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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 15, 2015

Jul15

Bryant Park Reading Room: Novel Novelists Hosted by Julia Fierro

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jul15

Weekday Weed Warriors

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Wage a war on weeds and provide an army of support for your local nature center!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul15

Recycle-To-Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul15

Training 7/15

at 210 East 7th Street New York, NY 10009

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Jul15

NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling

at James Weldon Johnson Playground, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Families! Kids! Join us for fun filled sessions of art and story telling this summer.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul15

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Body Sculpt

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

4:00 p.m.5:00 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!

Jul15

Zumba

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

5:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.
This Zumba exercise workout blends Latin and African dance movement.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul15

Shape Up NYC: Glutes in Gear: Cardio & Toning

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Focus on your lower half in this belly-busting, booty shaping, two part class.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jul15

Shrek The Musical

at Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy this tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life changing journey alongside a wise cracking donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul15

Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and…
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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