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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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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

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: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug19

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates returns for its fifth season, bringing dancemakers and their companies to a main stage set on the East River waterfront.
Category: Dance, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Aug19

Family Camping: Bronx

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on August 9.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Aug19

Beach Sessions Dance Series

at Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Beach Sessions Dance Series is an outdoor dance performance series that presents professional dance companies to the Rockaway Community.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug19

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery, please register August 9.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Aug19

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!

Aug19

Ranger's Choice: Gather Around the Campfire

at Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers around a campfire for an evening of games, songs, and fun activities. Space is limited. Registration opens on August 9.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Rosemary's Playground, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug19

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
What lurks around at night? Find out as the Urban Park Rangers lead a hike through Blue Heron under the cover of darkness.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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