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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 310 events
from October 1, 2014 to May 31, 2015
in History (x) category

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

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Nov 2

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!

Nov 2

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 2

Historic New York: Native Americans

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

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. Historic New York Programs focus on the…
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Nov 2

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, November 3, 2014

Nov 3

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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!

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Nov 4

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
See the Park’s northernmost highlights on this walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Nov 4

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, November 6, 2014

Nov 6

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 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 6

Considering Robert Moses

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a trip back in time, as Joseph Smith assumes the role of the polarizing urban planner and “master builder” Robert Moses.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

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