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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 196 events
from October 2, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Tours (x) category

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Oct16

Explore NYC's Natural Side: Prospect Park and the Ecology of a Forested Refuge

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Natural Areas Conservancy for a guided walk in our series, Explore NYC's Natural Side! This event will be held on Thursday, October 16th from 5:30-8:00pm in Prospect Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Friday, October 17, 2014

Oct17

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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

Oct17

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

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Oct18

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!

Oct18

Fall Harvest Festival

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the fall harvest at King Manor with an historic cooking demonstration, apple cider pressing, butter churning, and autumn-themed crafts!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, History, Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Oct18

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle. See some of the area's featured attractions, including the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, Shakespeare Garden, and the Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Oct18

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

Oct18

Big Read: Poe Cottage Ghost Story with the Center for Fiction

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Listen to ghost stories then take a tour of Poe Cottage.
Category: Accessible, Tours, Talks
Free!

Oct18

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 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!

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Oct19

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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