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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

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Dec 16

The Comadrazo

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This is an informal networking meeting for members and prospective members of Las Comadres Para Las Americas, who engage in life-enhancing dialogue about education, employment experiences, opportunities, culture, and social capital resources.
Free!

Dec 16

Book Talk with Author Bob Brody: 'Playing Catch with Strangers: A Family Guy (Reluctantly) Comes of Age'

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Full of different emotions and experiences that come with what Bob Brody describes as a milestone, it is a book that tells his story and it is one that you do not want to miss.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Dec 19

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.
Free!

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Dec 20

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.
Free!

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Dec 26

CANCELLED: 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.
Free!

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Dec 27

CANCELLED: 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.
Free!

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Jan 4

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Free!

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Jan 11

Grant Writing 101

at ARROW Field House , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
During this workshop and info session, we will demystify the grant-writing process by discussing tips for applying for community-oriented grants.
Free!

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Jan 13

Organizing for Garden Success: Group Structure (Part 1 of 2)

at GreenThumb Office , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
In this workshop, we will discuss different examples of group structure and how they can help alleviate stressful decision-making.
Free!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Jan 17

The Climate Reality Project Presentation

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for an eye-opening presentation and a discussion about how everyone can engage to help solve the climate crisis.
Free!

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Feb 1

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Free!

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Feb 6

Meeting Facilitation Strategies

at Brooklyn Queens Land Trust Office , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This workshop will show 10 techniques to make your meeting fun, productive, and informative.
Free!

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Feb 10

Organizing for Garden Success: Bylaws (Part 2 of 2)

at GreenThumb Office , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
In this workshop we will be discussing writing bylaws that assist in decision-making.
Free!

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Feb 18

Heather Garden Pollinators Presentation with Leslie Day

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and author Leslie Day, to learn about the ecological relationship between pollinating animals and the flowers they depend upon for the nectar and pollen that is their food.
Free!

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Mar 1

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Free!

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Apr 5

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Free!

Thursday, May 3, 2018

May 3

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Free!

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Jun 7

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Free!

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Jul 5

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Free!

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Aug 2

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Free!

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Sep 6

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Free!

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Oct 4

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Free!

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Nov 1

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Free!

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Dec 6

Self Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This group will be a welcoming and inclusive place for adults with disabilities to learn about, discuss, and address the social and political issues which are most important to them.
Free!

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