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, May 11, 2021

May11

Saving Seeds in NYC: Local Seed Keeping Initiatives Panel

at Virtual/Online Workshop

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This virtual panel will highlight the various ongoing seed keeping initiatives in and around New York City that community gardeners can get involved with.
Free!

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

May12

Workshop for Volunteers: Working with NYC Parks, How to Build Relationships

at Virtual/Online Workshop

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This webinar will help lay the groundwork for a mutually beneficial relationship with NYC Parks so you can best advocate for projects in your community.
Free!

Thursday, May 13, 2021

May13

Open Orchard School: Heirloom Apples and Pears

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
In this webinar, artist and orchardist Sam Van Aken will share the often lost or forgotten stories of these rare fruits—stories that are woven into the story of NYC itself.
Free!

Friday, May 21, 2021

May21

Open Orchard School: Heirloom Stonefruit

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
In this webinar, artist and orchardist Sam Van Aken will share the often lost or forgotten stories of rare stonefruits (such as peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, and cherries)—stories that are woven into the story of NYC itself.
Free!

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

May25

For Community Groups Interested in Becoming a Nonprofit: Is 501(c)(3) for Me?

at Virtual/Online Workshop

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
With Lawyers Alliance for New York, we'll go step-by-step through the process of incorporation & tax exemption, leaving you with a better picture of whether 501(c)(3) is right for you.
Free!

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Jun 3

Saving Seeds in NYC: Basics of Saving Dry and Wet Seeds

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of how to save both dry and wet seeds of common garden veggie crops and herbs. Saving the seeds from the crops you grow can help save money, preserve heirloom varieties, and more.
Free!

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Jun10

Open Orchard School: Basics of Fruit Tree Care

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!

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Jun24

Radical Tenderness: Trans for Trans Portraiture Panel Discussion

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In partnership with New York Historical Society and the Stonewall 50 Consortium. A one-hour panel with virtual tour of Radical Tenderness: Trans for Trans Portraiture. Panelists…
Free!

Saturday, July 3, 2021

Jul 3

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

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

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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