A just-reopened food scraps composting location, a film festival you can enjoy from the comfort of your couch—and lots more to see and do this weekend.
Through September 20
This year's film festival focused on Latino cinema has mostly moved online (there's also a drive-in portion in the Bronx selling out quickly), with 12 selections on the weekend schedule. All are streaming live ($6 each), followed by Q&As.
Saturday September 19 10:30am-noon (30 minute shifts)
Central Harlem St. Nicholas Park, W 135 St and St. Nicholas Ave
Keep this historic Harlem park looking sharp by volunteering to pick up litter on Saturday morning. Registration is required (as are masks).
Saturday, September 19 8am-noon
Inwood Isham St between Seaman Ave and Cooper St
This destination greenmarket suspended its composting program in the spring due to covid-related budget cuts, but now it's finally back.
Through September 20 (Fri 6pm-9pm, Sat noon-9pm, Sun 1pm-5pm)
Central Harlem Heath Gallery, 24 W 120th St between Fifth Ave and Malcolm X Blvd
More than 40 pieces, including less-seen large-scale works, from an artist who built his following through a longstanding open-air gallery in Soho.
Sunday, September 20 at 6pm
Hamilton Heights 142 Hamilton Pl between W 143rd and W 144th Sts
Italian restaurant L'Artista has resumed its free live jazz concerts on Sundays in the restaurant's front patio.