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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 21–30 out of 42 events
from October 21, 2017 to December 27, 2017
in Talks (x) category

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Nov 2

Lecture - Portals to the Past: Doughboy Sculptures in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Jennifer Wingate will discuss memorials by sculptors and how the stories of their creations open windows onto 1920s NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Nov 4

Einstein and the Exploration of Outer Spce

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Professor Harold Kozak will discuss and illustrate how Einstein's ideas allowed us to travel to the moon and beyond, and will also enable us to find new planets and possibly alien life.
Category: Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
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Nov 4

Lower East Side/Chinatown Panel Discussion and Public Art in Seward Park

at Library Plaza (in Seward Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Please join us for a discussion of local cultural landmarks and ongoing urban transformations in the Lower East Side/Chinatown neighborhood.
Category: Accessible, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Nov 7

Communication and Socialization Get Together

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
This event is an opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and pictures.
Category: Accessible, Talks
Free!

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Nov 8

Basic Sign Language

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:45 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn basic sign language for communication.
Category: Accessible, Talks
Free!

Nov 8

Art in the Parks: Evening Artist Walk with Fitzhugh Karol

at Grass triangle at the West Side Drive (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy an artist walk through the park and hear from Karol himself about the concepts behind the pieces.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Nov 9

Gardening for Liberation: A Social Justice Roundtable - Part 2

at P.S. 262 El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Elementary/Middle School, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Community gardeners will share stories about how they're using their community gardens in various interconnected movements for liberation.
Category: Talks
Free!

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Nov14

Communication and Socialization Get Together

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
This event is an opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and pictures.
Category: Accessible, Talks
Free!

Nov14

Organizing for Garden Success: Group Structure (Part One of Two)

at GreenThumb Office, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This two-part workshop series is designed to help your garden group build a strong foundation to deal with the many issues that arise in a community space.
Category: Talks
Free!

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Nov15

Basic Sign Language

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:45 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn basic sign language for communication.
Category: Accessible, Talks
Free!

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