ADVENTURE ON A SHOESTRING
"Revolutionary War Sites," Sat. at 11; "George Washington?General & President," Sat. at 1; "Splendid Grand Central Terminal," Sat. at 3; "Haunted Greenwich Village," Sat. at 4:30; 212-265-2663 for res. & meeting place; all tours $5.
BERNIE'S NEW YORK
Weekly tours offered by Bernie Cohen. This week, "Grand Central District?Along 42nd St."; meet at NW corner 42nd St. (1st Ave.), 718-655-1883; Sun. at 2, $10.
BIG ONION WALKING TOURS
Tours conducted by graduate students in the American History dept. at Columbia U. This week, "Immigrant New York," Sat. at 1, $10; "Brooklyn Bridge to Brooklyn Heights," Sun. at 1, $10; "Central Park," Mon. at 1, $10; "Revolutionary New York," Tues. at 1; 212-439-1090 for meeting place; all tours $10-$12.
Highlights architecture & history from Park Slope to Brooklyn Heights; 718-393-7537 for RSVP & meeting place; Sat. 10-2, $20.
THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
Tour chapel & learn history; Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave., (112th St.), 212-932-7347; Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 11, Sun. at 1.
CENTRAL PARK WALKING TOURS
Hour-long tour of park's "Conservatory Garden," every Sat. at 12; "Amble Through the Ramble," Sat. at 1; "Views From the Past," Sat. at 1; 212-360-2727 for meeting places; free.
Learn about Jewish heritage & contrib. to nation; Museum of Jewish Heritage, 18 1st Pl. (State St.), 212-968-1800; Sun. at 12, $5-$7.
GREENWICH VILLAGE CLUB CRAWL & Blues Lovers Club crawl for singles
Guided tours of NY music clubs. "3 Bands at 3 Clubs for Singles," Thurs.; "Blues, Stand-Up & Jazz," Fri.; "Rock & Blues," Sat.;. 212-875-7019 for res., times & meeting place, $20 incl. live music.
GREENWICH village literary pub crawl
Actors from The New Ensemble Theater Co. lead tour of four pubs giving literary histories & performances. Stops incl. Chumley's, the Cornelia St. Cafe, McBell's, the Cedar Tavern & the White Horse Tavern; meet at the White Horse Tavern, 567 Hudson St. (11th St.), 212-613-5796; Sat. at 2, $12, $9 st./s.c.
historic nyc walking tour
Highlights history & architecture of lower Manhattan; meet at NE corner B'way (Fulton St.), 212-979-2388; Sun. at 2, $10.
les Shopping Tour
Shopping tour of Orchard St. district; meets at Katz's Deli, 205 E. Houston St. (Ludlow St.); 212-226-9010; Sun. at 11, free.
lower east side tenement museum
Take "Streets Where We Lived" walking tour; meet at Lower East Side Tenement Museum, 90 Orchard St. (Broome St.), RSVP 212-431-0233; Sat. & Sun. at 1 & 2:30, $6-$9 [through 8/31].
NYC DISCOVERY TOURS
Walking tours this week to highlight holiday celebration incl. "Pre-Fireworks Civil War Tour & Op-Sail Viewing," Tues. at 2 & 5; "July 4th Weekend Presidential Greenwich Village & Gramercy Park," Sat., Sun. & Mon. at 2:30 & 5; 212-465-3331 for res. & meeting place; all tours $12.
STREET SMARTS NY
"Dandies, Dudes & Shady Ladies," Sat. at 2; "Joe Sent Me," Sat. at 6; "Dust in Greenwich Village," Sat. at 6; "Soho Ghosts," Sun. at 2; 212-969-8262 for meeting place; all tours $10.
walking tour of radical ny history & architecture
See Emma Goldman's house, where Margaret Singer hung & more; meet at Peace Building, 339 Lafayette St. (Bleecker St.), 718-264-3021; Sun. at 2:30, contrib.
Parades, Fairs & Outdoor Sporting Events
BLADE NIGHT MANHATTAN
Join 100+ skaters on 2-hour tour of the city; meet at SW corner of Union Sq. Pk. (14th St.), 212-673-2933, Weds. at 8, free [through 10/25].
52 association jazz festival
Food, arts & crafts but most importantly live jazz; 52nd St. (betw. Lexington & 7th Ave.), 212-809-4900; Sun. 11-6, free.
the great fourth of july festival
Food, arts & crafts plus "patriotically themed" entertainment; Water St. (betw. State & Fulton Sts.), 212-809-4900; Tues. at 11, free.
military salute week
Celebration kicks off with "Joint Military Fly-Over" & "Tall Ships Pass the Intrepid;" Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum, W. 42nd St. (12th Ave.), 212-957-7055; Tues. at 10:45, free w/mus. adm.
tommy's american running series
Four mile run to support NYC chapter of National MS Society; meet at 99th St. (E. Park Dr.), 212-423-2284 for reg. & more info; Tues. at 9 a.m.