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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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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Aug15

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
Aug15

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!

Aug15

Views From the Past

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A tour through Central Park in which you will learn about the history of the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug15

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!

Aug15

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!

Must See
Event
Aug15

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
Aug15

Bryant Park Piano

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 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!

Aug15

Castles in the Sand

at Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Ever dreamed of having your own castle? Then come out and join us for an afternoon of fun while building you very own sand castle.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

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
Aug15

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!

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