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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 16, 2016

Aug16

Arts, Culture & Fun Dance Away the Night Series: Tango Nights!

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spend Tuesday evenings in August experiencing the not-to-be-missed Taste of Tango! Make friends or dance with a new partner while enjoying tango music.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug16

Nantucket Lightship Lecture: The Graves of Arthur Kill

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join guest speakers for free public lectures aboard the Nantucket Lightship, a historic floating lighthouse docked at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Category: History, Waterfront
Free!

Aug16

Double Dutch at Jackie Robinson Park

at The Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Historic Harlem Parks and Double Dutch Empire for a free session of double dutch!
Category: Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Family Music with Coyote Pups

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

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
In this highly entertaining and educational class, music is used as a vehicle for kids to learn about the world around them.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

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!

Aug16

Yoga in the Park

at Near the Sunken Meadow Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring your yoga mat and come tone your muscles while finding your inner peace.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug16

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!

Aug16

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

Aug16

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!

Aug16

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!

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