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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 1–10 out of 247 events
from April 16, 2014 to December 14, 2014
in Tours (x) category

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Apr17

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.
Visit an area of the park off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders.
Category: History, Tours

Friday, April 18, 2014

Apr18

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.
On this east-west walk you will see a hidden bench that tells time, miniature boats powered by the wind, a magnificent sculpture celebrating fresh water, and much more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Apr18

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

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Apr19

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr19

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr19

Hands-on History: Let's Go Fly a Kite!

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate National Kite Month at King Manor! Create and decorate your own kite and try flying it in our backyard!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Kids, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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Apr19

Central Park Arches and Bridges

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
Enjoy this walking tour over, under, and through these iconic and unique structures.
Category: History, Tours, Kids' Week
Free!

Apr19

Guided Tour of Harlem Fire Watchtower and Acropolis at Marcus Garvey Park

at Acropolis (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.
Preservationist and architect Angel Ayon will give a guided tour of the Harlem Fire Watchtower and Acropolis.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Apr19

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

Must See
Event
Apr19

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Established on land that would become part of Central Park, Seneca Village was Manhattan’s first known community of African-American property owners.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month

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