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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 21, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aug17

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

at North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Bring your own mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug17

Freshkills Park Research and Ecology Presentation with Dr. Cait Field

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Dr. Cait Field, the Freshkills Park Manager for Science and Research Development, will discuss the present and future ecology of the largest park developed in NYC in over 100 years!
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Aug17

Zumba under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance which combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug17

14 Sculptors Inc. On the Rock 2017: Sunset Photography with John J. Grillo

at Bungalow Bar, Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bring your camera!
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

Movies with a View: Mad Max: Fury Road

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in post-apocalyptic Australia in search for her homeland with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug17

Shakespeare in the Park: Henry IV

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Prince Hal is caught between two worlds, in a tavern and at court. Shakespeare's action packed coming of age story asks "What makes a good leader?"
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug17

2017 Waterfront Concert Series: A Decade of Soul, Motown Hits

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:15 p.m.
The concert will feature A Decade of Soul and the greatest Motown hits that will make you want to get up and dance. We look forward to seeing you there!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is lured onto Blackbeard's ship by an…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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