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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 128 events
from January 28, 2015 to May 31, 2015
in History (x) category

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Feb10

Exhibition: The Migration

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks’ Ebony Society invites you to celebrate Black History Month with the Arsenal Gallery exhbition The Migration.
Category: Art, History, Black History Month, Seniors
Free!

Feb10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Feb10

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

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Feb11

Exhibition: The Migration

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks’ Ebony Society invites you to celebrate Black History Month with the Arsenal Gallery exhbition The Migration.
Category: Art, History, Black History Month, Seniors
Free!

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Feb12

Exhibition: The Migration

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks’ Ebony Society invites you to celebrate Black History Month with the Arsenal Gallery exhbition The Migration.
Category: Art, History, Black History Month, Seniors
Free!

Feb12

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

Friday, February 13, 2015

Feb13

Exhibition: The Migration

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks’ Ebony Society invites you to celebrate Black History Month with the Arsenal Gallery exhbition The Migration.
Category: Art, History, Black History Month, Seniors
Free!

Feb13

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!

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Feb14

Hands-on History: 19th Century Valentines

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate with your loved ones at King Manor! Decorate a picture frame and create 19th century-inspired Valentines to give to your sweetheart. Families with children of all ages are…
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Kids, Valentine's Day
Free!

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Feb14

Historic New York: Foundations of Inwood

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

1:00 p.m.
Learn about the early residents and history of Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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