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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 32 events
from January 24, 2017 to April 18, 2017
in Talks (x) category

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Jan25

Renovating Astoria Park: Taking the Next Step

at Bohemian Hall (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Attend the community meeting to learn how we are spending $30 million at Astoria Park.
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Jan28

Behind-the-Ropes: Insider’s Tour of the Merchant’s House First in a Series: Changing Tastes in 19th Century Furniture

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We’ll explore in detail the architecture of the 1832 Merchant’s House, one of only 117 buildings designated an interior and exterior landmark in New York.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Food, Talks, Seniors

Jan28

Arts, Culture & Fun: Talking Inspirations: Oysters

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
For centuries, oysters have had the power to sustain and delight, inspiring writers and artists, home cooks and four-star chefs, laborers and gourmands, and everyone in between. In…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks, Seniors, Fishing
Free!

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Jan29

Women's Self Defense Workshops

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
These six classes will show self defense moves and discuss the threats faced by females.
Category: Education, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Feb 1

Renovating Freshkills Park: Taking the Next Step

at Jewish Community Center (in Freshkills Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Attend the community meeting to learn how we are spending $30 million at Freshkills Park.
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Feb 4

Nature Talk: Coyotes in the Big Apple

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Find out where our local coyotes live, what they eat, and how they coexist with humans in one of the most densely-populated areas of the country.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Feb 4

Coyote Info Station

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Environmental Educators explain the history of coyotes in New York City and suggest tips for living peacefully with these wild neighbors.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Film Lecture with Alex Horwitz: Hamilton's America

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Be in the house where it happened as we screen “Hamilton’s America,” the PBS documentary chronicling the creative process behind the hit musical Hamilton.
Category: Film, History, Talks

Feb 4

Nature Presentation: Owl Discovery

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet live owls and enjoy up-close observation of their amazing nocturnal hunting adaptions.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Feb 5

Nature Talk: On the Trail of Urban Coyotes

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Find out how camera traps and DNA from “scat” (aka poop) allow scientists to observe and track wildlife without ever touching or disturbing the animals.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

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