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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, August 17, 2016

Aug17

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug17

FLOW.16 Tour

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come meet the artists and hear more about their inspirations and challenges in creating these unique pieces of outdoor public art.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Aug17

Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make new friends and play some of the most exciting strategy board games at this social event.
Category: Games, Seniors
Free!

Aug17

GreenThumb Workshop: Power of Herbs

at Surfside Community Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Let us explore the ancient art of herbs for arthritis, asthma, diabetes, blood pressure, beauty care, and much more.
Category: Education, Nature, Food
Free!

Aug17

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!

Aug17

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!

Aug17

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!

Aug17

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!

Aug17

Wednesday Night Tour: Over and Back: How Ferries Built South Brooklyn

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This tour will chart the rise of New York’s ferry system in the 19th century and it’s influence on the development of Brooklyn Heights as a residential and commercial district.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront

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