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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 46 events
from April 1, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Apr11

A Talk with Literary Historian Michael Patrick Hearn

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Michael Patrick Hearn has remained one of the most respected contemporary writers about children’s literature since the publication of The Annotated Wizard of Oz right…
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Apr12

The New York World’s Fairs in 3D: A Stereoscopic Projection Show

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Robert Munn and Sandra Cook of the Depthography Group will be presenting their “World’s Fairs in 3D” Stereoscopic Projection Show. The show consists of over 28…
Category: Education, Film, History, Talks

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Apr15

Midweek Bird Walk: Clove Lakes Park

at Martling Avenue Bridge (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Clove Lakes Park is well known as one of the better localities in which to search for neotropical migrant birds in spring.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Apr15

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Beginning of Our Universe

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Although our observable Universe is almost 14 billion years old, the basis for much of what we see today was laid in the first 400,000 years. In fact, the first tenth of the first…
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, History, Talks
Free!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Apr16

Exhibition Talk: Accomplished Women Schoolgirl Art from Female Academies in the Early Nineteenth Century

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

7:30 p.m.
Collectors and exhibition curators Bill and Sally Gemmill present a not-to-be-missed talk on early 19th-century schoolgirl art.
Category: Art, History, Talks
Free!

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Apr18

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
Free!

Apr18

Hands-on History: Roads & Rails

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about transportation in the 19th century, hear a story about the history of trains, and create your own toy horse to ride home!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr18

Spring Bird and Wildflower Walk

at Wolfe's Pond Park House (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore the ephemeral beauty of spring wildflowers at Wolfe’s Pond Park, Research Associate Ray Matarazzo, and Curator of Science, Will Lenihan.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Apr19

Guest Lecture: Neighborhoods of Brooklyn

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for author and professor emeritus John B. Manbeck’s lecture, Neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Professor Manbeck will share the story of Brooklyn’s transformation from…
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Apr21

Child Abuse Prevention Month

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

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
April is Child Abuse Prevention month. This presentation will focus on behaviors and signs exhibited by child victims of physical and sexual abuse. We will discuss dealing with…
Category: Talks
Free!

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