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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 32 events
from May 3, 2016 to July 22, 2016
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Historical Walk: Jane's River Sisters

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Jane Jacobs may have never set foot in the South Bronx, but there are many examples of how community activism has made neighborhoods all but written off in the 1960s. Join our…
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

Central Park Conservancy On A Wing Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet live bats, butterflies, and birds of prey, some of which call Central Park their home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

The Grand Concourse Historic District – Art Deco Delights

at E.167th Street and the Grand Concourse, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Borough Historian Lloyd Ultan on a stroll through one of The Bronx’s noted designated historic districts – the Grand Concourse.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors, Hiking

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

May 10

Partnerships Academy Workshop: Partnering for Success (Bronx)

at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
At this workshop, participants will gain the skills to build strong relationships with businesses, government, and other organizations.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Thursday, May 12, 2016

May 12

28th Annual Equipment and Vehicle Show

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This show highlights vendors who support NYC’s Clean Fleet and Vision Zero initiatives, as well as daily operations. The fleet show will feature vendors offering a wide array of…
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, May 13, 2016

May 13

Greening the Globe Begins at Home: Symposium at the College of Staten Island

at College of Staten Island (CUNY), Performing Arts Center-Recital Hall, Staten Island

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for this special series to explore environmental advocacy through environmental education, green career paths, and initiatives for creating sustainable communities.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Saturday, May 14, 2016

May 14

Arts, Culture & Fun; Wildlife of New York

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Illustrator Giada Crispiels for a unique coloring project celebrating her new book Wildlife of New York, which captures the diverse beauty of the animals that call this city home.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, May 21, 2016

May 21

Bronx Crime & Noir Writer's Society: Writing Series

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This casual writers meeting gathers the third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever reinventing genres of fiction.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

May 21

Artist and Curator Talk

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the artists and curators of (Not So) Still Life, the spring exhibition at Wave Hill, in a conversation about how contemporary artists are transforming the still-life genre.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Sunday, May 22, 2016

May 22

Triennial Talks: Staten Island As Community

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Triennial artists discuss working with the diverse communities of Staten Island. Q&A to follow. Free with museum admission. RSVP to 718-816-4506 x10 or info@aliceausten.org.…
Category: Art, Talks

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