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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 14, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Monday, August 1, 2016

Aug 1

Bryant Park Reel Talks: The Screen is Red: Hollywood, Communism, and the Cold War

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join Professor/ Author Bernard F. Dick as he discusses his book The Screen is Red: Hollywood, Communism, and the Cold War with resident film expert Scott Adlerberg.
Category: Talks

Aug 1

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Aug 1

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking

Aug 1

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Harvey

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket and sit on the lawn to enjoy great food, friends, plus a classic Warner Brothers cartoon before the feature film.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies

Aug 1

Reel Harlem Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival 2016: Purple Rain

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
While trying to avoid making the same mistakes as his father, the Kid navigates the club scene and a rocky relationship with a captivating singer, Apollonia.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies

Must See
Aug 1

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

at Indian Road 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. You can also bring your own drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teachers.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug 1

Ballet Barre

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.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug 1

BK Boot Camp

at Paerdegat Park, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come to a BK Boot Camp class for a full body workout appropriate for adults of all ages and fitness levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug 1

Movies Under The Stars: Hotel Transylvania

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
At Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish resort, monsters and their families can live it up, free from meddling from the human world.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

Best For
Aug 1

Movie Night: Good Morning, Vietnam

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
An unorthodox DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies

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