oracle Playground, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul17

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Leif Ericson Park, Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:15 p.m.
Moana, the strong-willed daughter of a chief of a Polynesian tribe, is chosen by the ocean itself to reunite a mystical relic with a goddess.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Jul18

The Fence

at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.1:00 a.m.
This year's photo installation will explore the themes of Home, Streets, People, Creatures, Nature, Play, and Food.
Category: Art
Free!

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