NYC Parks Events Calendar
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 239 events
from April 26, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in History (x) category
Saturday, May 2, 2015
at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Learn more about the food you love the most. Historian Ellen Schnepel and Morris-Jumel Executive Director Carol Ward will discuss all things chocolate, from the history of its…
Category: History, Food, Talks
at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Freshkills Park staff will be on hand to guide you through the history of the site as the Fresh Kills Landfill and discuss the development of new capital projects at Freshkills Park!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), 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
at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Dr. Harriet Davis-Kram will discuss women's fashion trends in the 18th through the early 20th centuries, including clothing, makeup and the role of advertising.
Category: Education, History, Talks, Seniors
Sunday, May 3, 2015
at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.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