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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 October 16, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Aug 2

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan, West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Film, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Theater, Food, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join these morning classes provided by the Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Master Hyland Harris.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 2

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.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 2

Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program

at Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided fitness walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately 2 miles). For adults only.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Children 5 years old and younger learn soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment to build self-confidence and to develop teamwork.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug 2

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Artists will be creating a mixed media art using construction paper, magazine cutouts, cloth, string, acrylic paint, and glue.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug 2

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 2

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

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