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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 101–108 out of 108 events
from September 29, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Tours (x) category

Monday, October 31, 2016

Oct31

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!

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Nov 6

Historic New York: Native Americans

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn some of the customs and culture of the Lenape and how they have made their impact in our everyday lives as New Yorkers.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Nov13

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th-Century NoHo

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You’ll walk the footsteps of wealthy mercantile families whose elegant Federal mansions once lined the tranquil cobblestone streets.
Category: History, Tours

Nov13

Historic New York: Fort Totten Tunnel Tour

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tour the "hidden" areas of the Fort Totten battery with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Nov19

Ranger's Choice: Green-Wood Cemetery Bird Walk and History Tour

at Green-Wood Cemetery

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the famous New Yorkers buried here as well as the diverse bird population that thrives in the rolling acres that surround the graves, tombs, and mausoleums.
Category: Birding, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Nov27

Historic New York: Brooklyn Bridge

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore the history of the Brooklyn Bridge, from the time when it was first built to the present day, and also discover Brooklyn Bridge Park, the modern park which shares its namesake.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec10

Historic New York: Square Parks

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Be our guest as we begin our stroll through Madison Square Park and other square parks in Manhattan.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Dec10

Historic New York: Monuments of Prospect Park

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Historic New York programs highlight the history and architecture of selected neighborhoods or parks.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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