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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 July 29, 2016 to September 25, 2016
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jul 30

Meet the Artists: Amie Cunat and Joiri Minaya

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet Sunroom Project Space artists Amie Cunat and Joiri Minaya.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Jul 30

National Moth Week Lecture and Light Trapping

at Pleasant Village Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Learn about moths and butterflies and why they are important to our environment.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Jul 30

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
NYC Parks’ Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folkloreof the universe. Join us to explore the evening sky at Pelham Bay P…
Category: Accessible, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Jul 31

Living with Urban Coyotes

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Come learn about an oft-misunderstood member of our local habitat—the urban coyote.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Jul 31

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: Screening of The Girls in the Band

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Girls in the Band tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 30s to the present day.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Film, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Talks, Seniors, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Monday, August 1, 2016

Aug 1

Bryant Park Reel Talks: The Screen is Red: Hollywood, Communism, and the Cold War

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join Professor/ Author Bernard F. Dick as he discusses his book The Screen is Red: Hollywood, Communism, and the Cold War with resident film expert Scott Adlerberg.
Category: Talks
Free!

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Aug 2

Summer Reading Storytime

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join The Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Game of Thrones Book Club

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Discuss the A Song of Ice & Fire series, the basis for the hit show Game of Thrones, with Anne Groell, Executive Editor of Del Rey Books and George R.R. Martin’s editor.
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug 2

Poetry in Bryant Park: Letras Latinas

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Letras Latinas presents Pintura Palabra, a live poetry reading.
Category: Talks
Free!

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Artists and Curator Talk

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We will discuss works on view and how contemporary artists are continuing to reevaluate popular culture a half-century after the emergence of Pop art.
Category: Art, Talks

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