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 180 events
from February 23, 2017 to December 30, 2017
in History (x) category
Saturday, February 25, 2017
at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
A pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress, Fort Totten Park provides a fascinating glimpse into New York's past. Registration Required.
Category: Education, History, Tours
at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Morris-Jumel docent and historian Gregory Washington will lead a tour (both inside the museum and throughout the neighborhood) detailing the African presence at the house.
Category: History, Tours, Black History Month
at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
at Owen Dolen Recreaton Center, Bronx
at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens
at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Come tour the house and learn what life was like for children (and adults) in the 1850s, from schoolwork and chores to games and play.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours
at Central Park, Manhattan
Sunday, February 26, 2017
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, Nature, History, Tours, Black History Month
at Clinton Avenue and Prospect Avenue (in Goodhue Park), Staten Island
Monday, February 27, 2017
at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan
6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Join Sid Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, for a PowerPoint presentation and take a deeper look into northern Manhattan Park’s exposed bedrock.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks