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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 14 events
from May 6, 2016 to August 25, 2016
in Theater (x) category

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

May 10

Arts, Culture & Fun: Open Auditions

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Brownsville Recreation Center and The Public Theater are collaborating on a musical production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night to be produced at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Seniors

Friday, May 20, 2016

May 20

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Concert in the Park

at Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a special concert featuring Taikoza. Taikoza has created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo…
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Seniors

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

May 25

Story Faces

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park), Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Meet master storyteller Christopher Agostino as he uses the art of face painting to weave an entertaining tale for all!.
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater

Best For

Saturday, May 28, 2016

May 28

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at The Crotona Park Amphitheater (in Crotona Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Everything is going well until the park's newest attraction—a genetically-modified, giant stealth killing machine—escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.
Category: Film, Theater, Free Summer Movies

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Jun 9

Arts, Culture & Fun: 'Inspire You' Series - Harriet Tubman

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
See a 50-minute one woman show based on the life of Harriet Tubman.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Theater, Seniors

Must See

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Jun 25

Summer on the Hudson: RiverFish Celebration

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson and the Urban Park Rangers invite you to spend a day in West Harlem Piers Park connecting to the life living within the Hudson River.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Theater, Waterfront, Fishing

Best For

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Jun 29

Puppets in the Park Presents 'Puss'n Boots'

at Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Enjoy a tale about a cat who stands up, talks, and proves himself to be a caring friend to all.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater

Best For

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Jun 30

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy a live performance from Plaza Theatrical productions.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater

Best For

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Jul 6


at Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Puppets that tell the story of Hiawatha, a curious Iroquois hero, who decides to disobey his grandmother and venture out to explore the forest.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater

Best For

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Jul 9

Duel Re-creation

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Witness a re-creation of a pistol duel, much like the one between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr!
Category: History, Theater

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