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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 435 events
from April 21, 2018 to December 10, 2018
in History (x) category

Saturday, May 5, 2018

May 5

Hands On History: Make a Scented Sachet

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids (and adults) can make a floral scented sachet like the ones worn and used 200 years ago!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & Noble, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May 5

Flushing Cemetery Walking Tour

at Flushing Cemetery, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Established in 1853, the cemetery is a testament to Flushing’s arboreal and horticultural heritage. It is the final resting place of Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 6, 2018

May 6

Central Park Birding Basics: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Ridgewood Reservoir Community Tours

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us to explore this incredible natural resource in the heart of NYC.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

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

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

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

May 6

Ridgewood Reservoir Community Tours

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us to explore this incredible natural resource in the heart of NYC.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Rangers Choice: Three Sisters Garden Planting

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Three Sisters garden is a wonderful way to feel more connected to the history of this land, regardless of our ancestry.
Category: Nature, History
Free!

May 6

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!

May 6

Where It All Began: Marine Park’s Rural Past

at Hendrick I. Lott House, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Dutch influences and contributions remain throughout the physical and cultural landscape at Marine Park. Join this talk with an archaeologist to learn more!
Category: History, Talks
Free!

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