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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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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Aug 8

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 8

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 8

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 8

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 8

Cross-Park Promenade

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
A tour through Central Park.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug 8

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 8

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!

Aug 8

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
Aug 8

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
Aug 8

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

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