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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 41 events
from September 16, 2014 to December 7, 2014
in Talks (x) category

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Sep16

Before Central Park: Uncovering the Fort Landscape Illustrated Lecture

at Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Central Park's northern landscapes, less altered by the design and construction of the park, offer one of the few remaining windows into the pre-urban landscape of New York City.…
Category: History, Talks

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sep18

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, September 20, 2014

Sep20

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill’s architecture and landscape on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide. Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among…
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sep21

Brooklyn Book Festival

at Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors.
Category: Talks
Free!

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Sep21

Urban Park Ranger Hike at Bartow-Pell Mansion

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Once there were many mansions on the shores of Pelham Bay; now only Bartow-Pell remains. Learn about the other grand country estates that neighbored Bartow-Pell on this fascinating…
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Talks
Free!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Sep23

Illustrated Talk: Central Park’s Sunken Treasure

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
In celebration of the reinstallation of Central Park's cannons this fall, Central Park Conservancy historian, Sara Cedar Miller, and conservator, John Harrigan, will present an…
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Sep23

Bryant Park Reading Room Presents Poetry - Tribute to Jean Valentine

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 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!

Sep23

Local Author Spotlight: Jan Johnsen

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:30 p.m.
Jan Johnsen, landscape architect and author, discusses her most recent book, Heaven is a Garden: Designing Serene Spaces for Inspiration and Reflection. A professional landscape…
Category: Talks

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sep24

Young Scholars Talk: Paleness, Purity, Cleanness: White Clothing in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

4:00 p.m.
Over a century ago, the association of white with innocence and purity ensured that certain garments were usually that color, even as white dresses moved in and out of fashion. In this…
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Sep24

City Chicken Institute: Bronx

at Paradise on Earth, Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
New York Restoration Project's City Chicken Institute has come to the Bronx! Visit our live chicken coop and learn about the benefits of raising your own flock in an urban setting.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

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