This Weekend In Parks
Saturday, July 27
Fort Tryon Park
Enter the park at Margaret Corbin Circle at the end of Fort Washington Avenue north of W. 190th Street
(rain location: Cornerstone Lutheran Center: Bennett Ave & W. 189 St.)
The 5th annual memorial jazz concert, in memory of the late City Councilman Stan Michels, will feature Marjorie Eliot and her ensemble.
8th Annual Southern Queens Gospel Fest
Sunday, July 28
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Baisley Pond Park
Rockaway Boulevard between Sutphin and Baisley Boulevards
Join more than 2,000 attendees for performances by top gospel singers, including Byron Cage, Latice Crawford, Michael Pugh, and the Allen AME Choir at Baisley Pond Park.
NYC Parks hosts this free festival to increase our programming in Southern Queens, and treat parkgoers to an afternoon of soulful sounds. This event is sponsored by NYC Parks, the City Parks Foundation, Council Member Ruben Wills, Globestar Media, Queens College and WLIB.
Kid-friendly activities will also be available, including arts & crafts, face painting, and an inflatable bounce house.
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.”
(1904 - 1991)