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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 22 events
from October 13, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Wednesday, October 21, 2015


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

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Interested in bringing new activities, recreation and arts to your park? Community groups from all over the city routinely partner with city agencies and other organizations to do…
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks


Public Meeting on Staten Island's Shoreline Parks Plan

at 185 Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join Friends of Kivlehan Park and learn more about the Shoreline Parks Plan for the redevelopment of the shoreline parks on the eastern shore of Staten Island. Provide your input to…
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Talks, Waterfront

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Saturday, October 24, 2015


Meet the Artists: Julian Chams and Beatrice Glow

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

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Wave Hill’s 2015 Van Lier Visual Artist Fellows, Julian Chams andBeatrice Glow, during this artists talk in which each will discuss their creative process and the concepts behind their solo projects.
Category: Art, Talks


Regarding de la Guerre: The Music and Letters of Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Julliard quartet Filigree will play selections from the repertoire of French composer Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre.
Category: Concerts, Talks

Sunday, October 25, 2015


The Bronx County Historical Society Campus Walk Tour

at BCHS Research Library, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
BCHS educator Angel Hernandez will lead a tour of the campus of The Bronx County Historical Society in the Norwood section of The Bronx
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors


Art Workshop: Botanical Illustration

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Using pencil and pen, practice techniques of botanical illustration, while exploring the intersection of art and science.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Talks, Seniors

Thursday, October 29, 2015


MWBE Procurement Fair and Networking Event

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the procurement opportunities of the following agencies: NYC Parks and Recreation, NYS Parks and Recreation, Central Park Conservancy, Battery Park City Authority, and more.
Category: Talks

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Nov 7

Family Fun Day: Manners Can Be Fun

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This program will include lessons on good posture, the history of the handshake, and how to introduce yourself and others.
Category: Kids, Talks

Best For

Saturday, November 14, 2015


Highbridge River Walk

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Take a walk over the High Bridge with expert naturalist Mike Feller! Then search for plants, insects, birds, and some of Manhattan's last remaining freshwater seeps and springs.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Talks, High Bridge, Hiking

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Saturday, November 21, 2015


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

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