Roosevelt Island Fall for Arts Festival & Kite Flight for Peace
Sep 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am– 4:00 pm
Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park
Suggested Ages: All
Design and fly kites that represent personal ideas about peace and freedom in a kite-making workshop. Online registration recommended. Also join live mural painting, hear stories about peace and human rights, plays games, participate in fun give-away and join other fun, family-friendly activities throughout the scenic island.
TILT Kids Day at FIAF: C’est la fête
Exploring the theme of la fête (celebration) with a giant family party featuring dancing, music, and time spent together.
The day kicks off with a family story hour focused on celebratory French and English classics. See a one-of-a-kind mime performance with TILT festival favorite Broken Box Mime. Capture the moment with a family portrait and…More info
EsplanadeFriends: Noiz R &B
Enjoy a free riverfront concert with local favorite Noiz R & B. Plan a day of fun, music and A La Mode ice cream with the view of passing boats on the East River. Join Craft Studio for art & activities.More info
Columbus Day Parade
This annual festive parade celebrates the spirit of exploration and courage that inspired Christopher Columbus’s 1492 expedition to America and and the important contributions of Italian-Americans and other immigrants.
The floats and bands set sail up Fifth Avenue from 44th to 72nd Street. Over a dozen high school bands, as well as virtuosi professional groups from…More info
Billy Johnson Playground
This rustic playground hosts an amazing 45-foot granite slide nestled into a rocky hill, bucket and tire swings, and an amphitheater and miniature stone bridge made of natural materials like plants, stone, and wood at a child’s scale.More info