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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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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Aug 16

Bryant Park Juggling

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bryant Park Knits

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Yarn and needles are provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Seniors
Free!

Aug 16

Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 16

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bryant Park Juggling

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment will be provided.
Category: Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make new friends and play some of the most exciting strategy board games at this social event.
Category: Games, Seniors
Free!

Aug 16

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Aug 16

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 16

Inwood Evening Yoga

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This yoga class is appropriate for all ages and abilities.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 16

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This class will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!
Category: Accessible, Education, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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