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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 66 events
from May 30, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

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

Bryant Park Reading Room: BookClub Discussion on Elective Affinities

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a book club discussion on Elective Affinities by Goethe.
Category: Talks
Free!

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!

Jun 2

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 Letras Latinas: Sheila Maldonado, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Loma, and Eduardo Corral.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Jun 3

Bryant Park Reading Room: Family Drama Novelists Hosted by Robin Kall

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Jun 3

Sid Horenstein Talk: High Bridge History

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn about the importance of the oldest bridge in New York City and its impact on your community.
Category: Education, History, Talks, High Bridge
Free!

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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

Global Gupit Gupit Paper Sculptures Showcase

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

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Gupit Gupit is the intricate art of 3D paper folding sculpture taught by artist, Guy Gonzales.
Category: Art, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

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