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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 174 events
from March 6, 2015 to June 7, 2015
in History (x) category

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mar18

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.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Mar18

Lecture with New York City Audubon in conjunction with The Artwork of Alan Messer

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Audubon has worked for over 30 years to protect wild birds and their habitat in the NYC, through public outreach and advocacy, educational programming, and scientific research.
Category: Accessible, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Mar19

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Mar19

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern Park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar19

Magnificent Marble Mausoleums of the Bronx

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:30 p.m.
During the Gilded Age, many builders of country estates in the Bronx commissioned permanent homes in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Category: History, Talks

Friday, March 20, 2015

Mar20

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Mar20

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.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mar21

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Mar21

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Mar21

Women's History Month: A Look at Bronx Women in the 17th and 18th Centuries

at The Bronx County Archives, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Courageous pioneers with their wives settled here in a time of uncertainty. Learn about some of the women who settled here.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

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