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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 19, 2015

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!

Aug19

Bryant Park Reading Room: Eric Burns & "1920: The Year that Made the Decade Roar"

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Eric Burns discusses his nonfiction book 1920: The Year that Made the Decade Roar.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Aug19

Double Dutch

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Learn to double dutch in a block party enviornment with experienced Brooklyn-based Double Dutch Empire instructors. Open to all abilities and recommended for ages 15 and up.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug19

Sunset Pilates

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Invigorate your muscles during a Pilates class with Body in Balance studio.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug19

Inwood Lecture Series: Bringing Up the Bodies

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bringing Up the Bodies. A talk on the hidden cemeteries of Inwood.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Mad Hot Ballroom

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Don't miss this special screening, with Commissioner Cynthia Lopez, Commissioner Mitchell Silver, FAICP, and a dance performance by the Mad Hot Ballroom cast members!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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