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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 16, 2014

Aug16

SummerStage & Faison Firehouse Present: The Harlem Dance Caravan: Erasing the Boundaries / Master Class: Calvin Wiley

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

7:00 p.m.
Baoku & the Image Afro-Beat Band Creative Outlet Dance Theatre Lotus Music and Dance Cecilia Marta Dance Company.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug16

SummerStage Presents: Blood Orange / Moses Sumney / Sean Nicholas Savage in association with Okayplayer - Celebrating 15 years of Okayplayer

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
SummerStage presents Blood Orange in association with Okayplayer -- Celebrating 15 years of Okayplayer
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug16

SummerStage Presents: The New York Neo-Futurists Present Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind

at East River Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The New York Neo-Futurists are an ensemble of dynamic writer/director/performers who are best known for their critically acclaimed show, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug16

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!

Aug16

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The LEGO Movie

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug16

Astronomy

at Beach 116 (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

8:30 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.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Aug17

TCS New York City Marathon Long Training Run #2

at East Drive at 102nd Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.
Gearing up to run the TCS New York City Marathon or another fall marathon? Get in some long-distance practice with these runs; featuring built-in fuel, pace-setters, and training…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug17

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: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug17

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

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