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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 11–20 out of 284 events
from July 21, 2018 to December 10, 2018
in History (x) category

Monday, July 23, 2018

Jul23

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Jul24

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

Jul24

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: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Jul25

Community Days at Conference House Park

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore and help maintain the three community-designed gardens: vegetable, native plant, and sculpture. Experience kids crafts, adult art programs, meditation, exercise, and more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Volunteer, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Hiking, My Summer House NYC
Free!

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Jul25

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul25

Central Park Tour: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul25

Deeper Diving Guided Tour of Van Cortlandt House Museum

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This summer enjoy a deeper dive into the rich history of Van Cortlandt House, it's residents, and the notable people who have come through it's doors.
Category: Education, History, Tours, My Summer House NYC

Jul25

Athens in Manhattan: The Role of Greek Revival Architecture in Early New York City

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a walking tour focused on Greek Revival architecture in the neighborhood of the 1832 Merchant’s House Museum, itself an example of this powerfully symbolic style.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Volunteer, My Summer House NYC

Jul25

Inwood as Muse: An Artist Walk at Inwood Hill Park

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Natural Areas Conservancy and Artist Mathew Jensen on an evening walk through Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Jul25

Bryant Park Non-Fiction: 'Rising in Flames: Sherman's March and the Fight for a New Nation'

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
History buff? Join us in the park for fascinating talks with top historians. This week, J. D. Dickey discusses his book 'Rising in Flames: Sherman's March and the Fight for a New Nation.'
Category: History, Talks
Free!

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