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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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from August 2, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Aug18

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug18

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: AbDominator

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

11:30 a.m.12:00 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!

Aug18

Abs Workout

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Exercise workout focusing on abs, especially strength training your core
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug18

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug18

Bryant Park Reading Room: Doing the KIND Thing

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Daniel Lubetzky, Founder & CEO of KIND, discusses his book Do the Kind Thing: Think Boundlessly, Work Purposefully, Live Passionately.
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug18

Meditation and Hatha Yoga

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

1:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn how to influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug18

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Bryant Park Knitting Classes

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided. Call Knitty City at (212) 787-5896 to register, or take a chance and drop by.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Aug18

Chair Yoga

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to adapt traditional yoga poses while sitting or standing with the support of a chair.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

Aug18

Le Petit Art: Artist Trading Cards

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This summer, participants will create originals, small editions, and most importantly, self-produced works using various mediums.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

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