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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 11, 2015

Aug11

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Jump into Summer

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

11:00 a.m.11:30 a.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!

Aug11

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug11

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: AbDominator

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

11:30 a.m.12:00 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!

Aug11

Abs Workout

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Exercise workout focusing on abs, especially strength training your core
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug11

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (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. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug11

Museum of the City of New York + NYC Parks Present: Free Family Programs!

at Cherry Tree Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Museum of the City of New York and NYC Parks for NYC history and art activities!
Category: Art, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Bryant Park Reading Room: Book Club Discussion on Frankenstein

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a book club discussion on Frankenstein by Mary Shelley facilitated by Robert Repino, author of Morte.
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug11

Meditation and Hatha Yoga

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

1:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn how to influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug11

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Bryant Park Knitting Classes

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided. Call Knitty City at (212) 787-5896 to register, or take a chance and drop by.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

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