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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 12 events
from December 3, 2016 to January 8, 2017
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Dec 3

Orchard Beach Marine Life Talk and Seal Watch

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Join Educator Jim Paul who will give us the background on the marine life, water quality, and current issues of Long Island Sound.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Talks, Waterfront

Dec 3

Fouth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Opening Reception and Panel Discussion

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Mix and mingle and meet the artists of the show.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays, Talks

Must See

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Dec 6

CreateNYC: Develop a Cultural Plan for NYC - Brooklyn Workshop

at BRIC Arts Media House, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
New York City is developing a new cultural plan for all New Yorkers, and we want to hear from you! Show up at an upcoming meeting, or get feedback from your community.
Category: Talks

Must See

Saturday, December 10, 2016


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

Sunday, December 11, 2016


Living with Urban Coyotes

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come learn about one of our more fascinating neighbors—the coyote.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks


Sunday Salon: Street Photography - Ruddy Roye

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

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Featuring photographer Ruddy Roye, who uses portraiture and social media to collaborate with and document subjects on a variety of issues dealing with race and economic disparity.
Category: Art, Talks

Thursday, December 15, 2016


How to Start or Join a Community Park Group

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for a free workshop to learn how you can join an existing local group, or start a new one!
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks

Saturday, December 17, 2016


Bronx Fiction Writers

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This casual writers meeting will meet every third Saturday of every month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever-reinventing genres of fiction.
Category: Talks

Wednesday, December 21, 2016


Mental Health First Aid Certification Workshop

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

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a FREE Mental Health First Aid program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their…
Category: Education, Talks

Saturday, December 31, 2016


Arts, Culture & Fun: Central Park in the Movies Hike

at Pulitzer Fountain (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
In partnership with the Urban Park Rangers, Arts, Culture & Fun presents Central Park in the Movies! Hundreds of TV shows and movies have been filmed in Central Park. Hike along some…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Film, History, Talks, Seniors, Hiking

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