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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 August 17, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Thursday, August 17, 2017


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


NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness


14 Sculptors Inc. On the Rock 2017: Sunset Photography with John J. Grillo

at Bungalow Bar, Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bring your camera!
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront


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 which combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness


2017 Waterfront Concert Series: A Decade of Soul, Motown Hits

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

7:30 p.m.9:15 p.m.
The concert will feature A Decade of Soul and the greatest Motown hits that will make you want to get up and dance. We look forward to seeing you there!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront


Shakespeare in the Park: Henry IV

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Prince Hal is caught between two worlds, in a tavern and at court. Shakespeare's action packed coming of age story asks "What makes a good leader?"
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks


Movies with a View: Mad Max: Fury Road

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in post-apocalyptic Australia in search for her homeland with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies

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Movies Under the Stars: The Five Heartbeats

at Wingate Park, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Loosely based on the lives The Dells, The Temptations, Four Tops, James Brown, Frankie Lymon, and other iconic recording artists.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars


Movies Under the Stars: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

at Coffey Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The story follows Eddie Valiant, a private detective who must exonerate "Toon" Roger Rabbit, who is accused of murdering a wealthy businessman.
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars


Movies Under the Stars: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is lured onto Blackbeard's ship by an…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

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