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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 37 events
from August 27, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Aug27

Partnerships Academy: Activate Your Park – Developing Great Events and Programs

at Bushwick Inlet Park, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
At this workshop, you will have the chance to learn from your peers and from professionals about how to organize and fund new programs that will invigorate your park and neighborhood.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Aug27

Bryant Park Reading Room: Write-In

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!

Friday, August 28, 2015

Aug28

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night! Tango

at Center Boulevard and Borden Avenue (in Hunter's Point South Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy everything tango: dance classes, demonstrations, and live music!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug29

Street Trees Tour with Author Leslie Day

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

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Take this opportunity to learn about the rich culture and diversity of plants that is seen on the city streets we walk through every day!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Aug29

Women in Comics ll Closing Reception

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

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join us for the closing reception of our Women in Comics Exhibition II. We'll have a Q & A with artists showcasing their work in the show about the comic book industry and…
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Aug30

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This program will teach about the basics of coyote biology and the best tips for coexisting with coyotes in our urban environment.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

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Aug30

Cooking Demo: The Matter of Roots—Beets

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
ecorative and tasty, beets add color to both the garden and the dinner plate. A chef from Great Performances demonstrates some intriguing recipes for this versatile root vegetable.
Category: Education, Nature, Food, Talks
Free!

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Sep 1

Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry

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 Kundiman: Cathy Park Hong, Sandra Lim, Hieu Minh Nguyen, Lo Kwa Mei-en, and Brenda Shaughnessy.
Category: Talks
Free!

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sep 3

Partnerships Academy: Activate Your Park – Developing Great Events and Programs

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
At this workshop, you will have the chance to learn from your peers and from professionals about how to organize and fund new programs that will invigorate your park and neighborhood.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront

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