Street Games 2018Apr 28, 11am - 3pm114th Street and Pleasant Avenue

Play old-school street games from the '60s and '70s at our 11th annual Street Games festival in East Harlem!

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.

Games include:

  • Pogo Sticks
  • Hula Hoops
  • Double Dutch
  • Hippity Hop
  • Yo-Yos
  • Box Car Derby
  • Jumbo Games
  • Obstacle Course
  • Imagination Playground
  • Ultimate Disc
  • Wheelchair Basketball

Street Games is also more than just games! Join us for performances by a yo-yo master, hip-hop breakdancers, and the Dance Theatre of Harlem!

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 27, 2018 and will be prominently posted on our website and social media channels.

For accessibility information, please contact Chris Noel by April 27 at (718) 760-6831 or

Thomas Jefferson Park
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Arbor DayApr 27, 12pm - 4pmAudubon Center at the Boathouse

Join Prospect Park Alliance this Arbor day for games, crafts and an exhibit on Brooklyn's last remaining forest, Prospect Park!

  • Discovery Pack, Noon - 3:00 p.m.: The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Bird Nerd Game Hour, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Learn about birds and nature in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
  • Nature on the Go, ID a Tree, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Take an in-depth look at the largest organism within Prospect Park (trees) and discover the important role forests play in providing different habitats for the Park’s wildlife. This program leaves promptly at 2 pm.
  • Nature’s Helpers, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Did you know that trees help trees? After learning how mulch protects tree roots, spend time spreading wood chips around trees. This program leaves promptly at 3:00 p.m.


Prospect Park
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Junior Arborist StationApr 28, 11am - 3pmWave Hill

Kids are invited to don tree-climbing harnesses and hardhats and ascend into the canopy of our old sugar maple tree to get a bird’s-eye view of Wave Hill.

Arborists from Almstead Tree, Shrub & Lawn Care are on hand to assist budding arborists as well as answer questions about the big, old trees at Wave Hill. 

Ages five and older welcome with an adult. 


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