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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 June 24, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Aug 3

Central Park Tour: West Side Evening Stroll

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for a casual evening stroll from the southwest corner of Central Park to Tavern on the Green.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 3

Island Historical Tour South

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come learn more about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the Randall's Island into the beautiful park it is today!
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 3

Open Track Night

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This weekly event is an opportunity for adult runners and walkers of all abilities to utilize world-class Icahn Stadium!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Aug 3

Composting with Black Solider Fly Larvae

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Black solider fly larvae (BSFL) are non-pests that rapidly turn food scraps into a high protein feed. Learn about these voracious composting insects and how an outdoor BSFL bin can…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Aug 3

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 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

Aug 3

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

at North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 3

Barefoot Dancing

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Kick off your shoes and dance on the lush, green Van Cortlandt House Museum Lawn.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 3

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

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
Free!

Aug 3

Zumba under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance which combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 3

Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure'

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Duke of Vienna's puritanical deputy Angelo, tasked with cleaning up a city out of control, revives ancient laws regarding sex and marriage.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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