NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:01:09 GMT <![CDATA[Piano in Bryant Park]]> Date: September 30, 2016

Summertime, and the livin' is easy... so swing on by for toe-tappin' performances by New York's finest, playing ragtime, stride, and jazz to your and My Heart's Delight.

Visit Bryant Park's Piano page to find more information and today's scheduled performance.

About Piano in Bryant Park

Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust Fund.

The piano is located on the Upper Terrace, at the base of the William Cullen Bryant statue, between the Bryant Park Grill and Bryant Park Cafe.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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<![CDATA[Third Annual Fall Festival]]> Date: October 1, 2016

Celebrate the harvest season! This festival for all will feature cider pressing, puppet making, face painting, live jazz, and a tasting with Dyckman Beer.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)

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<![CDATA[First Friday! Music & Trolley]]> Date: October 7, 2016

Experience the sultry sound of vocalist Queen Esther as she performs her acclaimed interpretations of Billie Holiday’s rarely-heard songs together with the Jeremy Bacon Jazz trio from. Enjoy the music, explore the museum, and stroll the garden.

Light refreshments will be available.The trolley makes an hourly loop starting at 5:25 p.m. from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum to City Island.

Registration is requested. To register, please call (718) 885-1461 or email

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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<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: UpBeat NYC]]> Date: October 8, 2016

Join BronxWorks' Second Saturdays and NYC Parks for a special jazz concert by the UpBeat NYC orchestra.

UpBeat NYC is a not-for-profit South Bronx community-based organization that uses the pursuit of musical excellence and ensemble performance to bring about positive change in the lives of South Bronx children and youth. UpBeat provides year-round after school and summer programming for 150 participants ages 0 to 21. All activities and instruments are provided free of charge. Current ensembles include two symphony orchestras, Latin jazz big band, small jazz ensemble, instrumental chamber ensembles, children’s choirs, and parent choir.

About BronxWorks
With over 30 locations throughout the borough, BronxWorks has worked from the ground up in Bronx communities for over 40 years to help residents build healthy, stable futures for themselves and their neighborhoods. BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, they feed, shelter, teach, and support their neighbors to build a stronger community. For more information, please visit the BronxWorks website.

In case of rain, the event moves indoors.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. Mary's Park

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<![CDATA[Fall Festival]]> Date: October 15, 2016

Celebrate fall with live music, games, crafts, pumpkins, and more!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: Victory Field (in Forest Park)

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<![CDATA[Beethoven, Schubert and More]]> Date: October 28, 2016

Explore the great variety of songs and sonatas written 200 years ago by Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and others. This program will be performed by Ensemble 1816, featuring baritone Jesse Blumberg, fortepianist David Breitman, and violinist Johanna Novom.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 206-0545

Location: King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)

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<![CDATA[Concert: Sinfonietta of Riverdale]]> Date: October 30, 2016

The new season opens with the return of the Sinfonietta of Riverdale, the first of ten concerts that feature classical, jazz, and popular American music. Time Out New York declares the Sinfonietta to be “off the hook fabulous”. Under the direction of maestro Mark Mandarano, the chamber orchestra opens the 2016–2017 season with a program featuring Lunastella Fuga, a work commissioned by the Sinfonietta and composed by the Bronx’s own Oliver Caplan, works by Husa and Corigliano, and Tchaikovsky’s beloved Serenade for Strings.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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<![CDATA[Holiday on the Hudson]]> Date: December 10, 2016

Join Summer on the Hudson for our annual holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, tree decoration making, and hot chocolate (while supplies last).

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)

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