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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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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Jul 2

Hudson Warehouse: She Stoops to Conquer

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In this play by Oliver Goldsmith, wealthy countryman Mr. Hardcastle arranges for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a rich Londoner, hoping the pair will marry.
Category: Art, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Jul 2

Barefoot Dancing: Ling Tang Dance (Chinese)

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class combines traditional Indian folk and classical dance with Bhangra and contemporary movement like hip hop, jazz, Latin and belly dance.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Bryant Park Reading Room: Fiction Writing

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect. Facilitated by Hasie Sirisena.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Jul 2

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Cardio Blast

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Crunch presents Cardio Blast, a hot and sweaty dance party with some of today’s best hip-hop and popular music.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 2

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!

Jul 2

The Real Diamond

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy this amazing tribute to one of music greatest stars: Neil Diamond
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Jul 2

Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston returns in The Tempest, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jul 2

Movies in the Parks: Pee Wee's Big Adventure

at Ball Field #1 (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Please note: the location for this film has changed.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 3, 2015

Jul 3

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Mika

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
The 2015 Summer Concert Series returns for the seventh year in Central Park, home of the SummerStage, where music’s biggest names will perform live every Friday.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul 3

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art, High Bridge
Free!

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