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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 61–70 out of 152 events
from February 7, 2016 to August 20, 2016
in History (x) category

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Feb 27

Historic New York: Fort Totten Architecture

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points in our city’s history. This Historic New York program highlights the history and architecture of Fort Totten.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Event
Feb 27

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Feb 27

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

Feb 27

Lantern Night Hike

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Discover Central Park at night. The Rangers will discuss history and nocturnal wildlife on this night hike. Registration required. Visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 02/17/16.
Category: Nature, History, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Feb 28

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 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!

Feb 28

Lecture: Walking on Water–The Past and Future of the Old Croton Aqueduct

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the fascinating history of the 41-mile aqueduct that quenched the thirst of an expanding urban population and saved the city.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Talks, Seniors

Must See
Event
Feb 28

Historic New York: Goodhue Park

at Clinton Avenue and Prospect Avenue (in Goodhue Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.
Category: History
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 28

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Mar 1

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Make your plans to tour the People's House, Gracie Mansion. Register for a visit today: on.nyc.gov/gracietour
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

Mar 1

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Make your plans to tour the People's House, Gracie Mansion. Register for a visit today: on.nyc.gov/gracietour
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

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