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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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Monday, August 18, 2014

Aug18

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
Aug18

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
Aug18

Summer Sports Experience: Highbridge

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Bryant Park Japanese Language Class

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn a new language or brush up on your skills in these beginner classes. Attendance is limited to one class for each language offered. Registration required:…
Category: Education
Free!

Aug18

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
Aug18

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!

Aug18

Adaptive Walk NYC

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.

Category: Accessible
Free!

Aug18

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Presents The Shining

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
See classic films under the stars.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug18

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for a 10-week drum and dance class. All ages are welcome to learn the traditional drumming and dancing unique to West Africa.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Aug18

Shape Up NYC's Couch to 5K: Group Run

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for our new running group in Prospect Park on Mondays!
Category: Fitness
Free!

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