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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 91–100 out of 256 events
from August 23, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in History (x) category

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Sep16

Movies Under the Stars: Hidden Figures

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This film tells the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Sep17

Historic New York: FDR Boardwalk on Staten Island

at Freedom Circle, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon hike with the Urban Park Rangers while discussing the history of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Boardwalk.
Category: Nature, History
Free!

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Event
Sep17

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep17

37th Annual Antique Motorcycle Show

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This show will include a display of various makes and models of motorcycles that have been out of production for 10 years or more.
Category: History

Sep17

Fort Tryon Park Highlights

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take in the scenic views of the Hudson River on this hike through Fort Tryon Park, highlighting its natural features, historic landmarks, and wildlife.
Category: Nature, Fitness, History, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep17

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh tour

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Monday, September 18, 2017

Sep18

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Sep19

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!

Sep19

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Sep19

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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