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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 July 10, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Monday, August 15, 2016

Aug 15

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!

Aug 15

Movies Under the Stars: Finding Nemo

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
After his son Nemo (Alexander Gould) is captured, Marlin (Albert Brooks), a clownfish, sets out on an adventure with another fish named Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) to find him.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Movie Night: Selma

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Selma, starring David Oyelowo and Carmen Ejogo, is a chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 15

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Ferris Bueller has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Aug 16

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!

Aug 16

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Enjoy free Tai Chi classes in the park. All ages and levels of experience are welcome.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 16

Meditation

at 22nd Street Seating Steps (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join the Integral Yoga Institute, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, and other guests for guided meditations. Open to people of all ages and experience levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 16

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 16

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp: Session Two

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Campers are immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century as they wear period clothing, and make and play 18th century toys and games.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

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!

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