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Viewing 1–10 out of 88 events
from August 5, 2015 to October 17, 2015
in Dance (x) category

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Soca: Caribbean Dance Workout

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The class will start with a short warm up, basic moves traditionally done to Soca music, and will end with a short sequence of choreography. No partner or prior experience required.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

Orquesta SCC: Salsa con Conciencia (Salsa Music with Conscience)

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This 11 member big band group has made their mission to make salsa music that benefits society.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Dance/Movement Class: Dances for a Variable Population

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Dances for a Variable Population is a distinctive dance workshop program appropriate for older adults of all ages and abilities.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Seniors
Free!

Aug 6

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Bodies

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Have you ever been sore after a night of dancing? If so, you’re not alone! Dancing is one of the best ways to work out and Breezy Bodies offers just that! By providing an…
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Zumba

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the fun of working out to music!!!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 6

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night Series - Salsa!

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
DJ Cocotaso spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more! This event features lessons and performances by Piel Canela Dance School. Don't miss it!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

Aug 6

Barefoot Dancing: SalsaFest & Nelida Tirado

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Nelida Tirado shares a deep passion and talent for Spanish/Flamenco and Latin dance.
Category: Dance, Art
Free!

Aug 6

Zumba Under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Seaside Playground, Queens

7:30 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance, which combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Arts in the Gardens: Prey

at Gil Hodges Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Explore the themes of survival and re-invention in this episodic dance experience.
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Friday, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night Series - Swing!

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

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come swing in the park and help us celebrate one of the biggest Harlem swing dance events in Colonial Park (now named Jackie Robinson Park) with the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra.
Category: Concerts, Dance
Free!

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