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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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Wednesday, August 10, 2016


Outdoor Cinema 2016: Suzhou River (China)

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Chinese filmmaker Lou Ye calls Shanghai’s mysterious Suzhou River “the blood of the city”, as it cuts through the seedy nightclubs, abandoned warehouses, and criminal underworld of this romantic film noir.
Category: Art, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront


All the Park's A Stage: The Winter's Tale

at Bridge View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See free performances of Shakespeare's romantic comedy The Winter’s Tale by the New York Classical Theatre.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks


Sunset Wednesdays Outdoor Music: Bronx Salsa Fest with Orquesta SCC

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Each Sunset Wednesday, enjoy outdoor concerts by vibrant New York City musicians who will bring a pop sensibility to their performance on Wave Hill’s Great Lawn.
Category: Concerts, Nature


Bryant Park Non-Fiction: Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In "Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery" by Daniel W. Crofts, Crofts unearths the hidden history and political maneuvering behind the stillborn attempt to enact the other 13th amendment.
Category: History, Talks



at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class increases muscular endurance and stamina for competitive sports events and uses power agility training to transform muscle fiber and produce a lean, athletic shape.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness


FrogWatch USA: Monthly Monitoring

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Hike to Walker Pond to listen for (and possibly see) frogs. Headlamp or flashlight require
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking

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Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Sports


Movies Under the Stars: Barbershop: The Next Cut

at Linden Park, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this hilarious third turn of the comedy series, Calvin (Ice Cube) Calvin and Angie (Regina Hall) have merged the barbershop and beauty salon into one business.
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars


Classic Film Series: The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

at Target Brooklyn Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for the first film in this four-part series, The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946, Unrated)—a film noir of murder, love, and guilt in a Pennsylvania town.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies


Movies Under the Stars: The Good Dinosaur

at Carmansville Playground (in Carmansville Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held outdoors. In this enchanting computer-animated fantasy, set in a…
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars

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