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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 1–10 out of 181 events
from August 26, 2016 to November 13, 2016
in Tours (x) category

Friday, August 26, 2016

Aug26

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

Aug26

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Aug26

Randall's Island Historical Tour (North)

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Randall's Island has a rich, unique and varied history. RIPA’s staff loves nothing more than to share this fascinating history with interested visitors. Two colossal bridges,…
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug27

11th Annual Great Harlem Community Garden Tour

at Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit opulent gardens and urban farms, growing unique vegetables, fields of pollen-rich wild flowers, and native plants, herbs, fruit, peanuts, and cotton.
Category: Nature, Tours, Food, Seniors
Free!

Must See
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Aug27

Boogie Up the Bronx River Bike Ride

at Soundview Field House This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance Greenway Team for a friendly, 23-mile ride or a round trip, 46-mile ride along the Bronx River Greenway.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Tours, Waterfront

Must See
Event
Aug27

"Welcome!" program

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer greeters will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the "Welcome! Wagon" to answer your questions about the park’s history and horticulture.
Category: Accessible, Education, Tours
Free!

Aug27

Ride: Pedaling Through The Past

at Staten Island Borough Hall, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bike New York and the Alice Austen House on a voyage to Staten Island! We’ll enjoy inspiring Harbor views, beaches, sea breezes, and stop at two historical sites.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront

Aug27

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Aug27

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug27

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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