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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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from August 28, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Aug30

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!

Aug30

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

Aug30

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!

Aug30

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!

Aug30

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!

Aug30

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!

Aug30

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!

Aug30

Bryant Park Poetry Featuring Four Way Books

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 Maya Pindyck, Daniel Tobin, Cynthia Cruz, and R. D. Betts.
Free!

Aug30

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!

Aug30

Jacob Javits Playground Design Presentation and Public Input Meeting

at Cornerstone Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come discuss the plan for Jacob Javits Playground!
Category: Accessible
Free!

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