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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 31 events
from May 23, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, May 23, 2015

May23

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for an exhibition tour designed to draw visitors into a lively discussion about the relationship between art and nature. In the main gallery, Chris Doyle:…
Category: Art, Talks

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

May26

Our World Remade: A World War I Reading & Discussion Group

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Mansion is hosting a book club, delving into the period's history, poetry, and literature.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

May27

Partnerships Academy: Stewardship 101: How To Get Involved With Your Community Park

at Ranaqua: Bronx Parks Headquarters, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Whether you are new to volunteering in parks, or already involved, this training will help you get clear on your next step.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May30

NatureFest 2015

at Carousel for All Children (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Naturefest is a family celebration of environmental awareness and local natural history.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Games, Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May30

The Basics of Composting for the Urban Gardener

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Jeremy Teperman of the NYC Compost project, hosted by the Queens Botanical Garden, will present a two-hour workshop on the basics of composting.
Category: Talks
Free!

Sunday, May 31, 2015

May31

Wave Hill Art Lecture: Site as Springboard, 1977-2015

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wave Hill has a long history of encouraging artists to create new artwork for the grounds and galleries. Director of Arts and Senior Curator Jennifer McGregor will talk about how the…
Category: Art, Talks

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Jun 2

Our World Remade: A World War I Reading & Discussion Group

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Mansion is hosting a book club, delving into the period's history, poetry, and literature.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Jun 4

Partnerships Academy: Stewardship 101: How To Get Involved With Your Community Park

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Whether you are new to volunteering in parks, or already involved, this training will help you get clear on your next step.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

Annual Bronx River Festival: Hello Herring

at 180th Street & Boston Road (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This festival will include an animal show, music, free community paddles, a ramble tour, live performances, and more.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, History, Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Heather Garden Design Tour with Public Garden Designer Ronda M. Brands

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the design and planting scheme of the three-acre Heather Garden.
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

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