West 104th Street Garden

August 1, 2008

F.Y.I.: Interesting August Summer Events — LM

Filed under: Events — by west104garden @ 9:04 am


NATIONAL NIGHT OUT-All welcome to meet local NYPD officers and members of the Precinct Council

Tuesday, August 5, from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 25th Annual Celebration of “National Night Out” 24 Precinct Community Council Celebration at Happy Warrior Playground (Amsterdam Avenue btw 98th and 99th Streets), including food, music games and a clown for the children. Contact: Ms. Lucile Donte at 212.662.0723 or the 24 Precinct Community Affairs Office at 212.678.1811. 20 Precinct celebrates at Verdi Square, 72nd Street and Broadway with a band and lots of freebies. Contact: Ms. Sam Katz (212) 587-1000 or samkatz@nycdetectives.org

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Summer Chess-In-Parks Program: Councilmember Gale A. Brewer, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, brought a Summer Chess-In-Parks Program to Samuel Bennerson Park, located on 64th Street between Amstrerdam Avenue and West End Avenue in Amsterdam Houses/Addition (NYCHA).  This program, scheduled July 7 to August 21, Monday – Thursday, 10 AM to 2 PM,  includes free instruction in all elements of chess, including piece movement, strategies, opening lines, checkmating patterns, tactics and more.  This program is fun and is open to all children. Info: 212-408-0296.

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2008 Parks Mobile Units: NYC Department of Parks and Recreation Mobile Unit For the past five summers Council Member Gale A. Brewer, in coordination with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, has brought Mobile Units to parks throughout the neighborhoods of the Upper West Side and Clinton.

August 6 from 11 AM – 5 PM: Skate Unit , with in-line skates, helmets and knee guards, Harborview Houses Courtyard, 530 West 55th Street.

August 22 from 11 AM – 5 PM: Skate Unit , with in-line skates, helmets and knee guards, Amsterdam Houses, 64th Street between Amsterdam and West End Avenues.

August 28 from 11 AM – 5 PM: Fitness Unit, Dance Dance Revolution, a musical video arcade game played on a dance pad, along with hula hoops, jump ropes, and fun activities for people of all ages, DeHostos, West 93rd Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway.

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