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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 11, 2016


Movies With a View: Selma

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Selma is a chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies

Must See

City Chicken Institute: Auto-Watering Systems

at Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn about several options for providing your chickens with fresh water year round and some simple ways to reduce your chores.
Category: Education, Nature


Beginner Chess Social

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids

Best For

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, History, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors


Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports


BK Boot Camp

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come to a BK Boot Camp class for a full body workout appropriate for adults of all ages and fitness levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Julius Caesar at Fort Greene Park

at Myrtle Avenue Lawn (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
In this sensational political thriller, Shakespeare explores the tension between private loyalties and the public good, and unflinchingly questions the price of freedom.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks


Zumba Under The Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance that combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Bryant Park Writers: Short Story 2.0 Writers Workshop

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story at this free writers' workshop, guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.
Category: Education, Talks


Orquesta SCC : Salsa con Conciencia (Salsa Music with Conscience)

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The mission of this 11 member big band group is to make music that benefits society.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts

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