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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 2, 2014

Aug 2

Hudson Warehouse presents The Winter's Tale

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
eontes, the King of Sicily, believes his pregnant wife is carrying his best friend’s love child.
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 2

Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Ionesco's absurdist comic, masterpiece. Do we join the masses or do we remain ourselves, alone?
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 2

Nature Discovery for Kids: Firefly Pajama Party

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join Julia Attaway, educator and local mom, to see if you can catch the last fireflies of the season!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

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Aug 2

SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

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

8:00 p.m.
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball, written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug 2

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!

Aug 2

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Man of Steel

at Bellevue South Park, Manhattan 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, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 2

Astronomy

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Aug 2

Bronx through the Eyes of a Garden

at Willis Avenue Community Garden, Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Experience the gardens as Art Jones combines projected images and sounds to tell stories from each neighborhood
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aug 3

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!

Aug 3

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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