NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sat, 30 May 2015 06:40:04 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology: Drawing 'Chalk and Talk']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/dunes-drawing-and-dendrology-drawing-chalk-and-talk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/dunes-drawing-and-dendrology-drawing-chalk-and-talk Date: May 30, 2015

This Drawing 'talk and chalk' workshop is part of the summer program "Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology", a thematic series of nature walks, talks, and art workshops designed to encompass the various natural elements of Conference House Park.

This introductory workshop provides basic how-to instruction, along with the materials, for exploring and capturing the varied landscape of Conference House Park.

Classes are held outdoors – weather permitting. Multiple events (including the dunes walk, other drawng workshops, and the dendrology walk) are running through August; please see the events calendar for the other dates.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53d7d7a1af5f4.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 12:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[NatureFest 2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/naturefest-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/naturefest-2015 Date: May 30, 2015

NatureFest is a family celebration of environmental awareness and local natural history. It has blossomed into a community event, thanks to participation from science, environmental, and nature groups from around New York City. Admission is free (and fun for the whole family!)

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 727-1135

Location: Carousel for All Children (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.6039, -74.1586 Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[The Basics of Composting for the Urban Gardener]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/the-basics-of-composting-for-the-urban-gardener http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/30/the-basics-of-composting-for-the-urban-gardener Date: May 30, 2015

Jeremy Teperman of the NYC Compost project, hosted by the Queens Botanical Garden, will present a two-hour workshop on the basics of composting.

Urban gardeners of all levels are welcome!

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2015-05-30 2015-05-30 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.703, -73.8037 Wed, 06 May 2015 13:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Art Lecture: Site as Springboard, 1977-2015]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/31/lecture-site-as-springboard-19772015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/05/31/lecture-site-as-springboard-19772015 Date: May 31, 2015

Wave Hill has a long history of encouraging artists to create new artwork for the grounds and galleries. Director of Arts and Senior Curator Jennifer McGregor will talk about how the approach artists take to working with a site has changed over the past four decades, and how Wave Hill’s curators have created a place for experimentation. Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-05-31 2015-05-31 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5554e88390851.jpg Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: BookClub Discussion on Elective Affinities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/02/bryant-park-reading-room-bookclub-discussion-on-elective-affinities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/02/bryant-park-reading-room-bookclub-discussion-on-elective-affinities Date: June 2, 2015

Join us for a book club discussion on Elective Affinities by Goethe, facilitated by George Prochnik, The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World.

Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.

Produced in partnership with Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA).

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-02 2015-06-02 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Our World Remade: A World War I Reading & Discussion Group]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/02/our-world-remade-a-world-war-i-reading-discussion-group http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/02/our-world-remade-a-world-war-i-reading-discussion-group Date: June 2, 2015

On the centennial of the "war to end all wars," Morris-Jumel Mansion is hosting a book club, sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities, delving into the period's history, poetry, and literature.

Among the questions to be considered are: how did it come about; why did it continue; and how did its participants cope physically, intellectually and artistically?

The club is six sessions long and books are provided. Light refreshments will be served. Participation is free, though advanced registration is recommended. Please call (212) 923-8008 or visit ourworldremade.brownpapertickets.com to register.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-06-02 2015-06-02 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55563df22ab7c.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/02/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/02/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry Date: June 2, 2015

This event features the poets of Letras Latinas: Sheila Maldonado, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Loma, and Eduardo Corral.

Presented in partnership with Letras Latinas

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-02 2015-06-02 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Family Drama Novelists Hosted by Robin Kall]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/bryant-park-reading-room-family-drama-novelists-hosted-by-robin-kall http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/bryant-park-reading-room-family-drama-novelists-hosted-by-robin-kall Date: June 3, 2015

Family Drama Novelists Hosted by Robin Kall, radio host of Reading With Robin. This event features best-selling and emerging authors with their latest books on what lies beneath the surface of la famiglia.

Charles Dubow, Girl in the Moonlight

Lisa Genova, Inside the O’Briens, Still Alice

Mary-Beth Hughes, The Loved Ones

Matthew Thomas, We Are Not Ourselves

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 13:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Sid Horenstein Talk: High Bridge History]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/highbridge-water-tower-and-croton-system-history-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/03/highbridge-water-tower-and-croton-system-history-walk Date: June 3, 2015

After 40 long years, the High Bridge is finally reopening this year! Brush up on your history before it opens.

Join Sid Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, and learn about the importance of the oldest bridge in New York City and its impact on your community.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-06-03 2015-06-03 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.8426, -73.9343 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555fa0132ef84.jpg Thu, 28 May 2015 15:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Partnerships Academy: Stewardship 101: How To Get Involved With Your Community Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/partnerships-academy-stewardship-101-how-to-get-involved-with-your-community-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/04/partnerships-academy-stewardship-101-how-to-get-involved-with-your-community-park Date: June 4, 2015

Do you care about the NYC parks, trees, and green spaces where you work or live? Want to do more to help out?

The Partnerships Academy is a free training program that supports community-based park groups and individual volunteers to achieve success. Whether you are new to volunteering in parks, or already involved, this training will help you get clear on your next step.

At this training, you will:

  • Get connected to free tools, paint, and supplies to run your own park project
  • Learn what a "Friends of" park group is and how you can join or start one
  • Get tips on the best NYC resources for green space enthusiasts
  • Find out how your company or group can volunteer in parks
  • Learn from other New Yorkers who have made a difference in their parks and communities

Please register here for this event.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 788-1965

Location: Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2015-06-04 2015-06-04 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.5309, -74.1778 Mon, 11 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Global Gupit Gupit Paper Sculptures Showcase]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/06/global-gupit-gupit-paper-sculptures-showcase http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/06/global-gupit-gupit-paper-sculptures-showcase Date: June 6, 2015

The Global Gupit Gupit project took students of PS 246 through a series of workshops to learn about our endangered species.

Gupit Gupit is the intricate art of 3D paper folding sculpture taught by artist, Guy Gonzales. It is a technique developed by his father, who was a teacher of the High School of Art & Design in NYC. The artist and children will showcase the work for public viewing at the Poe Park Visitor Center in the Bronx.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-06 2015-06-06 11:30 am 1:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Annual Bronx River Festival: Hello Herring]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/06/annual-bronx-river-festival-hello-herring http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/06/annual-bronx-river-festival-hello-herring Date: June 6, 2015

Come celebrate the Bronx River's First Fish Passage during our annual Bronx River Festival "Hello Herring".

This day will include an animal show by Eric Zeiger, music by a live DJ, free canoe paddling, a historical walk, live performance from Davalois Fearon, The NY Public Library free Library Card Program, and much more.

No registration required.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: 180th Street & Boston Road (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2015-06-06 2015-06-06 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.8426, -73.8782 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5550fdc2bd297.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 16:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Heather Garden Design Tour with Public Garden Designer Ronda M. Brands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/06/heather-garden-tour-with-public-garden-designer-ronda-m-brands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/06/heather-garden-tour-with-public-garden-designer-ronda-m-brands Date: June 6, 2015

As part of Garden Days at Fort Tryon Park, join public garden designer Ronda M. Brands for a behind-the-scenes look at the design and planting scheme of the three-acre Heather Garden with its 550 varieties of plants, trees, and shrubs.

Brands and colleague Lynden Miller have served as garden consultants to the Fort Tryon Park Trust since 2009. Learn how they worked with the park's gardeners and the Olmsted Brother's original 1935 plant list to strengthen and rejuvenate the Heather Garden to make it a destination with horticultural interest in every season. Their Framework Plan also equipped the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks gardeners with information on how to best sustain the garden for future generations.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2015-06-06 2015-06-06 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8593, -73.9341 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555246ec7782e.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Riverdale Park History Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/07/riverdale-park-historic-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/07/riverdale-park-historic-walking-tour Date: June 7, 2015

Take a stroll in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in New York City. The tour will include marvelous views of the Hudson River, famous tales of the neighborhood’s great estates, and much more.

This walking tour will be led by Bronx Co. Historical Society tour guide Mr. Nestor Danyluk.

To reserve your spot, please contact The Society at (718) 881-8900. The tour generally runs about 2 hours.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 881-8900

Location: Palisade Avenue, Kappock Street and Independence Avenue (in Henry Hudson Park)

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X080 Henry Hudson Park 2015-06-07 2015-06-07 10:00 am 12:30 pm 40.8809, -73.9209 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555f80e14502f.JPG Tue, 26 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[World's Fair Anniversary Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/07/worlds-fair-anniversary-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/07/worlds-fair-anniversary-festival Date: June 7, 2015

We're celebrating the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the NYC World's Fair with a full day of free activities for all.

Interested in revisiting the 1939-40 and 1964-65 Fairs? We'll be leading tours of historic sites that are still in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and displaying exhibits of memorabilia.

Kid-friendly events include half-priced rides on the historic carousel, puppet shows, and face painting.

Enjoy cultural music and dance performances throughout the day. Different foods from around the world will be available, including Belgian waffles, which were introduced to the US at the 1964 World's Fair.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2015-06-07 2015-06-07 1:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7464, -73.845 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54edf30009d31.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[LaGuardia Corner Garden Rose Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/07/laguardia-corner-garden-rose-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/07/laguardia-corner-garden-rose-walk Date: June 7, 2015

This community garden has a large collection of roses. Each of the blooming roses will be labeled. A Rosarian will be on hand to answer questions about roses.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: LaGuardia Corner Community Garden

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2015-06-07 2015-06-07 1:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7273, -73.9993 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Exhibitions Opening Reception - Seven Deadly Sins: WrathForce]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/07/summer-exhibitions-opening-reception http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/07/summer-exhibitions-opening-reception Date: June 7, 2015

Please join us to meet the artists featured in Wave Hill’s summer exhibitions.

Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath–Force of Nature explores contemporary anxieties about the environment through painterly and sculptural depictions of natural disasters and their aftermath. This show gathers together a group of artists dedicated to picturing the unpredictability of the material world: Diane Burko, Brian Adam Douglas, Angela Dufresne, Julie Heffernan, Amer Kobaslija, Kent Monkman, Tameka Norris, Brian Novatny, David Opdyke, Anne Peabody, Jon Rappleye, and Alexis Rockman.

In the Sunroom Project Space, two exhibitions will open. Tamara Johnson is a deft sculptor who insinuates humor into the world of the everyday. At Wave Hill, she extends the iconic balustrade of the pergola on the Great Lawn into the Sun Porch. In the Sun Room, Eto Otitigbe draws on his background in polymedia to encourage viewers to see the landscape as an interactive experience.

This event is free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-06-07 2015-06-07 2:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.8989, -73.9119 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/556600e71ff06.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: The Aspirational Investor]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/09/bryant-park-reading-room-the-aspirational-investor http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/09/bryant-park-reading-room-the-aspirational-investor Date: June 9, 2015

Ashvin Chhabra, CIO Bank of America, Merrill Lynch discusses his book The Aspirational Investor: Taming the Markets to Achieve Your Life’s Goals.

This event is hosted by Ken Kurson, Editor at the New York Observer.

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-09 2015-06-09 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Our World Remade: A World War I Reading & Discussion Group]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/09/our-world-remade-a-world-war-i-reading-discussion-group http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/09/our-world-remade-a-world-war-i-reading-discussion-group Date: June 9, 2015

On the centennial of the "war to end all wars," Morris-Jumel Mansion is hosting a book club, sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities, delving into the period's history, poetry, and literature.

Among the questions to be considered are: how did it come about; why did it continue; and how did its participants cope physically, intellectually and artistically?

The club is six sessions long and books are provided. Light refreshments will be served. Participation is free, though advanced registration is recommended. Please call (212) 923-8008 or visit ourworldremade.brownpapertickets.com to register.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-06-09 2015-06-09 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55563df22ab7c.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Illustrated Lecture: Conserving the Merchant’s House Gaseliers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/09/illustrated-lecture-conserving-the-merchants-house-gaseliers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/09/illustrated-lecture-conserving-the-merchants-house-gaseliers Date: June 9, 2015

As well as being the first designated exterior landmark in Manhattan, the Merchant's House is one of only 115 interior landmarks in New York City (1981). A significant presence in the house's interior is a pair of gas chandeliers - possibly the oldest gaseliers remaining in situ in the northeast. Conservator Julie Baker speaks on her 2006-7 project of dismantling, conserving, researching, and re-mounting these unique lighting fixtures, and explains how they influenced themuseum's future interpretation plans.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2015-06-09 2015-06-09 6:30 pm 7:45 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/09/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/09/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry Date: June 9, 2015

Presented in partnership with Penguin Books

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-09 2015-06-09 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Peaches]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/10/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-peaches http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/10/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-peaches Date: June 10, 2015

Cult-music idol Peaches talks about her work and new book, What Else Is in the Teaches of Peaches, with photos by Berlin-based photographer, Holger Talinski. Hosted by Lorraine Ali, senior writer at the Los Angeles Times.

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-10 2015-06-10 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Final Workshops for the Jamaica Bay Implementation Plan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/10/final-workshops-for-the-jamaica-bay-implementation-plan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/10/final-workshops-for-the-jamaica-bay-implementation-plan Date: June 10, 2015

Please join NYC DOT, along with the Regional Plan Association, the National Parks Service, and the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation for the final round of workshops for the Jamaica Bay Implementation Plan.

Share your thoughts, reactions, and input to the plan for the future of this 28-mile network of bicycle and pedestrian paths connecting parks, wetlands, and beaches surrounding Jamaica Bay.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 546-4318

Location: PS 272

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2015-06-10 2015-06-10 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.6364, -73.8855 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555355fe22607.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Evenings in the Garden - Saratoga Springs: America's 19th Century Club Med]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/11/summer-evenings-in-the-garden-saratoga-springs-americas-19th-century-club-med http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/11/summer-evenings-in-the-garden-saratoga-springs-americas-19th-century-club-med Date: June 11, 2015

Every Thursday in June and July, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden are open until 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

The talk "Saratoga Springs: America's 19th Century Club Med" will begin at 6:30 p.m., rain or shine.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2015-06-11 2015-06-11 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/14/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/14/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 14, 2015

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-06-14 2015-06-14 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8991, -73.9119 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5565f74b0cef3.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-literary-lounge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/15/summer-on-the-hudson-literary-lounge Date: June 15, 2015

Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic team up to bring local writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction out into nature. Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A. An excerpt of the writer’s work will be provided for digital download prior to each event here.

May 18th — Issa Rae

June 15th — Bridgett Davis

July 20th — Fiona Maazel

August 17th —Said Sayrafiezadeh

September 21st —Eileen Myles

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-06-15 2015-06-15 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7756, -73.9919 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551af6cde9ab4.JPG Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/16/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/16/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 16, 2015

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-06-16 2015-06-16 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8991, -73.9119 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5565f76f15ed9.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Book Club Discussion on Ulysses]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/16/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-ulysses http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/16/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-ulysses Date: June 16, 2015

Join us for a book club discussion on Ulysses by James Joyce, facilitated by Larry Kirwan, writer and lead singer of the Irish rock band Black 47.

Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.

Produced in partnership with Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA).

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-16 2015-06-16 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Our World Remade: A World War I Reading & Discussion Group]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/16/our-world-remade-a-world-war-i-reading-discussion-group http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/16/our-world-remade-a-world-war-i-reading-discussion-group Date: June 16, 2015

On the centennial of the "war to end all wars," Morris-Jumel Mansion is hosting a book club, sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities, delving into the period's history, poetry, and literature.

Among the questions to be considered are: how did it come about; why did it continue; and how did its participants cope physically, intellectually and artistically?

The club is six sessions long and books are provided. Light refreshments will be served. Participation is free, though advanced registration is recommended. Please call (212) 923-8008 or visit ourworldremade.brownpapertickets.com to register.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 923-8008

Location: Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)

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M073 Roger Morris Park 2015-06-16 2015-06-16 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8345, -73.9385 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55563df22ab7c.jpg Tue, 19 May 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry by Gregory Pardlo, Daniel Wolff, Elizabeth Gray, and Andrea Cohen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/16/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/16/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry Date: June 16, 2015

Featuring the poets of Four Way Books: Gregory Pardlo, Daniel Wolff, Elizabeth Gray, and Andrea Cohen

Presented in partnership with Four Way Books

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-16 2015-06-16 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Jackie Collins]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/18/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-jackie-collins http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/18/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-jackie-collins Date: June 18, 2015

World-renowned bestselling author Jackie Collins returns with another classic family saga filled with love, lust, and revenge. Hosted by Bobby Rivers.

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-18 2015-06-18 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Evenings in the Garden: How Our 19th Century Garden Grows]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/18/summer-evenings-in-the-garden-how-our-19th-century-garden-grows http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/18/summer-evenings-in-the-garden-how-our-19th-century-garden-grows Date: June 18, 2015

Every Thursday in June and July, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden are open until 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

The talk "How Our 19th Century Garden Grows" will begin at 6:30 p.m., rain or shine.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2015-06-18 2015-06-18 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/20/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/20/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez Date: June 20, 2015

The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting new gathering of crime and noir writers.

This casual writers' meeting will come together every third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever reinventing genres of fiction.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-06-20 2015-06-20 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/21/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/21/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 21, 2015

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-06-21 2015-06-21 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8991, -73.9119 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5565f7960e421.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Food Glorious Food]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/23/bryant-park-reading-room-food-glorious-food http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/23/bryant-park-reading-room-food-glorious-food Date: June 23, 2015

Ali Berlow, food writer and activist, discusses her book The Food Activist Handbook: Big & Small Things You Can Do to Help Provide Fresh, Healthy Food for Your Community. Hosted by Kate Adamick, author of Lunch Money.

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-23 2015-06-23 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry by Canadian Poets]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/23/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/23/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry Date: June 23, 2015

Featuring Canadian poets George Elliott Clarke, Aaron Kreuter, Kateri Lanthier, Pearl Pirie, Wanda O’Connor, Medrie Purdham, Brent Raycroft, and Carl Watts.

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-23 2015-06-23 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Candace Bushnell]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/24/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-candace-bushnell http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/24/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-candace-bushnell Date: June 24, 2015

The Sex and the City author returns to Bryant Park with her classic style, flair, and humor to discuss her new book, Killing Monica. Hosted by Jay McInerney, author of Bright Lights, Big City.

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-24 2015-06-24 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Evenings in the Garden - Dining Out: NYC's First Restaurants]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/summer-evenings-in-the-garden-dining-out-nycs-first-restaurants http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/25/summer-evenings-in-the-garden-dining-out-nycs-first-restaurants Date: June 25, 2015

Every Thursday in June and July, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden are open until 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The talk "Dining Out: NYC's Frist Restaurants" will begin at 6:30 p.m., rain or shine.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2015-06-25 2015-06-25 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7277, -73.9923 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Free Public Lecture on the Book "The Block"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/free-public-lecture-on-the-book-the-block http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/27/free-public-lecture-on-the-book-the-block Date: June 27, 2015

Take a walk down memory lane with Mr. Phil Coltoff as he talks about his new book, The Block, which covers his early years growing up in the Crotona Park section of the South Bronx.

The author will have extra copies of their books for purchase and signing.

For directions to the event, please call (718) 881- 8900

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 881- 8900

Location: Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House)

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X215 Valentine Varian House 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8773, -73.8795 Tue, 26 May 2015 18:00:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/28/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 28, 2015

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-06-28 2015-06-28 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8991, -73.9119 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5565f7d6ee7f5.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/garden-highlights-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/garden-highlights-walk Date: June 30, 2015

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.8991, -73.9119 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5565f7fcd8e2a.jpg Fri, 29 May 2015 17:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Book Club Discussion on The Iliad]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-the-iliad http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-the-iliad Date: June 30, 2015

Join us for a book club discussion on The Iliad by Homer, facilitated by Brian Staveley, author of The Providence of Fire .

Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.

Produced in partnership with Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA).

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry by Tina Chang, Tracy K. Smith, Brenda Shaughnessey, and Robin Schaer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry Date: June 30, 2015

Featuring Tina Chang, Tracy K. Smith, Brenda Shaughnessey, and Robin Schaer

Presented in partnership with Mark Doty

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-06-30 2015-06-30 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Mary Pilon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-mary-pilon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/01/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-mary-pilon Date: July 1, 2015

Mary Pilon will discuss her book The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, & the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game and give us a look inside the bestselling book that chronicles the secret 80-year history of the famous board game.

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-01 2015-07-01 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Westchester Square History Walking Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/05/westchester-square-historic-walking-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/05/westchester-square-historic-walking-tour Date: July 5, 2015

Visit one of the oldest "villages" of The Bronx. The area we know as Westchester Square was not only a vibrant town center, but an important village in the history of both Bronx and Westchester counties.

Join the Bronx Co. Historical Society as we stroll past historic churches, cemeteries, and libraries in this unique neighborhood of The Bronx. This walking tour will be led by BCHS tour guide Mr. Nestor Danyluk.

To reserve your ticket, please contact BCHS at (718) 881-8900. This tour generally runs about 2 hours.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 881 8900

Location: McDonald's

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2015-07-05 2015-07-05 10:00 am 12:30 pm 40.8445, -73.8462 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555f83a2524e9.jpg Wed, 27 May 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Changing Our Ways For A Better Planet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/bryant-park-reading-room-changing-our-ways-for-a-better-planet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/bryant-park-reading-room-changing-our-ways-for-a-better-planet Date: July 7, 2015

Hosted by Adam Sobel, atmospheric scientist and author of Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future. Featuring Tom Szaky and Albe Zakes from Terracycle Global Recycling and authors of Make Garbage Great: The Terracycle Family Guide to a Zero-Waste Lifestyle, and Bruce Lourie and Rick Smith, authors of Slow Death by Rubber Duck Toxin Toxout: Getting Harmful Chemicals Out of Our Bodies and Our World

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-07 2015-07-07 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Corey Taylor]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/08/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-corey-taylor http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/08/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-corey-taylor Date: July 8, 2015

Corey Taylor will discuss his book You’re Making Me Hate You. Hosted by rock radio host Lou Brutus.

Lead singer of Slipknot and Stone Sour sounds off about the things that tick him off most – not the least of which is the sorry state of lots of music today.

Rain information:In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-08 2015-07-08 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Book Club Discussion on The Divine Comedy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-the-divine-comedy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-the-divine-comedy Date: July 14, 2015

Join us for a book club discussion on The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, facilitated by Joseph Luzzi, author of In a Darkwood.

Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.

Produced in partnership with Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA).

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry Date: July 14, 2015

Featuring the poets from the Poetry Society of America.

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez Date: July 18, 2015

The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting new gathering of crime and noir writers.

This casual writers' meeting will come together every third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever reinventing genres of fiction.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx River History and Folklore]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/free-public-lecture-on-the-book-bronx-river-history-and-folklore http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/18/free-public-lecture-on-the-book-bronx-river-history-and-folklore Date: July 18, 2015

Mr. Stephen DeVillo, longtime Bronx Co. Historical Society member, has been doing research on the Bronx River for many years. Join him as he shares that research from his new book titled Bronx River History and Folklore.

The author will have extra copies of his books for purchase and signing. For directions, please call (718) 881- 8900.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 881-8900

Location: Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House)

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X215 Valentine Varian House 2015-07-18 2015-07-18 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.8773, -73.8795 Wed, 27 May 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-on-the-hudson-literary-lounge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/20/summer-on-the-hudson-literary-lounge Date: July 20, 2015

Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic team up to bring local writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction out into nature. Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A. An excerpt of the writer’s work will be provided for digital download prior to each event here.

May 18th — Issa Rae

June 15th — Bridgett Davis

July 20th — Fiona Maazel

August 17th —Said Sayrafiezadeh

September 21st —Eileen Myles

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-07-20 2015-07-20 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7756, -73.9919 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551af6cde9ab4.JPG Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Poetry]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry Date: July 21, 2015

Featuring Jae Choi, Thomas Meyer, and Emily Hunt. Produced in partnership with Song Cave Press

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[High Bridge Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/high-bridge-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/25/high-bridge-festival Date: July 25, 2015

In collaboration with more than a dozen community groups, NYC Parks is thrilled to host a celebratory festival commemorating the re-opening of the iconic High Bridge! Fun events including historical walking tours, outdoor fitness, public art, a scavenger hunt and more! You can also enjoy an evening SummerStage concert featuring Jose Peña Suazo y La Banda Gorda, starting at 7:00 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The High Bridge (in Highbridge Park)

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M037 Highbridge Park 2015-07-25 2015-07-25 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.8423, -73.9303 Wed, 20 May 2015 18:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Book Club Discussion on Hamlet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-hamlet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-hamlet Date: July 28, 2015

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.

Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.

Produced in partnership with Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA).

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Colin Quinn]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-colin-quinn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/29/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-colin-quinn Date: July 29, 2015

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 very subject we should be celebrating – diversity.

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-07-29 2015-07-29 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Book Club Discussion on Frankenstein]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-frankenstein http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/bryant-park-reading-room-book-club-discussion-on-frankenstein Date: August 11, 2015

Join us for a book club discussion on Frankenstein by Mary Shelley facilitated by Robert Repino, author of Morte.

Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.

Produced in partnership with Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA).

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/15/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez Date: August 15, 2015

The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting new gathering of crime and noir writers.

This casual writers' meeting will come together every third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever reinventing genres of fiction.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-08-15 2015-08-15 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/17/summer-on-the-hudson-literary-lounge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/17/summer-on-the-hudson-literary-lounge Date: August 17, 2015

Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic team up to bring local writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction out into nature. Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A. An excerpt of the writer’s work will be provided for digital download prior to each event here.

May 18th — Issa Rae

June 15th — Bridgett Davis

July 20th — Fiona Maazel

August 17th —Said Sayrafiezadeh

September 21st —Eileen Myles

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-08-17 2015-08-17 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7756, -73.9919 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551af6cde9ab4.JPG Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Dr. Ruth Westheimer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/19/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-dr-ruth-westheimer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/19/bryant-park-reading-room-author-talk-by-dr-ruth-westheimer Date: August 19, 2015

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, at any age.

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-19 2015-08-19 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Reading Room: Eric Burns & "1920: The Year that Made the Decade Roar"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/19/bryant-park-reading-room-eric-burns-1920-the-year-that-made-the-decade-roar http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/19/bryant-park-reading-room-eric-burns-1920-the-year-that-made-the-decade-roar Date: August 19, 2015

Eric Burns discusses his nonfiction book 1920: The Year that Made the Decade Roar.

Produced in partnership with the New-York Historical Society

Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 212-768-4242

Location: Reading Room (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2015-08-19 2015-08-19 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.7542, -73.9833 Fri, 29 May 2015 19:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[The Buzz About Bees]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/the-buzz-about-bees http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/the-buzz-about-bees Date: September 19, 2015

Visit the beehives in The Battery and learn about the ways in which bees live, work, and play. Then, in the spirit of our pollinating friends’ favorite flora, we’ll make everlasting paper flower crowns to take home.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 409-3720

Location: Castle Clinton (in Battery Park)

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M005 Battery Park 2015-09-19 2015-09-19 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7037, -74.0168 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez Date: September 19, 2015

The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting new gathering of crime and noir writers.

This casual writers' meeting will come together every third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever reinventing genres of fiction.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-09-19 2015-09-19 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/21/summer-on-the-hudson-literary-lounge http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/21/summer-on-the-hudson-literary-lounge Date: September 21, 2015

Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic team up to bring local writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction out into nature. Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A. An excerpt of the writer’s work will be provided for digital download prior to each event here.

May 18th — Issa Rae

June 15th — Bridgett Davis

July 20th — Fiona Maazel

August 17th —Said Sayrafiezadeh

September 21st —Eileen Myles

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2015-09-21 2015-09-21 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.7756, -73.9919 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/551af6cde9ab4.JPG Thu, 28 May 2015 11:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/10/17/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez Date: October 17, 2015

The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting new gathering of crime and noir writers.

This casual writers' meeting will come together every third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever reinventing genres of fiction.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-10-17 2015-10-17 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/21/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/11/21/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez Date: November 21, 2015

The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting new gathering of crime and noir writers.

This casual writers' meeting will come together every third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever reinventing genres of fiction.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-11-21 2015-11-21 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:00:06 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/12/19/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/12/19/bronx-crime-and-noir-writers-society-workshop-with-charlie-vazquez Date: December 19, 2015

The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting new gathering of crime and noir writers.

This casual writers' meeting will come together every third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever reinventing genres of fiction.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-12-19 2015-12-19 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:00:06 EST