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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 61–70 out of 263 events
from June 20, 2018 to December 10, 2018
in History (x) category

Friday, July 6, 2018

Jul 6

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Concert

at Asser Levy PlaygroundManhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Experience the thunderous rhythms of ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes.
Category: Education, Concerts, Art, History, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Jul 6

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers

at Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
NYC Parks and the City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, History, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Jul 7

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 7

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 7

Natures Workshop: Primitive Tools

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world. Join the Rangers and learn how to make your own primitive tools. Program recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Jul 7

Hands On History: Become an American Revolution Spy

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids (and adults) can learn all about the ways American spies kept their secrets during the Revolution, and learn how to send their own secret messages!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 7

Fey Nan Bwa: A Haitian Herb and Song Workshop with Sirene

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Vodou Priestess, Sirene Dantor Rene for an afternoon singing and learning about Haitian herbal wellness.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Talks, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Best For
Kids

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!

Must See
Event
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

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