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Talks

Nature, history, or just a good time, learn from New Yorkers and experts who have come to New York City's parks to share their stories. Check out these readings and discussions.

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Jan 25

Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Free!

Monday, January 26, 2015

Jan 26

Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Free!

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Jan 27

Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Free!

Jan 27

Partnerships for Parks Workshop: Making Meetings Matter

at The Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for this fun, interactive workshop where we will identify the tools and practice the skills that every meeting facilitator needs to know.
Free!

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Jan 28

Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Free!

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Jan 29

Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Free!

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Feb 1

Historic New York: The World's Fair

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.
Rangers will be hosting a historic walk through the1939-1940 and 1964-1965 site of the World's Fair, now known as Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Free!

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Feb 7

Winter Walk in Pelham Bay Park

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Natural Areas Conservancy ecologists will take you for a guided walk through the park and show you how to identify trees and how to find signs of wildlife.
Free!

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Feb 19

Outdoor Adventures: Conference House Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This nature hikes is appropriate for all ages. Wear weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes.
Free!

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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Feb 21

Streetcars Making A Comeback In The Bronx?

at The Bronx County Archives , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bob Diamond, Chairman of the Brooklyn Historic Railroad Association, will discuss the feasibility of new streetcar lines for the Bronx.
Free!

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Feb 26

Local Author Spotlight

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

7:30 p.m.
Emita Brady Hill and Janet Butler Munch discuss personal, uncensored stories of life in the Bronx before, during, and after the troubled years of arson and flight in the 1970s and 80s.

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Sunday, March 8, 2015

Mar 8

New York State Pavilion: Lecture & Book Signing by Author Christian Kellberg

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Christian Kellberg is privileged to have been part of a volunteer effort to paint the New York State Pavilion mezzanine over the last three years.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Mar 10

Partnerships for Parks Workshop: Creating a Marketing Plan

at The Arsenal (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This workshop will help you learn about all the ways you can raise awareness about your group, including digital and traditional marketing.
Free!

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Mar 14

Soundview II: Historic Walking Tour

at Whitlock Avenue Train station , Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bronx County Historical Society Educator Angel Hernandez on a historic stroll through Soundview as he points out historic sites, as well as the present attractions of the area.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mar 18

Midweek Bird Walk: Clove Lakes Park

at Martling Avenue Bridge (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
A walk through the park should yield late wintering songbirds, raptors, waterfowl, and, with a little luck, a few early spring migrants.
Free!

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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mar 21

Women's History Month: A Look at Bronx Women in the 17th and 18th Centuries

at The Bronx County Archives , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Courageous pioneers with their wives settled here in a time of uncertainty. Learn about some of the women who settled here.
Free!

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Apr 12

The New York World’s Fairs in 3D: A Stereoscopic Projection Show

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Robert Munn and Sandra Cook of the Depthography Group will be presenting their “World’s Fairs in 3D” Stereoscopic Projection Show. The show consists of over 28…

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Saturday, May 9, 2015

May 9

Bronx Week: Marvelous Mott Haven Historic Walking Tour

at East 138th Street and Lincoln Avenue , Bronx

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The southernmost section of our borough, Mott Haven was one of the first communities to be urbanized across the Harlem River.

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