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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 8, 2015

Jul 8

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!

Jul 8

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
Jul 8

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!

Jul 8

Bryant Park Reading Room: Harold Holzer & "Lincoln and the Power of the Press"

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Harold Holzer discusses his nonfiction book Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion. Produced in partnership with the New York Historical Society.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Jul 8

Kukuwa: African 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!

Jul 8

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!

Jul 8

Outdoor Cinema: Live-In Maid / Argentina

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Watch an Argentine class comedy that crosses cultures outdoors at Socrates Sculpture Park.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Edward Scissorhands

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Seating will open at 6:30, and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 8

The Tempest by William Shakespeare

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents The Tempest, by William Shakespeare at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park.
Category: Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jul 8

FrogWatch

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
We need volunteers to assist monthly with observing, monitoring, and collecting data on our local amphibian populations.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event

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