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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 21–30 out of 326 events
from October 21, 2014 to May 31, 2015
in History (x) category

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct25

Riding the Waves Exhibit

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Open House New York
Free!

Oct25

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Pass over streams and under arches on a maze of pathways in this secluded, 38-acre woodland on this route, which involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct25

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

Oct25

Haunted Lantern Tours

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Leave your fear at home as the Urban Park Rangers lead your family through the haunted Fort Totten Water Battery.
Category: History, Kids, Tours, Halloween
Free!

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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct26

The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
In our continuing celebration of the New York World's Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit.
Category: Art, History

Oct26

Geology and History of Dyckman Street With Sidney Horenstein

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Join Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his geology, history, and natural history walk through Dyckman Street
Category: Nature, History
Free!

Oct26

Historic New York: Riverdale Bell Tower

at Bell Tower Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.
What do World War I, a Spanish Bell, a Mexican Monastery, and a general nicknamed "Old Fuss and Feathers" have to do with this quiet corner of the Bronx?
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct26

Dyckman in Miniature

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
On view for a limited time, a fantastical model of the historic site built by Don Rice out of LEGO® bricks. Over 3,000 pieces were used to create a fabulous scene of the farmhouse.
Category: Art, History, Kids

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Oct26

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!

Oct26

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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!

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