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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 29, 2015

Jul29

Family Capoeira

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Build strength, flexibility, stamina, overall fitness and confidence by learning the unique Brazilian art form known as Capoeira!
Category: Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Wednesday Night Tours: New York Harbor Ferries, Past & Present

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn how New Yorkers got around before the bridges and tunnels, and how ferries are still an important and growing part of our transportation infrastructure.
Category: History, Tours

Jul29

Sunset Garden Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights on a summer, sunset evening. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jul29

Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor”

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Shakespeare's farce about courtship, jealousy, and friendship features one of the most beloved comedic characters of all time. Sir John Falstaff, banished to Windsor and running…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Seniors, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul29

Zumba: Latin Dance Workout

at Target Brooklyn Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Each session will feature a dance-based workout. No partner or prior experience required.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul29

Bryant Park Reading Room: Charles Kaiser & "The Cost of Courage"

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Charles Kaiser discusses his nonfiction book The Cost of Courage.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Jul29

Dancing Under the Stars

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
First 45 minutes is a free dance lesson followed by 45 minutes to use your new skills in open dance. July 29th will include a live band.
Category: Dance
Free!

Jul29

Outdoor Cinema: Kings of the Wind & Electric Queens

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park are pleased to announce the 2015 programming for the park’s Outdoor Cinema film festival—eight weeks of international movies shown under the stars.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Jul29

Inwood Shakespeare Festival: Henry IV

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Inwood Shakespeare Festival was conceived and developed by Ted Minos as a way to bring free professional theatre and music to the Northern Manhattan…
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jul29

Double Dutch

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Learn to double dutch in a block party enviornment with experienced Brooklyn-based Double Dutch Empire instructors. Open to all abilities and recommended for ages 15 and up.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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