NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:17:29 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[15th Annual Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/01/15th-annual-winters-eve-at-lincoln-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/01/15th-annual-winters-eve-at-lincoln-square Date: December 1, 2014

The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District and presenting sponsor Time Warner will host the Fifteenth Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square – New York’s largest holiday festival!

The celebration begins with the lighting of the Upper West Side holiday tree in Dante Park.

Join legendary artists, up-and-coming musicians, dancers, street performers and more as we welcome the holiday season and light up the Upper West Side with an evening of music, food, dancing and fun for everyone.

Lincoln Square’s sidewalks and public spaces will come alive with music, performers, processional groups, jugglers, stilt-walkers, and more, making for a festive fun-filled evening along the streets of this dynamic Upper West Side neighborhood.

Over 30 of Lincoln Square’s finest restaurants and eateries will offer food tastings at nominal cost ($1-$4) at three separate outdoor locations from 6:00 p.m – 8:30 p.m. Dozens of local stores and neighborhood institutions will host activities and holiday cheer throughout the evening.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 581-3774

Location: Dante Park

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M020 Dante Park 2014-12-01 2014-12-01 5:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.7718, -73.9826 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday First Friday!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/05/holiday-first-friday http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/05/holiday-first-friday Date: December 5, 2014

Experience the mansion decked out for the holidays and delight in the merry and mellifluous sounds of live music. Holiday shopping and refreshments add to the fun. The free Bronx Trolley makes a continuous loop from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island. Registration requested at (718) 885-1461 or info@bpmm.org.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2014-12-05 2014-12-05 5:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.8705, -73.8109 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:00 EST
<![CDATA[Tableau Vivant concert]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/05/tableau-vivant-concert http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/05/tableau-vivant-concert Date: December 5, 2014

Tableau Vivant features Karen Marie Marmer and Dongsok Shin, both members of the baroque ensemble REBEL. They will perform sonatas for violin and fortepiano by W.A. Mozart, Jan Ladislav Dussek, Jean-Frédéric Edelmann and J.C. Bach.

6:00 p.m.: Wine & light refreshments
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Concert

Reserve your seat here or by contacting programs@kingmanor.org or at (718) 206-0545 x13

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545 x13

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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Q023 Rufus King Park 2014-12-05 2014-12-05 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.703, -73.8037 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:14 EST
<![CDATA[Christmas Tree Lighting In Shore Road Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/08/christmas-tree-lighting-in-shore-road-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/08/christmas-tree-lighting-in-shore-road-park1 Date: December 8, 2014

It’s the most wonderful time of the year when Bay Ridge, Brooklyn comes together to welcome the Christmas Tree Lighting in Shore Road Park.

Rain date: December 9.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: 90th Street and Shore Road (in Shore Park and Parkway)

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B082 Shore Park and Parkway 2014-12-08 2014-12-08 6:30 pm 40.6223, -74.0403 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54650a220ae40.jpg Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Madison Square Holiday 2014]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/09/madison-square-holiday-2014 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/09/madison-square-holiday-2014 Date: December 9, 2014

Join the Madison Square Park Conservancy in celebrating the holidays as they honor over 100 years of holiday tree tradition in Madison Square Park.

The countdown to the illumination of the Tree of Light begins at 5 p.m.

Free activities include horticultural instruction with Gardener Steph and Reading Rangers story time. Holiday treats will be provided by Hill Country Chicken and SD26 Restaurant and Wine Bar. Festive performances provided by Audra Rox and more.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 538-1884

Location: Madison Square Park

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M052 Madison Square Park 2014-12-09 2014-12-09 3:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.7413, -73.9884 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:26 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Arts Ensemble Holiday Concert]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/bronx-arts-ensemble-holiday-concert http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/bronx-arts-ensemble-holiday-concert Date: December 13, 2014

The Bronx Arts Ensemble and Singers present a wonderful holiday concert with music for St. Nicholas.

The concert is free, but space is limited and tickets are required. Call Bronx Arts Ensemble at (718) 601-7399 for tickets. The concerts take place at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2014-12-13 2014-12-13 1:00 pm 40.8705, -73.8109 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:52 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/summer-on-the-hudson-holiday-on-the-hudson http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/summer-on-the-hudson-holiday-on-the-hudson Date: December 13, 2014

Join us for our holiday tree lighting party. Celebrate the season with the local community, enjoy live music you can sing and dance to by the All-City High School Chorus, make holiday decorations and count down with us to the lighting of the seasonal tree.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: West Harlem Piers Park

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2014-12-13 2014-12-13 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.8188, -73.9611 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Candlelight Tours and Victorian Carolers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/holiday-candlelight-tours-and-victorian-carolers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/13/holiday-candlelight-tours-and-victorian-carolers Date: December 13, 2014

Experience the mansion by candlelight with costumed docents highlighting 19th-century holiday traditions.

Victorian carolers add to the festive atmosphere while you enjoy light holiday snacks and wassail in the Orangerie. Delight in Christmas trees throughout the mansion, inspired by children’s storybooks and decorated by interior designers.

Reservations requested.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2014-12-13 2014-12-13 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.8705, -73.8109 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:00 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Arts Ensemble Holiday Concert]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/14/bronx-arts-ensemble-holiday-concert http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/14/bronx-arts-ensemble-holiday-concert Date: December 14, 2014

The Bronx Arts Ensemble and Singers present a wonderful holiday concert with music for St. Nicholas.

The concert is free, but space is limited and tickets are required. Call Bronx Arts Ensemble at (718) 601-7399 for tickets. The concerts take place at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2014-12-14 2014-12-14 1:00 pm 40.8705, -73.8109 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:52 EST
<![CDATA[Concert: Soyeon Kate Lee and Ran Dank]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/14/concert-soyeon-kate-lee-and-ran-dank http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/14/concert-soyeon-kate-lee-and-ran-dank Date: December 14, 2014

Already Wave Hill favorites, pianists Soyeon Kate Lee and Ran Dank return to share the wonder of the holidays with a four-hand arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker Suite. The New York Times, describing the duo as a “tour de force…with such sensitivity and grace,” credits Ms. Lee with “a lively imagination and a firm sense of style” and Mr. Dank for a “muscular and virtuosic performance.”

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2014-12-14 2014-12-14 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5461047e19682.jpg Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:00:03 EST