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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 22, 2013

Aug22

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
Aug22

Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A tour of Belvedere Castle and the surrounding area.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug22

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!

Aug22

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!

Aug22

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
Aug22

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
Aug22

Making Books Sing Presents My City Park

at Fort Washington Library, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.
The New York Public Library will present Making Books Sing's new touring production My City Park.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

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
Aug22

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!

Aug22

Gateway National Recreation Area General Management Plan Open House

at Fort Wadsworth, Building 120, Staten Island

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The National Park Service will hold a series of open houses to allow the public to comment on the DRAFT General Management Plan for Gateway National Recreation Area.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Talks, Fishing
Free!

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