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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 1, 2015

Aug 1

Free Entertainment: The Magic of Rogue at Forest Park Carousel!

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment in Woodhaven, Queens
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

The Spectacular Magic Shawn at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every Saturday during the summer months, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment, including rides, fun games, and magic shows.
Category: Accessible, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

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

Aug 1

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America's most renowned sound architects.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Kids, Markets, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Hindu Lamp Ceremony

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring peace and harmony to our shoreline as Aeilushi Mistry performs the traditional Hindu Aarti ceremony at the park and enjoy a dance performance by the Artichoke Dance Company!…
Category: Concerts, Dance, Art
Free!

Aug 1

Beach Sessions: The D.R.E.A.M. Ring

at Beach 81st Street Entrance (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us August 1st for our first Beach Sessions dance festival. The D.R.E.A.M. RING (Dance Rules Everything Around Me) Reggie Gray is a choreographer and…
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug 1

Performance: Lori Belilove and the Isadora Duncan Dance Company

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company honor their namesake, revolutionary dancer Isadora Duncan, and Victorian rebel photographer Alice Austen, in a program of dances…
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront

Must See
Event
Aug 1

2nd Annual “Bronx Raised” Hip Hop Series

at Willis Avenue Community Garden, Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Curated by Circa ’95, local artists use hip hop inspired spoken word, music, and break-dancing to tell their stories.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Family Camping at Blue Heron Park

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are selected by lottery, to enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on July 22
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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