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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, July 8, 2016

Jul 8

Tamar Korn and A Kornucopia (New Orleans/Vocal Jazz) at Live at SeaGlass

at SeaGlass Carousel (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A free summer concert series – Live at SeaGlass – is set to debut July 1st at SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery. Free live music performances will happen every Friday of…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts

Must See
Event
Jul 8

Movies Under the Stars: Annie (2014)

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

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Annie is a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Movies Under the Stars: Despicable Me 2

at Glendale Playground, Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Universal Pictures presents this sequel to the wildly successful 2010 animated picture following Gru (voiced by Steve Carell), the ex-scheming evildoer-turned-parental figure.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Movies Under the Stars: Despicable Me 2

at Joyce Kilmer Park, Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Now that Gru has forsaken a life of crime to raise Margo, Agnes and Edith, he's trying to figure out how to provide for his new family. As he struggles with his responsibilities as a father...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Films on the Green: April and the Extraordinary World

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Films on the Green 2016 presents French animation April and the Extraordinary World in Riverside Park on July 8, 2016. Ages 8 & up.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Movies Under the Stars: Love Jones (Rated R) and In Black and White

at Saratoga Square Park (in Saratoga Park), Brooklyn

8:45 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of romance with our screening of the short, "In Black & White" and the 1997 classic, "Love Jones".
Category: Art, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jul 8

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

9:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
For the best seating, locate yourself on the boardwalk or beach between West 10th Street and West 15th Street.
Category: Festivals, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Jul 9

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Our bird walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jul 9

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 9

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine, and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

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