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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 1,650 events
from May 29, 2015 (x) to December 9, 2017
in Free Summer Concerts (x), Free Summer Movies (x), Free Summer Theater (x), & Dance (x) categories

Friday, August 19, 2016

Aug19

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug19

Bryant Park Presents Emerging Music Festival

at Bryant Park Stage (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Emerging Music Festival returns for its second year with five on-the-rise New York-based bands performing on one of the biggest stages of their young careers.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug19

Summer Sounds: High and Mighty Brass Band

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This dynamic crew combines classic New Orleans Funk and R&B with more modern Afro-Beat and Hip Hop influences.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug19

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances Series - Art of Stepping

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join different local companies as they demonstrate and teach you dance styles.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug19

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Soul Train

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Dress up and come skate along to house, soul, and 80s club music.
Category: Dance

Must See
Event
Aug19

Arts, Culture & Fun: Labyrinth

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Bring a blanket, chair and friends and enjoy movies outdoors. In case of rain the event moves indoors.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Seniors
Free!

Aug19

Movies Under The Stars: Finding Nemo

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Park), Queens 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, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Inside Out

at John Hancock Playground, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Inside Out introduces us to Riley (Kaitlyn Dias), a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl. But, her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Grease

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens 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: Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Do the Right Thing (R)

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:15 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! Set in 1989, this iconic Spike Lee film unfolds on the hottest day of the…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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