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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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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

A Ray of Elvis

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a performance by one of today's premiere Elvis tribute artists!
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

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
Free!

Aug 6

Celebrate Brooklyn: LeeSaar The Company, Ohad Naharin & Guest Dancers from Batsheva Dance Company

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

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Props, costumes, and pantomime punctuate their Gaga-inspired movement to form a delightful brand of avant-garde.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Arts in the Gardens: Prey

at Gil Hodges Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Explore the themes of survival and re-invention in this episodic dance experience.
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug 6

Movie Night: The Blackout

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:10 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Hip hop rivals Jay Z and Fat Joe with their star studded teams have a basketball championship at Rucker Park. Thousands filled the streets then the lights went out.
Category: Film, Sports, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.
Category: Education, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Aug 6

Movies in the Parks: Dreamgirls

at Turf Field (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

8:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Deena (Beyoncé Knowles),Effie (Jennifer Hudson) and Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose) form a music trio called the Dreamettes.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Friday, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Luke Bryan

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
See performances by country music artist Luke Bryan.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 7

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, High Bridge
Free!

Aug 7

CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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