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.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
at P.S. 28, The Warren Prep Academy (in Weeksville Playground) , Brooklyn
Attend the community input meeting for Weeksville Playground and share your ideas for improving your park.
at P.S./M.S. 042 Robert Vernam School (in Almeda Playground) , Queens
Attend the community input meeting for Almeda Playground and share your ideas for improving your park.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park) , Bronx
The Bronx County Historical Society and Bronx Council on the Arts presents a new social justice-driven poetry reading and workshop series at Poe Park.
at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park) , Bronx
Join poetry workshops with Bronx poets, Jani Rose, Carlos Manuel Rivera, and Skye Cabrera.
at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill) , Bronx
Denise Treizman’s playful sculptural installation emphasizes the throwaway culture prevalent today, juxtaposing vestiges of urban culture with the natural environment surrounding the gallery.
at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan
Explore Fort Tryon Park's flora and fauna during a family scavenger hunt. Families will work together on a quest to identify the unique wildlife that is native to New York City.
Saturday, November 5, 2016
at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan
Join Paul Sadowski as he presents a short visual presentation showing mushrooms common to the park. Then head out on a hike in the forest to seek out mushrooms.
Saturday, November 12, 2016
at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park) , Staten Island
Marvel at the art of photography with hands on demonstrations and displays of vintage cameras.
at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park) , Bronx
Participants will learn basic techniques of studio photography lighting and setting up equipment for a portrait shoot. Everyone will get to pose for their portrait and experience the…
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan
Chat with an expert from NASA, look for stars and planets, and learn about the search for the nearest inhabitable planet.