Yoga [Yoga Vida]
Jul
19
7:00 AM07:00

Yoga [Yoga Vida]

Join Yoga Vida for 7 AM Vinyasa Flow Yoga. This open-level class is structured to be simple enough for beginning students, but includes variations to challenge all levels and abilities.

Meet on Union Square’s South Plaza (near 14th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins. 

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT/TOWEL. LIMITED NUMBER OF MATS WILL BE GIVEN OUT EVERY WEEK. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. 

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Cardio: Dance [Cardio Sweat Party]
Jul
19
8:00 AM08:00

Cardio: Dance [Cardio Sweat Party]

Come ready to sweat, leave feeling empowered. Cardio Sweat Party, led by instructor Michele Gordon, combines kickboxing, dance, and athletic drills with energizing music to challenge your whole body. The workout is a combination of 3 groups of choreography with strength and power drills in between them all. Recognized as one of NYC’s best classes, this program is truly a workout party.

Meet us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins. 

PLEASE WEAR SNEAKERS. 

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Tai Chi
Jul
19
9:00 AM09:00

Tai Chi

Join the 14th Street Y for Tai Chi - an art that promotes balance, strength, grace, and flexibility, and promotes a meditative mood with its “dance of quiet motion." 

Meet us on Union Square Park's George Washington Lawn (enter from 15th Street). 

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Children's Activities Pavilion
Jul
19
9:00 AM09:00

Children's Activities Pavilion

Open every Thursday from 9 AM to 6 PM, the Children's Pavilion is a place where kids and their caregivers can come to read, learn and play. Featuring over 200 books courtesy of Simon & Schuster, crafts, games and activities, it's a great spot to spend some quality time together in Union Square Park. Join us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Yoga Storytime [Karma Kids Yoga]
Jul
19
10:30 AM10:30

Yoga Storytime [Karma Kids Yoga]

Storytime comes alive with songs, movement and yoga poses. Karma Kids Yoga invites babies to 6- year-olds (and their grownups) to help lift stories off the page as they read and play yoga together. Build literacy skills and healthy bodies in this action-packed class. Join us on Union Square Park's George Washington Lawn (entrance at the 15th Street Transverse).

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT/TOWEL.

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Story Pirates
Jul
19
11:00 AM11:00

Story Pirates

Join the incredible cast of the Off-Broadway hit show Story Pirates for one of our funniest performances of the summer. By using ideas from children in the audience, the Story Pirates show children how amazing their ideas really are! 

Join us at the Main Stage on Union Square Park's South Plaza (near 14th Street). 

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Lunchtime Jazz [The New School Jazz Trio]
Jul
19
12:00 PM12:00

Lunchtime Jazz [The New School Jazz Trio]

Come down to Union Square Park for lunch and let the students from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music provide the soundtrack to your afternoon. Join us in Union Square Park's West Side Seating Area (near 16th Street). Bistro tables and seating are provided for your enjoyment by the Union Square Partnership. 

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Storytime
Jul
19
2:30 PM14:30

Storytime

Join the 14th Street Y and PJ Library for an interactive storytime every week. Whether accompanied by puppets, singers, or more fun interactions, learn something new every week with the incredible educators at 14th Street Y. Join us in the Children's Pavilion on Union Square Park's South Plaza (near 14th Street). 

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PopFit Kids
Jul
19
3:00 PM15:00

PopFit Kids

Kids engage in fun-plus-fitness with these high-energy circuit activities, agility drills, partner games, dynamic movements, and more while learning the benefit of the Fit Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Endurance, and Balance.

Join us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Super Soccer Stars
Jul
19
4:00 PM16:00

Super Soccer Stars

It’s the year of the World Cup in Russia, and we are celebrating in soccer style with World Cup-themed soccer curricula with Super Soccer Stars. Kids ages 2-14 will learn how to play soccer through a series of drills with esteemed and excited coaches.

Meet on Union Square's North Plaza (near 17th Street). Sneakers are recommended!

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Dueling Performances [Backtrack Vocals A Cappella]
Jul
19
5:00 PM17:00

Dueling Performances [Backtrack Vocals A Cappella]

Artists at the top of their trade will perform their best work to determine who is the ultimate champion. The judge? YOU. Each week experience a different performance and decide who the dueling performance champion is. This week, join us for an a-ca-thrilling battle with Backtrack Vocals A Cappella. Watch the dueling performance on Union Square’s South Plaza Main Stage (near 14th Street).

More About Backtrack Vocals
Backtrack is an award-winning, five-person a cappella group based in New York City that explores the power of the human voice through unique vocal arrangements, tight harmonies and world-class beatboxing. The group pushes the limits of a cappella, creating impressive covers of past and present pop music, writing inspiring original compositions and daring to take on unexpected genres such as classical and electronic music.

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Dance Cardio: Dance HIIT [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Jul
19
5:30 PM17:30

Dance Cardio: Dance HIIT [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Ebony Fowler for Dance HIIT - a New York Heath & Racquet Club exclusive that blends the power of dance with the strength of interval training. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

SNEAKERS RECOMMENDED. 

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Cardio HIIT: Dance HIIT [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Jul
19
6:30 PM18:30

Cardio HIIT: Dance HIIT [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Bryan Davis for Dance HIIT - a New York Heath & Racquet Club exclusive that blends the power of dance with the strength of interval training. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

SNEAKERS RECOMMENDED. 

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Sunset Vinyasa Yoga [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Jul
19
7:30 PM19:30

Sunset Vinyasa Yoga [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Dennis Teston for Vinyasa Yoga - yoga with an emphasis on breathing with movement, strength and form. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

25 YOGA MATS WILL BE AVAILABLE - FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.
BRING YOUR OWN WATER AND TOWEL. 

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Yoga [Yoga Vida]
Jul
26
7:00 AM07:00

Yoga [Yoga Vida]

Join Yoga Vida for 7 AM Vinyasa Flow Yoga. This open-level class is structured to be simple enough for beginning students, but includes variations to challenge all levels and abilities.

Meet on Union Square’s South Plaza (near 14th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins. 

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT/TOWEL. LIMITED NUMBER OF MATS WILL BE GIVEN OUT EVERY WEEK. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. 

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Cardio: HIIT [30/60/90]
Jul
26
8:00 AM08:00

Cardio: HIIT [30/60/90]

Created by Kristi Molinaro, 306090 is the original interval training class, HIIT at its finest. A fast paced, efficient 38 minutes of high impact, rhythmic choreography coupled with strength training in a fun, constantly changing format.

Meet us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins. 

PLEASE WEAR SNEAKERS. 

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Children's Activities Pavilion
Jul
26
9:00 AM09:00

Children's Activities Pavilion

Open every Thursday from 9 AM to 6 PM, the Children's Pavilion is a place where kids and their caregivers can come to read, learn and play. Featuring over 200 books courtesy of Simon & Schuster, crafts, games and activities, it's a great spot to spend some quality time together in Union Square Park. Join us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Tai Chi
Jul
26
9:00 AM09:00

Tai Chi

Join the 14th Street Y for Tai Chi - an art that promotes balance, strength, grace, and flexibility, and promotes a meditative mood with its “dance of quiet motion." 

Meet us on Union Square Park's George Washington Lawn (enter from 15th Street). 

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Yoga Storytime [Karma Kids Yoga]
Jul
26
10:30 AM10:30

Yoga Storytime [Karma Kids Yoga]

Storytime comes alive with songs, movement and yoga poses. Karma Kids Yoga invites babies to 6- year-olds (and their grownups) to help lift stories off the page as they read and play yoga together. Build literacy skills and healthy bodies in this action-packed class. Join us on Union Square Park's George Washington Lawn (entrance at the 15th Street Transverse).

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT/TOWEL.

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Soul Science Lab
Jul
26
11:00 AM11:00

Soul Science Lab

Join Soul Science Lab for their first Summer in the Square performance getting kids excited about world travels and cultural exploration with songs fusing hip-hop, jazz, funk, soul and afrobeat rhythms. 

Join us at the Main Stage on Union Square Park's South Plaza (near 14th Street). 

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Lunchtime Jazz [The New School Jazz Trio]
Jul
26
12:00 PM12:00

Lunchtime Jazz [The New School Jazz Trio]

Come down to Union Square Park for lunch and let the students from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music provide the soundtrack to your afternoon. Join us in Union Square Park's West Side Seating Area (near 16th Street). Bistro tables and seating are provided for your enjoyment by the Union Square Partnership. 

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Storytime
Jul
26
2:30 PM14:30

Storytime

Join the 14th Street Y and PJ Library for an interactive storytime every week. Whether accompanied by puppets, singers, or more fun interactions, learn something new every week with the incredible educators at 14th Street Y. Join us in the Children's Pavilion on Union Square Park's South Plaza (near 14th Street). 

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PopFit Kids
Jul
26
3:00 PM15:00

PopFit Kids

Kids engage in fun-plus-fitness with these high-energy circuit activities, agility drills, partner games, dynamic movements, and more while learning the benefit of the Fit Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Endurance, and Balance.

Join us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Super Soccer Stars
Jul
26
4:00 PM16:00

Super Soccer Stars

It’s the year of the World Cup in Russia, and we are celebrating in soccer style with World Cup-themed soccer curricula with Super Soccer Stars. Kids ages 2-14 will learn how to play soccer through a series of drills with esteemed and excited coaches.

Meet on Union Square's North Plaza (near 17th Street). Sneakers are recommended!

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Dueling Performances [Gibney Dance Company]
Jul
26
5:00 PM17:00

Dueling Performances [Gibney Dance Company]

Artists at the top of their trade will perform their best work to determine who is the ultimate champion. The judge? YOU. Each week experience a different performance and decide who the dueling performance champion is. This week, Gibney Dance Company brings Dance Mobile to Union Square Park - dueling style! Located downtown with a studio in Union Square, join Gibney Dance Company's stunning professional artists for an afternoon of dynamic contemporary dance. Dancers Nigel Campbell, Julia Discenza, Zultari Gomez, Amy Miller, and Will Noling will perform "One Thousand Million Seconds," choreographed by Bryan Arias with costumes designed by Marion Talan. Watch the dueling performance on Union Square’s South Plaza Main Stage (near 14th Street).

More About Gibney Dance Company
Utilizing both the strength of rigorous physicality and the tenderness of intimate gestures, this full-time company of dancers is constantly reimagining the impact that dance and movement can have in today’s society —in the studio, on stage, and in the community.

Learn more about Gibney's, Centers, resident Company and Community Action programs at GibneyDance.org.   

 

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Cardio HIIT: Insanity [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Jul
26
6:30 PM18:30

Cardio HIIT: Insanity [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Sarah Elizondo for Insanity®. The program uses MAX Interval Training, which replaces traditional moderate-intensity exercises and trades short intervals of intensity for short periods of rest. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

SNEAKERS RECOMMENDED.

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Sunset Vinyasa Yoga [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Jul
26
7:30 PM19:30

Sunset Vinyasa Yoga [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Dennis Teston for Vinyasa Yoga - yoga with an emphasis on breathing with movement, strength and form. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

25 YOGA MATS WILL BE AVAILABLE - FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.
BRING YOUR OWN WATER AND TOWEL. 

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Cardio: Dance [Fun with Fit]
Aug
2
8:00 AM08:00

Cardio: Dance [Fun with Fit]

“Fun With Fit” is a fun, high-intensity dance class. Certified instructor Ebonny Fowler fuses strength training, cardio, plyometrics, and core work with sexy and hard core dance moves. The easy-to-follow choreography is set to pop, hip-hop, and international music. Participants will feel their hearts race, pores sweat, and muscles flex while enjoying a super fun workout!

Meet us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins. 

PLEASE WEAR SNEAKERS. 

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Tai Chi
Aug
2
9:00 AM09:00

Tai Chi

Join the 14th Street Y for Tai Chi - an art that promotes balance, strength, grace, and flexibility, and promotes a meditative mood with its “dance of quiet motion." 

Meet us on Union Square Park's George Washington Lawn (enter from 15th Street). 

View Event →
Children's Activities Pavilion
Aug
2
9:00 AM09:00

Children's Activities Pavilion

Open every Thursday from 9 AM to 6 PM, the Children's Pavilion is a place where kids and their caregivers can come to read, learn and play. Featuring over 200 books courtesy of Simon & Schuster, crafts, games and activities, it's a great spot to spend some quality time together in Union Square Park. Join us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street).

View Event →
Yoga Storytime [Karma Kids Yoga]
Aug
2
10:30 AM10:30

Yoga Storytime [Karma Kids Yoga]

Storytime comes alive with songs, movement and yoga poses. Karma Kids Yoga invites babies to 6- year-olds (and their grownups) to help lift stories off the page as they read and play yoga together. Build literacy skills and healthy bodies in this action-packed class. Join us on Union Square Park's George Washington Lawn (entrance at the 15th Street Transverse).

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT/TOWEL.

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Lunchtime Jazz [The New School Jazz Trio]
Aug
2
12:00 PM12:00

Lunchtime Jazz [The New School Jazz Trio]

Come down to Union Square Park for lunch and let the students from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music provide the soundtrack to your afternoon. Join us in Union Square Park's West Side Seating Area (near 16th Street). Bistro tables and seating are provided for your enjoyment by the Union Square Partnership. 

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Storytime
Aug
2
2:30 PM14:30

Storytime

Join the 14th Street Y and PJ Library for an interactive storytime every week. Whether accompanied by puppets, singers, or more fun interactions, learn something new every week with the incredible educators at 14th Street Y. Join us in the Children's Pavilion on Union Square Park's South Plaza (near 14th Street). 

View Event →
PopFit Kids
Aug
2
3:00 PM15:00

PopFit Kids

Kids engage in fun-plus-fitness with these high-energy circuit activities, agility drills, partner games, dynamic movements, and more while learning the benefit of the Fit Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Endurance, and Balance.

Join us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Super Soccer Stars
Aug
2
4:00 PM16:00

Super Soccer Stars

It’s the year of the World Cup in Russia, and we are celebrating in soccer style with World Cup-themed soccer curricula with Super Soccer Stars. Kids ages 2-14 will learn how to play soccer through a series of drills with esteemed and excited coaches.

Meet on Union Square's North Plaza (near 17th Street). Sneakers are recommended!

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Dueling Performances [Brooklyn Express Drumline]
Aug
2
5:00 PM17:00

Dueling Performances [Brooklyn Express Drumline]

Artists at the top of their trade will perform their best work to determine who is the ultimate champion. The judge? YOU. Each week experience a different performance and decide who the dueling performance champion is. This week, the Brooklyn Express Drumline - comprised of youth and young adults ages 15 and up - will battle it out on the main stage. Watch the dueling performance on Union Square’s South Plaza Main Stage (near 14th Street).

More About Brooklyn Express Drumline
The Brooklyn Express Drumline is one of the premier percussion groups in New York City today! Comprised entirely of youth and young adults ages 15 and up, the group serves as an outlet that inspires, enhances creativity, fosters leadership, and develops a drive to succeed.

The Brooklyn Express Drumline is known throughout the city for their energetic showmanship, sharp choreography, and powerful rhythms taking on over dozens of various shows each year in diversified cities, states, colleges, showcases, competitions, fundraisers, parties, commercials, celebrity events, charity holdings, parades, weddings, celebrations, events, venues and many other gatherings both big and small. The Brooklyn Express Drumline is definitely the appeal of entertainment at any event and they have their history to say that for them.

Learn more at beppa.org

 

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Cardio HIIT [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Aug
2
6:30 PM18:30

Cardio HIIT [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Erin Barry for HIIT - a powerful workout that pushes short bursts of high intensity exercise followed by short rests, excellent for fat burning and toning. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

SNEAKERS RECOMMENDED. 

 

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Movie Night [Ferris Bueller's Day Off]
Aug
2
6:30 PM18:30

Movie Night [Ferris Bueller's Day Off]

Throwback Thursday movie nights are back! This week, play hooky with Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Bring something to sit on and a picnic dinner for you and your crew to watch this week's feature film. The North Plaza opens at 6:30 PM for seating, and movies will begin at dusk. Please note: alcohol is not permitted in the park.

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Sunset Vinyasa Yoga [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Aug
2
7:30 PM19:30

Sunset Vinyasa Yoga [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Derric Harris for Vinyasa Yoga - yoga with an emphasis on breathing with movement, strength and form. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

25 YOGA MATS WILL BE AVAILABLE - FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.
BRING YOUR OWN WATER AND TOWEL. 

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Yoga [Just Like OM]
Aug
9
7:00 AM07:00

Yoga [Just Like OM]

Start your day with an energizing flow that invigorates mind and body. Focused on building strength and balance, it empowers you to reach for your highest potential and be open to new possibilities.

Join us on Union Square’s South Plaza (near 14th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins. 

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT/TOWEL. LIMITED NUMBER OF MATS WILL BE GIVEN OUT EVERY WEEK. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. 

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Cardio: Dance [City Fit Life]
Aug
9
8:00 AM08:00

Cardio: Dance [City Fit Life]

Dance, tone, and burn! Natalie and Sarah will be co-teaching a beat-based workout that will get the energy flowing and heart rate pumping all the while dancing it out to your favorite jams. The 60 minutes will include a handful of your favorite dances alongside toning those arms and burning those buns! Come join the City Fit Life girls for a sweat session that feels like one epic dance party!

Meet us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins. 

PLEASE WEAR SNEAKERS. 

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Tai Chi
Aug
9
9:00 AM09:00

Tai Chi

Join the 14th Street Y for Tai Chi - an art that promotes balance, strength, grace, and flexibility, and promotes a meditative mood with its “dance of quiet motion." 

Meet us on Union Square Park's George Washington Lawn (enter from 15th Street). 

View Event →
Children's Activities Pavilion
Aug
9
9:00 AM09:00

Children's Activities Pavilion

Open every Thursday from 9 AM to 6 PM, the Children's Pavilion is a place where kids and their caregivers can come to read, learn and play. Featuring over 200 books courtesy of Simon & Schuster, crafts, games and activities, it's a great spot to spend some quality time together in Union Square Park. Join us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street).

View Event →
Yoga Storytime [Karma Kids Yoga]
Aug
9
10:30 AM10:30

Yoga Storytime [Karma Kids Yoga]

Storytime comes alive with songs, movement and yoga poses. Karma Kids Yoga invites babies to 6- year-olds (and their grownups) to help lift stories off the page as they read and play yoga together. Build literacy skills and healthy bodies in this action-packed class. Join us on Union Square Park's George Washington Lawn (entrance at the 15th Street Transverse).

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT/TOWEL.

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Lunchtime Jazz [The New School Jazz Trio]
Aug
9
12:00 PM12:00

Lunchtime Jazz [The New School Jazz Trio]

Come down to Union Square Park for lunch and let the students from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music provide the soundtrack to your afternoon. Join us in Union Square Park's West Side Seating Area (near 16th Street). Bistro tables and seating are provided for your enjoyment by the Union Square Partnership. 

View Event →
Storytime
Aug
9
2:30 PM14:30

Storytime

Join the 14th Street Y and PJ Library for an interactive storytime every week. Whether accompanied by puppets, singers, or more fun interactions, learn something new every week with the incredible educators at 14th Street Y. Join us in the Children's Pavilion on Union Square Park's South Plaza (near 14th Street). 

View Event →
PopFit Kids
Aug
9
3:00 PM15:00

PopFit Kids

Kids engage in fun-plus-fitness with these high-energy circuit activities, agility drills, partner games, dynamic movements, and more while learning the benefit of the Fit Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Endurance, and Balance.

Join us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Super Soccer Stars
Aug
9
4:00 PM16:00

Super Soccer Stars

It’s the year of the World Cup in Russia, and we are celebrating in soccer style with World Cup-themed soccer curricula with Super Soccer Stars. Kids ages 2-14 will learn how to play soccer through a series of drills with esteemed and excited coaches.

Meet on Union Square's North Plaza (near 17th Street). Sneakers are recommended!

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Dueling DJs [W New York - Union Square]
Aug
9
5:00 PM17:00

Dueling DJs [W New York - Union Square]

Artists at the top of their trade will perform their best work to determine who is the ultimate champion. The judge? YOU. Each week experience a different performance and decide who the dueling performance champion is. This week, join the W New York - Union Square to vibe in the park with some of Manhattan's most sought after DJs. Watch and dance along to the dueling performance on Union Square’s South Plaza Main Stage (near 14th Street).

More About W New York - Union Square
The W New York - Union Square presents a battle of some of their favorite DJ’s in the city. Established and avant-garde in the landmark 1911 Beaux-Arts Guardian Life building, W New York-Union Square is set at the intersection of uptown and downtown. Let the location energize you with its innovative culture of film, art, music and fine dining. Spend the day shopping downtown in the West Village or uptown on 5th Avenue. When the lights go out and the music turns up, find a late-night release in the urban playground.

Learn more on their website

 

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Cardio HIIT: Dance HIIT [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

Cardio HIIT: Dance HIIT [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Bryan Davis for Dance HIIT - a New York Heath & Racquet Club exclusive that blends the power of dance with the strength of interval training. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

SNEAKERS RECOMMENDED. 

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Movie Night [Hairspray]
Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

Movie Night [Hairspray]

Throwback Thursday movie nights are back! This week, put on your dancing shoes for a trip to the 1960s with Hairspray. Bring something to sit on and a picnic dinner for you and your crew to watch this week's feature film. The North Plaza opens at 6:30 PM for seating, and movies will begin at dusk. Please note: alcohol is not permitted in the park.

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Sunset Vinyasa Yoga [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Aug
9
7:30 PM19:30

Sunset Vinyasa Yoga [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Derric Harris for Vinyasa Yoga - yoga with an emphasis on breathing with movement, strength and form. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

25 YOGA MATS WILL BE AVAILABLE - FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.
BRING YOUR OWN WATER AND TOWEL. 

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Sunset Vinyasa Yoga [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Jul
12
7:30 PM19:30

Sunset Vinyasa Yoga [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Alice Jong for Vinyasa Yoga - yoga with an emphasis on breathing with movement, strength and form. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

25 YOGA MATS WILL BE AVAILABLE - FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.
BRING YOUR OWN WATER AND TOWEL. 

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Cardio HIIT: Dance HIIT [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Jul
12
6:30 PM18:30

Cardio HIIT: Dance HIIT [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Ebonny Fowler for Dance HIIT - a New York Heath & Racquet Club exclusive that blends the power of dance with the strength of interval training. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

SNEAKERS RECOMMENDED. 

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Dance Cardio: BollyX [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Jul
12
5:30 PM17:30

Dance Cardio: BollyX [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Danny Cadet for BollyX® - a Bollywood inspired dance workout with internal training and dance sequences to upbeat music from around the world. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

SNEAKERS RECOMMENDED. 

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Dueling Performances [Tap City]
Jul
12
5:00 PM17:00

Dueling Performances [Tap City]

Artists at the top of their trade will perform their best work to determine who is the ultimate champion. The judge? YOU. Each week experience a different performance and decide who the dueling performance champion is. This week, Tap City takes over Manhattan with performances across the borough, and they're bringing their best performers down to Union Square for this free tap performance full of competitive energy.

Hillary-Marie's Sole Music Collective (Dancers: Liberty Styles, Vikas Arun and Hillary-Marie) will take on Lisa LaTouche's Tap Phonics (Dancers: Luke Hickey, Leo Manzari, and Demi Remick). 

Watch the dueling performance on Union Square’s South Plaza Main Stage (near 14th Street).

More About Tap City
Tap City is the preeminent tap dance festival of the world and is the quintessential celebration of our collective American heritage – virtues that are certainly evident in tap’s hometown, New York City. Each year, Tap City offers expansive adult, pre-professional and youth training programs with internationally renowned teachers and numerous diverse premiere performances and city-wide events. This year, Tap City will run Saturday, July 7 – Friday, July 13.

Learn more at ATDF.org

 

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Super Soccer Stars
Jul
12
4:00 PM16:00

Super Soccer Stars

It’s the year of the World Cup in Russia, and we are celebrating in soccer style with World Cup-themed soccer curricula with Super Soccer Stars. Kids ages 2-14 will learn how to play soccer through a series of drills with esteemed and excited coaches.

Meet on Union Square's North Plaza (near 17th Street). Sneakers are recommended!

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PopFit Kids
Jul
12
3:00 PM15:00

PopFit Kids

Kids engage in fun-plus-fitness with these high-energy circuit activities, agility drills, partner games, dynamic movements, and more while learning the benefit of the Fit Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Endurance, and Balance.

Join us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Storytime
Jul
12
2:30 PM14:30

Storytime

Join the 14th Street Y and PJ Library for an interactive storytime every week. Whether accompanied by puppets, singers, or more fun interactions, learn something new every week with the incredible educators at 14th Street Y. Join us in the Children's Pavilion on Union Square Park's South Plaza (near 14th Street). 

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Lunchtime Jazz [The New School Jazz Trio]
Jul
12
12:00 PM12:00

Lunchtime Jazz [The New School Jazz Trio]

Come down to Union Square Park for lunch and let the students from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music provide the soundtrack to your afternoon. Join us in Union Square Park's West Side Seating Area (near 16th Street). Bistro tables and seating are provided for your enjoyment by the Union Square Partnership. 

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Hot Peas N' Butter
Jul
12
11:00 AM11:00

Hot Peas N' Butter

Back by popular demand, Hot Peas ‘N Butter performs their signature songs incorporating elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and rock with an interactive and invigorating approach. 

Join us at the Main Stage on Union Square Park's South Plaza (near 14th Street). 

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Yoga Storytime [Karma Kids Yoga]
Jul
12
10:30 AM10:30

Yoga Storytime [Karma Kids Yoga]

Storytime comes alive with songs, movement and yoga poses. Karma Kids Yoga invites babies to 6- year-olds (and their grownups) to help lift stories off the page as they read and play yoga together. Build literacy skills and healthy bodies in this action-packed class. Join us on Union Square Park's George Washington Lawn (entrance at the 15th Street Transverse).

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT/TOWEL.

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Tai Chi
Jul
12
9:00 AM09:00

Tai Chi

Join the 14th Street Y for Tai Chi - an art that promotes balance, strength, grace, and flexibility, and promotes a meditative mood with its “dance of quiet motion." 

Meet us on Union Square Park's George Washington Lawn (enter from 15th Street). 

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Children's Activities Pavilion
Jul
12
9:00 AM09:00

Children's Activities Pavilion

Open every Thursday from 9 AM to 6 PM, the Children's Pavilion is a place where kids and their caregivers can come to read, learn and play. Featuring over 200 books courtesy of Simon & Schuster, crafts, games and activities, it's a great spot to spend some quality time together in Union Square Park. Join us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Cardio: Embrace [Performix]
Jul
12
8:00 AM08:00

Cardio: Embrace [Performix]

Join Performix and instructor Jess Glazer for a morning cardio class. Embrace is a total body, high intensity workout that will get you out of your comfort zone, push you towards your limit and closer to your goals.

Meet us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins. 

PLEASE WEAR SNEAKERS. 

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Yoga [Yoga Vida]
Jul
12
7:00 AM07:00

Yoga [Yoga Vida]

Join Yoga Vida for 7 AM Vinyasa Flow Yoga. This open-level class is structured to be simple enough for beginning students, but includes variations to challenge all levels and abilities.

Meet on Union Square’s South Plaza (near 14th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins. 

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT/TOWEL. LIMITED NUMBER OF MATS WILL BE GIVEN OUT EVERY WEEK. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. 

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Sunset Vinyasa Yoga [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Jul
5
7:30 PM19:30

Sunset Vinyasa Yoga [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Orly Mallin for Vinyasa Yoga - yoga with an emphasis on breathing with movement, strength and form. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

25 YOGA MATS WILL BE AVAILABLE - FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.
BRING YOUR OWN WATER AND TOWEL. 

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Cardio HIIT [New York Health & Racquet Club]
Jul
5
6:30 PM18:30

Cardio HIIT [New York Health & Racquet Club]

Join Erin Barry for HIIT - a powerful workout that pushes short bursts of high intensity exercise followed by short rests, excellent for fat burning and toning. Work out with us on Union Square’s North Plaza (near 17th Street). Check in and sign a waiver at the Paragon Sports tent before class begins.

SNEAKERS RECOMMENDED. 

 

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Dueling Performances [Peridance Contemporary Dance Company]
Jul
5
5:00 PM17:00

Dueling Performances [Peridance Contemporary Dance Company]

Artists at the top of their trade will perform their best work to determine who is the ultimate champion. The judge? YOU. Each week experience a different performance and decide who the dueling performance champion is. This week, welcome Union Square's very own Peridance Capezio Dance Center as they perform their latest works - dueling style. Watch the dueling performance on Union Square’s South Plaza Main Stage (near 14th Street).

More About Peridance Contemporary Dance Company
Founded by Artistic Director Igal Perry, New York City’s Peridance Contemporary Dance Company has been a powerhouse of energetic and evocative dance since 1984. Operating from its home at the renowned Peridance Capezio Center at Union Square, the Company presents an annual NY Season at the Salvatore Capezio Theater as well as guest performances in venues, such as the Joyce Theater and Lincoln Center. In the past 6 years alone, the Company’s domestic and international tours has brought contemporary dance to over 45,000 audience members around the globe. As part of its outreach commitment, the Company offers its “Dance-Break” program devoted to providing an array of educational opportunities for children and youth, often in underserved communities and schools in the Tri-State area. 

Learn more at Peridance.com.

 

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Super Soccer Stars
Jul
5
4:00 PM16:00

Super Soccer Stars

It’s the year of the World Cup in Russia, and we are celebrating in soccer style with World Cup-themed soccer curricula with Super Soccer Stars. Kids ages 2-14 will learn how to play soccer through a series of drills with esteemed and excited coaches.

Meet on Union Square's North Plaza (near 17th Street). Sneakers are recommended!

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PopFit Kids
Jul
5
3:00 PM15:00

PopFit Kids

Kids engage in fun-plus-fitness with these high-energy circuit activities, agility drills, partner games, dynamic movements, and more while learning the benefit of the Fit Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Endurance, and Balance.

Join us on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Storytime
Jul
5
2:30 PM14:30

Storytime

Join the 14th Street Y and PJ Library for an interactive storytime every week. Whether accompanied by puppets, singers, or more fun interactions, learn something new every week with the incredible educators at 14th Street Y. Join us in the Children's Pavilion on Union Square Park's South Plaza (near 14th Street). 

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Lunchtime Jazz [The New School Jazz Trio]
Jul
5
12:00 PM12:00

Lunchtime Jazz [The New School Jazz Trio]

Come down to Union Square Park for lunch and let the students from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music provide the soundtrack to your afternoon. Join us in Union Square Park's West Side Seating Area (near 16th Street). Bistro tables and seating are provided for your enjoyment by the Union Square Partnership. 

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Hopalong Andrew
Jul
5
11:00 AM11:00

Hopalong Andrew

With Hopalong Andrew, kids will sing along to clever and whimsical cowboy songs to celebrate the city, its people, and nature, while paying homage to the singing cowboys and novelty musicians of yesteryear. 

Join us at the Main Stage on Union Square Park's South Plaza (near 14th Street). 

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Yoga Storytime [Karma Kids Yoga]
Jul
5
10:30 AM10:30

Yoga Storytime [Karma Kids Yoga]

Storytime comes alive with songs, movement and yoga poses. Karma Kids Yoga invites babies to 6- year-olds (and their grownups) to help lift stories off the page as they read and play yoga together. Build literacy skills and healthy bodies in this action-packed class. Join us on Union Square Park's George Washington Lawn (entrance at the 15th Street Transverse).

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT/TOWEL.

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