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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 25 events
from May 30, 2016 to July 22, 2016
in Talks (x) category

Friday, June 10, 2016

Jun 10

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Night, Bright Lights...With Music!

at Owen Dolen Recreaton Center, Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
sing a combination of the naked eye and telescopic views you will see what is visible in the night sky.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Art, Talks, Seniors, Astronomy
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!

Monday, June 13, 2016

Jun 13

Film Screening: In Defense of Food

at Great Performances, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Kick off the market and CSA season by joining Just Food and their community partners for a series of screenings and post-film discussions reminding us of how simple eating well can be.
Category: Education, Film, Food, Talks

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Jun 16

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Gallery, Art in the Park - Opening Ceremony

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for an opening ceremony and tour with the artist on Thursday, June 16 at 4 p.m.
Category: Accessible, Art, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Jun 18

Family Fitness Festival

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

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Free samples! Free food demos! Free fitness classes! Free sports! Come get ready for summer. School is out and now is the time to learn how to keep the entire family healthy and…
Category: Education, Fitness, Best for Kids, Food, Talks, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Jun 22

Partnerships Academy Workshop: Partnering for Success (Queens)

at Overlook Building Conference Room, Queens

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!

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Jun 23

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights Quantum Astronomy for Beginners

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
We'll discuss what was actually found out about Pluto’s size, surface, atmosphere, moons, and more.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Festivals, History, Talks, Seniors, Astronomy
Free!

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Jun 25

Romance Literary Festival

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Meet authors of contemporary, paranormal, and historic romance. Take a tour of the mansion and find out how Eliza Jumel lived and loved.
Category: History, Talks

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Jul 10

George Washington Dinner Fundraiser

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Step back to the late 18th century to discover some of George and Martha Washington’s favorite foods and the culinary customs of America’s first presidential couple.
Category: History, Food, Talks

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