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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 31–40 out of 57 events
from July 31, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

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!

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Aug19

Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Dr. Ruth Westheimer

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Dr. Ruth Westheimer, America’s most loved therapist, will discuss her book The Doctor is In: Dr. Ruth on Love, Life, and Joie de Vivre and give tips on living life to its fullest.
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug19

Bryant Park Reading Room: Eric Burns & "1920: The Year that Made the Decade Roar"

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Eric Burns discusses his nonfiction book 1920: The Year that Made the Decade Roar.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Aug20

Bryant Park Reading Room: Write-In with Gotham Writers' Workshop

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

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

Friday, August 21, 2015

Aug21

Ice Cream Social

at Bathgate Community Garden, Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Mix, mingle, and indulge at the Ice Cream Social, featuring entertainment by Jazzy Randolph Dancers, and others.
Category: Concerts, Talks
Free!

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug22

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront

Must See
Event
Aug22

Tales of Kartika Film Screening with Wi-Moto Nyoko

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Last Days of Kartika is a multi-disciplinary work using hip-hop music, motion comics, and live theater to tell the story of one city in its final days.
Category: Art, Film, Theater, Talks
Free!

Monday, August 24, 2015

Aug24

Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks - Rock Music in Film

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 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!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Aug27

Ice Cream Social

at Willis Avenue Community Garden, Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Mix, mingle, and indulge at the Ice Cream Social, featuring entertainment by Jazzy Randolph Dancers, and others.
Category: Dance, Talks
Free!

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