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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 67 events
from July 4, 2015 to December 19, 2015
in Talks (x) category

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Jul22

Bryant Park Reading Room: Martha Hodes & "Mourning Lincoln"

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Martha Hodes will discuss her nonfiction book Mourning Lincoln.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Jul23

Bryant Park Reading Room: Writers Workshop - Short Story 1.0

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 these writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect your writing.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Jul25

High Bridge Festival

at The High Bridge (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Commemorate the re-opening of the iconic High Bridge with this celebratory outdoor festival, with music, fitness, art, a scavenger hunt, and more!
Category: Art, Festivals, Fitness, History, Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, High Bridge
Free!

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Jul27

Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks - Badlands

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 film critic, author Stephen Whitty discuss Badlands. This film will also be screened later in the day as part of the Bryant Park Film Festival
Category: Education, Film, Talks
Free!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Jul28

Bryant Park Reading Room: Book Club Discussion on Hamlet

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a book club discussion on Hamlet by Shakespeare, facilitated by Max Gladstone, author of Full Fathom Five: A Novel of the Craft Sequence.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jul28

Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry - Sibling Rivalry Press

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 Sibling Rivalry Press: Jane Summer, Ralph Hamilton, Daniel Nathan Terry, and Priscilla Atkins.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jul29

Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Colin Quinn

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Colin Quinn will discuss his book The Coloring Book: A Comedian Solves Race Relations in America, a laugh-out-loud look into why we tiptoe around the subject we should be celebrating.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jul29

Bryant Park Reading Room: Charles Kaiser & "The Cost of Courage"

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Charles Kaiser discusses his nonfiction book The Cost of Courage.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Jul30

Bryant Park Reading Room: Writers Workshop - Short Story 2.0

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 your writing.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks - James Dean

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Lively and entertaining commentary on James Dean, with resident film expert Scott Adlerberg and author Jim Baker.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

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