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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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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Jul20

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Newsies (1992)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Featuring a special performance, this event will show an iconic Disney musical movie about young newspaper sellers exploited beyond reason by their bosses setting out to make changes.
Category: Concerts, Film, History, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Free Summer Concerts, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Jul20

Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast

at Tornsey Playground (in Torsney Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic...
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jul20

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Coming to America (R)

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Eddie Murphy stars as Akeem Joffer, the crown prince of the fictional African nation of Zamunda, who comes to the United States in the hopes of finding a woman he can marry.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, July 21, 2017

Jul21

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!

Jul21

Competitive Rowing Camp

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Athletes train with experienced coaches from a variety of competitive collegiate rowing programs. Along with rigorous training, participants compete in select regattas throughout the summer season.
Category: Education, Sports, Waterfront

Jul21

Introduction to Meditation

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat of blanket to sit on.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul21

Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul21

Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
An exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe, interpreted by contemporary illustrators Nancy Doniger, Donna Miskend, Dave Kopka and Carol (Klio) Burrell.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul21

Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

Jul21

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

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