SUNDAY 5/19: Free 10th Annual UWS Mamapalooza Festival In Riverside Park South (RAIN OR SHINE)

Good free family event in the neighborhood today (rain or shine) — the 10th Annual Mamapalooza Festival is taking place at Pier I in Riverside Park South (Hudson River & 70th). There will be food, live music, kids activities, crafts and more.

SATURDAY 5/18: Upper West Side Greek Festival

Among the many festivities in the neighborhood this weekend is the annual Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Festival on Saturday (5/18). The action runs pretty much all day, from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, at 302 W. 91st (at West End Avenue) and features traditional Greek food and desserts, music and dancing, a flea market, and [...]

SATURDAY 5/18: Free “On A Wing Festival” In Central Park

One more event of note tomorrow (Saturday, 5/18): The Central Park Conservancy is holding their free annual On A Wing Festival. Activities include interacting with various birds of prey, bird shows, and bird walks.

SATURDAY 5/18: UWS Cathedral School Of St. John The Divine Spring Fair

Lots of spring fair action at Upper West Side schools on Saturday. There’s the PS 9 Spring Fair in the West 80s and the PS 163 Spring Fair in the West 90s (and let’s not forget Touch-A-Truck in the West 60s and the annual UWS Greek Festival). If you’re in the 100s, the Cathedral School [...]

SATURDAY 5/18: 8th Annual UWS “Touch-A-Truck”

Fantastic kids event taking place on the Upper West Side tomorrow (Saturday, 5/18): The West Side YMCA is holding their 8th Annual Touch-A-Truck. In addition to things like food, music, and crafts, kids (and adults) will have the opportunity to get up close and interact with a variety of trucks, including the following: Fire truck, [...]

SATURDAY 5/18: Upper West Side PS 163 Spring Fair

Upper West Side P.S. 163 is holding their annual spring fair this Saturday (5/18). The action runs from 12:00 – 4:00 pm on West 97th, between Amsterdam & Columbus. They’ll have the usual array of food, rides, music, and activities, as well as a flea market/rummage sale. The rummage sale is actually a two-day affair [...]

SATURDAY 5/18: Upper West Side P.S. 9 Spring Fair

Lots of local schools are holding their annual spring fairs this weekend, including P.S. 9. The event takes place on West 84th, between Amsterdam & Columbus, from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm (Satruday, 5/18). In addition to typical fair stuff like games, arts & crafts, music, etc., there’s a rummage sale featuring all sorts of [...]

SUNDAY 5/12: 7th Annual Japan Day In Central Park

Looks like better weather tomorrow than today — perfect timing for the 7th Annual Japan Day in Central Park. The free festival features activities, stage programs, and food (yes, the food is free too).

SUNDAY 5/5: Riverside Park 30th Annual Spring Fair At Hippo Playground

Sorry for the short notice on this one, but the Riverside Park Conservancy is holding their 30th Annual Spring Fair at the Hippo Playground today (Sunday, May 5th). Activities for kids include a jumping castle, pony rides, petting zoo, a maze, face painting, games, prizes and more. Tickets for activities cost 50 cents each, with [...]

SATURDAY 5/4: 50th Annual Calhoun School Spring Carnival (Food, Rides, Games, and Crafts)

A quick note if you’re looking for some family fun in the neighborhood today (Saturday, 5/4): The Calhoun School is hosting their 50th annual Spring Carnival.