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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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from November 12, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jul30

CANCELLED: Ladies of the Bronx: Herstory

at Mildred T. Rhodebeck Garden (Garden of Eden), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bronx Graffiti Art Gallery & Hush Hip Hop Tours will bring color to the garden with Herstory, a visual celebration of woman graffiti writers' and artists' contributions to NYC graffiti.
Category: Accessible, Art, History
Free!

Jul30

Mycoremediation and Medicinal Mushrooms by Tradd Cotter

at North Brooklyn Boat Club, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Tradd Cotter, a leading mycologist and microbiologist working in mycoremediation, is coming this weekend for a workshop and to offer a presentation on medicinal mushrooms.
Free!

Jul30

Gibney Dance in Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for sunset performances on the river, class in the grass, and other dance happenings set against the Manhattan skyline.
Category: Dance
Free!

Jul30

Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skate to incredible retro 70s, 80s, and 90s skate classics as the sun sets, the wave of the ocean crash beside you, and the salty sea air drifts through the rink.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

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Jul30

National Moth Week Lecture and Light Trapping

at Pleasant Village Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Learn about moths and butterflies and why they are important to our environment.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Jul30

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
NYC Parks’ Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folkloreof the universe. Join us to explore the evening sky at Pelham Bay P…
Category: Accessible, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Jul30

Astronomy

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Jul30

Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents Macbeth

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
See a free performance of this classic Shakespeare play in Marcus Garvey Park.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jul30

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Malcolm X (1992)

at Martin Luther King Jr. Playground (in Martin Luther King Jr. Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Come to Martin Luther King Jr. Playground to watch a free screening of Malcolm X, writer-director Spike Lee's epic portrayal of the life and times of civil rights leader Malcolm X.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jul30

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Grease

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
1950s teens Danny (John Travolta) and Australian transfer Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) spend their "Summer Nights" falling in love, but once fall comes, it's back to Rydell High and its cliques.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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