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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 29 events
from September 2, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sep 3

Partnerships Academy: Activate Your Park – Developing Great Events and Programs

at Ranaqua: Bronx Parks Headquarters, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
At this workshop, you will have the chance to learn from your peers and from professionals about how to organize and fund new programs that will invigorate your park and neighborhood.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront

Must See
Event

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Sep 8

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 Belladonna: Tonya M. Foster , r. erica doyle. Betsy Fagin, and Monica Ong.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Sep10

Artist Talk: Tom Fruin

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Brooklyn artist Tom Fruin will discuss the origin and fabrication of his internationally known ICON series.
Category: Art, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep12

Full River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Canoe through the Bronx River Forest, the NY Botanical Garden, the Bronx Zoo, River Park, Starlight Park & Concrete Plant Park. Registration required.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront

Must See
Event
Sep12

GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair

at Diamante Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb for our annual celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City for their work during the season.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Kids, Markets, Tours, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep12

Exhibition Talk: Tredwell Costume Collection

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Pamela Long, the Textile Conservator at the Merchant's House Museum, for a talk on the Merchant's House collection of nineteenth-century women's clothing.
Category: Education, History, Talks

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Sep15

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 poets Paul Pine, Sandy McIntosh, Phillip Lopate, and Thomas Fink.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sep19

The Buzz About Bees

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Visit the beehives in The Battery and learn about the ways in which bees live, work, and play.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Tours, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep19

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

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