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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 141–150 out of 191 events
from May 3, 2016 to November 13, 2016
in History (x) category

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Jun 29

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Jun 30

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun 30

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, History, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Jul 7

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, History, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Jul 9

Family Activity Day: Textile Artwork

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In conjunction with our Harlem Needles Work exhibit, come explore the world of textile artwork.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History

Jul 9

Duel Re-creation

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Witness a re-creation of a pistol duel, much like the one between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr!
Category: History, Theater

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Jul 10

World's Fair History Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Meet us at the Unisphere on the second Sunday of each month for a free one-hour walking tour of World's Fair icons.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Jul 10

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th-Century NoHo

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You’ll walk the footsteps of wealthy mercantile families whose elegant Federal mansions once lined the tranquil cobblestone streets.
Category: History, Tours

Jul 10

George Washington Dinner Fundraiser

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Step back to the late 18th century to discover some of George and Martha Washington’s favorite foods and the culinary customs of America’s first presidential couple.
Category: History, Food, Talks

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Jul 14

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, History, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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