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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 11–20 out of 53 events
from August 18, 2017 to September 20, 2017
in Theater (x) category

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Aug22

Puppets in the Park presents "Cinderella Samba"

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us for a free puppet show featuring "Cinderella Samba".
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Alley Pond Park

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Bryant Park Presents: New York City Opera

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy extraordinary performances produced by New York City Opera, including never-before-seen previews of upcoming productions.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug22

All the Park's a Stage: Macbeth

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This classic story of the perils of ultimate power is fueled by the supernatural forces that haunt the castles and forests of early Scotland.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug23

Garden Kitchen Competition: Youth Tech Workshop

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kids learn video production through filming a healthy cooking show competition in this two-day workshop!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Film, Best for Kids, Theater, Food, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

All the Park's a Stage: Macbeth

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This classic story of the perils of ultimate power is fueled by the supernatural forces that haunt the castles and forests of early Scotland.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug23

Movies Under the Stars: Cabaret (1972)

at Baseball Field (in Corlears Hook Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A nightclub singer and an English writer embark on a doomed romance in Weimar Republic-era Berlin, as the Nazi party begins steadily rising to power and the mood becomes dark.
Category: Film, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Aug24

All the Park's a Stage: Macbeth

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This classic story of the perils of ultimate power is fueled by the supernatural forces that haunt the castles and forests of early Scotland.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Friday, August 25, 2017

Aug25

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Aug25

Bryant Park Presents: Shakespeare: The Tempest

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a full production of The Tempest. Produced by the Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

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