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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 30, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Aug17

Double Dutch

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Learn to double dutch in a block party environment with experienced Brooklyn based Double Dutch Empire instructors.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Outdoor Cinema 2016: Aguirre, the Wrath of God (Germany/Peru)

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This dreamlike evocation of the real-life quest for the lost city of gold, El Dorado, established Werner Herzog as a filmmaker of unique vision and reckless eccentricity.
Category: Art, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

Salsa Warriors at FMCP

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Salsa Warriors bring to you a fun night of traditional and new music. There will be a live band, salsa lessons, and non-stop dancing.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug17

Bryant Park Non-Fiction: Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp. for a discussion of Adam Cohen's "Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck".
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug17

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug17

Arts, Culture & Fun: North by Northwest

at Conference House Park, Staten Island

7:50 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket, chair and a friend and enjoy a Hitchcock film. This movie is held outdoors and it's FREE!
Category: Accessible, Art, Film, Free Summer Theater, Seniors
Free!

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Aug17

Classic Film Series

at Target Brooklyn Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join us for the second film in this four-part series, Young Man with a Horn (1950) and let Kirk Douglas trumpet his way into your heart.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Ratatouille

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held outdoors. A scrawny rat named Remy (voice of Patton Oswalt)…
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: "Footloose" (1984)

at McCarren Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! See the movie that started the 1980s dance craze and spawned the Broadway…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: North by Northwest

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

8:30 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. While having lunch at the Plaza Hotel in New York, advertising executive Roger O.…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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