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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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Monday, July 11, 2016

Jul11

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul11

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: The Palm Beach Story

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Claudette Colbert and Joel McCrea play a husband and wife who look for a unique way to solve their monetary problems.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Jul11

Reel Harlem Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival 2016: Destination Planet Negro

at The Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In 1939 a group of African-American intellectuals come up with an ingenious and unlikely response to Jim Crow America, leave the planet and populate Mars.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Jul11

Swing Dancing

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of swing dance lessons with professionals!
Category: Dance
Free!

Jul11

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. You can also bring your own drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teachers.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul11

Metropolitan Opera Recital

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Met’s Summer Recital Series returns to Socrates for its fifth season, featuring talented young Met singers performing arias and duets from a variety of operas.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul11

Ballet Barre

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Based on ballet techniques and movements, this class will engage muscles in focused exercises for a complete body workout.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Jul12

Yoga Tuesdays

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Ease into your day with some healthy yoga exercises led by certified instructor Sarika Jain.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul12

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, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Jul12

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Enjoy free Tai Chi classes in the park. All ages and levels of experience are welcome.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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