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Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 12:00am to 2:00am
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Learn about ways to share your talents and get involved at the High Line in 2013.

Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 12:00am to 2:00am
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Learn about ways to share your talents and get involved at the High Line in 2013.

Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 4:30pm to Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 3:30pm
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The next time a large snowstorm hits New York City, grab your hat and mittens and bring your creativity to the park for our High Line Snow Sculpt-Off.

Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 6:30am
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There is a thick sheet of ice below the snow on the High Line. In the interest of visitor safety, the park will remain closed on Saturday, February 9 to allow Friends of the High Line staff and volunteers to complete the snow and ice removal. The Snow Sculpt-Off will be postponed until Sunday, February 10.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 2:00am
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As temperatures rise and the days get longer, join us for High Line Spring Cutback, our biggest horticultural event of the year.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 2:00am
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As temperatures rise and the days get longer, join us for High Line Spring Cutback, our biggest horticultural event of the year.

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 2:00am
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As temperatures rise and the days get longer, join us for High Line Spring Cutback, our biggest horticultural event of the year.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
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Gaze at the stars, planets, and moon and chat with members of the Amateur Astronomers Association about the sights you see.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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SoulCycle is bringing its inspirational full-body cycling workout to the High Line for a special one-night-only fundraising event!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 8:00am to 10:00am
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Stop by the park on your way to work or school to assist High Line Gardeners and High Line Custodians with their morning activities, such as pruning the plants, weeding the beds, raking leaves, cleaning the park’s design features, and more.

Monday, April 22, 2013 - 8:00am to 10:00am
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Don’t miss this special occasion to learn about volunteer opportunities at the High Line.

Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 8:00am to 10:00am
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High Line Volunteer Fairs are presented by Friends of the High Line. REI is a supporting partner of the High Line Volunteer Program.

Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 11:00am to 7:00pm
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Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 8:00am to 11:00am
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Stop by the park on your way to work or school to assist High Line Gardeners and High Line Custodians with their morning activities, such as pruning the plants, weeding the beds, raking leaves, cleaning the park’s design features, and more.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Discover the High Line’s history, design, and landscape during a free guided walking tour.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
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Gaze at the stars, planets, and moon and chat with members of the Amateur Astronomers Association about the sights you see.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Go back in time on a walking tour that explores the role the High Line has played in feeding New York City.

Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
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Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.

Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Take a walking tour with a High Line Gardener to get an insider’s look at the park’s unique horticultural design.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 11:30am
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Join us for the Friends of the High Line annual Spring Benefit on May 14!

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Hear the story behind El Anatsui’s Broken Bridge II, the park’s largest outdoor art installation, during a walking tour led by High Line Art and the Brooklyn Museum.

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 10:00am to 8:00pm
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Give someone a seat on the subway. Send a friend a handwritten note. Start an urban garden.

Stop by the High Line to plan your sweet act for the day. Take part in an interactive installation presented by Sweet Leaf® Tea, and enjoy free iced tea and goodies as you take in the views from the High Line.

Monday, May 27, 2013 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
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Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Join a walking tour with the project lead behind the High Line to learn about the design process, from concept through execution.

Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 8:00am to 9:00am
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Join High Line Gardener Maryanne Stubbs for an early morning exploration of the park.

Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 11:00am to 7:00pm
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Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 8:00am to 11:00am
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Stop by the park on your way to work or school to assist High Line Gardeners and High Line Custodians with their morning activities, such as pruning the plants, weeding the beds, raking leaves, cleaning the park’s design features, and more.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Discover the High Line’s history, design, and landscape during a free guided walking tour.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
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Gaze at the stars, planets, and moon and chat with members of the Amateur Astronomers Association about the sights you see.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Hear surprising stories about the meat industry during this walking tour of the High Line with Robin Shulman, the author of Eat the City.

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
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Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Take a walking tour with a High Line Gardener to get an insider’s look at the park’s unique horticultural design.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
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The marvels of the carnival await you at this year's Summer Party on the High Line Presented by Coach on Tuesday, June 11!

Tickets start at $175 for a limited time! Join us for a carnival-inspired celebration, featuring a fortune teller, your favorite boardwalk games, and of course, delicious food and drinks on the High Line. This year’s party will also feature DJ Kiss, and Coach carnival prizes.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Orlando Marin, the Last Mambo King, and his dynamic band kick off ¡Arriba! nights at the High Line with traditional salsa and merengue music.

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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A chamber orchestra of violins, flutes, and percussion mimic the sounds of crickets by playing a series of short musical interludes based on field recordings taken from all over the world.

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Hear two proposals to transform the Reading Viaduct, an out-of-use railway traveling through the heart of Philadelphia.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 8:00am to 11:00am
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Stop by the park on your way to work or school to assist High Line Gardeners and High Line Custodians with their morning activities, such as pruning the plants, weeding the beds, raking leaves, cleaning the park’s design features, and more.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Discover the High Line’s history, design, and landscape during a free guided walking tour.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
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Gaze at the stars, planets, and moon and chat with members of the Amateur Astronomers Association about the sights you see.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Bring the kids and stop by on Wednesdays for free, hands-on nature activities at the High Line.

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
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Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.

Friday, July 5, 2013 - 11:00am to 7:00pm
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Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.

Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 8:00am to 9:00am
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Join High Line Gardener Maryanne Stubbs for an early morning exploration of the park.

Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Create your own work of art inspired by the High Line!

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Join historian Andrew Dolkart for a walking tour that explores the time when freight trains and cargo ships ruled Manhattan’s West Side.

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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Every Thursday throughout the summer, families are invited to join us at the 23rd Street Lawn for a delightful morning of music, stories, bubbles, and blocks perfect for young children.

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Take a walking tour with a High Line Gardener to get an insider’s look at the park’s unique horticultural design.

Monday, July 15, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us for a special panel discussion about equity in open space featuring Majora Carter and Enrique Peñalosa.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
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Stay tuned for more details about these evenings of dancing, music, movies, and more created for teens.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us on the High Line for the kick-off of the 2013 poetry series with readings from award-winning poets.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Liliana Araújo and her lively band Forró da Madame heat up the night with Brazilian forró music and dancing.

Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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El Anatsui (Ghanaian, born 1944). Earth’s Skin, 2007. Aluminum and copper wire, 177 x 394 in. (449.6 x 1000.8 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Photograph by Joe Levack, courtesy of the Akron Art Museum

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
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Join us for Honey Day at the High Line, a pop-up artisanal honey market with free honey tastings and hands-on educational activities for all ages to celebrate sustainable artisanal honey production in New York City.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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Every Thursday throughout the summer, families are invited to join us at the 23rd Street Lawn for a delightful morning of music, stories, bubbles, and blocks perfect for young children.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
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Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 11:00am to 7:00pm
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Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.

Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 8:00am to 9:00am
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Join High Line Gardener Maryanne Stubbs for an early morning exploration of the park.

Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Go on a kid-friendly scavenger hunt for High Line Art, then create your own masterpiece inspired by the High Line.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 8:00am to 11:00am
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Stop by the park on your way to work or school to assist High Line Gardeners and High Line Custodians with their morning activities, such as pruning the plants, weeding the beds, raking leaves, cleaning the park’s design features, and more.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Discover the High Line’s history, design, and landscape during a free guided walking tour.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
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Gaze at the stars, planets, and moon and chat with members of the Amateur Astronomers Association about the sights you see.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Bring the kids and stop by on Wednesdays for free, hands-on nature activities at the High Line.

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Take a walking tour with a High Line Gardener to get an insider’s look at the park’s unique horticultural design.

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
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Dress like a fashionista and come out to party like a star.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Join us for dancing to a live performance by Nu D’Lux. This is the last in our series of three dance parties featuring New York's finest live salsa and merengue bands.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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See what happens when teens team up with designers to create the hottest looks for this year’s back-to-school season.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 8:00am to 11:00am
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Stop by the park on your way to work or school to assist High Line Gardeners and High Line Custodians with their morning activities, such as pruning the plants, weeding the beds, raking leaves, cleaning the park’s design features, and more.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Discover the High Line’s history, design, and landscape during a free guided walking tour.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
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Gaze at the stars, planets, and moon through the high-powered telescopes of the Amateur Astronomers Association and chat with experts about the sights you see.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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Every week, join chefs from High Line Food to create your own tasty snack.

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
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Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 11:00am to 7:00pm
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Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.

Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 8:00am to 9:00am
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Join High Line Gardener Maryanne Stubbs for an early morning exploration of the park.

Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Take a walking tour with a High Line Gardener to get an insider’s look at the park’s unique horticultural design.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Tickets are now on sale for the first-ever High Line Art Dinner, taking place on the High Line on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. The dinner’s proceeds will help us sustain this incredible public art program and the park we cherish.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 7:00pm to 7:45pm
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Artist Pablo Bronstein has conceived a new performance in which two ballet dancers will perform on top of a palm tree.

Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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Join historian Matthew Postal for a view into the High Line’s past.

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Learn about plans to transform a municipal landfill into one of New York City’s largest public parks.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Join Peter Mullan, Friends of the High Line Vice President for Planning & Design, to learn about the planning and development of the High Line and to get an insider’s look at the park’s unique design elements.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Take a walk with High Line Gardeners to learn about horticulture on the High Line and the surprising uses of everyday plants.

Monday, September 30, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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The National Building Museum has awarded its fifteenth Vincent Scully Prize to High Line Co-Founders Joshua David and Robert Hammond for their work in creating one of the most successful urban revitalization projects to date.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
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Gaze at the stars, planets, and moon through the high-powered telescopes of the Amateur Astronomers Association and chat with experts about the sights you see.

Repeats every day until Sun Oct 06 2013 .
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 10:00am to 8:00pm
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Amazon is transforming the High Line into the ultimate living room experience where you can try out the all-new Kindle Paperwhite.

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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Join Leslie Day and Trudy Smoke, the author and the illustrator of Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City, to learn about the beautiful trees on the High Line.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Take a walk with Cecilia Alemani, the Donald R. Mullen, Jr. Curator and Director of High Line Art, and learn about the newly curated projects of High Line Art.

Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 10:00am
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As part of openhousenewyork, Friends of the High Line is offering an extended tour schedule for Carol Bove’s Caterpillar, presented by High Line Art at the High Line at the Rail Yards.

Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 10:00am
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As part of openhousenewyork, Friends of the High Line is offering an extended tour schedule for Carol Bove’s Caterpillar, presented by High Line Art at the High Line at the Rail Yards.

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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What happens when hundreds of people gather for a one-pot meal at a communal table on the High Line?

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
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Come in costume for a day of family-friendly community festivities all in celebration of the fall season.

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Come see the latest design concept for the Spur at the rail yards.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
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For the High Line Art Performance “Texas Fried Tenor,” Jamal Cyrus creates a dynamic soundscape by deep-frying a saxophone while reciting a poem based on the Texas Tenor saxophone tradition. Part of Performa 13.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 2:45pm to 3:15pm
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During this High Line Art Performance, artist Benjamin Patterson offers participants hats constructed from newspapers in exchange for an idea. Part of Performa 13.

Repeats every week every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Mon Dec 16 2013 .
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 1:00pm to Monday, December 16, 2013 - 3:00pm
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Help bring toys and holiday cheer to more than 300 Chelsea neighborhood children in need. Bring new, UNWRAPPED gifts for kids between the ages of 3 and 15 to the High Line Toy Drive drop-off box inside Chelsea Market weekdays between 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM, December 2 through December 16.

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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After more than 14 years of work preserving and transforming the High Line and inspiring new ways of thinking about the city, parks, public space, preservation, and community, Co-Founder Robert Hammond will be leaving Friends of the High Line at the end of 2013. Come celebrate Robert’s dedication, vision, and leadership at this farewell event.

Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Sing and march along to your favorite holiday carols with New York City Housing Authority Youth Chorus, B.E.D., and The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Marching band.

Saturday, December 21, 2013 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Turn your footsteps into electric guitar chords, car horns, and other instruments as you stroll down the High Line.