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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 107 events
from February 28, 2015 to June 7, 2015
in History (x) category

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Feb28

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields, on this east-to-west walk.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Feb28

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Feb28

Lantern Night Hike

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Discover Central Park and the Belvedere Castle at night.
Category: Nature, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb28

A Midwinter Night's Dream

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

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
While our jazz band plays, enjoy tasty bites, sweet delights, and a champagne punch.
Category: Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, History, Food, Waterfront, Seniors

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Mar 1

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Mar 1

Historic New York: Goodhue Park

at Clinton Avenue and Prospect Avenue (in Goodhue Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Newly acquired by the Department of Parks and Recreation, Goodhue Park is home to a variety of wildlife. Be the first to explore the trails on a tour.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 1

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Monday, March 2, 2015

Mar 2

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Mar 3

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Mar 5

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…
Category: Education, History, Tours

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