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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, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Jun 30

Beginner Chess Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 30

Concert: Reds, Whites, and Bluegrass

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Celebrate our nation’s freedom at Manhattan’s oldest house! Enjoy a selection of red and white wines and music by local bluegrass artists.
Category: Concerts, Fourth of July

Must See
Event
Jun 30

New York Salutes America Fireworks Extravaganza

at Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Kick off the Fourth of July celebrations with fireworks, music, an empanada eating contest, and fun activities for kids.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Fourth of July, Free Summer Concerts, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 30

Summer on the Hudson: Senior Movement

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jun 30

Meditation Thursdays

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Take a break or relax after a long day with some healthy meditation.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jun 30

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!

Jun 30

Bryant Park Spelling Bee

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp. at the annual Spelling Bee competition in the park.
Category: Games
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 30

Central Astoria LDC 2016 Independence Celebration

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Central Astoria Local Development Coalition presents its annual Independence Celebration, featuring a special performance by the Queens Symphony Orchestra and fireworks.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Fourth of July, Waterfront, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 30

Movies Under the Stars: Captain America - The Winter Soldier

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Steve Rogers continues his journey as the super-powered American soldier who's grasping to find his place in a modern world after being frozen in ice since WWII with this Marvel Studios sequel.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jun 30

Movies Under the Stars: The Wiz

at Heritage Park, 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.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event

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