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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 27 events
from February 7, 2016 to April 6, 2016
in Talks (x) category

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Feb 17

The Pen and the Trowel: A Horticultural Lecture by Marta McDowell

at NY School of Interior Design, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Garden writer Marta McDowell will explore the writing-gardening connection in their gardens and her own.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Feb 18

Partnerships Academy: How to Start or Join a Community Park Group (Brooklyn)

at Dodge YMCA, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
For decades, New Yorkers have been taking ownership of their local parks by starting park community groups. These groups bring programs and funding to parks, and advocate for political support.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Talks
Free!

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Friday, February 19, 2016

Feb 19

Film Screening: Ghosts of Amistad, In the Footsteps of the Rebels

at Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Black Box Theatre, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us as we explore the Amistad slave ship rebellion 177 years later with a screening of the documentary Ghosts of Amistad.
Category: Accessible, Education, Film, History, Black History Month, Talks
Free!

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Feb 20

Armor Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try on armor, watch fencing and archery demonstrations, enjoy roaming minstrels, and immerse yourself altogether in the knightly world.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Games, History, Kids, School Break, Talks
Free!

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Feb 22

Make the City Your Gym

at Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
New York may be well known for its expansive parks, pedestrian lifestyle, and greenmarkets, but many residents also cope with food deserts, prohibitively expensive gym memberships, and…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Talks

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Feb 25

Partnerships Academy: How to Start or Join a Community Park Group (Bronx)

at Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos Community College, Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for a free workshop to learn how you can join an existing local group, or start a new one!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Talks
Free!

Feb 25

Illustrated Lecture: Conserving the Merchant’s House Gas Chandeliers

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
A significant presence in Merchant House’s interior is a pair of gas chandeliers in the Greek Revival double parlor – possibly the oldest gaseliers remaining in situ in the Northeast.
Category: Art, History, Talks

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Feb 27

Cooking Demo: Cooking with Vanilla

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Watch as a chef from Wave Hill prepares some delicious dishes and take a stroll to the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory to meet our very own vanilla plant and some of its lovely relatives.
Category: Education, Food, Talks

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Feb 28

Lecture: Walking on Water–The Past and Future of the Old Croton Aqueduct

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the fascinating history of the 41-mile aqueduct that quenched the thirst of an expanding urban population and saved the city.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Talks, Seniors

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Feb 28

Poetry in the Parlors

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Bartow-Pell teams up with Four Way Books to present the second Sunday afternoon poetry reading in the double parlors.
Category: Art, Talks

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