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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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Sunday, August 18, 2013

Aug18

History in Your Hands: Summer Games

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Spend a summer afternoon under the shade of the trees learning Nine-Man Morris, a board game that dates back to colonial times.
Category: Education, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2013

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Harlem Meer Performance Festival, now in its 20th year, presents a summer full of latin, jazz, gospel, blues and world music performed by talented artists both new and old.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug18

Art Workshop: "Invasive Pigments"

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join exhibiting artist Ellie Irons in a workshop where participants are invited to bring "unintentional" plants from their neighborhood with attempts to identify those…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Aug18

Garden Highlights Walk at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug18

Jazz at the Mansion

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

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us on the front lawn of the mansion for our annual Jazz concert presented in partnership with Marjorie Elliot and Parlor Entertainment.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug18

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug18

The Art of the Park

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Walk from the Dairy to Belvedere Castle.
Category: History, Tours

Aug18

La Mega 6th Annual Tropical Fest Featuring: Tito Nieves and Guests and DJ Sets by Alex Sensation

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
With more than three decades of musical history, Tito Nieves, the "Pavarotti" of Salsa, has released his 30th studio album.
Category: Concerts
Free!

Aug18

A Game Without a Name

at First Park, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A Festival of Fools theatre company, in partnership with the 2013 New York International Fringe Festival, is pleased to announce the premiere of an original, full-length verse play:…
Category: Theater
Free!

Aug18

Comedy Central Live: The Dark Lords of Comedy with Mike Lawrence, Jared Logan, Dan St. Germain

at East River Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Mike Lawrence is a New York City based comedian who has been featured as a stand-up on numerous platforms.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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