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Remember the Rat Pack with a musicial tribute, Thursday night at 7:30 at the George Seuffert Bandshell in Forest Park, Woodhaven.

Film

Movies Under the Stars: Finding Nemo — A clown fish searches for his missing son in this animated adventure, the winner of an Oscar for Best Animated Feature.

When: Saturday, Aug. 5, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Rosemary’s Playground

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Movies Under the Stars: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom — Indy gets help from a feisty heroine and a sawed-off sidekick in this “Raiders” prequel featuring a sacred jewel, a bloodthirsty cult, human sacrifices, runaway mining cars, a chamber of scorpions, and a perilous bridge.

When: Saturday, Aug. 5, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Broad Channel Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

2001: A Space Odyssey — As brilliantly engineered as the space program itself, Stanley Kubrick’s mysterious and profound epic is about nothing less than the beauty and the banality of civilization, blending cool satire, an elaborate vision of the future, and passages of avant-garde cinematic inventiveness.

When: Sunday, Aug. 6, at 3 p.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Movie Under the Stars: The Wiz — Dorothy chases after her dog during a NYC snowstorm, gets swept up by a cyclone and transplanted to the Land of Oz.

When: Monday, Aug. 7, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where: Highland Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 235-4100

2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series: School of Rock — After being kicked out of a rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of a strict private school, only to try and turn his class into a rock band.

When: Monday, Aug. 7, from 8:15 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.

Where: Astoria Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 728-7820

Events

Saturday Sculpture Workshop — Engage your senses and create your own galaxy at Socrates. Using simple writing and drawing prompts, participants will observe their surroundings and create constellations based on what they see, hear, and remember. Connecting your different constellations to each other using string, you will create your own mini-galaxy.

When: Saturday, Aug. 5, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Socrates Sculpture Park

Contact: (718) 956-1819

Cost: Free

Seasonal Garden Tours and Activity Table — On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights on a tour with the Queens Botanical Garden’s knowledgeable staff.

When: Saturday, Aug. 5, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Queens Botanical Garden

Cost: Free for members; $6 for adults; $4 for seniors and students with ID; $2 for children

Contact: (718) 886-3800

Dance at Socrates — 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. Internationally recognized for its large-scale sculpture and multi-media installations, Socrates partners with Norte Maar, renowned for their cross-disciplinary collaborative projects, to present this choreographic residency in the park dedicated to the creation and presentation of dance.

When: Saturday, Aug. 5, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where: Socrates Sculpture Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 956-1819

Music

Louis Panacciulli and the Nassau Pops: Louis Panacciulli and the Nassau Pops Symphony Orchestra will perform an outdoor concert of the best in popular and light classical music.

When: Friday, Aug. 4, at 8 p.m.

Where: Memorial Park, Mineola

Cost: Free

Contact: (516) 565-0646

Website: www.nassaupops.com

Music in the Garden — Jam with Samba New York! as they perform and dance to joyful music inspired by the famous samba schools of the Rio Carnaval in Brazil.

When: Saturday, Aug. 5, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Queens Botanical Garden

Cost: Free for members; $6 for adults; $4 for seniors and students with ID; $2 for children

Contact: (718) 886-3800

Yesterday & Today — Beatles tribute band Yesterday & Today will be performing the Beatles greatest hits.

When: Sunday, Aug. 6, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Juniper Valley Park Track

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Just 60s Concert — Sing along and bring your dancing shoes for a wonderful evening of ‘60s music.

When: Monday, Aug. 7, from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Cunningham Park

Contact: (718) 956-1819

Salute to the Rat Pack — Relive those days in Las Vegas with this great tribute to Frank, Sammy, and Dean.

When: Thursday, Aug. 10, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park, Woodhaven

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 235-4100

Kids and Family

Family Camping — We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your family into the lottery, please visit the Program Registration page.

When: Friday, Aug. 4, from 6 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Where: Fort Totten Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 352-1769

The Magic of Omar Olusion — With over 15 years of experience, Omar’s funny and fresh approach to magic is sure to leave everyone laughing and guessing. During each show, he asks for volunteers to help him perform various magic tricks. Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages entertained.

When: Saturday, Aug. 5 , at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Where: Forest Park Carousel

Contact: (718) 768-2676

Phineas The Clown — Phineas is an award-winning clown and juggler. He has been trained by members of the Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit, world juggling champion Tony Duncan, and the NY Goofs under the direction of former dean of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, Dick Monday. He worked at the Streb Laboratory for Action Mechanics teaching juggling and slapstick for multiple summer seasons. He 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.

When: Sunday, Aug. 6 , at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Where: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

Contact: (718) 788-2676

Cost: Free

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