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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 13, 2012 (x) to December 15, 2018

Monday, August 21, 2017

Aug21

Illustration Animation: Youth Tech Workshop

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bring your photographs to life using Photoshop!
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Dirty Dancing

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Seventeen-year-old Baby (Jennifer Grey) goes on vacation with her family to a resort in the Catskills. Baby is bored until she meets hunky professional dancer Johnny (Patrick Swayze).
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug21

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!

Aug21

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!

Aug21

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

Aug21

Flicks on the Beach: Crown Heights

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

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
We are excited for you to be the first to watch a 2017 Sundance winner, "Crown Heights," before its official release date!
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book

at Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street (in Highland Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair to watch a free screening of The Jungle Book, an exciting adventure about a young boy raised in the jungle with animals.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:45 p.m.9:15 p.m.
When a blight strikes her island, Moana sets sail in search of Maui, a legendary demigod, in the hope of saving her people.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: Boomerang (Rated R)

at Lincoln Terrace (in Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park), Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Eddie Murphy as Marcus Graham is a successful advertising executive and womanizer who has the tables turned on him by his new boss, Jacqueline Broyer (Robin Givens).
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug21

On the Town Presented by Inwood Art Works at Film Works Alfresco in Inwood Hill Park!

at Gaelic Field (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come to Inwood Hill Park to see the classic adaptation of the 1944 Broadway musical, directed and choreographed by Gene Kelly.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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