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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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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug27

Movies Under the Stars: King Kong (1933)

at St. Vartan Park, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. Then he's captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug27

Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter

at Hylan Boulevard and Cornelia Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Aug27

Movies Under the Stars: The Game Plan

at Father Macris Park, Staten Island

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. Gridiron Gang star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson picks up the pigskin once…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Movies Under the Stars: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. It is a tribute to the genius of the Disney formula that the dramatic and…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Movies Under the Stars: The Lorax

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
This animated adventure follows the journey of a boy as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Movie Night: The Lorax

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams—a real tree.
Category: Nature, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Aug28

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.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, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug28

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn, McCarren Park Track Bayard Street and Union Avenue Entrance (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
When you go exercise in the park, borrow a pair of re-usable work gloves from Good.Clean.Fun to pick up some of the trash you may encounter along the way.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug28

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.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, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug28

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.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, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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