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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 March 26, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Jul21

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars - The Force Awakens

at Lawn area behind the track and field area (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the First Order. When a defector named Finn crash-lands on a desert planet, he meets Rey, a tough scavenger whose droid contains a top-secret map...
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jul21

Movies Under the Stars: Selena

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Selena Quintanilla was a major figure in Tejano music, a Grammy-winning recording…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jul21

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: As You Like It

at Bryant Park Stage (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy a performance of Shakespeare's "As You Like It", performed by critically-acclaimed The Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jul21

Up Late

at High Line (in The High Line), Manhattan

10:00 p.m.12:00 a.m.
Roam the High Line after hours and be transported as dancers, musicians, and visual artists illuminate the park with participatory performances, installations, and a world of hidden surprises.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Art, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Jul22

Morningside Park Green Gym Program

at Morningside Field House (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

12:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Learn how to use Morningside Park's Green Gym program of 12 instructional banners installed in the park—and make it your own.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul22

Compost Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend your morning at the compost site making compost from food scraps recovered from NYC residents.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Jul22

Faces of Cuba Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artist and group visited Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad. Music and art were everywhere and the crumbling Spanish architecture made for some interesting images
Category: Art
Free!

Jul22

Exhibition - SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 2016 summer season with an exhibition of contemporary photography that highlights the city’s most popular warm weather amenities—its public pools and beaches.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul22

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

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