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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 21–30 out of 459 events
from October 23, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in History (x) category

Friday, October 26, 2018


CANCELLED: Community Fridays at the Foodway

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Calling all paddlers! Come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River!
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, History, Sports, Tours, Food, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront


Fort Totten Historic Lantern Tours

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Rangers will use lanterns to guide you through this Civil War-era fort, highlighting its significance in New York City history.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours

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Candlelight Ghost Tours of 'Manhattan's Most Haunted House'

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Venture into the shadows of history by candlelight to hear true chilling tales from "Manhattan's Most Haunted House". 50-minute tours begin every half hour from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Category: History, Tours, Halloween


Haunted Tales of Old Staten Island

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
We will recount documented tales of spirits in the boroughs in the ancient basement of the Conference House—which is actually the site of one supernatural occurrence!
Category: History, Theater, Halloween, Talks

Saturday, October 27, 2018


Dead-of-Night Candlelight Ghost Tour and Paranormal Investigation

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 a.m.1:30 a.m.
On this midnight candlelight ghost tour, join renowned paranormal investigator Dan Sturges on a real-time ghost hunt of “Manhattan’s Most Haunted House”. Please arrive by 11:50 p.m.
Category: History, Tours, Halloween


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


Walk the High Bridge and Explore Nearby

at Northeast corner of 168 Street and St. Nicholas AvenueManhattan

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
You will hear the tale of the Old Croton Aqueduct then wind back to the gorgeous Jumel Terrace Historic District, Trinity Cemetery (resting place of Ed Koch and John James Audubon), and to hidden Audubon Terrace.
Category: History, Tours, Fall Foliage


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


Hendrick I. Lott House Exclusive Tour

at Hendrick I. Lott HouseBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Hendrick I. Lott House, constructed in 1720 and 1800, is a living time capsule of NYC’s past. Still closed to the public, get a sneak peek at the interior!
Category: Education, History, Tours


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

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