Friday, August 26, 2011



Museum of the City of New York: ‘New York in the ’20s: Jazz Films’ (Sunday) Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday are among the jazz legends whose filmed appearances in New York City studios will be screened at 2 p.m. The program, hosted by Loren Schoenberg, executive director of the Jazz Museum in Harlem, is included in museum admission. 1220 Fifth Avenue, at 103rd Street, (212) 534-1672,; $10; $6 for 65+ and students; $20 for families; free for those 12 and under and members.

Latino Americano Flower Parade (Sunday) The procession begins at 10 a.m. on Central Park West near 110th Street, traveling south to 97th Street.

New York Road Runners (Saturday and Sunday) Several events this weekend offer courses for the competitive runner as well as those who just want to keep fit. On Saturday the Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run and Family Health Walk will take place in St. Nicholas Park, Edgecombe Avenue and West 150th Street, Harlem; the run begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by the health walk at 9:30; fees for the run, $30, or $25 for 18 and younger and 62+ in advance, or $35 and $30 on Saturday; fees for the walk, $25 in advance and $30 on Saturday.

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