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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 4, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 15, 2015

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!

Aug15

Family Camping at Prospect Park

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are chosen by lottery, to enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on August 5th.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night!

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
DJ Cocotaso spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more on the outdoor plaza at Sunset Park Recreation Center. Featuring lessons and performances by Piel Canela Dance School.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug15

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!

Aug15

Shakespeare At Sunset: Measure for Measure

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Brooklyn Bridge Park is transformed into Vienna, a city bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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