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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 76 events
from July 29, 2014 to October 29, 2014
in Talks (x) category

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aug 6

Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology: Dunes 'Walk and Talk'

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
A new summer program designed to encompass elements of Conference House Park. Dunes - appreciation of the waterfront enviroment of the park; the dunes, bluffs and wetlands. Drawing -…
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

Delving into Highbridge Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at 155th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Stroll through the park with Sid and discover its historical features, still visible today, as well as its outstanding rock exposures and trees.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
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Aug 6

Bryant Park Reading Room: Non-Fiction

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: History, Talks
Free!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Aug 7

Aquatic Garden Q&A

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover why the water is black and learn how we cultivate dramatic aquatic plants like the sacred lotus and colorful tropical water lilies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Talks

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: A Cultural Tour with Queens Museum Director

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Jason Yoon, Director of Education, Queens Museum will lead participants in a stroll across Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The stroll will highlight the history of the park,…
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Aug 7

Bryant Park Reading Room: Creative Non-Fiction Writers Workshop

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: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug 7

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

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
Free!

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
Free!

Best For
Kids

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