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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 55 events
from August 3, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Aug13

Green Infrastructure Tour

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come see the new green infrastructure and help us keep our river clean and streets clear from flooding.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Volunteer, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Friday, August 14, 2015

Aug14

Bryant Park Reading Room: Spelling Bee

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Register to compete in the Spelling Bee at Bryant Park.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Aug15

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!

Aug15

Lecture: 'The Bronx: The Ultimate Guide to New York City's Beautiful Borough'

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the official Bronx historian Lloyd Ultan and Ms. Shelly Olson on a discussion about their latest publication The Bronx: The Ultimate Guide to New York’s City’s Beautiful Borough.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Aug15

Storytelling Workshop: Women in Comics

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join artists and writers from the Women in Comics NYC Collective International as they discuss and teach how to tell stories through the comic book medium.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug16

Lecture: The History of Parkway Village

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Judith Guttman, President of Parkway Village Historical Society, will be presenting a lecture on the history of the area of Queens. The 35-acre co-op community was built in the…
Category: Education, History, Talks

Monday, August 17, 2015

Aug17

Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks - Marathon Man

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Resident film expert Scott Adlerberg and author Wallace Stroby discuss Marathon Man, which will also be screened later in the day as part of the Bryant Park Film Festival
Category: Education, Film, Talks
Free!

Aug17

Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge

at Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A.
Category: Art, Festivals, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Aug18

Bryant Park Reading Room: Doing the KIND Thing

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Daniel Lubetzky, Founder & CEO of KIND, discusses his book Do the Kind Thing: Think Boundlessly, Work Purposefully, Live Passionately.
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug18

Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This event features the poets of Red Hen Press: Mark Doty, Dean Kostos, and J.D. McClatchy.
Category: Talks
Free!

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