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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 October 4, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Aug 5

Family Camping: Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on Juy 26.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Family Camping
Free!

Must See
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Aug 5

Family Camping: Wolfe's Pond Park, Staten Island

at Wolfe's Pond Park, Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 26
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking, Family Camping
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 5

New York Euripides Summer Festival Presents The Madness of Hercules

at Almira Kennedy Coursey Amphitheatre (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Hercules is being driven insane by Madness and human beings trapped in a hostile world, sustained only by their love for one another and their sense of courage and nobility.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug 5

Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V

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

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug 5

RCTA Sunset Concert: Reggae

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring your drums and any percussion instruments you might have down to the river and join in fun. Dancing, singing, and audience participation is encouraged.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 5

Nels Cline: LOVERS + Sam Amidon

at Prospect Park Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
On his latest album, Lovers, Nels Cline tackles a combination of originals and American Songbook standards in a big-band jazz setting, which he’ll perform live at the bandshell.
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 5

Ranger's Choice: Little Red Lighthouse Lantern Tour

at Fort Washington Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join us as we explore this unique landmark at night. Space is limited and participants are chosen via lottery. Register on July 26.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 5

Astronomy

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Education, Astronomy
Free!

Aug 5

Movies Under the Stars: Finding Nemo

at Rosemary's Playground, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A clown fish searches for his missing son in this animated adventure, the winner of an Oscar for Best Animated Feature.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug 5

Movies Under the Stars: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

at Broad Channel Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Indy gets help from a feisty heroine and a sawed-off sidekick in this "Raiders" prequel.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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