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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 1,371 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

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct29

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dia De Los Muertos

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the traditional Mexican Day of the Dead with live music, traditional dance and parade, Calaveras Literarias (poetry readings), community altars, art workshops, and much more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Art, Festivals, Fitness, History, Food, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Oct30

Shocktoberfest

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for Shocktoberfest! Visit the pumpkin patch, jump on fun inflatable playgrounds, and enjoy crafts, games, music, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Nov17

Arts, Culture & Fun: Conversation Series

at CANVAS Institute of Art, Culture & Civic Engagement, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Yanni Brooks, Spoken Word Artist will grace the stage with an electrifying performance. Yanni's creatively crafted delivery of poetry will leave you on the edge of your seat, wanting…
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Nov19

Native American Heritage Celebration

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for this fun-filled Pow-Wow featuring music, dance, and art and crafts by the world re-known Red Hawk Indian Arts Council.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Dec 3

Fourth Annual Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting Celebration

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This free celebration will feature a kids holiday theater performance, face painting, a dance performance, carolers, train rides, cotton candy, and a tree lighting ceremony!
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 3

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night - Holiday Swing!

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Celebrate the season at this festive holiday party featuring the Harlem Swing Dance Society and live music by the Stephanie Jeannot Band.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Dance, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec10

NYC Parks Presents The Circle: Chrybaby Cozie

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Esteemed teaching artists will share the practical and symbolic appearances of the circle in varied dance styles.
Category: Education, Dance, Art
Free!

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Dec17

NYC Parks Presents The Circle: Kim Holmes

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Kim Holmes has emerged as one of the premiere, influential luminaries of the urban dance movement with unparalleled vibrancy, sensuality, and versatility.
Category: Education, Dance, Art
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Jan12

Shape Up NYC's Fitness Party

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Participants will engage in free fitness class demos, including Zumba, kickboxing, dance fitness, and more! Light refreshments will be served.
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, January 20, 2017

Jan20

Shape Up NYC's Silent Disco Fitness Party

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

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
While using the supplied headphones, participants will engage in free fitness class demos, including Zumba, kickboxing, dance fitness, and more!
Category: Accessible, Dance, Fitness
Free!

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Event

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