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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 25, 2016

Aug25

Movies With a View: Public Vote: The Sandlot

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

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Our Public Vote returns! Cast your vote for The Sandlot, Milk, or La Bamba.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug25

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It

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

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
This story follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution at her uncle's court to find safety and, eventually, love, in the Forest of Arden.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug25

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: Tootsie

at Landscape between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Take a tour of New York City's neighborhoods through movies at the 2016 Central Park Conservancy Film Festival.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug25

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
Free!

Aug25

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

Aug25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night - Square Dancing!

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The folks at City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music. Swing your corner and do-si-do!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug25

Short Story Workshop 4.0

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
Free!

Aug25

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
Free!

Aug25

Short Story 4.0 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, poem, or screenplay, at writers' workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.
Free!

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