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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 May 18, 2013 (x) to December 29, 2018

Friday, August 18, 2017


CANCELLED: Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness


Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food


CANCELLED: Summer Sounds: Lady and the Vamps

at MacNeil Park (in Macneil Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join the Kupferberg Center for the Arts and NYC Parks for a rock and pop performance by Lady and the Vamps!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts


Game Night and Public Art in Virginia Park

at Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a game night in Virginia Park in collaboration with the public artwork Daylighting by Lovie Pignata and Loving the Bronx.
Category: Accessible, Games, Best for Kids

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Bryant Park Presents: Emerging Music Festival

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Returning for its third year, Emerging Music Festival features two evenings of New York's best new music, including indie rock, soul, R&B, and more.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Food


CANCELLED: Arts, Culture & Fun presents Tonight We Dance: Tango at Union Square Park

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make friends or dance while enjoying tango music, stories, and an instructional class. All are welcome!
Category: Dance


CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join various local companies for dance performances and lessons of different movement styles.
Category: Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

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Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater


CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Fences

at Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a black garbage collector in…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars


CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Kung Fu Panda 3

at Wild Avenue and Pearson Street (in Schmul Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly re-appears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

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