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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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Monday, August 21, 2017


Drum Circle

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Bring your own hand drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teacher.


West African Dance

at Pats 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. African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance.
Category: Dance


Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront


Flicks on the Beach: Crown Heights

at On the Beach at West 12th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
We are excited for you to be the first to watch a 2017 Sundance winner, "Crown Heights," before its official release date!
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies

Must See

Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book

at Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street (in Highland Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair to watch a free screening of The Jungle Book, an exciting adventure about a young boy raised in the jungle with animals.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

Best For

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:45 p.m.9:15 p.m.
When a blight strikes her island, Moana sets sail in search of Maui, a legendary demigod, in the hope of saving her people.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

Must See

Movies Under the Stars: Boomerang (Rated R)

at Lincoln Terrace (in Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park), Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Eddie Murphy as Marcus Graham is a successful advertising executive and womanizer who has the tables turned on him by his new boss, Jacqueline Broyer (Robin Givens).
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars


On the Town Presented by Inwood Art Works at Film Works Alfresco in Inwood Hill Park!

at Gaelic Field (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come to Inwood Hill Park to see the classic adaptation of the 1944 Broadway musical, directed and choreographed by Gene Kelly.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies


2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series: Titanic

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

8:15 p.m.11:30 p.m.
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront

Must See

Tuesday, August 22, 2017


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

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