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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 151–160 out of 205 events
from April 29, 2016 to November 13, 2016
in History (x) category

Saturday, June 25, 2016

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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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!

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

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Jun 30

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun 30

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, History, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Jul 7

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, History, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Jul 9

Family Activity Day: Textile Artwork

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In conjunction with our Harlem Needles Work exhibit, come explore the world of textile artwork.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History

Jul 9

Duel Re-creation

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Witness a re-creation of a pistol duel, much like the one between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr!
Category: History, Theater

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