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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 66 events
from April 27, 2017 to October 14, 2017
in Talks (x) category

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Apr27

Put A Poem In Your Pocket Day

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring a poem to share with us! If you do not have a poem, one will be provided. Poems may be original, classic or contemporary, funny, cute, or serious.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apr29

Garden Walk: Trees and the Designed Landscape

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a spring stroll with Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to see how trees enhance the design of the gardens at Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Apr29

Cooking Demo–A Tasty Tree: Cooking with Juniper

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day explains the origin of this evocative spice while a chef from Great Performances inspires with some freshly prepared recipes.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food, Talks
Free!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

May 2

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow will lead a tour of the spring exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Urban Wildlife Festival

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks, the Urban Park Rangers, and the Fort Tryon Park Trust at Urban Wildlife Festival to get up close and personal with owls, hawks, porcupines, tortoises, and more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Talks, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Meet the Artist: Borinquen Gallo

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The artist Borinquen Gallo discusses her installation, an imaginary hive interior informed by Wave Hill’s beehives.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Walking Tour of Jamaica

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
King Manor’s caretaker and longtime Jamaica resident Roy Fox will lead a walking tour of the neighborhood.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

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
May 7

Book Signing: Lovely Toys of Long Ago, An ABC Book by Elizabeth Uhlig

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
She is just as an accomplished artist as she is a writer; she illustrated the entire book herself! Pick up a copy of the book to have signed by this talented scholar.
Category: Best for Kids, Talks

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

May 9

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow will lead a tour of the spring exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

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