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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 243 events
from September 22, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in History (x) category

Friday, September 22, 2017

Sep22

The Bronx Meets East Africa

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community.
Category: Accessible, Art, History
Free!

Sep22

Exhibition - Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Sep22

Conference House: Inside Out

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Conference House in a unique way – inside out. View the “bones” through blueprint drawings and photographs highlighting the architecture of this National and New York City landmark.
Category: Art, History, Tours
Free!

Sep22

Family Night on the Bronx River

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance, NYC Parks, and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free kids movie, a cooking workshop, and family yoga at the Bronx River.
Category: Education, Nature, Film, Fitness, History, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sep23

The Bronx Meets East Africa

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community.
Category: Accessible, Art, History
Free!

Sep23

Conference House: Inside Out

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Conference House in a unique way – inside out. View the “bones” through blueprint drawings and photographs highlighting the architecture of this National and New York City landmark.
Category: Art, History, Tours
Free!

Sep23

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Sep23

35th Annual Queens County Fair

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The fair features pie-eating and corn-husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, midway games, live entertainment, fun entertainment for kids, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals

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Event
Sep23

Morningside Lights: The Secret Gardens Procession

at 110th Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park), Manhattan, Down to Earth Farmers Market, Manhattan, 116th Street and Morningside Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
This year's Morningside Lights celebrates the neighborhood's deep tradition of civic activism that blossoms in the gardens carefully cultivated in its many reclaimed spaces.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Autumn Moon Festival

at Chinese Scholar's Garden, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy traditional Asian music and dance, storytelling, tours, demonstrations of martial arts and Tai Chi, food, lessons in Chinese calligraphy, and more at the annual Autumn Moon Festival.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Fall Festivals

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