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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 31–40 out of 250 events
from April 18, 2014 to December 14, 2014
in History (x) category

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Apr27

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
History buffs will love this tour of the Harlem Meer and its environs, which were key lands in the American Revolution and the War of 1812. The route involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Apr29

Central Park Tour: Tavern & Its Green

at Giuseppe Mazzini statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Discover the parade ground that became the Sheep Meadow and the sheepfold that became a world famous restaurant, then explore the Children’s District and the Mall.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Apr30

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 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

Apr30

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

May 1

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!

Friday, May 2, 2014

May 2

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Visit an area of the park off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders.
Category: History, Tours

May 2

Central Park Tour: Curator Talk on Women in Central Park

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Join Conservatory Garden Curator, Diane Schaub, for this walk through the Garden that will focus on women's roles in shaping the space, from designer Betty Sprout through restoration work by Lynden Miller to her own designed displays.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Women's History Month

May 2

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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Saturday, May 3, 2014

May 3

Jane's Walk: Building Sustainability with Stewardship

at Clinton Avenue and Fulton Street

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Jane’s Walks are organized and led by urban enthusiasts, animators and organizations that celebrate Jane Jacobs’ legacy.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

May 3

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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