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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 06:58:24 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[Forest Fairytales]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/forest-fairytales http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/forest-fairytales Date: August 23, 2014

Sit back and listen to nature, and hear an enchanted tale about the surrounding forest.

This program is suitable for ages 3 and up with adult caregiver.

Registration recommended.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 10:30 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-games Date: August 23, 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 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-kubb Date: August 23, 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 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: August 23, 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 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-putting-green Date: August 23, 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 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-juggling Date: August 23, 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 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Introduction to Bird Watching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/introduction-to-bird-watching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/introduction-to-bird-watching Date: August 23, 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 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528136ab90698.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Staten Island Beach Fest: Flareplay Video Gaming Truck by the Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/staten-island-beach-fest-flareplay-video-gaming-truck-by-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/staten-island-beach-fest-flareplay-video-gaming-truck-by-the-beach Date: August 23, 2014

Flareplay brings the videogaming fun outdoors. Join other gamers at Midland Beach Splash Plaza and check out Flareplay's outdoor gaming station.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53ce72eb7cf3a.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Seining]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/seining http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/seining Date: August 23, 2014

Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Seining programs, which use nets to catch fish and crustaceans close to shore, are great for kids of all ages.

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.

Be prepared to get wet.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: 165th Street and 99th Avenue

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2014-08-23 2014-08-23 1:00 pm 40.6496, -73.8316 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social Date: August 23, 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 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/paper-arts-crafts Date: August 23, 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 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/summer-movie-series-frozen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/summer-movie-series-frozen Date: August 23, 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 Frozen, Fearless Princess Anna teams up with the unwilling Kristoff and a hilarious talking snowman to save her kingdom from an eternal winter. Rated PG.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bellevue South Park

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M263 Bellevue South Park 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.74, -73.978 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/539f682a67ff6.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: August 24, 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 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: T's of Summer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/family-art-project-ts-of-summer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/family-art-project-ts-of-summer Date: August 24, 2014

Make a sketch outdoors of your favorite scene at Wave Hill, then bring the image indoors and use fabric markers and special crayons to decorate a summer T-shirt with your tribute to nature and summer. Use a T-shirt we provide or bring your own. 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 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8976, -73.9113 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53bc1062616e0.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/bryant-park-games Date: August 24, 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 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/bryant-park-kubb Date: August 24, 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 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: August 24, 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 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/bryant-park-putting-green Date: August 24, 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 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Performance Festival: Story Laurie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/family-performance-festival-story-laurie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/family-performance-festival-story-laurie Date: August 24, 2014

Groove in the glade as Story Laurie weaves wondrous tales and sings witty songs with her enchanting voice to share her wisdom about everything from the bugs in your backyard to what life is like around the world!

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 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.7969, -73.96 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Staten Island Beach Fest: Flareplay Video Gaming Truck by the Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/staten-island-beach-fest-flareplay-video-gaming-truck-by-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/staten-island-beach-fest-flareplay-video-gaming-truck-by-the-beach Date: August 24, 2014

Flareplay brings the videogaming fun outdoors. Join other gamers at Midland Beach Splash Plaza and check out Flareplay's outdoor gaming station.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.5785, -74.0776 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53ce72eb7cf3a.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Discovery for Kids: What's Under a Log?]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/nature-adventure-for-kids-whats-under-a-log http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/nature-adventure-for-kids-whats-under-a-log Date: August 24, 2014

Take a hands-on look at what exactly is under a log.

Educator and mom, Julia Attaway, is back again with her popular series, Nature Discovery for Kids. During these hands-on programs, kids will learn about the critters and plants of their park in a light-hearted and playful atmosphere.

All programs will be accessible to people with disabilities. Designed for children ages 4 through 8 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

This program is supported by the Fort Tryon Park Trust and the Greenacre Foundation.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 2:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795- 1388

Location: Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 1:30 pm 2:15 pm 40.8652, -73.9288 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/538f7eba9c4ae.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature Discovery for Kids: What's Under a Log?]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/nature-adventure-for-kids-whats-under-a-log1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/nature-adventure-for-kids-whats-under-a-log1 Date: August 24, 2014

Take a hands-on look at what exactly is under a log.

Educator and mom, Julia Attaway, is back again with her popular series, Nature Discovery for Kids. During these hands-on programs, kids will learn about the critters and plants of their park in a light-hearted and playful atmosphere.

All programs will be accessible to people with disabilities. Designed for children ages 4 through 8 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

This program is supported by the Fort Tryon Park Trust and the Greenacre Foundation

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 2:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795- 1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 1:30 pm 2:15 pm 40.8606, -73.9338 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/538f7f06351f3.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/bryant-park-kids-time-game-social Date: August 24, 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 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Family Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/sunset-family-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/sunset-family-festival Date: August 24, 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 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 4:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.5904, -74.0666 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: August 25, 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 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Sunset Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/summer-sports-experience-sunset-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/summer-sports-experience-sunset-park Date: August 25, 2014

Join the Summer Sports Experience! It's just for kids, and it's a fun introduction to the fundamentals of sports.

This clinic covers basketball from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., baseball from 1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. and soccer from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration onsite is required for all Summer Sports Experience clinics in Brooklyn.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.648, -74.0037 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/bryant-park-games Date: August 25, 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 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/bryant-park-kubb Date: August 25, 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 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: August 25, 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 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/bryant-park-putting-green Date: August 25, 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 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Detective Keith Williams Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/summer-sports-experience-detective-keith-williams-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/summer-sports-experience-detective-keith-williams-park Date: August 25, 2014

Join the Summer Sports Experience! It's just for kids, and it's a fun introduction to the fundamentals of sports.

No registration is necessary and the program is totally free.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7019, -73.7836 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/bryant-park-juggling Date: August 25, 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 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Frozen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/movies-under-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/movies-under-the-stars Date: August 25, 2014

Fearless optimistic Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey. Bring a blanket or chair. We'll supply the popcorn.
Frozen, 2013, rated PG, 102 minutes

Rain date: August 26th

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 217-6452

Location: Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.7298, -73.7736 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Finding Nemo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/central-astoria-movies-on-the-waterfront-finding-nemo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/central-astoria-movies-on-the-waterfront-finding-nemo Date: August 25, 2014

Everyone is invited to come out for this charming animated feature.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.7787, -73.9231 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53d952769e3d8.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: August 26, 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 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology: Drawing 'Chalk and Talk']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/dunes-drawing-and-dendrology-drawing-chalk-and-talk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/dunes-drawing-and-dendrology-drawing-chalk-and-talk Date: August 26, 2014

This Drawing 'talk and chalk' workshop is part of a new summer program, a thematic series of nature walks, talks and art workshops, designed to encompass the various natural elements of Conference House Park.

This introductory workshop provides basic how-to instruction, along with the materials, for exploring and capturing the varied landscape of Conference House Park. Classes are held outdoors – weather permitting.

Multiple events (including the dunes walk, other drawng workshops and the dendrology walk) are running through August, please see the events calendar for the other dates.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53d3c747a546c.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days1 Date: August 26, 2014

Calling all children 12 and under who want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon.

Games such as giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope and more will be waiting for your arrival.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2014-08-26 2014-08-26 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Calvert Vaux Park/Dreier Offerman Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/summer-sports-experience-calvert-vaux-parkdreier-offerman-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/summer-sports-experience-calvert-vaux-parkdreier-offerman-park Date: August 26, 2014

Join the Summer Sports Experience! It's just for kids, and it's a fun introduction to the fundamentals of sports.

This clinic covers basketball from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., flag football from 1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. and baseball from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration onsite is required for all Summer Sports Experience clinics in Brooklyn.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Calvert Vaux Park

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B125 Calvert Vaux Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.5846, -73.9951 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-games Date: August 26, 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 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-kubb Date: August 26, 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 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: August 26, 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 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-putting-green Date: August 26, 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 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Detective Keith Williams Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/summer-sports-experience-detective-keith-williams-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/summer-sports-experience-detective-keith-williams-park Date: August 26, 2014

Join the Summer Sports Experience! It's just for kids, and it's a fun introduction to the fundamentals of sports.

No registration is necessary and the program is totally free.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7019, -73.7836 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Board Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-board-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-board-game-social Date: August 26, 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 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-juggling Date: August 26, 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 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/tuesdays-at-the-pavilion Date: August 26, 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 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.7364, -73.9899 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53a848c176dcf.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-juggling1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-juggling1 Date: August 26, 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 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 5:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Game Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/game-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/game-night Date: August 26, 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 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 6:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.8054, -73.9443 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53bd3358de180.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Disney's Hit Movie "Frozen"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/disneys-hit-movie-frozen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/disneys-hit-movie-frozen Date: August 26, 2014

Enjoy Disney's hit movie under the stars.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park)

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Q020 Highland Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.6836, -73.8857 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie at Crocheron park: "Europa Report"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/movie-at-crocheron-park-europa-report http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/movie-at-crocheron-park-europa-report Date: August 26, 2014

Come watch a free family fun movie!

An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately-funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon.

Bring a low chair or blanket.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 ext.301

Location: 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7713, -73.7653 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night Along the River: WALL E]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/movie-nights-along-the-river-wall-e http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/movie-nights-along-the-river-wall-e Date: August 26, 2014

Come enjoy a family movie under the stars.

Rain date: Aug 27

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Metcalf and Lafayette Avenues (in Soundview Park)

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X118 Soundview Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 8:00 pm 40.8174, -73.8703 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53ada46972d19.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Movie Night: Little Giants]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/summer-movie-night-little-giants-pg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/summer-movie-night-little-giants-pg Date: August 26, 2014

Free summer movies are here, brought to you by New York Restoration Project! Bring a picnic and blanket, and enjoy an evening under the stars.

Complimentary hot popcorn will be served. Movie begins between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. at sunset.

Dates and times subject to change. Visit NYRP Calendar before attending.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Pembroke Avenue Community Garden

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2014-08-26 2014-08-26 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.7707, -73.7341 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53a88db1dea18.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/summer-movie-series-frozen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/summer-movie-series-frozen Date: August 26, 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 Frozen, Fearless Princess Anna teams up with the unwilling Kristoff and a hilarious talking snowman to save her kingdom from an eternal winter. Rated PG.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Highland Park

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2014-08-26 2014-08-26 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.6854, -73.8822 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/539f686b54bb8.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball Date: August 27, 2014

All little ones (5 and under) are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball.

Tots Soccer: 9:30– 10:30am; Pee Wee Basketball 10:30 – 11:30am.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.7805, -73.9882 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: August 27, 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 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Game Days]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-on-the-hudson-game-days1 Date: August 27, 2014

Calling all children 12 and under who want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon.

Games such as giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope and more will be waiting for your arrival.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2014-08-27 2014-08-27 10:00 am 2:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Hamilton Metz Field]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-sports-experience-hamilton-metz-field http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-sports-experience-hamilton-metz-field Date: August 27, 2014

Join the Summer Sports Experience! It's just for kids, and it's a fun introduction to the fundamentals of sports.

This clinic covers basketball from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., flag football from 1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. and baseball from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration onsite is required for all Summer Sports Experience clinics in Brooklyn.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Hamilton Metz Field

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B193 Hamilton Metz Field 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.6626, -73.9409 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Fun for the Wee Ones]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-fun-for-the-wee-ones-for-ages-24-year-old http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-fun-for-the-wee-ones-for-ages-24-year-old Date: August 27, 2014

Come join us for stories, snacks and sprinkler fun in the Greenbelt.

Registration required. Space is limited. Suitable for ages 2-4 years old.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 10:30 am 11:15 am 40.5884, -74.1391 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/bryant-park-games Date: August 27, 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 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/bryant-park-kubb Date: August 27, 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 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: August 27, 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 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/bryant-park-putting-green Date: August 27, 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 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Sports Experience: Detective Keith Williams Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-sports-experience-detective-keith-williams-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-sports-experience-detective-keith-williams-park Date: August 27, 2014

Join the Summer Sports Experience! It's just for kids, and it's a fun introduction to the fundamentals of sports.

No registration is necessary and the program is totally free.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)

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Q121 Detective Keith L Williams Park 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.7019, -73.7836 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/bryant-park-juggling Date: August 27, 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 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Sunset Family Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/sunset-family-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/sunset-family-festival Date: August 27, 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 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 4:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.5904, -74.0666 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Disney's Movie "Frozen"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/disneys-movie-frozen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/disneys-movie-frozen Date: August 27, 2014

Come and enjoy Disney's Oscar-winning movie "Frozen".

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-movie-series-frozen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-movie-series-frozen Date: August 27, 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 Frozen, Fearless Princess Anna teams up with the unwilling Kristoff and a hilarious talking snowman to save her kingdom from an eternal winter. Rated PG.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53b5caba664c0.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: August 28, 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 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-games Date: August 28, 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 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-kubb Date: August 28, 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 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: August 28, 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 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-putting-green Date: August 28, 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 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[EcoCrafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/ecocrafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/ecocrafts Date: August 28, 2014

Recycle used stuff into new creations at Classic Playground.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Van Cortlandt Classic Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8852, -73.8905 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Board Game Social]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-board-game-social http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-board-game-social Date: August 28, 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 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-juggling Date: August 28, 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 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Tournament: Championship]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-putting-tournament-championship http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-putting-tournament-championship Date: August 28, 2014

Participate in one of three weekly lunchtime tournaments this August (August 7, 14, 21) for the chance to earn a spot in the final championship round on Thursday, August 28.

There will be a grand prize for the winner of the Championship round.

Participation in the Putting Championship Finals will be by invitation only. The highest scores from previous tournaments will earn a spot. Please check-in with attendant by 12:20 p.m. when you arrive for the tournament. The tournament will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m.

Rain Date: August 29

Start time: 12:20 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Green (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 12:20 pm 1:30 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Focused Fun Dance Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/focused-fun-dance-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/focused-fun-dance-fitness Date: August 28, 2014

Focused Fun Fitness for ages 12 and up is a combination of a low impact full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Stories in the Garden: Animal Family Matters]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/stories-in-the-garden-animal-family-matters http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/stories-in-the-garden-animal-family-matters Date: August 28, 2014

Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs and puppets. Programs are held outdoors in good weather; in inclement weather we will meet in Wave Hill House. Like human beings, animals ––from the biggest blue whale to the littlest earth worm––have families. This week, meet some of the cutest and silliest animal families.

For the final week of story time we will read Rabbits & Raindrops by Jim Arnosky, Tweedle Dee Dee by Charlotte Voake and Are You My Mother? By P.D. Eastman. Ideal for children ages 3 to 6 with their adult companions. Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53bc21fdb7bd1.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/summer-movie-series-frozen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/summer-movie-series-frozen Date: August 28, 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 Frozen, Fearless Princess Anna teams up with the unwilling Kristoff and a hilarious talking snowman to save her kingdom from an eternal winter. Rated PG.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hunt's Point Recreation Center

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2014-08-28 2014-08-28 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.8155, -73.8891 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/539f698990933.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Farmer's Market Fridays]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/farmers-market-fridays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/farmers-market-fridays Date: August 29, 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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2014-08-29 2014-08-29 8:30 am 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/dinosaur-safari-mysteries-revealed Date: August 29, 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 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 10:00 am 5:00 pm 40.85, -73.8808 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/534fef1ce78da.jpg Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-games Date: August 29, 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 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7532, -73.984 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Kubb]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-kubb http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-kubb Date: August 29, 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 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Ping Pong]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-ping-pong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-ping-pong Date: August 29, 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 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7545, -73.9837 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Putting Green]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-putting-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-putting-green Date: August 29, 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 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 11:00 am 7:00 pm 40.7539, -73.9846 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Juggling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-juggling http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/bryant-park-juggling Date: August 29, 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 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/seasonal-crafts Date: August 29, 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 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![CDATA[South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/south-beach-rides-on-the-ballfield http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/south-beach-rides-on-the-ballfield Date: August 29, 2014

Every Friday this summer, join us at the South Beach ballfield for children's rides and family fun. At sunset, festivities continue with free movies on the beach.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 466-1767

Location: South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 4:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.5883, -74.0679 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT
<![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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 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 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:58:26 EDT