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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

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Oct20

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct20

Open House New York: Conference House Park Edition

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
As part of the citywide Open House New York Weekend, the historic houses of Conference House Park will be open for self-guided tours.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, October 21, 2019

Oct21

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Oct22

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Oct23

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct23

Gracie Book Club Presents: Erika L. Sánchez's I am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

at The Bronx Museum of the ArtsBronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the Gracie Book Club and Author Erika L. Sánchez to discuss her Young Adult novel, I am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, New York Times bestseller and finalist for the National Book Award.
Free!

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Oct24

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct24

Community Connections 2019: An Evening of Networking for Community Park Groups

at Educational AllianceManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for a fun evening of networking with other NYC green space enthusiasts, as well as NYC organizations and agencies with resources to share. Enjoy refreshments on the roof deck,…
Free!

Friday, October 25, 2019

Oct25

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct25

Special Express Writers Series

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special needs adults with writing ability work on writing memoirs, stories, and poems.
Free!

Oct25

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Oct26

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Oct27

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Oct28

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Oct29

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Oct30

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Oct31

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Friday, November 1, 2019

Nov 1

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Nov 1

Special Express Writers Series

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special needs adults with writing ability work on writing memoirs, stories, and poems.
Free!

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Nov 2

Autumn Mushroom Presentation and Walk

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

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Paul Sadowski at Payson Center as he presents a visual presentation showing mushrooms common to Inwood Hill Park. Then follow Paul on an exploration hike of the forest
Free!

Nov 2

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Nov 3

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Nov 4

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Nov 6

All About ULURP: Who Decides How Land is Used in NYC?

at United Community CentersBrooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn the different players involved in decisions about land use and development and the role that communities can play in decision-making.
Free!

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Nov 7

Beekeeping in Community Gardens

at The Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Learn from a panel of beekeeping community gardeners on how to get started, what resources are available to beginner and advanced beekeepers, and the challenges and rewards of beekeeping in a community garden.
Free!

Friday, November 8, 2019

Nov 8

Special Express Writers Series

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special needs adults with writing ability work on writing memoirs, stories, and poems.
Free!

Friday, November 15, 2019

Nov15

Special Express Writers Series

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special needs adults with writing ability work on writing memoirs, stories, and poems.
Free!

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Nov17

Commemoration of the Battle of Fort Washington

at Cafe Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Watch a blacksmith demonstration and American troops perform and lead military drills! Listen to live 18th-century music, make arts and crafts and play games from the revolutionary period.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, November 22, 2019

Nov22

Special Express Writers Series

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special needs adults with writing ability work on writing memoirs, stories, and poems.
Free!

Friday, November 29, 2019

Nov29

Special Express Writers Series

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special needs adults with writing ability work on writing memoirs, stories, and poems.
Free!

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Nov30

The New York City History Club: The Hidden Streams and Wetlands of Manahatta

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we discuss the hidden parkland of the area formerly known as Manahatta.
Free!

Friday, December 6, 2019

Dec 6

Special Express Writers Series

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special needs adults with writing ability work on writing memoirs, stories, and poems.
Free!

Friday, December 13, 2019

Dec13

Special Express Writers Series

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special needs adults with writing ability work on writing memoirs, stories, and poems.
Free!

Friday, December 20, 2019

Dec20

Special Express Writers Series

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special needs adults with writing ability work on writing memoirs, stories, and poems.
Free!

Friday, December 27, 2019

Dec27

Special Express Writers Series

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special needs adults with writing ability work on writing memoirs, stories, and poems.
Free!

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