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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 July 23, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Friday, August 11, 2017

Aug11

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids have fun creating art inspired by the summer and holiday season.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Fourth of July
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This is a great chance to explore a beautiful park, learn to use the sculling boat, and introduce others to the joy of rowing.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug11

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Aug11

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

at Lawn at 133rd and Marginal Streets (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company lead dance workshops for all ages and abilities with a focus on seniors.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug11

Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug11

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Conference House Park, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on August 2.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Aug11

Body Combat with Dodge YMCA

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Your instructor will lead you through a workout which combines upper and lower body moves using power training, muay thai, and karate.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug11

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics with Dodge YMCA

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This Dodge YMCA class gets your heart pumping with hip-hop music and hot step-by-step dance moves.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug11

Summer on the Hudson: Feral Love

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

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for a special screening of Feral Love (Hancock Productions), a local tale of a musician, a feral cat colony, true love, and Riverside Park.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Aug11

Movie Night Across from Golden Pond: A Bug's Life

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A bumbling ant recruits a band of insect circus performers to save his colony from an army of greedy grasshoppers.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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