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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Aug13

Bryant Park Chess & Backgammon

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess and backgammon, are available for a small few. Endorsed by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

Aug13

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Zumba

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Combining Latin, international, and popular music, with dance moves that create an aerobic workout. This class features a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug13

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Rockaway! Exhibit from MoMA PS1: The Surf Club

at Rockaway Beach Surf Club (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Rockaway!, a free public arts festival sponsored by the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC) to celebrate the reopening of Fort Tilden and recognize the ongoing recovery of…
Category: Art
Free!

Aug13

Bryant Park Reading Room: 75th Anniversary Celebration of Batman

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Talks
Free!

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Aug13

Weekday Weed Warriors

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
There is a war against weeds, and we would love to enlist you in the battle. Help us spruce up the grounds of the Greenbelt Nature Center during the growing season: …
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug13

Recycle-To-Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

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