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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 35 events
from April 20, 2014 to September 28, 2014
in Talks (x) category

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Apr27

Delving into Isham Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his geology, history, and natural history walk through the park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, May 3, 2014

May 3

Jane's Walk: Building Sustainability with Stewardship

at Clinton Avenue and Fulton Street

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Jane’s Walks are organized and led by urban enthusiasts, animators and organizations that celebrate Jane Jacobs’ legacy.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

May 3

Freshkills Park Tour

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Freshkills Park will be almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park developed in New York City in over 100 years. See it for yourself on a behind the scenes tour!
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May 3

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 4, 2014

May 4

Lecture Series: Gus Schumacher, Farming in Flushing

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
An authority on all things food, Gus Schumacher’s family has been in the farming industry since his great-grandfather emigrated in 1848 from Germany to New York.
Category: Education, History, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food, Talks, Seniors

Must See
Event

Saturday, May 10, 2014

May10

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May10

Freshkills Park Hike

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Freshkills Park Staff as we hike areas we are developing into brand new parkland on Staten Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sunday, May 11, 2014

May11

Bones of an Old Dutch Farmhouse

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Examine the white oak times (the bones) of Lefferts Historic House and the many layers that were added, subtracted and changed over the past 230 years.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Talks

Must See
Event
May11

Wildflower Walk in Sherman Creek

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Many native wildflowers are a rarity in New York City. Fortunately, a wide variety of these species, from common flowers of the urban landscape to rare forest dwellers, can be…
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Thursday, May 15, 2014

May15

Fashion Flashback: 1914

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

7:30 p.m.
To celebrate the centennial of both Bronx County and Bartow-Pell, we offer a look back at the fashions of 1914 by Bard Graduate Center scholar Sarah Pickman. Her studies in fashion…
Category: Education, History, Talks

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