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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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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Aug23

Stargazing at the High Line

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Aug23

Zumba in the Park

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Zumba is the perfect way to have fun while working out! Zumba classes on Randall's Island combine uplifting music, dancing, and energy with beautiful views and fresh air outdoors.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Inwood Evening Yoga

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This yoga class is appropriate for all ages and abilities.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 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, Sports

Aug23

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This class will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!
Category: Accessible, Education, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Pilates with the Fitness Guru

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you how to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Bryant Park Poetry Featuring Cave Canem

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp. for an evening of poetry, featuring Jacqueline Jones LaMon, Evie Schockley, Janice Lowe, and Purvi Shah.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug23

NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Nature Walk: Creatures of the Night–An Ultrasonic Adventure

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
How do animals find each other in the dark? Take an evening walk with naturalist Paul Keim to learn how bats, frogs, crickets, and katydids use sound for location and communication.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug23

NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park

at Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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