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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 25 events
from August 17, 2017 to October 14, 2017
in Talks (x) category

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aug17

Freshkills Park Research and Ecology Presentation with Dr. Cait Field

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Dr. Cait Field, the Freshkills Park Manager for Science and Research Development, will discuss the present and future ecology of the largest park developed in NYC in over 100 years!
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug20

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Performance: Volker Goetze Secret Island

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Alice Austen House Museum for an audio-visual picnic concert inspired by stories of the “forgotten borough” Staten Island.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Art, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Monday, August 21, 2017

Aug21

Chef Master: Youth Tech Workshop

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will learn about the science of healthy and delicious eating, alongside the art of cooking and digital photography!
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Food, Talks, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug23

14 Sculptors Inc. On the Rock 2017 Lecture Series: Carmen & Laura Frank's "Life in the Rockaways" and Rockaway's History

at Rockaway YMCA, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A multimedia presentation will be led by Rockaway historians Marty Nislick and James Supple and highlight Carmen & Laura Frank's sculpture Life in the Rockaways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug26

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Aug27

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Sep 2

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Sep 3

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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