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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 121–130 out of 152 events
from March 28, 2015 to November 8, 2015
in History (x) category

Sunday, May 31, 2015

May31

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours led by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy docents.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May31

Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids

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May31

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), 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

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

Little Red Lighthouse Open House

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse has become widely known as the children's literary landmark "The Little Red Lighthouse".
Category: History, Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Jun 7

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours led by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy docents.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 7

Historic New York: The General Slocum Disaster

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Hear the full story about the General Slocum disaster and learn the outcomes it had for the future of boating safety.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Event
Jun 7

World's Fair Anniversary Festival

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
We're celebrating the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the NYC World's Fair with a full day of free activities for all.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, History, Kids, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jun13

Historic New York: The Fort Totten Tunnel Tour

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Learn the stories of Fort Totten and its role in defending New York City.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Jun14

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours led by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy docents.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jun20

Revolutionary New York: Staten Island

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

1:00 p.m.
Discover Staten Island's role in the American Revolution and how those events shaped the Island of today.
Category: History
Free!

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