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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 15, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Aug29

West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A Walking Tour of Central Park's Western Edge.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug29

Bryant Park Piano

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Clap your hands, stamp your feet, and say yeah to weekday performances of ragtime, jazz, boogie-woogie, and stride piano in Bryant Park.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug29

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!

Aug29

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
Aug29

Blooming Naturalist

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
So you think you are a naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by making your own nature journal and learn how to use binoculars and field guides.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Nature on the Go!

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the surrounding areas of the Audubon Center and learn about the nature that is all around us.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Help maintain the Sherman Creek Gardens and join our Garden Crew on Thursday evenings this spring through fall.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug29

Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Thirteen evenings featuring over a hundred different accordionists throughout the summer playing music from all over the world.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug29

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Get out on the water for kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse, located between Piers 1 and 2 (across from the Pop-Up Pool)!
Category: Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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