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Jamaica Bay By Land, Sea and Air: A Family Fun Day Presented by NYC Parks and the National Park Service

Sunday, September 29, 2013

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

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Join NYC Parks & the National Park Service for a free family fun day: Jamaica Bay by Land Sea and Air.

The day begins with raptors and birds of prey at noon, presented by the Oyster Bay Theodore Roosevelt Audubon Sanctuary. This event is a live animal show and tell that will include a selection of birds of prey that can be seen up close.

Master Storyteller Jonathan Kruk will be telling stories to kids with his Flights of Fancy: Planes Birds and Dragons at noon, 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. in the Ryan Center, and the Bossy Frog Band will perform on the porch of the Ryan Center at 2:00 p.m.

In addition to these scheduled events there will be opportunities to try kayaking, biking, tent set up, fishing,  hiking/birding, and garden walks. There will be food vendors on site during the event,  and plenty of free parking.


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Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(718) 421-2021


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