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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 2, 2015

Aug 2

SummerStage: Nação Zumbi / Nation Beat’s Carnival Caravan feat. Cha Wa / DJ sets by Vinil Pompéia

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

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Nação Zumbi Twenty years ago, one of the most important groups in Brazil launched its first record, Da Lama ao Caos. The debut album by Chico Science &…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Famoro Diobate & Kakande

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Master griot Famoro Diobate and his band Kakande bring West African musical traditions, with a twist, to the Harlem Meer!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug 2

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 2

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

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

Aug 2

Book Talk & Signing by Arleen Mercorella

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Written candidly by Frances’s daughter, Arleen Mercorella, A Matter of Survival: The Story of Frances, is a testament to the ability to overcome life’s challenges—a…
Category: Art, History, Talks

Aug 2

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

Aug 2

Hike and Draw

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join artist Lovie Pignata. Supplies will be provided.
Category: Nature, Art, Hiking
Free!

Aug 2

Total Body Conditioning

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join this waterfront workout; limited mats are available at select classes.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 2

Cido The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest. This clown magic show is sure to be fun for all!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Zumba

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join this waterfront workout; limited mats are available at select classes.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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