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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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Sunday, September 1, 2013

Sep 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
Sep 1

A Clearing in the Forest: Tails and Scales

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Interact with turtles like the ones that live in the Harlem Meer, and meet their reptilian and feathered friends – snakes, lizards, and an owl…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2013

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Harlem Meer Performance Festival, now in its 20th year, presents a summer full of latin, jazz, gospel, blues and world music performed by talented artists both new and old.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sep 1

Garden Highlights Walks at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage

Sep 1

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Nocturnal Wildlife

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

7:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks…
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, September 2, 2013

Sep 2

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Sep 2

FLOW.13

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance, BxMA, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall's Island Park.
Category: Art
Free!

Sep 2

Alley Pond Adventure Course Staycation

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Bring your sneakers and have a STAYCATION with us. It’s fun and free. The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course is an outdoor adventure that fosters trust,…
Category: Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 2

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

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