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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 2, 2014

Aug 2

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 2

Eating America

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.
Explore how food was picked, prepared, preserved, and presented in this tour focused on kitchens and food.
Category: Food

Aug 2

Hindu Lamp Ceremony

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Help Aeilushi Mistry bring peace and harmony to our shoreline as she performs the traditional Hindu Aarti Ceremony at the park!
Category: Education
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Family Camping in Blue Heron Park

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

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

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bronx Raised Hip-Hop Series

at Willis Avenue Community Garden, Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Experience the best of Bronx Hip-Hop in this live performance series curated by Circa 95.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 2

Hudson Warehouse presents The Winter's Tale

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
eontes, the King of Sicily, believes his pregnant wife is carrying his best friend’s love child.
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 2

Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Ionesco's absurdist comic, masterpiece. Do we join the masses or do we remain ourselves, alone?
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 2

Nature Discovery for Kids: Firefly Pajama Party

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join Julia Attaway, educator and local mom, to see if you can catch the last fireflies of the season!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball, written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug 2

Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Hamish Linklater and Tony® nominee Lily Rabe return to the Park this summer as the wise-cracking, would-be lovers Beatrice and Benedick in the beloved romantic comedy Much Ado…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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