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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 29, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Aug10

Shakespeare in the Park: Measure for Measure

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Performance of "Measure for Measure". Shakespeare's dark comedy examines the corrupting nature of power.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug10

2017 Waterfront Concert Series: D.B. Rielly & Band

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

7:30 p.m.9:15 p.m.
D.B. Rielly & Band will perform traditional country Americana songs along with their own original material. We look forward to seeing you there!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug10

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival: Selma with live score by Jason Moran and the Wordless Music Orchestra + Brooklyn United Marching Band

at Prospect Park Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
MacArthur “genius” and jazz luminary Jason Moran joins Wordless Music Orchestra to provide an original live score for 2014's Selma.
Category: Concerts, Art, Film, Free Summer Movies, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug10

Movie Night: Beauty and the Beast

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Movies Under the Stars: Throwback Thursdays at Tony Dapolito Rooftop Movie Festival - Starship Troopers (1997)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Giant bugs from outer space invade the Earth, and it's up to a team of coed infantry trainees to defeat them!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug10

Outdoor Movie: 2001 Space Odyssey

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Astronauts travel to the moon to study a black monolith before another mission to Jupiter goes awry due to a malfunctioning computer system.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug10

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 a.m.
Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.
Free!

Friday, August 11, 2017

Aug11

The Fence

at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.1:00 a.m.
This year's photo installation will explore the themes of Home, Streets, People, Creatures, Nature, Play, and Food.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug11

Competitive Rowing Camp

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Athletes train with experienced coaches from a variety of competitive collegiate rowing programs. Along with rigorous training, participants compete in select regattas throughout the summer season.
Category: Education, Sports, Waterfront

Aug11

Introduction to Meditation

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat of blanket to sit on.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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