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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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from January 23, 2013 (x) to December 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Aug 2

Double Dutch

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Learn to double dutch in a block party environment with experienced Brooklyn-based Double Dutch Empire instructors.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug 2

Outdoor Cinema: The Challenge (Qatar/France/Italy)

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Italian artist Yuri Ancarani’s visually striking documentary enters the surreal world of wealthy Qatari sheikhs who moonlight as amateur falconers, with no expenses spared along the way.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 2

Yoga In The Garden

at Kosciuszko Garden Learning Center, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join free yoga classes in the garden every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., from May 17 through September 6, 2017.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 2

Katz Concert Series: Queens Symphony Orchestra

at The Lawn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Experience the beautiful sounds of the Queens Symphony Orchestra, performing at St. John's University.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 2

PIYO with Dodge YMCA

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class increases muscular endurance and stamina for competitive sports events and uses power agility training to transform muscle fiber and produce a lean, athletic shape.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 2

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug 2

Movies Under the Stars: Hidden Figures

at Samuel Seabury Playground, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
This film tells the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Jungle Book

at Glenwood Playground, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! Know Before You Go: You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot…
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Firecracker Twilight 2 Mile Run

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Firecracker Twilight 2 Mile Run is an out and back course every Wednesday beginning June 14th until August 30th. Race start is at 8:00pm. The start and finish is at…
Free!

Aug 2

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Queen of Katwe

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Biopic of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi traces her journey from the slums of Katwe, where she is forced to abandon her schooling at the age of nine, to the upper echelons of the chess world.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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