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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 October 4, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Aug20

Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of workshops cover elements of voice production, acting, and stage combat.
Category: Education, Festivals, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug20

Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug20

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates offers a residency and performance program that brings New York-based choreographers and their dancers to Socrates’ unique waterfront environment.
Category: Dance, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug20

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug20

Southern Queens 'Classic' Hip Hop & Reggae

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
See live performances by Biz Markie, Nice & Smooth, DJ Norie, and special guests!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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Aug20

Karaoke in the Park

at 211th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come join Nest Music Conservancy as they host an afternoon of family "Karaoke in the Park" at Shoelace Park!
Category: Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

The Great Miguelino 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.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

The Sammie & Tudie Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
With their signature brand of silliness, Sammie and Tudie will take both kids and parents on a wild ride of fun, magic, and zany props.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Garden Grooves

at Bedford Stuyvesant Community Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy the soothing sounds of live music from local musicians in the comfort of New York Restoration Project’s outdoor spaces.
Category: Concerts
Free!

Aug20

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Pre-registration is required.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

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