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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 500 events
from July 25, 2014 to May 31, 2015
in History (x) category

Friday, July 25, 2014

Jul25

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Jul25

Exhibition: Tomorrow's World: The New York World’s Fairs and Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In celebration of the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the World’s Fairs, Tomorrow’s World will include never before exhibited vintage images from the Parks Photo Archive and…
Category: Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Jul25

Arts, Culture & Fun: A Cultural Tour with Queens Museum Director

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Jason Yoon, Director of Education, Queens Museum will lead participants in a stroll across Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The stroll will highlight the history of the park,…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Jul25

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle, situated high on Vista Rock.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Jul25

Conference House Tours

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Jul26

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Jul26

History of the Highland Park Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Tour the reservoir and learn about its inception, cultural impact and role as part of the "Brooklyn Waterworks".
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul26

36th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer PowWow

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
New York City's oldest and largest pow wow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, History

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Jul26

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul26

History Play Date: Design Your Own Farmhouse

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
What would your dream farmhouse look like? Visit the Dyckman Farmhouse for some inspiration! Learn about the architectural elements of Manhattan’s oldest farmhouse and then cut,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Kids
Free!

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