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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, July 16, 2015


Summer in the Square: Hot Peas n' Butter

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Back to Summer in the Square by popular demand, Hot Peas ‘N Butter is a unique children’s musical group that incorporates elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and rock.
Category: Concerts, Kids

Best For

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides to visit sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors


Waterfront Garden Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of our Horticulture Department and learn about the flowers that are growing on the island along the waterside.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors


Manhattan Recreation Obstacle Adventure Race

at 103rd Entrance (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will run our one-mile course while having to complete more than 10 physical challenges and obstacles.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports

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Museum of the City of New York + NYC Parks Present: Free Family Programs!

at Cherry Tree Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Museum of the City of New York and NYC Parks for NYC history and art activities!
Category: Art, History, Kids

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Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Kids

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Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz

at West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music students will provide the soundtrack for lunch in Union Square Park held every week at noon in the west side seating area. (Free:…
Category: Concerts


Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in 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 in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education


Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…


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.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus surprises from other Broadway shows.
Category: Concerts, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater

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