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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 47 events
from March 30, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Tuesday, March 31, 2015


A Contemporary Conversation Inspired by Two Victorian Women

at Penumbra Foundation, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Ann Marie McDonnell, Director of Education at the Alice Austen House and Stacy Morrison, historian & photographer as they discuss the life and work of two…
Category: Art, Talks

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Apr 1

Midweek Bird Walk: Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a walk in New York City’s southernmost park, as we search for newly arrived migrants.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Talks, Waterfront

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Apr 2

Arts, Culture & Fun: Screening of The Homestretch

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Watch a special pre-screening of the Community Cinema film The Homestretch!
Category: Accessible, Film, Talks, Seniors

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Apr 4

Ranger's Choice: Fort Tour by Candlelight

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
A pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress, Fort Totten Park provides a fascinating glimpse in New York's past. Register on Wednesday, March 25th.
Category: History, Tours, Talks

Must See

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Apr 7

Outdoor Adventures: Snug Harbor

at Building H (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore Staten Island's Snug Harbor, a cultural center and botanical garden, on this nature hike.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Talks

Best For
Apr 7

First Annual Ada Louise Huxtable Lecture: Preservation, Who Needs It Anyway?

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.
Preservationists were once welcomed in urban environments as the lynchpin for stabilization and recovery and the key to balanced and intelligent development. Now they’re often…
Category: Education, History, Talks

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Apr 8

Artist Talk with Alan Messer In Conjunction with Exhibition: Conserving Our City of Nature

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Many New Yorkers are unaware of the 350 species of wild birds—almost a third of all bird species in North America—that live in or pass through New York City each year.…
Category: Accessible, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, History, Talks

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Apr 9

Conference House Park Nature Hike

at Visitor’s Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Meet at the Visitor’s Center on Satterlee Street for this all ages nature hikes with your guide Will Lenihan. Wear sturdy shoes and sun block.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks

Saturday, April 11, 2015


Partnerships for Parks 2015 Conference

at NYU Law, Manhattan

9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
We are excited to share best practices, tools, and resources we have honed over our 20 years of successfully supporting community partners and transforming communities.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Talks

Must See

Master Story Tellers Opening Reception

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

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Celebrate the opening of Master Story Tellers exhibition; classic tales from HAns Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe and other master story…
Category: Art, Talks

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