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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 October 25, 2016 to December 11, 2016
in Talks (x) category

Tuesday, October 25, 2016


Community Parks Initiative: Weeksville Playground Community Input Meeting

at P.S. 28, The Warren Prep Academy (in Weeksville Playground), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Attend the community input meeting for Weeksville Playground and share your ideas for improving your park.
Category: Talks


Community Parks Initiative: Almeda Playground Community Input Meeting

at P.S./M.S. 042 Robert Vernam School (in Almeda Playground), Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Attend the community input meeting for Almeda Playground and share your ideas for improving your park.
Category: Talks

Saturday, October 29, 2016


From Poe's Porch

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Bronx County Historical Society and Bronx Council on the Arts presents a new social justice-driven poetry reading and workshop series at Poe Park.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks

Must See

From Poe's Porch

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join poetry workshops with Bronx poets, Jani Rose, Carlos Manuel Rivera, and Skye Cabrera.
Category: Education, Talks


Meet the Artist: Denise Treizman

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Denise Treizman’s playful sculptural installation emphasizes the throwaway culture prevalent today, juxtaposing vestiges of urban culture with the natural environment surrounding the gallery.
Category: Art, Talks


Nature Scavenger Hunt at Fort Tryon

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore Fort Tryon Park's flora and fauna during a family scavenger hunt. Families will work together on a quest to identify the unique wildlife that is native to New York City.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks

Best For

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Nov 5

Autumn Fungi: The Eaters & The Eaten

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

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Paul Sadowski as he presents a short visual presentation showing mushrooms common to the park. Then head out on a hike in the forest to seek out mushrooms.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks

Nov 5

Woodworking Workshop: Craft a Miniature Chair with Invasive Plants

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

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Turn invasive plants like mulberry and honeysuckle into a delightful, squirrel-sized chair with rustic-furniture artist and landscape architect David Hughes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Talks

Saturday, November 12, 2016


Vintage Camera Day

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Marvel at the art of photography with hands on demonstrations and displays of vintage cameras.
Category: Art, History, Talks, Waterfront


Arts, Culture & Fun; SET UP & POSE! Studio Lighting Photo Workshop

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn basic techniques of studio photography lighting and setting up equipment for a portrait shoot. Everyone will get to pose for their portrait and experience the…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Film, Theater, Talks, Seniors

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