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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 11, 2016

Aug 11

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
Free!

Aug 11

Basketball Clinics

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

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic basketball clinics for ages eight to 17.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug 11

Summer in the Square - Evening Fitness

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Classes are at 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. Please bring your own mat and towel.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 11

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 11

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 11

City Chicken Institute: Auto-Watering Systems

at Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn about several options for providing your chickens with fresh water year round and some simple ways to reduce your chores.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Aug 11

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 11

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 11

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!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Movies With a View: Selma

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

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Selma is a chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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