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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 11–20 out of 213 events
from September 22, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Tours (x) category

Friday, September 26, 2014

Sep26

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that West Siders know all-too-well: a lost village, a poetic garden, the Oak Bridge, and a tear drop-shaped landscape that memorializes a fallen musical icon.
Category: History, Tours

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep27

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!

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 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

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

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Recapturing the Scenic Wilds is inspired by Theodore Roosevelt, a former resident of Wave Hill who had…
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Sep27

Night Hike (light)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.
Our Night Hikes allow participants to see parks in a different light, and are great for families.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Sep28

Sneak 'Peak' at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Parking Lot, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us to celebrate the potential of the future of Freshkills Park at our annual festival with activities like kayaking, biking, birding, art and more on Staten Island!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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