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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 131–140 out of 191 events
from May 6, 2016 to November 13, 2016
in History (x) category

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Jun 25

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jun 25

Family Activity Day: Exploration of the Decorative Arts

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn all about the newly restored furniture and wallpaper with a special family tour at the Morris-Jumel Mansion.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History

Jun 25

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: History, Tours

Jun 25

Romance Literary Festival

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Meet authors of contemporary, paranormal, and historic romance. Take a tour of the mansion and find out how Eliza Jumel lived and loved.
Category: History, Talks

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Event
Jun 25

Paranormal Investigation

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of ghost hunting while possibly communicating with some of Morris-Jumel Mansion’s former residents.
Category: History, Tours

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Event

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Jun 26

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

Jun 26

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: History, Tours
Free!

Jun 26

Outdoor Movie Night: Remember the Titans

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The true story of Coach Herman Boone (played by Denzel Washington) who is hired to lead the newly desegregated T.C. Williams High School football team in Alexandria, Virginia in the early 1970s.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Jun 28

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, History, Tours, Seniors

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Jun 29

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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