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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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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aug17

2017 Waterfront Concert Series: A Decade of Soul, Motown Hits

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

7:30 p.m.9:15 p.m.
The concert will feature A Decade of Soul and the greatest Motown hits that will make you want to get up and dance. We look forward to seeing you there!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is lured onto Blackbeard's ship by an…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Throwback Thursdays at Tony Dapolito Rooftop Movie Festival - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Exposed to radiation, four turtles transform into life-size ninjas who fight crime in a major city with the help of a sensei rat and a TV reporter.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

at Coffey Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The story follows Eddie Valiant, a private detective who must exonerate "Toon" Roger Rabbit, who is accused of murdering a wealthy businessman.
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: The Five Heartbeats

at Wingate Park, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Loosely based on the lives The Dells, The Temptations, Four Tops, James Brown, Frankie Lymon, and other iconic recording artists.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug17

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 a.m.
Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: MOCACINEMA Presents Pushing Hands (1991)

at Columbus Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ang Lee made his directorial debut in this drama about Mr. Chu, a widowed tai-chi master, who moves from Beijing to New York to reunite with his son.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug17

Outdoor Movie Screening - NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century by Andrea Mastrovito

at Queens Museum (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
More Art premieres "NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century" by Andrea Mastrovito, a spectacular, hand-animated, silent film that combines music and community engagement.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Film, Free Summer Movies, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

at Lawn Behind the Track and Field Area (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 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

Friday, August 18, 2017

Aug18

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!

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