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For longtime New Yorkers, a season to get out and get going.


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  • Yoga classes continue at Carl Schurz Park and other spots around the city, thanks to the City Parks Foundation. Photo courtesy of City Parks Foundation




  • A fashion show during an intercultural festival shows how the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House celebrates diversity.




For longtime New Yorkers, a season to get out and get going.

celebrating culture

Intercultural Festival

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, 343 East 70th Street

July 23 through 27

lenoxhill.org

At the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, they're still finalizing plans for their fourth center-wide intercultural festival. Highlighting and celebrating the mix of cultures on display at the center, this year's showcase will include performances by members, volunteers and guest presenters. On tap: a Balinese dance demonstration, expo-style information tables and a panel discussion on cultural traditions. Attendance is free, although visitors must register as members (that's free and open to New York City residents) to participate.

Parks are the place

Tennis, yoga and walking

Free; online registration

Weekdays throughout city

CityParksFoundation.org

The spring season of free yoga, tennis and fitness walking instruction continues in city parks through June 15. The City Parks Foundation welcomes New Yorkers 60 and older to the CityParks Senior Fitness program, an initiative playing out in Carl Schurz Park (walking on Mondays and Fridays, yoga on Tuesdays and Thursday) and in Central Park (tennis on Friday afternoons). Check online for details on the program, which began in 2006 and has served more than 10,000 participants.





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