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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 5, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug29

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Aug29

Le Petit Art: Artist Trading Cards

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This summer, participants will create originals, small editions, and most importantly, self-produced works using various mediums.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Aug29

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
Aug29

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

Aug29

Binx The 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.
Creating some of the funniest and most entertaining shows in New York City, Binx is excited to bring his show to Fantasy Shore.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

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
Aug29

Summer on the Hudson: Silent Disco

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with two live DJs spinning tunes of different genres.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug29

Family Camping at Alley Pond Park

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Participants are selected by lottery. To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on August 19th.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Movie Night: West Side Story & Performance by St Mary's Dance Team

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

7:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy this Romeo and Juliet drama, updated to the tenements of New York City in this Oscar-winning musical landmark. We are introduced to two rival…
Category: Dance, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug29

Screening: Looking at Home

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

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Staten Island’s pop-up cinema group, Aquehonga Cinema, will curate a selection of independent films on the concept of home.
Category: Film

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