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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 333 events
from September 21, 2014 to May 31, 2015
in History (x) category

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep27

Museum Day Live! at Kingsland Homestead

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the…
Category: History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Sep28

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

Sep28

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Sep28

Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This festival brings to life the customs and spirit of the Middle Ages. Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town. Performers, guests and festival goers dress in medieval costume.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, History, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep28

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!

Sep28

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
History buffs will love this tour of key sites in the American Revolution and the War of 1812 and learning about the rich pre-Park history of the Harlem Meer and its surrounds.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Sep28

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

Sep28

From Ashes to Flowers: Designing a World's Fair Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a deeper look into Queens Botanical Garden's origins at the 1939 World's Fair with Margaret Anne Tockarshewsky, the leading expert on this topic.
Category: Education, History, Talks

Sep28

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Central Park Perimeter Wall, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep28

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

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