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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.

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from April 25, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Apr25

In the Shop: Woodturner Chris Busak

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
In celebration of Arbor Week, artist Chris Busak demonstrates woodturning; a limited collection of bowls turned from our precious copper beech tree will be available for purchase.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Talks

Apr25

High Bridge Historic Neighborhood Walk Tour

at 167th Street Train station, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Considered an engineering marvel of the day, High Bridge is a classic example of how an ancient system of water technology can play a major role in the expansion of a metropolis. It…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr26

Poetry Place 2015

at Firemens Memorial Island (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet by the benches on the Riverside Drive Island at 103rd Street for an afternoon of poetry readings.
Category: Talks
Free!

Apr26

Farewell, Father, Friend and Guardian: A Musical Elegy Commemorating President Lincoln’s Death

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.
In commemoration of President Lincoln’s assassination 150 years ago, the Bond Street Euterpean Singing Society presents music composed in 1865 offering solace to a newly reunited…
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Apr29

Midweek Bird Walk: Wolfe’s Pond Park and Lemon Creek

at Holten Ave. and Purdy Place (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Wolfe’s Pond, its surrounding woodlands, and proximity to Raritan Bay make it one of Staten Island’s premiere birding localities.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

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Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 2

Discover Freshkills Park: Jane's Walk

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Freshkills Park staff will be on hand to guide you through the history of the site as the Fresh Kills Landfill and discuss the development of new capital projects at Freshkills Park!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

May 2

7th Annual Chocolate Day

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn more about the food you love the most. Historian Ellen Schnepel and Morris-Jumel Executive Director Carol Ward will discuss all things chocolate, from the history of its…
Category: History, Food, Talks

May 2

Discover Freshkills Park: Jane's Walk

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Freshkills Park staff will be on hand to guide you through the history of the site as the Fresh Kills Landfill and discuss the development of new capital projects at Freshkills Park!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

May 2

Dying for Beauty: American Women's Quest for Acceptance

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Dr. Harriet Davis-Kram will discuss women's fashion trends in the 18th through the early 20th centuries, including clothing, makeup and the role of advertising.
Category: Education, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, May 9, 2015

May 9

Bronx Week: Marvelous Mott Haven Historic Walking Tour

at East 138th Street and Lincoln Avenue, Bronx

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The southernmost section of our borough, Mott Haven was one of the first communities to be urbanized across the Harlem River.
Category: Education, History, Sports, Tours, Talks, Waterfront

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