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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 5, 2015

Aug 5

Wednesday Night Tours: Bugs 'N' Blooms

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Explore the fascinating world of ladybugs, bees, dragonflies, and other insects who make Brooklyn Bridge Park their home.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug 5

Sunset Garden Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights on a summer, sunset evening. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug 5

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!

Aug 5

Bryant Park Reading Room: Terry Alford & 'Fortune's Fool'

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Terry Alford will discuss his nonfiction book Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug 5

Outdoor Cinema: Cold Conflicts: Swedish Short Films

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Dissensions can take many forms: a soon-to-be-divorced couple bickering; a brood of misfit animals squabbling; an all-female band debating the very definition of their feminism.
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 5

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!

Aug 5

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!

Aug 5

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!

Aug 5

NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the Duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 5

Soca: Caribbean Dance Workout

at Target Brooklyn Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The class will start with a short warm up, basic moves traditionally done to Soca music, and will end with a short sequence of choreography. No partner or prior experience required.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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