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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 26 events
from July 30, 2016 to September 25, 2016
in Talks (x) category

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Hot Compost Hands-On Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Take your composting to the next level at this hands-on workshop presented by NYC Compost Project and the Queens Botanical Garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Food, Talks

Aug 6

Reading of 'Our Town' with UP Theater Company

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
“Our Town” is a classic play that touches on the themes of every day life and is sure to make audiences of any generation take a look at the world and people around them in a new light.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Aug 7

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in learning about coyotes, an oft-misunderstood member of our local habitat.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug 7

Person Place Thing at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Wave Hill hosts two stars from Showtime’s new hit Billions at a live taping of the podcast Person Place Thing.
Category: Film, Talks

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Aug 9

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

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Aug 10

Composting 101

at Central Pavilion (in Msgr. McGolrick Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Composting 101 August 10 and 17 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Have you wanted to start composting but have no idea how to start? If so, then join Audubon New York and the NYC Compost Project…
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Aug 10

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, Education, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Aug 13

A Day in the Life of the Bronx River

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx, 180th Street and Boston Road (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Our Citizen Science Stewards will participate in different studies throughout the watershed, culminating with a data exchange information about how to get involved with CS.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Aug 14

Historic New York: The World's Fair

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come learn about the famous World's Fairs at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Aug 18

History on the Back Porch Lecture Series with Don Rice: The Hamilton Free School and Dyckman Library

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn about the area's first educational institution and free public library.
Category: History, Tours, Talks
Free!

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