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Triennial Talks: Staten Island as Place – NYC Events

Date: April 10, 2016 Triennial artists explore the built and natural environment of Staten Island. This event includes a discussion and Q&A. Free with museum admission. RSVP by phone at (718) 816-4506 x10 or by email at info@aliceausten.org. For more information about this event and the exhibit, please visit aliceausten.org/statenislandunlimited. Start time: 2:00 pm End…

Keeping It Green for Families – NYC Events

Date: March 27, 2016 Spend quality time with your family by helping keep Central Park green by spreading mulch or raking leaves. Central Park Conservancy environmental educators lead stewardship projects throughout the park during spring and fall. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. To register, please email discovery@centralparknyc.org. Ages 5+. Families only; maximum of…

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium – NYC Events

Date: March 27, 2016 More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of thousands of orchids. Discover the far-flung adventures of orchid hunters swept up in 19th-century “orchidelirium,” when explorers risked life and limb to secure these…

Senior Games Prep Meet-Up Clinics: Track and Field – NYC Events

Date: April 8, 2016 NYC Parks is hosting its first ever Senior Games! Brooklyn's Senior Games takes place May 11-14 at St. John's Recreation Center. Recreation Center members age 50+ must register with a Brooklyn Recreation Center to compete. Competitions include: Bowling, Tennis, Pickleball, Table Tennis, Swimming, Basketball, Shuffle Board and Table Games. A Torch…

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium – NYC Events

Date: April 6, 2016 More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of thousands of orchids. Discover the far-flung adventures of orchid hunters swept up in 19th-century “orchidelirium,” when explorers risked life and limb to secure these…

The Tribeca Film Festival Won’t Screen an Anti-Vaccination Doc After All – NYC Events

After coming under fire for scheduling a documentary that some say pushes an anti-vaccination agenda, Robert De Niro’s Tribeca Film Festival has decided to remove the film from its schedule.Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe comes from a former doctor named Andrew Wakefield, who has long been known in the medical field as a quackafter … More » Source link