All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Tonight: Coney Island Parachute Jump to go gold for childhood cancer.
Saturday and Sunday: Movie nights in the park https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/film. San Gennaro Festival on Mulberry Street between Houston Street and Canal Street, from 11:30 a.m. to 11 pm, Saturday 7-10 pm live broadcast with Cousin Brucie, Sunday 6 pm singer Jenna Esposito (Rosemary Clooney like). https://www.newyorkled.com/annual-san-gennaro-feast-in-new-york-citys-little-italy.htm. http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/experience/food-and-wine/2016/09/21/feast-of-san-gennaro-90th-year/90788874/. Brooklyn Americana Music Festival of original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time, and bluegrass artists. More artists perform all weekend at venues in Dumbo and Red Hook, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 6, Atlantic Avenue at Furman Street, Saturday and Sunday, 2–8 pm. Washington Square Park Folk Festival, 1–5 pm at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan, it is near the San Gennaro Festival https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/keyword%20Washington%20Square%20Park%20Folk%20Festival/c7. Halloween Harvest including a petting zoo, pony rides, best pumpkin patch, magicians, face painting, arts and crafts running through October 30th, Luna Park, 1000 Surf Ave. at West. 12th Street, Saturdays, noon to 11 pm, Sundays, noon to 8 pm. Park entry is free; Rides are extra.
Saturday, Sept. 24: Great Irish Fair, 10 am, $20, Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 W. 21st Street. The Rub dance party rides again, with DJ Eleven, DJ Ayres, Prince Klassen, and Tand Williams, 10 pm, $10 before midnight, $15 after at Bell House, 149 Seventh St. at Third Avenue. Jazz Concert + Jam Sessions at The Brooklyn School of Music, 4–6 pm, Fowler Sqaure, Lafayette Avenue at S. Elliott Place. Chef One New York City Dumpling Festival, 12-5 pm, from from Korean mandu, to Italian ravioli, and everything in between, Sara D. Roosevelt Park, Manhattan, check prices. Bargemusic Concert, 4-5 pm, Fulton Ferry Landing, Old Fulton Street and Furman Street. The Brooklyn Nobody Knows Walking Tour and Discussion, 4:30 pm, then return to the bookstore to discuss his urban walking guide to Brooklyn, Community Bookstore, 143 Seventh Ave. between Carroll Street and Garfield Place. Cruise to the End of the Line, 12-10 pm, with a display of over 100 unique Hot Rods on West 12th Street between Surf Avenue & Boardwalk. Free! 1208 Surf Ave, Coney Island. http://www.coneyisland.com/event/rumblers92416. Shape Up NYC Fall Fitness Fiesta, 9 am–1 pm. Join Shape Up NYC for a day of free outdoor fitness activities, led in English and Spanish. Free fitness demos: boot camp, dance fitness, Zumba, low impact aerobics. Light refreshments, raffles, and giveaways, Thomas Jefferson Park, 1st Ave and 112 St, Manhattan. Submerge! NYC Marine Science Festival, 11 am–4 pm, Pier 26, Manhattan (just north of Battery Park City and Stuyvesant High School). Free Immigration Law Clinic and Key to the City information regarding healthcare, education, finances, and resources, 9 am, Public School 24, 427 38th St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues. Bounce Back to School Carnival will feature five bounce houses (including one for toddlers), face painting, BBQ, and carnival games, 11 am–5 pm, $2 per ticket, P.S. 9, 80 Underhill Ave. between St. Marks Place and Bergen Street. Actors of Sound, 11 am, is a documentary about low tech Foley artists (the reproduction of everyday sound effects that are added to film, video, and other media) in Hollywood. Part of the Art Slope festival, at Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza, between Eastern Parkway and Flatbush Avenue. Little Red Lighthouse Festival 12-4 pm, access to the light house, fishing clinics, music, enter 158 or 181St in Fort Washington Park, Manhattan. Resource Fair: find resources from all over the city to support your family. Do you want to talk to someone about your child’s IEP? Are you looking for a place to chill with your child or for art and music programs? Do you have questions about mental health services? Would you like to find accessible park programs? Join over 30 exhibitors from museums, parks, advocacy groups, the GLBTQ community, services providers, and others, rain or shine. There is a wide range of health, education and recreation resources for children and teens with disabilities, their families and service providers as well as activities for children and teens, 11 am–3 pm, Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza, between Eastern Parkway and Flatbush Avenue.