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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 11–20 out of 312 events
from January 17, 2019 to December 21, 2019
in History (x) category

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Jan19

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan19

The Old Stone House: Witness to War

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Ten themed areas at this exhibit allow visitors to explore this history and consider how war impacted the community and what makes these issues relevant in today’s world.
Category: History, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Jan19

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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

Jan19

The Garden and Beyond: An Afternoon of History at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn about Wave Hill’s illustrious residents and architecture. Then, a behind-the-scenes tour of the winter garden includes access to areas of Wave Hill not open to the public!
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Food, Talks

Jan19

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

Jan19

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Jan20

The Old Stone House: Witness to War

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Ten themed areas at this exhibit allow visitors to explore this history and consider how war impacted the community and what makes these issues relevant in today’s world.
Category: History, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Jan20

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (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, January 21, 2019

Jan21

Exhibition: Power to the People

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks Ebony Society’s exhibition Power to the People shares artists’ interpretations of public demonstration, drawing on both the city’s rich history of protest and current social conflicts.
Category: Accessible, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Jan21

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours

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