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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 31–40 out of 262 events
from June 20, 2018 to December 10, 2018
in History (x) category

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Jun28

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

Jun28

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

Jun28

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!

Jun28

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!

Jun28

Summer Evenings in the Garden

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a glass of wine in our “secret” 19th century garden in bloom.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Food

Friday, June 29, 2018

Jun29

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 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!

Jun29

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History, My Summer House NYC

Jun29

Community Fridays at the Foodway

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Kick off your summer with a full evening of paddling, art, and a free movie in the park!
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Fitness, History, Sports, Tours, Free Summer Movies, Food, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jun29

Arts, Culture & Fun: Celebration of Ingmar Bergman - Movie Screening: Smiles of a Summer Night

at Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park)Brooklyn

9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
After fifteen films that received mostly local acclaim, the 1955 comedy Smiles of a Summer Night (Sommarnattens leende) at last ushered in an international audience for Ingmar Bergman.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Jun30

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

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