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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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Monday, July 13, 2015

Jul13

GreenThumb Workshop: Healthy Soils

at Eagles Slope (in ), Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We will cover soil health basics, including different ways of checking to see how your soil is doing.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jul13

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn the traditional drumming and dancing styles unique to West Africa and join us for this free class!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul13

Fresh Air Fitness: Fit Walk on Hudson Pier

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
In Fit Walk, take a scenic walk along the Hudson River, led by staff from NYC Parks' Tony Dapolito Recreation Center.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul13

Free Outdoor Movie: Musical Chairs

at Mathews-Palmer Playground (in Matthews - Palmer Playground), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join us under the Hell's Kitchen stars for an evening of music, dance and a free outdoor screening of Susan Seidelman's award-winning Musical Chairs.
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Jul13

Outdoor Movie Night: Back to the Future II

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Dr. Brown whisks Marty McFly into the future to 2015.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Jul14

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Boot Camp

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

7:00 a.m.8:00 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!

Jul14

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art, High Bridge
Free!

Jul14

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jul14

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Free classes for all ages and experience levels, provided by the CK Tai Chi Chuan Center.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jul14

Tai Chi for Beginners

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Learn basic movements and Tai Chi moves that will improve your balance.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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