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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, July 13, 2016

Jul13

Sounds like Science

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Mad Science will teach you how sound is made. You'll really "rock out" with this supersonic audio experience!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Bryant Park Presents Accordions Around the World

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This is a weekly series featuring a total of over 75 accordionists, as well as bandoneon/bayan/concertina/harmonium players.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul13

Zumba

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Get fit in the park with free Zumba, an aerobic exercise program that blends Latin and African dance movements.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jul13

Family Capoeira

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Capoeira is a unique Brazilian art form that has evolved over centuries into an exciting combination of martial arts, dance, music, and acrobatics.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul13

The Awesome Oyster

at Pier 5 Playground (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
While investigating the oyster gardens, examine the various critters that live in the East River and the history of New York Harbor’s keystone species: the eastern oyster.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jul13

Garden Moves: African Dance

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Each session will feature an African dance-based workout.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul13

Garden Moves: Zumba

at Willis Avenue Community Garden, Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come out for free Zumba classes! No partner or prior experience required.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul13

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings back the ever popular Hatha yoga with Hollis, featuring beautiful sunsets over the Hudson River.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul13

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Basquiat

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Starting out as a street artist, living in Tompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, Jean-Michel Basquiat is "discovered" by Andy Warhol's art world and becomes a star.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Jul13

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark Painting on the Rooftop

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Participants will learn how to paint from observation, plus basics about materials, color mixing, and composition. You'll get to take home your painting!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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