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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 4, 2016

Aug 4

A.M. Stretch

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This class will help build range of motion from head to toe, correct posture, and help students understand the difference between pain and a stretch.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 4

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

Aug 4

Kids In Motion Festival

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a day filled with fun games, arts and crafts, group exercises, dance, and other great activities! Open to children, youth, and families.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Aug 4

Dance-A-Thon

at Laurelton West Playground (in Laurelton Parkway), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for dancing fun! Dance your heart out as we play your favorite songs and summer hits. Free for all ages!
Category: Dance, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Bryant Park Juggling

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz

at West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Grab your lunch for special lunchtime performances by The New School for Jazz. Let these incredible artists provide the soundtrack for your meal while enjoying the park's beauty.
Category: Concerts
Free!

Aug 4

Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Field, Staten Island

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Corporal Thompson Field on Thursdays from 12:00pm-2:00pm to play Flag Football. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Category: Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Aug 4

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 4

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park Stage (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows. Hosted by LiteFM DJs.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

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