NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 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 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:10:32 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[Conversational English]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/02/conversational-english http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/02/conversational-english Date: October 2, 2014

Participants will explore different topics through conversation, to explore their English diction and comprehension.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/02/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/02/learn-to-draw Date: October 2, 2014

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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<![CDATA[English Reading For Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/03/english-reading-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/03/english-reading-for-adults Date: October 3, 2014

This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-03 2014-10-03 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/03/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/03/house-tours Date: October 3, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-10-03 2014-10-03 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/03/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/03/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing Date: October 3, 2014

Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story-writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flesh out your story idea and develop an interesting character.

This class is for adults.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/04/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/04/esl-class Date: October 4, 2014

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on Saturdays.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-04 2014-10-04 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/04/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/04/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: October 4, 2014

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-04 2014-10-04 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/04/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/04/house-tours Date: October 4, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-10-04 2014-10-04 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/05/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/05/house-tours Date: October 5, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-10-05 2014-10-05 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Open House New York: Historic Richmond Town]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/05/open-house-new-york http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/05/open-house-new-york Date: October 5, 2014

Visit the Guyon Lake Tysen house for a look at early New York rural architecture, sample a tasty early American treat, and bring back a recipe to make at home. The kids can also enjoy a scavenger hunt!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-1611 x281

Location: Historic Richmond Town

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2014-10-05 2014-10-05 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conversational English]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/09/conversational-english http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/09/conversational-english Date: October 9, 2014

Participants will explore different topics through conversation, to explore their English diction and comprehension.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-09 2014-10-09 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/09/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/09/learn-to-draw Date: October 9, 2014

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-09 2014-10-09 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[English Reading For Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/10/english-reading-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/10/english-reading-for-adults Date: October 10, 2014

This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-10 2014-10-10 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/10/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/10/house-tours Date: October 10, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-10-10 2014-10-10 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/10/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/10/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing Date: October 10, 2014

Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story-writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flesh out your story idea and develop an interesting character.

This class is for adults.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-10 2014-10-10 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/11/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/11/esl-class Date: October 11, 2014

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on Saturdays.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-11 2014-10-11 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/11/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/11/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: October 11, 2014

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-11 2014-10-11 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/11/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/11/house-tours Date: October 11, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-10-11 2014-10-11 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/12/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/12/house-tours Date: October 12, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-10-12 2014-10-12 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conversational English]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/16/conversational-english http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/16/conversational-english Date: October 16, 2014

Participants will explore different topics through conversation, to explore their English diction and comprehension.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-16 2014-10-16 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/16/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/16/learn-to-draw Date: October 16, 2014

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-16 2014-10-16 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[English Reading For Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/17/english-reading-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/17/english-reading-for-adults Date: October 17, 2014

This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-17 2014-10-17 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/17/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/17/house-tours Date: October 17, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-10-17 2014-10-17 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/17/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/17/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing Date: October 17, 2014

Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story-writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flesh out your story idea and develop an interesting character.

This class is for adults.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-17 2014-10-17 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/18/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/18/esl-class Date: October 18, 2014

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on Saturdays.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-18 2014-10-18 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/18/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/18/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: October 18, 2014

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-18 2014-10-18 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/18/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/18/house-tours Date: October 18, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-10-18 2014-10-18 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Old Home Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/19/old-home-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/19/old-home-day Date: October 19, 2014

Watch the blacksmith and tinsmiths at work, meet the chair-caner, “colonial” cooks making bread and soup, expert quilters, beekeepers, spinners and more.

Your Old Home Day admission includes admission into Decker Farm Pumpkin Picking. You must purchase ticket at 441 Clarke Ave first.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-1611 x281

Location: Historic Richmond Town

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2014-10-19 2014-10-19 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/19/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/19/house-tours Date: October 19, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-10-19 2014-10-19 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conversational English]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/23/conversational-english http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/23/conversational-english Date: October 23, 2014

Participants will explore different topics through conversation, to explore their English diction and comprehension.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-23 2014-10-23 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/23/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/23/learn-to-draw Date: October 23, 2014

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-23 2014-10-23 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[English Reading For Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/24/english-reading-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/24/english-reading-for-adults Date: October 24, 2014

This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-24 2014-10-24 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/24/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/24/house-tours Date: October 24, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-10-24 2014-10-24 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/24/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/24/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing Date: October 24, 2014

Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story-writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flesh out your story idea and develop an interesting character.

This class is for adults.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-24 2014-10-24 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/25/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/25/esl-class Date: October 25, 2014

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on Saturdays.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-25 2014-10-25 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/25/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/25/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: October 25, 2014

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-25 2014-10-25 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/25/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/25/house-tours Date: October 25, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-10-25 2014-10-25 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/26/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/26/house-tours Date: October 26, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-10-26 2014-10-26 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conversational English]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/30/conversational-english http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/30/conversational-english Date: October 30, 2014

Participants will explore different topics through conversation, to explore their English diction and comprehension.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-30 2014-10-30 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/30/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/30/learn-to-draw Date: October 30, 2014

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-30 2014-10-30 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[English Reading For Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/31/english-reading-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/31/english-reading-for-adults Date: October 31, 2014

This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-31 2014-10-31 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/31/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/31/house-tours Date: October 31, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-10-31 2014-10-31 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/31/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/10/31/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing Date: October 31, 2014

Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story-writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flesh out your story idea and develop an interesting character.

This class is for adults.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-10-31 2014-10-31 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/01/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/01/esl-class Date: November 1, 2014

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on Saturdays.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-01 2014-11-01 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/01/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/01/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: November 1, 2014

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-01 2014-11-01 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/01/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/01/house-tours Date: November 1, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-01 2014-11-01 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/02/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/02/house-tours Date: November 2, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-02 2014-11-02 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conversational English]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/06/conversational-english http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/06/conversational-english Date: November 6, 2014

Participants will explore different topics through conversation, to explore their English diction and comprehension.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-06 2014-11-06 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/06/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/06/learn-to-draw Date: November 6, 2014

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-06 2014-11-06 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[English Reading For Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/07/english-reading-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/07/english-reading-for-adults Date: November 7, 2014

This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-07 2014-11-07 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/07/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/07/house-tours Date: November 7, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-07 2014-11-07 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/07/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/07/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing Date: November 7, 2014

Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story-writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flesh out your story idea and develop an interesting character.

This class is for adults.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-07 2014-11-07 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/08/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/08/esl-class Date: November 8, 2014

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on Saturdays.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-08 2014-11-08 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/08/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/08/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: November 8, 2014

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-08 2014-11-08 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/08/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/08/house-tours Date: November 8, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-08 2014-11-08 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/09/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/09/house-tours Date: November 9, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-09 2014-11-09 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conversational English]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/13/conversational-english http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/13/conversational-english Date: November 13, 2014

Participants will explore different topics through conversation, to explore their English diction and comprehension.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-13 2014-11-13 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/13/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/13/learn-to-draw Date: November 13, 2014

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-13 2014-11-13 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[English Reading For Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/14/english-reading-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/14/english-reading-for-adults Date: November 14, 2014

This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-14 2014-11-14 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/14/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/14/house-tours Date: November 14, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-14 2014-11-14 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/14/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/14/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing Date: November 14, 2014

Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story-writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flesh out your story idea and develop an interesting character.

This class is for adults.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-14 2014-11-14 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/15/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/15/esl-class Date: November 15, 2014

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on Saturdays.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-15 2014-11-15 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/15/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/15/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: November 15, 2014

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-15 2014-11-15 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/15/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/15/house-tours Date: November 15, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-15 2014-11-15 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/16/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/16/house-tours Date: November 16, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-16 2014-11-16 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conversational English]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/20/conversational-english http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/20/conversational-english Date: November 20, 2014

Participants will explore different topics through conversation, to explore their English diction and comprehension.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-20 2014-11-20 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/20/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/20/learn-to-draw Date: November 20, 2014

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-20 2014-11-20 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[English Reading For Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/21/english-reading-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/21/english-reading-for-adults Date: November 21, 2014

This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-21 2014-11-21 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/21/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/21/house-tours Date: November 21, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-21 2014-11-21 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/21/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/21/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing Date: November 21, 2014

Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story-writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flesh out your story idea and develop an interesting character.

This class is for adults.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-21 2014-11-21 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/22/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/22/esl-class Date: November 22, 2014

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on Saturdays.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-22 2014-11-22 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/22/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/22/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: November 22, 2014

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-22 2014-11-22 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/22/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/22/house-tours Date: November 22, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-22 2014-11-22 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/23/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/23/house-tours Date: November 23, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-23 2014-11-23 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conversational English]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/27/conversational-english http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/27/conversational-english Date: November 27, 2014

Participants will explore different topics through conversation, to explore their English diction and comprehension.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-27 2014-11-27 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/27/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/27/learn-to-draw Date: November 27, 2014

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-27 2014-11-27 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[English Reading For Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/28/english-reading-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/28/english-reading-for-adults Date: November 28, 2014

This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-28 2014-11-28 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/28/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/28/house-tours Date: November 28, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-28 2014-11-28 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/28/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/28/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing Date: November 28, 2014

Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story-writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flesh out your story idea and develop an interesting character.

This class is for adults.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-28 2014-11-28 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/29/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/29/esl-class Date: November 29, 2014

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on Saturdays.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-29 2014-11-29 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/29/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/29/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: November 29, 2014

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-11-29 2014-11-29 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/29/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/29/house-tours Date: November 29, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-29 2014-11-29 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Thanksgiving Kitchen Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/29/thanksgiving-kitchen-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/29/thanksgiving-kitchen-tours Date: November 29, 2014

Tour the kitchens on the site and discover recipes and the sources of Thanksgiving meals we enjoy today.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-1611 x281

Location: Historic Richmond Town

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2014-11-29 2014-11-29 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/30/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/30/house-tours Date: November 30, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-11-30 2014-11-30 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Thanksgiving Kitchen Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/30/thanksgiving-kitchen-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/11/30/thanksgiving-kitchen-tours Date: November 30, 2014

Tour the kitchens on the site and discover recipes and the sources of Thanksgiving meals we enjoy today.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-1611 x281

Location: Historic Richmond Town

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2014-11-30 2014-11-30 1:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.5698, -74.1448 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conversational English]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/04/conversational-english http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/04/conversational-english Date: December 4, 2014

Participants will explore different topics through conversation, to explore their English diction and comprehension.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-04 2014-12-04 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/04/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/04/learn-to-draw Date: December 4, 2014

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-04 2014-12-04 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[English Reading For Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/05/english-reading-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/05/english-reading-for-adults Date: December 5, 2014

This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-05 2014-12-05 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/05/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/05/house-tours Date: December 5, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-12-05 2014-12-05 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/05/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/05/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing Date: December 5, 2014

Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story-writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flesh out your story idea and develop an interesting character.

This class is for adults.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-05 2014-12-05 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/06/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/06/esl-class Date: December 6, 2014

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on Saturdays.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-06 2014-12-06 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Citizenship Classes for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/06/citizenship-classes-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/06/citizenship-classes-for-adults Date: December 6, 2014

In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-06 2014-12-06 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/06/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/06/house-tours Date: December 6, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-12-06 2014-12-06 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/07/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/07/house-tours Date: December 7, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-12-07 2014-12-07 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conversational English]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/11/conversational-english http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/11/conversational-english Date: December 11, 2014

Participants will explore different topics through conversation, to explore their English diction and comprehension.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-11 2014-12-11 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn To Draw]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/11/learn-to-draw http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/11/learn-to-draw Date: December 11, 2014

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-11 2014-12-11 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[English Reading For Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/12/english-reading-for-adults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/12/english-reading-for-adults Date: December 12, 2014

This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-12 2014-12-12 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference House Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/12/house-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/12/house-tours Date: December 12, 2014

Come to the Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams, and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. After taking a guided tour, experience the rich views of nature at Conference House Park, as well as stopping by the Visitor's Center to view our rotating exhibits!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-12-12 2014-12-12 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5339a985105b4.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/12/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/12/short-story-fictionnonfiction-writing Date: December 12, 2014

Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story-writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flesh out your story idea and develop an interesting character.

This class is for adults.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-12 2014-12-12 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT
<![CDATA[ESL Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/esl-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/esl-class Date: December 13, 2014

Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on Saturdays.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-13 2014-12-13 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:33 EDT