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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

Friday, January 24, 2020

Jan24

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Jan25

7th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition Closing Reception

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This reception is your last chance to see the 7th Anual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition, and get to meet and greet the artists.
Free!

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Jan28

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learns will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Free!

Friday, January 31, 2020

Jan31

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Feb 5

Book Talk With Author Eric K. Washington: Boss of the Grips | The Life of James H. Williams and the Red Caps of Grand Central Terminal

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
An illustrated talk about the nearly forgotten life of James H. Williams (1878-1948), the former African-American chief of Grand Central Terminal’s iconic Red Caps.
Free!

Friday, February 7, 2020

Feb 7

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Feb 8

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learns will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Free!

Feb 8

Writing Your Migration Story with Calvin Alexander Ramsey Sr.

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Award-winning Bronx author/playwright Calvin Alexander Ramsey Sr. reveals how to get your story from elders and those who migrated here.
Free!

Friday, February 14, 2020

Feb14

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, February 21, 2020

Feb21

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Feb21

A Conversation with André Aciman

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a reading and Q&A with André Aciman, about his latest novel Find Me. Published in 2019, it is a sequel to his 2007 novel Call Me by your Name.
Free!

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Feb25

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learns will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Free!

Friday, February 28, 2020

Feb28

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, March 6, 2020

Mar 6

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, March 13, 2020

Mar13

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, March 20, 2020

Mar20

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, March 27, 2020

Mar27

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Mar27

Women’s Safety Awareness

at Recreation Center 54Manhattan

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for a day of self-defense education for women of all ages.
Free!

Friday, April 3, 2020

Apr 3

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, April 10, 2020

Apr10

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, April 17, 2020

Apr17

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, April 24, 2020

Apr24

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, May 1, 2020

May 1

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, May 8, 2020

May 8

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, May 15, 2020

May15

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, May 22, 2020

May22

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, May 29, 2020

May29

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, June 5, 2020

Jun 5

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, June 12, 2020

Jun12

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, June 19, 2020

Jun19

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, June 26, 2020

Jun26

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, July 3, 2020

Jul 3

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, July 10, 2020

Jul10

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, July 17, 2020

Jul17

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, July 24, 2020

Jul24

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, July 31, 2020

Jul31

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, August 7, 2020

Aug 7

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, August 14, 2020

Aug14

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, August 21, 2020

Aug21

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, August 28, 2020

Aug28

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, September 4, 2020

Sep 4

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, September 11, 2020

Sep11

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, September 18, 2020

Sep18

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, September 25, 2020

Sep25

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, October 2, 2020

Oct 2

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, October 9, 2020

Oct 9

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, October 16, 2020

Oct16

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, October 23, 2020

Oct23

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, October 30, 2020

Oct30

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, November 6, 2020

Nov 6

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, November 13, 2020

Nov13

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, November 20, 2020

Nov20

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, November 27, 2020

Nov27

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, December 4, 2020

Dec 4

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, December 11, 2020

Dec11

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, December 18, 2020

Dec18

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

Friday, December 25, 2020

Dec25

Special Express #4 Writers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works.
Free!

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