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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 71–80 out of 189 events
from February 20, 2017 to December 30, 2017
in History (x) category

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Mar18

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Mar18

Family Day: Women in Science During the 19th Century

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In honor of Women’s History Month, come learn about women scientists’ accomplishment during the 19th century! We will do activities inspired by these women’s experiment and exploration.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Women's History Month
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Mar18

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!

Mar18

Arts, Culture & Fun: Birds as Metaphors with Elana Amity

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Elana Amity as she reads passages from the "The Raven" by Edgar Allen Poe, followed by an art workshop.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Mar18

Brooklyn Baroque Concert

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for the kick off of the 2017 season of “Music at Morris-Jumel” as we welcome back the museum’s resident Baroque ensemble.
Category: Concerts, History

Mar18

Astronomy: The Night Sky

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
We will highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Mar19

Women's History Month Hike (moderate)

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Celebrate Women's History Month with this hike highlighting the environmental activism efforts of Gertrude Waldeyer and other women significant to parks in Bayside and Douglaston.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Women's History Month, Hiking
Free!

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Event
Mar19

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Black History Month

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