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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Aug 13

Movie Night: The Lego Movie

at Wayanda Park, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A lowly Lego figure (voiced by Chris Pratt) joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 13

Arts in the Gardens: Prey

at Gil Hodges Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Explore the themes of survival and re-invention in this episodic dance experience. A discussion with the performers will follow.
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 13

Shakespeare in the Park: The Merry Wives of Windsor

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Merry Wives of Windsor, presented by the Hip to Hip Theater Company with funding from City Council District 23. There will be a children's workshop at 7:30 p.m.
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Summer on the Hudson: The Picture Show Extension: Fantastic Mr. Fox

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket and come over to the lawn for three films brought to you by The Chatsworth on 72nd St. August 13 - Fantastic Mr. Fox - Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with…
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 13

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.
Category: Education, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Aug 13

Movies in the Parks: Ghostbusters

at Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
After the members of a team of scientists lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City, they become "ghostbusters" to wage a high-tech battle withe the supernatural.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, August 14, 2015

Aug 14

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 14

CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 14

Women in Comics

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Women in Comics NYC Collective International is proud to present their second exhibition, 'Women in Comics II' at the Poe Park Visitors Center.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 14

Farmers Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get fresh produce from the two local farms and Queens Botanical Garden's own urban farm at the farmers' market.
Category: Food
Free!

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