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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 16 events
from August 25, 2019 to November 6, 2019
in Talks (x) category

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Aug28

Kindred Wayfarers: A Tribute to William Cullen Bryant & Walt Whitman

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
American history as seen through the eyes of preeminent authors. Produced in partnership with the New-York Historical Society. Photo Credit: Angelito Jusay
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Aug29

MAD. SQ. HORT: Hort Talks with Michael Purugganan, Ph.D

at Southern Fountain (in Madison Square Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a series of free, lively Park walkthroughs led by a diverse group of field experts who will discuss the horticulture of the Park through their unique perspectives.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Aug31

Luscious Tropical Plants: Snug Harbor Garden Workshop

at Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn about propagation through seeds and cuttings, and go home with specimens taken directly from Snug Harbor’s lush gardens.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Workshops

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Sep 4

Pollinator Party: Honey Tasting

at Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Come celebrate National Honey Month! Enjoy a very special pollinator party with a free honey tasting with The Honeybee Conservancy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Sep 5

Networking Workshop for Queens Volunteers: Queens Parks Connections

at The Overlook (in Forest Park)Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
At this networking event and workshop, mingle with community leaders and Parks staff; and discover creative ways to recruit volunteers of all ages and keep them engaged. Dinner included.
Category: Talks, Workshops
Free!

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Sep 7

Winter is Coming: Heritage Farm Workshop

at Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn how to battle cold temperatures, prepare your bed, and protect against winter pests and diseases. Discuss and practice techniques in soil preparation and season extension.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Workshops

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Sep11

Summer on the Hudson Literary Lounge

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic team up to bring local writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction out into nature.
Category: Art, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sep14

Future Day: Share your 'Seeds of Hope'

at Thomas Greene PlaygroundBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Together with community members, we will create our own "seeds of wisdom" and "seeds of hope" for the world they are fighting for.
Category: Art, Talks, Workshops
Free!

Sep14

Monarch Celebration

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us during what should be the height of monarch butterfly migration in our area. We’ll explore our gardens and natural areas in search of these charismatic creatures.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Sep15

Sharing Our Farm Traditions: From the Caribbean to the Bronx

at La Finca del SurBronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We will tour the garden, discuss Caribbean crops that grow well in this region, and hear about their connections with growing food.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks, Workshops
Free!

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