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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 195 events
from August 20, 2018 to December 31, 2018
in Talks (x) category

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Aug21

Daughters of the American Revolution and the Preservation of the Conference House

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about a few of the women involved and the formation of the Conference House Association. Enjoy photos and memorabilia which show the joy of their success.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug21

Communication and Socialization for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
An opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and picture communication.
Category: Accessible, Education, Talks
Free!

Aug21

Bryant Park Classics BookClub: 'The Jungle' by Upton Sinclair

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

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join our Classics BookClub to discuss Upton Sinclair's 'The Jungle' under the park’s London Planes. Stop by the Reading Room and get a free copy, while supply lasts. Hosted by Marie Myung-Ok Lee and Karl Jacoby.
Category: Education, Food, Talks
Free!

Aug21

Workshop: Successful Fundraising for your Park or Garden

at Queens Central LibraryQueens

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn about the variety of fundraising opportunities coming this fall for your local park or green space and the key information to put you on the path to success!
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Aug21

Bryant Park Poetry: Cave Canem

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for Bryant Park Poetry. This week's program is produced in partnership with Cave Canem, featuring Christian Campbell, Myronn Hardy, Dawn Lundy Martin, and Michelle Whittaker.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Aug22

Daughters of the American Revolution and the Preservation of the Conference House

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about a few of the women involved and the formation of the Conference House Association. Enjoy photos and memorabilia which show the joy of their success.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug22

Community Days at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy Conference House Park’s newest community space: the new patio garden.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Volunteer, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Hiking, My Summer House NYC
Free!

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Aug22

Bryant Park Author: TV Writers Gone Novelists

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

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
TV writers gone novelists, Peter Blauner, Seth Greenland, and Kevin Fox, discuss the differences between writing a novel and for television. Hosted by Jesse Kornbluth, HeadButler.com.
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug22

Gowanus Dredgers Battle Paddle

at Dredgers 2nd Street DockStaten Island

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of Gowanus at the Dredgers 2nd St. dock.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Aug22

Bryant Park Non-Fiction: 'The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s'

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
History buff? Join us in the park for fascinating talks with top historians. This week, William I. Hitchcock discusses his book "The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s".
Category: History, Talks
Free!

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