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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 11–20 out of 30 events
from May 1, 2016 to July 22, 2016
in Talks (x) category

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

May 24

Parks Without Borders Summit

at The New School University Center, Manhattan

9:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
On May 24, 2016, NYC Parks, the Center for New York City Affairs, and the Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School will discuss ideas for the next generation of urban parks and public space.
Category: Talks

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 29, 2016

May 29

Arts, Culture & Fun: Wildlife of New York

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Illustrator Giada Crispiels for a unique coloring project celebrating her new book Wildlife of New York which captures the diverse beauty of the city.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

May 29

The Art of Recycling

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join a workshop with artist Chris Spollen, an award-winning illustrator, who has evolved from working with traditional materials on paper to creating evocative mixed-media projects.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Jun 1

Partnerships Academy Workshop: Partnering for Success (Manhattan)

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In this workshop, participants will gain the skills to build strong relationships with businesses, government, and other organizations.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Friday, June 3, 2016

Jun 3

Arts, Culture & Fun: Screening of 'T-Rex' and Meet the Producer

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a preview screening of the documentary T-Rex by Zack Canepari and Drea Cooper. After the screening there will be a Q & A with the producer.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Jun 4

Go Green! Greenpoint!

at 900 Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Beginning in 2008, Go Green! Greenpoint! was the first Earth Day Festival to take place in North Brooklyn. Since then, this event has become an annual staple of community life.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Markets, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Jun 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Wildlife of New York

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join artist Giada Crispiels as she leads an art workshop at the Salt Marsh Nature Center, in Marine Park, with her new book, Wildlife of New York, a Five-Borough Coloring…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Jun 7

Partnerships Academy Workshop: Partnering for Success (Staten Island)

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In this workshop, participants will gain the skills to build strong relationships with businesses, government, and other organizations.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Jun 11

Summer on the Hudson: AmpLit Amplifying Fresh Voices in Literature

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
SOH partners with Lamprophonic to bring authors of all backgrounds, style and levels of recognition center stage. With readings, workshops, panels and a community market AmpLit Fest…
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Festivals, Markets, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Jun 12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Concerts at Isham Park

at Upper Lawn by Bruce's Garden (in Isham Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Taikoza has created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drum and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes. Roughly translated, Taiko means big drums. Big…
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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