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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 February 12, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Monday, August 22, 2016

Aug22

Youth Tech Workshop: Sounds of Change - Audio Doc Project

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
What is the issue closest to your heart? Create an Audio Documentary and learn how to interview, record and edit audio while exploring an issue that’s close to home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug22

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
“Khan” is considered by many to be the best movie of the cult sci-fi series. Playing the villainous Khan is Ricardo Montalban who originated the role on TV in 1967.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug22

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: School of Rock

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us in the park for a free screening of "School of Rock", starring Jack Black!
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug22

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. You can also bring your own drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teachers.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug22

Movies Under The Stars: The Good Dinosaur

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come and enjoy this exciting movie!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Movies Under the Stars: Finding Nemo

at Kelly Park, Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! This 3D Pixar animated comedy is set on fictional Earth in which dinosaurs…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Movie Night: Inside Out

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life, her emotions, Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust, and Sadness, conflict on how best to navigate.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug22

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Jaws

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

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist, and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Aug23

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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