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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 87 events
from July 22, 2014 to October 29, 2014
in Talks (x) category

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Jul30

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kevin Smith & Jason Mewes

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: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul30

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!

Jul30

Bryant Park Reading Room: Jonathan W. White & "Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln"

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, July 31, 2014

Jul31

Stories In The Garden: Creepy Crawlies And Wiggly Worms

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings,…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Bryant Park Reading Room: Fiction Writers Workshop

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect. Pre-registration required.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Jul31

Growing Food on Staten Island

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

7:00 p.m.
Join us for a showing of Jay Weichun’s documentary exploring the borough’s vegetable gardens, as well as the people who grow them .
Category: Education, Nature, Film, Food, Talks
Free!

Jul31

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 2, 2014

Aug 2

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

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
Aug 2

Community Conversations for Kids: Friendship

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A New York Council for the Humanities Community Conversations for Kids Workshop is coming to the Queens Historical Society!
Category: Education, History, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

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