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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, August 7, 2017

Aug 7

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug 7

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Marion Hopkinson Playground

at Marion Hopkinson Park (in Marion Hopkinson Playground), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

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Aug 7

Bryant Park Language Classes

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 7

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: All That Jazz

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
?“It’s showtime, folks!” Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider) is a workaholic Broadway director and choreographer. He is also a womanizer, a heavy drinker, a chain smoker and frequent pill popper.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Food
Free!

Aug 7

Drum Circle

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Bring your own hand drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teacher.
Free!

Aug 7

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

at Lawn Behind the Track and Field Area (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training…
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

Aug 7

West African Dance

at Pats 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. African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug 7

Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Aug 7

Postponed: Before the Flood Presented by Inwood Art Works Film Works Alfresco in Inwood Hill Park!

at Gaelic Field (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This event has been postponed until further notice.
Category: Film
Free!

Aug 7

Books Beneath the Bridge with Community Bookstore Park Slope: Jill Eisenstadt

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Jill Eisenstadt reads from "Swell", a darkly funny new novel about a New York family, a conversion of faith, and a haunted house in Rockaway.
Category: Talks, Waterfront
Free!

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