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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 41–50 out of 310 events
from October 1, 2014 to May 31, 2015
in History (x) category

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Oct11

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

Oct11

Open House NY: Self Guided Tours of Conference House Park's Historic Houses

at H.H. Biddle House- 70 Satterlee Street (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
As part of the citywide Open House NY Weekend, the Conference House, the Henry Hogg Biddle House, and the William H. Rutan House will be open for self-guided interior tours.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Fall Foliage, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

Oct11

Open House NY: 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!

Oct11

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct11

The Revitalization of Prospect Cemetery and the Chapel of the Sisters

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Prospect Cemetery is the oldest family burial ground in Queens, and one of the oldest in New York City, dating from at least 1668.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Oct11

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

Oct11

Open House New York: Kingsland Homestead

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Celebrating the city’s architecture, design history and cultural institutions, the 12th Annual Open House New York Weekend is here! Come visit us for a house tour and view…
Category: Art, History, Kids, Open House New York
Free!

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Oct12

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

Oct12

Open House NY: The Arsenal

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
As part of Open House NY, join the Urban Park Rangers on guided tours of the Historic Arsenal building in Central Park. Today it is the main headquarters for the NYC Parks…
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct12

12th Annual Open House NY Weekend at Poe Visitor Center

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
OHNY will unlock the city, allowing New Yorkers and tourists alike, access to hundreds of sites, talks, tours, performances and family activities in neighborhoods across NYC.
Category: Accessible, Art, History, Tours, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

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