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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 12, 2017


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

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CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at SummerStage in Central Park as a part of Family Day

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater

Best For

Hudson Warehouse Presents: Shakespeare Workout

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Hudson Warehouse covers the elements of Voice Production, Acting, and Stage Combat in this workshop open to ages 13 and older.
Category: Education, Theater


Phineas The Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Phineas the Clown currently holds the world record for juggling clubs while bouncing on a pogo stick. Come see his show to see what he'll juggle next!
Category: Best for Kids

Best For

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


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


CANCELLED: Arts, Culture, & Fun: Silent Disco at Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come join us for an evening of dancing! Choose your DJ: Top '40s Pop, '80s, Hip-Hop/R&B.
Category: Dance


Family Camping: Brooklyn

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on August 2.
Category: Nature, Family Camping


Historic Harlem Parks & Manhattan Recreation Film Festival: 13th Film Screening and Soul Train Tribute

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This 2017 Academy Award nominated documentary takes an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.
Category: Concerts, Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Free Summer Concerts

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Inwood Golden Hour Photography Hike (Light)

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Explore the beauty of Inwood Hill Park as it basks in the summer sun. Bring your own camera or smartphone.
Category: Nature, Hiking

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