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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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Monday, August 15, 2016

Aug15

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: The Big Chill

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket and sit on the lawn to enjoy great food, friends, plus a classic Warner Brothers cartoon before the feature film.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug15

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. You can also bring your own drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teachers.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug15

BK Boot Camp

at Paerdegat Park, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come to a BK Boot Camp class for a full body workout appropriate for adults of all ages and fitness levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug15

Movies Under the Stars: Finding Nemo

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
After his son Nemo (Alexander Gould) is captured, Marlin (Albert Brooks), a clownfish, sets out on an adventure with another fish named Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) to find him.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Movies Under the Stars: Brave

at Seth Low Playground (in Seth Low Playground/ Bealin Square), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Movies Under the Stars: Pitch Perfect 2

at Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick 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! It's been three years since the Barden Bellas (Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson)…
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug15

Movie Night: Selma

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Selma, starring David Oyelowo and Carmen Ejogo, is a chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug15

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Ferris Bueller has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Aug16

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug16

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Enjoy free Tai Chi classes in the park. All ages and levels of experience are welcome.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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