Talks

Nature, history, or just a good time, learn from New Yorkers and experts who have come to New York City's parks to share their stories. Check out these readings and discussions.

Talks Events

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Jul27

Financial Lit 101

at Herald SquareManhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Financial Lit 101 offers free workshops in basic finance topics that should have been taught in school, but wasn’t. Let instructors give you the basic tools you need to begin your journey to financial freedom.
Free!

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Jul28

Shakespeare in the Park: Antony and Cleopatra

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
One fateful meeting reshapes the ancient world when Roman Marc Antony falls like Caesar before him for Cleopatra, the enchanting Queen of Egypt.
Free!

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Jul31

History of Immigration in Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)Queens

2:30 a.m.3:30 a.m.
This lecture on the History of Immigration will be given by Queensboro Historian, Jack Eichenbaum, and he will talk about his experiences as a social geographer living in Queens for decades.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Aug 3

Financial Lit 101

at Herald SquareManhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Financial Lit 101 offers free workshops in basic finance topics that should have been taught in school, but wasn’t. Let instructors give you the basic tools you need to begin your journey to financial freedom.
Free!

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Aug 4

Puppets in the Park - Puppet Time

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Puppet? ?Time?? ?is? ??a? ?family-friendly? ?variety? ?show? ?featuring? ?songs? ?from? ?past? ??Swedish? ?Cottage? ?Marionette? ?Theatre? ??performances? ?including? ??Pippi,? ?Peter? ?Pan,? ?Princess,? ?Emperor? ?&? ?The? ?Duck.
Free!

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Kids

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Aug 5

Open Orchard School: Cooking with Summer Stone Fruit

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
The Open Orchard School series gives participants a hands-on, behind-the-scenes view of the creation of The Open Orchard, a future public orchard containing 100 trees and hundreds of rare and heirloom varieties once grown in the NYC region.
Free!

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Aug 7

Children’s Read Aloud

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
An interactive read-aloud that incorporates mindful breathing, which helps build social-emotional skills along with question and discussion activities that build community.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 13, 2021

Aug13

Movies Under the Stars: Red Pill

at St. Nicholas Park 135 Lawn (in St. Nicholas Park)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Red Pill, directed by Tony award winner Tonya Pinkins, is a visually stunning metaphor for all of our fears and a reminder that there are worse things than death. For Mature Audiences(Horror/Satire.
Free!

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Saturday, September 4, 2021

Sep 4

Children’s Read Aloud

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
An interactive read-aloud that incorporates mindful breathing, which helps build social-emotional skills along with question and discussion activities that build community.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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