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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 25, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Monday, August 21, 2017

Aug21

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug21

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug21

Bryant Park Language Classes

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug21

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Dirty Dancing

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Seventeen-year-old Baby (Jennifer Grey) goes on vacation with her family to a resort in the Catskills. Baby is bored until she meets hunky professional dancer Johnny (Patrick Swayze).
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Food
Free!

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Event
Aug21

Drum Circle

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Bring your own hand drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teacher.
Free!

Aug21

West African Dance

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug21

Flicks on the Beach: Crown Heights

at On the Beach at West 12th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
We are excited for you to be the first to watch a 2017 Sundance winner, "Crown Heights," before it's official release date!
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book

at Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street (in Highland Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair to watch a free screening of The Jungle Book, an exciting adventure about a young boy raised in the jungle with animals.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: Jungle Book (2016)

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A panther leads a human boy on a trek through the jungle in order to reunite him with his kind. Along the way, the boy encounters a lazy bear, a devious snake, and an orangutan who dreams of controlling fire.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug21

2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series: Titanic

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

8:15 p.m.11:30 p.m.
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

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