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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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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Sweathouse Workout

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This workout is split into three cardio sections that increase in intensity every 10 minutes for killer time efficient results and the chance to show off your sweat swagger.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Central Park Tour: An Evening Stroll in Central Park

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn about the Central Park Zoo, the Arsenal, Balto, The Mall, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, and the lake along the way, on this tour designed for New York summer evenings.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 6

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night Series - Salsa!

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.
DJ Cocotaso spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more! This event features lessons and performances by Piel Canela Dance School. Don't miss it!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

Aug 6

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Instructional Basketball Clinic

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Fitness

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Hudson Warehouse: Titus Andronicus

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work and traditionally was one of his least respected plays.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 6

Barefoot Dancing: SalsaFest & Nelida Tirado

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Nelida Tirado shares a deep passion and talent for Spanish/Flamenco and Latin dance.
Category: Dance, Art
Free!

Aug 6

Summer in the Square: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Screening

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Come along on a sweet journey with a special screening of the 1971 classic "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 6

Bryant Park Reading Room: Writers Workshop - Short Story 3.0

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay at this writers workshop, guaranteed to improve and perfect.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug 6

Summer in the Square: Happy Hour Hatha Workout

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Creative flow sequences move you from one energizing asana to another, while linking each movement with your breath.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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