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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 81–90 out of 161 events
from January 21, 2017 to December 30, 2017
in History (x) category

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Feb18

Family Day: George Washington's Birthday

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come celebrate our Founding Father’s birthday at his only Manhattan Revolutionary War headquarters! Make Washington-themed crafts and explore his war room in the mansion.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb18

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
Feb18

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!

Feb18

Chocolate Day 2017

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join a free tour and chocolate tasting at the mansion.
Category: History, Tours, Food, Talks

Feb18

The Night Sky

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Feb19

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 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!

Feb19

Natural Plant Cordage

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Rangers and learn the value of cordage's role in history.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Monday, February 20, 2017

Feb20

Discovery Walks for Families: Balto's Winter Wonderland

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
What Central Park Secrets are revealed in the winter? With Central Park’s most famous canine resident leading the way, we’ll explore the Park’s wintery landscape to…
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

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

Feb20

Discovery Walks for Families: Balto's Winter Wonderland

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
What Central Park Secrets are revealed in the winter? With Central Park’s most famous canine resident leading the way, we’ll explore the Park’s wintery landscape to…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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