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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 11–16 out of 16 events
from February 23, 2017 to May 19, 2017
in Talks (x) category

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Mar14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights - Exploring Jupiter

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
From explosive volcanoes to icy mountains, come learn more about Jupiter and the beautiful diversity that surrounds it.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors, Astronomy
Free!

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Mar18

Freshkills Park Research and Ecology presentation with Dr. Cait Field

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Freshkills Park Manager for Science and Research Development will discuss the ecology of the site, both before and during landfill operations and since the landfill's closing.
Category: Talks
Free!

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Mar25

33rd Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference: Sustaining Garden Legacies

at Hostos Community College, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the official kickoff of the community gardening season in New York City! The day will be packed with 30+ workshops on garden-related topics. Register today!
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Food, Talks, Seniors

Must See
Event
Mar25

Women's History Month Program: Women and Chocolate

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A Taste for Chocolate curator Carol S. Ward will present an illustrated lecture discussing women’s changing roles in the importation, distribution, and consumption of chocolate.
Category: History, Women's History Month, Talks

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Apr18

Arts, Culture & Fun: National Bird Screening

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
National Bird follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war.
Category: Film, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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Event

Friday, May 19, 2017

May19

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ancient Trees with Beth Moon

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join acclaimed photographer Beth Moon, author of "Ancient Skies, Ancient Trees", as she delves into her experience of traveling around the world to photograph these natural relics.
Category: Nature, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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