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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 11–20 out of 56 events
from August 4, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Aug 9

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals; wildlife viewing is a perfect activity for any age. Our Rangers…
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

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Event

Monday, August 10, 2015

Aug10

Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks - Chinatown

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Film connoisseur Scott Adlerberg and author Wallace Stroby discuss Chinatown. This film will also be screened later in the day as part of the Bryant Park Film Festival.
Category: Education, Art, Talks
Free!

Aug10

Books Beneath The Bridge

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This evening's reading is by Dennis Dunaway, author of About Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs!, a riveting account of the band Alice Cooper.
Category: Art, Theater, Talks
Free!

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Aug11

Bryant Park Reading Room: Book Club Discussion on Frankenstein

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a book club discussion on Frankenstein by Mary Shelley facilitated by Robert Repino, author of Morte.
Category: Talks
Free!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Aug12

Bryant Park Reading Room: Jonathan Horn & 'The Man Who Would Not Be Washington'

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Jonathan Horn discusses his nonfiction book "The Man Who Would Not Be Washington: Robert E. Lee's Civil War and His Decision That Changed American History".
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug12

Inwood Lecture Series: Lost Inwood on the Back Porch

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Learn about how Inwood's streets got their names and when they were built.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Aug13

Poetry Celebration: Light on Sound

at Lewis H. Latimer House (in Lewis H Latimer House), Queens

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for the opening of "Light on Sound," an interactive poetry installation in Flushing, Queens with the Lewis H. Latimer House. CART + ASL interpreters will be provided.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

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Event
Aug13

Bryant Park Reading Room: Writers Workshop - Short Story 4.0

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at this writers' workshop, guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug13

Green Infrastructure Tour

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come see the new green infrastructure and help us keep our river clean and streets clear from flooding.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Volunteer, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Friday, August 14, 2015

Aug14

Bryant Park Reading Room: Spelling Bee

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Register to compete in the Spelling Bee at Bryant Park.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

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