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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 51–60 out of 73 events
from August 1, 2014 to October 29, 2014
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug23

Historic Walk Tour - Historic Pathway II: Valentine-Varian House to the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join BCHS Educator Angel Hernandez on this 2-mile walk along a major historical corridor of The Bronx. This tour begins at the Valentine-Varian House, located at 3266 Bainbridge…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

Aug23

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

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Aug26

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

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This introductory workshop provides basic how-to instruction, along with the materials, for exploring and capturing the varied landscape of Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts

at The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a free reading series, nutrition education, singalongs, fun activities, special guests and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry

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.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Aug27

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!

Aug27

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Marriage of Latin Music & Jazz with Joe Conzo Sr.

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
In Celebration of City Parks Foundation's Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, join Joe Conzo Sr. for a discussion and music of Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Machito, and other great…
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Aug28

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 30, 2014

Aug30

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

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Sep 2

Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts

at The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a free reading series, nutrition education, singalongs, fun activities, special guests and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

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