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7 Best Activities for Hump Day

7 Best Activities for Hump Day

Remember that brief period in your twenties when Wednesday was the new Friday? But why has Wednesday turned into saltines for dinner and Hulu before bed? Explore the city. Rejoice in your Wednesday night slumber by indulging in an activity never before tried--although tackling Hump Day by a camel's hump is only slightly advised.

If you’re looking for some midweek excitement that doesn't involve sex, drugs, and Coco Puffs, here’s an easy guide to transform Wednesday into hump day.

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    Drunk Shakespeare - Mezzanine Seats
    Drunk Shakespeare - Mezzanine Seats

    Drunk Shakespeare NYC

    The only thing better than getting a wee tipsy on hump day? Watching seasoned actors get smashed and proceed to recite Shakespeare on hump day. At Drunk Shakespeare, one talented actor will be chosen to take no less than five shots during one of the Bard’s famous plays. The troupe puts on 10 performances a week, practically the definition of “taking one for the team.”

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    Archery Lesson
    Archery Lesson

    Queens Archery

    Sometimes hump day needs a fight. Beat the hump in the same way Legolas fended off Sauron’s wolves in Hollin: With a bow, arrow, and luscious gold locks. Whether you’re interested in competition, hunting, or fending off Sauron’s wolves, you’ll garner the experience necessary and combative wisdom to defend yourself against the hump day blues.

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    Crosstown Pizza Walk
    Crosstown Pizza Walk

    Scott's Pizza Tours

    NYC Life Lesson #1: Pizza cures all problems.

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    Zumba
    Zumba

    Queens Dance Project

    Dance relieves stress. Fitness relieves stress. By the transitive property, Zumba, a combination of dance and fitness, should relieve a ton of stress. Get rid of the Wednesday’s hump and do your own version of Digital Underground’s “Humpty Dance.”

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    Parkour
    Parkour

    STREB

    Every so often, you need to run away. Run away from work’s hardships. Run away from the day-old sushi in your fridge. Parkour allows you to angulate through the cityscape without ever having to wait for an elevator or pause at a street corner. During your hump day marathon, you should enhance your spatial awareness, and your ability to navigate from building to building via giant leaps, and properly run away.

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    Pole Work (All levels)
    Pole Work (All levels)

    Interested in putting the “hump” in hump day? Oh yeah, you are.

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    Intro to Sewing Machine
    Intro to Sewing Machine

    Hump day breaking your week at the seams? Can’t pinpoint Wednesday anxieties? Needlin’ to try something new and relaxing? Stitch together your midweek anxieties and sew it together. Seems easy enough, right?

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