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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 19, 2015

Aug19

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
Aug19

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!

Aug19

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!

Aug19

Wednesday Night Tours: Native Plant Identification

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come on a tour of the native plants within the designed landscapes of the park with Jenny Blackwell from Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug19

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!

Aug19

The Merchant’s Misfortune: The Merchant’s House Museum – A Tale of Survival

at Salmagundi Club, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Michael Devonshire, Director of Conservation at the firm Jan Hird Pokorny Associates, will present a detailed restoration history of the Merchant's House Museum.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Aug19

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
Aug19

Sunset Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Practice yoga with a variety of certified local yoga instructors while overlooking the beautiful Hudson River and basking in the glow of the setting sun.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug19

Outdoor Cinema: Alice / Czech Republic

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Now celebrating its 17th year, the festival features open-air cinema, music, dance, and food, held in the 5-acre waterfront park in Long Island City, Queens. Admission is free.
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug19

Outdoor Strength

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Local studio Brooklyn Strength designs a fitness program to meet and exceed your personal health and fitness goals!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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