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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 131–140 out of 309 events
from October 2, 2014 to May 31, 2015
in History (x) category

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Nov 1

The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
In our continuing celebration of the New York World's Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit.
Category: Art, History

Nov 1

Dyckman in Miniature

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
On view for a limited time, a fantastical model of the historic site built by Don Rice out of LEGO® bricks. Over 3,000 pieces were used to create a fabulous scene of the farmhouse.
Category: Art, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Nov 1

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.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle. See some of the area's featured attractions, including the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, Shakespeare Garden, and the Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Nov 1

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

Nov 1

Heart of the Park: Central Park

at West 72nd and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Let the Urban Park Rangers take you down to Strawberry Fields, visit the Angel of Bethesda Terrace, and experience the tranquility of Conservatory Water.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Nov 1

Historic New York: Sylvan Grove Cemetery

at Victory Boulevard and Alberta Avenue (in Sylvan Grove Cemetery), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Dating back to the 18th century, Sylvan Gove Cemetery holds the graves of prominent locals as well as British soldiers from the Revolutionary War.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Nov 1

Flushing Cemetery Walking Tour

at Flushing Cemetery, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This walking tour will take a look at the history and horticulture, as well as the notable people of Queens who are buried there.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

Nov 1

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Nov 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

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Nov 2

Dyckman in Miniature

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
On view for a limited time, a fantastical model of the historic site built by Don Rice out of LEGO® bricks. Over 3,000 pieces were used to create a fabulous scene of the farmhouse.
Category: Art, History, Kids

Best For
Kids

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