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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 111–120 out of 457 events
from April 19, 2018 to December 10, 2018
in History (x) category

Saturday, May 12, 2018

May12

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 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.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May12

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & Noble, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May12

Exhibition Opening: El Dorado / The New 49ers

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
El Dorado is an art installation presented by Lewis H. Latimer House Museum that pays tribute to the 49% of New Yorker households that speak a language other than English.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Sunday, May 13, 2018

May13

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Underground Home, th second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May13

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

May13

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area’, home to Astors, Vanderbilts, Delanos – and the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant’s House.
Category: History, Tours

May13

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Underground Home, th second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May13

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd 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.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Monday, May 14, 2018

May14

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: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

May14

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: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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