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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

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art, High Bridge
Free!

Aug 1

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 1

SummerStage: Dr. John & the Nite Trippers / Amy Helm

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Dr. John & the Nite Trippers The legendary Dr. John is a six-time Grammy Award-winning musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Known throughout the world as the…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
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

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!

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