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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 41 events
from June 26, 2016 to September 25, 2016
in Talks (x) category

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

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Jul 12

Summer Reading Storytime

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join The Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Street Stories

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This hands-on workshop is an introduction to documentary photography. Aldo Saligno will take you through a range of tips and techniques necessary to capture compelling images of…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Film, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Jul 12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Nuyorican Poets Cafe

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us as poets from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe perform dynamic works of spoken word and lead a writing and performance masterclass.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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Event

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Jul 13

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark Painting on the Rooftop

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Participants will learn how to paint from observation, plus basics about materials, color mixing, and composition. You'll get to take home your painting!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Jul 14

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: Screening of The Girls in the Band

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Girls in the Band tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 30s to the present day.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Film, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Friday, July 15, 2016

Jul 15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Wildlife of New York

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 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!

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Jul 16

Garden Crafts for Adults

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Why should kids get to have all the fun? Due to popular demand, join Gardener Karen and Curator Kelsey for a fun afternoon of garden-related colonial and modern crafts for adults.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, History, Tours, Talks

Jul 16

Spinning and Felting Workshop

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This workshop focuses on the process of cloth making from raw fleece and roving (cleaned, carded fleece) to yarn and felted fabrics.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Talks

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Jul 17

Laughter In The Park

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Head over to Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 1 to catch up to two hours of stand-up performed by some of comedy’s most innovative and expressive artists.
Category: Talks, Waterfront
Free!

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