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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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from May 24, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Aug 14

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 14

FMCP Movie Night: The Land Before Time

at Lawrence Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your own chair or blanket to this fun, free event.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Outdoor Movie Night: The Good Dinosaur

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
After a lot of accidents that changed the usual form of his happy and joyful family, Arlo, an apatosaurus formed a distant and accidental relationship with a brave young primitive boy.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Monday, August 15, 2016

Aug 15

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 15

Landmark

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 15

Beginner Foreign Language Class

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

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season without needing to play catch up.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 15

Bryant Park Juggling

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug 15

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

at Indian Road 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. You can also bring your own drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teachers.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 15

Movies Under the Stars: Finding Nemo

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
After his son Nemo (Alexander Gould) is captured, Marlin (Albert Brooks), a clownfish, sets out on an adventure with another fish named Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) to find him.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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