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Sports Events in New York City This Weekend - February 16-February 18

February 12, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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NYC is home to the Knicks, the Yankees, the Jets, the Rangers, the Mets, the Nets, and the Islanders, so you can bet that there are sporting events happening in the city no matter the season. (There's also soccer, minor league baseball, marathons, and all kinds of college teams.) Find out what sports events in New York City are happening this weekend on City Guide's roundup and then snag some tickets for a game you'll never forget.

Aviator's Retro Video Game Tournament and Expo - Aviator Sports and Events Center
February 17, 2018 - Brooklyn

Aviator Sports and Events Center, New York's largest Sports and Events venue, is hosting a retro video game tournament focusing on sports classics on February 17th, 2018. There will be five 32 person tournaments where competitors will play classic retro sports games and win hundreds of dollars worth of prizes! Games include NBA Jam, Def Jam: Fight for NY, and more! At the Buy/Sell/Trade Expo portion of the event meet vendors and other retro gamers. Check out your favorite shops and find some new ones as well! You can buy, sell or trade for games, systems, parts, and other pop culture and sports memorabilia. The event will also be hosting a silent auction, which will feature incredible items such as Stan Lee autographs, Star Wars actors autographs, New York Sports memorabilia and more! (Subject to change) There will be a panel featuring Patrick Hickey Jr. author of The Minds Behind The Games and Leonard Herman, The Game Scholar, who is regarded as one of the earliest and most respected videogame historians. Leonard is the author of Phoenix: The Fall & Rise of Home Videogames. Learn more about Patrick Hickey Jr.'s book here!

Romeo Santos - Madison Square Garden
February 18, 2018 - new york

Board Game Meet Up - QED Astoria
February 18, 2018 - Queens

Break out the board games and bring your friends to play anything you like. We've got lots of games and snacks in stock and beer & wine all day. Free admission. This is a great chance to learn how to play new games or play ones that require extra players.

Exerskate - Bryant Park
Through March 01, 2018 - New York

Work up a sweat on the Rink with an on-ice circuit workout. Expect exercises used by figure and hockey skaters that will make you a better skater. Class starts promptly at 8am. We recommend that you arrive at least 20 minutes early to check-in, put on your skates, and stow your belongings in a locker. You may bring your own skates and lock; skate rental is $20 per person and locks are $10. Showers and towels are not provided. This class is recommended for competent skaters. Participants should feel comfortable with stopping, moving forward, and skating without holding onto anything. The Rink is open to the public during Exerskate sessions. Photo Credit: Colin Miller

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