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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 51–60 out of 350 events
from September 18, 2014 to May 31, 2015
in History (x) category

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep27

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum once again participates in Museum Day Live, an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Magazine in which museums across the country open their doors for free.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Sep27

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 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!

Sep27

Smithsonian Day

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
On Saturday, September 27th, 2014, Historic Richmond Town will participate in the tenth annual Museum Day, presented by Smithsonian magazine. A celebration of culture, learning…
Category: History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep27

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

Sep27

"The Bronx County at 100" Historic Lecture

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The year 2014 marks the centennial of the creation of Bronx County. It is the 62nd and last named county of New York State. Join BCHS Educator Angel Hernandez in a discussion…
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Sep27

Breukelen Country Fair

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Wyckoff Farmhouse museum for a day long extravaganza of crafting, creating and hands on fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Festivals, History, Kids, It's My Park Day, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Event
Sep27

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

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

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