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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, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Bryant Park August Ping Pong Tournament

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments.
Category: Games
Free!

Aug 5

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Jack & the Beanstalk

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Jack is looking for adventure, but what he gets is more than he bargained for. Please bring a blanket or a low chair.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Pump

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 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!

Aug 5

Nature in a Nutshell

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:15 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a short, sunset stroll in the gardens and really get to know some of our resident flora and fauna.
Category: Education, Nature

Aug 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Painting Workshop

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Back by popular demand, join artist Amy Digi for an rooftop painting workshop, hosted in partnership with the Art Students League’s Seeds of the League program!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug 5

Wednesday Night Tours: Bugs 'N' Blooms

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Explore the fascinating world of ladybugs, bees, dragonflies, and other insects who make Brooklyn Bridge Park their home.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug 5

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

Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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