Art in odd places October 5 - 26, 2009, 14th St between Ave C and Hudson River , subway: A, C, E to 14th St; L, N, Q, R, W, 4, 5, 6 to 14th St--Union Sq; L to First Ave or Eighth Ave. One of Manhattan busiest thoroughfares turns into an art gallery during this festival, which features work by more than 20 artists. Look for Olek brightly colored, crocheted bodysuits, and Pam Payne Signs of Lifephysical Graffiti, which uses the famed Led Zeppelin album cover as inspiration.http://artinoddplaces.org/
Where the Wild Things Are: Original Drawings @ The Morgan Library
There's free admission tonight and every Friday at The Morgan Library & Museum (225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street) from 7PM - 9PM. Through November 1st, you can check out: Where the Wild Things Are: Original Drawings by Maurice Sendak. The exhibition presents a rare opportunity to witness Sendak's creative process—from his early drafts about an unnamed boy in search of wild horses to the well-known narrative about a child named Max taming the beastly "things" of his own imagination. http://www.themorgan.org/
http://www.halloween-nyc.com/volunteer_.html . The 36th Annual Village Halloween Parade is searching for some people who can pull a few strings for us. We welcome you to come and perform with us--whether you are a veteran of previous Parades or a newcomer who wants to see the Parade from the inside this year. No previous experience with 20 foor tall glowing caterpillars or dancing skeletons is necessary. The parade takes place on Saturday, October 31, 2009 Starting at 7 p.m. The Parade runs STRAIGHT up 6th Ave. from Spring Street to 21st Street. The streets are most crowded between Bleecker and 14th Street, so you might consider getting there early or another place along the route (or better yet, join the parade!).
Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Sail Sunday, October 25, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm. At the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (Inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues) A park favorite! Bring your own carved jack-o-lantern and participate in the Central Park pumpkin sail! Fun for the whole family!
Halloween Crafts Thursday, October 29, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm At Chess & Checkers House (Mid-Park at 64th Street) Come down and create some Halloween crafts. For all ages.
Spooks at Belvedere Friday, October 30, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm and 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. At Belvedere Castle (Mid-Park at 79th Street) Get prepared for the big day with some spooky fun down at Belvedere castle. Great for all ages!
Boo at the Zoo! Friday and Saturday, October 30 & 31 At Central Park Zoo. Come check out trick or treating polar bears, the Wildlife Witch or the Haunted Habitat! http://www.centralpark.com/ events/show/182/celebrate-halloween-in-central-park
Parlor Jazz at Marjorie Eliot's.
Every Sunday for more than a decade, rain or shine, with no vacations, a jazz concert has taken place in the parlor of Marjorie Eliot's home on what she calls the northern tip of Harlem. Her weekly free concerts in the living room of her apartment are legendary in Harlem and an institution for jazz lovers citywide. The concert is FREE, though donations are appreciated. SUNDAYS at 4pm. 555 Edgecombe Ave. Apt. 3F (W.160th St) NYC (646) 671-7226 Rudel Drears. Jazz Pianist/Vocalist, Music Director Parlor Ent. Directions:
M2 to 160th St; C to 163rd St.