Asphalt Green Battery Park City Launches Daytime Talks

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The recreation center will host a series of informative noontime lectures every Tuesday, starting on January 7, 2014.

Debbie Himmelfarb, the former Director of Daytime Programs at 92YTribeca, the downtown site of the 92nd Street Y which closed its doors last summer, will curate Tuesday Talks, gearing the series to audiences as diverse as parents with young children, baby boomers and seniors.

Tuesday Talks run from 12:00 ? 1:00pm. Tickets cost $22 ($18 for Asphalt Green Battery Park City members). For tickets and more information, visit or call 212.298.2930.

Tuesday Talks for January 2014:

Jan 7

Dinner: A Love Story -- Eight Steps To Better Family Dinners

Jenny Rosenstrach

Getting family dinner on the table takes discipline and strategies. Like cooking once, eating twice. Like making French fries (really.) Learn these rules, then forget them.

Jan 14

Sylvia's Table: Lessons from Our Farm to Your Family

Liz Neumark with Carole Lalli

The CEO and founder of Great Performances, founder of Katchkie Farm, and author of Sylvia's Table brings lessons and recipes from the farm that cooks of all ages will love.

Jan 21

Trend-ology: Fashion Trends from Paisley to Hip-Hop

Emma McClendon and Ariele Elia

The curators of the "Trend-ology" exhibition at the Museum at FIT spotlight this show focusing on sources of fashion trends over the past 250 years.

Jan 28

Starchitects in Our Own Backyard

Gail Cornell

World-acclaimed architects Frank Gehry and Santiago Calatrava are doing exciting new work in lower Manhattan. We take a look.

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