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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 15, 2015

Aug 15

Music in the Park: British Dependency

at Beach 19th Street (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the reggae sounds of British Dependency!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 15

Family Camping at Prospect Park

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are chosen by lottery, to enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on August 5th.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug 15

Hudson Warehouse: Titus Andronicus

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work and traditionally was one of his least respected plays.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 15

Shakespeare At Sunset: Measure for Measure

at Bridge View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Brooklyn Bridge Park is transformed into Vienna, a city bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 15

NY Celebrates Film: BIG (1988)

at St. Nicholas Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is featuring a free screening of BIG, in partnership with the State of New York!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 15

Movie Nights: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

8:20 p.m.10:20 p.m.
Bring your blanquets and chairs to enjoy the movie E.T. While visiting the Earth at Night, a group of alien botanists is discovered and disturbed by an approaching human task force.…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Movies in the Parks: Remember The Titans

at Jackie Robinson Park, Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this heartfelt story of sportsmanship and teamwork.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 15

The Night Sky

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

9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe. Night sky programs use the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug 16

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art
Free!

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