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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 29, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Aug 4

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug 4

Jazz at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Socrates and The Jazz Foundation of America have teamed up to present a dynamic debut series of jazz in the park, featuring an eclectic range of live music by Queens-based musicians.
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 4

Barefoot Dancing: SalsaFest and Nelida Tirado

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Nelida Tirado has been recognized around the globe for her intense grace and powerful style. As one of the most dynamic dancers, she shares a deep passion and talent for Spanish/Flamenco and Latin dance.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug 4

Composting by Candlelight Workshop

at Umbrella House Green Roof, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn how to reduce your waste footprint, embrace your love of worms, and maybe meet someone to help you build the compost bin of your dreams on the green roof!
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 4

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, History, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 4

Short Story 1.0 Writers Workshop

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers' workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Aug 4

Zumba Under The Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance that combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 4

Temptations Revue Featuring Grammy Award Winner Barrington Henderson

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This dynamic show spans more than a decade of the great harmonies and dance steps that made the Temptations famous!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 4

Central Astoria Concerts on the Waterfront: Motor City Revue

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Relax and enjoy as Motor City Revue takes you on a journey back in time with songs attributed to the likes of Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, and The Temptations
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

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Aug 4

Movie: The Goonies

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Seven young friends from a small town find themselves on a thrilling underground adventure as they seek the secrets behind the treasure of the notorious pirate One-Eyed Willie.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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