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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 174 events
from March 6, 2015 to June 7, 2015
in History (x) category

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Mar 8

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

Mar 8

New York State Pavilion: Lecture & Book Signing by Author Christian Kellberg

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Christian Kellberg is privileged to have been part of a volunteer effort to paint the New York State Pavilion mezzanine over the last three years.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks

Monday, March 9, 2015

Mar 9

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Mar 9

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern Park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Mar10

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the Park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City. Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar10

Urban Park Ranger Hike: The Estates of Pelham Bay Park

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Look for the other grand country estates that neighbored Bartow-Pell in the 19th century on this fascinating hike with an Urban Park Ranger. We’ll explore the area north of the…
Category: Nature, History, Talks
Free!

Mar10

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

Mar10

Creating Landmarks: Revival Style Townhouses of 19th Century Manhattan

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.
The 19th century European and American passion for historic, romantic and picturesque architecture combined in a profusion of revival styles including the Greek, Gothic, Renaissance,…
Category: History, Talks

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mar11

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Mar12

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…
Category: Education, History, Tours

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