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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 34 events
from April 20, 2014 to September 28, 2014
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Apr26

Bird Walk

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come check out some of the best birding spots in Manhattan and learn how New York Restoration Project’s approach to landscape management supports these populations.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Apr26

Prospect Park Fair

at The Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance welcomes all Brooklynites to enjoy a day of family fun at the Prospect Park Fair. There will be live entertainment, vendors, food trucks, tennis…
Category: Education, Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Kids, Sports, Food, Talks
Free!

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Apr26

Arbor Day Celebration

at Tappen Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to plant and care for trees.
Category: Education, Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Apr26

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Urban Oasis: 30 Years Painting Bronx Parks by - Opening Reception

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us at the opening reception of Daniel Hauben's Urban Oasis: 30 Years Painting Bronx Parks.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Apr26

What You Don't Know Can Hurt You: An Introduction to Copyright Protection

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Listen to an introduction to copyright protection led by Roger Meltzer, Founder, CEO, and Director of A&R at Capsicum Records.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Apr26

Talking about History - Rufus King's Reading in London: Using the History of Rome to Understand the French Revolution

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

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
In this lecture, David J. Gary, Yale University, shows how an examination of King's notebooks allows us to understand King’s fears, anxieties, and challenges.
Category: Education, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Apr27

Hawk Watch at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Parking Lot, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Spring migration is here! Join the Staten Island Museum, Urban Park Rangers and Freshkills Park team for a day of spotting and learning about hawks returning from their winter migration
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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Apr27

Earth Day Programming

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to celebrate Earth Day! Learn about responsible fishing from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

Delving into Isham Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his geology, history, and natural history walk through the park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

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