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Street GamesApr 29, 11am - 3pm114th Street & First Avenue
On Saturday, April 29, 2017, NYC Parks and the Walt Disney Company will host the 10th Annual Street Games at Thomas Jefferson Park in Harlem! Street Games re-introduces classic, low-tech games played in the city to a new generation of kids. The event is open to all ages and abilities. The games will include stickball, pogo sticks, hula hoops, double-dutch, hopscotch, and so much more!


Event Tips:

  • Make your first stop to the NYC Parks booth to pick up a Street Games Passport! Complete 5 out of 10 of the activities on the passport to redeem a prize.
  • The event ends promptly at 3:00 p.m., so come early to experience all the fun!
  • Activity lines are subject to close early.
  • Vendors will be on site selling food and drinks.
  • Participants must sign a waiver to participate in some activities. The waivers will be provided at the event. Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present with photo identification to sign the waiver.
In the event of heavy rain or extreme weather, Street Games may be canceled. The decision to cancel the event will be made by 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017 and will be prominently posted on our website and social media channels.

For more information about this event, please call (212) 360-8214.
Thomas Jefferson Park
Visit the website NYC Parks(212) 360-1319
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The 37th Annual Spring Double Dutch TournamentApr 29, 9:30 am - 5 pm1848 Carnaga Avenue

Come join us for a free Double Dutch Tournament!

Participants are welcome to register as a team or unattached for this competition. For individuals without a team, pairings will be chosen at 10:30 a.m.

Divisions include beginners, intermediate, and advanced. Teams and individuals will be judged in the categories of compulsory, speed, freestyle, singles, and doubles.

Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility. Requests for special accommodations should be made by April 26, 2017.

Sorrentino Recreation Center
Visit the website (718) 471-4818
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Family Art Project Barking Up a Wave Hill TreeApr 29, 10am - 1pmWest 249th Street and Independence Avenue

With wax crayons and paper in hand, visit some of Wave Hill’s treasured trees and have a tactile experience through observation, touch, and simple, but rich, bark rubbings. Using these rubbings, work with burlap, cheesecloth, strips of leather, craft paper and yarn to create a collection of rich textures and bark-inspired designs. 

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. 

Wave Hill House
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