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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 21–30 out of 174 events
from March 6, 2015 to June 7, 2015
in History (x) category

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Mar12

Hollywood East, or Making Movies on City Island

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

7:30 p.m.
Did you know that the first feature-length film for which a full copy still exists was made on City Island and in New Rochelle? Or that D. W. Griffith’s movie studio shed in…
Category: Film, History, Talks

Friday, March 13, 2015

Mar13

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

Mar13

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Mar13

Spirit of the Irish Candlelight Ghost Tour

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Doors slam, floorboards creak, voices call into the night. For more than seven decades, mystifying and mysterious tales have surrounded the Merchant’s House, leading The New York…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Saint Patrick's Day

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Saturday, March 14, 2015

Mar14

Hands-on History: You've Got Mail!

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Write a letter with a quill and ink, just like Rufus King! Hear a true story about a dog that helped postal workers in the 19th century. Take a museum tour and see a mailbox used in…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids, Tours
Free!

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Kids
Mar14

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

Mar14

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.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar14

Soundview II: Historic Walking Tour

at Whitlock Avenue Train station, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bronx County Historical Society Educator Angel Hernandez on a historic stroll through Soundview as he points out historic sites, as well as the present attractions of the area.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors

Mar14

Women in Comics Panel & Justice Woman Screening

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Regine Sawyer in her panel discussion celebrating Women's History month and women's contribution to comics, film, animation, cosplay and publishing.
Category: Education, Film, History, Tours, Women's History Month, Talks
Free!

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Event
Mar14

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

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