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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 8, 2016

Aug 8

Movies Under the Stars: Open Season: Scared Silly

at Scarangella Park, Brooklyn

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This delightful animated feature unfolds when humans and animals believe a werewolf is on the loose, and former hunter Shaw uses the opportunity to re-open the season.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Minions

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

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Minions live to serve, but find themselves working for a series of unsuccessful master. Their search leads them to Scarlet Overkill, the world's first-ever super-villainess.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

Meditation at The High Line

at 22nd Street Seating Steps (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join the Integral Yoga Institute, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, and other guests for guided meditations. Open to people of all ages and experience levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 9

2016 Ocean Breeze Cross Country Clinic

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

8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex is hosting a week-long, cross country clinic for youth ages seven to 17.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug 9

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 9

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp - Session One

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Campers are immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century as they wear period clothing, and make and play 18th century toys and games.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Faces of Cuba Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artist and group visited Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad. Music and art were everywhere and the crumbling Spanish architecture made for some interesting images
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 9

Tai Chi Class

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Take a Tai chi class at Washington Square Park! All ages and abilities are welcome.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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