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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.

Viewing 11,491–11,500 out of 14,841 events
from January 6, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Toy Story

at Arthur Von Briesen Park (in Von Briesen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 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. "Woody," a drawstring cowboy doll (Tom Hanks), is jealous of…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Batman vs. Superman - Dawn of Justice

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Batman and Superman clash over differing philosophies about what kind of heroism is needed to protect the world, while the public they're defending is becoming increasingly mindful of the damage...
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Boulevard (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Teenaged Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) is a legend in his own time thanks to his uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Friday, August 19, 2016

Aug19

Compost Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend your morning at the compost site making compost from food scraps recovered from NYC residents.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Aug19

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp: Session Two

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: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug19

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!

Aug19

Exhibition - SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 2016 summer season with an exhibition of contemporary photography that highlights the city’s most popular warm weather amenities—its public pools and beaches.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug19

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug19

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

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