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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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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug16

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Quimbombo

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Quimbombo for a groove-oriented performance rooted in Cuban son!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

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: Education, Nature, Tours

Aug16

Lecture: The History of Parkway Village

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Judith Guttman, President of Parkway Village Historical Society, will be presenting a lecture on the history of the area of Queens. The 35-acre co-op community was built in the…
Category: Education, History, Talks

Aug16

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

Aug16

Hike & Draw

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a natural artistic hike presented by the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Hiking
Free!

Aug16

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!

Aug16

Zabo's Circus Show 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.
Other than clowning around, Zabo’s skills include juggling, unicycling, and prop balancing.His show brings non-stop excitement and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

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!

Aug16

Rivers Run Community Garden: Journal Writing Workshop

at Rivers Run Community Garden, Bronx

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Please join the Rivers Run Garden and Building 13 Association, Inc. as they present "Perfect Peace by the Waterfront, a journal writing experience".
Category: Education
Free!

Aug16

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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