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Summer Calendar

Compiled BRENNAN JOHNSON Special to the AmNews | 5/23/2013, 2:52 p.m.

Aug. 9

"Barefoot in the Park," with the short film "Love Competition," by Brent Hoff. Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1 Harbor View Lawn (just south of the Brooklyn Bridge on the East River); 6 p.m.

Jazz Reach. Queensbridge Park (40th Avenue and the East River, Queens); 10:30 a.m.

Wild Nothing, Grimes and DIVE. Hudson River Park, Pier 84 (44th Street and the Hudson River); 7 p.m.

Lenny Williams. Damrosch Park Bandshell (62nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue); 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 10

"Richard III," by William Shakespeare. Riverside Park, north patio of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (West 89th Street and Riverside Drive); 6:30 p.m.

Camille A. Brown and Dancers and Moralesdance. Marcus Garvey Park (Madison Avenue and East 120th Street); master class at 7 p.m., performance at 8.

"Rango." Hudson River Park, Pier 46 (Charles Street and the Hudson River); 8 p.m.

Uptown Dance Academy. Poe Park (Grand Concourse and East 192nd Street, Bronx); 10:30 a.m.

Webop Family Jazz Party. Ciccarone Park (East 188th Street and Arthur Avenue, Bronx); 10:30 a.m.

Jazz Reach presents Metta Quintet's Get Hip!, Tappen Park (Canal and Water streets, Staten Island); 10:30 a.m.

Aug. 11

"La Casita," poetry and spoken-word performances by Abiodun Oyewole, Aneta Brodski and Tahani, Briceida Cuevas, Charlie Chin, Franny Choi, Gypsee Yo, Intikana, Iyaba Ibo Mandingo, Peggy Robles-Alvarado and Rachel McKibbens, musical performances by Gerard Edery, KiT (Kuenta I Tambu), Mireya Ramos and 809 Ladies Band, Tulali and Said Damir and MC Simply Rob. Hearst Plaza at Lincoln Plaza (65th Street and Amsterdam Avenue); 12 p.m.

Arts and crafts for children with performances by a clown and magician. 46th Street between Queens Boulevard and Greenpoint Avenue, Queens; 1 p.m.

Carolina Chocolate Drops, Buckwheat Zydeco and Abigail Washburn (Southern/zydeco). Rumsey Playfield in Central Park (enter at East 72nd Street); 3 p.m.

29th annual Roots of American Music Festival. Damrosch Park Bandshell (62nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue); 5 p.m.

"Richard III," by William Shakespeare. Riverside Park, north patio of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (West 89th Street and Riverside Drive); 6:30 p.m.

Los Hermanos Cintron (flamenco). Tennis courts at Riverside Park (Hudson River and 97th Street); 7 p.m.

Kulu Mele African Dance and Drum Ensemble and MBDance. Marcus Garvey Park (Madison Avenue and East 120th Street); master class at 7 p.m., performance at 8.

Aug. 12

29th annual Roots of American Music Festival. Damrosch Park Bandshell (62nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue); 12 p.m.

Harlem Meer Performance Festival. Central Park, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (near Harlem Meer just south of 110th Street); 2 p.m.

"La Casita." Teatro Pregones in the Bronx, 575 Walton Ave.; 3 p.m.

Fourth annual R&B Fest 2012 with Eric Benet and more. Rumsey Playfield in Central Park (enter at East 72nd Street); 4 p.m.

"Richard III," by William Shakespeare. Riverside Park, north patio of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (West 89th Street and Riverside Drive); 6:30 p.m.

David Berger Jazz Orchestra. Hudson River Park, Pier 84 (44th Street and the Hudson River); dance lesson at 6:30 p.m., music begins at 7.