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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 342 events
from February 25, 2018 to December 10, 2018
in History (x) category

Friday, March 9, 2018

Mar 9

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!

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Mar10

Women's History Month: Gretta Moulton

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us to learn about the passionate woman who helped save 300 acres from development so that we can all enjoy this wonderful park.
Category: Education, History, Women's History Month
Free!

Mar10

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

Mar10

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!

Best For
Kids
Mar10

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Winchester Boulevard, under Grand Central Parkway (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors. Registratioin is required.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar10

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. Ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, Nature, History
Free!

Mar10

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature, History
Free!

Mar10

Exhibition: Coming to America

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Conference House Association's "Coming to America" exhibit provides visitors reflection on the American immigrant experience from Colonial days to the present.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Mar10

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!

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Mar11

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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