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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, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

NYRR R-U-N 5K

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
R-U-N? We are! New to the NYRR summer schedule, R-U-N 5K is a unique, social-themed weekday run in Central Park, with pre-race activities starting at 5:30 p.m. and a race start time of…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug 6

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug 6

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!

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

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night Series - Salsa!

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
DJ Cocotaso spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more! This event features lessons and performances by Piel Canela Dance School. Don't miss it!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

Aug 6

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Sweathouse Workout

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This workout is split into three cardio sections that increase in intensity every 10 minutes for killer time efficient results and the chance to show off your sweat swagger.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic

at 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

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!

Aug 6

CANCELLED: 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!

Aug 6

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness

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 fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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