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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 37 events
from May 5, 2016 to July 22, 2016
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, May 21, 2016

May 21

Sacred Sites Weekend with Landmarks Conservancy

at Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Highlights include the archaeology of Queens and New York City, along with tours of the house and our beautiful gardens.
Category: Accessible, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

May 21

Artist and Curator Talk

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the artists and curators of (Not So) Still Life, the spring exhibition at Wave Hill, in a conversation about how contemporary artists are transforming the still-life genre.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Sunday, May 22, 2016

May 22

Triennial Talks: Staten Island As Community

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Triennial artists discuss working with the diverse communities of Staten Island. Q&A to follow. Free with museum admission. RSVP to 718-816-4506 x10 or info@aliceausten.org.…
Category: Art, Talks

May 22

'Corona: The Early Years' Book Talk

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn about Corona's neighborhood development in the mid-1800s, the history of the National Race Course, and the impact of the Tiffany Glass Company.
Category: History, Talks

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

May 24

Parks Without Borders Summit

at The New School University Center, Manhattan

9:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
On May 24, 2016, NYC Parks, the Center for New York City Affairs, and the Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School will discuss ideas for the next generation of urban parks and public space.
Category: Talks

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May 24

Chroma Botanica Exhibition Tour and Art Demonstration with Ellie Irons

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Chroma Botanica: Ellie Irons & Linda Stillman showcases the work of two artists that use natural plant pigments in their artwork to explore wild and cultivated environments.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Sunday, May 29, 2016

May 29

Arts, Culture & Fun: Wildlife of New York

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Illustrator Giada Crispiels for a unique coloring project celebrating her new book Wildlife of New York which captures the diverse beauty of the city.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

May 29

The Art of Recycling

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join a workshop with artist Chris Spollen, an award-winning illustrator, who has evolved from working with traditional materials on paper to creating evocative mixed-media projects.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Jun 1

Partnerships Academy Workshop: Partnering for Success (Manhattan)

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In this workshop, participants will gain the skills to build strong relationships with businesses, government, and other organizations.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Friday, June 3, 2016

Jun 3

Arts, Culture & Fun: Screening of 'T-Rex' and Meet the Producer

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a preview screening of the documentary T-Rex by Zack Canepari and Drea Cooper. After the screening there will be a Q & A with the producer.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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