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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 September 25, 2017 to December 15, 2018
in Talks (x) category

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Sep26

Communication and Socialization Get Together

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
This event 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 pictures.
Category: Accessible, Talks
Free!

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Sep28

Lecture: World War I New York with Kevin Fitzpatrick

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
On the centennial of World War I, explore the locations in New York that have ties to The Great War.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep30

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
Sep30

Our Public Water: Tunnels and Tanks

at La Casita Verde

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artist Lize Mogel will talk about how the rural Catskills and urban South Williamsburg are physically and politically connected by water, and lead participants in making a "human diagram" of the water system.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Sep30

The Bronx Meets East Africa Closing Reception

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Poe PArk Visitor Center hosts the Bronx Meets East Africa closing reception and artist discussion, with curator, Sika Foyer.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Sep30

"Call & Response" Artist Talk: Jeff Slomba

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Call & Response artist Jeff Slomba will demonstrate and speak about the production and use of charcoal as a drawing tool in his art.
Category: Art, Talks

Sep30

Documentary Film Screening and Discussion – "In the Parlor: The Final Goodbye"

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
"In the Parlor: The Final Goodbye" is both a critical look at America’s uncomfortable relationship with death and an inquiry into the growing revival of home death-care.
Category: Education, Film, History, Halloween, Talks

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

Oct 1

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
Oct 1

Meet the Artists: Beth Ganz & Mona Kamal

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us at this artist talk in Wave Hill House. Artists Beth Ganz and Mona Kamal each discuss their projects on view.
Category: Art, Talks

Oct 1

Summer on the Hudson: Art in the Park Potluck Artist Talk

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet, greet, and potluck picnic on September 30 with Riverside Park South artist Samantha Holmes to learn about our newest sculpture on display, "Hell Gate Cairns".
Category: Education, Art, Festivals, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

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