Here are three outdoor events taking place in the next couple weeks.
The West 104th Street Community Garden Fall Festival & Fundraiser
West 104th Street Garden (8 West 104th Street)
Saturday, October 28 from 12-5 p.m.
“Celebrate Halloween, cozy up to fall, and help us raise money for a greenhouse.”
There will be hot cider, hot chocolate, pumpkins and baked goods for sale, in addition to activities like live music, pumpkin painting, storytelling, games, and garden workshops.
The garden is fundraising for a greenhouse to extend its growing season. If successful, the greenhouse will be used for ongoing fundraisers through community plant sales. This greenhouse will also be an educational tool. “We are incredibly passionate about our community garden and its potential to bring people together, provide educational opportunities along the way, and contribute to a more sustainable city.”
Raas-Garba at Waterline Park
Waterline Square Park (400 West 61st Street)
Wednesday, October 18 from 4-6 p.m. (Rain date Oct 19)
“Join us for an energetic and colorful afternoon of Raas-Garba at Waterline Square Park!
“Get ready to dance to the beats of traditional Gujarati music and experience the vibrant culture of India. Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or a beginner, this event is open to everyone. So gather your friends and family, put on your best traditional attire, and let’s groove together at the beautiful Waterline Square. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable evening of music, dance, and joy!
“This is an inclusive event and we welcome people of all cultures, religions, ages, genders, sexualities and backgrounds to join us.
“This event is co-hosted by Waterline Square Park, The Culture Tree, Desi Rainbow Parents and Allies.”
West 72nd Street Block Association “Tree Walk & Talk” with NYC Partnership For Parks
Saturday, November 4 at 10 a.m.
West 72nd Street and Verdi Square (in front of the subway entrance on the West 72nd Street side).
Learn all about the types of trees that shade and beautify our streets, New York City’s tree caring programs, how trees thrive, and how you can become a tree steward for the block.
The West 72nd Street Block Association’s “Tree Walk & Talk” will run between 1 – 2 hours. Please wear comfortable shoes and note this is a rain or shine event. To register, email