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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 22, 2015

Aug22

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

Aug22

Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come for an active class session and learn elements of voice production, acting, and stage combat.
Category: Education, Theater
Free!

Aug22

Isadora Duncan Dance Performance and Workshop

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This will be a rare opportunity for audiences to see original Duncan choreography coached by dancers from Duncan's original troupes.
Category: Dance, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Portfolio Review by Women in Comics

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Do you want to be a comic book artist? Come for this opportunity for you to have your portfolio looked at by professionals in the comic book industry.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug22

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Magic Pete at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Every Saturday during the summer months, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00pm and at 4:00pm. This week, Magic Pete performs.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Making Magic With Ethan at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Beach Sessions: Shannon Gillen

at Beach 81st Street Entrance (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Shannon Gillen is the founder, artistic director and choreographer of New York's visionary new dance company Vim Vigor, which is currently being launched.
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug22

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Three weeklong residencies will each culminate in a free public dance performance on an outdoor stage in the park.
Category: Dance, Waterfront
Free!

Aug22

Music in the Park: Mayte Vicens

at Center Boulevard and Borden Avenue (in Hunter's Point South Park), Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and join us for an evening of Tango and Flamenco dance performances.
Category: Dance
Free!

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