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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 21–30 out of 70 events
from July 30, 2014 to October 29, 2014
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

Art Workshop: Botanical Illustration and Observation

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Observe and document the intricate details and forms of plants and flowers found in the gardens, with artist and naturalist Gabriel Willow.
Category: Nature, Art, Talks

Aug 9

Through the Lens Part 2

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Join local award winning nature photographer Jarred Sutton as teaches how he photographed all his subjects in "After Hurricane Sandy: A Look at Conserving Our Seashores…
Category: Nature, Art, Talks

Aug 9

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

Best For
Aug 9

Ranger's Choice: Little Red Lighthouse by Candlelight

at Fort Washington Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Join us as we explore this unique landmark by lantern light.
Category: History, Tours, Talks

Must See

Sunday, August 10, 2014


Bike and Hike the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

at 105th Street Stop on the L Train, Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Ride with the NYC DOT to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge! At the Refuge, the American Littoral Society will provide a -FREE- guided tour, lasting about an hour.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

Must See

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


Cooking Demo: Flavorsome Flora - Lemon Scented Herbs

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a summer-long celebration of aromatic herbs. Sample dishes prepared by chefs from Wave Hill exclusive caterer Great Performances, including iced lemon-verbena infusion…
Category: Food, Talks

Monday, August 11, 2014


Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks on Cannes in the 60s

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Lively and entertaining commentary on Cannes in 1960, 1968, the seminal years in film. With resident film expert Scott Adlerberg and author Dave Tafoya.
Category: Film, Talks


Books Beneath the Bridge: Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
This free summer literary series outdoor readings curated by local independent bookstores, begins on July 7 at 7 p.m. and runs for six consecutive Mondays at Pier 1’s Granite Prospect.
Category: Art, Talks

Tuesday, August 12, 2014


Bryant Park Reading Room: HSBC Sustainability

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:45 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, Nature, Talks

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