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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.

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from September 27, 2016 to December 10, 2016
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016


CANCELLED: Illustrated Lecture: Edith Wharton and the Food and Dining of Old New York

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Chef Carl Raymond will present a unique portrait of food and dining in 1840s to 1860s New York, told through the lens of one of America’s greatest writers.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Food, Talks

Thursday, September 29, 2016


Local Author Spotlight: Richard Zacks

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Richard Zacks discusses his new book "Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain’s Raucous and Redemptive Round-the- World Comedy Tour".
Category: History, Talks

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

Honey Extraction Demonstration

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop in and see the sticky process of extracting honey from the comb with our resident bee experts.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks

Oct 1

Arts, Culture & Fun: Doodle to Da Beat Bronx

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This art workshop will help you learn how to distress from everyday life pressure through doodling. No prior knowledge of drawing is needed. Beginners are welcome. Supplies will be…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Talks, Seniors

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Oct 2

Honey Extraction Demonstration

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop in and see the sticky process of extracting honey from the comb with our resident bee experts.
Category: Nature, Talks

Oct 2

Heather Garden Design Tour with Public Garden Designer Ronda M. Brands

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
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.
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks

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Oct 2

Common Threads Workshop

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Artist Kat Granados will be leading a crocheting circle in the Parlor Room. She will discuss some techniques that would’ve been implemented in this room in the 1800s.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Talks, Seniors

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct 8

Screenwriting Process

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This writing series will workshop the following topics: Discovering Visual Elements; Creating Characters; Plots and Outlines; Proper Screening Format, and more!
Category: Education, Talks

Monday, October 10, 2016


Falconry Presentation: Skyhunters in Flight

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Hear about the ancient sport of falconry and meet live raptors from around the world.
Category: Nature, Talks

Friday, October 14, 2016


Public and Environmental Art Portfolio Review

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

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Get feedback on your artwork images, artist statement, project concepts, and website, or discuss opportunities and resources for artists.
Category: Art, Talks

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