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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 153 events
from January 23, 2017 to December 30, 2017
in History (x) category

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Jan28

Survival During the American Revolution

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Before they could fight for our freedom, harsh winters forced the Continental Army to fight for their lives. Learn about their secrets of survival during this arduous time of battle.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Jan28

Free Film Screening: The Birth of A Nation

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
n celebration of Black History Month and the Martin Luther King Jr. Day, you are cordially invited to a free screening of the 2016 period drama "The Birth of A Nation".
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Film, History, Black History Month
Free!

Jan28

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

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
Free!

Jan28

Arts, Culture & Fun: Talking Inspirations: Oysters

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
For centuries, oysters have had the power to sustain and delight, inspiring writers and artists, home cooks and four-star chefs, laborers and gourmands, and everyone in between. In…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks, Seniors, Fishing
Free!

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Jan29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

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

Jan29

Chinese New Year: Year of the Rooster

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of this ancient celebration and the symbolism of the rooster. Create fun crafts and enjoy traditional snacks.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids, Lunar New Year

Best For
Kids

Monday, January 30, 2017

Jan30

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Jan31

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Jan31

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Jan31

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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