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
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 placeTennis, yoga and walking
Free; online registration
Weekdays throughout city
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.