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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 15, 2015

Aug15

Guerilla Storytime

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Jazzfest Weekend

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Morris-Jumel will celebrate its Sugar Hill heritage with two days of classic jazz—all of it played outdoors in beautiful Roger Morris Park. The concerts are free,…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug15

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

Aug15

Summer on the Hudson and GRO Girls Skate Days

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson partners with GRO (Girls Riders Organization) for a monthly informal jam session for gilr riders in Riverside Skate Park at 108.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Herbert Hepworth – The Aristocrat Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer months, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment at Midland Beach
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Cido The Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest. This clown magic show is sure to be fun for all!
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Now in its third season, Socrates and Norte Maar present a residency and performance program, bringing New York-based choreographers and their dancers to a unique waterfront…
Category: Dance, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug15

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
Aug15

Beach Sessions: Loni Landon

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Loni Landon was born and raised in New York City and received her training from the NYC High School of Performing Arts and the Dance Theater of Harlem.
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug15

Music in the Park: British Dependency

at Beach 19th Street (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the reggae sounds of British Dependency!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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