A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from June 17, 2006
Adventures NYC
The Parks Department started "Adventures NYC" in 2005, with a second annual event in 2006.

Adventures NYC
Locations Citywide

For the second year, the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, with Backpacker Magazine, turns the Big Apple into the country's largest urban adventure playground with Adventures NYC, a five borough celebration of all things outdoors. Designed to encourage New Yorkers to take advantage of the parks and natural resources just outside their doorstep, Adventures NYC offers both novice and experienced outdoor enthusiasts a variety of adventures. Activities will include hiking, camping, rock climbing, trapeze shows, fishing demos, and kayaking -- all in the middle of New York City!

Saturday, Jun 17, 2006
Adventures NYC in Central Park
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Category: Athletic Events, Concerts, Performances, and Films, Free, General Events, Kids

Adventures NYC: Brooklyn Canoe Trip (RSVP on June 5)
11:00 am
Category: Athletic Events, Environmental, Free, Kids

Adventures NYC: Kissena Corridor Bike Ride
10:00 am
Category: Athletic Events, Environmental, Free, General Events, Tours

Adventures NYC: Moses Mountain Hike
11:00 am
Category: Athletic Events, Environmental, Free, General Events, Kids

Adventures NYC: Pelham Bay Park Trek
10:00 am
Category: Environmental, Free, General Events, Kids, Tours

Saturday, Jun 24, 2006
Adventures NYC: Under the Starsâ„¢
5:00 pm - 7:00 am
Category: Free, Kids

Adventures NYC in Central Park
Saturday, Jun 17, 2006
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Adventures NYC: Experience adventure on June 17 in New York City's biggest backyard, Central Park, with Adventures NYC. Central Park's Naumburg Bandshell will serve as "basecamp," with a gear expo and a variety of interactive events for adults and children. Test your skills in rock climbing or try kayaking for the first time. Take part in an outdoor fitness class and watch demos of back-country cooking. Exciting musical performances and x-games demos are sure to bring out the outdoor enthusiast in you!

Performance Schedule - Naumburg Bandshell

Time Event

12:00 - 12:10 Val Emmich, acoustic performance
12:10 - 12:20 Introductions/Welcome
12:20 - 1:00 Val Emmich performance continues
1:15 - 1:30 Tent & Trails Fashion Show
1:45 - 2:30 Backcountry Cooking with Backpacker Editor Kristin Hostetter
2:45 - 4:00 Sonya Kitchell, musical performance

Location: Central Park - Bandshell, Dead Road, Bethesda Fountain and Lake - mid-park between 66th and 72nd Streets

More Information:
Phone number: 212-360-8219
Backpacker Magazine

Posted by Barry Popik
Holidays/Events/Parades • Saturday, June 17, 2006 • Permalink

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