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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 21, 2019 to December 7, 2019

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Aug21

NYPL And El Catano Present: The Art Of Mime

at El Catano Community GardenManhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy a free performance and lessons on the fundamentals of miming.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

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Aug21

Arts, Culture & Fun: Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

at Hansborough Recreation CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Help us celebrate the Charlier Parker Jazz Festival with a rooftop concert with Native Soul and screening of Keep On Keepin' On (2014).
Category: Concerts, Film, Free Summer Movies, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

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Aug21

Outdoor Cinema: March of the Penguins

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Winner of the Best Documentary Oscar in 2005, an accessible score and Morgan Freeman’s avuncular narration make this march family-friendly, too.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Aug22

Movies with a View: Selma

at Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for Selma and celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Movies with a View - one of BK's most popular outdoor film series.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Aug23

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Willowbrook ParkStaten Island

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on Wednesday, August 14.
Category: Family Camping with the Urban Park Rangers
Free!

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Aug23

Beach Days / Riviera Nights-Drive-In Movie Night: Aquaman

at Off of Boardwalk at Section #4 - Orchard Beach (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join us in the Orchard Beach Parking Lot for a free screening of Aquaman on a very big screen! Check out food trucks, games, and fun activities before the movie!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature, Film, Games, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Food, Waterfront
Free!

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Aug23

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks

at Between West 10th Street and West 15th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)Brooklyn

9:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch the fireworks show illuminate the sky at Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk this summer on Friday nights from June 21 through August 30!
Category: Fireworks
Free!

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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Aug24

Battle Week 2019: 111th Memorial Tribute to The Prison Ship Martyrs

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us at the Memorial Tribute to the Prison Ship Martyrs from the American Revolution (America's First POW's), in conjunction with the 243rd Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn.
Category: History
Free!

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Aug24

Walk Up Kayaking in Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Additional Rules for…
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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Aug24

Ecology Park Tour

at Ecology Park

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
njoy a guided tour of the 15 different plant communities found all across New York City, in one location. Tours will last approximately 30 minutes.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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