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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 17 events
from January 29, 2015 to May 9, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Jan29

Riding the Waves Exhibit

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Feb 1

Historic New York: The World's Fair

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
Rangers will be hosting a historic walk through the1939-1940 and 1964-1965 site of the World's Fair, now known as Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Feb 7

Written in the Rocks Lecture

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The bedrock of Wave Hill is composed of the “roots” of once majestic mountains that rivaled the Rockies in scale and grandeur.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Feb 7

Winter Walk in Pelham Bay Park

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Natural Areas Conservancy ecologists will take you for a guided walk through the park and show you how to identify trees and how to find signs of wildlife.
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Feb18

Horticultural Lecture: Locally Sourced - Marrying Field Botany and Horticulture

at New York School of Interior Design, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This ongoing series is hosted by Wave Hill’s Friends of Horticulture Committee and is devoted to landscape design and the meaning of our interactions with plants and the natural…
Category: Talks

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Feb19

Outdoor Adventures: Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This nature hikes is appropriate for all ages. Wear weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Feb21

Winter Workspace Open Studios

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
For the sixth winter, Glyndor Gallery is transformed into studio spaces for artists to develop new work and offer opportunities for public interaction in the context of the garden.…
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Feb21

Streetcars Making A Comeback In The Bronx?

at The Bronx County Archives, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bob Diamond, Chairman of the Brooklyn Historic Railroad Association, will discuss the feasibility of new streetcar lines for the Bronx.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Feb26

Local Author Spotlight

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

7:30 p.m.
Emita Brady Hill and Janet Butler Munch discuss personal, uncensored stories of life in the Bronx before, during, and after the troubled years of arson and flight in the 1970s and 80s.
Category: History, Talks

Must See
Event

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Mar 8

New York State Pavilion: Lecture & Book Signing by Author Christian Kellberg

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Christian Kellberg is privileged to have been part of a volunteer effort to paint the New York State Pavilion mezzanine over the last three years.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks

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