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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 10, 2013


Beach Volleyball

at Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Courts will be set up by the Turtle Fountain. All ages are welcome.
Category: Sports


Views From the Past

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
A tour through Central Park in which you will learn about the history of the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Dance at Socrates: A New Program with Norte Maar

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Throughout August, Socrates Sculpture Park partners with Norte Maar in a new summer series bringing New York based choreographers and their dancers to Socrates.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Waterfront


CANCELLED: Teen Volleyball Clinic

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Teens can sharpen their volleyball skills with coaching and tips from the experts at Metro Beach Sports. Teens will enjoy the sand and sun while sprucing up their game with…
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness


Great Jazz on the Great Hill

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of live music by swing band Harlem Renaissance Orchestra and Latin jazz ensemble, the Bobby Sanabria Big Band. Family activities. Food available for purchase. FREE!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Food, Seniors

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40th Anniversary of Hip-Hop Culture with DJ Kool Herc and special guests: Coke La Rock, Roxanne Shante, Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, DJ Premier, Grand Master Theodore, DJ Red Alert, Marley Marl, DJ Jerry Dee, Skoob from DASEFX, Soul Sonic Force and many more!

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
DJ Kool Herc first began to spin records in the recreation room of his Bronx building, forming the basis of what the world has come to know as Hip-Hop.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts


Play-diem Tour: Saturday in the Park

at The East River Park Amphitheater (in East River Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Come share your weekend with Play-diem at the East River Park Bandshell this Saturday, August 10, and enjoy free live jazz, rock, hip-hop, and more.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront

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The Misanthrope and Garden Tours at Bruce's Garden

at Bruce's Garden (in Isham Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bruce Reynolds Garden in Isham Park welcomes you to a staged reading of The Misanthrope presented by the UP Theater Company. Garden tours and refreshments to follow.
Category: Tours


Live on Pier 26, Hudson River Park featuring OneRepublic and Mayer Hawthorne

5:30 p.m.
Hudson River Park teams up with The Bowery Presents to bring you a series of exciting concerts on the waterfront.
Category: Concerts


Family Camping

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect to the natural world, and to bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday…
Category: Nature, Kids

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