Central Park Horse Show 2017

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Children, Community, Events, Family, Featured, Other

The annual Central Park Horse Show is set to return this fall from September 20th to 24th. It is the first outdoor sport of its kind to be held in New York City. The show takes place in Wollman Rink and attracts the best riders in the equestrian world. Learn more about the horse shows and the scheduled program of events by reading on!

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Generations in Jazz Festival 2017 

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Events, Featured, Music, Other

Generations in Jazz Festival 2017 

The Generations festival was created with the intention of introducing younger audiences to jazz music. The festival is set to return for an eighth time this September with over 20 scheduled performances. From big band to bebop and from up-and-coming artists to established ones, this year’s concerts feature everything that makes jazz such a special genre.

For jazz all year round, check out Smoke Jazz and Cleopatra’s Needle.

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Senior Citizens Day 2017 on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Community, Events, Giving Back, Other

Seniors Citizens Day 2017 is on August 21st.  This is a national day dedicated to the accomplishments of those who are over the age of 60. It’s a special date to celebrate and respect the seniors in our families and communities. Take a look at what the Upper West Side is offering for them and find an activity they can enjoy in their golden years!

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Central Park Film Festival 2017

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Events, Movies, Other

Central Park Film Festival 2017 means one more year of outdoor free screenings under the summer night sky. The festival takes place from August 21st to 26th. All movies will start at 8pm. However, gates will be open an hour and a half before at 6.30pm as the entertainment begins by the hands of DJ Spin Diesel. So make sure you get there early to grab a good viewing spot!

The movies picked for this year’s fest were filmed on location in New York City. The films chosen are incredibly varied and represent various genres of cinema. From classic children’s adventure tales to thrillers and laugh-out-loud comedies, the repertoire offers something for everyone. Most of all, these six films share a profound love for “The City that Never Sleeps.”

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Nature Tours in Central Park

Posted by on Aug 12, 2017 in Events, Family, Featured, Parks

Whether you’re new to the Upper West Side or you’ve been here for years, nature tours in Central Park are a great way to discover (or re-discover) the gem in our backyard.

Some of the tours on this list will repeat throughout the year, but here are some awesome weekend activities going down in the next month or so!

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Labor Day 2017 on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Events, Featured, Other

Labor Day 2017 on the Upper West Side

The neighborhood will be kicking off the beginning of fall with lots of concerts and festivities. Participate in one of the activities listed on the following pages and bid farewell to summer on the Upper West Side!

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