NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:33:47 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Bryant Park Party Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-party-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-party-game-social Date: August 29, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you.

The Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and individuals looking to meet other players. With Apples to Apples, Taboo, Scattergories, Jenga and Menu Mash-Up, these games are sure to get the fun started.

Drop in anytime, as many party games allow for late additions.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The LEGO Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/summer-movie-series-the-lego-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/summer-movie-series-the-lego-movie Date: August 29, 2014

See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers! No RSVP required, just bring yourself and a blanket to sit on.

In The LEGO Movie, an ordinary LEGO minifigure is mistakenly placed on a team whose quest is to save the world from an evil LEGO tyrant! Rated PG.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53b1a4f229ecb.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: August 30, 2014

See more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari at the Bronx Zoo.

Learn about the different species of dinosaurs and their habitats, discover how fossils provide insight into what life may have looked like in prehistoric times and explore how animatronics work.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-1010

Location: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Fishy Fun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/family-art-project-fishy-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/family-art-project-fishy-fun Date: August 30, 2014

Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish that can swim through the air and flutter home with you. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8976, -73.9113 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53bc0e1babf05.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn to Ride]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/learn-to-ride http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/learn-to-ride Date: August 30, 2014

NYC Parks and Bike New York are proud to present Learn to Ride classes.

This class teaches a safe, easy, effective method to learn to ride. "Balance first" teaches kids the basics: balancing, starting, stopping, and steering.

Participants must bring their own bike and helmet.

Pre-registration is required. To register, please visit Bike New York's webpage.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Southwest Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8867, -73.8983 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-games Date: August 30, 2014

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 Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-kubb Date: August 30, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: August 30, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-putting-green Date: August 30, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Richmond County Fair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/richmond-county-fair1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/richmond-county-fair1 Date: August 30, 2014

It's the kind of fun everyone feels good about.

Come enjoy amusement rides, over 100 specialty vendors, carnival and fair food, pony rides and fun merchandise.

If you would like to enter the photography contest, baby picture contest, baking contest, flower and vegetable contest, or handicraft exhibit, please visit the website below.

The Fair raises funds to support the educational programs at Historic Richmond Town.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-1611

Location: Historic Richmond Town

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2014-08-30 2014-08-30 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-juggling Date: August 30, 2014

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Bird Watching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/introduction-to-bird-watching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/introduction-to-bird-watching Date: August 30, 2014

Look, up in the sky, it's a bird! But what kind? Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Led by the Brooklyn Brid Club.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528136ab90698.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Community Paddle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/community-paddle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/community-paddle Date: August 30, 2014

Enjoy short canoe trips, for beginners and families, along the Bronx River.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Starlight Park

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X147A Starlight Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 12:30 pm 40.8315, -73.8822 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53ad9f5983770.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature on the Go!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/nature-on-the-go http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/nature-on-the-go Date: August 30, 2014

Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety, and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children 15 and under accompanied by a parent or guardian. Availability is first-come, first-served.

For more information, call (718) 287-3400 x303.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400 x303

Location: The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.6566, -73.9707 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Fishing Clinics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/summer-fishing-clinics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/summer-fishing-clinics Date: August 30, 2014

The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education program. This summer, Pop-Up II will offer twice the fishing fun: children will have the opportunity to learn about fishing safety, how to use a rod and reel, and aquatic ecology.

Open to children between the ages of 8 and 15 accompanied by a parent or guardian. Availability is first-come, first-served. For more information, call (718) 287-3400 x302.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400 x303

Location: White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.6578, -73.9649 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social Date: August 30, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you.

Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them. Learn about Candyland, Old Maid, Memory, or Operation every weekend.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Omar's Summer Blast-Off]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/omars-summer-blastoff http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/omars-summer-blastoff Date: August 30, 2014

End your summer right!

A party hosted by Omar Olusion, come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows. Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages on their feet and entertained!

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7005, -73.8552 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/paper-arts-crafts Date: August 30, 2014

Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include Origami, Kirigami, Decoupage and Collage.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/summer-on-the-hudson-sweet-spot http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/summer-on-the-hudson-sweet-spot Date: August 30, 2014

Musical Directions brings you Sweet Spot, a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures & music lovers of all ages.

This public cultural fete features reggae, soulful house, disco and afro-beat spun by a rotating collection of North America's most renowned sound architects.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 2:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.7797, -73.9889 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Fishing Clinics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/nature-on-the-go1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/nature-on-the-go1 Date: August 30, 2014

The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education program. This summer, Pop-Up II will offer twice the fishing fun: children will have the opportunity to learn about fishing safety, how to use a rod and reel, and aquatic ecology.

Open to children between the ages of 8 and 15 accompanied by a parent or guardian. Availability is first-come, first-served. For more information, call (718) 287-3400 x302.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400 x303

Location: White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6578, -73.9649 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature on the Go!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/nature-on-the-go2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/nature-on-the-go2 Date: August 30, 2014

Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety, and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children 15 and under accompanied by a parent or guardian. Availability is first-come, first-served.

For more information, call (718) 287-3400 x303.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400 x303

Location: The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6566, -73.9707 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/summer-movie-series-despicable-me-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/summer-movie-series-despicable-me-2 Date: August 30, 2014

See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers! No RSVP required, just bring yourself and a blanket to sit on.

In Despicable Me 2, Gru and the minions are back, this time to help the Anti-Villain League track down the most powerful criminal yet! Rated PG.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Brower Park

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B012 Brower Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.6736, -73.9431 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/539f6d0db377b.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: August 31, 2014

See more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari at the Bronx Zoo.

Learn about the different species of dinosaurs and their habitats, discover how fossils provide insight into what life may have looked like in prehistoric times and explore how animatronics work.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-1010

Location: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2014-08-31 2014-08-31 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Fishy Fun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/family-art-project-fishy-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/family-art-project-fishy-fun Date: August 31, 2014

Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish that can swim through the air and flutter home with you. Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2014-08-31 2014-08-31 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8976, -73.9113 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53bc11631c22e.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/bryant-park-games Date: August 31, 2014

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 Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-31 2014-08-31 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/bryant-park-kubb Date: August 31, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-31 2014-08-31 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: August 31, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-31 2014-08-31 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/bryant-park-putting-green Date: August 31, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-31 2014-08-31 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Performance Festival: Uncle Eye]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/family-performance-festival-uncle-eye http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/family-performance-festival-uncle-eye Date: August 31, 2014

Rock and roll along with Uncle Eye as he teaches you about water, recycling, and more to the tune of his hit jams with wild and hilarious style.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 776-1066

Location: Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2014-08-31 2014-08-31 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.7969, -73.96 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature on the Go!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/nature-on-the-go http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/nature-on-the-go Date: August 31, 2014

Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety, and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children 15 and under accompanied by a parent or guardian. Availability is first-come, first-served.

For more information, call (718) 287-3400 x303.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400 x303

Location: The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2014-08-31 2014-08-31 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.6566, -73.9707 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Fishing Clinics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/summer-fishing-clinics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/summer-fishing-clinics Date: August 31, 2014

The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education program. This summer, Pop-Up II will offer twice the fishing fun: children will have the opportunity to learn about fishing safety, how to use a rod and reel, and aquatic ecology.

Open to children between the ages of 8 and 15 accompanied by a parent or guardian. Availability is first-come, first-served. For more information, call (718) 287-3400 x302.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400 x303

Location: White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2014-08-31 2014-08-31 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.6578, -73.9649 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social Date: August 31, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you.

Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them. Learn about Candyland, Old Maid, Memory, or Operation every weekend.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-31 2014-08-31 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Fishing Clinics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/nature-on-the-go1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/nature-on-the-go1 Date: August 31, 2014

The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education program. This summer, Pop-Up II will offer twice the fishing fun: children will have the opportunity to learn about fishing safety, how to use a rod and reel, and aquatic ecology.

Open to children between the ages of 8 and 15 accompanied by a parent or guardian. Availability is first-come, first-served. For more information, call (718) 287-3400 x302.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400 x303

Location: White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2014-08-31 2014-08-31 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6578, -73.9649 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature on the Go!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/nature-on-the-go2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/nature-on-the-go2 Date: August 31, 2014

Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety, and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children 15 and under accompanied by a parent or guardian. Availability is first-come, first-served.

For more information, call (718) 287-3400 x303.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400 x303

Location: The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2014-08-31 2014-08-31 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6566, -73.9707 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Family Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/sunset-family-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/31/sunset-family-festival Date: August 31, 2014

The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors. For more information, visit the Sunset Family Festival website.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 466-1767

Location: Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-31 2014-08-31 4:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.5904, -74.0666 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: September 1, 2014

See more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari at the Bronx Zoo.

Learn about the different species of dinosaurs and their habitats, discover how fossils provide insight into what life may have looked like in prehistoric times and explore how animatronics work.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-1010

Location: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2014-09-01 2014-09-01 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/bryant-park-games Date: September 1, 2014

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 Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-01 2014-09-01 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/bryant-park-kubb Date: September 1, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-01 2014-09-01 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: September 1, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-01 2014-09-01 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/bryant-park-putting-green Date: September 1, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-01 2014-09-01 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 1, 2014

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-01 2014-09-01 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Zabo's Circus Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/zabos-circus-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/zabos-circus-show Date: September 1, 2014

Other than clowning around, Zabo’s skills include juggling, unicycling, and prop balancing. His show brings non-stop excitement and entertainment. This one-clown show will make guests think they are watching a 3-ring circus!

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-09-01 2014-09-01 2:00 pm 40.7005, -73.8552 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Zabo's Circus Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/zabos-circus-show1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/01/zabos-circus-show1 Date: September 1, 2014

Other than clowning around, Zabo’s skills include juggling, unicycling, and prop balancing. His show brings non-stop excitement and entertainment. This one-clown show will make guests think they are watching a 3-ring circus!

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-09-01 2014-09-01 4:00 pm 40.7005, -73.8552 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: September 2, 2014

See more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari at the Bronx Zoo.

Learn about the different species of dinosaurs and their habitats, discover how fossils provide insight into what life may have looked like in prehistoric times and explore how animatronics work.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-1010

Location: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2014-09-02 2014-09-02 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-games Date: September 2, 2014

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 Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-02 2014-09-02 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-kubb Date: September 2, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-02 2014-09-02 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: September 2, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-02 2014-09-02 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-putting-green Date: September 2, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-02 2014-09-02 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Board Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-board-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-board-game-social Date: September 2, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic form with a board, special pieces and a little bit of competition. Try classics like Sorry, Clue, Monopoly, or Life.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-02 2014-09-02 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 2, 2014

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-02 2014-09-02 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion Date: September 2, 2014

Union Square Park's playground isn't the only place kids can have fun in the park! Bring your little ones to The Pavilion in the North Plaza every Tuesday at 3 p.m. to explore fun new topics every month through arts and crafts (coloring, assembling foam picture frames, food bracelets etc.) with Baby Loves Disco (a Summer in the Square favorite)!

Please note: There is limited space available. Registration is required.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 677-7818

Location: The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2014-09-02 2014-09-02 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.7364, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53a848c176dcf.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-juggling1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/bryant-park-juggling1 Date: September 2, 2014

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-02 2014-09-02 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Game Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/game-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/02/game-night Date: September 2, 2014

Everyone is invited to come out every Tuesday night this summer to hang out on the lawn and surrounding walk way to play classic games like Dominoes, Twister, Checkers and more.

Games are for adults and for kids. Game Night is hosted by the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance and Street Corner Resources.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 797-9938

Location: Northwest lawn (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2014-09-02 2014-09-02 6:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.8054, -73.9443 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53bd3358de180.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: September 3, 2014

See more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari at the Bronx Zoo.

Learn about the different species of dinosaurs and their habitats, discover how fossils provide insight into what life may have looked like in prehistoric times and explore how animatronics work.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-1010

Location: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2014-09-03 2014-09-03 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/bryant-park-games Date: September 3, 2014

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 Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-03 2014-09-03 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/bryant-park-kubb Date: September 3, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-03 2014-09-03 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: September 3, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-03 2014-09-03 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/bryant-park-putting-green Date: September 3, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-03 2014-09-03 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 3, 2014

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-03 2014-09-03 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong Tournament]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/bryant-park-ping-pong-tournament http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/03/bryant-park-ping-pong-tournament Date: September 3, 2014

Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments.

Pre-registration online is required. Registration will open one month prior to tournament date. If space allows, then on-site registration will open at 6:00 p.m. Please check-in with attendant when you arrive for the tournament. Registration will close, and spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6:20 p.m. We will begin promptly at 6:30p.m.

Tournament dates: May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6, September 3, October 1
*Registration for each tournament will open one month in advance.

USATT ranked players with a rating of 2000 or higher are not eligible to play.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-03 2014-09-03 6:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: September 4, 2014

See more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari at the Bronx Zoo.

Learn about the different species of dinosaurs and their habitats, discover how fossils provide insight into what life may have looked like in prehistoric times and explore how animatronics work.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-1010

Location: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2014-09-04 2014-09-04 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/bryant-park-games Date: September 4, 2014

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 Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-04 2014-09-04 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/bryant-park-kubb Date: September 4, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-04 2014-09-04 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: September 4, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-04 2014-09-04 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/bryant-park-putting-green Date: September 4, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-04 2014-09-04 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Board Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/bryant-park-board-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/bryant-park-board-game-social Date: September 4, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic form with a board, special pieces and a little bit of competition. Try classics like Sorry, Clue, Monopoly, or Life.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-04 2014-09-04 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 4, 2014

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-04 2014-09-04 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/summer-on-the-hudson-human-chess http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/summer-on-the-hudson-human-chess Date: September 4, 2014

Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.

All levels welcome!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2014-09-04 2014-09-04 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.792, -73.979 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/531f2d1f749b1.JPG Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Farmer's Market Fridays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/farmers-market-fridays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/farmers-market-fridays Date: September 5, 2014

Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the Farmer's Market! Every Friday, June 20 to November 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Dahlia Avenue off Main Street, outside the Garden fence.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2014-09-05 2014-09-05 8:30 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: September 5, 2014

See more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari at the Bronx Zoo.

Learn about the different species of dinosaurs and their habitats, discover how fossils provide insight into what life may have looked like in prehistoric times and explore how animatronics work.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-1010

Location: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2014-09-05 2014-09-05 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/bryant-park-games Date: September 5, 2014

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 Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-05 2014-09-05 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/bryant-park-kubb Date: September 5, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-05 2014-09-05 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: September 5, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-05 2014-09-05 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/bryant-park-putting-green Date: September 5, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-05 2014-09-05 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 5, 2014

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-05 2014-09-05 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/seasonal-crafts Date: September 5, 2014

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-09-05 2014-09-05 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: BINGO]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/summer-on-the-hudson-bingo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/summer-on-the-hudson-bingo Date: September 5, 2014

BYO food and beverages to this all ages B-I-N-G-O night.

A mix of music plays as the numbers roll out and each game winner receives a prize from sponsor Fairway Market.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2014-09-05 2014-09-05 4:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Party Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/bryant-park-party-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/bryant-park-party-game-social Date: September 5, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you.

The Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and individuals looking to meet other players. With Apples to Apples, Taboo, Scattergories, Jenga and Menu Mash-Up, these games are sure to get the fun started.

Drop in anytime, as many party games allow for late additions.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-05 2014-09-05 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: September 6, 2014

See more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari at the Bronx Zoo.

Learn about the different species of dinosaurs and their habitats, discover how fossils provide insight into what life may have looked like in prehistoric times and explore how animatronics work.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-1010

Location: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-games Date: September 6, 2014

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 Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-kubb Date: September 6, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: September 6, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-putting-green Date: September 6, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Back to School Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/back-to-school-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/back-to-school-festival Date: September 6, 2014

Join in the free festivities for our event, which will include, free rides, arts and crafts projects, giveaways and much more.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x301

Location: 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7402, -73.7496 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-juggling Date: September 6, 2014

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Mid-Autumn Treat & Tea at Queens Botanical Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/midautumn-treat-tea-at-qbg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/midautumn-treat-tea-at-qbg Date: September 6, 2014

Join us for an afternoon featuring tea demonstrations, moon cakes for sale, storytelling, children's crafts and a teabag making workshop (additional fee applies; supplies limited).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2014-09-06 2014-09-06 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social Date: September 6, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you.

Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them. Learn about Candyland, Old Maid, Memory, or Operation every weekend.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Jesse Jams Sing Along]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/jesse-jams-sing-along http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/jesse-jams-sing-along Date: September 6, 2014

Jam along with Jesse and her guitar to an eclectic mix of children's music, original songs, and fun popular music from a wide variety of genres. This upbeat show is sure to get guests on their feet dancing and singing!

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 2:00 pm 40.7005, -73.8552 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/paper-arts-crafts Date: September 6, 2014

Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include Origami, Kirigami, Decoupage and Collage.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Jesse Jams Sing Along]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/jesse-jams-sing-along1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/jesse-jams-sing-along1 Date: September 6, 2014

Jam along with Jesse and her guitar to an eclectic mix of children's music, original songs, and fun popular music from a wide variety of genres. This upbeat show is sure to get guests on their feet dancing and singing!

Please note: Although the entertainment is free, there is a fee to ride the carousel and purchase items from the concession stand.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 788-2676

Location: Carousel (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-09-06 2014-09-06 4:00 pm 40.7005, -73.8552 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: September 7, 2014

See more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari at the Bronx Zoo.

Learn about the different species of dinosaurs and their habitats, discover how fossils provide insight into what life may have looked like in prehistoric times and explore how animatronics work.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-1010

Location: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-games Date: September 7, 2014

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 Clinics for Board and Party Games, Mah Jongg, and more.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-kubb Date: September 7, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: September 7, 2014

Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables. Bring a friend, or sign up with our park attendant, who can arrange a friendly game.

Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-putting-green Date: September 7, 2014

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.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Life on the Forest Floor]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/life-on-the-forest-floor http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/life-on-the-forest-floor Date: September 7, 2014

Take a closer look at the fun beneath our feet! There are so many more creatures crawling and slithering at or beneath the surface than meets the eye.

Earthworms, millipedes, sowbugs, and other decomposers play a vital role in healthy forest ecosystems. We will take a short walk in search of invertebrates and use magnifying glasses, bug boxes, and our observational skills to examine them more closely. You may wish to bring a digital camera. Suitable for children age 6 and up. Meet in the Nevada Ave. parking lot. Registration required. This program is part of the Time Warner Cable Awesome Afternoons series.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 1:00 pm 40.5845, -74.1251 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Saltwater Fishing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/saltwater-fishing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/saltwater-fishing Date: September 7, 2014

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.

Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.

Participation in a mandatory safety review lead by a trained Ranger is required. All equipment is provided. All fishing programs are catch-and-release only, and most programs are first-come, first serve. Families and children ages 8 and years and older are welcome to participate in fishing programs.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2014-09-07 2014-09-07 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/summer-on-the-hudson-west-side-county-fair http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/summer-on-the-hudson-west-side-county-fair Date: September 7, 2014

Enjoy county fair magic in Manhattan with carnival rides and games, live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, reptile shows, greenmarket and more!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South

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2014-09-07 2014-09-07 1:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7782, -73.9887 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/531f314d9a24d.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/07/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social Date: September 7, 2014

Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you.

Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them. Learn about Candyland, Old Maid, Memory, or Operation every weekend.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-09-07 2014-09-07 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/08/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: September 8, 2014

See more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari at the Bronx Zoo.

Learn about the different species of dinosaurs and their habitats, discover how fossils provide insight into what life may have looked like in prehistoric times and explore how animatronics work.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-1010

Location: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2014-09-08 2014-09-08 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:48 EDT