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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 330 events
from July 30, 2015 to May 31, 2016
in History (x) category

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

Aug 2

Reel Harlem Film Festival: Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Hailed as the definitive documentary on James Brown, this film offers an in-depth look at the life of the legendary rhythm and blues musician.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Play fun activities that focus on the history of those who lived and worked here during the Colonial and Revolutionary War era.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Exhibition: Living Landmarks

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their…
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Aug 3

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Aug 3

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Play fun activities that focus on the history of those who lived and worked here during the Colonial and Revolutionary War era.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Exhibition: Living Landmarks

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their…
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Aug 4

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Aug 4

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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