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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 42 events
from March 5, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mar18

Horticultural Lecture #3 With Ed Bowen

at New York Public Library SIBL Business Library, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This series is devoted to landscape design and the meaning of our interactions with plants and the natural world.
Category: Nature, Talks

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Mar19

Magnificent Marble Mausoleums of the Bronx

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

7:30 p.m.
During the Gilded Age, many builders of country estates in the Bronx commissioned permanent homes in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Category: History, Talks

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mar21

Spring with a Walk at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Celebrate the first day of Spring with a walk at Conference House Park. Explore the Park's unique bluebelt and beach areas through a guided tour with…
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Mar21

Gardening Demo: Orchid Culture, a Close Up

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Find out how to anticipate the needs of a plant by observing its morphology, or plant structure.
Category: Nature, Talks

Mar21

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!

Mar21

Women's History Month: A Look at Bronx Women in the 17th and 18th Centuries

at The Bronx County Archives, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Courageous pioneers with their wives settled here in a time of uncertainty. Learn about some of the women who settled here.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Mar28

Bronx Memoir Book Reading and Discussion

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

11:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Hear the stories of some of the Bronx Writers.
Category: Talks
Free!

Mar28

Bronx Memoir Project: Book Reading and Discussion

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

11:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
The Bronx Council on the Arts will present some readers from the breakthrough volume, Bronx Memoir Project.
Category: Talks
Free!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Mar31

A Contemporary Conversation Inspired by Two Victorian Women

at Penumbra Foundation, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Ann Marie McDonnell, Director of Education at the Alice Austen House and Stacy Morrison, historian & photographer as they discuss the life and work of two…
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Apr 7

First Annual Ada Louise Huxtable Lecture: Preservation, Who Needs It Anyway?

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.
Preservationists were once welcomed in urban environments as the lynchpin for stabilization and recovery and the key to balanced and intelligent development. Now they’re often…
Category: Education, History, Talks

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