Free Yoga at the VW Dome at MoMA PS1

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MoMA PS1, Flavorpill and EmblemHealth are collaborating to offer a free yoga class on Saturday, September 28, 11am – 1pm. The class will be held at the VW Dome at MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue (Long Island City). The class is being conducted by the inspiring Rima Rabbath and will be followed by a tai chi class led by the Thomas Droge. Beginners and pros alike are welcome. Complementary Vita Coco, Balance Water, and KIND bars. Free yoga mat for the first 250 guests.

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Class: Introduction to Indian Cooking

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Learn the secrets to using Indian spices and cooking techniques on Tuesday, August 13, 6pm – 8:30pm. The class will teach vegetarian dishes such as Mango-Cardamom Lassis, Braised Fish in a Tamarind-Coconut Curry, Matar Paneer, Red Lentil Dal with Tadka and Basmati Rice Pilaf with Whole Spices. Location: 236 West 26th Street. Cost: $85.

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Sport & Wellness: Summer Streets 2013 (Free)

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Summer Streets is an annual celebration of New York City’s most valuable public space—our streets. On three consecutive Saturdays in August (3rd, 10th, 17th), nearly seven miles of NYC’s streets are opened for people to walk, run, bike, and play. Summer Streets provides space for healthy recreation and encourages New Yorkers to use more sustainable forms of transportation.

Open to pedestrians for the first time in history, the Park Avenue Tunnel, which runs from 33rd Street to 40th Street, will be open to pedestrians at the 33rd Street entrance between the hours of 7 am and 1 pm. The Tunnel will host Voice Tunnel, an interactive light and sound installation by Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer.

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Wellness: Walk Run or Bike the Williamsburg Bridge

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One of the coolest wellness activities in the city is to walk, run or bike the Williamsburg bridge. Depending on which way you’re commuting — from BK to Manhattan or Manhattan to BK — you can visit either the LES art galleries or enjoy the Williamsburg street art. Don’t forget to make friends with the hundreds of daily commuters while crossing.

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Sport: Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in NYC

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On Saturday, August 10, and Sunday, August 11, the 22nd Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival is coming to NYC. This much anticipated world-class, multicultural event features two exciting days of Dragon Boat Racing, wonderful performances and an ethnic food court. With over 170 teams and 2,000+ participants competing from around the world. This year the event will celebrate the “Year of the Rabbit.” Location: Flushing Medows Park, Queens. Free.

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Dance: Tango at the Maritime District (Free)

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Here’s another tango event for the aficionados. Dance the evening away with Hector Del Curto on Sunday, August 4. Join Hector as he offers lessons at no cost, then stay the night and enjoy the sounds of the live band. Lessons start at 6:30pm and the band comes on at 7pm. Location: Pier 84, Maritime Entertainment District.

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Dance: Argentine Tango Party at 92|Y

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Join Karina Romero and Dardo Galletto as they host Argentine Tango Party at 92|Y on Saturday, August 3, 9:30p – 2am. The event will take place inside of Buttenwieser Hall at Lexington Avenue 92nd Street.

Cost: $15 in advance; $20 at the door; $10 students.

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Sport & Wellness: Summer Streets 2013 (Free)

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Summer Streets is an annual celebration of New York City’s most valuable public space—our streets. On three consecutive Saturdays in August (3rd, 10th, 17th), nearly seven miles of NYC’s streets are opened for people to walk, run, bike, and play. Summer Streets provides space for healthy recreation and encourages New Yorkers to use more sustainable forms of transportation.

Open to pedestrians for the first time in history, the Park Avenue Tunnel, which runs from 33rd Street to 40th Street, will be open to pedestrians at the 33rd Street entrance between the hours of 7 am and 1 pm. The Tunnel will host Voice Tunnel, an interactive light and sound installation by Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer.

For more information and special events, click ish.