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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 23 events
from February 12, 2016 to April 6, 2016
in Talks (x) category

Monday, February 22, 2016

Feb 22

Make the City Your Gym

at Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
New York may be well known for its expansive parks, pedestrian lifestyle, and greenmarkets, but many residents also cope with food deserts, prohibitively expensive gym memberships, and…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Talks

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Feb 25

Partnerships Academy: How to Start or Join a Community Park Group (Bronx)

at Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos Community College, Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for a free workshop to learn how you can join an existing local group, or start a new one!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Talks
Free!

Feb 25

Illustrated Lecture: Conserving the Merchant’s House Gas Chandeliers

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
A significant presence in Merchant House’s interior is a pair of gas chandeliers in the Greek Revival double parlor – possibly the oldest gaseliers remaining in situ in the Northeast.
Category: Art, History, Talks

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Feb 27

Cooking Demo: Cooking with Vanilla

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Watch as a chef from Wave Hill prepares some delicious dishes and take a stroll to the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory to meet our very own vanilla plant and some of its lovely relatives.
Category: Education, Food, Talks

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Feb 28

Lecture: Walking on Water–The Past and Future of the Old Croton Aqueduct

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the fascinating history of the 41-mile aqueduct that quenched the thirst of an expanding urban population and saved the city.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Talks, Seniors

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Feb 28

Poetry in the Parlors

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Bartow-Pell teams up with Four Way Books to present the second Sunday afternoon poetry reading in the double parlors.
Category: Art, Talks

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Mar 5

Foodies of the Past: 19th-Century Food Culture

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Mansion Assistant Curator and food historian Kelsey Brow will discuss the 19th-century democratization of food culture and the emergence of the “foodie.”
Category: History, Food, Talks

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Mar 10

Partnerships Academy: How to Start or Join a Community Park Group (Manhattan)

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for a free workshop to learn how you can join an existing local community park group, or start a new one!
Category: Education, Volunteer, It's My Park, Talks
Free!

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Mar 12

Ecology and Urbanity: The Past, Present and Future of Manhattan Island

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the historic ecology of Manhattan island, and current and future urban planning in Northern Manhattan.
Category: History, Talks

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Mar 17

St. Patrick’s Day: A Tribute to the Tredwells’ Irish Servants with Bridget Murphy

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Guided Tours at 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. Tour Merchant’s House and explore the world of the Irish immigrants who worked as domestic servants for the Tredwell family.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Saint Patrick's Day, Talks

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