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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 121–130 out of 254 events
from June 22, 2018 to December 10, 2018
in History (x) category

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Jul26

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

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

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

Jul26

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Jul26

Evening Cocktail & Craft: Henna and Hops

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Henna Darling to explore the botanical and cultural importance of henna: see the henna plant, learn to prepare henna paste, and practice this unique art form.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Seniors

Friday, July 27, 2018

Jul27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 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.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jul27

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

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History, My Summer House NYC

Jul27

Thunderbird 40th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
New York City's oldest and largest Powwow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions to which the public is invited. Over forty Indian Nations will…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Nature, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, My Summer House NYC

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Event

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Jul28

Thunderbird 40th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow

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

10:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
New York City's oldest and largest pow wow will feature three days of inter-tribal Native American dance competitions.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Nature, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, My Summer House NYC

Must See
Event
Jul28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 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.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jul28

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Geological Pets with Aiysha Mayfield

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we explore the Park’s geological topography and transform rock samples into awesome Pet Rocks.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

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

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History, My Summer House NYC

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