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The High Line is one of the most interesting parks in the world, not just New York City. It is a 1-mile linear park, built on a section of the former West Side Line rail. It has brilliantly been restructured as an aerial greenway, running from Gansevoort Street to 30th Street; the project began in 2006 and was completed in just 2009 and 2012 respectively. The High Line is rich with NYC history and symbolizes the city’s phoenix-like nature—its very essence is continuously reborn with the times, growing more and more magnificent and robust than before.

Don’t miss these enjoyable events:

[Weekly] Guided Free Walking Tours

When: Every Tuesday between May 6 and September 23 from 6:30-7:30 pm
Where: Gansevoort Street entrance
Why: These weekly tours are free one hour sessions that discuss the park’s history, design, and landscape. Since it is first come first served, please be aware to arrive fifteen minutes early. While on the tour, don’t forget to get some gelato at West 16th St!

[Weekly] Stargazing
When: Every Tuesday between April 1 and October 28 at 10:30 pm
Where: Between West 13th and 14th Streets at The High Line
Why: These weekly tours are free stargazing sessions that have no line or RSVP required policy. Why wouldn’t you want to peer at the moon through high-powered telescopes of the Amateur Astronomers Association?

[Weekly] Wild Wednesday
When: Every Wednesday in July & August at 6:00 pm
Where:14th Street Passage at The High Line
Why: These events are perfect for children, as they explore nature with activities and crafts. Some activities include building forts, machines, and learning about insect and plant life.

[Weekly] Lawn Time for Little Ones
When: Every Thursday in July & August at 10:00 to 11:30 am
Where: 23rd Street Lawn at The High Line
Why: Here, you can expect storytelling, sing-alongs, and crafts with children aged five and younger. Caregivers must attend. RSVP not required.

[Weekly] Arty Hours
When: Every Saturday in July & August at 10:00 to 11:30 am
Where: 23rd Street Lawn at The High Line
Why: Create sculptures inspired by Archeo that you can take home! Some activities include making found sculptures using things ‘found and round,’ assemble a sculpture that moves with your body, and creating a ‘personal potion’ about who you are! RSVP not required.

The full calendar of events is here.