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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 June 29, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jun29

2017 Independence Celebration

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

7:30 p.m.9:40 p.m.
This highly-anticipated event will feature a special performance by Queens Symphony Orchestra, followed by a spectacular Grucci fireworks display.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Fourth of July, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: Gremlins

at Electric Playground, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
If cute critters go into the light, get wet or fed after midnight, they turn into vicious monsters that wreak havoc on the town.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: Storks

at Smokey Oval Playground, Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A stork and his human pal must team up to transport a baby girl to her expectant family...
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

at Mellet (in Mellett Playground), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! Bring the entire family out to enjoy this classic musical. Based on the…
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Beat Street

at Devoe Park, Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A group of Bronx teens in the early years of hip-hop attempt to break into show business...
Category: Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: The U.S. vs. John Lennon

at Sunset Park, Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:40 p.m.
Celebrate Music Month with NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment! Directed by David Leaf and John Scheinfeld, this poignant…
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Seniors, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: Michael Jackson's This Is It

at The Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Behind-the-scenes footage, filmed between March and June of 2009, captures the pop superstar in intimate detail as he developed and rehearsed for the "This Is It" tour.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Friday, June 30, 2017

Jun30

The Fence

at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

12:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
This year's installation will explore the themes of Home, Streets, People, Creatures, Nature, Play, and Food. Find THE FENCE throughout the park.
Category: Art
Free!

Jun30

Competitive Rowing Camp

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Athletes train with experienced coaches from a variety of competitive collegiate rowing programs. Along with rigorous training, participants compete in select regattas throughout the summer season.
Category: Education, Sports, Waterfront

Jun30

Introduction to Meditation

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat of blanket to sit on.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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