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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 11–20 out of 322 events
from October 22, 2014 to May 31, 2015
in History (x) category

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct25

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

Oct25

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct25

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
Oct25

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct25

Halloween Extravaganza at the Conference House

at Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy bouncy rides, arts and crafts, games, tattoos, photo op’s, magic shows, an aerialist performance, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, History, Kids, Halloween, Food, Waterfront

Best For
Kids
Oct25

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

Oct25

Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Open House New York
Free!

Oct25

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Pass over streams and under arches on a maze of pathways in this secluded, 38-acre woodland on this route, which involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct25

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

Oct25

Haunted Lantern Tours

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Leave your fear at home as the Urban Park Rangers lead your family through the haunted Fort Totten Water Battery.
Category: History, Kids, Tours, Halloween
Free!

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