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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 34 events
from January 16, 2018 to December 6, 2018
in Talks (x) category

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Jan16

Communication and Socialization: Get-Together for Adults 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.
This is 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, Talks
Free!

Jan16

Bryant Park Reading Room: Winter Poetry with Plume

at Kinokuniya Bookstore, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for the Bryant Park Reading Room Winter Poetry Series. Poetry readings are on the third Tuesday of each month.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Jan17

The Farm to Garden Movement—Deborah Needleman, in conversation with Sarah Ryhanen and Jenny Elliott

at NY School of Interior Design, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Sarah Ryhanen and Jenny Elliott, in discussion with writer and editor Deborah Needleman, show slides of their work as they talk about the latest trends in flowers, floristry and growing.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks

Jan17

The Climate Reality Project Presentation

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for an eye-opening presentation and a discussion about how everyone can engage to help solve the climate crisis.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Jan20

Edgar Allan Poe: His Life and Times in the Bronx

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Dr. Gary Hermalyn, CEO of the Bronx Historical Society, will celebrate Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday with an illustrated presentation about his famous work experience living in the Bronx.
Category: Accessible, History, Talks
Free!

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Jan23

CANCELLED: Communication and Socialization: Get-Together for Adults 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.
This is 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, Talks
Free!

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Jan24

Illustrated Lecture: Lafayette Place/Lafayette Street: A Topographical History by Francis Morrone

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
When and how did the Merchant's House come into being? Learn about the preservation of the area that became Merchant's House and nearby Lafayette Street.
Category: History, Talks

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Jan30

Communication and Socialization: Get-Together for Adults 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.
This is 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, Talks
Free!

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Feb 1

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Category: Talks
Free!

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Feb 3

Nature Talk: Coyotes in Riverdale

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Coyotes have made a home right here in the Bronx. Hear how trained dogs are helping us learn about Riverdale’s coyotes and how we can safely coexist with these clever canines.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Wildlife
Free!

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