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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 46 events
from July 28, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Jul28

Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry - Sibling Rivalry Press

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This event features the Poets of Sibling Rivalry Press: Jane Summer, Ralph Hamilton, Daniel Nathan Terry, and Priscilla Atkins.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Jul28

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a lecture on the Future of Manned Space Flight; Why it's Time to Go Back by the Amateur Astronomers Associationa followed by a rooftop screeing of Star Trek II. In 1961,…
Category: Education, Film, Talks, Seniors, Astronomy
Free!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jul29

Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Colin Quinn

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Colin Quinn will discuss his book The Coloring Book: A Comedian Solves Race Relations in America, a laugh-out-loud look into why we tiptoe around the subject we should be celebrating.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jul29

Bryant Park Reading Room: Charles Kaiser & "The Cost of Courage"

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Charles Kaiser discusses his nonfiction book The Cost of Courage.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Jul30

Bryant Park Reading Room: Writers Workshop - Short Story 2.0

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at this writers workshop guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This program will teach you about the basics of coyote biology and the best tips for co-existing and living together with coyotes in our urban environment.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Book Talk & Signing by Arleen Mercorella

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Written candidly by Frances’s daughter, Arleen Mercorella, A Matter of Survival: The Story of Frances, is a testament to the ability to overcome life’s challenges—a…
Category: Art, History, Talks

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks - James Dean

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Lively and entertaining commentary on James Dean, with resident film expert Scott Adlerberg and author Jim Baker.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug 3

Books Beneath The Bridge

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
WORD is delighted to be returning to the Books Beneath the Bridge reading series with two wonderful fantasy novelists. Naomi Novik and Peter V. Brett will be reading.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

Bryant Park Reading Room: The Retirement Crisis

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Charles D. Ellis, Founder Greenwich Associates, discusses his book Falling Short: The Coming Retirement Crisis and What to Do About It.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

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