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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, July 28, 2016


Summer in the Square: Evening Performance

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join Union Square Partnership to enjoy a rotating selection of performances and dance classes led by the Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, or musical performances by Third Street Music School.
Category: Dance



at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing


2016 Wheelchair Sports Federation Softball Clinics

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The sport is very similar to traditional softball, but played by athletes using wheelchairs, with some differences in the rules.
Category: Accessible, Sports


Yoga in Hudson Park

at Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join our yogi for fun and challenging yoga classes outdoors near the fountains.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Track Bayard Street and Union Avenue Entrance (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
When you go exercise in the park, borrow a pair of re-usable work gloves from Good.Clean.Fun to pick up some of the trash you may encounter along the way.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Bryant Park Yoga

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bryant Park Yoga is returning for its 13th season! Stop by the park and join a Tuesday morning or Thursday evening class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Movies With a View: It Happened One Night

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

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies


Beginner Chess Social

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids

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Shakespeare in the Park: Julius Ceasar

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Shakespeare’s sensational political thriller explores the tension between private loyalties and the public good, and unflinchingly questions the price of freedom.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks


Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, History, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

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