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Friday, June 5, 2015

Jun 5

Kids in Culture: Chess Class in the Park

at Washington Square Park, Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The Marshall Chess Club instructors are very experienced, including tournament level players, all anxious to introduce kids to "The Royal Game."
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 5

Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at St. Mary's Recreation Center

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

3:45 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Jun 5

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Instructional Shot Put

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

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jun 5

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

at Patterson Playground, Bronx

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Play wheelchair softball at Patterson Playground.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Jun 5

First Friday Music + Trolley

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for The Night Owls, an instrumental piano trio in the tradition of Vince Guaraldi (“Peanuts”), Ramsey Lewis (“The In Crowd”), and Horace Silver. From TV…
Category: Concerts

Jun 5

Free Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise whichimproves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Jun 5

Turn Up on the Runway: Pre-Teen / Teen Fashion Show

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
"Turn Up" categories such as Summer Fun, All White, and Hip-Hop will be featured in this event as we watch teens and pre-teens strut their designs on the runway.
Category: Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 5

Hudson Warehouse: Henry IV Part I

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This Shakespeare play depicts a span of history that begins with Hotspur's battle at Homildon late in 1402 and ends with the defeat of the rebels at Shrewsbury in the middle of 1403.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jun 5

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come to this 80s girl pop-themed roller disco party in the park!
Category: Dance

Must See
Event
Jun 5

Inwood Shakespeare Festival: Hamlet

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come experience Shakespeare live at the top of Manhattan with its beautiful Hudson River views.
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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