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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 56 events
from January 26, 2020 to December 25, 2020
in Talks (x) category

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Jan28

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learns will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Friday, January 31, 2020

Jan31

Special Express #4 Writers

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Category: Adaptive Programs, Education, Talks, Workshops
Free!

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Feb 5

Book Talk With Author Eric K. Washington: Boss of the Grips | The Life of James H. Williams and the Red Caps of Grand Central Terminal

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
An illustrated talk about the nearly forgotten life of James H. Williams (1878-1948), the former African-American chief of Grand Central Terminal’s iconic Red Caps.
Category: History, Black History Month, Talks
Free!

Friday, February 7, 2020

Feb 7

Special Express #4 Writers

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Category: Adaptive Programs, Education, Talks, Workshops
Free!

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Feb 8

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learns will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Feb 8

Writing Your Migration Story with Calvin Alexander Ramsey Sr.

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Award-winning Bronx author/playwright Calvin Alexander Ramsey Sr. reveals how to get your story from elders and those who migrated here.
Category: Art, Black History Month, Talks, Workshops
Free!

Friday, February 14, 2020

Feb14

Special Express #4 Writers

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Category: Adaptive Programs, Education, Talks, Workshops
Free!

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Feb19

Workshop for Volunteers: What's Your Strategy? Social Media for Success.

at The ArsenalManhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Get more people involved in your park! Social media platforms can be valuable tools for reaching your community. At this workshop, learn how your group can use Facebook,…
Category: Talks, Workshops
Free!

Friday, February 21, 2020

Feb21

Special Express #4 Writers

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Category: Adaptive Programs, Education, Talks, Workshops
Free!

Feb21

A Conversation with André Aciman

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a reading and Q&A with André Aciman, about his latest novel Find Me. Published in 2019, it is a sequel to his 2007 novel Call Me by your Name.
Category: Education, Art, Film, Talks
Free!

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