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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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Friday, August 5, 2016

Aug 5

Hike and Draw

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Focusing in on nature and transferring it to paper can be a calming and meditative process.
Category: Nature, Art, Hiking
Free!

Aug 5

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class teaches step by step movements with fun choreography, so you can get your feet moving and your heart pumping.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

Family Camping: Queens

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug 5

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Fight For Your Right to Party

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The theme: 80s hip hop!
Category: Dance

Must See
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Aug 5

Movie Across from Golden Pond: Minions

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Trace the history of the Minions, who time after time are unable to find successful masters to serve. That is, until they encounter Scarlet Overkill (Sandra Bullock).
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 5

Town Square Presents SummerSTARZ: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

at WNYC Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Ex-stormtrooper Finn, scrappy desert dweller Rey, and droid companion BB-8 get caught up in a galactic war when they come across a map containing the whereabouts of Luke Skywalker.
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

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Event
Aug 5

Movies Under the Stars: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

at Frederick Johnson Park (in Frederick Johnson Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Steve Rogers continues his journey as the super-powered American soldier who's grasping to find his place in a modern world after being frozen in ice since World War II.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jaws

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket, chair and friends and enjoy movies outdoors. In case of rain the event moves indoors.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Seniors
Free!

Aug 5

Movies Under the Stars: Minions

at Crocheron Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

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, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug 5

Movies Under the Stars: Pirates of the Caribbean - Curse of the Black Pearl

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Pirate Jack Sparrow (Depp) loves his life of adventure on the Caribbean Sea. All of his pleasure is brought to an end, however, when his nemesis Captain Barbossa (Rush) steals his ship.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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