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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 May 30, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Aug19

Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Dr. Ruth Westheimer

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Dr. Ruth Westheimer, America’s most loved therapist, will discuss her book The Doctor is In: Dr. Ruth on Love, Life, and Joie de Vivre and give tips on living life to its fullest.
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug19

Recycle-To-Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Body Sculpt

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

4:00 p.m.5:00 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

Shape Up NYC: Glutes in Gear: Cardio & Toning

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Focus on your lower half in this belly-busting, booty shaping, two part class.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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

Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and…
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug19

Bryant Park Mixed Doubles Ping Pong Tournament

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for the park's inaugural season of monthly mixed doubles ping pong tournaments, and prove that table tennis truly appeals to all.
Category: Games
Free!

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
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

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!

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