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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 70 events
from July 31, 2014 to October 29, 2014
in Talks (x) category

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Jul31

Stories In The Garden: Creepy Crawlies And Wiggly Worms

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings,…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Bryant Park Reading Room: Fiction Writers Workshop

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect. Pre-registration required.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Jul31

Growing Food on Staten Island

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Join us for a showing of Jay Weichun’s documentary exploring the borough’s vegetable gardens, as well as the people who grow them .
Category: Education, Nature, Film, Food, Talks
Free!

Jul31

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

Not Just Talk Summit - Radical Woman Creating Resilient Communities

at The PointT CDC, Bronx

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Please join The BLK Projek at The Point CDC where they will revisit that space and explore the concept of environment and resilience in a broad sense. This year the…
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug 2

GreenThumb Workshop: Fall Planting and Season Extension

at Phoenix Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Do you want to get more fresh and healthy vegetables? If you’ve ever seen your collard green plants last through the winter, surrounded by snow, you know it’s…
Category: Education, Food, Talks
Free!

Aug 2

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Community Conversations for Kids: Friendship

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A New York Council for the Humanities Community Conversations for Kids Workshop is coming to the Queens Historical Society!
Category: Education, History, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aug 3

Art Ride! Guided Bicycle Tour of Rockaway! Exhibit at Fort Tilden

at Beach 59th Street and Rockaway Boulevard, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Ride with the NYC DOT and the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance to Fort Tilden! the Rockaway Artists' Alliance will provide a -FREE- guided tour of the Rockaway! arts festival, presented by RAA, MoMA PS1, the National Park Service and the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy.
Category: Nature, Art, Sports, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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