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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Sunday, August 4, 2013

Aug 4

Clearing in the Forest: Islands of Green

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Be transported to a Caribbean Island with the chorus of upbeat and relaxing sounds by Steel Impressions.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Seining the River Wild

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a 20-foot seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters. RSVP is required for this…
Category: Education, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 4

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
“Pop-Up Audubon” is a new interactive activity through the Audubon Center that allows you to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning adventures.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A tour designed to showcase the work of Olmsted and Vaux.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug 4

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 4

Bryant Park Le Carrousel Magique

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The masters are back with tricks up their sleeves and more amazing feats of magic to boot.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Lefferts Historic House - 2nd Floor Tours

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: Art, History, Tours

Aug 4

Lincoln Center Out of Doors Presents Heritage Sunday: The S(e)oul of Korea

at Hearst Plaza (in Lincoln Center Plaza), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.
Lincoln Center's Out of Doors performance series brings music and dance out into the streets.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 4

Historic New York: Fort Totten

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city's long history. Park history programs tell the story of…
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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