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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, June 29, 2017

Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

at Mellet (in Mellett Playground), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! Bring the entire family out to enjoy this classic musical. Based on the…
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: Michael Jackson's This Is It

at The Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Behind-the-scenes footage, filmed between March and June of 2009, captures the pop superstar in intimate detail as he developed and rehearsed for the "This Is It" tour.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Friday, June 30, 2017

Jun30

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!

Jun30

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

Jun30

Art in the Garden: Sitting with the Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Viewers will experience the beauty of Queens Botanical Garden filtered through the artist’s memories of nature in Taiwan.
Category: Art

Jun30

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!

Jun30

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!

Jun30

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!

Jun30

Crew Camp: Brooklyn

at Paerdegat Basin Launch, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Campers are lead by experienced coaches while learning basic rowing techniques and boat moving skills, on and off the water. No experience is necessary to join!
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Jun30

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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