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Travel back in time with these history walks and lectures. Learn about the city's epic past, and visit some of its less-known relics. Want to learn more? Visit our Parks History page.

History Events

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mar 4

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Enjoy the Park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Free!

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Mar 5

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 5

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides to visit sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812.

Mar 5

Bartow Neighbors: The Mansions and Estates of Pelham Bay

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

7:30 p.m.
In the 19th century, Pelham Bay was an idyllic, rural, and bucolic area that attracted financiers, artists, wealthy merchants, and others who sought an escape from the growing…

Friday, March 6, 2015

Mar 6

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 6

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.
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.
Free!

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Mar 7

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 7

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Enjoy the Park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Free!

Mar 7

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Mar 8

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 8

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

Mar 8

Special Walking Tour: 19th Century Landmark Treasures of Noho

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
On this one-hour walking tour of the Noho Historic District, promenaders will see 11 buildings designated as individual New York City landmarks. The tour begins at the 1832…

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Event
Mar 8

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.
Free!

Mar 8

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Mar 8

New York State Pavilion: Lecture & Book Signing by Author Christian Kellberg

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Christian Kellberg is privileged to have been part of a volunteer effort to paint the New York State Pavilion mezzanine over the last three years.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Mar 9

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 9

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern Park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Mar 10

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the Park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City. Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Mar 10

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Mar 10

Creating Landmarks: Revival Style Townhouses of 19th Century Manhattan

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.
The 19th century European and American passion for historic, romantic and picturesque architecture combined in a profusion of revival styles including the Greek, Gothic, Renaissance,…

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Mar 12

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Friday, March 13, 2015

Mar 13

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 13

Spirit of the Irish Candlelight Ghost Tour

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Doors slam, floorboards creak, voices call into the night. For more than seven decades, mystifying and mysterious tales have surrounded the Merchant’s House, leading The New York…

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Event

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Mar 14

Hands-on History: You've Got Mail!

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Write a letter with a quill and ink, just like Rufus King! Hear a true story about a dog that helped postal workers in the 19th century. Take a museum tour and see a mailbox used in…
Free!

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Kids
Mar 14

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 14

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Mar 14

Soundview II: Historic Walking Tour

at Whitlock Avenue Train station , Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bronx County Historical Society Educator Angel Hernandez on a historic stroll through Soundview as he points out historic sites, as well as the present attractions of the area.

Mar 14

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.

Mar 14

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Mar 14

At the Tredwells’ Table: Cooking Demonstration and Tasting

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.
Since ancient times, Irish cooking has been a simple, hearty cuisine full of tradition and strong ties to the land. Throughout the turbulent tale of Irish history, Irish cooking and…

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Mar 15

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 15

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern Park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Mar 15

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: A Tribute to the Tredwells’ Irish Servants

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:30 p.m.
Join us for a walking tour, In the Footsteps of Bridget Murphy, and a back-stairs look at the Merchant’s House, “arguably the oldest intact site of Irish habitation in New…

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Event
Mar 15

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.

Mar 15

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Monday, March 16, 2015

Mar 16

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Mar 17

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mar 18

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.
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.
Free!

Mar 18

Lecture with New York City Audubon in conjunction with The Artwork of Alan Messer

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Audubon has worked for over 30 years to protect wild birds and their habitat in the NYC, through public outreach and advocacy, educational programming, and scientific research.
Free!

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Mar 19

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 19

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern Park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Friday, March 20, 2015

Mar 20

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mar 21

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 21

Women's History Month: A Look at Bronx Women in the 17th and 18th Centuries

at The Bronx County Archives , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Courageous pioneers with their wives settled here in a time of uncertainty. Learn about some of the women who settled here.
Free!

Mar 21

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.
Free!

Mar 21

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Mar 22

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 22

Historic New York: Nature and Design

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Enjoy transversing the trails of Prospect Park as you learn more about the work of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
Free!

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Event
Mar 22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Mar 22

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Mar 22

Film Screening: The World of Tomorrow

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The World of Tomorrow is a feature documentary that looks at the great 1939 New York World’s Fair.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Mar 23

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Mar 24

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Mar 25

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern Park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Mar 26

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 26

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Friday, March 27, 2015

Mar 27

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Mar 28

Ranger's Choice: Gravesend Cemetery Tour

at Gravesend Cemetery , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.
Dating back to 1643, Gravesend Cemetery is the final resting place of many prominent early residents of old Brooklyn. We will explore the cemetery while sharing their stories. Participants are chosen by lottery.
Free!

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Event
Mar 28

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 28

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern Park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Mar 28

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.

Mar 28

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Mar 29

A Sunday Walk in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This walk with Jack will focus on the history of Flushing Meadows Corona Park as well as sites associated with the World's Fairs.

Mar 29

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 29

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Mar 29

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Monday, March 30, 2015

Mar 30

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…

Mar 30

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.
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.
Free!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Mar 31

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Enjoy the Park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Free!

Mar 31

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Apr 2

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.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Apr 4

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.
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.
Free!

Apr 4

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Apr 4

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Apr 5

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Apr 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

Apr 7

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Apr 7

First Annual Ada Louise Huxtable Lecture: Preservation, Who Needs It Anyway?

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.
Preservationists were once welcomed in urban environments as the lynchpin for stabilization and recovery and the key to balanced and intelligent development. Now they’re often…

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Apr 8

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Apr 8

Artist Talk with Alan Messer In Conjunction with Exhibition: Conserving Our City of Nature

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Many New Yorkers are unaware of the 350 species of wild birds—almost a third of all bird species in North America—that live in or pass through New York City each year.…
Free!

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Apr 9

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides to visit sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Apr 11

Bones of an Old Dutch House Tour

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Examine the white oak timbers (the bones) of Lefferts Historic House and the many layers that were added, subtracted and changed over the past 230 years.

Apr 11

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Apr 11

Special Interactive Tour for Families: A Child’s View of Life in 19th Century New York

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.
29 East Fourth Street was home not only to the eight Tredwell children, but also to two young granddaughters. Come tour the house and learn what life was like for children (and adults)…

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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Apr 12

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Apr 12

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Apr 12

The New York World’s Fairs in 3D: A Stereoscopic Projection Show

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Robert Munn and Sandra Cook of the Depthography Group will be presenting their “World’s Fairs in 3D” Stereoscopic Projection Show. The show consists of over 28…

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Apr 14

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Apr 15

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.
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.
Free!

Apr 15

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: The Beginning of Our Universe

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Although our observable Universe is almost 14 billion years old, the basis for much of what we see today was laid in the first 400,000 years. In fact, the first tenth of the first…
Free!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Apr 16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Apr 17

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.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.

Apr 17

Candlelight Ghost Tour

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.
Doors slam, floorboards creak, voices call into the night. Venture into the shadows of history to see the house where eight family members died.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Apr 18

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.
Free!

Apr 18

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Apr 19

Walking Tour: 19th-Century Landmark Treasures of Noho

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
On this one-hour walking tour of the Noho Historic District, see 11 buildings designated as individual New York City landmarks.

Apr 19

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Monday, April 20, 2015

Apr 20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Apr 21

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Apr 23

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides to visit sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Apr 24

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Apr 25

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides to visit sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812.

Apr 25

High Bridge Historic Neighborhood Walk Tour

at 167th Street Train station , Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Considered an engineering marvel of the day, High Bridge is a classic example of how an ancient system of water technology can play a major role in the expansion of a metropolis. It…

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Apr 25

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Enjoy the Park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Free!

Apr 25

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr 26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

Apr 26

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Apr 26

Film Screening: To Be Alive!; To The Fair!; and Unisphere: The Biggest World on Earth

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Three short films will be shown about the 1964 World’s Fair.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Apr 27

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.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Apr 28

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.
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.
Free!

Apr 28

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Apr 29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Apr 30

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 2

Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.

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May 2

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Sunday, May 3, 2015

May 3

Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.

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Kids
May 3

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

May 5

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Saturday, May 9, 2015

May 9

Bones of an Old Dutch House Tour

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Examine the white oak timbers (the bones) of Lefferts Historic House and the many layers that were added, subtracted and changed over the past 230 years.

May 9

Bronx Week: Marvelous Mott Haven Historic Walking Tour

at East 138th Street and Lincoln Avenue , Bronx

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The southernmost section of our borough, Mott Haven was one of the first communities to be urbanized across the Harlem River.

May 9

Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.

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Kids
May 9

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Sunday, May 10, 2015

May 10

Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.

Best For
Kids
May 10

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

May 12

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Saturday, May 16, 2015

May 16

Fleece Festival

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Prospect Park Zoo (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance and Wildlife Conservation Society for a weekend of fleece fun at Lefferts Historic House and the Prospect Park Zoo.

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May 16

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Sunday, May 17, 2015

May 17

Fleece Festival

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Prospect Park Zoo (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance and Wildlife Conservation Society for a weekend of fleece fun at Lefferts Historic House and the Prospect Park Zoo.

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May 17

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

May 19

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Saturday, May 23, 2015

May 23

World's Fair Train Show

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
All aboard! Watch working G scale model trains make their merry way through an outdoor display that includes a miniature of the World’s Fair Unisphere.

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Kids
May 23

Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.

Best For
Kids
May 23

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Sunday, May 24, 2015

May 24

World's Fair Train Show

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
All aboard! Watch working G scale model trains make their merry way through an outdoor display that includes a miniature of the World’s Fair Unisphere.

Best For
Kids
May 24

Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.

Best For
Kids
May 24

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Monday, May 25, 2015

May 25

World's Fair Train Show

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
All aboard! Watch working G scale model trains make their merry way through an outdoor display that includes a miniature of the World’s Fair Unisphere.

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

May 26

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May 30

Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.

Best For
Kids
May 30

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Sunday, May 31, 2015

May 31

Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.

Best For
Kids
May 31

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Jun 7

World's Fair Anniversary Festival

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
We're celebrating the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the NYC World's Fair with a full day of free activities for all.
Free!

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