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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 84 events
from July 23, 2014 to October 29, 2014
in Talks (x) category

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Aug14

City Chicken Institute: Brooklyn

at Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Visit our live chicken coop and learn about the benefits of raising your own flock in an urban setting. We offer free workshops suitable for all levels of experience.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug14

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!

Friday, August 15, 2014

Aug15

Craftsmen Days

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet artisans and watch demonstrations of 19th century crafts. Learn about broom making, tinsmithing, woodturning, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Art, History, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Aug16

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill’s architecture and landscape on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide. Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among…
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Aug16

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
Aug16

Craftsmen Days

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet artisans and watch demonstrations of 19th century crafts. Learn about broom making, tinsmithing, woodturning, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Art, History, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Astronomy

at Beach 116 (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

8:30 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City Parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Aug19

Bryant Park Reading Room: Book Club Discussion of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:45 a.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!

Aug19

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
Aug19

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-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

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