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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 6, 2014

Aug 6

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

Aug 6

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
Aug 6

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
Aug 6

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
Aug 6

Catskill Puppet Theater: Sister Rain & Brother Son

at Beach 97th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children will love this musical nature tale that features lots of audience participation. Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer Sports Experience: Detective Keith Williams Park

at Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

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!

Aug 6

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
Aug 6

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!

Aug 6

Adaptive Activities

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A sampling of adaptive sports. An excellent opportunity for adults and seniors with disabilities to play and learn modified sports.
Category: Accessible, Sports

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