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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 231–240 out of 342 events
from September 19, 2014 to May 31, 2015
in History (x) category

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Nov22

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!

Nov22

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

Nov22

Historic New York: Native Americans

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

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.
Category: Education, Nature, History
Free!

Nov22

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Walk from the Dairy to Belvedere Castle and see how the park's interwoven landscapes began as a series of images envisioned by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
Category: History, Tours

Nov22

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 23, 2014

Nov23

Historic New York: Brooklyn Bridge

at Brooklyn Bridge Park Entrance at Old Fulton and Furman Streets (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.
Explore the history of the Brooklyn Bridge, from the time when it ws first built to its present day place in our growing city, and Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Nov23

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle. See some of the area's featured attractions, including the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, Shakespeare Garden, and the Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Nov23

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

Nov23

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Central Park Perimeter Wall, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Nov23

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

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