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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 5, 2017

Aug 5

RCTA Sunset Concert: Reggae

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring your drums and any percussion instruments you might have down to the river and join in fun. Dancing, singing, and audience participation is encouraged.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 5

Nels Cline: LOVERS + Sam Amidon

at Prospect Park Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
On his latest album, Lovers, Nels Cline tackles a combination of originals and American Songbook standards in a big-band jazz setting, which he’ll perform live at the bandshell.
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 5

Ranger's Choice: Little Red Lighthouse Lantern Tour

at Fort Washington Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join us as we explore this unique landmark at night. Space is limited and participants are chosen via lottery. Register on July 26.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

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Aug 5

Astronomy

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Education, Astronomy
Free!

Aug 5

Movies Under the Stars: Finding Nemo

at Rosemary's Playground, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A clown fish searches for his missing son in this animated adventure, the winner of an Oscar for Best Animated Feature.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug 5

Movies Under the Stars: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

at Broad Channel Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Indy gets help from a feisty heroine and a sawed-off sidekick in this "Raiders" prequel.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Aug 6

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!

Aug 6

Brooklyn Beach Sports Festival: Obstacle Course and Pull-Up and Dip Contest

at Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
On Sunday, August 6, join us for a free obstacle course competition, and or a Pull-up and Dip contest. All skill strengths welcome! Registration not required.
Category: Games, Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Brooklyn Beach Sports Festival
Free!

Aug 6

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 6

Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session.
Category: Art
Free!

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