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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 5, 2017

Aug 5

10th Annual Great Jazz on the Great Hill

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The annual Great Jazz on the Great Hill features live music and swing dancing in a beautiful park setting.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 5

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!

Aug 5

Music in the Garden: Samba New York!

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Jam with Samba New York! as they perform and dance to joyful music inspired by the famous samba schools of the Rio Carnaval in Brazil.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

The Magic of Omar Olusion at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages entertained!
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
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
Event
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!

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