Parks in New York City: Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park, New York, is located in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village and is a fave local park for residents and travelers, as well. Events in Washington Square Park are countless and some of the hottest include concerts, out of doors theatre, art and various workshops.

Free Summer Concerts

The Washington Square Music Festival 2011 begins in July and will have concerts every Tuesday evening at 8:00 pm. This concert series will run from July 12 through August 2, 2011. Come join us for an evening of beautiful classical music and jazz with musical director Lutz Rath. This year, the Washington Square Musical Festival will celebrate 53 years of free concerts and is the second oldest free classical music series in NYC. The concerts are played in front of the Holley Statue in the middle of Washington Square. In the event of rain, concerts are moved to St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Churchin Greeewich Village

NYLaughs ‘ Laughter in the Park 2011

NyLaughs ‘ Laughter in the Park is a free comedy series that runs for more than ten weeks weeks, beginning August 14, 2011, from 2:00-4:00 pm. Location is at Holley Plaza. Patrons should enter via Washington Square west and walk east.

Mommy/Daddy and Me Photography Workshop

The New York City Photo Safari (newyorkcityphotosafari.com) will be piecing together a fun filled photography workshop for Dads, Moms and kids. This workshop will occur on October 2, 2011 from 9:00-11:00 am. Find out how to enhance your photography talents by snapping the encircling environment and taking family stills. You're sure to like this special afternoon with your kid or youngsters. Classes are $150. (for one parent and one kid) and this price incorporates a professional quality 8X10 of your best photograph. You must bring your own digital camera and, if feasible, it is a good idea to bring more than one camera – one for you and one for your child. The Photography Workshop is at 5th Avenue and Washington Square North, Manhattan.

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