Children’s crafts and live, bi-lingual music sing-alongs highlight the West Side Community Garden’s Annual Arts & Crafts Festival, Saturday, September 13 -14 2013 at the Garden, located on West 89th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues. The event is free.

Family-friendly events include a free crafts workshop for children (all materials provided) from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The full schedule:

Saturday, Sept. 13

11:30AM to 12:30PM – Arts for Children Workshop with Veronica

1PM – Entertainment with Danny the Clown

3PM – Iluminada & Guillermo play Spanish guitar and lead a folk music singalong for children and adults (in English and Spanish)

Sunday, Sept. 14

12 PM New York String Orchestra conducted by Stephen Josephs, “Heading South on a Musical Journey”

2-4 PM Poetry reading with Howard Pflanzer, Rosalie Calabrese, and friends, with book signing and reception to follow.

Local Arts and Crafts, Gardening Books and Prints for Sale, 11 AM to 4 PM Saturday and Sunday.


Honoring District 6 City Council member Helen Rosenthal and WSCG founding members Jannie Fox Burkett and Tom Thies.

Benefit Committee Chair:

Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President

6PM to 9PM

International Buffet of food and wines from

West Side local Restaurants

Prize Raffle

Live Music

West Side Community Garden 89th Street Gate

(Between Amsterdam and Columbus)

Tickets at the door $60.