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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 11 events
from January 19, 2019 to February 24, 2019
in Black History Month (x) category

Friday, February 1, 2019

Feb 1

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

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Feb 3

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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

Feb 3

Black History Month: Sandy Ground

at Lenevar Avenue and Ramona Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn more about one of the oldest surviving communities in the United States that was founded by African Americans prior to the American Civil War.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Feb 9

Con Ed Family Day: Black History Month

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Families will be working on special art activities and other fun projects!
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Black History Month

Feb 9

The African American Contribution to Washington Heights

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

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
This lecture will focus on exceptional prominent African Americans who lived in and around Washington Heights and the neighborhood surrounding the Museum.
Category: History, Black History Month, Talks

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Feb10

Black History Month: The Flushing Freedom Mile

at Daniel Carter Beard MallQueens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Flushing was home to a famous African-American inventor, a passageway of the Underground Railroad, and has one of the city's few landmarked trees.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Feb14

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Feb19

February Break Family Programs: George Washington Carver Workshop

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Dr. George Washington Carver made significant contributions in the field of botany. Use plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Black History Month, School Break

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Feb23

Black History Month: Seneca Village

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the lives of Seneca Village's residents in the 1800s and the community's place in pre-Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Feb24

Black History Month: The Birthplace of Hip Hop

at Cedar PlaygroundBronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On August 11, 1973, hip hop was born in The Bronx. Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn about the history of the popular music genre that began as an underground urban movement.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

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Event

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