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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 221–230 out of 350 events
from September 17, 2014 to May 31, 2015
in History (x) category

Friday, November 14, 2014

Nov14

Central Park Tour: Tavern & Its Green

at Tavern on the Green (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Travel back in time to the sheepfold and its grazing green, then jump to modern day Park highlights in the vicinity, including a world-famous restaurant, Sheep Meadow, the Mall with its statues and majestic stand of American Elms, and the Children's District with its famous Carousel.
Category: History, Tours

Nov14

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

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Nov15

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

Nov15

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

Nov15

Ranger's Choice: Lenape Thanksgiving

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The Rangers will guide you to historic sites within the park and discuss the culture of the Lenape people.
Category: Education, History, Thanksgiving
Free!

Nov15

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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!

Nov15

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

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Nov16

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!

Nov16

240th Commemoration of the Battle of Fort Washington

at Cafe Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet Margaret Corbin and learn about why losing the battle for Manhattan helped us win the war.
Category: Education, History
Free!

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Nov16

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

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