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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 8, 2015

Aug 8

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
Aug 8

Great Jazz on the Great Hill

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

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy and Jazzmobile present Great Jazz on the Great Hill A Jazz, Swing, and Blues Festival Celebrating 35 years of Central Park Conservancy restoring, managing,…
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Food
Free!

Aug 8

Beach Sessions: Emery LeCrone Dance

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
?Emery LeCrone is an American choreographer, teacher and dancer. In past seasons, Ms. LeCrone has created new pieces for professional dance companies.
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug 8

Bonkerz The Clown 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.
This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the Verrazano Bridge and bring his show to Staten Island for some free kid-friendly entertainment.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Zabo's Circus Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment to Woodhaven, Queens.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Tales of Brier Rabbit

at South Oxford Park, Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
"Tales of Brier Rabbit" follows the adventures of notorious trickster Brier Rabbit, who is once again up to no good.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

2nd Annual “Bronx Raised” Hip Hop Series

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Curated by Circa ’95, local artists use hip-hop inspired spoken word, music, and break-dancing to tell their stories.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 8

Familty Camping at Pelham Bay Park

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond. Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 7/29
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Family Camping at High Rock Park

at High Rock Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond. Participants are selected by lottery to enter, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 7/29
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug 8

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!

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