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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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Thursday, June 23, 2016


Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, History, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors


Wiggle Your Way Into Composting: An Introduction to Indoor Vermicomposting

at John H. Holmes Community House, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn how worms work their magic, converting kitchen scraps into a rich organic fertilizer, and reducing our carbon footprints.
Category: Education


Meditation Thursdays

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Take a break or relax after a long day with some healthy meditation.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Summer on the Hudson: Senior Movement

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors


Bryant Park Spelling Bee

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp. at the annual Spelling Bee competition in the park.


Inwood Shakespeare Festival: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See star-crossed lovers, cross-dressing, betrayal, intrigue, clowns, and a real dog! . . . Comedy with a pastiche of romance, melancholy, and a startling conclusion.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks


Movies Under the Stars: Avengers: Age of Ultron

at Clinton Playground (in Crotona Park), Bronx

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Grab a blanket and come enjoy a movie in the park.
Category: Film, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars


Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights Quantum Astronomy for Beginners

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
We'll discuss what was actually found out about Pluto’s size, surface, atmosphere, moons, and more.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Festivals, History, Talks, Seniors, Astronomy


Movies Under the Stars: Annie (2014)

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

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BAMcinemaFest Outdoor Screening: Kiki

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Kiki moves beyond the flashing lights and extravagant styles to grapple with the injustices faced disproportionately by LGBT youth of color.
Category: Film, Gay Pride Month, Free Summer Movies

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