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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

NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the Duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks

Aug 8

Celebrate Brooklyn: tUnE-yArDs / Shabazz Palaces

at Prospect Park Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
tUnE-yArDs' 2011 record Whokill is hailed as a modern classic, with a lo-fi tapestry of beats, guitars, and horns weaving around her unmistakable, fearlessly belting voice.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts

Must See
Aug 8

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks

Aug 8

Ranger's Choice: Little Red Lighthouse Lantern Tour

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen through a lottery. To register for the lottery, please visit on Wednesday, July 29th.
Category: History, Tours

Aug 8

Movie Night: All the Ladies Say

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

8:15 p.m.10:15 p.m.
“All The Ladies Say” is a film that highlights the lives of six iconic female street dancers from San Jose, Atlanta, Miami and Chicago.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies

Must See
Aug 8

Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6

at St. James Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies

Best For
Aug 8

Perseid Meteor Shower

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City Parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be your…
Category: Nature, Astronomy

Must See

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Aug 9

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art

Aug 9

NYC Parks Beach Volleyball Tournament 2015

at Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Face off in NYC's ultimate summer competition! NYC Parks invites you to register for a volleyball tournament on beautiful Coney Island Beach.
Category: Sports

Aug 9

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

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