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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 17, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, September 10, 2016


Howard Garden Celebrates 30 Years

at Howard Garden (in ), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come and celebrate 30 years of growing at the Howard Garden in Brooklyn. There will be music, art, poetry, and sculpture.
Category: Festivals, Food, Seniors


7th Annual Fort Greene Park Jazz Festival

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come and have fun at the 7th Annual Fort Greene Park Jazz Festival. Bring the family and listen to free music performed by Eric Frazier and the Jazz Masters!
Category: Concerts


Talking about History: A History of American Pie

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Self-proclaimed “historic gastronomist” and writer Sarah Lohman will discuss the contemporary histories of pumpkin and apple pie, as well as a general history of how pie came to be.
Category: Education, Food, Talks


Making Magic with Ethan Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

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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


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


Family Camping Bronx

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family.
Category: Nature, Family Camping


Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks


Movies Under the Stars: School of Rock

at Lawn area behind the track and field area (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
As guitarist Finn gets his privileged and precocious students in touch with their inner rock 'n' roll animals, he imagines redemption at a local Battle of the Bands.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

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In Illo Tempore III Performance

at Heckscher Community Garden, Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This is a performance of bodies suspended in time, revealing the echoes of memory, alienation, and exile.
Category: Dance

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