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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 16, 2015

Jul16

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

at Bulova Park, Queens

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Spring has arrived and so has wheelchair softball!
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Jul16

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!

Jul16

Christopher Agostino's Storyfaces

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Original stories and folktales are presented in an inspiring fusion of visual and performing arts and illustrated on the faces of audience volunteers as they are told.
Category: Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Bryant Park Yoga

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Perfect your downward dog under the trees at our 12th season of outdoor yoga classes, presented by Athleta with media support from Flavorpill.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul16

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Miles in the Park

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 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: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul16

Composting With Lovely Red Worms

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Did you know that red worms have five pairs of hearts? Come to this workshop to learn more about this unique species and all about indoor vermicomposting (composting with worms).
Category: Education

Jul16

Syfy Movies with a View: Sharknado 2

at Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a Sharknado on the population and its most cherished, iconic sites.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Jul16

Lecture: Change, Continuity, and Civic Ambition: Cultural Landscapes, Design, and Historic Preservation

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their…
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul16

Summer in the Square: House Grooves Workout

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn easy-to-follow routines that combine aerobic dance, jazz, house, and hip-hop moves.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul16

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!

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