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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 30 events
from August 30, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sep19

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!

Sep19

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill’s architecture and landscape on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Sep19

Bronx River Ramble

at Rosedale and Lacombe Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River's volunteer historians as they explore three of the borough's waterways: the Bronx River, Pugsley Creek, and Westchester Creek.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Sep19

Nature Presentation: Wonderful Woolly Bears

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Can the brown bands on their bodies really predict the severity of the winter? Join us to find out!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 21, 2015

Sep21

A Walking Tour of the Noho Historic District

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
On this one-hour walking tour, promenaders will see 11 buildings designated as individual New York City landmarks around the Merchant's House Museum in NoHo.
Category: History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep21

Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge

at Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A.
Category: Art, Festivals, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Sep22

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.
Theis event features poets Michael Morse, Michael Klein, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, and Sean Singer.
Category: Talks
Free!

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Sep24

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

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan 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
Free!

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep26

Breukelen Country Fair

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

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Bring the whole family for a day-long extravaganza of games, crafts, local food, music, demonstrations, and family-friendly workshops led by Brooklyn-based partners.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, History, Kids, Markets, Tours, Food, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sep27

Family Art Project: Field Notes–An Edible Plant Insurrection

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Follow the lead of exhibiting artist Matthew Friday on a hunt for dandelion, curly dock, wood sorrel, plantain and clover plants among the grasses of Wave Hill. Sketch these plants in your very own field book.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Talks

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