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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 383 events
from April 25, 2014 to December 14, 2014
in History (x) category

Friday, June 6, 2014

Jun 6

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: Accessible, Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Jun 6

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

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Jun 7

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: Accessible, Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Jun 7

History of the Highland Park Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Join Charles Monaco, local resident and history buff, on a tour of the reservoir and learn about its inception, cultural impact and role as part of the "Brooklyn Waterworks".
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun 7

Hike the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway

at Cunningham Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
This hike will lead participants from Cunningham Park to Alley Pond Park on a historic section of the Queens Greenway.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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Jun 7

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

Must See
Event
Jun 7

Jeffrey's Hook 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 story of the lighthouse in Fort Washington Park was popularized by the children's book The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge.
Category: History, Kids, Tours, Talks
Free!

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Event
Jun 7

Tea in the Garden: Scones and Sachets

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon of history and tasty treats. Our tea party will take place outdoors to enjoy the view of the Mansion’s historic sunken garden.
Category: History, Food

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Jun 8

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: Accessible, Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Jun 8

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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