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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 14 events
from August 24, 2016 to October 2, 2016
in Talks (x) category

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Aug24

Non-Fiction Author: Eric Burns

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp.'s discussion of Eric Burns' "The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt".
Category: Talks
Free!

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug25

Public Art Opening of inHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate the opening of "inHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd", which presents four site-specific installations in four Historic Harlem parks.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Aug25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night - Square Dancing!

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The folks at City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music. Swing your corner and do-si-do!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Aug28

Living with Urban Coyotes

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in Inwood Hill Park to learn about coyotes, an often misunderstood member of our local habitat.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Aug28

Nature Presentation: Snakes of New York

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Find out how snakes play an important role in our local ecosystem and see live snakes up-close.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Aug28

Nature Presentation: Snakes of New York

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
ind out how snakes play an important role in our local ecosystem and see live snakes up-close. Audience members have the opportunity to handle skins, skulls and other artifacts.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Monday, August 29, 2016

Aug29

Bryant Park Reel Talks: The Coen Brothers Close Up and Personal

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join resident film expert Scott Adlerberg and professor/author Jeffrey Adams's discussion of the Coen Brothers, American filmmakers.
Category: Talks
Free!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Aug30

Nantucket Lightship Lecture: The Challenge of Rising Sea Levels and Extreme Storms

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
In this post-Sandy world, regional solutions to these challenges must be a national priority.
Category: Talks
Free!

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Aug31

NY Liberty Female Empowerment Speaker Series

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join NY Liberty, Chase, and NYC Parks on Staten Island for an afternoon empowerment session. Shoot some hoops and enjoy great giveaways from the NY Liberty!
Category: Sports, Talks
Free!

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights: Neptune at Opposition

at Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 116th St (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for an Astronomy evening: Neptune at Opposition at Beach 116th Street at the Boardwalk NYC Parks’ Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the s…
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks, Seniors, Astronomy
Free!

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