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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 514 events
from September 26, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in History (x) category

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Sep30

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
Free!

Sep30

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
Free!

Sep30

Historic New York: The World's Fair

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Flushing Meadows Corona Park hosted two world's fairs, in 1939 and 1964. Relive the stories from those times and learn about World's Fair structures still present in the park today.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Sep30

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

Sep30

Discovery Day at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Experience the unique landscape and spectacular views the landfill-to-park project has to offer. Hundreds of acres and miles of trails will be open for tours, bicycling, and activities for all ages.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Hiking
Free!

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Sep30

The Old Stone House: Witness to War

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Ten themed areas at this exhibit allow visitors to explore this history and consider how war impacted the community and what makes these issues relevant in today’s world.
Category: History, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Sep30

34th Annual Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town; visitors are greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels. The festival concludes with a thrilling joust between four knights on horseback.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Markets, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep30

The Bronx Native American Festival

at South Picnic Area (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a celebration of the unique native cultures of the Americas at the Bronx Native American Festival
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep30

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth AvenueManhattan

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!

Sep30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

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