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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 July 29, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Aug 13

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson welcomes all to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Festivals, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Aug 13

Summer Salsa Saturdays

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Lorenz Latin Dance Studio will teach a Salsa dance class from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A performance from salsa band Los Monstritos will follow!
Category: Dance, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 13

NYC Parks Presents Arts, Culture & Fun: A Night of Swing & Jazz!

at The Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan, Jackie Robinson Park entrance (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a live Swing & Jazz concert featuring the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra (HRO). Enjoy dancing, share stories, and listen to the music reminiscent of the Big Band Era.…
Category: Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 13

Family Camping: Brooklyn

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn 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. Families are chosen via lottery. Pre-registration is required.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Aug 13

Lori Belilove and the Isadora Duncan Dance Company

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Lori Belilove and The Isadora Duncan Dance Company will honor their namesake, revolutionary dancer Isadora Duncan and Victorian rebel photographer Alice Austen in a program of dances.
Category: Dance, Art, History, Waterfront

Aug 13

All the Park's A Stage: The Winter's Tale

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See free performances of Shakespeare's romantic comedy The Winter’s Tale by the New York Classical Theatre.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 13

Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skate to incredible retro 70s, 80s, and 90s skate classics as the sun sets, the wave of the ocean crash beside you, and the salty sea air drifts through the rink.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 13

Perseids Meteor Shower

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, using binoculars and telescopes to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 13

Movie Nights in the Rockaways: Zootopia

at Broad Channel Park, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy free summer movie nights for the whole family! T
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Arts, Culture & Fun: High Society

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket, chair and friends and enjoy movies outdoors. In case of rain the event moves indoors.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Seniors
Free!

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