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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 9, 2015

Aug 9

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Harlem Blues and Jazz Band

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Harlem Blues and Jazz Band return to Harlem Meer Performance Festival to bring you your favorite tunes on a summer afternoon!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

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
Free!

Aug 9

Bonkerz the Clown at Fantasy Shore 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.
This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the Verrazano Bridge and bring his show to Staten Island. He’ll make jokes, clown around, and do some magic.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

Music in the Park: The Tee-Tones

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy Motown and doo-wop music from the 50's, 60's, and the 70's.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 9

Hip to Hip Theatre Company: The Merchant of Venice

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Shakespeare’s darkest comedy explores bigotry, justice, and the limitations of the law.
Category: Theater, Waterfront, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 9

Katz Concert Series Featuring the Tee Tones - Motown

at Little Bay Park, Queens

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Free community concert please bring low chair or blanklet.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

Queens Symphony Orchestra

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of classic music!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

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