Weekend events (Tony Orlando)

Saturday:  Tony Orlando and the US Liberty Bells and a group from BC are going. His hits were Tie a yellow ribbon around the old oak tree, Knock 3 times and Candida. The Liberty Bells do the Andrew sister songs like Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy and the 1950’s Jump and Jive.  Sample songs: http://www.usonyc.org/AboutUs/LibertyBells/LibertyBells2/tabid/111/Default.aspx  It is in Eisenhower Park, near Westbury Long Island. It is about 43 minutes on the LIRR and a mile or 2 to the park. There is the 35 bus or a cab is $7.5o.RCTA Summer Sunset Concert Series http://www.rcta.info or call (212) 978 0277. Musical performances will include classical, jazz, flamenco, samba, rock, bluegrass, and middle eastern styles. Riverside Park. Every Saturday through August 17 at 7 p.m. – Lawn north of 96th St. Clay courts.
Historic New York: Gravesend Cemetery 3pm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/08/03/historic-new-york-gravesend-cemetery                                                                                                                    Sunday: Lincoln Center Out of Doors Presents Heritage Sunday: The S(e)oul of Korea,1:00 p.m. Celebrate traditional performing arts of Korea with a lineup of breathtaking performances from Ensemble Sinawi, Sounds of Korea, and the New York Korean Traditional Marching Band. Hearst Plaza in Lincoln Center Plaza, Manhattan, Free.                                                                                                     MOONDANCE FREE 6:30pm, Pier 84 at W.44th St. Tango with Hector Del Curto’s Eternal Tango. Dance lessons begin at 6:30pm courtesy of Dance Manhattan. Live bands go on at 7 pm.  HUDSON RIVER PARK WILD, FREE. 9-10 am Christopher Street Fountain. Learn about Hudson River Park’s wildlife by joining knowledgeable Park naturalists on guided nature walks along the Park’s esplanade. Meet at the Christopher Street Fountain. (No dogs please.) Summer Streets August 3 – August 17, Park Ave. from Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, Manhattan, NY. It’s hard to imagine New York City’s streets without the sight of traffic and sounds of honking horns. But for three Saturdays in August, New Yorkers get a respite from the busy blocks, along with an open invitation to play, dance, ride a bike and participate in a slew of summertime activities. The route spans Lafayette Street and Park Avenue, from the Brooklyn Bridge all the way to Central Park at 72nd Street. A series of rest stops along the car-free path will feature games, snacks and even a rock-climbing wall and zip line. New this year is an interactive installation by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer where sounds and lights inside the Park Avenue Tunnel are triggered by participants. nyc.gov.



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