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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 22, 2015

Jul22

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

Jul22

Wednesday Night Tours: Native Plants and Coastal Resilience

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This tour will explore the native plant diversity of Brooklyn Bridge Park and highlight how coastal vegetation provides resilience to storm events and climate change.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jul22

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

Jul22

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!

Jul22

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
Jul22

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!

Jul22

Outdoor Cinema: Iron Crows / Bangladesh

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Remarkably beautiful cinematography affords indelible insights into how some of the most exploited people on earth retain their courage, decency and fortitude.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Jul22

NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the Duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul22

Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice”

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Shakespeare's darkest comedy explores bigotry, justice, and the limitations of the law. The young Venetian gentleman Bassanio has squandered all his money, but he needs 3,000…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Seniors, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jul22

Outdoor Music: Alan Hampton

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Each Sunset Wednesday, New York City musicians capture the vibrant colors of summer in performances that feature jazz, popular music, show tunes and original songs.
Category: Concerts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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