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Things to do with kids in Harlem: Street Games 2014 April 26 in East Harlem

Go back in time this weekend, April 26. That’s when Street Games, which takes place every year, is happening in East Harlem. Start time is 11 am.

Street Games brings back the classic games and sports played by previous generations and gives them a modern twist. New Yorkers young – and young at heart – can visit Classic Street Games zone and get moving with stickball, pogo sticks, hula hoops, double-dutch, yo-yos, and skateboarding clinics.

Street Games closes 114th Street and Pleasant Avenue in Harlem to vehicle traffic, so kids can participate in a soap box derby, learn to ride a bike clinics, street hockey, and relay races. On the adjacent fields, participants can test their soccer skills with the New York Red Bulls soccer team or throw a disc with the New York Empire ultimate team.

Below are the exact details:

WHAT: HOP OVER TO STREET GAMES 2014!

DATE: Saturday, April 26, 2014

TIME: 11:00 am-3:00 pm
(Speaking program begins at 12:30 pm)

LOCATION: Thomas Jefferson Park
114th Street and First Avenue

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Go back in time with Street Games 2013 in Spanish Harlem

Street Games, which brings back the classic games and sports from the ’60s and ’70s and introduces them to a new generation, takes place this Saturday, April 27 in East Harlem.

Stickball, pogo sticks, hula hoops, double-dutch, yo-yos, and skateboarding clinics will be available at 114th Street and Pleasant Avenue. Street Games will also feature the Red Bulls Skills Challenge – Interactive Activities from the New York Red Bulls – on the soccer fields at Thomas Jefferson Park!

Radio Disney will be spinning music all day and there will be live music and entertainment, including several performances by the Dance Theater of Harlem! See details below!

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Thomas Jefferson Park
114th Street and First Avenue

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Street Games is happening April 28 in Spanish Harlem

The 5th annual Street Games will be taking place April 28 at Thomas Jefferson Park in Spanish Harlem, which is located at 114th Street off of 1st Avenue. Street Games celebrates games from the ’60s and ’70s by introducing them to a new generation of kids. This event is FREE and open to all ages, and will feature classic activities for abilities, including:

  • Stickball
  • Pogo Sticks
  • Hula Hoops
  • Double-Dutch
  • Hippity Hop
  • Yo-Yo’s
  • Skateboarding Clinics
  • Learn to Ride Your Bike
  • Disney Zone
  • Knicks Groove Truck
  • Street Hockey
  • Sky Bounce Youth Handball Tournament – NEW!
  • Soap Box Derby – NEW!
  • Red Bulls Skills Challenge – NEW!

The event will also feature performances by the Dance Theatre of Harlem and Industrial Rhythm! And Street Games will happen rain or shine! See details below!

Street Games
Saturday, April 28, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thomas Jefferson Park, Spanish Harlem in Manhattan
114th Street off of 1st Avenue