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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Central Park Tour: An Evening Stroll in Central Park

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn about the Central Park Zoo, the Arsenal, Balto, The Mall, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, and the lake along the way, on this tour designed for New York summer evenings.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 6

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic

at Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields), Bronx This is an Accessible location, Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Hudson Warehouse: Titus Andronicus

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work and traditionally was one of his least respected plays.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
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

Bryant Park Reading Room: Writers Workshop - Short Story 3.0

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 this writers workshop, guaranteed to improve and perfect.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug 6

Summer in the Square: Happy Hour Hatha Workout

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Creative flow sequences move you from one energizing asana to another, while linking each movement with your breath.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Shakespeare in Park presents The Merchant of Venice

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There will be a kids' program at 7:00 p.m. followed by a performance of The Merchant of Venice at 7:30 p.m.
Category: Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 6

Sunset Summer Concerts: The Rhythm Rascals

at Bloomingdale Park, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Rhythm Rascals are a jazz and swing band with four horn players and a rhythm section.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 6

Summer Sounds: York Summer College Reunion Band

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of Jazz music performed by the York College Summer Reunion Band.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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