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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 December 2, 2012 (x) to December 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Aug16

Outdoor Cinema: Romance & Cigarettes (USA)

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Actor extraordinaire John Turturro directs a down-and-dirty (leave the kids at home) musical love-hate story.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug16

PIYO with Dodge YMCA

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class increases muscular endurance and stamina for competitive sports events and uses power agility training to transform muscle fiber and produce a lean, athletic shape.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug16

FrogWatch USA Monitoring Sessions at High Rock Park

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Meet at the Nevada Avenue parking lot, then hike around to different locations in High Rock Park to listen for frogs.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Aug16

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.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: School of Rock

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

8:00 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. Playful, high-energy comedy about a teacher who turns his pupils into a rock…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: Legend of Tarzan

at Seward Park, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Tarzan returns to the Congo, where he clashes with a greedy Belgian captain who has sinister plans for his old home.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: The Incredibles

at Greene Playground, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
This delightful animated feature follows a family of superheroes who are forced to hide their powers and live a quiet suburban life.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: High School Musical 2

at Near the Flagpole (in Shore Park and Parkway), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
High school student Troy Bolton stresses over getting a job, with the price of college expenses looming, as well as trying to make sure he and Gabriella Montez are able to stay together.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Firecracker Twilight 2 Mile Run

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Firecracker Twilight 2 Mile Run is an out and back course every Wednesday beginning June 14th until August 30th. Race start is at 8:00pm. The start and finish is at…
Free!

Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: Independence Day: Resurgence

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
As the Fourth of July nears, satellite engineer David Levinson (Jeff Goldblum) investigates a 3,000-mile-wide mother ship that's approaching Earth...
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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