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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 35 events
from April 30, 2016 to July 22, 2016
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Apr 30

Garden Walk: Trees in the Designed Landscape

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a spring stroll with Assistant Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to see how trees enhance the design of the gardens at Wave Hill.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break, Talks

Best For
Kids
Apr 30

Cooking Demo: Chock Full o' (Pine) Nuts

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day explains how these noble and ancient “nuts” (seeds, actually) get from their lofty perch atop towering pine trees to your local grocery store.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food, Talks, Seniors

Apr 30

Special Interactive Tour for Families: A Child's View of Life in 19th-Century New York

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
ome tour the house and learn what life was like for children (and adults) in the 1850s, from schoolwork and chores to games and play.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Games, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 1, 2016

May 1

Author Talk: 'Grandfathers of the Flushing Remonstrance' with Mau VanDuren

at Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The Flushing Remonstrance and John Bowne's fight for religious freedom stands as one of the first acts towards free speech and is one of the predecessors to the Bill of Rights.
Category: Accessible, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

May 1

Floral Ghost: Susan Orlean and Philip Taaffe in Conversation

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Taking inspiration from New York’s disappearing “flower district,” acclaimed author Susan Orlean and venerated artist Philip Taaffe collaborated…
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks

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Event

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Historical Walk: Jane's River Sisters

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Jane Jacobs may have never set foot in the South Bronx, but there are many examples of how community activism has made neighborhoods all but written off in the 1960s. Join our…
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

Central Park Conservancy On A Wing Festival

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet live bats, butterflies, and birds of prey, some of which call Central Park their home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

The Grand Concourse Historic District – Art Deco Delights

at E.167th Street and the Grand Concourse, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Borough Historian Lloyd Ultan on a stroll through one of The Bronx’s noted designated historic districts – the Grand Concourse.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors, Hiking

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

May 10

Partnerships Academy Workshop: Partnering for Success (Bronx)

at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
At this workshop, participants will gain the skills to build strong relationships with businesses, government, and other organizations.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Thursday, May 12, 2016

May 12

28th Annual Equipment and Vehicle Show

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This show highlights vendors who support NYC’s Clean Fleet and Vision Zero initiatives, as well as daily operations. The fleet show will feature vendors offering a wide array of…
Category: Talks
Free!

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