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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 101–110 out of 111 events
from September 29, 2016 to December 31, 2016
in History (x) category

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Nov13

Historic New York: Fort Totten Tunnel Tour

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tour the "hidden" areas of the Fort Totten battery with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Nov19

Historic New York: Native Americans

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come learn how native tribes used the local waterways and native plants and wildlife to survive.
Category: History
Free!

Nov19

Historic New York: Native Americans

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in the interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.
Category: History
Free!

Nov19

Ranger's Choice: Green-Wood Cemetery Bird Walk and History Tour

at Green-Wood Cemetery

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the famous New Yorkers buried here as well as the diverse bird population that thrives in the rolling acres that surround the graves, tombs, and mausoleums.
Category: Birding, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Friday, November 25, 2016

Nov25

Black Friday Hike: The Midwood Trail

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Step back in time with a walk through Brooklyn’s oldest remaining forest.
Category: Nature, Fitness, History, Thanksgiving, Hiking
Free!

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Nov26

Historic New York: Native Americans

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in the interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.
Category: History
Free!

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Nov27

Ranger's Choice: The World's Fair Adventure Quest

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn about the World's Fair and Flushing Meadows-Corona Park as you've never experienced before.
Category: Games, History
Free!

Nov27

Historic New York: Brooklyn Bridge

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore the history of the Brooklyn Bridge, from the time when it was first built to the present day, and also discover Brooklyn Bridge Park, the modern park which shares its namesake.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec10

Historic New York: Square Parks

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Be our guest as we begin our stroll through Madison Square Park and other square parks in Manhattan.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Dec10

Historic New York: Monuments of Prospect Park

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Historic New York programs highlight the history and architecture of selected neighborhoods or parks.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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