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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 51–60 out of 257 events
from June 24, 2018 to December 10, 2018
in History (x) category

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Jul 8

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Underground Home, th second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jul 8

Historic New York: Willowbrook Park

at Willowbrook Park House (in Willowbrook Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Willowbrook Park is one of the most popular of Staten Island’s Greenbelt parks. Join the Rangers on a historic tour of Willowbrook Park and discover the park's interesting past.
Category: Education, History
Free!

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Jul 8

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

Jul 8

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

Jul 8

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area’, home to Astors, Vanderbilts, Delanos – and the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant’s House.
Category: History, Tours, My Summer House NYC

Jul 8

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Underground Home, th second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jul 8

Historic New York: Little Red Lighthouse Open House

at 181 Street and Riverside Drive (in Fort Washington Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
A park ranger anger will be on hand to provide information about the history of this unique landmark while you tour the inside.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jul 8

The George Washington Dinner

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Morris-Jumel Mansion invites you to a dinner commemorating George Washington's 1790 cabinet dinner.
Category: History, Food, Talks

Monday, July 9, 2018

Jul 9

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Jul 9

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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