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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

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

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Aug 6

Garden Crew Training Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove. As part of the Garden Crew you will help redesign and plant…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 6

Summer in the Square: Boot Camp with Zach Schares

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

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for a cardio strength and conditioning class courtesy of New York Health and Racquet Club.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Zumba

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the fun of working out to music!!!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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!

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