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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 38 events
from August 22, 2014 to October 29, 2014
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sep20

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. Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among…
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sep21

Urban Park Ranger Hike at Bartow-Pell Mansion

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

1:00 p.m.
Once there were many mansions on the shores of Pelham Bay; now only Bartow-Pell remains. Learn about the other grand country estates that neighbored Bartow-Pell on this fascinating…
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Talks
Free!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Sep23

Bryant Park Reading Room Presents Poetry - Tribute to Jean Valentine

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sep24

Young Scholars Talk: Paleness, Purity, Cleanness: White Clothing in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

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

4:00 p.m.
Over a century ago, the association of white with innocence and purity ensured that certain garments were usually that color, even as white dresses moved in and out of fashion. In this…
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Sep24

City Chicken Institute: Bronx

at Paradise on Earth, Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
New York Restoration Project's City Chicken Institute has come to the Bronx! Visit our live chicken coop and learn about the benefits of raising your own flock in an urban setting.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep27

Birding at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

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

3:30 p.m.
Join naturalist and photographer Debbie Becker on a trail walk as the great fall migration gets under way with hawks, eagles, warblers, and hummingbirds returning to their winter…
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Sep28

Sneak 'Peak' at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Parking Lot, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us to celebrate the potential of the future of Freshkills Park at our annual festival with activities like kayaking, biking, birding, art and more on Staten Island!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Sep30

Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Oct 5

Honey Extraction Demonstration

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
How do bees make honey? How do we collect it? Help us extract and bottle honey from our resident honeybees.
Category: Nature, Food, Talks
Free!

Oct 5

Hives and Honey Information Station

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location, Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Try on beekeeping gear, peek inside an empty hive, and learn fascinating facts about honeybees.
Category: Nature, Food, Talks
Free!

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