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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 1–10 out of 240 events
from July 2, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Tours (x) category

Friday, July 3, 2015

Jul 3

Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come see this group exhibition of contemporary photographs celebrating New York City’s oldest bridge, the High Bridge.
Category: Art, Tours, High Bridge
Free!

Jul 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Jul 4

Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come see this group exhibition of contemporary photographs celebrating New York City’s oldest bridge, the High Bridge.
Category: Art, Tours, High Bridge
Free!

Jul 4

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul 4

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!

Jul 4

Historic New York: Colonial Life in Fort Greene

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
On this historic walking tour, learn about the traditions, dress, and games of the colonial people and Native Americans who lived in this area of Brooklyn centuries ago.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Jul 4

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!

Jul 4

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides to visit sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Jul 5

Westchester Square History Walking Tour

at McDonald's, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit one of the oldest "villages" of The Bronx.
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Tours, Talks, Outdoor Fitness

Jul 5

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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