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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 517 events
from October 15, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in History (x) category

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Oct17

Van Cortlandt House: A Touch of Dutch

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The tour will focus on the elements of the design, construction, and finishings that reflect the Van Cortlandt family's Dutch heritage.
Category: History, Tours

Oct17

Historical Tour – Southern Island

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn about the influential people, bridges, and landscape changes that have shaped the Island into the beautiful park it is today!
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Oct18

Open Garden Days: Colonial Herb Garden at the Historic Conference House

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Discover herbs that might have been used by Native Americans of the eastern United States, and herbs commonly used in Colonial America at the Colonial Herb Garden!
Category: Nature, History, Waterfront, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Oct18

Open Garden Days: Alice's Garden at the H.H. Biddle House

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The Tottenville Historical Society invites you to visit Alice’s Garden, an arrangement of rare and unique architectural terra cotta ornaments.
Category: Accessible, Art, History, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Oct18

Daughters of the American Revolution and the Preservation of the Conference House

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about a few of the women involved and the formation of the Conference House Association. Enjoy photos and memorabilia which show the joy of their success.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Oct18

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

Oct18

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!

Oct18

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!

Oct18

Chant Macabre: Songs from the Crypt

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Come be spooked by these harrowing tales as the Bond Street Euterpean Singing Society bewitches your imagination and sings shivers down your spine.
Category: Education, Concerts, History, Halloween

Friday, October 19, 2018

Oct19

Open Garden Days: Colonial Herb Garden at the Historic Conference House

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Discover herbs that might have been used by Native Americans of the eastern United States, and herbs commonly used in Colonial America at the Colonial Herb Garden!
Category: Nature, History, Waterfront, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

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