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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug 22

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Magic Pete at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Every Saturday during the summer months, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00pm and at 4:00pm. This week, Magic Pete performs.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Making Magic With Ethan at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Beach Sessions: Shannon Gillen

at Beach 81st Street Entrance (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Shannon Gillen is the founder, artistic director and choreographer of New York's visionary new dance company Vim Vigor, which is currently being launched.
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 22

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Three weeklong residencies will each culminate in a free public dance performance on an outdoor stage in the park.
Category: Dance, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 22

Music in the Park: Mayte Vicens

at Center Boulevard and Borden Avenue (in Hunter's Point South Park), Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and join us for an evening of Tango and Flamenco dance performances.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug 22

Family Camping at Central Park

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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. To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on August 12th
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

2015 Fordham Road Film Festival: Ghostbusters 2

at Bryan Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Fordham Road Business Improvement District (BID) is proud to announce their first-ever, back-to-back movie nights!
Category: Festivals, Film, Games, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

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 22

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!

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