NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:44:08 GMT <![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/19/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/19/central-park-tour-northern-welcome-tour Date: December 19, 2016

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to the Park's northernmost highlights, including Conservatory Garden, the Harlem Meer, and the North Woods.

The tour starts inside Central Park at 106th Street and Fifth Avenue. Tour ends at the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues).

For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review the Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-12-19 2016-12-19 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.79430007934570000, -73.95120239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/580502ac860fa.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:44:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Mental Health First Aid Certification Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/21/mental-health-first-aid-certification-workshop-free http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/21/mental-health-first-aid-certification-workshop-free Date: December 21, 2016

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports. The program teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses, like anxiety, depression, substance use, bipolar disorder, eating disorders and schizophrenia.

For more information and to register for one of our Mental Health First Aid Workshops, call or email Michele.Griffin@parks.nyc.gov or (718) 402-5155.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-402-5155

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

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X045 St. Mary's Park 2016-12-21 2016-12-21 9:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81140766880700000, -73.91422057151800000 Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Northern Forts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/22/central-park-tour-northern-forts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/22/central-park-tour-northern-forts Date: December 22, 2016

Did you know that the north end of Central Park has a rich history that includes the British having been stationed here during the American Revolution, and American troops stationed there during the War of 1812? Recent archaeological and historical investigations in the area have revealed even more information about how the "Fort Landscape" was used in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, before this area was part of Central Park. This season, join our guides and learn the history of this part of the park, get insight into the studies in the area, and appreciate the recent restorations undertaken by the Conservancy.

Highlights of this tour include McGowan's Pass, Fort Clinton, Nutter's Battery, and the Harlem Meer.

The tour route involves many hills and stairs, and some uneven terrain. The tour starts at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues), and ends near the park perimeter at 106th Street and Fifth Avenue.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review the Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully.

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1370

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-12-22 2016-12-22 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/578ff47d64a6c.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:44:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/23/central-park-tour-legendary-landmarks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/23/central-park-tour-legendary-landmarks Date: December 23, 2016

From a nineteenth century "castle" to a 3,500-year-old Egyptian obelisk, Central Park Conservancy guides take you on a memorable 90-minute walk through some of Central Park’s best-loved highlights.

Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Great Lawn from Belvedere Castle. Learn how Turtle Pond got its name. And stroll east to the most ancient outdoor artifact in New York City.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. The tour starts and ends at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street).

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review the Central Park Conservancy policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org. For more information, please review our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-12-23 2016-12-23 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77930068969726600, -73.96910095214844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5707fe79def37.JPG Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:44:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Crochet Meet Group]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/24/crochet-meet-group http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/24/crochet-meet-group Date: December 24, 2016

This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their child.

Materials needed: 1 skein light colored #4 yarn, 1 pair short knitting needles #8, tapestry needle for weaving, and measuring tape.

This program is for parents of children with special needs.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-12-24 2016-12-24 10:30 am 11:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/24/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/24/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: December 24, 2016

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and some stairs. The tour starts inside the park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-6564

Location: Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-12-24 2016-12-24 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570803bf842f4.JPG Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:44:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: West Side Stories]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/26/central-park-tour-west-side-stories http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/26/central-park-tour-west-side-stories Date: December 26, 2016

Discover some of the Central Park secret sites that West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view. Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour through Central Park's historic and picturesque west side. Highlights of this tour include Winterdale Arch, Delacorte Theater, Shakespeare Garden, the Swedish Cottage, and Ladies' Pavilion. Tour ends near 72nd Street and Central Park West.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. The tour starts inside the park at 81st Street and Central Park West, and ends near 77th Street and Central Park West

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully.

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-12-26 2016-12-26 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.78196334838867000, -73.97141265869140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570802e3d4ca3.JPG Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:45:01 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Holiday in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/26/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/26/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park Date: December 26, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for family programming during the winter recess.

  • Nature Exploration, noon to 4:00 p.m.
    Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

    Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, science activities and bird watching!
    Blooming Naturalist, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Learn how to identify birds, use binoculars and create your own "Official Blooming Naturalist" button.
    Animal Encounter, 3 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
  • Historic Crafts and Games, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

    Join us at the Lefferts Historic for our last week of the season. Make and play 9-Man Morris, a historic board game, and try your hand at creating a small needlework sampler to take home.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-12-26 2016-12-26 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:45:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Secrets of the Southwest Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/27/central-park-tour-secrets-of-the-southwest-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/27/central-park-tour-secrets-of-the-southwest-park Date: December 27, 2016

Explore the southwest of Central Park with Central Park Conservancy tour guides, and see it like never before. From a planned military parade ground to the site commemorating a famous activist for peace, one of the most-visited areas of the Park has some secrets to share with even the most seasoned Park-goer!

Highlights of this tour include: Maine Monument, the Children’s District, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

There are a few inclines. The tour starts inside the Park at the Central Park Conservancy kiosk at Merchants Gate (Central Park South/59th Street and Central Park West.) Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West.

For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-12-27 2016-12-27 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76825795574400000, -73.98132359981500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/579f7dacd1f17.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:44:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Winter Holiday in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/27/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/27/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park Date: December 27, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for family programming during the winter recess.

  • Nature Exploration, noon to 4:00 p.m.
    Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

    Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, science activities and bird watching!
    Blooming Naturalist, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Learn how to identify birds, use binoculars and create your own "Official Blooming Naturalist" button.
    Animal Encounter, 3 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
  • Historic Crafts and Games, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

    Join us at the Lefferts Historic for our last week of the season. Make and play 9-Man Morris, a historic board game, and try your hand at creating a small needlework sampler to take home.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-12-27 2016-12-27 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:45:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/28/central-park-tour-the-art-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/28/central-park-tour-the-art-of-the-park Date: December 28, 2016

Central Park has long been revered as a masterpiece of living art. Visitors on this tour will admire park vistas as if walking through a landscape painting, all while learning about the park's intricate design features. Discover the park's most artfully executed landscapes on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include: Sheep Meadow, the Mall, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, the Ramble, and Belvedere Castle.

The tour route involves hills and stairs. The tour starts at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park at 65th Street), and ends at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street)

For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully.

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-12-28 2016-12-28 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57080188cc420.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:59:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Winter Holiday in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/28/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/28/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park Date: December 28, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for family programming during the winter recess.

  • Nature Exploration, noon to 4:00 p.m.
    Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

    Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, science activities and bird watching!
    Blooming Naturalist, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Learn how to identify birds, use binoculars and create your own "Official Blooming Naturalist" button.
    Animal Encounter, 3 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
  • Historic Crafts and Games, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

    Join us at the Lefferts Historic for our last week of the season. Make and play 9-Man Morris, a historic board game, and try your hand at creating a small needlework sampler to take home.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-12-28 2016-12-28 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:45:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/29/central-park-tour-midpark-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/29/central-park-tour-midpark-welcome-tour Date: December 29, 2016

Explore some of the park's best-known features, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this introductory tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include: Balcony Bridge, Oak Bridge, the Lake, the Ramble, and Belvedere Castle.

The tour route involves many hills, stairs, and uneven terrain. The tour starts in front of the Alexander von Humboldt statue (77th Street and Central Park West), and ends at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street).

For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review the Central Park Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 772-0288

Location: Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-12-29 2016-12-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77939987182617000, -73.97339630126953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/570801bb68e2d.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:59:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Winter Holiday in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/29/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/29/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park Date: December 29, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for family programming during the winter recess.

  • Nature Exploration, noon to 4:00 p.m.
    Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

    Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, science activities and bird watching!
    Blooming Naturalist, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Learn how to identify birds, use binoculars and create your own "Official Blooming Naturalist" button.
    Animal Encounter, 3 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
  • Historic Crafts and Games, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

    Join us at the Lefferts Historic for our last week of the season. Make and play 9-Man Morris, a historic board game, and try your hand at creating a small needlework sampler to take home.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-12-29 2016-12-29 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:45:05 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Holiday in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/30/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/30/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park Date: December 30, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for family programming during the winter recess.

  • Nature Exploration, noon to 4:00 p.m.
    Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

    Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, science activities and bird watching!
    Blooming Naturalist, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Learn how to identify birds, use binoculars and create your own "Official Blooming Naturalist" button.
    Animal Encounter, 3 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
  • Historic Crafts and Games, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

    Join us at the Lefferts Historic for our last week of the season. Make and play 9-Man Morris, a historic board game, and try your hand at creating a small needlework sampler to take home.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-12-30 2016-12-30 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:45:05 EST
<![CDATA[Crochet Meet Group]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/31/crochet-meet-group http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/31/crochet-meet-group Date: December 31, 2016

This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their child.

Materials needed: 1 skein light colored #4 yarn, 1 pair short knitting needles #8, tapestry needle for weaving, and measuring tape.

This program is for parents of children with special needs.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2016-12-31 2016-12-31 10:30 am 11:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/31/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/31/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: December 31, 2016

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include: the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, the Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

The tour route involves a few stairs. The tour starts and ends at the Dairy Visitor Center (mid-Park at 65th Street).

For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully.

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 794-4064

Location: Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-12-31 2016-12-31 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.76910018920898400, -73.97409820556640000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/575f1abebf753.jpg Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:59:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Winter Holiday in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/31/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/31/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park Date: December 31, 2016

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for family programming during the winter recess.

  • Nature Exploration, noon to 4:00 p.m.
    Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

    Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, science activities and bird watching!
    Blooming Naturalist, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Learn how to identify birds, use binoculars and create your own "Official Blooming Naturalist" button.
    Animal Encounter, 3 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
  • Historic Crafts and Games, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

    Join us at the Lefferts Historic for our last week of the season. Make and play 9-Man Morris, a historic board game, and try your hand at creating a small needlework sampler to take home.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2016-12-31 2016-12-31 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:45:05 EST
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Central Park in the Movies Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/31/arts-culture-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/31/arts-culture-fun Date: December 31, 2016

In partnership with the Urban Park Rangers, Arts, Culture & Fun presents Central Park in the Movies! Hundreds of TV shows and movies have been filmed in Central Park. Hike along some of the pathways of lower Central Park to see where some of these iconic films were made.

To register for this event, please visit www.nycgovparks.org/reg/rangers. Registration begins on December 18. Registration is required. For more information, call (212) 628-2345. For accessibility information, contact the Urban Park Rangers by Tuesday, December 27 at (212) 628-2345 or rob.mastrianni@parks.nyc.gov.

About the Urban Park Rangers

The Urban Park Rangers foster stewardship for New York City parks and connect New Yorkers to the natural world through environmental education, outdoor recreation, wildlife management and active conservation.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Pulitzer Fountain (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2016-12-31 2016-12-31 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.76404638560100000, -73.97358408570300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/583f1d789f620.jpg Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:15:09 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Holiday in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/01/01/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/01/01/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park Date: January 1, 2017

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for family programming during the winter recess.

  • Nature Exploration, noon to 4:00 p.m.
    Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

    Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, science activities and bird watching!
    Blooming Naturalist, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Learn how to identify birds, use binoculars and create your own "Official Blooming Naturalist" button.
    Animal Encounter, 3 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
  • Historic Crafts and Games, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

    Join us at the Lefferts Historic for our last week of the season. Make and play 9-Man Morris, a historic board game, and try your hand at creating a small needlework sampler to take home.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-01-01 2017-01-01 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:45:05 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Holiday in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/01/02/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/01/02/winter-holiday-in-prospect-park Date: January 2, 2017

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for family programming during the winter recess.

  • Nature Exploration, noon to 4:00 p.m.
    Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

    Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists to discover the winter survival strategies of animals that live in Prospect Park. Enjoy nature games, science activities and bird watching!
    Blooming Naturalist, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Learn how to identify birds, use binoculars and create your own "Official Blooming Naturalist" button.
    Animal Encounter, 3 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.
  • Historic Crafts and Games, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

    Join us at the Lefferts Historic for our last week of the season. Make and play 9-Man Morris, a historic board game, and try your hand at creating a small needlework sampler to take home.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2017-01-02 2017-01-02 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:45:05 EST
<![CDATA[Wellness Workshop: Sugar Scrubs and Bath Salts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/01/07/wellness-workshop-sugar-scrubs-and-bath-salts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/01/07/wellness-workshop-sugar-scrubs-and-bath-salts Date: January 7, 2017

Make a New Year’s resolution to pamper your skin! Use healing salts, sugars, and essential oils to craft all-natural skin-care products in this workshop with aromatherapist Melissa Rivera of Essence and Aroma. Learn how to protect your skin from environmental toxins and the cold, winter weather using sweet-smelling and therapeutic handmade, skin-care products.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-01-07 2017-01-07 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5834ac03cfccd.jpg Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:00:08 EST
<![CDATA[Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/01/21/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/01/21/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse Date: January 21, 2017

Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day!

While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more on select Saturdays. If the weather’s nice, bring a picnic and enjoy our grounds before or after your visit to the house.

If you plan to visit with children under 10, we recommend visiting before 2 p.m. to take advantage of specially planned activities for younger children.

Want to learn more? Email programs@wyckoffmuseum.org for additional information.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-01-21 2017-01-21 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5679612da0624.jpg Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Field Trip: Tour the Queens County Farm Museum]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/01/27/greenthumb-field-trip-tour-the-queens-county-farm-museum http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/01/27/greenthumb-field-trip-tour-the-queens-county-farm-museum Date: January 27, 2017

Join GreenThumb on a free field trip to the Queens Country Farm to learn about winter farming practices and to view the view greenhouse, low-tunnel, and high-tunnel house construction. Please RSVP here or call (212) 602-5300.

GreenThumb will provide free transportation to the farm at the following locations and times.

Pick-up #1
10:30 a.m., GreenThumb Office, 100 Gold Street, Manhattan


Pick-up #2
11:30 a.m., The Arsenal, 830 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan

Pick-Up #3
12:30 p.m., Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: The Arsenal (in Central Park),Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park),GreenThumb Office,Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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M010, Q453, B010 Central Park, Queens Farm Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden 2017-01-27 2017-01-27 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76760101318400000, -73.97129821777300000; 40.74779129028300000, -73.72227478027300000; 40.71048049702100000, -74.00351333618200000; 40.66759872436523400, -73.96179962158203000 Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Workshop: Organizing for Garden Success: Panel and Q&A]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/02/04/greenthumb-workshop-organizing-for-garden-success-panel-and-qa http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/02/04/greenthumb-workshop-organizing-for-garden-success-panel-and-qa Date: February 4, 2017

Part 3 of 3: Disorganization Creates Dysfunction

This three-part workshop series is designed to help your garden group build a strong foundation to deal with the many issues that arise in a community space. In this workshop, come hear the success stories of three gardens that have overcome conflict by creating group structure and bylaws. There will be an opportunity for questions and recommendations

Please RSVP here. Please bring a photo ID.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: GreenThumb Office

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2017-02-04 2017-02-04 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.71048049702100000, -74.00351333618200000 Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:15:01 EST
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Workshop: Sharing Our Farm Traditions]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/02/07/greenthumb-workshop-sharing-our-farm-traditions http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/02/07/greenthumb-workshop-sharing-our-farm-traditions Date: February 7, 2017

The goal of this workshop is to connect and educate participants on the diversity of gardening traditions among GreenThumb gardeners, and to demonstrate how these traditions can be maintained and promoted on various-sized land parcels. We’ll highlight the online Vegetable Garden Planner tool to demonstrate how to take the guesswork out of planning for a bountiful garden season.

Please RSVP by calling (212) 602-5300.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground)

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B270 Brownsville Playground 2017-02-07 2017-02-07 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.65660095214844000, -73.90200042724610000 Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[NYC Compost Project: Crazy for Composting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/02/18/nyc-compost-project-crazy-for-composting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/02/18/nyc-compost-project-crazy-for-composting Date: February 18, 2017

Are you passionate about composting but want more from your bin? These Q&A sessions provide the practical tips, advice, and encouragement you'll need to take composting to the next level, whether you are just starting out (Session 1) or have been digging in for years (Session 2). Registered GreenThumb community gardens will be able to request an order of compost, soil, or clean fill for spring delivery.

Registration is required to attend this event. To register, please email compost@nybg.org or call (718) 817-8543.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8543

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2017-02-18 2017-02-18 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.86259841918945000, -73.87830352783203000 Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/02/18/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/02/18/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse Date: February 18, 2017

Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day!

While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more on select Saturdays. If the weather’s nice, bring a picnic and enjoy our grounds before or after your visit to the house.

If you plan to visit with children under 10, we recommend visiting before 2 p.m. to take advantage of specially planned activities for younger children.

Want to learn more? Email programs@wyckoffmuseum.org for additional information.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-02-18 2017-02-18 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5679612da0624.jpg Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[GreenThumb Workshop: Fruit Tree Pruning]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/02/25/greenthumb-workshop-fruit-tree-pruning http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/02/25/greenthumb-workshop-fruit-tree-pruning Date: February 25, 2017

Learn why fruit trees need annual pruning for the best production. Discover and practice how to prune the different types of fruit trees at the ideal time of year, in late winter.

Please RSVP online here or by calling (212) 602-5300.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: Adlai E. Stevenson High School

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2017-02-25 2017-02-25 11:00 am 1:30 pm 40.82160988082300000, -73.85541816560700000 Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/03/18/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/03/18/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse Date: March 18, 2017

Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day!

While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more on select Saturdays. If the weather’s nice, bring a picnic and enjoy our grounds before or after your visit to the house.

If you plan to visit with children under 10, we recommend visiting before 2 p.m. to take advantage of specially planned activities for younger children.

Want to learn more? Email programs@wyckoffmuseum.org for additional information.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-03-18 2017-03-18 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5679612da0624.jpg Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/04/15/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/04/15/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse Date: April 15, 2017

Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day!

While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more on select Saturdays. If the weather’s nice, bring a picnic and enjoy our grounds before or after your visit to the house.

If you plan to visit with children under 10, we recommend visiting before 2 p.m. to take advantage of specially planned activities for younger children.

Want to learn more? Email programs@wyckoffmuseum.org for additional information.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-04-15 2017-04-15 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5679612da0624.jpg Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/05/20/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/05/20/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse Date: May 20, 2017

Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day!

While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more on select Saturdays. If the weather’s nice, bring a picnic and enjoy our grounds before or after your visit to the house.

If you plan to visit with children under 10, we recommend visiting before 2 p.m. to take advantage of specially planned activities for younger children.

Want to learn more? Email programs@wyckoffmuseum.org for additional information.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-05-20 2017-05-20 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5679612da0624.jpg Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/17/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse Date: June 17, 2017

Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day!

While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more on select Saturdays. If the weather’s nice, bring a picnic and enjoy our grounds before or after your visit to the house.

If you plan to visit with children under 10, we recommend visiting before 2 p.m. to take advantage of specially planned activities for younger children.

Want to learn more? Email programs@wyckoffmuseum.org for additional information.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-06-17 2017-06-17 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5679612da0624.jpg Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/15/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse Date: July 15, 2017

Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day!

While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more on select Saturdays. If the weather’s nice, bring a picnic and enjoy our grounds before or after your visit to the house.

If you plan to visit with children under 10, we recommend visiting before 2 p.m. to take advantage of specially planned activities for younger children.

Want to learn more? Email programs@wyckoffmuseum.org for additional information.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-07-15 2017-07-15 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5679612da0624.jpg Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/19/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/19/free-family-day-at-wyckoff-farmhouse Date: August 19, 2017

Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day!

While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more on select Saturdays. If the weather’s nice, bring a picnic and enjoy our grounds before or after your visit to the house.

If you plan to visit with children under 10, we recommend visiting before 2 p.m. to take advantage of specially planned activities for younger children.

Want to learn more? Email programs@wyckoffmuseum.org for additional information.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-08-19 2017-08-19 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5679612da0624.jpg Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:15:18 EDT