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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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from August 1, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 1, 2015

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

Ten Neighbors Community Garden Workday

at Ten Neighbors Community Garden, Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We will be removing weeds and plants, and watering plants. We will also be grilling hot dogs and have cold water.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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

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

Shakespeare in Bryant Park: Romeo and Juliet

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 1

Hudson Warehouse: Titus Andronicus

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work and traditionally was one of his least respected plays.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 1

Inwood Shakespeare Festival: Henry IV

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Inwood Shakespeare Festival was conceived and developed by Ted Minos as a way to bring free professional theatre and music to the Northern Manhattan…
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 1

Evening Tree Walk

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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Event
Aug 1

NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the Duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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