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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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Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Fitness

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

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

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis

at 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 sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn the traditional drumming and dancing styles unique to West Africa and join us for this free class!
Category: Concerts, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 3

Dance Fitness Under the Trees

at First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come enjoy a healthy dance fitness session with Zayna Perkins of Core III (AFAA certified). Please bring water and a towel and wear sneakers.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug 3

Books Beneath The Bridge

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
WORD is delighted to be returning to the Books Beneath the Bridge reading series with two wonderful fantasy novelists. Naomi Novik and Peter V. Brett will be reading.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Fresh Air Fitness: Fit Walk on Hudson Pier

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
In Fit Walk, take a scenic walk along the Hudson River, led by staff from NYC Parks' Tony Dapolito Recreation Center.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 3

Baywatch Dance Fusion

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This dance fitness class is infused with a variety of dance styles including, hip hop, reggae dancehall, Salsa, African dance and more.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 3

Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series 2015: Annual Gospel Night - Ricky Dillard & The New G.

at Wingate Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy a performance by Grammy-Award nominated gospel group Ricky Dillard & The New G, featuring the Christian Cultural Center Choir.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 3

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 3

Movies Under the Stars: Dead Poets Society

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this film, English teacher John Keating inspires his students to discover their love for poetry and seize the day.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event

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