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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

Kayaking

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
Free!

Aug 4

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
Free!

Aug 4

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
Free!

Aug 4

Summer Sounds: British Dependency

at Hunter's Point South Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Hailing from the British Isle of Anguilla, British Dependency brings Root, Heart and Soul to Raggae music by fusing various genres with their three piece ensemble, drum, guitar and…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 4

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
Free!

Aug 4

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
Free!

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Aug 4

Movies With a View: American Graffiti

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

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 4

Jazz at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Socrates and The Jazz Foundation of America have teamed up to present a dynamic debut series of jazz in the park, featuring an eclectic range of live music by Queens-based musicians.
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 4

Barefoot Dancing: SalsaFest and Nelida Tirado

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Nelida Tirado has been recognized around the globe for her intense grace and powerful style. As one of the most dynamic dancers, she shares a deep passion and talent for Spanish/Flamenco and Latin dance.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug 4

Composting by Candlelight Workshop

at Umbrella House Green Roof, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn how to reduce your waste footprint, embrace your love of worms, and maybe meet someone to help you build the compost bin of your dreams on the green roof!
Category: Education
Free!

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