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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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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jul29

Nature in a Nutshell

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:15 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a short, sunset stroll in the gardens and really get to know some of our resident flora and fauna.
Category: Education, Nature

Jul29

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul29

Family Capoeira

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Build strength, flexibility, stamina, overall fitness and confidence by learning the unique Brazilian art form known as Capoeira!
Category: Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Wednesday Night Tours: New York Harbor Ferries, Past & Present

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn how New Yorkers got around before the bridges and tunnels, and how ferries are still an important and growing part of our transportation infrastructure.
Category: History, Tours

Jul29

Sunset Garden Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights on a summer, sunset evening. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jul29

Sunset Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Practice yoga with a variety of certified local yoga instructors while overlooking the beautiful Hudson River and basking in the glow of the setting sun.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul29

Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor”

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Shakespeare's farce about courtship, jealousy, and friendship features one of the most beloved comedic characters of all time. Sir John Falstaff, banished to Windsor and running…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Seniors, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul29

Zumba: Latin Dance Workout

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Each session will feature a dance-based workout. No partner or prior experience required.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul29

Bryant Park Reading Room: Charles Kaiser & "The Cost of Courage"

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Charles Kaiser discusses his nonfiction book The Cost of Courage.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Jul29

Dancing Under the Stars

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
First 45 minutes is a free dance lesson followed by 45 minutes to use your new skills in open dance. July 29th will include a live band.
Category: Dance
Free!

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