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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 28 events
from January 17, 2017 to April 18, 2017
in Talks (x) category

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Jan18

Horticultural Lecture: The Gardens of Cornish Colony, Where Classic Gardens Took Root in America

at NY School of Interior Design, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Garden designer Bill Noble has worked to revive and restore a number of these gardens.
Category: Education, History, Talks

Jan18

Parks Without Borders Discussion Series: How Can Innovative Park Planning Create a More Seamless Public Realm?

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is excited to host park leadership from Arlington, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and New York City for the kickoff event of our Parks Without Borders Discussion Series.
Category: Talks
Free!

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Jan20

Dark Days of Winter Candlelight Ghost Tour of 'Manhattan's Most Haunted House'

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Venture into the shadows of history to see the house where seven family members died and hear true tales of inexplicable occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Jan21

Edgar Allan Poe Birthday Bash

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

12:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate the birthday of great American writer Edgar Allan Poe with performances and readings of his works at this birthday bash, next door to his Bronx home.
Category: Art, History, Talks
Free!

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Event
Jan21

CANCELLED: A Billion Year Odyssey: Geology of Northern Manhattan

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Sid Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, for a PowerPoint presentation and take a deeper look into northern Manhattan Park’s exposed bedrock.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks
Free!

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Jan22

Women's Self Defense Workshops

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
These six classes will show self defense moves and discuss the threats faced by females.
Category: Education, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Jan25

Renovating Astoria Park: Taking the Next Step

at Bohemian Hall (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Attend the community meeting to learn how we are spending $30 million at Astoria Park.
Category: Talks
Free!

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Event

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Jan28

Arts, Culture & Fun: Talking Inspirations: Oysters

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
For centuries, oysters have had the power to sustain and delight, inspiring writers and artists, home cooks and four-star chefs, laborers and gourmands, and everyone in between. In…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks, Seniors, Fishing
Free!

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Jan29

Women's Self Defense Workshops

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
These six classes will show self defense moves and discuss the threats faced by females.
Category: Education, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Feb 1

Renovating Freshkills Park: Taking the Next Step

at Jewish Community Center (in Freshkills Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Attend the community meeting to learn how we are spending $30 million at Freshkills Park.
Category: Talks
Free!

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