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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 67 events
from July 7, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Jul14

Bryant Park Reading Room: Book Club Discussion on The Divine Comedy

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 The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, facilitated by Joseph Luzzi, author of In a Darkwood.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jul14

Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Featuring the Poets of: Poetry Society of America Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check…
Category: Talks
Free!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Jul15

Bryant Park Reading Room: Novel Novelists Hosted by Julia Fierro

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jul15

Bryant Park Reading Room: Louis Masur & "Lincoln's Last Speech"

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Jul16

Lecture: Change, Continuity, and Civic Ambition: Cultural Landscapes, Design, and Historic Preservation

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their…
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Jul16

Bryant Park Reading Room: TV Writing

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 writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Jul16

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents Dance Away the Night!

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy everything tango: dance classes, demonstrations, and live music!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Jul18

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society - Talking the Talk: Writing Effective Dialogue

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!

Jul18

Hands-on History: America the Beautiful

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Continue your 4th of July celebration at King Manor!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids, Fourth of July, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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Jul18

Bronx River History and Folklore

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Mr. Stephen DeVillo has been doing research on the Bronx River for many years. Join him as he shares that research from his new book "Bronx River History and Folklore".
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Talks
Free!

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