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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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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Aug23

Pilates with the Fitness Guru

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you how to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Bryant Park Poetry Featuring Cave Canem

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp. for an evening of poetry, featuring Jacqueline Jones LaMon, Evie Schockley, Janice Lowe, and Purvi Shah.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug23

NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Nature Walk: Creatures of the Night–An Ultrasonic Adventure

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
How do animals find each other in the dark? Take an evening walk with naturalist Paul Keim to learn how bats, frogs, crickets, and katydids use sound for location and communication.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug23

NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park

at Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Arts, Culture & Fun: Gremlins

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

7:45 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket, chair and a friend and enjoy outdoor movies FREE!
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Seniors, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug23

Movies Under the Stars: Race

at Wingate Park, Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Race is a 2016 biographical sports drama film about African American athlete Jesse Owens, who won a record-breaking four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.[4]…
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug23

Movies Under the Stars: Rocky

at John Paul Jones Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! In this Oscar-winning classic, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) is a…
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug23

Summer Movie Nights: An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

at Westervelt Community Garden, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:55 p.m.9:45 p.m.
A family of mice decide to move out to the west, where cats and mice are rumored to live in peace.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Movies Under the Stars: Norm of the North

at 111th Street and 53rd Avenue (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

8:00 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!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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