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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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Sunday, August 28, 2016

Aug28

First Quincy Street Community Garden Party Fundraiser

at First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the First Quincy Street Community Garden as they perform two plays, poetry, music, and games at this garden fundraiser.
Category: Festivals, Food, Seniors

Aug28

Nantucket Lightship Public Tours

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

1:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Known as the “Guardian Angel of the North Atlantic”, the Nantucket Lightship (WLV612) was the last lightship in service to the United States Coast Guard.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug28

Cido The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Seining

at Seaside Wildlife Nature Park, Staten Island

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Aug28

Nature Presentation: Snakes of New York

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
ind out how snakes play an important role in our local ecosystem and see live snakes up-close. Audience members have the opportunity to handle skins, skulls and other artifacts.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Aug28

Communal Spaces: A Garden Play Festival

at First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Now in it's sixth year, Communal Spaces is a series of site-responsive, free plays written for and performed in specific community gardens.
Category: Theater
Free!

Aug28

Cido The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Shakespeare in the Park: Julius Caesar

at West 246th Street and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This play is the tale of the political uprising that occurred in Rome after the great statesman Julius Caesar was brutally assassinated.
Category: Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug28

Summer Sounds: British Dependency

at St Albans Park (in St. Albans Park), Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Hailing from the British Isle of Anguilla, British Dependency brings Root, Heart and Soul to Raggae music by fusing various genres with their three piece ensemble, drum, guitar and…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug28

The Alex Nguyen Quintet

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Jam out to some sweet jazz outdoors with the Alex Nguyen Quintet at Stuyvesant Park, featuring a special guest artist each week.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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