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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 16 events
from November 27, 2015 to January 21, 2016
in Talks (x) category

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Dec 2

It's My Park Awards Reception

at Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Each year, Partnerships for Parks honors partners who demonstrate exceptional leadership and commitment to their local parks through service, advocacy, and collaboration.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Talks

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Dec 3

Joan of Arc Statue Centennial Celebration

at Joan of Arc Statue (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Celebrate the 100th birthday of the Anna Hyatt Huntington statue that captures the hearts of fellow New Yorkers and the French-American community.
Category: Art, History, Talks

Must See
Dec 3

Artist Talk & Reception: Matthew Jensen and The Wonder Under

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Matthew Jensen will discuss his new exhibition on display at 99 Plymouth.The Wonder Under uses collection and photography to explore the place histories of public spaces in NYC.
Category: Art, History, Talks, Waterfront

Must See

Friday, December 4, 2015

Dec 4

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of Autism in Love

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up their personal lives as they navigate dating and romantic relationships.
Category: Film, Talks, Seniors

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Dec 5

Berries, Bark and Trees: A Winter Walk with Benjamin Swett

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Follow author and photographer Benjamin Swett and Wave Hill Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day on a bracing walk to discover the joys of the garden in winter.…
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks, Seniors

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Dec 6

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors

Best For

Saturday, December 12, 2015


Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of Autism in Love

at Poe Park Visitors Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Presented by Indie Lens Pop Up. A sneak peak preview screening of Autism in Love which premieres on PBS January 11th. Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up…
Category: Accessible, Education, Film, Talks, Seniors

Sunday, December 13, 2015


Family Nature Walk

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands. Family walks begin at the Perkins Visitor.Ages six and older…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors

Best For

Saint Nicholas: The Saint Who Became Santa

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Food historian and author Peter G. Rose will discuss the history and life of Dutch Saint Nicholas as well as his transformation into Santa Clause during the 19th Century. Combining…
Category: Education, Food, Winter Holidays, Talks

Tuesday, December 15, 2015


Behind Fat Boy: A Conversation – Behind the Scenes of the Creation of Leonard Ursachi’s Fat Boy

at Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn

6:30 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Director of the Ringling Museum Steven High will join Brooklyn artist Leonard Ursachi to discuss his public artwork Fat Boy, currently on view in Prospect Park. Before the…
Category: Art, Talks

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