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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 6 events
from February 26, 2020 to April 25, 2020
with keyword/phrase “jazz” (x)

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Feb27

'And Still We Rise' A Black History Month Art Excursion

at Hansborough Recreation CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a painting celebration of Black History Month by honoring African American artists who showcased social and political courage from the Early Republic to the Civil War.
Category: Education, Art, History, Black History Month, Workshops
Free!

Feb27

Black History Month Lecture - Harlem Architecture: Colonial & Modernism with John Reddick

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In this engaging lecture architect and historian, John Reddick will explore the colonial aesthetic in Harlem's early "modern" architecture, considering how it served as a backdrop to the jazz age.
Category: Education, History, Black History Month, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Mar 7

Walk the High Bridge, Explore the Heights by Friends of The Old Croton Aqueduct

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest standing bridge and visit the gorgeous Jumel Terrace, as well as notable NYC spots that tell the story of jazz greats, NY baseball, and the rich history of our city.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Mar21

Arts, Culture & Fun: Sylvia Cuenca Quartet in Concert

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
An active drummer on the NYC music scene, Sylvia Cuenca has performed around the world with many jazz greats, including 4 years with saxophone legend Joe Henderson and 17 years with trumpet legend Clark Terry.
Category: Concerts, Women's History Month, Seniors
Free!

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Mar25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Stanley Banks & Friends in Concert

at Roy Wilkins Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Best known for his 35 years of accompanying guitar great George Benson, Legendary bassist Stanley Banks has led a prolific career including appearances with Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Freddie Hubbard, Stanley Turrentine, and many more.
Category: Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Apr25

Walk the High Bridge, Explore the Heights by Friends of The Old Croton Aqueduct

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest standing bridge and visit the gorgeous Jumel Terrace, as well as notable NYC spots that tell the story of jazz greats, NY baseball, and the rich history of our city.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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