NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:33:24 GMT <![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[Tales from the Crypt: Horror on Hallowe’en]]> Date: October 31, 2016

Patriarch Seabury Tredwell has died. His coffin sits in the front parlor surrounded by lilies and flickering candles; black crepe covers the mirrors. Join us for dramatic readings from the darkest of 19th century Gothic literature and true ghost stories of the unsettling and un-explainable as reported by museum visitors.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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<![CDATA[First Friday! Music & Trolley]]> Date: November 4, 2016

Enjoy the Latin Jazz sounds of Bronx Arts Ensemble's teaching artist and critically-acclaimed guitarist Greg Diamond and his band Amalgama from, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 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.

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

Join Summer on the Hudson & Riverside Park Conservancy on Saturday December 10th for our annual holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, and hot chocolate (while supplies last & please bring your reusable mug).

Event Schedule

  • 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - The Harlem Swing Dance Society performs and leads a dance lesson with the crowd (wear comfortable shoes and join in).
  • 5:30 p.m. - Join in to throw the switch to light the tree!
  • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Barnard Bacchantae sings seasonal and popular songs.

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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