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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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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

Shakespeare in Bryant Park: Romeo and Juliet

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 1

Hudson Warehouse: Titus Andronicus

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work and traditionally was one of his least respected plays.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 1

Inwood Shakespeare Festival: Henry IV

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Inwood Shakespeare Festival was conceived and developed by Ted Minos as a way to bring free professional theatre and music to the Northern Manhattan…
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 1

Evening Tree Walk

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the Duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 1

Celebrate Brooklyn: Taylor Mac: The 20th Century Abridged

at The Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Taylor Mac will present his project, an outrageously entertaining romp through 100 years of culture as seen through songs that range from Tin Pan Alley to rock ‘n’ roll to disco and beyond.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 1

Astronomy

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Aug 1

Movie Night: Bongo Barbershop & 5 Grandmasters

at Willis Avenue Community Garden, Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Watch two short films about musical hip-hop and b-boy culture presented as a part of Arts in the Gardens movie night.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 1

Movies in the Parks: Godzilla (1998)

at Grandview Playground, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for the king of monster movies!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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Kids

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