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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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Friday, August 8, 2014

Aug 8

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 8

SummerStage Presents: Spectrum Dance Theater / Master Class: Germaul Barnes

at East River Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Spectrum Dance Theater was founded by Seattle dancers in 1982 to make dance more accessible to diverse communities.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug 8

Army National Guard Band

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket, sit on the grass and enjoy the great music being played.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 8

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

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

7:00 p.m.
This Dodge YMCA class gets your heart pumping with hip hop music and hot step-by-step dance moves.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

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 8

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 8

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2

at Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn 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
Aug 8

Washington Square Music Festival: A Partnership Concert with the International Double Reed Society/NYU

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Music Director Lutz Rath has announced the 56th season of the Washington Square Music Festival.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 8

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco: Ziggy Stardust Skate Party

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Get yourself the best Barbarella look possible, or borrow your friend's Storm Trooper costume. It's time to invoke your inner alien and put them on skates!
Category: Dance

Must See
Event
Aug 8

Coney Island Fireworks

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

9:30 p.m.
Enjoy free fireworks in Coney Island!
Category: Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event

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