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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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from October 12, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Aug 1

Bryant Park Chess

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess, checkers, and backgammon, are available fora small fee. Provided by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

Aug 1

Bryant Park Le Carrousel

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Le Carrousel was specially created to complement the park's French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons.
Category: Games
Free!

Aug 1

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 1

Free Carousel Rides in Prospect Park

at Willink Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Carousel rides will be free all day, every Thursday to children 12 and younger August!* Sponsored by Astoria Federal Savings. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Northern Forts Tour

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 of the Harlem Meer.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug 1

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Casts from the most popular musicals on and off Broadway perform their biggest hits.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 1

High Line Field Station

at Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Aug 1

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join one of our trained staff in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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