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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 26 events
from February 12, 2016 to April 6, 2016
in Talks (x) category

Friday, February 12, 2016

Feb 12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of The Black Panthers

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The screening will be followed by a discussion with Brittany Williams, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, and former Black Panthers.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Film, Sports, Black History Month, Talks, Seniors

Must See
Feb 12

Movies in the Parks: "Black Rose"

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Parks as we preview an exciting new TV show! Set in Brownsville, “Black Rose” follows an anthropology professor as she investigates the mysterious abduction of youth…
Category: Film, Talks

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Feb 13

Winter Workspace Open Studios

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This winter, Glyndor Gallery is transformed again into studio spaces for artists to develop new work and offer opportunities for public interaction in the context of the garden.…
Category: Education, Art, Kids, Talks, Seniors

Best For
Feb 13

On Poe & Becoming A Writer

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

1:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
In celebration of Edgar Allan Poe's birthday, Bronx Writer's Center Director Charlie Vazquez shares his childhood experience of learning about Poe and Poe Cottage.
Category: Art, Talks

Feb 13

Chocolate Day!

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We'll discuss all things chocolate, from the history of its consumption to the ways and means of the chocolate pot.
Category: History, Valentine's Day, Food, Talks

Feb 13

Happy Birthday Edgar!

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's birthday with the Bronx Historical Society's CEO Doc Hermalyn as he speaks about the poet's experience in the Bronx.
Category: Art, Talks

Feb 13

Paranormal Investigation

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

9:00 p.m.11:59 p.m.
Learn the basics of ghost hunting while attempting to communicate with some of the mansion’s previous tenants and quite possibly, reveal their romantic past.
Category: History, Valentine's Day, Talks

Must See

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Feb 16

Lunchtime Lecture - Black Gotham: The Otherside of Wall Street

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join artist Kamau Ware for a lunchtime lecture on the history behind his forthcoming graphic novel The Other Side of Wall Street.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Black History Month, School Break, Talks, Seniors

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Feb 17

The Pen and the Trowel: A Horticultural Lecture by Marta McDowell

at NY School of Interior Design, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Garden writer Marta McDowell will explore the writing-gardening connection in their gardens and her own.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Feb 18

Partnerships Academy: How to Start or Join a Community Park Group (Brooklyn)

at Dodge YMCA, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
For decades, New Yorkers have been taking ownership of their local parks by starting park community groups. These groups bring programs and funding to parks, and advocate for political support.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Talks

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