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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 31, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Friday, August 12, 2016


Summer Sounds: SKA Orchestra

at Lawrence Virgilio Playground, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The NYC SKA Orchestra is an 18- piece big band with a bold new sound. The orchestra boasts a lush musical style of jazz, blues, ska, rock steady and reggae.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts


Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make new friends and play some of the most exciting strategy board games at this social event.
Category: Games, Seniors


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


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


All the Park's A Stage: The Winter's Tale

at Bridge View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See free performances of Shakespeare's romantic comedy The Winter’s Tale by the New York Classical Theatre.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks


Family Camping: Staten Island

at Conference House Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camp overnight in Conference House Park with our Urban Park Rangers. We'll provide tents.
Category: Nature


Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Saturday Night Fever

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

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Lola Star and her fabulous array of guests and performers will get you moving.
Category: Dance

Must See

Movies Under the Stars: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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


The Richard Tucker Opera Concert 2015

at Festival Site (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Renée Fleming, Andrea Bocelli, Lawrence Brownlee, and other superstars of the opera circuit join forces for one of the perennial highlights of the opera season.
Category: Film


Movie Across from Golden Pond: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Ninja Turtles meet reporter April O'Neil and prepare to do battle with their nemesis Shredder.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies

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