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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 18 events
from February 24, 2017 to June 24, 2017
in Talks (x) category

Friday, February 24, 2017

Feb24

Living with White-Tailed Deer in NYC

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
At this family-friendly presentation, learn how NYC Parks and NYS Department of Environmental Conservation are working together to manage and protect the city's growing and diverse wildlife.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Talks, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Feb25

23rd Annual Bronx Parks Speak Up: The Future of Bronx Parks and Open Space

at Lehman College Faculty Dining Room, Music Building, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us as we develop a borough-wide strategy and advocacy plan!
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb25

Whales: Then and Now

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Paul Sieswerda, former curator of the New England and New York Aquariums and founder and director of Gotham Whale, will discuss current preservation efforts and whales in theNY Harbor.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Feb25

Cooking Demo: Heavenly Honey

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover fascinating facts about honey and compare the complex tastes of different varieties with a beekeeper. Sample honey-infused recipes prepared by a chef.
Category: Education, Food, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb25

The Abuela Stories Project

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This program will include a workshop, open mic, and photography exhibition. Writers of all ages, identifiers, genres and levels are welcome.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Feb26

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Stop by Glyndor Gallery to speak to the artists and get a closer look at the creative process.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Monday, February 27, 2017

Feb27

A Billion Year Odyssey: Geology of Northern Manhattan

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join Sid Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, for a PowerPoint presentation and take a deeper look into northern Manhattan Park’s exposed bedrock.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Mar 4

Historic Walking Tour: St. Mary’s Park & Its 17th Century Roots

at Jackson Avenue Train Station, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx Co. Historical Society for a walking tour of St. Mary’s Park, visiting the sites of lost landmarks which highlight the park's deep roots in Bronx history.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks

Mar 4

Arts, Culture & Fun: Women Who Read Are Dangerous

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
What is it about a woman reading that has captivated hundreds of artists over the centuries?
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Festivals, History, Women's History Month, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Mar 9

For the Love of Cities: How can connecting with parks improve communities?

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is excited to host author and internationally recognized community development expert Peter Kageyama for our next installment of the Parks Without Borders Discussion Series.
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

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