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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 January 31, 2013 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

Storytime with the Walt Whitman Library

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

2:45 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your blanket to the lawns by the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument and listen to librarians from the Walt Whitman branch of the Brooklyn Public Library read aloud to your favorite books!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Isadora Duncan Dance Performance

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This will be a rare opportunity for audiences to see original Duncan choreography coached by dancers from Duncan's original troupes.
Category: Dance, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

Bryant Park Presents: Emerging Music Festival

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Returning for its third year, Emerging Music Festival features two evenings of New York's best new music, including indie rock, soul, R&B, and more.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Free Summer Concerts, Food
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

Jazz In the Garden

at Clayton Williams Memorial Garden, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
t this Harlem celebration, families can take in a live jazz performance by local artists. There will also be refreshments provided.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
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
Free!

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